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VOLUME XCIII.]
HEAR-ALL!! |
Town=Crier, Circulator of Bills, &c.
THE subscriber tenders his grateful thanks to the
citizens of this place for their liberal patronage
in the line of his Profession .—Such as Posting of
Bills, Circulating Bills, Collecting Bills and
Crying, and would solicit a continuance of their pat
ronage. All orders left at No. 22 High Street, or at the
Store of Wm. D. CARTER’s, corner of Congress and
Vaughan Streets, will be promptly attended to.
EDWARD NEWMAN.
Portsmouth, Dec. 28, 1846.
: Books.
SACRED § MISCELLANEOUS POEMS by Wil
liam B. Tappan. Beautifully bound, and suitable
for a holiday present.
THE MOTHER’S PRESENT. A gift for the
young, with six plates. .
HOW TO BE HAPPY. A love gift for the lit
tle foiks, by Miss Coleman.
CHRISTIAN CYCLOPAEDIA, and Christian
Minister’s Companion.
THE VOICE OF FLOWERS, by Mrs L. H.
Sigourney.
Also, another iarge variety of Religious and Miscella
seous BOOKS. Just received by
Dec. 29. S. A. BADGER, 7 Ex. Buldings.
: COUNTER SCALES.
,wEIG HING from } oz 5840 Ibs, ganpesior article:
Also, Patent Balances, from 600 to 1200 lbs,
Dec. 29. For sale by J. MORRISON.
Vl‘llE SACRED MOUNTAINS. by J. T. Head
ley author of Napoleanand his Marshals—illnstra
ted and handsomely bound — a heautiful New Yeai’s
Present. For sale by S. A, BADGER,
Dec. 29. No. 7 Exchange Buildings.
New Prints.
A LARGE assortment of RICH DARK PRINTS,
just received and for sale at low prices, at
Dec. 29 21 Market stieet. T, TREDICK.
Lady’s Miagazine.
gPECIMEN numbers at S, A. BADGER?S. who
B receives subscriptions for all the Ladies’ Magazines
as usual Prices per year, $2,00 and §2,50.
Dec. 29.
Lost.
ON Saturday last, a Pair of Silver Bowed SPECTA
CLES. The finder will confer a favor by leaving
them at the Bookstore of J. F. SHORES, Jr.
Dec. 28. No. 1 Congress Block.
House and Land for Sale.
f==f A CONVENIENT two story HOUSE, near
-5% ly new, No. 3 Whidden-Sireet. For particulars
§C R enquire at this oflice, or to the subseriber on the
premises. JAMES MOSES,3p.
Nov. 17, 1846.
EXCHANGE CIRCULATING LIBRARY
S A. BADPGER, No. 7 Exchange Buildings.
® Has lately added to his Circulating Library,
BEAUCHAMP, or the Error. A novel by G. P. R,
James, Esq.
LUCRETIA, or the Children ofthe Night, by Bulwer,
HEIDELBERG —aromance. by G.P.R. James, Eeq
NAPOLEON & HIS MARSIHALS, 2 vols. by 1.
Headley.
OUR ARMY ou the Rio Grande, by T. B. Thrope.
Dec. 22.
Ready for Smoking Eams.
THE subseriber respectfully informs his friends and
former customers that he is ready to receive
Hams, Beef, and Neats’ Tongues, for Pickling
and SMOKING s at No, 41 Voughan-Street. or 110 Mar.
ket Ntreet. OLIVER HANSCOM.
Dec. 8.
g A.BADGER has received at No, 7 Exahange
bY@ Buildings. .
Beauchamp, or the Error, a novel by James.
All kinds of Almanacs for sale we above. "
American Alinanac and Repository of Useful
knowledge. %
Unitarian Annual Register. '
Church Almanae. -
American Aunti-slavery Almanac.
Methedist Almanac. ; |
Congregational Almanac.
Rural Register and Almanac.
Uuniversalist Almanac and Register,
New Hampshire Annual Register:
Whig Almanac. e
Brown’s Almanac with Memorandum.
Thomas’, Leavitt's,Crockett’s Almanacs, &ec.
Dec 13.
Pianos ! Pianos ! !
g R o Ul‘ll()J]AS P. MOSES, ;
f’: o UOrganist and Teacher of Music,
TR F BV is Agent for Mesers 'P. GILBERT & Co.
Baoston, and offers PIANO FORTES for sale which shall
in every particular give satisfaction to the purchaser.
- Mr. Moses has now for sale at his Music Room. No 4
Exchanze Buildings, a superb AOLIAN PIANO
FORTE, which he will warrant to be of superior tone,
touch, and finish. Price $350.
The Aeolian Pianos need only be introduced into the
parlor, and their enchanting music will not fail to dispel
every prejudice and false representation against then.
Of srveral hundreds manufactured and sold by Messrs.
Gilbert & Co. not on« Piano has ever been returned from
di=satisfaction, although the purchaser has the privilege
to do =0 and recerve the money paid, afier a year’s trial, if
dissatisfied.,
Mr M. has also a very handvome German made Piano,
of perfect touch and britliant tone, purchased ten years
agy, at the cost of $369. which he is permitted to offer
now at the low price of slso—the owner desiting to pur
chase a new and higher priced insirument.
T. P. M. feeling ever a strong attachment to the home
f his nativity, : &
With not a wish his feet again shall stray
To other clime, in search of sumier day,
wonld improve this moment to say, that he is never un
mindful of the many favors bestowed on him, and the very
liberal patronage he has received in Portsmouth, his na
tive place.
His terms of instinction in Music are, for Organ or Pi
ano, §8 per quarter of 24 lessons—tor private lessons on
the Flute, §8 per quarter—for single admission tickets
at his Singing Schools, 24 lessons, $1 only. 1l Pec. 8.
14‘ ACT & FICTION—a collection of Stories, by L.
Maria Child.
ECLECTIC MORAL PHILOSOPH V—prepared for
bterary institutions and general use, by Rev.J. R.
Bovd, A. M.
LUCRETIA, or Children of Night by Bulwer, -
A new lot of bandsome Tuck BIBLES—for sale cheap.
Just received by S. A. BADGER,
Dec. 8 No. 7 Exchange Buildings.
FIRE INSURANCE. *
'l"" F. ROCKINGHAM MUTUAL FIRE
B INSURANCE CO. continue to insure against
_Josg or damage by fire, on Stores, Dwelling Houses ,
P Furniture, Merchandize, @nd all buildiags not extra
“hazardous, such as Starch Mills, Paper Mills, Rope
‘Walks, or Cotton or Wollenw Mills, &c.
~ Applications can be made to the subscriber, where
particulars can be made known, and policies obtained.
: ROBERT SMITH Agent,
Portsmo. Dec. 22, 1846. ly N 0.59 Water-st.
NOTI(‘-E.——Whereaa my wife MARY has left my
-9 bed and board without any cause or prevocation.—
Fhis 15 to forbid all persons trakting or harboring her on
my account, as I shall pay no’debts of her contracting af
ter this date. JOSEPH W. HAMMOND,
Eliot, Me. Dec. 21*. :
Cashmere Shawls.
FOR 8 and $lO only, just received by |
, WM. J. LAIGHTON, 18 Market-street.
A large assortment of SHAWLS, awong whieh are
mg'ng%ashmg?’eg,vzry cheap. e {
Printed do. fiom 410 SB. =
Imitation Cashwere from 3 to §5. v :
Also,a large asscriment of Winter Shawls for sale
“yery cheap. SSh A . ~ Oct 6.
. Great Bargains can be had at
JO"N WEBSTER’S No. 8 Daniel-st,
¥ o BEAVER & PILOT CLOTHS, Heavy Surtout
CLOFHS, WOOL, TWEEDS, BROAD
CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, SATTINETS, Vestings,
- TAILOR’S TRIMMINGS, %ec.
Thiese Goods will be sold *“very cheap indeed” for Cash
~or short eredit. : . Neov.l7.
. ;.‘Ei‘EGAN'P PARLOUR GRATES for sale by
R 4 Oct 6. B J. MORRISON.
: Ns‘fi"i"’—éfl?fifi'r OIL of a_supsrior quality, and
- AN warranted pure, for saleby J. N. S{ANDY.
o Nov. 24, :
To the Ladies and Gentlemen.
BOGLE’S o
Eypeion Fluid: or WVegetable Eair
COMPOSITION.
'I‘HE subscriber having devoted a considerable por
tion of his time, for a series of years, to the study
of the diseases of thé/Skin and the Human Hair, also the
best means of treatifg and curing the “Same, and having
in the course of his experiments, made various changes
and improvements in the different articles appioved as
the best for such purposes, has at length, after laborious
research and deep investigation succeeded in bringin{; to
pr section a composition, the virtues of which he chal.
lenges the world to excel.
The HyrErRION FLUID, or Vegetable Composition for
the Hair, is composed of a number of different vegetable
ingredients of opposite qualitiés, and approved by the
highest medical standard, the secret of blending & com
pounding, which is known solely to the subscriber, who
has spared neither pains nor expense in bringing it be
fore the public.
I'be Hyperion is an articlesin which a cleansing and
purifying wash is beautifully blended with a most deli
cate, silky, and glossy moisture for the hair, never before
attained, yet free from animal grease or essential oils: It
clears the pores of the skin, and causes a healthy action
in the blood vessels, nerves, &c. which feed the hair,
thereby preventing Baldness and Grey Hair—entirely
frees the skin from scraf, dandruff, and other cintaneous
diseases—disposes the-hair to curl, and keeps it so—will
postively change the harshest hair into the most soft,
healthy and glossy state-—also imparts tait a darker col
‘or—and the {ree use of it will keep both the skin & hair
i 1? a Biealthy and luxuriant state until the later period of
ife.
Ladies will find the Hyperion a great addition to the
toilet, hoth cn account of its delicate and agreeable per
fame, and the great facilities it affords in dréssing the
hair, which, when, moist with the Fluid, can be dressed
in any required form, so as to preserve its place, wheth
er plain or in curls. When used on children’s heads, it
lays the foundation of a good head. of hair.
The subscriber is well aware that nomerous articles
have been put and are befove the public, claiming for
themselves every virtue; of their merits or demerits, the
subscriber does not here presume to give judgment : but
the puliic, after repeated trials. have pronounced them
to be more brilliant in their promises than successful in
their performances. Tt is therefore, at the urgent request
of his numerous customers, amongst whom are physicians
and citizens of the first respectability, who have adopted
its use in their families, and wishing others to partici
pate in its advantages, that he has been induced to bring’
it before the public, and the subscriber will simply state
that he warrants the “HHYPRRION to be all that it is
represented.
Manufactured aond for sale by WM. BOGLE, 228
Washington, corner of Summer Street, Boston.
A Treatise on the Anatomy & Physiology of the Hair,
with directions for preventing baldness, removing dand
ruff, and preserving the natural beauty and softness of the
hair. by Wm. BoGLE, accompanies each bottle.
**For sale in Portsmouth, by WM. R. PRESTON,
Druggist, who is the only agent,—Dover, A. Tofts—
Portland, E. Mason. : 3m Sept. 22,
Sperm Oil and Candles.
(“ONSTANTL‘].’ on hand and for sale by
o ~ C.B. & A. H.LADD,
Manviacturers, Counting-rocimn Nos. 69 &71 Market-s,
Feb. 14 ;
Sperm Oil.
€n AR ¢dh GALLS. CRUDE SPERM OIL,
@9 %} -‘i? from the Bark Ann-Parry’s cargo, for
sale by the Cask, Barrel or single gallon by ;
Sept. 2, " L. COTTON, 17 Pleasant-st.
VERY CHEAP FLANNELS.
VE‘[“S day veceived and for sale by
JOIHIN WEBNSURR, N 0.6 Danicl street.
A large assortment of Cheap Flannels — Red, Green
and Yellow. Also, 3-4 White Fannel, Oct 6.
Eg OOM PAPERS FORSALE.—IOOO Room
of ROOM PAPERS for sale at reduced prices.
April 15, L.. COTTON:
Boards, Plank, Shingles, Laths, &c.
E OiN LOCKE & SON, i :
& Union Wharf, next South Marine Rail-Way,
Has o 1 sale a good assortment of LUM BER, Green and
Dry, just landed from sche Merchant from Bangor, viz.,
150 M Pine BOARDS & PLANK, f(rom 1 to 4 in.
59 M Spruces PLANK & JOIST, &ec.
210 M Cedar SHINGLES, shaven and sawed ;
50 M LATHS and Cedar POSTS ;
CLAPBOARDS and Blind SLATS, first quality.
Alarge lot of HEMLOCK STUFF, and a great vari
ety other stuff usuaily found in a Lumber Yard,all of
which will be sald at Cash prices. Please call and see
for yourselves.
§& The Wharf is next South Marine Rail-Way, Wa
ter-street, kept by JOHN LOCKE & SON.
June 9.
Clothing and Farnishing Store.
%}ANH‘} L L.STOVER returns his thanks to the
citizens of Portsmouth and vicinity for the liberal
patronage heretofore extended to him, and informs them
that he may still be found at N 0.9, Congress-street,
Gray’s block, where he will be ready at all times to wait
upon customers who may favor him with a call. He keeps
constantly on hand a good assortment of Broadcloths,
Cassimeres and Vestings, from which he will make to
order, and warrant to fit, Surtouts, Sacks, Cloaks, and
over coats of every variety, Frocksand Dress Coats,
Pantaloons and Vests, as low as they can be purchased at
any other establishmemt.
He also keeps on hand a good and extensive assortment
of .
READY MADE CLOTHING.
suited to all seasons; made in a thorough manner ; and
invites those about puichasing te give him a call, confi
dent that he can sell them such articles as they may want
at such rerms as will give satisfaction. f
He likewise keeps, in connection with his Tailoring
Establishment, a
GENTLEMAN’S FURNISHING DEPOT.
where may be obtained, Shirts, Bosoms, Collars, Cra
vats, Handkerchiefs, Suspenders, Gloves, in short, every
article necessary to a gentleman’s wardrobe. as cheap as
the cheapest and as good as the best. '
Cutting done to order, and at short notice.
Gentlemen are respectfutly invited. before purchasing
any of the above articles. to call at the store of
DANIEL 1.. STOVER,
GrAY’s BLock, No. 9 Congress St.
Portsmouth, Sept 29, 1846. 3m
PLUMBE NATIONALDAGUERRIAN GALLERY
and Photographers Furnishing Depots;
Q WARDED the Gold and Silver Medals, Four First
<¥ Preminms, and Two Highest Honors, at ihe Na
tional, the Massachusetts, the New York, and the Penn
sylvania Exhibitions, respectively, for the most splendid
Colored Daguerreotypes and best Apparatus ever exhil)-
ited.
Portraits taken in_exquisiter style, without regard to
‘weather.
Instructions given in the art, :
A large assortment of - Apparatus and Stock always on
haund, at the lowerst cash prices. .
New York, 251 Broadway; Philadelphia, 136 Chesnut
St.; Boston, 75 Court, and 58 Hanover Sts; Baltimore;
205 Baltimore-%t.; Washington, Pennsylvanian Avenue;
Petersburg, Va., Mechanics’ Hall; Cincinnati, Fourth &
Walnut, xnd 176 Main St; Saratoga Springs, Broadway,
Paris, 127 Vieille Rue du Temple; Liverpool,. 32 Church
Street; ly Boston, June 27, 1846.
‘Table for measuring Logs,
WHEREBY the quantity may be ascertained before
they are sawed. Very convenient for persons
dealing in lumber. For sale cheap, at this office.
SPER.‘I OlL.—New-Bedford mannfacluréd Fa-1.l
Bleached OLL, for sale by J.N.IIANDY.
SHAKER FLANNELS & YARN.
WM. JONES & SON have just received from the
““Society of Shakers,” at Cunterbury, N H.
500 yds. FLANNEL, one yard wide; 50 lbs Mixed Knit
ting YA%{N-——justly celebrated for their unshrinking
and durable quality. Also, ¥
A full assovtment of Double and Sinzle Milled Flannels,
of the most approved kind and of all the different widths,
at reduced prices. 6wis Oct 6, 1846.
4{’%’ SIDES extra quality Spanish Leather;
100 do ~do slanghter do from
two of the best New York Tanneries, selected thick and
well tanned for Winter wear, For sale by :
4 J 3 ‘fi HANDY,
sept 8 2mis 6 Market Square.
; ‘Boy Wanted, ¢
A LAD from 14 10 16 years of age as an Apprentice
to the Printing Business, is wanted at this office.
APPLES, .
: AR BBLS N 1 Baldwin APPLES, = '
30 {} 39 do ?fi) Greening -* do }
5308 odo Russeu do e |
59 ‘do do Pearmain do. and other
Grafted Fruit, cavefully put ap and in good shisping or
der—for sale by. LEONARD COTTON, |
Oct 20, : .fi- o 17 Pledsant-st, {
« ] KNOW NO SAFE DEPOSITORY OF THE ULTIMATE P%ZaWERS OF SOCIETY, BUT THE PEOPLE TMJIS.ELVES.”—J»fi'ersnn
PORTSMOUTH, N. 3+ TUESDAY, JANUARY 5 1846
o : TOLEAY, o . -
f =& ED ART of house Noy ' 7 fu'bcr_/y Strect, jr\fm;rm'l
: @ Clirles strect, éudtable fora "".f%iuflh”nfil}'&——f*
K 1 Rewt #3O. Applyte J. M Ejymcm s
ce. 22, : o e R
GREAT EASTERN MAIL RgUTE
‘In Massachusetts, New-Hampshire & Maine.
By the Eastern Portland, Saco & Portzm. R; Road.
S eEhGat GEn B L
5“%‘“’;3 i’fi““%@i T ‘V@é”ifig RS
BOSTON TO PORTLAND%?}”; :
Through Lynn, Salem, Beverly, Ipswich, ,W’b“’y'
port, Salisbury, Seabrook, Hampton, Greenland,
Portsmouth, Eliot, South Berwick, S{Jmers
worth, (Great Falls,) North Berwick,
* Wells, Kennebunk and Saco. =
Jr7>Connecting hy stages with (all parts of Maine.
Depot in BosTon on Eastern Avenue, —Commercial-st
WINTER ARRANGEMENT—IB46 & 7.
()N and after MONDAY, October 12th, 1846,
Passengers leave by regular trains Daily, excejt
Sundays. ’
FROM BOSTON FOR /
Salem 19 A.M. 12} 2383 4} P M,
Newburyp’t gy 2l 45 e
Portsmouth 73 .8 24 4% s
Somerswo’hG.F. 74 £ 23 4 "
Portland 73 s 23 ] S 8
FOR BOSTON FROM ‘%
Portland 2 AN s PM
Somersworth, (GtFalls) 9 € ] ¢
Portsmouth 73 10% .. s¢ R
Newburyp’t 8, 103* ¢ o g
Salem = 73§ 93*103 11§%*A. M. 2] 5,7%
Lynn 8, 94%-10% 12, o 28 et
From Salem, for Way stations East 2nd Poitland,
BA.M.and 34 P. M.
From Newbaryport, do do 9, A. M. &4P. M,
From Portsmouth. do do 10, - 5 b
From Salem, for Ipswich & « =1 e
Newburyport, : }B, ® 34, 74
From Saco for Way stations % ‘e
West, and Husl{‘n, %8, 3%
From So. Berwick, for Wa §
stations West, and Bosmn{} .« A .
*Or on their arrival from the East.
MARBLEHEAD BRANCH.
Marblehead for Salew, 7§, 9, 10, 113 A. M, and 2,
. 4,43, and 63 P. M.
Salew for Marblehead, 8, 93, 10§, A. M. 1, 31, 44,
bs} and6i P.M.
FREIGHT TRAIN.
Each way daily. —Office 17 Merchants Row. Boston,
G SUNDAYS.—A Tyain will leave Porismouth
at 3 o’clock, P. M,
JOHN KINSMAN,
Al T, 16, 104, Al
POLLOCK FISH & LUMBER.
QEUST received 300 Qtls POLLOCK FISI ;
50,000 ft DRY BOARDS & PLANK-—and for
sale low by 3 WM. P. GOOKIN,
Oct. 6. No. 6 W ater St.
E W. CLARK has REMOVED to the room over
¥ © Mr Geo. Hendersons Store in Daniel Street.—
Entrance the third door from Market Square. N0v.17.
RUBBER SHOES.
‘E UST recei’d—lo cases first rate RUBBER
SHOES, Rubber BUSKINS, PATENT Metallic
RUBBER SHOKES; also, a good assortment of OVER
SHOES, Men’s, Women’s and Children’s, from 25 cents
to $1,50. Please call and examine at 11% Market-street,
corner of Ladd-st. - J. C. CARR.
Oct. 27.
WHITE KID GLOVES.
A FULL assortment of Ladies’ and Gent’s White
KID GLOVES can be found at JOHN WEB
STER’S, No 6, Daniel Street, at very low prices.
Also all of the most fashignable Fall and Winter
Celored GLOVES, with a very large variety of Wool
and Thibet do. of all colors and sizes—which he is
selling less than the market prizes—call and see for
vourselves. Nov. 24,
G AMBRICS and Swiss MUSLIN, INSERTINGS
§ EDGINGS; of all the different widths, of new
and pretty styles—this day received at No 29 Mark .8t
Sept 8. 6wis WH.JONES &OQ N,
THE BOSTONALMANAC FOR 1847,
—DByS.N. DICKINSON—
WILL be published at an early day in December.—
The Directory to the Business People of Boston,
will be thoroughly prepared,and inserted ar greater length
than usual. As the business of the city increases, this de
partment of our Almanac grows with it In the nomber
now coming out, there will be a series of DIAGILAMS
representing the various RAIL ROADS diverging from
Bosten, with historical sketches of each. These dia
grams or maps have been prepared at some considerable
expense, and will, together with the Business Directory,
form the principal features to the Almanac for 1847 . The
usual quantity of Miscellaneous Matter will e found in
its pages. The covers will be illmninated with some
choice specimens of Printing, and the fine large Map of
Buston, will be bound up in the volume.
Orders may be sent to Mr B. B, MUSSEY, 29 Corn
hill, and to Mr THOMAS GROOM, 82 State street, o
to the Propsietor, &. N, DICKINSON, No. 52 Waal:-
ington-st: 3m Boston, Oct 27.
Umbrellas—Umbrellas!
T A large assortment ot Cotton & Ging
% ham Umbrellas—among which are sthe Steel
Frame, a new and good article, for sale by
May 5. W.J. LAIGHTON, 13 Market-st
WALKER § JACKSON,
Portsmouth & Boston Express,
Have removed their Office to the Store of Mr GEORGE
MaseyT, No. 4 Congress Block, :
Portsmouth, Oct. 20, 1846.
Exeter Warp Yarns,
[N assorted Bales, from N 0.7 tol2 constantly on
hand and for sale at Munufacturers prices.
May 25 istf WILLIAM JONES & SON.
; CARPETINGS.
JOHN WEBSTER has this day received
1000 yards all wool CARPETINGS, of various
styles and prices.
Woollex BOCKINGS ; a new article of Cotton Car
peting, of rich designs and colore,
Chenile, Royal Wilton and Tufted RUGS ;
These Goods will be sold very cheap for Cagh. :
Oct 6, 1816, No 6 Daniel street,
10 BE READ BY EVERY ONE,
Public Invitation & Netic® of Removal
N WILLI;\M R. PRESTON,
Druggist & Apothecary,
'r =3 ;}i Respectfully informs his friends and past
1 g mll w ;v customers, that he has tuken a Store in
& Hl]té‘ the new and elegant block known as
Mmsicrggs(| @ Consreos- Block,” justercoted
Xy e_»jl ion Congress s treet, where he will keep
% s Y@l @s formerly at his cld stand, an extensive’
i H} filit assorunent of
it "; MEDICINES,
il lil selected expressly for family use, and for
R the preparation of Physicians’ Recipes.
Foreign LEECHES & T RUSSES constant
ly on hand, and applied if requested. ‘
PURE WINES and other liquors, of first quality,
furnished for medical purposes.
PATENT MEDICINES.—As this department has
necessarily Lecome a large portien of the businessof a
Druggist, all the popular Patent Medicines of the day
of known worth, can be found at my Store.
PHYSICIANS® RECIPES.—T'he Recipes of your
family Physician will receive the most careful attention, |
and at the lowest prices. All Vials and Packages will
be numbered hefore allowed'o leave the premises..
SHIPS’ MEDICINE CHESTS, put up and replen
ished with full and explicit directions.
FANCY AKTICLES & PERFUMERY. — The
wost rich and elegant assortment for the Toilet & Nur
sery ever offered in Portsmouth; some of them of very
extra qualitv of French and English manufacture. :
THOMPSONIAN MEDICINES & SHAKERS'
HERBS —The usual variety can be obtained pure at this
Store. :
Prices.—Every article will be disposed of atas low |
prices as at any other establishment in town or elsewhere
—and to the poor, as has been my invariable rule for the
pas& ten years, I would say, your case is always consid
ered., . £
Country Physicians, Dealers, Express -men, and
Stage Drivers are invited to call andexamine my Arti
('.[les and prices, as a liberal dizeount will be made to
them, : . 3
Citizens of Portsmouth and the neighboring towns
are respectfully invited te call at my new Establishment,.
where they will find every thing in iy line for their com
fort and convewience.’ WILLIAM R, PRFSTON, ‘
Druggist & Apothceary, Congress=St, ;
Oct. 13,1816, coe iR L b 3 |
| SHORT PATENT SERMOWN.
The following composes my text, for this
morning
The pathway to wisdom lies fn the mean, .
A vice on each side and a virtue between 3
There are two ways to poverty, two ways to pain;
- The midway alone leads to permanent gain;
- Two ways to death, and two ways to shame,
~ One way to health, and one way to fame;
~ .Two ways to vice, and two ways to hell; ’
- One way to heaven, for those who do dwell.
~ In this great game of life, from its -dawn te its close,
~ There is one way to win, and there’s two ways to lose ;
{ Apd hence those who scan mankind and their ways,
~ Find a greut denl to blame, and but little to praise.
My hearers—there is a good deal of truth
as well as some poetry in my text. That the
pathway to wisdom pursues a medium course,
I think any fool should have sense enough to
admit. On either side is a vice, a Id_many a
nincompoop, intoxicated with some gxtrava
gant notion, steps awry, as if e to
‘ put his foot in it.” Instead of following the
plain, smooth road of virtuous moderation,
which nature has laid out before you, you—
that is too many of you-~tread aside inte wi
cious extremes, under the mistaken idea that
you have found a better and pleasanter way.
Gammon and flea-fat! Because some glutton
of a hog has eaten himself out of health and
character, you must upset every flesh pot with
1w kicking distance, and endeavor to subsist
upon shavings, saw-dust, shadows, and moon
shine! You can’tlean to piety without falling .
‘inp fanaticism. In your philanthropic efforts
}yofl pay no more regard to Law, Right, and
Juslice, than if they were so many cobwebs in |
;youilway. Your philanthropy would break !
intoa man’s house to see that his mice and
cockioaches “are well cared for: yes, and I%
’haveino doubt that you secretly pry open the |
priso?s of clams and oysters, under the im
pressbn that you are doing the poor fellows'
an usbounded kindness: but the innocents!
get niost wofully ‘taken in.” There are some |
evils, 100, in society (as must always be the;
case) that need correcting: but, instead of
going yommon-sensically to work, you would'
rashly ‘destroy the who'e social fabrie, and
substitule one, which anybody can see with
three-quirters of an eye, is rotten from core to
rind. But, thank God, while you are forever
running mto visionary extremes—going by‘
jerks, like kangaroos, grasshoppers and frogs
—the world\will wag on as usual, with stead
iness, sobriety and moderation. |
My friends--there are two ways to poverty:
one is to revelin the halls of extravagance,
and the other, t snooze in the castle of indo
lence. Aye, there is a third way : hoard up
I a big heap of goMd, and sit and watch it with
fear and trembling ; and then you will feel poor
er than a modern chimney-sweep — and he is so
poor that bed bugs are ashamed of his society.
There are many ways to pain, besides going
barefoot and stubbing your toes, and wearing
fashionable boots for the encouragement of
Icorns : so many that [ shall not take the trou
ble to enumerate them.
T'here are two ways, my dear brethren, to
death. .Qne is-a leng one, laid out by Care
fulness and Temperance ; the other is a short
cut, taken by those who like to live in a hur
ry. and have recourse to Doctors to assist
them in getting through the wmud, mire and
mazes of existence, as soon as possible. My
text says that there are two ways to shame.—
So there are, and more too. You kiss a girl,
and she tells you ¢ You sught to be ashamed!’
—and indeed you ought, if her face be dirty,
or her natural color be such as to warrant
people in pronouncing the deed a ¢ dark trans
action.” If the kiss be. a Platonic, an holy,
or an apostolic one, it is a different matter al
‘together ; for, know ye, brethren, that if yon
do it solely to the glory eof God, you are justi
fied in bussing a baboon. But honor and
ishzxme, as my friend Pope says, from no con
dition rise : ouly mean well, and you need’nt
' be ashamed of the majority of your actions.
| My friends—there 1s one way to health—
i that is certain; and that is by obeying the com
mands of Nature, and seeking out no inven
tion whereby to sustain and prolong existence
s—-just like a jackass. 'T'he way to fame is to
do something great for your country, for liter
ature, art or science. 'T'he temple of fame is
said to be set on a high and steep hill, acces
sible only to reptiles and and the light-winged
birds of genius. But, as I never was there, I
can’t tell you much aboutit. ‘There are a
thousand ways to vice, but none worthy of re
commendaticn. There are two distinet ways
to hell ; and I leave it to you, my dear breth
ren, to take your pick of them. One is a foot
path for poor wicked loafers, who can’t afford
to go to the devil decently ; and the other is a
miacadamized road, upon which better-cincum
stanced sinners drive to destruction with a
magnificent rush. To heaven, my friends,
there is ouly one way. You seem to take diff
erent routes for the purpose of avoiding each
others’ company—-the Catholic one way, the
Protestant another, and the Puritan another—
but you must all meet in one main road before
you get at the toll - gate. That road is
garnished upon either side with the flow
ers of virtue, charity, benevolence, moral
ity, liberality, honesty, and universal good
will Faith is of no great consequence; for,
whatever is so, s so, and what must happen,
will happen, in spite of faith. The Book says
have faith like ar grain of mustard-seed, and
you will remove mountains. Now,.by way of
experiment, I once took the faith of two mus
tard seeds, and told Toad Hill, on Staten Is
land, to be removed beyond Sandy Hook, and
it didn’t budge an inch. > It is there yet, and
is likely to be. e
My friends---the game oflife is a great and‘
an interesting one, but where there is one way
to win, there are two ways to lose. Knowing
that the chances are so much against you, I
will not biame you for unlucky -throws, but
hope and pray that, in the end, you may save
your souls, even though you. lose your shirts.
Sa mote it be ! S Dow, Jr.
Ax Irisu Ruse. I engaged a chaise at Gal
way to conduet me some few miles into the
country, and had not proeceeded far when it
pulled up at the foot of a hill, and the driver
coming to the door, opened it. *What are
you aty man? ‘T'his isn’t where I ordered you
to stop,” said 1. ¢*Whist! your honor, whist!
ejaculated Paddy, ‘l’m only desaving the baste!
1f 1 bang the door, he’ll think you’re out,and ¢l
cut up the hill like a divild’ ;
Mexican Girrs.—Since the invasion, the
senoritas it appears, have made very material
changes in their dresses; and instead of the
short tunieo aund ancovered ancles, have in
numeraus instances followed suit with the A
merican women in Matamoros, by putting bo
cies 1o their fumices, and gracing their feet and
aneles with @t‘fifiif‘fif@fi?fiim s -
, Tae B’IISS!SS]PPIA’NS Discomriten. The
’ M:ssvssipp‘i regiment, which distinguished itselt
$0 much in the attack on Monterey, did once
retreal! ‘We dislike to state the fact, but as
faithful chroniclers of the times, we are forced
to admit that on one occasion, and but one, they
did execute a most decidedly retrogade move
meunt; or, as some of the regiment expressed it,
“took the track back in double quick time.”
- After charging through the batteries, up to
the mouths of the enemy’s cannon, and amil
showers of musket balls, with their rifles and
bowie knives, outting to flight whole columns
of Mexican infantry, well armed with muskets
and baycnets—after marching up the narrow
streets, raked by grape-shot and musketry from
the terraces of the buildings—after penetrating
into the inside -of stone houses, bursting the
doors, gaining the tops and driving the Mexi
cans therefrom, they at last encountered a bat
tery from which they fled in disorderly haste.
“Smith !’ says Col. Davis to one of the gen
tlemen who had walked all the way from Ca
margo in six days to take a hand in the row at
Monterey, “burst.o "*mdmw!”
: .}‘Bang%bnng,_bafi, Anded Smith’s batter- |
ip n-—3a lamw . \k%{fiiflfi'he*hmwy oes
i gnt tough was the wood and long were the
‘nails, and powertul thh ¢nertie of the faithful
Mexican door. It had, per adventure, been
constructed by some over-anxious parent who |
had a daughter, “whom he loved passing well,” J
and feared that ordinary “bars and bolts” would
not be a sufficient protection ot her virtue. a- |
gainst the designs of any roving Lorenzoj or,
perhaps, sowe jealous Don here hoped to im
prison and exclude from the amorous glance of']
““gay Lotharios” his loving spouse, For what
purpose soever it was ‘constructed, this door
certainly opposed a lone and tough resistance |
to the doughty blows of Smith’s new patent ba- |
lista. |
But perseverance, especinlly whenbacked by
hard knocks, will overcome all obstacles, and
the Mexican door, like Gen. Ampudia, \\'6‘:l}‘-‘
ied by long resistance, at last gave way; but,
as a revenge tor the injury. and insult inflicted |
on it, Mexican like, it treacherously yielded
without any warning to Smith, and the conse- |
quence was that the gallant Mississippian was |
projected through it, and far mto the interior |
of the house, with the speed of a bullet from s |
own rifle. As soon as Smith could recover his
breath and take a view of the premises, he im
mediately beat a retreat, but just as he was e- |
merging from the door he et Gen. Quitman |
and Col. Davis, |
“What!** they cried, *‘retreating, Smith!—
are you wounded?” 4
“Yes, Lam;» replied Smith, “I can’t attack |
—at least without reinforcements.”’ 1
“We will reinforce you;”’-~and accordingly |
the three rushed into the honse, but they suoui
emerged again, and this time Smith was in the |
rear, but the retreat of the valieut Misiissippi- |
ans was much impeded by heavy bYaggage—each
having a beautiful Mexican Donna clinging a
round his neck, vexing his ear with the most
terrific screams, and melung his heart with the
mozt eloquent appeals.
The whole regiment followed the example of
its officers, aund hastily rerreating from the
louse where it had reccived so warm a recep
tion, sought glory and the enemy in some other
quarter of the town, ‘
A Fire I¥ rae rEAr.— The Picayune tells
of a good joke that was practused upon a toler
ably shreswd Yaukee dealery who set-up busi
ness last summer, down in the neighborhood of
the Rio Grande. It appears that by some hook
or crook, our Yankee got hold of the only bar
rel of cider to be had at Brazos island, during
a particularly thirsty season, when it was diffi
cult to obtain adrop of liquor either fur love o
money. Having construceed a rude shanty he
commenced business, and his place was soon
threnged with custotmers to whom he etailed
his cider ont at a dime a glass.
Before long, however, they began to thin ofi
gradually until ouly a few stragelers now and
‘then visited his quarters, At length a blufl sort
of a customer came up, and having drank his
glass of cider, he took out his purse and inqui
red the price,
¢ One dime,” said the Yankee.
“ One what?” rétorted the customer, “uw hy,
I can get just as good cider here at five cents a
glass,” -
¢ N-0 y-0-u c-a-n-t,*" drauwled the Yankee,
“‘l'here aint a pint of cider >cept what Pve got
in that are barrel, this side of Orleans.”
“ 1 know better,” ejaculated the customer, ¢1
bought a glass of eider, not two hours ago, and
only paid five cents for it.”
“ Dd hke 1o know where you effected that
small trausaction.” queried the cilder vender.
“ Why, close by here, somewhere—just bhack
of your place,” returned the customer.
“PH bet the drinks you did’ut,”? spoke up
the Yankee, ““and we'll go right round and
see.” : : :
* Done,”” said the custemer, and off they
started. / :
“ Sure enough, “right round. here,”" they
found another cider establishment in full blast,
A second Yankee had rigeed a small shade in
the rear ot the first Yankee’s shanty, had tap-
Jped the other end of the latter?s barrel of cider
;lhrough a board, and was retailing it at five
‘cents a glass to a perfect rush of customers,
~ Conlemplated Attack on Vera Cruz.—The
Washington Fountain says that it seems to be
well understood by those who are in the way of
correct information, that a descent on Vera
Cruz from the rear, has been decided upoun by
the government. ‘U'he plan of operation is o
concentrate our forces at the mouth of Antigua
river that empties into the Gulf ashortdistance
to the North of Vera Cruz, and to ascend it to
where the high road from Vera Cruz to Jalapn
crosses that streaur. rom that point, it is sta
ted, the avenues to Vera Cruz ¢an be tully com
manded, and the investment of the town be
made with a certainty ot its speedy fall. With
the town, it is believed, will go the Castie of
D’Ulloa. %
T'hat such is the design of the Government
is likewise inferred from the movements of
things. 'l'he departure of Gemn. Scott for ‘T'am
pico, the movement of General Taylor upen
that town, the abandonment of the march to
San Luis Potosi, the garrisoning of Saltillo by
our troops, the rapid preparation of so large
a number of barges cf light draft for the trans
portation of troops—the collection of stores and
atms in such abundance at Tampico, the rais
ing of companies of Rocketeers and Mountain
Howitzers and other mauifest preparations—all
look to the capture, and that at a very early day,
of Vera Cruz. -
Unburnt Brick.
The erection of houses with unburnt bricks
according to the plan recommended in a re
cent report issued by the U. S. Counnissioner
of Patents, has been cemmenced in this vicin
ity. Mr John Hancock has bailt a neat cot
tage of the"material, moulded and manufac
tured in August last, by Mr ildwin Cox, brick
maker, from clay obtained ncar the Washing
ton Cotton Factory, at Gloucester Poiut, N.
. In the course of a-few weeks thoy become
‘hard and dry, through the influence alone of
‘the sun and wind. Each brick is 12 inches
lonig, 6 inches broad, and G inches deep—con
,vtaiumg quantity and substauce equal to about
L common bricks and one third. ' ‘F'he exper
imeut is completely successful, and if exten
sively adopted, will effect a great saving of ex
pense in buildings'in many parts of the Union.
et op o i oo DNOPwEE B T
A National Government Massacred
A horrible massacre occurred in the city ot
Katmandoo, the capital of the kingdom of Ne
paul, in Northern Indie, last Sep.
‘T'be Queen h:ad a favorite, one General Guz
gun Singh, whom the King caused to be mur
ilered on the 14th of Beptember, at 10 o’clock at
night. Her majesty was so outraged at the loss
of her paramour, that she at once instigated the
massacre of the prime minister, the members of
the Cabinet, the nobility, council of State, Gen
erals and chief men, to the number of two hun
dred! The Kingalone escaped, buthis wherea
bouts is not known. %A single nobleman ouly
was saved, and the Queen appointed him ¢
munder-in-chief, The Queen is the King's
second wife« 'T'he male children by the first
wife, who would have preceded her children in
the government, were anjong the slain or are
confined in dungeons. Nepaul is a powerful
kingdom_having about three millions of inhah
itants. 'T'he national religion is Buddhism,—
Most of the people are 'T'artars, as_may he
gadily inferred from the conduct of the
ueen, 8
.. clergyman in Scotland desired his hearers
never to call one another liars, but when ones
said anything that was mot true, they ought o
whistle. One Sunday he preached a sermon on
the parable of the loaves and fishes, and heinyg
at a loss how to explain it, he said the loaves
were not hike those now-a days—they were ns
big as the hills in Scotland. He had scarcely
pronounced the words when he lieard a loud
whistle.
‘Wha’s that? said he, who ca’s m= a liar??
‘lt is 1, Wille MeDonald, the baker.
‘Weel Willey, what ohjection ha’ ye to what
[ ha’ old ye?
¢None, Master John, only [ wanted to know
what sort of ovens they had to bake those loav
es in?a
Tue Errects oF Sgor ox Irox VESSELS.—
The informution received from the officers of
the Gorgon steam-vessel, which has lately ar
rived from La Platd, gives a very alarming ac
count of the effect produced on the hulls of the
Harpy and Lizard iron steam vessels by the
shot from-the batteries of Rosas. It was ex
pected from the nature of the material, thatany
breach made by shot would leave a clean- frac
ture, merely curling up the lips of the orifice,
as iy usual when fractures are caused in iron
by the application of an ordinary force. Thae
results, however, are quite different. Instead
of a clean fracture, large splinters of iron flew
about in all directions on the hull being struck,
rendering the danger from this cause tenfold
more imminent than that produced by the shot
itself. Several splinters of this kind, struck
from the hull of the Harpy, have been brought
home by the officers of the Gorgon, and among-~t
the rest, the splinter from the angle iron which
caused the death of poor Mr Barres, the clerk
in charge, proving that the tendency to splinter
is not confined to the thin sheet iron of the hull,
but to the heavier masses which compose the
vessel. The results are in accordance with
those observed in the experimental trials on
board the Excellent, and they counstitute a sad
drawback agaiust the general use of iron as a
material for vessels of war. Whether the iron
in question is not so malleable as it ought to be,
or micht be if better wrought, is another ques
tion ; for the present, however, the nien are
alarmed, and those who have witnessed the ef
iects produced on board the Harpy declare that
they will never again go tosea in an iron vessel
[John Bull. -
HORRID MASSACRE OF NWESTORIANS.
The correspondence of the London papers
contains a long account of the massacre of u
large nnmber of Nestorian Christians by order
of their great persecutor, Beder Khan Bey, in
the month of October last. It seems that Beder
Khan Bey collected various detachments of
troops under the command of the DBeys of
Hatkasai and Bevari, himself taking command
of afarge body of Kurds, marched into the
country of the defenceless and unresisting Nes
torinns, He then divided his force into small
parties, and fell upon the villages. = Phirty-six
of these villages were utterly destroyed, the
dwelling= being plundered and burnt, and the
inhabitants, men women and children put to
Jdeath by every species of turture which cruelty
could invent.
tiappy were those who were shot, or who
tell by the sword, who had not their bowels
ripped out of them while living, or who were
not impaled amidst the shouts and laughter of
the murderers. ‘l'wo of the bishops of the
Nestorians, it not more, were impaled, and
several of the priests, Children were torn from
their mothers, some from'their mothers? breasts
and m presence of their mothers, who were o~
bliged, screeching, to look on, put in the most
shocking manner to death.- The mothers after
wards were sacrificed. 'l'hree thousand of the
Nestorians have perished in this massacre, on
the lowest calculation. "I'he most extensive
slaughter took place at a large village, or town
ship, ealled Bias, where Beder Khan Dey was
hiumselt present. Here the two Bishops were
impaled, and from this place were sent the three
hundred heads (pickled) to the Pacha of Mous
soul, with the insulting message, that il the
Porte presumed to molest the sender, he would
send to Constantinople, insteud of Nestorian,
Turkish heads enough to make a pyramid. -
A councilot the Nestorians was immediately
held, and it was determined that the whole peo~
ple should emigrate without an hours delay to
Persia, where a great number are alrearly set
i tled of Oroominh. In their hasty flight, leaving
i all their property behinl, many fell victims to
the merciless ferocity of their “invaders, wha,
in one instance however, met with a severe re
pulse, Oue corps of the emigrants, comman.i
ed by the Patriarch, was attacked by the sol
diers of, Bedan Khan Bey and after an obstinate
conflict, the Nestorians gained the victory.—
Beder Khan Bey swore, hefore he started on
his expedition, with- all the solemuities of his
ereed, before two Imaums, that he would ex
terminate the whole Nestorian people ; and all
of them who have not streng:h to reach Persin
will experience the full realization of this oath.
“I'his ruthless onset is ascribed to the act ot
the Turkish cabinet in deposing Beder Khan
Bey, from jealousy of his power, and this, it
was supposed, haid been done by an arrange
ment with the Nestorian patrviarch theu at
Moussoul, who had "prowmised the aid of the
Nestorians in aceomplishing this ohject, and
henece this onslaught, ¢ :
Beder Khan Bey, on the Bth of October, had
had an engagement witha'l'urkish army 12,000
strong, utler Tayar Pacha of M ous‘,snul,sfi;iéh :
he defeated with great slaughter, ~Elated with.
this success, he gave vent to. his vindictive
spirit upon the almost defenceless Nestorians,
who, with the exception of those who reach
Persia, will be con ipletely exterm mfllfifif oAy
Several of the toreign envoys at tim’f"u&%
SR st ; PR e R .
eabinet, including Mr. .'§Xlf“l¥é§tfi_y; - ami' M. de
Bourqueney, have sent In very strong notes
upon the subjeet, insisting thafiafierflifim
Bey is a monster who must be erdShed; and the
Porte professes the sawe seotiments, Phis,
Towever, is more easily said than dowes for e
has a foree of 40,000 men at his command, anl
':.»,wumsm.gukme«\fiuwmfim‘%fiJ
it e b i R R
tmwwmw‘”‘fim . The by ety
and asked the attorney, what case was to- big
wied next? Flie laiwvyer answerod, ‘A casa
e,
WL langers, Do g e L e a
-NO-I.]

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