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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 25 March 1852

VOL. 2--NO 183. THE DAII.V DISPATCH. 7A9 A. COWARDIN, Proprietor. HUGH R. PI.KASANTH,Editor. CASH TERMt; OF ADVERTISING • 1 insertion $0 :>0 | 1 square, 1 month ®4 00 do ' 2 insertions 075 ! 1 do Smof>«hs 700 do 3 do ICO 1 do 8 do 10 00 do Iwk 175 j 1 do 6 do J6 00 do 2 weeks v 75 1 do 1 ymr MOO re?- CommuTiiCHOi ns are charged at tße thine a* advertisements. »y- -fen lints or Use nab a tcuarf ; jotger ad-,sru#.-menu in exf.ct proportion, and payable in adAdvertisements inserted onee it week, twice i. welk. or throe times a *wk. will V- sharped 50 c«te tor the first insertion, and 37j cent* Sor each c jutmuance. r*.-* Marriage notices inserted for 25 cert#; Fur*™ notice* 2o cents; Deaths, without obituary or steral inviuuon. 124 cent*. Tha" Daily Dispatch" is served to subscribers t . c.d a cent* per tueek, payable to th-J «trier w.«k!y. Pric« for mailing, »4 a year in ad*u:ce. THE WEEKLY DISPATCH , nubiUhed every Friday rooming, and mailed ox'onr. ccllar a vka...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 25 March 1852

THE DAILY DISPATCH. ■a- i\f ,<i)i u m i i.-fciv - *.— 1 u(.circulation atuie DiiPArcm U THaKK Ttstics a* large a* that of tut cHii 'r !>»i!y pup-r in the city of Richmond. K i> 'toßrrfore «rr«tly superior to any other at a •Mdiuoi <>f •'lverttatnu. RICHMOND . TA.t Thursday Morning. March '25, ISSK. BEM'S METHOD OF HISTORV. Titers is a lady in this city giving an explab <tion to some of our first schools of Bern's m :iltod of teaching History. It is represented •■»!>eingso advantageous—as affording such facilities to the acquisition of historical knowledge—that we make room for the following sketch, furnished by a friend, as a matter of public interest. Bern (the late hero of the Hungarian war) was a Pole, exiled from his country on account of the part he took in its noble uprising iu 1830-'3i. When he arrived in France, he turned his activity, like most of his compatriots, into the chancel of education. He ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 25 March 1852

'the latest news. (JON (> it KSB—Tc ».si ia v V Hell presented a memorial ofcilizcns of ■i ,'. ,'«see, praying that measures may be , to present tiia destruction of the Wheel;rg bridge. !i. Shield* reported a hilt to increase the ef- ...... v of the artillery, ar.d a joint resolution . e: it)g the national defences. 1 . hill allowing judges and other officers I'erriti ries of the I'r.ited States, to draw ' - ..tiariea tven it absent for a longer period sixty days, when that absence shall be ioved' by the President, was taken up, otid, i ■; bate, was ordered to a third reading. i -hill tn establish a navy yard and depot ( bay of San Francisco, and for other - h, was taken up, and Mr. Gwin ad- >. >1 the Senate m its support. He was rJ by Mr. Brodhead it, opposition to the (. »;o, without concluding hia remarks, gave ,i j« ;<> a motion lor adjournment. >k —M< ssrs. Faulkner. Grow, Dimtnick, s..ofTeiinessee, an...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 25 March 1852

THE DAILY DISPATCH. Ccrreapentfence «f} the Dlipucb. Funeral Pagfaat—Jat. G. Bennett and the ' Art Union— Spring Trade _Sa/et— The Cuba Expedition, sr<" f. y I,— |New Ycttx, March 23. The funeral ceremonies, in konor of the late Henry Gibaon, took place yeaterday. The proceasion was veiy large, occupying nearly thiee quarters of an hour in passing a given point. The turn-out of the military was quite imposing, and several Lodges of the O. U. A. united in doing honor to the last of the"BcdyGuard." The appointments of the display, the funeral-car, decked with plumes,and drawn by richly caparisoned horses, with its Guard of Honor, were all in good taste, if you except from this estimate the question of the propriety of wasting a thousand dollars or ao upou eo useless and unprofitable a ceremony. A brisk speculation in thieving and pocketpicking served toenliven the otherwise solemn appearance of our thoroughfares. A gang of young scoundrels, ripening for villains, was hauled...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 26 March 1852

VOL. 2--NO 134. mTLY DISPATCH. YaR- A COWARDIN. Proprietor. <.<< R. ii_f». Editor. CASH TSKMB OK ADVEKTISIWO. , . .re i insertiontO~sCT| TVqiare \ month §4 00 - -<«>rtion( 075 ; 3 do 2nson f h« .00 i 3 do 100 1 do 2 do 10 00 j j W(V >5 1 7." I 3 dr- <> do 16 00 ! V.' - w«vkt I i df i y»«r 30 00 ——■ f - > ..jimui.ication« are charged at the »t»me r » s? advertisemen!*. ' y-, unttorU** makt« tcvirr; longer adin exact proportion, and payable in ad rj- Advertisements inserted once a wek, twice or three tiir.e* a week, will V iharced V» ~ fir the firs: insertion, and ~i cento lor each • rz; Marriage notics inserted for 2;> cent*; ru25 cent*: Deaths, without obituary or 'os«:ai invitation, 12* cents. 7a< ■ Paily Dispatch" is served to subscribers ( t t ... a-:<i <j qucrtf efts per »"rt.k. payable to the esrrter weekly. Price for maiiicg, %4 a year ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 26 March 1852

THE DAILY DISPATCH. ™ AItV»iUTI nKK.*—Thecirculalton of tut Dishtch is thhbk times M at that of any other Daily pnper in the city of Richmond. It in fesmfore tr.-ntly superior to any other aa a indium »' KICHDIOND. VA.< Friday Morwing, March IM2. THE WEEKLY DISPATCH, For the week ending March 26, is now published avii! fur sale at this office. The contents of this number ate unusually varied and attractive, aiJ among them is a thrilling narrative entitled " The Tear Drop;' Full particulars of tha two affrays last week, by which Alexander Gilliam and Thomas Arrigoti were killed; Report of Professor I otten s Lecture on the "Memory;" Account of a terrible Mutiny ; Sketch of a Race not before reported; Proceedings of the Democratic State Convention and the Legislature ; Foreign and Domestic Correspondence and News; Editorials, Poetrv, &s. Price 3 cents per copy—sl per annum in advance. THE TETOTAL WAR. The war oif brandy, wine, whiskey arid gin, und the vast fami...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 26 March 1852

thk LATEST NEWS. 7he Indta Rubier Case. ■i pysrof, March 54th.—The March Term t it •• I'. S. Circuit Court, commenced in thin ° v<?#terday. The principal cause* on the V k<; were (he Goodyear and Day India j. V pr c;i ?e, and ail others were postponed lo v i*T ihe leading of bill and answer by the . , i" ; counsel, arsd a short discussion, in , Messrs. Choate aad Webster took ■ the Court adjourned. i.K>T«3N, March 24th, P. M.—James T. ,i, to '«v, continued the opening argu- . • ;,»r the plnintifl"; Hon. Rufus Cliuale » icj.iv for the defendants to morrow, 'i'lie - ..r.i'iit is in a motion lot an injunction, and w u.cupv days, The testimony is , ; ihmis, occupy inn spheral hundred print-v.-ps, and will not he read by the Judge, , ; s() im us i :ay be necessary to correct - seemingly doubtful in the arguments. Methodist Conference. : .\iii.aoelphia, March -4.— The Conference , ,• .Metiio-.iis; Episcopal Church comments;.is sessions this morning, in the...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 26 March 1852

COMMERCIAL. RICHMOND MARKETS. tier ikt mttl ending Thursday ExiiKg, March 25. [CAKKrCILT COa«JRCTKD.J BACON U brisk. with * tendency to advance.— Virgir. :a cured, hog round, 10i cU; prime Western and Baltimore Side* 1( ito 10} cU; Shoulders 9} to yj : Hiune KH to llj. BUTTER—Firkin 10 al6 ct*. per lb. Frc#h Ro.l 9Cia2sct*. Gothen, in kegs, 13 to 19 cts. —all kind* ▼ery scarceBKEBWAX—22 a 23 cts. per lb.—with small receipts no change. COTTON AND COTTON YARNS. —The trs.le In Cotton here is limited. The quotations are <i a M et«. Cotton Yarn* 17 cu oer lb. COFFEE—OId Java Hi to" 12} ; Lapiayr* 9| to ; Rio 9} to 9J cts ; Cape ei a 9 cts; Manilla i 2}. CANDLES—fallow 10} a lli; Hull's patent i:|; Bperai -13 a 4.>, Adamantine 22} a i!?j. Jackson's patent 12}. COAL—IO cents on board for good mixed, fine fer.ri lump; Bto 9 cents for blacksmith's coal. CORN —58 to 60 cents per bushel ol 56 lbs. for old and new. CORN MEAL—7S to 80 cents per bushel. FLOUR—Lan sales of Sc...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 27 March 1852

VOL. 2—NO 133 77(1' I)A1!.V DISPATCH. ;AS. A. COW 'vRDIN, Proprietor. HUGH R7"» > » MA WW> E*Wti CA!~n TKJiM;* Oh ADVKKTIBING. , - .«jv ! ;n*rrtionSO 50 | 1 square. imonth 00 ■ •> ' ' !r.s«'itu>n»o 75 j 1 do 2u-.on*hs 700 I \ V <jo ICO 1 do 3 do 10 00 , % ; w.vk 1 7,' j 1 do 6 do 16 Oft 4 , -j wee is V 75j 1 do 1 year 30 00 Z9* lVraiii..'W»li'«'«»M charged at the same * it »* as ad* 1 >' !s , _ f, . us'.- ;r !"* make a square; longer adT in exact proportion, ar.d payable iu adT fW' Advertisements inserted once a week,twice * ' >k. or three times a week. wili be .-barged 50 .> i.ir ihe nrst insertion, and i7j cents lor each c jet.nuiuice. V|- M urriai-e notiees a«crted for2seer.ts; FuB«r?""tice» '£> cento; Dc.tihs, without obituary or lar.v' Hi invitation, 12$ cento. Tb<- "Daily Dispatch'' i« served to subscribers st n a'td a u\ts per trrtk, payable to the carrier weekly. Pri...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 27 March 1852

. THE DAILY DISPATCH. fo All* Is.lts—'i'hectrcuiatloD of toe Dispatch i« tmkek twhj a< larre as that of anr other Daily paper in the city of Richmond. It is therefore jreatiy superior to any other as a «<f •H*-«rMa'nr RICHMOND. VA.i K«tnrd*<y MorsinK, Mnrrb'JT, ISW> THE PARTIES. The Democrats have, in their State Convention here, got through their difficulties much better thar. their competitors, the \\ higs, cculd have wished! Indeed, from the waspisbness of trie fractional parts of tbegreat party, on the first dav cf their assembling, the Dispatch, although a perfectly impartial observer, promised itself much enjoyment —the enjoyment of a philosopher watching the indications and impulses of an assemblage ft men, excited by conflicting dispositions and interests. Although deprived of this elevated source of satisfaction, it congratulates the Democrats upon the prudence they displayed in letting off their surplus steam so promptly, and coo...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 27 March 1852

the latest news. AHl)l I ION AL FOREIGN items. [by THE UN OP A.] V, VoRK, .March 25.—The steamer En* • ,v t i iinp* (ify-iiiiie passengers. She parsed n! ■> (.'clock, M., on (he 10th. the steamer 'iailtc: 011 the 24th, in lat. 40, 42, the ship Hnknway, from Richmond. i am> —The Reform Bill was brought ;!'(• House by Lord John Russell, and „ Ib ' the jK.I jfet of a fierce contest. I the House ot Commons, Mr. Hume » ;iether the ministry intended to define •o! \v bclV to the navy estimates were pro- \ . ctin.r of 168 members of the House had "i. held at Lord John Russell's residence, to o-ipon the plan o*opposition. Lord John K . expressed himseifdisatisSed with Lord ' »'s programme, and advised the voting of i s for (hiee months only, after a , v-o'uiion ot Parliament should be forced ou j, • government. i L indon Times announce® ar.otkercant:.:.ite >>r t ; ie b shopric of Dublin, in the perf Priest Kenick, engaged in the American ...on. 1 I...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 27 March 1852

THE DAILY DISPATCH C*rrenp«a4eMce tf the Übpmck. The I*aU Railroad Collision—Excitement in Relation to California Strindlet— The Art-Union and its Trouble*—Act* of the Corporation—Movement* of Di*tinpui*hed Individual*. New York, March 24. The injurien sustained, at the collision of last week, upon the Harlem Railroad, have, 4is usual, resulted fatally, in one case at least. John Spence, the baggage master, has died from the effect of the contusions he then received. The conductor of the train, is not expected to survive. The Coroner empanneled a Jury, and proceeded to-day, to an investigation of the causes of (he accident. Ihe culpable negligence of the conductor of the uptrain, seems to be the only actually cause of blame. The investigation is adjourned until *o-morrow. . . Rairoald accidents are multiplying npon us with fearful rapidiiy. There are new scencs of suffering, rendered'doubly terrible by attendant circumstances, occurring every week. Kosteps are taken to bring the gui...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 29 March 1852

VOL. 2- N'O 1 daily DISPATCH. IAS. A CO yV AKDIN. Propiletor. HTOH H.VII Af ANTS, Editor. CASH TERMS OK ADVERTISING. . i insertion $0 50 i 1 square, 1 month €'• 00 ' '-1 .ii»»Ttion» 073 J 1 do 2 a»B'lu T Otj i ■« do 100 1 do a do 10 00 c V- 1 week 175 i 1 do 6 do 26 00 ; i i week* 2 751 1 do 1 ye».r 30 00 t 3 CommunioKt. n« charged it tfca lams ,JtTu advertisements. '"yy j- e . Una I* l(.*f **akt a square; longer »d---*sruTw«uU in exact proportion, and payable :aadAdvertisements inserted once a week, twice % w,k. or three timre a week, will V 50 cez . f (or t he first insertion, and 37i «enU lor each ( viUnu&ncf 1 • M.%rriAge notices inserted for 4 25 cent«; Fuuer^cotic." 25 cents, IVkOis, without obituary or !m.-TfU invitation, I2i centi. The " Daily Dispatch ' is served to subscribers • I tu end a quarter ctnls per week, payable to tka esrrier weekly. Price for mailing, 64 a year in adracoe. THE WEEKLY DISPATCH 1 f published every Friday morning, and mailed for ONE BOI...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 29 March 1852

THb IIAJLV DISPATCH. "r~" '!'<» ili\ KTI *KKJ">.--Tb e c)rculatlon Of .!> tx,rAT«: " TiiKKK TIMBS a* !ar ? e 8.1 that of a-.' (Hlv.r i)»;i. paper in the city oi Richmond. It i« rb«r.''i<re pr.-viy superior to any other •« • EICHMOWP . VA.: Sf«T!<tny Morumjc, march '29, ISSS2. CO!\(*KESS—ITS WASTE OF TIME. Perhaps there never was a session of Congress at whicii there was such a waste of time as the present. The shameless manner in wbirh the days are whiled away in uselecs debate, is amazing;. We cannot understand how a man, acknowledging any responsibility to a constituent body, cat: stand up, in open day, in the Federal Home of Representatives, and wag hia tongue by the hour, iu uttering words which hare no reference whatever to the public business, which, it is presumed,he was sent there ;o act upon. Party interest, President making, and the consistency of the public conduct of their own mighty selves, are the (hemes ol'theiren...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 29 March 1852

TBE LA I NEWB. , o rresp<in<ieiier ol the Dinpnteh. Washington, March 27. " • tickets for OU- Bull's concert, which t'oii Friday evening, wetc all disposed ot C '. -lrevnuisiTtiC line saloon »as densely V v,(|» one »«t tlie most brilliant and inlet* i' ; audiences that < vei honored an artiile w. <>le Hull, was. perhaps, never in m,od. not bettet gratified than on thib * i.\ with the complimentary reception greeted him. And if the presence of , 'st digniiaiies of the nation, as also v , «iih her bright ere and bewitching ; ,-ould stimulate to the highest and grand* f .- rt. suiely tlie assemblage of " beauty n ; ■ i ilrv'' which graced the scene, must silenced ill the powets ai.il skill of ihe „ :aster. -Nor »w tiie audience disap* ' ; ; at least! judge so fr«u> the enthusi;da use wiili which he w is welcomed. a i »«:,;ch greeted i.it:. li.:cughout the entire ; *;twi'.i.auce. i ■ .en. n. F.-q . the Corresponding « rv ...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 29 March 1852

THE DAILY DISPATCH CtrmptWnce «f the Diopaick. Cuban Pritonert Returning Home—Funeral of an Old Citizen— The international Magazine—Motementt—Railroad Verdict New York, March 125. Thirty-five of the Cuban prisoners have taken passage in the packet ship Southerner, for New Orleans. Their return to friends and relatives will give occasion for manifestations of gratitude and joy ; and it is to be hoped their experience will prove a salutary and effective lesson for the future« The State Legislature yesterday rejected (he nominations of the Harbor Masters at this port, the present incumbents being retained for then offices, with a single exception. Ihe post of Harbor Master is worth from $'2000 to f -jOU a year, and the scrambling among poht cians is consequently verv lively. The funeral of Kphia'tn Hol.;rook, a prominent citizen, was celebrated yesterday, and was well attended. ... The churches ol New 1 ork have united in union prav» r meetings. The church of Rev. Dr. Adams, in Broome ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 30 March 1852

VOL. 2—NO. 137. 7mK DAILY DISPATCH JAS. A. COWARPIN, Proprietor. HIGH H Vl,hA»t >TS, Editor. CASH TERMS (IK ADVERTISING. 1 1 50 I 1 square. 1 month #1 00 , v >,>'2 insertion* 0 7."» I 1 do simon'hs 700 , ~ ;> do 100 1 do 3 do 10 00 ; A •, w .,-ek 175 I 1 do 6 do 16 00 v, 2 weeks 875 i 1 do 1 year 30.00 Communication* are charged at tbe same T ,rT'u aiTMtimiiwil* -y 7V-j hues or less make a iquare; longer adt,: , rrients in exact proportion, and payable in ad ' Advertisements Inserted once a week,twice J , „r three litre* * .reek, will V sharped SO re-u- f-.-r the first insertion, and -iTj cents tor each ' [jr Marriage notice* inserted for 25 cents; Fu-tP-K. r .. tices 35 cents ; Deaths, without obituary or ••»Di>'ral in-vitation. 12i cents The " Dailv Dispatch" is served to subscribers tt tit and a quarter ctntr per tceek, payable to the tsrrier weekly. Price for mailing. §4 a year in ad»*£ot>. THE WKEK.LV DISPATCH i,...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 30 March 1852

« THE DAILY DISPATCH. Or TO ADI EKTlsfcttn.—Theoirculstion we Dispatch m thskf. times •» tarn as that «f mi other D*uy paper t«? Use city of Richmond, therefore greati; superior to any other as a ■Mbm of RICHMOND. VA.t Tswitay Morning, March 30, 1854. THE DANVILLE ROUTE. Several du>s since, the Dispatch, in a plav- •»! wanner,maintained a very correct proposifeen: viz; that the route to the Southwest via •■mille, was the shortest and most eligible for Mfilroad improvement. By wuy of offset to ■*. BurweH'a argument about the buffalo •mcks indicating the Lynchburg and Tennessee route a* the true one, the Dispatch alleged that the Yankees—much snore reliable pioneers fct commerce—had established the Danville WMte to be the true one. The Lynchburg Virginian very promptly took up the Dispatch on Ai» point. It asserted fortl»e Lynchburg route Aesuperiority over the Danville route in point W distance, and assumed that this route could ■ever be continued through North Carolina, h...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 30 March 1852

"the latest news. Krtto I'Hl.idelpkta-lM* One Dcttrm mu . oH of lMlar , % .„>i phi March 38.—A most deßtruc- , ./fire broke outlast ni«:ht, in Hank alley.de- " r , IM ;our lar? tour story warehouses, runfins from Hank ultoy to -trawberry street, octhv extensive iiuportora of silks, lace» ci: V, ', goods. The loss of Messrs. Stewa°. i Bw! No. 13 Bank street and No. 14 < (Vriv street, is estimated at $300,000. — n , i,>»j of M«"-srs. Lewis & Bro.. No. 11* /<. i, Vueet and No. 12 Strawberry street, in 4 i HO. Messrs. (.Jibor & Co., No. 9 Bank V- and No. 11 Strawberry street, estimate r. e , at $JOO,tWO. Messrs. Wyeth, Holers V i .. m the upper story of Gihor & Co.'a v ,v • nuse,lose £75.000. Messrs. E.M. Davis * No.' lt> Strawberry street, were slightly j— loss * 1,000. j. Eil wards, oak COOpe ost 1,000. . !VJ <-rs. Lewis A: Bro., importers ot British „ were insured for $'i5,u00 in a L...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — The Daily Dispatch — 30 March 1852

THE DAILY DISPATCH! t - .— ~ Terriblk Catastrophic—Lou or Life.— About seven o'clock Friday afternoon, a moat appaling catastrophe happened in the East Ri▼er at Hell Gate, in connection wjth the submarine operations of Mona. Maillefert, of whose labor* our readers have been duly apprised. Mods. M., with two bonis, in one of "which he had three men, and in the other himself and brolher-in law, was at work upon the " Frying Pan," and, as usual, was taking nd- vantage of the slack water at high tide to make several blasts. He usually makes four at a tide, and had alreadv made one ; in aftempting the second, the accfdent happened, to explain which, we must detail the process of blasting. Each charge is a large canister containing 125 lbs. of powder. Several of these canisters are taken in a boat, and one at a lime they are let down upon ihe rock. When one is let down, Mods. M. comes np|witli his boa', lakes the end of a long wire which is fixed in the canister, snd rows off. paying out ...

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