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Better Than Ever.
THE NEW YORK LEDGER
FOR THE NEW YEAR, 1873.
THE GREAT FAMILY PAPER
Instructive and entertaining as the LEDGER nas been in the past, we hope and intend to make it still more instructive and entertaining in the future. Our experience is greater than heretofore, and our ambition to make the LEDGER the best paper of the kind published in the world, is undiminished.
It is the aim of the LEDGER to cultivate a taste for reading in the rising generation, and at the same time, by the character of its contents, to contribute constantly to their moral and intellectual improvement and growth.
An epicure might as well undertake to write down what he would have for dinner every day for twelve months to come, as for us to attempt, at this time, a catalogue of all the good things that will be spread before the readers of the LEDGER in 1873. Our old subscribers will bear us witness that all the promises we have ever made have always been more than fulfilled. We never let slip an opportunity to obtain any really good and desirable thing. Expense and trouble never stand in our way. And in this respect, as it has been in the past, so it
will be in the future.
The LEDGER is particularly devoted to the interests and welfare of the young. A vast number of questions about lovers' quarrels, propositions of marriage, plans for housekeeping, and the best means of brightening the future of youthful married couples, are answered in its columns.
One great and guiding principle with us is to inculcate the sentiments of self-respect and self-reliance, and thus to strengthen and rent re manly the characters which are just assuming form, to endure through att 17% The LEDGER is always full of life. Nobody ever complains single number is dull.
It has the largest number of great and distinguished writers.
It has the most popular and carefully prepared collection of scientific facts.
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AT PRESENT THERE ARE EIGHT GREAT STORIES running through its columns, and at least TWO STORIES ARE BEGUN EVERY MONTH.
New subscribers are thus sure of having the commencement of a new continued story, no matter when they subscribe.
Each number of the NEW YORK WEEKLY contains several beautiful illustrations, double the amount of reading matter of any paper of its class, and the Sketches, Short Stories, Essays, Poems, etc., are by the ablest writers of America and Europe. The
NEW YORK WEEKLY
Does not confine its usefulness to amusement, but publishes a great quantity of really instructive matter, in the most condensed form. The
NEW YORK WEEKLY DEPARTMENTS Have attained a high reputation for their brevity, excellence, and correctness.
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The KNOWLEDGE BOX is confined to useful information on various subjects.
give in the fewest words the most notable doings all over the world.
H CORRESPONENTS contains answers to inquiries upon various subjects.
The MEDICAL DEPARTMENT.-In which tested and approved remedies for various ailments are recommended.
Each issue of the NEW YORK WEEKLY contains from EIGHT TO TEN SHORT STORIES and SKETCHES and HALF A DOZEN POEMS, in addition to the EIGHT SERIAL STORIES and the VARIED DEPARTMENTS.
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STREET & SMITH, Proprietors,
55 Fulton Street, New York City.
GRAND, SQUARE, AND UPRIGHT
Have Obtained the Highest Honors ever Awarded
To any Piano Manufacturers in the World.
The world's greatest Pianists and Composers, including the world-renowned Anton Rubinstein, who throughout his American tour plays on no other, the Academies of Fine Arts of Paris, Berlin, and Stockholm, as well as the Pianopurchasing public of Europe and America, unite in the unanimous verdict of
The Superiority of the Steinway Pianos over all others.
THEY WERE AWARDED THE
FIRST OF THE GRAND GOLD MEDALS OF HONOR
At the World's Fair, in Paris, 1867; London, 1862.
STEINWAY & SONS' MAMMOTH MANUFACTORY is the most ex tensive establishment of its kind in the world.
The Official Revenue Returns show that the number of Pianos manu factured by "STEINWAY & SONS," viz. :
ONE PIANO EVERY WORKING HOUR!
TEN PIANOS EVERY DAY!!
And the amount of their sales are nearly double those of the next largest manufacturer in America, and exceed those of the Twelve next largest Piano manu facturers in New York combined.
EVERY PIANO WARRANTED FOR FIVE YEARS. STEINWAY & SONS,
Warerooms First Floor of Steinway Hall, 109 and 111 East Fourteenth Street, New York.
Illustrated Catalogues, fully describing and showing the external appearance of each style of Grand, Square and Upright Piano manufactured by Steinway & Sons, mailed free on application
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