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WESTERN ADVENTURES.
Being Lost?Rough Roads? Fording a Eiver by
Night, &c.
Lost '?Wh,, has not been lost? Probably not
one man of country growth in a hundred has es?
caped the experience: and of all the feeiings to
which unfortunate humanity is liable, few I ima?
gine arts le-s to be envied. The Sun has strayed
to the wrong side of the heavens?the river runs
up-stream. The fence is the wrong side of the
road?the road itself has capped head for tail?
the very tree, are wrong-all as if the man had
Slept awhile and waked up in the wrong world.
Manv a time in such case, among the sunny hills
of New-England, have I suspected that I myself
had been swapped away for some other urchin by
mistake, and been fain to prick myself with a pin
to test the question of identity. But in New
England, such mistakes soon had their end. The
road followed solved the mystery; or some field,
or house, or known token, brought the wanderer
to some, place and dispelled the hallucination.?
Not in the wild West; there the lost wanderer
runs into perils of which the uninitiated little
dream The traveler rides up to the settler with
??How far to the next settlement?" 'Twelve
miles.' ''Direct mad?" 'Yes.1 "No turning
off?" ' No?keep straight ahead.' Cheered by
the point and precision of the direction, he pushes
on. Tiie road is evident, arid nothing can be
plainer than thai the man who directed him w a
man of intelligence?one who knows what he is
about. In the midst;of the eulogy, thus pouring
forth on the heart of the squatter, the road forks;
and not a mile from the jdace of inquiry. Wrath
and perplexity lake a round of fisticuffs in his bo?
om, and then he concludes to go on: for. after
all, thev way come together again. Soon a field
suddenly meets birn.nnd the road grows gradually
dimmer as he courses along the fence, in the hope
of roming on to the old track again. He follows
the fence a mile or so, and then meets what must
be the road. The direction is right; it leaves
mm field for the prairie, and besides there is none
oth< r. With a good heart he puts forward, and
riot until he has traveled some three or four miles,
fat from man or his dwelling, does lie perceive
that his road is actually leaving him. Dimmer
and dimmer it grows. Here part of it runs
round a slough; nor does it all seem to come back
again. Then tt new track has been made to avoid
-omo impediment, and it threatens always to he -
now track?every now and then a part (if his road
runs "ill" across the prairie, till all at once th<
whole road has actually left him. Some few
tracks seem to keep on, but nothing like a road,
ft; the mean time night comes on, and happy i;
he if it be not a cold or stormy one; and though h<
puts forward with what speed he can muster, ii
what he judges to be the proper direction, yf
Night settles down, and finds him trackless am
guideless in the great ocean of land. Hills ris?
out of the plain in every direction; and grove;
cloaked in shadows almost reveal themselves til
obscurity has swallowed till the universe but tin
stars, and he alone lives t<> gaze at them. !
But where will he go ? Let any man start with j
out any object to guide him, in the doterniinatio |
to proceed in a straight line, and he will com j
around upon Iiis own track in a short time,
have made some experiments, and never knew th
man who could proceed in a direct line without .
guide, for the distance of six rods. Where, thoi
should a man on a prairie, in a cloudv nigh:
without road, wander? After a sufficient numbe :
of (gyrations, and sufficient fatigue, the travclr >
concludes to tie up to a bush, if he ran find one ?
and if he has a match, to kindle a fire of prairi '
.Truss, if nothing else offers, for the sake of com
puny?or, in want of both, to hold his horse h I
the bridle, and catch a little broken, cold, dew j
??loop, in the intervals of the wolves' howling, am j
wait the light fin- further wanderings; and at a'
sufficiently rational intervals to curse the stupidit
of tin* man who could so badly direct him. 1.
truth, 1 think this business of highway directio
has never yet received iL-? share of attention,
no where meet with any book on the subject
whereas it should be subjected to rules, and taugh. |
hoys as regularly as catechisms, with diagrarm ?
Most people direct, a stranger as if they suppose, i
him a< well acquainted with the road as then ?
selves; and the result is, thai a man might as we ]
?? right and loft" a sufficient number of times, as i
dancing, and then go on, as to ask his way i
ninety-nine people out of every hundred he meot
Being at Milwnkic the frost season, and havin;
boon nicely shaken and chururd on the way ou'
1 made special inquiry for a smoother passag?
back- On this subject I had the care to secur<
the opinions of' some dozen people that had bee:
out t>> the centre of Wolworth County, who, to a
man, represented that as a prime road, and oven
way worthy to be traveled. Cheered bv such as?
surances, I -ot forward. Mile after mile, as wc
? lodged stumps and stones with even' now and i
then a whirl in a hole, well nigh deep enough to
upset us, did 1 wonder when' the good road was,
bur. concluded it must be after emerging upon the I
prairie. Accordingly of the first man 1 met I asked
tho distance out. of the woods. "Eight miles."!
?vii- the consoling reply. While 1 was meditating
upon the interminable length of eight miles, the
-horses gave a snort and came to a dead stand.?
I here lava -lough, wide, black, and deep as a
little Acheron. On the opposite side there bris?
tled a row of slumps, of such remarkable ferocity
of appearance, a, to bid defiance apparently to
<-xit. there was-nn dodging?trees and hushes. I
and deeper mires ,m each sui,. [cf, no alternative.
After suitable coaxing, the team plunged in.?
Whether or no it found any bottom, I ncverascer
tained; but tun inclined to suppose it was passed, i
?s Satan passed Chaos?
?' Wim twaii, or bands; or wings, pursues his wav
An?i swims, or sinks, or wades or creeps or riles."
At any rate, they came out as nicely plastered
with mud as you will see a swine on a summer's
day. Nor had I time to congratulate myself ?,, j
my escape, bet?r?- another presented, as like us a
bean to its brother. But the prairie was finally
passed; not so hurriedly the end of the bad road.
1 kept no 'count of the -loughs we passed; ot all
sizes; nor of the mites of marsh and stubborn
mud we dragged through; but this 1 will say, that
for superlative meanness, of all the roads I ever
passed, none can for a moment compete with tho
road from Milwakie to the centre of Woolworth;
always excepting the corduroy opening from De?
troit to xpsilunti ot former daw-. The evening
found us at Spring i'raiie; u little, rolling dry
spot of earth, of exquisite beauty?sprinkled all
-?ver w ith dwellings, and full of luxuriant grain ;
I
which, with the "grass m the greenness of Jane,
waving in the breath of evening, and gilded with
the long rays of the setting sun, presented . spot
that seemed indeed of another planet-a little
stray islet of a better world! 'Happy people,
d#se Spring pmirie folks,' thought I. Having
had much luxuriant experience in mud navigation,
niv first care was to address myself to a group of
men and inquire the road for the future. With a
lu-rubrious shake of the head one of them told me
:hat fi?r seven miles to come there was now and
hen a drv spot sticking; out of the marsh, hut that
i worse road there hardly could be. The rest
?himed in, and one told how he got sloughed, with
10 load ; and others of narrow escapes, till my mind
ivas fairly made up for the worst. As we passed
?Ii, and crossed now and then a wet spot of little
Kite. I did not cease to io?k for the- horror? in
?tore, until a huge tavern and a rising court -house
old me we were indeed at Elk Horn. I philoso
diised. and discovered that all these people were
loncsl : hut that the first lived in the woods, and
11 them a road that could be passed was a good
?tie; while the others lived on a smooth prairie,
ind to them a little inequality was a fearful obsta
?|e. I repeat it?were I to take to pedagogy.
! would give weekly lessons on highway direc?
tus.
But I am to record an adventure that did not
row out of misdirection, the details of which if
jr?t interesting to readers, irere certainly so to the
larties concerned. Years agor.e, when Indians
.vere plenty, and white women were not, in these
?arts, my friend Ralph and I had been out in the
egions of Sugar River for a hunt. After wander
tig sufficiently, and shooting sufficiently, and <ee
ng merrv deer which we dkl not shoot at, we started
or home. Jt was late in October, and tin- (Lay.
hurt at. best, threatened to be -honor still for us.
['he clouds, which had been growing dark and de
ermined, liegan tu pour down rain in heavy, sleety'
'rops; and before we could reach Rock River,
vhich we had to cross, night had fairly set in.?
Vc gave ourselves no great uneasiness, however,
s we had left our canoe snugly tied by the bank.
.1 the morning. But oh reaching the spot, what
vas our consternation to perceive it gone ! W e
rawled through the bushes, up and down the
tream, and felt for it, for seeing wes well out of
he question, but ill vain. Gone it was, and some
?d-hide had got it, down whose throat we did not
brget to wish it. But wlmt was to be done??
.'mss we must?then: was 110 shelter near us, ex
ept the skies, and they seemed at this juncture
I ?articitlarly leaky and cullender-dike?and as to
i idling for a canoe it wus mere expense. There
vas a ford near, where teams had crossed in the
iimtner; but the water was rather high, and pos
ibly cold. It was our only resource, however, and
o it we took ?urselves. By this time the rain was
tulting its merriest. The wind blew a stiff tune,
uid us to seeing, the best that could be done at. it
vas to look on shadows, and rather dark ones too.
j I'he riv er was about forty rods wide, and ran as Rock
.liver always does, as though in a luirry. We. found
j he road, however, and began to shape our course.
I Vny one who has looked long and steadily for an
j 'bject, and just as he is about to discover it has a
' ihn come over his wye, can guess how long it took
I o see any object by wIhcIi to shape our course
! (.cross the river; tuid inasmuch as the ford was a
ittle crooked, some such guide seemed convenient.
I Vt last a whitish spot seemed to appear, which
j night be the road on the other side. We started
, ti, hut the fog- was thicker near the surface of the
1 water than on the bank, or I had been deceived ;
or I could no where discern any thing but the
larknesrt. The water too was getting surprisingly
leep, and nil at once wo were getting up to our
inns. " How deep did you call this ford ?*' said
italph. ' About three feet,' said I. " Then they
nust be India Rubber ones," said he. " We are
oo far up-stream," said my friend. ' Wo are loo
ow.' said I. " Certainly too low for this depth of
vater," said Ralph, ' But what can be done ??
To swim with a gun and bag of game is not so
asv. in so swift and cold n stream. Let us try it
ligher up,' said I. But to walk up-stream in four
did a half feet water with all Rock River crowd
tig you down stream, with no foot-hold but loose
'ravel stones, is easier thought than done. So we
timed back, and regained a shoaler spot; and
laving traveled up a piece tried it again. " We
ire too high up, I t-ll yon," said Ralph, as he
dunged again into water to his chin. In short,
we tried it up-stream and we tried it down
-tream; til! neither of us had any very clear con
?option of our whereabout*. Ralph declared the
river was running the wrong way. ? Lot us call a
?ouucil of war," said 1. " Present, captain and
j irst lieutenant,7' said my friend. Now fur once.
dear reader, imagine yourself ;? jj,^ rnids>t of a
j river of an uncertain depth, in tin Ortolie,- night :
! the wind howling and the rain pelting as though
the holes in the clouds were the size of hens'eggs,
with no very definite ideas of your lotus in quo.?
" Let us go back and take a new start."' said
Ralph. 'But which shore an* you going for V I
inqtiin'd. " The one we came from.'' said he.?
' Doubtful," said I- "I am certain," said he. Now
we stumbled ssver rough gravel, then plunged into
holes. .Now the river ran like a mill race, and
then held up as if for n fresh start, while Ralph
whistled and sung alternately, as he had nwrr or
less bn*ath to spare. At last we were among the
bushes, and in a few moments had struggled by
dint of crawling and pulling through the long1
grass, upon the bank, and with no little ado found.
the mad that crossed the ford. " Her* is at it
again/' said Ralph, as he dashed into the stream
once more, ' But 1 think we are on the right bank
already.' said 1. Nothing would however convince
him: and not until 1 absolutely refused to follow,
j would in- consent to give it up and take the road,
which soon brought us to our divor. Nor would
Ralph yield the point that night, that the cabiu
had either lavn moved to tiie. wrong side of the
river, or that the river itself had turned to running
up-stream. J. A. W.
Massachusetts Remtk.vtiaky.?The numlier
of convicts in this prison on the 30th of.Sept. last,
is stated iu the report of the Inspector t?> have
been 331. Of these, 131 were received during the
Th '"~'an,i in lh'' *w time 122 were discharged.
, * ''^peuses of the Prison fur the same time were
3b.Sob 22; ami the earnings $35,8iU 2?, show?
ing an excess of expenditure over the income of
$l,61o 92.
Calvin's Person,.. Am;a.range.?A letter
pn*served in the Archa-ological collections ofGrenus;
gives us u graphic picture of Calvin's personal ap?
pearance :?" He resembles an old hermit of the <
Thebald, emaciated by vigils and fasting, his cheeks
colorless as those of a corpse, 'out Iris brilliant eves
glow with an unearthly tkt*. Hi-s figure j? slightly
bowed, the knies sevra bursting through hi.s skin",
but hi* step is steady and his tread firm."
i
Dr- Noah Wibswr.?It is sad to see that vete?
ran in leitet s, the venerable Dr. Webster, compelled,
on the wintrv verge of the autumn of life, to turn
literary constable, and endeavor, almost single
banded, to drivr? the multitudinous herd of poach?
ers from his ancient and rightful province in litera?
ture. And it is sad, too. that he who is truly and
great I v a benefactor to his race, must leave it for
posterity to adjust his reputation to hi- character,
and award to his name, when he no longer remain
to enjov it. that honor which is due to his merit,
and which is so covetously withheld from him while
living. Of the millions who have been indebted to
Noah Webster for the liest means of rudiments]
education in the English language, ever enjoyed by
human beings, scarcely a thousand, perhaps, have
had anv more consciousness of thar indebtedness,
than thev have of their indebtedness tc God fnr the
air they breathe; and scarcely ten. if. indeed, five
have dulv appreciated the merits of their benefac?
tor. Iti truth, few are competent to form a just es?
timate of the value of such labors as Dr. Webster?;
for few have anv conception of what these Jailor
have been, and what ha- been their effect in this
Country, and even in ihr- Mother Country. Bur
the truth i-. thnt no man has done better sendee for
the English Language than Noah Webster.
Dr. Johnson was, in hi* dav, a literary mammoth,
and perhaps had a richer fancy and more varied ac?
complishments as a literary man. than Dr. Webster,
but a? a philologist and lexicographer, he was less
erudite atid less accurate. And in our time-. Or
Webster stands, alone. There is nothing to com?
pare with him. Richardson has done for Home
Tooke what Dunlap has tor West tilled np the out?
lines of the master, and for the litr rarv antiquary
Richardson's Dictionary is a very valuable work,
but as an English Dictionary for the even- day use
of those who are" not indebted to letters, it is of
little value, and will soon bp found only on the
shelves of the curious and critical in literature,
while Dr. Webster's Dictionary will continue to he
come more and more the standard work, not only
throughout thi? Country, but wherever the English
Language is spoken.
But Dr. Webster has probably done less for the
English language in our country by his dictionary
than by his spelling-book. But for the all-prevail?
ing presence of this bonk throughout our wide ex?
tended country, nothing could have saved us from
as great a diversity of dialects as there is in Eng?
land. Wc have some few phrases peculiar to dif?
ferent sections of our country, yet as n general fact
the whole land has hut one tongue, one dialect.?
And this is principally owing to the fact that near?
ly everv one who has learned to read, has acquired
his rudiments from Webster's spelling-book, nr
some other upellihg-book compile*! from Webster's;
and only so far excellent as it was a compilation
from his. For it vt a truth not to be denied nor
concealed, that, of the numerous books of tins kind,
which, during the last quarter of u century, have
been introduced into our schools as improvements
on Webster's, if nil that thev owe to the labors of
Webster were taken from them, scarcely one ol
them woidd have merit enough left to render if
worthy of being preserved from the flames. Be?
sides, it is probably true that Dr. Webster is the
only man in our country who ever made a spelling
book with the paramount purpose of benefiting
the language and the people. Musi, if not all
others, who moke books of this kind, make them,
not from an honest and intelligent conviction thnt
the public, good demandsthem, but becausetliey hope
to make them the means of pecuniary emolument.
Actuated by a spirit, of tins kind, multitudes of lite?
rary loafers and bookmakers' bucks havti been em?
ployed in?manufacturing ''school books." very
greatly to the injury of the cause of education. J
do not mean to imply that Dr. Webster has labor?
ed for fifty years without any regard to it pecunia?
ry, recompense; but I mean to say that the para?
mount motive which has led him through half a
century of severe literary toil, has been of a far
higher, and nobler; and more philanthropic charac?
ter. And he may rest assured that though poach?
ers and pirates may infest the borders of his em?
pire and enrich themselves with the spoils which
lie can spare without impoverishmeMt, yet it will
hi; long pre the sceptre of his dominion will part
from him. [Hampshire Gazette.
Tracing a I'kdigrek.?A Shah ot Persia had
u superb war-horse brought to him for sale, and
called his officers round him in front of his palace;
to judge of the animal's value ; a gang of slaves,
with their task-masters, crossed the court at the
same time, and one of them, a ('reek, paused to
look at tho horse. " And what do you think of
the purchase?" said the Shah, rather contemptu?
ously. " The horse is a good one, Sire." replied
the Greek; "bin I will pawn my life?which for
a slave is not much?that he was suckled by nn
ass." Suckled by an ass! It was impossible!?
But the ravner of the steed being sent for, confirmed
the statement. The mare who foaled him had
died, and a she ass, who was jn milk, had been his
foster mother. " By the hump of the holy camel,"
exclaimed the Shah. " the Christian dog has brains:
give him half a loaf a day at the expense of the
public." The Greek's penetration disturbed the
mind of the descendant, of Ah' ; he thought inces?
santly of asses. Shortly oftervyards, among his
treasures, he discovered a cosily jasper. ?"' Inshal
Iah ! 1 will have this carved juto a spacious cup,''
said he, " from which I will quaff sherbet to the
honor of our prophet; and that Greek, he of the
ass, shall do the work.'' " Light of the Sun !"
said the Greek, his task being proposed to him.
" this stone, contains an animal." Allah Kerim !
This was too much,' Bot the stone was sawed in
two. and a lizard was found in the middje. " There
is but one God !" said the Shah. " By the beard
of the Prophet upon which be eternal oil of roses.
Give him a whole loaf a day, ut tin" public ex?
pense," said the Shah; Some time after this his
highness the Shah was seized with a doubt as to
his own legitimacy. It was & nice point for a king
to inquire;into; but yet he had misgiving- thru
Ali Mohammed had not at all points been Iiis pro?
genitor.
The Greek was this tima privately sent for.
'* You," said the Shah, moodily, '?you. who
rule the stars, tell me, I commune! you. what was
my father?" " I have no control over the stars,"
replied the Greek. " or I should scarcely have re?
mained so long a prisoner: but as far as I can
judge from observation. 1 should take your High
ness's father to have been a baker." On this the
Shah pondered more than ever. At times ho deep?
ly blamed his mother. Once he thought of re?
signing the i i own At length he once more or?
dered the Greek to be brotjght before him. " Tell
me. 0 Christian, most accursed!" -aid the Shah.
?? sinec I am tin* son of a bakrr, (may the eternal
ovens be his portion!) tell me the particular mani?
pulator of flour to whom I owe my being."?
?? Your Highness's command." returned the Greek,
" passes my" capacity to obey, I have no newer
over Genii, but derive my knowledge, little rts it is.
from close observation and comparison of proba-!
bilities." " But how., indes? by magic ar'." asked
the kimr. ??could you know thar my horse had been
nursed by an ass .'" ?? It was because such foster?
ing ih my country, Sire, is not uncommon; and
that horses so nursed actptire frum imitation a pe?
culiar rnnde. of carrying their ears." ?? Bismil
lah! but how did yoi;discover,"returned the Shah.
?? thnt there was a lizard within ;hr jewel ?" " It
was, your Highness, that I have before, in my
travel-, seen such prodigies: and that a certain
opacity about tiw gentre of the stone in question,
made me suppose the fact in this narticuiar case.
'? But. whisker of the Prophet's cat.'-' exclaimed
the puzzled Prince. ?? what could lead von to sus?
pect that I am the -on <d" a baker.'" " Pardon
me.sire,but it was a circumstance m your HighnessV
own conduct.'' " In my own conduct, <la%*e ? Teil
it. or, son of a dog. this moment is your last.''?
'" When I first told your highness that tho horse
veu had bought had been nursed bv an ass, your
Highness commended rriy knowledge and ordered
half a loaf of bread to Ik* given io mi; " I
did. ' rejoined the Shah. ?' When a second rime; <
I discovered to your Highness that the globe of jas- j
per contained an animal .your Highness set my wis-!
dom above that of ytwr whole Court, and ordered I
that I should receive a whole loaf of bread." I j
did; but what of all this?" cried the impatient j
Shah. " On this, sire, I pondered ; and I said j
within myself, if The sous of Kings pay good ser?
vices with treasures, and with honors, with thanks
and with jewels, with high offices, and with sums
of gold. He whose farthest conception of large?
ness is giving a loal"of bread, can be no other than
the -on r>f a baker.*' Thi.- hint afforded the Shah
a good opportunity of proving his legitimacy, and.
o* course, succeeded.
Anecdote of Thomas Paine!?0n< very warm
evening about twehryyears ago, possl ig the bouse
I where Thomas boarded, the low? r w w as open
and seeing him sitting close !?-.-. and being on speak?
ing terms, I stepped in for a half h air's chat: seven
nr eight of his friend.- were also present, whose
doubt< and his own, lie was laboring to remove oy
a long talk about th" story of Joshua commantlms
' the Sun and .Moon to stand still. &c, and concluded
by denouncing the H?de as the worst "i books, and
that it had occasioned more mL?chicf and bloodshed
than any other book ever printed?mid was be?
lieved onlv hv fool* and designing knaves, ?S:c.
Hi re he paused, and while )!?? was replenishing
his tumbler with his favorite brandy and water, a
person, who I afterward found was nn intruder,
like myself, asked Mr. Paine if ever he was in
Scotland ??The answer was yes. So have I boon,
continues the speaker; and the Scotch are the
greatest bigots with the Bible 1 ? ver ?ir i
their school book : their houses and their churches
are furnished with Bible-, and if they travel but a
few miles from home, their Bible is always their
companion; jet. continues the speaker, in no coun?
try where 1 have traveled have I -con the people
so comfortable and happy; their poor, are noi in
such abject poverty as I have seen mother coun?
tries:; by their bigoted system of going to Church
on Sundays, they savo the wage- which they cam
through the week, which in other countries that I
have visited, is generally spent by mechanics and
other young men in taverns and frolics on Sunday.-:
and of all the foreigners who land <>u our shores
none are so much sought after for sen-ants, and to
till place-where trust is reposed, as the Scotch:
you rarclv find them in taverns, the watch-house,
alms-house, bridewell, or State Prison. Now, -ays
he. if the Bible i- so bad a book, those who use it
must must he the worst nfpeopl-buttht reverse
is the case. This was a sort of argument Paine
was hot prepared to answer, and an historical fact
which could not !?? denied?so without saying a
word, he lifted u candle front the table, and walked
up stairs: his disciplcs.slipped out one by-one, and
left the speaker and myself to enjoy the scene.
Office of Jefferson Insurance Co.
Neu York, Jan. 13; 1842.
N ELECTION for Directors of this
Company for the ensuing year will be held nt tiieir of
rice. No, 47 Wall street, on Monday the 7th day of February
next.
Poll open trom 12 o'clock M. until 1 P. M.
jl8tf* GF.O. .1. HOPE. Secretary.
Office of Tar. L t. Insurance Co.
No. 3 Front -t. Brookhvn.
DIVIDEND?The Board of Directors
have declared n semi-annual dividend ?? G per cent;
on the capital stock; payable to the stockholders or llieir le?
gal representatives, oh and after the 5th in-t.
S. ALPHEUS SMITH, Secretary.
Brooklyn, .'an. 5, l' l-i._j7 Iwi
THE 11 OV? KD INS IK MC E i1 < > M
pany? Capital 8^,000; Office So. 54 Wall -t. This
Company continues to make insuranceagainst loss or dam
are hv lire, and inland navigation.
directors
Rensselaer Havens, William Couch,
Najah Taylor, B. L. Wbbllcy,
(.?(?melius W. Lawrence. Mteah Baldwin,
J. Phillips Phoenix; Nathaniel Weed.
John Morrison, Fanning C. 'I'ticker,
Joseph B. Varnuni, Metgs D- Benjamin;
David I.<e. John Kan kin.
Caleb (). Halsted, John I). Wolfe,
William W. Todd, Ferdinand Suydam,
Henry G. Thompson.
r, HAVENS; President.
Lewis Phillips, Secretary. di?
JEFFERSON INSURANCE COMP A
ny, Office No. 47 Wall-t. corner of Hanover st?This
Company continues tn insure a trnio-t |n?s nr damage by Fire,
on Buildings; Goods; Wares or Merchandize generally : also
on Vessels and Cargoes, against loss or damage by inland
navigation, on as favorable terms as any oilier ?ifioe.
DIRECTORS:
Thomas W. TuorHc, David Rogers; M. D.
John Morss, B. lt. Robson, M, D.
Tlios. T. WoodruiT, John C. Merritt,
John R. Davisou, Joseph Drake,
Francis P. Sage, Moses Tucker.
John II. Lee, Caleb C. Tunis
Thomson Price, James R. Whiting,
Anson Baker, Joseph Allen,
William St.hbm-. .Martin Hoffman,
Samuel Underbill; Elisha Riggs.
THOMAS W, THORXE, President
(Jf.orce T. Hope, Secretary. dStl
UTUAL pSURANCE^Oii Dwelt
ing House* and Furnitur' onlv, prohLs returned to
the Assured ?THE HOUSEHOLDERS! MUTUAL IN
SURANCE COMPANY, Office J? Merchants' F.xchnnge,
corner of William and Wallstreets. The attention of l louse
holders is respectfully requested to the annexed plan for
separating the insurance of Dwelling Houses and Funii
ture, from that of stores and Merchandise.
It is well known that almost all the losses incurred in the
business of insurance, are the result of the burning of valua?
ble -tores and costly goods.
This increasrs the expense of insurance to the househ?ld
er, and may possibly deprive him of the very .rity tor
which be pays his premium, as was i he case in the '/real tire
of 18.15, when the whole capital- nt *o many insurance coin
panics were totally lo?t by the destruction of this kind of
property; and many dwellings left for a time wholly un?
protected by insurance.
Another feature recommended to your attention, is the
division of the profus among those who are insurrttl by this
Company,
The cash payments or nremiaiCS (.7111 a fund, which, af?
ter paying expenses and losses, i? represented by scripi ani!
i- Issued to the assured in proportion to the amount n| their
in-urance, which is thus obtained at cost; anil should the'!
business of the Company at all realize the expectations oi
tin* directors the expenses; of insurance upon dWelling
hou.-es and furniture will be diminished by more than one
halfofthe {present rates, by reason of the return of the earned
premiums.'
This Cn'otpany is prenarsd fc insure again-1 loss or lam
age by tire, Dwelling Hou'.-es Household Furniture, Plate,
Family Stores, Libraries, Picture-, Statuary; Cabinets of
Minerals and otlier objects Anatomical Collet ti<>n-. arid all
Hou-ehold Property; ordinarily kepi in dwelling houses.
Every person insuring with thi- Company is intitled to one
vote for each hundred dollar- insured.
The rates of insurance and all other part ilarsi ny be
obtained on application at the office of the C? mp ii ,.
DIRECTORS:
Gub'an C, VrrplancJ,, A. Robertson Rodg rs,
Robert Henrv Ludlbw, Samuel Martin.
William H. Harisnn, FrederickSchuch
Daniel Seymour; Stephen Cambn Lii _?.
Frederic Depayster;
A. Ii. RODGERS; I esident.
B. C. TAYLOR; S? i retary.
W. H. HARISON, Counsel.
j27 2weod_JAM KS WEBB, Surveyor.
F- IRE INSURANCE by the MECHAN?
ICS' FIRE INSURANCE COMPAAT,.of Newark,
N. J.?chartered in 1824.?-Applications for Insurance or the
renewal of Policies will he attended to byj. L. Baldwin, 3.1
Spruce street, New -York.
W. A. MYER, President
It INKIN, \ ice President.
Newark, Julv 2a. 18-it._fj lw
GROCERS' PICKLES! Grocers'
Pickles Superior qualitvof Grocers' Pickles, in anv
quantity, for -aU hv JOHN BROAJI, JO Fulton it'
ja!8 J*m
BOYD'S BLEACHING"PO\VT>ER ~
100 casks Boyd's celebrated Bleaching Powder, just
received and for sale bv
jy22_PERS5E k BROOKS, 01 Li berry st.
TO C A B I N E T MA KERS.-^-6 and
Cj inch welded bend BED SCREWS,
SOFA SPRINGS, CHAIR )\'EBB I.NO. i.e.
Ju-t received anil for ,-aie bv
M. R. WHITNEY .t Co. hnporters of Hardware,
ja2fl 2w' 1-J3 Chatham square, a-ar June- -r.
BILLS OF EXCHANGE on alft^?rls'
of England, Ireland, and Scotland, in sums nt 51.10,
15, and 20i., in any amount, for sale by
" S. J. SYLVESTER, 22 Wallstreet,
j29_and 130 Broadway.
TTNXWRENT MONEY of all kituTs i
v-/ parchasrd at the best market rates, by
S. J. SYLVESTER, 22 Wall-street,
j29 and VJ0 Broadway.
COLLECTIONS on all parts of the
United States made on the most favorable terms, by
S. J. SYLVESTER, 22 Wallstreet,
j?9 _and 130 Broadway.
COMPOSITION ROLLE R3 of the beat
materials and quauty, and ?/ .. 1 fizes, cast at die Of
i tice.oCtheXew World. Inquire of j. W. RJCHuLRDS; in
Ltie Press Room, (liasemenL) _au24 tf
J"^l^TS"BOO K-K EEi^N^PTiFdished
and for sale ai IS2 Broadway. Pricr SI 50. Instruction
is given by the author a-, hitherto in Book-keeping and ail
other duties of the ue-fc privately, if di sired. Applicants
who reqmre i; wiL' he cheerfulli re?rre? to termer pupQs,
who are B-xilukeepers.
j31 lm*^_THO.V tS JONES. AccocnnmL
CAPS! CAPS!! CAPS!!!?Just re
ceis-ed bv the ?ub-cr her. '^2 Bowerv, one case of the
much admiral and fashionable Ladles' Night Cap*. All in
want thereof weald* do well u improve th> opnortunitv
?i call soon, as they will be soli at reduced prices, wbole
x and r^-v?l, at No. 132 Bowen.
MORRIS I- WALD, No. 122 Bowery.
New-York. 31st January'i"1*42. fl iw
]VOTIGE TO CREDIT0RS?All persons h?v
LT ing claims agai?s-t Willet Place are reqnested to :'ar
iiL'h an account thereof, dul?- authenticated, to the subscri?
ber on or before the fifth dav of Febrnarv next, at his store,
No. 14 Cedarstrwt, in this city.
*5 SCHURE MAN HALSTED, Assignee.
COAL! COAL!!?At Reduced Prices
Peach Orchard, Red .\sh^Broken and Screened in thi
Yard, delivered cartage free, to_ck-se a consignment, at thi
following prices viz:
Lare> Nnt.?> 50
Broken and Egg.? I ??
Lehigh, any sii'-." 5o
Liverpool...
S. B.?"B!.?ck>Jii!tlP* Owl. S3 50.
Yard 504 W'aslungton street, near Spring.
ci-25 3ra- T. B. GtERNZEY
V Co.
?Q PER
ip , / Coat, large
E
PEACH ORCHARD Nut Coal at Lack
awana Price.-.? Real Peach Orchard, Red A-h. lantt
Nut Coal, doubly screened and defivered to any p-irt of tn<
city, free or' cartage, at.$7 50
Broken rvr Egg. S 5?)
Lehigh. S pi)
Screened Liverpool.11 00
Apblv at Yard, 504 Washington -t. near Spring. d25 3m'
P~E R CH^DRON r^V^ls E mi
-ize and of a superior quality for family
-,. tor ?die in ic-5 to ?uit purchasers; ^"?^?.^ ?
WARD BROWNE,
^27 Conner of Laighl and Wa-hinirren >t
A A; p B R ClLVJLPRON.--^ralls End
coal, suitable for ramily use, being of handsom?
size and first quality, for saJemiott to by
}a26 Co.ner of Laight and W.vdnngton st_
/~< I'DERBlLI/i* GERMAN PLASTER
\T? v ni?st effectual remedv for the followingcomphuats
-Com-'. Cut-. Bruaies, Bums," Yeiou.-. Salt Rheum,.Tevei
Sores Sore Throat, -vc In Boxes from one to tour shillings
This Plaster has been used tor diese -even yearswitli -real
success, and those who once make use ol itwallhnd it very
useful in their families, a- thousands can already testily-? ?
trial will he a sufficient recommendation. Sold hy Mr. (ra
mer, Proprietor, 168 Wooster-streel near Houston; J. < .
Tran-, 17o Bowerv: E. II. Tripp, 167 Divtston-street: Mrs.
Sparling. 11 Second Avenue? E. B. Little, comer Houston
and Caunon-sL; George Thompson, corner ot Hudson and
Christopher-street .
Brooklyn?Mr; Newal, 159 Nassau-st; Mrs. Reed's Thread
an<l Needle store; Fu!ton-*t._;i lm*_
NGLISH NEWSPAPERS. MAGA
_Jj 7.I.VES. BOOKS AMD PRINTS.?Traisa t Ian tic
Newspaper Office, Liverpool.
CHARLES WILLMER, of Liverpool, -uppiie- the Ame?
rican public with BRITISH NEWSPAPERS. MAGA?
ZINES, BOOKS, and PRINTS, on the most advantageous
terms. He forwards the very latest edition- of all the Lon?
don and Provincial Newspapers, Shipping Lists, Price Cur?
rent*, Sic. iic. as well as those from all parts of the European
Continent, bv the Steamers and Lihersfroin Liverpool. Lon
donand Bris'tol, and the Magazines, Book-, and Prints/as
-Twin as published.
HL* chanre for a London Daily Paper is ?~ 3?? r>r a iveek
lv one published at Fivepencej x,i 3sv 10d;:or Sixpence.
jLv I R$. 2d per annum ; all the Magazines, Books, or Prints
be -uppiie- ar the -ame price- as they are charged by the
publisher* in London.
All orders should; to nreventdisappointment,be addressed
Charles" in full, an I neu.- Will be attended to miles- ac?
companied l>y a remittance or reference for payment, three
month- in advance; on some Liverpool or London bouse.
p. Si?New? Letters,c? mprisingan epifomcoTevery thing
interestin r to American or Canadian reader-, furnished on
reasonable term*. _fj tawly
BULLIONS'S SERIES OF GRAMr
MARS?Tie- following statements respecting the Eng?
lish and die Greek Grammar-'from persons eminent for their
learning and devotion to the cause of education may aflonl
some guarantee to die public for the character o( these
works:
We have examined the second edition oCDr. Bullion.*.*
Greek Grammar, and consider it upon the whole the best
Grammar of the Greek language with which we are ac?
quainted. The parts to he committed to memory an- both
concise and comprehesive, the illustration.* arc lull without
prolixitv, anil the arrangement natural and Judicious. The
present'edition i- considerably reduced in size from the form?
er without at all impairing it* value. It discovers in its com
pilati.nich IjIm.i- and research as well a- sound bulge
uietit. We are persuaded that die general u>e ot it in our
Gr?mmar Scnools and Acadehiies would facilitate:the ac
mii-itii'ii of a tlioro?;.rh Kriowledgeof the lauguaee. Judi
cious teachers pursuing the plan marked but by the author
m his preface would usually conduct thrir pupil* to a com?
petent knowledge of die language in a les< lime by several
months than by die systems formerly in use. We therefore
?rive it our cordial commendation.
KLIPHALET NOTT.
It. PROUDPIT.
ALONZO POTTER.
Union College, December !:). la to.
Published bv CLEMENT PACKARD,
l i 130 Pearl street, New-York.
For sale bv the principal Booksellers in the United States,
H() B E ' S PATENT METALLIC
SLIDE EXTENSION DINING TABLES.?These
Tables are decidedly mpcridr to all other Extension Dining
Tables that have ever Iteen made, and are therefore recom?
mended to public attention. The difficulty attending those
of former construction in opening and -hutting is well
known, and ha-done much to Ii mit their n.-e; but all the-e
difficulties have been remedied in the Patent Tables, as the
-lides herein used have metallic connections offn particular
construction, and are nor liable lo run heavy on account of
die alternate swelling and shrinking of the wood, in damp or
dry weather. These tables always run easy, whether they
he'placed in the hottest parlor, where the wood frequently
warp-, or in a drimp place, and are therefore to he recom?
mended also for the use of steamboats: they are beside* n
more splendid and more durable article than any before
manufactured?nr-- made in all desirable form- and pattern-,
and of anv length required.
The pabiic i- resiiectfully invited lo call at the Ware
rooms pi the subscriber, No. 140 Grand, corner of Elm sb,
in the new large building of'the New-York Public School
Society; where the article may lie examined,
ji t fmeoii " ('. P. HOBE, Patenlee.
TO -M EMB E RSr OF THE BAR ?
PRACTICE IN BANKRCPTCY?Rules and Regu?
lation-; adopted by the Circuit and District Court-, to which
i- added a table of Fees.
A COMMENTARY on the Bankrupt Law, -bowing it
operation and effect
THE BANKRUPT LAW/ in pamphlet form.
Practical Forms for Cases in ltr,rikru)>tcy done up in *et<
required in each case.
N. B. Will be published on Wednesday next, ? A new ed?
ition of the Bankrupt Law with a copious ilijestod Index re
ferritig to the Law hy Clause-. By means of tin- Index in
-tnntaiieeous reference may he had to any of its provision*!
which are so arranged a- to bring tliose hearing ii[)on each
particular point in view at once;
IIENRYANSTICE, Law Blank Publisher.and
f 1 if Stationer, cor. of Cedar and Nassau -is.
?NKRUPT LAW?\J. S. COURT.?
DUTCIIER, REYNOLDS L PLATT, Proctor* and
Counsellors; 82 Merchant.-' Exchange. City of New-York,
having made arrangements for the purjib-ej are prepared to
attend to applications under this Law in this City anil from
oilier parts of the Southern District of New York. fJ -1m
CAUTION.?All persons ire hereby for?
bid paying over any mrttwys dio me in: tend lo Wn;
IL Taylor, as lie is not authorised to ri eeive or collect any
liilU where I have supplied Coal from my Yard.
jLti rjf J. tek'bEI.i.. corner J tuf fsbn and "Amos-st-.
R A P E VINE PR]LrNllSTG.?Grape
.jl" Yini-s ])ri!iie ! in the hcsl niatmer, at much below li e
ubual price. Order* left at the Garden, No, 30 Eeasl Se
enteendeSj/cpt, irnrnediatedj ."-to: ':4th A venue; and Un u
Square, or at the sio'r.- of 'dr. ){. Eraser, -ISf, iiroadv.c.y,
lie panctually attended to. YJn Jm*
_f)T \~T^~f:;lTTn:NTyc'
TRI ST! ES, 'ili ?Tl . r-i-nerl . tend- to the
irr.i gem ?' \Ct;o^. N'J'sSm ? . ? . y descrip?bii, in ill
uudertalii die ?djiis?iietii of such as ' ave bef. aegleci
Ii isely kej Having tin ailvanl ?oi ainple experience,
he ?-? -?;.-<-1 in1. v oilers his assistance to Menof-JSusiiiess; either
in the settlement i f cfjmplicatetl ulairs of partnerships,
? r. suggesting tbe inosl siipple, conciseap<t approved form
: r lu management of thrir accounts.
THOMAS JONES, Accountant, 183 Broadway,
Rrf>xenc<?j i i. Haggi rtv Sc Son-, 1>)H Pearl-street
A, Hi:. i>zTk Co. Ml Broadway,
w. H. Priest, Accountant,
W di Austen, \V ilmi rding i. Co.
II. .-sehaper, with Prune, Ward i. Kim .
s. h Pierson, with A. Tappanit Co.
M. S Wbittemore,
end lm" With Cutter, Bulkiey, ?rerritt Ii Cp,
B~R(JS\iroMPAN^r*S BIcachand Pey
Worksi at West Farm-, twelve miles from the City of
New-York. The Bronx Company bleach and finish in
die best sfyls aJJ kind, of Cotton Good-. They also Dys
Glaze, Emboss and h'ini-h al! kinds of Canlbrici, and ?mi*
IjOsS Silk-, Velvet*', Sic. in the best manner. ' '?
YANDERVGOUT k HAYWARD, Agents,
No, 'i9 Pine st
(too--- received and delivered to any part of the city.
ja20 4w Iwis Own.
?T-VLT RH ELM.?Trufant's remedy, a
k5 certain cure for SaJtRlieuin, Barber's Itch, ScaldJIead,
Ring Worm', and all other cutaneous diseases. The ju.-t cel?
ebrity this remedy lias obtained in the Eastern States ha- in?
duced the proprietor to establish Agents in thi- citv, assured
that all; after giving it a fair trial, will be convinced of it* be?
neficial trffecU Tb-.- i. -r-iieat? fr im wrjicb di - tea isnpidti
is conipose?) ofs?me ofdu- ihbSi active veg^taliie agents, for
purifying the blood, there!,ydoingaway'wldi the necessity?f
using die -yrup of sarsaparilla, which is often prepared" in?
accurately and always cohtiining a large amount ni sacchar?
ine matter w inch tends to derange the stomach and retard
thr cure oi the disease.
Below i- a certificate signed br a number of the most re?
spectable citizen- of Bath, Maine
The undeisigned; inhabitants o?Badi;cexdfy?iat wc n
used the metlicine prepared by Vj'iili.-.m li. Trufant as a're?
medy tor the Salt Rheum, an.! have found it th?- best wr have
ev.-r known; and havutgno doubt that it Lj a valuable ?li
covery, take die liberty to re-pmmend it lo all who are if:
dieted with that inv.-rate malady.
Daniel Marstonj Jr. NauVL Swasy
Thomas Donnel), William Gardiner,
Ehvil Robin-on, Jhk*- Russell,
A. L. Stimson, A. W. Turner,
James Hamilton, Aaron Dnnnell,
Henry C. Donnel!, Martin Anderson,
Thos. P. I. Webb, ElL-ha Higgins,
Luke Lautbare), H. B. Webb, Jr.
Baih, May I, 18^6
Gf-n'-ral Atrent. B.' R. Smith, sorrier Fulton and Water-tt., i
N w.Y'ork: and for sale a' Bush, 81 Barclay-^t, Grfines, 150
DiviMon-st: Watson; 30 Catharine-!.; Cornstock it Co., 71 I
Maiden Lane; M-lnor, 192 Broadway corner John; Chilton, I
30* Canal-st; Symes, ?2 Bowery; Gilheas, 110 Fulton-st:
and 222 Bow ery.
Brooklyn. Jarnes W. Smith's, cor. Fulton and Snddab^ts
Newark, f. M. De Cipler, 152 Braad^t. fl lmeol
PURSUANT to an order made by the Honorable
K Frederick A. Talimadge, Recorder of the City of New
\ ork, BoMer die sixrh amcle of the first tide of the nfth chan?
ter ot the second part of the Revised Statutes, all persona i -
lebted to Corr.ehus S. Grirhn, of the citv of New-York, are
required; to render to the undesigned, aviguee, an account
v. all aebts and iumsof money.owmg by diem respectively,
md to pay the same to said assignee, and all r>>rsoo* havin?
n their poesesstou any property or rfftxts ofsaid Corneliul
s. trnthn, and all creditors of ih? said Cornelius P. Griffin,
ire requested to deliver'the same and' ttieir'respective ac
tpunts and demands to him at his office, on or befor* the
Jighth day ot March next EDWA?D W. BISHOP
J25 dgnon,ey 311(1 CoaflSeber, 27 Beekman-st, Assignee!
e nPHTS CORDIAL relieves DvSpepsi, w
the mces?ve organs, and reston, to?n to ta???!3?*
Itcure-Nmi.Woiis ami Skk Headache amr2zZ5*
etermnmuoool Mood md* head. u>?lg^?
\poplexy. Tt fcafco osefnl in Affect.mi of *; t
fs very efficacious lu Pbtalence, ChoBe; and Trtb*-^
the stOO?< Ii au?, intestina Ii K v.-rv -erv avalT *
i>orrhu?a, Chlorosis, Leucorrixea. IR?terii?. an,! '--,?"? As*
<-a-?--. In convalescence,froni ?^ver-au.'^u,cr J*^'?-??
-a>e-. It ?peedlly restores strength. The wjed ^T1'.'?*?
? and persons of sedentary habit.-' proste to coszrrenn? ?*3
?offer from lossot appetite, experience great ber^stTr1
. t. Soldat 192 Fulton ss. 5*?f Broadway ami ???siSL6"*
jalt) Inj * ?o?^
(^"? T IC E TO Rri?;nrRKD^i7p;
11 SONS.?Dr, A G H?LL, No. ; Vesey * ?
1 '.-> ti-,\yewA'ork.-~Tersoas afflicted with Rajx^a**
, rely u|k>h the best instrumental aid tin* world affl^k'(Jfi,^
?Hcauoaat his procc?>A'escv.st. NeAVrYorit,or.tortS?
his ntn?eroas ig?':its in the ch>?*fto\\iisoft& Uniteij Si'.'*'
Parent< most be isauvfolto examine :lie bar' t^ oi j?"
Hull's Trasse*. :<i see if thevarc eudtirss,i J). uP-i^.
writing. None ixhier are genuine nr :<> be relied on'*, ?r.f
. Dr. Halt guarantees cures.to all otherwise, healthy
I who call at his office for treatment If the core be not net
. cal and permanent, so as to preciude the mve?.tv of
ing any tni?.? wnnteverj the money advanced i- rv-tarj*,} .1'
tie expiration 01 the term specified for the core,i?h?t?J
progress the r upture may have made toward enidicatica
A eotnpeiei ? ?1:r..?>n of i5 year-' exr>erienee' in the an a
Trashing Ruptures, Ls in constant attendance at Dr Hri?
office. ?'
; Children und? 12 years nniversallv cored withb? fani
expense than the cost of the Truss. The radical curtly
been under progressive practical improvement for b-on
; than 2?' year* past in Dr. Hull's Tnis> Office, and f?S
brought to?a state of unrivalled perfection.
1 Many treai h?fr?es asjents have undertaken to vend "15s,
doas 01 Dr. Hull's celebrated Hmgc and Pivot Truss iV
easy and saw r. lention of Ruptures. These imitations*?
not he relied on?they are made ta- oiwkitful snixreomS
mechanics, and are no hetter than the ordinary Tras^
die roarfci t. Tl-e genuine haw mv fia? name iti wriiui? "
jl!) Im_ AMOS u. ui:u. ' ci:t
TTi'NT'S V.vetahle Cough ('nti(iv.~..
X J An infaJUbl? remtniy for coughs, colds tamtena v
in fact Tor nearly ev.-ry primary affection of the tangs TO
celebrated compasetl ? ofleresl hy the proprietor with i'u
tallest confidence of its efficacy and usefulnesc. It;. '?'
of the !??-: materials, and contains the extractoT.tie?iiy ,
herb famous for medical \ii:i;e*. impnaxed bv a proce*
known only to tiie P.opnet.ir. and he warrants It t*hs- frrc
every deleterious ingredient. He cliaUcngct roroparwii '
with any odier veiretnblo compouml in this city^ ktiewkir?
he doesthat invalids will, ?lter a tair au*i ininnttia] tna|*>
cide that bus 1 nhdv is the much wante?! 'Multuni in Par, ,
For sale l>v the Proprietor; No. 436 Grand, cornar ot' P;
-tre<t. Price Gl cents, or SO cents per IK jl<>la .
DISH ON 1 ?: S T \ K X I'O s F. D.--U
subscriber bason haiM WjiJOO botlies H \ AKL.FM OIL
which he warran? to be genuine. Ills motto i*"llonnn
the 1)?-?'. ;?)[;cy."
The sulnscriber would here express his regm?iatsomait
of his fellow citizens have hitherto psjrmittetl thettwivn.?
be.deceived and imposetl upon by dishonest men, qtnrh
auctioneersi and pretenders who offer tn -??it what thejni
Hanrlatui OH at fourteen shillings per gross!
Attend strictly to the follfc.? inir: Wnipper- printed intv
German language and those ?ith thirty-sis heaiUarebifi?
ably spurious; iiml of those j?rintetl-iu die Fngltshnotnitirt
than one but ??>( a hundred is CPJmine,.most ofthembtcM i
nrintotl in New-York. All genuine ones nre En?|i>h,aa: |
liave my name and residen? e printed on them. Ttusikday
liy .Mr. Tilly, the manufneturer i? irollaiuit 'I'hey harrstv.
mv written ?i^im:are.
This Hnnrl.Tin Oil is useil for n vnrietv of ?/is,..i<es h
needs no punlng; ii< use always secure* itsrexommsadi.
tii>n. Coughs and elds are cured by it v\ i?iout pnffintrji 1 <
the stvle >'t* Candv dealers.
N. B.?The uiulersigned sells the l?'-t Candies (Stwrnl
I in New-York, but he don't sell Cough Candies tocun><co
sumption; sprained ankles and toatliache; he leaves 'Join
large dealers and medical gentleman.
N. Jl.?Genuine German Cologne Wi.jer initv^nei! hv tt- 1
undersigned. CJHUSTIAN SYLVESTER,
K.'.ui v Store, No. l-l Easi Broadwav,
One door above Pike??.
X. B.?Wanted at the ;d>ove place a few dozen of theg?
ported BRITISH ??IL. da
O AN OS'S REMEDY FOR SALT
O RUEUM.?" Warranted to run-."?Salt Rheim, Riap
worm. Tetter, Scald Head; Barber's or Jackson Itch, Ecn
ma, Psoriasis, Pnhn?ria, and other dLsoases of the ?kiu,r!
safely; certainly and effectually cured by the useiofSuln
Remedy, which has now l>e, ;i testeil in more than sijij^j,.
-and different cases of the nbove dlsenses; without baric;
tailed in any w here the directions are attended to. Them
paralleled Success of this remedy in curing >Ii*?*ases of tit
-Iiin is \\ IthOUt euual in the history of medicine. TheCoc.
pound Syrup of Sarsaparilln Is recommended to he ossi
with the Remedy, as it tend- to throw nut Uom the hivs
anil system gencrallv all the unhealthy humor coaiicdtd
with the diseases; nnd the application of the remedy emr
nnlly at the same time, entirely eradicates it fnim incsj?
t?m. The remedy is perfectly harmless m it- openititw.iac
may he applied u ith safety even to the skin of tluMrinlran
infant. Testimonials of its efficacy are <laily-rcc?ved, ?I
the following are -elected for publication, whiuhit is thougti
? will ratisfy the mmd of every candid person of iss extraer
? dinarv virtues:
New-York; ^lav J, 1S41.
Meiisrs. A. B. .v. D. Sand-?Gentlemen,?Fe?'!ir.(rs el
thankfulness and gratitude induce me to inform you that I
am perfectly cured of the Salt Rheum by the use of your
Remedy. The'dtsease.spreud over both my haml* to my
linger ?Miils, and had been standing Iburteen yean, during
winch time I was under die treatment of more tbutventy
differeni physicians, who all tailed in eive more than Mets
pornry reli>:ti I was nnnble t" use mj hand- but little ar^l
could not put them in water; my nails repeatedly ratneot
and I was almost helpless from the complaint. I tried Iih
un Root doctors, but all in no purpose, umiII last summe I
was advised by a friend to use youtReihedy, I coramtwtil
it with little faith, having tried so many thin*gs wiibootp.
during any gootl etlect. In a few days my hands werrwi
ler, and notwillistandlng I put them in water daily, tin
continued to improve,and In a few weeks wereentitn
well. It is now more than sj\ weeks since die cure wai?i
, fiicted, since w hich time ihey liave been perfectly \vik
Yours, mast rcspectfuilv,
i.VDlA I.EW'IS, Newark,N.J.
i Messrs. A. B. io ?. Sands? Gentlemen,?1 certily that I
have been cured of the Salt Rheum of ten >'ear^ -tai:<L?
. by tl;<* use tf your. Remedy and Syrup of Sar-nparilla,isi
. ("Wish everj* person troublerl with th>s dreadful romplui
in any lorm would call on me, arid I will saiisfyithetn tbl
your mwlfcmc w ill cure them herieedv.
ANN MARIA WEIBaLL
Residence Itt) Nassau st store 45 Fulton a
New-Y?i k, June 3; 1841.
Mes-rs. A. B. 4c D. Sand??Gentlemen,?Feeb'ng deeph
indehU'.d 10 you for the valuable services you have ren<l?w
? me, I d<" mosi < 1. erfully inform you ihat my wife t'ciilH!
cured in the <?n| Rheiini by i'-<- of yo\. R- me
Syrup 1 ^arsa 1 ;i Sheii lb er s. ?cr lya ' '
with tie dLss .-. hefacefors i ? aisjr-har! ti >'>'. wrim
ineilichies,Ii ?' lernnlan? eTtenwl,wi?io?tia?hirta|taBi
good eite. mil 1; in ndvice.of . friend who aas rut
by your medicine, sin is induo I to use it, and 1 ani thank
ful to say die result l?as been a perfect cure
Yours re.-i telfnily
JOHN CHAPMAN, 70 Cluidnunstr^t
\ew-\ irk; Sept. IS, 183?;
? ?fi.tr? >: and sohl w hol? ?? le and r> r ill l?v
A: B. D. > A.\ ' Dm/rgists,
7?"ii K 11 ton i-tr'A
si Id al~. by Abraham B. Sands & 1 N . g7 i IIin
ivi. s ? Co. Sn n East Bi ? my and r,j wilu
. Brown ii; Washington street,and S. W. Fowlo,33 Pri
-tn-t. \i is on, Joseph ljiil?:h", Jr Pri ddence It. i ,
duil; l fait ford, pon Dr. it. W, Hathewsou, Nonrki
t inn.,il. RawlstCo. A ny,J. Gorhamand J. Kowfe
S'ewburghfN. V., Dr. I- id la . Sou'tl Thinl rtiwt
Philadelphia, G, K. Ts I? Ball in re, B. Trevetl kS?
Poughkeepsie, and by l>. ._ .'i-t- gem ally in all the prin
pal'cities arid chief towns in the Lnited States; Price |L
jal.5 im__
Le ec !j I', i ! i.i rcb.-s! ! Leeches!
1.0**0 very firie, healthy German nnd SwedUh it**
os, just received ai.d lbi ?t?te verv reasonable, whfdetalrtt! ,
retail, or carefully applieil,by WILLIAM WATSO.V;t>
mi-t and Pbnrmnceutist, Apothecaries Hail; 36 Cadiannt*
jal3 I in
DR. PETERS*? MEDK'ATFJ) \M
ENGES, Wiiolesale and Retaih at 150 BKOADWit
New-York.
PETERS'S COUGH LOZ ENGES
ire now rapidly suptrrsedlnjj all other prenarauons wrtti
relief of Conf?h> 1 olds', Asilima.^Vhooping Cough; Catan?
tightness of die Chest, Bronchitis, and hintil.-ir :f>ulmonar]
affecp*ons. It i- nor. w.-ii establislied fliat a larg? propor?M t
of ca.-?-- <ii Consumption',.by which so many valuable lw I
are annually sacrificed, owe their <>rigin (ii the negk^CM
lajhi? and coughs, vvhlch mi?lu easily Itavc been reiawf*)
[it an i.arl v period. Nfl im tlieirie will be found ?0 efficatwg;
ui curing socb cases as these Lozen?es, They infallibly
allay the c??ugh, by reinovins? ihn irritation which k?e[/?:i
up, while a: the Mime t me they promote expectoratiofl^tiu
relieve congestion. D ?> ? r .?One Lbite'nge is usnallyailoK
for an adult. :\ liich may be repeated tiv?' or six lime- a tlayj
if required. Half of one to a child eighl vears old: a i\nn
ot to (>r.e ot (i .iir -. and so in proportion. When adminisufn
to children, the mOst convenient way i- to rlissolve them in:
little warm water. The diet shoolu lie light, and the b
kept regular; as die Lo/enges have a laxattyj ?ffi^t .-.-Jv'
m.'dicine i--eldom r?-'i Mi -d: but when Ciwuvencsi fa|r?
?[ a lew. cadiarticX??cn^ wfll he found useful. It it*"
?ougii is fonisslng ?1 n;;'hi, two should be taken atbed^ias
As a general ruh-, diey should n?tt he taken before breakbst.
but, il they '?'ft haJl ibe usual dose will be sutlicieiit. If tbeTf
is pain in lite chest or side, one of Peters'?. Plasters (pneeoo
|y. ]3k cents; sliould be spread over the part and worn till?
heved,
PETERS'S WORM LOZENGES
Are acJorpsvledjjed ?>y the faculty to be the <^r.!?
I ..no ?ucc? s-iul preparation tot, the destruction of wormse*
t offered (0 Ihejiubdc. There are several medicinal 3dr<
I jisedas specifics in such cases, hut thev have*proved so?>
? ert.-'.n and worthless, 3s to have tost alf confidence ?a ah ife?
public Some of thctu, indeed; nre m violent In ffieirot?*
b'on, as to freqnen?y lead 4.o fatal results, The public, tbtW"
tore, is cautioned Bg^dnst diem. Th.Lotenges, white tW
will he found to be perfectly safe,will at dicsame nine of*
fail, where worms are pr?-sent, to ?b-stroy them.
Symptoms of Worms?These are headache,vertigo.pv'
Ress of the lips with ilu-he.1 cheeks^grinding the teetii anrij
sleep, di.-turiied dr.-ams. sleep broken piT by frit?iit ?9j
?creaming, convul-rions. leverishne&s, thirst, had UBteipJJJ
mouth, onensive breath, cough, difficultbrvatiung', itckiSj
of the nostrils; pair, in ;\k stomach, naTUSea,' ?queaniisofi'*11,
.r,r.icious app'eute, leanness; tenesmus, ?Jic;Ui clklisor shi**^
ings <lrow?iness, latigu?*, swelTed stomach or limtx, nssBj.
and choking in the throat, itching of the anas toward w?l?t?
turbi<i jriiv, frequent desire to evaluate the bowels, 0?.
ciiarges of slime an?! mucus, i.e.
PETERS'S CORpiAL LOZENGES
Are n ?peeifie for the. reiief of a^n-oc* (ir ?jick-JieadachP. I?v**
n'eis of spirit", or melancholy, languor and debihty, etttw
fr?sm previous disease ?r irx? free living, tremors, *P.a-'fT* ?'
the stomach, irritability of the nerves, IwstericaJ M '*'?*
drowsiness, cholera morbus, sea?eof Ml-?*?J?P\?r?
of the heart From their efficacy in ih?; rdM ot beadacw,
thev are called by many the Hradacjje Lozenge.
Dr. Peter-"- Principal Officesare*5?Broadway- N. ^
North Sixth street, rtnladelnnia? W Hanestreet, Char es^fl,
25 Magazine street, .\ew-Orleans^__ -r
T"EXS^FTne^tlBP9w n?u imPenal
Teas m cheats and hair1 ch'esis, for sale L y .
o7 if 'niila?EI.|i. M1NTL-RX ^ Cat3 Soun^
l^dToolscap paper.-i.ooo
R?e.ms ?JMES'S Ruled Cap, for sale by
j PERSSE it BROOKS, 61 Liberty tt.

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