Weekly Valley Herald (Chaska, Minnesota) July 1872

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THE NEWS.
Dor Shrink«« ;
mD vat ttooM or tT.
IHxi iiilkn k»m>ui on vrt'Ui Now York,
8clitiu«*tli Hot nr loll anil HelittbN'ry Mlkr,
«ley nay vo l*e tfnwanls unti fuels
lliiliiw vo «II rhuti) in ilclr xhilrlko.
Vo not like to |*o oulloil |>y ili in uaiiioH,
81» vo do an ilor Now Yorker* nal* I :
Vo lay ilown ilor «tuoi» in dor whop,
Vutl vo ilake ilo l>ara lin# tiuhtead.
Our t^mimiltoo iloti «ay ilo ilor l*>m< :
•• You iiiiixlit «Wo UK iloti hour* iu ilor ilay,
bhoont vor »tituily inni pixikit,” iIoiikIi vo know
Pat tloy only uicaul loallu mill l>l»y.
Voli, ilrr «oiulrocOt va» mulo, mui of Kuutw
IVy bad do »«roo ilo dor hour* ;
l’ut tor tuyiol |N'xun ilo ih' liUtyotl
Vou ilor inlor tirade* all vollor our*.
lH>r sohuoiilt r* iloy vont 011 dor wlulriko,
Which put up ilor l>rioo of ilor 0I0V ;
IVr Unit« mui ilor ahoM vollor mitt,
ll'waa *urprl*liiK how ofory ilmg ro*»-
IVr grocer* \ :w vomii do aiifauoo,
t'egaitse ilolr exbeuses van «0 Muti ;
IVr loaves iloy vont Miiallor an lilx,
Unit ilor un al s iloy vont up do dor nkv.
D«>r doctor» iloy ruino on dolr bill»,
IVkhum' odor tling* va» »0 doar ;
Dnt ilor voorvt ov it gooni ou ilat ilay
Von iloy put up dor bri»»' ov ilor Iwr.
Ov ipiurco doy adfanos on der ri’iili',
A« ilor houw* ailfanco on ilor cotti ;
limi dor money 1 hail In ilor i«auk
1 fcry soou Ami lio va» liwt,
Py loalln afVnit doni iloti hour»*,
Mrtu i»ltout j»oy llans took to drink,
lUnl ilor otlors tloy lit' round ilor »tit ove,
l»ill doy lazy a» |*ok«iuh I dink.
>loin va«* H 1*«- sIioomI a» doy va»
Voro l listón to Uoluricli niul Miko,
Mi in ovlxnn. il |x' piKKor an ilw ico —
I’uil ilat is* \at Kooiu ov dor nlnlriko.
— iVn»|i/CMir Jotii'tlill.
THE WOKMPS PEACK IIIUIdK.
A Ut nrr*l Mucre*«--Th* t nliM iim
('inwtlril wlih llcliglitett Auillrnrr)*
TI10 gwtat World'sPence Jubilee, gilt-
ten up mult‘r tin* direction of Mr. (lil-
inore, commenced on Monday, with 11
HjHH'ch tif woliioiut) l».Y Mayor Giwteii.
(it'll, Hunks followed with an immoli-
mi mid rosa. TI10 ojiemiig day was ap-
propriately termed.
amkiuoa’.h day.
The ap}H'araneti «»f Oilmoro ou tho
platform waa greeted with prolonged
applaiiHi
organ and tho hand« commenced to
play the “ MiirwoillaiHO,” wlion it ap-
peared ua if the groat iiiohh of liiiuian-
ity had almoHt beoomo wild, Hoextravu-
gnut wore tho oxprontnoua of delight,
the whole ohortiH, orchestra, ImiikIh,
organ untl aiidienoo, joined in the
French song of freedom. Tho audi-
ence kept on their foot and ohocrcd un-
til fairly bourse. The French hand fol-
lowed with “ Yankee Doodle,” and
“ThoStar Spangled Banner.” They
retired aiuitl clioom and pluudita of tho
audience. Lowrll Mason's Hymn,
“ Tell us of the Night.” was tho con
The first, performance was “Old eluding piece, and wan grandly ron
dored.
The “Ominic .Man.”
An interesting stnuigor lms arrivotl
in Scottami, and it muy pouaibly tnrn
out that thè “Corning Man ” has come
at last. The Glasgow Herald anuonnces
thè arrivai at Greenock, by thè Anclior
lino steamer India, of tlie Obici lìuk
kwujjeuc, whicli signiticH tilt' “Man of
thè Pesert.” Tho man was tlressod in
tho full costumo of thoC'hippewa tribe,
to which ho belongs, namoly, skins,
feathors, Jfce. He is tlesoribed as lniug
tali and hamlsomo, with a frank but
tlioughtful face, and appenretl to be
abont thirty yoars of ago. The Pulì
Mail Gazette says • Il is uiiderstood
that this ehief, wlio precedei! iimue-
diatoly i>or mail traili to London, has
boon couvortod tt> Christiuuity, and
has bivu brouglit over to Enghinti
under thè ausp.ces of thè Church of
Engluml Missionary Society, in order
that ho may be instruoted iu Christian
truth, lifting hirn to return as a native
teacher and proaoher among bis tribe
in tho backwoods of America. A moro
appropriate lodgiug for a “ Mail of thè
lVsort ” cannot be found in thè wliolo
world thau LeioOHter Sqiuure, thougli
whetlier he would roceive mncli Chris-
tian truth in tliat locality is another
questuili. If ho would send for bis tribe
and encamp thore permam'iitly, a pic-
turempie olfoct miglit be produoed at a
very tritling outlay.
A Strange Mystt'ij.
The testimony at the inquest tit two
men run over by a train on tho Pan
Handle Railroad, gives rise to much
speculation. John O'Donnell, the en-
gineer of the locomotive, and the prin-
cipal witness, says the morning was
very foggy, yet he observed im obstruc-
tion tho track, but not until too late to
stop. At the first glimpse he obtaiced,
there appeared but ono body 011 the
track, but getting nearer, he saw two
men, one of whom raised himself npon
his elbows, looked calmly at the swiftly
approaching death, and then laid down
again, his head over one rail and his
feet extended across the other, The
smallei man was struck first and rolled
over several times, and becoming en-
tangled iu tin' machinery, was dragged
a considerable distance, where it was
left bv tlio whet^fs of the engine ill a
mangled condition. The head of the
other man was cut off as though it had
been severed by a knife, and both feet
wers taken off over the ankles. Other-
wise the body was not mutilated. A
pass book was found 011 the body of the
smaller man, and it contained the name
of Wm. M. Lloyd. Near where the
men were killed, a revolver was found,
two chamlK'rs of which were empty,
and Imre evidence of their recent dis
charge. Lloyd’s body, although taken
up immediately after tin* engine had
left it, was cold, and indicated that life
had been extinct for some time. It is
generally supposed that tho unknown
man first shot and killed Lloyd, then
laid his body across the rail and took
his place beside it, calmly awaiting
death.
Hundred,” by a full chorus of over 1 ♦*,-
000 voices, an orehestra of 1,500, and
the grand organ. This was followed
by au overture from Hien/.i, chorus of
Damascus, piano solo by llendel, and a I
four-part song, utnlt r direction of Zor |
rhon, the Intlamatus from Stabat Ma
ter, in which Madame lludorndorf sang
a solo.
The second part of tho programmo
was opened by the United States Ma-
rine l>and, who played several patriotic
airs. Th«« singing of the “Star-spun
gled Manner” followed. The grami
chorus was given with cannon and bells,
all the military bands, full orchestra,
great organ and full chorus. The au-
dience was wild with enthusiasm. The
ooneert w;dtz of Strauss, “On tho
Heaiitiful Danube," followed. Tin
music was conducted by himself, and
was a great success. Verdi’s anvil cho-
rus was then performed, after which
the concert closed by singing “Nearer
my God to Thee.”
knqland’s DAI.
Three Persons I'ohone«! to Meath ill
Missouri.
Tho St. Louis Republican learns by
correspondence from Hermitage, Mo.,
• d a terrible poisoning case which oc-
eurred in the town of Wheatland 011
Wednesday Iasi. - It appears that 11
young man named Moore applied to
the county physician for a prescription
to cure ague. Objecting to quiuitie,
the doctor prescribed some bitters com-
posed of Peruvian bark, dogwood and
whisky. ‘ Moore took a dose, started
for home, which he was barely uble to
reach, and shortly after died. Drs.
Redfield and Barnes, who were sum-
moned by Mr. Moore’s mother, to quiet
her fears that her son had been poi-
soned, each took a dose of tho bitters,
and soon after started for home,but had
proceeded only a short distance when
Dr. Hames was taken violently ill, and
was compelled to dismount from his
horse, and was just able to drag him-
self home. He died during the night.
Dr. Redfield, feeling premonitory
symptoms of ¡»oisoniug, spurred his
horse to tho utmost speed, and just
reached his residence, when he fell in-
sensible at the doer. Ho was earned
inside and died within fifteen minutes.
The matter had not been investigated
when the letter was written; therefore
it is not known whether the doctor who
prepared the bitters made a mistake,or
whether the druggist from whom he
procured the medicine committed a
blunder.
New English Caurihlute for Favor.
Boston is just now coddling Mr. Sid-
ney Woodlett, an Englishman lately
over, who has distinguished excellence
as a public reader. He rendered Long-
fellow’s “ Courtship of Milos Stand-
ish” to a largo audienee of the elito
the other night, and altogether made a
heavy drain on their superlatives by
the charming way in which he did it.
One of the accredited interpreters «if
Boston appreciation thus sums up tho
the performance: It was not the
boldness of the outline, but
the dehoae.y of tho shading which
caught your eye. No daintiness of
conceit was so subtle as to escape the
reader. He was by turns bluff Miles
Staudish, the warlike captain, hearty,
passionate and strong; John Alden,
the scribe, scholar, and gentleman, ami
teuder lover; and, most marvelous of
all, he was Priscilla, charming little
combination of honesty and coquetry,
of English reserve and Puritan
straightforwardness, altogether a wo-
man, and just fit for human nature’s
daily food.—Njtrinjjfield (Mans.) 1\>-
publican.
Somkhody has given the editor of the
Louisville Commercial a bouquet of
clover composed of one cluster of seven
leaves,one of six, ten of five and eleven
of four. •
Tho second day’s concert was a de-
cided improvement upon tin' first, mu-
sically speaking. Being tho English
day, the Grenadier Guards band was
the object of attraction. It is under
tho leadership of Dan Godfrey, tho
celebrated polka and waltz writer, autl
numbers tifty-eight members. As they
made their appearance in the midst of
the vast chorus, and filed down to the
trout in their gorgeous uniforms, tin
organ playing “God Save the Queen,”
the whole audience and chorus rose to
its foot, and a scene of tho wildest do
senption followed. The band played
the overtures to “Robin Hood,” ami
44 Der Froischutz,” and Godfreys own
peculiar “ Mabel Waltz.” In response
to an • ncurt tho band gave “ God Save
the Queen,’’ Madame Rudorsdorffsing-
ing the solo in the third verse, all the
singers, the orchestra organ and artil-
lery joining iu the chorus. The effect
was fairly electrical. And still another
rticorc came, :unl when the Englishmen
struck up the “ Star Spangled Banner,”
with tin* whole orehestra and chorus,
the whole groat audience sprang to its
foot, and the scene was fairly iudcscnb
able. At its close tho bninl was greet
etl with rounds of applause, closing with
three terrific cheers, wliiclf drowned the
fanfaronade of the orchestra.
The next prominent feature was the
singing of Madame Pcschka-Leutner
of Berlin, which also created a perfect
furore.
Madame Arabella Goddard, the
pianist, made her first appearance
playing Thalberg’s “ Last Rose.”
Straus« made his seeond.appearance,
and was received with the tamo hearty
applause as 011 Monday. He led his
well known waltz, 44 Wiue, Women and
Stuig,-’ in hid own characteristic man
nor.
The other prominent features wore
Dudley Buck’s “ Festival Hymn,” a
superb composition ; the Leonora
Overture to “ Fideliothe finale of
the third act of “ Ernanithe boquet
of artista, which was encored ; tho ro-
manza from “ I/Eclair,” from “ Eli
jah.”
Till: OKKMAN DAY.
Wednesday was the German day;
and the attractions of the Kaiser Franz
Grenadier Baud, the Berlin Cornet
Quartette, Franz Stf.iuss, and Leiitner
called out by far tho largest and most
enthusiastic audience which lias as-
sembled. It opened with the old
Lutheran choral, Kin Kmtc Hurt/,
which was the initiatory number of the
first jubilee, and was given with the
full power of the chorus, orehestra, and
organ.
The seeond nnnibei was the overture
to “Tannhäuser,” which, like the over-
ture to “ Rienzi,” was magnificently
given, with Gilmore himself at tho
baton. The violin chromatics, taken
by over 500 strings, wore wonderful
each in their effects.
The leading choral efforts were “ Yet
Doth the Lord,” from “Elijah,” Men-
delssohn’s “ Farewell to the Forest,”
unaccompanied ; The German Union
Hymn, composed and led by Keller,
and the 44 Blessing of the Sword,” from
the “Huguenots.”
The German liand met with an ova-
tion fully equal, if not superior, to that
which was ^ivcn the English Band.
Their uniform was a very neat one, ami
their helmets, adorned with plumes,
gave them a very picturesque appear-
ance. They wore encored four times,aud
played a fantasia from 44 The Pro-
phet,” the overture to “Oberou,” fan-
tasia 011 theme from the “ Afraeaine,”
44 Hail Columbia,” “ Yankee Doodle,”
and the “ Watch on the Rhine.’’ The
national airs created a perfeet whirl
wind of applause, aud at the close three
migety cheers were given by the audi-
enee.
Tho cornet quartette from Merlin
played the English bugle song, and, be-
ing < nr on«/, replied with one of Meu-
delssolri’s four part songs.
Abt received a very handsome wel-
come, and led his own familiar song,
41 When the Swallows Homeward Fly,”
which wasbeautifully given under the
magnetism of his presence. Madame
Li'iitner repeated Proeh’s variations,
ami Bendel captivated the audience
with more of his piano
THU FRENCH DAY.
There were nearly 50,000 persons in
tin; Coliseum on Thursday, thirty thou-
sand being auditors. The first piece
was the “Gloria,” from Mozart’s
twelfth mass. Lentner’s Festival
Overture followed. Madame Rudors-
dorff then sang 44 Let tho Bright Sera
pliim,” which was greeted with pro-
longed and continued applau.*e. The
Anvil Chorus followed which, as usual,
was received with demonstrations of
approval. Strauss next led the chorus
in his own concert waltz of “A Thou-
sand and one Nights,” carrying the
audienee by storm. Hayden’s chorus,
44 The Heavens are telling,” followed,
and was never better rendered. A
fantasia 011 the piano by Welili closed
the first part of the i^rogiammo. Tho
second part, was opened by Madam«*
Leiitner, who sang the “Magic Flute.”
At this stage tin' band of tho Garde Re-
publicaine of Paris appeared and was
greeted with cheers, waving of hats
and handkerchiefs, and all soits of
friendly demonstrations. As soon 11s
comparative quiet was restored, *the
band, under tho leadership of M. Pan-
ins, unexpectedly struck up “Hail Col-
umbia,” when a scene of undescrilmble
enthusiasm ensued. .Cheer after cheer
drowned the music, every one in tho
house rising and standing 011 scats, and
several baskets of flowers were sent to
the band from the r.udience. At the
conclusion of this demonstration, the
run AlIBTIUAN DAY.
Notwitstunding tho great heat, a
largo audience was in attendance on Fri-
set apart as tho Austrian day.
Number tin» first was a national hymn,
44 Angel of Peace,” tho words written by
Dr. O. W. Holmes, aud tho music by
Keller, full of abroad,flowing harmony,
which was admirably given. Thcehorus
also sung, “Soo the Conquering Hero
Come,” from “Judas Maccalucs;
44 Sleepers, awake”’ from Mendels-
sohn's 44 Farewell to the Forest,” and
the familiar old hymn “Coronation.”
The audience joined iu singing the last,
and the artillery marked time, which
gave a ludicrous effect to the good old
penny-royal. The iusrunicntal 1111111
bers for orchestra was tho “Kuisei
Overture,” by Westniayer, dedicated to
tho Emperor «if Austria, ami made up
mainly of Austrian airs. Strauss, iu
liouor «*f tho «lay, changed tho waltz
s«>t down 011 tho programme, the “Kun-
stelor Liben,” for tho 44 Beautiful Blue
Danube,” which was heartily <»can if.
In reply, the 44Pizzicato Polka” was
given. Mad.Loutner sang the “Emani,"
44 luvolami ’’ in magnificeut style, and
with a mil Italian method, showing
great versat ility. For her « nrnrr she
gave «»no of Abt’s songs,with Abt lead
iug in beautiful flalhnl style, making :
marked contrast with her first number,
Mr. Arlmcklv, the favorite Boston
cornet player, aud Gilmoro’s band,
play«‘d Debcriot’s Seventh Ail in mas-
terly style, and received a double < n-
»•<*/•«, which he tiuished with “Last
Rose of Summer,” both with and with-
out the mute.
The main feature «if interest was tho
second appearam'o «if the English Oren-
atliers’ Band, who mot with another
ovation. Their first number was the
overture of “Somiraiuide,” and the
second a selection of iips from M«'yer-
boer’s operas. At the close «if these
the chorus and orchestra complimented
the band bv pt’rforming 44God Sa\<
tho Qiu'en,'* amid great applause. Tim
baud then played an American national
THE t.KEAT CARICATI)HIST.
air, following it up
Patrick’s Day in the Morning.”
After they had closed, and, as they
wore marching away, the whole orches-
tra and chorus arose and struck up
“Auld Lang Syn«\” Th«> audience
joined in, ami the effect w as fairly elec-
trical.
T1IE RUSSIAN DAY
The audience on Saturday was some-
what larg«-r than upon any pr«>vious
day. The Froischutz overture, Hellers
Am«>rican Hymn and Strauss’ ('oncert
Waltz, 44 New Wein,” wore finely given,
the latter being enoorod. Madame
Leutnor «nit di«l her previous numbers
in “Voryana Waltz.” The 44 Star
Spangled Banner” was now given,
Mrs. Houston West singing her solo in
a style that elicited an encore. One of
tho principal features of the day was
the performance of the German itand,
in T'lunhoseur overture, which met
with th«' warmest of receptions. The
band left the stage after playing Hail
C-olumbia. Abt’s 4< When tho Swallows
Homeward Fly” was given by spe-
cial reqiu'st, le«l by the composer.
Tin'll a combi nation «if 0110 hundred
ami fifty colonel singers. It'd by Hyer’s
sister and her Nashville troupe sang
44 Mine Eyes have Soon the Glory of the
Lord ’’ to the tune of 44 .John lirown,”
which was repeated by tho chorus.
The performanoe closed with a popu
lar rendition by tho chorus and audi-
ence of 44 The Morning Light is Break-
ing.”
A .Mammoth Itear in Nevada (’«unify,
California.
Tin* Truckee Republican, says a griz-
zly bear, known as 44 Old Brin,” has
lived in the vicinity of 'Webber Lake
for many years past, and various at4
tempts have been made to kill, or cap-
ture him alive. llundreds«if ritfoshots
have Won lirod at him without any
other apparent result than toáronse Ins
ferocity ami endanger the lives of those
who lired at him. Hunters, win* have
met him at different times say that his
track measures fourteen inches in
breadth, ami that tho monster must
weigh over‘J,000 pounds. 44Old llrin,”
as he iu called, was caught several
years ag«» in a huge sfeci trap, weighing
over fifty poumls, and made expressly
for his capture. Ho smasheil the trap
iu pieces and escaped, but in perform-
ing this f«Mit his fore paw bt'«*ame
crooko«l, as appears by its Imprint on
the snow. John King, an old hunter
at Webber Lak«', says “Ol«l Brin”
must have several pounds «if lead in
him if all tho bullets lired at him took
effect. About two weeks ago Dau
Webber and John King, while loading
a horse on a trail near Webber Lake,
met 44 Old Brin.” Wo1>Imt cscaninl
with the horse, while King found safety
111 climbing a tree out of the beu’s
reach. After a w hile the bear left.
Kind «loseended ami mad«' a seco ml at-
tempt to proceed, when ho was again
confronted by “Brin’’and mudo un-
olln’r hasty retreat. The m«'ii and
horses yit'ldod that route to the grizzly
and t«)«>k another direction. Several
hunters aro making arrangements t«>
capture this monster ot tho forest alive.
For a menagerie or museum it is be-
lieved44 Old Brin” would be worth
several thousaml dollars.
Nttiii«-ihtHK About (he lillr, NlragKlri
and Nurrcm of Th. Na«t.
Kruin a Now York Letter.
The sttiry «>f Tommy Nast’s artistic
career is a little pt'culiar. His father
was a professional musician, and wlmn
1 llrst knew Tommy the old gentleman
was playing that extension brass,
shove-out aml-piill-hack, force-pump
sort «»f old fashioned horn they used to
Imvo in bands, (a fnoud sajsit is called
a trombone), in tho orchestra of Wal-
1 ace’s old theater, corner of Broome
and Broadway, at ten dollars a week.
Nast, senior, wnutoil Tommy to bo-
eomc a musician, and, to that end,
iis«>«1 to thrash him with him a leather
strap most enthusiastically and faith-
fully, iu order to mako him learn the
scales «111 the violiu. Thomas, how-
ever, had a genius for drawing and
knew it. He used t«> beg his father t«>
permit him t«i become an artist, to all
of which the truly conscientious old
German gentleman (miw many years
«lead) would reply with additional
d«»s«‘s of strap.
At last young Thomas became uc
«piaiuted with Mr. Borghuus, now, and
for more thau a dozen years, one of
Trunk Leslie’s chief artists; aud to
Merghaus, who was also a German, he
contlded all his woes. He showed his
drawings to Merghaus and to Sol Eyt-
inge, who is ono «»t our most delicate
and fanciful American draughtsmen,
aud who was at that timo with Leslie;
ami they, seeing there was really some-
thing in the b«iy, then eleven yeaisold,
advised him to continue his efforts to
convince his father that he could earn
more money as an artist than as h mu
sician.
Tommy went homo that night, and
to the Gormau parent, having come at
1*2 m. (midnight), lie thus remarked:
44 Father, I must be an artist. If you
let me go and learn t«i draw, iu a year
or tw«i I can earn twenty ihrilars
week : and, iu a few years after that,
1 can bring in from fifty to seventy-five
dollars every week; if you make me
learn music, I may slave all my life,
and 1 shall very lik«*ly find myself at
fifty years old just where you are now,
playing for ten dollars a week iu some-
body's baud, liable to a discharge any
minute, ami tint ot au engagement a
quarter of the year, even when things
are at their b«\st.”
Whether it was the argument or the
determination of yonug Nast to learn
to draw,in spite of the paternal forbid-
• ling, that carried the point, 1 know
u«)t; certain it is, however, that the
next day, Tommy Nast entered Frank
Leslie's employ, and was aissigned a
«l«“sk between Merghaus and Eytinge,
which two thorough artists and amia-
ble gentlemen gave Nast all the regu-
lar instructions he has ever had.
The young artist more than kept his
wor«l; 111 less than a year he could earn
not #‘20, but tlirioe that, on Leslie’s pa-
per alone, beside making as much more
011 outside work. His father lived to
see that his s«»n was right, and to see
that sou bringing lnmio his hundretl
dollars in gol«l every Saturday night,
while he was humbly toiling away for
the same ..Id Imrdly earned ten dollars.
Nast’s industry and imaginative
genius rapidly earri«*d him forward in
the profession, and I presume that for
the past ten years, tlicr«* has not been
a week when Itis work, taking his car-
toons for illustrated papers, his illus-
trations for books and other business,
has not been e«pial to at least $50 a
day, and up to three tim«'s that sum.
Nast’s nmthor is a thorough German,
a most estimable woman, I am told,
and an excellent mother—but she can
not speak, «>r could not when 1 saw li«*r
first and last, a dozen words of Eug‘
lisli.
Several years ago Nast was introduc-
ed to an English family, consisting of
the father, mother, boii and three
«laughters. The mother is a fine speci-
men «if the thorough-bred English lady,
and her daughters are like unto her.
The mother is an aunt of James Par-
ton, the biographer—ho who has writ-
ten the liv«*s of Andrew Jackson, Aaron
Burr, Horace Greeley, etc, and who is
known all over tho country as oue of
the most versatile and accomplished
magazinists ami men of letters in the
land. The eldest daughter, Sally, of
fliis la«ly (Mrs. Edwards), Mr. Thomas
Nast mat tied some 11 in«' years ago.
They have had three children, all, I
lliink, now living. So. you see, if the
iricatuiist «li«'s, he leaves abundant
material lor a new generation.
Change Among the Knells! Working-
men.
A London Corresp«>ndent of a Cana-
dian paper notices with sarprise the
profusion of silks and ribbons with
which tho women of tho English work-
ing classes were decorated «»11 a lab-
holiday occasion iu that • ;ity. The
w«irst of it is tliut this prosperity up-
t>ears confined to the clasu of skilled
aborers. Still tho movement for higher
wages for the latter is rapidly spreading.
Wages have been risen one or two shil-
lings per week in several of ihe midland
counties, and the movement speads.
What is most surprising is the
moderation and good sense dis-
played by those uneducated, down-
trodden hinds. There is no bluster,
no threatening of landlords, no r«*sort
to the outrage of rick burn) ng of forty
years ago, and there is a notable desire
to accept the lead of the more liberal
among the aristocracy. “A lit of land”
is the cry. At every meeting;some man,
44 well tiresse«l and respectable look-
ing,” rises to say ln»w ho has raise«l
himself to comparative comfort by
renting one or two acres of land for
his own cultivation—<jf course, as gar-
<leu ground. The correspondent be-
liev«!S there will be wouder’ul changes
iu the next «lecade in the matter of the
soil of England, but think* -they will
be ]>eaceful changes, brought about
mainly by the landlords voluntarily
giving the farm laborers .lie 44 bit «>f
land” they want so much, iu aid of
wages.
English Philanthropy.
Ono of the most lieautiful and suc-
ocssful philanthropies in Eugland,
which a vear ago grew out of the mo-
therly, sheltering instinct of a warm-
hesrted| Quakeress, whose wlnde life
had been passed in helpful deeds of
pity and love, is the establishment of a
crcr/it, or baby nursery iu London,
where jHior women who are compelled
to work may leave their billies «luring
Hit? day, taking them home at night
clean, happy aud well fed The chil-
dren are imt only l«>oketl after, but
are taken into healthy surroundings
and given companio iship ami
amusement. No children could
be better off. They are not iu the
more charge of hired nurses, but are
looked after with an ever watchful
charity. Mrs. Hilton, the originator
of the plan aud matron of the school,
has surely taught ladies, in this conn
try as weil as in England, who want a
charitable mission, where to find oue.
A cradle sclniol in the naiffbborlnjod of
every crowded street would soon tell
on both the health aud moruls of the
(Mipulation. Such schools are now
among the most pressing want« of the
poorer classes, not only iu Europe, but
here in America.
Itcvcrcml (iciitlcnieii Visi! Vesuvius.
The Rev. Newman Hall has been t«j
Vesuvius with Brother Cuyler. He
looked «lowu a fissure where could bo
s«>on the fiery lava, still in molten con-
dition. It reminded him very much of
a glacier, with blackness i us toad «>f
whiteness, ami blasting heat insten«! of
cold. The heat equaltnl the hottest
chamber of a Turkish bath. Mr. Hull
even reached the edge of the cone, and,
lying flat, looked into the abyss be-
neath. Tlio scene was 44 horribly fas-
cinating,” but continual crashes warn-
ed the gimió t«i withdraw, which they
di<1, running down tho cone in twelve
minutes, whilut it had taken two hours
o mount
Ihñlcr Explosion in a Prison
Yunl.
A boiler in the extensive shops of
the Ohio Brush and Wire W«irks, lo-
cated within the Wales (Ohio) peni-
tentiary, exploded on Saturday, just
after the convicts had st.arb*«l to work,
with a terrible noise and dreadful etleet.
The Hying boiler tore out the large
tliree-story buihliug in whicli it was
placed, making it a mass of ruius, ami
tore the outside walls aud roof oil from
Huff’s cooper shop and George Gill’s
stove foundry, not far <}fi. Thirty-two
convicts wore injured, several of them
fatally.
The lih'a «if III«' Spinning Jenny.
Suddenly he (James Hargreaves)
«lroppcd upon his knees, and rolled ou
tli«' stone floor at full length. Ho lay
with Ins face toward the the floor, and
made lines aud circlet* with the end of
a burnt stick. He rose and went to
the fire t«> burn his stick. Then Ire
sat upon a chair and placetl his head
between his hamls,elbows on his knees,
and gazed intently on the floor. Then
he sprang to his feet, and replied to
some feeble «piestion of his wife, who
had not risen since the day she gave
bit th to a stranger, by a loud assur-
ance that he had it, and taking her in
his sturdy arms the blankets, the baby
in her arms, he liftc«l her out and held
her over the black drawing 011 the floor.
Tlu'se he explained, and she joined a
small hopeful, happy laugh with his
high-toned assurance that she should
never again toil at the spinning wheel;
that he should never again 44 play,”
and have his loom standing for want of
well.
44 Our fortune is made when that is
made," lie said, speaking of his draw-
ings on the floor.
4‘ What will you call it? ” asked his
wife.
Youth anil Age
BT ANNA 1«. iVUILL,
Odiyw gray, you could not, hill mr,
In that aweet time, fur off and |sir,
Tlioii«U kmd wind« Mhrlekod and >ch>mrl ahrtt)y,
Aud Wild raiu wa»li*-*l the woodland» imr**!
Tll'Ulgti iwddwn fl«tldn Hlr**teli'd r/ilil, unvaried.
And lilnl» flu* aoutli ou weary win^ ;
For in my hapi>y brart I carried
Tlie liojie aud prutHlw of tin- apring.
0 day ao («ay, you cannot ttirUl in* !
Your light and pcrfunic, abower and aong,
Your lilooin and l/rfftlitu<*«M, only flff me
With old-llnie inetnorl««, nwnet and atron«,
1 would not bid yoti awift houra tarry,
I do not liiiateu to your call;
Kor Iu my thank! 11! hf*rl I carry
The joy aud fruitage of the fall.
—A t¿antic Monthly,
44 ('all it, ?
What an we
?
call it after
tliysen, .Icnny i They called thee
Spinning Jenny’ aloro I had thee, be-
cause thou beat every hiss in Stauchill
Moor at tli«' wheel What if we oall it
4 Spinning Jenny I ’”
The spinning Jenny c«tuld spin twelve
threads, instead of one, as by hand
spinning.
The populace broke tho machine to
pieces, and poor 11 urgreave s heart at
the same time. .
Kichard Arkwright, common barber,
caught the i«l«'a of Hargreaves, im-
provement upon it, r ulized a fortuue
of half a million stoiling, and became
Sir iticlmrtl Arkwright, whose son, in
1811, dietl the richest commoner in
England._________________________
A Sermon Fabricator.
Some miscellaneous literary hacks,
»iut. of employment, might take a hint
from the exploits of au enterprising in-
dividual who is mentioned iu one of
the Liverpool papers. The individual
in question made it a point to supply
clergymen with sermons at the rate of
a guinea a sermon, but was willing to
make a doduetion to any oue who
promised to be a regular customer.
He appeared to have been successful,
and to have driven quito a flourishing
trad«'. Probably the sermons he pro-
vided were «piite as good as the major-
ity of those that are preached from
American or English pulpits. One
clergyman offered to take twelve ser-
mons per mouth, ami the tiller was ac
cepted.
A Curious Sbtry uhoiil Itazaiuc.
A story eomeu from France about Ba-
saine, that has painful interest, and
which, if told before in the United
States, has escaped our nc tice. It will
be roealled that Bazuinc married the
niece of Pedrussa, elected president of
Mexico in 1K28, Miss Do I»a Pena. The
Emperor Maximilian wished to make
tho bride a preseut; so he placed in
the bridal basket a deed for a splendid
palace in Mexico, whieli was form-
erly used for the French Embassy.
Maximilian tol«l Bazaiue t hat if he left
Mexico aud wanted to get rid of the
house, he should be allowed 700,000
francs, or $140,000, for it. The Mar-
shal left the country, but it is sai«l
refused to take this money, although it
was tendered him. Subsequently Lo-
l>ez, win) betrayed Maximilian to Pope
Rctiion for Jaurez received this house
as the price of his treachery. No won-
der that the Mexicans row eall this
buihliug 4,thc house of blood.”—X Y.
Time*1.
Beer in Ilosto 1.
Boston Corrcsj'ouilcnce of the Sew York World
It was found necessary, iu the inter-
est of the foreign bands, to relax the
stringent liquor law, whkh forbids the
sale of lager beer.
An appalling concerted howl went up
from every band when they discovered
that beer was prohibited. For a mo-
ment the success of the jt.bilee was im-
perilled. I11 vain the city lathers poured
out champagne; in vain Lis Honor lav-
ished the refreshing eloquence of his
nature upon them; in vain General
Banks referred, with tears in his eyes,
to the bonds of universal brotherhood.
“Boer first and universal brotherhood
afterwards,” was the ndiguant re
sponso. At last the stern moral nature
of Boston gave way, and a brewer’s
wagon was allowed to leave its refresh-
ing load at the Coliseui 1 only. The
consequeuce is, that lagt r can now be
had in Boston only at ihe Coliseum.
This is the last and greatest concession
of New England morality to the dan-
gerous spirit of Gilmoreism which is
springing up here.
Atlantic Cubic Telegraph I.iue.
At preseut there are ‘.liree Atlantic
cables working—two belonging to the
Anglo American Company laid lx tween
Valencia, Ireland, and H'.'art’sContent,
Newfoundland, whence the messages
come to all parts of the country by the
air Hues. The French eon.pany have one
Atlantic cable fr«*m Bred, France, to
St. Pierre, and from St. Pierre to Dux-
biatv, Mast>.
The French Atlantic cable company,
with the consent of the Anglo Amer-
ican and New York, New fouudland and
London telegraph companies, is about
to lay another Atlantic cable from
jand’s End, England, to New York.
The cable will touch at Halifax, N«*va
Scotia, ami be landed cn the south
shore of Long Island. Thence it will
be brought underground to the foot of
Broadway, Brooklyn, and across the
East river.
Port nil Prince Uinnharileil by a (Jerimin
Fleet.
The German fleet arrived at Port au
Prince a week ag«». The Commander
reports that the fleet bombarded the
town of Port au Pnneo for several
hours, and boarded aud captured the
Haytiuu fleet.
These acts were comm it ted in eonse-
quenco of the Haytiuu Government
huving refused to pay the indemnity
due the German merchants of Hayti
for interfering with their commerce
and levying forced loaus during the
revolution.
The Havtian Government paid the
German Commander $15,000 ou ac-
count of the claim, aud the fleet then
withdrew.
Very Though iful.
Iu Heleua, a woman supposed to be
insane, and indulged with watches and
close surveillance for some mouths
past, was fouud missing by her sleepy
guard on awakening fr«. m a short doze
(•cncral liem«..
Family ¿ismkmbbkmknt ” is a west
cm expression for divorce.
Onk half the slate pencil» used in
the world are made in Vermont.
Mekton, the London brewer, has
patente«l a process for making XX alo
in a solid form.
New Hampshikk has fifty-four savings
banks, with aggregate deposits of near-
ly $25,000.000.
Chkist’s Hospital, London, has been
sold for a railroa«l depot, bringing
$3,000,000.
A $5,000,000 tunnel is to be con-
structed under the Mississippi at
Memphis.
A Cax*ipornia sheop-raiser owns 90,-
000 sheep, which brings him a yearly
income of $100,000.
A stkebt-cak driver was fined $10
and costs in Boston, last week, for
kicking «me of his horses.
Fivk coal banks near Clinton, Ind.,
will be opened this spring, and will
furnish employment for m-arly five
hundred men.
A Lawkknck (Mass.) machine for
making wall paper produces seventy
nine miles of paper daily, being run
twenty-three bouts out of twenty-four.
A San Francisco chambermaid re-
cently gave a mouth's warning, alleging
that she had recently made $200,000 in
stocks, aud was 110 longer dependent
ou her broom for support.
The lady who was asking at the pic-
ture shop last week for something in
pre- Adamite style is now confined
to her home by a severe attack of diag-
nosis.
44Prince John” Van Bcren visited
England during his father's Presiden-
tial term, and danced with the same
Queen who now, after a lapse of 32
years, entertains the child of another
President.
A Little Rock church fair voted »
young woman a set of bedroom furni-
ture, on condition that if she was not
married within a year the furniture was
to be returned to the church. She was
married within a week, and the furni-
ture now graces the bridal chamber.
One hundred Norwegians will sail
from Newr York on June 15, to be
present at the celebration of the on<?
thousandth anniversary of the exis-
tence of the United Kingdom. The
event will take place at Haugesund on
July 18.
Colonel Simpkins, a Florida engi-
n«.'er, estimates the value of timber that
can be ma«lc available by the opening
of the Choctowhatchie River, in that
State, at from $50^000,000 to $144,000,-
000, according to the distance it can be
profitably hauled.
It is estimated that there are 4iH> sa-
loons and groceries in San Francisco,
which dispense annually 20.01)0 barrels
of lager, 500,000 gallons of wine, and
2,000,000 gallons of the more stimulat-
ing fluids, the total value of which i»
$10,000,000.
Geologists say that the immense
tlelta of the Mississippi was manufac-
tured by an ancient river of prodigious
magnitude, which ran from Lake Mich-
igan to the Gulf of Mexico, and flowed
about three hundred feet below the
present land level.
Gypscm exists in inexhaustible quan-
tities in Western Texas. The San An-
tonia Herald says that within a few
miles of San Antonio, at the head of
the Calaveras and neighboring creeks,
it abounds,and that it could be brought
to that city at a trifling cost.
A considerable nse has lately taken
place in the price o4paper in England.
Some of the Loudon newspapers are
now paying as much as $2,000 a week
for paper m-re than they were paying
in February. The rise is attributed to
a combination among a large uumbei
of paper-mskers.
Plymouth Chtoch, Cleveland, has
sold its chapel and grounds to a medi-
cal college, for $20,000. The congrega-
tion has made up an additional sub-
scription of $40,000, and a new cburcli
will be built on the corner of Prospect
and Perry streets, the lot being 100 by
200 feet,
A Niagara Falls correspondent has
sj>ent some time in classifying the ar-
rivals for last season, which numbered
41,975; New York heads the list with
11,978; Illinois shows 1,490; the Brit-
ish Provinces, 1,565; Europe, 1,100;
the Orient, 105, and Alrica, 4.
Somebody has found a curious knife,
bone-handled, onc-bladed, with a very
stiff spring, which l>ears the impress
1760—making it 112 years old. It was
found in the old resilience of General
Winfield Scott, 111 Elizabeth, which lias
since Ihvii turned into a laundry, and
looks as if it might last twelve years
longer.
The Arctic wolves bunt together in
companies, and if they meet an animal
which they, have uot the courage to at-
tack openly, they form into a semi-
circle or crescent, and rush down upon
it, until the creature, terrified by the
number of its enemies, hurries over a
precipice, and is dashed to pieces, w hen
they search out the body and enjoy the
feast.
A contemporary tells this funny an-
ecdote : 44 Wake up, here, and pay f°r
your lodgiug,” said the deacon,
recently.
The
uiud-
one dark, ruiny night
husband was called, tlio alarm st
ed, the whole neighborhood aroused
ami organized into a search party, when,
lo! the lunatic made her appearance
iu their midst aud slit said she had
beeu down to the river ami taken a sur-
vov, ami concluded uot to drown her-
self this time as it. might occasion her
children unpleasant feelings.
as he
nudged a sleepy stranger with the con-
tribution box. We were there, ami we
heard the sleepv stranger muimur,
with a glance at t he minister w hose ser-
mon had narcotized him, “Loiging
and bored, too. ”
The eutire Campagua di Roma, as
the territory in the vicinity «.f the city
of Rome is*termed, comprises over five
hundred t housand square acres of land,
and vet there is not a town 01 village
upon it, so malarious and unhealthy is
tlie whole district. We learn from a
recent Italian publication, that experi-
ence shows that persons whose habit-
ual diet is nutritious, with wine, are
best able to endure exposure to the
miasma of tho Raman marshes.
Miss Jane Parker, of Pittsfield,
Mass., dietl last week from the effects
of pricking a finger with a pin while
washing some clothing the week be-
fore. Her arm began to swell rrpidly,
aud, before anything could be done to
check it gangrene commenced its oead-
ly work, eating the flesh so fast that
before she died her arm as far as the
elbow had mortified and dropped oh.
Tho doctors think the poison was 111
the soap.
At Home.
Has* hall- At Boston, Boston» 9, llalti-
inort's 3.
I’aci. E. Low. hi in «if vx-Qowrnor Low,
ehMKPil with »hooting William Devine in New
^*>iK. wiwailinittcd to bail on ttaturtlav 111 the
mini of MQ.tWO.
Edward T. Hardy, of New York, on Ttiurs-
tl»v, fhet William L. Davis, eit£a£t'il in !>usi-
nesfi iii Washington, for an allegtnl irreparable
wrong to tho formi'r's itaiiKhter. Davis’
wotintl is not I'onMitterett dangerous.
A tradk nnrk convention between the
I nitetl Stales, Kiifclantl, Austria, ami the Hun
Parian Empire, lias been proi limu. il by the
President, and nill take effect from the Md «1
.Inly, ami continue in force ten year«.
Jon?« W. Army, of this city, confessed the
murder of Jacob W. Erb atCrmkill, N. J. He
is to be executed at Hackensack on the 2Sth
instant.
Ihk |H*st olli e department is examiuiii^ dc-
s «us for |h*.hu! cords under the recently duct-
ed law.
I hk President has appointed cx-l\>nj;r«'ss-
i”an W. Clark, IWmaster at Galveston, Tc\-
•*s, vii't' Mclvee, suspended under the tenure
«'I eftic«' act.
Com-TKOLXKB Bhodhkad has rejected the
1 lami of a )>*rdoned rebel for military supplits
lurnisht diu lst!0. on the ground that it is ex-
i resel v forbidden by act of Congress.
I hr University of New York hus conferred
the degree of Master of Arts oil Whitelaw Keiil,
1 f the Tribune.
Hamlin Condor, of Ablong city, 111., a stu-
>lent at the State Normal School in Terre
Haute, was accidentally drowned while bathing
m the Wabash, Thursday evening.
Bv order of the President, the land office
lor the newly established Republican Valley
1 and District, in Nebraska, has been located
at Lowell, Nebraska. •
The steamer California, of the N. P. T.’l’o..
fioni San Francisco for Sitka, with tner-
1 haii<li»e and Government «.tores, was wrtvkctl
en the coast of the Gulf of Georgia, cast of
Vancouver's ltdaiid. Tho steamer Idaho, o
the same line, is ashore on Chain Hocks, 12
miles from Victoria. She is in danger of go-
ing to pieces.
District Attokney Patks has arrived iu
Wasliiugtou to consult with the Attorney
General in regard to Utah matters. Mr.
Bates ex|Hvts that a number of indictments
will l>c fouud, and it is his intention to make
i’Hf test ease and carry it to the Supreme
I'onrt, to get a decision on the point whether
the treaty made with the Mormons, and which
thev claim recognizes poligamy, is not eel
aeide by the law of 1S02, which prohibits it.
In the suit of Gould against Lord Gordon
on Thursday, His Highness unexpectedly ap-
peared as a witness. The counsel for Gould
contended that the witness roald be arrested
under an attachment which had been issued
gainst him until the conclusion of Ins exami-
nation. He was arrested constructively until
hi* Im*ih1 of #1.000 was completed, after which
he drove t > his hotel.
In the United States District Court at Balti-
more, on Wednesday, Judge Giles, in the case
of J* seph Carr (black) against the master of
the steamer Chester, for ejecting the plaintiff
t om the after to the forward cabin of the
steamer, tlie court decreed tweuty-five dollars
•ian-ages and cost«. In giviug his decisiou
the Judge remarked that it was not in the
power of c<>mmon carriers for transporting
passengers to make diecriinination as to color.
At a meeting at Niagara Falls of southern
editors, on an excursion north, the following
resolution was passed:
AVsi That in leaving Niagara we can-
not 'lorfi without giving assurance of fealty to
the Union and the determination of the jho-
ple we represent to .-hare the comniou proe-
penty with their brethren of the north.
Thirteen thousand two hundred ilollar*
has been received from Ib>n. E. D. Morgan,
l eingthe contribution of IlliLoig to pay for
the bronz naval group. The infantry group is
already provided for by Chieego. It is ex-
pected that Boxton will soon provide for tin-
cavalry group, and Philadelphia for the artil-
lery group.
t >n and after the 1st of July, 1872. every
person who *»-lls or offers for sale manufactured
tobacco, snuff or cigars, except manufacturers
of those articles w ho sell only their own pro-
ducts at the place of production, is subject to
a special tax at the rate of fifty dollar» per
nuuni, without regard to the amount of his
ales. The exemption of persons wIknio an-
nual salt s do not exceed $100 is repealed by the
new law.
• One hi-ndbfd of th«' West Albany cur shop
Mrikers have resumed work under the ten-
Imir Hy.-t* ni. About 1,'WO m«'n still remain
<>ut. A large force of workmen has been
l»ri>tight d«inn from Schenectady, an«l it is sai«l
•*U the force that H necessary is at work at
West Albany.
The Mayor of Boslou lias vetoed an or«ler
rasped by the City CouncTl for opening the
public lit rary on Sundays. Th«- Mayor, ad-
vised by U*e City Solicitor, thinks the carrying
• u> of the order would conflict with stab; en-
aetments.
I hk Chi-ago Board of Police forbid the
I timing nf fire crackers or gunpowder in the
niiitH of that city on the Fourth of July. Not
• icu Ihe discharge of cannon or smaller lire
si ms will lie permit cd.
Abroad .
I>*rd Li oar was banqueted ill a lnilhaut
inani'er at Montreal on Thursday evening.
Mai;GUI.rite Dixblane, who was sentenced
to death for the murder of her mistress, in
Paris, ha- been reprieved.
fir:ihe destruction of the seaport of llarni-
d.t, on the Japanese Island of Hekisfcn, by au
• irthijnake, 500 persons perished.
A LOCK-OUT was begun on Wednesday by the
biiilih-rs of London. By this about five
i iKMisand journeymen are thr«jwn out of eni-
» loymeut.
A >irk at Ottowa, Ontario, on Tuesday,de-
!roy< d a number of wooden buildings «>n the
i orner of Spark and Victoria streets, au«l a
range of -tone buildings on Weltingtou street,
t-ov» $00.000.
Uy the sinking of the steamer Bona by eol-
'i -ion with the French steamer Ava, near
Mianghai, May 4, Messrs. MeMi eking and Mc-
Qnade, second and third engineers, and
>te*srs. Hoole and Bryle, the chief and third
officers, with Dr. Thompson, and fifty-four
other Chinese, were drowned.
It is reported that the steamer Fannie
landed her cargo and men in safety at Cayo
Itomano, Cuba, and then steamed towards
Na-sau, and that the insurgents carried her
eirgoto the mainland. The report requires
confirmation. General Yuctan and Captain
Vi roua were executed, on the 15th, at Puerto
I’nueipe. The insurgent Chief Pepillo Gon-
z lies and fifty men, armed with Bemingtoii
rifles, surrendered lo the Spanish force« at
I.e tane*. Aii insurgent letter carrier lias
I t« u captured by the Spanish troops. On his
i • ison was a letter from Ccspedes to General
'l> d< sin J>i:iz ordering the G«-neral to eoncen-
h ;n«t In* troop»« for the purpose of a grand
tivivenieot iii the direction of Holguin.
Mexican advices report that Gens. Trevino
n 1 Qnirago, flii'ting-themselves unnble to of-
!■ i any t'oiisiderable resistance to tlio Govern-
ment fore« « roiict ntrating ou Monterey, and
Ijeieg powerless lo bold any iui|>ortant jsiint
oul~.de of the state of Neuvo Loon, have sent
ci i' nussioneis to the city of Nexico to arrange
iei in - of peace, on the basis of their pardon
and ! liisequent submission to the Juarez
Gov* •iieiit.
A I.ondon dispatch claims that more has
l«ci» >mpli»hed at the Geneva conference
'haul generally admitted in public. At the
n» xt meeting of the arbitrators it will be an-
’ .••iii* e<l that the question of indirect claims
i ettled. The arbitrators will then proceed
on the other p< inte.
Tuz Duke de Montpensier has issued a
manifesto asserting the right to the Spanish
11’rone of cx-Queen Isabella's son Don Alphon-
-.<> d'Assis, Prince of Austurias. Montjiensier
!e* lures ttiat when the proper time arriv«'B he
»•itl leaili sslv defeud and proudly serve the
i uterus, a of Prince.Alphonso..

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