Our sample editor assures us on his honor as a man, that the five bottles of various kids of the "ardent," sent in by SLAVIN, have eached been tested repeatedly, and he is satisfied the quality of the different brands is superior. We defer to his judgment always, in such matters.

Rocky Mountain News, (Denver, Colorado), July 6, 1861.

Note: Bernard Slavin was a liquor wholeseller and distiller, and "ardent spirits" were strong alcoholic liquors like gin and whiskey.