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CLISBT AJJONES, Furuiro^. AND MESSENGER V‘ ( h tX Z THE FAMILY JOURNAL—STEWS—POLITICS- «TERATUR)£—AGRICULTURE—DOMESTIC NEWS, Etc,—PRICE $2.00 FEB ANNUM. GEORGIA TELEGRAPH BUILD!KG ESABLISIIED1826- MACON, FRIDAYyfoECEMBER 31. 1880 VOLUME LV—NO. 52 THE STABBING OP MB. JOHN -.arilOFIKLD. A Form"r Vncia Ku ftwgiwMly Wounded without Of O. Father By an’* Speech. I The Greet Snow Stem. Baltimore, December 19. — Rev. I, December 29.—A tremen- Abram J. Ryan, the'poet priest, addressed I dous snow began here last night and U a large meeting of the Irish Land League I still raging. This is the third snow storm . .last night. He said : “I know the priuei- | here within a week and the snow lies The following account of the subbing | pIes involved, but lam not familiar with I upon the ground, blocking the roads to an of Mr. John SchoBeld we clip from the tbe deuils. My father wat born In Tip-1 extent unequaled for many yean. The Greenville (3. L.) Aeuw. I perarv. HU blood is mins and his prin-1 wind Is due north and the thermometer Mr. John H. Schofield was ^dangerously ] c [pj Mi Every odb bates tyranny. Words I sUnds at 24 degrees above zero. are not harsh enough to express that ha-1 Pktkbsbuuo, December 29.—A very tred. Ireland has suffered more than any | heavy snow U prevailing here to-day with Ration in the world, but has kept together. I no indications of clearing weather. There arc factions there, but when you I Richmond, December 29.—The snow touch national principles they are a unit. (storm which commenced in the northern God made the land and I reckon it ought I part ot the State, last evsning struck thU to be owned by those for whom it was I city between 3 and 4 o’clock this morning, made. The Irish people first feel and then ] since which houMsnow has been falling cut on on Saturday night by Geo. White, and it was thought yesterday by hU at tending physicians, Die. Wallace and Longj that the wound.would prove faUl. The circumstances were these: Mr. Scho field was in the wsgon-yard behind the drug store of Messrs. Hacot As Co., West- End, and it was particularly remarked by parties who were acquainted with him, I tb ink—feeling evaporates but thoughts jsteidily hem andls now (noon) six iuches n0 r»« und wwii he if stay and phrase themselves into | deep with no indications of cessing. It is of liquor. Geo. White, it appears, I wordj> They should think that I decidedly the heaviest storm of the winter was intoxicated and very angry J nlk( ] e Ireland for Irelaud, and not I and extends all over the State and Into . - , , At „ > I ° OI1e I for England; though by some unfortunate | North Carolina. All the trains are re whisky at oue or two of the adjacent bar-1 c i rcU iMtance the English got it. The | ported delayed several hours. w? l s^hnnflirt*wTtii Pr i.Tfir^iife a rni?ina < him I tbIn S 10 wait- The tyranny of the Irish I Is roteusely cold. Mr. Schofield with bis kune, cutting turn land owner j ( intolerable. Who denies it I State Treasurer Vincent has forwarded deeply iu the left side P**”®*** the i# % i| ar;<wb 0 a (firms it speaks the truth. I money to the National Park Bank of New ““h ■ At _ r" time the wound was pot p arueii Js the i ca der of an agitation, as I York to meet the interest due January I, regarded as necessarily dangerous. After I O’Connel was;' and as O’Connel sue-1 on Alabama bonds. wowsutod, Mfc Sclioheid approa^ed cee j ed jn the raa | n , I hope Parnell will I Nkw VoKic,December29 —At 7 o’clock w i * IanalD 8 succeed in his efforts; He needs substan- I this morning the thermometer registered OI i,u 1 vi St . ree j 111 l i 1C ,*, nd tial sympathy, and money used for so I *s follows: At Escanabae, Midi., 18 bo- B°°d a purpose is consecrated. No matter I low zero; St. Paul, Mlnu., 18; Milwaukee, what differences may exist even in the Wis., 19; LaCrosse, Wis., 15; Keokuk, Catholic Church on this question, I think I Iowa, 10; North Platte. Nebraska, 23; arrest \\ bite, and thought that he had I j UJt | ca i, OII t j ie ,] de D f the Irish tenants. I Leavenworth, Kansas, 13; Omaha, 13; St. done so. but the arresjed “f” P r0 ]£ d God is on the side of justice; you are on I Louis, 13; Cheyenne, Wyoming, 13; Cbi- be a brother of George White. George I tbe #ide of Q od and you will succeed. If I cago, 13; Alpeua, Mich., 15; Detroit, 10; had taken the opportunity of the blunder j 8 poverty stricken and destitute ludianapolls, It Cleveland, 4; Toledo, u. to attempt to escape, but was in a few I ^ jj because of the ltixuiy of the land-1 8: Buffalo, N. Y., 1; Cincinnati, zero; minutes secured by the police and con- , orda . e “ J Rochester, N. Y., 3 above zero; Pitta- veyed to the guardhouse, protesting on «y ou rot go ^ far— anything I buigh, 4; Washington, 12; Philadelphia, £** w * y - ^ revolutionary might briug on calamities. 111; Albany 18. the assault, before being locked.up,,how- h am a revolutionist in a measure,andun- I Greensboro, N. C., December 29.— ever, he made a full confession. White I fggganfucUd. English landlords are to I The snow storm here U the greatest and remained only four hours in the guard- irej,,,,) W iiat carpet-bagger* were to the I most severe in twenty years. The snow house-haying by some means effected hfo We guflered an u were patient, j is now fifteen inches deep and still falling. * nd now carpet-baggera are not there, j Many people sutler greatly Irom the want police are on h.s track and expected te se- j ^ we have th e*poweFin our own hands! of wood. So will Ireland oue day get rid of land-1 Columbus, Ga., December 29.—Four lords—first, by calm, legitimate thought, I and a half inches of snow, the heaviest ou and then by the grace of God, which I record in this section, fell this morning, crowns every act ot justice with victory.” | The thermometer at4 p. m. was twenty The reverend speaker was frequently ap-1 degrees above zero and growing colder. It cure him last night. After White had beqp locked up in a cell in the guard house a man named Newton, found drunk by the police and lying on the snow, bad been carried to the guard house fire to sleep off Ills intox ication, the door opening into the street being left unlocked to allow him to go out when he bad slept off his intoxication. This man, it is believed, on coming to bis senses opened the iuner door of the room, and finding in the passage the cell keya plauded. Judge Ward's Record. Editors Macon Dally Herald: I see in this morning’s Telegraph and Messenger, over three very dim little is now clear. Koundout, N. Y., December 20.—At 7 o’clock this morning the thermometer in dicatcd ten degrees above zero. It is snow ing. Watertown, December 29.—Twelve “NO BOTIN THE TARO” A Christmas IsditoUss. BY JACK PLANE. ana nnunigintno passage ine murnmys ~ a , i * .i” to fiiteen inches of snow fell last night ami liberated White, together with two others. s ‘ ar *» » uimiuanicauon, purporting to I. .... , n. , ra delaved Tlie cliiefof nolice returned late last night show .some of tlio record of Judge C. | Oni.iinn flA.uml.a. *lO T 1 lui ——!.1 Tlie cliiefof police returned late last night without having been able to trace Wh'te to bis hiding place. Dr. Long repo ted the condition of Mr. Schofield last night extremely precarious. RONE HILL CEMETERY. T. Ward, evidently with a view to I Chicago, December 29.—Tho cold damaging him in the pending county weather continues. Atdawn this morn- election. * I ,n S tbo mercury was ID to 22 degrees in I am glad to see that the day lias ar-1 tbe city, and al 8 o’clock it was 15. Tlie rived when the thinking people it this I 13 c * ear and w * nd moderate. The county-aud I may say of tlio whole prospects now arc for a gradually rising J State-are considering the worth and temperature. Trains are impeded some- Bcport of tlio Trewnror, X W. Burke* I qualifications of tnei)| rather tban party af-1 but there are no accidents to prop- The following is the report made to the filiation. The people have been led about I ert ^.?F . re P° 1 r ™* £ coal famine is mayor and city council by J. W. Burke, by the nose by sebemlug politicians as long CSSlS. 1 ri!TtehrfM«MJ lr j as they intend to be. The parly lash lias I ra *“ oa us fail to bring coal, as they have treasurer: To the Mayor and Aldermen of the city of Maeon—Gentlemen: My attention brs been called to a paragraph in Mayor Corput’s address, which calls for a report from me as treasurer of tlie Rose Hill heretofore done. Fbekpobt, L. I., December 29.—Six inches ot snow full here to-day, and it is still snowing to-night. Passenger trains have been running nearly schedule timo. To-night is the coldest of played out—except when it becomes nec essary to keep bad men out of oliice. I have no doubt Judge Ward can explain his political acts to the satisfaction of every fair nun who will trouble himself , to investigate lL His course has not beeu . , committee. Abseuco from the city and an inconsistent one When there Is dancer I tbo 3f?a30n > and at 8 o clock the therinome other causes have prevented my doing so of bad lnerl getting lllt o responsible po'si- ter stood eight degrees above zero, at an earlier day. I most respectfully t ions, we find him ready to lock shields Fououkkepsie.N.Y. December29.—A comply with your request, and make the with t | ie organized Democracy to prevent seve ™ alort P, >',« been , iu progress following report. I am debtor— u. When auoiher course is deemed best near| J a11 da yt and it is snow ng to-night, by a majority of the party, we find him I T be re fiS rts sboir Jf is , beaT ^J. 8 ° utb accepting the situation, and in tho open ***** ^ be niercury stands 10 degrees field on correct principles. j above zero. . „ With every requisite qualification—the j Rsdbank, a. J., December 29.—A , , record of a true and trica oflicer—moral I *« ve re snow storm la sweeping along the 11 00 worth and Christian integrity—I feel that 9? a, J ® ,u “ d »yi]K bt - Auoiher railroad I .Tndffft Ward will .stand th« mid f.har I blocl%ade is fCRICll. IhcrC iS ft deUS6 fo" August 14, 1880. Amount receiv ed of A. E. Boardman for es tate ot J. L. Jones, balance on hand . . . . $ August 10, 18S0. Amount from Isaac Hardeman October 24, I860. Amount from S 02 Hebrew cemetery Ctedit— October 25,1880. Fatd J.J. Clay January 10,1880. “ '* “ March 0, “ “ « « May 0, « “ “ « June 2, •* Carhsrt & Curd November 2, “ 1’ald Clay’s order Balance on band 800 00 | $ 810 02 j 200 00 | 139 50 3 85 177 35] 174 82 Judge Ward will stand the test, aud that, . _ ,, . . . - the friends who have stood by him for so on the coast and a vessel is reported ashore many years will be joined by enough I IlQ ff * dlIlt Fleasant. more to place him triumphaul in the ot-1 December -9.—A special flee of ordinary I to tlie Times-Star from Fort Wayne says I say, the ’‘record” to judgo him by is I f. h ? thermometer indicated twenty degrees „ , the one he made while occupying the po-1 bfi I° w at 8 o dock this morning. 25 sition to which he again aspires. I ask of Business is suspended and many horses, 48 <5 | lhe tliinking, good men of Bibb, did the cattle and other domestic animals have county ever have a more efficient, reliable I beon fr °zcn to death, officer? . I Freehold, N. J., December 20.—For By common consent, our people have I twelve hours a heavy snow storm has been agreed to leave the field for county officers sweeping through this regiou, and a cut- open 'to a “scrub race,” ana allow every ting north wind is drifting the banks man to stand or fall solely on his own 1 formed by the two previous storms so merits. Heuce it is uhfair to go back and I mucli that a general railroad take up the apparent inconsistencies of aud oilier travel is feared to-night. Last other and different days. Let us tako the I night was the coldest of the season, tlier- men—their standing as citizens—their I mometcr standing 7 above zero. . records as public officers—their capabili-1 Long Branch, December 29.—At five iL? I lies and moral worth—and after a careful, I this morning another severe storm set in Rose Hill cemetery is, of Ell the places I nnhlud comparison, vote for tho beat I and continues unabated to-nignt. At Red- In and around our beautiful Central I man . j bank six inches of snow have fallen, City, the one in which our whole people j This communication is written and pub-1 which on top of tho two last great snow are most Interested. We all want to see n s bed without Judge Ward’s knowledge falls have choked up nearly every tum- it beautiful In every possible way. Dur- or C01lsen t. ft is prompted by a feeling of pike out of the village. lu expectation of lag tho lives of those faithful, good men, friendship, and Un desire to seo good men I unusually severe westher Superintendent Sirari Rose and John L. Jones, they gave [ j n office. a Life-long Democrat. I Havens lias doubled the life saving patrol Macon, December 2D. to-night. — * ■ ■ ■ Baltimore, Dec. 29.—The weather The Irish Situation. here istlic coldest for years. At lOo’ciock $ 819 02 Mr. Clay sends with this, items of lus expenditures and receipts from which will be seen that lie has received from all sources 2,430 00 Amounts paid out . . 2,359 25 much time and attention to tho work. But of late years it has been to some ex tent neglected. During the latter years of Mr. Jones’ life he was unable to give the cemetery any personal attention r ~, w in„ to-night the mercury indicated seven de- PB B . . HBBL From the Loudon correspondence f L , reeSf and al io:20 o’clock six degrees After his death I was appointed his sue- I the New York World, written on Christ- I ab ove zero, and growing colder, fcjuow cestor. 1 found Mr. Clay in tho office of raM da y f wc c [|p tbe following: fell continuously for twenty-four hours, ******hind J s°andth‘a d t December 25.-The inrorma- «Pto 7 o’clock this evening, when it placod every thing in his hands and that t j on rece i ved within the last few days by I cleared. ’ » *** b»M wPtog »°«» and using the g0Ver n mC nt has been of a character t0 I Coluiubia, S. C., December 29.-Snow proceeds in fixing the cemetery. • ]eave uo doubt that anorgan i zodaild geil . began to fall at daybreak, and continued I found also that Mr. Clay was deeply . ri , ir£r ire],,,,! i ud beell ar raii"ed I until 2 p. m., when it was an inch deep, interested in the work. Not content with for tliQ 2< f ;h of , ]jis m0 nih. ThU ciroum- Soon after tlio thermometer fell rapidly, what he could get out of the meagre JSwee mcoonnte for Un hurried dbpatch »nd at 7 o’clock it was eight degrees below mL 01 *’ »««i *i S n,i Cr in 1 U° thut island of so many thousand picked freezing- the amount of over $300, and In wrious , , . dI , . ' portion of the A dispatch to the Register say* the snow ways succeeded in getting enough to put gSuSSldKdViS fivebaUerira of U»s rouWen inches dwp at Dallas and u P ane * fence around the ent re cemetery t[ie jj oya j Artillery. There is now in Ire- Gastonia, N. C., to-day, and at korkville, with cedar posts and surmounted with Und a » d army of J over 30;000 regu iar sol. IS. C., ten inches. barbed wire P n>t 5f b ?J» bes ! de3 diers, the flower of the British army, so otlierneededimprovemenu. Asm pre - t j iatasucccss | u j j DSUrrecl jon would be ecessor had expended all the proceeds of imp01Mible . Neverthcliss, it Is still fear- cd lb ‘ l disturbances will occur there. In hU good work. A reverberation feared IS _ESO He presents herewith a statement or LAND. . SIIlce laJ1 . cuuauuiiLcu m4* t aa« iu« auu every dollar received and what has been I Simultaneous blows, according to tlie I five hours. It is very cold to- done with It. He has accounted to me original programmes, were to be struck iti ... for every deed I have issued, and London and tlie other great cities of Eng-1 ^ puts down as cash, in soma cases land; hence the police authorities cv- amounts only partially collected, as he erywhere are spending an anxious Christ- takes the risk of the receipts when he mas. gives up the deed before the money Is | misnusN arriving from America. paid to him. * ’ ’ *" *“ the amount Scranton, Pa., December 29.—A ficrco snow set in last evening. It lias been snowing hard all day and (rains are greatly delayed on all roads. Augusta, Ga.. December 2D.—There was tlie heaviest fall of snow here to-day since 1857. It commenced at 4 a. m. aud Upland Rice.—We occasionally see very interesting accounts of the success- j ful production, of rice on upland. Until quite receutly the culture of this cereal the best growth of trew and succeeded ln bouu J c!ng from brand , t0 branch, and , - — . - i iiusuaui A . getting the first oranges. He is proud of finally sitting ou the ground like the ham- . An observer who will note M a " i,4? b .Americans have arrived was a ! w ,* y * a * odated 1 wllb ldea ° f P ta * uccess » “ well, he may be, when he ^ or money Mr. Clay has used Lia^nW/wife w days^ at Queenstown, v ery rich swamp land, but it has been in two yearn, and then will consider the I batiS^t«eS5.£ to ^1^ RTOWP b$yondyiwttoo that it can be work he has done, will see that It most be ,“ e f r Xdffi^ P the roast is now very care- ero' vn upon ord nary upland with about ■.ii.r..i« n . to the* most captious. He has as.much certainty as corn or wheat. The work in two yeare than has uI| y T1 “,®| 0 ,"^ e "iJ? a n I l I following extract from the Hawkinsville least fully determined to keep Ireland I ,},ows the successortha exDerl- satisfactory to the most captious, done more work In two been done for years before. He lies not received one dollar of com pensation outside of bis perquisites as sexton. These he could have had with out undertaking the other work. The — ujly oeterruinea to Keepirejauu ^topafcA shows the success of the expert- nominally under the rule of lbo crown, Zjtr. Henry Peterson, of Collee although all law continues to he openly made this year200 bushels of up- trampled under foot by tlie great mass of I |^nd rice upon six acres of very poor —M ininpii—- ..... Us population I land. The land was so poor, in fact, rounciThas*paU? nothing toward the im-1 radical sympathy with Ireland, tbatit would not producecoru. Mr. Peter- provements. X have only paid Mr. Clay I The conservative papers, as might be during the two years $844.20, leaving bal- eX p eC b ;( 5 i reproach the government bit- pounds) of Pacific fertill..r. He sold tlie ancc in my hands of $174.90. I com- | lmt tii« ipadinc- Enmk lu the I rice in its rough state at_ bis ^barn door menced with a very ” the amount ltanded Boardman, redress of Irish grievances has passed by, never to return, late treasurer, Mr. Jones. In conclusion, gentlemen, I have tried tousc my office in such a way only- as to preserve and make beautiful Rose Hill Cemetery, which is dear to every house hold in Macon. As I get no compensation says be can cultivate rice with less labor and expense than cotton, and that the cron cau be gathered cheaper than cotton. The rice straw, If properly handled, Is equal to fodder, and Is preferred by mules. Mr. James Mullin, of Cbauncey, Dodge A gentleman woo employs a great number of bauds In a manufactory in the | nordesire any, for my labors, 1 trust 11 west of Scotland, In order to encourage I county, buys rice atraw aud has it shipped may at least have the good will and ap- his work people in a due attendance at f r0 m the coast, and considers it superior probation of those I have tried to serve. church on a fast day told them that if to fodder and hay as ‘long forage’ for his I will say of Mr. Clay that he is faith- tiiey went to church they would receive J 0 x teams.” ful and prompt in the discharge of the du- their wages for that day in the same man-1 _ ties of Ins office. I have ever found him ner at if they had been at work, upon FstslIMIrMS AmGwL ready to carry out any plan suggested foi which a deputation was app< inted to sc- Special to tie TtUgrapkandMu‘t*o*r] the improvement of Roae Hill Cemetery. I quftlut tb*lr employer that “if bo would I £uFAOLA$ A£a* 9 December 28.—Th« I have rarely ever known ftn official pay them for over-hour* they would at- passenger tram on the Clayton branch, more deeply interested in his office. With tend likewise at tlie Methodist chapel In Conductor Stewart, ran oyer a cow at the sentiments of high esteem I am, gentle- the evening.” I sixteen-mile post at 6 p. m-, turning the men, Yours truly, I * T r- j engine and tenderover and throwing three Yours truly, J. w. Burke, Treasurer Rom Hill Cemetery. December 28th, 1880. Nothing is uglier than a crooked boot I freight cars off the track. Fireman Lots or shoe; straighten them with Lyon’s I Watts, colored, was killed outright. No Heel Stiffeners. dec31-w6t 1 one else was hurt. Osiris. “Pop! pop! toot I toot!” disturbed my slumbers about 4 o’clock thia Christmas morning. “Ob, those miserable boys! 1 I exclaimed, turning myself upon my pil low; “I wish they would let me sleep. 1 Just then another volley broke upon the night air, and at slight intervals the firing continued until daylight came to my re lief. It was impossible to sleep, and after long meditation, as a prudential measure, I left the bed for the comforts around the blazing grate. The effect of the morning ablution and the glowing fire cast a cheer ful radiance over everything within, in spite of the howling storm without. The incessant cracking of the poppers and the hideous tones of tin horns kept me re minded that the average boy. was still about. Boys—what a strange compound they are 1 A bundle of Incongruities, the prin cipal ingredients being fun, frolic and mischief, generous impulses, courage and thoughtlessness. There is no manner of mischief hidden from the boy, and out of slicer fun and frolic be does not hesitate to tie a lighted bunch of fire crackers to a dog’s tail, if in the turor every horse on the street runs away and demolishes every vehicle and lamp-post along the line. He would laugh at the greatest man In the city,or even if it were his own falhef who falls, being tripped by a wire stretched across the sidewalk. They have courage to go where brave men would not dare to tread, and they shrink from nothing out of which they esn extract a little fun. The rain, the cold, the mud, and even the howling storm caunot cheat them out of their Christmas frolic./ Yet I like these wild, frolicking, fun-lovini; boys. Their genius now expended upon methods of fun will ere long be turned to more practical uses, and be ex- jwnded lu building railroads, cotton factories, and managing the thousand and one industries that crowd and bless our laud. God bless these boys, and let them have a merry Christmas to-day. Bested by the window gazing out upon the gloom, and ever and anon catching a glance of some boy skipping through the rain to astonish his neighbor with a re port of his fire popper, two older people passed mufiled in their great coats and rubbers, and under the sheltering fold of an umbrella, perlectly independent of the pitiless raiu that corno thick and fast about them. As they passed my gate one of them looking over into the yard and seeing everything neat and clean, and the front door closed, remarked, “No boy in that yard.” On cither aide, my neighbor’s children were toot- iug their horns aud making the air redolent with burnt powder, but witiiiu our enclosure all was quiet. The remark of the passerby startled me, and the thought oppressed me, “No boy in our yard.” What a priratiou! “No boy,” and tho tears came leaping to the eyelid. Ob, what loneliness pervades a childless homo 1 No merry prattle to greet the ear, no music of pattering feet upon the stairs, no inquisitive eyes peering into ours to Iearu4hi wealth of Santa Claus, no brok en toys scattered upon the floor, no songs of gladness upou tills Chris'mas mom, no hoy in the yard. Was it ever thus ? . I found, unconsciously, my face buried in my hands. Approaching footsteps roused me from my dream, aud my eyes instinctively rested upon a portrait upou tho wall. From tbcuco two black eyes gazed down upou me afiec 1 innately, and lips, so lifelike, seemed ready to speak, “No, it has not always been so,” and then the memories of bygono years come crowding and rushing through my brain until, bewildered, I was about to reach forth 'to clasp the mere shadow of my departed boy. But calmly and lovingly lie still looks down upon me from just above luy writing desk. The madam comes and goes, busy with her household cares, but now* aud then lifts her eyes to the portrait above my head, the quivering lips alone giving ev idence of the emotion which fills the ma ternal heart upon this festive day. Witli eyes bedimmed I wnte, and if it were not for this tear-st ained page tlie world would never have known that there was a por trait upon the wall. Alas, there wero two who came to glad den our domestic hearthstone, around whom the teudrils of our hearts were twined, and upon whom tbo wealth of paternal affection was bestowed. A double tombstono guards their earthly resting- place in Rose Hill, but it is with a glori ous hope and hcavcn-b'om faith that we believe our two boys are to-day, in nobler strains and sweeter anthems tban earth ever knew, celebrating the Saviour's natal day. ■' Tlie law of compensation rules at last. If there is “no hoy in the yard,” there are two in heaven. And ere many more Christmas anniversaries come and go, we shall join them In those subiimer songs upon that shining shore. A Home fob Moteeb.—It is delightful to turn from the too frequent_j»d example of the dime-novel-bitten runaway boys bringing tbemaelvek and their parent# to grief, to a pure picture of filial love and duty like this: Say* a letter written from a western city: Business called me to the United States Land Office. While there a boy, appa rently sixteen or seventeen years of age, came in and presented a certificate for for ty acres ol land. I was struck with the countenane aud general appearance of the boy, and in quired of nim for whom he was purchas ing the land, “For myself, sir.” I then inquired where be had got the money. He answered, “I earned it.” Feeling then an increased desire for knowing something more about tlie boy, 1 asked about himself and parents. He took a Mat and gave me the following narrative : “I am the oldest of five children. Fa ther is a drinking man, and often would return home drunk. Finding that father would not abstain from liquor, I resolved to make an effort in some way to help my mother and brothers sud sisters. I got an axe and went into a new part of the coun try to work clearing land, and I have sav ed enough to buy forty acres of land out there.” . “Well, my good boy, what are you go ing to do with the, land ?” “I’ll work on it, build a log house, and when it is all ready, will bring father, mother, brothers and sisters to Ure with me. Tho land I want for my mother, which will secure her from want in her old age.” •‘And what will you do with your father, if he continues to drink?” “Oh, sir, when we get hint on the farm he will fe ;1 at home and be happy, and 1 hope become a sober man.” “Young man, may God’s blessing at tend you in your efloris to help aud to honor your father ami mother.” By tills time tbe.receiver handed himhis receipt for his forty acres of land. As he was leaving the office he said: “At last I have a home for my mother T Help for (be Great Army ot Convales cents. who, after an attack ot disease, get so far back ou the returning wav to health and no farther, line of the most serious itn- lediments which the medical profession las to encounter is the tendency in all diseases, whether acute or chronic, to wards debility aud loss of vital force. To meet this condition of low vitality, the Compound Oxygen, which acts directly on the great nervous centres, rendering them more efficient, vigorous and active, aud capable of generating more and more of the vital forces, which are life and health, offers an agent of help and restora tion. Our Treatise on Compound Oxygen, its nature and action, is sent free. Ad dress Drs. Starkey & I’alen, 1109 aud 1111 Girard Btreet, Philadelphia, Pa. It . “Two Souls Witb But n Single Tbousbt.” Hawkinbvillk, Ga., Dec. 29tli, 1880. Editors Telegraph and Messenger:— On December tho 26th, the marriage cer emony of Mr. Henry Manning, of McVilie, to Miss MoJiie Waterman, of Hawkins ville, was performed by Rabbi Sager. Af ter tho legal ceremonies tlio Doctor added an appropriate address to the newly made man and wife, advising them to blend their lives in bappiuess aud look to God. The guests were numerous and joyful, among whom were Mis3jLulaSanberg,Mr. J. Dannenberg, of Macon, Mr. Jack and Ike Maas, of Cochran, Judge Pate aud Col. Eason, of Hawkinsville, and others loo numerous to mention. Virgin. A Mr Firtt on Garfield's Hands. It - is now generally conceded, says Red field, that a cuhtest between Gen. Garfield and the stalwart wing of the Re publican party Is not entirely Improbable. It ie averred iLat President Garfield will meet with a much more inteuse opposition Largest Man in America.—A dis patch from Honeedsle, Pa., to the Phila delphia Times, says: “Lewis Rockwell, aged 102 years, lives In a rickety old house In Pike county, Pa., uot far from this place. He is the eldest of a family remarkable for the longevity of its mem- than Mr. Hayes ever experienced, after Ottim Rockwell family there are the 4th of next March, unless the stalwarts I «'g b ‘ brothers and sisters yet liviog. They are treated with that consideration which they claim as a right. In view of a possi ble struggle between the stalwart and anti-stalwart wings of the Republican party, the personal political status of each kepub lean Senator who wilt fill a seat are Lewis Rockwell, aged 102; Abram Rockwell, 96; Mrs. Annie Weils, 83; Miss Bailie Rockwell, 79; Elisa Rockwell, 77 Mrs. Sarah Gaineeford, 75; Mrs. Kather ine Brown, 73; and Mrr. Lucinda Valen tine, 70. The aggregate age of the family Is after the 4th of March is a matter of inter- 843 years, or an average ol over 80 yean eat. If there b a fight it will be carefully I eacb - In »P l *« of * b « fact be bM many wealthy relatives, Lewis Rockwell! has been cast upon the town and b now nearly the only “town charge” in the county. Lewis Cornelius, who died some years ago, was a connection of tho Rock well family. He was at one time the largest man in America, being considers' bly larger tban Daniel Lambert, Bar- waged in the Senate over the confirma tion of appointmsBts made by the incom ing Pro ident. At present the stalwarts, or anti- Hayes Senators, are in the majority. The new Senators to be elected this winter by Republican Legislatures will decide whether or not a successful fight can be, - r i —- — „■ . ■ —, — waged against Gen. Garfield. The Demo-1 num * S iant - Mr. Cornelius’ dimensions cratic Senators, if they fail to have a ma- I *” entered upon the record books in the jority in the Senate, will be able to de- prothonotary’a office, at Milford, Pike cide any question where there b a divis-1 COttnt Ji M follows: Height, 0 feet; cir- lou between the Republicans. In the I cumfereuce be!ow waist, B feet 2 Inches; event of a fight, the following named circumference above waist, 6 feet 2| Inch- Seuatom, whose terms do not expire on ?* circumference of arm above eioow, 2 tho 4th of March, are estimated in sympa- I feet 2 inches; circumference.of arm below tby with the feeling of the stalwart wing I elbow, 1 foot 9 inches; circumference of or the party: Messrs. Teller and Hill, oflvnst, 1 foot 3 inches; dr- Colorado; Logan o! Illinois; Aiilson, of cunrference of thigh, 4 feet Iowa; Plumb and Ingalls, of Kansas. 2 ,, incbe *5 circumference of calf Kellogg, of Louisians; Jones, of Nevada: of 2 fl98t 7 inches; drcumfereoce of Rollins, of New Hampshire; Conkling, of ankle » 1 foot 7 iuches; weight, without New York; Cameron, or Pennsylvania, an y clothing whatever,845) pounds. This aud Carpenter, of Wisconsin. ’ U the only authentic record of Mr. Cor- There are drcumstances which render ! n,bu »’ size extant. As he bad been sick the action* of Messrs. Edmunds, Windom aol ? e , tinl t b ® loat over 00 pounds of his and Blaine somewhat uncertain. The I 5. 1 8 bt ' .Me was not weighed until after former Is naturally an ultra radical; In I when in full health would complete accord with the stalwarts. It b ba I 8 li PP« d tbe scales at 700 pounds. His announced,upon very high authority,how- [ WI V®, wa f * ver F slight woman, and ever, that be will be appointed Associate I weighed just 10O pounds. They bad three Justice or the Supreme Court, in place 0 f I MIM ' whose weight was 815 pounds, an Mr. Justice Hunt. If he desire* this pros- » vera S« of 272 pounds each. The only pecthre honor be would scarcely oppose I * u nrtving »on, John Cornellu*, now the next administration. Mr. Windom I we *8 b * 880 pounds. was warm in his fealty to Conkling last winter, and the latter was the first to sug- J ;est that Windom would make a good Republican President. Mr. Windom will probably act with tbe stalwarts, but he b If a statement telegraphed by tbe Ber lin correspondent of the London Morning Post b correct, tlie reportsor the Emperor of Russia’s marriage with‘.the Princess Dolgorouki are untrue. D b announced, the Post’s correspondent says, that the Czar’s marriage with the Princess Dol gorouki has not yet been ' formally sol cmnized, nor will it be so until after the expiration of tlio customary period of mourning—a full year—lor the late Czarina. The Princess has once more taken up her quarters in the Winter Pal ace at St. Petersburg, but agaiu on a sepa rata floor (the third), and maintains a sep irate establishment! Some of tho Profit* of Orange Cul ture. A correspondent in Florida, writing to the Hartford (Conn.) Times, says in re gard to tlio orange t’lilluru of tlie year: “Many who were almost in despair in the spring of 1879 are now In ccstacies of joy over tho situation, and fully believe that'tbe time b near at hand when they will have a competence if not a fortune from the income of their groves. Among the numbei b our friend Kit Burnham, who came here from your city four yoars ago last spring. His means wero limited, but he bougat some scrubby trees at a large price and set them, and by very careful management and the strictest economy lio has contrived to support his family and keep his trees gro wing, and added a few to his grove each year. It is a pleasure Ghougli a little humil iating) to acknowledge that he has, under Latest Cure for Diphtheria A lady Id Williamsport, this State, furnbbes tbe following on diphtheria and its cure: She was the mother of six children, all of whom had been afflicted with the dreaded disease and were cured by tbe following remedy: Take a slice of fat bacon —side meat—the older tbe better; sew it on a soft piece of flannel; then saturate it with coal (petroleum) oil. Place it ou tbe neck, having the meat to reach from ear to car. After pounding several onions into a poultice place enough of the same in the patient’s stocking to cover the solo of tbo foot, aud bavo the patient put tbe storking on. The poultice must be warm in older not to chili the patient. The throat should then be gargled with some tomato catsup, strong with red pepper; salt and vinegar shaken well together will do. If the palient b too young to gargle, wet the throat with a few drops. If vomiting occurs, lime water purchased at a drug store with directions should be given, lie sure to cause an ir ritation of the neck. A very excellent lady was desired by another to teach her what secret she had to preserve her husband’s favor. “It is,” replied she, “by doing all that pleases him, and enduring patiently all that displeases me”—oue wornsn in teu thousand. An attendant of the Oregon Insane Asylum was told to climb a tree and bring dowu a patient who had taken a position , ■. . - . . . in its top. He haa reached- a height of thirty feet when a limb broke,and he fell, i . .t.n z „ ..,2 merofa pile driver. For twenty years looks on the goIdenfruit. 5LOU would this man had been dumb, though able to be surprised to see how tho young groves b ear. but now the spectators wero aston- have come out since you were The isb ei by such an outbreak of fluent and business is now looked upon as a^success sb ocking profahity as they never heard beyond any peradventure, and a big sue- be r or o. M’he cure was permanent, too. cess at that. There are now plenty. r 1 of groves that will yield a not „ _ profit of $1,000 per acre this seas- The Latest About the Vice Pbksi- on, and some much more. James A. • dent Elect.—A strauger arrived at St. Harris stands at the head of the list of Albans, Vt., a few days ago and registered orauge-growers of tbe State. Some nine at the American House os A. F. Xlinman, or ten years since, he bought a tract of of New York. Since then he has been wooded land on which there were a great VC J7 busy in the adjoining town of X air- many wild orange trees. He cut down field, ostensibly collecting material for a tho large timber and budded the sour trees biography of Vice President-elect Arthur, without removing them, and they were He has privately slated to leading Demo- bearing in three years. Last year he sold cratic citizens, however, that he is em- bis crop at $19,000, and last week he bar- ployed by the Democratic National Corn- gained the present crop for the snug sum mittee to obtain evidence to ow that of $40,000. A good return for an invest- General Arthur is an unnaturalized fer ment of a few hundred dollars in ten elguer. He claims to have discovered years. This, of course, is an exceptlona- that General Arthur was bom In Canada ble case, but there is no doubt as to the instead of Fairfield; that his name Jj orange culture being a profitable bust- L’hester Allen instead of Chester Abell; £!'» that he was fifty years old In July instead I --e,e, ” ■ ot October, at has been stated, and “You see,” said a lively old Aberdeen generally that be is an alien and ineligible bachelor, on being adnaed to get married, l b * office of Vice President. “you see I can’t do it, because I could not • » ■ — marry a woman I didn’t respect, and it would be impossible for me to respect a woman who would marry me.’.’ Bough Christmas Weather in Scot land.—Says Hie World’s correspondent of the 25th: They are experiencing very severe westher in Scotland aud traveling by railway has become quite difficult ana dangerous. The trains on several Scot- Thk Inventor or the Wheelbar row.—It takes a great man to do a little thing sometimes. Who do you think Invented tbat very hot regarded as a probably active oppo-1 simple thing called the wheelbkrrow? uent of tbe next administration; neither I Why, no less a man than Leonardo da is Mr. Blaine. I Vinci. The following Senators are relied upon I A nd wbo wa * be ? to support President Garfield: Messrs. He was * poet, painter, areh- Platt, of Connecticut; Kirkwood, of Iowa; | itect » sculptor,physiologist, engineer, nstu- Blaiuc, of Maine; Hoar, of Massachusetts; ral historian, botanist and inventor all in Ferry, of Michigan; Saunders, of Nebras- one \ H « wasn’t a “Jackal all trades and ka; Anthony and Burnside, or Rhode Is- P»dat none,” either. He was a real mas- land, and Merrill of Vermont. Of the I J®** ® r m * u T •««> «ud a practical worker new Senators Mr. Keman’s successor in 1 b «s ,d «*- When did he Ure? Somewhere about the time that Colum bus discovered America. Aud where was lie born ? lu the beautiful city of Florence In Ita- New York will be, it is calculated, be sealwatt aud a friend of Conkliny. Eu gene Hale, the probable successor of Sen ator Hamlin, of Maine, will hardly join with the factiou, but the New York Sena tor’s friends claim him as a supporter iu '>’• case of any dispute. I Perhaps some of you may feel » little Congressman Hawley, of Connecticut, betl ® r acquainted with him when I tell who is couuted upon as the successor of y° u i* w *3 Leonardo da Vinci who paiut- Senator Eaton, will be adavoted adherent ed one ° r lbe grandest pictures of tho of Gen. Garheld, and Hon. John Slier- world—“The Last Supper”—a picture man, of Ohio, will support the admlnls- tbat bas h® 011 C0 P ieJ many times, aud en- tratiou. Should Gen. Garfield be in per- graved In several alylea, so that almost foci accord with both wings of the party, eye jy one bas au idea of the arrangement it is calculated that there will be a lively •imposition at the table of the figures of contest for supremacy for tlio next four | our ‘ j0rd and b ’ s disciples, years between Messrs. Sherman ami Blaine on the one sido 4 and Conkling aud I A Plnokr Officer. Arthur on tho other. There is a possibil-1 1 ity of the election of a Republican Senator I Los Vegas, New Mexico, December to succeed Mr. Bailey by the Tennessee I 2 &—A notorious gang of outlaws, com- Legislature, aud Postmaster General May- posed of about twenty-five men, who, nard is tlie most talked of for the Senator-1 under tho leadership of “Billy the Kid,” ship if the Tennessee Republicans make bave f° r the past six months overrun the combination they are seeking. eastern New Mexico, murdering and com- Gen. Malione, of Virginia, Is relied tuittinc outrages, was broken up last upon to stand by the stalwarts, and he I Saturday morning by .the killing of two will play a prominent part in a scheme! and capturing of four, including tho for the re-oigauization of the Republican leader -. Tb ® prisoners were lodged in Lot party In the South. He does not desire I Vegas jail and calls for their lynching to come out openly at the start and vote J wer ® «n»de, but the vigilance of the cap- fora re-organization of tbo Senate, but I tors > Deputy Sheriff Garrett and others, the Republicans claim tbat be will do so 1 prevented. Yesterday forenoon Garrett if it is absolutely necessary. There are I « !,d hi* assistants boarded the train with eight States, (be Legislatures of which I tbo prisoners for tbe purpose of taking will elect Senators this winter, whose I tbetn 10 Santa Fe. action in case of a rupture within tbe Sheriff Romero remonstrated against party cannot be predicted in advance of I taking Rudsbaugh, one of the prisoners their selection. These States are CalL wbo bad Milled a Los Vegas deputy sher- fornla, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, lff . to Santa F-, but to no effect. He tbon ■Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and went to the depot with a posse of 300 Wisconsin. As the outlook is now, the I men i and made a formal demand for the stalwart Senators are in a slight majority, prisoners, but was told if he wanted them but approaching elections may transfer I to take them. The sheriff then stationed the balance to the other side. The Demo- m ® n at the engine to cover tbe engineer, crate are calculating Upon holding the I * nd the balance of the posse crowded balance of power in case of any Republi* I about the train, tbe platforms of which cau division. | were crowded with additional guards, I pressed Into service by Garrett. Every Lads and Ambition.—There is hard- window of the cars served as a port-hole ly a man, however moderate liis abilities ft* rifles. Somebody suggested to lake and energies, wbo night not look forw ard tbc prisoners uow. Stew art, one of Gar- to a fair share of human happiness if he rctt’a party, said the instant the first shot were early taught to conform a conception I wa * fired, he would unloose every nrlsoner of file to his powers, and to' 'seek nothing and araa him. For a while a flget seemed beyond what those powers entitle him to I imminent. look for. And the same is true of women. I Chief Engineer Robinson appeared and Weariness of life in tlie young arises, In I demanded that the train be allowed to so far as it arises from causes that are not I proceed, and the master of transportation purely moral, chiefly from a great dispro-1 said that if tbe train was not allowed to poitiou between the kind ot career the I proceed ite would arm all the railroad young have been taught to expect and the I men and run it. Detective J. F. Murley, kind of career for winch they find them- I oftlie Post-office Department, jumped into selves fit. There is too much of tbe idea I the cab with a pair of six-shooters, and tbat lads ought to be spurred into a sort j told the engineer to leap out. A com pro of ambition for which they are by no j mise was filially made by which it was means suited. A life of carefully limited | agreed that tlie sheriff and two men should desires—a life more or less approximate | go to Santa Fe with tbe party, and, if tbe ing In its reticence and moderateness of 1 Governor agreed,bring Rudabaugb back to aim to tiiat the old moat usually live, if j Los Vegas. The tram then proceeded, they are too live happily at all—need be by no means an unhappy life, for a very i Foa h C8 b and* Only.—A corrcspond- U.*gnaab<Mortta^ongpwpto of our ent writi lrom California aayt \ /° cun w we . ra I for wife-wnipping was authorized by tbe nn U ftr« * r '^rpi^itv I la4t Legislature of Nevada. Tho author- I itie * Austin, a mining town in that ^i.iti d I Sute « baTe ®'® cted * whipping-post to noble life riian the life of fretful compel!-1 p un i #b tummariiy wretches wbo abuse tiou and of unsuccessful or half-successful I lbe ; r w [ vea b y blows. We wish it were practical to apply appropriate correction to the no less unmanly tyranny of unfeeling, exacting and cruel words by which too many husbands keep their wives in never- ending torment. If man had tbe brains flMmuui m tiM I’m At Wwl Mtt The Chicago Tribune, ietervtewlog Gen- Sherman oo matters ead thiap pertaining to the array, gets Otis sense out of him or Wert Pete* mt, Whittaker: Gen. Sherman, after payfttg a outogium to Gen. 8eboftetd*s record aean officer as well ee a oommaoder at West Point, took up the negro question and ex- prresed himself in a very derided fashion. Wherever tbs negro appears politics mast alwavs come into the race. Now we do not keep up West Point to equalise the negro with tbe white man, hot to -»*- soldier*. The negro bse the aaae right* ae tbe white man; he can boy and sell and engage In any trade or —yet inn, and enjoy himself just ae the white man. But if you want to oompel mo or anybody else to Invite him to tny boose to dinner and to introduce him to my wife, sister or daughter, there probably will bo a tow, tbats all. Tbe negro should bars tho same rights and privileges of study and recreation in Wert Point ee tbe white man, but you can’t compel the cadets to 1 mt their arm* around bhn. Wo hare our West Point Academy for making soldiers, and not for—— Gen Sherman stopped a moment, and it was suggested, “Not for emancipating the uegro, socially speaking?” The General assented, and said I No, of course not. It is not a political soertion; it is a fashion. Tbe negro will not be re ceived in society and be invited to dinner to your house and mine until w baoamae the fashion. You go down Broadway with a coat of tbo revolutionary days on, snd though It may bo a splendid oast and Washington may hare worn one like U, you’ll have all the boys after yon. ambition< Home.—After all, when one comes to tbiuk of it, thore are not many homes. There are, of course, iunumerablo places which go by the names of homes, called I ® n<Jln 8 torment, u man naa tne Drains so for want ora belter designation, or be- b ® bo “^ h® would speak ever kindly to - - - 1 the mother of his household, if it were only for selfish motives. Make your wife happy by tender snd affectionate treat- cause everybody calls the place where be eats and sleeps home; but when you come down to tbe real sober fact, homes ate comparatively scarce. A home is a refuge place from the storms, the fret and worry of life. It is a place where the husband comes home to a sanctuary, where smiles and loving words answer his smiles and greeting. It is meat, and you will make your home a paradise more precious than gold and costly mansions. We admire the Hindoo parable (and believe its instruction) that describes a woman at Uie gate of heaven praying that her naughty husbaud may be place where the wife reigns in her benig- admitted. “He was *ver kind and true nity and grace; not it may be tho grace of outward beauty or cul tivation, but of true womanhood, where she receives honor and love even as she gives them both, it is a place where children are happier than anywhere else in the world, because there are the choicest words, tbe brightest looks and the kindest sets. Such are uot the majority of homes as we find theme to me, and it you would make me happy 1 must share with my husband.” Instant ly tlie portals opened aud tbe angels bid him enter: “Because of thv wife’s prayer tby sins are forgiven. Who live in har mony on earth in heaven are not 1 di vided.” An Englishman, Sir Francis Lycett, who died recently, leaving a fortune of How does it happen tbat when you see a j over a million, was an ardent Methodist- real home, a light, pleasant spot where During his lifetime bis gifts to Wesieyan every ore seems to be happy; where if | Methodism were princely. Hit hobby was husband and wife have misunderstand- j the erection of new Wesieyan chapels in ings, no one seems to know it; where | tbe metropolis, which movement he origl- laughear and smiles are perpetual guests, I why does it strike one as peculiar and J noticeable ? Simply because there are so j few of them. noted, ana toward which object be gave within tbe last ten years the sum of £45,- 000. Two days before bis decease he handed the secretary of tbat fund a check for £7,500. He has left a legacy of £23,- 000 towaid the scheme, and at Lady Ly- oett’s death two-thirds of his fortune, in The New Apportionment.—We see it stated tbat there seems to be in the present Congress a feeling In favor of re-1 which tbe has a life interest, is to be de- They were at a dinner party, and he by railway bas become quite difficult anJ talning the present number of represents- j voted to tbe furtherance ot tbe same remarked tbat he supposed she was fond dangerous. Tbe trains on several Soot- tires in the House, which would make a I movement. Valuable legacies amounting of ethnology. She said sho was, but she tish line* have been snowed up and travel ratio of about 165,000 for each repreeen j to several thousands of pounds have been was very well, and tbe doctor had told her is seriously impeded at nearly every point tallve—an increase of over 80,000 on the | left to Wesleyan home and foreign mis- not to eat anything tor dessert but oranges, north of tlie Grampian Hills. 1 present beats of representation. ' sioas and other connection*! objects. Death of Dr. Chapin. New York, December 27 —Dr. E. H. Chapin, the well known cieicfatas, died in this city yesterday. 'I urn etekness which has confined him to bit home for a considerable period terminated finally, but not unexpectedly, for tt bad been known for some time that there was no hope of his recovery. Ho was born in Union Village, Washington county, De cember 29th, 1814. in 1887, when twen ty-three years ot age, be was erdataad in Cttcato tbs Unlversaliet ministry. He Immediately began preaching, and accept ed a call to become tbe pester ot tbelnde- pendent Christian church ef Richmond, a society composed of both Uolveraalfeu and Unitarians. His pastoral work in Rich mond was continued with rreem until 1849, when he accepted charge of a Uni- venialist church In Charleston. In 1840 he came to this citv, in order to aacome the pastorate of tlie Fourth UntvereaUst Society, which he has ever since retained. New York, December 27 Lett April Dr. Chapin went to Kurope tor bis health and returned in August, after which ha gradually grew worse, until last night. None of his physicians could tell tbs ex act nature of his ailment, which Is Mid to have been primarily caused by over study, and was undoubtedly general debility. His funeral will take plaoe Thursday. Xwa Fearful Railroad Aooident*. New Orleans, December 27—A col lision occurred ou Sunday morning be tween the south bound passenger and a freight train at the Stele line on the Mo bile and Ohio railroad. Tbe two engin eers and two brakesmen were killed and several others fatally wounded. Chablottr, V. O, December 27.—In telligence of another frightful reiSroad disaster reached this cKy this morning about 8 o'clock. It occurred on tbe Air Line railroad, about 500 yards beyond Paw creek trestle, nine mile* from the city, about 7 o’clock. Two freight trains of uuusual sizo.iitft Charlotte yesterday morning in sections, one about fifteen minutes behind the other. At Paw creek trestle, fourteen cars of tbe forward train, Engineer Anthony, broke loose and shipped, after runnings snort distance. In the rear car were flagman Bob Griffith, of this city, and six passenger*, three of whom were colored. When the detached ears stopped, Flag man Griffith jumped off, and having told the train men to notify tbe passengers that they had broken loose from tbe re mainder of the train, immediately started back to signal tbe second section, which he knew must be only a few miles be hind. He had not gone back far before he heard the approaching train blow, and then realized the fact that be could pro ceed no further, because of tbe trestle, which is 150 yards long and very high. He waved the flag as the engine in charge of Engineer Wisenberry came in sight,and tbc engineer expressed his recognition of it by immediately blowing on brakes, but his train was heavy and be was nearing tbe bottom of one of tbe biggest grades on the road; hence it was impossible te step. Ae soon as be realized tbte fact, and be fore crossing tbe trestle, be reversed hie engine and continued to blow on brake*. Realizing tbe catastrophe, be left his seat and standing in front of tbe fire box, with hie hand on tbe lever, awaited the shock. It came, and he was partially knocked down by a st ick of wood from the tender, but was otherwise unhurt, though almost eutirely abut tn by the mass of debris which wa* thrown against the en gine. His life was probably saved by the fact tbat the rear of tbe tender wa* thrown to one side, thus diverting the foil mo mentum of the train from the engine to the side of the cat, against which the shattered can were p ied up. All the passengers in the cab of tbe forward sec tion were either killed or seriously in jured. Thee, A. Gaither, of tbit dty had two or three ribc broken. Phillip 8. Wie- nant, of this city, Charlie Sellers, of Pin- brook, and a negro named Ned Stroud, were instantly killed. The wreck caught fire and burned up, and at least one man was burned alive, a* bis ones could be beard, but nothing could bo done for him. Mr. Gaither was the sole survivor of tbe passengers lu tbe cab. A large force of men is now engaged in moving tbe wreck aud building a track around it. An Amebicakizkd Pabisian.— Mile. Grevy, the daughter of tbe President, af fects American ways altogether, and wOl walk and ride alone, much te tbe boner of the aristocrats, and even Republican papers of Parte attack bar for infringing on long established customs. They tell some very amusing stories about tbe joung lady, and the difficulties she en counters in carrying out her American isms. For instance, no respectable French woman goes ou the street alone; either a gentleman (relative, of course), or a ser vant must accompany her. A foreigner can defy this rule witb safety, and eveiy dsy you meet English and Amencaa S ir Is by tliemseivcs, but their nationality i so evident that It protects them where a native would be insulted right and left. It seems on a number of occasions that Mile. Grevy, when walking alone, bM been accosted by her too gallant country men ; but instead of Inelnc bar temper or being frightened, tbe hands them a viaib- tug card to enforce bar statement m te her personality, and then begins |* harangue them on tbe beauty and pro priety of women walking unescorted, and on the folly of a man presuming for (bat reason that she is not all she should be. Tbe novelty ot this proceeding is rendered more striking becauM an paralleled (A ik annals of French history,