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THE JEFFERSONI A N
Hlraoieit to Joiitit0, literature, rinUture, Science, MotalHv, cmb General Stacliigetttt.
STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA., JUNE 28, 1866.
Published by Theodore Schoclh
TERMS Two dollarsaypar in advance and if no
paid before the end of the yeai, two dollars and fitfy
ets. will be charged.
No piper discontinued until all arrearages are paid,
except at the option of the Editor.
lC?.. Ivertisemcnts of one square of (eight lines) or
ess, one or three insertions SI 50. Each additional
n&eition, 50 cents. Longer ones in proportion.
OF ALL KINDS,
Executed in the highest style of the Art,andonthe
must reasorrtblc terms.
Delaware, Lackawanna & Western
Spring Arrangement, Feb. 26,1866.
PASSENGER TRAINS LEAVE.
TREMENDOUS EXCITEMENT !
Up Town in a Blaze !
METZGAR &, STORM, respectfully in-
tnrm niihlir tlint f ho Hnvs nF tmnnsilirm
prices have gone by in Stroudsburg, for the J iji
proof of which they invite their mends, trom
both town and county, to call at their new (
Store, on Elizabeth Street, in Stroudsburg,
one door below the Indian Queen Hotel, ex
amine their goods and learn how low they
We have DRY GOODS in almost endless 1
Cloths, Cassimeres and Vestings, j
Calicoes, Delains and Muslins, j
Trimmings and Motions,
and everything in that line. j
We have GROCERIES and PROVIS-!
SUGARS, COFFEES, TEAS, '
SPICES, FISH, PORK, ;
and a full assortment in that line.
We have Crockery Ware, Wooden IFare,
Willoio Ware, Hardware, a general assort
TOBACCO of all kinds,
BOOTS AND SHOES, and in fact al
most everything that can be called for in a
completely stocked Store.
Call and see for yourselves. We take
pleasure in showing goods without price,
and can sell you calicoes from 12i cents to
25 cents per yard, and everything else pro
portionately low. o
We feel duty thankful for the many evi
dences oi already received appreciation of
our efforts to knock down war prices, and
can assure the public that there is still room
for a few more evidences of the same sort.
Don't forget the place and give us a call.
J. P. METZGAR,
March 29, 1GG.
5 5S'. 11.53
7 00J 12.55
M. P. M,
i Manunka Chunk.
$ Moun: Bethel,
s Water Gap.
i Moscov .
1 Clark's Summit,
j New Milford,
McCarty's New Furniture Store
DKUHUll'S NEW BUILDING, two
doors below the Post-office. Strouds
burg, Pa. He is selling his Furniture 10
per cent, less than Easton or Washington
prices, to say nothing about freight or break
age. May 17, 1866.-tf.
A BEAUTIFUL SUIT
uruiture m Colors, just
step into McCARTY'S.
May 17, 1866.-tf.
F YOU WANT A GOOD PARLOR
Suit in Rose, Mahoerany or Walnut,
McCARTY has it. May 17, 1866.-tf.
JOINING-ROOM FURNITURE in Wal-
JLgnut, Oak and White Ash, Extension
Tables, any size you wish, at McCARTY'S
new Ware-Rooms. May 17, 1866,-tf.
COMMON CHAIRS of all kinds, Cane,
Flag and Wood Seats; Dining, Bar
Room and Office Chairs, with or without
4 n I Cushions, Rocking-Chairs of every descrip
4.3iU tion at McCARTY'S Ware-Rooms.
May 17, l866.-tf.
OSE AND GILT FRAMES made to
order. A fine lot of Oval Frames on
May 17, 1866.-tf.
J, II. McCARTY.
"F YOU WANT A GOOD MELODEON.
CONNECTIONS. Westward. 1 from one of the best makers in the Uni-
tm.o, MnnwrATr1 Tc tat c AT r t ted States, solid Rosewood Case, warranted
The MORNING TRAIIS from New York- mpadtv.q i' ......i
connects at MANUNKA CHUNK with the n -. u u i j r
i.,;.,,, dk;ij ,iu: v . r pccially invite all who are good judges of
train leaving Philadelphia (Kens ngton De-T j . t. u -n n
C I lticin tr rr rwi r n rr1 4 net thorn Ha ilTlll cnl
and Greaf Bend with the r i :.u cm
you jrum uny iiiuKer yuu wi&ii, gxu inasuitiii
those who sell on commission. The reason
is he buys for cash and sells for the same,
with less than one-half the usual per centage
pot; at )U a. m.,
through Mail Train on the Eric Railway,
with sleeping car attached, stopping at all
the principal stations on that road, and arri
ving at Buffalo atG.10 a. m.
The Evening Train from New York con-
' nects at Manunka Chunk with the train lea
J ving Philadelphia (Kensing Depot) at 3.30
p. m.; arrives at Scranton at 11.30, where it
j remains till 10.25 next morning, when it
leaves, arriving at Great Bend at 12.55 p. m.,
: connecting with the day Express on the
The Morning Train from Great Bend con
nects there with the Cincinnati Express on
the Erie Railway from the West; at Manun
ka Chunk with a train for Philadeldhia and
i intermediate stations, arriving in Philadel-
: phia at 6.30 p. m.; and at New Hampton
with a train for Easton, Bethlehem, Allen-
j town, Reading and Harrisburg, arriving at
! Harrisburg at 8.30 p. m.
that agents want.
May 17, 1866.-tf.
J. H. McCARTY.
UNDERTAKING IN ALL ITS BRAN
Particular attention will be given to this
branch of the subscriber's business. He will
always study to please and consult the
wants and wishes of those who employ him.
From the number of years experience he has
had in this branch of business he cannot and
will not not be excelled either in city or
country. Prices one-third less than is usual
ly charged, from 50 to 75 finished Coffins al
ways on hand. Trimmings to suit the bes,t
Hearse in the country. Funerals attended
at one hour's notice. J. II. McCARTY.
May 17, lS66.-tf.
CTIP A 13 PAAHQ The Eveainff Train from Great Bend con-1 Respective Ages of the Senators of the
XKjKJAJii ! nects there with the New York Express on j , Thirty-Ninth Congress.
ARE NOW OFFERED BY A
SMILEY & WALT0S,
(SUCCESSORS TO It. S. ST PLES.)
The subscribers would hereby inform
their friends and the public generally,
that they have recently purchased the
entire stock of It- S. Staples, and asso
ciated themselves together as co-partners
under the name of
SMILEY 6 WALT 02?,
for the purpose of carrying on the Mer
cantile trade in all its brances, at the well
known stand lately occupied by 11. S.
Staplfs. We have already added to our
former stock a fresh 5upply of
FAXCY DRESS GOODS, SPRIXC
Our goods were bought low, since the
late decline in prices, and our customers
ehail have the benefit of it.
We-aho keep a fall assortment of choice
ISoots ujsI Shoes
WoacScu Ware, &c.
In short, we mean to keep every thiug
that constitute a first clsss country store.
Our purpose shall be to endeavor to give
perfect satisfaction to all who favor us
with their patroaajie. Come and see us.
JOS. T. WALTON.
Stroudsburir, Pa., March 22; 38CG.
the Erie Railway from the West; atManun
! ka Chunk with a train which runs to Beivi-
dere, where it lies over until 6 o'clock the
next morning and at New Hampton with an
Express Train for Easton, Bethlehem, Al
lcntown, Rpading and Harrisburg.
At Scranton, connections are made with
trains on the Lackawanna and Bloomsburg
Railroad to and from Pittston, Kingston,
Wilkesbarre, Berwick, Bloomsburg, Danville
Northumberland, Harrisburg and interme
diate stations, and with trains on the Dela
ware and Hudson Railroad to and from Car
bondale and intermediate stations.
WATTS COOKE, Superintendent.
R. A. HENRY, General Ticket Agent.
TERRIBLE EXCITEMENT ! ! !
lo for Strondsbnrg !
ALL ABOARD FOR THE
NEW STORE WITH NEW GOODS
Cabinet laker. Uitdcrtak-t
Is Prepared with a Large Stock of
CABINET WAHE i
TO MEET ALL demands upon him, or
will manufacture to order anything in t
his line, in the latest styles to suit the taste J
of customers. J
All work made of the best material and i
He is also prepared, with material and
fixtures, to attend to the Business of
in a manner that cannot fail to prove satis
factory to all who favor him with patronage.
Shop and Ware-Room on the corner of
Sarah and Simpson Sts.,
April 5, 1666. STROUDSBURG, PA.
MESSRS. DETRICK & WILLIAMS
have opened a New Store for the sale of
on Main-street, in Stroudsburi, next door to
the Post-office, where they have on hand
j the largest and best assortment of
'Watches, Clocks, Jetcelry, Drugs, Paints,
Oils, Varnishes, Glass, Sash, Doors,
Blinds, Brushes of all kinds, Per
fumery, Spices and Statioti
ery, ever offered for sale
in this County.
Call and be Convinced.
1st. That we have the largest and bestas'
sortment of choice goods in the market.
2d. We have all NEW GOODS.
3d. We are determined to please all who
favor us with their patroiage.
Lane, H. S.
Cure for Felons.
As we often see friends suffering with
j those very troublesome things, we pub
lish the following cure, which is highly
"As soon as the parts begin to swell,
get the tincture of lobelia, and wrap the
part affected with cloth saturated thor
oughly with tincture, and the felon is
Winona, Wisconsin, must be a nice
place at the present time. Among the
inducements for gentlemen to settle there,
( it is mentioned that " they can fish out of
(their garret windows, swim in their par
lors, build skiffs on their roofs, practice
i rowing over their door-Tards; and keep
Greatest ogIi Medicine
IN THE WORLD,
COMPOUND SYRUP OF
ii i i
For the cure of Coughs, Colds, Whooping
Cough, Croup, Sore Throat, Horse
ness, Asthma, Injlamalion of the
Lungs, &c, &c.
Pain in the Side and Breast, Bronchitis,
Shortness of Breath, and all diseases tend
ing to Pulmonary Consumption.
Prepared and sold by
W. HOLLINSHEAD, Druggist,
PRICE 35 cts per Bottle,
March 22, 1866.3m,
4th. We will sell lower than any other
house in the Borough. j 7 -T7 u .
Country Merchants and Physicians' orders ' .Qne Chas. S. Diwlap got himself into
will be filled at the lowest wholesale prices.' jail tne other day at Zanesvillc, for go
Please call before purchasing elsewhere. 1 ing through the country and poisoning
NO CHARGE FOR SHOWING GOODS.! the mouths of horses, then suddenly ap-
. - .. tt 1 J t t) 1 it ;
rtT- Particular atlenlion naid lo the re- ;Puar,uS "e uucwir, auu ouenug
and all work warranted.
C. S. DETRICK,
P. S. WILLIAMS.
Stroudsburg, May 10, 1866.
JAS. F. MAXWELL,
to cure them for "so much.". He ought
I to be made take a bit in his own mouth.
A physician of Port Jervis has commu
nicated the fact that he has. within the
past week, attended four cases of sickness
occasioned by eating red pop com balls
and red candies sold in that village. The
Fire and Water Proof Composition colored matter used (chochineal) is pro-
The Richmond Examiner, learning
K&Kl'fcOrrULLY calls tne attention of that Hon. Thaddeus Stevens is sick, very
persons about to build, not to fail in a-' emphatically expresses the hope that he
dop'ing our well-known mode of Rooling, w;u die, and the sooner the better.
which is now principally used on almost all ,
first-class buildings throughout the United j An elderly woman in Cincinnati corn
Slates. Our Roofs have all the combined mitte,i suicide the other night through
advantages of cheapness and durability. Be- fear f starving to death. She possessed
ing perfectly air-tight Jero w none so cool Qfc m fiQQ
in summer nor so warm m winter. They . '
are also perfectly fire and water prooj and A ' . Lond .fc wag
warranted to stand good at least lor twenty-1 b on nnn uv.!a
five years. Besides, they are put on at al- scd that thero were 30,000 blind per-
most mZ the cost of either tin, slate or shin. , sons m England.
gles. Persons having old tin, slate or shin- aiV i7 nw
lie Roofs leaking badly, can have them re One par t of Alabama is rapidly filling
paired and made fully as good as new, with-(UP, & that is the penitentiary.
out taking off any of the old Roofs. i : r' , , .
Address Box No. 3, Post-Officc, The Fenian excitement is estimated to
April 5, 1666. STROUDSBURG, PA. have already cost Canada $2,500,000.
Wonderful Feats of a Prisoner.
The prisoners confined in the jail at
Mobile made an attempt fo escape lately,
but were discovered in time to prevent
any of them getting off. The two
leaders, Hudson and Boone, were put in
irons. Captain Petty, Chief of the Mo
bile police, and the reporter of the Reg-
ister. paid the jail a visit, on learnin
In one of the corner cells, on the first
Professor Cooke shows how God had
made lightning-rods ages before Frank
lin thought of them :
To guard his roof from the destructive
Legislative Corruption in Mew-Jersey-
Action of a Grand Jury.
Trenton. N. J., June 6, 1866.
The Grand Jury of Mercer County,
who have been investiratinr corruntinns
auuon or electricity, a man erects a iignt-1 uauu in passing bills through the Legisla
ning rod, whose bristling points quietly j t'urc, presented indictments to-day against
drain the clouds, or failing to do this re- G-. S. Wagoner of Passaic, C. M. Reel of
ceive the charge and bear it harmlessly ' Hudson, Barclay Haines of Burlington
to the earth. But aces before Franklin and Daniel Holsman of Berrron Thp
n, u u uaiuiu . . . , nil . a
1 nmnraH rhn -Knot .aJ. i A u IU tircr fnrn n-i nnmUn c .1 rr .1
that Boone could not be kent ironed. vSTJr . , V7 ,l!3' T V.Z V' "r.a tnc aousV AD0
1 ujbicuui i aiemoi mansiDQ naa surrouna- twu Bre wnac are Known as. "lobby
Ihe Register thus tells the story : Jed the dwellings of his children with a ' members." They also made a general
protection far more effectual than this : presentment on this subject, calling nub-
11c attention to tins crime, also to tho
floor, is confined the noted young Boone, for since the creation of organic life, every
alias Monroe, a handsome lad of about pointed leaf, every twig and every blade
eighteen years. He was the first one re-j of grass have been silently disarming the
leased by Hudson on Monday night, and; clouds of their destructive weapon. It is
took the keys, after which he opened all
the cells on the first and second floors.
After the prisoners had been secured and
their efforts thwarted, the sheriff and
jailor at once placed Hudson and Boone
in irons, hands and feet. It was soon"
afterwards discovered that vouncr Boone
had thrown off the irons. He was taken
out and heavily ironed again, the shack
les and chains having been increased. In ;
difficult to improve upon nature, and man
constantly finds that in his best inven
tions he has been anticipated from eterni
ty by a greater inventor than he- So not
long after Franklin had discovered the ef
ficacy of metallic points in dissipating a
charge of electricity, and had applied the
principle in constructing the
rod, it was found that a common
grass pointed with nature's exquisite
1 1 .
less than five minutes afterwards the jail- workmanship, was three times as effective
or peeped into his cell and saw all the
cuffs, shackles and chains lying on the
floor of the cell and young Boone sitting
on his bed as if he had done nothing.
Six different times did thev nlace his
imbs in irons, and the
most intricate were called into requisi
tion but all to no purpose. When Cap
tain Petty was told of the extraordinary
eat performed by young Boone in throw
ing off his irons, he expressed a desire to
bepermitted to select the irons himself,
and "dress the young man" according to
his style. 1 he jailor cheerfully complied
with Capt. Petty's request, and after the
cuffs, shackles and chains had been pro
cured, we repaired to young Boone's cell.
He is bright, intelligent and very hand
some boy, with large blue eyes, effemin
ate features, and a complexion as fair as
lady. He rose from his bed as we
neared the cell, and came to the grated
window with a cheerful smile beaming on
his handsome face. We were accompa
nied by the sheriff, jailor, Capt. Petty
and two turnkeys. The sheriff opened
the door of the cell and invited Boone
to step out. He was then told that Cap
tain Petty had come to place him in
irons so that he would stay in them.
This did not seem to move him in the
least. He smiled pleasantly, and remark
ed that "such a thing could no" doubt be
did," but hoped that no further efforts
would be made in that direction. The
sheriff ordered the irons to be placed on
him, and Captain Petty commenced by
drawing the young man's wrists together
behind his back, after which he put on
a pair of patent hand-cuffs. He then
drew his arms close behind him, and put
on a pair of cuffs attached by a short
chain, above his elbows. A chain was
then attached to his wrist, which extend
ed down to the shackles which were close
ly fitted and locked on his ankles. Dur
ing the operation his large blue eyes were
keenly fixed on every article of his iron
dress as each was being adjusted.
After Captain Petty pronounced him
secure young' Broone's eyes fell, and a
look of despair overshadowed his hereto
fore bright countenance. We could not
help but pity one so young and promising
in his painful situation. Captain Petty
remarked to him : "Now, Boone, if you
wiggle yourself out of that dress, I will
guarantee that the sheriff here will give
you the freedom of your cell, and so long
as you behave yourself you will never be
ironed again in this jail." As these words
were spoken Boone's face was fairly illu
minated with joy, and he asked the sher
iff if " it was a bargain ?" The official
assented, believing with Captain Petty
and all present, that it was out of his
power to accomplish such a feat. Young
Boone wished to know if the agreement
would be fulfilled as soon as the work was
done. He was told that it would. JTe
then asked that the sheriff and Captain
Petty go away from the cell while he was
at work. They went to the other side of
the hall to iron some prisoners, and had
not been gone two minutes before young
Boone announced that his arms were free,
and in less thau three minutes longer tho
shackles were off his legs, and he stood
without an iron upon him. - He will have
no more irons put upon him, but a close
watch will be kept over him. He was
put in for larceny about one month ago,
and his trial takes place in June. He is
a native of New-York city, and has grad
uated from the Tombs in that great me
tropolis of crime. He came to the South
before tho war, 'and served in the Con
federate army during the war, being a
member of the Seventh Virginia Cavalry,
and one of the noted scouts of the Army
of Virginia. He is the last youth in the
country who would be suspected for a
In Baltimore, a short time ago, an em
ployee in the Sun building, after a vio
lent coughing expelled from his lungs a
brass headed nail, one inch in
as the finest cambric needle, and a single
twig far more efficient than the metallic
points of the best constructed lightning
rod. When, now, you reflect how many
thousand of these vegetable points every
tree directs to the sky, and consider
what must be the agency of a forest with
its innumerable twigs, or of a single mead
ow with its countless blades of grass, and
then when you remember that these are
only subsidiary to those vast mountain
chains, whose craggy summits pierce the
clouds themselves, and still further, when
you learn that the rain drops and snow
flakes have been made good conductors,
so that during the storms a bridge for the
lightning is thrown across from the clouds
to the earth, you will see how abundant
the protection is, and with what care Pro
vidence has guarded us from the destruc
tive agent. It is only under unusual cir
cumstances, when electricity is developed
more rapidly than it can be dissipated
through these numberless chnaels, that a
violent discharge takes place, and if then
it tears, burns, or kills, it also reveals the
merciful hand, which constantly spares.
For some time past, says a recent num
ber of the Carrolton (111.) Democrat, a
party numbering fifteen, belonging to the
Cherokee tribe, have been encamped on
the banks of the Illinois river, ten miles
from this place. Their ostensible object
was fishing, hunting, ect. ; but it appears
from recent developments, that their
chief aim was to secure a hidden treasure
of several urns of Spanish coin, which had
been imbedded in the bluffs at that point"!
in years agone by their ancient forefa
thers. They seemed to be extremely
cautious in their manners, lest the pale
faces should discover the cause of their
presence in that particular locality, and
wrest the covetel prize for which they had
traveled so many miles.
After diligent search, which occupied
some ten or twelve days, they succeeded
in finding the spot where lay concealed
the secret of their researches. Little re
mains to be told. Suffice it to say) that
after due exploration their brightest an
ticipations were by far more than realiz-
e(L The urn of gold and other sacred
relics spoken of by their chiefs long since
gone to the "happy hunting grounds,"
were secured, and these untutored child
ren of the forest took their departure for
the far West, with many thousand Span
ish dollars to cheer them on their long
and tedious march.
In the State of Ohio there resided a
family, consisting of an old man of the
name of Beaver, and his three sons, all of
whom aro hard "nets" who had often
laughed to scorn tho advice and entrea
ties of a pious though very eccentric min
ister, who resided in the same town. It
happened one of the boys was bitten by a
rattlesnake, and was expected to die, when
the minister was sent for in great haste.
On his arrival he found the young man
very penitent and anxious to be prayed
with. The minister, calling on the fami
ly, knelt down, and prayed in this wise :
"O Lord ! we thank Thee for rattle
snakes. Wc thank Thee becauso a rat
tlesnake has bit Jim. We pray Theo
send a rattlesnake to bite John ; send ono
to bite Bill ; and, O Lord 1 send tho big
gest kind of a rattesnake to bite the old
: for nothing but rattlesnakes will
. -w-v r 1
ever bring the iJeaver lamny to repent
which ho bad accidently swallowed over
two years ago, and- which had remained
imbedded in the lungs all that time, a
constant source of annoyance, bleeding
and ill-health. Tho nail was much corroded.
Nine acres of corn planted by two gen
tlemon in Pickaway county, Ohio, were
reoently devoured by rats in a single
night. They eat both th6 grain and
JCST Ono pound of green copperas, dis
solved in half a gallon of water, and pour
ed down a smk drain, will euectually des
troy the foulest smells. For water-closets
on board ships and steamboats, about ho
tels and other public places, there is noth
ing so nice to cleanse, as simple green
Ono of the Fenians captured by tho
United States steamer Michigan has been
recognized as a noted desperado, known
as "Stonohouse Jack," and the Governor
of Pennsylvania has claimed him on a re
quisition, charging him with murder and
robbery at Pitholo on the 3d of May last.
kindred crime of using money in elec
tions. There has been considerable ex
citement on the subject.
an increase over the
1864, of over S2,000,000 ; the expenses
iucreased in the same time 81,406,978,
leaving a net increase of earnings of 8598,
152. There were 39S.359 more passen
gers carried in 1865 than in 1864 ; the
through passengers were mostly going
west, there being 55,800 more of that
class than those coming east. The total
number of passengers carried in 1865 was
over two millions.
A young man named Maltby was struck
by lightning, a few days since, in Sher
man, Connecticut. The lightning camo
down through the roof, struck him on the
shoulder, and passed down his side, tear
ing his boot and foot to pieces, and mak
ing a small hole in the floor. One side
of his body, where the lightuing passed,
is terribly lacerated and burned. He is
suffering much, but hopes are entertained
of his recovery.
The ten richest men or estates in Bos
ton, according to the recent official esti
mates; are the following : Estate of Aug.
Hemenway, 82,406,000; Moses Williams,
81,271,500 ; Nathaniel Thayer, 82,362,
500; estate of John Bryant, 81,500,000;
Sear's estate, Sl,742,500; David Sears,
81,401,600 ; estate of E. Francis, 1,010,
600; William Phillips, 8858,000; H. H.
Hunnewell, $818,600; John Simmins,
A country exchange says that they
have been reliably informed that the Cor
oner of Buffalo, New York, has held an
inquest on the body of a man found float
ing in the river ten different times. At
the conclusion of each inquest the Coro
ner throws the body in the river, and af
ter a few days hauls it out again. His
object is to receive additional fees for
each jury sworn.
A colored woman called Aunt Biddy
Lundy, died near Macon, 112 years old.
She had been in the same family for three
generations. She was born in Virginia,
and used to describe the march of Corn
wallis through that State. She never
took a dose of medicine in her life, but
drank coffee regularly twice a day, when
she could get it. She finally died of
A substance is now manufacturing from
flaxseed called linoleum. It is said that
it will supercede India rubber which it
very much resembles and of which ti pos
sesses most of the properties in the va
rious manufactures in which it is used.
Like India rubber, it can be dissolved in
of a cement and used in the manufacture
to water proof clothing.
On tho morning of the 3d instant, from
half-past eleven to a quarter past twelve,
Birmingham, England, was enveloped iu
almost total darkness, and again at half
past four p. m. it was as dark as in the
middle of winter's night. At both pe
riods there was a moderate fall of rain, with
No time is lost in Chicago. On Friday
last a thief stole a gun, was soon after ar
rested, had his preliminary examination,
was taken beforo the Grand Jury, indic
ted, tried, convicted, and sentenced to
three years in the Penitentiary before 3
o'clock P. M.
The oldest man in the State of Illinois
is said to be Mr. Jordan Rhodes, of Hunts,
villc. He is over 104 years of age, yet
he splits rails, carries easily two-bushel
sack of meal on his shoulder, and cau
walk as briskly as any of his neighbors.
Duriug the eighteen years that have
elapsed since tho discovery of gold in Cal
ifornia, the mines of the Pacific cost have
added one thoundand millions of dollars
to tho world's stock of the precious metals.
Tho following advertisement appears
in the Barnstable (Mass.) Patriot :
Notice. The subscriber hereby forbids
any person uiarryiug Rosalinda Pratt, she
haying promised to marry mo.
Stephen Phillips. .
Tho largest locomotive ever made in
Now England has just been finished; iu
East Boston. It weighs thirty tons, has
ten wheels, and is expected to draw a
thousand tons of coal on tho Lehigh Rail
road in Pennsylvania.
Tho brain of Probst was found to be
below tho average weight, weiirhinir but I Rhode Island has a model Lecislaturo.
thirty-six ounces. His heart weighed a It adjourned at Nowport on Friday last,
little over nine ounces. ator a session of four days during which
A Mammoth Railroad.
The earnings of the Erie Railroad for
1865, were fromfreight 811,268,761 ; from
passengers, &-i,U31,US0 ; total, $15,434,-
Whatever you do, do it well.
resolutions wore passed.