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Anderson willnppoar In flhakspeare's tragedy or
COBIOLANUS;
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r.im Mrcl CorioUmu Mr. Andy rnon.
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Uloria Jnlla
After which SlgDorita Jteria, only eight n am old,
will appear in the grand National Dance of .Spain,
.Jade tie Xerea.
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NEWS AND GOSSIP.
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BE;
. ,JSS"Tn, atoaia sloop-of-War ' Brookhm,
lately attaoned to the ironie Squadron, is
now at anchor at tho Brooklyn Navy-yard,
whither she has been ordered for repairs.
8no wil i be immediately overhauled, as the
dry-dock ia ready for her reception. After
the repairs ara completed she will be again
reeAy for sea. It ia expected that she will
oo'jvoy Mr. McLnne, the United States Min
ister to Mexico, back to Vera C'run. llor
last, cruise was in ino Uuit or Jloxico. Ou
her way homo she foil in with tho brig U'a
bmh, wrecked in tho gale of the 16th insta,nt,
rescued her passengers from probable starva
tion, and towed the vessel safely into Key
West. '
Jr. Bewley, wishing to kill a mangy
cur, aDd having read in Magendio's "Report
on Strychnia" that the sixteenth of a grain
will hill the largest dog, determined to make
sure, of this very little animal by giving it
ab,out half a grain. But either Magendie's
Statement waa incorrect, or the drug; wag adul-
leraien, tor bt. vne end ot ten minutes the dog,
though suffering frightfully, was not dead. Dr.
Bewley resolved to put him out of his misery
at once, and aocordingly inixod half a drachm
of prussio acid with a little milk, and pat it
under the dog's aaout. He lapped the milk
with avidity, ind in less than a minute vom
ited, got 'jpon his loirs, ran nwav and nnr.
ered. -Literary (layette, ,
A aultoe has recently taken placo at
Koonghur, near llans, in India. The villa gors
resisted tho widow'a desire to burn, but her
curse availed to turn them, and they eventually
made the pile, and the poor oroatuto perished.
Those most actively engaged have been im
prisoned for ten years, nineteen others for' five
years, and another for two years, and a tine of
600 ruptes has been laid on the village. The
thaac.dar and the police have been dismiasod,
by order of the Lieutenant-dovernor. for not
having found out and prevonted the crime.
lvooogbur is not likely to indulge in another
suttee in a hurry.
jgS-Tlio election in Kansas for tho adop
tion of the Wyandot Constitution takes place
on Tuesday, October 4. Each elector may
vole a written or printed ballot, labeled "Kor
the Constitution" or "Against tho Constitu
tion," and one labeled "For a HomcsLend"
or "Against a Ilomostoad." The Board of
Canvassers under tho Constitution arc Sam.
MuclaryJ Clovumor ,.f the Tnrriinry, J. M,
WinchoJl, President, and John A. Martin,
Secretary, of tho Constitutional Convention.
jK'Iho now suspension bridge now in
course of erection over tho Ohio, at Wheeling,
will hsvo a span of over one thuusitnd loot.
It will bo composed of four now cables, two
on each aide, each cable boing 7 inchtos in
diameter and containing l,sS0 strands of
wire, niakinp: a sinjrlc strand of 9.273,604) feet,
or 1,745 miles in length. Tho estimated cost
of I'miBhiug and completing tho wholo struc
ture is ;w,uuu.
s5We learn that the store and warehouse
of Mr. Parker, at Klizabothtown, on tho lino
of tho Madison and Indianapolis Railroad,
was destroyed by firo on iriduy mirht last,
Tho building was largo, three stonea high,
and one story was used by tho Odd-Fellows
as a placo of meeting. There was a consid
erable quantity of grain, Ac, in the building
at the time, tho greater part of which was
lost. The total loss we nave not ascertained;
it is, however, said to have boon sovorp.
Maditon (net.) twiner.
Slff" About fifteen hundred persons asseui'
bled at the Cooper Institute, New York, to
welcome the delegation from Ireland who have
come here to raise money to aid in the) great
Irish revival. Rev. Dr. De Witt presided, and
remarks were made by Rev. Dr. Edgar and
Rev. Messrs, Dill and Wilson, the delegates;
Rev. Dr. De Witt, Kev. Dr. Murray, Kev. Vt,
Adams, Rev. Mr. Pratt, Rev. Mr. Cookman
and Rev. Mr. Stewart. The latter gentleman
lodged himself that the delegates should have
ifty thousand dollars before their departure on
their return Home.
;SS9The Scientific American says the Erics-
sou engine, which Mr. Lowe proposes to use
in his Hugo airsnip, lor the purpose ol work
ing some sort ot macninery to elevate or de
press the balloon without letting out tho gas
will accomplish that object as soon as it is
able to lift itself by its own power, as a man
nngnt lilt nimseit over a tenca Dy tne straps
of nis'boots, and no sooner.
3T The Virginia planters state that the
tobacco orop now standing has beoht almost
entirely exempt from the ravages of the horn
worm, and unless an early frost shall hasten
the cuttings, an average yield of the fine
grades will be produced.
asJTMr. S. Clifford has left with us a snm-
Jile of mushrooms raised on his own premises,
roni spawn of his own planting. This
ppawn was brought from Ireland, and the
experiment is probably the first made in this
section ot tne country. Atiuaimia sentinel.
9Durine a funeral inRoxbury, Afass.. on
Saturday, a fight occurred between the friends
of tne widow ana tne trienas oi tno aaa man,
in which the coffin was knooked on the floor
and broken, and the interference of tho police
was required to enable the oorpse to bo got into
the grave it all.
pffln consequence of tho groat scarcity
of brandy for wino purposos in Portugal,
a considerable quantity of British brandy has
been shippad to that country.
trThe Shah of Persia has scut to Franco
forty young men, belonging to the first fami
lies of tho country, to study the institutions
of France and acquire instruction iii different
branches of useful knowledge.
pir A tailor recently killed a man in a
dance-house in Boston. Tho intelligent jury
found that the deceased oame to his death from
a fellow de see.
' pSK statistical publication just issuod
states that tho cost ot keeping up permanent
armies on the continent amounts to eighty
millions sterling.
f9Every man thinks that Ca-sar'swife
ought to be above suspicion, bat he is far leas
particular as to what Ctvsar ought to be. '
,Hon. John Cochrane, of Hew York, la
just married. Jle has long been known a tne
bachelor Congressman.
Swapping Wives.
The Deardstown Dttumral, of Tuesday, tells
the following strange story t i
There lived in Beardstown.Casa County, III.,
ramiiy tne parents and three chil-
a-tho husband being a carpenter by trade,
not very persevering, but still made a oom-
fortable living. That family appeared to he
!"PPy ui t0 llve YM7 agreeably. Some time
in the fall of 1857. they were Waited by a rela-
fipAT.nm T.J fTI l-i!
tire from Richmond, Jnd. The relative wai no
less than a lister of the wife) of the family
11 J - 1 a . , .
imuea to gy, gooa tookiDg, ana vary win
ning In hsr ways. She) ipent her time quite
agreeably, but wag notied by lome to pay par
ticular attention to the husband. Still, the
faintly circle waa not disturbed. She returned
to her hone in Indians, after a few weeks'
eocial visiting. '
On the 5th of April following, 1S58, the hus
band concluded that Saardstwon had a poor
show for Improvement, and that he would seek
work eljowhere. Accordingly he made his
srCdgtmentfi to leave, and was rather more
libera' m Vne way of providing for his family
tbiti nsual before taking his leave.
woe ks passed, ana that tamity neara no
tidings of the carpenter in searoh of work. The
first intimation received was that he had re
paired to Riohinond, Indiana, where hla sister-in-law
lived, and informed her husband that
he was on his way to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania,
to visit his mother-in-law. The wife concluded
that it would be a favorable time for her also
to visit her mother, and that she wonld go
with her brother-in-law. It would be such a
favorable timo, the husband consented, and the
parties prepared for their intended trip; but
instead of visiting Pittsburg they left for parts
unknown. These facts becoming fully known,
the wife despaired of evor seeing her husband,
brought suit for a divorce, and at the last Haroh
term of the Circuit Court of this county, was
divorced from her husband, Leroy Taylor. She
has lived in Beardstown nntil list Monday, in
dustrious and respectable, when she, with her
lamily, started lor Indianapolis, Indiana,
where her brother-in-law, Mr. William B. Rig'
gins, resides, who was so unfortunate as to lose
his wife, he bavin,' also obtained a divorce;
and Btrange to say, io-day Mr. Rigging is to be
married to Mrs. Taylor, inis soems to be
fair exchange. Taylor runs off with Iliggins'
wile, and now iliggins marries xayior s wite,
Hiirrins avnears to have the best of the bar
gainthe dost woman, and the three children
to boot. Ratbor strange occurrence, tins.
A Sunny-side View of Mormonism.
A Salt lako City correspondent of the Ro
chester Democrat writes:
I am domicilod with President H. C. Kim
ball; I have dined with six or soven of hts
wivos, and children Without number. He
tells me lie lias thirty-seven sons, and 1 for-,
get the number of daughters, and a happier
family I never saw in my life. All speak
pleasantly and kindly to each other, and all
appear happy, and bolter order 1 never saw
prevail in any tan my. lie nas a scnooi expressly
for his youugchildren, ami I have no
doubt is ablo to provide amply for all of
thorn; and his people appear to have the
most unbounded couimonco in mm ana res
ident Young. I think Brighatn Young's es
tablishment is on a largor scale than 11. C.
Kimball's. 1 can not tell which has the
most wives. Kach has a school for his own
children; each provides well for his own
household. I believe the whole Mormon
raco as happy, contented and prnsperoiiK
people as 1 over saw. l nave seen tno nun,
tho lamb and tho leopard lio down togother,
and a uuio cniut hi
I have soen at least six as happy wives as
ever saw, all belonging to one man, in one
household, and upholding the doctrine of po
lygamy ; all speaking kindly and affectionately
to eaoh other, calling each other Sister Vilate,
Sister Sarah, Sistor Adelo, &o., and better or
der, tidiness and kindness I never saw in any
household. II. C. K. just called me from the
table to go about twenty rods to see two of bis
wives and ohtldren in one little house chil
dren not three weeks' difference in their ages
bannv. neat and contented. Both reoeived
him affectionately.
In their religion they appear as devoted and
sincere as any soot I have ever met with, except
they do not pray for any of tho good blessings
on tho President of the United States, or their
persecutors, but to confound them ; they do not
pray for good blessings to their enemies. Kim
ball and Young have greatly improved in their
Worldly aitairs, but 1 do not see mat to innates
them much, iney are tne same piain, simple
honest Deonle they ever were nowise oaten-
tatious. They may nse sophistry with others,
but none with me. I never was treated more
kindly Or hospitably. They do not love their
enemies or easily forgive them. I think they
are worth $500,000 each, some think more.
Patents to Ohio Inventors.
Tho following is the list of patents issued
to Ohio inventors, from the United States
Fatent-oliice, for the week ending September
20, 1850, each bearing that date:
Thomas S. Pago, of Milan, Ohio For im
Movement in composition for tanning.
Collin G. Pollock, of Cincinnati, Ohio For
imnroved boring and mortising mocmne.
J. Li. Booth, of Cuvahoga Falls, Ohio For
improvement in gram separators.
r. J. Ankney ana uamei jacureevy,
Now .Lexington, umo-i'or improvement
gram separators.
George Lutz, of Logan, Ohio For irn
proved water indicator for steam boilers.
Augustus Miller, of Grafton, Ohio For im
proved method of making soap.
Riley Doty, of Cardington, Ohio For im
proved device for steadying logs in saw-mills.
John L. Drake, of Cincinnati, Ohio
improvement in lamps.
Collins W. Griffith, of Dayton, Ohio
improved gauge and box for casting journals
iu soft metal.
Riley Haskell, of Paineaville, Ohio
trolling bait for catching fish.
i:i, iri.i. ..r r'fntnn.i:
VUBIOU XXIIV, V. UliltlUUUIl, J 1X1J J
improved bung-hole borer and reamer.
Iledry W. Gray, of Cleveland, Ohio,
to himself and W. H. Alvord, of Ho
mer, Kew York For improvement in rail
road chairs.
Charlos Fontayne, of Cincinnati, Ohio
For photographic printing machine.
An Aurrican Rival to trr Grkat Eastrrn.
Sanden't Neict Letter, of Dublin, says
tho ship nearest in size to the Great Ecutern
arrived in England from America about
thirty years ago. It waa called the Baron
Henrew. 'She was six hundred feet long,
was composed of large logs of timber clamped
togother in the very roughest manner.
was predicted that she never would steor,
nover would cross the Atlantic; but she
and immediately upon her arrival was broken
up. Indeed she was nothing more than
timber, having been pitched togother
to avoid tho timber djity, which was then
heavy. She fulfilled her mission
in every way, but the govor&mont was down
upon tno new dodge, and prevented
repetition of the experiment. '
jjt-fl- The usual exercises at th naval
academy at Annapolis were resumed on Tues
day last. , The praetiot-ship Plymouth fl
to arrlv there on the 27th Inst.
jTMr. Arthur Mooney. of Greene County,
Penn., had his neck broken on the 12th inst
by being thrown from a horse.
How the States Got Named.
Maine was so called as early as IMS. from
Maine in France, of which Henrietta Maria,
Queen of England, was at that time propri
etor-
I iiev Hampshire) was the name given to the
territory, convevod by the Plymouth Com
pany to Captain John Mason, by patent,
November 7, 171!!), with roference to the pat
entee, who was Governor ot Portsmouth, in
Hampshire, England. :
Vorinon' was so called by the inhabitants
in their declaration of independence, Janu
ary 15, 17i8, from the French verd, green,
and moiinf, mountain. .
Massachusetts was named from a tribe of
Indians iu the neighborhood of Boston. The
tribe is thonght to derive its name from tho
blue hills of Milton. "I have learned," said
Roger Williams, "that Massachusetts was so
called from the Blue Hills."
Rhode Islaud was ao called m 1644, in refer
ence to the Island of Rhodes, in the Mediter
ranean. New York was so called In reference to the
Duke of York and Albany, to whom this terri
tory waa granted.
Pennsylvania was so oalled in 1631, after
William Penn.
Delaware was so oalled in 1702, from the
Deleware Bay, on which it lies, and which
received Its name from Lord La Warr, who died
in this bay.
Maryland was to called in honor of Henri
etta Maria, Queen of Charles I, in his patent
to Lord Baltimore, June 30, 1H32.
Virginia was so called in 1584, after Eliza
beth, the Virgin Queen of England.
Carolina was so called by the French in 1564,
in honor of King Oharlos IX, of France.
Georgia vas so called in 1602, in honor of
King Goorje II.
Alabama was ao called in 1B17, from its prin
cipal river:
Mississippi was ao oalled in 1800, from its
western biundary. Mississippi is said to do
note the v&olo river, that is, the river formed
by the union of many.
Louisiaia wag so called, in honor of Louis
XIV, of Irsnee.
Tennessee was so oalled in 1790, from its
principal river. The word Tennessee is said to
signify a surved spoon.
Kentucky was so called in 1. J2, from its
principal river.
Illinois was so called in 1809, from its prin
cipal river. The word signifies river of men.
Indiana was so cauea in ihiiu, lrom too
American Indians.
Ohio was so called in 1S02. from its southern
bonndary.
Missouri was ao caned in 1821, trom iu prin
cipal river.
Michigan was so caned in irv,irom the lake
on its borders.
Arkansas was so called in 1819, from its
principal river.
Florida was ao called by Juan Ponce De
Leon, in 1651, because it was discovered on
Easter-Sunday in Spanish, "Pwcue Florida."
Wars of the Savages.
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CAptain Brown, of the Morning Star, fur
nishes to the Honolulu Adotrtiur some ad'
ditional information as to the murdorous do
ings of the natives in the islands of tho Mar
quotas group. He says :
We anchored on the 4th of June, and found
the people of Fatnhiva, as usual, at war, that
is, butchering each other. I think the natives
of this island are the worst in the group. They
are groat warriors, when they can find their
victims asleop. About the time of our arrival
uii nairu .1 " mun ilennent upon
Hanavavi, three miles distant, just before day,
and although the assailants numbered eighty,
they ventured to attaok but a single houao.
Its inmatoB rushed out, only to be shot down.
Two mon and two women fell, and their sev
ered hoads were carried off in triumph.
child, two years old, was taken alive from the
arms of its murdered father, who was endeav
oring to escape with It. The mother made her
escape, and begged In vain for her child.
was taken to Oomoa, cruelly tortured, and
finally strangled, and given, as some of thorn
selves said, to the devil, to propitiate him and
gain his favor and assistance in battle.
chief strutted abont the beaoh, and claimed the
honor of having killed a woman, whose head
our people saw salted down in a tub. He came
on board and asked me for flints. I said, "No,
If I give you flints you will use them to shoot
women." He finally said he would shoot only
mon. I asked him if I oould visit the taba
ground, where they had placed the little dead
girl. IIo said they had a gott up there, moan
ing a god; that no one who ate with women
could be allowed to visit tho plaoe, which is
hoautiful cocoannt grove, upon a hill quite
near our anohorage, and from which the fruit
is never taken.
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A Vamtabms Tahlb. The following table
will be found very valuable to many of
readers:
A box 24 inches by IS inches square and
28 inches deep will contain a barrel, (five
bushels.)
A box 24 inches by 1 8 inches square and 1
inches deep will contain half a barrel.
A box 26 inches by 15-8 inches square and
8 inches deep will contain ono bushel.
A box 12 inches by 11-2 inches square and
8 inches deep will contain half a bushel,
j' A box 8 inches by 8-4 inches square and
inches deep will contain one peck.
A box 8 inches by 8 inches square and 4-2
inches deep will contain one gallon.
A box 7 inches by 8 inches square and 4-8
inches deep will contain a half gallon.
A box 4 inches by-4 inches square and 4-1
inches deep will contain one quart.
The Sornra oc thb Contest butwefh Si-ais
and thb Moors. Centa, the place of the recent
ngnt between tne (Spaniards and the Moors,
has been many times the scene of like combats
since it was held by Spain. It is a fortified
town of about fourteen thousand inhabitants,
including tne garrison, wnictt consists of about
five thousand men. The city is upon a penin
sula, or as it is usually oalled, an island,
the coast of Fez, which is one of the four prov
inces of Moroooo. It was the anoient Abyla,
one of the Pillars of Heroules. John I,
Portugal, first oaptured the post from
Africana, in 1415, and it fell into the hands
Spain when Portugal was conquered by Philip
II, in the year 1580. It is only seventeen
miles from Gibraltar, and resembles it in some
respects. Being the ohlef of the Spanish
stations on the African coast, it is the seat
a royal court, and the residence of a military
governor and other offioers. The Emperor
Morocoo, opposite whose dominions this post
situated, has just died, at the age of eighty
three, and it is rumored that aerioua complica
tions of affairs may arise in Africa. Should
this happen, it is not impossible that between
Moroooo, with its six millions of inhabitants,
and Spain, there may be something approach
ing a repetition of the old fights between
Saracens and the Christians.
$The Virginia papers advocate a gen
eral celebration of the battle of Yorktown,
the 191k of October next. - They propose
all the oitizon soldiery shall encamp upon
battle ground and celebrate . tho day in
proper styie.
T-Mrs. Helen M. Dresser, a pretty girl
sweet sixteen, ana an escaped mormon, ia
on Mormonlim In Connecticut.
jy9Kossuth and his family are at Thunin,
witzeriana.
0 Board thkCiBbat Easter. An excel
lent idea of this mammoth vessel may be formed
from the annexed extract of a letter, written
from on board to the New Yoik Timet just pre
vious to her trial trip :
After spending a couple of hours on the ship
on Monday night, the immense amount of
work required to get her into even river-
worthy shape indicated that the start would
be postponed till this morning, at -east. The
after part of the vessel was a perfect machine'
shop lights flitting above and below, donkey-
engines tugging at bales of stores in barges
alongside, dingy figures groping about the
vast expanse of deck, and the innumerable
sounds of voices and machinery, with the sharp
clink of hammers closing rivets np, while away
down In that deep gulf, the hold, fires glowed
and blacksmiths hammered, like Cyclops under
their crater. In the forward part of the ship.
out of sight, and hardly within hearing of the
stem, all was quiet. Descending through the
paddle engine-rooms, and groping about the
ponderous machinery, through dark labyrinths
of stairs and passage), and whole blocks of iron
caverns, twenty feet below the water, while
above were tiers of apartments as high as Fifth-
avenue houses, and as long as Madison-square,
i negan to realise tnewondertui extent and ca
pacity of the Omit eastern.
Tbemendous Cup op Thuhdm. A singular
thunder-storm ooourred in Norfolk on Wednes
day. The Da; Hook says :
Everybody was more or less shooked. about
lour o clock, by a sudden and tremendous oiap
of thunder, which was as sharp and quiok as
the report of an immense gun, that appeared to
have bursted immediately over tho city. There
was no reverberation, no sullen or distant mut
tarings of the storm-king, but this ene sharp,
distinot and terrible peal, which lasted only for
an Instant, and was followed by a dash of
lightning, which was as quickly gono as waa
tne peal wnion preceded it. This nasn ot tne
electric fluid seriously affected many persons.
A lady living on tho north side of the creek.
and not a groat distance from Mr. Barrett's
residence, was so severoly shooked tbat her
right side became instantly paralyzed,
Another lady living in the upper part of the
city had her nervous system so affooted that it
is feared she will not recover; while numoroui
instances of excessive fright have reached ns,
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The Schenectady AW has the following ool
legiato tithit.-
The Sophomoro at Union College, on Sunday
morning, brought a calf into chapel, and,
putting boots upon iu feet, placed it in the
Freshmen's seats. Considerable excitement
was occasioned in consequence; the Sophomores
insisting that the calf, by its mental attain
ments and accomplished manners, was entitled
to a aeat among his equals, and the Freshmen
oontending that neither the Sophomores, their
companions nor superiors had a right to infringe
upon their seats. A third party, no way inter
ested in either claw, interfered and prevailed
upon the calf to retiro until his proper rank
should be definitely ascertained.
tSTAt a meeting of the American Vege
tarian Society, in Philadelphia, on Wednesday,
some of the brethren submitted thoir experi
ence. Rev. Mr. Metcalfo, pastor of tho Bible
Christian Church, said he had been a practical
vegetarian for fifty; oars, and was now seventy
two years old. In his younger days he waa
printer, and pulled eight tokena a day on
Washington hand-presi with ease, without
ever touching meat, fish or fowl. lie now on-
Jujwd 9u4 holtb a. other rorRnna nf
age genorally do. A Mr. Rodolphe Poole,
an Englishman by birth, wearing a hunting-
ooat, drab pants, with a pair of fisherman's
heavy boots, whioh covered half his thighs,
and having a bronzed, florid comploxion, re
lated his experience as a vegetarian. He had
traveled over half the world, in climates where
the thermometer was up to one hundred and
thirty degrees, had mined in Australia up
his waist in water, during all of which time
had subsisted on a vegetable diet, andbclieved
it abundantly capablo of sustaining a man per
forming the hardost labor. The decease
Dr. Alcott, the President of the Society, dur
ing the year, was deeply regretted, aa he was
one of the pillars of the vegetarian cause
the United States.
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uasks. Oxygen and hydrogen oomposo
more than one-half the whale world, in
form of wator. These gases, united, foim
water. Water may be decomposed and
again becomes oxygen and hydrogen gasoa.
.Nitrogen forms seventy -eigut per cent,
atmoapherio air, acting simply as a dilutant,
or weakener ot Its strength. It is inhaled
exhaled from the lungs without the least
change; nevertheless, it is indispenslble to ani
mal or vegetable me neither can exist with
out it. . .
Carbon constitutes about one-half of
organio combustible parts of plants and vege
tables, ine remainder ot tne organio matter
is oxygen, hydrogen and nitrogen, which
solid in vegetation.
Ammonia is a gas mneh lighter than the
mosphere, and readily evaporates. It is
alkili in some respects, similar to potash, com
bining witn mmerarand organio aoids, and
a strong affinity for them. It is absorbed
water, but will not combine with it. It
formed by decaying aubstanoea, and uniting
with oarbonio aoid, forms carbonate of ammonia,
which contains the four organio elements of
animal and vegetable matter on the earth. ,
.'TS'The Rochester papers notice a most
gular case of insanity. The subject is an Irish
man, about thirty-five years of age. Re
an idea that he has two men in his head
body, who are constantly working at
purposes with him. He says they entered
head one night when he Blept in a hay-stack
stealing into the orifice of the ear in the
of bay seed. They indulge In levity, and do
great many things he docs not approve
among other things obliging him to do
work of three men, while they eat all the
given them, including his share. He expresses
a desire to engage in some avocation that
afford him a livelihood, but declares that it
of no use for him to try to support thia triune
existence, lie l s conlidont ol his own sanity
and thinks it atrange that any one ahould
or question tne correctness of his statement.
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The rail, or loro, as It' is called in Virginia
is now abundant in the marBhcs along
River, and hundreds if not thousands
killed within a few miles of F.Ikton on
high tido. A single gunner not un frequently
kius irom ono nuuurea to two nunarea on
single tido. The red-birds aro also herin
ning to come, and in a few days will be
in abundance. On the 1st of October
law permits the shooting of partridge, and
tney aro quite plentiful, the gunners
nave nne sport.
Diboipmnk Must be Maiktainkd. At
Portsmouth, N. H., Navy-yard, the other
the Commandant issued orders that all
cattle employed in tho yard should be fed
cut feed, which was accordingly carried
onect. But ono old ox who bad been
cated on long hay could not accommodate
himself to the new diet, at d it was reported
to the proper authority that tho animal
wouldn't cat cut feed. "Not cat it!"
olaimed the head toamster, filled with
horror, "by thunder! he mtut eat it. It's
Commodore's orders!"
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rates, for squaw of tea Unas or leas :
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ANDERSON AHANNAFOBDjArchMect,
Manchester Building, . . v .
8. W. corner Third nad Byeamore st
jl CINCINNATI, O'g.
Madiso n House,
j MAIN 8TRKKT,
BETWEEN FRONT AN BMOND, CIN0IHNATI.
F. P. CABlLLi Proprietor.
)vl4cm l ' i
Bobk Binding
fN ALL H3 BRANCHES, NO. BAST
I fourth-street, between slain and ttr earners, Cin
cinnati. - ' . . '
HTKe-binain In every style. Husic soou iw-
ly and durably bound.
O. OBUPfSl
rjyM-Jml
D. OE FOREST,
Book Binder and' Paper Rnler,
Third story Times Building, will do all work In hi
line with neatness and dispatch. Jt-I v
PUIXAN A WILLIAMSON,
(At the old stand of Fnllan, Hatfield A Brown.)
WHOLESALE GROCERS
Ho. 93 WEST SECOND BT.,
ciaonrNATt.
Joseph pullAS, formerly of Pnllas, Hatfield A Bro w a
WM.B.WlLUAIISI)j.. nrM-ACTW.
THOS. H WEASNEB.
BSiLBBIKALHIHDSOr .
BUILDING LTJMBEE, LATH,
I3HINGLXS, ITO., ETC.,
371 Phira Street! Cincinnati, Ohio.
1 ' ' - )jf-M'
P. 31. MOORE,
ab;oSitiiiot,
N. K. CORNER TH1K-D ae hack
ST.:
j 01NC1MHATI, OHIO.
Orders promptly attended to.
nl7.
B. KITTREDGE & CO.
134 JtAIN 8TBKKT, CINCINNATI, O.
KITREDGE St FOLSOM,
55 8t. Charlea street, New Orleans, La.,
Importers of Gun: Hpoiiius Appnrl
AND SKALXBS IS BON POWD1B.
LEENUEST VU ' ' ' JAHiitmt
Ii. BYL & CO..
CLEANERS OF SINK!? AND VATTLTK,
No. 90 Sixth-street, between Vine and llar, hi
tho Modii al College, Cincinnati, Ohio. Pymene wins
mavlavoro with their patronage, can rlr on punc
tuality and low prices. , . P'-r...
ENGRAVING,
14 WRHT IOl ttTH STREET.
COOR rLATKS, CABD CASK8, STATION KRY,
i etc., etc.i etc.
MEDICAL CARDS.
i
iff k niDiii.
DR. J. WILSON'S Office, 58 West Fourth
utreet, whore he may heronsnltud dailr ftratl
Female Complaints, Inflammation of t Cervix,
Prolapsns t'leres, all dinplaoera.nti f th. VoraT,
Hnlnal and Cerebral affections, and other organio dla-
easoaoommentofemal.il. The I'oetor
.....H .nil rwant ilWttT.I- In th. trUt
ig r- '
rience and recent dtstuT.rf In the treatment of fh
abote diseases, can not fail to giv. .iitir. MtlirVHoii
he Doctor is agent foraKuropMnlsBislamontlny
ill; prlcel aim two stsiupa.
ault-Am
E. S. NEWTON, SI. D.
Office, 90 West Seventh Street,
rrwiiK vim axd xacs.
80(1
O. E. NEWTON, M. 1J.
Omctf-No. 80 West Seventh street, between vst
and Rao.. Bksidsno-No. SS Krventh stress, re.
ween wamui una vine, nrrics nouu-in
M.t lto. 1 m.i IKiir. 0J.
DENTAL CARDS.
BOK8A1.li.
BONSALL
b. a. surra
SMITH,
; DENTISTS,
No. 118 West Six th-. t re et ,
' 1 CINCINNATI.
J. TAFT.
' (Successor to Kuowlton fc Taft.)
dentist;
No. 3ti West Fourth St., bet. WolnatoVYlae
CINCINNATI, OHIO.
HCp.l
, It. HAMLBM.
Drs. HA1ILEN
b. a. taiTW,
& SMITH,
D.NTITS,
I No. 3 West Fourth BU
' D3. S. WAKDLX,
33 jxr t i jy t
Offioe No. 1S8 West Fourth street.
1 CINCINNATI, OHIO
Hi S. WIN SLOW,
NO. J.U srOAUOBE STKEST, BHLOW FIFTH
jyai-cm OlHClSRATl.
j ..smmmesm
JEWELRY.
i II. P. EL IAS'
! , New Wholesale, : ,
WATCn&JEWfiLRYHOlliSB
16 West Fourth Street.
Where can. be had every article appertaining to th
Business tt a maeh less priee, for OAIH. the
has ever before been offered in this market.
GIVE US A CALL
And see for yourselves. am
WM. WHITAKER
JEWELER,
No. MH N. TJ. Cor. Fifth and Lodge streets, totwse
Walnnt and Vine. Cincinnati.
A good aeeortment of SILVKR and PLATKD W ABft. .
HPKCTACLS, etc., kept constantly on haait.
Special attention givsn to Cleaning and Repairing
Wutclieaand Jewelry. .- , nu 10
BEGGS 4i SMITH, No. West 4th Ht.
ARK NOW RECEIVING ADDITIONS TO
their large assortment cf Watehes, Jewelry,
oiiYurwMe .uuaiiamonas.
ALSO
A flte assortment of Plated Tm Bet aid Vntlerr
and Opera Qlasaes.
TO CONTRACTORS.
. . i.
Omeuor Cinsinh ati Gas Liout ai Cosnfie.,1
CisnNSATi, (September 19, 189. )"
SEALED PROPOSALS WILL. BE RE.
C-BIVKO at this office nntil thsSil day of Orinbtir
nnxt for the furnishing and laying of abont ene mil
lion and a quarter of bricks.
Proiionulswlll be received forth furnishiag and
laying, botb jointly and separately. '
rmiisann pcinraiions may tie seen oy applying
(u in. juuKiucr, i in in omoe, iron 7 nil A. n.
i, from
CLAK
SopfOtt
WM. L.
KB, Serrntarr.
J. T. DROW1VE & CO..
TffANUFACTURERS OF JEWBLRY,
JJJe. new wholesale establishment, ST West Third
street, between Walnut and Vine, (room Ko. 4, up
etalrs.) CinsnnAtt. factory at trav Idenoey IUvri'
Islasrt. New atylw reoeived wo.lny. eeplMtan
. ; A. C, STTJLB, , :'.,..'
ATLANTIC CABLE RESTAURANT AND
W1HE AND LAQKB BK1CK SALOON, N.
71 Wjtrn-rw, Oinslnnatl, Ohio.
tf Hy cv Is at all timet supplied with sh.io
fJunors and Cigars, ' i :r t septan
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