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Article Title: The Constitutionist
Article Date: November 13 1852
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A Weekly Paper- Devoted to Politics, News, Miscellany, Amusement, Telegraphic Reports and
Volume 1 Jacksonville, Illinois, Saturday Nov.13, 1852 Number 33
Printed and Published every saturday, by T.H. CAVANAUGH
Rates of advertising
Business Directory [same as June]
T C ROUT - Dealer in Dry Goods, clothing and Choice Liquors, west side the square.
GOLTRA & STRYKER - Dealer in Hats and Caps, Clothing, Boots, Shoes &c., west side
of the square.
WESTERN HOUSE- J W CHENERY, Proprietor, west side of the square.
L M THOMPSON - Physician and Surgeon, west side the square.
Mrs M STEWART's - Paris Millinery and Fancy goods, west side the square.
B & J PYATT - Tobacconists, west side of the square
C CHAPPEL- Boot and Shoe manufacturer, west side the square
J S ANDERSON - Dealer in all kinds of Furniture, west side the square.
J H ALDERMAN - Clothier and Tailor, northwest corner of the square.
J H WESTERMAN - Tobacconist, north side the square
D ROBB - Dealer in Dry goods, Groceries, Boots, Shoes &c. north side the square
WYLLIS CATLIN - Dealer in Books, Stationery, Music, Musical instruments &c. north side
G J EXLEY - Saddle and Harness Maker, and Carriage Trimmer, north side the square.
J W GALBRAITH - Dealer in Stoves, Tinware &c. north side the square.
CORCORAN & AUSTIN - Dealers in every variety of Groceries, north side the square
MANSION HOUSE , By George W FOX, north side the square.
TROUTMAN & CO - Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots, Shoes &c. north side of the
F STEVENSON - Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots, Shoes &c. north side of the
P B PRICE - Dealer in Watches, clocks, Jewelry and Fancy Goods, north side of the square.
J F LONGLEY- Fashionable Tailor, east side the square.
MALLORY'S - Great Sky-Light Daguerreotype Saloon, east side the square.
A.R.JONES - Produce Forwarding and Commission MERCHANT - St Louis, Mo.
UNITED STATES HOTEL (Formerly Scott's) ..corner of Market and third street, St Louis,
DANIEL GLASGOW & JAMES HARKNESS - Livery and Sale Stable
Locust street, Between Fifth and Sixth streets, Saint Louis, Mo.
G WORTHINGTON & Co. - G Worthington and J Ensminger -
Exclusively Commission and Forwarding Merchants - St Louis, Mo.
Isaac SCARRITT - Wholesale dealer in Foreign and Domestic Dry Goods - ALTON, Ill
J & L.S.METCALF - Wholesale and retail dealer....Alton, Ill
ALTON & SPRINGFIELD RAilroad - E KEATING, Sup't
ORVILLE PADDOCK- Commission and Forwarding Merchant -near the railroad depot-Alton
Springfield Music Store - A.M.LANPHEAR & Co
Bakery and Confectionery- E & W Hamilton
accounts are due- P.B.PRICE
DR. E. R. ROE - Will hereafter devote himself to the practice of medicine, in Jacksonville
and the surrounding country- Office- over W Mather's store, east side of the square.
Dr J A EDDINGS- Eclectic Physician..at his residence on Springfield street, two doors west
of Dr Shirley's.
Medical Notice - L M THOMPSON, MD - ..adjoining the Jewelry store of Mr J W KING...
....reference is made to Drs. E J DUNLAP and JOHN J CASSEL.
ISAAC MORRISON, Attorney at Law and Solicitor in Chancery
Mrs VEITCH - Instructress on the Piano Forte-
Residence-Church street, north of state street.
Barber and Hairdresser. G.W.RICE...
Head Quarters! Clocks, Watches...P B PRICE, North side of the Public square.....
IRON and STEEl- Every variety of Bar, Hoop and Bard iron.....J.W.GALBRAITH
Stoves, Tin-ware &c - J W GAlbraith
Clothing! south side ...Peter VAIL
Variety Store- west side - Edward SCOTT
DAYLIGHT LINE- Between Alton and Jacksonville-good horses, careful drivers...D.J.KIRKMAN.
Boys Do you Hear This? - Thomas SMITH...Boot and Shoe business....
Blacksmithing in all its Branches..now...on Springfield street...E DAWSON & Co
The Cheapest and Best - R M BIGGS - Well Pumps
J.S.ANDERSON -removed his Cabinet Wareroom to his new building -assortment of furniture
September 27, 1851
Jas S ANDERSON - Fresh Arrival - variety of handsome parlor and common furniture....
May 8, 1852
Grave Stones- Now or never- as I ...intend closing my Marble business October next,...John
....the recent conflict....returns...returned to Congress, as their Representative....
Results of the Congressional Election - 6th District
OBSERVATIONS - No.2- By We, Us and Company
Only Yates to Beat.....quotation from the Springfield Register......
We have hitherto forgotten to give notice that the name of the Bruckville Post Office has
been changed to Orleans, there being another Bruckville in the State.
column 5 and 6
LOVER'S CLOUDS or THE DANCING PARTY - A Sketch from Real Life
by C. MINOT KENDALL
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A Boy Wanted
We would take, as an apprentice to the printing business....
When Dr RUTHERFORD was delivering his Course of Lectures.....
Robbery- the store of Messrs. Goltra & Stryker, immediately under our office, was
broken upon some time during the night of Monday....
Gov. FRENCH, has issued his proclamation.....a day of General Thanksgiving....
We received a telegraph on Thursday, the following melancholy announcement:
"Died, on Monday last, of Billious Inflamatory Fever, E.A.FILCH, editor of the
Carrollton Banner, and the Telegraph Operator at Carrollton, in the 20th year of his
Mr. Filch formerly lived in this place, where he was highly esteemed. In the midst of his
promise of future usefulness he is cut down by death, that spares neither the young nor
the old, leaving friends and relatives to mourn over blasted hopes, and blighted
What has become of all the butter?....
The Committee appointed by the last Legislature.....
POST OFFICE - The Postmaster General has established an office at Cedron, Cumberland
county, Ills, and appointed W.H.WOODBURY, P.M.
Also, has changed the name of Hickory Point, McDonough county, to "Industry"
Thanksgiving Day- The Governor.....
The vote in Louisville,
A new counterfeit $20 bill on the State of Ohio......
Gen. PIERCE is elected!!.....
We learn from the Alton Daily Courier, that the "Illinois and Mississippi Telegraph
Company" have suceeded in laying their wire cable across the Mississippi river, at
We see by a private letter.....from Peoria....the Whigs up there.....
A Small Mistake...review of the "New Carmina Sacra".......
Mr Charles Laman....State Department at Washington.......
Iron has advanced in the English market.......
Union-....."Madison County Record" ...sold to "Alton Telegraph".....
The Bank of the Potomac.....unable to pay its notes.....
Returns from the new census in Ohio.....
Thanksgiving day in New jersey and Pennsylvania.....
Dr. E.R.ROE, of this place, is lecturing .....Geology...
The official returns from the Senatorial......
The Chicago Democratic Press and Judge Douglas.-
We have received.....a paper, dated September 11th, published at "Olympia,
Puget's Sound, Oregon Territory," called the "Columbian,"........we
ever expected.....a newspaper....
we copy a paragraph.....:
" We.....the country....has no superior on the continent.....farming, grazing,
horticulture....magnificent forests.....destined to become the great commercial mart of
Oregon.....road across the mountains for the next immigration.......
Mr Webster's Forebodings of Death.-....he seemed fully sensible of the ravages which
time and disease were making upon his system.......
Election Returns- Illinois.-
The following from the Springfield Journal,......political parties.....
OBERVATIONS- By WE, US and Company.-
A gentleman, ....said to us...election, should end all political.......
Maine Liquor Law.-
To the editor.......J.B.Turner, as trustee of the Board of the insane Asylum,.......
Honest Confessions. Mr. Editor:.....fellow citizen Joseph Morton......J.B.TURNER
[another letter from] W.B.WARREN.....having been drawn into a personal controversy.....
Capt. Jno.L.McConnell, who was present...Mr E.S.Miller.....Messrs. Saml.Hunt, James
Dunlap, A.C.Dickson, W.S.HURST, and Benj. Pyatt who will confirm......
Mr Editor:-....I have not been unfaithful in any trust....I have no interest in the
controversy between Col. WArren and Prof. Turner....J.L.McCONNEL
From reliable information.......elected
Letter from California-
The Star of the West....
The steamers Brother Jonathan, Cortez and California.....
The California papers are filled with the names of the dead overland emigrants
Washington- November 1- The Republic publishes a letter....
Land Warrants- Buying prices - Selling prices
House and Lot for Sale
...his house and lot, situated on College avenue......for terms apply to W MATHERS,..
New Goods!Directly from the Eastern Cities
RICHARD BIBB- North side Public Square, Jacksonville.....Dry Goods...
Oyster Saloon - Over SCOTT's store- West side of the square- L.F.BARTON
.....County court of morgan county....James W COFFMAN, late of said county...
MARTIN H. CASSEL, Adm'r
Central Christian Advocate
The late General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Boston, authorized the
publication of a paper at St Louis.....the Committee ...have met, and nominated Rev.
W.D.R.TROTTER, Editor....size will vary between that of the Western Christian Advocate and
Zion's Herald.....All the interests of the church....
F.CARTWRIGHT, Chairman L.B.DENNIS, Secretary
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News from Havana
Cincinnati - The river has risen six feet since last night.
Baltimore - Cuban expedition
Arrival of the Glasgow
France - anxiety.. at Paris, respecting the crisis at Belguim.
New Orleans - Flour...bacon....whiskey
St Louis- Weather cold and stormy - Lead $4.50 - Flour $3.85....
New York - evening
Arrival of the Africa
Grand Division S.of T. of ???- cause of Temperance....officers elected....
James BERDAN, of Jacksonville, G.W.P.
H.S.THOMAS, Vermont, G.W.A.
L.S.NORTON, Carrollton, G.S.
H.RIBLET, Pekin, G.T.
C.R.LAME, Pittsfield, G.C.
J.F.Heslop, Alton, G.Sent.
Timo. CROSBY, Pekin, G.C.
From the St Louis Republican- Illinois - Yates Elected
Telegraphic column for interesting news in relation to Cuba.
The Unruly Member - Heavy Damages - ...session of the MAine superior court.....
The Erie Railroad Company.....forbid......intoxicating drinks........
Grain Measures- .....produce dealers at Chicago.....
Richard BIBB advertises....
On the 9th inst. by the Rev. B.F.BRISTOW, Mr RUSSELL COX to Mrs. JANE RADFORD, both of
At Lynnville, on the 9th inst. by Charles PACKARD, Esq., Mr. JAMES HENDERSON and Mrs.
HANNAH HAWK, all of Morgan county.
St Louis Live Stock Market
Louisville Cattle Market
Louisville and Madison Hog MArkets
New Orleans Cattle Market
Ohio and Mississippi Railroad-....bonds issued....
Indiana Wheat Crop
Mr G.B.Lingenfelter has sent us a half a dozen potatoes which weighed 1 1/2 pounds apiece.
He says he raised 28 bushels on a piece of ground 105 by 20 feet wide, which is equal to
588 bushels to the acre-(Liberty Tribune.
BIG CORN - Mr. S. COLLINS sent us the other day a corn stalk which measured 19 feet in
length with an ear of corn 24 inches long. This is the kind of corn the people of Upper
Missouri raise.-(Liberty Tribune.
Dental Surgery - S.H.REESE performs all operations....For his character....refer to
H.OWSLEY and J.OWSLEY.
Rooms, at present, at the Western House.
Wanted to Fill Orders- Twenty Thousand Bushels corn......JOHN BOOTH, At Brostow &
Large Stock of New Goods! - James H. LURTON
Chapman Warner's Suction, Lifting, Forcing and Antifreezing PUMPS-ROSS & HAMMOND
Grind Stone Rollers- Second Hand Stoves-Horse Powers- Wagon Boxes- Foundry and Machine
Shop- Fire Irons - Sad Irons- ROSS & HAMMOND
Dress Goods - TROUTMAN & Co's cash store
Spring Bonnets-Looking Glasses-Marseilles quilts-TROUTMAN & Co
By Express! Emporium Of Fashion - Mrs M Stewart- west side of the square, Jacksonville
National Magazine- Ed'd by Abel STEVENS-...elevated literary tone.... CARLTON &
Look Every Body! J.H.FINCH....has fitted up a large and roomy OMNIBUS......
New Books - CATLIN's BOOKSTORE
Wall and Window Paper - R. & J. HOUKENHULL
Proposals for Carrying the Mail
of the Unitd States......will be received....S.D.HUBBARD, Postmaster General
BRISTOW & WARREN [13 ads] B.F.BRISTOW and P.WARREN
Morgan House- J.H.FINCH
Hotel Notice - B.F.CHURCH
Is hereby given, that the undersigned, guardian of Mary Jane B. Craig, minor child of John
B. Craig, deceased, will at....the County Court of Morgan county, Illinois.....make and
render a complete statement...ELI WILHITE
For sale- a New and convenient house on Main ......J.W.KING
New Goods! D. ROBB [21 ads]
Choice Millinery...Mrs M. STEWART [8 ads]
Tailoring and Clothing
Mr. D.C.CREAMER still superintends the tailoring, and cutting....
J. H. ALDERMAN-North west corner of the square
DAVENPORT & FOREMAN- South side...three doors east of Coffman & Son- Ready-Made
New Goods. PILCHER & SHARP.North-east corner...(old stand of Davenport & Foreman)
Groceries- Dry Goods - Clothing - Boots and Shoes - J.D.PILCHER & SHARP
Jacksonville Shaving and Bathing Saloon
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From the Richmond Age- Our Little Sister's Bed-[poem] By Eulalie
New Form for Deeds- State of Indiana
Form of a warranty Deed
Form of a Quit Claim Deed
Form of a Mortgage
Important Case Decided-In the United States Circuit Court-city of Philadelphia
A Fact, Every word Of It.-from the Mount Vernon (Ohio) True Whig-....to grumbling
subscribers to newspapers.
Hon. John EWING- ...two speeches.....[Washington (Ia.) Journal
The Largest Hog In The World -...at Mr James S. Boles livery stable, ...raised by Mr
Nathaniel LAMB, of Milltown,....... [Calais (Me.) Advertiser
Family Grocery- LINCOLN & SELBY
BALDWIN & RANDALL
St Louis. New York. (Successors to Nourse, Crane & Co.)
Manufacturers and wholesale Dealers in Hats, CAps, Bonnets
R.H.MILLER & Co. (Successors to N.E.Janney & Co.) St Louis, Missouri.
Wholesale and retail Dealers in China, Glass and Earthenware
H. & R.B. WHITTEMORE- Horace WHITTEMORE- New York- Robert B WHITTEMORE- St Louis
Wholesale Hat and Cap House
JOHN R. HUGHES & Co.- George M. BETTS- st Louis
Wholesale Dealers in Boots, Shoes and Leather
Carriage and Ornamental Painting- Wm F HALL.
BLANKS of all kinds for sale at this office, such as Deeds, Bonds....
Sign of the Golden Anvil
Wm D. Woods & Co- Importers and Dealers in Hardware and Cutlery- St Louis
New Groceries- St Louis- John McMECHAN
HANFORD and brother- N.B.THAYER-Manufacturers New York- St Louis- Clothing,...
500 Book agents wanted- J & J.L.GIHON, Publishers, Philadelphia.
Virginia Tobacco Agency.- THOMAS MULLEN- Tobacco Commission Merchant.St Louis, MO.
Jas. Thomas Jr's superior Brands Tobacco- THOMAS MULLEN - St Louis
500 agents wanted- Daniels & GETZ-successors to W.A.Lear & Co, Philadelphia
At it ANEW! EDWARD LAMBERT - ...I have again commenced the BUTCHERING Business....
WEST DISTRICT SCHOOL -P.COFFMAN, JOSEPH CAPPS, D.A.SMITH, Directors
New Arrival from Saint Louis- THO. C. ROUT - dry Goods
P.B.PRICE- New arrival- Tremendous stock
Health! No Quackery - Dr H D GRANT - study and practice of medicine
Health Insurance-- Mechanics' Union Association -- St Louis, Mo- J.A.MALLORY
Summer Complaint-...Hamilton's...syrup.....pills... at E & W HAMILTON & Co.
Sligo IRON and Groceries - W Mathers & Co.- MATHERS & WADSWORTH
A Pleasant Residence. I offer for sale on reasonable terms, the dwelling which now
occupy, with the lot of ground..near the N.W. corner of the square...John M TAGGART.
A Great Mistake - Rumor says that the Jacksonville Marble Works has changed hands -
This is not the case -I am still in possession and as ready ....marble work of every
description. JOHN M. TAGGART
Made to Order.
J.F.LONGLEY. Taylor, ...he has opened a shop on the east side of the square, over the
Clothing store of L D RAWLINGS.......
By the President of the United States
In pursuance of law, I, MILLARD FILLMORE, President of the United States..., do hereby
declare and make known that public sales will be held at the undermentioned Land offices
in the State of Wisconsin......
At the Land Office at Mineral Point.......
North of the base line, and west of the fourth principal meridian.
[land descriptions] Townships...range.... into column 6
Notice to Pre-emption Claimants and to Lessees......
John wilson?- Acting Commissioner..........
Estate of Aaron Hart, deceased......Morgan county.....
Alice HArt, adm'x
Administrator's Sale of real estate....Morgan county....
Hugh smith, administrator of the estate of James Johnson, decd
Valuable Town Property for Sale
...Circuit court of morgan county.....case of Crow, McCreary, & Co. vs.
James H Finch and another...
Isaac L Morrison, Comm'r
Valuable Land for Sale- IN CHANCERY
William THOMAS for the use of heirs of Peter R BOYCE, deceased-
Henry C WRIGHT & John M Metcalf
....by order of the Morgan county Circuit court...in the town of Waverly......
Sale of Real Estate at Public Auction
In Chancery to foreclose Mortgage
John C Hatfield & Jane Hatfield
....will proceed to sell.....
Land for Sale
...under a decree of the Circuit court of Morgan county
DAVID A SMITH, Guardian of Martin D and Samuel S HARDIN [page folded]
Estate of HAYWOOD JONES
...late of Morgan county.......
Kettles -ROSS & HAMMOND
JOB Work -...this office
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