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ITEWITT & STEINACKER, Saddle, Har THE undersigned takes the liberty of in

I ness and Trunk Manufacturers, whole 1 forming you that he has removed his place sale and retail, No. 67 Fourth street, corner of of business to Olise 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 openCommissions.

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 TEERING WELL & ELLIOT, Real Estate be pleased to see his old friends and custom1 Dealers, Auctioneers and Conveyancers,

ers and their friends with them. a'id assureNo. 123 Che tout street, St. Louis, Mo. Reall those who may favor him with their patronEstate sold on commission, at private sale, or age, that they shall recei

age, that they shall receive his personel attenauction. Also, deeds of all kinds written, and I tion and his best efforts to please. Very reacknowledgments token. 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.

Dry Goods,

Frnit Trees.

ENERAL AGENCY at Dubuque, Jowa, for U public lands, real estate, military land / DOAN. KING & CO., wholesale Dry Goods warrants, payment of taxes, investigation of U dealers, 131 and 133 Main street, St. titles, arnicable 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, CROW, McCREERY & CO., Wholesale dealNotary Public and Commissioner of Deeds and u 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, 181. Creery, Wm. H. Barksdale, Wm. A. Hargu

dine, Charles D. Appleton. Attorneys.

WOODS, CHRISTY & CO., wholesale deal

ers in Dry Goods, No. 75 Main street, LOVER & CAMPBELL, late of Palmyra, st. Louis, Mo. James Woods, William T. U Mo., Attorneys at Law, St. Louis, Mo. Christy, James C. Christy, Robert K. Woods. TOHN LOUGHBOROUGH, Attorney and J Counsellor at Law, office No. 56 Pine street, near Third, (adjoining that of the Clerk of the Supreme Court.

DRUIT TREES AND SHRUBBERY, for T F. RISK & A.FALLER, Attorneys at T sale by the undersigned, at their fruit 1. 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 esTHEREFORD, Attorney at Law, Indepen

tablishment. The Nursery and Gardens are T. dence, Mo. Otfice 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. L. 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.

firm, (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 the varieties now growing. This, with the

assurance on their part of an intention to inJOHN C. HEYER, Dealer in Hides, Leather

crease the number of their trees, as well as to 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

can always be supplied. Their prices for trees Furniture.

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

and manufacturer of Cabinet Furniture, city or on steamboats; packed in good order 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. WIM. M. HARLOW, proprietor of the St.

JOHN SIGERSON & BROTHERS. Y Louis Furniture Store, manufactures and keeps constantly on hand erery variety of household furniture, matresses, window blinds, willow ware, &c.

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

HOUSE. packed. All goods warranted as recom A MOS H. SCHULTZ, No. 136, North Main mended.

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

Leather.

Paper Warehonse.

Paper Gaugings.

DAGE & BACON, Banking House No. 129
I Main street, St. Louis, next door to the

JONATHAN JONES COMMERCIAL Bank of Missouri.

J 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, conser 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 them.

selves for busine s pursuits, are respectfully JOKER, RENICK & Co., bankers and ex invited to call during business hours and exam

change dealers, No. 13. 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 faciMo. Interest paid to depositors, drafts and Jities extended to those desirous of qualifying notes collected, sight and tiine 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 J. 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 Departexchange 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 ex1, change dealers, No. 83 Main street, east side third door north of Olive street, St. Louis, Mo. Interest paid to depositors, drafts and notes collected, sight and time bills purchas

OHN S. WATSON, (late of Wilgus & Wated, and sight exchange on the eastern cities

son) No. 64° 40' Pine street, between Se and New Orleans for sale, at the lowest rates,

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

of Wilgus & Watson, house, steamboat, sign 8. MASKELL. JAS. E. FRANCISCUS

and ornamental painter, grainer, glazier,

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

all the latest styles of French and American ITASKELL & co., bankers and exchange

paper hangings. He keeps constantly on hand 11. dealers, corner of Main and Vine streets,

and ready for sale mixed paints of all colors, St. Louis, Mo., buy and sell exehange on all

oils, varnishes, Japan, turpentine, white learl, the eastern, western and southern cities; all

putty, and a large and superior assortment of kinds of bank notes, and foreign gold and sil

French and American window glass, which Ver.

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

Particular attention paid to estimating on ly guaranteed.

houses or steamboats.

November. Collections made in all cities, and promptly remitted for, at current rates of exchange, free of charge.

WOLF & ENGERT, importers and dealers IF Interest allowed on deposits on time, or

IV 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, paper-hangings, chimnes screens, tester pieces, window shades, marble, marroquin, Gold and

Silver paper, painters' and Dutch gold bronze, JOHN M. CANNON, Slater, 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 now compli ted his arrangements, he is prepared to Thake contracts for any work in his line. He

Records. has in his employ practical slaters, and is well prepared to execute in a workmanlike man

DERSONS wishing to obtain transcripts of ner, and with dispatch, all orders entrusted

I records in New Madrid county, can pro to his care. He keeps constantly on hand, and

cure them without delay by addressing the unfor sale, Welch slate, rich tiles, sheet lead,

dersigned. And to avoid the inconvenience slate fagging, slate hearths, copper, brass and

of remitting small sums, the records will be iron slating nails, Rosendale cement, and all

directed to George Petrim & Co., St. Louis, other articles pertaining to his business. He

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

March, 1851. advantage on another, which is not the case with any other roofing material. His terms are such as cannot but prove satisfactory. Apply as above.

Slate Vard.

Horse Shoeing.

Brushes.

DINGS & CO., importers of German, T. French and English Fancy Goods, and manufacturers of all kinds of brushes, No. 47 Main street, St. Louis, Mo.

TOHN MULLERY, Premium Horse shoer

in the alley, opposite the Post Office, will as usual par particular attention to the various diseases affecting the feet of horses, and will guarantee to give general satisfaction in either of the above departments.

Boots & Shoes.

TOMAS GREY, Blacksmith and Iron

UOME MUTUAL FIRE AND MARINE I Worker, No. 90 North Second street, bet

INSURANCE CO. of St. Louis, netwithween Olive and Locust, St. Louis, Mo., keeps

standing the heavy loss sustained by this comconstantly on hand and manufactures to order

pany in May last, the stock notes now on hand Ox Chains, Sledges, Wedges, and every des

amount to $350, 00. The stock notes of the cription of Mining Tools, also Iron Hobbles

company are secured by lien upon real estate and Picket Pins, Blacksmith work for

and approved endorsers. Office, No. 120 'lousebuilders, at the lowest pricesT he

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, Henma ry Kayser, D, D. Page, Theron Barnum, John Foundry.

Kern.

ISAAC L. GARRISON, President.

D. D. PAGE, Treasurer.
IVASHINGTON FOUNDRY, corner of Se-

PIIILANDER SALISBURY, Sec'y.
cond and Morgan streets, St. Louis, Mo.
We are prepared to fill with dispatch, and to
fit up in superior style, all orders in the Foun-
dry and Machine business, such as steam en-
gines, 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.

ITOW, CLAFLIN & COOK, dealers in boots All orders from the country will meet with 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. S. J. SMITH.

T. FAIRBRIDGE.
w. D. woon.

H. B. HAWKINS.
Missouri Foundry.
TVAIRBRIDGE, WOOD & Co., manufactur-

Washington Steam Sash Factory.
T ers of Castings, Iron Railings, Iron Win-
dow Shutters, Vaults and Doors; Plumbago

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

WASHINGTON Avenue and 14th street,south side.

St. Louis, Mo., makes Doors, Sash and Blinds, Office and Warehouse No. 118 North Third

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

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

June, 1851.

Saws and Scales.

RENFRENDRY ANP Main

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G. A. BAUER,

WOOD-ENGRAVER, No. 19 Chesnut street, up ST. LOUIS SAW AND SCALE FACTORY. stairs, (betweon Main & Second str., opposite the TEE, GAGE & CO., manufacturers of every City Hall,) St. Louis, Mo. Every description of description of Saws and Scales. Factory

Wood Cuts, l'ortraits, 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 this city. June, 1851.

Proofs of my work can be seen at my ofhce.
ROLIN CLARK, PHILANDER BRALEY.
JOHN RENFREW. ALEXANDER CROSIER.
WAGLE FOUNDRY AND ENGINE SHOP,

TO THE LADIES.
North-west corner of Main and Biddle
strects. Manufacturers of all kinds of ma-

MR. P. A. PIGNERO begs to inforın the public,

1 and the Ladies more particularly, that he has chinery, boilers and sheet iron work, portable

taken the store, corner of line & Fourth streets, uncircular saw mills always on hand, all orders

der Planters' House, to which he will remove lie 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, Cues, and False Hair, manufactured in every style and to suit every taste. He begs for an examination

of his stook. The Gentlemen's Shaving and Hair VCHAERFF & BRO., No. 71 Market street,

Dressing Saloon will remain at the old stand, opposite St. Louis, Mo., are prepared to execute

the Planturs' House. anything in the line of lithography; and especially, as they are in possession of the largest sized lithographic presses and stones, they are able to fill orders of the largest dimensions. They take and lithogrph portraits and likenesses from daguerrotypes, encrave or lithograph show bill cards, business M. & H. M, WARREN, manufacturers and visiting cards, diplomas, music, mari U of Warren's Improved Fire and Waterfests, labels, facsimiles, bank notes, bank vills, Proof Composition Roofs, and Roofing Matebank checks, bill heads, drafts, bills of lad- rials, which are kept constantly on hand and ing, maps, town plats, &c.

for sale (with directions for use) to those in They particularly beg leave to request the country who may desire to adopt this mode the special notice of the public 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.

| My, and 4 to 5 P. M.

Lithographic Establishment.

Roofs.

THE ST. LOUIS UNION Book and Job 1 Printing Establishment, No. 36 Locust street between Main and Second, St. Louis,

HARLES & HAMMOND, Book and Job U Printers, Main street, St. Louis, Mo.

NORTHINGTONG, SNETHEN continues V to practice Law in the Supreme Court; to attend to cases before Congress; to prosecute Claims and settle accounts against the Departments and Boards of Commissioners to procure Patents at home and abroad; to obtain Pensions and Bounty lands; to collect debts, dividends. legacies and inheritances 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 of the Union. Particular attention paid to California Land Title cases coining up to the U. S. Supreme Court on appeal.

Communications prepaid, addressed to W. G. SNETHEN, 5, Carrol Place, Capitol Hill, Washington, D. C., will meet with prompt attention,

Clothing.

RCHIBALD YOUNG & CO., 99 Main st., A St. Louis, Mo., Wanzer Minor & Co., 126 Pearl street, New York, Moses Wanzen and Henry J. Minor, New York, Archibald Young, t. Louis.

N. B.-We manufacture all of our own goods, and sell by wholesale at the lowest possible prices.

Safes.

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

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

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

Atlanufacturers.

MURRAY & DORMAN, Iron Railing M Manufactory, corner of Third and Pine streets, continue to manufacture at the above establishment, all kinds of plain and ornamental iron railing, balconies, bank and jail doors, book safes, fire-vaults, iron window shutters, iron awnings, lightning rods, bedsteads, gratins, anil in fact, any thing which can be formed of iron.

WOOLEN MILL, Canton Klinois. DIPER & EVEREIT, Manufacturers of Cloths, Satinetts, Flanels and Blankets. Nov. 15th, 1851.

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ARTICLES BY THE SENIOR EDITOR.

PAGE.
Commerce of the Mississippi Valley,..........
Civic and Rural Embellishments, .....
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, ........
An Incident, ......

.............. 50
Atala, from the French of Chateaubriand, ........ 51, 123, 204, 279, 349, 418
Faust, Translated from the German of Goethe, .......................... 63
Ladies, ..........
Ideal Beauty,..........
Vivific Arts, ........

68
Papers on the Progress of Humanity, ...........

• 69
Fine Arts, ..........

.......... 73, 145, 217
The Bud, ..........

............. 118
A gleam of youth, ................
A Thought, .....

.. 134
Girls, ......
Poesy. Homage to the arts, .....................
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.............
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. - .
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 pubìic lands and western improvements, by K. of Mo. . . . 174
Predestination, by Hon. A. BEATTY of Ky. - - - -
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, . .
The Trade of the Southwest, by Lieut. M. F. MAURY, U. S. Navy, - .
Who are Oppressors, and who the Oppressed ? By Mrs. MARY R.
Hall, Keokok, Iowa - - -

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