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At No. H Wait Fourth Street,
rod delivered to ararsscrlbers In CINOIHNATI, GOV
HOTOH and NKWPOHT.end In urroundlngoittes.
villages and towns, at
arable to the crrlr,
single Oople, a et. On Month, 40 oU. Tbre
. . , , Month, 9t oo; one Tear, ft 00. . 4 ,
.-Johk A, Ki.tu.Bi, Jb.......JoI Loeseeand Manager,
Ninth nlghtortheealebrated Tragedian,
: , THIS (VedDesday) KVEMN8, Ootober A, Mr.
Andernon will appear at "OharleadeMoor,"in Schll.
,.' ler's ursat tragouy of
"run nnnnnita
friaries da Moor
(fciunt da Hoor...MUM..,..nn ,,
. Francis do Moor
....Mr. Anderson.
Mr. Kllslor.
Herman .....Sir. Langdon.
..nr. Hanti.
" . Mail .Is it Mlas Walt.
Benorlta Maria In two favorite danc.
To conclude with the comedietta of .
Rosette .,..Mlea Fanny Denliam,
swig v Mr. Adams,
BHTThe new scenic dramawiltshortly bo produced.
"Ioora open at CM; Curtain rises at rS o'clock.
Paioae or Admission Drees Circle and ranjuot to,
lOoents; Gallery, Uoonts.
Who free list.
MK8. bHANKb'8
, National Hall, Vine-street, above Flftb. ,
tender of Orchestra. ..0. H. Holcouib.
IILA99 158 Thursday, from J to S P. M , for Ladles.
Saturday, 9 tola A. and a toll P.M., forflllasc-a
and Masters.
Waltzing Olasa, for Ladies ant) Gentlemen, Friday
evening!. . ,
Gentlemen 'Wednesday and Saturday, at 7 P. M.-
TaRMa Payable whn ths name it bkthbib
Quarter of twelve weeks, beginners, JW.
Term of twenty-four weeks, beginners, 810.
Term of twenty-four week., advanced puplla. SC.
Lnssoifs roB GiNTi.ciiiN.-In order to meet tlin
convenience of gentlemen whose business or social
engagement often interfere with their punctual at
tendance, our Arrangement is, that tickets are pur
chased, one of which is delivered at each lesson, and
enn be used during the whole season of seven month).
Flora Temple, Princess and Ike Cook.
NKH8, to come off on JfBlDAY, Oetowr 7, 18M), at
J as. L. Koff enters b.m. Princess, of Oalifornln.
Jag. McMalion " b. m. Flora Temple, of New York,
.Mr.-: . " b.g. IbeCuok, of Chicago.
Cars will leave the Hamilton and Dayton Rollroid
xiepoi ior me vounu at uaujiasr, two o'ciocav ,
oct4-tt : T. t. BTKPHEN8. Proprietor,
The following pursue will ho
oivon for Trotiiua Uorass. b .
some off ofer theabovo (lours
ommenciug TVK8DAY, OC-,
, cuoer is, T :
. . First Day-Tuesdny, October IS.
. Purse 8250 niilo beats, best three la fif to har
ness, xree iar an rociing nurses. . , .
Weoond Dny-Wpdnesdny, October 19.
Purse 82Wk mile beats, best three in 'flr1ta hnr.
ness. For horses that never trotted fey money over a
Third Jlay-Tlmrsdny, October 90.
' Purse 1 20O-Hi lie beats, baitthree in five.to bar.
Bess. For horses that never trot ted in 2:50 in public,
; 1 : Fourth Dor-Fridar.October 31.
T urae WTO two-mile heats, to harness. Free for
an ironing nurses
"Flora Temple" and "Princess", are excepted for
inn. runrn ...
n For the above purses there must-three entries and
two to start. Eutraucn in per cent. For the first
race entry mist be made on or before Hatirduy, Oc
tober 14, at 12 o'clock M. 'or the other purses, the
eutrleB to be made on or before the day previous to
; eaoh faire.at Uo clnok M. '
Km rlts to be made at 71 West Third-street, Cincin
nati, O. . .
The proprietor flatters himself the Cincinnati
roiling rara is as taat and govit a Lourse as any in
the union, and will do all In bis power to accommo-
: uhi an pereoui onoHinii noraes ro nis uourss. tiood,
comfortable stabled will be at theservlce of turfmen,
free of chnrffe. and lliev nrn invlteri lnmm.uirlv
and do their trainlnaf vVertUs Courae.'which will be
aepb I, oil I uue. in huou coiltlltlOD.
Liberal purses will be given for trotting and pac.
lug horses during the season.
, -oc3tt i T. It. 8TBPHEM8, Proprietor.
North-eaat corner of Sycamore and Third
streets. ABBAM PAtUElt, Proprietor, respectfully
announovs that he has engaged tjlg. DCVA1,L1 to
exhibit bis teamed l)nary Birds in tho Ladies' Re-oeption-room
of tha Mmeum, commencing en MON-
n A V MllkKIVIl o,u'l,.v .it
8 o'clock in tho evening. The wondorfal perform,
ances of these birds have been witnessed by thou
aanXa, in Kngland, Canada and the United Statea,
with admiration, Admission to the Museum and
Ilird performance, jjoo.; Children 0o. ocSaw
, ; " it OKD A T, "&BPTEMBER 19.
Captain Menter'i Comet Band.
. -, . . OPKB ATI0 B0Bli8(jCI8.
;:'. - - - TIMS GHANU1D, . ;i
PromsnaAi Concerts, from J until I o'olock, In the
Harden. - -
' '. Yarlsty entertainment, frosi I until II o'clock, In
tb Concert Saloon.
i AdmUslon Ten Centa. ' !
) ' ' 1 fsepiOl . .' . ' '
, -epT I
New Testament and the Land of Palestine
(lomraeDr.ing at?K o'clock.- Wednesday and Satur
day afternoons for Schools and Families, to com
nienoe at a o'olook. . sepag.aw
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Pike's Opera-house;
; C' . 7 ; ;,.!.-..:-, .. , : r., , : ; .',
Greatly . Reduced Prices.
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05 We t f ourth-street.
' r-Tpll VI"
. ATTTinM -lLah aiv mTBis tpi.tuv a
ARTHUR, has left my bed and board, without
any Jmt erovocmtoii, l his is to warn altpaxaons from
I trusting ner on my aocouut, as I will nut be reapousl
' bis for any debts of btr coatrection.
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VOL. 2. NO. 39.
Ms '
Arrivals of Trains.
IsniAWAruLm I -OnoiKNAn-fctO a.
9:3s p. H.
Cincinnati, Bamiltor and Dattok
. A.a.; 0:41) p.m.: 10:10p.m.
t;SA P. M.t
-W5 A. h.j 10:47
littlb Uiam-IM A. M.J 10 P. at.jT:18 P. .i 10:15
Marietta and OncimAT!-10: a. m.; 9:1C p. m.
Ohio amp Mississippi 7:15 a. u.;2;00r. .:10-t .
(JOVIHGToa iD LlXIBOTOM-10:20 A. M.J 7:05 P. .
Arrivals of Trains. Departures of Trains.
I"JAPOtr and CiontATi-:50 A. w.j U:00 .)
Cincinnati, Hamilton and DiTTON-Indlanapolls
and Cleveland, :00 A. u.; Sandusky Mail, 8:00 aVm.:
Sandusky, 4:30 P. M.: Accommodation, 6:(I0 P. 11 .
IiITtli -Mujii-Clevoiaud and Pitu,hug,C:00 A. M.S
Cleveland, Pittsburg and Bellair,8:30A. .; Colum
bus Accommodation, 4:40 p. M.j Cleveland, Pitta
bnrgand Bellair, U-,30P. . '
Ohio a.nd Mississippi-St. Louis, J:00 A. M.t tools
Villa, J:0OP. H.; 8t. LouU, 8:30 p. M.
Pittsbtoo Colchbus ANn OnfoiHNAJi CBteuboBTllle
Short tIne)-Kast Front-street Sepot-:00 A.M.I
8:00 A. M.l 11:30 p.m. '
Oletelapd, Oolcmbcs and OmorxxAn last Front
street-6:00 A. M.; 8,30 A. .; 11:30 p. v.
Cincinnati and Mabiktta-C:1o a. m.; 3:J0 P. M.
A lJO,pFrOB1 lMt Knt-ltreat Oepot-fl;)
CovmuTO.N and Lexmoto-:2C a. M.t 2:80 p.
.Br The question is often asked, where do
Boa-birds obtain fresh water to ilake their
thirst, but ws have tevor teen it satisfaotorily
answered till few days ago. An old skipper,
with whom we were conversing on the eubjeot,
eaid that be had frequently seen these birds at
tea, far from any land that could famish them
water, hoveling round and nnder a storm-oloud,
clattering like duoks on a hot day at a pond,
and drinking in the drops of rain as they fall.
They will smell a rain-squall a hundred mtloa,
or eren farther -off, and eend for it with almost
Inconceivable swiftness. How long na-birds
ban exist without water is only matter of
ooEj'ecture, but probably their power! of endur
ing thirst are Increased by habit, and possibly
they go without it many days, if not for sev
eral weeks. . . .
pgr We learn that gold, eoal and iron oros
hare been reoently discovered on Swan-creek,
about three miles west of Havre-de-Grrao.
Quite a number of persons have, tot iceral
days of the present week, dcen digging for
gold on the Swan-creek mill property, owned
J t Mr. Myers, ant have obtained a number
of particles of the precious metal." We
heard a gentleman say that on Wednesday
evening, they washed about three dollars' worth
of gold out of a barrel of dirt. . On the same
stream, a short distance below, Wm. Nelson,
., has discovered stona-ooal and iron-ore.
-Grace (Md.) Times.
JThe following report of Greeley's travel
ing costume is from the. Mariposa Gazette: On
one foot he wore a cotton sock, and on the other
a woollen one. Boots, number fourteen, which,
not many years ago, cost as ranch as $2 50.
Pepper and salt pants, with the old white eoat
and hat, completed bis entire habiliments, the
, tout aumbU of which was very striking and
antique, The old ooat was muoh dilapidated,
and pieces had been out from it in sundry and
divers places. The committee that met Dim at
Plaoerville out all the buttons off It but three,
and the IVSemite delegation got the rent with
most of its binding. ,
ajr While Mr, Jae. B. Corey ana ifs wifo
were driving through the oity of Detroit, on
the 1st of November last, they ran into an
open, unguarded sowor, on Grand River-street,
whereby ilr, Corey wac.jo badly, injured that
she has been completely bedridden ever since,
All power is lost over her body from the hips
downward, and there is no reasonable hope
that she will ever be better. Corey sued the
eity for damages, and on Wednesday last the
jury gave him $20,000 damages, the full
amount olaimed. . . .
Biding on the oow-oatohei is a lensa
tlon reoently much ooveted by certain romantic
folks. . Tho Wheeling Intelligencer says that
a. few days ago a gentleman and his wifo rode
twenty miles in that manner, going at the rate,
of fifty-two miles an hour. Two miles beyond
where they got off, the oatcher struok a oow
and flung it off. ..Had they been there. "of
course they would have been killed. It is In
contemplation to change the name of the pilot
irom cow-oaioucr to 1001-oaioner u this
thing goes on..., -y
The drowning glory oif a Wealthy wo
man is a large' family, and her Creator has
given overwhelming proof, b innumerable in
stances nndor the observation of every one of
ns, that when faithfully oarrytng out the great
end of her existenoe, she it adding to her
length of years and the happlnessi of her old
age.' There is not a shadow of doubt that hv
far the greater portion of healthy and digni
fied old women have borne large familes of
)C9The plain old mansion at Baton Rouire.
Louisiana, long the residence of Oen. Taylor,
was recently torn down. It was an old house.
When the Eortof Baton Rouge was taken by
the Spaniards under Son Bernardo do Qalvei.
in 1779, it was the residence of Col. Dixon,
the English Commander. It was subsequently
occupied by the Spanishcommander, and more
recently by the family, .of the .hero of Buena
Vista. ' -''- .
SS-Mt. Samuel Hawkins, living in ML
Crawford, Virginia, shot an enormous ball-
snake a fortnight ago, about a mile from Mt.
urawrord, on what is known as Cedar Ridge.
The snake was eleven feet in length, and its
body was over a foot in circumference. It
was In pursuit of a young brother of Mr. Haw
kins, making a kind of bellowing noise peculiar
to this serpent, when it' as shot 'Its teeth
were an noh in length.
gr Captain Joe Napier bravelv rescued
three men from a wreok, near St. Joseph, Lake
.i,Chh&'w V.8yASB' H h;i
with him, but the lake waa tough, and they' U
tnreaceneri mutiny ao , determined to turn
back, '-; It was only by dslng harsh means with
them, and deolaring in emphatio language hi
determination to "save or die," that Captain
Napier foroed the boatmen to push forward
through the roaring waves. , , '
fi$Sk trotting race for $5,000 has been
arranged between "Peerless," owned by Col.
Adams, of Clay Connty, and "Flying Cloud,"
owned by Col. Williams, of Randolph County,
Mo. Mile boats, three best in five, on the
Creole Course, Louisiana, on the 1st day of
February. Both these horses are at tha fair.
A forfeit of $2,(00 was put up last evening on
St. Louis, Rep., 27th.
SPovert v is only misfortune when wishes'
keep the purse strings. Poverty is the normal
condition of man; neither banks, stooks; div
idends, houses nor rents, were dreamed of in
JSden. Adam was happy, and nrobeblv never
saw a cheok-book in his life.
ffijfQieat , preparation Is beine made in
Germany for the celebration of the 100th An
niversary of the Birthday of Sohiller, which
falls en the 10th. of November next. ' Almost
every town and city is preparing its festival, K
fiSTa Belly' grand coheme in Nicaragua!
has completely ' collaiised. The fussy little
Freaohman baa, left for home in disgust,
purtued by the bitter canes of manv of his
canal work mot), ,who 'Wanted 1 their pay but
couldn't get IV. ;( ' ' , r
aPersons in o, crowd, savs Prentlcff.
should keep their elbows out) of each other's
stoniache; yet a niau's stomach is oftener in
ured by tne motion ot n.nt otvu elbows than
by those of his neighbors. t
toriy-ivef 'itaver Were laotlied i In
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mvBuoaa, ., test ounuay,
Shocking Death Man Killed by a
A few evenings slnoe one of these shooking af
falrs,whioh we often see recorded in the papers
goring by a bull occurred on Goodman-street,
in the town of Brighton, adjoining the east line
of the oity. Burkhardt Shaffer, a German 67
years of age, in the emp'ny of John Culver,
was killed by a bull owned by his employer.
The animal had been exhibited at the County
Fair, and was driven or led home by Shaffer,
between six and seven o'olook, by order of the
son of Mr. Culver, who followed home in a
short time, and repaired to the barn to see that
his directions were carried out. . He found the
bull in a field near the barn, drawing his
baiter, and the door of the bam open, which at
onoe leu nun 10 suepeot mat tnero was some
thing wrong. . . . , .
Mr. C. wont to the bull and found him
dooile, but was shooked to disoover that his
bead and horns were besmeared with blood.
Seeing a hoard fence near the barn broken
down, he led the ball that way, and there saw
the body of Mr.- Sohaffor Ivlni motionloss.
He secured the bull, and ran to the relief of
the old man, hoping to find him alive. Bat In
this he was disappointed. It was dear that
life was extinct. He called bit father and oth
ers, and ran for a surgeon. Dr. Miller -went
out, bat his services were of no avail with the
dead. It -was thought that the infuriated
animal hnd nttaoked Mr. Sohaffer and driven
him forolbly through the .fence, by which he
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na lueiHiutijr ibiueu.
As there was no one nresent when the
tragedy took piaoe, we oan only conjeoture
now u occurred, ine nun may nave been
irritated by his driver, or he may have been
seined with one of those paroxysms of rage to
whioh somo animals are subject, and turned
npon his keoper. The wounds upon the head
and baok were sufficient to produoe death, and
that they were inflicted by the bull there can
be no doubt. .
Coroner Quia held an inquest, and the Jury
found In aooordance with the faots above
stated. Deceased had resided in the vicinity
where he was killed for thirty years, and
reared to adult age a family of children,
Rochester Union.
M98R. Editors:' In reading your editorial
in this morning's paper on tho subject of "in
creased facilities for Young Men's Mercantilo
Library Association and a new Merchants'
Exchange," while' agreeing fully with you
as to the nece9sitv of action in the matter. 1
think that you overlook in your mention of
a new location tor me txctiange one most
important requirement of such an institution.
I allude to the groat advantage of having a
building that will not .only serve the every
day purposes of " 'Change," but will also pre
sent the facilities of a large, and well-adapted
room for publio meetings and assemblies.
Tho present Merchants' Exchanee is totally
unfitted for this purpose, both on acoountof
its location, oeing up-stn trs. and still more, in
.consequence of its wretoheeT proportions for
souna. as, mirg church, proposed by- you,
is well situated, but altogether too small for
the required purpose. . . -.. : ', a i
' The place I should propoBO would be Smith
k Nixon's Hall, and the buildings belonging
thereto. The location is the beat in the oity,
and is so near the Mercantile Library rooms
that, should it be considered desirable, a con
taction between might readily be made. Of
ample size, too, for any purpose, with admi
rable accoustio properties, on the ground
flooryfas every public hall should bej) it has
every1 advantage that could be required, and
would want but little, if nov, cost of altera
tion before use. At the same time, being
iwbuiu. unj or seveniy-uve iset ooox rroni
the street, it is entirety retired from noise,
wane tne same cause would make tne price
much, lower than it otherwise would com
mand. ' Being in no way interested in the
property, nor having even named tho matter
to the parties owning it, f do not of oourso
knpw how Ipw it could be purchased, but feel
sure mat me price wquia oo mucn lower then
that of tho place named by you, though in
sizo and adaptation to the purpose' sp" greatly
Think -of.it. gentlemen, and give us your
mens in regard w mo suggestion.
CINCINNATI, October 4, 1859.
The Modest Martyr from Michigan.
- In this doy of dearth' of great men, we re
joice to chronicle tho arrival in our Queen
City of tho illustrious orator, philosopher and
satarlst of the age J. N. Free. Bolts and
bars have been ineffectual to confine his
mind, while his body was in prison. This
self-sacrifice has been either unobserved by
tho daily journalists of the Buckeye State, in
which he was raised, or they have from
jealousy studiously refrained to do justice to
his electric powers, which, in an eye-wink,
con control at his .will the man of muscle, or
cope in argauiont with the most subtle phi
losopher. He lectures, and listening crowds
acknowledge his modesty and merit. It ia
the' brilliant contrast of appearance and
reality, that the serene brow of this man of
tne . peoples-one of us is radient with
thought, yet no look or expression of his
calm features would indicate that he was, as
he is, the wonder of the world, the bright,
particular star of the Western hemisphere,
the cynosure of all eyes, now that Kmperor
Napoleon has subsided' from his sensation
olovation. J. N., never renounces.
t7SeH?(fiogTwon thlrtf-nine. rweej twenty,
- ftr them at foiir.rr,r hiwia nlno .f ti,i.
"Boston" a "Glihcob." The following
is a summary of the performances of these
famous horses and their get:
mile heats, and one at two-mile heats. He
lost but five races, as follows: three at four
mile heats, one at two-mile heats, and one at
mile heats. Ninety-five horses of the get of
"Boston" won two hundred and seventy-six
races, sixty-one of them at three-mile heats,
and twenty-six at four-mile heats.
"flloneoe" started in nine races, and was
seven times a winner." He was beaten but
by two horses, viz: "Plenipotentiary" and
"Shillelah." The latter he subsequently de
feated, and he also did nearly all the best
horses of his day Of :the get of "Glencoe,"
one hundred and seventy-three horses won
five hundred and fifty-five races, eighty-five
of them at three-mile heats, and fifty -one at
four-mile heats. . r .
&To exhibit the progress in the site 'of
Ocean steamships, the following statement is
made. ' In 1826 the-largest steamship that had
been built, was 122 feet keel and 27 feet beam.
In 1835 the largest wasT8 2 feet long with 28
beam. In 1338 the Qrtat Wetter was built,
238 feet long and 35 beam. In 1844 the Or so I
BriUiin was lsunohed, 321 feet on. deck, with
61 feet beam. In 1853 the JTMalayti was put
afloat and measured 870 feet and 43 feet deep.
In 1850 the Acirialic- was built, 854 feet long
and 60 in breadth. In 1859 the Great Bittern
waa launched, beiug 880 feet long . "and 83 feet,
in beam. ' ' ""
Thus, the oooan-golug steamer of 1859 is
nearly six time, the .length , of -that of 1825,
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nuuv iuo uiueruucv ocweeu mo (tannage- ir
(till more io favor of the latter. The entire
freight of tbo-fjretrt Ecu tern, with ooal and
oarj?i, is 30,000 tuns, which is greater by
18,00$ tuns than jthat of anj yensoi now afloat.
pfc" President Mora, It is eaid, remains in
?iT York to await news from home, ',
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Ireland as it Was and It Is.
The Rev. Thomas Edgar, one of the Irish
deputation, dolivored a lecture in New York
city, Thursday night last, on "Ireland as it
Is," and feeling that a brief report would in
terest a large class of our readers, we insert
tho following from the Tribune:
He commenced by a repetition of the oft
repeated faot that the population of Ireland
has considerably decrcasod. He described
tho cruelties practiced by the authorities
npon the poor peasantry, when their houses
were pulled down over their heads, and they
were sent forth relentlessly into the street.
The retribution csrae in the shooting of
magistrates, which was done by wholesale.
This became so much of a habit that several
murders were committed by men in ordor to
swear the murder upon another, and got tho
1,000 reward whioh was offered for the con
viction of those who attempted to murder
magistrates. Tho famine had Its uses. It
sent forth it multitude of stroDg hands to
this country, which in seven years sent back
$37,600,000 to bring over their relatives.
Ireland, relieved by the famine, rose to re
markable prosperity. In 1848 and 1849 one
third of all the population of Ireland were
in the work-houses. Nowthero were but fifty
six thousand. In 1830, one hundred and
forty-five men were hanged in Ireland; in
1854 thore were but four men hanged.
There were three times as many Englishmen
aaogeo. to me minion now as irishmen. Ag
riculture has received an enormous impetus.
Millions of acres had been reolaimed. In is 7
the cattle of Ireland were valued at $60,000,000
umro umu moy wore toree years before. In
1857, Irish capital had increased $19,000,000
over what it was in 1854. In 1857, there was
1,020 miles of railway. In 1839 there were
9,500,000 of letters; two years ago there
were 41.000,000. In 1800, Ireland hnd 24
newspapers; in 1849, 140. In 1840 there was
In 74 towns not a sinsle bookseller. Th p..
Mr. Bdgar spoke of the beneficial working of
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jauouuiuurou nsiaies Act. t naer this aot
one-twelfth of the surface of Ireland was sold
in three years. The men who formerly burned
the barns of others now had barns of their
own. One man was paying $500,000 a year
In wages 'to persons employed on his estate.
But while there had been a great average in
crease of consumption of luxuries in Ireland,
the consumption of spirits had considerably
decreased. The moral oondition of the country
was also vastly Improved. . ..
The Rev. Mr. Edgar concluded by an appeal
to the benevolence of the people of New York.
He has a peculiarly Irieh figure and expression,
and a very thick and rich brogue, tells a groat
many good old Irish stories, such as that of the
pig, who was in reality going to Cork, but
who thought he was going to Ballinssloe, and
said, with muoh gesture, that Old King Cole
as a Jolly old soul. He stated also that a
woman could make an attorney, and not only
could she make an attorney, but she could
make a man, and she oould make a man of a
man who was no man at all. Jt was with dif
ficulty that out reporter oould understand the
reverend gentleman,"ao peouliar and indistinot
was his pronunciation. Moat of the audience
appeared to be much pleased.
History of San Juan.
, A eorrtspondent of the Viotoria Qatettt ttivei
the following notes in regard to the population
of San Juan Island:
Somewhere in Deoember. 1853. nr t1m
Dart of 1854 about thA tim-f th. ma.n..
of tbe Legislature of Washington Territory,
whioh, in apportioning Couuty boundaries, dos
oribes Snn Juan and other islands of the
Arohipalago as part and parcel of the Connty
of Whatcom the Hudson Bay Company sent
uuuor, y-.r iwamer Denver a nook or (beep,
some 1,300 in number, in oharge of Mr. C. J.
Griffin, then a clerk and now a ohief trader in
the Hudson Bay Company's service, who has
sines resided upon the Island in oharge of the
Company's property. For three proceeding
years, dtrrrog-the proper season.- salmon fl.h.
eries, for whioh this locality offers superior in-
auooments, naa been pursued by employe of
m uuuijbuj, wno returnee, io tne fort at Vie-
lonaeosoou n eaon season ended: and no
permanent oconpatlon of the island was ef
fected until the landisg of the sheep at the
time abovo mentioned, qr nearly sevon years
after the ratification of tbe treaty. Up to the
present time no JSoglish subject has become a
settler noon the island, except the representa
tive of the oompany, alluded to in the fore
going, nor do the oolinitatioa lews which bear
upon the northrwett ooest possessions of her
majesty, recognise me existence of either pos
sessory or right of olaim to property in this
Island, or fealty in any inhabitants who at a
subsequent period might erect bouses there
upon. '-:'
Superiority of soil or pasturage facilities
were the considerations induoing tho transpor
tation hither of Hudson Bay Company stock,
as theirlnfluence over thelndiansobviated those
difficulties whioh less fortqnate Individuals had
to overoome or submissively bear in the on
slaught of savage marauders. It is hardly
reasonable to suppose that had the oompany no
doubt as to the Crown's rights in the island, so
muoh superior and more eligible soil, where
white oak, cedar, fir and pine abound, and
where broad acres of unobstructed grass cov
ered plain Invitingly promise abundant and
almost spontaneous crops, would dave been
negleoted, and a comparative Bden turned into
sheep pasture, at a time when such strenuous
efforts were, or are at least supposed to have
been made to populate tbe neighboring north
ern Indians.
RiuABiABLt, We learn from a gentleman,
well acquainted with tho facts, that some time
In March last an old gentleman, residing fur
many years in Davie, was sitting in his house,
few feet from an open window, when a dove
flew in and alighted en his shoulder. He kept
his seat, but oalledhis daughter, who was In an
adjoining room, to come quickly. She oamo
in, and, pointing to the bird, he told her to
take It off and put it in a cage, and take care
of It as long as it lived. She gently lifted the
bird off and caged it as direoted, hor father re
marking to her at the same time, "My race is
nearly over; I shall die in two weeks." He
was then in ordinary health; bat, strange to
Say, he died that day two weeks. The bird Is
yet in its cage, and in the possession of the
family, who regard it wiih feolings of peculiar
Salisbury (N. C.) Watchman.
MANURS.-rTho sweeping of a blacksmith's
shop, where char ooal is used and horses a bod,
are excellent-for manure.. Everything of a
horny or booy su butanes is of great val uo. So
woolen rags, old boots and shoes, hair, wool?
feathers, all should be carefully saved, and put
into the compost heap. 1 .- " .
Dirt under boildines. "narticutariv under
barns and slabies, is often worth more per load
than the droppings and straw In the a table or
manure pile. ..Take up the floors and dig it
out. .. - . ,.
An article before ns savs: "Ahnut t1i
field of wheat we erer saw belonged to a oomb
maker, who had used the horn shaviogs for
manure. One of the most effective manures :
we erer used was the refuse from a wonlen
taotory. .,: ,v . ,-
Haman hair varies from tha 9AAiri tn-
OOOth part of an fnch, In thickness. Tho' fibre
the cWsest wool is about the 800th part of
ma woo ia uiuuieier. BiiKWorm S slltt Is about
tne a.Dvutn part of an inoh thick; but th
r.1 ,1..'. Mn. fm. . 1 .
sline Usix times finer, and a single
of this delicate but strong' substance
le infiloitrAt to sncompssi the teW'-;i(rth.
e''J "t Ji':
About Meerschaum Pipes.
The Philadelphia North Amerienn lays :
As you smoke tobacco it distils in essential
oil acrid and offensive to a degree. Upon the
inside of a poroelain or common day pipe, the
oil crystalsses and the pipe soon becomes pun
gent. The meerschaum, on the contrary, is
highly porous and absorbs the ell of tobacco,
though in a manner that we oannot explain.
The new pipe at first becomes straw-eolorsd on
the outside, a shade which deepens nntil it be
comes as black as ebony. Tbe nure oil of to
bacooit absorbs, and consequently the blacker
It becomes, the more exquisitely does the to
baooo taste. After tbe pipe. is onos saturated
with the oil, it absorb no more, and the pipe
is always " sweet," and never acquires the rank
and offensive odor peouliar to other pipes.
'This is the solo merit of the meerschaum
that it is perfectly neat and nearly inodorous.
What we eannot account for is this : Though
the pipe is perfectly white when new, and
must, of course, be first eolored on tbe inside,
yet, though it becomes colored externally till
of a jetty blackness, you will find on breaking
it, that the inside is perfectly white. Another
peculiarity of the meoraohaum is, that when
heated, you may perforate it with a pin, and
that when cold the mark made by tbe pin is
no longer visible.
As some of our readers may be interested in
meerschaum smoking, a few directions as to the
mode of smoking the pipe may not be anils s.
Imprimis, then, if a smoker pulls away at his
newly purchased twenty dollar meerschaum as
be would at a common day ono, the odds are
i oar. ne win oaicine tne inside of the bowl, and
thus prevent It from coloting ever afterwards.
In this case, the stem, if it bo also moerschanm,
will become black as jet, while the bowl will
he a dirty yellow,
It must at first be smoked carefully and
slowly, not being permitted to become too hoi
to be held in the hand; while the exulting pos
sessor of the article will remember that, when
heated, the least touch will scratch its surface.
The best plan is to take It to a glovers and
have a piece of bupkskln sewed olosely around
the bowl unUl the coloring process is accom
plished. " ' '
With these precautions- the genuine meer
schaum is eolored in about a year'i time to the
desired blackness.' Tbaprooess, however, may
be faoilltatod and this we give as a piece of
our own private informstion-by saturating a
piece of sponge in perfumed sweet oil, Insert
ing it in the bottom of the bowl of the pipe,
just reaohing above the bore, and placing a
button mould over it to separate the tobacco
and proteot the sponge from burning. The oil
assists the process of absorption and curries
with it the oil of tobacco through the pores.
If otto of roses be used with the sweet oil, it
will Impregnate the pipe with an enduring
perfume that will render it especially delight
ful to the smoker, however abhorrent it
may he to those who eschew smoking and
The same paper tells of a "splendid article
is tbe way of a meerschaum whioh is In the
possession of Dr. Morris J. Aseh, of Jefferson
Medical College. It formerly belonged to tho
King of Prussia, and was colored in a most ef
fectual manner. Its royal owner earned it to
be smoked by a whole regiment of soldiers un
til it was as black as sntbrooite, one men pass
ing It to his oomrade as soon as he-bad en
joy el it sufficiently himself. "
' ' ' 1
Talent and Genius.
' The "Professor" at the last Breakfest-Table
discourses of these 'two gifts as follows'
The world is always ready to receive talent
with open arms. Very often itdoes not know
what to do with genius. . Talent is a docile
creature. It bows its head meekly, while the
world slips the collar over it. It backs into
the shafts like a lamb. It draws its load
cheerfully, and is patient of the bit and ol
the whip, . But genius is always impationtof
its harness;, its wild blood makes it hard to
train, i h..e,: , t. ::., it , :t.
Talent seems, at first, in onn sptiba. Viiulmr
than genius namely, that it is more uni
formly and absolutely submitted to tho will.
and therefore more distinctly human in its
character.. Genius, on the other hand, is
much more like those instincts which govern
the admirable movements of the lower, crea
tures, and thereforo seoms to have something
of the lower, or animal oreaUtro. A gooso
flies by a chart which the Royal Geograph
ical Society could not mend. ; A poet, like tho
goose, sails without visiblo land-marks to
unexplored regions of truth, when philoso
phy has yot to lay down on its' atlas. Tho
philosopher gets tract 1y observation; the
poet trusts to his'lnner sense, nnd makes tho
straighter and swiftor line. y(
And yet, to look at it in another light, i.i
not even the lowest instinct more truly di
vine than any voluntary human act done bv
the suggestion of reason? 'What- is a bee'
hrchitooture but an ntdbstrncted . divine
thought? What is a builder's approximative
rule but on obstructed divine thought of tho
Creator, a mutilated and imported dopy ol'
some absolute rule Divino Wisdom has estab
lished, transmitted' through a human soul on
an image through clouded glass? '
Talent is a very common family trail;
genius belongs rather to individuals; just ns
you find a giant or a dwarf in a family, but.
rarely, a whole brood of either. Talent i
often to be envied, and genius .very com
monly to bo pitied. It stands . twico tho
chance of the other of dying in a hospital,
in jail, in debt, in bad repute. It is a per
petual insult to mediocrity; its every word is
a trespass against somebody's vested ideas
blasphemy against somebody's. Q'm, or in
tangible private truth. ... j-
1".; W we corisfcieiniously believe that the'
'man Is flow living- whrf- will 'demonstrate to
world that our jretion is Uoe-
SBI.T.1NO A Wrps. The disgraceful exhibition
of selling a wifo took place lately at Dudley,
England. Hundreds of people were, congre
gated ia Hall street, the scene where the shock
ing speotaole was to be seen. A man whose
name is I'onsotte, and who has been living
with his wife at a place oalled Dixon's Greet
for the lost three weeks, caused a rumor to
spread that ha should sell his wife os a certain,
night, as he had found her to be neither " worse
nor better" as tho parson said. Accordingly,
on Tuesday night, for the second time he took
bis wife, with a halter round her neck, through
the turn-pike gate at Dixon's Green, compelling
the toll-keeper to take toll, and led her about
three-quarters of a mile down to Hall-street,
Dudley, opposite' the brewery,' where, amid
vast .number of 'people, tbe disgraceful sigh'
of offering her for sale was to be seen.' The,
first bid was ld., and ultimately reached CJ.
lier husband, in bis' ignorance, thinks tbi?
repeated three times she has actually no el aim
npon him. He was seen in the s tree Is, on,
Wednesday, and , was" followed" to his grout
aggravation, for a considerable' distance, "by
people hooting "who sold his wife." a v'
Tag Predictions or a Bcmtosus. The
Buffalo Republic indulges In the following:
We predict that ia. leas, than ten yecri a
steamboat will be constructed to run on our
lakes which will, be longer than the Ortnt
Eastern, ayd capable o? carrying three thou
sand ' passengers and three thousand funs' 1
freight, end . tht she w;ll make over thirty
mites an hour, end be capable of running In
winter as well as in BUtrimoJ, ,.tt our predic
tion should be Verified,' this city will com
inaudftji.o.sjtiojicommcrc.inlljr' speaking, fn
importance second only in, the Uuitrd States.'
The proposition is a "tOons'trous and stnrtlintf
J.L .!...: . ... . . , v n
AdrerHsemearta aot exceeding tve lines (AsaU. )
"'w'"" " " -if" U
One month , IIMI r, - 3 M
tarter advertisements Inserted at the following
rates. Cor square o( ten, Unas or least
One Insertion.. . ,-n, -,, -! ,ii.i,in, f 60
Caeb additional Insertion ,.,,, , 24
On week . 1 79
Two " -TMr-7l7Ti
Three " -- a
One month , 1-,,.,,..,,. 6 0
l ""Ttot, ireslrea
Agent fev'aiaii
89 Pearl-street, :
1 Have now In atorea large and select itook of ST A.
PtK and FANOT DttY GOODS, which, for extent
and variety, is unsurpassed, vte ; ( , ,; . ; .
A large and general stock of Domestic
Woolen and Cotton Goods. '" ' ''
A splendid line of very rich Drers Goods ,
in Silks, Delaines, Merluoee, and other
fabrics of newest styles. , -
Cloths, Casslmeres
large assortment.
and Vest ngs, la
A complete stock of White Goofs, Era.
broideries and Linen Goods, of cur
own Importation. , . t
A very extensive stock of Faiiry and
Virlety Goods, Shawls, Hosiery,
Cloves, &c,
sw We shall be In dally receipt of all nrw and de
sirable Goods during tbe season, and dislre to be
placed In competition with any house, East er Weit,
by aneiamlnatlon of ourstook. , -eeplSnm
'". i r ft BUB AT-r , ' fV
Commencing October 5, '59.
To the above bonventlon will bo sold by the
- ,-Ann- , , ,.. .,
Tickets ratTle procured at No. i Burnet Bouse,
comer of Third and Vine-etreeta; Walnut-street
House; south-east corner of Front and Iiroatlay.
and at ilie Little Miami Depot, East Piont-tiroet.
stpMtt P. W. STAllKlt, Gen. Ticket Agent.
of various Umls of CohIs sold in this market.
Office No. li(3 Bust 'f hlrd-street. Ordors si.lii iied ami
promptly attended to. W. At. HU1)BLL, aeo'y.
VflKEFRKDli COAL. The very best In the mar
kot fur coat cooking-stoves, now n-culvinR fresh from
the mines, aud for sate at Uo, lus-Third-street.
f OCOHIOOHANT OOAL In Yard and for sals at
No.luaiBatTblrd.atieot. ,
. CANNEL COALPrlme. article, a,ndbnrnsv.ith
out snaprlng, iu Yard aud for sale nt UO last Third
street. -( o ' l I
H AHTFORS OITT COAL, fresh from the minei.
for ealeat Wo. inn Thlrd-atreet. - eel-c
Commercial School
SevMthatrnt, between Walnntaad Vine, (in
cinnati, Ohio. Uvenlug Class commencing Slon-lay,
Ah iimt. Book-keopiiiK taught its aiiplied to every
doparf ment of trade. Buslnessand Ornamental I'm
ma null I p. Call and examine erHioiuiens. sppitanit
Biro, hsa been endowed from her birth with a
supernatural (lift of such nnastonishina; degree, that
she convinces the most skeptical ef hor wonderful
She gives Information of absent' friends, whether
living or dead, together with the past, present and
future events of life; also of lost money or property.
Identifying the person or persons coucernsd, wfth so
much certainty as scarcely to leave a doubt of their
guilt. - - ..- .- .-
She also prescribes for (Ilsoases, Irlllna their causea
and location, with So rrntoh satisfaction as to merit
find recelvo tho confidence of all who hare ronnultod
hor, and many difficult complaints, have been com-
Sii-ieiy oainsnea oy ner wonaemii ministrations,
tie can also see and point out tho medicine to cum
the most obstinate diseases even thoso thai have for
years baflled our best pUylclmm.anil ran direct salves
and liniineutsto he made and used that will cure old
(ores. fever-eoree, aiieers, sprains, weakness in tlis
back ana limbs, and other complaints of long stand
ing, and has performed astonishing enres npon thosn
win. had long since lost their sight and hearing,
or nearly an, by diaoese, Jn short, llirouih the ai
sistaac of eorae superior power, she Is emlowed
with tbe healing art,
- She will also point ont to ladies and gentlemen
their former, present and future partners, telling
exactly those that wo dead and living, their treat
ment, disposition and cniirarter ia life, and when re
quired will go into nn unconscious state and travel
to any part of tho world, hunt up abaent friends,
whether riVnl or living, and throngh her, they will
tell lUe inquiring friend their situation and where
abnuta, with all the events ot'llfosinou they last met.
She lso wlilie-t rings on ladles' and gentemen'a
flng"in with gieat eacofsa. .....,.
Luwyors, lioctora, .Uinlatera, and many other
scioutiflo men have consulted ber upon matters of
high importance, and given evidence of their entire
satisfaction. 'i
She may be consulted at hex rooms, at Do. 40'J
iist Nlxth-street, betweon Mound and Cutter, from
the hours of eiaht o'olock A.M., to nine o'clock P. II.
: IlprrMltionce lsconlitiua.lv thronged with visitors
who gu away perfectly aatiHfledrwith her wonderful
powers. She intends locating permanently iu Cin
cinnati, ' .. .. , ", j r
, i'najof Ccnsultatioa 1100. n, . .',, .U ....oclew
at last mat what the Ladles have leng needed
and looked for In vain, the tterine Kllalr.
The I'terine Elixir la warranted to cure all dis
eases of a Uterine Katun Inflammation of th
Womb, the Rhinys, the ovaries, and the ni-ethra,
Prolnpsna or Falling of theWomb, rainful Henstra
ativa, Uhtorosia, Ameaorrhea; in faot, a perfect cure
is guarrunteed by the use of from two to five bnt ties
of the Elixir, if any disease whatever of the Gener
ative and Urinary Organs, of male nr female, no
matter of how long standing. Price el per -Bottle.
aliidame KLLIacalla particular attention to tha
following Card or one of the most prominent Drug,
gists of Oinolnnatl. -, ;'. a: : ,. ; ;.i
"To ths romroaHn tub Ladim PAairbTua.
We, the nnderalgned. are not is the habit of giving
our nam to Patent MedJclnea;,butknowitig well thai
l.it.iv rhveictiin. and tha medlf-hiit r.Hil.rt ths t7ir!n
w ohearfully recomnwnd It to all female!
suik-ring nom senuue Disease 01 any Blml; it is
furaiy vegetable, and In no case can do Injury: w
ay to all trr, and nur word for it, yon will rlud re
liot ., ... '-,:t r. 1). HILL, Druggist,
son37 "Corner of Fifth aud Eate-atreete."
, -. ... ,;, .-AL80-.1
In the Breear, OaoETaide or Limbs: Coughs. Vvilds,
LATINO BALSAM oures, without fall, palna
Hoaiaanes. '.
i, liitnonltv of BrMhtng, Headasbe, Flat.
SiT,,' ff,"'K!,,.vH!,'.,"0 nemaiinr .Billions
Cbollc, Orsn.pOliollc, Griping Pains ol the Bowels,
Dullness Stu por, Inactivity, Lots of Appetite, and
tilency, Beartburn,
in ratnini raenitrnatiea it Is a certain enr. and
R'Tl?i,lni,med',e.rellef- In "f ns u" diseases
it will giverellef in twenty minutes, and a pemia
nent etirei br lb nueof tw bottle,' Only 0 cut
per .liottle-o ahip Uint vi y person can gtlt Ir ,
fit her of ths above medicine to be badpf F. D.
HILL, Dmilt, corner of Usee and Ftfih-atr-et:
aud ADWAttD WtJAJiLAN A UO.V Drngulsta N. K.
comor of tf:Ju a,,ri i,.inrflklr..t., nr nt Hkmn.M
CO., M'anulacturen. Mo. H aat faurih-atnt.
CleelBiiativQ, iiui 1 tit,. J . S.tki -.ilsepw-ay
has liMtrmlnd, from Boston, an olr new
assortment of Coal Oil Lamps and Improved, Burners,
predentin. th smoke. s fuuch HT.d m
oonrauass; Also, th best arllcloluf ttorojug Oil
ovar eflered in (bis marlut, free frusismokaar smell.
1 , ' C. A SlUtTIf,
I Col leg tMldlug,
i ourta a a inn,

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