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Page) superior military ability. For his gallantry on these occasions
he was, on the 21st of March, made by Congress a Major-General of Volunteers,
and accompanied the advance up the `Tennessee River toward Savannah. At the
battle at Pittsburg Landing he distinguished himself exceedingly. On 2d January
he superseded General Sherman in command of the army which was repulsed at
Vicksburg, and proceeded immediately to attack the Post of Arkansas as narrated
TORPEDOES IN THE WESTERN
THROUGH the politeness of an
officer in the navy we are enabled to lay before our readers, on
page 85, the picture of
a REBEL TORPEDO in one
of the Western Rivers. All the tributaries of the Mississippi are filled with
these destructive implements of warfare, and the rebels seem to be improving in
their manufacture. A year ago our sailors used to laugh at them, and the
harmlessness of torpedoes became proverbial. Since the destruction of the Cairo
in the Yazoo River there have been fewer jests on the subject. These torpedoes
are fired off in various ways—some by electricity, from a concealed station on
shore—but more of them by friction, as in the sketch. A vessel passing over the
torpedo we have illustrated, and scraping one of the floats with her bottom
would ignite the two demijohns of powder, and knock a hole in her hull which
would cause her to sink in ten minutes. The business of seeking for torpedoes
and fishing them up is one of the most exciting and perilous duties of our
"WEEHAWKEN" IN THE
WE illustrate, on
page 92, the
new Monitor "WEEHAWKEN"
in the gale of 20th. Her performance on that occasion was admirable,
and set at rest the apprehensions which had been raised by the
loss of the original Monitor. She proved that
she was a sea-worthy vessel, and actually behaved better than the tug which had
been sent to take care of her. Her captain, John Rodgers, late of the
Galena, sent the following telegram to
Captain Ericsson on his arrival at Fortress
FORTRESS MONROE, January 22,
We have arrived safely, and all
well. On Tuesday, about two P.M., had to cast off from the Boardman for her
safety; weather very threatening. She ran back toward the Delaware Breakwater.
Had a hard storm from the northeast on Tuesday night; waves about thirty feet
high. Vessel made excellent weather and very little motion. When the Boardman
left I refused a tow from the Iroquois —I am now sure wisely. Yesterday, when
the gale had abated, took a tow-line from the Iroquois. Deranged her machinery,
cast off and came in alone. The Iroquois came in under steam, and is now here.
Captain iron-clad Weehawken.
JESSIE, as I came home to-day, I
That crippled. man upon the
flags, we have
So often seen—who moves our pity
I watched him crawl along the
Through heedless crowds, until he
reached the place Where crossings meet; and there he flung aside
His strong companions, those two
And sat him down upon the stones
And gazed and gazed. Then,
Jessie, all my tears
Rose to my eyes, and in the
street I wept
So, I could hardly speak for
I came close up to him and paused
"Oh! I could break my heart
against these stones
To see you thus. I'd give my
limbs to be
Utterly brok'n and torn, if only
My breaking I could give you
He smiled at me, and stared with
Like eyes that I once saw, whose
grief had plucked Majesty from despair—his had a strange
Ignorant calm, more full of peace
Jessie, he is not sorry to lie
He never weeps as I wept for him
He finds contentment in the gaudy
Music in carriage wheels; a
Among the people; rest in their
I turned away; but, looking once
Saw how the sun rained fire upon
The wan face drooped on the
His eyelids closed. I thought
that he was dead.
He was but sleeping—velvet-footed
Threading his way amid the crowds
Had taken him tenderly and laid
The cradle quietness. Stretched
on the ground
I left him without weeping, who
Infinite pity above him and
BURTON ON DU CHAILLU AND
CAPTAIN BURTON has written a
letter, as follows, which we find in the London Critic:
SIR,—Arriving—nolens, not volens—in
this unpleasant land by the last West African mail, I was astonished to find in
your columns my name cited by a private correspondent, and passages from one of
my private letters quoted to the detriment of M. Paul du Chaillu. As this is
hardly fair in the writer, perhaps you will allow me room for a few lines of
M. du Chaillu and I differ upon
many points- He may be right, or vice versa, but that is still a question.
Unwilling, however, to trouble your readers with a discussion touching
particulars, I will briefly state that, after a residence of about three weeks
in the Gaboon country, during which I walked to Cape Lopez, and explored the
southeastern fork of the river beyond any former traveler, my opinion of M. du
Chaillu's book is higher than it was before visiting the land of the gorilla.
The Mponge natives give "Mpolo"—i.
e., the "big man," their corruption of M. Paul's name—the highest character as a
chasseur. No one, save the jealous European, doubts his having shot the great
anthropoid (mind, I modestly disbelieve in the danger), and surely it is
something for this sportsman to have succeeded when three Englishmen—Mr. Levison,
Mr. Winwood Reade, and myself—have failed.
And with thanks for your
kindness, and with a solemn promise, under any and all circumstances, to be deaf
and dumb upon the "gorilla controversy" until I do bag a gorilla or two, I
subscribe myself, Sir, your obedient servant,
RICHD. F. BURTON, F.R.G.S.
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FOR ARMY SPECULATION The N. Y.
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of this city are importing a meet appropriate watch for army sale. Its
appearance is neat and taking; the cheap and tawdry look of watches of that
class being wholly avoided. This novelty should meet the quick and heavy sale it
merits, and we bespeak for that enterprising firm an extensive patronage." Good
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TERMS CASH. Will be sent to any
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in this manner must deposit the money in the hands of the express agent where
they receive the goods, or remit us two dollars as a guarantee that the bill
will be paid. Soldiers must send payment in advance. Address,
HUBBARD BROS., Importers,
Cor. John and Nassau Sts., New
Fine Sleeve and Bosom Studs.
Sleeve and Bosom Studs made of
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JOHN F. PHELPS, 429 Broadway, N.
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J. H. WINSLOW & CO.,
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To be sold for One Dollar each, without regard to value,
and not to be paid for till you know what you are to get.
OF ARTICLES TO BE SOLD FOR ONE DOLLAR EACH.
100 Gold Hunting Cased Watches
100 Gold Watches
200 Ladies' Gold Watches
500 Ladies' Gent's Silver
Watches 15.00 each.
3000 Vest & Neck Chains 5.00 to 10.00 each.
3000 Gold Band Bracelets
5.00 to 10.00 each
3000 " " "
.....................3.00 to 5.00 each.
3000 Cameo Brooches
.....4.00 to 6.00 each.
3000 Mosaic & Jet Brooch. 4.00 to
3000 Lava, Florentine Brooches
4.00 to 6.00
3000 Coral Opal, Em.
Brooches 4.00 to 6.00
3000 Cameo Ear Drops
...4.00 to 6.00 each.
3000 Mosaic & Jet Ear Drops
4.00 to 6.00
3000 Lava and Florentine Ear
4.00 to 6.00
3000 Coral, Em. Opal Ear 4.00 to 8.00
5100 Gent's Breast Pins....2.50 to 8.00 each.
3000 Watch Keys
..............2.00 to 6.00 each.
5000 Fob & Ribbon Slides 2.00 to
5000 Sets of Bosom Studs
2.50 to 6.00 each.
5000 Sleeve Buttons
.......2.50 to 6.00 each.
6000 Plain Rings
..............2.50 to 5.00 each.
6000 Stone Set Rings
.......2.50 to 6.00 each.
...........................2.50 to 10.00 each.
5000 Sets Ladies' Jewelry
........5.00 to 10.00 each.
10000 Gold Pens, Silver M'ted
Holders ...4.00 to 5.00 each. 10000 Gold Pens, with Silver Extension
Cases and Pencils
...................4.00 to 6.00 each.
All Gold Pens 14 Carats and Warranted.
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