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lasuxaace Capital Enlarged.
ESIitf Km
Incon-orated 18 Cmrtr Perpetual
Ouh Capital, Enlarged, 7 July, 57, To
1 ,000,000
Surplus, $422,162 .11.
Was. rsx FBnsE or 18 YsaW Sccsaa A Bzrxmimscs,
T. K. BRACE. Ea.
MIKI. ... At. A. TOTTUB, K. riOWSIt,
11 Willi) H. 2. PRATT, A. BUXHiM.
President, Vice frcaldcnl.
THOS. K. BRACE, J., seer.
J. B. BENNET, Gen'l. Agent,
Dangers of Fir el
At Liberal Roles nod Betes as Risks assumed
permit of for Solvency and Fair Profit.
insurance of Dwellings, Farm Prop
erty, Out-Buildings and Contents.
Losses Equitably Adjusted Prompt
ly Paid.
LOSSES PAID, ,10,437,812 .84.
Pa. precreas of this Corporation lias been stable and un
nwrrupied through aeeuea of financial sunshine and
norm, ir periods .van ful in or ex mp from sweeping eo :.
aaraUaoa and roaraiime disaster. Being lonf ea a. habsd
mi a eaab haaia, lb preaem irouhl. of .he credit system
lOel. 'sflarft-ct us in no material particular.
During "hard lime." the security of reliable Insurance
I an lmpera It duty, ibe ability of property holders to aua
ftaia leas betas then much lessened.
Pee. 3a, CCSm ' Af eat, at Delaware. O.
Guardian's Sale of Land.
BY order of ti.e Probate Court of Dc'awsre Coan j, O
hlo, I, as Guardian of the m nor chtU'ren of J. aph
Cummins deceased, will ortVr al pwMfe vendue, ran iIm ivn
day of Jnuuarv, A. 1. 1S. at lh premises In Cranf-e
tuwnalHP in a. id rom-ty, th uud!vldd two llrrda part J
(lie sou: It east part of Lot number nine. run, in Section two,,
Township three, lian-e eigblwn. Limed taua Milita.y
r-urvev. boanded a loilows: beeiiu.in, at a stone on a po.-i
at toe 'smith-east corner of said lot: thence i;rth.sa tcri-fs
wen alotiK the lot line 2B4 16-25 rod; thet.ee north : d-gre
avi 6 fc loo roda; thence south t-9 decrees i-ast ;
rodi toailone onapost in tle Stale mad. hen e j-uh U
degrees 39 minutes wastes,'. a 00 rod to the place ol" boi:iu
uiB(( contain nij 44 OT-jJoactes uflaud, subject to the dow
ar therein of Strati Cummins.
Terms of sale: One-third on day of sale, and balance In
sac and two ye its. with merest md s-ftireJ by inorU' .f
.lOSKP.I II tH" :k, (.uardan
r minor chi.dreu oi J. Cumuins.
Ty Run k Kato-t, his Atty-.
Jan. 1, 58. t$2.5J
RESPF.CTKL I LV inform the ei liens fff Ieli
war ao4 rdJo nin ronnties th t iht-y hare
dnskvSW IHitm Mrcei. two rio r rs- or . i at
C- !m-r-s. f&d a ! oining Xatlian Kly a Mtw B:ifeei y.
ZC where the- will !.e (ilu'i to tnect t'lelr oi.j a d nu
melons cus oaer. Ih. y wre verv thinkPil Ibr
M patt fvoi a d hopti l Tu -rit a et.nttrtaafie ,:it"
same Ihey are St ll pr.-par" i to o kinds of
IHnn Copper $ Sheet Iron Work,
CC on the sh-'irtest aatfec and In 'he. very bsf style.
They aio keep consiao ly on baatl a large attnii
mM of
larlor nnl Cook Stoves and Tin Ware,
tC wh eh !hT wfll sell f'ifpT bun the cheapest.
rirase CALL AND EX A3IIN e ore. yon hay
laewher. !"- 'JB
The State of Ohio, Delaware County,
Court of Common Pleas.
ASMlrtws A Wilson. Plaint. ffs,
fiia tutniel liar-and w:fe. Oe
fetid ufts
Petition to Foreclose
1'HK snW n.fen lA'tsw;il take no'lre Hta? thr P al riTs ff-
e--l their petition m line four' o" Pimjimon 1'iens nf ii d
vaotv, on tl e th (Ihv of Deerribr. v. D. V7, aiptTis!
tsetn "ih rt ect m l pr ryrr of wU.cb p -t : on -s to ioreepwe
a uv-r-i'M'"1 cvm by liefenJ in s. January d. lSru, m fp-
urc tf.apvsni'nt of a ).rointMorv no e civen rl- s- d
KMti aiiivi ilnrt t Kstahn-oi A. Plrelt to.' S dated
ll e-mPvr 1st, if;. 8 'Ine in one vt-nr :rom t'.e dale thereof,
iid by a i d Rstabrook -t t'ii 'l s MssL'u.id to P! -lntsir-.) tip
on the '. lltswnJ nremisfs, viz: the nn llri.ii'd half r.f ,h
follt.wdi e STihed Istid. yit. t n the a, st si !r of the i-ci-rivt
r. tn f eeotrtty aiil S;.!'.; afor s:t'd, l-ett-n psrt or
fcuMey Stirnir U'.I. Vircbra Mihtary Uuida, cenitSROciBS
nort'i of !.
fioii.bnr ''(' ir -td rutnine north l.Jj wes
at a 'one on l i a:ikS o th mill rtiiv a J..
l. p.-rtu:-.
w rth UK$ west 1 per-ti- to a iHaeui ot tatii uayw nor i
jfc u .tcbes i - littrtsi m corner .tKe; ta -nee son u -i wes
CC perrbt-s ti lkits to tornor stnkP: tii-.-nc t.or b ?5 aai 2
p.rths oil link to Ue place of bi'siiiiuiB :o:iiani:nc
w jtCr'S a d iwe.itv-n perchea. A it i ptiUon pray
iudciii1 lit for . ft-. A i and iuleriRtaJiRe4Jft-u-L,tc
4. in. f i a'.'e orti.n .. . .r.-rjnuiSTi pi-i-misrs to sitt fy said
jn.lmn.-iu. an 4 for ccerut re i-t". ItefeiidanU are reqni
red to answer aid petition ou or Lelwre the liOth d ij ot
.Lru.y. A.D t.J.. ,IVB;,EU, j ALLEN,
Plaiatilf 'a Attornys,
.tan. 1. -i8. ffTl
M. I. STARS & BitO.
Druggists Apothecaries,
decs, Mealetnca, Clu micala, Patent Med elnra, OII,
falou. Perfumery. Soaps, Jtc. at Whuluaala
asi Retail.
Hew Proprietary and New Stock.
Dealer in Drnsrs, Medicinoa, Chemicals, Cils,
Paints. Varnis!ia, Dye Stuff, I'ert'iimory ,
Fttncv Articles, Botanic and Family
Meclii-iues; Taint, Whitewash nnd
Varnish Brushes; Esceuscs,
Jars, Bottles. Vials, c c.
I heeeweneaUrCe and durable, tncklntbe Rborebrnn
ehca to which ihc attcnthia of ail who d. a re goo i a- d
modcraielT priced );o,s, U called. I would return my
"atla ror the rery liberal patronage bestowed upon th s
Lous hi the past, and r.-Bectfally invite the coni'.nuance ot
15 old customers, and (fiends, and would be plcaac! to
. many uew one. : feeling coi.Gdent we can please all who
Ire dlTuiiaed to patronlie u?. We have spared uo paUjs, anil
havs incurred much mm expense, m titting up a
First Class Drag Store,
Tost atteK a store as this thriving city and county nuitht not ta
tVwlthi.itt. And we expect tocep it up, and to continue u.
Serease our business a we have done from the tlrst, by sell
5ne as good and cheap arUcles in our line as can be bough
Mi vwliere It shall be our aim to ieep every Msoicis s an.
ffiiwcal Coarottao la iw, wureS for this market, and
ihrll endeavor to give all information that may he.deslred a.
aasInaU5ians,preacriptlons compounded with accuracy
aaMlspatch. Don't forget the place. The Upper Drug
"ThetrMorUr-No. 5 Williams Block.
Delaware. Jan. 1, 18SP. ,
, jsv.j oi.i.tirr irnnH of Common. Pleas, Dcla-
,.aaru -sajjjj. , Ccmt7. Ohio. Petition
Ftephen Mihoney, Deft.) and Attachment.
THE Defendant, a non-rcst lenl of the Slate, of Ohio, will
take no." e that rial. tilt, on the ill, day of January, A,
1) lSw Bled his pe.i ton against him in the t'oon of . om
mon Pl'ea. "ot Delaware eoTu.ty, Ohio, .he object and prayer
of whtil. petition ia u recover ajudgment against said de
fendant for one hundred .lollarsand Interest irom Dec. A
184 on a note ejecu ed by sal 1 defendant on the 2d of De
lumber ISM de a"" tar M0. whm:eret
from date, pi lya bie to Hiram I. yon. and by said I.yon.s
sieuedto plaimiff. Defeadunt is re.Uired to answer sai.l p,
ttlion on or before the 7th day or March next. An order of
.lUlcLmeat has been '""VvS'Ay,
Attorneys for Plaintiff.
Jan.S, 1SW.
James H LanMlaS ) Ty virtue of an execuuon to me dt
Jme" r.-,. r -..t rrom l.ecour. of Colli...
5 . . 'leas o. .....are county. Ohi
.1 . '. .
ri leawaahiu. on Monday J anuary I. 1S9S, between
aa.e al me resioeuvi, u. ...... .
the hours of I Vetoes: a. m. and i o'clock p.m., me tollow -
'"f.rrosyT'': ?'T Jta..Hii..iN, Stortir.
Estate of John F. Donlap.
NOTICE is hereby given ihat the un lersiitne.i has been
appointed land qu Tdilied aa Administrator or th. fcs.a.e
, ,hJ.pS ' ii.in dap. Tec'd., biteof Radnor toameh.p, Ilela
wa're eounty. ( "hio. All person, interested will govern
taemsesaceordlnsly. B POTv-ERS.
Sleata Saw JtMili.
THE uaderaigned having erected a NEW STEAM RAW
MIL!.. aiBden Si...i..i.?s;,. miles nor.h of 1I10 town of
Delaware, on uie - - ---r ;
order, for jy
fore prirchuslng elsewhere, or addres. them at Leouards-
burg, Delaware cpuu.y, . BISHOP A CO.
Mill Property for Saie.
TIIE suhscrl'. er offeia fbr sale the valaai'le PP"
known a. 'Ilieber's .Mills," sl.ualedon thoeast bank ol
tbe Whe stone river, In a rich and fer ile valley, r n"'1"
south of the town of Delaware. Thla property embrac.a a
FLOUKINti MIl.l.. SAVf MILL, good Dwelling House an.
Ten Aerea of Land. The Flouring and taw Mills wi re p.ti
hi good order a short time since have a large run of cus
torn and are capable, of doing aa eicellsut business. I he
su scr.uer having been eames ty solicited to engage In tne
Mi'ltng business west, will sell the abi;ve property 0:1 rea
sonable lerma and time. For information apply to .he aim-gcrlber-or
10 N. D. Perry ,at Mratiord. elAareco.
Oct. 23, '67. J AM KN IlIEBfrrt.
Executor's Sale of Real Estate.
BV order of the Probate Court at Delaware conuty, Ohio,
1 as surviving fc-xecutor of Jacob Drake deceased, will
Oder at public vendue, on ihe llfieenth day of January. A
r, 'j-a.i ral LhtJ premise, ou tbe nortb-wesi corner of V mse.
and Washington afreets, iu thetowu oj Delaware, In uldr
dounly, the following real esu.le, to wit: The Beat half of
M-LM number llllllf II H ld 'own, as numlK,red on Ike
..rig.nal plat hercel; and known as the Urake propery."
1 ermsof .ale: one-lhird ot purchase money on day of
sale, and .he residue tn one aad two years tliereaf.er, wiih
tun rest, aod secured by 1a!eonhu1?M;i' hays
Survivtag Executor of Jac-ib Drake.
By Bait. A Eatom. his Aty.
Oce. in, 1857. tfl ,4t
ONE of the best Poreative and Liver Medi
cines now before the public, namely, lr.
Sanfortrs InrfgoraUr. or Liver Remedy, that
acts as a Cathartic, easier, milder and more
effectual than any other medicine known
It is not only a Cathartic, but a Liter rem
edy, acting first on the Liter to eject its mor
bid matter, then on the stomach and bowels
to carry off the matter, thus accomplishing
two purposes effectually without any of the
painful feelings experienced in tbeoperation
of most Cathartics. It strengthens the sys
tem at tho tame time that it purges it
end when taken daily in mederate doses
will strengthen and build np with tinusua 1
Dr. Sanford'a Tnvigorator is compounded
1 entirely from new articles of medicines, viz:
Hi Some idea of the strength of these gums
Omay be formed when it is known that one
bottle of the Invigorator contains as much
- strength as one hundred doses of Calomel,
H without any of its deleterious effects.
Tuougu possessing rare medicinal powers.
& these Gums have been but littie known to
physicians, and never used in their p re para -J
tions until u sed in the form of the Irtviyorat
Ul or, which met with such unprecedented suc-
Oeese as to induce the proprietor to offer it as
a family medicine tr'.ed and known in it
effects. It has rarely ever failed to cure Li v
Oer complaints in their worst forms.
Indigestion being cansed by a deranged
Liver is cured when the Liver is excited to
k Jaundice is cansed by an improper action
r of the Liver, and as a proof that the Invig
L orator relieves this disease, let any one take
Z thelnvigorator regularly one week, and their
skin will begin to assume its original color.
LJ Costiveness ean be permanently cured by
the Invigorator. Take it in small doses on
retiring, ard it will assist nature in hor op
tf erations. By gradually diminishing the dose
W the bowels are lefr in a healthy and active
W state, an I work as regularly as clock work.
Sick Head ache is very soon relieved by tak
l iug a double dose of the Invigorator, which
gorrccts all acidity and sourness of the atom
H For an over-loaded stomach it has no e-
anal, as it relieves oppressive or uneasy feel-
M ing after eating heartily. For a family ruod
icine generally, all who use it speak in th
hiahest terms.
rt) Dr. anford's Invigorator came to s, re
commended as a cure for Liver Comuplainta
n and all diseases arising from a Diseased Liv-
ner. The testimonials of so many of our
Physicians in its favor, induced us to try it.
anj now tonvietion is certain tliat it is one
ffi of the greute-st blessings eveegiwia to Dys
peptics, for it made a complete cure before
0 tho first bo. tie was taken, and now we can
eat anything ediblo witlior.t any troublj.
Hi while before nothing but the lightest food
would digest, and oiteu that gave pain . Now
ry what we want to say to all our readers is, if
fx Liver Oomolaint or Dyspcpf-ia trouble yon.
j do not fail to try this the greatest remedy in
sfl tho woild. State fact.
l There has never been tiied in our family
iri a remedy which has met with such iiub. uijd
vM cooss si'.ediii the cure oi diseases incident to
children as Dr. ISan ford's Invigorator; nor
is it alone for deases pt children that we
use it; for it acts as a Cathartic so mildly
and gently, and seems to renovate the sys
tem so thoroughly th.it we think we are do
ins; a service to all in advising thetn when
they need niedieino to try this remedy.
There are fuses that have come under our
notice wh re great bonotit has been received
indir-ca.es of the Liver, Stomach and How
els, where all other remedies failed to give
relief. It lias become so useful in our fami
ly '.hat we will not be without it.
.actontille (Ala-) JU tuhiican.
I-JtlCE ONE iJOt-LAK Pl-lt CylTLE .
SANF?)KD & CO., Proprietors, a-lo Broad
way, New Votk. Sold by M. L. take, Agent
for" Delawura county; also, D. Markoard, ilans
tield, and DruggUta gcueially.
Nov. i7, 1 S57.
By Dr. Roback's Scandinavian Remedies
4 FTEB years of studv. anilvsisand asperiment, Tr. Ro
A. hfck. the eminent ftwvedieSl Physician snocefded in
urn HicMijf a mtr.i-ine n nm tne tunitni.uu iu""
land, wh'eh acis d'rectlv upon the cmise of disease in the j
blitod. and bv reatorins the eorrnp'ed Tonntam of 1 ;fe to a i
condition of henlrh nnd pnri'y. exp.-ls dftaaan Trom the ays- j
Tom wherever it mav be looted, or whatever may he its ;
clnracer. avndiceswwi, nervotts compla nts, epiiep.ic and !
other fits ewoieast cm-tiTiiption in its early stages, sore .
throat, bronchitis, fever an I acne. Hthma. low spirits, sex- ,
itl iiiespnciiv. femirHnn WBiiaw, prh-kii-g of the skin, j
-vmp-orhfi c"of pnt-alvsift. rhenmrttism, nettrUgia, tumor.
enisetw ttabrdei, inssi ud- and debili y. dinrrhi-a. and other ;
t ;.T 'pr of Ihe nriransof ra'd t o 1 A Hver. tin kidneys, !
the s'omarh, the nerve, or t!icmuenlar fihre.nre unerring
ly r tired bv this preosratUm. It is to the xatekiks mokbi,
or seeds of disease, what an alkali is to an acid: It neutral- ;
izes them with arvSOtrTK CEitTA'.STT. while fit the same time j
it regulates the srari tlnnn removes obstructions from tho ;
bowels, creates appetite, renews bodily vigor, and rescne- .
rales every animal funeti-n. Such is de nanire, such ar
BI.OOO MJHIKIKB, which, taken in conjunction w th his
HI.CD P1LTS. will itotnl o-diterate the most painful dis
e tst-s.but prevent their recurrence, and lengthen life be
yon 1 iu ordinary span.
Top-event imposition, purchase onlvof rcspcctablenmg
L'is'rt etc., of regulnr afients. or of Br. Koback, sole propri
etor and insn'tt'aetiirr. Scant 4tU street Oi c nnali. Price
of Purifier SI per bottle, ti bottlvaSS; l'ills2dcts. per box.
Tebre IIaut, Ind. Oct. 12. 1S55.
Pr CosiCx Sir, The Inst three bottles nf your Blood
Puriflfir and the aceompanvint; Pills, have relieved mt; of
the Uit vestige of niv rheuma-ism. I consider the cure all
but miraculous. After having suffered (he most acute a g
odv almost without Intermission, for eight year?, and being
for three vears a cripple, can scarcely reali.eihe fact that at
thismomant, alter harfng used -.our bcandinavian Kemcdies
for oulv three mouths and a few days, I am a hale, hearty
man capable of manuallabor, and entirely fne from pa n
wSen I Ursi applied to you. by letter, for a supply of your
medicines, I waslittle better than aannatical ske eton. For
more than two years I had never enjoyed one hour or nn
eroken night rest, and my mind sinking with my body, had
benomc greatly enfebleJ, the very first bottle of the purifi
er wrought a snrpr sing change for the belter in my system,
aird after Hiking that wonderful restorative, together with
the Blood Pills, lor one montb, 1 felt that a complete regen
eration of every an:mal function was in progress. I was
not deceived. lam now. at the age of M years as free
from every svinp'tUTi of rheumatism as I was at 20. There
can be no doubt that this wonderful cure is due to your renv
ed es alone, and 1 am willing if it will serve you or induce
other S seek relief from the same "oa. J "s'V'r
should be made pubUc. Youra,c, JACOB Aih.IN&
Cikohtkatj, Dec. 2S, 1S55.
Xr G T. Koaaca DearSir: This will cer'.ify that 1 call
. j r. " i- - l. at ttvh and not some of h s Heanuina-
vian Blood Purifier, which has entirely curep my complaint
of nine months duration; and a.ter trying cjjher physicians
.?. "a.-.- i ... . :-Ht xirr-p ra led on th" aosve imm
WllHOUl tCrttl - . ..:V ' I, n Krse.Ml.ta ,n(rr.th
lime I have
l.i'v. I, tilth. Those who are su
i. establishment , No. 6 East 1th st .
1A. Kj. o 1 F. ..HI.
No. 17 t.'hestnut sireet.
or sale by M. L. Starr, Delaware: Tboa. Morion, Beihi;
.1 thews A Wood, Middletown; A Stroub, W aid.,; A. J.
-.-.rk.sunbury ; Sherman A Maynard.Oalena. iaov.ll. -i-H
To Bridge Builders.
Delaware Coun v. O., Dec. '23, If?57. S
4JKALEO prop. sals will le received a ibis office, for buil
bams a 1 ridge over Alain Creek, on .he road leadi .,c
rTom lfelawars loKuaeury aotordtnft top ai.dspecib
catio.lsoa lile. until and on he Itlu Wnitf, a.
Iv'o'ejock M.
Dee. a, ',' It
uJitor Del. Co.
Auditor's Office,
Delaware, Dec. 25, 1857
SF.AI.ED proposals will be received at this oliice, for ' u 1
ding a STOP.E LDi-viHT.a Alum Creek, on (he roud lea
ding from Delaware to Sunbury, Kcnrdlng to pi .a and . pi.
cifieations on tile, uu'.il aud ou the lb 1. da..1 Ji .jarlso. .
"oec'lsv aXrAL Auditor Del. Co.
New Cash Store.
a t.vhu AXniiaaoriencd in the KorthRoom
A. of the stone bnil.linj? generally Known
as the UNION HALL TJUILDINO ou Main st.
U AnWentfre NEW STOCK OF GOODS, consist
nre nf a ootieritl assortment Of
Dry Goods, Queensware, Glass Ware,
Boots ani Shoes, rials ana iups,
Table Cutlery, Coffee
Sugar, 1 ea, &c,
Which will be sold low ior Cash.
And tee for yourselves. Butter, Eggs, Kags
&e., will be taken in payment ,ior Goot is.
Delaware, Nov. 10, 1S57.
Kansas News !
EV'. LIT TELL and C. U . LEE will be found a good asaoi t
which win be riold althe lowest tigtires. Bemember the old
,.A.i ,t r It lire, opposltn the Delaware Hooae.
wl Sivhs ill onr'oh' i'ea.tinner. and th- puvlic in general
toalvo is a call "ad examine for themselves, for we are de-
Delaware. March 7, IMS. lf
3- Those who are Indebted to C. H . Lee aro reqaMie
oatlauit settle their acsounta without delay.
Fonr! Flonr! Floor!
THE undersigned have opened a FLOV AND FEED
STOrtK in die room formerly oecupiet by Wm. Duden
'a South Delaware, where they 'will at all uines keep on
iiand a goot; stock of
Flour, Meal, sod all kinds of Feed,
And will deliver Flour at the wholeaale or retail prices, aa
low aaenn be boughtin Delaware. Call and aee before pur
basing elsewhere.
Orders can be left at the Snare of Wi lam 4 Co.
Aug. , 1 15 7lf.
.nHESH MEATS it their varieties
LP n i-m U r T n-ina.' nl (v on h.inil al
the MEAT M AStKKT ou Winter street, opposite Col. Kic-h-irE-son..
Fat Stfei of all kinds wantud. 'ash paid for
IfkTna Pelts and Skins, THOS. HCOUKS.
Groceries and Provisions.
O. efa jAm sStrjrox;
AT their New Stand, one door North of S-
Latimer's on Sandnsky Street, have jus i
received and are now opening a large and supe- j
rior stock of
Groceries and Provisions,
which thev are selling very low for cash Brown, Crashed t
i'tilverised and CotTee Sugars; CoCTee ranging in price from
to ISce nts per lb.; Teas from 30 cens Ut $1,0U; Tallow.
Serine nd Star Osndels; Sop, Starch of the best qua!: ty;
B tekeis, Tnba and Wash-boards of ra-'ions qualities and
ricee. Raisins from 1 to IS cents perlo. Western Rerre t
.Theeae, Bed Cords, Clothes Lines Wool and Brown Twine;
White Pish, Trout, Pickerel. Mackerel; and Cod Pish; a su
ie: i r lot of Tobacco. Ac, Ac.
We are makiug an effort u keep eonstantly an band a sup
!y of Butter and Kggs. Ploar ana other henvy articles pur- I
chased of us delivered any where in the corporation frse of
name, 1 ne nisnest martti price in cao f-hu r r x.
April 18, 1S5G. C. & A. STYER.
St. Louis
Oil Dressed
Buffalo Robes.
PSICE from FOL'B TO TtK DOLL tR!5 for site l y
Williams A Latimer 1-Ioek,
Dec. IS, 57, 51 Sandnsky si. Delaware.
Prospectus for 1858.
The Saturday Evening Post,
Established August 4, 1S21.
The Paper That Never Suspend,.
A Family Weekly Devoted to later.tture -Hud the Xews.
JX these times of Hunk suspensions and Merc .mile sus
pensions, the proprietors of the -irtRPiy ICiUaSv
1'ost call the attention of die readbii,' paUsc totueir old :ind
fteWMJ eetabHlh. id weuiily paper, a? the paper that never
suspends. For over
The Post has been published; and in all that period ihro'
'good times1' and turoush "bad ii:nes." through t ank intla
lips s and ba::c conr..ct;oas. through prosperous seasons
ud :liritn-'li panics, the rosl ti.is been rei'l.irly isne.t
f tv.-flc and forw rde.l to its ihoiuvar Js of SHaacr hstrs.
us pro tsMtora therelore point to the past as nn u ifail.ni;
inle for ihst ititure. And 'Iw-y fe.:l th' in nsklun m the
re.tdin publ c a conUnn-inceof ttie p oron Hfe hereto fore s
llbcnilly bestowed Uiit The I'os., they are asking no more
han w iat it will be both .he in.ercst and Ike pleasure of the
public tu gr hi .
Amort; ! contributors lo The Post, we may menlion the
fo lowim; gif'el w.'t'ei's:
(iRAci'i ;k.-:kn Ws, ANSA Bt.AOK WK-.L. ACGUS- j
ri:-. 1ILUAA.M'., U9, JS. a. ii,ain., r...H.Y Ai.ttw
i.UOWNK, lh Author of "An Ki n .lu Jiial Smfuicu., '
The A in hor of ' .illah. The CM d-il:dium," iu. A:.
We deefgh comiueiic.ng in the lirit paper of January, aa
llr. AMbdurUi produet:ons Are so wi sely known, that we
n .d harily say t iat he one of .lie preSdW Ifoeei? will b
tntireiy ettus s en with he moral and instructive c ar-ic tr
which we h tve sitnjs otriveii la iniprvs- upon T;e 1'os.
mddeiM wbo wfeft m pemae thepias-h t torfeg walrfcfahatmJid
in tlte laud perni':i ts and destrnc ive in their tendency
nd eU'ecis can Bwd titem. we regret io say, M ev.-ry cor
ner. But The l'oa w .11 ii:l maintain ii high cbarai-t. r. aa
a paaWnr which Hie most surnim.ous parem may a.iow free
:j toena:r FAMUv URCtC,
An 1 whirh wil; fHtriff an 1 instruct, Uyread e t'emor iRztog
and corrajj ing me vuuiuful minJ. BtpnoiaHy will i s con
l.icmrs '.void, m tii" p ib.iution of the ive kJy tots, those
long and disgusting repurts unrorumateiy nuwsocumuion
Believing, sa th.-y do that ihe practice of publishing ihe
dc nl!s ii n r- Ioa'i;souie cases, and o.' criminal trial-- re
sal ing iKhl rTrrnn . is a fruitful eaue of the recent alarming
111 'LI i aali of vice and i-rmie in the ommuni y. Like begets
i:ati-iiti'! wosvt tl.e mind feeus upuu, that it will grow to ru
ueui le.
of ail kinds, fro;.i ua iSrsi Kor.- gu and a oai -stlc Sources,
shall con iiiae .o . e, as h-re;oforc, a s ljng feature f the
i'ost. 'livM sio. ics, kMaya, Si tch- s, Agricultut-al aud Sri.
ea.i.it- K .ei.3, c. e.. t,o - i in tbU way :.r the readers
o. lUe Pus', aro amon.; the. mus- taetraattfi as well as iu
lersitng portion of eoatetrts.
Tllii. VEliY CREAM
of thi Periodical Liter it tiro of th- llriiiih Isle3 is thus giv
en to our readers. The Post, weekly, has
he mein'.er:-. 'f :li inmiiy. Kovej.' s. tiaaars, Plories, Kn
graving. r grioiil. unl Ar icles. The Xi;'.vs, sketches Poe.
i v. AiiocJ. tcs, Hi Idles, I lie Wholesale an I He. ail M-irkut
Bank Note J.i-i, sic. Ac. tc.
Finallv. we mav mnmc.n ihme coo.l ieson why the rra-
it is nttnertet' to any oaaer p:iper o. i.ie same price.
It is cheaper hm any o her paper of e nial merit.
It will he certain tt come when paid for.
TKRMS (Caih in advance) Single Coy 52 a year.
4 Copies fftaycar
5 (An I o.ie to the getter op ot the 4 Job) 10 a year
13 S ( nd one to he getter up of the Club) IS ti yfar'
0 " (And one to the getter up of the Club) 20 a ye ir.
The poataga on t!iH I'os- to any part of the United S a'es
paid aitartfM-Iv or -. arl -- in a Ivance, at tiie o:Ilce where it i
received, ia only iu eetr p a year.
Address, ulwavs uiw-palrt.
No. ESS 3ea h Thi rd Street, Philadelphia.
Kamnlc Numlers sent arutis to any one. wnen re-
Dec. 25 it
A Resistless Remedy.
Circular to the Sick.
The flrnf hospital sitrpeons and medical ptihllclsts of Eu
rope admit the unpawn iieJe-i ant, in'.l-nnmatory nrni hcahnp
piOi.ertie5 of this Ointment : governments suiction its stae
in Uieir iiiivnl and military services : and the, masses in tt-is
cottmrv and thnmRiiout the werid repose ihc u'most conli
dence in its curative p roperies. It pi;n.trates the source
of in-:immatiou and corruii'iou which und -riio tlte externa
fvidences of disease, ani iscutralizesthe fiery elemunts which
eed and eiaacrat the m ilaJr.
Rhematism, Scrofula, Erysipelas.
These :ire amnnz the most terrible and agonizing diseases
of the muscle-, the lleshy fibre and the skin; yet in their
worst forms. And u-liea seeininu'lv- incurable, their invaria
My disappear under a persevering application ef tiiU sooth-n-,,
healing aniidote to pain and iii!lttinmati-n.
Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Stiff Joints.
In e-iseeof Salt Rheum, wheie medical waters, lotions;
and every rec:pe of the pharmacopcea have proved useless,
the Ointment will accomplish a thorough cure. Fever Son s
heal quickly under its influence, and its relaxing eiTuct upou
contracted ainewsis truly wonderful.
Discharging Ulcers.
A moai remarkable and happy change Isprodueed in thesp
nrami.ci' of malignant ulcers after a fl lllllti lltllWlB of the
bintment. The surrounding redness vanishrrs. and Kratiules
healthy nesh begin to take the place or the dtsciiared
uer. This nrocess coes on more or less rapidly uutii the
art ce is filled up with sound m .tei ial, and tho ulcer radi
cally curcu.
A Word to Mothers.
The vonng are the most frequent su-Terers from external
.tries, and therelore every mother should have thishesl-
itlg prep, .ration eonslantly eL hand. It isau abaorrste speel:-
eihich suuietimes .lisiigure the beads and faces ot children
W IOr Sore Orer.S.S, Jlllll ou.eJ.iy i. oiorc. e.... cs
Significant Facts.
This Ointment is universally used on board the Atlantic
and Pacific whaling tlee. as a cure lor seoi butle. atreetioos,
and as the best possible, remedy for wounds and bruises.
l,arge supplies of it have recently been ordered by ihe Sul
tan of Turkey for hosptial purposes.
Bath th Ointment and Pill thould be vtid in
tlte following cases:
au: ims Piles sores or all kiuds
Salt Rlie.un
Skin Diseasei
Sore Legs
Sore Breasts
rapped Hands
Swelled Gland.
Stiff Juints
Venereal Pores
Wounds of all kinds
Lumbago Bore Tlu-oal.
Mercurial Erupt'nsbore Heads
a&- CAUTIOMi '. None are genuine unless the words
" Hollo., av, Kefir Vork and London," are discernible as a
watkk-mark in every leef of the book of directions around
each pot or box ; the same may be plainly seen by holding
the LE.no the LioHT. A handsome reward will be given
Ma nnv one rendering such iuinrraatiou as may lend to the
detection of anv party or parties counterfeiting tbe medi
c.nesor vending the same, knowing 'hem to. lie spurious.
Sold at the Manufactories of Professor IIou.owav, SO
Maiden l.ane, New York, and '2'2A Slrand. London, and by
all rSSpeetal.Te lrurg:sts and Dealers of Medicines ihrt ugh
ri.it the Cited S'ates, and the civilized world. In l'ots, at 25
eents. cents, and SI each.
ja-'i here Is a considerable saving by taking the larger
ilf.' B. Directions for the guidance or patients In every dis
order are iitlixed to eaeh Pot.
For sale hy B. Dickinson A- Son, and M. L. Starr, Dela
ware. S. Scott, fclden: auu by dealers in Medicine everywhere
July 24. IcST.
Lucy Potter,
- Delaware Common T.cas,
Joel T. Totter. J For Divorce and Alimony.
Tho det'endent Joei T. Potter, a resident of
tho State ol Illinois, is hereby notified Unit the
petiiioner, Lucy Potter, on tho 3.1 day of Do
cember, A. D. 1S5T, tiled her petition in the
Court of Common I'leas of said county, charg
ing tho said dofendent with gross neglect of du
ty us a hnstiunct. and will u. absence I t a pen txl
of more than three yours, and praying said
Court for a dissolution of the marriugo contract
existing between the parties, and for alimony.
Said cause will be for hearing at the April term
1S53, of Baid court, tit which time a decision
will be asked for in pursnanco of the prayer
of said petition.
Dec. 11, '57 6t Attye. for lltf.
GUNS! GUNS!! Wo have- the best lot of
Doable and Single Barrel Shot, Guns ever
roughs, to this market. Prices from $i to $20.
&kB ill
Cathartic Pills,
Iiivo-li.li, Fathers, aiotbers, Pliysiciaua,
Ptsilatntlaroplsta, read tiled- Eaectl,
and judge of Uieir Virtues.
Headache, Sick Headache, Foul Stoma h.
Prrreecac, I'a-, May 1. lso5.
Da. J. C. Ats. Sir : I have been repeatedly cured mt
the worst ueada. be any body eon have by a dose or two
of your Pills. 1 1 seems to arise from a foul stomach, which
they cleanse at once. If they will cure others as they do
me, the fact is worth knowing.
Yours with great respect, ED. W. PREBLE,
Clerk of Steamer Clarion.
Bilious Disorders and Liver Complaints.
DErAnraasr or xae Intuuos, 1
WiSHTSOTOX. D. C. 7 Fob.. 1856. f
Sra: I hare need your Pills iu my general and hospital ed and in arms, and more terrible affu 'han
practice ever sir.ee voa made them, and cannot hesitate to . .. . .
say they are the best cathartic we employ. Their regu- have St any previous time Stained tne SOU
latiug action oa the ; (irer Uqaick and .leeidedouent. Kansas wjth blood and our national charac-
ly they are an admirable reuiedv for uentairemeBteoftbat ,
organ. Indeed, I have seldom found a case of bOiota dit- X.6T With shame, ai " tlOW taking place. For
cojc so obstinate that it did not readily yield to them. j , , - . , ,
Fraternally yours. ALORZo ball, m. , merly we had individual assassinations, or,
7yciaac Vie Marine Habitat. . at most, timid skirmishes of laro-e bodies of
Pcr wilh bot trifling loss of lite.
Da. atek: Your puis are the perfection of ajjsipa. .; Xeitner partT into which the settlers were
They have done my wile .note good than I can -i ei -un. ,i , , . ... .
She had been sick and pinius away for montb Went
off to be doctored at great expense, bat ot no bett r. She
then commenced taking your Pill, which soon cirSid bar,
by expelling large quantities ot worms (,rteaa) ieem ner
body. They afterwards cured her and our two hildren
of bloody dysentery. One of our neighbors had it '-..ad, and
my wife cured Iiim with two dose of your Pil while
Dtlicrs around us paid from five to twenty dollars lector
bills, and lost l.inch time, without Wing cured entirely
even then. Such a medicine as yours, wbicli is ?.unlly
good and honest, will I prir.ed here.
GEO. J. GRIFFIN, rottmitstar.
Indigestion and Impurity of the RJood.
fVoni See. J. V. Jh.nes, Vaster of Advtnt Church Bttm.
Tin A warn - I V. -i v cx ,cMl Tmir Pill with PX trSOfcl tnsrT
sncceiw in mv faniilv and smong those I am railed to visit ;
known, and 1 can confidently recommend thetonvy
fr'eDdi' WAs4w!w?on, Co. n. y Oct. 24. W !
Dar Sir : I aai usine v,-r Cathartic tills iii nie.prae-
I tice, and find them an excellent purgative to cl.enW tke
i ,yrtem and p.uify Uie fonntaius r.f the Mood.
JOHN o. meaciiam, m D.
I Frm a Rrwardiug Merchant of St. Lrm t, Fdi. i.iKC
-ATIBJ. Yo,ir E,to T ,he ErsonKii'! iiTw"
! rteal in medicine. TJuiy have cured iuv little .lawehter
I of ulcerous sores upon her bunds and fe.t that bad p-oved
J IncuraMe for veara. Her mother had L.-en lonp i:rifc.vous-
iv afflicted wiih blotches and pimples o. ber skin a-d iu
her hair After c.,-.r chil, was cmi ;,e
Pills, ami U.t'V have enred her. ASA HOF.tiRIDsB. I
Kheuiuatism, Neuralgia, and Goui j
F. am the Iter. Dr. Iatc'es, of U,e Methodist Epis. Cljxreh.
PI7I..5.K1 1I.H-SE. 5.ATA-S-MII. J.B. fi. IBFr. I
i IIOHOKED SIE-. I should be ungrateful for the rel,eflK..u !
; akin has brought me if i did not towrt my caao top-.u.. ;
J A cold Bettltd in mv limbs and brcusrl.t .n .xcraclilinfz '
i aeuraiaic patoa, hici. e.i,,i in chronic .h...n,M.m.
Notwithstanding 1 had the hrst of pliysK-ialls. the dUease ;
i eretv worse and Worse, until, by tlte .nivice of your .Jtrei- I
lent agt.iit in Baltiuioie, L'r. Murkcnzie. 1 tried jour .-ills, j
Their ellects were slow. 1 tit sure. Hy peiseve: iug if -the !
of tin ii!. 1 am now . mil-
rely well. i
Senate Chamheb, Batos Col'GE, I. a.. 5 Pee., 3VS.
Dr. Aver : l have been entirely cur.,1 by your I'iit. of j
Rheumatic Oout a palulul disease that bad arr.i-tev- sac j
foryears. vincext si.iiki.
For Dropsy, Plethora, or kindred Com.
plaiuta, reuuiiicg an active puige, they ate au eiwl j
fentreiuc.lv. f j
Coliveness or Constipation, and aa
tor 1111, they nro a.ew.ible and effectual.
a Dilute:
Fits, Suppression, Paralysis, Iiifiitmsita- '
osa, and e.eu Ueaineas, and J-Vi lial liliuatl.
nave ucen coreu u, me a.ie.a.... a.nou ci u j
Most of the Fills in market contain M.rcury, wlikk !
though a vaiunbje remedy in skilful hands, is OangtrTga j
In a public pfll.'fr.iui tho drcadlul conse.Ueuc-es that -a-
quentiy foil, w in. incautious use. These contaiu no au
cur, or mineral substance whatever. I
run ia. a.,u .car. Ua r
CIPIEST toxsi MP'l iom, i
and for the relief of cenitiirpUve tatiei.u hi advanced i
stages of the disease.
Vfe lived not speak to tbe 1 nhlic of its virtues,
Throughout every t- wn. ai d almost every ham!t of the '
American Stales, its wctt.ieifl:! tinea ef pulmonary com-' '-
plaints bavo iiiA.'.e it al.iaily newn. Nay. tew are ibe I
tamil.es in e-iv ci.
ed ccillttrv eti this continent wtfh !
ou I
some per, nal cxtiei ieuce e: j .6 t-Umel . i. ;
. -.r.zttm.i l.f .e tiTi. T.ae nof "atr.e'i.c; them
some iivirg trophy ot its victriyoeer the et ! tie a:
gen.us disease:- of the llicwit a.:d lunge. M hile it
most powerful antiuotc et Known to nian fcr H e formi
dable and clatigerriiiB div-en-ei-K cf the pxilMifmaiy orinns. it
is also the pleasaiiter-t aad sfest leuiedy that can he eni-
E Joyed fur infants end yonii pererne. Taieuts fliould
ave it in store egainst the ins;di us enemy U-at .-leals
upon them unprepared. We Lave al'iii:d:nt grounds to
believ the C'.erry Vectornl saves mere lives hy the con
sumptions it prevents than those it cures. Keep it by
you, end cure your colds while they are1 curable, nor neg
lect them until no human skill can master the inetcraTla
canker that, fastened an- the vitals, eata your life away.
All know the dreadful fatality of lung dihorders, and as
they know too the virtues of this remedy, we nd not do
more than to assure them it is still made the test it ean
be. We spare no cost. ro care, no toil te produce it tl.e
most perfect i..isiMe, and thus affrrd those who rely on
It the heat agent which our skill can furnish for their core.
f -Seal Ana Analytical Chsmirt, L'J I?. lie
A ft) SO ID BY
B. DTOKENSON A BON, M. L. STARR, and 'iy all
June 19, '57. eow.ly
IF !L IB D B iSs. "ff IE IB o
TniS rare perfume and cosmetic is prepared from trof
ical risOWEtis of surpassing fracranee, withont r.ny
admixture of coarse essential oils, which form the staple of
manv -'Essences" and - Extracts f r the Toilet." Its Aro
ma is as toexhaasiah! as that of the -'Farina Oologne," and
as fresh ami delicate as the ore ith of I.ivinq Blossoms.
What are its Antecedents?
For twentv years it has m-iiutalned Its ascendency over all
other perfumes throughout Cuba, South America and (he
West Indies. It has been introduced fno the united States,
in response to the earnest demand growing out of its South
ern reputation. A cure for
Headache and Faintness !
As an odor for the han-ikerchief, it is as delicious as the
"Htoof I.osks.' It lends fresh i ess ant transparency to the
complexion: and removes headaeh-! and raininess.
COUNTERFEITS. liewareof imm't .'ions. Look for the
name of Muhray it I.anman on the Bottle, Wrapperand Or
namental Label. s-oH by I. T LAVMAN & CO.. wholesale
Drui'RisfK, Xo. 69 Water street, New York, and by all drug
gists, at 5U cents per bottle.
Mothers, Save YcurChildren.
Kemp's Vegetable Worm Pastilles.
They are infallible for tho cure of
The peculiar properties which tneltHgg fo 'Kemp's Loxenges
hrtve never InM'o o. hcen eotnhined iu any preparation.
They are attractive to the eye, as v
Sweetmeat of Delicious Flavor,
r.tpid, yet harmless in their operation, composed solely of
Vegetable Material,
and require ro Mercury to he taken before or after them.
They -to their work more thoroughly ibau aiiy of the MOM
utii Yprmit'u-Tes of the d;ty.
The Primary Cause C Death
is consl li-rcd by the most dis'inuisliel Physicians, to be
worms among children. It is scarcely ii:t-svtry, therefore
to put on their guard at"tiiirt this hnewta-as en
plaint, or to recommend tuem to take prump s(p.- tn roniovi
ithy thf usfofrtie en I., trtte remedy, K KMi'V FASTII.LKS,
presented in hu h a palaiablc to in, 'hat children take Lbem
rafcrly wiihout ro.ixi-iir. Koli hy I). T. Lakwas Jt Cm, 79
Witter sU bc:, New York, and by all drug 111 a. at SAeenis per
bottle. April 24, 1857 ly
TI1K undersigned i
ture of
xlenslveiy engaged in the msnnfae-
IPxxi-o White XjIxtolo
on the Ret-tto R vrr. S miles West of Ib-l.tu
Si ami a abort
Having tovn
liMtanqe Hoqlhuf the ft, M. X 1. II, til Kond.
I.wu.e Kii,ss, he te enabled u keep A Oo-KSTAwT HUP
11 .Y ON II AN l. so ihtit his customers mav i-pIv hihiii
Ing f-uppllfd on nl:. llisllin. has been KxiKasivjcLY tsud
and i NivKUAALLT Ai-raovEs by ai l, and pmnoanoed by
uioet umupuieiit judges
The beet evldenee of its superiorttv Is found tu the Lino,
und KAetn increase in Hie demand for It, being roua rout
EACH BrJC.lKLntSU VKAH Since lis introduction. K.'.TISf AC
TION IlfSUt.ltP OR TUK H o.V R V I. El U .1 II l-P . 1 1 Vk III b. illv
rred on the cava of the Springfield. Mt. Vernoa A Ptttabargl,
Kail Atoad, at my swiloh when dcsir.d.
Orders addressed to the undersigned at Delaware. O,
will be alteuded to.
March .1IB7. .f
If $Bj WUtf uiun sil 5
Manly SeBtlmenta from a Slave State.
The St. Louis Democrat, Intelligencer,
and Evening News, have taken a decided and
manly stand against the Administration in
its iniquitous efforts to force slavery upon
Kansas. As a specimen of the tone and
temper of the articles that have recently ap
peared in the Evening News, we copy from
that paper of the 28th ult., the following:
Civil War iw Kansas Its Righteous -mss
Let the People Arm for Resistance.
The news from Kansas is of the most un
satisfactory and threatening character.
Great numbers of citizens, after several
months of peaceful pursuits, are again ecit-
then divided, seemed to think that the time
for a final struggle between them had come.
They wrangled and fought, then with much
hesitancy, and still looked to the Federal
Government for some just and firm move
ment that would make intestine war unne
cessary. Governor after Governor was sent among
them, full of the prestige of Democracy and
of the Administration's continence, and with
many fair Words the people of Kansas Were
protection and a fair exer-
cj8e Df their inalienable rights under the Ne-
braska - The idvpni or Governor R.J.
Walkfr. was sinrin lizr-.l nninnmtt th.m hv
; , ... . r . L . . e
j the publication of nlaborate lustnichons rrom
j preBideiit Buchanan, assuring the people of
Conation about to be
; formed for their State were not submitted
Ifirat tb a vote of the people, "CONGRESS
,T ,,, m n K"-Vt '
,i,ort .l. i . r .1 "T r
lhese assurances the majority of the people of
Kansas, waited peacefullv and patiently for
. 1 J . J
opportunity of adopung then- regular
State Government.
HflVO .huff A ..I.., .t. D.M... J
tnem! On the contrary, a false ana trench-
r,.,fl tr, ,l . ,u,
efous Convention and a minority of that
Convention, at that bplvin" all their pledges
. , ., . , ". , . r
to auiMnii uieir worn to the pe.'ple's vote, are
erulri;!vnrin.r In nrro n tjt,.0 IJ.,vo,nmoni
, . jC ...... -
the people tjf Kansas, without submitting it
to a vote of the people: and the President,
r I -
James Buchnnnn, so far from consistently
maintaining that such Constitution should hi
, .. - , ,
"rejected by Congress, is determined to use
' all the power of his immense patronage to
It... fr1,,l,1l.n, p-,i,.,fi
, , . ,
and adopted.
Perhaps onr respect for the Head of our
ViOVei n meill cllOUItl OOt allow US to Say that
Mr. Buchanan has given lying afsurancee to
the people of Kansas. But we have given
his late Words of promise, ma le fhfOOgh 1 is
wtik" 153 i,
of ,y ,,Je countrv judge M(.
,,, , , , !
" e ,urn 10 lne PeoP!e Of IVansas. I ney
nave oeen shametully deceived and betrayed
in regard to the privilege of ch.iosin their
own Constitution and regulating their do
mestic institutions. And they have sworn
to resist usurpation to the bitter end. We
art-,!..,,.) tV. 1, o n A .1
ri . - . , ' . 1 "' , ,
tliem,in the right. Let them take unarms
and defy Mr. Buchanan and his troops, and
return shot for shot, as Ion;? as they have a
gun and a man to fire it. When they have
all fallen in the righteous cause, there will
be a million freemen tu take their places
and carry on the war.
"What!" says the startled adherent ol"
the Administration, "will yt u reai.it the law,
and become a felon and a rebel against the
Yes, we reply, even bo, if Mr. Buchanan
wills it. Tyranny is tyranny, whether per
petrated by George the Third, or James Bu
chanan and hio myrmidons of office -holders.
It is as righteous to resist usurpation jtou,
as ever before on this Continent. No mat
ter Irom what source it comes, it must and
shall be resisted. There is no dearer right
than that of self-government, and if Mr. Bu
chanan falsifies his own promises to the peo
ple of Kansas, anJ attempts, by murderous
means to crush their right to self-government,
he is no better than any common deceiver
and tyrant, and shall be resisted, personally
and officially, till bis :nsolence is rebuked
and his tyranny ovenhrown. And if the
end is civil war and blood, so let it be. The
like has happened before, and no doubt will
happen again, and ought to happen, when
false-hearted men gain power and use that
to oppress and harass a free people, and
trample upon their dearest rights.
The Kansas game of shuffling, equivoca
tion, villany and fraud, is fully played out.
The issue is now made, and it is Free Gov
ernment on one side, and the forced rule of a
contemptible minority of petty tyrants and
usurpers, upheld bv President Buchanan, on
the other. That issue will do as well to
fight on, now, as at any other time; and the
people of Kansas, and the sincere adherents
of the principles ot the Nebraski bill thro'
out the country, are as ready for it now , as
they ever will be. Let it come.
rom the Louisville Journal.
A Word About .Mcarosu.i.
As this country has for some time past at
tracted much of the public attention, and is
likely to do so for some time to come, a geo
graphical description of it might be of inter
est to many readers who meet every day
with newspaper accounts of events occurring
there. Nicaragua lies between the 10th ami
15th parallels of north. JatUude ; it has an
average length of 250 miles to a breadth of
about 220, consequently has an area of about
55,000 square miles, which is about tbe size of
the State of Illinois. One-tenth part of the
whole surface is covered by the Lake of Nic
aragua, which is 110 miles long with an av
erage breadth of 40 mites, and lies in the
south-western part of the State, ten or twelve
miles from the PaciSc Coast. This lake re
ceivs a great many small streams of water,
and discharges them again through the river
of San Juan (pronounced Sin Wan,) which,
running from the south-western end of the
hike, after a course of about one hundred
miles, empties into the Caribbean Saa at
Punta Arenas, in the south-east cornerof ths
Stale. It was at this point Walker landed
with 450 of his military tolloA-ers on the 35th
day of last mouth. Tho river is deep, but
narrow und crooked, und is navigable for
small steam vessels from its moti'h to the
lake. Nicaragua is bounded on ihe south by
Costa Rica, the most southern of the Statos
ol Central America; on the north by the
State ol Honduras; east by the Caribbean
cea; anu west oy tne l-uciuc. uceun. iiuu.
about 300 miles oi cast on either ocean.
It was on the south-western aide of the lake,
and in the vicinity of Rivas and Grenada, thut
moat of Walker's military exploits were per -
Nicaragua has a population of 350,000 in all,
counting the remnants of aboriginal tribef,
half breeds and Spanish; of the last there
are but few, but they are in fact the strength
of the State, being, mostly priests and officers
of government and owners of the soil and
masters of the native population. Nowhere,
perhaps, on the continent of America, has
the original population reached so great a
aeptn ot human degradation as in the Cen
trai American States. With no prospect but
extinction or the most abject slavery before
them, they are indolent, vicious, faithless,
and nlthy to the last degree, subsisting on
the spontaneous bounties of nature, and,
when this resource fails, on any description
of offal or garbage that presents itself to
their depraved palates. The climate is warm
and they require but little clothing, and that
is so fiJtby aa to render the sight of them
unbearingly loathsome. Whether Walker's
success would improve their moral and phys
ical condition is a fair subject for sp jcu la
tioa. -. '.. ., j,-,,.
Of Fairs Their Sources and Extent of Power.
We never visited a Pair, from the humb
lest township gathering to the proud festival
of a State or Nation, without having oure
motions stirred and our intellect quickened
and enlarged by their influence. It will
not do us any barm to analyze the sources of
their power. What are they! They are
among others:
I. Example. The simple fact that others
are making improvement, and that we see
and feel it, is enough to start many from a
life of lethargy to one of vigorous industry
and accomplishment. Men become warlike
or peaceful, gentle or rude, elegant or boor
ish, because others about them are. So with
farming community in which fairs are held
that Till attend. The mass see what the
rest are doing and the same instinct of im
itation which should have led them to use
a stick with one end burned hard for a
plow had they lived iu the time of Homer,
now leads them to use the latest and best
patents, which turn a furrow twelve inches
deep and sixteen inches wide, and lay
every blade of grass completely out of
If. Emulation. Men do not like to be
out done by their niohnors. The man
whom the mere force of example will not
rouse, may be quickened by the knowledge
that others with no better brains and.no
more means than his are outstripping him
in wealth and comfort, in taste and puwer.
'It is base to be beaten thus,' he says to
himself. His muscles now move to the im
pulse of his soul. A fjir stimulates emula
tion, and this is another grand source of
III. Ambition. Men love fame. Those
who suppose that orators and statesmen,
discovers in science, and conquering gener
als are the only men
"Who see tlic brow of laurel wave,
And elibrt make to climb,"
make a great mistake. The improver or
importer of u new breed of valuable cattle
mav feel this impulse as leritmatelv as the
.....! .1 r l...l:
" " tnjuy. mo ..icv..o u. .uiwiu
inousanus. tie wins me nrtsi prize ior rear
ing the best steed, may enjoy a more
spotless fame than the warrior whose ord
nance Thunder jjtfiikes the walls -
Of BBCjg Iwii Itx-rrics', ' tJfinjfCaiirsiiipr-'L-
The mechanic, whose invenlive power has
transformed the toil of the reaper to horses
and oxen, and whose finished implements
enable the fanner to harvest a hundred acres
of wheat in one week, and thrash it and
send it to market the next, has as high a title
to renown as if his invention had been
christened with some high title drawn from
a Greek L"xicon and heralded to the world
with a flourish of trumpets, at which all ears
would ring. Now Fairs call forth this am
bition. And this ia another source of their
IV. Acquisitiveness. Men love money.
And within proper limits, and for proper ends,
this is no ignoble impulse. That it is a pow
erful one and next to universal, none will
denv. Now Fairs appeal to this impulse with
great effect. A wide market is here found
for everything whose excellence is obvious,
and whose cheapness brings it within, the
reach of their money. A single State Fair
in a single year may evoke nnd gratify this
impulse in an intelligent and innocent way
to a degree which transcends all ordinary
V. Curiosity. Men love to see new
things. This is an elementary form of the
love of knowledge, and is the same impulse
in the peasant as in the philosopher, in the
child as in the gray haired patriarch.
Now Fairs gratify this impulse in a most
wonderful degree. For most men see at a
Fair, well planned and managed more new
things in three days than they can see in a
year besides. Fairs stimulate curiosity too.
The thinking men or women whose minds
have been delighted thus will wish to go a
gain. The more they see the more curious
they will be to see again. The recurrence
of Fairs provide for all this. Hence anoth
er source ol their power.
Sugar from Sorghum.
It has been stated that it is impossible to
make sugar from the juice of the sorghum,
but experience shows that this position is not
correct, and that the juice is susceptible of
being crystalized. The following, extracted
from the proceedings of the Cincinnati Hor
ticultural Society, contains valuable evidence
confirmatory of its sugar making qualities :
On call of the Society, at the suggestion
of the Committee on Sorghum, Mr. Hedges
made some important statements in relation
to the capacity of ihe syrup -of sorghum for"
crystallization into sugar; among others, that
the recent experiments of Professor Wayne
had shown the presence of starch in the sor
ghum, which would proves serious perhaps
positive ,'i'stacle to cryelallization. But it
wus deemed practicable to obviate this, either
by chemical re-agents or peculiar manipula
tion of the cane itself"; some experiements
on which tending to sustain this idea. Mr.
Hedger stated to the Society, and read the
folllow ng from the Germantown (Pa.) Tele
graph. "(Us Sugar be Mace! Messrs. Belch
&. Cu.( extensive sugar refiners, of St. Louis,
stale or it may only be asserted lor them
that it is impossiblo to grain the syrup of
the Chinese Sugar-cane. If it be true thai
they have mado this sUUtement, or that it
hu been printed by their outhority, it will
not be born out by the experiments mode iu
this vicinity.
"Mr. Lovering, of the well-known firm
J. Lovering tfc Co. perhaps the most ex-
ir Oi .yU. UN S .3 .lie iliui v.v-
b. . , ,i,
they certainly are the most cela-
J. . u
ar-rehners in this country has
, . J
..unfa ne.iwn nn.in his own nreill-
tensive, as tncy certa.t.iy u,e .i.o ....... mo-
; b rated suga
maue row os..c jj.u.,.. "r" f"-
I ises, in this ward, as wo are informed, an ex-
! cellent article of sugar, dry and of beautiful
1 color; and ho estimutes that the cane will
1 produce one thousand pounds per acre. As
a sugar production this will do very well;
while the experiment proves that whatever
may be the character of the syrup in Mis
souri, affected as it doubtless is, by the soil
and climate, it possesses sufficient granula
ting properties here to make the manufac
ture of sugar a source of profit.
"We hope to have more iu detail the
facts connected with Mr. Lavering's ex
periment. It is of great importance at this
time that they should be laid before the pub
lic." e
Mr. Robb.of Clermont County, stated that
the juice of sorghum, growu on cold, wet
soil, was quite a different thing from thatob-
tamed from a light, warm soil. From his
experience it became evident that it required
about twice aa much juice, obtained from the
cane grown on cold soil, to produce the
same amount of syrup as from that grown on
warm soil.
Mr. Graham stated that the presence of
starch was not, as he thought, an insur
mountable obstacle to crystallization; for in
Prance, in seasons ot sugar scarcity, the su
gar refiners, by proper chemical applicances,
made sugar out of starch. Mr. Graham ex
hibited a specimen of sorghum sugar already
well granulated, to show that the specula
tions concerning the impracticability of
crystallization are met by a stubborn affirma
tive fact.
The Breeding aad Bsaniig of Poultry.
No subject discussed in agricultural jour
nals and books is more hackneyed than that
of poultry. Fowls of every size, from the
tiny Bantams scarcely large enough to crow
up to those mammoth birds from China, which
are at once monsters in growth and mon
sters in deformity have been described with
all the minuteness and professional learning
of domestic ornithology. With particular
races of breeds, as compared wiih others we
have nothing to do; our purpose is to deal
wiih general principles, and suggest certain
economical views in the breeding and rear
ing of poultry applicable alike to birds of
every feather kept either for eggs or flesh.
Ducks and Guinea fowls are tbe best layers,
when properly fed and otherwise cared for,
although geese, turkeys, and Dunghill fowls
often surprise us by their extraordinary fe
cundity. What circumstances most influ
ence the production of eggs iu domestic birds!
Newly laiJ eggs are valuable either for eat
ing or propagation; and how to obtain the
maximum yield from a given quantity offo.ul
is a point worthy of investigation. If one de
sires to obtain many eggs he should kef p
young birds, or rather avoid feeding old ones
for that purpose. Stock fowls should con
sist of pullets and hens of from onj year to
four and of no more cocks than one to every
twenty-four to thirty hens. Too many males
affect injuriously the egg-forming process ip
the system. Like every other luiu'tion, its
physiological laws ought to be studied and
ancterstood, excessive pairing, overage?, de
fective nutrition, extremes of cold or bent,
impure air and water anJ disqui. tuJe Iroin
frequent disturbances, are the more common
causes of barrenness in this class of animals.
Many are the ingenious contrivances that
have been resorted toto keep hens constantly
laying, and to curejiuattvof a natural desire to
set or inciiba'-c Uieir Pggs. During the rage
for particular breeds, fenile eggs of favoiite
kinds have ben worth a dollar apiece and of
.course the tijc-af the hen that eJyr--rvi.rfr TS"
too valuable tj be wasted in hatching ch'ck
ens and nursing them which a common bird
may do as wt When well supplied With
animal food (butcfir-iT. efrol, cracklings, and
the like,) Poland hens are so prolific in egg;
as to be denominated "everlasting layers."
Those engaged in rearing extra-iine stock
fowls; boil all refuse meat for their daiiy
consumption. From such digestible food
birds form either eggs or flesh with the ut
most facility. Wheat and oata are more
congenial aliment than corn, altogether the
tatter is far from being worthless.
Poultry-houses and yards ought to be kept
very clean; and all walls aud tences should
be thickly coverd with white-wash made of
lime. For wallowing iu, to kill lice and oth
er vermin, dry leached ashes kept under shel
ter, are exeelant, and even eurth is better
than nothing. Some green food, like chop
ped cabage, potatoes, or carrots, contributes
much to the health of all poultry in winter;
a variety of food is important; and not less
so are pure air and a due degree of warmth.
Genesee Farmer.
Cleaning Silveii. The following valua
ble piece of information relative to the cleanse
ing of silver, it is taken from a late number
of Chamber's Journal:
A desideratum long sought for has now
been acheived that is, a means of perfectly
cleaning articles of silver without injury to
the metal. It is the discovery of Prof. Butt
ger, a German. Take a glass or glazed ves
sel sufficiently large for the purpose; fill it
with a strong solution of borax, or of caustic
potash; drop it into an inner vessel made ot
zinc, pierced with holes, as a sieve. Then
take your silver, plunge it in'o tho liquid,
moving it up and down, being careful'y that,
at each plunge, it comes :tito contact with
Ihe zinc. Ti.c effect is magical; for, un
der the combined action of the solution and
the electricity evolved by the contact o!" the
two metals, the silver loses nil its dirt nn.)
discoloration, and becomes as bright as when
first manufactured. Should it not bi con
venient to use the inner vessel of zinc, ihe
cleansing may be accomplished by sinking
the silver into a solu'.ion, nnd stirring it about
with a small rod of zinc. It is essential to
success I hat the two metals touch each oth
er frequently.
The Croup. How to Prevent it A
correspondent of the New Ycrk ili.ror, a
medical pructitioner, in an urticle on this sub
ject says:
"The premonitory syptoms of cr.iup is a
shrill sonorous cough. The patient is nut
sick he has no fever, ns often in a common
cold ia lively, perhaps even gayer than usu
al; his hands ore cool, his face an I uVsh.
possibly a shade paler than esual. The sol
itary symptons may last for a few days, wiih
no material increase or abatement, and with
out a" trading any notice; suddenly, however,
the diseane hitherto latent, bursts forth in
all ils fatal Inry, and too o:tcu continues us
ravages, unchecked to the dreadful cirin n
matlon. Tho reui' tlies for this tyiatout ef
croup are simple, and in most lesUBOtl per
fectly sutfiVii'ii. Tin y are: a mustard poul
tice, or a strip of flaancl dipped in oil of Hi
pentine, or spirits ot hartshorn, applied to lh"
f throat, and nauseating doses of Hivo Syrup
to be continued as
IM as the cough rem. ins
. . . - . , ,
i By this timely employment of mil.l agents
"-r . . , r . ., . f
I unhes tatingly assert thut a multitude ol
1 u"""'"- b j
I yes m ehl be saved every week that are now
: "v-"
- ni.illiiu.le of
, , .-,,- ,i ,ii
, v e
Curb ron Rheumatism. The following
from the Medical World may be beneficial
to many persons who are euffering from
Where one third of the male population
complain to some extent of rheumatic paiaa
they have in their power to mitigate an im
mense amount of severe surfering by using
the volatile oil of mustard. It is employed
as a rubefacient, being first diluted in iuown
weight of alchohol at forty degrees. Some
patients may object to its pungent odor,- hot"
that is temporary, while the remedy may prove
a permanent cure. Make the application at
least twice a day, and protect the part with
soft flannel. Were it not for detecting a
by a pungent odor this oil would have become
a secret for rheumatic pains years ago.
Salting Beef for Su miter Use. Fo
one hundred pounds of beef, take sixteen
quarts of fine Ash ton sack salt-and four oun
ces saltpeter; cut the meat and pack it edge
wise, after rubbing the pieces all with aalt;
aod after a layer is completed take an axe or
mall and pound down solid. Then sprinkel
on a little saltpeter, and SU up all interstices
with salt and so on till tbe cask is full. I
bare salted my beef in this way for fifteen
years, it needs no soaking oetore ooinng.
and will be tender and sweet tho year round.
sy this way of salting it mikes its own brine
and never wants repacking, nor the brine
scalding. If the brine should not cover iii
ibespring, a sufficient quantiy may bu aLid
for that purpose.
The President's Messaji on Central
American Affairs.
Iu response to the call of the Senate for
the facts in the case, tbe President, on the
7th insl., submitted the correspondence ta
his possession relative to the arrest of Gen.
Walker by Commodore Paulding, and aav
companied it with the following message,
which we reprint from the Washington
Union :
In submitting to the Senate t tm paperr
for wlii.h they have called, 1 deem it proper
to make a few observations
In capturing General Walker and his coca -tnand,
after they hud lande 1. on the soil ot
Nicaragua, Commodore Put Iding has, ir. mjr
opinion, committed a grave error. It is
quite evident, however, frori the communi
cations herewith transmitted, that this was
done from pure and patriotic motives, and in
ihe sincere conviction that he was promot
ing tbe interests and vindicating the honor
of his country. In regard to Nicaragua, sbe
has sustained no injury by tbe act of Com
modore Paulding. This has enured to ber
benefit, und relieved her from a dreaded in
vasion. She alone would have any right l
couiplaiti of the violation of her territoiy ;
and it is quite certain she will never exer
cise this right. It unquestionably does not
lie in the mouth of her invaders to complain
in her name that she has been rescued by
Commodore Puulding from their assaults.
The error of this gallant officer consists iu
exceeding his instructions, and landing his
sailors and marines in Nicaragua, whether
with or without her consent, for the purpose
ot making war upon any military force
whatever, which he might find in the coun
try, no m ilter from whe ice they came.
T.iis power certainly did uot belong to him:.
Obedience to law and conformity to in.
structioiis are the best and safest guides for
ail officers, civil anJ military, and when they
transcend these limits, and act upon their
own personal responsibility, evil consequen
ces ahnostrinevitably follow.
Under these circumstances, when Marshal
Rynders presented himself at the State De
partment on the 29th ult., wiih General
Walker iu custody, the Secretary Informed,
him th it the executive department of tbe
government did not recognize Gen. Walker
as a prisoner ; that it had no directions to
give concerning him ; and that it is only
through the action of the judiciary that be
c iuld be lawfully held in custody to answer
any charges thai might be brought against
hi a.
In thus far disapproving the conduct of
C o nnioJore Paulding, no inference must be
drawn that I am less determined than I
have ever been tn execute the neutrality
laws of the United States. This is my
imperative duty, and I shall continue Le
perform ii hu 1 1 thu nutans av hi. h the CVis.
sutiiti -a and ihe laws have placed in in
powt r.
My opini. n of the value and importance
of these laws corresponds entirely with that
expressed by Mr. Monroe in his message tu
Congress of December 7, 1819. That wutr,
prudeiil, and patriotic statesman says : " Is
is of the highest importance to our national
character and indispensable to the morality
of . ur citizens that all violations of our nen
trulity should be prevented. No door should
be left open for the evasion of our laws, n
opportunity afforded to anv who may bar
disposed lo take advantage of it to compro-
iii it the interest or tbe honor of tbe nation.
The crime of setting on foot or providing
the means tor a military expedition withitv
the United States to make war against a
foreign State with which we are at peace,
is one of an aggravated and dangerous char
acter, and early engaged tbe attention of
Congress. Whether the executive govern
im til possesses any, or what power, iMMies
the Constitution, independently of Congress,
lo prevent or punish this and similar offen
ces against the law of nations, was a sub
ject which engaged the attention of ou
most eminent statesmen in the time of the
,.d Ministration ot (Jen. Washington, and or
the occasion of the French Revolution.
The act of Congress ot the nth June, 179V
fortunately removed all tbe difficulties ea
this question which had before existed.
The out ami 7th sections of this act, which,
relate to the present quo-lion, are the same
in substance with the 6h and 8th sections
of ihe act of April 30th, 1818, end have now
been in lorce tor a period of more than sixty
The military expediliot. rendered criminal
by the act must have its origin, must " be
gin " ur be " set on foot," in the United
States; but the great obj 'Ct of the law wa
to save foreigu Stales with whom we were
at pence from the rsvsgea of these lawless
expeditions proceeding from our shares.
The seventh section alone, therefore, which
s.mply defines the crime and its punishment,
would have been inadequate to accomplish,
this purpose and enforce our international
duties. In order to render tbe law effectual,
it was necessary to prevent "the carrying
on'' of such expeditions to their constnma
lion after they bad succeeded in leaving our
Tit is his been done effectually, and in
clear and explicit langusge, by Ihe authority
given to the President under tbe 8th section
o the act to em ploy the land and naval force
of United Slates "for thd purpose of pre
venting the carrying on of sny such expedi
tion or enterprise from the territories or juris
did ion of the United States against the ter
ritories ur domain of any foreign prince or
State or of any colony, district, or people
with whom the United States are at peace."
Fc these reasons, had Commodore Pauld
ing intercepted the stesmcr "Fashion" with
General Walker snd his command on board,
at any period before they entered the port ot
S.n Jo in de Niciragua, and conducted them
back to Mobile, this woulJ hare prevented
thetn from "carrying on' th epdition, an t
have been not only a jsstifiabls but s praise
worthy act.
The criti: well deserves the severe pun -ishuicnt
inflicted upon it by the lew. It
violates the principles of Christianity, mor
ality, and humanity held sacred by all civi
lized nations, ami by none more than by tho
people of the Uuited States, IIasru.se it
as we may, such s military expedition is au
invitation to reckless and lawless men to
enlist under the banner of sny adventure to
; dub, plunder, snd murder the aanffeinrKne
citiaons of Neighboring States who hses
j n- vor done them harm. It ia a usurpation ' '
the war-making power, which beleJsaMtie
to Congress; and the goTarnnwat Juelf.
least in the estimation ' th werW, btootne
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