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Jljjriniltiiral.
3 - ! From the Frorre-isive Farmer.
" M " S0ILEJ3 n, PASTUBINQ. y
ut:i.i r- ' '' ..
Xn. KtoiTOR: That period in the Agn-
'Utaral Listory of this country has armed
,vi;oh.-oira8(.of its farmer the dost
tjfcf coaiiawa! iusba ndrj. . : Tbe pant
.v .tor l rn pregnant with instruction,
TA$ f hoped that lesson have been
(Jv-iiubawill not only prove salu-
tiitrnef lasting ? alua. The sufferings
' ?n'il'I pi"' amounting to ac-
t jiiU Ar? atiyu,;) tell a talo of improvident
.'anting,, which, iu this . age of enlightcd
: 'plfuU.rV, Ua scarcely be justified, with
ev'.n"v;:e -;-!iwt unexampled drought of
K-,..t'inrtii(,r w l the severity of the past
'u'tf :i h .favor. In ordinary seasons,
HiJtinl --T:cm has been found sufficieut,
tkout'iuf famiers rarely have a Bupera
; too ftequently, unfortunately,
tbr "io--1? is brought throngh the winter
.'. ":.:.)idi;wa reflecting any thing but ored
.. 'Wa teir owners- Bnt who is prepar-
'To ' -iy how many seasons will pass be-.
inw ., another lite the last excess-
.(XmiNWKD FROM FIRST PAQS. '
their neighborhood either in life or death.
I was not disturbed again that night, and
indued do not xcmember much more, until.
I found myself on a litter, and among
friendly faces. Looking forth, as I was
borne awayx I saw only one sight in all
that ghastly field of death. It was the
old Zingara's corpse. Plundered in turn
by my soldiers, it lay naked, stripped of
its gaudy rags, and a monstrous vulture
had selected it for his prey, aa something
more csrrupt thau all that lay around.
My faithful Achniet told mo that for
hours after they found mo ho could not
succeed in getting me to relax my gripe
on my Colt's pistol. If I survive these
wars, and ever beconio a respectable citi
zen in "ould Ireland" agaiu, that weapon
shall be a precious heirloom to hand down
to my childreu's children as the instru
ment of my providential escape from such
a death.
THE PHILOSOPHY OF RAIN.
To understand tho philosophy of beauti
ful and often sublime phenomenon, so of
ten witnessed, aud so very essential to the
Iok w -t va another like the last excess- J existence of plants and animals, a few facts
4 'rjight in summer) and such a winter derived from observation and a long train
)i tli tnflfflgh which we have just passed, of experiments, must be remembered:
Wv; i, therefore, is to be doue to guard 1. Were the atmosphere here, every
a :r.iast these evils! : Many plans suggest i where aud at all times ef a uniform tetn-
tb .nrelvos, prominent among which may ; perature, we should never have rain, or hail,
be mentioucd Soiling. We have now the
almost undivided testimony of English fur
mors in favor of this method, aud as their
YMclusio'ns in this particular have been ar
. wed at, from tho force of the very circum
uwcos which have so alarmingly beset us,
tucy axe entitled to our most respectful
:onsideration. The subject, which is too
ttxlenaivc to be fairly considered within the
limits of a single article, may nevertheless
or snow. The water absorbed by it in evap
oration, from the sea and the earth's sur
face, would descend in an imperceptible
vapor, or cease to be absorbed by the air
when it was ouee fully saturated.
2. The absorbing power of the atmos
phere, and consequently its capacity to re
tain humidity, is proportionately greater in
warm than in cold air. The air hear the
surface of the earth is warmer than it is iu
be presented briefly under its most impor- -i the region of the clouds. The higher we
taut heads, reserving the more extended ascend from the earth the colder do wu find
notice of each for future paper. the atmosphere. Ilcucethe perpetual snow
First. Cattle are always supposed to . on very high mountaius in the hottest eli-
trambla down fullv as much crass as they i mate.
the support of a pro-Slavery Democrat, and
he asks whether tho Whigs of Georgia will
be content to do less. Thero can be no
divided interest at the South. The sys
tem of Slavery is in danger, its enemies
are growing stronger every day, and the
only salvation is to unite as one mad,' with
the assistance of those at tho North1 who
are willing to accept their nomination. By
sinking all subordinate differences and giv
ing a cordial and unanimous support .' to
Northern Democrats who adhere to the ir
stitutions of the South, tho party of Slav
ry extension may become triumphant an
invincible.' " ' V:"
There can be no mistake about such
talk; it is to the point open, bold and
unreserved. Tho policy of the South is
uuion for the sake of Slavery, and the on
ly policy by which it can be met at tho
North is union for the sake of Freedom.
No other division of parties is now practi
cable ; no other division is now desirable.
All the old grounds of party distinction
have been merged by the course of events
in this single and nioinentms question,
whether our Government is to be a Gov
ernment of Freemen, or a Government of
Slaveholders. :.- ;
We do not mean that the people - will
cease to chorish their favorito: convictions
on the questions which have so long ani
mated political controversy," such as the
tariff, internal improvements, the currency,
aud more recently of Nativeism nnti-Na-tivuism;
but that these questions will be
reserved and put aside fur the more press
ing and vital issue which the actual crisis
forces upon our decision. We moan that
men of every shade of : opinion as to these
matters, are now called upon to act in ref
erence to a whole distinct affair a ques
tion which transcends them all in impor
tance and which unless determined on
ivj.Ii MU SIN OSv t?
,b i 3Y ALBEETA. . ;
. tii.. L i . .. , ,. Speak gently
My name when I rest with the dead ;
. . Tread lightly
The turf '.that lies over my head ;
rv c i ..' - .I'lant flowers . ;-1
To blootu o'er tho place whore I sleep,
..iu". v-r. 'b ' A"d willows
Whose branches shall over mo weep. .
, '-vi'j v 1 li I j
v pvi; Qn come there j
When Spring's gentle breezes do play, j
, ,,v,vi:.rrAndng there ;
Sing o er in,, a Id w, mourniul lay !
;ni:- '.rv.rf At evening,
When fragrance floats soft on the air,
r L.i Then kneel there,
And-offora dscp fervent prayer..
f i''Wt(t'' T ;-v ,.
Let me die
When the sua sinks slowly to rest ;
' , i : When his beams
Brightly play round his home in the west;
Mx- '-. AS SOftly
As faded daylight's last trembling ray,
; v ' : So gently
My spirit would then pass away.
WHEN ' I AM DEAD.
In the a itn cjuts of the heart, where
despair ubideth, these words seem written.
A strange meaning solemn intimation
unfold itself at their utterance. Fouf
spaplc tuouosylubles, how much of gloom
ye convey 1 How ye speak in fuueral tones
of tlie extinguishment of earthly hopes
of the 'spirit that has struggled in vain,
and is painfully quiet now !
kWheu' J "uin dead !' is uttered calmly,
but what culiii ! such as a toruado leaves
when silence broods over desolation The
voice prououueiug that despairing phrase,
has not at all its aiuurufuluess from itself.
The Iistcuiug car hears something more
for'from those words the groan of high as-
the right side, will plunge the nation into j,,' ,. ., i i i
' i. . ,, . bleeding upon the sharp rocks ot adversi
ty, come up phantom like, uud the ghast-
evils and disasters of iuconceivablc magni
tudc. . .
lTho passage of the Nebraska Kansas
ly scenes of the buried past.
'When 1 am dead V We have heard it
Here, at the very start, we I Now, when from continued evaporation, j SajS tho,w?!r. of a ,alc book' exul ! often like the pealing bell that tulis the
uug oer u,e irrihuuuie aavanee ot cotton, I bodyuf Uic'dcparted to its final rest. The
"has secured the triumph of Slavery in the j last Wonl'dead lingers strangely, and
territories lor ai least ouo uuuured years:
consume.
have a heavy waste' of forage, which might tho air is highly saturated with vapor,
Certainly be more economically used, if' tho' it ba invisible and the sky cloudless, if
soiling instead of pasturing were adopted. its tempera uie is suddenly reduced, by
Ajjain, tho injury which pasture lands sus- j eold currents descending from above, or
tiin from the too close cropping by the cat-' rushiug from a higher to a lower latitude,
tlo, as well as the damage done by their its capacity to retain moisture is diminished,
hoofs, are all deserving attention. Some j clouds are formed, aud rain is the result,
of our readers will perhaps smile at tho j Ii condenses, it cools; and like a sponge
lastjiamed objection, but let such rcmcm-; filej with water aud compressed, pours out
ber that it is attention to matters of even tho water which its diuiiuishod capacity can
less importance than this, which has made uot unjf.
Eiish pasture? v!!t they arc. j JIoff 8J,lgular ailj vet l,w 8;niplu js
fiernml T'astiu-infr is & Source f SCl'i- : tlio r.liilntnriliv nf rnin Vli:it hot. Omnis
e - f i "V ,
loss to the fanner, in the form of was-1 cienca could have devised such an admira-1 wuo uumoer inuir v assels i,na tue mls
tell manure. Althoneh the dronpins of u. ..rrai.iwment for watering the earth! ' a"J CDtim, well as the industry of
o ' 4 J O D
the cattle are left upon the field in which '
they are pastured, exposure to lliecuu and SLAVERY AND KANSAS.
Tv.'m. ilnnrivcs them of much of their oriri- Mr. Howell Cobb, of Gcorma, has writ
nal value, and is, consequently, a most scr-, ten a letter on the prcsentstate of Nation-; er ol tho freemen of tho Northern aud tho
' ... . . ..... .... hi: i n. . i. .i v i
X
Ya, this writer utters the truth. If the
principles of the Kansas iniquity are adop
ted by the people, tho vast districts of the
West covering an area more exteusivo thau
that of the most powerful empires, are
hopelessly surrendered the demon of des
potism. The General Government pasHcs
without depute into the hands of (he trop
ical Oligarchy; the roll-call if Congress
will be but the roll-call of feudal princes
V :il 1 il. l. . r ji
wu nuiui, wui pass unuer me yoae oi me i
gigantic cottou monopoly.
But, thank Heaven, it is yet in the pow-
;i , , MOODEY & ELLIOTT,
.ATTORNEYS' AT LAW, Sfcubenviile
xv Ohio. Office corner of Mai It et and Fourth
streets, second story. Jan. 1, 1855.
IK. 8. EOTHACKEB, ': j
rFFICE South Fourth St, neaftVmn'B
Drj Good Store, SteubenTille, 0, , Jfl. I,
'PEA 5 chests superfine Green and Black
Tea jut received by i ...... .
- ror ' :i 8TERHI0 and DONLAPt j
SAMUEL STOKELY, , .....
ATTORNEY AT LAW. Steubenvill
Ohio. ' Office under Kilgore Hall, Market
inxn. i . t . t ' - Jan. I, IN.
r v lank Exch&mra: i .1 f
AYSTEB .AND CONFiiCTIONERY
" SALOON, Wu. Pattkrso.i, Proprietor, ori
posite Citiaens' Bank'.Third Btreet, Steuben vilf,
Ohio. Oystert wholesale' and retail also,
Toysand Kotiona. Jan. 1, 1855. :
JAMti' ONEAL. QEOROI'NIAl
J. & 0. O'NEAL,
- (Saeetssori to Alexander Doyle,)
FORWARDING & COM
AliSrilOiN MERCHANTS & SteatuWt Agen
Ware house corner of Market and Water streets
Wharf boat at Murkel street Landing
January 1, 1P55.
" STANT0NM'c6dx, '
A TTORNEl'S AT LAW, Steubenville,
Ohio. Office on . Third street, between
Market and Washington. Jan. 1, '55.
0. tl. THATCHKB. 0. B. XBBL1N
. Thatcher & Kerlin,
f ERCIIANT TAILORS, Third St.,
, (econd door below Market, Steubenville
Ohio, keep constantly for sale and make up to
order, Cloths, Casbiuieres, and Vestings. 1 Also,
Suspenders, Gloves, Shirts, Cravats, Hosiery,
and Furnishing Goods generally. BTOrders
respectfully solicited. Jan. 1, '55.
ious, aud iu many cases, an irreparable' loss. . al polities, which we find copied with ap
Where cattle are soiled, their droppings j proval in many of the Southern Democrat
are all confiued to the euchr.ures aud buil-! ic prints. This letter coulirms the opin
diogs, iu which they are confined and shel-, ion wo have all along expressed, that the
tcred, anl being thus brought within a extension of la cry is to be the real issue
comparatively small compass, maybe gath- ' in the coming political campaign.
erod into the manure sheds oi cellers; with ; .ajej'fic point o i which it is to turn, will be, I proverb; it is proper to be taught by your
"which everv L'ood farm varj should be sup-1 as Cobb says, the aduiiasion of Kansas as : oes; and tho orth bhould not bo back-
rft "
Middle States to avert this impending cal
amity. They have ouly to imitate that ex
ample of harmouiuus councils and concen
trated action which the Southern dictators
propose to themselves and their political
echoes sadly in the ear, and through the
portals of the sympathizing souL Dead
dead and the world grows gray and the
heart (tills, 'and eye moisten., to that mys-
! terious sound.
The spirit trembles before the rushing
flood of Conflicting emotions which follow
tho dark echo, and essay to gianco through
its import. Rut the echo fades amid en
circling mist, and the spirit turus baok
confused with blindness. -
Even the echo of death cannot be pen
etrated. , The few feet of mould that com-
i doscs the urave. are wider tnaa tne erioDe.
A ' -
and higher than the stars. Not the niinu's
eye nor the anxious soul can glance thro'
the barrier the boundary between Time
aud Eternity.
'When 1 am dead 1' More or less sig
nifies resignation, or dependent woo, a ful
fillment of .nature,'! or a perversion of its
.rti . iii .1 . . r oi. ... c . :. . . .i . r- : ia .1.. .
piled. iUM btiouia DO uiu wora oi cer .a ciave ciare imo me uniou. 11 tuai
'day, both for the fake of economy and mat-1 can bo cll'eeted, the South is willing to re
ncss the amount of labor and ezpenso re- J main in the L'uion aud play the overseer
quirad to perform it, bcariug no comparison ; to its criuging Northern Slaves, but if
with the advantages derived from the pro- j that cannot be effected, it will iuuncdiate
4tection afforded the mauure from the j ly discharge them from its keeping.
rays of the sun, and the washings of rains, j Here are the identical words iu which the
Third. Soiling would save tho farmer j alternative is tendered:
one of his heaviest items of expense, fen- j "The adiuissiou of Kansas is the 'para
tib'. I'ndcr ouv present system, the di- mount question of the day.' The position
vidiug of farms into finlds by means of cx- taken by Georgia iu her last Legislature is
puisive fencing is unavoidable, and when ! that no man is worthy of political fellow-J
the rapidly increasing price of fencing ma-' ship who denies the right of Kansas and
tjrial is considered, it beoymcs a very scri-, all other Territories toeouie into the Union
cus questiou whether before many genera- j with or without Slavery, as their people
tions have passed we shall not be compell-; may determine. This is the doctrine of
cd to adopt soiling, hccm volens. If cat-1 the Democratic Party of this State and of
tie were kept in permanent cuclosure, the : the sound National Democrats of the north,
necessity of more than the border fencing j Upon this basis the National Democratic
of farms could be dispensed with. Who' party will stand iu the comiug contest.
is prepared to estimate tne saving to the j I her ranks there will bo no place for
country at large, which the obviation of tlin Free Soilers and Abolitionists. The man
necessity for our cross fences would certain-' who denies this doctrine, should and will
The i satrap.-. Fas est ab Jwste deceri, says the i eud mN csc words express, though sad
tney are at uust.
When tho aged man, whose steps grown
wurd in learning the lesson. Its fatal er- feuo10 m .tuo walM ot gwducss, and whoso
ror hitherto has been its weak, or not to ; bands trembled with the fruit of his oft
qualify it too harshly, its amiabio comnli- i lven chanty, utter these words, they tall
- m - 4
auce in compromises for the sake of peace,
which were not compromises, but concess
ions of dignity, justice, law and liberty. It
hoped to surpress what could not be sup
pressed, but only postponed and postponed
to a moro fierce and turbuleut revival. It
laid the wind, in order that at a future day
a whirlwiud might spring up.
Let us cast asido the petty wranglings
which have divided us; let us forget the
old names of difference and the old causes
of animosty, and then let us inscribe upo"
our banners for tho contest of 1&)G, "The
from the lips as a prayer to Heaven. In
them his will harmonizes with his destiny;
and a tear that starts for a superior soul
about to leave its clay, glistens iu tho light
of happiness that gleams out of the heart,
at the prospective reward of the future.
The lips, too, that never pressed the
riiu of tho front of Nature's Poesy, may
murmur 'When 1 am dead 1' but death
to such a one, is better, perhaps, than life
ilis heart holds no music chiming in ca
dences to weal and woe ; his inward exis
tence is void, and the rough surface of
Wesley Starr & Sons,
TOBACCO 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, Ac., Ac ' Ian. 1, '55.
JOHN a. biwium. w, a. Ltovn
BINGHAM & LLOYD,
A TTORNEYS AT LAW. Office at the
corner of Third and Market streets, oppo
site the Court House, Sluubeuvijle, Ohio.
January 1, 1855.
" wrCTJL." GASTON,
A TT0RN1SY AT LAW, Steubenville,
Ohio. Refers :o Hon. Wilson Shannon,
Hon. Wm. Kennon, sr., Hon. Benj. S. Cowan,
and Hon. T. L. Jewett. Office on Market st.
below Third street. Jan. 1, '55.
John shank. jamm m. shan
J. & J. M. SHANE.
ATTORNEY'S and Counsellors at Law;
will nrnmntlv attend to all business on
trusted to them. Office, Kilgore buildings,
Market Street, Steubenville Ohio.
January 1, 18"5.
J. II. MILLKR. R. SnEBBAKO; JR
MILLER & SHERRARD,
ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELLORS
AT LAW. Office, Market street, opposite
Washington Hall, Steubenville, Ohio. Prompt
attention to collecting and securing claims.
Agents for obtaining Pensions and Bounty
Lands. Lnnd Warrants bought and sold.
January 1, 1855.
AT HrDOHEMAN & Co.,
FORWARDING & Commissson Mer
chants, for the sale of Flour, Grain, Bacon,
Lard, Butter. Wool. Seeds, Dried Fruits, Salt,
.. .. 1 S1 1 .1! 1 T-
?i aiiii, "iaow uiasa, mercnanaize ana rroauc,c
in general, IS'Plloeuriiie, ywv,
. REFERENCES. . .
Frnzier fe Drennen, Steubenville, 0.
H. H. Collins, Pittsburgh. Pcnn.
Win. Holmes & Co., do.
Hozea Frazier, Cincinnati, jan. 11
AUTHORS, ATTENTION! i
,r 2 MAGWIC&NTRIZESJ ;
rTIo, encourage, the literary Ualcnt tf the
countrV, as well as to secure' the best a-rat
able ciatter fat their eolutnns, the proprietors
of the New. irir Saturday courier nsv outer
tnined.to award a prize of One Huudrt d Dol
lars fc the ben, and Fifty Dollar for the sac
oud best tale that is forwarded (post-paid), ta
their office u or before the 1st or May next' ,
Said stories may be In any: sty la, may b loca
ted in any country, or relate to any , period
tbeymnst make' not less than km columns of
the iOtmum. . mcd man m aecompainea ty
the name of its author in a sealed enrelope,-
All tales handed in are to become the propert
of the paper, and will be used in iu columns rf
deemedwortny ol puonoation. , 1 be awara will
be made without reserratioo, by a committee
of gentlemen, whose high literary Mandinf wiQ
be s guarantee of the sincerity and fairness of
this proposal. Their names areO. Psyn Quack
enbos, formerlv Editor of the N. T. Literart
American. Cbauncey C. Burr, Editor of the
. 1 . National Democrat, and the Editor of the
K. Y. Saturday Courier. Knowing that tale
writers who complete for newspaper prizes arc
often disappointed by the chicanery or dishon
esty of the parties concerned, the undersigned
would add their personal assurance that the
strictest impartiality will be observed : the en
velopes containing the authors' names will not
be opened till after the judges have decided;
and the award wili be a fair one if it it in the
power of human effort to make it so, i: v
Send in your manuscript on or before the 1st
May.-
O" Country Editors may secure a regular ex
change by inserting the above, together with
tins ciause.f
. F. J. VISSCHER fc Co., Proprietors,
346 Broadway, New York.
TlTl! are n8w receiving one of the lar
gt and best selactod Stocks of
'WLLPAPERS
ate.
Be
v : NOTICE TO SHIPPERS.
Transportation Office, 8. & I. R.R.
Steubenville, April 16th 1855. J
X FREIGHT TRAIN is now running
to Newark, leaving Steubenville daily,
(Sundays excepted,) at 5 o'clobk a. m.
Shipments to all stations, except Unionport,
Cadiz, Fairviow and New Market, Unchsville,
Port Washington, Nw Comerslown, Lafayette,
Ceshocton, Adams Mills, Dresden and Newark
must be pre-paid. ,., . . -. . ,;: ., . ,.
Shippers will please'concludei heir shipments
and receive their consignmeuts previous to 6
o'clock each evening.
LAFAYETTE DEVENNY,
ap 17,1855. General Freight Agent.
CHABLKS t. TnACIIER. ROBERT S. WuDDROP
THACHER 8c WODDROP, .
WHOLESALE 1500T, SHOE AND
" 1 RUNK WAREHOUSE, No. 101 Arch
street between Thirdand Fourth, up airs; four
doors below Union hotel Philadelphia.
January 1, 1855.
ever before offered' Our 8tock is irnewthn
Spring, and eouprfees the te$ and best sty Us.
It consists in part of - . ,'
HALL PAPERS,
of new and beautiful designs. " - "
PARLOR DRAWING ROOM,
Chamber Papers,
in every variety of style and quality. ' ' .'
GILT, SILVER, yELVET-
common borders,0 of new styles.
Transparent Window Shade, Figured
and Plain, with Putuans Patent fix
tures; Plain, Green, and Blue, and
FIGURED WINDOW ; BLINDS,
and Fireboard Screens, in great variety of pat--terns.
- : ' i
With an extensive assortment to select from,
and
LOW PRICES,
ve expect to please those who may give us
all M'DOWELL A Co
Booksellers, Stationers and Paper Dealeis..
Mantel street ateuoenvuie, unio.
March, 11855.
SPRING-
Marble Establishment,
SOUTH FOURTH ST., STEUBEN
VILLE. Ohio. All kinds of Murble Work
done to older. On hand at all times, Water
Lime, Plaster Paris, and the best quality of
Grindstones. L. UUlltiAHU.
Steubenville, Jan. 1, 1855.
S. COURSEY,
"RAR13ER and fashionablo hair dresser.
Ilnzors set, and all kinds of Surgical in
struments put in good order. Room under
the Mechanics' Snving Fund, Market at. near
the Washington hull, bolween 3d. and 4th. st.
npril 5th. 1855.
U. S. Shaving and Hair Dressing
Emporium!
T EWIS STEVENS would respectfully
inform his friends nnd the public that he
has taken a room adjoining the U.S. house
where he is r.-ady nl all times to wnil on his
put runs In his line, in the most polite manner,
end would be pleased to receive a liberal share
of patronage.
april 24th 1855.
J. R. SLACK cfebT,
nOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS and
" TAPER DEALEUS. Market street, above
Fourth, south side. Steubenville. Ohio, keen
constantly on hnnd and for sale, a lnrge and
well selected stock ot Miscellaneous find School
BOOKS j Plain and 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.
Cutmtrv merchants and other dealers will be
supplied at very low wholesale prices.
j. it. a. a jo. are prepareu to lurntsn ui
best American Magazines, as early as they can
be received by mail. They also keep on hand
choice supply of Mikkt usio. Jan. 1, oa.
J. C. M'CLEARY,
ATTORNEY AT LAW and NOTARY
PUBLIC, Warrentou, Ohio, will carefully
attend to all business entrusted to him in the
counties of Jefferson, Uarrison and Belmont, in
the State of Ohio; and Brooke aud Ohio coun
ties, Va. Oflice opposite the Western Hotel.
January 1, 1855.
Dr7 Louis Xells.
IT AVING concluded to remain iu Stcu-
beuville, will continue the practice of
medicine and surgery as heietolore.
OrvicK Market Street, opposite Washington
Hall.
Residence 6th Street, North of Washington.
Street
WASHINGTON HALL Building,
' formerly occupied by J. dt D. Scott, M
st., Steubenville, ohio.
freedom of Kansas forever!" and tho victo- "hi being checkered, though not brighten
lyttcuiv. Millions upon uiilliuiis which
are now uselessly expended would besa-
VC'J
be deemed unworthy uf fellowship in tha
Democratic raiiks. l'reseutiiig as the Na
tional .Democracy do this Catholic platform
ry will be achieved. The entire issue for
the future we repeat, turns upon this pre
liminary Kansas question which; being once
made right, the legislation of tho nation
will, on tho subject of Slavery, keep right
unto the cud. Arew York Trib.
t''uilh. It has been fully ascertained j to tho country, the question comes home
that the same extent of laud will su t.iin a j to every Southern man as to his individual
greater number of animals, when the grass j duty in jjjgHwttcr. If wo desire the ad
is cut and fed to llieni iu yards aud stables, i missiou oflvuiisus and seek to establish on
thou w here it is pastured. The advanta-a Brm and lusting foundation the great
ges in favor of soiling istis 2 to 1. Here, j principle iuvolved in the question of her
then, wc have another important feature, j admission, why should wo not unite with
particularly where milch cows are kept in j the only party that can and will euable us
large number.-, as iu I he vicinity i-f our large : to effect the object?
c'tics.
If, as 1 presume wiil be
I'lant i Grave Vine. All who own
a square rod of laud, ought to plant a grape
vino of the Concord, Isabella or Diuna va
rieties. On doing thin carefully, occa
sionally water them with soap suds on wash
days. Downing says he has known an Is
abella vino to produce 3000 bunches iu a
season. The grape is a healthy fruit.
Wc repeat it, plant a vine, and you will
not regret it, aud pur posterity will thank
you for it.
Dr. John McCook.
OFFICE on the second floor in front of
v tho Union Oflice, 3d street Steubenville,
and opposite the Citizens Bank.
Office hours from 8 a. tn. nutil 12 a. m., and
from lp. m. until 6 p.m. At all other hours
unless necessarily absent, he mav be found bv
those requiring his professional services at his
residence on 4th street, three doors south of the
Catholic Chapel and opposite the North Public
school house anril ' aa.it.
J. C. CABLE, M. D.
OF PICE at his residence, on Fourth, hc
tvwin MavVpt Anil WflKhtnirffin kt.reots.
Sieubenville. Jan. 1. 5a
od btheJiulf stay thought, darkcus but
little with the pauopoly of the tomb.
How different,.. .when youth, glowing
with beauty of siral and heart, 'rich with
the treasures of mind, am warm with syni-
I puthy for all with loveliness, sighs like the
south wiud, 'Wheu I am dead !' A spir
it it seems to wail its anthem, an eclipse
of the noontide soon to fall upou the pic-1
ture of a high nature checked in its pur
poseturned from ' dulcet- waves upon a
coral reef, against tho rocks of a destruc
tive shove, ' v.
...... . ' : , 1 ..-
'When I am dead '. H ia 48 mournful
as the plaiut uf a ghost ou the tempest
and nriduighi',w'iludHu,t we must say it
some time : fur tlie .grave lies at baud
the ruse, the
question is uskeJ what is to U conn: of our
yawning through a bed of thorns or1 gleam
"Ijuy thk jjest. lue farmer who, . ing like a .white avenue ui nope loaning
Ueinz in the minority iu Congress, we j
arc noweiless to earrv miv inensure oxcerit ' for tllO sake of suili a few sliilliili??. nur-. UL'uinst the staid.
1 J 1 . . . . ' 1 I " ..I,., : I
by votes from the North, lhc policy I , cbases an inferior linplymcut, or poor seed, I hen 1 am dead 1 StranM and fear-
... i .i l. e . .i . . ' . "... .1 r r- -r-'v-
cattio cany iu me spring ocioie uie grass , profCM ufi0V(js the only practicable mood of , commits a great error. Tito "best " is al
ia Ct trt cut, although suhVieiitly largo , for 8CCUring the udinissiou of Kiiusas as a , ways tho cheapest, and it is a well establish
i ... n tf I...... i i.....i;ii. n nuu'.ii-nii I!... ... . t...i..t' i,i -jr.. :M i i
uaokuiiu,,, ii- i.tj iin..w. i Mave State. Jt it laiis, we would oe in euiuciiuiuruimKinaiiiieraanwnonurcuus-
M'DOWELL & CO.,
Book$elUr, Stationer; Paper Dealeri, Blank
Book Mitnufact urtr$ and Book Bwder$,
FkEALERS at Wholesale and Retail, in
- School, Classical, Medical, Theological,
Miscellaneous, and Blank Books, Ruled and
Plain Cap, Post and Note Papew, Printing and
Wrapping Papers, wall I'npers aim uoruers,
School, Coiinting-House and Fancy Stationery,
Merchants and others desiring to purchase,
will do well to call and examine our stock.
The highest market price paid for Bags.
North side of aket, above Fourth street
Steubenville. Ohio. Jan. l.oa
Boots ! Boots ! ! Boots ! ! !
JAMES ALEXANDER
HAS on hand, and is manufacturing
Gents' Freneh Calf Stitched and Pegged
KiD aud coarse Boots and Shoes. Also, Ladies
Misses and Childrens Gaiters, Kid, Morocco
and Coif Boots. Buskins and Slippers ; and
keeps in store a large stock ef Eastern work of
tho latest style, all of which he will sell low
for Catdi, at his fashionable Boot and Shoe store
Market Street, Steubenville, Ohio.
Feb. , 835 -3inon.
room
Market
.Inst owned the largest, best and chenncit
Stock of Boots, Shoes, Trunks, Carpet-Bags,
etc., ever offered In Ibis market. The subscriber
is determined to do business on the Cnsli Sys
tem and offers great inducements to Cssh Buy
ers, and will make it the interest of nil to pat
ronize the City Boot and Shoe Store.
av. Jst. u. sum l .
" WMesalViDrug House.
THE subscribers have on hand a large
and well selected stock of Drugs. Chemi
cals, Paints, Dye Stuffx, Oils, Varnishes, Brush
es. Patent Medicinos, Perfumery, Surgical In
struments, Daguerreotype stock, dlassware, etc.,
tc, which they oner very low eimer wnoiesie
ir retail. Deolers 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 the
West. Orders promptly executed, aud personol
attention paid to shipping.
DRUG KMl'OKlUM, Market street, two Uoo'
below the Jefferson Branch Bank.
HEN1NQ & MELVIN.
Stcubeiivjllo.IanlJie.'i.'i. '
SEW GOODS f NEW GOODS ! !
PISHFR & M'FEELY have just rc
ceived, and are now opening a prime lot of
Boots nnd Shoes of every variety, to which
they invite the attention of their friends und
the public in general. Having purchased fur
cah we wilt be enabled to offer greater induce
ments than ever.
Ladies' lasting Gaiters from 1.95 cents up
wards. Childrens Shoes, from 25 cent ups
wards. Trunks, Carpet Bags, etc., allow pri
ces. Call then on FISEIt A McFXELT,
Mar. 29 1855. On Market elt. biw Third.
tW3 head of cattle can be maintained by
Moiling, where but a single one is supported
Pirage, cffecw pur ibnt, who soils his
.1 Ml I I II. I 1 . I
- cuttle, wilt liavou.mbie the surplus oi uayilf oil tll0 t.0ntrary we succeed ve shall
,: and fodder, which ho who past tires, his cat- j Lnve mricd our mc.lslire) Bei;U1.uj our
t- lb Will h.vo. Ik-sides this, if such crops ftnd rIght!J Bn4 t th(J samo
,,M!ucorncweremoyo cxteiHively cultiva- tillJt ,irc.serV(;(l inviolato that American
tea. any o.yceuon woui.., to a ery great ..; ffl;ch KQ holll s0COIlJarv in impor.
tancc only to tho rights and principles it
extent, he removed
Having thus barely touched upon a few
lcaditijj points of a subject which I deem
of the highest importance, it is to be Imped
.1 if. '. .I.J.I. I V- .... . t
the same position us if we now tibtuidoued j cs none buithe best, is always the hjst farm
our frietids at the North and commenced : c.-, has the be;t i rorp, ai d the best return.'.
at ouce to rely upou our own resources. "i, ,
I 'An V lurmMJ 1 li.1 ,ir.H V.i.-tntiia on
essential in household affairs is still not
manufactured in sufficient (juantitics to
supply the demand at fair rates. No oth
er is equal to the corn broom. Farmers
ought to ruiso the ar ticle, and a factory to
make them ought to be established iu ev
ery county. ,
was designed to perpetuate."
Having stated tho question iu this ex-
that .the- Objectum which1 c;in bo ured plieitand unequivocal way, Mr. Cobb calls
against it, will be, and tliat a proper ex- j upon the people of the South ot every par
' i . .!..!. .. L...L ..M.... .:n 1. 1.. ' .. ......
.pression of opiniou on both sides will enable
,-, u. U dotmnma positively wiietiier we are
pUTSiiliig. tho wisest plan of H.-eduig, or
whether a Better is not within our reach.
. S. LtNQLKV.
ty and name to rally to the standard of the
old Democratic party. He reminds them
that the patriotic Whigs of Virginia sacri
ficed their niirty prejudices to coalesce iu
Wagons and Cakts. See to it that
these things arc not only well painted, but
kept in the dry when not in use. By do
ing this, they will last more than three
times as long as when ciposod to tho weath
er without paint. '
ful import hath it to .the utterer, but it is
a weak phrase ouly, to others, the world.
Who speaks it? .many think the single go
iug fortu of a soul .will, wove uoiio all
will be as before. ,t .vf.-- w' t:"
' I '!) V''.'
Wanted Immeuiately. Will seme
J- . ti ' i " ' ii
of our readers benefit the .rest of mankind
by inventing some utcthod to make, truth
as agreeable as falsehood: a receipt for
praising a pretty girl without giving of
fence to her old sister; some wav of col
lecting a small debt without having to earn
the moucy a sccoud titno tt. fho attempt;
how to induce a constant rcatkr. pf a news
paper to becomo a constant" subscriber ; a
plan of cditjnga liewspuper,. without being
considered dull ,by the giddy j frivolous by
the serioua-iiiiailcd; nnartsreciuted bj three
fourths, ami-cheated blhe other quarter.
New Boot and Shoe Store.
p A. TON NEK has on hand tho larg
est and best assortment of Boots. Shoes
Hats and Caps that have ever been offered in
this nart of the country, s he is dnin exclu
sively a cash bnsiuess, he can and will sell
wholesale and retail cheaper than any other es
tablisbment in the city. All who wish to nnr
chase, will please call atthe new Boot and Shoe
Store or is. A. lUBflfcii,
Mnrkat street, between Fifth and Sixth
Sieubenville, Jan. 1, 1855.
NEW SPRING GOODS !
. NOW OPENED AT
, DOUGHERTY & BROTHER'S,
A larc and splendid stock of Goods in the la.
dies' Department i also; a very heavy stock el
Goods for men and hoys wear, in our Cloth and
Clot li i nj' room, which will be sold at low prices
o sii it the times. . '! v,i
N. B. 5000 yds. Carpeting of everv trra!
and pattern, which we enn dispose of at prices
to suit everybody, -
Store Rooms Corner 3d. and Market street
opposite Public Building.-; .
pril; 3-3 mo. DOUOHEBTY A BRO
By Adams' Expsess,
TniS dayLudics' Straw and Silk Bon
1. ..... ....I :.. 4.1. 1 L
a good assortment for tale low at the store
Juul3. J. ALLEN
JUST PUBLISH KD.
rpHE American Monthly Magazino for
March, Devoted to Literature, Biography,
sketches, Stories, 1 ravels, Adventures, Arts,
Sciences, General Intelligence, tc. Together
with a variety of editorials; correspondence, mis
cellany, the whole making, when bound in a
volume, as inrgea collection or good reading
matter ascan be found in any Magazine in the
country. The present number contains a life
like portrait uf General Sam Houston, together
with a Biographical sketch. Teems $3 per year
in HuvBiice. oingie copies o cenis. a uoer
al discount made to agents.
AGENTS. Good, smart, industrious ngents
wanted in every town and city in the United
Slutes Office of tho Magazine, 5 aud 6 Scollay's
minding, Trcmont now. ,
JAMK.S o. i u I I Lli tt co.
Send in your orders as soon as possible.
GENERAL AGENTS.
Boston J, Federhen fc co.. Fell idee A, co..
ann wm. v. sspencer.
few York Koss & Jones. .
Bhiladelphi a J. . Roberts A co.
all I more Win. a. Crowly, & co.
0. & J. SCOTT.
ADVERTISEMENTS FOR
. . OF 1855.
0 cases of ne s goods now received and
" opening at the old stand, comprihiug the
the richest and most fathionable selection of
Dress Ooods, millinery, straw goods and Trim
mings of the present season, laving been pur
chased at the present greatly depressed prices
ia New York and Philadelphia we are enabled
to offerour customers greater inducements than
ever. SILKS. Good blark silks from 62J to
1,75. I'lai u colored black silks from 75 to 1, 25
Striped and bar'd do. Satin de-cheue. pure
satin black and white watered mantilla silks Ac
Chnllis, Persians, the richest and most beauti
ful chnllis. Persians, all wool delaines, bar'd,
striped, do. ginghnnrs, prints c. Good prints
xelling at 6 to 8 cents per yard, fine from 10
12. MUSLINS and SHEETINGS Good yard
wide muslins at Ci cents, heavy sheetiegs at
8 cents por yard. Blenched muslins, goou ar
ticle at fine do 8 to 10. Extra 12 to 15c,
Pillowcase muslin and linnen sheeting. Checks
tickings and flannel's at very low prices. Mil-
linnery goods, ou canons or JXhW ItONNET
ribbons iu every variety. 40 ps Bonnet Silks
of the most desirable colors. Crapes, Pultons
and Florences. 150 carious French and Amer
ican Flowers Bonnet Frames neatest shapes.
Illusion Blonds; silk trimming luce's, crown li
niiij;. Merchants and Milliners supplied nt
Enslorn prices. SILK and STRAW BON
NETS. 20 cases of the newest shnes and
styles of spring bonnets, goou bonnets from 25
cents to one dollar, fine do from one dollar to
$6,00 comprising English straws, swisn braids
Nnpoletaii luces c. Silk Bonnets of the latest
French styles and of the richest qualities from
the lowest, to the finest French bonnets ever'
opened in this city. Tiii.x.Mi'Nofl, Tliu finest
stock of Dress Trimmings of every thing new
and desirable. Embroideries of I lie finest qual
ities France collars as low as 6I4C and upas
hig li $5,50 chemists under sleeves, jaciuet and'
swiss inserting 61c. Lisle Thread, silk nnd best
quality of kid gloves. Iloisery of all prices,
some as low as GJ4 per pr. . Removal, on tho
1st day of April we will remove into our new
building, one door west of our present store
room, which we lire having fitted up in the
most modern style. Tho sccoud and third'
flours we are having fitted up for our millinery'
department, and having secured the services of
an experienced millner from one of the most
fashionable milline-y establishments in the city
of New York to superintend that depariuieutv
when we will be enubled to supply our custom
ers with every thing new and desirabla in that
department. U. & J. SOT T.
March, 20 1855.
SPRING SALES I
BUV your goods from II. U. (JARRKTI,
dealer In Fancy and Staple Dry &oos,ffo'
100,3d Street, Steubenville, Ohio, where yon
will find tha largest, best, ami cheapest stock
of Plain. Black, Barred, Striped. Watered and
Colored Silks, from 50 els to one dollar r nd fifty
per yard. Lawn, a fine assortment, nil -color
and qualities, from 6J4 lo 25 :ls per yov Uu
rage, lierege do Luins, Plain, Barred and f Mriped
trom in to ; cis per yaw. I'rmts, good Mad
der Colors, Warranted not to fade, from 3 f 12.j
els perjynrd. Chnllis, Tissues, all-wolle Do
Lains mid Persian Cloths, cheaper tbnno 11.
BONNETS AND VARIETIES!
Two Hundred and Fifty Bonnets, embracing
nil the newest styles of the Seasoi , from 25ets
to four dollars each. Cloths, Cashmeres, Cra
vats, Irish Linen, Sheeting, Dinner, Pillow
Muslin, Check, Ticking, Tweeds, Jeans, Flan
nel all colors, Umbrellas, Parasols, etc., etc.
Also, Hoisery, Gloves, Kits, Collars, Spencers,
Under Sleeves, Linen Cambric, Hdkfs., "oiniet,
cap and Velvet Ribbons, Flouncing. Thiead and
Cottou Lace and Edging, nod in a word all the
Goods usunlly kept in a Fancy and Staple Dry
Goods House, can be found here in Greater Va
riety and at Less Price than ever belfore offer
ed. H.G.GARRETT, 3d street.
May 8, lt-55. ;
HG. GARRETT, has just received'
and now opening a large and fash
ionable stock of Spring Goods, having been
purchased iu the Eastern Cities within tlie last
tt days nl reduced prices, I am prepared to off
er customers greater bargains than ever. The
aioca consists m pan ol I'lain Mack and Fan
cy Colored Silks and Satins, from 50 cts. to
$1,50 per yard, Striped and Barred Silks, 4c.
Chullis Lnwns,,Barcge, and other Dress Goods,,
cheaper than ever before offered in this market.
ap. 5, '55. H. G. Oahrkit, No. 100, 3d at.
d HEETING and Pillow Case Muslins
all widths, qualities and prices, Sheeting
Muslin fine quality, from 8 cts. to 12 cts. per..
yd., Bleached Muslin, good article from 6! cts.
1.. in .1. ... .,,1 i.:..i. r: 1? .. ...
Ivi. ju, 11 inn uineu, nure uneii
to 10 cts.
from 31 cts. to 75 cts. per. yd.
ap. 5th. '55. II. G. GARawr, 3d. si
Tl ON NETS, newest stylo, Bonnet Satin;
"Silk and Ribbon, in great variety, Collars,
Spencers, Undersleeves, hoosiery, Gloves, Mitts,
Lace, Edging, silk and linen hair. Ac. call at
H. O. Gabuctt's, 3d. street.
SERMONS FOR THE PEOPLE,
By Rev. T. II. Stockton.
'piIIS highly interesting book contains
' 420 VnZc neatly executed, with Small!
Pica type, on fine paper, 12mo. Pricein cloth,
1; in sheep, $1,25; in half moroei.$l,50.
A liberal discount clven to agents and book
sellers, by . A. H. ENGLISH & CO.,
Jan. 1st 1855. No. 78 Wood st Pitts. Pai
The Green Mountain Rotary.
A COOKING STOVE designed for far
mers and hotel keepers, burn itior wood and
coal, and guarantied to give satisfaction to pur-
cnascrs. ai'" it.h ik tiuiits large ovkn anil
the Star of the West. Th e stoves are far ahead
of anv vet introduced for bakimr and
in respect to saving fuel and for durability are tm Ca."h (,r country produco
unequaucu. Jianuiaciureu uy ' a, llnidley,
Pittsburgh. The subscriber keeps col ilaiitly
on hand a large assortment of all kinds of tin
Sheet-Iron and Brass Ware. Persons' In want
of anything in his line will save money by giv.
ing him a call. Spouting roofing and all kinds
of job work done to order and at tha lowest pri
ces. The highest prices paid for old copper A
pewter. Store South 4th street nenrly opposila
the Norton House; , J. H. LINDSAY.
april 24th 1855. . ...
MILLINERY & MAIITAUlIAiIINO.
Misses GEORGE & SCOTT; havo en-
tered into coparlnership ia the above business
inKew Alexandria, and beg leave to announce
to th citizen and community that they are
prepared to give general satisfaction to all who
may give them a call in their line of buisinsjs.
.. MissE8GsouuEit Scott,.
flew Alfxandria, Ohio, April 5, '55,
Grist Mill and Grocery Store.
T HAVE in operation at tho "Union
Mill," west end market street a run of stone
for grinding corn, rye, barley, Ac. I am pre
pared to self corn meal, at wholesale or retail
ut the mill, and at my store, where 1 keen ou
k I - -1. . 1 .
imuu iiiihv groceries una prouuee at low pri-.
ces for can or country produco
Sieubenville March la Ions M Fxklv.
A SECOND ARKIVAL.
AT Fisher k Mo FcclyX market street
Steubenville, if not tho largest, the BEST
assortment of New Boots and Shoes yet ottcreu
In Uie city. The assortment is complete; all ar
ticles of men's wear,, from the slipper to tho
California boot ladies, a choice slock of the
substantial,' tlio fine and tho fashionable, all
warranted work and It Lower Prices Than
Ever I For a neat or tastya substantial boot,
shoe pr slipper at prices to suit the times, if
notata,cbeapr figurethe plac to buy, and
the only one where you can get moro than the.
worth' of your money, where the new aud fresl
.stock ar&iustopened at,
FISHER A McFEELY'S,
:! ! i" On Market, below Third srrcet.
"I P. S. Please cnll lna pleasure to. exhibit.,
and uo charge madn for showing goods,
spril 17th J?.:.5

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