Edwards' annual directory to the inhabitants, institutions, incorporated companies, business, business firms, manufacturing establishments, etc., in the city of Saint Louis
"Patronize Polack."

The above is the heading of the advertisement of Polaek,"The
Live Clothier," of St. Louis. From the large stock of clothing always
to be found at his store, on the southeast corner of Fourth and Olive
streets, may be found articles of derss for men, boys and youths' wear.
His goods for general neatness, style of fashion, elegance of fit, durability
of material and cheapness, cannot be excelled in the city.

Platt & Thornburgh.

H. s.south Platt, and RobertThornburgh, compose the firm of Paltt &
Thornburgh , druggists and dealers in paints, oils, window glass,
brushes, white lead, colors, both dry and in olis, and every other article
pertaining to this branch of business. Their store is situated on the south-
east corner of Seventh street and Franklin avenue. The apartment is
very large, and the firm transact a heavy and profitable business. Fair
and liberal dealing characterize the transactions of this firm.

Globe Mutual Life Insurance Company Of New York.

This life insurance company has a capital of $1,171,193 56. The
officer are PlinyFreeman, , president ; LoringAndrws, and Jno. A.
Hardinburgh, , vice presidents , and H. C.Freeman, , secretary . This is
one of the soundest institutions of the country—reliable, and deserving
of the confidence of the public. Its manager , in St. Louis, is Wm. A.
Brawner, , Esq., a genetleman highly qualified for the situation he holds,
and well representing the interests ofthe company for whom he acts.
This company is one of the msot successful in existence, its growth
having been unparalleled. In avoiidin the errors of older companies,
it has adopted many substaintail improvemtns. It issues all kinds of
policies, non-forfeitable, and its premiums are paid in cash; its dividents
and losses are paid in cash likewise. The office of the company in this
city is at No. 317 Olive street.

Curts & Co.

The Empire Saw Works of Curtis & Co.company are on Main street, above
Florida, and the warerooms, 117 Vine street. The saws and mandrels
of this firm have taken premiums at the first and last fairs of the St.
Louis Agricultural and Mechanical Association, and right worthily were
the compliments bestowed. The works were established in 1854, and
every descriptio of patent ground and warranted cast steel saws are
manufactured from the best refined cast steel; also mandrels, Barlow's
and Stone's patent saw gummers, rubber and leather belting, files, etc.,
etc. The works of this firm are very extensive, and worthy a visit, and
still more worthy the patronage of the public.