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' Vfa were sitlin g by the fire side Lce- Oirvl and I, be leaned back in his vide arm chair tnX I at his feet. "How can I bopo to win her now," he murmured, looking down nt his maimed arm, with a bitter, defiunt glance. She, with her glorious beauty, her regal pride; o far above met Oh my . love has so compassed me about with its strong arms, has sheltered me under its shielding roof, that I feel- like an outcast homeless end lost forever." , . I looked up to him, as he , f poke, and thought of the time when ho hud pledged Lis truth to Miriam by that same shining fire ligut, when bis manly beauty tell on him like a ripe sunset; when he grasped iu his vigorous hands such njble pictures of the future to Call his own, poor, maimed and useless, he had come back to the old trysting place broken in health, in hope, in fortune and, oh! more deplorable than all not even rich in love. Leonard, I said, rising and leaning my i i i.: I. t : uauu on uis vuaii, x mu g"iug uuw guiug to Bee Miriam. lie started, and a flushed anguish cunie over his still beautiful brow. He grasped iny haud convulsively. '. "One moment, he whispered; one mo ment, and I shall be myself again. I can not meet her thus." He bowed his face, and the light brown curls fell in a eloud abeut it, concealing the outward Btruggle. Then he raised his head, and spoka calmly "I am ready now; I will release her from that vow which cannot be otherwise than irksome to her proud spirit. She shall never know the agony it cost me to give her up. I will meet her bravely like a man." So I went out and left him sitting there, his love lying like a shattered vaso at his feet. I found Miriam before her mirror, ar ranging her hair. She turned her gleam ing face towards me as I entered, and it was overflowing with love, hope and expec tancy. "Is it bright and cheerful below stairs?" she asked quickly. "Quite beaming," I replied. "I am so glad," She continued in a joyous tone, "What a long journey he will have this freezing day! Oh! I am so thankful that I am mistress of Ashburn -proud, beautiful Ashburn! that I can offer him a resting place." Her deep sleeping pride blazed out in I ner danc oriental tacc, and noo jt wjtii glory. Alas! tpe which was to crush tliu a great noble love-such a wealth of happiness. I stood beside her where I could see her fce.uty iu the mirror, as I have seen the jnshine lyir.g afar off on the hill. Red, Bcoriiul lips, dark prideful eyes, glowing cheeks, and waves of raven hair, braided with gems. "Miriam," said I, earnestly, "I should like to tell you a little story, while we are all alone. Something that weighs up on my heart, about about a friend of mine. She turned and looked at me with a curious glance; then she said cheerfully and quickly "Ob, I understand; you are going to tell m something relative to Lucia that ' old friend of whom you used to speak." I bowed my head in silent acquiesence Then I commenced in a low voice playing with the coral with which she wad going to adorn her lovelincssi "The friend of mine is very beautiful and very proud. Three years ago she plighted her troth, to a brave, manly lover. They both joined bands, and stepped together into life and the world. He, with a glor ious future stretched out wide before him, a hopeful heart and a soul full of noble as pirations.' "How like to him," murmured Miri am, pride flashing out again into her eyes. "He went abroad, I continued; misfor tune came upon him; and that ripe, luscious future turned to ashes in his grasp. Still, he struggled on; and when he had conquer ' ed destiny, and built for himself another and fairer castle, lost his right arm, and became a crippled miserable thing." The hand that braided these shining tresses troubled violently. Tho faco in the mirror assumed a softer expression, tho eyes grew darkly tender. "Broken-hearted, toil-worn, and grown old with care, he returned to his old home. He came to me, for he dared not meet that cold, withering glance of pride that scorn . ful triumph of station and beauty, in the faco of her whom he had so worshiped, so adored, with love exceeding all things in width, and height and power.' Was her pride, then so mighty ? her . woman's nature so much less 7' asked Mi riam in a voice made husky with indigna tion and fear! 'Could she dared she fling him from her, who had once dwelt pre-eminent in her heart ? ne, broken hearted and alone, in the wide, pitiless world!' Sbe is a woman I replied, 'her heart is true and loving, but her pride has ever been to her a sceond 6elf. She fears the world with its sneers ond jibes. I havo promised him to goto herto prepare her for this sad event. Miriam how shall I counsel her to sot! how deal with that supernal, overwhelming pride I ' Miriam, shook, back the waving hair frtwrf hdr brow, and turned her regal face upou me. It was lighted up with noblo and womanly love, a deep, dewy tender ness. "Tell her to go to him and pour out at his feet all that depth of devotion which lies so rich in the heart of woman. To hold out her hands to him, and raise him up to stand beside her, on that high pinnacle of wealth and estate. Tell her that of all the great heart of life, lovois the dearest throb within it.-. It is a beautiful creation, and oh ! 'notljghtly to be "dashed" aside." I hurst iuto tears ; I pointed to the door, and cried : 'Miriam ! there is a despairingand heart broken man sittiug by your fireside It is Leonard." Nil! slurlcd and fell backward nc.iinsf. a chair. The gush of imperial beauty flow ed away from her face and left her color c less. Then, with a firm step and graceful majesty, she took my hand and led mo out into the broad hall. Down the great stair case, and across to tho door of the room whero ho sat. Her brow was pale and calm, her hand did not tremble within mine. Still l a the wide seat w here I had left him, the fire light shining vividly around him, sat Leonard. He arose when he saw us, and took a step forward into the middle of tho room. I oould have fallen down and worshiped him as he stood there with no ble, yet attenuated form, and his great ado ring soul standing on the threshold of his eyes. He looked ill and sorrowful, but a conscious dignity of manhood hung about him like a cloak. Miri am leaned heavily upon inc ; and now she trembled like an aspen. He took another step forward, and spoke to her 'Mi riam; I have come to release you from the ties that bind you to this wretched and maimed being the shadow of myself. I am hero to give you up forever." His voice died away in agony of anguish. He. essayed to regain his courageous and manly bearing, his love omnipotent, su preme, loosened all the fountains of his heart, and he most bitterly wept. With one bound she reached his side, with one wide embrace of her arms, she mado a circle of love about him ; with one burst ef tears she rained a heaven of light and hope and devotion into his crushed soul. Through the veil of her jewelled hair, I saw her face lifted up in divine gratitude, the lips moved ns if in prayer tho broad, bright brow wore a halo about it like a gol den band. I departed silently, and throughout that -PP7 day I repeated truly a earnestly. "Of all the ppCat "neartof Life, Love is the i dearest throb within it." Tii Bible in Oua Pcblic Schools. "Americaiis ! If you wish to arrest a dreadful national ruin if you would stem, under God, the tide and torrent of super stition that now threatens to inundate the land of our fathers if you would support the great principles you love, and disperse the overshadowing heresies you hate-cleave more closely to your Bible, which our ene. mies are endeavoring to exclude from our public schools. That, Americans, is your bulwark and your glory. If God, in judg ment, were to take the stars fiom the fir mament, the tides from the ocean, the ver dure from the green earth, he would not inflict by half, so tremendous a catastrophy, us to permit the removal of His Book from its supremacy and to suffer the traditions and commandments of men to supercede or be a substitute for it. To the Uible we are indebted lor our very brightest hopes, for our most substan tial peace, for our dear and hly faith, for the knowledge of our Maker. Then, Americans, we cannot be too jeal ous of our birthright, of our religion, of our privileges, nor too suspicious of foreign dictation. It behooves us to be wide awake to everything touching our religious, civil, and political rights." Eevillie, Smtca Falls. Rules fob Self-government By a Prudent Old Gentleman.- Always sit next to the carver if you can at dinner. Afk no woman her age. Be civil to all rich uncles and aunts. Never joke with the policemen. Take no notes or gold with you to a fan cy bazaar nothing but silver. Your oldest hat, of course, for every evening party. Don't play at chess with a widow. Never contradict a man who stutters. Make friends with the steward on board a steamer there is no knowing how soon you may be placed in his power. In every strange houso it is well to in quire where the brandy is kept ouly think if you were taken ill in the middle of the night. Keep your own secrets. Tell no human being you dye your whiskers. Write not one more letter than you can help. The man who keeps up a largo cor respondence is a martyr tied, not to the Stake, but to the Post. Wind up your conduct, like your watch, once every day, examining minutely whetli you are "fast" or "slow." Punch. Miunesota Territory is being settled up with population so fast, that real estate in tho town of St. Anthony, has risen fullv one hundred per cent within a year past. One half of the Hennepin Island was sold last July for $8000, and since then $5000 has been offered for oue undivided fourth of the same property. Two years ago $10, 000 was the highest offer for Nicolett Is laud, 40 acres, and last summer $85,000 was refused. The increase of manufactu ring at the falls, is what has caused the great advance. Burning a Negro at the Stake in Mississippi. Some time siuee we published an ac count of the murder of Miss Thornton, an interesting. young girl, residing near Gaston, Alabama. Immediately after the murder and detection of the negro, his immediate punishment was seriously con templated by the people of Sumpter coun ty, but after mature deliberation the law abiding citizous, delivered him into the custody of the proper officers, and he was committed to prison. At the late term of the Circuit Court of Sumpter county, the attorney appointed by the Court, in the discharge of his duty, moved for a change of venuo to Green county. Tho Judge, as the motion was sustained by tho proper affidavit sustained the application. On Wednesday last the citizens of South Sumpter assembled en masse at Mr. Wil liam McElroy's and unanimously passed a series of resolutions, reflecting seriously upon the conduct of tho Judge, and after having pledged themselves to sustain each other, a portion of them proceeded to Liv ingston, and took the miserable criminal by force from tho jail where he was con fined. On Friday last, after due preparation, they carried him to tho spot where he so cruelly murdered his innocent victim, and burnt him alive at the stake. About throe thousand persons were pres ent, who witnessed, with various emotions, tho dreadful spectacle. We were present, but hope that wo will never again witness a sccne like it. The pyre was composed of several cords of light wood, in the centre of which was a green willow stake, select ed in consequence of its indestructibility by fire. On the top of tho pile of light wood the criminal was placed, and securely chain ed to the stake. While in this situation he confessed his guilt, stating that he had no accomplice that he was actuated by ust alone that he had attempted to vio ate her person, but had failed, and to con ceal the attempt he had cruelly murdered her, by beating tho poor innocent creature with a stump; that while he was doing this she implored him to carry her home to her father, and that sho would conceal the violence he had inflicted. He then left, but soon returned, and after again beating her, ho concealed the body in the very hole whero the stake wns planted to which be ouitcrcd. After this confession was made the match was applied, and iu a few moments the devouring flames were enveloping the doomed negro ; his fearful cries resounded through the air, while the surrounding ne groes who witnessed his dreadful agony and horrible contortions sent up an invol untary howl of horror. His sufferings though excruciating, were short ; iu a few minutes the flames had enveloped him en tirely, revealing now and then as they fit fully swayed hither and thither, his black and burning carcass, like a demon of the fire, grinning as if in hellish triumph at his tormentors. Soon all was over, noth ing was left but the burning flesh and charred skeleton of this human devil, who could thus deliberately perpetrate so foul a crime. The horrid outrage was fearfully avenged, and though the heavens were rcekiug with the stench of burning flesh, yet justice was satisfied ; the law of retal iation was inflicted as nearly as it could be, while the example made of this wretch had, no doubt, a salutary effect upon the two thousand slaves who witnessed his ex- ccution. We are far from approving of the in fliction of mob law, yet iu aggnvated cases like it, popular ebullition will mani fest itself and in view of the enormity of the wretch's offense, we, as public jour nalists, cannot approve, yet wo have neith er time nor inclination to censure the con duct of the people of South Sumpter. Justice was inflicted by them, and a thous and deaths of the kind were too good for a devil like negro Dave. Marion (Miss.) Republican. Chops in Arkansas. The Little Rock Democrat of the 22d ult. says. "We had fine rains here on Thursday evening and Fri day last. The crops, which were before beginning to show evident signs of suffer ing, in consequence of the long drouth, have been completely revived and now look very promising. The rains throughout the State, have been partial ; while in some counties fears arc entertained of a failure of crops in others they aro unusually fine. Tho wheat crop, we believe, is excellent throughout the State, and will be far the largest ever made in Arkansas. . Tiioors Foa the Indian Plains A letter to the St. Louis Democrat, dated at St. Josephs, May 27, gives tho following military item : "Six companies of infan try leave Fort Leavenworth to-day for Fort Laramie and Kearney, under command of Major Cady. Three companies are to bo left at Kearney, and three will bo taken to Ltraoiio. I am rather of the opinion they may find it necessary to take the whole force to Laramie, -as Ash Hollow with two or three thousaud Sioux warriors inter venes." BGA Frenchman wishing to take a Htago for Buffalo, was asked by the driver if ho had any extra baggage. 'Extra baggage ! what you call dat? I have no baggage, but tree trunks, five dogs, and von black girl !' . PRACTICAL PRAYElt: In the viciuitv of B lived a poor but industrious man, depending for sup port upon his daily labor. - His wifo fell sick, and not being able to hire a nurse, he was confined himself to tho sick bed and family. His means of support being then out off, he soon found himself in need. Having a wealthy neighbor near, he de termined to go and ask for two bushels of wheat, with a promise to pay as soon as his wife became so much better that ho could leave her and return to his work. Accordingly, ho took his bag, went to his neighbor's and arrived .wLilo the family wero at morning prayers. As ho sat on the doorstono he heard tho man pray very earnestly that God would clothe the naked, food tho hungry, relieve the ueady, and comfort all that mourn. Tho prayer concluded, the poor man step ed in and made known his business, prom ising to pay with the avails of his labor. The farmer was very sorry he could not accommodate him, but he had promised to lend a large sum of money, and ho de pended upon his wheat to make it out; but he presumed neighbor A would let him have it. With a tearful eyo and a sad heart, the poor man turned away. As soon as ho left the house tho farmer's little son stop ed up and said. "Father did not you pray that God would clothe the naked, feed the hungry, relieve the distressed and comfort mourn ers?" "Yes; why?" "Because, father if I had your wheat I would answer your prayer." It is needless to add the Christain father called back the suffering neighbor, and gave him as much as he needed. How, Christian readers, do you answer, your own prayers. THE IWFROF TRUTH. Wealth, we aro told, is power; talent is power ; and kuowlcdge is power. But there is a mightier force in the world than either of these a power which is not rich enough to overreach, nor authority impo sing enough to silence. They all tremble in its presence. It is Truth the really most potent element of individual life. Though tossed upon the billows of popu lar commotion, or cast into the seven fold furnace of persecution, or trampled into the dust by the iron heel of power, truth is the one indistructible thing in this world that loses in no conflict, suffers from no misusages or abuse, ami maintains its vital ity and completeness after every assault All kindes of conspiracies have boon un dertaken to destroy and drive it from the earth ; all sources pf power has been used to crush it, and all kinds of seduction em ployed to vitiate and poison it ; but none has succeeded, and none never will. Wo can be confident of nothiug else in this world but the safety and imperishability of truth for it is part of divine nature and invested with the eternity and omnipotence of its author and source. It may often .seem to be in danger ; it is as much set up on and assaulted now, after eighteen hun dred years of successful resistance, but his tory and experience ought to reassure our faith. It has ncAer yet failed and it nev er will. We may rest serenely on it and feel no uhuni ; we may anticipate its sour ccs,and enjoy its triumphs. In this strug gling life, what encouragement and com fort is there in this thought the man of truth and tho cause of truth, are connect ed with the most potent clement in the world, and have all tho certainty of sue ceeding which God's immutable nature and decree afford. ROMANCE OF INDIAN LIFE- A privato soldier writing from Fort Lar amic, March 12th, mentions tho following incidents of the massacre of Lieutenant Giattan: I will give you two facts connected with the massacre, which I have never seen in the newspapers. A musician, one of the party, owned or married a squaw, and on that unfortunate day when she saw danger threatening the troops, she rallied her futh er and brother to save her lover. When be fell wounded, she rushed to him to pro tect him from the arrows or perish with him. Her father shot several arrows at the other Indians, and was wounded himself in the defense of tho soldiers. Then he sat down and wept, as he could do no more. The hostile Indians theu rushed on the wounded soldier, tore bim from tho cm- brace of Lis faithful squaw, and scalped him before her eyes. After this she col'd not bo prevailed upon to eat or drink, and starved to death, dying in nine days, and glad to go aud regain the presence of the spirit of one she loved so dearly. The on ly soldier that reached her alive was found by an Indian, who instead of scalping him, administered to his wants, and carried wa ter to his hiding place, and endeavored to bring him iuto the fort during the night, but being unable or afraid to accomplish his purpose, ho turned back to Mr. Bar- leau's house, bearing tho soldier, and four Indians overtook him and wanted to kill tho wounded man, or aa they said, "that dog." The repl v ' of ibo noble friendly In dian was, "this white man must live, or I die." and he bore him off in safety. Such generous deeds should be remembered. . - ' " 1 ' He that fulls into tho sea, takes' hold Of tho snrpent to be saved. - . ' , Ho that speaks truth, 'must have one log in the Btirrup. M00DEY & ELLIOTT, A TTORNEYS AT LAW, Steubenvillo streets, second story. Jan. 1, 1855. SB. srEOTHACKEB, ' "" fkFFICE South Fourth St., near Conu'i v Dry Good Store. Steubenville. 0. Jn. 1. vu.w. wiiiv. tuiun vi juurnei aim round 'PEA 5 chests superfine Green and Black Tea iilRt rvntkivaA hv my , STERLING and DUNLAP. SAMUEL STOKELY. . A TTOItiNEY AT LAW,-Steubenville. A OKI.. no! . I tr:i IT .11 trect vu.v. iui;u uuuer Aiiirore nan. mantel Jan. 1, 1655. Bank Exchange. QYSTER AND CONFECTIONERY " SALOON, Wk. I'ATrKttgo.s. ProDrietor. op posite Citizens' Bunk, Third street, Steubenville, Ohio. Oysters wholesale and retail. also, loysanu flioi.ions. Jan. 1, 1855. JAMJCt' ONEAL. UEORQa O'NEAL J. & G. O'NEAL, (Successors to Alexander Doyle.) srs FORWARDING & COM MISSION MERCHANTS fc Steamboat Agen Ware house corner of Murket and Water streets Wharf bout at Market Btreet Landing. January 1, 1855. UNITED STATES HOUSE, W. EARL, Proprietor, corner 3Iar ket and High streets, uear the River, Sieu, beuville, Ohio. Jan. 1, '55. B. H. STANTON. 0. W. H'COOK. STANTON ft H'COOK, A TTORNEYS AT LAW, Steubenville, Ohio. Office on Third street, between Market and Washington. Jan. 1, '55. 0. M. THATCHER. 0. B. KliBLlN Thatcher & Kerlin, MERCHANT TAILORS, Third St., " second door below Market, Steubenville Ohio, keep constantly for sale and make up to order, Cloths, Cassimeres, and Vesting. Also, Suspenders, Gloves, Shirts, Cravats, Hosiery, and Furnishing Goods generally. O0rtlers respectfully solicited. Jan. 1, '55. . Wesley Starr & Sons, rpOBACCO AND GENERAL COM MISSION MERCHANTS, No. 4 Light St. Wharf, Baltimore, attend to the sales of To bacco and all kinds Western Produce, Pro visions, fcc, Ac lan. 1, '55. JOHN A. BINGHAM. w. B. LLOYD BINGHAM & LLOYD. A TTORNEYS AT LAW. Office at the corner of Third and Market streets, onno- site the Court House, Steubenville, Ohio. January 1, 1855. JOUN SHANK, JAMES It. SHANE J. & J. M. SHANE. A TTORNEY'S and Counsellors at Law; will promptly attend to all business en trusted fo them. Office, Kilgore buildings, Market Street, Steubenville Ohio. January 1, 18a5. J. U. MILLER. R. SnERRARD! JR MILLER & SHERRARD. A TTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW. Office, Market street, omiosite Washington Hall, Steubenville, Ohio. Prumnt attention to collecting and securing claims. Agents for obtaining Pensions and Bounty Lands. Land Warrants bought and sold. onuunry i, 185j. A. H. DOHRMAN & Co., pORWARDING & Commissson Mer chants, for tho sale of Flour. Grain, Bacon. Lard, Butter, Wool. Seeds, Dried Fruits. Suit. Nails, Window Glass, Merchandize and Produce in general, Steubenville, Ohio. . REFERENCES. . . Frazier & Drennen, Steubenville, 0. H. H. Collins, Pittsburgh, Penn. Win. Holmes & Co., do. llozea Frazier, Cincinnati, jan. 11 Marble Establishment, COUTH FOURTH ST., STEUBEN 0 VILLE, Ohio. All kinds of Marble Work done to order. On hand at all times, Water Lime, Plaster Paris, and the best quality of Grind Stones. L. BORLAND. Steubenville, Jan. 1, 1855. J. C. M'CLEARY, ATTORNEY AT LAW and NOTARY PUBLIC, Warrenton, Ohio, will carefully attend to all business entrusted to him in the counties of Jefferson, Harrison and Belmont', in the State of Ohio; and Brooke and Ohio coun ties, Va. Office opposite tho Western Hotel. January 1, 1855. J. C. CABLE, M. D. rkFFICE at his residence, on Fourth, be " tween Market and Washington streets. Steubenville. Jan. 1, '55. W. CUL. GASTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Steubenville, Ohio. Refers :o Hon. Wilson Shannon, Hon. Wm. Kennon, sr., Hon. Beni. S. Cowan, and Hon. T. L. Jewett. Office on Market st below Third street. Jan. 1, '55. Dr. Louis Eells. TI AVING concluded to remain iu Steu- benvilU, will continue the practice of meaicme ana surgery as neieioiore. Offick Market Street, opposite Washington Hall. Residence 6tli Street, North of Washington Street. M'DOWELL & CO., BookielUrs, Statwneri, Paper Dealers, Blank Book Manufacturers and Book Binders. "QEALERS at Wholesale and Retail, in School, Classical, Medical, Thcoloirical. Miscellaneous, and Blank Books, Ruled and Plain Cop, l ost and Note Papers, Printing and Wrapping Pnpers, Wall Papers and Borders, School, Countiug-IIuuse and Fancy Stationery. Merchants aud others desiring to purchase, will do well to call and examine our stock. The highest market price paid for Rags. 'DO WELL t CO., North side of aket, above Fourth street, Steubenville. Ohio. Jan. 1, '55. Boots! Boots!! Boots!!! JAMES ALEXANDER TTAS on hand, and u manufacturing, XM- Gents' French Calf Stitched and Pegged Kip and coarse Boots and Shoes. Also, Ladies Misses and Childrens Gaiters, Kid, Morocco and Calf Boots, Buskins and Slippers ; and keeps in store a large stock of Eastern work of the latest style, all of which he will sell low for Cash, at his fashionable Boot aud Shoe store Market Street, Steubenville, Ohio. Feb. , 855-3raon. New Boot and Shoe Store. A. TONNER has on hand the larg est and best assortment of Boots, Shoes, Hats and Caps that have ever been offered iu this part of the country. s he is doing exclu sively a casn ousiness, no can and will sell wholesale and retail cheaper than any other es tablishment in the city. All who wish to nur- chase, will please coll at the new Boot and Shoe Store of a. A. TONNER. Market street, between Fifth and Sixth, Steubenville, Jan. 1, 1855. NEW SPRING GOODS ! NOW OPENED AT DOUGHERTY & BROTHER'S. A large and splendid stock of Goods dies' Departircnt ; also, a very heavy stock ef Goods for men and boys wear, in our Cloth and Olothing room, wnich will bo sold at low prices N. B. 5000 yds. Carpeting of every grade and pattern, which we can dispose of at prices to suil everybody. V RU ! MID bllllCB, . Store Rooms Corner 3d. and Market street opposite 1'ublic liuuding. pril, 5-3 mo. DOUGHERTY k BRO NEW GOODS I NEW GOODS 1 1 "PISIIFR & M'FEELY have just re ' ceived, and are now opening a prime lot of Boots and Shoes of every variety, to which they invite the attention of their frionds and the public In general. Having purchased for cash we will be enabled to offer greater induce ments than ever. , Ladies' lasting Gaiters from 1,25 cents up wards. Childrens' Bhees, from 25 cent up wards. Trunks, Carpet Bugs, etc., atlow pri ' ccs. Call then on FiSER 4 McFEELY, liar. 21). 1855, On Market elk show Third. PAPER HANGINGS. X1TE are now receiving one of the lar- gesl and best selected Stocks of WALL FATE US. AND ever before offered. Our Stock Ik all new this Spring, and comprises the latest and best styles, It consists in part of HALL PAPERS, of new and beaufiful designs. , PARLOR DRAWING ROOM, AND Chamber Papers, in every variety of style and quality. GILT, SILVER, VELVET AND common borders, op new styles Transparent Window Shades, Figured ana jrmm, wun ruiuans latent Fix. tures; mm, Green, and Blue, and FIGURED WINDOW BLINDS, aim rucuuaiu otrccus, in great variety of pat terns. With an extensive assortment to select from null j LOW PRICES, "ve expect to please those who may irive ui a all M'DOWELL fc Co Booksellers, Stationers and Paper Dealers. maraet oireer, aieuoenvme, unio. March, 1 1855. G. & J. SCOTT ADVERTISEMENTS FOK SPRING OF 1855. gO oases of nev goods now received and v opening at tho old stand, enmnriuin tho the richest and most fashionable selection of uress uooas, millinery, straw goods and Trim mini's of the present season. Having l.oon m,- ehased at the present .greatly depressed i rices iu New York and Philadelphia wo are enabled to offerour customers greater inducements than ever. SILKS. Good black silks from 621 t.n 1 ,75. Pluin colored black silks from 75 to I 2S Striped and bar'd do. Satin de-cheue. pure satin black and white watered mantilla silks tc Challis, Persians, the richest and most beauti ful challis. Persians, all wool delaines, bar'd, striped, do. gingham's, prints dtc. Qood prints selling at 6 to 8 cents per yard, fine from 10 o 12. MUSLINS aud SHEETINGS Good yard wide muslins at 64 cents, heavy sheetiegs at o ixuia pur yuru. uieacneu muslin good Rr tide at 6W; fine do 8 to 10. Extra 12 to 15c, Pillowcase muslin and linnen sheeting. Checks tickings and flannel's at verv low onces. Mil. linnery goods, 50 cartons of NEW BONNET ribbons in every variety. 40 ps Bonnet Silks of the most dcsiruble colors. Crapes, Paltous and Florences. 150 cartons French and Amer ican Flowers Bonnet Frames neatest shapes Illusion Blonds; silk trimruiug lace's, crown li nings. Merchants and Milliners supplied at Eastern prices. SILK and STEi W BON NETS. 20 cases of the newest shanes and styles of spring bonnets, gooa bonnets from 25 cents to one dollar, fine do from one dollar to $6,00 comprising English straws, swiss braids Nopoletan laces tc. Silk Bonnets of the latest French styles and of the richest qualities from the lowest, to the finest French bonnets ever opened in ibis city. TaiMjir.Nos, The finest stock of Dress Trimmings of every thing new and desirable. Embroideries of the finest Qual ities Frence collars as low as GVc aud UDas high $5,50 chemists under sleeves, jacinet and swiss insertini'M tc. Lisle Thread, silk aad best quality of kid gloves, lloiscry of all prices, some as low as 6V per pr. Removal, on the 1st day of April we will remove into our new building, one door west of our present store room, wnicn we are Having iutea up in the most modern style. The second and third floors We are having fitted up for our millinery department, and having secured the services of an experienced milkier from one of the most fashionable millincy establishments in the city of New York to superintend that department, when we will be enabled to supply our custom crs with every thing new and desirable in that department. O. fe J. SOTT. March, 29 1855. LIQUOR LAW. Marvin Warren of Uellefontainc, O,. has prepared a panitiblet. Forms aud di rections designed to bo a complete guide to Juices and others, under the Liquor liaw ot i?04. lie has Lis second edi tion now on haud, which contaius all tho late decisions of the Supremo Court upon the subject, together with, a copy of the act. The work is indorsed for correctness by some tweuty-fivo able Lawyers residing in every part of the State. Thcfollowins resolution was adopted by the State Tem perance Convention, held at Columbu n the22d ofFubruary 1853: Resolved that the "Legal Forms" prepared by M. Warren, Esq., of Bellcfontainefor proceed ing under tho Ohio Liquor Law, bo rec commended to the temperance men through out the State. Price op the Work. Single copy 33ctsj Four copies $1,00 or 25 cts. per copy: Forty copies $8,00 or 20 cents per copy; Sixty copies $9,00 or 15 cts per copy. Sent to any part of the state at my expense and risk, as soon ns ordered with the money enclosed. Coin, bills, or post age stamps, will be sent at my risk by mail n properiy enclosed, ah orders directed i . ... i 1 in i . soon to M. Warren, Attorney at law, Bel letontuiue. Logan Co., U. with money en closed, will receive prompt attention, small orders as well as large ones. April otli, 1850. M. WARREN. AURORA. A NEW COOKING STOVE, new in design and principle, for burning Coal, has an extra large oven, a eood draft, and easily denned : construction such as to meet the exDec- tatious of all, and guaranteed to irive satisfac tion to the purchnser. Will you call and see it? JN os. i and 4 hxtra Uoal Cook Stoves. " 1 " 2 Hartley " " do. " 3 " 4 Air Tight Wood do. 2 " 4 Premium do. do. ii i it o 1 ri. t-ui a 73 vuvA ui utrcueiur oiove. Egg, Parlor and Chamber Stoves of beautifi design, Fancy Grates, Fenders, etc., etc.. all reduced prices, at tueOhio Foundry VVarerooinn, Market street. stiAur ft UUAIU Steubenville, Jan. 1, 1855. AMERICAN H0USE. (Corner of Market aud Ohio sts. : (For- raeny occupuu oy uonn is. baccy, Esq.j Wm, Milloan, Pron'r Cadiz, o. 0The above named house has been thor oughly refitted and repaired, and everv atten. tion will be paid to supply the wants of the traveling community. 1 lie stabling is large aad extensive, a iiurrui snare oi patronage is re spectiuiiy soucuea. w jm. raiLLlGAN Cadiz O., march 21st '55-tf WANTED. A NUMBER of enterprising AGENTS, to sell either by subscription or at siirht, "Coltcn's 14 S Qazatekr," highly valuable and popular work ; which has given general BUUBIUllluil wucruver vuuuiuteu, HI1U IS ail 1U dispensable appendage to every man's Libraiv Men of experience in this business, may find a profitable employment, as a liberal commis sion will be allowed. For further particulars address W . t . wcfllAS 1 Jilta, Local Ag t. Jan. 18, 1855. Steubenville Ohio. Barbers and Taney Hair Dressers. rTulk subscribers would announce to the citizens of Steubenville and vicinity that they hays entered into- so.nartnoi.Bi.i L the above business, and are readv in wnii customers at their establishment, where prompt ,..,,. "'" b"u uwubu wnoiavortnera wnn can. .-... . Shop on the Korth-sast corner of Third an xaiKot , streets, under tbe store of, Messrs iiougnciTT, oieuoenvuie, Unio. Mar. 29, 1855. LEKTCH & HOPKINS AUTHORS, ATTENTION I MAGNIFICENT PRIZES ! rjPo encourage the literary talent of tho country, as well as to secure the best a-vai able matter for their columns, the proprietors of the New York Saturday Courier have deter miued.to award a prize of One Hundred Dol lars for the best, and Fifty Dollars for the sec ond best tale that is forwarded (postpaid) to their office on or before the 1st of May next. Said atones may be in any style, may be loca ted iu any country, or relate t any -period they miiM make not less than Tint columns of the Couuixo. Each must be accompanied by the name of its author in a sealed envelope All tales handed in are to become the property of the paper, and will be used in its columns if deemed worthy of publication. The award will . be made without reservation, by a committee of gentlemen, whose high literary standing will bo a guarantee of the sincerity and fairness of this proponul. Their names areG. Payn Quack tubos, formerly Editor of the N. Y. Literary American. Chauucey C. Burr, Editor of the N. Y. National Democrat, and the Editor of the N. Y.Saturday Courier. Knowing that tale writers who complete for newspaper prizes are often disappointed by the chicanery or dishon esty of the parties concerned, the undersigned would add their personal assurance that tho strictest impartiality will be observed ; the en velopes containing the authors' names will not be opened till after the judges have decided: uud the award wili be a fair one if it is iu the power of human effort to make it so. Send in your manuscript on or before the 1st' May. ICTCountry Editors may secure a regular ex change by inserting the ubove, together with this clause ..j F. J. VISSCHER 4 Co., Proprietor's, 346 Broadway, New York. JUST PUBLISHED. fpHE American Monthly Magazine for A March, Devoted to Literature, Biography, Sketches, Stories, Travels, Adventures, Arts, Sciences, General Intelligence, Ac. Together with a variety of editorials; correspondence, mis cellany, the whole making, wheu bound in a volume, as large a collection of good reading matter as can be found in any Magazine in Urn country. The present number contains a life like portrait of General Sam Houston, together with a Biographical sketch. Thesis $3 per year in advauce. Single copies 25 cents. A liber al discount made to agents. AGENTS. Good, smart, industrious agents wanted in i every town and city in the United States Office of tho Alaiazinp. .1 nnH f; ii,. Building, Tremont Row. ' . JAMES S. TUTTLE & co. Send in your orders as soon as possible. GENERAL AGENTS. Boston J. Federheu & co.. Fetridiro A on and Wm. V. Spencer. Pew York Ross & Jones. Bhiladelphia J. . Roberts Aco. alliinore Wm, S. Crowly, & co. Dry Goods at RcducerTPiicss. ALEXANDER CONN invites tho at "t:B1euf ion of his numerous customers and the public generally, to the fact, that he is now di posing of the balance of his lartra and attrac tive stock of Winter Dry Goods at great reduc tions from former rices. The assortment com prises in part, French Merinoes different shades nod quelities, Coburgs, Paramettns, Thibet Me rinoes, Persian Twills, Wool Delaines, figured and plain Cashmeres, Bombazines, black Dress Silks, plain, barrecUnd figured fancv. nlaid and figured do., Ginghams, Prints, etc., etc. Also, a tun ana complete assortment of Enibroidcrios, White Goods, ltibbous, Gloves mid Hosiery, Trimmings, Notions, etc., SHAWLS, in great variety and at very low prices, consisting of fine Broche, Thibet, Cashmere and the Bay State Long Jhawls. Also, our usual excellent stock of Housekeeping Goods, cbmprising nearly eve ry thing in the Dry Goods line, needed in fam ilies. Cull and examine before purchasing else where. South west corner Fourth and Market sta. Slcubenville, Jan. 1, 1855. Saddle, Harness and Trunk Manufac tory, Wholesale and Retail. Ib7, Market street, opposite Wash ington Hall. 1 he undersigned would res pectfully announce to their customers and tho public generally, that they have now in store a large and splendid assortment of Saddlery, comprising Hie following articles: plain and fancy Saddles, Bridles, Martingals, Harness trunks, Dollars, Whips, Lnshca, Ac, ic, man ufactured of the best material, by the most ex perienced workmen. Also, Multresses of vari ous kinds, Hindu toordcron the shortest notice. Dealers in the above articles are respectfully invited to call and examine our stock beforo purchasing, satisfied that we can accommodate on the most reasonable torms for cash. WM. M'LAUGHLIN fc SON. Steubenville, Jan. 1, 1655. Gm. Wholesale Drug House. TIIE subscribers have on hand a largo anil tll. f T...r. Pl....: i,.u nwii nviiVMU Di'Ji n JI iiugs, VIICM'I- als. Paints. Dve Stuffs. Oils. Varnishes. Brush es, Patent Medicinos, Perfumery, Surgical In struments, Daguerreotype stock, Glassware, etc., etc., which they offer very low either wholesalo or retail. Dcolers will find it to their interest to examine our stock and prices, as we are de termined to sell as low as any house in tho West. Orders promptly executed, aud personal atteniion paid to shipping. DRUG EMPORIUM, Market street, two doo below the Jefferson Branch Bunk. IIENING fc MELVIN. Steubenvillo, Jan. 1, 1855. Closing up and Selling Out. Great Buryains Ifore 001117 East. T ALLEN announces to the Ladies and Gentlemen of the city and vicinity, that he has commenced selling ofl the balance of a large and beautirul stock or Dry Goods, rem nants, ulso 30 remnants carpets. Sale to con tinue for 2 weeks. All who are anxious to get good bargains will call at tho store of J. Allen, corner 3d street, near market, Steubenville. March 'A 1855. NOTICE TO SHIPPERS. Transportation Office, S. & I. R.R. ) Steubenville, April 16th 1855. f FREIGHT TRAIN is now running to Newark, leaving Steubenvills daily, (Sundays excepted,) at 5 o'clobk a. m. Shipments to all stations, except Unionport, Cadis, Fairview and New Market, Urichsville, rort wosiiington, JNswUomerslown, Lafayette, Coshocton, Adams' Mills, Dresden and Newark must be pre paid. Shippers will please'concludetheir shipments and receive their consignmeuts previous to & o'clock each evening. JLArA.iJc.1 rr. UKVlliNrl 1 , ap 17, 1855. General Freight Agent. J. R. SLACK & CO., TJOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS ani PAPER DEALERS, Market street. above- Fourth, south side, Steubenville, Ohio, keep, constantly on hand and for sale, a large niij!. well selected stock of Miscellaneous and SchonL' BOOKS; Plain aud Fancy STATIONERY;. Writing and Wrapping PAPERS, BLANK BOOKS, etc., etc.; all of which they will sell on the most favorable terms at wholesale or retail. Country merchants and other dealers will be supplied at very low wholesale y rices. J. K. B. s uo. are prepared to lurnisu tho best American Magazines, as early' as they can be received by mail. They also keep on hand a choice Bupply'of Sheet usio. Jan. 1, '55. HARPER'S UNIVERSAL GAZETTE.. JTARPER'S Statistical Gazetto of tho World, particularly describing the United States, Canada, New Brunswick and novs Sco-' tia, illustrated by severul maps. 1 vol. Royal octavo, 1950 pages, full sheep. Received and' for sale by M'Dowbu. 4 co. Booksellers and Stationers Steubenville ohio. March 29 1853. : ' ' Sky Light Dguerrotype Boom, fjj. W. .WISER, respectfully announces U the public, that he has recently refitt ed and refurnished the rooms, corner Fifth and Market streets, in a style inferior to none. He haspered no pntus or expense to niako .lis rooms pleasant, where one and all may take pleasure in visiting, and where all who wish may be supplied with Daguerreotypes of the finest lone, true to the life, at very reasonable rates, and will take great pains to please all -who may favor him with their patronage. DTRooms corner of Fifth and Market streets, immediately over Ealsted's Shoe Store. Steubenville, Jan, 1, 1855.