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The Matrimonial Venture Of A Boston Young Lady

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On June 28, a gentieíaan doinsj business at Benton, Cal., war: married at the Ormsby Houcs to a haadscrao and charming young lady rom Boston. A prominent Government official who was recently visiting this city wr.c on the train with tho young lady, and from him the following wa3 glaaned: She was very attractive, possessing a great fund of reüued humor and fascinating conversacional facultiña: everything denotad her to be an admirable young lady. She stated that she came from Boston, and had no hesitancy about informing thof-s who 8 respecting her destination, that she expeeted to meet a gentleman ïricnd at Wadsworth, with whom she v ould proceed to Carson. Her manners were so captivating that everybody on tho train paid her great attention, but one tliing seemed to puzzle her fellow-passengers, and that was a large, bright red rose fastened on to the left side of her hat, which was far from harmonizing with the remainder of her modest and tasteful attire. When the train reached Wadsworth a gentleman boarded it. He was neatly attired, with one exception, and that was a flaming, red silk handkerchiof enveloping his neck. The young lady from Boston cordially greeted the gentleman, as if thêy had been lifé-long friends. The odd coincident features in the attire of both the lady and gentlemen set the passengers on the train to conjecturing as to what they signified, and one gentleman, who had been specialty küid and attentive to the young ladv. WAS firr into ïLr oiiviciicë, to whom she revealed the fact that the gentleman with the red handkerohief was to be her husband. Neither the lady nor gentleman had ever met before, in fact, had not even eiohanged picture, but corresponded with each other for a long time, until their apparent intellectual attainments had fornied a bond of aft'ection which resulted in their marriage. lt was stipulated that tho gentleman should meet his ailianced at Wadsworth, and, to enable them to recognize eacb other, the lady was to wear the red rose in her hat, and he to clothe his neck in a similarly colored silk handkerchief. Thiü bit of romance soon made the rounds of the whole train, and, therc being no question as to the high respectability of the couple, they were the recipiënt of the warmest congratulations and expressions of best wishes from the ether ladies and gentlemen on the cars. Mr. B. and Miss U. were united in marriuge by the rector of St. Peter's Episcopal Cliuich here. The newly-wedded couple remained in the city several days, and are now living at Benton. - Carson (Vey.) Appeal. At the last meeting of the Geographical Society, M. de Lesseps made somo Communications ruspectiug his I'anama Canal scheme. As in the case of the Suez Canal, he himself, he sairi, would alone be responsible to the public. He was going to ask them for 400,000,000 francs. The caution money of 2,000,000 francs required by the Government of Venezuela had already been paid in. The total expenses of constructiug the canal M. de Lesseps does not think will exceed 750,000,000 franca, and he believes it will not take more than eight years to beconaplettid. Ho endeavored j to show that the diiiiculties to be j come are not so formidable as those I encountered in makino: the Suez Canal '


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