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Bankers and Dealers in Government
Gold Pens.—If you want the best
Pen ever used, send to Johnson for circular of engravings, giving exact sizes
and prices. Pens repointed at 50c. each, by mail.
E. S. JOHNSON, Manufacturer, 15
Descriptive List of Useful
Consisting of Tool Chests,
Ladies' Garden Chests, Amateurs' Lathes, &c., &c., address GEO. PARR, Buffalo,
A Little Prodigy. The Beautiful
New TEN-DOLLAR Patent SEWING MACHINE; a perfect gem, working like a charm;
indispensable to every Family, Dressmaker, Seamstress, etc. For sale at
McINTOSH'S Cloak Store, 497 Broadway, New York, where the little wonder may be
seen in operation.
J. P. RICHTER, General Agent for
the State of N. Y. (An Agent wanted in every town. Send for a Circular.) Send $2
50, and get by Mail free 1 doz. best tobacco smoking pipes ever made. Richards &
Co., 97 William St., N. Y.
LINCOLN & McCLELLAN. A
fine engraving of the two on one plate, will be sent, free, on receipt of two
three-cent postage stamps to pay postage, to every reader of THE WORLD. The same
engraving can not be bought for one dollar. We send them free. Address DR. W.
R. MERWIN & CO., 63 Liberty Street, New York.
NO MAGAZINE NUMBERS among
its contributors such eminent names as those constituting the regular staff of
writers for the
Self-Measurement for Shirts.
Printed directions for Self-Measurement, list of prices, and drawings of
different styles of Shirts and Collars, sent free every where. French Flannel
Overshirts. Cut 3S inches long, $4 75 and $5 00 each. Sent by mail on receipt of
the Cash and 63 cents postage each shirt.
Martel's Great Picture OF
CENTRAL PARK, Now on exhibition and for sale at
Messrs. BALL, BLACK & CO.'S, TIFFANY & CO.'S, APPLETON & CO.'S, WM. SCHAUS, and
WILLIAMS & STEVENS, this city, sent to any part of the world on receipt of price
(six dollars), or by express, C. O. D. (Address) CENTRAL PARK PUBLISHING CO.,
720 Broadway, New York. (First-Class Local Agents Wanted every where.)
IVORY AND PEARL JEWELRY.
Pins, Ear-Rings, and Cuff- Buttons. Latest styles, $5 00 per Set. Gilt Belt
Buckles, $3 00. Sent free on receipt of price. WM. M. WELLING, 571 Broadway
(sign of the Golden Elephant).
GOLD PENS. We will send to
any address one of our Large Size, Fine Quality, Warranted Diamond-Pointed Gold
Pens and Silver-Plated Extension Holders, or Silver Ebony Holder, and Morocco
Case, for $1 50 ; or one of our Large Engrossing Bank Pens (warranted), and
Silver Ebony Desk Holder and Case, for $3 00. Send a stamp for our Circular of
Engravings of all our New Styles, and giving Exact Sizes and Prices. Pens
Repointed for 50 cents. AMERICAN GOLD PEN CO., 200 Broadway, N. Y.
Calenberg & Vaupel's
99 and 101 Bleecker Street, 2d block West of Broadway.
Warranted for Six Years.
THE SECRET OUT !
Over 2000 Things Worth Knowing!
Sent post-paid for 25 cents ; Soldier's Edition, 30 cents. Address "UNION BOOK
ASSOCIATION," Syracuse, N. Y.
NEW SCALE PIANO-FORTES,
After thorough and repeated tests
by GOTTSCHALK, MASON, MILLS, SANDERSON, FRADEL, MORGAN, HELLER, TIMM, PATTERSON,
and many others of the most competent judges, are pronounced "superior in power,
purity, richness, and quality of tone and thoroughness of workmanship." See
their letters in my last circular. Seven First Premiums, including two Gold
Medals, were received by Mr. Bradbury within four weeks, at the State Fairs; and
at the American Institute, of 1863, "for the BEST PIANO-FORTE, A GOLD MEDAL."
Warerooms No. 427 Broome Street, one block east of Broadway.
WM. B. BRADBURY.
A Splendid Present.
Harper's Illuminated and Pictorial
Including the Apocrypha. Superbly
embellished by over Sixteen Hundred Illustrations, exquisitely engraved by
Adams, after Designs by Chapman, exclusive of a Series of Rich Illuminations in
Colors, comprising Frontis-pieces, Presentation Plate, Family Record,
Title-Page, &c. The whole forming a sumptuous Folio Volume.
PRICES.—Morocco, gilt edges,
beveled and paneled sides, $35 00; Morocco extra, gilt edges, $32 00.
HARPER & BROTHERS, Publishers,
For sale by A. WILLIAMS & Co.,
Boston : SMITH, ENGLISH & Co., Philadelphia; CUSHINGS & BAILEY, Baltimore;
FRANCK TAYLOR, Washington; J. B. COBB & Co., Cleveland ; ROBERT CLARKE & Co.,
Cincinnati ; KEITH & WOODS, St. Louis; S. C. GRIGGS & Co., Chicago; A. ROMAN &
Co. and H. H. BANCROFT & Co., San Francisco; DAWSON & BROTHERS, Montreal.
And $15 to $20 per day, made
easy, selling our Latest Novelty, now creating such an Immense Sensation and
extraordinary demand throughout the Army and Country. The Great, New, and
Wonderful PRIZE PORT-FOLIOS. Extra Large. Size 6 by 10. Just Out. Each of which
contains Several Dollars' Worth of useful and Valuable Goods, PRIZES, &c. Price
only 25 cents. Articles that Soldiers and Families can not do without. Thousands
sold every day. Soldiers can clear a Month's Pay in one day. Agents wanted in
every town, village, and camp for this Standard Article. A splendid Gold or
Silver WATCH presented free as a premium to every Agent. This is the greatest
money making and surest business of the day. Profits very large. Sales rapid. We
guarantee any agent $15 per day. All goods forwarded, with premiums, same day
the order is received. Catalogues, with Premium Inducements, sent free. S. C.
RICKARDS & CO., 102 Nassau Street. New York. Sole Manufacturers.
A BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVED GOLD PLATED
WATCH, Double Case, Lever, Cap, small size, white enameled dial, cut hands,
"English Movements," and correct time-keeper, with an accurate '' Miniature
Calendar," indicating the " Day of the Week, Month, Ac.," in back case.
A single one sent free by mail to
any address in a neat case, WITH A BEAUTIFUL VEST CHAIN, for only $10. A neat
SILVER WATCH, same as above, with "Miniature Calendar," &c., specially adapted
to the ARMY. Sent free
by mail, to any address, for
Address CHAS. P. NORTON & CO., Sole Importers, 38 & 40 Ann Street, New York.
VENANGO COUNTY, PENN.
Organized under the Laws of Pennsylvania.
President—AMORY EDWARDS, ESQ.,
New York. Treasurer—L. H. SIMPSON, ESQ., New York. Secretary—J. EDWIN CONANT,
ESQ,., New York. Counsel—MESSRS. PLATT, GERARD & BUCKLEY, New York.
AMORY EDWARDS, ESQ., New York.
EBEN B. CROCKER, Esq., of Crocker
& Warren, New York.
FLETCHER WESTRAY, ESQ., of
Westray, Gibbs & Hardcastle, New York.
J. M. CLAPP, ESQ., President,
Venango County, Penn. L. H. SIMPSON, ESQ., of L. H. Simpson & Co., New York.
JOHN M. CLAPP, ESQ., General
ITS LANDS FORM ITS
Capital Stock $5,000,000
In Shares of $25 Each, par Value.
Subscription Price, $5 per Share.
Being in full payment for a $25
Share. No further call
or assessment to be made.
20,000 Shares, or $100,000,
for Working Capital.
Parties Subscribing in this
Company will receive an Equal Amount of Stock in two other Companies adjoining,
with-out further Charge.
THE LANDS OF THESE COMPANIES are
located on the Alleghany River, and on Hemlock, Porcupine, and McCrea Creeks,
MAKING AN OIL-BORING TERRITORY OF OVER TEN AND A HALF MILES IN EXTENT.
The wells on the adjoining
property, known as the " Celebrated Hendricks" wells and "Pithole Creek" wells,
are famous for their immense supply of oil.
The wells on this property are
being sunk with great vigor, and promise large supplies of oil.
To the capitalists and to parties
of limited means unsurpassed inducements are offered. Persons investing in this
Company get $5 stock and the above BONUS for each $1 invested, without further
call or assessment.
Subscription Books, maps, and all
other information, can be obtained at the office of the Subscription Agents,
L. H. SIMPSON & CO.,
No. 64 Cedar St., New York. No
Subscriptions taken for less than
ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS.
Twines and Paper. H. A. HARVEY, 84 Maiden Lane,N.Y.
Davis Collamore & Co.,
Broadway, below Broome St.,
OF FINE CHINA, WEDGEWOOD, PARIAN, &c., &c. ENGRAVED GLASS to Order in great
variety. COLORED STONE CHINA DINING SETS.
Enameled White, having all the
comforts of linen collars. Washed and dried in a moment. A sample Collar mailed
free on receipt of 75 cents. Cuffs $1 00 per pair. Ladies' Collars and Cuffs
same price. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. AGENTS WANTED in every Town in the Union. S.
W. H. WARD 387 Broadway, N. Y.
E. & H. T. ANTHONY & CO,,
Manufacturers of Photographic Materials,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL 501 BROADWAY N. Y. In addition to our main business of
PHOTOGRAPHIC MATERIALS, we are Headquarters for the following viz : STEREOSCOPES
& STEREOSCOPIC VIEWS, these we have an immense assortment, including War Scenes
American and Foreign Cities and Landscapes, Groups, Statuary etc., etc. Also,
Revolving Stereoscopes, for public or private exhibition. Our Catalogue will be
sent to any address on receipt of Stamp. PHOTOGRAPHIC ALBUMS, We were the first
to introduce these into the United States, and we manufacture immense quantities
in great variety, ranging in price from 50 cents to $50 each. Our ALBUMS have
the reputation of being superior in beauty and durability to any others. They
will be sent by mail, FREE, on receipt of price. FINE ALBUMS MADE TO ORDER.CARD
PHOTOGRAPHS. Our Catalogue now embraces over FIVE THOUSAND different subjects to
which additions are continually being made of Portraits of Eminent Americans,
etc., viz: about 100 Major-Generals, 100 Lieut.-Colonels, 550 Statesmen, 200
Brig.-Generale, 250 Other Officers, 130 Divines, 275 Colonels, 75 Navy
Officers, 125 Authors, 40 Artists, 125 Stage, 50 Prominent Women, 3,000
Copies of Works of Art. including reproductions of the most celebrated
Engravings, Paintings, Statues, etc. Catalogues sent on receipt of Stamp. An
order for One Dozen PICTURES from our Catalogue will be filled on the receipt of
$1.80, and sent by mail, FREE. Photographers and others ordering goods C. O. D,
will please remit twenty-five per cent. of the amount with their order. The
prices and quality of our goods cannot fail to satisfy.
FOR A FORTUNE, Address FRANKLIN
S. M. CO., Box 302, Boston, Mass.
FRIENDS! Send a stamp for
information and my Circulars. Address L. M. HARRIS, Boston, Mass. Vineland
Lands. To all Wanting Farms.
Large and thriving settlement,
mild and healthful climate, 30 miles south of Philadelphia by railroad. Rich
soil, producing large crops, which can now be seen growing. Ten, twenty, and
fifty acre tracts, at from $25 to $35 per acre, payable within four years. Good
business openings for manufactories and others. Churches, schools, and good
society. It is now the most improving place East or West. Hundreds are settling
and building. The beauty with which the place is laid out is unsurpassed.
Letters answered. Papers giving full information will he sent free. Address
CHAS. K. LANDIS, Vineland Post-Office, Cumberland County, New Jersey.
From Report of Solon Robinson,
Agricultural Editor of the Tribune: " It is one of the most extensive fertile
tracts, in an almost level position and suitable condition for pleasant farming
that ice know of this side of the Western prairies.
ELLIS'S FAMILY HOMOEOPATHY, a new
work, is sold at Homoeopathic Pharmacies and Book Stores generally. The
Celebrated Craig Microscope Is mailed, prepaid, for $2 50, or with 24 beautiful
mounted objects for $5 50. Also the NOVELTY MICROSCOPE, for examining Insects,
Flowers, Seed, Bank-Bills, Linen, &c., is mailed for $2, or, with 12 objects, $3
50, by HENRY CRAIG, 180 Centre Street, New York.
He will also mail, prepaid, the
BELLEVUE, or perfected STERROSCOPE, with sliding focus and field piece, for $3,
or, with 12 views, $6. Discount to Dealers.
FERROGRAPHS ""CARTES de VISITE,"
PUBLISHED BY JOHN DAINTY, PHILADELPHIA, PA. Embracing 120 Generals, Statesmen,
Ladies, &c. Send for Cotalogue