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Qa nha' 16th,' t-Bby'captured'
f^o,'mofrffheHu% r AftefWfirdihey pto
ceeded to Corniahviile, county, and,
having captured one of .tho desperatta.es,
hung him. f • '<*■ .; . 1
On the New Orleans and Jackson railroad
last week a tree was blqwn across the track
near New Orleans, 1 sad, in ihe mldst of a
storm, a passenger '.rain ran into it. The
shock was so violent as to smash up the
locomotive, tend, r mail and baggage cars,
and throw them down an embankment.
One porfon wav killed, and several uadly
Abou{r*igltj a’clottk on the 20th, the ex
pected'prize fight took place at Johnson's
Lauding, below Alexandria, Va., khe con
testants were Mike Carr, alias English, of
V<’a_ aiogtan, and W. 11. White of Baltimore.
Forty-four rounds were fought in thirty-six
minutes. On the seventh round White’s
•fihotilJer was dislocated. It is said that
English fairly won the fight, but the referee
claiming teat a foul blow was struck by
him,-guve th# vim rj' to While.
The Masonic fraternity of Maryland had
a gala day on the 20th, the cccisicn being
the laying of the corner stone of anew Ma
sonic TempVthe grand lodge of the
Stale officiating. Over five thousand May
sun > Kv; jfc 2u the procession. -A. ten tbpuj
sand collar banquet was given in the eve:
niu 'by ihe Grand Lodge. The gavel useq
by (fcg Grand Master at the ceremonies wad
the san e that whs, vsqd .by .
whenj'as Grand Master, he laid the corner-i
We lq 1793<
It v; imvji of* stone aid “capped with gßldi
The banditti who captured a rr.iirop.cf
train near Franklift, Kentucky, lately, havcj
been captured. Stimulated by a large rc-|
wrttddf Jftjred by thf rajiLrpa^com-|
p!My,~ •par3t''* llei put sued -t£om wit hi
extraordinary vigor, and have arrested
eeveu of them. The men arrested belonged:
with one or two exceptions, to the 52d Ken .
tuoky, Infantry;- which had the reputation;
during the war of Being tth.O.ut the,roughest
in the Western service. One of them has|
turngd Statens evidence, it is ascertained
iferfhe gVeSfij^Haiicr^a^i<s•ing-t-oiUo
with the robbery The “last mau ’ot them-,
was found last week secreted in a cave near
As lo'ojh as Aiq t he con
fessed the whole affair.
. ;i n :
The telegraph announces tiie failure of a
gold brokerage firm in New 4 ork on con
tracts amounting to - >1,000,000.
The attempt of lire celebrated horse Capt.
UlcGovfafi t 'troftf/eu|>;-one 'miles inside;
an hour at Boston, on the IGth, was a fail
ure, and he was withdrawn at tue nirteenih
xni 1 oh.- 5 ; 1 i ;;s ■>;■.
The immense “Hocking Rock, - ’ in Dur
ham, Now Jiajnpshixe, was levered out of
its position by some rascals, a few days ago,
and one of the of the, world was
thbs Mcelroy ed.
Commercial and financial circles in New
York'wefe depressed,week. Dealers in
dry goods, boots and shoes, and live stock
ftre.fcufi’sriug heavy losses, i Some of the dro
vers lost thirty dollars per head upon their
A lata! ‘demurred \td Itfef Buffa
lo & Brie Railroad on last Tuesday near
Wesleyville, by which four persons were
&iid- jfort.x drytued. .The, .Acci
dent was caused by the negligence of work
men engaged, in repairing the Crack.
Of the emigrants arriving at New York
this yearv- tKe 'several Northwestern States
received', the ioijdwing accessions: .
19,995; Indiana, 22,893; Michigan, 3,515;
lowa, 3,9/3 ; Wisconsin, 7,893 ; Minnesota,
3,217; Missouri, 4,206; Ohio, 11,147; Kan
sas, 118.
A Woman’s Rights Convention met at Al
bany on the 20th. The attendance was
small. Lucy Stone Blackwell presided.
She urged the adytcai s# of rigid a lo
caille wßnSive blacks, Tdrs.
Stanton, Fred. Douglass, Parker Pillsbury,
and others were present, and took part in
the proceedings. Resolutions were adopted
strongly in favor of giving the right of suf
frage-K>;all without rCgald - to sex or Color,
and recommending thecieption of women as
delegates to the approaching Constitutional
Convention in that State.
Personal and Literary,
The Black Swan is giving concerts in
Richmond. . ’
The youugpst son of ©resident Johnson
It is reported ihat Thurlow Weed has
lately jckneA the-Presbyterian church.
There is a paper in Erie, Pa., very ab
surdly called the Weekly Father Abraham.
There is a man in Madison, Indiana, of
the”shi6"or JohiiUoupeurcaiphoU'somaltier
Chsmnrcey. ti.-. . . ••
Mb. Clark Lane, of Hamilton, Ohio, has
erected a free library building for young
jaeo, in that.cjJjV *i expense, of &lQ,ouu,
’ John "MorrYssbt patcl hti election ex
penses by betting on Hoffman’s majority in
New York city. He won over $50,000 in
thitt-J'ay. • . , - - '-7
-3&. richest raarejin
Baltimore, proposes to give his suburban
seat of six hundred and three acres to the
city for a public park.
Daniel Carpenter, Sr., Inspector of the
New York, Metropolitan Police, d|ed. veigr
euddehly in that city, on the lath," from fatty
degeneration of the Ijeari. ,
The hew Boston ffiegaiijic,'edited by Mrs.
Julia Ward Howe and Mr. Gilmore, is to be
called -Vo rthcm-.Lijhts.. The illustrations
Will be. engraved;by John Andrew.
The Right Rev. F. A. Rutledge, Bishop of
Florida, died in Tallahassee on fhe-6ih of
November, 'in Die sixty-eighth l yfear of his
age and the forty-fourth year of his min
Mrss Brabdon is a little rusty in her
knowlcdgo-of -javen :'e amusements, or she
would not make children play hop-scotch
on door-steps, as she does in her new story
in Belgravia.
Rev. Mb SpuiwspnV nb ireb;ta London,
now numbeie 3,50d members, but through
the assistance of his elders and deacons he
is enabled to keep up a complete pastoral
supervision over tue whple. -
T:te question whether James Stephens
has left the country is discussed in Fenian
circles. All day long, a man looking like
him sits in his office in New York, but only
the initiated apeak to him. and it is be
lieved that it is only an imitation of Steph
ens, got up to “ fool” the English spies.
Edward Daniel, a colored boy four years
old, a native of Louisiana, but a resident of
lowa, is a wonder. His parents are both
negroes, he ha? the negro features thorough
ly, but his face, neck, arms, and legs are
covered with white spots. Where these
spots are, the flesh is as pure, white and
transparent as that of the fairest white
child. The remainder of the ekia is as
black a<* Africa. One-half of one of his
eyes is blue. Ifao boy is one of twin broth
ers, his brother being perfectly black.
, The late Prince ‘Albert expressed the
♦ opinion-that the Atlantic cable would he
I more likely, to be successfulif it were prac
ticable to layihe cable in an elastic glass
lube, and from an andpeaf classic
author Arbiter) to show that in
those days the elasticity of glass was
| known.
j Rev. 11. Ward Beecher has withdrawn
j from the Independent the right of publishing
i his sermons. They will hereafter appear
i in the Examiner and Chronicle and in the
i ,I lelhodlst. The antagonism created be
tween Mr. Beecher and Mr: Tilton by the
political course of the former, is the cause
of this step taken by Mr. Beecher.
! Mb. Geo. W. Nightingale, of Maysviile,
Me. v sLk weeks ago had a family consisting
j of himself, wife, four sons and twodaaght l
: ers. Typhoid fever entered the house; and
j now the wife and tirco eons are gone, while
; the two remaining daughters and the re
; maiming son are prostrated with the disease,
and not expected to survive.
Me. George Peabody, during Ms stay in
Zanesville, received no less than sixty let
tera from all parts of the country, soliciting
donations for the aid of'individuals, corpo
ration, for charitable' and other purposes,
in fact for almost every conceivable object
for which money could be applied—to all
which he paid no attention. But to Bishop
Mcllvaine he gave, unsolicited, $25,000 for
the benefit of Kenyon College.
“Doc,” a Pitbole darkey, accidentally
shot himself with a revolver a day or two
ago. A physician was called to attend him
and began by ext mining the revolver in
stead of the “nig.” The result was-that
j the revolver was again accidentally dis
' charged, the same nigger getting the bene
fit of te second discharge. The ball that
the darkey lodged iu himself was taken out,
i but the other is lodged beyond the reach of
; thoprobo.; t ‘ ' -
: A young man named Perry committed
| suicide at Oskaloosa on >l, on day the
He had been rejected by "a Miss Mary Hull,
which so affected him that he determined
ito kill her and 'himself.' : Ilia plan wi.s to
kill her while on her way home from church
! on; Sunday? evfcnidjjr, but fbe'lacfy,
; Chre’fttK was'protects by The RSWiif
I and taken safely home. Perry then killed
i himself. Ho left letters io .Lis friends in
; Indiana explaining the affair.
It is announced,;that Riston's theatrical
precedent. She made her first appearance
in New, ji'ark; .on,the evening;of September
20th ; : andvMw twetoty-feix repre
sentations in that city and Brooklyn were
$70,000 She has since given in, Bfcstjm
Idn'repVe'sjntartons, and one in
the receipts being s3Q,ooo,.making $lOO,- ;
000 paid to See her perform in a foreign
language during a period of little more
tiigti'sese4,;weei§. 7 \f\J LeS. SU
The reputed richest man in St. Louis is
James H. Lucas,, whose inpome is $103,281.
Forty yeahs ago, a considerable amount of
property in land was left him by an uncle.
He,wjisf at fhkt time living in. Kentucky.
He repaired t 6 St. Louis, and ’since (ben .
has done nothing,tyut,improve his posse--
sions and pkyf'bxes." ’ As a’large por ion of ■
his property consists. real
estate, ids income ref urns give no'CMTetN \
idea of ; his wealth, which is ‘ esfhii'afdd all |
the way from $10,000,000 to $15,000,000, j
and is daily grow ing in value.
Jean Ingelow devotes most of the money
she.receives from her writings to charitable
purposes. She‘fives is London,'With her
mother, in a very retired maimer, giving a
part of her time to personal attention to the
poor. Besides her various other charities,
she ko£ct:u)> {i din her -tablfe.fa the in
digent sick—especially those just out of
the hospitals wh<r are-hungry and not strong
efiough *to ivorkl She' has generally sbbut
twelve of these needy guests to enjoy
her hospitality .About thrCe. times a week.
She very appropriately calls this free feast
a “Gs^yrightdinner.” - ( ,
Mary TANARUS., vd‘fe of John Appleton, died in
Boston on Wednesday, aged 88 years, after
a wedded- life ;of 61 years duration. Dar
ing the long period of their married life
they have never been separated only a sin
gle night, and neither has. ever been out of
the limits of the the State. Mrs. Appleton
rode in the steam cars only once during her
life, and never, in the horse cars. It is also
stated that her husband has only taken two
rides in the steam cars, though he occasion
ally rode in the street cars. Mr. Appdeton
is now ninety-two years of age, and has
survived all but one of .a, family of six
Don Pedro 11., Emperor of Brazil, when
on his way to the Paris Exposition, intends
to pass through the United States, and it is
now stated that his Majesty will now take
advantage of this opportunity to make an
extended tour -in this country. lie has
long since desired to do this, and to witness
the progress we have made in the arts and
sciences. He is a good chemist, and civil
engineer, an accomplished linguist, and n
great admirer of American institutions, and
he is animated by that desire, so strongly
expressed by almost all the nations of the
world, to make a good friend of the United
States Government.
Anew. clergyman is just now at the
zenith of popularity in New York. Rev.
Charles B. Smyth, but a few months ago,
be"gan-ta preach there, and within that time,
by the jaayqlty of-his idets, his peculiar
style and the undoubtedforcc and, rhetoric
ot‘ his language, he has succeeded in so far
engaging fthe public interest that he now
preaches every Sunday in Cooper Institute
to. an audience greater than that of any
divine Jn- the country. He is at man; of
aboux 32, withpleasing, though not remark
able face. He is already so pepulay thattit
is proposed, to' build, him a magnificent
church, aoJbe erected at once.
Ihtn Alhapy Argus has the following about
Sing Sing- Slate Prison: “ The story about
Ketchum, current in Sing Sing, and, which
many -believe, shows, even if:*falsa,’, into
what estfmhtion the institution has fallen.
It is, that the young man was ‘ entered ’ at
the prison, remained there a few weeks, was
then taken away by his friends, went to
Europe, where ho now is incog., and there
! he will remain until just before the expirp-
I tion’of higsentence, when he will return to
I State Prison and stay until regularly dis
! charged, Itr is said ihat visitors to the
i prison do not see him among the gangs of
I convicts,~6T~in ihe cilice of the contractor,
I where he is said to be employed.”
Edward Garrison Walker, the'colored
man who was recently, ejected to the Mase
achdsdtfw Legislature from'GharletQ.wn, js
a son of the late David Walker, who pub
lished a bo.okju 1830 entitled “An Appeal
to fhe Colored/Citizens of The World,” in
which ho cr.deavered to, show that the. coJ
| ored people of the' United States-were the
I mast degraded -and abject set of beings
I that have ever lived since the world began.
An illiterate, but abie-Rnd earnest man, he
exhorted his race to educate, respect, and
defend themselves. He traveled secretly
through the South distributing his book
among the slaves who could read. The dis
-1 covery pf the work exolted quite a panic in
several of; the’Southern States.
JPa, Isaac ’NeAicx . continues to direct
j the Department of-Agriculture, despite tile
corntmuanpe of a -virulent opposition, ah
which aTLeaetl-fc .dozen who desire, to suc
ceed him cordianyTmite. The.most f(3Sf
i midable candidate is Mr. J. C. G. Kennedy,
who ws Commissioner of the Census; then
there are Colonel Capron of Illinois, Mr.
Dennis of Indiana, Mr. Kilppaft o : f Ohio*,
Mr. Grinnell of Massachusetts, Mr. Kim
mell of Maryland, and others of less note.
No one ever saw a man who did not consid
er himself competent to carry on a farm,
and every politician who ever served on a
committee at a county cattle show believes
that he could distinguish himself asCommis-
I sioner of Agriculture.
Sic I’arii^rapfe
the needle-gan is a
.anpug. ■
—A man in Williamsburg, N. Y., has
patented a combination cradle and rocking
—Mrs. McGentry, of Smithville, Ind,,
killed herself rather than go to the poor
—The two-yearg-old fill j. Maggie Hun Ur,
•of Nashville, has been .sold to a Kentuckian
'for SIO,OOO. ■
—A Texas■gentlemaT^^las£ , week sent, his
wife through from Galveston to New York
by Adams’ Express.
—The new depot at Cleveland, 0., is GB3
feet long, 108 broad, covers 108,540 equare
feet, and cost $500,000.
—A colored committee in Boston have
arranged a oohorfed course of.lectures to Be
called thq “ John Brown Course.” $
—A contract has just been made by the
city authorities of Galveston, Texas, for
strewing 200,000 bushels of shells in the
streets. ; ■ ]' i ; ) .
,—A dog fell into a pit ten feet deep, at
Bennington, Vt., recently, and lived
htedtyUw'o days'oh roots and grubs before
he was discovered and rescued.
—A college for the education of colored
students is about to be erected at New ‘Al
bany', Indiana. It is Intended that it shall
be of a first class character, and will be lib
erally endowed.
—The estimated cost of the Covington
and Cincinnati Suspension Bridge is $1 <5,-
000. It is thirty-six feet wide* and the
main span 1,075 feet. It will be' thrown
open to pedestrians on the Ist proximo.
—Holden Brothers, of Covington, .Ky-,
have received ty ’nail, from Tnibodeauk,
La., a horned frog, “alive and kicking.”
The animal came in a paper collar box, and
the postage on the package was twelve
—The Courts of New York,in a suit now
pending for injunction, have brought out
the fact that the expenses of the wife and
children of a millionaire in that, city, aside,
from a costly furnished mansiqfe, are $305
per diem.
-•; - Mb
gular accident. A lady was tripped up
by her own crinoline aht’ fell to the side
walk,'when a sharp stick struck her in the
eye, forcing the organ almost completely
from its socket; * "' ■ • • ■ "
—A youth of nineteen and a. woman of
59 were united in marriage at Clyde, Wayne
county, New York, not long since., -.The
lady gave his lord S4OO with which to en
gage in business, and has never seen him
dr -thq money sinee^ 1 \ \j \i—
A boy 4bout twelve years of age,‘ef"St.
Joseph county, Indiana, while out hunting
ducks, one da/ last ’week',' while 'dragging
his gun, caught the ‘hammer’ On a foccd,’
when it went off, lodging the contents in
Ms side, near the heth’t. He died- the next
day.' ' ■
—The owners of the steam saw mills at,
Menomonee, Wisconsin,' have thirty five! ’
thousand acres .of land in that vicinity’, two
thousand acres of which are under cultiva
tion for supplies. employed,
in the thousand .feet of lum
ber a day are mauu iacthred.
—The use of a wire tiller-rope is stated s
to be the principal reason why there was
not a terrible ipgs of life in the case of the
recent bhra|ng*of tlie steamer Von Piir.l on
the Lower MTssilsippi. ; The usual tiller
fope’weuld soon have been burned off,'and
the boat have become unmanageable.
—A San Francisco correspondent writes
that the stuff which is vended in our Atlan
tic cities as California wine-bears no re
semblance to the V’-fo® and 1 white jhfedVf
the California grape. There are only one
or two'.’gonuuis a^ra^e^jTJthe.Tk^antic
—A roan in Lewisburg, Preble county,
Ohio, having djed* ofs dgt&tim:.trme’Ks H Bde
wife brought-suitr for damages f.gainst two
men of whom he had been accustomed to
buy liquor. The oouhty court awarded her
SSOO from one of the men, and S2OO from
the other.
~ —The R|v> D*. Dlx,'..of Trinity .Church,
New York, in a late - ' sCrmon said lie kohld
mention an insurance company whose pro
perty falls not short of 6f -and
at least three individuals in that city, each
of whom is fß'ported possessor of fifty mil
lion dollars.
—A mysterisus n\an has hecß seen iq the
wood in the vicinity of Hartford, Connecti
cut. He runs away and keeps well bid, and
all attempts to capture him have been in
vain. When seen he has always had on a
knapsack, wore whiskers of several weeks’
growth, and looked very dirty. He is
thought to be the yet undetected Farming
ton murderer.
—A lot of Cashmere and Angora goats
has been placed upon a farm near Peoria.
The Transcript says that they present a
beautiful appearance, with their snow
fleeces, which are already from'' six to eight
inches long, and which, for fineness sur
passes anything in the wool raised iff this
country. Nearly the whole f jck has been
rais'Cddn tbiJ.State. . r .
,—ln la .fit of insanity ,-a Mrs. 8., residing
in the south part of Norfolk, Connecticut,
a few days ago, destroyed $2,000 of United
States bonds, by burning them . Fortunate
ly the numbers were preserved, and new
expected fo be issued.to her from
the United States treasurer’s office, proper
proofs of-the dbsfrtuJtion of thcßonds'and
of her insanity being furnished.
—The once ppywgttsffixffiactions haye'
dwindled down To a population of about
4,000, residing at different places in south
western apd Cenfiral New Yorx They gen
erally culuyate farms with industry and
success, fhfe valuation of their property
amounting to $310,000, and that they
appreciate the benefits of civilization is
seen by the fact-that they have 872 scholars
attending 23 schools.
—The St-Paul Pioneer says-it has.been
discovered that the remains of;“Shakbpee”
ana “MediiSlfib Bottle,” Indians who wore
hung at Fort Snelling last year, were taken
possession of by the doctors. “Shakopee”
was preserved in spirits, and is now on ex
hibition at Philadelphia. Mr. Bottlels
skeletou now ornaments the rooms of the
St. Paul Medical Society.
—At Detroit, recently, a man in the act
of jumpjng on a ferry boat caught his foot
inlhe railing, and there hung, head down
ward, tintH. the- craft was half way across
the river. A deck-hand fortunately dis
covered the man in his uncomfortable posi-
Eon, and released him, half dead frbm ths
effect of the water, his head having been
completely submerged .during the novel
—ln New fork city, a boy sixteen years
of age, on Thursday forged‘the -'ame of
Sames A. Dorman to a check for $20,000 on
the SixthNatiqual Bank, and presented it.
The clerk paid it, .as he believed
the signature to be genuine, but Mr. Dor
man did not have that amount in bank, and
becoming suspicious, he sent for a detect
ive. The boy whan arrested confessed to
the forgery, t and was committed for trial,
bail being-refused
—Andrew Brockmaan, one of the victims
of the Indian massacre at New Ulm Moun
tain 4 in 1863, has arrived at Buffalo. He
experienced: the torture of seeing his cabin
burned and his’wife and foul 1 children mur
dered before his eyes, and was then horribly
mutilated—hP tongue cut out, hamstring
severed, his fingers cut, his hands maimed,
his scaip torn reeking from hire-head; which
had previously been perforated withihree
bullets ; but despite these wounds the un
fortunate man survived, and was carried to
Salt Lake City, where he has remained in
hospital for three years.
—The Sioux City Register says that a few
evenings ago it saw a young mau of seedy
exterior and unkempt hair aud whiskers,
Just down from the mountains, seek passage
in the Council Bluffs stage. When he came
to take his seat in the stage, he turned out
to be the owner of a box containing about
one hundred pounds of gold dust. His
companions in the same coach possessed
1 gold to the amount of nearly, two . undred
.thousand dollars.
v —The new Merchants’ Union Express
Company has made- a contract with the
Chicago & Northwestern Railway Company
to extend its operations over the several
branches of that road, which will be done
immediately. This new company is already
running over 8,000 mil -s of lines, from the
Atlantic coast to the Mississippi river. It
now runs from Chicago, over the Michigan
.-Boulters, Michigan Centra’,-Rt. Louis, and
Rock Island, andiwill, by the first of Jan
uary, be running over every railroad out
of Chicago.
—lt is getting to be quite a fashion in
,California Jar gentlemen to take their fami
lies but into the country and camp out un
der the trees. They pitch their tent and
leading a gypsy life for a month, shooting,
fishing, doing their own cooking, and very
little washing. As it never rains until a
proper dime appointed by the almanac,
there is no fear of a damper upon their en
joyment, and they come back very brown
and very healthy. The doctors discourage
the-delightful fashion very much, as it in
terferes sadly with their practice, aud, if
universally .adopted, would leave them like
Othello, without any occupation. There
are any number of ladies who can handle a
double barrel with effect, and bring down
their birds with the nonchalance of old
—Sidney Tompkins, a wealthy farmer of
Stillwater, Washington county, New York,
lately met'with his death in a v very singular
manner. Upon visiting his eattkyard, he
disaovemt that one of his -cows was in
great distress, in consequence of the lodg •
aient of a potatoe in the . throat. Mr.
Tompkins undertook to relieve the animal,
and for this purpose thrust his arm partial
ly down her mouth and throat. While
standing oyer’.the head of the animal, the
tfow in its agony presseditshead downward,
jiud, suddenly elevating it again, caught
’.Mr. T. upon its horns, throwing him several
feet into the abq.. In his descent he struck
upop the . palipg .of .a . fence, one of the
nickels of which entered his neck, severing
one - of'the arteries, from which he bled to
death "In a fe w moments.
. ;,i.. ii iForeisfu i*ossl|.
—The Emperor of Austria empjoys him
self the battle-fields, the scenes
of hife late defeats. His tour appears to be
...a..melancholy, ope, both hi intent and the
: receptiontf accorded him.
—Two old Chinese novels have recently
been translated into French by jl. Stanislas
.Julii.li.shey are ;“ Yu.-kiat>r]i,” :or “ The
Two Cousins,” and “ P’ing-chang ling
you,,” or, “The Two Literary Young
Girls:” '
—The Paris ladies have found out a way
of dyeing dresses without ripping them to
pieces.,,and for a few- ffanos the dear crea
tures'appear, ..in any color* that is. desired,
looking as fresh as if just from the hands of
■the modiste.
The work of piercing Mont Cenls is
completed. The tunnel, which, is twelve
thoußiuuf two hundred add twenty metres,
.(about seven and ' two thirds miles) in
‘length; is already'pierced' six thousand one
hundred and ten metres.
—A newspaper in London recently con
tained the following: “For President of
Jjiiffland.JOm BRIGHT.” It was merely
the head-line of an advertisement; but it
shows in what channel the thoughts of
sen.); of the Britons are running.' '
The ’Prussian' '"War' ’Office‘pubUshCS
statements to show that it was not the su
penorltyof, (heTieedla gun, but of the men
wlio carried it; that gave the victory to the
Kingdom iu the late war. The total con
sumption of cartridges during the campaign
was only seven to each infantry soldier. In
the hottest engagement the highest figure
was Jw-enty-thren per man of those present.
Darhsg the war nine hundred cannon were
brought into play, and each gun fired forty
rounds, , •
—Mr. John Lord, in his book of travels in
British Columbia, describes the candle fish
of the Arctic regions, which is wonderfully
fat and well adapted for foo'din that climate.
The natives use’them as'lamps for lighting
their lodges. The fish when dried has a
piece of rush-pith or a strip from the inner
bark of the cypress tree drawn through it
with a wooden needle ; thus it is furnished
with a wick, and, when stuck in a cleft
stick and lighted, burns steadily until it is
—A few days ago a cable dispatch in
formed us that three thousand Cretan insur
gent soldiers were drowned in a cave on the
coast, in which they had taken refuge. A
tetter in a London paper, written by a
Greek, says that in Candia there is no tide.
Lord Byron spoke of it as an “untideless
sea,” and, besides, though there was one it
would neveirrcach Melidoni, as it lays high
up in the mountains- Therefore, the loss
of the 3,000, and also the submission Of th%
insurgents, must be a fabrication emanating
from a Turkish source.
—A change has been made in engineer
ing of the. Russian lines, and the French
, Engineers have been relieved of their du
i lies. Messrs. Winaus have obtained anew
contract for working the St. Petersburg &
•vMGßaiffW Railway upon -terms still more fa
vorable -to tkemthan their-present contract.
Four hundred locomotives are to be built at
the railway works at Alexandrowski, near
St. Petersburg, and within the last few days
specifications have .been deceived in L6ndon
for locomotives for the Russian lines.
—The following may be relied on as a
private statement of the French Emperor
in regard to the Mexican expedition, made
immediately after the first announcement
concerning the withdrawal of his troops:
“ I have given it up entirely. I was drawn
into it through false documents and false
representations. I was led to suppose there
was a population on which the Government
coula be established, but there is no such
population. I want my marshals and my
troops at home, and shall bring them, giv
ing the whole thing up, without even ask
ing for a financial settlement with Mexico.”
—The British Secretary of State for War,
has decided upon granting a substantial re
wai to the family of the unfortunate de
ceased, Mr. Jacob Snyder, the inventor of
the new breech-loader. The funeral of Mr.
Snyder, who-was an American, took place
at Kensal Green Cemetery. Only a few
hours before his death, Mr. Snyder informed
a friend at his bedside that he had anew
secret with regard to the great principle of
national defense, more important than any
one had yet discovered. “I will tell you
the secret to-morrow,” said he, “ when you
call to see me.” The morrow came, but he
was dead, and his secret with him.
—Lyons, France, is in distress because
the world no longer buys her figured silk?.
In 1858 she exported $17,000,000 worth,
but in 1863 she* exported but $2,000,000,
and-this year but $1,400,000. Her people,
thrown out of employment on account of
the caprice of fashion, are in a condition of
extreme suffering. Having exhausted all
the charity of her own people, Lyons begs
; the world to rctnrn to return to its former
tastes, and wear again the figured silks.
Jhis is echoed in Paris, and that the ladies
•here, who lead the world, can resist the
ilie of woe from their suffering country
men and women, is hardly to be supposed.
Thiir journals urge a return to the figured
silks, and Eugenia’s dressmaker will proba
bly settle the question by going back to the
styles of the last decade.
1101111, FARM MD GARDEN.
Cellars. —Close up only when there is
danger of freezing. Fruit should be kept
at a uniform low temperature —as low as it
can be without injury. The changes that
go on in ripening fruit, generate heat, and
this should be borne in mind. They also
cause the liberation of injurious gases, and
when fruit is stored iu cellars under dwel
lings, ventilation should be provided. An
opening into the flue of a chimney is as
good as any other.
Keeping and Settling Coeebe.— The fol
lowing appears valuable; “For one pound
coffee, take one egg and beat it well. When
the coffee is nicely browned and cool
enough not to cook the egg, pour the egg
over it, stirring it until every kernel is
coated as with a varnish, aud let it stand a
few minutes in a wanq place until it dries.
Tnis will prevent the escape of all aroma,
is not affected by moisture, and the egg
helps settle the coffee when it is ground and
steeped.”— Farmer's Daughter, Hastings,
Sheep. —lf sheep are in poor condition
now, they must be gradually brought up;
feed oats in the sheaf, a few daily, and
some roots and good hay. When grass
fails, hemlock boughs once or twice a week
are good. Let all have the range of dry
yards or fields, and warm sheds well ven
tilated. The period of gestation in ewes is
about five months, (152 days,) and a flock
in good order is rarely served in less than
three to five weeks. If sheep put up to fat
at this season, sell in February, March, or
April for enough to pay their present value,
and for all the grain fed to.them, there is a
profit. Their manure will be full pay in
many places.
Receipt tor Curing Meat:— i-To 1 gallon
of water, take 1J- lbs. of salt, h lb. of su
gar, I oz. of saltpetre, £ oz. of potash. .In
this ratio the pickle to be increased to and
quantity desired. Let these be boiled to
gether until all the dirt from the sugar rises
to the top and is skimmed off. Then throw
it into a tub to cool, and when cold pour it
over your beef or pork, to.remain the.usual
time,, say four or five wfeeks. The- meat
must be well covered with pickle, and
should not be put down for at least two or
three days after killing; during which time
it should be slightly sprinkled with pow
dered saltpetre, which removes all the sur
face blood, &c., leaving the meat fresh and
clean. Some omit boiling the pickle, and
find it to dp well, though the operation of
boiling purlfies'the pickle by throwing off
the dirt always to be found in salt and su
gar. If this receipt is properly tried, it
will never be abandoned. There is none
that surpasses it, if so good.— Germantown
Could not keep House without It.— Mrs. Persit
S. Black, of Paris Hill, Me., writes: “ I have had it five
years, and done all the sowing for ray fa mily; and now
I fcel that Ixoud not keep house a week -without- it. : '
‘J. It. GIuSmaRLAiN, of South Now Berlin, N. ¥,
;writes:.. -“.lt suits ns in every way. ffe really ftel
that we rvould not keep house without it.”
A, Yancev, of Mount Pleasant, lowa, writes: ‘ Have
used one cf your machines (Willcox & Gibbs), in our
family for three years. It has paid for itself several
times over. We would not know how to keep house
without it ”
New York, Novbmber 27, 1860.
FLO'TR—Extra Hound Hoop 0hi0.... 10 60 @ 11 SO
T7HEAT—No. 2Milwaukee Spring.. 2.E0 @ 2.31
BARLEY 100 © 105
CORN—Sound Western Mixed 1.22 @ 124
OATS—New Chicago..... 02 @ 03
PORK—Mess new. 21£0 @2173
31?Si' CATTLE—Common to g00d... 10 50 @ 15 50
DRESSED HOGS 9.60 @ 9.75
Clitea go, November 27, 1860
BEEVES—Stock to prime 300 @$ 6.50
BUTTER—Common Firkin IS @ ,20
GGGB 29 @ .30
fLODß—Winter White..... 12 70 @ 13 75
Spring Extra... 950 @ 975
GRAIN—Corn, No. 1 68 @ 91
Oatf, No, 2 .37 @ .38.
Bye . .. 85 @ .87
Wheat —Spring No. 1 New. 209 @ 2.13
Barley Western—new 1.00 @ 102
HOGS —Live medium 625 @ 6.50
HOPS —Western.. .50 @ .{5
LARD 12%@ .12%
PORK—Mess, Now ; ;.... 20 00 @ 20 25
SHEEP —Good 3.50 @ 4.00
Cincinnati, November 27, 1866.
FLOUR—Family 12.75 ® 13.25
WHEAT—Spring No. 1.. . 2,25 (and. 2.30
Winter No. 1...■ • •“ @ 275
CORN—Mixed, shelled @ .90
OATS—Nos. 1 and 2 45 @ .48
RYE—No. 1. 1.16 @ 1.20
BARLEY—Prime Fall 1.62 @ 1.68
PORK —Mess—Regular .... 20 30 ,@ 21.00
HOGS —Live 5.75 @ 6.50
Dressed 7.50 @ 775
UNIVERSITY is the largest and most thorough Insti
tution of the kind in the country, and young men
going to Chicago should consult their own best inter
ests by attending this College, where every depart
ment of a Business Education is thoroughly taught—
Bryant, Stratton & Co’s. Scholarships are good during
life in forty-eight different Colleges—Address for Col
lege Paper, Circular, College Cu rency and Specimens
of Penmanship. BRY'ANT a STRATTON.
_ Chicago, 111.
Dr. Schenck’s Mandrake Pills,—A Sub
stitute for Calomel.
These Pills are composed of various roots, having the
power to relax the secretions of the liver as promptly
and effectually as blue pill or mercury, and without
producing any of those disagreeable or dangerous
effects which often follow the use of the latter.
In all bilious disorders these Pills may be used with
confidence, as they promote the discharge of vitiated
bile, and remove those obstructions from the liver and
biliary ducts, which are the cause of bilious affections
in general.
ache, and all disorders of the Liver, indicated by sallow
skin, coated tongue, costiveuess, drowsiness, and a
general feeling of weariness and lassitude, showing
that the liver is in a torpid or obstructed condition.
In short, these Pills may be used with advantage iu
all cases where a purgative or alterative medicine is
Please ask for “Dr. Sohenck’s Mandrake Pills,” and
observe that the two likenesses of the Doctor are on
the Government stamp—one when in the lasi stage of
Consumption, and the other in his present health.
Sold by all Druggists and Dealers. Price 25 cents
per box. Principal Office, No. 15 North 6th
Philadelphia, Pa.
General Wholesale Agents: Domas Barnes & Cos., 21
Park Row, New York; S. S. Hanco, 108 Baltimore
street, Baltimore, Md.; JohnD. Park, northeast corner
of Fourth end Walnut street, Cincinnati, Ohio; Wal
ker & Taylor, 134 and 136 Wabash avenue, Chicago,
Illinois; Collins Brothers, southwest corner of Second
and Vine streets. St. Louis, Mo. [4iswJ
An inf tantaneons remedy for chronic rheumatism,
headache, toothache, croup, colic, quinsy, sore throat,
and pains m ary dart of the body. Remember, this
article is a success—not an experiment; for 19 years it
has been tested. No medicine has ever had each arep
utation as this: silently it has worked its way before
the public, and ail are loud in its praise. “Chronic
Rheumatism.” Thousands who laid for weeks on a
bed of agony, and neter walked for months without
the aid of crutches, with this c< mplaint, can testify to
the magical effects of this liniment. They are cured
and proclaim its virtues throughout the land. Remem
ber, relief is certain, and a positive cure is sure to 'fol
low. Headache of all kinds we warrant to cure. Pu
trid sore throat, quinsy, and diptheria are robbed of
their terrors by a timely use of the Venetian Liniment.
It has saved hundreds the past three months. Price,
40 and 80 cents a bottle, Office, 56 Cortlandt street,
New' York. Sold by all druggists.
Every living being has in his system
When these are within their natural liw' i our health
is good; but when they are in excess, pains, colds,
rheumatism, gout, debility, costiveness, diarrhea, dys
entery, erysipelas, &c, afflict us. What we have to do
to recover out health is to take out from the BOWELS
AND THE CIRCULATION the excess of imparities.
This done, health follows of necessity.
aro the only medicine that can do this with entire
safety to all the organs of the body.
are now living who have adopted BRANDRETH’S
PILLS as their only remedy for periods of from thirty
to fifty years, and whose average heath is excellent.
Triey have always cured themselves, when sick, by
using these
Principal office, Brandreth building, New York.
The Season of Storms.
The blasts of autumn and the chill storms of early
winter are apt to make sad inroads upon the constitu
tions of the feeble. In old times at the commencement
of every season it was the fashion to lake a strong
cathartic as a safeguard against a change of tempera
ture. It was a worse than senseless practice. The
people of our day understand the matter better. In
stead of depleting the system they reiuforco it. In
the method they adopt they exhibit a wise discrimi
nation. Instead of resorting to the vitiated stimu*
lants of commerce, or any of the compounds derived
from them they put their faith in the only absolutely
pure invigorant procurable in the market—HOSTET_
TEHS STOMACH BITTERS. Their faith is well
founded. Never has any tonic medicine been prepared
with such scrupulous precision and conscientious care
It is a vegetable compound of which every ingredient
is sound, wholesome, and medicinal in the true sense
of the word. Now we have three prominent national
complaints. One-half of the adult population of the
United States suffer more'or less, cither from diseases
of the stomach, dor mgements of the liver, or affections
of the kidneys, la no other laud under Heaven are
these maladies so general as in this country, and
HOSETTER’S BITTERS is a specific for them all,
unless organic in their origin, and, therefore, beyond
all cure. And let those who are fortunate enough to
be exempt from them-at present understand one
great fact, viz; that an occasional use of this vitalizing
tonic will as certaiuly prevent them as the sun will
prevent the earth from freezing where its genial beams
descend.— Communicated.
K Household Necessity Exists for the use of
Durno's Celebrated Catarrh Snuff.
The best renown remedy tor "a Cold %n the Head,"l
Headache, Snuffles, Sore Eyes, Deafness, and the worst
forms of that loathsome disease, CATARRH.
It cleanses the entire head. Its effects are pleasant
and wonderful, contains no tobacco, nor injurious ingre
dient. It has the highest professional testimonials.
Sold by all Druggists for 25 cents per Box. Can be
sent by mail on receipt of 30 cents for one Box, or $1
for four Boxes. Address JAS. DDRNO, Postoffice Box
1235, New York City. Wholesale by D. BARNES 4
qO., 21 Park Jlcw New York.
Do yon wish to have your hair cauterized from the
scalp? No. Then beware of the new brood of Vitriolic
and Caustic Dyes got up by nostrum-mongers, who
bear the same relation to the responsible Chemist that
l*lrales ami S*rivateers
\jpar to honest merchantmen. Remember tha*the ex
perience oi years, and the very highest scientific en
dorsements, guarantee the superiority of
over every other in use. It is purely vegetable, infal
lible, and instantaneous. Manufactured by J. CRIS
TADORO, No. 6 Astor House, Now York. Sold by
all Druggists. Applied by ail Hair Dressers.
■the vital principal of life,
•essing the >iws of nature
orkings of tiW beautiful
h God made pWfect, na
■ great ElectricarYattery,
L effort to remove tVe im
clogs the circulation of
roes. To assist Nature,
Magnetic Fluid,’’prepar
ed oy me owam Manufacturing Company,
which is nothing less than Electricity in
liquid form, and is undoubtedly the most
wonderful as well as most useful chemical
discovery of this age of fruitful research.
It is composed of the most powerful ingre
dients known to chemistry, and when com
bined by this, the only known process, and
applied to the human form, it supplies the
deficiency of magnetic power, needed to
banish disease. J
Palsy of long standing, Scrofula, and
Epileptic fits have been cured in a few
minutes, while Rheumatism and Neuralgia,
those giant diseases which have for ages
baffled medical skill, aid caused untold
suffering, yield at once to the healing in
fluence of this powerful fluid. It is war
ranted to heal the following diseases when
used according to directions as a bathing
lotion ; Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Palsy,
Fits, Swelled Joints, Scrofula, Stiff Limbs,
Spasms, Deafness, Cancer, White Swelling,
Salt Rheum, Sore Eyes, Female Weak
Back, Spinal Affections, Prolapsus, and
other Female Diseases. r^,
Remember that its use involves no long
tedious, uncertain, and costly experiment,
but its good effects will be seen almost in
stantly while in no case can it possibly dq
IVjjjTm. .* 7
*tend to the proprietors for circular coA
tainncg certificates from well known otti
zens remarkable cures, effected bVlhis
medicinto after all other remedial had
failed torelieve. /
One botHs will be sent to wKy part of
the United Sfhtes on receipt of me dollar.
DR. C. H. SW-iddST & CO.,
'Sucessors to DR. JAS. MORRELL, Proprietors.
81 South Water Street, Chicago.
. Sold by leading druggist* everywhere, I
Among the Advantages Claimed for the Weed
Sewing Machine, please note the following:
It can make but one Stitch, and that the Lock— this
it riever fails to do.
The Needle is straight—therefore sure and powerful.
The Blade of the Needle is shorter than that of any
other Shuttle Machine in use.
Its speed is superior to most—thus producing more
effect with the same effort.
It is not Noiseless, but few are more so.
They not only run quietly but easily.
The Tension is the most simple and effective of any.
Tlie feed is perfect. Admirably arranged for exam
ination, cleaning, oiling, &c.
With its shuttle and straight short needle— simple
yet perfect feed and tension—speed and easy motion,
it produces the best stitch, with the least trouble, in
the shortest time, without destroying the life and
elasticity of the thread or silk.
Special attention is called to the fact that the
arrangements of the Weed Sewing Machine
are such that a firm and elastic seam can be made
with light tension, and retain the pliability of the silk
or thread equally with hand sewing.
Prices correspond with those of other first-class
Machines. Every Machine is Warranted to give per
fect satisfaction.
Agents wanted. Extra inducements offered.
Northwestern Office, 102 Washington St., Chicago.
Weed Sewing Machine Cos.
the “ Little Corporal,”
Is acknowledged by the leading papers to be the
Best Children’s Paper in America !
Published Monthly, at One Dollar a year, (ten cents
for sample copy,) by
Circulars sent free I CHICAGO, ILL.
Metropolitan Hotel!
This Hotel has recently been enlarged by the addi
tion of the May Hotel, and now contains Two Hundred
and Fifty Rooms, well furnished and lighted with s-ao
WILLCbx &1 BB S ’
‘ltsseam is strong-H Her and less liable to
rip in use or weaißl “than the Lock
stitch.’ [“ Judges'll port,” at the
“ Grand Trial.
Send forthe “Re-H Hport,” and samples
of work, containing™ HiotA kinds of stitch
es, on the of goods.
L. CORNELL &HHICO. Gen’l Agents,
133 Lake St. Chicago.
Fairbanks, Greenleaf $ Cos.,
226 & 228 Lake Street, Chicago.
TX7ANTED. —Salesmen to represent our
* interest in every town and county in the United
States. Steady employment given. Every! ody send
for circulars (enclosing stamp). HALE A CO-, 41
Lombard Block, Chicago, Illinois.
CHICAGO, - - - IX.X.-
Have gotten up a splendid lot of fine
American and Geneva Watches,
Of their own manufacture, such as Fine Diamond Sot,
Snow Engraved, Enameled, jfateut Magic Case.
Set In Gold Bracelets and Finger Kings.
Richly Chased Tea and Tete-a-Tete Sets, Cups, Gob
lets, Urns, Ladies’ Napkin Rings, &c.; new Grecian
and Medal linn Pattern, Preserve, Jelly, Ice Cream and
Sugar Spoons, Knives and Forks, &c., put up in line
style for presents and keepsakes. A variety of
French Clocks, Rielily Plated Ware,
Jewel Cases, &c., &c.
Waving through our house in New York and Geneva
very superior facilities for new styles and low prices,
we would confidently invite all to examine our stock
before purchasing elsewhere.
Dealers from surrounding towns will find cur stock
of valuable Watches, Clicks and Jewelry Materials
very complete, and always as low as can bo bought of
manufacturers and importers having their offices in
New York.
No. 122 Clark Street,
Wholesale Dealers in
Caster Frames and Crneis,
And Kerosene Goods of Every Description ,
Sucii as Shades, Globes, Burners, Wicks, Ac., with a
large stock of goods selected with gre; t care, and
bought in many instances below actual cost of produc
tion, which we offer to the trade at figures which
cannot fail to secure their patronage. Call and ex
amine. Being the oldest house in the above business
in Chicago, we know w) reof we speak.
American Watch
It is made on the best principle. Its frame is com
posed of SOLID PLATES. NO jar can interfere with
the harmony of its working and no sudden shock can
damage its machinery. Every piece is made and fin
ished by machinery, (itself famous for its novelty, as
well as for its effectiveness) and is therefore properly
made. The watch is what all mechanism ahculd be—
Except some high grades, too costly for general use,
foreign watches are chiefly made bv women and boys
Such watches are composed of several hundred pieces,
screwed and riveted toge her, and require constant re
pairs to keep them in any kind of order. Ali persons
who have carried “ ancros ” “ lepines,” and “Englisn
patent lovers,” are perfectly well aware of the truth of
this statemei t.
At the beginning of our enterprise more than 10 years
ago, it wascur fixst object to make a thoroughly good
low priced watch for the million, to take the place of
these foregn impositions; the refuse of foreign factor
ies, which were entirely unsaleable at homo and per
fectly worthless everywhere.
How well wo Lave accomplished this, may he under
stood from the fact that after so many years of public
trial, we now make MOKE Til AN HALF OF ALL THE
that no others bare ever given such universal satisfac
tion. While this department of onr business is con
tinued with increased facilities for pet feet work, we
are at present engaged in the manufacture of watches
NOMETERY, unequaled by anything hitherto made
by ourselves, and unsurpassed by anything made in
the world. For this purpose we have the amplest fa
cilities. We have erected an addition to our main
building, expressly for this branch of our business,
and have filled it with the best workmen in our ser
vice. New machines and appliances have been con
structed which perform their work with consummate
delicacy aud exactness. The choicest and most ap
proved materials only are used, and we challenge com
parison between this grade of our work, and the finest
imported chronometers. We do not pretend to sell
cur chronometers for less money than foreign watches,
but wo do assert without fear of contradiction, that
for the same money our product is incomparably su
perior. All our watches, of whatever grade, are fully
warranted, and this warrantee is good at all times
against us or our agents in all parts of the world.
CAUTION. —The public are cautioned to buy only of
respectable dealers. Ail persons selling counterfeits
will be prosecuted.
Agents for the American Watch Cos.,
182 Broadway, N. Y.
No. 115 Lake Street, Chicago, '
Hat ami Far Factory.
s;i-l!o|) A: Karnes;, 115 Lake Bt, Chicago
Circular Saws,
€* Paten; Movable Teeth,
y less skill, less files—saw smoother
; and better—ent less kerf. Tho
saw always retains its original
size. Send for descriptive pam
phlet, containing information of value to ail interested
In lumber, and sawing of any description.
No. 2.Tacob-st..near Ferry-st.,N.Y
The Book of Wonders contains information of im
portance to everybody old and young, male and
female, married and single. Sent postpaid on receipt
of 26 cents, by .0. A. BOOK BACH,
122 Nassau St., New York,

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