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Not Such a Fool After All.
A very Urghable Imlatce of Lvrta
He's Cunning is given in slate English
provincial piper. A parish officer, with
.b proper order, wii taking him to the
Asylum l Lencailet, but they tassed
tin night ou the wy at to iun. Very
early io the moruing the lunatic got up
ad teerched the pocket of the officer,
where be found the magistrate' order for
hie own detention, which, of cuurse,
let him completely into the secret.
With thit cunning which madmen
Dot uufrequently display, he made the
belt of hia w j to the asylum, saw one
of the keeper, and told him that he had
got mad fellow down at Lancaster,
whom he would bring up in the course of
the day, adding: "He is queer fellow,
and bas got very odd w ays. For ins'a nee,
I shouldn't w onder if be was to lay i
wai the madman, and that he was bring
ing int.' But you must take care of him,
nd don't believe a word he sits'
"The keeper promised coinpliauce,
nd the luuatic walked buck to the inn,
where he found the officer still fast
asleep. He awoke him, end they sat
down to breakfast together.
"You are a lazy fellow, to le sleeping
all day; I have bad long walk this
morning," said the lunatic.
Iudeed!" said the officer; 'I should
like to take a w alk myself, after break
fast; perhaps you will go with me?'
The'lunatic assented; and after break
fast the set out, llie.'officer leading the
way towards the aiylum, intending to
deliver bn charge; but it uerer occured
to him to see whether his order was safe.
When they got within sight of the
asylum, the lunatic exclaimed:
What a fine house that is!"
"Yea," said the officer; '1 shold like
01 tee the inside of it.'
So should 1!" replied the lunatic.
Well, I dare say they will let us go
through it: I will ask," w as the re
Tbey went to the door; the officer
rang the bell, and the keeper w hom the
lunatic bad previously seen made his
appearance, with two or three assis
tants. The officer then began to fum
ble in his pockets foi the order, w hen
the lunatic produced it, and gave it to
the keeper saying:
"This is the man I spoke to you about.
You will take care of him; shave his
bead, and put a strait-waistcoat on
The men immediately laid hands on
the poor officer, tvho vociferated loudly
that the ether was the madman, and he
the officer; but at this only confirmed
the story pevioubly told by the lunatic,
it did not at all tend to procure his
liberation. He was taken away, and
became so indignantly furious 'hat the
strait-waistcoat waa speedily put Upon
him, end hit head wad shaved etcundem
Meanwhile the lunatic walked de
liberately back to the inn. paid the bill,
nd set out on his journey homeward
The good people in the country were of
course surprised on seeing the wrong
man return. They were afraid Uie luna
tic, in (it of frenzy, bad murdered the
officer; and they asked him, with much
trepidation, what he had done with Mr.
Steveuson, which was the offi er's name,
"Done with him!" said the lunatic,
'why, I left him at the asylum, as mad
as March bare!'
And this was nut far from the truth;
for the wits of the officer were well
nigh upset, by the unexpected deten
tion and subsequent treatment.
Further inquiry was forthwith made
by his neigbors, and it was ascertained
that the man was actually in the asyl
um. A magistrate's order was produc.
ed for his liberation, and he returned
home with a handkerchief tied round
his head, instead of the covering which
nature had bestowtd upon it. The un
fortunate officer has been the standine
jqxe oi tne neignrjoriiooa ever since.
Some men seem to take as natualiy to
bad luck as women do to good singers
Struggles has always been trying to ge
rich, but all to no purpose. Curing tin
war with Mexico, Struggles invented i
machine for turning out a tbousam
wooden legs in an hour. The day after
ne completed it, peace was declared
leavjng Struggles with 18 cords of
."spiled timber" ou band. Lastsummer
he got up machine for opening oysters
without knives or swearing. He just
got it so it "would work," when the
papers came out with a statement, tha
oysters were 'pizen,' and that no person
mourn risu rnnces liay, woo wished to
occupy a place in the next census
This ruined Struggles again. He sold
his invention to a saw-filer, taking his
note, payable iu 60 days. The proceeds
he depositid in the Diddleton hank,
which failed the next day.leaving Strug
gles the owner of two shirts, and unpaid
washerwoman. A few weeks since, our
riend got up another idea. contri
vance, by means of which he thinks
pegging awla can be so planted, that
trees shall spring from them, bearing
boots sod brogaus. But as hi says,
'Where's the use.' In less than a week
after he gets things 'under way again,
It tha children that came into the world
would be born without legs. Struggles
is getting lo spirited, and is reading
bout aconite. We can't say that we
Bimelech Van Tassell.
Come here my lac", said an attorney to
t boy about nine years of age.
The boy came and asked he attorney
"what case was to be tried next?"
The lawyer answered; "A caee be
tween the Pope and the Devil which
do you think will gain the action?'
The boy replied, "I guess it w ill bea
pretty tight squeeze the Top has the
most moneybut the Devil has the most
A rock's Pbayer. Remove fa
from tne vBnity and lies. Give me
neither poverty nor riches; feed me with
food convenient lor me, lest I be full
nd deny thee, and say, Whojsfhe
L.0IQ7 or Je6t i be poor, and steal, and
takelhe name of my God if. vain.
Sen or thi Tut Commandments.
With all thy soul love God above,
And as thyself thy neighbor lore.
k man down east has invented a ce
Mtnt to mend Tamil jri.
Fruit Trees Good Fruit.
ob and vicinity have at last JS
au excellent opportunity to obtain one of the
greatest luxuries of life bv a small expense
and a little attention. There is nothing con
duces more to the health, comfort an happi
ness of family, as verity ol good rip fruit,
nd the effects of Ornamental Trees on the
mind ever produces cheerlulness ; hen why
not set out all the vacarit parts of our lots in
Ornamental and Fruit Tiees. Mr. Gsioos
offers for sale Tifes anil Grafts; Apples at
SO rts. per tree, insured; Oralis, hest varieties,
at 2J its. per Graft, insuted; the best CArrrjf.
or, Apricolstna numos mat- can do up
turned, at 6i cts pf r graft, insured; two ol
tli finpt varieties, at "A cents per tree; Ho-
vev's scedHnu Straw berry: the finest and la rg-
est in the United Stutes, 25 cts per dozen or
12 per hundred.. All will be ready to deliv
er to subscribers in the spring; ills desirable
to have ll names, varieties and number Dr
tbe 1st of March. Hand in your names to
my Agents E. A. Bratton, McAtthur, James
Hays, or Washington Denison, in the vicini
ty ol McArthur. Make your choice from the.
utumn Sweeting. September; American
Golden Russett, winter; . American Summer
I'earmain. Atmusl: Baldwin, winter: Black
Seeknoftuther, do.; Black Gilliflower, do.-,
Bellflower, yellow, do; Bwbant Hellhower,
do; Belmont or Rite, do; Bullock's Pippin,
do; 3lack, do; Bull's Sweet, do; Borovitsky,
Summer; Benoui. do: Uuiley -sweet, winter;
Broadwell Sweeting, ilo; Borassa, do; Cooper,
Fall; Cumberland Spice, winter; Clark's
6 wee ting, do; ' Duches de Oldenberg, Fall;
Jjunver s Winter Sweet, do: Detroit, do; Vf
eror Pound Koval, Fall; Downtown Pippin.
do; Eiielish Redstreak. winter; Ksopus Sott
zenbere, do; Early Strdwberry.Summer; Early
Harvest, do; Fall Wine, Fall; Fall Golden
Pippin. Jo; Famatise or Promme de Neige,
do; Foy's Red winter.w inter; Fink's Seedling,
do; flushing Snitzenucri', no; federal rear
main, do; Green Newtown Pippin, do; Gate
or Belmont, do; Golden Sweeting. Summer;
Golden Calville, do; Gravestein, rail; Hub
bards'.nn Nonesuch, winter! Hoop Apple, do;
Honey Greeuing. do; Hays' Red Winter, do;
Jonathan, do; Jersey Sweeting, August; Ka
itlm's Spitrenburg, winter; King's Sweet,
ran; uargB rarauice, w inter; urmun rippiu,
do; Little lueeninc, do; Lady s sweetuia. do
Lippincolt, Summei; Lowell or Orange, Fall;
Murphy, wiulei; Milan, do; Miyapple Sweet,
do; Stale Larle. do; ISorton s Melon, do; nor
thern Spy, do; Neverfail, do; Newtown Spit-
zenbtitg, do; Putnam Russet, do; Pennock's
Red Vv inter, do; Peck s Pleasant, do; f osey's
Winter Red Sweet, io; Prior s Red Winter
do; Pound Jfojal. or Dver. Fall; Porter, do;
Rn Doctor, winlert Rhode Island Green'1112.
do; Romunite, do; Red Canada, do; Rome
Beauty, dn; Ramsdell's Winter Sweet, do;
Reinette Triumphant, do; Reinette Cunada,
do; Ream's Red Winter, do; Rambo, do; Red
Astrachan, summer; Supero Sweet, winter;
Scarlelt winter sweet, do; Swaar, do; Sweet
Teannain, do; Snow Apple, do; Sapsonwimv
summer; ee vet's Kedstreak, Fall; Summer
sweeting, summer; Tew kesbury winter Blush,
winter; Tulpahoron,do;Trader's Fancy, do;
Vaiidevere, do; Winter Greening, do; White
Pippin, do; Westfield seeknofurther, do; win
ter eweet Paradise, do; w inter swMt Bumbo,
do; Winesay, do; winter sweet, Hodge's, do;
vv nitney's sweeting, do; Western spy. do;
V inter wine, do; Wbitmer's sweeting. Fall;
Wagoner, winter; Yellow Newtown Pippin.
doj Yellow Bellflower, do.
A nanas, October ; Bartlett September; Buer
re Del, November: Bloodgood, August; Buer
re d'Areimnburs. TJecemt'er; Buerre Brown,
September; Bourre Rose, October; Dearborn's
Willing, August; Ductless de Angouleme,
October; Fiederickol Wertemburg.Sepiember;
Flemish Beauty, September; Louise Ponnede
Jersey, October; .S'tejihens' Genessee, Sentem-
ber; A'eckte, do; Wilkinson, November; White
Doyenne, October. Pbice, 25 to 30 Cents,
Yellow Alberge, Gross Mignonne, Rojfll
George, Crawford's early Melocoton, ear'.y red
Run-ripe, Vandmark Cling.very large, Ward's
Late Free, Late white Cling. Purple Alberge,
Old Zack, Morris' white, Free, Burr'e Pineap
ple Cling, Moriifonia Pound. Early Tillotson.
Crawford's Late ilelocoton.Cable slate Cling,
Yellow Rureripe.early Anne, Bateham's Gross
ilignonne, Ptwther's Cling, very fine, Heath
Cling, very superior, Cable's Late Afelncoton.
Early York, Jaques' Rureripe, Teton de Ven
us. PkiCE 10 cts. single ftlC per 100.
White Bigarreau, Elton, ilay Duke, Bigar
reau or Grallinn, Belle iludigeoi&e, Belle de
C'hois-ey, Red Bigarreau. Harper's Bigarreau,
lnierii-an Jmber, Black Tartarean. Pbice,
25 cts. each.
DECIDUO03 ORNAMENTAL TREES,
Chinese iiilantlius, Catalpa, Cypress, Euro
paan Larch, American Larch, Silver leaf Ma
pie, Ro9e ylcacia.Colluted, Weeping Willow,
Lubarnmn, Tulip Tree.
EVERGREEN ORNAMENTAL TREES.
Balaam Fir, Norway Spruce, Chineee Ar-
borvite, American do; Scotch Broom, Dwarf
Box, Austnun" Pine, Hemlock spruce, Scotch
Pine, Corsican Pine, Red Cedar.
CQfl have a few choice Plum trees. Quince
Builies, Isabella ond Catawaba Grape Vines,
Current and Gooseberry Bushes, Strawberry
Plants, Fig trees, Hydrageus, Dutch Aspara
gus, f"c; also, twenty varieties of Noisettee.
Chinese, Tea, Burbon, Scotch and Climbing
E. S. GRIGGS.
January 26, 1855. tf.
Looks! Books!! ;
fTlf$7L McGuffey's Series complete.
ArpsJy'PKiMERS. Small and large picto-
SpEi.Lr.rJ5. McGuffey's and Elemenlry.
Readers. McGuffey's 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 1th,
. and 5th.
Hemun's Young Ladies Readers,
Pinrreo's Primary Grammar.
Piniieir's Analytical Grammar.
Ohio Teacher, a new work, expressly for
Ray's Arithmetics; Parts 1st. 2nd, and 3rd
Roy's Algebra; Parts 1st, and 2nd.
Mitchel's Primary Geography.
Mitchel's Geography and Atlas; latest edi
Webster's School .Dictionary (unabridged).
Copy Books; Quills, Steel Pens and Cases;
together with all kinds of Stationary, for use
m schools, lor sale at
DEMUTH f CO S.
December 8th, 1854. 6mo.
Steam CaLincl Factory.
J. II. WAIT,
C0B5EB. OF J EFrEESOK AND SECOND StEEETS.
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO, !
"1ALLS the attention of the citizens of
Vin'.on and adjoining counties to his su
perior stock of , , i '
which he offers at wholesale or retail on reas
onable terms. Give him call.
Orders attended to promptly.
March 24.1854. if
OA YANKEE Straw Cutters, from $7 to
vUXJ il2 : received at the Gilt Anvil. .
DENNING, CAMPBELL & CO.
IF YOU XALL YUU iWiLL BLY. -JOHN
MAIN STREET, McARTHUR.OIlIO,
1 Ftnlrr la all kimls of
DRY" GOODS. GROCERIES, HARD
WARE, QUEENS WARE, HATS,
CAPS. BONNETS. BOOTS d
CLOTHING, IRON &
NAILS, &c. Also.J
r Agent for
LOUDON ' & Co'j. POPULAR FAMILY
IS just receiving from Cincinnati, one of the
Largest a. id best selected stocks of Nnw.
Ever brought to McArthur, expressly for the
Winter trade, which h. is determined to sell
on the most reasonable terms.
Just call and see my New Goods before
- Bring along your Produce, for in the way
of Barter he wili give )Oti as good burgrtiusas
though you brought tlieLasli.
INoveiHber 17, JeW. 1st, c. ly. .
W. M. Starr. . -G. D. Tewkbhukv
WEtLEY STARfT"& SCNsT
GKNtRIL C031MISSI0.1 31 RUI ATS.t
Forth Sat tlWntna Prod.e.
. LEAF TCBACOO FI.CUR, FROVISIONS, o..
Kos. 85&.67S. CHARLES STREET.
Between Pratt and Camden streets. near the
Tobacco lnsection Warhoms,
Liberal itdvnncct mcidt on consignments.
Pi. B. vve have recently removed to our
new and extensive Warehouses, upon South
Charles Street, w here we have the advantage
ol Rail RohiI track ot our ow n, (connectiii)
our HoUse w ith the B. & O. Railway.) am
are thus enabled to receive all our consign
ineuU when Miit in car loads, free of Drav-
ace. We have, also-, evey lacility for the re
ceipt and sale of Tobacco, Flour, Provisions,
and Western Fioduce. generally.
We send a correct statement of the Marked
monthly, to our friends, or oftener if desired
June 10 54 lyr.
FORWABDlMi AM) COJlJlISSItl.t MEKl'H T.
CENTER HEEL1XQ WHARVES
WHEELING, VA., & BRIDGEPORT,
Has large and extensive Ware . Houses, an
is prepared with every lacility, to attend
all business, entrusted to hU care, properly
He forwards freight by Car loads or otherwise
September v,lbrM. If
u. ii, joosoiV
(SUCCESSOB TO JOcEI'H JO 3,)
Mfdiral, Thrologiral, Blank and .Hivtlla
ntoiis Bucks, Stationery and Wall Paper,
Books received from the Eastern Mar
ket at their earliest publication, or ordered
C. S. & J. W. SMITH,
Successors or Davis Smith & Co.,
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION
MERC 11 NTS,
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO. '
Dealers in Produce and Manufacturers
of Star Mill Flour.
Consignments of Goods and Produce to
Forwardor Sell, solicited.
Nov. 4, 1853. ly
fRON, NAILS AND STEEL.
3000 Lbs. N orway Nail Rod.
300 Kegs assorted cut and wrought Nails.
3000 Lbs. square, round and octagon
Steel. Just received at the Gilt Anvil.
DENNING, CAMPBELL & CO.
R. LLOYD & CO.
.Wholesale Dealers In
BOOTS, SHOES, HITS HEATHER
FRONT STREET, PORTSMOUTH, 0.,
January 20, 180 t. ty
DENNING, CAITIPRELL A Co.,
Importers and Ubolrsa'f and Rthiil Sealers in
Hardware, Saddlery, Iron, Glass,
WOULD respectfully informtheir friends
and the public that they have atlenc Z.
got into their splendid new room, and have
titled it up expressly tor tne Hardware trade,! in
the burnt district) under the sign of the GILT
ANVIL, East side of Paint, between Water
and 2d sts, where they are opening, in addi
tion to part ot tnetr lormer stnek. a large and
desirable stock oi American, German and
English Hardware, Saddlery, Iron and Glass,
together with all articles usually kept in Hard
ware stores, and invite all to call and take
look at their new room and examine their
They have continued a stock of Goods at
their OLD STAND, sign of the Mill Saw, on
Tagert's square, (under the immediate care of
one of the firm) where they have been soib
erally patronized the past year, for which theX
take this opportunity of returning their sin
cere thanks, and solicit continuance of the
same for both establishments, promising to
keep as good Uoods and sell as low as any in
May 10, 1853.-n491r .
Always Thro nv !!
. J. Fi TOWELL & CO.,
,.- DEALEBS 13
Dry Goods, Millinery Goods, Qncensware, China
WE have just opened our first Spring
Stock of the above goods and are now
exhibiting one of the finest assortments ever
opened iu this place.
To accommodate our increasing trade, we
have converted our second floor into two
handsome sale-rooms, one for the Carpets, Oil
Cloths, Mattings and Window Shades, and
the other for Ban nets and all kinds of Milli
ners' Trimmings at wholesale and retail. In
this department we shall hereafter manufac
ture or trim Bonnets in the most fashionable
styles. Milliners and others are invited to
examine our superior stock of Bonnets, Rib
bons &c, before purchasing else where.
We shall continue as heretofore to supply
Housekeepers, Hotels and Steamboats with
every thing in the furnishing Dry Goods line,
Table ware and Carpets at the very lowest
price. . . J. F. TO WELL & CO.
' No. 4 Enterprise Building.
April 7. 1854. It .-. -
S A Ml EL 8WEP8TON.
J& S. SWEPSTON ha ye opened flue
stock of Goods st PRATTSVLLLS, 0.
CU and see for yourselves. ;-, -j;
Dae.lst, 18M. mo.
BOOK 6EI.LF.IL STAIOMER.AftD
BLANK BOOK MANUFACTURER,
Ko 4 Bckc. Blcck, rnl St.. ForKraoalh, hlo
Has on hand a complete aKsoi inu-u I of
MISCELLANEOUS, LAW. MEDICAL,
COMMON SCHOOL AND CLASSSICAL
TOGETHER WITH A FILL STOCK 07
Staple- and Fancy Stationery,
I am confident that it would be foi the in
terests of dealers in this vicinity, to muke
their purchapes of me, instead of coins or
sending East. The difference of time, the
cost of transportation, with the advantage of
frequent orders fur small quantities, inulte it
more ecouoinicul as well as more expeditious
to purchase in this market.
1 invite buyers to examine my clock, and
compare my prices with those of Booksvllers
in iinciiinttii, or cisevvnere.
School and Classical Books,
All the kinds iu use, at the lowest rates.
,1 Complete Assortment of Lav ond
Medical Books ; 'Miscellaneous Hooks ;
All the yea and Standard Publications.
1 have also, in connection with my Book
.Store, an extensive Bindery, w here Blank
Uoohsot any size and Pattern or superior
quality, suitable for County Olfices, Bunk,
furnaces, insimrance Loniuanies, &c, are
made to order.
Staple and fancy Stationery of all kinds.
WALL PAPERS. CURTAIN PA
PERS. AND BORDERING.
I offer the largest and best slock ever bro't
to our city, anil hi. I sell tliem eihter at hole
pale or Retuil. at as low rates as any house
Westol the Mountulns. 1 have all kinds,
from the richest Gilt to the commonest kind
manufactured. -1 purchase them directly from
the manufacturers, and can sell them very low
to the country trade.
It w ill afford me 'pleasure to show my
goods, and I shall spare no e Ho rts to render
Booksellers, country dealers and private li
braries supplied at the very lowest rules, in
large or small quantities.
1 shall be happy to receive orders, assuring
those who send, that they will bt filled
prom ply. Particular attention paid to ordes
ny rvim i, or otherwise, lor quunlitics, or sin
Portsmouth, April 28, 1851.
MAYSVILLE, & PORTSMOUTH.
The new and splendid swift running steamer
Capt. WM. Mi C LAIN:
Will leave Cincinnati
. tys, Wednesdays, and Fridays,
mil 4... ni. precisely
Will leave Portsmouth
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays'
at the snipe hour toiu-fiiim at ail way points,
THE Bosionit was built expressly for this
tradeand the penile may rely upon the
fact that she will remain theie. Neither pains
nor expence nave been spared to fit up a first
class packe.twithaneye to speed, safety. and
comfort; all requirements of the new luw be
ing complied w ith; and it is confidently hoied
that the public w ili appreciate and encourage
the enterprise. The Proprietors of this Bout,
at all seasons ol the year, will have a boat iu
the trade, so that no inconvieiiieiice. w ill here
after be given to travellers. Sept. 8, 'M Cm
rFlllE subscriber having leased the above
JL House, (formerly the United States Ho
tel.) and having made a complete renovation
pnbre furni:hed the house with new Furniture
throughout, respectively invites the traveling
puDiic to give in in a can.
Will always contain the best that the market
affords, and no means will be. spared to make
all comfortable. JOHN ROW.
Oct. 10th, 1651 .
SADDLE AND HARNESS DEPOT!
SADDLE le HARNESS) MANUFACTORY,
Oppobite J. K. Will's.
MAIN STREET, Mc ARTHUR, OHIO,
KEEPS constantly on hand
ft II 1 1 IV ill m b I lu r I k
"in irimiuiaiiiQ i'-NJv
to order, Saddles, Hridles,und Ij
Harnessot every variety. Lfi$&ima
He will use the very best of materials, and
being a practical workman, and giving his
personal attention to the business, bis friends
and customers may rest assured that they w ill
find every article purchased of him, all that it
is represented to be, and at prices ss low as
the articles can possibly be disposed of.
April 2S, '51 lyr.
SMITH & SONS,
JACKSON C. H.. OHIO.
N, MURRAY, P. H. HUBBAY, JAS. M KF.AN
sip mi v
i ii in ! iii
Impojters of. and Dealers in.
HARDW ARE AND CUTLERY,
SIGN OF THE FROM ST.
WE will duplicate bills with any regular
juuuiug nuuse iu tne west. ix)ur. try mer
chants, ffirnace proprietors, railroad contrac
tors, and others, willsubserve their interests by
giving us a caa
May 19,54. ly.
S. Ill HOLMES t CO.
(Successors to Smith and Holuies.)
MANUFACt DREhS OF
Tin, Sfccct Iron, and Copper Wares,
ALSO OEALEES, WHOLESALE RETAIL, IN .
Stoves, Grates. & Hollow Ware,
MARKET STREET, EAST SIDE.
Sept. 8 1554. ly. . !
500 Hides Wanctd!
(GREEN OR DRIED.)
For which we will pay 48 Cents per lb.
S. S. DEMUTH & CO
December 22nd, 1854. if.
OATS & CAPS, of every quality and style
LJL just received and lor sale cneaper tnan
ever, at ... IJUUU l ii & s.
Nov. 2 1, "M, if. . ., ,
i llacon Hams.' '
rRESH HAMS, SIDES and ihoosdeis,
r for sale by S. S. DEMUTH d Co.
Hirch2, 1855. If.
1 P VL VERM A Cl'EhCS .
Ilydro-Elcrtrie Toltiic Chains!
A' NEW and NOVEL mode of applying
powerlul remedial agent, so constructed
as to be worn under the garments, next to the
skin, producing a constant uninterrupted cur
rent ot fciectrn-iHagiieiism. rneri;ii i
I MEDIATE RELIEF .
from the most acute pain, and aho pernuti
ent cure of all
It seldom has failed to furnish almost in
stant relief, and Final Pkrmankxt Cunt
by beim; nwd according todirecttion, to the
Rheumatism, Uterine Pun,
Gout. Sciatica, Palpitation of Heart
Paralysis, Periodical Ileadacht
Puinful swelled Joints. St. Vitus' Dance
Neuralgia of the Face, General Debilety,
Di.-eascof the Spine, Pains of the Chest,
iDeafitess Blindness, Hvsterics, Dyspepsia
All Diseases that are caused by a deficient
amount of Aemous f itiuf, are ereatly reliev
ed, if not permanently cured simply wearing
the chains for a lew hours eacn day.
Br it uhukustooo thnl it is not claimed
that it cures all diseases, but only those for
w hich it is recommended , and moreover, we
boldly claim and defy, that no medical agent
of any kind has preformed so many caret tuir
tiu the lust year, of those diseases juit nam
PlJLVEItMACHF.R's El.F.CTRIC CHAINS.
And to prove this ssseriion we.defy any per
son to produce so man) well authenticated cer
tijlcalei ol scientilic rhvsicuns and intelli
gent patients as may be found in pamphlet
of 36 pages, to be had gratis of the agent iu this
The Electric Chains were first introduced in
France in 1850, and after being subjected to
the most Thorough and Rioin Tkial, by the
first medical men in Pans, they were lo'ind
to possess strong and marvellous powers in
releving pain, wherever applied, and by th,-ir
influence were idtroduced into the hospitals of
that city .and alro.seeured by letters patent by
the trench Uovernment,
They are now introduced iu olmostevery
Hospital in England, Germany. Austria
Belgium, and patented in those countries
where '.hey have bcome the
Most lovoLAn curative Aoent in the
They were fiist introduced in the United
States uboiil oneyeai since, and went through
with the same trial as in Europe, Dud were at
once introduced into every Hospitul iu New
York, where , they are now in daily use.
efl'ecting even more wonderful cures than had
ever before been awarded .them, They at;
highly recommended Profs. Valentine Molt
Van Buren, Post, and others, who have pub
I'p-hed their views of their po wer find value In
several of the medicul journils in that city,
andareulnoin the daily practice of recom
mending their use to patients. A full ac
count of their opinion may also be found
in every pamphlet, and taut to thi ad
dress of any person in the Stale, applying
(post paid) to the agents. The Chains
can be tent by mail, w ith full description
fT Price of Chains, $3 and S3.
Physicians are politely invited to call
and examine their construction, and pro
nounce upon their merit.
One word more to Invalids.
No person need fear that they will not
accomplih just what it is claimed they
can do, and all persons who have become
disgusted with a constant pouring dowu of
patent nostrums (bottled swill) are kindly
and politely invited to give them a trial.
Card to Ladies. Ladies who are en
cteute. are requested nut to wear them for
a great length of time, for by m doing,
miscarriage is frequectly produce 1-
N. B. One Chain will last for years and
lofe none of its electric powrj hy use, can be
upplied to either adut or .hildj For sale
in all the priuriplciiies ne tha U. S,
J. Meineht, Ueu leJ Agent. iN. Y. .
All communications (Post i'id) addressed
to SVS. DEMUTH, McArthur Ohio, Agent
for Vinton and adjoining Counties, will le-
ceive prompt attention.
June .i). IhDi ly
A PuMic liniUUion.
II1CK0CK i li ro.,
HAVING just opened a- Wholesale and
Retail HAT VtOUEin Portsmouth
on Front Street, between Market and Jefler
ton, they invited to call and examine theii
glials ond Caps, Straw Goods, Trunks
Ifl Values, Carpet Bags, Umbrellas ic,
OP EVERY 1JE8CHIPTION.
Purchasers can at all times find at our es
tablishment a full and complete 83Sortmcn
of the richest and most desirable styles, at
well as the most common fabrics. Our lone
exM-rience in the business, and knowledge of
manuiacturtng, with the facilities for purcha
sing, are such that we are confident we can
Eell lower than any other House in the West.
.FURS of all kinds wanted, for which the
highest pi ices will be paid.
Portsmouth, November 4. 1853. ly -
JOHNSON'S BOOK STORE.
HH. JOHNSON, (succesMir to Joseph
Jones) keeps constantly on hand a
larj;e stock of
BOOKS, STATIONERY, WALL
PAPER Jc, .
Which he will sell at Eastern Prices, It is
his design to afford Country Merchants, and
puichasers generally, such facilities for sup
plying themselves with every article in his
line, as they have not heretofore enjoyed.
Additions are now being made to his stock,
which wilt make one of the Largest anr1 Jest
in the Western country.
As a mere outliue, his stock will be found
to consist of '
BOOKS Medical. Scientific, Law, Theolog
ical. School, Blank and Miscellaneous.
STATIONERY Letter, Cap, Bill and Note
ENVELOPES Buff, Embossed and Plain
- White, and Government.
WALL PATER -A heavy and well selected
-stock, at prices ranging from 8 cents,
to $1,50 per bolt. Also, Borders of
the greatest variety, and' Window
BLANK. BOOKS Ledgers, Journals, Day
Books, and Time Books, all of every
PERIODICALS Those issued Monthly, and
MAPS Large Maps of both Hemispheres and
of the United States; Smill Maps of
each of the Western States, and of
FANCY ARTICLES of different kinds.
ALSO Slates. Copy Books Copper Plate,
Pencils, Gold and Steel Pens, Ink of
11 kinds, Inkstands, Wafers, &c, &c.
. All of which wiii be sold low. at Whole
sale and Retail at Johnson's Book Store,
Jones' old stand, Paint St., Cliillicothe, Ohio.
Decembers. 1853. ly.
Songs, Songs. v
SS. DEMUTH CO. HAVE
just received large assortment of pop
ular Sung Books, among which will be found
' 'The Plow Bov's Songster," "American Song
stcr," -The Exile ol Erin," "Old Ireland's
Gem;" also, collection of Negro Melodies
JOB W OHK. of every description neatly
HWtnl, st this Office.
For tha rapid Cnra of i,
COrCIIS, COLDS, IIOARSEXESS, .
CROEP, ASTiniA, AND ;
WE n ite the attention of the Tublic to
ih rrtini-Rtes aniiended below, and
bespak for them that candhl consideration
WniCn llieil uuuroi naiinnvn ,
Men in such stations as many who volun
i.r'ilv lvr u itness to the efficacy and value of
Cher by Pectoral, do not wantonly triflti
with, or distort tacts, nor overstate ineir con
victions. Judge then, whether this is not the
medicine to trust when you must nave reiiei
r... it ttimntnrlunes: judge ton. whethrrev-
IUI .... 1 ' , - t
ery family ought not to have it by them as
sategtiam briui .,iuiuS
enemv. wliirdi steals with fatal ireqiieucy up-j
on almost every nocK auu carries ou uie laioi
from many home? . ' ,
Jackson C. H, Jackson Citjr, 0 , Kth Sot., 133.
Dr. J. C- Ayer,
Sir The Cherry Pectoral is mgch Inqui
red after. Several of our best Physicians
have used It, ihree of them in their own caw
and always with the happiest effects. Tha
numerous patent medicines always before
them, lead to incredulity in regard to every
new remedy; and it is only after undoubted
evidence of value iuany ariicle.thatauylhing
like a general confidence can be excited.
The unrivalled excellence of this combina
tion of agents, (in the Chrry Pectoral) proved
bt-yond cavil by rcjicaled trial under their own
observation, has compelled medical men tu
proclaim abroud its usefulness. It is beyond
all doubt the best general remedy we have fo I
the Pulmouury Affections of this climate, at
the same time sedaiive and tupecloraiit a
rare combination of properties.
In hope that it will i-rove its own reward.
I sunscrine mv se. i.
Resiiectliilly your obt. servt.;
JAS. H. C. MlLLEXl. D.
Allegnn. Mich., 10th Jan., 1653.
Dear Sir No one, no no oi man, worn
an, or child cun be found to deny that the
Cherry Pectoral is all ihat it claims to be.
There is much used in this vicinity although
noi known un'il recently. Tha counuuuity
should know its virtues.
John K. RtLLouo, M. D.
Let gtntUvun of the Lrgul Profession work
Williamsburg, L.I., Sept. 3, 1852.
Dr. J. C. Ayer,
Dear Sir Over application for the poit
three years to mvdutiesasanadvocatebioucht
on some eight months ago a severe irritation
ol t lie bronchial luuej, which was a constant
annoyance to me, and fast becoming a source
of great apprehension. Every remedy tried,
failed to even relieve me, lift I iited your Cher
rv Pectoral. This has not only relieved me.
but as 1 trust. wholly cared me. 1 cure noth
ing for the reputation of advueoting Patent
MeilidiiPs.and this is at your service. I shall
reccoiinneiid it to members ol the bar, and
others whom I mav meet, lubnriiia undo
P.. F. Jomss.
South Talis. Me., Aug. 18, 1850.
1 have no hesitation iu saying, that 1 regard
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral as decidedly the best
remedy within my knowledge lor the cure of
chronic broucliitis, counhs, and all diseases of
the lungs. M. A. Roar, M. D.
Montgomery, Alu., October 4, 1849.
Dr. J..C. Aveh. Sir: I have used vom ad-
pniruble compound extensively in my practice.
Jim una it iu surinss, iy mr, uuv uin-.r reuie
.ly we have for curing diseases upon the lungi.
Your obedient tcrvt., R. 15. Jo.ne?, M. D.
What yet icmams to convince the most in
. redulous that the Cherry Pectoral is all that
.1 purporw to be, viz: an unequalled lemedial
igenl for all diseases of the thruut and lungi.
I he experience of years, has proven it to 1
lUih, and ne submit it to the people, believ
ing that its virtues will fully maintain its
Piepared by J. C. AVER, Chemist, Lowell..
CCJ" Beware of worthless preparations
itteinpted to be palmed off uuJer a aimilar
' Sold Br
F, ECKSTEIN, jr., Cincinnati; Q.B. WILL,
McArthur. and by dealers in Medicine every
where. Jan. 2G '55 4mo.
CL1XE & GARDNER,
KEEP constantly on hand the Mowing
genuine and popular family medicine?. '
PILLS. Sellers Liver Pills, McLaine"s
Liver Pills, Aver's Pills.
COUGH REMEDIES. Seller's Imperial
Cough Syrup, Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, Seller'i
Hive Svrup, Seller's Syrup of Squiils.
WORM MEDICINES, Seller I Vermifuge,
LINIMENTS. H. G. Farrel's Indian Lin
iment, Gardner's Volatile Liniment. Radway'
Ready Relief, Pain Curcr, Liquid Opidildoc.
HAIR TONICS. Lyon's Kathairon, 0, S.
Also: A large ami welt seicctcu eiock oi
Drugs, Medicines. Oils, Paints and Dye-stufls;
all for sale at the lowest prices.
Oct. 27th, 1854 ly. .
AT THE BLUE- CORNER,
MRTlllR, V1NT0S COUNTY, OUIO.
IN order to dUpose of the large quantities
of Me.chandise, now in McArthur, we are
convinced of the necessity of offering induce
ments to customers, sufficient to warrant
them in coming from a greater distance fo
their supplies. To accomplish this w re
determined to ;
' DIVIDE THE PROFIT8 .
With our friends. In other words, we will .
positively sell, for Cash or Produce,
DRY GOODS, i. CLOTHING, HARD.
WARE, QUEENSWARE, nd the
BEST FAMILY GROCERIES," AT
ONE-HALF THE USUAL , PROFITS
Generally charged in this region ok' country.
We say, to the Farmers of Vinton, we are
prepared to prove what we say. Call and see
tor yourselves. Ana we hereby give' hotica
to all concerned, that the day for selling
Goods, in McArthur, for 50 and 100 per cenu
is gone by. We have determined to sell for
5 and 10 percent, and then make money by
making more sales.
Our stock is entirely new, and we will, u
hi wants of the people require it, reuw,
Call and see. . . S. DEMUTH 6s Co. '
Nor. 17. 1854. 6m. - --. -.
, -'-.i iOXYOKES. ' f i : I
t ftYANKETs Ox Yokes, it the GiltArivl
JLU DENNING, CAMTBELLac CO..
7u,ylS5J. ' '