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Process of obtaining Gold Dust in Columbia.


feel as if the darkness had already yielded to caster becomes strained and useless. The the light, and every difficulty vanished be following engraving offers to the public a fore the proclamation of the gospel ; but simple improvement in the form of this how differently a missionary feels, who is little appendage to our most useful furnilabouring in the fire. While he hails with | ture; and we think that any person condelight every favourable appearance, and is nected with the upholsterer's trade, will at encouraged by every pleasing token, yet he once perceive the advantage arising from it. is constrained to feel that all his success, Wo may remark, that the runner A is a and the success of his brethren put toge- brass ball, moving freely on an axis in the ther, compared with what is yet undone, is same direction with the runner B, of a no more than the glimmering of the fire-flywheel-like shape. Now the runner B being in midnight darkness."

farther from the centre of motion than A, 19. Achmed and Athene, or the Loves and adhering more firmly to the floor, in of a Turkish Youth and a Greek Maiden, consequence of its flat surface, the improved (Bennet, London,) is a title which has a caster will have every advantage of turning pretty sound, and we doubt not will capti- | with that at present in use; whilst in the vate many. The narrative to which it refers article of sustaining the pressure it must be runs through about half the little volume, decidedly superior. and is chiefly remarkable for the struggle between the pride of dominion, the influence of hereditary superstition, and personal love, on the part of Achmet; and between patriotic duty and genuine affection on that of Athene. The story contains scarcely any incidents, and the versification is much enfeebled by the number of expletives which the author has introduced. The other compositions have but little besides simplicity to recommend them. It is one of those volumes that

“ Along the cool sequester'd vale of life" seems destined to

" Pursue the noiseless tenor of its way."

20. A Review of the last Sermon preached in Scotland by the Rev. Edward Irving, July 1, 1828, by the Author of Criticisms on Mr. Irving's Lectures, | PROCESS OF OBTAINING GOLD DUST IN (Booksellers, Edinburgh,) presents to the

COLUMBIA. reader, in thirty-two pages, an argumenta

From the Appendix to the Columbian Company's tive exposure of the strange peculiarities of

Report.) this Scottish divine. There was a time

The work consists of a shed, under the when Mr. Irving was deservedly popular,

cover of which a dozen of labourers can but, in the eyes of nearly all, excepting

work. In the middle, a circular hole is those who have been taught to receive his

opened, about six feet deep and ten feet in dogmas, he has of late sunk into a mere

diameter; the women occupied in grinding object of pulpit curiosity. To this his ful

the pyrites, are ranged about this excavaminations, his hyper-calvinism, his arrogant

tion or reservoir, each one having a stone pretensions to unravel unfulfilled prophecy,

of porphyry, elevated about two feet above and his wild notions respecting the Millen.

the ground, and inclined towards the resernium and the reign of Christ, have mainly

voir. The muller which they ordinarily contributed. In this pamphlet the author

use is a piece of pyrites, containing quartz. exposes many of his extravagances to the

The minerals to be ground, consisting of animadversions they so justly merit.

pieces of pyrites of the size of an egg, are placed near them; they put one of the

pieces on the most elevated part of their IMPROVED CASTERS FOR BEDS. &c.

| stone, and reduce it to a small size by It has frequently been remarked, that the blows of the muller; afterwards they grind Casters at present in use for beds, sophas, it with the muller, adding a little water to &c. are on a very exceptionable principle, facilitate the process : the ground pyrites inasmuch, as the chief pressure falls not on runs, under the form of a liquid paste, the body of the caster, but on the shaft; into the reservoir. When, by the conhence the shaft is soon broken, or the Itinued labour of the negresses, the reservoir


La Fayette's Autograph.


becomes filled with ground pyrites, a cur- in the boteja a very small quantity of pyrent of water is permitted to flow into it rites, very rich in gold; then they redouble for a week, during which the whole mass their attention, and conclude by obtaining is frequently stirred up. The pyrites the gold almost pure, which they deposit in being thus separated from all earthy mat- the “eacho :" this is a bullock's horn, ter, they proceed next to the process of made in the form of a shell. When they washing them.

have in this manner collected a certain The washing is carried on in a wooden quantity of gold, they again wash it in the bowl, called a 'boteja,' having the form of boteja; after which, they dry it in a little a very flat cone, the base of which is from iron stove, called “ secca-deta.” 15 to 18 inches in diameter, and the depth After this operation, the pyrites, which from 3 to 4 inches.

have been successively separated, are washSome of the negresses manage this ed a second and a third time, and they washing process with considerable dexte constantly furnish gold. After three washrity. They put about 20lbs. of the ground ings, the remaining pyrites are placed in pyrites into the boteja, and then plunge it heaps, and being partially decomposed by into the water, whilst standing in the pudo exposure to the atmosphere during eight or dle or reservoir, with the water half way up ten months, they are again ground as new their legs; after having diluted the pyrites minerals, when they yield a quantity of with their hands, they give to the boteja a gold, almost equal to that obtained by their very rapid circular movement, taking care, first treatment; the residue is again thrown from time to time, to increase its inclina. together in heaps, and washed, and thus the tion, in order to facilitate the separation of pyrites are successively operated on, until the substances suspended in the water. they entirely disappear in repeated washAfter having continued this motion for ings. The negresses of Marmato, in order some minutes, they pour the water out of to express that the pyrites constantly yield the boteja, and holding it with one hand, gold, say, that “the marmaja” give gold under an inclination of 45 deg. they take until it disappears in the water. out with the other a large portion of the The water flowing from these works in pyrites, which are spread on the inclined its course deposits pyrites finely pulverized, surface formed by the position of the bo- which are washed by the labourers called teja; they operate on the residue in the “ masamoreros," who still obtain gold from manner above described, until there remains I them also.


The name of La FAYETTE is well known throughout the whole civilized world. He first rendered himself conspicuous during the revolution which terminated in the independence, of the United States of America. At the termination of the war, when about to embark for France, the following memorable words occur in his farewell speech before the Congress :-"For a nation to love liberty, it is sufficient that she knows it: for a nation to be free, it is sufficient that she wills it.” A few years afterwards, when the flame of liberty broke out in France, La Fayette took the command of one of the armies; but being disgusted with the atrocities which marked the early stages of this revolution, he resigned his command, and retired into privacy. About three years since he visited America, and was received and entertained as a national guest. After remaining some months, and receiving all the honours and marks of distinguishing regard which the Americans could bestow, he returned to France, and still lives in his accustomed retirement. Our readers will be pleased to see his Autograph.

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Proving of Wills.-Exchequer subpoenas were

served lately upon three respectable individuals in Introduction of Vegetables, &c. into England. Worcester, for possessing themselves of the per. One of the principal advantages resulting to sonal estates of deceased persons, without proving Europe from exploring distant regions, has been their wills, or taking out letters of administration the introduction of some of the most useful plants within six months, as prescribed by law. The and fruits that are now cultivated with so much

ht to be recovered in each case is one success. From the discovery of America, one of | hundred pounds in each case. the most important benefits, perhaps, that we re Translation of the Inscription on Bishop ceived, was the potato, The pear, the peach, the Heber's Monument at Calcutta.-“ Sacred to the apricot, and the quince, were respectively brought memory of the Right Rev. Father in CHRIST, Regi. from Epirus, Carthage, Armenia, and Syria. nald Heber, Minister of the Gospel, Member, first They were first transplanted into Italy, and thence of Brazenose College, in the University of Oxford disseminated by the Romans, through the north and subsequently Fellow of All-Souls ; Rector of ern and western parts of Europe.-Fruit seems to the Parish of Hodnet, in Salop, his native county: have been very scarce in England in the time of Preacher to the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Henry VII. In an original M$. signed by him | Inn, and afterwards Bishop of Calcutta; adorned. self, and kept in the Remembrance Office, it ap even in the bloom of youth, with brilliant talent. pears that apples were then paid for at the high | refined urbanity, and universal acquirements; and, price of one and two shillings apiece ; that a | devoting all to the common interest of the Church, man and woman received 8s. 6d. in the coin of | humbly dedicated both himself and his abilities to that time for a few strawberries. It was not till the service of God. Adınitted to the holy epis the latter end of the reign of Henry VIII. that any copal dignity, with the approbation of all good salads, carrots, cabbage, or other such edibles, men, he exerted himself to promote, cherish, and were purchased in England. The little of these uphold the infant establishment of the English vegetables that was used, was formerly imported Church in India, not merely with all his ability, from Holland and Flanders. Queen Catharine but even beyond its utmost strength, and to the (Henry's first consort,) when she wanted a salad, sacrifice of his life. By his admirable singleness was obliged to despatch a messenger thither on of mind, bis fascinating simplicity of manners, and purpose. Sundry other kinds of fruits and plants his heavenly benevolence of disposition, he had so were also first cultivated in England during this I endeared himself to all, that in his death, while reign, particularly apricots, artichokes, pippins, the Catholic Church had to regret the loss of a and gooseberries. The currant tree was con

un curranTee was con: and booseveries: veyed from Zante by the Venetians, and planted

rather, even those who were without its pale had

to lament a valued friend. He was born April 21. in England in the year 1533.

| A.D. 1783, and, being cut off by a sudden and preAsparagus, cauliflowers, beans, and pease, were mature death, near the city of Trichinopolis, he introduced about tbe time of the restoration of laid aside those remains which were doomed to Charles II. The delightful ornaments of our mortality on the 3d of April, in the year of our garden (flowers are also foreign productions. The Salvation, 1826, the 43d of his age, and the third of jessamine came from the East Indies; the tulip, his episcopacy.To the erection of this marble the the lily, and several others, from the Levant; the inhabitants of Madras, Heathen as well as Christuberose from Java and Ceylon; the carnation and tian, the great, the powerful, and the poor, without pink from Italy; and the auricula from Switzer distinction, contributed their unanimous aid." land. Nuts, acorns, crabs, and a few wild ber Catholic Intolerance.-All the copies (amount. ries, were certainly the only vegetable food indi. ing to some hundreds of the Douay version of genous to our island; and the meanest labourer Scriptures, Bibles as well as Testaments, which is now fed with more wholesome and delicate ali had lately been distributed by the Rev. William ments than the petty kings of the country could Digby, to his Roman Catholic parishioners, have obtain in its uncultivated state.

been returned by order of the liberal and enMore than five per cent. not always unlawful | lightened priest of the parish !!!-Longford Jour. interest.-A daring theft was on Thursday, Feb. nal. 12th, perpetrated in one of the streets of Glasgow. Hereditary Attachment.When the Jews are A carter who had unyoked his horse from the in the act of prayer, they turn their eyes towards cart, for the purpose of cleaning him, and who Jerusalem'; and such is their veneration for the incautiously left the cart standing out of his soil of Judea, that many of them in different connview, found, on his return to the place, that it had tries procure from Jerusalem portions of earth. been taken away. After a little inquiry, he learned which is sprinkled over the eyes of the deceased that three fellows had been seen drawing a cart in before interment. Many who can afford the ex. the direction of the Bromielaw, whither he imme. pense, retire there to die, that their bodies may diately followed. He had not been long in that mingle with the bodies of their ancestors. At quarter, when he saw the three men driving a Copenhagen, Jews are buried upright, or standing horse and cart, in which were deposited a pair of in their coffins. cart-wheels, with the axle and body of a cart. Welsh Judicature.-The number of attorneys He instantly darted forward, and seized the horse in Wales is incredible, Lord Cawdor mentions, by the bridle, to get the cart examined, when the that in nine years 13,936 pleas were entered in the party, conscious of their guilt, instantly made off, County and Baronial Courts of Caermarthen, leaving in his possession his own cart, with the being about 10,000 more than were entered in addition of the horse and cart they had been Monmouthsbire in the same period. “I must, (says driving.

his Lordship) insert, as a curiosity, a CountyPopulation of China.-The population of this Court notice to a labouring man, to procure payvast empire is found to have been much over ment of one shilling due for the mending of a pair rated by the Europeans. On the authority of the of shoes- Sir, having been directed by A. B. to statement delivered to lord Macartney, on in his apply to you for one shilling due to him, I have embassy to China, it was believed that the Celes. to request that you will pay me that sum, togetial Empire comprised 333,000,000 inhabitants : ther with my charge of tive shillings, on or before bnt according to Signor Martucci, who is recently Saturday next, as I shall otherwise be obliged to returned from Canton, where he resided nearly commence an action against you for the recovery three years, the result of the last census, in 1790, thereof, without further notice !!!'"-This misera gave the population at only 143,124,734 inhabi ble state of things is ascribed to the defective tants, which agrees with the report of our coun. state of the Welsh Judicature, which appears to tryman, Mr. Thomas, who stated the whole popu. require a total reformation. lation, including the army, and two millions of York Minster.-In removing the rubbish occa. persons who live on the water, at 146,270,163. sioned by the late fire a number of curions ancient This is not half as many more as the number of Roman coins have been found imbedded in sand our own fellow-subjects in Hindoostan, and some and oak saw-dust beneath the seats of the choir. what lowers the dignity of his Celestial Majesty, Some antiquated thimbles, and pieces of glass, hare the brother to the sun.

also been brought to light.




Effects of Sudden Emotions of the Mind. The principal names which have dropped off lat. Barthuz relates the case of a female, who, having | terly, either by death or conformity, have been the let her infant fall from her arm, was suddenly late Duke of Norfolk (restored in the present struck with paralysis of one of the upper extremi. Duke); Browne, Lord Montague ; Roper, Lord ties. Mr. Hellis, of the Hotel Dieu at Rouen, has Teynham: Vavasor, Curzon, Acton, Marock, Gas. lately witnessed some similar cases. A girl, about coigne, Fleetwode, Promburne-all peers, or barotwelve years of age, being present at an execution, 1 nets. Wales contains but few Catholics. was so terrified at the moment when the criminal's | Gastronomy.-The people of Yariba, in Africa. head fell, that one of her arms suddenly became | are not very delicate in the choice of their food: paralyzed. She was brought to the Hotel Dieu, they eat frogs, monkeys, dogs, cats, rats, mice, and where she remained during three months, but various other kinds of vermin. A fat dog will without receiving any benefit, though her general always fetch a better price than a goat. Locusts health was undisturbed. In another case, a girl of land black ante, just as they are able to take wing. nine years, being attacked by a dog, was so are a great luxury. Caterpillars are also held in frightened, that she fell down in a senseless state. very high estimation. The caterpillars are stewed, When examined at the Hotel Dieu, the pulse was and ate witb yams and tuah. Ants and locusts are found quiet, the skin perfectly sensible, the coun. | fried in butter, and are said to be delicious. I tenance indicative of excitement, and the eye star could never make up my mind to taste any of these ing. She had fully recovered her senses, but had rich insects. Pascoe, however, is particularly fond no power of motion, the muscles being in a state of of them, and calls them land shrimps. It is a cusrigidity, and deglutition was very difficnlt. Antom in Katunga, when the king dies, for his eldest emetic, and the application of leeches to the neck, | son, first wife, and all the head men of the kingwere witbout any effect, and she died suddenly on dom, to drink poison over his grave, and to be the fourth day.

afterwards buried with him. None of the king's Haytorian Collection of Minerals.-We hear sons ever come to the throne. After the king's that the Haytorian collection of minerals has lately death, his successor is chosen from among the been completed at Exeter, as no more are to be wisest persons of the country; an elderly man is be found, the mine being exhausted of them; and generally preferred.-Clapperton. it appears, that these extraordinary and novel Population.-Father Peters, the Jesuit, calcuproductions of the natural curiosities of tbislated, that in 260 years four men might have Ísland, would have been inevitably lost to the 268,719,000,000 of descendants. Enough to people scientific world, but for the unremitted attention of many such worlds as ours! Sir W. Blackstone Shirley Woolmer, Esq. who for nearly two years shows, that in twenty generations every man has has spared no time or expense in procuring a fine actually 1,048,576 ancestors. Thus, the provisions specimen of every article contained in the Hayto of nature are made against every contingency. In rian mine, and has amply succeeded; his intention | the animal world 342,144 eggs have been found in being greatly forwarded by encouraging and re. a carp only 18 inches long; and 600,000 have been warding the miners to collect them. It seems, from reckoned in the roe of a salmon. the concurring testimonies of several mineralo. Wesleyan Missionary Society. The receipts of gists, that no museum in Europe can exhibit so the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society for curious and singular an assemblage of chalcedo. | the year ending 1828, are upwards of fifty thounies collected from one mine; for of this beautiful | sand pounds, being an advance on the previous mineral he has obtained more than five hundred year's income of nearly seven thousand pounds, varieties, and the collection contains more than a 1 Royal Society of Literature.-The king has thousand choice specimens of different minerals. directed that a site shall be assigned to this society and presents a jewellery of splendid appearance. on the crown lands, where the improvements of the It is, however, remarkable, that most of the va metropolis are being carried into effect at Charingrieties of chalcedonies as recorded by Jameson, Cross; and already have members voluntarily Kirwan, and others, that have been formerly col. subscribed several thousand pounds towards the lected from all parts of the globe, were discovered erection of a house for the Institution, which, it is concentrated in this British mine, including also believed, will be commenced forthwith. in this collection upwards of forty specimens and Manuscript Bible.- M. de Spyer, a magistrate varieties of a new species called the Haytorite,' of Maste, in Switzerland, has recently brought to not heretofore described in any English or foreign Paris a manuscript Bible, which is one of the general treatise on Mineralogy.

most valuable productions of paleography in exWaterloo, the Day after the Battle.The dead istence. One of the miniatures with which it is required no help ; but thousands of wounded, who embellished represents Alcuin presenting this could not help themselves, were in want of every manuscript to Charlemagne, when king, and before thing; their features, swollen by the sun and rain, he became emperor. This work is invaluable on looked livid and bloated. One poor fellow had a account of its seals and Tyronian characters, and ghastly wound on the lower lip, which gaped is the only one that contains the complete text of wide, and shewed his teeth and gums, as though a | Alcuin's epigrams. A short time since M. de Speyer second and unnatural mouth had opened below his | had the honour to submit this Bible to the inspecfirst. Another, quite blind from a gash across the tion of the king and royal family. He has also eyes, sat upright, gaping for breath, and murmur been admitted to a sitting of the Academy of In. ing « De l'eau ! de l'eau !" The anxiety for water | scriptions and Belles Lettres, which learned body was indeed most distressing. The German “Vaser! expressed a strong desire that his manuscript vaser I" and the " De l'eau de l'eau !” still seem should not be taken out of France. sounding in my ears. I am convinced that hun 1 Monastic Discipline. There are in Paris, it is dreds must have perished from thirst alone, and | said, two convents, in which religious discipline is re. they had no hope of assistance, for even humane gularly administered on every Tuesday and Friday. persons were afraid of approaching the scene of In the first, the females are divided into parties of blood. Jest they should be taken in requisition to four, who flog each other naked in a corner; in the bury the dead almost every one who came near second, from sixty to eighty females are placed in being pressed into that most disgusting and painful a line in the middle of a large hall, in presence of service.

the abbess; these persons then flog each other, and Catholics in England. The number of Catho the abbess, from time to time, exhorts them lics in England and Wales is computed to exceed on good blows.-Journal des Voyageurs. 300,000. The principal Roman Catholic counties Death of a Climbing Boy.-Early in February are-Lancashire, Staffordshire,Warwickshire, and a poor unfortunate climbing-boy was burnt to Northumberland. These, with Durham, Cheshire, I death at Dumfries. The flues of two fires com. Norfolk, Suffolk, Kent, and Worcestershire, the municated in one near the top, and the fire had next in number, contain about 200,000. London, not been put out in both : the boy ascended one and its suburbs, with Surrey and Middlesex, are of the flues, and, mistaking his way, descended the rated at 50,000. The remaining 50,000 are thinly other, and fell into the fire, after having previscattered tbroughout the other counties and cities: 1 ously been scorched by the flame that was probut chiefly in Bristol, Bath, Portsmouth, Plymouth, duced by the falling of the soot. He died in about Southampton, Exeter, and a few watering places. I three hours.


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drew Reed. two score of them quartered upon him, their board

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numerous examples of its application in the construcamong the servants, either the best skilled or most tion of Machines and Instraments. By G, G. Ward. attached to the sport. The holes and haunts of the The Catechism of Scripture Biography. vermin, in and around the premises, should be Scripture Questions concerning the Life, Death,

Resurrection, and Ascension of Christ. By the Rev. diligently sought out. No respite to be allowed to

Albert Judson, of America, the delinquents, but a war of extermination to be

Illustrations of Prophecy, in Five Dissertations, constantly carried on from January to December.

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Herodotus, translated from the Greek, for the use neighbour, by which you will have the additional |

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Poems. By William Gibson. use, a few inferior hops should be spread be.

Tears, and other Poems. By Daniel Currie, tween them; and the moth can never injure stuf

King, Lords, and Commons, earnestly solicited to fed birds or animals, if the uops form a part of the

grant Catholic Emancipation upon other terms than process of stuffing.

those suggested by a “Scotch Catholic," in his Letter State of General Officers. On the 1st of Jan. I to the Duke of Wellington. By a Patriotic Subject. 1829, there were in the ariny, field-marshals, 6;

A Review of the last Sermon preached in Scotland

by the Rev. Edward Irving, in which his leading generals, 92; lieutenant-generals, 213; and major

sentiments respecting the Resurrection of the Saints, generals, 220-total, 531. Of the field marshaly,

the Removing of the Earth, &c. &c. are refuted. three are princes of the blood-royal, one a foreign

Essays on various Religious Subjects By William prince, one a duke and prime minister of England, Sleigh. Second edition, and one an earl. All (six) are colonels of corps,

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A Volume of Tales, under the title of “Sketches of 58 are colonels of corps, 44 are knights of the bath,

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