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DEVOTED TO MORALITY, PURE LITERATURE, NEWS, AGRICULTURE, AND THEl l EI 41


VOL. I. OCALA, FLA., TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 1858.


POETRY.


VIY HEART'S CONTENT.


BY w. M. sinTH.


Oh 1 let the miser have his gold,
For which he's worked and toiled,'
To 'e t.o himn a pest when old,
A curse to him when spoiled.


Oh, let the man or l honor high,
Have emblems of renown,
-To be to 'him a heaving sigh,
While deck'd with laurels crown.


Butl let my portion ever-he-
A boon of Friendship dear ;
Some faithful heart secured to me,
In which bright love appears-


Where 'iontentmeni, peace and love
Reign constant 'and supreme;
.That we may be like those above,
Whose joys are not in dreams.
The Promnised Hour.
S' MORRIS. :
The fountains serenade the flowers,
S Upon their silver lute;
And, nestled in their leafy bowers,
The forest lirds are nmite;
The bright and glittering hosts above
Unbar their golden gates.
While Nature holds her court of love,
And for her client waits.
. Then, lady, wake-in beauty rise!.
F 'Tis now the pronmied ihour,
When torches kindle in the skies,
To light thee to thy bower.


The day we dedicate to care-
To love the witching night;
-For all that's beautiful and fair
In hours like these unite.
k]'en thusothe sweets to flowerets given-
The moonlight on the tree-
And all the blies of earth and heaven,
Are mingled, love, in thee.
Then, lady, wake-in beauty rise
Tis now the promised hour,
When then torches kindle in the skies,'
To light thee to thy bower.


-MISCELLANEOUS.


THE VILLAGE BRAVO.


BY SYLVANUS COBBJR.
Nearly every coui.try.village has'
k its bravo." We do not mean "An.
Assassin," nor "Ajnan .who mur-
ders for hire," as Worchester ex-
/ plains the word; bit we mean the
one man before whom all others
Hhust give way, the man .who tan
o "can whip anybody in the town"-
th greatbig animal who-thinks his
position enviable, and who is envied
by men with little bodies and littler
brains.
Our village had its bravo, at all
events; and a perfect type of his


lass he was, too. His name was
Jonathan Burke, though I -never
heard him called Jonathan, but once,
and that was before a Justice's
court. "Jack Burke" was his name
"the world over," as he often said.
He, was a big, burly fellow; six feet
two inches tall; with broad massive
shoulders, great long arms, and a
head like a small pumpkin. His
face was characteristic. A low, re-
'.ceding. forehead, pug nose, thick
heavy lips, and a broad, deep chin.
SHis eyes were of.a light grey, verg-
: .ing uponr a cat-like green, whild, his
...air,. which was coarse and crisp,
Was of sun-burnt, sun-dried color,
neither red nor flaxen, nor yet of a
,w4rk h.ue: The only feature in the
.. whole man which tended to detract
fromm his herculean proportions was
the flat, or rather hollow appearance
of his breast. To one skilled in
anatomy, or physiology, it would
have been at once apparent that he
bhad but little of what is generally
v denominated Iboqtpq, and that a.
-.long conttnued physical effort would
have reduced his "wind"1i a weak'
point. .
Jack Burke was born and reared
in ourvillage, and ever since he had
Begun .tO go to school he had been
the terror of all unlucky wights
I. ho chanced to cross his path. He
.*',4jt his companions without mercy,,
'B took delight in being feared.--
As he grew older, he became more -
.A i~_i t add overbearing,. and at the
' :ime of which we write he was dis-
; ed by, all the deceit people of the
Ssace. His voice "was loud and
i' arS'e, and it brokq in upon all cir-
Sewhich might be gathered near

:*r U this bravo did not pos-
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ope a muscular system, in which he
had been lacking when a child.-
And he also' said that by keeping
his muscles well hardened and. de-
veloped, he was better able to bear
;the fatigue of his profession, which
,called him, from his rest often for
several nights in succession.-
We were making arrangements
for a grand pic-nic in our village.-
The girls were making pies and
cakes of all sorts and shapes while
we youths were preparing two ta-
bles, and cleaning up the grove,
which was just outside the village,
on the bank of the river.
The day at length came, and the
sun smiled from a cloudless sky,
and a fresh breeze came sweeping
up the river, bearing a grateful cool-
ness upon its bosom. We reached
the ground in due season, and. only,


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of the occasion. Jack Burke made
his appearance upon the ground, in
a shabby, dirty suit,., and with an
insolent swagger. A chill ran thro'.
the whole crowd, Many of us wo'd.
have gladly helped put him away.
but we shrank from meddling, with
one who was so strong and gigantic,
and withal, so reckless and merci-
less in his wrath. We saw the thin,
delicate lips of the doctor quiver as.
he noticed the filthy fellow stagger-
ing about, but he said nothiftg then,.
One of our party was a youth
named David Singleton. He was a
quiet good-hearted fellow, and be;
loved by all. He had waited upo
Mary Livingston to the picnic.-.
Mary was a pretty blue-eyed mai-
den of eighteen, and that she loved
David right fondly, we all know juai
as well as we knew that David lQved


ly betrayed by those who happen
to be giants in size and strength.-
He was, on the contrary, low and
mean, taking delight in: tormenting
the weak, and even laying out his
full strength upon those not half
his size. In short, he was a coward
as well as a bravo. He forced him-
self upon all little gatherings, and
seemed to take delight in stalking
about and realizing that none of us
could "put him out." He was now
twenty-two, and was fast forgetting
all of useful knowledge he had ever
gained at school.
Among the recent accessions to
the population of our village was a
young doctor, named William Gran-
by. He was a small; pale-looking.
man, not over five feet and ten inch-
es in height, and quite slim in frame,
but the man who studied him close-
ly would have seen that his pale-
ness was the result of long confine-
ment over his studies, and more, af-
ter all, a delicate fairness of the
skin than a want of health. And
itwould als1 have been seen that
his slight frame 'was a, very muscu-
lar one, and most admirably mould-
ed and put together.
William Granby ias what the
girls of our village called ai hand-
some man, and none of the youths
envied him the flattering encomiums
he received from 'the female portion
of our community, for as we became
acquainted we loved him for the
manly and generous qualities we
found in him. He was a warm
friend and a noble opponent.
And Granby had proven himself
an excellent physician, too; and
though hl had been in our village
but a year and a month, yet the con-
fidence reposed in his skill was far
greater than had .been, reposed in .
the ancient blisterer and phleboto-
mist who preceded him.
One day some of us went into his
study-he.was unmarried, but be-
ing only three and twenty, of course
not a bachelor-we were invited in
as we walked down by his boarding
'place, and were pleased to accept
the' invitation. His study wao a
gem of a place for comfort, aind
among .the articles not absolutely
necessary for the study of his pro-
fession-we detected a rifle, a set of
boxing gloves, a pair of foils, a pair
of heavy wooden broad swords, while
upon the floor there were a pair of 0
dumb bells. I wondered what these
latter were for-surely not for the o
doctor's use, for I could do nothing .
with them, save to h6ld them in my
hands and swing them about at an t
angle of some forty-five degrees, (
and Iwas much :heavier than he I
wa... "
I asked him what he did with.
them. "Oh," he said, smiiling, "I'
exercise my muscles with them," t
and as he spoke hb took them up e
and raised them at arm's length, s
rand then held them for some moe- t
ments, hiSfine breast rounded out ''
like a Roman cuirase. Then he
hre them up ad- out, handling
them as though they had been mere
t0oy, It seemed impossible that so.
small a body c~ild contain so much i'
strength; but he assured us that b
he had gained it all by practice.- t
Ile had labored for years to devel- t


I have given you warning."
"I'll lick you afore I go; if I
don't-"
We will simply add that the re-
mainder of this sentence was com-
posed of oaths, and that while they
quivered upon his lips he clenched
his fists and darted forward.
This time the doctor received him
in a new fashion. He stopped eve-
ry blow which Burke madly and
clumsily aimed at him, and began
to rattle in a shower of knocks up-
on his face and head and breast, and


her.
;It so happened that Jack Burke
had offered on several occasions, to
wait upon Mary, and she had as of-
ten peremptorily refused him. He
had professed to like her, and had
made his boast that he would have
her yet, and if "David Singleton
dared to put his arm in the way hed
drop him !"
On the present occasion Jack was
not long in seeking Mary's side:-
David was nervous and uneasy.--
He was a light, small-framed youth,
and looked with dread upon the gi-
ant who sought to annoy both him
and his fair companion.
Mary asked Burke to go away ;
and as she spoke, turned-shuddering
from him.
"I shan't go away," the burly
brute returned, "if you don't like it,
you may lump it'!" .
"Come, Mary," said young Sin-h
gleton, .trembling, ifeths leave him.'"
"You will, eh!" cried Burke,
seizing her by the arm, and drawing
her back.
The affrighted girl uttered a quick
cry of alarm, and Singleton started
to his feet, fairly quivering at every
point.
"Miserable brute !" he exclaimed,
"let her go!"
In an instant Burke leaped up,
and swore he'd "whip the youngster
to within an inch of hie life !"
In an instant all was alarm and
confusion ; but In the clamor arose
a clear clarion voice-
"Stand back Stand back, every
one of you.! Back, I say-and give
me-room !"
The way was quickly cleared, and
the young doctor leaped into the
open space, his bright eye burning
keenly; his face flushed, and his
slight handsome frame erect and
itern.
"Fellow !" he thundered, "leave
his place Take your foul pres-
ence hence at once Do you under-
stand ? What a miserable coward,
b insult a girl I Shame! Shame!-
But go! go' !" -
For a few moments Burke was
completely dumb-founded. There
was something in the tones and
bearing of the man before him, aiid
n the strangely burning eye that
beamed upon him, that awed him for
he while. But he measured every
thing by its weight and size, and
he courage of the brute soon came
ack to him.
"Whb6 are you ?" was his first re-
lark, at the same time shaking his t
ullet-head threateningly.
"I am the man who ordered you b
o leave this place Your presence
, very offensive. You were notin-
ited, and if you had any decency d
ou would not be here."
"Look here, my fine dandy !" bel-
owed the brute, "you just say I aint l
recent agin and I'll spile that lady- a
ke face of yourn, almighty quick." a
There was a quiet smile upon the n
doctor's face as he replied- h
"Your very course shows that you n
re devoid of all' decency. A de- g
nt man would not.stay where he I
new his presence was offensive." n
With a fierce oath Burke raised p
s huge fists and darted forward.- -]


One thing" more-within a week
every young man in our village had
a pair of dumb-bells, and such an-
other swinging, and dingling, ring-
ing and 'flinging of cold iron, for the
development of muscle, 'was never
seen before' nor 'since, I venture
boldly to assert.
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We would have interfered, but the
doctor sternly ordered us back.-
Still we were fearful. What could
the small, gentlemanly physician do
against such a giant?
But we were soon undeceived.-
Upon Burke's first advance, Gran-
by nimbly slipped on one side, and
with a quick motion of his foot he
caught the giant's toes, and sent
him at full length upon the ground.
Like a mad .bull Burke sprang to
his feet, and while the curses show-
ered from his lips, he started upon
Granby as though he would annihi-
late him at once. Cam and serene
the young doctor stoo4, and as the
brute came up he adroitly raised his
left elbow, and passed the huge, dir-
ty fist over his should e,.and at the
same moment he planted his own
fist full upon Burke's face with a-
blow that knocked Mim completely
from his feet. Thatblow sounded
like the crack of a pistol, and was
struck by a man who knew how to
throw all his power to the best ad-
vantage wherever he wished to use
it. Jonathan Burke arose like one
bewildered, and so he was. But in
a few moments he recovered his
senses, and leaped towards Granby
again. This time the doctor per-
formed a feat that was as surprising
as it was effective. Like a thing of
steel wire, and finely tempered
springs, he jumped up and forward,
planting both 'his feet upon the gi-
ant's breast. Burke fell like a log,
but his breast was heavily bored,
and he was soon on his feet again.
"Look ye," cried Granby, sterli-
ly, "you have seen enough of n'e to
kknow that I am not to:1e trifled.
tiTh. Now go away, and you s'aVl
go unharmed, save that., ons black
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arms, and body, that soon complete-
ly bewildered him. On they came,
--heavier and heavier-thicker and
faster-each one cracking like a
pistol, and planted exactly where it
was aimed. In a very short time
Burke was not only entirely ex-
hausted, but his whole body above
the waist, was beaten till the flesh
was black and contused. He bel-
lowed like a calf for mercy.
"Will you leave the ground at
once ?" demanded the doctor.
"Yes."
"And will you promise never to
annoy Mary Livingston again ?"
"Yes."
"Then go !"
Like a whipped cur, as he was,
the fellow left the ground, and when
he was gone, the young doctor, who
had not even got a scratch, cried out
in a ringing; happy tone-
"Come, boys and girls, now to
sport. I'll go and wash my hands
and then join you."
Ere long the cloud was gone, and
the .day ended amid cheers, and
smiles, and happy songs. Every-
body might have been jealous, had
everybody wanted to, for everybody's
;irl flirted and made love to the
doctor all day long; but everybody
ras not jealous.
Within a week Jonathan Burke
eft our village, never. to. enter it
gain. He couldn't stand the sneers
nd gibes that were. cast upon him,
or could he bear to see those who,
,ad witnessed the summary punish-
lent he had received. It was a
lad day for our village when he
eft it,' and the doctor never gave a
more effectual or a more valuable
urge than he did when he purged
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Is dancing an amusement which-
becomes persons endowed with intel-
lect? Will that young 'man, ,who
intends to render his name familiar
in the literary world, to become .an
honor to" his country, be found
spending hours in the ball-room?.
Those hours, if properly expended,
might procure him a mine of tho't..
Will that young lady who intends"
to retainthat lovely garb in which'
God clothed her, be. found in the'
giddy, lascivious dance?. We think
not. '
Has the ball-room'ever-sent forth'
the Philosopher, Statesman, the
mian of science? Has it ever sent'
forth a woman whom the young la-
dies would be willing to refer us 'to,
as a sample obf her sex? We pauses
for History to unfold its pages, and
reply. It is said that dancing is a
healthy and innocent amusement.
But is it? Is that which leads to
shortening a man's days an innocent
amusement? Is it not suicide?
You dance away the hours of mid-
night and early morn in an apart-
ment, crowded to suffocation When
the hour of closing comes, yotigo out
all in a perspiration in the open air.
We ask, what will be the consequen-
ces of such a healthy amusement?-
Yourphysician would say "disease,
aatf !"
We could, never see any amuse.
wmet in kickingthe floor with ount
fejeti.L tnw amusing itvmstbJIto t -
young lady, who has just jumped-
up and is shaking one foot, as she
comes to the floor, she takes anoth-
er spring and makes the other foot
quiver. After turning round she
jumps again and shakes both her
feet. She then waits for her part-
ner to go through the same-.inter-
esting performance. After which,
they affectionately clasp each others
hand, jump up, shake their feet, and
then stand still to see the others
perform.
We ask again, does such a silly
amusement become intelligent be-
ings ? It might, perhaps, become
those who intenfl to go down to
their graves "unhonored and un-
known," who intend to become
drones. It may perhaps do for those '
who can take no pleasure in intel-
lectual pursuits to pass on with
lying feet to meet their final Judge.
Is there not more truth than poetry
n the above question from Cicero.
Domitian looked upon it in a light '
that he forbade to dance, and in
consequence of it (dancing) removed
many from the Senate.
Cannot many attribute their down- i
all to the ball-room ? Hear' what f
he learned Dr. Olark says :-
"I learned to dance, grew passion- ,
ately fond of it; would scarcely
ralk but in measured time, and "
was constantly tripping, moving,
nd shuffling in all times and places.
grew impatient of control, was
ond of company, and wished to min- h
le more than I had ever done with
oung people. I also got a passion
or better clothing than that which
ill to my lot in life, and was dis-
ontentedwhen I found a neighbor's n
on dressed better than myself. 1 th
st the spirit of subordination; im- t
ibed the spirit of idleness ; in short h
rank in all the brain-sickening ef-
avia of pleasure. The authority of
'y parents was feared indeed but s
ot respected, and few serious in- fo
sessions could prevail in a mind ec
abued now with frivolity. I in no m
Be ever kept improper company; di
nevertheless, dancing wa, to me a d
erverting influence, an nmmixed st
oral evil. It drowned the voice st
a well-instructed conscience, and in
as the iarst cause of impelling me it
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range,) IJhave known.jt to prodm
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fore as a branch of thafwA-dly eI
ucation which leads from heaven <
earth, from things spiritual to thins
sensual; I know it is an evil, -a
that only. They who bringup the!
children in this way, or send their
to schools where dancing is taagh
are consecrating them to the service
of Moloch. 'No man in his sense
wil dancesaid Cicero, a heatien
shame on those ChristiMtds do ac
'vocate such a cause by whi iman
have become profligate, and man
daughters ruined."-Life, Vol,J.
This is the opinion of one whoh
opinion is worthy of notice. Mig
we not with propriety, write upo,
the tomb-stone of many who hav
gone to a drunkard's grave.,
took the first false 'step when h
commenced attending the ball-root
It was there he was tempted t.
taste the ruddy wine." And ujpi
the tomb-stone of many fOf on
daughters who have .gone' down in
dishonoredgrave, write, "at the bal
room she was first tempted. It w
there she met the libertine's glance
and listened to his honeyed Words
there she fell."
We would say with Adam Clar
"shame oh those Christians who a
vocate such. a cause." It is y
who. should take the first step
denouncing the ball-room... Let n

the ungodly use youa" a stepping
stone to vice. 'Let not their bI
be found upon your garments
not let them say 'Mr. '`Sih-a%
lets his children attend danci
parties and is a member of
church. Rednei'e that (~od
hold thee responsible for thy chi
dren as thou .art thy children
keeper.
THE BLESSED HOME.-Hoe
To be at home is the wish- of t
seaman on stormy seas' and"lorne
watch. Home is the wish of t
soldier, and tender visions min1
with the troubled dreams of tren
and tented field. Where the pal
tree waves its graceful plumes, a
jeweled lustre flash and flit amo
gorgeous flowers, the exile sits
ing upon vacancy a far away ho
lies upon his heart; and bore.
the wings of fancy over intervei
seas and lands, he has swept aw
home, and hears the lark sin
above his father's fields, and he
his fair-haired brother, with lig
foot and childhood's glee, chasing t
butterfly by his native stftam. A
n his best hours, home, hl own -
ess home, a home with his Fath
above that starry sky, will be t
wish of every Christian m B
ooks around'. him- 'lie'finds
world is fall of "'uflerin; he is
dressed at its sorrowsiand "vexed'
te sins. Helooks withfinlim-
inds much in his own corruptio
o grieve for. In the language o
heart repelled, grieved, vexed,
ften turns his eye upward, sas
I would not live here always. If
ot for all the gold of thoworl
nines-not foR all the pearls ofh
eas-not for all tha.glasures
er flashing frothing. cup-not
11 the crowns of her kngdoB-
ould I live here always Like
bird about to migrate tothde ai
y landr where no winter sheds h
nowa, or strips the grove, or bin
te dancing stresini he will often
irit be pluming hfio wings for
aurofhis light to glory.-G
No MAN CAN Boaaow Hn
aLP OUT o DsflTr.-Ifyouwi


I


r relief you must wiorik f1itf
conomise for it, paOu must
ore and spend less than y
d when you were ruw" lg
Abt i you must wear homes .
ead of broadcloth 4 drink war.l
ead of champagne, and rise at
Stead of seven. Andustry,
yj eeonomy-these are the
aids of wealth, and the .Ms"





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in. a conversation near where a tire
was being cut. down, which in falliing
aine in crontact with a leaning iree aind
wasthrown from its course with tihe
nbove mruelancholy result-S-w/tern
,llessenger.


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FLORIDA COMPANION.

OOALA, FLORIDA.


TUESDAY, MARCH 30, 155M.

' Mr. W M. W. HoLSnOUIsER is duly au-
thorized to act as agent tor the "'-FLORIDA
HoME COMPANION," and will receive sub-
seriptions, make collections, and receipt for
the same.


Close of our First Volumnte.
With thisnumber closes the first
voluneftpf quir paper'com' enced as the
Companion 4- Democrat. but now firm-
ly established as the F/orida Home
Companion .-All persons who sub-
scribed at the commencement of the
volume are notified that their subscrip-
tion expires with this 'number; and we
respectfully request as many as are
pleased with our course to favor us with
the continuance of their patronage by
remitting the amount of one year's
subscription, at their earliesim conven-
ience, ap we have found it impossible
to publish a paper on the credit svs-
tem. Those who do not feel suifficient-
ly "interested in our work to furnish us
with- the means for its continuance
will not expect to receive the paper af-
ter this date.
It will be seen that our volume closes ,
with number fifty, which is in accord-
ance with our published terms. This
may seem to be a departure from the
usual rule of newspapers, though prac-
tically we believe it is not:. It iseom-
mon for publishers to issue ha/f-sheets
on Christmas and the Fourth of July,
which are counted as whole numbers.
Within the year we furnish'as many
papers as most publishers, and th ihll-
number promised.- .
We hope to furnish a good paper
throughout the whole of our next vol-
ume, and respectfully .ask the assist-
nce oafi.l who feel an interest in tihe
sce .f home enterprise.

SFlorida Railroad,
another column we publi-h the.
proc e ipgs of a Railroad meeting held
ion the return of their dele-
gates fromi tthe nitelin held at this
place, on the 12th inst., together with
'the report, of said delegates it will
be seen that tlhe citizens of Tampa are
making preparations for active and ef-
ficient participation in the meeting, to
be held in this place on the 27th of
next month. Notwithstanding the vast
expenditure of breath, without corres;
pending action, on the part of the many
Railroad meetings convened in this
part of our State; they seem to have
full faith in. fie accomplishment of
their purpose, and almost rejoice at the
prospect opening before them. But
so far as their hopes depend upon om-
pelling the Florida Railroad Company
to do their work, we fear they will be
disappointed.
The editor of the "Peninsular," in
speaking of te enterprise, states that
the Road has been built thus far by
stock which, he believes, was subscribed
conditionally, and that condition was
that the instalmeits be expended on
the branch to Cedar Key. 'This seems,
at present to be: the prevailing belief,
(of'thoevprrectness of which we have
no dout,) and by many it is supposed
that, if a greater amountof stock should
be subscribed on the condition that it
be expended on the Southern portion
of the MNain Trunk, the Company would
be equ-ally ready to carry on the work
on tha piart of the line. Wco doubtl
the correctness of this conclusion.-
The present stockholders in the Flori-
da Railroad Company 'are principally
interested in tIe 'Cedar'Key's route,
and they intend that their ;potion of
.tke Road shall be b6nlIt' first.' They
have tke right 'to build that portion
first, ]md declared their 'intention of
hoing' so when the 'work was com-
mnencedi ,ltey have not been deterred
from their course by abuse, threats, or
Iebaxing; and even the power of the
Executive ha. been exercised in vain.
'8uc being the case, we need hopeonly
hi oar own exertions, yet if-ite exhibit
a proper spirit of .industry, in building
that portion of the Road .in which we
are interestrd,.we many. after the. com-.
'ple'tion of the-,Cedar Keys Road. get
'the assistance of that Company, cer-
*tainly no.t before.

Gaole's Ladyf's Boo,{o April, the
first number we have received in three
or'four,'montlis, has made its appear-
ance upon oar table. It is profusely
and 'beautifully 'illustrated, and filled


;whritfleful- arid 'interesting matter.-
We hope to receive it punctually here-
after, aId would advise those who are
4bn of the beitiful tloecure it for
themselves. Address .L. A. GODY,'
IPhjlu2)dplr', a. '


your cotton comes uprun a furrow on
each side of it with a turn-plow, taking
a small furrow of the bulk, with the
right side of the plow to the' cotton.'
If.yonur cotton fails to come up, going
over .it. in this manner will cause it to
sprout up,.if the failure to .grow has
been caused by dry'weather 'The hoes
shoulder started after-theplows, chop-
ping tile cotton out the width of an or-
dinary hoe, Teaving from two to four
stalks. 'As soon as-the plows get over
they- should, finish breaking out the
bulks 'If the plow and hoe handsare
properly regulated, the hoes will get
over the cotton, the first time. before
the plows finish breaking otit the bulks.
When the hoe,...aro started over the
cotton the second time, .bhey should
60440 up the entire drilla foot wide,


has at last made his decision as t, the
result of the election for the State Leg-
islature under the LecoiApton Constt-
tution. He awards tihe State to the
Abolitionists, and accomplishesths re-
sult by rejecting tihe vote of a precinct
in Leavenworth county, which decided
the election of three Senators and eight
Representatives. In the saute elec-
tiou Leavenworth city gave thirteen
hundred majority for the Abolitien
ticket, while at two hotly *ontested elec-
tions held since that event, but seven
hundred votes were polled altogether
Had Gen. Calhoun been as anxious to
p urge the Abolition polls as he was the
emooratic, the ticket of the latter
party would have been .elected by sev-
en or eight hundred majority. But thle
decision is the result ofa foregone con-
clusion, and will only be looked upon,
and ought to be treated ata despicable
farce. Gen, Calhoun's conduct is ba-
neath contempt.-C- arstmon "erc4


F,.,r the Fl,-ni,li, Homie C,,ml,.riiu i.
OCALA, March 22d, 1b56.
M1 EITOrP .-Situated as you are,
in alrichi nd populous county, in the
formation of which an All wise Provi'
dence ias regulated those fixed laws of
his unerring wisdom so as to render It
susceptible of raising the richest com-
modities of the vegetable production
that the agricultural world ;ffl.,rds. an1
being surrounded by good practical
farmers, who possess all the requisites
that are necessary to ,enable then'to
give practical illustrations of agricul-
tural pursuits, why is it that you are
not more frequently publishing com-
munications from the surrounding far-
mers, relative to the most systematic
and scientificrulesofcultivating crops?
Feeling the necessity of such commir-
nications, iryoutt are not averse to it, I
will give a few relectins. hoping that
it will stimulate abler minds to contrib-
ute to your columns articles that will
enhance the interest of farmers and
the country generally. '
A great deal depends on having ne-
groes properly disciplined to insure
the thorough cultivation ofa full crop.
My experience has always taught me
that when negroes get three pounds of
good bacon, and one peck of meal a
week to eaei hand, they will not be
apt. to seal A man should have a
regular time to start his hands to work
-about sunrise is the best time. They,
should then work steadily until a quar-
ter of an hour before twelve, and then
water and feed&the : horses or mules.
Give from one to two hours rest at
noon. according to the length of the
,days. and then work steadily until ten
minutes after sundown Horses and
mules should begiveen at night as much
as they can eat before morning. If you
see occasionally a grain of corn on the
cobs. in the morning, you may know
at once that your horses have hird a
plenty. At noon, the mules should
have each -one bundle of good fodder
and five ears'w-corn: They should
always have water before-starting to
work and before being fed. "-_
If a man sees that the above ruirle is
carried out, and keeps his mules prop-
erly harnessed, I will guarantee that
they will always be able to do a good
day's work.
If'cultivating Hammock lanA ,.five
acrs of corn to the hand will ensure a'
full crib. and ten' acres of ooAOp to the
.hand. with other little patches. aumh as-
cane-wenouglh to make sugar and syr-
up for home consumption-and pota
toes, &c., will make a very pretty crop.
The corn ought to be planted from the
'20th of February to the 1st of March.
the J:0th of March is the time to com-
mence planting cotton ; start drills
enough to finish by the 25th. Corn
should be planted in rows five feet
apart,'and the hills should be three
feet apart. As soon as it is done com-
ing up, if any of it has failed it should
be re planted. Stiff lands should al-
ways be broken before planting, but it
is not essential in light sandy land.
The,rows should be drawn with a
straight plow., some eight inches wide.
and two furrows thrown on the corn.
when dropped, with the same kind ofa
plow. The corn covered thus will be
too deep for the birds to ptrulTT up mitrch.
It should be plowed and hoed as' oon
as possible after coming up. and thinn-
ed to one stalk in' the hill, after which
it should have three good plowings.
The last time you plow your corn, the
hoes should'go over and tut the weeds
and bushes. In addition to the above,
you should go over your .corn when
about waist high and pull up the suck-
ers. :++.,
The preparation for planting cotton
should depend on IBb kind of land yo'
plant. If.stiff land3 it should be bedded;
flight, merely list two'furrows togeth-
er, open thclist'witB anordihary drill,
jh'd sow your cotton seed is thin as
you can without skipping: and cove,
with a boa*d. The width of your rows
shotdd be regulated according to' the
strength of the land. If your cotton
grows-four feet high..the rows should
be four feet wide.; ifit grows five feet
high the rows shoulH be five feet wide,
&e. If you list to plant, as soon as


friend in' that awful council ie sumr
mouas to his side, .and ten to one he fiI-
low@ his advice-reveiAs alll he kmnows..
escapes the fearful retribution of a sud-
den death, and is finally handed over
to the oilers of the law. They have
already in custody over one hundred
of the worst culprits known to an,)
community.-"
WHAT IS TO BECOmiE or MEXIco.-
The London. Times says -there is not
a stateomann who would wish to see
Great Britain hamper herself with an
* inch of Mexican ground. Let the Uni-
ted States, when they are finally pre-
pared for it, enjoy all the advantages
and responsibilityof ownership.and our
merchants at Liverpool and elsewhere
will be quite content with the trade
that may spring out of it. The capac-
ity of the MexicLn population for ap-
preciating a constitutional rultde is not.
so rema'kablo that wq should volumteer
to administer it."


BRc:ord of tl)e qiincs.


taking ,out. all the grasi wpcrls and
bnrhce,-. and thin the cotton out to 'two
stalks in a 1l,ihe. The hoes slin lld- al.
ways put as much dirt to the cotton a!
they take away in hoeing out the
grass, &c .. .
Your land being thoroughly broke,
you should have a sweep for each plow
hand, made as here specified: The
points of the wins slhionild lie 18 inches
across from -one to the other. The
wings should be four inches wide, and
should have a curve from where they
are welded to the bar; to the points of
the wings-the curve should begin on
the upper side of tlie wing, near the
bar, and run out to the point. The
wings of the sweep should be set up
enough to prevent catching litter. It
should have a long, keen point, and the
lower sides of the wings should be
hammered as thin as .ossible. No
other plow should be ysed after this -
Put two furrows as 'close around the
cotton as you can without barking it.-
As soon as you get over the cotton in
this way. the remainder of the middles
of the rows s[ou'ld be plowed out, arnd
by the time is done the rainy season
will have set n,, when, as if by magic,
,a tremendouststand of-grass will spring
up. The sweIps- should then go again
around the cotton., four: furrows to the
row. which *v'ill cover mbst of the' grass
in the drill?, mad completely cover all
betiveen theyows, unless fhey art very
wide. The c.Otton should' be worked
every two weeks, running the plows as
close to the plant as possible without
skinning the- stalks or breaking the
limbs Plow.shallow next to the cot-
ton, soils not to check'its growth The
third time the hoes go over they should
thin the cotton to one stalj in a place
By that time the cut worms, and other
disasters, will hIave your cotton thinned
out wide enough in the drill, on pine
land. Hainimock cotton should be
thinned out from three to four feet in
the drill.
The great secret if the mode of cul-
tivating Florida cotton" so as to realise
a good yield, is to plow shallow, and
never let the grass bunch. The hoes
should never put more dirt to the cot-
ton than they take away in shaving the
ga out,
Pporn should be plowed, as cotton,
Su less theland is too rough, and then:
twisters shuid be used. If far.Zst
*aro .inlolenit, a'd let Tth6j rass'bunch.
it is ?tiel necessary t'o use turning
plows; but'theyshould not beused. if
possible to do without, as throwing the
amount of dirt they do has a tendeney
to fire the plant and cause it to shicd.
Cotton should be plowed over every
two weeks, until the limbs begin to lap
across the rows: then let thle hoes go
over and take out the bunches of grass
that will be under the cotton, around
trees, stumps. &c. If 'the above rule
is observed, I will ensure a good crop.
unless caterpillars, red-bugs. &c, get
amongst the cotton. Will somine of our
intelligent and experienced farmers lay
down a better mode of cultivating a
crop ? OVERSEER.

FATAL RENCOUNTER.-On the 6th
instant, in Manatee county, near Fort
Myers, an affray occurred between
Capt. H. H. Booley, of tihe Boat-scr-
vice, and John York. a private of Ihis
Company. which resulted in tie death
of the latter, by being shot with a muas-
ket. Capt. B., is now in custody, and
willlhavW a hearing at Manatee to'-day.
'Till we hear the evidence, we will not
attempt to give' the details of thiis,
affair.- Tampa Ptninsular, 2Oth inst.
MISTAKE ConaECTED.-We omitted,
last week, to announce the safety of
Capt. Hunter, and others of Manatee.
who were for some tiume supposed to be
lost.. They are now at home safe and
sound.Theooceasion of their delay was
the groauding of their boat in a bayou
where she was left on dry land fur a
couple of days.-Ibid
onU'BEnt OF THE P.ST OFFICE.--
The .Post, office in this place, was bro-
ken open 'lst hight, and robbed of all
the letters 0t1 kaud. ihe object of the
thieves ilimiat have been to secure
money. As yet, no discovery, having
a tendency to bring to light the perpe-
trators oi this nefarious crime have
been madeA-l-id. .

K .MSAs DIsPOSEDOF.-O-jtn Calhounl


Fr.,mi tlht Charleston Mercury.
I selig io tilS 'el e t i ;;* .
The religious elig which I pervades
N.rl,:rn'c,,'M ciiuiii,ic- seems at length
tI have obtained a foothold in Char-
leston, and there arc aIt. present four
prayer meetings held daily in' different
portions of our city.
iThe prayer meeting:under the direc-
tion of the Young Men's Christian As-
sociation, at the- Corner of Wentworth
and King-streets was well attended
yesterday morning, and the audience
deeply interested in the services.
The first of a series of prayer meet-
ings at the Circular Church, was held
at five o'clock in the afternoon, and
was largely attended. Nearly all the
Protestant denominations were repre-
sented by their Ministers.
In the evening, Cumberland street
Church was filled by a large and appa-
enttlyideeply interested audience, and
before the close of the services thie al-
tar wvas crowded with mourners. These
meetings at Cumberland, under the
direction of Rev. James Stacy, have
been' in progress for a fortnight, and
have gradually deepened in feeling and
interest.
From the following, it would appear
that the religious excitement in New
York Las suffered no abatement:
SThe Religious interest so general in
the city for. the last few weeks. eonmitin-
ucs0 without -rbantementit. The' rnirm-
ber of persons who arc disposed to
resort to places of prayer at mid-day.
series limited' only by the' extent of
the acciminiiitdaliin .vailalhle. Yester-
day, Burtotn's (lately a Theatre) was
filled to its utmost capacity, and 'hun-
dreds were unable to get .in.side who
'iiade the attempt. At John Street
Churei, the mutaber in attendance was
undiminished, and it is presumed, that
at the numerous placesrecently opened
for prayer in other parts of the city,
the usual numbers were present. Suel,
scenes as are now transpiring are quite
unprecedented here. No doubt the
number of hopeful conversions might
be reckoned by thousands, incluhdig
imn, aiy who have hitherto been regarded
as hopelessly abandoned. The names
of a few. such as have been most noto-
rious in the annals of the "stage" or
*ring," of necessity obtain somr promni-
nence; but as a general thing the-work.
proceeds quietly, and the results will
never be fully divulged before the day
of final account.
This religious movement is charac-
'tesr-ied by features which give it the
impress of a Divine origin, and to as-
cribe it to 'human agency is little
short of blasphemy. Oni many former
occasions, great clerical detonstra-
tions h-ave been made. and all the
exirtimmsput forth which are usually
resorted to for the purpose'of awake-
cing ptiblic attentiurn t-bnt wt'h ,s
little effect as when the false prophets
cried all day long,-BiaaimTliearus'" Now.
none arc niire astonished than the
clergy themselves, when the fire is seen
to descend and consume the sacrifice
, Burton's Theatrein Chambers street.
is open daily between 12 and i o'clock.
for a Union Prayer Meeting Yester-
day it was crowded from top to bottom
and many went away unable to get in.
This immense gathering seems to have
'ntio effect upon the John street and Ful-
tot'rstreet Meetinigs, which :are also
held at the same hour. At the fcirter
place (John street) there isalso prayer
meeting between 3 1-'2 and 4 1-2
o'clock in the afternoon, for the acemnu
modation of those classes of persons
whose business does not permit them to
attend the mid day meeting. .
0*4
JUDGE LYNca's COURT IN INDIANA.
-One of the local papers in that see-
tion of Indinna. where the Regulators
are clearing out the murderers, rob.
bers. and counterfeiters, give the fol-
lowing description of the proceedings
in Judge Lynch's Court :
S"The tribunal before whom the cul-
prit is taken is dreadfully, imposing.
The first room into which he is usher.
ed, hlie is met inouel as hlie would bein
a common hlir-room. where"he is charg-
'ed witshm crime. med of course blusters
and swaggers wills contenmptuous sang
froid. He is (lhen faken into> innother
room.- is double ironed; around the
room, at separate desks, sit 193'or I2
committee men whid deliberate upon
his case and what is to he done with
hint. The clci-ks read the charges
,igainsi him-his whole careerofcrinie,
written as in a beok! One member
gets up and advocates hanging directt.,
right then tnid there. Another gets
up. and says le knows the mats; has
been intimately acquainted with hiin.
and he is not so bad as the record ap-
pears, that his great fault is he has been
led away by unhung rogues; that he
believes their mission is not so much to
take life' as to 'reveal crime, and .re.
commmends that all rash prnteedings be
dispensed with Perhaps all the other
members advise hanging two or three
have' been hmug. and .lee culpritiquakes
in his boots, his knees smite together.
and he thhiks his time is short. His


AkGukdwih a 4- MeMilkAn have re-
ceived consigminentsfor tlhe following
persons since the 7th inst. viz:-,
Dr 0' B Irvine, Dr J J McMahilon,
Harrison. Agnew & Co.. Dr P Todd.
J L Brown R L Nelson & Co.. H W
Dixon. P McCormick. W Holly. JA
Wiggins. 8 Graydon. Dr D A Vogt. J
B Eichelberger. S Quattlcbaum. WV J
Gamble, J M Martin, S St G Rogers,
H T Mann. T R Tanner. R Buruhart,
H H Hodges, W McGahagin. AJ Cas-
sels, B' Strous's. J W Pearsoni. D-'J B
Owens. E Agnew. I Roberts, J .W S
,Crowson. Nelson & Brown, J Cftank-
field, H Fabian. W Sprawls. M Alex-
ander. D Souter. J M Voght. J W' F
Eichelberger. G W Stanley. E Martin.
J J Kirkland. Joel Hall. H B Forbes.
H I Kirkh. J H Chandler N YatesA
GOinm. R E & C C. Seyle. H L Hart.
C Roach. J 8 Brice.J J Tanner. E A
'Turndilseed. W A Jonoss% C C c mhat-
bers, IVW II Garlieton. C S:Bricc. Miss
Moragn-e, L C Gaies, W 31 Whit. N
*J Jordan.'' ,' "
Teasdal S4- ei Shipped on the
Barge No 2. GiAyT, Magtr. whihlefs
j.alatka., on Monday tht.- 29th instant,
,with goods for 4he. following persons,
and to arrive at Silver Spring, ou the
third of Apf.l.
J J Dickinson, E E Vmmse. R Ant-
dersou. J C Fumssell. C B Watkins. J
V Wall.. J H Simonton. -Mrs F M
Piles, W W Fussell, XG Dampier. J
C Massey. 8 M G Garey. W J Keiut.
J Seekiniger, D L .1White. 'G W HBar-
dee L Gregga M Simmons. J M Ta-
lor, D A McDa.ivid. R W Roberts. H
Standland, W D Selle's, Mrs A Rob-
erts. JS Hliiknight. Ah b Eiohelber-
ger. J. P Smith, D H Wilson, Mr
Kelly. J Manteing. 31 8 Pomip, A
Mod & Bro, J E Pots..


DR. JA8. B. BE'AN,
Surgical & Wechi ical
ALL Snugieal operation' of the mouth
performed, 'and an l 4U sof ArtAiul
Appliances made with the nicest skill and
perfection, with the Iatestt Scientifle Im-
provement&, Artificial Teeth, frw Wtre to
an entire sett, mounted on GoldPlae, Gut-
to reeh,. or Dr. Bci] oy opltie
proesm I
ro All operations rIll be mids ati-
factory 4thxv patient, or thefe Mrtum&d.
Offie opposite B. 3. Jobthns tons8re.
qaaopy, Fina, sMar, O1 1886. 44


NOTICE. ..
D L. NELSON is oir autlhnrized gent '
Its ,,r the .tileimcnt oC all delbt'-.Su -a ""
enthlier h y nole or 'l;en.'a nccunt,' .And
his receipt shall be a final discharge
from lie same. All persons indebted t -..
us Iill please call upon him, at the'Coilnt-
ing Roomei Nelson & -Brown, where he
,will at all times be found. --./ .
;BROWN & H AIA .:.
March 25th, 1858. 60tf


Ambrotypes.,.
THe underlined takes th& Mnetl6d'.or
returning his sincere thanks to the cit-
izens of Ocala and vicinity for the very
liberal patronage received from them.
H i> "'


The harvest, proinisedl great abun-
dance in Australia.
There are rumors that Coinuis~ion-
ers to the purchase of Cuba will be ap-
pointed.
Melbourne dates to the 16thl Janu
ary have been received. The markets
continue dull.
Itis reported that the peach .buds
in Northern Ohio are injured beyond
remedy.
The late eclipse was satisfactorily ob-
served by astronomers, at the Cam-
bridge Observatory. '
ST. Lou68, 'March 23.-Four com-
panies left Fort 'Leavenworth for the
Utah Territory on the I 76h, -,
It was officially denied that the: Ot-
toman government had accepted an'in-
demnity for the occupation of. Perim
.by the'British ,- '
.WAsHINGmToN. .^arch 23.-Tn the
Senate to night ainid:a large assem-
blage of the excited; they passed the
Kansas, Bill with amendments, by a
majority of 8
NEW ORLEANS, March 23.-There
have arrived reports here of the iuassia-
cre of two hundred 'and fifty 'inthabit-
ants of Huatan. Honduras, -by the In-
d ian s .. .. :; .. . ..

M AEL.STROM OFF THE COASTOF FL-
ItA. r-The brig' Alma Capt Brown. ar-
rived. at New York .-n :the 20th from
Nas.satt.- New Provideice, reports that
on thl 'I fth inst., when about four mi ifes
fronr tihe Hole in the Wall'the witnd
blowingia three-knot breeze at tile.timee
'she got into'a whirlpool which turneJ
the vessel round in thirty-five seconds
and kept triming her sometimes 'half-
way and back and sometimes: all 'the
way round-for two hours and 'a quar-
ter. The breeze then became stronger.
and shte succeeded in getting out of the
whirlpool willhout receiving any damage
S .ava nu ak" G eo ,' ,t '

THE CAMB.LS.-In looking over ou'
California. files we find that Lieutenant
B'eafe with fourteen (Vaitmels. arrived -,t
l'os Angelos on the 8tht of Jan. TThe
appearance of these uncouth anintal.4
created great excitement among the
people. The aninmials under Lieutenant
Beile have ull groin service.abre, omd
most of them-are well broken' to the
saddle and are very gentle. The San
Francisco Bulletin says:
'"All the camels belong to the one
hunap species, except one, which is. a
cross between the one and the two
hump kinds This .fellow is much
larger and nmor e powerful than either
sire or dam. He is a grisly looking-
lhybrid, a camel mule of colossal pro-
portions, and weighs 2.200 pounds.
Their drivers say they would get fat
where a donkey would starve to death.,
Thle canmielsa ire now on their return to
the Colorado. iiver, for tlhe purpose of
carrying provisions for Lieut. Beale
and the military escort, who, it is con-
jeetured. will penetrate from thence to
as far as possible into the'Mormon
country. Afterwards Lieut Bealewill
return by thenew wagon route that he
has surveyed, to verify it. and so onto
Washingtonm. Heis expected to reach
the capital before the first of Mareh. in
order to f rayI his report before Con-
gress..


TOBACCONIST AND r ClA A tt


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OOALA, FLORIDA, i
WOULD respectflly anmnonc to
Launm of OPiala, and surrtundlage
try. that lie lias Just opend at the
,above meatlahd, a' Oe *8MlBMml
Qlgara of various brands andl g.lH
best qualiel or Chewing andi d SM
Tolmoem,.faufr, Pipes. TobMees'itd
Boxes, Mgic Cigar Casea, Matobh.
vark-ty of other' articles umally kef_
such an estahllhiment. He abc muad
tares Clgffar of the Anest .Obaa Ttm
awd may euer be fbmu on harA to1M
thosM who aiy be pWase4 to glve hlm
pat"nmage. H6 lie ims to deal boetoly
please alL The publ re gomo-I. d
adoxammibhlasosk.' "' ,
Mreh I 18681, ./ ,
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Having engagements elsewhere' he will
clobe business at this place after the 2nd'
April. Persons wishing pictures would do,
well to callas early as possible.
S' : JNO. Mj:OX.
March 23, 185S. 2t49
NOTI.-E.
TiHE undersigned having purchased the
Sentire interest in the business of A.
SMlode & Brother, at Silver Springs,
would respectfully request those who are.-
indebted to, or have claims against the later .
-firm, to come forward anidmake settlement,
to date, fur the purpose of'closing the old
books. LEWIS L-r.VY,
a-rc "''... ,Silver Spring,'Fla.
-March 25th, 1858.. 6Otf

NOTICE. .
TIlHE'clebrated'fIlorsi CHsALES AacHru,
JR., will stand at Ocala as follows:--On -
a Tuesday, tbe 30th inst., on Wendesday.
the 7th of April, on Thursday, the 15th of
April, and oun Fridav, Saturday, Monday.
&e., making the ni,.th day from eaeh pre-
ceding day of his appear noe in Ocala.. ,'
The remainderof the time he'will stand
on-tle Plantation of J. E. Wiliamn seven. '
miles south of. Ocala. '" *
TERaus-Eight dollars for theseason, andt
twelve dollars to insure. .
EULI W1LLIAM.
March 22di 1858. Oti --
-FLORIDA RAILROAD AND ,
STAGE LINE,
From Oa a, V F/emi'.gton, Mica-
wjpy and G ,ainesville.
CR \iIGE OF SCHEDULE.
Fare Reduced.
SPEED INCREASE D! ..--
tROM and after this date, Stas" leave
Ocala every Tuedyx, ciclday avnd
Saturday, at 8 o'clock,' P M.-Arrire -
atStatke next morning fo Breakfast and
Fernandina to Dinner-maki ig a close and
certain connection, (except on Satlurdy,) -
with Boats for Savannah and Charleston. '* I
Time to Fornandinar'22 hours. a
-Pasengers leaving Ocala by Teenmhba,
Stage, connect with Steamer St. Marys
next day.' ; ^ .
Passengers leaving by Tliursday' Sa 81
connect with Steamers Everglhide and Cap-
olina, next day.- .
Passengers leaving P0ala by Saturdav's '".."
,Staige, connect with Steamer St. Jqhns'on' '
Monday. -
Leave Fernandina every Tuesday, Thurs- .
day and Saturday, atO10 o'eloek; A. M., ii 1
Florida Railroatd--arrive at Starke at 240,
P. M., take stage at 3 P. M., anid arrive at -
Ocala next morning at '10 o'clock; thus
making a close and-our word for it, a oer.
tain connection both Ways. '
Through. tickets betweenmrcalaandti er
najidina 89,50, to be had four Agent, R.
J. Harris, Esq, at Ocala, and railroad
gent at Fvrnandina. '
Fare by this route 'to Sa~annah, $14,00. -,
4 ii "S Chareston, ;
,". : 'Fernandina, 9,S0
MASON & DIBBLE, -
Proprietors Fla. Stage line.
Ocala, March 22, 1858. ly49, :
C. C. ROWELL,,
Wutch-Maker and Jeweller,,
WOULD infortn the citizens of this ,ad
W the adjoining couuties,,that he will
all times be found in-'isehop atMiohopy,
where he is prepared for repairing' all kinds
of Watch work and Jewelry. 'aviai
served a regular apprenticeship with iSa af
the best workmen iii, the UnitedStataand
having all necessary tools used in the art,
'h is (termnned to make hisworkirior
to none in the country.-' ... :
Watches'ahd jewelry seuntfrom a'drtanee :
carefully repaired and returned 'a oon a"
possible. All watch-work warranted one
year. Shopoppoite K.E.JolestoedW Be, .
Micanop,. a.. Alar. 10th, 186&; ,48(
FOR SALE.
,-.t A FINE large Horse, and Rlg'way
_= in complete order-eaa be udd.4jik -
Sht(ta or.'ofe. Sold on,.aesoiaut4f.0to
owner having ni. further qns for the -.
For infrivnation apply 'at ths W.to2 ".
N. C. UAMLIM, aix miles q1th Af, ,i -. ,
where the "Horse and Ikawy eaa. .. .1
seen, and terms made-knowa.: -
Mar-h 12th, 1858. 6 &tf :'
S H. H. LINVNILL.''.'
Ifachjnfit & Uviginee,
*AUrAC'bmZKR OF 47
&camu Epwn. Bai.rs, &*Wf
"..Ifs 'etruar andl t "
.SawMilsi, c., .:. ,-"
Machine black-smlthing and J6!1bb!7
lpomptly attend to.
St. Jue. Srset, Wat aoft.Merw t .
SAVANNAH, QA.
. March 4th, l8U. ly41 *


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