pearance by saying that he had become interested in a foolish novel.
Colonel Scribner expressed great admiration for the characters Jean Val Jean and Javort, when the General confessed to a very decided anxiety to have Javort's neck twisted.
This is the feeling of the reader at first; but when he finds the old granite man taking his own life as punishment for swerving once from what he considered to be the line of duty, our admiration for him is scarcely less than that we entertain for Jean Val Jean.
The Columbus (Ohio) Journal, of late date, under the head of Arrivals, says: General John Beatty has just married one of Ohio's loveliest daughters, and is stopping at the Neil House.
Good for the General.
This is a slander.
I trust the paper of the next day made proper correction, and laid the charge, where it belongs, to wit: on General Samuel.
If General Sam continues to demean himself in this youthful manner, I shall have to beg him to change his name.