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COIL OIL AND LAMPS.
(Perfection of Light!
COAL-OSL JlA'iP I,.9AITS
INFINITELY THE BEST
CHEAPEST LIGHT KNOWN ?
Half the Co t of (i »s, Kard or
FOUR TIMES CHEAPER THAN STAR
rPH E DECIDED SUPERIORITY OF
L COAL-OIL over all other illuminating
agents being a well established fact, the ques
tion arises, where is the best place to buy a
COAL-OIL LAMP ?
We answer: Whore the best assortment is to
be-found, and the lowest prices
Lamp and Oil Emporium,
NO. 40 JEFFERSON STREET,
| Reing the only establishment in this city (hav
I ing any stock of Lamps and Lamp-stock worth
naming) exclusively in the Lamp and Oil
j trade, offers at much lower prices and infinite
[ 1.V better variety of Lamps than any other
| house can. Also on hand, a supply of all the
COAL ANI) CARBON-OILS, LARD-OIL
AND PARAFFINE CANDLES.
^ 1 lie latter is made from Coal Paraffine, the re
I sibum of Coal-Oil. We likewise continue to
I our well known.
I including oar universally approved SOFT
ROAP, which we furnish at five dollars per
| barrel containing about 400 pounds, all of
OUR OWN MANUFACTURE IN MEM
We possess, also, the exclusive right to make
\ and vend, in this city.
I GREENOUGH’S NON-EXPLOSIVE BURN
' ING FLUID,
i fhc character of which is well established
I for usefulness and utility. Any one, there
| who offers to furnish this Fluid, unless
I °btained originally at our store, does so with
\ authority or privilege from us or Prof.
Greenough, and consequently in violation of
0lU' rights, or else they practice an imposition
| npon the public, who should therefore be on
their guard. We have a good stock of FLUID
LAMPS, and everything pertaining to the
Lamp and Oil trade, for sale, wholesale and
I' Ietail, at the lowest prices, at
NO. 40 JEFFERSON STEET.
We request our friends and the public gen
ially t0 CaU on us before purchasing elsc
J. P. PRESCOTT & CO.
Lamp ami Oil Emporium, No. 40 Jefferson
^March 20, 1861.
iMPROt ED PROPERTY ON BEE
( NA VISTA street for sale.
The East half of LOT No 6, Block 25, on
Rena Vista street, in Des Arc, is offered for
a e on reasonable terms. The building was
formerly occupied by J. W. Wallace; as a
atnily Grocery. The location is one of the
■ 111 town. For terms, &c., apply to
Jan is—tf] J. 0. MORRILL
NEW AND IMPORTANT!!
$40 MOORE’S $40
Made expressly for
F MIIiY PLANTATION USE.
MAKING in a superiormanncrthe “Double
Lock Stitch.” the strongest, most elastic
and durable made by any machine. The best
judges pronounce the Moore’s Patent to be the
most simple, practicable and durable Machine
now before the public, and the most desirable
lor family use; being reliable and accurateon
all kinds of goods; using from two ordinary
spools without rewinding, and size and kind
of thread troin No, 8 to 200, and sewing with
equal facility the thickest anti thinnest goods
used in families, together with a variety of
beautiful Embroidery work, and sold at about
half the price asked for machines of less prac
The proprietor offers the Moore’s Machine,
with the improvements, at $40 or $45 when
*old at a distance by Agents; and invites all
persons, ladies especially, to examine it thor
oughly, and satisfy themselves of its real
Opin ions of tu* Press and Public.
Moore’s Patent Sewing Machine.—There
has been one in our family for the last month
or more. It gives complete satisfaction, and
is liked better the longer it is tried—it is sim
ple and easily worked, and does not seem lia
ble to get out of order.—[Texas Christian Ad
Moore’s Sewing Machine.—This Machine
is one among the best, and is reliable amt ac
curate on all descriptions of work.—[Daily
Gazette, Dayton, O.
Moore’s Patent; the very best in existence.
Every family should have one.— [Evansville
Moore’s Sewing Machine.—We have one in
our family, and our better half is very much
pleased with it, not that it is really better than
Grovers & Baker’s, but it is simple and cheap
er than they are. It makes as beautiful and
substantial a stitch as any of them, and will be
used by the masses of the people.—[Memphis
(From B. Fulsome, Sumpter, S. C.)—Dear
Sir:—1 am well pleased with my machine. I
I\ l > . !▼ 1 «nii on tr nr! I K ft 1 i f «1 > f l ■. i f l d •sc? irr\ n < 1 n
any of the machines that are now selling for
$1U0. For a family machine i think it the
To whom it may Concern :—I have thor
oughly examined the machine known as
Moore’s Sewing Machine, and candidly assert
that 1 consider it the best cheap machine 1
ever saw, and in fact, the only really practical
one. 1 believe it to be all that is claimed for
it—simple, strong and durable, and for a fam
ily machine, fully equal, if not better than any
nhor Sewing Machine in market, regardless
of price.—[H. H. Smith, Vice President of
the Ohio Mechanic’s Institute.
E. W. Martin, Attorney at Law, Pine Bluff,
Ark., writes: I think it the best machine. 1
have ever seen, which is. I believe, the con
viction of all who have witnessed its operation.
Rev. A. R. Winded, writing from Camden,
Ark-, savs, with reference to a number of ma
chines sent to that place: ‘-The machines are
(From R. S. Jones, firm of Jones, Brown &
Co., Memphis: ‘T have used Moore’s Sewing
Machine in iny family about six months, and
it gives entire satisfaction. It is simple and
easily managed, and does equally well all kinds
of family work.
The above notices are only a few of the
many which might be given, but these are
deemed sufficient to satisfy all reasonable per
sons of the superior excellence of the Moore’s
Patent. Every Machine is fully Warranted.
The low price of this machine, its adapta
tion to all kinds of family and plantation work
should recommend it to the consideration of
Agents i x Arkansas.
J. F. James. Little Rock; Mrs. J. A. Cunning
ham, Pine Bluff; Rev.' A. R, Winfield. Camden;
J. W. Johnson, Monticello; I. C. Hicks,
Brownsville;Goodwin & Son, Batesville; J. C.
Morrill. Des Arc.
It is the intention of the proprietor to estab
lish agencies throughout the State. Persons
wishing information with regard to agencies,
etc., will address K. P. WATSON,
sepl2-!y Memphis, Tenn.
(g^” Needles for sale at SI per do*; Hem
The Newspaper of the South.
GIVES the latest and most reliable politi
cal. commercial and general news fiom
all parts of the world. Its special correspon
dents furnish by Mail and Telegraph, full and
early accounts of everything of interest that
transpires in the great cities of Europe and
The News of the South receives
Politically, the Mercury represents the
States Rights resistance element, and advo
cates the" union of the Southern States in
maintaining their rights and establishing their
Daily Mercury, 1 year, (in advance) $10.00
Tri-Weekly “ “ “ ' °-00
JVo paper sent unless the cash accom
panies the order.
1 R. S. RHETT, jr.,
Charleston, S. C.
JFomcm anh American fHarblc,
MONUM ENT, TOMB,
HEAD AND FOOT STONES, &.C.
(Corner Gayoso and Shelby Streets,)
A LARGE variety always on hand. Draw
ings of all the latest patterns which may
be seen by calling. Also, Iron Railing ot
every pattern furnished to order.
rfy I am receiving Marble Work Manu
factured by steam, and have reduced my
nriccs 25 per cent., and consequently cgn sell
at New York prices- apr2S-tf.
J. E. MERRIMAN & CO.
N O 253, MAIN - STREET,
Have now on hand and For Sale, at the
most reasonable prices, the
Finest Assortment of
Together with all kinds of
they have ever exhibited in MEMPHIS.
Where do you Buy your
— YO UR—
Wife bought them at
253 Main Street.
The Ladies all think they can get rather
IERR I MAN’S
THAN AT ANY OTHER PEACE.
J. E. MERRIMAN & CO.,
No. 253.Main Street.No. 253.
Oct. 10. __
T ll* E JT TIE TIM 1'E M£
M E M P HIS.
Stock More Extensive than ever,
Equal to any in the Union !
Our leading articles are
WITH the usual variety of Goods in out
ALL KINDS OF WORK
Done in the best manner, and with
F. H. CLARK & CO., i
NO. 1, Clark’s Marble Block,
Jan. 2,1861. [6m
THE firm of John Jackson, Robinson
& Co., was dissolved on the loth day of
April, 1861, by mutual consent. John Jack
son buying the entire stock of goods, assum
ing all liabilities, and is the onlv person
tliorized to settle the
— uess of the late firm.
^'.KS'Ojv. ROBINSON & Co.
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North Mt. Pleasant,
MARSHALL COUNTY. MISS.
COL. J. M. BURNEY,...Principal.
A. M. Burney,.Assistant.
I'D HIS School opened on Monday,
X 3d September.
North Mount Pleasant is seven
miles South of Lafayette Depot,
on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, in
the midst of an intelligent, moral and wealthy
No intoxicating drinks arc sold within five
miles of this village, their sale being pro
hibited by special Act of the Legislature, and
enforced by a unanimous vote of the citizens.
The government of the School will be pa
rental, impartial and kind, but at the same
time strict. Implicit obedience to the laws
of the Academy, will be required of the pu
pils. Every possible attention will be given
to the moral, mental and physical training of
the students, and every effort made to render
their stay hero pleasant and comfortable.
Col. Burney has been regularly engaged in
teaching in Maury County, Tennessee, for
12 years, and A. M. Barney in the same place
for 0 years. All branches of study are as
fully taught in this Institution, as in any simi
lar institution in the South. The Teachers
are native Southerners. The Teachers will
be prepared to take charge of, and accommo
date students from a distance with board
after January 1st, 1861. For particulars ad
dress Col. J. M. Burney, North Mt. Pleasant,
The Boarding Dcnartment will be under the
direction of the Rev. B. F. Eddins and Lady,
hoarding, Washing, Fuel and Lights, fifty
dollars, per session of fiv e months.
TUITION AS FOLLOWS:
Primary Class.—(First) Impelling, Reading
and Defining.$12 00
Second Class.—Penmanship, Primary Geog
raphy, English Grammar coin
jnenced, &c . 15 00
Third Class.—Physical and Moral Sciences,
Vattel’s Law of Nations, &c. 20 00
Fourth Class.— Mathematics, Latin, Greek
linu JL 1 OIICU ...... .. • - ■ ■ • . Mt' \/V/
For Board and Tuition, one-half will lie re
quired in advance, the balance at the close of
Students will be charged from time of en
trance till close of the session. Deduction
will be made in case of protracted sickness.
.1. W. CRAWFORD, Pres’t.
J. D. SALE, M. D., Scc’y.
nov2l-ly* Board of Trustees.
ESTABSASHED EV I860,
NO. 21, WASHINGTON STREET.
J^OR the speedy and permanent cure of
Without the use of Mercury or change of
Drs. Mott, Bradford & CO.,
By special study and experience, in the Hos
pitals of New York, Paris and London, en
ables them to guarantee to cure in the most
Cure*l in three days.
GLEET or STATURE?, ■ * •
Of long standing, cured in five to ten days.
SPERM ATOKJjtl-ME A,
Or the effects of self-abuse, Arcd in one to
Speedily checked by new treatment. Long
standing mercurial or syphillic diseases per
Persons at a distance, by writing a full diag
nosis of their cases, can receive
prompt treatment. Diseases
peculiar to Females
ed on facts of years’
experience in our practice.
Persons suffering from debility, both
general and local, can bo restored to their
proper functions, and the fallen fab
ric of Life raised up to beauty
consistency and du
Fartios writing should be particular in di
recting their letters to this institution, in the
Drs. MOTT, BRADFORD & CO.,
Memphis Lock Hospital,
Lock Box 296.
ffy AH consultations confidential. Oiiicc
hours from 8 A M, to 8 P M.
Jan. 2, 1861. [6m
KEN D IG & COOK,
(SUCCESSORS TO CHARLES HOTTER)
CASH DEALERS I INI
-ANI> BOAT STORKS
38 Front Row, Opp. Steamboat Landing,
All orders promptly attended to. je30-tf
A. R. Mendenhall,
Foster Street—near Harvey’s X
Manufactures rifles, shot
GUNS and PISTOLS.
Guns and Pistols Kepaird,
and all other work done to order
(lUU vtr %%•••••*»•
(JjP Terms—Exclusively cash
I March 27. 1861—ly
JEFFERSON DAVIS, of Mississippi.
ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS, of Georgia:
Rout. Toombs, of Ga., Secretary of Statei
C. C. Memminoer, of S. C., Soc. of Treasury.
L. P. Wai.ker, of Ala., Secretary of War.
J. II. Reagan, of Texas, Postmiaster»Gon’l.
J. P. Benjamin, of La., Attorney-General.
Howell Cobb, of Ga., President of Congress.
J. J. Hooper, of Ala., Secretary of Congress.
Henry M. Rector, Governor.
William It. Miller, Auditor Public Accounts.
John I. Stirman, Secretary of State.
Oliver Basham, State Treasurer.
J. F. Ritchie, Land Attorney and S. Collector,
John M. Harrell, Solicitor General.
E. H. English, Chief Justico.
H. F. Fairchild, ) As80ciate Justices.
F. W. Compton, $
J. L. Hollowell, Attorney General.
Luke E. Barber, Clerk and Reporter.
David Pingo, Judge.
-, District Attorney.
J. G. Halliburton, Marshal.
Richard Searcy, Clerk.
Granville Wilcox, District Attorney.
James M. Brown, Marshal.
John B. Ogden, Clerk.
Chancery Court at Little Rock.
IT. M. Rose, Chancellor.
Gordon N. Teay, Clerk and Receiver.
V ___ ■_
ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS.
Levin IIarri3on, p. m.
Fort Smith.—Arrives Mondays and Thurs
days at 2 p. in. Leaves Tuesdays and Satur
days at 10 p. m
Eastern Mail.—Arrives by liver Tues
days and Thursdays at 4 a. in. Leaves Thurs
days and Saturdays at 6 a. m.
[ Sam Hale.—Capt. C. W. Coles—arrives at
Des Arc on Tuesdays, from Napoleon, and
touches heiu for her downward mails on Thurs
days, from Jacksonport.
Kanawha Valley—Capt. D. B. JBricc-*
' arrives at Des Arc from Mcrtiphis on Thurs
days, and touches here again on Saturdays for
her downward mails, from Jacksonport.)
Searcy.—Arrives Tuesdays at 6 p. m.—■
Leaves Mondays at 7 a. m.
Brownsville.—Arrives Saturdays at 6 p.
m. Leaves Fridays at 7 a. m.
Cotton Plant.—Arrives Saturdays at 11
a. m. Leaves same days at 12 p. m.
Des Arc Station—Methodist Episcopal
Church South—H. D. McKinnon, Preach
er in charge. Divine service every Sunday at
11 o’clock ; also, at night. 0
Baptist Church—corner of Erwin and
Park streets—Elder Needham Holland.
Divine Service every Lord’s Day at 11 o’clock.
Also, at night.
Presbyterian Church—corner of Buena
Vista and toiornhill streets. Rev. D. L.
GRAy.' PreaVnin& 8ivct-tt"2!f and 4th Sabbath
in each month. W
■>i ' * ■» ... l i .mi mmm
CARTER, McCAUtEY & Co.,
Staple and Fancy Dry Goods,
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS,
Ready-Made Clothing, Cutlery and
F. M. ROBINSON,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
Groceries anti Produce !
Receiving, Forwarding ^Com
DR. T. McGOWN’S
F only kind on which physicians or the
public can rely, old root being inert. Its
components are extolled by some of the most
distinguished physicians in the world, as
Fordyce, Brodie, Bell, &c., for the cure of
Rheumatism, Neuralgia, Syphilis, Scrofula,
Diseases of the Eyes, Ears, Head and Skin,
Throat, Neck, Lungs, Liver, Kidneys, Spleen,
Stomach, Bladder, Womb, Female Complaints,
Dropsy, Old Sores, (McGown’s Ointment to
be applied,) Tumors, Pimples, Eruptions^
&c. It makes the skin Clear and Smooth, and.
should be used in Spring and Summer to Pu
rify the Blood and prevent Sickness. Large
bottle, $1 50. Small, $1 00.
Dr. T. McCiown’s Essence of
Tnr—A certain cure for Bowel Complaints
and Diseases of the Lungs.
Dr. T. McGown’s Dogwood and
Iron—A certain and permanent cure for
Chills and Fever, Ague Cake or Enlarged
Spleen, Night Sweats, Debility, Dyspepsia,
Prepared and sold at No. 143 Main street,
Memphis, where Drugs aud Medicines may
be purchased cheap for cash.
Sold in Des Arc, Arkansas, bv
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