The Bedford gazette. (Bedford, Pa.) 1805-current, January 05, 1866, Image 2

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How persistent has been the erv of
the "Republican'* politicians, that the
Southern people are still rebellious, that
they treat the "freedmen" with cru
elty, that they are unfit to govern
themselves, and that, therefore, they
should not be permitted to exercise the
rights and privileges of citizens of the
United States, every reader of "Repub
lican" newspapers, and every li>tener
to "Republican" stump speeches, is
abundantly able to testify. Misrepre
sentation of the conduct of the people
of the late rebellious States, was the
only stock in trade left upon the empty
shelves of the Republican office-jobbers,
and they seemed determined to make
the most of it. "Bleeding Kansas"
had emptied its veins long ago; John
Brown's soul stopped in its onward
march, having evidently got on its
"last legs;" Booth and the "conspira
tors" were done with; Werze was
hung; Jeff Davis ceased to la* a sensa
tion; and the whole "Republican" plat
form broke down, so that the office
hunters of the "party of the Union"
had nothing left to stand upon except
the plank of misrepresentation. Mean
while "Copperheadism" ("so-culled,"
a- Bill Arp hath it) was rampant from
Maine to Louisiana and from New Jer
sey to California. Yielding not a jot
or tittle of its principles, consistent in
spite of bastiies, exile and death, emerg
ing intact from the storm of civil war,
its banner defiantly thing to the breeze,
Democracy stood ready to give battle to
its disorganized and demoralized ene
my. But, on tne common ground of
misrepresentation, the foe temporarily
rallied, and at one time it seemed as
though it would be as favorable a posi
tion for hi mas Kansas, or John Brown's
grave, or Mrs. Surratt's gallows. Soon,
however, it was plain that the ground
was untenable. Siege was laid to it by
the Democratic forces, and the batteries
of truth made horrid breaches in the
hastily constructed works of the Abo
litionists. The siege progressed finely
and the position of the enemy was reg
ularly invested, when the Commander
in-chief, President Johnson himself,
accompanied by (ion. Grant, arrived
upon the field and assisted in manning
the guns of the Democratic canoniers.
They tnrew hot snot unuureeK n.cmo
the Abolition fort, causing Sumner to
bellow like all the hulls of Bashan and
Stevens to howl like a wolf cheated of
his prey. To drop the figure, the false-1
hoods in regard to the feelings and dis
position of the Southern people, resort
ed to by politicians of the baser sort,
for the purpose of excluding the South -
era members of Congress from the seat
to which they are duly and lawfully
chosen, have been openly and fully con
tradicted and exposed by President
Johnson and Gen. Grant. The former
in a special message to the Senate and the
latter in a report to the President (both
of which will be found in another col
umn) clearly prove that all charges of j
continued disloyalty against the South
ern people, or of cruelty, on their part,
toward the negroes, are base and mali
cious inventions. At last have the
knaves who have lived by this sort of
trickery been put to shame. At last
does truth seem to be vindicated. May
the good work go bravely on!
Congress is about to force Negro Suf
frage upon the people of the District of
Columbia. In view of this purpose on
the part of the Abolition leaders, the
Mayor and authorities of Washington
city, authorized an election to be held
to ascertain the sentiments of the peo
ple upon the subject. The election was
held anil the result was, seventy-Jive per
sons voted for Negro Suffrage and seven
thousand against it. But the will of
the people will not be regarded by the
revolutionary cabal which legislates for
us at the federal capital. They com
menced the Abolition of slavery in the
District of Columbia, and by a parity
of procedure, they will there begin the
enfranchisement of the negro. Fear of
political defeat alone may deter them.
Let those "Republicans" who claim to
be opposed to Negro Suffrage, keep a
sharp eye upon their Congressmen.
WL publish, on our outside, the lec
ture recently delivered before the Key
stone Club, of this place, by James F.
tshuuk, Lay., of York. < )ur readers will
find it a fine literary production, schol
arly in its treatment of thesubject which
it discusses, keen trenchant in its
criticisms, and in a word, good, through
out. There is a savor of Poe about the
slashing style in which Mr. Shvuikcuts
up the Yankee literary pretenders, and,
for our part, the mors Poe-ish the re
viewer the better we like him. As a
political document, Mr. Shunt's lecture
au lie made very useful, and we think
it should be published in every Demo
"ratic newspat>er in the State.
We ask everybody to read the spe- j
■ cial message of the President to the
Senate, and the rejwirt of Gen. Grant, >
i published in this paper. Both refer to j
the political condition of the Southern j
States, or, in other words, to the dispo
sition of the Southern people toward i
' the federal government and their fellow '
- citizens of the North. The President'
says that (he rebellion in suppressed. We j
had a quiet suspicion for ,-ome time,
i that this was the case, but were induced j
1 to doubt it by the fact that there were
so many "military commissions" or
ganized, which, of course, Mr. Johnson
would not have permitted in time of
peace, (ten. Grant says please observe,
oh ye niggerheads! that none but irhite
1 troops should be stationed where the
! "freedmen" abound,because "the pre--
enee of black troops, lately slaves, do-;
, ! moralizes labor both by their advice j
and furnishing in their camp.- a resort!
for the freedmen for long distance- a- j
round." He also -ays that the agents ,
j of the Freedmen'- Bureau have been j
making mischief, by promising the |
blacks that the lands of their late ma
ters -hould be given them. Both the
President and < Jen. < (rant speak in high
terms of the -übmi-sivene-s and peace-;
ful disposition of the Southern people, i
We are heartily glad that the crushed i
and trampled South has -till a few!
■ "friends at court."
1 SUMNER made a fierce attack upon
the President, when the latter, a few
days ago, sent his special me—age in
1 reference to the condition of tin- South
ern States, to the Senate. Mechanic-!
' terized the message a- a "whitewashing
' document," like the message of Frank
' lin Pierce in regard to affairs 111 Kansas
in 1835. He also assailed Gen. Grant
and expressed a doubt of the truthful
ness of hi- report. But when Cow AX
replied to him, saving, that his views
concerning "reconstruction" w ere based
' i upon anonymous newspaper reports
and the tales of parties interested in j
keeping the South out of the Union, j
Sumner quietly slunk out of the Senate !
chamber without attempting any re-
sponse. We would like to know with j
which side, in this contest, the "Repub
licans" of thN county sympathise?—
They used to question us very closely
as to our "sympathies." We now pro
pose to return the compliment. Arc
you for Andy Johnson and U. S. Grant,
or for Charles Sumner and Thaddeus
Stevens? If you read the Congressional
debates you must know that the two for
mer and the two latter are as wide apart
a> the antipodes. Now, which do you
endorse? Come, now, speak out! —
"Who's afeard ?"
Esq., have formed a co-partnership in
the practice of the law, in Washington
city. Mr. Lanian, we believe, was for
merly a law partner of the late Presi
dent Lincoln. The firm of Black, La
nion A Co., is certainly a strong one,
and as no puffery of ours could make it
-tronger than the mere announcement
of its having been formed, we forbear
saying anything byway of encomium
and content ourselfby simply commen
ding it to all our readers who wish any
legal busines- transacted at Washing
IT is not true, as is asserted by the
Abolitionists, that they have not had a
! foreman of the < irand Jury for so many
years. The Clerk of the Commission
ers informs us that since I*<>-, they
have had some five foremen of the
Grand Jury and have had their full
proportion on nearly every jury. <>n
examination we find that one-third, at
! least,of the jury summoned in the Reed
ca-e, were "Republicans," the asser
; tious of the Abolitionists to the contra
; ry, notwithstanding.
THE vote on negrosutfragein < teorge
i town, I>. C., resulted as follows: Seven
hundred and thirty-four against it and
| one for it.
j THE Legislature of Pennsylvania
i convenedat Harrisburgon Tuesday last.
Governor Curtin, on starting for Cuba,
left a brief message to be presented at
the opening of the session, but it does
not pretend to discuss the atlairs of the
: State generally. The regular message
will be sent in on the Governor's return,
which, it is understood, will be in the
course of a fortnight. It is believed
' that the Legislature, soon after organi
zation, will adjourn to meet again on
the return of the executive. If a ma
jority of the incoming legislature are
not possessed of more honesty and re
gard for the character and credit of the
State than were exhibited by the bulk
j of thier predecessors of the session of
18t5o, the jx-ople may well exclaim 'God
save the Commonwealth.'
IN view of the fact that ( 'harles Sum
ner would havejuries constituted with
i reference to an equal representation of
African and Anglo-Saxon, a Western
editor suggests a compromise by which
; all the judges shall bo 111 u.'at toes.
THE Tribune thinksit would be a I</W
estimate to place the baneful results of
i sleeping cars at thirty thousand ty
phoids and one thousand deaths per
1 annum in consequent of their foul at
Maximilian is to effect a re
j conciliation with tile Pope. He finds
it impossible, it is said, to recruit in
of Hie President to Hie Senate.
I To the Senate of the- United Slides:
In reply to the resolution adopted by
| the Senate on the 12th, I have the hon
or to state that the rebellion waged by
i a portion of the people against the
I properly constituted authorities of the
i Government of the United State- has
' been suppressed; that the I nited States
| are in jiossession of every State in which
! the insurrection existed, and that as
far as could lie done, the courts of the
United States have been restored, post
offices re-established, and the steps tak
en to put into effective operation the
revenue laws of the country.
As the result of the measures institu
ted by the Executive with the view of
inducing a resumption of the functions
of the State, comprehended in the in
quiry of the Senate, the people in North
Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Ala
bama, Mississippi, Louisiania, Arkan
sas and Tennessee, have recognized
their respective State governments, are
! yielding obedience to the laws and Gov
ernment of the United States with
j more willingness and greater prompti
i tude than under the circumstances could
| reasonably have been anticipated. The
j proposed'amendment to the Constitu
-1 tion providing for the abolition of slav-
I ery forever within the limits of the
j country has been ratified by each one
! (if those States, with the exception of
: from which no official in
formation has been received: and in
nearly all of them measures have been
, adopted, or are now j lending, to confer
upon freedmen the privileges which are
i essential to their comfort, protection
| and security.
In Florida and Texas tile people are
| making commendable progress in re
j storing their State governments, and
! no doubt is entertained that they will
j at an early period be in condition tore
i sumeall or their practical relations with
the Federal < Jovernnient. In that por
tion of the Union lately in rebellion
\ the aspect of affairs i.- myn promising
than, in view of the circumstances,
could well have been expected. The
people throughout the entire South e
j vince a laudable disire to renew their
I allegiance to the government, and to
repair the devastations of war by a
prompt and cheerful return to peaceful
pursuits. An abiding faith is entertain
ed that their actions will conform to
their professions, and that in acknowl
edging the supremacy of the Constitu
tion and the law-of the United States
their loyalty will lie unreservedly given
to the government whose leniency they
cannot fail to appreciate, and whose
fostering care will soon restore them to
i a condition of prosperity. It is true
that in some of the States the domora
i lizing effects ol' the war are to be seen
: in occasional disorders, but these are
j local in character, not frequent in oc-
I eurrenceand are rapidly disappearing
as the authority of civil government is
extended and sustained.
Perplexing question.-- were naturally
to be expected from the great and sud
den change in the relations between
ihe two races, but systems are gradual
ly developing themselves under which
the froedman will receive the protec
tion to which he is justly entitled, and
ly means of his labor make himself
a useful and independent member of
the community in which he has his
Front all the information in my pos
session, and from that which 1 have re
;;u '* },[)] i\K r } yaii, Ji vat jpJjafete
belief that sectional animosity is sure
ly and rapidly merging itsell into a
spirit of nationality, and that represen
tation, connected with a properly ad
justed system of taxation, will result
in a harmonious restoration of the re
lations of the States to the national V
The report of Pari Schurz is herewith
transmitted, as requested by the Sen
ate. Xo reports from the Hon. John
Covodo have been received by the Pres
The attention of the Senate is invited
to the accompanying report of Lieuten
ant General Grant, who recently made
a tour of inspection through several of
the States whose inhabitants participa
ted in the rebellion.
Washington. Dec. 18, 1815").
Report of Lieutenant Ooiieral (iriint.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 18, ls(sT>. >
Ilix Kxcr/trnrj/ Andrev Joft/ixon, Presi
dent of th<' United State:
SIR—In reply to your note of the lbth
I inst.. requesting a report from me,giv
! ing such information a- 1 may be pos
sessed of coming within the scope of
the inquiries made by the Senate of the
Fnited States in their resolution of the
12th inst., I have the honor to submit
the following, with your approval,
and also that of the Hon. Secretary of
j War:
1 left Washington Pity on the 27th
of last month for the purpose of making
la tour of in.-pection through some of
i the Southern States lately in rebellion,
I and to see what change- were necessary
j to he made in the disposition of the
; military forces Of the country ; how
j these forces could be reduced and ex
pense- curtailed, etc., and to learn as
far as possible the feelings and inten
! tionsof the citizens of those States to-
wards the General Government.
The State of Virginia being so ucces-1
sible to Washington city, and informa
tion from this quarter, therefore, being i
readiiy obtained, 1 hastened through
the State, without conversing or meet
ingwithauyof its citizens. In Kaleigh,
X. C., I spent one day; in Charleston,
S. ('., two days; Savannah and Augus
ta, Georgia, each one day. Both in
travelling and stopping 1 saw much,
and conversed freely with the citizens
of those States, as well as with officers
of the army who have been stationed
among them.
The following are the conclusions
come to by me; lam satisfied that the
mass of thinking men of the South ac
cept the present situation of affairs in
good faith. The questions whieli have
heretofore divided the sentiments of
the peopled" the two sections.—slavery
and State rights—or the right of a State
to secede from the Union, they regard
as having been settled forever by the
higher tribunal, arms, that man can re
sort to. 1 was pleased to learn from
the leading men whom 1 met, that they
not only accepted the decision arrived
at a-final, but now that the smoke of
battle has cleared away and time has
lieon given for reflection, this decision
i has been a fortunate one for the whole
country, they receiving the like bene
fits from it With those who opposed
them in the field and in the council.
Four years of war,during which the
law was executed only at tlie point of
the bayonet throughout the States in
rebellion, have left the people possibly
hi a condition not to yield that ready
obedience to civil authority the Amer
ican people have generally been in the
habit of yielding. This would render
the preseuceof small garrisons through
out those States necessary until such
time as labor returns to its proper chan
nel, and civil authority is fully estab
lished. I did not meet any one. either
those hoidingplace.-,xindergo vern ment,
or citizens of the Southern states, who
think it practicable to withdraw the:
military front the South at present.
The white and the black mutually re- j
quire the protection of the General !
Government. There is such universal i
acquiescence in theauthority of the Gen
eral Government throughout the pur- i
tionof the country visited by me, that
the mere presence of a military force, j
without regard to numbers, is sufficient
to maintain order.
The good of the country, and econo- j
my* require the force kept in the inte- j
rior where there are many freedmen.
Elsewhere in the .Southern States than
lat forts ujon the sea coast no force is
: necessary. They should be all white
| troops. The reasons for this are obvi
ous, without nientioningunuiyof them.
The presence of black troops, lately
; slaves, demoralizes labor both by their
' advice and furnishing in their camps a
I resort tor the freedmen for long distan
; ces around. White troops generally
' excite no opposition, and, therefore, a
small number of them can maintain or
der in a given district. Colored troops
j must be kept in bodies sufficient to de
fend themselves. It is not the thinking
portion who would use violence to
wards any das- of troops sent among
them by the General Government, but
the ignorant in some places might, and
the late slave seems to be imbued with
the idea thai the property of hi- late
master should by right belong to him ;
I at least should have no protection from
the colored soldier. There is danger of
collision being brought on by such can- j
My observations lead me to the con
clusion that the citizens of the South-;
ern States are anxious to return to self
government within the Union as soon
as possible. That whilst re-eoustruc
ting they want and require the protec
tion from the government that tiiey
think is required by the government
not humiliating to them as citizens, and
that if such a course was pointed out
they would pursue it in good faith. It
is tii be regretted that there cannot be j
a greater commingling at this time be- !
tween the citizens of the two sections, j
anil particularly of thoseentrusted with
the law-making power.
i did not give the operations of the
FreedmenV Bureau that attention I
would have done if more time had
been at my disposal. —< 'onversations on
the subject, however, with officers con
nected with the bureau, led me to think
! that in some of the States it- all'airs
have not been conducted with good j
i judgment or economy, and the belief
widely spread among the freedmen of
; the Southern States, that the lands of!
j their former owner will, at bast in part, j
lie divided among them, has come from
among the agents of t hi-bureau. This
1 belief is seriously interfering with the.
; willingness of the freedmen to make
contracts for the coining year.
in some form the freedmen'.- Bureau
1 is an absolute necessity until civil law
is established and enforced, securing to
j the freedmen their rights and full pro
tection. At present, however, it is in
dependent of the military establish
ment of the country, and seems to be I
operated by the different agents of the
bureau according to their individual
notions. Every where General Howard,
the able head of the bureau, made
friends by the just and lair instructions
and advice he gave; but the complaint
in South Carolina was, that when he
left, thing-went on as before. Many,
perhaps the majority, of the agents of
the Freedmen's Bureau advise thefm-d
--men that by their own industry they
must exj>ei' 1 i- ;4iye._ To this end they
tWVd'YiYiYi to see that both contracting
partiescomply with their engagements.
In some instances, I am sorry to say,
the freedmen's mind does not seem to 1
be disabused of the idea that the freed
man has the right to live witliout care
or provision for the future. The effect
of the belief in the division of lands is
idleness and accumulation in camps,
towns and cities. In such eases 1 think
it will be found that vice and disease
will tend to the extermination or great
reduction of the colored race. It can
not he expected that the opinions held
by men at the South for years can be
changed in a day, and therefore the
freedinen require for a few years not
onlv laws to protect them, but the fos
ter! ng t-are ol' those who will give them '
good council, and on whom they rely, j
The Freedmen's Bureau being separa- j
ted from the military establishment of 1
the country, requires all the expense ot
a separate organization. One does not i
necessarily know what the other is do-!
ing, or what order they are acting un
It seems tome this could be corrected
by regarding every officer on duty with
troops in the Southern States as agents
of the Freedmen's Bureau, and then
have all orders from the head of the
bureau sent through Department Com
manders. This would create a respon
sibility that would secure uniformity
of action throughout the South, would
ensure the orders and instructions from
the head of the bureau being carried
out, and would relieve from duty and
pay a large numberof employees of the
government. I have the honor to he,
very respectfully, your obedient ser
U. S. GRANT, Lieut. Gen.
Tearful Story of I*y<lrophotli—-!•th <>r
Six Children from liirMilU of ftllittcn
Mr. Henry Drew, Assistant Superin
tendent of Public Property, has related
to us the particulars of a case of hy
drophobia at the village of Waterloo,
which surpasses in tragic interest al
most any story of the kind we ever
Some six or soven years ago a marl
dog went through the village of Wa
terloo, Jefferson county, and bit a num
ber of animals. Among others he snap
ped at the leg of a cow belonging to
Mr. Babeock. The animal was exam
ined, but no mark was found, and it
was supposed that it escaped being bit
ten. The animal was afterwards sold
to a man by the name of Garrison, who
used her milk very freely, as did two
of his children. Some of the neighbors,
including Mr. Drew's family were
also supplied with the milk <>f this
At different times during the time
since the cow was bitten, there has been
inexplicable and fatal sickness among
those using her milk, and two children
of Mr. < Jarrison, two of Mr. Drew, and
two others haye been attacked with
spasms and died in agony. Mr. Gar
rison has also Iteen attacked at times
with spa-ms. The mystery of this sick
ness was solved by the death, with ev
ery symptom of hydrophobia, a short
time ago, of the cow so slightly bitten
seven years ago, and in whose system
madness hail been latent ever since.—
Madixon (Wis.) Jowyal.
In Philadelphia, during 1868 there
were 17,169 deaths, a decrease from the
previous year of -<l3. There were 'l'l
murder* and 931 inquests. The total
number of fires was -133, involving an
estimated loss of 5d,5>9,499, 39,179ut
rosts were made, an increase ol 4,9.>9
over those of 1*34,
Since 180 the population of Illinois
has increased 500,900, or nearly 33 per
Clement C. < lay, of Alabama, form
: erly United States Senator, more recent
ly a rebel agent in Canada, and at pres
! ent a prisoner at Fortress Monroe, has
! recently been permitted by the Presi
dent to receive a visit from his wife.
, Mrs. Clay arrived at the fortress on
| Thursday of last week, and was soon
! after admitted to an interview with her
husband in his prison. Fortress Mon
roe correspondence states that she was
. surprised to find Mr. Clay in such good
! health, his confinement not appearing
to have injuriously affected him. The
health of Jeff". Davis is also said to con
tinue good.
The exitense- for repairing and refur
nishing the President's house at Wash
ington, within the past five years, will,
when the present appropriation recom
mended by the Chairman of the House
Appropriation Committee is used, a
niount to ont hundred thousand dollars.
A good deal of waste or a good deal of
stealing about there, we should think.
Probably some of both.
The loss of the steamer Constitution,
with forty lives, off'the North Carolina
coast, is "confirmed. The Constitution
has a cargo of seven hundred and twen
ty bales of cotton—she was valued at
one hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
<)n lite night of the 28th, a squad of
colored troops attacked the house of a
widow near Augusta, Georgia. They
were driven o£f with five of their num
ber wounded—three mortally.
I The New Orleans negroes were riot
; ous on Christmas day, and three police
men wen- severely wounded by them.
About forty of the freedmen, mostly
armed, were arrested.
The people of North Carolina have
annulled their secession ordinance, and
ratified the convention ordinance abol
ishing slavery, by about is, oho majori
The Freedmen's Bureau announce
I that they liave !)2,7">2 acres af abandon
ed and confiscated land under cultiva
tion in Virginia.
The General Land office at Washing
ton, on Friday last, conveyed to the
State of Illinois a patent for baboon
acres of public land.
The New York Court of General
Sessions has sentenced Edward B.
Ketchuni, the forger, to four year- and
si x months imprisonment.
Gen. Gregory is making the tour of!
central Texas, trying to persuade the i
freedmen to make labor contracts for '
j the year.
< Governor Jenkins,of (feorgia, has no
tified Secretary Seward of his assump
tion of the Executive functions of that
A whole family were suffocated by j
coal ga- in a room in a tenement house j
in New York, on Sunday last. Two 1
of them were dead when discovered.
Mrs. ('. C. < 'lay having returned front
j visiting her husband at Fortress Mon- !
! roe, has had another interview with \
j the President.
On the 21st ult., the Indiana Legisla
ture almost unanimously, passed reso- j
lutions strongly endorsing the Monroe
Mayor Hoffman, of New York, was
inaugurated yesterday, and the new
city government went into operation.
The total loss by fire last year, in the !
United States amounted to over 84-'!,- 1
(){' *- ,r> <VM I'Kin ir ISK4
An Eiio-lishrnan cut his own ana '
wife's thioat at Boston, on Sunday. ;
Both are in a critical state.
Wm. Lloyd Garrison's Liberator has
expired. The liual number was issued i
last week. j
The pension office at Richmond, Ya., !
lias been reopened, and an agent appoin- j
ted thereto.
The cattle disease is steadily increas- j
ing in England.
THE Memphis Appeal of December j
2n has the following account of the meet-;
ing of Generals Sherman and Johnston |
in that city: General Joseph E. John- 1
ston, the beloved commander of the j
lute Confederate "Army of Tennessee," j
arrived in our city yesterday morning, ;
stopping at the Geyoso. His visit was
one purely of business, limited to a few :
busy hours —leaving, as he did, on the ;
five o'clock packet. He was rapturous- j
ly welcomed by the few of his old com- j
rades who knew of his being in town, >
and who had the good fortune to ex- I
change hurried greetings with him. It
i- something of a coincidence that he j
: and General Sherman should have met j
here—the one in the discharge of his j
i ordinary military duties, and the other I
iu the pursuits <>f private business. -•
Their meeting was characterized by ;
the kindliness which ever inspires the ,
I true soldier when hostilities haveceas- !
ed. Their previous meeting in North ;
< arolina was pregnant-with momentous ;
| results. Then they met as enemies.— j
I Now they are friends and fellow coun-j
try men, "cherishing for each other re
spect and kindness. Cannot the coun- j
try emulate the example of these two
greatest of living commanders?
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THE CHOLERA.—The alarm recently ;
felt in Europe respecting the prevalence |
of theeholera seems to be fast subsiding, ,
: though it still lingers at Constantino- j
I pie. The Porte has resolved on a large ■
i measure of sanitary reform, involving!
extensive improvements in the sewer- j
age and the removal of slaughter house i
, and offal. The cholera conference will j
! meet in the Turkish capital, during the I
; tirst or second week of January.
In Italy, theeholeraseenisdyingout, j
i as the daily bulletins from Naples and j
elsewhere record but few rases. The j
doctors are apprehensive of a fresh out- j
break in Spring. In the official journal i
| of Naples it is stated that, while the!
i deaths in the month of October were!
j 1,307, including 111 cases of cholera,!
I those for November were3,sWo, of which !
2'285 were choleric patients, Theelass j
who suffered most severely in proper-1
! tion to their number were the troops i
quartered in the city.
While Gen. Butler is writing his reply j
to Gen. Grant, let him not forget to in- !
sert a conversation between himself I
and an able officer which is not un- J
! known in army circles.
An expedition was planned against
1 Richmond. Butler observed to tin-pro- j
posed leader, "You must leave nothing !
of Richmond," "Do you mean, seri
ously, destroy the city?" "Yes, and
have the ground ploughed up." The j
officer addressed replied, "I am not the !
man for the expedition." "Yes you ;
are; you are just the man," "There 1
must be, according to numbers, at least ;
: one thousand children, one thousand!
' aged and decrepit persons, and one ;
! thousand women big with ehihl, These
i helpless persons must all perish if 1 tire
| the city, and, setting aside all prumpt
! lugs of humanity, 1 do not care to go t
down to posterity with that kaui of in-'
fatny upon me." "Hotter godownthat j
way than not at all."— N. Y. Warfd. i
BF.X.T A MIX PIIINNEY, a wealthy
farmer at Rockport, 111., was recently
poisoned to death with strychnine by
hi sJiftJt wife, a pretty jrirf whom la'
married .-ix weeks ago.
In most of our cities Monday last was
observed asa holiday. In Washington,
the President gave his first reception
which was largely attended.
( 'ON VKYANCEU. —Isaac Kensinger,
Esq., of Liberty tp., lets taken out li
cense as conveyancer. All person
wishing any business transacted in his
, line, will do well to give him a call.
J. C. SMITH, A. M, . Principals.
1,7 Co/teg* Building, tor. Pom <s•Si. Clair Sr..
j 'ill '■ Odd Fellow Building stk st
Zil '• No . 26 and 28 St. ( lair iit.
C. Palmer, Malta. Morgan eo., 0.
W. H Blair, Fallow Field, Crawford eo.. Pa
R Cunningham, Pittsburgh, Pa
A. N Holmes. Rich Valley, Allegheny 00.. Pa.
J. II Flack, Pittsburgh. Pa.
G Weiss, Pittsburgh. Pa.
W W. Cox. Hope Church, Allegheny 00., PA
K. A. Cox, " •' "
J. T. Woodward. Chalfant. Champaign co., 0.
J. P Butler, Wurtemburg, Lawrence co.. 0.
E. A. Lee. Sandy. Columbiana co , 0.
C. C. Chadwiek. Columbia Centre, Lick co.. O.
I). Shoup. Zanesville. Allen co., Ind
W. E. Leonard, Collamer, Cuyahoga co,, 0.
W. 1). Downing. Franklin. Venango co , Pa.
W S Springer, Clinton, Allegheny co.. Pa.
I J. R. Foster. Adams, Armstrong co.. Pa.
R. Collins, Young-town, Mahoning co . 0.
.! A. Muthersbough, Lewistown, Mitlliu Co.. Pa.
I M M. Horton, Well's Tannery, Fulton co.. Pa.
E. K Spencer. Lenox. Ashtabula co . 0.
j J. C. Watson, iluntsville, Logan CO., 0. I
( ■. R. Morrison. E Springfield. Jefferson 0
Harriet Riley. Pittsburg. Pa.
J. Wolf, McClure tp., Allegheny 00., Pa.
X. Huffman. Allegheny.
L. Warren, Businessbtirg. Bel. co.. O.
W Kiler. Clifton, Greene co.. 0.
| J- S Forsyth. Brownsville. Fayette co., Pa.
J. M. C. Wilson, Yellow Springs, Greene co., u.
D. Kirkland, Pittsburgh, Pa.
P. Ahiefield, Ada, Hardin co , 0.
J. A. Greene. Freeport, Hani- AM.. 0.
J. T. Moss. New Salem. Pa.
A. H Neidig, Western, Linn eo.. lowa
R. W. Moats, Jamestown, Mercer co , Pa.
W. Porter, '• "
; J. S. Mossman, " '•
J). S. Giliis, Kinstan. Trumbull co., 0.
For terms and information concerning the Col
lege. address JENKINS, SMITH A COWLEY,
Pittsburgh, Pa.
AGE —Farmers, families and others CAN purchase
no remedy equal to I)r. Tobias' Venetian Liniment,
j for dysentery, colic, croup, chronic rheumatism.
' sore throats, toothache sea sickness, cuts, burns,
I swellings, bruises, old sores, headache, mosquito
bites, pains in the limbs, chest, back, Ac. If it
| does not give relief the money will be refunded.
All that is asked is a trial, and use it according to
! the directions.
DR. TOBIAS — Dear Fir: 1 have used your Vene
' tian Liniment in my family for a number of years,
, and believe it to be the best urtiele for what it is
| recommended that I have ever used For sudden
I attack of croup it is invaluable. I have no hesi
| iation in recommending it for all the uses it profes
-1 ses to cure. J have sold it for many years, and it
gives entire satisfaction. CHAS. H TRIMMER.
Quakertown, N. J.. May 8, 1858.
Price 40 and 80 cents. Bold by all Druggists,
I Offices 6 Cortlandt Street, New York {Dec. 8-ltn
Every living being has in his system IMPURITIES
When these are within iheir natura! limits, our
J health is good ; hut when they arc in excess, pains,
j colds, rheumatism, gout, debility, costiveness, di- ;
| arrhea, dysentery, erysipelas, Ac.. Ac., afflict us. j
1 What we have to do to recover our health is to I
take out from the Bowels and the circulation the j
j excess of impurities. This done, health follows of
necessity. BKANDRETH'S PILIS are the only !
medicine that can do this work with entire safety 1
j THOUSANDS are now living who have adopted
j Brandreth's Pills as their only remedy for periods j
of f'rnffli thirty to fifty years, and whose average
! health is excellent. They have always cured them- j
i selves, when sick, by using these innocent and in- |
i fallible Pills. Principal office, Brandreth Building, j
! New York. [Doc. B—lm
attention of the enemy is fully engaged by Grant, '
the attention of the general public is no less ear
nestly engaged by CKISTADORO'S HAIR DYE. j
j which is accomplishing wonders in the way of beau- j
' tifyiug beads that age, or sickness, or capricious ;
: nature had disfigured with unsightly hues. Milton
| says truly that "Peace hath its Victories no less i
1 renowned than war." Manufactured by J. CRIB- |
TADORO, No. 6 AstorHouse, New York. Sold by
j Druggists. Applied by ail Hair Dressers.
Dec. 8, '6S—LM
To CONSUMPTIVES.— The advwtiscr,
! having been restored to health in a few weeks by
j a very simple remedy, afler having suffered for j
; several years with a severe lung affection, and that j
j dread disease. Consumption — is anxious to make !
j known to his feilow-sufferers the means of cure j
! To all who desire it. he will send a copy of the '•
L prescription used ffrce of charge), with the direc-
I tions for preparing and using the same, which ,
! they will find a sure CURE for CONSUMPTION, !
Throat and Lung Affections. The only object of
! the advertiser in sending the Prescription is to :
! benefit the afflicted, and spread information which
he conceives to he invaluable, and he hopes every
I sufferer will try his remedy, as it will cost them
j nothing, and may prove a blessing.
Parties wishing the prescription, FREE, hv re- j
turn mail, will please address
Willi&msburgh, Kings Co.. New York,
I Jan. 5, '66—LY.
; who suffered for years from Nervous Debility, Pre- j
mature Decay, and all the effects of youthful in- !
i discretion, will, for the sake of suffering humani- I
I ty, send free to all who need it. the recipe and di
rections for making the simple remedy by which J
be was cured. Sufferers wishing to profit by the
j advertisers experience, can do so by addressing
No. 13 Chambers St., New York. !
I Jan. 5, 66— ly.
STRANGE, BUT TRUE.—Every young !
, lady and gentleman in the United States can hear
I something very much to their advantage by re- j
j turn mail (free of eharge,) by addressing the un- j
; dcrsignod. Those having fears of being humbug- ;
j ged will oblige by not noticing this curd. Others :
' will please address their obedient servant,
831 Broadway, New York. |
Jan. 0, '6o— ly.
! cure the Itch in 48 hours. Alsocures Salt Rheum.
: Ulcers. Chilblains, and all Eruptions of the Skin, i
Price 50 cents. For sale by all Druggists.
, By sending 60 cents to WEEKS A TOTTER. Sole
I Agents. 170 Washington street. Boston, Mass.. it
will be forwarded by mail, free of postage, to any
1 part of the United States. Sept. 22—6 M. j
GAREY—BKNXET. — On the evening of the 24th j
December, 1865, by Rev. N. P. Kerr, in the M
I E. Church. Berlin, Pa., Dr Henry Garev, of Coal- j
; mont, Huntingdon co., Pa , to Miss Jennie Beu
! net, adopted daughter of James Wigle, Esq., of j
! Berlin. Pa.
SIMMONS—WALTER.—In Chester, I)e!a- ;
j ware county, Pa., on Wednesday evening, the 27th
I ult., hy Rev. Henry Brown, Lieut. W. L. Sim- I
i mons. U. S. R. S , to Miss Annette, daughter of j
i Y. S. Walter. Esq., editor the Delaware county !
I Republican.
DIEHL —DIEHL. — At the Friouds' Cove Pay J
sonage, Dee. 28. 1865, by Rev. WM. M. Deatriok,
Mr. Alexander K. Diehl and Miss Lavinia. dnugh- J
! |er of Mr. Philip Diehl. all of Frieudi Cove, thisj
! county.
FRIEND— RAWLINGS.— At the same place, on
I the same day, by the AAMO, Mr. WM. C. Friend
; and Miss Amanda 0 , daughter of Mr, Ja- Raw- ,
! lings, nil of Friends' Covo.this countv.
• January 1,1566, hy Rev H. Heckevman. Mr Jacob
I Mo. Herahberger, to Miss Ana Williams, both of ,
j Bedford township,
KEELY— RHODE'D. —On Tuesday, Jan. 2. by ,
the same Thoi, Keely, to Miss Emily Rhodes,
, both s'f Bedford township.
j SROEMAKER—BEEGLE.— On Thursday. Dec.
28, by Rev. A Essick, Mr. Abraham IT. Shuema- '
; ker and Miss Caroline Beegle, both of Colerasn j
i township.
LINGO —ln Cumb<#!sntl, Md . on the to
. Dee , Mrs Sarah A. Lingo, aged ji ' v .
months, and 7 davs. The deceased wa- ft!! 5
a resident of Bedford town-hip ""D
FLEEGLE —At Cumberland, Md , n .
ult., Private hue Flcegle. Cmmrnnv ■ i ■"
U. S. Cavalry, and was huried in the s, i. '
> Cemetery, one mile from Cumberland, on il fn'
i timore Pike. The grave is marked for the '■
of friends. r ,he
CLAAR —On Sunday, Dec. 31. Mr- p
Claar of Bedford township, aged 59 years - '
Sunday School at 10 a. m
Morning Service at 11 a. ni.
Afternoon l; at 31 p. ni.
A taken from the settee at the west end 0 f •
Court Room on the Saturday night of the Y
It was nearly new and the loss of it spoil- „ /
Any one having this muff will please rv ur
1 Mr. A. King, and get the one left in :t
--' j Jan. 5. '66—2t.* 1 ' '
1 CLUB will hold a spe.-iRI meeting on F r
evening, the sth inst., at its rooms in Bedford !I J
take action upon important husine-- . '
the Club. '"lis-
Jan. 5. '66 It. Jiv the l' rej ',
-1 J JONES, DEC'D.—To the heir- and I *
resentative- of Richard W. Jones, late of i
county, dee'd.: Take notice that by virtue'./''
writ of partition and valuation issued out V
1 Orphan's Court of Bedford county, and > - i '
rceted. I will hold an inquest to make
and valuation of the real estate of said de,o 3 .
which is situate in South Woodberry : ,*r-h ■
on the premises, on the 26th day ol' January D'V
when and where vou cun attend if v ( ,u , ee m ,
Bedford. Jan. 5, 66—4t Sheriff
UTRAY BULio-Camc tothoprpiu
| ises of the -übscriber, in West Provider
township, about the Ist of Jane last, a red an' l
white siwifted Bull, with a white spot j n fog
| no other mark, and about one year old. The ow;'
' er is desired to prove property, pay charges an!
I take him away, or he will be disposed of ace'r'
: ding to law.
JOHN RITCHEY. t of George
! Jan. 5. 06—3t
, HOG.— I Talced op trespaa
-1 * sing Upon the premises of the subscriber ■
| Colcrain township, about the 20th day of Be . :
1 ber last, a white boar, with the right ear off. B: ,
| posed to be 15 or 18 months old. The owner is i
j sir.'d to prove property, pay charges and tale
bim away, or he will be disposed of accordinr
' law. JOHN DRENNI.Vi,
; Jan. 5, '66—3t. *
By accident. DKFIKAUGH A FISHLU haveopeaei
j a large stock of DRY GOODS, at A. L. BefibsLAj .
; old stand, consisting of
I Dry Goods,
Boots A Shoes of the best make.
Drugs and Spice
in variety, which they will sell CHEAP £OK
CASH- Their motto is "small profits and quick
sales!" Don't forget to call and see for v mr
selves. We are thaukful for past favors, and hope
a continuance in the future
, Jan. 5, '66—3 m.
: J REAL ESTATE.—By virtue of an order f
i the Orphans' Court of Bedford county, the under
j signed administrator and trustee for the sale < :
the reai estate of John Metzgcr. late of Juniata
j township. Bedford county, dee'd. will sell at pub
lic outcry, upon the premises, on SATURDAY
January 27, 1866, ail the following described prop
erty, to wit: A TRACT OF LAND, situate in Ju
niata township. Bedford county, adjoining land- :
John Tredwell, on the north, Alexander Shuema
j ker, on the northeast, Ellen Showman and Dank
i Metzger. on the east, Emanuel Palmer, on the
| southeast, Leonard May and John Kerr, on the
| south, and Fredrick Hildebrandt. on the west
I containing
404 ACRES and :!4 PER( 'HES,
| about 175 acres eleared and under fence, with a
; two story and a haifBRICK DWELLING HOUSE,
1 stable sufficient for stabling 4(1 horses, with other
bed properly being anne loeatloß'tor a hotel. t:v
! being situate within two miles and a half of th
j line of the proposed Southern Railroad.
Sale tn commence at I o'clock, of said day
Jan. 5. '65 —4t JOHN ALSIP, Ad::::
■ Organized nnder a Special Charter from the State
of Pennsylvania.
-Sir in Antonio, Aye County, Nevada.
809 CHESTNUT Street. Philadelphia, Penua
j CAPITAL STOCK, Sl,oo:J,l.hmi.
Present Subscription Price. S4O per share.
I General A. L. RUSSELL, Adjutant General of
Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, Pa
Hon. ALLISON WHITE, Philadelphia. Pa
JAMES H. PAINE, Esq.. Philadelphia. Pi
A. L. CURTIS, Esq., San Antonio, Nevada
Hon. JOSEPH CASEY, Justice U. S Court :
. Claims, Washington. D. C.
Major General JOHN \Y. GEARY. I". S 4
General A. L. RUSSELL. Harrisburg. Pa
Genera! E. M BIDDLE. Carlisle. Pa
Hon. WM. P. SCHELL. Bedford, Pa
Genera! T. J. JORDAN, Harrisburg. Pa
| JOHN SAVAGE, Esq.. Philadelphia. Pa
DANIEL PETERS, Esq., Trenton, N J
1 EUGENE N. RIOTTE, Esq., Austin Citv. Nevada.
This Company has been organized lor the purpw
! of prosecuting the business of Silver Mining eo >
! thoroughly legitimate basis, devoid of all atteoi '
: at speculation. Their property comprises - v A
LEDGES OR LODES in San Antonio Mining I' •
irict, Nye county. Nevada, in the richest pu'"
j of the celebrated "Reese-river Region," a " * '
I mirably located in every respect for profitsKf a
uing. These Silver Mines are known respecto
I ES. and the property of the Company
I an original location of 1,000 feet along the ■-
j of each vein, or a GRAND TOTAL oKfIX
retary of the Company has visited these mine- ;
company with several experienced miners !Ul ' l
■ ning engineers, and givun them a thorough ex
1 nation Full pnrtioulars in regard to their ic
I haustiblc wealth and resources willbeturun
on application at the principal office,
! where also eau lie seen the richest cabinet ol si "
ores, si-ver bullion, Ac., ever exhibited in !&'
! lantic States. Abundant evidenceof themes
i isfactory and conclusive character has m*'"
nisbed the Board of Directors iu f-'g'ird tv •
l wealth and permanence of the mines The ti 1 ■
I the property has been subjected to the most can
• examination, and found to be perfect in ever) r-'-
! tieular—of wliieh fact the highest official cum -
mcnts have been obtained, 'fbe Company hai 1 .
i cured the services of a thoroughly cxiaou-
Mining Superintendent >,a resident < t , f
who is already engaged in the extraction
from the mines As soon as ihe working ■
j the Company hsseeured. the crectionof perai --.
| and efficient reduction works will be COWUIMU
! The six silver-bearing ledges belonging
Company range in width from tkre* to .
i and assays of average ore frwu near the sun-
I range from one hand red ta otter one ikonsr
I tars per ton in silver
No other Silver Mining Company has J c , r
| organized in the Atlantic Btates with sm'" "
solute assuyanoe of success, and those J s
tun ate eiuiugli to secure toe k. iu the MA '
! iccut reward, in the shape of early arm v -ti
j pled dividcujs, and the consequent rapid en •'
ment of the market value of the stock (
; A full prospectus of the company xvilt
I previous to January lat
Now open $5 ike
i 809 CHESTNUT Stroe.. ' 81 '
! Subseviptiotis taken bv ,
Jan 5. '66—3t Bankers. Bedfoni-