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Interesting Ancient Relic

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-In 1834,a rehile o.ik tree was eut itj the towü of Lyotis, Wayuo counfy, New York, mcasurinfc 4 1-2 íeci in diameler. ín ihe body oí, tie tree, nboul 3 1-2 (eet (rom ihe ground, ,s íbuncl a lo rgs nncl deep cutting liy ;m a#e, severing ilie heart of ilie tree, anrl xltibiling witíi perfecl ilisiinelne.-s iho marks oí' the sixe at f he present urne. The whole cavity (luis cíealed hy tile oriuin;l ciitling was Ibund to l)e enrasad by 400 ycars growlli of lije w.od - i. . it was conccaled beneath 4G0 Inyers, vyllicii had ,rown ovor t. Conrquontly the originfl cutting must have lieen in I he i lie car 1374, or 118 yeors bolbre (he dis-cov-firy of America by Culumbus.-