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WM. J. PARSONS, Counsellor at Law. OFFICE WASHINGTON AVENUE, Corner o f Monro* Stuct — Monti't Building ST. CLOUD MINNESOTA. VV. B. SIMONTON, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, •amt Cloud, . . : . . Minnesota. B. F. PALMER' P H Y S I CIA N AND S UR GEON, Saint Cloud, .... Minnesota. c. C. ANDREWS, ooinranxiZion at law, SAINT CLOUD, . MINNESOTA J. L. WILSON, FP OPRIETOR OF SAINT CLOUD, Will dispose of Lots for dwellings or business purposes, on the most advantageous terms. St. Cloud, Feb. 2,1860. JOSEPH DEIMEL, BOOT & SHOE MAKER, ST. CLOUD, Is prepared at all ti.nes to furnish his customer, with a good article in his line. All work war ranted, and at the lowest cash price. St Cloud,Jan. 26. 1860. n4yl ST. CLOUD AD VERTISEMENTS. House, Sign, Carriage and ® m sj a sa tsss s? & a> PAINTER. THE undersigned would announce to the citizens of ST. CLOUD and vicinity, that he is prepared to do all work in his line, on reason able terms, and on the shortest notice; N. B.—Also, Paperhanging—done in good style. J.S. WILSON. St. Cloud, Jan. 1860. lyl W S LON’S LAND AGENCY, STATE O F MINNESOTA. ALT. business connected with the baying and selling of lands promptly attended to. Land Warrants advantageously looated,Taxes paid and Collections made, etc. Saint Cloud, April 2, Y LAND Warrants advantageously located on the most reasonable terms, by St. Cloud, April 2. J. L. WILSON. WANTED, pJf'V LOTS in St. Cloud, for which the highest Ovs cash price will be paid by the subsciber. J. L. WILSON. St. Cloud, Dec. 2, 1860. n3yl WANTED. A 40 Acre Farm with Timber and Water on the premises. There must be from 10 to 20 acres improved : for which the cash will be paid by JNO. L. WILSON. St. Cloud, Feb. 2, 1860. n4yl TO LET. A FARM of 160 acres, well wooded and watered, —good meadow—and 20 acres un der cultivation, and 70 acres fenced. Apply at office of J. L. WILSON, Corner of Washington Avenue and St. Augus ta Street, St. Cloud. n4yl WANTED, A FIRST Rate Millman, to take charge n Muly Saw and Shingle Mill. Apply at the office of J. L. WILSON. St. Cloud Jan’y 26, 1860. n4yl LANDS Bought and sold on Commission by JL WILSON, St Cloud, Feb. 2, 1860. , n4yl J. W. METZ ROTH, MERCHANT TAILOR, Delner in Clothing, Cloths, Cassimeres, Vestings and Gentle men’s Furnishing Goods, to the inspection of which be invites his friends and the public. Upper Town, Saint Cloud, Minnesota. janl.yl New Boot and Shoe Store. UPPER TOWN, fjpHE subscribers have opened a large lot o! STAPLE COODS, which will be sold cheap for CASH or READY PAY. Merchants supplied with Goods at a small advance from Eastern prices. G. C. COLBATH & CO. Saint Cloud, Min., 1860, jan.ly* H. C. WAIT. WAIT & McCLURE, BANKERS. Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, SAINT CLOUD, MIN. WILL give prompt attention to Collections, remitting at the lowest current rates.— will buy and sell FOREION AND DOMESTIC EXCHANGE. If Also, will keep Land Warrants constantly on hand and for Sale at a nmall advance from N. Y. prices. Saint Cloud, Minnesota, jan.l-yl J. E. PUTNAM, REGISTER OF DEEDS & CO. AUDITOR, PUTNAM HOUSE, Big Lake, Sherburne County, Minneeota, PAYS taxes for non-residents, and procures Patents from U. S. Land Officers, on Re ceipt, or Resister* Certificate, sent him. For patents from Land Officers received and recorded, charge, SI,OO. For paying taxes, 10 per cent, on amount of tax. Ail business entrusted to him will bo promptly and faithfully attended to. Big Lake, Sherburne fco., Jan. 1860. NATHON RICHARDSON, Register of Deeds and Clerk of the Board of County Supervisors, County of Morrison and State of Minnesota ; Office, Court House, Little Falls : Will make Investments in the County, and Pay Taxes for Non-Residents in any part of the State, and do any business in the line of Conveyancing. ICJ* Ml business by mail promptly attended to. Little Falls, Min., jan.nlj THE NEW ERA, J* published every Thursday Evening, ■ nr tm* New Era Building, Second Story, Sauk Rapids, Min., by WNI. HENRY WOOD. CEO. W. BENEDICT, PRINTER. Terms,— One dollar a year, strictly in advance. AU (.apers discontinued when the term fb which intyutent has been made expires, All communication* intended for the Literary Department, should be addressed to Minnie Mart Lee, who has exclusive charge of that department. 90“ All other communications, except business I letters, may be addressed, “ New Era." Business letters addressed to W. H. Wood, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. ADVERTISING RATES : One column for one year ,SSO 00 One column for six months 40 00 One column lor three months 20 60 Half a column for one year 30 00 Half a column for six months 22 00 Half a colnmu lor three months,.... 15 00 Quarter of a Column for one year, 15 00 Cards—Not over 5 lines, (minion,) one year, _•••• 500 * over 8 and undej 12 lines, 700 “ over 18 and under 15 lines, 10 00 One square, 12 lines, I insertion, 100 and for each additional ins. 50 Advertisers will be entitled to a change of their advertisements twice a year. Payments to be made half yearly in advance. SAUK RAPIDS CARDS. EDWARD O. HAMLIN, ATTOREYAT LAW, Sauk Rapids, ..... Minnesota WM. HENRY WOOD, ATTORNEY at ZjAw, Sauk Rapids, .... Minnesota. WM. S. MOORE, COUNSELLOR AT LAW Sauk Rapids Minnesota. GEO. W. SWEET, COUNSELLOR AT LAW , Sauk Rapids, .... Minnesota* CL ER KOF DISTRICT COURT, Minnesota. Benton County. . C. A. GILMAN, Register of Deeds & County Auditor, BENTON COUNTY MINNESOTA h. McMahon, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Sauk Rapids, .... Minnesota R. D: LANCASTER, TREASURER OF BENTON COUNTY Sauk Rapids, .... Minnesota. SHERIFF OF BENTON COUNTY, Sauk Rapids, .... Minnesota R. D. LANCASTER, COUNTY SURVEYOR, Sauk Rapids, Minnesota Sjl UK RAPIDS AD VER TISEMEJVTS J . RONE. R. BOURNE. BONE & BOURNE, * CARPENTERS & BUILDERS, MAIN STREET, SAUK RAPIDS, WOULD respectfully inform the citizens of Sauk Rapids, and vicinity, that they are ready to Contract for the erection of buildings. They are also prepared to make Sash, Blinds, Doors, &c., or anything else in the line of joinery. Shop in Fronlierman Block, over th« “ Emporium Store.” Any person wishing anything done in their I ne, is cordially invited to give them a call. Sauk Rapids, Jan. 19, 1860. n2ylf Sauk Rapids Emporium, «• FRONTIERMAN BLOCK ” Constahtly on hand, a general assort ment of GROCERIES AND Dry Goods and Clothing, BOOTS & SHOES, ALSO, mODTJCB Taken in exchange, and part Cash advanced on the same. Call and examine—your money and produce is what is wanted. Sauk Rapids, Minnesota. jan 4-lv T. C. M’ci.URE 0. A. GILMAN, GENERAL LAND AGENT, SjfUK RAPIDS, MINNESOTA. ALSO, Register of Deeds for Benton County, PARTICULAR attention given to paying non-residents, in Benton, Morri son and Sherhurne Counties. Charge for paying taxes in Benton Co., 5 per cent on amount of tax, charge for paying tax in Morrison and Sherburna Counties, ten per rent. , ™ A i T ' N 7Ai° r ,an , d in Benton County, obtained from Land Office, and recorded—charge, #1 Persons wishing me to obtain Patents for >hem, should forward Receiver's Duplicate or Certificate of Location, wrth an order requiring the Register of f®*- SH* Min “ Oliver the Patents for the land specified in the accompanying Duplicate or Certificate, to C. A. Gilman. No businees transacted as Register of Deeds, as taxes paid without cash in advance. Benton County mcludes Townships No. 36, 37, and 38 no.th and Ranges No. 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31 and 32 west. Conveyanemg done, acknowledgements taken, and Pre-Emptions drawn up with despatch, and at the c - x isr ~SEED WHEAfT r^ R <a haS for sale a quantity of Seed Wheat, the “ Mammoth Variety " well adapted to this soil and climate. Call and see busEeL ,n>en St h " reiideße «* Price one dollar a Sauk Rapids, January 26, iB6O. GEO. W. BENEDICT, H. McMAHON, NOW 13 THE TIME TO SUB- SCRIBE ! THE NEW YORK TRIBUNE, The Tribune—now more than eigh teen years old, and having over a quar ter of a million subscribers, or constant purchasers, diffused through evrey State and Territory of our Union—will con tinue in essence what it has been—the earnest champion of Liberty, Progress, and of whatever will conduce to our na tional growth in Virtue, Industry, Knowl edge and Prosperity. 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Three Copie*, one year, 4 00. One Copy, one year, 2 00. Liff. Illustrated will be sent to new subscrib ers 1 hree Months, in clubs for Twenty-five Cents each, that it may be tried and its merits fullv un - stood. Published every Saturday bv FOWLER WELLS, 308,'Broad* a T . New York. For Three Dollars, a copy of the Phreno fogical Journal, and Life Illustrated (weekly),and the ” ater-Cure Journal, will be sent a year to one ad dreas. uSmJ TERMS: TERMS Pre-Emption Baw. The following embraces the points which persons wishing to make pre-emptions in Minnesota, are re £ired to piove to the satisfaction of the officers at e different Land Offices, in order to pre-empt^ 1. The settler mast never before bare hid the benefit of pre-emption under the act. 2. He must not, at the time of making the pre emption, lie the owner of 920 acres of land in any State or Territory in the United States • S’ He must settle upon and improve the land in good faith, lor hip own exclusive use and benefit,and not with the intention of selling it on speeolatton; — and must not make, directly or indirectly, any con tract or agreement ia any wav or tanner, with any person or persoos, by which the title which he may acquire from the Uuited Stales should enure, in whole or in part, to the benefit of any person except him ee'.f. 4 He must be twenty .one years of age, and a citizen of the United States; or if a foreigner, must have declared his intention to become a citizen before the proper authority, and received a certificate to that effect. . ... sr : 5. He must build a house an the land, l*w« in it, and make it his exclusive home, and must be an in habitant ol the same at the time of making applica tion for preemption. (Uutil lately, a single man might board with his nearest neighbor; but the same is now required of a single ns of a married man, ex cept that if married, the family of the settler must also live in the house.) 6. The law requires that more or less improve ment be made i n the land,such as breaking, fencing, etc., but pre-emptions are granted where a half acre is broken and enclosed. 7. It is necessary that no other person entitled to the right of pre-emption reside on the land at the same time. 8. No one is permitted to remove from his own land and make a pre-emption in the same State or Territory. 9. The settler is required to bring with him to the Land Office, a written or printed application, setting forth the facts to his case of the Ist, 2d and 3d re quirements here mentioned, with a certificate.oppend id, to be signed by the Register and Receiver, and make affidavit to the same. - 10. He is also required to bring with him a re ' spectable witness of his acquaintance, who is know- I ing to the fact of his settlement, to make affidavit to . the 4th. sth, 6th, 7th and Bth requirements hern - mentioned, with the same set forth on paper, with a corresponding blank certificate attached, to be • signed by the Land Officers. 11. The pre emptor, if a foreigner, must bring , with him to the Land Office, duplicates of his natur | alization pajiers, duly signed by the official from I whom they were received. A minor who is the head of a family, or a w idow, , tnay also pre empt —their families being required to j live on the land. ' The settler is required to file a written declaratory ! statement of his intention to preempt, before he can , proceed with his preemption. Fees. —lst, The fee required by the Register for filing a declaratory statement is one dollar. > 2d. For granting a pre-emption, the Register and ) Receiver can receive each fifty cents. ) 3d. For duplicate of the map of any township, one dollar Is required by the Register. ARTHUR’S Home Magazine for 1860 THE LADIE’S HOME MAGAZINE VOLUMES XV AND XVI. Edited byT. S. Arthur and Virginia F. Townsend Devoted lo Social Literature, Art, Mor als, Fashion, and Domestic Happiness. THE Publishers, in offering their programme for 1860, have the pleasure to announce the completion of a scries nf arrangements, bv which the Home Magazine will be rendered valuable and aftractive far beyond precedent, and placed still fur ther than heretofore out of the reach ol compitition by any periodical of the same price. Elegant Steei. Plates, engraved expressly for this work, from carefully selected s. bjects, will he given regu larly. These will form a gallery of New and Ex quisite Home Pictures, each worth the price of the number containing it. The Magazine tor 1860 will he considerably increased in size, thus adding lo its value by a large addition of reading and einlrellish ment. In the January number will be commenced a new Story, by T. S. Arthur, entitled “ AFTER THE STORM." Miss Townsend will continue to furnish, regularly, those charming stories and exquisite picture-sketch es, which have heretofore been the d-light ol so many readers. While Writers of thefirst Talent and Reputation will give their best efforts to the Home Magazine, which ever aims at the highest excellence, liesides its carefully edited Literary D-partment, a portion of the Magazine is devoted to subjects of special interest to the Home circle. It has A Health Department, A Mother’s Department, A Toilet and Work-Table Dep’mt, A Boy’s and Girl’s Treasury, A Housekeeper’s Repository, A Review Department, etc. etc. In order to meet the wants and wishes of a very large number of ladies, particular attention is |>aid to Toilet and Needle-work matters. Beautiful Colored Steel .Fashion Plates, appear in every number. Also. From six to eight pages of Needle-work Patterns, Drawings of Cloaks, Man tles, Rohes, Cades, Bonnets, Caps, Collars, Slippers, Headdresses, Un fiersleves, Children’s Dresses, etc. Thus furnishing Style* of Ores* and Patterns for Embroidery in an rlmost cndles variety, to the extent of more thhn a hundred pages during the year, and including sevenl hundred different designs and figures From tha beginning, the aim of Publishers has been to furnish, at the lowest possible price, a Mag azine that, by means of choice literature, should do a good work in homes and social circles everywhere, and their tuccess, so far, is of the most gratifying character. It is se.->n, as well in warmlv spoken words of ap .roval and cheer that come to them from all directions, as in the steadily increasing cimula tion of the magazine from yerr to year. The price to Clubs is made so low that there is scarcely a family in the land that may not receive the regular visits of the Home Magazine. SCP* Four persons, by joining a Culb, can procure the Home Magazine for a year at the trifling cost of #125 each. TERMS* TWO DOLLARS a year in advance. Two copies for one year, $3. Four sopies for one year, $5. All additional subscribers above (bur at the sarie rate, that is SI 25 per annum. Where twelve sub *hi are ■*"*» the getter-up of the club ed toan addi, k>n!»l copy of the Magazine. OCT* Those who send smaller clubs, will be entitled to the extra copy by making additions thereto until the number reaches twelve. 05“ It is not required that all the subscribers to a club be at the same Post-office. 85“ Specimen numbers sent to all who wish to subscribe, or make up clubs. CLUBBING. Home Magazine and Godey’s Book, one year, $3 50. Home Magazine and Harper’s Maga zine, one year, $3 60. Home Magazine and Saturday Evening Post (one of the best weekly pa pers in the country,) $3 00. The January number will be ready, as a specimen, by the first of December. Address T. S. ARTHUR $ Co. 353 Walnut St., Pbiladelpeia. 6TH ANNUAL ANNOUNCEMENT. Continued saccess of the Cosmopolitan Art Association. fAROM all sections of the country subscribers X? in this popular Art Institution. (now in Us sixth year,) are being received in a ratio unpar alleled wipi that of any previous year. Any person can become a member by subscribing $3, which will entitle him to lat—The beautiful steel engraving, " Shak speare and his Friends.” 2d—A Copy of the elegantly Illustrated Art Journal, one year. 3d—A Free Season Admission to the Galleries, 548 Broadway, New York. In addition to which, over six hundred valuable Works of Art are given to subscribers as Premi ums, comprising choice Paintings, Scnlptures, Outlines, etc., by tbe first American and Foreign Artists. The superb Engraving, which every subscri ber will receive immediately on receipt of subscription, entitled “ SHAKSPEARE AND HIS FRIENDS,” is of a character to give unqualified pleasure and satisfaction. No work of equal value was ever before placed within reach of the people at such a price. The Engraving is of very large size, heing printed on heavy plate paper, 30 by 38 inches, making a most superb ornament suitable for tbe walls of either the libraiy, parlor or office. It can be sent to any part of tbe country, by mail, with safety, being packed in a cylinder, postage pre-paid. Think of it ! Such a work, delivered free of charge and the Art Journal, one year, for three dollars .' Subscriptions will be received until the Evening of Tuesday the 3lst of January, 1860, at which time the books will close and the Premiums be given to subscribers. No person is restricted to a single subscription. Those remitting sls are entitled to six member ships. Subscriptions from California, the Canadas, all Foreign Provinces, must be #3 50 instead of 33, in order to defray extra postages, etc. Per sons wishing to form clubs will apply for a circu lar of terms, etc. The beautifully Illustrated Art Journal, giving full particulars, will be sezt on receipt of 18 cents, in stamps or coin Address C. L. DDRBY, Actuary, C. A. A., 546 and 548 Broadway, New York. Subscrip tions also received by J. WESLEY BOND, Hon. Sec., for St. Paul and vicinity, at Holme’s Drug Stores. THIRTY YEARS OLD. THE NFAV YORK EVANGELIST. A Re ligious and Family Newspaper of the larg est class. Prospectus for 1660 This old established newspaper, which for so many years has been a welcome visitor in thousands of Christian families, though it has been nearly doub'ed in size, and greately improved in every respect, is still published at the low price of $2 a year, thus furnishing the cheapest Religious Literature in the country. The Evangeilist circulates over a wide field, from the Atlantic to the Great West from all parts of which it is supplied with a great variety of Home Correspondence. It is furnished, also with, a large Foreign Cor respondence, embracing letters from Europe, and from Missionaries in till parts of the world. Among the especial featurest f the Evangelist are its full reports of Revivals of Religion ; its weekly review of the City Reiigieus Press ; its Summary of intelligence from all Religious Denominations; News ol the Churches ; Settlement and Dismission of Ministers ; Full Notices of New Books , A money Arliclu and Review of the Markets . and Children’s and Farmer’s Department, richly supplied with original and selected articles. These features render it A Complete Family Newspaper. Terms, $2, in advance. The Evangelist has always been strongly Anti-Slavery, yet never denunciatory or abusive It stands with a great body of the North, believ ing, as our Fathe-s did, that Slaver is the Great Evil of our country, for the removal of which all Patriots and Christians should labor and pray. Address FIELD & CRAIGHEAD, Editors and Proprietors, No. 5 Beekman street, New York. nl BOSTON WEEKLY TRAVELLER, IS the best and cheapest Family Paper in the country. Each number contains a compre hensive Review of all the News of the Meek. A Choice Selected Sermon of Henry Ware Beecher’s, and a good moral Story. Try it one year, reader- Terms —Two Dollars per year." Ten copies one year. $lO, and to tbe getter-up of the club one extra copy for each ten copies paid for. Semi-Weekly Traveller, $3 : 5 copies. $lO, and Daily, #6. * WORTHINGTON, FLANDERS 4 Co., Publishers, No. 31 Siate-st., Boston,Mass “THE NEW YORK MERCURY” IS the largest, cheapest and handsomest family story paper in the world Bayard Taylor writes for it, and Felix O. C. Dar ey Illustrates it. A new Story, by Ned Buntiin is about lo commence. 1 erms $2 a year. Specimens sent free to ull applicants. Address, w „£ A 3J nVELL . SOOTH WORTH AND WHITNEY, Proprietors, No. 22 Spruce-sts, N. Y. City. n 2 LITTLE’S LIVING AGE TX^ILL publish, beginning with 1860. “ Hopes and Fear * ? or Scenes from the Life of a Spinster." Dy the author of “ The Heir of Redcline,” “ Heartsease," ke. It is a small part of The Living Age, that it publishes many of the finest works of im gina tion. It is made up of the ablest matter of all the Reviews of Magazine*, and Periodicals in the English language, and contains the best speci mens and History of Current Literature by cotemporary History. Published once a week, at Six Dollars a year, free of postage, by LITTLE, SONS $ CO. Boston Henry Ward Beecher’s Sermons, REVISED by the tuthor, will appear in the INDEPENDENT every week. This announcement alone should be a sufficient inducement to thousands to send their subscrip tions. These sermon*, in the aggregate, for one year, would make fiveor six good-sized volumes, which would cost as nany dollars. The friends of the Independent in all sectiona of the country, will favor the cause in which we are engaged, by using their influence to extend our circulation.’ Terms, $2 a year in advance. Address JOSEPH RICHARDS, Publisher. No. 5 Beekman Street, New York. JUST PUBLISHED, Single and Married Life ; @r, ihe Insti tute* of Marriage ; it* intent, obligations, and physical and legal disqualification*. By the late R. I. Culverwell, esq. Price 25 cents, free of postage. For sale by H. DEXTER $ Co., No. 113 Na»sau-st., New York, and all Book aellere. homestead exemption law. An Act for & Homested Exemption. Be it enacted by the Legislature of ihe State of Minnesota— Section 1. That a homestead consiu ting of any quantity of land, not exceed ing eighty acies, and the dwelling bouse thereon, and its appurtenances, to be selected by the owner thereof, and not included in any incorporated town, city or village, or insted thereof, at the option of the owner, a aquanity of land not exceeding in amount one lot being within an incorporated town city or vil lage, and their dwelling house thereon, and its appurtenances, owned and occu pied by any resident of this State, shall not be subject to attachment, levy or sale upon execution or any other process issued out of any court within this State. This section shall be deemed and con* strued to exempt such homestead in tbe manner aforesaid, during the time it shall be occupied by the widow or min or child or children of any deceased per son who was, when living, entitled to the benefits ot this act. See 2. Such exemption shall not extend to any mortgage thereon lawful ly obtained, but such mortgage, or oth er alienation, of such lond by the owner thereof, if a married man, sha not be valid without the signature of the wife to the same, unless such mortgage shall be given to secure the payment of the purchase money or some portion there of. Sec. 3. Whenever a levy shall be made upon the lands or tenements of a householder, whose homestead has not been selected and set apart by metes and bounds, such-householder may noti fy the officer at the time of making such levy of what he regards as his homestead with a description within the limits above prescribed ; and the remainder alone shall be subject to sale under such levy. Sec. 4. If the plaintiff in execution shall be dissatisfied with the quantity of land selected and set apart as aforesaid, the officer making the levy shall cause the same to be surveyed, beginning at a point to be designated by the owner and set off in a compact from, including the dwelling house and its appurtenaucse the amount specified in the first section of this act, and the expense of such sur vey shall be chargeable on the execu tion and collected thereupon. Sec. 5. After the survey shall have been made, the officer making the levy may sell the property levied upon and not included in the set off, in the same manner as provided in other cases for the sale of real estate on execution, and in giving a deed of the same he may describe it according to his original levy excepting therefore by inetcs and bounds according to the certificate ol the sur vey, the quanilily set off as aforesaid. Sec. 6. Any person owning and oc cupying any house or land not his own, and claiming, said house as a home stead, shall he entitled to the exemption aforesaid. See. 7. Nothing in this act shall he construed as exempting any real cstato Irom taxation or sale for taxes. Sec. 8. No property hereinafter mentioned or represented shall be liable to attachment, execution or sale, or any final process issued from any court in this State. First—The family bihle. Second—Family pictures. school hooks or library, and musical instru ments for use of familv. Third—A seat or pew in any house or place of public worship. J*ourth—A lot in any burial ground. Fifth—All wearing apparel of the debtor and his family, all beds, bedsteads and bedding, kept and used by the debtor and his family, all stoves and appendages put up or kept for the use ot the debtor and his family 5 all cooking utensils, and all other houeshold furni ture not herein enumerated, not exceed ing five hundred dollars. Sixth—l hree cows, ten swine, one yoke of oxen, ane one horse in lieu of one yoke of oxen and a horse, a span of mules, twenty sheep and the wool from the same, either in the raw mater ial or manufactured into yarn or cloth ; the necessary good of all the stock men tioned in this section, for one year’s support, either provided or growing, or both, as the debtor may choose ; also, one wagon, cart or dray, one sleigh, two ploughs, one drag, and other farm ing utensils, including tackle for teams, not exceeding three hundred dollars in value. Seventh—The provisions lor the debt or and his family neccessary for one year’s support, either provded or grow irig„ or both, and fuel neccessary for one year. Eighth—The tools and instruments of any mechanic minor or other persons, used and kept to the purpose of carry ing ont his trade or business and in ad ding thereto stock to trade not exceed ing four hundred dollars in value ; the library aud implements of any pro fessional man ; all of which articles hereinbefore intended to exempt, shall be chosen by the debtor, his agent, clerk, or legal representative, as the case may be. Sec. 9. Nothing in this act shall be so construed, as to exempt any property in this State from execution or attach ment for clerks’, laborers’ or machanics’ wages. Sec. 10. All laws inconsistent with provisions of this act are hereby repeal ed. Sec. 11. This act shail take effect and he in force from and after its pass age