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HANNIBAL JOURNAL. JUNE 23, 18o3.
o- CLSNfrK, koitok AibrnorntKTOR.
TTJ' VI iuthorifMl to inwiMt WM. O.
YOl'lfd nil"1V fnr w rVf'litm In the office, af
CLZK Of E JtaU.1 COtHTt Ct)TO.T, at tht e
tuin A'H'i'LeH-tlioa. .
UP It will bt perceived, by a refeienrj tt the proper
p'ttt in our columns, that Wiilfstr O. Yenng, E-q , h
eatxii'tltte fat re-eWt'on to the efliet of Clerk of tti
Comvijr Court of Ralls county. We hart bad a long
pevsooat teaiiinttnct with Mr. Young, tnd knew hit
to bet first late ma and to excellent Cleric If indi.
vidoat merit, awl lot requisite qualifications tan eon.
tltlutt Ihe proper pwommendalioi.a fork caiid date
tkv Billy O. Y.r.rC, "tanl be beat"
rfCf We are authorized to announce Mr
THUS.-K. HATCH Ell, asecundilate foi
re-election to the office of Cixan of tut
CpcxTY Covet, of Marion Couutr. wtd
TTr We are authorized to announce Mr.
TliOS. E. THOMPSON', as candidate
for re-eleclion to the office of Clerk or
Tiia, Ciacrix Covkt, for Marion County.
J7We are authorized to announce
Cant. S. A. BOWEX, as a candiJate for
r.Vik nf ilia Court of Common 1's.eas
Election next August. wtd
. yrjF We are authorized to announce
rtUKLES D. BOURNE, as a candidate
for the office of Clkrk of tbb Has.hbai.
Coibt 'of. Co mos Fleas, at the next Au
tvvxrn or mi.
General attention teema to hare been drawn
towards an appropriate celebratiun of the
Fourth, in thit city. There twill be several ad
dressee from good tpeokers ; a god band of mu
aic will be engaged; and various associations or
order are taid to be preparing to join in regalia
in the celebration. The vicinity and neighbor-
ing towns are invited and expected to at
To be as happy as possible is a sort of solemn
duty which patriotic people will render to their
country, on that dy. Long laces will be toted
out of order, by the whole score of millions ol
people, all over the brood land. Old and!:
young; gray haired people, and middle aged
people, and young people, and little chilJren,
will meet together in large ana small assemblies,
and thankfully looking up at the flig (Wing
above them, and joyfully upon the beaming
faces around them, should remember wkh grati
tude the birth-day of our nation, and that the
sympathetic hearts of many millions are vi ith
them in the enjoyment of the same noble feel
ing, and that through millions of minds is pass
ing like an electric current, the same elevated
and comprehensive thoughts. It is a day never
to be forgotten, and should never be suffered to
pass without festivity and rejoicing.
M. r,,.,... 1 he 91. josenn vycio ua urn
At , everything relating to the Railroad reference to the report or the Chief engineer 01
tolhe Pacific is of interest at present, I send the Hannibal ami M. Jo.cpfi Kaiiroaa. ine
you an extract from a letter from California.- condensed history given or ine ear.y muui.t.o.-
The Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad Com
pany has an office at No 2, Hanover street, New
A parly of gentlemen and ladies on a fishing
excursion, may be contemplated philosophically
under two separate heads:
1st; Fishing in water.
id. FUhing on land.
The former is the prose, the latter is the po
etry of the excursion.
Imagine,' now, fifteen or sixteen blooming
young lasses and eligible young ge.illemen, with
hook and line and rod; with fishing worms in
lin cups and love and romance in their hearts,
ail embarked on the ferry boat, under a broiling
sun, and romping ad singing, to drive dull care
away. - Crossing the bottom en the exker aide,
somebody must carry the bucket of ice; some
body else muat "tot a" the heavy basket of pro
visions, and others must carry the minnow buck
ets, alt of which duties are cheerfully perform.
edby the marriageable gentlemen of the party.
vrWare anxious to appear as accommodeting as
possible. Arrived at the ground, the hooks
are baited and thrown in the water, and then a
confusion ef sounds frightens the fish to the bot
torn, or away to the end of "Sand Slough." Af
around and partakes with vigorous appetite. I
Somebody suspiciously enough for himself
finds a phial of brandy in the basket. Nobody
knows how it got there; but there it is. Its
presence is charged upon the president of one
of our temperance societies, who denies it, and
throws it in the slough. That young gentleman
who is so busily engaged in helping his pretty
neigliDor at his side, and who appears to a care
less observer to be in love with her, i, "on the
contrary quite other wise," dead in love with the
demure looking lady directly opposite, at whom
slyly, and when he imagines nobody is looking
he stares, as if she were some strange looking
animal just imported from South America, or
some other outlandish quarter of the globe, or as
he should like to devour her all at a mouth
fuf, if it wouldn't be considered cannibalism.
Bu, although he thinks this, he wouldn't speak
to her O, no! not for the world! How could
he Say anything interesting enough for her to
hear? Take care! "faint heart never won fair
lady" she will slip through your fingers yet!
AU the tune lie is thinking what we have guess
ed above, the lady's thoughts arc running in quite
a different channel. It is questionable whether,
if his name should be mentioned, she would be
quite sure that she had ever heard of it before, al
though perhaps less than a month ago, she might
have led him a bewildering dance through the
mazes of hope and despair, just by way of ex
fermenting on her own power. Now, with the
greatest earnestness, she is sweetening a draugh
f vinegar for the haiid&jtne young man recli
Siing at her feet and who looks as happy as if
the cup he is draining it really all sweet, with
out any vinegar at all about it! 0: there's tna
ny a cup to be drank in this life thus mixed.
and well it is for the man who is able to smoth
r down the feeling of woe, and make others
around him believe that the cup he it drinking
from is filled altogether wilU that which suits
his taste! But whils we are gazing around ab
sently at the cusnpany, and philosophising, the
rascally Doctor who sits near by, has eaten up
all lUe pie! And the'dinuer feeing finished, the
company rise from their humble positions, and
resume their, labors, fishing and talking with in
domitable industry until it it time for the ferry
boat le be at the landing, when a retreat is beat
From last 84'a.r jjy up to the present moment,
and from thi time henceforth, we are an advo
cate 'ef fishing pjrties. Three cheers for the
fish in ll.e wiltr, and nine for those on land !
Intelligence has been received that Mr. Bush
ntll has completed arrangements in the East, by
which the Northern Cross Railroad will be
completed from Quincy to Meredosia and from
Clayton to Chicago by the first of next Decem
ber a year. The -Chicago and Quincy and
Meredosia and Quincy Railroads will unite at
Tke writer traversed the country in '49 over
which Benton's line is proposed to be run, and
in 'E2 the more northern route, by the emigrant
trail, through the South Pass. So his opportu
nities for a general knowledge of the country
are exttnsive. '
The suggestion in the Intelligencer ef a Union
meeting to settle and harmonize the conflicting
views and interests of the different sections of
our eounfrr. to be held in St. Luis in the FalU
is a goo lone. Its proceedings would furnish
instruction to Cengress, and a plan might be
adopted by the penple to aecominoun umerem
interests, which might be made the basis of a
bill ConcreKs would pass. At present there is
every prospect of a stoamy, protracted and un
satisfactory debate on the road question. Amid
the conflict of interests and opinions it is doubt
ful whether anything final will be done, in se
lecling a route either directly by Congress or by
a reference of it to the President
In my opinion the best plan to build the road
is by private enterprise, largely assisted by the
government. Il will be completed sooner, cheap
er and belter. The company should be allowed
to select their own termini, and their own in
tcrmediate line of route. Bat I would be sorry
to see any one overgrown monopoly (created by
great and exclusive governmental favors) con
trolling nil the direct intercourse between us
and the Pacific. To obviate this, let Congress
pass a bill donating land and loaning its credit
(both liberally) to any companies who may or
panizc to construct one, two or three lines of
railroad to the Pacific. Under such a bill
companies would Dc lormeu, perhaps, on ai
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vuwuci cenirai auu iiuruicru rou. i lie com-
of the road, its origin and thenanner In which
il was sustained by the energy of a few persons,
until it drew to its support numbers, wealth
and influence; "and, advancing step by step, is
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now in course ot construction is correal, auu
shows how faith and perseverance can ride over
and trample do-vn difficulties. The compliments
paid to the report and to Mnj. Bucklin, are all
We are indebted to Mr. S. M. Moore for a! panies could select their own termini and the
couple of California papers, from Ahich we
take tome interesting extracts,
O" The Russian army, 100,000 strong, is
concentrating on the Turkish fronties.
A singular race of human beings lias
been discovered in South Africa. They are
pigmies in size, though symmetrically
formed, and their skin is of a bright and
transparent bronze, and as smooth and as
polished as marble. They are called Earth-
men. The race u fast verging to extinc
tion. They shelter themselves in caves and
crevices of the earth ; when these are wan-
ling, they make artificial scooping? on the
surface, which thev line withjeaves and
For the Hannibal Journal.
Tan BaasMlaar Axademj.
Mr. Editor: Permit me to invite all
who enjoy a "feast of reason and a flow of
soul," to attend the closing exercises of
Van Hensselaer Academy, which will be
held from the 27th to the 3 1th of June, in
clusive. Examinations of the ladies, will
commence on Monday, 27th, at 9 o'clock,
a. m., and will be continued with
best route. If n practicable route could be
found on any particular one of them, then it
would be abandoned and the company dissolved
without loss to the government. If however the
company should proceed and only construct
portion of their road, as for example on the
southern line into New Mexico, it would re
ceive from Government credit and land for so
much only, and the road would develop the
country, and probably pay an interest on the
outlay. One or perhaps more companies, pos
sessing practicable routes, would finally secure
the great object. That company probably
would first a "tain it which had the most practi
cable, the most direct, the most level, and the
least costly route; in short, the route which it is
ct,4 fcimtlf oe
extended yearly by a series of bonds upon
wnicn me company could piy interest after the
REPORT OS TH1 PRELIltnf AKY BTTRvTETI AlfD
LOCATIOH OF HANNIBAL An 1 T. J us Era nau
road, by James m. bucklin, chief eugi
Some four or five voars ao, the idea dawned
upon the minds of two or three individuals to
connect the Mississippi and Missouri rivers by
a railroad. This idea was so far in advance of
the feelings and prejudices, the conjectures and
even wishes ol the people in this region, mai,
for the most part, the only attention it euciieu
Tor a time, was expressions or surprise ai us nov
elty, or manifestations of ridicule at its imprac
tibililv. Luckily, the projectors of this scheme
. .. . - - - . ... . ,
were no idle dreamers, wnose policies couia
be upset by the cold doubts or skepticism or be
demolished by the lash of ridiculo. The prac
ticability of their project was a matter ot math
ematical demonstration the possibility of its
consummation appealed to the energy of its orig
tnators. And never was appeal more ludicious
!y made or more resolutely answered. Onward
tiiey kept their way, deterred by no daubts
frightened by no ridicule, appalled by no oppo
sing public opinion, their courage, and energy
not abated even by painful, protracted, and crip
pling disease. Soon the footsteps of progress
could be traced. The bill for a charter was
fought through Stutc credit was pledged, an
exploration was made subscriptions of stock
were solicited, and the before shapeless and rid
iculcd idea now took a tangible form and seem.
ed to issume a hervadine power. Hopeful
politicians, whose affection for the "dear people
never permitted them to hint at any scheme for
the substantial good of their constituents, until
they were quite sure it could command the mag
ieal influence of that all powerful political talis
man, the majority, now elevated their voices
aloud and begged to be regarded as original sup
porters and champions. The grant of public!
lands at last ellle l the question of the comple
liin of the Hannibal und 4l. Joseph Railroad
and one would have supposed tint doubts would
cease jealousies vanish, und that now there
would be only unanimous and cheerful hope for
the "good time coining. tsut who ever knew
a croaker that would not croak? Or who ever
knew a politician jealous of the crowing popular
ity of a feared competitor that could not raise
the darkest clouds of calumnies to obscure the
fairest horizon? To all who have doubted and
honestly feared to all who have fretted at what
they deemed delay to all who have private
end's to occomplish or privaie piques to gratify
incy lacked in sense to all who are
Written lor lb HurtSKbat Journal.
THE FADIX6 ROSE-BUD.
Onlte death of Em Jsite, sffcetiooatety inscribed
to MV and Mas. Hoivi.
I Lad a '.ovely roit-bod
Just api.in bsauteoualy,
I placed olt on my fcftotn,
And fsfVr It was to see
My heart wa fondly swelling,
When every pasr by,
Admired my beanteous flower,
Ttat blossomed but to die.
Awhile il gaily floarisbtd,
Kurs4 by affection's dew,
And trpry passing hour,
More beautiful it grW
Each temler Iaf unfolding,
A lovely hna displayed,
I thought a brighter flower,
Wat surely never made.
prspartd to t
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friends or foes let us commend Maij. Iincklin's
r nnrt It flta.r i I. III il C i
i e .1 a i . . , s,Lvii. ii iiv unii nicy win mere una
completion of the road, and these could fall due j a "reason for the TaiUi that is in llicm"-if they
in 25 or 30 years, yearly, as they iuued, and'havehad doubts they will find them dissipated
could be met by a sale of stock, if the Company I iu Perusali as before a noon-day sun, and if
t to do so. Baten.imt, ,, . tlley are seeking something to snarl and cavil
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here is the extract:
nf Ul I 1. .1 I .1 . -11 r-
i, ict men! i'u& ouurj), unu iney win una tto-
The report is a model report, in every re-
. ii is jusi wnai u purports to be, a,yor.
P.;c i.. i J ii cuuouies resuus. il relates clearly, concise-
rnusicand! " -. um mvenot nau leisure; !v and forcibly what ha, LeP rfn-'.i .i,.
In pursuance of your request, I begun to',Dect
write an article upon the subject of a route fori U eu'l
me i a.:inc iwiiway, out have not had leisure
to complete it. O.jr own exnerienr-e nf ih S
n. i pre de fjhristd mountains, the valley of the Col-
nt, will orado of the North, the Sierra MaJre, and es
M , and l,.eci,.'' ,f tlle Cuchatope Pasj, after turning
various exercises till Tuesda v. n l I , f . , U Jr own experience of the S..n
animation of the male departine
commence Tuesday, 2 o'clock, p
will continue till Wednesday evening On! 'he R' "v ll,r""Si which, you remember",
Thursday flOth m im iT rM"J proves 10 me that Le-
m l V V , 4 ' J'jroux's route is altogether impracticable. That
"""" "cuvrreu oy uev. J . IJnird, of ; Pa" n61. worse than Johnson's cut-off acr
01. Lrtjui!, Jvlitor of "St. Louis Presbyteri
an," and Hon. Mr. Bioadliead, of Pike
ui explorations; reconnoisances and measure
ments it unfolds the capabilities of the country
through which the location passes, and demon
strates forcibly and powerfully the possibilities
of a future commerce between llie Atlantic and
Pacific between Europe and the Indies, ma
king this line of road a portion of its medium of
transit. The report is not onlv hiehlv credit.
Tt . a -
annual meeting of the Board of
Trustees, will be held on Thursday, June
30ih, at 2i o'clock, p. m. A full" attend
ance is requested ; as matters of much in
terest to the prosperity of the institution,
will be presented.
most fe' tiblV e i. fr C o7 St' Jo ' "? V fV"? " "
seph. From Indenendence LllZ TJe?h?tM l .',,0W f"W
Kansas, both Biue rivers, und other streams on
me aaii river model a
an ocean in I ha vinf..
and Spring, and dry in Autumn pursuing near
ly the emigrant road bv the South Pass and
.juuiciic u.-uu (0 llie D1IIK of thr l STri'.. .1 . i
,!,, ,t , , - - j " ; ucmuiisirauve, pracucai.
thence there are several roads, all pronounced j
by competent judges to be practicable. The Anothsr Versioa of tat Santa Barbara Affair.
, " uiMiuiim, is a new trail, "cuavcrraivtu irom Air. Dovers
abundance of skill, judgment and ability, in Mnj.
Bucklin as a writer. Everything is precise and
to the point. There is no writing merely to
fill up a report. Nothing overstrained, or in
the least degree "highferlutin." It is forcible,
One day I siw it drooping,
It beamed upon my heart
With paleness and wi'.b trembling,
I saw it sink to rest;
I fraied that it was dying,
Foe paler atill it grew,
Bot I vainly ttrovt to save it,
With all that love could dt.
I tsked escb passing rhyr,
Tt breaths upon my flower,
Ard each icviving sunbeam,
To try its htsling flower;
I used each fond endearment,
1 wateied it with tears,
But every moment brought Die
More agouizing fears.
OU I must I lose my rose-bud !
Tht tiniest one I lovt,
Ii there no kind physician
My pieeious flower to save i
But vain was my prayinj,
A woim was at the core,
And leaning on my bosom,
It withered more and note.
A length 1 heard a whisper,
"O, suffer it to come
To me tlx only Sanor,
And I will take it home;
There in my gardea bloojiing
Are many built like ihint,
In bright unearthly beauty,
Sweet flowers how they shine."
I rtised my tearful eye-lids,
And lo 1 a form tf light,
Just like the risen Savior,
Then met my wondering sig'i! I
And while I strov to tell him,
That be might take it borne,
A;iin I heard him saying,
'Oh! suffer it tt came."
The glo;y round him Shining,
Spiead btavtnly light afar,
And in tach band extended,
I saw the fatal sear
Th,rt too I taw with anguish,
DyThfr'Hfijl JIT.0.".. h.iLiile ,
'lwas bt the cruci6ed.
With overwhelming sorrow,
I xised my faded flower,
A long farewell I gave it,
That well remembered hour
One daric and painful struggle,
Now racked my tortured mind,
And then with sighs and weeping,
My rose-bud I resigned.
'Twas foUUd to his bosom,
And as ht placed it there,
I saw new lite returning,
BeMiitli bis fostering care
And though I felt such anguish,
Ai.d torobteJ my heart with pain,
I dared not, I wished not,
To call it back (gain.
And then the tender Savior,
Cast such a look oa me,
And said to m so iweetlr,
Fear not, I'll comfort thee!
That I in calmness waited,
To see them take their fl g'it ;
Then in a cloud of glory,
Tbey vanished from my a'ght
J. A. S
WILSON & BROTHERS,
WBIOLCSALt AMD BCTAIL B EALBBS I
Hardware and Cutlery,
t C0LUNS NEW BU1LDINO, t j
Sign of tht Big Padlock,
Wt ire now .
tides la our lint tt St. Louis ppcet. Our stock, tboagb
not to txteneivt, eomomet tt great a variety at any
atort of t similar character in tht 8att. Having tbt
largest wholesale Establishment In Ht. Louis, wt art
enabled to defy competition either In priet, quantity,
r quality. Wteaniurnlsh Merchants from tntecma
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try a: M l-ou', n qukiiii rricrs, wuicn win relieve,
them from the payment of freight, insurance, ctaotit-'
sion Among our extensive stotx of Hardware will
bt fouud tne following trticiet :
Sevthes,' rtaet, bay-foika, train cradles, tetiht
snesds, hoes, spades, shovels, bay, straw and grast
Cut.wroueht tnd horse Nails. Collins'. Hunts'. Ms.
pinctU'.tnd 8immons' axest files, rasps, chisels, tuf.
ert, locks, latches, bolts, butts, bingftt tod tcrtwti
Log. trace, natter ana oar a cnains.
uunairsiins' ants varpetiiera' xtxtls.
Gun barrelt. locat, doubkle trirrtrt. nbs. amtl
pieces, guards tnd boxes, and a geastral atsortnttt tf
tools aid trimmings.
Plaint tnd stws, every variety, adies, bamsatrt,
batcbett, and other articles in tht Ctrpeeter'tlut.
Fine pocket tnd tablt cutlery, raxora, shears, butcher
Wt also have the PATENT CIIAIX FVMPt,
which wa will dispose of lower Uanlbey eta bt ob
tained anywhtre in the State.
Wa invite t call, as our store is tbt largest and btst
in Hannibal, it all it loons to be.
N. B. Wt have removed our ttort from its former
locttion, which was near tht City Hotel, to the 6ae,
large new Bui Idirg, lately ertete'd by Mr. H. W. Ctl
lias, tn the south tast corner of Main and Bird ttrtttt.
Hannibal, Junt 3, 1K53. (wly)
YAM7ABLX, If TXUX.
We cannot offer the public a more accepta
ble piece of intelligence than the following,
which we hnd in an eastern paper. It it a cure
for the tooth-ache. A practitioner says:
"Gum copal, when dissolved in chloroform,
forms an excellent compound for ttuffing the
holes of decayed teeth. 1 have used it frequent-,
ly, and the benefit my patients have received
from it hat been truly astonishing. The appli
cation it simple ana easy, l clean out tne hole,
and moisten a little piece of cotton with the so
lution: I introduce this into the dectyed part,
and in every instance the reliei hat been almost
instantaneous; the chloroform removes the pain,
and the gum opal resists the taliva; and, at tke
application it to agreeable, those who labor tin
der this painful malady, would do well to make
a trial of it."
KAJOB bucklin s kepokt.
The Weston Reporter says:
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surveyed last fall, and lead n-r into 'VnLH,. i.. rr.:.,.. c- ' , ' cce ptauie ai Ilia time.
On Thursday evening, the exhibition of Jil"''i" il ,aiJ 10 be a very good pas, and al ! . V V , 7, , UJroara'jfs it c .c.t. a large fund of information favor-
the male deparimbnt will L n mo,t lcvel- The Br'l "'incultu"; b" met J ? , ra"C1SC HeralJ' the followin& b 6 l?,L PP M". es'ension
inemaiedepartmbnt, will be held. Ongmal after enlcring ,h mini tfiriJ J' statement of the troubles in that place, differing t ot a Rlroad from ll.e Atlantic to the Pacific
orations and Compositions, will be preset'-1 sido of Platte river would never do; the Ulack e"eTt'-Hy f ro-n the account in yesterday even- i foe?n- Mr- Bucklin "speakt from the book,"
ted, and the following question discussed ;! wuulJ e as great or greater obstacles than inj's edition. We give thn story almost in the'i the 'out.', from the Missouri river for six
t1r,r p,e".r. ,",e ,pre"r ' ruzssiz. '-'-;"frmu itn'-iras
productive of more Lvi! than Good?" Ve bull am morally certain a Railroad uri the . ?V"m ben ia T,iet poion of! unry were made under hi. tpecial directitn,
send a special invitation to our r..i;t.,vl,l present plan of Ln?incerinr ,i i ., ie ranch known at Arroyo Uaros, d irinz two l various periods. The rtsultt of theaa .nr.
ll'A.r...cr I I. fl i : . t . .1
j - i'u. -i. ijvh ciauns to ue u nu'ntr nr
menus, 10 come ana share the feast with
us. And through you, we give a cordial
invitation to our citizens generally, to be
pretent, especially on Thursday and Tues
day evenings, if you cannot spend the
whole time with us.
J. P. Fl.NLEVPrincipal.
Anew ateain engine has been put in sue
cestful operation in Joliet. The Signal
The machine in operation here is small
and very simple. It is about as larire as a
common water pail, and out of the frame.'
principles of science and mechanical nowers
cannot possiUy ever bo completed elsewhere.
The undertaking, it seems to me, would be ns
egregious folly ns to attempt to duBi the Missis
sippi. S in F rancisco must ever be the depot
of the trade of the North Pacific; Oregon and
the Sandwich Islands will, for a century to come
The Grand Hirer Chronicle adds the title of
"Internal Improvement Journal" to its name.
The editor has associated his tan, Ehuund S.
Darlington withhitn in business, and their pa
f .1 a to..
par it toon lo ie enurgea ana unproved. . u it
a good paper and deserves tuceess.
The Flag, a Phelps newspaper, heretofore
published Spripeld, Ma., tat beei tut
JT" The bum'uest ia u of J'euria, publish a
card, jJedguig iktmselves not lo circulate or
receive the bills of the Atlanta Hank.
can oe easuy narjdied by one man. and vm
enjiineere end machinists who examined it
while running and partially tested its now.
.., wiunoic us wuiKing anility at two liorse
power, ii nas no sliding valves for regula
ting the steam no piston rod. or rr..nL
flnrt rr lk1nA ...l.anl ni. ... '
misci. i ue essential parts
consist of but five pieces, we are told, and
these include a pulley for communicating
tne power, n starts instantly when the
steam is Jet on, and stop as quick when it
is letofT; the principle is equally ai.plica
b!e to water wheels, steam engines, and
ion: pumpi wnere water is required to Le
ihrowu with great force.
A Blvmdcb.- The New Vnrb Ail. i.
intr cf a man of trine note, latelv A.A
I ..... I. ..I -u, nil-
" l" "J " tuDsequently commenct.f
life tt a leiral practitioner, hut iv.
t LT: .1 . . .. ' .7 " ""i'CU
roin u oy nis love or letter. I h r.r.i,.- ,i:.i
nnt LmL ul III, lirfi.tf c..l .... I
....... .... r. u nmmay niorniti
had llie pleasure of reading, "he ttihseqnentlv
c(j.iincncd life as a legal politician',' hut wasdi'.
verted from it hy his lov e of bitter."
remain mere producers for the mining region of
California, and iheir supplies must pass through
uie uay. iisnce a railroad to Sau Diego must
connect with San Francisco but why run the
road 1,000 or 1,200 miles from a direct line
over a country greatly poorer, more mountain
ous, m Uct, desert land, in the face of obstacles
many times more important, and after passing
the Cahone Past, the only one south of Carton's
R mte which can be got through, and last, (the
Sierra Nevada being crossed) with the San Her
nardino, Uonaventura and Coast RanrrA .iill .
I. ..i iim . . , ---b-
u" "lumiieu. ,i nai me talione 1'uss is, you
can rememix r; it is described as far better than
Walker Cut-off, by eeveral with whom I have
conversed, familiar with both routes. If you
remember, this side of Trench's U,nnh ....
camped at the base of the Mountain, where
Walkers Route intersects the Valley Hl)ad- I
don't think I eould enjoy a ride in a ear dow'n
those mountain,:, tuid u to tiimiclitie, that is im
possible. You will remember C.r' 1 i
at ... , ' " " tiuillllll
and dest ription ot tiJ0 road over Walker't Pa.-
U. ii:it te I'nii It i..t, ..r '
...... .,w jM iiiuii ji m
Imflienci: op KTiiVro iTiTZ-Th-
. tuv uaicna
M' alono ,he ,ine " Ccn
tral Kail Road, between Galena and Frce
port, several Uew nnd thriving villages are
springing up in the viciuiivof depott, whirl,
bid fair to be populous sjn.i llirivin" vil
lages. Surrounded as they an by a fine
ugncuhural country which has beeu hare 1
iui.jic SO LMt-.-.l a lllstnilfl! r,lm
r KHALI TTFK-SKTTZBl
The Boston Olive Branch, on which females
art employed at compositors, tayt:
"Our roomt are well carpeted, and the girls
do not come until nine or ten o'clock in
tht morning, retiring in good teason, seldom .
making over seven or eight hours a day. Smart
compositors can in that time earn from $6 tt $8
u V W.V.av nl,r ripe female 4. h. OUl of
three we employ. Added to this, one desk has
been occupied by a female editor at our assist
ant, at a talary of $900 a year. She hat spent
seven hourt a day in the office, for five dayt in
the week. We generally have in tur office an
organ and a piano-forte, and we hive music at
the meal hourt, when the ladies fee like play,
ing." r '
We are under obligations to Mr. B. W. 8
Bowen, for late New Orleans papert.
OThe B'hoys got come up with on Wednes
day night last, as they were about to give a
charivari to a newly married couple; they were
led by a gent to a house that wat empty, where
they kept up at a late hour of the night, having
aU the tport to theraselvet, and no liquor.
We received the following invitation a few
dayt tince. It would be very pleasant to spend
the Fourth in Fulton, but thit it awful htt
weather for an eighty miles trip:
Fultos, Mo., June 14th, 1853.
You are retpectfully invited te attend the
celebration of the laying of the corner itenet ef
the Deaf and Dumb Asylum and Westminster
College, al Fulton on the 4th of July.
Addresses on the occa.ion by Gen. Gardenhire
of Jefferson city and the Rtv. N. L. Rice, D.
V., of St. Lotus.
In high consideration, yourt, &c.,
A. A. RVLEV.
P. B. REED.
in Deitau of the Trustees and Commission.
the land through a Mexican leare. dated fiu.
years back, from the Mission priests. Dr. Den
instituted proceedings in the Supreme Court to
eject Powers; on Saturday last, Sherifl Twist
raised a posse of tome 350 Call
veys effectually shatter the handle of Col. Ben.
proceeded to execute the writ of ejectment
Mr. Powers bavins no iutention to resist
process of law, had prepared a collation for the
entertainment or the Sheriff and those who ao
companied him. The Sheriffhad a cannon with
him loaded ; tne Mickey threw a l.issn ov.- i
to draw it away ; Mr. Videll ttepped tip tnd
told Mickey to let the cannon alone, when the
Sheriff drew his pistol, fired at Videll, and or
dered Ins posse to fire also. They did so. and
idell fell dead, pierced by at least half a dozen
bullets. They then fired at John Dunn and
Mr. Stout one ball striking the former in the
shoulder and another in the leg. These two,
being well mounted, took' to flight, and thoiurh
marllr nnr.n.l tf-.l ...... l . . J
...j r....ulli auu nicu ul) succceaea in es
When Mr. Videll fell mortally wounded, i
y oung Cahfornian, who formed one of the Sher.
ft s nncti. ftnrl tn ..-I....... ..: i I ii
... - r , ... , i,,. rr llle Woiin(iei man
was ueiroineu, drew his dirk unj slabbed the
Sheriff in 'he back. He wat immediately ihot
......... iniuimuiu siaies wial the greatest
excitement prevails in Santa lLrbara, ani that
the native Californiatis, COO strong, are in arms,
,owniKiiio uestruciion or the Tew Americans
resident there. The town is under martial law,
and the American citizens have barricaded their
uweinns in expectation of n a...li w.
L II ... ' . - . - "
snan prooauiy receive rurlher particulars wih
thetrrival of llie Sea Bird.
Iliey can. 'tot
Tlie Roman Catholic Church at kBourbonnait
Grove, Will County, was destroyed by fire on
Sunday of last week. It was a iarge, beautiful
ail to .( m ,,!... r .. . 'I . . 3 - - vnia-e in
i , . i v. j - uh:u ii njs iwiiiefl, 1 up.
. I'lSUlC U ail 1 I In I., ii I in.... ... . . .1 r . I. .
- " ' - imii. i , li.'llirT.I'.ni 1 li.ll
tri?in uf thr. lire t
ton t St Louie ideal Railroad fan. nl K..,..
asunder the ligaments which confine it, in such
a manner that wt opine, it will not be able to
raise even a breeze much less a gale. Mr.
Bucklin has been professionally engaged on
nuny important works of the West and South.
Hit practical and scientific acquirement are
varied and extensive, and in bridge architecture
is turpatsed by none. In 1831 he made a sur
vey of the Illinois and Michigan canal, and re
commended a railroad in lieu of it notwith-
t.in:lincr ill. tnl.ma nf P . : I 1- .1 .
6 ... ..i., v itsiuusua wat men ma
normal state. The recommendation was defeat.
ea uy me casting vote of the presiding officer or
the Senate of the Illinois Legislature; yet time
.... ,uuy uBinunsiraicu tne superior ability of
Ihe tuggestion. For several years, aubsequent
ly, he was in the U. S. service nn ih. i-.k.-
land road and afterwards had charged or a larra
nnrlinn nt In. nl.nA . I. an. . . .&
, . . . ,,,.,,- .viii 01 iiunois whilst
mcy were prosecuted Uy the State. He must
necessarily be better acquainted with the topo
graphy or the West than most men or the pro
fession. We.lcem it exceedingly fortunate for
llmniuai and St. Joseph Railroad, to have pro
cured the services of a gentleman to eminently
qualified for the poniion he ecoupies: Upper
Missouri owes him a debt of (rrai.iliiilo fn, ik.
masterly effort he has mtde in bringing to liKlil
the tuperioradvantafies of her positiou, relative
to the most important enterpruet of the tee
A Company who have (he abilii in r .u
tusn aocumeiitt. are eoinr ta ir,.rlr :n. .1..
right, go-ahead spirit, and thereby giving assur-
ance to the world that thev &r in atrna.l ' A.
conCJr.nt.y look upon the early completion of
that work as a '-fixed fact," and there it every
reason ?o believe that it will prove one of the
best investments in the West; although, as we
have remarked in a former article on tint tub
fact the Hannibal and St. Joteph Road may be
of no local benefit to this City, on the converse
From the Albany Trantcrintof Junt II
TZBKIBU ACCIDXJn-Tw rtrtoat BtTtrtly UJ art
At II o'clock thit morning the tretsel work
or a new bridge, building about four and a half
miles above Waterford, en the opposite tide ef
the Hudson river, wat blown don n by Ihe wind,
and precipitated a distance af forty-fir. fett
carrying with it tome forty pertons, contistine
of earpenters, engineers and laborera.
Was it RcLtaitxi'It wat observed an the
ground at the Swist .hooting uUh, that Ihe
f ellaton brothers, who made tke largest number
orrood thott, and won the best prixes, hid a
. , shooting peculiar t themttlvet, tad
which did not, according to the rules ordinarily
governing American matches, appear ttrictly
allowable. WhiU IK. ..t.J ..( . '
j .i . n : rjiuiion teciar.
ed that all thooting .hoidd U done off hand,
these gentlemen, by tieing a small bag of sand
under the barrel of thevr ride, wher.it re.ta
upon the Itft hand, and placing tht elUw against
the hip, were enabled lo obtain almost a tletdy
rest. Tha question is tnbmitted to tportsmtn.
'Is that style of shooting to be eonsidtred of--hand,
and is it allowable nnder tha rules-
DCy-There is a singularly formed young
negio in town. He has fingers growing
out from under his amn bv wl.i.h it i. ..;5
he can hold small articles. He is to be ta
ken to the World's Fair. fSt. Louia Utem.
Six feet of snow fell during one atorro in
ihe month of April, in the linery region,
Minnesota, and suUoquen ijjr (Another snow
of three feat nine fsel snow in April I
DQGavi tvhiie lecturing"at Quebec
Ihe other day, yas visited by a mob. The
mayor called om the militarv, who were
ordered to fire unou the rioters, which t hey
did, killing twelve and wouudiu" m any
Iclt, the next
for .ew Yoik.