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Alton Telegraph (Newspaper) - February 23, 1849, Alton, Illinois FVHIY1 FRIDAY A HY BAlLirACHE The scholars will bo well provided ttllh ood at ho etpenso of the and bounder he con ono squire or oo Fur ducli an ouner onslant caro of Iho Principal and n to whonithe management mana of household will bo intrusted o ds of onlytbe required to i r requireu supply them with proper and lo at tho expense of their traveling Id and ft ho TnaHlnttnn A liberal deduction rootle to j auA len PALTIPRi cnrnir or Tlilril anil aunul ill i Philadelphiaunit Ill InNoitf llaUlmoie anil II authorized o receive Advertisements Intended Tor itiscitfon lit Hi pjpeo uifil toad as our general Ajcnt any illr connected ivllh our publication REMARKS OF In Ihe House of January 1 on the bill to Incorporate lho Allanllo and t which is now before Iho commit ifrom Icrro In tho Stale of I to Ihe city of Louis in the Stale of Mis Itis true Hint thocharter woare lo grant purports lo be for a Railroad iwhich Is to commence at In Ibis and run thence eastwaidly to a point on tho Eastern limits of Ibis on polle 1 crro But It will not serious ly be I am incorrect In examln lag Hi as which pf thli Ihe power lo construct n Railroad through ourSlate whitihroad hel Iher commences nor at a point within our own w here there Is a rca senable probabilit of a commercial town btlng built up Hilt on Iho other lho leal commencement of tho road Is the city of St Iho Wesl bank of tho Mis ihtlppl and ilsEaslcrn torinihUsis V point not n il ulll connect iwithTcrre in Unless there nre pood grounds for therejection of this il should bo regarded1 with favor and who are desirous or expending their In Iho construction oT Iho limits of our State should be eh coinacDil for not only ill Iho people or this Stale be benefited by Ihe expenditure the largo sums which nre required in tho conslruollon of but facilities of Iraipoitatioii Iq mnrhot nro thereby affor which will grchtly eilhnnce lho value of the lands in the Interior of our andgrcntly Iniprbvotho condition or those producers who nro notvremote from ainar No one can bomiiro willing to no knowledgethe benefits to bo derived from tile construction of lho proposed Railrond Hum myself I am constrained to be tho bill now this committee bo rejected will respecirully offer lho reasons why I havo come to this Letui for a nl Ihe situation proipecls of the State of more natural location and iinhcd with her free domestic Inslllu than any Slate in Ihis Union almost surrounded withgrent public Kir iiiililnrj natural outlets lo nil lho markets of 110 world Increasing in population in a rn which twenty place her in ranki of tho tlsler a reputation won by her gnlkuf sons of lho lielghls of which has made Ihe words brnvery nnd almost sy with Illinois one wouldjuppoie that we Imvo ample not oiily to be proud of our present but of our future are in Weowe of sixteen millions of We owe this amoiinlrbiit we aro bound pay Ii and every dollar or this and I s nccruing is to bo paid bytaxation upon tho properly which mny bo wilhin our the Slnlo of Illinois owes iinwardraf millions of dollar and her inhabi ants ore resolved to pay every dollar of Ihis immense for a can Ihls ilvbt canever bo paid without oppressive taxation unless Ihe policy of Ihe Stale shall bo to develop her and to Invile Ilia investment or capital within her anil to retain as much of tho profits which inay accrue from Ihe business of her inhab lanlsaili This has been Iho pol icy of all Hieother Slates of Ihls Union II i nol that wo develop Ihe Inler Ml resources or our wo Tail to cure Iho to bo derived from the investment among us of he capital employ M In such and Iho retention wenllh which at ihose buv f l wo bat we and We by1our m 7 T for 5et lf wp l6 euroIho omploy wlllch ey lo illllktrOlo Iho let mn mCnr In whT her wX am 1f te or her own lev cl herownlowi II and the n tlslng fn nanen be n invest w find their habiiani r nccrning lo the I inarkTr n110 I Ibo forinof a k I bis own yields of lhal Stale mo vHves him from an a oblfeel otherwise bo Worn Wfur over P7 lhe while of logelher i which her 000 Sx In Iho whole Slate y Ohio has adopied b 8ml we find which principal cinn i or nearlyone third o and of Ihls lie some policy and Ihafv Ihlrd ofiho expetisi r llhl lithe Mos IPS of kork llhin iiuil n a rev fur llmli Rre mart w Cily or an a of one half of the whole Slate I lhat and shows bui also thai if we can rant will Ond way thousand inhabitanlsa grealer numbe to a home In II Is lo be the avenue tho t I1I the which ylll hereafle h the si r Till 11 1 road n 111 buil s lr ind a ci silo for Let us now inquire what will bo Ihe effect oT the conslrncllon of Ihe road proposed in Ihe bill befcro Let this road bebiilll Hid hereafter Iho Central nnd I hum will A f i surplus win oonsulners supply their wnnls and from that the mer chants or the mleilor of our obtain melr Coniequenlly we shall en tourage the of all thcca pltal which may be required the transao lion of tho entire business of Central and aoulhern Illinois and ol that point will be all derived from raying what wo soiling what wo and transhipping wo send a we shall build beyond our and beyondour a city lhat make Ibcrcalcia lor ourpro ducts upon this side or Ihe Not pur biifiness be done without our limits but our prosperous operrr tors ni they become and find their growing enpltal too largo to be used io ad vantage in our interior and will be Indueedlo eolleet thereaultof Iheir and reinevp with it to tho iui mouse emporium woshall have built up and cherishedih another Ihcrrj lo aid In payment of Ibe of another Stale v And after wo shall have done nil what will bo Ihe situation or Central Soulhmn Illinois shall a market for our nUd fncili lo Hint market but it is cqiinlly lhat any point upon tho Mliiliilppl equally approachable at all icasons of the year wllh will become as good a II tho avenues of trade are once directed to whatever point you rll reel lho roads lead from Iho interior every line of iay hereafter without iwns and Irotn wheuco is Ihe Im cnse debt of Illinois to b Not only but while suffer ng from the weight or this ho will alo that under the same an 1hor State is annually dem ing a largo por ion or her revenue from the capital invest ed and arising tho business and which might o been retained in his own Louis now pays one third of tho revenue of you allow Ihls bill to tho day is not Tar when Illinois will through her busi ness pay a much larger Is this right Is it just lo our own citizens Is it with correct sound Slate pol our soil a more end wo are freo fromtho blighting curse of slavery and our population is in creasing In a far greater wo owe sixteen of and our pre sent revenue will not keep down lho Sill I nik I ask thU if we portion of the Inhabitants of this Stale con liguous to Us proposed sllll n road crossing the State at point would equally benefit an equal number of thoso who may live contiguous to tholollerline so really you will not have benefited moio or furnished greater fa titan you would by authorizing the construction of any other road across tho oulhern portion or you will iave blighted the prospects end destroyed tho hope of there ever being a town of any size upon lho Lower Mississippi InMllnols and you will havo provided for the Stale of a source which you should and can retain lo your own from which a large portion or tho ex of her Government may be Thjs Is well understood in Lot me call the attention or this body to Iho re marks of Profeiior made In n pub He meeting in that cily a few since Ho would ask the citizens of Louis what they have done to secure thoirpcrr Thcro they had both steam anil Ihe river as Ihelr They did notdo pend on Iho Ohio river they had Iwo mlglj ly and Railroads conslructed ami in the course of which would pill them In communication wllh Ihe Lakes anil nnd Iho principal Eastern They havo Railroads Hint carry them Inlo Iho very heart of their own Canals lhat command the trade of the largest por tion or Indiana and Turnpikes running In every direction from Iho inlerweaving each other like throughout tho Ho would the citizens of Saint their their their great bill for the prosperity of a city Ho found none he round them cutolTfiom any such and was actually Informed 10 day that they were hunting wolves wllh in ilx mllei of Ilio Wiih the mlghly Stream which fronts your and in dustry and onterpilio of ynur tis you have risen to wealth and and your energy has well doicrved lie would lell them lo beware Suppose a ri val was to Ihe Mlsslsilppi was free in would slop just whore It would bring the most Suppose this road to bo conitruclod GO or 70 helow your and backed by mlghly lho with or persons lasslng annually through do you believe 11 would be long before II would be regard ed with whilo you are cut olTP These advauliiQos yourclly hai These persons have gone far and nnd told that Louis would bo Ihe greatest city In lho The attention of the wotld is directed to its The iiesiinn is will it or is it will all and should afford them every en couragement vhlch and a common citizenshipr the same beloved con the we are father bo subject lo blame ir he employs n son lo build his house or a if he purchases his household stores or a brother or a if in his he keeps In remembrance Ihis tie No all these rela tions aro regarded by and he U n citizen of in which may bo equally good or bu siness wllh Ihe or friend he or lo whom he his busi Tho debt or Illinois must he paid from the properly orillinois and the policy of an Il linois Legislature should ever not only to but husband the resources Every other State in this Union has acknow ledged his principle and it should net bc forgotten the Legislature of Indi ana refused to grant a charter for a road di onouch poln by which ho can add to his If his is w o had better at once a gen iinl making tho capitalists of the sessed by Ihls It Ii true Ihu In vestment or capilal among us is but as legis nre bound to examine application for exiraordinarj 0 not Io ho present ito effect of the grant upon tho In our and as I have en ilcavorotl to examine this nnd I cannot believe it is for the interests of Illi nois to admit the bill before us to Have we no towns upon the Eastern banks af hejowcr can be and where amnrkct cau bo Hum Ihe buyer anil com leaspns or Ihe when St Louis con bo reached have then I willao my argument against Ihis bill Is But if we have such IhCIl 1 rCSDCClfilllv Ilin 1 linn br aline of lUilrbad connecting tho At lantic with lho Mississippi at n point a road through her tenilory to a point Pennsylvania has shown lior determination to protect Pills Virginia has boon firm in her adherence to the rfcllcy of building up should not Illinois bo true toIho interests of Illinois But Iho proposed road not only de stroys tho prospects uf the growth of com mercial points In Southern Illinois and there by deprives our Slato of a large source of ro vonuo which should arise from the prosperity of towns and cities within por harden but il will build up an interest disconnected rrom into none of ourfeelings of Slalo pride and Stale interest whose strength and wealth will through the medium of its press and other exert almost a controlling influence upon our policy and legislation and lhat In fiucnco will always havo a tendency to con vert all our plans and projccls to her Let this position bo fully I would nol undertake to neither do Ibe Hint tho citizens or woitlil Tor a moment thnt the influence which may be cxeiled from lhat point upon our legislation would be Intentionally Inju lions Iq tho interests of Hut what I do and intend to the market inlended to be provided In bill Cor our Is at a rrom the size and wealth we shall have given will exercise through tho medium of its and lho thousand and tens of thous and different links of Hie grenl chain by which wo shall be hound lo nn almost overwhelming influence upon our future le gislation and that influence will naturally bo for own and will bo irrespon As or may bo propo sed and canvassed within our by our we nre not only lo Ihlnk and examine as but as whu are lo bo equally offtetcd and no proposi alfcctinf nur ur Slalo can ever in which we ihall not all feel a common But on from a source which not af fcclod by lho situation or our Stale Ticatu and which cannot be injured by Iho mag nitude nr increase or our Slate is irre sponsible and to bo It cannot be we shall not be subject lo such an In neither can it bo denied Iliat the uueslion which will always be tlie medium or which will then oxeit tho greatest will not how Ihlsur thai is loafled Illinois butwhal influence will Ihe passage or such and suoh acts have upon As Ihis will na dually bo the fin so will be Ihe tenor of all opinions expressed upon il and So will be the influence whioh will be rx And think munication with Its inhabilants increas and lho business ofUho East wilh the Wesl facilitated and Already has the projected line ofcommu uicalion bocu advancedInto Iho Wesl and wo are informed will very soon be ted as far as Tnrro tho Stale of and stop lho magnitude of the Iho immense cnpilnl already the end to bo all insure tho completion of Iho roiilo lo lho Mississippi river and but n few a bill passed this charter ing a company lo oonslruot a Railroad con tinuing tho route from Ilaulo o Al upon Iho Eastern bonk of Iho Mississip and within tho limits of Thai challer the opportunity to complolo wrong to lho capitalist to Hint Is Iho roulo we should will benefit us large a portion our and It the liver at a point iwhcro thcro Is as good n as at the city of and which Is apnioachabloat all seasons of Hie year for the tame class of boats wilh Hie city of there a single nalu rol disadvantage which cily or Al the city of St there nol Iho same capacity for navigation at all season or Ihe not the city of Alton o supplied wilh Iho best of building and coal not experience proved her location to bo healthy nnd did lho not possess all the advantages necessary poisoned by Iho tile of a prosperous and growing bound lo find other point possessing all these or freely admll Iho necessity or allowing Ihls bilf while we liave such points in our nnd can secure to our own cit izens the termination of this Allanllo and wilhin our own tho wenlli which and the capital which is invested in lho business or our oitlzcni wit sources of revenue to assist Ihe payment of Ihe nnd defraying Iho ol our Slato the population which is gathered together will bo of and truly cannot vole Tor a hill which virtually declares wo havo no point in Southern Illinois where a commercial city cau be bnlli xvhloh makes USD of our Slate a mere it Is Incidental but nol inten tional benefits and taking from us foiever Iho power of controlling or establishing any Stale I cannot smrcmlir Into Iho bauds or apovier which onco can never be end which Is fraught wilh so much danger to our future Pass this bill and you defeat Ihe bill you approved but nfriwdaysslliceyoii destioy the entire syslciii or your Slalo Improvo menldInstead or encouraging a tival mar ket where compelilion will always secure Ihe hlghes prices for Iho products or your you will drive awny or crush lho en ergy of those who have scllled in your bor der lowus and you will doublo lho oppres sive welglu uf the Immcnte debt which now hangs heavily upon our Fellow Ihe of Pennsylvania and reject Ihe bill and you ciioourago Ihe growth of your own towns and cities you will niniulate tho Slate prido of your arid your Irglilalicu will bo by Ihe people of Illinois as legis il Ii liuo that the proipcr ily or lho place or myifildence Is depend ihoso to whom this circular may be ad Hill confer a lavor by its cxlenslvelv know n In their respco o and nro also earnestly at Ihelr earliest convenience locom muniealo to the Board or the and residence of Ihe blind in their respective together With their of capacity for In ft ml may b lh and would permits Tho tongiio lander is always and at this lime itlempl has been made to make md his houso its But truth and ulll and Ihls atlempt lo In lurctho fair fame or ono or our bc t will but react and lall double force its Our town is freo rom nil contagious disonscs and business las returned its usunl Iheso ro nnrlts nre duo lo Fisher nnd his ind Iho traveler may rest nsured K will exert hlmsciral all lo accom modate his Order or the Sons or Temperance i established in our town a ear ago last and how numbers about Thro he influence or the many ho u ere very and Tast traveling the road to have been reclaimed and arc cooperators In Inducing others lo join lho and thus throw themselves under its benign Their meetings ere well attended Iheir influence wide and ex ienslvc and to them may bo in Our town al is wellstocked wllh proressioool men of all particularly physicians and some or Ihcm think they w li beller oir by their adopting cither or Ihe al The lawyers are Ihe friendliest towards eachother ii town I ever and for the best reason in Iho people debts when end savo law anil thereby give them nothing lo quarrel preachers aro men of confining themselves mostly to their respective callings but never hesitnliug to embark in nny causa which prorhoto the morals or the people nnd supptess vice nnd Ami to the last named clnji may bo attributed In no small the genera good feeling that prevails among all There are throe churches in which nubile worship regularly observed every which are well In Ihe Sabbath dtty and keep II fho citizens nro generally hosplla and always willing lo Impoit anyinformnlionlhc traveler or stranger may wish In selecting a homo on our productive and beautiful prairie and In closing jiarl of my 1will to thoso wlili an come lo you cannot suit yourselves alley of lho In I will that tlie all absorbing topic In and near Ihis place Is California Thero aro about thirty who are all and wallinc for Spring to to slnrl tor tho promised land am should Ihli belong or Iher of oxc will run Such Is the ulati men among that they Ihlnk of nothing but their anticipate and Ihe worst I wish them that l expectations mny be ro I remain A JACK geil Ill Assembly of Ihls provision has been made for Ibo establishment of an In stilulion ror lho education of lo bi located at Ihis The Hoard of Trustees having been du ly havo bestowed Ihoir first at tention upon Iho arrangements which ihuuld be adopied fur opening tho school al the ear liest To this they havo enga Ihe or Samuel Bacon as inolpal of the under whoso direction iho School will bo opened on the first Monday or April In n commodi ous bulhlini which will bo used for Ihe pur pose until the proper edifice is Bacon brut herelnfiiro been employed In tho Ohio nnd moro recently In a ichool for Hie Blind whioh was supported during he last year by Iho citizens of Jack and is known lo lo bo qualified for lho place lo which wo havo appointed him In the now Tho Trustees adopt this method or ma king known throughout Iho the or ganization ofiho and Iho lime when the first term will Tho educa tion being It U hoped lhat the friends of the blind In will bc Indu ced lo bring Iho objects or communica tion lo their especial Tha Trustee will bo ready from Ihii lime lo receive au plIcntloiK for ami hope lo be ablo to receive all of Ihoio over the ago of ten who mny present themselves at tho opening or Ihe The pupils will be Instructed in all Iho branches of a good Kngliih education nnd in In due arrangements will be made for impaillng lo them Instrucllor eutiipou the drfotof Ihls bill but 1 have I In classical and In such alls ind tried to pprak as a citizen of and I trades Ihey may orlikely In pursue wilh whatever may be my own lueil y or Hoping that you will cordially corporate k whose sett loos In this behalf nre rendered warikthan of ittvlm iJ We Your obedient JAMES I SAMUEL j NONE Is there a lioartln thli wide However U A that from Its depths can saj I am from sorrow free 1 lhat end known the clrccltalo Vthicli others ruay But I have always lasted Jojs own Is there n heart that has not roll Tlie bitlernoisof fata 4 And would havo rait Its woci But ohl it wai too talc Too lain oloarli Itsblfto drlvo Tar nway Tho melancholy Ihi uBhli tint Tlio happicat Is there a bosom yet unlouclid Ily allng Antt liaa not known lha saddcnd houri Which disappointments lirinirf Wlioio sit cclcst music hasnot been over hushed And all its dcarcsli Toniteit Jn a dark moment cruihu nol methlhks IllcrVinol a hcait Whicli always lias been cauio or gricr To agitate Iho broait IJutif notmyowni Foi my unhappj lot Has caused nie iuany a bluer Width neer will lo LINES TO rnoij Deem nol that I can oer Thcjoja of loarllor Thej ilicil Ihelr light around mo Aiidlhinoonaibnn With looks of kn from brlshl blua cvci In purest radiance bcamliiBi r Nor can t teach my heart to Thai 1 am only Tin at evenings lonely My spirit meets wilti thine Alid thus Impelled by myitlc I Fond tnemry counts tbo happy Thai tec have ipcnt together When we liy llrm anil holy Have sworn to love each Then chcrhh not Ihoneeilloii That I con oer tbrgott For abienco renders doubly Tho time when lint wo My heart was never aught to rove When onco til firmly plighted Norli Us love a Aiculo Is was trisolvcd Idrernove Itby1 opera v Ihls was Sa tnrda lho patient belravcd with per reel andtfoimd tier vision Imnio dlaUly the hydnilit cdiillhiiedlo llvo for mote than hair an hour arter brjlni only aro on record the worm excited much curiosity mil was examined by numerous both lay and f TlUMCH UHD UttPbfiLlCAff 1 ho whole territoryof tho Trench excluding hcV as of liltlo only reaches to sqdaro or about three times Ihe area Of Iho Stale or Virginia and compared with Ihe Ohio might be packed away whllo In Iho Mississippi the presence or tho Hcpubllo icatccly Uo llcr Is much greater than about lilnrcs and receipts for the yoar849 i lho onormpiis scale and apparent extra of Ihe French iomparod with our will bo mnrestrik by jtalinp that In our total expen ditures W8 Tho French Republio have no other ro than and whyshould the icoplo pf so small a territory bo compelled o by three hundred and seven millions of dollars a ten limes much as tho people of the Slates are called upon to raise J J Why does Republican Trance Impose upon her eqhallzdd and rrolornlzed nine dollars per head to the whole population while Republican Amorlcasouslomhouso J lax would average less than ono dollar and a hair per hood Tor Iho whole population 1 ho reason of Ihls great difference In ex penditures and expressed In Ihe slngle word t lho glory of an immense standing army of keeping half a million or bayonoli bristling around her capllbl and on the fron Thii sort glory swells lho mighty cslimato of her t every American should rojolco hat hii lot oast in the tloputillo rf Iho New let every ono ever resist Oft leducllvd Influences of military which f yielded will result in the glory of a largo standing and the burden oflli support by i i n UKIGIN OF OLD OAKEN Wo catno In possession lost or an anecdote respecting the origin or Samuel Woodwoilhs ballad of that whichnppcnrs In us to possess so mueh in Hint we cannot withhold it from our it has not before boeu in Some yeais when Ihe nml sevcrnl other old New York were hrolher typos In apriming sllualed al Iho corner of Chatham ami Cham bers thoro were very few places In Ihls city where ono could enjoy the luxury era really good Among Ihe few places most worthy or was an es tablishment kept by in Frankfort on or about lho spot where Hall recently In com pany wllh several particular ha dropped innl this place one fc tho purpose of partaking ofiomo brandy an which Mullory was famous Tor Ueor The liquor was super an Woodwoith seemed Inspired by II afle taking a be laid his glass upon the If you thai In hose rare old a man rarely mcl with n without inviting him lo Im bibe and smacking declared thai cau de vie was supcilor lo any thing hehud ever said Malio you are tiililakcn there was one thing w in both our far surpassct in Iho way or What was thai aided The draught or fresh spring that we used to drink ft OBI the old oaken buckcl that hung in he after our return from the labors of Iho Ibid on a sultry day in lho The lenr diop glistened To in Woodwnrtha true he replied nnd quitlcd Ihe He Immediately returned to Ihe of tluow down his grasped a pan and in half an hour Tho Old Oaken Huck Ihu most dellgllirul composition in our was ready In manuscript to bu embalmed in lho memory or succeed ing DISEASE op TUB sin gular case mured Insl week at Ihe Glas gow Eye A ofslxlcen years f having applied on occuun of loss of ilaht of Ihe left the cause laiovd In be Iho presence of a living worm hydatld ihocysllccrcusnr iclinllfio nnlur afivlsJIn the beforo the which II completely The spo cics of animal coniisls or a round bag a lout Iho size or o small from which on ono side its vhlch is a fila ooiuMing or numerous and ca pable of being elongated and refracted at Ihe The body ends in the neck and and the taller supplied wllh four lateral All thli wat plain lo the naked eye In Ihis but ap peared sllll more so when animal was viewed through a As ex istence of inch A creature In the interior el the rye ncl only nevrnli lho but nl thnritolv destroys tha whole texture of lho s WITJIOUT difflouily of growing Iho finest in all but the ex Ircme norlhorn parts onho ftmlllar lo every gardener or tho United and they succeed well bur for tho most Ihe mildew upVuv the berries before Ihey arojialf dcring them w We have Just received two rolallng to thli 1Tliofirat l from a practical Pcniisylvnnlav it will be Is entirely a novel and consists In graft Ing upon n sturdy native much moro easily propagated than the gooseberry from If It equally success ful In other parts of the it will bo quite a boon to lho cultivator of gooseber Tho following Ii his account July DEAII SrmAs there has been a great donlsald with regard lo mildew on the goose I have a brier suggestion lo make on Ihls There has beon a largo vaifety or goose berry cultivated In this which so attacked by the mildew that it was alto gether until it occurred lo me to graft it on tho Yellow Flowering or sour Grafted on this stock It does In unfuvorntilo I havo one stuck worked In this which about eight feet high and Its numerous shoots nro fairly heiit down with the weight of enormous crop or Vours DAVID The second communication Is Trom of Accompany ing it was asmall box of llouglilons ling a variety which cultivated lor somo and which ha highly as being wonderfully pro or good and entirely free from rulldow in every This we was raised from seed by Abel or Marlbo Ivossuggcsls lhalll was raised uom lho native species ortho berry round in our and or after examining the fruit and we have not tho slightest We Indeed ex ceedingly glad lo find that our indigenous gooseberry casllylmprovvs by reproduction and nml scarcely doubt that the seeds Ihe present If would soon Give new varieties nearly or quite equal to the Laucashlio and which ii tho great with a con stitutional habit adapted In our and not llnblo to We extract rrom Ivcs Better as rollowi This Is ccrloiiily oiie of Ihe most valua ble Ills entirely Tree rrom blight lho plants are very and bear urenl cropt of It hat a blighlid in our is rxccedingly lux uriant in with long pindanl similar in habit lo the Crown YOU see hy the fnlingo that II a seed ling as I suspected and rrom an examina tion of Ihe lowers last Spring I round them 10 resemble tho wild gooseberry Yours i Tho rruit Is very thickly set upon til and Tha skin Is color or dull dish mnikcd with faint greenish Flokh and of u sweet nnd pleasant The Trull rlpeniat the close nr Though mil n hsh flavqrtil as compared whh the best ropean yet Ihn great crop whioh it iinifurmly and Ihe ease with Wllich 11 Is will no doubt bring it Into grti eral both as u maiket aijd for home consumption A o great to cloie a small Hone FJOIlItV in order nnd well with or without iulli tile lor the Upper niliiliilppl or Illinois Ttin Boat will ready for lullvcry ahout Ihe flrat or For apply to Allontjan IBIOatf Shlrll Flaiiiiitl and all other articles Tor Ihof f r ing to fjr suto Ity liHC SCAIUIITT k ;