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Tis a curious fact as ever was known, In human nature, both often shown Alike in castle or cottage, That pride, like pigs of a certain breed. Will manage to live and thrive on ‘•feed” As poor as a pauper’s pottage! Of all the notable things on earth. The queerest one is pride of birth. Among our -tierce Democracy;” A bridge across a hundred years. Without a prop to save it from sneers— Not even a couple of rotten Peers— A thing for laughter, fleers and jeers, Is American aristocracy I Depend upon it. my snobbish friend. Vonr family thread you cant ascend Without good reason to.apprehend N on may find it waved at the farther end By some plebeian vocation! Or. worse than that, your.boasted lino May end in a loop of strongest twine That plagued some worthy relation! Because you flourish in worldly affairs, Don't be haughty and put on airs. With insolent pride of station. Don't bo proud and turn up your nose At poorer people in plainer clothes, lint learn, for the sake of your mind's repose. That Wealth's a bubble that comes—and goes! And that all Proud Flesh, wherever it grows, Is subject to irritation. The Saltan and the Sisters of Charity. I ho Antmh .s' r!r liri'u relates flio follow ng rait, transmitted hy the Sisters of St. Viu >ent iit Constantinople to tin; Sisters of their 'ongregatioii at I’art’s. Let the’•American” Know Nothings “make a note on't.” “A Mnssleman of the lower class had Keen •oiidcmncd to death for a crime which to ns would seem of little importance, hut which the summary justice of Turkey visits with capital punishment. The unfortunate, man was the father of eight children. The Sisters heard of his sentence. This man must not perish—he must he saved; we must save him, cried they with one accord. J!ut howl A direct application to the Su'tan seemed the shortest and surest wav. “We must ask an audience,” said thev: “there is nothing else to he done;” and two Sisters went straight to the palace, where their presence might well he considered soine-w hat strange. The re (|iiest for admission met with various diflhiil tics. over which their perseverance at last tri umphed. The Sisters were ushered into the presence of the Sultan, whom they found smoking after the Turkish fashion. Ahdul Medjid is a man of elevated mind, ami grace ful and dignified bearing, lie receievd the religious ladies graciously; they explained their petition, to which ho listened with an afliahle and kind smile. “‘I grant the petition,' said he; ‘can I re fuse anything to the sacred zeal which in spires such conduct; That religion, holy la dies, is beautiful which gives birth to devotion like yours. on make me love and bless your generous France. Be pleased to follow that officer, he will take you to the prison. You shall have the pleasure of delivering vonr pro tege with vonr own hands and restoring him to his family.’ And as they retired in deep emotion, trying to thank him, he added. ‘I >o not forget the way to this palace. When, ever you have anything to ask of me, fear not to coam# the doors shall always be open to you as the Anyth of Mrrc.y' ” When Adam and Eve were in faradiso, they were for some time a most unhappy couple. Adam was in the habit of going every morning to Heaven to pray. The devil, who had studied the female mind, and knew its weak points, thought that the in troduction of jealousy might he a good foun dation whereon to build such mischief. So he went to Eve, and after propitiating her by well-timed flattery, lie inquired after Adam. Eve* replied by informing him that her husband was gone. At this the devil smiled credulously, hut said nothing; and even when our first mother pressed him to tell her the meaning of his smile, refused to answer for a time, feigning that he would not hurt her feelings or injure the reputation of his friend. This conduct was only additional evidence of his profound acquaintance with the weak ness of the female heart, for hy so acting lie wrought strongly on her curiosity as well as her suspicion till at, last, having worked her up to a stati* of mind capable of receiving any lies he might choose to tell her, he in formed her, with every appearance of sorrow [ that Adam was deceiving her, and paying ! his addresses t<> another lady. At this Eve | laughed scornfully, saying:— “How can tins be, for 1 know there is no woman created hut myself f” The devil again smiled with an expression of pity. “Alas! poor thing!” said he, “if I show you another woman will that undeceive you?” She assented, and he showed her a mirror! Eve was, of course completely deceived, though she thought herself undeceived!” Hitting the Nail on the Head. The Providence Journal says: “\V e are generally old fashioned, and gen erally behind the times, hut we confess that we have great faith in the precept and exam ple of Jesus Christ. We believe that if tem perance were made more a moral and reli gions question, and less a political one, it would make much greater progress. We believe that the men who put themselves forward, or who are put forward as its advo cates, might greatly strengthen their influ ence if they would personally decline the political preferment which sq many of them seek with an eagerness that throws more than suspicion upon their motives, and provokes the opinion, which, whether true or talse, bus become very general—that with too many, temperance is a means, not an end.” AUBURN, PLACER COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, SEPTEMBER 15, 1855. PRIDE. JOHN O. SAXE. The Origin of Jealousy, The Tomb of Nicholas. Wc extract the following description of the tomb of the Emperor Nicholas, from the St. Petersburg correspondence of the Boston Transcript. The most interesting church in St. Peters burg is that dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul, otherwise called the “fortress Church” as it stands within the citadel of the citv. Its splendid spire, precisely resembling that of the Admiralty, rises far above all others, to the height of 340 feet, and its gil ded surface shines dazzlingly in the sun. It is said that 12,000 ducats have already been expended in the gilding of this spire. But within the Portress Church rest the re mains of all the Czars since Peter the Great. No European inonarchs rests so unosten tatiously, ami no others are buried within the walls of a fortress. To each Emperor theie is erected merely a sarcophagus, with frequent ly Ins initial letters engraved upon it. Each of these sarcophagi is covered with a pall of cloth of gold, embroidered with the double headed eagle. Upon the Grand Puke Con stantine’s tomb lie the keys of some Polish fortresses, while Alexander’s bears a small military me la! with his portrait. Each tomb is surrounded by a neat iron railing, and the part of the nave devoted to tlie tombs is again separated from the body of the church. As 1 visited the church during Lent, the cloth of gold was concealed in every case by a fa ded black covering. Beginning with Peter the Great, 1 passed by all the Czars in chro nological order. Here lav the great Catha rine, and, steeping quietly by her side, her husband, Peter Ilf, to whom she in her life time refused this place. Around one of the sarcophagi i saw a dense crowd, and, ap proaching it, found it that of Nicholas. The cloth was new. and no dust had settled upon its ermine border. His initial letter was em broidered in amaranth, and a candle burns day and night upon the tomb. The little relic that was placed upon his breast while he lay in state in the Palace, lies upon the middle of the sarcophagus. It is surrounded by wreath of immortals.—Every one who approached the spot seemed touched with real sorrow, and all spoke in wispers round the trravo ni'tli. m/tn. As I stood there watching the crowd, the gates were suddenly thrown open and an old General in full uniform entered and , approached the tomb. Taking oft' his hel met he held it before his face, and kneeling, seemed for a few moments to be engaged in earnest prayer. The helmet shook in his hands as with emotion. Finally rising, he i kissed the relic that had lain upon his mas ter’s breast, and then crossing the aisle, kiss- I ed Alexander’s tomb in the same way. He \ had served under both Emperors, and lies. Ids daily tribute to their memories, was most touching, lie is the commander of the for tress at St. Petersburg, and one of the last | acts in the public life of Nicholas, was to : thank him for Ids public services. The Czar sent him the imperial portrait enriched with diamonds. Unexpected Development of a Woman's Rights. A recent number of the Courier dr VEure contains the following marvellous piece of intellgeiiee: “A very singular phenomenon occurred in Neaulles, at the close of the thunder storm on W ednesday last. The lightning struck a litle girl about seven years of age, com pletely changing her sex, and transforming her into a little hoy. The lightning did not directly strike the child, but reached her by what is termed a return shock, which will explain why his or her body exhibits no burns or scars. An observer, who devotes his attention to electric phenomena, writes us, in connection with this fact, that he has ascertained, by means of an electroscope made of gold leaf, that the clouds from which the storm of the loth lust, burst forth, were charged with negative or resinous electricity, consequently, the child must have been charged at that time with positive or vitreous electricity. Hut this phenomenon, which appeared so extraordinary, and which we should never have (hired to insert in our columns had not reliable persons vouched for its authenticity, is not without parallel. In a work entitled, "Singularities Sclcn lifii/iics, (1700). vol. 2. page 17 we find an account of a man affected with strabismus, which was rectified hy the effect of lightning; and also, of a young woman, deprived of the use of her left eye hy an injury to the trans parent cornea, who recovered the use of that eve from the effects of a stroke of lightning, and lost the other. These facts, the author remarks, may he explained by the extreme sensibility of the retina. Hut. however, lit tle we may know of the extraordinary and unexpected effects of electricity, it is possible to comprehend tin* strange phenomenon which has been related to us. Kx-Mademoiselle .Inlie S—, now become of the muscular gender, save for the discom fort oeasioned by a thorough shaking up, is in excellent health. The strangest thing con nected with the whole affair is the stupefac tion of the parents. The phenomenon, which seems.like a miracle to them, turns all ideas topsy-turvy, and deranges all their plans; for while they were saving up to amass a dowry for the,ir daughter, they ought to have been thinking how to lay hy money to buy a sub stitute for their son, when he should he drawn in the conscription. What a promising com mencement of a career. We tremble to think of the complications which this acci dent might have occasioned, had the victim, instead of a child,been a married woman, or the mother of a family!” If you observe a man and woman correct ing each other in company, set them down as man and wife. The Sibbald Boiler. No event ha* transpired, says the Penn sylvania Enquirer, sim-c the clay that Mr. Watt perfected the steam engine, of more importance to the community at large, than the discovery of this boiler. In vain have scientific men labored for half a century, to attain the great feature of this invention, viz; the saving of a large proportion of fuel, as compared with any boiler now in operation. These facts are fully established. The writer of this article, with many others, repaired to the manufactory of the Franklin Iron Works, on the 24th ultimo, attracted thither by a notice inviting the public to witness the operation of this boiler, in connection with the engine of the establishment. Upon ex amining it closely, he was struck with amaze ment at its great power and compactness, when compared with the huge boiler belong ing to the Works, whose duty it was per forming in a very satisfactory manne; and among the numerous persons present, theio seemed to be but one opinion; that it would supercede all boilers now in use. Having since examined a model at the office of the inventor, 03 Dock street, the writer lias as certained the following, which lie believes may he implicitly relied on, It can he put in one-sixth of the space of the cylindrical boiler, and being so much condensed, will cost about one-half the price. Every part is accesssible to be cleaned, so that it may be kept in order at all times; and it may be braced and stayed to bear any pressure de sired—or if any repairs arc necessary, they can be made very readily. Its extraordinary heating surface, and the arrangement of the fire chamber to produce the required effect, as well as the reverberating draught, could only be brought about by intense thought and reason, with a determination of will not to be driven from its purpose. The saving of coal in a few weeks will pay for a new boiler. A new era is presented to the world Steamships may go to India direct, and traverse the ocean with one-third the coal now consumed. It will be no longer neces- ■ sarv to bury the ship in water with fuel— , the sailing ship may take an auxiliary engine and boiler, to assist in calm lattindes, or to propel her at any time, with a few tons of '•oal—the locomotive may save hundreds of thousands ot dollars per annum—the sugar planter may boil bis sugar by steam, and not waste bis crop for fuel—tlie manufactu rer, who uses ten thousand tons of coal, may make his profits of two-thirds saved, or twen ty-five or thirty thousand dollars per annum —the horse may be relieved from the toil of the canal boat. Every mechanical purpose may now be urged onward by steam, wldch may be put in the smallest room, even up stairs, in a space of about four feet area—the fanner may grind his own grain and saw his own timber, with but a half ton of coal per week —(the consumption ascertained by seve ral weeks operation, as proved by a six-horse boiler) It is needless to sav that this holler is applicable to all purposes of steam; also for boiling and drying, or heating houses bv steam or hot water. Where Mosquitoes Come From. A writer on Entomology, discoursing about these summer pests thus handles tlie subject; The mosquito proceeds from the animal cule commonly called the “wiggle-tail.” I took a bowl of clean water and set it in the sun. In a few days some half dozen “wiggle tails” were visible. These continued to in crease in size, till they were about 3-10 tbs of an inch in length. As they approached their maturity, they remained longer at the surface, seeming to live in the two mediums air and water; finally, they assumed a chry salis form, and by an increased specific gravi ty, sank to the bottom of the bowl. Here, in a few hours I perceived a short black furze or hair growing out on every side of each, until it assumed the form of a minute catter pillar. And thus its specific gravity being counteracted, or lightened, it readily floated to the surface, and the slightest breath of air wafted it against the side of the bowl. In a very brief space of time afterwards, the warm atmosphere hatched out the fly, and it escaped leaving its tiny house upon the water How beautiful yet how simple! After the wafer had gone through this process, ] found it perfectly free from animal cuhe. 1 therefore came to the conclusion that the “wiggle-tail” is a species of shark, w ho, having devoured whole tribes of animal cube, ttikes to himself w ings and escapes into a different medium, to torture mankind, and deposites eggs upon the water to produce other “w'ggle-tails,” who in turn produce other mosquitoes. An\; 11*111 who has “kept-house,” with a cistern in the yard, has doubtless observed the same effect every summer. Open your cistern cover any morning in the mosquito season, and millions of them will fly up in your face. Close the windows of your room at night, at the risk of being smothered for want of air, being careful tit the same time previously to exclude every mosquito, and go to bed with a pitcher of that same cistern water in tlie room, and enough will breed from it during the night, to give you any satisfactory amount of trouble. In fact, stand ing by a shallow, hnlf-stagnaut pool, in a midsummer’s day, you may see the “wiggle tails” become perfectly developed mosquitoes, and they 'will rise from the surface of the water, and fly into your face and sling you. What it is necessary to know at this day is— has there yet been discovered any positive extermination of that infernal pest, the dis turber of night’s slumbers, the mosquito? Artesian wells are being sunk in Baltimore in parts of the city where pure water cannot otherwise he easily obtained. Six have been made this spring, and another commenced. Why did Job always sleep cold? Be cause he htid miserable comforters. Hints on Dress, Large plaids are most becoming to tall persons; the same may ho said of Bounced dresses for ladies. T he effect of stripes is to increase the height of a person. Brown colors are very becoming to per sons of “sandy” complexion. Generally j speaking, however, these colors are not worn | by elderly persons, and those of mature age Large shoes allow the foot to spread; and I tight shoes are uncomfortable. The effect of either is to increase the size of the foot. As a general thing, colored shoes for ladies [ arc anything but elegant; even for the gayest I party, white or black satin is decidedly pre j i'erable. Fancy colors are more becoming to per sons of a sanguine temperament and florid complexion Those who are troubled with perspiration of hands and feet, or greasy moisture on the face, should know that flannel worn next the skin increases the evil. Nevertheless, more important considerations of health may re quire its use. To ladies with light complexion, fair hair and. rosy cheeks, the various shades of blue are quite becoming; where the countenance is pale, buff or white should invariably be preferred. The plainest dress is almost always the most becoming, and he who dresses plainly will never be dressed unfashionably. Next to plainness, is neatness of dress and taste in the selection of colors. The Humanity of Orthodoxy. The-case of Mrs. Henrietta Uohinson, known ns ilie “veiled inurdress,” has been the occasion of a good deal of newspaper comment, and has served the purpose of dis closing the humanitarian or anti-humanita rian principles of different classes of the press. 'lho religious or orthodox portion, almost without exception, called for the strangula tion of this woman, and not only denounced the Governor for commuting her sentence to imprisonment for life, hut bitterly declaimed against all w ho expressed any of the common sympathies of humanity. The idea uttered by Mrs. R Oakes Smith that Mrs, Uohinson hoped for happiness beyond the grave, was scored most unsparingly by one journal of ;i pious character. It is plain, from the alti tude assumed by the religious press, that ! modern Christianity is at war with Nature, and all the nobler and holier instincts of the human heart. It deals in cruelty and ven gance only, instead of love. Its members set all the teachings of Christ at defiance, and evince a disposition which would not only crucify him without ceremony, but re sort to the refined cruelty of using rusty nails for the occasion I Tun Magnitude of some of 11110 Ditch Companies’ Works in the mines may be in terred from the ohstieles the Snow Moun tain Company, in Yuba have to overcome. They are making a tunnel throe thousand and one hundred feet through the base of a high mountain, the cost of which is estima ted at s'u ,000. ihe whole work will involve an expenditure of $3011,000; when complet ed, will develope the rich mineral resources of a vast region of country, which is now, through scarcity of water, lying idle, “Co down upon the bars of our rivers,” says the Nevada Journal, “ and you will find flumes and canals crossing them in every direction. Look up the steep mountain sides, and ditches one above another, the lowest a thousand feet above you, w ind around a promontory, disap pear in a dark canon; again to emerge in sight on some projecting cliff beyond, and thus running on for miles over almost inac cessible places, find at last an embouchure in a rich auriferous hill deposit; where the miner, after immense labor and expense is at last reaping an ample harvest for his enterprise and perseverauce,” Of another gigantic work, tlie Nevada Journal says: —"Another ditch projected, and being completed hv Kidd, W’hartcnhv A Co, intended to supply the country inter mediate, from Omega to Nevada, lias now employed upon it a large number of bauds, and will probably he finished in about six months. For several miles at (ho commence ment on the South Yuba, it is built on a precipice, where none hut those of unlimited means, and most obstinate determination would ever attempt to construct a work on so magnificent a scale, and tit such tin im mense expense This ditch when completed will not be less than fifty miles in length.” Uaisino Wheat ox tub Northern Co ast. —The Crescent City JhralJ says experiments on a large scale this season establish the fact that wheat can he raised to advantage on the Northern Coast. It declares that "as tinea crop of w heat tin was ever harvested Ims been raised this year on the farms of Messrs. Dan iel Haight and Major Hrtulford, of Smith Hiver Valley. Although sowed on new ground, not put in at the proper season, and considerably damaged by the wild geese dur ing the winter, it stood about six feet high and the heads yielded from eighty to a hun dred grains of as plump, handsome wheat as can he found in any country. The result of this experiment will settle a question of great importance to the farming interest here. It gives assurance that a crop can be produced here which is everywhere -ousidered the most important that can bet.used.” Jonah wrote to his father after the whale swallowed him, stating that bo thought Ik; bad found a good opening for a young man just going into the oil business; but after wards wrote for money to bring him Lome, stating that be bad been sucked ir.. JESfThe man who is a stranger to the finer feelings, is recommended to have an introduction A White Digger. A Correspondent rtf the Plavervllle Ameri can, says he has discovered a } Jigger Indian, woman near the Sink of the Humboldt who is perfectly white. He remarksWe had gone at least eight miles, when on turning a’ short spur of a mountain, we came suddenly in view of one of thososmall, elevated, though green and beautiful mountain vallies, entirely hid from previous view by surrounding moun tains; towards the further end of the valley, i less than a mile distant, was a small ranch [ eria ot 1 Jiggers, All the men, save two or three old ones, and one, totally blind, were away, leaving their women at their allotted tasks or doing nothing. On our near ap proaeh we were surprised to find among them, a perfectly white woman I—but who, on a closer inspection, proved to be a perfectly tunned and featured 1 Jigger woman. Her parents are both I Jiggers, and the mother, for we saw her, even darker limn the average, and yet their offspring presenting the strange anomaly of a perfectly white woman, appa rently not more limn twenty years of age, large and robust. Her skin, for not one of them all was (dad in enough of covering to he an apology, was as white as their filthy mode of living would admit of, while her hair straight and coarse as the veriest digger, was also purely white. In addition to this, the entire iris of both her eves, was,a scarlet, or bright red color. In truth, she was just what a physiologist would call an albino'. Ihe production of one of nature’s strangest freaks. This same woman has twice visited Ragtown upon the Carson River, being al ways described as the white I Jigger with' the red eyes.” Tournament Premiums—At the Grand Festival Tournament which will be hold in Sacramento on the Nth, loth and 10th of this month, the following prizes will be awarded; i. a dims ix sad nr. i:. To tlie most accomplish! d Lady Rider, a Gold Watch and Chain ' iIOO Second host, a Saddle oft Third do a Silver Cup . ... . .25 Fourth do a Riding Whip , ft) GENTLEMEN IN SADDLE. The most skillful Gentleman Rider, Silver Nate 50 Second best do do do. 25 SKILL WITH THE LASSO. The most accomplished feats of Horseman ship with the Lasso, a Silver Cup 50 Second best, a Cup 25 INDIAN SPORTS. The most expert and skilllnl sports of the In dian. with how and arrow—First Prize...s‘.’o Second Prize 11l Resides these, premiums will be awarded fur Trotting and Pacing Horses produced r also, lur Roadsters spans and single; and Horses under tlie Saddle, as follows. Best Trotting Horse . .fits 2d do do do SO ;>d do do do . ;o Best Pacing Horse sft 2d do do’ do 40 ud do do do 2ft Best span of Roadsters, in harness, Sil ver Cup, value : 29? 2d do do dt> Sil ver Cup or plate, value. . 20 Best single Horse in harness, Silver (’up or plate, value 20 2d do do do do 15 Btst saddle Horse exhibited, Plate . 21l Railroad Poetry, A correspondent of (lie Hrootrte count v 1 1 ptihiictijt describe.- hi - jaunt over tlio Syra cuse mu! liinghampton Railroad, from Cprt land, in the following' poetical strain: So much 1 wrote in Cortland’s hounds— and would have finished there, had not the down train whistle resounded in the air. Sr shaking Fairchild by the hand, who said come up again, I hid fairwell to every tear, mid jumped upon the train. Hushing round the hill side, darting o’er the plain, over rivers under the roads. Van liergon drove his train. The moon threw bright etiulgeni rays, on each small ripple’s erest; the river seemed a ribband stretched along the mea dow’s breast; the evening wind eiinie stealing, through the ear with gentle sigh, and brought a cinder from the engine, spank into mv eve; few and short were the prayers I said, and 1 spoke not a word of sorrow, hut I rubbed at my eve till I made it red, and knew ’(would he sore on the morrow . We soon got home at the rate we ran.- at an hour just right for retiring, and down from ids post came the engine man, and the liremau teased bis tiring. And tints I too will cease with this, a moral to the tale—he always sure to “mind voiir eye,” when riding on a rail! JcpiCiAii 1 'an siox.—fudge Harbor decided in the. District Court of Sacramento county on Wednesday, says the Stale Jvitrnal, that the eases of insolvency do m*t come \yithiu the jurisdiction of the District Courts'. Ho co.nsei|uentlv dismissod'a case of that kind. The matter will probably be laid before the Supreme Court for their decision, Should it Is* si. finally decided, insolvents v.h>> have received their final discharge at 'be District Court, will find themselves in regenerated difficulties. A Temperance Lecturer, descanting on the essential and purifying qualities of cold water, remarked, as a knock down argument, that ‘•whijti the world became so corrupt limit ho Lord could tin nothing else with it, he was obliged to give it a thorough sousing in cold water.” “Yes,”Tejilied a wag, “but it killed every dnrticd -critter on the face of five airth." The uniform of th uoiow I soldiers of Li beria, as prescribed by President Roberts, must make a splendid show in contrast with ebony; yellow leather gaiters-spatterdashers -from the ancle bona to the knee; large-red . 6 loth pantaloons down to the gaiters; iron gray cloth short coats with red laces; blue cloth waistcoat; and red felt caps with biua > strings NUMBER 1.