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TERMS OF THE " AMERICAS."
li:iES OF AnVEllTlSlXQ.
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Yearly Adveitisemeuta, f with the privilege of)
alteration) one eolutnn 25 half column, $18,
three auan, $12 1 Iwo squares, f 8 one square,
$5. Without the privilege of alle.atioa llboral ,
discount will be inado.
Advtitisemenls left without directions as to the
length of time tbea are to be published, will ha
continued until ordered out, and chargad ooord
(Sixteen iines make a sqdare.
Paixcs Luc is ad His Fihawcxs. The trial
of this unfortunate yotiug man, will koep Parisian
curiosity alive for the next three months, and will
assuredly present a singular prologue to the cert
monies thai are to t .ke place in the same capital in
honor of the remains of hia illustrious uncle. Il
aeeras tbat the Fiench Government was well swats)
of ihe projects of Louis Bonaparto, and for long
HENHV II. MASSKR,
JT. YM, Editor.
orrlct tn makkkt stskbt, iha tan.
THE AMERICAN" in publiahed every Satur
day at TWO DOLLARS per annum 10 be
p ii l half yenrly in advance. No paper discon'iu
ueil ti I Ait arrcsrsgcs sie paid.
No subscription receiveil for a less period thun
hit moitm. All communication or letters on
bnsin-s relating tn thn office, lo imure attention,
mnai lie POST PAID.
AND SHAItfOKlN JOURNAL.
Absolute acquiescence in ihe decisl m of the maj .ri y, the vital principle of Republics, from which there U no appeal but lo force, the vital principle and immediate parent of deep itism. Jxrrsaso.
Itf Masscr & Elnclj.
Sunburj, Northumberland Co. Ptu Saturday, October lO, ISIO.
Vol. I--o. t.
tho tuiipiht'i pmtsu' Ji'sT ri'aLiaaan,
JEKIS Ala EM.
JtRt'ftALK. Jem h-m.
How g'adsh uld I l) . been,
Could I, in nty lone wandering.
Thine ngil walla have e in I
Could I h ve gazed up hi the dome
A hove ihy lowirslh t well,
Ami heard, t.a cveniim' ml went down,
Thy p utiug camel.' le Is :
Co lil t hiVe sbVd on O'ivet,
Where onee it.e aviotn r l.
Ad. fr 'in Hh hi ight, lo ked iIiiWii upon
The City of our U l I
tor ii mil, liuigvy O d,
Thy Holy Ciiy still
Though heie thv Prophets walk no more
That crowna Motiah's bill 1
Thy Prophets walk no more, inde'd,
Tim elreet of Salem now,
Nor aie their voice Iftcd up
On Ziou'a saJdcne.l brow ;
Nor are their g r n-hid sSjiulchrea
Wuh p'OU rrow k pi.
Where uneethe same Jerusalem
Thai killed ilui'i cailie and wept.
Out anil the me! nf Ahf.il.ttni
With jo, up.ni a lo k.
And lay their ushea at its feet.
Thai Kedrou's fi-ei le brook
Slit I washes, as ila w.itera creep
Along I heir rocky lie I,
And lara.l'e God ia womhipped yet
Whtrc Zion lifts her head.
Yea every morning, aa the day
Break over Olivet.
The holy n mo of Allah cornea
From every mmar.i ;
At every eve ihe mellow call
Floaia on the quiet air
Lo God ia OikI ! before him Come,
Befoie b in c ime, for pray, i I"
I know, when at that anlemn call
The City liolda her breath,
That Oinar'a mo.-qne hears not the n title
Of Htm of N'.zarelh;
Hut Abraham'a God ia worshipped I!. ere
Alke bv Age and Yom'i,
Ami worshipped hopt th Charity
"In spirit ai d in truth."
Yea. from that day when S.dem knelt
And bent her queenly neck
To him who wax, at once, her Prieat
And King Melchiaea'ek,
To this when Egypt's Abiabam
The Kceptre and the aword
Shakea o'er bet head, her holy men
Have bowed before the L.'rJ.'
Jerusalem, I would have area
Thy precipices sleep
The tree .it palm ih it overhang
Thy gorges dark and deep
The gists thai chug along ihy cliffs,
An.i hnwi-e upon thy ro k,
Beneath h .f shade lie down, alike,
Tty al.ej lu nU an l their flock-.
I would have inus d, w l.iln Nighl hung out
Id r a ler I. imp no pale,
Beneath those aneient oliv. -trees
Thut crow in K' don'n vale.
Whose foil ig.' Ii in t ie pilgmn hijta
ThcCily'a walla Kob ime,
M'hose twiMid arm' and gnarled trunkal
Defy the arythe o( l ime.
The Garden of Gethaemaue
Tho-e aired obve'tre- a
Ar alluding yet. and In thtir hde
I would have souuhl ihebre. ze
Tbat, like an i.ngel, bathed t-.e brow,
And boro to heaven th frnyer,
OfJiaiiH, when inauony
He aougbt ti e Fath i there,
I would have gone lo Calvary,
And, wh -re ihe Mary toud
Uew.iiling I u I the Cruetfied,
A m at him a they could.
I would have B ond, till Night o'er earth
II. r heavy pall hud thrown,
Ai d thought upon my Saviour' croea,
And learned lo bear my own.
Jerua dem, Jeruadem,
Thy croi-a thou bear, at now I
An irnn yoke ia on thy nick.
And blood ia on thv brow
Thy g r'den ri iwn, the crown of Truth,
Thou did I teject tad'oas
And ii. iw thy cro-a ia on thee laid,
Tho Creactml ia tby croaa !
It waa not mine, nor will it l a.
To nee the blihidv rod
That acoU'teth lhe-, and long ha'h aCoUrged,
Thou City of our God I
Dui round thy bill the pint throng
Of all th murdeied aeera.
And V 'ieea that eni up from it
Ate ringing in uiy eaia
Went up that di, when d .ikucaa f. U
Fr ru ..II fi inaine .'.
And .hrou l d I ee a noon i and w! en
Thy teuipe'a veil w.ta lent,
A id Kraia of b. ly men, t at touched
Thy feet gave up their dead:
Jeruaaem, tby pt.yer ia heard,
Hi a toon is os Tm uo !
Vttoai TUI V. a.e4BaTTK. I cll corn umiricia. fur iud iiiifiuiiniiuu 01 iviirign
MAllcable Iron from Anthracite, metal will tie mote effectually prohibited by iuch a
Theal haturai reources which I'uiiiHylvania icduetion, than by the highest taiifl. And the a.me
poaaea.es in h.r in xhaustible min. e of inn and of greet lw of trade which have colleclod all the vast
coal, rend, r any discoveries which may tend to in. eaUhlishmcnU which supply Great Britain with her
ere. e the pioduciluit of the olu iud the cc nuinp- iron, imo her thtte coal dUtricta, must produce ai
lion of the other, of importance mt only to peraoua milar i fleets With u
directly int. rested in iboe article, but to her citi- notorious, that tho factories now in operation
tens generally. The public mind ha, therefore, with chaicoal and bitumi .ou coal barely re.uuneM
tu rn much ocenpied wilb the aucccsa wl.lth has re te their propiie.ots, at tho present market value of
cently attended the '.tempts made to employ an- their products and the change in price to which
II rai lie coal in the manufacture if pig metall yet wo bavo alluded, will gradua ly, but certainly, com'
as nearly seven ten: bs of ihe iron conauihed in this pel by far the greater proportion of them to icniove
Country is Uaed In a wrought state, it has still re ihilr establishments inlo Pennsylvania. .
mained a FDljct of inteieating inquiry, whethit 'The convention Which met in New Yoik in 1831,
ib it fuel could ho employed on a large scale, and reported the amount of iron then made and import
with cci nomy, in the processes neceeary to con I ej annually mtd this Countiy, to be two huhdrcd
vert east into malleable ifotu I end twenty.flve thoussnd tons, at present, it Cnn-
U..til lately, the experiments which have been I not be teas than three htlndied thousand Ion. But
mad.' with this object have been attended with but the reduction in the Cost of Ihe raw material. Which
pnrltal and imperfect success. During the lam the use of anthracite will elToct, must vaily increase
mouth, ho-veNer, the New Jersey Iron Company the consumption of the metal. Iron is employed
have atiecee Jed in overcoming all difficulties and in England for the pillars, rafters, and roof, of hou
lie li nen , and are now daily manufacturing sta and mills; for building shis and stearuboata of
every variety of finished wrought iron, maderurn I the largest site; for the construction of bridges and
ih ore exelwiiwly with anthracite .'. I viaducts, and for thousand other purpjes for
Having lately visited tho Company s extensive whith we have been compelled, by He high coat
establishment, ai Boonton, New Jersey, and hav- here, to resort to other materials and it is on y trio
ing been politely furniihed b II. Drcvoort, Esq., great exjiem-e ol the raw maierial which baa so far
A Mr. McCarty, under whoe aupeiintendcnce and prevent. d our American mechanics from entering
direction the furnaces were ronatrui U)J, with every i,,to competition with foreigners in the manufacture
facility to inspect their works, and to asceitain the of ai cltorn, cables cutlery, hardware, and many o-
cunaunipliou of material, it may not heunint. rc-t- (her article eoin oed mainly of iron.
pugnac ty itself would be overawed at such certain Kulogy OU Cold Water
'aughter. The joy of battle wuuld be gone the On the occasion of an excursion to the greatdam
pomp and citcumstance of gloiious war would be and basin of Ihe Cioton Water Wotks, near New
no more, and Ibcte wi til J be little of the romance York, Mr. Stevens, the President of the Board
with wh ch the trade uf human butchery is rtiangc of Commixsijners, gave the follow! g eulogy On
ly invested, if battalions were to be blown to fiag Cold Water. The sentiment which concludes it,
menu by the npouing of a steam valve) and if in how ever, according to the Express, was waahrd
place of glittering wairiurs, and plumed iroopa, and down by the juice of tho grape.
munic, feathers and g ild lace, the fate uf nations i Prtt WaTta, The Deity, the manufacturer t time pat a very strict turveilunce has been kept
was to be di elded by s few swarthy firemen iu red
flannel shirts, sweating with blackened brows over
iy the cartload from biasing pipes, and poking tho . and dens, li .ely attenuntcd as to be respired through
re to keep up the necessary heat, iustoad of ha the pores of the most delicate plants, Rivirs and
ing recourse lo pealing trumpets and rattling drum ; Lakes, so abunJontty diktiibuted aa to auppoit not
to blow thn anarka of military ardir ln'o a flame. ' only the vvhoio animal creation. It clucks and
This would be reducing war to its eaenliuU ii diaiinguihcs the moat destructive element, an I finds
woulJ be getting rid uf all its fascinating decep
ing lo many of your readers to Ica.n the results of 1
The alterations which have been made in the
conMrucli in of the puddling and heating furuacea
Much of Ihe one million lona of iron annually
produced m Great lliitain is consumed in articlea of
In icw of these facta, it d. ea not seem doubtful,
the Ocean, the raw material ; Ihe Han, the genera' up all along the coast, as it was uncertain where ti e
tor of the vapor ; the Skies, the condenser j Flee landing would take place. It would appear, like
the hot and greasy engine, aborting ctnnon balls ! tricity and Attraction, the distributors, in showers wise, that Louis Bonaparte had plenty of money.
When his father ic g .eJ in Holland, the frugul
king had economised on It s civil list a sum of
3,000.000 of francs, which he had laid out in put
thaaing diamonds, but when he resigned his crown ,
with scrupulous honesty, he declined taking iwnr
its level between the tops uf mountains and the t,e di.monde, that had been, after all, purchased
lions at once t it would be such an application of t lol'8 of loueu It wauls neither steamboats nor with the publlo money, and, in spite of the oppo-i-the
labor saving principle to the business of thin- j locom. .tivsa to be transported. It clesnsea snd tion of his Queen Uoriense, the conscientious Kin j
ning populstlott, and of muking Widows snd or- j beautifies all nature, and is so salubrious to man, pen ated in leaving the diamonds behind hm at tint
ihans, that ne ther nations nor individuals would thai it neither disordeia the stomach, excites the I Hagce. Al a later peiiod, the ex-king atill dec!..
lightly go in search of aiuh ghastly honor. fenn. passions, or maddens the brain so necessary to I ned lo solicit any compensation from the king of
II 1 fe, that the huinbleat insect exUts not without the Netherlands for the 3,000,000 of jewels wh c i
it. 1 be Ltttest tree; monarch of the forest, and 1 had become the property of that monarch. Bui'
man, monarch of all, in ita absence, alike droop j Hortene and her son Louis, (the hero of Boulogne )
their heads on the pnrehed earth and diet I not being so tender on this point, proffered to Ki'
For a community like New Yoik where, by the William of the Netherlands divers claims, whlcli,
impurities of water, and still more the deleterious I it is said, have not proved unsuccessful, and l!
beverage of man, life ia ahortencd and our world's I 1,000,000 of francs of indemnity given by lit
go. ds profusely given to tho flames, I may be just- Dutch sovereign is the fund that hus rnabied this
iGcd in the sentiment; .-h ..reiendef to the crown of Frsnnt. lo undatt.'ku
"Iho pure, wholesome, and abundant water of) bis insane enterprise.
the Oiol.m, cheap at any price.
are light. By means of a change in the buNa'ory that when a sulfirienl numlx-r of manufactories are
of the furnaces, a contraction of the grate, and the in operation, to effect a reduction in prices, which
introduction of a strom: blast directly underneath we contemplate, there will be a maikel for at least
it, pig iron is puddled, and piles of the largest siie two hundred thousand Ions of Pennsylvania iron
brought to welding heat with the greatest faclity, I annually. The production of such an amount of
with anthracite con I. No stronger proof of ihe j metal would yield the state an income of ten mil
complete success of the new process need I e ad-1 liona of dollar per annum, all given in exchange
duced, than Ihe fact that the workmen, who are al I for the productions of her soil, and the industry of
wave strongly prejudiced in favor of their old tncih-1 her sons. It would employ vest amounts cf cspi
od, prefer working wilh anthracite and the in-1 tal, give occupation to thousanda of woikingmen
created cleanliness consequent upon the absence uf I and mechanics, require many miles of can da and
the clouda of coal amoke and dual, would be alone railruada for its transportation, and send forth fl eta
a sufficient recommendation for ita use. But the new ol vessels; eniich tho farmer and huabandman, by
fuel i.u. "TT wtbb, wJ 0iiw( I mmuii ,. ' f. ih nrmbfraa
caaions less wear and lear to the furnaces, the coat of their labor, an add immeasurably to the wealth
of keeping them in repair being ihua much dtmin and importance of Ibis city, eud of the whole, coin-
The waste of the iron in ttiB proCesa of Convert
sion is also much less than by the old methndi
With bituminous coal, 22 1-1 cwt, uf pig iron waa
necessary to produce a ton of puddled bus. With
anthracite, 21 1-4 cwt. has been found to be the
larg. ct quantity r quired. In the subsequent pro
cesses of reheating and rolling, the waste foi
ruerly ten or twelve per cent It now doe not ex
ceed five per cent. The amotin' of anthracite re
quired to puddle a Inn (2340 cwt.) uf pig iron, has
been found to be 1 6 or 13 cwt and to reheat, toll,
and finish, for small ail. a, 3 or flewt. for large
merchant iron, atles, etc , 8 or 10 cwt. The qu .1
ily of the iron t' u produced ia quite as g Hid as
that manufactured with bituminous coal There
Such a prospect, gratifying and pleasing as it ia,
is neither idle nor visionary and such, lowly but
smely, by the regular effect ol Gxed causes, must
be the result of the final success now altaiutd in
manufacturing iron with authiacite Coal.
Icrkln9 Stcum Ciuu.
An exhibition ia now open at the Assembly
Build Og, coiner of lOlh aud ChesnUt streiU, of
that wonderful iiiatruin.nl of warfare, the Steam
Gun," invented by Perkins. Having seen it in op
eration, we must say thai the accounU heretofore
given of its d-ntiUctive csbilities, are not at all
exaggerated; showers of bullets are often sp.iken
I . r. .t,. :.i.
remains, therefore, no longer any doubt, that ami,. oul l ,eH'" Su" -
Hie uiOJel now siiown, icrow ias nans a minuie,
taciteCoal call lu employed, Wilh entire suCrens, in
the mauufucturo ofir.n in all ita branches, and in
To those who are unacqua'nted with the details
of iron maklug, it msy sppeur to be a matter of lit
aud wilh auch tiemendotla force, thai without re
sorting to anything like ila possible power, sad at
d ounce of over 100 feet, the leaden bills are
flattened lo tho thinness of the wafer against the
iron target, tome of them passing completely thro'
lie moment, whether one apecies of fuel or another heel nTha barrel ued in this model is
be employed in it-i production yet this s.m le sub
siiialinn promises to exert a uiigbiy induenee upon
the trade and commerce of Peiinaylv ,n'u. Any one
al all converrant with the expense of a rolling mill,
will perceive, fiom the data abave given, that if we
aseume the cost of making pi iron wilh anthracite,
in the tallica of the Schuylkill and Lehigh, and
I our other coal districts, lo be even s high ss f tO
ier ton, (a rate which the daily experience of the
furnaces now in blast proves to Ui above me correct
mark) railroad bo is and merchant Iron can be rolled
fiom it and delivered in Philadelphia at an tpeu-e
about ihe size of an ordinary rifle, but the princi, le
is applic ible to pieces uf any dimensions, and the
one employed in experiment before ihe Duke
uf Wellington and ut'ier distinguished offiora,
drove ounce bullet at distance of 33 yards
Ihroog'i an iron plate one-fourth of an Inch in
thickness and likewise through eleven bard deal
platika one inch thick arid placed un inch apa.t
Con'intlJussh iWers of balls were also projee ed with
such rapidity, that when the barrel of the gun was
lowly swept round in borixjiital direelioe.,
plank, twelve feel in length, was so completely
Df PORTA S'T R.1ILWA YIXVEXTtOS.
Mr. Henry M. Naglce, a young but ing. nious
and accompli h d engin. er of this city, has just in
vented a mode of constructing the raila for curvis
in rnllro'ids, which, we think, is of a very impor
tant character. It attains the great desideratum in
civil engineering of enabling cars to turn upon the
ihortet necessary curves without difficulty or duns
gr thou.-uil inconveniences are escaped fic
tion is diminished, and the axles are exempt bum
injury, while the wheels of ihe car reguiat them.
seltea to the :urn, avoiding the danger ef running
ff. The invention timple and upon the comb.-
nation of two established mechanical principles.
The coinniittco uf the Franklin Ius.itute, have, as
we understand, awarded Mr. Naglee the Scott's
Legacy premium, for bis important snd useful im
Lieutenant Janvier, of the Fiench Navy, is said
to h.ve discovered tho means of getting up the
steam ol engines with much rapidity, that in ten
minutes from the first lighting of the fire, and al
though the water in the boiler may be qui:e cold, a
Viast-I may be set in motion. This is it is added,
(o be added, to be accomplished without any addi-
HiioKT. Tat Kmo. A letter fiom Dresden
of the 13th instant, narrates the following ititen '..
'ng anecdote: "A parly of foreign boUnia'.s, vcl,i;
lately making their rwoarvhes iu the ReiscuLe
Were joined by person who wes stranger u
If we may credit the statements recently pul lish'
ed, ihe sect of "Mormons" is rapidly on the increase.
In England the society nu nbers two or three thou
sand .nemlers, mostly in Lancashire. They have llom. wno nnnor donotid him to be ol
regularly organized churches in Edinl urg, Bir- "mo dw.mcUon, and who w.a attended by tw .
ui.tighum, An In the United Stales tho growth of oluer gentlemen. He showed great knowledge i f
the sect is ati 1 larger. In Illinois state and Iowa tho natuttl sciences in general, and of botany i i
teriitory, the number of members is about five thou- particular, and the party were so much dtliglid d
with his conversation, that at Lis request they so
I conpanicd him to his residence in the mountain".
and passed Ihe evening. Next day the pjrty came
I to thank him for bis politeness, and requested to bd
sand. They have several churches built in Spring'
6 Id, Jacksonville, and other parts of Illinois, Pre
parations were making to build a church in Cincin
nati. In cv ry stale of the Union, excepting Mis.
suuri, Georgia, Louisiana, and Alabama, they have 1 informed who it waa to whom they were undei ul
oiganixed societies. Thus do we ace exemplified, j ligation for his h.spitulity. Their host replied w;ti,
(ft tinlh nf the saviriv. ibsl tbi
igiuu too absurd to be tel:cvcd.
frtk ia nntbina in iiw
Mall I'tttkrts bctirecn Trance
The French Chambeis bavo promulgated a law
regulating the cs al'lishmeul of steam packets to
convey the mails b twce.i Harvie and New Yoik.
Two principle lines of communication are to be
established ty the Govermeitt, and served by s .a n
packets ol 450 horse p wer, one stalling fiom
Bordeaux every "0 day a, and one from Marseilles
very month, in order to arrive at Martinique, and
continuing by Guadiloffjtc, St, Thomas, Poitj
Kico, Ca,e Hayti, St; Jago, lo Havana. The
other starting fiom Nazuire every month to Rio
Janeiro, pas.-ing by Lisbon, Goice, Pernamhuco,
and Baliia. The secondary linos, served by
steamers of 220 horse power, will be eel .blishsd
in order to continue the principal line, the first
to Mexico, touching si Vera Cius, Tampico, Gil
veslon snd New Orleans; the second to Central
America, touching st Chsgres, Caihagenaj Santa
Mar ha, snd La Uuayrs the third to Montevideo
and Buenos Ay res.
To effect this, special credit has been opened
lo ihe Minister of tho Navy, to the mount of
28,400,000 francs, 10 be devoted to the construc
tion, arming, and Ailing up of 14 steam packets uf
4.0 ho se p'iw. r, aud 4 steam packets of 220 hcte
power, and which ia to be eppropiiatod to the ex
pend!. urcs of 1840, 1841, 1842, and 1843;
not rlceeuing $45 to $5ll r ton, aud other dewrip- rorated that the line of ehot holes nearly re sera
lions of irou in Ihe aauie piopuruon. INow the price beJ ,cul frolI, neof jlt ends to the other.
of these sitiel.s, of ordinary qualitns, in Liverpool, 'pllt.ie u uite , Mwy invented steam gene,
h a a.erag. d 9 10. for the last live years. So that tlltot BlUcrlej .hi, gu, lo invented by Peikins,
iu the very infancy of the trade here, we succeed in wbich t jral)inct . A 0f ,i,ni.licity, safely
m.kii.g ir .n aa lo as it can be sold iu Ll vssroot, ,nJ t0 , j,.gfe ne,er Mftn .tiainod,
without lakiog freig.il, inu sue, duties, etc.. inlo . , , h , we, worth ,ho B,toll,jon ,hB
'This nsme, now generally writu-n Ibrahim, i
entific. The exhibition is theiefo.e a very interest
ing one in several respects, and will djubtlrss at
tract crowds of visitors.
No one can witness the operation of the st. am
gun without being satisfied tbat it is destined in
i the calculation at all. And upon finer diacriiilious
I of irou, the discrepancy would be s ill greater in la-
vol of ihuj country. Besides, we luUsl lemcniber,
thsl in suy process, perfection ia not sltaiued al
once ; and it would be unreasonable lo suppose tbat
name, now enneri it wnmn n'r.i i gun wunuui uuhik muwiou iuji ii ia ue
b J I sir't.N U WI IIOl Slluuit Mll.-li fililKnr llnlil.s.
the same aa thai uf "the father or tue faitbrul, Uie ,.n . i , .u Importait respeeU, to change the aspect of war, and
I mrn i aa will maleriul V reduce in. tiuuib'. uf tha I
cotemporary of Ms'ehisedek. t f I I par.leuisriy as a Uelcnsive weapon, it cannot
easily be overrated, while leirifio combination can
te formed of steam vessels of war with this tr
menJous ioveiilion. The only objeclioa urged
agauisi It la, that it is loo murderous, and that il
wuld uuihilale fleets and armies coming w thin
, iu rsngs, in the twinkling uf sn eye. Such doubt.
U....I.I i.. :. I ... i. .. . . ...
banks discount nearly all the good paper that la r nnon the fiuM jcpuoin of loos, banda, . . , r
r.a-l r !m ikj.ltwiil thai ihev will resume sirscie , i i... . . " t ''
.. - - i nuons. eir wmcu aie now inoictiou hi u'smr
Tats Biaaa or BatTivaoss. We learn that The limits of newspaper forbid a more detailed
Ihe bankaof B d i nors have a circulation of fl I calculation; but it ia evident, that the use uf an-
600 000, and sboul $1,000 in specie iu their vaults. I thiacitc coal will enable Peunsylvaniana lo uiauu-
Philadelphia is indebted to Baltimore about $700,- I f4( lUie iron piufi ably, at a leduciion uf at least
000, and Bullimors owes other rasUrn cit es sb.iui I ienly-fivs per cent, upon the preaenl market rales
$300,0(10. Money is conndereJ es.y lUeie, snd Ihs u( rsdroad and br iron, and of from forty to fifty
paymto'a immediately after lbs bsuks uf Pl ilade1-
iwuaati. I The cflVt of such s reduction mut necessarily
I'm ... f .. .a lbs loafer said veil he was ' concenirale the wauufaclurs of nearly all the
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pac.Qctor th'tn ss s destroyer uf the human isce.
To Uiiiig dean u. lion thus to its maximum aud lo
effect in a few mloulea, rcauba which usua'ly re
quire whole canipsigus to accomplish, would I s by
A NEW WAY TO CHEAT THE DEVIL,
The Paris Sketch Book recently publ shed
presents variety of anecdote, sketches, cVc, to
suit almost every luaie. Among ihe Dgliu-r si tides,
is one entitled the Painter's Bargain, which states
that one Mr. Gambouge, a poor painter, with a
scolJing, drunken wife, and not sous in his pock'
et, sells the "remainder" of himself, at the end of
seven years, to the devil, on condition thut in tha
interim the lat er is to do his bidding in every thing.
when ihe last year of the seven of feasiiug snd
wealth ia half expired, Mr. Gamhouge, feeling ex
quiaits qualms as to Ihe fate which awaits htm, snd
hiving tiled rvery manner and moans, even to ths
Pope's shsolu ion, to gel rid ol ths contract, but in
vain hits u,-o.i the following ingenious exdient.
He gives a great feast lo all his friends; calls up
the devil at dissert time; snd, hsiiding over to
him his red faced spoase, Griskiuissa, commands
him to live wilh her for the next six months! This
i bio snuch, even for the devil ; snd in gnsshing
his teeth bitterly, be tears up aud snuuls the Lite
ful cotUisct, and leaves Uaiitbouge to go lo
Ihe his own way."
Tits xoniaw least's. A msn, carrying a large
bundle, applied soma days since, to the keeper of
the column in the Place Yer.dome, for permission
to g i up to the top of the column. He was request
ed to tears his bundle with the keeper, but thia re-
qu at so disconcerted him that he retired in disgunt
the Pantheon, where the e..rrie lequest waa pro
fencd, aud the same conditions met with the same
ebullition of anger. Upon this the man returned
h .me, took out hia large greatcoat, under which be
com rive J to conceal hia bundle, and demanded ad
mission to the tower of Notre Dame. The keeper
sccordingly sccompsuied him to the top of the ca
thedral towers, and as soon as he arrived there he
asked in which direction lay Montmartre, The
keeper piinled it out lo him, and the man sudden
ly pulling ssido the lappets of his Coat, levealej the
bundle, and, tapping It mysteriously, he said,
"should you be surprised if I were to alight on the
lop heights of Montmartre within ten minutes!
The keeper replied In the affirmative, "Say not a
word," continued the Intrepid aeronaut, "and I will
I 'ke you with me;" The keeper, however, respect
fully, but firmly, declined the invita'ion, and ex
hauated all his persuasive powers in attempting to
indace the maniaoto abandon hia aerial expedition,
but all to no purpose. At length the keeper ex
claimed, "well, then, since you will go, take me
w th you." The maniac immediately took out i f
hia bundle some large straps and feathers, and coin
Tux Nkstob or ths Clkmsv is so moms. The
venerable Dr. Nathaniel Emmons died at Franklin
ou Wednesday last being the oldest clergyman prob
ably in tbe United Si ales, aud pieviuua to hia death
bs was the oldest surviving graduate uf Yale College-
He was settled in 1779, ss past, r of ths
church in Frsuklin, in which office bs remained
SI yesrs, snd theu resigned his storl cherge, but
coiiiiuurd lo reside iu Ibal town till tl.e time uf
iron used east of the AllegbeiiU, into the anthra- no uieaiu likely to incm e thv Ullit7rnt abit his death Bxttw ZraAxriff,
a ro'Je. I am, a minerologial and botanist, aud a. a
called King uf . .7
Ksxr Ma ssox mt rniaxo. Mr. J. J. hi h s
juven ia, went to club, and as his appearance w,i
anything but respectable, he borrowed pair . f
bie. che-s of s friend. In ths course of the eveni.i x
the leader cslb d out to him. J , don't til down
in the damp there iu my breeches." A friond wlu
condoled with the embryo critic upon this cxjm.-o,
offered to lend him s pair of unmentionables for I a
next meeting he did so, vnd J had hardly
entered, when his benefactor exclaimed aloud,
kJ you may sit down wh-.'roveryou like in n y
Joan Rtxra, Mosalmiso. -John Kcsve was
accosted in the Kensington rosd by sn elderly f. -male,
with s small bottle of gin in her band. "Pi jr.
sir, I beg your pardon, is this the way to the wo l-
house 1" John gsvs her look of clerical dignity.
snd pointing to the bottle, gravely skid, "No ma'am ;
but that is."
CmcMSATi. It is stslod ihst more thsn one-
fourth of the en; ire population of Cincinnati coa
sists of Germ ins.
Srscis. Ths ship Natcber, from Valparaiso,
h s on boaid wo hundred and tcventy-lwo fAou-
land and forty dollar in specie.
A Cincinnati psper says that four hundred miles
of hoes were kilted in that city to last year. Tbat
meneed with great gravity lo strap them on his seems lo be new way uf counting sw ine.
shoulders like t an uf wings. He then seized the
keeper round tho waist, but the keeper returned the
compliment, snd succeeded in bringing down hia
bird, nrd detaining him un'il sssis'snce wss procu-
n d. The man proved to be eupenter, who ha I
frequently given indications of mental abberrau. n, I Tha Methu. n Gasctte propounds the following
but. being gei.tlo and harmlcsa, had been allowed I mathematical question "If man is too poor to '
Golp. .Ti e Greet Western brings 100,000 in
Gold, to the sdd ess of Mr. Jau Jon, agent of the V.
S. Bank, who is himself s passenger.
to remain at Urge
Ti'ssisu Witxs. There is general idea pre
vulent iu Ibis country, that the Turks have a plus
rainy uf wives, but such custom has no existence
in leabiy. It is due that the Koran allows the Bui
tan seven wives, and eiy other Mussleman four;
but there sis few in-tances in Turkey al ibe pre
sent day, ol Turks having more than one wife, and
I w as assured by U-y.lbat, with the exception of
threj or four of tbe wealthiest pachas, there were
not five Tuiks in Constantinople who had mors
than one wile. On one occaaiou I asked an old
pay for newspaper, how many dogs can be afford
Hallo, atranger! What time is it! How high's
the creek ! What's the price of bu ter !"
"Psst eleven si most twelve -wai.t deep, sn J
Win it II so An olJ lady in the western
country, seriously ssked her hubsnd, if Harrison
should be elected whether ths ft ver and ague would
Wsat's is a. mams! The bris TtmtKrane.
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elTendl bow msny wives ne nso. -ue is au i csn from r.j,,,., b ,,r(ugr U0 pipe4 gin , c.
afford." I s .u it woutu i aimos. .. cneaP ,o ieeP CMfl fi lmmJtulhn rw.
four wives in S nouae sa our, arm uis answer was, i -
Probsbly four Lnglisn wives miglil live eest.ly ,hM d M , of Jo ou Mon3
in one house, but Turkish wives must have sepi- ,0 th uot;t uri , country man of wis of our
rale houaes ; snd msn must hsve ss many stab- ja1lj 0for,t .ho wai wslkiog up Beacon street
hahioeuu ss he baa wives, for if tluy were to live j,h , c)Ul,B of mfli Uhind him, the othet
in ibe same bouse, they would scratch one ano- t Jjy.50Jo, pMt,
tber s eyes ou. I wss, bowevsr, acquainted with
one efl'eneii, who, galling tired of h s wife, solJ her, I Pastiis. A yeung Lady waa asked, which par
uud b-'Ught two b ack ones with lbs money bs got I ty shs wss moat In favoi of, rej lied tbat hs f lefur.
S'ji htr Rc'fo TUrk.y a.iJ f.W TUrht. red a wvdJuig pjrty,