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PIERRE F. LABORDE, Editor. and if it must fall we will perish amidst the ruins."
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Adjutsant General's Oflee,
COLJUMDIA, d February, i39.
U NIFORM of the General and Staff 011i.
cers of Cavalry of. South Carolina, pre
scribed by the Adjutant & Inspector General,
in obedience to a resolution of the General As
sminbly of South Carolina, passed the 19th of
Brigadier General of Cavalry.
CoAT.-Dark blue cloth, double breasted. two
rows'of buttons. ten in each row set in pairs,
the distance between the rows five inches at
1he top and three at bottom; stand up collar
to meet and hook in front; cuffs two and a half
inches deep, to wo round the sleeve parallel
with the lower eJge, and to button with three.
small buttons at the under seam. 6kirt to be
what is called three.qarters, with buff cloth or
kerseymere turobacks; the bottom of the skirt
not less than three and a half nor more than
five inches broad,with agold embr6idered star
at the connecting point of the buff on each
skirt; pointed cross flaps to the skirts with
four buttonseqnally distributed; two hip but
tons, to range with the lower buttons on the
brasL The collar, cnffi, turnbacks, facings
and lining of buff cloth or kerseymere.
BtEXcEas, OR Tsawszas-Dark blue cloth or
CRAVAT, OR SToCK-Black silk.
BoOTs-Long, to reach as high as the knee, and
worn over the trowsers.
Gvozs-Bnfuauntlets, to reach halfway from
the wrist to Jie elbow.
DU--ows-Gilt,convex,three quarters ofan inch
in diameter, with palmetto emblem.
EPAULTTzs-Gold, with solidcrescent; a silver
embroidered starone and a half inch diameter
on the arrap; dead and bright gold bullion hal
an inch diameter, and three inches and a half
SWORD AND SCABARD-Sabre, gilt or baus
SWORD sEt-r-Black leather or morocco, em
broidered with gold; gilt ehain or embroidered
leather carriages; gilt plate with palmetto
device in silver.
Swono KNoT-Gold cord, with bullion tassels.
Sruas-Yellow metal or gilt.
SAs-Buf silk net, with silk bullion fringe
ends; sash to go twice around the waist and
tie on the right hip. Worn under the sword
SCARF-Purple satin or ribbon tfiree inches
wide.to be worn over the right shoulderunder
the stral) of the epaulettethe ends to meet on
the left side, under and concealed bythe sash;
an embroideied silver star, one inch and three
quarters in diameter, upon the centre of the
scarfopposite the left breast.
CA-Black leather, helmet shape, the crest to
represent solid brass; gilt scales; gold lace
bands one inch and a half wide; a uilt pal
metto in front three inches and a hn f long,
surmounted by a plume of three yellow os
trich feathers, raans from a gdlt socket.
HousmG-Dark blue cloth to cover the saddle.
a border of wold lace ahalf inch wide: a gold
embroiderel star four inches in amameter tn
each flank corner.
Hosras-Covered with dark blue cloth; a
border of gol lace a half inch fride; a gold
embroidered star three inches in diameter up
on each cap.
BRoDLE, ManTrxsor., COLr~t, HAL.TER AND
MoUT:Ns-Stirrups, bridle-bits, martingal
-rings, and buckles-yellow metal or gilt.
Guatus AND -Seacusetz-Of blue web.
niform ef the Brigade lmieAssias
a DepUty INspectsor rigade in
spector, and Dhigade fadge Advote
COAT-Dark blue cloth, single breasted, one
row of nine buttons placed at equal distances;
stand up collar to meet in front and hookt;
the collar to be part buff, the buff to extend
four inches on each side from the front, the
rest of thlecollar blue; cuff. two and a half
inches deep, blue, with three small buttons
at the underseam; the skirt to he what is
called thrceeqguarters in length, withbuff turn
backs, the bottom of the skirts not less than
three and a half nofomore than five inches
broad, with a gold embroider'd star at the
connecting pomnt of the- buff on each skirt
pointed cross flaps of blue with four buttons;
eually distributed; two hip buttons to range
with the lower button on the breast. Facings
and linings buffecloth or kerseymere.
EPAuETs.-Gold bullion with solid silver
crescent and silver strap. the bullion half an
inch diameter and three inches and a half
JiREcEs, or Tnowsans,
CaAvAr, or STOc, Same as prcscrih
Doos, ed for Brigadier
SwoRD AND csaAn
SWOiDKwoT.Gold kace strap, with gold bul
SAsn.-Red silk not, with silk bullion fringe
SwoRD BE.T.-Black leather, without embroi
dery, gilt chain carriages.
CaP.-Same as prescribed for the Brigadier
General, except die gold lace band which will
be three quarters of an inch wide; and in
stead of the plome a drooping horse-hair pom
pon; for the Brigade Major and Brigade In
pector red, and for the Brigade Judge Advo
cate. black. The Brigade Major will wear
an aiguillette oftwisted gold cord with gilt
tags: the alguillette to be worn under the
epaulette of the right shoulder.
SADDLE-CLOTH AND HOLSTER coVEn.-Dark
blue cloth without lace or star; saddle-cloth to
be wopn under the saddle.
MARTINGAL, Same as prescrib
CO-LAR, ed for Brigadier
GiRTus Asn SURCINGL.E, )
Uniform of The Brigade Quarter Waster,
and Aids-de.Eaanp of the Brigadier
General of Cavalry.
CoT-Same as prescribed for the Brigade
Major &c.; except the collar which will be
EPAULTTs-Gold with solid crescent, bullion
one fourth of an inch in diameterand two and
a halfinches long. One on each shoulder.
BREEcHES, or TRowSERs,
CRAVAT. or STOCK,
BooTs, Some as prescrib
SPURS, eal for the Brig
OR AND SCABARD, ade Major, &c.
CAP.-Same as prescribed for Brigade Major,
&c. Pompon for the Brigade Quarter Mas
ter, blue, and for the Aids-de-Camp, yellow
drooping horse hair.
Same as prescribed for the Brigade Major, &c.
Uniform of the Brigade Pay
master of Cavalry.
COAT-Dark blue cloth, double breasted, two
rows of buttons at equal intervals, ten in each
row, the rows four inches apart at the top,
and two and a half at the bottom; stand up
collar of blue cloth to meet in front and hook;
skirt to bemade after the fashion of the citi
zens' coat and lined with blue cloth; with a
button at each hip, one at the end of each fold,
and one intermediate in each fold; cuffs of
blue cloth, two and a half inches deep, with
three small buttons at the under seami; a told
embroidered bn: too-hole on each end of the
collar, four inches long, terminating with a
No epaulettes or sash to be worn by the Pay
master; but instead ofepaulettes, a gilt shoul
der chain will be worn on each shoulder
CRAVAT, or STCCx,
BOOTS, Same as resctib
SPuRs, ed for the Brig
G:.ovxs, ode Major, &c.
SwOan D SCABAD,
Car-Same as prescribed for Brigade Major,
&c. Drooping whitm horse hair pompon.
Same as prescribed for Briade Mtjor. &c.
JA IES JONES,
[C] h 4 Adj.A Ins. Ge.
New Spring and Summer
T HE Subscriber informs his friends and
the public generally, that he has just re
ceived fromn New York, a complete assort
ment of Staple Fancy, Spring and Sum
mer Goods-among which are,
3.4 4-4 5-4 and 64 brown & bleached Shirt
ings and Sheetings,
A handsome assortmentlight col'd Prnts.
50 pieces light col'rd London do.
French prints and priLted Jaconet,
Mourning and half mourning prints and
4-4 anf6-4 Cambrics and cambric Muslins,
Swiss and book Aluslins,
Jaconet, plaid and stripe do.
Lyonanaise and brocade do.
Ladies and gent's white and black, silk H. S.
and kid Gloves,
"" Cotton and thread do.
"" Misses black and white nett,
Lace and Gaurze do.
A handsome assortment of gauze and satin,
and Mantua Ribbons.
Best Italiatn sewitngs, black, blue black, and
assorted by the quantity,
Hem-stitched, and super linen cambric Hkfs.
Men's and boys Pongee do.
Ladies' gauze, Hernani, gro-de-nap and sew
ing silk Hkf's.
44 Irish linens and linen lawn,
Plain, inserted and fr-illed bosoms and linen
8-4 and 10-4 table diaper, 3-4 birds eye and
64 8-4 and 10-4 damask table covers,
French napkins & towels,'
French brown and grass Linens.
White and brown linen Drillinags
Super rib'd do.,
A variety of Cottona do. col'd, and striped for
Cases of palm loaf and willow Hoods,
Etnglisha Devon straw Bonnets,
A large assortment of silk and eottpn hose
3-4 and 4-4 plaid anad striped domestic,
Silk, satin, and Marseilles Vestitng,
Parasols andl Umbrellas.
Fturniture, dimnity and fringe,
Black botmbazines and mierinos for Coats,
Paris needle workdl muslin capes & collars,
French baskets, bleached Russia Sheetings.
Any thing like eneral enumterationa of ar
tcles is imprctic ; but these in addition to
Ihis former stock, make it sufliciently extensive,
and ho trusts his prices are sufficiently msodor
ate to be worthy the attention of all who wish
to supply themselves with articles in his line.
His former custuumers and all who buy li this
market, wvill do haim, and .perhaps themselves
a gvor. by examning is assortment before
purchsing. JOHN 0. B. FORD.
Ir.,ane'rg March 13, I839. 7 tf
T HE Subscribers nave just received from
New York. a general assortment of
Spring and Summer Goods, of the latest and
most flishionable articles in their line.
They consist in part of:
Gros detats, Thibet, French cloths, Gain
Grass linen and linen drillings, for Sum
Cassimere, Challv Vestings, Stocks,
Collars, Bosoms, Gloves, s5uspenders,
Fine Hats, and Umbrellas.
They keep constuatly on hand. a general
assortnent of MILITARY TRIMMINGS, of
all kinds; and they are prepared to execute all
orders with despatch.
They invite their customers, and thq public
generally, to call and examine for themselves
HARRINGTON & BRYAN..
Edgefleid C. H. April 1, 1839 tf 9
New Spring & Sunner
G 000S.-The subscribers beg leave to in
form their friends, and the public genter
ally, that they havo just received a large assort
Staple & Fancy Goods.
suitable fbr the season. Eihracing almost
every variety of Fancy Goods. that are usually
kept in this market Their Goods have been
selected with great care, and they feel confi
dent that they are able to give their customers
satisfactioi, vith regard to prices and quality.
They invite their friends, and customers, to
call and examine their Stock, and buy Goods
at low prices.
They feel thankful for past favors, and hope
to merit a continuance of public paironagf.
NICHOLSON & PRESLEY.
March.8. 18'19 if 8
New Spring and Sumner
rIIE Subscribers beg leave to inform their
customers and the public generally, that
they are receiving and opening a splendid as
Spring and Sunimier Goods;
Emnbrai g overy variety of British, French
and American, Staple and Fancy Goods,
which have been selected with great care.
They nvite their friends to give them a call,
and they shall have good barvains.
G. L. & E. ENN & CO.
March 21, 1839 7 tf
Spring and Summer
OLOTHING.-The Stubscribers have just
received a handsome and general assm-t
nent afgoods for Gent's Spring and Summer
Coats, Pants, and Vests, which they are pre
pared to have made up, in the very best style,
and on tie most reasonable terms.
G. L. & E. PENN & CO.
March 21. 1839. 7 if
New Spring & Summer
OODS.-The uh.-criber having just re
tured from Charleston, is now receiv
ing and opening a general and n~mlete assort
ment of E ancy and Staple
which have been selected with great care, and
will be disposed or, on as reasonable terms, as
any in this market. He respectfully invites
his old customers, and all who umay feel dispo
sed, to call and e-aiine his Stock.
C. A. DOWD.
March 29, 1839. tf 8
LL person indebted to the Estate of ifl
AL~eIey H. Bcrry, deceased, are requested to
make immediate payment; and those having de
mands against the said Estate, arc requested to
present them dulv atte ,d.
f "MUEL STEVENS, Adm'r.
Feb 12, 1. - *nc 2
State of South Carolina
IN THE COMMON PLEAS.
Wm. Brunson, vs. Foreign Attachmtont.
William Drum, Debt.
11 H Plaintiff ill this case having,on the 11th
of September, filed his declaration in the
Clerk's Office, and the Defendant having no
wie or at'erney,knownl to be in this State, upon
whom a copy of the said declaration may be
served: It is therefore ordered, that the said De
fendant do appear and make his.defence withi
a year and a day, from the filing of the said dec
laration, or final and absolute judgment will be
awarded to the said Plaintiff.
GEO. POPE, C. C. P.
Clerk's Office, Sept 11, 1838 eq 33
State of South Carolina.
IN THE COMMON PLEAS
Robbins & Conner,)
vs Assuumpsit Attachment.
T3 HE Plaintiff, in this case, having this day
.fied his declaration, and the Defendant
having neither wife iior attorney within this
State, upon whom a copy of said declaration
can b-' served; Ordered, that the Def'endant
plead thereto within a year and a day from this
publication, or the said action will be taken pro
cofesso against hinm.
GEO. POPE, c. c. r.
Cerk's Office. Oct 24, Im-38 daq 43
IN THE COMMON PLEAS.
. vs. FonEIGN ATTACHMENT
F3 H E Plaintf in the above case having
this day filed his declaration, and the De
fendant having no wife or attorney known to
be within the State, upon whom a copy of said
declaration, with a rule to plead could be serv
ed: It is Ordered, that the said Defendant do
appear and make his defence in the aforesaid
acton, withini a year and a day, from this date,
or final and absolute judgment will be awarded
aGEORGE POPE, c. c.
Clerk's Offlce. Nov. I, 1838 . dq 40
YHOUSE and LOT. in the Village of
.VEdgefield, upon terms to. sist a purchaser.
In my absence, apply to Co) Batnskett.
Aril 12 ~ Yf 1
From the Speech of the lonorable Waddy
Thompson, ondhe General Appropriation
I believe it is Cicero who says, that one
of the greatest arts of an orator is, in the
selection of his topics. In discoursing of
the misdeeds or this Administration, that
is diificult; their name is Legion, for they
are many; but there are some which I
Sir, you' remember the lectures on econ
omy, which were so liberally read to us,
wlien we proposed to print a public docu
ment of the utmost public importance, a
report (or the Secretary of the Treasury
on the late delalcations, and at the very
moment, by the leader of the party, in a
nother body, there was a a proposition to
print at the cost of at least thirty thousand
dollars. not a document, but at book upon
salt, a thing so utterly useless, that if the
resolution which liassed that body by the
votes of the party-the democratic party,
the retrenchment party-cotes into this
ljouse, I shall move to amend it, by strik
ing out the book upon sait, and substitu
ineg webster'- spelling book,or Peter Par.
ley's Tales either will le more useful.
But the printer of the House is not of the
party-the plinter of the Senate is.
I take no pleasure in these topics. If I
had any pensonal or party malignity to
gratify, I should forbear to do it; for the
,-ratificatiou that I should receive would
bo infinitely more tharf counterbalanced
by the gloomiest forehodings for the. ft.
ture, from the' reflection that these acts
have been quietly submitted to, not in the
old age and decripitude of the republic,
but in its youthful adolescence. '[he nat
ural and unaided tendency of our system
is to consofidssson; and its proclivity as
recently developed to corruption is dan
gerous and alarming. The allurements
of ciffie, and the temptations which are
held ow to necessitous members of decay
ed, but-yet of influential families, with the
inmense patronage of the Federal Exec
utive, wielded as that patronage now is by
the greatest master in that way, since Sir
Robert Walpole, and to whom ie bears
the most striking resemblance in every
point of public and private character,
mnakei the present crisis fearful and alarm
ing. Of dissolution I have never had any
fears. It never can happen. There is
another and greater danger-consolidation
and the consequent increase of Executive
power, and the universal corruption of IIthe
vit.ds of twe body poitic-until the whole
mass becomes rotten and fills to pieces by
it! ow t corruption. General Jackson, who
had many, very many points of a great
man about hin, uneilualled saIacity, cool
ness, and a courage, moral and physical,
which blenched At nothing, did more to
change the principles of' the Governnett,
than every man who has lived before hita.
He was born a despot-lie was so by the
natural constitution of his mind; still more
was ha so by habit and education. He
was born to command as has been said of
hti,and he did not disappoint his destiny.
Jura neget sibi nata.
Loving power as he did from instinct as
well as habit, it was natural that he should
seek to destroy the power of all the co-or
dinate branches of the Government, all
those checks and balances provided by our
wise forefathers-exactly in proportion as
he did so,he strengthened the power of the
Executive. He struck no blow more fa
tal than by a constant appeal to the peo
ple as his constituents against the oth er
constituted authorites ofthe country. Make
the Executive the direct representative of
the people, and by whatever name you
call it, your Giovernmeant is a despotism.
I declare, in all sincerity, that I regard
the presenit as an infinitely important epoch
ini the history of the country: involving, in
my deliberate judgment, the question whe
ther the president shtall nominate his suc
cessorl Trhe first step in the downward
progress of all the Republics which have
preceeded us, as to forms of Governmenit,
they are not so important;- I would rather
have a despo~tism with the Jteneral spirt
of liberty, thatn 'ree mnstitutions without that
spirit. Tate form of~ the Roiman Repub
lie remained long after there was- no ves
tige of Rtoman liberty' left, nor was that
libery crushed by the all acconmjksihed
J ulitus, although he inflicted a deep wound
upon is; yet its destruction was not consum
mated by that high atid generous spirit.
It was the wild and ar-tful Ahigustus who
finished the work which had been com
mened and by the most fatal process; the
slow decay of insiduous and gradual cor
ruptiotn. I have 9nly to say, in conclusion
that from a careful and itmpartial review
of the past, I can place no cotnfidence. in
the pledges, however solemnly made~ bj
the party ini power. I know of qo single
principle which they have redeemed..
If, contrary to all my expectations,
they shall honestly carry out the pin
ciples which they .profess, they- shall
have my votes for their measures, not for
themselves. It may be, too, sir, that a
state of thiiiga may occur, wimen 1 shall not
support those whooppose them. If it does
Sshall take a choice of evils. I shall en
dorse for neither. and 'expect my position
still to be in the oppositon, supportitng the
measures of the Ad mi nistrationt when right
as I have heretofore (lone but not, in the
slightest degree,connect ing myself with that
Administration. 1 claim no sort of credit
for this, sir, wholly itndependenit as 1 am of
Execttive patronge and pd~er, having
no wish connected with public life but for
the sp)eedy termination of my own, and
,esisn;ga myslft nn 1 should. ifI could ex
change the service of such constituents, as
I have, for any office in the gift of any
All humble as I.am, thanks to the no
blest constituency that ever man had, I am
here as an independent power; I am no
man's man: i owe allegiance to no man; I
have a carte hlanche from my constituents
to do whatever I think for the public ood.
And I well know that as long as I am
faithful in the discharge of my duties; if I
do err-as err. I must-their kindness will
forgive me. And if, sir, I could so far for
get what is due to myself, as to debase my
self into a party or personal minion and
parasite, I have too much respect for them
to do it. No, sir. I feel the luxury of this
freedom too much, to barter it away. "I
would no! my unhoused free condition, put
into circumscription and confine, for the
seas' worth." There is but one authority
on earth to which I submit my public con -
duct. and to that I bow in willing and
grateful homage, the anthority of my con
stituents, an authority only felt in kind
ness and al'ection, as gentle, as soothing
and forgiving as a mother.
From te Charleston Mercury.
ON THE INTRODUCTION OF THE
Mesers. Editors.-Will the making of
Silk prove sulliciently profitable to insure
its general introduction, as a branch of ag
ricultural labor? This is indeed the basis
n)u which the success or failure of the Silk
Cult ure must and will depend. It will of
course avail nohiig to show, that we
possess a climate and soil every way pro
propitious for making Silk, and that there
will be a ready marker for it when made
lit cannot al;o beshown that it will prove
a profitable branch of industry.
We may start then with the general,
but well known fact,that.all countries that
have cultivated Silk to any extent. have
found it an extensively profitable business.
%% ould China and Italy-countries blessed
by nature with a soil and climate highly
,favorable to all the productions of all the
most valuable staples of anriculture, so
long have made Silk the most extensive
taple. had it not been found profitaLle?
1i Italy nd France, the profits on labor
and capital invested, are estimated from
30 to 100 per cent. It will be more easy
and more to the point, to ascertain what
are the profits of Silk growing-in tbe.U.
States, firom the comtnan Mulberry, and if
it can be shown that Silk can be made
profitably from the common M ulberry, the
introdie'tion of the Morus Auluicaulis or
Chita Mulherry, has produced a new era
in the culture of silk. In the Silk Manu
al, prepared by Richard Rush, Secretary
of the Treasury of the United States, in
obedience to a Rrsolution of Congress in
1828. there is a statement of the profiis
frn au acre planted with the White Mul
berry. The estimate is made by John
Fitch, of Mansfield, Connecticut, a town
where there has probably been more Silk
raised than any other in the Union. Mr.
Fitch states that an acre of full grown
tr-es of the common Mulherry, 1a rods
apart, will produce 40 lbs of Silk. He
estimates the labor na follows: For the
first three weeks, one woman, or children
whose services would he eqoal to such a
person. For the next 12 or 14 days, five
hands, or what would be equal to five if
done by children, for picking off the balls
and reeling the Silk. About the same a
mount of labor for thesame time for spin
ing the Silk labor to the amount of 834;
the 40 lbs. of Silk, at the lowest cash
price, would now bring 8320. Labor
and board he estimate-s at 880, spinning
34-that would leave $206 clear profits
on an acre. If the Silk should not be
spu. but only reeled, the labor wvoutld cost
80, and the silk in that stale brings 85
per lb. A t a Silk Meeting held at New
Brighton, Pennsylvania. on the 12th Feb
ruary, there was submitted by Dr. Cham
berlain, a statement from R. L. Baker, in
relation to the Silk business, at Economy,
Beaver contoty, Pennsylvania. 11r. Ba
ker it appears was the bu'stness represent
ative of the society at Economny. There
were exhibited at the meetina several spe
cimens of Silk manufactured from the
treesant Economy such as S-eving. Silk,
Handkerchiefs. Ladies Dresses, plain and
igured Satin Vestings, Silk Velvet, &e.
The sathples were afterwards placed in
the hands of Gideon B. Smith, of Balti
more. He states that they are "pro
noneed b~:~Ojudlges frst rate goods of
their kind, a'nd fas uperior in web and_
texture io 'o~susually imported." The
'estimate does not state the number of a
crew s enjikbhe trees were planted, and
from rbic - nejntity was made; there
were aho t00 rees, principally ofrthe
NVhite-Mtih rrv that number of the Chi
na Mulherry iould have required three
acres. The r-aw Silk made per. year from
the 15,000 trees was 150 lbs., this is stater'.
to prodnce 3031 yards of dress Silk,:ae 81
per yard, equal to 3031 dollars- The
whole expense of feeding the vormns,.reel
ing, spinning, weavitrg, dyeing, interest on.
investment, etc. $1479 50;' this leaves a
clear profit of $1552 50. This was the,
amount cleared in 1833,-certainly a'
splendid profit. As the Morus Multicaulis
is likely to come into general use for Sillk
Culture. it will be more to the purpose io
ascertain, if -possible, the prodit that may
be expected from making Silk from it. Its
reputation is now so firmly established by
long continued and rigid experiment, that
there is no ground-for doubting its supe
riority; it hass been ascertained from ex
perients, that atn acre plhnted in the cut
in.:. of Ibo C'uincne Mulberry, will fccd
the second year of their growth 600,000
Silk Worms. That it requires from 9 to
4000 worms to make a pound of Silk, say
4000, the produt e then would be 150 lbs.
Silk. This in its raw state will readily
sell for $750. The expense of making
the cocoons, reeling the silk, including in
terest on investment, is estimated not to
exceed $2 per pound; -this leaves a clear
profit of$450 per acre. At the Annual
Fair of the American Institute, Mr J.
Danforth addressed a communication to
the Comminee on Silk, stating an experi
ment which he made last Summer in feed
ing the worms. The experinent was
made in East Hartford, Connecticut. The
eigbth of an acre of land, the soil light and
sandy. of a quality called good corn land,
was measured off, and set with trees and
roots of the Morus Mullicaulis of one years
growth. The whole number was sevea
hundred and eighty, one third were twcr
feet high, one third were one foot stripped
oftheir limbs.and the remainder roots.
ir. Danforth fed from these successive
lots of trees during the Summer, in all ',.
000 worms. The first hatching was a
bout the first of July, and the last had fin
ished their labors by the 10th of Septem
ber, he made from them 9 bushels of.co
coons or 95 lbs. Theyyielded- at -the
rate of 72 ls per acre, worth at $5 per l.
$360. The expense of making it, he
says, is estimated not -to exceed. two dl:
lars per lb.; that leaves a uett profit of
$216 per acre, obtained from small trees
of the previous season's growth. Hesays,.
of this experiment it may be observod
that none of the persons who tookcare
of the trees, gathered the leaves or-fed tie
worms, had ever seen a tree or.Sill..
Worm before; the feeding was only for .
two mouths and ten days, and the crop'
was all produced.in four months, including
the time of planting the trees, and that
the product was ten hundred and ninety
skeins of Silk of forty %yards each.
Does the result of these experiments in,
dicate that the Silk Culture will proielsu
ciently profitable to establish it as a''Per
mauent business in the U. S. or not?
ExAMINATION m GamxAn, AT A FassiOA.
BLE SEMINARY FOR YoOUNG. LADIss---Pray
Alis, what part of speech is the Parsonof the
I suppose he is a conjunction. 3adam. 'a
conunction, Miss? What kind of a conjuo.
A copulative conjunction, Madam. *
Why a copulative conjunction?
Because he "connects like cases, and like
moods and tenses."
How does lie "connect like cases?"
Ile unites parties, both of whom are intorc;
which I take to be, that both are in the saft
Very well. How does he cone "like
The parties to be united are, I suppose,. boit
in a mood to, be married, and are thus in "like
But how does ie connect "like tenses?"
If both are desirous, at the time of the cere
mony, of being innnediately united, as 1, pre
sume, is always the case. then both, are, at
that time, in the present tense, and thus he
"connects like tenses.".
Does such a copulative conjunction connect
No, Madam, that is not according to the
rules of Cupid's grammar. His rule is, that
"copulative conjunctions connect unlike gen
ders. or rather contrary gonders; that is, m=
culine and feminine-never the neuter,"
Very nell indeed, Miss. your examination:
does you mouch credit; you may pass. You
are e'ntitled to the degree of Bachlorces of
Arts. Yon shall have a husband when you
Thank fou, Madam.-Boston Post.
EtFFFcTs or DRUNNNEIss.-To all
whom it may concern, these few of the
many vices, diseases and punishments at'
tendant on drunkenness, are respectfully.
The Vices-Are idleness/-peevishness,
quarrelling, rieglect of buainessteyig,fo.- --
gery, gambling thent, obscenity, riaud, fut
tred of justice, arson, murder and suicide'
The Diseases-Gout votmiting, bloated
ness, tremors, indigestion, inafamed eyes,
red nose and face, irritation of the nerves
sore and swyelled legs, pain in'the limbs,
burning in the hands and feet, idiotism,
madness, palsey, apppplexy. and death.
The Punaishamets-Debt, black eyes,
hunger, thirst, 'rage. house of correction 6
months, state' prison, gallows, and unless
repentance ensues, .misery in' a world to.
These are generally th d(i'ects of, tip
pling. Drunkard, beware lest all these.
evils befall you speedily. Some of them
no doubt you have. already expenicneed.
Let this then prove a caution to you, to
avoid it as you wod poiso. H.
ANInta F~oWx.-Thte inhabitatnts of
St. Luciat have dAscovered a-most singular
plant.: In a cavern of that isle, near the
set., is a large basin ' of water, which is
briekish~and its biortom composed of rocks;
fronm these proceed.beautifulaflowers of a
briglt'shining color,.Stnd nearly rhssebligZ.
our marigolds. .These seomtng flowers,
on the approach of a hand;: retire-like the
sundial, out of sight. 'On'examian i hei.
sulistance'elosely. there appears stthe
middle ofthe dish,4browvn filaseossesen'
bhing spiders'-lgs. These leges bave pim
cers to seize their prey, and upon seiztng
if, the yellow .petals immnediately close.
-The body of thr-animaliaabot the else
of a-vamen's bill.
ALttle KO irc.-I' requires' frot
ffleen-hundred ihiusd toiue millions of
dollars annuailly, to kep p the gove'rp.
tuent ef-thdity f (ew yo