Note: "Inst." means "instant", and
refers to the current month.
"Ult." means "ultimo", which means "in the last month."
Brigham Young has increased his harem of seventy-five white wives, by adding to it fifteen young and lively Indian squaws.
ACQUITTED.--Some three months ago a Mrs. Nancy Wood of Port Jervis, Orange county, a woman having a husband and family, goaded to desperation by a man named Jonathan Eldridge, who boasted that he was her paramour, publicly shot him with a pistol, the bullet knocking out some of the fellow's teeth, and inflicting a severe wound. Mrs. Wood was indicted for an assault with intent to kill, and tried at the Orange County Court last week. The Jury, after an hour's absence, returned with a verdict of acquittal, which was received with great applause by the audience.
When Commodore Perry went to Japan, it was contended that he could do no good unless he used force to make the Japanese receive him, and even now Commissioner Reed is ridiculed by some of the newspapers for not joining in the war against China.--Com. Perry, instead of sending the Japanese shells and connon balls to show his tender regard for them, sent the Emperor a model of the locomotive and a magnetic telegraph.--The Emperor was so much pleased with these presents that he sent his nephew to the United States (now on his way), to learn something more of the nation which uses such improvements.
The amount in the Treasury at Washington subject to draft is over six millions--The receipts last week were nearly five hundred and fifty six thousand dollars.
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