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HYMN OF THE HARVEST.
We gather them in—the bright green leaves,
With our scythes end rakes to-day,
And the mow grows big, as the pitcher heaves
Ilis lilts of the swelt'ring boy.
O ho ! a field for the mower's scythe,
Hath a ring as of destiny,
Sweeping the earth of its hurt hen lithe,
As it swung in wrathful glee.
We gather them in—the nodding plumes
Ot the yellow and liearded grain.
And the flash of our sickles' light illumes
Our march o'er the vanquished plain.
Anon, we come with the steed drawn car
The cunning of modern laws;
And the acres stoop in its clanking jar,
As it rocks it hungry jaw.
We gather them in—the mellow fruits
From the shrub, the vine and tree,
With their russet, and golden, and purple suits,
To garnish our treasury.
And each has a juicy treasure stored
All 'ncath its tinted riud,
To cheer onr guests at the social board,
When we leave our cares behind.
We gather them in— in this goodly store-,
But not with the misers guest.
For the Great Father we adore.
Hath but given it in trust ;
And our work of death is but for life
In the wintry days to come-
Then a blessing upon the Reaper's strife,
And a shout at his Harvest Home.
The Potato, its History, &.c.
A correspondent asks why the potato is call
ed the Irish Potato / To answer this <|iiestion
it will be necessary, and perhaps not unprofit
able, to give some of its history. The first po
tato ever grown in Europe was raised 011 Sir
Walter Raleigh's estate in Ireland, the seed
being taken by him from Virginia about 1602.
For many years, although eaten, they were
grown more as objects of curiosity than profit.
Their culture, however, continued to increase,
and, during the wars that devasted Ireland to
wards the end of the seventeenth century, when
the growing grain was destroyed by the sol
diery, the potato crop served to keep the in
habitants from starvation. It could not be
destroyed by fire, and in fact, nothing but dig
ging up the crop could destroy it, which was
together too much like work for soldiers,and too
long a job,and so the potatoes were left to the
hungry |>eoplo, for which they were, 110 doubt,
After this the potato became very popular
in Ireland, and about the year 1094 was intro
duced into the county of Lancashire, England,
when it gradu illy spread over the adjoining
counties, and through al' England ; but it was
not until about the middle of the seventeenth
century that the Scotch gave it a trial. Pre
vious to this date, in England, potatoes were
grown principally 111 vegetable gardens,and oc
cupied 110 prominent place in the field culture.
During the latter end of the eighteenth and
the beginning of the nineteenth century the
potato increased in popularity.and there was a
cousequent increase in its culture. But, even
up to 1812, the limited extent of the crop may
be judged from the fact that during that year,
when breadstuff's were extremely dear and
scarce, the British Parliament were urged by
agricultural and political economists and the
press to recotnnieud, or pass some law requir
ing that every farmer should grow one acre of
potatoes for every oue hundred acres occupi
What the original variety first taken from j
Virginia was, or whether more than one varie-1
ty, is not known, and it was not until about i
1800 that we find much said of different sorts.
At that time Donaldson, in his Modern Agri
culture, enumerated thirty-seven varieties as be
ing cultivated in England. After it had been
known and cultivated two hundred years, it
was thought necessary by some of the wisest,
and best men to encourage or enforce its grow f h
by parliamentary action. In twenty years af
ter this question was agitated, so popular had
it become and so general its use, that no root
could compare with it, either in the quantity,
or in the esteem which it was held by the peo
ple. In fact, therefore, that a plant, gains but
slowly in popular favor is no certain evidence
that it is not valuable, and we should be care
ful how we cry out "humbug" at everything
new because of apparant failure at first. Some
of the new plants lately introduced may ulti
mately effect a great moral, social and politi
cal revolution in this country as did the pota
to in England.
If the Chinese sugar cane shall enable the
farmers of the North to manufacture sugar
and molasses so as to supply our markets
at a cheap rate, who can calculate the highly
moral and social change that will be peaceful
ly effected by it., compared with which the
greatest polit'cal revolution will sink into n ig
nificeuce. We may learn, a'so, the folly of
growing one crop so exclusively as to make its
success or failure a matter of such serious im
portance —almost a question of life ami death,
instead of a mere matter of profit or loss for a
season. We have always urged our farmers to
grow a diversity of crops, even where one or
two seemed for a time to be the most p:ofit
able, and the failure of the wheat crop in the
Genesee Valley has proved the wisdom of the
The potato with tis is an important crop. It
is found every day of the year upon the tabh s
of rich and poor, and is nt once a luxury and a
necessity. In no part of the country is it grown
so extensively, we think, as around Rochester
immense quantities are shipped every year to
New York, as far west as Cnicago.aud to most
of the large cities of Canada West. No crop
(excepting fruit) pays as well. In 1854 they
averaged one dollar per bushel ; in 1855, lift}'
cents ; in 1856 one dollar per bushel ; and at
the present times are selling nt from three to
four shillings. Those who grow largely for
shipping, generally keep their crop over until
spring, when the demand is greater and the
price higher than in the fall. For keeping po
tatoes nothing equals u good cellar, and some
of our potato farmers have very fine ones. This
is much better and more economical than bury
iug in the ground.
For several years the potato-rot has not been
very seriously,though every wet summer the crop
is more or less injured, in 1855 the summer
was very wet, and probably full one-third of
the potatoes were destroyed. In 1850 we had
not the slightest sigu of rot.— liural Neu
ftjTA servant asked her mistress whether
she could oblige her by going out on a partic
ular afternoon, as she was going to have a par
ty of friends, and wanted the loauof the draw
in g room.
As is the diamond among geur*, so is virtue
among the graces.
TOWANDA HARDWARE CUTLERY
IRON AND STOVE STORE.
Wholesale and Retail Dealer
(Tn "% Dun! ware and Stoves, Iron
f n a ■ifjJfcaand Nails, Sash, Glass, l'aints
' Jl. Oils, House Trimmings—
BI!F|T-7'.'K; ~ 'T kindsofCarriajre trimmings.
Hwlwllilli Scat Cloths and Laces, Carriage
£?'s•§ Sulkey and Beat Springs. C'ar
penters' and Joiners' l'lanes.
iEa other' T<"ls—Cross* Cut," 1 Mill
Tools, Bellows, Anvils, Vices,
• Hammers and Screw Plates,
Axes. Broad Narrow, Bath and Hand Hatchets—Cable,
Log, Trace and Haltr, Chains, Crowbars, Picks, Shovels
and Spades. .... , ~ .
POCKETAXD TABLE CUTLERY —Shears and Scis
sors, Edge Tools of all kinds. Brass and Enameled Kettles,
Shovel and Tongues. Spoons and Ladles, Tide and Pails,
Mops and Washboards, and all other kinds of house-keep
In the HARDWARE line, Brass, Brittnma, .Tappaned
and Plain Tin Ware, single or in setts. Bar, Baud, Scroll
and Hoop Iron, Steel of all kinds. Nail Rods, Ac. Pumps,
Lead Pipe and all the necessary fixtures for water works.
Patent, Stretched Leather Belting and String Leather,
and 10,000 other articles too numerous to mention, that
we are now receiving direct from the hands of manufac
turers andimporters, including the largest assortment
and greatest variety of
Coal and Wood Cooking. Coal and Wood Parlor. Pining-
Itoom. Six Plate and Cylinder, ever brought into Northern
Pennsylvania or Southern New York ; all of which we
are now prepared to sell at wholesale or retail, at as low
rates, and on as good Terms as can he found this side of
New-York, from the fact that all our goods were bought
of first hands and in full packages and large quantities,
that elves us an advantage over smaller purchasers and
Dry Goods dealers, that wiil enable us to sell from 5 to
15 per cent, less than any of them, which advantage we
shall offer to any who will favor us with a call before pur
A large quantity of Tin ware. Stove Pipe and Elbows
alwavs on hand, wholesale and retail. All kinds of Job
Work done to order, on short notice and warranted.
Don't mistake the place to buy STOVES and H ARD
WAIIE cheap—one door South of Fox's, and nearly op
posite Tracy A Moore's, Main street, in the new Wood
Building, lettered all over.
Grain and Country Produce, old Iron, Brass, Brittania
and Copper, Dried Fruit of all kinds, Feathers aiid Bees
wax wanted for goods.
10,000 Shce)i Pelts wanted, for which the highest price
in Cash will he paid.
Towanda, April 2, 1857.
R. WATKOCS it. m. sew Ann E. IT. COOK.
RWATROUS & Co., DEALERS IN
• HEAVY fy SHELF HARDWARE, No's. 1 A
3, Water st. Elmira, X. A".
We have recantly 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. Vails and spika, Ropes and Cord
age, Paints, Oils and Glass, Mill saws of every size and
shape, either Malay 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 I
hand or made to order.
CORTRACTOR'S TOOLS—Wheelbarrows, Ames' Sho
vels, Blasting Powder, Ac.
Agents for Rich A Wilder's Patent Salamander .Safes,
Fairbank's Platform Scales, and Welch A Griffith's Circu
Large sizes up to (10 inch, always on hand and sold at
Factory Prices. Particular attention paid to orders by
Elmira, April 7, 1856. n-44-12m
jiusqwjjanna Collegiate Institute,
TOYVANDA, BRADFORD CO., PA.
DAVID CRAFT. A. 8.. Principal. Professor of Ancient
Languages and Mental and Moral Science ;
OLIVER S. DEAN, A. 8., Professor of Mathematics
and Natural Science.
MISS A.ELIZA FRITCHER. Preceptress ;
MISS EMILIK A. BUTLER, Assistant ;
MISS O. LOUISA JEXKS, Instructor on Piano, and of
Mr. CANFIELD DAYTON, Steward.
The Fall Term commences on Wednesday, AUGUST
25, and will continue It weeks.
EXPENSES PER TERM.
Payable invariably in advance, or one half on entering
the school, aud ne half at the middle of the term—Fuel
and contingencies included :
Primary, per term, $ 4 no
Preparatory, n 00 ;
Higher, Ist year, per term 7 Of) j
Higher, Ist and 2d year, per term, s 00
Classical, Ist year, per term 7 00
Classical, 2d and 3d year, per term s 00
Collegiate, per term 10 00
N. B. Pupils will be classed by the most advanced
branch thev respectively pursue.
Pupils using scholarships arc charged $1 per term for
ucl and contingents ; for instrument on which to take
lessons, 50c, or for practice $2,00.
French $5 00
Drawing 3 00
Tuition on Piano Forte with use of Instrument,... 12 00
do do per quarter of 11 weeks,., lo 00
Board in the Institute, per week, including fuel and
light 2 00
Washing, per dozen, : 3i;
No scholar, whose parents or guardians shall reside
within two miles of the Institute shall be admitted to tui
tion therein upon any permanent scholarship rented or
loaned by such pupil, liis or her parent or guardian.
The arrangements for Boarding will be under tin-entire
i control and management of the Steward, while the l'rin
| cipal and Teachers residing in the Institute, will lie able
j to exercise a constant watch over the pupils, mingling
\ with them as members of the same family ; as a Board
i ing School for youth of both sexes, the institute will af
i ford increased and superior advantages. Parents and
guardians may le assured that all due care will lie exer
cised over the health, the manners and morals of those en
trusted to their care, and all suitable aid rendered at all
times in promoting their advancement in study.
Pupils boarding in the Hall, will furnish their own la I,
I bedding, towels, Ac. and the table silver at their option.
Pupils entering the Institute are pledged to the obser
vance of the regulations, aud none will be admitted on
Special exercises are arranged without extra charge for
those qualifying themselves as teachers for common
S. F. Coi.t. Secretary. C. L. WARD, President.
July 7. 1858. A. Wk'kiiam. Treas.
r- gj, WOW IS THE TIME
IT MELAINOTYPES & AMBROTYPES CHEAP !
ffX G. H. WOOD
II \ Has rediired his prires of all kinds of
I I \ Pictures with Cases, 25 per cent.
-Jj J for the Winter.
Frames of all kinds kept on liand also at reduced pri
ces. Good Gases with Melainotypes, 75 cents ; all other
kinds in proportion. Remember the reduction is only for
the Winter, and so improve the time. Rooms open at all
hours. Pictures taken in all kinds of weather (except
tor children.) All work warranted.
Towanda. I>ec. 8. 1857. G. H. WOOD.
H.A. BURBANK'S BAKERY
One Door North, of the Ward House.
"IT J HERE you can liud a constant supply of Bread, Rusk,
\ V Crackers, Cookies, Jumbles, and all kinds of Fancy
Sir OY STERS furnished by the quart or keg, or cook
ed to order.
nT Particular attention paid to filling orders for parties
Returning our sincere thanks for the liberal patronage
bestowed upon us during the past year, and hoping by
close application to business to merit a continuance of the
same, we remain as ever, your humble servant,
March lii. 15.",7. H. A. BURBANK.
GEO. 11. BUNTING^
RESPECTFULLY informs his former customers and
the public generally, l' at lie has removed his
To one door south of Tracy St, Moore's store and imme
diately opposite I). C. Half's Stove and Tin Store Main st.
He flatters himself that from his long experience in bu
siness he will le able to please all who may favor hint
with their custom. Owing to the low pressure in the mo
ney market, he will make Coats from $2 50 to $5 50 each
and other work in proportion for READY PAY'.
Country Produce in payment, will not be refused, if
offered. _ Towanda. March '20.1858.
WANTED— I wish to purchase 100,000
feet of MAPLE SCANTLING 13 feet long, and
3| inches square. Any one wishing to make a contract
tor any or all, can do so by calling at my Furniture Ware
Rooms in Towanda.
Sept. 15. 1857. CHESTER WELLS.
MM Kit GOODS, Droudcloths, Cassi
kJ meres. Vesting-, Hats. Caps. Hosiery. Ac., Ac., at
Jme IMS. HUMPHREY A WICKII Y.M S.
Dl\ CIIAS. M.TURNER, PHYSICIAN
4- SURGEON, offers his professional services to
the inhabitants of Towanda and vicinity. Office and res
idence in the dwelling recently occupied by 11. BOOTH,
Esq., oue door north of the Episcopal Church, ou Maim
'tames m a cfa rla ne, a ttor ne V
ff A T LA IV, TOWANDA. I'A. Occupies the Office, in
the Union Block, formerly owned by Jolin C. Adams Esq.
jgrllc will attend to procuring Bounty Land Warrants
and Pensions. March 22, 1855.
11. J. MADILL P. D. MORROW.
MA DILL & MORROW, A TTORNE YS
AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW,— Office
over Mereur's Store. Towanda, Pa.
Towanda, April 2. Is. n-13-tf
Dr. e.h. mason, vhysicianand
SURGEON , offers his professional services to the
people of Towanda and viciuitv. Office at his residence
on Pine street, where he can always be found when not
T7l B. PARSONS, ATTORNEY AT
Jj LAW, TROY, Bradford Co., Pa. Office over V.
\r. AH. F. Long's store. AK- 7.15 G.
Henry r. m'kean, attorney
. AT LAW , TOWANDA, l'A.; will pay prompt
attention to business entrusted to him. Collections made
on reasonable terms, with prompt remittances. octlO
TALIIANAN SMITH, lmvinjr returned to
Xli Towanda, has opened a Law Office over Mercurs
Store. Dec. 1. INo7.
Agricultural k Junction Iron Works,
Alliens, Bradford County, I'a.
WELLES, BLOOD & CO.
KIRBY'S MOWER AND REAPER
UJ E arc manufacturing the above mentioned excellent
machine for Eastern Pennsylvania and the neigh
boring Counties in New York, and invite tlie particular
attention of farmers t<> the following features of Kirby s
Mower and reaper, which we lielievc to be superior to ail
others in use, in the following particulars:—lt is the
lightest in use ; strong and durable ; simple in construc
tion : easily worked ; adapted for Dorses or oxen : re
quire much less draught than other machines ; has no
side draught though it cuts a wide swath : will work on
rough ground where no other machine can follow it: very
difficult to be clogged fn any kind of grass, be it wet or
dry ; not liable to get out of repair ; is composed princi
pally of iron : in a perfect combined machine, working
equally well whether mowing or reaping ; and is the cheap
est in priee. —Mower being only SIOO, and the combined
Machine sl2o,—making it altogether the most desirable
Mower and Reaper in market.
t(ir Farmers wanting RELIABLE Mowers and Reapers,
should by all means see our machine before making up
their minds to buy any other. Additional and interesting
information concerning the Kirby machine is contained
in our illustrated Catalogue, which also describes our
other machines and implements: among which are
EMERY'S PATENT CHANGEABLE RAIL ROAD
HORSE POWERS :
TIOGA POINT IMPROVED THRESHERS A CLEAN
ERS, THRESHERS A SEPARATORS. PORTABLE
SAW MILLS, PLOWS, CULTIVATORS AND
HORSE HOES, CIDER MILLS, DRILLS.
OUR PORTABLE DOG POWER
is a valuable machine, and much superior to the common
inclined wheel, and is adapted for dairies of from 5 to 20
Send for copies of our Catalogue and Price List for
yourself and neighbors.
WELLES, BLOOD A CO.
Athens . pa., Juno 10,
THE MOWING MACHINE
That Everybody Lilies!
\ I.LEX'S PATENT IMPROVED MOWE \ AND
MOWER AND REAPER COMBINED. Strong and
simple in construction, not liable to get out of order,
compact, light, easy of draft, so easy as to he comforablc
all day work for a light team : safe to the driver, and may
l,e worked at a slow gait by horses and oxen.
No clogging of knives ; works well on side liills. and in
any kind ol grass, heavy or light, coarse or fine, lodged
or standing, ripe or unripe, wet or dry, long or short, or
Not confined to localities where other machines work,
but will do good where others operate indifferently, or
none at all.
It is believed that no person can be found having one,
th it would exchange it for the best of other kinds, and
kh' Every machine warranted to give entire satisfac
tion. Forsaleby P. P PKCKHAM.
Columbia X Roads, Bradford County, Pa.
May 18, 1858.
MCCA B E : S
CENTRAL MEAT MARKET,
Between J. Kingsbery's Af J. PowelPs stores.
THE subscriber would respectfully tender to
bis customers and the public generally hissiu-
Jflff cere thanks for the very liberal patronage ex
tended to (aim the past season. He solicits a continuance
of the same.
He would say to the public that he intends to keep con
stantly on hand a choice selection of MEATS of all kinds,
the best the country affords, which he intends to soil for
very small profits, either by tlie side, quarter or pound.—
Please give me a call.
fid-Meats, Ac., will be delivered on short notice, when
ordered, at any place in tlie Corporation.
Towanda, Feb. 12, 1857. J. McCABE.
THE subscriber continues to carry on the
Foundry business in Towanda, and is prepared to
do all kinds of work in his line on short notice and in a
workmanlike manner. He will keep on hand or make to
order Plows, Stoves. Mill Irons, Sleigh Shoes, Wagon-
Boxes. and any article of cast iron that may be required.
Turning and fitting up work will be done on short notice
and on reasonable terms. Persons wishing to purchase
Stoves of any kind will find it much to their advantage
to buy at the Foundry, as they can lie repaired much j
cheaper. Please call and examine before purchasing else
where. Old cast iron and Grain taken in payment.—
Don't mistake the place—one door cast of Mcrcur's Block.
tt/T I would also say to those having accounts stand
ing over six months, that they must be settled without
delay, and those having notes that are due will do well to
pay up and save cost. JOHN CARMAN.
NEW TIN SHOP!
' I MIE undersigned respectfully Informs his friends and
J. the public generally, that he has opened a new
TIN WARE A SHEET IRON ESTABLISHMENT
in the Fanndry, first door below Mcrcur's Store, where
be is prepared to conduct the business in all its various
Tin Ware and House Spouting of all kinds, made to or
der, on short notice. Stoves of various styles constantly
for sale. Particular attention paid to Jobbing. Old Iron,
Copper and Brass taken in exchange for goods.
June 1, ISS. JOHN CARMAN.
ARE YOU INSURED?
Susquehanna Mutual Insurance Co.,
TOWANDA, BRADFORD COUNTY, PA.
TIIIS Company insures against loss or Jam
age by Fire. Dwelling houses. Furniture Warehou
ses, Stores and Merchandize, Ac., ou the most reasonable
H W. TRACY, ALLEN M'KEAN,
| JOHN P. LONG, GUY TRACY,
j EZRA HOLCOMB, JOB KIRBY,
I JITSTI'S LEWIS, DANIEL BAILEY,
i ISAAC MYER, W.M. KINGSLEY,
PRECEPTOR FORBES, JOSEPH POWELL.
I'- W. TRACY, President.
ALLEN M'KEAN. Vice President; J-UDSON HOL-
C> IMB,Secretary; LAPORTE, MASON & CO., Treas.
A LARGE assortment of Ladies Fancy
Baskets, Children* Willow and Empire Cabs,
Ac., at No. 2 l'attons Block.
! A ' >ril 1 WM. A. ROCKWELL.
IpLOL! It !I- LOl'll !—A first rate article
_ Western Floor, may lie had at SOLOMON'S in Mer-
I cur s Block, lower iluu cau be purchased iu this vicini
" April 1858. * M. F. SOLOMON.
JEWELRY! JEWELRY! JEWELRY ! j
A. IVT. Warner's
New Splendid Jew-dry Store, one door north
of Buttons J)rug Stare,
_ 'HAS just been opened with tlie largest and
Ifi most elioice stock of FASHIONABLE
JEWELRY ever offered to n discriminating
public. Indeed, lie can safely say that with
P&. JtM tlie opening of his new store has been in
anguratcd a new era in the Jewelry line,
inasmuch as along with the choice and elegant assortment
lie gives the most reliable assurance of an almost ineredi
Me reduction in prices : the rich and tasteful articles hav
ing been all bought with ready cash.
A. M. W., when he reflects how, for the past years,with
a far less attractive stock, he lias enjoyed so large a share
of public patronage,flatters himselt that the immense in
crease of Goods he now offers, which have been bought so
much more advantageously, will enable him to increas
tlie generous confidence which has hitherto been voucli
wfcd to him. He therefore solicits a continuance of the
favor of his old customers, and invites the public general
ly to come and sec the fashions.
" -THK WATCH REPAIRING DEPARTMENT will
continue to lie distinguished by the skill and despatch
which has heretofore enabled it to enjoy tlie enviable rep
utation of being the most reliable in town.
Towanda, September 24, 155.
TOWANDA CABINET WAREHOUSE
CHESTER WELLS would
respectfully inform his friends and the
"V lu public that he is now receiving at his old
stand one door north of I.a porto. Mason A Co.'s banking
house, a large and extensive assortment of
Sofas, Mnliofrany Chairs, of various patterns,
Rosewood and Mahogany Side and Centre Tables,
Dining, Tea an; l Pembroke Tables, Stands of every
kind, Cane. Flag and Wood seat Chairs, high
Chairs, Children's Rockers, Bedsteads,
Bureaus, Lounges, (Jilt and Rose
wood Picture Frames, Iron Hat
Stands, Corner and side do.
of walnut and mahogany ; Cradles, Cribs, Wardrolies,
Cupboards, Looking glasses, Ac.
WCOFFIXS, of every size and quality, and will at
! tend OH all occasions when required.
The public are invited to examine my assortment before
! purchasing elsewhere,as I willsell cheaperthan any other
| establishment in Northern Pennsylvania.
Towanda, August s, 15.",5.
THE OLD STAND
STILL IN OPERATION!
; I, THE subscriber would announce
to the pill lie that he lias now on
r * r ' ' I "d, and will make to order all
' kind " "• CABINET FURNITURE,
lISI such as Sofas, Divans,Lounges,Oen
||Pi; tie, Card. Dining ami Breakfast Ta-
La -fefilTiT Mahogany, Walnut, Maple and
!?' | j] l Cherry Bureaus, Stands of various
J! U- \ kinds, Chairs and Bedsteads of every
description, which are, and will be made of the best ma- :
tcrial and workmanlike manner, and which thev will sell ;
for cash cheaper than can be bought iu any other Ware- |
! room in the country.
READY-MADE COFFINS, on hand on the most rca- i
sonable terms. A good HEARSE will lie furnished oil |
Funeral occasions. JAMES MACKINSON.
Towanda, January 1. 1857.
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, 6LC.
I Vest side of the Public Square, opposite tlie
BAILEY k NEVIXS an' just rcceivinrr a
large addition to their stock of Provisions, Groceries,
Yankee Notions. T"vs, Fruit. Confectionary, Ac., which
will be sold wholesale of retail fur cash, or in exhange for j
most kinds of country produce, at prices that cannot fail :
to suit purchasers. Consumers or country dealers would
do well to call and examine our stock and prices.
Black and Green Tea, Rio and Java Coffee, Chocolate. !
Cocoa, Sugar, Molasses. Syrup. Ginger. Pepper, Spire, !
Cloves, nutmegs. Mace cinanion. Ground Mustard. Pepper
Sauce. S<la. Saleratus, Cream Tartar. Sperm and Tallow
Candles, Bar Soap, Yinegar, Starch, Ac.
Flour. Buckwheat Flour. Rye Flour. Corn Meal, Feed,
Pork, Hams A Shoulders, Ma, kerel, Codfish. Shad, Lake 1
I Trout, Picketed and Smoked Herring, Cheese, Rice, Beans, !
! Onions,' Potatoes, Butter, laird. Crackers, Ac. Ac.
Prunes, Citron, Figs, Eng. Currants, Raisins, I>*m
ons and Oranges, (Jrcen andDricd Apples, and Peaches,
Almonds, Pecan nuts, l'razil nuts, Grenoble and Madeira
Walnuts, Filberts, Peanuts, Chestnuts. Hickory nuts, Ac.
GKKMAN. FRENCH and AMERICAN TOYS, FANCY GOODS,
Ac.—Boys' Sleighs. Till Wagons, China, Pewter A Wood
Tea Setts. Dolls. Trumpets, Toy Guns, Accordiatis, Har
monicas, Glass, Paper and Wood Inlaid Work Boxes and ;
Toilet Cases, Toy linreans, Secretaries, Ac, Pearl, Ivery, !
Papier Mache and Leather Port Monaies Wallets, Purses,
, Ivory, Horn and Wood Pocket and Toilet Combs, Tobac- ;
co and Snuff Boxes, Cigar Cases, Tooth, Hair and Cloth
Brushes, Fancy Mirrors, Perfumery, Hair Oil, Ac.
Foots CAP, Letter. Commercial Note and Bath Post
Paper, Envelopes. Wafers. Sealing Wax, Ink. Inkstands, i
Wafer Cups, Sand Boxes, Penholders, Pens, Wafer scales,
TABLE AND DAIRY SALT, Salina and Rock Salt, and
Cayuga Ground Plaster. BAILEY A NEVIXS.
Towanda, November 20,1855.
nLOCK k WATCH REPAIRER.—The
Y ' undersigned i< constantly receiving from New-York
by Express, new additions to his Stock of Watches, Clocks,
Jewelry. Silver ware, and Fancy Goods, comprising in
part—Gold and Silver Lever, L'Epinc and Plain Watches,
witli a full and complete assortment of Fine Gold Jewelry,
such as Gold chains, Lockets. Bracelets, Gold Pens, Keys,
Breast-Pins, Ear Rings, Finger-Rings, etc. etc. Also, a
j large variety of Silver ware.such as Table and Tea Spoons,
Cream spoons. Butter knives. Salt spoons. Spectacles, to
gcther with an extensive assortment of Plated Ware—All
of which will lie sold very low for CASH.
CLOCKS.—A large assortment Clocks just received, of
all descriptions, ranging iu prices from 75 cents to Fifty
TTW. Watches repaired on short notice, and WARRANTED
\ to run well. Also, all kinds Clocks repaired.
\\ . A. C. would beg leave to say, that lie is prepared to
execute the most difficult Jobs, such as can be done at no
other Shop short of New-York city.
W. A. CHAM BERLIN.
Towanda, February 1, 1857.
Patronize a Heme Enterprize !
A Book-Bindery in Towanda!
\ 17E would respectfully announce to our friends and
V V the public generally, that we have connected with
our Printing Office and Hook A Stationery Store, a Plain
and Fancy BOOK-BINDEUY, ami earnestly solicit the
patronage of all who desire anything in the iine.
Having secured the services of one of the liest binders
in the ( niteil States, we flatter ourselves that we can give
universal satisfaction both in workmanship and price.—
rherefore we present to the public the strongest assuran
ces that we are prepared to bind in a workmanlike man
ner, all kinds of BOOKS, among which we ntav name
Bibles. Histories. Music, Magazines. Pamphlets, Periodi
cals, Law and School Books, to order or pattern in
French, Italian, German and English sh/le ; in
I elrtt, Silk, (.'loth, Leather and Paper.
upon the most reasonable rates, for CASH, or ready pav
niftlive lisa trial.
Particular attention given to re-binding Books. All
work warranted to be properly executed.
istrPlaiu and Fancy Paper Boxes made to order.
Jan 1, INoN. E. A. BAUSONS.
BOOKS &. STATIONERY!
tcis" Flie attention of the public is requested to the very
general and excellent assortment always on hand at the
Argus Book and Stationery Store, first building north of
the Ward House. Call and examine our stock.
I) ARCLAY COAL.—THE BARCLAY
±J BALL ROAD AND COAL COMPANY have now
on hand, and will keep constantly for sale at TOWANDA
a large supply of their coal, at
$2 50 per ton for Blacksmith Coal, and
s•> 00 per ton for Baled Coal.
Apply for coal at Towanda to O. D. BARTLETT. Coal
will also be sold at the MINES at
$2 00 per ton for Blacksmith Coal, and
$2 50;er ton for Raked Coal.
A liberal discount will be made on sales by the boat load.
Oct. 7, ls-,7. J. MACPARLANB, Uen'l Sup t.
I EXTRACTS for flavoring, fur sale cheap
T ADIES DRESS GOODS.—Just recti v-
U ing the present week, a large assortment of Ladies'
Dress (binds. Shawls, Fringes, Lawns. Robes Challis
Prints, Ginghams, Ac., IV., which we offer very low .or
June s. is.-,s. HUMPHREY A WTCKHAM.
Attention! Dentists! Teeth !
JUST received, an assortment ofisuperior MINERAL
rLKI H—warranted to stand fire, riveting, mastica
tion, Ac. Tliev are good imitations of Nature and pre
sent every variety of form, size, color and arrangement,
from a single tooth to an entire set. with or without ar
tificial gums, with desirable large sized and extra long
platina plus. For safe by
Towanda. June 1">. I\)x, DR. If. PORTER.
DR. PORTER'S OFFKE & DRUG STORE
SOUTH END OF THE WARD HOUSE
Fronting the Public S>Quare.
T TIE snlmcribcr, thankful for the liberal patronage of the past year, intends to keep constantly on hand i'.-_
sortment of the very best articles us- ally kept in our line, which HK WILL dispose of on such terms AS WJ>.
isfactory to nil who may patronize him. The purchase* are made entirely with cash in hand, and for the CiH
customers will receive the benefit of a good article at a low price. All articles shall answer our
and are warranted as represented.
IIP- Medical Advice gratuitously given at the Office, charging only for the leditiics.
The stock consists of a complete and select assortment of
DRUGS, MEDICINES, AND GROCERIES,
l'urc u\V &Li nor rs, for Medicinal use, London Porter Scotch Ale.
ALL 7HE MOST POPULAR PATENT MEDKIXES;
The most approved Trusses and Abdominal Supporters, Nursing Bottles, R lp .
pie Shells, Breast Pumps, Teeth Rings, Syringes, Catheters, die.
American, English $ Chinese Razors Knita,
FRESH CAMPHENE & BURNING FLUID-NEW & BEAUTIFUL PATTERNS OF LAW!
Superior TOBACCO 6L SNUFF !—-Choice brands of Pure Eavanna, PricciM
and Yara CIGARS ! '
Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Window Glass, Brushes, Perfumery.Shav in? Soap,
Fancy Articles, S.c. 4tc.
Hair Dves, Hair Restorer, Fancy Soaps, Shaving Cream, Tooth Powder, Extracts for ti
Handkerchief, Italian Whisks, Port monnais, Purses, Bay, Colonge, Rose and
Lavender Waters, Tohacco and Snnff Boxes, Indellihle Ink, &c.
Black and Green Teas; Rio and Java Coffee; Molasses, Syrups, Sugars, Spices, ke t-
Salmon, Mackerel, Sardines, &c.
REMEMBER THE ETORE—SOUTH END OF THE AVAR!) BOUSE!
Towanda. February 1,1R55. H. C. PORTER. 11. D.
NEW ARRANGEMENT. jjt
The Mammoth Hardware Store
CHATFIELD it STORRS.
®waa® x TTo
Is now receiving a large and well selected asfortment of
Foreign Sf Domestic Hardware
HOUSE TRIMMINGS, of every description,
Carpenters, Cabinet makers, Blacksmiths and Shoe makers'
In faci almost everything that the industry of the country requires. In B
addition we arc constantly receiving and "keep on hand a full stock of cm*
Swedes and American Iran, Horse shoe Iron, Akail rods, Ac.
Warranted of the br-t quality, and sold as cbf ap a- can be purchased of anr establishment wet of XcwY Li'
Parker mill Nails, Pipe, Glaus, Sash. Putty, White Lead. Linseed Oil, which is warranted perfectly; re.
Saddlery Hardware, and Carriage Maker's Gocds.
COAL AM) WOOD COOK AND PARLOR STOVES.
Parlor and Cook Wood and Coal Stoves, Regulators and Sheet Iron Stoves, Stove Pi ne kr Vow re er -n
supply of the celebrated Cook stove GOVERNOR, which is pronounced by all judges as the Lest cook Stores
market. It is especially adapted to the Farmer s use.
As we have the largest and most complete Hardware Store on the New York and Erie Railroad and we iatria
purchase goods in the bet markets, and by keeping a full assortment, selling as cheap as =j-Ie w. ' u-t - i
[ the patronage ot tliose doing business in this market. S f OKl's v I'll Air L
Owego, N. Y. Oct. '2l, 15,",6.
& NIT W AKEA SG E MEN T
|Lj PAT TON I' I r.YE,
|j? JUST OPENED,
ON THE CCRNER OF DRIDGE AND MAIN STREETS,
™ No. 4, Pattons' ' lock, Towauda, Pa.
THE subscril>ers would respectfully inform their friendsjand the public Hint thev linv 'formed a
the n.ng business, mid arc now receiving at No. 4. in Patton s New Brick lilo.-k from the'
J phia and New York, a large and well selected stock of American, French and English
CHEMICALS, DRUGS, MEDICINES, GROG:RE
PAINTS, OILS, WINDOW GLASS, DYE STUFFS,
:ii ILA3BCB3B C£>l>
DRESSING COMBS, PERFUMERY, FANCY SOAPS, PORT MONNAES. &c~
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, and a variety of the most approved Truss®
Abdominal Supporters, dtc., always on hand.
London Purler and Scotch Ale, and Pure Liquors, for Medicinal purposes
ALL THE MOST POPULAR PATENT MEDICINES.
Brushes for Hie Hal, Hair, Teeth, Sails Boots Painting Varnishing, IVhitwasMg #
| The Lovers of GOOD CIGA RS and TOBACCO, trill find a large variety of ebmtt**
na, Yarn and Principe Cigars, and the finest brands of Tobacco and Snuff.
faniphene—Particular Attention paid to the Manufacture of B('R\l\G FIJ'IP.
j And a fine assortment of CAMPS, of all sizes and descriptions. Bird Canes. Cups. Nests ami Sai
| All of which is offered for sale at greatly reduced rates. Our stock being large and mostly punliised fr"*' 1
| Importer and Manufacturer at the lowest nates, and with fash, enables us to self at reduced orb - that m '
, Msfactory to all. U e invite the attention of the public to an especial examination of our stock of good.- aiiJ,: *
Our Motto is—" THE CASH SYSTEM—QU ICK SALES—SMALL PROFITS."
Our Goods are selected with the ntmostVare and warranted to be what they are represented if inv
' "-M UOt °| ,ly wlUm ? IMU bluest our customers to return them, and the money shall be if
Mb. lA\ NE will give his special attention to the preparation of PREHCRIPTJOVS which will be. :
•x ecu rat el yon the nhortcst notice. r p.rniV.
! Towanda. JuneSr,. ISA,, El W A HO%.IMYS&
WAVE R L Y
FII. BALDWIN, having purchased tlie
• Marble Factory of this village, under the superin
tendence of H. Hanford, the subserilier is happy to an
nounce that the Marble business in W'arcrly w ill" now be
conducted by him. He is constantly receiving ITALIAN
AND 141 fI.AND M A KBLE, tin- Monuments. Head-stones,
Tomb Tabels, and Stand Tops, Paint Stones, Midlers, Ac.
Having secured the services of O. H. I'owmts, who is well
known to be the most perfect Artist in the State, he otters
unparalleled inducements to persons wishing to secure
any of the above articles, in cheapness, style and Artisti
Waverfy, X. Y., Feb. 11,15.17.
Arrangements for 1858 !
AT M. E. SOLOMON'S CLOTHING STORE.
ME. SOLOMON has just received the most extern
• sive and elegant assortment of
Spring and Summer Clothing
ever offered in this market, which was bought for CASH
and will be sold at prices which cannot be equalled else
Persons desirea* of purchasing any article of Clothing
are requested t give him a call, ;rs Ire pledges himself
that no person anxious to buy shall go away without be
*®- A good assortment of Gentlemen's FURNISHING
GOODS w ill He kept on hand.
Towuiids, April 9s, mi.
UA l* AND (TAPS, —a mortnMl.
W.M. A. ROCKWELL.
FELTOX would resfwrffnllf ioform
Hall ft Rnsscff s, south side of tiie public square. t *
i-h those wanting I'URR LIQUORS. with almost <"
thing in that line. He has lately made large ad' l ~
his stock, purchasing of the liest importers, a" Jm
original package. He has on hand, and for sale :
quantity from a quart upwards
Brandy —Kignette, Cogniae.old Hetinessy. aad
(rirt. —Swan. American, and Schcidam - ■iiuapp"-
I I'ltisket/. —Scotch .Old Rye. Monongahcl.i and
II inc.—Currant, Port.and Brown Sherry. . ,
Fresh ('amphene and Burning Fluid kept constat-.'
hard. Also 80 percent. Alcohol.
(.'to ARS of the best brands. Jugs of all sizes: <i c
flasks, and a large quantity of empty barrels.
Bingham ton Ale by the'gallon or barrel.
| Those favoring me with their patronage tnar hert
that ail articles will be what thev arc .. j
N. B. The person who borrowed my " Wantage KW
\ requested to return it.
HOUSE FURNISHING goop?;^
hie and single fold worsted and linen ami ' t .
! damasks, moreens, cotton damn-ks.blend.ed aim"J - „
j ed table linens, Marsailes quilts, toilet covers. M
riety of other goods in tiiis line, just received h-yi!,
April 6,1837. J.PO">-
\ NEW ASSORTMENT of '
V Ribbons and (Doves, expressly fur the
i Belt Ribbons : also * new stock of I.'' rs •"■"
I dories, set of Unfar- , ivi -i Heeve* Ac.. A' at L
Sept. 15,15507. W.