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The New York Census

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Tho scattering retaras of tho Statu oensiis already jeoeived indicóte that tbc population will reaob the figure of 5,000,000. At least one-third of this number are in tbo coalities of New York aud Kings, whose ropreseniation in the Legislatura wil] be uioreased to tenor eleven' Senators and ujryard of forty Asseniblytnen. All the cilies are expccted to show au Lacrease over the census of 1870. New York will return nearly a milliou and a qtiafter of people0 and lirooklyn about half a mülion. Buft'alo promises to show a population of 150,000. The rural districts proper will not make as good returns as live years ago, owing to the fact that the eities aro constontly (hawing people f rom tiie country fastcr than the natural Lnorease. Twrlve of the interior oounties, at least, will each lose a meöibei of Aasembly, and the area of Sonate districts of tho interior will QeceBsarüy bc augmented. Some of the eounties now having thrce Assemblymen will be redueéd to two. The enumerator's returns shonld all be in by tho 15th inst., but in some insfanoeB they will not be ready, and tho time will be extended. Oswegó has a popnlation of 22,280, B gain of 1,870 niñee 1S70. Troy lias n population of 49,5)32, i rain of 3,400 in live years. - Syraeuse (N. Y.) Journul. A YOUNc lady living just north of Versailles, Ripley county, Ind., reéently fonnd wlmt in afuppoaed to be a petrified Ik ad of an Indian. It woighs oight j pounds, is ei'ght inohes from tip of nnsi' i to back of head, tó six añil a half inChes froni the jawH tó the topoi' thehead, and two and a half inches froin moutli to eyft One-halfof the faoe looks very natural, but the otlirr has appáreutly been niashed while turning to ita presonf state of petriflciiti"!'.


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