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DEPTH FOR BURYING MANt RE.
Men are divided as to ,lbe proper depth
of burying manure. Some hold, that it
sinks in the soil is washed downward by
the leaching rains, and should therefore
; 1iraV3il 'ri')thbtt.f1acerr inn'i
"'i t-- . .
ers aaaert that rta' volatile and most v si u-
abl jnvti tise.by fermentation. aud that
conseqoenuy it siwuia te uuneu aeep.
(ow j usually happens whcadiicfor dis
agree that Wb.are partly right and part
ly wrong; but in the present iustance,
they are both a little in the right, and a
great deal in the wrong.
Manure usually stays very nearly
w here it is put Jbj1" ' ' '""
face, it etiiaini lieaTthesu rface ; Tf Ij u-
ried deep, MW it remains ; if plowed un
aerin large lumpsvit has but little wer
to .tainJi pjr.hu
mis itsctfiaiid hence UidSreawm that tho
rough pulvemation or harrowing before
manure is turned under gives a result in
Tlio power which nor' has to absorb
the fertilizing portions ohosnum, is very
great. Soils which posscassa medium
amount of Clay, or loam, with ajediuin
deirree of teuacity. will absorb all tirat is
valuable in ordinary yard manure, eq
maflnre to tlie acre, form a heavy coat-
WtX xel thtf Is' wily one frta.il fimr!
-JpjeidLQLtHlly one thirl of an incli. Con-1
equentl.yi when a coating of forty loads
to the acre is plowed under, the volatile
parts have only to pass one third of an
incli-or so, before they am all .absorbed
by the soil. Hence the error of supMs
Ing that they can possibly, in ordinary
Soils, rise or sink to any practicable depth.
.- And hence also, the great importance of
mixing' manures very intitnably through
tt iftrts of the toll, If plants are to get
their full benefit, and not bo over fed at
-one part of tlieir roots and starved at an-Wller..;,7-''''',"r
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There are many proofs of the correct
hess of the position here taken. We have
made large piles of cotnpnat, consisting'
or one third rich stable manure, and two
thirds of loam and turf, yet all the odor
was completely " retained, and not the
slightest portion passing off could be per
ceived bjr the smell. We have buried
'ar8?!ed animals with a coating of oply ,
sis inches of loam ; not tlie faintest indi
cation f the decomposition below ever
rniriTi t 4 1
flUlUltii 1 1 iW "
readied tho inrface. On the otber bftnd,
the auit which furuts tliQ bottuiu of ma1
Dure yarda, Si not found even within a
few 'mclics of the iurface t fee at all en
riched by the pile of fertility which rest
The true rule for burying manure, i to
ulaceitju.tat.uch depth in the toil as PLENTY OF GOOD RADISHES FOR
the root ofthee'rou usually extend, which) A SHILLING."
will vary with different jlanU. Some of j The following from the " American Ag
tlie grasttea, for iustance, form aturf verj'ritulturint," is good advice tx.everjr man
near the surface, and hence an antumn
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top-drewing will soak in enough to bene
fit them essentially. Clover roots run
deeper, and this crop is consequently but
little benefited by top-dressings when of
much sircv except so far as they operate
tn keeping the surface moist; The roots
of fruit trees are still dccer, and they
derive but little advantage, except from
manures well spaded or worked in. They
however posses an important advantage
over annuals and perennial rooted plant!;
by continuing in growth for successije
years, those roots which happen Ito run
into the region of fertility, soon throw out
numerous fibres, and secure an amount
of nourishment, of which annual plants,
in conseqnence of their limited powers of
i eiu'iision, are iiH hdiu 10 avail iiiem-
Tliere are,' however, not many crop
which do not need the full depth afFord-
ed by ordinary plowing ; and hence the
lt ractiee for nearly all kinds of
. . i.i ,ii
turc is to spread the manure well, harrow i
it most thoroughly in order to break it as
finely as possible, at the same tune to mix it
iutiiuatelv with the surface ; tl lent aru it j
I tinder by ordinary plowing, and the lower
j half of the inverted earth will furnish fl
..1 j.. A. S 1 . 1 . t JLJ. .1 r-i a"ft 1
i in ifii i v its in iiiini i iki i liir i in nil ii nt
penetrate. If a greater depth of fertility
is needed than ordinary pluwing affords,
the coat of harrowed manure may be
thrown under ten or twelve inches by
f means of a dooble -moiilboard or Michi
gan plow; and then another coat of ma
nure spread, harrowed and plowed under
by a light or gang plow. Ihe young
plants of the crop arc thrown rapidly for
ward by the upjer stratum of manure,
and at a later stage of growth, are equal
ly stimulated by tho lower stratum.
Frufu tha KcWntlfw (X. Y.) American.
THE OSAGE OILVStiE II EDGES.'
The osage orange is highly estimated
; for making hedge fences. Tl.
gardens ot Nicholas lngwortli, in tlie
suburb of Cincinnati are-fi-need with,
this plant. It has proved to be an effec
tual barrier to intruders, w ho have en
deavored to plunder his choice fruits
grae, peaches, &c, owing to its armor
of large pointed thorns. The seeds are
sown in May, in beds like those of beets,
and are set out next spring in hedge rows,
six inches apart, and the tops cut off to
the ground. It is a native of Texas and
Arkansas, and will grfw-wineuriiw
ern climate, except on very wet and cold
soils. Large quantities of the seed have
leen planted during tlie past two years
in Ohio and othtfr western States, and im-
ense tracks of land in tlioiw States will
soon tic protected and adorned with this
valuableplant.- J. W. Thorhiirn it Co.,
John street, mis city, and others have the
seed for sale, aiid-thoso persons who are
inclined to protect their gardens and fields
I y 1
ith the thornV barrirftde of this
sight Ia 16 t't'Ct :
fence out ersui
i inn cattle. Tlie Cher-
okee Rose Is also extensively cultivated
and used for hedge fenceat New Orleans,
and the southern cliniateis favoriible to
its growth, but tho osage orange cannot
fail to thrive in onr climate, particularly
about Now York City, Long Island, ftud
New Jersey. Why do not thoso of our
citizens who have seen and admired the
hedge fences in England,, introduce this
kind of fence in this vicinity I Tho Illk
nols Central Railroad Company have con
tracted with JauieSSunipterjSC. of
Montgomery Co;, 'Ohio, to'-' hedge with
the- osnge orange, both sides for one hun
dred miles of this railroad, commencing
fifty miles north of Chicago ; this will re
quire about two million of plants.- The
ground along the line is to be cleared, lev
elled, broken up, and prepared this ensu
ing summer, and the plants are to be set
out next spring. As an evidence of the
extreme hardiness of this plant, we would
state that they have been grown success
fully for the, last six years iu the Union
Nurseries trf tjte city of Schenectadj,N.
Y., froiH seed gathered in Columbia, S. C.
It has stood the severe winters weTT, and
seems to be very material for live fences
in any climate where the Isabella grape
can be cultivated successfully.
who owns a sjjire patch of ground 6x6
c . .
"We have had an abundance of rad
inlies at all seasons, without devoting a
foot of ground to their special cultivation.
Our plan has been simply this. As soon
as our garden has been plowed and spa
ded, We have sown over it a small quan
tity of radixh seed, broadcast. The sub
seijnent working and planting of the soil
buries these seeds, and as they come up,
we destroy them as we would weeds where
there is not room for them to grow. Lut.
there is always sohie space between rows
or liilU of other vegetables, where sever
al plants may be allowed to remain till
large ennngh -tn-pull up for the tabhh
Wherever there is any spare room, we
scatter a tew seoo wtien hoeing over tue i
ground to kill weeds. This practice we!
follow up all through tho summer, ami a
in small quantities, every time we have
gono into the garden to work, has fur
nished an abundance of young radishes
at all times. When earlv peas come to
maturity, we havu young beet or rnd
i ishes irrowLAif iiD on the irrotitid occuuied
, ,y them, from seeds which were soon du-
cui-!ring the last hoeing they received.
It is well known that on some soils ral -
. . ... , ,, , . . .
ie will -not grow well, but by our plan:
f ecatteritig thetn Jn every part of tjieiu a.no f....t in l..ncrtli is f..nt.lunni nl 15
; garden, we
have always hit upon some
.slM f J 11 st sui ted to. produce the. nicest Urf whrte oak, a inches thick; she has
r.H)ts. W here they happen to be in the j double frames, bided 8 inches ma
way of other vegetables., or where they ti,lg lor frame8 q by 20 inches and 4
produce tough, strong bulbs, we cut them ! ini.i14 ,,ort 4aitoa l.oinr haain'lv tiin.
ll.atl St SI" 1 1 ll l... .1 . . , u . V'SAaT tllOIII tlltlk!l
"A plntfonn ha bwn
uniu? vt-y portion of the Jeinucrarr of the
Mute, h ret) Suffrsgu by L-'nlatue enactment,
the :llnin of ihrt nleai tl' iu(riMil innrov
iii.iil alrcadv Uun m I lie St.iu the entlorse-
in. nl of the N'-braska ltill, aoj tile K-aHirniH-
liou f( tliu mirifnt l.riiuipj.i nf the National
iMiiocrtu-y furiu it pniuijial fcaluni. Curu-
Pray, Mr. Cnrdinian, copy in your
next issue a resolution of your last Con
vention, in which the Democratic party
declare in effect that it is inexpedient to
gO l iti for internal InipTovetnent, and that
uemoeracy kiiow s no lesioi uemocracy oui
democracy itself and.thcn fell iik how it is"
tiiut voucunreallii iii theiincientprmciples
of either itate or National Democracy,
when it appears you have crawjithed on
ihe litijoet of in ternal Improrementi' We
are glud, however, that you have crwt
onr y but we beg of you not to swear
that you hae always been better Inter
nal Improvement men than the Whigs.
The Whig candidate has afforded a good
denl of auiusemeiit to the aristocratic de
mocracy. They make futl of his plain
manners and peculiar uronnnciitiou of
smmrwwd - ftemgmrttrhrg bnta FHrm'"
er he is, of course, a fair subject for ridi
cule to those who pretend to be the' friends
of the people, when, in fact, they are only
friendly to the spoils, Tliat Mr. Dockkky
is an intelligent, honest man and a chris
tian, is of no avail with these politicians.
He is not refilled and fashionable enough
We hope 'they are satisfied now that'
they have got Mr. Bkaoo, a Lawyer, for
their candidate, iseing a lawyer, we
must give up that he talks very refinedly,
a tn I L tutts-d ainrt'tliiM f .f 1 n- aa ipii nia )it
well as he din Blaekstone, Coke and Lit-
lucks that practical knowledge mum
wliteh tjie life andjiajqiiness of man de
We do irof make war upon Lawyers, as
such, and are very willing that they should
have a large shaiVjif the public offices ;
but we do not thiiikNthcy ought to have
all. We do not admires, the disposition
some people' have to makevgaiiie of a
Fanner, a .Mechanic, or otheKworking
liin. But so a man out himself a dt'ttuf
x . .. , . ..
c;-K it seems tie may bo as aristocratic
he. iviises, and entertain unconcealed
contempt tor the working classes.
' Wd haveliud Lawyers tor Governors
who have (liihvjnator to themstjlves and
tlie State and trKmake a good Executive,
some folks think, heinnst needs be a Law
yer, lint Uov. DrPLriwasjio Lawyer,
and the State never had ttbetter Govern
or, iu the discharge of ttlPtbe duties of
iis office, nor a nobler hearted gentleman,
nor a more patriotic cirizen. oiKswuue
we admit the (nullifications and patrioi
of gentlemen of the Legal profession, w
must be permitted to defend the claims
of other classes and hence Farmer Doc'K
kkv has our best wishes for Success in this
election ; and we believe he is " worthy
ami well qualified," and we think the
People will " vouch for him " in August
. TImra are irrave matters of public in-
tercst ft stake, of more consqt
earth, and they ant -t.-eKeH tlie ground. p ta top timbers, with iron braces .Wires, another a eollar and wristbands,
lhus used l,a comparatively sinall amount 5 inches wide, J inch thick and 30 feet auother a bosom and gussets, and soon
of seed will yield a more satisfactory and wng crossing each trther transversely, throirgh the whole list.' Several skeletons
economical supply, than if a special plot tt00ut three feet apart These braces are 0f quilts lay unfolded in her drawers, and
were devoted to their cultivation. secured to the frames with iron bolts, riv- ier tables and trunks were loaded with
SALISBURY, N. C., MAYt, 1854.
levon tiian the ocenpation or profession
oT thc candidatts-r-and did we not believe-f
Mr. Dolkkuv sound oh these, we Would
not Vote fr him. As it is, we can Vote
for a mutt belonging to a class with whiell
or a matt octoiigtng 10 a ctass wun wnicu
nr sympathies are always interested
without, we trust! uhfoundedi prejudices
igaiiist any. WU. Commercial.
At the close of the grand powwew held
at Raleigh last week, by the lococraU of
thia good old State, the pious Abraham
who presided on the occason. bf way of
exhortation to the faithful, told them that
if their magnanimous hearts should grow
faint during the contest, they would have
nothing to do but to call for " a little more
grapt!) and victory woulu certainly perch
on tlieir brtiiner. We have been credibly
informed that those who, in days gone b
called upon tlie pious Abraham himself
for" Grape," went away sadly disapiut
ed. We understand that when became
from Portugal where he had represent
ed the greatness and dignity of the Tyler
Cabinet a considerable quantity of wine
reaped Pittsborongh among his baggage
lauded duty-free of course and his old
constituents who had sent him to Congress
s a Wnm good and true, calculated oil a
tl aiid true, calculated oua
!i andtc : but, lo ! instead of invi-
ting tliem to taste the grape and take " a
little more," he had it put in a store and
I.a a-A.A nmt t L- ai
hud it sold out to tiote who had tlte cah
U) jMiyfiir it, and to no others! It be
comes such a pinch to talk about grape,
doe it not I Fayi tU v 'dU Argu.
THE LARGEST STEAMBOAT EN
A new steamboat named the " Metrop
olis," was launched on the afternoon of
1 tlm ntli ii.-t fnm, ih uliiiwvanl of K
itnerotn nisi., irom me suip-varu oi o,
Snerlrn.(in.en Point, near this Citv. She
! f..,. .l..,,,!, ,,t U,W II.t fl,.r tinilure
1 . I l fl. t 1 i 1. I
eted to the timbers, and also riveted where
they ewws -between tha.timbers, She has
seven kelsons, made of white oak timber,
14 incites w-Kle and tuet hlgu. the
bed timbers of her engine are of white
oak, 4 or 5 feet wide and 6 feet high.
Over 50 tuns of the best Lister iron are
used in her bracing.
This' steamer is' intended for the Full
River route, and will run, in connection
with the "Bay State" and "Empire
State." Her engine, which is to be put
in bv the Novell v Iron Works, is of near-
My double the power of any steam engine
f ,uw in n8e: Tlie cylinder is 195 inches
diameter by 12 feet stroke.
' The Standm-d and other Lococratie pa
pers are poking fun at Gen. Dockeby, and
endeavoring to hart his popularity with
the people, because he pronounces, as they
say, the word Guano, ywanny. Where
upon the Hillsboro' Iiecorder cites high
authority to show, that a niun in this State
lias "the right to pronoii iice 1 lie'word jusTpin wondered- where some falkirgitflfiek.
as he pleases. At the last annual meet
ing of the State Agricultural Society (savs
.that paper) guatio was made a subject of
'discussTon,Tir wliicli 'mafiyof 'ttffi iii'osl' lii'
telligeut nienibers participated. A short
time before the Society adjourned, the
former Secretary, James F. Taylor, Esq.,
who has a rctiMirkable fund of knowledge
as well as humor, introduced a resolution
in relation to the pronunciation of the
word gwino, which was about as follows
we quote from memory :
Whereas, in the discussions which have taken
place in this Society, the word iuuho has been
pronounced in ten or more different ay, as
guno goiivo guner g auny gwyner
and gwoner ; and none of Hu m correct
' Tkrrtfnrr frmr-'iThr-here)irT,'"in-tl'
dis4.-ussions of this boIv
T1ii a ord shall be pro-'
nouneej (we cannot jiy how, for we did
not get it exactly ,j
The Society, however, took no action
upon tho matter; and we contend! there
fore that the proper pronunciation of the
word is still an open question. ' We hold
that if it is allowable in-rmetmnr to pro
nounce where,' ", and there, thnr, that
yteanny comes near enough to guano, and
is equally allowable.
But dies if not come with a fine grace
from these lJeinoerats, tliese spurious
friends of the people, to laugh at the hoine
spuiipiKiuunciatiou of a man who has not
perliiipseeeived the advantages of a first
class ednraffwu I
As for lh-aggiit is highly probable that
ne 'Win pronomtve -u in- ugtsi-.iieu, jii
view of 'his blasted hopes gone-cr.
II reck- or the I'oicnatan.-lhe passcn
ger ship Powhatan, Captain Myers, (of
Baltimore,) with her crew and ttnyo hun
dred and eleven passengers, was wrecked
Long Beach on the night of Sunday,
fhiNtith April. It was reported that ev
ery 6od on board w as lost ; but later ac
counts sity. the Captain, the mate, and one
other pereotKescaiH'd with lite.
aster was terrKjIe,
Two hundred and
fifty bodies had
From tha Scientific America.
SAWING, AND SAW MILLS,
Having been a lumberman for many
years part, both here and at the north,
and desiring to put into onr tuilH here,
the best machinery in use I took a tour
to the State of Maine, thence lo Canidn,
and Northern New York, and patiently
examined all the best mills in these re
gions. Being a millwright by trade, I
found nothing to compare with what is
termed " the line-log gang," as itsed in
Maine and manufactured by Messrs.
Hinkley &Egey, of Bangor. Tliese mills,
for strength and ntility m every way ex.
eel any mill in the country. They are a
roller gang, consequently there is no time
lost in gigging hack, nor in putting on
the logs, ii.r yetlin taking off the kmUer
when sawed ; one log follows through af
ter another, the same as the plank in a
Woodworth ulaninar niaclnne, anU with
tsomethiilg like the same speed. The' log
pass through the whole without any re
gard to length. The lumber is then edg
ed up by a circular saw, consequently the
logs yield a much larger amount of lum
ber, than when sawed in the common
way. Gunir saws are also very thin and
cut away very little stuff. These mills
are Generally run with a velocity of from
, , -,.", ,7;i ..-a U,P ,; anrl fWi
f , h t0 Ulch 8trote. They
" . .. ... .
cut rie enormous quantity ot Irom W to
50 M of boards in 12 hours. 1 am ac
quainted with what is called " the yan-
kee irnnir. and circular saw nulls ot eve
ry description, and must say that I do not
know of any mill that holds any compar
ison to the " line log gang," for getting
out good lumber in the most economical
maimer. The cost of manufacturing him
ber Wsnch mills is abtmt 75-etsvper M
feet. J. li Abmsteoso.
Hamilton, N. C, April 7.
THE HALF HOUSEKEEPER.
She was only a half house-keeper. Go
where you would about her home, there
was neither taste" nor neatness. She
would begin with great avidity, but lose
alt her zeal before she got through. Of
hcrf husband's half a doseti new shirts
Her bread was always unpalatable be
cause sWftwgot this or that and though
she had heed married ten years, in all
that time the table was never rightly laid
for a meal. Either the salt was wanting,
a knife or spoon,. or some important in
gredient this afforded good exercise
for the family, and tliere was" at all times
a continued running to and fro.
She was a half honse-kceper. Her
meats were never cared for after dinner,
and then it was " la ! throw it away, it
aiu't much." Much or little, it makes
the butcher s bill enormous, and tier hus
band half distracted. Tliere al ways'stood
iu iier musty smelling pantry, mouldy
bread. .... There. 1 ways laid about her
room a dozen garments worn out by
trampling rather than ue. She was for-
CvSr tripping over brooms, forever wqn-
deTing why ou eaiTii worn came so very
hard to her.
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Her children's clothes came to pieces
the first day, because they were only
half made, and her temper soured quick
er than anything else. She was contin-
nually lamenting that she ever married,
house-work. "Oh! dear me!" seemed
to be the whole of her vocabulary and it
would make one sad to watch her listless
movVuieiituind hear her declare that no.
woman worneu so nam as se, which
was pretty true, for she had no method.
She dragged through life, and worried
through death, for which I fear, like ev
ery thing else, she was only half prepst
ed, and lettsix daughters to follow Her
example, and curse the world witn six
more halt bouse-keepers. J . 1 -. urgan.
Snow Storm at the 2V ortLn e collect
from our exchanges the following account
of a severe snow storm at tlie jNortn:
Boston, April 15. About foiir inches
ofTno w tins fallen here since.2'jJock
this niornitig. The weather now indi-
(iiute a severe snow stoptu uere yestcruav
aitertiooti aiui last rjigwi. a lew sieigus
were out thuMmatiuttj
Nkw Yokk, April6. A violent snow
storm set in here about noon.
Philapkli'iiia April lb". A furious
storm of . winiX and siiQW'. has prevailed
here since tlus morning.
Wasiustox, April 16. A severe sleet
and snowtofm Jias been raging all day,
which must prove very disastrous to ear
Batimohk, April 17. A severe storm
of wind, rain, hail and snow prevailed in
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,1111, .IV111..T ........t,
v and up to late last night. The cold
as u.teuse for tins season of the year, ,
and have a damagingeffect on vegetation.
Un the coast it must have neen severely
felt, and we may apprehend the occur
rence of inanv marine disasters. J
Trkati.no.-A public meeting at Car- A COLlTsPRING.
thage on the 1st inst, which we bear was .
largely attended, adopted resolutions It is mentioned ns a remarkable fact by
against the practice of treating .in elec-! the " Middletown Sentinel," that tlie Coti
tioneering campaigns. 11iise prest'iit ; necticut river after navigation had been
oledirt'd themselves not toenwort f'oraitv ! otiened and vessels had passed both ways.
'office, a candMlate w1m treated or
ed others to, treat for him, and without re-j
gard to party to support men avoiding j
the practice. Greentboro J'atriot.
- . 4.
Mortality itt Vtm.--Froin there-!
Wnt fcport of the Intendatlt of Police to
.1 i-l .... a-! I -tf.l
ine Allnlnlslqlle, w irtii u rnni mc
number of deaths in the Town of Xew
bem, for the year ending March 1, 154,
-i a 1
was 102 ot wtncn nnmoer, o were wniies
47 slaves, and 21 free persons of color.
Anions- the whites, 17 ibud from scarlet
fever, while the deaths from other causes
were comparatively tew. une lacr, we
consider worthy Df particular notiee,-and
that is of the lax persons ot all colors wito
died in Newbern during the whole year,
but 6 frohJ billions fever go to make np
the number ; of these were whites, 1 a
slave, and 8 free negro?. This states
nient proves that the health f Newbern
has been much improved within the last
to years, in this respect. This result is
w oeauriuuieu, we prcuiuc, io u -berof
turjentime distilleries, which line
the borders of the towiH together with
the care more- recently taken ly our citi
zens, to remove all filth from their prem
ises. Jretebern AU-anitc.
The ProprieUei. A little girl was ta
ken bv her father to. witness the repre
sehtatfoft of Unele Tom's Cabin. When
questioned as to what she thought of it,
she replied that she liked jt very well,
all but the last part, when they took Unkkr
loin up to heaven wHDiPTecr strut tm.
faiT" " Never marry a man for his rich
essays a newspaper Solon. 'This is all
nonsense, young ladies, uon t be looted
by it journey as well tell children not
lO -Cm KSCW aklMI, UWMW HICJ go,
Young women want pretty dresses, iVc.,
and they want rich hut bauds givetbese
things to them. The fair ones will smile
on the lucky dog who can jingle tho dol
lars. Poor fellows might as well make
up their minds to bear st.
If a plump, juicy man weighing one
hundred -lb, were squeezed flat tinder a
hydraulic, press, seventy-five pounds of
w-ater wo'uld rtin out, and only twenty
five pounds of dry residue WKmld remain.
Now, such an experiment would not be
very agreeable, esiieeially if the man was
alive when put under the press: but thej
stuff we are nuide. :-. . 1
" Ah, sir," said an usher, at Eton, as
lie flourished the cane over a boy' who
struggled greatly, " you may shuffle, but
Tliere is a young lady hoarding at the
Troy House, with feelings so fine that she
can. t sleep.if one of . the teat ber stands on
Some idea may be formed' of the re
sources of the works at Woolwich Arsen
al, when it is stated that three tons weight
of Miuie rifle balls are made per day.
HOW TO APPLY GUANO,
For com spread 300 pounds to the
acre and harrow in, after pulverising and
nuking wun any tiiuih main -ot. ii jvuw
... !'.. . : . i :t I
use other manure, apply a handful or Hi
mixture to the hill before dropping tKc
oorik For grain crop, broaiieastaud
harmw nnder t or grass wadeastaiid
use in a rainy day, early this moMth, .. It
is more pleasant to use it when mixed
with !oa:u. ....
' Take Care of that YongXah:X
young gent, an acquaintance of ours, was
a few evenings since with a young lady
of fashion, making a specimen of that sta
ple known as lovewhen suddenly, and
peu ine veneraine pareui oi ine lauy. l lie
unexpecteil appearance of an intruder
caused the young man any amount of con-
t'usioB, altlvough he was not a ware that he
stood in'tlie presence of his intended fatu-er-in-Iav,
never having had the pleasure
of seeing the author of his idol before.
The lady, as soon as she could recover her
wonted cotiiosure, struck a graceful -attitude
upon the floor, aaal eaidT "Mr. B
tiiis is my Pa.' . The'ydunglovergrasped
the old man's extended digitals, and bow
ing obsequiously, retunietl, "How do vou
do, Mr. Pa?'
The old man seeing the embarrassment
of both, left the room instantlv, as he said,
"My dear, do take care of that young
AiX EMERGENCY MET.
meeting a short time since finding that ,
the concluding won! Jacob, had not svl- L 0,u "e weneracy must feel Digli
lables enon.di to fill un the music ade- i 'y H"ered at these delicate comphmeuts.
J a-a-a J-a-a-a-fol Je riddle oob T
That reminds us, savs the Giralfe, of a
young hiss who went to a camp-meeting
and came back fiill of the revival which
tbev had, and who did nothing for the
following week but sing .
" Shout ! shout we're gaining ground
She bad the tune so pat, that all she!
said was but a continuation of that song,
and not tinfrequently the rhyme was
f.. t. I 11,1 l.k.. Hvtut,! t
p. .... , j- , .... .V ,
. m.. j,, rtn.
If too don't c out III knock you dowu.
Halle Halleluiah ;
You nasty "tin km' tlop'd eared hounj,
t', glory hailelujar V
procur-;slould lie closed oyer again with ice on
the S9tli ot SUircn, wittun niteen miles
of the mouth of the river, st that steani-
boats could not pass.
TALE OF A P1X.
In an early month of the year 1778,
with a tolerable ed scat ion, ana with ma
ny natural qualifications for a financial
life, Jacques Lafitte was seeking for a sit- -nation
as clerk. He had high hopes and
a light heart, for he brought with him a
letter-wf introd iiction to Mr- Perregaex.
the Swiss banker. . But with all his san
guine anticipations and golden day dreams
lie was bashful and retiring. It was with
a trembling heart that the young provin
cial appeared before the Parisian man of
bonds and gold. He managed to explain
the purpose of his visit, and presented
hi tetter of reeoiniuendution. Tlie bro
ker quietly read the note. "It ia impos
sible," said he, as he laid it aside, "that
I can find room .for you at present ; all my
offices are full. Should there be a vacan
cy at a future time, I will see what can
be done. In the meantime 1 advise you.
to apply elsewhere, as it maybe a consid- '
erable period before I shall beble to ad
mit foil." . Awav went lunxhinp and nrna-
""tperons visions! Disappointed and gloomy,"
Jacques (eft tho presence of the polite
banker. As he crossed with downcast
eyes tlie court-yard of tlie noble mansion,
lie observed a pin lying ca tle ground.
His habitual bUits of frugality, amidst
his disappiutinMit, were still upon tho
watch, lie picked up the pin and caro
fully stuck it in the lappcl of his coat r
From that trivial action sprung his fu
ture greatness ; that one single act of fru-
x CJlr0 RJld d ft(r little tliinrs. ope
led the way to a stupendous fortune. Fro
the window of his.,caUinet, Mr, Peprtgem
had observed the action of bis rejected
clerk, and he wisely .thought that the man
who would stoop to pick up a pin, under
such circarnstaiiceB, wa?' endowed with"
necessary qlnalities lor a good economist ;
he read i i that single act of parsimony
an indication of a great financial mind,
and he deemed the acquisition of snch ,.
one as wealth itself. Before the day had
closed, Lafitte received a noteiromJthe
bahkefr A pToce," it said,,"i made fir
you at my office, which yon may tako
possession of to-morrow." The bank
waa uoi ueceiveu in ins estimate of tlie
siHin displayed a talent andfaptrss f?r
uis caning mat procured Ins advancement -from
the clerk to a cashier; from a cash-
ier to a partner ; and from a partner to the
head proprietor of the first banking house
in Paris, lie became a deputy, and then
president of the Council of ministers.
What a destiny for A hum who would
stoop to pick un a inn ' .-
IOUS PILESES. ,'
Tlie lresidcnt of the ' locrocratic con
vention was abrahain rencher, (well hot
trouble the boys to reach to the capital
case forliiin,) aTylerized Whig. Elected
to Congress a Wliig in 1 841 , he was one
of tiie corporal's guard that stood b the
duiinistratiou of the ..creature John. Tf ...
-- ---T.--..7--.. -w
wr wuen neArnoTtzea ana sold me Wlitg
arty. Honest Abraham was rewarded
with a Mission to Portugab--where he
studied democracy, and came back a bit
ter reViler of those ; t : whom he Was ini
debted for all the little eminence that he
ever possessed. Of course he was bitter
against the Whigs. We think it was no
credit to the Democratic Convention to
have him preside over them. The English--men
were above shooting Arnold after he
pnt up Thomas Bragg, Esq., for the glory
of a defeat, paid a distinguished compli
ment to the original panel of the .party,
by selecting as President of the Conven
tion, Abram Renchek; and,- as one of
the Secretaries, W. W. Holpkm of the
Staiutard both renegade Whigs we Te
Marcps Ekwi.v, another renegade Whig,
was the big gun iu tlie oratorical part of
the business, too: ,
This, however, is only following Presi-
4et-PieiW-puliey ; who, not finding a
icocrat good etioiigtrTO
-4i- ti-. Dady JjFcrol&r
At a hotel, a short time since, a girl in
quired of a gentleman at a tatde if his
cap was out. .. , . ' '.-. r z
No," said he, " but my coffee is." j
Tlie poor girl was considerable confuse -
;ed, but detennined to pay him iu his
own coin. .
While at dinner the stage drove up,
iuid several coming in, tlie gentleman
too-lked : ,
iH' me siage oine nere l
No, sir," exclaimed the eirl in a sar-
castic.toue, "but the passenger do."
Z-& A negro man, the property of
Mrs. Shepard of this city, committed sui
cide last Monday morning by catting his
throut with a razor; we understand that
he had been drinking. Where did he get
it ? We saw a very suspicious gathering
last Sunday evening near a certain grog
shop and the negroes passing in-and-out
a back door ; and that s not all ; we saw
some negroes that weresodrunk that they
were most insolent to those passing along
the streets. Beware. IM. JIttnyJitan.
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