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REGISTER OF METEOROLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS, AT EAST NEW LONDON,
FOR THE WEEK ENDING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1860. REPORTED BY H. E. CHITTY.

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HORTICULTURAL.

sion of roots, and your efforts will be where they will continue in bloom much crowned with success.

longer than if left in a high temperature.

With regard to the mode of potting, it Haycinths form a beautiful ornament when CULTURE OF HYACINTH8. is very simple, and may thus be described.

grown in glasses. For this purpose colorIn the first place, drain your pots thored glasses are preferable to white, because The months of September, October, and oughly by means of broken potsherds plac- too much light is injurious to the bulbs.November are usually regarded as the ed in the bottom of each pot, then fill the The bulbs for this purpose should be proproper season for planting the majority of pots to the rim already referred to, with-cured as early as possible and placed in bulbous rooted plants, a word or two as out pressing it down; take the bulb and the glasses, filled up to the neck so as to the manner of doing it may therefore place it on the surface, pressing it down about one fourth of an inch of the bulb is not be considered gut of place, but be until the top is level with the rim of the covered, using soft water, standing them acceptable to those who, for the first time, not, watering the whole, using a inoderate- away in a dark closet until their long attempt to grow their own flowers, forly fine rose, to settle the soil around the Aeshy roots have nearly reached the botwhom, indeed, the following remarks are base of the bulb; then remove them to a tom of tho glass, after which expose them chiefly intended.

cold frame or eoine sheltered situation, gradually to the lightest position you can Plants of this class form what may be standing the pots close to each other on a afford. As soon as the water becomes termed the staple of cur earliest blossoms. thich layer of charcoal dust, or boards, to fetid and muddy it should be renewed They may be had from December to prevent the ingress of worms ; cover them

-say twice a week. Ir. severe weather, April in constant succession, with perhaps entirely over to the depth of a foot or eigh- they should be removed from the window less trouble than would attend the culture teen inches with leaves ur fresh saw-dust; to keep them free from frost. of most plants for so long a period at the but I prefer the farmer on account of the Those intended for-out door decoration, most inclement part of the year: hence genial heat which they impart, being can be planted from the latter end of Septheir value and universal adoption. highly conducive to a vigorous start; tember to the middle of November; but

Like its allies, the hyacinth delights in they ought to remain in this position for the sooner the better. As regards the a rich, porous soil; this is easily provided at least from four to six weeks, affording planting, it is done, nine times out of ten, by mixing together one-third coarse sea or the bulbs an opportunity to make plenty in a manner that would prove fatal to river sand, one-third thoroughly decom- of roots. Doring the time that they re-things of far less value. A hole made posed turf, one fourth rotten cow dung, at main in this position they will require ex with a dibble, into wbich the balbs are east two years old, and the remainder de amining two or three times, giving water thrust without any other apparent desire cayed leaves. A compost of this kind I

when required. After standing for the than to place them out of siglft, is the sum have used for a number of years, and in time mentioned, they will have started to of the attention they receive, in this very all cases have found it sufficient to meet

grow; select from among them the most important operation, at the hands of some the requirements peculiar to the class of forward, and shift them into a larger sized of our patent practioners, and when the plants under consideration. It is a mat

pot, leaving the remainder to come in in blooming season cemes, instead of having ter of much importance to the grower to succession, to be treated similarly. They a Ane bloom of strong, thrifty plants, the be particular in regulating the time of

may now be considered in a fit condition reverse is experienced. As a matter of potting to that of the time they are require to be brought into the green-house or par course the blame is thrown upon the bulbs ed to be in bloom, for it is next to impos- lor. In doing so be careful that the tem- which, in nine cases out of ten do not desible to expect bulbs to throw up fine flow.

perature of the house does not exceed 55 or deserve it. As I have already stated, all ors, which have only been potted a few 60 degres for the first week or ten days, bulbous plants should be allowed every fadays previous to their exposure to the ac- raising it gra·lually as they advance in cility for the spread of the roots ; and the tion of light and heat; they cannot have growth; for too much excitement at any only way to insure this is to stir up

the provided themselves with the means of time will inevitably spoil the plants. beds or borders to the depth of two feet, living, let alone those required to perfect

As the plants advance in growth they mixing in at the same time as much rottheir floral developement. Their utmost

must be supplied with water as often as ten cow dung and coarse sand as practicaendeavors, the greatest effort of their na.

they reqnire it. They will be very much ble. This done remove from the surface ture, are therefore altogether abortive; in improv:d, hoth in vigor and color of low- about four inches of soil; then place the short, they are rootless, and plants with

ers, by watering occasionally with liquid bulbs on the surface, from nine inches to a out roots are in a state of nullity as re.

manure or guano water. When the flow- foot apart, and cover the whole with the gards developement of any kind; but pot

ers are expanded, remove them to the soil removed, leaving it perfectly luose. them early to allow time for the protru coolest place in the parlor or green house,

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List of Discredited Banks in New MAIL ARRANGEMENTS.
England and New York.

Post OFFICE, NEW LONDON,

January 1, 1960. NEW-LONDON, CONN.

NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN-[by <tcamboat.] BY W. H. S T A R R.

MAINE.

Closes al 8! P.M. Arrives at 2 o'clock A.M. Dis.

NEW YORK AND SOUTHERN-[By Railroad.] ONE DOLLAR PER ANNUM IN ADVANCE. Bank of Hallowel..

Closes al 11 A.M., and 5P. M.
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Arrives at i} P. M.

NEW HAVEN.

...worthless STARR & FARNAAM, PRINTERS, Canton Bank, China...

Closes at 11 A. M. and 5: P. M.
Central Bank, Grey..

wortbless

Arrives at 11 and 81 P. M.
RATES OF ADVERTISING.
Ellsworth Bank, Ellsworth..

90 The mail closing at 5; P. M. is the way mail by

which the offices are supplied between New London One Square One Week, (10 lines,)...... .... $0 50 Exchange Bank, Bangor.. .worthless

and New Haven; mailer for offices beyond New HaThree Weeks....

1 00 “ Continuanceeach week.... ........ Grocer's Bank. Bangor...

90 ven, however, is also sent by the mail which loses

al 124 P. M. An additional New Haven mail is also Hancock Bank, Ellsworth.

90

received at 8] P. M.. bringing Do:hing from offices My motto through life has been-Work and Ad. ver tise. In business. Advertising is the true Phi. Maratime Bank, Bangur....

10 between New Haven and New London,

BOSTON, PROVIDENCE AND EASTERN. losopher's Stone, that turns whatever it touches in Mousum River Bank, Sanford.

20 to gold. I have advertised much, both in the week

Closes for the “Shore Line" R. R. Route at 12 M.

.. worthless Arrives at 11 P. M. ly as well as the daily papers ; nor have I found that Shipbuilders' Bank.. those of the largest circulation, of either class, ben

Closes for Steamboat and N&W.R.R. at 84P.M. efitted me the inoet."-JOAN JACOB ASTOR.

NEW HAMPSHIRE.

Arrives at 101 P. M.

ALBANY AND WESTERN-[By Railroad.] Exeter Bank, Exeter......

90 SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS

Closes at 51 A. M.

Arrives at 6 P. M. THE REPOSITORY GRATIS

VERMONT.

NORWICH, WORCESTER AND HARTFORD, HE REPOSITORY, together with either of the Danby

.... 90 AND INTERMEDIATE BETWEEN NEW LON.

DON AND WILLIMANTIC, plied to every subscriber, at the prices annexed, viz:

Closes at 64 A.M. and 1 P. M. Authur's Ladies Home Magazine, $2.50 Stark Bank, Bennington....

Arrives at 11 A. M.and 6 P. M, Godey’s Lady's Book,.p.......:

Closes also on Saturday evenings for Norwich at The Home Monthly,.

$2.00
MASSACHUSETTS,

81.
Atlantic Monthly,
.$3,00 Cochichuate Bank, Boston, . .worthless

STONINGTON AND INTERMEDIATE. Harper's Monthly, $2.75

Closes at 64 A.M. Genesee Farmer,...........

Grocer's Bank, Boston.... $1.25

.redeemed Arrives at 5 P. M. Albany Cultivator,.. $1.25 Western Bank, Springfield..

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LONG ISLAND. American agriculturisty.

Closes and arrives via New York mail. Rural New Yorker........................... $2.50

RHODE ISLAND.

COLCHESTER. Homestead,. . $2.50

Close sat 7 A.M., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, Life Illustrated,

Bank of South County, Wakefield....... 10 $2.25

Arrives at 3P. M., Monday, Wednesday and Gleason's Pictoral,......

$2.25 Bank of the Republic, Providence... 50 Friday. Gleason's Literary Companion, .$2,25

On alternate days via Norwich, closing at 5; A. Water Cure Journal,

$ .50
Farmer's Bank, Wickford....... worthless

M., arriving at 6 P.M.
Phrenological Journal,....
$1.50 Hopkinton Bank, Westerly..

10 CALIFORNIA MAIL. U.S. Journal including Rosa Bonheur's celebra

2 ted picture of the Horse Fair, Mount Vernon Bank, Providence..

Closes for Sea Route on the 4th and 19th of each $2.00

month, Mount Vernon, a beautiful print, 17 by 20 inch- R. I. Central Bank, East Greenwich. 90 es in size, in 15 oil colors..... $1.50

For Overland Route at St. Louis, every Monday Edward Everett, a splendid portrait of this dis

Tiverton Bank, Tiverton....

90 and Thursday. tinguished man, in oil colors. ... ..$1,50 Warwick Bank, Warwick.....

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M. On Sunday opens at 7 A. M. for one hour, and to the Repository in connection with many of the

CONNECTICUT,

hese hours will be strictly observed. above publications, will absolutely cost nothing, Bank of North America, Seymour...

Letters or papers put into the outside box before and with the others only from twenty-five to fifty

58] P M. for the New York Steamboat mail, or before cents, while every volume of our paper tally costs Colchester Bank, Colchester..... worthless

51 A. M. for the morning Railroad Mail, are always th publisher more than a dollar. It is only through Eastern Bank, West Killingly.

o time

STANLEY G. TROTT, P.M. the libera arrangements of cotemporaries, therefore

worthless that we can afford to be liberal. 'Specimens of the Granite Bank, Voluntown........ worthless

NE W
Magazines and Engravings may be seen at the Book
Store of Messrs. Starr & Co., No. 4, Main Street, who

Hatter's Bank, Bethel...

75 FALL AND WINTER will receive subscriptions for the same in connec- Litchfield Bank....... on wilh the Reposttory. Merchant's Exchange Bank, Bridgeport.... 90

DRY GOODS! FOREIGN POSTAGE, Pahquioque Bank, Danbury...

2 The following table shows the rates of postage be- Pequonnock Bank, Bridgeport.

2 CHRISTOPHER CULVER, tween this and the various foreign countries and Woodbury Bank, Woodbury..

15 ports with which regular mail communication is es

IS tablished.

NEW YORK.

DAILY RECEIVING Letters. Newspapers. Agricultural Bank, Herkimer...

5 England,

. Ireland

Bank of Central New York, Utica.. 1 NEW Scotland,

Bank of Orleans, Albion......

60 France, (1 oz.). . ,

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FRESH
China, via England,

4 66

Chemung County Bank, Horseheads.. China, via Marseilles.

5 Dairyman's Bank, Newport......

PRETTY Hong Kong,..

2“ Mauriuus, via England..

Goshen Bank-refuse all notes printed on Mauritius via Marseilles, ..

AND N. S. Wales, via Marseilles,. *45"

white paper, as the bank repudiates

8 66 N. S. Wales, via England.... *33"

CHEAP 4 66

them some having been stolen. New Zealand, via England. *33"

Hamilton Exchange Bank, Green..

25 New Zealand, via Marseilles, * 45 “ Talcahuano, Chili,..

Hollister Bank, Buffalo... Valparaiso, Chili,

New York City.. Callao, Peru,..

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OF EVERY VARIETY, Palta, Peru,

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6 46 Ontario Bank, Utica, Safety Fund... 40 Pagama,

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Ontario Bank, Utica, sec notes..

5 Sandwich Islands,..

666 Australia, via England.. 4 46 Ontario County Bank, Phelps..

25 No 12, Main-Street. Australia, via Marseilles,....*45 " 8 "

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Sept. 27,
Newspapers to Eugland, Ireland, Scotland and
France, should be sent with very narrow envelopes, Reciprocity Bank, Buffalo....

N ORNAMENT IN EVERY FAMILY. The herwise they will be subject to letter postage. Sackett's Harbor Bank, Buffalo...

new and beautiful Art of transferring colored or 80

plain ENGRAVINGS, LITHOGRAPHS, AMBROTYPES, &c. *Payment to be made in advance. All other letWestern Bank, Lockport....

6 on to Glass. MARBLE, OR Wopp. Sent free to any ters optional. Yates County Bank, Penn. Yann.

address, on receipt of 25 cents,coin

or stamps.

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And not a star appear,

HOPE AND PRAY.

dreds cut in the limestone butments. Aclings with a convulsive shudder to his Hope on, though wild and dark the night new feeling comes over their young hearts little niche in the rock, An awful abyss

and their knives were in their bands in awaits his almost certain fall. He is faint Thine eye shall grow more large and bright. an instant. “What man has done man with severe exertion, and trembling from Thy sight become more clear.

can do,” is their watchword, while they the sudden view of the dreadful destrucSo e'en the dark shall yield more light, draw themselves up and carve their names lion to which he is exposed. His knife is

To guide thee on tby way;
For as man's day, so is his night-

a foot above those of a hundred full grown worn way to the haft. He can bear the

a Thon hope on, hope and pray.

men who have been there before them. voices, but not the words of his terror And though the night be dark and wild,

They are all satisfied with this feat of stricken companions below. What a mo. Patience that waits may see

physical exertion, except one, whose ex. ment! What a meagre cbance to escape The stars shine forth once more, with mild ample illustrates perfectly the forgotten destruction. There is no retracing his And calm offulgency.

truth, that there is NO ROYAL ROAD TO IN- steps. It is impossible to put his hands And though the strife be stern and long, TELLECTUAL EMINENCE. This ambitious into the same niche with bis feet and reThe hounds may miss their prey,

youth sees a name just above his reach, a tain his slender hold a moment. His For naught than patience is more strongThen hope on, hope and pray.

name that will be green in the memory of companions instantly perceive this new

the world when those of Alexander, Cæsar and fearful dilemma, and await bis fall THE NATURAL BRIDGE. and Bonaparte shall rot in oblivion. It with emotions that “freeze their young

was the name of WASHINGTON. Before blood.” He is too high, too faint, to ask OR, ONE NICHE THE HIGHEST.

he marched with Braddock to that fatal for his father and mother, bis brothers and BY 1. BURITT.

feld, he bad been there, and left his name sisters, to come and witness or avert bis The scene opens with a view of the a foot above all his predecessors. It was destruction. But one of his companions great Natural Bridgo in Virginia. There a glorious thought of the boy, to write bis anticipates his desire. Swift as the wind, are three or four larts standing in the name side by side with that of the great he bounds down the channel, and the sitchannel below, Iroking up with awe to father of his country. Ho grasps his uation of the fated boy is told on his fathat vast arch of unbewn rocks, which knife with a firmer band, and clinging to ther's hearth stone..

Minutes of almost eternal length rolled the Almighty bridged over those everlast- a little jutting crag, he cuts again into the ing butments “ when the morning stars

limestone, about a foot above where he on, and there are bundreds standing in sang together.” The little piece ot sky stands, he then reaches up and cuts anoth- that rocky channel, and hundreds standspanning those measureless piers, is full er for his hands. 'Tis a dangerous advening on the bridge above, all holding their of stars, although it is mid day. It is ture ; but as he puts his feet and hands in. breath, and awiting the fearful catastrophe. almost five hundred feet from where they

to those gains, and draws himself up care. The poor boy bears the hum of new and stand, up those perpendicular bulwarks of fully to his full length, he finds bimself a numerous voices both above and below.limestone, to the key rock of that vast

foot above every name chronicled in that He can distinguish the tones of his father, grand arch, which appears to them only mighty wall: While his companions who is shouting with all the energy of of the size of a man's hand. The silence are regarding him with much concern death and despair, “ William! Williara ! of death is rendered more impressive by

and admiration, he cuts his name in rude don't look down! Your mother and the little stream that talls from rock to capitals

, large and deep, into that fiity Henry, and Harriet, are all bere, praying rock down the channel. The sun is dark- album. His knife is still in his band, and tor you! Don't look down ! Keep your ened, and the boys have unconsciously strength in bis sinews, and a new created eye towards the top!" His eye is fixed uncovered their heads, as if standing in aspiration in his heart. Again ho cuts like a fint towards Heaven, and his young

Не the chamber of the Majesty of the whole another niche, and again he carves his heart on Him who reigns there. earth. At last this feeling begins to wear

name in large capitals. This is not grasps again his knife. He cuts another

enough. Heedless of the entreaties of his niche and another foot is added to the bunaway; they begin to look around them; they find that others have been there be companions, be cuts and cliinbs again.- dreds that remove him from the reach of fore them. They see the names of hun. The graduation of his ascending scale human belp below. How carefully he

grows wider apart. He measures his uses his wasting blade! How anxiously The description of this thrilling scene, was from length at every gain be cuts. The voices he selects the softest places in that vast the lips of the learned Blacksmith, in Broadway of his friends wax weaker and weaker, till pier! How he avoids every flinty grain ! Tabernacle, before the New York Lyceum. But

how he economizes his physical powers ! written language, expressed in the graphic style of their words are finally lost on his ear.the writer himself

, must ever fail to give an adequate He now for the first cast a look bencath.-resting a moment each gain he cuts. How idea of the Errect produced on the great assembly Had that glance lasted a moment, that every motion is watched from below !by the impressive manner in which it was delivered moment would have been his last. He There stands his father, mother, brother

and sister, on the very spot where, if he THE REPOSITORY: and gloomy as a frown, and we leave thought

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in huge with plumes, falls he will not fall alone.

NEW LONDON, CONN.

not so, should we accompany those a litto The sun is now balf way down the west.

STARR. a little way, who go in the morning. We The lad bas made fifty additional niches in that mighty wall, and now finds him- Thursday, November 15. 1860.

have wondered why they did not take the

little coffin into the carriage with them, self directly ander the middle of that vast

CHILD-ANGELS,

and lay it gently upon their laps, the sleeparch of rocks, earth, and trees. He must cut his way in a new direction, to get « Death found strange beauty of tho infant's brow." er there lulled to slumber without a busom

or a cradle. We bave wondered what from under this over-hanging mountain. How gently and sweetly the little angel there was for tears in such a going—like The inspiration of bope is dying in his form sleeps in its early innocence. A bosom; its vital heat is fed by the increas-cherub smile lingers on its beautiful face,

fair, white doves, with downy wings, ing shouts of hundreds perched upon cliffs and its sweet lips seem half opened with emerging from nether night, and Butterand trees, and others who stand with ropes the first rapturous of the songs of its heav. ing for entrance at the windows of beaven, in their hands on the bridge above, or enly home. Fair as alabaster, and al. take the wanderer in, and sbut out the

Never has there been a band wanting to with ladders below. Fifty gains more most radiant with heavenly beauty, it

darkness and the storm. must be cut before the longest rope can

seems the counterpart of some lovely bereach him. His 'wasting blade strikes ing of a higher and holier existence. How

Upon these little faces it never seemed again into the limestone. The boy is early the sweet child-angel, tired with tho is no thought of the charnel house in

to us that death could place his seal: there emerging painfully, foot by foot, from unsatisfying things of earth, spread its under that lofty arch. Spliced ropes are pinions of love and soared away to the

those young listeners to the invitation,

whose ready in the bands of those who are lean- bright realms of everlasting joy! “Not

acceptance we are bound not to for. ing over the outer edge of the bridge. Two here—no not here,” remarked an affec

bid; there should be morning songs and minutes more and all will be over. That tionate mother recently in our hearing, as

not sighs; fresh flowers and not badges of blade is worn to the last half inch. The standing beside the little graves of two dews and bright dawnings together.

mourning; no tears nor clouds, but bright boys head reels, his eyes are starting from lovely children, “ do I think of the dear their sockets. His last hope is dying in ones I have lost from earth, but I think of

Fold up the wbite robe; lay aside the his heart, his life must hang upon the gain them as bright cherubs in the world of

forgotten toy; smooth the little unpressed he cuts. That gain is the last. At the glory.” Delightful thought! comforting the white garment, of the barp of gold,

pillow, and gently smile as you think of last faint gash be breaks bis knife, his and even joyous to that dear mother's and of the fair brow with its diadela of faithful knife falls from his little nerveless heart. Two sweet buds of loveliness band, and falls at his mother's feet. An broken from their parent stem on earth, make that memory old. An eternal, guile

light;smile as you think that no years can involuntary groan of despair rups like a but planted to grow and expand with less child, waiting about the treshold of death knell through the channel below, and increasing heavenly beauty in the Paradise for the coming friend from bome. and all is still as the grave. At the height Paradise of God. of pearly three hundred feet, the devoted

Here the glad lips would quiver with an

In a recent article relating to the death boy lifts bis bopeless beart and closing eyes of a child, the editor of the Chicago Jour

guish; the bright curls grow grizzled and and commends his soul to God. 'Tis but a nal most feelingly and eloquently remarks:

gray; the young heart grow weary and momentthere !-one foot swings off!- "It went in the morning-a bright and and young as the last new morning.

old; but there, changeless as the stars, he is reeling - trembling-toppling over radiant morning; many went yesterday, to eternity! Hark! a shout falls on bis more to day, and there are dews to be

The poet tells of a green bough rent by ear from above ! The man who is lying shed for the departures of to morrow.

the tempest from a tree, and swept rudely over the bridge bas caught a glimpse of the and can it be wondered that pleasant

along on the breast of an angry river, and boys head and shoulders. Quick

a mother- bird, with cries of grief, futtersummer mornings should beguile them thought the noosed rope was wlthin the into going? Is it a marvel that they do

ing beside it, for her nest and nestlings reach of the sinking youth.

No one
not wait for the burden and the noon, but

were there. Ah! better to be wafted breathes. With a fuint convulsive effort, follow the lark, and hear ber song over

away from earth than thus that they the swooning boy dr .ps his arm into thə the rim of the rainbow?

should drift around the world in storm.

That those noose-darkness comes over him, and words so beautiful, they should make so with the words God! and Mother! whis- true, 'joy cometb in the morning?!

DRY GOODS TRADE IN NEW YORK.pered on his lips just loud enough to be

The Dry Goods trade in New York, ac

Going in the morning! a glorious mornheard in heaven-the tightening rope ing—when the sky is all beauty, and the the Boston Post, has been, during the past

cording to the Newark correspondent of lifts tim out of his last shallow niche.- world is all bliss, ere the dews have

gone Not a lip moves while he is dangling over to heaven, or the stars have gone to God;

season unusually heavy. The business of that fearful abyss ; but when a sturdy Vir- when the birds are singing, and the cool

of the leading dealers is immense, ginian reaches down and draws up the lad winds are blowing, and the flowers are out

and constantly increasing, and holds him up in his arms before the that will be shut at noon, and the clouds

Thu heaviest dealers in the city are Claftearful, breathless multitude, such sbout- that are never rent in rain, and the shad. lin, Mellen & Co., their yearly business ing—such leaping and weeping for joy-ows, inlaid with crimson, lie away to the exceeding that of Stewart by some three never greeted the ear of human being so West.

millions of dollars. Their aggregate sales recovered from the yawning gulphi of eter- We have sometimes seen a little coffin,

swell up to the enormous figures of eleven nity. liko a casket for jewels, all alone by itself,

millions annually. The per centage of

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COURSE OF LECTURES. of Lafayette, $2, $1,75, and $1; lines in quite small ; but even at eight per cent

French by Mezzofanti, 37 cents ; signa

Arrangements have heen made to secure the sum of eight hundred and eighty to the citizens of New Londun a course

ture of T. Moore, 50 cents; another authousand dollars must find its way into of lectures for the coming winter. Nor-tograph of Napoleon appended to a docu. the private bank accounts of the severa! wich bas, we learn, got the start of us iu this ment, $4; Nelson's

, $2,75; another, $3; the establishment of A. T, Stewart & Co. already engaged some of the most talerted partners. Next, in amount of sales, comes respect. The young men of that city hape / epitaph by Porson, 25 cents; Sir Walter

Scott's signature, $1,50; Straus's, 25 cts. ; They sell eight millions a year, of which lecturers in the country, and the course was

the Duke of Wellington's $2,75; Washtwo and a balf millions are disposed of at opened last week by Geo. S. Hilliard, Esq.,

ington's, (a letter signed), $5,75. retail, and the remainder at wholesale; of Boston. The course will be continued $300,000 worth of gloves alone, are hand. by Rev. Henry Ward Beecker, of Brook

DIPTHERIA.-This disease has made its led by this house. No paltry per centage lyn, N. Y.; Geo. Sumner, Esq., of Bos- appearance in several localites within the is assessed upon the buyers at the Broad-ton; Rev. A. L. Chapin, of Beloit, Wis. ; State, but cannot by ang means be termed way marble palace. The class of goods Rev. W. H. Milburn, of Brooklyn, N. an epidemic. The peculiarity by which sold is such as always bears a high price, Y.; Rev. F. D. Huntington, D. D., of it can be distinguished from other throat and a largo profit. In one inst ance a Boston ; Wendell Phillips, Esq., of Bos- diteases, is the formation of a membrane twentieth share netted one of the partners ton ; Rev. E. H. Chapin, New York city. which increases gradually until the patient $60,000 in a single year, which proves the

We learn that the programme for the is literally strangled to death. It is profits of that year to have been $1,200,000. ensuing season has been completed, and sometimes accompanied by ulceration, and One million dollars a year will be about we trust our citizens will not fail

, by their extreme prostration of the entire system, tbe margin of excess over all expenditure.

own hearty co-operation, to sustain the and at others, by neither of these sympNext in the same line come the houses of the course, which, judging from the excel. toms, yet in either case it is equally fatal. Lord & Taylor, and Arnold, Constable & lent and judicious gentlemen composing To arrest the formation of this membrane Co., the former of which does a business, the committee, cannot fail to be able and would therefore seem equivalent to curing in several stores, of $6,000,000 annually, interesting. The tickets for the course the disease, and this in most instances at a profit of somo $800,000; while the will soon be ready for distribution.

may be done in the following manner :latter firm enjoys a regular unchanging

In the early stages of the complaint, trade of about four and a half or five mil- SALE OF AUTOGRAPHS.- Messrs. Bangs, which is always accompanied by a soreness lions, which pays a yearly profit of not far Merwin & Co., have recently closed a pub- and swelling of the throat, let the patient from six bundred thousand dollars. Of licsale of autographs at their auction roums use a simple solution of salt and water, as houses in the dry goods trado, whose year in New York. It will be seen that en au- a gargle every fifteen minutes. . At the ly trade ranges from five to seven millions, tograph of Charles of Burgundy, or Sir Jo- same time moisten a piece of flannel with there are several, as for instance, C. W. &fseph Banks, does nol seem to stand as high a solution of the same kind, made warm J. T. Moore & Co., Phelps, Bliss & Co., in the estimation of the American mind; as the patient can bear it, and biod it and S. B. Crittenden & Co. Their profits as Franklin, or Washington. A few of around tho throat, renewing it as often as coot up variously from two to four hun. tho autographs and prices at which they the gargle is administered, and in the dred thousand dollars. J. R. Jaffray & sold, we append, viz. :

meanwhile sprinkle fine salt between flanSons, the leading lace house, sell enough of

A letter, bearing the signature of the nel and the neck. Use inwardly some that strictly female fabric to net them six Empress Josephine, sold for $3,60; that tonic or stimulant, either separately, or if hundred thousand dollars a year proft.-of Sir Joseph Banks, 62 cts. ; Napoleon's the prostration be great, use both together. Some of the Boston branches located bere, (a letter signed and dated year six of the Tbe treatment as ma; be seen, is extremeexceed in their sales five millions yearly. French republic), $4,50 ; another, (a doc- ly simple, and if used in the earlier stages Such are A. & A. Lawrence & Co., J. W. ument on vellum), $3,75; Bulwer, $2.37; of the disease, will effect a complete cure. Paige & Co., and A. F. Skinner & Co.- Daniel Boone's, $3 ; Charles of BurgunThe first-named firm, as Avery one knows, dy, 38 cts. ; Campbell, the poet, (a letter,)

INTERESTING ARTESIAN WELL.-An sell sume ten millions dollars worth of $3,50 ; two fac-similes of the death war.

artesian we is one of the greatest curiosdomestic fabrics per year. The profits of rant of Charles I, 25 cents each ; a letter ities of Louisville, Ky. Thss is the deepall these conimission houses are only from in fac-simile of Columbus, 62 cents; a est well that ever has been successfully one to two per cent upon the sales. Gar- MS page of Oliver Twist, with a letter bored. It was commenced in 1857 by the ner & Co., a commission firm, sell be from Dickens certifying to its genuine- Messrs. Du Pont; is 2086 feet in depth ; tween eight and nine millions per year at ness, $2,75'; a document, with the signa- discharges 330,000 gallons every twentypaying rates ; while of those doing a dry ture of the Earl of Essex, 60 cents ; an four hours, and carries its flow to the beight goods commission business of from three autograph letter from Franklin to David of one hundred and seventy feet above the to five millions may be named Hoyt, Hartley, dated Passy, May 18, 1782, $11,- surface. Spragues & Co., Low, Harriman & Co., 50; four lines, and the signature, $1,25 ; and Hunt, Tillinghast & Co. Their prof- a letter from Franklin to the Marquis de

MORRISON -REDFIELD.-In Stockton, Cal., 10th its overleap a hundred thousand dollars a Castres, dated Passy, April 2, 1782; Gen. ult., by Rev. David L. MacDonald, James A Mor year. There are soveral French and En- Greene's autograph. $3,60; Humboldt's,

rison, or Columqia, Tuolumne, Co., to Eliza D.. glish importing houses whose sales over- $10; a letter from Jefferson, 1; John BOSS-COON.-In North Stonington, 4th iust, by

C. Lewis, Boss, of Hoprun into the millions, and whose profits Kemble's signature, 62 cents; a poem and kintop , and Miss Philura Coon, of North Stoning are a fortune every year.

autograph of L. E, L. $2,50; three letters

M.A RRIED.

Redfield.

ton,

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