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HANNIBAL DAILY JOURNAL.
TX&KI OF TEX DAILY JOURNAL. Uk&n&f, fa for thre mentis. 8ATURDAY EVEMNO, MAY 7, 1H53. O. CLEMENS, EDITOR AND PUBLISHER. Txsjn or advkkikxo IN THE DAILY JOURNAL. T irst inurlion, Kiv Ccntt Lin ) . Each Insertion afterwards, T end Half Ceatt e lln. Advertisements will be published from til to twelve days et Jm Cenls a Lin Tor erh taeert'ten, including lb first JJ- We understand that the county court, during it present sitting, ha ordered the tenie of the people of this county to be taken upon the proposition that the county aubicribe $100,000 . ,! t .i. r : n i i . i j .l io me norm itusiuur. ivauroaa, proviuea ine road run through or within 12 mile of Pari; or $50,000 it it run through any part of the county. 1 he vote to be taken at the r lank-toad election, on the lat Saturday in this month. We take the above from the Pari Mercury, mi auppote it was writ lew for that paper but we cant be certain, for they steal about a page of editorial every week, and no one know when any thin i original with them. M. Editor : In your yesterday paper I ee a piece of poetry addressed "to Katie in H 1" (ktll). ffow, I've often en piece to "Mary in Heav en," or "Lucy in Heaven," or something of that ort, but "Katie la litll, is carrying the matter too far. tJRUMULER. Turk's Idea f Frog-fas That i a curiosity of an epistle iff Mr. Layard new volume, in which the Imaum Ali Zadi, rebukes the inquiring tendencies of the adventurous traveller. Mr. Layard had written for certain information, and the Imaum replied as follows: "My Illustrious Friend and Joy of my Liver: The thing you ask of me is both difficult and useless. Although 1 have passed all ray day in mis place, i nave neuner counted the houses nor have 1 inquired into the number of the in- aaiwanis ) aim as io wuai one person loads on hi mules, and the other stow awav in the bol torn of his ship, that is no business-uf mine. But, above alii as to the previous history of this city, God onjj knows the amount of dirt and confusion that tho infidels may have eaten bo tore the coming or the sword of Iklum. It were impossible for us to inquire into it. Oh, my soul! oh, my lamb! set-k nut after the things which concern the not. Thou earnest unto us, we welcomed thee : go in peace. Of a truth, thou has spoken many words, and there is no harm done, for the speaker is one and the listen er is another. After the fashion of thy people, theu has wandered from one place to another, until thou art happy and content in none. We (praise be to Uod) were born here, and never desire to quit it. Is it possible, then, that the idea of a general intercourse between mankind should muke any impression on our understand ing? God forbid. Listen, oh, my ton. There is no wisdom equal unto the belief in God. He created the world, and shall we liken ourselves tanto Him, in seeking to penetrate into the mys teries of his creation ? Shall we sar. behold this star spinneth round that star, and this other star with a tail eoeth and cometh in so manv years? Let it go. He from whose hand it came will guide and direct it. But thou wilt say un to me, --oianu asiue, on man, lor 1 am more learned than thou art, and have seen more thing. If thinkest that thou art in this re enect better than I am. thou art welcome. I praise God that I seek not that which I reauire not. Thou art learned in the thing I care not for; and as for that which thou hast seen, 1 de file it. Will much knowledge create thee double belly, or wilt thou seek paradise with thine eyes? Oh, my friend, if theu wilt be hap- J7t Vi "There is no Uod but God." Do no evu; ana mus win inou I ear neither man nor death, for surely thine hour will come. The meek in spirit (LI Fakir,) Imavm Ali Za Frost the Bouquet. TIE TIOLIT. I found Within a sheltered dell, A little lonely lower, An I loved it more thaa tb fairest re, That blooms In yonder hwf A if t guard it from all harm, Ita tiny form was set. Within a k4 of teftest 'BOM, Twa the sweet violet. And freely forth ea every breese, It rieb perfume we cast, As aeslled anid ita fresh green bar, It blessed m as I pasted. My lot, I would it were like thine Ah I sweet and (tenll flower, Io teeb a borne of pitee and lev, T wait my life's last boar. A mind too calm for storms to move, I'd bave bright flowers from tbee And pure a thy ewe (faintest cheek, I weuld my heart might be. And that my soul may then be Ailed, Should be my latest boon- With holy love a thy fair bell, It filled with tweet perfume On tby rosy banks, whrr rests the last Fond raya of tb selling Sun To sleep soy lait, my dreamless sleep. When lire's long tlajr is gone. A BUD. An exchange paper slates that about nineteen years ago, Mr. liait, of Wilton, in r airfield county, Connecticut, then a remarkably rood student in hia collegiate course, was suddenly deprived of hi reason and memory. Under these circumstances, his father, the Kev. Mr. Halt, sent him to Hartford but findinr no re lief, he sent him to Mr. Chaplain, of Carabride, Mass. The doctor said there) wm no present relief for him, but at the age of thirty-six or thirty-seven there would be a change; that the brain was too mueh expanded for the cranium, and there would at that age be a contraction, which would enable it to act healthily. His anxious father and family saw their hone ner- emptorialy deferred for nineteen years. That time ha recently expired, and, to their great . I 1 . 1 J II . mm, I joy,iuo prnpnecy is luiuuea. ine man began to inquire for his books, as if he had jutt lail inein down, and resumed his mathematical stu dies where lie left them. There was no trace on his mind of this long bl ink in his life, or of anything which had occured in it, and he did not know that he was nearly forty year of age. , Tat XlxM af Way. The following incident waa related at tha railroad celebration on the occasion of the completion of the railroad to La Salle i A Ssucker from the region of "Egypt" who had strayed up and squatted on the line where the road was run, was applied to for the fight Of way through his farm. lie objected strenuously and persuasion appeared to be useless, They would spoil his larm, and as no had wr hi cattle would nil be killed when the locomotive came along. When told that the company wouM pay him for all such damages, he met the agent with the reply 1 "Why yes permtps liiey miitnt-il a feller could catch 'em but when they come along with one of their "cow catch' crs" and tuk off his stock in the night the darn thing would be in Chicago btfore he coid I get up and dress himself." Uj3 Crying children in church ate usual ly considered as nuisances, and taken out, but this Is not always the case, as the fol lowing anecdote from the Ladies Reposito ry for April will show : "What was it?" Why, Turvey Topsy Turvev. . ' - uv.lJ h.ti. mk in ImxI m dear, said the "ft vu lira vv. ft- - s -.' . , . . mother, you are as bad as your old grandmoth er for h can't say pork without beans for the life of her." ; ' ' A Picatbui Stoat. One erf our cedst packets (which we will not eay.) was hailed on her downward trip to New Orleans "by an ok lady standing near a convenient landing wno gave the usual signal to round to and take on ' paenger. The beat was accordingly headed to hore, the engine ttoppedj the plank run ott, and the ancient maiden with many signs of tre pedation tottered on board. Her firt frj . was, You halnt none oa ye see eny thing o'the MhM . ha e?" The cebV wsa pointed out to her. She lobbied up towfd him, gave hifn a deeply feverehthJ look over tb rims of her silver bowed pectales and tha fol lowing dialogue ensuedi Be you the eap'n on this loatf "Yes m.f darn.' "Be you gwiue down (o Orleans? "That t our present rntehlkJn madam." "Well capV (producing a small bundle frooi under her shawl,) here's eleviig eggs, and I, want vau to trade 'em off for ne in Orleam and eel me one spool of thread, one tleia of ailk . :i i J ' 1.1 A hrMhe-r r.lnrne.l frnm r.ilif.imi. re" ",w"' ""V v.0u.u ,w . j . .. , be kind enough to wait a leetle minute, iou says he was present in the coiigregat.on ofl,Mthe oW hen is an the nest now and I want brother Owen, when a babe in the arms of Lrfui,- ta another esnr ta make un the. . " dozen. its mother began to cry. A thing so unu sual in California, attracted not a little at tention, and the mother rose to retire. "Don't leave," said the preacher, "the sound r Prel,v Intern for a night cap. of that babe's voice is more interestini? to d the person, "what signifies the many in this congregation than my own. It is, perhaps, the sweetest music manv a I u . I I .: I.. ...... . ncu.u ..., t..u. .ku, ..c. A gentleman who was rather impatient iQoa .eavo o. . aHni ..o.no. n, ei- y declared that he wished hi could fart u:A inotfintfinMniiB mrtii rriWri mnA ml . ' . . r . , - -!d0 without servants, as thev were greater large portion of the congregation melted , nB Iofi MW'h, not have a ri 1 1 a iti h i . i . . Lady Margaret Herbert asked somebody Well," pattern of a night cap V Oh I child," said she. but you know in case of. fire ! Married, at Podunk, ou the 3rd ultimo, dum waiter"' suggested a nul" returned the ether. friend. -I have "Oh. tried i . tr-v iii-ik av sr a oy tne uev. u. wiuis, mr. ii. no Miss Ann Handle, all of that city. How useless a Utimdli without any tfee, And useless a io without Haudlt j No better a winter without a.if snow, Or a candlestick minus a candle. A it here, joined in one, the Htmdlt and , With life' rugged joumey smooth over, And earb prove a helper in thi world beta , 'Till death shall Aae aoU to another. with ; them they don't answer !n A Scholar la the Cabiaet The New York Herald's correspondent, says Mr. Cuthing is the only man in the Cabinet who can speak any thinr beside English, addi " At the diplomatic dinner given by M. de JBoditcoon Wednesday, the Attorney General Charmed and surprised the distinguished party by- hi captivating 'and versatile accomplish' -taents. Like a veritable polyglot, he conversed in French with M. Le Coml-U Sartiges, in Spanish with Don CaldeTon de U Barca, and in Xhitrh with Baron Testa, spoke German with Baren Von Gevolt, Portuguese with De Ft Unicte, and the mast unexceptionable Taacan ith the reptesectativ or (ha Tjve Siei- Eatttnteta. The Hottentot females are at once aziest and most til-used of women. The priest when he marries them blesses them saying "May you live happy, and year-- ear uear a son, who may live to be a good hunter and a great warrior.' It is needless to say that this wish is not always gratified. So long as her husband exists, the Hottentot woman is the slave and nidge of the hut, and on her devolves the task of providing for the subsistence of the family, while the husband eats, dripks, smokes, and sleeps. When tho Uotten lot wile becomes a widow, she must continue so for life, unless she chooses to purchase a usband at a price which, accord in to our notions, is something more than the de- ichtsof a wife in Hottentot matrimony would warrant. She must consent to loose a joint of one of her fingers ; and this pro cess must be repeated as often as, being eft a widow, she wishes again to contract matnmonv. 1 he Hottentot son, on cum- aa of age, is presented with a cudzel.! with which lie is commanded to beat his mother; and this request is very dutifully complied with by the son, in order to mani fest his strength and noUlity,Mjustas some youths are prone to evince their manhood by smoking cigars and swearing profanely." I . ! a iL a. 1 . I . I m ii is siraugo mai uio moiner, mougn olten fainting under the cruel beatings of the son whom she has nursed at ber bosom, does not reproach him ; but she admires his manliness and dexterity in proportion to the chastisement. AH OtJTJUQE, Three villain racked and tied Joel Donicls. theitowu treasurer of Franklin, Mass., in his barn! Copper Via. The Lake Superior copper mining bus iness is rapidly becomiug an immense one, I both in the quantity of metal obtained, 'and the fine field it affords for speculation. The capital sleek pulJ in on the shares of ; twenty of these com panic is something over a million ol dollars, while its present tnnrket vulue lias ruu up considerably over .throe millions. Tickler to Diatii. Hovs when thev on Saturday evening, and then entered the house! arrive atone: and cirl the first time ihl- .uniuv nure pci iron. iay tiitir neat ogainat a vest pattern, trunk. The selectmen offer $500 for the an- . .. . prehension of the robbers. Saturday G-xettc. T7The plate in the cabin of the steamer Victoria wrecked near Howlh on the coast of Ireland, baa been recovered by a diver; but the man protests that nothing in the world would induce him to eo down a second tim ik scene in the cabin was the most horrible be ev er witnessed. He thought he had entered wax-work exhibition, the corpse never having moved from their position since the vessel went down. There were some eirhleea or twentv neraon in the cabin, mo and all of whom aeeea. ed to be holding conversation w ith each other, and the renerai arntrraiica or the wluil uu was so life-like tW hfc wm almoU inclined ts believe that soma tt y et h b$. paaiab Vobiuty. According to the Spanish law, daughters inherit titles of nobility and preserve them not only while they retain their family name, but transmit them in mairying to their husbands. Thus Napoleon ill will receive tho title of nobility from the head of Mile. Montigo's family. If he accepts it, it will become his duty, by the terms of the law, to make a declaration of his ac ceptance to the chief of tho Spanish no bility, who is now the Duke of Montpen sier, son of Lewis Phillippe, who attained that distinction by virtuo of his marriage with the sister of Queen Isabella. IO Touching the profits of the New York Cullectorship, the Providence Journal says: "We suppose that one way and another, a man may get $50,000 a year out of the office and keep clear of the State rnson. "Julius, is you better dis moraine?" "No, I was better yesterday, but rot over it." "Am der no hopes den ob your dUooery?", VW,WJ WW WUHi "Your discovery from de convalescence dat fetch you on yer back" "Dat depend, Mr. Snow, alUrother on de proenostification which amplify de disease. Should dey terminate fatally, do doctor link Julius am a gone nigger; should dey not termi nate latally, he hopes de colored indiwidual won't die till anoder time. As I said before, it all depends on the prognostics, and till these come to a head, it is hard telling whedder de nigger will discontinue hisself or not." AS tiacU iT0MTTOX.T "Mother," asked a little girl, while listening to the reading of "Uncle Tom'a Cabin," Why don't the book mention Topsy'a last name? I cave uiea io near it whenever it spoke of her but it has not once spoke itr" "Why, she had no other name, child." - "Yes she had, mother, and k." IHOwXAft PHXNOiaiYA. Some time ago, Mr. Nicholas Flint, of Great Valley, in digging a well, after excavating to, the depth of about forty feet, and finding; sxk water, determined to dig no deeper, a the apaoa. had already become so small that he was atraid should he sink it deeper, that the aide would fall in, if he attempted to atone it up. Ita o-. cordingly abandonded it, throwing planks across, the mouth to prevent acoident, intending to $11 it up again when he had lnisare. On dsy he heard a singular noise, which seemed to proceed frora the well, and on going to it, ho discovered that it was caused by a heavy dr.vft of air forc ing .ism. up irom tne well, rim continued, for several days, when the current of air bacam reversed, and there was a slrongdMftwWnwari so much so that light substances brought near the crevices in the plank wera instantly drawn. n. ne men procured a piece or pump-log, about two feet long, with an aperture of two inche in diameter, ad iaaerted thi firmly in on of the plank. The air, a it forces itself into or out of thi tube, make a roving soand which car. be heard Tor nearly a mile. In faot, thi well seeras now to perform all the breath, ing function at a huge pair of lungs, although.,' the inhalations and exhalations continue--for e, much longor period than those of mof now known, a it i sometime several dava M Awm,il It. I, I, 1 1 - . vM. nwu, mnu as long a nme in lore ing it out. The boy in the neighborhood ofUiv wuu.q uionueivc oy puuing meir eps over the end of the tube while the exhalation is going on to see them thrown several feet into il- Jx, Another fact is, that the respiratory orvana of this "broatliinsf monster" seem in ha .nt;!- der the control of the atmosphere; so that, in addition to its other wngularitie, it act the double part of thermometer and barometer. For ome hours preceding a change from a lower to a higher degree of temperature, the inhalations" grow lest and le., until they are finally imper.' cepUble; then the air commence rushing t the current growing stronger and stronger, n Ul the weather has become settled, after which" it again subsides to await another depression or ' the mercury, to "Uke another breath," WW will elucidate thia mytery?-Catfrryu Whig. punker Hill Monument w. wic, stnuilrv lightning a few days since.