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EWITT & STEINACKER: Saddlehlar: The undersignende tak fest hemliberties in sale and retail, No. 67 Fourth street, corner of of business to live street, a few doors above Pine, opposite the Planters House, St. Louis. Main, south side, in the Exchange Building,

and three doors above Messrs. E. W. Clarke &

Co's. Banking House, where he is now open-
Commissions.

ing, and will continue to receive during the

Spring months, a large and full assortment of
H. W. LEFFINGWELL, R. S. ELLIOTT, the most fashionable styles of goods, in bis
Notary Public

Com'r of Deeds. line, for gentlemen's wear; and where he will
LE
EFFING WELL & ELLIOT, Real Estate be pleased to see his old friends and custom-
Dealers, Auctioneers and Conveyancers,

ers and their friends with them. a'id assureNo. 123 Che tnut street, St. Louis, Mo. Real those who may savor him with their patronEstate sold on commission, at private sale, or age, that they shall receive his personel attenauction. Also, deeds of all kinds written, and

lion and his best efforts to please. Very reacknowledgments taken. Maps of the city spectfully, your obedient servant, and additions to be seen at the office, and in

J. G. SHELTON.
for.nation given free of charge. Surreying
done promptly and correctly.

Wry Goods,
G
ENERA, AGENCY at Dubuque, Jowa, for

public aument realestate investitanio la mort Dode eRT, NGA and wholesale borge Goods
titles, amicable collection of debts, and all Louis. Job P. Doan, St. Louis, Wylley King,
other business within the legitimate sphere of do., Richard Bigelow, New York.
an Agent's duties, by

CHARLES CORKERY, TROW, McCREERY & CO., Wholesale dealNotary Public and Commissioner of Deeds and ers in Dry Goods, No. 71 Main street, St Depositions for all the North-western States, Louis, Mo. Wayman Crow, Phoceon R. Mc Missouri included.

October, 18 l. Creery, Wm. H. Barksdale, Wm. A. Hargu

dine, Charles D. Appleton. Attorneys.

: ers in Dry Goods, No. 75 Main street,

James Woods, William T.
Mo., Attorneys at Law, St. Louis, Mo.

Christy, James C. Christy, Robert K. Woods.
JOHANNEQUC TABOROUGH; Attorney and
Counsellor at Law, office No. 56 Pine

fruit Trees.
street, near Third, (adjoining that of the Clerk
of the Supreme Court.

FRUIT TREES AND SHRUBBERY, for

sale by the undersigned, at their fruit Law, office-- No. 16 North Chestnut st.,

farm and nursery.

This establishment is lo(2 doors west of the Republican building,) St.

cated seven miles South of St. Louis, Mo. Louis, Mo.

There are Omnibus Coaches running daily

from the City within one half mile of the esF. : at

dence, Mo. Office over Thomas & Todd's opep at all times (Sundays excepted) for the store.

reception of visitors. Horticulturists and amaRefer to Messrs. Thomas & Todd, Smart & teurs are respectfully invited to visit the esHughes, Coleman & Dallam, Independence, tablishment and examine for themselves. In Mo.; Hon. Wm. Scott, Hon. Thos. 1. Price, directing the attention of the public to their George W. Hough, Jefferson City, Mo.; Tutt & nursery, they would remark that one of the Watson, M. Tarver, Esq., H. Cobb, Esq , st. arm, (Mr. James Sigerson,) has been engaged Louis, Mo.

in the above business for the last twenty-tive

years; during that time he has tested many of
Leather.

the varieties now growing. This, with the
assurance on their part of an intention to in-

crease the number of their trees, as well as to JOUNCEYER;

Dealer in Hides, Leather Oils and Findings, No. 88, North Main

add to their assortment from year to year, furstreet, St. Louis, Mo.

nishes a strong guarantee to persons wishing

to make choice selections of fruit, that they
Furniture.

can always be supplied. Their prices fortrees
will be as reasonable as at any similar estab-

lishment East or West, and when desired, W. JEROME, wholesale and retail dealer trees will be delivered free of charge in the

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Chairs, bedsteads, &c., Nos. 44, 46 and 48, for their destination.
Olive street, opposite the Monroe House, St. All letters addressed to John Sigerson,
Louis, Mo.

St. Louis, or to James Sigerson, Carondelet,

will meet with prompt attention. M. M. HARLOW, proprietor of the St. JOHN SIGERSON & BROTHERS. and keeps constantly on hand erery variety of household furniture, matresses, window blinds, willow ware, &c.

Also, manufactures to order every article in Dis line, with despatch. Orders from abroad | SLIGO BOOK STORE AND PAPER WAREpromptly attended to, and goods carefully

HOUSE. packed. All goods warranted as recommended.

street, St. Louis, opposite the Bank. New Warehouse, No. 88 Second street, bet- Wholesale dealer in books, paper and stawoen Olive and Locust streeta, St. Louis, Mo. I tionery.

Paper Warehouse.

A

1, change dealers, No.33.ain street

, east

PAGE & BACON: Banking House No. 129

COMMERCIAL Main street, St. Louis, next door to the JONATHAN SJONES Bank of Missouri.

COLLEGE, St. Louis, Mo., incorporated N. B. Deposits received, Drafts and Notes

by the General Assembly, January 24, 1849. from all parts of the l'nion collected and Ex

With full authority to "grant diplomas, award change on the East and South for sale at all

degrees, confer honors, and exercise all and times.

singular, the privileges common to CommerAlso Branches of Exchange and Banking cial Colleges, authorized by law in other Houses at San Francisco and Sacramento Ci

States."--Charter, Sec. 2. ties, California.

Young Gentlemen wishing to prepare theme

selves for busine s pursuits, are respectfully LO OKER, KENICK & CO., bankers and ex- invited to call during business hours and exam

change dealers, No. 132 Main street, west ine the mode of imparting instruction, the side, third door north of Vine street, St. Louis, progress of the pupils, and the superior facia Mo. Interest paid to depositors, drafts and lities extended to those desirous of qualifying notes collected, sight and tirne bills purchased themselves for the practical duties of the and sight exchange on the eastern cities and Counting House. Personal references giren New Orleans for sale at the lowest rates in to above one hundred and eighty (180) Practisums to suit purchasers.

cal Accountants now in charge of Books in

this city, all of whom have completed their JOHN ANDERSON & Co., bankers and business education in this institution. exchange dealers on the north-west corner N. B.

For CIRCULARS containing inforof Main and Olive streets, St. Louis, Mo. In: mation in regard to the terms, the course or terests paid to depositors, drafts and notes instruction and all business connected with collected, sight and time bills purchased and the above, call at the “Book-keeping Depart. exchange on the eastern cities and New Or

ment,” corner of Fourth and Chestnut streets, leans for sale at the lowest rates.

or address JONATHAN JONES, St. Louis, Mo. A. BENOIST & CO., bankers and exside third door north of Olive street, St. Louis, Paper Haugings. Mo. Interest paid to depositors, drafts and notes collected, sight and time bills purchasand New Orleans for sale, at the lowest rates, andsisht exchange on the eastern cities JOHN WATSON(late of Wilgus & Wat:

cond and Third, next door above the old stand in sums to suit purchasers.

of Wilgus & Watson, house, steamboat, sign

and ornamental painter, grainer, glazie", 8. NASKELL. JAS. E. FRANCISCUS

whitener and paper hanger; also, dealer in J. H. BILLING.

all the latest styles of French and American II, of TASKELL & CO., bankers and exchange

paper hangings. He keeps constantly on hand St. Louis, Mo., buy and sell exehange on all

and ready for sale mixed paints of all colors, the eastern, western and southern cities; all

oils, varnishes, Japan, turpentine, white leari, kinds of bank notes, and foreign gold and sil

putty, and a large and superior assortment of

French and American window glass, which Ver.

will be cut to any size to suit customers. (Land warrants bought and sold, and fully guaranteed.

Particular attention paid to estimating on houses or steamboats.

November Collections made in all cities, and promptly remitted for, at current rates of exchange, free of charge. Interest allowed on deposits on time, or

in Paper Hangings, Colors and Fancy to be checked for at sight.

Papers, No. 49 South Second street, between If the highest price paid for Gold Dust.

Elm and Myrtle, St. Louis, Mo. Constantly

on hand, all kinds of oil and water colors, paSlate Vard.

per-hangings, chimney screens, tester pieces, window shades, marble, marroquin, Gold and

Silver paper, painters' and Dutch gold bronze, JOHNN CANNON, Stater, No. 15 and 17 lead pencils, paint boxes, paint brushes, South Sixth street, St. Louis, would re

drawing paper, &c.

April, 1850. spectfully inform the public that, having new compli ted his arrangements, he is prepared to make contracts for any work in his line. He

Records. has in his employ practical slaters, a nd is well prepared to execute in a workmanlike manner, and with dispatch, all orders entrusted PERSCO

SONS wishing to obtain transcripts of

records in New Madrid county, can piro to his care. He keeps constantly on hand, and for sale, Welch slate, rich tiles, sheet dead; dersigned. And to avoid the inconvenience

cure them without delay by addressing the unslate flagging, slate hearths, copper, brass and iron slating nails, Rosendale cement, and all

of remitting small sums, the records will be other articles pertaining to his business. He

directed to George Pegrim & Co., St. Louis,

who will deliver the same upon the payment will strip from roofs zinc, sheet iron, tin, or

of the fees.

WM: MOSELEY, other covering, and substitute therefor slate.

Recorder of New Madrid Co., Mo. Slate removed from one roof, can be used to advantage on another, which is not the case

March, 1851. with any other roofing material. His terms are such as cannot but prove satisfactory. Apply as above. Brushes.

in the alley, opposite the Post Office, will F

DINGS & CO., importers of German, as usual pay particular attention to the various

French and English FancyGoods, and diseases affecting the feet of horses, and will manufacturers of all kinds of brushes, No. guarantee to give general satisfaction in either 47 Main street, St. Louis, No.

of the above departments.

Horse Shoeing.

HoINSURANCE CO.Ofst. Louis, notwith

Foundry.

,

Boots & Shoes.

Tho
'HOMAS GREY Blacksmith and Iron

FIRE AND Worker, No. 90 North Second street, between Olive and Locust, St. Louis, Mo., keeps standing the heavy loss sustained by this com; constantly on hand and manufactures to order Ox Chains, Sledges, Wedges, and every des

pany in May last, the stock notes now on hand

amount to $350, 00. The stock notes of the cription of Mining Tools, also Iron Hobbles and Picket Pins. I+Blacksmith work for

company are secured by lien upon real estate 'lousebuilders, at the lowest prices. He

and approved endorsers. office, No. 120

North Third street. has always on hand the highly recommended

Directors: I. L. Garrison, A. P. Ladew, P. Iron Frame Bedstead, and Camp Stool.

Salisbury, John Whitehill, Jos. A. Eddy, Henry Kayser, D. D. Page, Theron Barnum, John Kern.

ISAAC L. GARRISON, President.

D. D. PAGE, Treasurer. cond and Morgan streets, St. Louis, Mo.

PIIILANDER SALISBURY, Sec'y. We are prepared to fill with dispatch, and to fit up in superior style, all orders in the Foundry and Machine business, such as steam engines, mill work, mill castings, railroad cars, wheels for coal trucks, lard and soap kettles of all sizes, press screws, &c., made to order at short notice. Wool carding machines,

JOHN HOW

WM. CLAFLIN. and a large and superior stock of machine

ROBT. COOK.

JNO. A. ALLEN. cards, we will warrant equal to any in the Union.

COOK, dealers in boots

and shoes, hides, leather, shoemakers' prompt attention.

tindings, Tanners' oil, Curriers' tools, &c., J. T. DOWDALL & CO. 412 Main street, (opposite the Bank,) St. Louis, No.

April, 1851. 6. J. SMITH.

T. FAIRBRIDGE.
W. D. WOOD.

H. B. HAWKINS.
Missouri Foundry.

Washington Steam Sash Factory. ers of Castings, Iron Railings, Iron Window Shutters, Vaults and Doors ; Plumbago

B. PHILIBERT,
Concrete Fire Proof Safes ; also, Garrison's
Portable Saw Mills.

WASHINGTON Avenue and 14th street south side. Office and Warehouse No. 118 North Third

St. Louis, Mo., makes Doors, Sash and Blinds,

Also, Door and Window Frames. Terms moderate. street. Foundry, corner Clark Avenue and

N. B.-Slitting and Planing done here. Eighth street.

June, 1851.

amorders from the country will meet with HI°WCLAFLIN

Saws and Scales.

G. A. BAUER, ST. LOUIS SAW AND SCALE FACTORY.

WOOD-ENGRAVER, No. 19 Chesnut street, up

stairs, (betweon Main & Second str., opposite the

City Hall, St. Louis, Mo. Every description of description of Saws and Scales. Factory

Wood Cuts, Portraits, fac-similes. Buildings, Type, on Broadway, North St. Louis. Office and

Labels, Borders. Notary Seals, &c. &c. I would reWare-room No. 86 Main street, up stairs.

commend myself by executing at very reasonable pri

cos, the finest work that can be done in tbis city. June, 1851.

Proofs of my work can be seen at my office.
ROLIN CLARK, PHILANDER BRALEY.
JOHN RENFREW. ALEXANDER CROSIER.

VAGLE FOUNDRY AND ENGINE SHOP,
E

TO THE LADIES. North-west corner of Main and Biddle streets. Manufacturers of all kinds of ma- MR.HA.. PIGNERO begs to inform the public. chinery, boilers and sheet iron work, portable

and the Ladies more particularly, that he has

taken the store, corner of Fine & Fourth streets, uncircular saw mills always on hand, all orders der Planters' House, to which he will remove hie esexecuted with fidelity and despatch.

tablishment for False Hair, of every variety, and for l'omatums, Combs, &c. &c. Mr. Pignero has recently received from the East a large and select lot of Wigs. and to suit every taste. He begs for an examination

of his stock. CHAKRFF & BRO., No. 71 Market street,

The Gentlemen's Shaving and Hair Dressing Saloon will remain at the old stand, opposite

the Planters' House. anything in the line of lithography; and especially, as they are in possession of the fargest sized lithographic presses and stones, they are able to fill orders of the largest di

Roofs. mensions. They take and lithogr.ph por. traits and likenesses from daguerrotypes, engrave or lithograph show bill cards, business C. of Warren's Improved Fire and Water

M. & H. M, WARREN, manufacturers and visiting cards, diplomas, music, manifests, labels, facsimiles, bank notes, bank vills, Proof Composition Roofs, and Roofing Matebank checks, bill heads, drafts, bills or lad- rials, which are kept constantly on hand and ing, maps, town plats, &c.

for sale (with directions for use) to those in 17 They particularly beg leave to request the country who may desire to adopt this mode the special notice of the publie to their crayon of roofing. drawings and colored lithographs, in as much Office and Manufactory, east side Second as this is the only establishment in the West, street, between Almond and Poplar. St. Louis, where this improved style of lithographing is No. Office hours from 10 to 11 o'clock, A. practiced.

M, and 4 to 5 P. M.

Lithographic Establishment and False Hair, manutenetured in every

,

Clothing.

W
TORTHINGTONG, SNETHEN continues

THE ST. LOUIS UNION Book and Job to practice Law in the Supreme Court; THE

Printing Establishment, No. 36 Locust to attend to cases before Congress; to prose- street between Main and Second, St. Louis, cute Claims and settle accounts against the

Mo. Departments and Boards of Commissioners to procure Patents at home and abroad; to obtain Pensions and Bounty lands; to collect

HARLES & HAMMOND, Book and Job debts, dividends, legacies and inheritances

Printers, Main street, St. Louis, Mo. in any part of the United States and in foreign countries; to make investments of funds in Loans and Stocks and on Bonds and Mortgage, and to negociate the purchase and sale of Loans, Land and Patent-rights in any State

RCHIBALD YOUNG & CO., 99 Main st., of the Union. Particular attention paid to A California Land Title cases coining up to the

St. Louis, Mo., Wanzer Minor & Co.,

126 Pearl street, New York. Moses Wanzen U. S. Supreme Court on appeal. Communications prepaid, addressed to

and Henry J. Minor, New York, Archibald W. G. SNETHEN, 5, Carrol Place, Capitol

Young, t. Louis.

N. B.-We manufacture all of our own Hill, Witshington, D. C., will meet with goods, and sell by wholesale at the lowest posprompt attention.

sible prices.

L. & J. BIGELOW & CO., Great WestSafes.

ern Clothing Emporium, wholesale and retail, No. 124 Second street, corner of Vine.

Baker, Nelson & Co., Cedar st., New York. M'M ,

"MURRAY & DORMAN, Iron Railing streets, continue to manufacture at the above establishment, all kinds of plain and ornamen

Slanufacturers. tal iron railing, balconies, bank and jail doors, book safes, fire-vaults, iron window shutters, WOOLEN MILL, Canton Wlingis. iron awnings, lightning rods, bedsteads, grat-PIPER & EVERETT, Manufacturers of Cloths, ings, anil in fact, any thing which can be formed of iron.

Nov. 15th, 1831.

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TO THE SEVENTH VOLUME OF THE WESTERN JOURNAL.

ARTICLES BY THE SENIOR EDITOR.

PAGE.
Commerce of the Mississippi Valley,

1
Civic and Rural Embellishments,

75
Periodical Literature,

147
The Gulf of Mexico and its commerce,

.............. 219
Railroad fron, St. Louis to New Orleans,

293
Financial and Commercial Prospects of 1852,

365
· ARTICLES BY THE JUNIOR EDITOR.
Spirit Glory,

45, 118, 196
Harpies and Hyenas,

49
An Incident,

50
Atala, from the French of Chateaubriand,

51, 123, 204, 279, 349, 418
Faust, Translated from the German of Goethe,

63
Ladies,

64
Ideal Beauty,

64
Vivific Arts,

68
Papers on the Progress of Humanity,

69
Fine Arts,

73, 145, 217
The Bud,

118
A gleam of youth,

134
A Thought,

134
Girls,

144
Poesy. Homage to the arts,

145
Voice of life,

200
The people's song,

201
A Hint,

202
A flow of soul,

203
Epigram to the Farmer,

216
Epigrams. Love and Hate. Science and practice,

219
Tribute to Labor,

271
Notes on Arts,

289
Epigrams. The Citizen. The Holiest

289
The Echo,

289
Song of the Mechanic,

290
Independence,

340
A Valentine. Influence of a devotional spirit,

360
To a Good Friend. An Epigram...

365
A Free Spirit...

416
CONTRIBUTIONS.
The Prairie Dog, by ALFRED S. Waugh, Esq., St. Louis, Mo.

33
Greatness of Character-Random Thoughts, by an Occasional Writer, 65, 135
Germar.y. Influence of Enthusiasm on Happiness, from the French of

Madame de Staël. By BERNARD A. PRATTE, Esq., St. Louis, Mo. 140
Our Country's Good, by of Kentucky,

152
The public lands and western improvements, by K. of Mo.

174
Predestination, by Hon. A. Beatty of Ky.

214
The Western Railroad Improvements in connection with the Interest of
the Eastern and Middle States, by K. of Mo.

225
Notes on Ruffin's Essays on Calcareous Manure, by Hon. A. BEATTY
of Ky.

247
Friendship, a vision-Random thoughts, by an Occasional Writer, ; 361
The Trade of the Southwest, by Lieut. M. F. MAURY, U. S. Navy, - 375
Who are Oppressors, and who the Oppressed ? By Mrs. MARY R.
HALL, Keokok, Iowa

411
Twilight Musings, by A. M, B., of Ala.,

428
What is a Minister like?

435

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