Wooster Journal, Abstracts 1840

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Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Jan. 4, 1840 Groff and Hoke, saddle and harness manufactory. John Jones chair shop. Charles and William McClure, copper and sheet iron manufactory. JP Coulter and Co..

William Spencer has moved his business to rooms on SW corner of public square, directly opposite Mr. B Church store. He has an assortment of goods and produce. Produce can be had at JW Schucker on E Liberty Street at the end of long row of brick buildings. B and WR Church, SE corner of public square. Cap factory of FL Weicht, 1st door south of the post office.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Jan. 15, 1840 Groff and Hoke, saddle and harness manufactory, announce to citizens of Wooster they have formed a partnership prosecution. The above business opened a shop in town of Wooster, 1 door west of General Coulter Store for saddle harness, bridles, trunks and whips. Ads for: Charles and William McClure, tin and sheet iron manufactory; JP Coulter, saddle manufactory; Cyrus Spink, a few doors east of the courthouse and opposite Wiliam McComb and Co. store; JW Schuckers will receive in exchange for payment of debts, various wheat, rye, oats, corn and flour. Insurance against fire by Samuel Coulter. The subscriber has just opened a tailor shop for the purpose of prosecution of the business which is now occupied by D Foglesong, 1 door east of Smith and Saunder store on E Liberty Street. John J Horn. Z and H Archer are now receiving and opening at their new brick store, 3 doors east of Maizes and nearly opposite T Power and Co. store, fall and winter goods. Eugene Pardee, attorney at law, office in courthouse, upstairs. Wm Childs, opposite the Bank of Wooster, W Liberty Street. Wm Nailor, corner of Buckeye and Liberty Streets, dealing in broadcloth, hardware and groceries. Dissolution of partnership of William Spencer and J Barr. JM Eberman, G Liverett grocery store, 2 doors east of American House, Wooster. New firm and new goods. The subscriber has taken into co-partnership in the mercantile business, WR Church business, hereafter known as B and WR Church at the old stand SE corner of public square.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Jan. 22, 1840 Groff and Hoke ad, Charles and Wm McClure. L Sprague has moved his jewelry shop to Washington Corner, opposite S Bentley (surname) | Bentley]] store, watches and spectacles. Ad for JW Schuckers, Samuel Coulter and John J Horn, new tailor shop. Store of Amos K Klock on W Liberty street, 1 door above the Bank of Wooster, agent for German aplreant? pills. Ad for Eugene Pardee, attorney upstairs in courthouse. William Nailor at old cheap store or fortress stand, corner of Buckeye and E Liberty Streets. JM Carpenter and Brother are receiving at their storeroom, 1 door east of the American House, Wooster on E Liberty Street, a splendid stock of dry goods, groceries and hardware.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Jan. 29, 1840 Second and last notice to all those indebted to JM Carpenter and Brother by note or book account, are requested for the last time to come by the 1st day of March and settle same. Their notes and accounts are left in the hands of John Eistel Esq., who will collect or cause the same to be collected by due course of law. New tailoring shop. The subscriber, has opened a tailoring shop for the purpose of named business shop, which is now occupied by D Foglesong, 1 door east of Shorb and Saunders store, E Liberty Street- John J Horn. Ad for JW Schuckers; fire insurance with Samuel Coulter agent; DN Sprague; Z and H Archer; PL Weicht; JP Coulter saddle hardware; Cyrus Spink; Eugene Pardee; Jacob W Schuckers. JM Eberman, having purchased the entire stock belonging to the firm of JM Carpenter and Brother, now receiving at his store, 1 door east of the American House, Wooster, on E Liberty Street. You will find a splendid stock of goods. B and WR Church, William Childs ad, dissolution of partnership of William Spencer and J Barr.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Feb. 5, 1840 Bank of Wooster monthly statement. Jan. 1840- 216,677.52, bills discounted 1255.15, real estate 99.99, profit and loss 5363.23 due from banks 3812.73, notes of Ohio Banks 10350.09, spectra 14035.87 for total of 251600.63. Liabilities capital stock paid in 108651.95, discounts received 300.03, circulation 12350, due to banks 7902.62, deposits 11176.73 for total of 251600.53. Benjamin Bentley- cashier. Statement of Bank of Wooster- Jan. 1, 1840. Notes banks discounted 303153.81, stocks 23869.24, expense accounts 505.64, protest account 76.58, due from banks 14146.52, note of other banks 9654, spectra 3252.81 for total 484658.60. Liabilities capital stock paid in 228927.17; discounts received 9.47; profit and loss 723.59; exchange account 268.45; on contingent fund 1500, unclaimed dividends 39.84; due to banks 12235.14; circulation 154587; Ohio State Treasure 22593.24; Lake Erie and Muskingum Road and Canal Co. 1759.86; individual deposits 48583.51 for total of 484685.60. Ad for John J Horn, JW Schuckers, Samuel Coulter, DN Sprague, Cyrus Spink, JP Coulter, A and H Archer, B and WR Church, Wm Childs, PL Weicht. JW Schuckers store in east end of long row of brick buildings on south side of Liberty Street, opposite Leopold Grocery. Wm Nailor, JM [[Eberman (surname) | Eberman is 1 door east of the American House, Wooster on E Liberty Street, C and Howard, Eugene Pardee, Groff and Hoke.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Feb. 12, 1840 Wooster Log Cabin Club meeting to be held at the Swain Tavern, Wednesday, 26th of February at 7 pm. A general attendance of the club and friends is deemed. John W McMillen- secretary. Ads for Wm Nailor, C and H Howard, JW Schuckers, Amos Klock, JM Carpenter and Brother, wanting payment of debts.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Feb. 19, 1840 Eugene Pardee, B and WR Church. Removal of L Sprague to the Washington corner, new building opposite the S Bentley store and nearly opposite the Bank at sign of watches and spectacles. Ads for Z and H Archer, Wm Childs. Dissolution of William Spencer and J Barr, JW Schuckers, JM Eberman, John J Horn. Charles and Wm McClure have purchased the old establishment of Jonathan McClure, 1 door west of the post office.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Feb. 26, 1840 Eugene Pardee, C and H Howard, Wm Nailor, Wooster Log Cabin Club, JW Schuckers, Amos K Klock bookstore wholesale 1 door above the Bank of Wooster, John J Horn, JP Coulter, B and WR Church, L Sprague, PL Weicht Cap Factory, C and H Archer, JM Eberman, Charles and William McClure.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times March 4, 1840 Dissolution of William Spencer and J Barr; John J Horn; B and WR Church; Groff and Hoke; S Bentley; Wm Nailor; PL Weicht; Z and H Archer; Charles and William McClure; Amos Klock Bookstore; JM Eberman.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times March 11, 1840 Temperance meeting will be held at the courthouse in Wooster on Tuesday, March 17th. Address may be expected by Rev. MR Morton, JH Hoffman- secretary. A meeting of the Wooster Log Cabin Club will be held at the Franklin House in Wooster on Wednesday evening March 11th at 7 pm. The friends of Harrison and Tyler are respectfully invited to attend, W McMillen- secretary. Ads for Eugene Pardee; C and H Howard; JW Schuckers 2 stores east of Maizes Hotel; John J Horn tailor; Samuel Coulter; Z and H Archer; Wm Nailor; S Bentley; JM Eberman; JP Coulter; Charles and William McClure; Groff and Hoke 1 door west of the General Coulter Store.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times March 18, 1840 L Sprague, Groff and Hoke, B and WR Church, Eugene Pardee, dissolution of William Spencer and J Barr. Monthly statement of German Bank of Wooster listed assets and liabilities of 268269.79. Monthly statement of Bank of Wooster assets and liabilities of 409688.95. Apprentices wanted. Two boys 15-18 years of age are wanted immediately by the subscriber in the carriage making business- R Springstead. Ads for Z and H Archer; William Childs; PL Weicht; DN Sprague; JW Schuckers 1 door east of Maizes Hotel. New tailor store of John J Horn , formerly occupied by D Foglesong, 1 door east of Shorb and Saunders store on E Liberty Street. William Nailor; S Bentley; Amos K Klock; Charles and William McClure; JP Coulter and Co.; JP Eberman.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times March 23, 1840 L Sprague has moved to his new building on Washington corner, opposite S Bentley store and nearly opposite the Banks. Groff and Hoke; B and WR Church; apprentices wanted by R Springstead; C and H Howard; Cyrus Spink; dissolution on William Spencer and J Barr; L Weicht cap factory; DN Sprague; John J Horn; Samuel Coulter; Wm Nailor; S Bentley; JP Coulter; Charles and William McClure; JM Eberman.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times April 8, 1840 Bank of Wooster close of business March 31, 1840, 599657.86 in assets and same in liabilities, JP Coulter- president. German Bank of Wooster close of business March 31, 1840, monthly statement 287159.29 in assets and same in liabilities, Benjamin Bentley- cashier.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times April 15, 1840 Rates reduced. US mail line from Wooster to Whelling by Mt. Vernon, canal Dover, New Philadelphia, East Port, Stockton, Cadiz, Harrissionville, Mt. Pleasant to Wheeling, leaves Wooster every M,W,D at 3 pm and rests all night at Cadiz and reaches Wheeling by 11 am the succeeding day. Lines connect at Wheeling with mail line from Frederick at which place the rail company causes to Philadelphia and Baltimore allow a cheap and ready passage. At Wooster line leaves after the Western and Northern mails for Cleveland, Norwalk and Mansfield and connects canal at Canal Dover. Packets are constantly reaching in the direction of Cleveland and also Columbus, Cincinnati, Portsmouth and Ohio at Cadiz intersecting Studenville Line at Wooster Line, intersects the line which passes through Ashland for Huron and Detroit, also at Wooster for the line to Mansfield Byrcus and take the last place for lower Sandusky. The last four years have been running 8 months in year in coaches and the other 4 months on horseback. The present contract continues the contractors to entry the mail carriages the whole year, of course no apprehension need be indulged by the public of any disappointment. Season or weather. The carriages and horses have been selected with the utmost care and have but experienced and sober drivers are employed. Applications of the line may be made at the Wooster Hotel, 19th Century and US Hotel Wheeling as well as the various points. H Koller and JH Myers- contractors.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times May 6, 1840 Martin Wolfe respectfully informs his friends and public that he has moved his cabinet shop to the building formerly occupied by Ezra E Dill, opposite the American House, Wooster, where he will wait upon those who give him a call. He keeps constantly on hand, a large amount of furniture, secretaries, bureaus, bookcases, sofas, dining tea and breakfast tables. Lafayette Foundry. The subscriber takes the method of informing citizens of Wooster that he has established a foundry in Wooster and is now prepared to manufacture all kinds of casting as in the county requires, James Johnson.

Ropes, ropes. The subscribers respectfully inform the citizens of Wooster that they have established a rope factory in Wooster and located west of the Baptist Church and north of the Methodist Church, where they have commenced the manufacture of cordage and large rope. H and W Bixler. Members of Wooster Cadets are to meet at American House, Wooster on May 22nd to elect a captain and 2nd Lieut. SN Bissell- col. Wooster Journal and Democratic Times May 8, 1840 Monthly statement of German Bank of Wooster, April 30, 1839: personal security 170337.99; old debt due to bank before late reorganization generally covered by stock 39271.03; real estate of Banking house and other properties 1255.15; expense account profit and loss 17125.05; due from Western banks 5708.32; due from Eastern banks 23227.53; Bank notes on hand 17205; Specie gold 8050.77; silver 21525.48; copper 100 for total of 304436.32. Liabilities: Stock paid in 108651.25; dividend received 2267.61; unclaimed dividend 110.68; due to banks 4.77; Notes in circulation 163772; deposits of 29640.65 for total of 403436.32. Removal of Wm Oldfield; statement of Bank of Wooster as of April 20, 1839. Mercantile business heretofore conducted under firm of WF and JP Smur, will be conducted by JP Smur.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times May 13, 1840 Martin Wolfe has moved his cabinet shop to the building lately occupied by Ezra E Dill, opposite the American House, Wooster, where he will be happy to await upon such who think proper to give him a call. JW Schuckers; JM Eberman purchased the entire stock of firm of JM Carpenter and Bro. and now receiving at his store 1 door east of the American House, Wooster, a splendid stock of goods. Mail line ad: JW Schuckers; JP Coulter; Lafayette Foundry; Wm Childs; Eugene Pardee; Quimby and Grant; B and WR Church; Z and H Archer new brick store, 3 stores east of Maizes and nearly opposite T Power and Co.; Wm Nailor; L Sprague; JW Schuckers, east end of long row of brick buildings on the south side of Liberty Street and immediately opposite Leopold Grocery; fire insurance by Samuel Coulter; John J Horn, new shop lately occupied by D Fogelsong 1 door east of Shorb and Saunders store, E Liberty Street. Monthly statement of German Bank of Wooster as of April 30, 1840- 281696.29 in assets and same in liabilities. Benjamin Bentley- cashier. Bank of Wooster close of business April 30, 1840- 483061.41 in assets and same in liabilities. JP Coulter- president. Anti-slavery meeting of the friends of Universal liberty will be held in church Seceder on Saturday, June 16th at 12 pm. The friends of liberty are invited to attend.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times May 27, 1840 Brick laying and stone masonry. The subscriber respectfully announces that he has situated in Wooster, where he intends to carry on the above business in its various branches, Martin Row.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times June 3, 1840 Ropes for sale by newly established rope factory west of the Baptist Church and north of the Methodist Church, where manufacture of cordage and large rope begin, Bixler.

Six cents reward for runaway from the subscriber on the night of May 27th last. George Karnes, indentured apprentice in the tailoring business is between 18-19 years of age and 6 ft. tall. The above reward but no charges will be given to the person who shall return said runaway, DP Hartman. Statement of Bank of Wooster close of business May 27, 1840- 559709.75 in assets and same in liabilities, JP Coulter- president. Martin Wolfe has moved his cabinet shop to the building lately occupied by Ezra E Dill, opposite the American House, Wooster.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times June 10, 1840 Dr. R McDowell, surgeon dentist, informs the public of Wayne and Holmes Counties that he is permanently located in Franklin Township 4 miles south of Wooster and on the direct Millersburg Road. German Bank of Wooster, close of business for May 30, 1840- 273611.76 in assets and same in liabilities, Benjamin Bentley- cashier. Bank of Wooster, close of business May 27, 1840- 559709.75 in assets and the same in liabilities, JP Coulter- president.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times June 24, 1840 There will be a meeting of the friends of Harrison and Tyler at corwin and reform at Bristel on the 26th at 10 am. New store. New goods. New spring goods just arrived from Philadelphia and New York, NY | New York]]. If you want to buy cheap goods, call at the store of RH Catherwood, 2 doors west of E Quimby store for dry goods, groceries, hardware and crockery.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times June 24, 1840 Important discovery. Certain ear for hard times. Disordered currency low prices and numerous other evils that heretofore afflicted those who have purchased dry goods, groceries, hardware and crockery to all those who wish to reduce their experiences 50% below those of any former year without purchasing less goods, the subscriber offers a rare opportunity of doing so which he intends will be convinced by calling at his cheap cash store in Wooster, 2 stores below Maizes American Hotel where he is opening a large and selected assortment of cheap goods. Wheat down to 50 cents, prints from 6 ½ to 30 cents, muslins 8 to 12 ½ cents, broadcloth 2.50 to 7.00, large assortment of hosiery cheap, young hysot 50-75 cents per pound, sugar 9-11 cents, coffee, pepper, ginger, raisins, tobacco also cheap and fashionable summer goods, boots, shoes, hardware and looking glass. A Morgan.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times July 1, 1840 H and W Bixler, rope factory, west of Baptist and north of Methodist churches. Martin Wolfe has moved his cabinet shop to the shop lately occupied by Ezra E Dill, opposite the American House, Wooster. Dry goods store of RH Catherwood, A Morgan, 2 stores below Maizes American Hotel. New goods. The subscriber has replenishes his stock from New York and is now offering to accommodate his customers with good bargains and dry goods, groceries and hardware. William Spencer. JP Coulter, saddle and hardware. Cyrus Spink, a few doors east of the courthouse and opposite Wm McCombs and Co. store. Old iron wanted . Will pay 1.00 a hundred of any quality of cast iron by C and H Howard. Eugene Pardee, attorney at office in courthouse, upstairs. B and WR Church, at the old stand of Benjamin Church. Wm Childs, W Liberty Street, opposite the Bank of Wooster, spring and summer goods. Charles and William McClure, sheet tin and iron manufactory at the old stand of Jonathan McClure, 1 door west of the post office. JM Eberman purchased the store of JM Carpenter and Brother and is opening the store 1 door east of the American House, Wooster. Morrisons Pills for sale at Quimby and Grants in Wooster. Lafayette Foundry in Wooster, run by James Johnson. Fares reduced for US Mail Line. JW Schuckers has shawls, broadcloths, satins, flannels, hosiery, gloves, hardware, queens ware, looking glass, nails, axes and groceries. Store at the east end of long row of brick buildings on the south side of Liberty Street, opposite Leopold Grocery.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times July 8, 1840 Factory of H and W Bixler removal of Martin Wolfe cabinet shop; Samuel Coulter fire insurance; JP Coulter saddles and harness; new store of RH Catherwood, Wm Spencer.

Monthly statement of German Bank of Wooster as of June 30, 1840- 260828.32 in assets and liabilities, Benjamin Bentley- cashier. Statement of Bank of Wooster as of June 30, 1840- 550704.31 in assets and same in liabilities, JP Coulter- president.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times July 15, 1840 Pay up. The undersign intending to leave Wooster shortly, calls on all those who have unsettled accounts to call immediately and pay them up. All unsettled accounts after the 10th day of August next, will indiscriminately and without respect of person left with proper officers for collection. JW Schuckers. Removal of Martin Wolfe cabinet shop to the store formerly occupied by Ezra E Dill, opposite the American House, Wooster. Property for sale by JW Schuckers, east half of lot 101 which is erected a new 2 story brick house occupied in the past by subscriber as a dry goods , the remainder by one Charles Graeter as a bookstore and dwelling on the lot is erected a good substantial warehouse, stabling and other suitable improvements. All new recently painted. Also, lot of ground adjoining the town of Wooster of east end of Liberty Street, which is erected a new two story frame dwelling house stable occupied by Rev. Wm Caundish, plus a vacant lot on North Street, the property now occupied by Mr. DM Crall as a valuable farm property.

Alexander Zeitler informs citizens of Wooster that he has commenced the lock making business at the gunsmith shop of James Albright, where he is prepared to make or repair locks of every description. RH Catherwood, 2 doors west of E Quimby store. Surveying by Charles W Christmas, in possession of county field notes, has every facility to give satisfaction in cases which may be involved in difficulties, A Morgan. Lafayette Foundry; JW Schuckers; Charles and Wm McClure; B and WR Church; Z and H Archer have a new book store 3 stores east of Maized and nearly oppostie T Power and Co. store; H and W Bixler Rope Factory; Eugene Pardee; Samuel Coulter for fire insurance; Wm Nailor; S Bentley, W Liberty Street agent for Cleveland City Seed Store and agricultural Warehouse; removal of L Sprague to Washington corner at the new building opposite S Bentley store.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times July 22, 1840 Alexander Zeitler, lock making business in gun rooms of smith shop of Mr. Jacob Albright. Surveying by Charles W Christmas; removal of Martin Wolfe cabinet shop; Dr. R McDowell, surgeon dentist, 3 miles south of Wooster on direct Millersburg Road; RH Catherwood; Wm Spencer; A Morgan, second store below Maizes American Hotel; removal of L Sprague to new store at Washington Corner; JW Schuckers; Eugene Pardee; B and WR Church.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Aug. 5, 1840 Ads for RH Catherwood; valuable property for sale by JW Schuckers; L Sprague at Washington Corner; Alexander Zeitler; B and WR Church; JP Coulter; Wm Childs; Charles and Wm McClure; rope factory of H and W Bixler; JM Eberman; Lafayette Foundry; James Johnson proprietor; JW Schuckers asking for those indebted to him to call and pay accounts. German Bank of Wooster, as of July 21, 1840- 261895.69 in assets and same in liabilities. Bank of Wooster, as of July 31, 1840- 502976.73 in assets and the same in liabilities, JP Coulter- president.

Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Sept. 6, 1840 Valuable property for sale by JW Schuckers, lot 101 east half, brick building, occupied by the subscribers as a dry goods store and recently occupied by Mr. Graeter as a book store and dwelling. Lot adjoining town of Wooster, east end of Liberty Street. A two story frame dwelling stable wood house now occupied by Rev. Wm McCanadish. Also a vacant lot on North Street, adjoining property now occupied by Dr. Crall. Also valuable farm property. JW Schuckers.

Eugene Pardee, attorney at law, office in the courthouse, upstairs.

New cash store. Look here, new goods just received from Philadelphia and New York. RH Catherwood, 2 doors west of E Quimby store, W Liberty Street. W.J. and Dem. Times, published by DN Sprague; surveying by Charles W Christmas. New goods for sale- A Morgan, 2 doors below Maizes American Hotel. Insurance agent for fire by Samuel Coulter. Chair manufactory. The subscriber having commenced the business on S Market Street, opposite the US Hall and 1 door north of Dr. Wolford shop. Plain and fancy furniture and chairs, Smith and Wilson. Six cents reward for a runaway from the subscriber on or about July 15th last by the name of John Woodland who is an apprentice in the mason business. Thomas Woodland. Ad for B and WR Church, new firm and new goods at the old stand of Benjamin Church on the SW corner of the square with fall and winter supplies of merchandize. JM Eberman bought the store of JM Carpenter and Bro., one door east of American House, Wooster with a splendid stock of goods. Tin, copper and sheet iron manufactory of Charles and Wm McClure, one door west of the post office. Hayes liniment at Dr. SM Bissell and JP Coulter. Wm Childs, on W Liberty Street, opposite the Bank of Wooster. Robbins and Wasson, attorneys and counselors at law, Silas Robbins and George W Wasson at US Hall. Cyrus Spink; C and H Howard; Z and H Archer; Dr. McDowell; removal of Martin Wolfe cabinet shop to store building lately occupied by Ezra E Dill, opposite American House, Wooster; Wm Nailor; JP Coulter. The Wooster Democrat formerly the Wooster Journal and Democratic Times Sept. 30, 1840

The Wooster Democrat Sept 30, 1840 JW Schuckers, the undersigned intending to leave Wooster shortly, calls on those who have unsettled accounts to call and immediately pay up as all accounts unsettled after Aug. 10th will immediately and without respect of person, be left with proper officers for collection.

S Bentley, agent for the Cleveland City Seed Store and Agricultural Warehouse, W Liberty Street, Wooster. Removal of Martin Wolfe; Cyrus Spink, a few doors east of the courthouse and opposite [[Wm [McCombs and Co.]] store, E Liberty Street. Z and H Archer, new brick store, 3 stores east of Maizes and nearly opposite T Power and Co. store for fall and winter goods. Dr. R McDowell; JM Eberman; Wm Nailor; JP Coulter; Wm Childs; CW Christmas; Robbins and Wasson; Smith and Wilson cabinet manufactory commence above business on S Market Street, opposite US Hall and one door north of Dr. Wolford shop, plain and fancy furniture and chairs.

William Henry Harrison for president, will meet his fellow citizens of Wooster and Wayne County at the log cabin in Wooster on Oct. 7th at 11 am for the purpose of communing with them on present depressed condition of the Republic. All are invited to attend. Officers of day: John Sloane- pres.; VP John Brown, Samuel Orr, John McDowell, James Clark, James Armstrong, Ollivar Day, John Myers, Joseph Keiffer, Frederick Glime, Joseph Emerick, Samuel Coulter, Jacob Nixon, James Keys, Solomon Redebaugh, John Emery, Thomas McCoy, Mr. Dimsmore, Hugo Adams, Asakel Webster, General John P Coulter- chief marshal. Committee of arrangements: Jacob Maize, Andrew McMonigal, Daniel N Sprague, William Jacobs, Eyster, Samuel N Bissell, Evana Parker, Samuel Cutter, Reasin B Stibbs.

Wooster Democrat Oct. 7, 1840 The subscriber has determined to establish a new paper of a size much increased over the one he published. For that purpose, he has purchased a new press, made considerable additions to his former stock of materials and will hereafter issue a weekly paper equal in size to any one published west of the Alleghenies. Title of which will be the Wooster Democrat. The reasons for the change of title are that the one more adopted at the same time is equally significant of his character and can be referred to with more ease by and with more inclined to remark upon his contents. The Wooster Democrat will be published weekly at 2.00 in advance and 2.50 if paid within the year and 3.00 if payment is delayed until payment expires. No subscription will be received for a shorter period than 6 months nor shall subscriber be at liberty to discontinue paper until arrears are paid. DN Sprague.

The subscriber, having replenished his stock from NY, good bargains of all kinds can be had, groceries and hardware, Wm Spencer. Cash paid for flour. B and WR Church; JM Eberman; Charles and Wm McClure, one door west of the post office; Smith and Wilson cabinet and chair manufactory; Robbins and Wasson; S Bentley; Z and H Archer; Dr. R McDowell; JW Schuckers; Wm Nailor, at old fortress stand of E Liberty and Buckeye Streets.

Wooster Democrat Oct. 14, 1840 Silas Robbins and George W Wasson, attorney at law, office US Hall. CW Christmas, surveyor, has current map of Wayne County. We, the undersigned , have examined the map stated above and do not hesitate to state it is a accurate one: Joseph Inley, John Sloane, Edward Every, Benjamin Bentley, L Sprague, N Tottem, S Day, JP Coulter, James Jacobs, Benjamin Church, AH Byers, SL [[[Lorah (surname) | Lorah]], Wm McComb, Samuel Little, SM Bissell, Wm Larwill, MA Holland, D Robison, Thomas Robison, Levi Cox, Samuel Quimby, John Fightner, John Plank, Benjamin Erb, George Emary, B Crawford, L Sprague at the Washington Corner, opposite S Bentley store, Wm Spencer, WR Church, JM Eberman, Charles and William McClure, Wm Nailor,JP Coulter and Co..

Wooster Democrat Oct. 21, 1840 German Bank of Wooster, at the close of business Sept. 30, 1840- 271073.90 in assets and the same in liabilities. Benjamin Bentley- cashier. For sale. Mr. Nailor, at US Hall in Wooster, will sell to the public articles of household: furniture, bureaus, chairs, beds, crockery, cooking utensils and pew and cushion in Presbyterian meeting house. Sale starts at 10 am where terms of sale will be known.

Ad for RH Catherwood. Bank of Wooster at close of business Sept. 30, 1840- 547808.02 in assets and same in liabilities. Joseph S Lake- cashier. Ad for Charles W Christmas, surveying. The Wooster blacksmith would inform his friends and public in general that he continues to carry on the blacksmithing business in its various branches at the old stand near the Methodist meeting house. All springs repaired and new ones made at short notice. JA Anderson. Ads for : Wm Spencer, L Sprague, Lafayette Foundry, B and WR Church, Z and H Archer, Charles and William McClure, Wm Nailor, JW Schuckers, furniture manufactures cabinet and chair manufactures of Smith and Wilson, S Morgan 2 stores below Maizes American Hotel, Cyurs Spink, C and H Howard, Dr. R McDowell, Dr. SN Bissell, JP Coulter.

Wooster Democrat Oct. 28, 1840 Tailoring. Alexander Garing informs friends he has moved his shop to the rooms lately occupied by Mr.___ near Shorb and Saunders store, opposite Wm McCombs store. Available are coats, vests, pantaloons and cutting out. Benjamin Church; Robbins and Wasson; Charles W Christmas; Martin Wolfe removal; Dr. R McDowell surgeon dentist; JW Schuckers store at east end of long row of brick buildings on south side of E Liberty Street and immediately opposite Leopold Grocery; Dr. SN Bissell; JP Coulter; Charles and Wm McClure; JM Eberman; B and WR Church; L Sprague; S Bentley; Wm Childs; JW Schuckers is selling his property; Smith and Wilson.

Wooster Democrat Nov. 4, 1840 Smith and Wilson; Wm Childs; RH Catherwood; fire insurance from Samuel Coulter; JW Schuckers selling of properties; Eugene Pardee; Robbins and Wasson; L Sprague at the Washington Corner; Wm Spencer; B and WR Church; Z and H Archer; JM Eberman; Charles and William McClure; Wm Nailor; JP Coulter; Dr. R McDowell; Cyrus Spink; Martin Wolfe removal to store recently occupied by Ezra E Dill, opposite American House, Wooster; C and H Howard; Charles W Christmas; A Morgan.

Wooster Democrat Nov. 11, 1840 Alexander Garing, tailor, has moved his shop to the room formerly occupied by Mr. Jewell, 2 doors east of Shorb and Saunders store, nearly opposite William McCombs store. Ads for : JW Schuckers; RM Springstead; JA Anderson, blacksmith at the old stand near the Methodist meeting house; Robbins and Wasson; Martin Wolfe; Z and H Archer; Charles and William McClure; JM Eberman; L Sprague; B and WR Church; Wm Spencer; Eugene Pardee; Samuel Coulter for fire insurance; RH Catherwood; Smith and Wilson; Wm Childs.

Wooster Democrat Nov. 18, 1840 Ad for Alexander Garing. German Bank of Wooster close Oct. 31, 1840- 273036.71 in assets and liabilities. Benjamin Bentley- cashier. Bank of Wooster close of Sept 31, 1840- 560931.19 in assets and same in liabilities. Joseph S Lake- cashier.

Wooster Democrat Nov. 25, 1840 Lafayette Foundry, run by James Johnson.

Wooster Democrat Dec. 2, 1840 US Hall announces that it recommends to former patrons that its successor, Mr. NK McNulty, qualified to the satisfaction of the traveling public. JN Bever. German Bank of Wooster, Nov. 20, 1840- stockholders of the institution are hereby notified that election for 13 directors for the coming year will be held at the banking house on the first Monday of January next. Benjamin Bentley- cashier.

Wooster Democrat Dec. 23, 1840 Bristles wanted by Samuel Foss. Cash paid for any quantity of clean hog bristles at the Wooster Brush Factory opposite the Banks. JM Eberman. The subscriber, having disposed of the US Hall, would respectfully recommend to the notice of his former patrons that his successor, NK McNulty is a gentleman in every way and qualified to render satisfactory to the traveling public. JW Bever. Ad for Smith and Wilson. Bank of Wooster, statement as of Nov. 30, 1840- 594474.09 in assets and same in liabilities. Joseph S Lake- cashier. German Bank of Wooster statement as of Nov. 30, 1840- 311379.01 in assets and same in liabilities.

L Sprague, now located new building on Washington corner, opposite S Bentley store. Charles and Wm. McClure, one door west of the post office. Lafayette Foundry- James Johnson; Wm Nailor at the corner of Buckeye and Liberty Streets, at old fortress stand; JA Anderson, blacksmith, at the old stand near the Methodist meeting house; WH Atkinson, doctor of medicine, will visit in the area at American House, Wooster run by Jacob Maize where he can be found. M Kinsela, having established fancy dying in all its branches, is in the new building lately occupied by William B Smith on W Liberty Street. Eugene Pardee; Robbins and Wasson; US Hall; [B and WR Church]]; Cyrus Spink; JP Coulter.

Wooster Democrat Dec. 30, 1840 Alexander Garing, tailor, in rooms lately occupied by Mr. Jewell, 2 doors west of Shorb and Saunders store and nearly opposite William McComb store.

Wayne County Democrat Jan. 8, 1863 JF Barrett, groceries and provisions at US Hall, corner of South and S Market Street.

Wayne County Democrat April 26, 1876 McDonald new machine shops. The undersigned has for many years been the firm of McDonald and Co. Machine Shop, respectfully notifies the public that he has opened a new shop on W South Street in Wooster, near McDonald and Co. shops and is preparing at all hours to do any work that may be left to him in the way of repairing reapers.- William M McDonald.