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Some ten years since, 1 f pent a colle
giate vacation in the town ol Weymouth,
Norfolk comity Mass. While there 1 at
tended church on Sunday morning, at
which was called the 0!d Weymouth
kneeling house, and heard a sermon from
the venerable pastor, Rev. Jacob Norton.
About the same time, I made Mr. Norton
a visit, and became much interested in
-the old genilenian. I mentioned my a
greeable visit to an old lady of the parish,
Vhose acquaintance I had made. She in
formed me that Mr. Norton was ordained
their pastor when lie was about twenty
one yearn of age, and that he had been
with them nearly forty year?. She ob
served that most of his present parshion
ers could remember no other pastor; but
that she could well remember his prede
cessor, the Rev. Mr, Smith, and that he
and Mr. Norton had filled the same pul
pit for the better pait of the last eighty
' Mr Smith,' said she, was an excel
lent man. and a very fine pTeacher, but
he had high notions of himself and fami
ly in other words, he was something of
an aristocrat."
One day, she told the following anec
dote of old parson Smith, and several oth
er persons of distinction ;
Mr. Smith h;id two charming daugh
ters. Mary was the name of the o'dest,
the other' name I have forgotten. They
were admired by the beaux, and envied
by the belles of the country arottud.
survive or perish, I give my heart and
hand to thia measure. But though the
measures were different, the spirit was
the same. Besides, he had already car
ried the main point of attack the heart
of the young lady and he knew the sur
render of the citidel must soon follow.
After the unusual hesitation ond delay
that attended such an unpleasant affair.
Mr. Smith, seeing that resisiance was
fruitless, yielded the contested point with
as much grace as possible, as many a piu
dent father has done before and since that
time. Mr. Adams was united to the lov
ely Miss S. After tho marriage was o
ver, and all things were settled in quiet,
Mrs. Adams remarked to her father;
You preached sister Mary one on the
occasion of her marriage. Wou't you
preach me one likewise V
'Yes, my dear girl !' said Mr. Smith,
'choose your text, and you shall have
your sermon.'
Well said the daughter, 'I have cho
sen the thirty-third verse of the seven
teenth chapter of Luke 'For John came
neither eating bread nor drinking winei
and ye say he hath a devil.'
The old lady, my informant, looked
me very archly in the face, when she re
peated this passage, and observed :
If Mary was the most dutiful daugh
ter, I guess the other had the most wit.'
I could not ascertain whether the last
sermon was ever preached.
It may not be inappropriate to remark
how well these young ladies justified the
preference of the distinguished individu
als who had sought them in maraiage.
Of them it will hardly be extravagant to
say they were respectively an honor to
But while the careful guardians of the par
ton's family were holding consultation on
the subject, it was rumored that two young
lawyers I think both of the neighboring
town of Quitscy a Mr. Cranch and a Mr.
the Musses Smita. As every
man and child of a country parish in New
England, is acquainted with whatever oc
curs in the parsons family, all the circum
stances of the courtship soon transpired.
Mr. Cranch was of a resppctabla fami
ly of some note, was considered a young
man of promise, and altogether worthy
of the alliance he sought. lie was very
acccptal h to Mr. Smith, and w; s greeted
by himself and family with great respect
and cordially. He was received by the
eldest daughter as a lover, and, in fact, a
young man with great respectability.
lie afterwards rose to the dignity of Judge
of the Court of Common Pleas of Mas
sachusetts, and was the father of the pres
ent Judge Cranch, of the district of Col
umbia. The suitor of the other d itchier wis
J,.hn Adams,, who afterwards became
President of the United States. But at
that time, in the opinion of Mr. Smith
i r...r.;i.. iio mivo hut 1 1 j ii i ! c r nrnmise
.-., ,,. .. doth lhe hand of mv;Go,j press pon me !
of the distinction to which he afterwards , , , i 1
. , ... . . ,. rP1.,il 1 his thrice have I been bereaved and
arrived. II is pretensions were scorned
, ., . . ., 4 iiio imiT !! made desolate When, 0 when, shall
by all the family, excepting the young la-
' " . .1 i tin 'i Liintiio: nf mv ifi hi nvernnsspu !
.1.. i lti ai'ilvpesra werp esneeia-l j
Uy IU VriUflM I. W .unit - ---.
ly directed. Mr. Smith showed him none
nf hl.4 nrd'nnrv civilities of the house : he
their husbands, the boast of their sex, and
the pride of New England.
Mrs. Adams in particular who, from
the elevated position in which her litis-
s were paying their addresses tot
., , ! brotiglU before the public eye was stip
ules Smita. As every man, wo- r J
poseu 10 noiu me same eievaicu rank wuu
the gentle sex that Mr. Adams did among
men ; and she is reported to have render
ed her husband much assistance in his
multiplied labors of the pen. Cincinnati
From the Christain Chronicle.
After a Ion? series of severe trials and
distresses, I set out with my three small
children, a son and two daughters, to jour
ney I knew not whither. 'When we had
traveled a considerable distance, the son
fell sick, and we were obliged to stop.
This disease soon became alarming and
proved fatal, notwithstanding our effort
and desire that he might live. He died,
and in much, grief of mind I sat down
weeping and bemoaning him, and said,
0 that it were not so ! How heavily
ed mantle and would leave him no longer.
While thus engaged in reflections, I
looked round upon the cedars that euclose
this ancient burial-ground on every side,
and said, Ye watchmen of this sacred
place, ye are witnesses of this meditata-
tive hour ! And thou, my son, though
no other kindred should come to shed a
tear here, and few know that thou hast
been, and though the hand that is divine
may remove me, thy father, far away
again, yet think.not but that I will seek
another opportunity to return, and yet
another, and cover thee with flowers, till
at last I faithfully j hope, through Jesus
who is 'the resurrection and the life,' to
come to thee in that far-off land of hap
piness, where, clasping thee by thy hand,
clothed in pure white robes, we shall
quickly enter into sweet conversation
concerning your redeeming Lord, as we
walk along the river of life, and over the
hills of fiankincense, and on the mountains
of myrrh ; and where our love to each
other, to Christ our Head, and to all the
hosts of heaven, will continually increase
with our onward and npward march amid
scenes ever widening and brightening in a
boundless eternity.
By this time the light of the rising sun
had chased the shadows from .the sepul
chres, so I reached up my hand and cut
off a small twig from the nea'rest cedar
whose branches extended over my little
one's tomb, and came away sad, yet glad
for what I saw and felt.
Medical Hall Re-openei.
YR. LOUIS KELLS having re-opened
this well known Drug establishment, soli
cits the attention of Physicians and the public
generally, to his well selected stock of Drugs,
Medicines, Chemicals. Perfumery, etc. It is
lhe design to render this estuolishment all that
can be desired in a city Prescription and Retail
Every care and attention will be given to
Prescriptions, and no medicine dispensed with
out having been previously subjected to a strict
examination. Every facility will be afforded
Physicians to examine and test the quality of
any article supplied by this More. Determined
to keep lhe best, quality of everything in this
line of business, the public can confidently re
ly upon any articles purchased at the
Aug. 1, ly. MEDICAL HALL.
William D. Sherrow, Barber,
WOULD respectfully inform his friends
and lhe public, that he la ready at all
times (Siibbalh excepted) to wait upon custo
mers in his line. Rooms South 4th Street, one
door north of the Norton Hotel.
Barbers and Fancy Hair Dressers.
fpiIE subscribers would announce to
the citizens of Sieulicnville and vicinity,
that they liaye entered into co-partnership in
the above business, and are leady to wait on
customers at their establishment, where prompt
attention willbe given to thosi who favonhein
with a call.
Shop on the North-cast corner of Third an
Market streets, under the store of Messrs
Dougherty. Steubenville . Ohio.
March. 29. 1855 LKICTOS A HOPKINS
Merchant Tailors.
IT AVE now received, direct from Phil
adelphia, their Spring and Summer stock of
Goods, consisting in part of cloths, all shades,
price and qua'ity, Drab Do Ebe and 'Italian
oths for summer wear, cassimers, plain, black
and fancy, a full complete, and bcauliful ass
ortment of linen Pantalloonery. Vestings, Sat
mt plain, fancy and figured Silks, au extensive
assortment of plain white figured and fancy
marsoilles. Hosiery, Silk, Lisle thread and cot
ton,, plain fancy and figured cotton, Gloves,
flam and colored Kid, Silk tiisle thread and
Under Shirts and drawers', Silk, Lisle thread
A Short Skrmon. The shortest ser
mon on record, was preached by proba
bly one of the most eloquent preachers i ?azc Flannell. Linen, and cotton cravats,
' 1 1 i Satin, plaiu and figured silks, scarfs, Dp join-
wnu ever auorneu a piiipii, me laie JJean MieScarls, plain ana ngured silk, plain and
Kirwm He was nresed f while suffer. n'l,red lillen 1,(lkfs' Rhirt8 standing and
ivtrw an. ue w as pre.seu (wnue sutler j Byron coI(U,3 guSpnndergj ete ( full 8nd gfin.
ing from a severe cold) to preach in the j eral assortment of Gents furnishing Goods, to
i i r ol n i t i r e .1 I which we would most respectfully invite the at
church of St. Teter s, Dublin, for the or-1 ten(.)n of purchasers calling this way, toex.un-
phan children in the parish school : he ! ine our large and well selected stock, and judge
lur nit uinui vtr.i, tin ,'i whkh iih uto win; I'ttu-
fill," the grand cash, wo hope to benblo to sell
cheaper than ever before offered in this market.
tried to excuse himself, but at hsl yield
ed, ill as he was. After mounting the
pulpit while the church was crowded to
suffocation, and having given out the
text, he merely pointed with his hand to
the orphan children in the isle, and said,
There they are.' It is said the collec
tion 011 that occasion exceeded all belief.
Effective Retaliation. A Quaker
had a quarrelsome neighbor, whose cow
being suffered to go at large, often broke
The Green Mountain Rotary.
4 COOKING STOVE designed forfar
tners and hotel keepers, burning wood anil
coal, and guarantied to give satisfaction to pur
chasers. Also ktna air tights large ovkn and
the Star of the West. Th e stoves are far ahead
of any yet introduced for baking and roasting,
in respect to saving fuel and for durability are
unequalled. Manufactured by A, Bradley,
Pittsburgh. The subscriber keeps constantly
on hand a large assortment of all kinds of tin
Cl,.,.i I .,.,.1 !!... w ...... P....,,. ;., ...,
into the Quaker s well cultivated garden.-; of niiyti,HiK in his line will save money by giv-
ing him a call. Spouting rooting and all kinds
oTjob work done to order and at the lowest pri
ces. The highest prices paid for old copper
pewter. Store South 4th street nearly opposite
lhe Norton House. J. H. LINDSAY,
april 24th 1835.
One morning, having driven the now from
his premises to his owner's house, he
said to him, 'Friend T , I have driv
en thy cow home once more, and if I find
her in my garden again ' 'Suppose
you do,' his neighbor angrily exclaimed,
what will you do V 'Why,' said the
Quaker, 'I'll drive her home to the again,
friend T .' The cow never again
troubled the Q'lakor.
was not asked to partake of the hospital
ities of the table, and it -is reported that,
his horse was doomed to share with his
master the neglect and mortification to
which he was subject, for he was fre
quently secyshivering in the cold, and
gnawing the post at the pastor's door, o?
long winter evenings. In short, it was
reported that the parson had intimated to
him t'lat his visits were unacceptable am!
that he would confer a favor by discon
tinuing them. lie told his daughter that
Jo'm Adams was unworthy of her that j
his father was an honest man and trades
man, who had tried to initiate John in tho
art of husbandry and shocmaking. but
without success ; and that he sent him to
college as a last resort. He begged his
daughter not to think of making an alli
a ice with one so much beneath her.
Miss Smith was among the most duti
ful of?daugh:ers, but she saw Mr. Adams
through a medium very different from
that in which' her father viewed him.
She would not fur the world offend or
disobey her father, but John saw some
thing in her eye and manner, which seem
ed to say, 'persevere 1' and on that hint
he acted.
Mr. Smith, like a good parson and af
fctinnain father, had told his daughters,
that if they married with his approbation,
he would preach each of them a sermon
on the Sabbath after the joyful occasion ;
and they should have the privilege of
choosing the text.
The espousal of lhe oldest daughlei,
Mary, anived, and she was united to Mr.
Crunch in the holy bonds, with the ap
proval, the blessings, and tho benedic
tions of parents and htr friends. Mr.
Smith then said, 'My dutiful child, I am
now ready to prepare your sermon for
next. Sunday. What do you select for
jour text V
' 'My dear father,' said Mary, 'I have
selected the latter part of the forty-second
verse "of the tcnt'li chapter of LuRe
'Mary hath chosen the good part, which
,Bhall never be taken from her.'
Very good, my daughter,' said he, and
so a sermon was preached.
..'Mr, Adaii.a perseyered in his suit, in
defiance of oil opposiiion. It was inar.y
years after, and on a very differed u oi'.c v
ion,-Biul in resistance of very different
opposition, that he uttered these memor-
I Assisted bv a few friends, wo buried
him among strangers in a strange land,
and continued to journey, in different di
rections, till we reached the westerrr
banks of the fa '.her of rivers in the great
West; havinn completed a tour
thousand mile?, and partly through a for
eign country. There, in one of its delias,
while engaged in my Master's service, 1
was aoiin subjected to sore afllictions,
through the pernicious influence of that
unclean Spirit, whose blasphemies and in
iquitous works are known to many.
These things made me long to see once
more the land and the spot where we
laid the mortal remains of my lovely lit
tle boy. God, whose mercies are very
great, gave me abillily to return : and
having arrived at the village near where
he lies, late in the evening and much fati
gued, I soon lay down and slept, but rose
early the next morning and went out to
lhe cemetry of the dead. Here, pensive
and alone, I passed to his grave. One
year had now just elapsed since I stood
here before, under the most melancholy
circumstances. The grass was spreading
thinly over his mound, and a small white
stone marked the place of his head, with
this inscription. The Grave of Little
Julius, the work of an unknown person.
My soul was deeply moved, and kneeling
down by his side, I exclaimed, 0 Julius,
my son, my son Julius, would that I
were with thee this day ! Oj had I the
wings of a seraph, quickly would I fly
away to thy blissful home !
I arose and stood by, and walked softly
around his lonth, weeping and wiping the
tears Irom my eyes, and calling to mind
many interesting facts connected with his
brief and innocent life. I thought of the
many dangers he escaped, and the danger
of being destroyed before he was born.
I thought of his strong attachment to me,
and to his sisters, Flora and Cornelia, and
his benevolence to all; and how he strove
to lease us by his graceful ways, sweet
words, and all his little store of sense. I
thought of his reverence for God, his
house and Sabbaths ; his attention, inqui
ries and grave remark, when, taking dim
by the hand I wou d point to the heavens
and speak of the works of God. I thought
of the gladness with which he could ac
com;nny me in my labors of jove, the
f r;i tide he displayed in his last sickness,
the thrilling words he spoke, and the love
and fidelity with which he clung to me
Swear not at all. Charles Bannis
ter, being reprimanded for swearing, re
plied, ''He did not know there was any
harm in it." Said a parson present, Why,
do you not know the commandment,
'swear not at all," said he, ('I only swear
at those who provoke me.
New Fall and Winter Dry Goods !
TS rcceivinsr direct from the Eastern cit
ies, Iiis first general assortment of Dry
of two 1 Roods for this Fall's trade, composing every-
thing new, elegant, and tashnmame, to he found
in the Lastern Markets, this stork is Hie
Inrgest and best we haveever'received and will attention paid to shipping.
A design and principle, for burning Coal, has
an extra large oven, a good draft, and easily
cleaned; construct inn such as to meet the expec
tations of all, and guaranteed to give satisfac
tion to the purchaser. Will yon cull and see it?
Jfos. 3 and 4 Kxtra Coal Cook St'ives.
" 1 " 2 Hartley " " do.
" 3 " 4 Air Tight Wood do.
" 2 " 4 Preniiinu do. do.
" 1 " 2 Cook or Bachelor Stoves,
E'g.Tarlor and Chamber Stoves of beautiful
design, Fancy Orates, Fenders, etc., etc., all
reduced prices, nt the Ohio Foundry Wni'erooms
Market street. SHARP & CItAIG.
Sieubeuvillc, Jan. 1, 1K35.
Wholesale Drug House,
rPIIE subscribers have on hand a large
and well selected stock of Drugs, Chemi
cals, Paints, Dye StulKOils, Varnishes, Brush
es, Patent Medicinos, Perfumery, Surgical In
st runients, Daguerreoly po stock, Glassware, etc.,
etc., which they offer very low either wholesale
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 the
West. Orders promptly executed, aud personal
Still Greater Attraction I '
Especially devoted to the wants of the
Ladies of Amtrica.
IF this Magazine is taken in a house, no
other is wanted, as it comprises all that could
be obtained by taking three other Mayuzines.
Neiv FitATcrts for 1856. k new and very in
teresting story will be commenced in January,
by Marion Harland. author of 'Alone,' and
'Hidden Path,' two novels that have created nn
immense sensation in the literary world. Also,
Miss -Virginia ,F. Townsend will commence
In February a nouvtlletto, which we know
will strongly interest, the readers of the 'Book.'
Stories by an English Hulhoress.
How to make Wax Flowers and Fruits.
With engravings.
The nurse and the nursery.
How to make a Bonnet.
Troubles of an English housekeeper.
The art of Sketching Flowers from nature.
With engravings. To be copied by the learner
on paper to be colored.
Maternal counsels to a Daughter. Designed
to aid her in the cure of her health, the im
provement of her onind, and t'.ie cultivation of
her heart.
New style of illuminating windows and
lamp shades, with engravings.
Poetry and history of Finger Rings, illus
trated. Shells for lhe Ladies, und where they
come from, with engravings.
Modelling in Leather, with engravings
This is only giving an idea of our intentions
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Model Cottaees.
Dses making, with diagrams to cat by.
Dress patterns Infant's and childrens dress
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Clorks, mantelets, talmas, collars, chemisetts,
Under Sleeves, Bonnets, window curtains,
Broderie Angluise Slippers, caps, cloaks, even
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Diawing Lessons for Youth. lOOff designs,
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Address L. A.' GODEY,
' No. 113 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
October 31.
DKUG EMPORIUM, Market street two doo-
below the Jefferson Brunch Bunk.
Rtcubenville, Jan. 1. 1855.
be disposed of at such prires as will make i
the interest of nil persons wishing to purchase
good Goods at low prices to call and examine
the styles and prires : the assortment contains
Ladies' Dress Goods of all descriptions j White
Roods, Embroideries, l.aees and Edgings ;
Dress, Cloak and Mantilla Trimmings ; Bon
net Ribbons, Artificials, Fringes, Braids, Gmps
etc., etc. Housekeepers will find a very full
stock of Housekeeping and Domestic Goods.
A full assortment of best makes and qualities
Irish Linens and Shirting Muslins kept con
stantly on hand ; also, French Cloths and Cas
simeres, Satinets, with a general assortment of
Gents' Furnishing goods.
I re new 1 iiiLADELPtiiA bi.AXKETS. I hese ex
cellent Blankets will bo kept constantly on
hand throughout the season.
The Cash System has been irdoptcd and will
be henceforth rigidly adhered to, as being for
the mutual advantage or buyer ami seller. Our
motto, tberofoie, tor tho fUure is Ciieaj for
Tlio i nil moments offered nMV it. is lTinnrrbt.
anflieiit. to nmnl v rennr thn trn utile nf nn Mr. serintinn made to order. The proprietor Q.f this
animation, which is respectfully solicited from J est ublishment having twenty-eight years of
all persons whether desiring to hecomo pur-! practical experience togetner wmi extensive
Sevastopol Not Taken !
ICIEST, Market street, has in store an
excellent assortment of CONFECTIONE
RIES, Ac, purchased expressly for this market
Raisins by lhe poun'd or box; Crackers, choice
brands; Currants; Candies: Dates; Prunes; Lem
ons; Figs; Citron; Gum Drops; Know Nothings;
Jenny Lind Drops; uaKes ol all Kinds; iNuisni
all kinds: 1' nuts: t ire lrnckers, l orpedoes, Ac.
i'arties furnished With Pound, i ruit, Lady Cuke
and Ice Cream.
Great, inducements offered to Country merch
ants and others, who wish to purchase by the
quantity. Jor bargains in (Joiilectiinenes,cu
at . ruisra,
House Painting, Glazing, &c
PEURY GOYLE would notify the pub
lic that lie is still ready to Wait on his pa
trons in the business of House Painting, Glaz
ing, Paper Hanging and Graining. Sign Paint
ing done" by journeymen. Shop on Market st.
south side, opposite Kilgoro's new Hall.
Steubenville, Jan. 1, 1855.
Fulton Foundry, Steam Engine & Car
- Factory,
V3TEAM ENGINES, Steam Boats, Steam
Ferry Boats, hulls and wood work com
plete, steam beilers, sheet Iron work, mill ma
e.lilnerv. and castings for crist and saw mills,
rail road car wheels, rail road cars of every de-
chasers or not.
net. 3. '55.
HAVING taken the large and convenient
three story bvick house nt the west corner
of the public square, and fully repaired and re
furnished the entire establishment, the under
signed offers itto the consideration of the pub
lic. Ho assures those who may patronise him
that every effort will Ijp made to render them
perfectly comfortable, and that fair bills only
win oe cnareu. uu resis ins riuinis won in
I public. T. D. HAMILTON.
Newark-, Aug. o, ao it.
nrivilerrns. feels confident that he can do work
as well and as low as anv establishment in the
cast or west. All communications will meet
with prompt attention. P. F. GEISsE,
Juno 13. Wellsvillo, Ohio
rpO PAINTERS. Wo have rc
large lot of Paint Brushes, from tl
eccived a
from the celebra
ted Manufactory of J. G. McKenst A Co., to
which we invite your especial attention. These j fj,,!) on Fourth street, over Beatty iSteelman's
Brushes are unsurpassed for durability nno 1 g0rni a, q. Worthington, N. G., v. I'llson
1. 0. 0. F.
O. O. F. meets every second and fourth
Fridavs. at 6'. o'clock, p. in., in Jefferson
Lodge rooms, on Third Street, over Garrett's
Store, u. "B. liurchard, l. v., ueo. u. jieans.
S. W.. John WagL'oner, Scribe.
Jefferson Lodne No. 6, I. O. O. F., meets
every Tuesday u' 6 1 2 o'clock, p. m., in their
hall on Third street, over Garrett's store. Geo
B. Means N.G., J. L. Uollon, V. G., Jas. O'
Nenl. ir.. Secretary.
Good Will Lodae No. 143, 1. O. O. F., meets
every Thursday at 61-2 o'clock, p. m., in tlrtdr
TT.U-.. w .1. ........ P.tl.. l..,l,on'u
elasticity. We have also a new article of Paint
JSnibh Tor painting Hoots or houses, uoats, vc.
Also a fine assortment of Blenders, Graining
Brushes and Brick Liners.
PERFUMERY. The Subscribers have
now on hand n large and choice assortment
of Purfuinery and Fa icy goods which willbe
sold very low. UEN1NG MELVIN.
PI'ONGKS. A fine assortment of Toilet,
Ij Bath and Carriage Sponges on hand.
vU band und will be sold to thu trade very low
able words : Sink or swim, live or die, till death had drawn over Wm his venom- Lisbon
Tho Watson House.
C WATSON, having almost entirely re
,ks? furnished and fitted up anew his spuciou"
hotel ir. the town of New Lisbon, is now pre
pared to accommodate the travelling public in
the best style. His table will bo always fnr
nislud with rtie most choice products of the
season, and the treatment of his guests will al
ways be such us to give full and general satisfaction.
Call at the sign of tha CROSS KEYS, New
June 13.
V. ()., T. H. Robertson Secretary.
Feb. 8. 1855.
Now is the time to make op Clubs !
The Best and Cheapest for the Ladies!
rpiIIS popular Magazine, already the
cheapest an 1 best monthly of its kind in
the world, will be greatly improved for 1856.
It will contain 900 page of double-column
reading mat. er ; from twenty to thirty Steel
Plates : and over four hundred wood engrav
ings j which is proportionally more than anj
periodical, of any price, ever vet give. I
lis Thrilling original Stories are pronoun
ced, by tle press, the best "published any
where. The editors are Mrs. Ann S. Siephens,
author of 'The Old Homestead," 'Fashion and
Famine,' and Charles J. Pelerson, author of
'Kate Aylesford ' 'The Valley Farm,' etc., etc.;
and they are assisted by all the nunt popular
female writers of America. Ne-v talent is con
tinually being added, regardless of expense, so
as to keep 'Petersou's Magazine' unapproach
able in merit. Morality and virtue are always
Its Colored Fasion Plates In advance. It is
the only Magazine whose Fashion Flutes can
be relied on. E-ch number contains a Fashion
Plate, engraved on Steel, colored a la mode,
and of unrivalled beauty. The Paris, Loncon,
Philadelphia, and New York Fashions arede
sci ibed, at length, each month. Every number
also contains a dozen or more new Styles, en
graved on wood. Also, a Pattern, from which
a drc8, mantilla, or child's costume, can be
cut, without the aid of a mantua maker, so
that each number, in this way, will save a
year's subscription.
Its Superb Mezzotints, and other Steel En
graA inL'H. Its illustrations excel those of any
other Magazine, each number containing a su
perb Steel engraving, either mezzotint or line,
beside the fashion plate ; and, in addition, nu
merous other engravings, woodcuts, patterns,
fcc, Ac. The Engravings, at the end of the
year, alone are worth the subscription price.
Patterns for Crotchet, needlework, etc., in
the greatest profusion, are given in every num
ber, with instructions how to work them ; also
Patterns Embroidery, Inserting. Broiderie An
fjlaise, netting, Lace-makihg, etc., etc. Also,
Patters for Sleeves, Collars, and Uhemisettes ;
Patterns in Bead-work, hair work, shell work,
handkerchief corners; names for marking and
iuitii'ds. Each number contains a Paper Flower
with directions how to make it. A piece of
new and fashionable Music is nlso published
eveiy month. On the whole, it is the most
complete LaJies' Magazine in the world. Try
it for one year.
Terms Always in Advance.
One copy for one ytar. ,$2,00
Three copies for one "ear. .-. , . . . .5.00
Five copies lor one ye;ir 7.50
Etghi copies for one year 10,00
Premiums forgetting up Clubs. Three, five,
eight, or sixteen copies, make a club. To every
person getting up a club, and remittieg the
money, our 'Book of Plates for 1856,' will be
given gratis ; or, if preferred, a copy of the
Magazine for 1855. For a club of sixteen an
extra copy of the magazine for 15Q will be
sent in addition.
Address, post paid, Charles J. PrrEnsox,
No. 1(12 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia.
0"Specimeiis sent, gratuitously, if written
for, post-gaid.
ILrAll Postmasters constituted agents. But
any person may get a club.
Persons remitting wilf please get the Post-
uster to register their letters, in winch- case
the remittance may be nt. our risk.- Wherf the
sum is large, a draft should be procured, lhe
cost of which may be deducted from the amount.
oct. 'M, 03.
(civil engineer and land surveyor )
Bounty Land JVarrants carefully and
judiciously loca'ed ; also bought and sold
Land entered ror ncruai sn'irers, or invest
nieiils on lime or for Cash. Tuxes nnoii land-
f non-rcsiilenls paid. Lands sold, Debts col
'Cted, etc., &e. fersonal attention niven to
all business entrusted to mu. Coniiitissions
uniform and moderate.
On all orders sent for location' lhe fo'.
,ini fees moit, aecomna'iv h Warrant.
which covers all expenses of entry, selection,
and location :
For Warrant of 4H Acres $.r Ul)
" 60 " 8,00
i P0 " 10,(10
' " 120 " 13.00
" " 1G0 " 15,00
Hon.B. Tappan, Ex U. S. Senator, Steuben
illeOhio. Jas. A. Frazer. Grocer, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Hon. H. H. Leuvitt, U.S. District Judge,
Cincinnati, Ohio.
Kinnev, Espy it Co , Bankers, Cmrinnnti, O
Dr. John At drews, Prest. Stato Bank Ohio,
Columbus, Ohio.
Mi. Abuer L.Ely, No. 65.Maiden Lane, New
York City.
Uo'iert (jarretife Sons, uallimore, Maryland.
Hon. T.S. Wilson, Dubuque, Iowa.
Oct. 17th '55 lv.
f)F?ICE Corner Thiri and Market Sts.
v Steubenville, 0. Jn. 1. .- , , , '
AT LAW, Stcubenvilie.
Ohio. Office corner of Market and Fourth
streets, second Btory. Jan. 1, 1855.
A TTORNEY AT LAW, Steubenville,
Ohio. Office under Kilgore Hall, Market
treet. Jan. 1. 1S55.
Rank Exchange.
v SALOON, Wm. Pattkbsox, Proprietor, op.
posile Citizens' Bank, Third street, Sleubeovill,
Ohio. Oysters wholesale and retail. ' also,
Toysand Notions. Jan. 1, 1855.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Steubenville.
fM.: no.-- mi - , m. i-.
uiuw on intra sireei, Dciween
Market and Washington.
Jan. 1, '55.
Jar,. 1, '55.
Market St., Steubenville.
J. R. SLACK' & CO.,
PAPER DEALERS. Market street, above
Fourth, south side, Steubenville, Ohio, keep
constantly on hand and for sale, a large and
well Relected stocK or Miscellaneous and sctiool
HOOKS : Pluin and Fancy STATIONERY:
Writing nnd Wrapping PAPERS, BLANK
BOOKS, etc.. etc.: nil of which they will sell
on the most favorable terms nt wholesale or
Country merchants and .other dealers will be
sut)Dlied at very low wholesale prices.
1 r. . 1 . ! 1. .1 .
j, ii. s. d: vo. are prepared to lurnisu me
best American Magazines, as early as they can
be received by mail. 1 hey also keep on Hand
a choice supply ,ot bnv.ET usic Jan. l, , oa.
Duoksclhrs, Stationers, Paper Dtaler, Blank
Book Manufaclumi and Book, Hinders,
DEALERS at Wholesale and Retail, in
ci i m.,.:.,l f..,i;o1 Ti..,r,1ni.til
Miscellaneous, and Blank Books, Ruled and
lllain Cap, Post and Note PapeM, Printing and
wrnnnina t'npcrs, Wall l'apers and Borders
School", Countlng-IIouse and Fancy Sluionery
JYlercliams and outers desiring 10 purcuase
will do well to call nod examine our stock.
The highest market price pnid for Rags.
North side of aket, above Fourth Rtreet
Steubenville, Ob lo. Jan. I, oj.
Thatcher & Kerlin,
second door below Market, Steubenville,
Ohio, keep constantly for snle-and make up to
order, Cloths, Cassimeres, and V eatings. Also,
Suspenders, Gloves, Shirts, Cravats, Bosiery,
and Furnishing Goods generally. STOrdera
respectfully solicited. Jan. 1, '55.
ATT ORM.Y AT LAW. Office at the
corner of Third and Market streets, oppo
site the Court House, Steubenville, Ohio.
January 1, le55.
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Steubenville,
-Ohio. Refers :o Hon. Wilson Shannon,
Hon. Wm. Kennon, sr., Hon. Benj. S. Cowan,
aud Hon. T. L. Jewett. Office on Market St.
below Third street. Jan. 1, '55.
J.H. UlLLF.a. a. siif.rbard; JR.
1X AT LAW. Office, Market street, opposite
Washington Hall, Steubenville, Ohio. Prompt
attention to collecting and securing claims.
Agents for obtaining Pensions and Bounty
Lands. Land Warrants bought and sold.
January 1, 1855.
Marble Establishment,
VILLE, Ohio. All kinds of Murble Work
done to older. On baud at all times, Water
Lime. Plaster Paris, and the best quality of
Grind Stones. L. BORLAND.
Steubenville, Jan. 1, 1855.
PUBLIC, Warrenton, Ohio, will carefully
attend to all business entrusted to him in the
counties of Jetferson, Harrison and Belmont, in
the State of Ohio; and litou'te inid Ohio coun
ties, V'a. Cilice opposite the Western Hotel.
January 1, 1855. .
street between Thirdaiid Fourth, tin airs; r.uir
doors below Union hotel Philadelphia.
January 1, 18a5.
Deakr in Fmtrtf Groceries und Confio
tionaries, Market street, between 5th
and 6th, in Dike's Buildings,
Steubenville, Ohio.
Has j isf received a fine assortment of Fancy"
Groceries, Cimlectionaries, etc.
The stock comprises in part the following:
Fresh Fruits, Pickles, Sardines, Spiced oys
Tomatoes, Capers, Pepper Sauce, Lobsters,
Sparkling Catawba and still Wines.
Crackers anil cheese, fine cigars aud che.win'5
Tobacettj and Firu Works.
The public are' respectfully requested to call,
and examine our slock. N.GOSSETT..
July llth 1855 tf.
Corner of Market und Ohio sts. ; (For-,
meily occupied by John S. Lacey.Esq.,)
Wm. Mim.gan, Prop'r Cadiz, o.
(CTThe above named house has been thoiS
oughly refitted and repaired, and every alteri,'-.
tion will be paid to supply the wants of tho
traveling community. Tbestabling is largeaad
extensive. A liberid share of patro'nagH is rsk
specially solicited. W II. MIL.LIUAIN .
Cadiz O., march 21st '55-tf
BNRB-KU and fashionable hair dresser'
r.,,,,- set., ami nil kinds of Surgical in
Btrrfmenls put n good order. Room undel1
the Mechanics' Saving Fund, Market st. near
theWusbiiigion hall, between 3d. and 4th.s'.
april 5lh, 18aa-
Steubenville Foundry and Machine WorKs.
And all kinds of
Railroad Work,
And every variety of
Wrought and cast Frogs
Car Wheels, various
Car Pedestals,
Car Oil Boxes, hubs,
Iron Bridges,
Hack Wheels,
Coal car Wheels.
Threshing Machines
r Mill Gearing for Saw
; and Grist Mills,
Shaftings and Pull
: ey.
'Cast Iron Fronts,
J Window caps, sills
; and coal Vaults.
; Bolts and nuts, cut
: and Turning", Plan
ing, Screw cutting
ItTOur facilities for work-are not surpassed
by any shop in tho Stato, and our stock of
Patterns being large, all order for the above
work w H bo tilled promptly and in the
best manner,
Sept. 12-yl
U. S. Shaving" and Hair Dressing
Emporium. m
T 15 WIS STEVENS would respectfully
inform his friends and the public that he
has taken a room adjoining the U.S. house
where be is r?ady at all limes to wail on his
patrons in his line, in the mnt polite manner,
and would be pleased to receive a liberal share
of patronage.
april 21th 1853.
' Sky Light Dguerrotype Room.
rjj. W. WISER, respectfully announces
"to the public, that ho has recently refitt
ed nnd reforms) ed the rooms, corner Fifth
and Market streets, in a style inferior to none.
He htispered no pains or i-xpense to make hiR
rooms pleasant, where one and nil may take
pleasure in visitinc. and 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 please all
who may favor him with their patronage.
DTRooms corner of Fifth and Market streets,
immediately over Ualsted'i Shoe Store
Steubenville, Jan, 1; 1855.
HPIIE subscribers have on hand, nnd in
tend keeping on hand a good supply ol
am, Oats and Mill feed. Also a good supply
cf Groceries, generally kept in grocery estab-
oishments, South west comer of Fourth tad
lAdams street, Steubenville Ohio.
'PHIS undersigned would respectfully in
1 form the public that they have ente'ed in
to co-partnership, and are carrying on the above
business at the stand formerly occupied by H.
M. Bristei, South 3l bt., between Mams and
Market Streets. From1 their knowledge of the
business, they hope to be able to give satlslac
tion to their patrons.
A liberal share 01 custom is respecituuy so
licited. ' John Kkndkix,
October 27th '55 1-y. A.J Rkvnouw.
jf MULDOON & CO., corner of 4lh
i.TJ.1 .,,,1 Market Streets. keeD constantly on
hand a large and spleftdid stock of all kinds
of marble wnrk.coisUingof Monuments, Tomb
and Head Stones, Marble Mantles &e , C.
They are prepared to execute every variety
nf luof.Tn - in (lie best nnssible style.
Work will be done at Eastern prices and full
fintisfaction given to customers.
Steubenville, Oct. 17tli '55-1 y.
Shoes, and Brogans; Palm Leaf and Leg
horn Hats, Bonnets, caps; etc., etc., no. 105,
Wood St., Pittsburgh, Pa.
Havomi hand the largest fresh stockof goods
in Pittsburgh, purchased direetfrom lhe man
ufacturers for cash, and will be sold as chenp
as any house eaBt or west. Philadelphia and
New York bills duplicated.
oct. 3-2m.
United States House.
BW. EARL, Proprietor, corner Mar-
ket and High streets, aear lite River, Steu,
benville, Ohio . ' JnVl, '5
Fall & Wister Goods
t UST opened, the larcrcst, best nnd cheap
u est. stock of Fall and Winter Goods ever re
e'eived in this city, comprising all the newest
styles of ladies'' Dregs goods ; Shawls, Em
brntilAries Hnnierv. oIovm. MrtU, Mull nnd
Linen. Diaper, Table
ninths, silk mid Linen Hdkfs. French and En
trlish cloths nnd Casimersj riain an.i pancy
Vesting; Hattineta, i weeirs, client. 1 icaiugs,
nil widths. Qualities and prices.
Persons wishing goods by thfl yard or piece
will find it greatly to their advantage ry can
im at this house before purchasing their goods
V t, r n ni)r"l'T TLI..I
OCt. O. D, U, UAU1VC,! I, I IHHf ol,
S - L Sharp;
Wholesale and Retail Tobacconist
TEEPS constantly on hands all kinds of
IV manufactured tobacco, cigars and nuff
Articles sold by him are warreuied lo be of the
best quality. '
Shop on Market street, south tide, one door
below sixth street, aud opposite Nash's new
building. - -
Steubenville, sept, 19 '55-ljr..
Missouri House, ,
WATER STUliKT, (opposite the'Pastf-
engcr Depot ot tlio U. r. llau-
road,) WELLS VILLE, Ohio.
WM. W li IT ACE R Ej . . . . .. Proprietor.
N succeeding Capt. Cbozer in tho
L "Missouri House." the present Proprietor'
hopes, by attention to business, to retain tho
popularity and patronage which the house so.
ustly meriwa u mier mo auspices 01 nm -iiiun
nous preuecei sor.
JuneC, '55
National House,
Corner of Main and Linbm SlreetSf,
Wellstille, Ohio.
T. W. WHITAURE, Proprietor,
UAVING agtiin taken this old establish
ed Hotel, the subscriber woidd respect
fully tender bis acknowledgements to a gen
erous public for the very liberal patronage
heretofore received at their hands. Haviug
thoroughly renovated and refurnished the house
he hopes to be able to accommouaie nis pmruna
In such style as will give entire satislaction.
Th stabling is large and extensive. A liber
al share ot patronage is respectfully solicited.
... t l. .. v .l .. t ... I r 1 1 K
Liauyic 01 geniieineii cau 00 -m
single or double rooms at theii discretion.
b -1.1 T w UmlTiPPP
FORMERLY the "Black Bear" on 4th
Slieet, near Market, Steubenville Ohio.
The Proprietors respect fully bef leave to ins
form the traveling 'public that this house has
recently been thoroughly refitted and complete
ly renovated, and they are now ready to receive
guests. It is the earliest desire and intention
of the Proprietors to give entire satisfaction. toj
those wlio may favor them with their patron
e"0. A liberal share ia confidently expected.'
O. A. BOWERS, Proprietor
October 17th 1855;
Cottage House.
Maiiti.nsvuli, Ohio.
HENRY BONJi has taken chargo of tho
Cottago House, aud is prepared to accom
m o Into the public,
ll has refu rnMied the principal rooms, and"
in: m my other respect added lo the comfort
ofihe house. Hn table will at all timaa be
supplied with the best the market affords. It
is Ins intention, and shall be his constant care
to render his house, in every respect, all that
may be desired bv his guests. '
Hoarder anu rie asure ruruu utvuiuiuuwu
on reasonable leruis.
sept. l9-6m.
Corner of Third and Adams Streets;
SwudenvimiE, Ohio.
JOSEPH BLACKBURN ha tuken fhia"
Jhonse formerly known as the "tiwnd Oorner,'
and baa refitted it up in comfort tola sit learnt
now asks a share of patrohage. Bills low and
accommodations equal to hoe who makemor
.pretences. . majr'W

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