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brokc old Cockaluruiu'sscouiSo, and ii I'm goingto wasto my brontli about liiui. So ihc sooncr yon convict liim, tbc sooncr wcsh II gct tlio drinks. Mi.zlc!' The Court waa lield in a largo llirec-slo-ry building, nnd sucli oltlic jurors as hup uned to be nsk'cp, were firouacd by a np 011 tbeakillet from old Coon Teu k (as tlio SherilYwas called,) nnd tho jury was fnrthwith condiicted to mi upper room in the building, whcre tlicy werc lcl't todelib eratu upnn ihc cvidcnco fornud agninst tho pusouer, wlio, if conviclcd, would havu n ehance to sludy tlio science of cracking granito or pudding stone, in the Pcnitcn ti.iry. The room w.iscouvcniently small the day was waim and a phin dcal-table ,,. tlm middlc of tho floor, was the onlv hln. nrticle of fumiture in tlii' npnrt- mnnt. 'I'lir. ilrmr was OC KCti 111)011 HiC uutside, and tho jurors wcre leii to inem scl v cs 'finiitlcimeii.' obsorved tlio (orcman, 'your opinion, if yoii plnasc. 'Gnilty,' rojoiued a dark-visagod-man, who seemcd totalk with his scowling cyc brows. 'Ditto,' cxclaimcd n. second, who was tircd with tho trial, which had ulrcady oe cupted tlirec quurlcrs ol'an hour. lJesidcs, ho was thirsly. '1 say, gnilty,' addoi! a small tnan in a Inw crowncd hat, who had mado a wuger on the result. 'Yes, guilty,' remarkcd threo others. A glittcring-cycd Fretiohuian quietly rc marked tliat, 'dare vash in disnedder vorld two kinc of poor; God'n poor and Poor Devilsh and,' (in his opinion) 'dish fel ler was belongiug to de lattcr clash. JJo conaidcrod dat he vas not so guilty as lic mightbc!' Anothcr Frcnchman iigrced with him. An Irislunnn, a burly fellow, thought tliat, 'be the powcrs! tho chap looked bad cuoucb, sure! ut whcre was the good in cnniiiidiiiL' about his L'uilt. upon ihc ayi- f thnt r.oek-cved "iiitlcinaii who swaro ho saw the blows givin'? How could tho twistcd, blear-eycd divil scc at nlH It was the very raison ho thought him lunocent. 'Woll il's mv firm opinion, gentle- men,' observcd a swarthy Yankt.c, 'ihat it sarvcd tho old fellow right. llo owcs mc thiec-nnd-niiteneiicc yet, for mutton I left nt iiU limis( fmir months .120. I say the prisnner is innoccnt.' And so do 1.' 'And I.' Tho inrcmnn acrrccd with tho two last Afior r.nnsiilorablo arL'uins.'. one of thc jurors knocked upon tho door. 'Let us out, 'Coon.' 'Uavc you agrccd!' N0 and wot's nioie, vc shant.' KiiT' 'Onnn the door!' 'No vou don't. It's an'm ordcrs. 'Sqiiire aays you can'tcome it. You'vo got to agrco or stnv tboro!' 'Oh.hcll! Dtitconsidcr, 'Coon. Therc's - t i 1 nover a drop ot aiiytlnng nerc 10 urnik nni u-n'vn Iipp.ii licro an hour! Wo ca'nl ngree. Open the door!' "'Cnn't do it.' 'OfTicer, open the door,' bawled ano'her l) d if do. till you ajjrcc.' ' IVill you open the doorl' cnquired thc first. 'No. "nion d ino if I don't knock it ofl the hiiigos. 'You will?' I wi and wlicn I do gct out, jtist yoii look 'sharp al'tcr fhi't tigly mug ol yours that's ali. 'U'ell.hnld on till I scc ibo 'Squirc.' The Court was inlbrnicd ihat fhe Ju.y r.nuld not n'rrce Kecp thein llicrc till ihoy do, then, 'was all he had for i sply. Vmi p.nn't come out.' said 'Coon on his rcturn. Well, givcus adrink, then.1 'Not a iniii; lill vou agrce.' Ilirn ivns a fix! NosC9 WCrC COUlliCl ,.;., n.,,1 llin rnullll wn SIV .'lllll !UX In thc hascmcnt storv of the building in which the Jury wcre holdiug ibeir de- liberations, was kcpt a very passaulo rcs inunud. There was no law thoic affai.ist the salo of spiritons liquors cenerally, of whiskcv, parlieularly. The kcepur of the Itcfrcctory, at ihis jitncturc, sunning him self upon the door-stc). One of the twelvc had dtspovcrcd him, whilc cndcavoring to find somo way to escapc from tho back wmdow. The haudkerchicfs of tho company wcrc imincdiatcly put in rcquisition, and a port of party-colored chain was sccn issuing from the upper windoiv, at the lowcr cnd of which was nltachod a huge wolverinc cap. It was passcd down direclly in front of thc mrtinwt's facc. Ile sprang to his fect, and by dint of cct tain signs, ilmlattnr was mnde to undurstand tliat Miquor and fixins for twelvc' was desircd, A larjje flagon of real old Monoiigahcla n small jug of watcr a supply of Virginia Ilabanas' and a bunch of Lucifers wcre depositcd in tlio cap, and our worthy jury inon werc soon 'in dover!' Thesc articles bcing at length disposnd of Imwcvcr, a proposilion was made tliat the gcntlcnien 'agrcc to disngrce,' but it fuiiiid no favor. "Otlicr proposilions wcrc mado ano leject'cd. It was finally agreed upon tliat a game ol draughts sliould bc played by two of tho oppouents, the witi ner to dcclare thc verdict! Tho umpircs wcrc selectcd, and nfter rollecting thc rcquisilciiumber of pcunics, the forni of 'a board' was chnlkr.d nnon thc lloor, and thc champions applicd them relvcs to the game, forgctliug cntirely what was thc migcr Thc indiflerent, in the tncan timc, cnjoyod a cal-nap, brouglit ou by tho unitod infiiiencc of faligue and thc whiskcy. Tho gsmc was briof, liow rvcr, and the 'nmjs' won! . 'Open thc door 'Coon.' . 'Ilavc'y'ou-agrecd?' , Ycs.' i Tho Jury returncd'tn tho courl room. " ,'iWoll,' observcd thc Judgtf, 'yon'vo a grccd? , ii thought I'd bring youMo it!' .lfjnilty'. or. not Guilty?' cnquircd the Clerk.. ) i- .'.jTut itrtiirtii and tho nrisoncr was diHcliargfidi-'til, . : . Aftcr tliat, who will vcnturo thc asscr tinn that.thciejs.np.justicc in tho Courts )) Itl EC93IOII mfMidntl. For inv nnrl. 1'vo no dotibt ItOiWANCHlN RUL LIFU. Tlio Cabotvillc Chrouiclc gives tho do tails of a very prctty roniauce, with a right fittiug uoiiclusioii.wbiuh cnuiu lo a dcnouu mcnt in tliat villagc lnst wcck. Jt Bcomslhat Boniowhcro iu a noiglibor ing villagc livcd a wcallhy citizcn who had, ns auch oit'rens are very apt tohave, an ouly daughtor who was both lovablo and loving. Tho fnther, which is quite natural again, bad desigus of his owu for his datiglitcr's niatrinionial settlement, cn tirely iguoraut tliat she, liko a scns- iblo giil, had nlroaiiy givcu ncr neart, wiiu thc promiso of lier hand in good limc.lo a worthy and iud ustrioos tnechauic, When ho becamo awaro of this last circiiinstancc, howcvcr, his ragc kncw no hounds, and when thc young mechanio called to ask tho fathcr to ratify the choico thc daugh tcr had r.iade, he was without ceremony kickcd out of doors. Tho lovely girl took thc rudc ojcctment of her lovcr from hor father's door somewliat to hcart, nut ncr grief was of tliat, uiiohtrusivc sort which seemcd to indicatc a consciousncss ofhav- inir "Loveil not wisoly yot ton woll; and when assurcd by her fnther tliat lie "had selectcd a husband for hcr, rich and aflluent," worthy of hcrsclf and lier station in sncieu. sho assumed an indifference which savorcd iriuch of rcsiimation to thc nf nnrcnt.il authontv. 1 hat iiiulit. howcvcr. n nlnn was laul lor lier elonement with tho voun" mochanic, which plan was linally lrustraten oy ino vigiiancc aud mananeuient nf the father; and at a . i - .. . .i i ato hour of thc night in which she nvnnr. inil to lmvo resiirncd hcrsell to tlio cmbraces of her bosom's loid, her fathcr told her ihat she would leavc liome to visit distaut rclativc enrly the next uiorning Mnriiitur (iamp. nnd thc stai'o with it, nnd sho soon found hcrsclf scated for an cighty milcs' ride without any opportunity ol r.n intcfview with lier lovcr. 11c, howcvcr, was no fool iu thc play. IIc saw his nhi- nnccdna sho rodc away, and guessing the occasion laid his plans accordingly. With flect horsc he rcnched thc lirst "-toppinp ihc stnrre. and when tliai i - D . came up, he was rcaiiy to rcceive ins iiiuy lovc with open arms. She, nothiug loatb, li.fitlinr.nld nccominodations of the stae for thc bcttcr oucs of lier lovcr, and tlio in'.iin nrncreded with all haste to C.tbot- dle, wheio they werc maue onc iien. JSvsomo iiicans the father had got an carly inkling tliat thc lovers wcrc somchow outwitting him, and, in compaay with his over. startcd iu nursuil. Ihc pursucr and pursiied had an inlerview at the Ilotcl iu Cnboiville, whcic tlie new rnatic nriuc exprcsscd heistlf highly dcliglitcd in having an opportunity to give her fathcr and lovcr a furmal iiitroductioii to her s liuntl. It is said thc formcr rctircd from thc iutcrviow somewliat chopfallen and chargrincd.anil probably bettcr satisficd tliat H is a dillicult mattcr to circumvcnt a dctcrmincd womau, be she wifc or maid: "I'orif sho will, sho will, you mny (liioni! on t, And ifslio wonl.slio wont.ntnl lliere san cnu on i. Elertro Magnclk Tclcgrriph.-Thc Elec tro Magnctic Telegraph between this city and Washington is now a brnnch of ihe iIail seivicc, and undcr the control ol the Gencral Post Officc Dcpartmcnt. I'rof. Morse, his Assiftatit Siincriutciidanls, Ilenry J. Itogcrs and Alfrcd Vail, Esqrs. and all others in any way connccted with thcTclegrnph, had the oath of officc ad miutstcicd to tbcm at Washington on lMonday. Wc lcarn that rooms havc beon prociired in the Post Oflicc bulding in lh'13 city for thc Telegraph OPxcc at this cnd of thc line, which will bc opcucd as soon as Ihc wircs can bc cxtcndcd from thc Railrond Depol in Pratt strcct. Wc havc bcen fovorcd with thc following extraci from thc ordcrs of the Postmaster Gencral toProf. Morse, which will fully e.plain the plan lo be pursticd hcrcaftcr: l''or thc Iransmissioi: of cach dcspa'ch thcie shall bepaid in advaucc, at thcolliec from which it is scnt by the applioant, onc qua.-lcrof onc cetit for cach tclegraphic chnr.icicr or leller. '(Jpon tho ipc.eption of a despatch at eilhcr Officc it shall bc ihc duly of thc ofl icers to havc the snmo trauslattd iu a fair hand writing, carcfully cnvellopcd and sealcd, and the niaguotic cliaiaclcrs immc diately destroycd, and to placc thc despatch in tho hnnds of thepiinny post for delivcry, who shall bc eutillcd to ihc saine conipen sntion as for thc dclivery ol lctlers transmit ted now by mail. 'It is fnrther ordcrcd thnt thc said Su pcrin'cndcnt nnd Assistants iu no casc comniunicatc to, or permit to ha seon by any pcrson thc contcr.ts of any despatch nxncnt t'io nidividual or uidividuals to whom it mny he addresscu.' rri. rr: ir. il.U Pln, io l r" . , . , , Thc ofikc in this City is to bc undcr llic suncrinlcndenceofMr Rogers, nnd the one in Washington tiniicr tlie inpiingcmcni oi Mr Vail. Wchave bcen informcd, on rcliablc au- thorily, that books will be opcucd in a fcw daysi'iiNcw York, Philadclphia, Wash- iiidton and J5n timorc lor suuscri ntions to thc stock ol a Company for thc construc tion ofa linc of Morsc's Magnctic 'l clc graph hctwccn Ualtiniorc and New York with Amos Kendall at its head. liall. Amcrican. Lo'ur from China. Tho Swccdish ship Zenobia, Capt. Ileckinnn, arrived at New York,2Slli, left Ilong Kong on tlie ltli Dccrmber. Our previous dates wcre to llic 12th. Thc Rcgistcr of tho 10th mcntions thc airival at Macao of threo mcn.part of thc cicwofthc brig Ilannah, the attack on which by a piratica! junk has bcen dcscrbcd at largc in our columns. Thc chicf niatc wassupposcd to havc bcen drowncd. After lcaving thc Ilannah tne piratcs attackcd auothcr vcsscl, but tho lattcr, bcing well armcd. hcat tlicm ofT. Thc Mnrnuis dc Ferricrc. secrotary of thc Frcnch lcgation, left Macao on tho Ifith of Deccmbcr for Paris via llnmbay, with thc trcaty riogotiutcd by M. Lagrcncc, for rntification. i Tho Roval Scnatc of Nlacao has givcn notice that thc tariffof 1813 will ccaso on tho lst of April, 1815, wlicn a new tariff will go into opcration; also that vessels cn terirt'fr thc harbor will hcrcaftcr piy fivc mncc per ton anclloragc. Thero wajrr.uch sickness ai Koolongsoo. Lieut. Grccnc, of tho Hritish sloop of war I'lovcr, had dicd, nttd sovcral ofilccrs wcrc iucapablc of duty. Thcrc was a furious tempest at iManill i ou tho night of Novomber l llb, in which scvcral vessels wcre loat; the town of Nuc va Caccrcs silstaiucd liiuclt diunngo, tnost of tho liouscs bcing dcslroyod, iucludiiig that of thc govcnor, who had a nnrrow cs cape for his life. Jn the town ofTnyobas morcthan 800 houscs wcro destroycd, and thc rice crops werc ruiiicd. Thc following paragraphs fiom T3ombay papcrs aro givon in thc Rcgistcr: A foarful accident occurrtd nt Indorc on the Mth of Doccmbcr. Sevcral thou snnds nf Brahmins had bcen assemblcd nt the palace. to rcceive rifts at the festiv.il ol Giinputtec. They wcro simujtancous de- scending n stairensc in crowds, wlicn llic structuicgave wny, and in thc rush and crnsh which ensucd, onc nunurcd nnu ninctv-four livcs wcre lost. On tho 2d of Novcmbcr, Tankeewall, a small town on tne rivcr unmuin, was stormcd bya column of about 200 babonns, who I'ssailcd tho natives with grent leroci ty,biting and pelting with sticksand stoncs iu thcir dariii-' ntlotnpt lo carry olt what provisions they could lind in thc villagc. Thc inlubitants mado a stout counter as' sault with cutlass and niuskct. moro dcud lv wcnnons tlinn tho monkeys could com- mand. In a rtinning contcst, ncnrly 100 werc caplurcd, nnd sincc sold; scveral nrc hcrc, cnd sccm hy tneir autics to navo ai ready forgotlhc old causo ol thcir capliv- ity. THE AGE. WOODSTOCK, VEKJION'T : T II 11 11 S I) A V 13 V E x 1 . U, APBIL.10, S!5. THE VOODSTOC!( AGE, is rrr.i.i.snr.i) Evcry Thnrsday Evcning, at Wooilslock, VI elmstiu:i:t, orrosiTi: the wj.ya'. T K 11 M S . Scnt liy r.iall.uno ycur, nt tlio I'niiuiicnrcnicnt ofllic vrl- ' ' ' Ai.Rii iiiiii;, - - Atlhc ovplratlon nl yl iiionllis, - - 1,7.1 AI llioi'pirnll(in (irilu'vnliiuic, - - 2.(10 AIUt tlie eiiirnllon ol ihc vulunic, i!,.10 Villnirn mli.crilicrs. i!.W) iNci impi'r Is n'lit itnlesi palil fnr in nilrnnrc, or npcm ihc Sunrmit "I pKjincnt I y Kime rupcin-il)l" -i icni Kikivmi lo llic 1'iilillklii'r, nnil no p.ipiT ilicniithiui.(l i'.ccpt at (niildii. mitil all iirrcir.'iics aiu imiil. Alliiilvcrliicmciita inu.it bo iniJ lur In uJvaiirc, iinlcn tonio ri'hpiMisllilc pii-M'ii cuuruiilicrt llic; pnv li' Hirlr ln MTIion Thc nuiiilicr tiniiM'itlnns slmiilil iu nll cn-ci Iw hpcclficd hj iheuilvcrlUcr, or they will hc ln-crtcU imlll lurmu. IIUSINISCMIDS Arc Inmtnl nl S2,00 n jcnr fur nnbcrihciy, and nl $3,00 lur iion buhnliniicrs. CITVAfinNCV. V. n. Ialmcii, nl New lor-, Nu 30, Ann Strrel, " .'oiioii.iN'o, 12, Stnlc Sirc cl, " I'lttMilnliin, No. .17, l'inc fiirccl, " llaltimorc,. M. cor. riiilt.4-C'alvcrUtn. n nnlliori.(i to nrucnrc, lorttiii'il iiinl rollict ti.iy lur nil vcrtl-cnu'iitn nnil tulciiiMioiw Iu "Tin: Wnoi.sTiith Aou." uiiAnuid 0. i:ahi.man $1,00! $2,001! $2,50!! Ifyou don't pay up bij ihc timc thc vol. cxnircs, you will hnvc $2,00 inslcad of $l,50,to pay nnd ifyou do not pay t aflcr tho vol. cxpircs$2,50 is tlio woid. Scc tcrms. 20G-tf. Thc ':tinkling 15r.ix ofllic armcd and watidei ing curavan" ol Middlebury Pink cycs, to boirow a phrase from D'lsracli, makcs most mclanclioly inusic o'.cr Ihe cclcbrntion of a fuw Dcmocrats held on llic dth of iMarch. willn'n tho n'cciuls of his dominions and iu and about llic rcgion of 'Tei.ipcrapcc Tca Pii'-tics" and Piuk cyc Covcrnors. Now, saving the bcttcr judgmont of thc albrcsaid Democi als, wc think tlicy arc ultogclher bchind the timcs. Inslcad of irettinir toscthe and making somewliat tncrry ovcr tho inau guration of the candidato of thcir party thcv sliould luvc bcen in )nvesti'ating thcir nciglihors pantries, closcts. &,c. &c if hapily tlicy might discovcr whethcr all llio cating, dtiiiking, kc. &c. that was going on was conductcd according lo thcir notioiis. This altcndinj: to iiour otm busincsi is ultogcllicf stalc and unpiofitah'c, gcnlle tnen,Libcials ofMiddlcbury.nnd wc hcart ily hope you will abandon it ut thc cailiest opportunity. llliode J-titud ElcclioH. ClnrlcsJuck son, tlio Uorr cnndiuato lor uoveinor nas bEiitcnrcnnct'. fAl2ei-itKj"l bv about 125 votes, nnd Es. Governor Arnold (Dorr has ousled IIou. E. R. Potter (Algcrinc fiom tho eastcrn conarcssional Uis tricl. Thc contcst has bcen for llic un condilional libcialion of Dorr, and thc result is "lor'ous. i he Lccislaturc it is said, is not in fnvorof Libcralion, but no mattcr: tho ba is pow in molion and thc pcoplc having ncliicvcd a glori ous liiumpli in thc clcction ofa Governor will soon 'fir,' llic Lcgislaturc "Tho ballad of tho LadyAnn,"pub lishcd in last wcck's Al'o sliould havo bcen crcdilcd to tho ncn of our fricntl JoiinG. Saxh, Esq., of St. Ibans. Thc numbcr of thc last Ako shou1 havc bcen 255 inslcad of 25G, as tho print was madc lo sny. nn Why is a fiisluonnblc lady liko a ngul cconomist? Bccause sho mnkcs a creat bustlc about n littlo waist (wastc.) A hcavy piccc of oidnancc has bcen dug up in Philadclpia, six fcct bclow thc surfacc. Morc of thc brig Somcra. The Su pi cmo Court of New York havo rcccntly madc a decision rclativc to llio Somcrs mutiny, tlio purport of which was that Cnptnin Slidcll McKcnzio had no light ful authority to tic thc boys up in thc sneks or bngs, when ho supposed thoy wcrc cithcr conccrncd in or sympnthizcd wilh thc mutiny. CIIHSU1RE ROAD. Wc lcarn that tho subscription -to this stocl." is making good hcndway. Kccno has alrcady subscrihcd ovcr onc bundrcd nnd tliirty thoilsand dollars, and will ndd sonic twcnty thousand morc. It i con fidontly belicvcd tho work w ill be cont mcnccd tho prcscnt Fcason A SMASII IN BARNARD. On Snturday ovcning last thcro was a argo collcction of tho pcoplc of Barnard, tho old Univorsnlist Mcclinghouso to lcur nn Exporimcntnl Lcctnro on Profes- or Morsc's Tolegraph, Galvnuism, Eloc tricity &c. &c, fiom Collins Wight, rofessor of Nrturnl Scienco. Tho liouso 0110 of tho old I'ashioned kind, with gal- i 1 .1 ...! orios upon inreo siucs; ovur uiu uuihu. u Imd bcen n floor crcctcd lor llic urposc of holding rt solcct school, lcc- turcs, &.c. Aller thc closo ol tlio icciuro lurc was a rush to tho ccnlcr ot tlie l'OOni, WltCll llio liuur jjmu argo part of tho audicncc, tho wholo ap- mralus of I'rot. Wiglit, noor anu au werc prccipitatcd on to thc floor bcncalh. 'ho old gullery rcmained firni nnd was fillcd mostly with lodics. Tho lighta wcro inbtanlly ostinguished in tlio crash, and tho fiight was so grert that mony who wcic loft aticniptcd to cscnpo from tho wiudows abovc. Two poisons succccdcd iu tH attcmpt with no othcr injury savo nklcs. Thcrc could not havc beon lcss than ti hundicd nnd twcnty fivc or thirfy pcrsons w'no fcll through in tho sninsh: one boy in 'he fall was thrown htough a window to tho ground in thc n l I '.1 . !..! T..i rcnr Ot tlio liouso whiioui myny. uiu what is most rcmaikahlc of nil is, no livcs wcro lost, and no pcrson was sc- riously injuicd. Thc injuiy consistcd mostly in epi-iiMicd limbs scrntchcd faces, bruiscs, lorn cloths, and &c. &c. Thclossto Piof. Wiglit, is probably about tieo humlral dutuirs. IJis new and bcnutiful apparalus for cxpcrimenting was almost cntiiolv dcstioyco. Tho accident was so stlddeii ihat somo supposing it n prri oi nie pct lormancc, crclahncd "woll I wondcr what hc's go ing to do no.t,' "is thcrc any lightning on mo?" "ihat larncl gas3 1id3 blowed cm allup!" onc fellow who l.iy sprawl- nt the bottom of thc liCop sung out, "well, he g;vc us ah-ll ofa shock that time!" Ihc I'gliis ueuir nn on tne ta- b'e wilh tho nppara'us v.ent down with thc rest, lcaving thc liouso iu total darlc- ucss about fivc minutes, and the snapping of timbcrs, tho loud voiccs of thc men, thc sercaming of womcn, calling for thcir uisbands, w'.vcs, brolbcrs, sislcrs, and childt'cii, thc brcakiug of glass and spat tcring oflamp oil and v;tiol ovcr thc facc3 and clothcs of thoso who wcnt down, was nything bul ngrcnblc music to thc cars of onc who was iu thc SMASII. CiiCAi-PosTAor.. Thc N. Y. Ilorald's corrcsnondcnt asserls that Mio Iion. Cavc Johnson has becorno a convcrt to tho chcop poslago sysicm. llo oxpiesscs lis opinion that llio new ralcs will not on. ly disaopo'nt the opponcntsoftho chaugc, but will also cxceed 'he c.;pcctations of ils fricnds vcy sliorily. Thc law, how cvcr, is very dclpc'ivc,nn(i nccus amcnu mont, which it may icceive at llio next scssion of Congress. Mr J. is maluug senrchina inves'igations into llic wbolc of thcP. O. Dcpaiinicnt and its cxpendi turcs, and grcat icfonns will takc placc. A P.'rrnn.N Mi.mstuii. Thc pjoston Post says Ihat ouo of tho mnst dcvotcd clcr'rvniaii in thnt ciiv is tho llci'. Sibus- I'wn Slrccler. As an cvidcncc of his sym- patby with his sociofy it is statcd that for twcnty-one ycars he has mis.sed thcir sta tcd wcckly confcrci ccmceting but twice. Such arc Ihc partois whosc labors arc in- valunblc. Wc ncvcr heard this trulv cx- ccllcnt iircacher beraling aliens. cnlistiug iu an abolition crusndc, lecturing his pcoplo on politics.or diving into thc fcvcrs of tho day. Dut wheu called to thc chain- bcrsoftho sick, tho dying and tho dcad, lin k thoic in llic snirit of 1ns mnstcr. IIc is an Univcrsalist. Marnls and irti"im vi Trxas. A Missionary in Tcxas, writing to thc Gcn cral Asscmbly's Board, snys: 'In ciaht couiiiics arothid us, con taininc not less than 2o,UUU souls, tiiero is no rcgtilar Prcsbytcrian prcachcr but mysclf. I would by no mcaii3 rcprcsent this wholo rcgion as without llic mcans ofcrace. Thcrc aro fcw familics, ihat may not hc.ir prcaching stnlcdly by go ing uvo or six milcs Irom nomc; anu j lojoicc lo add thcrc nrc many lavgc uiu! flourisliiiisr churchcs of othcr dcnoinina- tions; and pcrhaps as good a statc of tnoral3 and roligion, ns is usually found in new countrics, wherc thc population is so scattci'cd." Tho Philidclphia Pcnnsylvaninn pcr- pctratcd tho following outinge: "It is said words huit nobody, ncvcr thclcss Sampson jawcd a thousand Phil istincs to death.' Floiida.Gov. Brnnch hns issucd his oroclamntion nniiointiiiir tho 2Gth dav ol May lbr tho clcction of Governor, mcmber of Congicss nnd mombcrs of thc Lcgislaturc ofthc new Stnte of Floridn A gcntlctnan having n horsc tliat star tcd and brokc his wilb's ncck, n ncigh- boring squirc told him he wishcd to buy it lbr his wife, to ridc upon. "No, said tln othor. "I will not sell it t;i- tcnd lo mtirry again myself." A singulnr marinc trumpct hns hccn in troduccd iuto England, which, by tho nction of comprcsscd air, givcs forth sounds which can bo dislinctly heard for six milcs. Il is called n TcLr.riioNn. fXTSec advcrtiscmenl of New Mcrchnnts in anothcr column. Yor THE GREAT hAKES. Profcssor Drako of Cincinnati hns bcen cccntly maUing somo obscrvntions upon our inlnnd scas, and givcs tho result of thom to tho public. Tho chain of Iakcs cxtcnd ovcr ncnrly cight and a liulf dcgrecs of Intiludo in brcadth, and sixtccn dcgrcss of lougitudc in length. Tho cxtcnt of thcir surfacc is cstimatcd at 93,000 sqnaro milcs, nnd thc arca of country draincd by fhem is com pulcd at -100,000 squnro milc3. Tho rc lativc sizcs are ns follows: Ontario, G.300 sqnaro milcs: Erio, 9.G00; St. Clair, 3G0; Jliiron, 20,d00; Michigan, 24,400; Supcrior, 20,000. Thc cvcragc dcpth of water in tho dif feicnt lakes is a question upon which thcro is no ccrtain informatiou. Author itics diflor. Dr Drako givcs it as follows; St. Clair 20 fect, Erio 1)4, Ontario 5U0, Supcrior 900, Iluroti and Michigan 1000. In our standard worka Lako Erio is usually stuted to havo a depth of 120 fect. Thc dccpcst soiindings havo beon tnken in Lako Muron. OfTSaginaw Bny, 1000 fect of lino havo bcen scnt down without findinfc bottom. Thc altittldo of tlicso lakcs varics stop by Btcp from Ontario to Supcrior. Lake Ontaria is 232 fect nbovo the tido watcr of thc St Lawrcnce. Eiio is 333 fcet n- bovo Ontnrio, and 505 fect abovo tido w.itnr tn A uaiiv. Ulair 13 SIX icci hifbcr than Erio: Iluion nnd Michigan thirteen fcct abovc St. Clair, and Sunorior lies 44 fect abovo thcm This shows thc curious fact.that whilc tho sur- fucc of Iluron is G84 fect abovo thc Jcvcl ofthooccan, its bottom at Sagimoio llay, is morc than 110 fcet bclow tlie samc icv ol. riie walcis of thcso lakcs, with tho cx- ccntion of Erio and St Clair, nre rcmark ilili. n-1 inir transnarcncv enu ouiiuimit. flavor. Of Lake Iluron, Prolessor JJrauc ascertainnd that thc water at the surfacc, md 200 fcet nt thc samc place, lndtcnted nrccisplv tho samc tcmncratiirc, to wit fifty-six dcgrecs. His cxplanatios of this lact is this: thc watcrs arc no purc inui thc rays of thc suu mcet wilh no soliu mattcr in supprcssion to arrcst and retuin thc hcat. Fn.MAi.n Snr.Aiu.sr;. A corrcspondcnt of thc Newark Da'tly Advcrtiser at Paris clatcs tho following instaneu ot barbrr- wn : "At Cncn. but ashort dislaucc from Itoucn, there is a markct, wlnllicr young girls rcsoi t and stand hour aftcr hour with thcir flowing hair, rich andglnssy, dcnv itiH additional Itislrc from thc contrast with thcir nakcd shotildcrs. 1 his is thc rcsort of thc meiclmut barhcrs, somo ol whom como cvcn from Englnnd. Thc nicrehnnts pass nlong among thcm, cxatn inc thc color, texture, cvcnnrss, and oth cr quaiilics of thc bcautiful llcccc, hog- glo for a sotis, and linally buy. 1 he hair, then, alter hemg cut ns ciosciy as possiblc to the hcad, ia woighcd and paid lor, and thc intl "ocs nomc to prcpaic iui anolliershea'-iiig, or pcrhaps to ptirciiasc i hns hand wit h hcr inoncv. An Aincn- can girl prcfers to let hcr hair turn to sil vor on hcr own head, or if it must bc cut off, tocnjoy thc cvop berself." Tcxmi CoUmk Thc iuercai o of Ihc nrowih of Texen cottun is as follows: in 183G, 500,000 pouuds; in 1333. 1,400,- 000- iu 1C39, 2,200,000; in 1 840, -.',400,- 000: in IC12, l:000,000; and in liMo, 10,000,000 by cstimaie. This, howcvcr, is but a small part of thc collon raiscd thcrc. Tiicsc amounts weic Inken fiom thc reuinsof colion imporlcd in!o New Orlenii", cnli'lcd ho debenturc. But much ofthc Texan cotion wcnt Ihrotigli tho custoin housc, at New Orleans, all passing thcrc as Amcrican cotton. A hundrcd thousand balcs is Uic cstimatcd cotton croi) raiscd in Tcxas in 1044. DEATdOVTHB VERMONT. On Hio 21st uh. Mr Bcnjamin Btishc d'cd at Greensboro', at thc extraoidinary nro of nnr. hundrcd and fiicin yrari. 11c was a nrtivo of old Swanzcy, Mass. and fo; mcrlv l csidcd in this town. We havc no nccount of any oersou in Vcamont at- tnining lieyonU ltlb ycars oi agc. jkmij. Cook, of Whitingham, dicd at ih-s agc, iikoMrs Sprnguo, ol Clarendon, wlio dicd in 1839. Iu Thompson's Vcrmonl, thcrc is a Inb'o ofagcd pcrsons, which is lcinarUaDlo lor tlio iiispioponioii uu- twcen thc scxcs, viz: Agc.s. 100 101 102 103 104 105 10G Malcs. Fcmales. o 1 1 1 o a 7 0 0 0 0 1 10 Walchman. G.VMiit.r.ns. ThcSt. Louis New Ern says: Two or tliroc professcd hlacklegs, travclling as gcnilemcn on tho steamcr Lnncct, on hcr icccnttrip to Cincinnati, mangcd to draw a green countrymnn within thcir nct and to filch from him $100 at card-playing. Tho foct coming to tho knowlcdgo of tho ofliccrs of thc boat, a tnccting ol tho passcngors was called, and thc dicc-tbrowing faro-dcal- ing scamps called to an account. It was csolvcd by thc mccting that tho black- 'cgs sliould rcturn tho moncy or takc a lynching; they prcfcrrcd 'ho formcr, and wi'h somc little licsitation rcturned to thc countryninn his liundrcd dollars and saved thcir backs. "Do you think raw clams is henltliy IJobr" "Ycs, I do." "Somo folks sav they Isn't." "I don't carc what sonic folks s.iy, but I ncvor kncw a rnw clam to complain of bning out of hcatlh." APP01NTMENTS BY TIIE PRES IDENT, Ihj nnd uiitli thcadvice andconscnt nfthc Scnatc. orncur. CUSTOM-IIOUSE OITICERS. Collcctors. Ichabou Jordon, Saco, Mninc, vicrJ Tristrnm Storer, whosc commision cxpirJ cd. Jamcs Osbornc, Kcnnobunk, Mo., vido Dni'icl llomick, whoso commission ex pircdi Willinm Jnckson, Plymouth, Mass. Vicc J. N. Stoddard, whoso comrnission cxpircd. Josiah llinkly, Barnstablo, Mass., vico Ebcnczcr Bacon, whosu comrnission cxpircs. Thomas F. Caipcntcr, Providcncc, R. i. vicc Willinm It. Watson, whoso com rnission cxpircd, Norris Wilcox, Now Havcn, Conn., vico R. It. Ilinmnn, whoso tcmporary comrnission cxpircd. Aliol llmitington, bng Harbor, N. Y., vico .Tohn II. Dayton, rojccted by tlio Scnatc. Thomas J. Pastcr, Ocracokc, N. G. vico Sylvcslcr Brown, whoso commision cxpircd. mrvcyors. D. F. Scamcns, Providcnco, It. I., vico W. P. Greono, whoso commissioti cxpircd. Winthrop Pickcrmg, Portsnioulh, N. H., viee Joscph L. Lockc, rcjcclcd by tho Scnato. Asa Gray, Tivcrton, It. I., vicc Gcorgc Ilowland, whoso comrnission cx pircd. Gcorgc Brown, Pawcatuck, It. I, vico Silas Sisson. wlio did not qtinlify. E. F. Purdy, New York, N. Y. vico Ilcnry C. Ahvood, whosc tcmporary com rnission cxpircd. John Davis. Phihidclpliia, Pa. vico Thomas A. Cooper, whoso tcmporary comrnission cxpircd. Robert Buller, Smilhficld, Ya. rc-ap- pointcd. Gordon Forbc3, Yeoeomico, Va. rc- nppoinicd. Armnnd Lcfels, Daiien, Ga., vicc I'd wnrd Ilnpkins rcsignrd. John McNcil, Uoslon, Mass. Vicc Jo sopli Grafton, rcmovcd. Willinn II. Colc, Jr. Baltmorc, Md. vicc Thomas Lloyd, rcmovcd. Williain Pnrmentcr, Boston, Mass. vicc Georgo Itohcits, whoso tcmporary com rnission cxpircd. LAND OFFrCEfiS. .Tocob Judy, rcgislcr. Edwardsvillc, III., vico A. V. .JoncS; dcccnscd. Wm. Jackfon, lcgistcr, Chieago, 111., vicc E. 13. Williams, whosc icmporary coinniission cxpii ed. Gcofrfe Mixtcr, rcg'Slcr, Dixou, III. vico Rcnjiimi nCliflbrd, whosc (cmpony ' comrnission cxpircd. Willinm Wilson, rcLcivcr, Pnlcslion, III., ii'c David McGahcy, vcsigncd. Samuel Lcach, recoivor, (uii'cy, III. vicc E. A. Thompson, wlioso tempoiary coinniission c.pirrd. Edwatd Dobyin, recoivor, St. Louis, Mo., vicc Samucl Mcrry, wiioso comnus siou expiicd. Thos. B. Ivcs, icgisier,Ciciirdn, Miss. vico Willium IJanley, Wiiosc Icmporary comrnission cxpircd. G. S. Gollady, icecivcr, Grcnpdn.Miss. vicc J. II. McUoc, lesigncd. Ilirom Sm'ih, rcgister, Champagno'e, Ark, new ofi'cc. A. It. Itust, rcceive'', Chnmpagiio'c, Ark, new ofFico. Jippoinlmcnts Itu llic J'rcfidcnt. Cus tom Olliccrs Collcctots Augusttis ,lcn kins, Portsmouth, N. II., vicc I.ory Odell, rcmovcd; Chas. F. Lcslcr, New London, Conn., vicc Geraid Carpcntcr, rcsigncd; Joseph P. Junkins, York, Maiuc, vico .lcremiah P)iooks, lcmovnd; Parker McCobb, Jr., Waldoboro, Mc, vice Geo. Allen, rcmovcd; Natliaii'cl M. Lowncy, Bclfasi, Mc. vicc llcnj. AN'iggin rctnoAcd; Jamcs Taylor,Wiscnssctl, Mo. vice Moscs Shnw, lcmoved. Navcl Ofli ccr Danicl Vruighnn, PorJsmouth, N. II., vicc John McCliniock, rcmovcd. OLl)ESTMANINSl"-vcy,-W.m- Co'c, J.,, J3alii- jpuit;, imi., viuu xuu. ijioii, iuuiimuiu Laod Ofllcnr John Dcmcnt, rccciver, Dixou, 111., v!rc Jamcs Swon, rcmovcd. Wc uudcistnpd tnat Gcn M'Calla, of Kcniucky, has bcen appointed by llio Prcsidcnt Sccoud Auditor of tlio Trca- sury, ia Ihc placc of Wrn B. Lewis, rcmovcd; nnd lt. II. Gillett, of New Yoik, Rcgister o! tho Ircasury, in tho nlace of Tliomas L. Smith, rcmovcd. Globc. T-ir. Gi-i.s Tlie ediior of tlio Port land Exprcss, iu conversing upon carly rising, spcaks thus: "(Jp wilh you! Don,t slccp nwny this hcnutilul moining. Mury, Ellcn, Abbv, Phcbe, Sarah, Eliza, Caroline, Ilnnnnh, and all thc lazy girls aiotise wako ujv, iisc and scc thc sun shinc, nnd brush' nwav thc dcw from thd bcautiful crass. You not only loose thc bcst portion ofthc day whilc you lingcr in bod, but yott dc- press your spirits nnd contract sluggish liabils. What ifyou arc slccpyf Jumn out of bed--lly round slir about, and iu a fcw momcnts you will bc as bright as larks. Wo wouldn't givo a straw for girls that won't gct up carly in tlie morn ing. What aro tlicy good for? Lazy, diimpish crcatiivcs tlicy ato not fit lbr wivcs or companions. Our ndvico to young mcn who are looking out for wivcs would be ncvcr selcct n lcmnlo wlio do zes away thc prccious morning limirs. Sho may bc a hclp-cci, but can ncvcr bo a hclp-nicf. Orcgon Exiedition.A company of cmigrants, from Illinoia and Iowa, pro poso taki'ng tho fino of Mnrch from Bloominglon on tho 7h instnnt for Orc gon. Tho marching dlstnnco from Mis souri to tho Orogon Shorc on the Pncific, through an inhospital country, is not lcsa than 2000 milcss, and nn nrmy could not well accomplish it in lcss than four months. A Miss Susnn Yatcs was rcccntly corr mitted tojnil at St. Louis, chnrgrd with aiding tho cscnpe of slavcs to Cunadn nndnhc frcb Statrs.