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WHAT'S IN A NAME?
Polici, StrT. I5.r-A very
was oiferedd to Mayor
U . oervatiuli in
the nvrsun lit un
vtreinely bluck man, bare-looted and bare
lieadeJ, with no other clothes than a check
shirt and a pair of canvaks trowers. This
specimen ola human nature lad stolen a
Uoof-tuat, (value '67 I-2ct'iU8,) from some
liousaiu i'wurlh street. The Mayor wieh-
4 ti know his address, but the darkej
seemed unwilijnp to tell Wit name, mlleii
ly remarking, "I'tegot a very good name,
boss but it'sno use bringing it out here,
amqng all sorts of char'aclers." .
j' i' A, ery good imUtel'' repeated the
Mayor ; you have the name of a thief. "
"No, ii.li Is'e got a be tier name dun
4ai,&th I'se guts uaute, SuA dat de
Airhole eouutry sitspect ah."
, "I dare say yoir have, a very suspi
cious nipe and a ery suspicious cliarao
tgr ia matcli it.'? 't .,.
n"Dl name nebber was suspicions, ole
gen pieman its a mine dat am put in de
books and make a great noise all ober de
fittlion ; any mart fay dat name suspicious,
where come from, git Uried and l'eddered
dfi'i artiii.". '
1 ,':V" '''I ' bf this wonderful name
is, d fcave dune with it P what is it J"'
rMy Jisme's Jfarqai La bnyelle, salt I
New ! fuess you're stonished."
l am jwileed," saM Mayor Swift, "
tnniithed to find li grt name so abomina
t'y uispilied. Your sponsors in baptism
l??erve tlve peitiieuiiafy as much aa you
Jfl take flare you shall not, disgrace,
thai warns again1 for some. months, at all e
wnls.M. ; - : . I . ' c
'Th prlsorifr, in default of bail, was
committed to answer fut the I belt with
which he stood charged. Ptnmylvanuirt.
THE LITTLE REASONER, v.
a t ftt . i . a
r-i apa, - saia nine lollew, as ne loaned
Up In Ms father' face "Papa, does the
logwood lley ut in Uine five it its fed
ol f 1 . '
Vt,eertailly., '" ., '..
'Vi'e!!, psp is it the logwood in'the
)ine ti t makes your tiuse' so red?"
Hu.h your onsensf, child here', Bet.
ty;rt e JorMJti,.,Dd ptit tlti ehildtobed."
' : SENATE. ,' '( ' .
. WedJdat MogsiNo, Jan. 31.
' Mr. Jonesjjf F., introduced a bill to
incorporate thiMamtnoih Mining Compa
ny, with a oilal of $400,000, which
was read Iwiq and ordered '.o a "third
reading; ; . .
Mr, Blk intoduced a repeal an act to
provide Ibr the lection of a Public Prin
ter, wtiich was ead and ordered to a se
On million of Mr. Jones, of N., a bill
fo the impr4'.;enent of the Osage River,
was recsinmiltec to the comuiitlee of the
A hole. 1
Mr. Qatewool offered a resolution re
quiring the coninittee on account to allow
the per diem of Win. Vanover the Ser-geant-at-arms,
which was adopted.
Mr. Wyatl p-esentad the petition of
citizens of Hernann, accompanied by a
bill for the incorporation of the Trustees
of the German Sihool at Hermann, which
was read and relrrej to the committee on
Mr. Long introduced a bill for the ben-
ehl oi common icliool education, appro
priating the proweds of the 500,000 a
cres of land pomted to this State by Con
gress, (o said sdiools, which was read,
and ordered to a aecond reading.
Mr. Ctnpleli introduced bill to in
corporate the rati tic Uaiiroucl company,
will) a capital ol ifi 10,000,000, which was
read iwice end referred to the committee
on Internal Improveini ills.
On motion of Mr. Jones, of the
Senate then resolved itself into committee
of the whole, and, on motion of Mr. Jones,
of N., took up a bill iippr4iprialing $30,
000 for the improeineni of the navigation
of (be U.?age river.
Mr. Jones, of removed to pass over
the bill and take up a bill to retorm the
pleading and practice in courts ut justice.
vWucli was agreed la. . ,
1 lie balance ol lie day was spent in
liycukkiug the meriti of litis bill, which
ivas participated in br Mesrx. Jones, ol
F., Leslie und Jones, ol N., during which
I lie elultt a'jourued. '
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Wednesday, Jan. 31.
The contested election case from Ran
dolph was taken up, when
Oeu. Mnngtellow resumed his argu
ment, and after speaking Ibr about an hour
closed. ' ' '('
Leave being, Gen. Clark read a short
ekiracl I rum the testimony of one of the
wi'iriees, to which Gen. Strwgfelluw re
plied very briefly. 1
the uiieilioii being on the adoption ol
the resolution of the majority of the com
mituo, giving the seat to Mr; Oliver ; on
motion, a call of the House was ordered.
Mr. Wilkerson desired hrger Unie lor
inveMigution, and moved to lay the reso
lution on the table tiniil to-morrow morn
ing; which was not agreed to. ' '
Mr. Jiallou oflereu an amendment to (he
resolution to strike out the name of Pres-
y T. Oliver and iiuerl that of Dubncy
Alter considerable discussion, in which
Messrs. Sims, Henderson, of Pike, Bal
lon, Robinson, of Polk, Jones, Crenshaw,
cider and others took pari, the amend
ment of Mr. Ballou was rejected.
I lie question being on Ilia adoption of
he reticulum of (he committee giving the
seat fa Mr, Oliver, was deckled nffinna
lively a) es 49, noes 33.
r louse adjourned. . i
i'rtitfur Sesiion. On motion of Mr.
Goode,-the rules were suspended to per
mit him (o OD'or a joint resiiliilion to amend
the Constitution, by abolishing the I7ih
section o.'' the 3d article and providing
that in all coles of contested elections for
seat in either House of the General As
sembly, the contest shall be decided before
the Judge of the circuit court of the coun
ty in whibh the election wss held, in i-ui h
manner as may be prescribed by law
read first' time, i '.
Oil motion of Mr. Perryman.'the House
moved ever the regular orders and look
p (hi report of the select committee on
the contested election from Cole county.'
Consiik-raUa discussion look idace on
(his question, which was participated in
by Messrs. Perryman, Goode, Morelock,
JJarnee, Kirk; nichardsoii, nobinsoH, oi
Polk, and Bingham, and
The question recurring ort the motion of
Mr". Uarnes, was decided id the negative.
The resolution of (he committer was
tlien screed to, which gives (he' seal 1 to
Mr. Enloe, the State paying a portion of
1" li l
Mr". I.onv presented the petition. of citf
tens of St. Louis prsVing the passage of
law making the Judjt )n m. Louis coun'
WARSAW, MISSOURI; SATURDAY
ty elecli ve ly the people, which was re
ferred. ... ,- . .i ,
Mr. Caropbell, from the committee on
Internal Improvements, reported back a
memoht 1 to Congress in relation to the
Missdur i and Mississippi Railroad,; and
recommended its passage', which was a
greed to .
Mri J ones, of N., introduced a bill to
incorporate the While River Navigation
Company, which was read twice and a
medded by Mr. Hancock.
Mr; J ones, of N., moved a suspension
of the1 r ules and that the bill be read a
third rttt'e now. He was anxious that ac
tion sot Id be had on the bill, that the
people o t the South-west might go on w ith
the iin'pr ovcmenl. . , .
Upon this motion an animated discus
sion aro s in which Mess., Jones, of N.,
Prie't, G alewood, Edivards, Jones, of F.,
and Low e, took part, when the Senate re
fused to isuspend the rule, and the bill w as
ordered tn a second reading. -
Mr. 11 aucnek ollered a resolution that
the twfl I louses adjourn sine die on the 3d
day of M arch, which lies over.
Mr. Ja ckson submitted a joint resolu
tion to aid end the Constitution so as to pro
hibit th4 'General Assembly - from estah
lishincr at v corporations, or from entend-
in(j the fcli.srtsrs of those now in existence,
which win read a first time, and ordered
to a Seconal reading.
On uiotf on of Mr. Hancocit. a House
bill provid ing for the repeal of the pres
ent militia law, approved 11th February,
1847, was taken itp & read a second lime.
Mr. Mil Is moved to refer the bill to the
committee on the Militia. 1
Mr. Polik spoke with animation against
the referen ce. He did not like the hill
it did not ,go far enough. He was in fa
vor of the repeal 6f th whole law the
bill only n ipealed a part. But he sup
ported it oi i the principle that he prefer
red "half a loaf to no bread." 1 "
The vnttj on (lie question of reference
stood, ayes -4, noe 24.
The bill ,was then passed ayes 24,
nays 4. ' , .' ' T ' '
On motim i of Mr. Joties, of F., a bill
to incori ctat elhe Mummoth Minirit Com
pany wi ff tu. ken up, read a third time and
On mo'ion of Mr. Long, a bill to pro
vide for diet lection, by the people, of the
Judue of the court of common pleas, the
Judge of the criminal court, and the law
rominissicnci ol the county ol M. l.ouis,
was takeii' up and r"ad a third time.
Alter t(mt little discussion on this bill
between Met Brs. Leslie, Long, Jones, if
F., Lowe anc ! Wells, the bill, on motion
of Mr. Leilie , we laid on the table. " -
On motion, the Senate adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
, .. Thursday, Feb. 1.
Mr. iWoodl fard moved to suspend (he
rules, for (he p urpose of introducing a bill
Ibr the relief c f the late slitrifl' of New
ton county in .1 agreed to.
An act to au home the county court of
Hickory count y to loan money read a
third tune and passed
'I he membri from Hickory county be
ing sick, Mess rs. Tinsley and Crenshaw
urged the puss ge nt the bill. ' '
IVir. Uallou ) moved to suspend the rules
to enable h'M t u' offer a resolution for the
appointment ul'i comrtiiilee (o report cer
tain nmendinn ts to the Constitution in re
lation (o the" J I idiciary, hitlf taas agreed
to. . '
An act fof lli e relief of Wm. C. Fawka,
divorcing hini Iroin hts wife Mary; read
a (bird lime. '
M r. Saunder s made a few brief remarks.
Mr. Heyer was opposed to such bills
generally, ami called upon Mr. S. lor au
explanation ol the circumstances ol tins
Mr. Saunders, answered to the cull In a
most sdlixlactoVj ' manner. . '
Mr. fnce tin mikIiI the remarks ol (he
gentleman Iroih Chariton fully satisfacto
ry, and was ther elore ni lavor of the till.
The bill was tin a pasted.
An act Hie ri peal the 7ll) and all, the
folloMiiig sectim s of the actio sustain the
credit of the Sit e read (bird time.
Mr Ewinn oved to rUr the bill to
(he committee'oi ' Ways and Means. i ,
,' These was' so mq discuss;on on Ihit mo
tion, which wss participated in by Messrs
Perry man, Eur ing, Smith, of Howard,
Jones, Crenshs w, Billou and Gwinn,
pending which t he House adjourned till 2
o'clock. ': In : tk e ' afternoon session the
question was sgi in disiussed by Messrs.
Crenshaw, llend err.on,"of Pike, Liiiig:
ton. Sips and V erryman, when a mion
was made to lay tlie bill and amendment
on the UibUi wh icli wss lost... : ir.dt
Mr. Pried ah ed an adjournment ; lost,
And the j.ieSt' ion recurring on the mo
tion of Mr. Srni th, was decided affirm,
lively ayes' C7, niys21. :
Mr. Ballon ' o (Tared an amendment to
strike out so mtlc h iof lAe bill as taxes all
private indivii.'tU o;V per cent, el" the
amount of their salaries, and leaving the
tax to be paid by all public officers, Law
yers, Physicians and pill pedlars.
Mr. ferryman moved the rejection' ol
the amendment, which was sustained
ayes 45. noes 43. ' ,
Mr. Robinson, of M., offered an amend
ment abolishing the license system, except
so far as it applies to dram shops and bil
liard tables. , ,i ,
Mr. Perryman moved its rejection,
which was sustained ayes 75, noes 14.
On motion the Home Bdjourned.
LATE FROM CALIFORNIA.
The New Orleans Bulletin(of (he 18th,
publishes the following eitract of a letter
from sn officer in the U. S. Navy, dated
' Maza? laW, 19th Ni'v. iS48.
We are at present bound on a pleasant
cruhie to the Sandwich Islands, but shall
return to California for a cargo of gold, to
carry to the United States, and expect tu
sail tor home about the first of March.
You, of course, have heard of the im
mense gold mines that hate been discover
ed, which extend over a large tract of ter
ritory. The whole coufftry ia deserted
every body having gone there. The gold
found has been tested,' and its average
found to be 23 carats, Ihofigh some of it is
23 1-2. It is estimated, from the number
of people working there at present, end
from the tverage of their ditrgings, that
from $35,000 to $40,000 are collected
ner Hav. nt tha Inwut palmilniiMii ilioimh
some make a hither estimate ...
beverel persons who have returned '"" ",e g"'u'"i oi uicm, nmcu u
from the mines, that 1 have seen, have in I "Hacked him early in the day. D. said
their possession ijtiO.OOO in gold dust, tho'i'16 could not play, but the Sanbartown
they were there but twu or three months. I ,nan kl,ew tliat he " 8 gambler, and told
The gold fever has seized every on,1'""' ,,mt he oul, l,uy wi,h ,lim "lM hc
both great and small, and nearlv all the ' ,U!', 300' ,,r rnn like thunder !"
inhabitants of lower California have cone ! . 1 Pon '" agreement they sat down;
to the upper country.' Of the New York
volunteers, (he less" said tl e better; for the
sake of (he honor of the United States
for a more villainous set uere never
thrown together.,' They have .committed
ali Mirts of outrages, and some of them
repiiyiint to human nut lire. ....
More Gold. Chili, Recent arcourts
from Chili give information of (he discov
ery ol a gold mine near Copiapo, on the
coast, and north of YalmrraUo. which, for
richness, if the accounts be true, lling in
the shade even (he Sacraniento diggings,"
which we thought were rather ahead of
all the auriferous recions discovered or
discoverable. The gold ore at Copiapo is il warf a Mr bargain and done so neatly
said to yield seven pounds of gold out of ,hat ,he fel,ovv "eservedlhe fifty dallars,'
seven arrabag, which is equal to about one nd ,le n"w him' or the money a-twenty-sixth
part. Tliin we hold to ba 6ain' ' , -
incredible, or at least utterly improbable;
and one of two things rhul be true, we
think either that the Supply of ore is
very limited, or that its richness is greats
ly exaggerated. The Russian gold mines
in Siberia are worked to advaiilsge when
the auriferous sand yields only one seven
ty-eiuhl-lhoutandth part, and under some
circumstances, make remunerating returns
when yielding two-tnilliohih part only.
If, then, (lie supply of the ore at Copiapo
be large or inexhaustible", and yields rf
l enly-sixlli part of gold, thaf metal will
be in danger of losing its' monetary prom
inencej but of this the're is no probabili
ly, we apprehend
it,- j, . r.t i ., i
' ! .' 11 '
Cowhiding Pxlrhbntinary - A. younK '","8I"B" ,nW L eu Ty '.S
man by the name ef W, A, McGaw, of !l ln,r,ty iner eilher the Brit
Meadwlle; Pa., was deliberately and ef- "I? " AeJ, .governmeM dream of.
reclually cowhided at the Monongahela r 'fi ' ' ' ' ;
hone, in Pittsburgh,' en Monday, by Col. I f , t ' , r- J r ' ji
u i m i , , . . C a li roa m a n s Look otif for fraud J
. W. Black, who served bravely in Mex-I .. r ,
ico. The young n?an had been for two -The Hart ord Time. say. h-t very large
or three day. indulging freely in a repMi-, P,"n,',(! ''T hav 4 en sent
.!' ji r s .- V. , 1 to California, on speculation. It is dron-
lion of insulting denunciations of the Col.
as a coward, &.C., first' made for political
effect during the lute Presidential canvass,
Lanid Wtbsltr as'4 Historian, Th? N.
Y. Courier positively confirms the report
that Mr. VVebster has been forvsome years
very successfully engaged in collecting
material ibr a history W'- Washington's ad
ministration, and that several chapters of
the work have been already w rilten. Up
on his jhui of treating the subject, his
work would embrace three volumes.:'
Odd Fellows roa CAilroaxi. iThq
Grand Lodge of the pnited, States', at its
last session at Baltimore, appointed Cii(
Alexander V. r raser, ol the revenue ser
vice, special Deputy G
ilornia, Oregon, Sand
ports in th Pacific. - Opt, F. roes uV
w ith full authority to f rapt, dispensations
for Grand 'and Subordinate Lodges and
EnBairipments."' " , ' ' -'. ' . .
',',' J"Lihni' Mass.', has population oi
less tlian 12,000, yet 3,000,000 pair ol
hoot and shoes were ms.de there laat jesr.
Nearly 6,000 of ji .inhsbitants of botl
sexes are' engagtd in the business.' Tht
value of (he boots and shoes manufactured
in 1317, w-is$ 1 7,000,000.'
A GAMBLING ANECDOTE.
A correspondent of the New York
Spirit of the Times, says :
The best genuine "Yankee trick," I
ever saw, occurred at the Londonderry
(N. H.) Fair. A Yankee was strolling
ing about the tavern, among gamblers, &e.,
when one of themcume up and asked him
to play cards with him , he replied that he
did not know much about gs'rae, and that
he never gambled. . t
"Well," said the gambled, "I'd like to
play a game with you ; wliat will you
play wi h me for P"
"Well," said our friend. "Ill plays
grme with you for filly cents."
. Down they sat, the gambler put down
fifty cents, and asked our friend if he beg
ged? "No," aafif he,' "I've got a very good
hand I don't beg?"
"Well," replied the other, "put your
"What mbiiey ?" asketf Jonathan.,
"Why, your fifty cents!"
"I didn't say I'd put clown 50 cents !
You asked me what I'd play yon for, and
I s.i id 50 cents' and I'll pluy you till night
for 50 cents a game 1" .
The gambler snatched up the card and
money and bolted, amid the langh:'i' of the
w hole room, completely told.
A young rhan from Saubartown, who
had reccivetfwai'es to the amount ol SdOO,
I wa here'; he 'was the intended game or
D- lost, evevery game,' plajing for four
pences (6 1-4 cents.) When the young
man had won $50 ol D's money , D. said,
"Now, you've got $50 from rne, let's jilay
for $50 s game Y" '
The other, who ken w lie would now
clean him out; agreed, but said they must
drink together lir(; up ihey went to the
bar, and called for brandy ; while 1). was
drinking, the other uenl tu (lie t)o r, and
run away as hard as ss he could pell it.'
I never saw so blank a face as L)'s, "who
M "lie wn Hhed nl before, and
hs was so mad that l.e had a good mind
n r,in sf '" ,liln B"d (?' '''m H01
licking, but when he came (o think of it,
Futvrt 1nnrxntioH of Canada to tht C
tilled Sfa!e$. The London newspapers, as
well as the Canadhin journals, 'are discus
sing the probability of (he peaceable an
nexation of Canada lo the United States,
w hich, in a' way,- is ss novel as it is inter
esting, i 'There is a strong party in Cana
da, among the people, who are in favor of
such a project ; and those concerned in it,
not the officials, are deliberately throwing
out the idea that such may be the ul(iiosl
destiny of Canada, in consequence,' as
they ellegeo'f the suicidal of the British
governmenftowards those provinces. The
uiioiio iiiiiiu in aiiaua is ceriainiy urrpar
VI- ! ' 1 I
.,.1 - 1. ' ' . . , . . . I
inir fnr buMi nfitipi! KOil tnm mnu.ni.nl I
. I! : - .v :.' j - l .A
i'nitd Ti ivntcr. when lint, hv which myalls
small scales are formed resembiirz almost
exactly the gold du-t or scales of F- -her
river. ' It is one' of the vilest cheats (he
day. We are inforhiel that sit barrels
of this stuff" w ere sent out in one ship
from New York ; and also that some has
been sent from Hurl ford. The'gume is to
tell this base metal to the gold hunters, ss
they arrKe in California. Yeu Ifottn
Journal. - - '-.'" " ' '
TA Last of B
Last of Britddoik' Mm .----T'he
Lancaster (O.) Gazette notices the death
ef Samuel Jenkins, a colored man, aged
one hundrtd and fifteen xeart, who was
ti slave of Capt. Broadwater, in' Fairfax
o, ine revenue ser. !eoun( Va . and drove his master's Camp
,rsnd Sire, for Cab WB0Brcr ,he Alleghafiies in the roemo
wich Wands, and ai cf Gen, Breddoek; 1 He
remained a ) slave .until forty years ago,
when hie freedom was purchased, and he
cam to Ohio amt settled near Lancaster,
retaining his meotul faouhie well, though
his bod powers had given way. Cut,
Enquirtr. 'i !. - i-:if'.L
JtemarkabU Longrvify. An old colored
woman named Nancy, the property of Za
d4 Sasser, Eq-', dear Upper Marlboro',
MaryUnd, died on Thursday oiornina, at
the advanced age of One kvndrtj nd rut
fy tv o ynrtl
Tne following capital story of an Ala
bam Sheriff and pretty widow, is pot
new, but like other good stories, wilbesr
re-felling': , . . ; , . .
'Court was in session, and amid the fnul
tiplicity of business which crowded upon
him at term time, he stopped at tht door
of a beautiful widow, on to Sunny lids
of thirty, who by the way,' had often' be
stowed melling glances upon the sheriff's
foresaid. He was admitted, and soon the
widow appeared. 1 he confusion and de
light which the arrival of the visitor bsdf
occasioned, set off t greatef advantage
than usual . the captiuatinjj charms of the
widow M. Her cheeks bore tha beauti
ful blendid" tfnts of the apple blossom ; her
lips resembled rosebuds, upon which the
morning dew yet lingered her eyes were
like the quivers of enpid, the glances of
love and tenderness with which they Were
filled resembling arrow that only wsnted
a fine beau (pardon the pun) to do full ex
edition. Alter a few commonplace re
marks. . 1 " "
'Madam,' said the' matter of Tact sheriff",
'I have an attachment for you.' , ' ' 1
A deeper blush than usual mantled the
cheeks of the fair widow. With downcast
eyes, whose glances were centred upon'
her beautiful feet, half concealed by the
flo biff' ('rapery, gently patting the floor,
she with equal oandor, replied ; .
'Sir, the attachment is reciprocal.' f ,,
For some time the sheriff maintained ear
astonished silence ; at last he said, .
'Madam, will you proceed to court?'
' Proee'e'dtto court?' replied the lady,
with a merry laugh'; then shaking her
beautiful head, she added t ''No, Sir I iho'
this is leap year, I will not ta&e edvautsg'f
of the license therein granted to yhy-iSex,'
and therefore greatly prefer that you ahedla
'proceed to court I' ' j '."'
But, madam, the justice is wailing.' '
Let hirrt wsitr I am not disposed to
hurry matters in such an unbecoming mari
ner ; end. besides sir, when the ceremony
is nerlnrinrd. I wish voiitn understand
that I prefer a aiflilMtr io a' justice of the
Madam.' said he, rising from his chsir
with solemn dignity, 'there is a greet mis
take here. My language has been mis
understood. The ottfcliment of which I
speak was issued from the office of Es
quire C. , . and commands 'me to bring
you instantly before him, toanswer con-'
tempt of court in disobeying a'' subpoena
in the' the case' of Smith r Jones,' . . ; ,
A 6REAT STATE.. .:' r- '.'.
Old Massachusetts has ever taken the
lead, says (he Memphis Herald, in whst
is' great, good,' useful and profitable. ' She
established the first school in - the United
States, the first academy, the first college..
She set up the first press, printed the first
book end newspaper, She planted the
first apple tree and caught the hrst w hale.
She coined the first money end hoisted the
first national flats She made the firs canal
and the first railroad.' She' invented the
first mouse-trap and washing machine, and
sent the first ship to discover island's snd
continents in the South sean She pre
dueed the first philosopher., and made tne
ursi pin. sone jireu i;ie iirsi gun in, me
revolution, and gave John Bull hit first
beating, and put her hand first to to the
Declaration of Independence. She inven
ted Yankee Doodle, and gave a name ibr
everto the "Universal Yankee iitliaa',
UMr, GraKam, of Harrodshurr, te
building in Baltimore, a hotel to be ship
ped thence" t San Francisco, California,
together w ith every description of furni
ture. The hotel w ill be two huiioTed feet
long, three stories high, and will contain
about one hundred rooms. T ,.,
Th. First Pottmaiter dntal. Dr.
Franklin was our first Postmaster' Gene
ral. His salary beginning June 10th,
1795? was $1 ,000 per year, end his e
counts'were all writlen 'in a book of tke'
o lour'q1iires( in his" own hand writing.
. . , -trrai itt i 11 u-kj
' f Pia.- At the'e.tibuiun'era'pt
rochiaachool a, reverend geuileutko' was
asking a class the meaning vf words.
Jliey answered very well lint it r.e gave
"backbiteft This seemed "puuler.
It went down the class until it came to is
simple little urchin, who liMkd seepis
ly know ing, ami iJ, it m.y be a lies,"
,TA Golit. VulUr.l he prorHisUiJi. It
suihoriEs the coinage of guld dulars meets
with universal apprbiiin. LVi rttt
car.uol'act u;on (he ul jrU loo sjetd.ly.
The dekcription uf com alluded to will is
of great coiivanierice, and the moment fur
its issue caet opportune'- ' ' . ,'
. , .r,-f-rt.TC-W... ,-
Mfs. Partington asjt 1 11 her n.ii i.r
pressed about the 'tiov''yef ti e jub.
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