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"I'LL bet you five dollars," said Macarty, "you can't repeat the Lord's Prayer, now, if you try."
"Done!" said Kolloch, "done!" and, assuming a decent gravity for the moment, summoned his memory to aid him in his novel, but certainly very commendable, effort. "Ahem! a-a-hem! ah! now I have it:
"Now I lay me down to sleep,
I pray the Lord my soul to keep;
"There! I told you I could."
Well, I give up, beat," said Macarty, paying over the money; "I wouldn't have thought you could do it."
A pair of them, to be sure; for neither of them knew it.
"Do you think I shall have justice done me?" said a culprit to his counsel, a shrewd Kentucky lawyer of the best class in that "eloquent State."
"I am a little afraid that you won't," replied the other; "I see two men on the jury who are opposed to hanging."
THE Merchant's Patron Saint-St. Leger.
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT,
December 1st, 1866.
Salary $25,000 .Salary 8,000
ANDREW JOHNSON, of Tennessee, President of the United States
WILLIAM H. SEWARD, of New York, Secretary of State...
SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES.
SALMON P. CHASE, of Ohio, Chief Justice..
NATHAN CLIFFORD, of Maine, Associate Justice. | DAVID DAVIS, of Illinois, Associate Justice.
NOAH H. SWAYNE, of Ohio, 66
Salary of Associate Justices, $6,000. Court meets first Monday in December, at Washington.
MINISTERS TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES.
ENVOYS EXTRAORDINARY AND MINISTERS PLENIPOTENTIARY.
SECOND REGULAR SESSION; CONVENED MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, 1865.
LAFAYETTE S. FOSTER, Norwich, Connecticut, President.
JOHN W. FORNEY, of Pennsylvania, Clerk.
[Republicans and Unionists (in Roman), 42. Democrats and Conservatives (in Italics), 10. For the names of the Senators who voted against the Civil Rights and Freedmen's Bureau Bills see the vote on those bills on other pages. Senator Patterson, of Tennessee, who was elected as a Unionist, has been classed with the Conservatives. (C.) Seats contested. (A.) Appointed by the Governor of the State to serve until the election of a Senator by the Legislature. The figures before each Senator's name denote the year in which his term expires.]
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
SCHUYLER COLFAX, of South Bend, Indiana, Speaker.
EDWARD MCPHERSON, of Gettysburg, Penn., Clerk.
[Republicans and Unionists (in Roman), 145. Democrats and Conservatives (in Italics), 47. Total, 192. Phelps (Md.), Noell (Mo.), Rousseau (Ky.), and Taylor (Tenn.), who were elected as Unionists, have been classed with the Conservatives. For the names of other Unionists who, on important occasions, voted with the Conservatives, see the vote on the Civil Rights and Freedmen's Bureau Bills, on other pages. Those marked * were members of the XXXVIIIth Congress.