The Pittsburgh gazette. (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1866-1877, June 19, 1869, Image 4

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PENNIMAN, REED & CO., Proprietors,
Editors and ireprtetors
Rf Pittsbnzigh, Allegneny and dile.
'hen) , Ccounty.
Term —Dalin. 1 Susi-Weekly Mom',
One yent...llB,oolOne year.s2.6o Singleeopy..lll.6o
tine month 76{812 mos.. 1.50 6 coes each 14S
itigALne week 15; Three mos "_ 1.16
entries.) 1 and one Agent.
to toll :;aWil 13 fi 0.1 , 14 0 riTrl
OLE.BB or Comm.
• commissloNAß,
Ws Plum on the 17'241' s pages of
this morning's GAzirrrre:—Second 'page:
Religious Intelligence, Notes of Travel,
Miscellaneous. Third and Bizth pages:
Coromercial, Financial, Mercantile and
River News; Markets, Imports. Seventh
page: An Interesting Story, "The Double
Life; or, The Hampton Mystery.
V. B. Boma at Frankfort, 86i.
GOLD closed in New York yesterday
at 1361.
P/Taoutum at Antweri;46if.
B. F. H. LYNN, Esq., has again sw
snmed editorial control and management
of the Erie Dispatch. He will be gladly
welcomed back to the profession by all
Republican editors of the State.
WE are requested to call special, at
tention to a Strongly argued communica
tion elsewhere in these columns, in
favor of erecting 'the contemplated Sol
diers' Monument in Allegheny commons.
DELEGATES to the Republican State
Convention who are favorable to the re
nomination of Gcy. Geary, have bcen
invited, by circular, to meet in caucus on
Tuesday evening next, at the Continen
-tal Hotel, in Philadelpnia. This will be
the evening preceding the convention.
timmorus, the projector of the grand
Peace Jubilee of Boston, is being lauded
to the skies and congratulated on all sides.
So the world goes. Buccesi is the mess
ure of men's worth and ability. Had the
Jubilee proved a grand failure the same
Pens ' and tongues now immortalizing
GILMORE would have been equally quick
to.sink him in public estimation.
ME WILLIAM SEMPLE, one of our most
„prominent and successful business gen.
41emen, accompanied br,_his esteemed
wife and family, leave the port, of New
York to-day for an extensive tour in the
old world. We ' wish they may- bue a
- pleasant time and a safe 'return to this
community, where they are held In such
.high estimation. -
ALMOST six years have gone by since
the battle: of Gettysburg was fought.
During tge revolution the soil of the Key
stone Stay was more than once drenched
with thfi blood and thrilled with the
shock of contending armies; BRADDOCK
lost WS life 'and 'army, even before
the revolution; but the greatest, bloodiest,
most hardly fought contest which the old
State Over witnessed was the battle of
Getty`sburg, in 1868. The decisive battle
of the rebellion, it was one of the moat
frightful in its carnage, and most enor
mous in its proportions, and the crops
that wave on the hills about that little
town should be indeed luxuriant for they ,
are enriched by the blood of many of the . '
very noblest soldier citizens of. Pennsylva
nia, as well as of the other States. To
'commemorate mighty victory and to
,perpetuate the memory of the brave dead
of Gettysburg, n monument, said to be
beautifully designed and faithfully exe
cuted, has been erected, and will be ded
icated -on Thursday, the Brat of July.
:This alone would attract a concourse of
TeoPle; and tliai Will be increased to a
throng when it becomes generally known
that Hunni Wasp' BSI/cans will deliver
the opening priYer, Senator "IlfoiYort
is the orator of the day, and Bazaar.
TAYLOR will read an original poem.
Jar. ' ARYIB ttgaNCiND editOr
And•founder of the New York Tiinsi, sad
, denly departed fee , yesterday morning, at
.dais realdence in New York dty. ; He was
born In idoYss* LlTindotoo : 000ney, New
's t 4
York, J: n. 24th, 1820, and hence was
but a trifle over forty-nine years
of age. At an early age he graduated at
the Vern:ont University, after which he
studied law in the office of EDWARD W.
MARSH, Maintaining himself in the mean
while by teaching classics in a young Lla
dies' sera nary, and by contributions to
the New Yorker, a literary journal of
some rep tation in dtys gone by. In
publican or Democratic, do not make any
allusion to the demonstration. One Dem
ocratic journal refers to the moventent,
and decla-es,
"It has been inaugurated by some of
the best men in our city and State, who;
having become tired, and indeed disgusted,
with the mismanagement and corruptions
of both ojlthe oid parttea, have determined
no longer. to submit to the despotism of
of the rings which have been ruling our
people Wth a rod of iron for some years
But, in another column, and in a differ
ent connlction, it urges all RepubliOns
who are dissatisfied with their lead .rn or
associates, to
"Join our parts, (the De ocratic ) th
party of the people against the they an
In view'of the meagre info)
far obtained, we are necessari
as to whether a serious and del
terprise has been started, or a
been put out to ascertain if t
zing newspapers, above refer
succeeded in; fomenting so la
of distrust and discontent. l a
April, 1841, Mr. RAY24I
nected himself with the :
Tribune as the editorial
distinguished himself as a co
ter, an art or profession. In
its infancy. In 1843 he acce
on the New York Courier an.
which he creditably filled
About this time he gained a
literary name in his sharp
attack's on socialism, as'
Founnot and defended by Mr
In 1849 Mr. Raxmown was el
Whigs to the New York S
ture, a position which he
much credit. On September
published the first number of
daily journal which holds
position at this day. I.
was chosen Lieutenant G
New York. In February,
was the author of the "Add
People," promulgated by th
tional Republican Conventi
this city. He was subseque
to Congress; bat did not attai
tion in that body which it w
he would. His term expire
since which time he has dm
closely to his editorial Sancta.,
found him, as it does most edit
In private life, the deceasi , :d l
less, and as a journalist has fi
space in the recent history
Certain superficial people I. bor stren
uously to convey the impregsi • n that, be.
cause the Germans, in , cot. mon with
most; if not all, the inhabitan of Conti
nental Europe, do not accepi either the I
Jewish or the Puritan idea ,o Sunday,
they are necessarily immoial and ir
religious. This is not only liuncharita
bre, but absolutely unjust. Were Luvnnn
and CALVIN living, and in this country,
their conception of the sanctity and use
of Sunday would be found not essentially
different from the German population of
to-day. They may, indeed, be mistaken, i
but they are not perverse.
Other classes of - citizens tho ghtlessly
charge the Germans with Ingle ng upon
observing Sunday here as they were ac
customed to do In their fatherlan , for no
other object than
_to' create an an
tagonism between themselves and the
native-born inhabitants of P ‘otestant
faith. Within it few dais ' num
ber of Germans, of the highest ispecta
bility, have called upon us protest
against this imputation. They s ay that
by far the larger part of the Get . an pop
ulation here entertain no purpose or wish
to affront the peculiar views of.the &tact'-
, ty of Sunday, and' have no thGught of
participating in any public demonstration
which, can be construed , as• having that
tendency. Their purpose.' on the con
trary, is to conform to such usages as
exist here, and so)o bring themselves into
harmony and sympathy with the masses
of the native population.
The Germans constitute a large and
valuable element among the people of
this country. They are industrious, fru
gal, enterprising, intelligent and moral.
;They have a philosophy of life, and its
'enjoyment, :which Americans will ado
well to study, and in many respects to
'emulate. Even in their recreations there
is much to commend. One prominent
defect in American society is that there
are too few holidays. Another, 'that
Whelk oar men seek to unbend and have.
a guoktime, they commonly leave their
wives, haters and children at home. i The
Germain; order matters better; and be
sure that whenever educated people of
any nationality or extraction take their
families with them, they do not mean to
engage in shameful or•low conduct.
last winter, when certain 'professedly
RepubliCan journals set up a wild and in
discriminate clamor about the ietal de
prayity of polltimi and politicians we
thought, and said thit most likely a cony
spiracy against the l fe of the party lark
ed under these protestation, of. seal • foi
Integrity' In the patina Seri/Ice. If the
correction of abases really existing, and
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the subjection of the offenders to . roper
punishment, in the loss of the.. pular
conidence and officiiil positions, had been
the end aimed at, the guilty indiduals
would have been named, their mthdeeds
specifically pointed out, and the evidence
against them presented in a direct and
(reliable form. '
Yesterday it was announced tele
graph, that a People's Reform Part - Y had
been started in Philadelphia,. and that Mr.
Way. B. THOMAS, 'formerly Colletor of
the port bf thateity, had been agreed upon
as the candidate for Governor. It- was fur
-Ither stated that prominent gentlethen of
Philadelphia, and other counties, r.trtici
pated in the movement Who Cor any
1 ,
of these men were, was not said. .11' r are
Philaffelphia newspapers any more om
municatlye. Most of them, whethe Rp
prudent a further disclosure of fad. ate
Btill, we may remark that People's oar-.
ties, and Reform parties are not neve ties
in the politics of this country. They ave
Often been inaugurated and most
rnonly by men who have justly falle
to disgrace with the dominant pun* in
the special county or State., In rpm: in
stances, as in the present, they put for :
ward as their standard-bearer, a man of
good reputation; but oftener they do not
pay even that practical deference to pub
lic virtue, deeming loud and incessant
denunciations of other People and Parties
as a sufficient guaranty their truthful
ness and honesty.
, matlon'thud, \
li y in doubt
I`ermined en
rafty feeler
e disorgani
ed to, hale
ge a degree
to render
IND con
ew York
Whether or not this experiment falls
into this category cannot be decided un
til it shall be known who are concerned
in it. The fact_that the movers - keep out
of sight, is an additional reason fot sus
picion. Sincere men, of reputable stand
ing, in a matter of this- sort, do not find
masks essential or helpful.
LEY and
o rect repor
ose days of
nted a place
Eng uirer,
' till?.851.
ide spread
I.d pungent
taught by
cted by the
to Legisla
filled with
8, 1851, he
,he Times, a
1854 he
vernor of
1856, he
ess to the
first Na
-1 a held in i
tly" elected
the - posi
s expected
1, in 1866,
red - himself
, and death
ors, in the 1
Unconsumed smoke is. waste. It is a
valuable property liberated from amena
bility and control, discharged from
ductive work, and stuttered abroad to no
good end. As this city and the adjacent
I mnnicipalities are the smokiest places on
this continent, they are, l by necessary in-'
ference, the most prodigal and spend
thriAcommunities within the same range.
What the precise yearly money-value
of Pittsburgh smoke Is—that is, how
much Iteat.power is suffered to ' go off in
smoke to no useful end—tls a problem we
are not able accurately to compute. We
do not know that anYbody is. But
roughly approximating the sum, it is safe
to say that it amounts toe million or two
of dollars. A critical examination might
show it to be much more.
Nor is this expenditure of vast annual
sums in coalsmoke mere prodigality. It
Is expensively creating an unmitigated
ntesance; which interferes with the com
fort ofevery man, woman and child who
either resides here, or comes here for
longer or shorter periods, and inflicts-in
jury and expense in various ways.
When extravagance thus assumes the
form of a constant and inevitable plague,
it cannot possibly take a worse shape.
Is there no remedy for, this waste ,and
the evil consequences thereof? In Eng
land a number of contrivancei,, recently
Introduced have proved largely effectual,
insomuch that laws have been ..passed
compelling all persons or corporations
using, coal to apply them. That laws are
needful to such end; viewed abstractly,
Ils passing strange. It would naturally
be inferred that what economy, - comfort,
and tiddincsa united in pleading for,
would be granted atrouee and with eager
nese. But habit is Migtity. Whin peo
gle get used to smoke they become indif
ferent to its perplexities, and unwilling
even to turn the discomfort, when they
can as well not, into ready; money.
This was czemplitled three or four hun
dred years ago; when the chimney 'Wu a
new contrivance: For • a long - widic a
decided majority even. of - opulent people,
in rigorous climates, preferred to'ition In
the old way,:building Area In A the" centre
of the hall and allowing the' smaketo
escape, as best It could, - through' aper
tures in the roof. '.Econoniy and comfort
had a hard contest with custom before
they made complete way for the novel
con i vance of •the chimney. 8o irov
Pitts ttrgh will not relinquish the smoke,
by w ch it is, distinguished fromalloth r
place in the United States, without e .
hib g, not simply slowness, , bilk •abs .
rate 4eluctanee, ultimittely to :Itt-O4
come legal coercion.
A. few of Our leading, manufacture
have f;ommencedexperlinenting with t a'
or three different inventions for consunt i
ing 'smoke, to ascertain foi themselves
practically what benelitsgan be expected
from 'each of them—what economy in
fuel can be made; what saving in the eret;
tion and maintenance of stackkessmtia l l
in the old methods of 'combustion; and
what lessening in the volume of amok
by which the atmosphere is , deflied, prop,.
arty darnaged4and tidiness made inlpos-
Bible. do confident are the "inventors o
these contrivances , that they l offer to pn
them intolactorlea at their dwir cost, Tel
calving compensation the Saving in
coal accomplished in'i limited nrimbe.r of
yeue. That the , cleat* tip 'of thee°
municipalties by any effectual and vinctl' ;
cal instrumentality- NVolllereBll3-ill an
large annual profit upon theitecessa*,ll.l l
vestment is plain enough' to. all 'persons
even superficially acquainted withthe
facts la t he taw. The iridudement is BO
obvious and great that no considerable
period will be permitted to " J alapa° before
_it Melba completed. ' ' ' , ;
W4n- this, result shall be rer4l4 - the
natursi panties of this location, silt
was blame
led a wid e
f the Re.
- . - bjfiZ.ltte Y.) " EMI
i - SATURDAY, JUNE 19, 1869.
'surpassed by those of any other situation,
will become apparent. These broad riv
ers, these majestic bluffe, and this 4fchly
undulating surface, affording noble sites
for suburban residences, in all direCtions,
will then appear to be, as they really are,
almost, if not altogether, tinmarbed,
even considered, separately, and Imuch
more when taken, as they stand, in lona
Of course, the altdration thus contem
plated would produie changes in the ; rela
tive desirableness onntermural and subur
ban abodes. Now, there is a steadyi pres-
Sure outwards.. Very few first class dwell-
Inge have, een erected in old Pittsburgh
for a number of years; while hundreds
i 1
and thousands have been built in the =-
rounding districts, causing them to ur
pass in luxury and grandeur all sr ilar
displays elsewhere within the limits the
Union. This pressure has caused sp ur
ban real estate hertt to reach prices W ich
Would be regarded as fabulous in all o l her
places. But there are manifest discom
forts in he comparative isolation of ithese
elegant country homes. Wi'do noi , re.
fer MEd ly or primarily to the difli . cAties
attending going to and fro, and in pro
curing needful supplies for family and in
dividual use, great as these confesi dly
are, but difficulties of access to places i of
instruction and amusement, to social,
moral, religious, intellectual, political and
business gatherings. Most of thes ;ne
cessarily occur in evenings, and hence
serious inconveniences commonly irise
in the 'way of who ever desires to partici
pate iu any of them, if their hoffieg ti - re
out of town. , ,
No matter what the results in ,this par
ticular may be, by all means let these
cities and boroughs make haste to "fvash
and be clean"—to put away their trtffils
tionat defilement of smoke, and let In the
sunlight and the pure air of heaven Upon
their streets and homes.
C Communicated.)
jWe see by Monday's papers that llefi
nite action in regard to theielection of a
site for the proposed Allegheny County
Soldiers' Monument is likely to be taken
We hope the ladies having this matter
in charge will make a thorough canvass
of. the merits of the various sites suggest
ing, before deciding. We think the gov
erning points in the selection of alsite
should be— ' •
Ist. A conspicuous and commanding
2nd. A point where the character of
the surroundings are such as to make the
locality attractive in itself, or a place of
public interest.
3d. A. point most accessible to the larg
est number of citizens, and free to ai l
The move to perpetuate the memo - es
of our soldiers by the erection of a Mon
ument has been liberally responded; to
by our citizens. What we want no p is
to pa: the testimonial froposed in an en
during shape, and in a location that ivill
give it the prominence it desert es.
The sites offered in Allegheny City
possess advantages over any other lyet
suggested. They meet all the conditions
named as requisite and present other, at
tractione not attained elsewhere. The
location on the Eaat Commons,( at the' in
tersection of Ohio street, is well adapted
for such a purpose. It is both central
and commanding, having an elevation of
about ninety feet above the river, With
the ground sloping awayin all directidns,
and with broad streets approaching it on
all bides.
The monument would stand upon le
line of the :principal 'avenue, running
east and west eighty feet in width and,in
the center Of the East Common plot
2,000 feet in length and 400 feet in width.
This open ground, lying in the direction
of the prolongation of Hand street and
only a short distance from that street, giv
ing a clear view of the whole north face
of Pittsburgh. in the immediate vicinity
of the site, you would have finished
grounds, good buildings and pleasant
views. Similar situations are selectedai
other cities for their public monumen
Washington City has its WashingtOn
Monument at the head of Pennsylvania
avenue; the. Battle and Washingtri
Monuments of Baltimore stand on. tie
principal streets, the Washington Moir
anent, New York, at the head. Bro
way, and the Lincoln Monument iof
Brooklyn, just completed, at the headrof
Flatbush avenue.
The Seminary hill 16cation needs no
recommendation, if is an dbject of public
interest ' as a rn"."-- - 1 4 pe.
interest in itself• as a monument of
culler geological formation. This ounn,
,er, more properly, Eddy Hill, lands
.436inpletelyisolated,two hundred feet high,
and in the centre of the site of- the two
cities. From its summit the whole city
and 'surroundings are brought in view.
LoOking down, and aim* under its
base, you have on one side the three
rivers, on the oPposite the Park grounds
and shady avenues, on the front mills and
manufactories, and in the rear the prive i te
residences. This hill, from its regular( y
of form and, boldness of ,outline, sprin•
ing almost iertically from a level plain,
gives the appearance of an artificial
mound, and if capped with a monument
of suitable proportions, would make that
monument an imposing and striking obt.
ject, and give an effect that could not t e
obtained by art in ordinary situations t
ten times the cost.
The monument, •if placed here could
be seen from all the Public Buildings,
from the principal hotels and from every
railroad entering the city. The improva
ments of this hill, with the commons,
will give additional attraction to the plebe
and secure for the Monument that care
and attention necessary for its phserva
tion. We think no feeling of local prn
ludic° or selfish pride should interfere
with the proper location of this Mont".
ment. The two cities are one in interest,
and must be one in name eventually. The
North side will be the place of residences
for the bulk of the population, and the
South side the place pf business. We
think if either of these sites would be the
proper place with consolidation, they are
so without it. All we ask for the Montt-
Meat is the most eligible location, brit
Allegiteny,,Pittaburgh, or elsewhere. ,
. Another reason for urging its location
Ott that side would be tohave, it, in or
near the ground. The only open
space available for Park purposes near
the centre of population is the'Allegneny
Commons. These grounds are • rap
idly being trinsformed and beautified,
The people there have taken the initiatory
step in this branch of improvement, and
have incurred upon themselves the debt
of embellishing these — grounds to be used
and enjoyed for all time by the, city at
large. Pittsburgh was not asked to pay
any part of the expense of - this improve:
ment, neither was it proposed they should.
In view of this fact, it seems to us the
location might be deferred to Allegheny,
especially as it possesses naturally supe•
rior attractions over any other place, and
still further that these grounds are to be
improved and beautified for public use.
If we are to have a Public Park or Gar
den it is the appropriate place for our
Public Monuments.
_ .
The Public Garden of Boston of only
three-fourths of the size of the West Com
mons, boasts of three monuments—the
Everett, Ether and Washington, and of
innumerable other works of art. The
public monument, of all the older cities
are placed either in their public squares,
on their principal avenues or their parks. their cemeteries.
The monument we propose to erect is
for the future. We want it to stand
where it will shOw to the best advantage
twenty years hence, and would have it,
if possible, as conspicuous as the Brock
Monument on Queenstown Heights, or Bunker Hill Monument at Boston.'
EDITORS GAZETTE: The choice pre
sented by the Allegheny Park Commis
sioners of two sites for the 'long contem
plate'd Soldiers' Monument—the one, the
summit of Seminary. Hill, the other a cen
tral point on the East Park and Ohio
street, with suitable divergences of the
street on both sides, it appears to me, are
either of them so much more eligible and
appropriate than any others named, so
easy of occult', so conspicuous and so in
keeping with sites adopted for kindred
purposes in several of the larger cities,
that I cannot see how the ladies who have
charge of the subject can hesitate. The
only objection I have. heard from any
quarter to these capital sites is that they
are not in Pittsburgh. Now, on this point
there should be no - serious difficulty.
Allegheny and Pittsburgh are but parts
of one great city. Many of those who time opposed their municipal con
solidation are now in favor of it, and
their ultimate destiny is, to be one great
city. Let no present asperities 'be al
lowed to estrange them. I write as a
The Colt Revolver.
The real facts as to the manner in which
the Colt revolver was invented are said
to be as follows: Colonel Colt, while in
Hartford, out of business, in 1834, fre
quently visited the arsenal there, and one
dap. found an old pistol, such as is now to
be seen nowhere ,save in the Tower of
London and the Dfesden Treasury. This
had a fixed cylinder arrangement, design.
ed to be revolved with the fingers. Colo
nel Colt looked it over several times,
took it as a gift, and tried, during a fort
night, to invent some apparatus by which
the cylinder could be turned mechanic
ally. He finally applied to Allyn Good
win, owner of the shop where he had
been experimenting, to see if he could
invent anything; and Goodwin succeed
ed. qoionel Colt swore that his fortune
was made; and after failing to establish
the weapon's manufacture elsewhere, at
last started in Hartford, having secured
$45,000 among leading citizens. When
Colonel Colt went abroad in 1856, he saw
an altnost elect duplicate of the pistol he
had discovered in the Hartford arsenal in
the Dresden Treasury. This goes to dis
prove the popular idea that the pistol was
first whittled out of wood, and in that
shape patented.
Sows' liLthx.—Everybody knows the
value of milk as liquid food for the young
and weak; but everybody does 'not know
that of all milks, that from the sow is the
the richest and most nutritious. It cone
tains 50 per cent. more of solid consti
tuents, such as butter, cheesy matter, and
sugar, than does the lacteal produce Atit
the cow. This is shown in a recent
analysis by Professor. Cameron,. of Dub
lin. He appears to be only The second
chemist who has examined the secretion.
Curiously, the sow's is generally absent
fromlists of milk analyses; the reason
doubtless being the difficulty of securing
specimens. Your procine mother strenn
ously resists the appeals of the fairest of
milkmaids; beauty cannot Induce nor
dexterity compel her to yield a 'drop of
her offspring's legitimate food, even for
the benefit of science. leo, unless - these
scruples can be overcome, there'is little
chance of the rich diet coming ti? nuuket.
Two rich men have lately-died in Bos
ton, and left nothing to Eirvard College.
Thisomission is in contrast with the
usual course of the liberal and thoughtful
nabobs of that city, who illustrate in life
thf - Why of acchmulatine and using prop.
erty, and recognize in death the demands
which society has upon . its distribution.
he Providence Journal, commenting on
this, san t "We do not wish any of our
rich men to die; they are in ,the main
cleier fellows, and have yet- much good
to dbin this world, before they enter upon
the rewards of the next, but really, we
wish. that more of them would recollect
the Rhode Island Hospital, which is the
noblest monument of - Christian charity
that has been erected in our State, and
Brown University, which, properly
supported and endowed, it capable of ex
ercising an uncounted influence for good."
Tun Paris lime corrects the .popular
notion that M. Thiers was the sun of a
blacksmith of . Aix. It says his father
was an advocate of the Parliament of
Marseilles, and his mother, Marie Made
leine Arnie,. the daughter of a delegate of
the commercial population at Constanti
nople under Louts XV. The latter was
married to a lady whose sister was the
wife. of Louis de Cheater, so that M.
Thiera' was cousin to the celebrated poet,
Andre Chenier, who perisbed on the
guillotine in 1793. She was a warm sup
porter of the Comte de Chambord, and
always regretted that her son did 11(4 join
the Legitimist party.
ON a farm in Lewiston; Maine,' there is
la very curious au
d extensive beaver daui.
Ninety years ago this dam was quite ai
good as it is now. The beavers felled
logs all along the dam; to remove which
—to make a canal—was quite a labor.
The. •dam is several hundred feet long,
and' st u mps of trees cut eighty or ninety
years ago stand'on the Terge„'thelr roots
having the log! , fel)ed by the
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Liz fisheries are generally reported in- ,
a flourishing condition. An unusually
large number of vessels are employed on
George's, bringing in remunerative fares.
These fish command a ready sale. Th e
Grand Bank and Cape North fleets are
larger than usual, but reports from thou
quarters are indicative of a veryTavorable
season. Ten GlOucester vessels have ar
rived within a fortnight from Magdalen
Islands, with good fares of salt herring in
bulk. The cod-fishing fleet of Province
town for this season numbers 84 sail, car.
rying 924 men. The Southern mackerel
fleet are returning slowly, but the catch
is much smaller than was anticipated.
The bait fleet is large, and has met with
good success. A large number of ves
sels are being fitted out for the 80 ,- of
St. Lawrence, the season promising good
returns. The large catch of seals by the
Newfoundland fleet will be likely to abet,
to a certain extent, the whole oil trade.
It is stated that Boston, New York and
New Bedford are to receive this summer
20,000 barrels. _
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" ADVENTURE OF Blezz.rwr.—France is
forbidden ground to Mazzini: Be" is tin
der numerous sentences from the French
courts, the execution of which is in abey
ance simply because the police hav, been
unabl to arrest him. It is asserted,. how
ever, hat he passed through Paris recent
ly. sa down and smoked a cigar in front
of .one of the cafes on the Boulevards,
and, a s s he was setting his foot on board
the steamer at Boulogne to go to Eng
land, ut into the hands of a messenger a
telegr pbic dispatch to the Prefect of Po
lice, t inform him that he had just passed
upper eived through the country where
he is s , much "wanted." It is just to
say the t Mazzini has done such things be
Somr. Chinamen engaged in mining
near Rocklin, California, discovered the
remains of a mastodon, or bones of some
animal of huge dimensions, now unknown
In America. One piece of the bones
which had Iheld one tooth, measured nine
inches in width by ten inches in length,
showing it'must have been at least three
feet in circumference when whole. One
of the teeth was measured, and found to
be three by five inches on top and six
inches long, the others being about the
same size. They were found on the bed
rock, some nine or ten feet from the sur
face, imbedded in gravel
Wrruczaikts OF .—Washington
Irving was; fond of ludicrous rejoinders.
"Do you sing?" said he one evening to a
gentleman Who had called. "I sometimes
join in a horus," replied the other, in
an important way. 'Then give us a
chorus." Mr. Madison Morton has pnt
thisjeskinto one of his many farces. On
another occasion some person asked, "Do
you know Hebrew, Mr. Irving?" "Yes,"
he answere r with the utmost gravity,
"but I can't r
speak it a great deal better
than I can silseak it."—From July Number
Lippineote's Mayezzine.
AN English physician has just dis
covered thatthe moon passes successively,
during its different phases, from a temper
ature of meen lead to that of the con.
gelation of mercury. While the sun darts
its rays upon her, a thermometer suitably
constructed would indicate a temperature
of nearly 500 degrees. While, on the
contrary, on the side opposi .e the sun,
the instruihent would descend to 70
degrees belows zero, thus giving a fort
night of Siberian winter, followed by a
fortnight of - uper-tropical summer. •
An affray ook place at Norway, White
county, Indiana, on Friday, between
Jacob Casal, withhis two sons, and Ed.
ward Burl: ter, with Daniel Bader and
others. Burkhalter was shotand killed
by Casad, and one of the hitter's eons
wounded Bader in the arm. Thediflical
ty arose fro a law suit at Lafayette, in
which Burk.ialter had been a witness for
Cased, and the latter had taken exception
tolls testimony.
To give ati ely warning to those Who are ant
fering from a y of those protrusions denomi
nated hernia o rupture, should be regarded as
as act, not on y of kindness, but even of duty.
ffspecially is tbls the case when so mary of our
fellow-citizens are suffering from an ailment so
little understood, and so often fatal to human
life. We do not know of a more serious condi-
Got' than that which is denominated rupture, no
matter in what part of the body It exhibits
itself. Rupture is a lesion of almost always
rlonscharscter, and whether in men, lroMen or
children, can be, securely retained to its proper
place by the adjuAtnent of a properly • Stied
always in store every variety and form of the best
trusses and anpl:snces for the retention, allevia
tion and cure of this now cimmon ailment,Mleat
man or woman win Urger through life, with the
daiiger constantly staring them In the face, and
the fear of strangulated and incirceratedherins.
when the Means of relief are so 'easll4 , accessible
andthe prospect of relief certain and infalli
ble. The prospects of a cure In most cases of
rupture are much more certain than formerly.
and the appliances for tt at purpose ,of a much
superior kind than those formerly used. In the
rupt ire of children, nearly every case is sure to
get well, and when they fill to do so It is because
of 111-fitted or inadequate trusses. It behooves
every one, therefore, who has any aliment Of
this kind to seek the beet means. afforded and
thus secure immunity from so formidable dia
For sale all kinds of mechanical appliances for
broken veins, hvdrocole, pil l idatiaus can't and
piles. Also, shoulder helium- Urinal syringek,
bed pans and all kinds of the best medicines in
use, at Dr. , 11ZYSER'S GREAT htDDIDINIC
STORE, 109 LIBERTY STRIt&p cr at the Doi!.
consulting rooms, No: 190 Penn street,
from 10 A. sc. until *P. m. Dr. Reiser will be
at his Liberty street °Mee for free consultation
every Monday. Wednesday and Saturday. from
4 until Or. H .
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Thousands of persons. without anyspecide all. ei.l
meat. are the victims of languor and lusitude. 4
The unthinking are apt to confound' this 'peeler 10
of !neaten with laziness; whereas it usually
arises from a want of organic et:tern7, for which 4.4
the isubJects of it are no snore responsible than the :VA,
near-sighted are for their defective vision. Bach
y be
persons, although they ma free from pitin.nre *W
ss truly invalids, and as much In geed of - ludic:al L,- w.
aid as if they Were tormenteelwlth the pingoof e. 4-1,
,acute dimes. They require a vgnio.and 4thrnlt- ga
ATITIi that will retitle Iwo regulate their torpid
organisations. In
cases of this, kind. IIOSTET= gV,
TER% STOMACH BITTERS prodUge an imam= 0 - 4
diate and most favorable effect. The - debilitated I=4:lr
and desponding valetudinarian, vrho feels's/lif he e A
were but half alive; wlthehuns nompaiyolnd bee I'M',
no relish either for buildeis or pleasure; is meta= Pa
morposed, be a brief n4urse. of tliis Most potent 0,1
Vegetable iniigorante intoqultit et,different, be e : CIA
ills. The change effected by the BlTTliff r 9,in hbi
bodily and mental condition. Is a surprise te ..,4t,
himself' end his nien4s. 'lle mots n o longer: 'M.
the active princitinot lim, wh oh seemed to bil
have died out of b, is re..awsken tend he rests A Y - ,,,'
like a new matt , its ember/Mg the; debilltY la fb -
not only an afaldtton' mei; but an iNVetaliOlt pt,...
TO bianuis, no time 'boom be Lost to recommit ri"-•
the bre, en•itowo stetem with this enoleest and :
most potent of stytotmos elm mainlttas,joion q •
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