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€t)c (Bate iHitn
li Piktiilttl Eurj Moralug (Huwlaft tutpitd,
By J. B. HOWELL & CO.
E S
A
FIVS DOLLARS PES ASKIM, in Advance »»T,
T*w Csirrs PER WEEK, payable to the Carrier.!
1^" Advertisement* :n*erted on favorable term*.
COJISTCM K 4XD BROTHHS,
ARKHnlluv-
now in receipt "1 t•!»(!,.,• Inrye lot of
w r.-. ttitch a ..(i .r_it! Kf'! ient Tea
Kettles, Dog and K.ul Iror«, fcc.. fcc. .,
Main, bet wth Hrd .v 1 th Street*,
KEOKUK, IOWA.
may 8 '54(1
WM.JCrwAnn«. W. F. Tuistl.
EDWARDS A TURNER,
Attorney ami ('ouihHInrs at-Law.
REAL KfiTATK AM) INsil'HANCE
AGK.NTS,
rf*Om e tr "Cosceit H.i 11" tin|tinr.
(June »,»•*)» KEOKliK, IOWA.
VBOI. w.CLABETT. WII.UMK
morn
ATTORNEYS
01FIOK
DIXO*.
"irjiSKLLUKS AT LAW,
Main RU»et,h«twem Tbrrd aa* Fourth,
Kenkuk, l(iw«.
EatLruary li, 1861, dly
lAMDSLBAHlU. JOSSM RAN
ILL
I. ft. JT. MiMILL,
WHOLESALE
RCKFCKS, TEA
COMMISSION AN'I FORWARDING MI.H,
CH ANTS, No
it
LBVC,taresdoor* ttelow Locust
tra«t( «T. LOUIS, MO. Marcfe'tt, t'«5ft. .1
DR. E.
C.
riAlfill.
that, until fnrtii«*r b-piven
may be found at the office of Dr. J. F. SANK
March 31.
LLIAJFTW
WILLI
CKNUWLEDGK-MKNTS and IfcpOMtior..
ifn, aiid all h'i«iii»*t» req'uj'injj the servi
c*»» of a Noraav Public, prorrptjv »tt'' ded to.
CK
/V tak
Fre, inland, Marine, rtd Life Ins'irance Pul
ici»i in (ut»tatttial (,"ompaiii«» is»u«d on app'i
Catmn.
Otfo e comer Main and •,Second Stceetk,
o»rr ('i*y Htok Store.
Mar -h it, di«
m. STArroKD j. c. »t'c u s
STAFfOKO
*.
ATTf»N.S
XoCUzric,
WHOLKSALK GROC KR&,
AM'
COMMllMiO^f NBRCiUNTl,
Second door above the Corner nf Klots leau,
WATER HTailKT, KKOKCI, ItlW A
March I,
dtf
LLOTTD D. IXAKFaOSr,
Pott Otfire building, oa Jotianwi #treet
«een 2-1 and -id.
iMluil, Feb. 1:?. fK.
KOB BT HAINES.
ARCHITECT
#tfce in Ornham's Buildiu?,
a tofci k i«»vv
Desien* and Drawings for a1f ktod
ol Buildinps alw» estitfidtei tud specifi
cation*.
K.aokuk, Feb. 6th^^i •. dim
L»HV W, M1IOI.
Iyo... j|.
BELKNAP
A A VV
O .N Li Y
A
ROTARY PLBLIR A^D ISIU RA*CE AFLKKT
s
Wholesale A N
S.gn of the
Jul? ^2 1 -d Iv KF.D PADl.tKiK- i
fOBVBOBB, Or £DZ17BUB.aB,
A HI VT
with Mr. liyi^kvoi, at Conrert
Hall.
u S y 5 i n
EDWARDS & TI KNEH,
WILL
prorure Lv*e WARRANTS under
iiw ot
ot |H5f.
it/^T Office ia Cot.cert HaM buiidm
pidicli 22, 1^55. d3ra
OXAVZ2XL HOUSE
D. W. (J O V K
Corner of Wati"it atM Street",
MfS.ATISE, IOWA.
%fT Office of the Tipton, Marion, Davenport
4& »icalooa *i»aj e Lines.
Majcli 22, lflTri.
PENNSYLVANIA FOUNDRY,
Maiu and Ktgbt»stre^t«, K«oknk, Iowa.
T. Wlckrr»kaai fc itaaa,
JManufacturers of Steam F.nRme«_and Mill Ma
chinery. A geueral assortment of Castings
adapted to the wants of the country, constant
ly on hand. jal-lv
a Ta(Villi iV o.,
Forwardio? ami (onuinxxtou Derfbaate,
K*. liO, krtMil itrtet, II. Louis.
Aff«nt* for the »ale fd Hnimes' LoaisvilJe Hy
draulic Cement, Calcined Plaster, and Lime.
Particular a'tention paid to the sale of Grain.
n, and Lard. mch*6dly
JAMES E. BRUCE.
W HOLE* All. Ni HKIA11. LEALKR IN
fORKIti.l AMI DOMESTIC I»KY UOODS,
Qolhinc, BooU, Shoes. Huts. Caps, BunDfts, Trim
mines, k.
NO. S6. MAIS STT1&ET, .KEOKUK,. I(®4»
Fab. 7th. 1-
II. Woodward,
«. B. M\TN\ ,v .,
Forwarding uod foiniiiisNion )ierriianb.
GEN URAL STEAM IJOAT AliJfiSTS.
A*I DEM.KKS |Sf
Boat Stores & (irocories,
LEVEE,NEAR
April -1, 1*55.
I'A( hi lf,M
III SSKV & WILLS,
HCUL INSTATE LN»!\(T:S MID
4u/t'
Sale* daily their roetr«.
April 25, lK'tv i
WSALKH*
.SteSs- S55
y
^f^OyricK—Main atreet, vv
let»* r*.
Dircetftber *2v», ISS3.
aew
btv-|Me
V A i LAW—-Uftie* in the
1
or
RETAIL
DRY (iO()I)S!tAN*1)"("LOTHIN«,
B**U, tih«fi,II«li, Cnp« suit N*ii«nt|
,W. M,
M.'! I
V
S Ht irr.
•path side, between Thir a'l.i Fourth Greets,
KBOKUK, IOWA.
may 18 *51
UK. J. II
OFFICE AT
HIS
RESIDENCE,.
Db Blondcaii Stmt, one Uuor V est sf Second,
KEOKUK, IOWA.
~r april 2b !S4-d
A. E. CHANDLER.
ITTflRNEY AMD 001'.\&LLL(t& At MITARV PUBUC.
OFFICE
st the ««l.itnd Ottxt r.» Main *trect)Jkbe
tween First ajd Second,Keokuk, Iowa.
Feb.as,'Si. —tf
IFTY YEARS in both Hemispheres: -or
Remioiacences of the Life of a former Mer
^iant. By Vincsnt Nolte.
GRAHAM fc CAVE,
Oct. 24, '54. 3d Streat. I
HORACE M. AYRF.S,
CT/HOLKSALK AND RKTA11. ORUGQIST.Msin
street,between Second and Ttlird, ieokok
v »w*. of the Big Mortar-^J
Vpril 11, lB60.-d&w
D." A. AM IA it V & CO.,
145, Second Street,
ST. LOUIS.
|Vhole«.t!f Grocery.
Sept. 22, 'f4. [d&vvS2d]
COFFIN TRIMMIN08—Just received a small
lot, and for s»l« by
BALD WIST, EVANS fc CO.
•A supply just received, aitrt for
&0** »TMotn
T: ais
Aue
tioiioors,
(f Mam SL, barer, 'Zi and 'dt
KEOHtK, IOWA.
AVK consifanMv f.tr stloa hr^e amount of
property indifferent part* tberiiy.—.
Pel son* wishing toaelt or buy hik muh-l
cail.
aacct. vr M. r. ti a
AVING purm-m^ntly !or»t« i in thli City bpgs {^rftf i't'I/'V PrnviililK 'Iml l^r/idn^n
leave to inform hn Iri^uitrf ttid thf crtizeti« 1U|L illIU lOuBCPj
h« \o. Msin, !)••!. Third and Fourth Mrr'ts,
BltUCK & DANIELS.
WKAt.r.RS IS
UN. KTOKI K, IOWA. 4!&.W
KKOKt'K, FT. IES Mol ts k
fcv :i 11 roa i! or.s n v.
Hetital \oticf.
Br. J. K. RICKEY, Surgeon Dftntir.t
Having returned
M'!M
VAM9B1.
R. MILLKS
KAttKt* fc MILLER,
ATToRWKV-* AT LAW, KKoKUK, IOWA
Offica over Parsons' Uauk, comer v Mam »ru!
Second streets. dec'28
B. W. fc H- TWEE*,
tKPOhTKas AKO WHOLKSALK UKALKaS IK
Hardware and Cutlery,
Corner of MAU. and Se.cor.d Sre.t
OI I
I. I"- ||. ).. i ifclM IT.
I FOOTU
offw_ "fiptnor nHocemeuf s'
shippers aad mcrrlian's.
great Croon Expteas
Iowa.
April 17, lS.'fj.
?h"
ageiN
pa«y, Burli!
n. WU.LEK. ut K
MILLER & ECCK.
ilttorufy* ai l.aw aod Solicitors ia
(haiicrr}.
Agents for tl*e invct(yth.no/ Land 7V/?
arul the pmrchane an-l stfe of Real Kstnie.
V IE.I. bereatff-r practice in and rag«iiarlv at
i tend the District Courtt »f -Keokuk a- Ff
i Madi«ot, and o| the olher Countieji ihe Fw-:i
judicial District t( 1 iwa and .will also pi a,
M» the Snpieoie Court oi 'U* State.
Ft. Madison, F«'b, 17 h, 1Sj5..
One Hundred Thousand
LWHTS S AS li:
At tlir \cw Sirani Works
Coiucr »t ,U»h»H'in aua hi^nrh street*
KEOKUK, IOWA.
Mi«ir,ppi River, and, with their faci it.es, are
We bare alio a larce assortment of Doors.em-
WINDOW BLINDS.
Our machinet v i* earticularly adapted to the
manufacture of Window Blmds, of a superior I
s'yle and
liuish.
S. C. fc S. CARTER.
Keokuk, Fee. 22, l*if5. dii.wly
tlie Book of the Sraxon bus Arrived.
THE
MAV FLOWER, trom the peo uf Mrs.
Harriet Ueceher ^towe, cau be found mt the
counier of Messrs, GRAHAM fc CAVE.
May 1,1
S1VTiNY
Memories in Foreign Lands, by FI. B.
Stowe Newshoy—eipial to the Lamplight
s' Katharine A«hton Journey to Central Af
rica, by Bayard Taylor For *ale by
GRAHAM K. CAVE.
FMHY* A\I \V\t-0\S!
TAYLOR ,v K££,
SUCC'ksoi Nt'wton & Stephens
CORNER Of MA IX AND I2th STREETS
K 3.OK CK, IOWA.
W
1IER E they keep constantly on hand all I $t at:T
kinds of Plows, Wagons and Carriages,
made in the best style and out of the best quality
i of materials. Wholesale and retail.
TAYLOR fc MckEE.
.Marfch 14, 1«*5. .iU-f
Wcfttcrn
Hotel,
FORMERLY KEoKT'K HoTKr.J)
LOC'ATET) on the Levee, below iin-9t.
most convenient to lite steamboat landing.
'Has been taken by the sub- riher, (la»e of
the Phn nix Hotel.) ai has been thoroughly re
paired ai 1 well furnished. The entire arrange
ments ate made with a virw to the comfort of
his friends and customers. He hope?, therefore,
by strict attention lo hnsine-* to have a *hare of
public patronage. The attendants speak the
Erigli«h, German, an^t French language*. Give,
me a call. DANIEL AUNB.
Maich5, 1X:,"). #fcwtf
|C B8LS CEMKMttt.
MU ie Plaster Jferis, is hue oiUer,ju»t it c«iv
1865. 1655.
KF.OKt'K AND ROCK. ISLAND
l«ii
e ic. ifj
!.i- w*v
A S A W
A I V E
JVurfk side Main, betircni 1th $• §tlt$(n,
Ke«p« ait kittii' of I're-h
Provi»(,il«t (t faiBity u
Keokuk, Feb. 21. I"
Gi ic»-ne"- «'id.
ro,
Fonrawiiag aad i'oiutiittstoa .Mrifliaut*,
AHU OKMCKAL
Ilailroad and S(ca*ijl
E.liT Bl
I.
^OOTE 4. CO.
n e
tbt
"OM V
.^lurcii 5,1
,I
tt,.-
FI«T,
e t.Hppy to wait ou hi* fi i-tj
if .ii. :n^' a l.irue stork of Teeth, ho.
the beat mannfac?. #••». r.a* plenjtt*
the rao«t fas'nlimi*. IVeth iM .ii'i 5 ort eiiher
gold or plafii u, ,oft.bis new jn,:, ...vi»d iri»4hod.
which i» imw ht i,g u»ed by (be nest
is a|.o p'cpaicd to oun? Mork or
ContMoiwiK Gums on gold or p'atina it hen 'tm
tkt. Uttf, i»t a if.v*sr price auiouruing U, the dif
ference itt cost of iBAteri-.tl dt ret* on gold for
i $100, on ri.\Ti*i {or $'^0 all wurk w»rran!«i.
1 Office over fiurfce's «tor»-. cou.er i .Md :i ai
I street*,- Keokuk. i-.-arcLiT .-iv
Mo S. Mitchell
ifoiiai.
li. H. HOUsTON.
General Freight A
H. l.'.'MBAEKT. H,ip't, Alt
Fe!i. 1, 1^ *. ly
i
/•.r'S'-n'^X1^'\P%
JVlEtiiijfrtc'ory, the lariat lot of Sa*h, of -li Wo,,,,:er.Olu« al»o, «h the StesmPacket Boat,
atzes and description*, EVER offered we-it of th« frotu and to NEW OIU,EAJI. IST. LOUIS, LOUIS-! Anr.i i"fi
VILLR,
All ordTS atten|ed to without
delay.
N. B. We want it distinctly understood.that
we can fill any otd«fs for common sized Sasti or
Doors, at ail itr.es. All articles in our line, sol
«u reasonable terms.
and, CINCIKKATI.
bound to keep pace with the increa^inu wants of Tbi uui Tickets can be had to or from either
the country, from her* to Council Bluffe. We of the above place*
art rnakiiig partI'-ular arrangeinvnts to supply For further particulars, see Hand-bills at thr
the Fort Dea lioiiies River trade during tht com- ditiV rent atarlmg points. Passci.jreiM troin the
iug upriag. \\e?t will find thi* the -h-Tte-t and most exie«ii-
DOORS. tjou« route to Philadelphia,!} tltimore, New York
01
Btw'oru
bracing all common «i?es. Orders far particular JfHOS. MOORE, I
sozes will be filled on «hort notice. AUKNT, Pa»stiiger Lii rhiladc'iihia.
J. MESbil.VlEN,
A*eif.
KAILfiOAD MAIL LINE 8TKAME&8.
THE Ttt'O FASI StKA^I.I:-'
J. ill'Kef aud IJeu amnion,
Now makirtir Daily tups, it k
Island with ttie ira lor ttte atid wi'h thf
Daily Mail P«t:k*yts for C*hl**n i «r«i Saint Paul,
ati'l at l\."»kik with th« tireat Mail Line S'e&tn
+ra
leaoalf Dean*, fffriirn r, Kr»knU ami Dif \r
t»on, Tor It. I.ORU. tUT' .1
i n 1 ditirtftS to our stock as tut* #paso
FOR FRKIOMT or PAS«AC,K, inquire
fpill.- line of
ON
Board,
I
*rx.
ST. LOTOS AND KEOKCK MAtt tlNE
grEAMEES. i
.«««IT?
trips a" JhroughooT 1he sea- i
son, confo-c'ifig at Keokuk with tbf.regular daily
mad n:k»-'« to HOCK Im.AUP, GALJISA ai- lST.
PA'-«.. NIIUYTG in ronntcUon with the Railroads
A1 I VA\IA \il n
Feathers, ike. .1
2d CLASS.-Books and Sfatior- 1
erv, Dtv Goods {in bales), 60 c. rer l'Milb A
Hardware. Uallur, Wool. I
3d Ci A«»,—A,,vd*. Bau'tring, i I
H^oip,
A:c.,
»-a#iilniaf r^Jfr'?
I'VKWAKOESS- i
on thf Ka^t »i.!e »f f!ie Rtv«f »heu H'„.
bon.-e b*m conneried wirh the R-ydroa i Frei^h1
Hou«e, and b'»t a few roi«
IV/UIJ
,n 00
.. I'ni iiieiphia, be nartifi
hL^ ra%, ILL#. Pvn^lHm kLOX
T„ AFLMIJA
the river. TV
and Produce caa He forwarded to and trwti, th
Ib„
Passenger Line.*, Pittsburg
Feb. 1, 1*5,}. Iv
v
0,v,, REI-:T
1
KEOKUK, IOWA: FEIDAY, MAY 11,1855. N°- m.
1^5.1 1*55.
m:\\
DRY ooi*
Wfc\MI
(iooN,
J. M'K.hh, Capfatn I^RDV Doin»r.. s tv«
Lfave* Dav» r)|ort atel Rork InUri'l t»vpry Mon
day, W»~iti^sUy and Friday F.vcnings for Kff
kufe K«t*trn(iitr. !ravf« KiT'ok ik i*v«?ry Tuesday,
THnraHav ar»l Saturdav Evening*.
HF:.N AMPBF.M., Captaiit R. K. BABTLETT,
1/^avfB l)uve:ijort aisd Rock l»lartl fv«ry Tu»«
day, Tliur-ila\' a»i Saturday Fv^iJing^. ^?"tnrr«
:p, l*av«fs Keokuk v«ry Wedrie^dav, Friday
and Sunday ifiC €w» Wtlltllldl#
chiii
VI).
nn, N-trthwea't-rn !.
C'JI.tiliUiM.S liill
way diiect. This road al.«o cotihectf at Pitts
tf«rc with daily Uoe of Steamers to all port^ qh
!te We*!en. Rivera, aud at Cleveland and Sun-1
••usky with Steamers to all po-ts on the North
western Lake«* makiug the n»ost ifirrrt, cheapest
a ml TfUtihlf r.'Htr by wht' li FREIGHT can br
forwarded to and from the iJreat Wrnt.
SATES BKTWFKN I LA DEI PHI A AND iUTTSSBMRO.
FIJUT CI.a
1*55. dtf.
At n
to Ctuca«5Mrai,d the.east..
Th- !',tie 1« at etent comftoseil of the »tese.-• JollIIWOn,
ers Dir. VK.'RSOK, WrsTsasfKa, JEANSIE DKASS KHPKRTFRLLY i,-ave
and KRoatK, whose na«es alone.are a saftcient XI* announce to the citisens of
guaranty of the speed atid accommodation. Keokuk that she has put arrived U
4fh CIASS.—Coffee, Fish, B$»»J 1*1 HE undersigned havtng^nrc.t the second
con bnd Purk tfi«ck«d i^ardv 40 f. per jiV.'ife. I
A
ff*WIVi*n i M. W. HICKS, l*I. 9.,
IJ
M.. an Pit
Z subscribers have now «a Itand at »i»eir v-ievwaBa.tioiwBjnus, icanesvitle. i^s^*il|on and in«
s
ladelphia and Fi'tn1 nrc —THt' ?TnK\I.\ri hji
AII. TH Al' ave# PJutodriphin for Piu^bura Office
a! 7!v. A. M.. ..,d PitNbiirj-r t-r Phdii-ielpl.ia at I Street*
^Tp o
Vf"*
delphiaal TIlK'NlGiif ^KVPRi'lsS EtTf'
K-
The subscriber being a practical watchmaker,
feels competent to repair the moi't difficult and
delicate work that miiv be entrust.d Jo hi* care.
All Work warre.uted to five KdWiHactioll.
Orrect Time
The public m*y rest i«nioi that the correct
time is, and always will be kepfby
Nov-28.1854.. 1yd
Third Strc't, hctueen Mntn and Johnson
KEOKUK, TOW A.
HAVK
i«st received, at their Fashionable Tail
oring and Furniehmg Ftabli?hment,a choice
and excellent &upply ff
DOSE,
bf ^utii ul
without holders, Go!
Ktuds, Gold Prn with
Pencils. Pens .'od Pencils
WATl'tl RErAIRIXe.
N. W. JONES.
If i Nsmn as.. nXWET.
merchant Tailort,
I'roadcloths,
Cas-iineres,
\'e»t!i igs, and GeidlemenVFuriiishing Goods of.
all descriptions, and guarantee that their woik
1 .1 I i. A b.v ... A A «. I I
shall be done iu the most approved and satifac- t- rna
fory manner. Thev are constantly receiving the
Nnv Yoik and Phila^lphia .Fashions, and re- ,,
spectfully solicit all v ho desire good work and
"~T J.
1
the best material fo give thain a call. I fahionab e patteins, which he will make up to
order ar the shortest notice, in the latest style.—
HL'TCHINSON fc DEWEY*
April 5, JSfr5. dly
\V. ^ClUX^iS'
-ICMPKU YAUD, KKOKPK,
.On Concert street, between 4th and :th streets,
^orth of Mate street. A large assortment oi
Lumber and Sinnclta, ol bt quality, ajpaj^on
imum
Ki,iL, SHll-i-ii-S A tO.
fcW*
t»K A LKHH IJI
Dry G«*4i, M:»« aad ^•tiena.
WE HAV^ LA*AMI ,-TVCK O(
variety, and laU'--i p.ittwns.
ID:11 SHIELD-' t.« 0
Marh 30J d'imwlj'.
|Ttw
tiY
rpHK .H-lPrMcied'takes an. w
I n.uerMi:ue«i
or of T. HKAIGIIT, Azan't. f»f unring: tr.at h« lnu taken this very' ,.
A!•:i' -!tf. K-
ki'l
tlMS
will make e.m- 1
'ases pieavtir,- ir. an.
*s ?,u- Jkit**™?.™!*
trav«ller*
Grt a» Lenirai K r.«, coouecanc »h.* \t-1 'he citi?-tua of Keokuk. cd them the devil W(»uld not bo scourged
fur
GEO. S. DRAKE,
H*. I.
MANNY, DRAKE i
CI V wholesale IIEUMS III
76*. p,r 100!. JBOO
K
u
an^ La-d Oil, and l^Ji Streets) desiKiis canyirv on the Car
shipping Goods from any point Kasf oi riage flkntius 8usine»s in ah its branches.
ilar lomnrte package "piu H# ia confident that he can give eutire satkfae-
o ttie AgetiJa ot this Rop.J at Philadelphia oripu^hc pa'rr.uajje
April 10,
JS.r».'
Pi'tsbirg. will be forwarded without detention.
FKEIOMT AOENTJ.-—Moses Potter, B' ston J.
L. LUton, S, York E.J. Sneeder, I'hijalrtpiiia
Ma^iaw At Koons, fialtirnoie Geo. C. Frari'-is
cu*. Pr-tsbtira: Spncina &. Broven. Ciucinna
ti, Obi-'^J. Mooreheal, Lootaville, Kv. R.
C. Mefrtrum, Madiion. Ind, Ratcliff & Co., St.
I-»ANO SHOES. I
ha
lsi
Mal i
fefrp^.
,. SI. L0L1S.
now
fur,
0i'rnage Jritiiilin^ ULII I nnrinrmig.
ry
"Spern nee II, puttL^ ojj^kuri en celebrate.!
Composition Grawl ffoot-, 'i?^.-pa red to fill all I
the shortt"
and com
na. Pa.
TAWS
1
AP 1
1*J5'
fc Son. Evantville, ^r1!ri Keokuk and surrounding cotmiry -on temperance of passion, isolated from all
--1ttie notice, (bd repaired and shunned by nil—would love any one
cy i'if-ig done to order.
Chargea rate and work vvarranted,
JAMES KNIGHT.
April 12, 1 d3m
I E O N E N I S
l)
on Main between- Second and Third
11 iH
"W™
(0
0 14 arti,5cU!
ODELL & MATLESS,
MAN' FACTL'KKHS
bn»"ie's,
I
my
... .1 I Was sent to sch»»ol. 1 was mor5 Qoi^fd.
would inform H»e Merrharitu of Iowa, "".-sbru
1
CKAS. G. BUNNELL. cowar lieu and shanifj At la"«t it grew iu-
7
from the vicinity of
CLEVELAND, OHIO,
-where sb* has Uccu ei
vine lwatf.ua on the Mass.] i i
and Melodaon, aiiu would continue tlioae servi-
reeu
Carharr** improyed MelodeonswlH out of me at their bidding but remained
Orders fur Carbarns Improycd MelodeonswiH out of me at their biddinir:
be promptly attended to.
A-ample kept at her nsH ,*x the Gate
T. MA.VNV.
Boitcm.
w
,}. ., .,t
Wl
Citv Hr.ter. mm htn 1 look back to tlus Ume of my
April 10, is.*.
5.' ""aid boyhood, 1 seem to loot over a wide ME
pause of desert lund swept through with
W
1
receivuj' a compiete stock, suitable
6
B-icon and Pork-C'i' bulk),/ 5()c. per jooib. i ri r» 0
J-'
«e
o^'the Plow an Wa^o:. FactoryMain
All Goods consisted t»w an,! hopes to merit and receive a share ©j such a potent ban as I. I resented this,
W. H. EA|tLLY.
d3ci
Firt Froof Hoofing.
mLrt? alone was loved in return. Loved--as
1
^he unual
iu pOMe«nion of the rar/ujicr mm ur
'I'.."'", t/Ht CltM cl fiimmtini? th«» »*rrtfititiiiikt.u irmui
cluu
,miuc ni^ .t.ir
AND IJ'EA l.l.ltS IN
Itoi ls ami liocs,
Op.po.-i'• Muitli's Banking House,
KEOKUK, IOWA.
fALGB ODL.LE ha ing associated with ill
«e||
LEB ODELL ha ing a^ociated with ium- i ,r0Oi]
pit Mr. L. M.itlest, the Boot and Sho« i i i
the new firm is prepared to do a more
.1 Sp: in* and ounua«r Trade,
IK. W. Including all ilesiratde and i ualitiet for
Succes^nr to
l' -i^H-incf Ladies, Mioses. iitleiji. ri, Boys, and children,
... j,,' which will be sold as low far cash as any dealar
Dealfr in Clocks, atrlics and Jewelry, can «di them.
i (Next c-M.r -»u.rle. par.-o!i-' Banking House, Cuitota Work,
KEOKUK, IOWA, and bs'iexins'hat HOMI MANuFACTusEsonghl to
pi^&s*3S5> 5'.Tb^ih,.r ba^just re- to be cncouraged, ai will encouragetl if
We intend to pay particular attention to
1
o«ive business than ever heietofore Thev We were walking 'n
extensive business than ever heietofore They
i have just received very large a^^ortment lor
WELL
we employ none but the very bet bandit,
sign of the Mammoth Shoe"
ODELL fc MATLESS.
March 30, 1^55 dfcwly.
Fifty Lots for Bale.
IT ANDSOMELY located on Morgan. Fulton,
ll anl Fra'iklin Streets, continued. One-tilth
payable in cash or in approved materials or labor
for building, and the remainder iu paymcut* of
one, two, three, and four years with teuper tent,
interest.
WANTED—A first rate saddle horse, or horse
and buggy.
Ajjpiy to WM. H. WILLIAMS'
Corner of Second and High Streets.
Keokuk, April 20,183ft. 5wd
BEN. DODSON.j
TIEICMI1T \lliOK,
No. .\ Third Street, between Main and Johnson,
KE litA
t- u
a genei.il atr loent ot trench, Lng-
hsh A,ncr, n
Cloths,( a-«imeres, and
th*v*TJ fin1est1 ,,1" U1®sl
Also a wood assortment of Shirts
always on'hand.
F«b.8th, 1RD5. dly
Ati Hw W*rli ts rridlni th« Llla ana Bsssllusf
Fats lrs,
TirE
rea.lrr will find th I
worl
pos*e".e» tL
saute attractive features that characterize
all her proiluctioiu, ."They are ultfritateiy witty
aud pathetic, cf islic smi SOO^j*tl ili^r"f
Oi 'iii'iiV Houirlialtj Word?.
Coafcssioa.
t-cii a 1)oy.
al w rt s
4 1 l,a 1
At others i was
m0®#e a dim kind of notion came into my mind
.. ."_ throughoot the eiitir« nrwiwi. i« t.ow pre- forev«r doii'o- wroa" and forever under1
pared to w.vr the p^or^e of the public, and
,"
l»reii o nrc-ivr pn-uriajje "i puour, a»iU
believes he can meet tli« wanl« of all who desirr
a good Home. y body wounded,
'r,""
HOME &TM HI KCIIOUT,
stiitable lur fhi* season's tradf, atid will if ever knew «»r heard ol. It wa* incessant
Sfli thorn to ca^h or prompt ti«i«» huy«r-» low flctiririr.''. It wa the \teni wav tlu-v knew
a a
n
d*»ily
advatCi'«.
II them to ca^h or prompt tiwi« buyer** a« low floi^gin". It wa« tli
they can purchase them in the wa*.t. We are ^'educate mid Correet'me! "1 remember
ily rTenrtrur, and will co!ititiu« to rrrctve ad-' iiuuemuer
than Hoy
CORNER oJ JOHNS' N AiSD 1 1RS1 8ls. tJfiatt I was really possessed of a devil, and l10,"*st'ly to him to let me free hut
ut of
JL riftunrinsr that he Inw taken thi* very' tiratf. After events made it more definite. IM*"
popular House and niao* a co piete mtovation I Time went on in the old
He hopes, by a dose apafiration tn the bus!- heart into stone, have luUvn my tongue
**rti and ofetahi a share of patron-
of tlu liil
it- was l^u k and swollen,
IklCh that i might
ed of what I had doTie.'twpen
Baggage taken to'pM from bostq free of R' peuUtncc, tiu n, w as STnottrmous with nothing- its natural light.
r* iVfl Vx n I ft .* I nA nn.l 1-
to a savage pride of endurance. I gloried
to ackttowled,ge it—I conquer
'r ... ..
now-jtiWo, fiery storms. Passions of every kind con
t. Louis, y mind —unrest and mental tur
moil, strife and tumult, and suffering nev
er ceasing—'his is the picture of my youth
wlienerer I turn it from the dark wall of
the past. Dut it is foolish to recall this
new. Even at my age, chastened and so
bered as I fim, it makes my heart bound
with the old passionate throb again, when
I remember the torture and the fever of
my boyhoo*J,
I had few school friends. The boys
were ai rraid of me, very naturally and
shrank from any intimacy with on« under
and fought my way savagely against them
One only, Herbert Ferrars, was kind to
»e he alone it was loved n
you mav well beleive a boy of warm affec-
tlons»
e
suc 88 1 as 8 lle
m}'
such as Herbert! He was tlie H^val Boy
of the school the nobles the loved ol all
-—masters ami playmates alike the chief
all clever like a young Ap .Uo among
(he herdsmen supreme in the grace and
vigor of liis dawning manhood. I never
[.knew one so unselfish—so gifted and so
striv i'ig, so loving and so just, so rent e
I would rouse me into a perfect fieud against
any one else but Herbert's voice and
manner soothed me under every kind of
art
,,e[ ,wainst that
HOi. scourge e
Herbert, I am going down the cliff
I said, throwing my cap on the grourtd.
"Nonsense, raul,*' said Herbert, lau
ing He did not believe me and thoug
w,as only in jest.
'When, however, he saw
seHo«s, and.
hi« old manner of
the manner Which had
me like a magic spell.% Ho
it win' my certain death I
irrt, fiiid iie asked mm
4t ist.
1
WHS
ti,Mv
mild
and loving.
I ng- My
j.father could not mma^c mi at home so
UUF
to this lvy how my father and my master
used to say, "thtjr would flojj the devil
»n-
and so strong.
We were friends—fast, firm friends.
The other boys and the ushers, and the
me.
hould do
many
excitement. In any paroxysm of igo*~ reparation in my terrible deed. Day
the very worst—I was gentle to him and
1 had never known yet the ,fit of fury
which had not yielded to his ren^nstranee.
I had trrown almost to look on iffm as
devil ^ijom
ut of me.
the cliffs one day,
Herbert and I, wo lived by the seaside.
And indeed 1 think that wild made me
fiercer than I should else have been.
The elijls where we were that' day were
high and rugged in some places going
down sheer and smooth into the sea, in
others jagged and rough, but always dan
gerous. Even the samphire gatherers dread
ed them. T'jiry were of a crumbling
sandstone, thar broke away under the
hands and feet for we bad often climbed
the practicable parts, and knew that great
masses would crumble and break under
our grt'sp, like mere gravel heaps- Her
bert and 1 stood for, a abort liuie close to
the edge of the highest cliff, Haglin's Crag
it was eidled looking down al the sea,
which wsfc high tide, and foaming wildly
about the rocks. The wind was very strong,
though the sky was almost cKudless it
roared round the dills, and lashed tlie
waves into a surging loam, that beat furi
iously agaitt&t tlie base, and brought down
showers of eartb and sand with each blow
as it struck. The sight of all this life and
fury of nature fevered-ray- blood and ex
cited my imagination to the highest. A
•stran^ desire seized me. 1 wanted *o cl ru
ber uowu the face of theclifl's—to the very,
base—and dip myself in the white waves
framing round them. It was a wild fancy,
but I could not conquer it, though I tried
to do BO and I felt equal to its^Rccom
plishment.
annoyed at &is nftpow
the first time, his voice bai
»Hc for the first time his en
dead on my ears. Scarcely
bert, scarcely seeia^ him, 1 lea a
•oJiffX the waves'sm^ing to nM»'
hlim in roioe when 1 wn* sud
led hack, Herbert saying to EM tn
"Payl. ure you mad f)o rou
will stand by and »ee you ktll^nur
lie tore me from*Hie cliff, it mi
stjrain like physical anguish wlion
i)o Idnger'see the waters. I turned
oim nnd tried tosii iV# dlhU
f!ut he threw hji! arrni round and
me
lirm!y»
tl»« feeling of
lraPr'synment,
cou 1101 ear
out of me." This plin s« was burnt t! ff"ro him. Hisi youn^ *ligi#artn« «ecfe
hist into my very btin^. 1 bore it nlways 1 leaden chains about me o chant
asciouslr with me. I heard .it so
of en t'iat
tu
,ove to t5,e
»8u,cnf'e
tbat'tKcy were righno try and scourge cl.ung^ round me. Again I •Jd1ed f:
This was a vague feeling at i«^
n
ianu
)Unis mitnl that !efl
tnf!
n°J'gh^
in my suffering*-, for I knew that 1 came &rHSS lay at my feet aj
gleaming as before,
I the conqueror out of them. The masters I waves flung up their sparkling showers
luigiit flog me till I fainted but they
could not subdue me. My constancy was
jgrea'erthan their tortures, and my tirm
ness sitpcrior to tixir will. Yes, they
u
I
,un u
e,
and he
J#
orerr ame mv love. §,
p^'^onal restraint' ei
Mt^ousness of a jailor oppwtn
ot a 1 a,I
he Withstood me and then I
w,
way.
1 was
ra)'
•'rttg?
bim. M\ teeth wen set
e.ieucueu, the Strengtti^of a s|jp
raun was me
I seized him bv Ui«
i as I .would li a young child, and bur
fend hardened my I ""u/rom me. God help un$!—I did
Ul w Ht
dire."tion.
T*
Jr
*rie
v
wa
^b^Hluw !»a! f.dlen be
»nl the sun, so that could see
There
wa»
1
Hnd there
The sun*
frits
w s 145
no color.
overhead as before the
the wind tossed the branches full of leave*,
light boughs of flittering irems, as it tossed
tht in ten mitiut«.-s ago, but I saw them
all indistinctly now, through the veil the
mist of this darkness. The shadow was
that has never .eft me since.-$y
u,u^
"jg^t it has followed me day
and night its chill lay on my heart. A
voice sounded unceasing'v within me.—
^Murder and a lost soul, forever and for
evc rl
I turned from Uie cliff resolutely, and
went towards home. Not a limb failefc**'
me, not
a
I began by stating briefly that Kert
had fallen down Haglia's crag and
I was about lo add that it was I who I
him down, though unintentionally-wl
whether it was mere faintness, to this
1 do not know—I fell senseless to
eartb. And for weeks I remained Ml
less with brain fever, from what was
liwved the terrible thoek my system- hadN
undergone at Feeing my dearest
perish so miserably beloro nay
This belief helped much to soften 0et»'
hearts, nnd lo give me a place ui ,Jfceir^
sympatliy, never given inebeftr#
When I recovered, that dark shltdoi
still clung silently tome and whenev
ulfered
I
or
moment,
attempted to speak the truth—unc^tfctiti
v S
stcret
always hung clogging on my tc
—the same scene was gone through
before 1 was struck down by AfinT
ble hand and required per force t»if
I knew then that I was shut out frot
piation—as I had shut myself out
night, day and night! always bant
with a fierce thought of
ty as
1
sin,
helplessly to express
my
the
ed. I thought
one ever clung to
of salvation,
01
moment's weakness was on m#ji
I went home with the intention of denounc
ing myself as the murderer of my friend
and I was calm because I felt that hia
death would be avanged. 1 hoped for
the most patient degradation possible to' i
humanity. My only desire was to aveiifp^
the murder of ray friend on myself, hi*'
murderer and 1 walked along qtticklj^
that 1 migki overtake the slow houra,
and gain the moment of expiation.
1 went straight to the master's room:
He spoke to me harshly, and orderHMffl
out of his sight as be did whene rq
came before him. I told him authorlfatii
to lisieu to me I bad something to ai«$
him and my manner, I suppose, st
him for he lurned round t.» me again
told me to speak. W hat hud 1 to aay^l
and BUftvingl
it.
I haJ come now to
that time
in my
when I must boose a profession. I
ved to become a physician from
life
re«
the
ing ol making such reparation to
hi
was able, for th elife
1
had

if 1
could save
life, II
could alleviate suffering, and bring bfcaf^SI
iqg instead of hflliction. that I
might
what atone for iny guilt. If not
individual, yet to humanity
ton
to
at large,
a
profession with
ardor than I undertook the
study of
dicine for it seemed to me iny
only
if
indeed that were ye(L^|
siblc—a salvation to be worked ouflj
only by chastisement'and control
of
passions, but by active good among^
fellow men.
I shall never forget the first patient
attended.
It w as a painful caae, wl
there was
much
1
suffering
ordered
and
to tl
relations—to that poor mother above
anguish. The child had been
all-
given oi
by the doctors, and I was called in aa
last untried, from despair,
not
from
a new

remedy
would
have
efie
one that
the courage to prescribe.
was almost miraculous, and
thick
darkness banging
perceptibly.
of my future By,
should
1
darkness which
,aa^
little one breathed freer, and that
soft sleep tf healing crept over he^
round mehgi
Had 1 solved the an
work nnd
oome out into
and could deeds
ch*1
the light aj
of reparation dispel
a mere ot
raent—a mere
mental-
not tench
Thisexpe"
i d..wta
profe^akij)
without
rejjpl
bb,
•irk' of pi
ore—by
i ugh
-h£
theae
•iby,Uie»c ataa^
cr u
k i tie,,
Zih
ar*

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