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LAY SERMONS—No. 8.
BY SOLOMON SIMPLE.
To shall not surely die.—Gen. 3:4.
Ttet was barefaced, flat footed lie.
There was not, i not, ind cannot be
IngM word of truth in it. It wsa tie
In th beginning, it was put down in
the bible 11 lie. end it will remain a
lie, though ell the world should believe
It to bee truth.' Aud yet that fuoluh
young woman, Mrs. Eve. believed ever;
word of it. And her foolish children
grand children, eud great-grand chil
dren, down to the present oullandiah
generation, heve believed i i also. And
great, grow. up men, who ought to know
belter, here believed it, for no other
leaeon in the world, thin becaust the
grind great-grand mother of all the liv
ing, like an old aiinpleton es the was,
put a' little more confidence in the devil
than wai either afe or expedient. l:i
thil respect, my beloved fellow sinners,
we here all followed the example ol
Adam, in never pausing to examine the
matter for ourselves, but doing just as
the fair daughter of Eve tell us. And
it follows from this, that the grea'est
misfortune that has ever fallen upon the
world, was the introduction of woman
fata it because, if there had been no
woman to begin with, there would have
Deen no cnnureu, ana no notrnng, iu
" that case, we could all spend our time
in the saloons, and groceries, and stsy
out all night, and serve the devil gener
ally, without any to molest or make us
But as the matter now stands, we
must get along the best way we i-an.un
til we csn find a world to suit us belter
And the ti rat thing to lie done, is, to
set our faces like flint against all the
inventions of the old father of lies, and
especially against all the flat con
tradictions of the solemn declaration ol
God especially when our own experi
anca confirms his utterances.
lb the absence ot gract to help us
along, our best policy is to exercise our
reason. And there is more tuth than
poetr, in the old maxim that "honesty
is the best policy," Disinterested be
nevolence, so far as ihe unregeneraied
are concerned, is entirely out of the
question. Selfishness is the principle
to which I must appTal, to keep my be
loved hearers out of difficulty. And it
is suspected by some, that both the
promises and threa'enings of the Bible
are adapted to a general love af happi
ness and dread of misery. All worldly
misled people prefer happiness to mis
ery, and every act of their lives is per
formed expressly with a view to seeur
iug the one, and a tiling the other. And
still, in a great many instances, we com
mit the egregious error of doing wrong
for the sake of securing enjoyment.
This accounts for the fact that the world
by whicb I mean the people uf the
world is ten times worse than it uufcht
to be, or than would be for its interest,
The people seek for happiness, but com
mit the error of thinking that it can be
secured by a violation of the eternal
lawa by w hich the universe is governed.
Beloved the fact is that no violation
of the law uf God can escape the penal
ty. This certainty is the criterian by
which we determine what is right, and
what is wrong. That which promotes
happiness is right that which causes
misery is wrung. And the only reason
why so many of us serve the devil, is.
we are shortsighted, as to the conse
quences of onr actions. Be entreated to
do ib best you can, as prompted by your
own selfishness. You have no claims
opon the blessings of heaven, because
you ara wicked; and no right to au'.ici
pate good by your adroitness in escaping
bell , lor hall of you don I believe in it
There is no alternative left, but to do
til the good we can on earth, from the
well-founded conviction that in keeping
the commandments, there is a re
HOW TO PREVENT BIRDS FROM
PULLING UP CORN.
As it will soon be time to plant com,
I thought I would give you the meth
od practiced by farmers in this neigh
borhood to prevent birds from pulling
it up, viz: With a bushel of seed mix
about one pint of tar, which is done by
putting it in a tight vessel,and pouring
the tar over it; then put on water warm
enough to partially melt the tar; stir up
with a stick, drain off the water, and
mix in enough lime, plaster or ashes, or
a mixture of all three, to dry the corn
and prevent it from sticking to the hands
It can be done in fifteen minutes, un
less you wish to soak the corn; it you
do, let it soak in the tar-water.
The birds after trying a hill or two,
nd finding the tar very unpalatall',
they let it alone. Even the hens.alter
getting a taste, give it tip as a bad job,
and I have never known or heard of
corn treated in this way being injured
by the worms. .
By this method, farmers may save
themselves the trouble of putting up
scare-crows, which certainly add noth
ing to the looks of the field
Sda Tie. The Ohio Cultivator has
this recipt for a pie: Cover your pan
with good paste, spread over it a layer
of sweet butter, then sugar enough to
cover the bottom; then pour in a half
a pint of cream, in which a table snoon
ful of flour has been first stirred, and it
is ready 'or the oven.
Sittek thai Sugar Cubed Hams
Pack tbe hams or shoulders, in the cask,
without auy salt; make a brine strong
tnougb to bear up a potatoe, as large as
a nan s fist, the size of a half-dollar,
Don, and skim tbe brine, and pour it
boiling hot on the meat. Let the ineat
remain covered with brine from three to
sis we eka, according to the size of the
bama, when they may be taken up and
smoked. Saltpetre may be used or not,
it ia immaterial. Such bams are palat
Bob, have vou settled that affair
With Simpkins", yet?"
"Yes he kicked me off the stoop
thit week, and inr lh( ho liae efnn.
Jed bothering me."
Bob's ideas ot 'bothering' ara car
Fruit Trees Good Fruit.
THE CITIZENS OF McARTH-
f and vicinity have at last
an excellent opportunity to obtain one ol the
greatest luxuries of life by a small expense
and a little attention. There w nothing con
duces more to the health, comfort andhappi
nem of a family, bj plenty ol good ripe fruit,
nd the effects of Ornamental Tree on the
mind ever produces cheerfulness then why
not set out all the vacant parts of our lots in
Ornamental and Fruit Trees. Mr. Gbigos
oilers lor sale Tiees and Grafts; Applt-s at
20 rts. per tree, insured; Grans, hest varieties,
at 21 i t. per Graft, insmed; the best Chary.
P ur. Apricots and (Numbs that ran be ob
tained, at bl cts per graft, insured; two of
the finest varieties, at 75 rent per tree; Ho
vev's seedling Strawberry: the finest ami larg
est in the United States.' 25 cts per dozen or
82 per hundred. AH will be ready to deliv
er to subscribers in the spring; it i desirable
to have the names, varieties and number by
the 1st of March. Ilnnd in your names to
my Agents E. A. Bratton. McArthur, James
(lays, or Washington Denison, in the vicini
ty o( Mi. Arthur. Make your choice from the
Autumn Sweeting, September; Ametiran
Golden Rnssett, winter; American Summer
Pearmain, August; Baldwin, winter; liiack
Soeknofi'ither, do.; Black Gilliflower, do.;
Bellflowcr, yellow.de; I5rbant Bellfiower,
do; Belmont or pte, do; Bullock's Pippin,
do; Slack, do; Bull's Sweet, d"; Borovilsky,
Summer; Benoni, do; Bailey Sweet, winter;
Broadwell Sweeting, do; Bornssa, do; Cooper,
Full; Cumberland Spice, winter; Clark's
Sweeting, do; Dim lies de Oldenbcrg. Full;
Dinner's Winter Sweet, do: Detroit, do; Dy
er or Pound Royal, FaJI; Downtown Pippin,
do; English Reilstreak, winter; E&Opus Spit
zenberg, do; Enrlv Strawberry.Sumnier: Eurly
Harvest, do; Fall Wine, Fall; Fall Golden
rippin, do; Famause or Prom me tie Neige,
do; Fny's Bed winter.w inter; Fink's Seedling,
do; Flushing Spiizenberg. do; Federal Pear
iiisin, do; Green Newtown Pippin, do; Gate
or Belmont, do; Golden Sweeting. Summer;
Golden Culville, do; Gr.ivestcin, Fall; Hub
hards'.on Nonesuch, wiuter; Hoop Apple, do;
Honey Greening, do; Hays- Bed Winter, do;
Jonathan, do; Jersey Sweeting, August; Ka
ighu's Spitzeuhurg, winter; Ring's Sweet.
Fall; Large Paradise, winter; Lemon rippin,
do; Little Greening, do; Ludy's Sweeting, do;
Lippincolt, Summej; Lowe'.l or Orange, Fall;
Murphy, wintei; Mitou, do; Mnyapple Sweet,
do; Male Carle, do; Norton's Melon, do; Nor
thern Spy, do; Neverfail, do; Newtown Spit
zenbuiK, do; Piitnnm Russet, do; Pennock's
lied Winter, do; Peck's Pleasant, do; Posey's
Winter Bed Sweet, do; Prior's Red Winter,
do; Pound 7?oyal. or D.er, Fall; Porter, do;
Red Doctor, winter; Rhode Island Greening,
do; Romanite, do; Red Canada, do; Rome
Beauty, do; Eamsdcll's Winter Sweet, do;
Reinette Trii.niphani, do; Reinette Cmiada.
do; Ream's Red Winter, do; Kamho, do; Red
Astruchan, summer; Supero Sweet, winter;
Scarlett winter sweet, do; Svvaar, do; Sweet
Pearmain, do; Snow Apple, do; Sapsonwine'
summer; eever's Redstreak, Fall; Summer
sweeting, summer; Tew kesbury winter Blush,
w inter; Tulpahocon.do; Trader's Fancy, do;
Vandfvere, do; Winter Greening. do; White
Pippin, do; Westfield seeknofurther, do; win
ter tweet Paradise, do; winter sweet Bumbo,
do; Winesay, do; winter sweet, Hodge's, do;
w njtney s sweeting, do; western spy. do;
W inter wine, do; Whitmer's sweeting. Fall;
Wagoner, winter; Yellow Newtown Pippin,
do; Yellow Bellllower, do.
Auantis, October: Bartlett September; Buer
te Del, November; Bloodgood, August; Buer
le d'Areinmhurg. December; Buerie Brow n,
September; Bourre Bose. October; Dearborn's
eediing, August; Duchess de Angouleme.
October; Fiederickol Werteniburg.Seiuember;
Flemish Beauty. eitenilfr; Louise ''onnetle
Jersey, October; Stephens' Genesee. .Septem
ber; iS'ei lite. do; Wilkinson, November; White
Doyenne, October. Phice, 25 to 30 Cents,
Yellow Alherge, Gross Mignonne, Royal
George, Crawford's early Melrxiolon. early red
Rurerii e, Vandniark Cling, very large, Ward's
Late Free. Late white Cling. Purple Alberge,
Old ZHck, Morris' white. Free, Btirr'e Pineap
ple Cling, Moriisania Pound. Eurly Tillotson.
Crawford"? Late Aelocoiou.CHble'sla'.eCliii',
Yellow Eureripe,early Anne, Bateham's Gross
iiiienomie, rvwiliersUuiK. very line, Heath
Cling, very superior. Cable's Lale ilelocoion.
Early York, Jaques' Rureripe, Teton de Ven
us. rmcE) tuns, single it. per iuu.
CUE R HIES.
While Bicnrreou. Ellon, jlnv Duke, Bigar-
reau or Gruflion, Belle .rtuilijieoUe, Belle de
Choisey, Red Bigarreau. Harper's Eigarreau.
American timber, Black Tartaiean. Price,
25 cts. each.
DECIDUOUS ORNAMENTAL TREES,
Chinese ylilanthus, Catulptt, Cypress, Euro
psan Larch, American Larch, Silver leaf 31a
pie, P.ose Acacia. Col luU'd, Weeping Willow,
Lubarnuin, Tulip Tree.
EVERGREEN ORNAMENTAL TREES.
Balsam Fir, Norway Spruce, Chinese Ar
borvite, American do: Scotch Broom, Dwarf
Box, Austrian Pine, Hemlock spruce, Scotch
Pine, Corsican Pine, Red Cedar.
CGF"! have a few choice Plum trees, Quince
Boshes, Isabella and Catawuha Grupe Vines,
Current and Gooseberry Bushes, Strawberry
Plants, Fig trtes, Hydrogens, Dutch Aspara
gus, (J-c; also, twenty varieties of Noitettte.
Chinese, Tea, Buibon, Scotch and Climbing
E. S. GRIGGS.
January 26, 1855. tf.
gTSjjfl MiGuffey's Series complete.
a- i KIMERS. amaii aim large picio
Sfellehs. McGufley's and Elementry.
Readers. McGufley's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1th,
Heman's Y'oung Ladies Readers,
Pinneo's Primary Grammar.
PiniKXi's Analytical Grammar.
Ohio Teacher, a new wurk, expressly for
Ray's Arithmetics; Parts 1st. 2nd, and 3rd
Ray's Algebra; Parts 1st, and 2nd.
Mitcliel's Primary Geography.
Mitchel's Geography and Alias; latest edi
Webster's School Dictionary (unabridged).
Copy Books, Quills, Steel Pens and Cases;
together w ith all kinds of Stationary, for use
! schools, lor sale at
E. A. BRATTON'S.
April 2, 1855.
J. II. WAIT,
C'orseh or Jeftersos and Secokd Streets,
"1ALLS the attention of the citizens
W Viuton and adjoining counties to his su
perior stock of ,v.f
which he offers at wholesale or retail on rcas
onable terms. Give him a call.
Orders attended to promptly,
March 21. 1854. ly
Oft YANKEE Straw Cutters, from $7 to
dJ 12 5 received at the Gilt Anvil.
DENNIV'G, CAMPBELL CO.
IF YOU GAL YOU WILL BIT,
JOHN S. HAWK.
MAIN STREET, Mc ARTHUR, OHIO,
Fruit r in oil kinds of
DRY GOODS. GROCERIES. HARD
WARE. QUEENSWARE, hats,
CAPS. BONNETS, BOOTS f
CLOTHING, IRON &
NAILS, &c. Also,;
LOUDON & CoV POPULAR FAMILY
IS j ii et rec eiving from Cincinnati, one of the
largest a. id best selected stocks of New.
Ever lroii.at to McArthur, expressly for the
Winter trade, which he is determined to sell
on the most reasonable terms.
Just rail and see my New G juds belwe
Bring along vour Produce, for in the way
of Barter he will give you as good bargains us
though you brought the Cash,
N.iveiiil-er 17, IfcO I. 1st. c. ly.
W. M. Stark. G. D. Tew ksuury
VLtLEY 6TARFC& ECNsi
GENERAL CO JIM IS SIM ME Bill ATS,
Forth Salt of Wratara Trodac
iEAP TCBACCO ILCUR, PROVISIONS, fco.
Nos. 65 & &7 S. CHARLES STREET.
Between Prail and Cumden streets. near the
Tobacco Inspection an honues,
Liltral ,tdvoncts madt on consignments.
N. B. e have re cutlv removed to our
new and extensive W arehouses, upui South
Charles Street, where we have the advantage
ol a Kuit Howl track ol our own, (connecting
our House with the B. & 0. Railwuv.) and
are thus enabled to receive all our consign
ineuts. when sent iu car luads, free of Dray-
ane. VA e have, also, evey lucilitv lor llie le
ceipt and sale of Tobacco, Flour, Provisions,
and Western rioduce. generally.
We send a correct statement of the Markets
monthly, to our friends, or oftener if desired
rilMYAIilllNU AD I'OXIIISSIO.1 MERLIIA.T,
CERT EH WHEELING WHARVES
WHEELING, VA., & BRIDGEPORT,
Has large and extensive Ware Houses, on
is prepared w ith every facility, to attend
all business, entrusted to Iih care, prom-rlv
He forwards freight bv Car loads or otherwise
September 2.I&5J. ly
ii. ii, joiiuox
(UCCfcSS0B TO JOKEI'II JONES,)
llfdifiil, Tlirologiral, Clunk nnil Hisrclla
ueous Eouks, Maiiuntry ond Wull rujer,
Books received from the Eastern Mar
ket at their curliest publication, or ordered
C. S. & J. AY. SMITH,
SrccKssons of Davis Smith A: Co.,
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION
Dealers in Produce biiiI Manufacturers
of Star Mill Flour.
Consignments of Goods and Produce to
Forward or Sell, solicited.
Nov. 4. 1653. ly a
IRON. NAILS AND STEEL.
5000 Lbs. Norway Nail Rod.
500 Kegs assorted cut and w rought Nails.
3000 Lbs. square, round and octagon
Steel. Just received at the Gilt Anvil.
DENNING, CAMPBELL & CO.
July 29, lbS3.
R, LLOYD h SG,
Wholesale Dealers in
BOOTS, SHOES, II ATS I L E A T HER
FRONT STREET, PORTSMOUTH. 0.,
January 20, 1854. ly
DEXNlftG, CAlTirUELL A Co.,
Im!orlrrf and Wholrsatr nml Ritiil Mien in
fluid ware, SsKldlery, Iron, Glass,
WOULD respectfully informtheir friends
and the public that they have atleiiE C
!ot into their splendid new room, and have
fitted ii up expressly lor the Hardware trade. (in
the burnt district) under the sign of the lilL.1
AN V 1L, East side of Paint, between Water
and 2d sis, wheie they are opening, in addi
tion to part of their former stock, a large and
desirable stock of American, German and
English Hardware, Saddlery, Iron and Glass,
together w ith all articles usually kept in Hard
ware stores, pud invite all to cull and take a
look at their new room and examine their
Thev have rontinued'a stock of Goods at
their OLD STAND, sicn of the Mill Saw. on
Tagert's square, (under llie immediate caieol
one ol the linn) where Ihcy have been so lb-
erally patronized the po6t year, for wMch the.(
take this opportunity of retoriinm their sin
cere thanks, and solicit a continuance of the
ame for both establishments, promising to
keep as good Goods and sell as low as any in
J. F. TOWELL & CO,,
Dry Coeds, Millinery Goods, Quccnswnre, China
E have just opened our first Spring
v Stock of the above goods and are. rrow
exhibiting oneof 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 lor the Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattings and Window Shades, and
the dherfor B3iuiets and all kinds ol Milli
ners' Trimmings at wholesale and retail. In
this department we shall hereafter manufac
ture or trim Bonnets in the most fashionable
styles. Milliners and others are invited to
examine our superior stock of Bonnets, Rib
bons &c, before purchasing elsewhere.
We shall continue as heretofore to supply
Housekeepers, Hotels and Steamboats with
every thing in the furnishing Dry Goods line,
Table ware and Carpets at the very lowest
price. J. F. TOWELL & CO.
No. 4 Enterprise Building.
April 7, 1854. ly 6
JOflJI SWIP8T0K SAMUEL 8WIP5T0K.
J& S. SWEPSTON have opened a fine
stock of Goods at PRATTSVILLK. 0.
Call and see for yourselves.
r it,ui4. r.
DOOIt r.Mxn. STAIOr.U. AM
BLANK BOOK MANUFACTURER,
o Bucktya Blttk, Tirn, fit., Forlimonth, hlo
lias on hand a complete assortment of
MIS'JELLANIOUS. LAW. MEDICAL.
COMMON SCHOOL AND CLASSSICAL
TOGETHER WITH A FlLL STOCK Of
Staple and Fancy Stationery.
I am confident that it would be fm the in
terestr of dealeis in this vicinity, to make
their purchases of me, instead of coins or
femlin East. The difference of time, the
cost of transportation, with the advantage of
frequent orders lor small quantities, make it
more economical as well as more expeditious
to purchase in this market.
1 invite bums to examine my stock, and
compare my prices with those of .Booksellers
iu Cincinnati, or elsewhere.
School and Cfusstral Hookt,
All the kinds in use, at the lowest rates.
A Complete Assortment of Law and
Medical Hooks ; Miscellaneous Books ;
All the New and Standard Publications.
I have also, in connection with my Book
Store, an extensive Bindery, where Blank
Books of any size and Pattern of superior
quality, suitable for County Ollices, Banks,
rurnaces, Insuarance Companies, &c, aie
mudc to order.
Staple and Fancy Stationery of all kinds.
WALL PAPERS. CURTAIN PA
PERS. AND BORDERING.
I Oder the liires( and best stock ever bro't
to our city.iind will sell them eihter at Whole
sale or Retail, at as low rates as any house
westol the Mountains. I have all kinds
fioin the richest Gilt to the commonest kind
manufactured. 1 purchase them directly from
the manulacturers, and can sell them very low
to the country trade.
it win allunl me pleasure to snow m
goods, and 1 shall spare no efforts to render
Booksellers, country dealers and private li
braries supplied at llie t'rry iWrst rules, iu
large or small (inutilities.
J shall be happy to receive orders, assuring
those wliu send, that they will be filled
prnuiply. Pariicularatteution paid to orders
Dy iviaii.or otherwise, lor quantities, orsm
Portsmouth, April 29, 1831.
MAYSYILLE, & PORTSMOUTH.
The new and splendid sw ift running steamer
Capt. WAI. McCLAIN:
Will leave Cincinnati
Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridavs,
ai u a. ivi. precisely
Will leave Portsmouth
Tvesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays'
at the Srtiue hour touching at ail w ay 'mints,
THE ItOKlmm wus built expressly ior this
trade, and the people may rely upon the
fact that she will remain thete. Neither pains
norexpence nave ueen spared lo til up a first
class packe.t w ith an eye to speed, safety, and
comfort; all requirements of the new law be
ing complied w ithjand it is confidently hoped
that r. public will appreciate and encourane
theenterprtse. The Proprietor of this Boat.
at all seasons ol the year, will have a boat in
the trade, so that no inconvienieiice w ill here
alter be given lo travellers. S.'pt. 8, '54 6in
P UR T SMOUTIl. OHIO.
ff"MlE subscriber having leased the above
X House, (formerly the United States Ho
lei.) and having made a complete renovaiion
pubre-furnished the house w ith new Furniture
throughout, respectively invites the traveling
puuuu 10 give nun a can.
Will always contain the best thutthe market
a fiords, and no means will be spared to make
all comfortable. JOHN ROW,
Oct. 10th, IS54 .
SADDLE AND HARNESS DEPOT!
SADDLE Ii HAHNESS MANUFACTORY,
Opposite J. K. Will's.
MAIN STREET, Mc ARTHUR, OHIO
T7"EEPS constantly on hand
j-m. mm mil manuiaciure un. a
loonier, iaiuues,liridles,and tj-.-?i.
He will use the very best of materials, aud
being a practical workman, and Riving his
personal attention to the business, his friends
und customers may rest assured that they will
luid every article purchased ol lam, all thut
is represented to be, and at prices as low as
the urticles can possibly be disposed of.
April 28, '04 lyr.
S 31 1 T II & SONS,
JACKSON C. II., OHIO.
Sept. 23, 1853. ly
0. N, MURRAY, P. 11. MURRAY, JAS. 11 KEAk
Impojters of, and Dealers in.
HARDWARE AND CUTLERY
SIGN OF THE (J MOM ST.
WE will duplicate bills with any regular
joDuing nouse m the West. Country mer
chants, fnrnace proprietors, railioa d contrac
tors, and others, willsubserve their interests
giving us a can.
May 19,54. Iv.
Si H, HOLMS & CO,
(Succassois to Smith and Holmes.)
Tin, Slictt Iron, ond Copper Warts,
also dealees, wholesale retail, is
Stores, Grates. & Hollow Ware,
MARKET STREET, EAST SIDE.
Sept. 8 1554. ly.
JOHN J. ELLIOTT,
BOOT AND SHOE MANUFACTURER
One door East of D. D. T. Hard's Store,
HAM DEN, OHIO,
RESPECTIVELY announces to the f fijj
citizens of I1A31DEN, and vicin Tbi
ity that he has permanently located at Ham-
den, and has commenced the manufacturing
of Boo '.sand Shoes; M.mis', W omens', and
thildrens , of "very var.ety. All work war
ranted, and made at the shortest notice.
Prices to suit the times. Repair done with
neatness and disp ten.
December. 22, lS.Vi.-3mf,.
Hydro-Electric Toltnie Chains!
A NEW and NOVEL mode of applying a
powerlul remediul agent, so constructed
as to be worn under the garments, next to the
skin, producing a constant uninterrupted cur
rent of Electro-Magnetism. effecting
IM EDI ATE RELIEF
from the most acute pain, aud also a ycrman
ent cure of all
It seldom has failed to furnish almost in
stant relief, and a Final Permanent Curk
bv being used according todirecttion, lo the
Rheumatism, Lierine t'ains,
Gout. Sciatica, Palpitation of Heart
Paralysis, Periodical Headache
Painful swelled joints, St. Vitus' Dance
Neuralgia of the Face, General Debilety,
Disease of the Spine, Puins uf theCiiest,
iDeafness Blindness, Hysterics, Dyspepsia
All Diseases that arecaused by a deficient
amount of Nercims Fluid, are greatly reliev
ed, if not permanently cured simply wearing
the chains lor a lew hours each day.
Be 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 agent
of any kind has preformed so many cures dur
ing tlie lust year, of those disease's just nam
Pllvermacueu's Electric Chains,
And to prove this assertion we.defv any per
son to produce so many veil authenticated cer-
tijtcutes ol&cientinc J'hysicaus and intelli
gent patients as may be found in a pamphlet
of 36 pages, to be had gratisof llie agent iu this
The Electric Chains were first introduced in
France in 165U. and after being subjecte J to
the most I iiorouoii and Kigid Irial, by the
first medical men in Paris, they wcrefo'iiid
to possess strong end marvellous powers in
releviug pain, wherever applied, and by thoir
iniiiieiK e were uiirouiiieo nno me uospiiuis oi
that city.iind alro.seeured by letters puteutby
the Fiench Government.
They are now introduced in almost every
Hospital in England, Gerinnny, Austria.
Belgium, anil patented in those countries,
whine they huve bcome the
Most Poi'L'LAa Curative Aoet is the
Thev were first introduced in the United
States ubout one yea i since, and went through
with the same trial as in Europe, and were at
once introduced into every Hospital in New
York, w here ihcy are now in daily use,
effecting even more wonderful cures tlun had
ever before been awarded them. They a'e
highly recommended Profs. Valentine Molt
Van Buren, Post, and others, who have pub
lished their views of their power ond value in
several of the medical journals in thut city,
and are also in the daily pructice of recom
mending their use to patients. A full ac
count of their opinion may also be found
in every pamphlet, and sant to thj ad
dress of any person in the Stata, applying
(post paid) to the ngenls. The Chains
can be tent by mail, wuh full description
fXT Price of Chains, S3 ami 85.
Physicians an politely invited to call
and examine their construction, and pro
nounce upon their merit.
Onk word more 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 ul
patent nostrums (homed swill) are kindly
and politely invited to give them a trial,
Card to Ladies. Ladies who are en-
ciente, are requested not to wear them for
a greut length of lime, for by so doing.
niiscarrmge is Irequectly produced'
N. 15. One Chain will last for years and
lose none of its electric powra bv iue. caul
applied to either adut or . I;iltb For sale
iu all the principlcilies no the U. S,
J. Steinebt, Gen e-t Agent. N. Y.
All communications (Post paid) addressed
to S. S. DEMUTIl, McArthur Ohio, Agent
for Vinton and adjoining Counties, will le-
ceive piompt attention.
June JJJ, 1854. ly
111CK0CK Si tiro.,
HAVING just opened a "Wholesale and
Retail II AT STOUT in Portsmouth
on Front Street, between Market and JefTer
son, they invite All to call and examine the'u
glials nnd Caps, Slraw Goods, Trunks.f f
iz& Vuliscs, turpi! Bugs, I'mbrtlias it., v
OP everv description.
Purchasers can at all times find at oures
tablishment a full and complete assortmen
of the richest and most desirable styles, ai
well as the most common fabrics. Our lonfi
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.
FURS of all kinds wanted, for which the
highest pi ices will be paid.
Portsmouth, November 4, 1933. lr
JOHNSON'S BOOK STORE,
HII. JOHNSON, (successor to Joseph
Jones) keeps constantly on hand a
lare slock of
BOOKS, STATIONERY, WALL
Which he will tell at Eastern Prices. It is
Ins design to afford Country Merchants, and
puichasers generally, such facilities for sup
plying themselves with every article in his
line, as they have not heretofore enji "ed.
Additions are now being made to his stock,
which will make one of the Largest am' Jest
in the Western country.
As a mere outline, his stock will be found
lo consist of
BOOKS Medical. Scientific, Law, Theolog
ical, School, Blank and Miscellanecus,
STATIONERY letter, Cap, Bill aud Note
ENVELOPES -Buff". Embossed and Plain
White, and Governmeui.
WALL PAPER -A heavy and well selected
stock, at prices ranging from 8 cents,
to 61,50 per . bolt. Also, Borders of
the greatest variety, and Window
BLANK BOOKS Ledgers, Journals, Day
Books, and Time Books, all of every
PERIODICALS Those issued Monthly, and
MAPS Large Maps of both Hemispheres and
of the United States; Small Maps ol
each of the Western States, and of
FANCY ARTICLES of different kinds.
ALSO Slates. Cony 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 Johnson's Book Store,
Jones' old stand, Paint St., Chillicoibe, Ohio.
Decembers. 1853. ly.
SOO Uidcs Waneld!
(GREEN OR. DRIED.)
For which we will pay 4 Cents per lb.
S. S. DEMUTH & CO.
December 22nd, 1854. tf.
JOB WOBK.oferery deecriptiori neatly
ermri!, at thfs 68ir,
For tha rapid Cur of
COrGIIS, f OLDS, nOARSEXESS,
CROCP, ASTHMA, AXD
WE invite the attention of the Public U
the Certificates apinded below, aud
bespak for them that candid consideration
which their honest frankness deserves.
Men in such stations as many who volun
tarily bear witness to the efficacy and value of
Cherry Pectoral, do not wantonly trifle
with, or distort facts, nor oveialate their con
victions. Judge then, whether this is not the
medicine to trust when you must have relief
for the throat or lungs; judge too, whether er
ery family ought not to have it by them as 4
safeguard against the everywhere prevailing
enemy, which steals with fatal frequency up-r
on almost every flock ond carriea olT the lamb
from many a home?
JutksoQ C, II-, Jackson City, 0 , 20th Nov., 13a.
Dr. J. C Ateb,
Sir The Cherry Pectoral is much Inqui
red after. Several of our best Physicians
huve used it, three of them in their own case
and always with the happiest effects. The
numerous patent medicines always before
them, lead to incredulity in regard to every
new remedvj and it is only afier undoubted
evidence of value in any ar'ticle.that anything
like a general confidence can be excited.
The unrivalled excellence in una iwiuiim
tion ol agents, (in the Chrry Pectoral) proved
beyond cavil by repeated trial under their own
observation, has compiled medical men to
proclaim abroad its usefulness. It is beyond
all doubt the best generul remedy w e have fo
the Pulmonary Affections of this climate, at
llie same time sedative ami xpcctorant
rare combination of properties.
In hope that it will prove its own reward,
I subscribe myself.
Respectfully your obt. scrvt.,
J AS. H. C. MILLE J.M. D.
Allegan. Mich., 10th Jan., 1853.
Dear Sir No one, no not one man, wom
an, or child can Le found lo deny that the
Cherry Pectoral is all that itcluims to be.
There is much used in this vicinity although
not known until recently. The community
should know its virtues.
Jons R. Kellouo, II. D.
Let gentlemen of the Legal Profession math
Williamsburg, L.I., Sept. 3, 18J1
Dr. J. C. Aver,
Dear Sir Over application for the past
three years to my duties as an advocate Inougbt
on some eighfmonths ago a severe irritatiou
of the bronchial tubes, which was o constant
annoyuiice lo me, and fast becoming a source
of great apprehension. Every remedy tried,
failed to even relieve me.till I used your Cher
ry Pectoral. This has not only relieved m,
but as I trust. wholly cured me. 1 care noth
ing lor the reputation uf advocoting Patent
Me.dicines.anJ this is at your service. I shall
rcccoirnneud it to members of the bar, ami
others whom I may meet, laboring uudtrf
Smith Pari.", Me., Aug. 19, 1S00.
1 have no hesitation in saying, that 1 regard
Ayer's Cl.eny Pectoral as decidedly the best
remedy within my knowledge lor the cure of
chronic bronchitis, coughs, and all diseases of
the lungs. U. A. Rc&t, M. D.
Montgomery, Ala., October 4, 1S49.
Dr. J. C. AvEiii Sir: 1 have used youi ad
mirable compound extensively in my practice,
hi J find it to surpass, by far, any oth'.r reme
ly we have for curing diseases upon the lungs.
Yourobedieut tervt., R. B. Jonks.M.I).
What yet icmu.us to convince the most in
.'redulous that the Cherry Pectoral isall that
.1 purports to he, viz: an uuequulled lemedial
igent lor all diseaseaof (he throat and lungs.
1 lie experience of years, has proven il to tm
mhIi, aud we submit it to the people, believ
ing that its virtues will fully maintain its
Piepared by J. C. AYER, Chemist, Lowell
CQT Beware of worthless preparations
ittempted to be palmed oil' uudcr a similw
F, ECKSTEIN, jr., Cincinnati; G.B, WILL,
McArthur. and by dealers iu Medicine ever
v here. Jan. 2G '05 4ino.
aU k GARDNER,
W ILKE S VILLE, OlirO,
KEEP constantly on hand the folowing
genuine and popular family medicines.
PILLS. Sellers Liver Fills, McLaine'e
Liver Pills, Aver's Pills.
COUGH REMEDIES. Seller's Imperiat
Cough Symp. Aver's Cherry Pectoral, Seller's
Hi v Svrup, Seller's Syrup of Squills.
WORM MEDICINES.-Seller's Vermifuge,
M Lai ne's Vermifuge.
LINIMENT'S. 11. G. Farrel's Indian Lin
iment, Gardner's Volatile Liniment, Radway't
Ready Relief. Pain Curer, Liquid Opidildoc.
HAIR TONICS. Lyou's Kaihairon.G, S.
Also: A large and well se'.ecteJ stocit oi
Drugs. Medicines. Oils, Paintsand Dye-stutTsj
all lor sale at the lowest prices.
Oct. 27th, 1354. ly.
1! AN NEK STORE,
AT THE BLUE CORNER,
JltAMIIlB, VINTON COUNTY, OHIO.
IN order to dispose of the large quantities
of Me.chanihse, now in McArthur, we 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
DIVIDE THE PR0FJT8
With our friends. In other words, we will
positively sell, for Cash or Produce,
DRY GOODS, CLOTHING, HARD
WARE, QUEENSWARE, and the
BEST FAMILY GROCERIES, AT
ONE-HALF THE USUAL PROFITS
Generally charged in this region of country.
We say, to the Farmers of Vinton, we are
prepared to prove what we say. Call and see
lor yourselves. And we hereby give notice
U) all concerned, that the day for selling
Goods, in McArthur, for 50 aud 100 per cent,
is gone by. We have determined to sell for
b and 10 permit, and then make money by
making more sales.
Our stock is entirely new, and we Till, is
w wants of the people require it, renew.
Oil and see. E. A. BRATTON.
Apil 2. 1855. 6mo.
-i ftYANRER Ox Yokes, at the Gililnvi
JLU DENNING. CAM?BHU.fc 00,