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Mille Academy continued to in - CarolinaMadaghacati now remains to tell betiere it stood. The loss of pro nine in the evening, a black cfond arose in the north St. Heleną, and of the West Coast of California. gerty has been estimated pt, $70, 980 stosi sitten 0

and extended itself over the whole district of 'Sida. The observations on Brooklyn Heights were públished It were well could, we

į already we

On its near approach Sda was involved in darkness, of our fellow beings,

in the Brooklyn Star, March 2, 1846. and when the cloud hovered directly over it a shower On the 23d of March an earthquake was felt ont and deplore theredndition of sixty-two wounded. of sand and ashes were discharged, which covered Maysville, Ky., at twenty minutes to one o'clock in

To relieve the destitute and distressed, we appeal the ground an iuch deepot Earthquakes with incessant': the morning. On Brooklyn Heights the equilibrighn to the public. Shall we appeal in vain? peala of thunder and frightful subterranean noides, state of the

atmosphere of the night of the 23d lasted R. D. MCLEAN, Mayor. continued throughout the whole day. On the tenth, eleven hours, and next day was followed by another T. S. LAND,

several fire spouts were seen in the north, while the fixed state which continued during the day. This J. C. GRAYS

thunder and commotions of the earth increased in account was published in the Star of the 15th of N. HOWARD, Alderinen. violence. Constant rearthquakes that threatened the March. On the 23d of March, in the forengony a Grenada, Miss. May 15th, 1846. 6.6.01....

foundations of the island, fire spouts inmlmerable the violent shock of an earthquake wás felt at Cuba, on &..01.

larid stream that filled the bed of Skapter (river), in- the Island of Cuba. The account of the Maysvillo

discribable sounds in the air and earth, with constant THE EARTHQUAKE OF MAY. 8. 1846..8

earthquake reached here on the 1st of April. and that states

thunder and one incessant sheet of Tightning, were The Journal of Commerce of May 26, 1846,95

of the Cuba earthquake on the 238 of April... 1.2 the objects presented to the senses of the affrighted On the night of the 23d of April yn equlilurium as follows:

Icelanders, and made themy believe that the day of state of the atmosphere was observed on Brooklyn " EARTHQUAKE AT Memphis - A paight shack of judgment had arrived. The quantity of ashes," sil. Heights, followed by a storm. This was published an earthquake was felt at Memphis on the 8th inst. phur, &c., ejected into the air, was so grout that rearly in the Brooklyn Star of April 23, CHE.

It will be seen that the same pecyțiar state or the the whole European atmosphere was obscured! Lu- J'On the 28th of April an equilibrium state of tho atmosphere succeeded this as we have recorded in minous meteota ivere observed in England. Holland, withosphere was observed on Brooklyn Hoights, of reference to the earthquakes of December 1845, Jan.

and other parts sof the Continent, - and tremendous 11 hours followed by a storm, this account was pulpdarity, Fettuatty; "Marchi and Aprif, 1846.

earthquakes shook the Northern Hemisphere. Invet- lished in the Brooklyn Star of April 30. and May, erate diseases in the form of scurvy broke out bven

On the 28th April an earthquake was felt at $ Gropy. o'clock P.M., Was 58 4; 58 ; 5, 58, 6, 58;

7, in parts remote from the fire: In-six parishes, Only, Cuba, the account of which reached bere May 15ta. 53 ; 8, 58 ; 9, 58 : on the 10thr at GA, M., 58; 7;58;

160 persons were carried off before the Junte follow . On the 8th of May a stock of an earthquake was 8, 58; and during this equilibrium two stornis of

ing ; but some of these perished by famme." Tlie felt at Memphis Tenessee. On the oth of May an thunder and lightning occurred, accompanied by heavý

same symptoms were observed in the luran tace, equilibriuri státě "of the atmosphere, commenced, at rain. At Flatbush, L. I., the record kept þy De, Strong at

and in the brute creatibno! The limbs, throat, and one o'clock P. M., which continued till nine g'olook

head were dreadfully swollen, and the joints con- next morning, during which two thunder storms octhe Erasmus Hall Academy slows the following: tracted as well as the ribsri The sinews of the suffer.

May 9th, 2 o'clock P. M., 58 sanset or dusk 557 skuurise nothing of the 10th, 58-- Vain

139,100 jüches,

ors were drawa up, tindy wens o present bien planta barged orice come to thich the lightning struck ito

in the breast and loins, thoirteetly became'loose, their illo theBoth of May, between one and two odgok Barometer 20,3815&t. siinnise of the 10th, the lowest gums mortified and came away,vand in inariy cases in the morning several persons in Salem, Massachuduring the month." Wind S, E. afternoon of the 9th

the tongue perished in the saine marmer while the setts, say they telt the stock of an earthquake.o: Our and the tanie on the morning of the 10th:

patient was still alive. The total number that perish. record of that day, and the following, in this paper At Syradlise, Ohordágh Connry; New York, the ed from these causes was.9000, or one-fifth-of the will show the state of the atmosphere on Brooklyn record kept by !! W: Conkey, Esq; shows the follow. entire population. ,: The loss of cattle and sheep was Heights, also'at Syracuse and Şaltville.

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severely felt by the Icelanders. I Vegetatieii afterward May 9, 9 A. M. 62; 3 P. M. 62 surise of the was, very luxuriant in those sections of the 'istand not

ERUPTIONS_OF HECLA IN 1846. morning of the 10th, 58. Rain 0,90-ibo. Barometer overrun by-the laýn.blod i din B 9.1

Letters from Iceland.

di Pecated at Copenhagen, sfato L03h at sunrise 28,94; DA.M. 28,90. Betty the lowest

Within the last 1000 years five eruption of Hécla during the month. Wind Easton the 9th, and N. W:

that a great misfortune has befallen' that country, in 10th.: Dew point, 66, åt, muritise, and at9-A.M. 10th öf Vesuvius, and four with thosepf Etna, and in 1766 fatal malady having attacked the cattle, "Frotheating

have taken

place simultanemusly with the eruptibus consequences of the present eruptionis of Hecla: May. .31 , 11.1.0.1,W.

with both'Etita and Vesuvius. Mount Etna is in N. At Saltville, Washington County, Va., Hecord kept lat: 379, 40, 31!!, xhst longiunile 150. Mount Vesu:

berbage which had beow covered with the volcanic by Mr W. King, Jr. Ishows as follows?? 18

ashes. These ashes aot more patticularly on the May 9.261A, M,67°10A6 M.970; 3 P: M. 67

bones of the animals which have swallowed thenti. are the latitudes and longitudes of the Cratersin, gach. N44-140,48 Ex long), 199, 271. Thoser

Thus, fou: the bones of the feet there are fórttea, 9, 67, 6:A-/M. May k0, 64, 10-2! M., 6442 PM 03 Mount: Heclasis oflleheight than the "Airondack

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less than twenty-four hours, lossbous extrescences of 9 64 Rainwitid west. ..., 1

mountains of this state. Mount Vesuvįds is about as All Morris?, in Wall Street, New York, May,9,- high as the Kattskih moantains. Etna is near 11,000

an pblong form, which.gradually' assume so forindavid Mw62 ; 6PM: 63'; .6-A.M., both; 62.

a developement thát they provont the beasts from feet in height. Hécla is in lat. 63; N long: 20. W. Thus we demonstrate that the atmosphere w Thus it appears that the difference in the distance

walking: the same phenomenon is then' inasnifested tanripely affected by the earthquake at Meinpliis and of 259. of latinide, anet mear 400 degrees of -longitude

in the lower jaw which is at the same time enlärged. that a storm was also a companion of the prenomena:

and extends in alliditectionalso considerably, that was not sufficient to prevent the influence of each Ow good friend, Mr, HALCK, of the Journal of of these volcanos upon tlie others: it

eventually splits. several places; whilst on the teeth Commerce, will now most assuredly be satisfied that

of the upper jaw there is formed a species of osseous the editorial/contabnt from his pen appended to our

forage bo, thought surprising that one time there
should be niore or less affected by the recent con-

needles, very_long, and pointed, whick-takot foot in

the lower jaw, and even reverse it - philse' of the communication published in that paper of the 13th of vulsions of Icelavdira oh.. January,21846, iulwhich .He says fore y pery unsafe

malady, which always détenmie fatal issue.. It will be seen by the

records in this tolime and in 69:aply upon a mede doinkidenée bfaltime, as showing the two last numbers of the Municipal Gazette, that ashes were scatteredithrough the island and a

high windshrid prevailed for istine tinte, the volcania any connection between events atcurring de far distant a series of .earthquakes have occurred between our places, and having so far as we know, no natural con-locality and the equator

number of catile, especialiy oxen, comid Sheer

the period of six have perisheds udf the eruption of Heeld is prolonged nection withredch othero". T 6 CIB 0&'18 101010

for two months moke, ali the rural proprietors h8 The atmosphere that covert! out withole ignoben On the 23dof December1845, tanfoarthquake vas hasa "matural connections and it is this nattirail con

have not hay enough to keep their herufi and jhe felt at Memphis In Tentéssee, 'at hati pastgl in the nection " which has been disturbed-the conseqnen

majority are in this situations will be obliged Wither eveningiAt Brooklyn, the temperature fell'abruptly. I ta slaughter, their cattle drend abaiidon thieti to certain gees are therefore natural rebel to! Thea the immediate vicitáty of the destruction produced of the atmosphereof; eleven hours, which equilibrium

atmosphere in 3. deyreps, and was followed by au équilibrium staté death on ther pastiores thus poisbried by the denuis by earthquakes prior to the shock: is in a state so ex

ashes, i. The eruption of Mount Hekla was extremely wuo succeeded by:& suQW storm. So Irisztott traordinary the habitants, will,001-80.0.131 doul. .001-20 thesabject t'i especial notice to

violent. The flames which issued from the three An account of this pedáliar state of the atmosphere

great; eratgrn attained avheight of 14,400 feet and the north eastern section of the American Contgu

was published, ju the Brooklyn State of Dez. 2404 their breadthue koeeded the greatest vendth" of the
and 26ths : sbele ysis ni 10€ TOT OF Forum
On the 30th of January, f181463 av shrthquake took the laxa hidalreatly formed “lbfty Morittanins; aunt

riyer Pigersen the most considerable River in Iceland, volcanoes of Iceland which have been quuet for bidresi nen, has recently been in. A xery disturbed baiteuifphe

place at Santo Tomas, acarithel equátor: "At Brook than 60 years have recently been in a very disturbed lyn the temperature of the atmosphere was in an eqtira and, whicly have been found at aldistinite of three

amongst the massess of stand vomited by the Itant summers has been ́uncfminonly mild for that latitude, .

librium state for eleven hours on the night of January fourths of a mile, there were some which weilhed and, şuch was the case pript to the dreadful erttptions published in the Brooklyn Star, Feb. 2, 1846, and the quantities of ezinower and mindest

bichat amountain have

half a ton. By the eruptiun of Hecla, the enormous of Skaptan Yakal,cam-E7891911

have before we 'anae account of the earthquake reached herë saupt of, than eruption fronr whriely thake the follow.

1846 quilo, tore teached here: March 14, ing brief exitaeti put se prirou Havlon W10-13

On the 28th of February, 1846, an earthquake was

melteds anel.partly fallen into riter Rängeti, which i Till the month of May the season' was unusühlly!

orerflowed its banks several times

The Waters of experienced at Cincinnati, Ohio, at abqat 8 o'clock that; qiyer, which runs almost at the foöt:8P"Mount fine for the climate and vegetation caricohimonly part in the morning i Atrise in the terinterfazere took place Loclay, and which receixes a large portion of the smoke, iar fog mas sean Boating along the fullface of lowed by a snow stormitahd at equilibriant state of the bank numbers of dead trout, hlinidst half baked the earth, but nonel of the inhabitants were 'alärnted the atmosphere that anight of elever lives. A storm till the first of Juna when several shocks of an earth

Every night vivid streaks of thë' aurora Borekin illik wang experienced at New Orleans," NOVIOIK, Richquake, gde warang qc whethwest SHOW! They

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METEORLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS. Made by L. W. Conkey, Esq., at Syracuse, Oonoda

dago county, New-York, for the month of May, 1846.

METEORLOGICAL OBSERVATIONS
Made at Saltvitle Washington Connty, Va., by Mr.
W. King, Jr., for the month of May, 1846.

TABLE FOR MAY, 1846.

METEORLOGICAL OBSERVATIOXS.

SYNOPSIS of observations made by L. W. Conkey, Esq., Syra. cuse, Onondago County, N. Y. for March, 18 15.

Remarks.

May, 1846. et Sunrise.

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REMARKS. 1.54.58.60.58..showery 3 p. in: 2.56.61.68.54..fog 6 a. m., light shower 3.51.59.68.52. 4.46.62.70.57.. 5.45.67.81.61.. 6.54.56.66.54..showery, 7.45.62.70.58..clouds broken cumulus. 8.49.65.74.63.. 9.57.62.62.61.. 10.58.68.51.50.. 11.39.41.42.40.. 12.37.49.58.46..

(11 p. m. 13.39.60.76.67.. light cimus 3 p. m., sprinple rain 14.54.72.80.73..sprinkle rain 6 a. m. 15.67.68.64.55..showery, 16.53.58.65.62..showery most of the day, 17.57.61.73.63.. light fog 8 a. in. 18.52.64.56.46..showery, commenced at 3 a. m. 19.35.52.54.40..severe frost. 20.36.57.72.52.. light frost, showers 3 p. m

m.. 21.38.48.54.42.. 22.35.56.72.60.. frost. 23.60.64.74.64.. showery 10 a. m. 24.58.60.72.61..dew point 11 p. m. 25.59.72.85.67..

[rain at 8 p. m. 26.66.73.84.72..clouds cirrus cumulus all day light, 27.66.78.81.69..thunder shower 2 a 0. 28.60.76.86.68..heavy shower 10 a. m. and at

noon. 29.62.75.87.76..clouds cumulus 3 p. m. 30.64.65.76.66..showers at 11 p. m. 31.61.74.94.71..

THE BAROMETER. The lowest during the month was on the 10th 28,90. On 12th and 30th 29,22. On the 1, 2, 11, 27, 28,and 29 at 29,20. Dew point at 9 o'clock on the morning of the 10th was 66. The Barometer was highest on the 29th, being 29,74; and was at 29,70 on the 16, 17 and 21.

Clear weather at sunrise on the 4, 5, 7, 13, 19, 20, 21 and 22 ; at 9 A. M. 4, 5, 12, 20, 21 and 22; at 3 P. M. on the 4 and 21; at 9 P. M. on the 3, 4, 6, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 21, 24, 25, 26 and 31. Thus the 4 and 21st were entire clear days; wholly clear at sunrise 1, 2, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 23, 24, 26, 30 and 31; at 9 A. M. 1, 2, 6, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 24, 25 and 30 ; at 3 P.M. 1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 20, 25 and 30 ; at 9 P. M. 1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 10, 14, 15 and 16. Thus the 1, 2, 9. 10, 15 and 16 were wholly clouded.

Rain commenced at 3 P. M. on 1; at 2 A. M. on the 2d; at 7 A. M. on the 9th, and quit at 6 P. M.; at balf past 9 on the morning of the 10th, and quit at 3. P. M.; at 9 A. M. on the 16; at 1 A. M. 23d, and quit at 8$ A. M.; at 1$ A. M. on the 27th, and quit at 30 minutes before 1 P. M.; and on the 30, 7. A. M. and quit at 10 A. M.

Rain 2d, 0,30-100; 6th, 0,10-100; 9th. 0,45-100 ; 10th, 0,45-100.; 15th, 0,04-100; 16th ; 0,55-100; 17th, 0,03-100; 23d, 0,95-100; 28th, 1,10-100; 30th, 0,20-100. Total quantity of rain in May, 4,17-100 inches.

The Dew point was below 30 on 19 and 21; and above 60 on the 10, 23, 26, 27, 30 and 31.

'The wind blew from the east all day on the 1, 7, 9, 22 and 26; from the west on the 12 and 25; from the south on the 6 and 14; south east on the 8 and 28 ; noth west, 11. The remaining 17 days it was variable.

State of the weather. 1.55.—.56.-..cloudy, rain, west wind, thunder. 2.55.62.64.60..clear and calm. 3.57.60.64.60..clear and calm. 4.56.63.67.62..clear and calm. 5.60.65.77.70..alear and calm. 6.58.76.76.63..cloudy, west wind, rain. 7.64.82.75.70..cloudy, west wind, rain, thunder. 8.61.69.67.61..cloudy, west wind, rain, thunder. 9.67.70.67.67 ..cloudy, west wind, rain. 10.64.64.65.64..cloudy, west wind, rain. 11.59.67.70.-..clear, variable wind. 12.52.62.73.69..clear and calm. 13.52.65.77.70..clear and calm. 14.61.71.67.63..cloudy, rain, west wind. 15.62.73.69.64..cloudy, rain, variable wind. 16.55.56.55.-..cloudy, rain, west wind. 17.55.74.66.65..cloudy, rain, variable. 18.69.73.68 66..clear, west wind. 19.66.72.67.63..clear and calm. 20.51.-.74.72..clear and calm. 21.58.72.72.71.. light clouds, calm. 22.6.5.79.74.71.. light clouds, calın. 23.66.74.74.69..light clouds, calm. 24.66.83.85.80..west wind, rain. 25.66.85.86.82..clear and calm. 26.67.86.86.84..clear, north west wind. 27.72.85.88.80.. west wind, rain, thunder. 28.71.84.84.69.. west wind, rain, thunder, 29.71.84.84.75.. West wind, clear. 30.73.84.84.- :-.. west wind, clear. 31.69.83.84.73..height of Salometer 96°-broken

clouds, west wind. In the time to come, the specific gravity of the Saltville brine will be noticed semi-weekly, as well as the bour at which any hard thunder or storms may oocur.

W. K., Jr. The following record of the meteorlogical observations made by Mr. W. King, Jr., of Saltvlile, Va., are a continuation of those made by the same gentleman and published in our paper of June 1, pg. 560. March 21 to March 31, 1846, both inclusive.

8 a.m. 12 m. 6 p. m. March 21..38..52..42..frost in the morning.

22..52..64..-..rain all day. 23..44..58..48..rain all day. 24..50..62..53..broken clouds, west wind. 25..46..54..48.. morning clear, evening west

winds, cloudy. 26..41..51..45..cloudy, west wind, snow. 27..42..46..43..cloudy, west wind, rain. 28..45..58..46..clear and calm. 29..34..-..47..clear and calm. 30..34..58..45..clear and calm. 31..47..60..49..light clouds, calm.

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rain 0,40,100. 15..32..37..43..38.. Light snow 4 A. M. 16..34..38..38..30.. 17..25..29..33..29.. 18..25..35..41..30.. 19..28..38..49..37.. 20..32..41..53..41.. 21..32..88..28..33.. 22..27..34..40..30.. 23..28..39..57 ..47..

Robbins first seen. 24..40..44..50..51.. Showery, rain 0,20,100. 25..40..43..59..45.. (p.m. rain, 1,10,100. 26..41..46..52..42..Showery, heavy thunder 5) 27..36..44..46..39.. Rain Squall 2 p. m. 28..35..42..42..10..Showery, rain 0,10,100. 29..36..39..42..37.. 30..32..38..44..38.. 31..34..41..4.2..33..

At sunrise wind east on 10, 11, 23, 25 and 26. South east, 1, 2, 3, and 24. South 4, 7, 8, 12, 13, and 27. South west 20. West, 5, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 28, 29 and 30. N. West, 9, 14, 17, and 18.

At 9 A, M., Wind east, 2, 11, 23, 25 and 27. S. east 1 and 24. Sonth 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 19, 20 and 27. South West 20. West, 5, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 28, 29, 30 and 31. N. West 9, 14, and 15. North 6.

At 3 P. M. East 11, 24, 25 and 26. South east 1. South 2, 4, 7, 10, 12, 13, 23 and 27. West 5, 89, 14, 15, 16, 19, 21, 22, 28, 28: 29, 30 and 31. North West, 6, 17, 18 and 20.

At 9 P. M. east 11, 24 and 26. South east 1. South 2. 4, 7, 12, 13, 23 and 27. South west 10, West, 3, 5, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 19; 22, 25, 28, 29, 31. N. W. 6, 17, 18, 20, 21 and 30.

Clear weather all day, 1, 2, 10, 19, and 22. Clear at Sunrise 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 10, 11, 19, 20, 22 and 27. Clear at 9 o'clock on the 1, 2, 3, 7, 10, 19, 22 and 23. Clear at 3 P. M. on 1, 2, 3, 9, 10, 19, 22, 23. Clear at 9 p. m. on 1, 2, 5, 6, 10, 10, 11, 17, 18, 19, 21, 29 and 31.

Barometer at 30 at 9 a. m. on the 3d, at 29, on the 14th at sunrise, 9 a. m. and 3 p. m., and on the 15th at sunrise. On the 25th at 9 a.m. at sunrise 26th, and 3 p. m.

Dew Point at 3 p. m. 2d ; at sunrise the 7th, 1; at 3 p. m. 25th, 49, 24th, 42, 13th, 48.

Fall of Rain during the month, 1,75,100 inches.

RAIN.-March, 1841, 3,33-100. March, 1842, 3,08-100. March 1814, 0,03-100, March, 1845, 3,68100.

Rain, 1841, 27,40-100 inches ; in 1842, 38,89-100 ; in 1844, 31-100, and in 1845, 37,85-100.

DROUGHT IN THE WEST INDIES. A correspondent of the Journal of Commerce writes from Ponce, Porto Rico, under date of May 5, 1846, that during a residence of four and a half months, rain had fallen but once, and then but for half an hour. Ponce is in lat. 18 N. lon. 66 W.

The Journal of Commerce says that the Belize Gazette, (Honduras,) of May 9, states that the weather is unusually warın, the thermometer ranging from 92 to 101 at noon in the shade; and that the continued heat and drought had nearly put a stop to vegetation, and exhausted nearly all the tank water in the settlement.

Demerara, British Guiana, which is near the Eqnator, has been suffering several months from the drought.

Arctic Ice has, for the last few weeks, almost en. tirely ceased runuing on the Atlantic.

THE TORNADO. The violent gale of the 5th did great damage below Wilmington, on the Delaware. Thatcher's ship-house, at Wilmington, was lifted up ten feet in the air and dashed to pieces. Another ship-house was prostrated, burying some three or four persons ander the ruins. Considerable injury was done to the Church and other buildings. "Two men named Hardy and McKay were killed, and another wounded.

EARTHQUAKES. It has been observed that prior to the occurrence of earthquakes the atmosphere was in a peculiar state. What infiuence the subterranean mass may exert upon the air which rests upon its surface, or what influence the peculiar state of the atmosphere has upon the interior of the earth, beneath it, is impossible from the limited observations which have been made, to determine. Water in wells prior to the occurrence of earthquakes sometimes disappears. It is probable that most of the earthquakes result from the peculiar state of the atmosphere which rests upon the thus disturbed Eurface.

Schooner H. S. Cranston, bound from Richmond, Va., to Philadelphia, with a cargo of coal, was struck by lightning off Hog Island the night of the 7th of June inst. One man killed, and all on board severely stunned--both her masts shivered to pieces. She put into Norfolk on the 15th inst. in distress.

12, 58 ; 1, 591; 2, 15, 613; 3,61; 4, 60; 5,60; 1. 58 ; 8,57; 9,56 ; 10,57 cloudy and east wind. Gale at Point Isabel, Mexico, which continued to the 29th.

At about 3 o'clock this morning a very heavy rain storm accompanied bp wind and lightning, visited the Island of Curacoa. But little rain had fallen at this locality for six months. The quantity which fell doring the day was several inches ; Curacoa is in latitudo about 12 degrees north, and 69 west.

Friday, May 29.--4, 54; 5, 55 ; 6, 56; 8, 57 ; 9, 58 ; 10,58; 11, 58 ; 12, 58 ; 1, 58.5; 2, 581; 3, 59.; 4, 62; 5, 62 ; 6,614; 7, 604; 9,15 59$; 11, 58), cloudy and east wind.

Saturday, May 30.--4, 57 ; 5, 57 ; 6, 57 ; 7, 58; 8,58 ; 9, 58 ; 10,59 ; 11,58 ; 12, 58 ; 1, 57); Rain and distant thunder; 2, 58}; 3, 59; 4, 60; 5, 59) 6, 60; 7,58 1-2 ; 8,58 ; 9, 58; 11, 58. A shock of an earthquake felt between 1 and 2 o'clock A. M. at Salem, Mass.

Shocks of an earthquake were felt at Newburyport, Mass. was felt about half past 1 o'clock A. M.

Wm. Dönughan killed by lightning, near Tarboro, N. C.

Sunday, May 31.--4, 56 ; 5, 56; 6, 56 ; 7, 56; 8, 58; 10, 59 ; 11,59 ; 12, 62 ; 1, 63 ; 3, 68 ; 4, 66; 5, 64; 6,63; 7,61; 8, 60; 9,60 ; 10, 60.

FLATBUSH AND NEW-YORK. Statement of Meteorlogical records, kept at Erasmus Hall Academy, Flatbush. L. I., by Dr. Strong, for the month of May, 1846, and also a statement opposite the same respective dates of the record of the temperature, kept at Morris in Wall Street, New-York. Erasmul Hall, Flatbush, L.I.

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METEORLOGICAL RECORD KEPT ON BROOK

LYN HEIGHTS, FOR MAY, 1846. Friday, May 1.--5 o'clock A. M., 50; 8, 54; 9, 53, 10,53; 1,53; 2,56: 3,58; 4,54 ; 5, 54; 6,55 ; 7,54; 8, 54; 9,54; 10, 54; rainy part of the day.Thunder storm at Saltville, Va.

Saturday, May 2.-5 o'clock A. M. 52; 8,57 ; 11, 61 ; 12, 62; 1, 63; 2, 63; 3, 61; 4, 61; 5, 62; 7, 59; 8, 57; cloudy part of the day.

Sunday, May 3.-5 A. M. 54; 7, 58; 9, 68 : 12, 68; 1,70; 2,70; 3, 72 ; 4,70; 5, 68; 6, 67 ; 10, 58.

Monday, May 4:—4 A. M. 53 ; 9, 56 ; 2, 30 min. P. M. 661; 4, 64; 5, 61; 6, 56 ; 9, 52.

Tuesday, May 5.-4 A. M. 52; 8, 56 ; 9, 62 ; 10, 67 : 12, 74; 2,77; 1,77; 3, 76; 4, 771: 5, 73; 7, 70; 8, 67 ; 11, 65.

Brig New-England struck by lightning during a sudden squall from the west, off East Hampton.

Wednesday, May 6.-5, 59; 6, 60; 8, 61; 9, 66 ; 10,70; 11, 72; 12, 74; 1,73; 2, 71; 2, 30, 64; 2, 45, 58 ; heavy rain and, thunder and lightning from the north east; 3, 55; 3, 30, 53; 4, 30, 54; 5, 54; 6, 54; 7,53; 8, 53; 9,52}: morning cloudy and showery. At Albany 7, a.m. 60; 12 m. 54; 6, p.m. 60.

Thursday, May 7.-4 a.m. 49 cloudy; 5, 48; 7, 51; 8, 54; 9, 53 ; 10,53; 12, 51 little rain ; 1, 55; 2,54; 3, 53 heavy rain. About this hour the town of Grenada, Mississippi, was destroyed by a hurricane 21 persons killed and 62 wounded; 4, 53 ; 5, 52; 6, 51: 7, 51; 8, 51; 9, 50. Rain continued from 12 m. to 9 p.m. Thunder storm at Saltville, Va.

Friday, May 8.–4 o'clock A. M. 49; cloudy and chilly ; 5, 49; 7,.50 ; 8, 54 ; 9, 53 ; 10, 54; 11, 55 ; 12, 56 ; 1, 58 ; 3, 60 ; 4, 60; 5, 59; 6, 59; 7, 58; 9, 58; 10, 56. At Albany 7 A. M. 56 ; 12 M. 64; 6 p. m. 64. This day a gale passed over Georgetown, 8. C., and two of Francis Green's servants were killed by lightning. A slight shock of an earthquake was felt this day at Memphis, Tennessee. Thunder storm at Saltville, Va.

Saturday, May 9.-7 o'clock A. M. 54; 8, 56 ; 9, 56; 10, 58; 11, 60; 12, 62; 1, 60; 2,58; 3, 58 ; 4, 58 ; 5, 58; 6,58; 7, 58; 8, 58; 9, 58; heavy rain at 1 o'clock. Heavy thunder, vivid lightning and profuse rain at 9 P. M. At Albany showery. At six P. M. a ragged cloud was in the north west, and at 7 reached the Hudson River. Equilibrium.

Sunday, May 10.-6, 58 ; 7,58 ; 8,58; 8.1, 62; 9, 63; 10, 66 ; 11, 68 ; 12,70; 2,70; 3, 30, 70; 3, 45. 70; 4,70; 4, 30, 70; 5, 68 ; 5, 15, 64; 6, 62; 7, 62; 9, 59. At 40 minutes before 1 A. M. the lightning struck the barge oflice at the Battery, New-York. This building is about 100 or more feet high, has an iron copula, and the building stands on frame work placed in the water. The lightning descended the inside of the rain spouts. The damage to the building was very considerable ; it had no lightning rod. At about 3 o'clock, A. M., the lightning struck two buildings at Greenport, on Long Island. No thunder or lightning at Albany. At 5 P. M. a gust of wind, from that to nine in the evening rainy. Continuation of equilibrium.

Monday, May 11.-4 o'clock, A. M. 51. Clear air and heavy wind. 6, 49; 7, 55; 8, 59 ; 9, 58 ; 10, 57 ; 11, 57; 12, 55; 1, 54; 3, 52; 4, 50; 5, 49; 6, 47 ; 9, 45 ; 10, 44; 11, 44. High wind at 9 A. M.

Tuesday, May 12.-4 A.M. 43; 5, 42; 6, 44; 7, 49 ; 8, 55; 9, 58 ; 10, 60; 12, 62 ; 2, 66. 3, 68; 5, 66; 6, 64; 9, 57 ; 10, 56 ; 11, 55.).

Wednesday, May 13.-8, 66 ; 9, 67 ; 10, 66 ; 11, 66 ; 12, 66 ; 1, 664 ; 2, 67 ; 3, 68; 4, 70; 5, 67; 6, 68; 7, 67 ; 8, 66 ; 9, 65; 10, 64.

Thursday, May 14.---8 72; 9, 76; 10,75; 11,75; 12, 76; 1,75; 2, 74; 3, 74; 4, 72; 5, 68; 6, 66 ; 7, 64; 10, 60. High wind at 4 A. M. Wind and clouds at 2 P. M. Terrible hail storin at Natchez, Miss.

Friday, May 15.-4 A. M., 58 ; 5, 58; 6, 60; 7, 62 ; 8, 65; 10,70; 11, 71; 12, 72; 1, 73; 2, 72; 3, 70; 4,68 ; 5, 66; 6, 62; 7,62; 8, 61; 8,30, 60 ; 10, 60. Black cloud in south west at 6 o'clock P. M. High wind during the day.

Saturday, May 16.-Cloudy 4 A. M. 59; 5, 59 ; 6, 59; 7,62; 8, 66 ; 9,66; 10, 66, raining; 11, 65; 12, 64; 1, 62; 1, 30, 61, heavy rain ; 2,61 ; 2, 10, 61}: rain increases; 2, 45, 60.); 3, 61; 3, 30, 635, 3, 45, 62; 4, 62 ; 5,60; 7,60; 8,58 ; 9,59; 10,60; wind

and rain at 3 30, P. M. Squalls in the morning at Point Isabel, in Mexico.

Sunday, May 17.45 A. M. 58; 6, 58; 7, 59; 8, 59 ; 9, 62; 10, 63; 11, 68; 12, 70; 1,72; 2, 74; 3, 74; 5, 71; 6, 67 ; 7,63; 9, 62 ; 10,61; 11, 60. Fog at 7 o'clock A. M. Clouds and wind at 9 A. M.

Monday, May 18.—5 A. M., 60; 6, 62; 7, 68, cloudy ; 8,75, clear; 9, 72, cloudy; 10,77 ; 11, 78 ; 12, 80; 1, 81; 2, 82; 2, 30, 83 very dark ; 2.45, 82, thunder; 3, 80 thunder ; 3,15 76, rain ; 3, 20 very heavy rain 751; 3, 30, 74; 3, 45, 72; fair 4, 15, 76; 4, 30, 75 ; 4, 50, 73 black clouds ; 4, 55, 72, very dark; 5, 69. heavy wind and lightning; 5,5, 68, very heavy rain; 5, 10, 67, lightning reached the earth nearby: 5, 15, 67, heavy rain, thunder and lightning; 5,30, 661; 5,35, 66; 6,30, 66 ; 6, 45, 66, heavy wind; 7, 64; 7, 5, 60; heavy wind and very heavy rain; 7, 15, 59; 8, 57 ; 9,57 ; 10, 55. Snow on the Adirondack Mountains.

Tuesday, May 19.–4 o'clock A. M. 45; 6, 45; 7, 52 ; 8, 54; 9, 57); 10, 56; 11, 56 ; 12, 58; 1, 59; 2, 60; 3, 60 ; 4, 61; 5, 60 ; 6, 58; 7, 56}; 854; 9, 53; 10, 52; 11, 51. Snow on the Adirondack Mountains, also, on the Green Mountains in Vermont. Frost at Baltimore, Md., at Boston Mass., Hartford, Conn., and Utica, Albany and Syracuse, New-York. Gale in N. L. 35, West Lon. 74.

Wednesday, May 20th.–4 A. M., 46; 5, 46; 6, 48; 7, 54; 9, 62; 10, 65; 11, 654; 12, 67 ; 1,68 ; 2, 70; 2, 30; 71; 3, 72 ; 3,30, 71; 4, 70; 5, 69; 6, 66; 7, 655; 8, 64; 9, 62 ; 12, 57. Frost in numerous places in different sections of the country.

Thursday, May 21.–4, 53 ; 5, 52; 6, 53; 7, 60 ; 8, 62; 9, 62 ; 10, 64; 11, 63; 12, 62 ; 1, 631; 2, 64; 3, 65; 4, 65; 5, 64; 6, 62; 7, 60; 8,56 ; 9,54; 10, 53.

Friday, May 22.-4 A.M., 49; 5, 48; 6, 50; 7, 58; 8, 65; 9 67. ; 10, 66; 11, 64; 12, 66; 1, 67 ; 2, 65}; 2,30 65; 3, 66; 3,30, 65; 4, 64; 5, 62; 6, 591; 7,58 ; 10, 56; 12, 56. Hail storm, doing great damage in Appamatox County, Va. Gale in the Gulf of Mexico, commenced the evening of the 21st, at Galveston, Texas.

Saturday, May 23.—4 A.M. 56 ; 5, 56; 6, 56 ; 7, 58; 8 64; 9, 67 ; 9,30, 66, heavy rain; 9, 45, 64; thunder and lightning; 10, 63 ; 10,20, 62; 10,40, 64, rain ceased ; 11, 64 ; 11,15, 66; 11,30, 67 ; 11,40, 67; 12, 67 ; 12,15, 66.; 12,30, 69 ; 12,45, 701; 1, 714; 1,30, 73; 2,30,74; 2,45, 75; 3,76; 3,45,77 ; 4, 76; 4,15, 76. 4,30, 74; 5,30, 73; 6,74; 6.30, 72); 7,72 ; 8, 71; 9, 70; 10, 681. The house of Mr. Wellinan, near Providence, R. I. struck by lightning in the evening. Terrrible hail storm in Rush Township, Penn. Ship Panama struck by lightning at New Bedford.

Sunday, May 24.-4,64; clear; 6,64; 7,71, hazy, 8,77 ; 8,45, 80 ; 10, 30, 82; 11, 81; 11,30, 80; 12, 81; 1, 80; 2. 81; 2, 45, 82; 3,30, 82; 4, 79 ; 4,30, 79; 5,15, 78 ; 5,50, 74; 6,15, 72; 7,70; 8, 67 ; 9, 65}; 10, 64,-2; 11, 62. The Boston and Spring. field line of Magnetic Wires struck by Lightning in the evening at North Wililbraham, Mass. The lightning traversed three lengths of the wire, breaking three glass knobs, split out one iron hook, and split down one of the poles.

Monday, May 25.-4, 62; 5, 60; 6, 62; 7,67 ; 8, 70; 9,70; 10, 74; 11, 76; 12, 80; 1, 84; 2. 84; 2, 15, 85 ; 2,30, 86 ; 2,37, 83; 2, 15, 811, thunder; 3, 81; 3,30, 81,5; 3.53, 80 Rain ; 4,5, 79; 4,10,76, heavy wind, lightning and rain; 4,20, some hail, 70, 4,25, 69; 4,30, 69,black cloud ; 5, 70, rain ; 6,70; 7, 70; 8,70; 9,70; 10, 67}; 11, 67). Hail storm at Wiliamsburg and Flatbush.

Tuesday, May 26.--4, 66, 5, 66; 6, 69; 8,77; 8,30, 80; 10,81; 10,20, 82; 11, 84; 12, 84; 12,45, 84; 1, 864; 1,20, 85; 2, 86 ; 2,30, 87 ; 3,88; 3,45, 87; 4, 86; 4,40, 80 ; 5,78}; 5,25, 76; 6, 74; 7,71; 8, 70, rain, thunder and lightning; 10, 68 ; 11, 66). Lightning during all the night. Thunder storm at Syracuse, N. Y.

Wednesday, May 27.-4, 59, east storm ; 5, 57 ; 7, 58; 8, 58; distant thunder; 8,30, 561; 8,45, 57, very dark: 8,50, lighter, heavy rain, 57, 9, 58 heavy thunder; 9,30, 56; 10, 56; 11, 53; 12, 53; 12,30, 59; 2,59; 2,30, 59; 3, 60; 4, 59; 5, 58 ; 6, 57; 8,56}; 9, 55}; 10, 55. Squall in lat. 42, 24, N. Long. 44 30. Thunder storm at Saltville, Va. Thunder storm at Syracuse, N. Y.

Thursday, May 28.—1 o'clock, 56; 5,56; 6,56; 7,56; 8,57; 9,56 ; 9,30, 57 ; 10, 56, strong wind;

1 526156 0.03 N.E.N.E. Cloudy Cloudy 57 59 252 64 58 N.E.S. E. Do. Fair 58 69 65 62 35570 64 N. N. Fair. Do. 56 76 7473 4 55 64'56 N.E.S. Do. Cloudy 58 65 71 63 5 52 71 660.30 S. W S. W Do. Fair

55 727772 660 69 520.30 S. W N.E. Do. Cloudy 60 7360 59 7 49 56 520.30 N.E.E. Cloudy Do. 54 61 5953 849 60'58 0.16 N.E.N.E. Do.

Do. 152 62 66 63 9 54 58 58 0.77 E. S.E. Do,

Do. 56 65 62 63 10,5870.61 0.828 E. S. Do. Do. 62 747066 11 50 54 46 N.W N.W Fair.

Do. 52 59 57 52 12 43 64 56 W. W. Do. Fair

46 6370 67 13 46 70 64 s. S. Do. Do. 55 69 7269 14 57 70 62 S.W.S. Do. Do. 63 75 74 68 15 58 68 61 s. S. Cloudy Do.

63 75 72 64 16 58 62 60 0.80 S. E.S.E. Do. Cloudy 63 67 64 63 17 58 72 63 0.15 S. E. S.E. Do. Fair

617373 69 18 60 75 54 1.45 S.W.N. Fair. Cloudy 65 77 76 67 19 45 57 54 0.11 NW N.W Do.

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Do. 53 65 70 66 21

N. N.E.Do. Do. 57 65 65 64 22 16 63 58 s.

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66 79 8178 25.6579 680.38 S.W.N. Cloudy Cloudy 65 79 8172 26 66 82 70 0.10 S.E. S.E. Fair.

Fair 70 83 85 76 27 59 63 58 0.97 S.E. S.E. Cloudy Cloudy 60 63 6462 23 56 62 58 0.05 N.E. N.E. Do. Do.

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Do. 60 61 64 64 30 56 60 58 0.02 N.E.N.E. Do. Do. 60 62 63 62 31 56 66 62 N.E. N.E. Do. Do.

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Ship Hugenot, of 1000 tons, belonging to New York, on a voyage from New Orleans to Liverpool loaded with cotton was struck by lightning on the 12th of June inst. The lightning passe d down into her hold and ignited the cotton and set the vessel on fire. She put into Savannah in distress on the 14th inst. Her upper decks were burnt nearly through.

Schooner Acommodation, lying at the wharf in Newburyport, Mass., was struck by lightning on the 15th of June inst. Why neglect the lightning rods ?

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year's crop.wul be lost entirely.7.-- ! M. vol.5*"I peper of thelbpertaleon of the tightning upon the rnag vediowo sie berat miel pact, fordfadere rede hielo de The biglitningrim :three lengths bf: the wire, hitealta

c. ANOTHER STORME, I ; EC.01. & Retid nihi, and the Belegraphs: We do not agree will

ing thrue.g kes kanglis, tearing: out. One loowe staplejandi BiH of the Writkrs that a mindu'sqire cannot carti isto pieces a :08 1.1.1-1.. descended are blithe pokes to the ground-splictingos

- Aupther storms pasged, que opr, city yesterdazt als

ternoon, about 5 o'clock, ucbompanied with beast Apary charge

thundor apd, sharp lighting.o imas Mirrbruna wupwart 84 dm'me ground. Beñèäited

in gantleman' whabitdok shelteriukaleriab awhingo

the kurface of the earth except in pa picatar lofaldies dietemperature ja:Broadwagtindhaving aallunderkla terjarble dent on

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We learn that a. márwhosem varde we have de Mayy saw the lighinjag rühlupon the islegraph wires if uniforin any unchanging the ocean aburechinthead.; 17:11,00 Cilinio vas

been: able to ascertain, together with Wwö horses, here fous body of water for ships tg float hipon ather

Wetelktruck by Kightning

duting the storil ýestero ' We have AVERY EXTRAORDINARY PHENOMENON 5 day afterntionpinear Mr Atwetto walle, onio ined small wires

that conceye awal peaks mu elecogic uffcharge as we have edetailperece the lightning between New-Børkland Baltimore, on Thursday Was observedjon, the line of the Electric Telegraphi Washington Railrofad; in the liricity of the Relay!

House, and instantly killba... Mahest Hitite vodith bf May has given the Telegraph a pretty Jung Arthes like pla whics wikanever, before known

,fitt 1: Baltimore Patriot Satardày; bune 16. Ta eilenstici Pial. = 12:3111151"PAILER

8.:05 to ma, i Thrue thunder steran reach; some thirtyoori The Cotton Factory belonging to Samuel Hopkins, Krom the hou. Yark. Gapamencies Advertiser et Vasiatiimiles from the others were all, condagsease ciel Exeter, R. was piruck by biktimmg be niente 21, 1846.

1: the Telegraph route about the same time, andl évbryl, June Jul1,97898, 'att on fire, and with its contenta, -yfdwespondence of the Commercial Advertiser dipcharge of electricity front-either: Wan duły, 're- wholly consumed Loss, $6,000; insured, Malo Hackengadin. I May 1845700 corded pathe I ligtaniuk lelki int the Telegraph offise at bersey City, Phitulelphia, Wilmington or

pitoisui bae sa bris,bas aist yoxuş} ; 8C During the thinder Shower which passed over this Baltimores. The wires became altogether unhaager!

itd. .08 , ill,06 16:06 ,itaka Tondo village on Monday afternoon last Max 18s the electric able, and the operators being sabliged to withdrawal The "buolo rninicai0,6:16,86.iiti,

ac Agia fame, in contact wath the wireg pf: the magnetic the batteries used for writingi nhe visited from thre: Togo : fu .!! : Tould st. 7 de telegraph. I was standing in front of my pegidenesi cloudy. lund the field to itself. The letters of Marses) directly under the wires and near one of the poles- Telegraphic alphabet, whichi tais? Inatural lightning

min of mior rather Titles passing along; thabh of lightning was seemed to breg moet partial top werd L. rand. I.; but

upot ost nor ainda Dinny7606; Fernand immediately a skarpi-crackbig sound like occasionally

it wentjate the nutnecals

; and dashed of? thatgęcazioned bor the dischargedd write was heted: 18:50:6, 5506, 5100:81 ande

, 5000's, in its own rapid elusointuri e vd i1701ean eewiggiecienilt. .bund to pri rather like the discharge of two or three diffes in style. We leam that whed otwo:dd more thundera

i Stilo ibabaw 9 bes Lullis ante.197 19 very rapid angcensioni: There I were prosentig auch clouds get in the same vicinity, and discharge their

kust mort 19in111onod.00.e:10,8;16, itid ceeded by thondet. I was much sturtled and dineuted electriqity# magh other. ot receive the fluid from the

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Sallowing Irom the 4 Voice of Freemy course to the house, where house

earth and return to rit again, or whon ground ligat don": * April 25, 9 be published at Branden, boste whidt alarmed; she supposed the cracking ning prevailşg the effeqton aheiTelegrùphlwices, is da

Cc 0:1.LIGHTNING: BODS. 1 ;00.91 : 60 to pieces.''

produce a strange and original language which may1 I thought at the time, the electric fluid, had come

yet benaderintelligible, lo fact, each kind of light- Yagain invite attention thiê.
to teerinin binaning the lighting in die motorence of

pape in contact with the wires very near where I stood ; but upon inquiry and by personal observations I am

the discovery, and, to Fed to believe the fluid struok the wires about three

ACCIDENT TO THE BAFINDBE TELEGRAPH science and experience prove, that buildings in quarters of a mile West of the village; for at that placa * also): As usi glei) IC-LLNB. 2.col

. 61 ansi nadospérfeodly-sedure from lightning,

the use she wires are brokcn and four of the poles-ate corretderably shattered., s.1.7 1.740.00!! on Thursday afternoon, a tree was: "truck by night)

Mr Eben. Meriam, of Brookiya yenideais The electric find sems to have passed from that ning on the time of the Baltinrore Rastroad, near the

oring to awaken an interest on the subject. He state guhipoitder water station; just as the train of cars point both in a Westerly and in an Easterly direction

that he has kept a register of; the doings of lightning for Philadelphia was put it motion. The tree fet,

for over 25 years and has never heard following the wires for the sharp cracking sound

a serious of which I have spoken (was beard along tie limes as bøt was held up from she track był the strong tele.

of far as the toll bridge on the Passaig river, which is

gtapliie wides, Jusklich were not broken, though the põotacted by kint of a lightning rod. five miles to the West of us, and in the other direcwhalo weight of the treei dame i upon it to clear

If we consider how mucli property, and how many ţion as far as the Hackensack river, where the wires the track.so masito allow the train td pass, it was

lives that yearly be saved by the use of such rods. wore broken and the pole muoh shattered by the fluid cessary to cut the wire: Whèf this was accom,

and what a vast amount

of suffering from fear may plished, the

branches of the tree were removed, and passing from the broken wires whieh reached down

prevented thereby how can we account for the apa: about one third the length of the pole ; at which point narrow escape for the train; as the treb' féll but a few the train passed' on without much delay" ' It was ethylori this subject 1, 2012 in 11.

kte/ Meriam states that « di 1848, from Alay tot the shattering of the pole commenced. icillin rods in advance of the engine. The communican

Oct. 1, the deaths of 56 persons were recorded in one. Co If there had been a depot for stafion house at that tion withi Baltimore was opened before '10 o'clock. point, it is probable it would have been destroyed. Operations. On the line were suspended, after a briet

He also registered about 60 · deaths' hy Riglıtning from! Within the distance of two milés, that is вау) message from Baltimore, on account of the thundet! Jevti to July 80, 1845. AT

One-fourth and 6-16'inchi rods are used for conduet, one mile on each side where it is supposeil the electric sternua, which the operator in the oltyi stared was Haid descended, there are ten poles mare or less şhatcoming up at the time. T In ons on board of war ships. Bright-surfaced rods are tered the four before referred to stand next to each

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nini jos supposed to be best, either polished silvered, of tin other, the other six are found at intervals, along the

AT THE STORM YESTERDAY: 941 ned, and yet Mr-Meriam startes that from all his enqui. line. It is remarkable that some of the poles a

ara. The storm; yesterday, we learn;" was very severei nies ho has never heard of the fatture of a misty roa Shattered and others remain upinjured. In those in between this city and Baltimorel The wire of the

to secure the object desired when cofitinnous and jured the course of; the fluid can be traced till it Telegraph was again broken about two miles below. terniinating in? moisture. Any rod to be a good con. reached the earth! Wilinington; 'anding communidation from Baltimore

ductor must tertinato a water or moist earth, Wil it not be advisable, during a thunder shower accidents to buildings of service tabare were created of electricity. it 11.11:

or from Washington'was cous@quently bad. : Seterul I. imagine, in any other large body specially atưractive to avoid being near the poles ?

If Professor Morse can send electricity 50 milės at It is also remarkable that along the whole line from ported, but mb. particulars were known it! TEET ghe Hackensack to the Passaic River, the inhabitants:

191.07.1 Philadelphia paper of Fine 10 will, who among the unbelievingcanisuspect that other thought the lightning bad strack in their immediate: :: DEATH BY LIGHTNING.

.*,!;in men, cannot prevent lightning from touching a build

ing! Is it wise to leave exposed to lightning a valuaa. sicinity.,

. AN OLD SUBSCRIBER. 08; We regret to learn that Mr. William Dranghon, of ble building, and ite inmates, mather than incur'a dost (54,6 : : Another.

17 18 this county, was instantaneously killed by lighturing of two or three dollars ?ror rather is it not aspeciallya The Wire of the Magnetic Telegraph in Lancaster

on Saturday, 30th Mayi :

1:15,43.- important to protect adifices by lightning conductors city was prack by lightning several times during the

E: Tarboro (N. ) Preşs, June 4.: and thnp cause people to feel perfectly becure daring thunder storms of last week, April 29th.: No damage

Mr. Gerhas, ROBBINS, living about seven miles thunder showers, while within a protected buibliñgår east ofi Ruincyn lll., was killed by lightning a fewv|

Below I give ope example of the effect of la shaft rence "the accident Zeved that, in case of 18 receta any day& ago He was ploughing in the field with twal of lighting, as detailed in a letter from Illinois to cho

aail the wire boing tod omaly to contain a stifficient quantity yoke of oxen, and a small boy in company. One

of relative in Hubbardton. bf duid toiprend une any deridud consequenceko) The the oxen was instantly killed... Hell's

* Last fall a school house wasstrack there at tühith Sound produced by the stroke in the interior of the rit, id pilici 6: Journal of Commerce, June 9...

Mr. St. John, date of Habbardton, had foor;childrena Telegraph Office, was similar to thnt of the report of The names of the persons killed by the tornado atstove pipe to the elbow and then divided. Part passa

The Lightning struck the chimney, and followed ther aftstop, fiich was accompanied by the emission of Wilmington, on Friday last, "audi Benj. Harding and oféw sparks! Lancaster paper... is. Isi isit. Curit"Thos. McKay, both of whom have left wives and

ed down the pipe, through the stove and floor: thiel ,11; com And another. 1936 ribbores several children to inoum their 1885. The person stove pipe to the window, at which two of Mr. StaJohn's

other portion followed a wire from the elbow of the During the thunder shower on the 6th May, the

injured was named Niel Duffie; 111.T
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daughters sat reading, striking one of theigtels on the

shoulder and very much burning her back and orie oft fected ligKtning! The dischargés were'siml.

Ponce, (Porto Rico,) May 23. her legs. It then followed the floor plank across the lar to those in the Lancaster Depot, stated above.':, ! The drouth is now so great that the young plants room, passing under the feet of another child of Mr. St.

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Какр. nốt régained her Wedthat predáto of the Better, a 2 children

is n are suddedly changed the variations dip the

06. A. Rossend daughtes of dusisnyder,ed: horizontal and total intensity are all Thet en weeks after the event: Tallinn on to anorer491 Lub ettenbas ERARK

son af Rottimanti Mr Plumerege, fonof May

, Kirk dip and total intensity are greatly

increased; while #005 edos y qois nivJEM Etteo rotulito From the Tsantal páparillon

father typom pita Willamson Baughan and childed. On three difteten bidey the dip'in lesa fratt at this bas esitio to THUNDERSTÖRMO od 0

) AI to woq jod LUNDER DATOR Mliy

batsvognoosi Allen son of MrayAllen, 2 emegroes belonging,08913 dipo thaộubtiendland Hot Connecting itself by any thunder, storm occurred at the northeast Caldwell Bar 3 belonging to Balfour ageixton lapit

lhe of equal dip with any other of ahia, place on Monday evening, April 20, which

north of these caused many buildings in this village to shake.com Cotima, 18, son of . Melior, Mr. Bayghan, 2.sons af

place. In 1819 it was ascertained by Longing the immediate vicinity of this storm the peals of thyne Wu, Laknoroseph , son of B. Walliams, i frog & son dermust have been terrifyingio We learn that a house of Dr. Edmgnds a child of the late Pr. Payne, aghild in fieshanuascupied by Charles Washhumand family of Vry Buchanks-Arie Luand lady of TexBq

bugund

of the 69, 30, showing a mean'anhual'diminution

alde boisgioque, a pytelsi, roixasoaib eds, jo was struck by the electrifyid, at the Chimneys top in Mo Sampler, Marinhosom,pf Aibh,Brown, Richard

faptains Pary and Franklin each.were engaged in the Anid passing down the shinnegoteastaxes:pipe Armstrong Mrs. Nelsonbulohn Mitchell, Jarnes, Halal whigh entered as theyside, thence down to the stove, der, Esteti suonit adt sødt 19189799noudt and stinet

making maghétio observationstinthel ahotic regiong:19 shattering the chimney, and Pipes into fragments and #klbauent 9ef Puerto Estaten the ambeni efo pents Cape Franklin observatiotis,"cotipüred by Prof. upsetting a the_stover thence diyding into skifferent somhetsihesh ti 21 grand like varehe netwoundad 46-624

the location of the magnetic
pastado que portion passing into the cellanong purd Mayyipfo the wounded cannparregovarai's si 199įdo ili
tion between the feet of Mrs. Washburn, who isat

lạt, 69,16,

and 98-&n Westlongitude to Capto Party's od mogu utoton tombeitnevno) ods with her back towards the stoves scarching her feet, GREAT; FLOOD. IN THE KISKIMIMITAS

observatione differed from this, and placed the smage! and rendering her

senseless fore, time i thence passtı
ing out at the south side of the house u and a third that there hastiseen the rise of I11 teet in the Amed

By the Pitsthurg Glazetidief Mag ug,ichahe geärte nětic pote' in 'Noftw lat. 40: 23: Vong.'98'54 W.dr.900

During the same months and gne year apart.

Captain's portion of the flyide directing its course north went ngar therbarn,ikilling on its way.six, out of ten sheep! Kiskimikitås from a sudden itid fremtendous falla Parryi and Franklin were engaged in making obsøtva. lying in the yard. Eight places, were discovered rain in the neighborhood of Jolmabawa. Perhápky Lionslow two needles, pointed directly towara leathe where the fluid passed out by the sille, oinThe floomin

other, and distant about 855 geographical miles aparti qne room was thrrwn up, and pther damage caused boats, the Transient, was lost over to the house. This was gertainly a narrow gscape of

The discopery ships in Lancaster Sound found their

nistown, lader with fish, tar and dry foods compasses of 11o rise being so much attracted by the the inmates of that dwelling, and if lightning rods The crew van escaped, the boat was a total lasse will prove a preventivel. tor sacht occurrences, it is

The canalo and worshe Kiskimjnitas, as far as iron of the ship as to become sluggisbos hodirozam highly important that they be used

no Pitts-
DREADFUL TORNADO AND:DESTRUCTION OF
burg, however, mteh darhage was-sustained by the

-Inve vetruj elaborare I Reportsnaaknaecolighe dating

20 FDO19 di qonu.pod wled i ogique dari sis ladilife AND PROPERTY?'0.11 va

the observationg made out the lumbermen, great quantities of lumber broke loose,

the&bservatory at the of 189998 ilsnesi ti bus nusivo si nevig od You

and was borne off by the Bsodis

. It was reported of Governmept, weryfind the fallówingienos xul sveul afhe town of Grenada, Missasi shas been v almost

to save
subépitiaway by a terriblbortornadobandidwiteit the
the lumber toilettes destiny

-04 Po ascertain whether electrical phenomena exers kawollot so, sbagnbu W dised an influelice on the

declination thermitagnèt was lives of anany. of its valuable citizens. et occurred about 3 o'clockbon Tbairsday the 7th May, ultah Wei TREMENDONS. CHIAR STORM" "ATISNATCHEZ. closely observed during the violetit thunder stormoon

the 6th of Marek, 1st of June, and 6th July, 1841 ana
fizid the following: melarichaly oparticulars ini adlip
issued on the 8th at the Grenada Chronicle offices.o
The tornado entered Grenada in the western part,

the 15th of May, most before for
o'clock, this city was visited by a' violent storm lightning stručk within 205 vardaland 'bno i second,
ofiwinde thunder, lighting and stessin eighted on the 30th of July 1840, when therl whole eastern
ana Maill) The within 200 feet of the observatórys Tv War

dilsolbbserva
and first it rits-sweep over the town took therhouses
of Genu Waul, occapiedi, byMoEubanks (sof
Mr. Samuel King, occupied by Daniel Robinson, Esqet few yards, as if an immense quantįty of Bitog lad
minutes made the 'ekrth appear, at the distance of

of an almost

blázoof lightåing (generally termed "sheet lightning) and that oft. Gen. T. N.Waal

occupied by Robertaf. Pycneho In the destruction of these houses (wolwhite

butat neither timethasany especialehange been noted faltem o They fell in madriplaces to the depth of persons were hurried to eternity, ivizb Mn Robinson

several iwhes, italying tlajzė from tiree-quarters of excepta shivering which immediately stioceeded peald and Mrs. Robinson, in the death of these personel most certaiythat manylebops of cotton and corn Tavel

of thunder, and is believed to be daused by percussion

of the air.isrl bovinob anoitetoq'109 set to 21011er) our friend and fellow townsman, Danl.. Robinson, Esq. lost a father and a dexoted wife, ie gaidid bos been trained or seriously injured by this stormtos orit

oved yodt stoupleigal atata 22519 lopor moit Several of his children were also wounded there

.nicithai காs MAGNETIC T.ROCKS.qur llsrp? est to oil moit Rain ois much Meeded átttis Time:9Eatly vegeten

My magnetic rocks, which I received some time were also three negroes killed the property of. Dr. Parnell. A M. Eubanks was also killed, and his! The wheat, however, will be benefitted, as it was! ables are beginning to suffers and botn is at a stand, since from the Magnetic Cové; near the banks of the

Washita Riverv evidenée a state of peculiar action child is lying mortally woundedoiThe hurricane took rather rank’ite its géêwekidaThe Açi had made its

during an exposure to the atmosphere whick"hasrested honse of James SimsavEsqa, and injured, some of

upon our loéal surface, during the week ending with family Xe, though fortunately, toccan little damage is sýet. H The barometer has, for a few o in some sections of the Statē, but has aoner

the 22dh ult. During a portion of this the these sjoped noideathss 10.pos de fotogtes odsotiup 10 days;) indicated raiviila Dolombus, Ohid20(hMay::

fragments of rocks chave been companions of other It then pašsed on through the southern part of the town and laid dow the house wherein, Mrs. Plummer

10 frioqge etter de ganze sind his 18 Moq fragmenti ofarucks, collected from Palmer's Lard in lived, killing that lady and a number of her students in

kertnei MAGNETICOATTRACTION.O gustimo the Antarctiezi from the high latitudes in the Arctics it also swept away the houses of gur fellow townsmenni

Tul areport maite Bythe commissioner of the Genet and from other idéalities, in various krititeles, et Peter Gause, Janin!

Baughan, Dr J Smider, E. eral Land Office by William Pelham heq Suryeyor and beneath the earth'ó surface, E9T have also placed , , Dollabite, So Caldwell, Mrs General of the State of Arkansas, odated October pea, in close proximity with these teekswater from Jones, L. D. Butler, and several others, which wer do not new recollect, togetherr with the Baptist

1845, that officer remarksthus omovod JustO9I

. I bo's various sections of the earth, and of differentiae Male

The adore catalog od bos Ispol ton 9'is
aggregate sum of thişi estimate is $25,668ites attached to one of these stones, with its pomt towards

grees of densityy 1stéel pen which had become
It also injured more or less, the houses, occupied by: he basis of this calculation being the pricesdieretofore the zenith is covered with hamerọųs metálkc fibres,
Dr. Edmonds, E. H, Mitchell, T. M. Oliye and Dr. paid for surveying to except with regard to some ten
Tarpley Olt friend, Daniel Robinson, not only lost

öf a sixteenth of an inch trelerigth, Kkėl the feather!
townships,
his wite anu father, but a considerable sum of money

of which, with the ordinary: of a newly fledged bird. 91The nearest acute une compass

has which has been blown bff in the Wind and has 'n

been found impracticable, owing

to the the rock extending mah apward projections is covere

influence of local attractions. The survey of these ed with little i metalliot fibres pointing towards the been found.

barnet townships has been

estimated at $8 per mile-a price point of the pen. The whole presents a highlyanterit resumidva great confusion, the groans of the dying and the wafukand heártarqading lanenitátions of aire living which must necessarily be employed to induce suffin

esting display, and is exceedingly instituctives ont the storm left usita opursue its: march of devastation cient accuracy in their measurement.” Jalan W.

Aina

transparent glass bottle also intessential oil iof

- I supended a steelneedle by w fine thread in alcohol through the countrylaeo 'to Tuomistoas se basa edeb An equally ruinous and dreadfulgtorm it has never - I have received oseveral boxes of rock ilspedimens lavender limolive oil,

and in water fully satirated with been our sad misfortune ; to witness, or our-painful

from this locality, uifiong which

vousteg are some that are very and stulphate lof limessuther Taagnetic rock imoved

common salt; and the muriate of lime and magnesium duty to relate. As the thought of it, past thoughitbe, highly charged with the magnectic, fluid.The steel around the bottle acted most powerfully on the needle the danger, ever rises in our mind, the cold sweat! pen with which I write this notice, is made a magneti while in the essential oil of lavenderlo The needle gushes from our brow, and a mental prayer of thanks for compatriönphip with these fock Spécimension true, real, heartfelt thanks to our God, fills our bosom

had been played in theloil of olives first, and then in to bursting

bomba bezala
"In a report by Professor Lockdos a una controls the dil of lavender lavid høre it become apparently

Locke,of a survey made in måģdified to nearl double its size and exceedingly
Below we give a list as far as ascertained, of the Iowa, he observes as follows :-

restive.

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