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ARttAWaJMiBNT TUli
Th? Ore?t Faitern Mail froM Baltimore, Philadelphia,
Nr? York, U<mtoa, to-, and Uutfulo, Jta, ^'l u"w b^|
vv (> nVirick it. ui.? daily; an<i ih? ??? sj*111
f&Tthft ciH?, to' and by those plMJi, will becloaed as
^"riie's.mtb-Tu'MVil *iU Iw'dobtHl hereafter diily at 8
o'clock, h. ui., nui will be received, w heretofore, daily
%>? ILeo ud'ties tor u Moll and Great Wrfteru Mall are
rece ved by ? p. in.. and olosed at 9, p. m., dally. The Mull
Traius, north of Philadelphia, are to arrive there In time
to connect with the Train for Baltimore, which bring*
the llroat Muil, to arrive here by 9 a. in. No Kaateru
Mail l? received at this office on Sunday night, and no
Eastern Mtil, to be suit beyond Haiti more, Is made up
ou Saturday nighL Norfolk, Ac., three times by Balti
more?Monday, Wednesday, and Friday; four times J.v
Hiohiuoud?Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Tue Mall for Annapolis, Maryland, and Norfolk and
a ljacent nlae. f iu Virginia, is clos d every nlgiit. e*"T
Saturday, at 0 p. ?.. Mid Ih received six tlui.'S a *
with a Mail from Baltimore, Maryland, by 12 in.
The Mad from Georgetown. P. C.. H u'X ? it
by 8 a. m, and 3 p. ui., and it is clo?<4 for tha |
the same lioucs. , . \f?niiHV
T'le Mail from Itnokvllle, Ac? ' ,s ' . ' ' n?"
"Wednesday. and Fri lay, f.feaeh *??*{ y ' : .
w i .k -1 f(>i* thnv<? ola'sf.i at 9 p. *u. <?f thu tamo days.
Th? U.iil from Urookvilks io., M l., in recvlvod by 5 p.
m. ol* VTr.lne.-J iy ..ud Saturday, each week, and cloeod for
tlm=e ulaws at ?' p. in. of Monday "nd fburs- day.
day,
and Thursday, at !? p. m, , ,
WnT-nton, Middleburg, Ac., Va., received Sunday, Wed- |
nesd i>% and Friday, by U p. m., closed at 9 p. in., Mou- i
day, Wednesday, ?ud Friday. i
Lc.'sburx, .-e., \:i., received l>y and closed at 3 p. m.,
Monday, Wedue-.day, ansl Friday.
'i'ho |>ois1a#i o;i m;wrfpopcrfi, and that on all printou ?
mat tar add vs^>u to any for ,'igu country, is reiuir.d tj b ? I
paid in advan'jii. The postal is also to be prepaid on 1
letters au 1 ,nickels addressed to foreign countries, other i
than Great Britain. Ireland, and Scotland, ard Brenvin, j
in Kurope, .ud some places to which they pass through j
the Bremen post olllce.
4^- Tin? <)sH(.j U oren from hulf-past 7 oVlm'k, a. m.,
to 9 o'i'loek, p. ni., daily, except Sunday, and on that,
day it is open fr< in halt-past 7 to t. n, a. in., and lrom 7
t j 9, p. m WILLIAM A. illt Alllji*.^ ,
1'o.stioaKter.
PROSPECTUS OF TI1H ".NATIONAL MON- <
UMJiNT,"
A welch/ journal to be published in Washington,
under ihe sanction of the II uuhington National
Monument Society.
JAMES C. PICiiGTT, K'Hyou and PiJBnsnEB.
The Monument Is incendtJ to ??; a literary, tjrrlcultural.
and mi. c-ell.i.icons paper. It Will contain selections of the
literature of tlie day -the best thateau Ik? found in Ameri
can and iiuglixh publications^ inti rtfrtting scienGflcarticled,
embracing ineuh.inies; foreig.i and doaaeatie news: any
nopsls of i.h.* procecdiuj's of Con/resn, and every thing
that such a jouraa! Cliijht be exi'ivted to contain, w iih
the exception of party polities, which will be at all times
most rigorously c\eiuded.
l'iie Monument will l e published for the express ami
the sole pilrpu.-e of aiding in the erection of the noble
column now rising on the banks of the l'otouiac, in hon
or of the Father of his Country, and which every one
who venerates the name of Washington would rejoice to
eeo completed. After d -ductiug out of the subseription
the expenses of the journal proposed to In; published,
the remaining lauds- will be faithfully applied, and with
out reserve, to tbi! purpose indicated. The aid, therefore,
of al! who ar- tviihn.jf to contribute to so patriotic an ob
ject, aid one so entirely national, is earnestly requested.
By subscribing to the Monument, a valuable journal at a
low price may be obtained, while it will be doing some
thing at the same time, towards completing that majestic
memorial of the Nation's gratitude.
The Board of Managers recommend Mr. Pickett, former
ly Fourth Auditor of the Treasury and Charge d'Affairs to
Veru, who proposea to edit and publish the Monument
journal, as one well qualified to perform the duties ot
editor, and to conduct the paper faithfully, and satisfac
torily to the subscribers. They assure, their fellow-citizens
that this enterprise is not a speculation got up for indi
vidual emolument. Mr. Pickett will make the experiment
with his otrn means and at his own risk; if successful, lie
will receive nothing more, and he asks nothing more,
than a very moderate compensation for his services. Not
one dollar, therefore, of tlio direct subscription to the
erection of the Monument will be, in any event, applied
to the support of the paper, nor the Society in any man
ner hold pecuniarily responsible.
To give the public an idea of what may be done with the
jouruui it is pro|>osed to publish, it may be stated that a
list of fifty thousand paying subscribers, at two dollars
each, will yield au auuual net profit of from fifty to sixty
thousand dollars.
The postmasters, and secretarier of all organized bodice
throughout the Union, are respectfully requested to act
as agents in obtaining subscriptions, thus aiding the ^reat.
object of our exertions.
As all editors and publishers, on account of the object
for which the Monument newspaper will be established,
must wish It to succeed, it is hoped that they will con
tribute to its success b> publishing this prosjiectua.
All moneys will bo remitted, and all letters and moneys
addressed prepaid, to the general agent of the Monument
Society, U'n. Klisha Whittlesey, Washington.
Ofucek;.?Millard Fillmore, t?officio President: Arch.
Henderson, First Yi^e President; Walter Lenox, (Mayor
or Washington,) Second Vice President; Thos. Carbery,
Third Vice President; J. B. II. Smith, Treasurer; Geo.
Watte niton, Secretary.
Board or Manaucils.?Wir.field Soott, N. Towpop, Thos
Mho roe, \V. A. Bradley, P. K FendjJl, Walter Jones,
Thomas Blagden, Peter Force, W. W. Seatoo, M. F. Maury,
T. Hartley Cra*ford. Benj. Ogle Tayloe, Llisha Whittlesey.
T'.mu.?The Monument will he printed on a double
royal sheet?the paper and type being of the best quality?
and in quarto form, containing sixt s:u lance pages, tlir.t
it may be mors easily preserved. The price will be two
dollar* per annum, payable on the receipt of the second
number. The nature of the enterprise not admitting oi
any ere Jit. none can be given.
Societies r-iid clubs will tie furni'lieU with the Moncmixt
on the following terms: 3 copies.for 6 copies, $8; 10
copies, tlli; Ac.
Tlio*1 \rho are diiposed to patronise the M'iNirWK.tT are
requested to forward their nr.mcs to the General Agent,
without delav. The first number wi'l be published early
iu May. and "the second on the seor nd day of August, and
weekly thereafter; time bring aliowed for the Prospectus
to be circulated. and for the ar nts to make returns. As
all sulwrilxrs will be eontribubirs to ?he Monument
itself, tlirir names will be published in the paper.
WARinxorfiN. April '21. U4b
\ O I) F It ti V PltTI5O5, * CO, OF NBH? YOKK,
K take leave to inform htlr friends and the public,
that they have taken up the Imparling IJaiinr** on tlieir
own account. For the future they will confine them
selves strictly to Gie Ommiuion JJutinru, for the pur
chase if dry goods, iu Glasgow, Scotland.
From their long experience in the trade, they feel con
fident that tl^ev can promote the interest of those engaged
In the importation of dry gx>ds, and -hey respectfully so
licit orders, which shall have their best attention.
The name of the firm in Glasgow Is changed to Gomtiey
Htmn a Co. . ,
The New Vurk Arm being dissolved, thev will be please<i
to receive orders through thoir agent; James Pattison, No.
iii Pine street, New Vork.
GODFKEY PATTISON A Co., Chjumiuum Merchant),
Glasgow, Scotland.
% r.r.r lar.icr.s:
Mcssts. B?)nnison, Wo?*l k 'Jo., New York.
Messrs. W. C. Piokersgill A Co., do.
Messrs. Merrltt, hly A Co., do.
Joseph Walker, esq., do.
The sultscriber- h:-ing alone entrusteil with samples ot
rtoth and patterns of these ifocsls for the United States
mark?t, invite the attention of the trade.
GOUFRKV PATTISON A Co., Glasgcw
Office. 81 Pine street, New York. mar 1M?
1'.
kOKK'l, BltOS. A JONKS, 82 Market street, Plillailel
.) pli.H, in?iti! tn atl'niion of'he ti wii-toth'-irsplen
dl i sl ick of Fancy and Staple BONNFT3 an?i HATS, of
? 11 kindr, purcha"' It r oh in Kurope by one of our firm ;
and also n.n a? ort.tnent uf city and eastern made llooUand
Shoes. All of which tl.i y offer at very low rates.
riMIK "1>T AND MOST VAhC AIM.K AUIUOIJLTTIK Al.
I lMl'I.KMKNTS AND VACIPNKRY, exhiblte-l a*
the stale Kail- iu lSjO, will be gcon by the award of Pre
miums be'ow:
Awahleil to K. Wittmsn, jr., No. r,6 tight street, B.ilM
moie by th? Maryland Sta'e AgrlculturaJ Socirty.s their
3.1 Annual Fair, held in Baltimore 23d, 24th and 25th of
October, 1*M>.
For 'he l?st Plough in the ploughing match ? $10
For the best plough1 ng with ox team, (special pre
jnium,) ????-..2
lor the h??t pl< uirh on exhibition, 1st premium ? 6
For die best Railway Horse Power, Wlutmai.*8 Im
proved. 1st premium ? - ? . -15
For the best Ifay Press, 1st premium ? - 26
For tiis best Cornshe.ller, ls? premium ? ? S
For the best Field Roller, 1st premium
F?>r th - best Corn-Stalk Cutuirs and Grinders, let
premium -???*? 6
For the best Churns. 1st premium ... 4
For tiie bent Hay and Manure Fork, 1st premium, 2
For the l?"t Hayrakes, 1st premium - . 2
Fur the best Cultivator, 1st premium - - 4
No exhihttor of Agricultural Implements at the above
named Fair, having received one-baff the amount of pre
miums awarded us on the different kinds of Implements
anl Machine*. It is conclusive evidence that ours were oon
sid-r.-d the be-t and most valuable on exhibition.
At the great Fair of the Maryland Institute,for the pro
motion of the M.-ehanic Arts, held In Baltimore in Octo
ber nnd Vovemlier. 1860, the first premium (a heavy Silver
M."lul) was swarded to K*ra Whitman, jr., for the largest
?nd best dlsplsy of Agricultural Implements. Also flr?t
rr".n> in (?m. ; ? 1 ?? r . liver M.'dnl(forhis Improved Wronrrht
r n Tli'. wh y Horse Power, whlcti was made for exhibition
?t the World * Fair, in liOndon, in May, 1H61.
Our ft'sk this seasf.n will he the largest ever offered in
#?is city, and probably the largest in the world, consisting
of g'("f 260 Tiireshing Machines,
1000 Wheal F*n?. lWSi Corn ?hellcrs. 600 Straw Cutters.
(OU Culrtvators, K.-aplna MaehlA..,. Wheat Drills. Corn
?nd< Mills, rider Mllla, llay and
Cotton I'r tot tl .-r with every article whleh a fiirmer
? r planter eould Wish In the proeeeution of his pursuits;
?II of whlsh Will be sold on reasonable terms, ?t wholesals
?r retail. K WHITMAN. Jr., A 00.,
At the old stud, 66 Light at, Baltimore, M4.
FRESH SPUING GOODS FOR 1861.
CAMPER, BERKELEY, * BHUKF, No. 246 Baltimore
?troet, havtj received an entirely "?* aiul ehoiaj
ufcuortuteDt of Kuglith, Eroaoh, Ottrinan, and Anwcioen
l)ry tiuods, suitable fcr the spring trade, ?mwmuii| *u
ih? variuueatvios pertaining to their ^ . '
thoy iuvilo tli? attention of their customers aud me j
chauU generally visiting this aiarl?ot. _
TfcltM goods have been aciectcd ?''?*{'* ,
"-a. rrr-"1 **
Satin do Chenes , ,
Extra super Jfrenoli 1HWX*, u? ill oolow
,lu do do plaiu lo
Silk and I.in" follies, a now article
.Ji'uilo Nuj ltut, H Uliv, ami beautiful article
Hare^c do Lalncs, extra super xillc ami wool
I ' Jo rich chintx colors
do neat .stylus
?uper, nil wool .French de Lainea, all colors
Super Toil l'lndc, entirely new
Krwui U Lappet u'jJ Hmb'u Muslins
Emh'dBroquetelles, a beautiful article
Colored Silk JImb'c! Fancy Muslins
l'rinted Bcreges, entirely new designs
J4 and -1-4 Super French Lawns a.id Organdies of latest
styles?all qualities
Hi:per Fauoy Lawns, emhi.s$od Silk and Wool
English und Scotch Ginghams, ia black, white, and foDey
colors
6-4 Silk Warp and Ileal Alpacas and Canton Cloths
Krench Chintss and Turkey Hod Prints
Spring Print,". a I cautiful assortment, Ac., Ac.
ClOTIIS, CASSr.MKItES, Ac.?Super French Black and
Colored Clolbs, of all grades, by the most celebrated
makers
Super Ulack Cloths, English, Germin, and American
Super 04 Cashmerctts, Cashmere Cloths, and Drap de
Etc
.''. 4 and 5-4 Summer tilths and Crape Lustres
Itiiu'k Cassiineres aud Doeskins, of "Sedan" and other
be .-it maker)
Funoy Plaid and Striped Cassimeres of new deigns
do Union Driilings; Zetland and Plymouth Plaids
blenched aud Brown Linen Bucks and Fancy Drillings
Super French and India Nankins and Coatee Cheeks
Tweeds, Kentucky Jeans Farmers' Drills, &c.
VKST1NGS, Ac.?Super Black and Fancy Silk and Satin
| Vestiugs
i Butt" Cashmere and Coahmerett do
j t'iain While. Fancy, and Duff Marseilles do
dilk and Worsted Series oi ull w idths
do Levantine do do
LINEN HOODS.?44 Irish I.ineug, all qualities Richard
son's. Barkloy's, Grey's, Young's, &c.
.1-1 aud 1 i Blay Linens; 4-4 white and brown Hollands
llu: sia Barnesly and Scotch Lineu Sheetings, all widths,
best makes '
Pillo.v Case Linens; Table Cloths and Napkins
Bleached and Brown l)ania;ks auu Diapers, 8-4, 10-4, 12-4
bird's 1>''\ Russia and Scotch Diapers ami Dowlas
Huckaback do aud Crash
No. 1. 2, 3. and 4 Burlap0
Linen Cambric ildUts, of all qualities, Ladies and Gents
White Goods of ull descriptions
Inserting*, Edgings, Linen and Cotton Laces, Ac,, a largo
assortment.
DOMESTICS.?3-4, 7-8 and 4-4 Brown and Bleached Mus
lins
ri-4, 04. 7-4,104, 114anil 124 Brown and Bl'd Shirtings
Maryland and l'otomac Bagging
34 and 7-8 Cotton Osnaburgs, plain and twilled
Bleached, Brown, Blue sml Corset Drills
Plain, Striped and Plaid Chambrays
Bed Ticking1--, Shirting Strips, Apron Checks, Ac.
Plaid and Stripe Domestics, l>est makes.
PANTAL<X)N STUFFS.?Blue Denims, American Nan
keens, Checks und Plaids, Rouen Cassimeres, Striped
Osnaburgs, Kennebec Tweeds, Ac., Ac.
The above Domestics were purchased in Docember last,
previous to the rise in Oil ton Quods; we are therefore en
abled to offer them at prices that cannot fail lo please,
mar 24? C., B. A B.
A New Eon to to Pittsburg.
iiSi!
VIA THE BALTIMORE, SUSQUEHANNA, AND PENN
SYLVANIA RAILROADS.
riMIROUGH TO PITTSBURG IN 33 HOURS. An cx
_1 press train of cars will leave Calvert Station daily,
with the U. 8. Midi from Washington and Baltimore, at
i H]/, a. m., connecting; with the Fast Line at Middletown at
1 p. in., arri> ins; at llaiTisburg at 1V p. in., to dinner.
The train leaves Harrisburic for the West at 2 p., m. ar
I rivinff at Hollidaj sburg at 8 p. m. At this point, passen
gers have the option of taking cither the Cars to Johns
town, thence by Packet Boats, or Stages direct from Holli
daysburg to Pittsburg.
Tickets will be sold to the following points, by this
train, to wit: York, Wrightsville, Columbia, Marietta, I
Middletown, Harrisburg, Newport, Millerstown, I'errys
\-ille, I.ewistown, McVeystown, Huntingdon, Hollidays- I
burg, and Pittsburg.
This train also connects with the Cumberland Valley
Railroad, which passes through Carli.de, Fhippensburg,
Chambers burg, and other points on this road.
For th? accommodation of passengers from Washington
for any ot the above points, the Baggage Master of the I
Companv will be at the Depot, of the Baltimore and Ohio
Hailroad Compai.y on the arrival of the Morning Cars, at I
8 a. m., to receivo tbe Baggage, which -will he carried free
of charge to Calvert Station. ROBERT (STEWART,
mar 24? Ticket Agcut.
To Countiy Merchants and Bcokoellers.
17 C. A J. BIDDLE, No. 0 south Filth street, publish
J, the following works:
Cleveland's Compendium of English Literature.
Harrison on the liise, Progress, and Present Structure
of the English Language.
Lynd's First Book of Etymology.
O.'wtJd'a Etymological Dictionary.
Fiske's Eschenburg's Manual of Classloal Literature.
Fiske'd Clinical Antiquities.
Outlines oi Sacred History.
Trefto's Geography of Pennsylvania.
Vogdev's Unite.! States Arithmetic.? Key.
Riog .<-iOOO Exorcises in Arithmetic.?Key.
Crittenden's Book Keeping, Counting-house and School
editions.
Vogdes's Mensuraticn.?Key.
A'sop's First lessons in Algebra.?Key.
Alsop's Algebra, tur High Schools, Academics and Col-1
leges.?Key.
Gummeres* Astronomy, fourth edition, just published.
Mong.-'s Statistics; translabxl from the French, by
WocmI" Baker, A. M., of the United States Coast Survey:
just published. '
Maury's Navigation, the text hook of the U. S. Navy.
McMnrtrie's Scicntilic Lexicon.
Peale's Graphics. Control I "rs'Copy Slips.
Hill's Drawing Book of Flowers and Fruit.
Tlill'a Progressive Lessons in Painting Flowers and
Fruit.
VAbaflta v?nr les Knfsns.
Sr.ndlord ate I Mert/m, in Franch, Lv Berquin.
The W orks of Thomas Dick, Li,, v., 10 vols 12mo, In
various styles of binding.
Select Speochcs of Distinguished American Orators.
Select Speeches of Phillips, Cur ran, Grattan, and Em
mot.
Select Speeches ofCliatham, Burke, and Errklne.
Aikia's Christian Minstrel. Afkln's Juvenile .Minstrel. |
IN PRESS.
Dunlap's Book of Forms, second edition, improved.
English I.iteratuie of the Nineteenth Century, bv Prof
C. D. Cleveland.
Map of the World as known to the Ancients, 61 by 50
Inches?on rollers.
E. C. A J. B.'s stock comprises most of the popular I
School Ti At Books, which they cfTer for sole, at low prices,
mar 24?
AiihHu'h Magic Freezer,
Through in fix minute*. For the preparation of
Icc Creams, Water Icce, &o.?Patented Sep
tember 10; 1H48.
rpiIE distinxuislng merits of fhis Appnrstns are?
1 1st. The astonishing rapidity of the process, surpass
ing belief?hence the name.
2d. The Cream during the progre-s of freer.lng becomes
cl'urfrmi with stn ospheric air, by which it, nearly doubles
in bulk, r.nd obtains that peculiar smoothness, lightness,
and delicacy of flavor, for which tho Ice Cream of our
best C<mfecti<jm.;rs is so highly prised.
3d. It does not require a tenth part of the labor th?t
the coinmon Freexer does.
4th. It dons its work better, producing a better article,
ln < v'"r(Lr,"p ''-t' by any other mori".
6th. 1"here is a nr>Tisldernhl? saving In loe, as the tub
"T?" no replenishing daring the operaUon.
The snnexed testimonial from the Proprietor of the
Eutaw House will feit to Test all doubt.
" Ha ving witnessed the p-ocw of freer.lng loe Cream
In A ttsfln s Maffie treexcr. two quarts of Cream having
hc<*n froreu in the Inec-diblc short time of six minutes, I
cheerfully recommend it to the public."
H. F. JACKSON,
Eutaw ITou=e, Baltimore, May 16,1848.
"This !? to certify, that during the summer of 1848, I
u*ed on? of Ampin's Talent Ice Cream Freezers of the
largest si?, (10 gallons,i making from 10 to 60 gallons
per daj' during the season; awl so far as regards expedi
tion ami power. T consider it decidedly the Ixist freexer
now in use, as I have had with it no difficulty in making
ten gallons of superior quality Ice Cream 'from five of
plain Cream in thirty minutes from the time I com
menced working it. A. II. BROWN.
Baltimore, April 0,1861."
o.anufaiturcd and Ibr sale by the patentee.
A. II. AUSTIN,
... No. fil N. Eutaw street, near Saratoga.
Alee, by Col'.TbAN k CO.. No. 203 Baltimore street.
County ami State rights for sale. mar 34
AMERICAN HOUSE, HANOVER STREET, BOSTON,
i ' n(,ersi;?ned. haling entirely rebuilt and en
arge.1 the above e> ten-five establishment, contain
.. * A"..?font three hnndre<l und fifty rooms
would respectfully give that It Is now ready Ihr th?
caption and a/oommod?tlo?i of the travelling commn
An ex/ended notM of the u,isnrpass.-d conveniences of
this House is d.eroed snia rfluons, as the nnmerotis Im
provements which have been made "nnnnt he properly
given In an advertisement. HufBos It l/> say that no ex
pense has bef-n ?|.nr<J Jo tender any apartment perfect.
The furniture was made expressly to or<l??r, regardlees
of eoet. and certain portions of It, especially the ih-awlng.
rooms, will he found to lie of the intuit lieautiftil and taste
fill manufacture. The Dining-rooms are capacious, and
the hours for meals will be so arranged aa to suit the non
venience of the early and late.
Every department will he conducted In an unexcep
tionable manner, and the Proprietor pledges himself that
the American House aha !)be truly the Traveller's Home
mar 24 LEWIS RICE.
DELAWARE COLLEGE.
, rpiju Faculty of Instruction of thk Institution un lei
J. it? prevent orgauixaUon, constat 0f tha toiwufi
a 4mud I'li'ltwitomlifpH, to wit: following
A ProfMeorship of Mental and Morml Science
7 K?2"on*P ut th? Or?0K nnd I^Uu Lamtia,,..
piyt *c,rati'1' of Mathematics ana N?mraj ^tuloso
A Prof?iutor.,hip of Rhetoric and Uellea-LeUres
A Professorship of Uheuiiitry and Natural HiaLir*
A J/roteaHoinhip of"Civil Etijtiiiooritij;,
ut MwJera hangup# ana Drawing
Th* Collegiate year is divided into two scions or tfims
of twonty-one weeks each. The tiist gussiou commences
on the fourth Wednesday of October; and the seooml , ?
tho fourth Wednesday o'f April- i^h i* LltowThy a
va^tiou of live weeks. ? a
COURSE 01' INSTRUCTION.
Fiesumax Class.?I. I,ivy, bvguu; Xenouhfn'a Ana
basis; Algebra, begun; History, begun.
n il '''vy> fiuiBh"d; Homer's Odyssey, begun; Alirebra
fliUahod: Geometry, begun; History, continued.
A "i'raCt!? < Homer's Od> .ssoy, tiuixhed ? Ge
ometry, five hgobs; History, finished. '
Junior Class.?I. Tacitus, begun; Tho Prometheus of
I ^liylus mid Lluctra of .Sophocles; Analytical Uoom. trv
: My '' ' -NallJrulT,";olu^i iividouoelo^:
! 11. Logic; Mental Philosophy; The Alcestus of Euri
flagun! ' J' Naturul Philosophy ; Mvohau; s
ill. Moral Philosophy; Plato's Corvine: The flanHre
"^osuu^pttttt
Sopiioiioii* Cl.ASS.-r. Horace, finished; Xenonhon's
Momorii-blha; Gwmotry, finished; Rhetoric, begun.
II. Cicero do Anucitia and de Scnectuto; Herodotus
> **? ??s2s
SENIOR Class*?I Political Philosophy; Tho Andrm of
tcrrencc; the Clouds of Aristophanes; Acoustic-', Optics
Electricity, Magnetism. ' 6)
II. Elements of Criticism; Butler's Analogy; Cicero's
? S1*" Questions; Demosthenes de Corona; Voltaic
K uj r, ^ivanism; Electro-M^netism, Magu-to
iV^ nuy'-!i ? Astronomy, Imgun.
flnilh'Jr^Ti bSF ?!J :',nhe lJ,ii,"(1 StttMJS; Astronomy,
LZ ?d Geology.UCC ? Ut' mirmo-Eleotxici*; Ohem
PHILOSOPHICAI, APPARATUS.
The College is provided with u Philosophical Apparatus
,,,", iwf' ^ Vr" ^i1:'0 "r e*P?rimental illustration
m ull the different branches of Natural Philosophy. The
. um o! throe thousand dollars has recently been nxponded,
parti3 m this country and partly iu London and Paris, in
too purchase of new apparatus, adapted to tho present
'Kiviwiced ?taio ot the Physical Sciences.
EXAMINATIONS.
1 At close of *"m>h stu(1r. or branch of study, the mem
bers of the class are carefully examined, and. at the close
of the year, tn al, the. ttuUie* of the year, !n the presenoe
ot a Committee of the Trustees; and their attainments
are eommunicated to the Hoard of Trustees.
RELIGIOUS INSTRUCTION.
in addition to daily morning and evening prayer, di
vine worship is held twice on every Sunday, and the reci
tation ou Monday morning is always in tho Greek Testa
ment. At the request of his parent or guardian, a student
is permitted to attend any place of worship which himself
or the parent or guardian may select. One member of the
facuity will attend at each of the different places of wor
ship (Iresbytcrian, Episcopalian, and Methodist) in the
village, and note all absentees.
Two at least of the Professors, with their families, will
reside in the College buildings, and will board at a com
mon table v. itli tho students, who are require*! to occupy
such rooms as may be assign* d them by the Faculty.
ADMISSION.
In order to admission to pursue tho entire course, a
student must be at least fourteen years of age; must give
satisfactory evidence of good moral character; and must
sustain an examination in the following studies, vi/.:
Arithmetic, Elements of Algebra, Latin and Greek
tirammar, Jacob * or Felton's Greek Reader, and the first
EXPENSES.
Hr nNT"'AN0E Ff:k'7*t' <-lie student enter as Freshman, five
dollars; if as Sophomore, ten dollars; if as Junior, fifteen
dollars; and lx as Senior, twenty dollars.
T ... 1 st Session. 2d Session.
Tuition 00 $21 00
Room rent 4 00 4 00
Incidental expenses 1 CO 1 00
Lse of Library . *5
Janitor's Wages ] 1 00 jL
Fuel for Oratory and Recitation room 1 50
tn t?,tho1 fitud,>uts nt cof-t- A sum equal
to the probuMecost is advanced by each student; if more
lufund^d1 cliarp-d w him; if l.m, Uie UWi.v i?
""toUI" ""?
M ashing, at the usual rates.
All dues are paysble in advance. The tuition is remit
Utr'y?n >rp tion' to a11 8tudcnts designed for the Miu
, Tihe tuit-ion ft>? for Modern I.angnapes will bo eluht
vanoef *** ">aBl0n> U' 10 Instructor in ad
lor students who do not design to prosocute the whole
Course required for a degree, a moro limited range of stu
of^srh^fl!fw i ^d to thf' sphere and course of llf?
ipated idual; go fiir as such can be reasonably anti~
The studies of tliis Course are arranged under the follow- 1
ing departments, to wit:
.uft AA JjAfrajATOAL DEPAKmnrv-Tii which, beginninc I
^ Arithmetic and Algebra, the student will lie carried 1
srnnhn, through all tho higher branches of the Ala the- !
WronVmvTc'1' *p|dication Natural Philosophy, j
Ev"us" Pe?abtvexi?Comprising instruction '
in Orthography, R? ading, WocnUon, Grammar, \Vriti:'t'
Goof?rhy, History, Composition, Rhetoiic, Logic, InUd-'
loct.inl 1 hilosojihy, Moral Philosophy, Polliical Gramma" i
^ M10 ^or?t-i,u'i"n. Philosophy, Ornilholoirv N'a- I
aSitfiISS0Ky,J4lemente (rfQrtUciHI,?and KvidenoM of j
3d A MtRCA.vnw DtrABTMiNT?In which will bo im- 1
parted an acquaintance with ail that is necessary to nj*l.
including?f lmm"<liaU) dutieB of lhfc counting-house,
1. IHinmanthip?By an original and popular system of I
hip art, which inyarii.hly pro<luces a bold, flnishM hand,
pw ulia-iy adapted to the purposes of the accountant and
uusmesp roan.
^"M""'""-7Ct?mpri',ing nnmerous abbrovlsted me
mSf ut<'r"8t' discount, Equation of Pay
a,.,J ?*VPr nvr"'.tn" 0-ll"u^ti"ns founded on
' together wtlh all sueh operations m nre r.v
SSunSoSmth?rOURh knowlcd'5e of of the
3. Hook-keeping?Fin/lc and Double Entry.by the mo ?
I rffiT y thoda. A complete course of im truction in
this branch will be furnishdl, designed to lit the student
to take charge of any set <'f account books
1 fi e" Comprising ? se- ,
hction from the Kuglfsh nnd Mathematical course* nn.l
also. . urvcyicg. Botany. Mineralogy, fieclogy. Chemistry' l
?nd Agriculture! Chemistry; the la.it awo illustrated bv'
?xiv?rtiiioijtJU Iect?ire?. J
6Ih. A Cinr. ExotjrEri? Dpp.vtitmevt?Tn which nrn '
taught Arilhmetfc-, fment-.l and written^ Algebra. (m< n- 1
wIiiTh Writl".n'll Cil')m,,try. Tri^onon:-tr-, ?nrve.-|ng, j
?ilh the n?e of instruments in the field. Practical Kntri- '
ncerimr. Architecture, PerspecUye, Diau/htln ?, and To I
pographr. ">
fth. A Tr.ACnta's psr\RTMENT.?Tim cours* of study
will consist Of a Judicious selection of subjects from ih?
other department*, including all the branches pursued in I
our commou schools. Prsctical Lectures will also be ttiven
on Bchonl Ti acblng, both ns a clence nnd s? an art
I upils will not only thus rooeivc the fullest ii.struct'on 5
relativp to tho t.rt and most popular methods of teacldn*
but they will also hsvo opportunities of exemplifying I
*??? 'ow"r departments oT j
7th. A DEPAKTMKirr or M .ofk* Lawowaow-Ih which
students who wish to take s thorough Course can have an
opportunity of doing so; while others, whose object may
be to acquire sufficient knowledge to translate with fncil
tty. nnd to pronounce with tolerable correctness, in as
?nort a time as possible, are nlso provided for.
Newark Academy.
By a late re-orgsnisatlon of this department of Dela
ware College, tho Hoard of Trustees have taken measures
to plnce it upon a new and improved foundation, and to
endow it with a<lvantages possessed by few similar insti
uti^ to thaoountry The Aondemy, heretofore merge<l
vIt w Rnd flOWM mibject/Ht to all the ?Tlh
Which hare been found to attend the amalgamation^>f the
two departments in the same building. Tnd under the
same government, now etyoys the eriyile?w!f . " .
establishment, without losin<? those which"n>. ?)? XPR"i!?
relation to the College protj. re"ult fri'm 1U
A large and elegant edifice, with all the necessarv At
\1a Bi rn,pl,'to t,oar,linK establishment has Is.en
en-eted aud furnish^, In wh4 the stu.h nts of th" aVT
emy hoard, under the immediate charge of the Princtoal
and his Assistants; and all its exercises are con,!,,^ ?
a system of its own, uninterrupted by the int' rests or
o|>eration? of the other department The furniture of tho
study-rooms nnd dormitories has been chose, w fh/i...
liar reference to comfort and ennvenienoe Z ? ^r ?'7%
no expense has Is-en spared In providing the anoa'ratus
necessary to render the means of instruction mn.nlete
giving to Newark Aca<lemy facilities for private stotlv
comfortable accommo<lation of .indents, fully ^.V to
thos<> afTordiid hy many of our colleges.
f ?.,'r7m ^ ?'l??on to the Coll,^, students of
the Academy enjoy many advantages not ceneralH nlw
taints) at institutions of this kind. Tho .? who ! ,1L
pursue some particular branch which fall.
within the College course, may be admitted to reclta in
any of tho Coll<-ga cIafhv*. Ht.urlontK a|*o r.f
and discretion, by recommendation of the Prinel.
permission of the Faculty, may enjoythe u^t'^^l
lege Library without additional charge 1^'"
may he ha-ftothe lectures, and Mother pi
Me rollege as can Is. pr?mahly nnjoy(H| hy'
The charge for Boarding. Washing, Fuel r.!??.? a,
with tuition In the English, Utln, and Oreek'. is ^t'enty'
dollars for the Summer S?ssion, and scvenfv fivl ^ a J
Winunr Session.JThe only extras ie one ^ ^ ?
'ton lor Incidental exp<.nsej?, and a lie of eiirl.t ^il T
Modem Ungnsges. and a fee of five dollars fr , n
from those who enter thes.- classes r, I "l 'Rawing,
cations of the Preparatory i,, r,.r?r- . wssions and va
those of th<i Coll?({? Apartment are 4he Km, n?
^Uri,!W m*tgr,a.m.,
Itrwark, Dalaww. Pr"?dent of Delawar^Ooih^
WILKINGTUN BOAKUIHO SCHOOL
KOll HOYS?Thin inatiWiUou to situated in
oue ?/ Uui healthiest part* uf the city of WUmin^Uiu, en
tire!/ beyond the ttotUod pot lion# of the town. l'he uni
form bealthfuluess of the locution may be Inferred from
the taut that, since the eetablitihwunt ot the School, about
twenty-eight yearn, very few onsen of serious iiidispoi-ition
have occurred among the pupils, and not a single death
either here, or from diseases contracted while here.
The course of instruction Includes, beside* the ordinary
English brunches, Natural Philosophy, Oiuuaitftry, Physi
ology, History, Rhetoric, the various branches of Mathe
matics, and the Latin, Greek, and Frerch lianifuagcg. Par
I ticular attention is puid to the higher Mathuiuatico and
their application to Mechanics and Engineering; tbe latter
\ and Surveying aro taught praotioally by field operation*,
with the use ot appropriate instrument*. Lcctures on
' Natural Philosophy und Chemistry, lu which all the im
portant principles are illustrated by experiment*!, are
i regularly delivered befure the students.
i As tho object is to make the instruction as thorough
: and practical as possible, no expense has been spared In
! providing suitable apparatus. It is believed that, in this
-espoct, the institution will compare favorably with any
| similar one in tbe country. A carefully selected library,
1 of more than one thousand volumes, containing works on
! the various branches of Literature and Science, furnishes
iunple reading mutter; while a Laboratory, fully supplied
witli apparatus und tests, contains all that Is nocessary tor
I practical instruction in Chemical Manipulation.
i Tho school year commenced on the third Second-day
(Monday) of the Ninth month, (September,) und is divided
' into four quarters of eleven weeks each, leaving a vacation
of two months, from ubout the middle of tho Seventh
mouth (July). SAMUEL ALSOP,
mar 24? Principal, Wilmington, Del.
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hitbwtu 80 liberally bestowed uj>on their House; and
would earnestly impress on the minds of those wishing to
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NOTICE.
BALTIMORE AND WASHINGTON RAILROAD.
ON and after WEDNESDAY next, Sth instant, the sta
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?ontion to them from their frequent violation, which hits
caused much and serious inconvenience.
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Post Optics Department, 1
March 11. lxftl. /
IT be'ng desirable to substitute locks and keys of som<
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partment relying for a selection on the mechanical skill
and ingenuity which a fair competition, now invited, may
develop. It Is, however, projicr to state that a lock suit
able for tbe mail service should possess the following qual
ities. vis; durability, uniformity, lightness, and strength.
For the purpose of displacing simultaneously nil the
mail locks and keys now in use, about thirty thousand
new lock* mil twei.ty thousand keys adapted tharpto will h
required to be furnished by the contractor within seven
month ? after tbe contrai l shall have liccn entered into;
'ifterwnnl* the annual supply will depend on the dura
bility of the locks and keys adopted, as well as tbe in
crease of the mail service; but it will probably never ex
ceed in amount three thousand of tlie former anil one
thousand of the latter.
No lock will lie considered if it be like any already in
general use; nor will anyone with whom the con trad
may be made 1st allowed to make, sell, or furnish, any
lock or key similar to those contracted for for any other
purpose or use than that of the Post Office Department.
The kind of lock adopted must be patented, and the pa
tentee will be required, oil entering intocontract. to make
an assignment ol bis patent for tbe exclusive use and lien
ctit of the Department, If the Postmaster General shall
deem such requirement essential to the interests of tie
service. Incase of the failure of the con traitor at any
time to fulfil faithfully the terms and conditions of hie
contract, the Postmaster General shall have tbe right.,
besides a resort to the penal remedy hereinafter men
tioned, to annul said contract, and to contract anew with
anv other party or parties a# liu may see fit, for furnishing
similar locks and keys.
In deciding upon the proposals and specimens offered,
the Postmaster General may deem it expedient to select
for the through mails the Jock of one bidder, and for the
way mails that of another, lie reserves, therefore, tin;
right of contracting with different individuals for such
different kinds of locks as he may select, and also the
right to reject all the specimens and proposals, if he shall
deem that course for tlie interest of the Department. Tli
party or parties contracting will ha required to give bond,
with ample security, in the Miin of thirty thousand dol
lars. for a faithful performance of the contract. The con
tract is to contain provisions for the due and proper In
spection of the locks and keys, and also for guarding
?gainst their passing Into Improper hands; the terms ot
these provisions to be arranged between the Department
and the successful bidder, if a bid should Ik- accepted.
No application will lie considered if not accompanied
with satisfactory evidence of the trustworthy character of
tlie bidder, and of his ability to fulfil the contract.
N. K. IIALL,
mar 24? Postmaster General.
Philadelphia Typo and Stereotype Foundry. |
f|MlK snliscril>er would call the attention of Printers
I to the greatly reducixl price* of the present list. They
mAi ; ?
Picii at ...... 30 cts.
Small Pica . - ? ? 82 "
I.ong Primer ... 34 "
Bourgeois ..... 37 "
Brevier ...... 42 "
Minion 4R cts.
Nonpareil..... f,n ?
Agate ....... 72"
Pearl 1 08
Diamond ..... l CO
Determined to spare no ejpen.e in making their estab
lishment as perfect as possible, they have recently got up
a complete set of the justlv celebrated Scotch-cut Lktter,
from Diamond' to English, to which they particularly
invite attention.
Having lately made numerous additions to their stock
of Fancy Types, Borders, Ornaments, Ac., their assortment
Is now unrivalled in the United States; and their im
proved methods of easting, and of preparing metal, enable
them to furnish orders 111 a manner to Insure satisfaction.
Printing Presses, Cases, Stands, Chases, Galleys, Prints
Ing Ink, and every article used In a printing-office, con
stantly on hand, at the lowest rates.
Second-hand Presses, and Typo used only in stereo
typlng, at reduced prices.
Books. Pamphlets, Music. Labels, Ac. Ac., stereotyped
with correctness and despatch.
N. B. Specimen Books will he sent to Printers who wish
to make orders. !'? JOHNSON A CO.,
mar 24?tf No. 6 Sansom street
HUNT'S MJfiKCHANTH' MAGAZINE
AMD COMMERCIAL REVIEW.
tMaUuhcd, July, 188M,
BY VKEEHAK BUNT, IS BIT OB AND VBOPBIBTOB.
r I Ml E Number fur December, I860, completed tlm twen
X ty-thlrd semiannual volume. The work lias lx en
eularg'Xl since itH commencement iu July, lb39, and each
volume now contalus luoie tliun seven hundred lurge oc
tavo pu/c?. A tew complete sets ol the Magazine may be
obtaiued at the publisher's office, 112 Fulton street, New
York, neatly anil substantially bound, lor two dollars and
a half per volume.
The following are a few of the many commendutory let
ter* received by the editor of the Merchant*' Magazine
lroui.distinguislicd statesmen:
LcUsr from, the lion. Iftnry Clay.
AsiiLAsn, 20th July, 1849.
Dear Sir: I vifh to express to you the gratification I
derived on receiving the July number of the Merchant*'
Magazine and Commercial lteview, from viewing your
portrait in the beginning, and from reading your address
to your friends at the end of it. >V lien Wo feel under ob
ligations to those who have contributed to our inioima
tiou and auiunlziuiit. we ure naturally desirous to posn ss
all the knowledge of them, of their appearance, of the lca
tuvos of their countenance, und of the character and bub
its of their mind, which wo can acquire. Yon have placed
your numerous readers (at least jou have mo, if 1 may
not speak for them) under those obligations; and the
rumlicr of your valuable work now before me, iu seme
degree, satisfies the desire to which 1 have alluded.
1 have become quite familiar with the Miieazim and
lteview. Mini have no heutatlon in expressing my humble
opinion that it is eminently entitled to the public repaid
and support. It collects and arranges, In good order, a large
amount of valuable statistical and other inti.imatun,
highly useful not only to the merchant, but to the gt a tea
man, to the cultivator of tho earth, to the manufacturer,
to the mariner, in short, to all classes of the business and
reading community.
Entertaining this opinion, I am glad that it lias been, and
hope that it may continue to hi, liberally patronized.
Offering you cordial assurances of my esteem and re
gard, 1 am truly your friend and obedient servant.
Freeman Hunt, esq. 11. CLAY.
Extract of a Utter from Hon. Mitt aril Fillmore.
"I huve read it (Merchants' Magazine) witii a good
deal of attention, and liavo no hesitation in saying ti.at 1
?liink it one of tl'.c most valuable periodicals that was
over published. To the merchant it seems quite Indis
pensable, und to the statesman und man of general infor
mation almost equally desirable, It is n grand repository
of useful fact* and information, which can be fourd no
where so well digested and so,accessible as in those num
bers. 1 only regret that I do not own tho whole work."
L'dUr from the Hon. Thomas H. IknUm.
Washington Cmy, April 20,1849.
Mr. Freeman Hunt.?Sir: 1 owe you many thanks for
the opportunities 1 have hud to read the Merchants' Mag
azine, and have found it In reality to be a magazine, and
that well replenished, of all the useful matter which the
title would imply, and presented with a fullness aid
clearness which delights while it instructs. It is, in fact,
a merchants' magazine in the large acceptation of the
term?merchants who go between nations, whose large
operations bring many deportments of know ledge, and a
view of the state of the world, into daily requisition. But
it is not the great merchant only, but the one of more
modest, but. nevertheless, of most useful operation#?the
merchant of the interior also?who will Und this magazine
to abound with the information the pursuit ot his busi
ness and the elevation of the mercantile character re
quires. Nor is its utility at all confined to merchants,but
extends to the legislator and diplomatist, and to all who
are charged with managing the affairs of the nation, lor
myself, I have found it most useful to me iu my senato
rial laliors. and have been in the. habit for many jears of
carefully consulting it.
Very respectfully, sir, your obedient servant,
THOMAS II. 11JSNTON.
Leiter from Hon. IFm. H. Seward.
My Dear Fir: Have the goodness to place my name on
your list of subscribers for tlm Merchants' Magazine. I
regard it as an invaluable work for the use of all who
would understand not merely commercial operations in
this extending country, but the fiscal and commercial
questions involved in the adminis tration of the govern
ment.
I am, with great respect., your humble servant,
Freeman Hunt, esq. WILLIAM II. SEWARD.
The Merchant*' Hcgatine. is published monthly, at 142
Kulton street, New York, ly Freejiaw Hunt, and fur
nished to subscribers for Five Dollars a year, in advance,
mar 24 ?
SHllNO IMPORTATION.
WA S. PHIL'I'S <fc CO., 04 and CO Broadway, New
? York, and 10 Milk street, Boston, are now re
reiving a complete assortment ol British, French, audGer
man Staple and Fancy Dry tioods, which they offer on
liberal terms.
N. B. Will receive the newest style of Dress Goods by
i very steamer. A large assortment of Trimming Goods
always on hand. mar 24?
BALT1M0KK PIANO TOREK MANUFACTORY.
ELASTIC* UNIVERSAL TOUCH.
WISE A BROTHER, Manufacturers of Hmduit, Crural,
and <&/ftare l*ianos, request those who would be assured
of a first class 1'iauo, one that ladies can perform on
with the greatest possible advantage?one that tl.e town
?ran be instantly adjusted to the exact strength of the tr
iers and movement of music, one that will stand in cc u
iert tune, one that the tone will not become shrill and
grating, that is chaste of style and elegantly made up of
straight and regular curve lines, that will Ia'st an ar e?to
liive them a call. The ancient standing of the Baltimore
factory, and liberal patronage of citizens and others of
the first order of artistic taste and science, conceded at
once the most critical, have 1 ?vn fully anticipated. 1 heir
recently finished Grand Vlui.o, minutely reviewed by the
most accomplished civ I! engineers and muter urti?ts, lias
been denominated truly a (frand I'm no; also, that their
lute lfnudair. for style, power, anil compass of tone, is not
surpassed, if equalled, in the world. Friends and cus
tomers, please stop in and examine for yourselves.
J. J. WISH & BUOTHER,
No. SI Hanover street, Baltimore.
* Elastic, because the keys recover their quiescent place
in time equal to the displacing. Universal, bocaure the
same Instrument may be instantly altered to any degree
hard, or soft touch, so that ten thousand or more per
formers, all different, may each Cud the touch they pre
fer. mar 24?tf
COLD SPRING WATER CURB. ?
'PIUS NEW AND SPLENDID ESTABLISHMENT for
1 the scientific treatment of the various diseases with
which the human system is ufilictcd, is situated about
three miles from the city of BulTalo, in a rural spot, and
so aeees.-iblo from all points ms to be reached without In
convenience or delay. .
A line of omnibuses runs from the steamboat landings
in Buffalo to the springs every ten minutes.
The house and grounds nre n ur the extensive and
beautiful green-houses and nurseries of the Messrs. Hodges
A Bryant*: and the scenery In all directions is unsur
passed, as regards either variety or beauty; embracing
points of view, from wlib'h may be takcu in at a glance
the broad expanse of Lake Erie, the Niagara flowing ma
jestically towards the Kails, cst? nslve forests, and the
"Queen City of the Lakes," with its moving panorama of
Steamboat# and ceaseless cnterpri e.
The water, taken immediately from the celebrated
"CoM fprlng." is un*ur] asved as regurdi coldness and
purity, by any In the United States. The house, recently
erected at a cost of about seven thousand dollars, has been
fitted up iu a neat and elegant style, at considerable ex
Ira expense, and la sufficiently capacious to accommodate
?eventy-five patients.
Connected w ith the establishment, and constituting one
of its attraction!-, are the fixtures end conveniences for in
nocent and healthful gymnastic exercises.
MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.
Tlm institution Is under the general supervision of P.
M. Davis, M. I)., Professor of the Theory ami Practice of
Medicine in Central Medical College, and Geo. W. 1 a)Is,
M. !>.. formerly of Dansvllle, X. V . Ilie resident phvslrisn,
?nd is permanently associated with the l-elon- mentioned
gentleman as counsel, and associate of the mcdlcal board
of control. Ami the friends of the establishment deem it
a matter of felicitation that the services of Mi?s Mary M.
Taylor, a lady of high medical attainments, who has at
tended two courses of lectures In (he Central Medical Col
lege. have boon secured, and that female patients ran at
any time avail themselves of her invaluable aid and couii
-el.
The steward's department Is under flic control of a gen
tlemun eminently qualified lor that posllion; mid unwea
tied pains will be taken to have every thing rj pertaining
to the establishment arranged on a plan, and conducted
In a way, to ensure the comfort, nnd promote the health
and happiness o; nil who may wish fo avail them reives of
its benefits. Baths of all descriptions, adapted to the < ure
of the various forms of disease, and constructed on a scale
not inferior to those of any other establishment in this
country.
An enlightened public sentiment has everywhere repu
diated a reckless use of drugs in the treatment of disease;
while intolerable sufferings and broken constitutions l ave
imperatively demanded "Reform." A return from a wlda
and fatal departure from the simplicity of Nature's laws
is called for, alike by a rational love of happiness and the
deplorable exigencies of our condition. Hydropathy, or a
scientific use of water as a restorative and curative agent,
is a practical substitution of a simple and remarkably efb
eaclous mode of curing the si< k ; for that system of drug
ging, depleting, and cauterizing, which, In obtaining the
mastery ovor disease, too frequently places the patient be
yond the roach of further annoyance. The success of the
various Water Cure establishments in this country, to say
nothing of any other, has fully confirmed the hopes of the
early discoverers and promulgators of the great truths
upon which the system Is founded, ami renders verbal
communications unnecessary. It is deemed sufficient to
say, that tho " Cold Spring II atrr Curt?" will compare fa
vorably with any of tlie well-conduetiMl establishments ot
? similar character, and w ill ho found equal to the best,
as regards the order, convenience, and desirableness of its
arrangements. The institution is now open for the recep
tion of patients, and in full operation.
TERMS.
For board, medical advice, attendance and nursing, Ac.,
from $7 to $14 per week, pavable weekly, varying accord
ing to the room and attention required. Each patient
will be required to furnish two linen sheets, two cotton
comforters, one woollen blanket, and four towels; or,
where It is not convenient for the patient to furnish them
as above, they can lie supplied at the establishment by
paying fifty cents a week.
All communications for medical advice should be ad
dressed either to S. M. Davis, M. D., or toGoorge W. Davis
M. D., 289 Main street, lluffalo, N. Y
8. M. A U. W..DAVIS A Co., Buffalo.
mar. 24?

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