ral architects failed, and at last Brown said he had a friend named Jones, who had built several bridges and undoubtedly could build that one.
So Mr. Jones was called in. Can you build this bridge?
inquired the committee.
Yes, replied Jones, or any other.
I could build a bridgeJones, or any other.
I could build a bridge to the infernal regions, if necessary!
The committee were shocked, and Brown felt called upon to defend his friend.
I know Jones so well, Jones so well, said he, and he is so honest a man and so good an architect, that if he states soberly and positively that he can build a bridge to — to--, wr. Lincoln, I feel about that a good deal as a man whom I will call Jones, whom I once knew, did about his wife.
He was one of your meek men.
A day or two afterward a friend met him in the street, and said: Jones, I have always stood up for you, as you know; but I am not going ty and take a switching from his wife, deserves to be horsewhipped.
Jones looked up with a wink, patting his friend on the back.
Hubbard, Hon. Mr., (Ct.,) 253.
Independent, New York, 88, 230, 287.
Ingenious Nonsense, 158.
Inman, (Artist,) 69.
Jackson, Stonewall, 234, 268.
Johnson, Hon., Andrew, 102.
Johnson, Oliver, 77.
Jones, (Sculptor,) 34.
Kelly, Hon., Wm., 92, 165, 294
King, Starr, 228.
Knox, William, (Poet,) 60.
Lincoln, Hon. G. B., of Brooklyn, 110, 113, 234.
Lincoln, Mrs. 165, 293, 301.
Lincoln, President, account of Emancipation Proc; final criticism of the painting, 353; farewell words, 354.
Lincoln, Robert, 45, 300.
Lincoln, Tad, 44, 91, 92, 293, 300.
Lincoln, Willie, 44, 116. Lovejoy, Hon. Owen, 14, 17, 18, 20, 47, 57, 157.
General Scott and Jones the sculptor, 34; great men, 37; Daniel Webster, 37, 131; Thad. Stevens, 38; a little more light and a little less noise, 49; tax on state banks, 53; Andy Johnson and Colonel Moody, 102; chin fly, 129; Secretary Cameron's retirement, 138; Wade an