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Jonathan Sprague,
March S
CHANCERY, offer* his services
dnirt to tuplj for the benefit of the
He will practice in the different
the first District and in the Supreme
the Territory.
ITOFFLCE at his residence, near the lewerend
«f Main street, Burlington.
Attorneys and Ceansellorr at Law, have
formed a partnership under the style of Hugins ft
"f Mills, and offer their service* for the ura« tice of
their profession ID the several courts in the Terri
Burljngtoa, May 21, U4X-4f
Attorneys at l.iw,
u i n o n I o w a e i o y
Burlington, May 21. 1842 —tl
8ttarne$ ant Counsellor it lata:
Offers hie professional service* to the citi
teas of Dei Moines anti adjacent counties.
Chief Justice Mason, i
Shepherd Leffler, Esq. BURLIXOTON, low A.
J-M*. tlickok,
Rev. Mr. t'ulton. West Point, I.
Horatio Phillips, Kaq.. Dayton, Ohio.
S. T. Logan, Ksq., i
Rev. G. Bergen, SpBINGFItXH, lu
Judge S. Treat,
Abbott & t'eake, St. Louis, Mo.
Jj*Olhce with H. C. Bennett, Esq., on Washing*
Sou street, Turlington. [juue ll-4t*
have themselves tor the practir, ot
the law, under the above stile. and will attend to
professieual business in the ilifl'erent counties, und
also in the supteutt court'of the Territory, t'ar
4icular attention will be paid to claims tor land* in
^behalf-breed tract, and elsewhere.
Burlington, .Ian* OT. 1
'41. .&>
lUILl.OCK will p'-actice Law in the roiinlie«
of D.-s iVioine*, Henry, Jefferson, Van (tureu. Lee
and Miisciitine, and in the Supreme Court of ttie
Territory. They will Uo act as General Agents
for tlir purchase and sale ot real estate.
h'u: 11 fig
toll, Now. 2?t'i 184i
lilvIiVilAltl illvW,
V I n e i u i y o i 1 1 k i n s o
conveyimcin^, ciicli as !i :»wii uiul
iukiug ilit- :ickiiOivlcl»iiieiii of DtM ils, .Mari-
Koiidti, Lei1**:*, vV i-. vV.c.
0^~tH8ce UPPO^IIE PJ-I t)lficf.
i i i i i i i i i i 8 4 1 i
jv o r.-i /.- ruiiL i v
c! (i' -it or a ft si-• v.
ITTlJ.!. net as for.the jmrchast. mi''
W IJckl f»(»: tilt- puiry of Gov muu«t
Liiiiils, .ni'i lor tin- j)N\ IIMRN QJ" in ti e Bi.r
tio^iDii I.hii I'.((ti'ir.i.
II.'will aUo ,i!t-nU.'Hi lo .ti'Hwiu^- ut.I tak
,11)}* I lie lickiiinvh'i^nioiil ot' rtgiigt'S.
"Ki'iir*. &•* Olhci «,i t!n' Ciirm of W'!-hiugtoii,
ail'! 1'hiid Streets, mar t!ie '.\!vthxii*t urcb.
.'"""'Burlingtoii, January 1, I1J-J2—tlV.'niij
I KOtil-'K, Httorney and cuu isellor at lsw
I Burlington, Iowa. Will uttt i.d the supreme
i O'irt of the territory, and th* district courts of the
ouutic* oc l.tc. Van Kuren, It^ury, Louisa, Musca
tine, ^cott, De* Moint-s and Jerfers,u, and to the
ileltnre of criminal cases in any part ot the Terri*
-4ory. Otfiee east side of Maiu-st., three doors
•outti of Ins dwelling, jy 30. 39.
3STJ *5 3'syfl« KB jfc IE 2) 00
and tunsellor at
law, and counsellor and solicitor in Chan-
c.ery: also agent for the purchase and sale of real
estate. Mount Pleasant, lienry county, Iowa,
.no 6. '39
:fti| ltENO— Attorney and Couusetler ai Law
-ui. 'owa City. Iowa. [May 39,1841.
ILLIAM RANKIN, attorney«nd counsellor
at law, Bloomington, Iowa. Will practice in
the several courts of tne Territory. (J lice in the
house formerly occupied as the post*oilic«.
JAMES M. MORGAN, Attorney aod Counsel
lor at Law, Burlington, Iowa.
ft JOHNSTON, attorneys at l»w. Fort
Madison. Iowa Territory.
R. FAYERWEATHER, attorney and couu
at law, Burlington, Iowa. je 2litf
SAMUEL Hurru i ON.
February 5,1842.
Cfles Oaths corner of Third aad Washington
Bariiagtoa. Iowa. [ai'ay *9,184! —1 y.
B. HENDERSHOTT--- attorney and Coun be granted to said bankrupt.
rf. I». Co ts. T. R. COLEMAN*
lOLKMIti A COM General Agent*, Forward*
iJo..in.i.»i„r Mtrrhsnts, Lever Street,
Mississippi.. J*n. 2*. 1842—cii&k.
Particular a'lention to consignments of the
"ultrn produce promp remittance made either
in ca»f or fexebange for goods, charges moderate.
I.. RErta TO
1 Hogan ft Miln, JWw York Winrate, Gaskell ft
Scott. Philadelphia-, A. G. Shaw & Co., JView
Orlf J. Gardner, Esq Bolton W.
«V«»t brook,-Burlington.Iowa J. O. Stoddard.
Liberty, Mo. [Oft 9. 1841-y
Porwariliu^ and Commission
No 36, Poydras Street, Neto Orleans.
Albert F. Bruning, M. D.
tenders bis professional ser
vices to the citizens of Burliugtonand vicinit
Ha will attend to all operations upon the teeti
such as Cleaning. Plugging, Extracting, Inserting,
ftc.. Office on Water street. Bar ington Iowa.
Dealers in
Water Street, Burlington, Iowa Territory.
N. B. Steam Boats supplied with all
kinds of stores.
Messrs. WM a. Ewing ft Son. Burlington, Iowa,
Hillis & Call, Keokuk, Iowa,
Lorain & Co., Galena, III.,
Charles C. Sackett, 4 Co. N. Orleans,
A. G. Switser & Co. I
Pope & West,
I¥KT. H. P'HH,,
yiF.SI'ITTFI'i LV tenders his services to t'e
It citi*. ns of Burlington «ii'l vicinity, and will
nromnllv '.itlend to all Professional calls. His of
lire is on Jefferson street, siafn of the Gilt Mortar.
Hiljoiiiiii: the store of Mr. We»l«y Jones.
llr would also inform the public that he has,
anil intend* constantly keening on hand, a gener
al assortment of Drugs and Medicines, which he is
determined to sell at the lowest cash prices.
june 11- -2tu
i E. D. Black, M. D.
'll,Mount Pleasant Iowa. .of May, 1U42 ay order of the eourt.
»y It. Iltl.-) Learned, sol'r S Dunlap, clerk
niiiv 21- lOw
FoStlCWBlt A, CO I
^^jeariss. Hardware, Shoes, Boots, Hats, Boo
aets, Stoliouerjr. hroa.^Natls. Castings,
Caraer Mala aad Jeierson Sts., Burlington, I. T.
»8.WDB. M. caEAMKE
yWOI ft REAMER, wholesale grocers, and
dealers la Stoves, Castings, iron. Nales, Glass
88. Also.Foi asijRag aad Cow u'nsiou Merchants
tawlftea. Iowa Territory. april IT.
kVID KITCHEN, Wl aisle Gracers, com.
AVNG permanently located hirtiaclf in
city ot Burlington, reapec fullv ten
ders hia services in the practice ot Medicine
and Surgery.
I* S.—Particular attention will be paid to
diaeaaes of the cheat by Au«culfation and Per
Dr. B. would refer to Professors Musaey,
Harrison, Shot well, and Dr. Worcester, Cin
cinnati, Ohio'
Office on Main Street, opposite Fleteher's
llutel* in the same building with Gen. Learn
ed, and one door north of Grimes &. Starr.
Burlingion,~june 4, 1843.
v»rnw oinu un mn i oiroei, uoe uuor iiorin
iulr 10. Kev.J rultod.
_! _T I Burlington, May 41,1844—tftoit
ALL ft EyERSON—Attorneys at Law. Will
practice in the counties of Washington and
Louisa. Oflice corner of Washington and Strond
.Stieets. Washington, Washington County. Iowa.
respectfully inform the citizens
of Burlington, and vicinity, that they
have commenced tbeabave business in all its
various branches, and flatter themselves from
the long experience and advantage of the Fash
ions from tnea eastern cities, that they xan do
work in as neat, durable and fashionable
ED, attorney knd counsellor at. manner ai can be done in the west] and hope
law Pairie Du Chien. Wisconsin T« rritory I by strict attention to business to merit the pub
Shop on Maij Street, one door North of Cox
tHAPMAN AND VlUDD, Attorneys at Law than Sperm! Manufactured and for sale by
s_ pA(}£
Burlington Iowa. Oct. 3,1841-1 apn S, 1843
tNHART HENN -Attorney at Law, and
aaeral Land A rent. Burlington, Iowa.
Ington, Jane 11,18 1
The creditors of Samuel Lewio, a decreed bank-
by the court aa the time aud place, when and where
theo niay attend nnd shew cans* if auy they way
have wliy a certificate of iinal discbarge shall not
Hearjr Coaaty, I. T. Busii ess entrusted to District Court for the first Judicial Dis
faiv cava will ha left with Ma. Muitau in Mi.
ytoassal May 1st, 1841.
|ft. B. COX. WM. H. POSTIJKWAIT, JAS. CaKMJAN. of l)»s Moiues
.H fcoksale aad Retail dealers ia Dry Goods, Gro- uay have why a eeriificate of liual discbarge liu
—1 be grauted to said bankrupt. Dated this
iv of May. 1844. By order of the rourt.
^^millihia staal general torwardlng' Me'rc'baats, cuajrtj'IFBas Afaines in suid Territory, has been
tagtoa, IKirs. ', desiguated by Ihi court as the time and pl«:s when
court as the time and place when aud
where they may attend and shew ause it' auy the
Learned, sol'r
way 21—lOw
M'Vey, Hanna tf Co., Pittsburgh, Pa.,
John Craighead, Esq,, Portsmouth, Ohio,
David Woodrow, Esq., Cincini.tti. Ohio.
mart li 5 Hawkeye copy.
Sh- on Souih sid»* of J»'frer«on street, be
tween the Nntfonnl ntid Western Hotels,
Tin, Copper and Sheet Iron Worker, and
Shop on Jefferson Street, next door to J. S, & W.
July, 3 1842—tf
not intend it as an unmeaning display of
station which you but lately occupied,
but as a voluntary tribute of their sincere
almirationof the patriotic anJ efficient
manner in which you discharged the du­
of liberty."
A new Article for this Market•
to stand as warm weath
er, give as good a light and last longer
District Court for the first Judit ial Dis
trict in the Territory of Iowa.
The Reporter adds—
"Mr. Van Burensoon after appeared at
the door of the hotel, where he was re
ceived by long aud repeated shouts of ap
plause irom the vast *rowd that had by
that time assembled. After having ex
pressed to the assembled multitude, in a
few brief and happy remarks, his deep
gratitude for the cordiality and enthusi
asm with which he had been greeted, he
remained for a short time to receive the
Iriendly greetings of those ftho rushed
forward to take him by the hand. Alter
he had retired, the band played several
splendid airs, and the proceseion was a
gain formed any mo\ed on.
"But few persons, besides our German
citizens, had been previously informed ol
the intention ot getting up this display.
The arrangements were made, and the
whole matter conduced entirely by our
adopted citizens of German descent. The
procession, as it moved through our
streets, made a grand and imposing ap
pearance. The quiet and orderly mauner
in which it marched, and the brilliant ef
feet of the torches upon the moving crowd,
made the scene exceedingly impressive
and beautiful."
New York Observer, written *.ron» North
Stanford Conn., on the 5th inst., says:
Sabbath day, the 3d irist. was solemn
day to the people of this parish. The
morning devotions in the house of God
were ended, the exercises of the sacra
mental feast had commenced, the bread
broken and distributed, the cup talicn,
when the house in which we were assem
bled was struck with lightning. The
venerable Piatt Buffet, of Stanwich. was
Dated this 16th dsy
trict in the Territory of Iowa.
The creditors of Peter Fronk, a decreed bank
rupt, who have proved their debts, and other per
sons in interest, are hereby notified that the 15lb
day of August neat, at Burlington, in the couuty
said Territory, has been desig
S Duulap, clerk
District Court for the Hryji Judicial Dis
trict in the Territory of Iowa.
Creditors of Frauc is Lightfoot, a decreed
'pt, who have proved their detu,«u| other
ta interest are hereby notified, that the
5th d«£iHI August next, at burliiigton. in the
aud where tbev may attend, aud shew cause if auy
and the» may have, wh\ u eeriiiirnte 01 final dischnrge
Merchant^ Dealer iu Groceries s'»all u«t be grafted to saiu todukrupt. Dated this
Dry Good*. rrodtK», fte. ftc., oa aUr, between Itith day oj May. 1844. ay oruar ui the court.
Cha|uaa ft Mudd »!'«. .» DunUp, cisrk
resent, and assisted the pastor, Rev
Fuller, in the exercises. He had
poured out tne wine, taken the cup, and
was giving thanks to God, when he and
Mr. Fuller were instantaneously prostra
ted to the earth. The groans and shrieks
which instantly broke forth from the
congregation, it is utterly impossible for
me to describe and yet there seemed to
pervade the assembly the most solemn
awe all appeared to feel as if standing
ou the very verge of death. The burst
ing thunder, the livid lightning without,
the thrilling scene withtn, contributed to
render the gloom most terrific.
Mr Fuller was not so seriously injured,
though feeling considerably affe*ted iu
some limbs. Mr. Buffet is very seriously
injured we supposed him dead for some
ten miuutes uo sigus of life were urpa
rent until water was procured and thrown
upon him. He still suffer* great distress
at the stomach, takes no food, but is per
fectly rational.
The electric fluid entered the chimney
top, descended to the stove pipe, and ex
ploded immediately ov«r ihe communion
table, where those servants of God were
stand.ug. Some o hets were sltjluly at
tected, though not ser ously
MANS AT ST LOUIS. bora ia N«w York in 1782, and now*
On Thursday evening, a procession of! tber®frr® about sixty years of age. He
German citizens, numbering abou one received a classical education, and was a
thousand, was formed in the second ward, student ofColumbia College. In 1805, he
which, preceded by a band of music, and embarked for Bordeaux, on a tour through
bearing torches, marched to the Planter's ^pance and Italy, insugaterl partly by the
Hotel, where they formed into line, uud 'ove travel, natural to youth, and par
th*v lmnrj commenced p!ay r.g Spii iieu !!y '"V "G',c:
Mr. Van Buren replied in the following
"l feel myself highly honored by this
gratifying proof of the respect and re
gard of your countrymeu, and thank you
very sincerely for the friendly terms in
which you have expressed their senti
ments. Be assured, sir, that among the
friendly attentions which 1 have receiv
ed in the course of my long journey—and
they have been numerous and great
there have been none more gtateful to my
feelings than those which have been be
stowed upon tne by my fellow citizens of
German descent. That they have been
uiiiid, 1 trust, toodurabieto be s«»ot»effaced,
rendered so quietly—were so unobtrusive uous, was the author of the ''Dutch
tn their character, aud withal so obviously Fireside*') some ol whom won their wa\
sincere, as to make impressions on my
The accession ol citizeus sugreatly aud have been swept away by death* This
justly distinguished for the temperance amusing little work received such une
aud morality of their habits, their perse- qui vocal marks of favor, that we may well
voring industry, and, what is of no less suppose the principal contributor survey
importance, their inflexible and devoted
attachment to republican princ pies, as eer, with eyes not wholly undazzled.
are the mass of your countrymen who
have come to settle with us. canuot but be
regarded by all lib ral and enlightened
minds, as a most fortunate circumstance
for the U. States. So respecting thi-m.
I will not attempt to conceal Irom you the combining the forcible humor of Cervan
sati*fai tion 1 have derived Irom the mul- tes, Butler, and Fie'ding, with the elegant,
tiplied proofs which have been afforded although playful grace, of Addison and
on my journey, lhai I possess their couti- Goldsmith, it is nearly superfluous to
lence, and 1 leei that I nay add, their dcscant upon the spirit and character of
iriendship also. Beiieve me, sir, that 1 i this composition. It is a rich satir« upon
-.tilth yever knowingly do any ing to certain events and characters, as well as
ior eit them, and that my fervent prayer I numerous of our national peculiarities
•vill always be, that your couriti ymen may No ono ever possessed a keener per
tealize all the blessings which ihey antt- ception of the ludicrous, as well ns the
•ipaie irom their emigration to this land graceful and the tender, than our author
RUTH, U S E E A WILL I S E A A I N Bryants
air. A committee then entered the house,' constitution somewhat impaired, it is said,
where they were received by the ex-Pre- by 'be inttftisenes* of previous literary
sident, to whom Mr. Palm made the Fol-' Hpplioatioii. In 807 he returned to New
lowing address: I York completely restored to health, after
"Mr. VAN BUREN—In presenting to'having visited Rome. Florence, Naples,
you the heartfelt respect of your numer Switzerland, Flanders. Holland, and ting
ous friends among the citizens of St Lou 'a,,d. He remained in this country until
is, of German descent, I beg leave to in- 1815, engaged in various literary works
form you, in tneir behalf, that thejPdo
flattery, called forth merely by the high bas. however, since that period, occasion-
ties of that station, and of the correct and 'beir court. We are not surprised to
consistent course of your long and brilli-1'eurii*
the vigui oi a
rapidly advanced his reputation,
"I'^rwatds pnx-ee led to London, fie
ally resumed his travels, and report speaks
ol tl.e marked distinction with which, in
the city of Dresden, in 1822, he was trea
ted by the King and Queen of Saxony and
ant political life. May this feebie demon commenced at an eany aye to pour o«t
stration of our joy at seeing vuu among i(s treasures some of the public press
us serve to add one pleasant recollection
to your enjoyment o a weil earned dis
Unction ai:d may you live long the pride written by him at the age of seventeen,
ot your friends, and the ever ready de appeared in the 'Morning Chronicle, uo
lender of true political principles
a mind so naturally ferule
es, those channels through which thought
flows far and wide. A number of essavs
der the title of "Letters of Jonathan Old-
The reader will remember that
these have since been very unceremoni
ousiy published in a pamphlet form, and
without the consent of the autlier, by
some uncour eoua speculator on the man's
talent they present, however, to the ad
mirer of Mr. Irving's later productions,
many features prettily characteristic ol
his luture peculiarities, aiuJ form an a
musing display of those budding graces
whose full bloom beauties have attracted
such universal attention.
Salmagundi' was commenced in 1807,
in conjunction with a circle of highly gif
ted gentlemen, (anions the most conspir
to literary eminence, and some to polai-
cal or professional distinction, while many
ed the prospect of a future literary car-
\ccordingly he appears to have braced
himself up to it, if not with considerable
assiduity, at least with increased confi
dence In 1801, he published ''Knicker
bocker's History of New York." a work
and though in the veracious history un
der consideration, but few attempts are
made at the latter requisite, there arecer
tain passages and pages of unusual elo
quence, and struck off with a curious fa
cility, that effects the mind like the easy
elegance of some natural object—a flower
opening under a June sun, or a vine luy
ing forth its tendrils'through which gieam
the mautling bunches
of the purple grapes.
Nothing can be at once more unpremedi
tated and inartificial than the flowing and
me'odious sentotices of Mr. Irving, when
warmed with his subject. The success
of the Knickerbooker exceeded the antic
ipatiotH of even the 'most sanguine among
those who immediately perceived its great
In the same year, 1810, the reputation
of the writer was advanced by un unusu
ally fine biogiapiiical sketch of Campbell,
prefixed to an edition of that charming
poet's works. This trifle was praised
by the critics as a specimen of elegant
composition, scarcely surpassed in the
language. To these were soon after
wards addeed brief narratives of the most
distinguished among our naval officer^
during the late war. They were pub
lished in the Analectic Magazine, at the
earnest solicitations of the proprietors, for
which they were wriuen. The "Sketch
Book" and its sequel, 'Mlracebridge Hall,"
were the next and more important under
takings ol our author. Few literary pro
duetions have been received with more
eager aud universal curiosity and admi
ration. hey have been translated into
a variety of languuges. Every body has
read them, aud they will always be con
sidered an iudespensttble ornament to the
library of every lover of eloquence, wit,
and sentiment, lu the year following the
publication of Bracebridge Hall, which
appeared in 1823, he completed and sent
forth the "Tales of a Traveller
seem hasty compositions, but although
less generally eulogised than their prede
cessors, are frequently enlivened by
strokes of lurking humor and gloamings
of elegaut fancy und resemble those
loose .sketches iu the portfolio of a fine
painter, which, however careless the out
line or common place the subject, betray,
nevertheless, evident touches of the mas
ter's hand.
With his more recent contributions to
the literature of our country, the first of
which is the invaluable Life of Columbus,
our readers arc of course acquainted
Coleinan says—"If there is any man
who tnao who may eat his bread at peace
with mau or God, it is that man who has
brought that bread out of the earth by
his own honest industry. It is cankered
by no fraud, it is wet by no tears, it is
stained by no blood."
What a Smashing.—The capital of all
the bunks which have failed aud gone in
to liquidation, siuce 1841, is said to be
$70,0K),000.— Their circulation about
§24,000,000. Upwards of $3,000^00
jvas of banks in New York.
titnof^' Stfo, of Saturday, contains an ac
count Of a singular experiment made by a
physician of that city, in a case where
suicide had been attempted by taking a
and being held by a couple of stout ne-•
initiation to die at any rate. Hsilt'a doz
en smart clips with a sm ill whip, vveic
given to irritate the skin upon the back
and in the course of thirty iniiiutes after
Dr Dunbar's arrival, tl-.e patient was
walking between a couple of strong chaps
to and fro the corridor, evidently in a fair
way of recovery, but struggling with hei
escort, and entreating permission to lie
down, declaring that in spito of ail they
could do, she'd 4iang herself at night.
term of the Mississippi circuit, held at
Natches, a friendless foreigner, in the ut
most destitution, was sentenced to two
year's imprisonment in the penitentiary,
lor stealing a basket of coal
h. The amount
of the evidence, it is said, was, tint on a
severe winter night, while sullering with
cold, he took some coals, from the prem
ises on which he was temporarily resid
ing, to build a fire, for the purpose of pro
tectuig himstill' from the severity of the
weather, and under circumstances that
rendar it quite probable he was ignorant
of any offence. For this slight trans
gression he must endure an imprison
ment of two years while others who have
plundered the community of millions, aud
filled it with distress, are living luxuri
ously, and are received every where with
external marks cf respect. We are not
the apologists of crimc, in auy degree,
but such a case stronly forces upon us the
truth of Shakespeare's line:
"Plate sin with goli!
And the strong lance of Justice hurtnU:** falls
Clothe it in rags, a pigmy straw wili pierce it.**
Nrio York Evening for,I.
"And if we cannot alter tliiugV
"By G—.we'll change tht-ir nanit-s, sir!"
After the great Federal defeat of 1800,
Mr. JKFFEKSON said (and wrote it where
it may now be seen-^-iti his published
conespondence) that the Federalists
would not stand another election by thut
name. He was right. Federalist was
dropper!, and National Republican assum
ed Whipped fbr „rnany years under
that name, it also was dropped, and that
of Whig hoisted in its.place. The name
of Whig has now been worn eight years
—i. e. since the panic session, when it
wns first assumed. The coon skin cam
paign was fought under that name, aud
the victory gained under it but the e
vents of that campaign, the extra session,
the present session, and the fulsilicatiou
of. a million of promises, have killed
Whiggery and another ahus diclus has
become indispensible. Th^ name must
be changed again, and the change has
commenced. A memorial from the New
York tVhigs, of the city of New York,
agaiust Mr. TVLSIS, for Ins veto, assumes
me name of DEMOCKATJC W'UIGSS! iso
thai Whiggery is actually assuming the
name of Democracy! In a little while,
they will doubtless call themselves La
cos! But all to no purpose. Their doom
is fixed, uud their new name fastened up
on them. They earned it during the
coon-skin campaign and CUON is uow
their name.~G/o6e.
know where this originated, but it is ex
'•Now, my husband, why don't you cali
me by such names as other men call their
"Why, what do other men call their
wives, you foo! f"
"Why. they -all them 'my duck' and
my dear,'and such kind of words,
"Well, what is duck—say?"
"Why, it*s a foul to be sure."
"Right! Now what's a dear, you
goose T*
4lt's a beast, certainly."
"Well, then I'll call you "my foul
beast!"—now go about your business."
WAEAT.—This useful grain is indigen
ous to the northernmoat .ports of Persia
and India, where it grows spontaneously.
A negro slave of Fernando Cortez, was
the first to cultivate it -in Mexico. He
found a few grains among 6ome rice
brought over from Spain for the use of
the army, and planted them. These few
grains have covered our hills and vallies
with the golden harvest.—Phil. Gat*
spoke. She was ther* placed on her feet, answered the ghost 'And are ye dead,
to°^ 4Yes,'
groes, the stomach puinp was ajplied, sir?«, and ho« lang hea ye been dead!11
wnh the aid of which an emetic was ad- say?* fortnight,' said ti.e ghost.
ministered and the stoma -h completely i 'Here, then, lad,' responded the interroga
relieved of its contents. The cold water tor (pu tinj his hand into his pocket,) 'ye
was again used as the patient stood erect, i ken this place better than I do, briug us
consciousness now being quite manifest! twa bottles o'y l!.' This was too good
at times, the woman answering to a ques- i the ghost, and before he could gei^out
lion from the Doctor, expressing a dcier-
large dose of laudanum. The patient chanalian school, be it understood, laid this some time,] or Sir Jei*y Go Nimbla
was a yellow girl, who had just been shut seige to the bottle aud barrel for several who once beautifully obeyed that th»
in prison for theft, and with the deter-1 days. Somo of his red nosed companions world was mad* of ia*f
iiiiiiaiioii o seii'-aestruction, had taken ai being aware of the circumstance,, and pie, rogues found out and rogues yet
dose of laudanum. {thinking he was doing it rather too hard, discovered. We think the proposnttcT~
The patient was in a deep stupor and agreed upon trying an experiment to might be quietly amended by saying tlH
considerable rigidity of the hands and frighten him into a more sober way. men are simply divided into flats a sharrX
feet had taken place, when Dunbar, Night being fixe i upon for the joke, away In illustration *of our meaning we IMU'.
who had been sent for, arrived, with sev- they went to the inn describjd and there go into no elaboration of exposition but
era! of his students. He immediately re- they found his worship in a back parlor, beg leave briefly to offer a few everyday
sorted to an experiment which had lately i quite intoxicated, and fast asleep. Whilst examples that every body will recognise,
been tried with success by a physician of in this apparently happy stats he
Philadelphia, i.i whom he had perfect con taken and placed full length inside a cof- twenty four hours, for soma certain a*
tidence. The patient wus placed in a sit- fin, which had been procured for the job.' mount in way of payment, exercisinc
ting posture, the back of the head rcclin- Having slept in this receptacle for the hands instead of his wits to get a living-—*
ed upon a suface of a stool, and the face dttul some three or four hours ha awoke, is & flat.
turned to the ceiling. A smiil stream of *nd uprjn raising himself up he gazed I A gentleman who financiers with great
cold water was then poured from a pitch- about him, first on one side of the coffin shrewdness and cuuning, contriving ro
er, at an elevation of about three fee* a- then on the other, muttering tajiioi-j live sumptuously for a certain Jergtt*
bove her head, falling upon her loretiencT, as he vfewctf"tliff melancholy piece years, securing himself well about bank'
amongst her hair, aud occasionally upon °f furniture, 'Where have I gotten to?' j*Upt times, and then making a quiet
the lace. In the space of a mmute. a Whilst in the act of saying so, a tall port- change of location—is a shir p.
twi'cliing of the muscles of the fuce en- 'y looking figure, shrouded in a white
sued, which gradually increi ed then a sheet, waiked from a large cupboard, and TTTTr.lu.a*^ quaii^rr"
spasmodic catching lot breath, aid in a
short time a struggle with those who li-Md pered, "You are dead.' 'Diad,1 said the
her of s nne violence took phce I'lie disciple of Btcchus, fixing his eyes stead
great object was accomplished, and the lastly upon the object be:ore htm *.\y«.
torpor was so far gone that ihc patient "n' hoo lung lias I be»n ifead?' *A week'
marching up u the box, faintly whis-
of the room, ho burst into an immoder
ate fit of laughter.—^Glasgow Constitu
MOO. lias procfticeu .5120,000 'I'lie la
bor is performed mostly by females and
children, labor which would be wholly
useless and unproductive. How impor
tant that this productive brauce indus
try should be preserved, aud not struck
out of existence to subserve the object of
idle politicians.—MaineCultivator.
A Monsieur Paul, in New York, styled
the "modern French llercules." among
other remarkable feats of strength, has
out-pu!lcd two strong horses, and after
wards advertised to pull against four
last hour, ot the last .veek, of the last
month, of the last year in tho s venteen
en tury.
judicious resolution of a father, as well as
a most pleasing compliment to his wife,
when on being asked what he intended to
do with his girts4 he replied* '*1 intend to
apprentice them all to their excellent
mother, that they may learn the art of
improving time, aud be lilted to liecome
like her, wives, mothers, heads of famt
'iesi and useful members of society.?
F.qually just, but bitterly painful, was
the remark of the unhappy husbaud of a
vain, thoughtless, dressy sUttern 'Hi is
hard to say it, if my girls are to have
any chance of growing up good for any
thing, they must be sent out of the'way
of their mother's example."
Give me but the liberty of the press,
and I will give to the minister a venal
house of peers—I will give him a corrupt
and sewile house of commous—I will
give hint the whole host of ministerial
mfiuance—I will give him all the power
that can confer upon him, to purchase up
submission an I overawe resistance and
yet armed with the liberty ol trie press, I
will go forth to meet him un tismayed
I will atiuck with that mightier engine,
the mighty fabric he has raised I shall
shake down from its height corruption,
and bury it beneath the rum of tho abus
es it was meant to shelter.—Sheridan.
BOTTS.— This disease^ hitherto confin
ed to horses, has lately broke out in Con
EXACTLY.-—Well if asses ever hay^1t»
Tyler will be apt to catch it beforeCon
gress adjourns!—Cincinnati Post.
The Bank sytern is like the negro's
moon, it answers very well in clear
nights, but i: is good for nothing in dark
Orleans undeV martial law as means of
defending it tgainst foreign enemy. :md
Whtgism wilt never forgive him.
The Legislature and Governor de facto
of Rhode Island put a whole State under
martial law, and keep it so, as a means
A short time igfe a joke, too good not this rnomeiit ceriMti
to be naanitedU was played upon a jolly the, George loses,'WfnSitao(iw
old worthy atone of our inns, in the way, what has become ofhlmf W^hav.
town of This scion of the Bac- jenH heard his great An^ncm
ue of the straw manufacture in the State
of Massachusetts, is ascertained to excecd
two millions of doilnrs a year, and it
gives partial employineu to more than
one hundred thousand persons Few peo
ple are aware of the importance of this
apparently insignificant branch of indus
try. it has grown up under the protec-louce "met a fool in a ^tate ofcach
tive.system of small beginnings, and has fancied ev«r after that he liimst*
prevented the uecessiiy of exporting said something witty—isa flah
from this country to France and ltal}
sixteen hundred thousand dollars per an
num in spceie, to purchase straws at
twenty per cent less than we now have
REMABKAULE.—Washington died in the whi.e the progress ol invention
gi vnig new value to some ol them. Indue*
General Jackson put the .»lt weighs 37®0 lbs measures (9 leet
of wreaking public and private 1 curious in natural history. A
on citizens who have committed n o a s o e i i e w i i & s a
but the assertiou of their rtgh born after the capture td
there is not a man
ar"jf/?a ster 0
existing authorities, and ..
Where approves it!—&hdolls Expositor. jf f„»ip tJ#j
Dr. Dewees say
s that he has often seen
infants, when «*ming to suffer exquisite ol the
agony, rendered perfectly quiet and easy time to Mg*
by a draught of cold water. ^eh
3 Gf
A man who toils two-thircb oftho
An individual who cherishes 5:1-,
that d—d etaronf qualilj^!]"
Lull A hopesty
is a flat.
One who can look out well for himself
under all circumstances, and care as lit*
us possible for everybody else Ht the
a sharp.
replied the spectre 'Heeh,l I he unsophistic
unsophisticated person who ima*
gmes people should mean all they say
is a flat.
A gentleman iu drab breeches and a
hat with an extensive rim, who desires
his son to "make money honestly if he
can, bat to make money,''—isa sharp.
Said son working hard to plough his
way in the world, and suffering .said fa
ther to cheat him ont'tfTall the profits~
is a flat.
Me who gets all he can and keep* all
he gets—is a sharp.
He who gets very little *nd
of that to those whoHi-e wtfi
himself is a flat.
The man who has nothing
work, but knows how to turn tli
others to his own advantage-
A pert, half-way genius, tvl
them. The county ot Norfolk, Mass., over the greater portion of the country—
exports straw manufactures to the annual though very unsound, it is true ill Sqnv
value ot 0000,000, and ihe town of Slates. Liquidation has none on unti
I'Vanklin, with a population of about
ves 'half
of the case, every thing is now prepared
for a new start. The currency is sound,
Liquidation has gone on until
tk« nro probably more out of debt
than at any other time within the last ten
years. The circulation and the loans of.
the batiks are reduced within a smalls
compass. Men rind institutions are ioi._
up within 1 hem«e
1 ve.«. and ready foJ^j
spring. Providence has loaded our fie!
with unusual abundance A vast hai
vest is now guthering, which, in ail
exchanges, must produce an immense bu«
s.tiossi Labor has fallen in SDine propor
tion to the decline in all commoditu^ su
thut we may now with more-succesa:^n«?
pete with other nations. England
laxing her absurd protective- sy«ten^a*E
offering to take our products ou netief .,
trioiis emigrants arc constantly flocking,
to our shores, bringing with them snip*'.:
of moner, and increasing our produ$tfi]||!
if'jr. Our railroads and communities
powjr. tjur railroads and cotnmunica*
turn ol every sort stand ready to execute
all orders with despatch. All w'u want to
reanimate the energies of business, is a
Tariff which will enable the Government
tvi keep its faitli with the citizens,sand'
give^ the confidence of a settled policy to
manufactures und trade in a)l its, de*
part meets. An important business
must be done during the coming sea
son, whatever may be the action or
neglect of uci ion by the Government.
Aut affairs will, go on hesitatingly and
feebly in comparison ut. .'ess this great
question is settled Fveu now trme is
beginning. Some merchants from Mick*
igau and other Northwestern States have
imparted quite a liitie iuipt^l^c ihis w^Qk*
—Jour, tf Commerce.
*£i e-*1*"
ed Monday—the Fair at Odd Fellows
flail being its head quarters are believe—
u handsome liule sheet called the "Ban
ner of Liberty.'* Very prettify indeed
is it gotten up, the entoKlaluing contents
being prepared by a Jtidw—Mrs. Willey.
The plan ol this
new to us. It
contains the tiewjt'of other days. Among
the events we jlotico the marriage of the 5
great Wasjt&gtoii and his death—the
rriarriage _6f Dr. Franklin, also thoaeof
Hancncife/aud John Adams, with a varie
ty of .others thijtt carry the mind back, to",.•
purer and more patriotic dajrs.
alieet is creditable to the ste and
of Mrs. Willey. V\ e thanks her
fbr honoring us with a r«¥y»V OuriKH
receiving it until Mow'ay wt!I be our
apology for not
n ledging the com­
pliment earlier.—Richmond CowJMZCP*
FBA DEVIL —This enoomoijui
of the R»y species of fisfc. wfcfeh was
captured last April in the hafolHr of
Char/eston, S. C., i* nowexhibiting ui
New Fork. The Y. Standnrdesays:
6 inches fror* 'be mouth to the «0ti oftko
tail, and between the estrmMsof
the peroral fins, and has a nwotk $ Jeet
10 .fcches in width. It is oefjMujrf* a
r»ost extraordinary fish, and iswflido*
rv Q|-a T|gjt
from all
the deep.**—Alton* At,

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