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HE GOT HIM ON THE WOOL.
Look ahra, tiigger.wliar jou swel
lin to?' was the unce remonious salu:a
tion of a saddle-colored gentleman to
an excruciatingly dressed darkey, whose
complexion was not many shades re
moved trom that ot a recently polished
stove-pipe, as the latter 'pusson'
made
a rracefulswins from the promenade
on Fourth street where lie had been
exhibiting himself for a couple of hours,
to the envy of the 'Bucks, and the fas
chation of a score of 'nuss galls' in
to McAlister street.
Who-o-o you call call r.iggi, salt?'
was the indignant response, with a
majestic roll of a pair of eyes with a
great deal of white and a very little of
any other color in them.
Why, I call you nigger,' was the
flatfooted reileration of 'saddle color,'
as he recognized in 'stove-pipe' a 'gem
man who, two years ago exercised
his genius about town in the white
washing and boot blacking line, who
since that time had been 'abroad,' ana
had cultivated a rnuslacl and loreign
airs.
'Low me to inform you, sah, dat
you is labrin under slight dclucinalion,
1 ain't no nigger.'
'Yes you u a nigger, numn but a
nietjer: if tou ain't a nieser, what is
you?'
Ise a Quarterroon, sab.'
A what?'
'Jse a Quarterroon, sab.'
. 'How you git to be a Qudderroom?'
Why, my mwliJer was a white wo
man an' my farder was a Span) id,sah,
dat how I git to be a (juarterrnon.'
Whar you git dat 'plexion?'
I git urn in de Souf, sah, feet ob
de climate, every pusson in de Soul
got 'em, sail.'
Whar you git dat wool? say, whar
you git dat wool?'
I git dat by a by a-a-a arcidum on
my mudder's side, suh.' (Stove-pipe
slightly confused.)
'Now, how you git dat wool on your
mudder's side, if your mudder was a
white woman, say how you git dat
wool?'
Bekase she got frighten afore I was
bornd.'
1 'How she git frighten eh?
Why, she git chased by a black
man, sah
Look a liea, m'srger, I dussent want
to be pussonal, but from de 'pe arance
of your mudder's son, dere ain't no
doubt, dat de time your mudder was
chased by a black man, she was over
tookd.'
A moment after you might have
played dominoes on the coat tails of the
'South'n gemman,' as he streaked it
down McAlisler street, and dived into
the doorway of that aristocratic cara
vansary for the accommodation of dis
tinguished sunburnt pusson?, known as
the Hotel Dumas.
A GOOD STORY.
Two tbaps tame in contact at one
of our restaurants, some time since,
rd were regaling on a long 'nine' when
tbe mud and bad roads became the top
ic of their conversation. One observe
ed that several coal teams were stuck
in the mud, axle tree deep, and that he
6aw twenty yoke of oxen straining ev
ery nerve, but without effect. The
other no doubt thought that pretty tough
yarnreplied--
That, when he was coming to the
city, he saw a man sitting on a fence,
cracking his whip and yelping and bel
lowing at a furious rate. He approach
ed him and inquired what was wrong?
Oh! nothing much,' replied the team
ster, 'only (pointing to the road)
have a wagon and four yoke of oxen in
the mud, and the plaguey brutes won i
pull a bit!'
At this moment an old Hoosier en
tered who heard only the winding up
part otthe story drew up a chair, and
commenced a yarn about what he had
seen. He says;
Friend, were you ever on the Amer
ican bottoms? I crossed there once;
and on wading through the mud, which,
as a matter of course, was not the best
walking, I kicked out a hat, when a
voice which said 'Quit that, old fel
low,' saluted my ears. Looking around
and seeing nothing, I concluded to give
it another, which I did; when the same
voice was heard to exclaim '!ttop,you
re kicking my hat!' I here discover
ed that a man was slicicking in the
mud, and observed 'Old fellow, you
had better be getting out of that Lelore
night, or you will be sure to freeze to
death;' be halloaed out 'I don't care
a darn I're a good mvle vnder me!"
ttLT" "I say, Sambo, where does
Squire Peters live?" asked a traveler o!
a boy who sat grinning and balancing
himself on a rail.
'Turn up dat streclprikn pass-dat
pond, den turn to de right, den lelt,den
true oil trom de ole side ot Mann
Shed's house, and keep goin on where
you tees Philis in de corn field and
you can t help missing it."
CET Mr. Jones, alter having spent
an evening over Ins bowl went home a
little 'how come you so.' He went to
bed and after a moment's consideration,
bt thought it would Le policy to turn
over least his breath might betray him
wnen airs. Jones opened her e)es and
in me mildest manner in the world
laid Jones, you needn't turn over,
jou rt drunk clean through.
SisiiBtE Ma. It is its ted that there
U a merchant in Boston, who, during
foartten years, has always had his name
oo the docket of some court, either at
plaintiff or defendant. The lawyers
"tip tneu beaters" to Ibis gentleman
tisooii lnstantl.
Th Boston Times swma up the amount
ot foreign intelligence as follows; Au
U ebtating lh AlliejPruisia is
fbcating Austria ind Russia is eheil
ig Ihtrrf all.'
Fruit Trees Good Fruit.
THE CITIZENS OF McAKTII-I
I id .,..1 ,:,.;.,;. i...
m.je vb urn. lining iia.rvt mat
an excellent opportunity to obtain one of the
greatest luxuries of life" by a Ftnull excuse
and a little attention. There is nothing ron
dures more to hf health, comfort andhappi
nen of a family, its plenty of good ripe fruit,
nil iheell'ects of Ornamental Trees on the
minil ever produces cheerfulness ; then w bl
unt fetoui all the vacant parts of o ;r lots in
Ornamental ami Fruit Trees. Mr. Gittaos
otter for sata Trees ami Graft?; Apples at
20 cts. per tree, insured; Graft?, W-st vnrir-ttca,
at 2j cts. per Giafi. insured; the best CL-rry.
P. or, AprierU and Plumbs that run be ob
tained, at fcj cts per graft, insured; two of
lire finest varieties, at 5 rents per tree; llo
vev's seedling Straw berrv: (lie finest and Inc
est in the United Stales, 2 cts per dozen or
62 per hiiudri'd. AH will be ready to deliv
er to subscriber in ihe spring; UU desirable
to hnte i! 'i -. fi. v t'-'i s;-"l miriiher by
the 1st ol M.iii ri. )i..,m i,i vo ir iiaiin to
my Aent3 E. A. Bratton, MjArthnr, James
Hays, or Washington Denison, in the vicini
ty ol Mo Arthur. Make your choice from the
following list:
APPLES.
tdi.n.ii Sv.aiit , .September; Ameiican
Golden Rus.et, winter; An.ericnn Summer
Penrmain. An;tst; Baldwin, winter; Black
Sceknofurther, do.; Black Gilliftower, do.;
Bellflnwer, yellow, de; Brb'int Bellfiower,
do; Belmont or gate, do; Bullock's Pippin.
Ho; "Stack, do; Bull's Sweet, do; Bcwoviskv,
Snminer: Benoni. do; Bailey Sweet, winter
Rrondncll Sweeting, rln; Bonssa, do; Cooper,
Fall; Cumberland Spice, winter; Clark's
Sweeting, do; Dm lies de Oldenherg. Fall;
Dunver's Winter Sweet, do; Detroit, do; Dy
er or round. Roval, Fall; Downtown Pippin
do; English Reiistreak, winter; Evopus S;it
?enberg, do; Farlv Straw lrry.Summer; Earlv
Harvest, do; Full' Wine, Fall; Fall Gol.leii
Pippin, do; Famawe or Pfomme de Ne'ge,
do; Fov's Red winter, inter; Fink's Seedling,
do; Flushing Spitzenberg, do; Federal Pear
man, do; Green Newtown Pippin, do; Gate
or Belmont, do; Golden Sweeting. Similiter;
((('Ulen C;i!ville, do; Gnvestem, rail; Hub
tards'.on Nonesuch, winter; lloop Apple, do;
Honey Gneuiig. do; Hays' Red Winter, do;
Jonathan, !o; Jersey S'.veeliug, Atipiist; Ka
ighn's .Spiizenburg, winter; Ring's Sweat.
I'a'.l; Large Puradi.e, w inter; I .ennui Pippin,
do; Little Greening, do; Lady's Sweeting, do;
Lippincott, Siimniei; Lowell or Orang Full;
.Murphy, w inter; Milen, do; Mynpp'e Sweet
do; M.il; C.ir'.e. do; Norton's Melon, do; Nor
the rii Spv, do; Nuverfail, do; Now town Spit
zenlnu", do; Putnam Ktwet, do; Pennor k's
I-1 Winter, do; Peck's Pleasant, do; Prey's
U niter Ke. I Sweet, do; Priors Re,l Winter,
do; Pound A'oyal, or Dyer, Fall; Porler, do;
Red Doctor, winter; Rhoiln Isluud Greening,
do; P.omaiiite, do; Red Canada, do; Rome
Beauty, do; Ramsdell's Winter Sweet, do;
Reinette Trii-mphan!, do; Reiuette Cana.la.
ilo; Ream's Red Wiuter.do; Ram'rn, do; Reil
Astr:o:hun, (tnmmer; Supero Sweet, winter;
Scarlett w inter sweet, do; Swair. do; Sweet
Pcarinairi,.do; Snow Apple, do; SiipMinw ine'
summer; eever's Red.rerk. Full; S-Jinnier
.Mu-ctin. s'.tnrmer; Tewke.-.hury w inter if luh,
w inter; Tulpahorou.do; Trailer's Fancy, do;
Vaudevere, do; Winter Greening. do; White
Pippin, do; Wis'.ficld seeknolurther, do; win
ter ewret Pariidi-ic, do; winter sweet 15, initio.
do;n Wir,e;uv. do: w inter sweet. Hoilee's. tlo:
W iftiey's EweetiiiR. do; Western s-y. do;
W inter wine, do; Whilriier'u. fWre'.in, Fail;
Woeoner. winter: Yellow New town i'h r.in.
do; Yellow Bcllilower, do.
Annnns, October; Bartlelt September; Buer
re Del, November; Blnwtgood, August; Bner
re d'Areinmburg, Dencmter; Btu-rre Brow n,
September; Eutirre Hire, Oi toV.er; Derrtxim's
feedlirp, Ait:;tist; Ducbe'S de Angouleme,
October; Fieilerir kof Wcrteiiihurg.Septeiubf-r;
Flemisli Beauty, September: Louise Ponnede
Jersey, Octol cr; .Vt-'i-l;en)' Genes?ce, -SVptem-ler;
A'eckie.do; Wiikinson, November; White
Doyenne, Otlottr. Price, i5 to 3U Cents,
eax'ii.
TEACHES.
Yellow Alherg.!, Orors Minonr.f. Rojal
Grt-r:;e, Craw ford's early Meli vo'.on, C irly red
Kurerii e, Yandmarlt Clit'fi.iery Inre, aril's
Late Free. Lute while Cling, Purple Alber",
Old Zack, Morris' white. Free, Burr'e Tiueap.
pie Cling, Moriisuiiia Pound, tarly Tillotson,
Crawfoni's Late JA-locoton.Calile'ala'e Cling,
Yellow Kureripe.early Anne, Bateham's Gros.
:Vignonnn, Ptwther's Cling, very fine, Heath
Cling, very superior. Cable s Late .Velocoton.
Early York, Jarpjes' Rnreriie, Teton de Ven
us. I'liicE, 10 cts. single UC per 100.
C II Ell HIES.
White Eipnrrcau. Elton, Jav Dul;e, Bigar-n-uu
or Gratlion, Belle Juditeime, Belle de
Ciioisey, Red liigarreau. Harp-r's Eigarreati,
iiueni un yimutr, liiack laitaiean. 1'hic
ii5 cts. each.
flXIErjCTJS CKK.KEKTAL TRttS,
Chinc-Ci-lilHiallus, Catalpa, Ct presi, Kurn
psan Larch, American Larch, Silver leaf iMi
ple, Ross lcacia Colluud, Wtepiuj; W iliow,
Laburnum, Tulip Tree.
EVERGREEN ORNAMENTAL TREES
Lnlsatri Fir, Norway .SVruce, Chinefa Ar-
borvnc, American do; Scotch Broom, Dwaif
Lox, Austrian Pine, Hendock spruce, Scotch
Pine, Coreican Pine, Red Cedar.
CGTl have a few choice Plum trees, Quince
Iliibhes, lsalella and Catawaba Grape Vines,
Current end Gooseberry Bus-he Aitrawberry
Plants, Fig trtes, llydrageus, Dutch Aspara
gus, f-c; also, twenty varieties of Noisetuc.
Chinete, Tea, Lurbon, Scotch and Climbing
Roiee.
E. S. GRIGGS.
January 25, IS-jS. tf.
GOODS! GI1E.IT B.IBGALXS!!
At the NEW STORE of
STERNSERGER & SHOWER,
EAST ODOF SlSSCSilllLCr.RT'UtlLDl.liCS.
Main Street, Mcirthvr, Chio.
WJE w'i" to tiniiounre to the citizens of
FT mton county, tout we have -enna-rrntly
lcrntedinMc Mi-i.r. and lave i..-r rr-.
ceivt d from the eastern cities one of Hie .,m.
osvatiu ueci wieL-.e! hl'JCK Ol
FALL cf- WINTER CLOTHING,
Dry Gocur, Habuware, Eocth. Siiofs,
QiEisswiBE. IIat, Caps and Gkocek'e.-(,'
everoienedln this market, all of which we
w ill cell lower thun the tame arlickn can be
bought for in the County. We -vill aUo keep
constantly on hand a good assortment ol line
Cutlery; Gold and Silver Watches, Jeweirv,
&C. &c. Our friends are rcsectfully invilcd
to call and examine our stock before buying
elsewhere, as we are determined to gixegood
bargains.
(O- Countt ruooucE of all kinds
ceived at the highsst cash prirea.
STERNBERG ER. & SliO
re
& SHOWER.
Oct. 2Uth. Ifc5l. Cm,
Steam Cabinet Factor)'.
J. II. WAIT,
C'orseb or Jeffersos and Secoko SrBErrfc
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO,
CALLS the attention of the citizens of
Vinton and adjoining counties to his su
perior stock of
which be offers at wholesale or retail on reas
onable terms. Give him a call.
Orders attended to promptly.
March 24, 1854.- j
THE GREEK SLAVE!
BACCHANTE, VENUS, FLORA, HEBE.
AND THE DANCING GIRL.
"IIliS above celebrated SUtuet, together
-L w ith fifteen Statuettes in Bronze, and
several hundred magnificent Cil Paintiugs,
fortti theiollecliouof prx-.'.i lobe distributed
amons '! mendrs r-f the Cosmopolitan Art
Assm iatiou at the first annual distribution mi
the 23 lb di;y of February.
I he Cosmopolitan Art and Liltrarg
Association,
OrgaiuztA for the Encouragement and f!tn-
erul Dijjuiioii o Literature and the Fine;
Aria on a ue DjmJ original plan.
This p.t,Ur Art Association isdesiened to
encourage and popularise the Fine Arts, and
(ii.-iniuate w liolesome Literature throughout
tbe country. A Gallery cf Art is permanent
ly founded, and will contain a valuable, col
lection of Fainting and Statuary. f"r tran
unal ditribution'cf each year'. Tbe best
Literature of the day. w ill h issued to sub
seribers. consisting of the popular Mouthly
Maiixiiien, Reviews, &c,
'ltie Committea of Management have the
pleasure of announcing that the First Annual
Distribution will take place ou the 30th Jan
uary next, at which tin.e will be distributed
or kllnttcd to members fevernl hundred Vork
of Art.amonjj which is the original and world
rennwne I static of the Greek Slave, by Hiram
Powers, costini; over five tbousand" dollars!
ti-fct-tlier w ith ilie beautif.d Statues of Venus,
Racihunte.'Hehe, Flora ami the Dancing Girl;
arid fifteen Statueties in Rroiwe. imported from
P..ris; also, a lurf rollei tion of Oil Paintings,
comprising si-n.e of the be.-t productions ol
celebrati-d American and Foreign Artists.
The Literature i-sre-l lo snh-icnhers consists
of tie following M-uilhly Magazines: . Harp
er', Putnam's, knickerhm ker. Blackwood's,
Graham's. Magazine of An, and Go-ley's La
ilv'sUock, Mini the Quarterly Reviews re print
ed in New Yoik: h-linbiush, Welmiuiter,
Lou Ion Quailerlr, and North British.
PUS ITIi THE ri!;RI.T YCAB bil 5,
The payment of three dollar constitutes
any one a member of this Association, and
entitle him to either one of the above Maga
zines for one year, and also to a ticket in the
distribution of the tatnry and Paintings
w hich are to be allotted lo members in Febu
ary, Tersons taking five memberships are enti
tled to any five of the Marines oue year,
an I to six tii ki ts in the distribution.
Persons, on becomiiic members, can have
their M-i2'.zine conuneiu e with any month
they choose, ami n-ly cn its being mailed to
t. em promptly on the first of eery month,
iliri ct from the New Yoik and Philadelphia
Publics.
LITIKLL'S LIVING AGE, Wedly.l fur
nihed one year and two memberships fur M
The net proceeds derivtd from the sale of
memberships,, are devoted to the purchase of
Worm i i Vat lor the ensuing year.
Rooks open to receive names ot the Eastern
office, New York, or Western ullite, Sandus
ky. The Gallery of Art is located at Sandusky,
(the esterii ollice of the Association,) w tiere
superb Granite lSuildings have been erected
for it, and in whose spacious saloons the splen
did collection of Statuary and Paintings are
exhibited.
The advantage secured by becoming a mem
ber of this .Wnciiition are
1st. All I ersons rt-ceive the full value of
their subscription nt the start, in the shape ol
sterling M -i:fir.e Literature.
'-id. F.ach mo in her is contributing toward
puri basing r hoice Works of Art, which are
to be distributed among themselves, and are at
the same time encouraging the irlists of the
country, disbursing thousands of dollars thro'
its agency.
Persons in remitting funds for membership.
will pk-ase give their post, office address in
iull, staling the month they wish the Maga
zine to commence, and wrile ibe word "Reg
isterf-d" on Ibe emelop to prevent loss, on the
rrceipt of which, a certificate of membership
together with the magazine desiied, will be
forwarded to any part of the Country.
Those, who purchase Magazines at Book
stores will observe that by joining this asso
ciation, they receive the Macaziuc and F'ree
Ticket in (he dciiual distribution, all at the
same price they now pay for the Magazine
alo:ie.
I' rscnssubrcribit.gany time before Ihe23 lli
of Febuary, tre entitiid'to the Magazines foi
CLOSING OF THE BOOKS!
Subscriptions will bs receive-l up to the 23th
Fibuaty.'at which time the distiibution will
take plac:e.
Uluhtrukd Ducriplive Catalogue of the
whole collection to be. distributed, will be
sent free of tlrirge on application.
try" Offices ot the Association.at tbe Knic-
kertiocker Magazine ofth e,.'W4 Broadway, New
York, and aiNo. Ifiii, Water St. San'dutky.
Uiiifi. Aiiiirejs, iat eittier ollice,) for me.m
Urships.
C. L. DERBY, Actuary C. A. & L. A.
Dee. 2'Jht. Ibr)4.3.w.
LLIVNIRW. CAM I CELL & Co.,
Impoitf nnd Whoksnif nnd RrUil Di4trrs in
Hat : w ui e, Snddlcry, Iron, Glass,
At., Ac.
"l70ULD rescectlullv informlheir frind
t t and the public '.list they have at lengc
cor, who wieir spieimui new room, aod Imve
luted ii i:pcx;:te-sly lor the Hardware trade.fin
the Itiirnt ctt.-tru t) under the sign of theGlLl
ahj, iast sioe ol I'd ml, between -Water
and M sts, wbeie they are openinn. in addi
lion lo part of their former stock, a large ami
desirable Mock of American. GermHii unit
English Hardware, Saddlery, Iron and Glass,
logemer wun ail articles usually kept in Hani
ware stores, and invite all to call and take a
look at their new room and examine their
StOcK.
They have continued a stock of Goods at
tncu ui.jj sl AND, sign of the Mill Saw, on
Tagorl's square, (under the immediate careol
one of the firm) where they have been soib
erally patronized the past year, for which thei
take this opportunity of reluming their sin
cere thanks, and solicit a continuance of the
same for both establishments, promising to
n . fi-io,! uoong anu fen as low as any id
thi mark'.-t.
May 10, Ie53.n491y
A 1 av a ys Thronged!
J. F.TCWELL&CO,,
DEALERS IV
Dry Goods, Xillintry Goods, Qntcniwart, Chin
8iiiJ Carptls,
PORTSMOUTH. OHIO.
YJ E have just opened our first Spring
Stock of the above goods and are now
exhibiting one of the finest assortments eTer
opened in this place.
To accommodate our increasing trade, we
have concerted our second floor into two
handsome sale-rooms, one for the Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Muttings and Window Shade3. and
ll.e otherfor B mnets aud all kinds of Milli
ners' Trimmings at wholesale and retail. In
this dejartmeirt we shall hereafter manufac
tme or trim Bonnets in tbe most fashionable
slyics.,'Jlineri aDI 0,!,ers " invited to
examinHur suprior stock of Bonnets, Rib
bons &c, before purchasing elsew here.
Wethall continue as heretofore to supply
Housekeepers, Hotels and Steamboat, u i.h
every thing in the furnishing Dry Goods line,
Table ware and Carpets at the very lowest
price. J. F. TO WELL CO.
APril7.l6...5v4JiUterprUBuiIdin-
JOB WOKK. of every descriorioa neetly
executed, at this Officn,
J. STEPHENSON,
UOOIiiri.I Elf . SATIOEU.A.n
BLANK BOOK MANUFACTURER,
DDI BHCIDXI lilOCK, f lOHI OT., rOTIimOD TO, bio
Has on hand a complete assortment of
MISCELLANEOUS, LAW, MEDICAL,
COMMON SCHOOL AND CLASSSICAL
TOOETIIEB WITH A rtLL STOCK OF
Staple and Fancy Stationery,
I am confident that it would be foi the in
to rests of dealers in this vicinity, to make
their rurchascsof in. instead of eoine or
sending East. The dilTerence of time, the
cost of transportation, with the advantage of
frequent onlers tor small quantities, make it
more economical as well as more expeditious
to purchase in this market.
1 invite bums to examine my stock, and
rommire mv prices wiilj thosa of Bookiellers
- ; " i i .
III Viiiciiiiihir, or eisewuere.
School and Classical Books,
All the hinds in'use.at the loweat ratns.
A Complete Assortment of Lav and
Medical Booki ; Misctllanenu Boole ;
Ail the yew and Standard Puhlicaliona.
1 have also, tn connection with my Book
.S'tore, as extensive Bindery, where Blank
Books of any size and Pattern of superior
quality, suitable for County Offices, Baoks,
Furnaces, lnsuarance Coiupauies, ckc, are
made to order.
Staple and Fancy Stationery of all kiftdt.
WALL PAPERS, CVHTAIS PA
PERS, AXD BORDEHIXG.
I offer the largest end best slock ever bro"t
lo our citv.and will U them eihter at Whole
sale or Retail, at as low rates as auy house
Westoi the Mountains. I have all kinds.
from tbe rifest Gilt to the commonest kind
manufactured. 1 purchase them directly from
the manufacturers, and cau sell them very low
to the country trade.
It will Bli'onl me 'pleasure to show my
goods, and I shall spare no efforts to render
entire satisfaction.
Booksellers, country dealers and private li
braries supplied at the very lowest rutta, in
large or small quantities.
1 shall be happy to recjve orders, assuring
those who semi, that they will b filled
promply. Particular attention paid lo orders
oy Man, or olnerwise, lor quantities, or sin
gle volumes.
Portsmouth, April 28, 1654.
300,000
IN GIFTS FOR THE PEOPLE!
CAPITAL CITY ART-UMON,
COLUMBUS, OHIO,
BURN ELL cf- CO'3. .SECOND GREAT
GIFT DISTRIBUTION'. Every person
having a Ticket gets an Engraving worth 5)1.
The proprietors take great pleasure in an
nouncing to the citizens of the Union, that
in consequence of the great satisfaction man
ifested by the ticket-holders of our first great
Distribution, and the many thousand solicit
ations from all parts of the couinry, in rela
tion to w hether we intend getting up another
Distribution of Gifts for the people, we have,
alter an immense outlay, been enabled to of
fer to our thousands of patrons the following
aluable, magnified) t, and unprecedented
Brilli akt Sciikmus, lo be distributed as soon
us the tickets are sold:
List of Gifts to be distributed by the Man
agers ofCapilul City Art-Union.
Tickets only one Dollar!
And every one entitled to a hanaome Engr.f
ving, aud a share iu the distribution ot the
following valuable nrniwrtv-
1 Furm in the State of ludiaua
610,000
8.000
0,000
I do in Ohio
1 do do
I Four-story Brick Dwelling &
Lit, iii Columbus, Ohio.-
1 do do do ....
1 Beautiful resilience in tiie
town of Mount Vernon
1 Two-story Brick Building in
Chillicnihc
1 Brick Cottage and Lot in Co
lumbus t do do do
1 Frame do do do
1 Handsome Country residence
in Seo. Perry county, Ohio,
4 Splemiid building lots in Co
lumbus, at &2.0UO
10 do do do 61.&00
4 do do Cleveland,
1 Grand Action Piano (Chick-
ering's)
1 Gold Watch, set with Dia
monds 5 Gold Watches, at 500 each
10 Rosewood Pianos, at &5U0-
10 do do nt 40U--10
do do at 3U0-.
00 Gold Watches, at!50
1C0 do at 1UU
100 do at 75
100 do at 40
3(10 Silver do at' 20
000 do do vi 15
1000 Ladies' Gold Breast Pius, at $1
200 do B.otha Shaw Is, at &2i,
tiUO do Silk Dress Palterus,
at 620
50CO Gold Pencils, at 63
1000O Gold Tens, with silver Cases.
at 62
20000 Gold Rings, at 61.50 each-...
12081 do at I 110 em-h.. . .
6.500
6,500
8,000
3,500
3,000
3,000
2,500
1,500
8,000
15,000
6,000
1,200
1,000
2,500
5.000
4.000
3,001)
7,500
10.000
7.500
4.000
6,000
7,500
4,000
:,ouu
10.000
15,000
20.000
30,000
12,084
Every pereon, by paying ONE DOLLAR
Will receive a rerlitirmp ! inomhsivhin
lillilie llim to a hamlsnino lari-n l.iiliiinranliir
Engrav ing of the new and magnificent Cup-
nut vi vino, lorming one ol trie most
beautiful parlor ornaments ever gotten up as
an engraving, and richly worth a dollar fthe
publisher's retail price.) Each subscriber
w ill alo be entitled to a share in the distri
bution of tliegilta enumerated in the Scheme.
The EnEravint'j can he sent bv mm I tn nv
part of the country, and we will commence
.i.ai..A.:MM .i . . . .... ,
ucii.ciiug iiwin iu loose Having iicKtis Dy
the filteeuth of January,
For particulars, Tickets, &c, &c.,call on
Agent at . He will
send bills, circulms. &c. on imdiiaiioi)
(post paid.) BURN ELL & CO.
ivoiuniuue, U. February 2, lbo5. tf
O. 1), If CURAT, P. H. MURRAY, JAS. M'KKAji
OHM a i9
Importer of. and Dealers in.
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
SIGN OF TIIE FROM ST.
WE Will flllTllirslP liilla mnw irTi.li
jvuuiHg uuu5c in we we&i. uour. irr irer-
..kS " . .
uimiiio, inmatr propriPiors, raiirta a contrac
tors, and other, willsubserve their interests by
S. 19. HOLMES & GO.
(Successors to Smith and Holmes.)
" MANUFACTUREB.3 OV
Tin. Sheet Iron, and Copper Wens,
ALSO DIALEES, WHOLESALE RETAIL, IV
Stoves, Gratet. & 7olow Ware,
MARKET STREET, EAST SIDE.
. PORTSMOUTH, OHIO.
Septt j.
Proclamation.
PULVElLVACIIEirs
Ilydro-Elrttric Tollale Chains! '
ANEW and NOVEL mixle of applying a
powerful remedial aeent, so constructed
as to be worn under (he garments, next to the
skill, producing a constant uninterrupted cur
rent ol fcieotro-iviagcietism,eliect:ng
1MELUATE RELIEF
from the most acute pain, and also a permon
eut cure of all
NERVOUS DISEASES.
It seldom has failed to furnish almost in
stant relief, and a .Fin al I'ebmasest Cuxk
by being used according todirectiion, to ihe
following diseases:
Rheumatism, Uterine Pains,
Gout, Sciatica, Pal jjitation of Heart
Paralysin, Periodical Headache
Painful swelled joints. Si. Vitus' Dance
Neuralgia of the Far e, General Debiletr,
Disease of the Spine, Paiirs of the Chest,
Deafness Blindiies., Hysterics, Dyspepsia
All Diseases that arecaused bv a 'deficient
amount of Aervous Fluid, are greatly reliev
ed, if not permanently cured simply wearing
ine cnains tor a rew nours cacn oav.
Be iTUSDnnj-moo that it is not claimed
that it cures all diseases, but only those for
which it is recommended, and moreover, we
boldly claim and defy, that no medical acent
of any kind has preformed so many cures dur
ing the lust year, of those diseases just nam
ed as
PuLVESKACllEa'8 ElECTIHC ClIAIKS.
And to prove this asseriimi we.defy ant per
son to produce so many well authenticated cer.
uncaiea oidcieniinc 1 fiysicaus and mtelli
Lent patients as may be found in a pamphlet
at'3fi pages, to be had gratis of the agent in this
town.
The Electric Chains were first introduced in
France in 1S50, and after being subjected lo
inemost ihohouoh awd I.ioid Ikial, by tlie
first meuicitl men in ran, they wereloMid
to possess strong ana marvellous powers in
relevingpain, wherever applied, ami by th'ir
i n line iice were ultroiluced into the hospitals ol
thatcity.and alro.sceured by letters pateutby
the French Government.
They are now introduced iu almost every
Hospital iu LitRland, Germany. Austria
IVIgium, and patented in those couuiries,
where '.hey have bcome the
. , t. a
.MObT I OrL LA R L-UIIATIVE AOUIT IX THE
Wokld!
Thcv were first iiilroduccd in the Uniicd
States ii bout one year since, and went through
with the same trial as in Europe, and werent
once introduced into every Hospital in New
York, where ihnv ar! n-w in daily u-io.
eirecling even more wonderful cures than bai'
ever belore been awarded 'them. They are
highly recommended Profs. Valentine Mott
Van B'ircn, Post, andothars, who have pub
lUhed ihtir views of liieir power and value in
several of the medicul journals in that city.
and are also iu the daily practice of recom
mending their use to patients. A full ac
count of their opinion may also be found
in every pamphlet, and pent to tha ad
dress of any person iu the State, applying
(post paid) to the agents. The C'haiiib
can b6eiit by mail, with full description
lor use.
fXT Pfice of Chain, 83 aal j.
Physicians are politely invited to call
and examine their construction, and uro-
uounre upon their merit.
OSB WOHD MORE TO INVALIDS.
No person need fear tha: they will not
accomplish just what it is claimed they
can do, and all persons who have become
disgusted with a constant pouring down of
patent nostrums (bottled swiil) are kindly
and politely inviied to give ihera u trial.
Card to Ladies. Ladies who are en
cicnte, are requested not to wear them for
a grent length of time, for by bo doing,
miscarriage it frequectly prodticel-
N. B. One Chain will last for years and
lo.e none of its electric powr., by ue, can be
applied to either odut ur . Iiilib For sale
iu all the principlcities ne the U. S,
J. Steinert, Gen lei Agent. N. Y.
All communications (Post paid) addressed
to S. S. DEMU'f H, McArthur Ohio, Agent
for Vinton and adjoining Counties, will le
ceive pminpt attention.
June 3J, 195-1. ly
t I) I. I ! I d .. d ' .
.1 i 11 Dili: 111 VI lUMUM.
H1CK0CK & Rro.,
HAVING just opened a Wholesale and
Retail HAT VI'OHE in Portsmouth
on Jiront Street, between Market and Jcller
mmi, they invite 1f to cull and examine the i t
stock of
glials and Caps, Straw Goods, Trunks.
L Vulisrs, Carpet Bags, Umbrellas ic
OH EVERy DESt'RIVTIOK.
Purchasers can at all times find at our es
tablif hment a full and complete assorlmen
of the richest and most desirable styles, at
well aslhe most common fabrics. Our lone
experience in the business, and knowledge ol
manufacturing, with the facilities for purcha
sing, are such that we are confident we can
sell lower than any other House in the West.
UK: ot all kinds wanted, for which the
highest prices will be paid.
Portsmouth, November 4,
1853. ly
JOHNSON'S BOOK STORE.
HII. JOHNSON, (successor to Joseph
Jones) keeps coustantly on hand a
large stock of
BOOKS, STATIONERY, WALL
PAPER Jc,
Which ho will sell at Eaatern Pricei. It is
his design to afford Country Merchants, and
purchasers generally, such facilities for sup
plying themselves with every article in his
line, as they have not heretofore enjoyed.
Additions are now being made .J his stock,
which will, make one of the Largest ace" isl
In the Western country.
As a mere outline, his stock will be found
to consist of
BOOKS Medical. Scientific, Lawr, Theolog
ical, School, Blank and Miscellaneous.
STATIONERY Letter, Cap, Bill and Note
Paper.
ENVELOPES-BufT. Embossed and Plain
White, and Government.
WALL PAPER A heavy and well selected
stock, at prices ranging from 8 csnts.
Jo 61,00 per bolt. Also, Borders of
the greatest variety, aud Window
Blinds.
BLANK BOOKS Ledgers, Journals, Day
Books, and Time Books, all of every
style.
PERIODICALS-Those issued Monthly, and
others.
MAPS Large Maps of both Hemispheres and
of the United States; Small Maps ol
each of the Western States, and of
Mexico.
FANCY ARTICLES of different kinds.
ALSO Slates. Copy Books, Copper Plate.
Tencils, Gold and Steel Tens, Ink of
11 kinds, Inkstands, Wafers, tsc, &c.
All of which wiii be sold low. at Whole
sale and Retail at Johnson's Book Store,
Jones' old stand, Paint St., Cbillitoihe, Ohio.
Decembers. 1853. ly.
HATS & CAPS, of every quality and style,
just received and for sale cheaper than
ever, at DEM.UTH &CO S.
Nov. 81, '54, tf.
STRAW CUTTERS.
20
YANKEE Straw Cutters, from 7 to
m2 ; received at the Gilt Anvil.
DENNING, CAMPBELL & CO.
Jul , 1853.
CHERRY PECTORAL,
For th rapid Cr f ..
rorens, colds, coarsexess,
BRoxrniTis.wnoopixG-eocGii,
CROUP, ASTIMIA, A.D- '
CtttSOIPTIOV. ' .
WE invite the attention nf tie Public ti
the Certificates apiided below, ami
bespak for them that candid coiuiileratiou
which their honest frankness Uenervt.
.Men in such station as many who volun
tarily bear witness to the efficacy and Viliieof
Ciikriiy Pectoral, do riol wantonly trifL
with, or distort lacto, nor nveMeUMheir con
victions. Judge then, whether thijisuot t!is
medicine to trust when you mut have relipf
for the throat or lungs; judge too, whether ev
ery family oimht not to have it by them as
safeguard against the everywhere 'prevailing
enemy, which steals with fuial Ireuucncy up
on almost every flock and carries off tha lamb
from many a home? "
Joikson C. D-, JDtkscn City, O .KUi Sot ; in;
Dr. J;C. Atfr.
Sir The Cherry Tectoral is much Inqui
red after. Several of our tst Physicians
have ufed It, three of them in their own caio
and always with the happiest eflecls, Tim
numerous patent medicines always befew
them, lead to incredulity in regard to every
new remedy; end it is only after - undoubted
evideuce of value in any article, that anything
like a general confidence, can be excited.
The unrivalled rxcelme of this combina
tion of agents, (in ll.e Ch'rrv Pectoral) proveil
beyond l-uv it by repeated trial under their own
observation, has compiled medical men to
proclaim abroad its usefulness.' It is beyond
all doubt the best general remedy we have for
Ihe Pulmonary A flections of this climate, at
the same time sedative and fxpc.clor.iul it
rare combination of properties.
In hope that it will prove its own reward,
I sulit-cribe myself.
Respscllulty your obi. serrt..
JAS. II. C. M1LLH.I.J4 D.
Allegan. Mich., lOth Jan., lbW.
Dear Sir No one, no not one man, wom
an, or child cum le found to deny that t
Cherry Prclcnl is nil that iU-laitiu to be.
There ismuchus'-d in this vicinity although
not kuown un'il recently. Tha couiiuuiiuy
should know its virtues.
Yours truly,
John K. Eillovo, M. D.
Let gtnthmn cf Cue Legal Prcfcmon tvirk
this CUM.
Williamsburg, L. I., Sept. t. 1303.
Dr. J. C. Avsr.
Dear Sir Over application for th psit
three years to my duiiesasBnadvocatobronhi
on some eight mouths aj;o a teveie irritdtioa
of ihe bronchial tubes, wliidi vvaj a courthut
nnnoyauce to me, ami last becoming a auurco
of great apprehension. Every remedy trieil,
fuile.l toenn relieve irie.till 1 tifed your CI et
ry Pectoral. This tins not oly reiiweij m,
but as 1 trust.w holly cured u-e. Icute noili
ing for the reputalion of advi.cotiii; Patent
Mediciiie.and ihis U at your sci wli.-. 1 (thai t
reccotiiinend it to members ot I! e bar, un I
others whom 1 may meet, lubui'.n uu-Jer
similar iit.lispo.-iiiou-i.
Vours truly,
B. F. Joseb.
Scuth Tun-, Mn .ng 13. IblU.
1 have lio Iic-itatioii iu aj iiit-.tliol 1 rci,Hrl
Ajcr'a CI ui t y I'ecloral asclc. inejly ibe taut
remedy iiliiu u.) l.iiu-. Ifilgf; lur ibe cure of
cliroaic liouchitis, corahs, and all diseases of
iho luuts. M. A. Klst, M. D.
Montgomery, Ala., October 4, lSl'J.
Dr. J. C. Avtit. Sir: lliave u-a'd yum ad
miruble compound extensively in my practic ,
mil find it to surpass, by far, any otbsr reun
ly we have lor curing ilibeasi s upon the 1 1111,4-.
Yourob.-dieut servt., R. B. Junes, M. Jl.
What yet remains 10 convince the most iu
'reclulous that the Cherry Pectoral is all that
t purports 10 be, viz: an unequalled iCiueditl
igeut for all diseasesxd the throat aud lungs,
i heexperience of years, has proven it tu Ixt
such, and we submit it 10 ihe people, be I let
ing that its vinuts willfully uiaialaiu its
leputalion.
Prepared by J. C. AYER, Chemist, Lowell,
Massachusetts.
fXJ" Beware of worthless preparation
-ittempted to be paluied ulf uudcr a iiuiiUf
name.
Sold Bv
F, ECKSTEIN, jr., Cincinnati; U. B. WILL,
McAaliur, and by dealers in Medicine every
vheie. Jan. 2G 'S5 1iao.
CUKE & GARDNER,
DRUGGISTS,
WILKES VILLE, OHrO,
KEEP constantly on hand the Mowing
cf inline and popular family medicines.
PILLS. Sellers Liver Pills, McLaiuei
Liver Pills, Aver's Pills.
COUGH REMEDIES. Seller's Impetlil
Cough Syrup, Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Seller's
Hi vt-Svrup, Seller's Syrup of Suiils.
WORM M EDI CI NES,-Sel let's Ver mifuge,
McLuine's Vermifuge. i:
LINIMENTS. H. Q. Farrel's Indian Lin
iment, Gardner's Volatile Liniment, Rad way's
Ready Relief. Pain Curcr, Liquid Opidildor.
HAIR TONICS. Lyon's Kathairon, O, S.
Gaylorcls.
Also: A large and well selected stock of
Drugs, Medicines. Oils, Paints and Dye-atutln
all for sale at the lowest prices.
Oct. 27th, 1S54. ly.
BANNER STORE,
AT THE BLUE CORNER,
MKTlll'R, Y1ST0N C0U5IT, OUIO.
IN order to dispose of the large quantities
of Me.chandise. now inMcArthur, wo are
convinced of the necessity of offering induce
ments to customers, sufficient to warrant
them in coming from a greater distance for
their supplies. To accomplish this we are
determined to
DIVIDE THE PROFIT8
With our friends. In other words, we will
positively sell, for Cash or Traduce,
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, HARD.
WARE, QUEENSWARE. and tbe
BEST FAMILY GROCERIES, AT
ONE-HALF THE USUAL PROFITS
Generally charged in this region of country.
We say, to the Farmers ot Vintoo. we are
prepared to prove what we say. Call aud tea
lor yourselves. And we hereby give notice
to all concerned, that the day for selling
Goods, in McArlhur, fur 50 and 100 per cent,
is gone by. We have determined 10 sell for
5 and 10 percent, and then make money by
maKing more saies.
Our stock is entirely new, and -wo will, a
he wantsof the people" require it, renew.
CM and see. S. S. DEMUTH & Co. .
Nov. 17. 1854.-6m. ...
OX YOKES,
-f fYANKER Ox Yokes, at the Gilt.Anvi
XU DENNING, CAMPBELL& CO.
Ju,j2 1651.

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