Settler And Pennon in Smethport, Pennsylvania
7 May 1842

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7 May 1842

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Settler And Pennon (Newspaper) - May 7, 1842, Smethport, Pennsylvania F vol 3 Smethport mean county May the settler and Pennon 18 published w seventy five cents in and Vangei two dollars if not paid within three months after subscribing two dollars and fifty cents not paid within the year advertisements will a inserted at one Dollar per Square Long primer for the first three insertions and Twentyfive Yenta for etch subsequent one figure work double Price a discount will be made to those who advertise by the year paper or advertisement will be discontinued until All arrearage Are unless at the option of the publisher roust be postpaid to receive attention attorney at Law Sec import a Launard a attorney at Coudersport Pennsylvania constantly on hand and for Bale cheap for Cash and not 60 cheap on credit by the barrel or Bushel at this office pour Good Yoke of oxen for Sale enquire at this office March 17 14 Public Sale of Timber land two tracts of valuable timbered land situate in Corydon town ship mean county numbers 3705 and 3733 each containing one thousand acres will be exposed at Public auction at the court House in Smethport on the second monday in Juno next the terms of payment Are on third on execution of the deed on third in one year and on third in two years thereafter with interest a thorough examination of Tho land is requested to be made by All who wish to Avail themselves of this rare Czpor Unity of getting Timber lands cheap h Payne agent april 30 1843 20 from saturday courier tub bargains by t 8 Arthur o i c e the subs Scriber having comple Ted his Large and commodious House in Ceres township near the Bridge Over the Oswayo Creek gives notice that he will apply by petition to the court of Quarter sessions for the county of mean at Tho May term j842 for licence to keep a tavern or House of entertainment at the above mentioned place Samuel Eastey april 11 1842 we the undersigned citizens of Ceres township and residing in Tho immediate Vicinity of the above named premises certify that the tavern above mentioned is necessary to accommodate the Public and entertain strangers we Are personally Well acquainted with Samuel Eastey the above named Petitioner and also have knowledge of the House for which licence is prayed do likewise certify that he is a person of Good re Pute for honesty and Temperance and that he is Well provided with House room stabling and other conveniences for lodging and accommodating Stran Gers and travellers Thomas Gilbert Cyrus Raskins Joseph Hodges Henry Smith Isaac Phelps Nelson Peabody Charles Peabody Benjamin Perkins Henry c Khampun Willard h Taylor Nathan Palmer Willum Bell april 10 is going to be a hard Day with me i shall have to pay about three thousand dollars in Bank besides a Good Deal of borrowed Money it will to necessary for you to sell As Many goods As sell at a profit if you can but sell any the storekeeper remained for some moments silent and then even if you have to take less than it will be much better than paying two per cent a further instructions were prevented by the Entrance of a customer let to look at some of your thread lace said the lady addressing the clerk and seating herself at the same time quite leisurely by the Side of the counter a Box of laces was handed Down briskly the cover removed and some Twenty or thirty pieces of All prices patterns and qualities displayed to the eyes of the customer Beautiful Tho clerk re marked lifting a piece we have the Best assortment in the City very the lady said Musingly proceeding leisurely to examine piece after piece until she had gone entirely through the Box you no other she then said with a smile and a Bow looking up innocently into the face of Tho clerk who had stood patiently awaiting her Selec Tion from the very Choice patterns before her except of a very inferior qual Ity mra Shannon lot me look at them if you another Box was taken Down and a great portion of its contents turned out upon the counter when mrs Shannon discovered that none of the patterns in either Box pleased her they arc very Beautiful mrs Shan non and we will sell the store keeper now said coming Forward i am sure you will not meet with a finer assortment any dont know or Bradley but i think Draper and Cordovan have a much better assortment what do you ask for this v lifting As she a careless indifferent air a piece of Laco of exquisite fineness that is four dollars a Yard mrs Shannon and it is very cheap at that i do assure run ii or Bradley 1 saw a Poco at Griffiths much finer for three must have mistaken the Quality Iam we bought our laces at Tho same House in new York and paid Tho sumo prices now this article Cost me every cent of three dollars and three quarters a Yard by the piece i have asked you Only enough to cover the Cost and charges because i am anxious to sell these Are close times mama and we Are All anxious to turn our goods into Money As quickly As and or Bradley attempted to smile with a pleasant air but the Effort was a failure the smile was any thing but a pleasant one Tho customers Quick Eye detected the counterfeit and readily took her Cue shaking her head with a knowing air she no use to Tell me or Bradley that i dont know the Quality of a piece of lace i have seen too much in my time Griffiths piece of lace at three dollars i would just As Scon have As the storekeeper stood musing for a few moments and then much of it did you want mama i a few Yards How Many mrs Shannon v some five or six you will take six Yards you shall have it for three dollars and a half and that is a Quarter of a Dollar less than it Cost the customer Shook her head 1 am sure that is very Low pay that much for it or Bradley it is not Worth it Griffiths is Only three dollars and if there is any difference i like Bis cant afford to take three the storekeeper said in a half Din Well if you will take three for it i might be induced to buy half Dozon Yards or so i dont care a great Deal about it but am willing to give that and no the storekeeper hesitated a few moments three times six is he said to himself eighteen dollars is too much to let go out of the store and i so hard you can have it Max though its actually throwing the goods away he at length said in a tone and with a manner that showed the real reluctance he Felt in sacrificing his goods you can measure off six Yards the customer responded the six Yards of lace were singly Cut off and handed to mrs Shan non with the stereotyped is there any thing else that i can show you Madam v have you a handsome assortment of Silks v yes mama a Large and Beautiful assortment what color would you like 1 let me look at a few pieces i have hardly made up my mind piece after piece was now taken Down opened and the Beautiful mate rial within displayed each passed in turn a careful examination and each was successively tossed aside with an air of dissatisfaction at the result you like any of those mrs Shannon asked or Bradley no they not Fine enough in Quality not so Fine As i wish i always like the very Best of every i have a Beautiful piece of Plain coloured Gros me see that or and the customers face brightened the Plain coloured Gros Lafrique was handed Down from the shelf and its shining folds opened to Tho oyo of mrs Shannon is not that Beautiful mama i think i have never seen so Rich a Picco of it is handsome or Bradley what is Tho Price this piece of goods Cost me three dollars a Yard and i will sell it for Cost if you will take the whole of How much is there in the piece fifteen mrs Shannon Shook her head it is very Low indeed i think it give you two and three quarters for Ull you will bring me mrs Shannon again referred to the silk holding it up to the Light examining the thread and noting its Rich Lus tre you will take two for it i know or the customer said with a crypt Struing smile no of any ones was the positive reply ill give you two for i cannot take that mrs Only think mama it Cost me three dollars surely you do not wish to get my goods at a Price that would leave me a serious loss you will sell it at two dollars i will take the whole piece or Brad indeed mama that is too hard i should prefer leaving Tho goods on my shelf to Selling at that and the storekeeper commenced folding the silk and replacing it in its paper envelope in quite an Earnest Businesslike manner there was a Brief silence broken Only by the rustling of the Gros when mrs Shan non said if you will sell the piece for two and a half i will take or Bradley paused looked upward As if engaged in calculation and then drawing a Long sigh said i suppose you must have it mrs Shannon but it is a terrible Sacri h its not dear at that mrs Shannan remarked in a quiet satisfied tone and with a self complacent air the silk was measured off and folded up have you any handsome shawls 1 mra Shannon now asked i shall want one this a Case yesterday of most Superb embroidered Crape just from new let me look at Tho customer said not that i wish to Purchase this morning but i should like to see some shawls so that i can make up my mind when i come to 0 certainly and the storekeeper displayed seve ral really Beautiful articles do you ask for this 1 referring to one of a wry Rich pattern cannot sell that shawl for less than one Hundred and fifty dollars mrs one Hundred and fifty dollars in tones of astonishment that is very Low for such a Superb article we sold one of the same style precisely to mrs general Harper on open ing the Case for one Hundred and sixty dollars and this is the match one to it i ask you but one Hundred and fifty because i know you Deal close and wish to accommodate myself As far As i possibly can to your mrs col Jenkins waa with mrs Gene ral Harper and liked the shawl so much that she thought she would come in today and buy it but As she did not engage it i do not feel bound to retain it for her if you Are pleased with both the shawl and the i think the shawl most Beautiful or Bradley but really the Price is i make nothing on it i do assure you you take something less for it or Bradley i cant indeed Tako a Hundred and Twenty five i would be doing a poor Busi Ness mrs Shannon i had better shut up my store at say one Hundred and Twentyfive and you May Send it Well i dont care i hate to Diso Blige a Good customer take it along but it wont do for to to sacrifice my goods in this Way every Day if i do i shall go to the Wall before three months shall i show you any thing else mama nothing More i believe How much do All these come to one Hundred and Twenty five dollars for the and a Hall for Tho silk and eighteen for the Ono Hundred and eighty and fifty cents that a pretty heavy Bill Call it one Hundred and seventy five dollars even or that would be too hard indeed mrs and the storekeeper Shook his head forcing a smile to his countenance at the Samo time heres just one Hundred and seven to five dollars even Money or Brad Ley youll take that i know and mrs Shannon an Arch sol complacent air its All that i will give you might As Well take it with a Good Well if 1 must i suppose i must mrs Shannon but ind cd you Are too hard on and As he said this he counted Over the Money and threw it into Tho drawer i you Send the goods Home at once asked mrs Shannon shall go Home immediately and then the customer made her Bow and departed delighted with Tho great bargains she had made out of the storekeeper As she withdrew or Bradley Glan ced knowingly at his principal sales Man and said with a did you see that operation James 0 yes that was delightful that shawl Cost sixty yes 1 and the silk a Dollar and a Quarter a Yard i lost on the lace but made it up handsomely on the other too the clerk remarked smiling in return it was her own fault James if i had asked her a fair Price she would have beat to Down so that i would have been compelled to loss the Sale out lose my profits i had forgot ten real character when i asked her but four dollars a Yard for the lace had i said six dollars i could have got four and a half the Only Way to Deal with such peo pie As general Rule i can get More for an article out of one of your real Jewing customers than out of a fair dealer who buys at the Price you name if she buys at yes that a the Only Way to get along and i believe nearly every retailer does Hie yet its the Ordinary a customer Here interrupted the conversation and we unable further to enlighten the Reader on the subject under by or a Wiley and he sales 21 min enough however transpired to give word to the Wise in the mean time my Shannon returned Home and awaited with some hence the arrival of net they were brought Home in the course of an your and in a few after an elderly lady named Cleveland Eal de in to Aee mrs Shannon Good merging mrs Cleveland i m glad o tee you Ive been but shop Ping this morning and have made some rare hate you indeed that i have just look at this splendid la very Beautiful indeed mrs and what is better i got it or something like Twentyfive dollars lets than for less than Cost mrs Cleveland asked in tones of astonishment yes indeed the storekeeper said his made nothing at All on it at one Hundred and fifty dollars but i beat him Down to one Hundred and Twentyfive i saw Plain enough that he was pushed for Money and would sell his goods at almost any Price it bras Only yesterday that mrs general Harper bought the fellow to it at one Hundred and sixty Dollar mrs Colo Nel Jenkins wanted his one and i have no doubt would have taken it today at the same Price paid by her fax and airs Gene Raj Harper when i heard that 1 mined to have it and Somade my Oifer Bradley thought a Bird in the hand Worth two in the Bush How disappointed mrs colonel Jenkins will be when she finds the shawl gone i am so happened to Sec it before she called again and just look at this elegant pattern of Gros Daf Rique it coat three dollars and was cheap at that Price rather than have missed it i would have Given three and a Quarter for it now what do you think i got it for Well i got it for two dollars and a below did with a grave countenance yes indeed i saw that he would sell at almost any Price and so i beat him Down hard i could have obtained this piece of goods at two dollars a Yard if i had held out a Little but dont you thing it wrong to do so mrs Shannon wrong with a look and tone of astonishment wrong How in the world can you make it wrong Why wrong mrs Shannon to ask a Man to take less for his goods than they coat him particularly when the goods Are actually Worth All that is asked for them really mrs Cleveland 1 cannot under stand you i think it right indeed commendable for every one to Purchase goods As Low As but is it right to have so Little regard for the interest of others As to take advantage of their necessities to their injury really 1 cannot see it to be i am sure mrs Cleveland that i can see no reason Phy 1 should pay a Man More for an article than he is willing to take in deed As it appears to me i have nothing to do with his concerns if lie Sells below Cost it is his look out not 1 cannot take the same View of things that you do mrs Shannon it seems to me that we should regard As carefully the in Terest of others an our own in dealing with them instead of being willing to buy an article at less than its real Cost when that Cost is not Libove the Market seems that we ought to refuse to take that advantage even if offered to mrs Cleveland i never heard of ouch a thing 1 should Call that cheating ones at All mrs Shannon it would be simply doing by others As we would wish others to do by it would be act ing towards our neighbor from a principle of True you act from Liat principle mrs Cleveland you will be cheated yourself at every differ from you there is in the minds of most persons a wish to Deal openly and fairly a close customer makes a close Salesman 1 have no doubt that in Moat cases where persons cheapen goods they Are ultimately made to pay More for them than they Are really Well i can Tell you that i always cheap in when i buy and i know very Well that i never pay too much for an mrs Cleveland smiled Means ugly you laugh mrs Cleveland i know that no one pays Lees for her dry goods than i there you Are mistaken mrs Shannon As for instance in this Beautiful piece of Gros d Frique it was Only yesterday that i bought twelve Yards of that very piece from Bradley at two dollars a waa All he asked me for cannot be mra Cleveland 1 you must have bought from another piece of no it is the Verry same i cannot a mistaken in the article and now 1 renumber that he told me there was just fifteen Yards was shannons countenance fell instantly and grew red with indignation then be has cheated me sum Efula Ehe exclaimed and ill make him refund me the half Dollar in each was remarked Plain spoken Friend that you have cheated yourself Bradley put the Price up because ask what he would you would never buy without beating Down it has Boppe Piej that you did not beat Down hard enough and so have bad to pay foe your its downright cheating Kjeve

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