Nebraska advertiser. (Brownville, Nemaha County, N.T. [Neb.]) 1856-1882, April 22, 1858, Image 1

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ciiSury Hoaiiey Muir's Building,
Qr of Main and First Streets.)
bhovxvii.le, n. t.
forctseVearif p-tdd in advance, - - $2.05
J. " - at tbeeuJ of 6 months, 2.50
-I - 44 ' 12 - 3,09
C X of 12 w m-ir 5 furnished at $ 1.59 per
ncsai.i-roTided the csh accompanies the order,
j ctherwiie. '
I Oae sii't ' tO '' or le" &oe insertion,
a no
"ute aqare,, one ec
5 three ninths,
' - u C:.X C)r-"i,
. , coe jer,
Eaiaef Cardiff six cr Is
Oa Cwlama one yea.r
tue year,
half CJca:ii. m a:hf
- fourth " " ' '
- C.israa three- ra:n"b,
till L''.s.', ihe ci
A2apca--in .Aiii;date f-r t-3 'in advance.) 5.03
Ciii io i o:e wi.'i Nr r--"'2siireif-.r all adrcrti?
Crt? ei-et wacre a.-t!ial re?T.IhiHtT i kcown.
. Tea r.--trrc: VT esh choxTre will oe ailed to the
a'i-r! rv:e.
dr?-:ijB?ri will be eonsidired bythe ye.r,
pw';5c-d the' m-inasrrij-t, or freriocsly
ijUoJ cks b'.w:2 the rirties.
.iTeni-ecientj fit mirkd n tbeeopy for a pec
iid taxier l in'irti will bi cja:in?d until
frra-c ouiud e"onrcd a?MrdiD1:'y
' AUadriii?Ta nts fntn trn crs:r;raaaient
be r.d ia adr-vnre.
'Tie criril?i of Tea'It adrcrti?r will be eonn
ei r.ciTj u tbeir -wn ba-:n".aal all adrertiie
ec: col jrt;ain; thereto, to- be pail fr cx-
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Vear'T adTerti-er; hare the prir-.'.ee of ehanjic
tie r aJrertieuient qaartonj.
I'd adrertiseauaii cha-jod doable the
AiTirn;atEU ca th iasids exasirelj will be
eiarrtj extra.
Eavlc- ml-led to the Advertiser OS,.- C'ard and
Jb Pree?.yew Type of the la:et style?, lahj f
etldre9,Kncxes, t ine Paper, ETe!pe. Ac; we
are a: w prepared to execute Jb Work of every de-CT-iir.n
in x yie aa'arpaiied by acy other See
ia tne United States.
.Partkaiar attention will be jive a to order from
d:taivee ia h via; th?ai promptly attcrd-! to.
The Prpiet-rs hivinr aaI an ;xt'?aiive expe
rience, will their p?r'cil attention to thi.
hraaeh of ba-uae, and bpe, ia tlieir endeavors to
pieaeT h-th in the exrellen" of their wrk. and
reaaonable eharja to receive a share of thejvnblie
Frrrt Street, between LI sin and "Water.
Bonnets and Tnmmir,gs alvrays on hand.
Arciiitect and Builder.
. AM)
' Real Ctale Aent,
nra. Web. Jesa;., Jlvmtn.e, Pa.
ii. BcBt'T, - - -
. ". - John U. Miller, Chha-.s HI.
Un. K. McAllister, "
. Chr!e f. Fo!-r,
R. W. Fcruaa, Urownvii'.e, X. T.
"O. F Lake, -i!ay
7.1SjT. 4T-1T
I. T. Whyte & Co.,
Stovos, rurnitiiro,
Country Produce,
Oregon, Hcl: Coiinty, LLlotiri.
, K?p?oEstantIy on hand all Jescrij tion f Harnees,
tidies, bridles, Ac, A.
. B. Every article io oar hop is maaafactared
fcytrse! v csan4 warranted t rive-'atii'fact'H.r'.
Attorney and Counsellor at Liw.
And ITotary Public,
mm has ha crrr, e-. t.
TVrLL attend prtuzr-tly o H haiecess entrusted
. . to his care, ia Nebraska Territory aad Weat
nlcwa. feeptembeTl2,155. rlaU-ly
. E. S. DUNDY,
fvT"1- Prctce ia the several Court ir the id Judicial
rf- t Ml Uniti aU matters connected with the
T-w. Wm JLXiJrKAK E-n. r Nebr-k t City,
a. ' l" 1x---1l J iinpoctant S-aita.
ViII aeleet laadj, iarestunte titles, pay Uies. kc,
riiher ta insqi er Kebrk; ivy, sell. a&4 eater
lands on caucus!":; iaet ia town pn.perty. Iut jt
Mil the tame, and wiii ivtr bare o& Lnd correct
plat of tovcah:p4 c BEties i.c, tbowics all laac!s tcb
ject to entry, an4 where de:red wiU turnuji parUea Ut
inz in ite states the ume.
Beiug the ol!e-A e:iier ia the eBT5tr frill ia all
cae be abie u pre fall and reliable iafnaria.
Add-e A. L. Cate. either at BrownUlw Keraata
City Kebra-fca Tefritary. 6is-42--9
Brownrille, Nebraska.
TTill practice ia the Courts z XetrasU,aa4 JTarta
west Jtisscari.
XessTt Crew. JlcCreary i. Co.,
Hja. Jio- M. Hoh,
na J tn E. Saei:y, " -H
ia. Jiines Cra:j,
H .i. Silas WuiKls. .
St. loca, II.
St. Joseph. Ka.
Xj -Xebra?fca
City.y. T.
Jadze A. A. Bradford,
S F. Xack ill E..
Surveyor imd Land'.Agcnt,
TV"u: attrEd proajpi'r to the M?IeeTi- n awl loca
tion cf tirvernsiieiit una id trie 2em ia laud Cis
M -t: furreyic; town ?itPS. and yuUIiridic land-:
drftincifjr pUts.a:id all other biiitn-s f a Gener
al Sarreyu. Be will Wate warraU cb time f.r
aitact dealers: .ie declaratory ftatetemecU of it-
tent.n to rre-eiBT t : make oat pre-eni-.4ion papers: t
i. . ... !
M ilia aw W A 3 1U Aa4Uja Uf BWaV V. 1 a Want II IT a Jl Wkau k
r.m:r. to
W. Sar.rer. 31. l)
Sewal k Withinton,
Hht. T. V. H.iwe,
5"ew Trk Ciry,
F-r-ti a, 3Ia.
ra:a.ska!a ChLo,
C t. W. E. A'fciasoo.
lieH-- II. Nix a. Keriter I,nad Ofice. Iiri.w: Till.j,
Lahbaagh A Careoa, Leaker, LruwnTille, S. T.
R. W. Fansa-". -
Red Estate &. General d'ecun Agents
BEOWi V TLIan, I. T-
Agents for Iowa Ins. Co., Ostaloosa,
AL-L ba-iBes entrusted to wr care wiil tr.eft wiih
prt-mpt attention and warranted ci)rre-"t- Papers prepa--ed
fwr ; erns wishing to pre-empt, Deciaratory abate
ments nude out, etc etc.
3-0v.-e on First street, north oT I. T. Why-.e it Co.T2
ErEsarvct3 1
J. ft". G'ices, Ei-G reraor I wa
I. L Price do .Missouri
Austin A Kicsr do d
G S. Ljrrea Co., Glenwoul, twi
O Donch'y Coozci! B.bSTs, Iowa
Apri! 8 IS53.
Attorney at Law,
Land Acrcat and Xolary Public
Archer, Richardson Co., .V. T.
"Will practice in the Ccnrts of NebraskaTaaai3tcd
by Harding and Uennett, Nebraska City.
Archer, Richardson Conntj, 5. T.
Afjw?rtsrrrtaBt Whnienu Sealer i
I7o 49 H&-11 street, bet, O ire and Pine,
rarticalrr attentioo paid W maaafacinrins our
finei Hat?.
Claycs efc Loo.
Real Estate and General Agency,
James Wrieht, Eruker, 5"frw York,
Wm. A. Wo-.dwi.rd.Esq-
Hon. 1 Wood. Ex -Got. of Ohio, Clereland,
Wicks. Otic and Uruwnell, Bankers, "
A Wet A Hortoa, '
Col. Robert Campbell, St. Lrtuia,
Jim"- llidrwy. Esq.
Crawforn and ackett. Oueaso.
Omaha l?. A:r.3n.lg3. Tln13-1j
Sebraska Ciy, .V. T., and Glei-xrood, la.
"TT ILL practice ia all the C-urt- l Nebraska and
Western Iwa. Particular atttnli'-n jaid t
obtaiain. IvatiE Land Warrant?, and odlecticc of
H'B. Lrwis ...
.'alio I). Morten, - M-.n;
Got. Jie A. Matten, Sprirgftld. Ill
Gct. J. W. Grime. If-ja Ci?v. Iowa;
B. 1. FiEled. St. L.aiOIo.: "
Hon, Daniel O. M..rton.TUdo. Ohio;
P. A. Sarpy. P.-'.Icvae.Nebrapka:
Seil-rewih AvWaJkcr. CfcicS".?ll:
Greti. Wear A Pnto.n. fVmnril UlcfT-.Towa.
jtrrEiiS4.x r. casait,
Cunncil II! a"s,l..wa.
ataKTlx v. kisi
Ji. . WHITE.
Sebraka City I
(Soecescs to Riden White.)
HAVING made arrar-cmrnu by which we will
receive accurate copies of all the Township
embraced ia the Latera pcniw of Sehraska, we
are bow prepared t c2"t oar iervieef to tia
44 Squatters of Xtbraska Territory.71
In Filling Declaratory State men ts of inten
tion to Pre-empt. Secure rg- Pre-rnj-tions.
Locating Land Warrtnts-
Land TTarrants I5ons:htand Sold.
Particular attention paid to Haying and Selling
Property on eommiint Alsv o aking Collections
aad forward! ct? rensittanees to aey part tf the Union.
Blank cf all kiids alwav? no hand.
Eon. A.A.Brdiard, . Xehmkanty.
S.F.XneLs . " 44
k West, Ft. Jceeph, ilv
Peter A. Keller. WashLatoa City
Thomas Lamrkin, 44 44
Seeoad trest. between Main and Xelrask,
Farm and Garden.
HsJ.DICjilnsoii's Peim-Tan Address,
Sir. President I desire to say but few
words ca foreign or manufactured man
ures, as the class cf men I am addressing
jis not one likely to be caught oa a hook
tailed with guano at sixty dollars per ton,
bowerer much it may do for some south
ern lands or worn-out Lon-Island soils.
There, I fncy, it only enriches the land,
as a neighbor of mine gets rich two or
three times , a yeap-th'? whole expense
of Lis o atlay in his case not exceeding- a
peck of rye, and that not well distilled.
And because some farmer has accomplish
ed much ia Ireland frosi soot, there is
good commoa sense here enough to know
that the soot made from burning bogs is
very unlike ours, and that there is suffi
cient material for renovating the soil
Yates and the surrounding counties, ca
our own farms, except plaster, the expense
of which is so trifling we can use it freely.
The turnip crop, either the Norfolk,
Swede, or ruta tagas, are exhausting
crops in this country. Yet they furnish
a large amount cf food, and if fed to cat
tle cr sheep on the same land, will enrich
instead of impoverishing it; but take them
erf f cr several years' in succession, and
the soil will be very much reduced. En
flihmen sav thev draw much of their
f . i t. -
ncHjriihment from the atmosrhere. It is
not so ia this region, many of the scien
tific farmers of the day to the contrary
notwithstanding-. England has. a soft
moist atmosphere, ivhile oars at the sea
ron they need care z.nd nourishment, is
hot and dry. There is, indeed, no more
mistaken notion prevailing- than that tur
nips do lest in wet weather. They re
quire moisture but not wet ; they hare a
long tap-root, and no plant cultivated is
more easily drowned or injured by excess
of water.
The machinery on exhibition is exceed
ingly good, and I hardly know from
which the agriculturist has profited most
for the last eiht or ten years, the agri
cultural journals cf die day, or the labor
saving machinery that has been invented
and put in operat:cn. Many, farmers
fancy that if they Lave a mowing machine
and a reaper, it is all that is necessary ;
but let me say here that these implements
are only so many more reasons for in
creasing the care and taxing the ingenui
ty of the husbandman, for they neither
run themselves, nor will they permit the
unthoughtf ul or . the wayfaring man to
profit much by their use.
There has never been a time when it
was more important that the husbandman
should do his work well, and look c!osely
to his seed of every descripticn, than the
present, since the time cf the b?ack death.
The seasons have been so deranged from
what they formerly were, from warm to
cold, and from wet to dry, that more care
and protection seem to be every where
required. On your soil where wheat un
til the. last few years grew luxuriantly,
and the failure of a crop was almost un
known, you could afford to sow lime
broadcast at the rate of fifty or a- hundred
bushels to the acre. Ia the present un
certainty of the crop you cannot afford so
p of use an application, however lime is
indispensable in the growth of wheat.
Most cf your ether crops are not benefit
ed by its use, as is the case in portions
of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I ask
you to bear with me while I tell you of s.
much cheaper and equally beneficial mode
of applying it: a half pint of tar is suffi
cient to put a coat all over every kernel
of a bushel, sufacient to fasten a bushel
cf lime to that quantity of wheat, which
would be as beneficial zs fifty or aa hun
dred sowed broadcast, as the one bushel
would be brought into immediate contact
with the wheat. He who will take the
trouble to test my pracrice for three years,
by civing both a fair trial, will follow
my advice thereafter, I wiil give all the
particulars to prepare the seed for sowing
as there is no seed that a farmer can af
ford to sow cr plant without first tarring
and then applying the very thing cr things
his soil lacks. I wo-uld just as soon think
farming without tajr, lime and plaster,
as I would of keeping house without arni
ca, camphor and stickicg-salve.
It is very simple, yet there is a 'know
how' to everything. I will tell you how
3oa can put a coat of tar over all kinds of
seed as evenly as a painter could put a
coat of paint over a board with his brush.
An iron kettle is the best to mix the tar and
wa:er. Have sufneient boiling water to cut
the tar; mix it with hoc water; then pour
in sufneient cold to make it near blood
neat. Have sufneient water to stir what
ever grain you put in, that the water and
tar may come into contact with every part
and particle ; it will then be coated evenly
and is ready to be taken out. Shovel it
into a basket for economy the basket
may be pla ced ever a tight barrel to catch
iie water ; as soon as it is done draining
throw into a tight box, where yon can mix
and put on whatever, your soil lacks. If
wheat or barley, yon need not fear to ap
ply lime and salt. If oats, com cr buck
wheat, plaster , and salt. And on the
soils of Y'atea county it would be benefi
cial to all of the above-named grains, to
sleep in strong brine twernight. Every
species cf grass seed I sow with a heavy
coat, and fai-tea as much plaster as paisi-
lie, which draws moisture in a dry season
and prevents rotting in an excessively wet
cne, and I never fail to hare my rrass I
seed take welL Ana to me wneaMarm
ers let m say that the importance this
process for their clover is two-fold; it
not only dispenses with the necessity cf
sowing plaster on the wneat to enke the
clover catch, but the quantity that is fas
tened to the clover does not come into con
tact with the wheat sufficiently to give it
the rapid growth rendering it liable to
Mr. President, believing that I can use
Professor Backley ta advantage for a few
moments, I will again call your attention
to what he says: "Bat when the Hen.
Senator says that the grass growing next
the ocean contains salt, and that that
growing in western New York does not,
and farther that the chemist canuot detect
salt in the former, but that his ox can.
and hence his ox knows more about the
composition of the grass than the chemist
he talks about things beyond his ken. We
know the chemist can detect the salt."
The argus-eyed Professor knows the che
mist could detect the salt in the grass. I
gave him a fair trial and he failed. What
I said then I will rep-eat, as L regarded
it important information to farmers, and
even Mr. Buckley might profit by it. (was
it not too simple and plain for a ..Profes
sor's understanding) if he has oxen, cat
tle and sheep to look after, and profit by
their being correctly salted.
The Philadelphia meadows axe much
unlike the pasture land of England and
Ireland, or other pasture lands lying with
in the influence of salt waier, for on lhein
the grass on which the cattle feed, is al
ready so seasoned with salt that they will
not eat it in other forms. The meadows
of which I speak, are those which have
been made by dykeing, and the salt wa
ter comes sutnciently near the surface for
the grass to partake cf it; for on pasture
equally near the Delaware, upon the up
lands, the cattle anl sheep will eat salt.
I regard those meadows as the best fat
tening land ia the world. I have seen a
bullock that was fattened there without
grain that had two hundred and fifty
pounds of gut fat.
, I said that I pastured my cattle many
years since on the Philadelphia meadows,
and after they had been there one week,
they would not touch salt. The pasture
seemed to be seasoned just to their taste,
while in Yates county, or on my pasture,
they ould eat a handful in each week
more in wet than in dry weather. Most
of the grasses in loth places being cf the
same kind, and to all appearances preci
sely identical, I cut and cured on the Phi
ladelphia meadows as much as I could
bring home in my valise, and then cut and
cured the same kinds at home, labeling
them so that each might be distinguished.
I then carried both to a celebrated pro
fessor of chemistry, and told him there
was as much difference ia the grass as
there would be if one had grown on hard
water and the other on soft water land,
but did not tell him that such was the
fact; that I wanted a thorough analysis
in order to determine which contained
the best fattening qualities. After a fair
trial, he told me he could find no differ
ence; I then told him what the difference
was, and I remarked neither he nor my
self knew as much about grass as my ox;
and from that -time to this I have been
trying to learn from my cattle their
wants, by consulting their tastes as to
what they would eat or drink, and I do
not hesitaie to say here ia the presence
of practical farmers, that I have not only
learned from my ox, but from sheep, more
as to their wants and how to treat them,
than from all the chemists, professors of
agricultural colleges, royal or state nurse
ries,and government trial fields, oa earth.
And I am quite anxious to impart a few
of the most important of the truths deri
ved from the observation cf the instincts
of animals. These instincts are much
stronger with wild than domesticated ani
mals, which latter are looked after by
man, while the former select their food
with much more care. Thirty-five years
since, Red Jacket, the child of nature,
told me how to salt deer, or in other
words, how to make a deer-lick, by bor
ing holes in a log and patting salt in them;
and he Temarked that they were much
founder of fish brine, and would leave
their licks made of salt, and feed wholly
on those made cf fish brine. I tested this
thoroughly and found it to be true.
I then tested it thoroughly with sheep
for many years, and say to you that a
flock of fite Saxony ewes in a dry season,
will make their lambs at least four
pounds heavier each, by having fish brine
than common salt, while the common ewe
will not increase the weight cf her lamb
an ounce; nor do I believe the Bakewell,
Southdown or Leicestershire would in
crease them. The reason is, the fine Sa
xony sheep, Ike the goat, gives very rich
milk, but a small quantity of it not suf
ficient for the rrowth of her Jamb. Lak
in-y the fish brine best, she eats more
salt than she otherwise would her appe
tite for water is increased, and the more
she dnnk3 the greater xhi quantity of
milk she yields, and this gives greater
growth to her lamb, n mist large ccarse
wooled ewes' milk not being so rich, but
in larger quantity, in many cases it would
be injurious to pursue the course in ques
; tion. The cow can by the same process
be Erode is increase her milk and not her
butter. Too much salt 13 injurious in
fattening, but it should be regularly fed,
and more ia warm thaa ia ciid weather.
Tron the Kocaeater gcyaSliraa ,
The Domicile Erected hj John.
Behold the 3f.TmV.on reared by dzdal 2cZ.
See the malt stirred ia maaj a pietaoric tacit,
la tae prooJ circ of Ivan's bivouac,
Mark how the tats felvaioas fangs invade
: Tae gotiea store ia Joan's pavillos. laid.
Anon witb reTvet fo aad Tarsals strides,
Subtile Grit&alkia Uhis c. Barry Elides,
Griaullua grim, taat slew tne fierce rodent,
TVhoae touta lasidioos Jvh ana's saccka rent I
1 ! nrw the deep-swota caaiae foe's aasaal '
That rexed the avenger of the stofca malt.
Stored ia the hallowed precincts of that hall
That rose complete at Join's creative call.
Here s talis theimpetaoes cow with cramp led horn.
Whereon the eaacerbati&x bounds was turn,
TVlu hayed the feline siachter-oeast that slew
The rat predaceons, whose keea rangs raa throth
The textile fisres that in to I red the sraia'
"Which laji ia Baa's inrwlate domain.
Here walks forlora the Camsel crowned with me,
LacUf eriiroj spoils from vacciae da who drew,
Oi that coraicnlate beast whose tortaoas bora
Tossed to the clouds ia fierce vindicative scorn.
The harrring hoahd, whose braggart bark aad stir
Arched the lithe spine and reared the iadlsaant far
Of Pas, that with verminicidal claw
Struck the weird rat ia whose iaatiate maw,
Lay reeking malt that erst ia Joaa's coCrta we saw.
Robed ia senescent garb that seems ia sooth
T long a prey to Chrooos' iron tooth,
Behold the man whoe amorous lips incline,
Full wi:h roans Erv osAUative sign,
T j the 'Lira maiden whose lac-alhia hands
Drew alba-lactic wealth from lacteal glands
Of that immortal bjTme, by whose bora
Distort, to realm ethereal was borne
The beast catuleaa, rexer of that sly
Ulyues quadrupedal, who made die
The old rdaciuus rat that dared devacr
Antecediaeous Ale ia Jwha'i domestic bower.
Lo here., with hirsute honors dcCed, succiret
Cf saponaceous lucks, the Priest who links
In Hymen's golden bands the torn unthrift,
Vhose means exiycs stared from many a rift
Even as he kissed the virgin all forlorn,
"Who milked the cow with implicated horn,
"Who ia fine wrath'the canine torturer skied,
That dared to vex the ioidaous murkide,
Who let auroral eSne-Ke thronph the pelt
Of the sly rat that routed the palace Juhn had built.
The I:ud cantankerous Shanghae comes at last,
Whose shouts arvnse the shorn ecclesiast
Who sealed the vows of Hrmen's sacrament,
Tu him who rcbed ia gan&eats indigent,
Excsculaxes the damsel lachrymose,
The emulgator of that honored brute taoraee,
That tossed the dog, that worried the cat, that til:
The rat that ate the malt that lay ia the bouse that
Marriage for SiioTr.
To the question often asked of young
men as to why they do not marry, we
sometimes hear the reply, 'I am not able
to support a wife.' In one case ia three
perhaps, this may be so ; but a3 a general
thing, the true reply would be, I am not
able to support the style in which I think
my wife ought to live. In this again,
we see a f ilse view of marriage a look
ing to an appearance in the world instead
of a union with a loving woman for her
own sake. There are very few men, of
industriou3 habits, who cannot maintain a
wife, if they are willing to live econcmi- !
cally, and without reference to the opinion
of the world. Tr.p ptmi pttiI k thp !
are not content to begin life humbly, tofor breastworks, surely no cne should
retire together into an obscure position, '-censure the ladies for making the same
and together work their way in the world i use of "Alabama siik." .Ve5. Advertiser.
he by industry m his calling, and she
by dispensing with prudence the money
that he earns. But they must stand out
and attract the attention of others by fine
houses and fine clothes.
Lire TFltbGGt Lore.
We sometimes meet with men who
seem to think that any indulgence ia an
affectionate feeling is a weakness. They
will return from a journey and greet their
families with a distant dignity, and move
among their children with the cold and
lofty splendor of an iceberg, surrounded
by its broken fragments. There is hard
ly a more unnatural sight on earth than
one of these families without a hearL
A father had be tter extinguish a boy's
eyes than take away his heart. Who that
has experienced the jcys of friendship
and values sympathies and affection.
would not rather lose all that is beauti
ful in nature's scenes, than be robbed of
the hidden treasure of his heart? Cherish
then your hearts best affections. Indulge
in the warm and gushing emotions of
filial, paternal and fraternal love.
The gentleman who inadvertantly took
ourbeiver, (says an exchange,) and left
us an inferior article in its stead, will do
us infinite kindness by returning our own
and he shall receive our warmest thanks,
and two a notaries an aoclory for the
trouble we have given him, and the 4apo
logy f cr a hat' he left us.
Heaven knows how to put a proper price
upon its goods, and it would be strange in
deed if so celestial an article as Freedom
should not be rightly estimated.
Are those bell3 ringing for fire ?' in
quired a stranger. 4No,' replied another,
they've probably got plenty cf fire, and
are ringing for water to match.'
A journal notices a new prima dGsna,
thus: 4Her voice is as soft as a roll cf
velvet, and as tender as a pair of slop
shop pantaloons."
Some people have a fashion cf thinking
that the truth is a species of dull toma
hawk; and that its efHciency is precisely
proportioned ta it3 power cf mangling.
Why should nc naturally conclude that
Adam and Eve gambled ?
Bicau; they L-t a par o1 dice.
.Li Iz Us Inn cn t
A correspondent cf the? New Ycrl; In
dependent thus describes the domain cf
the D-ke cf Devcnshire : :
"The domain cf the Daks cf Errca
shire would cover cne of cur largest coun
ties. The psrk imrrredkitel? surreurding
the palace is eleven miles in circumfer
ence," and contains 3, CCD acres. The
principal garden for rege:atle3, fruits,
green-houses, &ct J3 twenty-five acres.
There are thirty green-houses, each firm
fifty lo seventy-fire feet bng. We went
into three or four containing nothing but
pine-apples, ripe; ethers contain - nothing
but melons ' and cucumbers. One peach
tree on the glass wall measured fifty-one
feet in width and fifteen feet hirrh, and
bears one thousand peaches. It is the
largest in the world. The grape-houses
five or six ia all are 6) feet long;
and grapes ! We saw pine-apples
weighing ten or fifteen pounds each. One
green-house had only fig3, another enly
mushrooms. B-t what shall be said of
the great conservatory, filled wkh every
variety of tropical plants ? It is cne cf
the wonders of the world. It covers an
acre cf ground, is 100 feet high, cf oral
shape, and cost S-500,000. It is heated by
steam and hot water pipes, which ia all
are six miles ia length. The apparatus
consumes six hundred tons of coal in a
year. We saw banana trees twenty feet
hisrh, with clusters cf fruit, sugar-cane,
jj coflee-trees, bamboo, and in short, every
tropical plant that can be named. Several
of the palm-trees are from fifty to sixty
feet high. The smoke cf the immense
fire underneath is carried ia pipes under
ground to an outlet ia the woods. The
coal is brought in a tunnel 600 yards un
der ground. One fountain throws a jet
of water to the height cf 275 feet.
The young folks of Ashland Ohio, are
''warring with their wishes" in a rather
humorous way. The Times say3 :
"A society has been formed among the
young ladies of Ashland, having the com
mendable object in view of inducing the
young men to abstain from all intoxicating
drinks even ale, beer, wine or cider. A
provision of the society debarring young
ladies from associating with those who
refuse to sign the pledge Laving become
public, some of the young gents refused
to sign, protesting against such action, and
formed another society, which requires of
young ladies, to make them eligible to
'good society,' to abandon -hoop, paint,
and Alabama silk. We have not heard
whether the two parties design nominat
ing candidates for the Presidency."
The girls are right stick to the pledge
The young men are very unreasonable.
What would some of the ladies be with
out hoops and paint ? There would not
be enough of them for the "fellers" to
court. By the way. what is Alabama siik ?
Sandusky Register,
44 Young un," doa't yoa know ? 44 Ala
bama silk" grows on a cotton plant ; it
was used at New Orleans ty General
Jackson for breastworks. Clevelander.
If a man of Gen. Jackson's standing
- 3
mg cotton
Who Is Afraid or a Lion?
Livingston, the African traveler, says
when the breeding impulse is upon these
animals, and a man happens to pass to
windward of them, both lion and lioness
will rush at him, 'but under ordinary cir
cumstances the lion is a cowardly animal,
and never attacks a man except stealthi
ly, unless wounded. A very curious pe
culiarity about him is, tha; at the very last
he will not make aa attack where he sees
anything to produce the suspicion of a
trap. A horse belonging to CapL Loc
rington, ran away, but was stopped by the
bridle catching a stump. He remained a
prisoner during two days, and when he
was found the whole space around was
marked by the footprints of lions, which
had evidently been afraid to attack the hal-
In.&1 Knrco frr.m tVo fiwr t fit to x-K r.
thin- was a snare. It is a common belief
says Dr..L-, that the lion
once tasted human flesh prefers it to any
other, but the real state of the case is that
4 man eater is always aa eld lion, who
has grown too infirm to catch game, he re
sorts to villages for the sake cf the goats,
and if a woman or child happens to go nut
they fall a prey too. This being his enly
source of substance, he of course con
tinues it until the villagers dispatch him
a work cf little difficulty. The Doctor
also takes the romance cut cf that majes
tic roar cf the lioa. It is reaTJy not dis
tinguishable from the ncise cf the os
trich. Altogether, according to Doctor
Livingston, the lien is a great humbug.
Eliofle Island Greening.
What apple do you like best ? Nine
times out of ten persons that yoa put the
qatstionto will answer the Greening.
And really it is a noble variety," and few
apples combine so many good qualities
The tree is a vigorous grower though a
vexatious follower of crooked ways ia its
youth. It has a good eld crown, and
will shade mere ground in a given time,
thaa any ether sort. Pity it should be a
little tender oa cur Prairies.
A Kansas paper states that it i3 the
intention of a gentleman ia Virginia to
carry to Tcpeka, early ia the spring.
2CO.O0O grape roots, embracing the most
productive and hardy varieties luluvated
ia tiiis country.
tfie Pieces.
What is best to trcTCSt ell raaib des-
mnr 7 j"""- fcTt p
- -- J- d4a
-What kind cf swect-mr-ts ld c!I
Ncah stew away ia the Ark! Tha N. Y.
Post arswers Prestrrcd Pcirs I
Spring must be welccno to the trrj-s,
because they arerr-Z-crcdbyiu apprtarh-
The sa a saline draught r reset lb-.: J .
by nature to centralize the hear.bura be
tween ntiens.
Acccriing to the articles cf Tnrit in
death t3 step a cannca balL
C22 cught to hare dates a: cne'a fin
ger ends, seeing they grow upon the
Why is a pig the cost eitrarrdimirj
animal in creatica ? Because yea first;
kill him and then cure him. '
Ycung ladies educated ta dsspisjmuis
kind, generally finish their studies by
running away with the footman. ;
The man that rides the right-mare, ia
is said, has challenged the telegraph ta
tret fifty miles before a wagoa.
What is the best attitude for self -defence
V said a pupil (putting ca the glo
ves) to a well known pugilist. 'Keep a
civil tongue in your head was the signi
ficant reply.
The, editor cf the Lcuisrille Journal
4Aa impertinent editor ia Alabama
wants to know when we 4intend to pay
the dett cf nature ?' We are inclined to
think that when nature gets her dues,
from him, it will be by aa erectitart.'
The moon's pale beam that 'sioU softly
through the half-closed casement, has
been committed to answer.
Which can travel the fastest, teat or
cold? 4 Why, heat yoa dunce! Can't
anybody catch ccld ?'
To make aa excellent jam : Sueere
six cr eight women, now-a-days, mto a
common stage-ccach.
Cardinal Richeliea is represented by
1 Eulwer saying, -in the vocabulary . cf
youth there is no such word as fail.'
ulary cf youth about this is very defec
tive. As many writers hare taken the trou
ble to define what a wife ought to be, we
may as well add our idea cn the subject
to the general found- A wife should le
like roast-lamb tender and nicely dres
sed. He who wipes his nose with a nutmeg
grater, and picks his teeth with a razor,
must be a genuine focL
A young lady observing her beaa pick
up her handkerchief and put it to his note
to get a snuff of the delicious perfume it
sent forth, enquir-d if he liked it. He
replied he did very much; when she ex
claimed: 4Oh, yuu ought to smell my
drawers.' The simpleton said he'd rath
er be excused, not knowing how nice lyshe
had fixed up aad scented her drawer-
of her dressing bureau.
4Look out for paint, as the cir! said
when the fellow went to kiss her.
4How do yoa and yourfriends feel now?'
said aa exultant politician ia cne of 01a
Western Suites, to a rather irriuhle
member of the defeated party. 4I supaoKe
said the latter we feel as Lazarus did
when he was licked by dogs.' ,
A dutchweman frcra the interior called
at a printing cfiice, and desired to adver
tise her pony, which had 'lost hisself rnit
a tail fnsky ver mooch, and strike "xnez'3
faces rer hard nsit his hind fists.'
'Yoa need a little sun and air,' sail a
physician to a maiden patient, If I do,'
was the cute reply, 4Iil wait till I get
A verdant young man entered a farvry
store ia a city, lately, while the lady pio-
pu-iur asarrangsng a 101 01 penum?ry.
Sh! cf him if he would apt tke
when he basiu , musk-cags v put ja Ms
drovers After aa examination cf th ar
ticle, he told the young lady that he net
irear drcrxers and wanted to know if it
wculda't do to vear them in his perdedoons.
A Yankee said he liked to die a brln'
to see a drinkia chap tryin' to pocket th
shadow of a swinging sign for a pocket
handkerchief. 'Why don't yoa wear your ring, my
daughter, when yoa go cat walking?
Because, papa, it hurts me -shea gentle
man squeezes my hand.'
He that cannot abide the storm without
flinching or quarrelling, strips himself ia
the sunshine, and lays down by the way
side, to be overtaken and forgotten- ;
A chnd, taught that she was made cf
the dust cf the earth, and that God made
her, said. 'Ma, has Dod dot any rn are
dust?' 'Why. child?' 'Cause, if he has,
I want a little brother.
Juliu3, what part cb de sermonies do
de ladies most admire when dey go to de
church ?
Well, Pompey, I can't tell what dat Ir,
can yoa tell?'
. 'Why, yes, ni?gar don't yoa ree ey
observe de hims V - -
What is the different'- between eirb
an-J lemons ! Just thi 5 lerong get lu rt
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