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.. POETfl
'B- t" KATIE.
i. Beautiful is Katie,
SLovelier than the rose;
S v Fairer far than any
Floweret fair that blond
L She's a fairy poem,
.They are common pros
hau surinbeami bright
s her lovng emile;
Radiant with beauty,
Glowiugall the yhile;
Ad her. bhr'io truthful
V er',,e from guile.
Fairy-like ny Katie
S", Tripi aerussL; the floor,
S With her eyes a twinkle,
Lauglin'g evrn:more;
S ome swe-e.t 6traIi ol' ius
Trilling o'er aid .'er.
'When vLe walk tuiether,
With her haud in mine
Earth i ro d.-d iii yl-,ry.
vGlw- with ,Iiiharm *]iv
SA., a world .of beauty
Du.th around us Ehiie.
SWhi sh.- s;t a-nniar me.
S-Iven is flo,atil, r'-un
W ithl the sweete-t bli-ss
Pleasure's .up i ,:r.iwni
When she singe, with rat
Sweet niy ear is drown
Sailing down Lif,-'s river,
Katie by my idJr-,
Throesh a.wurld of beaut
Sw iftl ill we glide:
Pleasure-s floalitng routd u
In a countless tide.
'Beautiful is Kalt!
Lovelier than the, rose;
Fairer far than an, y
Floweret fair thai grow
She's a fairy pcm.nr, r
They are comnimon,pros


-M ISCELL N.EE
-. THE -J ASO 'S W
n 1880, having arrive
ormanhood, 'fout a
other au "Ces p1romtisil
m-pe on with bu
in my native'S-tate, I del
turn my thoughts towa
West and South, as fu
more appropriate field
and enterprising men,
possess the strength and
withstand the hardship
incident to a pioneer life
conference with three ot
men in similar circums
determined to wnd our
wilds of Texaand inmmn
about preparing for our j
that then foreign litd ;
twenity'years ago, was th(
along ways from Louisvi
We met at Louisville c
day of July, where we w
ed some three days wai
boat. ..On the evening of
day? a small, light craft,
appearance, bound for Ne
and knowing the large
loats-"could 'not then na
Oluhio, we lost no -time i
4' b'er.tls: .,Though small a
F fjrtitble, the. boat'was
yr crowded with cabin and
s 'engers, bound for diffe;
on the Ohio and Mississip
r with some who'were a
atriate themselves an(
S theirabode in the hand of
L- i h 'we were bound.
,Notliing- ofniuch inte
Jffer leaving Louis
1 rilanded at Snitliland,,
b ibbat formed a familiar
jwith- the numerous
and bars with which t
elsupplied, "verite vat

t Smithland several I
'c e onboard, and among
er'a very .gni field -an
nlatdy, apparently
'arffiiold and her daum
riAtteen .-or nineteen. ; '
i" so beautiful and be
iesin in appearance
1. pould 'not -
t iat her homet.wasa
3ad rth, as cor;iete)
h i4dren of men ; and yet
irdh nt,of all, "these-
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Snas.angi money. The eller laly in- but from the intimacy which she had
formed him that she hal about as observed between the captain of the
much money as would meet his dle- other boat, she said she supposed ht
mnand, but if he took that, she and hadl told rue certain things, especial-
her daughter would he placed on ly if I was a Mason. adding, "II
we; shore among strangers, penniless.- you are, let me know it; for I have
The gentlemanly clerk Jeclined ac- received so many favors from that
3e. cepting the money until he could source, unasked, that I desire to
r state the facts to the captain, and know all Masons with whom I may
receive his orders. The captain, on meet." I informetnher that I was
hearing hisa.statement, desired the a young Mason-had neverdoneany
.clerk to desist. promising to call on good as such-and assured her that
the ladies himself; and in a few I claimed no credit for the favors
ho-urs did, spent some time very she intimated she had received from
agreeably in their company, and the captain; but that whatever
took occasion to repeat his call sev- those favors were, the captain had
eral times during the day. The rendered them as all good Masons
sic day following, he also continued his would do, with no other hope of. re-
calls, and made, on one occasion,, ward than a consciousness of having
sinie advances toward the young la- discharged his duty.
dIv. which led her to believe his.in "I presume, sir," said she, "the
teritions were not of the most horn- captain informed you of his gener-
orahble kind. Feeling keenly the ous and magnanimous conduct, on
insult, an-1 r-flecting upon her de- taking leave of us at the mouth of
pendert position, slhewas, for an in- the river ?"
d: stint, embarrassed, and uncertain "No, nialain," I replied, "I heard
what course to pursue; but being the captain speak in, the most re-
,: possessed if strong mind and quick spectful terms of yourself and your
ttures perception, she soon recovered self- daughter, but in no way did he al-
e..ntr,.l. nin gave the captain a sig lude to favors done to either of you."
nal of distress from a certain de- "And did he not tell you, sir, of
t grPe ni,;,iivc, sometiniesgiven to the our free passage down, and his no-
wiies and daughters ot Ma ter Ma. ble generosity in urging us to ac-
LI s,,ns. The captain recognized the cept the means of defraying our ex-
signal, stepped back as if electri- penses for the balance of our jour-
fied,, nwl withh uplifted hands, be- ney ?"
sechingly iniquire.1, "In the name "No, madam," I answered, "the
of heaven, where did you obtain captain intimated nothing of the
s; that ?" She answered with a sweet kipd to me; and I am very certain
el tned voice, and with all the inno- there was not a passenger on board
cence of an angel, "From my hus- who did not suppose you paid your
-USt. band,, father, and brother." This passage; nor did one suspect the
unexpected answer' seemed to con- captain of having given you aid in
?IFE. fuse-the captaini the more; for hlie anyway."
d at years certainivihad not supposed she was Se-c then attempted to give me a
fortune or ma m*rrlJd wnhidan. Upon .inquiry detail of-events; but her feelings1
ngsuccess- he ler t both herself and overcame her, and bursting into
siness mein mother were wives of Master Ma-' tears, she retired to her state-room.
ermined to sons. Soon after the clerk was- Our passage iup tiWe river was a
rd the far seen gallanting th two ladies into protracted one,in consequence of the
rnishmg a the cabin, and the pqrter following low stage of water, and I occasion-
for young 1 ,ith their baggage. The best state- ally enjoyed the society of the la-
who might rooms were assigned them, and if dies, and often spent an hour very
courage to the captain had been the brother or pleasantly, but no further allusion
s and toils son, he could not have been more was made to the captain.
Upon a devoted to their comfort and happi- At Alexandria I was informed
her young ness. that the boat could not ascend the
stances, we At the mouth of Red River. the river any further, and we were all
way to the captain took the ladies to the only forced to take our chances by land
ediately set houre then at that place, saw them conveyance. My companions agreed
journey for provided for, while waiting for a, to take charge of our baggage, leav-
for Texas, packet. Before leaving, he told the ing me at liberty to give my atten-
ought to be elder lady that they might be long- tion to the ladies, and see them pro-
lie. er detained than they expected, and vided for. I took charge of them,
n the consequently incur greater expenses and was about to descend the steps
on the firsthan. she was able to meet. and of the boiler deck, when the young
ting for' a handed her a hundred dollar bill.-- lady remembered to have left a
Sthe third 1with emotions of deep gratitude, small package in the ladies' cabin.
Smade er she assured'him that though she I immediately hastened back, and,
w Orleans, was almost destitute she was not an on my return to resume my charge,
r clasens of object of charity, and hence doubted I was taken aback by beholding a
igte.r class he propriety of accepting his gen- man rather 'roughly -clad, of tall
Ineiiir ee 'erous offer. On being informed, stature, spare built, having long
n secur however that the money was ten- rough hair, sunken eyes, large
nr uncom- dered as a loan, she said to him. mouth, and of general swarthy com-
very mudh- captain T know not, that I shall plexion, actually embracing the in-
deck pos- eever have-it in my power to see you nocent, beautiful, tender young lady
enpi, ogeh- again; how, then, can I return your whom the moment before I had left
bpi, togeth- money ?" beside her mother, and anon seizing
I boutto The captain assured her that her an occasion to give the old lady an
Sprmise'to ,son and sun-in law being Freema- affectionate salute. The bustle and
- : p slans, they would know how to insure excitement of such a meeting being
': h. Ils receiving it, when entirely' con- being over, the young lady turned
ret :. .venitnt to repay it, anil bade them and introduced me toherbusband.
ville, inhtil an affectionate adieu. At this tmio- He seemed at once to divine my
Except thil.ment bth ladies were overcome by position, and began in a courteous
r acqui eiinn gs of gratitude, and tears, not and gentlemanly manner, little to be
shoals nbifords responded to his parting fare-. expected from such an unprepossess-
he Ohio .s''ell. -' ing figure, to tender me his thanks
er.isl ,.iY M compaini. ns and myself con- for iny attention to his family, and
.'. aued on the boat to New Orleans, expressed a desire to cultivate my
passengers ,~'kh,;w'ing that it was better tof acquaintance. We were detained
'gthe.nu ..eed by sea from thence to Gul- atthe hotel several days in provi-.
d- genteel :veston than by the Red River route. ding horses, arms, &c., for the fur-
aboutfforty ii'-after remaining some three other prosecution of our journey, and
htcr- sone dys in the city, we found a boat I embraced the opportunity of
fl"toixt l r ou'd for Alexandria, and deter- knowing more about the gentleman.
-witlingly mined to take passage on her, and and so far from finding him repul-


e. that, for proceed as far up the river as we sive and disagreeable, he proved to
Fbalize' the could, and thence by land to San be iiiall respects the very reverse,
upon this Pliilip d'A'stin, on the Steamer a gentleman of highly cultivated
l' itf.h -Linhess. We had a very pleasant mind and polished manners. Du-
'to te was trip to the mouth of Red River,'at ring my short intercourse I learned
tso ter' .whiclh'6it we took on, among sev- his entire history.
k passages ^,ro} ir.panseqpgers, the heroines .His father was a wealthy and in-
,d ,er., of mny narrative. The old lady soon flnential citizen of Kentucky, who
+'the c,-o. .o'-ognized aInd sent for me. Up to had spared no pains or money in
oolhec . Ohd, li' oti t spoken to her; the education of this, his only child.
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It is a, fashionable, delusion of This thought produced action; one in the selection of an avocation. strengthnethas we may
fashionable young men that the promptness was a leading part of In point of dignity all) avocations, thiOa 8.-Bish p _era. 4
growth of the mind is f less im- the young man's character, so he re- (not morally wrong) are equal-all T"DIED Poot."--As if an f
portance than that of thihair, (the solved to write to the great chemist honest pursuits are honorable.- could die rich,'i& iin thatsac df..
cultivation of tEe intellect'being in- and state that he wished to follow Any one well learned and well fol- ingdid not "ouaI th tasmiI*ta .
compatible with that of the whis- some other trade than that to which lowed will lead to pecuniary success, deed and lIaad, and go n oat-t
kers,) and the best scenta.utside he had been apprenticed, that he and if accompanied with correlative per, out of NE
the head can compensate for want loved science, and would think him-.-Jmprovejment ir heart and head, no lands or 0 d yA .
-of sense within. self happy to be employed in any will place a man in an elevatedsos- men have *, 'o i d j.

this locality, swears that he"will man. It was a bold step, 'but the fulnoss and power to command re- .ie,,l worth'% ihonanitNVh i:
"'die in harness." Many an ass has request, though urgent, was full of spect. beaut, a th.jusand -A -
done so before. the noble humility ofreal worth. His Then ily friend whoever 96 ace, ries, and a houesndu4 of glory.
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., TUESDAY, RCH 9, 185S. NO. 4."


d The young man lost his l elif-clerated Men. letter was not neglected; inquiries and at whatever profession or traq .
e when he was abut ninetee..e An electrical machine was in the were made; the good master had no however lowly in general estimate,- '
e old. At the age 'f twenty ,' inidow ..f a scientific instrument wish to prevent the youth entering be content with it, cultivate it as-
- other put him to the study of 1 i-- aker's shop, and a yvuth stoo on a career for which his talents and sidnously, give yourself body and
Scine. At the age of twentyf-fC e9. oking at it with eager eves. He studious habits fitted him. The soul to its demands. Never mind" '
e obtained his diploma from ti s observing every part with in- electrical apparatus was another aid if you do make mistakes in it and
t ical school of Transylvania1 . se curiosity. At length, after a to him, so the wish of his heart was meet with poor returns, stick to it.
sity, K., and returned homp ily.~ lng absorbing gaze, a neighboring granted ; he entered the laboratory You will" make greater mistakes
Time to see his father die. e t~-c'lock struck-he started like one of the great man, and had ample op. and meet with poorer returns at
determined to leave his native Stte awakening from a sleep, and ran portunity to study and improve. anything else. Stick to it with te-
* and endeavor tof rise in wealth -nd with all speed to his master's work- There is no need to say he did not nacious determined purpose, and be-
t usefulness in a new and growing shop. The boy was the son of a waste his time or neglect his oppor- fore the day of lifecloses upon you,
country, and advertise his large es- working man-a smith, and was in tunities. Sir Humphrey Davy died, you will seeyouis f amaA of power,
tate for sale-except abouk thirty tended lso for a working man, but leaving a name dearto the. philan-' and iffyoiu~Ta sk i i t fe
choice hands-on a six andl twelve not quite so laborious a trade. Per thropist as well as the man of sci- and.oveofG ;e~s~wil.te.
months'credit. haps this boy was not strong ence; but his place was not long thick around yo. your -
About this time be made the ac- enough for his father's manly trade. vacant. Who fills it? He whose memory.-OB N. ..&.. 4
quaintance of, aid. fondly loving so he was apprenticed to a book-bin- youth we have feebly sketched-the -
this beautiful young lady, married derin Bradford street, Marylebone. celebrated and much beloved Pro- FIRMNEiss.-DeCisionWf charij .'
her. About two months aftdewards He was a diligent lad fond of work fessor Faraday. ter is a most valuable trait. The
he took his thirty hands, and leav- in hours of business, and fond of "Seest thou the man that is dili- manis good for nothing who can't
ing his wife with her mother start- books in hours of leisure. In par gent. in his calling; he shall stand say No, Washington awas, never
ed for Texas, for the purpose of ticular he loved books on scientific before princes." known to desert a cause he had once
f opening a farm, and providing some subjects. He liked to read about How to Insure Sues. embraced, or change an opinion
comforts for the location of his fam- the wonders of chemistry; stillmore ow re scce which from a fullknowledge of facts,
ily. Before leaving, it was.under- about electricity-that wonderful BY EARNEST. he had deliberately formed.". In.
stood that his wife and mother-in- power that flashes out of the thun- Some one has remarked that Ge- this respect he was a model. Very
law were to collect the proceeds of der cloud, that dwells unseen in the nius is the curse of America-this, few attain to that strength.or fixed-
the first notes duie, or a sufficient dewdrop, that at a touch thrills thro' without being true, illustrates, with ness of purpose It is -the weak-
amount to .defray their expenses, the startled nerves, and like an in- great force, an error in the mind of ness of most to vaoilate and wa-
and meet him in Natchitoches by a visible but mighty spirit pervades our countrymen which leads to dis- ver. We-are daunted by difficulties,
giventie. Atthe appointed time all things, from the clouds of heaven astrous consequences. It is diffi- and all are overcome by temptation.
he repaired to hat point ed, but there to the clods of earth. One day he cult to find a man who does not be- Hence it is noble spectacle to be-
learned that no boats could ascend found out the shop window with the lieve himself qualified by native en- hold a pastor patiently contending
higher than Alexandria, and hence electrical machine and at every dowments, for any and every posi- with discouragements, and an ine- '
higher than Alexandria, and hence electrical machine, and at every tion in life, and we find men inces- briate steadfastly resisting the cra-
he proceeded to the latter place.- spare moment he haunted that win- tion in life,andwe find men ines- briate steadfastly red appeis tithe ra
His wife and her mother had used dow, taking the shape and meas- y rusng from avocation to vins fhi depraved appetite.
every means in their power t col- ure of every knob, and wire, and ocation-unsble chdertaking the most re- TALE BEARIN eer repeat
lect the money spoken of, but en- wheel and plate, with earnest eyes. responsible charges without previous story, Unless ou are e in it
training-without a single proper a story, unless you are certain it is
tirely failed, and the old lady, hay- Then he resolved to try and make correct, and even not theunless
Then he resolved to try and make preparation. for the newduts as- rrect and even not theunless
ing on hand about forty dollars, de- one himself. So by the light of the preparation.for the new duties as- something is to be gained, eitheror-.
termined to keep her promise, by earlyummermornings, hewasup sumed..Parsons,lawyers, editors, interest toyourselforfor thegood
taking the chances of success, andwas up chool-masters, mechanics, farmers, interest e yourself or for thegood-
taking the chances of success, and and working away at his machine. oo-masters, mechanic, farmers, of the person concerned. Tattlig .
placing f tLreliance upon that Pro- n time he completed it and found and doctors, areconstantly exchang- is a mean and wicked cend
evidence wrtohad never forsaken her, it would act. He touched the brass ing conditions-each, foolishly dis- he wo indulgesin it, grows more
she strt on her journey, and and the shock hat wentro satisfied with their present business, fond ofitinulges in it, gros more
shid shert thank m heaven a- h was as nothing pared is seeking another and another, on- osuesu.i If portion hae good is
saidse I heavenly hiwas as nothing pared to the til sometimes the whole cirele-of successfulo. If you have ho good to
other thatin this enterprise J had joy that throbbed in his heart at' callings" are ted. The result is say of our .eilghbor, e re-
the earnest proof of the fulfilment -seeipg #is work complete. e show- eingha
of a Hisroises andinayfur ed it to his master, who, being ver theame--failure. Itis scarce- prwhich is aracter by tellingtha
their atd, that another opportunity nd and sensible man, was pleas- toomuch tay that nine-tenths which e faults of others, intends to tell
Sof the men following eery avocation he faults of others, intends to tel
has be afforded me of witnessing ed and surprised at the ingenuity of e fmen follow ery avoatn others your faults, and'so the dish'-
the magic powers of Freemasonry." n.1 i i are failures. Statistics show this -'
the ma powers of Freemasonry.the lad. The master was fond of to be true of merchants Observa of news is handed from one to an-
I have only to add, that the hun- showing the electrical apparatus of tion will exhibit nearly the same other, untilthe tale becomes enor-
dred dollars, together with the fullhis industrious apprentice to every condition will exhibit nearly the sa ook mouse. '
price of passage, were soon placed person likely to be interested in a arcond yon w-take any othepursuit-. Look .- e
in the hands of the boat's agent at clever youth. Among them, were aroud -take any. pursuit- THE CiEF LEARNING.-The
New Orleans. The captain is still some Fellows of the Royal Socie take the one in your judgment least excellent Richard Baxter said this
some Fellows of the Royal Society, exposed to risks. and count up how
living, and is owner of one of the who might, perhaps, have an admis- exposed to risks. and count up how own heart were obedieut to his eoim-
finest palaces that floats upon the sion ticket to give many men in that department that mands, he.would lay uponitamongst
western waters, and has an interest Some few years after, the lad, achieved complete success. The others the following injunction: "I.
in several others. I have met him number will be found exceedingly charge thee to make the study of
often, but he never alludes to the now a young man, was again gazing small compared witb the great num- Christ, and the great work of man's
foregoing incidents, unless the sub- with wide open eyes, and laying up ber who have been wreeked, or who, redemption'J himthychiefest lear-
ject is called by another. He has all he saw in his mind. This time, if not ruined, have accomplished ning, and iore serious and constant
assured me that he has received it was not through a'shop window but little. Are those results irre Work; and in that wonderful lass
every dollar due him; and more that he looked. It was from a seat me ble? Is man so imperfect, s9 to see the face of divinelove ad to
than he would havecharged thela- t h lookd. It was from a seat debased, that it must needs be that hear what is said of it by the Son
.. .. n the Royal Society's lecture room. ha f to b
dies under any circumstances. in the Royal Society'sroom his success in life is to be an excep- from heaven ;and to come boldly as
I have not given this record of that he witnessed Sir Humphrey tion to a general rule The opinion reconciled toGodby him."
facts, because I thought there was Davy making some beautiful chem- willnot be entertained. ,Then what / o b. h. .
anything remarkable of thrilling in ical experiments. The youth did is the philosophy of this wholesale Taut GooDL!NiSs.-It was Uri-
it; but mainly for thb %irpese of not know which most to admire, failure? It is to b.i found in the designed bit high praise which
showing th the history of the beautiful apparatus, the won- facts, that men undertake pursuits Bede bestowed upon the Christians
Americaas -eCrtainly its romantic derful experiments, or the eloquent without previous training, and then of Iona, when he said, that prior to
as vwelbaBits prosaic side. lecture--all was new tohim, so follow them with dissatisfaction and the irruption of Romanism into
1 interesting! But the lecturer 'with unconeentrated effort-ever Britain, "they ouly practiced such
In the hearing of an Irish case was above all the rest the object looking with eagerness for some- works of piety and chastity as they
for assault and battery, a counsel, of his admiration ; our youth having thing new, which is to be better, could learn from thq prophetical,
while cross examining one of the been a reader, knew that Sir Humph We have only.to consent to pa- evangelical =jand-*apostolical wni
witnesses, asked him what they had rey Davy was not born ofrich parents, tiont apprenticeship to business in tings." The noblest type, of aP *
at the first place they stopped at? his kindred and his breeding were some department, and afterwards gous character is Mhat wh4 l n
"WFour glasses of ale' virtuous and respectable. In the pursue it in the same line 'with un- matters fgth, contemns voice
"What next ,, remote town of Penzance, in Corn- remiting, undivided energy to suc- of God, and obeys no voice oT man.
"Tw glasses of whiskey. wall, from the western extremity of ceed, and, by making this general, to -
"O ne xtsS of brandy., England the great man had come. have failure as the exception, instead Ifweeep not God's oan t
"Wha ne t o He had taught himself nearly all he oftherule. The lifeofeverysucoess- he give uso-irtisd oeons n 'ia-
A FIG"T. standing before the mighty and the conclusion. Examine and you will wi alf dilhgence fashion out or ,
DE.LUSION.--It i a fashionable noble of the land. The light of find pains-taking learning in the lite after His life, it is buat right..
delusion of fashionable ladies that genius in his flashing eyes, the beginning, and devoted singlenessof that we sould lose again that we '-,
bpnets are inte ed for neck-ties, words of wisdomonhis eloquent lips. application throughout life, have ha Bti.weabide i
and that the hair should be pulled "Oh, if I could.but follow the steps the stepping-stone of each oe's em- Hf through faith, then hard -nd "'
as much out of sightas possible un- of such a master!" was the involun- inence. No false considerations of unprofitable things are light and .
der the circumstances, tarv wish of the youthful hearer, respectability should influence any p. l to ..or Him at




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S In devoting a portion of our [apyrr to the
important purosie of diffuiina u-iul iir-
mation among F.rniei3'-.iW re.-p,.tfully n-k
their co-operation in the ac.onil-lilhintent ..f
" ou'rdiffieut task Aiv infr-rirnutiun. rea-
tire to the culture -of the various crop, will
.-;..- be.th.aniu llyreeived.


ExperinielltH in Agr'ieiililr.e.
Well-conducted expetitrini es -re
the most reliable sources ot' a.ricul-
Stural improvement. Indleel, in the
'-- present stage of those sciences which
pertain to agriculture, theories, uni-
sustained by experience, are to I:be
received with great circumspection
On the other hatnd, experie-inits
loosely made are argutniets neither
for nor against a thlie.o.-ry: and the
spirit which conrdletmns the' deduc-
tions of science, upon tie result of
Single careless experiments, is just
as unfrieidlly to the devlopuniciIt .f
truilth as that spirit which embraces
too hastily the conclusions of' sei-
ence, unwairjanted by the test of
experience. We art-e yet but in the
dim twilight of agricultural scierncee.
and its truths are too faintly ascer-
taited to institute the mere theory
of" the Professor a safe guide in th'e
practice of the art; but when ded.luc-
tions of the laboratory are cotnfirnel
,'.by the results of the ,practical igri-
.culturist, we may safely conclude
that a reliable step. has been made
in the direction of true progress. It
'" is cause of regret that so: little efi'.mrt
has been made among us to secure
the co-operatiorn of these two sources
of improvement in agriculture.
We have remarked that experi-
ment itself is not infallible ; indeed,
'it is often the source of fatal error.
A single swallow does not. make a)
summer, inor does a single- ex ri-]
merit settle a pritrcilple. To be reti-
able, experiments must be caretfjl
and repeatedly made. Two .1
botring planters ma. (hetermaie. t, I
test the value of guano, for instance
as a fertilizer of cotton,, A succeeds
and Bfails. Neithercan safelycoin-
elude that he has settled the matter,
but-they should carefully conip,-re
the modes of application and culti-
vation, the varieties of soil arnd sea-
son, in order, if possible, to deter-
mine the causes which produced the
difference in their results. The next
yenr the experiment shi.,uld be re-
-.. peatedl, ithl an eyveespecially to the
op.eaition of those causes % which had
'seenmiigly controlled the previous
exierinient. And thus by repeated
tests and close observation, a valua-
ble truth may be elicited.' -And so
two neighbors may differ about the
utility of sub-soiling. One subsoil1
and succeeds, another trubsoils ani
fails. There is reason why- the same
operation should produce such cen-
tradictory iresult;,,and that reasonn
should be ascertained. It niay be
concluded that thie cause lies ini the
differences of the soils; and to test
this, two fields of similar soils tnay
be selected nextyear, bu" the re
suIlts mav be different. It may be
accounted for, upon the suppoition
that the mo.des of cultivation are
different. Another exFperiiment may
be made %ith special reference to
this supposed cause, and still the ex-
periments may produce different re-
sults. It will not do still to conclude
against subsoiling, because it has
succeede,:I on one place as often as
it hasfiiled in. another. Finally,
after repeated experiments, it may
be ascertained that the difference
consists in the fact thlt one field
needed underdrainring, while the
otrier ,.rid not ; and thus, at last, the
very important conclusion may b'-
reached, that sctbsoiling pays well
where the land is dry, ibut that it is
useless itf the subsoil 'is wet. We
mention these cases by 1vy of illus-
tration ; and we might cite expelri-
meats in every department of agri-
eurtural and rural economy ; but
these suffice to enforce the idea that
experiments must be cautiously
conducted to make them reliable.
With but little labor and expense,
., it is in the power of every planter to
e 9ntribute to tHe stock ofagricultu-
i. ai knowledge?- by a.. systematic
i' ,^^ course.of experiment. Think what
aq jmproveranten in agriculture, if
e. r jo&irnals devoted to thatinterest
were-filled with the feports of such
experiments. Each would thus con-
r-ibyte .to his'neghbor, and in turn
-receive jie benefit of the .labors of
others. The injtdireious expenditure
'" 'of tune, money #nu I lbpr whichh
-some have made upon experiments
in agriculture, have, in some instap-
-. ;-,' ces, brought ridicule upon the at
tempts atagricultural improvement;
btut such features are either real
arguments against improvedagrieui-
ture, not against experiments for
; that purpose. They'resulted rather
-.'7" .*from the want of.judgment in the


"'e.X'.erimenter, than from any ithe-
'..efit difficulty in the object to be at-
," 5 4ed. We recommend no extrava"
ali' t expenditure ; none is necessary
-. I~x -r.ithe edinary "nanagment of the
...Etrt iurs 'praedca'leio note care
:':'-* tly te-lifferent dperatiins, and
the re.lts which thbey'produce, and
S a dai!i^pCBt 4;uch experiments
.- -.:" the4will seeore the advantages
-f l we spe k-S-oi of the
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-The appeaniance of a farm, its
buildings, and the live stock belong-
ing to it, indicate the character andl
standing of its wner.


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We intend to -exercise even greater
care, and have heretofore excluded all
lottery advertisements notices of in-
decent publications, &ec, which are so
boldly paraded in the columns of many
of our exchanges. Who will join with
us in. the effort to purge the Press of
Florida from all such demoralizing and
licentious trash, and to raise it to that
purity and dignity which ought to be
required of public instructors. We
need no ediforia.l conveontions, but let
as many as feel the want' of harmony
inthe management of this troublesome
department of newspaper enterprise,
agreeupon some general terms by which
all -1 abide.


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FLORIDA COMPANION.
OCALA, FLORIDA.

TUIESDAV, JiAR'cH 9, i S.

tl,..,rziz .J t,, a,. -';,s R n'SitV-n .ra- Fi:.k t
I I, C ,'. iN '," Niid will r,:.', irp' i-r ..
serip-t].:,.01 niak,:- c>,:,ll.. i,..in ;i ,i rand ,.-.],t fo:,r
the -,aul..

Bowlegs about to Treat.
We learn firom a passenger who ar-
rived here, on the' stage from Tampa,
on the 5th inst., that there is now. a fair
prospect of an immediate termination
of the Seminole war The Delegation
from the West had been into the In-
dian country, and being, unable to find
anything of Bowlegs, or his tribe, had
returned ;but soon made another effort
to find him out. On thle last occasion,
they had not proceeded far before they
met a bearer of a white flag. and soon
met Billy himself, with several of his
men. -Billy said that he was satisfied
with the war. as were most of his men:
but he wished to see Jumniper, who did
not go out with the rst of the Dele-
gation, before he could -.ay what he
would do. It is understood that Billy
antid Jumper have been at enmity for
some time past, and it is supposed that
if they can make up their difficulty,
the Seminoles will agree to go "West at
once-. Wc think the war in I'lorida is
at an end but would have no effort re-
lax,:.dAr its earnest prosecution, until
9idance is completed
R ailroad Meeting.
There is something which we cannot
\crstand in the following announce-
m1nt. which appears in theTampa
Pt.mnsuhr of the -27th ult though it
accords with a report ?ome time since
current in this community. A meet-
ing is to be held at Ocala, on the 1_th
inst., for the purpose of re organizing
the Railroad, Company formed in Jan-
uary last, but we can find no person
from Micanopy o'r viciniity who knows
anything about a meeting to bc held at
that place on the day mentioned. The
mistake, (and there certainly is a mis-
take.) probably originated in a remark
made use of in a communication from'
Fleming.'on, which we published on
the 16th ult, and front which we learn
that the writer supposed that a Rail-
rowd meeting was to hare been held at
MNIanropy on fbe-ftmt of March. -We
lipe this slight explanation will serve
to correct all misunderstanding on the
subhj,.ct before the day of meeting ar-
rives, and that. none will be disappoint-
ed on account of any false reports
which have go)ue out in regard to it:
RAILROAD.--A Railroad meeting
will be held at Micanopv, on the 12th
proximno The object of the meeting
is to organize a Company to build the
road, from a point near Gainesvile, via
Mieanopy and Ocala. to Tampa It
has bt-en suggested that our citizens
draw up a conditional subscription, and
subscribe a considerable amount of
stock under the conditions, and send
delegates to said Convention to repre-
sent ?uch subscriptions
We will not venture an opinion on
this subject, but would be glad to see
definite action taken by our people,
either to compel the Florida Railroad
Company to build the road, or release
them from the obligation and build it
themselves -Peninsular, 27th ult.

Humbigs.
The editor of the Savannah Geor-
gian, after giving a somewhat lengthy
dissertation on humbugs in general and
revealing the manner in whieh he has
been swindled in particular, recoin-
mends all newspaper proprietors to
keep a notice like the following'con-
stantly at the head of their columns,
and act up to it:
NoTIcE ---Tb showmen, managers,
yankce speculators, humbugs, quacks,
aind all tf/at Ai,'d.
Not one of you. be ye decorated with
the Order of the Garter, or an Electric
Oil Sugar.Lnaf Hat. shall get an ad-
vertisement in this paper, unless the
money be paid down before hand, or
good security for the same effectually
given it, this cty. -
We are pleased with our city eotem-
porary's suggestion, and -hall act on
the principle laid down in the notice,
whether it is kept, standing or not.-


THE NEW CAPITAL OF KANsAs.--.
Minneola. the new capital of, ,Kansas,
is situated about twenty miles from
Lawrence, near' Centropolis. It has
two thousand acres of land for its-site.
No houses, we believe, as yet. A apr
respondent of the Leavenworth Herald
says the bill fixhtng the location for the
new Capital, "passed very curiously,
vote after vote being taken, apd mem-
bers one after another voted for this
place.o" Gov. Denrer vetoed the bill, "
but the Legislature again passed it by"
a two-thirs vote in both Houses. The
same corespondent, in another con-
nexkrOn fys: "A great deal of outside
pressure' is here,' and much intrigue
and dishonesty are displayed;" r'
A young lady in Ware. New Hamp-
shire, improved the occasion of St.
Valentine's day by sending an insult-
ing epistle to ia female friend On the
next day the mother of the offended
damsel waylaid the sender, and beat
her unmercifully with a broomstick.


E. F. Stale Seuninary.
The examination of the students'of
this Institution, at the close of the Iate
Session, took place on Thursday and
Friday of last week, and we und,-rstand
pnisedl off with credit to all concerned.
Though not able to be present on the
occasion, we learn that the many who
didl attend were well pleased with-.he
exercises
The next Session will berin on Mon-
day, the 15th of this month. The
'Principal, Mr. S D. M,:-C,:,NNCLL, who
is well kuown as an able teacher, has
engaged the services of Mrs. FARQ.IAR,
of North Carolina, as Instrutetress in
the Female Department, and Mr'. HEP-
MANN BrCHTER as Professor of Music.
We hope to see the Institution well
patronized.

"J3 We again call the attention of
our readers to the advertisement of
Mr. JNo. 'M. Cox, the Ambrotypiet -
As he will coon leave Ocala, we would
advise those in our vicinity who want
a really good picture to call on him
early. It is'not often that such an
opportunity is offered As to his skill
as an Artist, an examination of speci-
mens will satisfy any one.
Army News.
Captain L. G. Lesly's Independent
Company, Mounted Volunteers, was
mustered out of the U S. service, in
this place, on Wednesday last. We
are pleased to learn that Capt L. re-
organized and re mustered his Compa-
ny the same day.
SCapt. Oscar Hart's Company Mount-
ed Volunteers was mustered out of the
U. S. service, on Friday of this week.
Capt. H. will again enter the service,
as soon as he can recruit a Company,
which we hope he will have little trou-
ble in doing.
We regret to learn that Captain S.
L. Sparkman declines again entering
the service. Capt. S., during the last-
two years, has identified himself with
the war, and, at this time, we can illy
spare from the field one so eminently
qualified for a leader.
Capt. F. M. Durrance, after a respite
of six months, is again recruiting a
Company. Capt. D. has proven him-
self a good officer and we anticipate
he will have little trouble in raising a
Company.

At the suggestion of several South-
ern gentlemen, the Secretary of the
Interior has requested Gen. Luther
Blake, of Georgia, to join Col. Rectoi
and Maj. Garret, to aid in effecting the
peaceable removal of the Seminoles
fro'm this State. Gen. Blake passed
through this place, en route for 'Fort
Myers, on lWesday last.-Fkz. Jen-
irmular, Fb y1rth. _e
'...Swar.FoiUTJ1A.--A letter received
atBiiffto brings iews froti: tlhaUtah
expedition to the 4th of January.' The
writer says:
: They are in a state of quietude and
health, and the only thing that has
transpired of any moment since Old
Brighatm sent the salt, &c., on Decem-
ber 1st,' is that of three Mormons com-
ing to headquarters with provisions for
sale, two of whom were taken prison-
ers, and the third given so mnch time
to make sale and leave in.
The prisoners have informed the
commandant that the Mormons are
busy making a military organization.
designing to defend their city. Also,
that it is designed to intercept Captain
Marcy, of the 8th infantry, who was
despatched, Nov. 27th. to Paos, New
Mexico, for salt and other supplies, as
well as for a large number of mules, in
One Pass, a 'gorge in the mountains
through which he will be obliged to
pass on his return. He took one hun-
dred men with him only. This may
possibly be little military finesse with
the Mormons, in order to assist them
, to make' their escape frnom that coun-
try; for I cannot think that they can
so far, delude themselves as to believe
it possible for them to defy the Gov-
erament forces after the declaration of
war. .. .
The Mormon Legislature was still
in session;'
The latest dates' received from the
States were to the 1st of October, and
much anxiety was felt to hear further
from the East, in consequence of the
rumored money panic.
TuE FLORIDA RAILROAD AnRiAD.--
We copy to-day, says -the Florida
News of the 3rd inst., a lengthy arti-
cle upon the importance and prospects
of this Road, from the St. Louis Re-
pu^Wican, to which we would call the
attention of our readers It will be


[ iS. "ailI Proposals.
ia pleas:d to learn that the Post
Otf.e Department has made offers for
a-;IF service six tiles a week in four-
hoje eegche,. from si.-ie point on the
lin. of the Florida Railroad to Talla-
hsee; for tri-weekly servi-ce from
Is -e t.6 Newunnsville, and for tri-
We &ly Service from Trail-Ridge to
MiiudlkMrg- for tri-weekly service
frfr Callahian to Trader's 'Hill, and
ftan increase of the service to tri-
Weekly front Oca:la to Tampa
SIn another colitmn of our paper will
ke found proposals for the tranrp,:orta-
'.on of ti,' mails between Orantge
.rings arid Flejingiton, in addition to
.tue route s vr'.;idy named.
.The rapidlity with which the region
through which these contemplated
rd-ptes are to pass is being populated,
haEalrcady male the arrangement a
neefsitv, and the tertai'nty of increase
ed iunnmigration must soon give it a
dense pid wealthy population.
Floral-, ha. been strangely over-
looked 6y the people of the more nor-,
tbern slave holding States who have
left their old homes in search ofamild-
ei climate and more fertile lands,,and
it has been found to be only necessary
tq see to be convinced that Florida
posseses advantages superior to any
other portion of the Union.
No other State can boast the combi-
nations of soil and climate which Flor-
ida can claim, endowed as it is with
present fertility and means of recuper-
ation ivhich must make that fertility
endless, and with a climate far less lia-
ble thnn that of any other portion of
country to those vicissitudes which"
render. the labors of the tillers of the
soil uncertain.
These proposals must be regarded
not only as an evidence of the desire
of the Government to give. whatever
facilities of mail communication may
be in its power, but 'an indication/of
the growth of our State, and evidence
that its long over looked claims are at
length acknowledged. '
It will be seen that this increase-of
mail communications will require an
increase of the number of steamers be
tween Fernanidina and Savannah, and
Charleston The rapidly increasing
business would have made this ane-
cessity independent of mail service, and
the latter is but an evidence that the
means of transportation- have hardly
kept pace with the requirements.
Fla. (Fernandina) 'News.
Horrible Tragedy.
It is our painful duty to announce
the occurrenc of the most'brutal mur-
der it has ever been onr lot to chroni-
cle. The unfortunate victim, William
T. Rushing, one of the first settlers of
our county, was well and. favorably
known in this community. The per-
'petrator of the crime, Riclard Vickers,
son-in-law of the deceased, was a mem-
ber of the Baptist Churc, aid up to,
the time of the fatal rencounter, lived
in thesame house with his ht4be'in-law,
on th m ost friendly tefnms. te cir-
-Cumntaiattc.ending-rthe 'thur[ ar'd
the + .
On the 16th iust.. the abo0t named
'parties. together with a yoeng Mr
Rushing. were at the Ichep.icekessassa
stoic. After finishing their purchases,
Mr. R. and son wished to return home,
but the son-in law was not ready. Af-
ter a few sharp words, the two former
started homeward, leaving Mr. V. at
the store When within a short dis-
tance of Soakram, they stopped for, the
purpose of adjusting a barrel which bad
slipped from its place in the cart,
While thus engaged, the son-in-law
rode up. and the younger Rushing
remarked, "You -must have rode
slow; we waited for you sevaraltimes."
To this was returned a tart reply, when
the old man asked an explanation of
his conduct. Insulting monosylables
were the only response. The old man
approached Mr. V., who was on horse-
back, stating that he could stand it no
longer" As he finished the sentence,
Mr. V.. struck hiu in the breast with
a large knife, inflicting a mortal wound.
The old mnn staggered a few steps,
when Mr. Vl, dismounted and meeting
-him, succeded in stabbing him five or
six times before he fell.
The so-n, "so muoh surprised at
the occurrence.Niatbeh idnt discover
the knife and supplsedno 'scrio'ts In-
jury inflicted until his fat'i" lay Before
him-a corpse. He then went the
house, and returned to the scene 'with'
the rest of the family. Vickers re-
mained on the'ground, and assisted in
carrying the body of his lather-indaw
to the house. He said be would soon
come to Tampa and surrender to 'the
Sheriff, and the relatives neglected' to
take the proper' steps to secure 'h'im.
After remaining at the house one day
and two nights, he absconded and has
not since been heard of. .'
Comment is unnecessary, and we
forbear.-.-Thpa Peninsular', Ie. 27.


Freeman Hunt the 'popular Ed-
itor of Hunt's Merchants Magazine,
died in New York, on the 3rd, inst.-
Ex-President Tyler is, recovering
from the serious illness with which he
has been confined for several weeks.
Rev. Seth Uowell, a Presbyterian
clergyman, committed suicide a few
days ago, at Oxford, Ohio, by hang
ing.
A freight engine on the Weldon and
Wilmington Railroad exploded her
boiler at Halifax, on the 24th ult kill-
ing a negro..
The Ohio State Senate has passed
the bill repealing an act prohibiting the
confinement of fugitive slaves in the
jails of Ohio by a vote of 20 to 14.
The report that M. James Odier, of
Paris, who recently failed, had com-
mitted suicide, is said to be without
foundation.
The nephew of the Emperor of Ja-
pan, with a brilliant suite-of military
and scientific officers, is about to take
a tour of Europe and the U States.
Severe election riots have occurred
at Lifnerick. Many persons were se-
riously injured. The military suc-
ceeded in restoring order.
Chief Justice Nelson, of the superi-
or court in Boston, was removed to the
lunatic asylum on the 23d ult. He has
been ill for some time
The Maine Legislature purposes to
give eighty acres of land to every set
tler who will select and occupy a farm
on the State lands in Aristook county.
The large police force of Boston last
year made upwards of nineteen thous-
and arrests. Of this number there
was "fot' violation of the liquor law,
one."
The London Post says that one, of
the principals in the attempted assas-
sination of Napoleon'is an English-
man named Allsop,, an ex-member of
-the stock e-CclAnge.
SA bill has been introduced into the
Louisiana Legislature providing that
all free negroes in the State, in contra-
vention of existing laws, after January
next, shall be sold into slavery.
The administration have as yet re-
'ceived no intimation from Mr. Dallas,
our Minister at the Court of St. James,
of his intention voluntarily to vacate
his mission.
A percussion cap manufactory, in
Troy, N. Y., was destroyed by the ex-
plosion of fulminating powder, on the
24th ult One. man was killed, and an-
other seriously injured.
At Washington, D. C., on Wednes-
day, the 24th ult., a native German
Jew made a formal profession of the
Christian faith, and was baptised by
Rev. Dr. Cummins.
The maidens of Strauburg, in Bava-
ria, are the victims of a terrible con-
spiracy, the young men of the place
having pledged themselves not to dance
with any girl during the Carnival who
wears crinoline.
Capt. Harrison, who is to command
the Leviathan, writes to Boston, that
he is in hopes to be in Portland with
his vessel in the latter part of the
tnonth of June, and that he proposes
to remain there with her seven weeks.
The Young Men's Chriotian Assoei-
ation of Pittsburg has distributed 23,-
000 bushels of coal to the poor. with-
out any reference to sect, class or na-
tion. It supplied in one day, forty
families with fuel to keep them com-
fortable a month.
There are about one million bushels
of wheat in store, and about sixty thqu-
sand barrels of flour at Chicago.
Wheat is selling at 53a55 cents. It is
the general opinion that two million
bushels of grain will be ready there
for transportation upon the opening of
navigation.

THE WINTER IN EuroPE.-Gueru-
sey, English Channel.) February 4th -
The winter with us has been so mild
that many of the oldest inhabitants do
not remember such a one for the last
fifty years. [ saw raspberries and haw-
thorn blossoms last month, and the Vale
and gooseberries as large asgreen peas,
not more than a month since.

HYDROPHOBIA IN CAMDEN.-The ed-
itor of the Brunswick Herald baa be'en
informed, by Oapt. Stockwell, that last
week a dog ran mad on the plantation
of Col. Floyd, in Camden county. He
bit a dozen or more dogs, .all of which
were 'subsequently' killed, before he
mould be disposed of. This ie a sin-
gular circumstance, at this season of
the year. and the Brunswick Herald
is rather alarmed thereat, a man
who takes things by the forelock should
be.-Savnnah~ G9rffsidn.


THE ALLEGED MC'iPHIS DErALC.A-
TION -The MeniTLhis Bulletin denies
the report that the agent of two South
Carolina b.inks in that city. had disal,
peared, leaving $,0.000 of cash unac-
counted fior, atnd explains its probable
origin as t'.full:ws
'-No doiibt the report originated
from a failure which occurred in Smith-
ville, Monroe comity, MNisissippi. Jo-
seph Brown, who was agent for, or
ratht-r had become deeply in debt to,
onre or two of the interior Banks of
South Carolina. decamped leaving the
aftort.said Banks sufferers in about the
amount mentioned above Brown spent
sone little time in this city a short
time previous to his failure and flight.
and might have operated here in a
small way, but never had any perma-
nent business connection here what-
ever.


ARRIVALS AT THE :

Since March 1st., 1858..
March I.-W E Shnrpe; Fort Hook.
Fla; W B Edwards. Micanopy: Col.
Steel. Teun.; k "I- Gray, Miss ; Dr.
Durr, S:. C; George Bacon. Paterson,
N. J.; T Maranda. Tampa; H L Hart,
Palatka; Capt. Griffin. Hartford CL;
E D Watson and Lady. Edgefield. S. C,,
March 3-H L Esler and Lady, N.
Y.; H H Linville, and Lady, Oavau'-
nah; G Chapman, S C.
March 4-I Wilson, T H Drayton,
S 0; W Ashley J Hill,T McLeau,Ga;
C J MoMinn, A S Eneokd Fla.i-
March 5-M G(regg, New 'Albany,
Indiana; D N McLean, Ga;. LGaI-
away, Sumter; Mr Lamb, Miss ; S
Swan, Augusta. Ga; Judge King, Key
West, Fla ; J D Hopkins, Flemington.
March 6-0 T Goswell, Baltimore;
Wm Bawn, Forsyth county, Ga; Will
Whitney, Lady, Child and Servantf
Mosey Grove Fla.
March 7-H Eustace, Mr Chalmers,
S, C; Mr Brooks, Ga; J L Pinkaton;


H. H. LINVILLE.
Machinist & ETngineer,
MAUFACTUIER OF
Steam Engines, Boi.ers, Sugar
Mills, Circular and Gang
Saw-Mills, tc., 4vc.
Machine black-smlthing and Jobbing
promptly attend to. ..
St. JIlix ,Ftiwt, Wert of to Market,
SAVANNAH, GA.
March 4th, 1858. '.-1y47.


M,.H. WJ.TACIO."
WILL GIVE AN
Exhibition in Necromancy u
ELECTRICAL SCIENCE,
AT THE COURT HOUSE, IN OCALA,
On the Und inst.,
Doors open at 7 o'loqk l. .' Exhibi-
tion oommences 7 1i-, P. M.
The entire proceeds of said Exhibition
to be appropriated for tl e benefit of the
community, either in purchasing a Bell for
one of the Churches, or for the town.
* Tickets of admission C0 ents, Chidren
and servants half price.
March 6thb. 18586


" MONEY PLENTY -

. - O.P.TOMMHEY&AOO.
Mareh 8, IM. 7 Ocala, Fla.


NOTICE.
O.AL. L Martch 1st, 1858.
LL persons indebted to 0. P. Tonimey' &
Co.. in account tf.r bv, vear I959 and
1857, are requestevi to' c ine forward
aid mak,-- .,ttleriier,t either by paving (he'
.n.inmunt or Ziving thc-ir notes'lbr tfhe samj;.
as we ftel a .Je.cacy in zoing out in th.p-
atreet or county and asking th6m o do no.-
0. P TiMMl 'V .tr & C-.


MOBILr, OMlirch 3.-The steamer
Eliza Battle ,in Monday last, was burnt
near lDemopoiis, Alabama, on the Tori
biirlee river.
Twent'-five lives wer'el':st aind nimany
others were severely frost-bitten.-
Twelve hundred bales of cotton were
burnt.

WA-HMNGT'N, March 2--The War
Department has received advices from
Col Joh'iston He urges tlie necessi-
ty of th.' early arrival at his canip of
the store trains with a strong escort
Gfren. Scott has ordered two hundred
wagons, sixteen hundred mules, and
seven companies to start from Fort
Leavcnworlh on the 10th inst. He has
also sent Wilbh the greatest haste to the
Commander in New Mexico to furnishli
a strong escort to Capt Marcy on his
return with the mules for Col John-
ston, as the Mormons had-intended to
intercept him and rob him of the
mules, &e.

The Philadelphia Ledger says it
seems as though the manufacture and
sale of hbogus coin in that city, has at
last become--aperfeetly legitimate pur-
suit It reports : "In- our raimbles,
about town, we came across a placard,
conspicuously displayed in a show ease
on second street, notefar from Chestnut.
which ;.ead : "Good imitation of gold
coin-always keeps its color-for sale
cheap." w. e took a peep into the case
and there beheld a tempting array of
two-and-a-halves, fives and twenties, all
well calculated to deceive. unsuspect-
ing individuals, especially at night
-. ..... ^
AN ENGLISH NC"'EWSPAPER IN CUBA.-
We are sure that very manyof our-rea-
ders will be glad to learn that a news-
paper in the English language is to be
published in Havana. The Govern-
ment, we believe, has formerly dis-
couraged or utterly forbidden attempts
of this kind, but an advertisement in
another place will show that permission
has been granted, so that the Cuban
Messenger, a journal "devoted to Lit.
erature, Art, Science-. Agriculture,
Commerce, and General Intelligence,
and to furnish to those persons, here
and abroad;*! not acquainted' with the
Spanish language,.all the news and in-
formation they may require7"is shortly
to be offered to the public. It will. it
first, be only weekly.- Char. Courier.

PROGRESS or THE RELIGtIOUS REV-
OLUTION.-The religious revival in this
city and elsewhere is gaining ground
every day. A similar movement com-
menced at about the same time in Eu-
rope and on the shores of the Pacific,
so that we may reasonably conclude
that all Christendom is awakening'to
grace. In this city there are, twelve
daily public prayer meetings of all the
evangelical denominations. There are
also daily services in all the Bpiscopal
and Roman Catholic Churehet These
services are attended by not l&as tliani
ten or twelve thousand person every
day ; theprayer meetings are crowded,
'and the attendance at' the Lenten
Church services is greatly in excess
over any previous year.' We read that
in ill the previous meetings "there
seems to be a desire to avoid all do-
nominatioual bias, and to make all the
women who come perfectly easy in their
minds on the score of possible offence
at their preconceived ideas." The
same zeal prevails the country, and the
sinners are flocking in great armies tb
taste the sweet waters of eternal life.-
New Yrkc Herald.


Dental Notice.


S HE subscriber prepared to render
Shis Profession.scryiceato the citizens
of Marion county. His locality is lola-
and be will be found at Orange Spring and
Ocala monthly, He undertakes to please
and profit his patlent t.
W.T. HARRISON, S.D."
Feb. 23d,1858. 45


WM. W. HPLSHOtUSER,. -"
OONSTABL^,C OOLL5'OTO;" ,.
OCALA. FLOea RI.J, a *,.
Respectfully offerMlb eervimes to those.,-"
having notes and actn s for collection.- -'
All business -placed iniia hands will be ', '
proilitlyv alttebded to. .
Feb 8th, 158t. 4,.---


THE undersignedt would respectfully in
form the eitizera of Ocala and vicinity
that he has.openied Rooms at the Court
House, for a few We'kLs. Having just're-,
ceived a large and aspldid assortment of
Cases, Chemcals, Ac., aoi having hadeight
years' experience as an &rtist, lie flatter-
himself that he can take ,.Picture which,
for style of finish and a prfect Likeness,
cannot be excelled.- I's
Persons are requested to call a" .aw-
ine speciniens, whetLher wishig Pictnra or
not Pictures taken in cloudy ,veather'ss
well as fair. JNO. iL ()X.
Feb. 8th, 1858. 411Uf


NOTICE.


L,. persons indebted to' the estate oof
K inohen Adams. lat'.-.JMarj6
county, dec'd, are hereby reqAtWd to
come forward and make payment ianedi-
ately; and all-those having reloi vgit
said estate will present them, duly aUi p'
ticated, within the time prescrih"iy lan
or they will bqbarred paymeSt. '- O,, ,, P'
.". JOHNF. COLUlrM."-S
March 2, 165. 8wv Adn'. ""- '
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: NOTICE. '",;,:.. ... -
' the 21th of Pepruary lat, a da. rk Y -
Mara strayed or was stolen frok the
subscribe, near Orange Lake, In Mluedi -
coulnty. Any p no who will raturn h "
to me, orgive ino'rmatin where ahem '. #
be found, will be liberally rewarded. I
JAMk S& WIL8O', ;'.
March 4th, 185& 8w47
Narmsa

door. the town of OnSla on Mone*, 4
the fifth day of April next, within
gal hours of sale, the following d .
lands, towit: The wtat half ofthe
west quarter, and the south eastqfqar
the south-'west quarter of Seation

eightU. and the north-east quarter -
nort-west quarter of ectJoa thi'ht
ia -Township seventeen, oth ou'f
twenty, east, eontaiug one hnndytt'a
sixty acres. Levied on b an attae E
i,, in favor 9f Neil Verguaon,
jliohael Tomtmpey. Property paate.41S
#b the plaintM. Trni "


WIL W. HOLSHOIBEI4I
Ooala, March6th, 1I38, lowt4


IDolvent lda Nodiw "
STATE OF FLORIDA, A. C.- QC
Miajox CourV. admlasWaW
the estate of John Lea, late of Wa
coauty, deceased, has filed in thePreb
office of Marion county, a written &aM
lion that he believes the estate fjo.
to be Insolvoent-
Thereupon, inode Is given toall
having claims *galst aaild state to
aqd fle the same before the 0rattda
July, A. D. 1858, when tibere will, h t
rfa dlhtrItbua n of t ha mnds bleoftu
said estate, amongst she creditors tIk
at whiob Stim the said Aft.ed C. Brawdn
apply (or bis fiGal dbehqr ft faim
mLairtratiao m of ihtftft

ov. tloh -t T. Mr .


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47.
NOTICE. -. -
SIX weeks after date, we will apply totie. "'.
J Hun. Judge of Probate for the eomsai '
of Marion. fI' letters of administration '
thi e-t.ate of Obediah Goodale, late offif *
county, dec.eased.
ELEANOR KERWICK, '",'
T. E. BUCKMAN..
March 2, 1858. "6w47 ,
NOTICE. -
THE undersigned heing requtiested t6g"iv ".
in'truetions in Vocal Music, "wi ope
a %C.i.kt]i SCU.OOL in-Ocala, as soon as-
sufi.cint Class can be formed. Persons '
wishing to take lessons will please enter.
their names on a subscription list at thb'-- _.
Pot-f(ufiee, where will be found the terha '.:,
and] parti-ulars. -.
HERMANN BECI1TR.I -.
Ocala, F-b.27th, 1t858. .4 "
DR. HILTON S.J-ONES, -
'U AEFNG locate.,, in. Ocala, offers hias *a %'
Il fessional servicsetothe'Public.- -.' "
Ocala, Feb. 22d, 1858. ly4B ""-

HARRIS BrELACL^
TOBACCONIST AND"CIGAR MANUFACTUREHJ'
One Dvr JW0sl of Alexandrr Hotel, .
OOALA,.FLORIDA .. '
UAO LD respectfully announce tothei$"4- ,
Ti izens of Ocala, and surrounding coun- "
try. that he has just opened, at the stand-
above mentioned, a fine assortment o ".
cigars of' various brands and qualifies,
best qualities of' Chering and Smoking
Tobacco, Snuff, Pipes,' Tobacco and Snuff
Boxes, Magic Cigar Cases, Matches, and a
variery of other articles usually kept'in'
such an establishment. He also manufac-
tures Cigars of the finest Cuban Tsobacco,
and may ever be found on hand to nait on
those whomay be pleased to give him their
patronage. He aimtus to deal honestly and
please all. The public .are nvit'el to call .
and examine his ssgck. "'' .
March 1st, 1858. .,46tf


1tetor~ ouf tije ~Iimw.


seen that the high anticipations of the
success of this enterprise are not con-
fined to this locality, but are being no-
ticed and confirmed by thinking men
in the remotest parts of the Union.-
Mr. Yulee'g address in Charleston and
the Report of the Post-Master Gener-
al have contributed in a large degree
no doubt towards attracting the atten-
tion of the whole country to this pro-
ject.
SThe members of the Company, and
the citizens of this place are regarded
by many as enthusiasts upon this sub-
jeet, but we have personal knowledge
that the Company have been greatly
surprised and even inconvenienced, by
the almost overwhclinirg (for the run-
ning stock on hand) amount of busi-
ness which has flown in upon the road.
Thus far their highest anticipations
have been more than realized. -.
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The Columbia Democrat, which lins
heretofore made its regular app,' arance
on Thursday of each week, is hereafter
to be published on Saturdays.


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