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METEORLOGICAL RECORD,

Morning cloudy ; noon and evening clear; wind 9,76. Barometer 29.70 to 29.74. Wind S.W. all
N.E. all day.

day. Dew-Point 56 to 58. Atmosphere very denso KEPT ON BROOKLYN HEIGHTS.

Syracuse. -Temp. at sunrise 60 ; 9 A.M. 82; 3 P. with smoke all day. Sky clear all day.

M. 88 ; 9, 75. Barometer 29.70 to 29.76. Clear sky. Two to three terrible lightning storms at Baltimore. Of observations made at that locality, latitude 400

Wind N.W. at sunrise and S.W. the residuo of the Lightning storm accompanied by a tornado at Madi41' 50" ; of observations made at SALTVILLE, Moun

day. Dew-point 54 to 56. Atinosphere smoky. son County, Ill., a barn 6 miles north of Alton was tains of South Western Virginia, latitude between 36 and 37, N. longitude between 82 and 83, W., altitude

Tuesday, August 4.

struck by lightning and consumed. 1782 feet, and of observations made at SYRACUSE, Brooklyn.--Temp. at 4 and 5 A.M. 65 ; 6, 66 ; 7,

Calvert Street, near the City Mills, which was go Onondaga County, New-York, State Salines, latitude 69 ; 8, 73 ; 9, 76; 10, 78; 11, 793 ; 12, 81 ; 1 and

much injured by the rain of Friday, now presents a 43° 01', N., longitude 760, 15', West, altitude above 2 P.M. 83 ; 2 30, 84; 3, 85; 4,84, 5, 82 ; 6,81; 7,

striking evidence of the force of the water. A gally tide water, 400 teet-all three salt water localities and ! 79 ; 8, 78 ; 9, 764 ; 11, 73.

about fifty feet long, twenty wide, and 15 deep has the two latter ancient volcanic districts. Saltville and

Flatbush, at 7 A.M., 66 ; 3 P.M. 82 ; 7, 72. Baro. been washed out directly in front of the City Mille, Brooklyn Heights are in the same electric current, meter 30.00 to 30.10. Wind S.W. Fair.

and nothing but the depth and strength of the foundaSyracuse in another and different electric current. Saltville, at 6 A.M. 62 ; 7, 64; 8, 68; 9,74 ; 10,

tion of that building saved it from being undermined. Brooklyn Heights are the south western termination 76; 11, 78' ; 12, 79); 1 P.M. 80; 3, 82; 5, 82;

In Centre street near Calvert two large gulleys havo of Long Island. This island is 140 miles long, extend. 6,804; 7,78.1; 8,74; 9,72; 10,70. Foggy at sunrise,

also been made in the street. The streets in the neighing in a line from south west to north East-therefore scattering clouds at noon and clear in the evening.

borhood of Chatsworth and Saratoga, Lexington and in the great electric current; the island is from 12 to Wind N. E. all day.

Pine, and Run Alley, have all been more or less inju15 miles wide-its south shore washed by the great

Syracuse.-Temp. at sunrise 76; 9 A.M., 83; 3 P.

red, and all the cellars in the vicinity flooded. Atlantic its north separated by a narrow strait from M. 90; 9, 78. Barometer 29.60 to 29.70. Clear sky.

The tunnel in Run Alley has a large breach made the main continent which extends to the Arctic pole. Wind S.W. all day. Dew-point 50 to 58. Atmos

in it at the corner of Lexington street. The upper The Island is surrounded by salt-water and rests upon phere smoky all day.

end of it, on which the workmen were engaged, is a rock strata. Also records of Earthquakes, Light

Earthquake at Shanghai and Ningpo, China, 4

also much injured. The street here has caved in ning, Frosts, Hail, Wind, Rain, &c., at other places

clear up to the houses. o'clock A.M.-See ante, p. 681. during the same period, arranged under daily heads

In the eastern part of the city several houses were for comparison of the state of the atmosphere at TALLAHASSEE, August 4.-Tho weather has been unroofed and parts of their walls blown down by the the three localities named.

too showery. It is of the last importance to the cot force of the wind. The walls of Hartford Run, near Saturday, August 1, 1846.

ton crop that it should be dry. We hear of still more | Silver street, were broken in, and all the cellars in the

of the caterpillar, but as yet no serious injury has oc vicinity fooded.-Baltimore American. Brooklyn Heights.—Temp. at 4, 5 and 6 A.M., 72; curred to the crops from this cause. An unbeclouded

Schooner Union, Bangs, of Providence, lying at 7, 75; 8 and 9, 76 ; 10, 78; 11 and 12, 81 ; 2 30 sky is our only defence, and if this fails us, the crop.

Corner's wharf, Baltimore, was struck by lightning P.M. 84.; 3, 835; 5, 804; 7,77 ; 8, 75.} ; 9,74; we think must be lost. With it a fair crop may yet

Aug. 7th, and both masts shivered. Brig Juliet, at * 10. 73). Destructive storm of rain, hail and light be realized.-Sentinel, ning, at London, England, between 3 and 4 P.M.,

Flanigan's wharf, was struck same day, and her mainWednesday, August 5.

mast shivered. which lasted till halt past 6. Damage estimated at £100,000. Steam Boat Citizen struck by lightning Brooklyn Heights.—Temp. at 4 A.M. 70; 5 to 7, The Rockville, (Md.) Journal says that during the in the River Thames. The lightning splintered the 71 ; 8,76 ; 9, 81 ; 10, 83; 11, 85 ; 12, 87; 1, P.M. storm on Friday Aug. 7, a colored boy belonging to larboard paddle box. Fall of rain at Liverpool this 89; 2, 90 ; 3, 905; 4, 90 ; 5, 88 ; 6, 86 ; 7,81; 8, Mr. James W. Higgins, near that place, was knocked day 4 inches and 50-100 of an inch. 8, 82; 10, 79.

down by lightning, and besides being very severely Flatbush, 7 A.M., 70; 3 P.M.. 80 ; 7,74. Wind I Flatbush, at 7 A.M. 66; 3 P.M. 90 ; 7, 80. Baro. shocked he bit his tongue nearly off. He is now doing N.E. Barometer 29.85 to 29.90. Cloudy in the meter, 29 95. Wind S.W. in the forenoon and W. in well. morning, fair in the afternoon. the afternoon. Fair all day.

A tremendous hurricane, attended by thunder and At Saltville, Va., Temp. at 6 and 7 A.M. 67} ; 8, At Saltville, at 7 A.M. 64; 9,725; 10,76; 11,781;

lightning, visited a portion of Madison county, III., 71.1 ; 9,74 ; 10, 75 ; 11, 761; 12, 78; 1 P. M. 79; 2, 12,79 ; 1 P.M.804; 3, 81; 4,82 ; 5, 81 ; 6, 803; 7,

on Friday night last. Every object in the path of the 80; 3, 803, 5, 77 ; 6, 754; 7, 73 ; 9, 72. Foggy at 79 ; 9,72; 10,694 Morning foggy, noon and even

tornado was prostrated ; trees were torn up, fences Bunrise, calm and scattering clouds at noon, cloudy at ing clear. Wind N.E. at sunrise and noon, and S.W.

scattered to the winds, and tenements razed to the sunset with wind N.E. at sunset.

ground. A large barn, owned by Mr. Joel Finch, At Syracuse, New-York, Temp. at sunrise 61 ; 9 At Syracuse at sunrise, 75; 9 A.M. 85; 3 P.M. 92 :

some six miles north of Alton, on the Springfield road A.M., 76; 3 P.M. 81; 9, 68. Wind S.W. in the fore 9, 82. Barometer 29 50 to 29 60. Sky was clear

was struck by lightning and entirely consumed.--St. noon, N. in the afternoon. Fair in the morning, clouds nearly all day. Wind s.W. at sunrise and W. all |

Louis Reporter Aug. 10. nimbus at 3 P.M. Dow-point 56 to 58. Barometer the day after. Dow-point 60 to 68. Atmosphere

Saturday, August 8. smoky all day. 29.56 to 29.60. Sunday, August 2.

Thursday, August 6.

Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. at 4 and 5 A.M. 70.5; Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. 5 to 6 A.M. 69; 7, 74;

6,73 ; 7,75; 8, 79 ; 9,81 ; 10, 82.1 ; 11 and 12, 83;

Brooklyn Heights.—Temp. 4 and 5 A.M.74; 6,75; 8,78 ; 10, 793 ; 11, 80; 12 to 1 P.M. 80.1 ; 2, 82; 3,

1 P.M. 82 ; 2, 84; 3, 82; 4, 80; 5,78 ; 5, 30 76; 6, 7,77; 8,80; 9, 84; 10, 87 : 11 and 12, 88; 1 P.M. 813; 4, 81; 5,78; 6,764; 7,74; 8, 72; 9,70; 10,694.

76 ; 7 to 9, 754. Rain accompanied by thunder and 89; 2, 92; 3,91 ; 4, 90 ; 5,89; 6, 88; 7, 84; 8,83; Flatbush, 7 A.M., 66; 3 P.M. 77; 7,70. Barome

lightning, in the afternoon. 9, 801; 10, 79. ter 30 to 30.10. Fair. Wind N.E. in the foronoon and

Flatbush, 7 A.M. 65; 3 P.M., E2; 7 73. Barome

Flatbush, 7 A.M. 76; 3 P.M. 88; 7, 78. Barome. 8.E. in the afternoon.

ter 29.95 to 30.05. Wind S.E. all day. 50-100 of an ter 29 90 to 29 95. Wind W. in the forenoon and At Saltville, at 6 A.M., 67 ; 7, 68 ; 8,71; 9, 72 ;

inch of rain fell. N.W. in the afternoon. Fair all day. 1 P.M. 78.1 ; 3, 81; 5, 73; 7, 72 ; 9, 68; 10, 67).

At Saltville, at 6 A. M. 67 ; 7. 69 ; 8, 73}; 9, 75.;

Saltville, at 7 A.M. 65; 8,710; 9,74; 10,76; 11 Wind N.E. all day. Rain from 8 20 to 9 30 P.M.

10, 79; 11, 81; 12, 813; 1 and 2 P. M. 82}; 3, and 12, 79; 1 P.M. 81; 2. 81}; 3, 82}; 4, 83; 5, Quantity of rain 03-100 inch.

83 ; 4, 84; 5, 831; 6, 83; 7,761; 8,754; 9.73; 10, 84; 6,831 ; 7, 82 ; 8,78 ; 9,76 ; 10, 74. Morning At Syracuse, sunrise, 62 ; 9 A.M. 76; 3 P.M. 82;

72. Sunrise foggy, noon scattered clouds and clear at fogsy, noon clear and evening cloudy. Wind N.E. 9, 68. Barometer 29.64 to 29.70. Dew-point 52 to

sunset. Wind N.E. at sunrise, variable at noon and at sunrise and noon; S.W. at sunset. 6 P.M. a few 54. Wind N. in forenoon and N.W. in afternoon. At

S.W. at sunset. At 11-30, P.M. light sprinkling of drops of rain ; 7 thunder and lightning.

rain. mosphere smoky all day.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 78; 9 A.M. 84; 3 P.M. 87 :

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 69; 9, A. M. and 3 P. M. MELANCHOLY OCCURRENCE.-We learn from the 9, 75. Barometer 29 58 to 29.64. Wind W. at sun

78; 9,72. Baroineter 29-52 to 29-64. Wind S.E. at Soda Lake Herald, published at Marshall, Texas, that || rise and 9 A.M.; N.W. at 3 and 9 P.M. Dew-point

sunrise and 9 A.M.; S. at 3 and 9 P.M. Dew-point on the 2d inst. during the quarterly meeting at Col. 61 to 68. Atinosphere smoky all day. Sky clear all

60 to 62. Slight rain at intervals during the day from McCown's School House, five or six miles north of day after sunrise.

9. A.M. 10-100 of au inch fell. Sky cloudy all day. Marshall, a large tree standing within six feet of the On this day, the Steamer Great Western, from Lidoor was struck by lightning, killing three persons and verpool for Now-York, met icebergs, in lat. 45, 31,

This day the lightning struck and burned a barn in injuring eight or niue others severely. A young man long. 57, 16.

Warren, Mass. named G. W. Davis, and two of Mr. James German's

Friday, August 7.

Indian cora and other crops are suffering severely sons, 10 and 12 years of age were killed. Davis was |

Brooklyn Heights.--Temp. at 4 to 6 A.M. 76 ; 7,

for the want of rain.- Alton (II.) Telegraph Aug. 8. a student of the University, and has left a widowed

On the 8th of Aug. Brig Francis P. Beck from Paler774; 8,79 ; 9,82 ; 10 and 11, 83.; 12, 85; 1 P.M. mother residing in the Parish of De Soto.-Jour. of

mo, experienced a storm from the southward which 85; 2, 86; 3,87 ; 4, 86; 5, 84 ; 6, 82 ; 7, 795; 8, Com.

lasted three hours, split fore-top-sail, lost main-top-sail, 78; 10, 754. Monday, August 3. Flatbush, at 7 A.M. 72; 3 P.M. 87; 7, 72. Baro

main-sail, foresail, &c. Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. at 4 A.M., 68 ; 5 and 6, meter 30.00 to 30.05. Wind N.E. in the forenoon

Sunday, August 9. 67; 7, 69; 8, 76; 9, 10 and 11, 78 ; 12, 79;1 and and S. E. in the afternoon. Fair all day.

Brooklyn Heights.—Temp. 5 to 9 A.M.73; 10,75; 2 P.M. 80; 3, 79); 4,79; 5,76; 6, 74; 7, 72; 7 30, At Saltville, at 7 A.M. 70; 8,75; 9,78; 10, 80; 11, 11, 76; 12, 80; 1 P. M. 77; 2, 78; 3, 77 ; 4,76; 71; 8,71 ; 9, 681 ; 10, 67.

82 ; 12 and 1 P.M. 83 ; 2, 84; 3, 83 ; 4, 82}; 5, 82; 6, 4 20, 73; 5, 73.; 6 to 9, 73. Flatbush at 7 A.M., 65 ; 3 P.M. 77 ; 7, 71. Baro- || 815 ; 7, 80; 8,74$ ; 9, 734. Morning foggy, noon Flatbush, 7 A.M. 71; 3 P.M. 79; 7, 70. Baromemeter 30.15 to 30.20. Wiud N.E. in forenoon and and evening scattered clouds. Wind E. in the mor ter 29-75 to 29-95. Wind S.E. all day, cloudy in the S.E. in the afternoon. Fair.

ning and W. at noon. Rain at 3 P.M. and distant forenoon; heavy rain in the afternoon—90-100 of an Sallville.-Temp. at 6 and 7 A.M. 644 ; 9, 70 ; 12, thunder at 5 P.M. Rain 24-100 of an inch fell. inch fell. 75; 1 P.M. 76; 3,79; 5 and 6, 73; 7,774; 9,73. | At Syracuse, at sunriso, 68; 9 A.M. 82; 3 P.M. 87; At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 69; 7,71; 8,72; 9,76; 10, 79; 11, 80; 12, 81; 1 P.M. 81); 2, 3 and 4, 82; 5, Flatbush, 7 A.M. 66; 3 P.M. 78; 7, 69. Barome at 38, and 140 wounded, some dangerously. Various 811 ; 6,81; 7,77; 8,743; 9,73; 10,724. Scattered ter 29.95 to 30.05. Wind 8. in the forenoon; S.W.

natural phenomena occurred. Near Lorenzana and clouds all day. Wind N.E. at sunrise and s.w.at noon. in the afternoon. Sky clear all day.

at Tretona muddy and boiling water issued from the Rain at 6-30 A.M. thunder at 2 P.M., and thunder At Saltville, at 6A.M. 64; 7, 65; 8,72; 9, 74; 10,

earth; a lake was formed in a hollow. All the villas and rain at 3 P.M. 341-100 of an inch of rain fell. 76; 11,77 ; 12, 771; 1 P.M. 78.1: 2, 79; 3, 81; 4, on the hills near Pisa have suffered considerably.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 69; 9 A.M. 71; 3, P.M. 80.; 5,80 ; 6, 79; 7, 77; 8, 73; 9, 71; 10. 69.. For the four last days the ground has not ceased to 76; 9,72. Barometer 29-40 to 29-46. Sky cloudy Foggy at suvrise, scattered clouds at noon and clear at shake at intervals. In the present shaken state of all day, except at 9 P.M. Wind E. at sunrise and 9 sunset. Wind N.E. at noon.

the houses, another powerful shock would be the A.M. N.E. at 3 and 9 P.M. Dew-point 65 to 66. At Syracuse, at sunrise, 58 ; 9 A;M. 77 ; 3 P.M. 85; ruin of Leghorn. Part of the population has left the

Smart shower, at 6 A. M. light thunder-30-100 9, 75. Barometer 29.48 to 29.58. Sky clear all day. town. Others live in tents, or have sought refuge in of an inch of rain fell.

Wind S.W. all day. Dew-point 52 to 66. Atmos. boats." Storm at Philadelphia, at 3 P. M. doing great da phere smoky.

MARSEILLES, Aug. 19. mage, a house was struck by lightning and a man Fincastle, Va., Democrat says a supposed earthquake By the Virgile, just arrived from Naples and the was knocked down but restored,-hail fell in the vi was felt in that vicinity between 2 and 3 P.M. "Sev

Italian coast, we learn that on Friday, the 14th inst., cinity of Philadelphia.

eral persons at the same time observed a meteor in a most violent earthquake was felt in Tuscany. The EFFECTS OF THE RAIN.-The rain storm which com the south moving from E. to West. A heavy galo was village of Ociano, about twenty miles from Leghorn, menced on Sunday afternoon 9th and continued all felt in latitude 35, long. 72.

has suffered considerably; of 120 houses, only two through the night and up to daylight on Monday, has,

Thursday, August 13.

remain standing ; 59 persons were killed and 65 in the aggregate, done a very considerable amount of damage in various parts of the city.

wounded. Most of the houses at Leghorn have large Brooklyn Heights.---Temp. 4 to 6 A.M. 704; 7, Rain fell at

cracks in the walls. The flags of the pavement were Chicago, Ill. 73; 8,76; 9, 78 ; 10, 80; ii, 81; 12, 824; 1 and 2

raised, but closed again immediately. The event P.M. 86; 3, 889; 4, 86; 5, 84; 6, 835; 7, 81; 8, Monday, August 10. 80; 9 and 10, 78.

caused great anxiety at Leghorn, and the people took Brooklyn Heights, Temp. 5 to 7 A.M. 72; 8,724; Flatbush, 7 A.M. 68 ; 3 P.M. 86; 7, 77. Barome

the precaution of sleeping in the fields outside the 9, 73; 10,75; 11, 76; 12, 773; 1 P.M. 78 ; 2 and 3, ter 29.90 to 29.95. Wind S. all day. Sky clear all

town. At Pisa, the church of St. Michel was thrown 794; 4, 81; 5, 80; 6,774; 7,75; 8 and 9,713; 10,

down. An hour previous the church was crowded, day. 70.

and the door was scarcely closed when the roof fell

At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 64; 7, 66; 8, 72; 9, 753; At Flatbush, 7 A. M. 70; 3 P. M. 77 ; 8, 68.

in. The shock lasted for three seconds, and was fol. 10,774; 11, 79!; 12, 80,1; 1 P.M. 82; 2, 821; 3 and Barometer 29-70 to 29-80. Wind N.E. in the

lowed by a muffled and awful sound, like the report 14, 83 ; 5, 82 ; 6, 78; 7,74; 8, 71; 9, 70; 10, 68. forenoon and N. in the afternoon. Cloudy in the fore

of distant cannon, and people staggered in the streets. Foggy at sunrise, scattered clouds at noon, and clear noon; fair in the afternoon-04-100 of an inch of rain at sunset. Wind S.W. at noon.

The Huntington (Pa.) Messenger says, that the barn fell.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 72 ; 9 A.M.84; 3 P.M. 88;

of William Hickson, of 'Clear Ridge settlement, MonAt Saltville, 6 A.M.70; 7,72; 8,73.) ; 9 and 10,75; 9, 77. Barometer 29.40 to 29.48. Sky clear at sun roe township, Bedford county, was struck by light11,75.1; 12, 1 and 2 P.M. 763; 3,77}; 4,77 ; 5, 76; rise and 9 A.M. Dew-point 66 to 70. Wind S.W. at | ning on the 14th of August, the electric fluid entering 6, 754; 7, 75; 8,71}; 9, 704. Cloudy at sunrise and sunrise, 9 A.M. and 3 P.M., and at I P.M.. N.W. At the gable end of the barn, running along the roof and noon, and scattered clouds at sunset. Wind S.W. atmosphere smoky all day : light shower 5 P.M. Two

wall plates, and at once igniting the whole. At the sunrise and noon. Rain from 6 to 8 30 A.M. 42-100 beautiful rainbows. 5-100 of an inch of rain fell. time the lightning struck, Mr. Hickson, and a young of an inch fell.

Thomas Ramsey, carpenter, killed by lightning at man named Morgan Smith, son of Elisha Smith, of At Syracuse, at sunrise 67; 9, A.M. 78; 3 P.M.79; Indianopolis. Heavy gale continued during the day

the same neighborhood, were engaged in unloading 9, 65. Barometer 29-40 to 29-50. Sky cloudy at at Cape Fear to 6 P. M. Lightning at Auburn, N.Y. Il oats from a waggon on the baru floor. Young Smith sunrise and 9 A.M.; clouds breaking at 3 P. M. and Brig Hellespont, at Providence from Charleston, was on the mow, receiving the oats from Mr. Hickclear at 9 P.M. Wind E. at sunrise and N.W. the re reports 13th instant, off Cape Fear, at 4 A. M. took a son, who was pitching it up to him, when the horses mainder of the day-Dew-point 62 to 63. Light fog heavy gale from N. E. which lasted till 6 P. M., and took fright from the appearance of the fire, and ran at sunrise-smart shower noon--10-100 of an inch of was obliged to scud six hours; split main lopsail and out at the back end of the barn, coming in contact rain fell. foresail, and sprung a bad leak.

with stacks of grain or hay, and could not make their John H. Wight, aged 19, was killed by lightning

escape until they were entirely consumed by the de

Friday, August 14. in Windsor, Me., he was sitting in the entry of his

vouring element. At the time the barn was struck father's house. The lightning came down the chim Brookly Heights.--Temp. 4 and 5 A.M. 72; 6, 73; there were some little children near the same, who ney.

7, 74; 8, 76; 9, 80; 10, 8:2 ; 11, 83; 12, 86; 1 P.M. geeing the awful situation of their father, ran and Succession of rains for the last 16 days at Natch 87; 2, 88; 3, 89; 4, 88 ; 5, 82; 6, 81; 7, 79; 8 and alarmed their mother, who went to the barn and with ez. Government vessel with despatches for Mexico 9, 78.

much difficulty rescued her husband, who was reeling put back to Pensacola for the appearance of a storm.

Flatbush, 7 1. M., 73; 3 P. M., 86; 7 76. Ba to and fro from the mass of flames which was around THE DROUGHT.-The dry weather now prevailing

rometer 29.30 to 29.85. Wind s. in the forenoon; him, much stunned and injured from the effects of

N.W. in the afternoon. Sky cloudy in the foreis very remarkable and oppressive. We have had

the shock. Young Smith was not found till the barn, next to no rain for three weeks. The sky is brass

noon and afternoon, a little rain, 01-100 of an inch foll. with all its contents, were entirely consumed, and

At Saltville, at 7 A. M. 70; 8, 72; 9.77; 10, 80.; and the earth iron. On Saturday a few drops of rain

then nothing but the body and head, the legs and one 11, 82; 12, 82.1; 1 and 2 P. M. 83; 3, 83); 4, 84; fell, scarcely enough to lay the dust. Gardens suffer,

arm being burned off close to the body and his head and not gardens alone; corn, potatoes and spring crops

5, 83; 6, 81; 7,79; 8, 75; 9 and 10, 74. Foggy at much scorched and disfigured. It is supposed that

sunrise, scattered clouds at noon and cloudy at sunset. he was instantly killed by the lightning when it struck generally, will be most seriously injured unless we shall be favored with immediate supply of rain.

Wind S.W. all day. Storm of wind and rain from the barn. There appeared in the heavens only a

S.W. at 5 20 P. M.; rain ceased at 6 30 P. M. Rain small cloud, when the accident happened, and no rain. Rochester American. August 10. from 8 20 to 9 P. M. 32-100 of an inch fell.

Mr. Hickson at the latest accounts was recovering Tuesday, August 11.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 72; 9 A. M. 82; 3 P. M. from the effects of the shock, but his mind was still Brooklyn Heights.---Temp. 4 and 5 A.M. 66; 6 || 85; 9, 71. Barometer 29.42 to 29.46. Sky cloudy

partially deranged.-Sce ante, p. 662 and 7, 67 ; 8,72; 9, 73}; 10, 73; 11, 74; 12, 75; at sunrise, clouds breaking at 9 A.M. and 3 P.M.,

STORM IN NASHUA.-The heavy shower which vi1 P.M.76 ; 2, 761 ; 3, 77 ; 4, 76; 5, 74; 6, 72; 7, clear at 9. Wind W. all day. Dow.point 58 to 67.

sited us on Friday last seems to have become a perfect 711 ; 8, 70. Clouds cirrus 3 P.M.

storm by the time it reached Nashua, N. H. "BuildFlatbush, 7 A.M. 64; 3 P.M. 76; 7,64.

Hail storm in Nashua, N. H., Pelham and also 10

ings were blown down and a number of men were Barometer 29.90 to 30.00. Wind 8.E. all day.-miles from Lowell. Mr. John 8. Stoutenburgh, of

severely injured. Mr. Gordon Baily had one of his Sky clear all day. Hyde Park, New York, had three horses killed by

legs broken in two places, and was otherwise injured, lightning. Rain from daylight all day at Natchez, At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 64; 7, 658; 8, 72; 9, 74;

80 that his recovery is doubtful, by the overthrow of ? ?4; | Miss. Wind S.E. Volcano in the Red Sea. See anie. 10, 11, 12,75; 1 P.M.77 ; 2,78; 3, 79; 4, 791; 5,

a building belonging to the Nashua Manufacturing page 662. Earthquake in Tuscany. 784; 6,78; 7,77 ; 8,76; 9,72; 10, 694. Foggy at

Co. Mr. William P. Bell, M. F. Dodge, George W.

A letter from Leghorn, on the 17th, says :-"Our sunrise, scaitered clouds at noon and clear at sunset.

Blakelee, and a Mr. Pierce, were also injured by the town has just been thrown into great alarm by an Wind N.E. at sunrise and noon.

fall of the same building. More than 50,000 panes of earthquake. On the 14th, at ten minutes to one P.

glass are estimated to have been broken by the hail, At Syracuse, at sunrise, 54; 9 A.M. 68 ; 3 P.M.76 ; M., the first shock was felt, preceded by a rumbling

the stones of which were said to have been as big as 9, 67. Barometer 29.58 to 29.60. Sky cloudy noise. The shock lasted seven or eight seconds. The

hen's eggs. A large amount of damage was also dono at sunrise and clear the remainder of the day. Wind oscillations seemed to be at first perpendicular, as if

|| in the same vicinity.---Boston Transcript. N.W. all day. Dew-point 48 to 53. Heavy fog at the ground was raised in a direction south-east to

north-west. Bunrise.

The EARTHQUAKE IN TUSCANY.—The number of

The inclination of the houses was such No rain at Mackinaw since July the 4th. at that moment that it was difficult to stand upright

persons killed by the late earthquake in Tuscany is Frost.-On Tuesday night there was frost on the in them, and the cracking of the walls and beams

very great. At Volterre 38 lives were lost, and 140 low grounds in the woods of South Dennis, Cape Cod.

persons were severely wounded. Many villages warned the inhabitants, who rushed into the streets.

In the country the effects were more disastrous, Only think of it. Here yesterday the mercury stood

were razed to the ground, and numbers of public principally in the Maremme, where ancient traces of

buildings were destroyed or injured. -- Jour, of Com. at 96 in the shade!- Boston Allas Aug. 15.

Oct. 1.
volcanic eruptions are numerous.
Wednesday, August 12.
Whole villages were destroyed in the districts of

Saturday, August 15. Brooklyn Heights. -Temp. 4 and 5 A.M. 66; 6, I Taulla, Lorenzana, Orciano and Casciano. At Volter Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. 4 to 6 A.M., 75; 7 and 67 ; 7,69 ; 8,74; 9, 76; 10, 78; 11, 774; 12, 78; | ra a state prison fell in, burying some of the prisoners 8,76; 9,78; 10 and 11, 79; 12 to 2 P. M., 82 ; 3 and 1 P.M, 80 ; 2, 81; 3, 803; 4, 79; 5,77; 9,704. 1 in the ruins.--The number of lives lost is estimated || 4, 83; 5, 79.; 6,78; 7 to 9,76.

fell.

Flatbush, 7 A.M. 74; 3 P.M. 80; 7, 74. Baro News had arrived at St. Thomas from Martinique i foot of them was torn up. A closet of china in the meter, 29.80. Wind N.E. all day. Sky clear all day. | that a large French fleet had been dispatched from gallery, and the contents of the sideboard within six

At Saltville, at 6 A. M.,711; 7,721; 8,754; 9,764; Brest, and, with the one laid up in Martinique for the feet of them destroyed. Both of them were partially 10,77; 11, 78; 12,784,1 P. M. 78; 2, 77; 3, 77'); hurricane months, to be sent to the Gulf of Mexico. paralyzed and blinded. The moment Col. C. raised 4 to 7, 78; 8,74; 9 and 10, 73. Cloudy at sunrise The news adds the letter had created much excite his wife up, she rushed out, pale with agony and terand noon, and scattered clouds at sunset. Wind S.W. ment at St. The as.-N. 0. Com. Bul. Sept. 25. ror, exclaiming, “ My child ! my child!" The little at sunrise and noon, Sprinkle of rain at 8 A. M.

onday, August 17.

girl, with two servants, was standing at the moment Lightning and rain from 12 to 1 30 P. M. Lightning

Brooklyn Hei: 15, Temp.- 4 to 7 A. M.76; 8,79};

in the gallery, within six feet of the shattered closet! S.W. at 8 P. M., 9-100 of an inch of rain fell. 9, 83; 10, 84; 11 and 12, 85; 1 P. M. 83; 1 30, 81);

She was found uninjured, but covered with splinters At Syracuse, at sunrise, 65; 9 A. M. 67 ; 3 P. M. 1 45, 81; 2, 78; 3,77; 4, 76; 5 and 6, 74; 7 to 9, 73.

and fragments of the plastered wall. The house was 86; 9, 78. Barometer 29.34 to 29.42. Sky cloudy Thunder and lightntng at 5 minutes past 1 P.M. to 5

on fire for an instant, but was saved by the heavy rain at sunrise and 9 A.M.; clouds breaking at 3 and 9 P.M.

which was falling:-Jour Com. Sept. 4. P.M. Wind E. at sunrise, 9 A.M. and 3 P.M. and Flatbush, 7 A. M. 75; 3 P. M. 80; 7, 70. Ba

Thursday, August 20. 8.W. at 9 P.M. Dew-point 54 to 66. rometer 29.70. Wind S.W. in the forenoon and S. in

Brooklyn Heights, Temp. 4 and 5 A. M. 60; 6, 62; Rain at Natchez till 10 A. M. Terrible thunder the afternoon. Sky cloudy in the forenoon, and rain,

7, 65; 8, 68 ; 9,71; 10, 73; 11, 73}; 12, 73; 1,734; storm at New Sharon, Stark, Mercer, also Somerset with thunder and lightning, in the afternoon--90-100

2,74; 3, 72 ; 4,71; 5,70; 6, 691; 7, 69; 8, 68); county, Maine. Baro burnt by lightning in Stark. of an inch of rain fell.

10, 68. Barn burnt by lightning near Three Mile Run, New At Saltville, at 6 A. M. 69; 7,70; 8, 73; 9, 74; Flatbush, 7 A. M. 59; 3 P. M. 73; 7, 66. BaroJersey, with eighty tons of hay and a large quantity 10 and 11, 76; 12, 77 ; 1 and 2 P. M. 784; 3 to 7,

meter 30 to 30.10. Wind S.E. all day. Sky clear all of grain, also a valuablo horse, loss three thousand 78; 8 and 9,75; 10, 73. Foggy at sunrise, cloudy

day. dollars.

at noon and sunset. Wind S.W. at sunrise and noon. At Saltville, at 6 A. M. 67 ; 7, 68; 8, 72; 9, 72); New Orleans, Aug. 15.-The season so far has been

Lightning and thunder in S.W. at 8 P. M.; at 8 30 rain; || 10, 73; 11, 74; 12, 754; 1 P. M. 77; 2,77; 3, 79; extraordinary in every particular. Never was there 9 thunder, lightning and rain, -14.100 of an inch fell.

4, 784; 5, 784 ; 6, 78; 7, 77}; 8, 74; 9, 734; 10, 73. known so rainy a season.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 69; 9 A. M. and 3 P. M.

Cloudy at sunrise, scattered clouds at noon, and clear 78; at 9, 70. Barometer 29.30 to 29.44. EASTERN SHORE CORN CROP.-The Centreville

Sky

at sunset. Wind N.E. at sunrise. (Md.) Times of Saturday, 15th, says, that the rain cloudy at sunrise and 9 A. M., clouds breaking at 3

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 66 ; 9 A. M. 71 ; 3 P. M. has had a cheering effect on much of the corn in that P. M. and clearing at 9 P. M. Wind S.W. at sun.

67; 9, 66. Barometer 29.50 to 29.62. Sky cloudy neighborhood. Many fields have been greatly benerise and 9 A. M., and N.W. at 3 and 9 P. M. Dew.

all day. Wind S.E. all day. Dew-point 44 to 57. fitted by it, and the corn generally much improved. point 60 to 62.

Rain from 12 noon to 44 P. M.-75-100 of an inch More rain, however, is essential to even an ordinary

Miss Russell killed by lightning in a house in Eliza

beth City Squalls off Barnegat. crop.

DEATH BY LIGHTNING.-We regret to learn that

Baltimore, Aug. 20.-We have had a delightful day, DAMAGE BY FLOOD, FIRE AND HAIL.-A tremenduring the heavy fall of rain on Monday evening, Miss

the thermometer being only as high as 81, at half-past dous thunder storm occurred in New-Sharon, Stark, Russell, of Elizabeth City County, residing on Back

2 P.M. Mercer, and the neighboring towns, on Saturday night || River, was struck by lightning and killed. There

Friday, August 21. last, (extending we believe, into Summerset county,) was a gun in the room over the one in which she was Brooklyn Heights, Temp. 4 to 8 A. M. 68 ; 9, 69; which caused quite a flood upon the small streams sitting, which it is supposed, attracted the fluid, which

1 P. M. 72; 2, 71;3, 72 ; 4,711 ; 5, 72; 6,719; 7, emptying into the Laudy river. At New-Sharon Vil. || in its descent struck the deceased.-Norfolk Beacon. 71; 8, 69; 9, 70; 10, 68; 11, 67. lage, the tannery of Mr. Hopkins was destroyed, three of his buildings and a large quantity of leather having

Tuesday, August 18.

Flatbush, 7 A.M. 66; 3 P.M. 72; 7, 64. Barome

ter 29.85 to 29.90. Wind N.W. all day and rain--22. been carried off-loss from $2000 to $4000. Four Brooklyn Heights, Temp.-4 to 6 A. M. 68; 7, 69;

100 of an inch fell. bridges on the Fillebrown Stream, in New-Sharon and || 8,71; 9, 72; 10, 73; 11, 74; 12, 75 ; 1 P. M. 76 ;

At Saltville, at 6 A. M. 72; 7, 73; 8, 744; 9, 771; Mercer, were swept away, and the new mill-dam of || 2 to 4, 77; 5, 75; 6, 74; 7, 72 ; 8, 70; 9, 68 ; 10, 66. Mr. Works, at New-Sharon, was nearly destroyed. ||

10, 79; 11, 80; 12 to 2 P. M. 81; 3, 814 ; 4 and 5, Flatbush, 7 A. M. 68; 3 P. M. 74; 7, 62. Baro

81; 6, 80; 7,794: 8,75; 9,74;10,73. Scattered clouds In Stark, a barn full of hay, belonging to a Mr. Wit- | meter 29.70 to 30.00. Wind N.E. all day. Sky clear

at sunrise and noon; clear at sunset. Wind S.W. at ham, was burned by the lightning. We also hear || all day.

sunrise and noon. generally, of great damage to the crops, by hail, in At Baltville, at 6 A. M. 70; 7,70.; 8, 73; 9, 75 ; that vicinity, and in New-Portland. Great quantities 10, 76; 11,77 ; 12,78 ; 1 to 3 P. M. 79; 4. 79); 5

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 65; 9 A. M. 70; 3 P. M.

78; 9, 64. Barometer 29.50. Wind S.E. at sunare said to have fallen ; and many of the hailstones || and 6, 79; 7,773; 8, 73; 9,71; 10, 694. Cloudy at

rise and 9 A. M., N.W. at 8 P. M. and S.W. at 9 weighed from 10 to 12 ounces each. In some in sunrise, scattered clouds at noon, clear at sunset. stances cattle, and even men, were much injured. --|

P. M. Dew-point 56 to 60.
Calm all day.
Kennebec (Me.) Journal.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 54; 9 A. M. 62; 3 P. M. Baltimore, Aug. 21.- In the evening the weather

69; 9 P. M. 57. Barometer 29.60 to 29,68. Sky was cloudy. The day had been close and sultry, the Sunday, August 16.

clear at sunrise, 9 A. M. and 9 P. M. Wind N. at thermometer being as high as 84 at 2 P.M Brooklyn Heights, Temp.-1 to 6 A. M. 74; 7,75; || sunrise, and 9 A. M. and N.W. at 3 and 9 P. M. Dew Philad. Aug. 21.--This has been a cloudy dull day. 8, 754; 9, 768; 10,79; 11, 81; 12, 82; 1 and 2 P. | poiut 42 to 46.

Saturday, August 22. M. 85; 3 and 4, 86; 5, 84; 6 and 7, 82; 8, 79; 9, 80.

Wednesday, August 19. Flatbush, 7 A. M. 73; 3 P. M. 84; 7, 74. Baro

Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. 4 and 5 A,M. 65; 6, 65;

Brooklyn Heights, Temp. 4 and 5 A. M. 614; 6, meter 29.70 to 29.75. Wind S.W. all day. Sky

7, 67 ; 8,68; 9, 69 ; 10, 71; 11, 73; 12, 74; 1 P.M. 61; 7, 62; 8 to 10, 70; 11 and 12, 72; 1 P. M. 73; cloudy in the forenoon, and rain in the afternoon,

73; 2 to 5, 72; 6,71; 7 and 8,70; 9 to 11, 68. 45-100 of an inch fell. 2,74; 3 and 4, 73; 5, 72; 6, 70; 7, 69; 8 30, 66 ;

Flatbush, 7 A. M. 62:3 P.M. 71; 7, 66. Barome9, 66 ; 10, 64. At Saltville, at 7 A. M. 714; 8, 73; 9, 74; 10, 76;

ter 29.85 to 29.90. Wind N.W. in the forenoon and

Flatbush, 7 A. M. 57; 3 P. M. 72; 7, 62. Baro. 11, 761; 12, 77; 1 P. M. 77}; 2, 75; 3, 78; 4, 76;

S.W. in the afternoon. Sky cloudy all day. meter 29.65 to 30.10. Wind N.E. in the fore. 5, 755; 6,75; 7,74; 8, 73; 9 and 10, 72. Cloudy |

At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 71.1 ; 7,72 ; 8, 754; 9, 76; noon; S.E. in the afternoon. Sky clear all day. at sunrise and noon, clouds breaking at sunset. Wind

19, 78; 11, 79); 12 to 1 P.M. 80; 2, 80$; 3, 821

At Saltville, at 6 A. M. 67 ; 7,70; 8, 73; 9, 744; N.E. at sunrise. Sprinkle of rain at 7 A, M., same at

4 to 5, 82 ; 6, 81; 7, 804 ; 8, 78; 9, 76; 10, 74.– 10, 75); 11, 76; 12, 77 ; 1 P. M. 77}; 2 to 4, 77 ; 1 15 P. M. Heavy rain from 1 30 to 2 45 P. M.,

Cloudy at sunrise and noon, scattered clouds at sun5 and 6,77}; 7,72: 8, 70; 9, 69; 10, 68. Sca'tered 664-100 of an inch fell.

set. Wind N.E. at sunrise, S.W. at noon fand sunclouds at sunrise and noon; clear at sunset. Wind At Syracuse, at sunrise, 72; 9 A. M. 82; 3 P. M. ||

set. Rain 6 to 7 A.M., 8 P.M. lightning and thunder, N.E. at noon. 86; 9, 76. Barometer 29.22 to 29.30. Sky cloudy

24-100 inch of rain fell.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 48; 9 A. M. 65; 3 P. M. all day. Wind S.W. at sunrise, 9 A. M. and 3

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 61 ; 9 A.M. 70; 3 P.M. 77 ; 9, 66. Barometer 29.66 to 29.74. Scattered P. M., and $. at 9 P. M. Dew-point 60. Rain from

82; 9, 69. Barometer 29.40 to 29.48. Sky cloudy clouds at sunrise, 9 A. M. and 3 P. M., and clear at 41 to 5) P. M. 45-100 of an inch fell.

at suprise, 9 A.M. and 9 P.M. Wind E. at sunrise, 9 P. M. Wind 8. E. at sunrise and 9 A, M., and S. at

and 9 A M. and West at 3 and 9 P.M. Dew Point Thunder storm at Cobourg, Canada West. 3 and 9 P. M. Dew-point 44 to 48.

58 to 64. Clouds nimbus 3 P.M. Rain from 6 P.M. Loss of the Brig Baltic.—We have been favored Acconnts from Lockport say, that Lake Ontario is

to 64 P.M. 30-100 of an inch fell. with an extract of a letter from Lt. Thomas, dated 10 inches lower than usual. A building, near Martha's

Earthquake in Iceland and volcanic action. See August 26, giving an account of the loss of the brig Vineyard, was struck by lightning. Baltic, from St, Barts, via. St. Thomas and Turks Lockport, Aug. 19.-We are so shockingly cut ante. Pg. 630. Island, for Boston. The vessel sailed on the 15th short of water by the falling of Lake Erie, that we

Sunday, August 23. from St. Barts, and was wrecked on the following do not grind half our usual quantity of wheat. The Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. 4 and 5 A.M. 67; 6, day, on the Arragoda Shoals. She went ashore about Lake is 10 inches lower than usual. This drought 661; 6 50, 66; 7 to 9,67 ; 10, 68; 11,70; 12, 72; i 4 o'clock in the morning, and was sooh after boarded must very soon be felt in the arrivals of flour east. P. M. 71; 2, 72; 3, 734: 4,76 ; 5, 74; 6 and 7,72; by the natives, who took complete possession. The MIRACULOUS Escape. On the 19th ult. the dwell. 8 and 9, 70. N.E. storm, heavy rain at 6 50 A.M. vessel was a total wreek. After much difficulty the ing of J. F. H. Claiborne, near Martha's Vineyard, Flatbush, 7 A.M. 64; 3 P.M. 71; 7, 67. Barome. passengers, Mr. 8. Tracy, and a lady formerly of this

ter 29.75 to 29.80. Wind N.E. in the fore-noon, N. city, and another, succeeded in inducing the natives places, We take the following account from the Free in the afternoon. Rain in the forenoon and cloudy to undertake their transportation to St. Thomas, which Trader:

|| in the afternoon, 16-100 inch fell. they reached after two days sailing in an open boat. Col. C. and his lady were at the moment taking At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 71; 7, 72; 8, 73; 9, 734 ; The baggage of the crew was landed on the island coffee in a back parlor opening on a gallery. The 10, 744; 11, 76; 12, 75; 1 P.M. 74; 2. 72); 3 to 5, where the wreck occurred.

window immediately over their heads, within one \ 74; 6,73; 7,70; 8 and 9, 68. Cloudy all day, Wind

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N.E. at sunrise, and S.W. at noon, calm at sunset. - and felt by a number of our citizens. It was of longer filled with hay and grain, was struck by lightning, and

in half an hour consumed, with its contents. Long Showery during all forenoon, and until 5 P.M. 314. duration than could have been produced by a cannon 100 of aninch of rain fell.

or an explosion of a powder-mill. The “oldest inha $800-insured at Middlesex Mutual for $425.- Boston At Syracuse, at sunrise, 68; 9 A.M. 73; 3 P.M.

Journal.-Jour. Com. Sepl. 2. bitant" does not recollect so violent a shock in this 77; 9, 68. Barometer 29.40 to 29.50, Sky cloudy vicinity before.-Springfield Repub. of Tuesday. On the 26th of August, the lightning struck the at sunrise, and 9 A.M., clouds breaking at 3 P.M. From the Boston Journal of Wednesday.

magnetic wires at Westboro', Mass., and destroyed and clear at 9 P.M. Wind S. at sunrise and 9 A M.

fifteen or twenty of the posts. At Natick, on Charles'

The EARTHQUAKE yesterday morning appears to and W. at 3 and 9 P.M. Dew-Point 57 to 62.

river, the lightning struck a barn, which was, with have been felt in many towns in New England from

its contents, consumed. At Milton the hail and wind Temperature at Baltimore at half-past 2 P.M. 82which we have heard. A gentleman from Plymouth,

did much damage. At Boston the lightning was vivid weather hot and dry. N. H., says it was quite severe at that place, and in

and the thunder heavy. At Salem the lightning struck Four horses were killed by lightning at Nazareth, all the towns on the Merrimack. A gentleman writing

two dwellings; at Beverly a church edifice was struck Pa., on August 23d, in a thunder storm. They were to us frum South Gardiner says: found in the morning, lying near together, in the mid

by lightning, and several of the congregation were “We had a severe shock like an earthquake, at

prostrated. dle of an open field. about ten minutes before 5 o'clock this morning; the

At Hartford, Ct., rain fell, and about this time raia Monday, August 24. report lasted for several seconds, and it was heard in

storms of great severity were experienced in various the neighboring towns around us for several miles. Brooklyn Heights.-Temp: 4 to 6 A.M. 67; 7,68;

towns in Pennsylvania. Those of our citizens who had not left their beds, 8, 71; 9.73; 10, 71; 11, 711; 12. 73; 1 to 4 P.M. were aroused from their slumbers by the report.

Thursday, August 27. 75; 5, 74; 6, 71; 7,70; 8, 69; 9, 68 ; 10, 66.

One of my neighbors sprung from his bed to the door, Brooklyn Heights—Temp. 4 to 6 A.M. 624; 7,65; Flatbush, 7 A.M., 65; 3 P.M., 74; 7 P.M. 64.

supposing some one was knocking. It was perfectly 8, 65%; 9 and 10, 67 ; 11, 67 ; 12,70; 1 P.M. 73): Barometer 30.00 to 30.10. Wind N.E. in the fore clear at the time.

2 and 3, 754; 4, 75; 5, 74; 6, 72}; 7,71; 8 and 9, noon, N. in the afternoon. Sky clear all day.

"I have just heard from Athol and South Orange, At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 68; 7,70; 8,71; 9,72 ; 10, which are 13 and 18 miles west of us, and the shock Flatbush, 7 A.M, 62: 3 P.M. 76; 7, 67. Barome73; 11, and 12, 74; 1 P.M. 741; 2 to 5, 74; 6,73%; was experienced there at about the same time.” ter 30.00 to 30.05. Wind $.E. in the forenoon, S.W. 7, 73; 8 and 9,70; 10, 68. Foggy at sunrise, cloudy

The Salem Advertiser of Wednesday says:

in the afternoon. Rain in the forenoon, cloudy in the at noon and sunset. Wind N.E. all day. A sprinkle

“ Yesterday morning, between day-light and sun. afternoon, 07-100 of an inch fell. of rain at 1 P.M. 594-100 of an inch of rain fell.

rise, a smart shock of an earthquake was experienced At Saltville, at 6 P.M. 65; 7, 67 }; 8,71; 9, 72; At Syracuse, at sunrise, 58; 9 A.M. 66; 3 P.M.76 ;

in this city, in its effects causing doors to be thrown | 6 P.M. 73; 7, 72 ; 8,71; 9, 69. Foggy at sunrise, 9, 63. Barometer 29.66 to 29.70. Sky clear all open, and even crockery in some instances to be scattered clouds at sunset. Wind S.W. at sunset. day. Wind N.W. at sunrise, N.E. at 9 A.M. and N.

tumbled from the shelves, &c. Just previous to tha Syracuse, at sunrise 60; 9 A.M. 73;3 P.M. 83; 9,72. W. at 3 and 9 P.M. Dew-point 42 to 52.

shock, a loud rustling noise was heard, similar to that Barometer 29.64 to 29.68. Sky clear at sunrise and 9 A man named Michael Kendig was struck by light of the stirring of leaves in a high wind, the sky also A.M.; scattered clouds at 3 and 9 P.M. Wind N.E. ning in West Lampston township, Lancaster county,

presented an uncommon appearance in the east. Spe all day. Dew-point 54 to 60. Solar halo at 6 P.M., Pa., and instantly killed. Gale in the Gulf stream." |

culation is wide awake in regard to this phenomenon, beautiful colors.
Tuesday, August 25.
and we have even heard some go so far as to set it

Earthquake at Leghorn. Great freshet in Cape Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. 4 to 6 A.M. 64; 7,66; down as the precursor of something direful."

Fear River. 8, 67 ; 9 and 10,70; 11 to 1 P.M. 72; 2, 71;3 and EARTHQUAKE.-A shaking of the earth, which lasted

Friday, August 28. 4, 70; 5 and 6,68; 7, 66}; 8, 65; 9,644. Rain & past about half a minute, and which is supposed to have

Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. 4 to 7 A.M. 69; 8,74; been an earthquake, was noticed by some of our citi8 P.M. Flatbush, 7 A.M., 62; 3 P.M. 68 ; 7,61. zens on Monday night.-Hartford Cour. Wednesday.

9,75; 10, 77; 11, 79; 12 to 3 P.M. 81; 4,79; 5, Barometer 30.10. Wind N.E. all day. Sky clear

78; 6 and 7,75; 8, 74; 9,73).

The Earthquake was felt as far north as Concord, in the forenoon, cloudy in the afternoon.

Flatbush, 7 A.M. 66; 3 P.M. 82; 7, 76.
Keene, and Centre Harbor, N. H., where the sound

Barometer 30.05 to 30.10. Wind 8.w, in the foreAt Saltville, at 6 A.M. 66 ; 7, 68; 8, 72; 9, 721;

seemed to pass from south to north. It was felt at 10 A.M. to 7 P.M. 72; 8, 71;9.69; 10, 68. Cloudy

noon, S. in the afternoon. Sky clear all day. Amherst, in this state, in Whately, Greenfield and

At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 65; 7, 67 ; 8, 694; 9, 73; all day. Wind N.E. all day. Buckland, and at Brattleboro', Vt. In Portland, Me.,

10, 74; 11, 754; 12, 76; 1 and 2 P.M.77; 3 and 4, At Syracuse, at sunrise, 52; 9 A.M. 66; 3 P.M. 78;

it was sensibly felt. We hear of no damage anywhere, 9 P.M. 64. Barometer 29.68 to 29.74. Sky clear at ||

77}; 5, 76; 6, 751 ; 7, 75; 8, 74; 9, 70; 10, 69. with the exception of shaking crockery from the sunrise and scattered clouds at 9 A.M., 3 and 9 P.M.

Foggy in the morning, scattered clouds at noon and shelves.--Boston Trans. Thursday. Wind E. all day, Dew-point 44 to 52. Clouds light

sunset. Wind N.E. at sunrise, 8.W. at noon.

Wednesday, August 26. cirrus 9 A.M., and cirro cumulus 4 P.M.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 67 ; 9 A.M. 75; 3 P.M. Earthquake in Maine, New-Hampshire, Massachu

Brooklyn Heights.—Temp. 4 to 8 A.M. 58; 9, 59; || 87 ; 9, 74. Barometer 29.68 to 29.72. Scattered

10, 60; 11, 59; 12, 62; 1 P.M. 64; 2 to 4, 65; 5, clouds at sunrise, at 9 A.M. and 3 P.M, and cloudy at setts and Vermont. See ante. Pg. 689.

66; 6 and 7, 65 ; 8, 64; 9,63; 10 and 11, 623. Rain 9 P.M. Wind E. at sunrise and 9 A.M. and N.W. at There was an earthquake at Boston, on Tuesday, from 9 to 11 A.M.

at 3 and 9 P.M. Dew-Point 60 to 62. Clouds nimbus the 25th, accompanied with violent shocks, which

Flatbush, 7 A.M. 57; 3 P.M.,62; 7,62.

at 6 P.M. Lightning active at 9 P.M. were felt in all the neighboring towns. Great excite

Barometer 30.00. Wind N.E. all day. Rain in the ment exists on the subject.-By Tel. J. of C. Aug. 26.

Great freshet in Cape Fear River. One man killed forenoon, cloudy in the afternoon, 85-100 of an inch From the Boston papers of Tuesday evening. fell.

by lightning near Louisville, under a tree. At exactly three minutes before five o'clock this

MELANCHOLY OCCURRENEE.-During the thunder At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 63; 7, 64; 8, 684; 9, 70;

storm on Friday afternoon, three men from the Ken10, 72; 11, 75; 12, 761; 1 and 2 P.M. 77; 3, 78; morning, the shock of an earthquake was sensibly

tucky river, with a flat boat laden with wood, anchorfelt in all parts of our city, accompanied by a rumbling 4,77); 5 and 6, 75; 7, 704; 8, 69.1 ; 9 and 10, 68. sound resembling that caused by the passage of a train Foggy at sunrise, scattered clouds at noon and cloudy

ed their boat in the stream, and went ashore in a skiff.

They took shelter under a large tree on the bank of of railroad cars across a short bridge.

at sunset. Wind N.E. all day. 4 P.M. heavy thun

The first shock lasted several seconds, and in a few seconds was fol.

the river, about three miles above this city. Whilo der, wind S.W. 5 P.M. heavy rain.—47-100 of an

standing there, the lightning struck the tree, and in. lowed by another shock less violent and of less durainch fell.

stantly killed one of the men. tion. At Syracuse, at sunrise, 58 ; 9 A.M. 71; 3 P.M.

The other two ran a This shock seems to have extended in almost

few feet and fell, but soon partially recovered from tho 78 ; 9, 67. Barometer 29.60 to 29.68. Sky clear at every direction, and we hear of its having been felt || sunrise, 3 and 9 P.M. Wind N.W. all day. Dew

effect of the stroke. in almost every place within 50 or 60 miles of us. At

The electric fluid scorched the Jamaica Plains, a chimney was shaken down; in

log of one of them, who is now quite recovered from Point 50 to 52. Scattered clouds 9 A.M.

its effects, and affected the mind of the other with deWorcester the door bells of two houses were rung.

Thunder and hail at Milton, thunder and lightning

rangement. The name of the person killed was James In Braintree, Dedham, Concord, and various other at Beverly, North Salem, South Natick, telegraph

Shadrack. He a resided few miles below lock No. 2, places, we hear of its being felt.

struck by lightning at Westboro'. A smart shock, accompanied with much tremor and

on the Kentucky river. He was buried in the city

THUNDER STORM.-The thunder storm which vi. || a rumbling noise ten or fifteen minutes in duration, sited this city yesterday afternoon, was felt much more

burying ground on Saturday morning.-Louisville

Journal. was felt in Newburyport this morning, at precisely

severely in ihe country. We learn from Milton that five o'clock.

Saturday, August 29. it was attended with hail and a severe gust of wind, The ear:hquake was sensibly felt in Worcester, and in all the towns on the line of the rail which prostrated Indian corn, and stripped trees of Brooklyn Heights -Temp. 4 and 5 A.M. 70; 6,71; road. In Wilmington the shock was also severe

fruit. At Beverly, the church of Rev. Mr. Thayer || 7,72 ; 8,73; 9, 74; 10,76; 11,78; 12,79; 1 P.M. the houses were much shaken, and in some instances

was struck by lightning, and a number of the congre 794; 2, 80; 3, 81 ; 3 30,814; 4, 81; 5, 79); 6,79;. crockery ware was thrown from the shelves. A cor gation were prostrated by the shock, though none || 7,76; 8,75; 9,74. respondent, at Beverly, writes to us follows:

were seriously injured. The lightning struck a house Flatbush, 7 A.M. 70; 3 P.M. 70; 7,76. Barome

in North Salem, formerly owned by Mr. Spencer, and ter 30.00 to 30.100. Wind S. all day. Sky clear all Mr. Sleeper:-We had a heavy earthquake this

an unoccupied house in Bridge street, owned by Mr. day. morning at Beverly, about 5 o'clock. It was felt in

William C. Burton. We learn from Newton & Co., At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 64; 7, 65; 8, 72; 9, 73; every part of the town. My bed shook, and it

of the Worcester Express, that the lightning struck 10, 75; 11,77 ; 12,79 ; 1 P.M.804; 2 to 4, 81; 5,80; sounded as though a dozen railroad trains were pass

the wires and posts of the telegraph, about half a mile 6,78; 7, 71; 8, 704; 9, 68. Foggy at sunrise, scating over the root of my house.

this side of the depot in Westboro', shivering to atoms tered clouds at noon and clear at sunset. Wind N.E. Was IT AN EARTHQUAKE ?-At five minutes before some fifteen or twenty of the posts.

at sunrise and S.W. at noon. Lightning after sunset five this morning, a heavy noise and shaking was heard The barn of Mr. Joseph Colburn of South Natick, l' in N.E. 1-100 of an inch o 'rain fell in the night.

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At Syracuse, at sunrise, 67; 9 A.M. 81; 3 P.M. 89;

Friday, September 4. 9, 80. Barometer 29.54 to 29.62. Sky clear at sun

Brooklyn Heights--Temp. 4 to 6 A.M. 76; 7,771; rise and 9 A.M., scattered cloudsat 3 P.M. and cloudy

8,79 ; 9, 811; 10,83 , 11, 84; 12 to 2 P.M. 85; 2 at 3 P.M. Wind S.W. all day. Dew-point 60 to 62.

30, thunder and rain, 84; 2 40, heavy thunder clouds, Clouds cirro cumuli at 3 and cirrus at 9 P.M.

82 ; 3 and 4, 81 ; 5, 80 ; 6 and 7, 79; 8, 78; 9, 10, Thunder storm at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, the

773; 11, 77. captain knocked down on parade by the lighting ;

Flatbush, 7 A.M. 77 ; 3 P.M. 84; 7, 80. Barome. another at Havana, a house struck by lightning and ter 29.90. Wind S.w, in the morning; S. in the three persons killed.

afternoon. Sky clear in the morning, and cloudy in The mountain Gunang Maripa, Island of Jara was

the afternoon. convulsed this day before sunrise and the mountain

At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 70; 7, 72; 8, 76; 9, 77; top was heated to redness. On 2d day of September,

10,78 ; 11, 80; 12, 81; 1 P.M. 814; 2 and 3, 82; 1845, Mount Hecla, in Iceland, became terribly con

4, 81; 5, 80.; 6 and 7, 80; 8, 75; 9, 74; 10, 73, vulsed. See ante. pg. The Gunang Marripa

Foggy at sunrise, scattered clouds at noon and clear hae not been convulsed for 1000 years and the volca

at sunset. Wind S.W. at noon. Rain 014-100 of an noes of Iceland, had not been convulsed since 1786.

inch fell. Thursday, September 3.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 71; 9 A.M. 82; 3 P.M. Brooklyn Heights.—Temp. 5 A.M. 73; 6 30,74; 87; 9, 79. Barometer 29.32 to 29.38. Scattered 7. rain; 7,75:1 ; 8, 75; 9,77 ; 10,78; 11 and 12,83;

clouds all day, Wind S. all day. Dew-point 66 to IP.M. 814; 2, 85; 3, 86; 4, 834; 5,82; 6, 81: 7, 68. Clouds cirro stratus 9 A.M., cirro cumuli 3 P.M. 80; 8 and 9,78; 10,76. Rain at 30 minutes past 7

and nimbus at 6 P.M. Wind shifted W. 4. during A.M.

the storm and back S. 3, before it ended. Rain 63 Flatbush, 7 A.M. 74; 3 P.M. 83; 7,79.

P.M, to 74-10-100 of an inch fell. Barometer 29.90 to 29.95. Wind S.W. in the morn Thunder storm at St. Louis, Missouri, a man killed ing and S. in the afternoon. Sky cloudy in the inorn by lightning and a house torn to atoms. ing and clear in the afternoon.

Rain.-It has rained in Savannah, so far, every day At Saltville, at 6 A.M., 67 ; 7, 691; 8, 73; 9, 76; this month. On Wednesday it did not rain, but it 10,77); 11, 78 ; 12, 80; 1 and 2 P.M. 80$; 3, 81;

poured.-Savannah Repub. Friday Sept. 4, 4, 80.; 5,80; 6, 79 ; 7, 781; 3,74; 9,731 : 10,73.

Schr. J. P. Holt, from St. Mary's, Geo., has experiFoggy at sunrise and scattered clouds at noon and sunset. Wind N.E. at snnrise, S.W. at noon and N. E. at

enced tremendous weather on the passage. On the sunset. 7 P.M. lightning W. 8 same and thunder.

41h, lat. 34, 30, long. 74, encountered a gale from the 9 to 9 25, hard rain-32-100 of an inch fell.

W.N.W., shifted deck load. At Syracuse, at sanrise, 73; 9 A.M. 80; 3 P.M. DREADFUL CASUALTY.- A German, recently from 86; 9, 72. Barometer 29.40 to 29.50. Sky cloudy the Missouri river, was killed yesterday afternoon, by all day. Wind S.W. at sunrise, 9 A M. and 3 P.M., lightning, at the house of Mr. 0. Hoeff, corner of and S. at 9 P.M. Dew-point 67. Rained at intervals Randolph and Twelfth streets. The house was torn from 7 A.M. to 8.4 P.M. 1 85-100 of an inch fell. to atoms, but a lady and three children who were in Sharp lightning with thunder at 6 P.M.

the basement were uninjured. The Gerrian was in. House struck by lightning at Mayfield, Fulton stantaneously killed. We could not learn his name.county. Terrible storm at Madison, Indiana.

St. Louis Union, Sept. 5. KILLED BY LIGHTNING.-During the severe thunder Killed by LIGHTNING.–The Chickopee Telegraph shower of Thursday week, the wife of the Rev Mr.

of the 12th of September says:" During the shower Jackson, pastor of the Baptist church, in Wilion, Sa which occured last Friday afternoon, two large and ratoga co., was struck by lightning while standing in valuable yoke of cattle belonging to Mr. Aarun Belthe doorway and instantly killed Mr. J. is absent don, of this village, says the Amherst Express, were from home, and uninformed of the afflicted dispensa. killed in Southerland by lightning. The oxen were tion, none but Mrs. Jackson having been made ac yoked, and chained in separate yokes to two elms quainted with his destination. She has left a large standing about ten feet apart, the branches of wbich circle of relatives and friends to mourn her untimely

were somewhat intermingled. The four were killed death.- Journal of Com Sept. 12.

instantly by the same flash, and no mark of the lightTERRIBLE FLOOD AND Loss of PROPERTY.-A ter ning could be found upon either of the cattle, or their rible storm of rain occurred at Madison, Ind., on the yokes or chains, and only a very slight one upon a 3d of September. An extra from the Banner gives full small branch of one of the trees. Mr. Belden was particulars of this destructive calamity.

standing at the time, with a waggon and a pair of Crooked Creek, a very small stream running paral

horses, under another tree about twenty-five rode lel with the Ohio river, between the high hills in the

distant. During the same shower the lightning struck rear of the city, rose above its banks; and the “bot

in several places in this and neighboriug towns. tom,” or “commons," between the Michigan road

Saturday, September 5. and the high ground upon which the city is built, Brooklyn Heights—Temp. 5 A M. 76; 6, 77; 7, was soon converted into a lake or broad river. The 78 ; 8, 80; 9, 833; 10, 84; 11,85 ; 12, 87; 1 P.M. culvert under the railroad embankment, across the 87}: 2 to 4, 88 ; 5, 86; 6, 85; 7, 84; 8.83; 9, 82 ; hollow at the lower end of the city, was choked up 10, 80, Ligbtuing in the North at 9 P.M. with property, houses, &c. The waters dammed up Flatbush, 7 A.M. 77 ; 3 P.M. 80; 7, 81. to a greath depth, and there broke through the artificial Barometer 29.95 to 30.05. Wind S.W. all day. hill, producing a terrible flood. All the bridges acr088 Sky clear all day. Crooked Creek were swept off, and nearly all the pro At Saltville, at 6 A.M. 70; 7, 71; 8, 72; 9. 74; perty in the immediate vicinity of its banks was either 10, 76 ; 11, 78; 12, 79; 1 P. M., 79); 2 to 5, 80; entirely destroyed or greatly injured. Messrs. Jacob 6, 79; 7,74; 8 and 9, 72 ; 10,71. Foggy at sunrise Shuh, Whitney & Hendricks, and Mitchell &

and scattered clouds at noon and sunset. Wind 8.W. McNaughten are among the greatest sufferers. The at noon. 7 A.M. light sprinkle of rain. IP.M. thun. loss of property is estimated by some at $100,000, der S.W. 2 P.M. Thunder, cloudy. and by others at less. The worst remains to be told.

At Syracuse, at sunrise, 75; 9 A.M. 82; 3 P.M. It is certain that nine persons lost their lives by this

88; 9, 75. Barometer 29.44 to 29.64. Scattered flood, viz: Mr. Walker and child, drowned in “ Eagle

clonds all day. Wind S. at sunrise and 9 A.M. and Hollow ;" Mrs. Judge and two children, in “ Irish S.W. at 3 and 9 P.M. Dew.point 65 to 70. Clouds Hollow;" Mrs. Scott, (daughter of Mr. Cotton,)

cirro stratus at sunrise, shower 12 noon, light thunder swept off from the dwelling between Mulberry and

shower 61 to 7 P.M. 25-100 of an inch of rain fell. West streets: and three colored people-Charlotte, Edward and Israel. It is described as an awful and

Sunday, September 6. sublime spectacle. Houses, animals, fences, barrels, Brooklyn Heights.-Temp. 5 A.M. 77; 6, 78; 7, and all kinds of household furniture, came whirling | 79 ; 8, 80; 9, 81; 10, 834; 11, 854; 12, 86 ; 1, P. along as though they were mere bubbles, or feathers, M. 88: 2 and 3, 89; 4, 87 ; 5, 86; 6, 84; 7, 82; floating in the air.

8, 814; 9, 80; 10, 79 ; 11, 79; 12, 78. The Louisville Journal of Saturday says, the mail Flatbush, 7 A.M.79; 3 P.M. 87:7, 81. boat reports that fourteen lives were lost by the freshet Barometer 30.15. Wind S.W. all day, Sky clear at Madison, on Thursday. Eleven bodies have been all day. found. The amount of property destroyed had not

At Šaltville at 6 A.M. 68 ; 7,69 ; 8, 73; 9,76; 10, been fully uscertained.-- Jour. Com. Sept. 11.

79; 11 and 12, 80; 1 and 2 P.M. 809 ; 3, 81; 4 to 6,

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