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.', if <• * if i iu n ^ OTMEV nnr •AW0 MERCANTILE ABVEMTISER. 15—VOIi. XXI. \ t *\ \*\nMMIWT \* *ff A WaDttSSDATr, SErMMBSSR 26, 1829, BY [JSIIKI) O N WJEI>NKSJ>AYK. JMCBS BOGEUT, PRINTING OFFICE, BOOKSTORE & BINDERY Iain-Street, nearly opposite the Hotel, BNEVA, ONTARIO COUNTY, NEW-YORK. TERMS, Hllage subscribers, $2 50 cents a year. Biose living out of the village who call at the fore, and to those who receive the paper by |2. Companies of not less than ten, $1 50 cents, 't when the papers are taken. lie papers, six pence. Mo papers discontinued without payment of (ges. ADVERTISEMENTS [d at the usual rates. A libera] deduction ) who* advertise by the year. ^ handbills, Cards, Blanks, and all kinds of [TING> executed at the shortest no- [ lowest prices. T 1 is AND MEDICINE, PAINTS $r OIL, tUORS S? GROCERIES, FRUIT, fce. I HE subscriber having taken the store lately occupied by I Mr. Henry Walbridge, on Seneca- = street, is now receiving an exten- pek of CrOCSUS in his line, which ho is i of disposing of in lots to suit purchasers, iich lie is determined to sell as low as can ased in this country. He is receiving Plug, Cavendish, ) <i Ladies' Twist, >-•§ g Lump and Paper ) ^\ Peanuts, Pecannuts, Brazil Nuts, Mace, Citron, Pepper Sauce, Anchovies, India Soy, Bermacilla, Currants, Lime Juice, Sallad Oil, Cloves, Catsup, Tamarinds, Chocolate, Pipes, Demijohns, Porter*& Wine Bottles, Martinique Cordials, Hibberts' London Brown , Stout and Porter, Shaving Soap, Ink Powder, Paint Brushes, Clothes Brushes, Spanish Segars, American Do. Lamp Oil, Lamps, &.c. &c. SOAP and ; Brandy, lux Do. [a Bum, fix Do. ps, I K |rt, Pico, > £ and Samos )^ ^.Champaign, Prunes, Figs, s, Filberts, . £Iuts, |Skin, Hyson, tson, 11, Tonkay ouchong, . •ado, lx, ileans, 02 S ^ -a t» r< o w and Lo\af foffee, Pepper, Nutmegs, on Consignment, j by the box. FARING MACHINES, WS, fake. a. H feva, August, 1829. CAN- CLO THIERS' MERRELL. |KOVSR SS2EB, &G. BUSHElrS CLOVER SEED, raised in Seneca county; 100 barrels MESS 10,000lbs. HAMS and SHOULDERS; Gallons old WHISKEY; 20 tons Swedes, i and Russia IRON ; 1 ton F.ng. WHITE . 15 barrels & half barrels MACKEREL: M and tarred RIGGING ; together with a l assortment of Foreig-n and Domcctic ('GROCERIES, a CROCKERY AND HARD-WHRE; L for\ cash or unexceptionable credit, by f DAVID S. UK A ATS. [iatspOTls, Dye Stuff's, &c. T HE subscribers continue the PAINT, OIL AND DYE STUFF business, together with that .of HOUSE, SIGN, 4ND ORNAM- ENTAL PAINTING, GLAZiNG LPER HANGING, at the Store formerly Id by Mr. James McClure (Seneca-street,) licit a continuance of the patronage which p so liberally shown to the old establish- <* ' hope to merit the confidence of the pub- lupplying tiiem with the best articles in their ' tlie terms on which they will sell, by their 1 attention to, and tradesmanlike execution • work. ' will keep on hand a complete assortment |7!fs, O'ds, Dye Wooils and Dye Stuffs; a- vhieh are the following Articles: |and Red Lead, i Spruce Yellow, i Ochre, li& Paris White, Brown, bn Red, fiiori, [Brown, \ & Rotten Stone, Yellow and fellow, In Blue, le, Umber, Lead, White-Vitroil, Rose Pink, Thorodesianna, White & Red Chalk, Lamp Blnck, Gum Copal, Gum-Shellac, Gold and Silver Leaf, Paint Bnu-hes, Sash do. Camel's Hair Pencils, Graining Brushes, Pallet Knives, Black Lead, Linseed and Lamp Oil, Spirits Terpentine. | WOOES «-9¥B SEUFFS*. chy Logwood, Verdigris, Clive Oil, Jacks, Brushes, Tenter Hooks, Press Papers, Machine Cards. Also, GROUND PAINTS, Pearl Ash, Saltpetre, Sand Paper, Glue, Glauber &. Epsom Salts, Roll Brimstone, Flour Sulphur, White-wash, Weaver's, Tanner's, Fancy and Common, Shoe, Dus- ting, Scouring, Cloth, Hair & Tooth Brushes. EARTHEN and , GLASS WARE. fcfi. a number °f Parsons' SHEARING IINES, For Sale at the Manufacturer's pri- KELLY & GILLESPIE. va, May 1L 1829,. .„\ ; tf 39 lachNicaragna, lach do. |caKigua& Cam- ground, (all |d Woods war- I good.) Jopperas, litroil, [do.. Nut Garls, JTartar, Tin, [.Salt, na Indigo, 10CERIES, tOCKEltY T AYLY &. RICE, Water-St. have on hand the following ar- ticles, which they offer for sale at ve- ry reduced prices: Chests Hyson, Young Hyson, Imperial, Pouchong, Tonkay, &, Hyson Skin TEAS; 10 hhds. New-Orleans SUGAR; 50 bags White and Brown Santo Do.; 20 hhds. N. O. &, W. I. MOLASSES; 5 bbls. Havana Honey ; 36 bags Rio and Java Coffee ; 14 pipes and hhds. Cogniac B\.\NDY, Hoi. GIN, .Jamaica and St. Croix R%$I; 2 pipes Old Madeira WINE ; 4 \ and qr. casks Port Do.; 30 qr. cagks Mad. Colmanar & other WINES; 20 boxes Claret and Muscat Do.; 16 bags Pepper and Al'spico ;' 30 matts Cassia; 1 bbl. Cloves ; ' ^ bbl. Nutmegs ; 20 drums Figs; 100 boxes Raisins ; 6 kegs Do.; 1 ton Shot, assorted sizes ; £ ton Bar Lead ; 2000 lbs. Rice; 4„casks London Porter, in quart and pint bottles; 12hampers Wine and Porter Bottles'; 100 Demijohns, assorted sizes ; 400 lbs. first quality Indigo ; 20 boxes Chocolate; 20 kegs pure Ginger; 30 do. Tobacco ; « . 30,000 Havana, Spanish & Alexandria Segars; A large assortment Lurillard's and other paper TOBACCO; Maccaboy, Rappee and Scotch SNUFF ; 5000 lbs. Lump and Loaf SUGAR; 10 casks Sperm OIL ; 10 boxes Spin. Caudles; 10 crates assorted Crockery ; 100 reams Wrapping Paper; 30 bbls. Mackerel,'No. ], 2 and 3 ; 40 quintals Cod and Scale Fish; 40 boxes Hen in\ ; 16 bales DOMESTIC GOODS; 6 do. Cotton Yarn and Candlevvick ; 1 do. Bleached Russia SHEETING, (superi- or ;) 1 do. Raven's Duck\; 30 kegs Gun Powder; 20 boxes Bar Snap ; 100 boxes and cartons Shaving ifc Fancy SOAP; 1000 German Tumblers ; 10 boxes Pipes; Fancy Baskets ; Ciinton Ginger; Prunes ; Pine Apple CHEESE ; Salt Petre ; Twine, Bed Cords and Clolhes Lines; And numerous other articles. On Consignment, a quantity of WHITE LEAD, dry and ground in oil; ^ NAILS, assorted, froin 3 penny to 20 penny, , at Faotory prices and transportation. Merchants and Grocers are invited to call and examine prices, which will be found so low as to preclude the necessity of going to Albany or New- York. Geneva,. 1st June., 1829. 43 WHOLE NO. 1057. 2\i<ii-c\i*m&Vse and ftlass. T HE subscriber has on hand a general assortment of MER- CHANDISE, consisting of GROCERIES, (ROCKERY,; HARD-tt ARE, HOLLOW-WARE, NAILS & WINDOW-GLASS, of every size and description. He t.ikes this op- portunity of renewing, his pledge to the public, \ not to be undersold in the ;tbo\e articles by any establishment in the country,.\ J. V. R. SCHERMERHORN. Geneva, Feb. 9, 182./. gfl MJSW GOOD®, \\ T AYRAULT'S CASH STORE. —Just received and now open- ing, at Ayrault's Cash Store, near the Franklin House, a large assort- ment of DRY GOODS ; among which are many new and desirable articles. Alto, Fresh TEAS and SUGARS; and a general supply of GRO- CERIES, CROCKERY and GLASS-WARE. All of which have been purchased at the present low prices, and «ill be suldjit a very small ad- vance, for CASH. Geneva, July 1, 1S29. 46 ILT. AVCtUST 1, 2.829. HE subscriber gives notice that the Partner- ship heretofore existing under the firm of DE ZENG&i HALL having expired, he will con- tine the-business at the Old Stand, on hfs own ac- count, And as he intends to confine his sales ex- clusively to RE A DY PAY, he is determined to hold out additional inducements to his numerous friends and customers to continue to supply them- selves at his store. Having made arrangements to receive some New Goads on the 1st of August, he is enable to offer to his customers an extensive assortment of Cheap and Seasonable k-THEK. A 3IXOB STORE. Wholesale and Retail. \ HE subscribers have remo- ved to the brick store, one door south of their old stand, in .Water-street, where they offer ' BOfiTS St SHOES of every description, Jctuted from the best stock and in the most P manner. Ihand, any quantity of LEATHER, of all I for sale low. ICasb. paid for HIDES. V , , . A. EDDY & Co. m,\My2(i, 1829. 49 AMONG WHHjH ARE Fine and superfine BROAD CLOTHS, CASSI- MERES and SA TINETS, of every variety and color; * Blue, brown, scarlet and crimsfln fELISE CLOTHS; COATINGS, FLANNELS, BAIZES; BLANKETS, TARTAIN PLAIDS; • Goat's Hair and common CAMIiLETS, frc. An elegant assortment of GINGHAMS, CAL ICOES, and printed MUSLINS; A very large assortment of colored, figured, sha- ded, plaid and black GROS DE NAP; to which he invites the attention of all who want to purchase these articles cheap. His stock of Goods for Summer Clothing, is ex- tensive and very cheap; Drown, shaded and plaid BATISTES; SILKS, SATINS and FLORENCES; Bonnet WIRE, MILLINET, and other Milli- nery Articles ; to which Milliners are particu- larly invited. An elegant assortment of Rijibons, unusually low; Elegant scarlet, black and white Merino and Cashmere long and square SUA WL'S, for sale at cost. Also, in great variety, Silk, Gauze, and Ba- rege Dress Handkerchiefs and Scarfs*; Merino, Thibet .Merino and Cashmere do. cb. Jet black Botnbasiii, and Norwich Crapes, great bargains ; Elegant olack and white Bobbinet Veils; Thread Laces and Edgings ; Bobbinet do. much cheaper than ever; A few Leghorn Flats and Crowns, and Bolivars; A large assortment of 2-4 & 3-4 Bangiip Cords and Beavertecns; Irish Linens and Long Lawns. Likewise, Sheetings, Table and Russia Diapers; Cambric and common Dimities; Brussels & Ingrain Carpeting & Hearth Rugs; Brown and Bleached Shirtings and Sheetings ; Tickings, Checks, and Cotton Yarn, at very re- duced prices; Osnaburgs ; Porter Sheetings; Flax Cloth and Linpn Bed Tickings. A very general assortment of Hard-ware, Cutlery, and Iron Hoi low-ware ; WROUGHT Ss- CUT NAILS if SPIKES; A large assortment of Crockery and Glass-Ware; Among wliich are some elegant China Tea Sets. His stock of Wines, Liquors and Groceries, will be found very extensive and of the choicest kinds, and are particularly calculated for family use. Also, Codfish, Mackerel and Herring ; Stone Ware; Auburn State Prison Ware ; LONDON PORTER, iu quart & pint bottles; And very superior winter strained LAMP OIL; Sole and Upper Leather and Calf Skins; And a few 90 gallon Taberg Pot Ash Kettles. [EF He will receive most kinds of PRODUCE in exchange for Goods. [51] DAVID S- HALI^. The subscribers offer for Sale at their Store in Wa- ter-street, Sign of the CHEST, agejiera! assortment of WINES, TEAS and GROCERIES, of the first qualities. Families wanting supplies of ._ j; rt , t rate (j 0()( ] g) arp fetjuestefl to call and examine qualities and prices. Tavern keepers supplied at the\ lowest rates. On hand, Imperial, Hyson, Young Hyson, Hvson Skin, Tonkay and Pouchong TEAS, of the'last impor- tations and superior ciualily; Java and Green COFFEE; Pepper & Alspice ; Boston No. 1, & Spanish CHOCOLATE; Pure Ginger; New Rice ;. Bunch, Muscatel and IJIooin RAjSINS ; _Zante Currants ; Fresh Figs ; Lenjons and Oranges, and Lemon Syrup; Marseilles and paper shelled Almonds ; Cassia, Cloves, Nutmegs and Mace ; Pine Apple CHEESE; Vennicilli, London and American MUSTARD; Preserved Ginger Root, in china jars; Wesl India Sweet Meats; Olives, Ciper.s, Anchovies Pepper Sauce; New-OrlMans SUGAR and MOLASSES; White powdered Sugar; Loaf and Lump Do. Lorrillard's Cut Tobacco and Maccaboy Snuff; Plug Tobacco, of various qualities ; V Havana, Spanish and American SEGARS; Powder, Shot, and Bar Lead ; Bar Soap, Sbaving Do ; Pearl Ash ; Indigo, Pipes, Fish ; Fall and Winter OIL ; Sperm CANDLES ; Mould Candles, by the Box or smaller quantity; Superior Madeira WINE, on draft and in bot- tles; Port Do; Colmenar, Malaga it other Wines; Claret and Muscat, by the bottle or box; I. C. Champaigne, do do London Brown Stout, in quart and pint bottles; Holland Gin, pure as imported; !£_S&Si Cogniac Brandy, do do jgEJBs Jamaica and St. Croix Rum ; v&Sfeftjf Superior Old Whiskey ; tetfaJsSJaiS Crockery and Glass Ware ; 6ed Gord*, Clothes Lines; Shoo BJacking; Writing arid Wrapping Paper. Also—• GO00 Smoked HAMS & SHOULDERS, cured m the best manner; 150 bairels Mess, \Prime and Cargo PORK, in superior order, packed wkh course salt; 500 Drved Mutton Hams; 150 Barrels Onondaga SALT ; j GOO Bushels Corn ; 500 do. Oats; 50 Barrels superfine FLOUR, warranted made of the first quality Old Wheal ,- 10 Barrels Pitch ; 2000 lbs. Oakar.; 15U0 lbs. Tow Rope and Cordage. Together with a general assortment of SO AT- S5C-OT-. K B • M ERC E R & Co. Geneva, >*lh June, 1820. 4-> W3I W. CARTER f fl\AS received from New-York i and Boston, and now offers at Wholesale and Retail, on the most reasonable terms, an extensive as- sortment of choice a Si ME&1C?IB£EES, comprising all articles usually kept in Drug Stores; together \v ith many other important Medicines— such a<< CROTON OIL, || SULPH.DE QUININE, COLCHICUM, || ELATERILM, IODINE, || ACET. DE MORPHINE, and an assortment of the most approved PATENT MEDICINES. Likewise —keeps constantly on hand PAINTS, OIL, and Ground DYE WOODS, of the first quality, at reduced prices. Geneva, July H. 1829. 47 it MW mm P. & T. M. REES, ipi ILOUR.—Orihand&for Sale, at AyrauWs Cash Store, a few I barrels and half barrels Superfine f FLOUR, of a superior quality, man- *ufacttffed from the first quality of Lheat, particularly for family use. pi.i®.. ; 4 6 F&I£VG B. MIZMEU, AND JAMES SSWH^rSEBB,, A V E formed a Copartnership as ATTOR- NEYS & COUNSELLORS at Law, and [Heir Professional services to the public in Peral Courts of this State ITa, dtkjunr., 1=2^. 01 AVE just received from N. York, at their store east side of Main-street, (lately occupied by S. P. Thacher,) a very general as- sortment of of the latest importations, which they have pur- chased at prices which will enable them to sell un- usually cheap. They respectfully solicit the patronage of their friends and the public. Geneva, May 19, 1829. 40 NEW-YORK MILLINERY. RS. DALLY, from the city of New-York, has just opened a shop in the front room of the house now occu- pied by Mr. James Reynolds, and formerly as the Pioneer Stage Office, next door to S. & G. Mount's Store, north side of the -Square, where she offers for sale .in elegant assortment of the LATEST FASHIONS of FANCY GOODS i* MILLINERY, much lower than can be purchased at retail in the city of New-York. ' Navarcno, Leghorn, Open Straw, Silk, Bat- tiste, Blond Gauze BONNETS & HATS, which are made in the most fashionable and newest style. Also, a variety of other Articles, such as Shawls, Mitts, Gloves, Ribbons, Silk and Cot- ton Hose, Bracelets. Beads ; and a rich as- sortment of ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS AND WREATHS. Also, Lace and Muslin COLLARS ; Thread and Bobbinet LACE, &r. TLT Leghorn Bonnets Cleaned and Pressed by Machine. Mrs, Dally having worked noar twenty years in the city, feels confident it is only necessary for the Ladies to call and examine her work, to secure their favor and a share of patronage. Generq, Jape 15, 1^20. 44 T HE subscriber offers for Sale Twcn- ty Five BUILDING LOTS, in the north part of the village—situated partly on Main-street, and partly on a new stree to be opened from Main-street, east to Water-street. The Lot*r%re 50 feet in front, by 150 feet deep- arid will be sold on a credit of from 5 to 7 years, as may suit purchasers. W». YOUNG, Jr. Geneva, July R, 1W tf 47 SUPPORT YOUR OWN MECHANICS! OOL CARD- ING. CLOTH DRESSING and MANU- F.VCTURING.—The sub- scriber having procur- ed and put in success- ful operation a first rate STEAM ENGINK, for propelling his ma- chinery, will in future he enabled to carry on the business of Carding, Cloth Dressing and Dy- ing, in its varions branches, and during all seasons of the year. He is furnished to accommodate his customers in the'best possible manner. His estab- lishment is-situated directly on the margin of Sen- eca Lake, a short distance south of the Fiituklin House, where he respectfully solicits from histoid customers and the public generally, a share of pat- ronage. He keeps constantly on hand a good as- sortment oi'Cloths, which he will sell cheap forcash, or exchange for Wool. CHESTER FRANCIS. Geneva, 22(Z Sept. 1H2*. 0(5 WH9LBS&LS AST3B aSTASS.. Ill' Subscriber has just received at the GENEVA LEATHER &, SHOE STORE, opposite Hemenway's Hotel, a new supply, consisting of SOLE & UPPER LEATHER, Calf, Seal, Morocco, Lining, ami Binding SKINS, and a very large stock of SHOE- MAKER'S FINDINGS ; Boot Trees ; Boot Crimps; Men's right and left Block and Common Lasts; Women's, Children's and Boy.;' do.; Thread nf all the various nmiibers; Prunella, Galloon Bindings; Superior Trimmings, Ribbons, Ornaments; Silk Braids, Silk and Cotton Boot Laces; Kitt, of all sorts; Awls, Knives, Hammers, Pincers, (Jiggers, Rlmn Breaks and Keys ; r Shoulder Irons and Sticks'; Long Slicks; and many other articles, too numerous to mention; All of which will be sold Cheap for Cash. Also, A verv extensive and fashionable stock of GENTLEMEN'S BOOTS and SHOES; Ladies' Stuff, Children's and Misses' SHOES and BOOTS ; cheap as the cheapest. D. L. LUM. Geneva, 2d June, IPSO. „ 43 Ito E. HALL N January last, opened a Jewel- ry establishment, op- posite P . Prouty's Hardware Store in Seneca-street. His assortment compri- ses an extensive va- [^griety of the mostap- gSiJ^r- .J;^. pro\ IM1 and fashiou- - ~- •^\\ & \ \ ^ able JEWELRY, with a recently added supply of genuine WATCHES, SILVER-WORK, BRITTANIA &. 1,'LATED WARE, which he offers as cheap as can be bought in this state. IT Watches repaired, at short notice, and warranted to perform. Patronage respectfully solicited. P. S.—Just receivo.l, 4 WiLi.AIUVB PAT- ENT TIME PIECES, which will be sold very low. Gcneca, June 17, 1829. 3m 1(5 WHOLESALE AND RETAIL THE subscribers continue to keep for sale, Wholesale or Retail, at their Hat Store in Seneoa-St. opposite PrJJUty's Hard- ware Store, a general assortment of iflATS. A continuance of public patronuge is respectfully so- licited. WIGHT & CLARK. Geneva, June 23, 1829. 45 CHAIR FACTORY. F OR SALE, elegant warran- ted FANCY, and WIND- SOR CHAIRS, at toe Water-st. Chair Factory Ware Room, in front of the Bridge, a few rods south of Brizse's tavern; where- Ladies and Gentlemen wishing-to purchase are respecfnlly invited to call aniJ examine for themselves, in the confident belief P. at the opportunity thus afforded to furnish themselves with a cheap, tasty and durable article, \\ ill in their own estimation supersede the expedi- ency of purchasing in the City of New-York or cKewhere. ISRAEL HUNTINGTON. dmcra, February 2i, 1829. 29tf AILORING-JW/.V MORRIS, lately from New-York, has opened a shop next door south of De Zeug & Ilees' Class-store, u here he will carry on the above business. All or- ders will be thankfully received and promptly at- tended to, on the lowest terms. From his long experience in the business, having been engaged in it 25 years in the city of New-York, he flatters liimsplf that he shall give entire satisfaction, and respectfully solicits a share of public patronage. He will, if desired, go and Cut clothing for the Farmers at their houses, uithin the distance of 10 or 12 miles. All orders from the country will be gratefully reeehed. Geneva, Sept. 0, H29. GmiX OTTERYOFFICE, GENEVA.—The Sub- scriber, having been appointed by Messrs. YATES & MCINTYRE, their AGENT to vend Lot- tery Tickets in this village, hiforms his friends and the public in general, that he will keep, as hereto- fore, TICKETS and SHARES in all the Regu- lar and Extra Classes of the New-York LOTTE- RIES, which will be supplied at the same prices they aee sold in the Cities. Afadut three Lotteries are drawn a month, and in each are a number of Splendid Prizes—a due proportion of which (judg- ing from the past) will undoubtedly be dispensed to the customers of this Office. . [39] JAMES BOGERT. Agent Geneva, 9th May, 1829. for the Managers. F LOUR.—A quantity of Super- fine Flour has just been recei- ved at the Store of the subscriber, and is offered for Sale at, the lowest J. V. R. SCHERMEBHORN. 39 O THE PUBLIC.—The undersigned hav- ing taken the establishment recently occu- pied by Messrs. HASKELL & WALBRIDGE, offers to the public a very general assortment of articles in his line, to wit:' SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS, TRUNKS, VA- LISES, &c. &e. and MILI- TARY WORK in general- all of which will be manufac- 'urod of the very best materi- als and in the mo»t approved style, and will be sold very low for prompt pay. He has also on hand an extensive assortment of Goods, suita- ble to the trade, to wit—SADDLE TREES, SAD- DLERY WAKE & CARRIAGE TRIMMINGS, SKIRTING, SEATING, &c. &e, which will be sold at a small advance. Also, SOLE and UP- PER LEATHER, & CALF SKINS. On Con- signment, a quantity of RIFLE BARRELS. 4 G. H . HASKELL. ttcncra, February ID, 1829. 26* OTICE.—The Copartnership heretofore ex- isting between the Subscribers, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. AH demands due the said firm must bo paid fo S\. II. ROSE, by whom all demands against the firm will be paid, he being duly authorized to settle the concern. SHERMAN II. ROSE, JAMES H. SQ.UIER. Geneva, April I, 1829. tf33 \ IT The COACH MAKING BUSINESS will be continued at the old stand by the subscriber, who will keep on hand, or furni«h to order on the shortest notice, all articles in the above line, war- ranted of the first quality, on accommodating terms. S. I E ROSE. market Genera, May 11. .182!). TAMES H. S&UIER, respectfully informs his if friends andUhe public, that the business of CARRIAGE MAKING, will be continued by him at the stand of Mr. Cortleyou, after the Istof April nest Cfencra, March-9., 1829. 5 9 Reported for tlic New-York Enquirer. HIGHLY INTERESTING LAW CASE. John Julius Dandy, Esq. 1 This was an action \»'• / of damages for fright- Millkanl Modish Spinster. ) tcning pl'ff's horse. John Julius Dandy deposed, that about 12 o'- clock on Saturday last, as he w;is riding up Broad- way, near Fulton-st. the defendant suddenly turn- ed the corner, having on a fashionable hat, which she had just purchased, from an importation open- ed that nn,ruuig by Madam Trumpourie, fresh from Paris. That his horse, being raw from the country, became, as the plaintiff verily believes and testifies on oath, alarmed at the sudden apparition of |he said hat, abruptly whirled round, reared up and transplanted him from his back into the gutter, to the great damage of his person and apparel. Zephyr Silkendale testified that he was afollow- lodger with John Julius Dandy, and that the said' Dandy suffered great injury in his apparel, by rea- son of certain filthy accumulations of mud, as per contract of certain individuals with the Corpora- tion ; and further that said John Julius Dandy kept his bed three days afterwards, as he verily believes in consequence of said disaster. Sylvia Silverheels deposed on the part of de- fendant, that the hat sported by Miss Modish was a fashionable hat, such as is now generally worn by all persons of the least pretensions, from the highest ton to the lowest kitchen, and that no horse of any blood or breeding would think of being frightened at seeing it. Madani Trumpourie deposed that the hat was an exact fac-simile of one worn by the Duchess D'- Angouleme, the last time she took an airing to Fontainbleau. John Julius Dandy cross-examined by Mr. Catchall. Was this horse you rode a blood horse ( Can't tell—don't know his pedigree. Counsel desired the jury to take particular note of this. So you don't know'the pedigree YOU say ? No. Mr. Dandy, I am now going to ask you a ques- tion which I hope you will consider deeply before you answer. Did plaintiff wear curls, when she frightened your horse. She did. You are^ certain of that ? I am. Very well-«-that's sufficient. Zephyr Silverheels cross-examined. Did John Julius Dandy actually keep liis bed three days after the accident ? He did. Was it in consequence of actual injury sustain- ed, or only from fright ? Can't say upon mv honor. Never mind your honor, sir—you are under oath now—might not John Julius Dandy have kept his bed hi consequence of the damage sustained by his costume, rather than from any injury received iu his person / Had he any second suit of clothes to put on, while the other was repairing .' Here John Julius gave Lawyer Catchall a look that rather staggered the ltarned Counsel, and Mr. Silverheels appealed to the Court to know wheth- er he was obliged to answer the question. Th e Court said by all means, unless it would in any way criminate himself. Mr. Catchall then repeat- ed the question. He ha d no other Bttitof ctotVios. O ho ! then be kept his bed for want of them 1 Can't say. Madam Trumpourie cross-examined by Mr. Tongue, counsel for plaintiff. What was the si/.e of Mi.~-s Modish's bonnet 1 Seven feet three inches round, clear of the trim- mings. Is that the u=ml sire ? The sizes vary—if the lady is below the middle size, .the hat ought to be prunorKonably larger; a lady of tour feet and an half height should were a hat twice the circumference of her height. How many .yards of trimming go to the compo- sition of a fashionable hat, Madam ? Sometimes more, sometimes less. Sixty or seventy yards is the extent. How many feathers / About three dozen. What quantity of flowers ? About as much as will fill threg band-boxes. How in the name of wonder do the ladies keep such things on their heads I They hold them fast with their hands. What is the usual price of such a hat ? Here Madame Trumpourie made a low eurtsie, and declared she never attended to such vulgar matters. The ladies paid just what they pleased. The testimony being closed, Mr. Tongue ad- dressed the jury with great criticism, in a speech six hours long, five hours broad, and a quarter of an inch deep, by actual measurement by a stop watch. Wo can only give the skeleton. Gentlemen of the Jury —It is idle to make laws against flying kites, setting off squibs and crack- ers, and carrying Paddies about the streets—it is idle to make laws against projecting signs of ele- pliiurts and obtrusions of bow windows upon the streets—it is idle to prohibit the sober business men of the city from putting out their empty hogs- heads and sugar boxes in front of their stores—it is idle to prohibit the ringing of bells at auctions and steam-boats, so long as our belles are permitted to encumber the streets, embarrass passengers, and frighten horses, by wearing hats of such singular enormity. To my certain knowledge, Gentlemen of the Jury, several persons besides my client have been put in jeopardy of life and limb by these un- lawful projections called hats, and bad Hot their chivalrous gallantry prevented it, the number of actions for damages would have been incalculable. Gentlemen of the Jury, such hats are contrary to the spirit, if not to the letter of the law. There is a law against swine running at large, and why! Because they ran between our legs, and endanger our lives and limbs. Now, though it is impossible for a lady in a fashionable hat to run between any legs but those of a Celossus, still there are an in- finite variety of ways in which they may, and do operate to the great danger of the copmunity.— They frighten horses, as in the case of my client —They frighten the gentlemen from the interior, who come down in the spring to buy goods, and they frighten the Dutch women from Tappan, Ber- gen, Flatbush and other places, whereby they are prevented from coming to market to the great det- riment of the city, which suffers in consequence for want of butter, eggs, wormwood and parsley, peppergrass, poultry and pennyroyal. Gentlemen of the Jury, this is a case of great enormity. Hats were originally devised for the purpose of defending the head and face from the sun and weather; and hands were originally in- vented, at. least lad;es'hands, the one to carry a reticule, the other to bokLap.tfcs train behind.— But, Gentlemen of the Jury, what are ladies' hands good-for now I For all useful purposes they might as well he without.th.em— they are continu- ally employed in holding their hats on their head's. No hair pin, nor ribbon, nor skewer, nor any oth- er instrument of modern inverjtkmis competent to the task of keeping such hats on such heads as | we now see every day in Broadway. You might as well attempt to restrain a balloon with a single hair—brace down the mainsail of a man-oi -war with a rope yarn, or make any other impossibility possible/as to restrain the eccentricities of a fash- ionable bonnet in a moderate breeze. Bless me how it totters! and capers, and flares upwards and downwards-and this way and that! How it shivers in the wind and leaps like a vessel ih staysl How it impedes the \motion of the -weater, and destroys all power or grace^of rnotifto I Some-, times the ladies' heads are blownback upon their shoulders by a sudden puff—andat other* bpat down by the wind taking them all aback,. toti'flS* nautical phrase. The goonJarliegaresdnioBoip^r 1 lized with Becuring the tigftoj* altfft, ^f^ have to time to attend to what is going o» below —whereby men are pt hs?greatjBoriaf% ofjf,et» ancles, &c. , ' ./.*. * ' . ,#',. , Gentlemen of the Sutf, extravagance of ares?,. e«peciallv in the street-\ w essentially vulp'rv Ntf\ lady of taste or delicacy will encumber herself in walking, with a quantity of superfluous trurhpery that embarrasses the freedom of her gait, and de- stroys all grace of motion. Simplicity in dress is not only a refinement, but a virtue. A rage.for extravagant ornaments, in time, destroys all dis- \ tinctions between education and manners, and stupidity and vulgarity, since those who can pass lor fushionable elegantis, by the sole aid of jthe milliner, will dispense with those accomplish- ments of rnind and manners, which, after all, are the only tests of gentility. It rests with you, gen- tlemen of the ju/y, to discourage these vulgar and mischievous monstrosities, and to do'an act of jus- tice to my injured client. Mr.«Catchall then rose in bebalf<of the'defend- anf, and made a most powerful .appeal, to the feel- v hags,of the jury. Gentlemen of the jury, said he, \the age of chivalry is gone I\—a long pause, and' the orator resumed—\ The age ol chivalry is gone,\ arid the glory of Europe is defeated for .ever!\ - That if the nineteenth century, a period unequalled in-the annals of refinement, for taste in dress—for man- ufacturers of all kinds—for canals and railways— . for every species of eternal improvement—tfor the cheapness, beauty and variety or laces, bobbins, barrages, Gros de Naples, French plaids, English razors, Irish gloves, and American muslins—that in such an enlightened and chivalrous period—a gentlemen—I say, gentlemen, gentleman—that i gentleman should bring an action against a lady, in any court, except the court of Cupid, is an un- equalled barbarian—a barbarian only worthy those- ages of darkness, which—which.—wliich—prece- ded those ages of light—which—which gentlemen of the jury, I say a most unparallelled barbarism. ^ Gentlemen of the jury, where is there to be found, in the common law, the civil law, the can- on law, the statute<aw, the Hrehon law,\~tke laws of the Medes and Persians, the laws of the lultd, the ocean, the air, or the moon. I say where is there any law putting a lady's hat in superscrip- tion or confinement ? None. I defy the' learned gentleman to produce a single case in pom*. But, gentlemen of the fory, the law as in> •raostcases occur, has nothing to do with the business. . Cus- tom gentlemen, custom is above the raw, because it is the ibundation of the law. Now, I maintain that if it were the custom.; to wear no hats at all, there would be nothing • to- lawful in my client going without a hat. * Now, gentlemen of the jury,, if it is lawful to govdthottt a hat; then it follows apriorir— -that is, it goes he- fore in the argument—that she may lawfully wear . a hat as high as a church steeple, and as wide as a church door. The very fact of her being per- mitted to wear no hat, proves that she may wear a hat of any size she pleases. Gentlemen, the circumstance of the plaintiff not knowing the pedigree of his horse, is decisive. against all claim for damages. For aught we know, the horse might have been a w ooden horse, a fly- ing horse, a wild horse, or no horse at all. If a wooden horse, his throwing his rider could not have been any act of volition, proceeding from tho sight of the hat. If a flying horse, ho ought to have beeu called a llypogriff— therefore a misno- mer in declaration. If a wild horse, action will be against plaintiff\ for introducing unlawful ani- mals. Holt. cap. 3d. Raymond, and three thou- sand others. If no horse at all, a nonsuit, as -a matter of course. Auother important query occurs, Gentlemen of the jury. It is stated by the plaintiff himself that my client wore curls as well as a hat, and the question naturally arises, whether it was the curls or the hat that frightened the horse. The animal might have taken them for demi culverins, can- nonades, or bombs, piled \ like artilery, tier over tier;\ and if he had, peradventure, belonged to a militia officer, he might have had an antipathy to such murderous machinery ; or he might havo taken them for Bologna sausages, and some hor- ses beyond doubt have an antipathy to Bologna sau- sages. In short, gentlemen, if he was in your o- pinion frightened at the curls, you must find a verdict for us—the quo animo being different from that stated in the case. But, gentlemen, all this is nonsense. The plaintiff is nonsuited, as a mat- ter of course, and in virtue of the legai maxim, quos supra nos nihil ad nos, anglicc, —the things which are above us are nothing to us. Now, gen- tlemen, the hat being above the lady's head, it fol- lows that my client cannot be .made responsible for any damage from that which was no part or por- tion of her. You might as well fine her for dam- age done by a hail stone, or any other missile from above. I have done. The court charged the jury that if theybelieved the learned counsel for the plaintiff, they would find against the defendant; if they believed the counsel fbr the defendant, they would find against the plaintiff; but if they believed neither, they would do just as they pleased. Jury, after being outThree days and three nights, returned a verdict of disagreement, and were dis- charged. THE TOBACCO BOX.—After much inter- esting conversation,\ perceiving he used Tobacco, I toldhim he had©se intemperate habit left. The color came into his face, and h e eagerly inquired what it was. \ Chewing tobacco,\ was my an- swer. I then in the most friendly manner fbrewat^ jaed hiiri that he would be in danger of returning to his former intemperate-habits, if he continued to stimulate with Tobacco; that with such copious expectoration, he wasted the saliva which was need- ed to digest the food; that no tobacco chewer or smoker could relish water, and that they had an ha- bitual thirst. To all this, he assented, bit.ad.ded* \ it would cost ihe Four timek the effon to give up Tdbacco, tha^it did to abandon Ardent fitoirit.\— \ Then, said I, you are called to make the sacri- fice; and with What irresistible force can you ad- dress the intemperate, being able to statfe tnatyou have from principle given lip your cherished habit, to which you from youth have been addicted; and that they have only to resolve, and the victory is won.\ Long time this interesting fldati-stood in doubt, his sparkling eye and changing countenance betrayed the emotion of his soul. I pressed the subject; he suddenly took from Iris pocket his dar- ling box, laid it upon my desk, rushed from my of- fice, and soon after left the city, for bis residence. I send you, Mr. Editor, theTobaccribox, with the owner's name enclosed, and \wish you to keep it for the inspection of those who arp, still halting be* tween two opinions.— Jr. of Humanity. A gentleman who resides hi the interior of Vir- ginia, in a letter now before us proposes that some method should be adopted by which the fti&ds of Temperance who are so \ few and & between\ that they cannot form Societies, may abiWithstanH.- . ing act m concert in promoting the fewrtnation.^- \»I am one\ be says—\Who find it impassible, to form, a large Society, and I am therefore-resolved to declare myself a member of the Amgriqat* Ab- stinent Association—have discontinued attdsntoe- ly renounced the custom of giving otiecetvingir- dent spirit on anyoccasion.\ He states-having, a large harvest cut d.own and:<secured h>liis.ba«ja \ without rum or^m&ey.—ffi^/.fflon44%. • RUM MsmU&LES « GOING BOWNl'* Mr. Editor.— ^ding jfeaterdaj, throughEoxbu _. '•™ v ^ i V •51 \PS «W8 • ° M m -ffmM m .3 •y^i\*! Mm. 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