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HABTFOBD, OHIO COUNTY, KENTUCKY,
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Job work of every description done with
neatness and di;p&tcE,at city prices. Wo bave
a full line of job types, and solicit the patronage
of the business community.
Tie pottage on mry copy of Tbe Herald i'
prepaid at thi office
Our term of -mltcriplion are $2 00 per year,
invariably in advance
Should the paper lu-pind publication, from
any eaute, during the year, toe trill refund the
money due on lulKriplion, or furnith lultcri
ben for tie unexpired term tcilh any paper of tie
mm price they may telect.
AdeertiittAent of butintu men are eolicited;
oxcept thoe of ealoou ieeper and dealer in t'n
toxicating liquor, uiich tee will not admit to our
column under any tircumttancet.
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lication mutt be addrened to lie Editor.
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tcort mutt be addrened to tie Publithcr:
The Hieild Printing company contiitt of
Waltace Gecellz, Editor, Jxo. P. Bakkett
Jlutinet Manager, andJonit L. Cask, foreman
of Neupaper and job Office.
The np train, for Louisrille, arrives at
Bearer Dam Station, at 10:10 A. Jt. Arrives at
Louisville, at 4:30 p. if.
The down train, for Padneh, -arrives' at
Beaver Dam Station, at 2:30 p. u. Arrives at
Padoeab, at 8:50 p. M.
Hartford it connected with the railroad at
Bealer Dam by stage lino twice a day.
Hon. James Stuart, Judge, of Owensboro.
Hon. Jos. Haycraft, Attorney, Elitabelhtown.
A. L. Morten, Clerk, Hartford.
V. R. Marrell, Master Commissioner, Hartford.
T. J. Smith, Sheriff, Hartford.
E. L. Wise, Jailer, Hartford.
Court begins on the second Mondays in May
and November, and c6ntinaes four weeks each
Bon. W. P. Gregory, Judge, Hartford.
Capt. Earn. K. Cox, Clerk, Hartford.
J. P. Sanderfer, Attorney, Hartford.
Court begins on the first Monday in every
Begins on the fourth Monday in January, and
third Mondays in April, July and Octobtr.
COURT OF CLAIMS.
Begins on the first Mondays in October and
OTHER COUNTY OFFICERS.
J. J. Leach, Assessor, Cromwell.
G. Smith Fitihugh, Surveyor, Sulphur Springs.
Thos. H. Boswell, Coroner, Sulphur Springs.
W. L. Rowe, School Commissioner, Hartford.
Caney District, So. 1. P. II. Alford, Justice,
held March 5, June 17, ScnlemW 4, December
18. John D. Miller, Justice, held March IS,
June 4, September 28, December 4.
Cool Springs District, No. 2.--S. A. Daren
.portTJustice, held March 3, June IS, Septem
ter 2, December IS. Samuel Sbull, Justice,
Tield March 15, June 2, September 10, Decem
Centreville District, No. 3. IV. I. Rowe,
Justice, held March 31, June 14, September30(
December 15. Henry Tineley, Justice, held
March IS, June 2S, September 15, December,
Bell's Store District, No. 4. Benj. Newton,
Justice, March 11, June 23, September 11, De
cember 27. W. P. Ewell, Justice, March 21,
June 10, September 25, December 11.
Fordrrillo District, No. 5. C. AV. R. Cobb.
Justice, March 8, Juno 19, September 8, Decern
ber 22. S. G. Smith, Justioe, March 20, June
7, September 22, December 8 .
Ellis District, No. . C. S. McEIroy,- March
9, June 21, September 9, December 23. H. J,
Hunter, Justice, March 22, June 8, September
23, December 9.
Hartford District, No. 7. Frank Cooper
Justue, March 13, Juno 25, September 14, Do
oemb-r 29. A. B. Bennett, Justice, March 25
June II, September 27, December 13.
Cromwell District, No. 8. W. C. Rogers,
Justice, March 21, Juno 10, September 29, De
cember 17. R. S. Hodges, Justice, March 17,
June 30, September 17, December 31.
Hartford District, No. 9. J. Warren Barnett
Justice, March 12, June 21, September 13, De
cember 28. W. T. Ricketts, Justice, March 26,
June 12, September 23, December 14.
Sulphur Springi District, No. 10. A. T.
Hines, Justice, March IS, June 5, September 21,
December 1. Jno. A. Bennett, Justice, March
C, June 18, September 7, December 21,
BarUett District, No. II. Q. S. Hamilton,
Justice, March 10, June 22, September 10, De
cember 21. James L. Miller, Justice, March
23, June 9, September 24, December 10.
Hartford I. H. Lace, Judge, second Mon
days In January, April, July and October.
WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 20, 1875.
JNO. P. BARRETT, Local Editor,
Malcolm Mclntyre, A. B. , announces in
to-day's paper bis new session and terms.
Mr. Mclntyre has won a deservedly popu
lar rcptuation aa an industrious and pains
taking educator. He is too well known
in this community to require editorial en
dorsement from us as a thorough gentle-
man in all the walks of life, and an
kelson Midkiff, of color, living near
Elm Lick Station, in this county, was
KUKiuzea about a month ago, and so
badly beaten that he has been in bed
ever since. The knklux were not ex-reb
els or White Leaguers this time, but men
and women of his own sable hue. The
famous colored, Dr. George Brown, of
"bug" notoriety, helped to tie him for the
whipping, we understand.
Geo. W. Buncer, Deputy Sherifl
brought Wm. H. Foreman to town, on
Saturday last, under a bench warrant
from the Ohio Circuit Court, which was
issued on an indictment found at the last
termvof said court, charging him with
Enticing and carrying away the wife of
another.'' His bail had been fixed at five
hundred dollars, and, failing to give the
came, he was lodged in jail, but gave the
bond on Monday, and was discharged
Death of a Waif.
About a month ago a poor widow wo
man named Hewitt died in Daviess coun
ty, and on ber death-bed requested her
little fatherless eon, Jimmy, to come to
Hartford, where she was satisfied that
there were charitable people who would
give him a home. The little fellow, only
ten years of age, walked all the way ,to
this place, and told his plaintive story.
Our kincMiearted young friends, Elijah'
Wlliams and brothers, were wooed to
compassion for the little waif, and sent
him out to their father's, Jerry Williams,
Esq. This was about two weeks ago.
Here he Found second parents tn the good
couple, whose hearts soon learned to love
the sprightly little unfortunate. Poor
Jimmy, however was not long destined to
enjoy the kind home Providence had put
in his way. A few days ago he wad at
tacked by pneumonia, and last Saturday
evening breathed his last.
Last night the advance guard of the
loafing brigade invaded our office and took
possession. They not only occupied space
that could have been better filled, but
were too infernally lazy to keep up the
fire. A loafer is one of those objects to
which distance lends enchantment, and
the greater the distance between him and
us the prettier he looks To us. "JfOw-wc
bave no use under heaven for loafers.
We don't want them about us.
We won't have them about us. We dis
like to hurt their feelings. We would
hate to b inhospitable enough to order
tbenijout of the office. Therefore we hope
all of the genus will take this as a gentle
hint, a kind and loving invitation, to here
after keep away frow TnE Herald office,
and thus rave us from the painful neces
sity of requesting them to vamose le ranch.
For hats and caps, shoes and boots,
At prices, too, that elways suits;
For pantaloons, and eoat, and vest,
In stylo and quality the best;
.For underwear of every kind.
From medium coarse, to very fine;
For silks and satins, ribbons, too,
And fancv sroodsof evcrv hue;
Forsbawls, and cloaks, and dress goods fine,
Just suited to a lady's mind;
For all things kept in a dry goods store,
At prices lower than ever before,
To the "Trado Palace" be sure t. go
Tis kept by Elias Small, you know.
Behind the counter T. Larkin stands.
With a smile on his face and a yard-stick in
He' a clever, honest clerk, and will givo you
4nd will not take from you any more of your
Than just enough to barely tufSco
To pay for your goods, at a very low price
The Hartford Seminary.
The present session at the Seminary
will close on Saturday, February 20, with
an examination. The new session will
bc-gin on the following Monday (the 22d)
lue seminary will continue under the
charge of Prof. Haynes and his popular
and accomplished assistant and B:ster,
Miss Emma. The Professor requests us
to state to the public that it is very cssen
tial to the proper classification of the pu-
pils that as many of them as possible
should attend on the first day. Prof.
Haynes has been one of the most success
ml educators ever engaged ncrc, and we
predict for him increasing popularity and
Broke His Acclc,
Jjast baturday week, a young man
ofMcLeait comity, named MclScw,
took out his marriage license at Cal
hoon. The succeeding day, while
drunk, he engaged in a horse race, and
was thrown against a tree with suffi
cient force to break hi neck. As he
was a drinking man, the accident was
an unexpected, and, possibly, unde-
sired,picce of good fortune for the
young lady he was about to marry.
On Saturday night, the 9th instant, at
Russell school house, in Daviess county,
near the Ohio county line, James Sumner
and David Russell engaged in a difficulty,
in which Russell received a severe cut iu
the back of the neck, making a very ugly
and dangerous wound. It grew out of an
old grudge between the parties. Sumner
invited Russell out, as we learn, and asked
him to fight Russell proposed to 11 "lit
without weapons, and Sumner agreed,
when Russell struck him and Sumner
drew his knife and cut him.
Crashed in a Coal Mine.
On last Thursday week, James Martin
and a man named Brooks, were working
in a coal mine a few miles above town,
when a heavy piece of slate fell from- the
roof upon Mr. Martin, mashing him up
terribly. Brooks ran to his assistance,
lifted the slate off, and took Martin home.
rr . , i f i . i. .
xie iias ueen connnea -to iiis Deu ever
since, and fears are entertained that his
iujuries may result fatally.
Mr. Allen, charged with stealing a shot
gun from Samuels and Barber, at Beaver
Dam, mention of which was made in our
last issue, was acquitted of the charge on
last Wednesday. We hope he will conduct
himself in future so as to be above suspi
cion, and make a good and useful oitizen.
Acknowledgement. The Herald ty
pographical corps hereby tender their
thanks to Mrs. Vaucut, the excellent
landlady of the Crow House, for the fiue
luncheon she sent up to them on Saturday
and last nights. They did the edibles
ample justice, and were not forgetful of
the kind donor.
Capt. Adam Liter, who resides in the
Bend, opposite South Carrol I ton. has
been commissioned Deputy for Ohio coun
ty by the Master of the State Grange of
the Patrons of Husbandry.
Ellen Austin, of color, about twenty
years of age, was arrested at Heaver Bam
last week, charged with stealing money
from Jack Brings, also of color.
McLEAX COUNTY ITEMS.
FATAL ACCIDENT TWO MEN KILLED:
Calhoov, Ky. Jan. 13, 1875.
Editor Hecald: A very unfortunate
accident occurred at Lewis' Station, on
the Owensboro and Russellville railroad,
last Friday evening, by which- two " good
citizens lost ther lives. The boiltof a por
table saw mill exploded, instantly killing
Henry Haley and wounding his son so
badly that he died in an hour. Mr. Ha
ley was about forty-five years old and
leaves a wife and ten children. His son
that was killed had only been married
about a month. The funeral took place
Sunday. The men were well thought of,
and their sudden death has cast a gloom
over the surrounding community.
FIRE IN CALHOON.
On last Saturday evening a fire broke
out in the frame bl6ck opposite the Phffi
nix Hotel, in the' second story of the
house occupied by Mr. Pfeifferas a boot
and shoe shop. Excitement ran high for
some time, and the occupants of the block
gave up the buildiugs as lost, and began
to carry out their goods and chattels, but
a few men, more cool and self-possessed,
organized a force, procured some ladders,
and soon had the fire out, but not until
they had very nearly ruined the building
in which the fire originated. No other
building in the block was damaged. One
incident occurred that shows the great
generosity and liberality in some men:
A farmer, who was in town attending
court, at the time, ran to the new church
and got a ladder, brought it to the burn
ing building, and was otherwise very ac
tive and instrumental in putting out the
fire. During the confusion, he got the
heel torn from one boot. After it was
all over, he stepped into a boot and shoe
shop situated adjacent to the block that
was on fire, and which would have inevi
tably shared the same fate of the others if
the fire had not been extinguished, and go
the proprietor to put another heel on his
boot for which he charged him fifty cents.
Such generosity has not been equaled
since the day the man stole the acorns
from a blind hog. It was not Mr. Pfeiffer
that was guilty of this liberality.
has been in session here for ten days.
The grand jury was discharged yesterday
after finding twenty-three indictments.
One of the most important civil suits
on the docket was that of Mrs. Jones
against the Piedmont and Arlington Life
Insurance Company. Plaintiff's husband
took out a policy for two thousand dol
lars in this company about a year ago,
the annual premium to- Tie paid in quar
terly installments, the first of which was
paid, and when the eecond fell due the
compauy sent a receipt to their asentliere
to countersign and deliver and collect the
premium. Jones was sick at the time, and
payment was not made when due. but was
finally made, the receipt delivered, and the
money forwarded to the Company. The
latter returned it, having heard of Jones'
death, and claim, I understand, that the
payment was made after Jones died. A
short time after Jones' death, and before
the suit was instituted, Mrs. Jones moved
to Texas, and the suit was dismissed be
cause bond for costs was not executed at
the time the action was filed. I under
bland that plaintiff will sue again, and
execute bond next time. Our mutual
friend, Dr. E J. Kirksccy, State Agent,
was here attending to the company's inter
est. 1 he court is several days behind the
docket, being on the fourth day's businetf ,
yet. The following prominent lawyers
from other counties were in attendance
last week: Hon W. N. Sweeney, Judge
L. P. Little, G. W. Ray, Eli U. Brown.
R. IL Taylor, and W. T. Owen, of Ow
ensboro; Judge Charles Eaves and Geo-
A. Prentice, of Henderson; and A. C.
Tanner, of Evansville, Indiana. Messrs.
Little, Owen, Pienticc and Tanner for
merly lived here.
GENERAL FATETTE UEWITT,
candidate for Auditor of State, has been
here during court, mixing round with the
good people of McLean, and seems to be
making a very favorable impression and
a host of friends here.
TUE COLD WEATHER.
It has been extremely cold here for sev
eral days. The thermometer stood, Sat
urday morning, eight degrees below zero.
LOST niS OFFICE.
John White, who was elected Sheriff
of this county last August, neglected to
file his bond until last Monday
(which was the last day he could qualify
under the law,) when he came in brought
bis sureties, but the County Judge was
from home on a visit to Texas. Circuit
Court being in session, Judge Cissell was
asked to compel the nearest magistrate
to act as Judge pro tern., qualify the sher
iff, and approve the bond, but the Judge
very properly refused to do so, the law
not authorizing it, and Mr. White forfeits
hia office. It is thought that the County
Judge will appoint him when he returns,
and that if he runs he will be elected with
out opposition. Sheriffs ought not, with
out sufficient cause, to 'put off qualifying
until the last day.for fear of some accident,
J. A. Rudy, the former sherifl, is still act
ing, and will continue to dc so until his
successor is qualified. Ariel
Cracker Dessert. Choose whole
soda crackers, and lay each one upon
a separate small plate. Tour upon it
enough boiling water to soak it well,
and leave none upon the plate; cover
with a dressing of good sweetened
cream with a spoonful of jelly in tho
center if you choose, or dip upon it a
jwrtion ot nice truit, canncn, stewed or
Iresh, a. is convenient.
August Election, 1875.
Fayetto Honltt, of Hardin county, is a can
didate for tbe office of Auditor of Public Ac
counts at the August election, 1875. Subject
to the action of the Democratic Convention
called fer May 6, 1875.
The second session of this school will com
mence on Monday, February 1, 1875, and con
unue iwenty neeKs unuer tne charge or
JlAIAJULiU MC1MTXKK, A. B.
Primary $10 00
Junior......... 1 00
Iligher English 20 00
Latin and.Greek., 25 01)
No incidental fee will be charged.
Special attention paid to fittine bovafor col.
Hoard can be obtained at from S2 50 to S3 00
For any information apply to the Principal
at llartford, Ky.
Tho undersigned would rcjpcctfullv an
nounce to the citiiens of Ohio county, that
they are now prepared to do all kinds of
at their new shop in Hartford. They have so
cured the services of a competent workman to
and they guarantee satisfaction, both as to
wobc and rsiCKS, jn all casts; They will
inake and repair
WAGONS AND BUGOIES,
and will make and furnish
COFFINS AND BURIAL CASES
at the lowest possible prices. Call and see ns
before engaging your work elsewhere.
and satisfaction guaranteed. By close applica
tion, to business we hops to merit tho support
of our friends, MAUZY & HURT.
Jan. 20, 1875. jaZU ly
WJf. HABDWICi:, a. T. HALL.
ilARDttlCK fc NAIX,
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, HATS, CAPS,
BOOTS, SHOES, HARDWARE.
Which wo will sell low for cash, or exchange
for country produce, paping tbe highest market
prlco. noi ly
jj. j. iwox.
Groceries and Gnfedioneria:
Keeps constantly on hand alarge assortment
of all kinds of Groceries and Confectioneries,
which he will sell low for cash, or exchange
for all kinds of
I will also pay tho highest cash price for
hides, sheep pelts, eggS, butter, bacon, potatoes,
beans, etc. noi ly
GlO. KLEIN, JOUK it. XLIIX.
GEO. KLEIN & RRO.
Dealers in bouse furnishing good, for general
kitchen and table use.
Wo keep constantly on band, the celebrated
Arizona Cooking Stove,
Seven sites for eithor coal or wood. House
keepers aro delighted with its superior cooking
and bakinc. It has no equal anywhere. Call
and see for yourself.
All kinds of tinware made and repaired on
Dealer in Staple and Fancy Dry Goods,
Gents and boys custom made
A No. 1 stock of
BOOTS AND SnOEB,
HATS AND CAPS,
I also keep a large and well selected stock of
Ladies' Dress Goods,
Sold at New York Prices.
All kinds of
Bought at the highest market price.
JOHN P. TRACY A SON.
P Manufacturers and dealers in all kinds of
wooden coffins, from the finest rose wood casket
to the cheapest pauper coffin.
i All kinds of coffin trimmings constantly on
hand and for sale. .
Keep a Cno hearse always ready to attend
Wdgons and Buggies,
constantly oil hand or made to order. Partic
ular attention given to plow stocking,
J. F. YAGER,
Sale and Livery Stable,
I desire to Inform the citizens of Hartford
and vicinity that 1 am'preparcd to furnish Sad
dle and Harness Stock, Buggiesand conveyan
ces of all kinds on the most reasonable terms.
Horses taken to feed or board by tho day , week
or month. A liberal share or patrenago solid
The Ohio Co. council, P. of 11., will meet at
the Court-house, in Hartford, on the 29th day
of January, 1875, atlO o'clock a.m. All dele
gates are expected to attend, as there will bfc
important business to attend to.
j. iv. DAnariii,
By order of Secretary, pro tem.
STEPHEN WOODWARD, O. iP.O.
B. P. JJEKItYMAN,
Coats, Pants and Vests cut, made and re.
paired in the best style at the lowest prices.
THE CROW HOUSE,
Opposite tho Courthouse
VAUGHT & HUDSON, .... PaorEiKTOM.
Comfortable rooms, prompt attention, and
low prices. The traveling public are respect
fully invited to give ns a snare of patronage.
rivcry exertion made to render guests comlort
able. STAGE LINE.
Vaneht fc Hudson also run a stale twice a
day between Hartford and Beaver Dam, mora-
ing and evening, connecting with nil nassen-
ger trains on the L. P. -Southwestern rail,
road. Passengers set down wherever they de
siro. noi ly
JAS. A. THOKAS,
GEO. A. rLATT.
J AH. A. THOMAS CO..
Dealers in staplo and fancy
Notions, Fancy Goods, Clothing, Boots and
Shoes, Hats and Caps. A large assortment of
these goods kept constantly on hand, and will
be sold at the very lowest cash price.
P. BARRETT k CO.,
Corner Court Place and Piccadilly stmt."
All orders promptly cxecnted. Special at
tention given to orders by mail. Write for a
prico list. Address
JOHN P. BARRETT 4 CO.i
. J ob Printers,
Fashionable Barber and Hair Cutler,
Shop, on Market street, two doors north o
he Crow House. noi tf
WM. II. WILLIAMS,
Hats and Caps,
Boots and Shoes.
Also dealers in
I will sell very low for cash, or exchange
for all kinds of country produce. My motto
is "(Juick sales an", small profits." noi ly
I have the following articles for sale which
I will sell low for eash, or on time for noto
bearing interest and well secured, vis.
1 fine tin sett, 1 parlor shovel and tongs, I
oil cloth for table (5 yards); 1 large clothes
basket, 1 marble top center table, 1 tin slop
bucket, 2 fly brushes, 1 wash tan, 1 pepper
mill, 2 grate fenders, 1 grate, 1 lot of window
blinds, 3 candle sticks, 2 china spittoons, 1
small garden hoe, 1 large garden hoe, 1 garden
rake, t coffee pot, a lot of tin plates, pie and
cake pans,il patent washing machine, 1 patent
churn dasher, 1 meal seive, 1 cotton bed cord
1 pair coal grabs, 3 lard cans, I pair fire irons,
1 pait counter scale's, i barrel of salt, 1 bunch
cane to bottom chairs, 1 tin bucket, 1 set cane
bottom chairs; 1 dining-room chair, 2 stools,
2 fancy parlor screens mantles and grates, ard
several other articles too numerous to mention.
If theso things are not sold at private sale I
will sell at.public auction on Monday the 1st
day ef February, 1875.
JOHN P. BARRETT.
WM. P. GREGORY.
ATTORNEY AT- LA W ,
Prompt attention given to tho collection of
claims. Office in he courthouse.
JE3SE E. TOOLE.
W. !(. AWEE3ET,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Will practice their' profession in Ohio and
adjoining counties and in the Court of Appeal'
Office on Market street, near courthouse.
JOHN C. TOWXSEXD.
(Formerly County Judge,
ATTORNEY AT LAW;
Will practice in all tbe courts of Ohio county
and the circuit courts of the 5th judicial dis
trict. Business solicited andjprompt attention
ATTORNEY AT LA W,
Collections Promptly Attended to
Office on Market street, over Mauzv'a tin
ATTORNEY AT LA W,
and Real Eitatd Agent,
Prompt attention given to the collection of
claims, w in buy, sell, lease, or rent lands or
mineral privileges on reasonable terms. Will
write deeds, mortgages, leases, Ac, and at
tend to listing and paying taxesjon lands be
longing to non-residents..
1. 1. koeOas, 6. c. wxooixo.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
(Office west of courthouse over Hardwlck &
Will practice in inferior and superior courts
of this commonwealth
Special attention given to cases in bank
ruptcy. F. P. Morgan is also examiner, and will
take depositions correctly wiU be ready to
oblige all parties at all times.
QEXSr D. XCHESRT.
SAM. X. HILL.
McHENRY & HILL,
ATTORNEYS COUNSELLORS AT LAW.
Will practice in Ohio and adiolninc counties.
and in the Court of Appeals of Kentucky.
D. II. FRENCH.
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
AITO XEAL ESTATE AO EXT,
Prompt attention aiven to the eolloctien of
Will practice in all the courts of Ohio and
Will n ..II I..... i ... ...1 ..
mineral privileges on reasonable terms.
x. D. WALKXE,
E. C. UUBBAED.
Walker l- utjbbard,
A 1 T.ORNE YS AT LAW,
AICD SEAL ESTATE AG EXT, -
E. P. BARNETT,
Would respectfully announce to the people
ot unio county tnat ne is prepared, at an times,
to do any kind of surveying, running lines.
laying off land and lots, Ac. at shoit notice.
Terms reasonable and to suit times,
J. F. COLLINS,
COUNTRY PRODUCE ,
The Highest Market Price.
Remember theplace, west side public square,
opposite iuo court nouse, uaruuru, aj.
All kinds of Blacksmithing done in good
stylo and at tbe lowest price for cash ocr.
made a specialty. Will shoe all round for $1 25.
Z. WAYNE GRIFFIN,
Drugs, Medicines and Chemicals,
Fino Toilet SMps, Fancy Hair and Tooth
Brush es, Perfumery and Faaey Toilet
ArUoles, Trusses and Shoulder
Puro Wines and Liquors Pa medical purposes.
Taints, Oils, Varnishes, Dye' Stuffs,
Letter-paper, Pens, Ink, Envelopes, Glass,
Putty, Carbon oil. Lamps and Chimneys.
Physicians' prescriptions accurately com
pounded, not ly
L. F. WOERXER,
Repairing neatly and promptly done.
REPRESENTATIVE AND CIIA1IP-
IO.V OF AMXttiaVN ART TASTtf
rRosrrcrxs for 185 Etonm tear.
THE ART JOURNAL OF AMERICA,
MAGNIFICAST CONCEPTION WON
DERFULLY CARRIED OUT,
Tbe necessity of a popular medium forth
representation of the productions of our great
artists has always been recognized, and many
attempts bave been made to meet the want
The successive failures whch have to Invariably'
followed each attempt in this country to estab'
lish an art journal, did not prove the IndiSTe'
ence of the people of America to the claims of
nigh art. So soon as a proper appreciation of
tbe want and an ability to meet it were shown,
tbe ptlblio at onto rallied with enthusiasm to
its support, and tbe remit was a rreat artistic
and commercial triumph THE ALDINE.
The Aldine white issued with all of tbe rega
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character. The possessor of a complete vol
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ber of volumes, for ten tines it cost,-, and tcnf
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politan. While The Aldine is a strictly Ameri'
ran institution, it does not confine itself to th
reproduction of native art. Its mission is to
cultivate a broad and appreciative art taste, oa
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productions of the most noted American artists,
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