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Bowen. & Strickland,
ATTOIl.VRVS AT LAW. Real Estate,
City Lo's and Claims bought and sold.
Purchasers will do well to call at our office
and examine our list of City Lots, &.c, before
iirchasiii:r cNewhere. Office in Cook's new
iinlUng, corner of Fifth and Main streets.
L. Tj. Bowen.
i TTORXTCY AXD COUNSELLOR AT
J LAW, Hellevun. X. T. 1-tf
S. A. Strickland,
TTORNEV AXD COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, llellevue, X. T. 1-tf
C. T. Holloway,
ATTORNEY AXD COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevue, N. T. 1-tf
"W. H. Cook.
EXF.R AL LAND AND RF, AL ESTATE
AGENT, Bellevue City, Nebraska. 1-tf
B. P. Rankin.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSNLLOR AT
LAW, La PI tte, N. T. 1-tf
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Omaha, N. T. 1-tf
S. W. Cozzens,
ATTORNEY AT LAW and Central Land
AGENT, Omaha city, N. T. Office in
Henry & Root's new Brick Block, Famhatn
street. ' - no liKlm.
John W. Fattison.
NOTARY PUBLIC AND REAL ESTATE
AGENT, Fontenelle, N. T. 1-tf
Janes S. Izard & Co.
AND AGEXTS, Omaha, Douglas County,
I Nebraska Territory. 1-tf
Drs. Milcorub & Peck.
OMAHA CITY. Office on Harney street,
opposite the Post Office. Particular at
tention given to Surgery. 1-tf
P. E. Shannon.
EAL ESTATE AGENCY, Cerro Gordo
Post Office, St. Mary, Mills Co., Iowa. 2
P. E. Shannon,
COMMISSION & FORWARDING MER
CHANT, St. Mary'a Landing Mills Co.,
Peter A. Sarpy,
X FORWARDING &. COMMISSION MER
. CHANT, Bellevue, N. T., Wholesale
Dealer in Indian Goods, Horses, Mules, and
D. J. Sullivan. M. D..
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Office
Head of Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa,
nov. 13 1-tf.
T. B. CUMINS. JOHM C. TURK.
Cumins ts Turk.
.lUornetjt at Law and Real Estate Agents.
W OMAHA CITY, N. T.,
ILL attend faithfully and promptly to
all business entrusted to them, in the
Territorial or Iow a courts, to the purchase of
lots and lands, entries and pre-emptions, col
Office in the second story of Henry fc Roots
new building, nearly opposite tha Western
Exchange Bank, Farnham street.
Papers In the Territory, Council BluiTs Bu
rl, andJKeokuk Times, nlesse eopy and
rturpa Nebraskian office.
D. II. Solomon,
ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Glenwood, Mills Co., Iowa, prac
tices lit all the Comis of western Iowa and
Nebraska, and the Supreme Court of Iowa.
Land Agency not in the Programme, no 4-tf
C. T. HOLI.0WY. c. D. KttR
Holloway & Keller,
GENERAL LAND AGENTS, Bellevue
city, N. T., will promptly attend to the
collecting and investing money, locating Land
Warrants, buving and selling city lots, &.c
Office at the Bellevue House.
Johnson, Casady & Test,
GENERAL LAND AGENTS, ATTOR-
KEYS AXD COUNSELLORS AT LAW,
Council liluft's, Iowa, will promptly attend to
Land Agencies, Collections, Investing Money,
Loralinir and Selli ne l.rlnri UTarrnnla n,..l all
o)h-M- business pertaining to their profession.
i.i t - 1 M.L. 1 . -
i.c-htim iuh a no '.neurasKs. 1-tf
C. A. Henry & Co.,
WHOLESALE AXD RETAIL DRUG
GISTS. At the run.vA I)-,,,. ,....
Omaha city. Nebraska, have nn linn, I unrl nr
constantly receiving a large and complete
isuiiiiiuiivui i7i ugg, . nomicais, I'alent Medi
cines, Dye Stuirs, Liquors, Segars, Preserved
Fruits. Confectionaries. e. A iiiv.i,.;.,,.
orders filled on a small advance on cost. 1-tf
Thos. Macox. Alex. Macon. H. O. Jones.
Macon, Brother & Co.
PAW AXD LAND AGENTS, Omaha City
i Nebraska Territory. nnti-if
TOPOGRAPHIC AND CIVIL ENGI
NEER. Executes Drawing- ntul P.-iint
of every style and description. Also, all
business In his line. Office on Gregory street,
St. Mary, Mills county, Iowa. 1-tf
Greene, Weare & Benton,
BANKERS AND LAW AGENTS, Council
Blllffri. PotoWl liiiie rnniit v- Inua
Greene &. Weare. Peil.ir Tt.ini.la Inu-o
Greene, Weare &. Rice, Fort Des Moines, la.
vuiieciions mane j xaxes paid; and Lands
purchased and sold, in any part of Iowa. 1-tf
W. W. narvey,
SURVEYOR AXD CLAIM AG EXT, will
promptly attend to all business of .Survey
ing laying out and dividing land, surveying and
platting towns and roads, and will adcompany
persons desirous of making claims, and will
net as agent fur the sale of claims. Office on
Alain street, Bellevue, N. T. 20-tf
GEO. SNyPR, JOHN I!. fllUMN.
Snyder & Sherman,
A TTORXEYS and COUNSELLORS AT
- LAW. and NOTARIES 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, and making pre-emptions in
Deeds, Mortapes, and other Instruments of
writing drawn with dispatch; acknowledg
ments taken, &c, ic.
V Office west side of Madison street,
just above Broadway.
nov 13 l-tf.
WM. . SMITH. ' X. H. SMITH
Smith & Brother.
A ttorneys a. cnnxsF.T.T.nns at T. A w
and Dealers in Real Estate, Bellevue,
Nebraska lerntory, will attend faithfully and
promptly to buying and selling Real Estate,
City Lot's. Claims, and Land Warrants. Office
at the Benton House. 21-oni
J. II BROITBf,
ATTORNEY AXD COl'XCELOR AT LAW
GENERAL LAND AGENT,-
AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
riatisnwM, Cast Co. JV T.
ATTEX'DS to business In any of the Courts
of tii is Territory. Particular attention paid
to obtaining and' locating Land Warrants, col
lection of debts, ana taxes paid. Letters of
Inquiry relative to any parts of the Territory
answered, if accompanied with a fee.
Hon. Lyman Trumbull, IJ. S. S. from Ills.
Hon. James Knox, M. C. " .
Hon. O. H. Browning, Quincy, "
Hon. James W. Grimes, Governor of Iowa.
Hon. H. P. Bennett, Del to C. from N. T.
Green, Weare & Benton, Council Bluffs. I.
Nuckolls It Co., Glenwood, Iowa. jg3tf.
G. P. Theobald & Co.,
COMMISSION &. FORWARDING
No. 20 1'ine SrattT, ve Staibs,
ST. LOUIS, MO. -(T"
Particular attention paid to filling of
orders and to Sale of Produce. no 10-ly.
FOXTEXELLE BAXK OP L KILL VIC.
IS prepared to transact the general business
of Banking, will receive deposits, Discount
short paper, buy Bills ot Exchange, ou all
parts of the Country, and tell on St. Louis,
Chicago and New York; make collections in
the vicinity and remit for the same at Current
& Interest allowed on special Deposits,
JOHN WEARE, President.
Tiios. II. Benton, V. Pres.
Johm J. Town, Cashier. 1-tf
Banking Hours From 0 to 12, A. M., and
1 to 3, P. M.
JAMES J. WEAVER,
RECENTLY. from Pennsylvania, informs
the citizena of Bellevue that he will
f romptly attend to all calls made upon him in
he following branches of business i CAR
PENTER and JOINER work, PAINTING
and GLAZING. (JjT Work warranted.
P. A. SARPY.
FORWARDING & COMMISSION
Still continues the above business at
ST. MARYS, IOWA, & BELLEVUE,
Merchants and Emigrants will find their
goodspromptly and carefully attended to.
P. S. I have the only W AREHOUSE for
siorngn ai me anove named landings.
St. Marys, Feb. 20lh, 1857. 21-tf-l
Tootlo & Greene.
WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS,
Glenwood, Iowa. We beg leave to
call the attention of the Good People of Mills,
Pottawattamie, Montgomery and Cass coun
ties, Iowa; also, Douglas and Cass counties,
Nebraska, to ourlarire and lalesunply of every
kind of MERCHANDISE, usually kept in
Western Iowa. Our stock of Groceries is
larere and comnlete. havine heen hnncrhf nA
shipped a little lower than our neighbors.
urn buick oi jiaruwaro, yueensware, Wood
enware, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps and
Ready-Made Clothing, have all been purchased
ill the Eastern i-it
Give us a call before you purchase, and If
w uu noi ecu you cucap goods, we will make
win mi-i-u iiui s uo no.
(Jl?" Remember the cheapest house Intowr.
TOOTLE & GREENE.
Glenwood, Iowa, Oct. 23, 1850 1-tf
Ho! For Fresh Water.
THE undersigned rcsnreifnllr InfnrmQ th.
inhabitants of BWicvua and the snrromiding
country, mat ne is prepared to dig and iiniali,
WELLS AND CISTERNS,
At the shortest notice, and on the most rea
sonahle terms. D. A. LOGAN.
Bellevue, Oct. 23, lSSrt. 1-tf
JOHN ANDERSON'S Best Chewing and
V rilHlhlll" I tMlrtCC'l), fl C
CLEARWATER, WHITE & SANDERS.
Tootle & Jackson,
I FORWARDING & COMMISSION MER
CHANTS, Council Bluffs city. Iowa
Having a Large and Commodious Warehouse
on the Levee at the Council Bluffs landing,
are now prepared to receive and store, all
kinds of merchandise and produce, will receive
anu pay ennrges on an kinds ot freigtlis so
that Steam Boats will not be detained as they
have been heretofore, in getting some one to
receive freight, when the consignees are absent.
Rtrrap.Ncts : Livermoore & Cooley, 8. C.
Datik & Co. and Humphrey, Putt & Tory, St.
Louis, Mo. i Tootlo Ac Fairleigh, St. Joseph,
Mo. j J. S. Cheneworth & Co., Cincinnati Ohio;
W. F. Coulbough. Burlington, Iowa. 1-tf
THE undersigned having recently taken
and refitted the above well-known and
popular Public House, he trusts by the strict
studious attention to the wants nf hU mio.l.
to merit n liberal share of public favor, confl
uence and patronage. His table will be
spread with the best the market affords, and
no pains will be spared to make his guests
agreeably at home and comfortable.
G. A. ROBINSON.
Council Bluffs, Iowa. nov 13-tf.
FRANK I.. KEMP.
WILLIAM FROD9II AM.
GUN AND JEWELRY STORE.
KEMP &. FRODSHAM,
DEALERS in Clocks, Watches. Jewelry,
Musical Instruments, Rifles, Shot Guns,
Thirty hour and eight day clocks of the two
best manufactories in the'Unionj steamboat
and ollice apiing clocks.
Single and double shot Guns, from five to
fifty dollars: Rifles, of our own make; also,
Eastern make Pistols of all kinds ; pistol
flasks, shot bags, wadding and wad cutters ;
common and wafer-proof caps; colt's caps,
and numerous other articles suitable for the
Western trade, which neither time nor space
will allow to enumerate.
All of the above artitles sold on the
most reasonable terms. Repairing done lo
order at short notice. no 9-tf
Omaha Citt, N. T.
NEV GOODS! NEW STORE!!
rriHE undersigned have opened, at thelrnew
J fetore oa Douglas street, .pxii tlie
banks, a ew and splendid assortment of
BOOTS and SHOES,
BOOKS, STATIONERY, fce.
Our stock of Dry Goods comprises all kinds of
LADIES', GENTLEMEN'S and CHILD
REN'S DRESS GOODS,
ALL KINDS OF DOMESTICS
and everything that is requisite to make np a
complete assortment of Dry Goods.
Eimm - .
We have a large lot of Clothing that is well
and fashionably made, and out of the best
material. . Our stork eonsibts of all kinds of
Gents' Furnishing Goods. .
BOOTS and SHOES.
Our stock of Boots and Shoe is the larest
ever otTcred to the citizens of Nebraska. T hey
are purchased directly from the manufac
turers, and are of the very best quality.
Our goods are all new, and recently pur
chased in the Eastern cities, and we intend
selliit them at astonishing low prices. 'All
Ihs citizens of Omaha and vicinity are re
quested to call and examine our stock, as thy-y1
will find it to their interest to do so,
V" We study to please.
110. 10-tf PATRICK k CO.
"MT.ATLY and anpedUiousiy eiecuted, on
il reasonable teim, at this Ofl'u-s,
THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1857.
Hopes ami FenrA.
Our hopes are like tljo wreaths of foam
That glitter on each shining wave,
When with a gushing sound they come,
The white nnd thirsty beach to lave.
The waters part, the ripples gleam
A moment on the silent shore,
And vanish, as the hopes that seem
A inomcDt bright, and are tin mor
Seeking for love, for fame, for power,
To the frail threads of life we cling,
For Jiore will cull a withered flower,
And tune a harp with broken string,
And hope will shed a glimmering ray
Of light on pleasure's ruined shrine,
For mouldering columns still look gay,
When sunbeams o'er them shine.
Though sovered be love's magic chain,
Still to it broken charms v e trust,
And hope to mend the links again,
M'hcn grief has eaten them with rust.
Fr.iil as the bubbles on the beach
That hope may be a transient beam,
But reft of joy, 'tis sweet to teach
The heart lo hush its grief and dream.
Our hopes are like the flowers that bloom
Upon the mountain's verdant side,
That mountain's heart a burning tomb,
Cleft by the lava's scorching tide.
They spring and flourish, fade and tlie,
Like human hopes as frail and fair,
While quenchless fires beneath them lie,
Like human passions hidden (here.
Our fears are like tho cloud that shed
Their gloom across a summer sky ;
When life Is fairest, some wild dread
Of grief is ever hovering nigh.
The gloom may pass the shadows fade,
And the sunlight only seem to reign,
But still there is a lingering shade,
A tear that clouds will come again.
Where the bright wells of gladness spring,
Hope will the youthful heart decoy.
But fear la hovering there, lo fling
A shadow o'er the path of joy.
A canker-worm within the fruit,
A aerpent In the linnet's nest,
A sentry ever grim and mute, ,
Is fear within the human breast.
A rainbow never spans the sky,
But some dark spirit of the storm,
With sable plume is hovering nigh,
To watch its soft and fairy form.
Hope never chants her angel aong, '
Or bids us rest beneath the wing,
But foar wi'h all his phantom throng
Is in the distance hoveling.
We seek the laurel wreath or fame,
And all her fickle favors trust,
To live perchance without a name,
And find ihe rhaplet turned to dust.
Life wears away, 'mid smiles and tears
The wedding yeal, the funeral toll ;
But though o'crshadowed still by fears,
Hoi'S is the sunlight of the aoul.
Sut LovcngocrVs Shirt.
-l, or Teww.
The first ono I met was " Sut," (after
croirij the Iliwassee,) "weaving along"
111 Ins usual rambling, uncertain gait.
His uppeurance at once satisfied me that
something va3 wrong. He ha J been
sick, whipped in a free fight, or was just
out-growing one of his big drunks. J Jut
ujioh thU point I was soon enlightened.
" n by, fcut, what a wrong now ?
"Heaps wrong; durn my fckin cf I
hain't moot dead. Lite ofTctr that ar hoss.
George, on' take a horn, while I take two,
(bhaking that everlasting flabk of his at
me,) an' plant yerself on that or log, an'
I'll tell ye ef I ken, but it's most be yont
tellin'. I reckon I'm the darndest fool
out en Utaw, 'cept my dad, for he acted
hoss, an' 1 hain't dun that yet alters in
some trap that oudent kech a sheep. I'll
drown myself sinn djy, see if I donl, jisi
to Mop a family di-'persiiion to make d J
fools of themselves." .
' How is it, Sut, hara you been leat
playing cards, or driuking, which is it ?"
rsara pno; that cun t be did 111 the?e
parts; but seeiu' it's you George, I'll toll
you; bet I swar I'm 'shamed sick sor
ry, and and mad, I am.
" You know I boards with Bill Carr,
at his cabin on the mountain, an' pays
fur bich ea I gets when I hev money, an'
when I hevt nt eny, why h taUes one
third ov it ouion me in cussin' ; an' she,
that's his wife Belts, takes out t'other two
thirda with the buutin' btick, and the in
trust wi;h her lung, an' the iniruats m ire'n
the princip'l heap more. She's the cus
sedeit 'oman I ever beed eny how fur
jaw, brecdin', and pride. She can scold
a Mister onto a bull's face rite on tha rurl
in lwo ininuti. She otu breeds rv'ry-
thing on the ruver an' pnttrens arter
ev'ry fashun sho hears tell on, from bus
ails to briches. Oh ! sho's ono of 'em,
and sometimes she's two or three. Well,
yo see, I'd got sum home-mnde cotton
truck to mnke a new shut outen, and
coaxed IJctts tu mako it, and about the
time it wur dun, hero conies Lawyer
Johnson along an' axod fur breakfus I
wish it had pizened him, durn his hied,
an' I wonder it didn't, fur she cooks awful
mixens when sho trys. I'm pizen proof,
myself, (holding up his flask and pooping
through it,) ur I'd been dead long ago.
" Well, whilo ho wur a entin', sho spied
out that his shut was stiir an' miiy slick ;
so she nener rested till sho wormed it out
C'i him tlmt a preparation of Hour did it,
an' she got a few perticuiurs about the
pcrccedings tu, outen him by 'omnn's art
I don't know how bIio did it, perhaps
he does. Artcr ho left, sho sot in an'
biled a big pot ovo panto, high on to a
peck ove it, an' souzed in my shut an' let
it soak awhile ; then sho luck it in an'
ironed it out flat an' dry, an' sot it up on
its aidgo again tho cabin in tho sun.
Than it stood as still' as a dry hoss hide,
an' it rattled like a sheet ovo iron, it did.
It wur pasted tugether all ovor. When
I cum tu dinner, nuthin' wud du but I
must pui it on. Well, Belts an mo got
the thing open arter sum hard work, she
pulling at ono of tho tails an' mo at tulh
er, an' I got into it. Durn tho everlastin'
new fangled shut, I say. I felt like I'd
crawled inter an old bee gum and lilt full
of plants; bul it were like Lawyer
Johnson's, an' I Mud it liko n man, an'
went to work to build Belts a ash-hopper.
I worked powerful hard an' swot like
a hoss, an' when the chut got wet it quil
its hurtin'. Arter I got dun, I tuck about
four fingers ove red head, aa' crawled up
into the cabin loft tu take a snuse.
" Well, when I waked up, I thought I
was dead, or had the cholery, for all the
jints I cud muvo were my ankles, wrists
and knees ouan t even muvo my head.
an skaatiy wiiik my eyes the cussed
suut wur pasted fast onto mo all over,
from the pint ove the tails tu the pint ove
tho broad-ax collars over iny years. It sot
mo as clout as a poor cow d us her hide in
March. I souirm'd an strain'd till I trot
it sorter broke at the shoulders and elbows,
an' then I dun tho durndest fool tiling
ever did in these mountains. I shuffled
my britches off" an' tore lose frum my
hide ubout two inches ove the tail all
around, in much pain an' tribulation.
Oh ! but it did hurt. Then I tuck up a
plank outen tho loft, an' hung my fens
down thru the hole an' nailed the aidge
(.. i. :l . .! . r .1 is
vc uic liuiu inn il ui u:uge ui 1110 11 OUT
before, an tho hind tail I nailed to the
plank what I set on. I onbuttoncd the
collar and ristbands, raised mv hands
way up abuv my head, shut my eyes, said
grace, an' jump: thru to tho groun floor.
ilere bnt ruminated sadly.
" George, I'm a d'trnder fool than ever
dad was, Hess, Hornets and all. I'll
drownd myself sum ove these days, see
ef I don't."
Well, go on, Sut, did this shirt come off?'
" I t-h-i-n-k i-t d-i-d. I
hearn a noise, sorter like tarin' a thingle
rull ove a house, all at oust, an felt like
rny puts an' bones wur ail that reached
the Mure. I staggered to my feet an'
tuck a luck up at the shut. Tho nails
had all hilt thnr holt, an' thar it wur
hangin' arms down, inside out, an' as
stiff as ever. It looked liko a map of
Mexico iist artA ono ove tho wurst bat
tles a patch of mv hide about tho size
eve a dollar an' a half bill heie ; a bunch
of my har about the size ove a bird's
nest thar; then sum more skin; then
sum paste; then a littlo more har; then
a heap ove tkin ; then more har ; then
skin; on' so on all over that darned new
fangled, everlastin', infernal cuss of a
shut. It wur a picture to look at an' so
wur I. The hide, har, an' paste wur
about ekeally divided atween me an' it.
u onder what JMts, durn her, tha t when
cum homo su foun tno nussin.
Specks she thinks I crawled intu tho
thicket an' died ove my wounds. It must
av skared her good, fur I it'll you it look
ed, like tho bkiu ove sum wild beast lorn
oil' alive, or a bag what had kcrrieJ a
load ove fresh beef frum a Bhootiu match.
" Now, George, ef ever I ketch that
Lawyer John.-t n out I'll shoot him, an'
ef ever an 'oman talks about flat'nin' a
shut fur im kgiu', darn my everlastin'
picture cf I don t flatten her. list nt
ributior, fartin, the biggest kind ove a
preacher's regular rit-ribution. Du you
inii d my drivin' ove dad thru that ho'net's
nest, an' then raciu' ove him inter tlie
" Well, this is what cums ove it. 111
drown inyelf sum ove these days, see cf
1 dont, ef I don't die from that orful bhut.
Take a horn, an don't you ever try a
sticky bhut as Ion; as you live." .Yath
r. I mod,
Gold, Silver and Copjxr Coins, their Com
position, Weight, and how far Ihey art
a Legal Tender.
By tho act of Congress, January, 1857,
the otandard of Gold for coinage is estab
lished at nine hundred thousandths fine,
that is, nine parts pure gold and one part
alloy, said alloy being composed of one
part silver, and nine parts copper. The
Gold Coins autltorizcd by law are as follows-,
Double Eagles of the value of $20,
each weighing 616 grains.
Kngles of the value of $10, each
weighing 2S grains.
Half Eagles of the value of $5, each
weighing 1:29 grains.
Quarter Eagles of the value of $2.60,
each weighing 01 6-10 grains.
Pieces of the value of $3, each weigh
ing 87 4-10 grains.
Pieces of tho value of $1 , each weigh
ing 25 8-10 grains.-
Silver Coins, the standard of which it
nine parts pure silver and one part cop-
j vi 1 u. v nn luiiuno, via.
Dollars of the value of 100 cents, each
weighing 412 6-10 grains.
Half Dollars of the value of 60 cents,
each weighing 102 grains. ' '
Quarter Dollars of the value of 25
cents, each weighing 00 grains.
Dimes of tho value of 10 cents, each
weighing 38 4-10 grains.
Half Dimes of the value of 5 cents,
each weighing 19 2-10 grains.
Pieces of tho value of 3 cents, each
weighing 11 62-100 grains.
The new Cent pieces are composed of
eighty-eight parts copper and twelve parts
nickel, each niece weighs 72 grains.
All United States Gold Coins and the
Silver Dollar are a legal tender to any
amount. Half Dollars, Quarters, Dimes,
and Half Dimes to the amount of Five
Dollars, Three Cent silver pieces to the
amount of Thirty Cents, the Cent piece
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The coins of Great Britain, France,
Spain, Germany, etc., are no longer a
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The Way tucv do Thugs 11 Cam
for k 1 a ."The California State journal
tells how a gay young Lothario of that
State won the love of a maid in a roman
tic vnlo of the mountains, but "the crab
bed old gentleman" refused his permis
sion to marry her. In this dilemma, the
lover hesitated but for a moment ; drove
down to his would-be-father-in-law's, de
manded an explanation, and took satisfac
tion in flogging him, and finally drove
r w th. ci r n 1.
I icon of the 27th ult., states that seventy
two sacks of new wheal had been receiv
ed in that city consigned to Henning &
Woodrult, from Memphis. A.r.h agin,
proprietor at the United States Mills. be
came the purchaser at $2.10 per bu-hel,
a price far above the market, of course,
but conceded by the buyer rather as a
premium for the first lot of tho season. . ,
The New York Journal of Commerct
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bushels of wheat, from Georgia, sold in
that city on the 24th for $2.60 per bushel.
A good joke, says the Syracuse Stand'
nrd, is related of Miss C, a laughter,
loving, good natured lass, who was spend
ing an afternoon with a neighbor, and
during supper, the conversation turned oa
hens, eggs, &c. During which Miss C,
observed " that their hens did not lay
scarcely any eggs, aud she couIJ not give
any reason for it. '
" why, observed Mr. P., my hens
lay very well : I go out among them al
most every day and get eggs."
My gracious ! was the instant rejoin
der ; I wish you would come over to our
house, and run with our hens a spell, I'm
sure father would pay you well for your
trouble. She II do.
ItevoLi'TiowAar An rr dote. At the
meeting of the New Jersey Historical
Society at Newark, lately, Gov. Price, in
response to a toast, made a speech, in
which he related the following anecdote :
" On the day preceding the nieht on
which General Washington had deter
mined to cross the Delaware and attack
the British in Trenton, an Englishman in
the neighborhood dispatched his son with
a note l General Rahl, to wars him cf
the approaching danger. The General
being deeply absorbed in a game of chest
when the note was presented, without
withdrawing his attention from the game,
thoughtlessly put the note in his vest pock-
et. After the battle next day.-sa-hen Gen
eral Rahl was brought in mortally wound
ed, the note was found unread in his
pocket. PAit Gazette.
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