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Burglary. --The front window of the tobacco store of Messrs. Smith and Krebbs, on Main street, near 14th, was relieved of one of its panes of glass by some thief on Tuesday night last, about 12 o'clock, and three boxes of tobacco were taken therefrom.--Just as the robber was in the act of removing the fourth box, however, he was discovered by officer Perdue, who immediately gave chase and run him for several squares, but did not succeed in overtaking him.--Owing to the sudden departure which the fellow was compelled to take, he was unable to carry off any of the booty which had been transferred by him from the store to the street.
The Guarantee of the future. Capt. John Smith, the most wonderful combination of chivalry and common sense that history records, complained bitterly of one of his direst afflictions in America, work, who though labor beneath their dignity, who consumed the fruits of the earth faster than John Smith could collect them, and who, having nothing else to do, were continually wrangling with each o in self-indulgence and selfish quarrels the little energy of their natures. Send me over, said Smith imploringly to the London Company, a hundred carpenters, blacksmiths, diggers up of trees' rootsmies of the colony of Virginia. Peter the Great seems to have had as keen an appreciation as Capt. Smith of the value of mechanical labor. He perfected himself in various trades, and endeavored to man enterprise. We must encourage none of that genteel loafing and laziness which impeded Captain John Smith in the foundation of the Virginia colony. We should not import the degraded manufacturing