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A WEEKLY JOTJltNAL DEVOTED TO POLITICS, ;IMmmcUlJriJiLE, COMMERCE, AND NEWS.
The Night Before Ctarlatmaa,
Twaslhe night before Chrlslmas, when, all through
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
The stockings were hung by the chimney with caro,
In hopeslhat St. Xicholassoon would bo there.
I he children were nestled all snurln tholr beds.
While visions of sugar-plums danced thro' their
And mamma In bor'ke.-chlef and 1 In my cap,
Had Just settled our bruins for a long winter's nap
When out in the lawn there rose such a clatter,
I sprang from my bed :o see what was the matter;
Away to the window I flew like a flash.
Tore open the sliuttees and threw np the sash.
The moon on the brei'st of the new-fallen snow,
Gave the lustre ofmid-dny to objects below;
When, what to my vouderhigeyeashoiiU'l appear,
But a miniature alelirhand elpht tinv reindeer.
wiui t llllle old drtfet '"' Tf-Hri-i , m
t an wi
More rupld than en;le his coursers they came,
And ho whisporod nnd shouted and culled them by
'Now Dasher! now Dancer! now Prnncer! now Vixen;
On Comet! on Cnpid! on Donder, on Blixeul
To the top of the porch! to the top of the walll
Now dash away, dash away, dash away all!"
As the leaves that before the wild hurricane fly,
When ihey meet with an obstacle, inonnt to the sky,
So up to the house-top, the coursers they flew.
With a sleigh full of tuys-and St. Nicholas too;
A ltd then. In a twinkling, I heard on the roof,
The prancing and pawing of each little hoof.
So I drew in my head and was turning around,
Dowu the ct imuey St. Nicholas cume with a bound.
He wasdressed all in fur, from his head to his foot.
And his clothes were all coverod with ashes and
A bundle of toft he had flung on his bsck,
And he looked like a pedlar Just opening his pack:
His eyes, how they twinkled his dimples, haw merry!
His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry.
His droll little mouth was drawn np like a bow.
And the beard on his chin was as while as the snow.
The stump or a pipe he held light in hT& teeth,
And the .-moke, it encircled his head like a wreath,
He had a broad f-ice. and a little round bellv.
Thai sho ik when he laughed like a bowl full ol
He was chubby and plump, a right Jolly old elf.
And 1 laughed when I saw him, In "pile nl mvsulf.
A wink of his eye and a twist of Lis head.
Soon gave me to knew 1 had nothing to druad.
tie spoKe not a word, bnt wont straight to his work,
And tilled all the stockings then turned with u Jerk,
And laying Ills Hnger aside of his nose.
And giving a nod,' up the chimney he rose.
He sprang to hissleigh to his team gave a whistle.
And away they all flew like the down of a thistle.
Hut 1 heard him exclaim ere he drove out of sight,
"MifRnY Christmas to am., and to all a oood nioiit!"
A Good Home.
The acquisition of a jrod home is one
of the first obj-cls of life a home where
the soul lian exclusive riiriits a home
where it may grow undisturbed, sending
out its roots into a fertile society, and lift
ing up us branches into the sunlight of
lieavun a home out from which the soul
may go its errands and enterprises, and lo
which it may return for its rewards a
home which, along the conduits of mem
ory, may bear pure nourishment to chil
dien and children's children while it
stands, and even ufler it has fallen.
I recall a home like this lonr since left
behind in the journey of life: and its mem -
ovy fluu& bark vur mo vritli h sliower of
emotions and thoughts, toward whose
precious fall my heart opens itself gieed-
ny, line a tiiirsiy nower. It is a home
among the mountains humble and lonely
but priceless in Us wealth of associa
tions. Hie waterfall Rings again in my
ears, as it used to siny; thiousfh the
dreamy, mysterious nights. The rose at
the gate, the patch of tansy under the
window, the neighboring orchard, the old
elm, me grand machinery ol storms and
showers, the little smithy under the hill,
that flamed with strange light through the
dull winter evenings, the wood pile at the
door, the ghostly white birches on the
hill, and the dim blue haze upon the re
ining mountains all tlinse come back lo
me with an appeal which touches mv
heart and moistens my eyes. 1 sit again
in the doorway at summer nightfall, eat
ing my bread and milk, Loking off upon
the darkening landscape, and listening to
the shouts of boys upon the hillside,
calling or driving homeward the reluctant
lerds. I watch again the devious way of
the ilnskv night-hawk along ihe twilight
sky and listen to his measured note, and
ihe breezy boom that accompanies his
headlong plunge toward the earth.'
Jiven the old barn, crazy in every tim
ber and gaping at every juiut. has charms
lor me. 1 try again the breathless leap
from the great beams into the hay. I ait
again on the threshold of the widely
opened doors open to the soft south wind
of spring and watoh the cattle whose
faces look half humau to me, as they sun
themselves, and peacefully ruminate,
while, drop by drop, the dissolving snow
upon the roof drills holes through the
waiting drifts beneath the eaves, down
into the oozing offal of the vard. The
first little lambs of the season toddle by
U-UU ofaheir dams, and utter their fee
ble bleatings, while the flock nibble at the
lay rick, or a pair of rival weathers try
tbe strength of their skullu in an encoun
ter, half in earnest and half id play. The
proua oiu loonier crews upon nis ounp--
hill throne, and some delighted member
of his silly lamily leaves her nest, and
tells to her mates and to me that there is
another egg in the world. , The old horse
whinnies in his stall and calls to me for
food. 1 look up to the roof and think ot
the last year's swallows soon to leturn
again and hear the tui tions of their mu
6ical sirocco, as it wraps iheir young, and
atoll a glimpse of angular sky through
the diamond-shaped opening thai gave
ingress and egress. How, I know not and
care not, but that old barn is part of my
self it has entered into my lile, and given
me growth and wealth
But 1 look into ihe house again, where
the' life abides which has appropriated
these things, and finds among them Us
home. The hour of evening has come,
he lamps are lighted, aud a good man in
middle life though very old he teems to
me takes down the well-worn Bible, and
ends a chapter from its hallowed pages
a sweet woman eits at his side with my
sleepy head upon her knee, and brothers
nnu bieters are grouped reverently around
do not llnrlaruionJ t,... I I......
, - J.(iUU LliC nVIUO) L'LIL 1 IIATC
u ,.lhBl the7 a the words of God,
na 1 believe it. The lonrr ehtntflr i-nds.
rt do. tat lhe g00d
1 tail agleen with mv lioort
member notiing or 9,uXt m.orDU, "
went to bed. - Ar w!,, TM '.n
, .nie nevt mnrnmiv in
kcn down. .d lhe g-
Bgniii; and again is the worship repeated
through ' all the days of many golden
vtftt. I he pleasant converse ot the fire
side, the simple songs of home, the words
of tnoouragement as I bend over my
school tasks, the kiss as I lie down to rest,
ihe patient bearing with the freaks of my
restless nature, the gentle counsels ming
led with the reproofs and approvals, lhe
sympathy that meets' and assuages every
sorrow and sweetens every little success
an these return to nie amid the responsi
bilities which press upon me now, and J
feel as if I ha4 once lived in heaven, and.
atravtrthad lost mv Wftv.J-V
l,-t - v&
il - n - nfr 1i--ir- - - -it :
i tcu, nm gu
I weitrV nnii fell i.ulocn
man grew old and
at last, with bless
ings cn his lips for me. Some of those
who called him father, lie side by side
with him in the same calm sleep. The
others are scattered, and lhe old house and
barn and orchard have passed into lhe
possession oi strangers, who have learned.
orare learning, to look back upou them as
i ao now. Li06t, ruined, forever left be
hind, that home is mine to-day as truly as
it ever was, for have I not br ought it away
with me and shown it to you? It was lhe
home of ray boyhood. In it I found my
first mental food, and by it was my young
6"Ui lasinoned. To me, through weary
years and many sorrows and dangers.it
has been a perennial fountain of delight
ana purnying influences, simply because
it was n;j home and was and a part of
me. i he rose at the gate blooms for me
now. The landscape comes when I call
it, and I hear the voices that call to me
from lips which memory makes immortal.
Thus lhe memory of the past joins
hands with the experience and observation
of to-day to illustrate and enforce the phi
losophy which I have propounded. A
man who, in the struggles of life, has no
home to retire to, in lact or in memory, i
without life'-best rewards and life's best
defenses. Away from home, shut off from
the income of those influences which feed
his life from those Tektions along which
the lie of God is accustomed to flow to
him a man stands exactly where evil will
most readily get the mastery of him. A
man is always nearest to his good when at
home, and farthest from it when away.
Manliness. The purpose of life is to
form a manly character, to gel the best de
velopment of body and of spirit of mind,
conscience, heart, soul. This is the end;
ail else is the moans. Accnrdinglv. that
is not the mont successful life in which a
mnti gets the most pleasure, the most
money or ease, the most power or place,
honor or fame; but that which a man gets
the most manhood, performs the greatest
amount of human duty, enjoys the great
est amount of human right, aud acquires
the greatest amount of manly character.
It is of no importance whether lie win
this by wearing a hod upon his shoulders,
or a crown upon his head. It is the char
acter, and not the crown, I value. The
cr wn peris-lies with the head that wore it,
but the character live with the immortal
man who achieved it; and it is of no con
sequence whether that immortal man goes
up to God from the throne or from a gal-
1 ws. Theodore Parker.
Prick of English IJewspapisrs. The
London "Times" costs its subscribers
twenty-six nhillings, sterling, per quarter
this is equal to more than twenty-three
dollars per annum. The "Post," the
"Globe," and the "Herald," are a trifle
less that is about 20 each. The sub
scription to the Daily "News, (one of
the very best papers in England,) the
"Chronicle," and the "Advertiser," is
each I7. The "Times" is taken bv
many counly subscribers from city sub
scribe! s. That is, there are newsmen
who collect from the club-houses, restau-
ants, etc., the "Times" ("say of Jan, 1st,)
on Jan. 3d, and send them post-paid to
country subscribers. They coat six dol
lars less by this process.
Douglas in Alabama At a Demo
cratic conven'ion in Sanderdate County,
AiHDinKi, last week, it was among other
things, resolved as follows:
"Eighth: The declarations of Mr.
Douglas, tl at il is competent for the Ter
ritorial Legislature, by the exercise of the
taxing power, and other functions within
the limit of the Constitution, lo adopt un
friendly legislation, and thereby praoticaliy
drive Slavery out of the Territory,' are at
war. with the doctrines of the Constitution,
and we therefore repudiate hirri and his
Jreei3otl heresies, and all Others enter
taining similar views, as unjust to the citi
zens of the Slavehcldiug Sta es, and will,
under no circumstances, support him for
the Presidency, if nominated, nor anj one
maintaining his doctrines."
" ' ' -aapjjjjj aXjjjt-sjjUBsTJJMia '
t3T& smooth sea never made a skill
ful maiiner, neither do uninterrupted pros
perity aud success qualify for usefulness
anu nappiness. ine storms ot adversny
like those of the ocean, rouse the faculties
and excite the invention, prudence, skill
and fortitude of the vovager. The mar
tyrs of ancient times, in bracing their
minds to outward calamities, acauired
loftiness of purpose and a moral heroism
worth a lifetime d! softness and security.
Military Precaution. Gen. Asa
Rogers, of Loudoun county, Va., has or
dered the colonels of the 56 th and 67 th
regiraenu to order out sufficient force to
guard the boundaries of Loudoun along
the Potomac and Blue Ridge, against the
invasion of Brown's sympathizers. The
order has been promptly complied with.
Among the companies on duty is the Lees
burg Cavalry, Capt. Shreve,
3TThe affections, like the conscience,
are rather to be led than driven; and it is
to be feared that they who marry where
they do not love, will love where tbey do
not marr. Vr,
POMEROY, TUESDi DECEMBER 27. 1859.
Walter liWUlle. .V",, 1
The Mobile RegWtar'f tellslhe follow
ing: -v '' .:--' .M5;V-'
We happened lo kituess an musing
little incident which crcurred in the w holer
sale dry-goods estal sliment situated on
the north-west, corner-.of. Francis and
Water streets, a dayirUwovUince", which
was worth seeing, ujJa t$t. worth pub'
lishing. ' ' ' -'p t- ' .
A widow lady of Out acquaintance has
two little boys agedUnft 'eight years
who, for oneness oi t features, voice
and action, would w n ',tne ceieDiatea
twins, of JSan IwwfslJi'i
alike that even the motner is at times pua
zled to tell which is Willie and which
Walter. When one of them deserves a
spanking, the other almost invariably gets
it; and on account, of their exact likeness
to each other, ehv recently came near los
ing one of them. She had occasion to ad
minister a small dose of paregoric to Wil
lie, and a few minutes afterward Walter
seemed to neeJ something of the same
sort. She tuned but a moment to get the
medicine, but in that time tbe boys had
got mixed, and by some means Willie
swallowed another dose, and shortly af
terward went to bed and fell asleep. He
continued in a stupor for some twelve or
fourteen hours, much to the astonishment
and alarm of the mother who saw thai upou
Waller the drug had no effect. It was not
until Willie told her that she had given
him two doses that she discovered the
mistake. But to theincident.
The mother havinj some business to
transact in the stortf took the two boys
with her. They wre dressed exactly
alike, and during tile stay of their mother
they each took a stend in separate doors
fronting on Water SJ'eet, to see what was
lobe seen, While (landing there an old
gentleman, who was1 walking slowly hy,
saw one of them, and, struck by the lit
tle fellow's intelligent countenance and
healthy look, stopped juid asked him his
"My name is Willty, 6ir," replied the
little one. '
Ah, a very prettj name, and a veiy
pretty boy," said the old gent, patting
him on the head. "Here's a dime for
to the next door,
served Walter standing in the same pos
lure that Willie hadoojupied, and suppos
ing it was Willie who had ran there to see
him as he passed, he Itopped again to take
another admiring look,ai him.
Do you live iu Divide, Willi?"' asked
the old gent. r
"My name ain t wane," said Walter.
"Why, didn't you ust now tell me, at
the other door that yor name is Willie?"
"No, sir, my mime H Walter."
"Oh, I thought you!ssid Willie, a while
ago, when you stood Sn; the other door,
i.nd I gave you a dime.")
"I ain't been in theotier door, and you
didn't give me a dime," said Walter.
The old gentleman looked at him a mo
ment, as though the gotd op nion he had
formed was fast chaiging, and then
walked slowly back to Willie's door. The
old geut looked at him tieadily.
"Ah! Wallet," said 1b, "you shouldn't
tell stories. Bad cliiureu tell a'.ories.
You must be a good toil, Waher."
"I ain'l told no s'.orieisir, and my name
n't Walter; my nnme'i Willie," s.iid the
confused little fellow.
"Well, what made ycu say, at the other
door, that your name "was Walter, aud
that 1 didn't give you a Jime?"
"I never said so, sir, 'said Willie, "and
I ain't been in t'other ' door."
"Why, you precious little 8eamp,"said
the old man, somewhat excited, "what do
you meau? At this door you're Willie;
ai that door you re waiter, nere, you
say you havn't been t the other door;
there, you say you han t been at this.
You should be ashamed of yourself, sir.
When you grow up to be a man
Just here Walter, who had heard the
loud talking walked round to Willie's side,
and there the two stood in front of the old
gentleman, who was perfectly bewildered.
tie soon comprehended the whole matter,
however, and when he did, he took the
dime back from Willie, and gave them a
halt collar each.
jtWX loTo-iuk wnin.-'tn "order mnre
fully to ascertain the mind of his "lady
love, ".closed a letter with the following
"If you wore a dog and I was a hog,
A rootin' away in the yard;
If t he old man should say, "drive that hog away,'
noma you worry or Into very tiarar -An
exchange says a sentiment so sub
lime deserves an answer, and ventures to
suppose the lady's reply:
"When I am a dog and you are a hog,
' A wandering away from the sty,
I'd not breathe a bark but merely remark,
"Go it, porkie, root hog ot die!"
3?" A certain Deacon called Highley,
used to trade horses at the Berkshire cat
tle market. Stirrer1 up by the preaching
of his minister, he one Sunday, afier
mecting, thus communicated will) Brown:
''You don't s'pose them little stories''
sort o lies, like that you and I tell in the
way o' trade, will be reckoned agin us in
lhe day o judgment? Sarcumstauced as
we are, we can't jhelp it, you know. 1
don't 'spose it makes no difference in the
sight of the Lord, long's the heart's all
right. Brother Brcwn." And lhe Broth
er went home com orted. '.
Deeds. Deeds are greater than words.
Deeds have ouch ai life, mute but undeni
able, and grow as living trees and fruit
trees do; they peodle the vacuity of time,
and make it green and worthy. Why
should the . oak trove logically that it
ought to grow anj will grow? Plant it,
try it; what gifts of delight, judicious as
similation and secretion it has of progress
and resistance, of farce to grow, will then
declare themselvei Orlylt.
' A. Thrilling Advent ura.
A" merchant,who wished to celebrate
nis daughter's wedding, collected, a party
of her young' companions; they encircled
around her,' wishing much happiness to
the youthful bride atirl her chosen one.
Her father gazed proudly on-the lovely
bride, and hoped that as bright prospects
for the future might open for the teat of
his children,' who were playing among the
guest. ' Passing through the hall of the
basement, lie met a servant who was car
rying lighted candle in her hand and
i t li.ti I . a tiarAa.m'if TT,. V I.. 1 1
audi ndubt, atiduiintifilhe
kitchen to see about supper. The lmiI
soon returned, but without the candle.
lhe merchant immediately recollected
that several barrels of gunpowder had
been placed in the cellar during the day,
anu mat one ot them had been opened
"Whme is your candle?" he inquired,
in the utmost alarm.
"I couldn't bring it up with me for my
arms were tull ot wood, replied the girl
"Where did you put it?"
"Well, I'd no candlestick, so I stuck it
in some black sand that's m the small bar
rel." Her master dashed down the stairs
Ihe passage was long and dark his knees
threatened to give way under him his
breath was choked his flesh seemed dry
and parched, as if he clearly felt the suf
focating blast of death. At the end of
lhe cellar under lhe very room where his
children and their friends were reveling in
their felicity, he saw the open barrel of
powder full to the lop; the candle stuck
loosely in the grain, with a long red snufl
of burnt wick; this sight seemed to wither
all his powers, the laughter of the com
pany sliuck upon his ear like the knell of
death. He stood a moment unable to
move. The music commenced above, the
feetof the dancers responded with vivacity;
the floor shook, and the loose bottles in
the cellar jingled with the motion. He
fancied the candle moved was falling;
with desperate energy he sprang forward -but
how to remove it? the slightest touch
would cause the red-hot wick to fall into
the powder. With unequaled presence ol
mind, he placed a hand on each side of the
candle with ihe open palm upwards, and
the fingers pointed toward the object ol
his care, which, as his hands met, was se
cured in the clasping of his fingers, and
safely moved away from its dangerous po
sition. When he reached the head of the
staiis, he smiled at previous alarm ;but
the reaction was powerful, and he fell into
fits of most violent laughter. He was
conveyed to his bed senseless, and many
weeks elapsed ere his nerves recovered
sufficiently to allow him to resume his
business. Boston True Flag.
The Repreeentallon at Ciiarleaton.
Charleston "Mercury," published in
the city in which it is proposed to hold
the next Democratic National Conven
tion, has recently furnished its leaders a
se.ies of bold articles in regard to that as
semblage, and lhe auspices under which
its deliberations should be conducted.
One of its favorite theories is that the rep
resentation of each Slate should be regu
lated by the number of its Democratic
Congressmen a principle, which, if adop
ted, would exclude Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Rhode Is
land, Connecticut and Ohio entirely from
the Convention, and undr which, as the
"Mercury" says, "New York would have
only four and Pennsylvania but three
Democratic votes proper; that is, south
Carolina, with her six votes, would out
weigh, in the Democratic Convention, all
the States we have enumerated as having
no Democratic represeniativei.n Congress,
and New Yoik and Pennsylvania com
bined, having one vote. The "Mercury,
however, iusily fears that this arrange
ment, by which it is proposed to confer
upon South Carolina nearly us much pow
er in lhe selection ot I lie uemocraue nom
inee as all the Eastern and Middle States
combined, will be acceded to. Baltimore
.ox sa. i
at--A newly imported "help," after be
ing established in a Fifth-avenue palace as
maiu oi an wora, wits oeen ohuiuj unci
with a nail full of slops from the kitchen,
.fnllv exDlorir.g the music r.'om, the
library, the boudoir, the drawing toom
and other places, as if irt search of some
thing which she could not possibly dis
cover. At last, meeting with the lady ot
the house, she inquired seriously, "if you
plaize mistress, w here's the pig?"
JtSiTJohnson's wife drove from her nest
an old hen setting in the back yard, and
"bust up her nest." Soon after the good
woman came iu much excited, aud 6aid:
"My dear Johnson! I took the eggs from
Brownie,' and now sh has gone and sot
onto an old meat axe," "Let her set,"
said the billiousol.l fellow, "if she sets on
an axe maybe she'll hatchet."
igrJoe and Bill Benton went to New
Orleans with a flat boat load of corn. Je
wiote to his father thus:
Nu Orlens, Gune the 4.--Deer Dad
markka is dull oorn are mighty lo and
Your affeshunate son jo benton."
"Cato being scurrilously treated by
a low and vicious fellow, 6am to luni, "a
contest between us is Tery unequal, for
thou canst bear ill language with ease and
return it with pleasure; and to me it ia
unusual to hear and disagreeable to speak
jXSTlt is with the diseases of the mind
as with those of the body; we are half dead
before we understand our disorder, and
half cured when we do.
jJ3j"Doctbr "John, did Mrs. Greene
get the medicine I ordered?" Druggist's
clerk "I guess so, for I saw a crape on
h door Ibis morning!"
1. A.. 3E3jA.T0-1'S
A. CwATCHEL'S ROOMS, ;
FRONT STREET, HEAD OF STEAMBOAT LANDING.
HAVE just returned from Cincinnati
of Furniture ever brought to this
which is manufactured by tbe oldest and
ttftt.l. nsiH la:Hai-NtMl . . I, a m.A .Jn..ll.
or eisewnere. My stoct consists in part of
40 doz. Chairs, embracing many new aud
Bedsteads of eveiy description;
Dress and plain Bureaus;
Mahogany, Walnut, and Cherry stuffed
Sofas and Lounges;
not here enumerated,
ail ol which will be sold at very low prices,
o rs. GJl. s II.
Thankful tor the very liberal share of patron
age heretofore bestowed, I hope, by strict attention to business, and LOW PRICES,
to merit a continuance of lhe same.
UNDERTAKING. Metal ic nnd Wood Coffins, of all sizes, kept constantly on
hnncL . January 25, 1859 4-1 y
Xoctlo27 i:o. Stoves,
REMOVED TO MIDDLEPORT
0 p jj
Those now on hand arc warranted to burn
the Gas and Smoke, thereby saving 50
per cent, of fuel. These Stoves are
from the celebrated Works of
J&.m ZODETSr, Pittas.
'ihpse Patent Gjis-Buniing "tovos do not choke up with soot and
dirt ns others will, and huve a stronger
evenly. Another great advantage
others, is, that the Top Plates beitig
nor become twisted, as till other Uoal stoves do, thereby saving expenst)
and trouble. We claim for these new Patent stoves
First, A great saving of fuel.
Second, A much quicker and hotter oven from the same fuel.
Third, The preservation of.wnler pieces
Fourth, Cleanliness, as there is not one-half the dirt and soot that is found in other
Fifth, These Stoves all have a draught of cold air back of Fire-Plates, which will
protect it from burning out eo fast as in other Stoves.
In addition to these celebrated Paieut Gas and Smoke Burning Stoves we have a
large assortment ol the very best
LIVE OAK, VICTOR, OAK, AND MINNESOTA.
HEATING STOVES OF EVERY VARIETY.
PARLOR AND FJIANKLIN STOVES.
AND FOR TINWARE AND STOCK
We arc unequalled, and will sell low for
Old Metal, Brass, Pewter, Copper, Rags,
Beeswax, Old Silver, &c., always taken.
Middleport, 0., May 24, 1858.
IJEIA. latere IN
HATS AND CAPS,
GROCERIES, HARDWARE, QUE ENS WARE, &a,
HAVING received a large and carefully-selected Slock of Goods adapted to the
Fall Trade, (and which will be kept complete by frequent additions during
the winter.) I am prepared to offer to my patrons, and the public at large, everything,
as far as possible, necessary to constitute a full Stock in the above lines, and whioh
will be sold for CASH or country produce, on ihe moat favorable terms. -a..
THE TAILORING BUSINESS
Will be conducted, as heretofore, under the supervision of N. M. M'GLOTHLIK.
assisted by as competent workmen as any in the county. Everything in the way of
Making, Cutting, or Repairing, promptly attended to.
THB FASHIONS JS'OIl 11X33 SEASON
will at all limes be foundn hand, together with a full stock of Cloths, Cassimeres,
Vestings, &c. : Pomeroy, Dec. 6, 1858.
N, B. To those whom I have extended a short credit, and who are th w disie-
farding the moral obligation iucurred to pay up according to agreement, I wish to aay
will not hesitate to remind you, if necessary, in a forrible manner, lluit a legal ob
ligation was alas tnetfrrei.
1 " ' -V, n-'-k.
'WiTOLK NUMBER m
with one of the largestand best aeeortroeata
Market, embracing manv new stvles. all of
most experienced Manufacturers in Cinrjn-
..I..!.. .V Ll.:-. ..1.1 I.a
Plain and fancy Stands;
Dining and extension Tables;
Card and Center Tables;
Wright's Patent Spring Bod Bottoroe;
Looking-Glasses, in great variety;
Gilt and Rosewood Moldings for Piotote
Frames, tc, &c;
draft and bake more quick!) and
these Patent stoves have over all
double and hollow, they will not warp