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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 13 December 1855

EVENING STAR. THE WIFE'8 APPEAL. Oh I husband. kusbaad. not eu4 Again stormy nigbt, For snowy clouds have clad the ea'th Within a rob* of white. Hark to the whittling winds that wwini Like fiends amid their glee, And now, subdued, they seem to moan A dirge-like melody. Oh J hasband, husband, do not iMVe Our Are so bright and warm, To b-ave the daranees of the night, And danger of the storm The Sre It burneth pleasantly Upon our tidy hearth? We msy be happy hare to-night, And join In songs of mirth Think of the many joyoua hours We have togethsr spent, When to any grief, your gentle eolee A charm of music lent. Think of the holy b?ok we reed Ere we in praver did bow, And here It la. the s*me ?ood book? Come, read It to me now. Look In the cradle husband, look ! There sleeps onr ba,by boy: He wakes-he wakes; to look on thee, And curls his lip In joy. Oh ! husband, go not out to-night? Thy wife, thy child entreat; Our eve shall be ? pleasant one, And our enjoyments sweet " He he' ds no...

Publication Title: Evening Star
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: District of Columbia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 14 December 1855

THE EVENING STAR, PiBLlKUED EVERY AFTERNOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At t\i Sttif eartur of Ftnn.iflvma** ???n?? <%adEl4V*ntk flri<l, By W. D. WALLACE, IVIU be served to subscriber* by carrier* at SIX AND A HUARTKR CENTS, payable weekly to the Agent*; papers served la pa^t^es at 37 Jj ?ent* per mouth. To mall subscribers the sub scription price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FJF TY CENTS a year inadca?c*, TWO DOLLARS for *lx month*, and ONE DOLLAR for three months-, for lew than three months at the rate of 12% cents a w*?ek. IT7-SlNttLL COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VI. WASHINGTON. D C., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1855. NO. 019. UK. FLORENCE O'DONNOttHUE, Office 433 Seventh strewt, a ftew door* north of G. dec &-?o|iu* MEDICAL CAKi). R. STANISLAS HKRNISZ, RFJOULAR Pkactitioskr or Homchfa.tht, Office No. , corner of F and Fourteenth street* Dr. STANISLAS HKRNISZ having returned fVom Europe with Improved health, will attend to the practice of ht* profession. Office hour* from l^o'clock a. m to 3 p. m. nov...

Publication Title: Evening Star
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 14 December 1855

EVENING STAR. WASHINGTON CITY: FRIDAY .December 11, 1^56. ADTKnTi?BMR!iT9 tuuuld be handed in by 12 o'ciook, M ., otherwise they may not ap pear until the next day. sriBir o? THE MOBHINO FBUSB. The Uni'jti contains a letter from Mont gomery Blair, Esq , explaining that the edi tor (of the Union) was iu error yesterday in attributing to him the position of having been in lavor of the passage of the Kansas-Ne braska bill. Iu all other respects Mr. B. sets down the explanation of the Union concern ing his views on public affairs as being correct. We al ofiui in the Union a resolution of the Legislature Texas (passed by a vote of 73 yeas to 3 nays?13 absent,) endorsing the ?cour-e of Senator Rusk on the Nebraska bill, and condcmnicg that of Lis colleague?Sena tor Houston And, further, an aecouut of the presentation to Senator Rusk, from many friend* and admirers in California, of a beau tiful cane made of -i Mansaneta'' wood and expensively ornamented. The Intelligencer notices the fact...

Publication Title: Evening Star
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 14 December 1855

?VEN1ng star. local intelligence. C?""T -At th. Montgomery in? ? (Maryland) Methodist Camp meet g, toward the close of the past summer, was out of ra?"ng Sai-,nr-' Wh? hjVJ wan<lered thither wiJV<1* cur'?8It/' finding the tims, othcr cruf*? i? hanKheavi,y?nhi?hands." Having of dition oceaTl'h0 WM now on a tak Jf T?7,aP?n the Und ' He appeared to tonLrir i! war?? "Wmblj, at the big 0ldVhi?C7 UP $e 7ell-k?own hymn of "The ka*l thl Z,?V ?Jack ,irew ne?r. a"d the ?.? CJ*\of al1 th? brethren, and those of cLlt :? t0?'- Qpon him- A 8aiI?r ? ^?ap-meeting, iq that part of the country. 32! \ 'P*^1?- Besides, the "salt" snabby in appearance; and. doubtless was minus in pocket of that peculiar kind of bal ast which gives Its possessor an easy passage through life Having been taken in tow by teveral benevolent old gentlemen, and conn rioMlV1?'1 f?r' and.Pray?d over, he yielded to loves irresistible sway," and while he himself declared others proclaimed " wtI'conTertcd frora "the errors of...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 14 December 1855

EVENING STAR. THE LITLLE BOY THAT DIED. Dr. Chalmors is said to be the author ef tho following beautiful poem, written on tho occa sion of the death *?f a young *>n whom he greatly lured: J am all alone In my chamber now, And the midnight hour Is mar; And the fagot's creek, and the clock s dull tick, Are the only sounds I hear. Aud over ruy soul in *olitude, Sw.-e' feelings of sadne-s glide. For in/ h^art nud inv eves are full wheu 1 think Of the little boy that died. 1 went one night to my father's house? Went home to the dear one* all? And sjftl/ 1 opened the garden gate, And po/tly the door of the hall. My mother came out to meet her son? Sh ? kissed me. and then she sighed, And her head feil on my nerk, and she wept For the little boy thai died. J shall miss him when the flowers coin#, In the garden wh?ra he played; i shall m'ss him more by the fireside, \Y hen the dowers have all decayed I shall sre his toys and his empty chair, Aud the horse he used to ride; And they will s...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 15 December 1855

THE EVENING STAB, fl'BLUHEU KVEHV AFTKK'IOON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At tit St*r Puil4*n{f. rorntr ?f Ptnntflmtmim ???nu? tnd Elivtxtk ftrttt, By W. D. WALLACH, WIU be served to subscribers by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly to the Agents; paper* served la packages at '?!?% ?ents per rootith. To mall subscriber* the sub scription price Is THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year maJrcuci, TWO DOLLARS for tlx month*, and ONE DOLLAR for three months; for lew than three months at the rate of UX cents a week. UT* SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VJ. WASHINGTON. D. C., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1855. NO. 920. "I*' FLORRJirp O'DO^NOtiHUE, Seventh sTeet, a few doors nerth of G. dec 5-eolm* D MEDICAL CAKD. R_ STANISLAS IIERNIBZ, REGULAR ?*ACTiti?SKR of Hoxcbpatht, Ofllce No. I*' corn*r ?f f and Fourteenth streets. Dr. STANISLAS HERNI8Z having returned from Europe with Improved health, will attend to the practice of his profession. Office hours from 10 o'clock a . in t o 3p. in. nov lft-...

Publication Title: Evening Star
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 15 December 1855

EVENING STAR. W ASH I3? G TO 19 CJTT: SATI'RUW December Id, fV"Ai>rnKTis*is?JiTa should be handed in l>y 12 o'clock, M , otherwise they may not ap pear until the next day. SPiulI OF TttE *0*51*0 PRXS5. The Intelligencer discu??e? with the Union the cost of the current public printing an nually, showing from the record, that it id at deast a million and a half of dollars (including the co*t of the paper,) and not 5116,000 only, the XJnion imagine*. The samo paper con '-tains a proclamation from the President warn ing all persons in this country from going to .Kicarogua to join Walker The Union publishes tho following resolu tive, adopted in a caucus of the anti-slavery member' of tho Hou<e, (on motion of Mr. Gid dings,) to show that the real purpose of that party is to organise the body according to the "?peculiar views of the veteran Ohio member. " 4 R'.tvlved, That we will support no man for Speaker who is not pledged to carry out the parliamentary law by giving to each pr...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 15 December 1855

EVENING STAR. ?XKJAL INTELLIGENCE. Supreme Court.?Yesterday. lion. George Robertson. of Kentucky, was admitted an At torney and couuMler of this court. No. 6. Original docket. The State of Ala bama, complainant, vs. the State of Georgia. Ou motion of Hon. Philips, process of subpoe b.i.wm awarded in thiscanse. No. ID. David Bosh, plaintiff in error, vs. Maborn Cooper'* administrator. This cause was argued by Hon. Jas. A. Bayard for the Slaintiff in error, and bj Hon. J. J. Critton en for the defendants in error. No. 20. Samuel Verden, plaintiff in error, w. Isaac Coleman. Thia cause was argued by Mr. Gillett foi the plaintiff in error. Adjourned until Monday. Dr. Kanb. we regret to learn, will not leo ture at the Smithsonian Institution?at least, nut until after the publication of bis aceount of his Artio Explorations. This interesting work will be published early in the coming J ear, by Childs A Peterson, of Philadelphia. t is to be elaborately illustrated by several hundred wood c...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 15 December 1855

EVENING STAR. THE ?OPE WALK BT HK3IUT W. LOK8FILLOW. In that building, long and low, With Ps windows all a row. Liko the port hole* r.f a hulk, Hum,in (rulers spin aud spin, ltarkwarii down ihelr thread no thin, Dropping each ahempeu bulk. At Ihe ?id an open door, Squares of siinsnine? n the floor I icrht the Ions; and dusky lane; And the whirling of a wheel, Dull and drowsy makes me feel All Its spokes are in my brain. As the spinners to the end Downward go, and re-ascend, Gleam the long threads in the nun, While within this brain of mine, Cobwebs brighter and more line, By the busy wheel'are spun. Two fair maidens in a awing, L'ke white doves upon the wlnpf First before my vision pass; Laughing as fhtir gentle hands * los.Iy ria*p the twisted strands, At their sisduw uti the grass. Then a booth of mountebanks, VV ith its sinell of t*n a'id planks, And a girl polsrd high 1? air On n ccrd. In spangled dress, W i ha faded loveliness. And a weary look of care ! Thf n a homestead among...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 17 December 1855

THE EVENING STAR, ri'BLlSHCU KVEKY AFTKKNOOll, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) At U( Stmr EmiWng,* ecrntr of mt n-ut amd FAtrtnt i By w. D. W&LL&CH, Will b? RCTved to subscribers by carriers at SIX AMI) A ItUAftTBK CENTS, payable weekly ?o thf Agents; paptrs -erved In packages at 'Jl% ?ents ptr raculh. To snail subscribers the mb ?crlptlor.priceis THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENT* a year in ?4rn?c?,TWO DOLLARS fur s'.* ir stM, and ONE DOLLAR for three rooiths; f ,t leu than three months at th? rate of c?its a week. 1^7" SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. = VOL. VI. WASHINGTON. D. C., MONDAY. DECEMBER 17, 1855. NO. 921 O'DOBHQgHDE, di- Stre#t' 3 feW door4 noilh ot G GVcRSAKJl1', th*a1philadelphia In ?V -rv K v ?i,IC Coil<*e? offers bis s:rvlces to ?very branch of his profrwlon. ta> t??Corner of New York avenue and Fif teenth street, over the drug store of J. W. Nairn nov ?J?d i m * JONAS P. LEvi~ I*?OET*R AMD DliLH I* WINL3, LIQUORS, CIGAR3, AND FINE __ GEOCEBIES, General Commission k Forwarding1 M...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 17 December 1855

EVENING STAR. WAS-BTNOTOW CITY: MOSilAV December 17, 13AA. PP1HJT CF THE KO&511TO FS*8a. The bitrUigtucir, iii view of the apparent ?utter impossibility of electing Mr. Banks Speaker of the Huns*, hj demonstrated by the futile voting of the past week, now urges the Opposition to drop him and endeavor to runoentrate <>n some one else. It is evident ato us that the cla?s of representatives who re joice most over the IutMig?nc?r'a original endorsement of the propriety of electing Mr. Banks?Mr. Giddinga and the Free Soilers jrcper?will laugh its advice to which we re fer above to scorn. The Union explains it positions, from first to last, .-n the Nebraska bill, in an elaborate article, wherein it maintains that it has been consistent throughout on that question. PERSONAL. .... ??!o bull id performing in Boston. .... Parke Godwin has been lecturing in Ohio with poor success. .... Tlioiaas D'Arcy McGee has been lec toriLg oil Louis Napoleon in St. Louis. ....John S. Thrasher lef...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 17 December 1855

EVENING STAR. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. MILITARY RECEPTION or THH AMOSKBAO STARK VETERANS. The high honors paid to this gallant corps cf the sons of New Hampshire in the Northern cities through which thej have passed on the;r way here, but increased the desire t? give them a heartj weloome at the National Metropolis. In Philadelphia, and in Balti more, more especially, their soldier-like ap pear ancj had been warmly eulogiied, while eir well known social position and devotion to the prestation of the Union, had made tbem the object of especial attention. Coming from a conservative State?the birth-place of "ierce, of Webster, of Woodbury, and a bright galaxy of other noted statesmen?they had been greeted as direct representatives of the gallant old New Hampshire line of the Revo ution, who had " wheeled into column to per fohen " bright examPle8 of th? gallant The \ eterans belong to the flouHshing man ufacturing city of Manchester, and bear its Indian name, " Amoskeag >' This was a no ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 17 December 1855

EVENING STAR. A C0L10QT77 WITH MYSELF. BT bkbxakp baxtox. As I walked by myself I talked to myself A i?d myself replied to me; And the question myself then put to myself With the answers I give to the#. Put them home to thyself, and If unto thyself The responses the same should be, O look well to thyself, and beware of thyself, Or'so much the worse fo; thee. t\ hat are Riches '?Hoarded treasures Mav indeed thy coffers fill ; Yet, like earth a most Meeting pleasures. Leave thee poor and heartless still. ' What are pleasure* '?When afforded But by which pans away, Read their fate In lines recorded On the sea-sands yesterday. What is Fashion '?Ask of FoUy, She her worth can best express. hat is moping Melancholy ? Co end learn of idleness. What Is Truth '?Too stern a preacher Tor the prosperous and the yav; But a safe aid wholesome teacher In adversity's dark day. What is Friendship '?If well founded, Like some beacon's heavenward glow: If on false pretensions grounded. Like the treach...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 18 December 1855

THE EVENING STAR, rt'BLlSIIKU BTBRV A FT KH AVON, (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) A* >4< bMr B MtMuj?. f orn.it of P?*?<y?*s??a RIMSt <l*J EllVtAlk strut, By W. D. WALLiCH, WIU be served to subscribers by carriers at SIX AND A QUARTER CENTS, payable weekly ?othe Agents; papers served In packages at 37 X ?eats per month. To mail subscribers the sub scription priced THREE DOLLARS AND FIF TY CENTS a year inadvcma, TWO DOLLARS tx six months, and ONE DOLLAR for three month*; for less than three months at the rate of li)f ceius a week. irr SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. VOL. VL WASHINGTON, D. C., TUESDAY. DECEMBER 18, 1855. NO. 922. n.*^?LOHItll? 15 O'DONNOOHUE, dec ESS?* ****' a fcw do?" n<mh <* 0 G?.^? DR. R. S. JAMES, h wl1? THE philadklpbia in ?!I^k vl?v. College, offers his strvlces In every branch of his profession. . '' ^**7^(>r*?T of New York avenue and Flf ter^th streee oyer the drug store of J. W. Nairn, nov iti?dim* JONAS P. LEVY, ____ If'OlTlR i!ID SSALSK lit wines, LIQUORS, CI...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 18 December 1855

EVENING STAR. W ASEINGTON CITY? - * TIES DAY D?c?*ler 1?, 19W. SFlhlT 0? THE MORNING PRESS. The Intel It ginctr says that the foarth a n suil meeting of the United States Agricultu ral Society, take* place hero (in the Smithao nian Institute building, on the 9th of the next month?not on the 12th as published in many papers. The same paper, on the strength of the speeches of Measrs. Carter, of Fauquier, and Taylor, of Alexandria, in the Virginia Legislature, against Mr. Wellman'a bunkum reaolution to offer the President a regiment of Virginia troops for the enforcement of the law in Kansas, thinks that the squatter sove reignty doctrine is losing friends in that quar ter. The reaolution itself strikea us as being tnal apropos. The law abiding and law-en forcing citizens of ihat region of the country, will prove quite ablo to vindicate the integ rity of our system of Government there when called on so t > do, as they will be, doubt leas, when the necessity actually arises. W e are ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 18 December 1855

EVENING STAR. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE Visit or the Veterans ?We were forced to abridge our account, yesterday, of the re ception by the President of the ?talwart Vete rans?in trod need to him by their commander as men who " hail from the land of Blanchard, Gaffe, Rodger*, Stark, the Pierces, (father and pons,) Miller, and McNeil?men whoqo deeds, whose names, shall be remembered as long as Lake George, Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Banker Hill, Trenton, Princeton. Ben nington. Saratoga, Monmouth, Yorktown, Ni agara. Lundy'a Lane, Contreras, Chepulte pec?ay. Mexico?shall have an existence in rkct, in history, or in song.'' The reply of President Pierce was charac terised by hia wonted eloquence?forcible, ?ound. yet pleasing. Those officious foreign ers. who bluster about our national weakness, will do well to bear in mind the President's happy allusion to the alacrity with whieh gal lant men are ever ready to defend oar starry flag. Nor is there an American heart that will not thrill with prid...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 18 December 1855

EVENING STAR. CANT ALWAYS TELL. Tbro' the workl oar way we're hewln', But how wisely, or how well ; Or what each and all aredoin' I don't know?cant always tell! Some there he. with noise and bluster, Mak? a mighty heavy swell; Whether thev can pa>s a muster I don't know?can't always tell! Some there b" whose silks and lace* Clean the sidewalks?yclept a belle; Who. at length, the music '? ?, 1 don t know?can't always tell! iktme there be in woaan's vesture; Gender not describab'e, What they are. from look or gestur?, 1 don't know ? can't always tell; Shawls they wear?have hairy faces Various things thev do quite well; How they eat, or at what plares, I don't kaow?c;n*t always tell! Fierce they look?some call It silly? From their hairy citadel; When thev left their kinsman. Billy, 1 don't kaow?can't always tell! Borne there be who yet inherit Brains to las' them th'-o' this spell; Whether they?au claim much merit I don't know?can't always tell f Wa?hi!?oto!i, 1-5V Qrrtp. A Tl-rkish...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 19 December 1855

D. C., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 19, 1855. NO. 923. </?n i*? ' ^ the evening stab, i 'IBLISHEP EVERY AFTERNOON. (EXCEPT SUNDAY,) Al tit Stur B nil dm ft .tomtr of PtnKiwimmki* ?*wi Md kuvntk itrut, By W. D. W ALL 1CH, Will be served to subscriber* by carrier* at SIX AND A qUARTER CENTS, payable weekly o tb? Agents; papers served in p&ckagm nt37# ?enj per month. To mall subscribers the sub ?Briptlcn price la THREE DOLLARS AND FIP T} CElNT9 sywrwadcawi.TWO DOLLARS lor six montha, and ONE DOLLAR for three ??oniba; for leas than three wmwtK. n the rate of M# cents a week. SINGLE COPIES ONE CENT. Offl!lIhaoLOREJ,CE O'DONNOGHUE, *"*<??*? ?? ???w <>. riHntr.^R' R* ?* 'AMES, G Vo^TS-rmc Co. [-ad a?. pm a "ZZL*?"* ?? p^oS""hl" teenth ?mTo^r?it.N^W Vork ,TmrK Plf" e dra* *tOTf' 01 J W Nairn. JONAS P. LEVY, WITf** Vibrio- AW? MALI* t!t ' "^ol'dcsTitP1 ASD 'OT ?wvaral CoT.mUaio. * For wwdlt* Merchant No'nrt?ilVCS AyD BTLL BR0K9R, wST'two doors below U.S. Hotel, v n washi^?to* Citt, D....

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 19 December 1855

EVENING STAR. W&HIilNOTP* CITTt WIDtEltMY Dfffmbrr 19. i?I3lIT OT TOT HORNING PBE8I. The Intrf/igrnc*r, discussing the debate of yesterday in the House Hill, say! : "The sitting wasewsuraed, until 4| o'clockt by a diworflTS debate, in which various gen Hemes defined^ not only their own position* but descantei upon the opinions of others. If any judgment can bo formed as to the effect of the day's discussion it must necessarily be that parties are diverging rather than concen trating. and that there will soon be three marked divisions, each strong enough to de feat either of the others, and no signs of coali tion. The debate was listened to by the liousc with calmness, apparent interest, and occasional mirthfulne&. The Union argues that abolitionism is op posed to National Conventions; and contains an extract fmm a letter from the physician of Senator Douglas, bearing date on the 13th inst., saying that he was improving in health, and he hoped that he (the Senator,) would bo ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Evening star. — 19 December 1855

evening star. LOCAL INTELLIGENCE Mo7emenU of the Amoakeag Veterans. visit to Mooirr vbuno*. We, yesterday, gave a full aocount of the movements of our gallant visitor? up to their embarcation for Mount Vernon, on the steamer George Washington. So m any citisens wished to join the excursion, that the steamer Thomas Collyer was, also, called into requisition, and ncrer was the weather, at this season, more propitious for a trip town the beautiful Poto mac. Mr. Custis, (wearing the epaulette placed on his shoulder by Washington,) ac companied the Veterans, and pointed out the rations objects of interest, many of them marked spetd on the pages of our nation's history. At Alexandria a large conoourse of citisens arsembled, *ho listened with gratification to the stirring strains of the band. Fort Wash ington was soon afterwards reached, and land ing to the tune of* Yankee Doodle" the party soon took possession of the stronghold, not even a solitary sentinel appearing to challenge them. As...

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