The Woodstock Mercury, and Windsor County Advertiser from Woodstock, Vermont on March 25, 1852 · 1
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The Woodstock Mercury, and Windsor County Advertiser from Woodstock, Vermont · 1

Woodstock, Vermont
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Thursday, March 25, 1852
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VOLUME XVI. WOODSTOCK, VER3IOiT, THURSDAY, 3JARCII 2o, NUMBER 2. EijtmooXitstottt &tvtut2 PUI1LISI1ED EVERY T1URSUAV, BY HASKELL &- PALMER, Aicd offered toaubscribiTsat $1.23 in advance, or $1,M a the exuiration ol the year, after iviiicli, interest will be char ted. AoTCBTisEHENTt conspicuously inserted, upon customary terras. V. D. Palmer is our acknowledged agent for receiving arto1 forwarding subscriptions and advertisements, fur tile cities ol Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Baltimore. Offices- Iloston. Scollay'i lliiildine, Court street ; New York. Tribune Building: Philadelphia, N. V. corner Third and Chestuut streets ; Ualtiniore, 8. W. corner Ntirlll and Fayette streets. Book and Job Printing executed in the neatest manner aud uHn the most reasonable terms, at this orftre. delivered on such occasions should by no substantially one people in national instinct. (Anglo-Saxon race; that these people have 'cr his toes nor his nose may be froze, to his i a niece of iron that is before it. a ball fall. be neglected. Lectures are be-; Their language is radically the same through- begun lo feel their Mrenmh. ami are now slumber in silence the bachelor m. In'il.ohli. ; ,.!!,.,! m, .v iWI!, tl,!,,,,,..,... longing to impress their genius and manifest the morn when the cork crows, and the sun with a biz. the "Teat hammer comes dow n means coming a popular mode of instruction even ' out the dilfcreut countries they inhabit, &0t;t cultural. For the Woodstock Mercury. WHO ARE TIIK MOST SUCCESSFUL FARMERS Books and papers, and in intimate acquaintance with their contents, have long been in-dispensable to certain classes, to whom the uneducated have given the credit of being wise, knowing, cunning men. Many mechanical pursuits, and the common branches of farming, have, on the contrary, been conducted by men entirely ignorant of the laws of nature, except so fir as their own observa tion taught them therein. Many of these 'have been careful observers of the visible things in nature, and in ordinary circumstances succeeded very well. But l heir sons, less observing, less industrious, and more surrounded with other means of obtaining a living, have neglected their farms, or used ihem as a secondary means of subsistence, till exhaustion and consequent diminution of crops became u matter of serious alarm ; and many, rather than attempt to restore to fer tility their worn-out soils, have gone West, to pursue the same exhausting process there Others, of a more enquiring mind, or at least a less roving, adventurous disposition, have set about the inprovemcnt of their old fields, aud though many failures occurred, they were sensible that a better knowledge ot the first principlesof their avocation would lead to success. Information was consequently sought after and to some extent obtained. Agricultural publications were encouraged by the few, who believed in progress aud improvement, and men of talents and high reputation turned from the political excitement around them, and gave their attention to rural economy. Judge Unci, in the lith volume of 'flit Cultimtur, after mentioning that in his younger days, while conducting a political journal, he received several exchanges, distinguished political journals, published by men in high standing, says : " These gentlemen nre all now engaged in other mid we believe better employments in improving the mural, so.'.ial and agricultural condition of their country ; and may suet-ess and Iiappiiies3 crown their labor; and may others, seeing their good works, profit by their example. We hail tin: increased circulation of agricultural jour-n ds as highly auspicious totlie best interests f our country. Were their circulation increased lilty-fold, the country woild be proportionally benefitted." Our system of husbandry, in the main, has been wretchedly bad. It has greatly deteriorated the old set tled portion of our continent, aud is rapidly I'xh lusting the urgin fertility ol the We-t. These agricultural periodical are calcu-I iled to arrest our thmn-liill course, to expose the errors of our practice, to introduce improvement, and to elevate the character Ami standing of this great businc-s of our nation. They will produce a benign effect wherever they circulate, and it is the inter est of all to endeavor to extend their sphere of usefulness." In the 1st volume of the Cultivator (111) he say that from one, in I HI!, the number of agricultural paper had increased to twenty, and in the liih volume ( Isl'.t), to over thirty. Their number in still increasing, and the publication of agricultural books is not confined to a few printers or small editions. C. M. Saxton, 1 .12 Fulton-street, New York, lias acquired the title of agricultural book publisher, and by his liberal discount on several works at one order, has scattered agricultural information broadcast. In these books ire found the writings of Johnston, Norton, mid nuinler of others, nhowing thn practical application of science lo agriculture. Chemistry, with its jars, crucibles, aud other strange things, is no longer a wonder or terror, but comes to lay before the lartncr the very things he needs most to understand, but could never determine by any application of his unaided scn"C. Chemistry teaches firmcrs that perfect noil contain several di-tinct elements, and that these enter in a greater or less proportion iiiln every plant ; anJ continued removal of plants (or cropf.) necessarily exhaust these element, after which the same crops will ticrt attain per fret ion. It also teaches how to restore in the cbcnet manner the element (or constituents) thus removed. On this point. Prof. M ars, ronultmg agriculturi-t, says: " Within the l ist three years we hive visited many farm, and some of the owners of these firms sent certificates of result. One represented that, under our advice, he had added the missing constituents lo hi soil, at an expene of only four dollars twelve and one-hall cents per acre, with proper tillage, and produced, in consequence, the following crops : Corn, 12'' tuhel of cars per acre. where formerly, with much larger ex penditure lor manure, but 3(1 buslnls of! race helled corn had been produced. Potatoes. 310 bushel per acre. Mangold-wtirlzel, IG Ions per aere, and other crops in proportion. AiMrtlwr rr-precnted that, on a piece of ground winch harl U-en cniderrd otter among farmers, though at first ridiculed (as almost every thing good has been), as we shall see by the following remarks of a lecturer in New Jersey : " Our first regular course of lectures on Scientific Agriculture was delivered in a town in New Jersey, ami when we returned to the hotel and retired to our room, after the first lecture, we heard distinctly self-styled farmers berating us most soundly. 'Hang this book-farming,' said one ; give me practical tanning ana none of your scientific nonsense.' ' Pretty busi ness for a man to come from Essex County to show us how to Jarni I says another. ' Wonder if he thinks he can learn farming by reading books V says a third. And then these wise-acres had a general laugh. We recognized the voice of one whose certificate we now have that his crops have been more than doubled by our advice. I lie conclusion arrived at, then, is, that those who arc most industrious and observ ing, and the most careful readers of the prac tice, observation and experience of others, coupled with close study of those sciences most applicable to their vocation, are at the present day the most successful farmers. March, 1852. J. ried no more than the dialects of the ancient, their influence upon the nations around I has just rose, from beneath the bed clothes like thtiiuler, and all is still acain. The mo-' itltotcllau!. pie will be accomplished, and what will be the permanent form of their civilization. To find a rational answer to these questions we must divest ourselves of all political prepossessions and look with enlarged vision at the matter itself and all its accompaniments. There are those among us who esteem it little short of treason to our country, to admit that any good can be done in the old world except by settinp: up repub lics. We have the misfortune to disagree entirely with these gentlemen. We are not so intolerant to decry all wisdom that is not exactly after the pattern of our own institutions. On the contrary, we believe that there are forms of government very far from republican, which are well fitted to develop the civilization, and provide for the social welfare of many nations in the old world. To use bolder language, but such as may be abun datitly justified by facts, we are of the opin ion that the worst thing which could bs done POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS IV 12 r- was within the present century that the in many parts of I-uropa, jia.-t now, would ROPE THE SLAVONIANS. Slavonian national spirit, after sleeping for be to attempt to set ui republics tl:cvo. No Roll up the map of Europe," exclaimed so great a length of time, began to give friend to republican government can desire Mr. l'itt, when he heard the news of the signs of vitality. We shall not stop to in- to see it berlcsqued and travesied and battle of Austerlitz. All was over, as he quire how this originated. Perhaps it was brought under an ill name as it is sure to be thought, and Europe was lost. Doubtless Napoleon who awakened it by his Moscow when imposed upon a pem-.Io without a eo- there is many a man who is ready to repeat campaign. Russia, indeed, when she heard jcial discipline to harmonise with it, and his words at the present moment, when the tins trememious toe Knocking at tnc gates ot without the cast o! niiml to comprehend its political prospect of Europe is equally for- the North, might well throw off the slum- objects. H'c ara republicans, but what htdding. Kussian, Austrian, and French hers ol a thousand years. Certain it is, that I right have we to dzi.iaud that all other men despotism, combined, look as badly for the the Slavonian mind has never fallen back shall be so too ? Whatrcajon have wo for welfare of the continent as the Imperial des- into its apathy of old. For a circumstantial i believing that they rrnf Tho time has potisin of Napoleon, in its solitary grandeur, history of its development, we have not space gone by when a paper constitution was Nevertheless, lie who rcllects that, front Aus- in mis slight skcicii : suince it to say, me thought to be all that was necessary to found terliiz to Waterloo, was less than ten years, Slavonians now have their literature, distinct a republic. What would the paper cousti-oughl not to " roll up the map " of his hopes genius, national spirit, and all the compo- tution of Massachusetts be v.orth without for Europe. Things are yet in progress ncnls of a peculiar and strongly marks-l our centuries of nrc.ious training in the there, and perhaps constitutional principles character. They have an original stamp of j practice of self-government ? arc gathering increased strength, and reform mind, and a capacity for great things, with The Slavonian race then will have its civ- a surer aim, from the cry checks now an intense nationality of feeling, that is urg- ilization, but not in a democratic form. thrown in their way. Let no rational oh- ing them onward in the career of national Everything indicates that its development server be disheartened, because Hungary is progress. It may sound strange to our ears, will take place under different, as down and France a military camp. Each but they are most profoundly convinced of the mind of the nation is cast in a different country has its destiny, and will play its their own intellectual superiority ovtr the mould from ours. At the outbreak of im proper part in the political and social (level- race to which we belong. Their jealousy of Hungarian insurrection, there were some npmeuts now unfolding themselves in Eu- the Teutonic race is intense, amounting to a who indulged in rnriuinc expectations ol rope, in spit of accidents. There are, species of hat red. They feel that they are founding a Slavonic State in that kingdom, properly speaking, no accidents in the a dilleretit and a rival people. I his Ijci is which should serve ns a nucleus to gather growtli of stales ; and wo should rather siy tug witu consequence : it win snow iiscn rouuu itscn a gratniai aggregation ot oilier that the checks and obstructions are natural, portentously in the future history of Eu- stales formed by this race, the whole to con-They serve their purpose in the end: they rope. slituie at some indefinite period of time, arc a part of the normal and necessary oper- Politicians who have heretofore overlook- one great and splendid member of the Luro- ttions of tilings. ed or iiegiecleu the Matouians in their spec- peau commonwealth. this, hou ever, was It is useless to suppress the fact that too "l itioiis upon the future career of the hu- but a dream entertained by ardent luinds much ha been expi cted of Hungary too man race, no discover that a most impor- that totally mistook the real tendencies of much from France. At this distance, and t int clement is to be added lo their calcula- thn age. There is, iif course, no more in the great lack of information respecting tions. For many centuries the capacity of thought of such a thing ; aud the expects- the former country, tho delusion was natu- this people to act a distinguished part in the tioii now is, that the Slavonians will fall off ral. The Hungarian slrii""lc was supposed history of nations Ins been checked by Asia- from the other monarchies, and gather to be a fic simile of the war of American atic invts ons and Germanic encroachments, around Russia, forming a great Panslavic Independence. Never was a greater mis- The unity of thn race has been marred by Confederation, of w hich the Czar is to be t ike. It wa ns impossible Irom thc le"in- political disruption unu me uiau onmon oi um ponucm aumiuistraior. i ins wouiu com niiiT to erert an iiideneiiilc nt republic in its population among dillereut sovereignties, pleiely rum tho Austrian Empire, half id lliii-'rarv as to do it under the walls of Mos- Hut these factions and accidental obstruc- whoso subjects nre Slavonians. It would cow." The people were unprepared for it, tions, though they have delayed the develop- also cripple the Ottoman power, which rules ami they are unprepared still. " Constiiu- incut of Slavonian geuiti, have been unable over six millions of this race. We need say tion," said Napoleon "are not iiiadr they to extinguish it. The feeling of nationality nothing of the immense accession of strength "row" The attempt to build up at once has now begun lo concentrate, to acquire which such a change would bring into the American institutions in the heart of Europe unity of expression, and to make itself 're- luinds 'f tlio autocrat of Russia. How long . thn .Iroini of n i.oii.lpot u-hn sit in his cognized by the rest of mankind. I he fact that arbitrary power is to be continued we rloset and makes republics on a sheet ol can no longer be concealed that a great ami have not the gift of foreseeing. Nor, do we paper. Kossuth has failed in his revolution- growing influence lies pent up under the think it beco tg a rational mind to arraign ary mission to the United States, and we re- surface of Slavonian Europe, that it is now the w isdom of Providence, which works out ioicc that he lias ftilcd. Every friend to our chafing at its artificial restraints, ana work- the destiny ol mankind by means w hich are Country, Or tO Ills CVCry friend to COUstltU- lllg OUl Clianucil uuu issues imuu-u . nwi mnnji pwi.ii hi hoi on jiiollienis mill lional rroverntnent must rejoice that he did to act mightily upon tho world. partialities would have selected. Europe not succeed in provoking an American cm- The spirit, and the political doctrines w ill march onward in its career of political sade, for the purpose of setting up an inde- growing out of it, have acquired the name and intellectual development, though not tin- pend'ent power in IIun"ary." The result of Panslavisin. The history of Pansl.ivism tier just such guidance rs would be suggest- woul.l have been calamity to that country, partly literary, partly political. The first ed by our Angh-Saxon nations, calamity to us, and calamity to the interests manifestation of it was connected with a dc- The ballot-box, excellent ns it is for us. of humanity throughout Europe. Nothing ""an "I establishing a incrary reciprocity win not, with reierence do it spoken, 3 ? . . 1 I r il. uu.-....:.. ...a 1 1 . I. . .r I.1. .......... n...i a. more thorotiibly tnisclievious was ever pro- anions mc um.-t i"""" -. ... ......... .... u,.,, .,-,,n, ieeted and we reioicc that Kossuth has fail- face distributed throughout the, ilization. there areoiher materials, other ed. His scheme is a chimera : Ins doc- 1 rusinu, mstri.oi nnu uinn mii'iv, 'l'r,"ri """'"i '" ""ir i uc n im in trine an imposture. Let him lake our money by cultivating the stuily or the various ilia- perfecting human institutions. Ancestral we will not take his counsel. ecls and extending the knowledge oMheni pride, historical recollections, personal loyal-nut why talk any more of a Hungarian 'ay ,he foundation of a Panslavic ty, the prestige of rank-religious faith : republic? Kossuth, it is notoriou, "never literature, that should be accessible lo the these arc not all American elements of gov- had a serious democratic idea in his head. whole race, and serve as a bond of national eminent, but they are potent elements in His real aim was to establish the supremacy union. This original idea soon expanded the old world. The old world must build of the Miygars in Hungary. No man need into a political tt licme, and the .Slavonians w nil such materials as are at hand, and these be i'Miorant of this fact who is not perverse- now dream of a great Panslavic nation which are all foundation on which great iiistilti-ly reolvccI to thut his eye to the truth. in some definite political embodiment, is to lion may be erected. Now, the Mayrars form about one third of lift its mighty head among the powers of These ideas will not be palatable, because the oomilation of that country. The re- Europe and make its ow n genius and they win inn tc intelligible, to the advocates maiinler are chiefly Slavonians. strength aud tendencies felt by all around it: of a two-dollar musket intervention, and the This brings u lo an inquiry of great in- a magnificent conception, and who shall pseudo-hlverals who are for waging war Irrest the matter of paramount weight, but call it vision ivy or impracticable T again- all the nations of the earth that do whicli ha escaped the general notice." Who A Slovack " poet of Hungary, by name not think exactly as we do. But the truth are the .Slavonians To aiinrecialc the ini- John hollar, an original moer of the Pan- must le told; and a rational creature ought portaucc of this question, let the rentier im- slavic spirit may be cited for a secimcn of not lo be afraid of the truth, or angry with agine a Chinese, or a South Sea Islander, J the sentiments and aspiration of this race it. hearing of a great people that had begun to ! under its new impulses. His writings con- Ru-sia i a despotism, but she will play attract the attention of the world in its" we- sist of paMonnle representations of the con- her part for good as w ell a for evil in the tern prr.gre, and a-king, "Who arc the dnion of the Slavonian people ; touching ( rit ilization of thoe w it!, in her influence. Anglo-Saxons !" Now, the Slavonians in ' descriptions of the woes thai have been in-i There w ill be social institutions w lueh w ill the east arc w hat the Anlo-Saxons are in ! hVtcd on them by their ticighlH. They improve ihc moral and intellectual condition the west. It will not lie uiiinlcte-ting lo ' rouse the national spirit, in telling how Godjof the Slavonic race, though they may not know of this rwople that constitute a tenth j will yet raie up prophets and leaders ainnnj find their elementary type in the free cousli- nart of the u hole human race who tber am ' tin onnreed rwop'e. and now there shall i tution oi inc I nitnl Mate. Ix-t u not and w hat thef are doing. J be a future Sbuwnan heaven for the heroes F.i.rhtv tniliions of men of the Slavonian ' of the ehorn race, while it recreant sou me in. j qucsiionaljly the old iuropean : pops the bachelors nose, and as yon may system is forever broken up, and a new one 'suppose, when he hears how the wind blows, is in process of formation. What influence ' and sees the windows all froze, why back must eighty millions of a single race, eni-i'neath the clothes pops the poor fellow's bodied in a distinct nationality, exert in the I nose, for full well then he knows, if from establishment of the new system 1 Here is j that bed he rose, to put on his clothes, that the problem for statesmen. What is the j he'd surely be froze. From one trio kiwtrs. mode in which the regeneration of this peo. ' t.i.t mir eye to every f.icl tint does not yr .m thr ii'7(ilf Journal, THE MUNICIPAL TELEGRAPH : Its Machinery, Operation and Uses. Our readers have probably heard, within a few days, a considerable ringing of bells in the city, which many of them, no doubt, arc aware is occasioned by the Telegraphic Fire Alarm. As no really correct description of this invention has been given, an attempt will be made to :vc an intelligible idea of a system in which all arc interested. It must be premised, liowever.that this fire alarm system, with its complicated machinery, is one of the most dillicult things in the world to describe on paper, in such a manner that the eye shall convey the idea to the brain. The first great principle and starting point, on which all depends, is based upon the fact in science, that a piece of soft iron, having a coil of copper wire around it, which wire has been wound with thread mid painted, has the properties of a load-stone when a current of electricity is passed through the wire. The iron has tlic power of attracting a piece of steel as long as tha electricity remains i.i the wiro, but loses the power when thi current j ceases, rsuc.i an apparatus is caned an eiec-tro-magnet. Keeping this in mir.d, we will commence a description of the wires which ere fcen lire spider's threads above t!;e tops of houses, anil stringing f.otn the church steeples. 1' roin the c.ty building in Court h.piare, wires radiate as follows : to the north, south, and South Boston. Tliesa wires arc called circuits, and are of two kinds alarm and signal ;hree of each. Tho signal circuiu demand our first at tention. All round over the city arc little boxes marked Signal Stations, with the va rious numbers and districts marked on them : as for instance. No. 1, Dist. 2. No. 4, Dist. (i, which lead us to infer that the city is divided into districls, and that there are numbers of stations in these districts. This is the case ; there arc seven districts, aud forty stations in all, in those districts. Let us get a key and open the box on Fan-euil Hall. In it we shall find a little crank that we can turn round, a key that we c; n tap, and a lililo electro-magnet such as we have already described. While wc nre look ing at the apparatus, somebody the rrreal establishment of Ruggles, Nourse &, Mason is on fire; wc instantly turn the crank a dozen time, and before we get the teuili turn, Old Brattle Street, and King's Chapel, and seventeen other bells all over the city arc going " boom, boom, boom," till twenty or thirty blows luue been struck ; then all stop for a moment, then a single " boom," then a pause of eight second., ihen another " boom," another pause, aud another " boom," and so on. Now what does this mean, mid what has caused all of this clutter ? The thirty blows arc to call the firemen's attention, ami the single " booms " to let them know the district, if the alarm had come from the second district, two blows would have been struck, and then an interval ; if the third, three. But what has the turning of the crank to do with ringing the bells I When wc commenced turning, a little bell in room No. 8, City Building, began to ring, and instantly arrested the attention of the superintendent, or one of his assistant, who was silting by the fire reading the Mtirniiig Jaurntil. He looked on a slip of paper which had run through a machine that was started by our crank, nnd saw several dots ami marks upon it, which told him at once that the fire was near Fnneuil Hall, which is in district No. I. All he had to do was to turn lo a little box before him and press down an ivory knob, and" bang, bang" went the bells once in two Fcconds till over the city, till the thirty blows were struck, ulien be let go the first knob nnd pressed down another, which was maiked I, and then in every eight seconds one stroke would he given on the various bells ns long as he held it down. This last is the ul.irm circuit, and embraces nineteen bells. The whole operation is very much like having somebody w ith a straw tickle the bottoms of your baie feet, and you, instantly feeling it nil over the UmIv to the brain, kick back lustily in reply, to let them know you are wide awake and ready for any emergency. The tickling is the signal, ami the kicking the iilarm. But district No. I is large in territory ; how shall the firemen know whether to eo lo Faneuil Hall or Charlcstown bridge t The engineers in passing one of the signal boxes opens it and makes several taps upon the key, and instantly he hears a ticking ; lie counts till it stop, and then knows that the number of ticks correspond w ith the number of the box that gave the signal. Rut it happens that i he fire in Ruggles &. Co.'s store docs not amount to much after all only a In tic smoke. Can't wc slop the engines from coming ! Iet ns see. An engineer comes lo llie box on Faneuil H ill and taps upon the key. The meat the hammer falls, a spring and other connivances fix things all right for another blow. Let us go back to the City Building again! and take another hjk. We look upon one side, of the room and see a chu'k that ticks slew and sure the moments yof the passing hour, with several wires running from it. Hut where is the pendulum aud the weights f We hear a clicking behind us, and discover a pendulum sw inging " solitary and alone." Cut where arc the weights I O, up stairs irt another room, and arc nothing but sonic' pieces of zinc, platinum, and some liquid iir a box, w hich has a wire going out of caclr end and running down to the pendulum or it: short a ralvnnie. battery that carries art electric clock. This is a very peculiar clock ; you may have the pendulum in one part of the house, and the dial in another; you may not only have one dial, but ten. twenty; fifty, an hundred ; not only in the room, hut in other rooms all over the building, out doors, and all over the city, if you will only take the trouble to run a couple of wires to thenr and all carried by the same pendulum, and each keeping the same time. The superintendent tells us that it don't want winding up only once or twice a year put a little sulphuric acid into the fittlrf box up stairs. The particular uuly required of this elocky is to tell the person stationed at the centraf office the condition of the wires. Every hour it sends a current of elfctricity over the wires if they are not broken, it rings a little bc'A ; if they are broken, no bell ring.,-and the operator must set himself to find out the troubl The uses to wiiich this clock may bo a implied, the corrcctne3 of its time, nnd tho beauty of the invention, are worthy of study, and may be made the subject of another paper. There i more machinery in the centraf office necessary for the operation of the alarm When a blow is struck on a church bell, a hand on a dial mo-es forward one degree, so that a glance at the dial tells the operator when they want winding up for he knows how many blows they will strike before the run down. There nre various other contrivances necessary for the working of the sinking machines, tsucli a contrivance to stop a machine from striking when the hell is ringinfj,-and restoring it when the bell stops, aud also a little bell that give the sexton notice if ho' is ringing when an alarm lakes dace. The system is almost completed, and in a' short time the "Athens" of America will have another evidence to show that she is7 worthy of the title. There is no doubt whatever that it will work. It has been dc' vised with a great deal of ingenuity, and though it may appear complex, it is very simple in its operation. The construction-of the striking machinery, key-board and clock, reflect great credit upon Messrs. Ifow ard & Davis, of Roxbury, who, as manufacturers of stccplc-clocks, balances, &c, are well known. The rest of the office apparatus is from the well-established firm of 1). IJnvis, w ho has so long stood at the head in manufacturing telegraphic instruments. The cily arc greatly indebted to Dr. Chan- niiig lor bringing out the system, aud to tho superintendent, Mr. Farmer, for perfecting' and rendering it into such admirable order. The members of the past and present City Government who have supported and carried out tho system, are worthy of all praise. AnJ the fire department, who, through nurd ami mire, storm and sunshine, run to stay tho' destroying element, and this great community of one hundred and forty thousand inhabitants, will soon return them their ainecro' thanks. occupy tnc ea-iern .can continent. I hey are a people ol pro-grcss they have a treat destiny to fulfil they hare a strong faith in their mission upon earth, and are every day acquiring confidence in themf lve, and more luminott half of the Euro- shall c cast down to dwell with German. Frenchmen and Magyars in hell. Our limits w ill not suffice to enumerate the scholars and statesmen who have followed in this track and lent their aid in prose and verse lo aw aken sentiments of nationality siuoUf In these. the Slavonians of Russia. Prussia, agree wiui our national pmuuiccs and pre-: irnal t licard anil unoersioou in me sny conc icd notions. When Russia is over- H ill, and instantly the bells go " boom " " boom, loom" ' boom" " boom, boom," the signal for " all out," and the firemen turn about and put up their machines, knowing lhat it i. all oer. But w hat makes the hell ring ! We will A machine ihroan there may bo republics in Eastern Enroe; hut the day of her overthrow is not jet at hand tloflon Cvurirr. :..r ,...i t r .,!.. nf ihp rurl the are to n ay in history, amonj r . i.. ...A i.. ..i.i u- .: ! it..- .nfli.ence ihev arc dest.ncd lo exert ' and Au-tru. W e need hardly say lhat llie con.iilucnt.of h.ssoil.'nrMUr o..r adv,.ci.,e,.r ' upon Europe -n civilizalnm. and the fortunes movement has been eagerly seconded by the night when the fierce wind blow, w It Iro-diel. of ears of corn p.r arre : and of the h.iman spec.e. Hnherlo they he , Czar Nicholas and his mmi-tcr Nesselrodc, earth is cmered with a foot of snow 1 .- . .1.: ' .1 ' u I.a .n.l.iltraiik 1 rriiTI M'(f tilf-r fill 1 V lirntO- . frt l mil fin.l aKntrm nr ill lhat his cr-ol long orange crr.n, ,w -raged hem noi.uni. or next n, -.. 1, ""7- - .1 '".,, .' , I . u I.J l,t oound. ready to ,n down upon the i the offence you allude to V ' Why. de nig rWb..,lKlpercre; and that.. er,pc hue ami social ,,cm .rnpc y , T u ' . , 1 I " Z'in ouWe of the bell. B,U the machine don't ! car am bigoted.' IIe' what V "Bigoted. A Dvcnrion's Wcr.s. What a niiiful thins an old bachelor i. with hi cheerless go op to King's Chapel and see hoti-e, and his rueful phiz, on a bitter c4d j a ood deal like a church clock, only without hen the i a pendulum, out navin; an eiectro-magnci, When two slronj chains with a heavy weight at- h,vr-r,n .!ril hf lachcd. and a great hammer, weighing lortv- SeiniTi At. R.u'i'iNos Sri kntihc ally Ex ri.Ai.NEt. A scientific correspondent of the Cincinnati Ctmiiiiireial has triumphantly cleared up the mystery attending the delusion. The humbug has exploded. No one who reads ami untlrrdtuidt the following; paragraph w ill be cajoled into a belief in the' rapping for the future. The elegance of the writer's language is only exceeded by ihc scientific clearness of his elucidation : " The only true and legitimate manner of accounting for the taps is the physiological defects of the membraneous system. The' ohtuseness of the abdominal indicator causes the cartilaginous compressor to cnagulato into the diaphragm, and depress the duoden dum into the fiandango. Now ( the tap were caused by the rogation of ibe electricity from the extremities, the tympanum wouldt also dissolve into spiritual sinctum, and the olfactory ossificator would ferment and be come identical with the pigmentum. Ior this is not the case; in order to produce the taps, the spiritual rot undo in mnt be elevated down lo the spiritual sphere. Bui, as I said) before, the inferior ligaments mnst not eub-tend over the digitorum sufficiently to disorganize the stericletum." Mf.axino or thc woan " Bi;OTEn." Old Job Dundee was at one time one of tho most popular darkies of our city. He was a kind of a patriarch among the colored population, and universally liked by the white f.Jks. About the lime that he stood at the head of the New street church, he was su!nr!iacd lefore Squire (now Judge) Wiseman, to testify to the character of 4 negro who had committed petty larceny. Well Job,' said the Squire, what do you know of the character of the defendant V Well, I knows considerable 'bout de colored indiwidual, and I never fin's him guilty of only one 'fence, replied Job, with great reverence. Well, what is the nature of for fertilization wrre le. than f. the ordi- .thcv have become something, and tnreaieii, nary method by barn-yard mannrmg." j shall we say it ! 1 becmne everything Airriciil'iirsi focietM' have done mnch lo; Who. then are the Slavonian! increa a desire f-r wfcrmatioti, and stunu- The Slanmian race inhabit Ruia, Pius-late a hibtt of observation. whi!t fairs cite sian and Antrim Poland, Hungary, IV.he-an opportonity fr interchange of thought, nna, Mora 1a. Croatia. Bulgaria, Carmthia, and comparison f the practice of others that Strvia, Illyria AiC. They are thc Mibjects n worth more than premiums. The addresses 'of four turofein monarchs, but tliey are It It'IlI "I lilt: j-.... - - j ( II" --- vjr in i 7f an - ... - c- - - - of P.iu!atic literature is now regularly I yrn ho-e, and he buries his nose 'neslh the go! O, we see now why it dor, t ; there 1 J bigoted doesn t you know what mgotca tan-rbt at ihc R-Mm nniiersities of Su IV- chilly bed clothes; that his nose aud hi. a little pin that stops it ! Tie superintend-; am !' 'Why, no,' replied the s,V"r' tf rlirT, Moscow and Charkov. ! toes still cased in tarn hose, may m chance en!, for our cpecial pratif cation, has cnn- is mnch of a wag. ' W ill you define the We have ihn aid sufiici.l to show thai , rr-t fme. Then Im? puff and he blow., mted to let see the thing go; sole term. Job V ' Sjrtainly. sartainly, I does. new movement ha eommenreii ii a vast ' ,d say thit he knows no mortal on earth prees down the knob at the City Uuihling. ; 1 o be bigoted, a coi.weu pusson mus, - and the electricity goes over the wire, through j too much IjT one niggir, """' .-(,. which instantly attracts for two otggirs. cr " neonlc ocrnnving half tie territory 01 U- frr suffered such woes, and with ah's ! rope and superior in numbers to the w hole ' 0w aud with limb so disposed, that neitb- the eiectro-manet. k. L. t.1 J r -

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