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Speak gently—it is better far
To rule by love than fear;
Speak gently, let not harsh words mar
The good we might do here.
Speak gently—lore should whisper low
To friends when faults we find;
Gently let truthful accents flow,
Affection's voice is kind.
Speak gently to the little child,
Its love be sure to gain ;
Teach it in accents soft and mild,
It may not long remain.
Speak gently to Me young, for they
Will have enough to,bear ; ,
Pass through this life as best they may,
'T is full of anxious care.
Speak gently to the aged one,
Grieve not the care-worn heart;
The sands of life are nearly rnn—
Let such in peace depart.
Speak gently, kindly to the poor,
Let no harsh tone be heard;
They have enough they must endure,
Without an unkind word.
Speak gently to the erriasr--know
That thou art also man;
Perchance 'unkindness drove them so;
0, win them back again.
Speak gently, for 'tis like the Lord,
Whose accents, meek and mild,
Bespoke him as the Son of God,
The gracious holy child.
Washed in his blood, redeemed to life,
The family of heaven,
Flee from all anger, wrath, and strife,
Forgive as they 're forgiven.
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate
Presbytery of Des Moines.
The Presbytery of Des Moines met at Oska
loosa November 6th, and was opened with a ser
mon by Rev. P, H. Jacob.
received that the Synod. of lowa had made cer-,
tain changes in the boundaries of Presbytery,
whereupon the names of the following ministers
and churches were dropped from the roll, viz :
Ministers.—G. M. Swan, D. V. Smock, James
Caldwell, S. C. M'Cune, Joseph Kerr, L. B. Crit
tenden, Thos. H. Dinemore, and licentiate John
Churches.—Bentonsport, Keosauqua, Winches
ter, Birmingham, Libertyville, Fairfield, Rich
woods, Shiloh, Crawfordsville, Washington, Lib
erty, Brighton and Dutch Creek.
Rev. J. M. M . Blroy was elected Stated Clerk.
Irwin Carson and J. M. Batchelder, ministers,
and David Wills, elder, were appointed a Com
mittee on Missious; also to act as Committee on
Rev. Irwin Carson and Rev. P. H. Jacob were
appointed on credentials of ministers laboring
- within our bounds.
Rev. 11. M. Giltner, missionary at Nebraska
City, was received as a member of Presbytery
from the Presbytery of Madison.
Presbytery adjourned to meet at Kirkville on
the second Thursday in April, 1857.
J. M. M'ELROY, Stated Clerk.
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate.
Synod of lowa.
The Synod of lowa convened in the First Pres
byterian church of Burlington, on the ]oth ult.,
and after sermon by the Moderator, Rev. S. • C.
M'Cune, from Rom. xii: 6, was constituted with
Succeeding the usual preliminaries, Rev. J. D.
Mason was chosen Moderator, and Rev. T.
By standing rule, one half-hour at the opening
of each morning session was spent in devotional
Rev. W. W. Corkhill, agent of the American
Bible Society, addressed the Synod on the sub
ject of his agency.
Rev. H. I. Coe addressed the Synod on the
subjects of Church Extension and Systematic
Rev. J. M. Stevenson, D. D., and Rev. A.
Sterritt, of the Synod of Indiana, were heard in
relation to a Theological Seminary for the North-
A memorial in relation to said proposed Semi
nary, and a Constitution thereof, were referred to
Messrs. Phelps, Crested and Dr. Henry to report
In due time the Committee reported in favor of
said Institution, and recommended the following
resolutions, which were adopted :
Resolved, That this Synod adopt the Constitu
tion submitted for the proposed Seminary, and
direct the Moderator and Clerk to sign the same
in behalf of the Synod.
Resolved, That Synod is decidedly of the
opinion that the Seminary should be under the
control of the General Assembly, and as soon as
the concurrence of the governing Synods can be
obtained, we shall anticipate a transfer of the
Seminary to the General Assembly.
Messrs. J. D. Mason, J. Phelps, D. D., and S.
J. Baird, ministers, and Hon. Lincoln Clark, and
J. M. D. Burrows and J. P. Conkey, elders, were
elected to the Board of Directors of the Semi
nary for the North-West, to meet in the city of
Chicago on the evening of the 6th of November
Rev. Andrew Happer addressed the Synod on
the subject of Foreign Missions.
According to standing rule, the roll:was called
to see if the brethren had preached on the sub
jects of the several Boards of the Church during
the year, and made contributions to the same,
when it appeared that most of them had com
plied with the rule.
Synod requested of Rev, S. C. M'Crine a copy
of his opening sermon, for publication.
The Trustees of Alexander College, through
the President, presented their third annual re
port, showing the Institution to be in a prosper
A new Presbytery was organized in the South-
West part of .the. State, to be called the Presby
tery of Council Bluffs, to hold its first meeting in
Sidney, on the third Friday of November next, at'
11 o'clock A. M., and to be opened with a sermon
by Rev. L. G. Bell.
Synod also constituted a new Presbytery in the
North-West of the State, to be called the Pres
bytery of Sioux City, to bold its first meeting in
Fort Dodge, on the first Thursday of November
next, at 7 o'clock P. M., to be opened by a ser
mon, by Rev. S. T. Wells.
Synod moreover unanimously adopted an over
ture to the next Assembly, asking a division of
their body, and a new Synod to be constituted
under the name of the Southern Synod of lowa.
Dubuque was designed as the place of the next
stated meeting of the Synod, second Thursday of
Complaints were made by the Presbytery of
Cedar, and a minority of the Presbytery of Du
buque, against the latter, for re-licensing D. W.
Lyons to preach the Gospel, which were heard,
and issued as follows :
Resolved, That the complaints be sustained so
far as the irregularities specified are concerned ;
yet they do not consider these as invalidating the
licensure of Mr. Lyons.
On the subject of Church Extension and Syste
matic Beneficence, after being addressed by Rev.
H. I. Coe, Synod adopted the following resolu
Resolved,. That the Synod urge upon all our
'ministers and churches the importance of hearty
co-operation with the Church Extension Commit
tee in carrying ont their plans and purposes.
Resolved, That Synod enjoin it upon all the
ministers and Sessions within our bounds, to
adopt some plan of Systematic Benevolence, so
that oontributiorus may be made annually in all
, the churches to the different Boards, and Church
Extension ; and to this end Synod recommend the
adoption of the plan presented in the printed
cards at hand for distribution.
Resolved, That as the calls for aid in church
erection are now very pressing, it is urged upon
all the churches to make a contribution to this
object daring the month of November next, and
to forward the same to the Committee at St.
Synod-expressed their gratification at the ap
i tiLtitment by the Board of Missionstof the-Rev.
15. T. Wells u Itinerant Missionary for this State,
to labor in our destitutions, and to organize
churches; and requested of all our churches a
hearty co-operation with him in advancing the
interests of his mission.
Papers containtno: ' notices of the decease of
three of our brethren during the past year,
and a Narrative of the State of Religion, were
On the Sabbath, Rev. 3. M. Stevenson, D D.,
preachedin the morning, at the close of which
the sacrament of the Lord's Supper was observed.
In the afternoon Rev. Andrew Flapper preached
on the subject of Foreign Missions, when a Syn
odical contribution of $4O was made to said
cause, and in the evening Rev. Justus T. Ilmsted
preached on the subject of Domestic Missions,
after which a Synodical collection of $37 was
made to this cause.
The services throughout were well attended,
and full of solemninterest. J. D. M.
For the Presbyterian Banner and Advocate.
Romans 1: 8-16.
Verse 8. First I thank my God through Jesus
Christ for you all, that your faith is spoken of
throughout the whole world.
Q. 1. What does be mean when he says,
First, I thank my God, etc. ? A. He
means he would begin, the Epistle by giving
thanks on their account.
Q. 2. What is the import of the phrase,
may God ? A. It implies an assurance of
reconciliation, and a conciousness that a cov
enant of peace exists between God and the
Q. 3. Why does he say, through Jesus
Christ? A. Because he coped his thanks•
giving would be acceptable to God through
Christ, and not on account of his own good
Q. 4. On what account did he give
thanks ? A.' Because the faith, fidelity and
devotedness of the Christians at Rome, was
spoken of throughout the whole world.
Q. 5. Do the words, the whole world,
literally mean every part of the earth, with
its inhabitants? A. Not at all ; for there
were many parts where the Roman Chris
tians had never been heard of
Q. 6. What, then, is the import of the
language ? A. It means that the faith of
these Christians was spoken of very gener
ally wherever Paul went, and all through
the Christian churches.
Q. 7. If every part of the world is not
meant, why is the language used ? A. It,
and the kindred phrases, •" all the world,"
"all men," " every man," is a form of
speech used to express what is very general,
or what is characterized by almost constant
uniformity, or what is very extended and
wide-spread. And this comprehensive style
of speaking was much more common• in
Eastern than in Western countries.
Verse 9. For God is my witness, whom I
serve with my spirit in the Gospel of his Son,
that without ceasing I make mention of yon
always in my prayers.
Q. 1. Why does he state that he men
tioned them always in his prayers.? A. To
assure them of his affection, and the deep
interest he felt in their welfare.
Q. 2. How does he manifest his anxiety
to convince them that he thus felt and acted
toward them ? A. By appealing to God as
a witness that it was so.
Q. 3. Is this appeal to God to be con
sidered as an oath ? A. By no means; be
cause an oath always implies the imprecation
of Divine vengeance in case of falsehood,
but these words only imply that the speaker
can appeal to God for the truth of what he
Q. 4. When he says, God is my witness,
why does he add, whom, I serve with my
spirit in the Gospel of his Son ? A. To
show that in his appeal to God he must be
sincere, because he served God with affec.
don, and in the most exalted relation ;
hence, in these circumstances, he could not
appeal to God but in the case of truth.
Q. 5. What is meant by serving God
with the spirit? A. That the service is
not merely outward, but the whole heart
and affections engaged in it.
Q. 6. In what calling did he thus serve
God? A. In the ministry of the Gospel.
Q. 7. When he says, without ceasing I
make mention of you, does it mean that he
constantly mentioned them, and nothing
else ? A. No; the import of the language
is, that it was his constant practice to men
tion them in prayer.
Verse 10. Making request, if by an - yrneans now
at length I might have a prosperous journey,
by the will of God, to come unto you.
Q. 1. What was one special object of
request in his prayers? A. That it might
be his privilege to visit the Christians at
Q. 2. What is the import of the words,
if by any means now at length ? A. They
express the Apostle's ardent desire to see
and imply' that it had been long cher
Q. 3. What is implied in the words, lqj
the will of God f A. .A desire.tbat God
would permit, and also thatke would direct
Q. 4. Was this request ever granted to
the Apostle ? A. He was allowed to visit
Rome, but it was as a prisoner; and his
journey might seem anything but prosper
ous; for he was shipwrecked, and suffered
much by the way. '
Q. 5. Is it an evidence that God does
not regard the prayers of his people, when
they are not answered according to their
desire? A. , No ; it is only an evidence
that God knows better than they do, what
is most for his glory and their good.
Verse 11. For I long to see you, that I may im
part unto you some spiritual gift, to the end
ye may be established.
Q. 1. Why did the Aposrle long to see
them ? A. That he might impart some
spiritual gift to them.
Q. 2. What is meant by spiritual gifts?
A. Extraordinary and miraculous endow
ments, which were common in the Apostolic
and also the ordinary gifts and
graces of the Holy Spirit.
Q. 3. For what purpose did he de
sire to impart these gifts to them ? A. In
order that they might be established.
Q. 4. How would the impartation of
these gifts tend to establish them? A.. Their
faith would be strengthened, their love in
creased, their zeal quickened, and their
steadfastness much confirmed thereby.
Verse 12. That is that I may be comforted to
gether with you, by the mutual faith both of
you and me.
Q. 1. How does the. Apostle avoid the
danger of giving offence, though he had said,
he expected to profit them .much? A. By
modestly intimating, that he expected to be
much profited also by his intercourse with
Q. 2. In what way would both he and
they be comforted by 'their mutual faith?
A. Faith here may signify piety, or godli
ness; then, by the mutual exercise of their
piety, or Christian graces, in conversation
and otherwise, they would be comforted to
Verse 13. Now I would not have you ignorant
brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come
unto you (but was let hitherto t ) that I might
have some fruit among you also, even as among
Q. L Why does the Apostle 'wish them
lIIE PRESBYTERIAN BAIN:NE.Ii AND ADN6CATE.
to know that be bad often purposed to come
to them ? A. In order that his not coming
might not be ascribed to his want of love for
Q. 2. Way did he not, come when be
purposed to do so ? A. Because he was let,
or kindred, by probably various and numer
ous causes, as he does not specify any.
Q. 3. What was the fruit which be de-
siredto have among them, as among other
Gentiles? A. Spiritual fruit—the fruit of
godliness and devotion, cultivated and gath
ered by his ministerial labors among them.
Verse 14. lam debtor both to the Greeks and to
the Barbarians, both to the wise and to the
Q. 1. Who are meant here by Greeks
and Barbarians, wise and unwise? A. Peo
ple of all nations, both the civilized and the
Q. 2. How was Paul a debtor to these'?
A. Not because he had received anything
from them ; but he had received the Gospel
in trust for them, and thus he was bound to
dispense it to them.
Verse 15. So, as much as in me is, lam ready
to preach the Gospel to you that are at Rome
Q. 1. What connexion has this verse
with the preceding ? A. It is an inference
from verse 14, acknowledging his, indebted
ness to them, and his readiness to dis
Q. 2. What is the meaning of, So,fts
much as in me is I A. Therefore, as far as
the matter rests with me, (but leavin,g the
disposal thereof to God,) I am ready to
Verse`l6. For lam not ashamed of the Gospel
of Christ, for it is the power of God unto sal
vation to every one that believeth ; to the Jew
first, and also to the Greek
Q. 1. Why does be say, lam not
ashamed of the Gospel ? A. Because the
thought of preaching the Gospel at Rome,
suggested to him the necessity of freedom
from shame on its account, and of apprising
them of the fact, that be was thus free.
Q. 2. Wby did the thought of preach
ing the Gospel at Rome suggest to him the
necessity of freedom from shame ? ' A. Be=
cause he knew that if the Gospel would any
where be turned into ridicule, it would be
Q. 3. Why was it liable to be thus
treated at Rome? A. Because the inhab
itants were sunk in corruption ; haughty and
self• sufficient; influenced by the pride of
wealth, rank, power, and worldly wisdom;
and to such, the bumbling doctrines of the
Gospel would be very unpleasant and hate
ful, even to contempt.
Q. 4. Why was he not ashamed of the
Gokpel ? A. Because it is the power of
God to salvation.
Q. 5. Does he say it is the power of
God to salvation to all men? A. No; only
to them that believe.
Q. 6. Does the Apostle mean that un
believers are saved by the Gospel ? A. No;
if his language has any meaning, it is, that
unbelievers are not saved.
Q. 7. What, they, are we to think of
Universalism, Which teaches that all are
saved ? A. That it is the voice of Satan
saying to men, "Ye shall not surely die,"
though ye refuse to believe.
Q. 8. How-is the Gospel the power of
God to salvation ? A. It is the means
through which the power of God saves men.
Q. 9. Are men saved only by the power
of God? A. Most assuredly they are; be
cause they have no power to save them
Q. 10. What is the meaning of, to the
Jew first, and to the Greek. also? A. That
the Gospel is for both Jews and-Greeks;
bat to be offered to the Jews first,
Macaulay and the Scotch
The history of Scotland, and the reputa ,
tion of Presbyterianism, are so intimately
connected, that members of our Church
must ever take a deep interest in having the
events of the last three hundred years,
which Occurred in the North of Great Britain,
Macaulay, the historian, with all his bril
liant powers as a writer, has shown himself
deeply inimical to orthodoxy, and to that
deep devotion and religious strictness which
belong to the faith of our Church.
Amongst others who have noticed this,
and have corrected his misrepresentations,
and repelled his assaults, is Blackwood's
Magazine. In the number of this work
for September, is an able article. Scot
land contended with England long and
nobly for a proper independence, and
her people were invincibly dttermined
to form their Kirk after their own
fashion—that is, as they were taught in
Scripture. , Nothing short of this would
satisfy her ministers and her people. The
reviewer, noting this, and the remark of
Macaulay, and others, giving her over to a
most lugubrious and unlovely fanaticism,"
thus proceeds :
Then, out of the heart of. this fanaticism;
out of the heated and fiery atmosphere
where Mr. Macaulay's Carneronians appear
like so many metaphysical Lucifers; out of
the world ruled by 'a frightful gang of
preachers, who hunt old women and young
' fools to the stake—there rises, without either
change of principle or alteration of senti
meat, not, strange to record ! a community
debased, miserable, and priest ridden, as it
ought to have been, according to all logic;
but a nation prosperous among the prosper
i ous ; a country rich, powerful, moral,
educated, renowned for enterprise, great
l in invention, and rich in all that abundance
and plentitude of thought, which is -the
noblest growth of national freedom. Out of
'the very heart of that dismal cloud of reli
pious gloom* which overspreads the land in
the pages of Mr. Macaulay, and in the nis
representation of many a writer less gifted
than he, rises a - strain of national music,
Isweet, tender, and joyous as the very voice
1 of nature; a wealth of poetry, noble and
I melodious, which any country might rejoice
to own, and a series of novels unparalleled
in the world. Has Scotland, then, changed
i ber principles and modified her faith ? No I
lit is not possible that an Established Church
could have remained so long without breaks
and offshoots; but the secessions from the
Church of Scotland, 'great and small, have 1
every one of them pursued her back to the l
'. closest letter of her ancient creed, and aimed
themselves, not at novelty, but at a stricter
,and firmer adherence to the unchanged
Standards of their faith. This country,
even in its dissent, remains unanimous. One
law of doctrine and order possesses, with a
' singular tenacity, the mind of the nation;
its other sects are all importations, limited,l
in number, and foreign to the soil ; and
even external' separation has pot been able
to disintegrate the natural and indestructi- i
. .ble union of belief, and thought. The lanati
-1 ohm of out fathers, glorious madness VI
cleaves to the hearts even of our children.
Full three hundred years of it have been in
Scotland ; it may be a very bad fanaticism—
blood-thirsty, unlovely, morose, and doleful;
so a great many people say, and so, with
a sad want of originality, says Mr. Macau
lay. Yet somehow, it is very clear, Scotland
has thriven under the shadow of this upas—
thriven, expanded, stretched abroad her
arms to the winds, and her head to the shy;
given the world full assurance, many a day,
of a free heart and a healthful spirit; and,
not least, (as the story goes,) rendered some
sturdy assistance to the production of Mr.
Macaulay, an orator of distinction, a politi
cian of fame, a brilliant essayist, and a his
torian unrivaled in popularity. Honor to
our blithe old mother, though she carries
her mirth in her heart more than on her
brow"! and-a 'swift, yet not unredeernable
downfall to all and sundry her traducers
and enemies, be they friend or fiend !
For it is still as true as ever it was, that
men do not, gather grapes of thorns, or figs
of thistles." If this historiau's account
were true, an Italy, or an Ireland, without
the beauty of the one or the wit of the
other, is'what our country must have been.
We are content to leave the facts of histoiy
to speak for us ; and with these so plainly
on our side, it is a great deal more easy to
believe the truth than the fiction; for in this,
as in all other cases, there is no such extent
of unreasoning and inconsiderate credulity
to be found anywhere, as among the enemies
of the faith.-
`After exposing the historian's misrepre
sentations of the Highlanders and the Scotch
politicians, the reviewer remarks :
We come now, however, to a part of Mr.
Macaulay's representations more important
than his opinion of the Highlalds, or his
strictures on the politics of the Revolution.
We are neither. Divines nor controversialists.
It is not our business to defend the especial
tenets of that faith under whose shadow our
country has grown and flourished; and we
are perfectly aware that no amount of reli
gious intolerance exceeds the eager intoler
ance manifested in general by those who
make no particular profession of religion,
against all who do. But we cannot help
remarking Mr. Macaulay's exhibition of one
of the most evident features of the time.
Within these dozen years or so—we do not
think the mania is much older—or rather the
litterateur, a personage not be be described
by the suave eighteenth century designation
or MUD of Letters—has taken upon himself
to attack and overthrow something which he
supposes to be Calvinism, and which, doubt
less, he means to distinguish thereby as the
most, rampant form of sombre and unlovely
religion. The monster thus attacked is a
very ugly monster; but flaps its arms
abroad into- the, sky with a suspicious per
.plexity of 'outline, and creaks in its move
ments as living limbs never ereaked in the
common air of heaven. While our adven
,knight rushes against it in all the
enthusiasm of chivalry, we, who are only
a spectator, stand by, much puzzled, and
look on through the storm of the onset with
a certain perception of something ludicrous
checking our interest and our sympathy.
What is it ? Alas, it is no giant—it is only
the windmill of the old story; and the zeal
of our champion tumbles down, sheer out of
the sublime into quite another region, as he
essays his maiden weapons on that porten
tous arm of wood.
We. desire to;do injustice to no man. We
do not accuse Mr. Macaulay of willfully mis
representing the doctrines of our faith, nor
the spirit of the same. We do not assert
that Mr. Dickens knows what he is doing in
the unfortunate production by which, t this
moment, be is bringing down his own fame.
We will not even say that the Broad Church,
though it is a clergyman, and ought to be
instructed,. really knows any better. What
we say is the simple assertion, that the mon
ster introduced to us by these accomplished
and able writers, and to which Mr. Macau
lay especially has given local name and hab
itation, has no existence in any creed, in any
Church, or in any religious> community in
the world. '
This being acknowledged, we are perfect
ly willing that every man should fight his
own win 3mill, after his own fashion. We
give our free consent, that every individual
Frankenstein should have its head cut off
incontinently by its own proper creator; but
we will not consent to have the faith, in
which we are. rejoiced to live and die, iden
tified with.• the monster of any man's imagi
nation, and still less to suffer a general slur
and stigma upon the Church and the memo
ry of our fathers, to us the most precious
things in history.
We have read a good many books of
Calvinistic theology, and heard in Our day
no small amount of sermons of the same
complexion ; yet we confess• we were sadly
ignorant of the doctrine of reprobation till
we began to make acquaintance with such
writers as Maurice and Kingsley, Dickens
and Macaulay. It is true, and we confess
it, that the Church of Scotland, parhaps im
pelled by a national spirit of logic more
absolute than that of England, and more in
the habit of following a certain truth to its
inevitable conclusion, solemnly admits the
darker alternative of that simple statement,
-in which lies the summary of her faith,
" There is no other name given under heaven
whereby we can be saved, but the nameJllf
Jesus." But that from this the Chnia of
Scotland has ever deduced any other practi
cal corollary than that of the Apostle,
" Preach the Gospel," we unhesitatingly
challenge Mr. Macaulay to prove"; and not
only Mr. - Macaulay, though he is a redoubt
able champion, but all the world.
Xil i istillaramo.
Co l nwaxoption. of Sugar.
Twenty years ago, the total consumption
of Augar, including the indigenous article,
was estimated at one thousand millions
pounds. We find the consumption of 1855
computed at two thousand seven hundred
and sixty millions pounds. Ot that amount,
Russia. consumed 126,280,000 lbs.
Zollverein, 292 600,000. "
Austria, • 101,500,000 tc
France, 266,000,000 "
Kingdomof Greatßritain, 720,000,000 "
Belgium, 74,000,000 "
Holland, 52,000,000 "
Sweden and Norway, 18,500,000
Portugal, - 20,000,000 f,"
The total consumption of the United
States, in 1855, was about seven hundred
and twenty millions pounds.
The sugar production in the South, and
the quantity of maple sugar obtained in the
other States, amounts only to a third of
the entire consumption of the United States.
Cane sugar was manufactured, according
to the census of 1850, .to the, amount of
247 1 E47 Mils., of LOOP lbs., or about 247,-
500,000 lbs., of that year. The entire pro
duction of maple sugar was 34,250,000 lbs.
in the same time. Since that time, the lat
ter has been reported as steadily decreasing,
while the former, in all probability, for the
present year, if not below the' above figure,
at least will not be much above it. From
1854 to 1855, a decrease took place of 6;000
hhds., and that of this year is said to be
much greater. Our entire production for
1856, therefore, at its maximum, is no more
than 280,000,000 lbs. Last year we im
ported 440,000,000 lbs., re-exports sub
stracted. The above figures give a consump
tion of 720,000,000 lbs., or about 29 lbs. per
head of the population, which is a higher
ratio than that of any other country in the
world. Mr. Tegobozsky, in his statistical
work on• Russia, estimates, the relative con
sumption of the various countries of Europe,
as follows :
Mr. R. C. Webster, living on the old road
to Hackensack, about, a ruiile from the New
York turnpike, and two miles from the Pas
saic Bridge at East Newark, some years ago
discovered on his property a peculiar rock,
which was found very useful for fertilizing,
and also for making paint, and it led to the
formation of a Manufacturing Company,
which purchased the land from Mr. W. for
They continued selling the land, for fetiliz
ing purposes until recently, when it was dis
covered that the stone contained about four
per cent. of nickel, and also a large proportion
of oxide of lime and cobalt, and a small por
tion of silver ' which parties in Europe had
known for a long time, and had been pur
chasing the rock at $l5 per ton, for the pur
pose of extracting these valuable substances.
A steam mill was recently erected for the
purpose of• grinding the rock into , powder,
and about twenty men are constantly em
ployed, 'who turn out from 300 •to 400 bar
rels a week,. each barrel weighing 400 ,
pounds. This is the second and richest dis
covery of nickel in the United States, and
promises ,to be very profttable,• the mine be
ing estimated to be worth millions of dollars.
A shaft is now being sunk and other im
provements made to carry on the business
with more facility.---Newark, N. J., Advo
AMERICAN DENTISTS IN EUROPE —lt is
formally announced in G-alignani's Messen
ger that Dr. T. W. Evans, the American
dentist to the Emperor and Empress, has re
turned to his residence in Paris from a jour
ney to NOECOW, where be bad been summon
ed to , attend the Emperor Alexander 11, and
the imperial family of Russia, all doubtless
with disordered teeth, after so much good liv
ing at the coronation.
DITtIENSE GROWTH.—The population of
Cincinnati within the corporate limits,
(which includes Hamilton county,) is stated
top be 470,000. The exports from that city
for the year 1855-'6 amounted to 850,844,-
780; in 1851-'2 to only $33,234,896. This
gives an idea of the great increase of busi
ness within four years. The imports into
the city the last year amounted to $75,295,-
Banks ofPittsburgh, par
Banks of Philadelphia, par
Bank of Oharobersburg,
Rank of Gettysburg, 3.4 .
Bank of Middletown, 1 4
Bank of Newcastle, r t.
Farm. & Kirov. Waytteslrg.
Pranklin ht. Washington, par
Honesdale bank, . 4
Bank of Warren, I
Relief Notes, 7 0,
All other solvent banks, par
State bank, and branchea
All otber solvent banks,
A]] solvent banks,
New York City,
liar RE SBV T ERI APi 8008 R0033115.-711E
ja. Depository is now well furnished' with all the Publican•
bons of the Presbyterian Board of Publication.andespecialt,
with those that are suitable for Sabbath School Libreria;
There is also a good supply of nearly 400 additional volumes,
selected with special care, from the numerous publication!
of the Massachusetts B. a. Society , and the American S.
Orders from any past of the country will be promptly at
tended to by addressing the subscriber. Honey may be awn
by mail at our risk.
_Use, a good supply of stationery.
norl7 TArtINS A. IRWIN, Librarian
KxeoßD F EDI&LE COLLEGE" BUTLER
County, Ohio, under care of the Synod of Cincinnati.
Principal, Rev. J. W. Scott, D. D., aided by eight assistant
teaehers. Expense from pi to goo per session of five
months., Scholarships at rates still lower. The buildings
mid grounds are nnsurpaafed. Every modern convenience
and comfort bee been supplied. Rooms all bested with
steam, and lighted with gas. Sessione open early in Jimto
ary and September. For tirculors or information in detail,
apply to DR. SCOTT, or REV W. S ROGERS, Oxford, Ohio.
Vint I 0 RI ) . 0 I la Ali 0 - GRATHRai S'l`ooll'..
RA D. KIRKRATRIOR & SONS. Yn. ' 2l R. THIRD 9f., be.
ween Market and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, have for
- DRY AND sitzren SPANISH H7DRS,
Dr* ond..Green Salted Patna Alpe, Tanner's Oil, Taw:Leer
and Corrier's Toole at the lowest prices, and upon the beat
itgl- 411 kinds of Leather in the rough wanted, for
wbieb the highest market price will be given in cask, or
taken in exchangetor Hides Leather Mr.. 43 free of attarg..
BELLS: BELLS I BELLS I BELLS:—FOR
Churchee, Academies, Factories, Steamboats, P ante
tions. &c., made by the subscribers, mid a large assortment
kept constantly on hand, mounted with their newly im
proved:iron Yoke, which, by a detached plate, permits the
bell, without taking it from the yoke, to be turned on its
vertical axis, any distance, however • small, or completely
found ; thus lessening the danger of a fracture from repeat•
ed blows of the clapper in one place: This yoke also com
bines the movable arm by which the bell may be raised or
lowered in its bearing. if desired, thus increasing or dimin
ishing the force of the blew. The recent adaptation of iron
cases. in which they mould all sizes, increases their werking
funlitles, and also enhances the quality of the casting : which
with those or thirty years during which the
establishment has been in operation, have gained for their
bells an unequalled celebrity for volume of sound and quality
oftone, and for which they bavejust received, January, 1855,
the first premium, at th&World's Fair, many from this coun
try and Europe being in competition, and which is the nine.
.they have received. Being located at the junc
tion of railroad, canal and river routes, they can ship in any
direction at • a moment's notice. For further information,
apply for circulars. Address
ANDIMW ittEltiEBLY'S SONS,
West Troy, Albany Co., N. Y.
-NT is NOT A DYE I—GREY lIATRED,
Bald, or persons afflicted with diseases of the hair or
scalp, read the following, and judge of
MRS. S. A. ALLEN'S WORLD'S HAIR RESTORER.
REV. M. TIIACTIER, (60 years of age,)Pitcher, Chenango
County. N. Y. " Sly hair is now restored to its natural
color, and ceases to - . '
REV. PROP. GEORGE SHEPARD, Bangor, Me. "I find
friends who on my recommendation, are disposed to try it.
REV. WIL CUTTER, Editor Mothers' Magazine, N "My
Weis changed to its natural color, and growing on bald
REV. B. P. STONE, D. D, Concord, N. H. "My hair,
which was grey. is now restored to it's natural color, &e."REV. D. CLENDENIN, Chicago. ill. "I can add my
testimony, and recommend Win my friends." ~ •
REV. D. T. WOOD, Middletown...N. Y. "My own hair ha
greatly thickened. and also that of one of my family, vb•
was becoming bald. &c."
REV. J P. TUSTIN, Charleston, B. O. ' The white hair is
becoming obviated, and new hair forming, Sze."
REV. A. PRINK., Silver Creek, N. Y. "It baspinduced a
good effect on my hair, and "Lean' and have recommended it."
REV. JOSEPH. McKEE, Pastor of West D. R. church,
recommends it. •
REV. D. MORRIS Crone River, N. Y., aim, and
MRS. REV. H. A. PRATT. Hamden, N. Ir.
We might swell this list, but if the above fail tom:trine
Bold by all the principal merchants in the United SOO s,
Cuba and Canada. •
Wholesale and retail depot, No 355 BIIMMO Street. N. Y.
Some dealers try to sell articles,. instead of this, on
lybieh they makti more :proftt; if ko, write; id depot for. cir
cular and information.
per head. per head.
24.0 States of ZollTerein, 5.6
18.3 Sweden and Norway, 3.7
17.1 Austria, 2.8
8.3 Russia, 2.2
FOB TIII9 PAMM.
NEW JERSEY 6 DELAWARE.
All solvent banks,
All solvent banks,
AU olvent banks, 2
All solvent banks, 2
All solvent banks,
lAU aolvent banks,
All solvent banks,
State bank and branches,
Bank of State of Missouri, 5/4"
Blur. & Fire Ins. Co. cheeks, 5
All solvent banks, 8
/ROA CITE COMMERCIAL COLLEGE
OF WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA.
An Institution for the Business man. Chartered, April, 1800.
Located at Pittsburgh, opposite the Post Office.
Having a larger patronage than any similar Institution
of the West.
BOARD OF TRUSTEES.
His Exc'y., Gov. Jas. Pollock, Hon. R. M. Riddle.
Hon. Wm. Bigler, Ex-Goo. lion. J. E. Brady,
COL Wilson McCandless, B. A. Pryor, Esq.,
Col. William Hopkins, 18. L. Fahnestoek, Esq.,
Capt. D. Campbell, Ed. Campbell, -Esq.
N. P. Fetterman, Esq., Alm- cider , Bradley, Esq.
Principal—F. W. JENKINS.
I. I. MTCEICOCK, (author of "A New Method of Teach
ing Book-Keeping,") Profess& of the Science of Accounts,
and of the Art of Book-Keeping, and Teacher of Arithmetic,
and its application to business.
JOHN ILEMINO, (author of the "National System of
Book-keeping,") Lecturer on the Science of Accounts, and on
Business, its customs and usages.
ALEXANDER COWLEY and W. P. COOPER, Span
cerian Writers, (who have no superiors as Penmen,) I'm
feasors of Epistolary, Commercial and Ornamental Penman
ship, and Lecturers on Mercantile Correspondence.
JAMBS H. HOPKINS, Esq., of the Pittsburgh Bar, Lee-.
Carer on Commercial Law.
D. BACON, Professor of Mathematics, Lecturer on Politi
cal Economy and Commercial Geography.
JAMES W. KENNEDY, of " Kennedy's Bank Note Re
view," Teacher of the art of Detecting Counterfeit Money.
Conducted by a full and efficient Faculty.
TERMS OF TUITION.—PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.
Book-Keeping, full Accountant's coruse,including
Arithmetic and its applications, Commercial Cal
culations, all Lectures, Practical Penmanship,
(a Life Scholarship) . . .. . . $3.5.00'
Same course for ladies, (apartments separate) . 0100
Penmanship, practical, time unlimited, . . 10.00
Ornamental Penmanship, as agreed upon.
Arithmetic (new system) time unlimited . . ' 10.00
Higher Mathematics, Surveying, Engineering, Mechanical,
Architectural and Ornamental Drawing and Construction
Languages, Elocution, kc., as per agreement.
DESIGN OF THE INSTITUTION.
To furnish the beet means for Acquiring a Thorough Bus
times Education, in the shortest time, and at the least ex
As here taught, embodies all the knowledge and Improve.
meets taught elsewhere, with some valuable additions no
where else applied, so that graduates here will be fully able
to manage the books of any business concern.
(A new system) and its application to business is here (and
hereonly) included in the commercial course.
Practical and Ornamental, by A. COWLEY, and W. P.
COOPER, Teachers of the Spenceria.n system, unsurpassed
Penmen, who drew the first Premiums in Ornamental, Bus
iness and Ladiee'Pen.manship, atithe last State Fairs in Ohio
Delivered daily on Sook-lieeping ; the Deages, Laws and
Ethics of Commerce; Finance and Banking; Political Econ
omy, Commercial Geography, Counterfeit Money, &c. An
acquaintance with all being necessary to the highest SUCCeee
?day enter at any time; no vacation; review at pleasure;
Tuition, full Cornxnerciat Course,
Stationary, dc., about , .
Board, per week, can be obtained for .
Three hundred .Students have entered this College from this
city alone (besides others from abroad) since last October.
Numbers from other Colleges apply here to coal-plat their
education, so that they may be fully qualified for successful
Specimens of Writing and °iron'are containing fall laor
mation, sent by mail free of charge. Address,
F. W. JENKINS,
cfeels-ly Iron City College, Pittsburgh, Pa.
TUTTERING AND STAMMERING
CURED, Without Pain or Surgical Operation. -
The readers of the Banner and Adurcaft will, recollect
Published a notice last Winter, beaded " The Last Call to
Stuttering and Stammering Persons," in which I announced
was the only chance they would ever have of getting cured,
and all who desired the cure should either send for it hy
mail or call themselves before the lath of March, as on that
day I had made arrangements to resign my profession, and
retire from the practice. Since the lath, I have personally
consulted forty, and sent the cure by mail to AXty. indi
viduals. In every instance perfect satisfaction has been
rendered. In justice to all who are so unfortunate as to
stutter or stammer yet. I have thought proper to give
another opportunity of being cured, and therefore would
respectfully request them to send me $2O, (which is leas
than my usual fee,) and I will immediately send them my
core. By so doing they save the expenee of traveling. I
am a responsible man. and if my cure is not effectual I will
agree to refundthe money. Recollect. thin cure never faßs.
Address Dr. WYOKOPF, Boa 746; Pittsburgh Post Office.
There has been e. eating population of imposters travel
ing the rauntry, praessing to cure impediments of speech
by my system, and many have had the audacity to advertise
in my name. and give the names of men for reference whom
they never knew or saw. When persons who stammer
called, those men would represent me,
and in several in
stances produce a certificate purporting to be mine, vesting
in them full power and authority to practice as my Agents.
I have frequently warned the Public of these men, as they
are not in full possession of my system, and cannot cure.
Through untiring pereeverance, I arrested two of them,
and others will sooner or later share the same fate. This
cure for Stuttering or Stammering is one of my own
discovery, far which I have a copy right, secured by law,
and have successfully practised the same for the term of
My references are of the highest order, such as the Medi
cal Faculty of New York, Philadelphia, and the University
of Virginia, all the Press of Pittsburgh, Washington,
Greensburg. and Uniontown, Pa., besides fifty thousand
persons in different parts of the country.
This cure for Stuttering and Stammering is performed in
less than one hour. There is no pain or surgical operation
The beauty of all this is, it will cure children of five, and
adults at the age of one hundred years. A person who is
cured by it, can never again stutter, even if they try. • I of
fer to forfeit $lO,OOO if any person can ever afterwards Stut
ter, by application of the mire.
It was formerly customary to annmince, that no pay
would be required urdess a perfect cure was performed.
That was done to show the people there would be no risk In
*giving me a trial. But now, inasmuch as the leading citi
zens of Pittsburgh, know my cure - never fails, it would be
superfluous to make another such announcement.
myal-tf - BR. WYCKOFF.
lippOO'SS AND SHOES, BOUTS AND SHOES.
111.0 —JABLES ROBB, No. 89 Market Street, between the
Market House and Fifth Street, would call the attention of
his friends and customers, and all others who may favor him
with their trade, that for the future he will be found at his
New Shoe Store, as above, with an entirely New Stock of
Boots, Shoes. Gaiters, Slippers; Palm Leaf. Pedal, Tustin; and
Braid Hate, &c.; consisting .in part of Gents' Fancy Opera
Boots. Congress Gaiters, Oxford Ties, &c., &c.; Ladles', Misses'
and Child, ens' Fancy Boots, Gaiters, Ties, Slips, &c., very
beautiful ; Boys' and Youths' Dress Boots, Shoes, Ties and
his stock is one of the largest ever opened in this city, and
embraces everything worn by the ladies of Philadelphia and
New York, and, he trusts, cannot fail to please all. Great
care has been taken selecting•the choicest goods, all of
which he warrants.
He also. continues to manufacture, as beretofore. all de
scriptions of Boots and Shoes, and his long experience of
over twenty years in business in tbis city is, he trusts, a suf
ficient guaranty that these who favor him with their custom
will be fairly dealt with. ap2fr-tf
rEnttSCAROR.t. ACADEMY * FOUNDED IN
1836.—The Winter Session of this Institution opens
on the Ist of November next. The last Catalogue numbers
160 students, from ten States of the Union. The course of
instruction is full and thorough, both as to preparation for
btisinessand for College. Students have been entered by the
Principal at Yale, Pi inceton, Dickinson. Lafayette, Jefferson,
Washington, and Delaware Colleges. tocatim in the-coun
try, easy of access, healthful, free from temptations, and in
the midst of beautiful scenery. The morel and religions
influences in and around the Institution are all the most
anxious parent can desire. Per catalogues, containing full
information, apply at this office, or to
J. H. SHUHAKER, M. A., Principal,
se2o•ran Atadernia, Juniata County, Pa.
SILVER PLATED' WARE,
dOIIN 0. MEAD & EONS,
The oldest and most experienced =cum PLATERS in the
TEA SETS AND URNS,
GOBLETS, TUREENS, &c., &e„,
The most elaborate and richest patterns
mows, FORKS, LADLES, FRUIT, TEA AND TABLE
No. 15 South Ninth Street, above Chestnut,
Near the Girard House
ALTSBURG MALE AND FEMALV
.ACA T.—The Tenth Bession of this institution
will open on the 3d of Noveniher. and continue the months.
Prof. 8. Dana, (graduate of Yale,) Principalund Teacher
in Male Department.
Miss Mary I. Dunlap, (graduate of Steubenville,) Teacher
in Female Department.
For farther information, address any member of the
W. bPILWAIN, President, Rev..T. GILRERBON,
J. M. ROBINSON. Treasurer, Rev. W. W. WOODEND,
J. R. DOUGHERTY, Secretary, A. ROBINSON,
R. R. ISPOREA, J. W. ROBINSON.
R. W. W. HALL.' APFTIOR OP BRON.
CitITIS AND EINDRED DISEASES. Sent postage
paid for $l.OO.
Editor of Hall's Journal of Health, a monthly at $l.OO a
year, confines himself now, as for many years past, excitt
atvely to the treatment of diseases of the
TIIROA.T AND LUNGS,
at his offlra. N 0.42 Trying Plait% NRW York Toy
All ES DIGBY S 181 LIBEBTY STREET, EAT JUST
di received a large, good, and fashionable stock of Fall
(Mods for Gentlemen's 'wean comprising French and English
Broad Cloths. for Costs, Beaver, Pilot, Whirlpool, 'ragg,
flair Skin, and Petersham cloths, for Overcoats. A splendid
stock of Mach and Colored Cassitueres, for Pants. Vesting
of the richest and newest styles, comprising some of the
newest and most elegant patterns In Silk Plush and Velvets.
Also, on band. a large, well made, and fashionable stock of
ready.made Clothing, of superior cut and finish—together
with a general assortment of Gentlemen's Furnishing Goode,
consisting of white and colored shirts, under shirts, drawers,
stocks, silk handkerchiefsand cravats, suspenders, gloves,
8:c. 'Will be sold cheap. •
ft. B.—Orders in the tailoring line executed in the best
Manlier. at the shortest notice. nol-2m
1131 OOH AND JOE PD.I.N TIN G. TILE
lUD übaeriber, being provided with Stearn Printing
Preens, and a great variety of Printing Types and other fix.
tures, is prepared to execute every description of Books
Pampblets, Cards, Bills, Labels, de.
Blank Deeds, BLank'Books Paper and Stationary, always
on hand. J. T. SHB.YOCK,..
No. S 4 Fifto Street, Gazette Building.
Nitzburgh, Dee 8.1855'
dr(ONTAGE SEMINARY FOR votma
LADIES, Pottstown, Montgomery County Pa.
The Winter Session 'cif this Institution vilreommence
Eovember 4th. For Circulars, with full patticularstaddress
REV. W. R. WORE..
Principal and Proprietor.
pOll2l B. M'RADDEN & SON, 95 ITARILET
STREET, Pittsburgh, dealers% W atebei,'JetreirY, and
vell A. IL 1136-.... JA*BS A . B SIBCOFy~ DEX.
NU 718 T. 4d7 WALNTIT .10wavde Ninth Pbila
SCHOOL, MOUNT. HOLLY, N. 3.—Designed to pre
pare boys thoroughly for college; or . business. Fora-pros
pectus, do., address Hey. SAMUEL MUER; A. M. Princi"
pal. Number of well qualified assistant teachers ample.
Buildings sad groutola eahnisire. Situation pleasant and
bealltful. Access sup iailroad from New York. and
IPhiladelpids, ffehttiata retitled at ors tluiß. J&l4-if
. ' $35.00
. . 5.00
JJuFvss REiiCANT/L,74 COLZ.Lcy.
t_te PITT6BIIIIiiii, iaLELL....“,, no::
bVItLINGTuIS, lOW d•
Founded in 1840, and incorporated by tbeLegielatu; t ri
Pennsylvania, iiitb perpetual charter.
Um.. James Buchanan, Bch. Diuc.f Ilanlpton,
Hon. Wm. Wilkins, hut,. istt;,, tor.
lieu. W. H. Lowrie. Gen. J. 11,
FACIASY AT PLat,ist,i,Gll.
P. DUFF, President, author of .• Dun's L'ook-kesphir,-
" The Western Steamboat Accountant," Z,c.; Ptuies,nt f
the Principles and Practice at' Don ble-nutry hoot - Aseling,
A. T. IitWDEN, J. S. DUNCAN, and if.
elate Professors of Double,ttitty Book-keeping.
J. D. WILLIAAIS, Profeesur of Cammack] and Ornitawi..
tat Penmanship, the best Business and OnatareLtul Petal,
in the Umtsd States.
J. S. DU SCAN, Assistant Profess.or of Penmanship.
N. B. BATCH, Professor of Commercial Law and Politica
lion. Judge SIIANis.','ON and J. M. KIRKPATRICK, 1,,,
cial Lecturers on Commercial Law.
Rev. DAVID FLipillSON, A. DI., Lecturer on eCelnle I C',l
Ethics, (late Professor of Ancient and Modern Langne,,,
of Washington College.)
P. Ittli• F. Lecturer on the History and Principles of Con,
merge, Banking, &c.
JOHN hIURYHF, Teacber of the Art of Detecting Ccr.l..
terfeit Bank Notes; the only thoroughly qualified
of this Art in this part of the country.
TELE CLASSICAL DILPABTMENT
Embraces a full course of Classical, Mathematical att
Y. nAYDEN, A.M., Principal and Professor of Langta,
F. L..APEL, Professor of French and German Li:cap.:3p E .
spatyoOß and G. ANTON, Professors of Vocal ar.
- Phis istiroiversally admitted to be the largest and rco
perfectly organized Commercial College in the 1:or.,
The teaching of Book-Keeping, Penmanship, and (4.1,1
collateral sciences hare been brought to a degree of
tion not attained in any other of the kind in the COlllary,
As an adequate idea of the arrangement.* of this it , , , litl t
tion can only be obtained from its pamphlet circulars.
are mailed free to all plats of the country, with statim ei ;
of Mr. Williams' Penmanship, when desired. jelrt
EALTH AND NTEMArtai'D /MUST ILLN
ITABLY.FOLLOW ITS USE.
IBERHAVE'S ROLLAND BITTERS.
HOLLAND REMRD'Y FOR DYSPEPSIA,
DISEASES OF KIDNEYS, ETYEE COAIPLALYT,
WEAENF.SS OF ANY RIND,
FEVER AND AGUE,
LED TUE VARIOUS AFFECTIONS CONSEQUENT 171 , 01: A
DISORDF.RED STOMACH OR LIVER,
Such as Indigestion, Acidity of the Stomach. Colicy Pan.
Heartburn, Lose of Appetite, Despondency, Costiveness, 135,
and Bleeding Piles. In all Nervous, Rheumatic and New,:
gin Affections, it has in numerous instances proved high.
beneficiai,and in others effected a decided care.
Nature finds no new enemy to combat with this deligbth
tonic in the system. Ifs effects are almost magical, yet ti
cureperantenent. It communicates no violent sboch to 11
'System, but by arousing its vital energy to normal ertit.r,
enables it to throw off the owl - se, and thus thoroughly erK.
icates the disease.
When its medicinal virtues are so universally adtnowledi
ed, and particularly here, where it has become so popular
family medicine, that it is sold by many of the grocers. , >
well as all the druggists, It would seem needless to of,
further evidence; yet as there are, doubtless, some who bar,
tried many advertised remedies. and still suffer from fiss.
pepsia in ono or more of its dreadful forms, we subjoin 1.1. i
following certificates, the authenticity of which cannot be
doubted, coming, as they do, from persons so well known.
URA IT 1S1)011 , TG FOR THE SICR.
Wn,t. Behnehnian, Bsq., the well known I ithogropher, e
"I 'have frequently used Bourbave's Holland Bitters, end tai:
it invariably relieves indigestion and debility."
Rey. Samuel Babcock says: "1 found special relief from
its use for a severe headache, with which I had long sat
J. W. Woodmen. Bsq„, saga: "1 have used Buerbave's lic)
land Bitters myself, and reoomMended it to others, knovier,
It to be just what it is represented."
Aid. Jonathan Neely/of Lower St-Clair, says: "I irc.
derived great benefit from its we, for weakness of the stem
soh and indigestion."
James ilt, Murphy says: "After EoVerai physicians Ic,',
failed, Beerhave's Holland Bitters removed the pain tit n, 1.3
benrt and side, arising from indigestion."
The editor of the ICittanning Free Press Faye : After cli•
of the best physicians in this place bad failed, Itecriran,?:
Holland 'Bitters cured me of the worst form of dyspepsa.'
Francis Felix, only manufacturer of the " original Eximel
of Coffee," says: ' I know that sow- Holland hitters is
of the best medicines in the world, for a disordered stenn.l
Mr. Ludwig, editor of the Pad:a, Baltimore, pronounces 11
a medicine deeerving the confidence of the public.
.Dr. Eliethart, the leading German physician of Pennsy:.
vania, has prescribed it frequently during the last three
years, with marked success, in debilitated states of the di
gestice organs; or of the system generally.
The manager of BaDon's Vinegar Factory says: used
myself, and was therefore induced to try its effects upon v.y
wife, (troubled with the great debility common to all et
consureptlvachabit,) and reallyit is doing her more good tbs:
anything she has ever taken."
NOTlCEl—Whoever expects to find in this abreerage ITV
be disappointed ; but to the sick, weak, and low spirited. i
will prose a grateful aromatic cordial, possessed of SiDguin!
CAUTION t— The great popularity of this delightful Arm;
has induced many imitations, which the public should guar.::
against purchasing. He not persuaded to buy any thing (+sc.
until yon iwve given ficerhave's Rolland Bitten, a fair trizl.
One bottle will convince you how infinitely sr/parlor it is is
all these imitations.
Sold at $i per bottle, or six bottles for $6, by the ed.:
proprietors ' BENJAMIN PAGE, JR. at CO.,
Manufacturing Pharmaceutists & Chemists,
Corner Smithfield and Third Streets, Pittsburgh
Philadelphia, T. W. Dyott & Sons, 132 N. 2d Street. Ne ,
York, Barnes & Park, 304 Broadway, eor. Duane. Baltimore
Cnspare Brothers, Gay Street and Penna.. A.'venne. Cincis
Lodi, John D. Park. Chicago, Barclay Brothers, 213 B. Wat!. •
Street. St. Louie, Barnard Adams & Co. New 011erms.
Wright & Co. decB-y
WE INVITE TEE AmTravriox Cf the public to the
PHILADELPHIA HOUSEKEEPING DRY GOODS STO:IN
where may be found a large assor.tment of all kinds c
Dry Goods, required in furnishing a house : thus sacr..
the trouble usually experienced in hunting such ertich
in various places. In consequence of our giving our s:
tention to this kind of stock, to the exclusion of - , •s!
and fancy goods, we can guarantee our prices and sty:,
to be the moat favorable in the market.
- IN LINEN GOODS
we are able to give perfect satisfaction, being the oLri" , :
ESTADUSELED LENIN STORY 171 THE CITY, and having bra":
for more than twenty years regular importers from
of the best minaufacturers in Ireland. We offer ale,'
laige stook of
FLANNELS AND MUSLINS,
of the best qualities to be obtained, and at the very itrr.
prices. Also, Blankets, Runts, Bleedings, Tickingr,
-mask Table Cloths, and Napkins, Towellings, Diet*.
Huckabacs, Table and PiaLo Covers, Damitake sand
mina, Lace and Muslin Curtains, Ilimltiss , Furnl•o„
Chintzes, Window Shadings,Ac., Ac.
Jm cowELL a EON,
S. W. corner CHESTNUT and BEVTINTD Etr,
Ala have removed to tbeir new store, 1.32 Wood street,
doors above Fifth street, whirl) we have built with tbw
press adaptation to our increased business
The first floor has been fitted up in modern style ,
sively for our retail trade. where will always be found a
plete assortment of the most fashionable styles of Ger
Youths Riding Rats and Children's Goode, adapted
seasons. We shall be pleased to dee our friends at our r...‘
The four upper stories are expressly for ow Vila+e.
Trade, where will be found a full stork of Hate and i
embracing Beaver, Silk. every variety ; Soft, Panama, 1
horn, Braids. and Pains Leaf Hats; Silk Plod and Cl,'
Cups, and Childreee Goods of all kinds.
Merchants visiting our city will find it their interest to
amine our stock, as our.facilities are such as to cmtle s•
mmpete with any jobbing house in the eastern Ohl.
el JTA 2MR 'VS ENVELOPE MAL t"=-
ILI TORY, 5534 South FOURTH Street, below Gbo:,
EnTelopes, Die Binkiog and Engraving, Dies Altere:,
velopes &wiped tvitb Business - Cards, Haincenpatbic
opes, self sealed and printed directions, Paper Bagr ft:
ealturists, grocers, &a., for pitting up garden seedk F.
FRUITING of all kinds, viz Cards, Bill-Beads
ENGRAVING of Visiting and Wedding Cards, wit.
.velopee to fit exactiy, of the finest Thaglish, Franck
Envelopes made to order of any size, quality En ,.
crlption. Conveyancer's Envelopes tar deeds, nor:I: ,
old papers, Are., made in the best manner by
NR. WM. COL!3
.B. Orders sent by Express, or as per agreement
.IVE PER ICESOI 4 SAVING
the National Safety Company, incorporated
State of Pennsylvania.
Money is received in any sum, large or small, asd
paid from the day of deposit.
The office is open every day,from 9 o'clock in the t
till 7 o'clock in the evening, and on Monday and
evezdamt till 9 o'clock.
Interest Five Per Cent.
All sums, large or small, are paid back ingo/d, Gem''
without notice, to any amount.
This SETINO FONT how has more than mut Irian; vi
lam, all in 'IIiORTGAGEI3, GRODInCRENI - a, and other 51 , :t
investments, for the security of depositors.
ARP. Office, 'WALNVT Street, South-West cornet
tr , n. It IN E. s s GAM. fie G POWDER:
0111011 CAL I'I:AST, is a great saving of Eqi ,s
shortening, and far Superior to Cream of Tartar. •
aerates; or anything else of .the kind. Be partire..:
ask for Durkee's, if you wish the genuine. and do n , e-'
to be disappointed in having the true article. His Ei„..•
is on each canister. Take no other that interested
may endeavor to palm off on you. Durkee's Baking f`:
has been adopted in most of the first cues Hotels vet
tog private families in New Yorkl as the best and
factory article. It is guaranteed to pleat*. Sold 1 :
best Grocers, Druggists and Country. Storekeepers t t n
out the Union, and at wholesale, , by
REIN & EVIRETT.
No. TS NortlaiNONT Street. PlailE4ell"l2:.
0 S MARSH, DIAgor7C TEisJ P l.
CHFST?:UT Street, abyss Eecenth,
largest PIANO PORTE.: MELODEON, end ItICS/C
in the United States. , Wholesale end Retail.
ASS.- Branch at 117 MARRET Stret.t. Wihningtor-P.:
Boardman, Gray &Co.'s celebrated Dolce cfimrat":
Fortes, of Albany; Jacob Chickerlng's, of Eostre:
& Co.'s. of Nevi - York; F. P. Horne, of Albany ; LAY':
ger's. Of New. York ; J. Marsh's. of Ph
Ladd & of Roston: C. W. Fist & Co 'e Yrrnrr.
Anaonia; Cerbert, Needham & Nev.
George.A. Prince A. Co.'s, 7..4.1% , Toils : s."teinvsy
Piano Fc.rtes, of Neu- York ; William Millet's. of
and:other distinguished mates, constar.tly on band.
• /111113P...pi. A.O IR TO SITE visswArren.A
JEWELRY, SILVER WARE, and FANCY
Is at W. R. ELTONIIRAWS
'Watch. Jewelry, and Silver Ware Store, NO 2.
SECOND Street.between Pine and Union, west side • •
wbere you will bud a large assortment of
named goods: also, Plated Communion Serr2cr:
Sete , Cake Baskets. Castors, Spoons, Seas.
kinds of Watches. Jewelry, and Silver W$T,
orderand repaired. VILA deduction made to Cerz3
'I2 I S. I will sell my goods as low as can be had is I:*
CARD .—ILAVING TEVI PT.!? I .
Ilk year the system of dealirg it
and lioneekeeping Goode, we are rtm fol 3
advantages, both to buyer and seller. v Mob
We eortfine ourselves to the aboce ns int d Oaf
and can thus devote mere attention to, and put
much larger aseortment of each class. err fuck
DO belle, or goods to he •= 1 , 3 o tt" r `.
of large profit ngcn linens, and other artiolts 7i L
the purchaser has the adventsel peipetirg
assortment, the induenraentp of low prfreF. taf.
ty of gelling the very beet quality. IF •
ask the inspection of our sleek by tbope nrntinr at
our line, and feel confident they rennet led to 1 1 __,
govia end prhg, BROOKS Cet,l't,,
Wire Kb: 75 fillfrret Virsat:lllo'cr?