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A TALE OF ODD-FELLOWSHIP.
A TALE OF ODD-FELLOWSHIP. —OR;—
' A Lodge of tbs I. 0. 0. F.. tt Woodi
town, determined to have their lodge
room done up clem at.d nice, it wit un
animously resobed that Mrs. K
ihould te employed to do the job.
After the meeting adjourned, the
Guardian, ho knew the inquisitive
characters! Mrt. K . procured a bil
ly goat and placed him In a clout which
is kept as a reservoir for the secret
things. He then informed the lady of
the wishes of the lodge, and requested
her to come early the next morning es
he would then be at leisure to show ber
what was and w hat wai not to be done.
Morning came and with it Madame
K with ber brooms, brushes, pails,
tubs, &c, prepared and aimed for the
job, and fouud the guardian wsiting for
Now, uiadame, (aid he, I will tell you
what we want done, and how we came
to employ you, The brothers said it
was difficult to get any body to do this
job and not be meddling, with secrets in
thai closet: we have lost the key and
cannot find it to lock the door. las
aured them that you could be depended
'Depended on!' said she. 'I guess 1
can. my poor, dead and gone husband,
who belonged lo the Free Masons or the
Anii'Masous, I dou t know which, used
to tell me all the secrets of the con
cams, and tvheu he showed me the marks
of the gridiron made when he was iui
tiated, and told me how they flied poor
Morgan, I never told a living soul to
this day; if nobody troubles your closet
to fiud'your secrets tilT I do, they'll lay
there till they rot they will.
I thought so,' said the guardian, 'anJ
I want you to commence in that corner,
and give the hole room a decent clean
. ing, and as I have pledged my word and
honor for your fidelity to promise, now
don't go in that closet!' and then lei t the
lady to herself.
No sooner had she heard the souud of
his feel on the last step of the stairs
than she exclaimed, 'Don't go in that
closet! why, what un earth can there be
in that closet! I'll warrent there is a
big gridiron, or some nonsense just like
the Anti Masons, for all the world, I'll
be bound. I will just take one peep,
end nobody will be any the wiser, as I
can keep it to myself.'
Suiting the action to the word, she
stepped softly to the forbidden closet
turned the button which was no soon
er done than Ba ah-ab! went the billy
goat, with a spring to regain bis liberty,
which came nigh upsetting ber ladyship.
Both started for the door, but it was
filled with the implements of house
cleaning, all were swept clear from their
position down to the bottom of the
The noise and confusion occasioned
by such unceremonious coming down
stairs drew half the town to witness,
Mrs. K ' effort to get fromjunder the
goat and pile of pails, tubs, brooms and
brushes in the street.
Who should be first om the spot but
that rascally door keeper, who after re
leasing the goat, which was a cripple
for life, and uplifting the other rubbuh
that bour.d the good woman to the earth,
anxiously inquired if she had been tak
ing the degrees?
'Taking .he degrees'!' exclaimed our
lady, 'if you call tumbling from th
top to the bottom of the stairs, with
the devil jumping after you, taking
things by degrees, I have them, and if
je frighten folks at b.d as ye have me,
and hurt 'em to boot, I'll warrenl they'll
nuke as much nose as I did.'
'1 hope you did not open the closet,
madam).' said the door-keeper.
Open the closet? Eve eat the apple
she was forbidden! If you waul a wo
man to do anything, tell her not to do
it, and she'll do it, sartin.'
'I could not stand the temptation.
The secret was there 1 wanted to know
it I opened the door, and out popped
the tarnal critter right in my faee 1
thought the devil had me.an 1 1 broke for
the stairs with the devil butting me
every jump I fell over the tubs, and
got down stairs as you found us all in
'But madame,' said the doo keeper,
you are in possession of the great secret
of the orderand must go upand be initi
ated, sworn, and ride the eoat in the
'Regular nay'.' exclaimed the lady,
and do you suppose 1 am going near
that tarnal place again, and ride that
critter without bridle or ladies sad
die? No, never! I don't want nothing
to do with the man that ridea it. I'd
look nice perched on a billy goat, if it
was a goat, wouldn't l No, never! I'll
never go nigh it again, or your hall nath--er;
if 1 can- pievent it, no lady shall
ever join ihe Odd-Fellows. Why, I'd
soonerbe a Free Mason, and be broiled
on a gridiron as long as fire could be
kept under it, and pulled from a garret
to cellar, with a halter, in pair of ok
breeches and slippers, just as my poor
dear, dead and gone husband used to
tell me they sarved him, and he lived
over it too, but I never could live over
such an other ride as I took to-day,
You may rest assured I ahall never see
a goat but what I shall think of the Odd
Fellows and the degrees.
Not long since, aa eastern man
w hile on bis war to Boston, was stoo
ped on the highway by s robber, and re-
questea to nana over bis money, or
have his brains blown out. O!" i.id
the traveller, quietly, "blow away! it's
better to go to Boaton without brains
than without money."
Peaches. A well known dealer in
fruit at Boston, thinks the peach' crop
lor the present season it entirely de
stroyed. Half the "blossom buds"
were killed, be says, by the cold weath
er of December, ana the remainder
since that time.
. At Belleone, N. J., on Sunday week,
lad Dine years old was choaked to
death by piece of shell which flew in
to his throat from a hickory nut that he
? .' '
Some nyt: "Prejudice aoints when
it looks, and lies when it talks."
Fruit Trees Good Fruit.
jj THE CITIZENS OF McARTH-
- u anil vicinity navrai im -w.
an exrelleut opportunity to obtain one of the
greatest luxuries of lire' bv s small expense
and a little attention. There is nothing con
duces more to ihefirritA. tomfurt and happi
ness of a family. s pleiity ol good ripe fruit,
nd iheelTectsof Ornamental Tree on Ihe
mind erer produces cheeilulnesn ; 'hen win
not set on' all the vacant parts of oir lots in
Ornamental and Fruit Tree. Mr. Gmcos
offers lor rale Trees and Grafts; Apples at
'iO cts. per tree, insured; Grafts, tiesl varieties,
at 21 i ts. per Graft, insuied; the best Cherry.
P. or, ApricolHtm Plumbs that can be ob
tained, at bj cts. per graft, insured; two of
the finest varieties, at 75 rent per tree; Ho
vey's seedling Strawberry; the finest and larg
est in the United $tatw.'25 cts per dozen or
(2 per hundred. All will be ready to deliv
er to subscribers in the spring; it is desirable
to have the names, varieties and number by
the 1st of March. Hand in your i!mes to
my Agent K. A UniUm Mi-Arthur. James
Hays, or Washington LVnisoii. in the vicini
ty bl McArthur. Make your choice from the
utumn Sweeting, September; American
Golden Russett, winter; American Summer
rear main, August; Baldwin, w inter; Black
Seeknofurther, do.; Black Gilliflower, do.;
Bellflower, yellow, dc; Brvbant Rellfiower,
do; Belmont or gale, do; Bnllock'8 Pippin,
do; 3iack, do; Bull's Seet, do; Boroviisky,
Summer; Benoni. do; Bui ley Sweet, winter;
Broaduell Sweeting, do; Borassa, do; Coer,
Fall: Cumberland Spice, winter: Clark's
Sweeting, do; Duches de Oldenlierg, Fall:
Danver's Winter Sweet, do; Detroit, do: Dy
er or Pound Royal, Fall; Downtow n Pippin,
do; English ReJstreak, winter; Esopus Spit
zeuberg, do; Early Strawberry, Summer; Early
Harvest, do; Fall Wine, Full; Fall GnUlen
Pippin, do; Famause or Promme le Neige,
do; Foy's Red winter, winter; Fink's Seedling,
do; Flushing Spitzenberg, do; Federal Pear
main, do; Green Newtown Pippin, do; Gate
or Belmont, do; Golden Sweeting. Summer;
Golden Culville, do; Gnvrstein, Fall; Hub
bards Urn Nonesuch, winter! Hoop Apple, do;
Honey Greening, do; Hays' Red Winter, do;
Jonathan, do; Jersey Sweeting, August; Ka-
ighn's Spiizenburg, winter; King's Sweet,
Fall; Large Paradise, w inter; Lemon. Pippin,
do; Little Greening, do; Lady's Sweeting, do;
Lippincott, Summej; Lowell or Orange, Fall;
Murphy, wintet; Milan, do; Miyapple Sweet,
do; Male Carle, do; Norton's Melon, do; Nor
thern Spy, do; Neverfail, do; Newtown Spit
zenburg, do; Putnam Russet, do; Tennock's
n - 1 w : ... .1... u.,.. I. in i .).,. pnMU.
iru twicr,uu; i rin i i icqmiiii, wm, nw;.
Winter Red Sweet, do; Prior's Red Winter,
do; Tound JJoyal, or Dyer, Fall; Porter, do;
Red Doctor, winter; Rhode Islund Greening,
do; Romanite, do; Red Canada, do; Rome
Beauty, do; Ramsdell's Winter Sweet, do;
Reinette Triumphant, do; Reinette Canada,
do; Ream's Red Winter, do; Ranibo, do; Red
Astrethan, summer; Supero Sweet, winter;
Scarlett winter sweet, do; Swear, do; Sweet
Peannain, do; Snow Apple, do; Sapsonwine'
summer; ecver's Redstreak, Fall; Summer
sweeting, summer; Tewkesbury winter Blush,
winter; Tulpahocon.do; Trader's Fancy, do;
Vandevcre, do; Winter Greening, do; White
Pippin, do; Westfield seeknofurther, do; win
ter aweet Paradise, do; winter sweet Bainbo,
do; Winesay, do; winter sweet, Hodge's, do;
wnitneys sweeting, no; western spy. do;
W inter wine, do; Whitmer's sweeting. Full;
Wagoner, winter; Yellow Newtown Pippin,
do; Yellow Bellflower, do.
Ananas, October; Bartlett September; Buer
re Del, November; Bloodgood, August; Buer
re d'Areimiibure, December; Buerre Brown,
September; Bourre Rose, October; Dearborn's
feedhng, August; Duchess de Angnuleme.
October; Frederick of Wertemburg.September;
Fh'm'sh Beauty, September; Louise Voiinede
Jersey, October; Stephens' Genessec, Septem
ber; aeckie.do; llkmson, November; White
Dovenne, October. Piiice, 25 to 30 Cents,
Y'ellow Alberge, Gross Mignonne, Rojal
George, Crawford's early Meloeoton, early red
Rureriie, Vandmark Cling, very large, Ward's
Late Free, Late white Cling. Purple Alberge,
Old Zack, Morris' white, Free, Burr'e Pineap
ple Cling, Monisnnia Pound, LVIy Tillotson,
Crawford's Late Aeloeotoii.Cable' late Cling,
Yellow Rureripe.early Anne, Batehain's Gross
Aignoime, Pewt tier's Cling, very fine, Heath
Cling, very superior. Cable's Late Aelocoton.
Early York, Jaques' Rureripe, Telon de Ven
us. Prick, 10 cts. single StC per 100.
White Eiparreaii, Elton, Mas Duke, Bigar
reuu or Graflion, Belle .dudigeoUe, Belle de
Choisey, Red Bigarreau. Harjwr's Bigarreau.
American Ambtt, Black Tartarean. Pbice,
23 cts. each.
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREES,
Chinese .dilanthus, Cutulpa, C press, Euro
pean Larch, American Larch, Silver leaf Mi
pie, Rose j4eocia,ColluUd, Weeping Willow,
Labarniun, Tulip Tree.
EVERGREEN ORNAMENTAL TREES.
Balsam Fir, Norway Spruce, Chinese Ar
borvite, American do; Scotch Broom, Dwarf
Box, Aiistriuu Pine, Hemlock spruce, Scotch
Fine, Corsican Pine, Red Cedar.
CGTl have a few choice Plum trees, Quince
Bushes, Isabella and Cutawalia Grape Vines,
Current and Gooseberry Bushes, Strawberry
Plants, Fig trees, Hydrageus, Dutch Aspara
gus, ij-c; also, twenty varieties of Noisettee,
Chinese, Tea, Burbon, Scotch and Climbing
E. S. GRIGGS.
January 26, 1655. tf.
fjfj McGufley's Series complete.
i7PniMEit8.--Small and large picto
Spellers. McGufTey's and Elementry.
Reaueiis. McGufley's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1 tt),
Ileman's Young Ladies Readers,
Pinneo's Primary Grammar.
Pinneo's Analytical Grammar.
Ohio Teacher, a new work, expressly for
I en c hero.
Ray's Arithmetics; Paris 1st. 2n:l, and 3rd.
Kays Algebnt; Parts 1st, and 2nd.
Mitchel's Primary Geography.
Mitchel'6 Geography and Atlas; latest edi
Webster's School Dictionary (unabridged).
Cony Books, Uuills, Steel Pens and Cases;
togetlier with all kinds of Stationary, for use
l schools, lor sale at
DEMUTH f CO S.
December 6th, 1854. timo.
Steam Caliincl Factor).
J. II. AY A IT,
Corses of Jkffidsos asd Second Streets.
ZIALLS the attention of the citizens of
V Vinton and adjoining counties to his 3U
nerior stock of ., .
which be oflersat wholesale or retail on real
onable terms. Give him a call.
Orders attended to promptly.
March 84.1854. If
ft YANKEE Straw Cutters, from 4? to
dJ 12 : received at the Gilt Anvil.
DENNING, CAMPBELL & CO.
July 9, lc53.
IF YOU CALL YOU WILL BIT.
JKNN S. HAWK.
MAIN STREET, McARTHUR. OHIO,
PihIit in all kinds of
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, HARD
WARE. QUEENSWARE, HATS,
CAPS. BONNETS. BOOTS d
CLOTHING, IRON &
NAILS, Acc. Also,;
LOUDON & Co's. TOrULAR FAMILY
IS just receiving from Cincinnati, one of the
Largest a.id best selected stocks of New,
Ever brought to McArthur, expressly for the
Winter trade, which be is determined to sell
on the most reasonable terms.
Just rail and see my New Goods belure
Bring along your Produce, for in the way
of Barter he will give you us good bargains us
though you brought the C'ah.
November 17, 1854. 1st, c. ly.
W. M. Stair. G. D. Tewksburv
WESLEY STARfC. SONS!
GF.KEB1L COSSmiM IEEIHATS,t
Forth Salt of WMtero Ptodnc
IEAF TCBAOCO FLOUR, PROVISIONS, ko.
Nos. 65 & 87 S. CHARLES STREET.
Between Pratt and Camden streets. near the
Tobacco Inspection Warehouses,
Liberal ureances Mailt on consignments.
N. B. We have recently removed to our
new and extensive Warehouses, uoi.n South
Charles Street, w here we Iwve ihe advantage
ol a Rail Road track ol our own, .(connecting
our House with the a. oc O. Kail way.) anil
are thus enabled to receive ell our consign
ments, when sent in car luads, free of Dray
aee. We have, also, evey tacit ity for the le-
ceipt and sale of Tobacco, Flour, Provisions,
and Western Pioduce. generally.
We send a correct siaienient uf (lie Markets
monthly, lo our friends, or oaenor if desired
June 10 51 lyr.
FflRWARDIMJ A.D COMMISSION MEIlt'j I:T,
CEHTER WVEEL1XG WIIARY.ZS
WHEELING, VA., & BRIDGEPORT,
Has large and extensive Ware Houses, an
is prepared with every facility, to attend t
all business, entrusted to hU care, properly
He forwards freight by Car loads or otherwise
September 2,lb53. ly
"17 u .Ton" s"oI
(Sl'CCESeOB TO JOSEPH J0M3,)
Medical, Theological, Blank and 'iisf cllu
ncous Books, Stulionery and Mull Paper,
Books received from the Eastern Mar
ket at their earliest publication, or ordered
C. S. & J. AY. SMITH,
Si'ccEKsons or Davis Smith Ac Co.,
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION
MERC II NTS
Dealers in Produce and Manufacturers
of Star Mill Flour.
Consignments of Goods and Produce to
Forward or Sell, solicited.
Nov. 4, 1853. ly
IRON, NAILS AND STEEL.
5000 Lbs. Norway Nail Rod.
SOO Kegs assorted cut and wrought Nails.
3000 Lbs. square, round and octagon
Steel. Just received at the Gilt Anvil.
DENNING, CAMPBELL & CO.
R. LLOYD & CO.
Wliolcsule Dealers in
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS HEATHER
FRONT STREET, PORTSMOUTH. 0.,
January 20, 1854. ly
DEXIUKG, CAMPBELL & Co.,
Importer and Wholesale nuil Retail Dealers in
Hardware, Snddlcry, Iron, Glass,
"VWrOULD respectfully inTonntheir friends
T T and the public that they have at leneS.
eot into their splendid new room, and have
tilled it up expressly lor the Hardware trade,(in
the burnt district) under the sien of the GILT
ANVIL, East side of Paint, between Wa'er
and 2d sts, wheie they are opening, in addi
tion to part ol tneir lormer slock, a large and
desirable stock of Amrrican, German and
English Hardware, Saddlery, Iron and Glass,
together with all articles usually kept in Hard
ware stores, and invite all to call and take a
look at their new room and examine their
ihev have continued a stock of Goods at
their OLD STAND, sian of the Mill Saw. on
Tagerl's square, (under the immediate careol
one ol toe nrm) where they have been soib-
erully patronized the past year, for which tlie.f
take this opportunity ol returning their sin
cere thanks, and solicit a continuance of the
fame for both establishments, promising to
keep as goou uootis ami sell as low as any in
May 10, 1853. n49Ir
1 w a j s T h r o n g c d!
Dry Goods, Jlillinrry Goods, QuccnswareChina
ffE have just opened our first Spring
t f stock oi itie above goods and are now
exhibiting one of the finest assortments ever
opened in this place.
To accommodate our increasing trade, we
have converted our second floor into two
handsome sale-rooms, one for the Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Matlings and Window Shades, and
the oi her for Bjnnels and all kinds of Milli
ners' Trimmings at wholesale and retail. In
this department we shall hereafter manufac
ture or trim Bonnets in the most fashionable
styles. Milliners snd others are invited to
examine our superior stock of Bonnets, Rib
bons &c, before purchasi ng elsewhere.
We shall continue as heretofore to supply
Housekeepers, Hotels snd Steamboats with
every thing in the furnishing Dry Goods line,
Table ware and Carpets at the very lowest
price. J. F. TO WELL & CO.
No. 4 Enterprise Building.
April 7, 1854. j
I LST received; warranted of this fall's
O catching. No. 2 Mackerel, of the best
quality. No. i White or Lake fish for sale
t 8. 8. DEMUTH & Cos. -
BLANK BOOK MANUFACTURER,
Ko 4 Enck.Yf Block, Frtnt St., Foiumoath, bio
Has on hand a complete assortment of
MISCELLANEOUS, LAW, MEDICAL,
COMMON SCHOOL AND CLASSSICAL
TOGETHER WITH A FILL STOCK OT
Staple and Fancy Stationery.
I am confident that it would be foi the in
terests of dealers in this vicinity, to make
their purchases of me, instead of going or
sending East. The diflt rence of time, the
cost of transportation, with the advantage of
frequent orders for small quantities, make it
more economical as well as more expeditious
to purchase in this market.
I invite buyers to examine my stock, and
compare my prices with those of Booksellers
in Cincinnati, or elsewhere.
School and Classical Books,
AH the kinds in use, at the lowest rates.
A Complett Assortment of Law ond
Medical Books ; Miscellaneous Books ;
All the Nev and Standard Publications.
I have also, in connection with my Rook
.Store, an extensive Bindery, where Blank
Books of any size and Pattern of superior
quality, suitable for County Oftices, Banks,
Fnmaces, Insuarance Companies, &c, are
made to order.
Staple and Fancy Stationery of all Muds.
WALL PAPERS. CURTAIN PA
PERS. AND BORDERING. .
I olTer the largest and best stock ever bro't
to our city.ond will sell them eihler it Whole
snle or Retail, at as low rates as any house
Westol the Mountains. 1 have alt kinds.
from the richest Gilt to the commonest kind
manufactured. 1 purchase them directly from
the manufacturers, and can sell them very low
to the country trade.
It will aflord me 'pleasure to show st.r
goods, ami 1 shall spare no efforts to render
Booksellers, country dealers and private li
braries supplied at the very lowest rales, in
luriTO rtr .nitill .titi.itil aa
1 shall be happy to receive orders, assuring
tliose wlio send, that they will be tilled
prom ply. Particular attention paid to orders
by Mail, or otherwise, for quantities, orsui
Portsmouth, April 28, 1854.
MAYSVILLE, & PORTSMOUTH,
The new and splendid swift running steamer
Capt. WM. McCL.MN:
Will leave Cincinnati
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays,
at 11 A. ivi. precisely
... . , - -
Will leave Portsmouth
Tuesdays. Thursdays, and Salvrdavx
at the wine hour touching at ail way points,
rriifc EostoiinvM Diuit exprPsMy lor this
trade, aud tl,r,Jji' may rely upon the
fuel that she will remain theie. Neither pains
norexpence nave been spared to lit up a hrst
class packe.t with an eye to speed, safety, and
comlort; all requirements of the new law be
ing complied w ith; and it is confidently hoped
that the public will appreciate and encourage
theenterprtse. The Proprietors of this Coat.
at all seasons ol the year, will have a boat in
the trade, so that no inconvienieuce will here
alter be given to travellers. Sept. 8, '51 6in
tel,)HE subscriber havine leased the above
and House, (formerly the United Slates Ho
thro and having made a complete renovation
pnbre-furnished the house with new Furniture
throughout, respectively invites the traveling
puDiic to give nun a can.
Will always contain the best that the market
affords, and no meaus will be spared to make
all comfortable. JOHN ROW.
Oct. 10th, 1854 .
SADDLE AND HARNESS DEPOT!
5 ADDLE fc HARNESS MATTOFACTURT,
Oppobite J. K. Witt's,
MAIN STREET, McARTHUR, OHIO,
KEEPSconstantly on hand
and will manufacture
to order, Saddles, Bridles,and
Harness of every variety.
He will use the very best of materials, and
being a practical workman, and giving Ins
personal attention to the business, his friends
and customers may rest assured that they will
tind every article purchased ol hun, all that it
is represented to be, and at prices as low as
trie articles can possibly be disposed ol.
April as, U4 lyr.
SMITH & SONS,
JACKSON C. H., OHIO.
Sept. 23, 1853. ly
D. , MURRAY, P. H. MtlBRAT, J AS. M KEAn
Importers of, and Dealers in,
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY,
SIGN OF THE FROM ST.
WE will duplicate bills with any regular
joDDing nouse in the West. Com. try mer
chants, fnrnace proprietors, railioa d contrac
tors, and others, willsubserve their interests
giving us a caiL
May 19, 54. ly.
S, II, HOLMES & CO.
(Successois to Smith and Holuies.)
Tin. Sheet Iron, and Copper Wares,
ALSO LEA LEES, WHOLESALE RETAIL, IN
Stoves, Grates. & Holov Ware,
MARKET STREET. EAST SIDE.
Sept. 8 1554. ly.
U00 Hides Wanetd!
(GREEN OR DRIED.)
For which we will pay 4 8 Cents per
S. S. DEMUTH Ac CO,
December 22nd, 1854. tf.
T & S. SWEPSTON have opened a fine
SJ stock ol U cods at rBATTSVlLLK.
Call and see for yourselves.
Dec-lst, 1854. 6mo.
JOB WORK, of every description neatly
uetvca, it uiw umce.
nydro Electric Toltaie CIibIdi!
ANEW and NOVEL mode of applying a
powerful remedial agent, so constructed
as to be worn under Ihe garments, next lo the
skin, producing a constant uninterrupted cur
rent of Electro-Magnetism, effecting
from the most acute pain, and also a perman
ent cure of all
It seldom has failed to furnish almost In
stant relief, and a Final Permanent Cuik
by being used according todirecttion, to the
Rheumatism, Uterine rains,
Gout, Sciatica, Palpitation of Heart
Paralysis, Periodical Headache
Painful swelled joints, St. Vitus' Dance
Neuralgia of the Face, General Debilety,
Disease of the Spine, Pains of the Chest,
Deafness Blindness, Hysterics, Dyspepsia
All Diseases that are caused by a deficient
amount of Nervous Fluid, in greatly reliev
ed, if not permanently cured simply wearing
lite chains for a lew hours each day,
Br it understood 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 aeent
of an y kind has preformed so many cures dur
ing the last year, of those diseases lust nam'
Pi'MT.nrucHEit's Electric Chains,
And to prove this assertion we.defy any per
son to produce so many veil authenticated cer
tificates of Scientific Physlcana and intelli
gent patients as may be found in a pamphlet
of 36 pages, lo be had gratis of the agent in this
The Electric Chains were first introducer in
France in 1850, and after being subjected to
the most Thorovoh and IUc.id Trial, by the
first medical men in Paris, llrry Kerefo'ind
to possess slroiie and marvellous powers in
releving pain, wherever applied, and by th.-ir
influence were id t reduced into the hospitals of
that city .anil alro.seeured by letters pateut by
the French Government.
They are now introduced io almost every
Hospital in Euglund, Germany, Austria
Belgium, and patented in those couutries,
where they have bcome the
Most ropi'LAR iurativk Aocnt in the
They were first introduced in the United
Slates about one year since, and went through
with the same trial as in Europe, and were al
once introduced into every Hospital in New
York, where they are now in daily use.
effecting even more wonderful cures than had
ever before been awarded them. They are
highly recommended Profs. Valentine Mott
Van Buren, Post, and others, who have pub
lished Iheir views of their power and value in
several of the medical journals in that city,
and are also in 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 sent to lh ad
dress of any person in the Stale, applying
(post paid) to the agents. The Chains
can betent by mail, with full description
fXT Price of Chains, 63 and (5.
Physicians are politely invited to call
and examine their construction, and pro
nounce upon their merit.
Onk word uohr to Invalids.
No person need fear that 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 swill) are kindly
and politely invited to give them a trial.
Card to Ladies. Ladies who are en-
cieme, are requested nut to wear them for
great length of time, for bu ao doing.
miscarriage is frequectly produced-
IV. li. Due Chain will last for rears and
lose none of its electric pown by use, can 1
applied to either adut or . hilib For sale
in all the principlcilies ne the U. S,
J. oteinert, Ueii lej Agent. 3. i.
All communications (Post paid) addressed
to S. S. DEMUTH, McArthur Ohio, Agent
for Vinton and adjoining Counties, will re
ceive prompt attention.
June .J. IS;4. ly
it I. I ! l
ii muiic im i union.
II1CK0CK & Itro.,
riAVING just opened a Wholesale and
1 .1 Retail II AT STOKE in Portsmouth
on Front Street, between Market and Jefl'er
son, they invite All to call and examine then
fwlluts nnd Taps, Straw Goods, Tro.nks.ftf
Yulises, Carpet Bugs, Umbrellas te., U
OP EVERY description.
Purchasers can at all li ines find at our es
lablishmcnt a full and complete assortmen-
of the richest and most desirable styles, at
well as the most common fabrics. Our long
experience in the business, and knowledge of
manulacluring, with the facilities for purcha
sing, are such that we. are confident we can
sell lower tnan any other House in the West.
t UKb or all kinds wanted, for which the
highest pi ices will be paid.
Portsmouth, November 4, 1853. ly
JOHNSON'S BOOK STORE,
HII. JOHNSON, (succestxir to Joseph
. Jones) keeps constantly on hands
large stock of
BOOKS, STATIONERY, WALL
Which lie will sell at Eastern Prices. It is
his desigu to afford Country Merchants, and
puichasers generally, such facilities for sup
plying themselves with every article in his
line, as they have not heretofore enjoyed.
Additions are now being made to his stock,
which will make one of the Largest aw Jest
in the Western country.
As a mere outline, bis stock will be found
to consist of
BOOKS Medical. Scientific, Law, Theolog
ical, School, Blank and Miscellaneous.
STATIONERY Letter, Cap, Bill and Note
ENVELOPES Buff, Embossed snd 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. BOORS Ledgers, Journals, Day
Books, and Time Books, all of every
PERIODICALS Those issued Monthly, and
MAPS Laree Maps of both Hemispheres and
of the United States: Small Maps of
each of the Western States, snd of
FANCY ARTICLES of di Of rent kinds.
ALSO Slates. Copy Books, Copper Plate.
Pencils, Gold and Steel Pens, Ink of
all kinds, Inkstands, Wafers, &c, &c.
All of which wiii be sold low. at Whole
sale and Retail at Johksom's Book Store,
Jones' old stand, Paint St., Cbillicothe, Ohio.
Decembers. 1853. Ijr.
BLANK DEEDS, BLANK MORTGAGES
and all Blanks required under tht Jus
tices' Code, for Justices of the Peace, art con
stantly kept on hand and for sale by
Nor. 21,1654. lyr.
HATS & CAPS, of every quality and style
jurt received snd for sale cheaper than
ever, at DEMUTH &C0S.
Nov. 21, 'o4, tf.
For th. rapid Cur of
COrCIIS, fOLDS, HOARSENESS.
CROUP, ASTHMA, A.D
E invite the attention of the Public to
the Certificates appended below, and
besp-ak for them thai candid consideration
w hich their honest frankness deserves.
Men in uch stations as many who volun
tarily bear witness to the efficacy and vlue of
Cherry Pectoral, do not wantonly trifle
with, or distort facts, nor oveuttuto their con
victions. Judge then, whether this is not the
medicine to trust when you must have relief
for the throat or luims; indue too, whether ev
ery family ought not to have it by lliem as a
Safeguard BSHIIlSl me everjwurn- prevailing
enemv, wnicu sieais wuu hum in-ipu-ui-j up
on almost every flock oiul carries oil the lamb
from many a home?
Jarksoi f. II , Icrkson Tily, 0 , 2Mh Xov., IS',2.
Dr. J. C. Avrn,
Sir The Cherry rectonil is much inqui
red after. Several of nor h'.-st Physicians
have used it, three of lliem in their own enje
and always with ilie happiest effects. Th
numerous patent medicines always before
them, lead to incredulity in regard to every
new remedy; it i'only nfler undoubted
evidence ol value in any artii le.ihat anything
like a generul confidence can be excited. ,
The unrivalled excellence of this combina
tion ol agents, (in lheClirry Pectoral) pro veil
bryoud cavil by repealed tr'ml under their own
observation, hua compelled medical men tt
proclaim abroad its usefuliies. It is beyond
all doubt the be st general remedy we have fo t
the Pulmonary Allectionsof thij climate, a t
the same time sedative and expectorant a
rare combination of properties.
In hope that it will prove its own reward,
I subscribe myself.
Respectfully your olit. servl..
J AS. U. C. MILLED. M. P.
Aliegnn, Mich., 10th Jan., ISo.'t.
Dear Sir No one, no iuil owe man. wom
an, or child r un I e Idiuid to deny that the
Cherry Pectoral is all ihul it claims lo bt.
There is much used in th'w vicinity hU1ioiiIi
not known un'il recently. Tlio coiinuuiiiiy
should know it.s irtin s.
John R. liKi.i.orio, M. D.
JaI gentlemen (flit l.ipul PwfiMioH morft
Williamsburg, L. I., S.-t. 3,1852.
Dr. J. C. A veil
Dear Sir Overepplicutinn for the pa?t
three years to mv dutiesas mi advocate hmiiglit
on some eight months hc,o a severe irritation
of the brouclnul lubes, which was a duistiiiii
auiiovance to me, Kiel fast heroiniiu; a amirrft
of great apprehension. Every n Hiedy tried,
failed toeven relieve me.lill 1 need your Cher
ry Pectoral. This has not cily relieved in-,
but as 1 trust. w holly cmed me. I care mull
ing for the repntiitum of ailvocoting laieiii
Mediciiips.aud this is nl your service. 1 oliull
reccoiuineiid it In members ol the tnr, un l
others whom I may meet, laboring under
Vuur.i li ill v,
R. r. Jn.s c.
South Paris, Me., Ag. 1H, I8M.
1 huve no l.iilglicii in niy in.lliat I regard
Ayer's Cherry IVctnral us decidedly the Ul
remedy within mv l.iiowleJw lor the tw of
chronic biouchilis, coughs, uud all iliseasu s of
the lungs. M. A. Iti'uT, M. V.
Monlgoinery, Ala.. Ocioher !, 1619.
Dr. J. C. Avkis. Su: 1 have ued ynui ad
mirable compoiiiiiliNteiisively in my piactic--,
mil find it to surpass, ly far. Hiiyollr.r reua--ly
we have lorciningdUeaM S upon the lung-.
Yoiirobrdienl ktvI., R. 15. Jonf., M. D.
What yet remains in criivince the iiul iu--redulouv
that the Cherry Pectoral isull tliat
t purports to lie, viz: uu imeipiallcd leim-diul
gent lor all disease ol the ilirnut and luog..
l'heXH-rience ol years, Iiu3 proven it lo li
-.iich, and we sulniiil it to ihe (people, Udiev
iiigthal its virtues will hilly inaiutain its
Prepared by J. C. AVER, Chcmi.-t, Lowell,
Qr Beware of worthless preparations
ittempted lo be piilmed oil umlei a aiuiilur
F, ECKSTEIN, jr., Cincinnati; G. B. WILL.
McArthur. and by deulets in Mtdiciiie. eveiy
y-here. Jan. 2li '55 lino.
CLLE k GAItDXEK,
WILKES V1LLE, OHIO,
EEP constantly oi hand the folowin
tannine and popular family medicines
PILLS. Sellers Liver Pills, McLames
Liver Pills, Aver's Pills.
COUGH REMEDIES. Seller's Imperial
Cough Syrup, Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Seller's
HivnSvrup, Seller's Svrup of Squills.
WORM MEDICINES.-Sellet s Vermifuge,
LINIMENTS. II. G. Farrel's Indian Lin
iment, Gardner's Volatile Liniment. Railway's
Readv Relief, Pain Curer, Liquid Opidildoc.
HAIR TONICS. Lyon's Kalhairoii, G, S.
Also: A large and w ell selected slock of
Drugs, Medicines. Oils, Paints and Dye-btufls;
all for sale at the lowest prices.
Oct. 27th, 1851. ly.
AT THE BLUE CORNER,
ItlSTlllB, T1XT0S COUNTV, OHIO.
IN onler to dispose of the large quantities
of Me.chand:se, now in McArthur, we a re
convinced of the necessity of ottering induce
ments to customers, sufficient to warrant
them in coming from a realer distance fur
their supplies. To accomplish this we aie
DIVIDE THE PROFITS
With our friends. In other words, we will
positively sell, for Cash or Produce,
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, HARD
WARE, QUEENSWARE. and ihe.
BEST FAMILY GROCERIES. AT
ONE-HALF THE USUAL PROFITS
Generally charged in thin region of country.
We say, lo the Farmers of Vinton, we are
prepared to prove what we say. Call and see
lor yourselves. And we hereby give notice
to all concerned, that the (Uy for selling
Goods, in McArihur, for DO and 100 per cent,
is gone by. We have determined to sell for
5 and 40 per ant. and llicn make money by
making more sales.
Our ktock is entirely new, aud we -.vill, as
he wants of tlie people require it, renew.
Call and aee. &. S. DEMUTH & Co.
Nov. 17. 1851-6m.
1 (I YANKEE 0 Yokes, at the Gilt. Anvi
1 0 DENNING, CAMPBELLS Ct.