Speech of Zuchariah Spicer.
On tha question, "Which enjoys the
greatest amount of happiness, tba bach
elor or lb married maul"
Mr, Freiident nd Gentlemen I rise
to advocate the cause of married men.
And why ehould I nott I claim to know
something about the institution, I do,
Let me confront him with uay w'tfa and
seventeen children and decide. ,
High a the Rock Mountaine tower
above the Mississippi Valley, doet the
character of the married man lowers-
bove that of the bachelor. What wai
Adam before he got acquinted with Ever
W hat but a poor, shiltless, helpless, In
significant creature? No more to be
compared with his alier self, than the
mill-dam to the great roaring cataract
of Niagara. (Applause.
Gentlemen there woe a tine, I blush
to ear it, when I to uti a bachelor, and
a more miserable creatura you would
hardly expect to find. Every day I toil
ed baid, and at night came home to my
comfortless garret no carpet uo fire, no
nothing. Everything waa in a clutter,
and the words of the poet,
"Confusion was monarch of all he surveyed."
Here lay a pair of pants, tbrre a dirty
pair of boots; there a play-bill, and bare
a pile of dirty clothes. What wonder
that 1 took re frige at the gaining table
and bar room. 1 found it would never
dogeutlemen, and in a lucky moment 1
vowed to reform. Scarcely bad the prom
ise passed my lips, than a knock was
beard at the door, and in ore Susan
Simpkins after my dirty clothes.
'Mr. Spicer' says she, 'I've washed for
you six months, aud bavn't steu the first
red cent in the way cf payment. Now,
I'd like to know what you are going to
do about ill'
I felt in my pocket-book. There was
ntrvrcd in it. and I knew it well
Miss Simpkins, said I 'i'ts no use of
denying it. I bavn t got the pewter.
1 wish for your sake I bad.'
There,' said she promptly, 'I don't
wash another rag for you.'
'Slop,' said I. 'Susan I will do all I
can for you. Silver or cold fare Lnone
but if my heart and baud will do, they
re at your service.
'Are you in earnest! says she looking
'Never more so,' eaya 1.
'Then,' says she, 'as there seems to be
no prospect of my Retting my pay any
other way, I guess I'll take up with your
Enough said. We were married in
week; and what's more, we bavn't re
pented it. No more atticka for me, gen
tlemen. I live in a good house, and
have somebody to mend my clothes,-
When I was a poor miserable bachelor,
fenllemen, I used to be as thin as a wa
el. Now, I am a plump as a porker.
In conclusion gentlemen, if you want
to be a poor,; reggd fallow, without a
coat to your back, or a shoe to ycur foot,
if you want to grow old before jour time
nd as uncoinfortabe generally, as a
hedgehog done up the wrong waytad
vise you to remain a bachelor; but if
you want to live decently and respecta
bly, get married. I've ten daughters,
gentlemen, overpowering applause and
you may have your pick.
Mr. Spicer eat down amid long-continued
plaudits. The genegous proposal
with which be concluded, secured hiai
Ose or tub HuBBAHDB. A little In
cident becured at the fire yeeteday mor
ning showing the strength (?) of a bus
baud's affections for hia wife, A man
and bis better half stood near a well
the husband had two buckets of water
with which he intended to extinguish
the fire in his shanty and he requested
a passing Cieman to take oue bucket.
At this instant the wife made a miss
steo and fell into the well. -'Your wife
has fallen into the well," said the fire
man. "Never mind." said the 'doating'
The Bible. The Bible must be the
invention of good men or angels; of bad
men or devils: or of God.
' It could not be tbe invention of good
men oraneels: for they neither would
nor make a book and tell liea all the
time thev were writing it. serine, 'Thus
saith tbe Lord.' when it was their own
It could not ne the invention otbad
men or devils, for they could not make
book which commands all duty, and
forbids all sin; and condemns themselves
to all eternity.
I therefore draw thia conclusion: the
Bible must b given by inspiration of
Cheebfulkess or Cubibtuhb. Reli
gion is mistaken by the worlding for a
syatem of rigor and austerity, marking
its votaries with melencholly and sup
planting every genial affection and in
nocent enjoyment. Let those who pos
sess it be careful to rectify this error by
their own example. In their own de
portment, let them evince neither mor
oseness nor waut of courtesy, but the
grateful serenity of a hopeful, patient,
and loving spirit. Let them cultivate
the smile that can shine through sorrow,
and speak those sweet words that heal
as a medicine; and not sicken end re
pine as others, when the desire of their
eyes are taken away with a atroke. For
who has such a right to be always happy,
.and on whom are sncb obligatoins laid
to be ever cheerful, as those who "have
the promise of the life that now is, and
Aa imaginative Irishman gave utter
ance to this lamentation:- 'I returned to
tbe halls of my fathers by night, and
found them in ruins. I cried aloud, 'My
fathers where are theyr and echo re
sponded, Ms it you, rairick MuiatneryT
Keii sous Bottles Fiat. People
are frequently found dead with an empty
buttle beside them, which proves the
danger of an empty bottle, and the ne
cessity for a full one. . .
. 'Gejtly the dew are o'er roe stealing,'
as tba man said worn be nea nve cue
pills presented to him at otice.-
..The very left-curiosity we bave seen
poke of jri the papers, is a wheel that
came ofTa dog's tail wbe4'itas 'wig-fin.'
THE CITIZENS OF McARTH.Sj
2 oa and vicinity have at last JSL.
an excellent opportunity to obtain one of the
greatest luxuries of life' by a email expense
and a little attention. There is nothing con
duces more to the ktallh.comort and happi
ness of a family, as plenty of Rood ripe fruit,
nd the effects of Ornamental Trcei on the
mind ever produces cheeiluluesi ; 'hen why
not set out all the vacar.t parts of our lots in
Ornamental and Fruit Trees. Mr. Grtious
offers for sale Tiets and Grafts; Apples at
20 cts. per tree, insured; Oralis, best varielirs,
at 21 els. per Graft, insinedj fa best Cherry.
Prar, Apricots and Plumbs that can Le ob
tained, at 6J cts. per graft, insured; two of
the finest varieties, at 75 cents rxr tree: Ho
ver's seedlina Strawberry; thj finest end law-
est in the United Stains, vi cU per dozen or
ft? per bunJrcd. All will bo ready to deliv
er to subscribers in the spring; it is di-siruble
to have tlie names, varieties and numrxr ry
the 1st of Jlanh. Hand in yoir names to
my Agents K. A. I'mium, Mi AifS. .'. James
Ilays, or Washington LVnison, in the vicini
ty of McArthur. Make your choice from the
uliouii: I lit:
ulumn Sweeting, Septembet: American
Golden Risselt, winter; American Summer
Pearmain, August; i!uldwin, winter; libit
Seeknofurther, do.; Black Gilliflower, do.;
Uellflower, yellow, do; Errbant LcUItoiver,
do; Belmont or gate, do; Bullock's Pippin,
do; 3lach, do; Bull's Sweet, do; Eorovits!y,
bummer; lienonl, do; Jsmlcy awret, winter;
BroadeIl bwectmg, do; liorafsa, do; Looper,
Fall; Cumberland Spioe, winter; Clark's
Sweeting, do; Duches de Oldcnbcrg, Fall:
Denver's Winter Sweet, do: Detroit, do: Dy
er or Pound Royal, Fall; Downtown Pippin.
uo; iwgneii KeustreaK, winter; Jttopus lipit
snber;, do; Early Strdwberry.Summer; Early
Harvest, do; Fall Wine, Fall; Fall Golden
Pippin, do; Famause or riomrr.a tla Neig?,
do; toy's Red winter, inter; Fink's Seedling,
do; Flushing Spitzenbcrg, do; Federal rear
main, do; Green Newtown Tippin, do; Gate
or Belmont, do; GclJen Sweeting Summer;
Golden Cnlville, do; Gravtstcin, Full; ll::b
banlsion Nonesuch, winter Hoop Au;!e, do;
Honey Greening, do; Hays' Red Winter, do;
Jonathan, c'o; Jersey Sweeting, August: Ka-
ighn's 'pitKnbur, winter; lUng's Sweet,
Fall; Large Paradise, winter; Lemon Pippin,
do; Little Greening, do; Lady's Sweeting, do;
Lippincott, Summer; Lowell or Orange, Fall:
Murphy, Winter; Milan, do; Miynpple Sweet,
do; Male Carle, do; Norton's Melon, do; Nor
thern Spy, do; Neverfail, do; Newtown Suit-
zenburfj, do; Putnam Russet, do; Femock's
Red VV inter, do; Peck's Pleasant, do; Pocey's
winter Kcd bwcet, uo; rnor 8 Ket winter,
do; Pound ifuyal, or Dyer, Fall; Porter, do;
Red Doctor, winter; Rhode Island Greeninn,
do; Romanite, do; Red Cauada, do; Rome
Beauty, do; Ramsdelt's Winter Sweet, do;
Reinette Triumphant, doj'Seinet'a Cnr.la,
do; Ream's Red Winter, do; Rarabo, do; Red
Aetrochan, cummer; Eupero Sweet, winter;
Scarlelfwinter sweet, do; Swaar, do; Sweet
Permain,;do; Snow Apple, do; Sapsonwino
summer; eever's Redstreak, Fall; Summer
sweetiiig.summer; Tewkesbury winter "lush,
winter; Tulpahocon.do; Trader's Tency, o;
Vandevcre, do; Winter Grcenir,do; White
Pippin, Uo: Westficld seeknofurti.er, do; win
ter aweet FemdUe. dot winter sweet Sambo.
do; Wincsay, do; winter sweet. IIod::c's. do:
Whitney's sweetine. do: Western arv. do:
W inter wine, do; Whitrrjer's cweoting, Full;
Wagoner, winter; Yellow Newtown Pippin,
do; Yellow Bellflower, do. .
Anenas, October; Burtlett.&jpiemjer! Biter-
re Del, November; Bloodgood, A.a,'us.t; Buet
re d'Areimnburg, December; Bueire Brown,
September; Bourre Itcse, October; Dearborn's
seedling, August; Duchess de Angouleme,
October; Frederick of Wcrternburg.Ssptember;
Flemish Beauty, September; Louioe j'mineile
Jersey, October; Stephens' Genessee, Septem
ber; Seckie, do; Wilkinson, November; v.'hite
Doyenne, October. P.tici, 25 to 80 Cents,
Yellow Alberje, Gross Mifjnonnc, Rejal
George, Crawford's early Me'.ccotou, early red
Rurctipe, Vondmark Cling.very largo, V.'a.ii's
Late Free, Late white Cling, Turple Alberge,
Old Zack, Morris' white,Fiee, Eurr'e -Pineapple
Clin', Moriisania round, Early 'I7l)oi::on,
Ciawford's Late iWelocoton.Cable's ljftc Cling,
Yellow Rureripe.early Anne, Bateliam'sSross
ilfjSnonne, Pewlher's Cling, very f!p, Ileaih
Cling, very superior, Cable's Late frlocotun.
Early York, JBiiues' Rum ripe, Teton de Ven
us. Prick) 10 cts. single $10 per 190.
C HERS IE S.
White Bigarreau, Elton, IJaj Duke, Biar
reau or Grafflon, Belle ylndigeoi:e, Belle de
Choisey, Red Bigarreau. Harper'B Big'trreau,
Jmerican .dmber, Black Tartarean. Pkice,
23 cts, each.
J3B3IDTJOOS OESAMEHTAL TRDLJ,
Chinese ililanthus, Cstalfa, Cypress, Euro
pean Larch, meriain Larch, Silver leaf Lh-
tie, Rose i4cacia,Co!luted, Weepinj Willow,
abarnum, Tulip Tree.
EVERGREEN ORNAMENTAL T&EE3.
Balsam Fir, Norway Spruce, Chinese Ar
borvite, American do; Scotch Broom, Dwarf
Box, Austrian Pine, Hemlock spruce, Scotch
Pine, Coreican Pine, Red Cedar.
fXJI bave a few choice Plum trees, Quince
Bushes, Isabella and Catawaba Grape Vines,
Current and Gooseberry Bushes, Strawberry
Plants, Fig trees, Hydrageus, Dutch Aspara
gus, rj-c; also, twenty varieties of Noiseltce,
Chinebe, Tea, Burbon, Scotch nnd Climbing
E. S. GRIUGS.
January 26, 185. tf.
iEW GOODS! GREAT BARGAINS!!
At tub NEW STORE cf
$TEF.iJ3ERGEn & SHOWER,
EAST KiDDP 81SSCS mtLBERH ECIiDlSTS
Main Street, Ms Arthur, Ohio.
Y7B wieh to announce to the citizens of
7 J Vinton county, that we hive perma
nently located in Mc rthur, and have juit re
ceived from the eastern cities one of the larg
est and best selected stock of
FALL WINTER CLOTHING,
Drtr Goods, Habuwabe, Boots, Shoes,
QrjEXBawBE, Hatb, Capu and Gbockuish,
ever opened In this market, all of which w
will sell lovir than tht ta-zie article can It
bought for in the County. We will also keep
constantly On hand a good assortment of fine
Cutlery; Gold and Silver Watches, Jewelry,
Ate., &c. Our friends are respectfully invited
to call and examine our stock before buying
elsewhere, as we are determined to give good
OCT" Couhtbt Produce of all kinds re
ceived at the highest cash prices.
STERNBERGER, & SHOWER. '
Oct 20th. 1651. 6m,
Steam -Cabinet Factory.
J. ii. wait; .
Cobiib or JcrriBSov akd Second Streets,
- PORTSMOUTH, OH10,V
1ALLS the attention of the citizens of
J Vinton and adjoining counties to ins su
perior stock of ,1 j' - - "
CABI1VETC- W ARE,
which be offers at wholesale or retail on reas
enable terms. Give him a call. ,.'.,
Orders attended to promptly. -March
if "YOU CALL VUU ,V1LL BIX.
JIINH S. HAWK, .
MAIN STREET, McARTUUR, OHIO,
Ucultr in all kfoJt f '
DRT GOODS, GROCERIES, HARD
WARE. QUEENSWAR3, HATS,
CAPS, BONNETS, BOOTS f
NAILS, he. Also,
... Agent for . .
LOUDON & Co's. POPULAR FAMILY
IS just receiving from Cincinnati, one of the
Largest a.id beet selected stocks of New,
Ever bro.'lit to McArthur, express'y for the
Winter tre !, width he is dc'e.rmined to sell
on li e most reasonabla terms.
Just call and see my New Goods Ufrre
Bring abng your Produce, for in l.a way
of Barter he will give you as good bargains tf
though you brought the Ut.-:X
November 17, IbOl. 1st, c. I.
W. M. Starr. It. D. Tewihui
VVECLEY 6TAWf 6Cn"
CEHRll CC 51 SI SSI 0.1 HEBl'HlTflV
Fctit Sil of Wlrn frodnea
IX KT TOEACCO TLOUR, PB0TI3I0NB, k4.
Nob. 5 51678. CHARLES STREET.
EeUei-n Pratt "nJ Camden strect3. near itie
T-jbacco Inspection Warehouse,
B A IT 1 SOUS.
Liberal iar.;ea mads on eonainncnti,
N. B. Ve have recently removed to our
new and extensive Wathousoav upi n ?iMth
Charles JJtreet, wln-re v i have the dvoutjgc
cl a Piil lie' l traclt i l our own, (counicit!'
out House wish the Jl. & O. vPaihviy.) ond
are thus enabled to receive nil our cousins-
nents. when sent iu cat loids, Je ot Uray
tr. We hav?, a'sn, evey fncil ity ht "i? re
ceipt and sale of Tobacco, F'our, Provisions,
ewid Western 1'ioducc. cenemlly.
We send a correct statement of the Mat1;eti
mputbly.to our-fri: cr ofk"!"i ifde?ireJ.
June 10 i-1 lyr.
rCBvTHDRC AAD ronaisasoi bkrchai?.
CENTER WHEELING" WaAUYRS
WHEELING, V A., ? BRIDGEPORT,
lies larpe and rxtir.atve Ware ilrJr.'PS, in
is prepared with eery facility, to attend t
all business, entrusted to hi care, properly
He forwards f a'ight by Cat loads or olherwisn
September 2,18-W.- ly
"iTTTITn n tWT
(succkssor to jobu1:! jus es,)
. . deaixhih
i!t dlcnl, TicDloral, Blank nnd liUsctl'a
, . nccci Books, Sinttoncrymd Wall Puprr,
; , CH1LLIC O T1I2, . OHIO.
Eooka received from IU Eastern Mar
ket a t thoir earliest publication, or ordwt
wrrcn nofurea. u
C. S. & J. AV. S3IITSI,
8l'ccessoss qr Davis Si.ith & Co.,
FORWARDING . AND COMMISSION
Dealers in Produce and Manufacture!?
of Star Mill Flour.
Cohb'fTirrK'iitB of Goods and Prc.V'.ca to
Forward or Sell, solicited.
Nov. 4, 1853. ly
IRON, NAILS AND STLEL.
Hflfm fi A AUB3. Rolled and llam-
JLiJXJ JJJ mered Iron,
5000 Lbe. Norway Nail Rod.
SO Kegs assorted cut nud rong'it Nails.
L!jc. Equare, round end ocU;oii
Sleet.. Just received at the Gilt Anvil.
DINING, CAMPBELL fit CO.
Ji-ly Sa,il853. .
B. .U9Y9 & GOi,
Wholesale Dealers In
BOOTS, SIMES, HATS HEATHER
FRONT STREEf, PORTSMOUTH, 0,
January -0, 1854. ly
OBIS MI NO, CAiaP3ELL & Co.,
Importers and Whokait and Mill Ctaln ia
Hard n-urc, Sa Jdlcry, iron, Glass,
WOULD respectfully inform theirf fiends
and the public tliat they have at leng tj.
got into their splendid new room, and have
fitted il up expressly for the. Hardware trade,(in
the burnt district) under the sign of the GILT
ANVIL, EaEt side of Taint, between Water
and -d sis, wheie they are opening, iu addi
tion to pert of their former stock, a large And
desirable stock of American, German ind
English Hardware, taddlery, Iron end Giles,
together with all nrlicles usually kept in Hard
ware 6totes, aiul invite all to call and txHea
look at their uew room and examine their
1I:.:V have mntnined a slnclt of Grxvlii Bt
their OLD STAND, sum of the Mill Sawjon
Tagert's sqwre, (under the immediate caleol
f Ln C L . L t k 1 1-
uno ui uic iiriii v. ucre uiey uavr- ueeu ui
enily patronized t!io liast year, for which tl
tae tins opportunity ot returning their si
cere tnanks,and solicit a continuance ol I
tame for both establishments, promising
Keep as gooa uoons ana sell as low as an
May 10, 1S53. n491y.
J, F, TOWELUi CO,, V
Dry fioodj, Eillery (ioods, Qaccnsware, China
' PORTSMOUTH. OHIO.
WE bave just opened our first Spring
Stock of the above goods and are now
exhibiting one cf tLe finest asHUtmentsevar
opened in this place.
To eccomoodale our increasing trade, we
have converted our second floor into tvo
handsome sale-rooms, one for the Carpets, Oil
Cloths, llattings and Window Shadw, and
the other Tor Imnets end all kinds of Willi
ncrs Trimmings at wholesale and retail. In
this department we shall hereafter maaufac
ture or trim Bonnets in the most fashionable
styles. Milliners and others are invited to
examine our superior stock of Bonnets, Rib'
bons ficc., before purchasing elsewhere. :
We shall continue as heretofore tosspolv
Housekeepers, Hotels and Steamboats, with
every thing in the furnishing Dry Goods line,
Table ware and Carpets at tbe very lowest
price. J. F. TO WELL & CO; :
- ' No. 4 EuterprifieBuildig.
April 7.. 1854. ly :. , , ..,
: FRESH tE& I
TUST recsivedj warranted of triu fall's
O catching, No. 2 Mackerel, of best
quality. No. 1 White or Lake fish br i sale
at - - 8. 8. DEMUTH cs Cm'
Kov.lT,IS54. m. J '-.--.. 1
BOOKI.LER. S ATIOr.ll.AND
B 1 LA KBK MANUFACTURER
4 Backtr Block, rvoat St., Fortune th, Uo
Has on nand a complete assortinent of
MISCELLANEOUS, LAW, MEDICAL.
COMMON SCHOOL AND CLASSSICAL
TOOITREB WITH A nth STOCB OF
StapU and Fauey Stationery,
I am confident that it would be for the in
terests of dealers in this vicinity, to make
their purchases of me. initeuj of going rr
sending East. Xho difl'erer.i-e 0r time, tli2
cost of transportation, with the advantage of
frequent orders for imtll cjiiiaii.ies. hia',.3 it
more economical as well us "lore expeditious
to purchase in this market.
I invite buyers to examine mv st( c!t. a."d
comp'. my prices xv ith t'ice of .BoofcHlsrs
in Cincinnati, or ei3ewnerj.
School cud Cii.-u'cal Uoshs,
All tbe kinds in use, at tho lowest ratea.
.1 Complete Airt.Mtit tf Laa or.d
Zhil ical 1) oo ko ; Miictllantov JJ9s;
All tht Ktv and Standard PvtUenKont.
I I.ave also, in connrrtlcn witli My B;ik
.?4ore, an extenslro JiiaJcm, where Bli:i!;
Bocs of any size and Filt'ern of
quality, suitable for County Offices, I'nnlts,
rurnacej, niHuarance Ujmparrcs, ftc,
made to otder.
StapU a,id Funcy Stationery of all kinds.
WALL PAPERS. CUUTAL'I PA
PERS, and horde:: in a.
I ofTet the largest and best stork ever brj t
to our citr,aijrl will sell them eihier 1 1 Whole
sale or Retail, at as low rates as any Louse
West of the Mountain. I huve a'.l W.idj.
ficm the richest Gilt to the coinmoiiKt kind
manufactured. I purchase them direcily fumi
tbe mauur-icturerd, and can sell thcin very low
to the country trade.
Jt w ill afford me 'measure to show uw
goods, and 1 shsll spare no efforts to rande'i
BooKscllers, country dealers and private li
braries sup p'iud at Hie wry foiotat refi-'s, in
Ishall be happy to receive wle'3, es3itring
thore wltj -sen J, t'.pt they xiil la lilietl
uroTiply. Particular attention r''!d toirt.jie
by Mail, or rherwi, for quanti'ies. ot sin
Poruinuuth, Ap.il V9, 1 '51.
MA3VlLLli, k POKfJJM'JUi'.I,
The new and splendid srift r.Tnb" t '.-zwzi
Capt. WM. McCLAIII:
Vill leave Cincinnati
Mondavi. Wednss:Uv8. end
at 1 1 A. M. ri'.eciscly
Will InavA r. 'inmii'i
fuscdays, Thursdays, urr.t1 wyj.
at tho sinifl hour toucnitis at cii vvny points,
THE 'Jt;;c ;ir was built eTpreoaiy Icr this
trsv'a, and t'.n ;.rop!8 i;iny rely uj.cn l'ie
fuct that "lie w ill re;:!n ihme. PTcitbor pis
norexpanw have been aparjd to lit up a' f:.i;t
decs pacl:e,twithoneye t9 iTpeed,ra:.'ty,a..d
coiaforf; all requirements "f the now uv j
inj complicil wilhjanJ itij cor.lldratly I.cpod
that tilt pub'xwili appreciate and e::cnu:
theentcrprtse. The Proprietors rfthhllo tt,
at ill reasons ol l'ie yenr, will havj n bout in
the trade, so that no incoinieni'i:. j i- :'' I
alter be given to 4.-a vellerj. Sept. t), f 1 Dm
tel.) HE subscriber having Icaccd tl.e tbovo
and House, (formerly the United ttae7l'.3
tii;o and having made a conpleto rniov.-ibn
pnbre-furnished the house with new Furr.ittim
tlitorjhout, respectively invitei t'.a travsllpg
public to jive him a e'.!.
II 10 TAB L.T
Will alwav contain l-jt !'-.it
aaorus, ana no means vi.J i,2 rrirJ t,i r;a!;e
an couirortablc. JOHN ROW
Oct. 10th, !-M .
3ADDLE AND HARNESS DEPOT!
SADDLE k MAWrACTVRT,
Oppobitb Jt Jt. Win's,
MAIN STREET, McARTHUR. OHIO.
rTEEhScanttanllv on tiittirl
X3a- and will rnaniifcutiiia A
to order, Saddles, Hridlco.and mTrt-
Ml - T.
Hanu?icl every variety. ite.-
He wiil use the very best of materials, and
pereontu uiietition to lue b:ui:iecs, b:s fiur.ds
andcustonieis may rest ssjuted that they will
find every article purehaaed of him, all that il
ia repiesented to be, and at prices as low t
ine nriicies can uwjiiiiy ue uisposcu oi.
April 23, &4ly.
SMITU & SOUS,'
JACKSON C. H., OHIO.
Cept. 23, 1853. ly
u. 5, muubat, p. h. mobrat, jas. m'krah
Impoiters of, and Dealers 111,
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
SIGS OF THE FR05T ST.
WE will duplicate bills with any regular
jobbing Houee in tho West. Country mer
chants, fnrnace proprietors, ruilroa d contrac
tors, and others, willsubserve their interests by
giving u. can.
May 19,54.- ly.
(Succae&ors to Smith and Holmes.)
Tiu, Sheet Iron, and Copper Warn,
ALSO DEALERS, WHOLESALE RETAIL, IS
Sfoe8, Grates. llohote Ware,
MARKET STREET, EaST SIDE.
Sept. 8 1564. ly.
S00 Uides AVanetd!
(GREEN OR DRIED.):
For which wa will pay 4 8 Cents per lb,
S.& DEMUTH' & CO.
December 22nd, 1854. If. "
JOBS 8WEPSTOII SAMUEL awtPSTOS.
J& 8. SWEKTON have opened a fine
stock of Goods at PRATTSV1LLK, 0.
Call and see for yourselves. . . ,
Dec.lst, 1854. ftno. '.
JOB W OKK. of (very description 'mtlr
ateoVad, at ttns 0St. 1
P UL VR MA CHE It 3
DyJrs-L'ltttrie TolUIt tten
A. NEW and NOVEL male of applying a
powerful remedial agent, so constructed
as to be voraunder the garments, next to the
skin, promising a consta.it uninterrupted cur
rent of Electro-Magnetism. eilec-Hns .
IMEDIATB REL1E? , .
from the moet acuta pin, and alrfOa pormao
:iERV0tSDIo2ASis3. . .
It seldom has fulb.l to furnUh almoxt In-
;nt relief, and a i'lSAf, Pcrmabs't Cvt
by b-mj ud -ccorUii 3 udirllioa, u the
).(ieur..atira, Uterine Paic,
Gout, Sciatica, Pnlpitrtion of Heart
Pumlvsis, Pe-iorliral Headache
rii.iuiUs Ttlled J,i!.:ts, Ct. V!tr Dutict
ileuralgia of ti:e i-'aca, General Debility,
Diwjse cf As Spire, Paiiia vf the Cheat,
'reafness U ?l!!ndUvSs, Hyeterics, Dyspepsia
All Diverts thit arfaueed byadeiicieot
amor,..icj rurtv. ; i.iw. era greatly reliev.
!m, if rot penneneutly c?retl simply wearing
.ne c.iains lor a lew Hours encrt car.
Be it uyuESMooo that It is not claimed
tl'ititcur?ssil d resses, but only those for
which it is .-JC"..if.:.nledi end moreover, we
brM!y cLbi and c!;fy, that no medical asnit
oi a.iy r.ini rtaj nre'ormed eo ua.'iv carvs in
in?, the Ir .-t rear, c f thnie dineaees lost niu
ed os , ' '
Pt.LVi::5;Av;Hr.a'i Fi ceiiic ChajJi. "
And to prove this rseriion we.Hefy any per
son la produce :o many wen a iltenHcatiiur
tijeatx ofScicn'"'c Piicens end intelli
gent pMi.'n'sas may be found io a pamphict
of SO prvs, to bs hJ ;rtt'sof the $. at in this
T!ie Electric ChaL j were fret InlrodactJ In
'i:.tm in 1S50, and tftet Un'subjectee" to
uia mcsi liinnouon asd Kioto Tbial, 1y the
first rieditwl men hi i'arle, they wrt found
.o pu3ustr'r ; and ii,arteUot,i powers in
rcieringpnin, trherevet applied, and bv thit
iiiliueuce weVe hlfr'MwJ into the!"j!sof
that city ,fnl a'.ro.uf :vl by IclVrs pa lent by
the French Oove;r:rient.
They a.e u.v.7 i.Hi. I 'red In altl Uirerj
uospnai in v'-r'i, ucrr.iiTijr, Austria
Ifclgtuin, and p' trntel Inf-jse rountiVs,
where tiicy Imve bcome t!4 ,
iUOHT 1 OFULAB lOBATIVB AQtlT II TUB
They were first M roJnced in lbe Hulled
-ates about c'ejeernnce, and went-V""'$b
mm ine fa;nu trni '.s Jtnr-. s,aM;.t weieat
o,ice i'lfnd'iccu I'i'.j evfjylrtiiitnl lnNei-
u.k, v.hi.re t'ey a;a no. !ii-V.tly line.
eTi-e?! even :.xrt "jrr'sth.l eirra .'taa bui
ever "-efora bean av..iri'ej tf : n, Thty are
hi;-,!ily rccomu:Biidsd Profs. Vahitice Mott
Von iuren, Port, -A oths, who have p ib
lished their -v'ev.sirf their poaT(?:U vi.I 3 In
evcr.l 'd I'a ri.lr'tJJ-.'-na!s inthatcity,
i.I swain lit ilier'ri'. jr-c!ka of ntc.i
mendinj ''-eit tie to patnU. A ac-i-i;i:nt
of their o '-.ion rriy also b fvund
in eve.y ;i . . '.l.t, -d tzA to T rj.
tire: j of any pc'isra in 'x !JU'u,' r ' lyldg
(;ust pid) w I'.e tmU. - The fa!:i
can beecnt by p-11, with full il'tip'.h,
Price oi t
a:e p c'.ittty ii.iitel to .l
t. e.r ir.-.i'rtiction, imJ uio-
noi'.;;co tiiiun t..'ir mer.t
0..B wC'.'j jicaz 13 I:;v'u.i.
No tctjt rnd
accumjlich junt w
car i'.it t!:ey will not
cs!i (' t.nd all i.to8 vlio I.uve fcft:ne
di 'rt.nlf.l with a conshut posnli g doivu of
1'i.tent llCwt.i'.r.d (bottled an kindly
end politely iaviis.l toj'jr.i thom a Uiul.
Card t:j Ii :'iicu. I idus vl'0ieeu
cifcuw, ii.u M-.-uaial iiul rrf tl.ein fui
a vreit lergtli of time, for ty n tlirio.
r.ii cantBjp ii ficquectiy rc 'urv-U
N. J5..-CT.3 C.'iain illltior jLn ahd
lo-T rpv.e of i'3 clect-icf v.vr i uw.cau'
applied o cither idiit or . . hildo fr'ol rvle
ia a'.l t!:3 prir.cip'c'tics. na the U. H,
!. CTPinwr, Qon lea yd. N. Y.
A 1 1 cnui m u ii icn i ions ( PoB t paid ) add reeved
13 t. fi. DEi.lUTH, McArlfcsc Ohio, A'.mt
f-r 'i;iio i awl adjo'...!,;; Co-mti.a, ilie-
iJive prompt ctvcnt:. :.
Juiw 30, !oW. ly
A Public Invitation.
Hicsioca & arc.,
AiTuJG p.iGt ojjened a V7holesala and
Retail EiAH' jfCkiinPoitsmoucli
on i'jout .-..vet, i.cl...jn . tarket end Je(,2t'
son, tl.-.y invite All to er.'l andexsTjiiue i,.eir
. I':,'" ,. ?.i.-:-A " l'in..llo. ly,
OV. EVERY Olti-TIVR.' '
iurc'is:-ers can f.t uil limes Cud at ciir ea
tsbiishmcnt a full and complete aiiorfneu'
of the richest a:td most desi.uble styles, at
well as the most common fabrics. Our lone
experience in tlie business, and knowledge of
iitjiiuiakiuii.ij, nun 11. e ijuiuiics tax purcna-
sing, o:a such that we ue cor.1-.lent we can
rell lower than any other House in the West.
FURS of all kinds wanted, fo which the
highest prices will he paid.
Portsmouth, November 4, 1853. ly
JOHNSON BOOK STORE.
HH. JOHNSON, (succes&ct to Joseph
Jones) kecits constantly on bund a
large slock of
BOOKS, STATIONERY, WALL
PAPER 4c, .
Which he will sell at natrn Pricei. It is
hi b design to afford Country Merchants, and
puichasers generally, such facilities for sup
plying themselves with every article in his
line, as they Imve not heretofore enjoyed.
Additions ere now being made to his stock,
which will muhe one of the Largest toi HeBt
in the Western couutry. .
As a mere outline, his stock will be fonnd
to consist of , .
BOOiiS Medical. Scientific, Law, Theolog
ical, School, Blank and Miscellaneous.
STATIONERY Letter, Cap, Bill and Note
ENVELOPES Bnff, Embossed and Plain
White, and Government.
WALL PAPER -A heavy and well selected
stock, at prices ranging from 8 cents,
to (1,50 per bolt. .Also, Borders of
the greatest variety, and - Window
BLANK. BOOKS-Ledgers, Journals, Day
Books, and Time Books, all of every
PERIODlCAlyS-Those issued Monthly, and
MAPS Laree Maps of both Hemisphere and
of the United States; Small Maps of
each of tlie Western States, and of
FANCY ARTICLES of different kinds. :
ALSO Slates. Conv' Books. Conner Plata.
Pencils, Gold and Steel Pens, ink of
all kinds. Inkstands, Wafers, &e., etc.
, All of .which wiil be. sold low, at Whole
sale and Retail at Johnson's J3ook Store,
Jones' old stand, Paint 8U, Cbllllcothe, Ohio.
- December 5 1853. ly.
BLANK DEEDS, BLANK MORTGAGES
and alt Blank required undtf. the no
tices' Code, for Justice of the Peaasurt eon.
ttantly kept on hand and for mil by .
Nov, 21,1854. XjtJ , .; ,
HATS & CAPS, of every quality and style
jut received and for sale .cheaper than
l. . ..i i.i.mi.l St-
Bf t rapM Own f
CCtGQS, COLDS, B01RSEAE89,
CBOVr, iSTOItlA, AID
WB inviu ilia attentiou of the Public to
the Certificates appended below, end
bespfsk for them that candid consideration
' . i i 1 r l j...
nicn IIIEir uunnai iibiiriicbs uracitB,
lien in such stations as many who volun
tarily bear witness to the efficacy and value of
Crkbrt rtcroBAl, do not wantonly trifle
with, or distort facts, nor oveislate their coi
vlctions. Judge then, whether this Is not tbe
medicine U trust when you must bave relief
for the throat ot lump; judge too, whetbu e V
err fcniiW ought not to have it by them as a
safegnerd agaiust the everywhere prevailing
enemy, which steab with fatal freuuenrv up
on almost every not 1 sna carries ou trie lira a
from many a hornet ' . :
JarkKi C. I-, htlm Citf, 0 , DtH Not., lilJ,
Dr, J. 0. Aria,
Sir The Cherry Pectoral Is mnrh inqul
ftJ after. Several of our best Physicians
huve ud it, three of them in tbeir own rata
and always with tbe happiest effects. TIm
nr..,.crous patent mediciiies always be for
them, lead to incredulity in regard to every
new remdv; and it is only afii-r undoubted
evldeacs ol1 value In any erticle.lhat au) thlu
like a general confidence can be eiciteil.
The unrivalled eicellenca of thia combina
tion of agents, (in tbe Chtrrr Pectoral) proved
beyond rsvil by repeated trial under their own
observation, has compelled medical men uJ
picleim abroad its usefulness. It is beyond
II doubt the best general remedy we have to r
the Pulmonary Affections of thy climate, a t
the Sums time wdalive and Mpottorunt a
na combination of properties.
In hope that it will piove its own revard,
I J scuba myself.
Bsictfully yonr obt. scrrt,
JAS. H. C. M1LLKJ.M. D. .
Allegan, Mich., lOlbJan., 1853.
Deer Sir No one, no not w man, wom
an, ot child can be found to deny that the
f'itc.-rj Pectoral (sail ibat it claims to be.'
There is much used in this vicinity although
not knovtn until recently. Tin community
shield know hi Mrtuts.
Juiir li. Ku.LO00,tI. D.
Ltlgmtlrmt of the Lfgal Ppfmwn Mtb
Williamsburg, L, l.i Sept. S, 18'ji
Dr. J. C. Aykb,
Dear Fir Over application for the past
tr-.ret years u mv dalievas anadvocatebro.tijlit
on some eight months ago a severe irritation
of tha bronc hial tubes, which was a cur.stai'l
aii'ioyanct to mc, and fust becoming a souki
of gical appiehensHin. Every mnwly tri j,
fuf ed to even relieve me,lill I tcd yon cher
ry Pectoral. This ru not only jeUeved m,
Uit as 1 trust. wholly cured me. I cam noth
ing fur tb reputalicu of advocotinis Fi ter.a
.'.Icticiiifc3Jtl this is at your service. I shud
recto.urrcud it to numbers ol 1I10 ba:, u I
cibeu uhoM I may meet, laboring uatki
..... B. P. Joarc-i.
6utl Paris Me., Aug. 18, lb.'0.
) have no Imitation iu saying.thtit I rgh. l
Avet's Cbetty Pectoral as decidedly the 1c.
ret.wly within my kiidwlelge lot tne cure ul
c' ronic bronchi tia, coiifhs, and all ilim'fs A
Cm lungs. M A. iltx-r, M. D.
Montgomery, Ala., October 4, ISI.
Dr. J. C. AvEii,--Sir: 1 have u:d yotu ad
mirable compound extensively in my nrui tii. .
ar.d ilnd it to surpass, by far, Buy other rci .
ty we nave lor curing ntseuws upon tlie limg ..
Your obedient servt., R. I). Jcnr.s M. i).
VKatyet nsinnins to convince Uie mosliu'
credulous thai the Cherry Pectoral is all l!n.i
it purpoits to be, viz: an unequalled .emcilial
gent for all diwajesof the throat and lun"s.
lr:eexierience of years, has proven it to Id
iucb, aud we submit it to the people, believ
ing that its virtue will fully maintain Ui
Prepared by J.C AYER, CheraUt, Lowell,
Msachusettsl , ' .. '
02T JVware of worlliless prcpmtuvis
attempted to be ilroed off uuder a aiinilur
name, ' - - - .
Sold Bt t .
F, ECKSTEIN, Jr., Cincinnati; G.B. WILL,
McArthur, and by dealers in Mediciue every
where. " Jan. 26 '55 4m'.
CLLE & GABMEB,
KEEP constantly oa hand the olowing
genuine and popular family medicine,
PILLS. Sellers Liver ' rills, McLaiue'j
Liver Pills, Ayer's Pills.
COUGH REMEDIES. Seller's Imperial
Couh Syrup, Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Seller's
Hive Syrup, Seller's Syrup of Squills. .
WORM MEDICINES, Seller's Vermifuge,
LINIMENTS. H. G. Fame's Indian Lin
iment, Gardner's Volatile Liniment, Bad way's
Ready Relief. Pain Gurcr, Liquid Opidildoc.
' HAIR TONICS. Lyon's Kaihaiion, Q, S.
Also: A large and well selected stock of
Drugs, Medicines. Oils, Paints and Dye-BtutTs;
all lor sale al the lowest prices,
PcL 27th, 1854. ly.
AT THE BLUE CORNER,
ItlRTJTB, T1ST01 COCKTL 0010.
IN order it dispose of the large quantities
of Mebandiee, now In McArthur, wears
convinced of the uecessity of offering Induce
ment? to customers, sufficient, to warrant
them la coming from a greater distance for
their-sapplies,. Tct accomplish this wa are
determined to . . v.
- w DIVIDE THE PrtOFiT8
With out friends. -14 other words, wa will
positively sell, for Cash or Produce,
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING,- HARD
WARE, QUEENSWARE,' end the
BEST. FAMILY GROCERIES, AT
ONE-HALF THE USUAL PROFITS
Generally charged in this region of country.
We say, to the Fanners ol Vinton, vya am
prepared to prove what we say. Call and see
lor yourselves. Aod.vre.herebv give notico
to all concerned, . that the day for 'selling
Goods, in McArthur, for 50 and LOO per cent,
ia rod by.. , We bave determined to sell fur
5 and 10 per cent, and the.u make money by
making more sates,
Our stock is entirely new, and, we will, as
wants of the people require it, renew.
. Call and see. 8. S. DEMUTU fit Co, '
Nov. .17; l854.-6m.. . . . , '
' v':;;pxYoo$.- 's
?H .oS CAM P BELLA CO.
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