Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon, January 9, 1862, Page 1

Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon dated January 9, 1862 Page 1
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vol xvm. MINT MARY’S KON| 18 rULimXB EVERY THCMMT BY . j J.F.KUO. ft JAMES S. DOMES, j Tkrmc or Slbscription.—fl.Mpnr an num. to be paid within mx Months. No subscription will be received for shorter period than six mouths, and no paper bo, discontinued until all arrearages art paid,' except at t!ie option of the publishers. Terms or AvkrtiXß.—sl per square ! I r the first . insertion, end 25 cts. for every subsequent insertion. Twelve Hues of less constitute a square If the number Oi insertion* ) H > not marked on the adver tn*mcnt. it sriH be published* until forbid,; and charged accordingly. A liberal de duction made to tbosc who advertise by the vear State mint i He n. Alfred Sly* f Etr cheater • lion. Alfred Ely arriv'd ia Wash inf*' t**u on Friday evening from Baltimore.— lie makes a very interesting statement #f bis one hundred and fifty days captivity at. It'n hmoud. . We give the following : He states that on Sunday P. M., at o o'clock, be left Mr. Foster. (Senator from Connecticut.) and walked alone to the brow of a bill, Some distance below 1 the bo-pi fed. just this aide of Bull Run. j Numbers id men were passing at this I time apparently on the retreaT. ' Vie asked ; übat it Brant. They answered **W*| have whipped them, but are firilitog back.” j Thinking it as a strange victory, he * wmt >itl furtlur; just this side of Bull | K<m he stop|icd by a tree. At this time a, tiflu ball wbizted up the road, tearing up ibe ground by bis side. In a few luinutii* a cannon bail tore the limbs off! a tree only . a few feet above his bead. Not knowing which way to turn, he' crUMdc ed it as dangerous to go bock at l. remain, when in a fw minutes, in! ilie din t of the .firing, a company of i iiifantiy and two men ; on kerscWk maiclicd from the thicket. Mr. Ely up to this timm* did not euspret anything wrung. When one of the officers rode up and asked aim, “Who are yon f* he replied, *‘my name is Kly." “What Ft te are you from V* “From New York.” “Do you bold any civil posi timt under (be Lotted States govern* 1 ur nl V , Mr Kly then suspected that .he wat l*t. With b -sitatiuu h replied. “Y'es. sir; lam a n.cui'-tr the I, idled j}*ates Congress.” • Tbrn. sir you are my pri.<* n r; you ihall be treated with lb utmost resp* t-t; but fall in behind.’-e-’ He (Hi-ii fell -in alongside of the oficcr, \ who was mounted, and was marched to- j wmds Dull Run. They bad gone but; a abi r distance w hen sn officer rode up wearing the uniform of a colonel. Captain Mull*it, of Baltimore, who; bad taken Mr. Kly, said ; “Colonel | Cash, allow me to introduce Mr.. Kly. ; member of Congress of the United j Stat-s.” Thu rebel colonel- drew a pistol, cock* j ed it ■within three fort ff Mr. Ely*s*he4f, exclaiming. “Yon. white limed scoun drel! Gin! you ! 1 will blow your brains out.” As be was about firing, t two rrbej officers ran up and- threw their arms about him, and said, “You must ipot ; feb'Ktt him, colonel ; he is: our prisoner.”; With great difficulty they in wruatir-g the pistol from * his bands' a*ud g**t him away. Captain Mullen said “*>ur eolol is* drunk, . but shall not barm you.” • 'J They then uiarckeil a goes! distance, when they were joined hj a large bum* b r of our officers, who-had herb taken ' prisoners of war. They 'were then pise- 1 ed under the change of another foiee, and- marchrd towards Manassas Junc tion. There they were placed in a law. open field. About 0 o'clock t,OOO mm, Wore huddled together, tk# rebel soldiers j tonuiug a Hue around them,, standing! close together with markets. leaded—i Many of the men fell' exhausted from,: their.wounds, mT thirsting for water, j It was the most pitiable and heart-rending ■ sight cvi r witi.e srd. The groan* of the dying when pleading to the nninjnr- ! ed for water, were indescribable. A, pocj of water was found close by. ■ thick with fihb.. and some was brought in canteens by jhq guard. Mr. Mb! snccct ded in getting -about, a mouthful. | ills fongu.' was thick, his throat was parched and dry. About an hour af terwards a rain cans op. Before it had rained Wg a man same up and mid, “la Representative Kly here T* Suppos ing that his lima was come, and (hat his brains were about to be blown out by some infuriated officer, ha did not, answer. It gas again repented," “I* Kly here?” lie then stepped forward,] and said be was the man. Tim gourd said, “Gen. Beauregard wants you to one to bit quarters.” He walked Aon! of the guard to a little cottage,, which was the only liouse in that ra-‘ gion, where, under the piasxa,- gather-> ed round a table with • single candle- ) flick in the middle of some papers ly ing luo*dy on top, Ml Jf. Davie, Gen-, DEVOTED TO LITERATURE. NEWS. AGHIOW-TUKE AND GENERAL INTEIJJGENCE. LEONARD TOWN. MD.. TIILRSDAt HORNING. JANUARY 9. 1862. * . .. r *wi' ~ ..a—, ■ BUBO MBB—CT Ural Beauregard, Extra Billy Smith and IW. Further Miles. Standing around j were some twenty officers in battered uniforms, with a dirty and find look They were attempting to estimate their luaa and unrs. Miles said “Ah, you're, hers, Mr- Kly, are yon ? I did not think a member of Congress would go to a field to aid our enemies ” MHea then whtsprr ,ed to Beauregard for f few minutes. Mr. Kly mid, “I am ready to ge wherever yon i choose to send me.” Beauregard ordered him off. and the IgnarJ took him to a barn, twenty rods , distant, where he found the floor covered • with our officers as thick as eould be, most jof them sound asleep. * Bribing the guard t* bring him a drink of water, he lay j down by the side of a colonel, and slept soundly until morning. At daylight be got up. ( All around him seemed from different regiments. They were strangers to otte | another, and uoUxly seemed to have any i thing to say*. '"TT'wss raining heavily out. ' A strong guard surruuttdcd the barn.— * Beauregard’s hostler, an old negro, was : around examining them in great glee with bitter taunts, and exclaimed, “Old Massa Beauregard e*tcbed ’em ; Old Maasa great man ; cotcb all Yankees.” Mr. Kly then gave an account of bis re moval. w,ih the other prisoners, te Rich mond. and tb-ir treatment while there. | which bss been describe*! in letters herc i tefore published. Mr. Faulkner was received in Ricb- I mend with a perfect ovation, thirty thou | and people being out. • The following day ! Mr. Fanlkncr called upon Mr. Ely, and they had a pleasant interview. and having both been prisoners, they could' well ap preciate their mnlual position in tbs past. Hr announced that he bad an interview : with Jeff. Davis and his Cabinet, and be | wat happy to state that they bad decided upon bis release. The following day Gen. Winder cam* to the prison, and with ! **ueh formality and dignity entered (be room, and in the presence of Mr. Kly’s fellow prisoners presented him with hit ro-. b ase, and announced te him (hat ha was a free man. ami that he should he happy* to see hint at his own bouse. After the interchange of a few pleasant words G su. Winder left. A meeting of the Prison Association, of which Mr. Ely was the president, was , ne convened, and Mr Ely mads a farewell address of nearly an hour in length. In it he rehearsed many pf the incidents of the history in vfhieh they bad borne. ptrt, and that, notwithstanding thrir confinement, they bad succeeded in making ikefo. hours pas* cheerfully by. was gfflifisd to announce' that, .though , there was w much in the separation front | their families pad friends,, in the want of ' common comfort, and the annoyances they suffered, to irritate them, there bad never j yet been the slightest difficulty during | their whole five months* imprisonment. The deepest emotions weie visible -bn ; the countenances of all the member* pres !.stt, snd'fceariy all wers effected to tears. ! They "parted with' their president amid mingled feelings of joy at his deliverance ) and regret atjfcis departure. At five o'clock in the afternqo*„ ,Mr. ; Faulkner again celled at the prison with Governor -Letcher's. rsrriage. and they ‘ proceeded ’to • the Governor’s mansion, where they dined together,- and parted •with a nttofuat expression* of personal good feeling. *Mr. Ely proceed fo* Norfolk by kpiilroad,. bring everywhere regarded with jp forest, atujf thence reached Fortrea* Mon roe and Haiti mure. Mr. Kly brings a He: with iin of 2.- 700 l T uiou prisoners held in the 'South, , whose release he will labor to procure.— Just before his departure from Richmond. General[Winder. sefor Mr. Kly and asked him to designated several officers to be released in exchange for those lately discharged from Fort Warren. He un dertook the. delicate office with a view to I Humanity, Huoosing those most likely to’ j suffer from long confinement.'and the for tunate selections, indued Liruts. Dicing - ! son, of N.ew Ic*qdm, Conn ; Fertieh of Providence ;* Grover, of Bath, with 250 | privates. Fanlkncr stated to the officers in com mand that the privateers in prison nl. the North were far belter treated - than Jthe ; prisoners in Kirhmond. He received ae aurranee that Col UoreoVan and hbr follow prisoners should be much better (Vested. ‘ They havy only the meanest prison-fare jof soul Bern jails—corn meal, s' little fat meat, and oecasienally a piece of salt fish. Thp Rnjinn Carbonari- In Che various accounts of the affairs of Italy which coma to us, arHuskms arc fnmi time to time made to the Carlamari. ' Readers whoart acquainted with the peculiar fcaturee of Italian pdhies undcr , stand the appellatinD—to wham It is ap plied olid whence H was derived; but a few words upon the wlpet will not bo un interesting, especially to thorn who look to the journals not only for the text of the world's progress, knit also for ample note I and comment thereon. * * | When Mural bagap bi# reign onr the kingdom of Nplc in (be year 1808. bin entire devotion to Napofouu hint. s -■. l | • . M jJ; j reck leas in regard to mcnaa. Snob was the fear and dislike which he engendered that many of his subjects ied to the mouti- j tains uf the Abrnaxi. Bereft of all Ihmr, properfy and debarred from their usual ~ means of support, they wort compelled. l(v order to obtain a living, eithe* to ymb I those banditti infesting the Abruaii whom Irving has rendered daesical ia >! story—or else to seek emaleymanl swoig 1 I; the charcoal-burners. who carried on 1; largo business in the mountains. The i! patriots, as they were called by theca who, i appreciated their motives, for the mutt I part, preferred the bumble and legitimate t' bccupaliuu of making charcoal to the de- I baaing business f highway robbery, and r accordingly look to the former bnsincM. t At (bat time there resided at Cxarnxa a ? young man named Cape-Bianco, who; | was an extensive mannfoctnrer of char- j t coal, and derived no small income from i that trade. Being a warm patriot, and •; sympathizing with his eennlrymon. 'he . gave employment to as many of them at - circumstances would permit. II In this slate of affairs, no light ap i pcariug to dawn upon the country. Capo- ) \ j Bianco bethought himself of organizing *>; | society, the members of which, without j j forsaking thrir customary avocation, j should labor, an- opportunity offer,) ! fur the independence of ltaly x In par- 1 1 suaiice of this scheme he convened, in ' 1810, as many of the patriot '* coflbnrners - las possible at the GrUU delta Vendita, a j 'cave on the above of tbo Mediterranean, | which waa used as a depot for coal and the sale (semftVe) of consign meets for the j • benefit of the burners. The assembly j Using, as Sbyluek said of Aatonio, “suffi-! | eicnt,” a society waa founded. The ! members were styled, at large. Carbona ri (charcoal-burners); individually, by | etch other, boon engine (good cousin*); ! the places of meeting, vrndite, and the | tools uf this craft—ibe axe, the saw sad | the spade—were adopted as emblems of I the association. A fearful oatb, sn gallon of implicit obedience, and. (for -other requirements Ofttsl in secret soeie lic*. competed the organixslion. The oldeele of the society were hon orable. ,Thy were simply to promo?w the and welfare of Italy, or | rather of of tbs Peninsula vjrhich | they inhabited. ' Doubtleas the patriot* I desired a ecnstitulional or repukdieaa j form of government. At the close of the first moating. Capo-Bnnco - said : “My good eonaius, our society is bom to-night in the same place where the tyrant Afo rie. King of the Visigoths,- breathed his last. May our work, under these au* pices, be of benefit to mankind, and-of especial advantage to our country.”- Such was the origin of the Carbonari. They spread rapidly throughout Italy. ; All classes, without exception, gave rep resentativea to this society. It* influenes extended from iho opt of the peasant..to ! the eounetl uf the kiag. Capo-Bianco, as ; ibe originator and the head of so import , tout an qrgaqi a man to be. dread ed on aeeuunl of bis oonrage and ability, ; was npon with special aversion. •j His desirnctidp was .determined upon by j Murat. Te effect ibe object, tbe Krug made use vf Genera) Mahon. Tbe latter I invited Capo-Bianeo to dine with him. , Not suspecting any firand, the young pa triot accepted the invitation, and found | himself the saljeet of an wonted treache ry. * I< viuUtton ef every law, hnmau . and.divine, Mabncs directed his guest to . jbe exeented. before tbe fiavor of the sa cred aalt of bußpicality had passed from his lips. Thus perisM Cap6-Bianco. j But the society to which be had given j birth waa not annihilated by tbe death of. jit* founder.- The Carbonari continued to flourish. They extended even inlo ) France. In 1820 they had become 'art; • formidable -a body . that they eowipelKsd , Ferdinand; wbo bad regained bis -Hirene . |and waa one ef the' tumated, to.grant a constitution to hie subjecta* - .This he dis ! regarded ae coon as be found it safe and .convenient to beenk faith with bin people. ; He evfti weat so for es to ire bonih- j j shells upon them, whbtftoe he derived the, mihfigwti of Bomba name which was ; , pevpclnatcd by an ' Italian patriot wbo | ■ stamped the odious wnnjp on the effigy jef the King represented on the eoia of : the reelm.* I’ The Carbonari have inaWitl many distinguished names smong their rank*. We. way mention Charles Albert. Gi- 1 ■ foloofon, Forestt. Silvio. Felfwo, Ms- { roneclli and Babani. Upon the abdica- i ' ton of Victor Kmadnct the First, (harks Albert, chief of the Carhonari. was chosen | regent, and afterwards' King, of Fied-) moat. It‘in almost needless to *y that upon bis elevation he pfoved foifbless to bis antecedents. In 1820 the Austrian*, assisted by the j false-hearted Charles.* substantially crush ted out the revolutionary society of which' ; the latter had been head, and to which be * owed his throne. The severest perndtim , were inflicted upon the members tbe I society whenever they could be deterNfl. 5 The story ef'the ruiprisoniueti of Silvio*' 1 Fellieo is fa miliar to msiiy of mtr readers. 1 ’ and some of them will remember Mer*m

eelli. who in New York boro upon hia jhddy the pad evidence of* Austrian pm-1 V* Foresti, well known in this eoun tw,ne n trscbt&r of Italian, is another hffiWiar instance. -I " Pho Carbonari were guilty of many - expenses which, cannot be approved of on ; sura principle, and which rendered thorn e&os even to many true Haiians. We . bnfisv* they d' not now exist as an or gnped, active liody. Stiff some of the i aji wemhera of (He society are living, and in one sense Omre msv be said to be Cr ‘pwnati stiff.' Certainly. Mazzint and , Gjadaddi, as lovers of Italian rights and v. Oerbonaii in spirit if > not in tbe letter. —— - Death of the Hon** Judge Leffraad- The press this murtiL.g records tbe [demise of our distinguished fellow-citi- the < Hon. John C. Lcgrand. late tJWeT Justice of the Stale of Maryland. He died on Saturday last at hU residence in this eily, after a brief illness, bis health 1 and rigorous constitution succumbing to a violent attack of consumptive asthma. Jufgc Lcgrand has been a man of mark in (hit city and State, from .hi* youth up, .and fkat as the result of his own native’ power*. his great perceptive faculties, j clear and precise disc* ruiuent. assiduity ; and . ptuiuiauding intellect With but fori of the advantages of youth beyond I those wlich pertain to the individual, he ■ entered bis professional career as. one in : which success was to be achieved only by 1 diligence and merit; but his active and i comprehensive mind allied him very ear jly and intimately with the political interests of the State, and be was iden tified with tbe democratic party. His talents, • zeal and eloquence immediately commended him to the regard and <-oufi- I deuce of bis parly, and the youth of his pfltlic life was honored by bis election to dm Legislature in LB4l>.' Upon the as-’ aftubling sf this body, die was invited to m* office of Secretory of State by Govcr- Maor Frauds Thomas, and accepted the; 'appohimicnt, which he rig nal ability. During the term of Govrr-' nor Thomas. Chief Justice Archer, tf tbe* 1 Baltimore County Court, deceased, and Mr. faigrand' was chosen as his successor, j We very wrll rem-tuber the consternation , with which the appointment was received. | Old democrats wers indignant and the • venerable “court-buifsc clique” was over-! übelmnd with will affected if not real j dismay, and sneered at the selection oi l “a boy.” But the youthful judge, took bis seat, and before he bad presided a | single term it waa not only apparent' that no '410)” was in-thf'cfaair. ua mere per functory official, but a man of talent and j great legal acumen, eminently qualified; (or tbe station, and discharging its duties < with dignity, efficiency and* impartiality, j He, accordingly, received tbe promptmnd respectful confidence of the entire bar, for none, perhaps, are more frank and i generous*in the recognition of real talent tfaah trite men of the legal profosnion. Upon the adoption of tbe new constitu tion, by which an elective judiciary su pertfjlfid the existing appointees, J udgu, Lcgrand was nominated for the o(fo-e f yf t Judge of the Court uf Appeals, the su- j prciue coflrt of ifie 2tn'c, fur* the*'third district, consisting wf the city 6f Bultr mnre, -and .elected, and ‘.was sqbseqpeaily , designated by exeeutiro authority t as Chief Justice of that court. * He contin ued in* that bffice," fulfilling its liigh and ' arduous dutit s'with fidelity to. thtTphblie* welfare and tbe utmost satistactioiß. uf -Ibe people at term of q|fi?; pired only with {lie recent electing of his successor, slid iii the of Frdirilieoeh he'has survived his public' 1 re lation to tbe State but a fow days. .-••! • Jmjgwwa* Lcgrand unmarried, and his in lyreuurse with the world was genial free. His social qualities com'meiidod him (6M Urge efftde of friends, to whom bti true worth, the cordiality ablglbv ofo his spirit, thoroughly him, and with these yspecially, m by all who kiysv him, j his loss will be sincerely deplored.— Sun. It* .. * '**' * C .. i The South of H. R- H- Prinoe Albert. By tbo Persia we bare the death of His Royal Highness Fruiec. Al bert, consort of Queen Vietoria. Duke of of Saxe-Gut ha, Ac. The took plaoe in Laadon on the 15th inst.. after a prief illness, which was not considered dangerous until two days before U result ed la death. His disease was. gastric fe ver. A profound grief will be felt, i throughout Great Britain for tbe loss of this goad and distinguished man. who, by has domestic virtue, his work* uf char-' f 1 ** I*Horn for ike benefit of the English people, and by his scientific and literary attain meiita. has made him self loved and respected by both tbe high ■®d the low. Prince Albert was a Christian sad a gentleman as well as a Pirttoeand was men illustrious by hwvirtqes. thaathy hi sponsion. For twulynmeyears* he waa in the eye of the English nation, andin every respect be sustained himself us few men in his situation have ever done. .We give but the dry record of bis life. , Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emanuel, Duke of Baxe*Cubttrg-Goiba. • waa Urn at Rosepafy. jp the Duchy of uu thv flUth uf August,) * I ’ t . . I 1819— just three Months after the Urth cf Victoria, who was to be his future Queen. ! He wit the second eon of Ernest, Duke *of Baxe-ooburg Gotha, under whose im . Mediate personal superintendence he n* .Cfivri au admirable education, which hr completed by attending the University of ; liounduriug three academical sessions. In ■ 1888 he visited England in company with the King of Helgium, and spent some I time at the Court of the youthful Qnreu, ; and next year it w,aa formally announced to the Privy Council hy the Queen that i she in'eudtd to harm a matrimonial alli ance wrtt Prince Albert. T*he went had ; long been public property, but waa kept in suspense by the decorous contradiction* of the Mii.isteiiul journal*. ' The mar* riage was solemnised February 10, 1840. For the purpose of rendering him perfectly iud -pendent. the muuifiiccut , permanent allowance of £150,000 a year waa made to him hy Parliament; le*idc' which he was a Field Marshal, Knight of ! the (darter, and behl a number of other! : honorary and lucrative appointments, ■ ; which run his personal income up to over a quarter of a million of dollars a year. i : Prince Albert was a man. of refined! taste, and an accomplished musician and draughtsman. Forbidden by his position • to interfere in polities, he occupied him* self with superintending the education of his children. The progress of the arts and sciences, and general philanthropic subjects, such s the “dwellings of the i working classes,” sanitary arrangements, 1 Ac., also engaged his attention. He was president and patron of numerous charita ble institutions. in which be look an ac i tive interest. He wan the chief promoter, j if not the originator, of the great World’s j Exhibition of 1851; aud was greatly de-1 I lighted st the immense success of that ■ j magnificent undertaking. * The popularity j which for a long time he enjoyed with all I classes was, fur a brief space, overcloud-! ed in 1855, wheu rumors were i ; that ha was meddling in English political 1 ; affairs, and even held eomiuunie-tiou with German Courts which were prrjudi-. 1 cial to English interests; but this was | officially and explicitly denied in Parlis-1 incut, aud tbe cloud on hits popularity soon passed away. In agricultural svieuec he took great interest, and his farming stock bss been frequently exhibited and gained prises, “Prince Albert’s pigs”{ were famous at all KagHsh fairs. As a ♦ patron of art aud literature, too. Prince- j i Albert V*i particularly active. | Hy Prince Albert Queen Victoria had j nine children, all of whom are still alive, tu mourn the loss of their father. THE DOMESTIC TYRANT. It is to me a disgusting sight to sse. as we sometimes do, the wife mud children of family kept iu constant terror of thu sel fUh bashaw at the head of the house, ami 1 ever on the watch to yield iu every petty manner to his whims aud fancies. Some ‘ times, where he is s bard-wrought snd .anxious man, whose harJ work earns his 1 . children’s bread, arid whose life is the { ' sole stay, it is needful that be should Le , slcfcrrc’d to in many thing*, lest the over tasked brain aud over-strained nervous system |bould break duwu or grow une qual to tbe task. Hut lam not thinking of such cases. 1 mean cases in which the bctul of tbe family is a great fat, bullying. ’ selfish scoundrel, who devours sullenly ► Ibe choice dishes at dinner, and walks into , all the fruit desert, white his wife looks on in silence, and the uwe-stricksn cliil- Mren dure not hiui that they would like I little of what the brutal bound is devour i|ig. > 1 mean cases iu which the contemp tible dog is extremely wcll-drcf*fj. "while his wife and s trifle 'thfn and bare; in which he lilcrally touecs 'about ; his money iu the- billiard-room. aiiJ goes off in amumn for a tour on the continent by himself, leaving them to the 'joyless routine of thcii unvaried life. It is sad J to aco the snddeu hush that fells upon the little things wjien he enters >JLhc bona ; j how thoir sports are cut short, and they try to steal away from the room. Would that I were tbe Emperor of Russia, and, such a man my subject. -Should not he taste the knout? . TLa. would be bis suitable punishmentfor ke will never f*-i ! what worthier mortals wruuid regard as the i heavier penalty hy far. the utter absence of confidence or real affection botweon him and his children when they grow up. lie will not mind that there never was a. day wheu the toddling creatures sol up a 1 shout of delight at # his entrance, sad rushed at him aud scaled him, and starched in his pockets, aud pulled him about; nor that the day- wtfl never come, when, growing into men and women, they will come tu him fur sympathy and gui dance tu their little trials sod perplexities. O, woful to ihiuFHhak there are parents, held iu general estimation, too. to whom their children would no ts.<*re think of go • for kinjljy sympathy, than they would think pf g*ing tu Nova gembta fur wtruiih L‘•sUHtry /Vr*os ■ S'l ' . \ aaM little NVII, '‘ought go v- WuVss tu flog me fur what.l’ve not dune?’* ? ‘H'MIJf dear hiW; why JUU; ask 1” •‘•ceil, m iu.a*y when I tpy sum? 1 * • j >. i *, * Gktti> ox is Tint \Votu —There are mmnj different way* of getting od in (Im | world : it don art always jbcm making a rU deal of money, or being a great man „ pw*pk to look up to with Leaving off a bad habit far a good one. is ’ getting on in the work!; to be clem amt i tidy, instead of dirty and disorderly, in I getting on ; to be careful and aaviug. In stead of thoughtless and wasteful, as get ing on; to be active and industrioua, in t^ss^savtu s sls aa m hie praacucc. is gening on; in short. j when we see any one properly attentive to l ilia duties, persevering through such dith l cullies, to gain such knowledge as shall | be of use to himself and to others, offering , a gotid example to bis relatives ami ar i qnainlattoifla, we may be sore that be is : getting on in the world. Money is a very I useful article in its way, but it is possible ! t get on with small means, for it is a mis- ’ j lake to snppoac that we must wajt fur a goad dead of money before wp can do aay ; thing. Perseverance is often belter than > ! full jmrse. There are more helps towards . gelling on than is commonly'- support ; many people or miss Inc way altogether, because they do not ms the simple and abundant means which sur them on all sides; and so it happSgfc that ; these means are aida which cpOl*& be i bought tor money. Those to* ’ get on in the world must bate‘a stoek of patience and peracrcraDcc, of kopt/al oon- I fidecso, a willingness to learn} sod'a dis position not easily cast down by difficul- ' ties and disappmutmen a. —“ - •#•* -- ■■ , Secessionist Women in **Furt Grrcuough.” as (bay fiiit it, where the accession women Ere abut up.; is an ordinary brick house n f ffwct snwiai {on Bixicu|h street, kit aum Mr |as I strolled slowly by I could see very , 1 tile indications ufjiu prison character. A ■ Uy sentinel was standing in front of ii. to be sure, but be held hia musket like au umbrella, and was busy chatting with sumo gossiping friend. There was a shair be fore the front door, but the door was clos ed, the lower windows looked uncommon ly dirty, and there was no bars at all. Thu j women are rurioted to tbs second fftot. ! and as I passed some of them were visi ! ble. I In the yard beside the house there ra a tall ; round tent, and soldiers* blankets and ac coutrements bang on the toneos nn 1 ! (he clothes-liurs, while idle looking meu in uniform loiter about the premises, as if they felt they bad a right there. It moat be rather tedious to bare been shut up there as long as Mrs. Greenough baa breis —-some three la mtha, I believe. She has never, during all that time, been allowed to go out even tor a short distance, and a request which she scut to the Preside..* i some time ago to be allowed to go to chore 1 . 1 was refused* Bbc is said to be an accon. - j plished and fascinating woman, and one of | the officers who was on duty out here is reported to hare betrayed a degree of gym ‘ palby towards her which unfilled him tor the charge. —— The Miskrats Predict a Mi.d Win ter —The Millwaukcc Wisconsin says it is going to be a mikl winter, tor Joel Hood, the celebrated auctioneer, who has , leen all over the Western territories, tW , Pacific State's and the Sandwich Islands. $ and who probably knows as .mush about the peculiarities of wild animals as any , gentleman in (be West, stakes his repu tatjpn upon the prediction that we are to have a mild winter, with prevailing wind# from she-ffouth tor the next six months, j.lle bases his knowledge on the doings of 1 1 tbf muskrats, beavers and other animals this.toll. Tie also says that it has be. it rtjlOc'cd lT certainty by scientific and or-' i dinary observation, that whatever wtdf pr-‘ ‘i vail when the equinoctial hue is passed, they ) will ) revail throughout the winter. *fhw fall it was southern vindii, and there fere he is certain they will be Vhe prevailing, * j winds throughout the winter. , ~ , A Word to tarn Ladius —Jaws Kyra * ' says; I know that if women wish to ea-. cape the stigma of husband-seeking few . must act and look like marble orclay; eotoi.. . expression!ett*' Uudllds; for rxmry ap )aranec of feeling. of joy. sorrow.frieto.;- . lines*. antipathy, admiration, disgust, arc..,* ; alike construe*! by the world into aa * v a-. . tempt to hook a husband. Never mind ! well meaning women having their own consciences to eotnforl them offer all. H* mil. Iheretore. ha too much afraid of show-, ing yourself as you are. affectionate and good hearted; do net too harshly re-, press sentiments and feeling), excellent in themselves, 'because yau fear that soma puppy way fane? that you are letting them come out to fascinate him; do not condemn yourself to.Uvc otily by hakes, because if i you shoved lon much animation come |tfugniatical thing to breeches might take U into his Mtc to imagine that yam de signed tu devuteyonr Uto to hie inanity, |t la stated out of a voting population of I.SWTin Alexandria. Va-, |UU are in thi l tWtodcrato army. NO i

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