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Tlic fiIIimini, l.noiIicr with tlio well
known sermon on "Tho Harp of n Tlirui
nnii Strings," is juililislii'il in Unlnml ns
u irritnMv i-jhm imeii of tlie pulpit oratory
tf the Wkwuotl uf tlio frilled Slates:
, ."I'luvitl trct tlti iiu, J'iu the tiMin what
Vfauticlu'il ihumrnum winch 1m ben print
,"wl tn lu paper from ihfl lex, 'Ami lin
f jlnyed en a iifirp nv n l!n'tisnnl strin!i-
trrriiti tiv jus, turn ntoJu, perfect' I
lunulas well anyl ilnu'l take piiilii in things
uv that (KH-'v-fvrtri 'tlm- iinnnj;e U" ny
tex for tu'day, I'm ntt 11 nitier the chief
, turning ten UHMiavruli niu) I ho one nltogeihur
Hivly. . j hem ) the word which you II
find in etn'si. I'm pvino tn preach
without notes, 'knso I i an'l rile, nnii 'knsc
I roulJn't rend cf I ceulil. My notes nro
hunk, notes, uv which I hnve a pocket full,
nnil notes of hand, which I hIiiiII ;ivo to
'Wrmpiinj lu rollr-ct, when 1 nj lurk to
liirfmiiiiy, fur I in nn orful sinner. 1 1
( liR'f biiioiij; ten thousand, nml the one nl-
"Thin tex, my hreethrin?, rnn ho ilivi
led into three. itiuc) luM mtohiI
third. 1' um 1 in an orful (inner. Tlint
nietuis you imliwidully, not mu personally
iiiaruio luoru turn nor one. lis a run
tu drink wuter, and rnicli the noe, whur
u little hnerril will keep you in ijood lienlih
'tis a nin to ulenl, unless you 'Meal
nwhilo it way' 'ti a tin to swear, un
less you swear and sin not 'tis a sin to
Jie, unless you lie low mid keep dark.
JVide is sin. Sum is proud of their hooks;
now I ain't, though I've tho gift and the
crit to sjieuk in. Sum U proud of their
Inrnin'; thank (iod I've nuno to l o proud
of for I'm an orful sinner, tha chief
among ten thousand, and the one altogether
., "Second. 'Chief among ten thousand.'
Thar is dill'erent kinds of chiefs. Thnr'a
the mise.liief, tho chief sinners, and the
Cnyugn Ctiirf. The mischief means the
"Old Hoy, "what Tveepsthe fire office helow,
uiid lets pwr folks in tho cold hwra on
nirth. The chief of sinners mean you,
'you warf ratanrter do melons, auillehus
uniiuals, what live here about' he rnnawl.
Look (it them ore hosscs rise up in judg
inont against you, high uv bone, low iv
flesh, tufl' hides, and short memories; hear
'the trows cawing, fur they know that war
the canowl is thar wil the crows Le guh-
ered. The Cayuga Chief is a feller what
pitrhes into my from the spent-dealers,
unJ my other fi ens the St; te Prison offi
cers, lie is uv your cold water men who
goes for tho prohibition law what Gouv
cmcr Seymour vetoed. If twarnt Sunday
I should hooray for Seymour for I'm an
Trf nt sianer, . the thief auioug ten tliou
baud, and the one altogether luvly.
, i' "Thurdly. 'Altogether luvly." Dif
ferent tilings is luvly. When my boat
swims like a duck. 1 say she am luvly
when my wife gives me no curtain lectures,
(she has the gift of tongue as well as my
pelf,) I say she am luvly when the wind
.don't blow, and it don't rain, and it don't
polliin, I eay the duy am luvly, fur I am
the chief among ten thousand, and one
'altogether luvly. "
. " la conclusion, urethritis:, if that bier
pile uv sums was one stun what a big stun
it would be, ef you my breethrins wore
'one bruther. what a bin bruiher vould be.
nnd ef my big bruther should fling thai
fcig-stnn into tho can&wl, what a great big
splash that would make for I'm an orfiil
jiuuer, the chief among ten thousand, and
the one alteirethcr luvly.
. "My breethting, I want to irive von
notice there will bo some carryings on at
tins place next undav afternoon, at half
iiast four, when I shall prove the doctrine
that of all the shells in the world the hard
thiUi am the llucke&t and the best for
J'm aa orful sinner, the chief among ten
thousand, and the one altergeiher luvly
, , i snan provo mat ooou lannn am l uv
lio use, my breethering, that wriiin ser
moils and gelling a celery for um is a sin
that deserves indemnification for I'm an
orful sinner, the chief anion'' ten thousand
nd one altergelher luvly.
" Ureethriug, let iu liquor, and then
go hum, remenibering the words of the
profit. " lJo sure you're riyht, then go
A Hard Case.
' Toor people have a hard time in this
Jitilc world of ours. Kvcn in manors of
religion there is a vast difference between
Lazarus and Dives as the following anee
tlote, sent us by a friend, will illustrate :
. Old Uilly (J had attended a great
revival, and, in common with mamy oth
ers, he , was " converted " and baptised.
Jiot many weeks afterwards one of his
neighbors met him reeling homo from the
turt grounds with a considerable brick in
"Hello, uncle Billy, said the friend, " I
thought you had joined the church ?"
' " So 1 did," answered uncle Hilly, mak
ing a desperate attemj to stand Mill
so I did Jeeins, and would a bin a good
lupiLat if they had'nt treated me so ever
lasting mean ul the water. Didn't you
never hear 'Ikmii it Joemes?"
i NW did."
Then J'H toll you 'bout it. You see,
wheii we come to the bu'tising pluw, thar
was me and old Jenks, the rich old 'squire,
u-ar to be dipped at the same time. Well,
ihe minister tuck the 'nquire in fust, Ixit 1
didn't mind that much, as "I. thought it
would be jest as good when 1 cum ; so he
led Jum in, and after dippiu' him he raised
him up in i ley kuerful, and wiped his face
and led him out. Then cum my turn, and
instead of lifting me out like he did the
U(uire, he give me one slo.-h, and left ine
Irawlin' about ou tlie bottom like d d
' Men and women consume too much food
ami too little pure air; they take too much
inedi'.ine and too little exercise.
an r.Mim; stock r
u:rv vir.it mm u: v sM)i:us
ll.i ririlvpit mul oppMiit si lli'ir new
sor, In ih rinr ami n.tr ft tli Ilcllcvuf
1 1 oi in o t In Hi-llrviif, tli'
Largest & 13 st Selected
Block of (tnnils tvrr briHiijIit lo lll"vni'j
wliii li thry will noil for rmli nt pi i. - fur lx
low tlfws t vkhlili (fciixld liave ! otii-nd
'f ilnuU IntP'iil I" follow tlie liiirlifalntin
s'ylt f momi' In tlieir inltrlim,inrnt', lint
littn tlie pin i il (mill wlint w ny Unit our
(inodl were pmrliaurd ,tl mirli nricrn, (li lt w
ili-fy rninpnt it inn, nml nnly U pmrli.l wt-r to
givi tin a rail In nrilir to' n.itixfv Hn-msrlvn,
(lnr sinrk cnniiHts In purr or tnn following
articlrl t ' . . . i ' -
Ffnrli, r.tiKlifll ami Ainiii'Jii HIkMk,
Kpntnrl, v J.in,'
, JIpiI Tickim;,
I'l l I.I J.li .- v.
Fvrrv varlc'v "f Faslilonntili' 1)IKSS
CtfMM)!, Amrirnn nml IiirIhIi Print, Ac.
A lurco snnnrlttiPnt at HATf, CAPS,
HOOTS ami SHOKS, of rv rv varlrty and
Our Htock of thi in lrnn ami tmpl-l
(il.ASSWARi: it ml QUi;i'..NSU'Alti:.
Winilow (JIjis of all Sips.
Of rvery ilrsrrinlinii, mn li nn Niiiriir, CufTrp.
Itirc. Tobarco, Soi''rs and Siniir, ('.imllrs ami
S vi p.
We hnve made nrrnniri'innitn I" have n nii-
pcrior article of FLOP It ajw-ny n linnd.
In ronrliiilon, we wondl say come nml K.it
sfy yonrselvri. no 2'J-lt.
30 LOTS INUKLLl'A UK.
Also SHARKS IJKM.KVUK STOCK'.
do KI.K MM, ADDITION
" do JUNCTION CITY.
I'or further patticulara cmjuiro of
T. M. McCUUI),
At tho Fonlenellu liunk.
I'elleviie, Ajiril IS, 1S37. t(i-tf
IV J3 E! JLm 3L. 23
fpiIE Proprietor of the. nbove R.i-'i?
I 1 1.1... L .1 . Ji
jl. ii'ini, lu ki a ui t'.iL iwi'timirn in
aiinoiiiii'ins to tha public, that be In
now prepared to mrve at all bourn, and in tlie
WARM OR COT.n MF. M.S.
OYSTERS, COOKED IN EVERY STYLE.
SARDINES, PICS FEET,
MOILED ECGS AND CAME IX SEASON',
loirettier wiih every tlimir that is usual v
found In a FIRST CLASS '
Having had considerable experience in c-
terini; for the public taste, he Is sure that nil
who tavor mm with n rail, will lie satinheit.
Rellevne, Oct. 23, lKjii. 1-tf
TO TIIF. LA NO OFFICERS IN TIIF. Tr.nmTOniRS
Or MINNESOTA, KANSAS AND NCHRASKA.
" Y joint resolution of Consros, approved
I ) March, ISjT. valiil pre-cuiplion claim nn
the tilth and Mill sections, heretofore reserved
for schools, in the Territories of Minnesota.
Kansas and Nebraska, will be rernpnized
WIIF.KF. TIIF. SRTTI.EMF.NT HAS DF.LN, OR MAY
HE MADE FHIOR TO TIIF. IITHVCV.
1st. In cases where the approved plat of
survey has not yet bpen returned, the declara
tory statement must be filed within tiiiikf.
MONTHS AFTER THE RF.CF.IrT OF SUCH AP
PROVED FLAT AT TIIF. OISTRICT OFrtCE.
2d. Where the plat is now in the Renter's
Office, tlie declaration must be filed within
three month i from the first publication of
THIS CIRcri.AR IN YOUn PISTRICT.
A ailure to comply with this reipiiremen1 ,
will work a forfeiture of the claim.
THUS. A. HENDRICKS,
n 30-8wr Commissioner.
Entering Town Sites.
The following correspondence will show
ttiat tho act of tho last Legislature of the
Territory, ilesizoatlns the. County Commis
sinners as the proper persons to enter Town
Sites, is not rppopiized by the Coinmi3siojicr
or me i.nmi otnee.
It is a question of doubt whether the .fudges
of Probate, or the I'nited States Judges, ran
be regarded as '"Judges of the County Court."
As soon as Uiat doubt is removed, notice will
be given. In the mean time no enteritis of
towns not incorporated pan be made.
A ropy of the act of the last Legislature
will be placed In the hands of the Cninmis
sionrr. and, under the circumstances, the en.
tries already made m vy be ronfirmed.
JOHN A. PARKER, Register.
Land Office, May tilth, 1SS7.
EXTRACT OF K LETTER TO THE COMMISSIONER
OF THE LAND CiFlCF, P.VTfd
Omaha. April 15, 18."7
I'uder the '-act of twenty-third May. I."
the "Judges of the County Court" are piven
the authority to enter "Town Sites." In this
Territory there are no such otficers as 'Judges
of tli County Court," hut the Legislature has
recognized the County Commissioners" as
the proper persons to' enter "Towa Sites,"
ami we have, in view of the spirit of the law
permuted such entries, iu the hope that it
will inert the approbation of the Department.
erv respeciiuiiv, vour oiieii nt servant,
JOHN" A. PAKKF.R, KeKi8trr.
WJIOIjKSAIK & JIKTAII,
STORE IN BELLEVUE.
I would respectfully iloito the. tiLi&cus of
Itelleviie and Douglas Co., to examine my
mrtre ami wen selected assortment or
duy coons, oitocKRir.s.
CROCK EUY, HVRDWAUE,
HATS fi CAPS, DOORS,
SASH. ftc. &lp..
Anil in fact every variety usually called for In
the West. I am confident that any one
wishing to purchase eoods will be entirely
satisfied, snd And it will bt to their intprest to
call and examine my large and well selected
assortment of goods.
L. It. KINNEY.
Bellevue, Oc. 23, H5rt. 1-tf
SPACES. Shovels. Hops, Hay forks. Hay
rakes, Hrooms. Scythes and Snaths, Nsils,
WtnH..w Glsss. Putty, Tea, Irdign, Nutmrgs,
Powder, Shot, linn Caps, ami tool other ar
tides to be had cheap fr cash, at
CLEARWATER, WHITE J. SANDERS.
i.J 1. i
NEW GOODS!! NEW PRICES!!!
New Everything. tt the Old Stand of
SARPY Si I.NCI.lSII.'
EDWARD C. B03BY8HILL
'I Art tile hofior to ilifnrm Hie people of the
Southern District of ItmiTlas and the adjoin
ing counties, Nebraska, th.tt he Is now npeti.
lug one of the largest .Srorftsof COODSever
hrought lo (Jbuwood, Mills county, Iowa,
lH Y fJOODt. fJllOCERIF.f.
1 1 AIM) WAR E, HOOTS ft SHOES,
II M'fl ft. :ais, MTFENSVAR1',
OILS. IMINTS, DYE-STFFFS,
WOOD AND WILLOW AVARE,
READY-M ADE CLOTIIINC,
CAllPEN'l ERS' TOOLS, .
YANKEE NOTIONS, ftc.
And everylhiiitt Uiat inav be found jrcm rally
ill city sltites. all of w hich lie will sell
:ijkap vun cash.
rr ALL KINDS OF COEVTRY PRO
Dl'CE tanen in exchi'tige for Coods. fluy
ers from town or country wishing Rood and
cheap Coods, pIiIum al whnlesale or retail,
w ill save money by calling nnd examining Ins
sIitk before liiiicliasing elsewhere, as they
will find gootl bargains and fair dealiiig.
(iI.knwook, lona. no 4-tf
L. Nuckolls & Co.
BANKERS & LAND AGENTS,
Collect ions made in Iowa, Nebraska and
Kansas, mid remitted at anient rates of ex
change, t ree of rh.irge.
Loans elb'cted for foreign Cupltalisls. at.
Wkhikhn lri.sol' Interest, on ieal esiale
I'arn'is, Town Lots and Unimproved Lands
boiiLrht and sold. .
Taxes paid in any County in the Slate
also in Nebraska and Kansas.
Notes lxatght and Money loaned on good
Interest paid on Special Deposits.
Land Warrants bought and sold.
Special attention given to the selection and
entry ot Lands for settlers or distant dealers,
either with Land Warrants or money, In Iowa,
Nebraska or Kansas.
We charge Ten Dollars per One Hundred
nnd Sixty Acres, and njake reasonable deduc
tions, wtien entering large quantities. When
Land Warrants are sent, Two nnd a Half
Cents per Acre, the Land Ollice Fee, must
accompany the Locating Fee.
When Warrants are sent, the No's of War
rants, tlate, to whom issued and assigned,
should be copied and retained, to guard against
loss in mails.
Remittances to us, can hn made in Drafts
on any of the Eastern ur Sonteni Cities.
We will enter Land with Warrants or Cash,
pay all Fees, Taxes and Commissions, for
one third of the gross profits, accruing from
the n;.le of the Land all expenses to come out
of our third of the profits. Our arrangements
are such that we ran enter Lands in all the
Ollices in Iowa, Nebraska, and Kansas. A
compel i-nl surwyrr always in readiness to find
and select choice Lands, Co Fiti.os, Rock
(ji'AiiHics, Mill Sites, Minkhal Tracts,
Willi in the next twelve months there will be
offered for sale in Nebraska and Kansas, Two
and a Half Million Acres of Land, compris
ing the best portions of those Territories, and
extending along the Missouri River, from the
Mouth of Kansas River or the line of the
State of Missouri, to the Mo'.t'.h of L-eau-qnl-eour
We solicit foreign Capitol for investment.
Investments properly made in Western
Lands and Town Lots, are now paying from
twenty-five to four hundred per cent.
We believe that persons patronizing our
iirm win na e peculiar advantages over al
most any other in this Country. We were
among the fust Pioneers of This vast and
grow ing country and are intimately acquainted
wi;ii m any every portion oi islcni Iowa,
Nebraska and Kansas, and believe we will be
able to render satisfaction in all business en-
rustcd to us.
LETTERS OF INQUIRY
WILL BK PUOMTLY ANSWERED.
REFERENCES: John Thompson: Hope,
Craydon & Co., New A'orK Cilv: Wood, IJa-
con &. Co., Philadelphia ; Straight, Deming Ai
Co., i iiicintiati; Darby Uarks.lale; Humph
reys, Tutt S; Terry ; Crow, MoCrcery C,
St. Louis; 1,-iaacd . Almond, Leavenwonh
I try, Kansas; dreene, eare &. Jlenton,
Council Mull's, Iowa; llenn, Williams & Co.,
Fairfield, Iowa: Charles Hendrie, Ilurlinglon,
low.ij lb. n. Aug. Hall, Keosampie, Iowa;
lion, .lames t raig, M. .losepii, lo. ; lion. A.
S. l ullon, Wythevillc, Va ; Hon. F. McFulleti,
Eslilville, Y.i. ; Hon. F. Ferguson, Chief Jus
tice, lieiievne, Aenraska.
Ulenwood, Mills Co., Iowa. 21-lf.
V, H. STARK & CO.,
Would respectfully inform the ladies and gen
tlemen of Omaha and vicinity, that they have
on hand and are iimiuf.u'tuiin.; a complete
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Of the best quality, and warranted ; compri
sing the fnt!owing,'viz :
Ladies' Fine Lace and Congress Gaiters.
" " Kid Hootees and Congress Gaiter.
" '' Slippers and Parodi Ties.
Heavy Morocco and Calf Boolccs.
Gents' Sewed Kip and Calf Boots.
" Fine French or Pumn Hoots.
" Water Proof aiidiijiUed-B.jlloin f Mi.
" 1'atent t'alf Hoots.
4 Oxford Tie and Gaiters.
" Kil) and Calf Shoes.
I5ov ami Youth' Kin Boots and Proirans.
All of which are made of th best material
the market allords. Out facilities for select
ing are unsurpassed in Eastern rilies, and we
wish it distinctly uiuteratooil that we
V.'arrant Every Article V7o Sell.
W have the best of workmen in our em
ploy. Every style of Root or Shoe made to
order, and warranted an easy and fashionabl
no 13-tf W. II. STARK &. CO.
Greene, Weare & Benton,
p ANKERS, DEALERS IN EXCHANGE
U and Land Agents. Council Uliili'-). Iowa
Notes and Hills collected and remitted to anv
part of tin L'niied States. Money received oil
tieposit, ami interest allow el. Kastem or
Southern Drafts furnished in sums to suit nor
chasers. Lind Otfice f.inds naid for Currency
or bills of Exchange. Loans elfected on pood
security, tuxes paid, titles examined, am
Real I'.xtate boiurht and sold on Commission
Lands entered for settlers and time given for
payment. Oillce opposite the Pacific House,
in west lower room of Laud Otllce.
R.k-i.nricEs: F. 8. Jesup & Co.; AV. .1.
Harney k. Co., Hankers, Dubuque, Iowa ; Cook
& Sargent. Hankers, Davenport, lokva ; Cul
berton & Reno, Danker. Iowa City, Iowa;
People's Hank, New York City; Kctchem,
Rogers & Rennet, Hanker. New York City;
Selkon, Withers &. Co., Washington, D. C. ;
Hon. ("has. Mason, Com. of Patents, AVash-ie-to!!,
D. c. ; Hon. A. C, Dudge, S. V. S.
Hurliimtoii, Iowa; Hon. G. W. Jones, S. l
S . Dubuque, Iowa; Hon. Joseph Williams,
Chief Justiee, Ma-citine. towa.
I'm i:cil Vi$i. OcU Vi, l- j l-;f
Eastern Boots & Shoes
SELLING AT COST
A T T HE OMAHA CITY
Boot and Shoo Store,
To make, room for my own manufacture.
Also, a good assort ment of Ladies' andOents'
Rubber, Overs and Sandals of A. No. 1 quali
ty, at a very small advance, together with a
complete assortment of work nf my own man
ufacture, including Ladies' and Cents' liuffalo
Also, a well selected Stock of
Leather and Findings.
P. 8. Every style of Root or Shos made to
order, ns usual, and warranUd easy, fashion
able and durable,
no 13-tf. W. HENRY STARK.
HOUSE CARPENTER AND
AN. 1IRICGS, TaVe (his method of in-
forming his friends, and the public
L-enerallv. tlt.it he is prepared to IJL'ILD AND
FINISH, iu the best manner
Of every descript ion of style ti ml finish, on the
most, reasonable terms. Thankful for past
favors, he solicits a continuance of public
llellevue, Oct. 30, 1W 2-tf
HOUSE CARPENTERS AND
AYE would respectfully inform the Inhabi
tants of llellevue and vicinity thai we are
prepared to ERECT and FINISH
Buildings of all Descriptions,
On the shortest notice, ami in the most work
inenlike manner. Having been engaged in the
business several years, we feel confident in
stating, that all who favor ns with their cus
tom, will be pleased with our work.
C. P. STORRS
Bclleviie, Oct 23, lSall. l-tf
Boot c&3 Shoo
A WRIGHT, would respectfully
. inform the Gentlemen f Hclle- Jjt
vuo and vicinity, that he Is prepared'
to manufacture, to order, every variety of
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Of the best finish and Latest Fashion. Ho is
also prepared to make up In the best manner,
r.tnhroKlered and Worked Slippers, winch he
w ill warrant to please all who favor him with
Helle-i.e, O-t. 30, 2-1 f
NEW ARRIVALS AT THE
THE Subscriber respectfully invites the at
tention of purchasers, to his large and splendid
siim'K ni i.ooits, consisting ot
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES,
PATENT MEDICINES. &c. c.
All of which he warrants of the best descrip
tion, and bought expressly for this market.
lie lias also a well selected stock of
Made after the LATEST FASHIONS, of the
REST MATERIALS, and by EXPERI
ENCED WORKMEN, all of which he sell
CHEAP FOR CASH.
Bellevue, Oct. 23, 18M. 1-tf
HOUSE CAEPENTESS AND
fTIHE undersigned takes pleasure in an
X nouncingto the inhabitants of Bellevue
and vicinity, that they are now prepared to
HUILD AND FINISH, in the best manner,
all styles of
Dwelling Houses, Cottages, &c, &c,
On the shortest notice, and in the most an-
proven style or workmanship, iney will be
also happy to do any work in their line of
business, which their friends may stand ia
need of. MYERS &. HILLYARD.
llellevue, Oct. 30, lali. 2-tf
AT GLENWOOD, IOWA.
TOOTLE & GREENE
ABB NOW IM HECF.IPT OF A FRF.RII SUPPLY OF
mv 'y mm,
Which, when complete, will compose the
LARGEST and bust SELECTED STOCK
IN MILLS COUNTY.
on: stock or c;nocEini:s
Are bought at the lowest terms for cash,
NUTS, Le., tic, &.e
Ladies and Gents, call and see them, and
price fur yourselves. They have not been
summered "and wintered ii St. Louis, but
nought and shipped direct from the Fasten.
cities. J.ate si vies and a full assortment of
DKLm GOODS, from a ten cent Lawn to a
Two l),!ar Silk. Also, a few line SILK
SHAWLS, HON NETS and PARASOLS.
A fine stock old and voung, fogies and
fast men, call soon ii you want a nice coat
vest or pants, on reasonable terms.
New styles, cheap and durabls.
li. 4 mm' a nr..
A very large assortment, consisting in part
oF Smitli'a 't'n.ila Siii.lo KL.-lo
" - "v. , .-i'i.....-, .".. ' , I OIKS.
Rakes, Hoes, Hells, Mill, Crosscut, and Hand
Saws, Files, Augers, Axes, Hroadaxes, Adze,
i uincia. e., tc, to ins enu or tne cnapter.
IilJLll.; Itl.lTF.ltl AI.S.
A large lot, consisting of Pine Doors. Sash
Shutter Winds, Paints, Oils, Nails, Locks,
Latches, Glass, Putty, Ae.
1 1 iiM i t iu:.
Bureaus, Bedsteads, Tables, Chairs, Tin
Safes. Cubboars, Stands, &c.
We will sell cheaper for cash thar
any house in Western Iowa.
no K-t f . TOOTLE Jt GREE X E.
'TYPOGRAPHIC ENGINEER, Executes
L Topographic, Fancy and Plaia Driwiug
of every ty! arl description, l'ancv, Orr.a
luen'al and Plain Fainting executed to oider.
Office at the Rellevne House. llellevue, N. T.
R F n s i vers: P. A. S i rp , St . M .: r y, I o w v ;
J'ldge Gl'mure, Relleviie, l.if
FOR 1)7 VOL. 17.
A WEEKLY FAMILY JOURNAL.
Western Agriculture. Horticulture, Mechan
ics. Education, Literature, Markets,
and (ieneral News.
ClIARLKS I). JIHAtJDON.
JOHN A. KENNICOTT, Corres'lnd Editor
Over Flvo Hundreil Prnctical Fanners and
Mechanics, who have heretofore written,
and will continue, with many others,
to write for the benefit or their
brethren and the public.
Hie "Prairie Farmer" Is devoted to the in
terest of the Western Farmer and Mechanic.
It. is the Oldest Agricultural Taper in tho
West. is published weekly in quarto form, for
binding is characterised by a high moral
lone labors to promote the Interests and ad
vancement of the W1101.F. of the family, and
to develop Iho Agricultural Resources of the
West. A special and competent Commercial
Reporter is employed to give accurate Market
Reports weeklv. It Is essentially Tin; family
paper for the Vest.
I copy, 1 year, $2 in advance, or $2..r)0 at
the end or the year.
II copies, 1 year, $20.00 free copy to
the person sending ciub.
20 copies, 1 year, S3."i 0(1 free copy to
the person sending club.
.r() copies, 1 year, $".".0() free copy to
the person sending ciub.
C V olil subscriber sending two new
ones, or $."), will receive tiirek copies one
CV" Subscriptions at, the club rates must
be paid invariably in advance.
I Subscribe now. Y'ou want and need
"The Farmer." We want you to have it.
fJV" Current money may be sent by mail at
our risk, provided the" letters are "registered."
-if Address ' Prairie Farmer," 47 Clark
sheet, Chicago, III.
'" Advertisements, of an appropriate
character, inserted at ten cents per line each
insertion payment in advance.
GOD eVs g r e atest e f fo rt.
stii.l r.nr.ATCR attractions
Will bo offi-red in
GODEY'S L ADY'S BOOK
Tills work has been the standard for twenty
seven years. When an imitation has been at
tempted it has failed. It is
THE ONLY LADY'S HOOK
PUBLISHED IX AMERICA.
NEW FEATURES FOR 1S.77 t
How to dress with Taste. Children's
Clothes How to cut and contrive them.
Painting on Glass. Patchwork. The Dress
maker and the Milliner.
Drawing in all its variety, useful to the be
ginner and the proficient.
Fashions from the establishment of the cel
ebrated "Hrodie," will be in every number.
Everv-day Actualities A new series of
these illustrated articles will be given.
Pnfut, Hrussels, and Venetian Lace of
every variety. A specimen of the sltlch to be
used iu each will be given. In addition to the
One Hundred Tages of Reading will b
Godey's Splendid Engravings on steel.
London, Paris and Philadelphia Fashions
Godey's four figured Colored Fashions.
Embroidery Patterns, Model Cot'ages,
Dress Making with Diagrams to cut by.
Dress Patterns Infants' and Children's
dresses, with descriptions how to make. them.
All kinds of Crotchet and Netting work.
The Nurse and the Nursery Very excel
lent articles upon these subjects wiU'often be
GODEY'S INVALUABLE RECIPES
IM'OV KVERV SUBJECT.
MUSIC Three dollars' worlh is given
In tlie various numbers for 1S37, will be
found the newest designs for
Window Curtains, Broderic Anglaise Slippers,
Bonnets, Caps, Cloaks, Evening Dresses,
Fancy Articles, Head Dresses, Hair
Dressing. Robes de Cramble, Car
riage Dresses, Brides' Drcs:l
csr Wreaths, Mantillas,
and Morning Dresses.
Dresses for Infants and Young Misses,
Boys' Dresses, Capes and Cloaks of Fur iu
season, Patterns for Neeitle-work of all kinds
and patterns to cut dresses by are given
Crochet and Netting Work In Colors, Slip
pers in Colors.
Drawing Lessons for Y'oulh.
Send In vour orders soon, as we expect our
list for 1Sj7 will reach 10(1,000 copies. The
best plan of subscribing is to send your money
direct to the publisher. Those who send
large amounts had better send drafts, but
notes will answer if drafts cannot be pro
cured. We think we can show bow mueli cheaper
it is to take the Lady's Book at Three Dol
lars than any other magazine at Two Dollars.
We will lake a late number of both. The
Two Dollar Magazine contained 30 articles,
the Lady's Book t2.
The Two Dollar Magazine contained 32 en
gravings, the Ladv's Book 5t.
The Two Dollar Magazine contained CI pa
ges, the Lady'a Book 100.
Twenty-four more engravings, twenty six
more "articles, and thirty-six more pages,
nearly double tho quantity. The lowest club
nrice'of (he Two Dollar "Magazine is $1,2.");
lowest club price of Lady's Hook $l,t)7, only
12 cents dill 'rence in the'price, which is three
and a half cents on each number, and for that
sum (three and a half cents), you receive
twenty-six more articles, twenty-four more
engravings, and thirty-six more pages month
ly certainly a very cheap three and a half
emt' worth. TIuh viuw of the case has
probably never before been presented, but it is
a true statement, which any lady can con
vince herself of by comparing the'two maga
zines. . . '
TERMS, CAShTn ADVANCE.
One copy, one year, $3. Two copies, one
year, $j. Three copies, one year, ii.
Five copies one year, and an extra copy to
me person senuiug me emu, making six
copies $10. I
Eight copies one year and an extra copy to !
the person sending the club, making iiine j
Eleven copies one year, and an extra cony to
the person sending Um club, making twelve
CIV The above terms cannot be deviated
from, no matter how many are ordered.
SPECIAL CLUBBING WITH OTHER
MAGAZINES. - -
Godey's Ladv's Hook and Arthur's Home
Magazine both one year tor no.
Godey's Lady's Hook and Harper's Maga
zine both one year for St 50. P
Godey's lady's Book. Harper's Magazine,
and Arthur's Home Magazine one year $i.
The shove is the only way ws cau club wilU
Harper's Magazine. . . ...
The money must all be ei ml i;,n r.r
any of the Clubs. I
Subscriber in the British
siel fur dubs, must remit 3U certs extra on.
eveiy subscriber, to pay the. American post
age, to the line. Address.
L. A. CO DEV.
113 CLcsnut t-, I'hiladj., Pa.
CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER.
fpilF. Cheapest Family Newspaper in the
X Westl The Weekly Plain Dealer will
commence its Sixteenth Volume on tha 1st day
of January, 18")7. It will continue the sains
Independent, Jocose, Fearless, Fighting Jour
nal it ha ever been, Dealing Plainly but kind
ly with all. It will battle for the Constitu
tion and the Uniou, as "the world's best trea
sure and last hope." It will oppose Fusion
iftin in every form, and battie Dis-unlon In
every disguise. Of its vigilance as a Sentinel
upon the watch-tower of Liberty, it is suffi
cient to say, that it ha never yet bren found
napping at its post.
THE NEW VOLUME AND THE NEW
The New Volume will commence with a
New Year, big with Important event. A
new leaf in the history of this Republic will
be entered, upon the Inauguration of a new
President and Vice President. During the
coming year, the policy of the New Adminis
tration will be fully unveiled in regard to the?
following important and exciting National
topics : The Final Settlement of the Kansas
Difficulty) on which tlie whole Slavery ques
tion in tiie Territories Is pending The Final
Settlement of the Central American Question,
as against the claims of England Our Right
of Transit Across the Isthmus, and the recog.
nition and inalntainarre of the Walker Re
public in Nicaragua The Danish bound Dues
Th( Acquisition of Cuba The Annexation
of the Sandwich Islands The Admission of
Minnesota as a State Admission of Oregou
Admission of Utah, with or without Poly
gamy Admission of Kansas, with or without
Slavery Probable Admission of Nebraska
mid Washington Territories The Inaugural
Message of James Buchanan The Doings ot
the New Democratic Congress. These are
Bome of the leading events which will distki
guish the incoming Administration, and most
of them will transpire during the coming year.
NOW IS THE TIME TO SUBSCRIBE !.
Cleveland, from its central location, and
from its great concentration ot Rail Roads,
Telegraphs, and water commr.nication with
the world, is admitted to be the Best News
Point in the West. It can furnish intelligence
from all parts of the world, days ahead of the
New York Papers, and the Phiin Dealer.be
longing to the New York Associated Press, is
the first to publish the Foreign and Domestic
Markets, News, Disasters upon the Lakes,
and Commercial Intelligence generally. It
will have Daily Telegraphic Dispatches' Trom
Washington during the Session of Congress,
and has regular Correspondents in all the
principal cities of the Union.
In addition to a full and faithful record of
passing events, we intend to devote a consid
erable portion of our paper to "Polite Litera
ture." Every Paper will contain a Story,
either origh al or selected, accompanied with
the choicest variety of Miscellany, such as
Poetry, Discoveries. Biographies, Jokes, Od
dities, &c, &c, making altogether one of the
most Valuable Family Journals in the Wcatl
"Prompt to improve and to invite,
Well blend instruction with delight."
5TV Our Agricultural, Commercial, and
Telegraphic Departments, will each be worth
the subscription price of the paper.
The Brighton, New York, Baltimore, Cleve
land and Cincinnati Markets will be reported
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Pay invariably in advance. To the gelter
up of a Club, one copy gratis.
Of Post-Masters "are especially requested
to act as Agents. They should in every case,
where possible, substitute Western Demo
cratic Papers for Eastern Fusion Papers.
Those desiring the President's Message nnd
other Public Documents, can subscribe now ,
or at any time before the first of December.
Subscribers to the New Volume should
send in their names as early as the middle of
December, so that they may be registered in
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our risk. Address
J. W. GRAY, Cleveland, O.
THE MODEL FAMILY AND ACi
GERMANTOWN, PHILA'IA CO., PENN.
Every Wednesday Morning.
BY PHILIP R. FRE.1S.
PRICE TWO DOLLARS PER ANNUM.
We take tins occasion to announce to Farm
ers throughout the country, that it is the in
tention of the Editor and Proprietor of tho
"Germantown Telegraph," not onlv to con
tinue as heretofore the Agricultural Depart
ment of his paper, but sedulously to add to
its character and value by all the means at
command. All necessary'spac shall be pro
vided for a fill jrecord of Agricultural Details
and a full development of every branch of the
Farmer's Pursuit. He will in future, as lie
has always heretofore, aim to be prnctical,
and to be of real and substantial advantage
to husbandry. His course, also, will continue
to be thoroughly independent, and wholly un
biassed by any other motives than those In
conceives to be promotive of the true interest
of Agriculture iu its broadest meaning. Neither
individuals, cliques, societies, or any other in
fluence shall swerve him from the path of
right and duty.
Farmers, throughout the country, who de
sire a Newspaper, issued weekly, and equal
to any other family news and literary journal
published, which makes Agriculture a speci
ality, will find the "Germantown Telegraph"
to fulfill every condition, and to render it en
tirely unnecessary for them to subscribe for a
periodical exclusively agriculturaL
Practical Horticulture, Pomology and Gar
dening, generally, will meet wil particular
As a Literary and News Journal it all a II.
not be surpassed by any in the country. .
Neatly printed on good p.iper, of the largest'
class, it shall continue) to be one of the haud-
Boniest newspapers of the day. .
Every Family, in town or country, whether
tbey take other papers or not, will find th
"Germantown Telegraph" to be worth, in lit
eral benefit, twice the amount ot subscription.
No subscriptions received without the cash.
Price Two Dollars iu advance. Subscription
not paid within the jear$2.50. Jkfail sub
scribers will have the cash postage deducted
wtien not exceeding cts. per aiiimu', pro
vided the subscription be paid atrictly iu ad-.i
vance. Postage stamps to this amount will
b returned a change with the receipt.
Any person sending five new ubscribers at
one time, w ith the cash, will be entitled to the
paper for one year. '-'
Specimen numbers tent on request.
FIIHE Undersigned beg leae to inform
X tht Inhabitant of Douglas county,
that tliev are nrensred. to do all work in 1
their line of business, in the best manner, and
on the moat liberal terms, at their shop -Bellevue.
PVHavlne had several years experience"
t HORSE-SHOKtNG, In some of the bejt
shops in Eslrrn Cities, tliev will be-able to.
give entire eatisfacliou, to all who favor theiik
with their patronage, in Ibis line. '
SHAW A: ICETOX.
Eellfvue, Oct. 21, ISM. t-6m
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