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From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.

Great Salt Mine.--There is, near Liverpool, a salt mine, the floor of which is 336 feet below the surface, and the portion of the saline mass removed is about 40 feet in height, and extends over an area of thirty acres. The temperature of the mine is equable--at about 48 degrees throughout the year and not a particle of water is any where to be seen


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.

FOR SALE.--A house and lot of ground with the appurtenances, situate on the principal street in the town of Berrysburg, Dauphin county. The house is two stories high and has several rooms in each story, and is well calculated for a dwelling house and small store room or shop. The lot runs back to an alley on which is erected a small stable. Berrysburg is beautifully situated near the centre of the rich and fertile valley of Lykens, at the junction of the great road leading from the Susquehanna river to Pottsville with the Sunbury road, and offers inducements to either merchants or mechanics perhaps seldom equalled.--For terms apply to JOEL B. FERREE, Esq., residing on the premises, or to the editors of the "Keystone," Harrisburg.


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.


100 DOZEN Spanish kips.

FIFTY DOZEN Sheep skins.


Roxbury, Franklin county, Pa.

May 11, 1838.--3 w.--pd.


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.


Congress--Enos Hook.

Senate--William F. Coplan.

Assembly--William ANdrews, Robert FLenekin.


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.


The subscriber informs the citizens of Harrisburg & its vicinity, that he continues to carry on the Hatting Business, in all its various branches, on Front street, one door above George Kunkle's store, at the old stand formerly occupied by John Wise, Jr. where he intends keeping on hand a large assortment of FASHIONABLE FUR and SILK HATS, and LADIES' BONNETS, Beaver, Otter, Seal, Nutria, Muskrat, Cony, plain Russia and Brush Hats, both of his own manufacture and the city, all of which he will dispose of at a low price. He has also just received from Philadelphia, a large assortment of fashionable FUR CAPS at prices varying from $1,00 to $20,00.

By his long experience in the business, he flatters himself that he can manufacture hats equal to those manufactured in the cities of New York and Philadelphia. By care and strict attention to business, and by employing none but the best of workmen, he expects a share of public patronage.


Harrisburg, Nov. 15, 1837.


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.


THE SUBSCRIBER will dispose of his valuable and beautiful MANSION FARM, called the Grampian Farm, situate in Loyalsock township, Lycoming county, Pa. In the vicinity of Williamsport, and in full view of said borough, and within a short distance of the canal and rail-road. Having every advantage of the market that could be asked, in short, having every advantage that nature or art could bestow on said farm, to make it the residence of pleasure and production. There are about 280 acres, 150 of which are cleared--40 of permanent timothy meadow, that cannot be surpassed for beauty or production; the remainder is plough land, adapted to all kinds of grain; 80 acres of said land are sowed with clover, and very fine.--There is plenty of first rate timber on the premises; the fences are good and clean. Abundance of fruit of all kinds; good water, and never failing; and sufficient for the use of a farm. A public road passes by the door.

The buildings are reasonable.

The Dwelling House

is rough cast outside, and plastered inside. Two barns, one for grain, hay, threshing, and horses, with two stables, an oyershoot, or bank barn, 45 by 30; the other for feeding cattle a large strong frame barn, 50 by 80, calculated for stalling 25 head of oxen, has under a good cellar for potatoes or turnips, well walled, it holds about 40 tons of hay. There is also on said farm, a good tenant house and other out houses. This farm can be either used to a very great advantage for grazing or a grain growing farm, as the owner may think proper. From 80 to 120 tons of hay is annually made on said farm, and grain raised when farmed, in proportion, so that beyond a doubt, its natural situation and advantages, and the high state of cultivation-that it is in, will make it an object of particular interest to those wishing to purchase a farm in this healthy section of the country. The whole tract will be sold together or in two parts as it will divide. If not sold before the first of July, the West side will be sold in lots to suit purchasers. The above named property will be sold cheap and on

reasonable terms by applying to the subscriber on the premises, or to the editor of the Lycoming Gazette and Chronicle.


Grampian Farm, Loyalsock tp. May 9, 1838.

N. B.--On said farm there is plenty of Marl, which is said to be equal to lime for land.

P. s.--The United States court will afford a good opportunity for persons at a distance, to call and view said farm. The purchaser can have possession at any time after an agreement is made.


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.


By this new and important invention, the much desired desideratum is obtained--the sparks confined and the draught secured. It is less expensive in its original cost than the complicated ones now in use; and when made, will last as long as a locomotive without repairs. IT HAS NO WIRE SCREENS, VENETIAN CAPS, OR FIRE JACKETS; the flue is entirely open, and no incumbrance is upon the smoke pipe to make it top heavy.

It is applicable to every kind of chimney and should be upon every locomotive, steamboat, and furnace chimney. For the chimneys of dwellings, it may be made of tin at a trifling expense. Insurance companies will find it to their interest to place it upon the chimney of every building insured, where the roof is of wood.

Several other valuable improvements have recently been made by Mr. Fairlamb and myself, in locomotive rail road cars, and common carriages, which are for sale, with the spark extinguisher, on reasonable terms. Models may be seen at my office, Market street near Schuylkill Sixth street.


Sole Agent for sales.


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.


The Pennsylvania Inquirer, gives us the following extraordinary news--"We shall not be surprised if Joseph Ritner should be elected governor of Pennsylvania by upwards of twenty thousand votes!"

Now it must be recollected that this paper owes Nick Biddle's bank $32,000--or in other words, the bank has bribed his influence to support their rag factory--and of course it is compelled to blow both hot and cold for Ritner. There is no manner of reliance to be placed on the statements of a paper emanating from such a corrupt and pollated source.

The more informed part of the Ritner party, here and elsewhere, have given up the election of Ritner, as a hopeless case--a few who have taken no pains to inform themselves, are still trying to keep up a noise for Ritner and shinplasters.--Lehigh Bulletin


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.

EDUCATION.--The number of children in the United States is estimated at four millions; of this number it is stated that one million are growing up without being instructed in reading or writing.


From "The Keystone", Harrisburg, Wednesday, July 4, 1838.


THE PRESIDENT AND TRUSTEES of the Harrisburg Savings Institution have this day declared a dividend of three and a half percent, for six months, on the capital stock paid in which will be paid to the stackholders or their legal representatives after the 22d inst. By order of the board.


Treasurer of the Harrisburg Savings Institution,

May 7, 1838.


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