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BEDFORD GAZETTE, j
B. F. MEYERS, EDITOR.
FillSAYi SEPTEMBER 15, 1665
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COL. W. W. H. DAVIS,
Of Bucks County.
f: L'T. COL. J. P. LINTON,
Of Cambria County.
A. J. COLBORN, Somerset Co.,
GEORGE A. SMITII, Fulton Co.
I>l STRICT ATTORNW,
JOHN I'AI.MFTi, Bedford Borough.
W. G. EICHOLTZ, S. Woodberry.
GEORGE MARDORFF, Bedford Bor.
COUNTY SURVEYOR, j
P DONAHOE, Southampton.
I. KENSIXGER, Liberty.
XI. S. BITCHEY, Snake Spring.
FCOR DIRECTOR, 3 years,
D. K. ANDERSON, C. Valley.
POOR DIRECTOR, 2 years,
SAM PEL BECKLEY, St. Clair.
JAMES MA-TTIN&LY-, Londonderry.
JOHN FILLER, K. Providence. !
Will You Endorse Stanton?
It cannot be denied that Edwin A. £tar>
ton, Secretary of War, is justly chargeable
with the long detention of our prisoners in
the Southern stockades, he having ret used
persistently to exchange them, on the ground
that the rebels would not exchange whites
tor negroes. Thus, on account of Stanton'e
whim in regard to the status ot the negro,
thousands of the unfortunate braves who
fell into the hands of the rebels, perished
in the prisons of the South. This is sub
stantiated by -Mr. J. H. Browne, the cor
respondent of the X. A. Tribune , who was,
himself, a prisoner at Andersonville, and
who has always been an ardent "Republi
can.'' In a letter dated August 8, 1865,
Mr. Browne uses the following emphatic
language: "That they (the Union pris
oners at the South) were not saved, is One
alone to Mr. Edictn M. 'Stanton's peculiar
policy and dogged obstinacy ; and, as I
have remarked before, -HE IS UNQUES
TIONABLY THE DIGGER OE THE
UNNAMED GRAVES THAT CROWD
THE VICINITY OF EVERY SOUTH
ERN PRISON, WITH HISTORIC
AN D NEV ER-TO-BE-FORGOTTEX
HORRORS." This monster, who held in
so light esteem the lives of the men who
were flighting to save lus very neck, lias
been endorsed in the most unequivocal
manner by the late Abolition State Con
vention. The resolution of approval of his
official conduct is as follows :
Resolved, That wsuweognize in Edwin M. Star. ■. the
preseDt honest and able bead of the Department of War,
a public servant who has deserved well of Iris country and
has borne himself no clear in his great office as te merit
the earnest gratitude of all loyal men; and wo tender to
him and to his distinguished colleagues in tiie Cabinet,
our thanks for their valuable services in the use of liber
ty and law.— See Bedford Inquirer, Aug. 25.
Now, it is plain, tJiat every vote cast for
the Abolition State ticket, at rite coming
flection, an approval of Stanton's con
duct in refusing to exchange prisoners.
Are you quite prepared to do that, fellow
citizens ? Arc you entirely willing to say,
with the Abolition leaders who passed the
oregoing resolution, that the man who
might have saved live prisoners at Ander
sonville, but who permitted them to sink
into nameless graves, "merits the earnest
gratitude of all loyal men ?" Remember,
it you vote for Hartranft and Campbell,
you give your endorsement to Stanton, and
declare to the world, that yoa approve of
>hc policy by which thousands of the brave
Idiers of the Union were doomed to fear-'
Jul privation, horrible suffering and nn-!
timely death. How can you do it V
Remember tiie one-handed veteran, Col. W.
\V. H. DAVIS, who heads the Democratic
State Ticket. That hand-less right arm, 1
which struck so vigorously for the tlag un-j
der which you fought, appeals to you now I i
Remember Col. Linton, covered with scars j
received in the service of his country. — j
These men were neither holiday soldiers, j
nor hangmen; they are true and tried de-j
tenders of the stars and stripes. Fall into
line, boys, and give them a hearty support.
That a Democratic victory in Pennsylvania. I
at this crisis, !7isy be worth to us what we were :
Aeated out cf last fall, a Dem>icraftc President
Andv Johnson must be sustained i j what la
has done to overturn hw themes A t:.r> gad- ;
Cessna vs. Cessna.
la order to show the complete political
tergiversation of the present Chairman of
the Abolition State Committee, we have but
to refer to the series of resolutions in his
own hand-writing, presented at a Democrat
ic meeting, held in the Court House, in this
place, in September, 1861, and compare
them with one of the principal planks in
the platform upon which he and his candi
dates now stand. We have, in our posses
sion, the following resolutions, in the verita
ble caligraphy of John Cessna, and any
person wishing to see these curiosities, can
do so by calling at our office:
"Rtsilved. That we hereby approve, endurdc aini rati
fy the platform of Democratic pncciplea adopted by our
late' County Conventdoo a-ud cordially recommend the tick
et nominated fey t!hat convention to the support of the
people." [Mem. John was en the ticket himself, that
•'Resolved. That the civil war, by which our country ia
at present distracted, is the natural ofl'springof misguided
sectionalism, engendered fey fanatical agitators, North as
well as South, and that the Democratic party have equal
ly opposed the extremisUftf both sections, and having, at
all times, realously contended for the administration of the
General Government, within its constitutional limits, that
party is ir. no way responsible for calamities that have re
sulted from a departure froui its doctrines and a disregard
of its warning and t*dvie.
"Resolved. That the following resolution of the Hon.
.lohn J. Crittenden, of Kentucky, lately introduced into
Congress by him and adopted almost unanimously by that
body so far as<itrd}j>fess to the objects of the war, meets
with the approbation of the Democracy of Bedford coun
ty : Resolved, that the present civil wur has been forced
■on us by the dwuniocists of the Southern States now in
rebellion against the Government of the United States ;
that in this national emergency, Congress, banishing all
feelings of passion and resentment, will recollect only their
duty to their country, that the war is uot waged for con
quest or subjugation, or interfering with the rights or es
tablished institutions of the states, but to maintain and
defend the supremacy of the Constitution, with all the
dignity, equality and rights of the several stales under it
unimpaired, ami that as soon aB these objects shall be ac
complished the war ought to cease."
Ilere itr.ill be seen that the present chair
man of the Abolition State Committee, com
pletely exonerates the Democracy from all
responsibility in connection with the origin
■of the war, and that he blames our nation
al troubles wholly upon "fanatical agitators,
North as well as South," meaning the very
-Abolition leaders with whom he at present
consorts. But how does the Crittenden
doctrine which John Cessna so strongly en
dorsed and which declared the war not to
be for conquest or subjugation, but merely
for the restoration of the authority of the
Constitution, tally with the fourth resolu
tion in the present Abolition State Platform ?
That resolution declares,
"That, having conquered the rebellious states, they
should be HELD IX SL'BJI QATIOX. and the treatment
they are te receive, and the laws which arc to govern them,
should be referred to the law-making power of the nation,
to which they legitimately belong."
Observe the sharp and direct antagonism
between the Crittenden resolution and this
fourth plank in the Abolition Platform. The
former says that the war is not for conquest
or subjugation. The latter declares that the
"rebellious states have been conquered" and
"should be held in subjugation ." There
fore, John Cessna, in order to stand upon
the present Abolition platform, is compelled
to face in an exactly opposite direction from
that in which he looked in September, 1861.
Now, as to the consistency of such a man
and his claims to the confidence of the pub
lic, we leave the reader to make up his own
The Defaulting Collector.
The story of the boy who caught the
wasp, exclaiming "Zip, 1 got you!" and as
quickly, "Zip, ] let you go again!" is beau
tifully exemplified by the dashing stvle in
which the Bedford Inquirer pitched into
the Democracy, 011 the county debt ques
tion, and the hasty manner in which it tried
to extricate itself from the dilemma into
which its rashness led it to plunge. Hav
ing been branded as a DEFAULTER TO
THE COUNTY, the senior editor of that
sheet, makes haste to shelter himself under
the coat-tails of his father-in-law, Thomas
' Johnston, to whom, lie says, he gave his
duplicate when lie left Woodbcrry. But it
makes no difference to the creditors of the
county, who is the deputy of the collector
for Middle Wood berry township. JOSEPH
R. DURBORROW is responsible for the
acts of his agent, Thomas Johnston, and
he (not Thomas Johnston) now owes the
county G6. He (lares not deny that
i he is responsible to the county for this sum.
Let him do so, and a writ of Jieri facias
; will make him tell another tale mighty quick.
Hartranft and Mrs. Snrratt.
Gen. Sherman said, in a recent speech at
St. Louis, that the true soldier was no han<r
: man. Sherman can't have a very high o
pinion of Hartranft, who had charge of the
hanging of Mrs. §urratt. What makes the
matter so much the worse for Hartranft, is
! the Tact that he sent a letter to President
Johnson, avowing his belief in the inno
cence of Mrs. fcjurratt, and yet, afterward,
acted as her executioner. A true soldier
would have resigned rather than he would
have done an act of such bloody inconsist
Remember that SATURDAY", Sept. 30, j
is the last day on which you oan be legally '
assessed as a voter at the coming election.
Be sure to have your own name and those'
of all Democrats, upon the Duplicate of'
the Assessor of your district, on o. before
ADMITTED.—J A. Marchand, Esq., of the
Bar, was admitted, last week, to
:it ractice of !u\v in the several courts of this
county Mr. Marchand is a young antu of.
how uti.itise and uvservts
The REPUBLICAN or UNION PARTY
in the following States have passed resolutions
in favor of allowing NEGROES to vote :
MASSACHUSETTS, I MINNESOTA,
KIIOETE ISLAND, | IOWA.
The Republicans of PENNSYLVANIA,
through their County Conventions, have decla
red in favor of "Universal Suffrage'* in the fol
lowing named counties:
CRAWFORD, | NORTHAMPTON,
SUSQUEHANNA, | UNION.
The following named Republican newspa
pers have declared in favor of "Universal Suf
frage"—advocating either a change of the State
or Federal Constitutions."
1 Press , Philadelphia city.
2 Gazette , Pittsburg, Allegheny county.
3 Commei cial, " " "
4 Dispatch, " " "
5 Telrgraph, Harrisburg, Dauphin county.
G Examiner, Lancaster, Lancaster county.
7 Record , Reading, Berks county.
8 Democrat , Kittanning, Armstrong co.
9 JHleghanian, Ebensburg, Cambria county.
10 Reporter, Towanda, Bradford county.
] 1 Dispatch , Mercer, Mercer county.
12 Gazette, Sunbury, Northumberland co.
13 American, Danville, Montour county.
1+ Herald, Norristown, Montgomery county.
15 Heraldic Whig, Somerset, Somerset co.
1G Western Jldvocuir, Greene co.
17 Tribune, Johnstown, Cambria co.
18 Reporter 4" Tribune, Washington co.
19 Miner's Journal, Pottsville, Schuylkill CO.
20 Village Record, Westchester, Chester co.
21 American Republican, Chester co.
-yThe foregoing we copy from the Harris
burg Patriot 4' Union , and add to the above
list of Abolition papers which have openly ad
vocated Negro Sutfrage, the Bedford Inquirer,
giving as our proof the following extract from
the Inquirer, of June 2:
"JVOWJ to be plain, we know several dozen of
colored men that we would sooner see march to
the ballot box and cast their ballots than an t
e/ual number of Copperheads we can name."
Wirz and his Confederate.
If half that is testified to against Wirz be
true, he richly deserves hanging. Rut as Wirz
j could not have abused and murdered the Union
j soldiers who were prisoners of war in his charge,
, if Secretary Stanton had consented to exchange
: them, Stanton ought to be tried as a conspirator
; with Wirz and be condemned and punished with
i him. It is quite clear that to every barbarity
I practiced against our men by Wirz, Secretary
: Stanton was an accessary before the fact and he
| should be held responsible accordingly. Had
the poor fellows, *ome of whom were shot and
others starved to death in Southern prisons,
| been promptly exchanged, they would have es-
I caped the terrible tortures to which they were
| subjected. Hut it is notorious that Mr. Stan
ton obstinately resisted all overtures and ap
peals to effect arrangements for the release of
I the national soldiers captured by the rebels and
I that he sought to justify Ids inhuman conduct
in this matter by saying that he would not agree
to exchange "fat men for skeletons." Even
if this alleged difference in the physical condi
tion of the prisoners taken on both sides, had
I really existed, it would not have furnished any
| warrant for the heartless policy adopted by Mr.
j Stanton. Hut the truth is, that Stanton first
! allowed the Union soldiers to remain in captiv
ity until they were reduced to "skeletons" by
cruel usage, and then made the iufirm and dy
ing conditions, to which we had suffered them
to be brought, the chief ground of his refusal
to rescue them by exchange from their wretch
ed situation. All who have read the testimony
j against Wirz must regard him as a rare mon
! ster, whose crimes totally shut him out from
! human sympathy, though he is not a whit more
I culpable and odious than the unfeeling fiend,
I who, as the head of the national War Depart
| ment, virtually acted as his confederate, by
| putting it in his power to torture and destroy
I hundreds of the brave defenders of the nation.—
Speech of President Johnson.
It is with pleasure that we publish the an
nexed speech of President Johnson, to adelega
j lion of Southern gentlemen who called upon
! him, on Monday last. It has a very strong
| Democratic tendency. We hope the Bedford
! Inquirer will not forget to publish it. Mr.
McFarland, of Virginia, having addressed His
Excellency, his speech elicited the following
REPLY OF THE PRESIDENT.
The President, in reply, expressed his sur
prise at receiving so large a number of gentle
men from the South. He had no idea that
I so many persons would call upon him when he
consented to this interview. He could not
command language sufficiently to express the
deep gratification he felt at the visit and at the
patriotic remarks of the speaker who had just
retired. lie sp ike of his antecedent position
before the civil war. He had urged his South
ern brethern to remain in the Union and then
contend for their Constitutional rights. He
felt it was their only safety and protection. He
had always been for the recognition of all the
Constitutional rights of the slave-owning States
and believed tbey could have been preserved
in the Union, if the issue had been made in
the forum instead of in the field. lie himself,
had been a slaveholder, but he had made up
his mind that if the issue ever narrowed itself
down to the question of Union or slavery that
slavery must go and the Union be saved. He j
had confidence in the expression just uttered of
devotion to the restoration of the Union, and j
the professions of loyalty so generally evidenc- j
ed, and he was assured that the disposition j
was to aid in building up the waste places of
the South, and restoring peace, happiness, j
good-will, and Union.
He did not believe the sensation letter wri
ters and editors who were endeavoring to ere- |
ate the impression that there exists in the South |
disaffection and dissatisfaction, for the presence j
of so many eminent and distinguished gentle- j
men, representing such u large constituency
fullv disproved the fact, and gave the lie to j
their penitent and malignant utterances. He I
had confidence in the professions of the people |
of the South, and of their purpose to lestore j
the Union upon the principles of the Constitu- '
tion; and he hoped and believed they were !
ready to come up aud rally around the Union
and the Constitution.
The feud that existed was in a family circle, :
and the ties of friendship, now it had ended,
he ?ruted would be stronger and more endur- j
... ev : The mission of this great peo
ple is a iarii and Loiv one. an-i in the Union '
only could the purposes of its people and free
government bo administered.
The President referred to the existing condi
tion of public affairs, and the gratifying and
patriotic evidences presented to him of an early
restoration of fraternity lietween the different
sections of the Union, and tlie good to follow
this peaceful state of affairs; and in conclusion
expressed the hope that men thoroughly loyal
would be elected to congress, in order that the
South might be again admitted to the councils
of the nation. The remarks of the President
were frequently interrupted by applause, and all
seemed highly gratitiod by the interview.
This county has come up on the soldier
question. It is well known that the two can
didates for State officers have been soldiers,
and the following list shows that the Democra
cy of Beaver have not overlooked the rank
and tile of the army. Here is the ticket: For
Assembly, Lieut. Col. J. Adams Vera, of New
Brighton, late ofl3dth l'enna, volunteers. For
Treasurer, Lieut. Jackson Boggs, late of 136 th
l'enna. volunteers. For District Attorney,
Capt. James J. Conway, of Economy, late of
130tli Pa. volunteers. For Commissioner,
Sergeant Shipfnan N. Douthitt, of Chippewa,
late of 100 th Pa. volunteers. For County
Surveyor, Private George Smith, Borough, late
of the 9th Pa. volunteers. For Poor House
Director, Private Win. Bennett, of New Brigh
ton, late of 9th Pa. volunteers. For Auditor,
Corp. Thomas Borough, late of 110 th
Pa. volunteers. For Coroner, Private Alex.
Flanigan, of Greene, late of 110 th Pa. volun
This is as good a Soldier's ticket as they
generally make, and we congratulate, our
Beaver co. Democratic brethern that they have
recognized the merits of the rank and file by
nominating non-commissioned officers and pri
vates as well as those authorized to wear
shoulder straps as soldiers. There was as much
merit circled in the boys who, in private's dres?
said "stand up, boys." as in those who, behind
them, said "go in." Let the privates and non
commissioned officers have a chance.
"Facts are Stubborn Things,"
After serving faithfully three years and three
months in the aruiy and losing his right hand
in battle, the Pittsburg Gazette, of the 28th
ult., has the unpardonable impudence to say
that Col. Davis "had neither the gallantry" or
patriotism to re-enlist in 1864-5." Had Col.
Campbell, the Republican nominee, the "gal
lantry and patriotism to re-enlist in 186-1-5 ?"
We tind he was mustered out September 3,
1864, one month before Col. Davis, who was
mustered out Oct. 1, 18G4, and although Col.
Campbell was not disabled by any wounds, he
did not re-enlist. If the Gazette's logic is cor
rect, therefore Col. Campbell has less "gallan
try and patriotism" than Col. Davis.
Three-fourths ol the 104 th regiment did not
re-enlist, consequently Colonel Davis could not
re-enlist as an officer, and his loss of a hand
made hirn unfit for a private soldier. The
54ih regiment did re-enlist, (Lieut. Col. Linton
was not mustered out till Feb. 6, 1865,) but
Co!. Campbell did not re-enlist as its command
er, nor as a private soldier. The Gazette find
better "dry up" on the "patriotism" q lestion,
and confine itself to its advocacy of the ''rights"
of the negroes — Ebenaburg Democrat.
Be Warned in Time:
The Republicans are calculating upon the
apathy of the Democracy, with the hope that
by constant and unceasing efforts, individually
and otherwise, they may steal a march on us
anf thus carry their point. DEMOCRATS, AROUSE'
The campaign will be short—let it be a \igui
ous one. Lot each and all be vigilant and ac
tive. Remember what there is at stake. TAXES
are crushing the people, and they are threaten
ed with social and political degradation. Re
collect then, and let it nerve you to the work,
that , every vote withheld from the Democratic
ticket, as well as every vote given to the Abo
lition ticket, is a vote in favor of CONTINUED
EXTRAVAGANCE and onerous TAXATION, and in
favor of NEGRO SUFFRAGE and NEGRO
EQUALITY. Rear this in mind, and KEEP
IT REFOItE THE PEOPLE!— Clinton Dem>
Minnesota Abolition Convention.
ANDY JOHNSON READ OUT OF THE PARTY!
ST. PAUL, September G. —The Republican
State Convention after nominating George W.
R. Marshall for Governor and Hon. T. H
Armstrong for Lieutenant Governor, passed
resolutions affirming that neither man's color,
race, nor birth place, takes away his political
rights; that no portion of oir subjects shall re
main degraded and ignorant; that this nation
shall not allow the Imperial Government of
Maximilian to rule in Mexico; and demanding
that our Government force the withdrawal of
the invaders of Mexico. A resolution approv
ing of President Johnson's military and civil
course was voted down.
SHODDY GONE UP IN IOWA. —The soldiers
aftd the Democracy of lowa, wifh their candi
date, Ren(pn, are bound to carry the State a
gainst the negro suffrage candidate of the- lie
publicans, Judge Stone The Soldier'b conven
tion numbered 350 members—all soldiers and
many of them wounded. Tliree delegates
only withdrew, because Stone was not endors
ed, viz: one commissary and two quartermas
ter's clerks, who are known to the soldiers as
"sow bellies." These three held a Stone meet
ing and endorsed their negro suffrage candidate.
It was a bad move for the Republicans of lowa
to put their candidate on the black platform,
directly and openly. They should have been
shrewd, like their Pennsylvania brethern, and
so constructed their platform as to mean one
thing or another. Had the lowa Repubs a
platform like the Cameron gutta perchaarrange
ment, they could, if successful, declare that it
was an endorsement of negro "rights' and "uni
versal suffrage;" and if defeated, they could as
easily deny that they were whipped on the black
isaie. They ueod a Simon out in the western
edition of Massachusetts, to say "vvig-v.ag"
for them. — Patriot $ Union..
llow SINCULAR. —How strange it is that,the
inen who arc so eager to tear down the distinc
tion between the whites and blacks, and make
them all equal at the ballot-box, are at work
with equal persistency to build up distinctions
between rich and poor. To this end the reve
nue and tax laws are so arranged that while
the farmers and mechanics are taxed on all
they produce, the bondholders are exempted
from bearing their share of the expenses of the
Civil Reconstruction in Mississippi--Let
ter from the President to Governor
Sharkey.—'the Southern People to be
Trusted in the work of Restoration.
NEW OKLLANS, September 7th —-A sj>eei:*l
despatch from Jackson, Mississippi, to the Time*
of this city, says General Slucum, has recall* d
his order opposing General Sharkey's call for
Governor Sharkey publishes (he following
Ii is believed there can be organized in each
county a force of militia to preserve order and
enforce the civil authorities ot the State, and ol
the United States, which would enable the Fed
eral Government to reduce the army, and with
draw, to a great extent, the forces from the
State, thereby reducing the enormous expenses
of the government.
If there was any danger from an organization
of the citizens for the purpose indicated, the
military arc tiiere to suppress, on the liist ap
pearance, any move insurrectionary in its char
acter. One great object is to induce t he people
to come forward in defense of the State and
Federal Government. Gen- Washington declar
ed that the people, or the militia, was the arm
of the Constitution, or the arm of the United
States, and, as soon as it is practicable, the o
iiginal design of the government should be re-
! suraed under the principles of the great charter
; of freedom, handed down to the people by the
j founder of the republic. The people must be
trusted with their government, and if trusted,
j my opinion is, that tliey will act in good faith,
1 and restore their former constitutional rela
; lions with ail the States composing the Union.
The tnnin object of Major Gen. Carl Schurz's
i mission to the South was to aid, as much as
practicable, in carrying out the policy adopted
by tbe government for restoring the Stales to
i their former relations with the federal govern
ment. It l* hoped such aid has been given.—
j The proclamation authorizing the restoration
i of State government requires the military to
1 aid the provisional governor in the perform
ance of his duty as prescribed in the prociuma
' tion, and in no mannm* to interfere or throw
i impediments in the way of the consummation
ol the object of his appointment, at least with
! out advising the govern me m of the intended in
(Signed) ANDREW JOHNSON.
JACKSON, Sept. tj.—The U. S. troops are ar
riving here, preparatory to the evacuation of the
State- The people rejoice at the idea of the rea
i toration of civil authority.
The Ohio Democracy seem to be closing their
ranks for a vigorous fight. Hon. Chilton A.
White, the nominee of the petty State Sover
eignty Convention for Lieutenant Governor,
has written a letter declaring that the nomina
tion was made without his knowledge, consent
jor approbation. He adheres to tbe regular
Democratic party and supports its representa
tives as designated by the Convention which
met at Columbus on the 24th ult., whereat
| Gen. Geo. W. Morgan was made the standard
-1 bearer of the party for Governor.
NEW YORK STATE CONVENTION. —The Demo
cratic Convention of the State of New York
: has made the following nominations: For Sec-
I retary of State, Major General Slocum; for
i Comptroller, Cucius llobinson; for State Engin
eer, S- 11. Sweet; for Canal Commissioner. C.
H. Armstrong; for Attorney General, John
1 Van Buren; for State Treasurer, M. K. Pat
j rick; for State Prison Inspector, Col. McNett.
The resolutions adopted declare "that the
! past history of the Democratic party is to be
found in the proudest records on the country,"
that they congratulate the people on the terniin
i ation of civil war and the return of peace;
•'thutas the first fruits of this triumph the
people demand the subordination of military
to civil rule, the restitution of the authority
of the courts, and the recognition of theequal
. ity of the States; that we regard all efforts, ei
; ther by prolonging military rule, by denying
the right of representation to States in order to
; compel them to adopt negro equality or negro
; suffrage as an element of their constitutions,
i as tending to delay and prevent 'the pacifica
tion of the country, and to subvert the princi
ples of the governtment and endanger the lib
erties of the people: "approve of President John
' son's plan of restoration; recognize the obliga
, tions by which the whole resources ofthe coun
try are pleged to the payment of the national
i debt; return thanks to the soldiers and sailors,
[ reaffirm the Monroe doctrine, and resolve "the
; frank and generous acceptance by the southern
j people of the condition in which tLey have been
: left by the recent war, including the abandon
ment of slavery, removes the main difficulties
I in the way of the restoration of .•imicabie feel
; ing among the States; and that it should be met
on the part of the Federal government in a
spirit of conciliation and kindness."
GEN. SLOCI M'S NOMINATION.—A question AS
to whether General Slocnrn, now commanding
in Mississippi, will accept the Democratic nom
ination for Secretary of State in New York,
seems to be sot at rest by the Albany Argus,
which states that his nomination was not made
until after a very frank expression made by
him in a letter of concurrence in the Democrat
ic policy, and a declaration that if nominated
he would resign his command ir. the army to
meet, if necessary, the exigences of the canvas.
Thi6 would eeein to dispose of a statement ir.
the Syracuse Journal, republican, that lie de
clined the nomination
GSrA new disease is described minutely by
■ the N. Y. Commercial. The first symptoms
are thus set forth They are itchmgs of the
palm, especially when the patient is in the act
of handling other people s money, an excite
ment of the bump of secretiveness to an alar
ming degree; a desire for solitude, especially on
being inocculated with the virus; a lass of mem
ory when questioned respecting certain little
discrepancies; n tendency to commit errors in
striking balances, and the desire to change the
appearance of certain figures in bank and ac
count hooks. There are other symptoms of
this disease, but we have named sutßcient to en
ablo the "Court physician*' to make out a very
A premonitory symptom of the above dis
ease, is Union Leaguetsra and excessive "loy
coiored people of St. Louis intend
holding a convention to demand, among other
things, the right of sutfrage and the right
to ride in passenger railway car-.
ear Van Amburg's chariot broke through a
bridge in Western Pennsylvania;, and two men
and three horses w°re killed.
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i tried remedy , they bave been used and tested in tb P
| United States for thirty years, and are relied u-- .
by bundled* of thousands of families as ..'.most their
sole medicine when sick- No care or expense
spared in their pieparation, and it is certainly true
when I assert that no King can have a medicine s■>
fer or surer than Brandreth's Pills.
' hey produce a good effect upon disease al mo .
immediately they are taken. By some wonderful
| power, perhaps el-rtric or nervous influence, the
i progress of diseased action is arrested; where watcf
I fulness-and pain have been present, the system be
! comes quieter, and the patient socn obtains refi es b
! ing sleep.
The genuine BRANDRETH PiLL BOXhasupo-,
it a UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT SI'AMp
with B. BRANDRETH in white letters in the same
The undersigned auditor appointed by tba Or
pbans'Court of Bedford county, to make dis'nbu
j tion of tbe funds in the hands of Isaac Darr, admin
j istr-stor with the will annexed, of tbe estate of John
j Darr, late ot Juniata township, deceased, will „ t .
I tend to the duties of his appointment at bis office
in Bedford, on Saturday, the 30th dav day of Sen.'
tember, inst., when and where all parties intere*
ed can attend if they think proper.
E. M. ALSIP, Auditor.
1 September 15, 1565.
| All peisons are hereby cautioned against harbor
ing, or trusting, rny wile, Ann Maria Mitchell, she
having left my bed and board without just cause or
provocation, as I am determined not to pay aov
debts of her contracting.
! JOSEPH MITCHELL.
S. ptember 15, 1905.'
| The subrciibers having aold their entire stock of
j goods to Mr. Richard Langdon, who will continue
j 'be business at the old stand, notice is hereby giv en
1 that the books of the firm are now ready for settle
; rnent. All notes and book accounts pertaining to
, the business of the firm, must be settled on, or be
fore, the first day of December next, otherwise
; they wilt be placed in the hands of an officer for
j collection. Also, all notes and accounts of tbe firm
' of States \ Co., must be settled by the same time
; or they will be similarly disposed of.
STATES kc STECKMAN.
STATES & CO.
Bloody Hun, Sept. 15—tDl.
NANCY A. FRY,] In the Court of Common Pleas
by her next friend | for fhe county of Bedford, No.
PHILIP RUOADS, J. 78, Nov. Term, 1862, Piu. Sib-'
vs. | poena in Libel for Divoice.
: JEREMIAH FRY. J
And how, September 4, 18G5,
the Court, on motion of G. H. Span?, Esq., attor
ney for the above named Nancy A. Fry, tbe above
named libellant, grant a rule on the above named
Jeremiab Fry, the respondeat in tbe above case, to
show cause why a divorce a vi/iculo matrimoriu
should cot be decieed. The said rule returnable on
Monday, the 20th day of November, 1865, at 10
o'clock, A. M.
O. E. SHANNON, Pnth'y.
Attest—JOHN AcDSTAar, Sheriff.
Sheriff's office, Bedford, Sept. 13. 1865.
Same i No. 78, Nov. Term, 1562, Pluries Sub
vj L poena in Libel for Divorce, issued to
Same } Nov. Term, 1865, itc.' Sept. -4, 1565,
on motion, £. M. Alsip appointed commissioner to
take testimony, find facts, and make return to said
Court at next term, Nov. 20, 1565.
To Jereruiah Try and all parties interested.
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned com
missioner, appointed as above stated, will attend to
the duties of bis said appointment at his office, in
Bedford, on Saturday, tbe 1-ttn day of Octobei, A.
D. 1565, when and where you may aUenii if you
i think proper,
E. M. ALSIP. Commissioner.
September 15, 1865.
OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE.
The subscriber, executor of the last will and
testament of Jacob Snowberger, Late of Middle
VVoodberry township, dee'd., will offer for sale on
j the premists, in said township, on
Saturday, the 7th day of October, next,
the following real estate, viz: THE MANSION
( PLACE ol said deceased, adjoining lands of John
| Eshelnian, David Beyer and others, containing 97
acres and 70 perches, of good limestone land, neat
j measure. The land lies about one mile north of
the town of YVtcdberry. About 75 acres of the
, land are cleared and in a high state of cultivation,
i the balance is well timbered. The other improve
ments are two log frame dwelling bouses, bank
barn with Wagon shed, and ether out-buildings, and
a well 28 feet deep of good limestone water near
j the door.
Also—a tract of timber land in the same town
ship, adjoining lands of David boyer, David Leidjr
and others, containing about 5 acres and 17 perches.
Also—one other tract of land situate about one
mile east of YVoodberry, adjoining lands ef Jacob
S.Brown, John Keith a:d others, containing 11
acres and 121 perches, with a good log dwelling
house and barn stable thereon eree'ed, a spring of
never-tailing water rises near the house.
Sale will commence at one o'clock of sail day
when the terms will he made known.
JOHN B. REPLOGLE, Ex'r.
September 8- - 4t
T. Mm LV\€II
Oilers to the public and dealers, a large sto'-k of well
grown fruit trees consisting of APPLE TREES 6 to
10 leet higb, PEAR, standard and dwarf, PLCM,
CHERRY, APRICOT, NECTARINES, QUINCES,
GRAPES ot all the desirable kinds, CHERRY CL'R
RAN T and other fine varieties, GOOSEBERRIES,
SPANISH CHESTNUT, ENGLISH WALNUT,
I SHADE t ORNAMENTAL FLOWERING TREES,
I Evergreen trees, Shrubs and Vines in variety, Hon
eysuckles of all kinds, Hardy perpetual blooming
Hoses, Flowering Shrub*, Dahlias, Fancy varieties.
Fuchsias, Chrysanthemums, Ac.
Upwards of l£o,ooo trees are now on the grounds,
thritty and healthy. Great inducements are ottered
to those intending to plant largely, or those buying
to sell again, especially ot apple.
Catalogues sent free to those applying
Persons at a distance w.ll please write for further
wanted to sell trees. Good wages
, pa>d- [Sept- S—Dm.
taken up trespassing upon the premises of the
| subscriber, in Pattonsvilia, some weeks ago, a red
and white spotted Steer, about 18 months old, no
| marks perceptible. The owner is requested to
j come, prove property, pay charges and take hiai a
: way or he will be disposed of according to law.
THE MASON & HAMLIN CABINET ORGANS,
torty ditferent styles, adapted to sacred andsecuDr
music, lor SBO to S6OO eaeh. THIRTY-FIVE GOLD
or SILVER MEDALS, or other premiums awarded
them. Illustrated Catalogues free. Address,
ERS, NEW YORK. [Sept. 8— ly.
Notice is hereby given to all whom it may con
cern, that my wife, PKEBF MCCAUUEV, having left
my bed and board without cause or piovocation, I
will not pay any debts of her contacting, and all
persons ara warned against harboring her on my
account, GEORGE S. MCCAULEY.
Middle Vosdbrrry tp, Sept B—?t.