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The Farmers' Department.
Common Salt as a Manure. The
me of common 6alt as a manure has been
recommended for more than a ccr.turv.
yet, considering the pi ice of the article
and the effect produced by it application,
it i? suprising that its use is not more gen
eral tliau it if.
Some have tried if, and the effect has
cot cnio np to their expectations; but I
think here are reason to account for thi?
Th? application of common salt, like all
ether nrmure and stimulants, must he
carried on with judgment and intelli
gence. Suppoe we apply salt to a field of crass
otie year and it has a ood eflect, we must
tiot expect another application, made next
year, to produce an effect in proportion ;
for in all probability the first application
furni-hed the soil with sufficient soda
(salt is composed of sodi united with mu
riatic acid and other compounds) for sev
eral crop?, and the second application will
not begin to have its ifFect until the first
Some of these failures may b9 ascribed
to the fact that some plants have more
oda in their composition, and consequent
ly are more benefited by its presence in
the soil than others. The soil may also
contain sufficient soda or chlorine in some
ether form than that of common salt.
We know that some plants do not grow
without the presence of silt, and others
again will not grow where it is present.
In England, where the use of ibis ma
nure is much more common than it is in
this country, failures have arisen from the
experiments having been tried too near
the seashore, where the land already con
tained sufficient salt. Dr. Madden has
calculated that the rain which usually
falls near or within five miles of the' east
ern shore of England and Ireland depos
its 600 pounds on each acre every year.
A great portion of this is washed through
the soil by the rain, and for all purposes
of a stimulant is lost.
It has been proved by experiment that
1G0 pounds per acre sown"broadcast for
wheat after potatoes, has increased the
former crop from 25 bushels per acre to
Ia another case in England an applica
tion of five bushels per acre to a light
gravelly soil doubled the crop of wheat.
Another application of six bushels per
acre on a like soil, increased the crop of
hay one ton per acre.
I have found that it will not only in
crease the yield of wheat, but will increase
the weight of it from ono to two pounds
per bushel. I usually apply it by sowing
it broadcast before tho erain is drilled io,
at the rate of about one sack per acre, and
consider that I get 500 per cent, on the
investment from the first crop.
' m mi
Are Coal Ashes Good for Any
thing. Seeing the use of ashes strongly
recommended, many hae tried the refuse
of the grate and coal stove with no flat
tering results. Then they ask tho ques
tion printed in largo above. Yes, coal
ashes have some value, but for general use
mush less than wood ashes. Io a general
description that answers the purpose of the
farmer the composition of wood ashe9
may be paid to be potash, sandy matter and
lime. In the ash, elm, hickory and white
oak, thero is a good deal of lime and pot
. ash. In tho ash of pine wool almost no
lime and very Hitie potash. Coal ash
gives sandy matter and a little lime. All
p!ant9 want some of that sandy matter,
acd it is liberally supplied by most soils.
The eilex in the ash of stone coal has this
peculiarity, it is so fine that the rain die
aolves it easily and feeds it liberally to
plant? in the early part of the summer.
Hence, coal ashes aro of most benefit on
plants that grow in May and June and
come to harvest early. For cereals and
tubers that are harvested late in the seas
on, coal ash is not worth the labor of cart
ing and spreading. But on grass, straw
berries, radishes and peas, coal ash
pread thin and well raked ia is a profita
Use or Corn-Husks. Io this country
the chief industrial use of corn-husks is
to ptuff mattresses. Sometimes for this
purpose ;hey are torn into shreds by hand
with a hetchel, but in the large manufacto
ries they are prepared by mrchinery in
vented for the purpose. The Germans are
fur ahead of the Yankees in utilizing the
material. 13y means of a process invented
in Austria some five or six years ago,
nbout twenty per cent, of the weight of
oorn-husks may be made into stout paper,
twenty-five per cent, may be brought into
fibrous condition and woven into cloth,
and fifteen per cent, may be separated as
i kind of a starchy substance, which has
been made into biscuit for tho soldiers in
the Austrian ariuv.
gUMMER GOODS FOR J18G8!
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
A. A. DARKER & SOX,
High St., EBENSBUKG, PA.
TEES J. LLOYD,
XV Suceetsor of R. S. Burnt,
PURE DRUGS AND MEDICINES, TTAIXTS
OILS, AND DYE-STUFFS, PERFUME
RY AND FANCY" ARTICLES, PURE
WINES AND BRANDIES FOR MEDI
CAL PURPOSES, PATENT MEDICINES, Jcc.
A ho :
Letter, Cup, and Note Papers,
, reus, Pencils, Superior TnV,
And other articles kept
by Druggists gmerallr.
PMyieian' prescription carefully compounded.
Office on Main Street, opposite the Moun
tain Mouse, Ebensburg, Pa. Taugl3
ABRAHAM BLAINE, Burb
Shaving, Shampooing, and Ihsir-dressing
done in the most artistic style.
gQf- Saloon directly opposite the "Moun
tain Hoiie." augl3
The co-partnerthip existing betren
the undersigned is this day dissolved by mu
tual consent. The hooks and account? will
bf settled br G. F. Robin?nn.
t. s. nnmvFoy,
C, F. ROBIN'S ON.
A. A. BARKER & SON have received and
opened out, at their Store, on High street,
their Summer stock of goods for ?68.
MERINOS, PLAIDS, POPLINS,
ALPACAS, DELAINES, PRINTS,
FLANNELS, BLANKETS, " -
SHAWLS AND CLOAKINGS,
Every style in the market;
HOSIERY, GLOVES, AND KNIT GOODS,
HATS a CAPS, 300TS SHOES.
W H I T E GOODS,"
embracing new styles of
NAINSOOKS, SWIFS MUSLINS. MULLS,
TARLETONS, WHITE CRINOLINES,
BRILLIANT A CORDED SKIRTING.
consisting in part of
JACONET AND SWISS EDGINGS AND
DIMITY BANDS, COLLARS, SETTS,
BOBBIN THREAD EDGINGS A LACES.
Cheaper than ever.
DUPLEX ELLIPTIC SKIRT,
the best in use,
Sold at the very lowest market ratet.
DAMASKS, TABLE COVERS, CRASH
BROWN DAMASK T VBLE LINENS,
FRINGED HACK, DUPER AND DAMASK
HONEY COMB QUILTS,
PILLOW CASE LINENS,
PILLOW CASE MUSLINS,
SHEETINGS, CARPETS, RUGS,
HASSOCKS, FLOOR CLOTHS, &., kc , Jtc,
Of all sizes, widths, and prices
A full stock of
BOOTS SHOES, HATS y CAPS,
NOTIONS, PERFUMERY, kc.
A good assortment of
HARDWARE, QUEENSWARE, &c.
We keep constantly on hand
And h general
in this line.
We have constantly on hand a complete
stock of Family Groceries, comprising Su
perfine, Extra and Family
Buckwheat and Rye Flour, Corn and Oat
Meal, Hominy, Hulled Barley, Bacon,
Sugar-cured Hams, Dried Beef.
Salt by the barrel, and Saik Salt for Table
use ; Goshen and Western Reserve
Chcete ; Cracker of all kinds.
Complete assortment of French Spice.
Sperm, Adamantine Mould Caidle
Soap, Castile, Rosin, and all other kinds.
Rio and Java Cojfee.
Black, Imperial and Young Hyson Tea.
Hard, Soft, Pulverizel and
Syrup and Molasses of all kinds.
Dried Apple and 1'eache.
Mackerel, Herring, Salmon.
Coal Oil and Turpentine.
Lard, Whale and Linseed Oil.
Paint ot every description.
- Scrub, and Horse Brush.
kc, kc, &., &c, &c.
DR UGS AND PA TEXT MEDICINES.
All kinds of
IRON AND NAILS.
Buying twice ns largo a stock as any other
raerchnnt in town, we buy . cheaper, aud can
therefore sell cheaper, than any competitor.
CALL AND EXAMINE GOODS !
CALL AND EXAMINE GOODS !
CALL AND EXAMINE GOODS I
The public is invited to call before purcha
sing elsewhere. No charge for showing
goods, buy or not buy.
Customers waited on by polite and atten
52y Cherry, Poplar, Sprnce, Pine, and
other Lumber, Butter, Egg3, and Country
Produce generally, taken in exchange for
XT HOLES ALE AND RETAIL
TIN, COPPER, k SHEET-IRON WARE
Having been East and purchased my stock
when prices were low, I am now prepared to
oner casn buyers better bargains than can be
had anywhere in
. WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA.
My stock consists in part of every variety of
TIN, SHEET IRON, COPPER AND BRASS
' .. - : WARES, - - '
ENAMELED AND - PLAIN SAUCE PANS,
FRENCH AND ENGLISH HEAVY WARE,
Made without seam out of Double Tin,
' , TOILET SETS,
Unsurpassed in beauty and cheapness,
PIE FORKS, CORN POPPERS,
, , COFFEE MILLS, IRON jMSKMERS,
-MINCING KNIVES, SLAW CUTTERS,
And every article yen need in the Kitchen.
Particular attention given to
VALLEYS AND CONDUCTORS 1
I am sole agent in this place for the
nEATING AND COOKING STOVES.
Odd Plates for repairs constantly on band,
as well as other make of Stoves, which will
be sold at prices to please.
GRATES and GRATE FRONTS,
of all sizes, with
CAST IRON FENDERS,
Furnished at Manufacturers Retail Prices.
I would call particular attention to my
stock and prices of
Consisting in pari of all varieties of
WICKS, OIL CANS,
Which I am retailing at Wholesale Prices.
SUGAR KETTLES, CAULDRONS, STOVE
All sizes, constantly on hand at reduced
Special attention given to
In Tin, Copper, or Sheet Iron, at lowest pos
21 ER CHANTS' WHOLESALE LIST
Now ready and will be sent on application by
mail or in person.
Hoping to see all my old customers
and many new ones this Spring, I return my
most sincere thanks for the very liberal pat
ronage I have already received, and will en
deavor to please all who may call, whether
they bny or not. Call on or address
FRANK W. UaY,
augl3 Johxstown, Pa.
DOBBINS' ELECTRIC BOOT
Makes a lasting shine. Those who black
the.r boots on Saturday night with ordinary
blacking, don't have much shine on Sunday,
as the polish fades off; but the shine of Dob
bins' Blacking lasts Saturday night and all
IT BEATS ALL OTHER BLACKING
made. Manfactured only by J. B. Dobbins,
at his immense Soap and Blacking Works,
Sixth Street and Germantown Avenue, Phil
For sale in Ebensburg by C. T. ROB
ERTS and GEO. HUNTLEY. n26-6m.
AZ U R EN E
FOR THE LAUNDRY.
It is warranted not to streak, or in any man
ner injure the finest fabrics.
For family use sold in five cents, ten cents,
and twenty cents boxes.
Each twenty cents box, besides having five
tiroes as much blue as the five cents box, con
tains a pocket pin cushion or emery bag.
For Hotel and large Laundry use, it is jut
up in $2 00 boxes. .
See that each Box has proper Trade Mark.
For Sale in Ebensburg by V. S. Barker and
M. L. Oatman. Jan. "I.
JKMiMON & M U It It A Y,
EBENSBURG DRUG k BOOK STORE!
Lkmmox k Muhqat, dealers in
Post Paper, .
Note and Billet Paper,
Prayer Books, Bibles,
Cigars, and Snuff,
Pure Liquors for
The subscriber has just received, at
his store, on High street, Ebensburg, a large
ajid salable stock of
Table Salt, Barrel Salt,
and CTc-rvthinir in the
Grocery, Notion and Confectionery line.
Also, Boots and Shoes, Carbon and Lubri
cating Oils, Ac, &c.
All which will be sold very cheap for
cash. Iugl3, Q. G. OWENS.
CtOAL! COAL! COAL!
The subscriber is now carrying on the
Colliery of Wra. Tiley, Sr , at Lily Station,
on the Pennsylvania Rulroad, Cambria coun
ty, and will be glad to fill all oiders, to any
amount, of citizens of Ebensburg and vicin
ity. Satisfaction as to quality of Coal guar
antied in all cases. WM. TILEY Jr.
Hemlock P. O., Aug. 13, 1868. '
P. ALT FATHER,
Manufacturer of and
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
HAVANA and DOMESTIC CIGARS, PLUG
FINE CUT CHEWING and SMOKING '
TOBACCO, SNUFF, PIPES, SNUFF
BOXES, and CIGAR CASES,
lAt the tign of the Indian, Main St.,
Sept. 3, 1863 Johkstowk, Pa.
:ri:7,Mi.j:,-!.""""ij",- l - " "- -
Jons WiLKJN, Proprietor.
This house has beeu refitted, and offers
superior accommodations to any other house
in town. The proprietor, after long experi
ence in ibe-business, feels confident he under
stands the wants of the public. His table
will be supplied with all the. delicacies of the
season. By constant attention, he expects
to merit a liberal share of public patronage.
August 13, 1868.
. EBENSBURG, PA.,
, ' Jebomk A. Plott, Proprietor, .
No pains will be spared to render this hotel
worthy of a continuation, of the patronage
it has heretofore received- The table will
always be lurnished with the best ihe market
affords; the bar with the best of liquors.
The stable is large, and will be attended by
an attentive hostler. aug 13.
Isaac Cbawfobd, Proprietor.
The Logan has been thoroughly" refitted
and refurnished, and now offers superior in
ducements to the public. The Table and
Bar inferior to none in the State, and Sta
bling of the very best. aug 13.
OSTER HOUSE, -Coa.
Cliktos & Locust sts.,
JOHNSTOWN. PA., .
Wir. Lintojt, Proprietor.
This well known house has been complete
ly refitted and refurnished, aud is now pre
pared for ihe reception of guests at reasona
ble charges. aujr 13.
R. P. Liston k Co., Proprietor.
The Tablk is always supplied with the
choicest delicacies. The Bab is supplied with
choice liquors : and the Stablb attended by
careful hostlers. Boarders taken by the week,
uiOPth or year. us: 13
HEMLOCK, CAMBRIA CO., PA.,
Otto He lit, Proprietor.
This hotel is situated immediately along
side the Railroad Depot, and is the most con
venient stopping place in town for travelers.
August 13, 1868.
Hkkbt F08TKJ1, Proprietor.
The first class position among first class
Hotels will be maintained iu the future, as
in the past, by the Arcade. aug 13.
EC EBY & CO ,
- WHOLESALE GROCERS,
Anil Commusion Merchants,
No. 522 Market st., between Fifth and Sixth,
We have constantly on hand a general as
sortment of all kinds of fish, in large and
small packages, which we will sell Jow for
Cash or short credit. Also, Duncannon Nails
and Spikes of all sizes, constantly on hand
and for sale at Manufacturer's prices. au!3
Wholesale Dealer and Receiver of
FLOUR, ASD ALL kinds of PRODUCE,
Also: REFINED OILS,
Checkered Front, 273 Liberty sr.,
B? Prices Current and Marking Plates
sent to shippers. aug!3
ENSON, CAMPBELL & Co.,
AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
No. 507 Market St., Phil adblphia.
JGSjf Refer by permission to A. A. Barker,
A.RNES, OSTERtlOUT, HERRON
Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in
And FURS, .
No. 603 Market St., above Fifth st.,
CALDWELL & FRY,
Wholesale Dealer im
40G Market street, Philadilphia.
I. C. CALDWKLL, Ug. 13 WM. W. IBT.
BEN. P. THOM PSON. trith
Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in
HATS, CAPS, FURS, STRAW GOODS, LA
DIES' HATS, RIBBONS,
MILLINERY GOODS, &c, 4c.
No. 415 Market-st., Poiladflpeia.
jas. w. biddlk, j. futiiet smith,
JNO. C. KHERBOBNB, W. CALVIN MOOKE.
RIDDLE, SHERBORNE & CO.;
Importers and Wholesale Dealers in
FOREIGN k DOMESTIC DRY GOODS,
438 Market St., below 5th, and 433 Merchant
street, faug!3 THILADA.
JACOB K. SMITH. J. a. 8XLTZXB.
SMITH & SELTZER,
Importers and Dealers in
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC HARDWARE,
GUNS, CUTLERY, &c.
No. 409 N. Third st.,aboTe Callowbill,
GEO. F. ROBINSON,
PINE, HEMLOCK, REECn, and MAPLE
Also, FLOORING, WEATHERBOARDING,
SHINGLES, LATH, BLACK WALNUT,
ASH, and CHERRY.
Orders sent to Ebensburg, Cambria co., or
Rush House, Pittsburg, will be promptly at
teuded to. an g 13.
17RY, DUERR & CO. I
IINE, HEMLOCK, -ASH, POPLAR u.ul
. CHERRY LUMBER.
18 and 24 inch SHINGLES fawed to onler.'
mrt nV, Eben.shv eg, Pa.
ST Orders sent to Ebensburg, Cambria
count;, will be promptly attended to.
NATIONAL SOAP AND CANDLE
w. . 'HENRY SC UNABLE,
- Wholesale dealer in Soap, Candles, Groce-
BIiI'-iq5," !,"d Flsh at rnces.
R"S3J - Maiv sr., JOHNSTOWN TA
JgBENSBURO STOVE and TIN
WARE DEPOT I
T. W. WILLIAMS, Proprietor.
Just received, at the Ebensburg Stove and
Tinware Depot, a large and well selected
PARLOR. STOVES, '.:
TIN ROOFING, &c.
And a general
Farm Edge Tools,
Nails, Horse Shoes,
Horse Shoe Nails,
Augers, Bits, Files,
Door Lock Keys,
Carbon Oil Lamps.
Wicks, Stove Polish,
I desire to cell particular attention to the
fact that my stock of
Is the largest and best in Cambria county.
And any Cooking Stove desired I will get
when ordered at manufacturers' retail prices.
Odd Stove Plates and Grates, kc, for re
pairs, on hand for the Stoves I sell j others
will be ordered when wanted.
Made out of Galvanized Sleet Iron, to
hold any desired quantity, mannfactured and
for sale at the Ebensburg Stove and Tinware
Depot. All dealers in Oil should have tlisoi.
THE EUREKA COFFEE ROASTER !
A time saving, temper saving, labor sa
ving,' money saving invention. The women's
friend. The best Roaster in market.
As I have lately added largelj to my stock,
and have now a first-class Hardware and Tin
Store, persons in want of anythicg in my line
are invited to give me a ca'l. One thing I
desire to be distinctly understood
WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLD!
Cy Repairing promptly attended to.
By strict attentiou to business and a desire
to deal fnirly and justly with all men, I
hope to merit and receive a shnre ot public
Store on High street. Ebnsburg. in
the rooms lately occupied by Mills & Davis.
angl3 Til OS. W. WILLIAMS.
UMMEll ANNOUNCEMENT ! I
WOOD MORRELL $ CO.
Have just received, at their Mammoth Store,
ear the Railroad Station,
Still another invoice of
FOREIGN ahd DOMESTIC DRY GOODS,
DRESS GOODS, CARrETS, GROCERIES,
They offer Goods of all descriptions at
WHOLESALE and R E TAIL!
As cheap as they can be purchased In
Our stock c-f
GENERAL DRY GOODS, CLOTHING,
RAG, INGRAIN, k BRUSSELS CARPETS.
MATTING, PAPER HANGINGS,
BOOTS ax d SHOES, HATS akd CAPS,
QUEENSWARE, YELLOW WARE,
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS, HARDWARE,
IRON, NAILS, FEED, SALT, kc,
Is the largest ever brought into Johnstown.
By buying our Goods in large quantities, and
on the best terms, we are enabled to sell
at prices much lower than arc offer
ed elsewhere in Johnstown. We
particularly invite the at
To our facilities for supplying them promptly
with every article in dtnmnd by their
customers, and at satisfactory fig
ures. Competent clerks always
in waiting to show Goods.
A specialty ef our business is the
DA IL r ME A T MA RKK T AND TH K VEG
At which citizens can procure all kinds of
Fresh Meat and Vegetables in couoa.
On the second and third floors, bu with
convenient entrances on the first floor from
Washington street, are two capacious
TAILOR and SHOE SHOPS,
Where fine and coarse Boots and Shoes, and
all kinds of Gentlemen's Wearing Ap
parel ure made to order, promptly,
and in fashionable style. '
JCSy' A full line of Cloths, Cassimer3, Cas
sinets, kc, constintly on hind. In the Shoe
Department are kept, for s;le Shoe Findings
of all kinds, and a prime assortment of Up
pr and Sole Leather.. T3
IL Lbe DnMIc) 'I
Ter annum, payable in advance ' 4
If not paid in advance... -
A failure to notify a "
expiration of the term subscribe.
consiaereu a new engagement.
RATES OF ADVERT
Transient advertising, per !q
Each Bnbseqnent insertion'. '011'
Auditor s .soiices, each "-
Administrators' and Executo'.-'v"
Estray Notices "V
, 3 m
1 square, 12 lines. ..... $2.50
2 squares, 24 lines.... 5.00
3 squares, 36 lines.... 7.00
Quarter column 9 t,n
Third column oq
Half column 14.00 jtf
Column 25.00 'J
Professional or Business e&4s
exceeding 8 lines, with paper...'
Advertisements not carkej
number of insertions desired,
ued till forbidden, and charged t-.
the above terms.
All kinds of Job Work ;
on reasonable terms.
TOOK WELL TO
BOOT AND SHOE JTAXUFAn
The snbsciiber, having di?pea?
sale of Eastern-made work g9 tV
his establishment, is determine?
himself with renewed energy tai
ROOTS AND Sno
He has in his employ a corps 0f ;
workmen, and asem that he t
out a better Boot or Shoe tjia 1
similar establishment in Cinb-j
ty. Give him a trial and It t
Particular attontion p;;5d :a tie
FINE FRENCH CALF Sl'ixi
Good work, moderate prices, i:jfe
guaranteed in all
Boots and shoes repaired yw
Sc Shop or. Hig-st., ocii
GIVE HE A CALL!
aug. 13 JOH.VD.
SADDLERY AND II All
The undersigned keeps v.
hand and is ttill nifiuufa;turi:j
in nis line, sucii s
FINE SINGLE AND DOITLE
BLIND BRIDLES, HICINC
HALTERS, WlIll'S, BRF.KCH?
All which he wili dit-poieufi
His work is all warranted ai:
rienced in the business, he u.w,
of leather. Thankful fir ps:
hopes by attention to ru$ir.f!
continuance of the patrontgj .
liberally extended to him.
Shop above the tin store 0"
Williams, High Ft. Persons
substantial Harness can be c:r.
ISSyAll persons indebted:-!
quested to call ami c.tt! ,t
as I need money.
PRICES REDUCED !
Tho subscriber has just rc
and handsome invoice of
ITALIAN AXD AMERICA
comprisi'.g the l.-vrpet and fin
kind ever brought to Jobnstcr.
tabliehment, on Franklin ;Ve'..
prepared, with an adequate
encea ana SKiinni wcrknifn.
kinds of HONUMENTS. ToJir
BLE TOPS, BUREAU TOI'jU
as cheap as tliey ctib be pur:'
A large stock of GRINDS!
and for sale low.
Articles of my manufacture
sed at the Hardware .wto:e
Huntley, ia Ebensburg.
Prompt attention ;.s."
a distance, and work dI
T ORETTO M ANKLE
A The undersigned Up
the citizens of Cambria''
tis that he has just rece:r-
I . 1 : . 3 ..1 ir-
uiirsk imwdu uuu cm.: it
liahtocnt, in Loretto. 0xt
monument, lomls, Orcf
tiful r.nd fintst quality of I-
11c maruie. always on csss'
as cheap as they can be p':
urn t nuu n uui
the shortest notice
The public are re?pct'.
me a call before purch:f
am confident that try
satisfy any person dcs;r'J'
...... V. U l Ql li L J : L;
Now 13 the time to pf'1'.
a 11 11-; riMr.v.'-
I VKTTIt A VC COM?'
The above naruf-l t
April 6th, 1357, will im
properly at safe rjtc. :
caretul in '.m-
sents a reliable and c-r
.l.t.h noreODS HIST tCC--
pr jbable Iosfcs by
Office on Centre
t. 'mountain IlOU
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3 a tria
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nn.l he very
Wines f'"f ' "K
will do l, f
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