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try is printed on Tuesday, Thursday, and
Saturday. _ ,
■Ml advertisements appear in both papers, and
are inserted at the usual rates.
The following is the state ol the Pennsylvania
Congressional Election, so far as heard from:
Jackson. Whig.
Sutherland, Harper,
Ash, Ingersoll,
Fry, Darlington,
Wagener, Potts,
Hubley, Heisler,
Mnhlenburg, Morris,
Logan, Clark
Miller, Chambers,
Henderson, McKennan,
Beaumont, Denny,
Anthony, Banks,—11.
Two districts yet to hear from, namely: 22d,
composed of Clearfield, Armstrong, Jefferson
and Butler, and now represented by Mr. Har
rison, (Jackson); and the 25th, composed of
Crawford, Erie, Warren and Venange coun
ties—represented by Mr. Galbraith, (Jackson.)
Both are candidates for re-election, and have
both probably succeeded; in which case, if the
above accounts are all correct, the Pennsylva
nia delegation in the next Congress will be 17
Jackson and 11 whigs.
We announced, yesterday, on the aumoriiy
of private letters, as well as of newspaper state
ments, that Messrs. Miller and Beaumont, Jack
son Members of Congress from Pennsylvania,
had been beaten by their whi» opponents,
Messrs. Whitesides and Shoemaker. We ob
serve that the re election of both these members
is asserted in the Globe of yesterday, and such
may be the fact. We do not hold that authori
ty in the highest respect, but it may have later
information than ours, and, in fairness, we think
it right to mention the adverse statement.—
One of the changes, however, in that State,
about which there is no doubt, is the defeat of
Mr. Coulter, the present Representative from
Westmoreland district. This gentleman has
been a member some six or seven years; and,
although always elected as a Jackson man, has,
combined with fine talents, a degree of inde
pendence in his public course which commands
our respect—Nat. Int.
The following is a list of the Members of As
sembly, as far as ascertained. The whole num
ber is 100:
Anti-Jackson. Jackson.
Philadelphia 7 Philadelphia Co.
Delaware 1 Montgomery 3
Chester 4 Dauphin
Lancaster 6 York 2
Lebanon 1 Mifflin & Juniata 2
Dauphin 1 Union 1
Cumberland 2 Lycoming
Adams 2 Northumberland 1
Franklin 2 Beiks
Huntington 2 Northampton 4
Union 1 Centre 2
Somerset 2 Columbia
Beaver 1 Lehigh 2
Alleghany 1 Luzerne 2
Bucks 1 Cambria 2
Beaver 1
Alleghany 3
Bucks 3
The whole number of Anti-Jackson members
last year in the House was 35—Jackson 65.
The counties yet to be heard from, are Bed
ford, Fayette, Greene, Washington, Westmore
land. Alleghany, Butler, Mercer, Erie, Venan
go. Indiana, Armstrong, Bradford, and Tioga,
Susquehanna, and Schuylkill. There is, un
doubtedly, a Jackson majority, but it will be di
minished considerably since last year.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives
comprises 100 members, being already the ut
most limit allowed by the Constitution. Last
vear. (tie House consisted of 65 Jackson, and
35 Anti-Jackson members. The change since
then is not lar?e, but so far as it goes is certain
ly in favor of th^ Anti-Jackson cause. The
members of the next House will probably be as
60 to 40. Returns of the election of 38 Anti
Jackson members are already in.
The news of the success of Mr. McLene in
Franklin county is confirmed. This was calcu
lated on as giving a majority against the Demo
cracy—the Bank holding sway in Columbus,
the Capital of the State and seat of justice in
this county.
From Ross, Allen's District, we learn, that
Bond (the Bank candidate) has received 100 of
a majority less than McArthur received at the
last election.
From Steubenville, we learn, by the follow
ing letters, that Kilgore (the Democratic candi
date) has succeeded over Stokeley (Bank can
didate) several hundred.
From St. Ciairsville we learn that Mr. Bell,
the present opposition member in Congress, is
beaten by Mr. Kennon, Democrat, 41 votes.
“ St. Clairsville, Oct 17th, 1934.
“ Sir: I have thought fit to let you know how
the election has gone in two Congressional Dis
tricts of Ohio, viz. In Belmont and Guernsey,
the Jackson candidate, Kennon, has carried by
a majority of 41 votes. In Jefferson and Harri
son, the (Anti-Bank) Jackson candidate, Kil
gore bas carried.”
Gov. Lucas has, for the most part, outrun the
Jackson Congressional tickeL Mr. Mitchell,
the worthy and faithful member from Muskin
gum, is beaten by a schism in the Democratic
nak*.—Globe. .
[The intelligent reader will please to excuse
ns for quoting the slang terms used in the Globe.
'AV. desire to give both sides, just as they report
themselves.!— &L Alex. Oax.
From OMoi, our information is extremely fa
vorable to the complete regeneration of the
State. The returns are not sufficiently com
plete to enable us to give many results of the
Congressional elections; but we can state, that,
in almost every county from which we have
heard, the Whig cause has gained strength, and
many of them, heretofore Jackson, bavebecome
decidedly whig. For example:
Turnbull—last year Jackson, this year whig.
Portage—last year Jackson, this year whig.
Belmont—last year Jackson, this year whig.
Muskingum—last year Jackson, thi9 year whig
majority 1300. , . e
Fairfield—Jackson majority reduced from
1226 to 500. ,
Perry—Jackson majority reduced 300.
These changes give fair promise of the elec
tion of the whig candidate for Governor, and a
gain in the Congressional Representation^
[Be it understood, however, that “fair pro
mises” weigh very little with us. We have no
faith in “ fair promises.”]—Ed. Alex. Gaz.
We understand that the French Minister’s el
dest son, Mr. George Serrurier, has been re
cently appointed attache to his father’s mission,
and is to sail the first of November for Havre,
bearer of despatches for his Government
Gold Eaglet.—Some six weeks ago, the
Globe congratulated its readers on the fact that
the gold coins were making their appearance
in this city, and it expressed its opinion that
they would “ cheer with delight the honest
farmer and mechanic.” We believe there were
a few that made their appearance, but they dis
appeared in a very few days, there being no
election in the city at which they were wanted
to be jingled in the ears of the voters. Some
office holders, for a few days, had some pieces
which they were very fond of showing, but they
soon either became ashamed of the humbug, or
found it more convenient to apply them to ano
ther use.
We have been attentively looking out for this
flood of gold which, according to the Globe and
Mr. Penton, is to deluge the land and drive out
the notes—but we scarcely see the signs of it
yet. The bank notes hold their own, and we
very much doubt if there be in the District a
single note the less, on account of the gold coin
bill.— Telegraph.
Tobacco Crap*.—'We regret to learn that the
frost of the early part of this week, has done im
mense injury to the Planters. Whole fields lay
prostrate and whole crops, in some cases des
troyed. A gentleman mentions the name of a
widow Lady, whilst we are writing this para
graph, who had sufficient out to make twenty
hogsheads, utterly ruined.—Maryland Repub.
Health of the City.— By a reference to the re
port of the Board of Health in our paper ot
this morning, it will be seen that the number of
deaths during the past week was 106. Of these
only 7 were of Cholera. The number of deaths
during the week preceding were 117; 11 were
of Cholera.—Phil. Uaz.
Joseph L. Hays the New York Police Officer,
who recently died in this city of cholera, was
worth 20.000 dollars. He was a distant relative
to “Old Hays,” as the High Constable of New
York is called, and was early in life a shopkeep
er. He afterwards was attached to the Police
Office, where he did business “on his own
hook,” as it is termed—that is, he employed few
or no “ stool pigeons.” During the ten years
that he was a police officer, he is said to have
realized nearly 30.000 dollars. He left the Po
lice Office a few years since, and although he
still held his Marshal’s warrant, and officiated
at Niblo’s Garden, yet he was principally occu
pied as an agent for the firm of Hendriques &,
Co. and in buying and selling houses and
landed estates. He was alive and well in
New Y'ork on Friday morning at 9 o’clock, at
which hour says the New York Transcript, we
were conversing with him in the Police Office
about the cholera in Philadelphia, whither he
was going; he expressed his fears that he might
fall a victim to it, and on Saturday noon he was
a corpse.—Phil. Inq.
An Amateur Coachman— Kobert Brockhouse,
in a notice published in the Salem Gazette, cau
tions the public, who would be saved from dislo
cated and broken limbs, to avoid the Eastern
Mail Stage below Portland, which, he says, is
frequently driven by Albert Smith, the Marshal
of Maine. Mr. Smith, it is stated, is in the habit
of taking the reins when he travels in this line,
for the gratification a childish vantity. Mr.
Brockhouse and his wife were recently upset in
the stage while it was under the control of this
modern Phaeton, and suffered some disloca
tions and bruises.—Boston Cour.
The Washington correspondent of the Alba
ny Daily Advertiser avers that Forsyth has man
aged to let Kendal] & Co. know he has a most
sovereign contempt for them. An incident, says
the writer, occurred the other day which satis
fies most people that there is no affectation about
it. Two or three Clerks here have subscribed
and got up a lithographic print of Kendall—and
they had the impudence to send one Miller,
who|is hawking about the print, into the Secre
tary of State’s office, to offer one to the Secre
tary. Mr. Forsyth was indignant at the insult,
and handed Mr. Miller out of the office, with
directions, if he wanted to sell his prints, that he
had better take them to Mr. Kendall himself.
Boston Atlas.
Interesting to Shiv Owners:—a new article,
Chenam.—Our merchants are indebted to Cap
tain Thomas Bennett, of the New York and Li
verpool packet line, for the introduction of this
article into use here. Chenam (the East India
name) is made by mixing slacked and fine pul
verized lime with whale oil, to the consistency
of mortar. It is so tenacious that it adheres
immediately to wherever applied, and is entire
ly impervious to water, and becomes perfectly
hard in it
It is laid on ship’s bottoms, sometimes under
the sheathing, and sometimes between the cop
per and sheathing, and in some instances in both
places. The copper is put on while the Che
nam is soft, and adheres to it so completely,
that no water passes between them; and it is
said that copper on vessels which have a coat
of Chenam wears nearly double the usual time.
Whale oil is used here in making it, because
it fully answers the purpose, and is two-thirds
cheaper than vegetable oil; but vegetable oil
makes much the best Chenam, becoming as
hard as stone. It is suggested that the celebrat
ed Mortar of the Ancients was made of lime
and vegetable oil.
We understand that some experiments will
be made here on roofs and outside walls of
houses, with Chenam, as it is believed it will ef
fectually resist the fogs and frosts of our cli
mate, which the common rough casting does
not—New Bedford Gnz.
Organization of the Marik* Cow, nljder the
Act of Congress of the 30th of June, 1834.
One Colonel,
Archibald Henderson.
One Lieutenant Colonel,
R. D. Wainwright.
Four Majors:
Samuel Miller, Lieutenant Colonel by Brevet.
John M. Gamble, do do
Samuel E. Watson, do do
William H. Freeman do do
Thirteen Captains:
Charles R. Broom, Paymaster and
Lieut. Col. by Brevet.
Levi Twiggs,
John Harris,
Thomas A. Linton,
James Edelin,
Parke G. Howie, Adjutant and inspec
Elija J. Weed, Quarter Master.
Wm. W. Dulany,
Thomas S. English,
George W. Walker.
Ward Marston.
Charles C. Tupper,
A. A. Nicholson,
Twenty First Lieutenants:
James McCauly, Captain by Brevet.
Benjamin Maccomber, do do
A.N. Brevoort, do do
Andrew Ross,
Richard Douglass,
Job G. Williams,
Alvin Edson,
Horatio N. Crabb,
Henry B. Tyler,
Joseph L. C. Hardy,
George F. Lindsay,
Landon N. Carter,
John G. Reynolds,
Henry W. Fowler,
Francis C. Hall,
Thomas L. C. Watkins,
F. N. Armstead,
George H. TeriVt,
William E Stark,
Nathaniel S. Waldron,
Twenty Second Lieutenants:
William Lang,
Jacob Zelin, Jr.
Thomas M. W. Young,
George W. Robbins,
D. D. Baker,
Archibald H. Gillespie,
George W. McLean,
Benjamin E. Brooke,
Edward Irving,
Jabez C. Rich,
Thomas Theodore Sloan,
Addison Garland,
John P. Dieterich,
John Still,
Louis F. Whitney,
Frederick B. McNeill,
John T. Sprague,
Edward B. Grayson,
Edward Lloyd West,
Robert C. Caldwell,
Navy Department, )
Oct. 18, 1834. S 1
Literature Lottery oi the State of Delaware,
Class No. 43 for 1834,
To be drawn at Wilmington, Del. on Thursday,
October 23
Tickets $2 25; halves 1 12; quarters 0 56
To be had in a variety of numbers of
lottery Exchange Broker. Alexandria.
Literature Lottery of the State of Delaware,
Class Ns. 43 for 1834,
To be drawn in Wilmington, Del. on Thursday,
October 43
Tickets $2 25; halves l 12; quarters 0 56
For sale, as usual, in great variety, by
(Sign of "the Flag of Scarlet and Gold,)King si
Alexandria, D. C.
Literature Lottery of the State of Delaware,
Class No. 43 for 1834,
To be drawn at Wilmington, Del. on Thursday,
October 23
Tickets 82 25; halves 1 12; quarters 0 56
On sale in great variety by
E3- Uneurrent Notes and Foreign Gold pur
chased. _—
Literature Lottery of the State of Delaware,
Class Ao. 43 Jot 1834,
To be drawn in Wilmington. Del. on Thursday,
October 23
Tickets 82 25; halves l 12; quarters 0 56
To be had in a variety of numbers of
Lottery and Exchange Broker,
Near the corner of King and Fayette Streets,
Alexandria, D. C.
THE representatives of Thomas W. Hewitt,
deceased, having full power, under his
will, to dispose of any part of his estate, wish to
sell CLIFTON. It is situated about three miles
from Alexandria, immediately between that
place and Mount Vernon. It contains two hun
dred and fifty acres; one hundred of which are
in wood; the balance is divided into three
fields, all welltnclaied by post and rail fence.
The soil, which was originally good, though at
onetime much reduced, has, by recent judicious
cultivation and attention to improvement, been
in a great measure restored. The Orchards
are extensive, and embrace almost every varie
ty of fruit common to our climate.
The Improvements consist of a Brick
JH,Dwelling House of two wings, connected by
a colonade, each wing having nve rooms, hand
somely finished; and every necessary out house,
all built of brick. A pump of excellent water is
in the yard. The house is on a commanding
eminence, and presents in one direction a beau
tiful view of the Potomac River, and in another
an interesting prospect, limited only by the Blue
Ridge Mountains.
The terms will be accommodating. Applica
tions may be made either to Mrs. Hewitt or Mr.
James D. Kerr, of Alexandria, or to W. R. Ma
son, near King GeorgeCourt House, Va.
sept 30—w4w [C3* Nat Int w4w.]
•g Nest» iron and wood-bound Cedar
1 Ware, for sale very low by
We are very much gratified to see that me
annual Thanksgiving has been fixed in Con
necticut, Massachushusctts, and New Hamp
shire, on the same day, viz: the 27th of Novem
ber; and we hope the States of Vermont, Maine
and Rhode Island, will follow the example, and
select the same day for the same purpose.
Thanksgiving Day is the great festival of the
New England States, and is observed with the
most lively feelings of gratitude (we trust) as
well as joy. There is something interesting
and very solemn in the idea of the meeting of
so many Christian communities, at the same
moment, to acknowledge their dependence for
all their blessings upon a Divine Benefactor, and
to render their tribute of thanksgiving and
praise, for the favors received from his Provi
dence. We could wish to see the practice ex
tend through the country.—N. Y. Daily Adv.
British Gold.—A gentleman recently from
London states, that the leading topic on Change
was the agitated state of American politics, cou
pled with remarks on the quantity of gold ship
ped to this country. The reply of a gentleman
who generally leans against one of the Pillars
was, il it is not all sent out on commercial ac
count; and if the British Government were to
send a million annually to keep things in their
present position, it would be the cheapest mode
of putting down democracy in England and Ire
land.”—iV. Y.Star.
Mysterious Affair.—We are informed by Mr.
Briggs, that Mr. James Perkins of Newington,
N. H., left the Eastern Stage Office, in Ann
street, last evening, between 5 and 6 o’clock, for
Cambridge Port, on business, since when he
has not been heard from. Previous to his start
ing, he told his son (a lad about 11 years of age)
and another man in his employ, whom he left
at the office, not to feel uneasy should he be ab
sent till after 10 o’clock, as he should ride out
in the Hourly and walk back. His hat and poc
ket book were found last night on Cambridge
bridge, his pocket book rifled of its contents
(except some papers.) His son states that he
had with him when he left the city, about $600.
Mr. P. was the Postmaster at Newington, which
place he left for Brighton with a drove of cattle
and sheep, which he sold at Brighton on Mon
day last.—Boston Mer. Jour.
Trial of the Convent Rioters.—At the Su
preme Judicial Court, held on Thursday, at
Cambridge, the following persons were arraign
ed on an indictment for destroying the Ursuline
Convent, and severally pleaded Not Guilty:
John R. Buzzell, Prescott P. Pond, Wm. Mason,
Marvin R. Marcy, (aged seventeen) Sargent
Blaisdell, Isaac Parker, and Albert Kelly. Five
other persons, included in the same indictment,
have not been arrested, viz: Nathaniel Budd,
Jr. Benj. Wilbur, Aaron Hadly, Ephraim G.
Howell, and Thomas Dillon. The Court nam
ed the first day of December next for the trials
to commence.
Two females, Sophia Emery and-Hall,
were brought into Court, on a capias, for refu
sing to testify. The Attorney General said he
considered only one of them, Sophia Emery,
guilty of wrong against the Government. She
absconded, at the instigation of a friend of one
of the prisoners, whose name she refused to tell,
until the Court told her she must, when she said
it was Smith, whose Christian name she did not
know, but he kept a Carpenter’s shop in Han
cock street. They were then discharged on
their own recognizances. Mr. Thurston has
not vet been arraigned upon the indictment
found against him.— Boston Gazette.
Lookout for Pirates.—Capt. Jenks, of brig
Helen, of Dresden, which arrived yesterday
morning from Maracaibo, reports, that on the
3d inst. lat 25 52, Ion 73 10, he was brought to
and boarded by a piratical schooner, mounting
10 guns, with a crew of about 80 men, Balti
more clipper built, showing a black and white
flag—robbed them of a hawser, coils of rig
ging, small stores. &c. without ceremony, and
on leaving, very politely bid them good morn
ing, wishing them a pleasant voyage. Money
appeared to be their principal object. All the
men who boarded the Helen spoke Portuguese.
Boston Gazette.

Early Snow— Snow fell in Bangor and Nor
ridgewock on Monday and Tuesday last. The
Bangor Whig says, that enough had fallen there
to make very tolerable sleighing, had the ground
been frozen. We see by the papers that snow
has also fallen in the interior of New-York.
Portland. Adv.
We learn from the Wabash Courier, that the
Elephant attached to the menagerie of Messrs.
Porter, Howe, ACo., while it remained in Coven
try, Indiana, killed a man instantaneously, for
having several times offered it tobacco. He
had been warned to desist by the keepers; but
did not regard their admonitions.
The same paper states that the Rhinoceros be
longing to that company, died in Vermilion
County, in that state, on the 2bth ult. It was
about three years old, one third grown, and in a
very thriving condition.
Economical made of preparing Food for Carl
Horse*.—The Earl of Balcarra’s horses, ten of
which are kept in Liverpool for the purpose of
delivering the coal brought thither from his
Lordship’s mines, like most of those used for
draught in that town, are particularly large; and
in a district quite celebrated, and justly so, for
this description of horse, we certainly have seen
nothing equal, take them altogether, to his
Lordship’s teams. They are fed in the follow
ing manner:—Statement of the nature, quanti
ty, and cost, of the food consumed by ten horses
duriifg seven days. The outside current prices
are charged for each article, and, of course, the
different states of markets will vary the cost of
maintenance: 32 bushels of potatoes, steamed,
at ls6d per bushel, £2 9s 6d; 2 1-2 bushels of
barley, crushed very fine, at 4s, 10s; 2 1-2 of
beans, at 4s 6d, 1 Is 3d; 22 stones of cut hay, to
mix with potatoes, at 9d per stone, 16s 6d; 14
stones of hay, uncut, at 9d, 10s 6d; fire and la
bor, 2s Total, £4 9s 9d. We repeat, that the
horses kept there are in the highest possible con
dition and health; and, while we re assert that
the particulars of the statement may be relied
on, it will be admitted that this plan, which has
been adopted in Ireland, as also in America, is
well entitled to be called economical.
HAVING furnished my Bindery with a good
Ruling Machine, and complete setts of
Ruling Pens, with a stock of the best Binding
materials, I am now prepared to execute RUL
ING and BINDING, in all their varieties, with
neatness and despatch. Blank Books of any
quality will be made to suit the wants of custom
nes, who will find that I will supply them for the
quality as low as they can purchase in the Dis
trict Blank, Russia, Morocco, Calf and Law
Binding, will have particular attention from my
•elf. oet 15 AUGUSTUS JACOBS.
We are more and more convinced every day j
that if the institutions, and laws, and liberties of ‘
this country are to be preserved, it must beef. |;
fected by a general diffusion of knowledge and I
extension of education among the people—from
the richest to the poorest man in the land
“ Where there is no national education, theie
can be no durable legislation.” Where the
mass of the people are ignorant and uninform,
ed, there must be room for the machinations of
demagogues, and the arts and tricks of design,
ing political knaves. Public Knowledge is th(
basis of Public Virtue, and Public Virtue is the
chief corner stone of the Temple of Republican
Liberty. An enlightened population cannot be
imposed upon for any length of time—an igQo.
rant one may be bound and shackled as long as
it suits its masters.
The motto or tne irienas or ,\ir. Muhlenburp
one of the Jackson men elected to Congress from
Pennsylvania, was, *• No Free Schools!” A let
ter-w’riter, complaining of the defeat ofthe Jack
son candidate in Bucks county, ascribes it to a
report that he w'as represented to be “ favora
ble to the School Law”—than which, adds the
letter w'riter, “ a more foul slander was never
uttered”! &c. Ac. “ Where ignorance is bliss,
His folly to be wise.”
Venerable Patriarch.—Moses Brown,there
nerable patriarch of the Society of Friends, in
Rhode Island, entered upon his ninety-seventh
year, on the 23d of last month. Several of his
personal friends, on this occasion, paid him a
congratulatory visit at his residence in Provi.
dence, and were kindly received and hospitably
John G. Watmough is spoken of as Mayor of
the City of Philadelphia.
A blasphemous production, gotten up by the
debased portion of the Jackson party in New.
York, has been noticed in this Gazette. We
have received some inquiries in relation to it
It is entirely too profane and low for us to refer
to it more particularly. _
Mr. Kendall, who lately run some horses on
the Washington Race Course, has been mista
ken, in the Northern papers, for Amos Kendall,
the Fourth Auditor. The latter gentleman, we
believe, is employed altogether on the jHilitical
race course.
Mr. Page, the Postmaster at Philadelphia, has
denied the language lately attributed to him,
and which has been mentioned in this Gazette.
We shall now probably have the proofs.
An excellent and well-written communication
from the pen of a gentleman of talents, signed
“ Marco,” which appeared in this Gazette last
week, has, we observe, been extensively copied
and recommended to public attention by seve
ral intelligent editors. We should be glad to
hear often from the writer.
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Considerable excitement exists at Augusta,
Maine, in consequence of an Anti-Slavery Con
vention, which is to be held in that town next
week. The church where the Rev. Mr. Tappan
is pastor, had been selected as the place of hold
ing the meeting, but, in consequence ofthe ex
citement among the congregation, some other
building has been obtained.
The Montreal Herald of the 9th instant says;
“ We understand that the officers of the Cus
toms at this port, have received instructions by
the last packet, from the Honorable Board ol
Customs, that salted Beef and Pork, imported
into Canada from the United States of Ameri
ca, by inland navigation, is admissible duty free,
upon exportation in any British colony in North
America, or the West Indies, and that a com
munication to that effect has been sent to the
Board of Trade in this city.”
The author of the following curious panegyric
is the W ashington correspondent of New Wk
Times, and the object of it is the President of
the United States.
“There is a mysterious light that directs hi*
intellect, which baffles all speculations upon the
philosophy of mind, and the channels through
which conclusions are reached without the aid
of that mental operation which can alone shed
light upon the pathway of research. He arrives
at conclusions with a rapidity which proves that
his process is not through the tardy avenues of
syllogism, nor over the beaten track of analy
sis or the hacknied walk of logical induction.'
For whilst other minds vigorous and cultivates,
are pursuing these routes, he leaves them in the
distance, and reaches his object in much k*J
time and with not less accuracy. His mind
seems to be clogged by no forms, but goes *it&
the lightning’s flash and illuminates its own
There is no doubt but that the above will be
religiously believed by a great number of {*r'
sons! _____
New Moving Power.—At a meeting of the
French Academy of Sciences on the 16th o
June, a very interesting communication w*a
read from M. Thilorier, a skilful chemist, who
exhibited to the Academy the apparatus by
which he procured a litre (two pints) of l><lu*
carbonic acid in a few seconds. The propelrtj
of this substance, he observed have been but i •
tie examined, chiefly because it requires to
confinedinaclo.se vessel hermetically *?ai •
and capable of resisting a great pressure. Its
passes 811 known bodies in the expansion a
contraction which it undergoes from £ivren
nations of temperature. By raising the temp'
ature from 0 to 30 centigrade (32 to 86 of *
renheit) a column of the liquefied gas is; elon£,
ed one-half. With the same change °^tefnP*',
ature, a similar column of air is only elong®
one-eighth. This enormous dilatation, M
lorier thinks, will in future afford -j
of a moving power infinitely more cflec*' ,*1
well as economical, than that which is oer
from the expansion of vapour.

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