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BCLIXVl'G I'lf?, X. T.
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BoWtn & Strickland,
ATTOKNT.YS AT LAW. Heal P.slate,
City Loin and Claims houirht and sold.
Purchasers will do well to call at our oilier
and exaniltio our list, of fit v Lots, &-"., before
purehnsiiif: elsewhere. Ollice in Cook's new
Iniildiiijr, coiner of Filth and Main Btrcets.
Ii. L. Bowcn,
ATTOUNKY AND COUN'SKLT.OR
L.YWB"llcv.ic, X. T.
S. A. Strickland,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSKM.OR
. LAW. Hellevue. N. T.
C. T. Ilolloway,
A TTORM'.Y AND COUNSELLOR AT
ii. LAW, lielkwue, N. T.
W. II. Cook,
UN F.R L L A N D A N D 111. A L : 1 A 1 l .
AGLNT, BellevuoCity, Nebraska. 1-tf
J3. I IUnkin,
ATTORNEY VXD COUNSXLLOR
LAW, Ll PI lUe, NVT.
UY LAW, Omaha, N. T.
, , . . S. W. Cozzens,
ATTORNEY AT J.AW and General Land
'AGENT, Omaha citv, N. T.. Ollice in
Henry &. Hoot's new Brick Block, Faruhnm
John W. Pattison,
NOTARY PUBLIC AND RF.AL F.ST AT F.
AGF.NT, Fontenelle, N. T. 1-tf
James S. Izird & Co.
AND AG K NTS, Omaha, Douglas Coun'y,
Nebraska territory. 1-11
Drs. Matcomb & Peck,
OMAHA CITY. Ollice on Harney street,
opposite the Post Ollice. Particular at
tention given to S.irgery.
P. E. Shannon
T)F.AL KSTATK AGI'XCY, Cerro Gordo
j PostOliee, St. Mary, Mills Co., Iowa. 2
P. E. Shannon,
COMMISSION fc FORWARDING MF.R-
j CHANT, St. Mary's Landing Mills Co.,
Peter A. Sarpy,
CHANT, Bellevue, N. T., Wholesale
in Indian Goods, Horses, Mule
D. J. Sullivan, M. D.,
THYSICIAX and SURGEON. Office
X Head of Broadway, Council Blufls, Iowa
nov. 13 lfj
D. H. Solomon,
A TTORXF.Y and COUNSELLOR AT
i- LAW, Glenwood, Mills Co., Iowa, prac
tices in all the Courts of western Iowa and
Nebraska, and the Supreme Court of Iowa
Land Agency not in the Programme. no-tf
T. B. CUMINO. JOHN C. TURK,
Cuming & Turk,
.lttoriiryt at Lmo owl Jlctl Estate. JlgcnU
v - . OMAHA CITY, N. T.,
ttT7ILL attend faithfully and promptly to
' VV oil biminess-entrusted, to them, in the
Territorial or Iowa courts, to the purchase of
lots and lands, entries and pre-emptions, col
Office in the second story of Henry & Roots
new fcHildinsr, nearly opposite the Western
l'.xcuamce Bank. 1 arnliaui street.
P.idki in thn Territory. Council Blufls Bu-
trle and Keokuk Times, please copy and
- charge Nebraskian office.
UE0. 8NVDF.R. JOIIH II. 811 ERM A y.
Snyder & Sherman,
ATTORNEYS and COUNSELLORS AT
LAW. and .VOTARIES PUBLIC, Coun
cil Bluffs, Iowa, will practice their profession
in all the Courts of Iowa and Nebraska.
All collections entrusted to their care, at
tended to promptly.
Especial attention given to buying and sell
ing real estate, end making pre-emptions in
Deeds, Mortage, and other Instruments of
writing drawn witll dispatch acknowledg
ments taken, &.c, &c.
Office west siie of Madison street,
just ahovu Broadway. ' '
, uoy 13 . 1-tf.
1 Johnson, Caaidy & Tost,
GEN I'll VL LAND AGE. NTS, ATTOR
NEYS ANDCOUXSEI.LORS AT LAW,
' Council Riutl', Iowa, will promptly nftnd to
' Ls.ml Agencies, Collections. Investing Money,
Locating and Selling l.'md Warrants, and all
other business pertaining t their prof e;i" ion,
in Western Iowa and Nebraska. - 1-tf
G. P. Theobald & Co.,
COMMISSION & FORWARDING
No. i20 Tine Stki:i:t, vi Stairs,
ST. LOUIS, MO.
(77 Particular attention paid lo filling nf
order and to S:ilc of Prod'iee. no lti-ly.
ANDREW J. Vorn.F.TON. Wll.l.lAM N. RVEHS.
Popplcton & Bycrs,
TTORNT.YS AT LAW, A XI) GI.M.-
L.VNI) AGl'.NTS, Omaha cilv,
Nebraska. Land Warrants bought and sold.
Land Lntcred on Time. Special attention
given to the selection and entry of Lands for
Settlors, ami all others desiring choice loca
tions. Land .Claim?, Town lots and nil kinds
or Ileal Kstate, honglit and sold and invest
ments made for Distant Dealers,
("V" A Competent. Surveyor and Draughts
man always in readiness to survey lands, find
and select Lands and Town lots, and draft
Citv Plats - 1-tf
lOPOGRAPIIIC AND CIVIL F.XGI-
NF.F.H, Executes Drawing and Paintinir
of every style and description. Also, all
business in his line. Office on Gregory street,
St. Mary. Mills county, Iowa. 1-lf
Greene, Wearo & Benton,
ANKF.RS AND LAW AGENTS, Council
liliilfs. Potowatf.nnie comity, Iowa.
Greene &. Weare, Cedar Hapids, Iowa.
(in Wear.; & Hire, Fort Dos Moines, Ta
Collections made; Taxes paid; and Lands
purchased and sold, in any part of Iowa. 1-tf
Charles B. Watson,
IIVIL ENGINEER AND SURVr.Y.OR,
KJ li'dlevue City. Nebraska Territory, pro
fsses to be "posted" in the lay of the land in
this vicinity, and oll'-rs his services to such as
may need them, on reasonable terms.
I ''?" He will also act as agent, for the pur
chase or saleif Heal F.state, in the Ten itory,
or Wea'rrn Iowa. Information furnished upon
application. Declarations filed and pre-emptions
rnOPOGHAPlHC ENGINEER, Fx-cutcs
JL Topographic, Fancy and Plain Drawing
OI every sivie iinu iiescripi.ioii. i nm v, unw
i. . t i I i : 1 . f
mental and Plain Tainting rxecuiou to onicr.
OlTtce at thn Bellevue House, Bellevue. N. T.
Hf.ff.re.nces : P. A. Sarpy, St. Mary, Iowa
Judire Gilinorc. Bellevue. 1-tf
F0Tr,rxu: kik of kkmcvie.
S prepared to transact the gener.il business
of Banking, w ill receive d-po-u's. Discount
short lia per, buy Bills of Exchange, on all
parts of the Country, and sell on St. Louis
Chicago ami New ork; make collections in
thi vicinity and remit for the same at Current
ates of Exchange,
py Interest allowed on special Deposits
.lOUN WEAR E, President.
Titos. H. Bf.ntox, V. Pres.
John J. Toww, Canhior. 1-tf
Banking: Hoars From 0 to 12, A. M., and
.1 to 3, P. M.
"VfEATLY and expeditiously executed, on
j,x reasonable terms, at inu uiucc.
OP H. VALE.
THE Subscriber having just opened at his
store in Bellevue, a fresh supply of goods, of
every description, would call the attention of
purchasers, to the fact, mat lie lias we largest
and best selected siock or uoous, to oe louui:
in Nebraska, and urn I they will find him stir
idied at all times, with
MILLINARY &. DRY GOODS,
BOOTS. KIIOE3.&4'., &r.
All of which has been selected by himself from
the best establishments in the country, and
which he will sell lower for cash, than the
same ipiality of goods can be purchased at, iu
any store In tins section or couniry.
He has also, a largo and well selected stock
Of every description, best, quality and finish
and inferior to none in .Nebraska.
Thankful for past favors, he soflcits a con
tinuance of public patronage, a ud hopes that
purchasers witl call and examine his goods,
before buying elsewhere. H. VALE.
Bellevue, Oct. 2:1, lS.jil. 1-tf
STONE MASON AND
JT1IIE Undersigned having commenced the
A. above business in Bellevue, is prepared
to do ill work in his line, at the shortest no
tice, iu the beBt manner, and on the most rea
sonable terms. WM. WILEY.
(IV" Four or five good Plasterers, will find
constant employment, and good wages, on ap
plication to tlie above.
Bellevue, Oct. Ill), 1W.. 2-tf
HOUSE CARPENTER AND
AN. BRIGGS, Takes this method or iu
, formin' his friends, and the public
generally, (bathe Is prepared to BUILD AND
FINISH, in the best manner
Of every description of style and finish, on thn
most reasonable terms. Thankful for pal
favois, he solicits a continuance of public
pat ron -i ge.
NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1857.
M.M.n 1 1: am i:u i ise.i:i:ms.
Hi Ti CLARE,
'OllWAKDINU am. COMMISSION
1ENERAL LAND AND COLLECTING
Dealer in Fine Lumber, Doors, Sash,
Flour, meal, Bacon, &c, &c.
Bjrect Goods caro II. T. Clarko.
Rr.FF.RFNCKs : Gold & Brother and Edward
Hempstead. Water street, Chicago;.!. W.
HaskuiH, Milwuukic, Wis. ; II. M. Norton,
Pres. Harine co. Bank, Racine, Wis. t C.
Barrett, River street, Cleveland, O. ; Fenton
Brother, Cincinnati, O. ; Tibbie Hays,
I'.rie, Pa.; C. B. Wright it Co. Rankers, lain
Pa.; C. B. Wright, Banker, Philadelphia, Pa.;
Darling, Albert son &. Rose, Front street, N.
Y. t W. J. Willis. Water street, N. V.; R.
Ball, Trov, N. Y. ; Mr. Hungerrord, President
Bank of Westfield, Wostfield, N. Y. ; Hon. S.
Morton, Nebraska City; Gen. P. A. Sarpy,
St. Mary, Iowa ; J. J. Town, Bellevue, Ne
braska Territory. 1-tf
STGRE IN BELLEVUE.
I would respectfully invite the citizens of
Bellevue and Douglas Co., to examine my
larire and well selected assortment of
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES,
HATS & CAPS, DOORS,
SASH, &c, &c,
And In fact every variety usually called fur in
the West. I am confident that any one
wishing to purchase goods will be entirely
satisfied, and find it will be lo their interest lo
call and examine my largo and well selected
assortment of goods.
L. B. KINNEY.
Bellevue, Oct. 21, lS'.f.. 1-tf
HOUSE CARPENTERS AND
WE would respectfully inform the inhabi
tants of Bellevue and vicinity that wo are
prepared to ERECT and FINISH
Buildings of all Descriptions,
On the shortest notice, ami In (he most work-
menhkc manner. Having been engaireil in Hie
business several years, we feel confident iu
tating, that all who favor us with their cus
tom, will be pleased with our work.
Bellevue, Oct 23, ISM. 1-lf
fllllE Undersigned beg leave to inform1
L the Inhabitants, or Douglas count v,tl J
that they are prepared, to do all woik in v
their line of business, in the best manner, and
on the most liberal terms, at their shop in
l'yf Having had several years experience:
at HORSE-SIIOEIXG, in some of the best
shops in Eastern Cities, they will l.o able to
give entire satisfaction, to all who favor thein
with tlieir patronage, in tins line.
MIA W & 1U.N.
Bellevue, Oct. 12.1, 185f. l-m
fTTIIE Propiietor of the above Sa
1 loon, takes great pleasure Iu
announcing to the public, that he is
now prepared to serve at all hours, and in the
WARM OR COLD ME ALS,
OYSTERS. COOKED IX EVERY STYLE.
SARDINES, PiGS FEET,
BOILED F.GGS AXD GAME IX SEASON,
Together with every thing that Is usuuny
round iu a r 1 RSI CLAN
Having had considerable experience In ca-
ternnr for the public taste. He is sure that all
who favor h!m with a rail, will be saMsfied.
Bellevue, Oct. 23, 1V. 1-tf
H 0 USE C AEFENTESS AN D
rnilE undersigned takes pleasure in an
L iioii'icing to the inhabitants of Bellevue
and vicinity, that they are now prepared to
BUILD AND FINISH, in the best manner, 1
all styles of
Dwelling Houses, Cottages, &e., &c,
On the shortest notice, and in the most ap
proved style of workmanship. They will he
also happy to do any work in their line of
business, "which their friends may stand in
need of. MYERS & H1LLYARD.
Bellevue, Oct. 3i, lSjti. --if
I CAME TO'STAY.
The undersigned would respectfully an
nounce to the citizens of Bellevue and vicinity,
that he is prepared to do
1 KM JSC SKJN' AN H
GRAINING, MARBLEIXG, &c, in all its
Executed In the neatest s'vle.
Paints mixed to ordes, and for sale.
oet.H.l .!. T. WHITE.
Boot cfc3 SllOO
WRIGHT, would resperlfnlly
Inform the Gentlemen of Belle-
j vuc and iciiiity, that he is prepared
to inacuf ic! ire, to i.nl -r, every vane')"
BOOTS AND S1IOE3,
Of the best liuNh and I. i'e -t I'iihlilon.
iiU prepared lo tinhe up in th best iinmw
I.,n ,.i l red vi.l vW.je. s ,,,,,erF, which
i! v.irr:i '.t to 'Ane i.l who tvr h.r.x wi
liei'cM-, n-' no. l--.V-;-'f
Written for the Bellevue Ga.etlc
All is dark withnut thy snrle,
The very light that strays
In woven beauty o'er my palh,
Speaks but of happier days ;
And love and hope, so brilliant then,
Are whispered but in dreams again.
The very stars look sadly down
Upon my weary way ; .
And all too long nights shadows seem ;
Too long the houts of day i
And ever, In the winds low moan
I seem to hear, Alone 1 Alone!
Alone! no heart on which to lean,
No sweet remembered tone j
No hand to clasp, no life to bless ;
Not one to call my own.
Oil I Sorrow, none can ever tell,
Breathes In that broken word," farewell.'
l'aildj's toon Hunting.
An Irishman of our nntinintun(.'e, named
MuhiU'l O'Rotlgcr, who settled in ilii:i
part of tlio country some yt-an ago, lutoly
received an unexpected visit troin lii.s
lirotlior Pnt who vaa direct f rom tliu "sod."
Mike heartily welcomed his brother, and
resolved to do everything in his power to
make his visit an offreeable one. Accord
ingly at the end of the. second d.iy after
Pal's arrival, which had been spent by
them in a general carousal, XI Hie armed
his brother with a bhiilclah, and immedi
ately led ofl'in the direction of a cornfield
about half a mile distant, where he as
sured Pat lhat they would enjoy a rare
evening's sport in coon hunting. The
night was too dark lo distinguish object
of their search ol any great distance, Liu
on entering the field and setting up a wild
yell,they boon discovered, by the milling
of the coi nstaliis in various directions, that
they had been successful in routing several
ft m . 1 t 1 1
ot tnem irom mcir inning places, nuke s
keen eyes were now fixed upon. a largo
tree, which stood a few yards distant, and
ho soon had thn aniisfnetioii of delecn'ng
an object moving up its trunk at a rapid
rate. Xlushu knew to he a. coon, and
with a shout of joy he rushed towards the
tree, calling on Ins brother to follow up.
In a moment the two sportsmen were un
der ihe tree. Mike prepared for a climb.
and directed Put how to act when the coon
reached the ground.
"Ho'll be nfther makin' n great noise to
get away," taid Mike, 'but for your life
don't let hun escape yc."
"CKh, be oil up the tree wid ye, ans
wered Tat, flourishing his shillelah, evi
dently growing impatient for the sport,
"niver fear but I'll put nnind to him when
he comes down."
Mike now commenced climbing the iree
with all possible haste, anil succeeded
very well in the ascent, until he reached
the first branches, and became hid from
the wild gaze of his brother, when he
paused a moment to ascertain in what part
of the tree the coon had taken lodgings.
While matters were in this stnte the coon
made a sudden move among ihe branches,
which so startled Mike thai he unfortun
ately l 't go hi hold and fell headlong to
Pat supposing him to be the coon, niched
furiously upon him with his shillelah, and
commenced thai delightful operation of
putting an end to him."
"Murthcr! Murther!" cried Mike, at-
tempting to ri.se to his feet, "in ihe name
of St. Patrick, don't bo afiher bating me
to death !"
"Ye need'n. bo given' me any uv y-r
dirty excuses," unswered Put, "shore uie
bruhtr tould me yed be ufiher makin a
great noise to git away, bul not a fut ye'il
move out o' tins ulive."
Mike now stir-posing his brother lo be
crazy thought it time to make a desperote
struggle for life ; so seizing Pat by ihe
legs, he succeeded in throwing Lint lo the
ground whereupon a rough and tumble
light commenced, which lasted fr sunie
lime, withjul either of the bruiherj tiller
ing a word.
After a violent contest, however, Mike
came o!T victorious, Put being so com
pletely subdued as to rentier him helpless.
Hut, fearing it was all over with him, he
began to cull wildly for Mike to hasten
down from the tree and assin him, or ihe
"ugly baste" would have Lit life.
Jly this time .Mike fully comprehended
ihe error into which his br-ther had fallen,
ana comeuceu umiiii every iu :i:is in ins
i I' IW( r l" ' bi eonot s, which,
; alter a
gre.il deal ot pei .-ua-ion lie sue
ceeded in doing.
li.it the coon was allouvd to escape im-
U1 harmed, as neither of ihe adventurers f. It
r, j Jim; ,,. fir cohiinuing tho hunt that
I,.. ; . , , hunt!., '
h , i .i .t t ii u- i .u s iiim i.uihiii,
1 n-r.p . n;,d In swore by all the saint. it
Uhotild lie hi, la.t.
Iticli ltl' clopiiieiit.
Tlio tillo ami iiitrllitiiit YYnliiiitot)
! rorresp.oiHli.'iit nl llio Albany .guji hiki
.Was thus nlliiilos to llio Into corri-spoii'
iIoihmj lii'hvocn (Ji'iiornl Scott nnd llio Sec
retary ot tnr. Hi1 snys
It is promijed that the forthcoming cor
respondence between tho Wur Depart
ment and (Jciieral Scott, elicited by the
call of the Senate, will contain some charm
ing revelations, exhibiting not only the
usual racy character of llio ( ietieral's cor
responilean e, but showing up the "hero of
a hundred battles" in the new light of a
sharp financier, speculator, inonoy-geiter,
or whatever yon please to term him, nfier
you get the facts. We have been wrong
in supposing that the (Jeueral went to
Mexico solely with an ryo to glory! it
seems that while with one eve ho squin
ted tit the nppluuse of tho world, he kept
ihe other fixed sharply and successfully
on the "main chance."
fo cut the mailer short, Lieut. General
Scott, besides his pny, charged two anil u
half tier cent, commission on all moneys
which hassed through his hit nils as Com
mander-in-Chief of our army in Mexico;
anil this handsome gratuity was allowed
and paid by the Fillmore Administration.
Charmed with this easy mode of putting
money in his purse, General Scott in
creased this commission, on llio uccession
of General Pierce, to ihrtf. jrr rait, and
obtained it from the Army Paymaster.
The allowance was disputed by the pres
ent Secretary of War, tiixl President
Pierce refused to nllow the commission,
charging it back where it had been paid,
to General Scott's account. Tho nicelitlh)
sum of .r000 dollars stands thus charged
against Lieut. General Scott at tin? War
Oifice, and this is one of tho pojnts of dif
ficul y between tho doughty General nud
tho Secretary of War.
I am assured that Scott, with hisinoncy
bags and three per cent, commissions,
makes no less distinguished appearance
than Scott, lifting to his mouth that "platu
of hasty soup." The correspondence will
A A'oon-IHiy Murder lor rite
A most deliberate murder was commit
ted on Monday, about noon, near Jirnnk
lyn. The deceased, named Cornelius
Cannon, was a gardener in the employ of
a gentleman, residing a few miles from
Hrcc!:!y::, an:! hail taken his employer's
wife to church, iu a one hoive wagon. lie
started lo return when he was overtaken
by John Langdon, who asked him lo ride.
After getting in nnd proceeding a little
way, he placed the muzzle of a six barrel
pistol to the back of Cannons head and
discharged one barrel, killing his victim
almost instantly. The Kveninjhont says:
lie jhen IujIc the reins and drove for
about half a mile, to the hollow near the
residence of Mr. Spence, when he stopped
(he horse nnd took the body to the road
side, and ll ero emptied tho pockets of the
deceased -consisting of ono three-ceid
piece und two copper coins. Leaving ihe
body here, he pursued his way in the
wagon to Fort Hamilton, and ufter driving
about in that vicinity uwhilo, finally struck
upon tho Huh Plank Hoad and followed
that, entering Third avenuo Again near
the old entranco of Greenwood Cemetry,
und within one mile and a half where the
murder had been committed.
At Twenty-Seventh street and Third
avenue lie wuiereu Ms Horse, ana reucn
iug Ninth street ho gave tho animal sine
outs. The feed over, ho continued on into
JJrooklyn, through llamiin.n avenue to
the ferry and across to Hulokeii, where
he was soon arrested.
The prisoner confessed his crime iu the
coolest manner, and bays he murdered the
mm only ior money; mat ne tmugni a
pi.itul on Saturday night after having sto-ieu6-'o
from Li employer Mr. MtCmuL,
a shoemaker in the sixth avenue, thai he
watched iu ihe streets till a late hour to
fuel a "safe" chauco to shoot somebody,
but no satisfactory tpiortuniiy pret-enicd
The deceased was a sober, industrious
man, about thirty years of age. lie leaves
a wife and two children.
This is one of the m ut deliberate mur
ders we have chronicled in soi.ie time.
Hut there isicircely a possibility that the
inuriicrer win meet wua jtisiice. ii ne
has any money the lawyers will make Lim
Max ir.i mvnt or Ciiilchen. Wash
in j children in hot water is, ns a general
rub injurioii-i. Col I feet arises from de
f . ,va i-ii-cn!:il inn find fclwml.l i.vrit.t t.i
j incivosed cxenie. Children may bo pre-
- I venu u nom suching tneir inuuiis i y rui-
' anything slightly bilicr.
, ' ' '
II enough to make one shudder to
' r'a" printer's advoriisciiiHd. for a Uy
' f """1 char.icter." when it is wt-U
known that they intend la inaU a "devil
Xv vr throw ii i your Card.
The following which we clip from the
"Sunday Transcript," uoutniua volumes of
sound, practical ndvico which wo would
recommend all who desire to rido safely
through the business fluctuations of lifo, to
read nnd ponder. Engrave its teaching,
deep upon your memory nnd whon sur
rounded perhaps with almost overwhelm
ing cjnbarassineiits, tho remembrance of
these lines iiinj bo your salvation.
"A Into philosopher says lhat however
desporato llio gamo may bo never throw
up your curds." There is wisdom in this.
A few years since lJotu purchased a lot of
stocks, on speculation. Tho next day tho
bottom fell out of tho money markot
Mocks tixik n tumble, llolts was seized
with fear and trembling. 'To nrerent b.
ing ruined ho increased tho iluvor of his
coll'ee ono morning, by adding sixpence "
worth of arsenic to it. Poor fellow, had
ho played out Ins cards, ho would have
made n thousand dollars by the operation1.
A few weeks after ho was 'fenced in wilh
mahogany,' stocks took a turn and went up
I : I... i ..I . .. . if .r
inu luiiouns. n iggms some six montas
since, endorsed for a friend, and to the
extent of $50,000. His friend could not
meet his engagements. Tho notes were
irotcsted Wiggins took lo drink drink
iroiight on dclerium tremens, a . shavad
head, and a visit lo tho lunatic assvluro.
Wiggins threw up his cards too early. His
friend met wilh a windfall tho next week
paid oir his indebtedness, nod is now
one of tho richest men in the city. Wig
gins, we regret to say is still at the assy.
nun. nc 1-iijiiys mjOU IlCailll, UUl Will
have it that ho is 'a mud machine with
out diggers.' Again we soy, never throw
down your cards but play .out tho game.
f2T Tho Rochester American men
tions the existence of an unusual amount
of destitution among the mechanics nnd la
boring 4nen of that city, .. -'. . ,ii
The New Ci:nt. We have been shown
a specimen of tho new cent coin, recently
manufactured at the Philadelphia mint. It
is composed of copper and nickel, is about
tho sio of a quarter, somewhat thicker
than tho present cent, and but little darker
than Gorman silver. ' The obverse is a
well executed figure of an eagle in flight,
with the date underneath, and the words
United Stales of America above. .,Tbe
reverse is a finely executed wreath, repre
senting all the principle atopies of the
couniry cotton, corn, tobacco, wheat,
grapes, etc., wilh tho word one cest in
tho centre. , , ,. , ,
The now issue is in accordance with an
act of Congress, passed last year. The
same act provided for redeeming the old
Spanish quarters, leries and Hps, making
their legal value respectively 20, 10, and
y cents, the now American coin to be sub
stituted in their place. The change when
fully illected will be a wellcome one."
Am. ioie vr Auduuok. Jhe great
naturalist was on the lookout for red-headed
woodpeckers, and was very anxious to
obtain a specimen. Seeing one fly into a
hole iu a tree a long way up, he polled ofT
his coat and limbed w iih that nergy of
his that never failed him. ruffing apd
sweating, he "eached it at last; and put
ting his hand to seize the bird, to his own
dismay a snake stuck his head but of the
hole and hissed in his face. This was so
unexpected and frightful that Anduboo let
go his hold, and .tumbled lo the ground
more dead than alive. His companion came
running to him, and seeing that the nat
uralist was not hurt but was dreadfull
alarmed, said to him:
"Ah you are very much frijhtened.
"No, sah !" replied ihe do tpr, quite
offended "no sah; but if you want to see
von, lam scared snake just go up dare f
Late Letters from Havana state that
the health of Dr. Kane is improving, and
that he hoped to start on his return home
on ihu 2uu This is indeed good news.
It is announced from Washington that
the Committee on Patents have agreed to
recommend a reorganization of the Pa'eut
Ollice. It is proposed to place this im
portant institution upon the same footing,
in all respects, as the treasury and other
LOT Some years since a portion of the
- Peuobscol tribe of Iudians visited Souan-
turn, in the town of Quincy, Massachu-
- setts, in ihe month of October. -The
weather was unusually cold for the sea
son. To one who hd little or no clothing
on his lower extremities, the question was
asked, "if he were not coldf Putting his
fincrer significantly to his nose, he said,
" IVhy ain't your nose told F aud then ad
ded, m all ." . ... , ; , ,(i f. t ; ...
Is it anyttodys business, what another
business is? 'i
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