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PublUhed by James narperj .: - ' I : ; ' ""Truth and Justice" ! . J",.. ' , ,,,. At $1 30 In Advance.
Volume Number 49. ' ; GAL L I P OL I S , O il I ONO VE MB 17850 . I Whole Nume7777.
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Each subsequent insertion,
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" " 1 year.
To those who advertise larger a Iibe
ral reduction will be made.
For the Gallipolis Journal.
To Mrs. McUmber, on the death of her
Mourn not for her, her soul is fled,
Her body now is numbered with the
Her painful conflicts, long though great,
are o'er,
And mortal pains can ne'er afflict her
more. . ,
Her lips did often with the assembly join
In fervent prayer and singing hymns di
. Tine;
Her willing ear received the welcome
Of Christ her suffering and triumphant
"''' Lord.
Her shining virtues still her worth Im
part. And stamps her name upon her chil
dren's heart;
My mem'ry does thy mother's image
More precious far than mines of massy
Her children's tears, sad orators, can
The death of a mother that they loved
so well;
Her name shall live though not in sculp
tured stone,
To be rehearsed by ages not her own.
In the bright annals of celestial fame,
Where none are written but of pious
May husband and children meet her
- when they die.
To shout hosannas far above the sky.
EWINGTON, Oct., 1850.
From the New York Recorder.
Burial of Judson.
Weep, Birmah, weepl let thy tear-fountains
Be unsealed in this hour of thy sor
row! Shroud thee to day in thy sable array,
And the Cypress tree plant on the
Plant it beside the blue Ocean's tide,
That o'er his clay tenement rolling.
Bears to thy shore, and mingles its roar,
- With the funeral bell that is tolling.
Weep, Birmah, weep! he is sleeping that
. Which in time never knoweth a wa
king; His labor is done, and the prize he hath
" won,
And tho conqueror's rest he is taking.
Oh, Earth may not claim to graven his
On her columns above where he lies;
Let his sepulcher be the blue marble
- sea, .
. Like his home in the blue azure
Calm roll the wave o'er his water;
And soft blow the breezes o'er it;
Unknown let it be in the depths of the
"" ' sea, " 1 ' . " ' ;
Lest unconscious we bow and adore
it! - . , -
So shall he sleep in the arms of the
; deep, - i
' And ange's watch over his sleeping, . I
Till the graves of the just shall yield up
'---'--their dust," ' . v
; And the Ocean the treasure he's
G. W.
Mr. Bancroft, it is said, is now bu
sily engaged in continuing his Histo
ry of the United States. The three
Tolumesalready published constitute
the history of the colonization of the
country. - He cow proposes three
more for the American Revolution.
He obtained many valuable materials
vVhile Minister to England. . , . .
t Labor Fra. The Medical Times
says the largest doctor's fee on rec
ord, is that Teceivedby Mono. Felix.
- He operated for - fistula in and upon
Louis XIV.; his fee was. 6,000,
Scenes of the Civil War in Hungary.
This is the title of a volume recent
ly published in England. It is a
translation of a work written by an
Austrian officer, who seems to have
had rather a roving than a regular
commission for a German newspa
per. Tho -descriptions . are racy,
and throw a good deal of light upon
what the Austrians suffered and in
Dieted through the suicidal war car
ried during Hungarian independence;
but very little, or rather none at all
upon the great question at issue, or
the actual plans and designs of the
leaders on either side. The testimo
nies to the bravery of the Hungari
ans are numerous throughout the
volume, and not unfrequently is the
chivalrous character, of their under
taking acknowledged. A romantic
passage is introduced which we may
extract. The party under the wri
ter's command take3 up its quarters
in a castle: " -
"At the tramp of the horses, and
the clank of swords, the porch door
opened, and an old man, a kind of
Steward, followed by servants with
great lanterns, came towards us,ask-
ing who wo were, and what was
our errana. l replied that l was
an officer of the Emperor and King,
belong to the ban; and requested in
the first place, to be conducted to
the mansion. The man obeyed
though with some reluctance, and
ed me into a spacious hall, bv the
ght of the lamp, appeared to be a
sort oi ancestral hall. Large pic
tures were hung upon the walls, and
between them swords, muskets, old
armor, and arms of all kinds.
"Here the Castellan bade me wait,
while he went to announce me; and
availed mysell of this moment to
ike ofl my cloak , to right it a little,
to fasten mv dolman close about me,
to tie my sash properly; in short to
make mvself as smart as possible.
The old man presently came back,
conducted me alone a corridor and
then opened the folding doors of an
partment, whence issued the bril
liant light of tapers.
"Somewhat dazzled, I entered the
apartment, which was most elegant
ly fitted up, where a tall, handsome
lady received me with a polite, but
proud obeisance. I was just going
to introduce myself and to apologise
for my unbidden visit, when 6he ex
tended her hand to me with loud ex
clamations of joy, Ah, Baron W.P
"l now recognized her. It was
the Countess St , the Milan beau
ty, the wife of mv old comrade,
St, who once saved my life in
Bologna, snd who, after his marri
age with the fair Marchesa B
had obtained leave to resign, and re
tired to his lordship in Hungarv; and
found myself, without having sus
pected it, in his mansion.
"Being called by his wife, he made
his appearance immediately, and cor
dial was our embrace. He was still
as he ever had been, Magyar with
body and soul; and told me frankly
that he should long since have gone
to Kossuth, had he not been restrain
ed by the odious idea of being obliged
to fight against his former comrades;
but he assured me that he would yet
doso. '
"I advised that we should not talk
political matters, but rather think
old times; and his wile approved
the suggestion. By and by came
his sister, the young- con nt ess He
Iene, the most beautiful Hungarian
female I had ever seen; and that is
laying a great deal.
St gave me his word and
honor that we were perfectly safe
from any surprise by the enemy, and
my men were abundantly supplied
with wine and meat; and, while they
made themselves comfortable out
side, I found myself in Paradise, be
tween two beaulilul and amiable fe
males, opposite to a friend whom I
had not seen or a long time, and
before a glass of exquisite tokav. All
my weariness vanished; and we joked
and laughed half the night, for
getting the war and' Kossuth and
national haired. - C v ' "
"Two days I rested" in St 's
mansion, as a little respite was high
ly desirable' for both men and hor
ses. i he eves of the Countess' He
lena began to be dangerous for me;
but upon the ' earth the soldier has
no abiding quarters. On the third
morning, with a tear in - my eye, I
pressed SI to my breast," kissed
the cheek of his wife and his -sister;
the latter plucked a rosebud for me
as a keepsake," my trumpeter -sounded
tO; horse, and away we dashed.
When next they met - it is cmder
different circumstances:" ' '
"He had, as we often have said, a
serious engagement with the Magy
ars, fn which they were, on both
sides, at least ten or twelve thousand
men in the fire. ' On this ' occasion
the enemy again had a numerous
and excellent light cavalry, and had
the skill to employ it on ground fa
vorable for himself, so that our in
fantry was repeatedly exposed to
the most violent attack', and had th
greatest difficulty to ward them off.
. - .. .. ,
1 wo squadrons in particular, of
very well organized and equipped
Honveds, distinguished themselves
by their furious charges on Croatian
infantry battalions, and could at last
not be compelled to retreat but by
several discharges of grape, which
made dreadful havoc in their ranks
"the leader or this corps, a man
of tall, elegant figure, in the rich
dress of magnate, mounted on a su
perb, spirited, gray stallion, which
he managed with great dexterity,
was indefatigable In always rallying
his men, and leading them back
against our infantry. He galloped
to and fro with as much unconcern
as if the balls whizzing around him
were but snow-balls, continually
flourishing his glistening blade
"The figure of the rider seemed
to be well known to me; but I could
not distinguish his features, as we
were drawn up in rear of our col
umn of infantry, at the distance of
some hundred paces from him
"Twice he had escaped unhurt the
fire of our infantry; when, as I have
already mentioned, some guns
which had meanwhile came up, be
gan to fire with grape. He seemed
not to heed the first discharge, for 1
saw him, still DrisK and animated as
ever, galloping about at the head ol
his men. The second must have
been directed better: for when the
smoke cleared off, I could perceive
the horse and rider on the ground.
"At the same moment we received
the signal for charging. The ranks
for our infantry suddenly opened to
let us pass through, and we advanced
at full gallop upon the enemy's
horse. These, at first, retired pre
cipitately, to get beyond the range
of our cannon, then rallied, and
drove us back; we did the same by
them; and so we went on, till at
length, as it is usual in Hungary, the
whole dissolved into single combats
in which man is engaged hand to
hand with man.
"It was nearly dark, when, with
my troop, some oi wnom were kil
led, others severely wounded, I
reached the main body. Scarcely
had we unsaddled, and, tired to
death, I was about to stretch myself
by the watch fire, fed with the ru
ns of houses which had been pulled
down, when an infantry soldier, ap
pointed to hospital duty, came to in
form me that an officer of the insur
gents, dangerously wounded and la
ken prisoner, having heard my name,
wished to speak to me.
"In spite of wearinesss, I immedi
ately followed mv guide to the hur
dle-shed which was fitted tip for a
hospital. Dismal was the appear
ance of this dark, low place, scanti
lighted by the hand lanterns of
the surgeons and attendants, who,
with their blood stripped - sleeves
tucked up high and with aprons
equally bloody, were busily engaged.
The wounded lay close to one an
other upon dirty straw, which in
places was quite wet and slippery
from the blood upon it. Loud and
gentle sighs, moans, groans, gnash
ing of teeth, mingled at times with
curses in the Bohemian, Polish, Hun
garian, German and Croatian lan
guages. I was obliged to rally my
courage lest I should be scared back.
"In the furthest corner of the long
building, on a bed of straw, lay the
wounded prisoner, who wished to
speak to me. How was I shocked
when the light of the attendant's
lantern, fell upon his face, and i re
cognized Count St!
"On our march through Croatia to
Vienna, I had passed two davs at his
mansion; had seen him in the socie
ty of two 'charming women his
wife and his sister in the full enjoy
ment of .happiness; and, now,, in
what a state was x doomed to find!
. ., a Magyar to the inmost
fibre of his heart, had . indeed . then
told me that he should take up arms
Kossuth: but thus to meet him
again I was not at all prepared.'. .. . .
"iineeling by the side of my pale
friend, whose, noble, .countenance
bore the evident : impress . of SDeedv
death, I grasped his . cold hand, and
asked in what way. I could he. .ser
viceable to him. -. .'Thank von. for
coming,', be replied, in a voice scarce
ly audible, and this effort manifestly
caused .hint great pain: l heard that
you were here and I sent for you. I
dymg; my chesf Is shattered.
When lam dead, -take the pocket
book out of my uniform and send it
firryi wife,r who lives at K : )i
contains my will and other papers.1
"Here he made a long pause, da-
mcti i strove to cheer him.
I " 'Don't talk thus 'tis of no use
we part as friends I have fough
for my country you are faithful to
your colors.' - :
,"I pressed his hand in silence. -'
" 'Where is your sister Helener
at length asked. . .
" 'With the army.' he answered
she is fighting for Hungary.
"It was now a considerate time
before St could utter a word.
He moaned gently; and a regimen
tal surgeon, who came to us.signifi
cantly made the sign of a cross with
bis hnger.
"At length after a full hour, he
suddenly raised himfelf and said, So
now 'tis all over salute Marie,
the name of wife Marie! and with
that he stretched himself out, his eye
strings broke, and h!s spirit ned.
Pittsburgh Mayor—Further Freaks.
The official conduct of the Mavor
for the past few days, has been, if
possible, more outrageous than ever.
On Wednesday he arrested John
Barton, Esq., a member of the Pitts
burgh Bar, under the following cir
cumstances. Mr. (jutzman, a Ger
man, who a short time ago, became
security in the sum of four thousand
dollars for Barker's appearance at
Court, and for his keeping the peace.
Gutzman, afterwards received a let
ter, warning him that Barker's re
cognizances were about to be forfeit
ed, and in alarm, he went to consult
Mr. Barton, who, finding that the
Alderman actually had forfeited the
recognizance, Barker having drawn
pistol on one of our oldest and
most respectable citizens, a short
time before, advised him to take out
bail piece and surrender the May
or. Gutzman went round to tell Bar
ker that he must get other bail, and
when he heard the name of G.'s law
yer, he went to Mr. Barton's office,
and raising his cane, commenced
cursing and reviling. , . ,
Mr. B. at once ordered his honor
leave the room, which he did,
threatening to have him in the watch
house in three minutes. Next day
he sent three of his constables round
to arrest B. but as the warrant was
Ilegal, not charging him with any
offence, he refused to go, and told
the officers to arrest him at their per-
Ihu they declined doing and
went away. After transacting some
business, Mr. Barton, acting under
the advice of some friends, went
round to the Mayor's Office, when
his honor, who was not in a very fit
condition to try any one, ordered
im to be taken to the cells below.
His officers being afraid to comply
with his demand, the Mayor drew a
pistol and presented it at Mr. B. The
pistol was taken from him, and he
drew another one, cocking it, which
was also taken from him. . He then
became perfectly infuriated, foaming
the mouth, and Mr. Barton who
had drawn a knife to defend himself
was hustled into the back yard, his
friends resisting, as much as possible,
the individuals who act Barker's offi
cers. It was then found that the
person who had the keys of the cells,
having become alarmed, had run
away with some others, and Mr. B.
was called into the back room of the
office, where the Mayor was leaning
the table, troth issuing from his
mouth. ., , ,
Mr. Barker's son then discharged
him from custody till four o'clock
that afternoon, (it was then long past
tour,) and he has not since been mo
lested. Pittsburgh Gazette.: ..
Improvement 15 Tankixo Leath
Henry , W.:. Ells worth, , Esq.
says the ..Lafayette Journal, has
shown us several specimens of leath
which were tanned under his own
eyes, in the space of ten minutes, by
process of which Marmon Hibberd,
Rochester, Jew York, is the in
ventor. This statement may seem al
most incredible, when it is considered
that six, eight,, and tea. months; are
required to tan leather by the ordi
nary process. .. Mr- Ellsworth has
his possession a pair of boots and
pair of shoes made from a raw hide
less than a day and a half, tanned
.this new ; process.,. . The leather
tanned by a compound of chemi
cals, and, in time and materials. Is a
saving of at. least five thousand per
cent, over the present slow method
making leather.1 ' The righr,says
Journal,' for' Connecticut' and
Massachusetts, ' was sold for $500,
000, Ohio" for $150,000, Michigan
$100,000. '"This, undoubtedly,- Is
of the greatest improvements of
age. -
Otr "What's' the matter with, jour
veairsaid a nasal-voiced yankee,to a
street' butcher,' the.' other, morting;
"what makes It look so-blue? 'Didn't
did itt i,r-;a u i.s
"No," said itfie other, "K 'did hi diej
zactly, it kind o' gin -eut!"-".--? I ,B
Pittsburgh Mayor—Further Freaks. Ex-Governor Shannon's Opinion of California.
We find in the Steubenyille Herald
a letter from Ex-Governor Shannon
to his family. In this State, which
gives a very dark and gloomy colo
ring to existing prospects and affairs
hi California! The letter is dated
San Francisco, August 26th.
says: ' .'
"California presents at this time a
bad prospect for those desirous of
emigrating to this country, nd I
hope no more of my friends will be
found coming here. The great mass
already here a re not realizing a suffi
ciency to support them. All the lo
calities where gold is found are be
coming so greatly crowded, that it is
with difficulty a place can be secured.
Every branch of business is becom
ing crowded. Even the Law is not
so"profitable as formerly, owing to
the great number engaged in it.
There has been a vast number of fail
ures and more are expected. One
individual failed for one million one
hundred thousand dollars. ' The
troth is, there must be one grand
crash here. I have lost some fees by
these failures. 1
"This is a bad place for me at this
time. Every body in the west knows
me, and many think they have claims
on me on the score of political favor;
and for mere support. 1 hey come
here without a dollar wherewith to
buy a crust of bread, and they are
continually calling upon me for aid.
cannot reluse them. It is hard to
see a respectable man in a cold and
selfish community like this, without
dollar, and nothing to eat and no
place to sleep. This is a terrible tax
upon me, and I mu3t quit the place
as soon as possible. I will wind up
my affairs as soon as I can, for I am
anxious to see you all. lhere has
been a war at Sacramento City, in
which many lives were lost. The
desperate condition to which many
are reduced in this country, will lead
to all manner of crime robberies
and thefts are the order of the day
Exploration op thr Rio Grande.
government officer, Maj. Chap
man, has made a report to the War
Department, giving the result of an
exploration to the Rio Grande, made
by Captain Love. These explora
tions, says the Philadelphia Ledger,
were made for a distance of 967
miles in a keel-boat drawing eigh
teen inches of water, and 47 miles
further in a skiff, which was carried
round falls impassible to large crafts.
The substance of the report is that
the Rio Grande flows through a ve
ry fertile country, most of it under
cultivation; with abundant game.
and supporting immense flocks of
sheep and herds of goats. Capt
Love thinks the entire valley is pe
culiarly fitted for raising sheep, as
from the mildness of the climate
they require no sheds during the
whole year. Two inexhaustable
mines of bituminous coal have been
opened on the Texas side of the riv
er, and mention is made of several
rich silver mines on the Mexican
side, some forty or fifty miles back
from Presidio Rio Grande, which
were formerly worked to advantage
by the Spaniards! '
"Thr Rcmjio Passion Strong in
Death." The venerable Judge
Wilson, whose lamented decease oc
curred at-his residence in this city,
on the morning of, the 17th inst.,
was, we believe, the oldest champion
of the newspaper press in the west.
He retired from editorial labor, how
ever, a number of years ago; but, his
whole Ule having been spent jn that
capacity, newspaper reading contin
ued to be one of his chief delights.
After suffering the most excruciating
pain from 11 o'clock, on Wednesday
night until 8 on Thursday morning,
his physical energies were much : ex
hausted, and his physicians pronoun
ced bis case hopeless; but the calm
old man, in a temporary cessation
from pain, coolly remarked: "Hand
me my morning paper .'V His organs
vision refused to serve him, and
he continued: "Open the window
shutter." It was done as be desired,
(though thq room was already, well
lighted,) yet still be could not read,
and quietly laid down the paper, con
scious that his earthly career was at
end., . In a few moments his pow
er of speech left biro, and in less than
three hours he ceased to breathe. -
I it
Steubenville Messsenger.
Don't Waste. A crumb of bread
may keep life in a starving , bird.
large . and , useful volume has all
been'., written- with one quill from
the wing of a goose; and an inch or
two of paper has served for a des-paitdb-to
save an army1 from faDing
into the power of an enemyj Waste
aothing.:Gather np- the fragments leTfc
that remain, that nothing, may: be the
st."--i f-.:.i r.-Ai-u a ,)-.!
I- - 'j if ,
; A Naw BxAivca o Tadb. The
Cincinnati Commercial contains the
following advertisement We give
the advertiser the benefit of our cir
culation "free gratisi" first, as a mat
ter, of curiosity - and as a step ia the
history of the timesi and second, with
the rather faint hope that we anav
induce some of ouf readers to "go
auu av i ne wise." - it sufficient en
couragement is offered, we hereby
pledge ourselves to set apart a col
umn expressly lor sach items, and to
procure, "at great expense," a cut
that shall be emblematical and have
a moral to it, to adorn the head of
said column. What do we hear bid
for the first ticket? Have w mv
Genins, or Dodges, or Rosses, or
Koots, in Uhio. . .
To tbk Ladies. A Wife Wait
J-0- A gentleman in good standing
in society wishes to find a compan
ion answering to the following de
scription, viz:
1st. She must be American born.
ana not under nor over 40 vears
. r . . J
oi age. Zd. Ohe must possess good
common sense, together with a well
cultivated mind- ."3d. She must be
neat, genteel, sociable, kind and affec
tionate. 4th. She must be a devoted
Christian. "
Such a lady, wishing to unite her
sympathies and interests with one of
the other sex, mav, if she is heroic
and generous enough to respond to
mis application, at least have an in
terview with the advertiser; and
should the parties be mutually pleas
ed upon suitable acquaintance, find
a companion worthy of herself.
California and Chagres Steamships.
An important arrangement has
been made, whereby lloteard $ Son
withdraw their steamers - from the
Pacific Mail Steamship Co., (How-
land & Aspinwall.) have purchased
the Northerner, a large and powerful
steamer, and also got the control of
the propeller Sarah Sands. The Pa
cific Steamship Co., will then be able
to maintain a semi-monthly steam
commnnication between Panama and
San Francisco, and keep a reserve ol
one steamer at each end to guard
against contingencies. The steam
ship Philadelphia, . which has been
running between New York andCba-
gres, will soon run between JXew
Orleans and Chagres, and the large
steamship Caribbean, now building,
to be associated with the Pmladel
phia. forming a semi-monthly line
trom New Orleans. Heretofore, in
terests have strongly conflicted in
the simultaneous (semi-monthlv) de
parture of three steamships from
New York, viz: one of Howard's,
one of Aspinwall's, and one of Law's.
Thev will now alternate, four steam
ers instead of six, taking their depar
ture monthly.
A Windfall. Wo understand
that documentary facts have reached
here, which insures Mr. Wm. Curtis,
this city, the prospective posses
sorof the sixth of S-,000,000, or
about seven millions for his own espe
cial use -a sum that may be safely
set down as"comlortabie. Mr. Cur
is a plasterer, and well known in
this city as an honest, unassuming
and industrious man, and a windfall
this kind could not have fallen up
on a worthier object. He comes by
through his wife.ormerly a Miss
hail. a
Acdis, who is connected with a lam
ily of large estates in England, and
of the six of the heirs thereto.
We congratulate Mr. C upon his
good fortune, knowing his character,
same man with his millions will:
fonnd as when he had but the
units -Cta. Com. '-
TCP As a Turkish vessel was late
proceeding from Samsoun to Con
stantinople, four Greek sailors, when
near the coast, mutinied, killed the
captain and crew with hatchets, took
sum of 15,000 piastres, and es
caped to land in boats, but as they
no passports; they were arrest
ed and their guilt soon after became
known.' The abandoned vessel was
by the wind upon a small . Is
land. ' - ' '
Th Gbanbeitr or Man. "The
birth of an infant," it has been truth
fully said, "is a greater event than
production of the sun. The sun
only a lump of senseless matter; it
not its owr light; it feels not its
heat; and, with all its gran
it will cease to be; but that in
fant, beginning only to breathe yes
terday, is possessed of reason, claims
principle infinitely superior to ' all
matter,and will live through the ages
eternity. .-1
vs'A. L -'. '" ' '' i. r '
OrAt the criminal term of the clr-
r LrA u,. .
m .ccan wM lha yerdict oH
jury, wbe hung on the 80th of next
December. Lotu Den. ": N
.6 : 1. , -. -"?,
rjC7We : have placed ia anotbef
column the proceedings of a Railroad
Meeting of the -citizens of Gallia and
Jackson conn ties,' Ohio. v It will ba
seen that the Meeting appointed Geo.
House a delegate to represent tbair
interests at the meeting of the Stock
holders of the Virginia Central Rail
road to be held at Louisa C.H. on
last Thursday. The General passed
throogh this place week beore last
on his way to tha Louisa meeting.
The people of Ohio rightly appreci
ate the importance of a connection
with the Virginia Road. They will
do their part to effect a communica
tion with the seaboard at Nor
folk. ii. Rep. -
ILT" There was a meetingTield in
Gallipolis, a few days since, by which
Geo. House was appointed a delegate
to a Railroad Convention called to
assemble, ere long, at Louisa Court-house,
Va. Our Gallipolis friends
seem confident that the Central Vir
ginia works will terminate at the
Mouth of Kanawha, and that a rail
way may be built . hence to soma
point on the Belpre 6c Cincinnati
line. CkiL Gat.
Excursion to London. A Boston
speculator proposes a plan by which
they who choose may go to Lon
don and see the big fair, In the Spring,
and come back again, all for not
more than one hundred dollars. Ha
says he has ascertained from good
authority, that, provided one hun
dred passengers can be obtained, the
proprietors of a line of first class
packets will agree to furnish a pas
sage to Iiverpoot and back and pro
vide good accommodations and ex
cellent fare, for the sum o iixty
noLLARS each. .The whole trip and
stay to include about three months.
Farms in Mainr for NoTniNo.
A law has passed the Lernalatura nt
Maine, the Hollowoll Gazette savs, giv
ing any man from one to two hundred
acres, as he may desire, at the nominal
price of 50 cents an acre, parable In
two or three years in work on the higb
wavs, a kind of remuneration of as great
advantage to the purchaser as to tha
State. The farmer must, however.
Clear up a certain number of acres
within a given time, and erect a houaa
for h?s residence; or in other words, hs
must go to work. Improve hia farm, and
make it hi home.
OTwo thieves.who, some time ago,
stole fifteen hundred and ninety dollars
In Livingston county, Ky., have been ar
rested and lodged in jail. They are
both young men, and have heretofore
stood well in society. One of them if
the son of a most respected Episcopal
clergyman, who resided a few vears
since at Smiibland. .
H7"A handsome ycung fellow ia
New York, in great distress for want
money, married last week a rich
old woman of seventy. Misery
makes strange bedfellows.
Chief Ends. "What are the
chief ends of man," asked a Sunday
school teacher of one of his pupils.
"Head and feet," was the prompt
rjCf"The census of Detroit shows
the population of that place tc be 21.- -
05?. The citizens are diaaDOolnted
the result only 1,000 ahead of
Thomas W. Dorr, the far famed
"Governor" of Rhode Island, is now
said to be in very ill health, at his
father's, in Providence.
(tj- Speaking of cheap things, it costs
a trifle to get a wife, but doesn't ahe
sometimes turn out a little dear?
"What is system," asked a young
lady of a man of letters. "It is," re
plied the scholar, "a fagot of ideas,
arranged and neatly bound to-
fjCr The steamer Ohio has been
bought by a company of gentlemen
Pomeroy, and will hereafter run
a packet between Marietta and
Cincinnati. - ,
lDDG00- company and good con
versation are the very sinews of vir
tue. n ' . "
rjCfWho from motives of love,
love, loves ineffably and etern
ally.'. ' '" -
fXjSpeak as you mean, do as yon
profess, and perform what yoa pro
- -
rjGTYour character cannot be es
sentially injured except by your own
. - ' : , '.!
lC7At - great sale of -tea,! at
Montreal last week 3,000 chests
sold in two hours, the proceeds
amounting to bver $100,000'
rjCTTto number of piano annual
ly manufactured in the United States
compiled at one hundred thou
sand. Scarcely any are imported, i

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