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POMRROY.-OIIttV
THURSDAY,!:!::
;:..) UNK 19, ISM
; FOR PRESIDENT.'
(jEN;"WINFIELD SCOTT
. y .... WASTED. '
A ApptentiM wanted it this ofBw to ltun
Printinj Business. One with liberal cdu
' cation, aged from 1? to 16. '
C3 At present Writing, (Wednesday mor-
iing.)we are without at.y . returns of the
(flection held yesterday, -only for the tjwn-
snip oi baiisbury, In this county, which is
follows : ,. ".: " '
For the New Cotuuiimioii,. . . ... .j?"Ll ... 177
Against ' ......... 'h 164
XOII'AOU IN IOWA WISCONSIN AND
.(- I Ml 11 111? A M v-. I . .:'
"Aiornsdo passed' overFairfiold, fowu, on
Samiday tho Slit plt.,-dolng much mischief.
The 8uta Uuiveniiy Building, which was
nearly 'completed, was entirely demolished.
The dwelling house of Mk Fulton and a one
story brick house were destroyed, severely
maiming several of the inmates. .The court
house was much damaged, many buildings
were unroofed, and much damage was done
to fences, gardens, Arc. ' ' " '
." h moved in a column of a mite and a half
wide, strewing the prairto round the town
with fragments of the houses and furniture;
cornL beds, bedding, clothes, wheels and
Majority ,1. .
No LlceiMo,...
For,
13
17C
160
16
Majority again! License, ii. ......
The tote on the New constitution plainly
shows that to far as this county is concern
ed, party did not enter into the canvass.
Salisbury with a Whig majority of over 00
gives ft majoiiiy of thirteen for the New
Constitution, r , l
.. . LATCn. ' "'"
Pol New Coa. '. Against. License. No
Bodford 83 25 52 47
Chester 104 , 61 77 94
Columbia . 80 rhnj. 00 87 mat. 00
Labanon 00 00 00 00
Letart . 40 4 4 40
Olive . ,00 00 00 00
Orange 91 in aj 00 15 moj 00
Hutlanct no " 00 00
8alem 11 " ,00 24
Salisbury 177 164 160
Scipio 36 mnj. 00 00
Sutton 75 75 64
Tho majority for the New Constitution
will execod 300 in Meigs.
The majority against License in thia court
ty will bo ovor 250.
127
00
17fi
29
8
pieces of wagons, and portions of the roofs
can be found hundreds of yards from the
houses which were blown down.
In Wisconsin. In portions of Dare coun
ty, Wisconsin, several houses were torn to
pieces, forests splintered and prostrated;
much damage done to other properly. On
one farm (here wore fifty acres of fine timber
swept over as if it were but reeds.
Ik Michigan. In portions of Winnebago
and Ogle counties, Michigan, the tornado
was terrible in Its destruction of life and in
jury to property, extending fifteen miles In
length and fifty in breadth. The Prairie
Democrat has mivute account, of .its ef
fects, frond which wenextraci: 7 vw- M.
'PU. ..J 'J.-l
i no iii si uuuao I'rvsimiuu writs mra.
ler's, the lady being caught up, as'sho ran
out of the house, nnd carried a distance t
twenty rods and dropped in a slough, and
owing to the softness of the ground she was
not materially injured. The house was torn
10 atoms and scattered over the prairies.
Tho nest was old Mr. Miller's; ihe house
carried away and tho old man badly injured
then it swept along to Mr. Bitch s; in this
were two families, in all eight peisons
Thd whole building was cut up and removed
twenty feci and let down upon the roof so
as to Icavo the ru Tiers in the earth; it was
again caught up and carried about thirty
rods in the bos
OCrThe clerks of the Cincinnati, Buckoy
State, Ohio, Clipper ,&c. havo our thunks fo
files of river papers. We fear that the stage
of water will soon break up for a time the
exdiarsge of kind offices between us and our
friends of the lino Loats, but wc hopo to re
new them in the full ui least so fur. as rir
friends Kerb, Weaver und "Dr." M'Mul
len are concerned. Wcnunot conreni to a
longer vacation.
.ants j:. oakes smith; ui fiic new
The readers of the. Nn)itareii were In-
formed a fewdays since, that MtSi E. Oakes
Smith, literary lady of Nework , city,
was advertised lo give a lecture on the new
costume.) W firidaiV abstract fpf "this Uo
ture in ihe Tribune. lr should be published
far and wide. , Here ii is :
The lecturer read her remarks, seated, in
a clear but not loud voice, and with admira
ble intonation, and was Irequently interrupt
ed with tokens of approbation." The time
occupied bp the lecture was little more than
an hour the audience civine close aiten;
tiou throughout. ' Commencing with a re
view of ihe peculiar circumstances of her
position, calculated, perhaps, to ouena tne
prejudices ol some.the lecturer proceeded K
demonstrate the urgent need of reform in
the apparel of Woman. The present dress
was deemed inconvenient and unbecoming,
from its minuteness of detail and the lime
and expense bestowed upon it, and . more
than all from its effects in engendering dis-
easNot only comfort, but , health, and
consequently beauty.'the lecturer deemed.
demanded an tmmedinie retorm. lar, wnere
can there be beauty without healih, and who
ever heard of. a sickly Venus, or a consumu-
live Juno T . Woman is at present a creature
of the sunshine; she must consult the fash
ion, and abjure comfort for outward adorn
ments. As a school-girt, tne sound ol tne
north wind,' the rain, and the sunshine, and
the gladace of Nature, filled her soul with
exultation, and her toil was rewarded, with
health and oceans of lire and freshness, wh
must she be compelled to recede from the
elasticity and hopefulness of the earlier days!
Why mav not ihe rain and sunshine of her
early years be also ihe rain and sunshine
of her maturer lite T A womtm sin mid not
fear the air or water;' she grows fresh' and
beautiful from both. It becomes, then,
philosophical consideration, in hor chce
of dress, that she should adopt the n 8U,.
stiiuto for the purposes of loci,'oljori n
kinds of weather. If. Waiters I little what
shall be her in-door gurmenis she needs a
costume fur- the s'.reet, which miisi be alike
convenient add unexpensive.' Do this, (con
tinued lecturer tor the sake of health,
corrJortand bau'iy. lu acountrv like ours.
-'Fj-om
tailior the
the
lulu
mines and uie
-.'Tae(GEopGRi
erous Canons m
five 'inilfs of .G
paid -weH' M..,
others the O.tj
worked over sop
diggings were ri
the start, and si
by the miners,
sunk, deeper, ar
ence lias shown
feFt, and then il
ted, la aha pro
district oficounc
Tbb Volcam
is just down ftv
thni th miners
averages, n The
from Soldiers
is entirely dug t
strike" the rich I
channel of the i
cessful. Tbcr
persons stilt at
average from
snow which fell
iih the exoepi
the hill ttm in
taller watfr h
thrown op in t
noriunVtv t v
:ento Trantcript we
; items relating to the
:cts p the mipers: ;
DioGimss The num-
ches wuhin an area of
townhave generally
t -the canonsi amdng
1 Missouri, have been
i!fa doaeniirries. The
''iorbughIy',tinderato.)d at
e washing was pursued
' lierwardi, holes wete
1 -eper. umi 'late expert
shafts sunk one hundred
stem of - coyoting adop
mode. for workina that
i f an V ulii.ru'r'iL'.inriun ek.tiilrl lio lihentvHrl t'mm
.in of the tornado and finally forcum' influences in tho ordering' of hei
aasiiea to pieces, irio wile oHWm. Birchidress. If her habilat
OCtDiscovkrv or Kock Oil. Lust week
tit the salt wellofiho Coal Port Company in
this county whon tho 'sinker" was at the
depth of about 70 feet, it struck a vein of
oil, which for quality ts not excelled in the
United States. Sinco ihat timo over forty
barrels have been collected, which scorct:ly
amounts to n litlie of ihe supply. It pushes
out at intervals in a stream 3J inchos In
volume, with the fbreo of a fountain.
So far as we can learn, the presence of
this oil (s not uncommon in saliferoue re
gions, but ihe quantity existing here Is with
out parallel. ' The oil is highly iuflamma
toiy, and burns wiih tho brilliancy and
quickness of turpentloo. As nn evidenco of
lis inflammatory qualities, iho boys of Pom
eroy, have been using it almost every evi
nlng since us discovery for fire-balls, for
which purpose it is superior lo turpentine.
The oil goes under difliercnt names British,
Amorlcan, Seneca and Rock Oil the pro
per name of w hich however is Petroleum.
It is u bituminous substance and generally
cxiudes from the earth in small quantities
The peculiarity which distinguishes this from
all other wells known Is the immense quan
. . i . i i. . ... .
tny wnicn it supplies, Deing moro UKe Hie
outlet of a subtcranean lake than the opening
oftn oleaginous stratum of rock.
Petroleum is found in diflercot parts o
the old world. The strongest wells known
in the world are in tho Birman Umpire
and ate said to produce four hundred thou
sand hogsheads annually. It is found also
in Trinidad, Btirbadoes and other West India
islands also on the Kanawha river In Va.
uear Scottsville Kentucky, in Western Pcnn
sylvnnia, on Duck creek in Ohio, and on the
borders oT Seneca Lake in New York.
Thai found ol tho lauor place is generally
culled Seneca oil. The uses to which Pe
troleum may bo applied are various, nnd
from the immense quantity discovered here,
' ws havo no doubi but thai ii might be made
ji sou rco of great profit .
"' Drowned. -On Tuesday Ian, a li
1'le 'boy about eight years old, son of Mr.
Pavid Lewis, near iho mouth of Kerr's run,
wblia piaying about ihe waters edge , was
drawu Into ihe current or ihe river and
' drowned before assistance could reach him.
ftJrTho Sail well in Poroefoy, is now at
a Ji nth of over 8C0 feel, with a stronger
, supply of water, both In quality end quan
. titv than when we noticed il last week.
We andorsiand that tha furnace will joon
bo co.ninunced.
For Cuba again. A New Orleans cor
respondent of the Natchez Courier says that
instead of the Cuban invaders having, In
i!i oi region, abundontJ their project and
gone home, they will again attempt to make
sail for ihe island in less than a month, un
lau Government shall again defeat ihem;
.ilnt the men are raised, tho officers appoint
,ud, and tho steamers engaged for iransporta
liuH. They aro to start from ihroo diflereni
tni'inis, will rendnivyus without the Uni
ted diatcs. The number of men to start in
bo ..first placo will nol exceed 1.000, and
they will bd divided into four regiments of
260 each.
Ctr Thirty tons of Hen's Eggs havo been
gathered in Portage county, and shipped to
foroign markets by tho farmers of that re
gion about which iho editors up that way
at) doing n great d'.nl of cackling.
. . . .
and her three children ar.d ih0 wife '.rt Ben
jamin and one cbiUi, all pensirtd.lioing Iii
erally torn lo pieces S Birch- was severe
ly, but it is theughi'noi mortally injured.
Oui of i'lght persons in thai fated house, but
Wo remnln lo remember tho terrific scene.
The next house war that of Mr. Shoe
maker. There was a vounc man in it. who.
the approacl' of the storm', attempted to
Moo out at the door, but failing in that, he
dropped through tho floor in time lo lot the
hoiiite go tenaniless through ihe heavens.
But he soon followed; ho was taken up and
carried near half a mile and dropped in a
grove of. small timber, and marvelous as it
may appear, tho only serious injury ha re
ceived was the dislocating of his wrist.
Numerous other cases ore mentioned, but
of less meluncholy interest. A gentleman
who examined several miles of the track of
the storm describes the country as being lit
erally strewn with the . wrecks and frag
menis of buildings, furniture; fences and
dead nnimnls. The 3lst of May will be
recollected as a day of frightful tornadoes
all over tho West, in Ohio, IndL na, Ken
lucky, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan.
C-Tho Richmond Enquirer calls Mr
Webster a candidate for the Presidency and
says thai the most magnificent dinners were
given him wherever ho went In his late
tour. Wo apprehend, ihnij if Gen. Cass
were lo make the same lour, he would be
entertained less magnificently he would bo
treated lo littlo else than cold shoulder.
TinANNY and Brutality. An Austrian
military officer, stationed in Italy, lately
caused a boy of 13 to be flogged to death
for killing his dog. It appears that the offi
car's dog was a big one, and that the boy
had a little one; thai the officer's dog at
tacked the boy's dog, and that the boy, in
defence of his own dog, struck the big one
with a stone, and killed him. For this of
fence ho wrs seized, and ordered by the offi
cer to receive twenty-five blows of the bas
tinado; but he expired under the seventeenth
blow ! The account goes on to state that
the brute who did this thing was afterwards
set upon and killed by the infuriated father
of ihe boy.
Storm
in l ennsvlvania. A siorm on
Friday list, between Columbia and Harris
burgh, did serious mischief to the Pennsyl
vama public works, as well as to private
property. All the railroads between these
two points were more or less injured.
Breaches wore made In the Pennsylvania
canal at several points, so thai ii may not
be navigable again for a woek. On almost
every level between Columbia and Hurrls
burgh, we leurnihat the embankments gav
way. .?
07-There aro three pretended preachers
of tho gospel in the Indiana State Prison
convicted for horse stealing.
OrTlib Savannah Republican of Fridu
last says: "From Spanish letters which
have come under our observation, we learn
ihttt Cubans in tins country regard matters )
CulV as being lit a State bordering on revo
Ijtion. These letters give reason lo boliove
il.at the cry of liberty would ba raised on
tho 26th oi tho present month. It may
soon be iii our power to givo our readers
further puriicU'lara."
03-A letter from London says, ihe most
siuDendous failure of modern days is the
Thames Tunnel. Built at an enorrnoifs
cost, it was intendud that it should become
a great avenuti of communication between
the two sides of the Thames. Unforeseen
difficulties in iho way of getting heavy teams
up and down at the eutrancos presented this,
and now the wonderful Tunnel is become a
paltry penny exhibition, with toy stores,
grinding organs, and Punch and Judy shows
scattered through it.
amenis please those of
er household, whin matters it il her course
bo aDnroved or disaimroved by a press or
two, or if it encounter the sneers of a su
perficiul foreign traveller. She should spurn
the subordinate and ape like submission to
foreign usage, and that style bo adopted
which benefits tho manners of a Kepublic
t is idle lo tulk of Equal Rights on the one
hand, and then ask, upon iho other, what
we shall put on. Mrs. Smith continued 1
ave said thai health, comlort and beauty
demand this reform. . Woman does not,
ihoueh she is charged with it, covert
the coal and pantaloons of the other
sex. Uod lorbidl INo t gentlemen; sne
puie8 vou. quite as much us herstlf. for your
unbecoming costume. She can do better, small wages.
n the first nlace. she is in most costume
horter than Man, possesses a more round
ed bust, a. morn delicuto organization., J
woman likes to be known as a womanand
he "occasional adoption if male costume, -i
practice punishable by law, (though the lec
turer did not believe ibat either man or wo'
mon was made better by. ihe enactment.)'
wus but an exception iq this rule. The reC'
turer considered a new declaraiion of hu
man riehts to be ereatly needed. She re
buked the tyranny ol lashion s wtiims ana
made a moving appeal jo behati oi tne ion
ng nnd degraded classes, wnose incessani.
labors furnished ihe rich trapping ana nm
cal adornments ol luxury, one Knew no
high and no low ; no Upper Ten nor tiower
Ten. The lime has come when genius can
command the onlv natent of nobility. The
I -
change she advocated was not lor tno weai
thy only, but for the poor and laboring ihou
sands. She believed ii would ennance moi
comforts, imorove thoir .vigor and healthful
: . . .....
ness, and produce substantial bent Ml. Mrs
Smith advocates, accordingly, the adopiiot
of tho Turkish trowsers with a lunic, and
outer garment fining closely to ihe bust, with
ong sleeves buttoning nt tne wrists, auu
furnished with deep pockets, leaving in
.."I." I J
arms Ireo and tne trams, unencumbered
The new 6tvle was commended In a vers
rrraenful and winniini manner, and ihe sui
eriugs of the sex were very feelingly d. pict
ed by tho fair lecturer.
Mrs. Smith talks like a woman of sense
asshnis. We hope this lecture, with Iter
essays on Woman's rights that havo recent
ly been published in ihe Tribune will be is'
sued in pamphlet form by some one of th
influential publishing houses in New York
or Boston. We have read thorn with much
interest. We thought ihem excellent ; nu
merous and copious extracts from them have
been copied in ihe newspapers, and we be
lieve they would have extensive sale
they had been written by some English or
iGGiNCtsA friend who
ipse diggings, informs us
re are making very fuir
e. slide leading down
eh toward Sutter, Creek,
Those who happened to
! deposited along the old
;;m. have been quite sue
, re some, three, hundred
k there, who make on an
to $16 per. day. The
;-ra has all disappeared
i of a Utile remaining on
vicinity, i he copious
von those who had tiarth
itches,' an, admirable op
it OUt..!: '" .;.,,, - h
Todd's V ' , P maa. Thii valley
located trt . . ,, between, the-' Middle
and North fork of the American River.Jhw
said tit -ronram: extensive ..digglngs .vye
have heatH of several cases w, good
ields were ob.ained.and umDer 0f min.
ers emigrsted toithat r,olnl , cnn8equence.
TlKHre )8nr:;8iver district of country In
the Wcnl- inat"hasTieer beet) thoroughly
Pr?BPcied, wliich In 'time will doubtless be
ound K pay quite welL The valley con
tained somo seven br eight hundred miners
few months ago.
Thb Volcano Diooings. These diggiries
are ocaied'on the Souths branch of Dry
(Jreek, generally known as butter's creeK.
Volcano is a beauttlui valley, containing a-
bout five hundrsd, acres of tillable land, and
about two thousand feel above the Pacific.
he1 Soldier's Gulch, thirty-five hundred
feetin length,' together ' with a few smaller
tributaries, have told some ol the tat'-s wnicn
have been regarded us the wondt rs of the
world. . . ;
Three thousand pounds of gold have beeti
ug from this eulch, yerfich asnt Has been
it has not averaged to iho miner ' hair an
ounce per dav. Had its particular locaJiiy
Pbeen known, and the present mode ol wash
ing understood, one-tenth panol labor wouto
have collected as mucn gold, tne inaian
gulch and Spanish gulch in ihai vicinity
have also yielded good returns." The pre
sem population of Volcano and vicinity is
not , very large at this time, most of the old
miners bavins abandoned ihe diggings and
gone to the North. There is yi a great
den I ol gold in ims section oi tne country
but ihe miner1 will have to bo conient with
The diggings are somewhat peculiar for
all the earth contains gold, and from the
surface four feet to the bottom rock, exten-
ve yields have been gathered. The gold
i remarkably coarse, and it is in this thai
the peculiarity consists; it, however, bas been
louns that where, diggings were expensive,
the gold war; ertarkabiyfina and distribu
ted with a greai deal ofiqualiiy. "lh ihis
valley the sold is coarse, vet it is. distributed
with some son of equality throughout iho
region mat has been prospected.- 1 !
We have been informed ihai ihe poorest
earth yields 10 cents to the pan. If this be
correct, fortunes mav be realized oul of this.
1 he stream oll'ords a copious supply of wa-
tef," and il will be an easy matter to haul
the din in cans and wagons to the water,
wnere extensire machinery may b.e erected
for i separating the tanh and'gold. r The
Jocks, or more extended washers,' will be
able to wash 1.000 bushels of earth in the
same lime that il formerly required to wash
iuu Dusneis. a
The Nevada Journal gives the following
account of a discovery at ihai place. "
Great Excitement! Rough and Ready
was alive on Wednesday, from ihe discovery
of a rich prospect in Second-si. The ground
was all located as lots or streets, which have
thus been occupied since the laying out of
the town last rail. Bui one ol our miters
' A' DIGNITAHY ON I11S OWN HOOK.
."the London correspondent of ihe Cour
ier and Enquirer narrates the following in
qident attending' the inauguration of the
Great Fair : .
Conspicuous among the corps diplomat
iUf,and in immediate proximity to tha very
throne of Royalty,, was a person iu the cos
tume of a Mandarin, who had assumed
that position ns of right, end whom the pub
lic and the officials of tho exhibition believ
ed to be the "Chinese Ambassador."
This dignitary made the acquaintance on
the spot, and upon his own introduction, of
the Duke of Wellington, the Marquis of
Anglesoa, the. Archbishop of Canterbury,
and many other of the highest persons in
the realm ; and was regarded with extreme
respect by the assembly, until it was remark
ed, thai when he joined the "procession,"
which accompanied iho Queen, in making
the circuit of the Exhibition, his diplomatic
brethren seemed rather to givo the LhuiO'
man the "cold shoulder; ' and at length i
little inquiry and reflection awakened a re
membranco of the fact that there is no such
person as a "Uhinese Ambassador ' in uon
don ; and tho discovery tjf a mosi superb
impesiuro was at length completed by the
circumstance that a gentleman connected
wuii the Morning Post (newspaper) recog'
mzed Vii nts eot dtsant bxcellencv no less
., 'roa tbtf Piltsburgli Gazette.
the. l a iii ry :Ti t: w costctif
l'veliulf a mind m'lumblo down in prese,
Bui rhyme is now in fashion so herogoes.
. . , UI RON
ii i .-I i' -
yu iiuu vojevt' wuii courage uue, ; f
r Who've dured to dort thai fashion -''""
Which glvps a grai e m inan s race,-.
" And elaiiria ilia wonnust pass!
ow or rntS'i, e
No more you'll scud through snow
- Whilst winiry winds ore Sowing
Your trailing skirt, with mud begirt," .
: Your shame or blushes showing. .
In modest pride away you'll, ride,
Where nature's brigluly smiling, "
A I .1 i.l. .1 I
mm mere mny rove Willi uiose you iwe, -
Each care of lifo beguiling. " ' ' 4
With gipsy hat oh think of that
And hair in ringlets flowing; .
With fold bound waist so neat, so chaste,
undertook 10 prospect the ground, and afiuj ... . ,v,. -... j:.;,...,i.j
iShSZ .hWi " Cr M ' Staining U Mandarmt'J who exhibits himself daily in
n. Jii an hour afterward
French lady they would certainly be
forth immediately in the standard or library
style and be Duffed extravagantly by all the
- . . -
papers in the country. . u
Affairs in Hayti. Mr. Walsh, it ap
pears, has returned from Hayti, without hav
ing effecied anything with his imperial em
perorship,' Fausun the tirst.' the same
confusion which has 60 long existed I ri the
affairs of Soulouque, maintains its charade
up 10 this moment. The only thing thai ih
Emperor has done, is to issue a proclama
lion, calling upon the Dominicans to believe
in his peaceable disposition. Thus, the need
of the imperial government wishes to lull
the Republic of Dominica into a false se
curity. So far as we can ascertain the real
stato of the eauo, Soulouque is not yet ready
to proceed against the Dominicans; but h
agents in Boston and elsewheie are at work
for him, providing ammunition, arms and
munitions of war, hereafter to be turned
doubtless, against the unsuspecting people of
iho republic. And this is not all.. H
agents here havo quite got the control
several journals, and are continually filling
them with absurd and ridiculous stories, all
in favor of ihe Ignorant Fausiin, who is
made a cai's-paw for commercial speculation,
eyen at the price of blood which carries life
with i. There will yei be a d.iy of terrible
reckoning of tho political ' murders perpe
tratrd In Hayti. by Fauatin'a government.' j'"
(ftrLarge quantities of Chesnuts are be
ing Importod into London frojg New York.
an," and in the first pan obtained
"T.'. four dollars irt pure goldl s Like wild-
ore the alarm spread and quick hurrying in
all directions, the miners within sight and
earing poured in, like bees when iho hive
is attacked, with their tools and stakes.
ome were on their way with provisions,
and some of the most ludicrous scenes oc
curred. One had his hands full of fresh
beef, and his anxiety 10 get a "claim," while
he could nnd noplace to deposit his 'grub,"
whs amusing. A carpenter at work nearby,
engaged in getting out a frame Tor a build-
ng, immediately jumped on 10 the very
ground belonging to his employer, upon
hich the house was to be erected, and
staked off" his claim with ait auger, two
hisels and a handsaw, while he look his
stand in the middle of the lot,1 hatchet in
hand, swearing thai "his claim was staked
off and had his tools on ill"
ihe Chinese Junk, ''ar ihe small charge of
one shilting ; and of whoso actual rank
and dignity wine Celestial, umpire, a ma
licious rumor alledg is, on but only positive
knowledge, 10 be such as we may deduce
from the fact that His Excellency first visit
ed, this country in the capacity of a ship's
cook I This discovery, however,' was rot
made until the ceremonial of "opening iho
F.xhibition" n as concluded, and the Manda'
rin retired in peaci, having succeeded most
brilliantly in his undertaking, and receiving
from the not yet undeluded crowd outside
the building, the warmest demonstrations of
respect and welcome, as he passed tnrougn
their ranks on his way 10 the "official resi
dence," in the Thames-Basin.
An angol grace bestowing.
With buskins ncai upon your feet,
And graceful as a Hebe,
Your pantieH wide,' and neatly tied ( (
Oh, v. hero's tho man won'ilove yet
No moro those Ills with doctors' bills,
Which now socfi annoy usr ., ,, ,
Shall rnar your joy, or life destroy-.,
I Oh now , won'i thai be joyous T '
This unique dress all must confoss-
Will win usnay bewitch us
But ladies fair do have a cars ..
You don't MISTAKE TBB BBEBCUES ?
A'
Bui pui away, for aye and aye, '
' Long skirts and smys 'tis your duty
Give nature play, and sure you may
Have husbands wealth and beauty.
Peter Pindar.
Thb Southern' Mines. The Stockton
Times gives some interesting statements of
tho discovery of flch' quartz twins In the
Southern mines'; The editors consider thai
it has been satisluctorlty established mat tno
auuriz vein will eventolly prove an tnex
s . . '1.1.
hausuble mine 01 weaitn to tms country
Thevsnv ihd'f Dr." Jas: Brown, a scholar
and'an able practical man, and Dr. Rudcliffe,
ho have irave ed ihiough the soutnern re'
gion, making observaijons at all the pnnci
pal' points, have expressed ihis to be iheir
opinion.' -Many of the gutclies. ii is said,
are now supplied with water, and the miners
are actually engaged In washing out in
auriferous soil which itu-y have throw up
' Thb Mariposa Mines. A correspondent
of iho atocklon Journal, wiiftng frum ih
Maripjsa, in speaking o some large pieces
ofgola recently lound in mat section, says:
"The largest piece weighs muneen poune
and seven ounces; the next ts to ounces; am
lie nexi is 35 ounces of pure gold. Th
first two are considerably impregnated with
rock, though their intrinsic vulue is more
than halt their weight, ihe people nave
been doing ' remarkably well here for the
last few weeks, and tiuy are coming fast
from' all parts of the country.
Thb Northern Mines. We condense
ihe following mining items from ihe Marys
ville Herald. . , ;
Large numbers of persons are returning
from Scott's river and locating at Morris
Ravine. Long's Bar. Oregon Gulch, Kich
Gulch, and Bute Creek, where none ol Ih
miners are muking less than from five dollars
to an ounce per day . -;
Mr. Charles Simmons states thai on mon
day last, a lump wsighing fifteen ounces wus
taken from Oregon Gulch. '
Mr. J., Menderi Hall, of Bute Hill, reports
ihut a week; or so ago, within a short dis
tance of his store, a lump weighing 834 50
was found entirely free from quartz, and of
ihe purest gold. Miners are doing much
bener than they did during the Winter.
Mr. Rankin's party 'tested the wing-dsm,
and ihe prospect averaged 9i to the pan of
iweniy-fouf puns taken out of ihe water ol
ihe depth of 10 inches. ' '! : i!
Great DisqovtaY pf Gold! Mr. L. W.
Taylor, who isjusi down Irora Shasta City,
brings us intollige'nce of some very impor
tant discoveries that ijave recently been
made in Shasta ' Valley, found along (the
stream bearing that name. ' li appears that
.ome packers were camping in ihe Valley
over . highly when One ottheiri chanced to
pick up a piece or gold wonh some flO or
12. vThis induced then! to prospect the
country, and we are assured thai tho discov
eries have .been of a highly gra.lfylng char
acter. One thousand acres of the valley
have boen prospected, all ' of which yield
hundsomely. The average Is from 10
Cents upward to the" pan. Flvo men who
have boen engaged thero ever since ihe dis
covery, have mude an average of $80 to the
man each day.' - The depth of the diggings
is Iroiti one lo four feet.f .'' - 1 i
1 The Discovery in Shasta Valley.
Shasta Creek, (or river, as it ia gemirully
termed,) heads .in ihe Western Slope of ihe
Coast Range, and is distant some eighty
miles" from Redding'a Springs. .The old
route to ihe north-west mines was to cross
Irom the Springs to Weaver Creek; but now
the packer ascends ihe Sacramento higher,
before heerosses the firsi spur of the Coasi
Rnnae. , v. ., . . -. " ' . .
Sh'tsitt Rivet is pne of tho tributaries of
Scon's Rlver.and the valley along the stream
is said lu be bBautifuf, widening out for seve
ral file's ai differeui points. Ii Is in one of
these extended undulating slopes ihai the
I ate discovery has beon made. A slope in
which several thousand ocfes of land are
found.-,; Already have one 'thousand acres
been prospected, and the result has buen
such as will have the effect to draw thither
ward a groat population. .
THE BIG LUMPS.
The Placer Times ihe 1st of May, con
tains the following accounts of some bis
lumps which have, lately been found, and
also of the discovery of Silver ore near
Stockton: ; '
Profitable Work. A company of four
persons engaged in a gulch at Placerville,
aro taking out daily $1,000, or $250 apiece
The gulch had been previously worked, but
by digging into the banks, and washing an
extra quantity of earth with ihe Long Tom
the company are enabled lo make these
wages. , ..
Mnrifosa Lumps. A lump of gold found
in the Mariposa Diggings on the 18th uji.
weighed 14$ lbs. Un ihe 22d, two lumps
were taken out at the same place, one weigh
ing four pounds and a half, and anoiher
worth 570. .... : ,. .
Quartz Discovery near Rough and
Ready. On Saturday lust a vein of Quartz
was discovered -on Dee -Creek, about two
miles north of Rough nJ Ready, ol great
riebnoss. It is supposed to be extensive
and is undoi biedly an out-crop of the veins
now being worked hbout Urass Valley.
The Minrbs at Nevada Business of
every kind has revived at Nevada since the
lute falls of rain. The miners are doing
much better at present than they have for
some montns past. 1 Iiosh who had large
quantities ol earth thrown up, are enabled
now to wash ii, and receive ihe fruits of
months of previous labor.
A Fine Specimfn. A miner in the vicin
ny 01 nevaoa iook oui a piece ol quartz
rocK, weigning seventeen pounds, strongly
impregnaieu wiw goia. 11 is valued at
92.500, and was found close 10 the surfnee.
Silver Ore. We have heard of several
rich discoveries of silver ore in the country
adjacent to Stockton. The Times says that
there uro inousanas 01 tons ol this ore in
the region of the Four Creeks. Dr. Brown,
some time ago. found a vein three loet in
thickness, near Carson's Creek, and numer
ous other similur veins have been found.
'Col. Powell favored us with a specimen from
a mine he has in his possession, and, from
his siaiemeut, we conclude thai Mexicans,
in former times, worked the veins in ihe
region of the Four Creeks.
Good Luck. We saw yesterday a splen
did specimen of pure gold weighing $680.
The hole in which it is found is situuted in
Kentucky uallev, be.ween Deer Creek and
South Yuba. The gold is ail coarse, and,
singularly enough, is irtibedded in a stratum
of clay, One has to dig down about eight
feet before reaching this, and there it was so
coarse that the miners who worked ihe claim
picked oul the pieces from the clay. They
found three pieces weighing together $1,000,
one of which was perfectly round. The
fortunate gentlemen are E. S. Bennett, C.
W. and J, A- Winship, und S. R. Ellsworth,
of boston and vicinity. . , ..
THE PACIFIC HAILHOA I).
A private letter from a friend In London
informs uxthai Mr. Asa Whitney's scheme
for a Railroad 10 the Pacific; across tho
northern part of this Continent, Is attracting
there the attention we had expected from
its own grandeur and feasibility, and the
singular clearness, enthusiasm and tact of
its advocate. It has been submitted 10 Lord
John Russell, Lord Stanley, Lord Moniea
gle and other eminent mon, who havo lis
tened with the greatest interest to Mr.
Whitney's explanations, and have expiejsed
their satisfaction at their novelty and prac
ticality.. At the same time he has had in
terviews with heavy capitalists who' have
proffered him all the means necessary for
ihe prompt execution of tho work, 10 be
furnished him as soon as the lands arc grau
ted for the purpose. These gentlemen only
wait Mr. Whitney s acceptance onheir pro
posals to employ their influence which
is large and will prove ethcucious with tne
Uovernmeni and the Hudson's any 00m
pony in order 10 secure the grant, which
will be made substantially on the samo
Phenomena attending the Earthquake.
In Chili. -An interesting letter from Lieut.
M. Gilliss, U. S, N., to a friend in Wash
ing, .descriptive of the late earthquake at
Valparaiso, is published in the National
IntelligencT. It Is dated t. 3. n. Astro
nomical Expediion, Santiago dj Chili, April
22. The following extracts unnotince the
result of the scieminc investigation instituted
on the occasion: ,
"Tho instrumci t fur measuring the direc
tion and comparative v'wloneeof earthquakes '
brought with us hiving luikil to record any
of those previously occurring, iu December
last 1 caused a pendulum 'J luct IU incites
long 10 be made, Willi its lead bull, und some
fine silver wire suspending the pendulum
from tt tripod. A common needle is inser
ted in a cork at ihu bofom of the ball, which
just touches a sluct of g'ua-d pupor marked
with concentric circle und iho points 01 the
compesi. Th.: paper lies on a horizontal plate
of glass resting on the cuitb, mid is sprinkled
with black sund, bo that the motion of the
pendulum leaves a while line exposed. Il
is to be regretted tltiu the paper had not beon
si-cured 10 tho earth, for during the shock
terms as were contained in the bill lately intre wus displm:tiiieiit bodily of about
Indian Difficulties in Minnesota.
The St. Paul Pioneer of tho I61I1 insiant re
fers 10 a fresh outbreak between the Sioux
and Chippewa Indians, from which it 1 p-
prehenus hostilities, notwithstanding the treu
ty of peace of last winter. This new quar
rel commenced about the middle of April,
upon disputed hunting grounds, between a
party of Htoux humors and a oarty of Chip
pewa hunters. . A Chippewa half-breed was
killed, and soon after a small party of Olnp
pewa hunters went IP A Sioux lodgo in the
night, and killed its inmates. Governor
Ramsey has written to the Chippewa agent,
Mr. Wairous, requesting him to demand of
the Chippewa Chiefs the surrender of these
murderers ; but.ii is nol probablo they will
bo given up. In the meantime, the various
bands of binux, hearing of these atrocities,
are stirred up with fell purposes of vengeance.
A band of one hundred and thirty Wapnton
Moux warriors, armed and painted, hud ta
Ken the war-pain, nnd by tho last accounts
were directing their march against ihe Chip
pewas at Mille Lac. About the samo- lime
another smull war party of Sioux from an
ntner nana lett, and ti is believed are gone
to attack the Chippewas who live hear the
river Si. Croix. What further barbarities
may result from these movements cannol
be conjectured. , J
, (ttrThe Chillicotho' Metropolis calls the
old State "flouse in thai city an "eye sore."
If Chilicoiheans destroy that bid pile, we
shall, consider them an "oyu sore," and
they 'will deserve to' be so considered by
"the rest of mnnkind."
before Congress
We confess thai we cannot see ilia pros- j
peel which these facts offer without a pang
of regret that such a work should not be
executed by the United States. Nor can
wo banish the hope that Mr. Whitney may
not ulosu with lhii60 proposals, attractive as
they are, and ihai we may y el have ihe op
portunity of building this magnificent high
way of the world. w -
Still, if British America carries off the
prize of glory and empire, we shall not re
pine at her fortune, for it would be achieved
solely by conferring upon mankind at large
benefits of untold extent and duration.
Colored Population of Ohio. Tho
teceni census discloses some remarkable
acts connected with tho settlement of ihe
colored race in Ohio. In Cincinnati, w hero
that cluss ol persons in 1840, constituted ono
twentieth panol the community, they num
ber at present but one thirty-sixth part. In
the northern part the Western Reserve,
for example they constitute a mucn smnt
I ir share; being in Cuyahoga county, 1 in
144; in Ponage, I in 400; in Ashtabula ana
Medina, 1 iu 700; in Huron and Trumbull,
less than 1 in 1000, and in Geauga there aro
but 7 in the entire population of 17,823 per
sons. The settlements of the colored people
appear to be all within a reasonable disianco
from the Ohio river border, but not so fur
north as to locate them in ihe higher latitudes
of the State.
Eagle township, Brown county, hoFt col
ored 203. while. 920; Greenfield township,
Gallia county, 1 16 colored, 746 while; Jack
son lownship. Jakann county, 101 colored,
612 whiles; Fayette township, Lawrence
county, 164 colored, 958 whites. Marion
township, Mercor county, 270 colored, 1,
150 whites; Jackson lownship, Pike coun
ty. 359 colored, 992 whites. Scioto lown
ship, Ross county , 208 colored, 1 ,388 whites.
Van Buren township. Shelby county, 268
colored. 364 whites. Il will be seen that in
paniculur districts of country they constitute
from onn-stxtti to uiree-ionrius ui un num
ber of whiles, although In the aggregate, they
number less than one eighty-filth part of tho
entire population of Ohio; ; -
There can bo no doubt that tho negro is
becoming of less and less numoricnl impor
tance in Ohio. Cin. Adv.
Jenny Lwd and Barnum. The follow
ing is said, by tho Philadelphia Evening
Bulletin, to bo iho most plausiblo report in
reference to ihe rupture between iwo such
distinguished public characters as M'lle Lind
md Mi.Bnrnum:
The story goes that, on visiting tho Na
tional Theatre yesterday, M'llo Lind was
dissatisfied at finding thai she was to sing In
a building heretoforo jsed as a circus, ihai
she expressed her dissatisfaction in decided
terms, and that Mr. Barnum then offered to
lelsuso her from the remainder of her en
gagement, if she would increase the sum of
$25,000 (which was to be lurieitea on uis
solving their contruct at tho one hundredth
concert) 10 $27,000 a very liberal offer,
which M'llo Lind at onco accepted. This
is the story told 10 us. It may not bo iho
true one, and we shall bo very happy 10
make any corrections in il that either party
may desire. It is possible,, however,, thai
the matter may may jrnialn a mystery, to
he placed in the eatulogtio of great evonts
about which ihere will ever bo hisioric
doubts.' ' , . . ' i
. A mill for tho manufacture of Delaines is
in course of ervxilorf. ai Providence, Rhode
Island. Itl3btkk,300 tw long and 70 broad.
half an inch; bin vo huvu a distinct ellipse,
v bos diameters are 3.5 in nnd 2 4 in, and
positive evidence thai the motion of the dis
turbing force wad in u li:.o varying little
from N. by E. 10 S. by W. orcuurary 10 :
.hu supposed direction hi u luchihc (.anil
avo hits moved in all preceding great 4is
turbauets. ' ' " r "
'Having personally traced the eflVctsof
the s orui along ns eusttin uie us lar south
as Runcagora, near iho river Cachapeal, and
also a section across the axis of motion to
Valpuruiso, no doubt remains on my mind
ihai there are local causes (us ihe geological
formation) which influence both tho direc
tion and violence of tho phenomenon to a
very great 1 xtcnt. At Valparaiso thb direc
tion from which the shock came was near
NE. by N.; ilxmih tho opinion among the
masses ii thul il emtio from the oppnsils
quarter, ihere is no muicatioii that ihd
land hat been elevated in any pari ol tho
bay.
"For several days before and afier there
were extraordinary fluctuations of the bar
omoier, and overcast weuthi-r; but, as 1 have
said before, ihu latter it now iuoni common."
SANGUINAKY
At'COVNTS
titHI.
raoM ai,.
A supplement to the Mmiteur Algerien,
of the 15th, states that n conflict lind takon
place between the Kubyio tribes which had
been excited to insurrection by the pretend
ed Cherif Bargheln, who -hud dured to ad
vance as far as tho plains of Utuigia and
the French troops. Huu Bnrghula advanced
on Bougin, ut the head of a numerous troop
of horse and foot. On tho 8th. Colonel Da
Wongy, with all tho disposable l'rc9 of his
garrison, about nine hundred in nuinboi,
advanced lis far as tho Oued Seghir, three
hours' march from Bougin, in order to cover
the retinal of the chiefs who had remained
laiihful to the French und who were retiring
on iho town with their families and their
flocks, lu tho morning of ihu JOth, the
hostile bands were observed approaching.
The garrison was soon under arms, and
outside iho walls, arranged In ihe most ad
vantageous manner." Colonol Dc"Wengy
Immediately advanced in tha atmck, and a
chirgo of his cuvulry put the Kabyle horse,
men 10 thn rouie, fifty of whom were left 011
the field. In the meantime-, the artillery
kept up a sharp lire en the groups of In
fantry, and tho French lnfumty advancing
completed their defeat. Several hundreds
of the Kabyle infantry wore killed or wound
ed. The loss of the French was very tri
fling. After ilm defeat, Bntt Barghela reti
red towards the head of the vulley. His .
adheronts aro said lo he much disconcerted
at the bad success af a man who had pro- r,
ntised them, in ihe name or Heaven, that '
tlioy should obtain a complete victory. Tho j
miliiia of Bougin were under arms during .
ihe combat, and gnVe prools 01 groat zeal
in cuurding the nosts. and in pscortin!! ttiee
ammunition to tho field of baitlo.
Accounts havo been received from Lower
Inbyliaupiotho21st insiant. Tho French
had entered tho country on iho 11th, and
were desperately opposed by iho inhabit. .
lantB, who, however, were driven fron all
their positions, nnd tht blockade of Gigol
raised. The loss of il.e French was est'.
mated at 100 killed and 300 wounded; atil
thai of iho Kabyles nl 4:17 killed and 20
wounded. Forty-two villages were burnt
-1 .ft. 1 'a:. 1 ..-I.. J. .J
Oil IDC join nnu Mil. ouveim irnnsi nn
made their submission. ' 7
' A California conospoudont to iho," New
York Herald says "hungiug for stealing is i
common occurrence gnld h pritlng 'mhi)'
and nviu:,i plenty. ". . . ,
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