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T IIE Subscribeis beg leave to inform their
friends and the public generally, that the
are now receiving their SPRING AND 13UM..
ME Stock of GOODS consisting of
B1lack and bin bliek Itulian Lustring Silks,
Colored CIro de nap do
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A good assortment Ladies itney Izankerchiefs,
do do -do do do Belt Ribbons,
Ladies blackand white Silk and Cotton Gloves,
do black und* colored Kid do
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do green, white and black Ganze Veils,
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A n a4sortnient of Ladies Boinets,
- Ionnet.and C Rib s 0 S-te r War,
Black, lant rown Caipt'
llbek-9fd brown twilled Sunimer Cloths
fr wn and vhite Drilling, and brown Linen,
A few piedes Georgiar Nankeens,
'Whitte & volor'd ifarseilles & Vnlencia Vcsti
Gn~tlemen's color'd. white and brown hadf I lom,
:X~,. c, plin and pnilleae Grmbezne Brocks,
d, do do .atin
do Lin4en liosom- nd('dlr4
1d4 1he a ni ciolored l.k. Gloves,
4-4 Ir-h Linn za nd lllwi:hed Shirtingt.
A good suapply of:1-4. 7- and .14 brown Shirt
e ing and 5.-4 Sheettinga,
S I'laiid and striped Doinesties, and Dled Tickings,
A large sipply of Summer llats,
Genlitnlee's Shoes and Fine Pu ps.
Ladies and Maises Shots and line Slippers,
School Books, Cap and Tetler Paper.
AIso. a general assortment of
IHardware, Saddlery. Crockery and Tin Ware.
Together with a sup )ly of
Vaucluse Osnulhurtgs and otton Yarns,
And many other articles too tedious to ennmferate.
h'liey 'eel very thankfnl for the liberal patron
age heretolbre received, and hope by strict aitten.
tionj to busintess to merit a continimtine of' the'
8.ame1. NICl1OL.SON & PRESLEY.
IEdgelield, March 14, 1838 tf6
BLOOK TEN AN;) JAPAN
U. R E.
-31IHE Suscriber has on hand a veryr large
Usupply of ready made TIN WA RE
of all descr'iptions, which lie offers at w hole
sale or retail, at. as lowv pric'es as enni lie af
lorded in this part of' the countlry. lie hias
talso a ltarge supply of the newvest fashion of
,1AP'AN WVARim,together wvith English er ,l
Block T1in Ware of excellenit qunality. AIl p
Copper' andi Sheet Iront Ware-Shetinag
nti Brazintr Copper,.-Hlock tin, Stove
Spelter, sand Tin Plate.-aill of whic'h hie of
fers for sale low for csh, at No l(GS Broaid
streer, Augtust a. D. F'. CII L-:W.
VThe subscriber being truly thankful for
the very liberal patronge heretofore be
stowed ttpon him by hi' friends nnd the paub
lie generarlly, rospecftilly solicits a conttin
uance of their fatvors-tnd oilers his servi
ces in either of the followving brnnches of
his bausiness-Copper Inm, Sheet Iron,'and
Roofing. B3. F. C.
Anugtstau, Ga., Mlarch 5 if5S
A LL Pe'r.ons inidebted, to the late Mrs. lie
haethibuusl \limns, deceeased, are rt'eted0t(i to
gaike, immensdinte paymtenit,and alcl pe'rsns hnav
inag de'aimnd ngainst the estate of sidd deeisi'd
are' rerpirested to presenat them duly aittestedl.
BE~NJ. MIMS', Exentaor.
Dgee 9. 1937tI' 45
- ~LL persow iidtedtit to the Estatn of John
Blakwi. d eed. re rtegneited utotimak
topesn thmprt e atstd
New Spring avid Summer
T HE Subscribers respectfully inform
their customers and the publick gener
ally,that they have just received a large sup
ply ofeboice English, French and American
goods embracing every variety of staple and
ncy goods, suited to the Spring and Sum.
ier trade. Also a large supply of Groceries,
Crockery, Saddles, Hats, Shoes and Boots,
all of which they will sell on the most rea
sonablo terms. for cash, or onl credit to
Those who wish to get good bargains will
do well to give them uecall. '
V. L. & E. PENN,& Co.
Edgefield, March 14, 1838 tf 6
New Spring and Summer
CL 0 TRIAwG,
W E have just received a beautifuil assort
ment of GOODS for Gentlemen's Sum.
ier Coats, Pantaloons and Vests, which they are
prepared to have nade up in the tmost FASII
IONABLE STYLE, and on reasonable terms.
Alsm, a general asortneiut Ready Made CLOTH
iNG, suited to the season.
HATS. SHOES AND BOOTS.
1200 Pair 4 Shoesaud Boasembracingovery
stylo and variety have'Jfist been reenived by the
Subaoaibez, which together with their former
Stock. make a general and complete assortment
seldom found in the country.
Also. a handsomno assortment of FASHIONA
BLE HATS, suited to the season. To which
they invite the attention of their customers.
G. L. & E. PENN & Co.
Edgefield, March 14, 1838 tf 6
School and Miscellaneous
T HE Subscribers have on lind a gon
eral assortment of School and Miscel
Faneous Books, amongst whitich are Smith's
Arithmetic, Smith's Geogroaphy and Atlas.
and Snith's Grammar, which are highly
approved of and reccommended by the best
G. L. & E. PENN, & Co.
Edgeleld, March 14, 1838. tf 6
M I T II'S Grammar, Geography vind
SAtl ac, on the Productive System. Also.
Smith's Practical and Mental Arithmetic,
with a variety of other SCtoOLr Booms,
inny be found at the Stfre of
C. A. DOWD. .
Marcb 7, 1838
xz -XIT FA IR D.
H L lJEFRs & Co. neknowl
-.es rcenewed l.ftigaiions to their
1riend ad usotmers fr the very liberal
patrenage herce'tife estowed on them;
and beg leave to announce, that they Iave
now on hand, and will continue to receive,
a well selected assortitent of GOODS,
consisting of -
Browr and Loar Sugar,
Green and White Coll'ee.
N.O. & Sugar Ilonse Mlnasses,
Wine nol Spirits or the best selection,
Cannil Floor-whole and half BbIs.
Ble Rope and Bagging,
Iron and Steel,
T'ogethcr with all other articles in the Gro.
cry Line :-which they will sell, or send to
order, Warranted Good, at the lowest mar
'I'hey also continte tqtratnsaet Commis
sion Business, incluiding receiving and for
warding of Goods; and tender to their
friends assurance of their best attention to
orders in that line of bisiness.
1amburg, larch 1838. sf5
'Tlhe PkendletonI Messenger will itisert the
!ve four timies anu send their bill for
p..ametit to II. L. J.
.. persons indebted to tle esetlate of Samuel
ca ('aeld well Fasq. late ofAiabbeville Distriee dee'd.
are regiaesied to iake pay'ient illediately, aid
those having demiainds to present th1ems duly at
testedi wiina the time prescribed by law, to either
of the substcrilewrs.
J. L. PEARlSON, h
A. G. CALDW ELL.
August P, Isr/ tf 28
A*L pesns indebtedl to the late Jeff'er
son Rchardon, eensedl,are requaest
edl to make immtediate p~ayllent, and al
persons havinag demaandls aigainst the estate
or satid deeceasedl are requtestedl toprsn
them duly attested.
BIENJ. RIICi A RT)SON, * .,d(injf
Un Irchs 8, 1836 if--5
.7WO T ICE.
A L Persons ind~ebltedl to the late Chr' -
titan Breithaupajt, dlecensmod, aire regrtast.
edl tol make immuaediate paynmnt. And all
personts havinug ematands against the estate
or said deceased are requtested to plresent
themi dualy tattestedl.
JOhIN BAUSKETIT, Exr'or
I'th. 2;5. 3-ti
N O T1 I CE .
T AK EN Up on Thuarsday modraning, on Ilorse
Creek, about 9 mgiles from1 Atuguta, Gai., ac
ve'ry large dlark bhay hlorse, hii right e'ye out, ha
a w'hiite spo on has foreheadl a smnal'iteica spot
(ln his bzack, switch ftail antd hlacki legs. T'he
owaner is regnaested tol comue torwiard, prove plrop
Se plt 23, 1377if .
M .HON HA MI (ll'ers his p~rofe'ssional
Sse rv i(cs, in L aw andI Equtity,to ile
P'aulic. He hnas taken the othere folrmerly
.leculied bly Bnuskett & Wigfuall, Op)posite
! \tr. Ghonen'e hote.
[FoR TUE ADVERTEgM.J
On the death of Mrs. Sarah T. Like.
Farewell, farewell thy spirit's godr_
To dwell with its Redeemer God,'
'Tis gone to Him, who now has se t
On us, his awibl chast'aing rod.
lie loved thee, and-he call'd thee home,
To taste the joys he had in store,
Ile hovaer'd near thy dying bed,
To heaven, thy happy spirit bore.
Tie gave ttee fortitude to bear
The dreadfil suffenngs that he sent -
Upon thy meek and lowly head,
Then, took away but what he lent.
To all that knew thee, thou wert dear,
Thy gentle actions won their love,
And to thy memory many a tear
Their heartfelt sympathy will prove.
And art thou dead ? ab! yes 'tis true,
Thou'rt shrouded in thy native clay,
No more thy beauteous form we'll view,
Till the dear resurrection day
Farewell, how melancholy sweet,,
That mournful, yet expressive word;
Farewell, again I trust we'll meet,
In the bright kingdom of our God.
March 24th, 1838 A. A. E.
From the United States Gazette.
SugCBted by the death of the lon. J. Cil y.
rkpproach von hier-draw bnek the pall,
'Tis theiL he mangled CLLVY lies,
br ascienceir du ti.'eshc) irf rise.
Art thou his murderer?
[i thou last ever joined the throng,
Tojustify the barbarous rite,
Or seftened o'er its grievous wrong
Thou'rt judged of God, for in his sight,
'Tis thee-thou art the man!
False code of honor, framed in hell,
Thy lines malignant demons traced,
Thou'st wrought thine Author's work full
And made of human life, a waste
A jest-a thing of nought!
Thou kindlest in the human heart,
A tiger thirst for human blood,
And laugh of fools by Saitan's art,
Becomes more feared, than wrath of God,
Weak man, thus bows thy slave.
Thou driv'st thy victim to the doom,
To cruel death or fell remorse,
The yawning portals of the tomb
Alone arrest them in their course,
As slain or murderer.
Arise ye brave, who scorn to fear,
The idle words of sinful men.
Draw nigh the murdered CILLr:v's bier,
Resolve to do your duty then,
And crush the awful crime.
lis blood cries loudly from the ground,
Catn ye resist its wild appeal 1
H is widiow 's shriek-heart- piercing sound!
Ilis h~abes too young their loss to feel,
TIhese should not p)!ead in vain.
Then rise in might, our country free
From dastard duels' blightning curse!
Let him who seeks them ever be
Th'le scornied of men, let looks averse
Mark him, a wandering Cain.
Proof that there is such a substance as the Air.
--At tirst tre miight suppose the air not to he a
stibsiance or bodly; we waolk in it, and move
every limbil without any feeling indicatinig thi
piresenice of any thing. We cnnnot see not
touch it; it has no taste or smell. On a calm day,
one m)ighmt be apt to say, on looking on a building
ant a distance, that there is nothing between hini
atnd thme builing-thmat tihe apjmee between iu
empmjty, but let himi) tsun, or ho on the top of a
coach goirg very fast, or even move the hmand
b~riskly, lie will then have the imupression on hi
thee or h:nmd, like that of' seome light su~bstanc
striking himn, or like a gentle bireezo If. whik
rnnnoing, lie holdl an open umbrella behind himi
lie will reel something fesisting thme aidvance o
the umbtirella, and rendering the exertioni of fore
on his ptart necesry to pull it onwards; while n1
such tforco will be reqmuired to carry thme umabrell
closedh, like a walking stick in the hand. 'lTher
muust be ucome substanmce present which cnuses th
imupression on tho fate or hand, amid resists th
ow"n nmb.reibs while advaning. This unhtane
is the air, it is invisible; so'that we see nothing'i
'the space which it occupies; and we do not fe<
it on a calm day, when we are moving slowj
because it is so extremely light, and its partick
strike the face so gently and at comparativel
-long intervals. But when we move fast, th
Particles of air strike with a great impetus, anl
nce produce a decided impression. When w
te"Spt to draw the open umbralla along, w
eel a great resistance the umbrella has to pus
ch a large quantity of air, before it; when th
rnbrella is closed it has to push out of itSway
uch less quantity of air, he'ne Ad force is re
uired. If we reflect that there is really n
reason why mattershould be very heavy (imed
re is a gas sixteen times lighter than air) an
so reason why it must always he visible, we shal
*ve little difficulty in conceiving that air ii
bstance or body as well as water or iron-Noth
slows better that air is a substance than tlu
hture of wind. Wind-whether a gentle breen
4aat is scarcely felt upon the cheek, and is ill
Micient to swell out the canvass of a sailinj
- 1, a brisk gale communicating a strong im
. to the sails of a ship, and driving it alon1
at the rate of many miles an hour, or a hurricanc
Iladng up trees by the roots, converting the
.arface of the ocean into raging billows and
,rrying every tling before it in its progress
guothing but air in a state of motion; in the
, case, moviug very slowly, in the last moving
incredible velocity, (at the rateofmany miles
y) and it is its velocity to which it owes its
, e- When moving slowly, it is scarcely felt
J as a leaden ball might be thrown so gently
aua board as not to leave the slightest impression;
41e the same ball, if discharged with explosive
vience from a musket, would penetrate the
* est oak. The phenomena of clouds or a
h nlooa floating in the air, of birds flying, also
paint out that it is material sudstance. They
ryn upon the air in the same way as a ship does
onidhe surface of water. A person looking into
a iot in which nothing can be seen but the
W would be apt to say, there is nothing in it
b ere is air, and, although he does not see it,
t om is completely filled with it, so much so
t "Otf he walk into it he drives out so much of
duqtair at the mnoment in w hich le enter.
Rzid's Chrmistry of .Vature. I
* 1S IIOWV TO MAKI IONF.Y.
-you complain that yoiu have nothine t I
li rr ai, eWtnol;-.,au uoi. ie s huave m..,
irg." I say to you. Look at your lands, and tell
se what they are worth. Would you take one
thousand dollars for themn, or for the use of then
though your life ?-Ifyou can make hult'a dollar
a hy with then, it wotuld not be a bid bargain,
for the sumi is the interest of more than two
thousand dollars; so that ifyou are industrious
and Harry is lazy, you are more than twice as
rich as he is; and when you can do a man's
work ant: make a dollar a duty, you are four
times asrich, and are fairly worth four thousand
dollars. Aloney and land, therefore, is not the
only capital with which a young mai catn begin
the world. If lie has good health and is indlus
trious, even the poorest hoy in our country has
something to trade upon; and if ie be besides
well educated and have skill in any kind of work
and add to this moral habits and religious prin
ciples, so that his employers may trust hin and
place confidence in him, he may then be said to
set out in life with a handsome capital, and e#r
tainly has as good a chance of becoming inde.
pendant and respectable, and perhaps rich, as any
uann in the country. "Every man is the imaker
of his own fortune." All entirely depends upon
setting out on the right principles, and they are
1- Be tadustdons-Time and skill are yom
2. Be avinig-Whatever it be, live within
3. Be Prudent-Buy not what you cat dc
4. e Rsolue-Let your e'onomy be alwvay
of to-day, not to-morrow.
5. Be C'ontentedndn ThnaLfu-A cheerfdtlspiri
makes laborlight, anid sleep sweet, anad all aromutt
Aappy, all which is much better thuan being onl?
Mr. M~ignet, thue clebrated Hlistorian c
thec Frenchm Revolutiona,is engaged in wri'in1
thue Life of the late Edward Livingston
whose reputation as a jurist, stands ycr1
huigh in Entope. It is pleasing to see suel
respect paid in foreign coutntries to distint
gutishedl A mericatn chuaracters. and it show
the high estimnation in which Americal
science and literatture are hlucd abrond.
The wveathaer in Texas has been extreme
ly cold. At Velasco and up the Brasso:
Iee lad anade in exposed situationas si
inuches in thickness. In oneo place up coni
try cattle have frozen to death.
Markets were well stocked with provie
ions, and prices merely nomial.
MULnERRYT TREES.-Ic appearss by Iel
ters fromr Franace, that the great auadinereat
iiug glemtand for the rnoruse multieaii, fro,
r then United States, las droducedl a scareit
in France-the supply havinug been chaef
drawn, hitherto from that kingdoan. TIa
cultivation of the mulberry and the raisin
of the silkworm seem to be etending in ti
SIUnited Statcs to a degree whuich promuis<
a to make silk one of thme muost imlpOt-tunt gre
e ducts ofI this countrv.r
01 FITCn's STFA.WBOAT.-To this individial
4t belongs the honor of having constructed the
' first steamboat in this country. Although
* this h6tdor has so generally been ascribed to
Y Robert Fulton, yet it is a well known fact,
d that trenty years before the great experi.
e ment of Fulton and Livingston on the Hud
e son, a steamboat was constructed ahi put
l1 in operation in Phiadelphia, under the sole
e direction of a then obscure and still almost
a unknown individual. This person was John
. Fitch. lie was born in the sotith part of
a East Windsor, near the East Hartford line,
on what is now called the old road. -1le
was apprenticed as a watch and clock ma
ker, to Mr. Cheney, who carried on the bu
siness in the eastern par'or East Hartford,
now Manchester. When New Jersey was
overrun by the Drilishi troUps, Mr. Fitch re
moved into the aittaior of Pennsylvania,
where he etnployed himself in repairing
for the Continental army.
In the year 1785, 1r, Fitch conceived the
project of propelling a vessel by the force of
condensed vapor. "When the idea bccur
red to him, as he himself tells its he did not
know there was such a thing as a steam
engine in existence." In 1778 he obtained
a patent for the application of steam to na
vigation. By unwearied exertion he suc
ceeded in interesting about twenty persons
in his plan, and inducing them to take shares
of 850 eaei. A boat was built in 1778.
A mile was measured off in front of Water
street, and the boat was found to go at the
rate of eight miles an hour. It afterwards
went eighty miles in a day. The Goverinr
and Council of Pennsylvania were so much
gratified with the experiment, that they pre.
sented them with a superb silk flag. About
this time the company sent Mr. F to France,
at the request of Mr. Vait, our Consul at
L'Orient, iAhto wasone of thecompany, and
wished to introduce the invention into
France. Being in the midst of revolutions
in that count.v, ant' as no men could be ob
tainied for the purpose of building boats,3Mr.
F itch returned. "ar, V.
t, papers and designs of
he steamboat ni. rtaining to the compa
ny." Ii 1790, lie im de an alteration in his
boat and she pierfwned tolerably well, but
still it required further alterations. Mr.
Fitch however was not able to obtain the
necessary means in order td perfect his in
The conviction of Fitch respecting the
power of sitam coutinued firm In June,
1792, he addressed a letter to Mr. Ritten
house, one of the share-holders; speaking
of steam power, he sail "This, sir, will be
the mode of crossing the Atlantic in time,
whether 1 shall bring it to perfection or not.
Ile complains of his poverty, and to raise
funds, he urges Mr. Rittenhouse to buy his
lands in Kentucky, that he might have the
honor of enabling him to complete the great
undertaking." Upononeoccasion he called
upon a smith who hdd worked upon his
boat, aud after dwelling for someI time upon
his favorite topic, concluded with these
words: "Well, gentlemen, although I shull
not live to see the time, you will, when
steambouis nill be preferred to all other
means of conveyance, and especiatly for
passengers, and they will be particularly
useful in the navigation of the river 5Missis
sippi." lie retired, when a person present
observed, in a tone of sympathy, " oor
Ifellou., u-hat a pitg it is hie ia crazy."
" The distress of mind and mortification
h le sull'ered from the failure of his protracted
exertions and his poverty were too much for
him, and to drown his reflection, he had re
courso to the common but dIecep tive remedy,
st rong drink, in which ho indulged to excess ;
and retiring to Pittsburg, ho ended his days
by plunging into the Alleghany."* lie hi
filled several small MS. books with personal
and getneral narrative, more or less connected
with his great semre, and whsich heo lbe
queathed to the Philadelphia Library, with
Sthe proviso that they were to remain closed
for thirty years. The books were opened in
-due time, atnd were fhud to contain a minute
accont of hsis p~erplexitie~s and disappoint
Kments. 'Of the boldness of his conceptions,'
.(says a writer lii the Mechanics' Magazine
Jan. 1836,) "and the perseverence which
.ho followed it up, thero can he hut one
opinion ; anid had fortudel attended his ef
forts, and his means ben equal to the ac
complishment of his designts, th~ro can bc
no doubt that lhe wvould now (mold undispu
n ted the honor of having given to the coutry
y this mast inoble stitI useful invention."
ec * Aneriean Edl. Edinburgh IEncyclopedia
eWho ini the same gi von time can producc
smore than th~'te; has t'ignur; who can pro
,. duce more anid better, has talents ; who cimi
produce what none else can. has geninD.
Extract from Weridge's Literary fcmains.
SnAKMsPsAaE.-O! when I think of the
inexhaustible mine of virgin treasure in our
Shakespeare, that I have been almost dnily
reading him since I was ten years old-tint
the thirty intervening years, have been ims
intermittingly, and not fruitlessly enl 14ed
in the study of Greek, Latin, English, Ital
ian, Spanish and German elle letteriet.x,
anid thblast fifteen jobars'n additiio, ir
more intensely in the analysis of the laIn -
of life and reason as they exist in inan
and that in every step I have made forward
in taste, in acquisition of facts front histor y
or my ot-n observation, and in knowlede,,
of different laws of being and their aa -
rent exceptions, from accidental collisi, err
disturbing forces,-that at every new ne
cession, of itiformation, after every aee..
sion of information, after every stecessfn
exercise of meditation, and every fresh
presentation of experitnde. I have unfailhg..
lydiscovered a proportioniate incrense 44
wisdom and intuition iii Shakespeare;--.
when I know this, and know too, that b1V :L
conceivable and possible, ihough hardly t.
be expected, arrangemenrit of the Briti:
Theatres, not all, indeed. hut a large, a I-cry
large, proportion of this indefinite all-..
(round which too comprehensiou has ,t
drawn the line ofeircumscription, so al ,o
say to itself, '1 have seen the whole') mifi, t
be sent into the heads and hetirts--into thi:
very souls of the mass of mankind, to whomn1
except by this living comment and inter
pretation, it must remain forever a sealed
volume, a deep *well without a wheel or
wmidlass;-it seemsto me a pardoinable en.
thusiasm, to steal away from sober likeli
hood, and share in so rich a feast in the fairy
world of possibility! Yet even in the grave
cheerfulness of a circumspect hope, moch,
very much, might be done; enough assured
ly, to furnish a kind and strenuous nature.
with ample motives for the attempt to effcct
what might be effected."- I-ol. 1, 17, 1.
dTERRANEAILN ()c.#.y OF o linn'-Tme
in twe year j sam, sentiout 10.g*cattrCms
of Iva, one.of which was 50 miles in lengt _;
fr-n 10 to 15 in breadth, and the ordinary
depth abott 100 feet, but in sonic deep v:a
leys it was more that 300 feet. The ot'ier
was 49 'niles long, seven wide on the aver
age, and about the same depth as the first.
Who can question that volcanoes are di
rectly connected with that ocean of liquid
fire, which, tedording to the most rational
principles of modern pirilosphy, and to the
most ancient theories of the old, surrounds
the concavity of the giglac, breathing atind
spouting through these its nostrils? The
crust or shell of the earth, is probably much
less thick than is generally supposed. Tho
deepest mines & wells have never exceeded
3 miles in perpendicular depth, and yet even
in these the increase of heat is quite per
ceptible, and is found groater, in ni accel
erating -atio, as the excavations descend.
The internal fire of Ote earth is also, mt
proldbly the cause oteartliquakes, somne of
which have been felt through an area of
several thousand miles.-Ne -;ra.
F.rr..'sLo STONa.-Ati accoutint.was re -
ceived from Brazil of the appearance of a
meteor of extraordinary hrightnessa, af large
as theballoons used by wronants. It wtas seen
for more than 60 leagtes iii the province of
Ceara ; autover the village of Macao, t
tho entrance *the Rio Asu ; it burst with
at noise like thunder, atnd an immense qtan
tity of stones fell from it ini a line extending
more than three leagues. The largest hpor
tion fell at the entrance of the dlwellings,
and buiried themselves several feet iit the.
sand. No human life wvas lost, but nimny
oxen were killed, and others severely hurt-.
The weight of those taken ont of thme %;a
varied from one to eighty pounmals--Lin
Foa -rne~ L.tro:Es.--The tm~In iaiWr't
ry Gazeitcedescrib~esai piece of mn nw br
oin being putt into the fire, mnerely carIbonizes,
without flamintg. Anmy wonmn dresard, in
tunterialkSi srep~ired, cannt' Iu- hsarnt by
any of thme commton anid maluarta-aly ner-i-.
dlet. HeIa finest coloars are not ath' -tedl hv~
the proed~ss, and)1 it is teqiually appjlicabl,- 10
ainy substance. Papers smubjected to gm ent
heat, only carbonize, leaving thme w rin
distinet. A compantuy is formiing itn L.ondoI,.,
so mannfuernre It. TIhme pnocess is as uitm
plei as Etarching a dress.-N. 1. Whig,
Actohutirg to the repors of M~r. JBurrowvs,
on thme condition of the Public Schmools o
Pennsylvania, appears that tihe nmnheri ofj
pupils in thme commton schools in thre cit v m:.
county of Philadelphia, durinig thet last year-,
was seventeen thousand, who were in~srnae
ted at an expehtse of one dolktr and 18 ets.