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i .'! ;( From the Olive Branch.
o .:' BY MRS. M.A. DEN1SON.
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v f'l ant afraid I cannot save poor little
Mary Evans,". said Dr. Lisle' to his wife
as lie took his Beat at the supper table,
Tlicy arc all lmlf distracted over there
even Jhe grandmother liiiscoasedto impor
triije'iuc about licr herbs an J nostrums, and
KhatfiM with tears this morning, that 'twas
no use doing anything for Mary, now nhc
had heard the death cull."
"But her mother what does she pay T
asked Sirs. Lisle, her cheek a shade pal
as she ppoko u think the child is every
thing to her, especially since her father has
declared himself an atheist."
, She is calm, but suffering intensely.
'I sometimes think,' that could it bo the
cause of changing my husband's belief,
could spare Mary.' And then her hands
ell, and the tears rolled over her thin face
and there was anguish in every tear.
Poor creature, it will bo a loss indeed.'
'What a beautiful little girl she is,' re
maiKou the doctor's wife, the moisture
standing in her eyes; 'what eloquence in
all her movements ! the fact that she is
dumb makes her so interesting. I never
could look at her unmoved, as I can at
sown children. I was there the other day
and she was sitting at her mother's fect
talking with those large, luminous eyes.
As I went in, she moved back a little, and
in conversation, her mother spoke of Mr.
Evans. She did not shed tears, and she
was talking in very low, subdued tones.
I heard a sob, and looking around the lit
tic child was sobbing in all the abandon
ment of grief.
'It is just so, whenever I ppeak of her
father,' said Mrs. Evans, holding the child
to her bosom; poor littlo one I by some
tieart intuition, sue seems to be aware of
Li danger .J What should I do without thee,
my dear dumb Mary V
'Suppose you go over,' the doctor sugges
ted ; 'Mrs. Evans needs sympathy, and she
tells mo she thinks by some yearning glan
coa of the littlo ono towards the door, she
misses your accustomed visit.'
The doctor's wife needed no urging, and
together they sought the afflicted family.
Mr. Evans was a rich man ; his house
iras the most elegant in town ; his name
tood in bold relief against a ground-work
of silver., 'Ossian Evans,' and at the ring
of the bell came troops of servants. Now
as doctor Lisle ascended the marblo steps
passing into the door, without giving notice.
Molly, the nurse of littlo Mary, stood weep,
ing in the hall.
'What! is the child worse?' exclaimed
the physician, while his wifo ascended to
the room above.
Just then tho father appeared; his eyes
woro red, and his voice husky. He wrung
tho doctor's hand, and his tones faltered
as ho cried with suppressed anguish, 'oh 1
can't bear it doctor. To lose her thus ?
and never, never seo her again ; this, this
is agony unutterable.'
,'An agony such as the Christian never
feels said tho doctor with emotion, 'but
lot mo pass to the child.'
'Stop, doctor-i-bow tell a frantic man ;
Aowcan I believe ? Oh ! if I could if I
could,' largo drops stood on his forehead,
hi 8 eyes glazed and hollow, refused a tear;
he respired heavily like a man in the last
throes of dessolation. 'But go ! though the
stamp is on her forehead ; she is almost
gone. Oh, heaven ! that I could believe,'
he cried most fiercely as the physician left
him; 'this damning doubt that makes my
veins curdle as I cherish it, that fills me
with delight that is full of horrors ! Oh !
God, if .thcro bo a God, havo mercy on
me I1..
Mcanwhilo 'tho little sufferer placidly
awaited death. Shadows laid over the som
bre room ; they were visible ; not bo the
shadow of. that dread majesty who m men
call death, and who, pale with prophetic
silence, held the sceptre abovo the white
brow. Loose and uncurled tho waves of fine,
golden hair, caressed tho lace fringing of
the' pillow. Ilcr eyes, larger and more
mysteriously beautiful, were rivited by
turns upon her mother's faco and upon
things unseen Eave by tho tenants of death
beds. Mrs; Lislo sat near tho mother with
an arm about her waist; tho doctor stood
anxious and soirolvfulon the opposite side,
his hands clasped. Onco he made the re
mark, 'she does no t suffer.'
'Why does not her father oorao in V ask
ed Mrs. Lislo in a gcutlo whispor.
'He says ho cannot see her die;' answer,
cd tho mother, her frame quivering with
suppressed sobs."
FathoVl'.l 1
The voice .was clear, ' distinct, sweet.
The doctor started back aghast, unclasping
bis Lands violontly ; the mother and the
dootdrV wifo sprang to their feet.
Pather;; saw Iho. Jittlo voice again. No
longed dumb, with an eloquent look did the
child' appeal.. - Mrs. .Lisle,, reeling with
astonishment flew to the outer room, and by
gesturo bade the fattier enter. - lie walked
in, palo as dcathnnd with fearful look,
Lo.njpved toward the'child. y -,
vratuer,- saiu mo nine voice again, ais
tinctufy and then tbo eyes turned upward.
A light oF-Hpture Hu'dled Tor j' element
their1 dying 0amc and in the dead silifneS
tp.irtti.Vlin Mrnnl tiiivnn '
. TJiejtlear btiiul $uk-nerveless,. tbo light
fled fruin those blue eyes--the lips stiffen
ed."1'" ' i - :.' ' .' ' .;
With a heavy souu.tl thd awe-struck infi
del fell swooning to the floor; but for the
mother, there was peace even in the cricf
that shrouded her face.
The story flew. Pome sneered, but al
believed. From that date so powcrfu
was the impression made at the grave of her
who being dumb yet spoko commenced a
hearty and efficacious revival: and the
scoffer Evans is now a minister of tho gos
"A fugitive from heaven ami prayer
lie mocked at nil religious fenr,
Deep scienocd in the msxy lore
Of mnd philosophy."
lie was, but now, to him,
"Religion's nil. Defending frcm the skies
To wretched mnn thegodess in her loft
Holds out this world, and in her right the ::oxt;
Religion ! the cole voucher mnn is man ;
Supporter sole of mnn nboyo himself ;
Even in this night of frailty, change, and denth
She gires the son) n soul that nets the god.
Religion 1 providence ! and after state I
Here is firm footing ; here is n solid rock ;
This can support us all is sea besides:
Sinks under us ; bestorms and then devours.
His hand the good man fastens on the skies.
And bids earth roll, nor feels her idol whirl."
A young man eighteen or twenty years
of age, a student iu the University, took a
walk one day with a professor, who was com.
monly called the student's' friend, such
was his kindncs to the young men whose
office it was his to instruct
While they were now talking together,
and tho professor was seeking to lead the
conversation to grave subjects, tliny saw an
old pair of shoes lying in the path,
which they supposed to belong to a poor
man who w as at work in tho field and who
ad nearly finished his day's work.
The young student turned to the profes
sor, saying "let us play the man trick ; we
will hide his shoes and conceal ourselves bo
hind those bushes, and watch to sec his per
plexity when he cannot find thcra."
"My dear friend," answered tho profes
sor, "we must never amuse ourselves at
the expense of tho poor. But you arc rich,
and you may give yourself a much great
er pleasure by means of this poor man.
ut a dollar in each shoe, and then wo will
hide ourselves."
The student did so, and then placed him
self, with the professor, behind the bushes
close by, through which they could easily
watch the laborer, and seo whatever won
der and joy he might express.
The poor man had soon finished his work
and came across the field to the path where
he had left his coat and shoes. While he
put on his coat, he slipped one foot into one
of his shoes, but feeling something hard,
he stooped down and found the dollar. As
tonishnient and wonder were set upon his
countenance, ho gazed upon the dollar
turned it around and looked at it again ;
then ho looked around him on all sides, but
could see no ono. Now he But the monev
in his pocket, and proceeded to put on the
other shoe ; how great was his astonish
ment when he found another ! His feel
ings overcame him and he fell upon his
knees, looking up to heaven, and uttered
loud and fervent thanksgiving in which
he ppoke of his wife, sick and helpless, and
hi3 children without bread, whom this
timely bounty from Bome unknown hand
would save from perishing.
The young man stood thcro deeply affect
ed and tears fillod his eyes.
"Now," said the professor, "are you not
much better pleased than if you had play
ed your intended trick."
"Dearest sir," answered the youth, "you
have taught me a lesson now that I will
never forget. I feel now tho truth of the
words which I never understood, "it's bet
ter to give than to receive."
We would never approach tho poor but
with tho wish to do them cood.
No wise man ever wishes to be young
Self-will is the offering of self indul
gence. Liberality consists less in giving much
than in giving wisely.
The terror of being thought poor has
been the ruin of thousands.
Wine and passions aro racks oft nsod to
extort words from us.
The greatest truths aro the simplest, so
aro the greatest men.
Who cannot keep his own secret, ought
not to complain if another tells it.
Ho is no mean philosopher who can
give a reason for one-half of what ho
thinks. .
Evory man ought to endeavor to shield
others from tho evils he has experienced
There is a modesty in pure desires after
excellence, which affection can never coun
Wanted to Know. Tho address of
firo when it goes out.
Whethor a treblo singer does throe
times the work, or is paid three times as
much as another.
Whcather a lawyer cvor fainted under
the burthen of conveying a house.
fiSy"Fathor, what do you mean by rais
ing things in hot housed ?"
"Why, my dear boy, you arc being rais
ed in a houso too hot to hold mo, some
times.' ' The mother raised the broom-
rstitk, and tho man disappeared in a Lur
Owing to the present prospective hig
price of wheat, any thing relating to its
culture aud increase, can be of interest to
our readers; henco we insert tho followin
letter from a Pennsylvania subscriber ;
Eds. Cultivator : Seeing enquiries made
of you in regard to tho spring wheat,
cheerfully send to you what I know of it
practically. Two years since, my brother
living in Illinois, sent me a barrel of flou
made from Rio spring wheat, which on tri
al I found to bo equal to over 'Double Ex
tra from selected wheat." This called my
attention to it, and the following winter,
on my return from a visit west, I brought
homo three bushels for seed, which I sow.
ed about tho middle of March, on a corn
field, without plowing , having first cutup
and burnt the stalks, and harrowed it twice
previous to sowing and twice afterwards
I sowed the three bushels on two and a
half acres, and harvested 47 bushels. On
having it flowered, 1 got 27 lbs to tho bush
el, and the bread was found to retain its
moisture longer than that made from win
tor wheat.
Tho reputation of spring wheat flour has
been greatly injured in eastern markets, by
the fact that until within a few years, tho
majority of the western mills have been
greatly defective ; and to avoid the unpop
ularity, my brother, who is a miller, writes
me they invariably brand all good spring
wheat flour as having been made from win
ter wheat.
If any of your subscribers should send
to their friends west, for this wheat, tell
them to gut it from the farmers before it is
mixed in market, and get cither tho Rio,
Italian or Canada Club, as the Black Sea
and Portland are quite inferior to thoso
above mentioned.
John T. Rusiiton.
Lime Water in Bread Making.
In bread making the vinous fermenta
tion sometimes passes . into the acid, and
thus rendering the bread sour and disa
greeable Liebig has lately performed a
scries of experiments to improve the prep
aration of bread, from which he comes to
the conclusion that the only effective and
innocuous means of improving the qualities
of wheat and rye bread, is lime water. In
making dough, ho advises ono pint of clear
lime water to bo used for every five pounds
of flour.
The lime water is first added to the flour,
after which a sufficient quantity of common
water is added to work the whole into good
common dough, the leaven being fixed
with the water.
The lime water prevents the bread from
becoming sour, and is a healthy ingredient.
Lime water can be prepared by stirring
some quick lime in a vessel containing pure
cold water, then allowing tho sediment to
settle. The clear is then to be poured off,
and kept in bottles for use. No care is re
quired respecting tho quantity of lime, and
no more.
Those who uso saleratus in tho raising
of bread aro recommended to cease its use,
and employ pure baker's yeast and a little
lime water.
Our bones arc composed of the phosphate
of lime, and those who uso fine flour, re
quire for their health a littlo more lime
than is contained in their food. Cream of
tartar and carbonate of soda are far inferi
or to common yeast for making healthy
More cream of tartar, carbonate of soda,
and saleratus are used in Boston in making
bread, in ono day, than aro used in all Eu
ropo in ono year.
It is tho cxtravagaut use of these arti
cles that is the cause of our young men
and young women having decayed teeth.
In France, in the largo cities, no ono makes
what we in this country call family bread ;
henco tho government is very strict in
their laws regulating the manufacture of
bread by the bakers. Officers are appoint
ed to keep a strict watch over them and if
detected in nsing, or having in their ba
keries ammonia, saleratus, or carbonate of
soda, they are subject to a heavy fine.
Wo should havo such laws in this city;
then those of us who Lave to patronize the
bakers, would find the staff of life a much
better support than it is. Botton Trans
cript. ','..'
RW An agricultural friend, who return
ed from Franco lately informs us that tho
farmers thcro Lave discovered that by leav.
ing a portion of their potatoes intended for
seed, in tho ground during tho winter, and
replanting in the spring is a romedy
against the continuance of tho various dis
eases to which the potatoo of late years has
been subjected. It will be reccollectcd
that process was first recommended in this
country by Mr. Roberta. Wo havo tried
this experiment by leaving potatoes in the
ground last year, mulching them slightly
during the winter with a brush. When
we dug them in tho spring, wo found the
potatoes porfect and very solid, and have
planted them along side others, kcptlntho
cellar during winter. Tho growth of the
crop gives fair evidence of the superiority
of tho seed left in tie ground, and from pros
ont nppoarances, our experiment, lacked
by the result claimed by Robert and by tho
farmers, is likely to sustain the recommcn
dation of tho Farmers Club of the Ameri
can Institute for tho trial of this plan, ud,
those of tho Agricultural prcNT.who at
tempted to laugh it down at the time of its
publication will jbe- able to review their
jokes with soma jprofit to their readers.
Younystown True American.
The Effect of Cold on Farm Animals
The Peru (Illinois) Chronicle of tho 7th
iust., learns from a farmer who resides on
the south ; tide of the Illinois river, some
particulars of tho storm on the 20th ult
His cattle, thoiijrh they were enclosed
within a circle of straw stacks and hay
stacks, were so much suffocated with the
driving snow blast, that they refused to
cat. The snow was driven between the
hairs, and coming in contact with tho skin,
aud wait for a moment molted, then frozen,
until the whole covering of tho animals,
seemed one unbroken armor of ice, which
did not disappear on many for four days
after. The snow melting on their fore
heads and running down, foimcd huge
icicles that passed down over their face, and
reached far below the nose, giving "thoin
the appearance of the beast with tho len
horns in many instances tho broad sheets
of ice falling over, their eyes, blindfolded
them effectually. Their nostrils wore fil
led with frozen snow ttat Lad been driven
into them by tho violence of tho wind.
Ilia barn-yard chickens wore many of them
frozen, and what is singular, in nearly ev
ery caso they wcro fouud with their bills
as wide apart as they could bo sundered
and filled the mouth with solid ice. He
has driven his' teams and cattle over fen
ces, the snow being on a level with them,
and so compact as to sustain a heavy load.
The Collins Line Appropriation-
ruption of Congress.
Tho New York Tribune, in tho course
of a strong article denouncing the passage,
by Congress, of a law giving to tho Collins
Lino an immense lomts from the public
treasury forcibly says :
'(Now, if Congress had thrown away
this vast sum in a freak of generosity or
folly we might have regretted tho waste
of money, but we should not be called to
deplore a still more grave calamity. The
evil in this case is, that Congress was not
deluded it wes corrupted. Where the
the money camo from we do not legally
know we can only give a Yankee guess
but that this money passed this bill mon
ey not merely expended on borers and
whecdlers, and the usual oyster-cellar ap
pliances of lobby legislation but money
counted down into the palms of members
of Congress themselves this is as clear
as tho noon-day sun. Members who but a
few months age were breathing out
thrcatcnings and slaughter against the Col
lins job, havo now spoken, canvassed and
voted for the still more extravagant provi
sions of tho bill of this session.
"It gives us no pleasure to speak of
these things. We would gladly bury them
in oblivion, but for tho certainty that the
fearful precedent established in this case
will work immeasurable demoralization in
the national councils, and woo to the
American people. When members of Con
gress arc bought and sold like horses at
Tatteral's, or second-hand furniture in
Chatham-street, the miaria of corruption
will soon infect tho wholo atmosphere of
tho metropolis; speculators will lay their
plans for gettiug millions out of the treasu
ry, and will cooly calculate the amount re
quisite to buy their bill through tho two
Houses. Then any affectation of virtue
on tho part of members whoso votes aro to
be had, will only nccessiato an addition to
the aggregate to bo stolen, and no mom Dor
can vote for even a good measure, by which
individuals arc to bo benefitted, without
subjecting himself to somo taunt of the
universal rottenness. Men and brcathren!
think of these things !"
Who docs not applaud the President for
vetoing this corrupt project 1
Our President gets '25,000 a year.
The English Queen $2,000,000. The few
old revolutionary pensioners yet remaining
amongst us, get from eight to thirty dol
lars a month, because they fought for and
won our liberty and independence, nor
Royal Highness, tho Duchess of Kent,
gets $150,000 because she is the mother
of tho Queen; nud the Duchess of Glou
cester S00,000 per year, for being tho
Queen's aunt.
Prosperity and Adversity. Tho
virtue of prosperity is temperanco ; tho
virtuo of advertisity is fortitude. . Pros
perity is the blessing of the Old Testainont;
adversity is tho blessing of tho New, which
carrieth tho greater benediction and tho
clearer revelation of God's favor.. Yet,
even in tho Old Testament if you listen to
David's harp, you shall. Lear ;aa many
hcarscliko airs as carols; and the pencil
of the Holy Ghost Lath labored more in
describing tbo afflictions of Job than the
felicities of Solomon. Prosperity ; is not
without many fears and disasters ; and ad
vcrsity is not without comforte's hopes.
We seo in needleworks and embroideries it
i3 nioro pleasing to have a lively work upon
a sad and solemn ground, than to Lave, a
dark and melancholy work upon a light
somo ground ; judgo thcrcforo of tho pleas
ure of tho heart by . thc Tpleasnre of tho
cyo. Certainly, virtue in Jiko prcqious
odors, most fragrant where they ore incon
cd or crushed ; for prosperity, doth Lest
discover vice, but adversity doth best uis
cover virtue. Lord Bacon.
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sif je Sevastopol. JTot.TakenJf; lL
lEIST,. Market 6trcet baa in" Btoro an
x excellent nssorlmcnt of CONFECTIONE
RIES, ifrc'., purchased expressly for this market:
Raisins by the pound or box; Crackers, choice
brands; Currants; Candies; Dates; Prunes; Lem
ons; Figs; Citron; Gum Drops; Know Nothings;
Jenny Lind Drops; Cakes of all kinds; Nuts of
all kinds; Fruits; Fire Cracker", Torpedoes, Ao.
Parties furnished with Pound, Fruit, Lady Cake
and Ire Cream. V
. Great inducements offered to Country merch
ants and others, who wish to purchase by tho
quantity For bargains in Cnnfertionrrieit.cull
at . , , SI. FEIST'S,
Jan. 1, '55. Market Bt., Steubeiiville.
J. E. SIACK & CO.,
PAPER DEALERS, Market street, nbove
Fourth, south side, Sleubenvillo, Ohio, keen
constuntly on hand and for sale, a large nad
well selected stock of Miscellaneous and School
BOOKS ; Plain and Fancy STATIONERY ;
Writing nnd Wrapping PAPERS, BLANK
BOOKS, etc., etc.! all of which they will sell
on tho most favorable terms at wholesale or
Country merchants and other dealers will be
supplied at very low wholesale prices.
o.n. o. s wo. are preparea tolurnish the
best American Magazines, ns early as they can
be received by mail. They also keep on hand
a choice snpply'of Shjet Musio, Jan. 1, '55.
Boohselhrs, Stationers, raptr Dealers, Blank
Bonk Manufactitrrrt and uovk Binders,
FJEALERS at Wholesale and Retail, in
School, Classical, Medical, Theological,
Miscellaneous, and Blank Books, Ruled and
Plain Cap, Post nnd Note Paper, Printine and
Wrapping Papers, Wall Papers and Borders.
School, Coumiiig-IIouse and Fancy Stationery.
Merchants and others desiring to purchase,
will do well to cull and examine our stock.
J he highest market price paid for Rags.
North sido of Market, nbove Fourth street.
Steubenville. Ohio. Jan. 1 . '55.
Sky-Light Daguerreotype Rooms.
Q. W. WISER, respectfully announ-
ces to the public, that ho has recently re
fitted nnd refurnished the rooms, comer Fifth
and Market streets, in a style inferior to none.
He has spared no pains or expense to make his
rooms pleasant, where one and nil may take
pleasure in visiting, nnd where all who wish
may be supplied with Daguerreotypes of the
finest tone, true to the life, at very reasonable
rates, and will take great pains to pleaso all
who may favor him with their palronage.
ETRuoms corner of Fifth and Market streets,
immediately over Halsted's Shoe Store.
Steubenville, Jan, 1, 1855.
design and principle, lor hurninir Coal, has
nn extra large oven, a good draft, and casilv
cienneo; construe! ion sucn ns io meot the expec-
ations of all, and guaranteed to give satisfac-
ion to the purchaser. Will you cull and seo it?
i os. o and 4 hi tra Coal Cook Stoves.
" 1 " 2 Hartley " " do.
3 4 Air Tight Wood do.
" 2 " 4 Premium do. do.
" 1 " 2 K Cook or Bachelor Stoves.
hgg, l'arlur and Chamber btoves of beautiful
design, fancy Urates, renders, etc., etc., all at
reduced prices, at tho Ohio Foundry Wnrerooms,
Alarm street. fcdlAKr & CKAIU.
Steul)envillo, Jan. 1, 1855.
Wholesale Drug House.
npiIE subscribers have on hand a large
and well selected stock of Drusrs. Chemi
cals. Paints. Dve Stuffs. Oils. Varnishes. Brush.
cs, Patent Medicinos, Perfumery, Surgical In
struments, Daguerreotype stock, Glassware, etc.,
etc., which they offer very low either wholesale
or retail. Dcolers will hnd it to their interest
to examine our stock and prices, ns we are de
termined to sell as low as any house in the
West. Orders promptly executed, and personal
attention paid to shipping.
DRUG EMPORIUM, Market street, twe doors
below tho Jefferson Branch Bank.
Steubenville, Jan. 1, 1855.
New Root and Shoe Store.
Jj A. TONNEll has ou hand tho larg
est and best assortment of Boots, Shoes,
Hats and Caps that have ever been offered in
this part of tho country. As lie is doing exclu
sively a cash business, he can and will sell
wholesale and retail cheaper than any other es
tablishment in the city. All who wish to pur
chase, will please call atthe new Boot and Shoe
Store of E. A. TONNER,
Market street, between Fifth and Sixth.
Steubonville, Jan. 1, 1855.
PORWARDING & Commission Mer
chants, for the salo of Flour, Grain, Bacon,
Lard, Butter, Wool. 8ecds, Dried Fruits, Salt,
Nails, Window Glass, Merchandize nnd Produce
in geuerul, Stcubeuvillc, Ohio.
Frsziur fc Drennen, Steubenville, 0.
H. H. Collins, Pittsburgh, Penn.
Win. Holmes A Co., do.
Hozea Si Frazier, Cincinnati, jan. 11, '55-t
JNotice to Shippers. ..
Transportation Dkpartment, (
Ofkick S. ft I. R. R. Co.,
FREIGHT TRAIN is now running
x to HRiiover, leaving this Station daily,
(Sundays excepted,) at 5,30 n. m.
Shipments to all stations, except Unionport.
vaiiio,riiiTic aim new luursci, must, ue Pre-
1.1 -11 t !-l.. 3 . . t
I'uiui mm uit ueigni, uunvereu bi i no uepot be
tween the hours of 7 a. m. and 5 p. m.
No freight will be received or delivered nfinr
7 o'clock p. ni.
Jan. 4, 1855. General Freight Agent.
M. TDATCnwl. o. D. KllBLIN.
Thatcher & KerUn,
1 second door below Marknt. Steubenville.
Ohio, keep constantly for. solo and make up to
order, Cloths, Cassiniores, and Vesting. ' Also,
Suspenders, Gloves, Shirts, Crnvats, Hosiery,
nnd iHirnisiung Ooods generally. Itrorders
respectfully solicited. Jnn. 1, '55.
House Painting, Glazinsr, &c.
pERRY COYLE would notify tho pub-
lie that he U still ready to wait on his pa
trons in the business of House Painting, Glaz
ing, raper Hanging and Graining. Sign Paint
ing done by journeymen. 8hop on Market St..
south side, opposite lulgoro s new Hull,
ilo, Jan.
. 1, 1855.
J. H. MI UKR. R. SIIKIlRARn: jr.
X AT LAW. Office, Market street, opposite
Washington Hall, Steubenville, Ohio. Prompt
attontion to collecting nud securing claims.
Agents for obtaining Pensions - and Bounty
Lands. Land Warrants bought and sold.
January I, leoa. .,,
Attachment Notice.
AT my Instnnce on the IGtu day of March,
John Bray Esq,., a Justice of the Peace within
and for jetTursnn county, Ohio ngaiusfthe goods
chattels, atocksor interests in stocks.right cred
its, moneys and effects of David m o. Foster,
Charles a. Foster, and Edwin Tewksburv.Dart.
ners by the name oi Foster Bro. dc eo. for the
sum ofavu dollars .. AbbahamW.Sabukkt,
March 22, 1855 3-t.
Per Adams' & Co's Express.
rj. & J. SCOTT, havo just received
by Adams' A Co's Express, a new assort
ment of those desirable Plaids, which thev will
sell at exceedingly low prices. Call at Scott's
Fancy and Trimming Stem, Washington Hall
oniiuings, January 1, 1855.
, THOMPSON HANNA ft 80NS, Ohio..
Paper Hanufaofcurtre, Sioubonvillo,
JHhuary 1.18W.
Steubonville and Indian! Railroad.
UARY 4th, Trains will be run daily (ex
cept Sundays,) as follows : -'v.i'jj ;i;il,
Leaves Steubenville at. 7,00 A. M. .
Arrives ut Newark Bh- 3,00 P M.
. - --J- T RET UR N 1 N tt, r-) r)r
Leaves Newark at '..'.'..'.11,15 A. al.
Arrives at Steubenville at .....7,15 I. M.
Lenvex Steubenville at. .... : . .4,15 P. M.
Arrives at Cadiz at. .; , ,0,30 P.. M, u
Leaves Cadu at... .T,30 A.; M. ;
Arrivus at Steulienville at .....U.50 A. M. .
. Leaves Steubenville at 5.30 a. M.; and arrives
same phico.at 6,00 p. m. Leaves Hanover at
5,45 a. m., and arrives same place at 5,00 p. m.
' Passengers by the Express train-connect at
Newark with trains for Columbus, Dnytoiv
Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Terro Haute, Mt.
Vernon, Mansfield, Shelby, Cleveland, Monroo
ville Sandusky City and Chicago. .
By this arrangement, them are seven miles
of staciiiif, which will be continued for a few'
days, until the track is laid into Newark.
.ISRAEL, r liM BlilH UN , .
Jan. 4, 1855. Superintendent. "
Tho State of Ohio,:
") Court of Common
Pleas in and for
) Jefferson co., 0.
Jencrson county, us.
Nancy Blackburn,
John L. Rlacliburn.
Tetition for Divorcer'
rpnE Defendant wil'l take notice that tho
A Plaintiff will take the depositions of sundry'
witnesses, to be read in evidence on the trial of
said cause, before competent authority, at tho
Post office, In the town of Moundsville; It Ohio
county, State of Virginia; on Friday, the 16lh
day of February, a. d. 1855, between the hours
of 10 o'clock a. it. and 4 o'clock r. m. of said
day; to be continued from day to day, between,
the same hours, until they are completed.
miller shkrrard,
Jan. 25, 1855. Attorneys for Plaintiff.
1 ALLEN has just rccciveda new sup-"
" ply of French Merinoes; Coburgs; Cash
meres; Thibet Cloths, silk wnrp; figured and
nlain Alpacas; Bombazines, nil wool; plain and'
figured Do Lnines; Dress Silks, plain, figured'
and fancy, all colors; Ladies' Cloaks and Man
tillas, a beautiful assortment; long and sqvara
Shawls; woolen, Thibet, Cashmere, Silk and
Delaine Shawls; alarge assortment Prints; Bon
nets nnd Ribbons; Irish Linens; Linen Tabl'
Cloths; French Table and Piano Covers; woolen,
cotton and silk Hosiery and Gloves; Vails; En
broideries; plain and crosg-barrcd Muslins, Cam
brics, (fee; Tickings; Toweling; Blankets; Flan
nels; Linseys; blue Checks; brown nud bleached
Muslins; Indies and misses Shoes,-Gimps, Frin
ges, silk Laces and dress Trimmings; men and
boys' Caps; Broad Cloths, Cassimcres, Caesi
ncts, Jeans, Tweeds, a good assortment.
2800 yards CARPETING, at all pricei.
The above Goods, and a host of others too
numerous to mention, will bo sold wholosale or
retail very low for cash, al the store of
Corner Third street, adjoining the Court Honse.
Steubenville, Ohio. Jan. 155,
Leeal Notice.
i Adtn'r.
on, et al j
JosncA Hendon's Adm'r,
Petition to
pell Land.
TAMES niiNDON and Benjamin Ilon-
don, of tho State of Maryland, nnd Hoao
kinh Flcndon, of the Slate of Virginia, will take
notice that Isaac Harris, Administrator of tliff
estate of Joshua Hendcnjnteof Jefferson county
Ohio, decoased, on the 21st day of February,
1855, filed in the Probate Court for Jefferson
County, Ohio, his petition against them and
others, which is now pending, tho object nnd)
prayer of which is to obtain nn order from said
Court, for the assignment nf the dower of Eliz
abeth Hendon, the widow nf said Joshua Hen
don, deceased, in and for the sale of the follow
ing real estate, situate in said county of Jefter
son, nf which said decedent died seized, m
described ns follows, to wit: the south-west
quarter of Bcction thiity fonr, in township
seven and range three ; and that on the 23d
day of March, 1855, application wMlbeinadu
to said Court for such order by said adminis
Adm'r of Joxhun Hendon, dee'd.
His Attorneys. 1
Feb. 22, 1855. 4t.
If 0. GARRETT, Dealer in Foreign
" ' and Domestic DRY GOODS. No. 100. 3d
Street, SntuniiNViLi.r., will close nut his entire'
stock of Fall and Wi.ntlu Goods, at prices to
suit tno nines.
list or raiCRS : ' i -' '
Black Silk, best quality, which sold for $1 50,
1 win sell nt f 1 00
Do. do do $1 25 " 8T
Do. do do 1 00 ' - . 76
Do. do do 75 " ' 60
Bl'k Satin, do do I 50 " 1 00
ALSO French Merinos. Coburar and Para-
metta Cloths, in great vaiicty; Delaines, all coi
rs, a fine assortment, Rulliiiir from 6W to 183
ccuts per yard; Sacking Flannel, best assort-
:.. 1... . .... i i , .
iiK.-ui, in i ue t:ny, iii reuuecu prices ; wnuo anu
red Flannel, a larcro stock, at Dricesfrom 25 la'
50 cents per yard.
VARIETY GOODS. Hosier. Gloves. Col.
lars, Underslecvcs, Spencers, Mull and Swisa
t-dging anu inserting, Jlnnnct, Cap and Velvet
uiiiuons, in grent variety. ' ; ,
In a word, nil the roods I have on hand will
bo sold ntthe nbove reduced pricos, without
fall. Persons wishing bargains in Dry Goods.
will find it to their advantage to call soon.
No. 100 Union Building, 3d St., Steubenville. , :
January I, km.
Dry Goods at Reduced Prices. ,
A LEXANDER CONN invites the at-,
tenrion of his numerous customers and the
public generally, to the fact, that he is now dis
posing of tho balance of his large and attrac
tive stock of Winter Dry Goods at great redue- 1
tionsfrom former rices, The assortment com
prises in part, French Merinoes different shades
and qualities, Coburgs, Paramettns, Thibet Me
rinoes, reman I wills, Wool Delaines, figured
and nlnin Cashmeres. Bombazines, black r)ro
Silks, plain, barred and figured fancy, plaid and '
figured do., Ginghams, Prints, etcw etc. Also,1
a full and complete assortment of Embroideries,..
Whito Goods, Ribbons, Glove and Hosiery,
Trimmings, Notions, etc, SHAWLS, in gre4t.,
vnrioty anu at very low prices, consisting ol
fine Broche, Thibet, Cashmere nnd the Bav Stt:
Long Jhawls. Also, our usual excellent stock
of Housekeeping Goods, comprising nearly eve-
ry miiig in inc ury uooris lino, ucedeu in Tanv
ilios. Call nnd examine before purchasing else
where . . , , , ,
South west corner Fourth niij Markoi at," '
Slenbenvillo, Jan. I, 1855. ' k .--i.; !'
Saddle, Harness and Trunk Manufao
tory,- Wholesale and - Retail:
TVO. ,187, Markot street, opposite Wash
ington nail. The undersigned would res-
nnr.fflillv nnnomire In ihnir rlintninotn nn1 l,n
J v.......... ...... , . V
public generally, that they have'now in atom &
targe aim Bpieiiuui assortment or saddlery,
comprising the following articles: plain-aud
fancy Saddles, Bridles, Martingale, Harness,.
Trunks, Collars, Whips, Lashes, Ac, Ac, man
ufaetured of tho bcRt material, by the most t-'
perionced workmen.;. Also; Mattresses of vari
ous kiuds, mado to order on the shortest notice
Dealors in the above articles are respectfully 1
invited to call nnd examine out stock ,beTor ,
purchasing, satisfied Ihnt we can accommodate
on tho most WRsnnablo terms for cash.' ' iJ' '-
., .. WM. M'LAUGHLIN A.SON.',,,. '
Stcubenvillo, Jan. 1, 1855. Cm '.
! WANTED.,,,i ..
A NUMBER of enterprising AGENTS,
to sell 'either by subscription or at sight, '
"Coltcii'h.U. 8, Gaiathm," a nighty valuable
and populnr (Work ; which lias given geiioraj
satisfaction wlierever circulated, and is au, in,-, '
dispensable appendage to every man's Ibrny. ,
Men, of experience, jn thisl business, 4oay find
a profitable employment, as a liberal commis
sion, will b4 allowed..- For further particulars -address
W. F. McMASTERS, Local Ag't.. ,
Jan. 18, 1855. SlciiWnville Ohio." '

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