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TERM OF THE " AMERICAS."
II. B. MA88ER, i Ppetieasaaase
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muatbaPOT, PAID. . ,
"Philadelphia H'orcn end Jewelry Htore,n
No. 96 Noith SECOND s'reet, corner of Quarry.
' Vft. '"GOLDLWWtcfic,rort
' ' " jJataSl " 5''ld 18 earal ctaen, $46 00
;i jfTTXi , RWer Lever. Watches, full
- . 7L . - Welle.!, . MOO
gpria '8ifer Levrr Wlftchet, ee
'' I- inj: van jewels, : ' 18 00
Silver line Watches, jewelled, finest
quality, - 44 00
Por-erw ljuaflire Watcbett, '' 10 00
, l-niratiba'tgaartier Watcbea, not warranted, ft 00
Hold etpvciack, ... -. 00
' Fin"8iNer Hpccliw.fo, ' I JJ
3ddBrw!.t!Jurlll,f)p!,'', ' Tso
Ladies Gold Pencil, lft carats, t 00
Gold Fincer Kings 37 J eta lo 'k-H Gla.
. , pMm TS1 eta pePSiH., lfc ; Lttfcet. 1ft. : O
ther articles in proportion. Xll goods warranted
to be what they are sold for, O. CONRAD.
' ' hand, sotne'Gnld and:Hiver Levers, Lcpines
. amVQitsrtiars, lower lh. Ih Yibitvef rice.
, PUilaJeJpbi i, Bvc, , 8M.-- I V
X 2Jot;& Shoe
1 v AN I ET. H R UCXKMItJkttfl,
. JU kt Old foe'oWrmsri, RWiei iSiree'-,
, ,!' orTMTR TK a no uflt "nnrm) ...
, IFE'f L'KNS hi thanks for-p.sl favor, Ynd re
' ' ji,"spct'uHy -torms hh fiends and the public
generally, that he confintie to Iriarftf.'neitfleto or
Jr, in the) iietei and lalet style.
' JH4Ee OOTS AiVO SHOES,
warranted ( the heat mtftefia't, tniS ineSe by (ho
most espertenrcd workmen, fle also keep on
harifl a genera! a-morlmeot of fashionable B'Kit for
(tmM.'men, together with a 'tKTife Vtnek .l t fshlmi
rte;ntl nien,a. lo ', la. lies' and rh ild en'a Shoes,
a4-"VbichWaVeen tnle tinder h own immc
.dvata irrsnrtion, and are of tbe he material atul
Wwtlirntishiii, which Ijh will tjH 4.w f.X"cxht
" tn addition lo the alar,ifl hirs jjtritl Vcelreil
from Pliflsili'lplfit a IfcTtr and eirnsie aonply of
l)Mts, Shm-, Ae. f alUlwriptions, whichna Uo
vffctu for raJh,heier thsu vwr befera oT red in
this crrr , WJ "MptxffOlry iirVitot tits M rtKlo
mers, and othrrs, to call and n amine for 'hem
's. Urn. '
nairing dun Wrh neaneas irnd AospatcK
. iMtnl.ury, Amgost 16th, 1846.
."'TT'i'm pj "ip a"bT r- "
TO ALLIjiVUNTKV i
: YOU May 'banf of obtxfAirrjt, at
all Urmia, ur and highly flavored .
L -rnr,-"m353Lei aa,
Hjf the sinift (pound or largrr qot tity. at the
fclilti TeatYmipnnj'aj WTheUi!P,
440 Mouth ktaniH afnaei, hehoett Mnrktt and Chut
I ; ... nUt araea, - r
" rieretrffiwe h 'b'been 'e.ry difficult, indeed, al
m anpowilde, always to obtain good Urei'n and
Bl -ek Teas. 'But now jr nr. 'have only to lie
JVkiu Tao.ijiB. s Sumto.Mo obtain as delici rat
andfraprrt'IV4asywcofM svihfor. AU layreai
ran beie i' suftoA. with the adftnlge of getting s
jiire article at a low price.
June 87th, t46.
P I A N O S. -
f JHE PUBPH;Rlftt:KW.mi"rir.iia'1'ceni.
. for tt aale .tTONAO MEYKK'n lifcl
KB R ATED PREMIUM HOE WOOD PI
A NOW; at this place. Three fiswos frr a f4an,
4aNve and bf auifoleterHw doi-h. anl, TV iJrith
anil sweetneas of lone, and elrg mce of workman
ship, are not suipasvt) by any in the ITnik d Hiites.
Tbe fiillowiiijt ia a recommendaiion TroYn Cl
t.T, celebrated perfotrwer, and hrmsetf a man
uCcMier4 . "'
AC Alt D
IIatiw fiod h plaore of truing tha rkeel
bnt Piano Furf msnfactur. d by Mr. Meyer, and
rihihiied at AirViA exhibition of the Fr .nklin In
Ktitute, I feel it daee the true merit of the maker
to elarethatthaaa anatrueaenta are a.olta eajnal
and ia aoaaa tf ecK awea sunrtioi, t all the PI
ana . Fortes, I asw at ttve apiula of EttiOpe, aud
ikiring a sojourn of two years at Pariv
Jto Pranos witl he-ski at the manufacturer's
IomsI Philadelphia pricea, tf not aomethtng loW-f.
PerataM era reqaMaied all and eieraiue Tot
ttx-aiservef, at the resilience of the subscriber.
Bunbury.May t7. 1846. H. B- MAHSPft.
rPhe puMia wiU pb-ss observe that no Urandietb
Pills are genuine, unless tbe boi has three la
bels upon It, (the top, the ai.le ami the loUom)
p.i h eoulaining a fjc-aioiile signature of my hand
writing, thus D. BasaaaiTH, M. D. These la.
el- ate engraved on steel, beautifully designed,
tnd dona at anetpeiisenf over g.,000. Then fora
t will be seen that the only thing jwccaMry lo pro
:ure the amliciue in it parity, m to observe these
KememK-r the tap, the aide, and the bottom.
The fullowing rcspaetiva paraona are slolv author!
il, and hokl -
" OSBTZriCATBS OF AOXUfCY
r 01 the saes wf tirundretk t tgtlulU I 'niixrso.
Northumberland emmtv : Milton Maekey cV
runmbeilin. Hunhury H. D. Maaoer. M'Ecns
nMe Ireland & MeiseH. NrthtjmlilaiiJ Wni.
'uiaytb. Oaorgolown J. V, 1. Walla.
L'oioa Cuoaty t New ttrrbs Ueirtr A Wia
iT. &alrnagroa Ueorga Gundiura. M hi ill.
urg -Isaae etotith, Ilea-sritrwo DaJ Hubler.
darasburg Wm. J. May. Mifflinaborg -Menach
k Kf. llajtlslow- Daniel Ione;. Freaburg
i. dt F. C. Mover. , Lawisburg Walts da Ursan.
Columbia county I Panvitbj E. B. Keynotda
k Co. Btrwirk ftbnman dt Kitten hoo as. Cat
awlsaaC. C. BroUa BrooBveburg Js R.
Hoyas., Jwssy Tewa Levi Biaal. , Vf askingCoa
ZobkifcCa. . LimwUa)a--Da4liet & MsNrch,
Ohsarvs thai each Agent hae an Engrave Cea-
Ifkate af Agency, 'containing wpreantattra ot
ilv BRANMrrHH ManUsVcW? at Sing (ting;
,mA unoa arhieh will a bo be aeaa- aaact eapiea of
ha mW luUk aaw tmd upon tit Brwdnth FiS
rkibuislahla. oUca No. 8. Noith 8th atraer.
B. RANDKETH. H. U
ute acquiescence in the decisions of the
By KfttMner Elncly
' ' "" ' 'n vtttrs kstXrv. " '
. , Once by a lonely vVkyaide inn . , ..
( ; Two weary trav'lers met'; ,
,,, Tbe vra w roagh from whwrce they chine,
, Their clothes were tailed and wet.
The head of one: wai ailver'd O'er ,; ,
fiy rolling ycara of time,
, Ty scorching winda l.?a face waa tanriM
in lauds of every clirue.
The'bfber'a cheek waa also brown,
Fbr'he'hafl jonrney'd far;
A Vcrire'if winters lesa he'd teen
i . Though time had lert a tear, -.
When aeated'oy fc Aeetful fire . .
. ' , They talked of other days, , .
Vhi'le tbe gloorn wlthmit was piere'd .
With th tljJIilnrng'aVivrfi Wale.
- '"On Etna't hnrning tof Fve bee-h,
(Thui 'SiaYhe'titfi tmtaehk,')
And teen tbe boiling lava roll
v.tawn ita'nVry'tiealc "
4Se1ieea in F.ngland a brjTffy tvlc,
In Franca, that aanny land 1 " ' 1
I've been on Greenland's icy shore, '
. 9n X'frk't acowhing sand.
Tbia'bope elo'ne'haa f'beere'i'me on,
A hope surpass'd by none
. Terc'hance Td meet an erriiig chitil.
My first, my only son.
IW.S;ii rrfy tearcb.lina nbvr, hlaa"!
With'ring despair liti tofne,
1 to a'once 'cheerful hearth,
But novft clieerleiri 1l0me.',
trough glistening tears the other apoke
. itt'et fhra rfd"CTlds ddfoahv
Sly weary 'feet have Wrhe rue far,
, In search "of pettce to fain.
. !0ttt lo1, flievtrrner'a tvay iaVarfi, , .,
Tins only have I found,
And he, who would tnte ptoet enjAy,
. . . , MftxT to Ihe Lord ha bound, i
Pound by the sacred tie of laith 1
In a Redeemer's blood. '
Vio olej and died dpon the eroti
-To brine nshlim ToVjo ' r- ' '
"Then on The old man's neck he fell, '
: AVbile tears did Treely Yon,
And tried, A SavrftuV'sbre I've fonnn,
. . -And you a long lost son."
It "Mfe Ike Carta wt. '
Ar-4 t.ft rift Ihe Oetan tVot
A life on the raging ranawl,
A home on its ermriVy dee,
Vl'here through summer, spring and TalV, .
The froga their revels keep.
Like a nth n Wk pine,
On this dull Tirrctiknghig ihoe , .. ,..
Oh, give, me the packet line,
' "And the muddy taiii' thill real , ,
Once more on tbe deck I stand, ., .
Of my own swift gliding creft1
The htrsea Uol odf on he lahd. '
And the boat follows troae ahaf), -We
shoot through the lurbid foam, ..
Like a bull frog in a sqirell !
And like tbe frogs oar home
We'll find in the muddy rtnawl !
Tbe sun is no longer ia View,
The r lends have begun to frowh, '
But with a bumper t)r two,
We'll say lei the storm come down !
And this song we'll aing, One and all,
While tb storm around us peltSj
A life in the muddy canawl,
Oh, we don't want "nothing else
TO l'awEk rt-atltita Cleah your peach
es, by povring hot watr r upon thetrt, and after
warda wiping them with a coHMe ttn'ih ptil
them Into glass or FBrthrn jara, cork them up
and fasten the corka with wire tir strong twine;
then place the jara in a kettle of M walef litl
Ul the alMiqepheric tir Is eipellctl from the jars;
alter whiefl al them np tight with Wat. Pea
chew prcpervd in this way retain their cfigrnsl
flavor, are equally sa delieiuoa, when cooked in
the ordinary manned i moniha or a year after
being put up, as if jutt taken from the treeo. -
To Ftiairr Mkat. It has been suertWull
proved by e-pcriirrcrrte, that meat entirely fly.
blown, has been sufficiently purified to make
good broth, and had rmt a disagreeable teste, by
being previously put into a vessel contaiomg g
ijuantily of beer. , The lie-uot will bceome tain,
ted ami have putrid smell.
, Poiaoawea. pBOMKTite or Baifrt. ft is a
fact worthy of notice that the brine in which
pork or bacon bts been prteklcxf is poisoqoiM to
piga.1 Several eatee are on record, in which
rhete animals bate died Jo conatuence of a
small rvuantjfy of brjoe batinj been m tag led
with the waabrondar the mistakf kmfKtsaioe
that it would answer the same purpose and be
vqjany ae Danecriai aa in rne aomixrurer a
J aaja!! quantity of salt 7 rig, Yovvff,
AND SttAMOKlN1' JOURNAL
majority, the Vital wuicinU of Xeoublica. froM which
i -piTO- Tlianam - fi ,j
While Porkdwn wsayrtln ItalnWcV, whrn
'its pigs did not attain to half the fat they now 1
'"bnant, ind Tts colli Juice was twrctl afgen-amB
tft old Ikffy, Oif owner of 'an extensive clear
ih'cu'ltivated by three sturdy anna, made her
appeartnc'' Jt CltiSittiiall with Ue' intention. 'cl
talcing fkkc in the firat tuft boat 'bound down
rfvrr. Iter Chief rnotNe tdr fhra'frl'p, waa a long
promised visit to friend rcarding at Memphis,
W pnidanlV wiaVihir to tsomblriri "frlftt Vlfh
pleasure she bmoght with her a large aupply fit
nicrly cureStiama, expecting thereby tn raalian
sum which wrmldaJvak'fwfp('ctalD'!e aurplna
in her pocket after tiie epn6 ot XWldurwie
oftowhrj t adMce hT tile 1bf. lffd f tire
W&e whe'rb she etopbed, (he wa of cotinn,
very dijin'reresfrd.) she remained in town aome
fome ett hya Wgp'r titan waa 'heceaaar'y.
Whpn, finally, on firie dajr becoming fblty as
ettrrd that4tm seVeVe r'e wkstolM e'kprtted,'
ahe had beraolf and Hrepe' embarked. '
The captain of iheonat Ihua honored. Vlong
ed to ilia! claw of mn Pn'tiAotTy tPpreaWtou
fv-rywherf bol among the Wftnniandera of our
Western Stenmpr, being at allirrfeand in all
places impertursbly polite, eelf-pnasVbi!, and
good natunnt, poascaaing moreover, a rrch Vein
Nil dry humor, yvhicb he delighted to exercia In
hoaxing ton officious intermedlers with his own
concerns. In the ih'nJm of the hurry and host I e
cimwecjiient on 'pu'ting nff.' our widow rushed in
fVrJrftof the captain, and seizing him by the coat,
"tlttie sfftheked his patience: 11
Now.'Capting, or you certain ahe won't boat
"Don't trifle with the feelings of a feeble woman
the Joery Teetct. by the way, weighed 200
a voirdilpoiae) at Yhia orfiil crisis ! Ef I should be
hlown tip inter fragments, all through your de
cepeliins.tsptrrtj wa 1e made the another 6f
tVee fpzolat prfirrnna, tfiere'd be a dreadful
Vrc1ffln' for you at Ihe'gYeat day of insurrec
ting, now! tell yer., '..,,',., : . ,
. The captain aD'rod Wr ftlc're waa ho danger,
t)nt art rheanine trme told her the safest plsn
would be to shut heret-If up in tba atate room
farthest aft, where be sent a waiter to 'conduct
her. 6heWerWteo hut tioally Want, with an
enreeat parting admonition that 'the 'Ceptlng
ah-Hild Rend some bnrly to let her know jtatt as
aonn esthe boat began to "blow up.'
Tfce rjnforttn.ate lady was piit beginning to
fee n.oretaTrn, wlien shn waa stattleHy
IfWd YrVrping of a bell, accompanied with th'a
tran4'est xort of Vo ce, which seemed to say, all
all thft gpYitlcrnrt lid Aetiot Aiust go down
1.1 i nsk-gnin.down 6h'i Lord! oh! liOrd !
Vhar on kiWh is my lig band box ! Somebody
laaae'n oniorne i!ua life preserVr kd put k rope
under me !. &i tS'eni irritant It k g'oin down
already I kfiowed they would, tbe tarnsl fools,
when I raw 'emdowft rttrrs thvirl Ob" Ijrd!
nh! Lord! 5fy.trsn.s will be wasted, and only
ter tbiuk W thettt poor Loyk Vet brim I Isn't
thar aom kind UUn thai will awitn aati'ore wlh
. No one Vouintef-lp.Uweve'-, baftire Hte Cep
tain tameatMftg end Waa al lalt agam aoccett-
ful in quieting her. i ' v '
(Soon after, tkey paased a small landing, where
an eppnaitrttn brtaV, kleb ftmVrtd Hnwnv waa leMh&
t fe famprigtira, which UfoVe tfte foVmer liad
advanced three1 Kill rt ha f a mile beyond this
point, put oft, and fired Hp in a manner that
thdwed her tsplalri iJelprttiineil to'cbmeiS Et
least a length' ahead." The 'hotmV on board
the flrst became very naturally 'cehsWersbly ri
led, and most earhWiy Urgbd tlie ' captain to
pet on the ga" and never mind Ihe consequen
ces.' ftut he witlintot ihr!c laVefeb tbracirigi'
and whatevrr idea he might have secretly che
rished Ihat it woilidn't do to be best; evaded a
direct reply by say inj, 'the wood oh board ii ti
sod rconomitiallr Inighl possibly littlothe next
The aniMe wWutv had boert thcanwlule
watching ihe oiovenu-nta of Hie boat in the rear.
and begao to participate in general eXeilerrieoL
At last he approactitd the captain, ami remar
ked lhat 'that tt-aa trail bebind Miling dread
Why really, Madame, so there it!' was the
ana war. '
'Weli yon elnt a;6in' fef fet hef go by ar
youf ' ' ' -i
Perh tp it wotfld be dJrtjtfods to increase
the ffrei ma'atn.4 '
The crM Mf waa bothered, "and rettrrned to
hU post. 'The object of her repaid' waa ap
proaching (on rapidly,-, 0wevrr, for her peace
of mind,, (ffift sefiti'pea ia f ntire from O. P. R.
amea) She agau) 'madk itatii to tb aati ra
cing man, cxclaif.ng : .f
. . '( )h, Caplaia I do jeat' put tato oY (bfag morfl
aickg of wood pa that Are.' , - . -.
Avfrt'l wasre wAod maain, -
f Wsl, for Ifevinii'a take Jtaia't lAaf, fluthin.
alae a board that yo eaar male it burn with t
M don't think of enythief, excepting youf
I' t ,i via) isoy rrnrciro a mvnjrni, vi
could beer the furc-ense no Icrctr and with the
. rpj.. .i.j ..a ..J - k.t V.. a miA
Aetata Ito aiK.'eal hot to fore. lh vital priaripe
eweakm,of a person going fnte file, -exclaim.
PW mi Ciptam ! 'Pai Viri on . Who
keera1! VVuo's , aVuerd ! 1 '.aiut '.' I'd derned
site raUiet be busied Vjp thavj tjea'a, Hrvw time. ;
Put'em onr - VV 'j " ,'
' The!wtra Vihh fjrected IheWd VdyV'rB
marks' would alrnnet rivk 'ihd&i Wt up before
Jericho or Monlrrey and eVen Vhe boat appr'ar
ed to share the enlhuaiarm. fi her paddles
seemed immediately lo double Ihe number of
fhe'fr'reVoTuVl6nt,kf,a it was not long WinreriPT
ambitious rrvnl VbaleTl at diaiance, whfehtho
passengers of the "first 'hnk'nittotlsly declared,
lent'ec"hirTmrrrt lo the view. ' '
The 'wioow was h perfect tfOrfe frfr e
remainder of the trip and rm arriving at her
destina'iipn, was agfeaMy diirp'ritiea by the full
return of the money she Ind paid for fare and
freight, 'tngeiVrtvilrtj ptn tfffi tfccorri'phtii.
rjS !Jy a ffoat rpjjenl invitation from Ihe fjivpta'tft,
that Whenever she travelled thNt route ngnin,
she would accept flie VutVcrlh in the boat, free
fxtfVAWi) B.AILWAY AM PrOMCKaVk AOvV;
TMt Omnibi ct in fjobXkv, N. Y Tlie
Railroad Journal, or tliVctfy, etateathat, by 'he
tn'vitatron crt John Rmidel, Jr. C R, (the smile
man whntaid rilit the city of K'nw VorV ,inM
sire-eta atrfl aA'entioe.in 805 to fc20.) fWe CJi
Wlrtrahad the pleasure of examining a model
rnnde by him, in acrordanrw with a "resolution
of the Corporation of that city, who unaiiiimma'y
approvcil ol the p'kflT;en proposed, representing
several different plana for art eVvafed yhilfc-aV
and promenade through and above Broadway,
from the Battery to Un'to'd rihi5.
The care are to fen propelled "by s'ta'tWna't
power, with an end lew rope, and pass above the
leVel tit Ihe twrmrHnswa sd htajiieM IomIs, and
will not obstruc't the "peaeh't ndinary travel oV
t"he streets or side wal k a. The Tk m d n thVt sfop
tn ttfce in or let out paseengers. Thtklsdritie
by TneaTie of b "frfndeY runVng ubdh another
track klongaide of ibn main Track. TaaaeYl
gers rfta'y waTk fir be elovktrf Ti'bnS 'tlb aVe
merit up to the promenade or railuay.
This model lo Ynadn entirely of metal; ft to
mora than thirty-on ftp Tn Vng'tn, and haa
Coat over $3000, beeidea nearly two yetrre Yjf
Mr. Randel's time in planning and superinten
ding tho wort.
We intend in our next number to give a dVtaV
fed 4ei4crip:ion Ytf Iti'ra i-ery elegant and impor-
n't impro'vement for Bioadwa'y, aJ YTow call
pohlic attention to tho eiihjpcr, 1m cause a TieaVy
eVprnso Ta clng inctirreil by the ciliaena for
kwnTng "pob'ii Tti hrfttflAr.y, ku'a I'r'y one of these
plans of Mr. Ramie), if adopted, will supply ihii
street with elrf-am iron bilhmn. wrth caprtalH.
AYid 'f)ueA and planed at regular distances apart
along the curb PtoViW. end whteh rViay be iaed
foV ga, awe'ng poes, nyiUan'ts, k c., well a
to anpporl nis eleVali Vkltway and proinenide
the whole length of Broadway, rhtltihg toae'theV
U'd V3k of e6nms ckch nVda't three ra'.cs in
lengthi 1 . .
A VlcVdla iloaSt Wur Vctilerk will Vee'nl-
led Ihe horrible circumstance near Biretianip
trai, laat fipnntr, of e man being torn to pieces
by a Vifciods hbrae. This eanic anitf al is now
owned by Mr. Thomas' Caff'. rty, In tlie' kast
part of this toVH, arid on SaldrdAy lavt lie at
tacked And barMb hear killing a boy, 14 yeilsnf
age, in the employ of Mr. Cauortjr. While lea
ding bilh throucli the gateway, the horse sud
denly seised ihe boy's arm uHilo lie filled hie
Tort feel, with fearful vigor. .. After about fifteen
minutes, the boy succeeded Iri luoaiKg himself
froth (lie firipe of the horse, and crawled through
a fence out of bia reach. - Thence he went into
Ihe house and alaritied the faillily. Mr. Culler-
ly tmrhbdiiitbly fepairbd tb the ptture to seenrc
the horse; arid white alleiiipting to bridle iiiia
waa himself attacked by the infurinted anitiial.
in bhdeaoMHg to escape Mr.CaOerly ft !t,
and ihe horse plunged over him, cafr)i.'ig, liia
hat itn Y.'uH, which he stamped into the ground
with prodigious violence. By the fitrfe Mr. (i
had regained his feet, Ihe h rne fu'rned and a-
gdid plunged at him ; bul by lhat lime Several
of the lamily and oiheii liud" reacicd tile spof;
and Mr, C wa rescued from imminent danger.
, The boy is badly injoreil, h.'s arc, being fit
shod to a jel.'r,' and his body much bruiaed by
the koea a.VI fiei of (lie itirsa. It ta linped,
however, that his arm will be saved.
, Why is this horse eiffWed to list ... Surely
the owher win td suffer ihe lives of himself
and lamily again to be put in jeopstdy, thnaigh
unwillingneaa to kce the value of the sriiloaf.
Ife haa alreadt killed one man, and camo near
lilfing twvr more. ' Th pnblie aaTef required
that lie ahoirld.ba rilled. Oswgo Ait.
A Yankeo captain once sung nut in a squall
to a raw hand, newly ebipped'on board" bur craft,
'let go, that jib there let go lhat jib V , l ain't
foucbio' on it,' replied fhf green one. . , .
Nspnleon, when ill st ease or displeased, toclf
snofTprofusery ; Hen. Tsylor, with Yankee pe
cu!iarty, tikta muettrd-
thd tmmedialo parent nf deciwtism. J ttt8t
ser1 Preaswrr, ,
An exertlant lnvei?H"r for fes(rvlrig riu,
Ac, is rrnw 1rr ircr1raKfu., tpetatin, nnder the
chsrgerff rreTa,'Thonipson Intltb7fnrnediate
vicinity nf Costra nreeet vvhsrf, I'Virmnuirt. h
Cnrisitl of & li'rjrj store building, th upper fart
of whlclt 1s apprrfprtatria u e recepfaelo mV
iee. Trt Ihe luSve'r ftiri Vkn'Ms hava? been bnllt
and in tiieee, letnnns, orangee, apple, cherries,
strawberries, butter snd smirked Yneats are kop.
im perrrot tiute Rff months. The construction
of ilie "building is 'peculiar, atd IhoTsnggcYittrjn
was the Vesrfi nf tnafrtre f?ioiglil knd active ex
periment. ' The body nl ice is carefully packed
in layers npon Ihe Ttinf eft-er tho vaults, which
ts lined Vifh V.irfC anfl rfadc frnrretVirfiiatd rJhe
s'liglifpst moisture. The walla are all double,
and the space between I hem ia filled with saw
dust for the purpose of wirton rfinm Bit tight.
Vhe w"aVr,'Hom tne gradual melting of tlie ice
knd troth tlie sliglit r'andenBition, falls 'fipon a
rrWirunrtcrneath that upon which the ice rests
and ia carried fl. The rooms nr vault below
are "by Iheae arra'hgeine-its tiit.de perfectly dry,
and no external air beinp; admitted, they, arc
Wifhrrrrty Vpt in tanefirtir1on. ', Tle etif rarfce
into the store room is at the lop. His a pas
mi ge like a chimney, having a trap door to it,
being caosciona eniiii f'li 'to kitffiit of vcatiela ks
large a ktioglih'pad to be lowered by means 'of
k tackle. Tlie Mildmg ".s adtniratTV ta.Tpd
'lor obta'ning easy access to the interior, the
e'rdfind tefng eTeVtste'd kt the'rear'of t'he premi
se '(6 ilia 'diiot of eiilrs'ttcr. T"Iie tuoipeVafure
of the vaults wliere iTio erfW.etj aro "heit, is ot
a'fl fimes i degrees according to Ihe theViiio
meter, and we learti lhat v.'irh refft'o flteravion
o'f I lie "building, not being at 'present aa'co'fn
plele hs cotild te'tfeifte'ij, fa-.ttld "be Vedttctid aa
low aa 32 degrees. The quantity of ice requi
srTB to produce thfs efTect VeYtea aotfmg to
the'f-ualiiy of Ihe art'offr.
Thert-Hicrrtlkrd tttifin tne 'roof above
'mentioned about nine fe'ei, which wtfl most
pruhably be sufflcreYit for the season. Tula ice
tvas Witch Iro'rVi Vn'ei '8chyYt:Al last winter, and
wksVYh soft and showy nature. It is surmised
that ki feet oT entid iVe woctd tm r'ef.Uis'i'.e.
Tne s'ff.ifr has proved to he exceedingly profita
ble thus W. In May last, a large numfer of
bnifrs'f.f TeYrtoS tnd 'cVangea were stored in the
vaults, ana Kepi ihitii witntii s snort tune since,
when a salo of them was Commenced. They
haVe go'ne'ol! rapidly al a tVelftlenJuua pront, u
pertnrfue'e3 y llie pr'pse'ni e'carctly ol these
kinds of fruit. Hotter, tjeoneUeu. s'jotit tlia
same tftVie, renin ins sweet and good, Potatoes
taken from a Iiea p rap'diy ppoilirig, "being toti-
died wVili tike rot, are now tn ait irbproVed Con
iHtioV.', iIih temperature ir.slantly checked tho
aiseLWe 'among (Win. - Other phenomeria equally
enrpViaihc have reeiiiipd frnih live dbuve procees.
The advantages lo be derived from these
esiabiishmenta wilt cause iiieir rapid increase,
and enjoyments nl tho taMc Which herctofuVc
have been confined to one season, will befcome
enrnnt'on H allvH-i'Aff;- tttrr. -
Phlloanphj' or Droit niig'.
ftiaq is the only animal thai drowns neutrally,
lie doea fo been U sa lie is endowed wito reason i
that ia lo say. with a large sphericdl brain with
a skull on it; which risea aimve his Dose. If he
falls HiVrt i!ucp wall r, in spite ot Lis great brain,
he has iml presence of mind chough to stick hie
ntae H'Jt and keep it out, as ue easily might do,
but lets his heavy heaj ik a alone press his
noseuuder water. , la ilns position he inhaiee,
and fills hiscbesl with water, so that he be
come on the whoth so mnoh heavier than wa
ter as lo sink. While the Inngs are filled with
air, the body is lighter than its bulk in water,
and of cotirse swims, just s afl irorl vessel 6e&
Alli tberefbre, which is necessary io keep's fpp?
erifi flotn drownins In deep waier, is bi keep the
water out 61 Ihe lungs. fo yh'ii'a.k how i(ia( is
Iri tie dotic Pupjiose yourself a bottle.' Tour
iiiwo U ihe nozzle of the and nu'ist be
kepi nut of ihe water, if it goes underi dbn't
breathe at all till it foriie fig't. . Then, In rjiro.
vent ifs gn';ttg if own again, keep every Otter
pafi under liea.l, leg's, arms; all tinder water
hut your nre. i)o tfiat, and yoii can't sink in
ihi ifepth of water. All yoii need Id no lb ae-
rtire this, in to' rfaVp" your fianil hefiind' youf
back, t'n'd foinf yotir nosn s the top lf the hea-
veh'a, and keep ferfeetly slill. ' Your nose will
i . . .. . -,. .
never go tinner water In tun Pnd nl tune, tinip
foii faiae ymir braifi, hand, knee', or foot, higher
than it.' Keep stfl with your no.e turned o In
perfect trnp'udenee, arid you' are safe.
' This will do In to'eabfe still Vvater in bois-
f erou J water you will need' a little nf the art ot
shimming, which if you don't fet you deserve
to be d'rowreM. 6rf.
Coat AshseV-Tbeae, in Ike rropbrfion of
100 bushels to the acre, form an excellent lop
dressing lor meadow Deaidee alumnia both
soluble, they' contain lime, magnesia, oxide of
menpneeeaad oxida aado1phuret of iron. W e
have applied them on stiff clays, in grass, with
inoet excellent effect, and therefore, speak of
their gfneef y" UiJt iitt own personal expe'rf,,c
ArX r.ri"r. s
1 ' -J . .19
fat' ' lnoVln, . . . s 0 kf
' ' " 'd ' ''i''do .': 0 75
L' " ' 4,9 C .is . a . 1 OA
EvwysubstfaetillnseVlWn, . .. 8 !
Yearty Advarllseibenia: one column, tit t half
elvmn,$1i'threeaqBaTa. Ht twesqnarea.ygj
one square, t . Ilalf-yaarly , M eo)ttawi. tt8 ,
hff column, l J three slt antSt twosquarea,
fS i nne tqnara, ff) hfl. - '-
AdvertiMrmsflla lett without ulnvVioYis as to the
length of timn 'they Ira to be published, will be
ttintinuti oftlil ohlered out, and charged accord ,
ingly. ' " '
(TTellvtBeyi Rnt oV Tew tnakl k s,ua.
., i . i ! in ii a i a an a
? U tasecit arraVevy. '
i The mnat remarkable tact Yjimnetlwl with lh
hlatory of aYits, Is the propensity processed by
certs in species to kidnap thn worketsbf tlher
species knd Compel lhm TO labor for Ihe bene
fit of the eommuniiy,thr3k Oeing lliem complete
fy a slaves and as TaY kg yet we know, the
kldnaaypeva are red, r tmre-cblored ants, and tho
elavea, tfke tlie ill-treated f.aliVea of Afrita, arc
of ft jet Mack. The time for capforing slaves
extentla n'rtV k period of atout ten reoks, and
never Comttf?ce omil the ifkle and lemale aro
about emerging pnpa stale; and thus the ruth
less rnar auders ricvef interfere willi the contio-
fliftlnn of the species. This instmct seems spe
cially provided; for we're the "elavte atits created
for"h6 other end than f6 fill the 6 ibn of slave
ry to which they appear to be dort'Mcd, stilt e-
'vefi that 0t?e tt.hat were tho ktlkcks to bd
macVbn their tseeta Before the wingett myriads
haVB departed or are 'departing, cWrged with
the duty of continuirig Iheir kind. When Ihe)
redkt'fB aVe kbdiit 'totally forth tin a marauding
expedition, they send scouts to ascertain the ex
act rwliio'aTn Milch a ff6tony of tiegroee may
be fot'irid. These scouts having discovered tho
objecrsof tiiefr e'eaVc'h, Vetarn to the nest and re
pott Thetr rurcees. ' ' ' 1
i fthort'ly afterward the a'rrny of Ved aftla mar
ciee forth, headed by a Vocuadf wnfeh is per
pe'ioiilly chn'ngTng, 'the individuals which cort
etirtfe'it, when they haVe advanced 1 iittle bd
fdre fh'e Vriafn tocfy, t-.krtiVi' fallWjj into :ho
rea, 'hnd Wing replaced !'y olti'ore. The van
guard consists ot eiglit'oY ten ante only. Whorl
tTiey TiaVe kVriVed near the negro Colony Ihey
disperne, wandering through the herbage and
Ihonling abofil.t kwaVe of ffte propinquity of
the object of 'their s'chVch, yet ignorant of itd ex
act position. At last they discover the settle
mentfc? a'hd tVe (brcrhoet of the iVivsders, rn.H
lYig iinpetuously (o the at tacit, are met, grip
pled willi, 'arid frrquently killed by the negroea
on befcrd. Tlie alarm is quickly communicated
fo tlie interior of the nert ; tlio negtoea sally
forth ty tliousa'hds t and tSe red ants KUshing
to tlie 'rerfcfje.a tfesperate conflict ensiles which;
however, always terminates in Ihb defeat nF
the negrritei, who retire to the tnhermost reces
ses nf tnelr habitation. Now follows the rcen
ofpillngV. The red ants, with their powerful
mandibles, tear npon the sirles hf the negro ant
hin, fVn'l rush into the HeaH of the citadel. Iri
a few rsiinutes each invader emerges, carrying
in its mouth the pupa of a worker negro, which
it lias obtained In spite of the vigllahbe and va
lor of it natural guild iatis. The red ants re
triVh in perfect order lo their nests, besting with
them their livirp btirdrhs. tin reaching tho
neat the pupa appears to be treated precisely as
their own; and the workers, when they emcrpe;
perforin the various: rtiiliei Of Irio corhtnhnity
with the ereatest cnerjry and apparent good
ill. They rbjiairthe best, pjteaVate passsges;
collect fort!, feed the larva?, take the pupa Into
the sunshine, and perform every office which the
welfare of tlie colony require. They conduct
themselves entirely as it fulfilling their original
A J-'it-r ibii J?AilBLiii A load whicia
had breo buried under a reveracd flower potr
thfee feet beneath the surface of tbe ground, by
Air. &imiie tlarae; nh the Ulh of June, lr-46,
vvau, by iheaame gentleman. disinterred on the
iih ot June last do sooner was the little an
imal taken iip, than (if gave evident proofs that
io bo 'buried alive' dl3 hot, to him, neceasnnly
iaVolta Ce4t!on of existence for be instantly
coin'neoced skipping aboilt, many of his bound'
extending to tho height of six inches into tho
air! His ruoiitb was cloaed tip with a wbila
skin, but his eyes were as sparkling aa when,
on thai day twelvemonth, he rVas hut below ihe
ground. Sorfolk AtieJ.
X t'AiiiAi. AsEtooit i'niicssor Iii.leyV
who ia now in iialy.aays lhat recently, when be'
s in Venice, an Amcricoa csptain and ik
Knglikhman met at dinner. t
f Vo'J are an American, air 1' said the Engl'e!:!
map. 'I reckon t am,' returned the capta'i.li
nu have the name of being good warrioil' '
Yes,' said the Yankee, 'tie ahoot pretty vU'L .'
'ilui hovv is it JoU are so anxious to tnaka t"l
wifb Mexico! this floes hot appear much ill
t-puiik.' 'You are an Englishman V intefr" a.
ted (he. Yankee! 'tea,' replied the Eng'h ,n.
'Well,' e'13 tbe Yankee, 'I don't knovr V,,,t
our folia haveoffored to do with MeXicr:; but
stranger; I'll jest telf you one thing til b
if we ever offered to make peaeoj wit It
you !' This hume thrust at the Englisiibaan set
the wnole table iti an uproar 61 la ug it it,
A boracroua young man waa driving: a borae
which waa ia IhO haftil of stopping at every
house Cn (he road aide, iwssing a, coubtrr Uv
c rn, where wss collected together some oozen
eoontrvmati. the bcaet; as usual, ran i.ppomte
the door and stopped, in suit of tbe young man,
who applied tbe whip with all hia might to ditve
tAe horse oh', the men on the porch coroaiencnff
a hearty laugh, and some inquired if he wcr'-i
r'll the horse I , 'Yea.' eaid the young rwe; V.'
cannot recommend him. as he hag - d ,
a buUher. and atnpe vrhCnevea k .
b',' Ti t tlt- -' he1' chc