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YPSILANT1, WEDNESDAY OCT. 1, 1845. Terms 1,50 Cash in Advance, Democratic Whig Nominations FOR GOVERNOR, . . . - STEPHEN VICKERY. , i- - .... Of KatamaZou. . - . . . C .. " ' F"lt UKUT. GOVEHXOK i. -. , J()HN m. LAMB, - v ... . f)f Lspcer. :' a- ; 5 ' FOR RKrRKSEIVTATlYKS. ' .. i ?- ' r J: M. RDM USDS, Ypsilanti. ORRIS PARSONS. Safe " - . -HAttVEY CIUJHB. 4m Aroor. J. G. ICELAND. Northji'ld. ' ' T. C. H. BROTH ERSOS, Manchester DARIUS PIERCE, Lima. " Sale or thk Public Work9.--We have here tofore deprecated the rule of the present party in power, not less for the disastrous consequences its measures weie entailing upoa us, than .fur, its ut ef -disregard of all honor and principle. - In our view its dcliberale fraud upon the people (hem selves,, in nuii-uuiing months of unnecessary time in fruitless Legislative q turrets ; its robbery of de Juiquent taxpayers and :tou-residents, for the pur pose of sunporiins hire'in presses ; its unconsli- tutional rxpost facto exemption laws, &c. ccc. not I to be tedious iu enumerating them ; might be par doned, if the consequences arising from them could at once lerminate,' when the act9 were re pealed. But there was a line of conduct, pursued toward one object, the consequeuce of which was evidently a bating detriment to the Slate. . That object was the public woiks. The conduct of the administration toward these, has fully shown its utter incapacity and unworthiness to act as the guardian of the people, or even the preserver of iii own power.' It has shown itself to be the dog who dropped the bone to catch the shadowthe simpleton who killed the goose that laid the golden egg, or the beggar on horse back, posting to the de'ik With discretion in the' management of the five roiflioo loan, with prudence in the construction of tho Railroads, with a proper use of the munifi cence of the Whig Congress; Michigan might at this moment have made the proud boast that she iras free of debt, and possessed of a splendid sys tem of Internal Improvement, either completed or which she could complete the moment the busi ness of the country demanded it. This would have been "glory enough" for any party. '" Who would assail an administration, based on such an impregnable foundation' - Having got its "credit tip, such an administration could have laid abed till noon ; in other word it would have indulged its proflgacy and favoritism to its hearts content. Butjilas! The ape can warm itself by a fire but cannot build one; aud like it our enlightened gov ernment could feed and fatten its partisans on the income of. so much of the State improvement as bad somehow straggled into existence, until the people find themselves burdened with a large debt and nothing to show for it but a few mires of rick ety worn out, roads. "Sell the roads !" sell the "roads!! is now the cry of an abused and betray ed people, and the rat of government are ready to respond to, yes, oh ! yes we'll sell 'em ! they never'd ought to bo in the hands of the State, they trtZJ always be a source of political corruption, oh ! yes we'll sell 'em ; for thus we translate the arti cles over the signatures ofFranklin" and 'Tax- navpr" in a late number oi ins uetroii roaioi think as wtfdo, we deny thk conclusion o any . . J end every argument adcanced for of the sale sale of the Public Works. We shall for many reasons, good and strong ones, support the candidates of tbe Whig party, to the utmost of our ability. We view their election as of paramount interest to the country : but let not thai support be construed in to a sanction of the sale of our improvements. In our own minds the views we have heretofore expressed on the subject remain unmoved either by the opposition ofotners or the teeming fatality attending the Central Road for the few days past. Meantime, since opposition to' the sales seems useless, perhaps our duty cannot be belter dischar ged,. than by. pointing out s ich sources of 'danger as may occur jo us. iu the hope that they may be effectually guarded against, if possible by legal en actments ; and at any rate to promote the full un derstanding of ihe whole su'j' Ct by the people. 'We have in a previous number, slated that the possession of the Railroads of this State by an in corporated company, Would afford an iiwlahce of roouopoly uuparallelled in the nation. Does" any one ask fat proof? ' Consider (he Central and Southern, Roadd in :1m hands of a company and then compare this company V advantages with those of any other you please.' Take the Albany and Buffalo Road. The first point of difference is. this chain of roads is the property of numer. out companies, among which there, mnst be union of aciiuiiV (always difficult to effect) before they could mateually brnerit themselves at the expencej of the public. And, in the next place,' parallel iri;h il 13 the Liie Ciial, a cs ate worn, eneciuai - are merely fat the accoinniodation vof travel, ccmp.ur; in importance with ouri cti io mere Road is, than can a common twenty five mile jwm - turnpike. The roiids inoW used commercially, n Masy.ichitttts Jtinl -wr Ivai.ia. paoy Free Press. - ' ' : - for reducing the salaries of public officers and the , Bit, in behalf of (he people, the people of whom pay of the members of the Legislature ?, , T we are fully aware a great majority now think Hasnottne talness of office hada host of"poh J.flRrntltf: hut who. tM are xurc will one dav i iticians," whose whole business is what they call ly to oppose (he developemenl ol me monopolising t be amcng the rocks and quicksands of dnjappomt spiril of avarice. Take ihe roads, of Massachu-1 fnent. As far as the paper is concerned, we pre Connecticut or New Jersey, some of them !8ume (he change will verify the old sonjr : UI1U I arc v forraeir owned by the Boston ians, and made tribu tary to that city, nnd in the latter by the mining I companies, and those interested. in the mining sec tions jo wnicn ine roaus are ueyotea. . in neitner case 3o rhe road s possess much general Interest j the people of the State They are owned by the very menor whose benefit they are constructed. ' Now look at the other side. The public works nf Mirhiernn ri in rnminand thm immpiu i -.i : . " j i . i . e . u i ir ... i.- i oiiu iH.icai:ijr iiuuc anu travel ut uie tvmcil ki lift otherwise pa9s around the State by a tedious and dangerous navigation. They will command it despite all efforts to the contrary. But this is ttoV all, they must be the outlets to ntie produce of the Slate of Michigan. This, they are to a great extent now, - Look then, and see how they can effect the price of this produce. Wheu wheat is ifHAted. at 70 cents at, Detroit it is not to exceed 59 or GOc's at Jackson. Supposing the roads in the hands of a company, how. could they make money faster thnrr by - buying in, by their agents the produce of the Farmers of Jackson, and trans porting it to eastern markets on their own account? This difference in the price of wheal is made by the charges on the Rail road : a company own ing it then could make the difference still greater by increasing the rate of charge. Is il said let the rate of charge be fixed by law 1 At the best the Stale could not have the "brass" to fix the rate below that at which ii has once worn out the roads. But even with the most rigid restrictiou,they coo Id not bo compelled to carry freight against their will we apprehend, and the least mischief the)' could do would be to neglect the freight of other shippers, and serve themselves by . sending their own. - The aggrieved inhabitants of" the interior cannot then seek rel'ef by transporting in wagons lQ theSoatnero road,for ,uat will be but another of the mighty monster's toils, nor by the Toledo road for that is already in tho hands of those who wait only the opportunity which . the sale of our works will afford them, to play the same game. I Before any comparisons are made, let us find some road commanding at least the commerce of the whole State owned by the people of another, not of another State, but of a distant city. We go in for farmers this year and we appeal to the common sense of farmers; if you had but one convenient road by which you could carry away the produce of your farm, would it be safe to sell that road to the map. to whom you wish to sell your oroduce. Might he not either erect a toll gate and charge you all your produce was worth for passing over the road T Or might he not re fuse to let you pass until you hd sold him your produce at such price as he pleased to give. If you owned the whole state of Michigan, and de pended on the markets of Boston and New York would you not liko to have control of the roads by which those markets are to be reached at least as far as your own gntes ? . .- . . The people of Michigan do own the Stale, they ought to-own their roads, and they .will repent their sale to ea!teriv capitalists at any price.' . Vickert and Lamb.--Our opponents of both parties are as much surprised at the nominations of these gentlemen, as were the foolish courtiers when Columbus set the egg on end by slightly cracking the shell. "Why !"said they "any body could have done it, if he had thought of it." Why !" say our opponents, "there are a dozen farmers about this county as well qualified for Governor as Messrs. Vickery and Lamb." "To be sure there are, but, you did'nt think of it till af ter the tvhig nominations." Taken all together, gentlemen, there are," as far as intelligence and honesty ate concerned, rather more farmers quali fied for office than of (he class you seem so fond of: Pitiful pet tifngging politicians ; and if we do not mistake you'll ''think of it" too, before elec tion. , . ; ' ' ' 0O"Whigs have you all read the Resolutions adopted at the State Convention 7 have you han ded (hem to yonr neighbor and asked him to read them candidly and unbiased by paityt -. Come neighbors of all parties, let us each feel ourselves a "consul" on whom the duty is laid to "take care that the republic shall receive no detriment." Come ! what have you to say to the Resolution .. .... i, i i i r.i -pontics , ana jei w nose Know icugc oi u.cuiC..v0 ol govornment would ; nardiy nil me nocuie oi Tom. Thumb. and - whose, lives are ..oth- ciou3ly spent in meddling in your affairs, and (ink erinjr (he State until it is brought into tbe condition in which v' nnxv M " ?' ' New Books. The Lices and Opinions of B. F Butler and Jesse Hoytwilh Biographical notes of Stephen Mien, Jacob Bar leer, Wm. L. Marcy Martin Van Buren, John Van Bureu, 4c. dc: ' The above is, in brief, the title of a book of re cent appearance in the city of New York, whichr will be eagerly sought after by every one who has formerly been interested in the politics of the Em pire Slate. Whether praise, or censure, ought (o be awarded (h (he author of "the wrk winch .is merely a compilation of the private correspond ence of these men. depends entirely on his motive. The deed itself is a good one, albeit upon the first ! blush, it has somewhat the appearance ol an inva sion of the sanctity of private life. We shall take farther notices of this work next week, aud perhaps by that time it may reach us. . f ' ,. QrRats leave a sinking ship. " When re, ,'', of (he Free Press came down on Ladd of the Jour nal like a "thousand shingles," bow little could he foresee the nomination of Farmer Vickery, which has occasioned such a scratching amoncr the rats cf the Treasurv. ; Poor fellow ! becomes down 00w before the Capt. "fires. We opine Flood, his .cceggor will find the tide upon' which he is now afloat nas aIready ebbed: and that his voyage will V.Twa's neither for better nor yet for the. worse ., j ,0 ' 1 1 We should not be too niggardly of our praise, for men will do more to support a character than raise one . v ' Mexico, Tub United States, Foreign Powers, " The end not yet" I That the annexation of Texas, and the hi:herl undeveloped but now plainly discoverable. spiri of aggrandizement 'manifested by (he people of the United State's, is rapidly leading to the" adoption of counteracting measures by the legitimacy of Europe, none can doubt. Were Mexico able to maintain her own independence, it would doubtless be a gratfyiog 6ight to monarchists, to behold two sister republics embroiled in war. This not being the case, that they should judge it best t j "adjust the balance of power" by their own interference, is but natural; The following, from a letter to the JV. Y. Evening Post,' when taken in connection w ith the stale of things actually existing, has very much the air of probability. 4.The latest advices from Mexico, will show you that our relations with that country nre assuming an entirely different aspect that it would not be among the strangest things in the world, if we were found before the lapse of many month res cuing her from the clutches of soma European prince. Tho French Minister in Mexico, you will perceive, has demanded his passports ; & probably the next thing we hear will be, the ap pearance fa French fleet off Vera Cruz; or if the auspices nre favors b!e for erecting n throne in Mexico and placing a French prince-perhaps the landing of an army on some part of the coast. It would furnish a magiificeni turn to a period, if Louis Phillippe, "n his next speech fromlhe throne, could annoui.ee, to the chambers, that ' order reign ed in Mexico.' , Mormon War. Th? persecution of this mis guided people (till continues; "The St. Lousi Republican learns that a gentleman wh had vis ited the camp of the Anti Mormons near Lima es iimaied them about 300 swing. The Republican says he also visited the camp of the Mormons and found them to number one hundred. . After leav ing the camps he returned lo Warsaw, where he remained some lime, and learned that the Mormons had all moved into Nauvoo, .and that Beckenstos, the Mormon sheriff had ordered out the Legion lo arrest those who had commenced the disorders. If this report be trme, and the Legion turns out a conflict is inevitable. A letter to Messrs Matthew & Patch, of this city, on Saturday evening from Warsaw, says thai .business was suspended on ac count of the difficulties with the Mormo is.und that several houses had been burned and lives lost. Domestic Dangkb, or who shall be President.- The General government co'utrols the appoini of 14,000 Pos( masters, 14,000, Deputies, 1,000 mail contractors and agents, 2,000 Revenue and Light house officers making in all 33,000 public dependents. Let it be remembered that this pow er, enough to secure triumphant fucces, ihe Whiffs left in ihe hands John Tyler to be used a gainst thern. rtiher than desert their principles. The General and State Governments together, coutrol 87,000 men. , This is exclusive of the Ar my N W, and the troop of persons employed bv the Executive officers of the National aud State GovernmeiitsL . From ihe Detroi t Advertiser. ACCEPTANCE OF MR. VICKERY. CORRESPONDENCE. Detroit, Sept. 19, 1843. Hon. Stetiien Vicert: Dear Sir : The undersigned have been op pointed a committee to inform you that at the Whig State Convention, which was held at Jack son on Wednesday the I7ih inst., you was unan imously selected as the Whig candidate for Gov ernor at the ensuing gubernatorial election, and to request your acceptance of the nomination. , .- .Very Respectfully, Your Fellow Citizens, MORGAN BATES, ) JAMES STUART. V Committee. . ANDREW BACKUS, ) . Schoolcraft, Sept. 23, 1845. Messrs. Morgan Bales, James Stuart, Andrew Backus : Gentlemen I have had the honor to receive your favor of the 19lh inst. informing me that, at ihe M hig State Convention, held at Jackson on the 17ih, 1 was uuaiiimously selecti d as ihe whig candidate for Governor of this Stale at the ensuing guberna torial election, and requesting my - "acceptance of the nomination." .. . .'Though my personal views and feflings on this subject, us made known to the delegates from this county, remain unchanged, I acquiesce in the pro ceedings of the convention, and hereby accept tlie nomination. ... : Aud allow me, gentlemen, to embrace the occa sion to say, that my influence, however small, wdl be exerted to bring about a thorough and radi cal reform in the administration of the Govern, ment a reform that shall be felt in Us benefits aud blessings, by the many, as well as by ihe few. - V I am in favor of restricting the patronage of the executive, bv investing the people with the privi lege as it is (heir undoubted ' right, of electing the State and county officers, at present appointed by the Legislature.--.; .:.- .Of-- reducing salaries and pav of public officers to a scale, bearing some reasonable pro portion to the pitiful reward of labor ; ' ; Of a wholesome and thorough reform in our iudiciarv system, bv which the present ; exlrava gant expenses of litigation may be diminished, and the unucessary and tuiuous delays ot law avoided. . -- : . - 1 am also in favor of selling our Railroads for the purpose of cancelling or reducing tbe State debt. I see no other mode of effecting this object but taxation, direct and grinding taxation : Such are some of the views I entertain, touch. ing the future policy to be pursued by our state government. ;They have been expressed on the spur of occasion, and you are at . liberty to make such use nfthetn as you may think proper. - -Verv respectfully, your ob't serv'i. ; , , , . v i ,S. VICKERY. , "Most men know what they hate, but few what they hate.' ' ih - ! 1 ' ' Correspondence of the Michigan Telegraph. Jackson, Sept. 19, 1345. Messrs Editors: . , , . - ' You have, no doubt, learned the result of ihe deliberations of the whig convention at Jackson. And if I am any j'idge of the tone of public feeling as evinced, it is a ticket which w ill call out the full strength of the entire whig party, together u ill) all those who desire a retrenchment in the present management of our S ate affairs. . With Vickery and Lamb as our standard bearers, - we may well exclaim, . "Our Castle's strength will laugb a siege to scorn." and if we but do our whole duty in p;esenting the issues fairly before the public, I have hardly doubt of the result. They are both practical farmers, and coming as they do, from She ranks of that worthy class of our citizens, deserve, as I have reason to believe tliry will receive, their cordial j-uppnrl.' They are pledged to a sale of ihe pub lic works n reduction of ihe enormous salaries of state officers and a thorough reform in all the departments of our State affurs. The issue is fairly presented, and ihe people are to decide whether thp Lawyer or ihe Farmers eha'l lake the helm of State. For years past the legal fra ternity have appropriated to themselves all ihe honors at:d emoluments nf office, and have so long held undisputed sway, (hat it seems like presump tion on the part of the mass, to question their right. . But having forborne until '-forbearance ceases to become a virtue, the hone& incw of the country uieal last thoroughly aroused, and in No vember next, will teach those po'i ical hucksters j way th9 squ ire, and prevented a large num ibal ihey hsive been weighed in the balances and i bsr' .m from ob'a;ning egress the two bodies lound wanting. Let im rouse to the work, organ- ize our forces, mnrshall our clans, and five a long, a strong, and a pull altogether for the Far mers Tioket. Yours in faith. REFORMER. . Anti.Bank Candidate ! The L'cofoco State Convention, which nominated Mr, Felch, passed a resolution against chartering any more banks iu the State. All (his was very well, hut it was too late. It M as shu Ir.ig the stable door after the steed was stolen. But Mr. Felch. and hi i friends nppot-ed and defeated such a resolution at ihe proper time, as we willrmw prove. . On the 15th of February 1837, Mr. Wisner a whig, offered the following: Resolved, That the various committees to whom have been referred petitions and applications for Benk charters, be instructed to report adverse to such peti. tions. Mr. Felch moved the indefinite postponement of ihe resolution, that i, its rejection. On (his motion Mr Wisner called for the yeas and nays, and Ihey stood: Yeas Almy, Felch, Kings'e', Wing. &c, 22; Navs--Burbank, Gilbert, Wisner, &c. 21 See House Journal 1337 page 220. And so the resolution was rejected by Mr. Felch and another flood of b;tnks let i upon the com munity. Dct Advertiser. Disinterment of the Dead, at Buffalo, Arrest and Examination of those engaged in the transaction, Confessinon SfC. On Suturday Morning there was considerable excttemet t, throughout the city, growing out of certain revehtions nvido by one E'ojjh Kt-l!gg, in relation in the robbing of the graves ol the dead, and ihe finding of four bodies in an old Jioulc on North street, packed in barrels for export. It appears (hat on Friday evening, ihe police got wind of the ma'.ler. and proceeded t ferret it out. Thp Captain of the wach with others, pro. ceededtothe ppot indicated by Kellogg, where they found the four bodies (wo women, one ne gro, and a child twelve or eighteen months of age. Ihe Officers were soon on the alert, and pro ceeded to the new brick block north of ihe cnu.l on Main street, where, ih-v arrested Doctors Win- R. Waterman and Pehs W. Hocey, who have re cently opened an office there, but who it is perhaps justice lo (he profession to state, are not recognis- by our city practitioners: and are not in connection with their local organizations. I here was a third person engaged in the business, Daniel Smith, a Cooper who was arrested on Commercial street,! by officer Stanley. .. . We are obliged. Tor want of room, to omit the testi- mony given on the examination of the persons arrested as we find itin the Pilot; bat subjoin the confession of Smith, which contains all the particnlars- I cannot positively stale the first tinie I ever saw Doc. Waterman, 3 or 4 weeks ago or more. I was siayi'ig m a iiousu uvtv ois otncc; ne was sick and I was cooking for mvself and another man who owned the house in which his office was. He wanted me, sometimes, to make gruel for him. A week or ten days afterward, he united me into his office; we sat down and had some conversation and he finally nsked if I -would dare venture to go into the operation of raising dead bodies ; I told him I would ; that I had rome practice in warfare aud was not afraid of anything ; I was probably in toxicaled at the time. We made our arrangments and I think a week ago last Sunday night. Water-! man Hovey nnd myself started, and went up to the burying ground where we took up two bodies.- Waterman did no labor but was on the watch; we brought the brought the bodies to his office, and he got a key to a room across the hall and deposited the bodies thera. ' ' ' - . I and Waterman went to Black Rock to hire a building. In front of Manl ?'s store t met Hill ; I was inquiring about a building then, Waterman ! at I-,,, ;,,t ; t u;a ihe building tpoken of; Waterman and I started and came up bv the building. Watermen gave me iwo dollar to av rftfli. ' 1 w., to n-,v fti pav rent, l was to pay and keep $2 in advance. ! I was to have pid one dollar more this week. I cume atone to Waterman's' office and he came down soon after. We then agreed to take a wag on that night, and carry up some barrels io the house. J had the key lo one room Hill had (he key lo lo (he other. We thai night carried up 2 barrels. I suppose one of those barrels contained those two bodies. ' I did not see (hem. Hovey went with me; we then w ent out lo the burying ground with the horse and wagon. I told Hovey I thought it a rash act to be seen around that house so much at night. This was about ' 12o'clock at flight. Hovey first thought I was cowardly; I was intoxicated, and did not know what mistake I mi't make, and would not do any more that night; so I went and delivered the horse to Harris's livery stable where I got it. O.t the evening following, HoVey and myself look a hand-cart and went up there and raised two bodies,' and carried them down ih" he house ; they "were "i wo females full grown ; we carried them on a handcart and put one into a barrel and laid the other iti the cellar ; (hat is the ,'ast I have seen of them. ' I returned and did not go to the house until the night I went with Kellog: Kellog's statement is mostly correct , some part he mistook the facts. I can show the graves iheso bodies were taken from; these were from the pub , lie ground beyond ihe Cathol.c ground. The bodies weresupposed to be destined for the Wil longhby Medical School, and others hav brobabljr al. ready been torwarded. From China. -By the Ship Rainbow, from China, intelligence has been received at New York of one of the most calamitaus accidents of the kind, to be found in (he annals of history. From the Friend of Chiua of May Zlit On Sunday afternoon a fire broke out in a the. atro within the walls of the city, which was a. tended with a most melancholy loss of life, and the destruction of much property, ' :! " , The theatre formed the centre of a pq iare, to which there was only one access by a narrow lane., after ihe fire wa9 observed the audience endeavor ed to escape by the lane;- but unfortunately, the crowd from without, were trvins to force their5 ar ,h nsive become i inimod toijether and the' the greatest confusion prevailed. By the Mandarin's books the number of killed is 1.257, including 52 male and female actors ; the wounded are estimated at 2,106. On Monday a part of the ruined wall fell and killed thirty more It is ra'her remarkable that thirty years ago, a similar accident happened at the same theatre. At that time the authorities forbade dramatic per. formances by (he inhabitants : the present compa ny were outside people. It is anticipated (hat an edict w ill be issued, otricliy prohibi ing all such exhibitions for the future. The authorities have purch issd 400 coffiis for the b idles that have not been claimed, and they w ill be interi ed immediately. A large portion of the dead are females and it is feared t'lat not a few were murdered by the robbers, who infest the city, on purpose (o obtain their bracelets aud oth er ornaments. From the Province of Ilonan, accounts had been received of a great enrshqnake, which had demol ished f-b jut ten thousand houses aud killed more than four thousand people. Ilonan is situated a bout in tbe centre of China. From all acou its, it would seem that the Chi nese have, after all proved more th i'i a match for the English iu diplomacy. Il will be reccollec-' led (hat by the treaty, five certain ports were open ed lo the English commerce, to which, however, no Chinese vessel Could trade without a govern ment permit. The English also stipulated lo de liver to the Chinese authorities, all j ink trading witout such permits. Tnjs far all is specious, but the governme it refuses to grant a single permit. The ports are free enough to be sure. The Eo glish thus vent Heir complaints: "Free inter course with the five ports is all a delusion that is we can visit these ports, but not a vessel nor a na tive merchant can come to Ilong Kong. We see junks passing through (he h rb r on their passage to and from Macao ; we also know that large fleets of them visit the Indian Islands for articles of traff. ic which ihey could better obtain here without the delay and danger of a long voyage but here they do not com .-. The cause of this is no secret, they dare not trade at Hong Konc The much lauded treaty made by Sir Henry Potti iger completely checks the bltghtest eppmach to that description of commerce which might most have been calcu lated upon. The Chinese evidently wiil not grant permits to their traders wishing to visit us, and without such permts ve have agreed to seize a ad deliver up to torture and death, inoffensive men.' It was this malignant clausa of the treaty which deeply injured the colony aud disannoinfed-thn f who invested largely in the hope that that it wo'd I be a place of commcrciil importance. ' ' Falal Accident. Coroner Harri, , on Mondav. to hold mi i,miPt r j Conrad and Christian , Fincents, in the north j woods tib ut six miles from the city. It appears' mey occupied a snantv in the wood-, lor the our- pose of burning c in I. end that durinsrihe hih wind on Satu d y night, a :ree was blown upon the sh utywhich kilted both the occupants. Verdict iu accordance wim tvs he's " Biff. PH. 07"Among Hie curiosities in tlie roorvs of ths Connecticut Historical Society, in Hartford, is a Bibse printed in 1473, and which Dr. Robtins thinks ib the oldest (printed) Bible in the world. There is also a volume of ihe Connecticut Gazette printed in this city in 1755 the first paper ever published in the colony of Connecticut, each number is about the size of a sheet of ielier paper." New Haven Rrgixter. . (Ft?-As ihe CJi. Joseph, wi.h a long train of emp ty freight cars, was passing west on Friday lastc a bar of iron, which had been carelessly, left with out proper fastenings, rolled up under the train, ant! knocked some half a dozen cars iolo the ruid- Die oi mis ween.- ve mignt say sometning about lhe neguSeace, ftf Loco Foe (rackwalker, but I numerous B,,d h,Sh authorities have said it vrili I be 80 as ,ong 88 e s,ale retains the road let i- iher party be in power : So mum's the word for consistency ts a Jewel. OO" Wire fences are now made and highly ap proved, in Scotland. Five wires are used -with oak posts, costiug only about 121 cents per yard.1 The top wire is No. 8 and the others No. 5' This fence is said to be cheaper than ooe of board or of posts and rails. . As iron wire is becoming abundant in this couutry, we have uo doubt it'will- be used extensively in "this way in bur Atlantic cilies and states. National American, v . . ? Ignorance lies at the boiiom of all human? kno wledge and the deeper we penetrate the near er we come (o it.' ' ,: " Y , '- -; -- ' '