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The Subscriber will receive proposi tions for building'a Jail for Ohio Coun ty, aom this date to the .first of March next. Any person wishing to contract ior building the same, can be furnished with a plan on application to the Sub scriber. THOMAS EVANS, Comm’r. Wheeling, t£6th Jan. 1808. 400 Acres of Land for bale. By virtue of a decree of the Court of Ohio County, will he exposed to sal., \t the door of the Court-house oT said County, on the first Monday in March tiext, at public auction, for ready money, a Tract of Land, containing 400 acres, more or less, lying on Middle-Island creek, in Ohio County, being the same tract of Land whereon Ralph Smith now lives. NOAH LINSLY, Master Commissioner. February 4th, 1808. ao Dollars Reward.., William Ritchie and family emigrated to America, principally at the expense of the Subscriber, lor which he has In dentures upon William Ritchie, sen’r. V» rliiam Ritchie, jun. and Robert Rit chie. After landing,the Subscriber took a circuitous route to Carlisle, where the said Ritchies were to meet, him,.which they did not do, nor has any thing been heard of them. William Ritchie, sen. :»s about forty years of age, about five feet four inches 'nigh, Sc has black eyes. W illiam Ritchie, jun. is eighteen years of age, and about five feet high. Robert Ritchie is about fourteen years of age. Whoever will take up the said persons, and secure them so that the Subscriber may obtain them, shall have the abo\ e reward and reasonable expenses, or in proportion for either of them. WILLIAM IIAZLET. j Flemingsburgh,Kentuck,Feb.4., 1808. j CAUTION. i The Public will please to take notice, I that I William Robinson, of the town of I Sr, Clairs\ ilie, in Belmont county, state I ol Ohio, do hereby forewarn all persons not to credit my wife, Sarah Robinson, H on my account, as I am determined to ■ pay none of her contracts from t!«is date. ■ Given under mv hand this iT/tb J;r»ua H ry, 1808. ' Wm. ROBINSON. Ashes Wanted. Fight cents per bushel ior field, and ten cents for house Ashes, will be given, in Dry Goods, at the Subscriber’s Store. Care must be taken to keep those made in the field from a mixture of earth.; It is computed that one acre will produce five hundred bushels. Those who live at a distance, will find an advantage in reducing the Ashts to biack Salts, for which three dollars per hundred weight v. ill be given. As every Fanner is provided with sugar-kettles, ! leaching the Ashes and reducing the ley to .;lack Salts, will be attended with very little trouble or expence. To obtain L'i.~ck Salts, set a leac h tub, as in making sr ap. When a sufficient quantity of ley is obtained, begin to boil down,and keep up the evaporation bv putting in cold ley. When i. is intended to dry o.v the Saits, stop supplying the evaporation ; and \\ iun the Salts are reduced to the consistency of brown sugar, take them off, and put them into coolers. When cooled,they should be kepi from the air. Only the first running of ley ought to be boiled down. The second and third run nings should be reserved for a fresh quantity of Ashes. JOS1AU UPDF.GRAFF. Wheeling, 2d mo. 4th, 1808. Valuable Property for Sale. I WILL (VI! four hundred acres of Land, fi u.itt un the h3nk of the Ohio river, on the ■ iippe' fi ;e of Filhing creek, in Ohio county, Vuginia, known by the tinme of Martin’s 8u, tion—a grea* proportion of which is firft rate bottom, with a good Miil Seat, and a Ferry acrofs both the river and creek. There is alfo ; iq i’*c log houfe, two /lories hign, built laft lu .per for a ferry houfe and tavern, and about ihmy acres of cleared Land under good fence Alio, a Houfe & Lot in SteubtnviMe, Ohio, on .c corner of M rket.and High ft-ects, op P< Mite to Doit or M!D#well’*, and now occu* pic., by Oiaduh Jennings, E<q Said houfe is p’eafant y fttuated and well calculated for pub lic brfinef-. AHo. p Houfe and Lot in f»id place adjoining Mr. Thoms Scott*# Tavern, and where I now live. This Houfe is well calculated for a Store and fmall family. I am in poC ftion of complete and indifpu table titles tor all the above mentioned pro~ perty. Merchantable Flour or Whilkey will be taken in pavmcnt, in part or in whole, for any of the above property. ANDREW BELL. S'fubenville, November a.*, 1807. AL MANACKS, For sale at t»*is Oifice, by retail only. t NOTICE. All Persons indebted to the Subscrr* her, by Bond, Note, or otherwise, are desired to come forward, and discharge the same on or before the first of May next. Those who neglect to do so, must expect that suits w ill be brought against them. JAMES 33MAHON™ Ohio County, 2d February, 18o8. TICKETS In the Lottery authorized by the Le»- - gislature of Pennsylvania, for the en couragement of Useful Arts, For Sale at the Store of Thomas Evans, and at the Printing-office, in Wheel.? ing-, at 1 dollar and 25 cents each. 1 he drawing of this Lottery w ill u commence on the 23d day of February, 1808. . CASH PRIZES. i Prize of io.oco dollars, s ditto of 5,000 5 ditto of i>ooo io ditto of 500 10 ditto of 300 40 di: to of 100 loo ditto of 50 aco ditto of a® 500 ditto of 10 1000 ditto, to confift of machines for opttj. ing off caft worfted and open wrought woollen clothing into wool, valued at ico dollars each. Patent right included. icoo to confivt of rights for manufacturing ornamental mouldings for dwelling houfes and [hipping, valued at 50 dollars each. SubjeCt to a deduction of 15 per cent. This lottery will be drawn in Phila delphia, without delay, under the super intendence of gentlemen appointed by the governor,10 wltom approved security has been given for the faithful drawing of the lottery agreeably to the scheme. The numbering for the wheel has com menced, under the direction of Mr. James Oellers, and is in considerable forwardness. The cash prizes will be paid at the bank in thirty days after the conclusion of the drawing, and the ma chines and composition rights delivered to order, on payment of the deduction as above. All prizes must be demandr ed in one year after drawing, or they will be considered as forfeited after that time. . - * * . Note. The purchaser or holder of e- • very ticket,will be entitled to a valuable patent or right for manufacturing Sago, Starch, and Hair Powder, from Pota toes, by a process entirely new, besides a chance of the muny valuable cash prizes. .