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GRAND HAVEN, MICHIGAN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 185G.
WHOLE NUMBER 230.
TIIK CJUAND HIVKll TIMES
S FUBLISHEP EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING, BY
JOHN W. BARNS.
on Washington street, 6a aoor ueiow iie
Washington House, second story.
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tention, must be addressed to the publisher.
Ottawa Iron Works, Ottawa Point, Ot
tawa County, Mich.
FERRY CHANDLER, Manufacturers of
.Stationary and Marine, high or low pressure
Engines, 'Mill Gearing, Iron and Brass Castings.
Tost Office address, Grand Haven, Mich.
Wm M. Ferry, Jr., M. T. 13. tliandler.
TIMOTHY FLETCHER, County Clerk and
Register of Deeds, for Ottawa County. Grand
WILLIAM UATHAWAY,Jr Judge of Pro
bate for Ottawa Co. V. O. address, Crockery,
Ottawa Co., Mich.
GEORGE PARKS, Treasurer of Ottawa Co.,
and Justice of the Tcacc.
Jl. W. DUNCAN, Attorney at Law, and Solicit
or in Chancery ; also agent for obtaining Boun
ty Lands, and collecting claims agamsi me uni
ted States, in connection with a General Agency
at "Washington. Office
third door below the
CROSVENOR REED, Attorney and Counsel
lor at Law. All business intrusted to me will be
tivnnrt Rinisfactorilv attended to. Resi
dence, Charleston Landing, Ottawa Co. Mich.
ROBERT U. WILBER, Notary Public, Coun
ty Clerk's Office, Grand Haven, Mich.
New Wholesale and Retail Bookstore,
ltutlibmt Uulhlliig, Monroe at., Grand llaylcls,
ALL articles in the Book and Stationery line,
Taper Hangings, etc., suppncOjonthe most reason
J. Tkrhuxe, Jr.
DR. L. A. ROGERS, Surgeon Dentist, Ofllce
in Dr. Shepard'H New Block, Monroe St., Grand
Kapids, Mich., where he may be found during
FERRY $ WALLACE, Dealers in Fancy
Goods, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hardware
and Groceries. Water St.. Grand Haven, Mich.
Tlioi. V. Ft-ny, Nonli II. Ftrry.
TERRY CO., Manufacturers of Lumber, and
Dealer in all kinds of Merchandise, Provisions,
Shingle-Bolts, and Shingles. Vt nue L,aiie, uce
ana Co., Midi.
FOSTER PARRY, Wholesale and Retail
niipra in Hard and Hollow-Ware, Iron, and
Manufacturers of Tin and Sheet-Iron Ware, foot
of Monroe Btrcct, uranu jtapius, juicii.
STONE CHUBB, Manufacturers of Plows,
rnltivators. and Grain Cradles, and dealers in
nil kinds of Agricultural Implements, and Ma
chines. Agricultural Warehouse, Canal street,
Grand Rapids, Mich.
ATFPTTEN MUNROE. Thvsician and Sur
Office one door west of J. T. David'
Tailor Shop, Washington street.
TERRY $' SONS, Forwarding and Commis
sion Merchants. Central Dock, Grand Haven
J O UN "T. DA VLS, Merchant Tailor. Shop on
Washington street, second door west of II. Grif
fin s store.
Tffi P 7iT TNS BROTHERS, Storage, Forward
ing and Commission Merchants ; general dealers
in all kinds of Dry Goods, Groceries, Grain and
TrnviRirtnn; manufacturers and dealers whole-
nin nnd retail in all kinds of lumber. Mill
Point, Mich. .
n ii a vts A' CO- Dealers in Dry Goods, Grocc
rics, Provisions, Hardware, Crockery, Boots and
Shoes, &c. MusKegon, iuicn.
hTTA WA HOUSE rformcrly William Tell Ho
tel), Levi Shackelton Proprietor, Water street
Grand Haven, Mich. '
WAXTTTvarnN HOUSE. Bv Henry Pennoy
cr. The proprietor has the past spring newly
iltted and partly re-furnished this House, and
tTecls confident visitors will find the House to
compare favorably with the best In the Mate.
ITJlNTLYa n TFFTN. Commission Merchant and
General Agent, Dealer In Salt, Flour, Dry and
Grron TYiiitd "Provisions. Fnmllv Groceries,
: Drugs, Medicines, Perfumery, &c.,&C., at his old
: stand opposite the Washington House, Grand
4. B. BID WELL SON, Confectionery and
Bakery, Grand Rapids, Mich. C. B. Albce ag
for Grand Haven tWfl vicinity.
OO&N SHFXUUig, Various Kinds, at
8. & Cs. Ag'l. Warehouse.
'O OltTABLE HAY TRESSES (Vertical ond Ilor
.X lzontal) for sale at
S. & C's. Ag'l. Vrcbouso.
STRAW, Hay and Cornstalk Cutters at
S. & C'. Ag'l. Warehouse.
LOCKS of all kinds, for sale cheap by
TAINTS.-100 Kegs Pure Baffalo, No. I White
mm, m oil, dry White and Red Lead, an
ivvrm meat rarls Green, In oil, at
O, girls 1 girls! Do read these pretty lines!
Arc they not charming 1 Perhaps you have seen
44 Willis" and his dear little image in your work or
study " Come a bobb'n in between
I couldna' get my lesson,
Wi' the book before my 'ccn,
For the thoughts o' canny Willio
Came a bobb'n in between.
An like work sae simple
Had naught to Ellen mean,
For the thoughts o' canny Willie
Came a bobb'n in between.
She read frao top to bottom,
Owrc money a page I ween,
But the thoughts o' canny Willie
Came a bobb'n in between.
And like leaf was pictured
Wf Willie's winsome look, '
All my thoughts were a wi' Willie,
And nane upon my book.
PUNCH A8D THE AMERICANS.
Tho London ranch.
and abuses us every now and then, as it does
tho English, has an cyo touts interest, and
sets a lar?o value on its American
spbscription list. So, in tho number just re
ceived, is a preface addressed to 13rother
Jonathan, in which "soft sawdcr".is adminis
tered as follows :
" Brother Jonathan. Your friend Punch
makes you tho very haudsome Christmas of
fering of this, his Twenty-ninth Volurac.a
Tho best of Friends, will now and then h.-Q
little wrinkles of temper; but then alittlo calm
consideration, a littlo tolerance toward one
another, smooths them on aud all is clear
again. So, dear Jonathan, let it bo with you
ana me, even with Jonathan ana runcii, as
the two representatives of tho great Saxon
family, between whom let there bo nothing
rougher than Atlantic billows.
Long before Gcorgo Washington spun his
peer top, vour friend was but a bit of living
stirring wood-thc real lignum vita in hearty
England. Genealogist's, with a small envy,
have dated tho family of Punch no later than
tho timo of queen Anne. I have, I hope, a
very proper contempt for this heraldic dis
parajremcnt. 1 believe
tho family treo to
iiiivu biuiij iium an rtuuiu, uiuju, uuu iuwii
mysteriously picked up, and as secretly drop-
K-u ujiiuiu uiuro cuii'iiiiii auii, iruiu uii uhk
l -:.- ; . .. . l r. i. i
ot tho JJruids. Ho this as it may, tho deeds
of Punch have become his ancestors; and
eir coppers, .mall
shrine, that fa,
now many ot your torclatJiers
and meditated, and given the
ut wilhnsr oblations at tho
stairo of Punch. You and he, Jonathan,
, .v i i '
both speak a common lanffuajrc. When
unch cries out in tho streets does not Jona
than rejrard him ?
I am most Vappy to find, dear friend, that
uiinstmas win cioso in, ana una us neart
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whole and amicable. Pray give a hint and
oho ui two m,iuiiiti;m iu i a-hiuuuu i icrco w
-e Tt a rt' a.
put a muzzle now and then upon his Attor-
nev uencral. Here has that amiable lawyer
been doinsr his best to blow red coals between
England and tho States, and that too, when
t.hn li.irt.ieat rrnnd wihos and best Rvmnatl.iea
O J I
of Jonathan ought to attend upon his rela-
tions. Ought, say 1 ? WJiy they do. This
is plain enough; for hardly has tho lawyer
aforesaid blown off half his steam of verbiage
than tho strong common, sense, and good kind-
y heart of America spoke out, and warmed
up, and declared that tho very thought of
another war with England was a monstrous
folly and a huger crime. And so, Mr. At-
torncy uencrai nationally snuDDCd, Dccarae
suddenly as quiet and as dumb as a defunct
" Among other scandals, it was wickedly
1.,1 J! Hi. T 1
catncu, iv )vur uihciuuu, uuiuiluuu eiuier
let mo say to your indignation that tho
A : 1 X . 1 ' 1 . 1
vniuncHu cagio wtis io Keep company nwuuo
with tho eagle of Muscovy, swooping ahko at
the same, ravening alike on tho same victims,
Wo should as soon think ot seeing tho small
pig tail of Benjamin Franklin (a relict of
course, in tho possession of tho respected Mr.
liarnural enlarged and elongated into tho
nuuu - v; ,. wu
'y;1"1 mo awj ui II.HIWIII urtu omi-
Hineu ins boui win ino convicuou ium uq
had drawn down tho electric fire from the
ciouas, could uo nttea to tho lock ot a dun-
creon ior ino nuertvoi tno numan race. imo.
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no, Jonathan! As it is sometimes said ot
heed that wo be mutually moderate; mutual.
I confess, I can 1
cocks, so runcn says ot tho likelihood ot the where is advertising carried on to so ercat an nn r ;n winMi fr vnn a
Oinetl AmeriCJin nm KllSSIJin oner e rfnnf na in Knorlnnil I'rnltesanr" Mnllru " .1 . 1.1 . . . .1 t
eajrlcs won't ficrht 1 wav's Pills aro advertised to the amount of L.. Tr,o o,i r?A
Let. ns. then, trtr nil fntnrn flmrt tn.kn rrnnA &1 Sf nfifl onnivillir "fArart Snti nov ftnfi-l 1 1 : 1 . .i J
1 7 - - - 1-1 1 viuu.uw titiiit.i , .v..'v 1 7 rinca rrir wns rriiRnoi inrn tho rii ctcrr rtt r
As for that matter of Cuba, his Macassar Oil; Heal & Sons pay 830,000 ncarly burned up before tho fire could bo ex
hardly sco why, if you paid per year for advertising their bedsteads and tinguished. .: Cold water Sentinel.
Id not have it. Idont think bed furnituro; and Eben NichoU, a tailor, : .
for it, you should
it would prove tho bargain, even at a gift
in the ruby tomako ifc very valuable- to your
self, all Southern circumstances considered?
Any, way,, Jonathan, let us at this season,
making long arms, shako hands across
ivumiut-, ictour umiiy remain as grei-u
,1 , , - ill 1 1 1
itu uy ; ica f, our ucaru unspoi cu uy u.uck,
as hoi y berries, and so on to tho end, Jet
aspcrny oc wora away,
iuiiu jiiui lnuiuj us iiKciy vugio wi euu m course int-su parues ;iru aojng mi iiuiiichmu uu- ucmu iitu muuji m uuujr uui ui Ul13 (Jred and fort pounds. It measured 6
to pay;-iani, you in your present cx.inaiion siness to justuy so largo an outlay ior auver- nc-an,, ju i u ijhiwj iur mo anccuons to un- inches in length, 2 feet 0 inches in
DCiicvo ii. uuoa is caned a jewel ; ncvertne- Using, and ot course it is through the agency ioiu and ueveiop incmseivcs j ior children to an(j 3 feet 2 inches in thickness.
less is not there a ITtVlo too much black blood of ad vcrtisinjr that thev aro enabled to do love, and learn, and play in ; for husband and rxfnlnJn tvn nrt;e.
44 That the smooth temper of our ago may be,
Like the high leaves upon the holly tree.
" You may acknowledge this Christmas
tributo in any cordial manner after your
own cordial nature you may please. A
few boquets the more, an extra cheer or bo to
our litcrarv Dlcninotentiarv. William Make-
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poaco ihackery now in tno otates, win do
blithely taken m full quittance by
Your Affectionate Friend,
(For tho People of England")
Late from Lake Superior. Mr. Geo.
E. Ncttleton and Dr. Neil, citizens of tho
city of Superior, arrived in our city last eve
nincr, only two weeks out from tho head of
tho lake. Tho news brought by theso gen
tlemen is of tho most pleasing and gratifying
The government road is open through from
Superior to St. Paul, and a brisk mov
has sprung up upon it. They have received
gupcrjor jjr Nettleton, who came through
on1tj10 Dv mct 6jx teams goino- to Sii-
rmr. rirl liwl.mtlior wlirt minn tlirmio-h
in tiJnld iwil mot ovon Tn nil thirtoon
teams were mct coinV to Superior.
The winter at Superior had been open and
fino Tim mlilpsit rlav was tho Rlondav after
Christmas, when the thermometer fell to 32
decrees below zero. Tho same day it was
44 degrees below at St. Paul. Mr. Dean,
the Receiver of tho Land Office, at Superior,
with his wife, came through with Mr. Nettle
bupphe8 aro abundant at bupenor, build-
lnc progresses stcauuv, ana prospects are
bright. Tho Fon du lac copper mine, 12
irni-n wn va, Rimnr nr l.v ;i :n na !it na
tho 1 2th of December. Goods were received
in seven and one-half days from New York,
at only ninety cents per hundred. This amaz-
cs St. Paul.
Wo learn lrom Mr. JNettieton that no is
now going Jast, partly to sceic an eastern
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connection ot lake boats witn aupenor, tno
ensuing season. 1 hey leel well provided tor
p" "-jjv ...v..
lo prospects oi tno rauroaa to connect
Smiiii-iai. wit ii inn ni uaiccmni mw nvnwnnM.
eu very goou. jlowiih uro apnuguig up aiong
tho proposed lino ot it. JUr. iscttleton lias
tho pat of one, in he heart of a rich an;l ro-
mant.c country, only twenty-two miles back
of Superior, which ho 18 takmg on to bo l.th-
k ii i i i!e.i i ii
1-ako touperior is ail a mistake. incy aro
having a hard winter at untonagon, because
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l. .i i i I, i , ii
ton says mey nave nau iresu meat, ana pien-
iy oi it, an uio umu at ounenor.
As lor cold weather the thermometer stooa
at 32 decrees below zero at Kansas City,
Mo., about the 24th of December. It has
I ' n
not been so cold at Superior us in theso low-
cr latitudes, vv nn sucn lacts ueioro us, we
must concludo that there is a great country
on tho great lake.
Mr. JN cttlcton, reports nothing ot interest
from tho Minnesota Legislature. Tho cases
ot contcstca seats were Dcmg acciaca.
. Chicago Press.
Newspaper Advertising in Enqland.-
Tim Tmlnn TW hnn a d.ailv cirenl.it inn
ranging between 58,000 and C0,000 copies,
I affording an mcom
week from tho salo
affording an incomo of about 28,000 rtor
of papers alone. Adver-
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tiscracnts, uowever, aro tno greai source oi
profit; as tho cost of tho paper on which tho
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nmes is printea neany equals tne amount
received for it. Common advertisements, of
five lines or less pay seven shillings and six
nenco each, or nearly two dollars tor each in-
sertion. In Punch such an advertisement
costs three dollars and thrce-nuartcrs, and scv-
en dollars m tho Illustrated Neics. Tho Itmes
uiHiiuvwagooi i;iuriu rilorc.a U1 ,au
criisciHeu, wmuiuiiuiiuiiimuuui, mini
u,uuu per wcck. its wectiy rcccipu irom
this source have sometimes reached the as-
tonisbing amount ot 40,000.
I - . . t , , .
n.veraoo ot entiro recemts mav ho sateiv set
Lit S60.000 or t hrco millions a vcar.
000; 850,000 is alw paid by Rowland for
advertises to tho amount of 820,000,
The Hermitage. A bill has passed tho
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the n iwu 0 i. XCQ BTiuru
cnaso ior uio ouito nvo nunuruu iiciua
u ,A- 4, . v Tol-n
II LlvUlllin. lUVlUUlll LIIVJ WJIHU Ul t tit H T I I
, lllin i:nfnL nf tha UormxLw. No doubt
all cntertftind 'of the 0f tho bill in tho
ui uiuuu wii cu ihcvuh mo i,uuvau cd by lull whiskers, others by a moustache. tivoho.Vhtof various rratii in ,iiwa
up that contained their supplies, from land- Somo look best with tho beard trimmed rith- tl;c.llc,Sut1t a"ous structures, in all parts
:L. i. ; JtL r. KM. , 100bcst Ul Ul ara trimmed rath- of tll0 worW Wlll C1V0 a moro d M f
ji 1 vAvvi. ... ..v.. . tnon nsa rar wnn rrnsnmi inrn iin 1 o nrn-n rttk
A Lady on Beards. A fair corrcspon-
dent of the Home Journal has tho following
sensiblo remarks on tho wholsoino habit of
weanng uio Dcaia, TV men Jias laiciy como
into lasiiion :
" It is astonishing what change a lew vcars J
linn Wrnnorlif in rnrrnivl fn fcVi-ivirnr Onfn
O v.v w vitww
everybody shaved, but now, I much mistake
if every gentleman has not found to shavo
or not to shave, a question suggested by his
morning lonct. iuas lor tno razor strop man.
His occupation is nearly crone. I hopo ho
will succeed in finding another, for tho prcs-
cnt generation will bo a bearded raco.
Iwas quite mtcrestod last winter in read-
inga "Natural History of tho Human Spo- residents at Chicago, at Green Bay, Fort
cies," by Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Hamil- Winnebago, and . other frontier settlements,
ton Smith, in which ho states that tho beard- received their mails at Pogwatique. No con
ed races aro tho conquering races. For this tract existed for carrying tho mail westward
reason tho beardless races aro averse to tho beyond Mottville, in St. Joseph Co. Mich.,
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umoD Wlt" tuem' Anis aversion ho states
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ourtnor auuviv ol Uloso wo navo sprang
liom such races. Jencnis. limur and Nadir
Shah, wer0 directly, or in their ancestry, do-
sccn(lJ from Caucassian mothers, and hence,
also, tno jealous exclusion ot European wo-
Incn from China. The progressive nations,
no tes us ar0 a car(-cd and hairy race.
y "ir. iicrci oi
luu migiy power was gone, xne lion
is kinor ot tno
lorest. How much of his
proud beauty ho owes to his magnificent
mane. Shavo him, and ho is kinj? no lomrer.
I cannot imacrino why a beard is eriven to
man, unless it is to try his patience, if ho is to
spend his timo in daily cutting it oft, as it
daily asserts its right to a manitested exist-
ruiumui UUU Ull U1U OIU X'UinarCllS Rim
Prophets wore a beard ; so did our Savior,
when ho dwelt as a man among tho hills of
J udea. So, too, most of tho venerable di-
Vinos who have transmitted to us their
schemes of theology. It is a modern inno-
vation to shave on tho whole beard. It was
not common betoro tho commencement of
tiin wt conhir Afnsos farUAn tlm JnW. in
mar ti.0 0.0rnGrs nf tho Wd. nnd David.
wucn uis Xi in uassauors were i nsui ica uy na
nan8 sl1iVing off one-half their beards, per
. . 1 ,t . . . t i .mi .t
mittea tuem to tarry at jcncno tin tneir
earti3 iiaci rjrown.
While the beard, properly worn, is an orna
racnt) it is 60mcti -8 rci,4red iijcou, hy
tho manncr in ,vhich it k trimmed- j
ma58 0f bristk.s on tho chin is never
becomiunr. vet somotimeR Lliin-rWlovl. lnno-
. . . . : o
animai expression : thev never confer diVnitv
I 1. F J ) - w.7
nor auty. Some few aro irrcatlv imnrov-
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i cr close, it renuires an artist s ev
c,d0 ou wjiat js most becomin"-. Nature
leaves a varying outline to the beard which
is more perfect than any semi-circlo cut by
u Tvi.oo i.:i, t i,. i i
i iiiiuiQ ivuiiuir miiiiv i. iiiHC HUUUllVU
from Iny pr0pcr sphere in writing about
beards. I had no idea of doin" so when I
commenced this letter; you must charge it
aii ti1G snow-storm. I must le.ivo thnanlv.
jcct 0f ladies' dress for another day."
Yours, tVc, "Anna HorE."
Collision on the Southern Railroad.
-On Sunday morning at about past 1
o'clock, tho Express train going east and the
Tho beard is an emblem of manlv elo ono between N lies and Chicago, and ho
vcr and dignity, and is certainly an elc- resided at Terro Cupcc. Now after tho lapse
of manly beauty. Tho Father of the of twenty-six years, on two parallel Railroads
o to ac-
express tram going west, camo in collision Tho board of Managers aro making encr
on tho curve about milo west of Hillsdale. rretiV ntf tn enmrWn l,a TvU m
uA m;nr. Mt( -, n i,- nnA n i.nif
I KUV I1UIU LLWllli. VtVOW IIIU UUU 11UU1 IKUI
h,ni,i'n,l tim nnl i,n n in wnct ro0
. v ww tjViMji v,o
running on her delayed time, there being a
silent aincrcnco in trmo pieces, i no ioiiow-
mg is tho list Ot killed and wounded ;
Nathaniel Van Aiken, Track master, kill-
cd-i-body badly burned; Albert Whitman,
tw,o man i nui lw 1,0,11 l,,,!
Michael Kilduff, Fireman, crushed to death
bv tho tender : Eli Parsons. Conductor, shoul-
(lcr jn;urcti: A. L. Porter. Brakcman. both
lees broko and foot smashed both of tho
attcr Tiotexpectcd to livo. Mr. McGco
probably saved his life by jumping from his
re a j -nt
uri-.. 4i. . j..
NoLi.. .1 i . i-
anJ both took firo from the stovoand wcro
Of A IlArry Fireside. Homo is tho rcsi-
wifo to toil smilingly together and mako life
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!-" Fauamomon u u
1 uj vyj uu imi'i'y v uuiuu 11 WO UfO 11UI
PV there. weVai hot bo hannv elsewhere. It
VY thcro, wo cannot bo happy elsewhere.
nn 1 ls tuc cst Pr001 tho virtues of a family
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circio u) sco a nappy nrcsiae.
Good company and gocnl conversation are
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tho very smews of virtue.
Old Time Mail Movement. Col. J. R
Williams, of tho Toledo Blade, writes from
Washington to his paper tho following mtcr-
usung scrap oi msiory :
Mr. u. uccr, now resident in this' citv.
lias stated to mo somo interesting fact whi-
tlVfl trt tlift tmnsnnrtnf Jnn ef moila on1 Wao.
..v.v. Vi UllllW UUU If vo
tern post olliccs twenty-six years ago, in tho
region west of you. Ho says that Col. A.
Edwards, now of Kalamazoo, was" appointed
inuiau .mrcm, ai niies in lwzv. ana that a
post office was established there at that time-
called Pogwatique, and Col. Edwards was
Postmaster, Mr. Green shortly after succced-
cd him as Postmaster, At that timo tho
ana beyond tliat it was transported by occa-
it. 1 l A tf-.ii ..Ml. 1 t.'.
" prcsumcu arrival ai juouvnic, uio iew
settlers at rorwatiouc, wincli tho next vcar
was laid out m a village, and called Nilcs,
clubbed together and sent a special messcn-
gcr alter it. it was not an unusual occur-
renco for a person to arrive at tho Postoffico
after a journey of three or four days, from far
uuyyuu vwuii;u, in xuuiucb, btup
over nigut, asuuriam now uio civiuzea wona
was wagging, and tho next morning start
cheerfully on his return journey. Tho wholo
gross income of the office, which answered
all the purposes of a territory as laro as two
great States, did not exceed $250 per annum.
There were about a dozen settlers between
-fctroit ana umoago. uicro wasDutasin-
uut i iuw xiinuB iiuai u Alio VCULrai JUJUU
igan, (here, however, just skimming tho lino
of Indiana) and tho Northern Indiana, a doz-
zpn freight trains run daily, transporting.
I often, thousands of passengers per day. A
route- agent is demanded on- both roads, for
reception ana distribution ot tno mcro way
Washington National Monument.
This American monument a work intendod
to add to tho glory of tho Union, as well as
to honor tho illustrious Washington wo aro
gratified to learn, is now rapidly progressing
ana nas rcacnea a neigut oi neany two hun
dred feet. Tho desicm of tho work embraces
Z ii ll of ii SSZSSftaM
from which springs an obelisk shaft 70 feet
at tho base and 500 high, making a total ele
vation ot COO tcct; and when completed will
form tho most magnificent monument ever
tho monument than any simplo description :
Antonio's Column at Romo 135
Trajan's Column at Homo
Napoleon a Column, at I ans
ltr i i n 1 a T Ii
XVvWS 8 c?1?m1,l a himoro
Obelisk of Scsostris tho Great at Thebes 200
Bunker Hill monument, at Boston
Column at Delhi
St. Paul's Cathedral, (dome) London
Tower of Mailncs
Tower of tho Cathedral of Stratshurg
St. Peter's Cathedral, (domo Romo
2 Great Pyramid of Cheops, Errvnt
Washington National Monument, D. C.
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Washington Irving, it is said is much blam
ed by tho members of tho Masonic fretcrnity
for having omitted all notices of tho conncc-
tion of Gen. Washington with tho " Mystic
lw" while tho records of lodges in Virginia
. show that ho was not onlv a "ImVl.f innmn
hut much attached to tho fraternity. Tho
Potomac Lodgo still possess tho "cavcl"
used by Brother George Washington, when
w ia tno corner stono ot tho capitoJ, on
1110 i51Bt aa)r ot September, 17U3.
Tho first High Priest of Hindooism in
Rochester, and alwavs a zealous defender of
"Protestantism" and tho" Bible in Schools"
1 as a ucnouncer 01 tho lorcign "paupers ana
crimmals" who comes to this country with
"papal" notions and licentious habits, has
just been indicted for tho commission of a
vilo outrago upon a young woman of that
A Huge Black Diamond. A lump of
coal was taken from tho coal mine of D.
Smith & Co., in Austintown, ono day last
week, which weighed two thousand two hun
On tho 17th inst., a train of eight care
loaded with silver passed over tho Panama
Tho following tablo showing tho comnan-
Railroad Tho amount of 81,800,000 was
received at Panama for H. B. M. sloop-of-war
Brisk, from Mexico, and was en route
for England. .
Ho that has no bread, must not keep a dog.