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Judge of paper money living.
CHKAfER THAN Till? CHEAPEST!
, , BETTER THAN THE II KST !
Published wtekly. Th whol only Out
GREAT CRT DISCOVERY of tht preent
f entnry for detecting counterfeit Hunk Notttt
deaeriblng every genuine bill in existence, and
exhibiting at a glanr eve ry counterfeit In cir
dilution. Arranged to mlmlraM.r that re fer
Mire la easy and detection Instantaneous. No
page to hunt up, but to simplified and arranged
thai the merchant, bunker and business man
can are all at a glance.
It hat taken yems to make perfect tliit
GKKAT DISCOVERY. Hie urgent nn.
itv for tnrh a work hat lone been felt br
commercial mm. It hna hern published to
Oimply the call for auch a preventive, and neeilt !
but to be known to be universally iiatrnni.ed
It does more than haa ever been attempted by
man. It dearribrt every bank note In thrro
dilTerant languages English, French ami tier
man.' Tliut each way tad the taint In hit
own native tongue.
Tr.aMt. The paper will be about S br 44
Indies, iind will contain th most perfect liank
Note List published, together with the rate of
4rcnnt., Alto a liatof all the private Bank
en in America.
A complete summary of the Finances of
Europe and America will be published in each
edition, together with all the Important newt
of theday. Alto INTERESTING STORIES
from an bid manuscript found in the East, and
its where rltt to be found. It hna never yet
appeared In print, and furnishes the most com
plete history of Oriental Life, and describing
the most, fcVplcxing positions in which the
Ladies ami gentlemen of that country have
been to often found. These ttorirt will con
tinue throughout the whole year, and will
prove the moat entertaining ever. offered to the
, KV Furnished weekly to aulitcribert only
al.tlaycar. All letter's must be addressed
, , JOHN S. DYE, Broker,
Publisher and Proprietor,
3m3i 7l) Wall Street, New York.
P.. A. SARPY,
Wholesale & notail Merchant,
r .MAIN AND. OaiaoaV tTaKKTI,
1 ni, main, iuiva.
HAS just received and now hat for ante, a
lrgei assortment of aelecteil merchandise
adapted to the wants of all in this new and
thriving community, which he can sell aac heap
at ran V offered elsewhere so high upon the
Missouri river. Hit goods have been selected
by an experienced purchaser, with special
reference to the circumstances and wants of
all classes of settlers In a new country. La
diet and gentlemen, children and youth, all
can he supplied. - Call and aee for yourselves.
Hji stock eonalst of the following, among a
great many other articles he cannot now enu
merate t Among hia
riiri )ry Goods,
May1e found Woolen and Satinet Clotht,
Cattlnett, Tweeds, Cashmeres, Linaevs,
Flannel, Red, White, Gray and Blue, Caspian
Plaids', Cotton Goods, Sheetlngt and Shlrtlngt,
Bleached and Unbleached, Mine and White,
Drillings, Osnaburg, Bed-Ticking, Hickory
Checks. JtC, etc.
j Fancy Goods.
A beautiful assortment of fancy prints of
every variety of style and pattern. Ginghams,
Lawns, Figured Alpaeea, Bombazines, Bom
bayettt. Shawls, Scarft Handkerchiefs. Neck
erchiefs, Crape, Muslin. Edirings, Ribbons.
etc.,' kc. ' ..
A well telectrd stock of Summer, Fall and
Winter Clothing, consisting In part of fine
Dress Coats, Pants and Vests j also, good
Summer Clothing of all descriptions, and heavy
Clothing for Fall and Winter use. Also, Shirts,
Knit Flannel Drawers and Undershirts, Socks,
A. Mens' and Boys' Hats and Cans, of va-
jioufahiona, qualities and prices. Boots &
Shoes, thick and thlu, polished and unpolished,
tor every description, lor Meu, Women, and
eCrnkhed, Clarified, Loaf and Brown Snear
Wolasses. Syrup Molasses, Golden Svrup,
Superior Tea, Rio and Java Cotfee, Sissa'fras,
Giager, Pepper, Cloves, Spice, Cinnamon.
ground Ginger, Nutmegs, SnotT, Tobacco,
Cigars, Pipes, Soap, Candlet, Vinegar, Picklet
fripe-Sauce, Jtc, Ac.
A large aslortuient of Flour, of varioiit
qualities and prices; Corn Meal and all the
varioua products of the Farm and Garden j
Bacon, Fih Kllu dried Apples, Peaches,
Curraata. Kaislita, &.c.
Btovea of various patterns, for Cooking anj
Heating rooms, Stove-pipe and Elbows, largi
and email Iron Kettles, Frying Pans, Skillets
Hand-Iron;, Shovels and Tongues, Manure au4
Hay Forka. Scythes. Shovels and Spades, L03
and Trace Cuains, Axes, Hammers, Pincers.
Irotj and Steel, Nails, Horse-Rasps, Files;
Saws, Knlvea and Forks, Pocket Knives, R
yors, Butts and Screws, Door Handles, Kiioh,
locks, tic, Ac.
A general assortment kept for houtehoU
Waslv-tubs, Shakers Pails, Wood and Zinc
Role Leather, Harness Leather, Cowhide,
Kip Skins, Cilf Skins, Linings and Morocco,
Saddles, Bridlea. H ilt ere, Lariats, Circinles,
Belly-bands,. Drivia-lines, Collars, Back
trap, Girths, Elind-hridlet, Ac,
A general ataortiaent of Medicines, for
Fevers, Fever and Ague, and the common
tomfriaiiiti of the country. Cook's, Lee's,
Sarpetiytoiit, Bragg't and Jayues Pills, Qul
liiue, Tonics, and varioiit kinds of Stimulants,
Anjodvttri, I jniments, and other articles necet
tary for the tick and the Invalid. 1-tf
-MC. ' 33rca."Wz3r7",
lorif r f Loctst and olf dgf St rtf t s,
. GI.EXWOOD, IOWA.
Clothligl CUthliff! ciothlBgl
A LARGE STOCK OF READY MADE
Clothiag of tha latest Fashion, at
CLEARWATER, WHITE A SANDERS.
Jane ItA, 1W7.3L
" FARMERS READl
J0T1N P. HORN A CO., near the Printing
Office, Bellevue, have on hand shovels,
' Hoet, Rpadet, Forka, Hamee, and general
atecrtmeiit of Faming Toola. Call and tee.
July, 16, 17. 3w3
Regular Packet for Kanaa, Leavenworth,
Weston, St. Joseph, Savannah, Iowa Point,
Nehr.aka City, Bellevue, Counrll
Bluffs, Omaha and Florence.
"S THEncvandelegsnt Passenger
fvjt Steamer Florence, J. Thrork.
inniton, Mister, J. I'., Gorman,
Clerk, will commence her trip at a regular
packet in tbt above trade, on Hie opening of
navigation In the aprlng, and will remain tn It
throughout the eaaon.
The Klorenre having lieen Dm It unnrr me
superintendence of the uneertlgned, expressly
nr the traiie, it or cxiraoruinnry irngui,ni
welKadaplert lo it In every particular, a rea
sonshbi ehare of the patronage of aliipaera,
and thefHjblic reii'rallv, la respectfully eoli
rlted. THROCKMORTON, Matter.
2.Vt JK. lioa.MAH, Clerk,
Regular Packet for kanaaa, Nebraska City,
Bellevue, Com cil UluflW, Omaha,
THE new and elegant Steamer
Min-ne-ha-hn, Cant. Charlet
Maker, Matter, Hutchinson,
Clerk, will run at a regular packet, to the
nlioveatid all intermediate point on the "Mis
tourl river, and person cfl. rely upon her cot.
tinning In the trade regularly during the sesson
The Miii-tio-ha-liA 11 an entirely new boat,
built exprestily for the Missouri River trade,
ami oring iiifu uti in me intrat ami mnst iv
proved style, lnr olficrra feel confnlenl, tiiat
stiict attention to the comforts of Passengers,
and to business, will make her the favorite
b-at lu tht trade.
CHAS. BAKER. Master.
II. T Clarke, Aeent. 2rt
Charles E. Watson,
ENGINEER AND SURVEYOR,
llellevue C'lt v, IclirHk IcJritorv, pro
fesses to be " posted" in the lay of the hi nil in
this vicinity, and olli-rs his Services to such at
may need lliein, on reasonable terms.
He will alsoact at agent, for the pur
chase or sale of Real Estate, in the Territory,
or eitern Iowa. Information furnished upon
application. jjecMr.V.loiis llleil ami pre-einp
tiom nlitaiued. 4-tf
to th r.ANM orrici.as in tiik rr.RaiTORir.s
or MINNKHOTA, KANSAS AND Nt'.BSASty A,
Y iolnt resolution of Congress, approved
March. 1 S."i7, valid pre-emption claim on
llie nun ami .loth sections, heretofore rcserveil
for schools, in the Territories of Minnesota
Kansas and Nbraka, will . lie recoguizci
wiir.aa Tiir. sktti.kmknt HAt ar.KN, oa stAy
aa m nr. prior ro tiir. sravr.y
1st. In rases where tha approved plat of
survey una not yd lieen returned, tlie declara
tory statement must be filed within thrke
MONTHS AKTCM Tilt Rr.CV.IPT OK SUCH AC'
FROVrn FLAT AT TIIC PISTRICT OKKICK.
id. Where the pint is now in the Register's
Oilier, the declaration unist he filed within
three months from the riasT fuhlication or
THIt CIRCULAR IN Vol'R DISTHICT.
A failure to comply with this requirement,
win worn a fori enure or llie claim.
THOS. A. HENDRICKS,
n 30-Aw Cummissioner.
Entering Town Sitei.
The following correspondence will show
that the act of the latt Legislature of the
Territory, designating the: County Commis
sioners aa Uia proper persona to enter Town
Sites, Is not recognized by the Commissioner
or llie J .and Ulliee.
It It a question of doubt whether the Judges.
of Trobnte, or the United State"!! Judges, can
be regarded at "Judges of the County Court."
At toon at that douht it removed, notice wi.l
be given. In the mean time no entering of
towns not Incorporated can be made.
A copy or the act of tha last Legislatuie
will be placed in the hands of the Commis
sioner, and, under the circumstances, the eu-
trirt already made may be confirmed.
JOHN A. PARKER, Register.
Land Office, May Ittth, 1S57.
EXTRACT or A LETTER TO THE COMMISSIONER
or the land orrtcr., PATed
Omaha, April 1ft, 18o7.
Under the "act of twenty-third May, 1814,"
lie "Judges of the County Court" are given
the authority to enter "Town Sites." In this
Territory (here are 110 such officers aa "Judges
of the County Court," but the Legislature has
recognized the "County Commissioners" as
the proper persons to enter "Town Sites,"
and we have, in view of the spirit of the law,
permitted such entries. In the hope that It
will meet the approbation of the Department,
very respecT roll y, your orteirnt servant,
JOHN A. PARKER, Register.
MACHINIST &COF PER SMITH
' In all it Branchei.'
BELLEVUK AND OMAIIA.
THE MISSOURI RIVER AND IOWA
AT ST. MAR VS, MILLS CO.,
ARE prepared to furnish Western Iowa and
Nebraska with SAM), O RAVEL. I.IMK
Kl)tKt&. hblMMMi MIWC or every
variety, size and shape. Thevhave facilities
for quarrying ANY (JUANTITY, that may
tit neeiteil, mill Ho liiteml to make
BUCK-WATER UMZ, ItC.
('IIOI TKAU J
ST. LoVI. (iREKMR,
WtAR , A
All orders should be addressed to
JNO. W. AMflHtXY, H f ifTAUT
St. Marys, Mirch l.Mh, 1K.V7. 21tf,
c. r. 11. roRiu;!,
ZtlVIL ENGINEER AND LAND Sl'R
V veyor, being now located at St. Marys
where he expects to make a permanent reel
deuce, taken this method of informing the cil
i.ent, that he it prepar'd to do any turyeylng ;
and from hit long experience 111 the business
lie in hoip 10 j;ive enure en enaction.
St. Marys, Sept. 21, Hoi. MJrt
A MEMORANDUM BOOK, having ac
counts of Lumber bills, i,c. 'llie finder
will confer a favor and be suitable rewarded
by leaving it at the priiiting office, Bellevue.
DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.
NOTICE. The subscribers hereby give
notice that the copartnership heretofore
xistinir between them under the name and
style o( Todd ft. Smith, l this day dissolved
by mutual consent. 'All debts due toor against
the firm wdl be settled by Hurtoo W. Todd.
BURTON W. TODD.
I' P SMITH.
Bellevue, August 12, 137. 40
ARNOLD, EBY atSHERK.
CT Enquire t th Bcutou House,
bo. 37. 3m. 1 d.
: T. CiiorTKAU J.
HEW GOODS!! NEW PRICES !!
New Eterj thing, at tht Oli Staad of
SARPY A ENGLISH.
EDWARD C. BOSBYSHELL
HAS the honor to Inform the people of tha
Southern District of Douclat and the adjoin
ing counties, Nebrasan, that he It now open
Ijitr one of the largest Stocks of GOODS ever
hrouirlit to GleiiMooil, lilla county, Iowa,
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES, '
II AHDWAUI., jfoors . Kiim.a,
DATS A CAPS, QUEENSWARE,
w 4 it a 1 r uriii'ii
OILS, PAINTS, DYE-STUFFS,
WOOD AND WILLOW WARE,
YANKEE NOTIONS, Ac.
And everything that may be found generally
in city ttores. all of which he will sell
CIIKAI' HJK UAMI.
jtr ALL KINDS OF COUNTRY PRO
DlICE taKcii in exthmice for (ioisls. Buy
ers from town or country wishing good and
cheap Goods, either at wholesale or retail,
will save money by calling and examining hit
atocK before purchasing elsewhere, at they
will find good tin res ins nnd fair dealing.
N Gienwood, Iowa. no 4-tf
L. Nurkolia & Co.
BANKERS & LAND AGENTS,
' ' ' CLKNWOOD, IOWA.
Collections made In Iowa, Nebraska and
Rauias, and remitted at current r.iWt of ex
change. ffe of rhnri;e.
. l.m rlR'ctrd fur foreign Capitalists, at
Wish lis KATi;of lulcrcst, on real etta'.e
Farms, Town Lota and Unimproved Lands
bought and sold.
Taxes paid in any County in tha State-
also in Nehraska and Kansas.
Notes bought and Money loaned on good
Interest paid on Special Deposits.
Land Warrants bouizht and sold. .
Special attention given to the selection and
entry of Lamia for settlers or distant dealers,
either With Land Warrants or money, in Iowa,
Nebraska or Kansas.
We charge Ten Dollars per O.ie Hundred
and Sixty Acres, and make reasonable deduc
tirws, wfien entering large quantitien. When
l.n ml Warrants are sent, Two and a Half
Cents per Acre, the Land Ollice Fee, must
accompany the Locating l ee.
When Warrants are sent, the No's of War
raids, date, to whom issued and assigned,
mIioiiHI he copied and retained, to guard against
loss in mulls.
Remittances to us, can 1 made in Drafts
011 any of the Eastern or Soulern Cities.
We will enter Land will) Warrants or Cash,
pay all Fees, Taxes and Commissions, fur
one third or the gross profits, accruing from
the s.',le of the Land all expenses to come out
uf our third of the profits. Our arrangement
are such that we can enter Lands in all the
Ollices in Jowa, Nebraska, and Kansas. A
competent survey er always in readiness to find
and select choice J,anils, to 1 iki.ds, kock
Quarrik, Mill Sitks, Mineral Tracts,
Within the next twelve months there Will be
offered for tale In Nebraska and Kansas, Two
and a Half Million Acres of Land, compris.
ing cue pest portions or tnose territories, and
extending along the Missouri River, from the
.-vioiitu or Kansas Hiver or the line of the
State of Missouri, to tht Mouth of L-eau-
V e solicit foreign Capitol for investment
Investments properly made In Western
Lands and Town Lots, are now paving from
twenty-five to four hundred per cent.
He lielicve that persons patronizing our
firm will have peculiar advantages over al
most any oth-r in this Country. We were
among llie first Pioneers of this vast and
growing country and are intimately acquainted
with nearly every portion or Western Iowa,
Nebraska and Kansas, and believe we will be
aide to render satisfaction in all butJincst en
triiHted to us.
LETTERS OF INQUIRY
WILL UK PROMTLY ANSWERED
RKFERF.XCESt John Thompsons Hope
Uraydon it t o., aw one Lity ; w ood. Ha
con A Co., Philadelphia ; Straight, DemingA
Co., Cincinnati; Darby Si. liarks.lalci Humph
reys, I11U& lerry; Crow, MeCreery A Co
M. Louis 1 Isaacs A Alinoml, Leavenworth
City, Kansas: Greene, Weare A Benton,
Council lilulfs, Iowa; lleim, Williams A Co,
l aimelil, Iowa ; Charles llemlrie, Hurlingion
Iowa; lion. Aug. Hall, Keosauque, Iowa;
Hon. James Craig, Ht. Joseph, Mo. 5 Hon. A,
S. Fulton, Wytheville, Ya ; Hon. F. McFullen
Estilville, Va. ; Hon. F. Ferguson, Chief Jut
rice, ucllevue, .enraska.
Gienwood, Mills Co., Iowa. 2 1-tf.
W. H, STARK & CO.,
Would respectfully inform the ladies and geiv
tlemen of Omaha and vicinity, that they have
on band and are manufacturing a complete
BOOTS AND SHOES,
Of the best quality, and warranted compri
ting llie tollowmg, vi.:
Laities' Fine Lace and Congress Gaiters.
" Kid Bootees and Congress Gaiter,
" " Slippers and Parodi Ties.
" Heavy Alorocco and Calf Bootees.
Misses " " '
Gents' Sowed Kip and Calf Boots.
" Fine French or Pump Boots.
" , Waler Prwf and Quilled-Bottom F xta
' I'a'ent Calf Boots.
" Oxford Ties and Gaitert.
Ki nd Calf Shoes.
Bovii trt.1 Youths' Kin Boots end Bro?ans.
All of which are ina.le of the best material
the market alfoi.ls. Our facilities for select
ing art Nnwasd in l'.astru cities, and we
wiso ft distinetly understood that we
Warrant Every Article We Sell,
We have llie t.est or workmen in our em
ploy, l.cery style of Boot or Shoe made to
order, and warranted an easy and fashionable
no 13-tf . W. II. STARK &. CO.
Greene, Weare & Denton,
f ANKERS, DEALERS IN EXCHANGE
1J and Laud Agents, Council Blull's. Iowa
Notes ami Bills collected and remitted to any
part of the United Slates. Money received on
deposit, and interest allowed. I. astern
Southern Drafts furnished in sums to suit pur
c 1m sera. 'Itud Olfice funds psid for Currency
or bills of Exchange. Loans effected ou good
security. Taxes paid, titles examined, ami
Real Estate bought and sold on Commission
Inds entered for settlers and time given for
payment, uwre epiosite tue racinc House
In weet lower room or Land Omee. 1
Rr.rrsr.NrE: F. S. Jenm ft. Co. t W
Barney ft C-. Banker, Dubinine, Iowt ; Cook
ft. ivargenlt Hanker, Oarenport, Iowa t Cul
bertou ft. Reno, Jiankera, Iowa - City, fwaj
reopie-e rianK, ftw York City; Ketchenj,
Rogers ft. Be net. Bankers, New York City j
elKon, win rs ft. Co., Washington, D. C.
lion. cnas. nason, Com. l Patents, Wash
Ington, D. C. t lien. A. n. Do.lre. 8. U
Burlinrton, Iowa Hon. ll. W. Jones, 8. U
S , Dubuque, Iowa t Hon. Jusenh Williams
Chief Justice, Muscatine, 1 wa.
Council Bluffs, Oct. 23, l3o 1-tf
Eastern Boots & Shoes
SKLLIKd AT COST
AT THE OMAHA CITY
Boot and Shoo Store,
To make room for my own manufacture,
Also, a good assortment of Ladies' and Gents'
Rubber, Overs and Sandals of A. No. 1 nnali-
at wry email advance, together With a
complete aaaortiaent of work of my own man
ufacture, Including Ladies' and Gents' Bulfalo
Also, a well selected Stock of
Leather and Findings.
J'. 8. F.very si vie of Boot or Shoe made to
order, at usual, and warranted easy, fashion
able nnd durable,
no 13-t. W. HENRY STARK.
HOUSE CARPENTER AND
AN. BRIGGS, Takes this method of ln-
forming his friends, and the public
generally, that he ia prepared to I1UILD AND
f l.M5ll,.lu the pest maimer
Of every description of style and finish, on the
most reasoiitlile terms. Ihankrul for past
favors, lit aolicila a cotaMmiance of public
I5eiievue, tJct. 3i, lK.ifi. a-tr
HOUSE" CARPENTERS AND
WE would respecirully inform the hdiabi
taut of llellevue nnd ricimty that we are
prepared to KRF.CT nnd FINISH . ,,
Buildings of all Desortptionp, !
On the shortest notice, and In the most work
nlike manner. Having been engaged in the
'iness several years, we feel confident In
htating, that all who favor us with their cus
tom, will be plt-Msed with our work.
Bellevue, Oct 2.1, 18;A 1-tf , .
1EV ARRIVALS AT THE
THIvSubscriber respectfully invites the at
tent ion of purchasers, to his large and splendid
srocic nr 1,00ns, consisrinir or
DRY GOODS. GROCERIES,
PATENT MEDICINES, kc, &c.
All of which lie warrants of the best descrip
tion, and bought expressly for this market
He hat also a well selected stock of
2 LOTHI INJCSr,
Made after the L ATEST FASHIONS, of the
BEST "MATERIALS, and by EXPERT
ENCED WORKMEN, all of which he tell
CHEAP FOR CASH.
11 ' ' JOHX CHASE
, Bellevue, Oct. 23, 185(1. I-tf , . - ? .
HOUSE CABPENTEBS AND
rniih nnderalrned takes Pleasure in an'
X nnunciiig to the Inhabitants of Bellevue
and vicinity, that liiey are now prepared to
jiuimj AM) Jr i.mmi, in tne Deal manner,
all styles or
Dwelling Houses, Cottages, &c, &c
On ths shortest notice, and in th most ap
proved style of workmanship. .They will be
also happy to do any work in their line of
business, 'which their friends may stand in
need of. MYERS ft. HILLY ARD,.
Belleyue, Oct. 30, 1850. 2-tf . .1-
AT GLEN WOOD, IOWA.
TOOTLE & GREENE
ARE NOW IN BECRIFT Of A FBESII SLTTLV OF
W'hlrU, when complete, will compose the
LARGEST and bkst SELECTED STOCK
'IN MILLS COUNTY.
Ol' It STOCK OF CatOCEKIES
Are bought at Uie lowest terms for cash,
NUTS, Ite., Jtc, fce
JW uoous. -. '
Ladies and Gents, call and see them, and
price Tor yourselves. They have not beer
summered-' and wintered-iu St. but
bought and shipped direct from the F.asten.
cities. Late'stvlea and a full assortment of
DRESS GOODS, from a ten cent Lawn to a
Two Dollar Pilk. Also, a few fine SILK
SHAWLS, BONNETS and PARASOLS. 1
A fine stock old and young, fogies atd
'fast' men, call soon if you waul a nice cot
vest or pants, on reasonable terms.
HATS! HATS It
New styles, cheap and durable.
A very lare assortment, consisting in pari
of Smith's, -Tools, Shades, tdtovels, Forks.
Rakes, Hoes, Bella, Mill, Croaeeat, and Hand
Saws, Files, Augers, Axes, Broadaxes, Ade,
Chisels. fc.c, &c, to the end of tha chapter.
Ml ii.iji.; n ATKHIAl.S.
A large lot, consisting of Fine Doors, Sash.
Shutter Blinds, Paints, Oils, JTails, Locks,
Latches, Glass, Putty, c.
Bureaus. Bedsteads, Tables, Chairs, Tin
Safes. Cnhboara, Stamls, &.c. '
t'-i?" We witl sell cheaper for cash thar
any bouse in Western Iowa.
i'.oXtf. TOOTLE & GREENE.
- Sohimoniky, T
mOPOGRAPHIC- ENGINEER, Execute
JL Topographic, Fancy nnd Plain Drawing
of every s' vie and description. Fancy, Orna
mental and PUin PaimMag' executed to order.
Office at the Bellevue House, Bellevue, N. T.
lUrKBCMct: P. A. Sarpy, tit. Mary, Iowa;
Judge Gilmere, Bellevue.- , 1-y
Ho ! For Fresh Wateiv
THEunderstirned resnectfidly iufonns the
inhabitants of Bellevu and tb surroundinc
r country, that he it prepared lo dig and finish,
WELLS AND CISTERNS,
At the shortest notice, and on the most rea
sonable terms. D, A, LOGAN.
Bellevue, Oct. 23, 1854. 1-tf .
NEATLY and expeditiously executed, on
reasons!-! tcjr.s, at this Office.
' FOR 1S57 VOL. 17.
A WEEKLY FAMILY JOURNAL,
Western Agriculture, Horticulture, Mechan
ics, Education, Literature, Markets,
' and General News.
-.CHARLES D. BRAG DON.
JOHN A. K.ENMCOTT, CorreVlwl Editor
Over Five Hundred I'ractlcul Farmer and
Mechanic, who have heretofore written,
' and will continue, with many other,
to write for the benefit of their
brethren and the public.
Th "Prairie Farmer" i de-roted to the In
terest of the Western Farmer and Mechanic.
It la the Oldest Agricultural Paper In the
West Is published weekly In qsmrto form, tor
bindinr it characterised by a hleh moral
tono -labors to promote th Interests snd ad
vancement of the whoi.c of the family, and
to develop the Agricultural Resonree of th
West. A tpecial and competent Commercial
Reporter ia employed to giv accurate Market
He port weekly. It is essentially THl raniuy
paper for the West.
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the person (ending club.
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. the person sending club.
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the person sending ciub. . .
An old subscriber sending two new
ones, or i, will receive tubes copies one
year.v .1 1
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CODEY'S GREATEST EFFORT.
ITILlr GBJtAriB ATTBACTIONS
Wilt be olTerod In
GODEY'S L ADY'S BOOK
This work has been the standard for twenty.
seven years. . When an imitation lias been at
tempted it has failed. It is
THE ONLY LADY'S BOOK
PUBLISHED IN AMERICA.
' NEW FEATURES FOR 1857:
Hmv to dress with Taste. 'Children'
Clothes How to cut and contrive them.
Painting- ou Olass. Patchwork. The Dress
maker and the Milliner.
Draw:nr in all its variety, useful to the be
ginner and the proficient.
f asiuons rrom tne estaonsnmenx 01 in cel
ebrated "Brodie," will be.in eyery number.
Everv-dav Actualities A new series of
these illustrated articles will be given.
Po nt. Brussels.' and Venetian Jae or
every tariety. v. A aprcimen of the stitch to be
used in. each will be given. Jn addition to th
One Hiihdrea Fares or Keauing win d
given memthly. ' " 1
(otiev'a bplendid Kngravinga on steel. -
London, Paris and Philadelphia Fashions
Gndey's four figured Colored Fashions.
Embroidery Patterns, Model Cottages,
Dress Making with Diagram to cut by. '
Dress Patterns Infants' and Chidren'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 will often b
GODEY'S INVALUABLE RECIPES
upon Evr.av subject.
MUSIC Three dollars' . worth is given
In th various number for 1857, will be
found the newest designs for'
Window Curtains, Broderic Anglaise Slippers,
' Bonnets, Caps, Cloaks, Evening Dresses,
Fancy Articles, Head Dresses, Hair
" " Dressing, Robes deCramble, Car
, riage Dresses, Brides' Dress
es, Wreaths, Mantillas,
and Morning Dresses.
Dresses for Infants and Young Misses,
Boys' Dresses, Capes and Cloaks of Fur in
ses'son, Patterns for Needle-work of all kinds
and patterns to cut dresses by are given
.Crochet and Netting Work In Colors, Slip
pers in Colors. , t
Drawing Lessons for Youth. '
Send in your orders soon, as w expect onr
list for 1857 will reach 100,000 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. ' ; . . . '
W tliinV we'ean show how much cheaper
it is to take the Lady's Book at Three Dol
lars Uian any other magazine at Two Dollars.
We will take a late number of both. The
Two Dollar Magazine contained 3ti articles,
the Lady's Rook M.
Tli e Two Dollar Magazine contained 32 en
gravings, the Lady'a Book 5t.
The Two Dollar Magazine contained 64 pa
ges, the Lady's Book 100,
Twenty-four inore engravings, twenty six
more articles, and thirty-six more pages,
nearly double the Quantity. The lowest club
price of the Two 'Dollar Magazine is $1,25;
lowest club price of Lady's Book $l,t7, only
42 cents difference in the price, which is three
and a half cents on each number, and for that
um (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
cents Worth. This view of the case has
probably never before been presented, but it ia
a true statement, which any lady can con
vince herself of by comparing the'two maga
zines. '' '
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year, $.", Three copies, one year, 6.
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the person sending the Hub, making six
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Eight copies one year and an extra copy to
uie person e-naing tne ciud, mailing nine
Eleven copies one year, and an extra copy to
the person sending the club, making twelve
8 1" The above terms cannot be deviated
from, no matter how many are ordered.
SPECIAL CLUBBING WITH OTHER '
MAGAZINES. . . .
Godey's Lady's Book and Arthur's Home
Magazines both one year for $3 60.
Godey's Lady's Book and Harper's Maga
zine both one year for $i 5ft. -
Godey's Lady' Hook,-Harper's Magazine,
and Arthur's Home Magazine pa rear tft.'
The abov 1 tb only way we can club with
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any of the Clubs.
Subscribers ia th British Province who
end for clubs, must remit 36 ter.ts extra on
every subscriber, to ay th American post
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113 Cbsr.ut I'hiUda., fa.
CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER.
rpilK Cheapest Family Newspaper la ta
I West I The Weekly Plain Dealer wiu
commence it Sixteenth Volume oa th lit day
of January, 18.Y7. It will continu th anV
Independent, Jocose, tearless, tight mr Jour
nal it has ever been. Dealing Plainly but kind'
It- with all. It will battle for the Constitu
tion and th Union, a "th world' best tret
ure and last hope." It will oppoe Fusio.
ism In every form, and batti Drs-nnion ia
every disguise. Of its vigilance as a Sentinel
upon the watch-tower of Liberty, It I utl
cient to say, that it has never yet been found
napping at it post.
THE NEW VOLUME AND TUB NEW
Th Nw Volume will eommenc wita
New Year, big with Important events. A
new leaf in the history of this Republi will
be entered, upon the Inauguration of a new
President and Vice President. Dormr the-
coming year, the policy of th New Adminis
tration will b fully unveiled In regard to tin-
following important and exciting National
topic : The Final Settlement of the Kansas
Difficulty, on which the wnoie Slavery que,
tion in trie Territories Is pending The Finsl
Settlement f the Central American Question,
aa against the claims of England Our Right
of Transit Across the Isthmus, and the recog
nition and inalntainanee of the Walker R.
public in Nicaraena The Danish Sound Dues
The Acquisition of Cuba The Annexation
or the Sandwich islands lue Admission of
Minnesota as a State Admission of Oreron
Admission of Utah, -with orwttBout Poly
gamy Admission of Kansas, with or without
Slavery Probable Admission of Nebraska
and WaHbingtou Turritorieei The Inaugural
Message of James Buchanan The Doings of
the New Democratic Congress. These are
some of the lending events which will distin
guish the incoming Administration, and most
of them will transpire during the coming year.
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from it great concentration of Rail Roads,
Telegraphs, and water communication witk
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New York Paper, and the Plain 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 Dispatcher from
Washington during tie Session of Conpess,
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 original or selected, accompanied wllh
the choicest variety of Miscellany, such a
Poetry, Discoveries. Biographies, 'Jokes, Od
dities, ice, lc, making altogether one of the
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other Public Documents, can subscribe now,
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THE MODEL FAMILY AND AG
GERMANTOWN, PHILA'IA CO., PENW.
Evert Wedwesdat Morsib.
BY PHILIP R. FRE.4S.
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 f th
Germantown Telegraph," not only to con
tinue as heretofore the Agricultural Depart
ment of his paper, but sedulonsly to add t
its character and value by all' the means at
command. All necessary space shall be pro
vided for a ful irecord of Agricultural Details
nnd a full development of every branch of th
Fanner' Pursuit. He will in future, as he
has always heretofore, aim to b practical,
and to be' of real and substantial advantagt
to husbandry. His course, also, will continut
to be thoroughly independent, and wholly un
biassed by any other -motives than those bt
conceives to be promotive of the true Interest
of Apricidturetn its broadest meaning.- Neither'
individuals, cliques, societies, or any other in-
AuAnc. tlinll lu'.rv. him frnm l ath nf
right and duty.
Farmers, throughout the country, who de
sire a Newspaper, issued weekly, and equal
to any other family news and literary journal
Duhlished. which makes Agriculture a speci
ality, will find the "Germantown Telegraph""
to fulfill eyery condition, and to render It en
tirely unnecessary for thera to subscribe for a
periodical exclusively agricultural.
Practical Horticulture, Pomology and Gar
dening, generally, will meet with particular
Aa T.lfcrarv Vur Tnnrnal It shall
not be surpassed by any In the country.
Neatly printed on good paper, of the largest
class, it shall continue to be one of th baud-'
somest newspapers of the day.
Every Family, in town or country, whether'
they take other papers or not, will find tlif,
Germantown Telegraph" to be worth, In lit-.
eral benefit, twice the amount of ubscriptio. ,
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Price Two Dollars in advance. Subscriptions
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scribers will have the cash postage deducted
when not exceeding 25 eta. per annum, pro
vided th tubscription be paid strictly In ad- '
vance. Postage stamps to this amount will
be returned as change w ith the receipt.
Any person sending five new ubcriber t
.!." ...lit .L L t .. .iil.jl.lkll
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STEAM ; FERRY BOAT.
W nut. auDscnoer oegs leave to inrorm m
sjL - public, that he ha now in operation,
first tlas Steam Ferry Boat, at Belleyue, N.Tv
at the point known a old Trdera Point Ferry.
Th Boat i on of th best on th Missouri
River, and every exertion will be used to ena
ble the public to cross ths Rlv with safety,
f4ft NATHANIEL O. BENTOJL
A valuable timber Claim of 100 acres, with
in three miles of Btllcvu City, for sale. Eni
q uie at this Office. 37tf.