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MATT., WARD NO II VOL. I PONOLA COUNTY MISSISSIPPI APRIL 5 18561 WARD & BOWERS Ppopkietors." Value of Jewels A lot of Jewelry , sold at auction :i few years ago in- London, bought $229 ODD. The crown of her British Mag jesty cost 555 090. The pearl which Cleopatra dis solved and drank to the health of Mark' An.honv, is estimated by Pliny at about 375 000. Feuchtvanjier records a small box, containing a diamond, a blue sapphine, a Bra'.illian berge and a few peruvian emeralds, s.dd for S30,000. Murrav nentions a pair of bracelets set with brilliants, valued at the enormous sum of .$5,009,000. But the most precious of all gems is 'the diamond: it exje-Jtls in value a hundred thousand times its weight in gold. It is a port able empire. The great Rus sian diamond is estimated at $1 500,000; one belonging to the Rajah of Mattan, in Bqrne, at $1,419,000: the celebrated Re gent diamond, now among the crown jewels of France, at $ 2 -0j)9.01)0; one in the Austrian diadem, at $-150,000; and three in the Persian, dignified with die grand eloquent titles-' Moun tain of splendor,' "Sea of Glo ry,' and 'Crown of ihe Moon,' aY 900,000. The largest di amond known, that of the King of Portugal, is counted worth 259, 099,000; and the famous Koh-i-uo r." or "'Mountain of Light,' belonging to Queen Vicitoria, is said to he equal in value to half the daily expenses of the vvholii world. A string of such pearls a nnle long would purchase the fee simple of the whole i!obe, and one that Would belt the British Isle, might at the same rate, buy up the solar system. ex Ivory. Few of our lady readers wniv th'ey peep so bewitchiuly . over ihe Hps of their ivory fans- or play their n:sr;rs so n mbly and gracefu'ly over the wiite keys of the piano, are want to cast a thought tnvards the manner in which this material is procured, the quantities of it which are annually used, ind the number of noble animals which aTe annually slain for ihe purpose of sup plying the constantly increased demand. Mr. Dalton. a celebrated She&eld manufacturer, estimates that the annual consumption of ivory in the town of She ffield alone is about 180 tons, equal in value to .30,000, and requiring the labors of 500 persons to work it up for trade. The number of tusks to make up this amount of ivory is 45,O0O,;and According to th's the number of elephants slaughtered eveiy year for the supply of the Sheffield market is 22,500. But Supposing some tusks to be cast, and other animals to hnve died a natural death, it may fairly be estimated that iS,OJ0 are killed for the purpose. The New Alb an r nooTix Ai fair. We are in Sebted" a gentleman fiom Mississippi for the following pars ticulari in regard to the; aft i rat New Albany, Tippah county, Miss. The sheriff, whos nanij was Du'aivy. had levied upon a horse belonging to a man by the mme ot Gamel". For 1his :ct of ofUciitl du'y he incurred the displeas ure of Gnmeli, who determine.! to m ike him sutler Hovve&MibVs drcus ar rived at the vi!lga and gave an exhi bition, at which Cramell attended, and wliile hi was feiit'n on one of the beiu ehes near the utterance, the bberificrt" tfred; Gnnell pu' out his h-rid to 'e tain the sheriil, who, seeing wbo it was that wanted to stop him, immediately j aise.l i i the direction of a crowd o f some futy or fijjjjr persons. Game1! then pul'ieJ ou1 his pistol and find, 1he lirst. t-hot missing D daney, passing through the whiskers of a gentleman and, grazing his cheek, eniered the ads domen ot a, little b v, and irLncin-' do An-wards lodged in his ihi-h. He then fired a s cond shot, ag; in missiixr. t!te sheriff, and, passing- through the bonnet of u lady, the ball struck the same lit le boy in the groin, where it lodged. It was at first supposed th t the little fellow was killed, but, strange to say, hopes are en-'ertained ' of his recovery. Ganitdl was immediately sei zed by the crowed and severely beat en, after M'ich he was taken-before a magistrate, who after an examination committed him to' jail. It is said t h-.it he hiis a brother m jai'l for killing a' man. JKiT'a.niel Webster once said "the sin of America was the sin of surety ship." Ttiere is written in mournful let ters in the histoiv of evev mm, ihe re cord of suffering by endorsement. It would make the most extraordinary cimpt.'r in human experience if the in ciue.jts of this feature in business- were , written. Slf yott cannot lie happy in- one way, be happy in another; and this fa cility of disposition wan's but little aid from phi'osophy, for health and good humor are nearly the whole affair. Ma iiy run about afier ieliri:y, like an ab entnn hunting for his hat, while it is on his head or in his hand. y?There is no selfishness where there is a wife . and family and the house is lighted up by mutual charities? everything achieved for them is victory; everything endured for tbem is triumph CSThe more people do, the more they can do; he that does nothing ren ders himself incapable if do anything; whilst we are executing one work, we are preparing ourselves to undertake another. ZSTAn Opinion on the Fashion. My san.'sard an Old turbaned Turk one day' taking his child by the hand in the streets of Cairo, and pointing out to him on the opposite side a French man just imported, in all the elegance of Parisian cosJume, 'my son, look there If you ever forget God and die Prophet you may come to look like that!' Officers off anola Coanty .-. . lf , ' Probate Judge t vrvi lie Harrison Probate clerk : YVllie . P . Quotient circuit clerj John .C. Harrison- &hcrif- " Franklin - Moore Wm E. Farmer. Deputy Jailor F,DPiner. Hoard of Police Henry Allen President,. S .-G . Stewart1 Monroe , Short eon S , Smith. . Tho mas E , Clarke Coroner Samuel , V . Caldwell Ranker (vacant) Surveyor Mil , Ranjsy- Officers-fo the town-of Pbnola Maxtor Mill er D. Keith Constable David A , Browder" Selectm en Win J JFrcmv Moses. Gage Lorenzo Dow Earpe E , G , Baker f If aft , S' , Ward Officers for Beat No 5 Justices of the P i ace James , B , WrigHt E ', G ; Baker CoflstaMe Garland , G , Neson- ' U,S, Officers V Post master ' Willi:am' Herring. 1 1 ran The house ort tTio- east tide of thV public square, recerjlly oettfied by the Star. Immediate applicajtion and lib al prop'ositions cau possibly sec"ure th the in-valuable shanty. The aforesaid house is good for ay business it will so come along and look at it, (if you have paid your poll tax,) I will not charge you any thing forlooking t it lllf . .l .ili .i . q K. DESHIELL & CO , Commission Merchuttis For the Storage and Shipment cf CO TT O JV1 NO. OO'VW.XT-ECiW. MEMPHIBi TEN'K. ftr.ir.r(Ier8 for Hning, Bale Rope. Ct rfru-.-.-rrovifionii'Rn'i IMantation hoppli-tiil:-c;.refultv a!' 4r6ffffiJy. at t'e low nfftrmt: '. .julylM6ia. Xo Insuranccagainst Fire VFTKlt this date, no more de or instruments- will be receivtc iti uifntc, uhiessthefee is paid at tl; timr of filing:- Persons having deec nuwininy office, whicll have- been r eorded, and the fees not paid woul very much oblige me by calling an, paying the sarae and they would d well to take their deeds out of the o, tice, as-it iirnot insured asjaiustfire. V P. WOOTTEIn, Probate Clerk. Jani 19 l-3m- Aduiiiiistrator's Notice. Lr REtiEAfi, Iietkrs of admit ' istration' upon the estate ( Henry Hall deceased, were grants to the undersigned at the Decembr term .IGofi, ot Tallahatchee Count Mississippi Probate court. AH persons having claims again said deceased, are hereby notified v: present thss same to the undersigne properly probated within the tin limited by law, cr this notice will b plead in bar of the payment thereof. JAMES McULAIX Administrator. Adtninistraibr's' Notice. T7-IIEREAS Letters of Admin r v lstmtion of the Estate ofjas A Hinton dec, were granted to th undersigned- at the December Teru, 155; of the Probate Court of Panol County. All persons having claim against said dcijedentare hereby noU ted to have the same Probated ant registered as the law directs, or thh notice will be plead in bar of the pay. ment thereof. And alfyersons o win said decedent's estate, -am notified to come forward and pay the same if thev desire to save cost. llOBERT V WRIGHT. Admt. Jan. !9I56, 1 6w. ; Executorial Notice. j jETTERS TestamentaryoTthe f c. - lar JlU and Testament-, o! Stertir.gr h . Vaughan- decM were gran- uuucrsignea1 at tiie JJecemr ber term R555 of the probate court o Panola county Mississippi. All per sons having, claims against said de . ceased are hereby notified to hav them duly probated and registered ao cording to law, or this notice will be r "i n vi payment tnereot. ivivtuuiv V AFGHAN, Ext. i i . o. -w. FAROXISE HOME MANUFACTURE manufactuer or . Saddles, Bridles, IFarness cVo. - ' I?.PTia.irlyiT Artnn nr.'U l . r desbatch-at short notiee. His wlk cannot be snrnascor? n .. durability m the South West. Panola Miss. Jan. I 6m.