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martial enterprise, and impatient for strenuous action. Mrs. Johnston exerted herself to make his stay agreeable, and he shared in all the pleasures of the cultivated society in which she was an acknowledged leader. The following popular piece of verse, written in her honor by the Hon. Warren R. Davis, of South Carolina, a wit and a poet, as well as a politician, is here correctly reproduced, because it has been the subject of considerable literary controversy: A famous old song: air-Roy's wife of Aldivalloch. Johnston's wife of Louisiana! Johnston's wife of Louisiana! The fairest flower that ever bloomed In Southern sun or gay savanna; The Inca's blood flows in her veins, The Inca's soul her bright eyes lighten; Child of the Sun, like him she reigns To cheer our hopes, and sorrows brighten. Johnston's wife of Louisiana! Johnston's wife of Louisiana! The fairest flower that ever bloomed In Southern sun or gay savanna. Johnston's wife of Louisiana! Johnston's wife of Louisia