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NO PAVSE.—Wo may not piu-o at nny point of this ife and take its retrospect. o,ii- fitil live. here are to ke visible in our finished lives hereafter. (ÏEnUN OFKIO/JIS oV THE LAST CENT CILY. -They are < described as such invetorate smokers, that at guard- fcounting; it was part of the drummer's duty to keep the taptain's pipe alive, while the old and sew guards wont through the usual compliments the customary forms heics finished, the drummer wiped the mouth-piece of t: pipe on his sleeve, and returned the pipe to the cap- —Memoir of General Qvah&Tn. JCSTICE Li THE CONFEDERATE STATES.—At Wood. > we should call Petty Sessions" were being e, u' I ? j I under the presidency of as grave, intelligent, and n!Jlble-lookmg magistrates and jurymen as any cturalcouutr.Y in England could produce. Certainly, th(' temple in which justice held her court would have "?? 0 all the better for a little paint, whitewash, and ?dow-?l?g; and the proceedings miht have been "'? impressively conducted than they were. For in- I*ce h everybody chewed tobacco and expectorated, Irora the chairman down to the prisoner, with a vigour ?_"? unanimity which I never saw elsewhere, even in Atnerica. The jurymen, witnesses, lawyers, plaintiffs, P soners, officers, and even spectators, seemed to take *°?ua! interest in two immense stoves, which stood in. :Je the railing of the Court. They put their feet on ?"? Poked them up, or put in enormous logs of wood i te-santly, no matter what was going on. I defy any » either to have told jurymen from counsel, witness  tipstaff, or spectator from prisoner, by position, b ea?n,9) or dress. When mv friend, a Confederate fuinli. l(;er, AND I entered, some one present was being tried for ?<-alu?ahorse. Of course we did as every body ,]?.?? that is, pushed up to one of the stoves, looked 'otently for a moment, poked it up, and then ?t-r ?entteman with a large beard, who sat by, with b, in his pockets and his feet on the stove, iV ? ? and spitting like the rest, how the case wa! tik?'y M go ? He expressed a very decided opinion that ii pro r, s case "hadn't a leg to stand on." In ^rosecutor's case "hadn't a leg to stand on. ID thr C0Urse of a short time, however, the jury decided diffPeijt!y, and the chairman condemned the "prisoner ?"ti-v (for whom I had been looking) to six months Ijjj..°?Tftent- Whereupon another gentleman, who had Lt a ?S into the opposite stove, walked across, to ?bf.f ? bearded friend sat and quietly suggested that t) u Wtt<3r clear out." 1 was then informed that ti? r ?' ?'ttemen who were rctiriDg, in amicable con- ve 0Q> were, respectively, the prisoner in the case ?.? ""?ueu?and the <?cerof the Court; and I could ? ?"Htntonca{ortho=t.?op!n;ou of the gentleman "i wh 1 ?_' ?bpmihad been chatting as to the chance of the However, in this, as in all other cases, no do' ? ?"st?ntial justice is done, for an hour afterwards oar ?.,) ?;?? could be seen g.Ioomi'y looking out of ? Joyu '?'ed window in the lock-up, snfo?oughno ""?t? J/o?t? in ? ?/?i-?-'S'<!6!?-





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