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ID M A
JUL.!' l iTL
Mi I II I w m mm
JUNE 25, 1853.
The following exquisite poem, is from the pen
of Mrs. Frances 1). Gage. It appeared in the Ohio
Cultivator of June 15th. Wo will pass no encomi
um upon the poem, but leave it to the sweut home
memories that csme hovering around the heart as
MUSIXGS AM) MEMORIES.
1 am lonely, I am wenry,
Would you know the reason why?
'Tis not that the day is dreary,
Not Ihnt clouds o'erhang the'sky.
No. The Ar ril sun is beaming
. Warm and genial as 'twere May,
Earth and air in beauty teeming
Woo my spirit to the gay.
This new home is very cheerful,
Husband, children all are here;
Yet my eye are sometime tearful,
Tearful for old memories dear.
I)y my window I am lilting,
Gazing out upon the street;
Thousands, to and fro are flitlinj,
No fi'iniliar glance I meet.
Ah ! I miss the birds and flower
Of the home I've left behind
Miss the hill top and the bower,
Mis the odor-wafting wind.
This is not the samo old carpet
Upon which we danced at uight,
These are not the time-worn curtains
Winch shut out the cummer light.
All is changed, e'en to the table,
Where i scribbled rhymes of old.
That was cherry, this is marble
Ah! 'tis marble, hard and cold.
- This soft seat of yielding cushion,
This is not my worn old chair
Where I rocked inybabas to slumber
With a mother's patient care.
But I will not sigh in sadness,
Will not If t my heart grow cold ,
Soon 'I will throb again with gladness,
Soon these new things will be old.
Kind and genial heart are hov'riug
O'er lifo's pathway every where,
They will come and render sacred ,
Carpet, curtain, tuble, chair.
Flowers of love will spring in beauty
To my funcy on the street,
If the dusty paths are trodden
Daily by familiar fe-.'t.
If I scatter seeds of kindness
Here and there, as best 1 may,
Hoses fragrant as the old ones
Soou will cheei' the lonely way.
Homo so loed old friends so treasured
Half my heart I'll give to you,
Half I'll keep in good condition,
Warm and lighted for the new.
I may drop a tear of sorrow
For the past the far away,
While I'm pilfering from to-niorrow,
Smiles and sunshines for to-day.
From the Ohio Cultivator.
THE LABORER'S HOLYDAYS.
This is a busy bustling world. From morn
ing to night, go where you will in town or
country, you are consluutly jostled by eager,
anxious-looking men, who brush past you
without seeming to recognize the fact of your
existence. I heir eyes seert stunning at some
object away in the distance, at which they
luive gazed so Jong nnd earnestly, that their
poor lui eheads ache and plead for respite.
nut nol too exacting taskmaster ot the soul,
brunishes his merciless scourge, and every fi
bre of the vital powers is kept in tension like
the strings of a new fiddle, upon which some
Musical tyro has commenced to murder the
inoffensive notes of the chromatic scale.
It is so everywhere. We have seen
men in the quarries and gravel pit?, wbo
toiled from Monday njorninsr to 8ulurdav
night, tuking just sufficient time to eat and
sleep, as the dray horses do, and who never
seem to indulge an aspiration above good
bacon and cheap whisky. Wo have seen ap
prentices, mule an d female, at various over
stocked trades, who are held equally punctu
al at tli-eir pobts, while the freshness of their
young life is withering away like grass tufts
in the summer drougth, in the chinks of these
dusty pavements. ; We have seen merchants'
and shop-keepers' clerks, receiving their ini
tiatory under the eye of what the world calls,
the , accomplished . and successful business
man, we have seen such at iheir vocation
in the city, all day oud every day, sharpening
themselves in the perfection of cool lying and
bland deception, in tho forlorn hope, Url
some day they would tlain the enviuble rep
utation of a "first-rate salesman. We have
seen farmers' boys, upon whom the sun only
rises to light their way to cheerless toil, who
are seldom or never inspirited by the nobler
impulses of humanity, but learn to look on
labor as an onerous duty and a primeval curse.
We have geen kitchen girls, (Ue "bounds of
whose habitation" were circumscribed by the
cistern-pump on one side, aud the dining-room
door on the other, whose narrow back-stairway
and low attic were fit representations of
the moral endowments of their employers.
We have seen employers, and self employers
too, husbands and wives, whoso whole life
seemed an unvarying round of work, work,
work. Who held themselves religiously bound
to render life as unattractive as possible, by
doing an eternal penance, which cuuld scarce
ly claim the redeeming quality of obedience.
We have looked thoughtfully . on this and
much more of the same character, and won
dered what would ever come of all our boast
ed inventions and improvements for the aid
of the Industrial world. If it is only to eat
and sleep and put on goodly apparel, we have
made no progressin the last three thousand
years. If the Soul is not to be invested with
the higher prerogative of its existence, all our
labor-saving inventions might n well be left
to flounder where the chariots of Pharoah
wore overwTielmed, when he essayed to fol
low the fugitive Hebrews. '
But we have a higher faith in the purpose
of life. Man must learn thnt in' the great
census which is to fix the comparative Value
of men, he is richest who has most developed
the divinity within himself, ho is wisest who
has deepest fathomed ' the Infinite' and his
eye most provident, 'who has best comprehen
ded the measure of Immortality.'" No wond
er, in view of what we see daily of the pres
ent policy of " labor, thnt the-conventional
right of society are) disregarded and legal re
strictions transgressed. The system of plun
der ia to palpable thiufc the dullest can see
through it, .No. wonder that the IlulyJSab
batb, instead of being used m a sacred jubi
lee, is degraded . to the baser purpose of
senbuality. Wo must not expect Ibo virtues
of Angels in thoso whom wo have appropria
ted as beasts ot burden.
While musing upon the moral bearings of
.t.' - el i .. D
una ijueauuu h lew uaya since, as wo were
enjoying a railroad ride, we drew from our
pocket the Home Journal, nnd stumbled upon
tho following sensible reflections, with which
we shall close these present remarks: Ed.
"Wo should like to understand, whv. in
these days, when steam dots most of the har
dest work, we should have to toil as many
hours every day as our forefathers did, whose
acquaintance with steam wag derived chiefly
from a slumberous observation of the tea
kettle. For a century, ingenious men have
been contriving labor tavinq machines ; but
whoso labor has been saved thcroby ? It used
to take tho farmer half the winter to thresh
out his grain: he docs it now in one day; but
he is as busy as ever. What is tho use of
having the patent oflioe packed with models.
and of having labor-saving machines in every
snop, ana House, ana barn, ana Blied, it, alter
all, most of us are obliged to work as hard
and as long as people did in the good old stu
pid days before the revolution ? None, that
we can sco. But it seems the good timo is
coming at last On a largo number of whole
saie stores, uown town, tnny now be seen a
notice to the following effect : "This store
! L1, W ... ...
win do cio3ea ncreattcr at tnrce o clock on
Saturdays." Three hours are thus clipped
from the end of the week precious hours to
thoso who know how to uso thew. But why
at tne end ot tiie week ! Would it not be bet
ter to let out store at threo o'clock on Wed
nesdays, as schools were formerly, and give
the clerks a breathing timo at the half-way
house between Sunday and Sunday ? But
Saturday is good, though Wednesday might
be belter; nnd we congratulate tho mercan
tile community upon this rescue of one hun
dred and fifty-six hours "jf? annum from the
soul-oblivion of business, Wo trust the fash
ion will take. We hope the timo is not very
far distant when one afternoon in every week
will be a universal holyday. We shall then
believe there is something in tho patent of
fice, notwithstanding present appearances are
A letter writer says : Hundreds of men
in Italy are employed in painting "Madonnas"
for the cottages of the peasants, little daubs
ol the Virgin Mary, the household gods of a
superstitious race. Vast fields of lint nnd
hemp may bo seen in most parts of tho pen
insula; but the labourers, who for ages ought
to have been busy converting their produce
into garments, rope and sailcloth, have been
building palaces, cutting marble, nnd study
ing paints. Everyone possesses a bad pic
ture, but an ill-furnished house; a head of
Dante, but barely sufficient clothing to ap
pear in open day. W'hile our middle classes
enjoy the luxiiiies which reproduce industry,
places within their reach, the admirer of
ojsthetic excellence south of the Alps knows
nothing of the comforts of home. During the
day he may lounge in tho galleries where
Guide delights the eye; but in tho evening
he returns to a dreary room in some old pa
hizzo, where, by the light of a glimmering
candle, he gropes his way to a tottering cra
dle and a crazy bed. He may bo able criti
cally to examine the masterpieces of Titian ;
but as a man of business he is on a par with
the Chippeway. An English school-boy has
more acquaintance with real life, and the
back woodsman on the Missouri can better
appreciate the useful arts. Manufactures,
literature nnd politics nro excluded from the
thoughts of a people thus unnaturally engros
sed with the beauties of design ; and when any
unforseen occurrence disarranges the outward
harmony of things, they rush to extremes,
behave like irrational creatures, and rivet their
chains. How long will such a state of things
last ? is a question frequently asked by trav
ellers in Italy.
The Dress and Unress of the Soul.
The dress which the soul weurs in this
world will soon become tattered and worn
out. It was curiously and beautitully made,
hut it was not designed to last always. Some
of these fabrics are much admired, and the
owners of them are very proud ef them.
But though ever so much care ia taken to
keep them veiled from the sun and piotected
from tho uir, yet tho colors fade and lose
their beauty, and the texture gives out in the
wear and tear of life. They may bo repaired
a little for a time, but the time will come
when they must be folded up and laid aside
as of no further use. Sometimes thedissolv
ing process goes on rapidly, and the soul puts
off her garments when they seem scarcely
half worn. Sometimes it is done slowly and
deliberately, as in pining sickness, when she
unties the strings of vanity, as Jeremy Taylor
has it, that "made her upper garment' cleave
to tho world nnd sit uneusy." '
"She puts off I he light and fantastic robe of
lust and wanton appetite. Next to this, the
soul, by the help of sickness, knocks off the
fetters of pride, and vainer complacencies.
Then she draws the curtains, and stops the
light from coming in, and takes the pictures
down, those fantastic images of self-love, and
gay remembrances of vain opinion and popu
lar noises. Then the spirit stoops into sobrie
ties of humble thoughts, and feels corruption
chiding the forwardness of fancy, allaying the
vapor of conceit and factious opinion, . .Next
to these, as the sonl is still undressing, she
takes off the roughness of her great and little
angers and animosities, and receives the oil of
mercies, felio receives tho oil of mercies and
smooths forgiveness, fair interpretations and
gentle answers, designs of reconciliation and
Christian atonement in their places. ' ' ;; ;'
Header, nave yatt begun to dress tor immor
tality? The soul needs to dress in .timo for
immortality. S.be needs Ihd robe of Christ's
righteousness, pure nnd while, which will
last unfaded nnd undecayed, with perennial
aud eternal beauty. ' '- ' -
TimnK i a prophecy current among the
Turks that their empire in Europe will last
four hundred years. A Mahomet II. took
Constantinople on the 20th May, 1453, fold
style, this period terminated on tho 10th of
June, in the nrcseni year. ,
2 It . .
Wit and Humor.
How to Write a Splendiferous Poem.
BY A. HAFAHAWRSS HAFANALLIGATOR.
Go roll a prairio up liko cloth,
Drink Mississippi dry,
Put Alleghany in your hat,
A Steamboat in your eye,
And for your breakfast, buffalo,
Some live-and twenty fry.
Go kill the wLolo Camancho tribe,
Somo day before you dine;
Tick out, to make your walking stick,
A California pine;
And then turn round and frown so dark;
Tho sun won't dare to shine.
Go whip a tun of grizzly bears, ?
With nothing but a fan; .
And prove yorself, by all these feats,
To be a Western man ..
And you can write a poem grand
If anybody can.
From tho Musical World and Times.
"There is no object in nature so beautiful
os a conscientious young man. Exihange.
Well : I've seen the "Sea Dog," Thackeray ;
and Tom Thumb, and Kossuth; the "bearded
lady," and Father Matthew ; the whistling
Canary, and CamilleUrso; the "white negro,"
nnd Mrs. Stowe; "Chang and Eng." and
Jenny Lind, and Miss. Bremer, and Madame
Sontag. 1 have been to the top ofthe State
House, made tho tour of the "Public Garden,"
and crossed the "Frog Pond." I,ve seen
Theodore Parker, nnd a locomotive. I've
ridden in the omnibus, heard a fourth-of-Ju'y
oration, and I once saw the sun rise; but I
never never saw a conscientious young man.
. If there is such nn "organization" on the
periphery of the globe, I should like to see
him. If he it, where ho? Who owns him?
Where did they raise him? What does he
feed on? For whom does ho vote? On
what political platform does his conscientious
toes rset? Docs ho know the difference be
tween a Whig and a Democrat? between a
"Hunker" and a "Barnburner?" between n
"hard-shell" and a "soft-shell ?" between a
"uniform nationnl currency" and a "sound
constitutional curency?" Does ho have chills
or a fever when ho sees a bonnet? Does he
look at it out of his eyes, liko a bnshful barn
yarn bantam, or dare he look at all ? Does he
show the "white feathe," or crow defiance ?
Does ho go to roost at sundown, and does he
rest on an aristocratic perch? I'm all alive
to see the specimen. My opera-glass is poi
sed. Can.t you givo us a portrait in tho Mu
sical World mid Times ? Will he be at the
World's Fair ? Might I be permitted to shake
hands with him and congratulate him? I
pause for a reply. Fans Fern.
It's our opinion says a cotcmpornry, that
if n number of gentlemen are sitting together,
talking sensibly upon some sensible subject,
nnd a lady enters, they immediatiy commence
talking foolishly, and keep it up until she
makes her exit.
Why don.t they let him alone? Tho
Bachelors' miseries are nil positive enough
without such reminders as the following:
"An old bachelor is a poor, fumiken, un
provided for creature. No young vines sprout
at his roots, and no grapes are gathered from
its branches. Ho tugs, toils and sweats for
himself alone, and nobody else. He returns
at eve to his solitary abode, and no smilling
angel says: 'My dear, whore have you staid
so long ?' No lisping children climb his knees,
and with cherub tones beseech dady for 'them
thugnrkith eth.' He sleeps cold in winter
for want of a comforter, and his summers nro
ripe with false blossoraes of hope. He is
paying his addresses to solitray woe through
life, finally to be weded to the cold sods ofthe
valley. Poor miserable bachelor! Happy
married man, with nn angel for a wife, nnd a
dozen of little cherubes." Sandusky Regis
ter. : .. , . . - ' k- -.
The man who committed suicide by turn
ing himself wrong side out and cralling
through his boots, is not expected to live. '
Irish Wit. A party of gentlemen, vis-
itiug the Dublin Exhibition last week, took a
drive on the banks ofthe Liffey, to enjoy its
fine scenery. "'I'm glad to seo you on your
knees," was tho observation, intended to be
somewhat facetious, of a burly, bull-faced in
dividual, to a labourer so employed in a field.
"Bedud," was the prompt reply, which elicited
a roar of laughter at the other's expense,
"that's where you should always be; for if
you took us much pains with your sowl ns
you do with your body, you'd be a happy
man." Correspondent of Liverpool Mercury.
Hear what some rusty, crusty old bachelor
says of somo ladies. . What shall be done
with the incorrigible old sinner ?
' "Dipthe Atlantio Ocean dry .with? tea
spoons twist your Jieel into the loe of your
boots, make post masters perform their prom
ises, and subscribers pay the printer send
up fishing hooks and fish for stars, got astride
of a gossamer and chase a comet;.. when the
rain is coming down like the cataiact of Ni
agara, remember where you left your umbrel
la; cook a mosquito with a brickbat; in short,
prove all things hitherto considered impossi
ble, but never attempt to coax a woman to say
she will, when she has made up her mind she
t0'. ' - ' . " ' i
XirA lady who lost ber husband, not long
since, by a railway accident in England, sued
the railway 'company ; and ''-recovered about
$70,000 damages. . The damages ere cal
culated on the basis of his professional income,
and tho average length of life, as demonstra
ted by life insurnnoe tables." ;- i v
;T3r"Mr8. Hobbs, did you say that my wifo
was a poor house-keeper?"
;"No, sir-r-but I , did tell , an immediate
friend that you had not had a clean shirt on
for ten weeks. ' :'
'?rltha3 been discovered .that where
a lot of boarders are fed ' for some ' time on
sasuages exclusively, they begin to growH
Stern's Unclo Toby sayg that sno of lb
tricks of women is, to protend they have ac.
cidently got something in their cye,"Vtrid in
duce roan to look for it; and be, says man
the is sure gone if he lxkq for that fconMhing,.!
From the N. Y. Weekly Express.
From the N. Y. Weekly Express. Arrival of the Promethius,
FROM SAN JUAN.
FOUR HUNDRED PASSENGERS
FROM CALIFORNIA, AND
Over $300,000 in Specie.
QUICK TRAVELLING! FROM N. YORK TO SAN FRANCISCO
IN 23 DAYS.
A WEEK'S LATER NEWS.
Later from Australia.
Steamer Prometheus, Cant. Churchill, from
San Juan del Norte, arrived Wednesday night
at it o clock, which port she left on the even
ing of tho 31st ult., with 423 passengers.
$310,000 in gold dust on freight, nnd advices
irom Vniitorniu to the evening of the 10th
May making the passage in 8 days and 3
LIST OF SPECIE PER STEAMER PROMETHIUS.
Spofford, Tileston & Co., $4,000
Drcxcl & Co., Philada., 75,000
John Smith fe Co., 0,000
Accessory, Transit & Co., 10,000
A. Gothcal, 1,000
Fred Schwendez, 250
A. A. Cohen & Co., 18,400
Nelson Robinson, ' 108,674
Johnson & Lowden, 19,000
Robert L. Taylor, 3,000
C. Durand, 500
From the San Francisco Whig, 16 ult.,
The Boulbon Invasion.
Expedition to Sonora—Alarm in Mazatlan
Warlike Preparations—A Special Express
sent to Santa Anna—British Menof-War
off Coast—Communication from the
' The inhabitants from tho north-western
States of Mnxico appear to bo greatly excited
by the rumors which have reached them of
an intended'invasion of Sonora from this State.
We have heretofore stated on the authority of
a correspondent, that a party of Americans
and Frenchmen had established themselvet in
La Paz, Lower California, tuhere they were
engaged in the early part of April, in making
preparations to tnvado Sonora and Chihua
hua, and further, that two English-men-of
war wero stationed in the vicinity, intending,
it is supposed, to interfere in case the expe
dition is commenced. Letters have been re
ceived from Mazatlan, by late arrivals, up to
the first of April. By these wa learn thnt
tho California expedition under Count Raous-
set, which was behoved near at hand, formed
the absorbing topic of discussion. Tho Gov
ernor and Commandant-General of the Slate
ofSinaloa had interrogated the crew and pas
sengers ofthe English brig Trisphina, recent
ly from San Francisco, as to the truth of the
rumors afloat. Their replies, says L'Echo
du Pacifque, seems to have greatly alarmed
this Governor, as he immediately despatched
an express to Mexico to inform the Supreme
Government now General Santa Anna of
the far:. At the same time the Comman
dant of the port of Mazatlan caused the fol
lowing to be inserted in the official journal,
La Atalaua del Sur:
"Expedition of California Adventurers
to Sonoua. The English brig Trisphina,
from San Francisco, has just touched nt this
port. I have received positive intelligence
that Col. Raousset is engaged in preparing
in the above mentiioned city, an expedition
against our Stato of Sonora, composed of 1000
or 1500 men; that he has already obtained
loans, and at his disposition two frigates,
with which ho was soon to make a descent
upon Ouaymas. I have verified the truth of
this news by close examination of the passen
gers of the brig aforesaid.
"Your Excellency will easily comprehend
what a train of disastrous events for our un
happy country roust result from such an ex
pedition, if timely measures aro not taken to
avert them. We have on the Pacific three
war schooners and a smaller armed boat. I
believe that these four vessels, well armed
and equipped, would be sufficient to chastise
these pirates, who, counting on our disunion
and past misfortunes, believe they can insult
and rob us with impunity of the rest of our
territory. - - ' ' '
. "I hasten to communicate to your Excel
lency this distressing news, and trust that the
supreme Government will take energetic
measures, demanded by thecircmstanees.
"God and Liberty! . Vincekts A. DcLa Uosa."
MEXICAN FEELING ON THE SUBJECT.
Upon this news the Editors of the Whig
comments : '
"It is very evident from the news we pub
lish to day from Mazallan, that the people of
Mexico are greatly alarmed at tne rumors
which have reached them of an intended in
VBsion of Sonora from this State. ' They will
unquestionably adopt the most determined
measures to resist the invaders, and with San
ta Anna at their bead, will be far more for
midable than generally supposed. Late ac
counts represent Santa Anna as harboring
and expressing on all occasions implacable
hatred of Americans. Nothing would please
nun more than an opportunity of falling upon
a small army of Americans, with the whole
force of Mexico, and crushing them before aid
could be received from their distant country
men. We would not be at all sui prised,
therefore, if he were to take the field in per
son, and stake his fortune and his ' popularity
on destroying the expedition. lie is well
aware that the invaders could not be counte
nanced by our Government, and would couit
On making them an easy 1 prey. Success, in
such a case, would immortalise him with the
Mexicans." - ' ! i. ; - ;.!.
California News Items.
From our files per Prometheus.
. Married Women. The) bill . amendatory
Ol tne act enauilng married women to trans
act busiueas in their own names, was iudefi
nilely postponed by the Senate yesterday, by
vote oi 1 1 to iv., . , ... , , ... .
Mick have committed great havoo among
me wucuv crop in me souincrn section oi mo
Wnlamelto Valley. In many places too they
bavo entirely consumed the grass from the
House Racing on the Sabdatii. The
Scnato has passed the bill to prevent horse-
racing on the Sabbath. It also prohibits va
rious other practises on that day, which have
neretoiore been tolerated to a greater or less
extent man parts ol ttia state.- iliere wore
only four votes against the bilk
Death or a Brooklyn Fireman. Edward
Lanagan died very suddenly on Monday even
ing, at the Knickerbocker Engine House.
Coroner Gray gave a verdict that he came to
bis death from causes unknown. Tho de
ceased was formerly from Brooklyn, N. York.
Ho served throughout the Mexican war under
lienoral Worth, in company I of 4 lb. lufan-
Melasciioly Accident. We learn from
French Corral, May 4th, that ' a limb of
a tree which struck Mr. Henry Jenkins on the
head, killed him almost instantly. Mr. Jen
kins was a young man of great promise ; he
was a native of New Bedford, Mass., nged 25
Profitable Transaction. A couple of
minors discovered a claim near Smith's dig
ging in Sierra county, from which they took
fc.iuoo in a tew days and then sold the claim
Redvilt. All the buildings that were
II . , ... . . .
.uriiany consumeu, at tne last tiro in Kan
b rancisco, aro either repared or repairing,
while five new structures all of them two
stories m height, are now going up.
btate I'uisoN. l ne Uovernor lias appro
ved the bill providing for constructing a States
Prison, and annulling the old contract on the
Sonoua. The Sonora Herald says that the
commencement ot busy tiraca is now appa
rent in Sonora. Business is reviving, trade
brisker, money plentier, and travel thither
larger than usual. Many new houses are go
The State Legislature was to adjourn on
ttie mil, the alter the steamer sailed.
Review of the California Market for
the Week Ending Monday, May 16.
Our market has presented few or no new
features of interest during the past week.
Heavy importations of leading and miscella
neous articles came to hand early in the week,
which of themselves hav3 had a depressing
influence on prices. Trade, however opened
promisingly at first, and on Monday, Tuesday
and Wednesday, jobbers sold to a considera
ble extent but the close of the week has, on
the contrary, been exceedingly dull, and busi
ness unusually depressed. Money has been
scarco, and country merchants have exhibi
ted some disinclination, as they have previous
ly done, to buy to any further extent than is
sufficient for immediate wants. The country
will buy in all the Spring to tho same extent
probably as during former yeais, but stocks
of all kinds nre so large with the prospect of
larther accessions, that we do not look for any
material variation from the present low prices,
ana tear that trade will not exhibit that bus
tle and animation which we were lately in
clitiod to think would characterize it during
Towards the close of tho week, flour has
not been so firm. The fluctuations maybe
cjnsidered incidental, and although the stock
large yet we do not believe that the lead
ing and favorite brand of American flour
will recede below $10 during the summer.
The consumption ia lari'e, stimulated bv the
present low prices, and the ordinary wants of
tne trade will gradually repuce the quautity
that is now on hand.
Provision We note that there is a down
ward tendency in pork, hams, butter nnd lard.
Butter and Cheese are firm ; the latter is
scarce and advancing. Mess Pork . has been
sold at $22, and Clear at $25. Oood Hams,
light or muslin covers have sold at 19io.
Primo Butter has brought 32 Jc, Lard in
keK?, ICVc, and in tin ' 18. Most of the
kinds of provisions have likewise experienced
uecune, me enu oi wnicn il is : uaru to pre
dict Grain The manifestation of a larce de
mand, during the last few days, for Barley
for the interior has slightly advanced prices.
Chile prime has sold t2a2. Oats has
also shared in the improvement; sales of East
ern have been made at 2j. ., Most ofthe Corn
hero is unsound, and largo sales have been
made at 1 a 1 Wheat is inactive owing
the low price of flour ; and Brau is not
much inquired for. ,
llice-r-T he Rice market , continues very
much depressed. Wo have causually allud
ed previously to the very large slocks of this
article now here, and il is believed that fur
ther addition may be daily enticipated; many
vessels being looked for from China that have
all more or loss rice on board. Until ship-
meiutoi me article cease, we cannot look for
a change in prices.
Gunny Bags In Gunnies there has been
no movement, which is rather owing to the
languishing stato of trade nt present.
Wines and liquors of all kinds are very
quiet and the stocks are amplo. The price of
Beer is somewhat lower at present, but the
wants of tho Summer will advance prices, not
only in Malt liquors, but also in all classes of
French Wines and liquors, .,.
. Candles Adamantine, in desirallo sized
boxes, have been sold at 27c. This article is
slow and sure, and there has not been much
variation within the week. s
Dry Goods aro very quiet. Stocks are
very large. , Boots and shoes dull and sales
difficult tq effect at homo cosf "
Hardware and Metals aro also very much
depressed. 'Dealers are very fully supplied
by their own importations. ,' '" 4 : v
, Sugars are about the same ns our last daily
quotations. Syrups firm, and a good inquiry.
Teas are selling slowly, 4
Tobacco Favorite brands sell ' without
difficulty! but Cigars are very low, and medi
um brands of Havana have bocn sold nt home
COSt" - ! i -n-'-j:.. t v,' ?: :; -,
CACBAMENTO LIVE BTOCK MABKKT AMY 10.
ir...... n... r '' i ' -- ;
i'Ta""'-"li 'HUFI ItHU t imuscs rta ul
6$700 per ejhu; smaller sic 4a$50Q; some
ssl.nr ns $30 fc California hories Tflnf Illoi
ponies 65$03. ' Mjp-Aniieiiiin mule
per span, medium hS,' $35Dn$ 101 r pack
mules in good demand at $75a$90, and somb
bring $100. Cattle Ther have been plort-
ty in market the last thrc days;1 they sell
redily at $225a$250 per yoke. Caws Few
in th market and small demand. 1 Wagon,
Harness, &o A -jViwd demand, and bringing;
fair prices Sadies American saddles soil
ntl, 20a$2S; California do i 5a$50. " ''
INTERESTING FROM AUSTRALIA.
From Sydney our dates come down to the
0th of March. The news is in some particu
lars the most important we havA recoived
from that quarter ia many months. The new
law taxing foreign miners fifteen dollars per
month, for the privilege of working, it is
thought, would have the effect to check, in a
degree, emigration. Tho Australians aro very
suspicious of Ualifornians, the courts having
as little mercy for them as the Californians
ever bad for the worst representatives among
them from thut country. In most other re
spects, the news from this fifth quarter of tho
globe, is novel and interesting. Labor is re
warded better thaj in any other country ex
cept California, and wealth and popularity
are increasing with wonderful rapidity. Thj
yield of the gold mines continue undiminished,
but robbers aud acts of violence, unhappily,
are still as common as ever. - j , . ;. -
Nugget Weigiiino 123 PonsD8Tho
most remarkable feature in the mining intelli
gence from Victoria, is the discovery of tho
great nugget at Bullarat' weighing 123 lb.,
the largest lump of gold in the world. Tho
Sydney Herald ofthe 10th of February, says
the "nugget" "is in ono unbroken rounded
mass, very slightly veined with quartz.
The value of such a mass, of gold is incalcu
lable for it is unique the last and greatest
wonder in the world."
Emigration. During tho month of Decem
ber, 1 852, the numbe r of vessels which arrived
at Sydney was 152. These vessels landed
ll.CD'J adult passengers, of whom 637 wero
from America, and 13 from California. , In
the month of January, 1853, tho number of
vessels which arived at the samo port, was
12'J; adult passengers, 8,131. '
Cheap Houses. Many thousand of peopla
are living in the vicinity of Melbourne in tents
nnd gunyahs. In six weeks we my expect
gales of wind and heavy rains, which will ren
der it very difficult to keep up tents at all,
and will subject their inmates, especially wo
men and children, to great misery. Many
hundreds of these people wo have no doubt
will como up to Sydney. If nine or ten thou
sand people arrivo hero in April or May, we
fear there will be a good deal of misery.
House rent in Sydney is at present so high
that it presses most severely upon persons of
limited incomes, and we know of no better
'spec' than tho erection of a few hundrod
cheap and tamporary houses on the borders
of the city. Ibid.
MOUTALIIV ON DOARD TIIE BEEJAPORB.-
This vessel came up tho harbor yesterday
with two-thirds of her emigrants on board;
about 183 are still ot tho sick ground ; 47
deaths all children have occured since sbo
has been in Quarantine, principally from mea
sles' and five or six others, it is feared are fa
tally afflicted. Sydney Herald.
Odious Mining Law. Some months ago
the British Government transferred the con
trol over the' Australian gold mines to the
Legislature of that country--giving the local
government the right to fix the rates at which
licences to work in the diggings should be
granted to miners, etc., and we believe allow
ing whatever revenue might be realized form
the source, to be used in maintaining the Col
onial government. Previous to this transfer
of power, the miners, whether resident or for
eigners, were taxed about thirty shillings
$7,50 per. month each for tho privilege of
mining. Now, however, anew license law is
in force, which taxes foreigners sixty shillings
i 15 per month, and continues the former
price for citizens of tho country. This act
litis caused great dissatisfaction tlirougout tho
diggings, as all the miners desired a modifica
tion of the old law. Meetings have been held
at which resolutions, memorials, etc. have
been adopted, urging tho Governor General
to call an extra session of tho Legislature, to
repeal this odious enactment Among other
reasons for repeal it is asscrtod that tho new
act seeks to "take advantage of the destitution
of the very hunger of the foreigner compel
ling him to work at the greatest disadvantage
in a mining district, or otherwise compelling
him to accept of bondage and a squatter's
WngCS." ' . . ' .
Australian papers furnish the follow in cr in
teresting statement of the cold . production of
the colony of Victoria during the year 1852 :
The aecrtained quautity of dust brouehi into
Melbourne aud Gee- ,s-
long by the govern- Value at 4
ment escort during the
year 1852, wu 1,339.845 os
' ,'; 814,133
By the Viutoria Escort -
By private hands 601,639 oz
By remittances to Ada-
lade per escort 228,533 os
By remittances to Van . '
Uienieif Lmud per es
cort 247,43? ox
By shipments from Mel- '
Uy sinpiuents Irom Uea-
lone . 84.020 oi
By shipment from Port
land 3,039 ox
Bv shipment from Port -'Fairy
Mukiiijr. total shipment)
from the colony 1,974,976 ox
By amount remaining on '
hand on the 311 !
ce tuber, lt5 i 787,600 os
A Soul out of Purgatory.
The following spicy anecdote wo find iq a
letter from "Kirwan" to the new York Obser
ver. " "'"",'..
An Englishman in Ireland was introduced
to a popish chapel there, when souls were to
bo delivered from purgatory. ' The place was
brilliantly lighted. The priest oat at a , table
on which the relatives of the departed whos
souls were to be released ; laid money as they
passed.. Having collected hfs wages, the
priest commenced his operations; nd soon
announced that the souls wero liberated and
would speedily make their appearance.1 lm
mediatly a part of the floor opened, and there)
Issued from it small living crerilures of Ved
color, to the joyful amazement of all prcsant.
One of tliese creatures jumped nenr to th
Engliiihraan, who seised It, and putting t in
his pocket rushed out, ' Broathlese, lo soon,
entered the parkr cf hia frlendexclnfraing,
us he flung theeroatur npon the table, "Tiler
is a soul just delivorod from Purgatory. It
was found ia be nfroy dttwd in red flanurl'
lie was told, as he valued bj life, not to re
veal tho deception, at least until he Imd&jo&s,,
od tho channel. , ( , t, v
I last Uoraes soon lure, pn.a fast young inert'
are a good deal l.ke tbcm, ... th. ,0UtI tlJi
goes il strong -at twenty, wjlt, M
i forty live ul, .tomU-toiw .!!.. .r