A A V I I
Notary public & land agent
Has on hand the following choice selec
of land, which will do sold cheap,
part on time:
Character. Pfcrt of iftb'lf
1 i n
e s e
e n e
e n e
s w s
Openings s w
W 8 e
JUt 3 ft
Timber, n w
Prairie s e
e s w
w n W
11 n w
2 94 4 160
It w n
n e n e
i v s e
e s xt
e 11 w
n e s w
W 8 W
e 8 e
i s 0
n n o
e n e
I n$ S2 94
w n e
w s e
fi w n w 24 92
/tt Other Counties.
$2 94 16 160
S3 97 19 40
9 98 19 80
9 98 21 80
35 98 20 160
SI 98 20 160
98 20 160
95 20 160
96 17 160
2- FARMS i
hare about 90 finely improved farms for Sale,
in different parts of the County, which I am
authorized to sell cheap, and on accommodating
0*Persona wishing to buy, will do well to give
me a call.
Gamavillo, Iowa, Oct 1856. [vl-nl.l
JAS H. GRANNIS, GRANNIS.
KJYOW JiEE MEJT!
THAT J. H. &, WM. GRANNIS,
the above place are held and firmly bound to
,,&r*the public to sell GOODS as low as they can be
at any establishment North West of
Their stock Consists
of a well selected assortment of BROAD
CLOTHS, SATTINETS, TWEEDS, CAS
(.SIMERES, JEANS, DENIMS, SHEET
INGS, LAWNS, DELAINES, BAREGES,
^CASHMERES, ALPACCAS, VEILS, COL
«LARS, GLOVES and Hosiery in the Dry
IN READY-MADE CLOTHING.
Jjhev can not be excelled for quality or cheapness,
but Boots and Shoes of all sites aud kinds, Hats,
e^fCaps and Bonnets to please any taste or accom
sm^modate any pocket Hardware, Tin Ware
Quecnsware, Drugs and Medicines, Oils, Paint*,
l'utty, Sash, Varnish, Nails, Glass and Woqifan
Ware, and last not least,
I N A U N A N E
Our Stock of Teas, Coffee, Sugars, Syrups, Vine
gar, Tobacco, Nutmegs, Cinnamon fee., is com
jQ$ the above obligation is such that we guarantee
to deliver to our customers and the rest of irntii
kind, all tlie above valuable Goods tuid a thou
sand other articles which we are unable to enu
4rate,provided the said customers shall deposit
O I U
CASH, Wheat, Corn, Oats, Potatoes, Porft, Lard,
Butter, Cheese, Eggs or Rags or five us satis
flfc-torv assurances of
gjjLEASE CALL AT THE STORE,
if you want merely to look at our goods we
jam get a sociable chat out of you tutd that will
be sufficient pay. YeuwiU find us at Block
No. 3, Third. Door West oft he eeroer of Main
aad Elkader street
O N O N A
the buying public of Monona, and
vicinitv, to give him n call, at tlic old Stand,
comer of Main Street. He can allow a good 08
Broad Cloths, Cassimeres, Vesting*, Shirtings,
Flannels, Tickings and a my large stock of
Prints, Delaines* and Ladies* Dress
Goods, such as
£Mnlsett9, Collars, Under Sleeves,
fcloves, Mitts, Silk, Crape,
Woolen Goods, Ready-made Clothing,
and Gent's Furnishing Goods in any quantity.
HATS, CAPS AND BONNETS.
Queen's Ware, Yankee Notions and Jewelry,
In addition to the above desirable stock, you
will find a well selected and safe assortment of
Drug-s and ftledicincs.
Being a practical Physician, he know* what he
drtth in, and the public may rest assured, that
they are in no danger of being imposed upon,
and perhaps injured for life, by the use of adul
terated and poisonous medicines, such as are too
commonly sold throughout the country.
Dyes, Varnishes and Oils, constantly on hand
at prices as low, and terns as easy as business
Monona, Oct. 1856. [1866.]
Center street, Monona, Im.
purchased the large and commodious
Shop, formerly owned by D. BROWN,
is prepared to do all work in his line, with skill
Wagons ironed and re
paired on Demand.
Particular attention paid to Horse Shoeing,
and as a new feature, he would announce him
self in readiness to Shoe Cattle. They need
iron feet as well as horses so bring them along.
Monena, Oct., 1856. (vl-nl]
Undersigned would respectfully inform,
citizens of Monona, and vicinity, that
he is now permanently located in Monona, and
holds himself in readiness to accommodate the
people, who need any thing in his line. Tailor
ing in all its branches, will be done with neatness
cut sad made on short notice, ami at a reasonable
charge. He hopes by strict attention to business
to merit a liberal share of your patronage.
Shop near the Western Hotel.
GEO W. STEEL,
Monona. Oct. 18S6. [vl-nl.]
EGBERT, proprietor of the above
House, has recently enlarged and material
ly improved it, to accommodate the greatly in
creased travel of North Iowa.
A careful attention to the wants of guests will
characterize the employees of the establishment.
A large and comfortable STABLE is conven
iently near, and careful hostlers only are employ
ed. The STAGES from M'Gregor, Dubuque,
and other places east and south, to all points north
and west, change at this House, thus rendering it
a safe, temjxirary Home for travelers who may be
depending on public conveyances.
An experience of Four years in the business, at
Monona, has qualified the proprietor to render the
traveling public as much at ease, and as well pro
vided for as a new country will admit of.
D- Charges Reasonable. -ip
WAR in KANSAS!
THE UNION IS DISSOLVED!!
A. Jf. irJ1RMJYG
Respectfully inform the citizens o
Monona, and the surrounding country
that he it now receiving, and has on hand, a verj
large and splendid assortment of
D$YGOODS, CLOTHS, CASSIMERS,
FLANNELS, SILKS, DELAINES, Ging
hams, Prints, Neck Ties, Shawls, Rib*
bons, aud so on, &c.
Also, a complete stock of
OIT AID VKT GHOCERIES,
Hardware, Tin Ware, Crockery, Glass, Queen's
Ware, Wooden and Willow Ware,
Drugs and Medicines.
Also, a splendid lot of
JEWELRY AND FANCY GOODS,
all of wluch are being sold very cheap, to the
numerous customers of the OLD STAND-BY."
Beef, Hams, Pork,
Baooi, Flour, Meal,
Grains, Salt, Vinegar, and
indeed, every thing that a family needs, can be
bought here at a mere trifle.
We have now on hand, and will sell cheap, the
finest lot of
Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoes, Purs, Gloves and
Hoseiry, ever offered west of New York.
Oar motto is The Nimble sixpence," and we
are bound to please our customers.
ILrOur Terms are Cash or Approved Credit.
N. B. The highest market price will be paid
for Butter, Eggs, and all kinds of produce, in
Cash or Goods.
ILrMv old customers who know themselves in
debt, will please walk unto the "Captain's Office"
and settle. After the Books are closed I design
resuming business again, on the general credit
Dont forget the Cheap Store, on the corner of
Main and Center Streets.
B. B. HARDING.
Monona, Iowa, Oct 1856. [vl-nl]
CABINET. MAKER, Mouona,
constantly on hand, or will make to order
Required by his customers.
ETPsiticular attention paid to tiling fmftil ftn
Coffins, with despatch.
If yon want a Table, Stand,
Bedstead, Bureau, G$board,
Book Case, or a Side Board,
Please give me a call.
Monona, Iowa, Oct, 1856. [vl-nl]
O E Y
WARD, one door west of Harding's
Store, is still on hand, ready to oblige his
mends, with any thing in his line o/business. He
keeps constantly on hand,
Flour, Meal, Fish,
Pails, Tubs, Brooms*
Salt, Crackers, Herriqg,
Cheese, and oth&comforts.
Farmers can find ready sale, for Butter, Eggs
and other marketable Trade.
Monona. Iowa, 1856. [vl-nl]
A. 8. Blair, St Brother.
Hare valuable lands, improved and un
improved, for sale in Clayton, Delaware,
Fayette, Worth, Mitchell, Howard, Win
neshiek and Allamakee Counties. Terms
reasonable. Enquire of
A. S. BLAIR, & BRO.
O N O N A
H. D. EVANS, SILAS EGBERT.
EVANS & EGBERT,
Dealers inForcign and Domestic
Dry Goods, Groceries,
HARDWARE, NAILS, STOVES, IRON,
GLASS, QUEEN'S WARE, FURNITURE,
SASH and FARMING TOOLS, Monona, Iowa,
Hare the pleasure of announcing to the
citizens of Monona, and surrounding country,
that, in addition to their General Stock of most
desirable goods, they are now receiving direct
from the Eastern Cities, the most complete as
sortment of Merchandise ever offered in the
We particularly invite the attention of our old
customers, and the rest of mankind, to the fol
lowing list of articles found in our establishment:
Dry Goods in endless variety, including
Cloths, Casftiniers, Satinets,
Flannels, Prints, Tickings
Denims, Sheetings, Ladies*
Dress Goods and Trimmings.
Also, a fine assortment of Laccs, Edgings, Cam
brics, Gloves, mid
READY MADE CLOTHING,
expressly selected in anticipation of a cold winter,
and a Heavy Trade.
Fine Suits furnished for Weddings and other seri
BOOTS fe SHOES BY THE CORD
Some of them so light and neat they almost dance
of themselves, while others are heavy enough to
defy the most penetrating efforts of Frost and
ttats and Caps,
Of all varieties, from the softest tiol of
MASH-UP, to the most approved fiuhionabll
A S S W A S v
We have a general assortment, of good qual
ity, and at low prices,
Table CtUlery, Axes, Saws, Joiners' Tools,
Spades, Shovels, Iron, Steel, Latches,
Butts, Screws, Nails, Angers,,
Locks, Picks, Blacksmiths'
Tools,Tin and Shut
Cooking, Parlor, Office and Box Stoves.
Also, a general assortment of DRUGS AND
MEDICINES will be found in our Stock.
Housekeepers will find it to their interest, to
examine our Stock of Glass Warc, Wooden Ware,
Queen's Ware and Furniture.
We have a nice lot of Chairs of several kinds
Bedsteads, Lounges, Stands, Tables, &c., &c.
Improved Plows, Rakes, Hoes, Scythes, Forks
and other Furming Tools.
of all description, we cant be beat in quality
An experience of Four Years in business at
this point, enables us to select goods for the ac
commodation of the public, and we hope
our efforts to please will be appreciated.
IC7*Cash, all kinds of Produce, and Good
Promises taken for Goodi.
EVANS fc EGBERT.
Monona, Oct., 1856. [nl-vl
CHAS. DEAN, W. WELLS, '(I. BMXKT
DEAN, WELLS &
The above firm is offering to the citizens of
Monona, and surrounding country, a splendid
which they are willing to exchange for Cash, Pro
duct or Good Credit
The goods have been selected with great care,
expressly for this market, and the public will find
Aeir prices to be as low as the trade will allow.
In their stock may be found all the staple, and
most of the faucy articles known to the trade in
SHEETING, SHIRTING, LINENS, AL
PACCAS, PRINTS, SATINETS,
Cloths, Cambrics, Sltawls, Ladies' aitf
Gents' Gloves and Comfortc, Hoeiet^
Delaines, Cashmeres, Berages, and
'pthcr new styles of Dress Goods.
Hats, Caps and Bonnets,
For all age and conditions,
And at any price required.
Of superior quality, well put together,
Shelf Hardware, Queen's Ware,
Glass and Stone Ware, Brooms,
Tubs, Pails and Wooden Ware
A nice invoice of very choice Groceries, such as
TEA, COFFEE, TOBACCO,
Boots and Shoes,
For Ladies, Gentlemen, Girls, Boys and Infan-ts,
of all sizes, all qualities, all prices.
Yankee Notions, Grindstones, Stoves and Tin
Having employed MR. STEVENS, an excellent
workman in Tin, Copper and Iron Ware, DEAN,
WELLS & Co. are prepared to do all kinds of
Jobbing and Repairing the country may required.
Stove Pipe furnished at short notice, also Stove
Thimbles, Zinc and Drums.
ETTin Pipes put up at reasonable pricea^j-p
As a Tin Shop was much needed at Monona
we trust the neighborhood will make it a paying
concern to us, as it is evidently an accommodation
Ladies and Gentlemen, Housekeepers and Bache
lors, Democrats and Republicans,
Crive us a Call,
DEAN, WELLS fc Co.
Monona, Oct, 1856L [vl-nl-]
Having purchased of DR. FosTca, the Hard
ware and Grocery part of his stock,
E. MM. EOWMjEK,
is now offering for Cash or Produce, a very de
sirable stock of Family Groceries and Provisions,
such as Coffee, Sugar, Tea, Tobacco, Sjilt, Vin
egar, Saleratus, Spice, Starch, Fish, Dried Fruit,
Flour, Crackers, Cheese and other eatables, to
gether with a large variety of
PLANES, CHISELS, AUGERS, CARPEN.
TJ2R, TOOLS, SHELF HARDWARE,
It is his intcntiou to keep supplied with every
thing in liis line, that can be required, and we
hope to receive a- liberal share of the public
ID*Best prices paid for all Country TndeJjut^
Monona, Oct, 1856. [vl-nl]
I E Y
Manufacturer aud Dealer in
BUCK SKIN GLOVES, MITS AND LASHES
Mcrcliants and Pedlars supplied at wholesale.
(ETIIighest price paid fbr Deer Skins.
8. S. JANES.
Would announce to the citizens of Mc
Gregor and all thof»e visiting it on busi
ness or pleasure that he is now offering at
his store, in a handsomely fitted-up BOAT,
at the foot of Main Street, one of the neat
est assortments of Merchandise ever seen
On the Mississippi.
Ilis stock consists of a good assortment
of Fashionable made
CLOTHING, BOOTS & SHOES,
HATS & CAPS,
Stocks, Cravats, Handkerchiefs and Gen
tleman's furnishing goods.
A large and complete assortment of
including some of the finest watches ever
before offered in the mailet. Eye Gkst*?,
Spectacles suited to near sighted persons
as well as to those whose sight is impair
ed by age. Lockets, Ear and Breast Pins,
Of all Qualities and Prices.
Mr. J., also continues to devote his
attention to the repairing of Clocks,
Watches and Jewelry. Engraving of all
kinds neatly done. He is now building
i a house for business in an eligible part of
McGregor, but until that is finished please
call at the Boat.
McGregor, Oct. 17.
Saddle and Harness Repot.
Carriage Trimmings, Buffalo Robes,
Buffalo Shoes, Horse Blankets, and every
Article usually found in this line of trade
Every buyer shall be satisfied with the
quality of our Stock, our Work, and our
Prices. Give us your Trade.
vl-n2 McGregor,! Oct. 1856.
The Proprietor of this well known
stand, is still exerting himself to provide
comforts and conveniences for the great
tide of travelers who visit for business
or pleasure, the garden of the west, Nor
thern Iowa. Increasing business requires
increased facilities for public accommoda
tion and hence the AMERICAN is receiv
ing very material enlargment and improv
ment. Its nearness to the Steam-Boat
Landing has established its reputation as
a convenient House for these who arrive
or are intending
take a Boat, while
every luuxry the market affords is provi
ded for the wants of numerous guests.
Stages leave every morning for all points
West. A Good Stable, well managed, is
near the premises. Baggage conveyed
to and from the boats Free of Charge
W. H. HARDING, Proprietor
The undersigned would announce to the traveling
Public that tliev are now occupying the HOTEL
known throughout the North West as th«
where they would he glad to wait upon all who
may favor them with jwtronage. They will en
deavor to furnish the stranger and the way-t'iirinjr
I m.in, with the best the Oountrv affords, and charge
hiih very moderately for it. The House has been
improved materially and is yet undergoing repairs.
It is convenient to the Landing, and everv atten
tion will bc-paid to the baggage of those who may
be arriving or departingbv the Boats or Ferry.
Leave daily for Decorah, West Union, Osage &c.
HACKS, leave for all points West on arrival of
Connected with the House is a largo and com
modious stable with good hostlers in attendance.
INOERSOLL &. VAN VAJ,KKNBUROH.
A K S I 1 1 1
JTOMMJY MMEMj 1l*MG,
Takes this method of informing all whom it mav
concern, that he is carrying on the above busing
in its various branches, a few doors west of the
New Frame block.
Having in his employ a strong force of
O O W O K K E N
he is ready at all times to take hold of any Job
that may be brought to the shop.
Ironed or repaired.
Mill irons or
machinery of any
kind, made or mended. Particular attention paid
He also announces that he has established a
Waggon shop, in which will be manufactured or
repaired, Waggons, Buggies, Carriages, sleighs,
sleds, cutters, in a word, everything in thatlineof
business. Exp rienced workmen are employed iu
both shops, and every exertion made to satisfy the
large custom he is already receiving.
EDGE TO OLSMAXUFA CTURED.
U N S E A I E
All sorts of Turning, in Wood and Iron.
is the motto of this shop! Bring on your work!!
McGregor, Iowa, Oct. 17.
J*. ©. Over water,
Has the pleasure of announcing to the public
that he is now occupying the above popular resort,
having purchased the stock recently owned by Ad
ams & Busbv. //e has added a nice assortment of
choice Liquors and cigars, and feels himself pre
pared to furnish his customers with all the desira
ble comforts known in eating and drinking.
Oysters & .Sardines always on tiand.
McGregor, Oct. 21
Doors, and Blinds,
11HE Undersigned, continues to manufacture
SASH, DOORS & WINDOW-BLINDS,
of any required size, at his old stand
Being supplied with suitable Lumber, he tt
prepared to furnish any article wanted in
0"Machiuery repaired on Short Notice, and
Coffins made to' order.
B. fl. OLMSTED.
Mouona, Iowa, Oot. 1856. [vl-nl]
HE Undersigned lrns purclutscd the RED
HOUSE, on Main Street, Monona, west
or the Egbert B1 k, and filled it with all the goods
known to an Enlightened appetite If a Strang
er calls he can get a comfortable Lunch at a small
price. If a Citizen drojjs iu, a good Cigar is at
his command while the traveling public and
Housekeepers, can supply themselves with
CIlliBi, Tubs, Buckcts,
Brooms, Dried and Green Fruit
and almost every other article that necessity or
CTNow the beauty of the trade is, tliat we
take all the prtxlucls o^ jpvden and the fields,
for ny goods.
f. D. SAXBY.
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Hon. Scc'y. for M'Gregor, Iowa. n!2tf,
HE Fall term of this school will commence
on Monday, Dec. 1st, to continue Eighteen
Facilities will be afforded for acquiring a thor
ough practical cducatiou surpassed by no other
school of the kind iu the country.
Rates of Tuition for
of Groceries con
stantly on band 9tf
O. s. AKIN,
At their New Store near the Post Of
fice, McGregor, are again under way with
Drugs and medicines,
Paints, Oils, Wiudow Glass, and
DRUGGISTS' GLASS WARE,
They will bo glad to see all their old
friends, and try io make as many new ones
as possible. For the Toilet.
Wo have nearly all the favorite cosmetics,
Fancy Soaps and other nice articles of the
day, together with Hair and Cloth Brushes
In Paints we can furnish you
Fine White Lead, dry or mixed, Red
Lead, Spanish Brown, and all other kinds
ID* Oils and Putty Constantly on hand.
A nice article of Chewing Tobacca, and some
Country merchants, and Physicians are invited
not to pass us on their way to Dubuque or Chica
go, as we are determined to sell our goods at liv
ing prices. We buy our goods low for sharp pay
anil we think we can satisfy any one as to the
reasonableness of our profits and sales.
Will the Public do us the favor to command
our services in this line of business.
Orders per mail accompauied by good referei.
CCf, aud ou short notice promptly filled and goods
forwarded as directed.
vl ZL2 mcOfcjor, Ivwa, 1W6
HARDWARE, GROCERIES, QUEEN
WARE, &c., &c.,
Opposite the Upper House,
Have now on hand, and are constantly
receiving, a full and complete asort
ment of desirable goods, which
have been purchased for
CASH, in the best
Eastern and Southern Market^
find they will be sold at rNRKAsifHK
low rates, so that purchasers need
not visit any other market west of St.
Louis or Chicago, to purchase a gbod and
cheap supply. We solicit a care
fnl examination of our stock,
when we hope to offer such
advantages as to qual
ity and prices
asViII give entire satisfaction.
Our Stock consists in part of
Silks, and Ladieft*
E S S O O S
Shawls, Collars, Gloves and Hosieijf,
E A Y A E
Gents Furnishing Goods,
in every style known to taste or necessity.
In Groceries they are unexcelled. hav
ing a fine assortment of Teas, in large
or small boxes suitable for the trade Cof
fee, Tobacco, «frc.
lJbls. White Fish,
S50 Bbls. Salt.
5^! I Hals. Sugar.
Pickled Pork,bv the barrel,
Corn and Pearl Starch, Candies, Nuts, Cigars,
Crackei-s. Cheese, Figs, Raisins, Candles, Matches
Soaps, Glass of all sizes, Brooms, Ropes, and
Cordage, Tub- Buckets. Churns, White Lead,
Oils. Turjentme, Putty, Wall t| ®rand
Powder, Shot. Lead, Saws, Augers. Braces, Cliis
els, Tools and House Trimmings of all kinds.
%M S .IP S
i Of all Varieties.
and Carpet Sacks.
Ito O TS MT S MMO E S,
Seamless Bags, and an innumerablenumhemf all
articles of trade usually kept in a Jobbing and
Give us a call if yon want goods.
Cash paid or Goods exchanged for marketable
JYEW STORE ROOMS
returned from the East with a
o o s
suitable to the market, takes pleasure in advising
the public that he is pre(tared to fill all the orders
they may favor him with.
His removal to the NEW BRICK STORE,
enables him to exhibit goods more satisfactorily,
aud he trusts that old customers, and new ones,
will study their interests and give him a call, as a
heavy stock was bought with a view to Larger
His Stock consists of
y o o s
Of all descriptions usually found,
Of the best Quality ever brought to the market.,
A large assortment of Ready ule Clothing,,
at prices to suit customers. Boots aud Shoes,,
Hats and Caps of all styles and for all ages and,
a w a e
Such as Axes, Saws, Augers, Hammers, Hatchets
Files, Knives and Forks, Pen and PocketCntlerv
Scissors, Shears, Butts aud Screws, Nails, Glass
Cordage, &.C., &e.
Brooms, Wooden Ware, Crockery, Medicines
Powder, Shot, Lead, and Caps.
All kinds of Produce from the field or the
Forest, as well as Cash, taken in
Sash and Doors for the
D. E. A II R.I SON,
Wholesale 4* Retail Dealer iu Saah, Doors "ll
In the New Frame Block, Northsideof Main St.,
McGregor, Iowa. Orders Ltft jyxmmtly at
McGregor, Obt. 10,1856.
AT M'GREGOR, IOWA,
The Subscriber would inform the public that he
has opened a Furniture Wait'room iu the New
Frame Building on Main Street, w here he will
keep on hand, for sale at the very lowest prices, a
arge stock of
u n i u e
Among which may be found Bedsteads, three
feet common, to seven feet octagon. Alse Cane-
of all kinds and prices, Stands, Lounges, Settees,
Talles, Matrasses, Baby Wagons, and other ar
tides too numerous to mention.
Having had expertenoe in the business
for a number of years, he is confident
that he can satisfy all those who may &
vor him with a uull.
vl-B« M. BERNATZ.
A. S BLAIR,
Will attend promptly to drawing and ac
knowledging Deeds, Mortgages, Bonds,
«fcc., and all other Notarial business en
trusted to him. He is also Agent for
Risks taken at reasonably rates. (Mftew
opposite the Post Oftiee.
MeCJrejfor, Oct. 10, 1866.
Notice to ('ontractors.
the first and second Divisions,
hundred ami forty miles.
Plans, Profiles, Maps Spec'tications may
GEORGE E. WOODWARD, Engineer.
*5eataud wood bottom Chain*. Also, a large as- brick buihling one doo^
jfortmcnt of Wood aud Cane-Seat Rockers he w ill be ready at all times to wait upon his custo?
u e a u s
McGregor, Oct. 10, 1856, uttf
MICHAEL* BERN ATZ,
Would Respectfully inform the ptrtSte
that he he will continue the Baking Busi
ness in all its branches, at his new three
story Building, one door east of the Am
erican, where he keeps constantly on
hand a good supply of Bread, and all
kinds of Cakos and Pies.
iC*T Meals tind Lunches furnished at
& Missouri River R.R.Co
Office at 1/cGregor,
JlfcGregor, Oct 15th, 1W56
PROPOSALS will be received attW
ottice of abovo fom|mnv, in McGregor—
until the 1st day of December next, for the Gn&»
ing, Bridging, Jlfasonrv and Superstructure
seen, and other information with reference to the
work may be obtained at the Company's Office OS
and after 1st Nov. 1856. The f^im|Miny reserve
the right to reject any bill which may be offered for
the performance of the work, for want of satisfac
tory security, or other cause.
Rail Road Etine.
The undersigned, late of Indiana, hereby
nounces to the public that he has established
lii vorv Stable, at Monona,
when1 he is ready to accommodate any body wife#
may favor him with a call, with Saddle Horscg,
Buggies, single and double Carriages, Wagoifll*
Hacks, and on the approach of winter, you cstfb
find cutters and sleiglia with the Buffalo Robe af»
Passengers arriving at Monona, by applying It
Parry's Stable, can be conveyed to any point
quick time and at reasonable price.9.
He is also aliout establishing a Line of
and Stages from the terminous of the
Milwaukee and Missis
sippi Rail Road.
through Prairie du Chicn and McGregor to M®»
nona, thence to Decorah, West Union and Osage
Careful and gentlemanly drivers, first rate stocltvl*'
moderate prices and a wide-awake aotivity, will
characterize this Line.
W. A. PARRY.
EMMERY ST.MBW K
rriHE Subscribe^ repeetfully announce
I they have established a
V E Y s w A n
at McGregor and are prepared to accommodate
their friends and patrons with good Saddle Horsca*
or Horses with Buggies, Carriages, Hacks
Wagon* for short or long trips, at short notice aikl.
on reasonable terms.
PEARSALL & CHURCH.
McGregor, Iowa, nltf
circulation of Harpers New Monthlv
1 Mag •l/ine is now greater than at :iuv previ
ous time since its publication was commenced, ai||
is steadily and rapidly increasing. The same p!.»
which lias made it so popular hitherto ,vili con
tinue to he pursued. It will aim to present regu
larly, in more elegant dress and at a chewier rate,
a larger amount of better reading matter than has
ever been given to the public iu .my similar peri
odical, either foreign or domestic. Its contents will
be made up with constant reference to the uauls
ainl tastes of the great body of the American peo- I
pie, rather than those of any particular class
profession. W liile it will IK* the endeavor of it&
conductors, in all its departments to combine en
tertainment with instruction, special care will
taken to exclude everything that can give juat
cause of complaint to any interest or any section
ot the country, and especially everything that can
offend the most tastidious, on the score of taste or
morality. A large uumlier of interesting and
valuable articles have already been prepared tte
the next volume the series of Pictorial artl
eles, written by the most [topular authors, and 8
lustrated by the most gifted aud popular artists hi
the United Stajes, expressly for the Magazint*.
will be continued the*ehoicest productions of A
nierican and European literary talent will be inf
lected for its pages the variety, interest, attracjk
iveness of its editorial departments will be in
creased and nothing will be left undone to merit
that large share of public favor with which thiti
far their entertainment has been received.
Each number w ill contain 144 octavo pages,
double columns, each year thus comprising nearS~
two thousand pages of the choicest Miscellaneous
Literature ot the day. Everv number will eon-.
tain numerous Pictorial Illustrations, accurato^^
plates of the fashions, a copious chronicle of cist
rent events, and impartial notices of the impoit
ant books of the month. The volume commencM
with the numbers for June and December.
TKRMS—The Magazine may le obtained if
Book-sellers, Periodical Agents, or from the pup*
lishers, at three dollars a year, of twenty-fivlt
cents each. The semi-annual volumes, as com
pleted, neatly liound in cloth, are sold at two dol
lars each. Nine volumes arc now ready, bouud*
The publishers will supply specimen numbers gra
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liberal arrangements with them for circulating tlw
Magazine. The Magazine weighs over seven ami
not over eight ounces. The postage on each num
ber, which must be prepaid quarterly, is three
MARTIN NIKNHAHOT takes this method ofinfonj|p*'
ing his old friends, and the public iu gencrajj
received his large stock of
Provisions, Cutlery, Hardware, &e., &c.
His stock consists in part of
(all kinds,) Sugar, Coffee, Salt,
bacco, (chewing and smoking,) iS'uult,
(Hamburg aud Ohio,) Soap, Herring,
Mackerel, Codfish, Sardines, Oyg-
Glass, Putty, Paints,
-u,V' oils, Dvcstuffs,
Powder, Shot, Soc., &c., &c.
ife ou baud, audi* uonstai^tjyf£fe|iY
ng,alarge supply of genuine
IMPORTED WINES fe U^lJOKb
Which he will sell as low tis they can be bought thfe
side of New York city. He has also a small etoqfl
In short, he keeps on hand everything usually call
ed for in a Grocery Store. His store is in Ihe new
Prauio 4u Chien,Cet.24,156. tf
At the well known stand on Main streot
is always ready to furnish house-keepers,
Hotels orSteamboats, with any amount of
PORK, Mutton, Veal, VaaiMn, or toy
tiling else in the
Tline of meat.
He will pay the highest price for good
Fat Cattle, Hogs, Sheep or Calves. H|
also buys all the Dry aud Green Hideffc
Pelts, Deer Skins & Furs of all descrip*
A N O E
Furnished to the weary, by the gallo®
Meals at aU Hourm
CANDIES, CIGARS, NUTS,
j'CHEESE, TRIPE, PICKUE&,
PIGS FEET, & OYS-
PAUL, is doing a fine Ibutuiess alrea
dy, but a little moreexertion will be useA
if his customers continue to increase.
Come to the Market UoUM &tloon, an£
McGregor, Iowa, u?tf
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