The Memphis (Tenn.) Appeal relatps the following in its account of the recent bürnmg of the steamer Gov. Gnrland in the Arkansas river : "Capt. Nowland's oonduct was heroic. Finding it impoasible to rescue liis wife and two childi'en, he was compelled to forsako oithcr the formor or the lntter. He had no time to lieajtáie, for the flames were alrealy Sflorching tjUe })assenf;er8. Capt. Nowlnnd kiseei his little childi-en fai-ewell, and, wiKinpf hi wife, phinged into the water. He looked back, but tlio littli cliildren he con ld not soo, for his eyes iüled with tenrs, sueh aH only a father or mother can kuow tho racaning of. A (lccU-liiind, named Billy Sfciples, whose home is in MeiBh, witeéMed the s:ul farewell. Seizin botli of the cliildren in hiB strong arme, the brave man lonped into tho water and earriod them safely to the shoi-e. "