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EQUAL TO ANY IN THE WORLD!!!
MAY BE PROCURED
At FROM $8 to $12 PER ACRE.
Near Markets, Schools, Railroads, Churches, and all the blessings of
1,200,000 Acres, in Farms of 40, 00,120,160 Acres and upwards, in
ILLINOIS, the Garden State of America, The Illinois Central Railroad
Company offer, ON LONG- CREDIT, the beautiful and fertile PRAIRIE LANDS lying along the whole line of
their Railroad, 700 MILES IN LENGTH, upon the most Favorable Terms, for enabling Farmers,
Manufacturers, Mechanics, and Workingmen to make for themselves and their families
a competency, and a HOME they can call THEIR OWN, as will appear
from the following statements:
THE PEACE-PREACHER AND HIS CLERK.
REV. FERNANDO WOOD. "Peace on
Earth, and Good-Will to Rebels."
MUSCULAR DISCIPLES. "That's
so-o-o!" (Chorus of Oaths.)
Agents for U. S. Five Twenty Loan
are prepared to furnish the U. S.
FIVE TWENTY-YEAR SIX PER CENT. BONDS, direct from the Government, at PAR and
ACCRUED INTEREST, as heretofore.
ON AND AFTER JULY 1, THE
PRIVILEGE OF CONVERTING LEGAL-TENDER NOTES INTO THE FIVE TWENTY-YEAR BONDS AT
PAR WILL CEASE. Parties wishing to secure a United States Bond paying six per
cent. interest IN GOLD, AT PAR, should send in their orders before that time.
We also keep on hand a constant
supply of all classes of Government Securities for sale at the lowest market
U. S. 7-30 TREASURY NOTES.
U. S. 6 PER CENT. BONDS of 1881.
U. S. ONE-YEAR CERTIFICATES OF
INDEBTEDNESS, &c., &c.
FISK & HATCH,
No. 38 Wall Street, New York.
Attention General Grant's, Rosecrans', Hooker's, and Birney's Divisions.
Brig-Gen. D. B. Birney says:
"This Cross is in honor of our old Leader, and the wearer of it will always
remember his high standard of a true and brave soldier, and will never disgrace
it." I will send the above Cross Pin, in Gold Plate, to any soldier on the
receipt of $1. Also for $1, I will send as sample either a fine Gold Pen or
Pencil, or a New Style Vest Chain, or a Gold Masonic Pin or Ring, or a
California Diamond Ring or Pin, or an Engraved Bracelet or Spring Locket.
Also Head-Quarters for Union
League Pins. Samples of fine ones will be sent on the receipt of 50 cents. I
have a kind which I will sell for $3 per hundred, $25 per 1000.
B. T. HAYWARD, Manufacturing
208 Broadway, N. Y.
Best Color for Villas, Cottages,
and Barns. Will stand any Climate. R. REYNOLDS, Agent, 74 Maiden Lane, N.Y.
Shults' Onguent.—Warranted to
produce a full set of whiskers in six weeks or money refunded. Sent, post-paid,
for 30 cts. Address C. F. Shults, Troy, N. Y.
LANDS.—To all wanting Farms.
Thriving Settlement. Rich soil. Mild climate. See advertisement of Vineland, on
to Paint Photographs.
A NEW WORK.
Just published. Price 10 cents.
Sold by all principal Booksellers, Artists' supply-men, and Stock Dealers, and
sent, post-paid, by the Publishers,
J. E. TILTON & CO., Boston.
The Celebrated Craig Microscope
Will be mailed, pre-paid, for
$2.25; or, with six beautiful mounted objects, for $3; or, with 24 objects, for
$5, by HENRY CRAIG, 180 Centre Street, 3d floor, New York. Liberal discount to
A Beautiful Engraved Gold-Plated
Watch, Lever Cap, small size, English Movements, perfect time-keeper. Sent free
by mail, in neat case, for only $7. A Solid Silver, same as above, $7. Specially
adapted to the ARMY. CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., 38 & 40 Ann Street, N. Y.
Agents in Towns, and Soldiers in
camp or discharged. are making easily $15 per day selling our GREAT NEW and
WONDERFUL UNION PRIZE AND STATIONERY PACKAGES, NOVEL AND UNEQUALED, and unlike
all the old styles; containing all New Articles, and of fine quality. Writing
Materials, Games, Useful and Fancy Articles, Likenesses of Heroes, Camp
Companions (for the Army), rich gifts of Jewelry, &c., &c., altogether worth
over $1, for ONLY 25c. They are just the thing for a present to your friend in
the Army. No family should be without one. Profits immense, sales quick.
Soldiers in camp can act as Agents, and make money fast. A SPLENDID WATCH,
warranted as a perfect time-keeper, presented free to all Agents. Packages in
endless variety and at all prices. Agents wanted all through the country. Send
for NEW Circulars for 1863, containing EXTRA inducements.
S. C. RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau
Street, New York, largest and oldest Prize Package House in the World.
IF YOU WANT TO BE CURED OF
Spring is the time to use DR.
YELLOW DOCK SYRUP,
Which Purifies the Blood,
Invigorates the Body, gives Tone to the Nerves, Strength to the Muscles, and
Health to every Channel, Joint, and Limb.
One Dollar per Bottle (which
Depot, 130 CHATHAM ST., N. Y.
Sold 502 GRAND ST.
Ask for LEATHE'S YELLOW DOCK
SYRUP. Take no other. Established 1848. Sold by Druggists everywhere.
No. 637 Broadway.
Union League Badge.
Is about equal in extent to
England, with a population of 1,722,666, and a soil capable of supporting
20,000,000. No State in the Valley of the Mississippi offers so great an
inducement to the Settler as the State of Illinois. There is no part of the
world where all the conditions of climate and soil so admirably combine to
produce those two great staples, CORN and WHEAT.
Nowhere can the industrious
farmer secure such immediate results from his labor as on these deep, rich,
loamy soils, cultivated with so much ease. The climate, from the extreme
southern part of the State to the Terre Haute, Alton, and St. Louis Railroad, a
distance of nearly 200 miles, is well adapted to Winter.
WHEAT, CORN, COTTON, TOBACCO,
Peaches, Pears, Tomatoes, and
every variety of fruit and vegetables is grown in great abundance, from which
Chicago and other Northern markets are furnished from four to six weeks earlier
than their immediate vicinity. Between the Terre Haute, Alton, and St. Louis
Railway and the Kankakee and Illinois Rivers (a distance of 115 miles on the
Branch, and 136 miles on the Main Trunk), lies the great Corn and Stock raising
portion of the State.
THE ORDINARY YIELD
of Corn is from 50 to 80 bushels
per acre. Cattle, Horses, Mules, Sheep, and Hogs are raised here at a small
cost, and yield large profits. It is believed that no section of country
presents greater inducements for Dairy Farming than the Prairies of Illinois, a
branch of farming to which but little attention has been paid, and which must
yield sure profitable results. Between the Kankakee and Illinois Rivers, and
Chicago and Dunleith (a distance of 56 miles on the Branch and 147 miles by the
Alain Trunk), Timothy Hay, Spring Wheat, Corn, &c., are produced in great
The Agricultural products of
Illinois are greater than those of any other State. The Wheat crop of 1861 was
estimated at 35,000,000 bushels, while the Corn crop yields not less than
140,000,000 bushels, besides the crop of Oats, Barley, Rye, Buckwheat, Potatoes,
Sweet Potatoes, Pumpkins, Squashes, Flax, Hemp, Peas, Clover, Cabbage, Beets,
INSURE YOUR LIFE
For the Benefit of your Family.
Life Insurance Company, No. 98 BROADWAY, New York,
Offers more advantages to Insurers than any other Company in the United
States. Its prominent features are as
follows: A permanent Capital Stock of
$125,000, now largely added to by accumulation. Stockholders receive no other
dividends than legal interest on their stock. Policy-Holders receive ALL THE PROFITS, WITHOUT ANY PERSONAL LIABILITY.
The only Stock Company in the
United States whose Charter expressly requires that ALL the profits shall be
divided among the Policy-Holders. It has, therefore, all the
advantages and security of a Stock and Mutual Co. combined, without their
separate disadvantages. Dividends to Policy-holders once
credited, are never forfeited. Proportion of Assets to
Liabilities LARGER than most other Companies in the United States. Liberality and Promptitude in the
settlement of Claims. All reasonable aid granted to
Members to enable them to KEEP THEIR POLICIES IN FORCE in case of their
inability to pay their future premiums. Let no Member therefore ALLOW HIS
POLICY TO LAPSE without first advising with the Company. CYRUS CURTISS
.......................President. CLEAYTON NEWBOLD
..............Vice-President. W. A. BREWER, JR.
............Actuary and Secretary. WHOLE LIFE, SHORT TERM,
ENDOWMENT, and ANNUITY POLICIES issued in all their various and approved forms.
Printed documents, containing
full information, furnished without charge, and sent free by mail. Good Agents wanted in every city
and town throughout the Loyal States.
A BEAUTIFUL MICROSCOPE
For 28 cts. (coin preferred),
magnifying small objects 500 times. Five of different powers for $1.00. Mailed
free. Address F. C. BOWEN, Box 220, Boston. Mass.
TO CONSUMPTIVES.—You will get the
Recipe for a sure cure for Coughs, Colds, Consumption, and all lung complaints,
by sanding to D. Adee, 381 Pearl St., N. Y. He sends it free. Write for it.—It
has cured thousands.
Tobacco, Sorgheim, Grapes,
Peaches, Apples, &c., which go to swell the vast aggregate of production in this
fertile region. Over Four Million tons of produce were sent out the State of
Illinois during the past year.
In Central and Southern Illinois
uncommon advantages are presented for the extension of Stock raising. All kinds
of Cattle, Horses, Mules, Sheep, Hogs, &c., of the best breeds, yield handsome
profits; large fortunes have already been made, and the field is open for others
to enter with the fairest prospects of like results. DAIRY FARMING also presents
its inducements to many.
CULTIVATION OF COTTON.
The experiments in Cotton culture
are of very great promise. Commencing in latitude 39 deg. 30min. (see Mattoon on
the Branch, and Assumption on the Main Line), the Company owns thousands of
acres well adapted to the pe.fection of this fibre. A settler having a family of
young children, can turn their youthful labor to a most profitable account in
the growth and perfection of this plant.
THE ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD
Traverses the whole length of the
State, from the banks of the Mississippi and Lake Michigan to the Ohio. As its
name imports, the Railroad runs through the centre of the State, and on either
side of the road along its whole length lie the lands offered for sale.
CITIES, TOWNS, MARKETS, DEPOTS.
There are Ninety-eight Depots on
the Company's Railway, giving about one every seven miles. Cities, Towns, and
Villages are situated at convenient distances throughout the whole route, where
every desirable commodity may be found as readily as in the oldest cities of the
Union, and where buyers are to be met for all kinds of farm produce.
Mechanics and working-men will
find the free school system encouraged by the State, and endowed with a large
revenue for the support of the schools. Children can live in sight of the
school, the college, the church, and grow up with the prosperity of the leading
State in the Great Western Empire.
$22. WATCHES. $22.
A Splendid Silver Hunting Case
Lever, that indicates the day of the month accurately, for $22; usual price $35
$22. Genuine. $22.
Genuine American Lever Watches,
in Sterling Silver Hunting Case, for $22; Worth $35 at retail. Also every variety of good
Watches at equally low rates. All orders from the Army must be
pre-paid, as the Express Companies will not take bills for collection on
soldiers. J. L. FERGUSON, IMPORTER OF
WATCHES, 208 Broadway, New York.
Tomes, Son & Melvain,
6 Maiden Lane, New York
Dealers in Arms and Military
Goods of every
RICH PRESENTATION SWORDS.
Smith & Wesson's Breech-loading
Rifles and Pistols.
Bacon Manufacturing Co. Revolving
National Union League.
To the Trade.
E. N. FOOTE & CO., Manufacturers
Jewelry, 208 Broadway, New York.
AGENTS WANTED for our Splendid
New Mammoth Eureka Prize Package. 200 per cent. profit. Superb Watch free to
Agents. $18 per day made. Send for New Circulars. W. H. CATELY & CO., 40 Ann
PRICES AND TERMS OF PAYMENT—ON
Address Land Commissioner,
Illinois Central Railroad, Chicago, Ill.