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STODART & MORRIS, NO. 506 BROADWAY, NEW-YORK,
MANUFACTURERS OF THE CELEBRATED
'STOD ART PIANO-FORTES,
SQUARE, GRAND, AND PICCOLO, OR COTTAGE PIANO-FORTES,
Plain and Ornamental Cases.
Is addition to the peculiar merits that have won for the instruments their enviable reputation, they comprise all the
possessing any real merit. For PURITY OF TONE, DELICACY OF TOUCH, DURABILITY, and their capacity for enduring the ravages of SEVERE CLIMATES, the "STODART' PIANO-FORTE stands unrivaled.
The Pianos of the above manufacture have stood the test of more than a quarter of a century. For the superiority of these celebrated instruments, the manufacturers are at liberty to refer to over
families who have them in use, in nearly every part of the civilized world. Parties abroad, favoring us with their orders, can rely upon being as well served as if they were to make a selection in person, and at moderate prices and satisfactory
Full Dress or Promenade Skirt. Nos. 17, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40.
NONE BUT POLISHED AND BLUED SPRINGS
USED IN PARIS SKIRT AND TRAIL.
EVERY SKIRT WARRANTED.
W. S. THOMSON, LANGDON & CO.,
391 BROADWAY, 'NEW-YORK.
Ꭶ SCHOOL FURNITURE, BANK AND OFFICE DESKS, CAMP STOOLS, &C., &c.
CHURCH AND LECTURE ROOM SETTEES,
R. PATON, 24 GROVE STREET, N. Y. To the following persons and Schools using furniture from this establishment we most confidently refer: G. C. Anthon, Classical Institute, N. Y. J. W. N. Mears, Greenboro, Ala. Rev. D. C. Van Norman, Ladies Classi Cottage Hill Seminary, Montgomery, cal Institute, N. Y.
Mrs. Pope, Memphis, Tenn.
Anderson Seminary, Petersburg, Tenn. John MacMullen, Classical Institute, J. E. Douglass, Holly Springs, Miss. N.Y.
Rev. 0. Newton, Chrystal Springs, Miss Tuskegee French College, Ala.
A. MacVey, Sup't Public Schools, N.Y
CHARLES D. FREDERICKS & CO.,
587 BROADWAY, NEW-YORK,
OPPOSITE METROPOLITAN HOTEL
CARD PHOTOGRAPHS Of upward of 500 Distinguished Persons. Send for list of names.
ALBUMS FOR CARDS, Holding from 20 to 200 Pictures, at unusually low prices. Liberal
Discount to Dealers.
PHOTOGRAPHS IN INDIA-INK, WATER-COLORS, PASTEL, & OIL,
From Miniature to Life Size.
FRENCH GILT FRAMES, AND CASES FOR “CARTES DE VISITE."
FINE FRENCH MOROCCO AND VLIVET CASES, FOR MINIATURES.
FINKLE & LYON
Sewing Machine C 538 Broadway. New York
Read the following unbought commendations. Scarcely a day passes that we do not receive similar words of encouragement.
FAIRBURY, I11., March 4, 1862.
The machine was received yesterday “safe and sound.” It works admirably, and meets our most sanguine expectations.
ISAAC T. WHITTEMORE.
The machine is all that can be
desired in the direction of Sewing-Machine Desoridlive Circulars with Samples of Work perfection. will be sent mail free.
REV. A. A. HORTON, THIS Company, being duly licensed, their
Lamartine, Wis. Machines are protected from infringement and litigation.
CAMDEN, April 3, 1862.
The Sewing Machine I cannot Persons desiring to procure a Sewing Ma- praise too highly; it has been pronounced shine should purchase the
by a practical machinist to be superior to any
in the market. FINKLE & LYON MACHINE
E. J. TORAM, for the following reasons :
Recorder of the city of Camden, N. J. 1st. There is no Machine, making the tight
WALTON, N. Y., Dec. 26, 1861. or lock-stitch, which is so simple and so easily
The machine reached me to-day understood.
in good condition, and in an hour after was 2d. There is no Sewing Machine so durable, in successful operation, and workiug to a and so easily kept in order.
charm, to the great delight and satisfaction of 3d. There is no Sewing Machine capable of the purchaser. doing so great a range of work ; no work
REV. J. S. PATTENGILL. ever required in Family Sewing but what may be done perfectly on our Machine, from
AUSTINBURG, O., Jan. 20, 1862. Lace to Heaviest Cloth.
It does its work so nicely, runs so 4th. Wherever our Machines have been smoothly and easily, and is so readily adfairly exhibited, in competitiou with other justed, and all its operations so simple and fist-class Machines, we have been awarded certain, that I feel perfectly safe in recomFIRST PREMIUMS.
mending it, &c., &c.
MRS. N. J. B. BARBER. 5th. With new improvements constantly being added-with perfection of mechanical
NEW YORK, Jan. 19th. skill, obtained by long experience—we aim
My wife has now used the machine to produce a Machine which shall be a source for some months, and it grows in favor every of profit and pleasure to the purchaser.
day; in fact it works like a charm, doing all 6th. There is no Sewing Machine so fully that you promised it would, and giving better guaranteed as ours; for we warrant every Ma- satisfaction than we expected. chine we sell to give better satisfaction than any
S. T. HILLMAN, other, or we will refund the money.
96 Chamber Street. 7th. We have still further reduced our prices, and when the quality of the Machine
New York, May 15, 1860. is considered, it will be readily conceded that
Allow me, in behalf of the Ladies for
of the Dorcas Society of the First Baptist
Church, to tender you their thanks for the use $40
of your Sewing Machine for the past winter.
It affords me pleasure to add my testimony we furnish the best and cheapest Machine in to its perfect adaptedness, as well as laborthe world.
saving qualities in the performance of family
and household sewing. Send for a Circular, which, with price-list, Yours respectfully, and samples of work done on the Family
C. J. BOGGS, Sec. Machine, will be sent mail free.
Agents wanted who will purchase Machines. FINKLE & LYON SEWING MACHINE CO. We never consign.
538 Broadway, N. Y.
THE WHEELER & WILSON
all kinds of FAMILY SEWING, and for the use of Seamstresses, Dressmakers, Tailors, Manufacturers of Shirts, Collars, Skirts, Cloaks, Mantillas, Clothing, Hats, Caps, Corsets, Ladies' Gaiters, Linen Goods, Umbrellas, Paras sols, Silk Goods, etc.,
Economy of Sewing Machines, The WIEELER & WILSON COMPANY has prepared tables showing, by actual experiments of four different workers, the time required to stitch each part of a garment by hand, and with their
Sewing Machine. Subjoined is a summary of AT REDUCED PRICES;
several of the tables :
BY MACHINE. BY HAND. With Glass Cloth Presser, Improved Loop-Check,
Hours-Jinutes. Hours-Minutes. New Style Hemmer, Binder, Corder, etc. Gentlemen's Shirts...1
19 OFFICE No. 505 BROADWAY, NEW YORK. Satin Vests...........1
Summer Pants.......0 38 - This Machine makes the "Lock STITCH,' and Silk Dress
..1 ranks highest, on account of the elasticity, per- Merino Dress.........1
57 manence, beauty, and general desirableness of Calico Dress... ......
........1 the stitching when done, and the wide range of its application." --Report of American Institute, Maslin Skirt.... .....0
Moreen Skirt.........0 New York.
Drawers.............0 This report was in accordance with the pre- Silk Apron..........6
10 vious awards at the Fair of the
NUMBER OF STITCHES MADE PER MINUTE.
By Hand. With Machine. Ratio.
Stitching fine Linen ........ 23
Seaming fine Cloth.. ..38
Patent Leather, fine stitching 7
Fitting Ladies'' Gaiters......28
21 Mecbanical Association, St. Louis.
Stitching Shoe Vamps......10
ratio is much higher, 1,500 and 2,000 stitches per
minute not being an unusual average. Maine, Virginia, Tennessee,
Seams of considerable length are ordinarily Vermout, Mississippi, Iliinois, Connecticut,
sewed with the best machines at the rate of a Missouri,
yard a minute, and that, too, in a manner far New Jersey, Indiana,
superior to hand-sewing. Pennsylvania, lowa,
[From the Scientific American.] The LOCK STITCH made by this Machine, cannot be ravelled and presents the same appear to the Wheeler & Wilson machine (which we consid
A New Improvement has lately been added ance upon each side of the seam, a single lineered long ago as nearly perfect,) being an attachment of thread extending from stitch to stitch. It is for sewing braid upon cloth, silk or any other maformed with two threads one upon each side of terial. the fabric, and interlocked in the centre of it. If any of our friends have been through the In beauty and regularity, and in the firmness of tedious operation of braiding children's dresses, the seam formed it excels hand sewing. The ma- they will realize the great relief that awaits them in chine is prefered for the following qualities :
this invention. The braid follows the needle with
perfect accuracy, taking any curve desired, so that 1. Beanty and excellence of stitch alike upon rapidingEvery lady may now possess one of those each side of the fabric sewed. 2. Strength, firmness, and durability of seam lovely chambray morning robes, embroidered in
vines and labyrinths of white braid, which have that will not rip nor ravel, and made with
heretofore fallen to the lot only of the most indus3. Economy of thread.
trious and ingenious. For summer dresses nothing 4. Its attachments and wide range of appli- can be more becoming. We hail this improvement as cation to purposes and materials.
a confirming evidence of “a good time coming" for 5. Compactness and elegance of model and the ladies one and all. And we may as well include finish.
the gentlemen, for there will doubtless be an imme6. Simplicity aud thoroughness of construc- diate harvest of elaborate smoking caps, and velvet tion.
slippers embroidered with gold braid. Long live 7. Speed, ease of operation and management,
the sewing machines ! and quiteness of movement.
THE BOSTON AND FALL RIVER LINE,
BY THE SPLENDID AND SUPERIOR STEAMERS,
of great strength and speed, particularly adapted to the navigation of Long Island Sound, running in connection
FALL RIVER AND OLD COLONY RAILROADS,
A DISTANCE OF FIFTY-THREE MILES TO BOSTON ONLY.
Leave Pier 3 North River, near the Battery,
The Steamer METROPOLIS, Captain Brown,
On Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, at 5 o'clock P.M., (4 o'clock in the Winter,) touching at Newport each way.
The Steamer EMPIRE STATE, Captain Brayton,
On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, at 5 o'clock P.M., (4 o'clock in the Winter,) touching at Newport each way.
The Steamer BAY STATE, Captain Allen.
THESE steamers are fitted with commodious state-rooms, and every arrangement for the security and comfort of passengers, who are afforded by this route a night's rest on board, and on arrival at Fall River, proceed per railroad again, reaching Boston early on the following morning.
A baggage-master is attached to each steamer, who receives and tickets the baggage, and accompanies the game to its destination.
A steamer runs, in connection with this line, between Fall River and Providence, daily, except Sundays.
Freight to Boston is taken at the same rates as by other regular lines, and forwarded with the greatest expedition, by an Express Freight Train, which leaves Fall River every morning (Sundays excepted) at 7} o'clock, for Boston and New-Bedford, arriving at its destination at about 11 o'clock A.M.
Por freight or passage apply on board, or at the office on Pier 3 North River, where state-rooms and berths may be secured. Hereafter no rooms will be regarded as secured to any applicant until the same shall have been paid for. For further information apply to
70 and 71 West Street, New-York.