Ezrrursln an, 1871.]
THE D AYS'
encourage her enormities by [lntronislrlg their
prolennionalporpe rator. It in currently reported
that one Iftshionnblo Llrnily residing in lllailison
Avenue, ne r Tliirtieth S'roet, attending a lush-
ionable church. and whose members have re-
eently made fashionable marriages, expanded, not
many years ago, over 33,000 at Rostell‘s tor deli-
entc eervioan rendcred-and yet no nieuiher
’ 'y would iieirnowledge lteeicu tor a
moment in the street-or course not.
Assume a virtue it you have it not.
What shall Ire say, too, of the (act, of which we
are assured by I reputable physician or West
'rweuty.third street, New rork city, thnt the
other any one or hie lady patienln, an unmarried
women, reil upon her kneen hnrorn him in his
onion, and henonglit him, for God's niike, to nid
her in dentroying hur yotuuhoru hnhn-in other
words, to commit an abnrlinn.
Iact Tlre this, wall attested, spcaks for
itsell more loudly fsr than any (cable words of
THE EXPLOSION EPIDEMIO.
N01‘ PROVIDENCE TIIIS TIIIIE.
NOT ACCIDENT EVEN.
The Real Cause-Culpable Evasion
of the Law.
The Beekman Street Catastrophe.
Nitro-glycerinc as :1 Pyrotechnic
TIIE CITY'S DANGER.
A IlIll"l.' TO THE GOVERNMENT.
“'2 read a great deal or the city's crimes-but
we have recently experienced a specimen of the
In hrond deyliizht, men, women, and children,
pursuing their ordinuryp iinurea or nvocntion
are injured. mutilntrd, or hurled into etcrnity
without a moment I wurnin .
driver of the truck, was seen on the top of I
wooden-swning in front of ii neighlioring atore,
from which he rolled and foil tllteen feet to the
ground with both arms Ind legs broken. A little
school-boy who was sittin in a doorway was
nhowu to the horriiicd eyes ot hie lather (who
stood nenr) stone dead, with his skull smashed
in. John Nolan, an old man who won approech.
ing, lay on the corner mortally wounded. Gold-
achmidt,who had been laheuing the horee,wee hell
buried under the shattered wagon, and George
‘ d been scraping the
groaning in agony trom the hlew or an iron holt
which had atrnck her with terrible three on the
hip. The horacn lay upon the ground with holes
in their sides and on one at their heads, citherol
them lnrgn enough to put two ante into. The
wngonwnn a perfect ruin, a in:-reheiip ol nhivered
sticlis and hrnt iron. and tormcd ihe centre of a
heap oi‘ wood, which included the remnants of
the heavy wood.awning and every veeilge or n
wooden nneh or more irom the treat 01 No. mi.
The “explosion,” thus dcncrihed, eugnentn one
redaction, atrorda one ‘ our Government
onicialn-why nhould thcnn dcath.deeling toyn ha
permitted to ho patented 1
Who has a right to patent death?
The Battle of Brooklyn
INVASION OF AMERICA.
Twnv-s Hounhsh alvn Szvnu'sI:s'ru Wasp, E
Nsw YOBK, ‘August 20, 1975.
1 an happy to have it in my power to give you
thin bit of information concerning your iiucnntorn
and the beginning or thone trouhlen which have no
humiliated and disgraced our nation.
Your grandfather came to this country, I think,
At all events this word was then little more than
a nuhurhiin village, and a port or the late stnto or
No vv J elsey. ‘
and its incorporation into the City of New York
happened in this way:
ems, and not very long since, there was a
great soldier and atatcnm an, called olynce sinipnon
Grant. who was very popular, and had rendered
land's irouhlen hegan-you know rrom hletory
at they were-and in the general wreck your
grnudtnuicr just managed to nave enough to pry
n to thin country and purchase the
land above reierred to.
ut he alwayn insisted that Englasd'Irniafor-
tunes might have been avoided if the militia had
been properly diacipiincd, and hot for the ntupid.
ity of the omoore in running the troupe to go out
to tight with linen duetnrn only.
And, certainly, it in now rather dllllcult tono.
cannt for such a general overnight on the part of
the troops, corlsidel-lug that Englishmen in those
days used to tells a luncheon and an overcoat
whcu they went out lo nhoot rnhhitn. and yet,
when they went out to shoot Prussia I they loom
to have forgotten all ordinary precautione, or they
were carried Ivvay by that rashness Ind wild en.
thueinem which so conspicuously dintinguiniind
the Englishman ol that day.
English, at this time, werel eunsumcrs
only, and having destroyed their entire stock
supplies, to make I clean job of it, the Kaiser de-
termined to invade and destroy America. whence
most or the English nuppline were derived; ind
leaving a regiment oi nhlane to look after Eng.
land, he set Ia.il for tho United States with two
t may seem strange to you that the Kaiser
should have undertaken the subjugation of so
large I country with I force so ems , tit
should be borne In mind that the Prusslsns had
now come to be Ibsolutely invincible, and that In
the United States there were too man russians
who had served with marked distinction In I civil
In last, the Prussian! being mostly in the
Federal iii-mien had outntrippcd the conlederato
amerionnn on every battle-hold.
However the Americans got wind of the Kaiser's
intentionn, and etretched a etring ol hurpudoen
irom hlaina to Florida, and hoped they were safe.
Possibly you may have read in your grandfathers
account of the English invnslon how skillful the
uasisns were in ttiennauipulatiou or torpe non,
although up to that time they had not accoiu.
piinhedmueh at sea; hut now, instead or trying
to deetrny the torpedo-string, as e a
strayed the English ironcicde, the Kaiser got his
oet under headway and jumped the atring,
which, or course, might have heen avoided it the
Americans had only set mother string in the rear
of the drab.
And in the American invasion the Prussians
showed even greater valor and more strategies!
such aignnl services to the country, and did no
lmpovelish and reduce himselt in providing for
his family, that the people actually overwhelmed
him with presents. and, among others, he re-
y Providence 'l-nottiing of the nort.
By accident Tmnothing of the kind.
By I culpoolo, bsctxuss dcllhcraic, violation or
the order or the Fire lunrnhal, which iorhidn [lie
iniunlooture, etornge, csrtage, or one or nitro.
glycerine, and similar dannoruun explosive com.
pounds, within the city’sIl1nits.
strange to say, although nuch an order as thin
is mnnileetly designed for cverybody‘I protection,
iiohody regirdn it.
Death and danger rroin nitroglyocrinn are
around our pnth, nnd around our bed, and tollow
us openly in all our wnye.
Though iinhle to rrplonion at any moment, it is
--carted " through our nlrce it is H boxed ll up
tor rnilrond trannportntion , more, it is
“made up '- into plnythiiige tor our children.
bullet. They are colorcd rod on one nido and blue
on the other, to catch thsjuvorillel eye.
when c.-unhed, the little ball is Iouud to he
cver it mny be. The ilrm
them, and their construction in n eecret, hut the
nrplonivo agent need is uuivelanlly hclieved hy
the trade to he nitm-xlycerino. .
these “union torpodooe," thene -- child-
reu‘s toys," cxpbded tho other<lay,Iltcr the sub-
There is I huiidiug, No. 126 nrclrmau street,
achmidt, who no at work it
hrunh u on a similar rnvv along the curb, direct-
lug them to llredicy dc Cu., cincinmti, Ohio.
otten to he soon or the neighbor.
hood. The dray, withita load 0! boxes smtaining
torpedoes, is frequently in front 0! No. 126, Ind
the neighbors Ire in the habit ol acting the driver
dropping the runs lrem the wagon on to the
sidewalk. They know whnt the boxes contained,
and the Police know, and the Fun Marshals
whether it happened rrorn dropping Ibex on
the nidowalk, or trim the hoyn nornprr striliing a
tion like thunder, lollownd hy u rattling rrport
like dropping mnnkoiry. Tb nrinh shook hounnn
men and furniture to the doors.
slmtly dllod with dllng Iragmnuts of wood and
iron, and when the smoke oloarad, Caawall, the
red land or niicknhurg, and which seemed to here
no marketable value whatever, but prove
ol great pecuniary viiue to in numerous
' In fsct, the people gathered Ihout him It
Bricl.-ehurg-whcrn he won also presented with n
horse-in muliltndcn, and that Jcrrevvillage he.
came so great and rich that the New Yorkers
seriously dincuieed the project or uniting them-
selves thereto. '
But the Brickaburgers, who, trom aenooietion
with this great man, IlId hrcomo very high-
and renned, spared the New rorl.-cre thnt trouhlo,
and annexed themselves to the 1:netmp0lis,wl1ich
win certainly quite a compliment to New rork.
1 am unable to tell you just when thin great
man died. There ‘II I tradition in New Jersey,
however, that he got into hnd company at a place
called Lung Bough. when he finally built himself
a ninueoloum, Inil ended his day. in comparative
obscurity; and, as your
atnuent, he nctllcd at Briokaburg, hecaune laud
could be purchased cheaper there than elsewhere
in this country. I think he purchased one and
ouernall acres-which, if you know of the com-
parative vnlua ol land It that time, will indicate
how sadly he munt have heen reduce .
And that happened in this way : At the time of
tho iuvaeion or England hy the Kliser William
' I those
England, and no other country ever produced,
and are of little vslue in the held on account of
their ignorance oi the common necessities of life,
and on aeoount or air unwillingnene to yield to
discipline: for it is I feet, as your grandfather
uned to assert, that you can dincipliue a regiment
oi country boon much more easily and readily
than I regiment 0! English gentlemen-that is
to say, he was Ivoluntoer, I nnilitiaman, or peace
After being I militilman Ind I gentleman or
education and culture, and or some considerable
iniormntzon, as his description or the invneiou
will prove, he went out to tight the invading
skill than in the English.
They came not directly up the bay to raceiva
the are or the ticnty.inch gone with which the ““:d‘”'
forts were armed, but they anchored 03‘ C
Inland, and, nhouidering their hornet, tield artil-
lery and huggnge wagon-, they jumped overboard other prison: might um
um inhorc, and hcloro the Americana had
recovered Irom their surnriss lbey had taken the
Coney Ialsnd horse-cars and were In the suburbs
ol Brooklyn, where occurred the Erst. Ind only
battle ot the invasion, which I shall noy nttellip
to describe briehy.
nianv rcnpecte the hattle or Brooklyn wan ,m, m ,,e,,, M, ,0
like the Iiettln ol Dorkiug.
The Americans had no regulars, and antition
without many avnilehln regularn in needed in a
and the amerioiu regulars were either on the
went, hung acnlpid hy the Indiana, or
they were nriitirrtd through the south sui)pre>-s-
ing o political party, thought to he hostile to the
re-election oi the great man sbovs relerrcd to.
They were only able to get together ahout
I force entirely inadequate to the
tank or whipping two brigades ol Prusslsns, antl
are -She in n by name-who in
mnined three days writing tor the Prucninn
I dun‘: think it was lunt the thing to do, hiitl
tolt all right at the tiuie, lorlwasast-urod thit
nuch was our general] method or dghting, and
out way to meet In invasion.
artillery dre as did they in the English invasion, “$00
and it really seemed Is IF they took In arsenal
Ihout with them to msculaclure their shells as
they were nos
on the morning or the lourth day a solitary
Uhlan appeared before un. Instantly we levelled
him, our colonel shouting, “Gire them leatl
muskets could not be dis< b
charged. and on inspection we found that the before.
armorer that very morning had removed the look
hammers to clean them and had lorgotben to re-
and steel,” but our
And there we were in the presence of the
enemy, with munketn practically without lockn.
Yrnssians, and into the battle of Dorlung, with
nothing but his musket and I liuou duster.
Inevcr know whether or not he wore his uni-
form, but as he lelt It home his knapsack, haver-
aacli, canteen, overcoat, blanket, and equipments,
to say nothing olthe ammunition for his mus ‘ct,
it in lair to presume he won in oirizeri‘a dress,
which may nccui atritie odd to you at thin aio
day, but it was all owing to the stupidity of hie
omcera in not ordering him to take such cumber-
some trillcs above enumerated as a militia would
learn to reqn‘r
So that he had I hard time 01 it.
And as all the English militia went out to meet
the inviilorn in linen clusters, prccii-olv as did
your grandfather, and without my ol the com-
moneat preuulions in the way ol clothing and
subsistence, they all had I hard time of it; Int]
the Pruasians had things pretty much their own
way-all, in fact, but one.whon: your grandfather
succeeded ln killing with his bayonet at I distance
at am hundred and six yards. And than Eng-
We could not charge the China, for he
clueive or the colonel, who discovered soon Ilter
he gave the order to are that he hadimporlau
business in New York that required his pcraomi
attention, and of course our dank fell back. Then
we were ordered to support the centre. where we
found the wildcnt eonluiion.
It appear-e the two nivinionn holding that port
of the line had made I mislaks very much ltk
that nlado by the British mill
The division which had brcccl:-loading mnalirts
had drawn ammunition for muzzle-loaders, as
militia men would M very likely to do, and I
divinon with mncnlc-ioidern had drawn the tired ,,,.g,,,y
tttcinod nomc litile dieiinction in . quiet way.
My regiment, the Ninth New llork ltlilitin, wan on
the extreme right dank ol our line. where we re- Em .,,
long npeu with which he kept us at bay until two
other Uhlana tinukod ue, and killed and wounded lie
is It the battle cl’
or nouras we nlrlo could not withstand them. and
the centre gave way. Then the heavy gun: at
Governor's Island and at the Navy Yard opened a
nnnvurging are on us, but which was Intended, cl
ourso, [or the Prussian. nt it matters Int
what was intended, that are decided the daatlnlns
In vain General Sherman rode up and down the
linen ordering the noon to turn hack and hold
heir ground. And yunt thcu thara appcnrsd on
the held a very dlnunguichcd ctva.lry general,
whone name, I think, wan Kilpatrick. at all
events he could he heard further on the battle-
the troops to iitand; out they did not, but made
tor the ferries In the greatest disorder.
That night 1 wan.pianing hy o lnrge marhla
houno on rirth Avenue, nald to have been owned
by a msrcllsut whone name was Stewart, and I
saw that Iamo Uhlan who had caused this wanton
destruction or our regiment. He had tethered
h‘ horne to hia rpear, which was thrust into the
ground near the trout door, and was hroiling a
fish on I gridiron, constructed out of I silver
tire-fcudr-r taken lrom the house, and two other
Uhlnna had taken a large jswslrfatora, owned hy
I Mr. Tilhny, and the Fifth Avenue Hotel for
their llradquurbcrl reiiprctively. But 1 need not
enumerate further the and and humiliating evcnla
or that and nuhnequent daya.
We were once a proud and happy -people. To
be sure we were just I hit ovnrrtaxed at the time
or the invanlon. but that was part or the great
ni-n'a policy, and hcaiden, then we oould anordto
pay taxcn, hut now, alasl 1 am not permittedto
oiier any comment.
Only 1 cont help thinking how much a triniug
event may Idcct the destinies of I nation.
For I have no manner of doubt, that I! the
thnk and the nation.
written, -- luau proposes hot one disposes.‘
RIPPLES OI‘ ROMANCE.
Litrr Bpvinw we had occsalos to chronicle the
loss hy htrne Nllsson, mother or Mile. Ntlsaon, of
out 4. , near to,
ick. e, In tira on I n a ,gIveit
upin eapsir Ihsldswt-lshavabeen mum! in n
angular rrian cr rs. , wire or ntrick
rlynn alahoror employ the mo. was It-
t ten In to all which che had tied with along
p Isl . n ohicrved it on
Even thie practical Igs cannot ex-
tingnish the poetry or axfaction, devotion and
man. can of Aaron Burr. geveuty ,earI
Miami County onio. ui
i at give but the details or hie are a treaty
sled. 0 latent re orter the old entl
man rtcen I ‘ lI30“lll1
Aaruu Burr us tlir uitn myv n-,1 dttc Ht-
conepiml against the best Guvsrnnieutlo
tne(aceo(0od‘s1oolstool Indlami,ha,bEn ring
ol I traito cd to redeem my hard; tag gira-
and captured or dispersed II but nine or us, ox
arm cl Aaron urr. is me or II
wanhingtoii hello, ho tctt heneoth nu bl-ndlulr
cuts or the toe-President. shew noted 1'
her hunuiy, retinomnnt, In t. . Inc! It I‘
g ruin, fled mysteriously to Philadelphia.
sun is I woman in Waahingtrn who, havlnir
used I lor-
" works very quietly, and law new that I ones as-
woiviim is doing her but to cure the ills
ammunition inleudud for the hIC9DlI'lI)MllI‘lg guns, aha baa indicted upon soclolygi
and while they were making arrangements to ex-
ahltnge Immuuilion the rrusnlans took adv
up of their temporary confusion and charged.
Mas. Mums, an Enalish ladv, has obt.Il.neil,I
' orcc hut II coin lied to alow her huahiind
L500 a yaar for tho gl
held than any aoldicr I ever saw. and he advised -