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these immortal triumphs." "For Pias IX.
it was a crowning day ; in spite of the po
litical storms that whirled bo black and so
theatcning about the towering Lend of the
Catholic world, never did a Pope see bright
er or happier days." It is a full meridian
remember the confession that Rome is at
present "intoxicated." At all events, we
appeal from Philip druuk to Philip sober.
But one thing is clear, that the whole Ro
man world confidently expects great things
as the consequence of the honor now put
manifestation," says he, speaking of the on Mary. The decree, wc are given to un-
asscmbly of prelates that met at Rome to j derstand, is to inaugerato an era of peace
Idi-cuss the matter, "of the supremacy of j and love among the nations; in short, a
&&On yesterday morning at 8 J o'clock,
a tire broke out in a building owned by J.
M'Kiuley, Esq., on Washington etrr-et,
siud occupied by Joseph Peoples. The
fire originated from the stove in the kitch
en; but by the vigilance of the fire com
panies, was extinguished without produ
cing disastrous consequences.
From the Edinburgh Witness, Dec. 20.
THE DECREE OF THE "IMMACU
the. spiritual order over the temporal, and
it is a happy circumstance, and every way
natural, that the Dec ision of honoring the
mother has served so well to illustrate the
triumphs of the Church of her Divine Son."
That "Divine Son" now occupies an inci
dental and subordinate place in the theolo-
I gy of the Romish Church. Whatever rc-
lutes to the "Son" is merely pieced in ep
isodically into the greater theology of Mary.
whole millennium of blessings. The world,
has been badly mauaged of late. Wars,
pestilences, earthquakes, and revolutions,
have been permitted to break in among
the sheep of the true fold, and have been
making sad havoc amongst them, while we.
heretics have been enjnying an immunity j
which we did not merit. All this comes, j
says tho Pope, of not giving Mary her due
place. Let us put the reins into her hand,
the deniwc of no less than 18 men and 27
Women who had attained the ape of 100
years and upward. , One, colored woman,
was said to bel4C; and another, an Indian
woman, 142 years of age. The oldest
white man was 107, and the oldest white
woman 121 years". Death has also, during
thu year, greatly thinned the diminished
ranks of the soldiers oof tho Revolution
no less than 86 having closed their earthly
career during the hist 12 months.
;Thc banks had out oi loan and discount Steut)enviUe' Church ' Directory.! " fi&ITlStf PERIODICALS "
oil the 14t January, 8"4, 90,010,012, 1 M. P. Church. Fifth mi, lietweeir Aljikct EARLY COPIES S)'KCU UKD.;
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Coming". Residence next duor to thu Church
On the 8th of December, St. Peter's at
Romo witnessed the end of a long and
memorable war. Who that knows aught
of Papal history knows not the bitter con
troversies which have so often engaged the
polemical talents of Councils, broken the
peace of convents, and stirred .the bile of
monks, on the subject of the Immaculate
Conception. That is now all over and
ended. The Dominican may beat his spear,
wherewith ho was wont to do battle for the
It reminds us of a pulpit, we recollect of l and all will go well. It is clear (such is j
seeing in the cathedral of Milan. The pul-1 the Pope's logic,) that He who created the
pit was of brass, running round a large; world has lot the control of it; hence
pillar, liko a gallery. "The history of our those escape who ought in fairness to be
For the True American.
An. The lonr. tlarry houn.
The tmrk is Waiting to-night, lore,
Far out on the treacherous sen ;
And the dawn of the morrow' light, love;
Shnll view me far distant from thee.
Then come and Rit down by my side, love,
And place thy fair hand in my own ;
And say how the hour will glide lore,
When thou shalt be left all alone ?
of 815,488,52"), and deposits of f 07,303,
398 ; that is 80,000,00'J less of loans, with
83,COO,000 more of specie, and $10,030,
000 more of depositee.
Bank bill circulation is Icing rapidlr
curtailed in all directions. The returns oft sT.if; "V":3"- ");-m"l.G ,n
(J i renoy .erui n i.iiun-ii, rou
the city banks snow a weekly fulling off.
' The returns of tho banks of Kentucky, In-
j diana, and other western States, show a J
! i i-:... (streets.
very large uiuiiuuuon oniouwuig io i Htrw, .lM.twn Adams and South.
I B'ni'h Wtwhinr.tnll finH Xnrlli dtfitB Putin
' VV P. Breed. Residence next door to the
Church. Service, 10.30 n. m. unit 3 p. m
tish Periodicals, viz : '
1. The LrrmloH Quarterly (Conwrv.) -.
2. The I'diuhuroh Rvritw (Whig.)
3. The Xorth JJrilid IltnW (F. C-)
4. Thf VntminttrrRrrievt (liiberal.)
6. lihchKO'-Vt EtL M-goimt (Tory.)
The present critical state of European
affairs will render these publications unu
sually interesting during too forthcoming
year. They will occupy a middle ground
,,p-j between thu li itily written news-items,
i cnide speculations, and flying rumors of
the daily Journal, and the pnndoroos Jnmo
perfect impeccability of Mary, into a cro
zicr, and lie down in loving reposo beside
his umquhilo bellicose brother the Franciscan.
Saviour," soys Addison, who also examined
it, "or rather of the blessed Virgin (for it
begins with her birth, and ends with her
coronation in heaven "that of our Saviour
coining in by way of episode,) is finely cut
in marble by Andrew Riffy." This would
have been a worthy pulpit from which to
proclaim the decrco of tho "Immaculate
There is one circumstance connected
with this affair, to which we accord the
fullest credence, albeit it has been trans
mitted to us through the "Vienna Tcle-
i rranh." namely, that when this decree
i O 1 ' - '
The dogma that Mary was conceived
without sin, and at no moment of her ex
istence was under the taint or dominion of
pravity, was promulgated under the dome
of St. Peter's on the day we have named.
So tho same year which has witnessed one
great war commenced, sees another great
war terminated. If the shores of the Black
.Sea are shaken with the sounds of battle,
pence, with her soft and silvery accents, is
ihcard in the aisles of St. Peter's. What
eo many Popes had feared to approach,
-what bo many Councils had left undeter
mined, what Trent discussed, but could
not decide, Pius IX. has definitely settled.
He has voted Mary divine honors, ando
the system of the Papacy stands perfect
and complete, and finds, after n progress of
thirteen centuries, its culminating point.
We were mistaken when, three months
ago, speaking of the then expected and now
promulgated decree, we hinted that very
probably this was an honor reserved for tho
Lateran. There would have been a fitness
in proclaiming Rome's last and greatest
dogma in a temple where so many memo
rable dogmas, transubstantiation among
the rest, had already been voted to be
true. But tho roof which was privileged
to hear the first accents announcing Mary's
apotheosis was not that of the Lateran, but
St. Peter's. The Pope has at present a
great many distinguished strangers on his
hands ; like a good bishop, he is bound to
use hospitality; the ride between the Va
tican and the Lateran is two f ull miles ;
the streets of Rome are none of the smooth
est ; the Via Sacra at this season gets
miry and deep, and the winds howl mourn
fully through the naked walls and arches
of the Coliseum ; and at such a distance,
;and through such difficult paths, the din
ner hour could not have been punctually
kept and the cooks in the "holy kitchen"
might have been ruffled by being obliged
to serve their dishes out of season, not to
speak of those who were to partake ; and
so, for very prudential and cogent reasons,
doubtless, a less distant hall than the "sto
ried" Lateran was found in which to dis
cuss and promulgate this great dogma,
even, says the Tablet, "tho purest and
greatest temple that "hands of man have
reared to the honor and the worship of tho
Almighty." Wo think the Pope might
havo done worse than decrco the temple
"immaculate" too. When infallibility
was at work defining questions touching
the holiness of persons and things, it would
have cost little more trouble to have found,
"for the greater glory of God," that St.
Peter's holds the same rank among tem
ples which Mary does among mortals. It
is true that a few things must needs be
forgotten in order to the implicit reception
of such a decree! 'This pile sprang from
the foul box af Tetzel. It is surrounded
by squalor and brawls, by beggary and
vice j its precincts are defiled by atoniina
tions of all kinds ; but it might have been
held, on that very account, a more suitable
type of tho immaculate purity despite her
-earthly origin of her to whose worship it
now solely devoted.
But to come to more important points ;
the Tablet says, that the day that witness
ed the proclamation of this decree was one
of the higAdays of their church ; indeed,
the very greatest day in the annals of Pa
pacy. There bavo been otherwry notable
days of late, he gives us to understand.
It was a great day "when her hierarchy
was rendered back to England and to
Holland, three centuries of heresy;"-
was a great day which saw "tho structure
of a regular Catholio Episcopate built up
in the United States of America," they
were two groat days when the regium pin
it was abolished in Austria, and the Gall
ican liberties were surrendered in France ,
but none of these could compare in glory
-to that of tho "Immaculate Conception."
"The 8th of December," 6ays. the faWrf,
whose words sink under the weight of
what they announce, "the 8th of Decora
licr, in the year of grace 1854, was the
jterfect illustration and the crown of al
w.os nnssed. "Rome was intoxicated." We
havo high authority for the fact that Rome
is drunken. A seer saw her in that state
long ago ; nnd we have seen no indications
of late that she has grown sober. It is the
property of a drunken man to be filled with
fantastic joy from a very inordate cause ;
and we ate to set down to the delirium un
der which Rome at present labors, all the
extraordinary thing.) which have been said
and written on this occasion. The TaLkt,
which seems just as giddy as the rest, says,
for instance, "In the presence of cardinals,
archbishops, bishops and priests come to
gether, with hearts on fire, from every
part of the orLi terrarum on which the
sun shines, a sovereign Pontiff one of the
most glorious that has ever filled the see of
Peter with his pious people about him in
tears" (as close about him ns French bay
onets would permit, and grieved that they
could not get closer, although here the
Tablet is discreetly silent) "and the eyes
of two hundred and fifty millions of united
believers turned on him, and, as our Cath
olio readers may well believe, the whole
court of heaven smiling down upon him,
proclaimed a dosma that will livo in tho
faith and in the affections of Christ's chil
dren on earth till doomsday, the dogma
that Mary, the Mother of God, was never
for an instant in any way under the do
minion of sin or Satan. That dav, we are
told, Rome was filled with joy. Wc know
it. That day has gladdened the universe."
Indeed, the whole Roman world appears to
have been seized with nn epidemic madness
on the occasion, and bishops and all write
in the samo delirious vein. The bishop of
Marseilles says, that on that day "some
thing will take place that will sound from
tho heights of heaven to the depths of hell."
The bishop of Rhodes believes that Pius
IX., in declaring this dogma, "will effect a
remarkable weakening in the empire of sin
and death." And the bishop of La Roch
elle, in addressing the Pontiff, says, "in
their ardent devotion to Mary, a multitude
of pious souls are awaiting thy judgment,
punished, nnd those are miserably afflctcd j
who are the only good people the world j
contains ; but now that Mary is on the !
throne, all these errors will be rectified, j
The Bishop of Nantz says, that " on the j
day of the proclamation mercy will take !
the place of justice, ineffable sweetness
will succeed to the present sorrows, and
all these good things will be the more
previous, that they pass to us through the
ma ternal hands of Mary.' ' " It is expected,"
says the Bishop of Rodes, " that wars com
menced on all sides will cease ; that con
spiracies and plots will be dispersed ; that
contagious diseases, everywhere appearing,
will disappear ; that harvests withered up
in so calamitous and inexplicable a manner
will prosper; the earth will render her new i
and hitherto unknown homage, and she i
will pay her debt to the world in a way
worthy of herself. Nor will this be the
first benefit tho Virgin will have conferred
of late on the Roman world. Did she not
deliver the Pope, when other help he prayed
for in vain ? Did not Pius IX., in 1849,
in his reply to tho bishops assembled at
Imola, to feliciate on his restoration, praise
them for having taken care, above all, to
acknowledge that that event had been due
to the protection of ' the Virgin!" from
which we can only infer, that God might
probably, but for Mary, have left the Pope
at Gaeta and Mazzini at Rome. ' And this
too, explains "the tears of his pious people,'
of which the TaUd speaks. Yes ! when
they heard Mary's divinity proclaimed,
they recollected that it was to Mary they
owed Pius; and, oh! how iervently, but
for these nasty French bayonets, would
they have hugged the dear old man I
" You might steal God from them with-
ny millions within the year.
This accounts in part for the large ab
sorption of gold coin ; but the contraction
of business has had a still greater influence
in producing it.
There are rumors abroad that some diffi
culties have occurred with regard to the
J Sault St. Mary Canal, of Michigan, con
j structing by an Albany company of capi
talists. We have been informed that the i
! . . . . I
canal cannot be finished within the time i
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Oh, say, shnll the space intervening
Between thy fond bosom nnd mine,
Make union of Roul lose its mcAning?
Part the wreathe which nffectinnt entwined,
Will the bloom of the summer around us !
This light that illumines the heart ; i
And those bright, beaming hopes, that have. ! prescribed by the contract with the gene
boimd us j ral government, who was to receive the
Alike with my presence depart? j roati' fished, in exchange for 7f)0,000
.,-,,,, , ; acres of land around the falls.
And, Oh, shallthy smile shed its ray, lovn, '
The beautifultones of thy, voice; j W e learn that Mr. Philip Burroughs,
Those eyes that hnve been at my day, love, j counsellor-at-law, nnd n large speculator in
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Make the henrt of another rejoice ?
Or sny wilt thou ever be true, love,
Will affection go forth from thy soul,
And formed as an nngel pursue, love,
My footsteps wherever 1 stroll.
When yon hear the loud voice of the blast, love
And the storm sprendR its wings on the air ;
Wilt thou pray that the breakers be past, love,
The breezes more gentle and fair?
Oh, say, wilt thou long for the dny, love,
When our sad separation is o'er ?
And the bark in its beauty shall lay, love,
Safely moor'd by our own native shore?
Tis enough ; in that fond look I see, love,
In stars that bedew thy flowret eyes,
An answer for dearer to me, love,
Than language can ever comprise I
Let thy tears flow nolongor one kiss, love
Another God bless you at sea.
When I look nt the stars, 'twill be bliss, love,
To think' on my God and on theel
Jauuarv, 1855. FRANCKE.
to say with Simeon, 'Farewell to the world,'
and to bless thec, most holy father, in
singing the song of the swan. Our eyes
have seen the light bursting forth for tho
instruction of the rations and the glory of
the people." Another speaks of it as
"creat ing unbounded joy in heaven." We
dare say it will be news there. There is
no answering for the freaks that may get
into the head of drunken men. Their talk
is often very wild ; and projects and pur
poses are avowed which are at once aban
doned as impracticable whenever the
fumes have subsided. Were Romo per
fectly sober at thisioment, wo Bhould say
that she intends signalizing the promulga
tion of her dogma by some raid or out
break, after the manner of past times ; but
as it is, wc are inclined to put no severer
interpretation upon the following threat
like hints than wo would put on those
which men will drop in their cups. The
Bishop of St Claudo says, "this decision
is necessarily attached to the providential
and merciful designs for the world. It is
the commencement of events which will
form ono of the greatest pages in the histo
ry of religion anfl humanity." "It will be
great joy," says the Bishop of Marseilles,
"for the Church triumphant, an abundant
blessing for tho Church roillitant, and a
de'p confution for hell.'' The Bishop of
Rhodes speaks of the decree as "tho com
mencement of a tew era of regeneration
and sanctification in Christian States."
We all know what the tanctif ration of
States means, and the instruments with
which Rome usually conducts such pro
cesses. Add to these the words of the
Bishop of Marseilles, already quoted, that
onthot day "something will take place
that would lound from the heights of heav
en to the depths of hell.'.' But we would
not lay greater stress on these dark sayings
than they merit We are not sure that
those that utter them know their own
meaning) andwe are disposed to allow
coneidcrablt latitude of opewh, when we
out their knowing it," said one in speak
ing of Romanism. Blot out the name of
God from some Latin prayers, where it still
remains, and would any void or alteration
ensue in the worship of the Roman Church ?
We do not say that this decree formally
enacts that there is no God ;' but we main
tain that its effect is to obliterate God from
the minds and beliefs of the people of the
Roman Church. The decree bids them
not to pray to God, nor look for any bles
sing from God, nor cherish any love to
God, nor even think of God. It is wc
strongly suspect, the filling up of the cup,
for it is the last truth of the Bible left
standing now blotted out. It is not the
manner of that Church to deny truth in
the way of leaving its place a blank , but
to deny it in the way of displacing it by
the antipodial error. In this way has
she gone the whole round of revelation, ex
tinguishing one light after another; and
now all is dark, darkness that may be
felt. She denied the atonement by sub
stiuting the sacrifice of the mass j she de
nied the existence and angency of the Spirit
by substituting tho sacrament ; she denied
Holy Scripture by substituting tradition.
There remained only the belief in a God;
and now the Church of Rome has blotted
out that last truth by a decree which fixes
her, in tho feelings and beliefs of the mem
bers of that Church, as the supremo and
only God. However divergent their cour
ses and diverse their forms, all error has a
common point of meeting : and thus the
Infidelity of Voltaire and the superstition
of the Popes have found at length their
culminating point in Atheism. " There is
no God." said the French Convention,
when they celebrated the apotheosis of a
female in Notre Dame ; and Pius XI. and
his bishops re-echo the cry from beyond
tho Alps, in the apotheosis of Mary in St.
Peter's, "There is no God."
The New York Evening Post of the lth
inst, says :
The demand for money continues active
though not to the extent of the increased
supply. Money rates are easy at 9 to 1 2
per cent for good securities, and 7 per ceut,
on call. '
The demand for foreign exchange has
somewhat improved, aud sterling exchange
is now quoted at 107 3-4 a 108 1-4, but
tho best bills can be bought at 108. Fraucs
arc easy at 5.18 3-4 a 5.25. Bills on Am
sterdam, 40 3-4 a 41 ; on Frankfort, 41
1-2 a 41 5-8; on Bremen, 77 3-4 a 78,
and Hamburg SG a 30 7-8.
Importers are buying exchange with a j
little more freedom ; and will do so to a
greater extotit as the money market becomes :
Stocks have declined to-day, owing to a
reaction from the recent heavy advance,
which induced many to realize;
The principal decline has been in Illinois
Central Railroad bonds, which fell 3 per
cent., with sak of $34,000. New York
Central Railroad stock fell one per cent,
while tho bonds rose 1-2, Hudson River
stock receded 1 ; Nicaragua 34 ; Erie S-4;
Canton 1-2 ; Cumberland Coal 3-4 ; Erie
bonds of 1882, 34 and Eric incomes 1-8.
Reading stock advanced 3-8 ; Michigan
Central 1, and Virginia state sixes 1-8 with
ales of $29,000. The market for all
stocks not considered speculative is gather
ing strength daily.
The difficulties between Messrs Page & Ba
con of St. Louis, and Messrs. Duncan, Shcr
man Co., form a general topic of discus
sion. It is stated that .Messrs. Duncan &
Co. failed to comply with their agreement
while it is alleged, per contra, that the
agreement was formed on a basis which
was altogether changed from circumstan
ces growing out of the failure of Messrs.
Belehcr, Brothers & Co. of St. Louis; which
chance of basis rendered the agreement void.
It will be seen from our telegraphic re
port that the failure of the St. Louis house
of Page & Bacon, has led to further fail
ures at New Orleans.
The following is a statement of the busi
ness at the Clearing House for tho week
ending 15th inst.
Exchanges for week ending Jan. 8. $86,206,957
. " 15,100,131,310
i real estate, made an assignment of all his
property to Mr. Henry Hilton, of No. 82
Broadway, on Friday evening last, and on
Saturday left for Havre in the steamer, to
join his family in France. He promised
to give Mr. Hilton a statement of his of-!
fairs before he left, but omitted to do so ; ;
but a statement is expected from him af
ter his arrival in Europe. Mr. Hilton was
! the attorney employed by Mr. Van Rons
I selaer in a suit against Mr. Burroughs,
and as such was selected as the assignee.
Mr. Hilton does not anticipate that his cli
ent, Mr. Van Rensselaer, will sustain any
' loss eventually. Gen. Talmadge's claim
' has becti already settled.
Continued Loss oe Gold by the
Bank op France. The Paris Moniteur
publishes the monthly debtor and creditor
account of the Bank of France, as mado up
to the 14th December, 1854. The returns
show cash in hand to the amount of Francs
405,071.024 04c, or about 81,000,000
dollars. The rapid drain of bullion indi
cated by the two preceding returns has con
tinued with increased inteusity. The fall
ing off on this cccasion being 8,500,000
of our currency. Within the last quarter,
the total taken from tho establishment has
been 20,500,000. The withdrawal of
specie has given a further stimulus to the
demand for discount, and the bills held ex
hibit an augmentation of $0 350,000.
'fair. American Ofuce,
January 25, 1855. J
Flour By Wagon load 8,00(Tr8,50
per cwt 4.2t(ri4,50
Corn Meal 7jtM
Grain Wheat, red 1,75 white, l.Hfl
Corn. . . 55 fft tiO
White Beans bush. 1,25(3:1.50
Potatoes Nexhaunocks. . . bush. 75?i87
Reds J bush. CH(tf"5
Butter Frcsl .2(1(,25
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'Bo'jk of tho
Statistics of the Past Year. The
papers in various directions, are filled with
statistics of tho past year, giving tho re
markable events, accidents, incidents, fires,
&c, throughout the country. . The entire
loss from fires throughout tho U. States,
for tho year, is estimated at about ?25,-
000,000. There were also 83 fires in which
loss of life ensued, the number of victims
Tho number of railroad accidents was
193, killing 106 persons and wounding
589. In 1853 thero wcro only 138 timi
lar accidents, but attended with the loss of
254 lives, besides 469 wounded.
Tho steamboat accidents ot ttio year
havo alarmingly increased tho total num
ber reaching 46, with tho loss of 587 souls
and 255 wounded, against 31 accidents,
390 killed and 149 wounded in 1853.
Crime, too, of every grade, foot up a
fearful catalogue.. There were 682 mur
ders and 48 executions during the year.
. The list of mortality for the year include
Balances for week ending Jan. 8. . . .$3,987,575
The weekly bank statement, published
below shows an increase of $1,891,562 in
the amount of specie held by the banks
since tho week previous, making a total of
$15,488,562. This is a larger amount
than was held by these institutions at any
period last year, when their coffers were
swollen by the Mexican indemmity money.
The line of loans and discounts has also
been increased $1,731,875, making a total
of $83,976,081; which is much lower
than is warranted by the condition of the
banks, as they have been accustomed to
regulate their movements. A steady and
regular expansion of loans and discounts
is certain, as the banks, with a view to di
vidends, will use the money they hold.
Tho revival of export of gold is not like
ly to tako place beforo June, and in tho
mean while our Tory reliable scmn-month
ly supply of gold from California must con'
tinue to add regularly to the accumulation
of specie here. - ' ' : )
Bcffalo, Jan. 23. The laborers on the
Buffalo, Brantfurd and Goodrich Railroad
are still iu possession of the track at Cay
uga, Canada West. They are fully armed
and number about 150. Yesterday, the
Directors with 50 men took the train at
Brantford and came through to Fort Erie,
being unable to clear the track. The di
rectors and company were unarmed, and
were obliged to beg permission to return
to Brantford- The sheriffs of the counties
I. TT 1 1 1 t . Ml . I uiv. I imiinuil lui uyt:ainum
of Niagara, llaldcman and Lvant will take t0 prove worthy of iu eontinun
or i j cents for each number. i uiiu uucjy leturciiau-u
Sold by M'Dowell ,t Co.. Steubenvill nnd uoon the market.
by the Booksellers in nil the cities of the 7 '
Union. Jan. 25, 1855. i WANTED.
VIRTUE, EMMINS A. CO., A NUMBER of enterprising AGENTS,
25, John Street, New-York. i- to sell either by subscription or at night.
! "Couch's U. S. Gazatekr," a hiirhly valuable
and popular work ; which has given general
satisfaction wherrer circulated, nnd i an in
dispensable appendage to every uian'g Libraty.
Men of experience in this business, may find
a profitable employment, as a liberal commis
sion will be, allowed. For further particular
address W. F. McMASTERS. Local Ag't.
Jan. IS, 1855. Stenbenvill Ohio.
TVOriCE is hereby given that on the
23d dRy of January 1855, at the instance of
Abram T. Markle, plaintiff, an order of attach
ment was issued by James Robertson, a Justice
of the Peace, within and for Jefferson County
Ohio, against the goods, chatties, stocks, or inter
ests on stocks rights moneys audits rd effects
of Sain'l. Thompson defendant fur the BiimoflO
75. Jan. 25, 1855. ABRAM T. Mi RKLE.
New Meat Shop.
rFHE UNDERSIGNED has opened a
New Meat Shop, in Washington Hall Build
ings, nearly opposite the upper end of the Mar-
JAMES O'XFAL. r,F.OnCE 0'XF..U.
J. & G. O'NEAL,
(BnccessoTS to Alexander Doyle,)
zfiZZs FORWARDING Jt COM
MISSION MERCHANTS Steamboat AitenU,
Warehouse corner of Market and Water trcets .
ket House, where he will keep constantly in Wharf boat at Market atrect Landing,
store a general assortment of Meats, Beef, Lamb, Jammn 1 lS.VV
Veal, Pork, Sausage, Lard, etc. Prices moder-! '1 7 rrr.,7" "
ate. Thankful for 20 years patron-U'e. he hooes! WASHINGTON HAIL.
50 British soldiers to-morrow, aud pn
ceed to the scene, when the road is expect
ed to be opened and the laborers paid off
and discharged. After this, no farther
trouble is apprehended. The examination
of the man who killed AVcimper, with 13
prisoners, was fuiisbcd to-day at Fort Eric,
lie has been held for wilful murder, and
the others as accessories.
The storm lasted 48 hours, and abated
this afternoon. The snow averages 2 feet
Chicago, Jan. 22. The fine steamboat
Garden City, formerly running in the
Illinois River, was burned to the water's
edge, on Sunday morning, near tho mouth
of Arkansas River. Tho Garden City left
St. Louis on tho 10th. for New Orleans,
with a cargo of flotr, oats and lard. She
caught fire below Napoleon. Her passen
gers and crew all got ashore with their
baggage. Her cargo is a total lofs.
"Wheeling, Jan. 22. At the charter
election to-day, the American party elect
ed all the gcucral officers, without exception.
Thankful for 20 years patronage, he hopes
ove worthy of its continuance.
Farmers havinir any description of Fatted
Stock will be paid the highest market price, by
calling at my store oppositctho upper end of the
Market House. Jan. 25, 1&5.
Pittsburgh, Jan. 25, noon.'
feet. Weather clear and cold.
DIED. On Friday, tho 19th inst., at
10 o'clock, P. M., at his residence in this
city, Mr. Ambboke Shaw, after a long
and painful illness.
Mr. Shaw was amongst our oldest and
most respectable citizens, and had long
been an exemplary member of tho M. E.
i Court of Common
r i icus ui aim i or
JJcffcrsou co., O.
Petition for Divorce
Tho State of Ohio, ) S?"
T.ir x- ... -He:
John L. Blackburn
WHE Defendant will take notice that the
Plaintiff will take the depositions of sundry
witnesses, to be read in evidence on the trial of
said ca'ise, before competent authority, at the
Post office, in the town of Moundsville, in Ohio
county, State of Virginia, on Friday, the 16th
day of February, a. . 1855, between the hours
of 10 o'clock a. m. and 4 o'clock v. x. of wid
day; to be continued from day to day, betweto
the tame nonrs, until they are completed.
Jin. 25, 1855. Attorney Jrt rtitntif.
TVTOTICE is hereby given that there will
be a petition presented to the Commision,
ersof Jefferson County at their March session
18D3 praying rortlie removal or the County Road
that runs through John M'Cullnugh's lands, ad-
If ARKET STREET, Steubenvillc, O.
fcTi WM. JONES, (formerly of Wellsville.)
rjprh'tiir Jan. 1.IS55.
n. M. KTANTO.V. O. W. M'COOK.
STANTON & M'COOX,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Steubenvillc,
x' Ohio. Office on Third street, between
Market and Washington. Jan. I, '55.
William D. Sherrowr Barber
WTOFLD inform his friends nnd the
pu.'ii,-, I itfkt. nn n itouT u It all UUH'n, i Ojlu-
joining Thntmu White , commencing at the n.nl" excepieu,; ro wan on nis customers in nn
forks of tho road running along thelino of llno- ,oniunaorine1HeciianiC8 HVingruna,
Thomas White's to tho end of Robert Graham's Market st., Steubeiiville, O. Jan. 1 , '55.
lane, then along the line of Robert Graham's to 1
intersect the road at Martha Scott's line.
Jan. 251855. JOHN M'CULL,CUUH.
DR. LOUIS SELLS,
AFFIOK Mardct Street, between Third
v and Fourth streets, Steubenville, Ohio.
January 11, 1S55.
TY order of tho Probate Court, on Sat
ttrday, the 17th day of February, 1855, at
2 o'clock r. m, of said dav, at the door of the
Court House, in Steubenville, Jefferson county,
Ohio, will be sold to the highest bidder, the
following valuable, real estate, to wit: The
north part of lot No. 7, in Dike it Wilson'a ad
dition to the Town of Steubenville; beginning
for the same at tho North-east corutT of aaid lot,
running thence South with 4th street, thirty
feet, thence West and parallel With the North
bouudary of said lot, to the alley, thence North
with tho alley thirty feet, to the North-west
corner of said lot, ther.ee East, with the Aorth
boundary of said lot to the place of beginning.
Terms or Saii: One third cash in hand;
one third in one year, and the residue in two
years from the dny of sale, with interest on the
defered payments, to be secured by mortgage
on the premises. GEORGE W. MYERS,
Adm'r of the state of Sam'l M vera dee'd.
Jan. 16, 1855, 4t.
CHARLKS f. THACnER. ROBKUT . WoDBSOF.
THACHEE & W0DDR.0P,
WHOLESALE HOOT. SHOE AND
" " 1RUNK WAREHOUSE, No. 95 Markot
street, up stairs; between Second and Third
streets, upper side, (over Miller A Lyon,) and
No. 24 Church Alley, Philadelphia.
Sanuary 1, 1855.
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Steubenville,
Ohio. Refers :o Hon. Wilson Shannon,
Hon. Wm. Eennon, sr., Hon. Benj. S. Cowan,
and Hon. T. L. Jewctt. Office on Market st.
below Third street. Jan. 155.
s. COUESEY, 7
"OARBER and fashionable hair dresser.
Raxors set, and all kinds of Surgical in
struments put in good order. Corner of 3d
and Washington streets, Steubenville, Ohio.
Jan. 1, 1855.
& J. SCOTT have receivod an extra
large ud beautiful ttobk. of Trimmingi.
O. 4 J. SOOTT.
Washington Hall Building.
Jan, Ij 1855.
SAMUEL SMITH, Barber and Hair Trimmer,
ITAVINtJ recently taken rooms at the
V. S. House, Steubenville, will always bo
on hand to wait on customers, in the most po
lite manner, nnd desires a liberal share nf pat
ronage. Jan. 1,1855.
OYSTER AND CONFECTIONERY
" SALOON, Wu. 1'ATrr.RRo.v, Proprietor, op
posite Citizens' Bauk. Third street, Steubenville,
Ohio. Ovstors at wholesale. Also, Tovs and
Notions. " Jan. 1, 1855.
DE. 8. ROTHACKER,
fFFICE South Fourth St., rear (
"Dry Good Store, Steubenville, O. Jsi
Ribbons ! Ribbons ! !
'P'HE largest and most magnificent stock
of Bonnet Ribbons ever brought to Steu
benville, just opened for the inspection of tho
Ladles. G. J. SOOTT,
Jan. 1, 1855, Fancy an 1 Trimming Store.
Per Adams' ft Co's Express.
rj. & J. SCOTT have just received
by Adams' A Co's Express, a new assort
ment of those desirable Plaids, which they will
tell at exceedingly low prices. Ckll at Scott's
Fancy and Trimming Stcre, Washington Hall
meildings. January 1, 1855
just opened at
i-a n j. .1 roTTa
1 LARGE stook of beautiful Mcrinoes
Jan. 1, 1855.
E. T. TAPPAN
ATTORNEY-"AT LAW Steubenvillc,
x- Obiei. Office on Fourth Street, south o
Markot, opposite Norton Hotel. Jan.
ST00DEY 4 ELLIOTT,
ATTORNEYS' AT LAW, Stcubc'nvill
Ohio. Office corner of Market and Fourth
atrefits, second Htofy. . Jan. l,'185i.
J. ALLEN,. . '
fEALER IN DRY GOODS, SHOES,
and CARPETS, Third street, adjoining
Court House, Stcubonville, Jan. 1,55.
. J. C. CABLE, M. D.
YF FICE at his residence, on Fourth, be-
tween Market and Washington trottt
gtubenville. . Jan.,1, 55.
UNITED STATES HOWE,
1 W. EARL, Proprietor, corner Mar-
ket and High atrecU, Bear tta River, Situ
bvilbJ Obit. i- &.- ?? i Jn. 1, '55.