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To ascertain this, indicators were constructod. Ono enterprise has eaten him up, and pressing duties, of these consisted of a light lever, having its fulcrum

connected therewith, have so entirely withon the table, its short arm attached to a pin fixed on a cardboard, which could slip on the surface of the

drawn him from the office, that for a few months table, and its long arm projecting as an index of the Magazine is to be issued under the sole motion. It is evident that if the experimenter willed direction of another; but let us console ourthe table to move toward the left, and it did so move before the hands placed at the time on the cardboard,

selves with the thought that it is but for a little then the index would move to the left also, the ful while; and none will be more anxious than the crum going with the table. If the hand

involun. acting editor to find Mr. Stevens once more in the tarily moved toward the left without the table, the

chair which few, or none, can fill like him. If index would go toward the right; and is neither table nor hands moved, the index would itself remain

we have erred in daring to occupy, even for a immovable. The result was, that while the op season, the place so honorably filled by the erator saw the index it remained very steady: editor of the NationAL, we are but a frightful while it was hidden from them, or they looked away from it, it wavered about, though they believed that example of the consequences of a first wrong they always pressed directly downward, and when step. We had no intention of being where we the table did not move, there was still unwittingly are; but the first step taken, all the rest seemed 2 resultant of hand-force in the direction it was wanted to make the table move. This resultant of naturally and necessarily to follow. We conhand-force increases as the fingers and hands become fess there was a drop or two of selfishness stiff, numb, and insensible, by continued pressure, mingled with our decision, first made, to be till it becomes an amount sufficient to move the

the helper of Mr. S. True, we had tried an table, But the most curious effect of this test apparatus is the corrective power it possesses over the

editorial chair before, but never to such readers mind of the table-turner. As soon as the index is as those of the NATIONAL. We fancied their placed within view, and the operator perceives that acquaintance, and for the pleasure and profit it tells truly whether he is pressing downward only or obliquely, then all effects of table turning ceases,

we hope to derive from it, we did not decline even though the operator persevere till he becomes

the opportunity to make it-all that we reserved weary and worn out."

for ourselves was the hoped-for" INCOG.” Now,

however, the introduction is complete. The In July last Professor Charles Caldwell charm which would have been associated with breathed his last, at his residence in the city the idea that the monthly repast was served, as of Louisville, Kentucky. He was probably the usual, by the excellent editor, is dispelled. We oldest practising physician in the United States, almost fear that, on this account, many will parbeing ninety years of age, and had attained

take of it with the less relish; but, as we before great celebrity both as a writer and teacher. said, pity our embarrassment-judge us kindly He wrote most valuable papers on Quarantines, -wait a while, a little while, and thenMalaria, and Temperaments; also treatises on In the mean time let our friends and patrons Physical Education, the Unity of the Human labor diligently for the success of the Magazine. Race, and Phrenology, of the last of which he Its religious character will, of course, withdraw is considered a champion. His Tribute to

from it the sympathies of many who have no Fisher Ames, in Rees' Encyclopædia, (Am. Ed.,) taste for heavenly things. On this very acis almost unrivaled. Quite recently he pub count, as the friends of a periodical of the highest lished a paper on Liebig's Theory of Animal literary character and most generous religious Heat, that is said to have left neither root nor

sentiments, we should rally for its support. branch of the German professor's scheme. Let every man bring his man, and the publishHe occupied, for a long time, a chair in the ers will rejoice in double their present list. Transylvania School of Medicine, and afterward became one of the founders of the school at Louisville. He was a man of great physical

Complaint and remedy.-We "go in " for the proportions, and in the earlier part of his life following suggestion of an editorial confrere, could readily spend sixteen or eighteeu hours proposed as a "safe and sure” remedy for all per day in intellectual labor. We understand complaints in reference to the garments worn an autobiography of this remarkable man is by ministers. We believe it will prove a specific. prepared, and will

, no doubt, soon be published Let the “croakers" just try it. with other posthumous papers.

"Let every one who finds fault with the dress worn by a minister make him a present of just such

a coat, vest, pants, hat, boots, or shoes, as he-the The present number of the National has been sender-thinks he ought to wear. Let the minister edited exclusively by the Rev. J. M. Reid. Mr.

receive all these presents kindly, and wear them by

turns, changing them frequently; and if he does not Reid will have entire editorial charge of the please everybody, the fault will be neither his nor work for the time being, as the other official the donor's. That is our plan." duties of the editor require almost continual absence.

A. S. To our Correspondents.—The article on De

Gama, although rather long, we hope to use, Ourselves.—Has the reader, expecting to meet and for it thank J. G. a single friend, ever found himself suddenly “Death" will appear in our next. ushered into the presence of a large and smiling We shall hope to hear from “W. H. M." again. company? If so, he will remember in what | Our next will contain his sketch of Dr. P. blank confusion he stood in their presence, and We should like to see "Josepha Lynwood," will sympathize with us. At the beginning we

or hear from her. had no expectation that we should be known to the readers of the NATIONAL. We had hoped sim Errata.-In the article entitled “The Cloud ply to supply the editor's necessary lack of with a Silver Lining” in our last, for "forest service, and that the few numbers we should looking," read “foreign looking ;" and for issue would so far fall under his inspection as to " their charities had secured them friends," be adopted as his own. But zeal for a glorious read " their characters had," &c.

Book Notices.

The Annotated Paragraph Bible, according to hundred and fifty illustrations on wood and the Authorized Version, arranged in Puragraphs steel, contains a historical and critical acand Parallelisms, with Explanatory Notes, Pre- count of the origin and progress of coinage, faces to the Several Books, and an entirely Nero from the earliest period to the fall of the Selection of References to Parallel and Illustrative Roman Empire, as also of modern Europe, with Passages. Vol. I, from Genesis to Solomon's much other information valuable to almost Song. O. B. Norton, 71 Chambers-street. This everybody. edition of the Bible promises to be highly

The Right Way; or, Practical Lectures on the creditable to the publishers, and very beneficial Decalogue, by Rev. J. 7. Crane, A. M., (276 pp. to the Christian public. While the versification 12mo.,) is one of the very best of books. It is and division into chapters is retained in the

both instructive and interesting. Published by margin, the arrangement into paragraphs is a Carlton & Phillips, 200 Mulberry-street. decided improvement, and the maps and illustrations are fine; and, together with the whole

An Essay on the Pistoral Office, as Exemplified manual execution, will render it a most pleas in the Economy of the Methodist Episcopal Church, ant and useful Bible for family and dayly by Rev. J. H. Wythes, M. D., is a clear and conreading.

cise defense of the Methodist polity in reference

to its ministry. It is only 110 pages 24mo., The seventh volume of Coleridge's Works, com- but contains the sum of the whole argument on pleting the edition of the Harpers, contains his that side of the question. It may be regarded poetical and dramatic writings, upon which, after all his erudite and more elaborated efforts, rests, pears in its pages.

as controversial, but that feature scarcely apchiefly, his claim to immortality. The author of “Christabel" and the “ Ancient Mariner"

We have received The History of Princeton, will be a household name with many who will

Worcester Co., Mass., Civil and Ecclesiastical, die in ignorance of his more profound and from its First Settlement in 1739 to April, 1852, philosophical works. But it is too late in the by Jeremiah Lyford Hanaford. Worcester: C. B. day to criticise Coleridge; he is now one of the

Webb. We rejoice to see the details of our elassics of the language, and the fine edition country's history thus collected in the different just completed will give him admittance to

counties and towns, and the task of Mr. H. many a family for the first time.

seems to have been well done. A Compendium of the Gospels, by James Strong,

The Methodist Quarterly Review for July has A. M., is a most valuable book for Sunday schools, long been on our table, but was overlooked. Its Bible classes, and private use. In a little over

contents are, as usual, rich in all excellence. 200 pages 24mo. it furnishes us with “


They consist of fact and doctrine of the Four Gospels, in a con

1. The Bacon of the 19th century. nected and chronological order, in the words of

II. Strong's Harmony of the Gospels, by Rev. the authorized version, according to the ar

G. B. Clark, A. M. rangement of the author's Harmony and Ex

III. Daniel Boone, by Professor Wentworth. position of the Gospels.'This work will be

IV. Socrates, by Rev. T. V. Moore. a treasure to parents and teachers who desire

V. Exposition of 1 Cor. iii, 1-17, by Rev. to impart a thorough knowledge of the Four B. R. Hale. Gospels as a connected history. Directions for

VI. The Heathen and Mediæval Civilization using it as a book of instruction are appended, of Ireland, by J. O., Dublin. and with the “Questions on the Gospel History,''

VII, The Signs of the Times. and the larger work of the author in the hands

VIII. Father Reeves. of the teacher, we may hope great good will

IX. Miscellaneous. result from its general use. It is published by

X. Short Reviews and Notices of Books. Carlton & Phillips, 200 Mulberry-street, New York,

XI. Religious and Literary Intelligence. in a very neat style, and sold at 30 cents. Slavery and the Church, by William Hosmer,

Father Brighthopes; or, an Old Gentleman's (Auburn: William J. Moses, 1853,) is a 12mo. Vacation, by Puul Creyton. Boston: Phillips, form the author's views on that subject, as

volume of 200 pages, imbodying in a permanent Sampson, & Co., 1853. (275 pp. 24mo.) This is a well-told little tale of everyday life, recently expressed in the Northern Christian showing the influence of an amiable, happy Advocate, of which he is editor. It is in three spirit upon a disunited, wretched family. Its parts: -The first discusses the moral character moral is very good, and the interest of the

of slavery;" the second, "the relation of slavery story sustained. For the same reason that we

to the Church ;” and the third, "the duty of would omit profanity, we would omit all im

the Church” in the premises. It announces in proper by-words in a narrative for children.

unmistakable terms that slavery is a great sin Hence we would object to such expressions as

under all circumstances, sanctioned neither by “blast it all," even to sustain a character.

the Old nor New Testament, and is never an act

of benevolence or the result of necessity. It Bange, Brother & Co. have favored us with further claims that neither slaves nor slaveanother of those fine works from Bohn's holders can be Christians, and that the evil Scientific Library, published in London, and for cannot exist in the Church ; that it is therewhich they are the agents in this count fore the duty of the Church to seek its exThe Coin - Collector's Manual. It has above one tirpation, not only from its own bosom, but from

the world. This duty, it is claimed, is demand- newly-discovered copy of the folio of 1632, in ed by an impartial discipline, and is essential possession of J. Payne Collier, containing nearly to the unity and peace of the Church and the twenty thousand manuscript corrections, with a evangelization of the world. All this, however, history of the stage to the time, a life of the must be viewed in the light of the author's poet, &c., by J. Payne Collier F. S. A., ; to which definitions and distinctions, to obtain which are added glossarial and other notes, giving the the entire volume must be read.

readings of former editions. It is on good paThe Ladies' Repository for August has arrived, per and in fine large type. It will be a pleasand is a capital number. The editor, Dr.

ure to read such a copy. Clarke, has recently visited the East, and, true The Behavior Book, a manual for ladies, by to his new profession, has gathered material Miss Leslie, is a book filled with useful suggeswhich will add fresh interest to this excellent tions. Let the ladies read it. (Willis P. Hazmonthly. His article on Greenwood is fine. ard, 78 Chestnut-street, Philadelphia.) So is Dr. Peck's article on Woman. The editorials are racy and interesting, and the

The Australian Crusoes, or the Adventures of engravings excellent.

an English Settler and his Family in the Wilds A, Manual of Biblical Literature, by W. P. Australia, by Charles Rorocroft

, Esq., a resi

dent magistrate, is a book full of life and inci. Strickland, D, D. (12mo., 404 pp.) This is

dent, and contains some of the best of lessons an attempt to bring the substance of many

for those who are afflicted with the gold mania. large and costly volumes into one so cheap that

(W. P. Hazard, Philadelphia.) all may read it. It treats of Biblical philology, criticism, exegesis, analysis, archæology, eth

Narrative of a Journey round the World, by mography, history, chronology, and geography. F. Gerstaecker. This work comprises a winter The field embraced is wide, but the book is passage across the Andes to Chili, with a visit sufficiently extensive on each point to answer

to the gold regions of California and Australia, the purposes of all ordinary readers. It is in- the South Sea Islands, Java, &c. Like the above, teresting in style, free from technicalities, and

it is a book for the times, and one that we well adapted for popular use. The student and judge will be read with eagerness. the candidate for the ministry will regard it as Harper & Brothers have sent us a prime little a most excellent elementary treatise on Bibli- volume, entitled “ The Boyhood of Great Ven." cal literature. (Carlton & Phillips, 200 Mul- (24mo., 385 pp.) It is just the book for the berry-strect.) Price 80 cents.

boys, and for men too. By all means get it and The Last Leaf from Sunny-Side. Boston: Phil- read it. lips, Sampson & Co., 1853. There was a charm We have also received from the same firm in this book to us, seeing that it was from the The Old House by the River," by the author pen of the gifted and lamented author of "A of " The Owl Creek Letters." Peep at Number Five," " Tell-Tale," " SunnySide,” &c. We moreover expected from its

Philosophy and Practice of Faith, by Lewis P. title-page that it would unfold another chapter Olds, is the title of a book just issued by Carlof pastoral life; but in this last we were mis

ton & Phillipe. The work is inscribed to the taken. It is a volume containing four tales, memory of Dr. Olin, and is no mean tribute to “ The Puritan Family,” “ The Cloudy Morn

that learned and eloquent divine. We shall ing,” “The Country Cousins," and " The Night hope, in the proper place, to see an extended after Christmas," all of them in the author's

notice of this excellent work. happy style. The whole is prefaced by a me- Mason & Law, 23 Park Row, Nero - York, have morial of some one hundred pages of the author sent us another of Prof. Mattison's excellent by her husband, Rev. Austin Phelps. It is a school books, “ A High School Astronomy.” It touching tribute to her literary merit, and her is designed as intermediate between the “ Priworth as a Christian, a wife, and a mother. mary Astronomy" and the “Geography of the Every reader will not subscribe to all the theo- Heavens.” It is “got up" in the best style, logical sentiments of this memorial, but all with fine illustrations, and we do not hesitate will read it with interest and profit.

to pronounce it an excellent school-book. The Ship-Builder's Manual and Nautical G. P. Putnam & Co. have sent us numbers Referee, by John W. Griffiths, Marine Architect | 1 and 2 of a splendid and original periodical, beand Practical Ship-Builder, author of " Theory ing an Illustrated Record of the Crystal Palace and Practice blended in Ship-Building;" illus- Exhibition, edited by Prof. B. Silliman, Jr., and trated with tables and engravings. William Steven-C. B. Goodrich, Esq. It merits, and we hope 801, Agent, 333 Broadway, New-York. We have may receive, a liberal patronage. received the first six numbers of this excellent

Pamphlets, dc.- We have received the followwork in quarto size, large and beautiful type. ing pamphlets, viz.: Seventh Annual Report In the present volume it is the author's purpose to furnish a scale of dimensions in detail

upon the Common Schools of New-Hampshire, for all descriptions of vessels, not only in the

the same being the Third Annual Report of the construction of the hull, but in the spars, rig

Board of Education ; Ecclesiastical Opposition

to the Bible, a serial Sermon, by Thomas H. ging, sails, anchors, &c., in tabular form. We cannot doubt that this is a work of the first

Stockton; Twenty-First Report of the Ameri

can Baptist Home Mission Society; Eighth order in its kind.

Annual Report of the Missionary Society of the We have also received from Redfield, 110 and Methodist Episcopal Church; The True Crite 112 Nassau-street, New-York, seven numbers of rion, or the Difference between the Righteous the Works of Shakspeare, reprinted from the I and the Wicked, by Rev. D. S. Wheeling.

Literary Record.

The Ninety-ninth Annual Commencement of the History of Christianity, as developed in the Columbia College, New-York, was celebrated at History of Missions. The address excited so Niblo's Garden, July 27th. A large audience much interest that the Society have resolved to were assembled. The degree of A. B. was con- publish it. The University expects to re-open ferred upon nineteen young gentlemen.

in October, with a very large accession to the The Two Hundred and Seventeenth Anniver- number of students. sary of the Harvard University, the oldest of The Commencement Exercises of the WesAmerican Colleges, was celebrated the 20th July. leyan Female College, Cincinnati, Ohio, took place Graduates, eighty-eight. The honorary degree of on the 30th of June. The pupils, faculty, and LL. D. was conferred on eight gentlemen, that trustees, met at the college at seven o'clock, of D. D. on six, and that of A. M. on six also. P. M. All walked in procession, through Sixth, Glory enough for one day.

Main, and Fifth-streets, to Wesley Chapel. The The Annual Commencement of Dickenson Cole exercises were opened at eight o'clock, and conlege, Carlisle, Penn., took place on the 14th of

tinued till within twenty-five minutes of twelve July. The speeches of the graduating class are

o'clock. The seats, aisles, and gallery of the spoken of as “capital.” Doctors Thompson, of

chapel were crowded with the friends of the Ohio, and True, of Conn., delivered addresses institution, and the public without distinction. during the anniversary exercises. Dr. Collins

La Grange College.—The degree of D. D. was also delivered his Inaugural. The degree of conferred on the Rev. J. W. Hanner, of the TenD. D. was conferred on Rev. Frederick Merrick, nessee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal of Ohio, and Rev. T. V. Moore, of Virginia. Church, South, at the late commencement of

The Indiana Asbury University held its anni- La Grange College. versary exercises during the second and third

Eight young men were graduated at the reweeks of July.

cent commencement at Randolph Macon ColAt Yale College Commencement, July 28th, lege. The degree of D. D. was conferred on the following degrees were confirmed: A. B. was Rey. H. G. Leigh and Rev. C. F. Deems, of the conferred on one hundred and two members North Carolina Conference; and that of A. M. on the graduating class; A. M. on seven persons,

the Rev. J. E. Edwards, of the Virginia Conferand the same degree in course, on twenty-nine ence. persons; M. D. was conferred on sixteen per

The Fourteenth Annual Commencement of sons; LL. B. on thirteen persons, and the de- Rutgers Female Institute was celebrated on Frigree of Bachelor of Philosophy on six indi day last at the Rutger’s-street Church. The viduals. The Rev. Joseph Walker, President distribution of premiums was made according of Harvard University, was the only person who received the honorary degree of LL. D.

to usual custom. The graduating class num.

No D. D.'s were conferred.

bered nineteen. The proceedings terminated We learn that the

with a few remarks from the President. veteran chemist, Professor Silliman, resigns his professorship. His son succeeds him.

The Commencement of Knox College, Illinois, Ridger's College.—The regular Commencement

took place on Sabbath morning, June 19, with

the Baccalaureate sermon by President Blanchexercises came off at New-Brunswick, July 27th. The attendance was very large. The honorary dressed the Society of Inquiry. On Monday,

ard. In the afternoon, Rev. Owen Lovejoy addegree of A. M. was conferred upon the follow- nineteen young men were admitted to the freshing: Robert L. Waterbury, M, D., and Jared W. Scudder. The honorary degree of D.D. was

man class, and others are expected. On Tuesalso awarded to Rev. John F. Mesick, of Har day, Mr. Lovejoy delivered an effective antirisburgh, Penn. Number of graduates, twenty of the Alumni was addressed by Rev. E. G. Smith,

slavery address. On Wednesday, the Society two.

of Dover. Commencement day, on Thursday, Darlmouth College Commencement took place was fine. Fifteen young men took their first July 28th. A class of fifty were graduated. degree with honor, and all delivered orations The great attractions of the week were a eu- with credit. logy on Daniel Webster, by Hon. Rufus Choate, and orations by Rev. R. S. Storrs, jun., and

St. John's College, at Fordham, has lately held

Father Hon. Ogden Hoffman.

its Eighth Annual Commencement.

Larkin conferred the degree of A. B. on seven The Commencement Exercises of the Univer gentlemen, and that of A. M. on twelve. mily of New York took place in the latter part of June, and were of more than usual interest,

The Nlinois Conference Female College held in consequence of the inauguration of the new

its last Annual Commencement on the sixth of Chancellor, Rev. Isaac Ferris, D. D. Oration by July, at Jacksonville, Illinois. E. P. Whipple ; Poem by Rev. John Pierpont. The Annual Commencement of Illinois ColEleven young men were graduated.

lege took place on July 14th. The Commencement Exercises of the Univer- The Twenty-eighth Annual Commencement of sity of Michigan took place in the last week of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, a College of June. Professor Haven, formerly of this city, Engineers, took place at Troy, July 25th. The delivered the annual address before the Union degree of C. E. was conferred upon five young Missionary Society of Inquiry. His subject was gentlemen.

The Annual Commencement of M'Kendree Committees of the Senate and Assembly were College, located at Lebanon, in St. Clair county, invited to examine at Albany. Among the Ohio, which took place July 6th, was attended manuscripts is the " Treasonable Correspondence by a large concourse of people from the different found concealed in Major Andre's boot when parts of the State, and passed off very creditably that officer was searched by his captors, Pauldto all concerned.

ing, Williams, and Van Wart." The papers The Commencement of Hamilton College took

consist of an enumeration of the number and place at Utica, July 27th. Eighteen young

disposition of the American troops at West men graduated.

Point, and a description of the fortifications,

with suggestions in regard to weak and exposed The Commencement of Hobart Free College

points. There is also the pass from General was held at Geneva, N. Y., July 21st. Ten

Arnold, under which Andre, as * Mr. John graduates.

Smith,” was returning to the British camp. Trinity College held its last Commencement

Two brothers, named Reynolds, sons of the at Hartford, July 28th. Graduates, seventeen,

burgeon at Stoke Newington, carried off' each The committee of the projected Roman Cath the first prize for English poetry in Cambridge olic College at Dublin had received eight hun and Oxford Universities on the same day. dred pounds sterling, in subscriptions from All the District Schools in Indiana are now America.

free schools. The State Sentinel says that the Karatiguine, the celebrated tragedian, who free schools of Indianapolis went into operation has been called the Kean of Russia, died re on April 25th. “Previous to the commencement cently of cholera at St. Petersburg.

of the free schools," says the Sentinel, " the dayly Archbishop Whately, in a letter to William

average attendance in all our public schools Lloyd Garrison, denies that he is author of a

was three hundred and forty. Now the dayly review in the “North British" of Uncle Tom's

attendance is nearly seven hundred. There Cabin. He says the review is from the pen of

were over seven hundred and fifty names regisa lady, a clergyman's widow in the south of

tered up to Friday morning; and there is no Ireland.

doubt if the city had more accommodations, we

would show an average dayly attendance of At a recent meeting of the Geographical So more than one thousand. Our school-houses ciety, held in this city, various donations of

are mostly new, and all are one story brick value were acknowledged ; among them a copy | buildings.” of the chart of the expedition sent out in search

We learn that the late exhibition held at of Sir John Franklin, and a report of the military survey of New-York and vicinity, taken

the Maine Wesleyan Seminary was no less induring the Revolution. Dr. J. M'Cune Smith teresting than its previous anniversaries. was then introduced to the audience, who pro The highest salaries paid to school-teachers ceeded to read an analysis of some documents in Cincinnati is $65 per month; that is, a month relating to the Micronesian Islands, prepared by consisting of four weeks, or twenty days of the Revs. J. T. and H. Gulick, natives of Poly- | teaching. This is at the rate of $780 a year. In nesia, but educated in the United States as mis- Boston the principal school-teachers get $1,500 sionaries for that region.

a year, the assistants $1,000, and the ushers or From the reports of the treasurers of the

sub-assistants, $800. A resolution was recently three colleges, Harvard, Amherst, and Williams, brought up and passed in the School Board we learn that the whole amount granted by the increasing the salaries of the principal teachers State of Massachusetts to these institutions is

to $1,000, and the assistants to $800; but we as follows, viz.: to Harvard, $215,793 73 in understand that it will be reconsidered, and money, and the annuities of the Charles River may not yet become a law. and West Boston bridges, £200, or $666 66 each Garratt N. Bleecker, of New-York, and reper year, of which the former was for many cently deceased, mentioned in his will the years discontinued, and the latter has not been Madison University to the amount of twelve paid since 1846. The treasurer states that a thousand dollars. He was one of the original little over $100,000 of the existing resources subscribers to the endowment of the University, of the college can be traced to the State, while and subscribed three thousand dollars for that the productive resources given by individuals, purpose. principally since the Revolution, amount to

To honor the memory of the late Duke of $750,000, and the reversion of half as much Wellington, a magnificent school is to be estabTo Amherst, $5,000 for five years, com

lished, at which children of army officers are to mencing with 1847. To Williams, $15,500.

be admitted free of charge. The queen heads The earliest grants were made for college build the subscription with $5,000; Prince Albert ings.

and the Duke of Cambridge (the queen's uncle) Macaulay's History of England is placed in the follow with $2,500 each ; and there are several Index of forbidden books, by a decree of the subscriptions ranging from $500 to $1,000. Roman Inquisition. The Scripture Lessons, pub- The entire subscription already amounts to lished by the British Government for the use $100,000, and will probably be increased to of the Irish National School, has met the same $500,000. Is n't this better than a pyramid of fate.

useless granite ? Valuable additions to our Revolutionary His A college for the education of females is tory have been obtained recently by Mr. Ran about to be erected at Pittsburgh, Pa., at a cost dall, Secretary of our State, which the Library of $15,000.


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