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J. FI. CiMMiKiix, Secretary aixl Acting Governor of Nebraska, died at Omaha on the 2.'ld of March. The I/gialature ol M axsachnaetU ad journed, on tine 27th, having |*w«*i 177 uct* and II rwolutioiik. Tbe appropriation* made will amount toabont $1,000,000 and a redaction on the Htate tax ofalx/ut $300.- 000. In tlx; District Court, in New York, on tha 27th, the U. 8. District Attorney fikil a hill of injunction in buhull of the Govern ment, against the sale of the Collin* xU-aui rrt. Tim hill uilugwi u Haim of $.'100,188) for advance* made h y thu (lori ruue< lit. Aceording to tlic Cincinnati I’rice Cur rent, the numlsrol ling* raised in tlie entire Went, thu muxud, is 2,130,778 against 1 ,832,479 heud luat acaaon, lieing an in cream: o( 278,299. 'Hie increase in weight, thu aeuaon, ia estimated ut H,ci7-1,7- pound*, C4ju.il to 101,211 how, making tin: total in creu ••• in uuuiiier and weight i*ju»l to 379.- f»10 hog*. It hu.* already bmi mentioned that the I’rcuidi ut ha* issued hi* pres lumalion for ruilix of puhlic land* at the land ofllccM at kiekajssi and Is < oinpton. kamas Terri tory, in duly next. 'I lie tint mile ut Kick ujKiunn the 3th ot duly embrace* 798,093 acre*. The Hale at Ix < om|iton the 3th of duly will embrace 736,440 ucrca, and on Ur 19th, 636,311 acre*, making an uggrogutu 0(2,912,13-1 ucruo. Tbauc will he the first public nihr nt ' (tit,',mile'llt tumle in tTie Tar riuirv. Uoiiiiish, convicted at Marion, Ohio, for murder in the Ural degree, for poisoning Nancy IFoi.i.kv, in duly lad, ha U<en sen tonced to In: bung oil the loth of Jane. The Judgc overruled 111*' motion for u new trial. The tcann in the court room after the * n tenee wan piwbxd wu* very affecting. A wick or two ago some purism unknown gained aeeix* to the room of the Hhawmut Ixslgu, Sun* ol Malta, ill Bouton, hastily dn |h silted a linn infant hoy therein, uiml left precipitately. Tlie ‘'Mon*” !»»• resolved to bccuaK tuthrm to the buy, ami have takwi muiwmrm to liavc him properly uursod and educated, ho that In due course of time lie may Iwcouii' in a gisxl oondition to lie a member of tlie order. The treaty with the Pawnee Indian*, re lils|ui*liilig ten lilillioiw aeruH of laud, with an uuiniity of 810,000 fur live yearn, ami of 0110,000 iii |H>rjietiiity, is now Isforu thu Heiuile. The Senate inuy strike out or ann-ixl thu latter clause. The Secretary of the Treiumry liuh ap |Munlnl a commission to exaniuiu into the Utah' of navigation of the t ■ Fear Itiver. It oonsiat* ol N. \V. llai'iik, .1 A. Htn rniNti, d. 0. MorKAT*. A. A Hi xrttHKvs, \V. l». I'iunki.in. und W. II VViiitino. The ileuth of the venerable I lev I. khan AtNHWOKtn; of Jeffrey, V 11.. i* njxirbd Tlie event tinik place on Wednesday. the 17 tli licit The duo need had Ihsii pastor of th" t'niigrcgutioual church in Jeffrey *uv mity four yeam. Hi* age wan nun hundred yearn, even mouth* and t wanly eight day*. kill, Mahy I’akkkk dud in Newbury port, at the advamvd age of ninety two.— She leuit* two ehildn u (twin*) who are seventy live years old Two oompaniv* <d the 2d artillery now m Kansan, uru ordenxl to l ift ltiley to ru hero tin prc.xht i:*rn.*on new umhi orders lor Utah. Tlie New York //full’d says that Fiknan ixi Wood will shortly institute against the New York Trthunt a suit for no Uss lliau seven hiindrcil and fifty distinct lil«l*. ('apt. I'ka' w, who, for a wager of 81,000. hui ageeed to try his skill ut Inmi.sviilo iu shooting two oranges from a lieud ol a tsiy. will probably have to timl some other than that place fertile exploit to come off. Mayor l'iri llkb, ut that city, in a prevlainaiina to the Chief of I’olicw, ilahsl on the 17th inst., denounces the thing a* criminal, and com mauds him to urnwt all jx’rsoivs who may ls< engaged in the experiment. Mr. Iliut. of llu> Cleveland I‘Unuteoltr, has Into turned out ot the Cleveland I’nst Office. Uvau.se he is a Pohh.au tnau IV Virginia f oQfrrvnce of tU> Methodist Chare li has hail 837 aeiswiariM to Um churcbCH within tha last kw weeks; ia the Krie t 'onlcn nn there have Uva over 700; in tU‘ Jamestown District linin' than 1.300 ami m tin I’itUburgh Cunt, iviuv more than l .000. On the 11th ult., tlie ,iotti anmvoraarv of the lirsl .sueivasful experiment in burning ail Uiracitc eual in on o|*ti gruti warns lebraUvi m Wilkes born . I ’a., in the same ok! grate and tinsplaci. u«ii| by Judge Jxw Fell m the exjH'rimenl. lin St. I Anns Arvo mdictW the appear ance in that city of a in w and dangerous counterfeit ten ou the Sutc Hank of UUjo. I.lkenca* of Kwmg. on the k-ff. and ol liar ruon on the right. Tbe UxocuUvw Council of Massachuui iu ha* njvvted the nomination by tiov. lianas, ol Maoh* Moavun, Jr, for Judge ,4 ih 0 Superior Court of Itoatoo. by a vole af tivw to four. There ikaw not auem to lie entire harmony in the Uovoroor * family. Srwi of »wr own atatr. trim i U»* iltndhfion iKmwrw One ilay tbi* week, John (iarvey, black smith in thm pin's ate twenty-nix raw egg*, including the shell*, in atxmt ten minutes, upm a wager, ami then offerwl to bet that lie could fat two dozen more, in tie- nans: mu finer but no one siwmeil di*p*Mi.s) to ac oojd the propomtioß. dolin'* inbstirie* wer*: proliahly in tend** I for guttu (sreha tabcH ; ami after hi* <l>.sn«*i’, we inb.-ml b> purchase limn as such. Home of the HemlerKou wag* attribute tlx' deli at of the Perms-roey iri N*-w llumis shir' to the abwnee of a "young man by tbe mime of Happy,” a prominent jxilitii ian, who formerly r<-ided in that mate, ami win**' name will blue aero** the centuries. frooi U»« HI I'fur Pre... A Colour CoMißiis—VVe are inlormisl that a eolmiy of five humlnsl Norwegian* are now mi their way to settle at this place. Mr A. K. Hkaro of this place, a country man of their*, ami a gentleman of mean*, is now east, a* we are informed, bi make ar range-ment* for their nreption. A Haniimihk A*t.—The Ht. P'ter Cone |>any on last week, donatnl to Ihi* sehixil district n lot and a half, valmsl ut six huie dred dollar*, as a sib fur a *cli«ol house.— Hm h iiliendity H|*nk* volumm for tlx' com pany. Flow different this, from tlx picajmu Npiril usually munifiwUsl in Kastera towns on such occasion* With such lilx rul iiilml* i«l men for proprietor*. Ht. Peter i* Ixmnd to Hourish. Htm'k a Pin Tiiihk.— A wok ago la*t Tuesday, the Ittth in*t, M. If. HUme, Ks.j., of this plot*', xoweil six ur-nw of spring wheal! < lur farmer* aru now hu*y putting hi this crop. A gentleman from Mow, in form* ns that Is: Sueur Prairie is half plow ed over! We think this will do, tor sueli a miserable, frozen region a* we are repn-wnt i*l to have np here ! Atoll events, if our ix-ighlsir* of lowa, Wisconsin and Illinois, can l*'at it, wc should like to see the prisif. Mr. M. 1.. French, residing war this place, rei|Ue*t* us to state that he raise.l, last HCBsnn, fijr bunhth oj thr I'olanil Outs, from one i/iunt ' 'l’bix is almost turn hun Jrtil fold, and exiixsls even that sjxiken of ill scripture. The out* um tlie same a* thoxe am advartimsl by us. and our reader* eon obtain them by semling to 1. W. Ilriggs, Wml M aim lon. Wayne Co., us directeu in a former number of this paper. Ilu also sowed spring wheat on the 19th inxt., and add* that his “ground was in first rate condition.'' Oh ! what an uwful cold region this is ! It uluKMt make* t.s shiver to think ol it I llki'tai Mi rdkr. —A most hrutmliimrdiT was committed on Monday evening, about six miles wiwt of Travirw*. u|miii a Orman liamcl Hooch, by three hmthers, also (ler mnns. Tlx* fact*, as fur as we can learn, are the*. —* (int I etwien tint*' purtiax, was trieil Is l fore K*<(uln' Kenm.ly lit Travertin, on Mon day. which romltnl in tavor of Hooch. I'liu others thrcatcm.l vengeumv, but Hooch evaded them aixl Rtarb.l homo. When ixNirly home, he was waylaid by the hrottx'r*. who Knocked him from his horse with u rail, and pouixlcd him until limy sup|xwed him •lend, ami then left him. Ho nvnven.l, however sufficiently to reach hi* home, and lived long enough to iuform hi* family ot the facts, but died in a few hour*. Wu under stand thu part n* have l»vn arriwtisl. anil arc liemg cxiiiniiii.l Wc trust our Sheriff will -cu to it, that they arc not allowed to mcape a* has here tub ire lx* n the case. If the n|Hilogy for a jail at Trarene won't hold ilmm. let him iron them, so os to inakw sun' work of it. It is time that thievix and munlemr* wciv taught to rexiN'ct our laws. I.atkh. We hare since karixd that the iiiiiixx ot the hrotherais Iturge that llnxcli was the |M'r*on ulxi niU'le the thnats and the suit was on the complaint ot the broth ers against lloxch, for threatening to shoot them, some iiu mill* since. r.am it..- Sauk M..u. .Il.i.uu. e, , rnu.UTaixii Lriti kk —-C C. Andrew*, K*o .of Ht. Cloud, kx'tuivd to an attentive ami appre ciative audience at the Congregational Church of this place, last Thursday evening Hi* suhjrwt was “/Vis tbier prior if*’/ f,'nn rti Amernnn //nfory." Ill) stated the first to Ihi the -wltleux'iit of Janxiitown. tlx' 2ml. the Ucvolutmn, ami tlv 3nl. the ailoption of Die Constitution and the Cuion. Ul.icwim FxcirKUKNT. On Moixl.iy evening lost, wmd wa* brought down from Watab that -mux' two or thive hundn.l Sioux Indians were rompixl at lattk K<H'k some miU' from the liirux r pliux', and fear* were vntertaim.l by tbe few nvudent* near where they hail eneamlx.l. that tlxy might prove troublaxma’. It was known that the camp wa* a war party out for thu pur|uwe of tAing scalps of tlx ir ohl encmim. the Ojibwas. Not antici|>ating nay trouble, some tiltivu or twenty of mir eitixens turned twit, armed thrnixelvix. however, *o as to lx prvpari.l for an enhirgwx’y. ami went up. more to relieve the fww familxw at l.ittle Kix-k. than with the expectations of having actual service t*i nerform. When they ar rived at Watab. they leunxsl that all was ouiet and th< r>- was no naud of going further that night; *» they remaimsl there until morning. frxMtmg tlw txetour friend Waugh of the Motel tlx-n* ixmld furnish -free also of coat to the party Tumi ll»«» Mwflflllff iWrt|li to ’ T w.-a Dauiro Rohiirry.—On Thursday night, the lSlh inst.. the ikxw of tlx* law Ofli.v of It F I'honuis, K*n, during hi> alwi'nce from (own. wa* broken opeti. A small safe, in which he ke|>t hi* prtvat* pa|vr*. was broken ojx'B ami the paper* thrown pc>mis ciuvisly over tlx' ffeor. but tone of them stolen. ill* wardroahe, was also broken opim, and a valuable gold watch and chain, ami a nlrer watch taken tlxeefrom. TW wau be* aixl chain an- valixal at 9 173. No d money winch may lead to the detection o the thief has yut wen made. Ti* ltivßa.—Tbe ice has .ntiivly di-wp |*anxxl Irom tlxs l'p(xe Missiwup|ii ThOV t" a .iiffioiemy of watie to insure tlx 1 boaU Id safety IV C|ipar and Isiwer Montxvllo Ferric* an: now m suceumful operated E WEEKLY PIONEER AND DEMOCRAT RinntwU As ll Is. Ktricture* oa Um policy of rival point, for un uugialioa and capital.—KaUonal ami Truth ful view of itinnuota as it w Boil, CiiiaaU, and Hesoureet.— I'rssent cooditinn. Kduca tional, Moral and luligion*. —IUi Hoads sud .Slate Isian.—lndusnce oa Property and IJusi ness.—Acceasma of population aad capital. —lt* Future. for th« |*Wifi#rr A rg;r%* F.ver sinix: man was expelled from hi* primordial dwelling pine—“a gank n U mpt. ing with goMeu fruit"—the raw has Is.-u constantly wandering about in the vain search of some favored country—some I to pian land—rew-milling as marly t* [xxnihle their " I’uradise I/ist ” a lots] where fruit, and frxxi. and flower* shall lie the Hjxjnt.in idiis growth of the richest noil! when- balmy witxls ami gentle zephyr* shaft sooth the spirit* ;ml chivr the heart! wVrc there sliall be no toil, no pain, no siekts-**; hut where health and wealth, happitxas and long life shall Is- tlx; rich inheritance of thosi who may luisten to appropriati' bi th* msclxes tho “ I’arailise Ib vaimd " on earth! To nxs't this unreasonable desire of the raee, there ure this*', who for (fain, are ever parxk'ring bi its craving*. 1 leace the worthy I’ionccr, the trailer in town lota, and the speculator* in land property ererywhere, ure exccktlingly liable to misrepresent, and often with no unworthy intention, tho country to which they invite immigrutina ami capital- They reprewnt in ull the c.xtravagunci' of a fertile imagination that they have disco vend the promised land. Traveling Agents, un known to th* public an such, the Ncx pa|. r prexs, and ull the appliance* of the trade, an' nuxlc to herald it* attractioua and re source*. Wc lieur of it—we read of it far off in the distance. The description lilis thu incasun- of the miwt romantic dixirc. Tlie vi rgin soil is of Kd*n fertility ; an accotnmix duting climute ; never too hot, and never tis) cold ; i nsures health and long life ; game of the choicest kinds hover around to *n|>- ply the table; delightful streams, singing os they How, arc most favorably distributed us the natural thorough fan* of commerce and intercommunication ; while no wonder ful are the nnuurix* of tho country, that the ■•rdiniiry wealth of age* is there ucruiuti- I a leil in a less number ol months! And more—experience has proved that in mich instances the temptation to dis|«ragc unjust ly rival points, has often been too strong to bo rx«i*t**l. Animatid with hopi*, tlx' confiding .tran ger n akix a pilgrimage and explore* tlx iikai land, only to lx' di*ap|xiiub*l. Ilu had cx pixb.l tixi much. Alas! he hud forgotten that tlx’ law of Ikeliny had Ixx-tt recordixl otherwisn in letter* of eternal durability.— Ihe world ha* no *uch country. Private and public interests are better suliwi vwl by a more rational, solmt, und truthlul policy. I.'l Ihi. mhi*' ..'ii.ihle coorxe >•« adnptnl by ail who write or *js*ak tor Minnesota. Hhe nut afford to I*'just towards others and truth ful toltcrsclf. t 'iinixslmg then, the proprietor* of tlx- fore going strictures, it still remains true that in those |*>rtion* of tlie American continent now inviting immigration, there is much i diversity, not only ol sod ami climate, hnt a'soofoll the other rlements of de-irahil ily tluit enter into selection of one'* perma nent dwelling plaiv. Ami the rational in iimries m reten tice to any m w country, slioiild be—what is the ehameter of the soil i a* to productiveness, and its climate os to health? Whaf the variety ami extent of its timU'r and mineral resource*? What provision* are Ix-ing made to seenre railroad facilities for the ixisy aixl early transporta tion of its fx|*>rt-* ami imports ‘ What the character of the people by whom it is l* ing setthd whether intelligent, mxio'ful and law abiding I What has Ixvn done in tx'half ; ol schools, I -•liege*, ami Ibrtlieeausc of mor al and religion* tshication among the pisiple? And, indtrd, what is doing to secure to com munity at the nirliest practicable moment, the blessing* of refined ami elevated eivili -1 ration ? To Uiese -.'o dile iai|uiriiw wx cheerfully nii|»md, ami |*»i*t to a most magnificent area of ix'cupied and unoccupuxl lamls ol d<wp. rich soil, comparing luvoruhly with that of tlw gnat \\ ext gi'tx'rally. aixl so ipiiek and tcrtile that ito|»< an abiimlant. und mature timely, so that all renamahk' ex|*vtations of th« judicious amt industrious liu.bttmliiuin are annually rvali '**l. The ’ ijaiility of our wu/ ha- not prol>ab!y bix-n much uiiixtiemd, while the t/iniu/i has kvti lumle the |x>int of wanton attack ? By *j*<culatora ami their agvuts,interested iii rertain othi'r State* ami Terri tone*, it has Urn diligently circulated on <t< ami* wta, in the rail car*, at hotels, and in businew circles, that "Mmntiotii ut too far .Vm-tk— Ker el rotate i« t<*> odd—amt Ker trralrn fit only for Niixagn amt fwiig: oj prey." Never was tlain' uttered a viler sJatxk r to alarm the fear* aid mfcxluvct iinmigrati n ami ent«r- Kw, ami never wa. an attempt kiw so.xxrb- I of the disparagement it wa* ik>igtxd to promote ; lor this ramc. Minm m u has mul tiplx.i it* ponaiation. ami inenrawd its wealth within the last twenty 'ive rxmths. with a rapidity scarcely para!M<d even ta the history of the fast West. It lias txm proud by |« ra*oal cxpi'rxxxv imi demon stnitml by wx-ntific obm'rvatioo*. taki'n at different (x'lnt*. that ixir winter* are of a wilder tjjr th-iu tlaac ol New KukUixF, tlx' mean t« tn|* rature of our wra*'!,* coia[)aring letter with tlx we ot Smithero New Tork. while .1 greater altitude, aixl iru r, |>ur»T atnxspU re are cmiarnlly ixuigi tuai to health of Ixxfy atxi v igor ,4 mind 'I ba* much fw mil aixl climate—-while it i will ao where bs ,hnied that the counttr is well timUml a;xl tavorably distributed as best to «if)ply th. want* of Ihx- srttkT and D*' purjxx*-s of the largest improvements.— Tbe extensive bimher trad.' and in xliauxta ble mineral resource* of the .Slab' vindicate tlx: sagacity and good fortune of the great numlier- engag'd in those ik-parttm-nts. Wu refer with pleasure aixl gratitude to the munificent grant ol public domain in Is* half of a well adjusted plan of railroads d*'*- tined to open up by way of thu great lake*, a direct, clx-aji, ami expeditious communica tion with l!o*ton and New York, the At lantic emporium*, and beneu with the mar kets of the world. The fact that this mag nificent State enterprise is being accelerated and ijuickcncd into actual operation by the aid of the Slate loan bill, and tlie expenditure and investin' nt of five millions of dollars in our midst, is already attracting immigration, reanimating business, and vitalizing the val ue and demand of real property. Many tim.'* many millions of acre* of pub lic land* donated for the support ol schools, seminaries and universities of learning, se curing a general dissemination of moral und religious education—attest the liberality and paternal regard of the Federal (iovernment; and so prompt and universal has been the attention of community to thu subject, that stranger* who come umong us, when thus early, whatever may be their nationality or education, may readily find in every consid erable settlement places of puhlic worship harmonizing with tlx ir denominational pre ference*. Th"*t: privib gt*, educational and religious, constitute the crowning hlessiugs to u new country, and mark the advanced progress of civilization. Tbe character of our population a* ;in in telligent, peaceful mid law-abiding people, i* tlx: subject of commendation ut home ami abroad, and I'fitn atod with the strife and vi olenix: that have interiupted social order und irn|wril«-il the prosperity ol other State* and Territories, it presents a moral grandeur wortliy of the amhition of ull new commu nities. Thu- 1 have 1 endeavored to anawer the proixMis) inijuirie* in u manner, I trust, so iixxlcst as not to he offensive to g<ssl taste, iitxl so truthful us to acconl with impartial history. At the stand point whence I write, Ix-ing u town of some consideration in Southern Minnesota, I look out upon a country which, but a very short time .inoc, was in tbe exclusive poxsession of the Heel man. Here be loved, wooed, aixl married his "dusky mate," —here lie roamed, hunted and fished, lonl of all he surveyed -here te sung his war song, pursued his enemii* and buried his dead, lint in pursuance of the great law of destiny, und in com]>liance with tn-aty stipulations he has had to recede far hack to the west to make nxim for civiliza tion. The " i*ilr farts " have come; the i-ountry is dotted with their habitations; and cultivated farms, young towns, and cit ies, schools, courts and church*'*, bear tiwti mony to the rapidity of hnmuu progress. How wonderful—it is difficnlt to bring my mind to a realization of what has transpired under my own otwervation. This is hut tbe tx-ginning. A bright fu ture uwaitx the consummation of munifest event*. At no former |ieriod were so much capital at the Fust seeking sale loan or prof, itable investment, so many families that, having I MS'll ailllionislx|| by Into ruvutsioim in business there, at*' ih'termined on emigra tion, or sw many enpable men anxious to en gage iu more (vrtuin enterprises. There in uni go somewhere, aixl th«'y will come West. Itisgustisl with the strife and vio lence that have ruined ill-futis] Kansas, and detcniiirxsl to avoid inh-rvening lix-alitic* of " eternal freer arul Agree,” they ap' bound for Minnesota. Here', if they come as they should, with just mid rational view- 1 , their re nsonahle ex pectatiou* nmy !*• rmli/ssl. Th*' vast area ol iinort'upictl lands, mute to actual settle ment, and to persons coming hither with small iixuiis. additional encoiiragemi lit will I*' seen in tlx 1 Pre-emptnm him. and f'r rmptton hitrr, by whose provisions a [*t maix'nt home is readily ohtaimd. and the tH'Cessitits of liferecuml : while men of ca|e ital and enterprire may not fail to perceive that improveii property farm lands, town aixl outside property, has not, with the ex ception of some few localities, reach'd price* cornwpomling with the inh< rent value for ix rmaix Rt iiirevtinent : and hence it is l>u liev'sl by gendetnen of large experience, and re liable judgment, that investments the pre-- ■x*nt season, at ruling priirs, may soon he louts I to lx* a* profitable as those heretofore male, and proved highly satisfactory. It is often asked, rch'it lines of men should omt’ 1s t all dass«* of gixxl men lx well represent'd ls*t the tanner, tlx’ tradesman, mechanic, und manufacturer, all workers aixl prudnivrs, with the capitalist, w ith hLs motx'v to loan or invest, and the man of gen eral busiisvw ci'tix' along. Other considera tion. I sung satisfactory, men and labor, skill aixl capital, make the State. The Council of Washington City Iras jxisxoi a joint resolution ikvluring the gov ernim'nt of the city, unable to preserve onfer utxlrr existing cire umst new, and appoint ing a committee to apix-al to Coagre*ii lor Die establUliux'nt of a jx-rmanent po lice. U' lx- uixKt Uk' direction of tbe Secre tary of Ux' Interior ; also a rewolutioo for a temporary police i»f 100 men. 23 of whom are to be 0100(111*1. arnxsl aixl eijui|>ped. Counterfeit twenty dollar bills on the Market Bank f Troy. an>l fivw on Dx- On oodag 1 Bank of reyracuse. have Urn put in circulation in New York city. 'IVy are so well exivutid that reveral nxuxy brokers promxtnced tlx ra genuine. tionrnof Denver textiSrel *. follows be fotv Dx xgisiative commituv on th«- elect ion frauds in k Aiuas “ I ask'sl Ca!b<*un, t!» next .lay after the count, how li>ng h«‘ w,«!.| r,j*tnme to re crivu returns* He re-plnd un.'ii Congress sV.i/i let Ixl the Ler ompt , C .<t itutem C W. Barcock, fornxrly of thu city. has been ekvtaxl Mayor of IrawTence. Mr. B was tbe caaditUte of the anti-T»pi'ka Fm' State nxv) ***** of Art*. Memorial*, and Joint Hr av iation*, PaucJ ana Approved at tkr Plr*t StalDii of Hi* It tale l.eol.lat nrr, ap to the 41th of March, lam. ACTS. A ithoriziiig the clerk* of court* to grant orient of publication. To amend the law* of the extra aeuion of Providing for tbe term* of the Suuremc Court. H To provide for the location of a State road from Brownsville in Houaton ceunty, to Shell Hock City in Fret-born county. To extend the time for the collection or taxe* for the year 18.17. Author ising the Itegister of Deed* of Chisago county to copy record* from Wa*hingtoii county. To lay out and make a State road from St. Paul, via l.ake Como, to Superior. For the location of a road from Faribault to Wilton. To locate a Mate road from Brownsville, in Houston eouuty, to Winnebago City in Fari bault county. To extend the jurisdiction of Justices of the Peace. To allow Justices of the Peace to enter judg ment upon confession. To amend an ai t entitled "an act to incor porate the town of l.a Crescent." For the relief of the Creditors of the State. To provide for the location ol a State road from t'liattield, in Fillmore county, to Winneba go city, hi Fanbault county- » To provide for tbe issuing ul Commissions to take Testimony by Justices of tbe Peace. 1 o provide for tbe location and construction of a Mate road from Faribault to Mankato. Itegulatmg limited partnerships. To lay out and establish a State Itoad from Fort Itidgely by way ol Mankato, Albert let, and Sbell Hock City, to the north lino of the Mate of lowa, at Otranto. Amending an act entitled "an act relating to public roads." To amend an act entitled "an act to incor porate tbe Winona ferry.’” To extend the time for payment ot Taxes in tbe town of l-a Crescent. lo provide for the location and establishing a Mate road from Twin lakes, in Carlton county, to Heaver Hay, in latke county. T o construct a State road from Otter Tail City, via Wadena and Crow Wing, in Crow Wmg county, to Twin Lades, in Carlton county. lo extend tbe time for the payment ol taxes in the city of Winona. To incorporate the town of Niningcr City. To locate a btate road from Monticello to Forest City. To amend an act entitled •* An Act to Ineor porate certain towns in this Territory, and to provide for Town tlovernraeut within tbe same." Authorizing the Caunty Commissioners of t hisago county to Issue bonds for the erection ul eouuty buildings. For locating a State road from Taylor's Fall*, in Chisago eouuty, to Hanover, m Mille Lac county. To provide fora State road from the North Shore of iatke Superior, to tiraham * Point, oil the lied Hiver of the North. To legalize the assessment and collection of taxes in Nicollet county, for K7fi and Ixl7. To incorporate the town of Kandotta. Authorizing foreign administrators and ex ecutors to sue in the court* of thisStute. To authorize the Common Council of the city of Saint Paul to issue bonds to coniiect tbe levee between the upper uud lower lauding in said city. For the protection of game. To locate a Mate road front Shakopee to Far ibault. To locate a Slate road Irom Shakopee to Clearwater. Authorizing the llegister of Heeds of Isanti county to copy Irom record* of Ramsey conty. To make certain appropriation* for the ear rent expenses of tbe State. To incorporate the town of Fair Haven. lo provide for the appointment of Commis sioners to lay out and establish a State road from Rochester to Cannon Fails City. To incorporate the town of Maple Lake. To incorporate the town of Rockville. To locate a State road from the city of St. Paul to Chisago city. To provide for the letting of the State print mg, binding, and advertising. To extend the time for the completion of the Mississippi and Rum River boom. To authorize the County Commissioners of Steele county to build certain bridges in said county. Authorizing a ( liange of venae in Justice* courts. To locate undestablish a Stale road irom St. Josaph, in Stearns county, via Richmond, to Mound Prairie, in Tod county. Proposing to amend section ten, article Blue, of the constitution. To amend an art to incorporate the town of l.a Crescent. Proposing an amendment to section seven, article flic, of State constitution. lo aiii'ii.l article nine of chapter sight of the revised statutes. To amsnd chapter thirty nine ol the session laws of 1*57. To legalize the records of the town of Rich mood. To amsnd section nineteen of chapter eigh teen of the session law* of the extra session of IVi7. To amend an act entitled " An act greeting to James M.lsoodhue and Isaac N. (niodhuo the right to establish and maintain a ferry a- ross tbs Mississippi river. For the rebel of Caroline Rady. To amend an act entitled " An act to incor porate the town of ItancroTt. To appropriate insiiey lor certain purposes therein named. Providing for the election of L’mted States Senators. To establish the county of Oonglas To establish the county of Monongalia. To authorize the C ommon Council uftheeity of St. Paul to issue bond* for the construction and completion of the Robert Street sower. To legalize the acts of the City Council city of Shakopee. To amend the charter of the city of Shako pe*. la relation to the revision sal compilation of the statute*. To authorize the Board of Coramissioaeis of Wabashaw county to borrow money on the bond* of the county for tbe purpose of ereetmg county building*. To provide for the construction of the Ca.v non Fall* sod St Paul road. To authorize a loan of 4210.000 to pay the current expense* of the State. To locate a «t*t# ro*.f from the west end of the St. Anthony and Minneapolis bridge to the western boandary of the State To establish the county of Kanabec To locate a Mato road from l>d Wmg. in lioodhoe comity, to Albert lea. .a Freeborn eoantr. To lay out and e*tab.i»h a .'state road fr**m a point opposite ■shakopee to Payton in Heane pin county. To lay out and r.Ub'ish s -tale road from lilonroe, in Melt 'd county, via P*yne*xille. in Mearni county. To Heorporate the town of Acton. To incorporate the town of W.anebago. To incorporate the town of Senterxiße. To extend the t.me for ’ho collection ol taxe* in the counties of Wright. Benton, -teams, .-her burnt. an-1 Morris- n. To authorize the Coon» i snmwi«atn of lleanep n county to levy a tax to butid n bridge »«r >*» Nte Mile Froek. To lav out an l egubluh a Stale road front Shak. pec, in Scott county, to Ks-ata. ia La Sue nr county. To authorize Cotiaty CoMuastoaara of Hen nepia county to m»m» and sal! bond* for the purpose of paying the indebtedness incurred in erecting buildings for said county. To establish the connty of Tuomb*. To authorize the business of banking. To provide for the construction of a Slate road from Blue Forth City to Shell Rock City. To authorize the city of Saint Paul to loan its bonds to the Saint Paul Bridge Company. To incorporate the town of Osaeo. To repeal an act entitled "Au Act to Organ ize Pembina county." To change the uame of Watratb Sunblad. To incorporate the town of Albion. To locale and establish a State road Irom Saint Cloud to Brt-ckeuridge. To attach certain counties to others for judi cial purposes. To deliue the north line of Meeker county. To authorize the County Commissioners of Kiblty county to issue and sell bonds for the purpose of erecting county building* for said county. To amend an actof the incorporation of the Niniuger, Saiut Peter, and Western Railroad Company. To authorize the inhabitants of Hodge coun ty to vote upon the location of the county seat of said county. Tu confer the authority of changing the nainea of persons, towns, and villages upou the His trict Courts. To establish the county of Kandiyohi. For the preservation of ti<h in certain lakes. To provide for the qualification of clerk* of the district Court. To incorporate the city of West St. Paul. Todoiine and establish the county lines of Stearns eouuty. To prevent trespass ou school, university, swamp, and internal improvement lands. To authorize the regents of the University of Minnesota to borrow money. Providing for township organization. To amend section 9 of chapter FI of the ses sion laws of the extra sessiou of 1*57. For the establishment of a State Agricultural College. To incorporate the boundaries of certain counties, and provide for their organization. To incorporate the town of Olean. To incorporate the city of Wabashaw. To reduce the law incorporating the city of St. Paul, in the county or Ramsey, State of Minnesota, and the several acts amendatory hereof, into one act. and to amend the same. Authorizing the Register of Heeds of Crow Wing county to copy records uf Ramsey county. To amend an act entitled an act to incorpo rate the St. Paul Water company, passed May '.FI, I*l7. To incorporate the town of South Bend. Securing to mechanic* a lieu ou lauds and buildings. To incorporate the town of Brownsvile. To pro ide for laying out of eertain .State roads, in the State of Minnesota. To establish the boanduries ot the county of Monroe. To provide for the location of the county seat in tbe counties of this State. Authorizing the County Commissioner* of Anoka county to issue bonds for tbe erection of County Buildings. To amend an act to establish the County of Monongalia. To incorporate the town of Bheldoo. To prescribe the qualification* and duties of the Clerk of the Supreme Court. To provide for the assessment and collection of a tax for State purposes for the year Ihlh. MFMORIAI.S. To the President relative to the sale of public lands. To Congress fora special pre-emption law for the beneltt of settlers on tho thouv Half- Breed tract. To Congress and to the Postmaster General for the increase of mail service in the Btate of Minnesota. To Congress for the amendment of section second of an set granting lands to Minnesota for railroad purpose*. To Congress fur an appropriation to improve live Mississippi river, from the luouth of the Minnesota to Sauk Rapid*. To Congress for an appropriation to improve the Mississippi river *t Beef Slough. To Congress for the improvement of the St. Croix river. To Congress for an appropriation to pay Or rin W. Itice the amount expended by bun in makinga road from Twin Lakes to Kettle river, Minnesota. To Congress in relation to public lands. To Congress for an appropriation to uid in the construction of a wagon read from l.ake Superior to the South Pass of the Rocky Moun tain.*. To Congress for a donation of lands far an Agricultural College. JOINT RKSOLI'TICK'S. in relation to the Sioux sod Winnebago In dians. At tin- prayer meeting at I furlou's Theu tre, New York, on Saturday la-t, Henry Ward Ilenchcr was the leader in tlie devo tional exercised. Every place in the th)«tre which could contain a human being was filled. More than tlins 1 thousuud persons were present. The N. V. 7im« gives tbs. following incident: At this moment, there came in from the neigbborhm*! of the thintre a volume of musical sound—the singing of a hymn in another meeting. Mr. lleeclier roae and stepped to the foot lights. Kuixing his hand, he slots! quietly a moment, fixing th> atten tion of the audience before he spoke; *• breth ren." saw! he. •* do vou hear that ? Stop a moment! That’s the sound of worship out ot the bar-room of this theatre! Let tut spend two minute* in silent prayer am! thanksgiving!" He rraumed his seat, and for the two snceeeding minute* the falling of a pin could have been beard tien. Scott has i-wued orders constituting a new military district in N< braska. to be callixl HLstrietof tbe Piatt#; Head at I strain ie. Ten com pan ins 4th artillery and two compank* of 2d dragoons, now in Kaa*as. are assigned to this district and will march imimxliatelv lb’ Iz"i.-una legislature has (•a***! a bill to prevent negroes from holding slave* ; alia-, a bill atiolishing capital punishment, ami satsttituting in lieu thrn-of hard labor for lite \ erily this v* a fact world. We copy the loilowiag irom tbe Cincinnati (ioz'Ut We kav’ add<d "birth annoumvmeatato our column*, but the Hartford Coht :,j gne* aiiewi of us am! other paper*, for aitrr an nouncing a birth in Waterburv Ac., also add* this announcem- nt . -In Pmwpect. March Ist. a ilangtitcr of tsesirga S. Sioper It is said there i> a L>w a caiM Prospect near Hartford. Maoc.ii MiTcwmj.. the bewitching rising nctTvwi, has taken a husband whose name ia I’iDDorw ti