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Florida home companion
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Title: Florida home companion
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Language: English
Publisher: C.S. Reynolds
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Creation Date: May 11, 1858
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NO. 6.


Now fare thee well, my own beloved,
Death's stamp is on thy brow,
His hand is plucking from thy cheeks,
The blooming roses now ;
Ahl bitter, bitter is the pang#
Dark fate has left for me,
To know that soon the grave will hide
Thy loving form from me.
Ahl little thought this heart of mine,
In pleasure's golden hours,
That they so soon would fade away,
Like summer's fragile flon ers;
And as I press'dThy vdrvet cheek,
And calmed thy loving fears,
I little thought that 1, so soon,
Should be in grief and tears.
But ah! too soon the spoiler came
And marked thee for hi.s prey,
And where he tou.h'd his withering hand
Soon faded to id-cay;
Thou wert to., fair and beautiful
Within this world too dwell,
And angels now have welcomed thee
Their anthems loud to swdl.
0, when they told this throbbing heart
That thou, nns! had died,
I loathed the cold f.oriiality
Which keptL i me from thy side.
But then I flew on lwIv.'s own wings,
And by thy bediid.e prayed,
And wept to think that they refused
To let nie give thee aid.
Then as I stood convulsed ii, grief,
I wildly o'er thee bent, [pray...,
And prayed and wept, and wept. artl
.Until my breath was ePU1tt;
Then ai I saw tht. robe iin white,
In awe I held my bi eath-
My_ God I my God! I would have dlied
To woo thee back from death.
But fare thee well, my own beloved,
I know that thou art blI.lt,
No earthly woe, ro ,dream qf pain,
Shall haunt thy piea>eful breast.
Thou hast but tl,:d to realms of bliss,
A mansion to prepare,
Where I shall juin thee, .learpct one,
Thy endlle.s joys to l1hare.

How two loon'seholds BeHcnamei
Mrs. Benoni Benson was fat, fair
and forty-four, when her husband, a
soap-boiler in very good circumstan-
ces, was called from his- life task of
contributing to the general purifica-
tion of mankind. Mrs. Benson
took refuge from her grief in a pret-
ty cottage, situated on the principal
street in the town of G-
At first, she was inconsolable, as
she used to say, with a solemn em-
phasis, which carried conviction to
the hearts of her hearers, that no-
thing but the thoughts of her daugh-
ter Florence would have prevented
her from terminating her existence
by the intervention of poison.
-Mrs. Benson -was in no small
measure indebted to her daughter-
since, in less than three months,"
she threw aside her mourning and,
became as lively as ever.
Touching Florence. she had just
reached the mature age of nineteen,
and began to think herself mar-
riageable. She was quite pretty,
and tolerably well accomplished, so
that her wishes in that respect,
were very soon likely to he fulfilled.
..Just over the way lived Squire
Mirkham, the village lawyer, just
verging n upon fifty, with his sot,
Charles, whio..as about half his
age. Being a yufng man of agree-
able exterior, the matter was quite a
favorite: among tip young ladies in
-.. ..the. neighborhoodanl considered,.
S.common -pn rla quite a 'catch.'
S.As yet, however, is atffictions had
: e'.,ftever been seri,dsly entangled, andt
l ,t h.ive remained so, had.it not
'-.beeni T'for the .sudden apparition, one
m': orning,.d Florence Benson riding
-.by 'onn-lh'se-back.
SIt 'i-uck him at once that she
wagrenimarkably graceful, anl real-
Sly 'quite pretty. Thereupon he cul-
tivated her acquaintance with in-
creased assiduity, and after a while

.asked the fatal question.
*Florerte answered in the affirma-
tive ; and instead of referring him
dutifully. tloher mother. hinted (be-
4,a romantic young lady) how
chmimingnit'-would be to steal away
to 'the nexttown, an'd get married
wvitbot anybody being the wiser.

""".'4::,i ,

Charles Markham caught at this
hint, which chimed with his owr
temperament, and he resolved to
adopt it.
In order that it might be carried
out with perfect success, it was re
solved to seem indifferent to each
other, until the day fixed, in order
to ward off any suspicion which
might otherwise be aroused.
So well were all these arrange-
ments carried out, that Mrs. Ben-
son had no suspicion of what was
going on.
Not so with Squire Markham.-
He had obtained a clue to the affair
in some manner, so that he had nwit
only discovered, the fact of the elope-
mont, but even the very day on
which it was to occur.
"Sly dog- that Charles." thought
he to himself, as he sat before the
fire in his dressing-gowi and smo-
king-Oep, leisurely puffing away at
a choice Havana. ;"But I don't won
der at it; lihe only takes after me.-
Still, I owe him something.for keep-
ing it so secretly from me. It
would be a good joke, if I were a
little younger, to cut him out, and
marry her in spite orf him."
Squire Markham, who was one of
those jovial widowers who takes life
as itc',mes, mused more arid more
on this idea, struck out by chance
.as it were, till he really began to
think it worth something.
"After all,'" shouted he, "I am
not so ol.l either- or at least the
ladies say so-and1 they ought to be
go'l jiudies in such matters. .I
have been a bachelor a g oro while
anil ought to have found out before
this how much more comfortable it
woill lbe to have a prttv wife -to
welcome me home, .and s, l0o the hn
ors of my table. a~nd to help me
keep that rascal Charles in order.
Egaid I've half a rinirl-to do it."
Squire Markham took: two more
thbifs.and excliimed-:
"I vow 11l do it !"
VWhat this mysterious IT was, we
will leave the reader to infer from
this very next movement. Ringing
the bell, he inquired of the servant:
"Is Charles at home ?"
"No, sir," was the reply, "he went
out this morning and will be gone
all day."
'"Hump.! That'll do. So much
the better for my purpose," thought
he, when left alone. "Now I shall
have the. ground left to myself.-
Let me see; the rascal intends run-
ning away next Th'ursday e evening '
and to-day is Monday. Nothing
like striking while the iron is hot.
I'll write to hel- in his name, telling
her that I have altered my mind,
an(. will go just at dark to-morrow
night. She won't'suspect anything
until the knot is tied, and then what
a.laugh we shall have !"
SSquire Markham did not consid-
er that it might make a little differ-
ence with the bride expectant. He
considered it a e;ipital joke on his
son, and looked no further. He ac-
cordingly, drew his writing mate-
rials towards hitif'aid indited the
following epistle:
the day fixed for our elopement on
some accounts objectionable, and
would like, with your permission, to
substitute to-morrow .evening If
I hear nothing from you, I shall
infer that you assent to this ar-
rangement. I shall haveacarriage
in readiness under the old oak tree,
at half-past eight o'clock. You can
walk there without atructing sus-
pi.in, and as there will ie no moon,
w' shall be able to carry ..ut our
plans without fear of discovery. I
am happy to say the governor does
not suspect in the least tha)t a
d.'ughter-in-liw is in store fori him.
Won't he be shamedI ?
,Your devoted CHARLEarY.

"Egad !" said Squire Markham.
laughing hartily, "that isn't bad ;
especially about humbugging me.-
Charley entldn't have done it bet-
te-r himself."-
So saying, he sealed it up and
sent it over by a little Irish boy in
his employment, having first marked
"private" in one corner. "Be care-
ful, Mike, to give it to Miss Benson,

that he wass the wrong person, he
helped her into the carriage and
drove off. Their destination was
the house, of the Justice of the
Peace, residing at the distance of
of some eight miles.
During the first part of the jour-
ney nothing was said. .Both par-
ties were desirous of concealing

s and don't let any one else see it,'
n was the parting injunction.
o Mrs. Benson was sitting in her
quiet parlor, casting her eyes ovei
1 a late number of Harper's Maga
- zine. Florence being absent on a
shopping excursion, sle was lefi
* alone. The ringing of the bel
- brought her to the door. With sur
prise, she saw that the person who
Srang the bell,, was Mike, Squire
Markham's boy of all work.
S "Please, ma'am," said he, holding
out the missive, "a letter for Miss
Benson, an' its very particular that
nobody else should see it."
Tne air of mystery conveyed in
this elchracteristic address, aroused
Mrs. Benson's curiosity, especially
when she observed that it, was ad-
dressed to her daughter, and not to
herself as she first supposed. She
returned ti the parlor-not to yead
Harper's Magazine; that had lost
its attractions.
"What in the world can it be,"
she thought, "that they should be
so secret about it? Can Florence
be carrying on a clandestine corres-
pondence ? It may be something
that I ought to know."
Stimulated b.y her feminine curi-
osity,_ Mrs. Benson speedily conclu.
ded that she would be false to the
responsibilities of a parent if she
did not unravel the mystery.
"I think," said she, "I will open
it, and if it shouldn't be anything
partieilar, I can easily re seal it,
and Florence will still be none the
This she accordingly did. What
was her astonishment when the plan
ofelopement was discovered to her!
"Here's pretty doings !" she ex-
claimed, as soon as she could recov-
er breath. ,"So Florence was going.
to run away and get married to that
Charles Markham, without so much
as hinting a word to me."
She leaned her head upon her
hand and began to consider. She
was naturally led to think of her
own marriage with the late Mr. Ben-
son, and the happiness of her wed-
ded life, and she could not help
heaving a sigh at the recollection.
"Am I always to remain thus
solitary ?" she thought. "I've half
a mind not to show this letter to
Florence, but to run away with
Charley to-morrow night on my own
account. It's odd if I can't per-
:suade him that the mother is as
good as the daughter," and she
glanced complacently at the still at-
tractive face and form reflected from
the mirror.
Just then she heard the door
open, and Florence. entered. She
quickly crumpled up the letter and
thrust it into her pocket.
Florence and Charles did not
meet during the succeeding day;
chiefly -in pursuance of the plan
they had agreed to, in order to avoid
Squire Markham acted in an ex-
ceedingly strange manner, to his
son's thinking. Occasionally he
would burst into a hearty laugh,
which he would endeavor- to repress
and pace up and down the room, as
if to walk off some of his supera-
bundant hilarity.
"What's in theind ?" thought
Charles to himself. "It can't be
that the governor's getting crazy !"
Something was the matter beyond
a doubt. But what it really was,
he had not the faintest conjecture,
At the hour specified, the Squire
had his carriage drawn up at the
appointed rendezvous. He began
to peer anxiously in the dark for
Florence At length a female form,
well muffled up, made its appear-
ance. Thanking her in a very lowv
whisper, lest it might be suspected

said you would?"' I asked.
"Oh,'she replied, with an air of
naivettte I did not often see, "I
didn't care much if he did kith me,
and tho I let him."
Here the whole school, which had
been listening attentively, broke
out in an uproarious laugh, while
our little hero and heroine blushed

" their identity. At length, Squir
Markham, considering that-after a'
r ,he could not marry the lady with
,r out her consent, and that the dis
. cover must be made before th
a marriage, decided to reveal himself:
It and then urge his own suit as wel
1 as he might.
My dear Miss Florence," he con
0 tinued in his reatural voice.
"Why !" shrieked' the lady, "
thought it was Charles!"
"And I," said Squire Markhaxm
s recognizing Mrs. Benson's voice
with astonishment. "thought it wa
Florence !"
"Was it you, sir, wha was arrang
Sing to elope with my daughter ?"
"No, but I conclude it was you
. ma'am, who was meaning to elope
with my son."
e '"indeed Squire Markham, yoi
are wrong; the affair coming inci
dentally to mny knowledge, I conclu
ded to take her place secretly in or
der to frustrate her plans."
"Egad! the very idea I had my
self," said the Squire, laughing
"but the fact is, we've both of us
been confoundedly sold, and the mis
chief of it is. I left a letter for
Charles, letting him know it; so
undoubtedly ie wilftake the oppor
tunity to run' off with Florence du
ring our absence, and plume him
self, the rascal, on the way in which
I was taken in."
"I confess that I left a note ,for
Florence, to the same purport.-
How she will laugh at me what an
"I'll tell you what," said Squir
Markhamn,- after a moment's pause
"we can\carry out our plans aftei
all. WV peaeh came out with the in
tentiouin a getting married. Why
not marry each other, and then, yoi,
know, we cahn-make.thenmbelieve w'e
had it in view all a,-n1g, and only
intended to frightennthem?"
Mrs. Benson assented with a lit
tle, urging, and, in the course of an
hour, the twain were made one.-
They immediately Aturned, but
found, as they anticipated, that Flor-
ence and Charles, on discovering
their departure, had themselves put
off in a different direction, with a
similar intent.
They made their appearance the
next morning, prepared to laugh
heartily at the frustrated plans of
their parents, but learned with no
little astonishment that they had
struck up a bargain for themselves
Squire Markham and his new wife
had the address to convince them thai
it was all a premeditated plan; and
to this day, the younger pair are
ignorant of the plot and counter-
plot which led to this double union
of the two households.
A school teacher relates the fol-
lowing incident: One day I saw a
lad with his arms around a little
witch of a girl, endeavoring to kiss
"Tommy, what are you doing
there?" -lasked.
"Nothing, sir."
"Yes," said the bright-eyed little
witch ; "he wath trying' to kith me,
that he wath their "
"Why, ILcy, what prompted him
-to act so ungentlemanly right here
in school? I asked.
"Oh, he hitched up here, and he
wanted me to kith him, and I told
him that I wouldn't kith such a
thumpthy boy ath he ith; then he
thed he'd kith me, and I told him
that he darthn't but he thed he
would do it, and I told him I would
tell the inather, if he did, but he
thed he didn't care'a thum for the
mather, and he tried to kith me
hard ; and the little thing sighed.
"Why didnh' you tell me as you

imaginations, silly talk and twaddle
about young men, yearnings after
sympathetic hearts, the dandling of
precious little thoughts about beaux
on the knees of fancy. and all that
sort of nonsense, sho'd be discarded
--kicked out of the sacred precincts
of the mind-as if they were so
many fool reptiles. Get out of this

e Thei Silly Dispeansation.
ll. Every young woman who has ar
I- rived at twenty years of age has
s- passed through three dispensations
e -the chaotic, the transitional and
f, the crystalline. 'The chaotic usual
1 ly terminates yith the adoption ol
the long skirt. Then commences
- the process ofcrystalization. This
process may go on feebly for years,
I or it may proceed so rapidly thattwc
years will complete it. In some
, women, it is never completed, incon-
e sequence of a lack of inherent vital
s force, or a criminal disregard of the
requisite conditions. This transit.
- ional dispensation, which, for con-
venience of characterization, I will
; call the silly dispensation, is so full
e ofdangers that it calls for a separate
letter, and this I propose to .write
u now .
- The silly dispensation or stage ol
-. a young woman's life is marked by
- curious symptoms, some of them in-
dicative of disease. As the cutting
- of the natural teeth is usually ac-
; companies by various disorders, so
s the cutting of the spiritual teeth in
- women is very apt tu exhibit its re-
r sults in abnormal manifestations.
o They sometimes eat slate pencils and
- chalk, and some have been known
- to take kindly to broken bits of
- plastering. Others take a literary
turn, and not contentwith anynum-
ber of epistles to female acquaint-
r ances, send in contributions to the
- press, which the friendly and appre-
ciative editor kindly and carefully
returns, or as kindly and carefully
e loses, or fails to receive. Others
still take to shopping and dawdling
r with clerks who havedawningbeards,
. red cheeks and frock coatswit'out-
& se, pockets from which protrude
l white handkerchief-tips. Still others
e yoke themselves in pairs, d(1awn to-
y gehcr by sympathetic attraction;
and by community of mental exer-
- cise on the subject of beaux. You
shall see them walking through the
- streets, locked arm in arm, plunging
t into the most charming confidences,
- or if you happen to sleep in the
r house with them, you shall hear
t them talking in their chamber until
I at midnight, the monotonous hum-of
their voices has soothed you into
sleep; and the same voices, with the
same unbrokeph bum, shall greet
f your ears in the morning. Others
take to solitude and long curls.
i They' walk with their eyes down,
- murmuring to themselves, with the
impression that everybody is look-
t ing at them.
I If a young woman be safely car-
ried through this dispensation, the
great step of life will have been
i gained. This is the era of hasty
marriages, deathless attachments,
which last until they are superse-
ded, and deliberately formed deter-
minations to live a maiden life, which
endure until the reception of an offer
of marriage. If during this period,
a young woman be at home, engag-
ed more or less in the duties of the
household, or, if she be engaged in
studywith the healthful restraints
and stimulus of general society
about her it is very well for her. If
she finds herself possessed with un-
accountable proclivities to a mineral
diet, or a foggy out reaching for
some thing or other that manifests
itself in profound confidence with
one similarly afflicted, or any one of
a hundred absorbing sentimental-
isms. let her remember that she is
mentally and morally sick, and that
for her own comfort and peace she
should seek at once for a remedy.
Her only safety is in seeking direct
contact with a healthier and more ad-
vanced life, and by securing health-
ful wpeupation for all her powers, in-
tellectual and physical. Dreams,

roads-Sargent's School Monthly.
"I believe," said a very tall repre- 1
sentative from a country town, "that
I am one of the tallest members in
the House." "Yes," added a fellow
representative, "and one of the slim. a
mest. also." o

feverish and unhealthy frame just as
- soon as, possible, and walk forth in-
s to a more natural, dignified and wo-
s manly life.
On Ridicntlign w hat we do
Snot Underslai d.
Do not ridicule a thing because
3 you do not happen to understand it.
Your own ignorance maybe the only
' ridiculous thing,-all the while. 'Sir
Isaac Newton, the great philosoph-
ital discoverer, once had for his next
door neighbor, a widow lady, who,
having repeatedly seen him blowing
bubbles, supposed that he nustbea
lunatic; and she was in the habit of
speakingof him as "the poor crazy'
1 gentlemann"
1 "What makes you think he is cra-
zy ?" asked a female friend. "'Be-
cause," said.the lady, '"he diverts
himself in the oddest way imagina-
f ble. Every morn when the sun
shines so brightly that were oblig-,
ed to draw the window-blinds, he
takes his seat in front. of a tub of
soap-suds, and occupies'himself for
hours blowing soap-bubbles through
a common clay pipe, and intently
watches them floatingabout tillihey
burst. He is doubtless now at his
Sfavoriteamusement." Se added, "do-
come and look at hinim'
The friend accompanied her up
stairs, when. after looking through
the window into the adjoining yard,
she turned and said "My dear
madam, the person whomn you sup-
pose to be a poor lunatic, is no other
than th great Sii saac Newton,
study the refraction 6f light up-
on thi ates, a phenomenon which
is ly exhibited upon the
Comment soap-bubble."
rbved to be ridiculous,
the B nt lady or the wise phil-
osopher ? .
W- hei Franklin'made his .experi-.
ment with the kite to prove the iden-
tity of lightning with electricity,
there were ignorant boys and men
ready to ridicule him for the attempt.
To avoid annovances from all such,
Franklin took no one with him buti
his son, and went into a secluded
field, where he successfully carried
out the experiment which gave a
new fact to science, and made his
name immortal.
When Fulton was building his
first steamboat he was domed toen-
counter the ridicule of ignorant pre-
tenders, and to hear his boat nick-'
named "Fulton's Folly."' Some of
these opponents lived' to see this
"folly" produce a revolution in com-
merce, and do more to people the
banks of the great rivers and lakes
of the United States than any other
single enterprise of the age.
Not long since tWlere lived "in the
west of England a distinguished
judge who was also an enthusiastic
geologist, and who was in the habit
of chipping out specimens of miner-
als with a hammer which he carried
in his walks. An honest farmer,
who had seen.him only on thebench
in his capacity of Judge, one day
found him seated by the roadside
on a heap of stones, which he was
busily breaking in search of fossils.
Now, in England the employment
usually allotted to paupers is thatof
breaking stones -for the repair of
roads. When the farmer saw the
judge at work with his hammer, he
threw up his hands gazed at.him a
moment, shook his head sorrowful-
ly, as if meditating on the mutabili-
ty of human affairs, and then ex-
claimed in mingled tones of pity and
surprise. ,"Wlat, sir, are you come
to this already ?" The farmer con-
cluded that the poor judge had come
to the workhouse, and that he was I
doing pauper's work over thestones.
It seemed ridiculous to him that any
one should hammer stones for' any
other purpose than that ofmending

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I _

OUR DAUGHTERS.-The. great-
est danger to our daughters in the
present time, is the neglect of do-
mestic education. Not only to them-
selves, but to husbands, families,
and the community at large, does
the evil extend. By far the great-
est amount of happiness in civilized
life is found in the domestic culture
and habits of the wife and mother.
Let our daughters be intellectually
educated as highly as possible ; let
their moral 'and social nature re-
ceive the highest graces, of vigor
and refinement; hut-E alIng with
these, let the domestic virtues find
a prominent place.
We cannot say much about ,ur
daughters being wives and mothers,
but ouglit to think much of it, and
give the'thought prominence in' all
our plans for their education. Good -
wives they cannot be, at least for
men of intelligence, without mental.-
culture; good mothers they certain-
ly cannot be without it; arid more
than this, -they cannot be such wives
'as -men need, unless' they are good
housekeepers-withaut a thorough
and practical training to that end.
Our-daughters should be practically
taught to bake, wash, sweep, cook,
set table, and do everything apper-
taining to tlhat order, neatness,
economyand happiness of the house-
hold. All thi( they can. learn as
well as not. ft need not interfere
in the least with 'their- intellectual
education. nodrwith theltighest style
of refinement On' the contrary, it
shall greatly contribute thereto. 'On-
ly let that time which is worse than
wasted in idleness, sauntering. g`s-
sip, frivblous. reading andthqva-
rious modeiin female dissipations to
kill time and health, be devoted to
domestic dutieswad ed ucatini, a
our daughters tould soonbeall that
the highest interest ofsociety may ..
demand. A-benign eleviting-influ-
ence would go forth through all the
families of the land. Health and
happiness would now sparkle in
many a lustreless eye, the bloom
would return to beautify many a
faded cheek, and doctors' bills would
give way to bills-f wholesome fare.
--t Louis Advertiser. *
The most perfect, beautiful, win-
ning and attractive of God's handi-
work, is little girl, innocent as 6
lamb, sweet as the breath ofasmA-
mer's morning,-beautiful as a Hour
and pure as the white-robed immor-
tals, her. little hrartat all limes full
of tenderness and love for all around
her-what a pity it, is tbat she will
grow to womanhood,' wear hoope -
ond, perhaps, become a flirt and a
"man-killer." What a pity!
Rabbi Eliezer said: "Turn to God
one day before your death." His"
disciples, said, "How is a man to
know the day of his-death." He an-
swered them, Therefore should youi
turn to God to-diy.T Perhaps yo
may die to-morrow; thus every day
would be employed in turning to
An Irishman being asked, on a,
late trial, fiur the certi6ficate of his.
marriage, bared his head, and ecx- "
hibited a huge scar, which looked a. s
though it might have b.enr.made *
with a fire-shovel. The evidence -
was satisfactory. ,. .
When you hear a.young lady
declare that she hates all men-in-
fer that some particular uone has "
touched her fancy "
Alatereligious paper stigmatizes
the authors of yellow covered novels
as literary scorpions, who sting vir.
ue to death with their tales. .
An IrishI gentleman lately fought
i duel with his intiinate friend, be- "

cause he asserted that he was born
without a shirt on his back.
Why is a loafer in a printing offloe
ike a shade tree 7 Because we are
glad when it "leaves."
A young man without money
among the ladies, is like the mooon
on a cloudy night--h can't shin@.


ff'- ntl}t (t 'n he reniain'ler of the water, anl The public gent-
strain throu rh a cloth; when col.. of the conimunit,
In voting a porti.uii of nur i:nper t,. thI add_ tle quarter ofthe white If an sipeettfully invited
inrportant purpose ol'.]ifftiinli i l rf.:,,r. e ntl and small tea spoon full ..1fthe _
fol ._1. LAl T ESTI Fla
nation amona Farii..r._..'w, rml;e,-tful n-k essence r,f lel lon let the whole
their co-operation in the n.oniplidinu.et 4.f stand F,,ulr l:tivs. ani bottle ; this .RA /-AL L
our difficult task. Any iloi niatioi. r..ln- will keep nmary mo nths. This I uan- .T-E:L.
tive to the culture. of 0 ti various crop wili tity will intke one,, hun,1,red bottles. H.%,\ .IX, M-,y
bptI r,.L ". -,.. ....... ..-- --- Eiiropa, ('apt Jot
mi ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ t thk p- -^fki I lI-T i tli~olitl iI
Fromn the Bainlbri,].e Are.u.. 4th lilt
Plautatiou and Farmn Opera- F 'lLURIDl M tO PANION G L-A. INT]
lions for RTay,. .... .. ..- -- --.---. nations in Europe
The time and season have now TUE*DAI. %i .. the Satr
elitia was in ast:
fully arrived again, w hen the corn -. -- -.- .. cia in tI
and cotton fields are making Ihn C -Mr V' -. II l. ..Ci.-i.Ii. a n.h v ;i. A h e inti
calls fir both plows and hoes. N th i l .t i -.'t i. .. .. tFl,' al wa. expected
"st C.. N 0.0I tie ,,rr,.,." d.II T, ill .....,. Iv- ,. Tie Stiviani Mi
time is now to e lst, a t e reat r.., ri l. ...,,. u. r,.. i.''.r The a,.,l| i;tt:d.
conflict and night struggle bet wveen tli- i... E.ii'hein.l. ,f alleg
the crop and thle celebrated General a tt,,,ilpt on Ilit- lii
Green has fairly set in. The adil- For Register of Public Lands.' cite- great senate
danced guard andi outposts af each 4" i.nv i',-,.1- .,% WM. s. IorI.[:II_' .i,:,u'n:,l were at
S party are now driven back to tihe Vo.it-1 ,i -t h;. i- II I'.r ii,,ni.iti,,n.,*t sp. (eli ot Beriiar
main armv, and has annitiicee thie tlI- r.-i ii. i..i,,.rl i..n i l. .r i ,e f .. f .. believed that the
S news that an erin'aentteit liab faiirl '' R.f -.i-r f Piil.l;,. L:,i.I.. H- !,i i.- twice the matter.
began. A -reat battle is to lie n,-l-.. -I ',.::,;,..i.- '.,tl e i ., a- l ti.i er,'at the latest a
fought ; a brilliant victory av aits, ....i.l, ...... .f t. il.li... Experiments h
S and soon will perch upor, the banner =-- .. .--- gland with the A
of one or the other ofthese two hel. Daily prayr.-metiings areow ble. They were
ligerent powers. The coinininz.' being held at the Baptist. ii.iurch, in T he Leviathan
f, autumn-. She will
officers, subalterns, &.c., in the t'riii tihp.lace. Five o'cl,:-k in the veIn- to America, and
ot'overseres, riversr, &:c.. slioull lose iI, is thle time of nieling, the India trade.
no time in niusteririi tlicir artillery I,\ ,.- Advices from
;: (plows,) Xitl, thile militia and,1 smiall `W'--t We are itf',,rmd that the Governor Genera
arms (hoes.) and see that all thq 'eri:idijiia aid (eCdir K-t's Raiilr-,a. the inhabitants i
artis are burnishedil f r tie battle. .'is n,.,w "radi..d to within elev,:n mils mands oF the
rLONrING CoRN THE FIRSTTIMi :, the 'We-ter, terreninus. and the Con- Gen. Campbell/h,
-For fear there has been sirne .. .lie till] now.: Nena Sah
cheating in thlie plow hands, al thlie Str tas tat h,'l al 0 tormed, but he
land not broken sufficierntly lse i cnllte tie grading through to the I,1lli-_,nee fr
and deep, the first ploa iig of the Key l.v thle first of S."pteniber next.-- they Ete, .-rr hac
corn should be done bLv truninci a Thle iron now iily is wanting to enable ring that he had
Ion narwTto Yoh, to-settlei
long narrow pl:w as close to the the l'o.rup-nyiv t conipl.te their R117 to e, to sowet
corn as possible. By this means e ns d ,unce Ie rh l .,of tlii part of tile COiMERCAL
all such port ions of the land ,liicli State have come to a better under- Ero TCoT;
were left raw, at-., now well-l.broke on R .. r, t adaned -8d.a
and pulverized. The lioes sh ualld non Railroa trs t prs- advanced t-8id.al.
..t, r- r rbtaiiing the desired supply scriptions3-8d oi
now follow in turn, hlln out the corn o -
.. .. -- tr- ... i p h p l ,,ln" Jne sales of the
and level the ground smooth around Ire brighte ,_ing The sales of the
_--w bales, of which sp
the hill, anrd destr_.y whatever grass\\ 1 R1ailroaid Cotlvention, and ad.sporters9.(
S .and weedls have been left by lShe t pr-ruued a reinail -s 500 bales of al
plows. to It Ra1 a" trade.
.-.LO-IN. AND CHOPPING OT- -r t e lat Rail- rad
ToN.-The cotton now being all up, Conventitn in our last number. This Kansas
with a mood start of p lants from week. w,, e-p, the remarks of the cdi- WASHINGTON,
one end of the row to the other, run tor of the Flo, ila i,i,,. on that sub- sasBilL as sent
,. i,. .. on/Uonterence, h
-one wing ofa goil sweep ,plow as jeet, a, expreisirng our view,. "rh:ips on Conference, h
meat ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ L Ofl drC s ,,,,ir r u. .- [ o congress.
. ea the drill as possible, ot to ore perf-ctl than we could have In the Senate
'cover i tt)o much if the rowvs are We beiev-, with the editr of 22. In the Hoi
laid off three feet apart. the right dite .. ine with ...
- ~ ~ ~ ~ 7 Ill, ,, = ," t 'cs that t-oo muchV harping ,nn to 103o, tusu pass
-distance in poor lanr,d,) then two fur- te that to .u.l .arn ma or ty. p
rows to the row will leave tt swept the subject will be au injury to the en- On the passage
-out clean anT well-pulverized.. Tie terprize. some applause a
hoes now follow the ll.ws in rapi1 The remarks ofGov BR Nmc, at the which was prom1
speed, and ch,-p thle drill, so as to opening of the Conventio worth The winding
-leav'e a bunch iof plants somiie ten or more than a hundred (I lars most animated 1i
more-inches apart, clea-niug out e to the work. annd if wete -Ati tmes, from
to toheor wokper i N'i
grass, weedls and bushes, wlicther as to -uee.,et i g,.ttmn eed some more per
in the drill or alley. If the c.ttii R. bult*- as at res re, expected, but
has been planted and covered] p ,01p- R,,ad built as at jpres, a person and feel
--- erly and the sel sown neither too large -hare of lthe credit will be du kept-to words.
thick or thin from one to five pl'hnts that distingutishied gentl6euin f-or f-is WAf1tina',
S will remain in each chop '.r hill, so able instructi:ions. His convicing ar- dent to-day, gay
to remain, till the next workinL gumnerit. so forcibly and el,,iu which should succeed to the next delivered. seemnied to comrpleti-ly break Houses of Cong
process as soon as possible, when it down nimany obstacles whiih hadi long WASHINGTON,
should be put to a stanl with only prevented'au entire union of sentiment pondent from-P
one stalk to the chop ori hill. u ondt fm
PEAS- PLANTINGI; AMON. ORN. and action, in relatiou to our general ton States, says
PEAS LA NTINO A NON(..UN C r .-ae (formerly one ol
-Whoever wishes to make a i'ood iiterlsts. We believe the general de- (formerly one
crop of Peas among Corn, must re- sire niw is. to unite and puzh tLe work of success f6r c
member this is the month (May-) to forward as fast as possible. coast with En
plant them. There is no part ot the either the Nica
crop on the plantation more certain The Revival. Other advises s
to do well or pay the planter belter Daily meetings are now held in the by English eapil
for his labor than the pea crop principal towns and cities of the Uni- a considerable
Planted at the second plowing over ted States, and a general revival of provisions, and
the corn in I May, provilel the land rel.n seis to 'follow wherever the town.
is well-cultivated ; for tie last work- c. ens hv b be THE LONG
aprpointed means -have been observed. TLN
Sing the corn ge:s (laying by) the LAST-It affo
-k. corn is left clean and the peas hay- Miniters have descended from the announce to the
'1ing a gtod start, will outgrow both pulpit, and trusting alone in the Holy --the "F. Taft
gross ard weeds, and, arc certain to Spirit fo)r wisdom and- guidafice, have Shaw"'-ladeni
*:yield an abundant crop. As a re- united their voices, as well as hearts, trial RailroadI
Storer or ameliator to keep up land in earnest prayer to. Him who alone'is now dischari
much worn; it is folly, it is muriler able to revive and'carry on th-ework of Three other vei
not to plant every hill throughout Red-eming love. In the.great cities,' of the same so

PoTAToE C' moP.-This is a part and little country towns, and even on- wending their
FOTAOE iOP.lhisis apar **. i r ly expected.
,ofthe.cropof every.Julicious planter, the ocean wave, the same longings for wards of one
-and one which should receive from holiness seem to be felt, and the same will be ready
him his best attention. This is the means have been resorted to obtain work of track-'
Tmonth toplantout the sets or draws. the desired ble-sitg Human instru- minced and vi
Have the land well-manured select mentaity has nowhere been relied up- We learn that
a wet day, make up the beds with fotbutarlhaveawoked to Godforte ac- ort ea i
good turning rplows ; make holes or e k t G as it shall ben
f witl sharp pointed stick, eomnplp_ ,ment of His own work, be- Our friend ]
(lut'~t~5.. Ourrien
andl press the dirt well around the lievig ihat He: willperform all His ly as patriotic
roots. Should tlie weather become promiseS in answer'to prayer. to burn a little
hot and dry, fi)r a few evenings wa- In Millleard'WestFloridathegreat of the first ves
ter the plants. Every experience'1 work has been in. progress for several no oer wharf t
planter knows the. great value of an weeks. Hardly a paper is received with the "Bal
abundant potatoes crop. No chilla
white or back, evebr sarabs hungry which does not contain "some account Fourth of Jt
"long, Whet'e potatoes are in ubunid- of a fresb..worJk of Grace. Many such Republican.

antie and in addition to this they accounts have already been published THE HORSi

rally, and i theyouths
v especially are re-
to attend.

. oP T. E

4.-The steamship
in Leitch, has arrived
Livorpool dates to the

ant politics were in-
ia is concentrating
dintan frontier, ;Pla-
ate ofsiege.
ec .Ministry of Portu-

[inistry had resigned.
of Dr. Bernard, in
ed c-,inpli-.itv in the
'e of Napoleon had ex-
ion in France. The
f"i-.id to puli-h the
d's Counsel, and it-was
Emperor would no-
The sensation, howev-
dvices, was subsiding.
ad been made in En-
.tlantic telegraph ca-
Swill be completed by
1 make only four trips
will then be put intc

India state that the
l.1 was calling upor
to submit to the de
British Government
ad returned to Luck
ib's retreat had beer
escaped.- -
om'China states that
1 issued an edictdecla
appointed a successor
the dispute with thi

MARKET.-Cotton ham
1-2d. per lb on fair de
n the lower, qualities
week reached 88.001
peculators took 14,00(
000 bales, leaving 64,
1 descriptions to th

Bill Passed.
April 30.-The Kan
Sin by the Committe
as passed both House

e, the vote was 31 t
ise, the vote stood 11,
sing it in each, by nin

fe of the bill there wa
and some hissing, all o
ptly checked
up discussion was of
kind in both Houses.-
the warmth of deljat
sonal rencontres w*e
by great commantti
ings, all the fight w.

May 4--The Pres
'ehis signature to tl
which lately passed bot
April 29.-A corre
Panama to the Washin
that Colonel Kinne
of Walker's men ) hr
ig with every prbspe
olonizing the Mosqui
english Mormons, und
ragua or Mosquito fla
say Kinney is assist<
talists, who were raisin
amount of money at
had sailed for Gre

rds us gratification
Public that two vessel
X" and the 'Charlot
with Iron for the Ce
have arrived, and a
ag, at the Companr
e the Judson -House.-
ssels, laden with :'m
rt" of" freight, arc m
way hither, and are d
When 'they arrive, r
thousand tons of r:
for the'road, and t
laying will soon be co
gorously prosecuted.
all the iron necessa
ill be forthcoming asfi
Biggs, and other equ
citizens, thought it bi
powder on the arri'
ssel laden with iron-
the "F. Taft" made f
han they blazed ai
iy waker,' in good
uly style.-Jacksonv

n THIEVEs.-It affo'
action, to report the a
Miller, after an abset
with the horses lat

In 'Marionl Circuit ('onirl.
SpniNG Tern V15S
The Grand Jury, sworn. closed. and
si-lected to serve at. this Terin of the
Court, be.? leave to ,inbmit the f.Ilow-.
ing GTneral Preseutmeits and re-
marks : ,
We feel very tlihakful to Divine
Providein:re, fo.tlhe blei-ssings of health
and the al)binffhnt r.rops which our hus-
bandteii are minkiinr,, and particularly
for the great moral influence which per-
vadas our large and, populous county,
there being but few infractions of the
law, for our action, at this term of the
Court, ,-
We-have, by committees examined
into the condition of,,tho O()ffirr.s of our
county. and find them kept in a neat
and respectable mainer. We notice
some deficiencies in the arrangements
of, the Clerk's Office, which we recom-
mend should be remedied, towit:-
The Clerk is not provided with proper
desks and, tables, for the convenience
of writing, and keeping his papers in
such a manner as they should be. We
also recommend, for the convenience
of examining his records, &c., that a
Double index be made, and that a suit-
able compensation be appropriated for
- that purpose. .
S We also recommend that the Sher-
iff's office be furnished with a good.
substantial iron Safe.
S We have ilso examined, by commit-
Stee, the Pub ic Buildings, and find that
they are not in as, good condition as
they ought ;o be. We recommend that
thorough repairs be made to the Court
SHouse, andthat some repairs be made
to the Jail House, to insure the safe
Keeping and comfort of prisoners.
-We also called upon the County
r Treasurer and .County.Commissioners
e for an exhibit of the stal.e of the finan
ces ; but they report that no final set
tlenient between them has been made
for'several years, and. we were, there
s fore, unable to: make a ti'eport. -
We also present the bad -ondition 6
0 many of our roads, but more particu
0 larly the road through the Swamp be
tween Silver Springs and the Ocklawa
ha Bridge, as it requires more work ti
e make it a good road than the hands ot
-said road ar'e by law required, to..do.-
We recommend- that an appropriation
Sbe made, by the Counmty, for that put
e pose, and properly applied, by contract
s for making a good road through th
o We also recommend our next Legis
2 lature to so amend our estray laws a
e to make them of service to the citizen
of this State.
is We think that amendments to ou
)f Judiciary ought to be made, especially
in the mode of drawing and empane
a ing Grand Jurors.
_ We think our election la' s ought t
e, be so amended as to require. one of th
-e Inspectors from each Preenct to mee
of at the Court House, and consolidate
as and canvass the polls of each election
,. We think our Common School fun
should be s- 'appropriated- that eac
i- child return should receive an equal
he proportion, as contemplated by th
th Legislature in the passage of the Ac
Through the ufirbanity and politeness
of the Principal of the East Florid
"- State Seminary, located at this plac
" we visited the Seminary buildings, an
Found a largt and flourishing Schoc
dt which we believe speaks very high
e in favor of the assiduous and indefat
er gable Principal. We further notii
er that there are many improvement
g. within and about the buildings, nece
e sary to be made for the comfort an
gnd convenience of both Teachers and P
Y pils.
S We tender our thanks and kind r
.gards to his Honor, Judge KING, f
AT the very able and dignified manner
to which he presides over our Court, an
dls particularly his bearing towards ti
te body.
n- We also give our State Solicitor ot
tre thanks for his kind attentions to tl
y's body, during the present term.
- We further request that our Peset
re ments be published-in the Florie
ow HIome Compac.on. -
at- R. W. MARSTON,
up- Foreman.
er heavy fiost fell in this section
m- Tuesday night last. On Wedncsd
morning considerable ice was seen, a
'ry the ground in some places was froz
to the depth of a quarter of an im

Nearly all the fruit has been destroyed
a and gardens are in a miserable con
et tion. The wheat has certainly be
a injured, to what extent we know n
ast Young corn looks as if it had the "y
low fever." The weather is clear a
ay cool Cassville Standard; ,29th lt,

-Intelligence from various quart
rd report great destruction of the cott
raf and serious injury to the corn crops i
ace ring the cold snap. Our Tennesi
,i, and Carolina exchanges speak of t

oe ing and good fires to be quite necesi
o ry to one's comfort. We have hadn
'c"' frost, however, and the injury to t
r a cotton, we trust, will be but sligl
and Thus far our planters lave the m
st, .encouraging prospect of aq abunda
S harvest.-Bainbridge Argiws.

om We see that a missionary is want
his for the Central Africa Mission und
of a the patronage of the Foreign Missi
aba Board. Richmond, Virginia, and to
iere sustained by the Western Baptist A
the sociation, Georgia.
hat The new Azof green of the Pa
d to spring fashions, it is stated, is dy
i a with such poisonous materials ti
en- seamstresses who prick their fing
while sewing it lose the use of th
N hands, and ladies have been taken vi
a- lontly ill from wearing shawls of t
ata, color.
Iton ---
g of Ata recent protracted meeting
dan- Glenville, Alabama, Rev. John CrO
minu- ell officiatCng, nearly one hundred so
ce." wore converted.

Tllie Rfailroaid Coavecnlion.
We tnkte ,le-isire in laying bc-Fore
our readers ton-lay the proceedings of
'the Ralr,:idl (.,iiiveitinn, which was
held last week at Ocala We learn
from gentlemen who were present, that
all sections interested were represent-
ed, and that the proceeding of the
Convention wei e chiiracterize'l by great
harmony as well a1 eitliu,-inaiin altho'
the contrary was expected before the
Convention met. We have always
thought that the whole system of In-
ternal Iniprovi-nients adopted lYv oui-r
general .\is'nUiv w.,s the most "bvrc-
fiaeent and well as practi:cabl.le one that
could have been devised, an,'1 wfe anr
sure that when all the parties interrst-
ed in earrvi-ii, out tli:tt 6t..iii ti'.ll'
understand each othI.r, tl'r'-> :,i, be no
diversities of opinion or clashing of
interests. .In fact, the system is one
grand harmonious whole, and the com-
pletion of every part of it is necessary
to the balance, and therefore, each pairt.
of the system is interested in the suc-
cess of the other, and should sustain
them in all legitimate efforts for its
Not the least important part of the
system is the road which is to 'pass
through Marion, Sumter, Hernando
and Hillsboro' counties to Tampa, the
building of which we regard as now
being rendered almost certain, for the
initiation taken at Ocala is in the right
t direction, and if persevered in will un-
doubtedly end in success.- In their ef-
Sforts we, wish them God speed, and
t', tender them the use of .our columns in
Sany way in which they can be beneficial
Sto them.
Ex-Governor Broome being oppor-
tunely present, was called upon, and
delivered his views upon'the practica-
Sbility of the work, and we understand
fully approves of the plan of operations
e adopted. Being from a distant part of
- the State, he may( be presumed to have
been entirely unbiased in hisjudgment,
f and being fully conversant with the
Theory of our Railroad system, and
. with the facts thus far relating to the
same. he was enabled to speak by au-
o thority as it were. and his happy effort
n has illustrated the fact, that a patriot
may render great service to his coun-
n try,althb,.iiugh not in high official posi-
r tion We understand his address to
t, the convention had the happiest effect,
e and whether intended so or not, it has
re-placed him before the people of our
SState as one of the most useful and
s practical of our public men.
s In a future number we propose tc
discuss the practibility of building this
r read to Tampa, and in the manner pro
y posed by the Convention, but cannot
Snow conclude without expressing oui
conviction that the entire harmony, now
,o restored between the different Railroac
le interests of our State will have the
et happiest effect upon the work in ',pro
t gress and in contemplation, as well as
D. upon the credit of the companies hay
d. ing the work in charge. It cannot bi
3h denied that the bielkerings which hayvi
al heretofore characterized our efforts a
ie Railroad building, has materially, an(
t. perhaps deservedly, damaged our credit
s abroad. Let us be careful ;n future ti
La avoid a recurrence of similar disagree
e, ments, which must again be -fllowed
id by discredit and disaster.-Floridt
el. rews, 5th inst. -
t Our friend, H B. Austin. Esq., of thi
ts. city, by way of experiment, last win
Steer plucked several Oranges when ful
d ly ripe, and laid them away in loos
n cotton. After being kept in this wa
about four months, they were take
re- out. and all found to be in fine preset
o ovation. One, which was presented t
'us. was as sound as when first take
in from the tree. and -'opened" quite juic
is and sweet. We do not see why Orani
i es. Grapes, and other fruits might nc
be kpt inthis way for a long period -
]is M1obile Advertaser.
Ts ______ _----- 'a
To DIE.-The Albany Argus hi
it- the following: "The papers remarl
la with astonishment, that Orsini's ha
turned gray during his confinemn
and aittribute the phenomenon to h
mental agony. A better reason is ,
th- be found in the loss of his cosmetic
on An Italian conspirator, without black
av hair and whiskers, would be out
nd rule, and when nature plays false i
en this respect, art supplies the deficiency
ch. When lovely woman stoopsto folly :
e, Or1 when an Italian adventurer finds h
.' locks losing their ebon hue, their on
di- chance is "TO Tmu"
!en '-It is an error to suppose that am
o. mental emotion, or even sickness, ce
el- affect the color of the hair alreae
ad grown ; though either might have th
effect upon the growing crop." TI
T case of Marie Antoinette. and probab
ers of others frequently cited; was one
on, neglected toilet.
du- For several nigts past the weath
see haa been cool enouah-for winter clot

EP D no1 [0 1\

RCi.'rb of tl)c (i

The Harper Brothers hay
paymvni t of all their liability
General Getn. P Mnrris
stron'.rly rcommniended for th
con suiIlsliiip.
Bth h:,u es nf Corngresq
req'-iuition, agreed to adjou
7th of June-
The Turkish Pashaw is j
erintg from a severe illness
The Pioneer Paper Mill. ne
in Georia was destroyed
the u.d ult
, Benton's Thirty Years' V
to have reached the sale c
thousand volumes.
A large furniture factory
Ga., belonging to B. F. Ros
stroyed by fire on'the 20th t
A captain, recently from s
having spoken five vessels
which had daily prayer mce
A planter of this county
Bainbridge Argus. complain
rust is completely destroying
crop. :

are a. remniarkably healthy diet. in this paper and we hope that we us real grantic
WhVun the potato .'crop is rather may soon be permitted to chronicle the arrival of Mr.
large, it is utterly impossible t0 history of a revival of pure and unde- tolcweeksnrmth
enumerate the value 4f" the feldl for filed religion in our midst. We take He succeeded
your' hogs.-even after iggingr an1 the following from the Jacksonville the 60 mile Ri
liousing-a plentiful supply tor' the otdtri
people, and the fat,P white, clean Rei,,Vi(w.n, and hope that a like spirit most determine
pork is an inducementto make them, is already felt in this community: ante in which
pork 5 tinly wounded by
without any other advantages. In view of the general rev-ival, which ty He bad pi
..-. -- --------- has taken place. throughout the reli- and most of tl
VALUABLE RECiPE.-The follow- gious world, many in our community Mr Friebele's
ing recipe for making a very supe- have been led to indulge a hope .that the theft. The
)ior ginger-beer is taken from the our section may be favored with 'the some 150 mil
6 celebrated treaittse of Dr. Pereita oi same Divine influence, and may parti- comrade Lock
diet. The honey'gives it peculiar cipate in the interest which has been The citizen
-oftness, an I from not being fer- awakened elsewhere At meeting of press their sit
*.,enfeii witryv-eastrit i.-Iess violent our citizens, a short time since, it was zensef Jasper
117 .n its action when opened, but re- determined t organ aUnion Pray assistance to ]
when opened, Meeting," to be held every evening
'.- quires to be:kept a longer time than er Meeg," to be held every evening genc.
". SUai befird use. -Whiit, sugar, fine inthe Hall of the Young Men's Chris Messrs. Fri
1 tian Association under the charge of will beremem
oundms ;'lemon juice one quarter o the ministersof our various Religious asenseofretr,
jit- pint; honey one quarter of a Denominations and to continue as long insulr 1ay
?urid; ginger bruised, five ounces; as circumstances shall warrant. _
::y'**iter fougoallons and,a-h,4lf. Boil In pursuance of the above arrange- Among the
--.te ginger in three' quarts -,of-. the meant, very large and interesting meet- ton, was the o
.,atec for half an hourT then- add the ings have been held, and a general in- fled Cushing t
$.,.. sigar, lemon-juice and honey,, with crest has been mapifented, States and C1
t,./ ...-

S. '
'%.< :. ; ^ ,-, -.^ .' :*"... *', ,-

S "-falling snow-heavy frost, freezing
ace. the ground-ice an inuh thick, &
f at Replanting will be necessary ovei
r a .
ist- large region, and in the Sea Islai
ere- section where the damage was great
par- it is said to be too late to replant
ses, Tallahtassee Sentinel.
rom THE REVIVALs.-A gentleman ft
ged Ohio, lately stated, that by adding
ack own personal observation, to those o
his friend, he could say, thatfrom Om;
City, Nebraska, to Washington. th
ex- was aline of prayer meetings along
eiti- whole length of the road; so t
and wherever a Christian traveler stoppeci
aer- spend" the evening he could find
crowded prayer meeting, across tho
Iph. tire breadthof our vast Rapublic.
has -
pen- LOTTERIES.--We see from theI
tional American, published in Atla
Ga., that ..the Grand Jury of Ful
Dan- county,.in that State, in speaking
rati- Lotteries, say that "the system is d
ited gerous to the interest* of the comn
nity. and demoralizing in its influent

e garrison at this pli
in capturing the thie
railroad Station, after
ned and desperate res
he (Sheldon) wassev
y one of Mr. Miller's p
previously sold the hor
he jewelry taken fi
Store, and acknowledge
e party brought him b
's. and left him, like
e, to steal no vwre!
s of Tampa desire to
neere thanks to the c
', for their kindness
Mr. Miller in his en

nk, Steward, and Se
ibered while memory
ospeetion.- Tampa 1
Spoils secured at (
original copy of the r
reaty between the Un

LO SA. oP AA[I D .

iew is said
if seventy
in 'Macon,
aS. was de-
sea. reports
S, each of
, says the
ns that the
v his wheat,






The national debt of Mexico is said L
to be; one hundred, and twenty-nine ,
million dollars, without the floating
debt. .'
Rev. B. T. Sewell, a missionary at L
Philadelphia, was set upon by a gang '
of rowdies onSunday, and shamefully -'
beaten. ". *-
There was a heavy frost' in Mobile
on the imiorning of the 24th ult.. and
fears are entertained that it has injured
the young cotton.- ." ( -
.' c *' .; -, .
It has 'been estimated that the quan-
tity of ice cut this year for market,
(in the North,) is double that of any
previous season. : --
The religious revival in Nashville is
very general and intense. The Young
Men's Christian Association there was
very active in the movement
The New Orleans correspondent of
the St., Louis Republican, says that
Gen. Walker is preparing for another
expedition against Nicaragua. _
The surveys connected with the Col-
orado expedition are progressing vere..,
favorably, the Indians upon their route A
not giving any molestation' '
The union of the Americans and
Russians with the English anrid French
in a demand upon the Emperor ofChi-
na has given immense satisfaction in
France. .- '
r The Democratic Conventionlof -Illi
Snois has divided into Administration
and Douglas wings, and hav6 adopted
different resolutions. The. administra-
tion wing made'no nominations ---
S It is stated that between the first of
January and the middle of. February
niteteen -woiben weri burnt to. deatli
in Great Britain, whose clothe- took
Fire in consequence of expansion by
hoops. .
Daily meetings-are now held at the
1M,. E. Church, -Albany, Ga. Consid-
Serable feeling has been manifested.
:There has been preaching also at the
Baptist Church for several nights past.
Reports have been received from
s Mississippi, Louisiana and from the
SNorthern part of Alabama, announ-
cing injury to crops by frost and ice,
Sand those reports have somewhat ad-
Y vanced prices.
S The Davenport (Iowa) News says
That emigration up tifh'Missouri river
this season is unprecedented. It is es-
Stimated that emigrants are pouring in-
. to the Territories at the rate of 3,000
t a day. .
-- It is stated very positively min Wash-
ington letters that not. onnly Sonora
but Clhilhualhua and Lower California
is w;ll be offered to our Government at a
: fair valuation, and tbat.an accredited
r agent is to bome to Washington with
t; full power to act. '
s The Jamaica (W I.) Jour acom
. plains of the worthlcssnes f the Coo-
k lie immigration, and proposes to obtain
f free colored persons from the Southern
a States, which it thinks would be pre-
Sferable in every respect.
N. P. Willis is lying seriously ill at
is Idlewild. A billions fever, and a re-
y turn of his old trouble of the lungs,
have combined in a prostration against
y which his usual active resistance to
In disease has .'uccumnbed for the present.

0 0A-3.. -A- BCVOX~l3,
Since April 19th, 1858.
April 3-A Hunt, Mass. ; C L Dru-
ry, La.; A D Johnson. Abraham Town,
Fla.; J W Johnson, Sumter, Fla.; C T
Jenkins. Bayport, Fla.; Mr Savage, Ga.
April 4-J A Sylvester, Gadsden
county, Fla. *. -- '.
April 5-D S Saunders, D R Go-
-yento, Wilmington. N. 0.; C H Web-
ber, U. S. Army; Jas Edwards, Homo-
sassee, Fla.
April 8-A JNeal.H CBinrrow'Ga.
April 9-W T Harrison, lola. Pla.;
A G Summer, Long Swamp; RR Wil-
liamson. Ga.; J W Baily,Mr Cockran,
South Carolina

BargeNo. 2, GRAY. Master, left Pa.
lotka on the 8th inst., for Fort Brooks
and lola, with goods shipped by Teas-
dale& Reid for J S Baukuighs, J A
Srmonton, J C Fusaell.
No Barge left Palatka on Monday
for Silver Spring.

or NEW '
On Consignment, auad for salo by
Calfaf t Ac Printing Offi,.Ir.
Oila, May, 1lth, 1568,

Solid l and Fancy Colored Prints,
G'Tinzhans, Furnituro, Prints, Mloms-.
al/a" dle Lazie, French Robes, Paper
'Cabrics, Brown and Greeait Barege,. :- ':
B i,','n lioll,,ndl. Jaconet. Swiss aV- .,
hl,.cke.'Mushis, Brown and Blackt .
Merino, Block and Fancy Alpacasi .,
Bobinct, Bla/k .Velvet Brillianve .
I\'oolen Si ,a i/s; Brown and Bleache
Shirlins and She-itgs, Ye/low, Red
a nd l 7it Flannels, K'y Jeants, Ker- '
,/s. Geo',gzia Plains, Apran and Fanr
ry C/h:'k's. Linsrys, Brown Crash,
Da.imsk Tubl/,- Clotlh Ticking, Pancyi
,dl Black Gassihnerrs and Satinets, -
Hicwlkoiy, Marlboro'slh, and Chot'taw.-. .-,
S/tipes. Denims,- Osnaburgs. NIegro,
Bed and Saddi/c B/anerls, Gents Ale-
,-ino Under-slzrts, Ladies 1'ests, Boys ,
a d Gents Suspenders, Mlisse s 4- Chil-
Irtns Hose, Ladies 4- Gents fine Meri-
no Hlose, Half Hose White 4- Mlixed,
Ldies brou'n, bh/achrd bl'k 4- mixed
Hose, Gents brown, and mixed half
Hlose, Ladies Fancy Silk Gloves, bl'k,
colured J-. white Silk Mi/ts, Ladies: .
Lisle Gloves, Back $- Kid Gauntlets,
Aen's Berlin '- colored Cloth Glonvs,-
Lisle Thread and Buck Gloves and '..
Gantlets, 1lIhn's cassinere, whzte and
colored. Silk Gloves, Fancy Bonnet
Ribbons, Dress Trinimings, Jaconet 4-
Su'ss Edfing and Inserting, Florence
and Dress Sill-s, blue pink and white
Tar/eton, SA/k Oil Cloth, Silk 4- Linen
HI'dkfs, Lawl/us GC44.t-,aee Edging,
Coats' Spod Tleead, Linen Spool
Thread, col/ret SzlkI Thtread, Cotton
an WVoorlen-Knitting Thread, Turkey
Rid, Matrass Binding, Diaper, Tow-
eling,, Bird's Diaper, c., 4-c. .- -.

Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes,
Crockery. Hard and Tin Ware.,

A Fine Assortment. .

GROERIES, &c., &c.
He will offer.the sama at Auction, on theo
most liberal terms. '
All p.skge nadcr 310, Cash; all over
". ,, tN, 5@c.cW0e.heng $50, with ap-
proved security, payable dan. 1st, 1859.' -,
The Sale will commence on the third
Thursday in thit monthsba, and be.cofitinued
fromn day to day until 'the entire Ste'k is
sold. L. LEVY.
haiy lOtb.l-tlothi. 2w -
Notwe to Debtors a nd. Creditors. 1k
ALL persons indebted to the estate of 0-
Rev .R M. Quarterman, late of Putnam .
county, dece-asedJ, are requested to make
immediate pa\ymenut; and all those having .
claims or demands against the said estate "
will present them, duly authenticated, to
the undersigned, within tlie time.prescribed"
by law, or they -will be barred payment.
.. Administrator.
May 8th, 1858 8w6 .
Co-partnership Notice.
'PHE subscribers having associated them-
Sselves together for the purpose of con-
t-inuing tllic General '
Wholesale, Retail, and Commis-
sion Business,,
recently carriAi onl by S. ELLIS is this
place, would respectfully inform their
friends and patrons tlhreughout .!ie Stat-,.*
that they liavqMi-'protes 6i erection*a ,
larger aJivcommodious Store Building, and
ar..,-ow. purchasing the largest stock of
Goods ever brought to Fernandina, which
they can an. will sell at prices which can.
not fail to please.
BHaving adopted the CAsS SYSTEI-, they
ask no man to pay for another's bad debts,
bat will sell good Goods for the lowest
Foirniandina, Fla, April 17, 1858. 2ui6







T liE undersigucd have this dny formed a
eo partaeramip uuder the name and style
of '
for the purpose of transacting a GEMNAL "'
ComxtMLsio., FoWA.RDrO, AND AoKNct btui-
ne88 in the town of Fernandina. Tiej.t-
licit business, from their friends 'and the
public. Oonsighnients tooj.ddrea_ qJl
receive prompt atteiition.nd early return-.
JA, S G.S.VA.1.N
Feriaiindina,.Apriol, 18 8. 2m2dG
N TICE. .. .
T `E LOT8 remai'lng unsuld, intheto4 .
T of uptervjillqi .m ..ptercountv,. F 4li-.,
will be suld to tlhbigi.-ea bidder- 'ml ' "
lic otcry, before -he Court b's do-.- '"
in said Town, on a8,rday, the 19ih d4y L,
June next. Persons-..iohave boughit'lod g.
heretoftre.nnd have .,,13 made p.a.t'rt!, -
ment on them, 'are hi..eby noifted "U,'U."
limymeuat montl be npade ifull.by timiU 'ui^,g
or they will fbrfcit their n .ri *-' "
S Judge (,i Probate. '
Snimptl'rville, April 17th, 186. 6 :

Jacksonville, Florida, \
IN the rather "quiet" state of the Boo4
ITrade. reApeetfully iuformnie i(he citizeasT
nf the interior that lie IMa prepared
Distritution Scheme or
Fine Books and Funcyj Artcl 4'
l'ertLainih.to. the Stationerv Line, to take
pinee at IiI Store, in Jaek-.uilvill.. on fak -
uryv. 1tl,. Ma', at 8 o'clock. P1. 1. 1
1'%;I Idetils ,,f thnr- ilan. and a list otlrtlie
articlesA cvinriilwd. may Ie aeen'at tbb
principal Stor" in Qeahl .
Tickets ma. be hail of Mr. E, I. lovw&.
April 2Gtli,, 1858., tw2d

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T IE inde'rin,:-d has for sale.a trafj ;," :. '
of two 1unr;re. a':-r.;. of-Land], lyl7.-'""
e resumed ing on the irla. Il-.ad.ing fromsDrala o Waf-r : .
es. <:-;lh.i>ta. within eielht iiile 6 lh'e former. -, '
places. The- pilae ki a valuable one, con- "
lf-isb'fhn --Mimtnu o-r ht-tyv fr. ,f i,:od hammock, le L..
ie London ani.] the r-t nmix,-, landi It has a never
f.miliru lriwr '., and would be [artienlarly .
wr.l. a. a 1.,'ation for a Tan Yard.-
have. by Th-r.- arre thirty areitg of improved land, -t J
trn nthon th e on tract. A bargain maY be obtained
by aptlvinv to me., at Wacahootai. jL
ust recov- May 3.1, 158. 8w2d6
Great Bargains!

'ar Athens HE under.iened xwiihe. to dispose ofhid .-
by firem st ork of Gnod,, at Silver Spring, con- '
by fire on o