no ailiilanee: foon after, feveral P¢°Pl¢ fllttjmpted to releafe him; but the more they endeavoured to raile him, the {tones aéiting as “fdges, he became the fafier, in- fomuch that he was obliged to re- main in that deplorable fituation, growing every moment more fen- Iible of his approaching dilfolu- tion, while numbers were crowding round hint. At l~li he alked for a little warm, which being brought, he drank it, when immediately his mouth contraéted, and ne foon after expired. The next day no remains were to be found out his fkUlI- a

A gentleman at Aberdeen has found out the folloivi-ng method of making yeaflz-J-Ie took a green oak, feven feet long, and about two inches diameter at the root; after liripping of? the bark, he caufed it to be twilied till the fibres feparated like threads: he then coiled it up, put it into a vefTel, pouring in as much frefn yeaii as covered it, and left it to foak for two days: he then took it out, and hung it up in an airy garret to dry for about three month's; after which he took it down, put it into a covered vefiiel, and poured in a few pints of wort, lukewarm; in eight hours the wort began to ferment, and in fixteen hours thereafter he found the vefiiel full of fine frefh barm fit for im- mediate ufe. The coil mul’: be

_hung up again to dry, after ufing

it as above, and it will retain its virtue many years.

There has been lately fent over from @ebec fome curious fpeci- mens of white iron ore difcovercd in that country.-This kind of mineral very much attracts the attention of the curious, as iron


ore is very feldom, or ever, found of that colour.

They write from Charles-town, that on Sunday, May Iii, the Ca-q tawba Indians had notice that a party of the Shawanefe, who have been long their enemies, had been feen near their town; on which they immediately raifed a party to go out againlt the enemy, with whom they came up next mornl; ing, and found them to be feven in number, and all afleep; the Catawbas immediately fired,_ and killed three on the fpot, and tool; three prifoners; one efcaped wounded, but has fince been found dead in the woods. Among the prifoners is the Indian who killed king Haggler; they were all de- livered to the families who have. had their relations killed byithé Shawanele, who put them to death in the inhuman barbarous ILQDHCI’ common to the Indian tiations. One of the prifoners was very young, and pleaded hard for his life, beg- ging them to confider his tender age, alluring them he was brought up by his brother againll his own inclinations, and that he had never. killed or hurt any body; but no- thing could prevail.

A letter from Philadelphia, dat-_ ed June 2, informs, that john Allen and jofeph, Shippernjunior, efqrs. commiliioners from that pro- vince, at the conferences lately held at Pitlburgh, with the Wef- tern Indians, under the direction of George Croghan, efquire, deputy agent for Indian affairs, are re- turned to Philadelphia; .and con- firms the account lately mentioned of a treaty of peace having been amicably lettled there with a very. numerous body of Indians of dif- ferent nations; and adds farther,