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Tue? lay Horning, Janu?ry 7,1868.
"All U riot I>o?S.'>
We have been favorably struck by
the hopeful spirit of. Mr. David
Diokson, of Hancock. County^ Ga.,
who, in tho fall of 1866, when the
fail uro of crops generally was pal?
pablo, said that enough and to spare
could huyo beeu made that year,
with tho proper industry and econo?
my. Mri t>iokson ia one of those
men who utilize everything, and
thoughtftilly: apply science and the
lessons of a oioso observation to all
their planting operations. He puts
mind into his work, and is in a large
measuro independent of variations of
price and uncertainty of labor. He
Pur people aro wasteful, and they
are not sufficiently persevering. Just
now they seem paralyzed by th? half1
crop and half price of cotton. But
?ll is not lost. New fields of profit
lie open to the explorer, and invite
occupation. Oar soil and climate
are favorable to the production of a
large variety of crops. Corn, wheat,
rye, oats, root crops, pea-nuts or
-pindars, cotton, rice, Ac, fruit and
the small berries. Our woods abound
in merchantable products. The
sumac, tot instance, grows luxuriant
ly without cultivation. It ia worth
in Kew York $120 a ton, and with ;
proper care in gathering, packing !
and shipping, will bring the same j
price as the Sicily, viz: $240 a ton. '<
The hop and tho cranberry are the i
. most profitable crops grown. The i
former will, no^donbt, do well on our !
rich low grounds, and the latter, ?
which flourishes wonderfully well in j
the bogs of New Jersey, will, it is <
thought, succeed well in similar si- [
tuations hero. In New? Jersey, bogs :
worth only about $5 an acre, have i
been raised in value, by being set in I
cranberries, to $1,000 an acre and |
more. Will some one who has the -
knowledge, inform us more folly of :
the improved method of cultivating .
the pea-nut, adopted in the neighbor? 1
hood of Wilmington, North Caro- 1
lina? It affords a valuable oil, is
easily worked as compared with cot?
ton, and a great improvement has
been made in the process of gather?
ing the nuts. We are informed, that
as much as from $20,000 to $30,000
have bern realized clear, by indivi?
dual planters, from this crop, in the
region of tho Cape Fear, for tho year
The object of this article would
not bo fully accomplished, unless it [
called attention to the abundant
water power which flows past us on
all hides, uuimprovod and neglected.
Aa the shoe-maker thought that there
waa "nothing like leather," so we
think "water is the best" of earthly
blessings. We have but to employ
certaiu eusy adaptations, to derive
from it incalculable beueflts. Who
that has tho power of thought and
calculation, can fail to perceive that
our policy now is to manufacture
thread, cloth, paper, ?c., from the
abundant raw material which we pro?
duce? Cotton thread can be manu?
factured here and sold in the great
Northern markets, at a high profit,
from four to six cents cheaper than
it can possibly be spun North.
Northern manufacturers will admit
this themselves. Is this not a field
worth occupying? We call upon our
enterprising men, of every class and
calling, to wake up aud aid in diver?
sifying tho pursuits of our people,
and opening to them new channels
of profitable employment. Fortu?
nato will wo be, indeed, if wo only
rightly appreciate tho blessings a
bountiful Providence has offered to
our acceptance. Wo may have sus?
tained a temporary political failure
by tho war for independence; but, if
wo be trao to ourselves, we shall ulti?
mately be the gainers, economically
considered. As apropos to the sub?
ject of manufactures, wo insert the
following interesting extract from an
article in Deliuw's Review, for Feb?
"The South hos every natural cle?
ment for successful manufacturing
which the North possesses, and she
has many that the North has not.
Sho has inexhaustible water power,
timber, coal, ores of iron, copper,
lead, zinc, gold and silver, rock salt,
petroleum, salt springs and nitre.
Our winters aro short, and moro
days' work can bo dono in a year out
of doors here than in New England.
Wc have also tho requisite machinery
of transportation und distribution by
rail ana by" water. In tho leading
branch o? ?il manufactures, wedia^a
an udvantngo over the North thet in
time wilb (surely give ns pj?-eniinenco
in production, and enable us to rul?
the markets, '"\ IrVean ?pfit and'tpeave
cotton on thc ground tchere it is raiseiL
To illustrate tbis advantage, suppose
iunt sets o? Jo uk?" spinning ma?
chines-which are nearly automatic,
and require but little labor, nnd that
not of the class called 'skilled'-were
set up in Columbia, S. C., to make
yarn; cotton is grown all .around
that city, and could be hauled direct?
ly front the gin bouse to th* -factory;
and there turned into thread, and
then shipped North at the same
freight that ootton in the bale pays,
leaving behind the dirt and waste,
which amount to fifteen per cent, of
the crop, and saving fifteen per cent,
of the charges of transportation.
The expenses would bo only on the
pure article, and the saving of ma?
nure by the operation would not be
despised by any man who hos intelli?
gently studied agriculture or political
"But where shall the labor come
from? Just where it came from in
Rhodb Island, when the beginning to
spin ootton was made in that State.
We have this labor, both white and
black. It wonld increase from year
to year, under the influence of wages
and the persuasion of example, and
the growth of that social sentiment
which always honors and sustains
profitable employment. This labor
need not be as skilled as it was for?
merly, for machines such as Mr. Jenks
makes at Bridesburg, Pennsylvania,
are almost self-tending. Moreover,
the labor now employed in cotton
spinning and weaving, in New Eng?
land, is principally of a coarse kind,
[tis mostly Irish and Canadian; and
lt has to be renewed, too, constantly.
The steadiest operatives do not stay
In the mills, on au average, over six
vean. They then draw out of the
cavings banks their accumulated
?Sgcs, quit thu business, and go
?way, not to return to it. So that
she advantage supposed to be enjoy
?d by the Yankees, in regard to a
supply of labor, is more imaginary
lhan real. When Mr. Jenks made a
cn ach im so intelligent, that it notices
the breaking of the finest thread run?
ning through it, and stops till some?
body mends it, he brought old manu?
facturing Massachusetts pretty near?
ly to a level with South Carolina, iu
respect to a stock of skilled labor,
ana made the business of spinning
and weaving cotton cloth practicable
all over tho South. It is just so with
the manufacture of wool; cassimeres
and broad-cloth are woven on looms
that are substantially automatic.
"JFrom the carding of the wool to
the production of the finished web,
the work is principally done by iron
and steel, with a power derived from
a water-wheel or a steam eugine.
Machinery every year more and more
emancipates labor, and emancipates
capital from labor. The apprentice?
ship system is at au end, and thc
education of labor to produce thc
staple mechanical products is almost
at an cud. Snreiy it ought to be
unnecessary to argue nt length the
policy of the South to do her own
manufacturing, to save the profits ou
labor Bhe has heretofore paid away to
tb? North sud to Europe, to furnish
her population many ways of earn?
ing tlieir living, to largely add to her
papulati?u, to impart greater value
to nil tho products of her soil, and,
by consequence, to increase the mar?
ket value of her land; to give new
comforts and a better lifo to all her
sous and daughters. It should be
manifest that diversified industry is
tho present imperative need of thc
South. She cannot any longer "play it
alone" on cotton planting. That busi?
ness hos lost its prestige and its profit?
ableness, iu the loss of the control of
the labor that carriod it on. It will no
longer sustain tho number of people it
onco sustained. Tho capital invested
in the business, too, is mostly lost.
Cheap farm labor can no longer be
had in the South. Wages will ap?
proximate moro and more to the
standard of those paid in Illinois and
Iowa; and the profits of planting
seem destined to steadily fall to the
level of the profits of 'farming in
both of thoso States.
" We hare got togo to manufacturing
to save oio'selccs. We have got to go
to it to obtain un increase of popula?
tion. Workmen go to furnaces, mines
and factories-they go where labor is
bought. Every now furnace or fac?
tory is tho nucleus of a town, to
which every needed service is sure to
come from tho neighborhood or from
abroad. Factories and works estab?
lished, establish other factories and
works. Population, we repeat, is ono
of tho sorest needs of 'be South;
immigration only can cupply this.
We eau surely obtain that by provid?
ing our labor with diversified employ?
"Capital, to tho extent that the
South ahull have occasion to borrow,
will, Ivy a law of economy that never
falls, flow hero to ereot, equip and
start every manufacturing establish?
ment, os fast as it can profitably be
Count OF APPEALS.-We under?
stand that Chief Justice Dunkin and
his associates have ordered a specir.l
term of the Court ol. Appeals, to bo
held in Charleston, commencing on
Thursday next, the 9th instant.
NEMESIS.-The New York Herald
thinks th? people will upset Congress
in tho intamn of this yea*/ Bot it
f ears Congress will upset the people
before "the fall. When both ere
pretty well knocked down, the South
may expect sympathy. -Last year,
when prosperous, our Northern
brethrts trampled up?n us; this
! year, when out of pocket, they aro
very affectionate. The AngUBta Con?
stitutionalist thinks a total loss of the
cotton crop of 18G3, would wonder?
fully expedite restoration on a white
The new year, upon which we have
just entered, bids fair to become of
moro than ordinary importance in
the history of tho East Asiatic coun?
tries. Tn .TapAn. tho v#hn]A form of
government is to be altered. The
peculiar position of tho Tycoon, it
seems, will be abolished, and the Mi?
kado will henceforth leave his eremitic
isolation, aud personally take notice,
not only of ecclesiastical, but of
mundane affairs. A Council of Dai
mois will assist him in tho adminis?
tration of tho country. Two new
ports were to be opened on the first
of January, two others ou tho first
of April; amoug these four arc the
two most important cities of the Em?
pire-Yedo and Osaca. In China,
the time has arrived wheu the cele?
brated treaty of 1858, from which
dates the iutercommuniou between
the Christian nations and thc Chiuese
Government, will have to be revised.
It is a remarkable sign, that the
Chinese Government should desire
the United States, as its commission?
er, iu conducting tho importaut ne?
gotiations relative io this revision.
THE RADICALS AND THE SOOTHERS
STATES.-The Washington corres?
pondent of the Worcester (Mass.)
Spy, admitting in the fullest extent
the destitution, suffering and chaotic
condition of tho Southern States,
complains bitterly of the apathy of
the Republicans on tho subject.
Pressing as are tho political necessi?
ties of the party iu the South, the
Spy says it seems almost impossible
to raise money enough to oarry on
the campaign, and it adds:
The Republican party, to insure
success, to compel aud maintain
peace, must have tho ten unrepre?
sented States reconstructed and
brought back in time to vote for
their candidate next November.
Failing in this, the country may as
well squarely look at the issue which
then sternly arises in its path-that
of meeting an interneciue struggle
consequent upon the refusal to count
the voto of the Southern Democracy,
which will be surely cast for the
party's nominee, whoever it may be.
Of course, the fortieth Congress will
count tho vote of no State which Li
On this the Now York Times (Rep.)
This programme is uot inviting.
The radicals are determined, it seems,
not to admit the ten Southern States,
unless they are so reconstructed as to
secure their votes for the radical can?
didate; and if they are not re-admit?
ted, Congress will not count their
electoral votes at all, as they will cer?
tainly be cast for tho Democratic
nominee. This struggle has become
exclusively one for party success, and
it is openly avowed that measures will
be resorted to for the sake of victory,
which may plunge the country afresh
into civil war. There 'certainly is
virtue and strength enough in" the
people to save the country from such
-? < ? i
THE TEN THOUSANDTH HELLISH
OUTBAOE.-A negro in Henry Coun?
ty, a few days since, went to the
house of a respectable family by tho
name of McKissick, seized a young
lady and carried her into the woods,
choking her into a state of uncon?
sciousness, and inflicting upon her a
suffering worse than death; and then
to complete tho horrible tragedy took
a pine knot and broke her skull, pud
left her for dead. To avoid suspi?
cion, he thou returned to his work iu
tho field, as though ignorant of what
had occured. Contrary to his expec?
tations, the poor girl recovered and
crawled bn^k to the house. Tho
negro was soon arrested and acknow?
ledged tho crime. Ho is, we learn,
now in jail awaiting his trial. But
how long will his fellow-leaguers per?
mit him to remain there? A log hut
un the yii?u:i?, a little stronger tbuu
a common gin house, which permit?
ted two general jail deliveries last
year, will not hold such a ficud very
long.-Clayton Times, 19/A.
An old gentleman from George?
town, attended Mr. Johnson's new
year's levee, and complimented him
by saying that he had shaken the
hand of every President, and felt
gratified to clasp that of the last
President. Query: Is Mr. Johnson
I to be the "last President?" That is
what the rebels said of Mr. Lincoln.
But, "Mr. Johnson smiled," says the
chronicler, and so, we suppose, he
either has no fear-, or "is willin."
Al .>* ., iJjiiJ_-?-.. i?v .
CASH-PAY UP.-From and after
January 1, 1868, the cash system will
be strictly enforced. Persons who 1
are sor indebted for subscriptions,
and who wish their papers continued,
will confer a favor by paying np at
once. Those who fail will have their
papers discontinued. Cash will also
be required for all advertisements.
Persons forwarding advertisements
from a distance,- must send a remit?
tance. Job work cash on delivery.
To nr. RAFFLED.-A handsomely
dressed doll . is to be rallied at Mc?
Kenzie's confectionery, as soon as
the chances are made up. Several
chances were taken in it, at the late
"Firpmpn'a "F>?ir( nnA those having thc
doll in c rge, aro desirous of dis?
posing of it as soon as possible.
FINE NORFOLK OYSTERS.-Mr.
Clendining has made arrangements to
regularly receive flue Norfolk oysters
in tho shell. "Wc are indebted to
him for u fine bait of them.
SALES OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE.
Yesterday being .sale-day, a humber
of valuable lots were disposed of by
the Commissioner in Equity, as fol?
A lot, (with cottage and improve?
ments,) fronting on Gervais or
Bridge street 40 feet, and running
back 208 feet, brought $625.
A lot. fronting 30 feet on Bridge
street, by 208 feet deep, 8425.
A building lot, fronting on Main
street 28 feet, and running back 208
Building lot, corner Sumter and
Washington streets, 101.11 bv 208.8,
Buiidiug iot, fronting on Wash?
ington street 101.11, ruuuiug back
Lot, fronting on Sumter street 104
feet nud running back 209.10, 8725.
Eight shares Columbia Bridge
stock, belonging to tho estato of V,
Beck, brought $5.50 per share.
A lot, coutaining a small brid
store, fronting on Main street 48, am
running back 417.4, 81,675.
Two lots-one fronting on Laure
street 113 feet, and running back 10"
feet; the other 100 feet on Laure
and 53.10 on Sumter, $700.
Buiidiug lot. fronting on Lanre
street 103.5, and ruuuiug back 203,10
Building lot, fronting on Blandina
street 114.9, aud running back 208.8
Building lot, fronting on Tayloi
street 104 feet, and running bael
210 9, $650.
Building lot, fronting on BInndinf
street 70 feet, and running bael
Lot, with one-story brick store
corner Main and Washington streets
63.6 by 151.8, 85,475.
A number of other lots were nd
vertised, but for various reasons wer
THE LADIES' ASSOCIATION FOR TH
RELIEF OF TUE SUFFERING AND DESTI
TL'TE OF THE SOUTH.-We publia!
with exceeding regret the followin
communication from a gentleman c
this city, relative to tho above entei
prise, siucerely hoping that in a fe1
days, we shall be able to furnish
complete refutation of thc statement
of the New York correspondent
That with tho lights before us, at th
time this "gift enterprise" was ii
augurated, we felt perfectly sntisfie
of its solvency and fairness, wc nee
not now assert. If there is any trie
in the matter, it is singular how sue
names as were embraced in the Ex?
cu ti ve Committee, allowed them t
remain-belonging, as they did, 1
the very first families of New Yori
TUE GIFT ASSOCIATION FOR TH
RELIEF OF THE SOUTH, ENDORSED I
GOV. ORR, GEN. SICKLES AND OTHER
Some of tho readers of the P liven
may be glad, if not gratified, to leai
thc fate of nu euterpriso that pr
miscd such splendid results to tl
investing. The following letter lu
recently been received by ono of ot
citizens, who had sent to a gentlemr
in New York, inquiring about tl
character of that anair. It appear
notwithstanding the names of nu
of reputation attached to it, to ha'
been an unmitigated humbug; ar
how it was that our Chief Magistra
believed iu it, and. gave it currenc.
it would be pleasant to be informel
NEW YORK, December 20.
MY DEAR-: The enterprise :
which your friend desired an inter?s
hos burst up. I would advise evei
ono not to be carried away by thei
advertisements in New York paper
Scarcely a week passes, withoi
bringing up to justice somo whol
sale swindler. New York is the hem
quarters of the devil, on earth. The
swindlers calculate closely how mu<
! of profit they can make before tin
are found out. The best way for on
siders, is to take no notico of sm
advertisements as promise a mirac
lons interest ou a small cxpeuditui
BASE BALL.-We have been re?
quested tc state that there will be ?
game of baso ball, between the first
and second nines, University Baso |
Bau Club, on the University Oreen,
I this (Tuesday) afternoon? commenO'
ing at half-post 2 o'clock. The
honorary members and publie are
invited to attend.
Owing to the heavy snow, sleet,
etc., mail communication was inter- j
rupted throughout the upper part of
this Stute, last week.
I. O. O. F.-At the regular meet?
ing of Cpngaree Lodge No. 29, held
last night, the following officers were
N. G., Wm. Stieglitz; V. G., John
Alexander: Secretnrv. J F Speck;
Treasurer, D. P. McDonald; Warden,
John A. Shiell; Conductor, R. P.
Mnvrant; lt. S. N. G., W. F. Purse;
L. a. N. G., Charles Hoffer; O. S. G.,
F. A. Fuller; lt. S. V. G., John Self.
OUTRAGE ON THE SOUTH CAROLINA
RAILROAD.-Saturday night lost, as
the down Columbia express train on
the South Carolina Railroad passed
about a quarter of a milo beyond
Lewisville, the rear passenger car
was fired into by a party, who must
have concealed themselves on the
side of the track, and stepped on it
just us their hiding-place was cleared
by the cars. The noise made by the
train, prevented tho occupants of the
car, six in number, from discriminat?
ing as to the number of guns fired,
bat the shots which were embedded
in the door and ceiling, indicated
that moro than one gun was used.
Major Holton, one of tho Freedmen's
Bureau, who made a very narrow es?
cape, ono of thc balls passing within
a few inches of his head, was very
much incensed, and we presume will
make au effort to bring the offenders
to justice, as, if we mistake not, the
scene of the outrage is within the
limits of his jurisdiction. What ani?
mated the scoundrels in making this
dastardly but unsuccessful attempt
to commit murder, is altogether a
matter of conjecture. A brick-bat
was thrown into the passenger train,
about tho same spot, some time ago.
MAIL ARRANGEMENTS.-The post
office open during the week from 8>?
a. m. to G p. m. On Sundays, from
1)? to 2)4 p. m.
The Charleston and Western mails
are open for delivery at 2 p. m., and
close at 9 a. m.
Northern-Open for delivery at
IO1.s' a. m., closes at 1 p. m.
Greenville-Open for delivery at 3
p. m , closes at 8 p. m.
LIFE TN THE OLD LAND YET.-To
show what can be done with the or?
dinary sand-hill land near Columbia,
we publish the following reply from
on enterprising Southern planter to
tho inquiiy of a friend as to how he
had succeeded during tho past year
with his crop. If such satisfactory
returns can be obtained from what is
generally terrael "poor land," what
can be done on tho rich laud, with
which thc District abounds:
NEA? COLUMUIA, January 3. 18G8.
MY DEAU Sm: According to pro?
mise, I will give you tho outlines of
my crop last year, 1SG7. I hired
three freedmen from $3 to 87 per
month. I planted about 100 acres
ground. I harvested 500 bushels
of corn, G.000 pounds of fodder,
about 50 bushels peas, one acre in
sweet potatoes, one-fourth an acre of
round or Irish potatoes, 15 bales of
cotton weighing from 475 to 500
pounds each, and sold in tho market
about $40 worth of vegetables. I
used no fertilizing at all. I carried
tho foremost row and my hands fol?
lowed me, and had I got A respect?
able price for my produce, I should
have succeeded better; as it was, I
don't .think there was over $500
cleared off of tho farm. Tho placo I
plant is light upland, and by drought
and too muoh rain at other times, I
eau safely say I lost one-fourth of
what I should havo made.
Medical authorities havo announced
that not less than one-fifth of tho
entire population of the United
States are afflicted with neuralgia in
some form. Surely the man who can
safely removo such a vast aggregate
of pain is a groat pnblio benefactor.
Such is Dr. Turner, of Boston, in
Massachusetts. His "Universal Neu?
ralgia Pill" is pronounced to bo an
entirely harmless and perfeotly cer?
tain remedy for this most torturing
of all known diseas63. See advertise?
ment in another column.
PERSONAL.-Hon. Jefferson Davis
and lady, Generals Buohanan, Wado
Hampton, Forrest and Chalmers,
were at the St. Charles Hotel, New
. Oilcan?, on Now Year's clay.
A number of the negroes connect?
ed with the Fort Motto affair, arrived
in thia city, on Saturday ovening
last, undercharge of a guard. Sup?
posing that the entire force had re?
turned to Columbia, the parties en?
gaged in the disturbance made
threat-?, and wero riotously disposed,
when the officer in charge of the
military squad arrested tho riug
leaders and sent them up.
S KW AnvEi-.TisESCEXT.*.-- Attention > call?
ed i" ti??? following n-1 vert?-rir:?nt". \>ub
"?rl.ed tbb* morning for tir*: "me:
Turn?r & Co.-Universal Nein algia Pills.
Annual Meeting Palmetto Tiro (Jo.
Keg. Meeting True brotherhood Lodge.
Whiting held au inquest, at No. 22
Morris street, yesterday ^afternoon,
upon the body of George a. roomer,
a colored youth, between sixteen and
seventeen years old, son of Robert
Toomer, au old resident and highly
respectable colored mau of the class
of free colored persons before the
From the evidence, it appears that
the deceased, with twq companions,
went out shooting Saturday morning,
and on their return, about 12 o'clock,
discovered some birds in Potter's
Field. In passing through this field
after the birds, Toomer's gun caught
in the bushes and suddenly went off.
discharging and lodging the contenta
in the left side of the deceased, set?
ting his clothes on fire and burning
them off his body. The unfortunate
youth died almost instantly.
I Charleston Courier.
The Globe publishes a list of Rep?
resentatives, with their post office
address, occupation and residence.
Tho following occupations are repre?
sented to the members set down:
Lawyers, 118; manufacturers, ll;
merchants, 10; editors, 5-Baldwin,
Blaine, Brooks, Geiz, Glo^sbreuner;
printers, 2-Ela and Van Horn; coal
operator, 1; general business, 3;
bankers, 4; lumbermen, 2; physi?
cian, 1; railroad manager, 1; horti?
culturist, 1; real estate agent, 1;
hotel-keeper, 1; clergyman, 1-Pile;
civil engineer, 1.
PRESTON, THE BOSTON INSURANCE
DEFAULTER.-On Saturday, Mr. Ben?
jamin P. Eldridge, of the Boston
?olice, arrived at the Charleston
[otel, with a requisition from the
Governor of Massachusetts on the
Governor of this State, lov trans?
fer of Robert Preston, tho insurance
defaulter. Preston was taken in cus?
tody by Mr. Eldridge, and lodged in
jail until he is ready to start North?
A lady in Mount Vernon, Ohio,
having given birth to five children
at a single birth-three boys and two
girls-all of whom are doing well;
and it having been ascertained that
the family aro all Democratic, and
intend removing to Sullivan county,
a forty acre tract of land was imme?
diately donated for their benefit by
some of thc citizens.
Governor "Worth has created, by
letters patent, certain colored men
of Wilmington, N. C., a body corpo?
rate, under the name of the "Wil?
mington Colored Educational Insti?
tute," for tho purpose of establishing
schools for the education of the co?
lored children residing in the city of
Wilmington, without discrimination .
as to denomination.
FATAL AFFRAY.--Mr. George W.
Gelzer, a native of this State, bot tor
many years past a resident of Jeffer?
son'County, Fla., was shot and in?
stantly killed in Monticello, on
Christmas day, by a young man
named Richard Hightower. The
parties had quarreled the previous
Thomas Walsh, a boy of nineteen,
was hanged at Newark, N. J., on the
2d, for the murder of Patrick Tormay,
on the night of the Fourth of July
last, lie met his death boldly, hav?
ing taken a cool view of the gallows
the day before, while he smoked a
A new volcano about twenty-four
miles East from Leon, Nicaragua,
has been in grand eruption, throwing
ont fire and cinders from two craters,
and lately has sent out heavy shower.?
of fine black saud, which reached
Leon, covering the streets of that
place to tho dotph of half an inch.
Touching the late railway dis?
asters, a correspondent asks: "Why
not have two flau gos on tho car-wheel,
instead of one, as they aro at present
constructed? Any obstruction that
unseats tho wheels of one sido, could
not then easily unseat those of tho
ECLIPSE OF THE MOON.-Louis
Napoleon's Government has recently
disgraced itself by proceeding against
nineteen opposition papers. JAI Lune
(the Moon) was suppressed, but has
re-appeared as the helipse.
A lad employed in the office of tho
Fernandina (Flo.) Courier, caught
last week, in about three hours, over
200 trout, with a simplo hook and
line, some of which weighod seven
and eight pounds.
During the lost ten days of the old
year thero were 580 deaths in New
York and 210 in Brooklyn. There
were during the year 23,710 deaths
in New York and 8,325 in Brooklyn.
Blond?n broke his arm by a fall
from his rope at Cologne.