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PEAOHTREES INOOLD CLIMATES.
Some months ago a western nurseryman,
who had a plan for protecting peach trees
during severe winters, consulted us with
reference to patenting his process. Con
sidering that patenting a mere process or
way of doing a thing in horticulture was, j
to say the least, inexpedient, he was ad-,
vised to give his simple discovery to the i
general fund of knowledge. He had all his
lite profited by the accumulated experience j
of thousands of others, and we considered ;
it only right that he should make this small
return. The gentleman would not consent 1
to make his discovery public, hut wished
us to advertise that he would communicate
his secret for a compensation. This propo- j
sition was declined for the reason that, i
while the secret might be worth the sum j
asked, most persons, when they found out
how simple the thing was, would consider
that they had been " sold " and would blame |
us accordingly. The process in question
having been described to us under circnm- j
stances implying confidence, it was not giv- j
en publicity and the matter dropped. In a
recent number of the Country Gentleman |
another person, "V. \V. 5.," has hit upon
almost precisely the same expedient as the
one alluded to, and as every liberal horti
ticulturist should, he communicates his ex- j
perience for the benefit of the public. The I
method is simply to lay down the trees and j
keep the tops covered with snow. It is
done as follows : dig a trench on one side 1
of the tree, about a foot from the trunk, and
sufficiently deep to uncover the roots. The
lateral roots on this side are to be cut off:
at 12 or 15 inches from the tree, and those
roots which run downward are to be sev
ered by thrusting a sharp spade directly
under the tree. The tree may now be bent
over and the branches brought close to the
ground. The roots upon one side being
severed, and the remaining ones undistur
bed. this can be accomplished without diffi
culty. It is important to save all the roots
possible and yet allow the tree to he bent
down, and only those should be severed
which interfere with this object. The up
turned roots have sufficient earth placed
over them to protect them from frost, and
the tops are lightly covered with refuse
vines from the garden or similar litter.—
When snow falls, it is heaped up over the
top of the tree so that it will be covered to
the depth of six inches or a foot, and the
covering kept on all winter. In spring
when the buds are about to start, the tree
is brought up to its natural position and se
cured by pressing the earth firmly around
the roots. The work of lying down is done
before the ground freezes, and the first
snow is put over the top, taking care to
keep the covering repaired from time to
time. It is advised that the tree be pruned
in something of a fan shape, ir. order to
bring the mass of branches as near the
ground as possible. The writer above al
luded to, states that he has followed this i
method with five trees, for two years, with
the most satisfactory results. The plan
seems well worthy of a trial in these local
ities where the limbs of peach trees are li
able to be winter-killed. The experiments
should la* made with young trees. The in
cidental root pruning will promote fruitful
ness - A meet'an Agriculturalist.
" THE DESTRUCTION OF THE POOR IS
How true this is in agricultural. Many
farmers have not capital enough to con
struct even sheds for their cattle and sheep,
and the result is that they lose nearly half
the benefit of the food. I bey are to poor to
be economical. How few farmers have
properly arranged buildings, and the}' have
to do all their work at arms' length. I was
reading an article the other day from a cor
respondent of the Irish Farmers' Gazette,
complaining of the action of the banks in
not loaning money to farmers for a longer
period than three He tlioug lit that
as farmers were the mainstay of the coun
try. and that as anything which injured
them injured all other classes, this want of
discrimination on the part of the banks was
one reason why Ireland did not keep pace
with England and Scotland in agricultural
and national prosperity. Be this as it may,
there can be uu doubt that the want of cap
ital is a serious impediment to agricultural
Iligh as every thing is, there can be lit
tle doubt that it will still pay to spend
more money in farming. 1 would not spend
it in building if it could be avoided, but in
working the land more thoroughly and in
draining and manuring. It seems to rue
that the capital of the country is being
rapidly withdrawn from. agricultural and
other productive operations. The guld-in
terest-bearing Government bonds, with the
present premium ou gold, pay 14 per cent.,
and besides are tax free. No ordinary busi
ness can pay such a rate of interest, to
say nothing of the heavy taxes. It is no
wonder, therefore, that capital is leaving
the farm and the workshop, and that those
who take a comprehensive view of the
matter are becoming alarmed. One thing
seems certain : those farmers who have
capital to spare, or who can command it,
would do well to expend it in judicious im
provements on their farms rather than to en
gage in outside speculations.
There is a wide-spread conviction that
" farming does not pay." Hitherto il has
not been a very lucrative business, though
the returns have been sure. If I mistake
not, good farming will for a few years to
come he more profitable than ever before.—
The, very fact that so much capital is being
diverted from agriculture, wi'l insure bet
ter returns to those who have sufficient con
fidence to invest their money in improving
I TOLO one of my men to give the chick
ens some boiled potatoes, mashed up with
a little corn meal, and to feed it to them
warm. He assured me that warm food
would kill them.' On speaking to some
others on the subject, I found that it was a
common opinion that warm food would in
jure fowls in winter. It seems hardly pos
sible that there can be the least foundation
for such a notion—other than this, that if
you give them the food too hot they have
not sense enough to wait till it gets cool,
but will scald their mouths with it. Bemct
" Potatoes are, according to our experi
ence, a cheap, wholesome and nutritious
food for fowls. If fed alone, without grain,
they are very apt to make them scour. And
we have found it indispensible, not only to
feed them in a boiled state, but hot : not
too hot, however, as they are so stupid as
to burn their mouths if permitted. It is
likewise necessary to break the potatoes a
little, for they will not unfrequently leaver
potato when thrown down unbroken ; tak
ing it, 1 presume, for a stone, since the mo
ment the skin is broken, and the white of
the interior is brought into view, they will
pounce upon it greedily.
" Fowls are not fond of raw potatoes,
beets, carrots or parsnips, though they will
sometimes eat them when cut into very
small pieces. Boiled vegetables, mashed
up with bran or meal, are excellent food for
poultry, and answer well for their evening
meal when grain has been given them in the
M. Reaumur made some experiments to
ascertain whether it was better to cook
grain for fowls or to feed it dry. lie found
that as a general rule fowls prefer boiled
grain te raw, though sometimes they eat
the dry grain in preference. The better
way is to give them cooked food and a lit
tle dry grain in addition. He found more
advantage in cooking Indian corn than any
The editor of the Farmers' Journal men
tions an experiment which is directly to the
point. He says :
" We had a lot which were supplied with
grain, water and gravel, in the cold season.
They did not lay till the latter part of Feb
ruary— they were old hens. The next win
ter, iu addition to grain, we gave"them
warm food of potatoes, meal, Ac., a fresh j
lot of gravel every week, and pounded
bones and oyster shells, and care was taken
to keep the lien-house clean. In January,
the second winter, the same hens laid abun
dantly. The eggs were worth three times
as much as the food consumed.''
Keep hens warm and clean, with plenty
of ford and an occasional scrap of meat,
fish, Ac., and they will furnish all the eggs
yen want in winter. One common error is
keeping the hens in a dark poultry house.
They must have light or they will not lay.
ARE SURFACE ROOTS OF ANY USE ?
A correspondent complaning that when he
digs up his garden he finds the soil full of
the roots ol his pear trees, and, as they are
very much in the way, he is obliged to cut
thorn off, and he asks "If these surface
roots are of any use?" The inquirer is,
doubtless like many others, under the im
pression ihat the deeper the roots go, the
better the tree will flourish. In a garden
where the ground is spaded over each year,
or in an orchard that is annually cropped,
these surface roots have but little chance,
and roots must be formed below the reach
of injury in order that the tree may live at
all. The feeding roots will grow where
there is the greatest supply of nourishment,
and in a soil annually manured to no very
great depth, they will have a tendency to
seek the richest portion, and the soil near
the surface will lie filled with fibrous roots.
Surface manuring, now practiced by good
cultivators, lias the effect to cause the roots
to grow near the surface. When this is
done, coarse manure should be used, and
the litter left on the ground during the sum
mer, or a heavy mulch of some other ma
terial must be supplied, otherwise, the roots
being so near the surface, will suffer from
drouth. Surface manuring and mulching
must go together. To come back to our
correspondent's case. He can not success
fully grow fruit trees and other plants in
the same soil, and it is much better to give
up either his fruit or his vegetables than to
have an indifferent crop of the two together.
, We have frequently advised having the
kitchen and fruit garden distinct, when
there is sufficient land to allow it. W here
fruit trees must be grown in the general
garden or not at all, then they should be
only dwarf trees, which must be kept dwarf
by proper pinching ; as the root growth
bears a direct relation to that of the bran
ches, we have it in our power t• control it
. in a good measure.
HOW, TO KILL CANADA THISTLES.
Heavy seeding and early mowing are the
■ only remedies for this pest. To cultivate
the ground except by thorough fallowing,
is a sure means of encouraging their growth
and spreading. And even the most perfect
and expensive fallowing is liable to fail of
its object if by chance a single stalk is al
lowed to seed in the neighborhood; because
the seeds are scattered by the wind with
great facility, and the better the tilth the
more readily the seed germinates. By or
dinary cultivation the roots are broken and
distributed, and the seed is matured usually
i before the crop is ripe enough to harvest
j Under such circumstances the spread is
very rapid. And even in pastures they
multiply rapidly, especially in loose soils.
I To rid laud of thistles, seed it thickly with
'grass. A good strong growth of grass,
besides reducing the amount of thistles at
once, decreases its vitality, and thus re
tards the maturity until a later period than
that at which the grass is ripe enough for
haying. If, then, the crop is cut in season,
■ the slender stumps of the thistles are ex
posed to the damaging effects of the wea
ther, and no fears need be entertained of
spreading by either root or seeding. If the
cutting is delayed, there is little danger
from seeding, as it is rare to find seeds hav
ing vitality when grown among grass.—
Time and patient determination are neces
sary to final success. llow long a time
will lie required in every ease to complete
their destruction, I will not undertake to
say ; but I Jiavc never known an instance
when enough thistles were found at the
second cutting to injure the market value
of the bay, or to materially lesson its
amount. As a rule, 1 think the third mow
ing will prove effectual, except against
what may yet spring from seed remaining
j in the soil.
MANAGEMENT OF RESTIVE HORSES.
A correspondent writes : " 1 have a val
uable mare, of very high spirits. East fall
she began to be restive about starting, so
much so that it was dangerous to drive
"her single. She was impatient to start,
and if held in would rear and pitch about,
sometimes throwing herself down. Find
ing' the matter becoming serious, I under
took to cure her, and succeeded perfectly.
The modus ojieroudi is this : Let the driver
have the entire charge of her, and take
pains, by gentle useage and kindness, to be
on good terms with her. When she is to
be driven, let him harness her himself, talk
ing to and patting her during the process.
When all is ready, go to her head and stand,
without holding her, if possible, till every
thing is in the buggy but yourself. Now,
holding the lines, step hack a pace or two.
She will probably start ; if she does, pull
her up without a jerk, speaking kindly to
her as soon as she is still. It she backs up
or rears, hold her by the head, hut don't
strike her. Repeat the process till she is
mad enough to stand still, and take that
time to get in. Now if you order her to
| start, she will probably make more trouble:
wait, therefore, till she is ready—you can
tell by watching her ears—-then give her
the word and let her go. By pursuing this
plan a few weeks a radical cure may be ef
fected ; this, at least, is my experience.—
One very important is, never on any ac
count use any severity with a horse of that
disposition ; it can nevei do any good, and
is almost sure to do hurt. It should be re
membered that while it is never neeessarv
to give up to a horse, it is very often ad
visable to humor tliein." -Exchange.
To Kkit Bros from Vines. —Take the fea
; thers from a lien's wing, dip them in spirits
of turpentine, and stick one or two in a
hill. After every shower it will be neces
| sary to dip tlieni.
W HY is the first chicken like a foremast?
1 Because it is just before the main hatch.
SOLOMON'S CLOTHING STORE!
| M. E. Solomon respectfully informs his old euatoiners I
I and the public that he has takf-D in partnersnip his son
; Alexander, under the firm of SOLOMON & SON, and
| that they will continue business at the old stand, on
i Main Street No. 2 Patents Block. They will keep eon
! stantly on hand a full assortment of Clothing
PO R ME N A N 1) BO V ' S WE A II!
CHEAP AND FASHIONABLE
Also, constantly on hand a lull line <>(
GENTS FURNISHING HOODS !
Consisting ot SHIRTS, COLLARS,
NECK TIES. CLOVES. SI'sPENDEBS, HDK'FS,
And a large assortment <>t ARMY SHIRTS,
Which they otter to sell at prices CHEA PER than
ANY OTHER ESTABLISHMENT IN TOWN.
REMEMBER THE PLACE, AT
SOLOMON A SON'S.
Jan. I, 1865-
3" M. E. Solomon requests those indebted to him to
call and settle. He is desirous of closing all accouuts
by the Ist day ol March next, as alter that time, all un
settled matters will be placed in the hands ot an officer
/CHEAPNESS, STYLE AND BEAUTY.
SOW IS YQKK TIME TO
YOUR CLOTHING CHEAY \T YOUR OWN PRICES.
PROCLAIM IT TO THE PEOPLE,
Just received—a large stock of Fall and Winter Cloth
ing at J. CORN'S Elmira Branch Clothing Store. He
Says coolly, boldly and deliberately, that lie tak- stie
foremost of the Clothing Merchants ot Towanda.
Eigtheen hundred and sixty-one has come, and the
light and beauty of Spring shines upon us, with all its !
radiant splendor. I snail continue to sell Clothing, for j
Cash, cheaper than any other man. as my goods are all ;
bought cheap for cash, and they will he sold cheap (or |
My good? are all manufactured in Elmira, therefore I I
can warrant them well made. Enough for me to say i
have everything in the line ol
CLOTHING. GENTS FURNISHING GOODS, HATS, j
CAPS, AO'., AC.
That is kept in any other Store in town.
This is a free country ; therefore it is free for all to do j
their trading where they can do the best, regardless of j
the cross and sonr looks of old fogy merchants. I invite I
you to come and see me—country as well as the city are !
invited—every person, rich or poor, high or low, bond or j
rce are invited to call.
At JOHN SHLAM'R Clothing Store, next door to H.S |
Mercur's Dry Goods Store, Main street. Towanda, Pa.
N. B—We wish to be understood, that we are not to be
undersold by any man, or combination ol men.
No charge lor showing our Goods.
Towanda, March 12,1862. J. CORN.
FALL AND WINTER GOODS !
K. ir. FDD I*.
Has a large stock of fresh WINTER GOODS, and
would only say to those in want of Good, well-made
Clothing, which he will sell to the public at a lair price,
and gurantee every article as represented, leaving the
customers to choose between good goods at a fair price
and poor goods at a high price—believing in the doc
trine that " one man's money is as go d as anothers."
We sell to all alike. His stock,as usual, consists in
GOOD WELL MADE CLOTHING,
HATS & CAPS, SHIRTS,COLLARS, UNDER SHIRTS
DRAWERS, SUSPENDERS. GLOVES HO
SIERY. NECK TIES. TRAVEL
ING BAGS. FUR CAPS
k COLLARS. SILK
' and the best assortment of line SOFT HATS in tow .
1 We ask an inspection of our Goods, believing we c. n
satisfy all as to quality and price.
Towanda, Dec. I, 1864, H. W. EDDY
IJARDWAKE. CODDING A RUSSELL
LARGE AND WELL SELECTED STOCK OF GOODS.
To which additions are daily beiug made, which they
otter cheap for Cash. A large assortment of
Among the many desirable and beautiful patterns is the
This beautiful stove is unsurpassed for economy in
fuel; is a perfect baker; is the best COOK STOVE in
the market. Among their heating Stoves may be found
a great variety suitable for every place where stoves are ,
.STOVE PIPE AND SHEET IRON WORK.
Always on hand and made to order.
TINW A R K .
A large stock manufactured from the very best materials '
and by experienced workmen. A very ful assortment ol ,
IRON, NIALS AND STEEL,
At New York prices.
HOUSE AND CARRIAGE TRIMMINGS,
TOOLS F.OR THE FARMER,
Tools lor the House Joiner and Carpenter—Tools for j
Blacksmiths-—Tools for everybody.
WINDOW SASH AND GLASS. PAINTS, OILS AND j
VARNISHES, MACHINE OIL AND BENZOLE,
KDROSENE OIL, LAMPS. WICKS AND CHIMNEYS
BELTING, TABLE AND I'OCKET Ct'TLEKV,
BRITTAXNIA AND PLATED WARE,
Pumps, Lead J'ipe, ( hain Pumps, Water
Pipes, Grindstones and fir lures,
KEROSENE I. A N T E UN'S,
JOB WORK done with dispatch. Lamps repaired.
Fluid Lamps and I-anterns altered and fitted to burn Ke
Grain, Old Iron. Casting and Wrought Scraps, Copper.
Brass, Brittannia, Beeswax, Feathers and Rags taken in
exchange for goods.
Highest price in cash paid for Sheep Pelts and Furs.
- OUR GOODS have been purchased on the pay
down system and will be sold for READY PAY.
c?" N bcssell lNC ' [ CODDING k RUSSELL.
Towanda. March 10, 1863.
/AOWLKS A COS NEW BOOK STORE.
NEWS ROOM AND EXPRESS OFFICE,
are all in the Post Office building, on Main street, direi
ly opposite the Court House. They have the large:,
and most elegant assortment of
BOOKS, STATIONERY, MAGAZINES,PERIODICALS
SINGING BOOKS, SHEET MUSIC, LITHO
GRAPHS, PHOTOGRAPHS, PHOTO
GRAPH ALBUMS, DIARIES.
FOR 1864, AC., AC.,
to be found anywhere in the country. They are con
stantly receiving, Irora New York and Philadelphia,i!
the late and most popular publications of the day.diret
from the press, such as Harper's Monthly, Eclecti
Magazine. Rebellion Record, Godey's Lady's Book, Pe
terson's Magazine. Scientific American, Gfeason's Liter
ary Companion. Dime Novels, Song Books, Comic Al
manacs, and News Papers: also the Daily Tribune,
Times, Herald, Journal of Commerce, Sun. Ledger, Mer
-1 eurv, Clipper, Boston Pilot, Ac.. Ac.
On their counter may lie found the following late and
highly popular works just issued from the Press, Gen.
BUTLER in New Orleans ; Beyond the lines, or a Van- j
kee prisoner loose in Dixie ; Founuings from the Atlan- j
tic, by Oliver Wendal Holmes: Triumphs of the Bible, ;
by Tuliedgc : Roundabout Pasers by Thackery ; The '
Amber Gods, by Preseott; Shoulder Straps, by Morford i
Freedom and War, by Henry Ward Beeeher ; The Rea J
son Why ; Leaflet? ot Masonic Biography : Our Homer,
by Hawthorn ; Three years in Japan ; Stories of th
Old and New Testament : Social Condition ot the Enji
lisli People ; The Sioux War and Massacres of 1862 ami
1863 ; Letters to the Jones, by Titcomb ; Alice ol Mo:
mouth; Lessons in Lile, by Titcomb ; Recreations of
Country Parson ; My Southern Friends, by Kir'r. I
Among the Pines, by Kirk ; Journal ol residence on
Georgia Plantation : Canoe and the Saddle by Winthro >
In the Show Ca?e may he found the finest assortme* i
ever brought to this market; Beads, for the Ladies, ol
all sizes and colors: Port Muddies. Pocket Diaries for j
1861 ; Bank Note Reporter's and Description Lists, de- i
scribing all the counterfeits and broken hank notes now j
afloat in the country,—every man should have one.—
They also have the largest stock of School Books ever '■
brought to this market, which they offer at a very low
figure for cash.
Our Express runs to Waverly every morning (Sundays ;
excepted) and returns every evening, carrying Expres
Goods. The hour for starting from Towanda is 64 ; i
the morning, and returning leaves Waverly at 5 o'elo j
p.m., on the arrival of the Express from New York. I
Any Books or other matter published can be ordere i
through us promptly.
We pay special attention in sending and receiving I
Soldier s packages to and from the army.
A. F. C'.iWLKS A CO.
Towanda, Dec. 3, 186 S.
W ARD HOUSE. TOWANDA. PA. i
I tireetlg opposite the Court House
G E N E R A L ST A G E 0 F F ICE,
Waverly .Tunkhannock, Canton, Troy .Montrose, and other
, lines of stages. Also general and particular attention
paid to forwarding and delivering
; Placed in onr charge. We remain, as ever,
POWELL A SMITH, i
grogs * jUeMcfnrs.
IDARSTOW'S DRUG ST OR E.
! Thr subscriber having purchased the Drug Store No. 4.
I'atton's Block. Towanda. Pa., lormerly occupied by lb.
T, F. MADILL, is now daily adding to his stock ol goods,
and will hereafter give it his personal attention.
FRKSH. PUKE AND RELIABLE DRUGE. MEDICINES
AND t'HKMK Al.s,
Purchased from the most reliable and respectable im
porters and manufacturers always on hand and for sale
on the most reasonable terms. A large stock of
FRESH DRUGS AND MKDK'INKS
Has just lieen received, and I am now prepared to sup
WANTS OF THE PUBLIC Willi ALL ARTICLE!* |
ISKI.ONOINO TO THE TKAIIK.
PURE WINES AND LIQUORS, FOR MEDICAL USE
ONLY. A FL 1,1. ASSORTMENT OF CONCENTRATE!*
BOTANIC, ELECTIC AND HOM'KPATHIC MED I- j
ALL 'i HE POPULAR PATENT MEDICINES.
FAINTS, OIL, VARNISH,
PAINT AMI VARNISH BRUSHES.
DVE-fcTL'FFa AND UI.A-.S.
FANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES OK EVERY KIND.
TILUKX'S ALCOHOLIC ANI) FI.I'ID EXTRACTS,
A /. A' A I. OI It AA it R/: S I Vitl It S .
All the Best Trusses,
A BD O M 1 N A I, S U P P O It T K R S,"
BREAST PUMPS, NIPPLE SHELLS. AND SHIELDS.
Nursing Bottles, Syringes and Catheters.
| A I.AROE ASSORTMENT OF RAZORS STROPS. POCKET KNI\ KS, !
J SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS OF I.ATE STYLE |
AND REST QFAL*ITV.
i A large supply Brushes for the Hat and Hair. Also for |
' the Teeth and Nails, Tooth Powders and Pastes,
Oils, Perfumery, Soaps. Combs. Hair Dye, In
vigorators.&e., Kerosene. Kerosene Lamps,
Shades, Chimneys, Wicks, Ac , all of
the latest styles. Choice Cigars,
TOBACCO AND SNUFF.
tar Physicians supplied at teas *nable rates. Medi- 1
j cines and Prescript tons carefully and accurately com- !
| pounded and prepared by competent persons at all hours ;
i of the day and night. Sunday hours from 9 to 10 o'- j
clock in the forenoon, 1 to 2 in Die afternoon.
1). H. BARSTOW.
Towanda, Dec .1. Ist: t.
T)R PORTER'S OLD DRCG STORK, j
Already admitted to he
The largest.safest and most approved
DRUG HOUSE IN NORTHERN PENNSYLVANIA, |
, An established reputation for keeping the hest medicine
In its faciilt*sand apparatus for compounding and pre
MEDICINE AND PRESCRIPTIONS
Conducted by thoroughly competent persons, whoil< vo j
the most careful attention,pay the.strictest regard
to accuracy, and use only selected arti
cles. and medicines of unqnes
. tioned purity,hasbecorne
THE CASH DRUG STOKE
With prices revised to correspond with the market.
W II 0 L E S A L E AX D R ET A I L,
ALL ARTICLES WARRANTED AS REPRESENTED.
By recent arrangements witli the Manufacturers, Impor
ters or First Holders of Goods and Cash Purcha
ses,the prices will always he af the low
est point for Prime Goods.
LOWER FIGURES THAN EVER IX
PAINTS, OILS, VARNISHES, GLASS, DRUGS AND
Everything in this extensive stovt; trill he sold !
Cheng for Cosh !
PRICES REDUCED, viz:
OF SOAPS. 'PERFUMERY. BRUSHES. COMBS. 1
POCKET KNIVES AND RAZORS,
LAMPS A N D M A T ER I A L 8 FOR 1.1 Gll T
TRUSSES K SUPPORTERS,
; WINES AND LIQUORS, ONLY FOR MEDICINE.
TOKACCO AND SNL'KL .
I ALL THE POPULAR PATENT MEDICINES,
TOOTH, SKIN AND IIAIK PREPARATIONS,
j FANCY ARTICLES OF ALL DESCRIPTIONS,
: Eeierlir, Botanic and Homeeopa/hic Medicines
\ Spires, Bird Seed, /.'imp Shades and Harden Seeds.
FISH TACKLE, AMMUNITION, Ac.
Constituting the most complete assortment, embracing
the great wants of the People, reduced in Price,
and revised for the Cash System.
DR. PORTKIUS COAL OIL.
DR. PORTER S CAMPHEXE !
DR. PORTER'S ALCOHOL!
DR. PORTER'S BURNING FLUID!
Are Fresh, daily prepared, and unrivalled by any in thr
DI! . PORT ER ' S PRKPAII ATI 0 N S
FOB FAMILY T SE.
Known as Safeaind Reliable Remedies,are warranted lb
what they are intended to give satisfaction,
Dr Porter's Pectoral Syrup price 50 cents
Dr Porter's Family Embrocation •' 35 ••
Dr Porter's Tonic Elixer '• 100 "
Dr Porter's Worm Syrup " 50
Dr Porter's Uomp. Syr. Hypophosphites.. " 100 "
Dr Porter's Uterine Tonic " 150 "
Dr Porter's Blackberry Balsam " 35 "
Dr Porter's Tooth Ache Drops " 25 "
Dr Porter's Cephalic Sunt? •' 25 '•
Dr Porter's Tooth Powder " 50 "
Dr Porter's Tricogene " 50 "
Dr Porter's Tricophile " 50 "
Dr Porter's Shampoo " 50 "
Dr Porter's Horse and Cattle Lotion " 50 "
Dr Porter's Horse and Cattle Powder " '•
Dr Porter's Bed Bog Poison " 35
Dr Porter's Black ink " 25 '•
Dr Porter's Cleansing Fluid " 37* "
I)r Porter's Rat and Mice Poison •' 35" "
Dr Porter's Citrate Magnesia " 35 "
Dr Porter's Worm Wafers " 35
MEDICAL ADVICE GIVEN GRATUITOUSLY AT
Charging only for Medicine.
Thankful for past liberal patronage would respect
| fully announce to his friends and t lie public that no pain :
| shall be spared to satisfy and merit the continuance ol
; tlieircontidence and patronage, at the
CASH D R I <; sT O R E '
Corner ol Main and Piuestreets.
:jy E W I' L A N I \ G MILL
i The undersigned having built a large and commodious
j Mill in the Borough of Towanda, and tilled it with the
| most modern and improved machinery, tor the manufae
j lure bl
WINDOW SASH, A BLINDS,
i are prepared to fill orders, whether large or small, upon i
i the shortest notice. We have also a large variety ol
I MOULDINGS, of the latest style and pattern, which we
| can lnruish much cheaper than they can he worked by
j and all other work pertaining to Joinery, will he done to
| snit our customers.
i Persons building, aud not living more than twelve or
j fourteen miles distant, will find it largely for their inter
est to buy ol us, or bring their lumber aud have it
j worked by our machinery. Bring your grist of Floor
ing. or other lumber, and while your team is feeding,
I have it ground out and take it home with you.
' We will pay CASH for PINE .V HEMLOCK LUMBER j
I delivered at our lumber y trd. Come and see us, or if
! vou can't come, write.
L. B. KODGERS A CO.
! Towanda. Feb. f>. ism.
'RJALL AT HUMPHREY A* CO'S.
And look at the finest assortment ol
LADIES' AND CHILDREN'S SHOES
Ever offered fn this market. Also
TOIi.ET SLIPPERS AND RETICULES.
Jn*t the things lor Holiday Gifts.
C RICHARD PAYNE, ATTORNEYAI
O# I.A ll', Towanda, Pa. Where he will transact all
business entrusted to hint with promptness and care.
Office with C. L. Ward, Esq , 3d street. Towanda.
Sept. 12, 1964,
JOHN N. CALIFF, ATTORNEY AT
'/ /.Alt', Towanda. Pa. Also, Government Agent
or the collection of Pensions, Back Pay and Bounty.
ti' No charge unless successful. Office over the
Po-t Office and News Room. DM. I , I*ol.
OH WOODRUFF, Dentist, permanent
• ly located in Towanda. Office—No. 3, Brick Row
I over R. W. Eddy's Store. Entrance one door south ol
1 Powell's Keystone Store. Dec.l, l>-6t.
\\T A PEC K Attorney at La w Towanda
YY • Pa.—Office over Means' Store, formerly occu
i ]*ied by X.N. Betts. Dec. 1, IHG4.
Wf T. DA VIES ATTORNEY AT
lit LAW. Towanda Pa. Office witli WM. VVAT
KIXS. Esq. Especial attention given to Military Claims
and to preparing papers relating to Exemption from the
Draft. Dee. 1,1*64.
THOMAS .1 1 NOIIAM, ATTORNEY
AT LAW, LAPORTE, Sullivan Comity, Pa.
DR E. H. M ASON. PI/ YS/CIAN ANb
St HtrA'OA'.oflers his professional services to the
people of Towanda and vicinity. Office at his residence
011 Pine street, where he can always he found when not
ÜB. .VICKEA N— A TTORNE Y A T
• LA W— TOWANIU. PA —Having seen service,
Military business of all kinds attended to.
tW Office over Muntanyes' Store. April 21,1*03.
/ U;ORGE D MOXTAXYE. ATTOR
VA AR I A '/' /.A W —Office in Union Block, torni* r
ly occupied by J AS.MACFAKLAKK.
I J XEWELL, COUNT YS CR VI. Y-
U • Oil Orwell, Bradford County, Penn'a. will prompt
ly attend to all business iu his line. Particular atten
tion given to running and establishing old or disputed
lints. Also to tee surveying of all unpatented lands as
soon as warrants are obtained. Orwell. June 17, 1*63.
| QCTOBER, 1 8F>4. GOLD HAS FALLEN ! !
; GREAT REDL'C HON IN PRIDES!
T R A C Y &" M O O R E,
Are now offering a
jsPLEXDID STOCK OF GOODS
Bought since the
DECLINE I N GOLD !
And which they are selling at
G R E A TL Y R EOT C E D R AT E S,
Stock embraces a good assortment ol
DOMESTICS AND FANCY GOODS,
Including a fine variety of
DRESS HOODS AND TRIMMINGS !
SHAWLSf CLOAKS, Ac.
Latest style laidies and Gents Hats and Caps.
BOOTS AND SHOES,
CROCKER"! II \RD\YARE GROCERIES,
j October 27, 1564
|/Y |; # E A T ATTRA CTI O N
MON T,\ X 1 E S S T O R E !
A FV L L ASSOR TM E X T < £
EOREIGX AND DOMESTIC DRESS GOODS,
Purchased at the late decline in the market and will lie
; offered to
cAS II CUSTO MER S ,
! R E DU CTIO.N F R O M F 0 1! M E K PRICES.
Returning thanks for past favors they now invite the
i public to art examination of their very
LARGE STOCK OF ALL KINDS OF
MERCHA X D I / E ,
SUITED TO THE VARIOUS WANTS OF THE
CITIZENS OF BRADFORD
And adjoining counties.
MONT AN YES..
WICK HAM & BLACK,
Ave now opening .1 I-urge Stock of
NEW GOODS fur
| SUMMER TRADE.
DRESS GOODS and
SHAWLS .V SKIRTS,
HATS & CAPS,
BOOTS & SHOES,
WIGKHAM & BLACK'S
Is tip' pIsUM* to
all tin- Late Styles of
I A ILOIII N G ili >lM to order, at
WICKIIAM & BLACK'S
TO'EL I.MAN'S M E A T M AR K ET.
(One door North of the Ward House.)
STILL IN OPERATION!!
THE undersigwd would inform his old
friends and the public generally that he is still
' to he found at his old stand, one door north of the
the Ward House, where lie keeps constantly on hand A
No. I. Meats ol all kinds, which he sells at a low figure.
In their season may lie found Sausages, ''orned Beet,
Sugar Cured Hams, fresh Irom the Smoke House. Ao., ail
prepared in the finest manner. BOLOGNA SAUSAGE
always on hand.
Thanking his old customers for their gefierens pat
ronage. he solicits a continuance of their favors,
i Towanda.Ju. 1864. WM. WELLMNA.
BACK PAY, BOUNTY AND PENSIONS
I can no get Bounty through the Pay Dcpitrment
in all cases where a soldier was discharged on account oi
wounds received in service.
Also, the Advance Bounty ot $25 00, and premium of
$2 00. when the soldier was discharged before receiving
rr*Hß INSURANCE COMPANY OP
1 NORTH AMERICA.
Office No. 242. Walnut Street, Philadelphia.
This Company are now prosecuting the business of
Insurance from loss or damage by FIRE on Buildings,
Merchandise, Furniture, Ac., throughout the .State; of
Pennsylvania, on Liberal Terms, lor long or short peri
ods ; or permanently on Buildings, by a deposit of Pre
The prompt payment of claims for losses during the
period ot nearly Seventy Years that the Company has i
been in existence, entitles them to the confidence of the
DIRECTORS.—At thur 0. Coffin, Samuel W. Hones, John
A. Brown. Charles Taylor. Ambrose white, John It. Neff, j
diehard D. Wood, William Welsh, William K. fiowen,
fames N. Dickson, S Morris Wain, John Mason, Geo
L, Aarrison, Francis R. Cope, Edward H. Trotter, Ed
ward 8. Clarke, William Cummings—-ARTHUR (}. Cou
rt x, President.
R. S. RUSSELL, Agent, Towamla.
VX7YOMING INSURANCE COMPANY,
T V Office over the Wyoming Bank
W I I, KES B A It HK . PA.
CAPITAL AND SURPLUS $11.3,000.
Will Insure against Loss or Damage by Fircou proper '
ty in Town or Country, at reasonable rates.
DIRECTORS :—G. M. Hallenback, John Richard, Batn'l
Wadhams.L. D.Shoemaker, D.G. Dresbach, R.C.Smith
R. D. Lacoe. Charles A. Miner, C- B. Fisher, Charles
Dorraiice, Win. H. Ross, G. M. Harding.
G. M. HOLLENBACK, President.
L. I). SHOEMAKER, Vice Presid t.
R. C. SMITH, Sec y.
W. G. STERLING , Treasurer.
Camptown, Dec. i 10*14. HOMER CAMP, Agent.
|g OMETII IN G NE W A T
GEORGE H. WOOD'S
1' II OT O G B A I' H I C G A I. I. E K V ,
He has the pleasure of informing his old friends and
patrons, that he is now prepared to make the new and
beautiful style ol
<; E M FKRKoT VFE S ,
j mounted on cards very cheap.
I Also. Melaiuotypes for Lockets Cases,or Frames, as
I well as all kinds ot
i' 11 () T O fi R A P II S
AS BEFORE IN
THE BEST STYLE O F ART.
( Views taken of Houses on short notice.
COPYING DONE TO ORDER
fn a few days.
ALL WO R K WARR AN J ED.
Alburns kept on hand and will be sold cheap.
G. H. WOOD a
Dec. 6, 18C4.
QROCE RI E S OH EA P .
E. T. FOX. has just received the finest assortment of
Groceries.ever offered for sale in Towanda. To my old
customers, f would say.
You shall have GOOD, FRESH AND FIRST CLASS
GOODS at the lowest price.
To any one who will favor lis with a call, we think we
can otter INDUCEMENTS seldom found in this vicinity
We take pleasure in showing Goods, and will try and
make it to the interest of all to buy. Our motto is
GOOD GOODS AT LOW" RATE, AND
January 1864. E. T. FOX.
1 WOULD I'HII atti'iitii'ii t> our Stork of
. TEA, which we offer for sale eherp by the chest 01
retail: every sale warranted to give satisfaction or the
| money refunded, at FOX'S.
JUST RECEIVED PROM NEW YORK,
A First ssortment of A No 1,
the subscribers offer to the citizens of Bradford
Lowest prices, ai d guarantee everything sold of the
BEST QUALITY OR NO SALE.
Wanted, FARMERS' PRODUCE,
For which the highest price, in CASH, will he paid.
C. R. PATCH S. Co.
Towanda, Jan, 26, 1664.
And CODFISH, g# to
Y ° ,:
TEAS. sUcaßs.; and COFFEES,
Y o R
CIG ARS, Ac., go to
in EO R G E S T E V E N S .
| IN GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, GRAIN,
Beidleman'* Block, corner of Main A Bridge Streets,
Would respectfully announce that he is prepared to
■ exhibit a fine assortment ot
GUOCE R I E S ,
Which are now offering at the lowest possible prices for
CASH OR COUNTRY PRODUCE.
He would invite the public to an examination of his
stock, which is entirely new and has been carefully se
lected with especial reference to the wants ot this mar
He isalso prepared to pay cash for all kinds of Coun
try Produce. Towanda, April 25,1864.—1y.
sll >,< MH ) m H.!'™" K " l:V| r
F. N.- PAGE'S WARE-ROOMS. AT ATjfK\, '
Having added largely to our loimer iranim*..
Furniture, both ot our own and Enstein n. j
we are better prepared than ever to serve
I tomer* and a- many new ones as will | >V „,
MR. A. O. HART,
I (Who is known fat and near as one of the jj
men in the world.) has charge of the
and all who will give us a call wiil soon be
that >bcy will save a large percentage by (n; ,
■ purchases ot us.
j In short we have the t nest stock of good. „
west of New York, consisting of
100 RETS PARLOR FURNITURE
At prices that will dely competition *i
F. N. PAGE'S,
5 0 C H A M II E R SETS
1 Various styles of Enamelled or imitation ot
. " C'hesniit, and solid Chesnut, Black Walnut y '
any and Rosewood, at price, from $25.00 to s3'Hi
for variety of de.igh and finish, cannot be ex
i any other establishment, and all to tie found at
F. N. PAGE'S.
S O F A S A N I) B U REAPS.
AT F. X. PAGE'S.
MARBLF. TOP CENTRE TABLES, A ,
EXTENSION AND DINING TABLES,
F. N. PAGE'S.
150 liJFFFRFX'i STYLES OF f7/ , //;t
From $1 00 to $120,00 per -el ; ,t
F. N. PAGE'S.
500 BEDSTEADS, A GREAT VARIETY
And lower than the lowest, at
F. N. PAGE'S.
Why i- there such a rush at our establishment •
; iture ? The plain reason is we have the i.e.-
rnent. a better biass of work, and are seli 1, ■*"
prices than can be found withing one hundred t '
1 us, and to be convinced call at
F. N. PAGE'S.
The most of our Furniture was made and bout- •
vioua to the late advante in prices, and wi:; |„. .
i like iow prices. Farmers will buy more Furn ;
j us for on tiikin of butter. 100 bushels ol ol>
cords of w<sid. tlian tliey could four year- ago" -
F. N. PAGE'S.
We have also a large stock ol
CORDS AND TASSELS,
CURTAIN BAND- AN f CORNICES,
TOILET sT tNOs,
F. N. PAGE S.
Everything in our lne that can lie callcil to,
F. N. PAGE'S
COFFINS AND BURIAL CAMS
Our undertaker's department will at all tin.,-
supplied with everything in that line. We
fine-t HEARSE in this section, not ex • pt.
west of New York, and will atten.l fnmerals
circuit of twenty miles, on reasonable terms.
A. O. HART, Agent. F. N. 1M I
Athens. Pa.. December 1, lß6t.
rPIME TABLE- WAVERLY STAI
A NEW YORK A Nil KIUE RAII.-BGAD
- Change of hours commencing Monday, De.e-.
1664. Trains will leave Waverly Station at ,
i following hours, viz :
Train No. 2, Day Express.. ... II
" 4. Night Express |->-
" -.Cincinnati Express
•' 22. Aicornmodatiou
2s, Way Freight
Train No. I.Day Express ...
5, Mail 1.,:, j
7, Buffalo Express
, '• " 15, Way fit
" 21, Accommodation 1 •
" 27. Way Freight ,
Trains 3 and 4 run every day. e~ 'Train 4 1
at Waverly Monday mornings.
Traino remains over night at Elmira.
CHA'S. MINOT Gen' -
J. AFE.Station Agent.
PK N N SYLVA NIAR A1 L ROj
WINTER TIME TABLE.
FIVE TRAINS DAILY TO AND FROM PHiLY
PHI A AND PiriSBURG.
MONDAY, December 26. 1664 —The Pas.enger '
ot the Pennsylvania Railroad Company will depar
Harrisburg, and arrive at Philadelphia and I 1:'
as follows :
' I'hiladelpliia Express Train leaves Harrisburg a |
2.45 a. m.. and arrives at West Phiiadelphia a;:
Fast Line leaves Harri-burg daily (ex -;e| t W :..
s, a m , and arrives at We.-t Philadelphia at 12; |
Passengers take Breakfast at Harrisburg.
j Nisiii Train leaves Harrisburg daily (ex ept -
at 1.30 p. ui.. and arrive at West Philadelphia >
Pittsburg and Erie Express leave- Harris! .-, a
(except Sundays) a 1.40a.m, and arrives El
Philaoelphia at 0.20 a. m.
Harrisburg Accommodation Train, leave.. Ha - i
daily (except Sundays) at 4 p. m. and ariire
rhiladelphia at 93Dp. m. This tram has m" t
turn fiom the H'est
Mount Joy Accommodation Train, leaves He
p daily (except Sunday) at 8 a. m., and arrives
ca.-ter at 5.40 a. in., connecting (except M
with the Fitst Line east.
Pittsburg and Erie Vail leaves Hani- o.
(except Sundays) at 1.15 a. m.. Altoana 7 ''' 8
lake breakiast. and arrive at Pi'tsburg at I.ool> >
Baltimore Express Train leaves Harrisburg u.
cept Monday, at 3.10a. m.; Altoona. 8.35 .1 .
break last, and arrive at Pittsburg at 10.40 p. tr.
Phiad'a Express leaves Harrisburg daily J' j
m.. Altoona at 9.25 a. m., take breakfast. aur|
at Pittsburg at 2.40 p. m.
Fast Line leaves Harrisburg daily (except Sr..
exceptedjat 4.15 p. m.,Altoona at 9.20 p. M.tib
per. and arrives at Pittsburg at 2.10 p. m.
Mail Train leaves Harrisburg daily (except S
at 1.40 p m., Altoona at 7 55 p. m.. takesappf
arrive a! Pitts' urg at 1 30 p. m.
Mount Joy Accommodation west '.eaves Lar. >
11.20 a. m., connecting there with the Mail we-'
Mount Joy at 11,51 a. m,. and arrives at Harri
-1 p. m.
SPECIAL NOTICE. 1
The Harrisburg Accommodation Train fro.ll P" !
which arrives at Harrisburg Bt 6.30 p. m., stop-'
passenger, ior East of Harrisburg lay over unf
a.m. SAMUEL IV YOl'N
Supt. Middle Div. Pcnn'a
Harrisburg, Dec. 23,1864.
PHILADELPHIA AND ERIE R
X ROAD.—This gteut line traverses the Norf
Northwest counties ot Pennsylvania to the < it)
0:1 Lake Erie.
It has been leased by the Pennsidrania />'"
Company, and is operated by them
Its entire length war opened for passenger an!
busines, October 17th, 1864.
Time ot Passenger trains at Williamsport
Through Mail Train V
Elmira Express Train,
Accomodation -:50 A
Through Mail Train, :J.> A
Elmira Express Train, 7:tuA
Passenger cars run tlirougii without charge I f
between Philadelphia and Erie.
Elegant Steeping Cuts on Express Trains 1>
between Williamsport and Baltimore, and Will
For information respecting Passenger busim -
at the S. E. Corner lltli and Market streets. Pi:
And for Freight business of the Company's A-
B. B. Kingston, Jr., Corner 13th and Market
| Philadelphia ; J. W. Reynolds, Erie ; J. M. 1 >ri !
1 N. R. R. Baltimore.
H. H. HOUSTON (Jen 1 Freight Agt.
H. W. GWINNER, tien'l Ticket Apr. i'
JOS. D. POTTS,GenT Manager. William-'
BOOK-BINDERY.— THE PUBLH
respectfully iuformed that a Book-Bindery
. "established in connection with the Printing >'
the " Bradford Reporter," where will be done
BOOK-BIXDI N G i
; In all its various branches, on terms as re:;- 1 ■
the times " will allow. The Bindery will
the charge ol
11. C. WHITAKER.
An experienced Binder, and all work will hri .
> j done, in a style and manner which cannot he ev'
Music. Magazines. Newspapers, Old 80-'*',
bound in every variety ol stvle. Particular '
will he paid to the Ruling and Rinding of
r BLANK BOOKS,
I To any desired pattern, which in quality and d'*
wil be warranted.
1 All work will be ready for delivery when proj- .
The patronage of the public Is solicited, ana.
- ! satisfaction guarauieed. „L
Bindery (after Ist December.) in the !ro!; V
-1 " Reporter"' Building, (down stairs.) north (
! Public Square, Towanda, Pa. Nov. Do