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T GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 13, 1854. WHOLE NUMBER 157. VOLUME IV. THIj GmANB RIVER MES. THE GRAND 1UVE11 TIMKS IS PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING, BY J. W. HAJINS Si Co. Officcoverll. GrijjirCs Store, Washington Street. CKT3" TERMS. Payment In Advnnce. Taken at the office, or forwarded by mail, - $1,00 -Delivered by the carrier In the village, l,.r0 ' One shilling in addition to the above will be 'charged for every three months that payment is delayed. No paper discontinued until all arrearages are Jpaid, except at the discretion of tho publishers. Term of Advertising. One square (12 lines or less), first insertion fifty cents, twenty-five cents for each subsequent inser tion. Legal advertisements at tho rates prescrib ed by law. Yearly or monthly advertisements as iouows : 1 square 1 month, $1.00 I 44 3 " 2,00 1 " 0 " 3,00 1 square 1 1 column 1 1-2 ' 1 year, $5,00 30,00 20,00 Advertisements unaccompanied with written or verbal directions, will be published until ordered out, and charged for. .When a postponement is added to an advertisement, the wholo will be charged the same as for the first insertion. EE?" Letters relating to business, to receive at tention, must be addressed to tho publishers pout paid. BUSINESS WILLIAM HATHAWAY, Jr., Judge of Tro bato for Ottawa Co. 1. O. address, Crockery, Ottawa Co., Mich. GILBERT G. DURFEE, Under Sheriff and acting Sheriff of Ottawa County, Mich., also Constablo in and for the township of Ottawa in . said County. Ofiico opposite the Washington House, up stairs, Grand Haven, Mich. IIOYT G. rOST, Clerk of Ottawa Co. Office over II. Griffin's store, opposite tho Washington House. GEORGE PARKS, Treasurer of Ottawa Co., and Justice of the Fcacc. Office third door be low the Washington House, up stairs. WILLIAM N. ANGEL, Register of Deed, and Notary Public for Ottawa Co. Office over H. Griffin s store, Washington. street, opposite tho Washington Houso. R. W. D UN CAN, Attorney at Law, Prosecuting Attorney, and Circuit Court Commissioner for Ottawa Co. Office third door below tho Wash ton House, up stairs. M. B. HOPKINS, Attorney and Counsellor at Law and Solicitor in Chancery. Office first door west of II. Griffin's storo R. J. COLLINS, Physician and Surgeon, Mill Point, Ottawa Co., Mich. Rooms at L. M. S. Smith's Drug Store. A. W. SQ TJIER, Physician and Surgeon, Steels' Landing, Ottawa Co., Mich. STEPHEN MONROE, Physician and Sur geon. Office over J. T. Davis' Tailor Shop. Washington street. GILBERT CO., Manufacturers and Dealers in Lumber, Shingles. Staves, Wood and Timber. Grand Haven, Feb. 23, 1851. JOHN T. DAVIS, Merchant Tailor. Shop on Washington street, second door tfestof H. Grif fin's store. FERRY SONS, Dealers in Dry Goods, Gro ceries, Provisions, Hardware, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Crockery and Medicines ; and man ufacturers and dealers in all kinds of lumber. Water Ftrect. Wm. M. Ffrry Jr., ) Tuos. W. Ferry. J Wm. M. Ferry. L. M. S. SMITH, Dealer in Drugs, Medicines, Paints, Oils and Dye Stuffs, Dry Goods, Groce ries and Provisions, Crockery, Hardware, Rooks. Stationcty, &e. At tho Post office, corner of Park and Barber streets, Mill Point, Mich. HOPKINS BROTHERS, Storage, Forward ing and Commission Merchants ; general dealers in all kinds of Dry Goods, Groceries, Grain and Provisions ; manufacturers and dealers whole Falo nnd retail in all kinds of lumber. Mill Point, Mich. C. DA VIS ? CO.. Dealers in Dry Goods, Groce ries, Provisions, Hardware, Crockery, Boots and Shoes, &c. Muskegon, Mich. WASHINGTON HOUSE, By Henry Pennoy er. Tho proprietor has the past spring newly fitted and partly re-furnished this House, and feels confident visitors will find tho House to compare favorably with the best in the State. WILLIAM TELL HOTEL, By Herman Jo achim. This House is pleasantly situated with excellent rooms well furnished, and the table abundantly supplied with the luxuries and sub stantial of life. HORACE MERRILL, Boot and Shoemaker. Boots and Shoes neatly repaired, and all orders promptly attended to. Shop one door below the Washington House. J. MULDER, Clock and Watch Maker, Mill Toint, Mich., is prepared to do all kinds of work in tho best manner and on the most reasonable terms. HENRY GRIFFIN, Justice of tho Peace and Notary Tublic for Ottawa County, has resumed his former Land Agency business, and will at tend nromntlv to tho navmcnt of non-resident's taxes ; will negotiate for tho purchase or sale of both pine nnd farming lands, uccus, nonus or mortgages, &c, executed at reasonable rates and with despatch. Ofiico opposite tho Wash ington House, Grand Haven. CROSVENOR REED, Attorney and Counsel lor ai j,aw. All business Intrusted to me will no promptly and satisfactorily attended to. Rcsi Uencc, Charleston Landing, Ottawa Co. Mich. Jt. M. MITCHELL CO., Forwarding and Commission Mcrehnnt Vim Prnnf Tlrlflr Vnrr. house, Nos. VJ2 and 191 South Water Street,. Chicago, 111. Goods received and forwarded to Grand Haven with dispatch, nnd at the lowest nguiu. wu wuvanccs mauo on consignments WM. PUEUSSER, Watch-Maker nnd Jeweler, below the Catholic Church, Grand Rapids, Mich. Particular attention paid to repairing fine A.B. BID WELL $ SON, Confectionery nnd Bakery, Grand Rapids, Mich. C. B. Albce agent lor urand liaven ana vicinity. DR. S. Sawyer's Fluid Extract of bark, a curcfor the Fever & Ague, at Ferry & Sons. W ISTAR'8 Balsam of Wild Cherry for diseases oi tnc lungs nt l err y & Sons. f IANK Books pan bo had nt tho Drug and Va- nciy store, Mill Point. L. M. S. Smith. GOLD PEN MANUFACTORY. C. Plquctte, of Detroit, Manufaeturer of Su perior Gold Pen, UNSURPASSED IN QUALITY AND FINK FINISH. POINTS, twenty different kinds made, some as low as $1,50 for Pen and Sivcr Holder. Damaged Pens repointcd. Medium 50 cents. Engrossing 75 cents. ' Damaged pens sent by mail, enclosing the amount for repairs in Tost Offlce.Stamps, will be promptly attended. Detroit, Jannary, 1853. D YE WOODS AND DYE STUFFS. Camwood, Fustic. Losrwood. Redwood. Madder, Aunatto Ext. Logwood, Alum, Copperas. Sal Soda, Carbon, ato Soda, Cream Tartar, Tartaric Acid, &c, &c, At the Mill Point Drug Store. L. M. S. Smith. SYRINGES Metal, Glass and India Rubber In jeetion Syringes, Glass Ear Syringes and Glass F's and P's at tho Mill Point Drugstore. Nov. 20. 72J L. M.S. Smith. WANTED. To contract with some rcsponsl blc person to get in five millions of feet of Saw Logs, from our land, at the head of the Bay ou. Wo have two miles of good Rail Road, run ning into tho heart of the timber, with two cars up on it, and every thing In a good state of repair to do business. House and furniture, barn, five yoke of oxen, one span of horses and all tho supplies necessary will be furnished if required, to an ener getic go-ahead man Wc will give a good con tract. 5tf.J Hopkins & Brothers. Mill Toint, August 1, 185L NEW ORLEANS, Havanna, Crushed, Coffee and Powdered Sugar, Green und Black Teas, Rio Coffee and Poland Starch, nt FERRY SONS. PERFUMERY of all kinds Cologne, Bay Rum Lubin Extract, Oil Lavender, Bcrgamot, Cin namon, Cloves nnd Peppermint, Ox Marrow, Rose, Bear and Amber Oil, to be found at Ferry & Sons. JENNY LIND and English Laid, Letter and Cap Paper, largo and common buff Envcvel opes, white do., Steel Pens, Lead Pencils, Wafers, Quills. Blank Books, Copy Books and Pocket Di aries for 1853, at Ferry & Sons. WADE & Butcher's superior Razors, Magic Strops, genuine military shaving soap and lather brushes, at Ferry & Sons. I7ERRY tf- SONS, agents for Radway's Ready Medicines, Wistar's Balsam Wild Cherry, Dr. Guvsott's Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla, Osgood's India Cholagoguc, Dr. Vaughn's Lithontriptic Mixture, Phoenix Bitters, Davis' Pain Killer, Pond's Extract. Dalley's Salve, Scribner's Oak Oil, Wright, Molfatt and Brandreth's Pills, together with other patent medicines of the day. rpHOSE Cast Steel Saws have arrived, also with X them a few cast steel Circular saws for siding mills, these saws have been tried in a good share of tho mills on Grand River and pronounced ahead of anything- Call and sec F.&Sons. ri LASS LAMPS, Candlesticks, Lanterns, Cof JT fee Mills, Horse Cards, Curry Combs nnd Spring Balances, nt Ferry & Soxs. S TRYC1ININE to kill the wolves with, at the drug store, Mill Point. L. M. S. Smitii. BOOTS & SHOES, in great variety, including Ladies Gaiters, half do., Polka Ties, Kid Tics and Slips at Ferry & Sons. CLOTHING. CLOTHING. WE now offer for sale a very largo assortment of Ready Made Clothing from which the most fastidious may bo suited. Call and sec. Ferry & Soxs. HATS and CAPS. KOSSUTH, Hungarian, Union, Plush, Beaver, Jockey, and other styles Hats and Caps, arc for sale at Ferry & Soxs. Oakland & Ottawa Eailroad. NOTICE is hereby given that a call of five per cent on the stock of tho Oakland and Ottawa Railroad Company is hereby made, to be paid on or before the first Monday of October next, and five, percent to be paid on or before the first Mon day of November next. Payments may be made to any of the following agents, viz: In Wnync County, Michigan Insurance Bank. Oakland County, W. M. McConnell. Genesee County, W. W. Booth. Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Amos Gould, Ionia County, Frederick Hall. Kent Conn t y, II. P. Yale. Ottawa County, II. Pennoycr. Stockholders will be allowed 7 per cent per ann um. ayablc semi-annually, on all payments made until the road is completed. By order of the Board of Directors. II. N. Walker, Sec'y pro tern. Detroit, Sept. C, 1&33. 8v 112. J -ETNA INSURANCE CO., Hartford, Conn. Chartered, 1819. CASH CAPITAL, $300,000. .TNSURES Merchandise generally, Stores, Dwcll- JL mgs, warehouses, liuiklings, Public and Pri vate. Mills, Manufactories, &c.; and takes Inland Risks of property by Lakes, Rivers, Canals, and Land Carriage to all parts of the Union. Rates of Premium as low as security to the insured permits. Policies on Fire and Inland Risks issued on fa vorable terms, by IIaxton, Cutler & Warts, Agents at Grand Jiuvcn, jh icn. s ARDINES. A superior article for sale by the uox, cneap, at Ferry Sons. "T7K oro receiving a large stock of Groceries, . V V which wo arc selling very low. Please give us a can. H. C. & W. T YON'S KATIIARION an excellent nrcDara XJi tion for the Hair, to prevent baldness, falling off of tho Hair a largo supply just received nt 11. u. & W. AYER'S CHERRY PECTORAL, Harlem Oil, Scidlctz Powders, Bigclow's Alterative, Hives Syrup, Balsam of Honey, Radway's Ready Relief, lorsaic uy n. u. & W. C ROCKERY and Glass Ware a full assortment -just received by H. C. W. TUST received, a lot of Ladies French Enameled fj j'ootsat H.Merrill's. A NOTIIER lot of those small shoes has come S. nt H. Merrill's IIAXTON, CUTLER & WARTS ARE now receiving from Propellers Tocahontas and Troy, the balance of their largo and ex tensive Spring and Summer stock of Hardware, CIrnrfnVrs nnd f!mrL-frv tn it;,.l. Invifn thn attention of all those who wish to buy goods at very low prices. urand Haven, June 5, 1S31. HOME. BY JAMES MONTGOMERY. There Is a spot on earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter far than all tho rest Where man, creation's tyrant, casts aside His sword and sceptre, pageantry and pride, While in his softened look benignly blend, Tho 6irc, the son, the husband, father, friend, Hero Woman reigns the mother, daughter, wife, Strews with fresh flowers the narrow way of life ; In the clear heaven of her delightful eye, An angel guard of loves and graces lio ; Around her knees domestic duties meet, And fireside pleasures gambol at her feet. Where shall that land, that spot on earth bo found- Art thou a man ? a patriot 1 look around Oh, thou shalt find, where'er thy footsteps roam, Thailand thy country, that spot thy home. HOPE AND MEMORY. A baby lay in its cradle. A being with bright hair, and a clear eye, camo and kissed it. lier name was Hope. Its nurse denied it a toy, for which it cried, but Hope told it of one in storo for it to-morrow. Its little sister gave it a flow er, at which it clapped its hands joyfully, and Hope promised it fair ones that itshould gather for itself. The baby grew to be a boy. He wa3 musing in tho 6ummer twilight. Another being with a 6weet and serious face, came and sat besido him. Her nauio was Memory, and she said," Look be hind thee, and tell mo what thou seest." The boy answered, " I see a short path, bor dered with flowers. Butterflies spread out gay wings there, and birds sing among the shrubs. It seems to bo the path where my Teet have walked, for at the beginning of it was my own cradle." " What art thou holding in thy hand?" asked Memory. And he answered, " A book which mother gavo me. " Come hither, said Memo- ry, with a gentle voice, " and 1 will teach thee how to get honey out of it that shall be sweet when thy hair is grey." Ihe boy became a youth. Once as he lay in the bed, Hope and Memory came to the pillow. Hope 6ang a merry song, like the lark when she rises from her nest to the skies. Afterward, she said, " Follow me, and thou shah have mu sic in thy heart, as sweet as the lay I sung to thee." But Memory said, " Ho shall be mine also." Hope said " Why need wo contend For as he kcepcth virtue in his heart, we will be to him as sisters, all his life long." So ho embraced Iloro and Memorv and was beloved of them both. When ho awoke they blessed him, and he gave a hand to each. He became a man and girded him every morning for his labor, nnd ev ery night he supped at the table of Memory with Knowledge for their guest. At length ago founa the manand turned his temples white. So dim his eye, it seemed that the world was an altered place. But it was he himself that had changed, and the warm blood had grown cold in his veins. Memory looked on him with grave and ten der eyes, like a loving and long tried friend. She sat down on his elbow chair, and he said to her, "Thou hast not kept faithfully some of the jewels that I entrusted to thee; I fear they are lost." She answered mournfully and meeklv: "it may be so. The lock of my casket is worn. Sometimes I am weary, and fall asleep. Then ume punoins my Key. uut the gems thou ga- vest me wnen lite was new. 6ee! I have lost none pf them. Tney aro as brilliant as when they came into my hands." Memory looked pitifully on him as she ceased to speak, wishing to be forgiven. But Hope be gan to unfold aradient wing which she had long worn concealed beneath her robe, and daily tried its strength in a hearenward flight. Ihe old man lay down to die. And as the soul went forth from the body, the ongels took it. Memory ascended by its side and went through tho open gate of,' heaven. There she expired, like a rose faintly giving forth its last odors. A glorious form bent over her. Her name was Immortal Happiness. Hope commended to her the soul, which she had followed thro' the world. "Reliffion" she said." nlantfid in it such seeds as bear the fruit of heaven. It is thine forever. Her dying words were like tho music of some breaking harp, mournful but sweet. And I heard the voice of angels saying, " Hope that is born of earth must die. but Memorv i n ntnr. nal as tho books from which men are judged." Mrs. bigoumcy. Camhior Producing Insanity. The Toron to Colonist says: " Wo are informed that no less than eight persons have been admitted into the Lunatic Asylum in a state of insanity, occasioned by consuming quantities of camphor to prevent cnoiera. some oi uiera carried it about in their pockets, and kept from time to time eat ing small quantities of it. Others took it dis. solved in brandy. In all cases where it was taken in any quantity, it produced insanity. It is a fact well known that a comparatively small quantity of camphor will set a dog mad, and that no win soon aiterwards die. ' A venerable matron of North Adams. Mass. onht 93 vears of ace. ravo an Old Folk' Tea Party, a few days since, and among the guests who were present were lour ladies of the re fpectivo ages of 89, 82, 80, 70 and three gen tlemen of 85. 80. 73. making tho linitpd flnrna O the eight persons, (including the hostess?) C49 years, an averago oi 81. And what is most re markable, adds tho Sentinel, six of tho above persons own farms on which they reside, all in one neignoornooa oi jess man a mile square nnd havo been residents of the town for over fif ty years. To rcmovo ink from linen Jerk an editor oat of his shirt. " THE CRIMEA. The Crimea is spoken of in some of the Eng lish papers as one of the " material guarantees" which the Allies should extract from Russia as the price of peace, or as a security for the future good behavior of that Power; and as it is high ly probable that the active operations of the Al lies will ultimately be transferred to that Prov ince a brief account thereof may not bo without interest: Tho Crimea, or Crim Tartary as it is some times called, is the ancient Taurica Chersone sus. It is a peninsula extending out into tho Black Sea from Southern Russia, with which it is connected by a narrow isthmus. There is probably no province in Europe which has been the theatre of such stormy scenes of violence and bloodshed, as this unfortunate country. It is said that since the time of Hcroditus, (B. C. 458,) it has been conquered and devastated by more than seventy different nations. The Alans, the Goths, tho Huns, the Petchengues, the Co manes, and numerous other predatory tribes in turn occupied the country. It was settled by the Genoese in 1193, who were expelled by the Crim Tartars under a grandson of Ghengis Khan, in 1474. These predatory hordes settled in the country, and were tributary to the Porte until tho latter part of the last century, when Catherine II. took possession of and annexed the country to Russia. Tho population of tho Crimea is about two hundred thousand, of whom not far from one half are Tartars, who profess the Mahommedan faith. The greatest obstacles which the Allies would encounter in wresting tho Crimea from Russia, would bo the reduction of Sevastopol. The strength of this fortress is well known, and it would doubtless successfully resist any attack by sea. There would be no difficulty, howev er, in landing any number of men to tho south of the town, where there are no less than six convenient bays, which are unprotected. " The roads across the Crimea are wretched, and du ring eight months of the year, in spring, fall and winter, the dreary steppes in tho northern part of the province are almost impassable for large bodies of troops. The reduction of Sevastopol, if the Allies should set about it with zeal and energy, would be only tho work of time. Invested by land and blockaded by sea, the garrison would not long hold out without a strong prospect of relief. Sevastopol taken, the subjugatiou of the Lriraea would be an easy task ; and in such an eventuality the Allies, if they are fully deter mined to cripple Russia, will probably restore the Porte to the possession of its ancient terri tory. Boston Journal. Bye and Bye. There is music enough in those three words for the burden of a song. I hero is a hopo wrapped up in them, an articu late beat of the human heart. Bye and bye ! We heard it as long ago as we can remem ber, when wo made brief but perilous journeys from chair to table and from table to chair again. Wo heard it tho other day, when two parted that had been "loving in their lives," one to California, the other to her lonely home. Everybody 6ays it some time or other. The little boy whispers it to himself when he dreams of exchanging tho little stubbed shoes for boots, like a man. The man murmurs it when in life's middle watch he sees his plans half finished, and his hopes, yet in the bud, waving in the cold, late spring. The old man says it when he thinks of put ting off tho mortal for the immortal, to-day for to-morrow. The weary watcher for the morning, whiles away the dark hours with " bye and bye bye and bye." Sometimes it sounds liko a song; sometimes there is a sigh or sob in it. What wouldn't the world give to find it in the almanacs set down somewhere, no mattor if in the dead of Decern ber to know that it would surely come. But, fairy liko as it is, flitting like a star-beam over tho dewy shadows of tho years, nobody can spare it, and we look back upon tho many times words havo beguiled us, the memory of the sil ver " byo and bye" is liko tho sun-rise of Ossian, " pleasant, but mournful to the soul. N. Y. Tribune. Nebraska. We clip tho following from the National Democrat, published at Washington: " Nebraska will soon bo a territory ia fact, as well as in name. Mr. Burt, tho new Gover nor, is now in this city, and is hurrying his ar rangements to get away, in order to organize the territorial government by the first of October. He had an interview yesterday with the l'resi dent, relative to the policy to be pursued in the .l V f t .1- A administration oi me anairs oi me new icrruo ry. Nothing will bo dono to arouse tho pecul iar prejudices of the North. Indeed, Mr. Burt takes bul ono slave with him, (an old servant woman,) and she will be liberated on her arri val there, and her free papers deposited with the Secretary of tho Territory. Mr. B. goes out with tho intention of making Nebraska his permanent home, end I predict for him a brill lant career in tho far west. No appropriations having been mado tor the erection of public buildings in tho Territory, the Governor will erect for himself a tent, under which to hold his council. Perhaps his red brethren will bo hospitable and invite him to their council Arcs." A Curiosity. We had in our office tho oth cr day a piece of ice with a number of wheat sprouts crowinf? out of it. an inch in height Tho kernels were imbedded an inch below the surface, and firmly frozen, while tho snrouts had forced their way out. They were probably caught from floating straws, and consigned to their icy prison. We could almost envy them meir cooi position some ot theso hot days. Dansvillo Herald. Keep out of had company, for the chanco is that when tho devil fires into a flock ho will hit somebody. Fidelity of a Dog. A merderous assault was made on the person of an unoffending German, named Ernest Kaiser, on Monday evening last. He had been to Chasca for tho purpose of looking nt some timber, and having been carried across the river by a friend, ho star ted for Shakopee. Not knowing much about the counrty, he could not find the road, and meeting three men, he inquired of them tho way to this place. They agreed to show him . the road, and carried him some distance up tho river. His suspicions being excited, he refused to go further, when he was struck across tho head with a gun and felled to the . earth. Ho was then beaten with the gun until he became senseless, then robed of a gold watch and thrown into the river. The water revived him, and when restored to consciousness he found one of his dogs hold ing him by the bosom of his shirt and endeavor ing to drag him ashoro. By his assistance ho gaind the land, when he was again seized unon bv the miscreants and burled into tho river. His dog again came to his assistance, and helped to support him on tho water. At this time the steamer ulobo camo along, and the attention of tho crew being attracted by tho barking of a small dog upon the shore, they found tho man nearly exhausted, but still held above the water by his faithful dog; his body and limbs covered with bruises from the blows which the villains inflicted upon him. Yesterday afternoon our citizens searched tho country in the vicinity of the place whero tho act was committed, but no trace of tho per petrators of the deed havo been discovered. Min. Times. An Incident op Indian Warfare. Wo heard of an incident connected with the late bat tlo between the Chippewas and Sioux, an ac count of which we published yesterday, highly illustrative of Indian character. The Sioux, du ring the fight, it appears were entrenched be hind ramparts and from their place of safety fired upon their enemies, doing great execution. One Sioux warrior, however, disdained tho pro tection afforded the rest by the defences, and stood upon the rampart in full view, loading and discharging his rifle with as much coolness as though he was smoking the calumet of peace. Many wero the attempts made to pick him off, but at each unsuccessful effort, his defiant war cry rang o'er tho plain. Finally, Hole-in-the-Day, the chief of the at tacking force, admiring the undaunted bravery of tho warrior, approached as near him as ho could, and taking tho chaplet of eagle's feathers from his own great head, tossed it to him, as much as to say that for his heroism he deserved to bo a chief. Teaching .'em to Swim. A wise and obser ving author says setting a young man afloat with money left him by hi relatives is liko tying bladers under the arms of one who cannot swim ; ten chances to ono he will loose his blad ders and go to the bottom. Teach him to swim and ho will never need tho bladders. Givo your child a sound education, and you havo dono enough for him. See to it that his mor als are pure, his mind cultivated, and his wholo nature made subservient to tho laws which govern man, and you havo given what will q of more value than the wealth of the Indies. What it Cost to Stop the Pater. Ono of our subscribers stoped his paper for six months, last year, becauso we advertised so much. In the mean time his farm was adver tised for non-payment of taxes, and sold. On discovering the difficulty, it cost him ono or two days travel with horse and buggy, and ten per cent of tho taxes to say nothing of tho vexation to redeem it. How much did ho rrain bv stoDoinf? his rjancr ? He came back and subscribed again. TOgs. Sentinel. In 1650. a trial took nlaco in Conncticut un der tho section of the Blue Laws prohibiting kissing. The offenders wero Sarah Tuttlo and Jacob Newlics. It appears that Sarah dropped her cloves and Jacob found them. When Sarah asked for them, Jacob demanded a kiss for his pay, and as tho demand did not seem extrava gant, she adiusted it forthwith. The facts wero clearly proved, and tho parties were each fined .... ... ..i-ii: A few days since as somo men were excava ting the ground for a sewer, in Smithfield, Eng land, they uncovered at a depth of five feet from the surface, a quantity of burned human bones and charred wood. The bones wero sup posed to be tho remains of some of the martyrs, who forfeited their lives at the stako in tho days of tho reformation. They were placed in a coffin and carfully deposited in a churchyard. A clergyman, lecturing one afternoon to his female parishioners, said : " Be not proud that our Lord paid your sex the distinguished honor of appearing firsWo a female after the resurrection, for it was only done that the glad news might be spread the sooner. A cockney at a tea party, overhearing ono lady say to another. "I havo something for your private ear," immediately exclaimed, "I protest against that, for there is a law against " privateering." Thero is a man in Worcester, Massachustts, who has lived so long on corn bread that his hair turned to silk liko that which grows on tho grain, and his toes are full of corns that he expects to seo them covered with husks next spring. Julius Ctcsar Hannibal, giving an account of bis sea voyage says : All do passengers was now heavin, and as ifdat wasn't enough, de captain gavo orders for de ship to hcavo too and sho hove too." This year is said by the oldest inhabitants to be the driest sinco 1826. Moderation is the silken string running through tho pearl chain of all tho virtues.