The “Morris (III) Yeoman” states that not long since, while some men were digging in a coal bank near the canal, they exhumed the body of a man in a perfect state of petrifaction. From the corduroy cloth in which the legs were encased; the cords and seams of which are perfectly defined, it is supposed to be the body of one of the Irish laborers engaged in the construction of the canal. The limbs are nearly perfect, and are completely transformed to stone The valuation of personal property in the city of Cincinnati for the present year is about $14,000,000, being an increase of nearly four millions over the valuation of last year.— [Exchange. LWell, it is certainly greatly undervalued; for we are much mistaken if there is no more ? personal property in Cincinnati.
This article was originally published with the title "Petrified Man"