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Fi:iuiii.kv ti:ui. isii.
peicr K K diiht and wile ")
Mary and others Petition f
vs. sale of si a v .v
Wiltomhhy I Inward and : fur division
' J niie- I Inward & wi'o J
IT appeal h-g In the saii-fieiion np'h
Chi r I . 'lit' ihf d.-l'i mhiitls art- n t inha
Mauls of i hi- Stale: i: is I betel re eoder
eJ,ihi' jxihlicaiion lie mi'lc t r ti e I'm
ie-s, n-r mx wicks MieerMvdv,
!tenn l slid Cum t, lo lie 'eld for d
'co'i"l nn ,n' ' '"''l' 'nnd iv in Ma'
I IKX', v'oiii I lloucio Tar'ior -Mirh
; fltnl th'-rt to pi -ad. aoswer or . nu
i 10 llie pel iti on o ihe plainiilT; oihrwi-
i will he t ilien pro con fe .$0 ami he n . I r.r
wiine, ..oiiN . o flf, K-r, 1 m; o: -u.
j3.jH,..urt, at mi.e... j..c l.mrih .MCm.ay
inFehnmy. . i fjt-
Ji O A V ft , . ( I k
WK. lllUiA .3
Compound Tomato I9iUs.
d new and invaluable Medicine fur alt
disritsfs arising from imparities of
Ihe blond, morbid secretions of the tiv
er mid stomach, also, a subt it ute for
ulo'ncl, fs a cathartic in fevirs and
i nil bilious diseases.
1 II ESE popular Ptlh, combining lie
medicinal properlies of the Tomato
; Plant wiih other vegetable suti-tanre-which
hive been lound to modify and dif
fihe its effects, ate believed In be ihe best
j Attentive and C iilurlic Medicine ev r
'discovered. Tucy have been abundan'.h
and successfully tried, and h ive received
universal approbation lor Scrofula, Dys
pppia, Milieus diseases inndice, (J 1 avel,
Pia, ni.ious ureases J lun.iiee, i.iavcl,
Mimathm, C ahls hdJo-..zi, Cat 11 rh, i
srvons diseases A cid stomachs G I and-
ir swellings . f all kinds, Costi vencss. !
, -u.k, mjii.k,ie, &.c. I
An Aiiiidate to Lontagious and r.pi ;
,emic uisea-e, lo pr veoi Ihe lormatim. !
III hh rmc o.wl 1 i...... ..iT I.' t
, ivi 1 v (. 1 o c c 10 1 , 1 1 v 1 ij o 1 1
, FcVT 3lli
,S!,e 1,1 ,n,)e ul' st-idt- in hoi ;
LiiiiiJies, and lov
ai.eJ mariiy cotioti ns,
a"J llic best Catharlic tluii cm I c ucd !
'r lliose localities. Seamen
them an infallible ra mi tl- for
Ci'-.,l 1 11 . . . . 1 1 . .
j.uuu Haveners i no nest .Meiiicmo u ' ;
Ihey ran use lo emmi- iacl ihe dangers oi j
f i)')sar m unhealthy cWna-es I- o.
Clili ar v Famdt; t.tin il..- 1 . .-. .. !
-JII.V ;iJ)proveil, as ihe best cer olfoed.
As a Dieiet ic or Dinner P.il, one lak. n
."all an hour after elium-r, will oifiieicn! I
siim.il;,te Ihe ilig-live powers of ih".
M(),i'ch to a healthy and lul igoia'eel :.e
ll0l,a tl aie f mud xin niely si 1 vceahh
0 ciniiteract ih rouge-live e fl'eel-o'
or 1 1 f e sunopi s. nr the ex
ciVe n,p - ,l,.ern or 1 1 oil
""a; lMh are liof of d-Mihtful utiliiv.
have pissed away from thus, el nlv
, i'ioc!itt! up .n Ihe lide of cx;i rin.eoi.
.,,n'l recainmeml nions from .y-ici iu
"JI'J fliers j,, every vnielv of (d mi ale in
e United States" T- X is. ar.d Ihe Cam
"i!)'-:ir nitf.ss to i!)e p--eulj ,r a-d pi
,p'l flecis c.l ,tj M ..Ind.i- ; in fo-t tin y
'."e lecr,!ed hy phy-ieians gcni-fall y.
P'hren,.,. 10 any 01 her (titm 1 ie and
'I'titivf. Mi ihciue .tnd Laving acq 111
a" "l'r. cede:, led f. hdu iiy a- an An
.B" )'l"'ic and Ami hih..us l. n,edy.
J11' ,,,,s'f)U'ali.i.i being fully -u-ian, ,l
HI ''lchiiraci -r nl its ie'imomals
J,,If'te '."c",:,"m 'leman.l lor 1 he Me eli
( -"I'lsonly necessary for the I'ropiie
f! 110 Caniion. thai the puh
'"'Vnnt mit,,ko other ine-dicii.es which
i-.irmhioid as TiHnato preparations fur
mp innd Tomato IM!
rr;i lu) .,ccuill o( Mdi-
k,,,Mi ami f,
lr nunier.Mjs ceit.ficaics fnon
vi!0l;ilS and ,. ...,! I. ,..
fi-ceiiii., . ' f.n.f.ii-i?
.;l 7 pu!).v,ed, in u,e hands ol all Ihe
'frU,o genuine wiihout ihe signature
lfori!" i-PhelPSM.D.f Proprietor, lla. l-
GEO. HOJVJRI), Agent.
I. V AN OF TUG UNITED STATE
PASS2I) AT THE SKCOXn SESSION' OP THS
t w u r v-sj x I'll c J : G :t ess .
"j.jlic No 10.
N ACT m ikin r nn fipjjrnpriatinii to de-
I ay tiio i xiie se of a doje.r i -n rf tii
N.Miwiioiv l.idi.ios west of the Mis.si.ssi-)
riuiuia, ai.,i oti.cr purposes.
H - if nutreif tf,- Seuoc (n( f0,is'
"f ltsprescul.ttiv.'s of ths United Slntc
"J li?,ict iii (Impress ussvmhled.
iVat ihe sum of lil'tcen thonsiri I dollars he
ip;i oprsatci. out u any moneys in tlu
d ct a pacification with the hotile puition
f that li ihe in Florida.
K. M. T nUXTEiJ,
Speaker of the. Lose if Itrpre.sentalives.
W. . KING,
President of the Senate pro tempore.
ApiU0VEi), M area 2 1, IS II.
M. VAN 1JUREN.
From the Washington Iiepabiican.
Gi:N. WILSON AND THE HANKS.
j In a late number we dicus-ed one of the
amendments olfercd he fl.-n Wil.m itw.
Senator f.om IvUeeou.be, in the lat Le-
! gis'ature, to t he -!,H eonct miug HanLs."
jand .romistti tobetow further at i,nt ion on j
j 1 ;1L. vubjeel matter in a future number. ;
It will be recollected that the amendment
j noticed in our former ariicle propose I to !
prcvenf the Hanks from suttig their j
dcblors, whilst they refused to pay their
creditors We omitted to publish the
voles of the Senators, and as it may be in
teresting to the people of ibis Senatorial
livasnrv ID! otherwise ann.,,.;.;.. ! t. . , - ,,c. t i.wuie un m, pomi, alter a cio-e 1:1
defriv the cvnons. ..f . ,1 ,' V i1 ' .m S' u"" less I linn t liey call lor. J vesication of th.e b; st data, is, lhal the a
iP i:.:,1',:V0,,.rtnc ri' oUn, merchant who wishes I mount paid 1, 7 the c,:miry to the hanks
, I.1 V'''PP-. locxchinKft their paper for rod. Is in N. during the lat en years f.,r the use of theii
. " .i;ei in an a-iempt in v. must rst cxehno. thnm t V V.,.1, .. o.,.t ,i:.. . a . ,....:
district to know how the.ir Senator Voted, present the names of the People's mem
we subjoin the voles, as recorded, on that j weis Those who voted for ihe amend
amendnient. Those who voted in favor ! nicnt are, "Messrs. Arringlon, Cooper,
of the Banks siting w hilst they refused to j Ethcridge, Exum, Moulder, Johnson,
pa-, are '-Messrs. Hynum, Clingman, I Kerr, Eat kins, Melvin, Mitchell, McDiar
Oockerv, Edwards, Faison, Gaither, Maw-j mid, Orr, Pollock, Ueid, Sloan, Ward,
kins, llcllen, Melchor, Melvin, Moore, j Whitaker, Whilfield, Williams, and Wil
Mooreheid, Mon'soir.erv, Move, M vers. 'son 20."
Parks, Pasteur, I'uryear, Kihelin, SEL-
li V, Shepard, Sp eel,Spkis, Spruil!, Wad-
dell, and Win th 2G."
Tiiose who voted for t!ie protection of ,
,hc 1)e0jiit arc ..Messrs. Albiight, Ar-
, inlo1 ijoiuj. C00per, ICthtred'Tre, Ex -
uni H,n, Hou.;er, Jolmson, Kerr5, Lark-1
MeDiarmid, Orr , iJolio.-k, K id, Sloan,
Ward, Whi laker, iniiivid, W dliams, i
an t iisou 1."
yc aeem it r.ee litss to re-arue th- ins-
. . . . ' J '
1 "c and expettn-ncv oi the wroijosition.
uot, UIC JVious, ht. liie people speak,
t ;.11:111. sli Y .,,! n. .,.....:. ;
jansAei lo tne comolaints ol llieir tlistie
...w.w.i 1,1 it... .0 ,;i. ,.r ii '
cd eonstiti icots Wi.iw-r.il iw.i t- o..
the bars hness ol that iin eme-nt u - nidi t he I
m.,zed as ve
J r )
vmiI niioer. utteiiv a-
are at thecvideute which
their votes furnish d' ihe faciliiv with which ',
worihy and intellig.mt n.emliers transfer ! u ar ' others upon the banks, but that
their all. gi. nee irom ihe people to the!,,itT Wlir wi,n themselves? Hut another
thinks, and h a' ti in the midnight caucuses ' and more pregnant mode of parrying Ihe
of ihe Capiiol to love iheirpariy more than j ahuses of these concerns, is to charge the
their couni.y: uoiwiti.s.an.hog this, we Republican puty with being opposed to all
would, if ne elarebe uufaitbiulM-ntiuels of '''nks and in favor of a meiahc currency.
Domoeiatie liberty, sen en ihem fiom the We anwei for ourselves, and every Re-eleeii-toned
:ud niua'i ion of an oimrosed publican whose sentiments we know, that
and uiircj)reseined co:istit'Jencj. We ! lhe charge is false utterly false. We la
pass to another amendment. I vor a sound paper s) stem, and we verily
1 ... . 11 1 1 r 1 1
l henixt amendment which we shall
notico is not muci, hs, in. portaui e,r inter-
ts ion man that loimciiv orcsviiied. It is!aother, do not mner wioeiy a 10 wnai i
a follow s:
...,i u;tr,i, ,..n,...i .!...,:. .!.n
i lin (.11 IUHII, II III I L soaiijjj
nl it shall
not bo l.iwlul lor liie ollh eisol
or nanus thai Has suspended specie P '
meuis ur sh-dl hei eai;cr sospenil, to sen or
oispose of an y bill ol IvKch iuge, check or
eli idi, or other instrument ol like e harjet
ei, at a greater rale than iwo per cenl. pie
niium or exchange; nor shall any person or
persons, as Agt rn ur Attoi ne , or in any
oilier capacity, do so for the benefit of Said
Bank or Banks; and any olliecr of saitl
Bank or Banks, so oflTcmimg shall be guil
ty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction
ineii:of shall be punished by fine or impri
sonment." It is well known lhat the Banks are in
the habit of taking advantage of the com
mercial iricguhu ities which ihey theuisel
i s occasion hy speculating in exchange
For example: if a notenohler present
himself at ihe counter of toe Branch of tht
Bank of Cape Fear at ibis place, and de
mands ihe specie for the notes of that Bank,
he is told he cannot have it he tills tin
managers then, that he is willing to take a
(Edgecombe County, JC. V.J
iTiir,!'; nn Wiv Vni-lf n t)..i. . i 1
I " " oMon msieau o
i : : . r . . .
- i .hvjuc,
and tiv-no'ehoMer is informed that he can
have tne check (or exchange) at - per
cent. Now, the Irtie and just rate of cx-
mang-between Ibis town and New York
ns:roply t.iejrsiht of specie added to
lhz risk of transportation. Such is the
f.itic principle ofrxchange, and any oilier
i itn;h:!osoj)iiicil and usuriosis. What
then is a fdr charge for exchange on this
fill tic pie." Certainly not more than one
percent! indeed less, if we consider that
us bin$ an rxporling section, the hd
iive of trade ."li xtld he in otir favor. IJ.ji
at. any rate, too per cent, the discount pro
posed by (len. Wilson, is extremely liber
d to iio H inks. L?t every nvrch ui! anil
Ii-ah-r in this fjwn c dcul.ite what he lo-e-
oy the rejection of Gen. Wilson's proposi-j c ites, and it. is admitted by ail; bnt wheih-t,'1-
. or ,Il;,c who or-jrc this argnmrnt, or ih jse
I lie matter lies In a nut shell. It a j who candede i:. ine a-.vor.; of ihe m--- at cos!
mounhs simply to this: The no!es of ihejof this in w convenient nied;un.ve much
lianKs, ny mismanagement, or by an inher- donlii. Th- coaclu-ion io which the re
money, or (what is the same thing) for
a enetK uu a A. one HanK. lint tile
notes of ihe New York 15 inks are at par,
ind therefore our merchants must jiay the
depreciation of the notes of our banks.
We say ihe merchants pay the Io3s; VUQ
ihey do in ihe first instance, but it ultimate
ly tails on the consumer; that is, on him
who buys from ihe merchant, who is quite
sure to count it in the price of his Roods
u:ely (Sen. Wilson was libera! enough in
allowing two per cent which, nfier paying
a lair exchange, allows at least one per
cent for depreciation. We submit it then
to the people, what shall be t lie measure of
heir condemnation of those unfaithful
-erva;. Is who voted against this just and I
'easjn djle propoMtion, and whose names j
are as follows: "Messrs. Albright, Uond,
Hynurn, Cimgman, Dockery, Edwards,
Faison, Gaiihcr, Hawkins, Hellen, Mill,
M elehor, Moore, Moot ehead, lMontgome-
r'i Aioye, M ycrs, I'arus, Turyear, KiLc-
lin, SELHY, Shepard, Speed, Spiers,
c :n v'a i.ai 1 ic . ,1 n
opium, utiueii, auo v orin -ii.
It is but fair that in presenting the names
of the Pank members, we should also
It is easy, we know, for those interested
' sanctioning and perpetuating the opjires-!
sior.s and anuses o! the banks, to decry us
ami air free citizens who refuse to regard
h - ni as sacred, and dare to expose their 1
' nii?chiefs and eliscuss legislative remedies, j
as demagogues and alai mists. Nothing is
"'"C easy,' or more unjust. We are not 1
demagogues, because, in the free spirit of .
au American B litor, we lift the veil which '
shrouds the sanctuary of chartered inioui-
! . r ... 1 -. 1
V- u is our rigut, ami more, it is our 1
'duly. We could wish that the banks were
moie; faithlu to their duties, and less
nroiie 1 o trench iinoo theriirbts of thp ne:i-
ole. Nor are we alarmists: we have no
isli to imnair tue lime commence wmrii.
I I. .. . .1 : . 1 .. . . ! . 1 1
... . . . . ... 1 .
Ul - J1 ineii nue mi-cuuuuci, uic peopio yci
entertain in these institutions. How truly
Mr. Calhoun remark, that it is not a
Relieve that tne souno in.iiKeis 01 an pai-
'i'S hen they come to understand one
a sound system
We are sure that the re-
n...ii...r i...rtwtii of ibo nconle. no matter
himv mt.y divide in other matters, are wide
I j. anj deeply sensible of the evils of
" 1". "-; '
Ube oresenl state of things, and are ready
to unite in any constitutional change.
Bui however th s may be, we are deter
mined, so far as our readers are concerned,
that the people shall be informed of ihe
misdoings of the banks of this State, and
of ihe unfaithfulness of those public ser
vants who sanction them. We dare to
speak outbid mean to do so, even if we
Oo racked in our means for doing so as the
iloly inquisition tortures the body.
We shall, in a future number, notice the
Bill concerning Banks" itself.
Extra Sessions of Congress. The
.lumb -r of these which have convened dur
,i,f the existence of our government is as
John Adams was inaugurated on the 4th
if March, 1797. He convened Congress
May 17, 177 His first annual address
...io . I I iful-l I Nov. 23. 1797.
Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated on
baliuday, April 3. 18-11
n i T - . . - - -
in-riot Alan,. Km A,,lr.l
i .. - - . , ...... t . i 1 1 unn.ii."
uici session uetooo- 17. 1S0.3
James Mn,l,s,.n w,, ,k,
4th of March, iso.9. Me convened C
ures Mav 23, lsr,9, a!s on tiiV'h
Mav, I sin '
Martin Van B-vcn was i:aiirrtjraed the
4th of March, I S.il, and coUv(,lu Con
gross the dth of Spternh-r, 1 S o 7.
The Cos! of 'Paper Monri. The 1
report of the Sovnlary of the Treavirv,
on tie swhiect of the
on tne stihject ot the c.in-ncy jr-neratiy.
and of b.inhs and bmkin-x in p n tica! .r, do -
serves to lake hih r.'.nl; ii-r.otia; ? v. rv
"a iiu siaiisi ioai papers w
r . t . . 1
'y emanated irom tint
dej) n i tncnl
OiOnev is ti.e :'roat i i:,t iS ',t n,ln.
per cent, interest for the use of bank capita!
;md the reasonable expenses of manain
thelnnlis, is computed at SU-1,000,00C:
being an a-irm :! sum of SS. 400,000. Of
iheatf-r.pR-te io-s -s Mis'ainrd by the com
munity since 1 7s), Mr. W o-jtihory com
pules th it 'here ions' have li ;p;;enfd with
in the last ten veats, an amount r.f $200,
000,000; which is it the arruni rales ol
520,000.000. Without including the los
ses sustained by depieciation cf bank pa
per or fluctuations in thy currenov of the
country, we leave it for the leader to an
swer whether the Convenience of paper
promises dots not eot more lhati it i
worth, when I lie same convenience, or. at
least, all the conveniences of paper, could
be secured and en joyed wiihout socii losses,
!y ic'ly and 'tnd v cuti vet tible curren-
cy. Such an one, however, can never
long exist in any country where the repre
sentative nnd the material upon which it is
based are both used at the. same time.
Stale Credit. hid Crawford, Eq., oi
Geo. who a year or two since vi.-ited Eng
land for the purpose of negotiating a loan
on the bonds of Georgia, wrote as follows
to a committee of the Legislature of lhat
State on the 14th of November, 1S40:
"The leading object at which the Legis
lature of Georgia should now aim, with a
view to carry on her public works, is the
establishment of a high Stale credit; and
1 take leave to assure you, from mt.cii in- j
lercourse witn capitalists 0:1 t;oih sides ol
the Atlantic, that adequate ai.d siable re-
venue laws at c absolutely indi-pe nsahl".
They have not, or ought not to have anv
confidence in pled ses' of bank dividend's
or bank capital. They apprehend that the
State Governments dare not tax the
J'e to raise the means of maintaining the
public laith, and therefore h.-y will not
... 1 ....! . . ' r 1 . ..
rciy on 11. nui ni n o riaic
'impose the requisite tax. and such an earn-
est is in veil ol her honest and resolute nur-
Dose to nav her debts' as will at once dis-
ld all doubts."
The British Troops in Canada. Ti e
Toronto (U. ('.) I'a't iot slates titat upwards
of 15,000 s ddicrs, horse, foot and aitilli ry.
the very rcof the liriti-h at my, are now
siatiotutl in the United Cauadas. We also
learn lhat there are more titan 5,000 in
New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, making
a total of upwards of 20,000 in British
(pThe Ilarrisonian, published at Ma
rion, Smythe county, (Va.) st .tts that the
disease in West Tennessee, supposed to be
the "cold plague," has been ascertained to
be the cffe:t of poison, "placed in fl ur
groundala mill, by an Irishman, who has
since been at rested."
Fatal Duel. The Cincinnati Iiepubli
can states tiiat a duel was fought al Alton.
III. on the 4th inst. between Judge Smith,
of the Illinois Supreme Court, and Mr.
McClernand, late Secretary of the State,
of Illinois. They fought with rides, dis
tance fifty prices. Judge Smith was the
challenger and was killed en the spo!.
Common Carriers. The Court in
Bank (the court of last resort in Ohio) have
decided that proprietors'1 of stage coaches
are common carriers lhat as such ihey
are responsible for the safe conveyance o!
. . , ,v , , tl , i Lii.i 1 v .lii'.-l ll'dl i M' S X
passengers and basgage lhat their giving 1,1 , 1 ... . ' . .
Uicetothe contrary cannot relieve them pa jve ye,;rs 11 receipts , nnng
from liab.htv-tbat a watch is a ctt'tomaty W- V " U U btcn
:i.. i-i..,.' n onrl 1.....'. , e J -o .bis.
article of baggage, ami the. hunk oi a tra
eller the ptojH r place for its deposit'
thai the proprietor will be charged if il ho
lost. We vi ry often ob-crvc in the a !
vertisemcnt of stage proprietors, 4iall bag-
gage at the risk of the ow ner!"' Theie
have been numerous decisions of late upon
this point, in different Stales of the Union,
Vol. XrilXo 14.
.r...iM, . .
ui in r i n ' i t tiini -. - n
va.s nothiiii. S;nr pr or.ri."ors (-te.tnii
,fi s, t lif .s.i m ) a'O roniiiion c;trirs
infiCtatid in cor.lempla i :i of law, nnd
CiimuY avail ihem-ehvs of the advantages
of that character vh- ni inc:r;in ihe ro
spo:iM'bili ies which aM..ch lo it This has
hecomc a .Nctth d pi ii.ciple .f law. There
have been adopted many ingenious modi s
of evading it, hut they Imve m t with little
!av or fro ni t!e coitrts. Sto 12; afcoards
oe de( ;),od necss irv lo ptoteet the mil-
ii-ms of live and pivpeUy which are de
j pendnu con-tuiily upon "th vigil u.ce am
1 hones' y of cosnnian c 11 1 iers.
C'se in w' ich a husbind was
-ned for article iV.rnished h;$ wife, after
.-he had q .ji-cd .his bed and board." was
tried in Ai tv rk on W edncsil ay la-i
lu ige lulis chai-Ri-d the jury thd it a wife
leave her husband of her own free will he
is not even liable for her necessaries. Mot
d he drive hvr out he is in ifa' cl giving
her a bill of credit upon the world, niul she
bin Is him by all ihe necessary contracts
she makes. The jury returned a verdict
j for the defendant the huband.
Money Mailers. We have had a gloo
my week in s'oek matters, says the Phila
de'phia li qniivr of Saturday. The ten
dency has been s'eadily downward, and
the pi ices yetert!ay were low beyond pie
ieihnt. Ij died States l'.ank left ofVai 10
cash, and 15 on time, and rt port say s the
te; de:ic' is still downwards.
It is a:d that John Jacob Astnr, of New
Voik, has lost a million of dollars by the
failure of the U. S. Bank.
Stale I-ank of Jltinais. rVc Legisla
ture of Illinois has lepealetl that section of
the act incot pvraiing lhat institution,
which declared its charter forfeited by A
suspen-ion of specie piy mints for more
than sixtv das at a lime, ami authorized it
to i-sue, for ihe p-riotl of two eais. one;
two, and tlii ee tluii ar no'es. liy ihe same
act of the Leni.-hitun, the Hank is allowe d
to chai ge seven per cent, inicrtst upon all
acoommodiitions lor shorter periods than
six months, and nine p-r cent, upon ac
commodations f.;r a pt riod longer than this.
In consideration of these favors to ihe
Hank, she is required 10 take within two
years S200,000 of Slate 13 nnd s at par, Ihe
proceeds of which aie to be applied to the
payment of interest on the State Debt.
A Genius. The Cecil (Md.) Gazelle
mentions that a black boy in thai vicinity
has made ai entire miniature steamboat,
with cabins, berth eleck ami uppe r deck,
carved stern anil figure bead, forward and
after chins, with windows, wheel hooves
and' paddles, steerage hou-c, bar bet 's .-hop,
capstan, rabh-bcx, titees. belt, pistons,
hoilers, l.veis. chimniisj and all o lur ap-
I pi-i!;C s complete.
1 lie machinery is so pi ilect. lhat it may
be put in motion by a child. Pall. Sun-
The Book of M(.s-s. It is wHl know n
Ih.'lth.'s inspired wutinn, li s ht n ntieu
aUacJ-c 1 aid its aut! t-uticdy doubted, on
account of the mention m ile therein, of
the ( xisience: of wine in Egypt, when Ile
rodoius affirms that tin re w.cic ne) vine
yards in L3W pt, nnd lV'u'anh slates lhat
ihe natives of that coun'rv iddmrn el wine
4.is being the blooel of those who re belled
against the g ds." But in Taylor's Natu
ral Uistoty of Sicily, it is Mated that in
certain sufie ranean vaults at Ehthia, "ev
ery part of the processes connected wiih
t' e ehessiug arid tending of the vine, is
faithfully delintatcrl; the rare with which
they were watered: Ihe collection of the'
fruit; the heading e;f the wine press," &c.
&e ; which go to prove conclusively, that
the book of Moses is correct, an el not only
so, but establishes i great antiquity, he
vend the s' r.dow ed" a doubt. The wojIc
'further s ates, that '-the remains of vir.e
vessels have hccri found in the inins of old
E3plian cities, which arc still encrusted"
with the latter elepositcd by the wine."
The error inio which Ilerode.tus fell, is ac
counted for by the fact, that he wrote long
afier Egypt bad been distracte-el by civil
wan', ami conquered by ihe Irsians; and
that as a natural consequence, the culture if
the vine was neglected nnd forgotten in
ihe calamities of civil discord and foicign
invasion." Fay. Jour.
Profitable Quackery. Truman Stif U
man, M. D. states in a note lo the Editor
of ti e New Orleans -Ad vrrfscr, that he
hn expended S209.0QO on . printers and
presses for advertising. &c. his Ctmcenl ra
ted Svruo ri sars:;p .rilta and I ills, within
f nubc On the C2d .Tan. W.it
idios fr.un Najdrs'. I
1 oun'aMi s;,l dovu in
dv, ii-e side i! a
the night, a d l,u-
i-jei 1 1 3 pel son
The bodies oi 0 j !;ave
r . C .C I
be.-n dii.r out -and ol tuese o cruunveuuu
!&one hopes cntcrt
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