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u * U t t v t u t f § 5 5 <r f* VOL. V. A t l B l I R N , (C A Y U G A C O U N T Y , N . Y . ) W E D N E S D A Y , N O V E M B E R 23,1837. N O . 28. JO T J R P S A t . * A D V E ‘f I,SJf ; „ P . n s h e a e v e . y ^ n . s ^ N o . t . E ^ A T T p f l i i V T & S K I V E R . m T n v i l l a s S u b s c r i b e r s , w h o h a v e tn e T e r m s —- T th e _n d0Hrg> p e r a n o a m . \Those fvho call for papers at the office will be ffirnish- pd at ^1 oer annum, tf •paid tn advanoe otherwise $2* KT Advertisements inserted on liberal terms ' F R E N C H B U R R M A N U F A C T O R Y , A U B t / V . F . / ' f l H S U n d e r s i g n e d is e x t e n s i v e l y e n g a g e d in JL manufacturing F R E N C H B U R R M I L L 5 pONES, and as no o t h e r than Selected Blocks are used in t h e m a n u f a c t u r e of M i l l Stones a t [I,,* F a c t o r y , he respectfully solicits the attention Millers a n d M i l l- W r i g h t s to an exam i n a t i o n „f lhe quality o f Stock and W o r k m a n s h i p . I i.u*e now on hand 3000 BURR BLOCKS, j.;.cted with the greatest care by my Forem a n , I confidently recommend them to gentlemen f '-ued in building mills, to m a k e th e best „,.s,tde q u a l i t y o f Mill Stones, and sueh as are ,'vtIiied tu m a k e f i r s t - r a t e work. All persons in- . -.led will be furnished t o o r d e r with any size ,,,? they may require for grinding eithes Tiwit or C o r n , and the Stones will in all case ,,„ 1 » as t h e y s l i o u l d be m a d e , and warranted £ illl'lUll). j j u e a h o on hand t h e following Mil ... wiiieli a r e o ffe re d a t w h o l e s a l e ancl di) Yards New Anker Dulch 20LTING CLOTH, f..r Crist or Flouring Mills, much heavier, and rnire -quare in mesla than any o t h e r Cloths in .'•arket. 'Fhe sly le ol Cloth is entirely free • om furze, which renders so m a n y Bolts useless. o()0 Polished Damselles, 200 L i g h t e r Screws, Hoisting Screws, W h e a t , Cockle, Chess and riorls \tVire-Uloth Mill Spindies, Bales and Divers. l i r T h e Subscriber’s k n o w l e d g e of t h e Milling Bu-iiness generally, enables him to furnish the Canal Coach Arrangements* F i x - e l a i l - T H E Subscriber will r u n a C O A C H , D a ily , from M O N T E Z U M A TO A U B U R N , as follow s : L e a v i n g M o n t e z u m a at 10 o ’clock* A. M . on t h e arrival o f t h e Packet from t h e West, it will arriv e in A u b u r n a t noon. L e a v i n g A u ­ b u r n a t h a l f past 2, P. M, i t will arrive at Mon- tezum a in t im e for the Packet from t h e east,at5. O ’ F o r S e a t s , apply at t h e C a n a l E x c h a n g e and Junction H o u s e , M o n te zum a ; and a t the W e s tern Exchange, Auburn. N. Post. Montezuma, A u g . 2 3 , 1 8 3 7 . — I 5 m 3 tEF“ E x t r a s ready every time” to convey passengers to an y place. S . BALL, D e n t i s t . C O R N E R o f W i l l iam a n d Genesee-sts, n e a r - t ly opposite t h e A m e r ican Hotel, performs every operation necessary for the preservation and beauty o f th e T E E T H , in the neates m a n n e r . [ucorruptable T e e t h , o f a superior quality, and oth e r kinds, inserted. H&vlag been a w o r k e r in G o ld for m o re than 20 y e a r s ,persons wishing T e e t h inserted o n gold plates, may be assured o f having it d one in a s u ­ perior m a n n e r , eith e r by atmospheric pressure or otherwise. T e e t h extracted with very little pain. ularities of C h i ldren’s T e e t h rem e d i e d . AU Operations w a r r a n t e d to answe? the p u r ­ pose intended,and done as c h e a p as by any other person w h o will do i t e q u a ll y w e l l . Auburn, Aug. 33. 1837.____________________ P l o u g h s ! ! f l l H E Subscribers a r e .B. m a k i n g , and a lw a y s have on hand, t h e most approved kind o f P loughs used i n t h e c o u n t r y , m a d e o f the best materials a n d w o r k m a n s h i p , at their Furnace in M e c h a n ic street, opposite Leonard CROCKERY A T w h o l e s a le or retail.—A great variety o f n e w patterns o f C h i n a and E a r t h e i i T e a Sfels, w h i c h w i l l be sold a t v e r y l o w prices by I r i eg- U approved numbers of Bolting Cloths, [ b r i alui w - a r d e o ’s Stone Mill. ui i ja lie various purposes lo w h ich M illers may wisii n apply them, either for G R I S ! I N G , Flouring „ {Listing R e e ls , a n d all Cloths sold by me will he wan a n ted to be the real Dutch fabric, a n d if not e n tirely s a tisfactory, p u r c h a s e r s wil 1 be a ltow- feil to r e t u r n t h e m . A . D. L E O N A R D . A u b u rn, Dec. 1R35 . _______________________ _ S T E A M ~ E J V G I J S ' K S . A W A I i I i C O T & C O . A u b u r n , N. Y. • a r e extensively engaged iu t h e inanufac- \sTBAM ENGINES, F o r R a i l r o a d s , Boats, Saw mills, G'-ist m i ll s , B a r k mills, Furnaces, C l o thing W o r k s , fcr*. &e. of the latest im p r o v e m e n t s , and w a r r a n t e d oi th e best m a t e r ials and superior w o r k m a n s h i p . Vlso a ll kinds of MACHINERY e-ed iti tlie m u m lac t i n e of C o t t o n and W o o l , li ink Doors and L o c k s ; [> km -*, G r a t e s & Locks for Ja i l s and Prison. Him aud M o r t i c e Locks, (a s u p e r ior a r t i c l e , ) with brass, plated and glass knobs: C u p p e r T e a K e tt l e s and Boilers, dtove Balls, a n d o t h e r Stove T r i m m i n g s ; F.liptic dprings, m a d e of th e best English and American Steel, and w a r r a n t e d . XT Tuo.-e wishing to purchase Steam Engines jn I M a c h inery w i l l find i t to th e i r i n t e i e s t to w a r d e n , b u r g e s s & c o . A u b u r n . A p r i l 19, 1837.-4 9 t f vler’hants can be supplied w ith Locks, O o p - i-rW a i e , Stove Trim m ings, E l i p t i c springe. A , L j . al the lowest wholesale prices. AU HtyiDalions for work, either m a d e to us, or / d t .. the H a r d w a r e Store of H y d e , W a t - r >rrs iz *sc. will m e e t with prom p t attention. Aubnrn, Jan u a r y 1, 1835. ___________________ m k T ^ £ ¥ & T U 'B > STORE. T . C A R P E N T E R , would • inform his friend and the public, t h a t lie c o n t i n u e s his busi­ ness in th e fla t l i n g iine, at the Lvelt know n stand of C a r p e u t e r & Ft alley, opposite : h e W e s t e r n E x c h a n g e , where lie offers for sale a c o m p l e t e assortm e n t ofH a t s \I the latest Fashion. X. B. J u s t received, a n d for sa l e a l a r g e iiS'urtment of aU F I’.&LO ROBES, fli.mtl-mens Fui and d o t h Lao® Gloves,C-ol- ar-, Am., Also L a d i e s ’ Capes an Boas. Auhurn, Oct. 12.1836.-3-2 _________________ _ and L O G C H A I N S , for sale at H E W S O N & M I L L I G A N ’S Exchange Buildings. r n R A C E 1 . C P . C C Z E P . T . TO M E B C H A X T S . f'S N H E Subscribers are now receiving their 1_ Spring s tock o f C h i n a , Glass and E a r t h e n - W a r e , a n d will re-pack lo o r d e r a/I articles kep t by t h e t r a d e , at th e L o w e s t N e w York prices, for C a s h . M e r c h a n t s rnay depend upon h a v i n g good articles and well pack e d , on the above t e r m s . E x c h a n g e Buildings, N o . 6 . A B B O T T & F O S G A T E . A u b u r n , May 3, 1837. -61 T H E CAYUG A COUNTY 3 V E U T U A L I N S U R A N C E C O . FgTHlS Company being now duly organized, is JL prepared to receive applications lor INSURANCE, a ” '* t o issue policies thereon. When the principles governing such comprm ies become m o re generally k n o w n . i t is confi dently believed th a t they will m e e t, as they most assuredly merit, very general patronage. Any perron.being desirous of i n s u r ing in this C o m p a n y , will be required to pay one dollar and filly cents for s u r v e y and policy ; also, five p e r c e n t upon t h e piem i u m , in cash, t o c r e a t e a c o n tingent fund to pay expenses, & c . ; and give a note for t h e residue ol the premium,which will be retained by the company to meet losses, in case t h e contingent fund s h a ll become ex­ hausted. Each D i r e c t o r is authorized to r e c e i v e appli­ cations for insurance, and persons desirous o f ob­ taining information upon th e subject, a re r e q u e 3 - ed to apply to either o f t h e following Direct* ors, to w i t : Jonathan Richm o n d , Eleazer B u r n ­ ham , Seneca W o o d , E d w i n B. M o rgan, Ben­ jam i n G o u ld or David W r i g h t , of Aurora ; — G a r d n e r C h i d e s t e r , of L a v a n n a ; Jo h n Mo- shef o f Springport ; Dennison Robinson of Port Byron ; Seneca B. D e n n is, or C h a r l e s D. Fitch o f Scipio; A r t e m a s C a d y o f M o r a v ia ; or L u m a n Sherwood of G e n o a , or to J o h n E W i l l i a m s , F.stq. Who has b e e n d u l y e lected The General Auenl, for t h e said company* D AV ID W R I G H T , Secretary. D a ted at A u rora, June 6 , l 8 3 7 . - 4 9 t f To Call at No. 7. T H E subcriber is now offering ath i s S t o r e , ( N o . 7 , ) E x c h a n g e Buildings, F “ “ T E A , P O R T O R I C O biprup, Porlo Rico Sugar, Java aud R io Cnfrc. Just received at No. 10, Exchange B.iihlmas. J. S. B A R T L E T T & C o . THE EXCHANGE COFFEE ROOMS, & No. 1. E x c h a n g e B u i l d i n g s , 1 3 now open for the reception o f com p a n y where may be found at all hours o f t h e day *vi I p v-eaing refreshments of e v e r y kind t h e sea- on will \.(ford. Having a commodious room on t h e basemen fio’ir. piivMte Dinner and S u p p e r parties can be :\**»ij>iini->'lated at s h o rt notice. Families can be supplied w i t h ail kinds o (Lke, Pastry, Jellies, Ice C r e a m , P i c k l e d O y s *rs,and other delicacies on m o d e rate t e i m s . Boarding w i t h o u t lodging, will be f u r n ished on a* low terms as at any other establishmen t lhe proprietors h o p e by strict attention f o t h e omlort of t h e i r friends to m e r i t a s h a r o f t h e i r patronage. Auburn, J a n . 20 t h , 1830 HATS! HATS! K e y e s & s m i t h , h a v e j u s t received from N e w York, the latest S p r i n g Fashions for H a ts. One door w e s t of R . M u i r . Anbura, M a r c h 25 32*5.— 44 F R E S H G R O C E R I E S A C H O I C E a s s o r t m e n t o f G ’-o- ce r i e s , j u s t received a t N o , 6 , M e r c h a n t s R o w , H . P O L H E M U S & S O N . A u b u r n , M a y 17, 1837. NOTICE TO F A R M E R S . RY CASKS, s u i t a b l e for storing grain, for ’e by A B B O T T &FGSGATJE, D ^io. 6 , Exchange Buildings, A u g . 2 8 . 1837. ' if! H E Subscribers h e r e b y give notice to their friends and customers, t h a t th e y have a «vge quantitv o f goods on hand, w h i c h w e r e tt.nnaged by removal at t h e l a t e fire, t h a t they 17dl sell at great b a r g a ins ; and p e r f e c t G o o d s , reduced p r ices. They w o u l d also remind those indebted to Rem, t h a t they a r e in Want of m o n e y , and all t'F.ounts of over six m o n ths standing m u s t be title d , S T E E L E & G R O O T . Feb. l s t , 1837.—38 __________ M ILL, Cross-C u t , Tenon, C i r c u l a r , Panel & other S A W S , an extensive assortm e n t for safe at H E W S O N & M I L L I G A N ’S. 3, E x c h a n g e Buildings. FRENCH MERINOS, A RE said to be very scarce, b u t M u r f e y & Woodruff, in som e w a y or other, have got X &ae a s s o rtm e u t of beautiful colors and qual­ ities—aad w h a t is m o r e , v e r y cheap. O c t. 4. 21 7, Exchange Buildings. Auburn, Oct. 4 , L837. IS H A M . County o f Cdyugd. S S . ~ :Statemen» o f the Votes giypn at an Election held in the said County on the Hxth, seventh and eighth days o f November, A. D. 1837; for o n e Senator, one County Clerk, three Members b f Assembly, and tw o Coroners. BRANDRETH’S V e g e t a b l e U n i v e r s a l P i l l s . H EWSON & MILLIGAN, N o . 3 Exchange Building?, agents ior the sale of the above. HOUSE BELLS, A N D B E L L Trim m ings. A general assort­ m e n t kept c o n s t a n t l y on hand. Also house and door Bells hu n g and fitted up to o r d e r on short notice, by J. H . C H E D E L L . & Co. J u l y 2 7 J 337. ____________________ l l m 3 ____ LA M P O I L & S P E R M C A N D L E S . T H E Subscribers offer f o r s a le Lam p Oil & Sperm Candles, o f a pure q u a lity, directly rom N e w - B e d f o r d ; Also an extensive assort­ ment of Glass Lamps, Lamp Glasses, a a d Luci- er and L o c o - F o c o m a t c h e s . Exchange Buildings, N o . 6 , A B B O T T & F O S G A T E . M a y 8 3 , 1 3 3 7 . - 9 _________________________ B A T H B R I C K , R o t ten Stone, G l u e und R o s i n , a fresh supply, j u s t received a n d for S a l e by H E W S O N & M I L L I G A N . 3 , E x c h a n g e B u i l d i n g s . ----------------------------- fiq (M HCtrIH Cl r-t OJ rt r-t OI rt oeesj •aSpupKi £ £ g 53 §> £ ®. 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C O H C y r a c S O g O O lD inir-liH lM C O ll - ■g oeesj vo ci ri ri riot c i n c i n n — Cl r t Cl r t r i Cl H -jfper) tf5g$5tfS2tf®octrfgpcX)ioctiAcoosooior- co l> — 22 S 2 £2 2 2 S ® 05 ® ^ ^ ® 50 w so so •QSSlUnD C J C l r t r t r l r l r r l r l r l ^ r l M H r t H H H H S n • uoj C t t r n ! ^ 5 2 S S 9 2 ^ 0 M C D O r i i a c i o 5 b . co oo oo ■5ro5\ ^ ? ? ^ ! C l g? tQ O O t H D M C S r l O D T l ' O O H r f r i C O n m f n P9JJ[V f t « r 1 H H H r t H M l * f r t C l r t r t r t n r 1 r 1 ^ i = i r t •nepO 2 2 5 2 . ^ ® § S 5 r i o c o t ^ a s c i i > e i o o a o ® qo ( o n t C( b It r u ^ TJ| r 4 « ^ O OO CC7 Cl OS O 00 CO O CO rt xt< ri d Qi ® TO oeesj[ d ci i ^ *—* t—f i—I r ~1 rH r-! ,rH 9° S 58. JS P to r r io c i os f - i> oo i> oo on m Li -Uintl9101JAA t'^W W W lM '^INlM e leDClcOrtTOrtot 03 W IM Cl . 9 rt I CO g , - I f c j < 3 SZ • o - S » I O F F E E M I L L S — w r o u g h t a n d c a s t , a f e w € of very superior quality, to be had at H E W S O N & M I L L I G A N ’ S. 3 , E x c h a n g e B u i l d i n g s . C R .O W - B 4 R S , D i t c h i n g S h o v e l s a n d P i c k - Axes, a good s u p p lv, j u s t received by a*5W S O N & M I L L I G A N . a large assortm e n t of Ladies’ M iss’s, and C h i l d i e n ’s S l i p s , w i t h different varieties o f thick w o r k , such as G e n tl e m e n ’s F i n e C a l f Boots, Shoes & Pum p s , m e n ’s, boy’s and chil­ dren ’s thick boots, shoes, and brogaits, of his o w n m a n u f a c t u r e , a t U N U S U A L L Y L O W P R I C E S ; The qualUy and workmanship of which, in ev­ ery r e s p e c t he vvarrants equal t o t h o s e o f any Snop in t h e V i l l a g e o f A u b u r n . Call an d see if it is not bettor t o save tw o or three shillings w h e n i t can be done as well a not. L F T h e public m a y be assured th a t ^he a* bove s h o e s are n o t m a d e in any State Prison, or Penitentiary, b u t hy honest industrious j o u r n e y ­ m e n , all o f w h i c h are w a r r a n t e d by IS H A M . A u b u r n . Ju l y 19, 14137. 10 S T O V E S . H E W S O N & M I L L I G A N , N o .S E x c h a n g e B u i ldings,are n o w receivings new supply o f all t h e various patterns, and intend to keep the most com p l e t e assortm e n t possible o f t h e artic l e ; and having in connection w i t h t h e i r o t h e r business a suitable m a n u f a c tory, ihey ale enabled to m a k e t h e p i p « and other trim m ings, for a n y kind o f s toves, and p u t t h e m up i f r e - ( quired, to t h e e n tire satisfaction of tbe purchas­ er. __________ A b b t j r n and C a y u g a C o u n t y B a n k Bills will be received, and half per ce n t p r e m i . urn allowed on all old debts , and also, o x s p e r cent on Goods sold a t N o . 4 , E x c h a n g e B u i ld, ings, w h e r e a splendid assortment o f goods, has jasf. been purchased a t the present e x t r a ­ ordinary low prices — Cloths, Cassimers, and Vestings, in great variety. Also, roady-made clothing, Cheap for Bank notes. (CpCall soon, or yon w i l l lose t h e chance. S. C . D U N N I N G & C o ,Tailors & Drapers. N . B. No Specie r e c e ived, unless by partic­ u l a r request. A u b u r n , M a y 17, 1837. 1 NEW GOODS AND N E W PRICES- J S. B A R T L E T T & C o . a t th e i r N e w • Store, No. 10, E x c h a n g e B u i ldings,having lost by fire,anti sold since r a o s t o f t h e i r ojdstock, are enabled to offer to their old custom e r s and the public, a very l a r g e and a lmost e n tirely new Stock of Goods, p u rchased at the late very re d u ­ ced prices, and selected with g r e a t care, com ­ prising most of the n e w sty l e F a n c y , as well as staple D r y Goods, which t h e y willoffer cheap for cash, orapproved credit. Among their dry goods, a r e a g r e a t variety ot Q u a li t y and colors of T V c o a f l i C l o t l i s . C a s s i m e r s striped a n d plain, ) , Sattinetts do do } Very c h e a f>’ Figured and plain G r o D e N a p les, a splendid stock Blk, G r o D e R h i n e , real Italian & o ther Blk. Silks, French prints and printed muslins, v e r y r i c h . A p r i l 26. •A FAR2VE For Sale. H E L o t o f L a n d know n as th e Lew is T h o m a s F a r m , c o n taining 80 a c r e s , s ituated at Boult’s Corners in Scipio, the s u b s c ribers offer for sale at a great bargain. I t is located in o n e o f t h e m o s t pleasant parts o f t h e county, n e !,r a c h u r c h , s tore, a nd T a v e r n . O n the Farm is a good House, Barn, O r c h a r d i n g , &c. It is -well w o r t h y th e attention o f any one wishin^ t° purchase. ° T h e T e r m s o f p a y m e n t w ill be m a d e easy. CCFFor f u r t h e r particulars, enquire o f Slocum H o w l a n d , at S h e r w o o d ’s C o r n e r s , o r o f the Subscriber in Auburn. I f n o t sold by the 15th of April, it w i l l be rented. R . C . S T E E L E . A u b u r n , M a r c h 16, 1837.-45tf SP L E N D I D PAPER HANGINGS. V. P. DOUBLEDAY, I N V I T E S his ft l e n d s an d th e p u b l i c , t o e x ­ am i n e hia new stock o f P a p e r H a n g i n g s ,B o r d e r s ,F i r e s c r e e n s , <$-c. Consisting o f m o r e t h a n one h u n d r e d different pattern s , and sev e r a l thousand pieces. IJFis gold bronze, and L i t h o g r a p h i c p a p e r s , far e x - cel any papers before offered in this m a r k e t and equal any ev e r offered in N e w - Y o r k His stock has been p u r c h a s e d at t h e l o w e s t rates an d m e r c h a n t s acquainted w i t h th e N . Y o rk m a r k e t w ill allo w th a t his papers g e n e r a l l y are sold in p a t t e r n s for rooms c o n s i d e r a b l y l o t v - er than the N e w Y o r k prices. Auburn , May 1st , 1837. — 51 •U O s p j B q o n i S g ! T h e w a y io w i n a K i s s .— T h e late M r . J a r v y B u s h a m u s e d u s o n c e w i t h a sto r y told o f a b r o t h e r b a r r i s t e r on t h e L e i c e s t e r M e t e o r .— A sp l e n d i d m e t e o r w a s s e e n by V a rious p e r s o n s in this c i t y , yesterday (Thursday, Nov. 2d) a t aboui 2 5 m i n u ' e s CO - _ _ rt CO b- 00 rt lO ri If3 CO 03 1 —I -O^OOroiClOr-KMCOrlCO-# «s-»o T o CO co * r t Cl Cl ri Cl rt rt (7? ri d rt ri Cl rt ’ •aosmoo'jT rr\ uosujqo^ . „ w c M « 00 £ QO UOSIU 9 < 2 « « H H r l r t H H i 1 -d*— 1 ^ '-X ^ 50 I OJ i •S9JOA J O J O q f e g g g g g g g g o j g o j g g i g i g g e s ' ^ S S S S ' -umu 0 IOUAA ^ ^ n w WG* ^(NCQINtDWCQHCOHCQMClrt^ei in , uqoy • o c i'in O J Ol I cl . _ _ T O T O C O r t Cl r t r i Cl r t OS .Qrl„ T O C f t c o c o c i c D c o ^ - i T r o D f f l ^ a D o o o i o o N cooo r— as 3°0 ^ ' M ^ T O i ^ o o o o r i o j g o o ^ < = ; < » r t T j i r t < 7 i ' ^ Q D m • Uq 0ji 0 1 r i r t r t pH p—I r t r i Tf *H Cl r i r t irt H r i tH r-i to •SSIOA -umu — CO 5 ® -2 fc! 3 3 .S rt ce oT ti o S' £ S **>•« -g - e — C3 w — CO S’ s O «'a o. fcn oj a ? g J I* •i s s s - o J'Q rt & J * „ .2 £ S 5 !2 C jss o w S ^ h I tf * o 05 C . g - s ■ ’*- 2 ’S’- ® -S & « ^ -s _ g -a -S 3 0 — \ § ? 2 S Sw »■ 5 ? ? 1 JS js S't-rft r *. 'a — —■ O I & « O 6 i Er £ j .60 mm flj ^ fJT .g .-“ .2 s « § Srt-fa U ® . 8 • circuit. As the coach was about starting past § P. M. mean time. The sun had nf course recently set, and so much day­ light remained that no stars could be de* (eeted. The metfeor was as large fig Jupiter at its brightest, of a yellowish white color, and appeared like a globular mass of glowing melted metal* Jt; not alter its apparent size during Us pas* sage. When first seen, its direction was S. 35 E . and altitude about 27. It mov­ ed in a direction nearly horizontal, but inclined a little downward, and exploded, or fell asunder, in a spot having a direc* tion of S. 84. E . an altitude of 19 ver. Time of passage about one second and a quarter; but an observer is sure of having seen the meteor quite at its first appears ance.— Two fragments, one about fouf times as large as the other, fell at the mo* ment of the meteor’s extinction, beside^ several sparks. The two fragments fell in slightly diverging, but nearly perpen­ dicular lines, and became invisible aflep falling tw o or t h r e e degrees* J^o sound was heard, and none w a s w a i ted (or: This meleor Was doublets s e e n at a fiofci siderable distance, and it is to be hoped th a t , pe-sons in O t h e r plaCeg will#publl' 8 ll a n y p r e c i s e o b s e r v a t i o n s upon it which they have m a d e ; so that w e m a y h a v e da- tu for calculating whereabout the frag­ ments reached the earth .—M w Haveii Herald. ITXSON & TERRY j H AVE this day opened a CIRCULATING L I B R A R Y . January 1 , 1 8 3 7 . Term s. A r t . 1. Subscribers pay in ADVANCE, orr com ­ m e n c i n g or r e n e w i n g s u b s c r i p t i o n s . F o r a y e a r , - - $ 5 00 ^ F o r four d u o d e - F o r six m o n t h s , 3 00 > c imo, or 2 o c l a - F o r 3 m o n t h s , - 1 50 ) vo volum e s at For 1 m o n th, * 63 J a tim e . A S t . N o n - S u b s c r ibers pay for t h e b 00 l{B as re t u r n e d : for e a c h duodecim o o r s m a l l ­ er volume per week, six p e n c e ; for each octavo v o l u m e , one s h illing. ART. 3- N e w P o b l i c a T i o n s :— F o r t h e first3 m o n t h s after t h e y are p u t in c i r c u l a t ion, th e y a r e t o b e d e t a i n e d b u t t h r e e days at o n - tim e . 3E*tra Copies o t N e w Books w i l l be a d d e d t o th e L i b r a r y . A rt . 4. E v e r y person receiving JBooksy m u s t return t h e m in t h e sam e nam e in w h i c h th e y w e r e received. T h e y m u s t not be l o a n e d , n o r charged from one person i to ano t h e r , w i t h o u t first b e i n g r e t u r n e d to t h e Library. A r t . 5. E v e r y person defacing Books, b y t e a ’ in g , w r i t i n g , &c. w ill be c h a r g e d t h e of the books so i n j u r e d . (CFSeveral Periodical W o r k s are p l a c e d i n t h e L i b r a r y . O ’T h e L i b r a f y has one t h o u s a n d volum n s - to be i n c r e a s e d to F i f t e e n H u n d r e d , on t h e o. pening of navigation. Arrangements are made for receiving the new publications as they issuefrom t b e press. Several valuable Period­ icals arc placed in the Library. C l a s s i f i c a t i o n o f L a u g h t e r . — Col. Meacham, cf Oswego, N . Y . , the There are fifty different classes of laugh- same w h o . two or three years since, for- There is your smooth-faced polite i warded to Washington several enormous JV J E W G O O D S AND O R E A T B A R G A I N S ! ! JE N K I N S is now r e c e iving a large and general assortment o f F a ll and W inter Lu>ds, which he will sell ch e a p for cash.— v >se h a v ing b u t little money, and wish it to I ’ 1 great way. will do w e l l t o call at H e a d ^sirlers, oae door e a s t of R . Steel’s D r u P. S. Don’t forget to call. ggist A\barn U . 1837 . 22 lf w ' A A C O A T S —F R O C K C O A T S , O V E R | > W C O A T S , C L O A K S , P A N T S V E S T S Szc. Szc. Szc. T h e above clothing “ is now being m a d e , ” and comprises a g r e a t e r variety t h a n w a s ever before offered in A u b u r n . T h e prices, not­ w i t h s t a n d i n g th e high pressure tim e s , are \TTVery L ow.^r j a n d t h e p u b l i c will find i t m u c h o t h e i r a d v a n tage to call, exam i n e , and pur* chase ot S. C. D U N N I N G & C o ., T a i l o r s and Drapers, No. 4, E x c h a n g e B u i ldings, A u b u r n . Jan u a r y 2 5 , 1 8 3 7 . - 3 7 ________ _ __ Children’s Primers 1 O L I P H A N T & SK I N N E R have j u s t c o m ­ pleted an a s s o rted variety of T O Y B O O K S , whieh will b e furnished to Booksellers, Pedlers, and others, at the lowest rates. \ T Q M E R C H A N T S . M U R F E Y & W O ODRUFF are agents for the sale of E. Peck & Co.’s superior wad­ dings, which they offer for sale by the b a le at the Manufacturer's prices ; also the New York Mills Bleach’d and Bi o wn Sheeting, at the New York prices. A u b u r n , Sept* 1 9 , 1 8 3 f . EA RC H W A R R A N T S , and most othe Blanks neatly ptinted., for sale by O L P H ANT & SKINNER. T H E N O R T H A M E R I C A N R E V I E W . N o . X C V I I , O F the above valuable Quarterly, jffs( j-g. ceived at No. 9, Exchange Buildings. CONSENTS. A r t . 1. S t a n d a r d W e i g h t s a n d M e a s u res. 2 . Life and Voyages of Verrazzana. 3. Miariam ; a Dramatic Poem. 4l Latin Lexicography, (Leverett.) 5 . S o u t h Sea E x p l o r i n g E x d e d i t i o u . 6 . L e t t e r s f r o m P a l m y r a . 7. Ancient History of the Netherlands. 8 . Miss Martineau’s Societyin America. 9. M’Cormac’s Philosophy of Human N a ­ ture. 10. Miss Sedwick’s Tales. 11. Critical Notices. Quarterly list of New Publications'. IVISON & TERRY, Age'&ts. Oct. 17. S b r o a d c l o t h s . N OW opening by Murfey & W o o d r u # aft elegant assortment o f all the different qual­ ities and colors; for sale at the greatly reduced prices. 0 “Also 1 piece o f black Mohaif Cloth* for over-coats, a new and beautiful article: Oct. 4 . _____________________________ _ TO LET. A ©W E L L ING bouse on Fulton Street, i n ­ quire o f CARH ART &^NYE. November lst, 1837. 2otf f l o o r o i l c l o t h . A N assortment of heavy floor oil cloth from 2 feet t o 2 yards wide, just received and for sale by C A R H A R T & NYE. Nov. 1 st, 1 8 3 7 . ________________ 25 C I D E R B A R R E L S . ~g n n PIPES, Hogsheads and Barrels, for ■ U U sale cheap, by CARHART & NYE. November 1st, 1837. ers. laugher ; your laughter by tuIp, T h e s e beings are generally found within the precints o f a court, at the heels o f som e great man, to w h o s e conduct they shape their passions as a m o d e l. D o e s his lord­ ship say abon mol , it is c a u g h t up arid grin­ ned at in ev e r y possible manner, till the powers o f g r im a c e expended, his lordship is pleased to change the subject and strike a different chord. And it is not astonish­ ing. W h o could refuse (o laugh for a pension o f t w o hundred a - y e a r l C o m ­ mon gratitude dem a n d s it. T h e r e is, then, your habitual laugher( m e n who laugh by habit, without rhym e or reason. T h e y are generally stout, pig-faced gentlem e n , who eat hearty suppers, and patronize free-and-easys. T h e y will m e e t you with a grin on their countenance, w h i c h , before you have said three sentences, will resolve i t s e lf into a simper, and terminate finally in a stentorian laugh. T h e s e men m a y truly be said to go through life laugh­ ing ; but habit has blunted the finer e d g e o f their sym p a t h i e s , and their mirth is but t h e Unmeaning effusion o f a w e a k spiriL T h e s e personages generally go off in fits o f a p o p lexy, brought on by e x c e s ­ siv e laughter on a full stom a c h . T h e r e is t h e n , your discontented cynical laugher, who m a k e s a m a s k o f mirth to c o n c e a l the venom o f his mind. It is? a dead fraud that ought not to be pardoned. Speak to one o f t h e s e men o f happiness, v irtue, <&c. he m e e t s you with a sneer,- e r a bottleimp kind o f chuckle ; talk to hrn? o f any feli­ citous circum s t a n c e he checks y o u with a sardonic grin that f r e e z e s yoar best in- teutions. H e is a type o f tbe death’s head the E g y p t i a n s placed at Iheir feasts to ch e c k s exuberant g a i e t j , T h e r e is, then, your fashioaable sbrtpefer^ your laugher a-la-mode, your inward digester o f sm a ll j o k e s and little-tsettle. H e never laughs— it i s a vulgar habit £ the only wonder is, that h e eats. P e o p l e , he will tell yotf, should overcom e these vulgar propensities; they are abominable. A young man of his cla s s is generally co n ­ sumptive, his lungs have no play, he is al­ w a y s w e a k and narrow chested ; he v e g ­ etates till fifty, and then g o e s off, over­ c o m e with a puff o f e a n de rose,* or tnrl- leffeur# he , h a s encountered accidentally from t h e pocket handkerchief o f a c h e e s e , m o n g e r s wife I L a s t o f all, there i s your real, good honest latfgher y the m a n who has a heart to feel and sympathise with the j o y s and sorrow s o f others ; w h o has gone through life superior to h s lollies, and has learnt to gather wisdom even from laughter. S u c h are tbe men who do h o n ­ or to society, who have learnt to be tem ­ perate in prosperity, patient in adversity j and who, having gathered experience frhm years are content t o drink the cup o f Jire mingled a. it i,,to enjoy calmly lhe,w cel. ™ S ^ weigbt amonnts to upward er portion, and laugh at the bitter.—-[Bent- ley’a Miscellany. lons# T h e r e are 1 0 0 0 tenantless houses in N e w York, s o it is s a id, and the popula­ tion h a s diminished since Spring 1 5 , 0 0 0 . p P ctf o o rt q ) o Jiii ^ *o § rt q. ^artrt.^; - \ f- W e , lhe Board of Couniy Canvassers o f the Votes taken at a General Election held in the Coun. ty of Cayuga, on the sixth, seventh, apd eighih days of November, in the year o f our Lord one thousand eight nundred and thirty-seven, having received the statements o f the Votes taken in each town o f the said county, do certify that tlie whole number o f Votes given in the County of Cayuga, at such Election, for tbe office of Senator for the Seventh Senate District, was seven thoii- sand three hundred and eighty.four. Of the votes thus given for the office of Senator, John D. Coe recei ed three thousand five hundred and sixty-seven ; John Maynard received three thousand ei<dit hundred and fifteen. ° In witness whereof, we have caused this Statement to be attested according to law, by the^gna- tures of our Chairman and Secretary. Dated at Auburn, this fourteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand ewht hundred and thirty-seven. 45 M. S. Myers, 'Secretary. ELIJAH SHELDON, Chairman. Cayuga County. S S . — We, the Board o f County Canvassers of the Votes taken at a General Election held in the said County, on the sixtii, seventh, and eighth days of November, iivthe year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, having received the statements of toe Votes taken at such Election, in the respective towns of Auburn, Aurelius, Brutus, Cato, Conquest, Fle­ ming, Genoa, Ira, Ledyard, Locke, Mentz, Moravia, Niles, Owasco, Scipio, Sempronius, Sennett, Springport, Sterling, Summerhiil, Venice, and Victory; and having, upon such Statements, dtliy canvassed and estimated tbe Votes given in the said County at such Election, do «ertify that seven thousand three hundred and flliy five votes were given in lhe said Counly forthe office of Member of Assembly; seven thousand three hundred and sixty-eight votes were given for the office of Coun- tj Clerk; and seven thousand three hundred and sixty-nine votes were given for the office of Coro­ ner. Ofthe vole.s thus given /or the office of Members of Assembly,'Isaac Odell received three thousand five hundred and forty-eight; Alfred Lyon received three Ihousand five hundred and eighty-three; Curtiss C. Cady leceived three thousand four huudied and eighty-three; Isaac S. Miller received three thousand seven hundred and ninety-six; Ilenry R. Filley received three thou­ sand eight hundred anil twenty-four; Nathan G. Morgan received’ three thousand seven hundred and eighty-four : I. S. Miller, 1 ; Isaac Odle, 1; Geo. W. Yawger, I ; John Robertson, 1 ; Robert Grible, I ; H. R. Filley, 4 ; Robert R. Filley* 1 ; Henry Filley, 1 ; Stephen Lombard, 1 ; C. C. Cady. i . Of the votes^thus given for the office of County Clerk, Denison Robinson received three thousand five hundred and eighty-five; William Richardson received three thousand seven hundred and se­ venty-eight; Dennis Robertson, J; Wm. Richardson, 1 . Ofthe votes thus given forthe office of Coroner, Obed Fofger received three thousand five hun­ dred and n inety; Dennis Arnold received three thousand five hundred and eighty-one; John EI- dridge received three thousand seven hundred and sixty-three; Isaac Turner received three thou­ sand seven hundred and seventy-seven ; John Edridge, seven; O. Folger I; Folder, I; Charles Fish, 1 ; Pippacanoe, 1 . * ° The Board o f County Canvasser? th erefore determine and declare that Isaac S. Miller, Henry R. Filley, and Nalhsn G. Morgan, by the greatest number o f votes, were duly eleeted Members of Asl seinblv ; that William Richardson, t»v the greatest number o f votes, was dyly elected County Clerk; and that John Eldridge and Isaac Turner, by the greatest numbei of votes, were duly eleeted Coro- ners. In witness whereof, Tve have caused this Statement to be attested according to law, by thesig- natures o f our Chairman and Secretary. ° Dated at Auburn, this fourteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand ei°-ht hundred and thirty-seven. ° M. S. Myeks, Secretary. ELIJAH SHELDON, Chairmati. after breakfast the modest limb of the law approached the landlady, a pretty Quaker­ ess, who was seated behind ihe -bar, and said he could not think of going without giving her a kiss; Friend,’’ said she, “ thee must not do it.” Oh, by heavens, I will,” replied the eager barrister; “ Well, friend, as thou have sworn, thee may do it, but thee must not make a prac* tice of it.” If in the course qf a man’s life, such an event as a real fall of rein happens to take place on the coast of Peru, it pro­ duces an indescribable 6 ?£sation. Pro­ cessions parade the streets to implore the protection of heaven for their endangered city, and the remembrance of such a misfortune is long preserved .— Foreign Quart. Review. An instance has been related of a field of w h e a t b e i n g s o w n in a S w i s s valley, a n d . t h e n b u r i e d b e n t - a i h a n a v a l a n c h e for the s p a c e of five a n d tw e n t y y e a r s . The snow having melted at the expira­ tion of that time, the vegetation of lhe w h e a t , w h i c h b a d th u s b e e n in t e r r u p t e d , th e n w e n t o n , a n d it p r o d u c e d a h a r v e s t . — f t . A Wonderful man .— W e have noiv in our comm u n ity a very re?pectal>]e retired master of a vessel, now 7 4 years o f age, who has crossed the A t l a n t i c 9 6 tim e s ; visited the West Indies 3 0 tim e s ; never cost the insurance ofiice one dollar; es­ caped shipwreck and loss of spars ; was never so sick as to be deprived of taking the deck ; up to this date has escaped head­ ache ; his teeth are as good as ever, so much So,- that he can, as he terms it, eat a musty biscuit— in a vfrofdj one would sup­ pose, from appeardnceS, the said person might yet remain full of vigor for years to coHie. What is fare, to this day he receives iio credit—-he p'ays all dash ; Und the most femafkab'le o f a i . l , he pays jo r his newspapers always in a d v a n c e ; — \Balli~ more Sun. In 1834, to the inquiry “ Is the follow­ ing sentence written on the outside of a wrapper to a pamphlet chargeable with letter postage ?— yiz : “ Receive this from yotir friend aod brother, T . J . — 6 All well at present, ” — the Posimaster G e n e r a l replied;“ Com p lim e n tary phrases, such as ‘A . B to C . D . w iih his respects, — ‘with the com p l i m e n t s o f the author” or like endorsem e n t s on N e w s p a p e r s and other printed matter sent by mail, are not considered to be in violation of the 30th section, but only such m e m o r a n d a as co n v e y intelligence o f any kind tnat is properly the subject o f letter corres­ pond e n c e . ” O f 1 1 0 vessels which arrived at Oahu in 1 8 3 6 , 71 were ow n e d in the United States, 1 5 in G r e a t Britain, 15 in Oahu, 4 in China, and 5 in other places. A- m o n g the number, 5 2 w e r e whale ships having on board, 6 9 , 6 4 0 bbls. o f oil. mammoth cheeses for the President and heads of departments, has sent to the ed­ itor of the Pulaski Advocate several spe­ cies of mammoth vegetables, w hich go a-' head of any thing often seen in that part of the country. Among them were 5 pota­ toes^ weighing 8 pounds, three beets, weighing 18^ pounds, 1 turnip, 2 feet 2 inches in circumference, and weighing 1 6 | pounds, I pumpkin, 42 pounds, cabbage, 3 feet 3 inches in circumference, weight 19 pounds, 15 ounces, cariot, 17 Inches, 3 pounds, apples averaging 9 ounces each, besides a squash which he did not send him, weighing 25 pounds. We acknowl­ edge Oswego has done pretty well, taking all Col. Meacbam’s vegetable productions together, but what would he think of Col. Wetheriii’s pumpkins, weighing 190 pounds, and of Mr. Buckie’s, which was larger still , and from which several scores of pies were made, some o f which, we can attest, weighed more than Col. Meach- am’s whole pump It ins. We will give in to Col. Meacham, for making cheeses, but not yet for raising pumpkins.*— P h il\ ' adelpitia hedger. V aluable R e c e ip t .— When a crack is discovered in a stove, through which tbe fire or smoke penetrates, the aperture may be completely closed in a moment with a composiiion consisting of wood ashes and common salt plastered over the crack. The good effect is equally certain, whether the stove be cold or not. Low blackberry leaves made into tea are exceedingly beneficial for a sore mouth occasioned by taking calomel, or from any other cause. The Tan Buren majority at the late election in Feon. was 8,567. In Octof ber last year it was 13,000. In Novem­ ber 4364.- The Whigs have gained 19 members t i the Legisleiure*. Ft is stated rn a late London paper that the consumption of gold for gilding in fhe potteries of England, is about 650/., or $3250, weekly: A magnificent of^a’n ha’s recently biorr erected at Birmingham, England. The case is 40 feet wide, and 45’ high.- The largest metal diapason 1 pipe is 5‘ feet 3 inches in circumference, and 3 5 feet in height.- The largest wood diapason pipe measures in the interior, upward of 200 cubic feet. In the full mgaff are cpeix diapasons,* and all the other parts a fe cal­ culated'in proportion to tlri& There are 60 dra\v-st.op 3 and 5 sets erf keys: T o supply so stupendous an instrument with wind requires tosn j sets uf bellows, the whole superficial measures of which ex­ ceed 390 feet. And tu give, if it can be fairly estimated, some farther idea of the magnitude of this*organ, it may be stated .1 • . _ __ r» tWrMYrvf a imura p f i ^0 ^ack, eafiftg fotten cheese, did say* Like Samson, I my thousands slay.” “ I vow,” quoth Roger, “ so you do.” u And with tbe ae'fi-sams weapon tocr.” M o n l Blanc . — On the 23.1 of A u g u s t last, Mr. A t k i n s , from Berkshire ; M r . Fedw o lJ, likew ise an Englishm a n ; and Mr. H e n Irengerr, an'officer in the Sw e d ­ ish Artillery, s e t off from L a Prieure, with tun guides and s i x volunteers,- favored by the finest weather possible.- A t 4 o’clock in the afternaon, after a! fatiguing and dangerous journey,* they arrived at the rock know n by the nam e o f the G r a n d s M u lets. During t h e night the t h e r m o m e ­ ter sank' to five degrees below Z e r o o f Reaum u r ( 2 0 deg.- o f F a h r e n h e i t . ) At 2 (/c l u c k in the morning they quitted their coMf bivouac,-and, favored by the light o f the m o o n , t b e y proceeded s o rapidly that Ihey hfad reached tbe sum m it o f M o n t Blanc at s quarter past ten thfe same morn­ ing: T h e enterprising travellers rem a in­ ed there about an hour and a half, to eo . j o y f h e m a g n ificent panorama w h ich pro- tented i t s e lf t o I h e ir view. T o w a r d s (he Italian/ s i d e o f t h e mountain the t h e r m o m e ­ ter s tood at 5 deg. ( 2 0 F a h r e n h e i t , ) but towards thfe Sw iss side it s tood at 1 0 deg. (about Z e r o o f Fahrenheit.) A t 3 o’clock io the afternoon they reached the Grands M u lets on their return ; and at s e v e n in the evening they were again in the vale o f Chamouny, where a numerous party w e r e anxiously awaiting them. [Froin the Ntivark D a ily Advertiser. J I m p o r t a n t D e c i s i o n . — -A suit was brought in the Circuit CoUrl for this co u n ­ ty last w e e k , Judge Ford presiding, to re­ co v e r dam a g e s sustained by the' o w n e r o f a s m a ll dw e lling house in M e c h a n ic street, in co n s e q u e n c e o f an attempt made by the defendants ter blow it up with pow d e r , in order to stop the progress o f the great fire in this city last y e a r . After fuil ar­ gum e n t by able counsel, the j u r y returned a verdict, under a charge from the cotirr, in favor o f the plaintiff. So that it would seem there exists no legal right to destroy buildings in order to arrest the progress of a conflagration. Individuals who do this, must do s o under the liability to pay all dam a g e s . It is said in the “ T r a n s a c t ions o f the Society o f Arts” that one o f the best sub­ stances for diluting ink, which has be­ com e too thick for use, is a strong decoction o f coffee, which appears in no respect to’ promote the decom p o sition of the ink, while it improves its color and gives it an additional lustre. W e believe this useful discovery w a s maide by D r . Bostock, chairman o f the com m ittee o f chemistry. L u lher .—-T h e university where Luther studied w a s suppressed in 1 8 1 6 ; the convent where he' becam e a monk is now an orphan asylum j and the church in which he once read m a ss, is a Protes- tant one'. H i s eel! iu the A u g u s t i n e c o n ­ vent is preserved in the sam e state as whert occupied b'y him j and his table, his portrait agarrrst the wall, and his beloved Bible, are' still to be seen t h e r e .— [ A Sum m e r in Germ a n y . B r a ins .—^ T h e b’rain o f man being ta­ ken in the proporfiort to his body is sta. ted, by several Writers, as 1 to 3 0 (it might more correctly be as i to 4 0 , ) it is curious to observe that the proportions are in m o les as one to 3 6 ; in the Ouisitti m o n k e y , 1 to 2 4 ; in the rat, i to 7 6 f in the m o u s e , 1 to 43; in the' fieldrn'ou'se,* I t o 3 l ; in the elephant, I to 5 0 0 ; rrt the horse, 1 to 40 0 ; in the sparrow atfd dockf 1 to 25; in the goose one to 36 0 ; in' the canary only 1 to 14 . A Husband Indeed.— A man releas­ ed lor his good conduct from the Gal­ leys in France after 2 6 years’ confine­ ment, came to see his wife, who had by law exercised the piivilege of marrying; by the civil death of her husband. The second husband, in consideration of a large sum of money, which the unfortu- nate felon had earned while in prison, sur­ rendered the woman; and the parties wera quiUest-jVi >. Star. To increase the crop o f potatoes.— An agricultural paper says that if the eyes of seed potatoes are soaked in milk 3 days previous to planting, it will greatly in­ crease the quantity nnd quality of their produce. j3 good name .— A countryman carry* ing his son to be baptised, the parson asked what was to be the name. “ Peter,- my own name, and please your rever­ ence,” “ Peter ! lhat is a bad name ; Peter denied his master .” “ What then would your reverence advise ?” “ Why not take my name, Joseph V '— “ Joseph ! ah ! he denied his mistress.*’ Sulphur Springs worth visiting. •*“ There is a plain in the province of Bond (Africa,) filled with cones of d?-vzling whiteness, formed from ihe incrustation of the boiling Sulphur Springs which abound there. The Romans had splendid bath* here for invalids. The broken arches and columns df their noble edifices are' still seen. Interesting Scene .— The scholars of the Christian schools at the old city of Nismes, the heart of portestantism in Southern France, lately assembled In tho magnificent Roman Theatre so admirably preserved in that town. There were 10 ,* 000 spectators, which may Convey an idea What wetc (heir ancient ‘■peclacies at the combats o f the Gladiators; Conscientious Banquet .— An old Eng* lish paper describes a dinner given nearly half a century ago by Mr. Gregory, of 1 tome, in conformity to the* scriptural injunction, Luke xiv, 13 — “ When thou makest a feast, call the poor, the maim­ ed, the lame, the blind.” At the dinner there were fourteen old men, whose united ages amounted to 1075. The Tunnel on the line of the Haiti* more and Susquehanna rail fogd will be completed about the 1 st of January next# It i» cut through a hard unyielding bed of rock# It is stated that a free negro Citizen of the United States has been hung at Ha* vanrta, wrthoot trial on the supposition that he was an abolitionist. The Portland Times mentions as the smallest thing in Creation, a pettifogger who will take advantage of the necessi­ ties of others to pocket a small fee: Glorious Feat .— Tbe editor of the Chi-r Cago American has received a specimen of Egyptian wheal, raised this season on Rock river. The seed was taken by the editor’s informant from the crop of a bird of passage, and this is the second season in which he has cultivaled it. Four or five seed's were all that he pttt into the ground lhe first season, and this year he has a garden spot full of it. It has three pronged stems, and is a beau# tifu! and superior pr*ductjon. We think this occurrence affords a splendid hint tQ the seekers after the origin of the aborigi­ nes of our country. Who knows that the ancestors ofthe In d i a n s *ere not, onq pair or more, brought across B e h r i n g ’s Straits, in the crops o f those birds ol pas^ sage, the m a m m o ib and tfie m a s t a d o n ? — JV. Y. Sun. In one county in Ohio, 2 9 men inn fo r the office o f sheriff. W e have not heart! how many got it. Ir i s h d n c e s try . — A n I r i s h m a n b e i n g aSked how hia mother’s health w a s , “ M y jew e l , said he, “ I am very m u c h o b l i g e # to you for your e n q u iry, but I never had a m o t h e r f ” “ H o w is th a t ! ” said h<* friend. “ W h y don’t you know ,” ob­ served Paddy, “ that I am a son o f m y atfnt f The' lafe cashier to the C o p e n h a g e n T h e a t r e has been convicted o f defraud­ ing the esiabJ/shtnf nt o f $ 7 0 , 0 0 0 . T h e sen t e n c e ie* loss o f honor and his right hand, and 1 labor in a fortress till tfie~ m o n e y be restored, or the criminal dies. ‘ Fossit Uentains. — Mr. Jam e s H u g h e ? , member elect o f the Ohio le g i s l a t u r e from Jack s o n county, has addressed a note to lhe editor o f the S c i o t o G a z e t t e , in which he states that M e s s r s . B r i g g s and Foster* gen t l e m e n engaged in the geological survey o f that coiinly, h*y§ recently discovered the fossil bones o f an* animat o f the most astonishing magnitude: A tusk m e a s u r e d 10 feet 9 inches in length, and 23 inches in circum ference at lhe largest part, and weighed, when taken from the earth, ISO lbs. T h e largest tooth w e ighs 8 0 lbs. 4 ounces, and the other bones a r e o f c o r r e s p o n d i n g proportion \ W h e n c e came he, and wJhiJier has g o n e his kindred? are the questions ssk * d by Mr. H u g h e * , but which, for orte, w f h e g to be excused from answ e r i n g ./ \ 1 4 . I : U H i i

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