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After Harvest, one of the first and most im
portant operations on the farm requiring at
tention, is the hauling of manure, and prepara
tion of the ground for wheat Practical farm
ers differ much on these ] ci ts, some recommend
ing but a single plougi in/, others ploughing
twice, some spreading but a small portion of
their manure at a time, and ploughing it down
as soou as possible to prevent loss by evapo
ration, others preferring to spread it early and
allow it to lay exposed to the hot sun. Upon
inquiring of this latter class, and quite a numer
ous one too, they have replied to us, as a reasou
for their doing so " that the manure is sour
and the sun sweetens it. We have repeatedly
heard cases cited of experiments tried side by
side, in one ease of manure being ploughed
down as soon as jtossible, and in the other of
lettiiv it be exposed for weeks, to the atmos
phere, and the wheat on the latter proved far
heavier, other circumstances being the same.
Practical results, are the best tests of the
soundness of any theory. They are what farm
ers most cure for, who are right too in reject
ing all scientific explanations, not confirmed by
their own experience, or which is disproved by
their constant practice. Still the saddle should
be put on the right horse. The failure or suc
cess of any operation on the farm, must be
traced to its true cause. It is hardly doing
justice to the patient explorer of the arcana
of nature to interrupt his chain of inductive
reasoning, by attributing results to causes with
which they have no connexion whatever, and
then exclaim against book farming.
In the case of an alleged benefit, from
exposure of manure to the surface, the result
is truly attributable not to the manure " being
sweetened," by the hot sun, hut to the mulching
or coj ering of the surface of the grouud, and
which would have been produced equally by dry
straw, hav, shavings. At least this has always
Barnvard manure may lose its most valuable
ammoniacal constituents, by exposure, and
evaporation, but it cannot possibly gain any
thing. The theory if it proves anything,
proves too much. Were it true, instead of
keeping our manure under sheds, covering with
straw or earth to preserve aud absorb its
valuable juices, we should be continually turn
ing it over so as to expose every portion to
evaporation and thus entirely get rid of the
" souruess.'' This we all know is opposed to
the practice of every good farmer. Mulching
the sourness of the ground, with a view to
fertilize it, is pursued in England, as a regular
system, under the title of Gurneyism. In this
country we know but little about it, excepting
as an application around trees, strawberry beds
but in so changeable a climate as ours, fhere
is uo doubt it would often be found very valu
Warning in his Elements, says the improve
ment from mulching arises :
" 1. The evaporation of water from the soil
is prevented during drought by the shade
afforded by the mulch ; and it is therefore kept
iu better conditiou, as to moisture and temper
ature, than when evaporation goes on more
freely. This condition is well calculated toad
vance the chemical change necessary to prepare
the matters —both organic and mineral iu the
soil for the use of plants.
2. By preventing evaporation, we partially
protect the soil from losing ammonia resultant
from decaying organic matter.
3. A heavy mulch breaks the force of rains,
and prevents them from compacting the soil,
as would be the result, tvere no such precaution
4. Mulching protects the surface-soil from
freezing as readily as when exposed, and thus
keeps it longer open for the admission of air
and moisture. When unprotected, the soil
early becomes frozen ; and all water falling,
instead of entering as it should do, passes off
5. The throwing out of winter grain is often
preveuted, because this is due to the freezing
of the surface-soil.
6. Mulching prevents the growth of weeds,
because it removes from them the fostering heat
of the sun.
Many of the best nursery-men keep the soil
ahout the roots of young trees mulched con
tinually. One of the chief arguments for this
treatment is, that it prevents the removal of
the moisture from the soil and the consequent
loss of heat. Also that it keeps up a full sup
ply of water for the uses of roots, because it
keeps the soil cool, aud causes a deposit ot
7. It also prevents the " baking" of the soil,
or the formation of a crust/'
In England they often remove the mulch from
field to field, and consider that it pays well for
We have entire faith from our own experience
in mulching the surface of the ground, for
several of our crops, besides its more custom
ary application, around the trunks of trees but
we have no confidence whatever in exposing
manures to evaporation, or allowing their juice?
to drain away, for want of protection aud
covering.— Farm Journal.
GRASS FIELDS. —It is often a serious los
when fields, in wheat the previous season, and
seeded down with a view to remain in grass foi
several years, prove on examination, that the
grass either from dry weather or other causes
has very imperfectly taken. The usual rota
tion, which requxes each field to be plowed in
its turn, or as it may be required, is seriously
interfered with by such a mishap. In these
ca;c? we would advise a few quarts of grass
seed to be sown to the acre on the surface,
while the frosts of spring have left it sompara
tivcly open, and when the ground becomes dry
enough, pass over the roller. This will cover
the seed, and very often cause it to grow and
vegetate beautifully, avoiding the necessity ol
plowing up the field.— Pa. Farm Journal.
BREAKING STEERS. —An effectual and speedy
mode of breaking steers, is to use a yoke long
enough to hold four bows at suitable distances.
But a strong steady yoke of oxen on the ou f
side, and the steers inside, treat them gently
and do not use the whip nor goad, and you will
soon have the young as well broken as tin
CI'EE FOR A HORSE PULLING AT THE lIAI.TF.K,
—Fold one ear under a small strong cord which
fastens him. lie will give oue jerk but never
How TO PRETEXT OR CURE A FEI.ON.- Take
equal quantities of red lead and castile soap,
mix with weak lye to the eonsistnnce of salve,
aud RDOIV on the first ttjmearanee of the felon.
Ditsiuees Curbs. ____
TF. MADILL, M. P., PHYSICIAN
• AND SURGEON— Officehis residence in
Wyios, Pa- July 28,1855.-€ m
DR. JOHN MINTOSH, SURGEON
DENTIST, HAS RETURNED. Office next door
to Mcrcur's .store. ;ind over Alexander's Clothing Store,
Maili street, Towanda. _ February 24, 1855.
TAMKS MACFARLANE, A TTORNEY
9 f A T LA W, Tow AND A, PA. Occupies the Office, in
the Union Block, formerly owned by John C. Adams Esq.
will attend to procuring Bounty Land Warrants
and Pensions. March 22, 18ao.
H. J. MAPIM. P. 1). MORROW.
MADILL K MORROW, ATTORNEYS
AND COUNSELLORS AT LA JF,—Office
over Mereur's Store, Towanda, Pa.
Towanda, April 2. 1855. n-43-tf
DR. E. H. MASON, PHYSICIAN AND
SURGEON, offers his professional services to the
people of Towanda and vieinitv. Office at his residence
on Pine street, where he can always be found when not
JOHN* C. ADAMS D'A. OVERTON'.
\ DAMS & OVERTON, ATTORNE YS !
jt\. AT LAW. Office in the room formerly occupied
by Oeorge Sanderson, over Burton Kingsbery's store.
Towanda, May 2t>, 1^55.
PURVEYING.'—J AM KS A. PAINE, Sur-
O veyor for Bradford County, is prepared to attend to
the above business in all its branches. His office is at
Monroeton. All letters addressed to him at that place
will meet with prompt attention.
GROCERY AND RESTAURANT.
TTTILLARD PRENTICE respectfully in-
T ¥ ' forms the public that he takeu the room in 'he
basement of the " Union block,"' north side of the public
square, where lie intends to keep a
GROCERY AND EATING SALOON,
and hopes to receive a share of public patronage. He will
endeavor by strict attention to business, and by providing
such eatables as are in season, to make it an acceptable
place of popular resort for the refreshment of the " inner
man." The public are invited to give me a call.
Towanda, June 9.1855.
GEORGE H. WOOD'S
DAGUERREAN ROOMS REMOVED
to l'atton's N'EW BRICK BLOCK, corner of Bridge
and Main street, where he has fitted up rooms expressly
for the business, with a large sky-light-and side-light com
bined. With these arrangements he will be able to take
Pictures with any shade desired. Grouping done in the
best possible manner. Daguerreotypes taken equally as
weil in cloudy as clear weather. Particular attention paid
to copying. Miniatures neatly put into Lockets, Breast
pings,and finger rings, Ac. Instructions given in the art
on reasonable terms.
Towanda. May 1, 1855.
FIRE ! FIRE ! FIRE !
LFARMER'S UNION INSURANCE CO.
r A THENS, PA.
Hon. HORACE AVILLISTON, President;
C. F. WELLES, Jr. Vice President and Treasurer ;
J. E. CAN FIELD. Secretary.
liourd of Director*— Hon. Horace Williston, Francis
Tyler, George A. Perkins, J. T. D. Myer, C. N. Shipmau,
C* F. Welles, Jr.. J. E. Cantield, Atheim; Hon. John La
porte, Towanda ; Gen. Bradley Wakeman, Laeeyville ;
G. M. Hoilenback, Wilkes-Barrc ; Michael Meylert, Isi
P. (). MOODY. Agent for Bradford County. Address.
Waverly, X. V. _____
NEW SPRING GOODS.
TOSEPII POWELL would announce to
) the citizens of Bradford County, that he is now re
reiving a largo, rioh anil varied assortment of Fancy am.
Staple Dry Goods. Groceries, Hardware, Crockery, ana
Glass H'are. Straw Goods, Hats, Boots and Shoes. Car
petings, Yankee Xotwns, Paper Hangings, Fish, Paints
and Oils ; and in fact, almost every article of inercban
di/.e which the wants of the country rcauires, and is offer
ing them for sale for CASH at prices which defy all com
He would particularly invite attention to his stock o'
LADIES DRESS GOODS, consisting in part of rich plain hi' l
and watered Silks ; all wool Delaines ; plain and tigurei
raouslin delaines ; plain and figured Challi delaines; De
Herges, Lawns, all prices ; printed Jaconetts, Organdies
(ierazes, all colors, together with an endless variety o
Ginghams, Prints, Ac. Ac.
EMBROIDERIES AND LACES —Ladiesemhroidered and laci
Collars, Sleeves, Handkerchiefs, Skirts, Chimezetts.Swis
and Jaconctte Bands and Flounces, Swiss and Jaconett<
Edgings and Insertings, Maltese, Thread, Smyrna, bobliii
and Cotton Edgings, all widths; Brussclls, black and
white silk Edgings, all widths and prices.
WHITE GOODS —Plain and dotted Swiss Muslins, Jaco
netts, Bishop Lawns, India, Book and N'ainsook Muslins
Striped and Plaid Cambrics, Victoria Lawns, of all quali
ties. Ladies and Gents, linen H'd'kfs., silk and cotton
blonds; Bobhinett and fringed Laces, Irish linens at great
ly reduced prices.
HOI'SE FI HNISIIISG GOODS —Worsted,linen and worsted
Damask, double ond single fold, cot Damask, bleached and
unbleached table linens, bleached and unbleached Jacquard
diaper, worsted, embossed and colored damask linen table
spreads, bleached damask table cloths and napkins, all
sizes; counterpanes, bleached and unbleached Muslins
from sto 10-4 yards wide. Drapery Muslins of different
kinds, Crash, Scotch and Russia diapers, Ac.
GLOVES AND HOSIERY—A complete assortment of Ladies
and Misses and Childrens' white, unbleached, mixed and
slate colored cloth Hose ; Mens' and boys' unbleached,
mixed and white cotton half hose ; ladies'and geuts black,
white and colored kid gloves, best quality ; ladies kid fin
ish and plain silk and lisle thread do.; ladies and misses
long and short French tilet luitts.
SHAWLS AND MANTILLAS — A large assortment of Spring
Shawls and Mantillas of new and desirable styles.
CAKPETINOS of various styles and qualities." Rush mat
tings, different widths.
CLOTHS AND CASSIMEBES —The largest stock of plain
black and fancy Cloths and ('assimcres, Tweeds, Kentucky
leans. Linen and Cotton Summer Goods for mens' and
toys' wear, ever exhibited in Northern Pennsylvania—
mrchascd at greatly reduced prices, and offered' for sale
Also, a good assortment of Nestings, Scarfs, Stocks.
Cravats, Linen Collars, Ac.
MB" In purchasing his stock of Spring Goods, the sub
scriber would say that the utmost care and economy lia
uecn exercised in order to please his customers in style
piality of goods, and prices, to correspond with the times.
Thanking the public for the liberal patronage they havt
heretofore extended to him, lie would respectfully solicit
i call and examination of his stock by those wishing t<
pnr'-hase. JOSEPH POWELL.
Towanda, April 10, 18.55.
COLLINS 8l POWELL
ITTOI'LD respectful] v inform their friends and the pnb-
V V lie that they have REMOVED their CLOTHING
A FURNISHING STORE to I'atton's New Itrick Block
No. 3. and will be happy to wait on all who may give them
a call. Their stock consists of
Black Broadcloth and Fancy Coats ;
Fancy Cassimere Coats, of all colors ;
Black and Fancy Cassimere Pants ;
Black Satin and Fancy Vests ;
Marseilles Vests. White and Fancy ;
Marseilles and Linen Coats, all kinds ;
Linen Pants, Shirt Collars, Cravats and Hose.
Hats, of all kinds.
Garments of all kinds made up to order, and warranted
to tit or no sale. Our stock comprises all kinds of good
id inted to men's wear, which we are Isuind to sell cheap
er than any other establishment in town or county.
CUTTING done to order as usual.
Towanda, June 9, 1855.
T HARVEY niIXNY, Jr., is just re
•J • reiving a general assortment of SPRING GOODS
which he oilers to the public for unusually low prices, for
Beady pay. As lie is determined to sell" Goods after the
Ist of April for READY PAY, or keep them, persons wish
ing to pay cash for goods will tiiul it for their interest to
coll and examine his stock and prices.
• •"All persons indebted to me by book, note or judg
ment, on the Ist of April next, unless some satisfactory
arrangement is made, will be waited upon by a gentleman
in authorilv. J. H. p. j r .
Towanda, March 14, 1855.
To the Citizens of Bradford County.
BOOK RINDING.—s. WELLS respect
tully informs the inhabitants of Bradford County that
he still continues the BOOK BINDING business, in the
village of Binghamton, and is ready to attend to anything
in his line that may lie entrusted to his rare.
Particular attention will be given to the binding of Mu
sic, Magazines, Law Books, Ac. Everything will be done
promptly, and in the neatest and uiost durable manner.
ea- Bindery in the Third Story, over Messrs. Harring
tons' St-ire. opposite the Post Office.
A* there is no Bindery in Bradford county, for the
accommodation of the public arrangements have been
made by which Book- leit at the office of the " Bradford
Reporter," 1 will be forwarded to me, and retained, without
Bimrhamton. March 31, 1855. n-42
SCTYBER. HOUSE; Waveriy, XV. *.
JAMES W HrfTAKEßre3pectfullvinform#
the travelling public that he has taken the above well
known stand, situated near the Railroad Depot, aud soli
cits a chare of custom. The House is convenient and com
modious, and he is determined that no pains mid attention
to the wants and comforts of guests shall be spared to give
entire satisfai tiou. Muron 15,1855.
PLOCK k WATCH REPAIRER—Th.
undersigned is constantly receiving from New t " rl
bv Express, new additions to his Stock of Watches, ( locK-
Jewelrv, Silver ware, and Fancy Goods, comprising is
part—Gold and Silver Lever, L'Kpiue and plain watches
with a full and complete assortment of Fine (.old Jewelry
such as Gold chains, lockets, Bracelets, Gold 1 ens, Keys
Breast-Pins, Ear-Riugs, Finger-Rings, etc. etc. Also, ;
large variety of Silver ware,such as Table and lea Spoon-
Cream spoons, Butter kuives, Salt spoons, Spectacles, to
gether with an extensive assortment of Plated ware AI
of which will be sold very low for CASH.
CLOCKS.—A large assortment Clocks just r< eived, of
all descriptions, ranging in prices from 75 cents to t r.ij
g 15, Watches repaired on short notice, and WAKRASTKI
to run well. Also, all kinds Clocks repaired.
W. A. C. would beg leave to say. that he is prepared t
execute the most difficult Jobs, such as call be done at m
other Shop short of New-York city. , v
W. A. CHAMBERLIN.
Towanda, February 1. 1855.
T OOKING GLASS PLATES CUT AND
1J fitted for any size, to be had at the 'cwelry Store o
Feb. 1,1855, W. A. CHAMBERLIN.
DISSOLUTION.— The co-partnership here
tofore existing between S. FKLTON and E. T. Fox i
this day dissolved hy mutual consent. The notes and ac
counts of said firm arc in the hands of E. T. Fox. who cat
generally 1* found at S. Felton's store, or at the " W an;
House." Tlio.-e interested will please take notice thatth.
accounts, Ac. must be settled immediately.
November 11,1554. E. T. FOX.
S. FELTOX would most respectfully inform his old cus
tomers and the public generally that he will still continu.
the LIQUOR BUSINESS at the old stand, and that he i.
now receiving large additions to his stock, direct from first
hands in New-York, which he will be most happy to sell
on the most reasonable terms. He is also agent for Co
sale of" Binghamton Ale," a supply of which he keeps al
ways on hand and for sale cheap.
Towanda, November 11, 1854.
At the New Store, opposite the Court House.
BAILEY A NEVINS, WHOLESALE A RETAIL DEALERS
IN PROVISIONS, GROCERIES, YANKEE NOTIONS, TOYS,
FRUIT, CONFECTIONARY, WILLOW WARE, AC., the largest
and most comprehensive assortment, and the longest ex
perience of any dealers in Northern Pennsylvania. We
have arrangements hy which we can take advantage of tin
city and Western Markets, and are thereby enabled to of
fer good bargains. Call and try ns.
Below we name a few of the articles that way always
be found in our stock :
Flour, Buckwheat Flour. Rye Flour, Corn Meal, Feed.
Pork, Hams A Shoulders, Mackerel, Codfiish, Shad,
Tront, Pickeled and Smoked Herring, Cheese, Rice, Beans,
Potatoes. Butter, Lard, Crackers. Ac.
Black and Green Tea, Rio and Java Coffee. Chocolate,
Cocoa, Sugar, Molasses, Syrup, Ginger, Pepper, Spice,
Cloves, nutmegs. Mace cinamon. Ground Mustard, Pepper
Sauce, Soda, Saleratus, Cream Tartar, Sperm and Tallow
Candles, Bar Soap, Vinegar, Starch, Ac.
Prunes, Citron, Figs, Eng. Currants, Raisins. Dried
Peaches, Dried Apples, Almonds. Pecan nuts, I'razil nuts,
Grenoble and Madeira Walnuts, Peanuts, Chestnuts, Ac.
German, French and American Toys, Fancy Goods, Till
wagons, rocking horses, boys' sleighs, China and pewti-r
toy tea setts, dolls, trumpets, accordions, harmonicas—
Glass, paper aud wood inlaid work boxes and toilet cases,
toy bureaus, secretaries, writing desks—plain and em
broidered work baskets, knitting, do. pearl, ivory, papier
inaehe and leather port inoniaes, wallets and purses, ivory,
horn and wood pocket combs, toilet combs, ivory fine
•omhs, pocket inkstands, pocket and small fancy mirriors,
tobacco and sunff boxes, cigar cases, perfumery and hair
Brooms, inopsticks, clothes pins, bench screws, willow
clothes baskets and market baskets, sugar and spice boxes.
CANDY OF ALL KINDS.
Dairy and table Salt, Salina, do., etc. Country dealers
supplied at a small advance from New York prices.
*S- Most kinds of country produce taken in exchange
for goods. BAILEY A NEVIXS.
Towanda, Februar 1, 1y855.
THIS school, under the charge of the Misses HANSON,
is held in the north end of the Ward House, in the
room formerly oecnpied by Laporte, Mason A Co.
Miss EMMA HANSON will join her sisters ih a few days
and in future will give instruction in the French language
in the school.
The school year will consist of fonr quarters, of eleven
weeks each. The summer vacation commencing in July,
and ending in September.
TERMS, PER QUARTER :
First Class— To include the elementary English 1
branches,and the study of the Latin language,) *
Second Class —To include the more advanced stu- j
dies of the English branches, with Mathematics, I $9 00
and the study of Latin and French, I
Third Class— To include Mathematics, Mental)
and Moral Philosophy, Rhetoric, Botany, Ac., - fl2 00
with Latin and French, )
Each pupil will bring with her a desk and chair. There
will be no extra charges whatever.
Music. —lnstruction on the Piano, with use of instru
ment, will be given by Miss REBECCA I>. HANSON, at $lO
per quarter, and as soon as arrangements now in progress
can be completed,® class in vocal music will be formed.
LECTURES on Rhetoric. Moral and Intellectual Philo
sophy, and the higher branches of English composition,
will also lie delivered once or twice in each week.
The aim of the Teachers will he to impart a thorough
knorclcdge of the studies pursned. and to give a tone and
character to their School which will recommend it lo the
confidence of the community.
The next Quarter will commence on Monday, April 30.
They beg leave to refer to the following named gentle
men Rt. Rev. ALOXZO POTTER, Bishop of the Diocese of
Penn'a, Philadelphia ; Rev. Dr. MACLEAN, President of the
College of New Jersey, Princeton.
Hon. DAVID WILMOT, G. F. MASON. Esq., C. L. WARD,
Esq., Hon. GEORGE SANDERSON, D. F. BAKSTOW, Esq.
Col. J. F. MEANS, Towanda.
Towßiida, March 21, 1855.
THE SUSQUEHANNA COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE,
TOWAKDA, BRADFORD CO., PA.
REV. SAMUEL F. COLT, Principal, Professor of Natu
ral, Mental and Moral Science ;
REV. JAMES MeWILLIAM, A. M., Professor of Ancient
Languages and Belles Lettres ;
CHARLES R. CD BURN, A. M., Professor of Mathema
tics and Master of Normal School;
E. ALBERT LUDWIG, A. M., Professor of Modern Lan
guages, Instructor on the Piano and in Drawing ;
BENJAMIN EGLIN, Penmanship and Register;
Mrs. MARTHA A. DAYTON, Preceptress;
MRS. EVELINE HOYT, Preceptress and Matron ;
MISS 0. LOUISA JENKS, Assistant on Piano and Me
#-The Full Term commences on WEDNESDAY, AU
GUST 22,1855, and will continue fourteen weeks.
EXPENSES PER TERM :
Tuition in the Fifth class, (primary) per term,. $4 0(1
" Fourth, 5 00
" Third ('. (Mi
" Second 7 00
" First 9 00
French, German, Spanish or Italian, each 5 00
When taken without other branches, 7 00
Drawing. 3 00
Ornamental needlework and embroidery, each 3 00
Tuition on Tiano Forte with use of instrument,... 12 00
do do per quarter of 11 weeks,.... 10 00
Oil painting in landscapes, per term 8 00
do figures 10 00
Room rent for lodgers, 1 75
Contingent fund for each pupil, 3S
The Young Ladies will find board in the Institute,
under the care of the Matron, at per week 1 75
Arrangements have been made hy which the male
pupils can find board in private families, at per
week 2 00
Mashing, jier dozen 3*
Fuel and light at the actual expense.
Pupils hoarding in the Hall, (who will be exclusively
Females.) will furnish their own lied, bedding, towels, Ac.
ind the table silver at their option.
No pupil taken for less than half a term. The hills ba
the term must be paid in advance ; or one half thereof at
their entrance, and the remaining half at the middle of the
Pupils entering the lustitute are pledged to the obser
vance of the Regulations, and none will be admitted on
Especial exercises are arranged without extra charge
for those qualifying themselves as teachers for common
For classification of studies and text-books, see circu
lars, for which apply to C. L. WARD, President.
S. F. COLT, Sec. j24 J. D. MONT AN YE, Treasurer.
CLOVER AM) TIMOTHY SEED.—A
quantity of each jant received and for sale by
February 7,1855. J. POWELL.
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to be sold as cheap as at Mliuira or Owegu. ( all and sec,
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Prices, Fluid Extract Buchu, $1 bottle, or(! bottles for #'
" " Sarsaparilla, " "
equal in strength to one gallon Syrup of Sarsaparilla.
Prepared and sold by 11. T. HELMBOLD, Chemist, 2i>!
Chestnut st., near tliw Girard House, Philadelphia.
To lie hud of Dr. H. C. PORTER, Towanda, Pa. and o:
Druggists and dealers everywhere.
JTW"AII letters directed to the Proprietor or Agent will
receive immediate attention. Iv 3
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17 A 19 South Fiftii Street, First Store above Chestnut.
gar-Orders or letters of inquiry for Law Books from the
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BOOTS ANI) SHOES.
John W. Wilcox,
HAS located his establishment on Main Street, on door
North of the " Ward House," and will continue the
manufacture of BOOTS A SHOES, as heretofore.
He has just received from New-York a large assortment
of Womans' t'hildrens' and Misses' Shoes, which are offer
ed at low prices. The attention of the Ladies is uarticu
larly directed to his assortment, comprising the following
new styles:—Enamelled Jenny Lind gaiter boots; do.
shoes ; black lasting and silk gaiter ; walking shoes, bus
kins, Ac. Misses' gaiters and shoes, of every description.
A large variety of Childrens' fancy gaiters, boots A shoes
of all kinds. •
For the Gentlemen, almost every style of gaiters and
shoes. This stock has been j>ers<mally selected with care,
and he believes he can offer superior articles at reasonable
Xd- The strictest attention paid to MANrEACTUIirxo,
and he hopes by doing work well to merit a continuance
of the liberal patronage he has hitherso received.
Towanda, Icb. 1,1855.
Cheap Boot, Shoe and Leather Store.
T I). HUMPHREY is just F]
*J • receiving next door to U.S. Mercur's Ifm
store in Towanda, a large and well selected el
stock of BOOTS. SHOES A FINDINGS,
from New York, which with a constant supply of
HOME MANUFACTURED WORK. SOLE A UPPER
LEATHER, FRENCH AND AMERICAN
CALF SKINS. MOROCCO, Ac.
he is desirous to sell at small profits. Feeling grateful for
past favors, he hopes to merit a continuance of public pa
Sv~ Measure I Cork and Repairing done on short no
tice. CASH paid for Hides and Skins.
Towanda, June 14, 1855.
New Boot and shoe Manufactory.
IPRANK HOFFMAN would respectfully
JL inform the citizens of Towanda, that he has com
menced the BOOT SHOE business in the room over
J. Culp A Co's. shop, near the corner of Bridge street.—
He is ready at all times to do all work in his line in the
best manner—and will make Fine Sewed and Pegged
Books, Shoes ami Gaiters, in the latest approved style, as
well as Coarse Worh. lIEPAIRING done in a superior man
He would respectfully solicit the patronage of the citi
zens of this place, assuring them that he will endeavor to
merit their favors by using the best stock, by careful work
manship, and by punctuality.
Towanda, June 18,1855.
R. WATHM S 11. M. SEWARD K. IT. COOK.
RWATROUS & Co., EE A LEES IM
• HEAVY 4- SHELF HARD IVA RE, No's. 1 A
3, Water st. Klinira, N. Y.
We have recently made large additions to our extensive
stock, and have now on hand a complete assortment of ev
ery description of Hardware, which we offer at the lowest
cash prices; consisting of Mechanic's Tools, Building Ma
terials, Iron and steel, Nails and spiko, Ropes and Cord
age, Paints, Oils and Glass, Mill saws of every size and
shape, either Mulay Gang or Circular.
Machine Belting, of all widths, both of India Rubber A
leather, Glass at wholesale. We are prepared to supply
Merchants with Glass, Nails, scythes, Forks, Ac., at Man
ufacturers prices. Tin, sheet iron, and Copper work on
hand or made to order.
CORTRACTOR'S TOOLS—Wheelbarrows, Ames' Sho
vels, Blasting Powder, Ac.
Agents for Rich A Wilder" S Patent .S'alaraarider SAFES,
Fairbank's Platform Scales, and Welch A Griffith's Circu
_ Large -.izes up to I'.O inch, always on hand and sold at
Factory Prices. Particular attention paid to orders by
Klmira, April 7,185 C. n 41-12 in
DR. PORTERS & DRUG STORE,
SOUTH END OF THE WARD HOUSE,
Fronting the Public Fcuare.
[HIK subscriU-r. thankful for the lilierul patronage of the past year, intends t keep constantly nu hand a full
sort iiK-iit of the very he.-t article- usually kept in our line, which iik wn.i. dispose of on such terms as will
•factory to all who may patronize him. The purchases are mail'* entirely with < ash in hand, and for the CASH ■ ■
ustouiers will receive the henefit of a good arti> le at a low price. All artieh s not answering our recommendation
•.'ill he cheerfully taken hark, an J the uu.ni y refunded.
(Ef- Medical Advice gratuitously given at the Office, eliarging tnly for the Medicines.
The stock consists of a complete and select assortment of
DRUGS, MEDICINES, AND GROCERIES,
Pure Wine & Liquors, for Medicinal use, London Porter & Scotch-Ale.
ALL THE MOST POPULAR PATENT MEDICINES!
FRESH CAMPHENE 8t BURNING FLUID-NEW & BEAUTIFUL PATTERNS OF LAMPS!
A SI'LESDII) ASSORTMENT OP
American Pocket Cutlery, (Warrant, d Good.)
Superior TOBii-CCO 6c SBTUFF!—-Choice brands of Pure Havanna, Principe
and Vara CIGARS !
faints, Oils, Varnishes, Window Cllass, ISruSlies, Pcrftimcry,Shaving s oa p
Fancy Articles, See. &c. 1
Black and Green Teas; Ilio and Java Coffee; Molasses, Syrups, Sugars, Spices, &c
Salmon, Mackerel, Sardines, Ac.
REMEMBER THE STORE—SOUTH END OF TOE WARD HOUSE:
—AND ITS motto
" The best quality of (hoods—Full assortment-—Mokeratc Profits —Read;/ attention to customers—
Xo Adulteration of Gocds—Candid advice as to Patent Remedies—And dose attention U
business ll. C. I'ORTER, M. I).
To wail da, February 1, 1855.
A A ROW Alt E AM) IRON STORE.
f ft ''liiil Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
fPa|HAitDWARE AND STOVES,
Tin, Japanned and Britannia Ware,
rxi House Tiimmings, Caniage Trimmings, Harness 6c Saddlery
I Ware, Carpenter's and Joiner's Tools,
BLACKSMITH'S TOOLS, FARMERS TOOLS AND AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS
LEAD PIPE AND PUMPS, of all kinds and sizes,
IRON, STEEL, LEATHER BELTING, Ac. Ac.
Would inform their friend-, that the-e are only a part of the general head- under which may lie classed their fifi
sive assortment, and to which thev are constantly receiving additional supplies, direct fr.>tn the importers and manu
facturers. which enables tliein to offer such inducements in their large stock and low prices as will defv ceuipctiti c
from any quarter. We would a.-k the particular attention of
to an examination of our .-t-wk. which having been selected with the greatc-t care, we are confident will sati-fv eie
the most fastidious.
Don't forget the place—Smith side of the Public Square.
Old Iron, Copper and Brass, and all kind.- of Country Produce, taken in exchange for Goods.
Towanda. May 27. 18.54. " " 1! ALL ft RUSSELL
DIl. HALSEYS' FOREST WINE —The
discovery of the FOREST WINK is the greatest bles
sing of the age. Put ii|> in Quart Bottles, a single bottle
of which does more good, and goes further in the cure of
Disease, than tan bottles of any Sarsaparilla in use, and
warranted to cure without an unpleasant or weakening
The method by which all Sarssaparillas, and other simi
lar medicines ar-- prep a red. is by toiling the Roots of plants
to obtain the extracts. Their modi dual virtues are thus
principally evaporated and destroyed.
It is not to be wondered at then, that 10 and even 20
bottles of these Snrsaparillus are sometimes taken without
any perceptible benefit. Not so with the Forest Wine.—
By tiie invention of a wonderful ehemical apparatus, a per
fect wine is produced without beating : retaining, at the
same time, ail the primitive healing properties of the rare
medicinal plants of which it is composed, thus rendering
the Forest Wine the most efficient medicine the world ever
produced, at the same time time the most agreeable.
This is to certify, uiat I have used Dr. Halsey's Forest
Wine in my family with the most entire success. My wife
was badly afflicted with Neuralgia, affections of the Spine
and Kidneys, and general Debility. She found speedy re
lief, and regained her health by the use of the Forest
From my own knowledge of this excellent medicine. I
confidently recommend it for the good of others who may
be suffering from similar complaints. It is the best medi
cine with which I am acquainted, and those who are afflic
ted with the above, or any similar disease, inav safely re
ly 011 its virtues. E. (J. MUSSKY.
MORE TESTIMONY FROM CO HOES.
DR. G. W. HALSKT—Dear Sir : My wife last autumn was
reduced to a low state of Debility. My family physician
advised her to take your Forest Wine. Accordingly 1
went to Mr. Terry's, your agent in this town, and procur
ed a bottle of it, which restored her in a very short time
to perfect health.
Cohoes, April 13,1850. TIENIIY DONALDSON.
DREADFUL COUGH. DEBILITY, AND LOSS OF
DR. H AI.SK v: Hempstead, Dec. 1, 1547.
A lwittle of your Forest Wine and box of Pills, which
I procured of James Carr, (your agent for this place.) lias
done wonders for me. I had I ecu in a state of decline for
more than a year, afflicted with a dreadful cough, pain
in the hreast, general debility, and loss of appetite, t be
came almost a skeleton, and had been unable to leave my
room for more than two months: my friends told me "l
had the Consumption and despaired of my recovery. 1
could not obtain any permanent relief from any medicine
I had taken, or my physician, until your Wine and Pills
were procured. The first dose of the l'llls brought up from
my stomach, much plilcm and greenish matter, and my
stools were perfectly black. 1 then commenced taking
your Forest Wine three times a day, my appetite began to
return immediately, my cough left me, and in less than
two weeks I was almost well. I now enjoy better health
than 1 ever did before, ha ving increased twenty-five pounds
in seven weeks. Your Forest Wine and Pills are highly
valued in this vicinity, and 1 owe my recovery entirely to
their virtues. * Yours, respectfully,
AFFECTIONS OF THE KIDNEYS.
Mr. T. J. Gillies, a highly respectable Merchant of No.
308 Broadway, New York, cured of a severe affection o!
the Kidneys by the Forest Wine and Pills.
Dr. G. W." HALBEY : New-York, March 12,1853.
Dear Sir—ln the summer and fall of last year ! had a
severe complaint of the Kidneys, which rendered me quite
unfit for business. 1 procured" your Forest Wine and Pills
which cured me in a few weeks time, and I have since en
joyed fietter health than 1 had for many years previously.
From their efficacy in my .n case,and from what 1 know
your medicines to have done for others, 1 am induced to
recommend them as the host medicines with which I urn
acquainted. Yours, respectfully,
T. J GILLIES.
There are thousands cured every year of this disease by
the Forest Mine and Pills; Dvspeptqa, Costivencss and
Indigestion, are kindred complaints, frequently existing
together, and the cure of one is generally the cure of all.
The Forest Wine and Pills above all remedies are pre-emi
nent in the cure of Dyspepsia.
Testimony of J. X. Vermilo, of New York City, dated
July !•, 1852.
Dr. G. W. HALSEY :—Dear Sir—Having been curedof
Dyspepsia by the use of your Forest Wine and Pills, 1 take
the liberty to offer you my many who
know me may be benefited by my excellent remedies
For many years 1 have !>een afflictedwith this malady so
halily that nearly one-third of my time has been lost "from
business. The Forest Wine and Pills have restored me to
excellent health, and I chcerfullv recommend them, as I
am convinced the discovery of the remedies are bles
sing to mankind. " J. X. VERMILE.
New-York. Jutv fi.ls.i2.
DR. G. W. HALSKY'S GUM-CO \TED FOREST PLI.S.
The Gum coated l'on-t Pills arc designed to accompany
the Forest Wine in the cure of Disease, their combined a
tion being more searching and effective. They are infinite
ly 1 letter than any other Pill or Cathartic, producing in si!
cases when this class of medicines are useful, a innst nam
ing effect. They are purely vegetable, never grips, may
be taken at any time without fear of taking cold, hiodraine
from business, or disagreeable effects, and pass off, ton
ing the bowels perfectly natural, which is all imp-runl
for the perfect recovery and continuation of go--dhea't;
Thousands can testify "to the great excellence of then- fiffi
above ell others.
The Forest Wine accompanied with the Forest PH-sri
most eflcct-i-.il in the cure of all the following complaint-:
Dyspepsia, Habitual Costivencss, Liver Complaint, Asth
ma. Piles, Obstinate Heada-he. Pimples. Blotches and un
healthy color of the skin, Jaundice. Ague and Fever, silt
Rheum. Erysipelas, Complaints incident only to Female*,
Laiigui-hiug weakness, Night Sweats. Nervous Pis-nice.
General ill Health and impaired state ol the t'onstituti .
The Forest Wine is put up in large square bottles, with
Dr. Hal-ey's name blown in the glass. Ona D-diar ]sr
bottle, or six Littles for Five Dollars. Gum-coatedF-mst
Pills, 2 i cents per Box. For Sale by the appointed A Mi
nt Wholesale and Retail. General Depot, h-1 I'iiaueSt
one door from Hudson. New York, appointed Agent-is
Bradford county. Dr. H. C. Porter .To wanda : (.'. 11- Her
rick, Athens ; Drake & Allen. Waverly. N. V.
/ IONNEE'S l\ S. TYPE FOUNDRY
v Xos. 2'J, 31. and 33 Bcekinan st. New York.
TO PRINTERS AND PUBLISHERS.
The undersigned beg to inform the trade that they hav
recently issued their .Yete Qi, uirto Specimen, and thai ilk
now ready for delivery to their old patrons, as well A* h
all who patronize their Foundry.
In it will be found a new series of Faces from I'eari to
Pica, surpassing if possible, their celebrated aeries J
Scotch cut faces.
The Fancy Typt department exhibits an nnsurpassaWe
variety of beautiful styles, selected freiu France, GeraiM'
The Scripts and Bordering are now for the first ptrsr'
ed to the printing pnlilic, and are the productions ofhtf
liest European and American Artists.
An entire New Series of German Face-, lmth f-r A"* 1
Paper and Job Printing, of a very superior style, is m'*
nearly completed and for sale.
The Metal froin'whicta our type is made, will■
peculiarly adapted to the SKVKKK USAUK of Machine l'tv
They beg to return thanks for past favors, and to >■•*
a continuance. Their well known liberal manner "f -: '•
business for the past thirty years, is a guarantee totlsi'
new patrons of their disposition and ability n- J t" •' '
themselves to be surpassed for fair dealing, whether (, xr *
are by letter or otherwise. . ~
N. B. Proprietors of newspapers are requested 'O IR
the above, provided they will trade out three time
amount of their rc.-pective bills in materials --t
facture, and forward us one copy of the paper cents";-'-
THE OLD STAND
STILL IN OPERATION
THE Si.bscrit.er would an""" 1 '
to the public that he lw- m" •
..;,j - p.,,.,i j will make tn- nrde '
kinds < CABINET Fl h-MT'
iilj aKx Is4-- fji such as Sofas, Divans. Dinnp"-
IK; tre - *'*• Hilling and
. Me. Mahogany. Walnut. Mapk
s I n | Cherry Bureau's, Stands or '•>
i iinl - Chuir anil Beil-toads"' 1 ' -
description, which are, and will be made of the
terial and workmanlike manner, and which thev
for cash cheaper than eon be bought in any other •
room in the country. ,
READY-MADE COFFINS, on hand on the
sonahle terms. A good HEARSE will He
Funeral occasions. JAMES M.M'KIN*
Towanda, January 1.1855. _—-
DISSOLUTION.— Th copartnership^
tofore existing lietween the subscribers, ''.r-- r ,
name of I. L. A H. L. LAMERKAI'X. A Co.. is
dissolved by mutual consent of all parties. ' , Iq i,
•if said firm w ill hereafter la* carried on byl- '
L AMERRAUX. at the old stand. Notes and Ben*
of the late firm are lelt in tin hands of I. I- A"•
ereaux, and must be settled forthwith. „ „ ~1
I. L. LAMKREACX, lU ',
H. L. LAMEREAUX, (,S. HI
Towanda, Jan. 20, 1855.
BBLS. SALT, just rcrtim!^'' '
—' ,n.l sale by May Id ' TRACY A ;
VEW & BESIUABLE SPRING
A> just opening tit MONTANA LS
March 1, Isij.