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BELLEVUE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 1857.
W'' ? - y 1 y - ! - - U X V:'
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Bo wen' & Strickland,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.' Raal i Estatt,
.City Lots and Clnims bought and told.
Purchasers will do well to call at tnr office
and examine, our list of City Lots, fcc. before
nurchasine elsewhere.' Ofice in Cook's new
building, 'corner of Fifth and Main streets.
, "I', m 1, Bowen. - ',;'
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. Bellevue. N. T. .l-tf
' " " 8-A. Strickland,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. Bellevue, N. T. - 1-tf
C. T. Holloway,
A TTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
JA. LAW. Bellevue, N. T. 1-tf
. a.; w. H. Cook.
ENERAL LAND AND REALESTATE
VT AGENT. Bellevue Citv. Nebraska. 1-tf
; , v.. s. B. P. Bankin,
'ATTORNEY AND COUNSNLLOR AT
A. LAW. La PI itte. N. T. 1-tf
v.ur-''' S. "W. Cotsens,
A TTORNEY AT LAW and General Land
JA. AGENT, Omiha city, N. T. Office in
Henry V Root' new. Brick- Block, Farnham
street. no ii-om
John. W. Fattison.
NOTARY PUBLIC AND REAL ESTATE
AGENT. Fontenelle, N. T. 1-tf
......... Jamei 8. Iiard&Oo. t y
. r AND AGENTS, Omaha, Douglas County
,1 a Nebraska Territory. i 1-tf
'.;,.. Drs. Malcomb & Peck.
AM AHA CITY. Office on Harney atrset
J opposite tht Poat Office. Particular at
Mention ivea to Surgery. 1-tf
P. E. Shannon.
STATE AGENCY. (
TJEAL ESTATE AGENCY, Cerro Gordo
. Post Office, St. Mary, Mills Co., Iowa.
? .', ...s , p, e. Shannon,' '
flOMMISSIONk FORWARDING MER-
V CHANT, St. Marys landing Aims uo.
Peter A. Sarpy,
,170RWARDINO fc COMMISSION MER
JX- CHANT, Bellevue, N. T., Wholesale
Indian Goods, Horses, Mules,
D. J. Sullivan, U, D.. , ,-,
THYMCIAN and SURGEON. Office
i.iltai ei Jroadway, Council Blufls, Iowa
aovi la . ; -i i s . i l-u.
T, tJCMHNO. JOHM C, TVkK
, . Cuming & Turk, '. ;
Attorney 4d Law and Real Estatt Afgtrds
OMAHA CITY. N. T..
VTT ILL-attend faithfully and promptly to
VY all bttslness entrusted to them, ia the
Territorial or Iowa aourta. to tht purchase of
sou and iaa4a, tnuisa att4 prt-ampuoat, eoi
ltctioas. fcc- . . , i t
' , . Offict in Us second atorr of Henry fc Roots
new building, nearly opposite tht Western
Exchange Bank, Farnham street .
t Papers tn the Territory, Council Bluffs, Bu.
rle, and Keokuk Times, please oy "i
caargt Kebraikian offict.
- Jeb Printing i
TOEATLY and tptditioiisly executed, ea
X 1 rtatonablt ttf an, at this Office.
II U S I N ESS CA11DS.
. , D. H. Solomon.1 V
ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. tilenwood. Mills Co., Iowa, prae-
tieea In all tht Courts of western Iowa and
Nebraska, and tht Supreme Court of Iowa.
Land Agency not In the Programme, no 4-tf
C. T. HOLL0WT. , CD. KL1.S
' Holloway & Seller,
GENERAL LAND AGENTS, Bellevue
rltv. N. T.. will promptly attend to the
collecting and Investing money, locating Land
Warrants, buying and selling city iois, ate.
Office at tht fiellevue House. . -
Tmos. Macok. AlsX. Macok. H. O. Jonas.
Macon, Brother & Co..,
T AT AND LAND AGENT8,Omaha City
i Nebraska Territory. ' ov-u. .
TOPOGRAPHIC AND CIVIL ENGI
NEER, Executes Drawing and Painting
everv atvle and description. Also, an
business In his line. Office on Gregory street.
St. Mary, Mills county, Iowa.
Greene, "Wear & Bonton,
BANKERS AND LAW AGES IS, uouncii
Blurts, Potowattamit conuty, Iowa.
Greene &. Wtare, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Greene, Weait fc Rice, Fort Det Moines, Ja.
Collections made j Taxes paid i and Lands
purchased and sold, In any part of Iowa. 1-tf
W. VT. Harvey, .
COUNTY SURVEYOR OF SARPY CO.,
will attend to all business of Surveying,
lavine out and dividing lauds, surveying and
platting towns and roads. Office
street, Bellevue, N. T.
. SNVDES. JOHIf II. SHSBMAK.
Snyder & Sherman,
A TTORNEYS and COUNSELLORS AT
tA. LAW, and NOTARIES PUBLIC, Coun-
il Rlutfs. Iowa, will bractice their profession
in all tht Courts of Iowa and Nebraska.
All collections entrusted to their earc, at-
tended to promptly.
Especial attention given to buying and atll
itig real estate, and making pre-emptions in
Deeds. Mortairesrand other instruments or
writing drawn with dispatch; acknowledg
ments taken, S.C., etc. -
iptf" Office west side of Madison street,
just above Broadway. ,
nov 13 ; - j ., i-u.
WM. K. SMITH. 1. H. SMITH
l.'ii'i Smith ft Brother, ri.',r
ATTORNEYS fc COUNSELLORS at LAW
and Dealers in Real Estate, Bellevue,
Nebraska Territory, will attend faithfully and
promptly to buying and selling neru r.srure,
CUT lots, Claims, ana i.ana r arranis. jmre
at tht Benton House. ' -i . 21-b
. . j. ii nuowx,
ATT0RXEY AND ( 0C( BL0R AT LAW
GENERAL LAND AGENT,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
Plathmovth, Cats Co. JV. T. ,
ATTENDS to business in any of tht Courts
of this Territory. Particular attention paid
to obtaining and 1 oca tin? LAnd Warrants, col
lection of debts, ane taxes paid. Letters of
Inquiry relative to any parta of the Territory
answered, u accompanica wuu ice. .
- -. REFERENCES
Hon. Lyman Trumbull, U, S. S. from IHs.x,
' Hon. James Knox, M. C. , , 0 , , j
Hon. O. H. Browning, . Quincy, "
Hon. James W. Grimes, Governor of Iowa,
Hon. H. P. Bennett. Del to C. from N. T,
Green, Weare fc Benton, Council Bluffs, I.
. . . ,, . m a, r AO.
nucKoiis V. CO., uienwoou, lowa., .m,
Ira A. W. Buck,
I AND and General Agent. Pre-Emption
i Papers prepared, Land Warrants bought
and sold. Office in tht Old Statt House, over
the U. S. Land Offict.
Hon. A. R. Gillmort, Receiver, Omaha.'
,. W - - .
Hon. 8. A. Strickland, Bellevue. , , , (
Hon. J. Sterling Morion, Nebraska Ciy,
Omaha, June 20, 1857. 35
IK T. CLASKt. A. M. CLARKE.
CLARKE & B RO ,,
FORWARDING ard COMMISSION
STEMBOAT , AND COLLECTING
Sealers in P'ne Lumber, Loon, Sash,
. Flour, meal, Bacon, &c., &c.
Direct Goods care Clarke & Bro.
F0TEELLE BANK OF BELLE VIE.
IS prepared to transact the general buainest
of Banking, will receive deposits, Discount
short paper, buy Bills of Exchange, on all
parte of the Country, and sell on St. Louis,
Chicago and New York ; snake collections ia
the vicinity4 and remit tor the sane at Current
rates of Exchange. .,.
CiT Interest allowed on apeelal Deposits.
. , . JOHN WEARE, President.
Thos. H. Bent!. V. Pres.
John J. Town, Cashier. 1 1-tf
Btnking Hours From 9 to 12, A. M. and
1 to 3, P. M. - '
W. H. Longadorf, M. D., "
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON.Oflice oa
Main, between Twenty-fifth and Twenty.
Sixth streets, Bellevut City. 3tf
TH0S.MACON. , ;. , . I ! AVO. StACOIf.
' Haoxm k, Brother. t
U TTOTINEYS AT LAW 4. LAND ACTS.,
XX Omaha uty, rebrsika. f)(&et on- eor. i
nr of Farnbam and Towteenth Streets. 4?f i
P. A. SARPY,
FORWARDING & COMMISSION
Still continues tht above bnsinesa at
ST. MARYS, IOWA, ft BELLEVUE,
Merchants and Emigrants will find their I
gfwls promptly and carefully attended to.
v. a. iDavttnaoniy tvAHcnuuac lor
storage at tne above named landings.
St. lUarya, Feb. 20th, 1857. 21-tf-i
Tootle & Greene,
WHOLESALE fc RETAIL DEALERS,
Glenwond. Iowa. ' Wt beg leave to
eall the attention of tht Good People of Mills,
Pottawattamie, Montgomery ana cast coun-
. i T . -I r. . . .J . . . ,
Nebraska, to our large and late supply of every
kind of MERCHANDISE, usually kept in
Western Iowa. Our stock of Groceries is
I arte and comolete. having been boucht and
shipped a little lower than our neighbors.
Our stock of Hardware, Queensware, Wood
enware, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps and
Ready-Made Clothing, have all been purchased
in the Eastern cities, at the lowest cash prices.
Give us a call before vou burchate. and if
wt do not sell you cheap goods, wt will make
our neighbors do so.
Of" Remember the cheapest house intowr.
TOOTLE fc GREENE.
Glenwood, Iowa, Oct. 23, 1856. 1-tf
Tootle & Jackson, - '
T70RWARDING fc COMMISSION MER-
32 CHANTS, Council Bluffs city, Iowa.
Having a Laree and Commodious Warehouse
on the Levet at the Council Bluffs landing.
are now prepared to receive ana store, an
kinds of merchandise and produce, will receive
and pay charges on nil kinds of freigths so
that Steam Boats will not be detained at they
have been heretofore, In getting aomt ont to
receive freight, wnen tne consignees are absent.
Hircar.NCESt J.tvermoore fc cooler, s. c.
Davis fc Co. and Humphrey. Putt fc Tory, St.
Louis, Mo.; Tootle fc Fairleigh, St. Joseph,
Mo. ! J. 8. ChenewoTtn ft Co.; Cincinnati uniot i
W. F. Coulbouch. Burlington, Iowa. 1-tf I
FRANK L. KCMP.
OUN AND JEWELRY 8T0RE.
KEMP fc FRODSHAM,
DEALERS In Clocks, Watches, Jewelry,
Musical Instruments, Rifles, Shot Guns,
Thlrtv hour and eirht day clocks of the two
best manufactories in the Union steamboat
and office spring clocks.
, GUNS. -
Single and double shot Guns, from five to
fifty dollars : Rifles, of our own make; also,
Eastern make; Pistols of all kinds t pistol
flasks, shot bags, wadding and wad cutters;
common and water-proof caps ; colt's caps,
and numerous other articles suitable for the
Western trade, which neither time nor spact
will allow to enumerate.
V3 All of the above articles sold on the
most reasonable terms. . Repairing done to
order at short notice. : . . ao 6-tf .
Omaha Citv, N. T.
NEW GOODS I NEW STORE 1 1
TH E underti gned have opened, at their new
store on Douglas street, opposite the
banks, a new and spleudid assortment of
-CLOTHING, . -
BOOTS and SHOES, -
; BOOKS, STATIONERY,.
Our stock of Dry Goods comprises all kinds of
LADIES', GENTLEMEN'S and CHILD-
t t SSSiw'n.-
. ."7 'r . . ." :
We have a large lot or ciouuug mat is well
and fashionably made, and out of the best
material. Our stock consists o all kinds or
Genu Furnishing Goods. ,.r .r
'unrvrs KTtnKS. v'
, Our stock of Boots and Shoes is the larre'st
I . .1 . ! . -. 1 1.
tveronerea 10 ujb cimeusoi eur.. m-j
X llrt bt u'aluv3.nttra,
Our roods are all new. and recently Pur-
chased in tht Eastern cities, and we intend
sellii.1 them at astonishinjr low prices. All
1 us citizens or uiaana ana vicinity are re-
t.A 11 ..j .i,
will nnd it to tneir interest to ao so.
We study to please. . ,
no. 10-tf . PATRICK ft. CP-
1 THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABOVE
' , LARGE AND POPULAR
OFFERS EVERY -
To the Public, and will reader
' 1 ASSIDUOUS ATTE.VriOX
Te tht wantt of JUS GUESTS.
' 1 J. T.
83, !:. l-tf
' Btllevut, Oct.
fpFA, TEA, TEA A tip-top artiett of
A Young' Hyson, at & ete. per p" at tbs
' Emigrant's Song.
Over tht mountain wavt,
Set whert thty coins
8torm, cloud and wintry wind
Welcomt them home ;
Yet whtrt tht sounding fait,
' Howls to tht tea,
There their song peali along,
Detp toned and frst I
Pilgrims and wandertra,
Hither wt corns;
Whtrt tht frtt dart to be,
1 This la our home.
England hath aunny daks,
Dearly thty bloom; '
Scotia hath heather hills,
Swtet their perfume.
Yet thro tht wilderness ,
. Cheerful wt stray, . '
Natlvt land, natlvt land,
Horn far away I
Pilgrims and wanderers,
Hither we come ;
Where the fret dart to be,
' This Is our home. '
' Dim grew the forest path,
Onward they trod j
Firm beat thtir noblt hearta,
Trusting in God I
Gray men and blooming maids,
High rost their song,
Hear it sweep, rlear and deep,
Ever along t
Pilgrims and wandtrtrs,
Hither we comet
Where tho free dare to be,
' This is our home.
Not theirs the glory wreath
, Tora by the blast ; .. , -Heavenward
their holy steps,
Heavenwa d they passed.
Green be their mossy graves I
.Ours bs their fame, ,
While their song peals along
Ever tht same;
Pilgrims and wandsrtre,
Hither wt corns ;
Whora the frts dare to be, ..
'This it our home.
Remarkable Coincidence. .
The following singular circumstances
are related by ft correspondent of the
Lockport, (N. Y.) Courier:
When I was a boy, and lived upon
the pine plains of old Sheffield, Mass., I
wanted to raise mo-tey to go to general
training at old Canan Corners ; so I went
to work in the harvest field, carrvincr
ihea ves together at a York shilling a day ,
- . ,. . ii tu:.
fr a man by the name of Allen. This
Allien nua.il iuit;iiif.v.uiu timu rum wvuiu
get drunk always alter dinner, and go to
bed, sleep it oil, and tueu get up as cross
as a bear. Well, I was on my second
day', worff wnen 8aw im corainff into
the field, about four o'clock i0 the after-
! 80 1 1 would b "amnion
smart, ana snow uim now well 1 was
money-Iran and catched
I V. n .hii. tram mnn lhF. Ik.i. InlA Ih. nil.
land ran again. When he trot hi eye on
me. ha beiran to awetr. and wanted to
lnm 1 .hrowintr tho.ho.vP.
" .nun .1? .l m
so for you 11 shell out all of the rye ;M
and the more he talked the more mad be
trot, until finally he kicked me out of the
T .1 m . . . .
neia. 1 went Home to my, motner, told
r of my tribulation; she consold m. by
sayinff , well, my son don t cry; 1 will
give you money to go to training with
It wja all come right, Divine Providence
1 -it ,1,,' r,
will Rve you justice in the matter.
1 cu uci uun wu uu vuugui iruvi-
dence would do it, bhe Said " she could
nol le . jt would not m Jjer day
I A r.A It tMraft t ftsi ika ft Aam s mniUast !
1 put on a clean smrt, clean rags on my
sore toe and considered myself dressed up,
as usual, and went to training without a
cent of money. A little after noon I saw
a boy with half a card of gingerbread
and a water-melon, sitting In a fence-cor
ner eatine ; and stopped, and ' stood look
ipg through the fence at him, with my
mouth watering, lie saw me, and invit
ed me over to eat witn Mm. 1 did so.
He wanted to know my name, I told him
and he told me his, and we went together
the rest of the afternoon
' " Well, time went on ; I grew up. left
die place of my nativity, ana went into
business on my own account,and thought no
more of the matter until twenty years had
passed away, when, having business at
te-iston, I was accosted one afternoon
by a man long since , past the 1 prime of
jife, w no looked careworn and tired, with
Is your kroe V
i tola him it wa ; and he ait :
" I used to kuow vou when you were a
boy, and knew your (ulher, too, when
you wero in old Sheffield ; but now I am
in tribulation ; I have had to leave there
auddenly for Canada 5 I am out of money
and must have a ahilling to pay my fer
riage across the river."
I handed him the money; he thanked
me and started off. It did not seem pot.
aible that he had come 10 ihat. I hailed
him, and he came back to me, and I aek
ed him if ho had any money to get any.
thing to eat when he got across the river.
" No, not a cent, was mo repiy. 1 gave
him another thilling, and told him lliere
waa the two shillings he cheated out of,
and kicked me out of his field, when I
was a boy.
" Don't mention it, for God s sake,
said ho bursting into tears "you hare
heaped coals of fire on my head Provi
dence has served me right."
The prophecy of my mother flashed
across my mind, as I stood looking after
him, with feelings more of sorrow than
ano-or. He was soon out of sight, and
I never saw him mote, for he died soon
after, as 1 learned, at Port Delhousie,
Two days after, 1 1 had business at
Yougstown, and while wailing- for break
fast, I was accosted by a middle-aged
man, who asked me a few questions about
the Niaeara River and the town, and
whether there wa any conveyance to
Fort Niagara. ' I told him that as soon
as breakfast waa over I should drive down,
and he could ride with roe if he chose
He did so. I found he was on some gov.
emment business. We entered into
conversation, durinff which he made men
Hon of old Sheffield. I told him I was
formerly from there, and we compared
notes and found that we were the very
same two boys that eat the ginger-bread
and water-melon in the fence corner, in
old Canan.on a eeneral training day, near
ly 20 vears since. I came to the conclu.
sion then, taking, my experience of the
last two days into account, that there is
a divinity that shapes our ends, rough
hew them as we may."
The nn sli Westward The .Fuss
about ItThe Result.
The constant and immense emigration
from the olden States, East, North, and
South, for the lust few years, seems finally
have awakened great ularm in the
minds of the guardians on the watchtowers
of their country's best interests, and forth
with the cry of bankruptcy and starvation
in the Went, has boen sounded and re
echoed throughout the length and breadth
of the Union, from Ocean to river and
from river to Ocean, from rostrum, pulpit
and editorial pen. The public have been
warned that the people of the west are
starving, their lands fail to produce, their
stock freeze in the winter; their cities and
towns are becoming deserted and dilapi
dated ; their lands are up to extrnvigant
prices to the ruin and bankruptcy of tnope
who have invested in lands or town lots.
That the country is in every way overdone
nd must inevitably engulph in a whirlpool
of ruin all who are connected with the
Western Interests, pecuniarily.
Now, let us look a little deeper intolnis
matter and enquire into the cause of this
treat hue and cry against "going West,"
what are the arguments against the change
of domicil from Last to V est, who are the
scare crow' parties, and what their object.
The newspaper press complains mat tne
eastern States are becoming depopulated;
that the money is all going to he West;
that the high price of their lands are thus
beinff depreciated; that roanuiactures are
declining ; that the price of. labor is auvan
cing, and that io fact their most intelligent,
skillful and industrious population is thus
bein? drawn oil.
Now. the case is a plain one tJ us: all
the real and tangible objections seem to bo
simply, a view to the cood and prosperity
of the country from whence emigrant are
removing, whiUt little is cared for the good,
the welfare, or the advancement of those
whom they would deter from bettering
their conditions. Capitalists and ruanu
faciurers wish to profit by their labor ; mer
chants and tradesmen wish to keep them
for customers and consumers. Ministers
require them to swell their congregations
and contributions, and editors must nave
subscribers at home for their papers and
patronage for their advertising columns.
This, then, ia the real cause of all the
great bugbear atones of starvation, bank
ruptcy aod ruin that has of late been re'
verberated all over the country.
The truth in regard to the West it quick
Iv told. The prairie country was never in
so flourishing, no healthful, ao hopeful, so
prosperous a condition as at tuts moment.
The hue and cry of interested parties
against migrations here have been neard,
laughed at, forgotten. Towns and cities
are rapidly being reared, and wide agri
cultural districts are being epeaed. Man-
! ufarmrcs an4 omme to are increasing t
an eitent that surprises belief. Men of
energy, sense, discretion and good judg
ment, have not been effected by the great
noise against the West; buthavo invested
their monies, whilst the poor and laboring
hare spent their strength; and the result
is a vast trade; populous and busy cities
and villages; numerous herds ofstockand
crops of grain and vegetables, far surpass
ing that of any previous year since the
settlement of the country. We have lived
in this far western land now about ten
years in which we have felt the discom
fort of two hard winters the two last
With this exception, wo have a most de
lightful climate. The soil is rich, produc
tive and easy of cultivation as was ever
turned by a plowshare ; water the most
pure and abuudant; timber in reasonable
supply and rapidly increasing in quantity t
useful and valuable minerals; navigable
rivers, and every facility for building rail
roads ; and, in fact, every necessary ingre
diant for one of the most prosperous coun
tries on the globe. The elements of its
greatneu are within itself and only re
quires the arms of the steardy yeomanry,
the miner, the mechanic, the artisan, the
laboring man and the capitalist, to hasten
and mature its development. , , ,
Who dare say that before two score years
shall roll around, the Capitol of the Union
will not loom up above the bluff's of the
Missouri. It is destiny. It will be so.
The poverty of Eastern lands and the nar
rowness of tho country is becoming too
perceptible to close one's eyes against the
facts: and the great stream that divides
the Ameri-an Continent, mid way, will
yet boast of huge cities upon her banks,
that will be central marts of commerce on
this continent. Upon the amount of ground
required to produce one bushel of grain ia
the East, we can easily make three here.
Then why will not lands in tho West bo
really worth as much or more than Eaau.
era lands! so soon as our rail-road is com
pleted and we have a market for our pro
duce, they will. Ottcenf City Orach.
Mr.Oncle you speak wisely; the above
are our sentiments precisely. 1 v ,...,
A Family Quarrel.
Our young friends who are studying
that dryestofr,ll books, the English Gram
mar will be interested in the following-
mie muie aooui 11: ,
The children of the ancient individual.
EnzUsk Grammar, were holding a confab
one day when their father was absent. ' 1
Truly, said Jyouh, "although we are
common, no one can eay that we are not
proper in our conduct; while the Feri are
oftener imperfect than perfect in their
"Well," said a spruce young Vtrb. "vou
are certainly posiestive of tome tinvtar
qualities, and there is nothing so objective
ill uui iiiaiuiiici us in yuuia.
Ah, ssid little Conjunction, "how you
ove to quarrel! You could not live uueat
a single day without me and Preposition
to show your relations to each other,"
"Alasf exclaimed Interjection, "what
strong and sudden emotions I always betray
at such conversation: . ;
"The politeness of all of you," spoke up
Adjective and 1Jvcrb, as they gazed
around with an important look "would be .
comparatively nothing, without the exam
ple of such persons or quaixty as we are,
to tell you the time, place and manner
of doing things You d not realize it.
but we are a positive advantage to your
"And you should conjecture, said little
JlriWU, "that so small child as I could
limit tht signification of all you naughty
nouns ana rronouns: ine I'artutplts,
100, are forever telling of their past actions
being to perfect, but we all know that all
of them who are present now ere very
imperfect, always ending in i-n-g iustas
nothing does!" ! ' '
"bo you are having a warm little dis
pute, said old English uraininar, enter,
ing at this moment." I think I shall lay
down about thirty rules lor you to obey.
and with but a few txceplions enter,
Seeing, as you do, having so many ad
vantages of language, it is strange you
should make such a poor use of them. I
am sorry to see ao many of you improper
and xrrtgutar, while you are imperfect al
so, But it will always be so; a family with
the best of training will make a parent
more or less trouble!" r
Locomotives i ths Court ay. The
number of locomotives running in the Uni
ted Statessays the Aturican Engineer, ia
probably over 9000. The proportion of
engines to length of road will average one
to every three miles for while some of
the western roads have but one to every
j five or fix miles, many others, like the
Lne, New otV Central, Baltimore .
Ohio and Pennsylvania R. R.,have nearly
one for every two miles. The Reading
road has about three engines for every two
Learning makes a man fit company (cr
himself as well as ethers.