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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 13 March 1850
IiEWISBURC CHRONICLE AND WEST BRANCH FARMER tDit ant umor. er e at a Watrict School " First class n philosophy step out c!ce ) our books, JohD Joom, how many ki:ij'-iom in oalwre V " Fotr.w Naroo ihm. Eng!Di,ilnd.Scotliind,Mi(iVVa!o.'' " Paw to next Smith.' .. Pour the animal, vegetable, mineral ani kingdom wirr.' Good, go up head." - Hobaa, what ia meant by the animal kingdom ! Lions, tigers, elephants, rhinoeeroaea, hippopotamuses, aligatore, ajcakeye, jack-hack-drivers, and schoolmasters. Very well but you'll take a licking r-.r V ATI f last remark. "Giles, what is the mineral kingdom V The hull of fjalitorny.' " Walk straight up head.'r Johnson, what ia the vegetable king dam r fi.r.W nana, potatoes carrots, inzy ens, and ail kinds of greene that' good !or cooking. " Aod what are pines, and hemlocka. ...,1 .l.-n. jint thev veeetablea t" Nosir-ree you can't cook 'em.them's $aw logs an? framing limber. ' Bojs, gime a piece of apple, and you can have an hour a intermission ccpi Hob...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 20 March 1850
M C I R LI T ! J ana 5ln in&epenicnt Jamilji Paper itvolti to News, Citcraturc, Politics, CVgricnltnrc, Science anD ittorality. II. C. HICKOK, EDITOR. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20, 1850. VOL. VI., NO. 5 i 311. LEW SBU ON The l.owlsburg Chronicle ie issued every Wednesday marniag at Lewiaburg, Uuion county, Pennsylvania. T. $1.50 per year, for eah actually lo advance; $1,75, paid within three monlha; $3 if paid within the year ; $ti,50 if not paid before the yer expires ; dingle numbers, a cents, oub acriptinna 1 i ait mnntha or ieaa to be paid in advance. Discontinuance optional with the Publisher except when the year ia paid up. A Jveiiieenn i.u handsomely inserted at 50 eta prr tquare one wetk. (1 fuc month, and $5 fur a year ; a ledum price for longer advertieemenl. Too ruares, 7 ; Mercantile advertisements nut rireedin one-fourth of a column, quarterly, 10. Ciu il auvertisemenle and Job work to be paid for when handed in or delivered. A I oniinunicitione by mail mut come poet paid, a...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 20 March 1850
THEjnwEn. Wheat its Hineral Food. II r. Way, Professor of Agriculture" Chemistry hi the Royal Agricultural Col rejje, Cirencester, England, hat contribu ted to the Journal of the Royal Agricultu ral Society an extended and exceedingly valuable pnper oo the " Analyais of the Athes of Plants. These recearches em brace, amnng other maliera of interest', the analyses of 62 varieties of wheat, co far as lu determine the amount of minerals which an acre of grain, including straw and teed, removes at each harvrst. In straw the quantity of ash per 100 parts ranged from 3 J to 5 per eent- In one sample the ash was only 2,1 4 "per cent: in another the per ccutaee was at high 1 1. The mean of 40 specimens is 4 1 per cent. Those vari eties of grain which bad the most mineral matter m the straw were has liable to fall, and the atoms were brighter and more ex empt from mildew and rust. The ash in wheat chuff varies from? to 10 per cent. In wheat, the analysis of 82 specimens gave a mean of 1 67 p...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 20 March 1850
A " L OT 1 TV u.-,.., m ho tmMMeeJ io Ml A. crrtein suss at eertaiw u'me. is rerhiwkd lb urns m eecmnlv "f Muncy, Lycoming Co.,'fli t rr. JOH! ("MALLET, . M Ihiwwl. I I m, ii. a. KS1ALLKY. Assocun taaani, I tMlirll ft TWO Will CeCALIVIKB TUCIIII. THIS feeminarv' i Jeigrl to afford M good an nidation, in both the soli i and ornam ental branches, een be obuinei in any school in Pennr-ylvsnia." - Henee,-ifmeiio will be I iien in ll the brsncfccs osoally tauijht in the iii(hl order of female seDoois., The Mummer Scasinn will eoro-nenee on Wew skdat the Id dij of Mat. 1850, and continue . mantha. TZMS. For Boarding, and Tuition in til the English and SciraMhchranchei.togethpr with Drawing.Pein line. and Embroidery, nor 8eion $60 00 EXTRA-lnetruction on the Piano, with um of Instrument, per sextan 30 00 I.tin.Fiench,Wi Flowers, each S 00 - Washing, per eeeeiosj 4 00 tJTTniity Dollars nnt b pid in advance, .A the remainder Bt ihe close of the 8eetoa. For farther particulars, sddrese Re J.S...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 20 March 1850
ID it anb ffimnot. A New England passenger, on board of oneorihewewnboaiti n owooifor an introduction lo an old Mississippi boatman, one who know inmeihin about Mike Fink. The clerk informed him that m introduc lion was unnecessary ; if be would go U. and talk w ith the pilot , he might learn from Kim the who're history of the old boatman Up w:l lha Yankee, and alter crrcolaiinp ound Lige two or three time, ha spoke: How drye dew. pHot try say you re a a old friend uf Mike FinlcV I know him like brother,'' answered Will, now dew tell me ometbinjj about l.im ; some anecdote," requested Ihe New Englander. I dou'i know as I recollect any real bright ouej jst iow I do recollect him taking a prescription once." What was that!" eagerly inquired thc-strangpr. Why, he ete a whole buffalo robe," ans-ercd Lig, with the greatest gravity icnacinable. Well, now. dw tt-11 !' whal in patience did ha mas'.ioa'.e that forT"lurther inquireo the strange. Lige tdrirsd round to the other pil-H.and winki...
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 27 March 1850
CHRO unit Sliirinftejiettbcnt Jamilji lj)Ap:i' &cuoic& ta Ncute, Citctdurt, Politico SigtiaUhivc, Science anb iUoralilji.-.' . i Ml i . -- - ... ., . - - ' ll. C. HiGKOK, EDITOR. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7, 1850; V0L.VI.,N0.5-312. EG .171 , The Lcwltbarg Cbroeitcte inri every Wedweedey morning at Lewieburg, Uniaa county, Pennsylvania. . Team. 1.50 pe.year,Tdr ea-h actually In advance ; $1.75, pud within three montae; ft if paid within Um veer; 9,50 if not paid before the year ei ptree ; etngle number. S cent, sub' KriptMna fur i moallM or lea la be paid in erivanc. Dwconlionanoaa optional with the I'tiblisher eicept when the year la paid op. Advartieeaaente handaoenely ineerted at SO eta nr eqoar ona week, f 1 for a month, and $5 for a Tear ; a reuueeu price ror longer aavenisarnenui. Two square, f 7 ; Memsenlile advertisement not ticeetling ores-foarlh of a column, quarterly, $10. ('Mini advertisement and Job work to be pud tor when banded in Of delivered. All eomniuniealiona by ma...
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 27 March 1850
the mum From the Jfaint Fmrmmr. . Do Sandy Lands teach the iSanimi tArooh Xhtml This question hat heretofore cetrsed coo aiderabte discussion among Annan, but there have been iw very accurate experi ments to settle the question.- ft is however well settled that auch kinds of soils ant M sndy and peroua do not retain manures so Ions, or, id other words, need manuring oftener than those which contain a large quantity of clay. Tbia may not be owing "to the manure dissolving by rain, trickling through the anil, and (weeing off out of the way. It ia a common remaik that warm. a tidy aoila feel the manure quicker, and that the first crop after the manure ia ap plied is larger than the same manure would eaase, in a retentive soil, no mora fertile than was the sandy soil. In the last number of the Working Far mer, the editor bas some remarks upon the subject of rendering sands retentive, by ad ding clay, which we copy in pail. It ii a common error," aays be, - to suppose that in sandy loams...
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 27 March 1850
. s78ubserlbers wishing a change in (tw place of leaving their piper oa the 1st 4T April, will leave word at the Ulpra. or with the Carrier, -, Praadfid Accident A dreadful accident orrurred. tha list inst., a( ths alore of Capt. E A Krutzner, bout two mile above Hilton. Two younp men' named Wm. Emmans and Augustus Jodon, went out after pigeons, and af'ei reluming to the atore of Capt. Keutxnrr indulged in going thro' military volauonr with two guns then in the room and which they thought were unloaded. Mr. Jodon pulled the trigger of his gun while pointed at Emmans, when a load was dirharged and entered the brain of Emimins alove the left eye, killing him instantly. The distress of Jodon at the effect produced, was truly pitiable. The deceased was 33 years old, and has left behind him a widowed mother and a younger brother. May nut this be a sufficient warning against the silly if not criminal practice ol handling fire-arms unnecessarily care lessly or in wntnn sport T Supreme Cour...
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Lewisburg chronicle, and West Branch farmer. — 27 March 1850
LEWISBUKG CHRONICLE AND WEST BRANCH FA 1191 EH ft 1 n .M if Si U)it and f)amor. A, Duel ATtidad. A lemons duatiai ehelleiiRed an Irish bar titter, Tor aoiM remark made by the barri ater whilst the duelist was giving his testi mony on the stand in some important ease. Te barrister knew precisely as much about fightiaf as a fiiaey boxer knows about Milton's ' Paradise Lost." Mis friend told him, however, thai there was no wsj to avoid the scrape, and it waa eertainl) 1 peeled of him either to iht or apologise. This settled the point Tor the proud little Ilibernian.though he would rather eat than fight, still infinitely preferred being shot to make an apology. So the two duelists, with their seconds, dsc., were soon upon the bat tle ground. The challenger was notorious as a great pistol shot, and had fought come half-doaen duels before, in one of which he was so badly wounded as to be left a crip ple for life. When other preliminaries were arranged, be requested, through hi. second, on...