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VOL. I. STROUDSBURG. MONROE COUNTY, PA., FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 1841. " ' No 51.
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Stagnation of the Blood.
The repeated changes In the atmosphere, by act
ing as they do upon the consistence and quality of
the blood, give occasion for the most fatal and ma
lignant disorders. The blood from a state of health
becomes stagnant and is plunged into a state of
Thus it loses its purity: its circulation is impe
ded; the channels of life are clogged; the bowels be
come costive, and if not an immediate attack of
some malignant fever, headache, nausea, loss of
appetite, and a general debility of the whole frame
are sure to follow.
It requires the tempest and the tornado to bring
about a state of purity in the ocean, when its waters-become
stagnant; and it will require repcat
ed evacuation by the stomach and bowels before
the blood can be relieved of its accumulated im
purity. Brandreth's Vegetable Universal Pills,
should be taken, then there will be no danger; be
cause they purge from the stomach and bowels
these humors which are the cause of stagnation,
cleanse the blood from all impurities, remove every
cause of pain or weakness, and preserve the consti
tution in a state of health and viGuathat causual
changes cannot effect.
Dr. Brandreth's Office for the exclusive sale of
his Vegetable Universal Pills, in Philadelphia, is
at No. 8, North Eighth street. Price 25 cents per
For sale by Richaro S. Staples, in Strouds
burg; in Milford by J. H. Brodhead, and in Mon
roe and Pike counties by agents published in an
other part of this paper.
October 16, 1840.
What is that we call the Constitution J The
constitution is evidently that which constitutes,
and that which constitutes is the blood. We, there
fore, know that the blood is the constitution, and
.that a good or bad constitution is neither more nor
less than a good or bad state of the blood. There is
no person who, having lost health, does not wish to
have it restored. Use then the proper means. Ex
pel with Purgative Medicine all currupt humors
from the body, and the blessing, Health, will be
the certain result: for all pains or unpleasant feel
ings proceed from the presence of corrupt or vi
tiated humors, which are the real cause of every
' disease, and therefore the only disease to which the
human frame is subject, because they clog up the
veins and arteries, and prevent the free circulation
of the blond.
Brandreth's Vegetable Universal. Pills cure this
disease: because they remove the corrupt or vi
tiated humors by the stomach and bowels, leaving
the good humors to give life and health to the bo
dy. It is morally impossible that they can fail to
cure, provided Nature is not entirely exhausted.
Dr. Brandreth's Office for the sale of his pills
in Philadelphia, is No. 8, North Eighth street.
Sold in Stroudsburg, by RrciiARD S. Staples.
in Milford, by J. H. Bkodhead, and in Monroe and
Pike couuties, by the agents published in another
part of this paper.
Wholesale and Retail
AXI liOOKIIVG-GJLASS MANUFAC
rpiXE subscriber respectfully, informs the jciti
X zens of Stroudsburand'the' public generally,
tnat he lias taken tne snop recently occupied oy
James Palmer, on Elizabeth street, nearly opposite
the Stroudsburg House, in this Borough, where
He intends carrying on tne oaumet MaKing ousi
ness in all its various branches.
He shall keep constantly on handpr make to or
der all kinds of fourniture ;
Sideboards, Bureaus, Sofas, Centre-
tables, isreakiast ana 1111111 Aawies,
Wash Stands, Bedsteads, &c. &c.
together with every other article usually kept at
Buch establishments ; all of which he will sell at
the Easton prices.
As his materials will be of the best quality, and
all articles manufactured at his establishment will
be d.me by first rate workmen, he confidently as
sures the public that his endeavors to render gen
eral satisfaction will not be unrewarded.
He respectfully invites the public to call and ex
amine his stock before purchasing elsewhere.
Chairs, Settees, &c. will be kept constancy on
'"hand and for sale. '"
..Stroudsburg, Jan. 15, 1840.
Of allkmds nealty... executed
'tliis'Offi'ce. ; ' i
TO AVOID DISEASE AND ATTAIN
HEALTH IS NOW IN THE POWER
OF EVERY ONE DR. BENJA
MIN BRANDRETH'S Vege
table Universal Pills,
Introduced into the United Slates. May 18, 1835
There has never been an instance of these cele
brated Vegetable Universal Pills not giving relief,
and perseverance in old, obstinate cases, is sure
making a cure, provided nature is not entirely ex
hausted. 1 hey nave cured since their introduc
tion into this country at least 20,000 twenty thou
sand persons of diseases heretofore always con
sidered incurable, it is only Jive years since I
opened the first office for the exclusive sale of this
medicine in New York; yet, in that time I have
sold over twelve millions of boxes, and have now
eighteen offices fer their exclusive sale, at least
one in every principal city in the Union, at an ex
pense of near forty thousand dollars per year.
And with the expenses of advertising, and other
incidentals, the sum was a little over One Hun
dred and Thirty Thousand Dollars for the year
1839; some idea may be formed, how the medicine
is appreciated from these facts; they are indeed
the greatest blessing that ever yet has been be
stowed on man.
I have often found persons desirous to know
how soon this medicirie 'will -cure them.' It is im
possible to say it altogeiher depends upon the
state of the blood and humors. One thing may
be lelied upon that if the pills are persevered
with according to the printed direction which ac
companies each box, the cure will be effected much
sooner than the patient could have expected. The
many lingering chronic diseases we daily see, are
owing either to mercury or bleeding, or to not
having been properly purged in fevers, infiamalions,
cold, measels, small pox or lying in. It is utterly
impossible for us to attain or keep health without
sound purging. We may fasten up the disorder
by barks and tonics, but if it be in the body, it must
come out before health is enjoyed, and sooner or
later It will break out of itself, worse than ever, if
this method of purifying the body is delayed too
long. No danger can arise from purging with
Brandreth's Pills- It has been proved, beyond
doubt, tliat these celebrated Pills and the human
body are natural ly adopted one for the other. liy the
use of this Glorious Medicine the contents or hu
mors of the .body, can be entirely evacuated, al
tered, and completely regenerated; and in a man
ner so simple as to give every day ease and pleas
ure. Brandreth's Pills are no less a cure than a pre
ventive of diseases. When we feel dull, pain in
the head, back, or side weary on the least exer
tion it is then we ought to take a dose of these
Pills. This, will always have a good effect, be
cause it is impossible for pain to be in the body
without the presence of those humors which pro
duce it, and it is only by their being forced out
with purging that health can be restored.
All that 1 have been able to ascertain, either by
experience or from books has confirmed me in the
opinion, that pain, every feeling contrary to health,
is produced when the natural outlets of the body :
become incapable of discharging the corrupt hu
mors generated in the body, as fast as nature re
quires their expulsion. And that to secure health,
we have only to purge ourselves, until health is
restored. A practice which experience has es
tablished, is fully able to produce this result, with
out the possibility of any injurious effects. They
who have adopted this simple plan have secured
the best state of health their bodies were capable
of enjoying. The weak have become robust. The
robust have become more so. All mankind would
be benefitted by this practice, except physicians;
and they would be bodily, though not profession
ally. Let me now recommend two things, never be
bled, and never go to a Druggist for Brandreth's
Pills. The, first weakens the principle of life, and
long keeps the blessings of health from the body.
And the last, to purchase a Pill called Brandreths
of a Druggist, is to insure the purchaser abase
counterfeit, entirely incapable of producing the
beneficial, results of the genuine medicine. To in
sure this it must be purchased of the undermen
tioned Agents duly appointed by me, and who
hold a regular certificate of agency, which is re
newed yearly. There is an agent with one of
these certificates in every town in the United
States. Those purchasing at wholesale, must re
member that all my travellers have a power of At
torney, regularly proved to be my act before the
Clerk of the county of New York.
The following is a list of names of all the
Agents in Monroe and Pike counties.
To purchase of any in these Counties not mention
ed in this list will subject the purchaser to
Stroudsburgh, RICHARD S. STAPLES.'
New Marketviile, TROXEL & SCI10CH.
Dutottsburg, LUKE BRODHEAD.
Milford, JOHN II . BRODHEAD.
Bushkill, PETERS & LA BAR.
Dingsman's Ferry, A. STOLL & Co.
Observe, no pills are genuine sold under the
name of Brandreth's in Monroe or Piko coun
ties, except those sold by the above agents.
Philadelphia Office, No. 8, North Eighth street.
B. BRANDRETlf. M.D.
December 25, 1840. ly.
The Carding and Fulling business, will! be car
ried on by the subscriber at the above named stand
and he would be pleased to receive the patronage
of his old customers and the publick generally
The price of wool cardipg will be 4 cents cash or 0
per.ts trust per pound. Wc-oJ or cloth, will, bo al-
ken away and returned when funshed at J. D, &
C. Malvin's store,Stroudsburg, on Saturday of
every week, wherenhoscindebted to the late firm.
can meet tne suoscriDerand settle their accounts.
Bushkill; June 1st.' ' J. A. DIMMICK.
Who is. my Neighbour?
Thy neighbour ? It is he whom thou '
Hast power to aid and bless;
Whose aching heart or burning brow,
Thy soothing hand may press. 1
Thy neighbour 'Tis the fainting poor,
Whose eye with want is dim, 1 '
Whom hunger sends from door to door
Go thou, and succor him.
Thy neighbour 1 5Tis that weary man, .
Whose years are at their brim;
Bent low with sickness, cares and-pain;
Go thou and comfort him." ; ' '
Thy neighbour 1 'Tis the heart bereft .
Of every earthly gem;
Widow and orphan, helpless left; . . .
Go thou and shelter them.
Whene'er thou meet'st a human form ,
, ,Less favored than thine own, . ;-, h
Remember, 'tis thy, neighbour worm, nu'.x
Thy brother or thy son. : :..
Oh! pass not, pass not heedless by;
Perhaps thou can'st redeem
The breaking heart from misery:
Go, share thy lot with him.
"As thy Bay, so shall thy strength be.'
When adverse winds and waves arise, .
And in my; heart despondence sighs -When
life her throng of care reveals,
And weakness o'er my spirit stealsj
Grateful I hear the kind decree,
That "as my day, my strength shall' be."
When, with sad footstep, memory roves,
'Mid smitten joys, and buried, loves, -" '
When sleep my tearful pilow flies, "'
And dewy morning drinks my sighs,
Still to thy promise, Lord, 1 flee, '
That "as my day, my strength shall be.'''
One trial more must yet be past,
One pang, the keenest, and the last;
And when, with brow convulsed and pale,
My feeble, quivering heart-string's fail,
Redeemer, grant my soul to see
That '?as her day, her strength shall be."
Horse Trading. It is some times amusing
to hear a couple of jockeys trading in horse
flesh. They are generally the "hit or miss"
portion of community, and rely more upon
"chance" than any other class of business men.
An instance of this kind, in which one ol our
neighbors was concerned, "came off" the other
day, and exemplifies the gralivity with which
the sucker swallows a cosily joke.
" How will you trade V was the interroga
tory of the stranger. " Xlnsight unseen," re
plied neighbor B "Agreed," said the stranger,
"provided you answer my questions and pay
five dollars fpr every falsehood you tell me."
"Done" says Mr.B. "Is he sound in his limbs?"
i Yes." " Is "ho sound in wind?" " Yes."
" Then how will you trade?" "Give me seven
ty five dollars." "Til give you fifty." "Done."
The money was counted down, and neigh
bor B. putting $45 in his pocket, handed back
$5 to ihe stranger.
" What is this for?" " Why I told you one
falsehood." " What was it?" " My, horse is
It is needless to add any thing more by way
A Spirited Reply.
" Doctor," said a hard looking brandy-faced
customer, to a physician "doctor, I'm troubled
with an oppression, an uneasiness about the
breast what do you suppose the matter is?"
"All very easily accounted for," said the phy
sicians, "you have water on the client." " Wa
ter! Come that'll do well enough for a joke,
but how could I get water on my chest, when
I havn t touched a drop in fifteen years ! If
you had said brandy you might have hit it."
Hints for the Times.
Don't pay your debts, it's vulgar.
Mind every body's business but' your own.
You're sure to make friends.
If you have an anthracite fire, keep poking
it, and you'll soon get1 warm. f
Hawk and spit during church service, it's
agreeable to -ihe congregation.
Smoke cigars in the htreet, it's ko genteel.
Always he sure to leave the door open, it gives
the inmates air and exercise.
When in company with ladies chew tobacco,
it's manly and refinod.
Of a cold day hold your friend by the button
while in the street it shows your attachment.
Denounce religion and its advocates,' it shows
The last. rhe latest O. K. we have seen
is OuVof Kash. ' According to this the printers
are all.O. Klr .;... . lm
The bold and decided language used in these
letters which were undoubtedly written as they
were dictated by a people conscious of having
been grossly deceived, and firm in the determi
nation of maintaining their hunting grounds by
force, excited, the deep displeasure of the Gov
ernor and Council, and elicited a message, of
which we subjoin the principal heads.
We have to observe, that Nicholas Scull had
been despatched by the Governor, early in the
winter, with instructions to inquire into the dis
turbances in Sniithfield, but owing to the deep
snow, he was unable to penetrate iijto this ihen
savage wilderness. The winter of 1740-1 is said
to have been the most severe ever peioro or
since experienced in Pennsylvania. The Del
aware at Philadelphia was closed about 3 months
by ice. Manv cattle throughout the country
died for want of fodder deer were found dead
in the woods, and the frontier inhabitants had
often little else to subsist on, than the carcasses
of animals which they found dead or dying in
the swamps or runs about their houses. .,Phil
.adelphia, March 27, 1741. Brethren. It be
gins by an acknowledgment of the receipt of
their letter by two Indian messengers, and also
that wrote to J. Langhorne mentions their be
ing written in a different style and manner from
ai.y others hitherto received from any Indians
in this government, who had shown themselves
to be an honest, fair people, ready to perform
their agreements, and who had always been
treated by us with great tenderness. Hopes
these letters were written by some evil minded
persons and that the Indians did not know their
contents which were not true then relates the
purchase of 1686, with the transactions at Dur
ham and Fennsbury, and describes the courses
of the purchase mentions that Lappawinzoe,
and their honest old men weie satisfied wiih,
and acknowledged ir was all true, and agreed
upon the day and a lialfs walk, at a third meeting
in Philadelphia where the deeds were all pro
duced and read again, in presence of Alonock-
ykickan, Lappawinzoe, Tishekunk, Nutimus
and many while people and Indians who were
witnesses wherein they the Dela wares released
all claim to these lands and promised to appoint
some persons to walk the day and a half which
they did, and they set out together in order to
execute the agreement mentions the fairness ef
the walk, and where they stopped at a mountain,
and according to the words in the deed, run a
straight line to Delaware river then mentions,
that as this is the case, it is they who have act
ed wrong, and told a story in order to break the
friendship or otherwise they might rememher
these several things. Next queries how they
could claim lands to the mouth of Tohiccon. un
less they had a mind to break the peace; and if
they had an inclination to keep the peace, how
came they to write to J. Langhorne, that several
Indians would be with them to demand justice,
as if they intended to attack and make war upon
the King's subjects desires them to consider
well, whatthey are about mentions the strength
of the English, who if forced to it, might easily
overcome them reprimanded them for taking
Jacob Sebrmg out of the hands of the Sheriff
and demands his delivery. After this, mentions
that their uncles the Six Nations had signed a
release for these lands to the Proprietary and
further desired of Onas and James Logan that
they woujd not treat with their cousins the Del
nware about lands, for that they were a people
of no virtue and had no where a council, fire
burning, and who dealt often very unjustly with
their friends and brethren the English then
acquain's them that some of the chiefs of the
Six Nations are to be here in May, and that
the Proprietaries will complain to them of their
behaviour ami acquaint them publicly with eve
ry thing that has passed, "at which time any of
you may coinc down and be present, provided
you come on vour own charges, for the Propri
etaries conceive you have acted so unjustly by
them; and have so often put them to the expense
in several meetings, without intending to do ihe
business, that you must not expect to be main
tained here you may send such as are allowed
to be of the Delaware nation, because the Jer
sey or other strange Indians will not be taken
any notice of." He mentions next, that he had
sent Nicholas Scull some months before with
a letter to them, but that the seventy of the
weather obliged him to return. He now sends
him again to make inquiries that he may know
who are the principal causes of this uneasiness
and that he does not expect they will interfere
with any orders he shall send relating to the
white people, the King of England's subjects
put under his government. He also sends a
copy of the last deed to be read by them all.
and to be left in their hands, that all their young
people who were never in Philadelphia may
imow tho contents.
As is intimated, in the Governor's communi
cation he took the decided course: of appealing
to the Six Nations of New York, to interpose
'their authority and force the Delawares to leave
the Mtnismks and orks a measure most cer
tainly, nol in accordance, with those principles
of justice invariably, observed by the father of
the Proprietaries. That illustrious .man hav
ing always (inddition to a his deed from the
Six Nations,) given a consideration for lands
to their actual proprietors and residents. 1 he
poor Delawares alarmed by .the severe and per
emptory language of the Governor returned a
brf, submissive reply.
" Our young men shall behave peaceably and
orderly towards the English till the Six Na
tions come down to Fhiladelphia to treat, at
which time we will have a fair hearing with
them, and if the land be sold, we will be easy?
Papis alias Jo, ;
Smithfield, Bucks co., May 12th 1741.
The treaty however did not take place this
year, owing to various causes a letter from
Richard Peters (Secretary of Land Office) da
ted Philadelphia, Octobrr Silt says "yesierday
arrived here 10 Indians of ihe Seneca naiinn.
4 men, 3 women and 3 children, who report
that they are but a small parly of a large mim
her of the Six Nations, who are conuuing down
on a message which they received from the
Proprietaries, and which was brought them by
a young man from Shikellamy in the Spring.
They say the other tuitions are following thein
and wonder that they did not overtake them be
fore now, for it is two moons since they left
their towr. they impute the, delay of their
companions to the difficulty of making, bark
canoes al this time of year they say that as
they all came down Delaware river in their
canoes (which they carry over land from the
Susquehanna) and not by Tulpehocken, Cour
rad Weiser .will have no notice of their coming,
and therefore importunately desire, he may bo
spnt for. The Onondagoes will not come, tho'
the misfortune of having their corn blasted."
Conrad Weiser was a German Palatine who
had resided several years among the several
tribes, for the purpose of learning their lan
guages, and thus qualifying himself for the of
fice of Interpreter ihe duties of which he ful
filled in the most satisfactory manner for thirty
years. The natives as well as his white em
ployers holding him in high respect. j
Mr. Sliclt Adventure with an Eisg
lishinan. Sam Slick, who wanted to gull an old Gene
ral in a bargain, contrives to bleep with Kihi,
and "sofi-sawders" him with stories. Among
the rest he relates an adventure of his own wilh
an Englishman. The inn was crowded and
Sam could get no rest, unless he shared 'with
John Bull, who was already abed. Sarntm
dressed, "put out the light," and in "like a bed
bug." - '
"The critier was a lying, with his back to
me a snoring like a bull, and more than once
had I a mind to wake him, so that we might
have a fair start for v; but. then I thought it
would only eend in a fight, so I let him he. But
j:st as 1 was droopiu off 10 sleep, the criiter fell
to and kicked like a jackass. Lord, I thought
he would have kicked me out of bed, or broke
my leg, he kicked so like all possessed. Thinks
I 10 myself, what on ainh shall I do? shalLI
give him a slockdolager under the ear and wake
him up, or shall I turn to and kick him in re
turn again? I didn't actillv know whal to do;
at last I gets upon my knees, gist lays hold of
him by the shoulder and turned him over, with
his face to me, and his back to the outside of
the bed. Now, says I, kick away till you are
tired, will you, my beany, and you won't hurt
noihingbut the wall. Well, if he didn't si.ore
and kick away in great style, it's a pity, but as
he didn't touch me no more, I dropped to sleep,
and left' him baiterin away at the wall with his
heels like a paviour'a rammer.
"In the morniu ho was quiet enough; but'oh,
such an ugly, ungaining lookin beast I never
seed. Ho had his mouth wide open, a showin'
of his shags of teeih like a hor.-c when he
sneezes, and there was dry frouth on his nose
and lips from snnriin' so. His eyes were open
too, (for some men sleep with their peepers
open, like ihe Dutch overseer of the niggers
with the glass eye, in the sugar house) and
they stared like the eyes of an owl, and hail
just such a glassy, filmy, onmeanin' look. 'Vhr
nostrils were pinched in, and his nose lookVd
pointed, ahogether he was a ' perfect pi'cttVr'
of an ugly man. Hulo; shipmate, savs 1.
how's your heels ,this morniu' ? i guV$s
you must have hurt 'em agin that wall Ihsi
night, for you kicked like all vengeance: hm ff
was as sound as a top. With that, I throwM
down the clothes on my side, and was a geniii'
out of bed, when one leg touched him, and bU
skin was so cold and clammy, I turned round
and took another survey of him, and put mY
ear close to his mouth, anil I hope 1 may hr:
shot if he Varn't a3 dead as jherring. " 'Fit
was, I swear. It was an apperplexy fit he' hhd,
that inadeluirt kick so like mad.
" We had crowner'a inquest on the body,
says f, and the crowner, who was a bit of a
wag, returned a verdict, 'died of fright; atleep
in' along with a Yankee."