The Bedford gazette. (Bedford, Pa.) 1805-current, November 06, 1868, Image 1

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    JT Ijc lit fetor*
£fgat ilotifesi.
\_y the Coront), the Justice* of the Peace, and '
C ''stable* in the different Township* in the j
County of Bedford, Greeting: KNOW YE, that J
in pursuance of a prcoept to me directed, under j
the hand and seal of the Hon. ALEXANDER j
KINO. President of the several Courts of Common i
Pleas, in the 16tb District, consisting ef the conn- j
tie? of Franklin. Fulton, Bedford and Somerset, |
and bv virtue of his office of the Court of Oyer and j
Terminer and General Jail Delivery for the trial of j
•apital and other offenders therein, and the Gen
eral C>urt of Quarter Sessions of the Peace; and
,■ W (} C Mp and WILLIAKG. EICHOLTZ. Judges of
the a mf Court in the same County of Bedford.
You and each of you. are hereby required to be
and appear in your proper persons with your Re
•( rds Recognisances, Examinations, and other
Remembrances, before the Judges aforesaid, at
Bedford at a Court of Oyer and Terminer and
General Jail Delivery an-J Owewl Quarter Ses
sions of the peace therein to be holden t>r the coun
ty of Bedford, aforesaid, on tfte Zrd Monday of
S'or . the,e the 16/A day,) 1868, at 10 O clock
the forenoon of that Jay, there and then to do ;
th.oe things to which your several offices appertain _
Given under mv hand and seal the -3rd day ot :
Oct., in the year of "°^ K^KCKM VN -.
SBKBIPE'S OFFICE. 1 sheriff.
Bedford. Oct. 2d. UN 1 * 4 I
I IST OF CAUSES, put down for
J trial, at Nov. Term, 1868. 16th day.
Oath DannakerV Ex r vs Christ. A. Dannaker .
A C Vanghan K. M Trout, et al
Mieh L Ritchey " S S FI"<A ,
P J Shoemaker's EX'rs '• Jonathan Bowser ■
Joseph M'Cormiek " Gates & Dasher
Wills A Hogue " Thus Johns
MICH'L Ritchey Horner Neice
Marv Anr. H: inmond Wm. koontz
B W'tiarretson '• 0 E Shannon
WM. Snetl et al " Geo. Gump
Certified Oct. 19, 1868. 0- E SHANNON,
oct23w4 Prothonotary
\, sons interested, are hereby notified that th£
T , flowing accountants have filed their accounts in ■
the Register's Office of Bedford county, and that I
the same will he presented to the Orphans tourt, >
in and for said coun'V. on Tuesday, the 17th day !
of Nov . next, at the Court House, in Bedford, ■
for confirmation :
The administration account of 1 rancis DI-nahoe,
Adtn'r. O. t A of the estate of Valentine Weirtck,
tatcofCumb Valley township. Bedford county,
The administration account ot 1 rancis Dona- ;
HOT Executor of the Inst Will, Ac., of Samuel |
F.ohasson, late of Southampton township, Bedford |
county, deceased.
The account of Daniel H Cornell and Gideon
W illiams. Executors of the last Will and Testa
ment of William Cornell, late ot Monroe township,
Bedford couuty, deceased.
The first and final account of John S. luiler,
administrator of all and singular the goods and
chattels, rights and credits which were of Margaret
luiler, late of Bedford twp., dee'd.
The first administration account of Daniel Cy
phers, Executor of the last W ill, Ac., of Jacob Cy=
phers. late of Liberty township, Bedford county,
dec d.
The administration account of Joseph luiler,
administrator of the goods and chattels of Martin
Imler, late of Union township. Bedford county,
deceased. 0. E. SHANNON, Reg r.
riXWERX LICENSE. —Xotiee is
f hereby given that the following named per
sons have made application for Tavern and Res
taurant license, at Nov. Sessions, 1868:
Barnhart A McMullen Restaurant.
oct23w4* 0 E SHANNON, Clerk
SHERIFF'S SALE.—By virtue of
sundry writs ofVend. Exponas to me directed,
t here will he exposed to public sale, at the court
house, in the borough of Bedford, on
SATURDAY, the 14th day of Nov., A. D. 1868,
at It) o'clock A. M , the following real estate, viz:
One tract of land containing 321 acres, more or
less, with atout 12 acres cleared and partly under
fence, with a tan house 56 feet long and 20 feet
wide, adjoining lands of the defeudant on the
East, Josiah Miller and Levi Carpenter on the
West, Solomon Brown on theSouth. and Barclay S
heirs OU the North, situate in Harrison township.
Bedford county, and taken in Execution as the
property of John H. Wertz.
ALSO— AII the defendant's interest in and to
a tract of land containing 128 acres, more or less,
60 acres, more or lees, cleared and under fence,
with two smalt log houses, blacksmith shop and
orchard thereupon, adjoining LANDS of M-trtia
\ ... OIIRO Uendnckson ana
Thomas Leasure, situate in Cumberland Valley
township, and taker in execution as the property
Sheriff's office, 0at23'68,w4
J STATE.— The undersigned. Executor of the
LAST Will. Ac., of Thomas J Blackburn, late of
Napier Township, deceased, will sell at public
sale, on the premises, in Napier Township, on
Monday, the 23 day of November, next, the real
• -late of which said deceased died seized, to wit
The Mansion Farm, adjoining lands of Wm. Rock,
Robert Blackburn. Thomas P. Studebaker and
Andrew Hiner, containing sixty-six acres, about
fifty aeres under cultivation, with two dwelling
houses, bank barn and other out buildings there
in erected. There is a well and springs and two
apple orchards of choice fruit thereon ; also, 8 or
i< acres of meadow and more can be made : also,
a -mall sugar camp thereon.
Also, ono other tract of ten asres, timber land,
adjoining John B Blackburn, Edmund Blackburn
and others; lies convenient to mansion larm
This property lies in a pleasant neighborhood.
•nveuient to roads, school? and churches, about
three miles north east from Sehellsburg Terms
One-third purchase money in hand, balance in
tw equal annual payments thereafter without in
terest. POSSESSION will be given on the first day
• ■l' April next, when first payment must be made,
and notes or bonds and mortgage for the remain
ing payments be delivered, when ALSN deed will
be delivered JXO W. LIB LL,
oct23w4 Executor.
REAL ESTATE.— By virtue of the last will
aud testament of Joseph Riddle, late of I nion TP.,
Bedford county, dee d . the undersigned will oner
at public sale on the J. remise- in said township,
on Tuesday, the loth day of November next, the
following Heal E-tate, viz —One tract of land,
being me mansion place of said dee d., containing
about 116 acres, nett measure, of patented lime
- ne land about ninety-six acres of wbieh are
1 cared and under fence, and in a good state of
cultivation. The improvements are a two story
. • dwelling hou-e. LUG barn and other out build
ing-. with a well of good water under the kitchen
porch, the water from which during part of the
year, runs through the cellar. Inert is also a
good apple orchard ON the place, and between
tour and five acres of good meadow The land
not cleared is well timbered. This farm lies on
LIORH sides of the road leading from Bedford to
iioHidavsburg, and I- about a mile norm of Akes'
Mill. It adjoin* lands of Joseph 8 Riddle. AH in
M -es and other- ALSO. The undivided halt
I art of the farm now occupied by Josiah Sill.
HI-ISD as the creek farm, situate on Bobb s Creek,
aij lining Frederick Oster. Jacob Acker and oth
er This farm is all bottom land, contains about
. O'y-one acres nett measure, and is all cleared
and IN cultivation but about eight acres. The
improvements are a good two story log and plank
dwelling house, barn and other out buildings,
with a good well ot water before the door. This
place is about a mile from ST Clairsvtlle and is in
•igiit of Henderson ? Mill The terms wiil be for
each piaoe, one-third of the I'URIAIU-" money at
the time possession is given and title deltvcred,
April next, and the residue in two equal annual
payments thereafter without interest, to HI se
cured by judgment or mortgage All gtsin .N the
ground reserved, BALE to commence at it) 0 clock,
-A M , on the Mansion tarin.
oct23w3 Executor.
TRACT obtaining 252 ACRES, with good b>g
h<.u.-e and barn thereon also a good SAW -MILL,
w rth a rental of S2OO per annum About half
of -hi? tract is excellent bottom anl the balance
upland About 100 ACRES CLEARED, well
fenced and in a good state of cultivation. Balance
well timbered. The whole tract is well watered,
and is situate on Dunning's creek, in St Clair tp.,
adjoining lands of John Alaladt, Jacob Andrews
and Jacob Beckley. The mill and farm will be
sold separately, or together, to suit purchasers., one tract containing 153 acres, having a
good log house and barn and out buildings there
on About 65 acres cleared, well fenced and in a
good state of cultivation; balance covered with
an excellent growth of valuable timber—well
watered and situate neak PleacantviUe, in St.
Clair Township, adjoining lands of John Alstadt,
Jacob Bowser. Jacob Beckley arid Joseph Smith., OBe tract containing I<7 aeres. about 2b
acre? cleared, well fenced and in a good state of
cultivation; balance covered with an excellent
growth of valuable timber: well watered and
situate in St. Clair Township, adjoining lands of
Jacob Beckley Joseph Smith and Christian
These lands formerly belonged to the estate of
Nicholas Lyons, deceased, and are in a neighbor
to.. A well supplied with schools, churches, stores,
bach of these tracts will be sold as a whole or
in parts, to suit purchasers, and will be < Tered at
private sale until SATURDAY, the 14th of Nov.
next, when, if not disposed of, they will be sold
to the highest and best bidder at public sale, of
which timely notice will be given.
E r further particulars, address personally, or
bv letter, J. W DICKER SON,
"ily3?f Bedford Pa
$ (folumn.
Prepared by Dr. C. M. Jackson, Philadelphia
Their introduction into this country from Ger
many occurred in
And will cure you and your children They are
entirely different fromw-the many preparation? 1
now in the country cal I—l led Bitters or Tonics, j
They are no tavem-I--ft-preparation, or any i
thing like one; but good, honest, reliable medi- j
cine? They are
The greatest known remedies for
Liver Complaint,
Nervous Debility,
Diseases of the Kidneys,
aDd all Diseases arising from a Disordered Liver,
stomach, or
Constipation, Flatulence. Inward Piles. Fullnes
of Blood to the Head. Acidity of the Stomach,
Nausea. Heartburn. Disgust for Food, Full
ness or Weight in the Stomach, Sour Eruc
tations. Sinking or Fluttering at the
Pit of the Stomach, Swimming of the
Head. Harried or Difficult Breathing,
Fluttering at the y—y Heart, Choking or
Suffocating Sensa I ft tions when in a Lying
Posture, Dimness of Vision, Dots or Webs
before the sight. Dull Pain in the Head, Defi
ciencyof Perspiration, Yellowness ofthe Skin
and Eyes, Pain in the Side, Back, Chest,
Limbs, etc., Sudden Flushes of Heat,
Burning in the Flesh, Constant Imagi
nings of Evil and Great Depression of Spirits.
All these indicate diseases of the Liver or Di
gestive. Organs, combined with impure blood.
is entirely vegetable and contains no liquor. It
is a compound of Fluid Extracts. The Roots.
Herbs, and Barks from which these extracts are
made, are gathered in Germany All the medi
cinal virtueus are ex y traeted from them by
a scientific Chemist. I ft These extracts are
then forwarded to this country to be used ex
pressly far the manufacture of these Bitters.
There is no alcoholic substance of any kind used
in compounding the Bitters, hence it is the only
Bitters that can be used in cases where alcoholic
stimulants are not advisable.
is a combination of all the ingredients of the Bit
ters, with pfRE Santa Cruz Rum. Orange, etc. It
is used for the same diseases as the Bitters, incase
where some pure nlcobolie stimulus is required.
You will bear in mind that these remedies are en
tirely different from any others advertised for the
cure of the diseases named, these being scientific
preparations of medicinal extracts, while the oth
er- are mere decoctions of rum in some form The
TONIC is decidedly one of the most pleasant and
agreeable remedies ever offered to the public. Its
taste is exquisite. Itisa pleasure to take it. while
its life-giving, exhilarating, and medicinal quali
ties have caused it to be known a? the greatest of
all tonics.
There is no medicine equal to Hoofland's Ger
man Bitters or Tonic in of Debility.
They impart a tone |4 and vigor to the whole
system, strengthen A the appetite, cause an
enjoyment of the food, enable the stomach to di
gest it, purify the blood, give a good, sound,
healthy complexion, eradicate the yellow tinge
from the eye, impart a bloom to the cheeks, and
change the patient from a short-breathed, emaci
ated, weak, and nervous invalid, to a full-faced,
stout, and vigorous person.
Weak and Delicate Children are
made strong by using the Bitters or Tonic. In
fact, they are Family Medicines. They can be
administered with perfect safety to a child three
months old, the most delicate female, or a man of
These remedies are the best
Blood Purifiers
ever known and will cure all diseases resulting
from bad blood. Keep your blood pure; keep
your Liver in order, -y keep your digestive
organs in a sound, I healthy condition by
the use of these reme J— J dies, and no diseases
will ever assail you. The best men in thecountry
recommend them. If years of honest reputation
go for anything you must try these preparations.
Chief Justice ofthe Supreme Court of Pennsylva
PHILADELPHIA, March 16, 1867.
I find that -Hoofland's German Bitters'' is not
an intoxicating beverage, but is a good tonic, use
ful in disorders of the digestive organs, and of
great benefit in cases of debility and want of ner
vous action in the system.
Yours Truly.
Julge of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania.
PHILADELPHIA. April 28, 1866.
I consider "Hoofland's German Bitters a valua
ble medicine in case . of attaeks of Indiges
tion or Dyspepsia. I \ can certify this from
mv experience of it. zA Yours, with respect,
Pastor of the Tenth Baptist Church, Philadelphia.
DR. JACKSOS—DEAR SIR I have been fre
quently requested to connect uiy name with rec
ommendations of different kinds of medicines, but
regarding the practice as out of my appropriate
sphere. I have in al'case3 declined; but with a
clear proof in various instances, and particularly
in my own family, of the usefulness ot DR Hoof
land's German Bitters, I depart for once from
my usual course, to express my full conviction
that for general debility of the system, and es
peciallv for Liver Corn m t it ** a
and valuable prepare jV tion. In some cases
it may fail, but usual It ly, I doubt not, it
will be very beneficial to those whosuffer from the
above causes. Yours, very respectfully,
Eigth, below CoatesStreet
Hooflind's German Remedies are counterfeited.
The Genuine have the signature of C. M. JACK
so* on the front of the outside wrapper of each
bo'tle, and the name of the article blown in each
bottle All others are counterfeit.
Price of the Bitters, $1 per bottle;
Or, a half dozen for $5.
Price of the Tonic, *1 50 per bottle;
Or, a haiftlozen for $7 50.
The tonic is put up in quart bottles.
Recollect that it is Dr Hoofland's German
Remedies that are b universally used and so
highly recommended, ~w—. and do not allow the
Druggist to induce I lyou to take anything
else that he may say-l-'is just as good be
cause he makes a larger profit on it. These Reme
dies will be sent by express to any locality upon
application to the
At the German Medicine Store.
No. 631 ARCH STREET, Philwlelphia
Fjrmerly C. M. JACKSON A Co.
These Remedies are for sale by Druggists, Store
keepers and Medicine Dealers everywhere.
Do not forget to examine the articlejyuu buy
in order to get the genuine.
THI BEDFOBD GAZETTE is published every Fri
day morning by MEYERS A MBEOEL, at $2 00 per
annum, if paid strictly m advance ; f 2.50 if paid
within six months; *3 00 if not paid within six
months. All subscription accounts MUST be
settled annually No paper will be sentout of
the State unless paid for ix ADVANCE, and al! such
übscriptions will invariably be discontinued at
the expiration of the time for which they are
All ADVERTISEMENTS for a less term than
three months TEN CENTS per line for each In
sertion. Special notices one-half additional All
resolutions of Associations; communications of
limited or individual interest, and notices of mar
riages and deaths exceeding five line?, ten cents
per line. Editorial notices fifteen cents per line
All legal Notices of every kind, and Orphans
Court and Judicial Sales, are required by lair
t be. published in both papers published in this
All advertising due after first insertion.
A liberal discount is made to persons advertising
by the quarter, half year, or year, as follows:
3 months. 6 months. 1 year
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•One square to occupy one inch of space
JOB PRINTING, of every kind, done with
neatness and dispatch THE GAZETTE OPFICE has
just been refitted with a Power Press and new type,
and everything in the Printing line can be execu
ted in the most artistic manner and at the lowest
rates —TERMS CASH.
Lxf Alters should be addressd to
Monday October 12— Morning Session.
Pursuant to a call of the County Supt.
the Institute met in Union School
Hall and was called to order by Prest.
Session was opened with music by
Prof. R. A. McClure. The County
Supt. then delivered an address of wel
come to the teachers.
Minutes of last meeting read and
adopted, after which a number of
teachers became members of the Insti
An election of officers was held which
resulted as follows; Vice Pres., VV. S.
Lee; Sec. A. Stayer; Treas., G. C.
Long:—Cor. Sec., Mis 9 Amanda
Leany: Bus. Com., Messrs. H. B. Ziin- ;
merman, F. B. Berkheimer and Miss !
Maggie Mower.
A\fternoon Session.
Institute met and was called- to or- !
derby the Brest., minutes of previous •
meeting read and adopted. Instruc
tion was given in Vocal Music by R.
A. McClure. An essay was read by !
Miss Maggie Mower, Subject:—"Du
ties of the Teacher ." Exercise in Or
thography bv County Supt. Class
drill 111 Reading by Miss F. M. Haley.
Institute adjourned to meet at 7 o'clock,
P. M.
Evening Session.
Convention was called to order by j
County Supt., minutes read and adopt
ed. Business Committee reported a 1
programme for the next session which j
was received. The exercises of the !
eveuing consisted of I>ecture on As
tronomy by Professor 11. B. Zimmer
man. On motion the Institute ten
dered the Lecturer a vote of thanks
and adjourned to meet at 9 o'clock A.
1 M. on Tuesday.
Tuesday.—Morning Session.
Institute met, County Supt. in the
j chair. Exercises were opened with
j prayer by Rev. J. Q. McAtee, Minutes
of previous meeting read and approv
| ed. An essay entitled " Sacrifice " was
| read by S. D. Middleton. A class drill
i in Grammar was conducted by 11. B.
i Zimmerman after which a lecture on
Elocution was given by Miss F. M.
, Haley.
An essay entitled " Teaching " was!
read by Miss Ettie Irving. Class drill |
in Vocal Music was continued by R. i
A. McClure. Report of Business Com- I
I mittee was received, and Institute ad- '
i journed to meet at It o'clock P. M.
Afternoon Session.
County Supt. called the convention
to order, minutes of previous session
read and adopted. An essay was
read by W. S. Lee, Subject: The Flu
cation of the Heart." An exercise in
Vocal music was continued by R. A. i
McClure. The Institute was then fa- j
vored with a lecture upon "The Culti
vation of the mind" by D. St. George
F razor, who afterwards received the
! thanks of the Convention. Orthogra
phy was continued by H. W. Fisher.
I Business Committee reported, and In
stitute adjourned to meet on Wednes- ;
day at 9 o'clock A. M.
Wednesday.—Morning Session.
Convention was called to order by
County Supt. Exercises opened with
prayer by Rev. 11. Rizer, Minutes read
aud adopted. Class drill in Vocel mu
sic by R. A. McClure. An essay enti
tled " Common Schools" was read by J.
VV. Deitrieh. Class drill in Mental
Arithmetic was conducted by J. M.
Reynolds. Miss F. M. Haley then
gave a lecture upon the methods of
Teaching Reading. An essay upon
"Novel Reading," was read by Miss
Annie Arnold. The discussion of the
essay was postponed till afternoon Ses
sion. Convention adjourned till lj o'-
clock P. M.
Afternoon Session.
Convention was called to order by
Vice President, minutes read and ap
proved. Gn motion the Vice Presi
dent and Secretary were appointed a
; Committee to revise the list of Honor
ary Members, and report only those
who were friends of education. The
essay read at the morning session was
taken up and discussed by H. W. Fish
er and J. M. Reynolds. 11. A. McClure
continued the class drill in vocal mu
sic, after which an essay was read by
Miss Maggie McCleery, Subject:—
"Friendship ." A class drill in Mental
Arithmetic was continued from morn
ing session by J. M. Reynolds. Pro
fessor Stevens, of Pittsburgh, was then
introduced and briefly addressed the
convention. Report of business Com
mittee was received, and Institute ad
journed to meet in the Court House at
7i P. M.
Evening Session.
Convention met in Court Room and
was called to order by the President.
Preliminary business having been dis
posed of, D. St. Geo. Frazer was intro
duced and delivered an interesting lec
ture upon "Poetry and the Drama."
The thanks of the Convention were
tendered the lecturer and on motion
adjourned to meet on Thursday at 9 o'-
clock A. M.
Thursday.—Morning Session.
Institute was called to order by
County Superintendent. Exercises
opened with prayer by Rev. B. G. W.
Reid. Minutes of previous session
read and adopted. An essay upon the
"Beauties of Nature" was read by J. G.
Ake. A lecture upon the methods of
teaching the elements of vocal music
was given by R. A. McClure. Class
driil in Arithmetic was continued from
previous session by J. M. Reynolds. A
lecture on Elocution was given by Miss
F. M. Haley. The morning exercises
were concluded with instruction in
Penmanship, by Professor Stevens.
Report of business committee was re
ceived, and Institute adjourned to
meet at II o'clock P. M.
Aftornoon Session.
County Superintendent called the
Convention to order. Minutes of pre
vious session read and adopted. An es
say was then read by Miss Jennie Bay
lor, Subject: No success in teaching with
out Labor." The question; "Doesthe
study of rules in arithmetic, have a
tendency to make mechanical think
ers," was taken up and discussed by
H. Winter, I). St. G. Frazer, H. W.
Fisher, and J. M. Reynolds. Class drill
in Penmanship was continued by Pro
fessor Stevens. An essay was then
read by Miss Maggie Mower. Orthog
raphy was continued by county Supt.
Convention adjourned to meet in the
Court House at fiij P. M.
Evening Session.
Preliminary business having been
disposed of, the exercises were opened
with music by "Normal School Glee
club." Several selections consisting of
Readings and Recitations, were given
by Miss. F. M. Haley. The exercises
were interposed with choice music by
Prof. R.;A. McClure. On motion In
stitute adjourned to meet on Friday at
9 A. M.
Friday Morning Session.
Institute met and was called to order
by President. The exercises were o
pened with prayer by Rev. H. Hecker
ermau. Minutes read and adopted.
The following named persons were
then elected a commit tee on Permanent
Certificates: Misses Maggie Mower, Jen
nie Smith, Maggie McCleery, Messrs.
S. D. Middleton and J. M. Reynolds.
A lecture upon Elocution was given
by F. M. Haley. Professor Stevens
was then Introduced and continued his
lecture upon the subject of penman
ship. County Superintendent then an
nounced the following as the result of
the contest in Orthography, Ist prize ;
Miss Jennie Baylor, 2d, 3. D. Middle
ton, 3d Josiah Amos. The following
were then appointed a committee to
draft resolutions, J. M. Reynolds, D.
St. G. Frazer and J. M. Deitrich. The
election of Honorary Members was
then taken up, and on motion the Pres
ident of each School Board in the
county, with other friends of education
were elected. Institute adjourned to
meet at U P. M.
Afternoon Session.
In stitute was called to order by Pres
ident, minutes of morning session read
and adopted. Instruction in the anal
ysis of Letters was given by Prof. Ste
vens. The Institute elected the fol
lowing named persons acommitte on
Convention, Miss Maggie Mower, Sal
lie lluzzard, Messrs. S. Burnes, J. S.
Metzgar, and J. P. Smouse.
The chairman of Committee on Res
olutions then offered the following re
port which was unanimously adopted :
Relieving the advancement of the in
terests of Common Schools of Bedford
County and the elevation of the pro
fession of teaching, demand that the
school term should be lengthened and ;
the Salary of teachers increased, There- i
fore, we
Resolve, Ist. That it is the duty of
teachers and friends of education
throughout the County to use all hon- j
orable means in their power, for the j
accomplishment of said object.
2d. That now separating from each j
other for the purpose of engaging in
our school duties, we feel it incumbent
upon us to acknowledge the great ad
vantages and assistance we have deri
ved from our attendance at the pre
sent session of the institute, and would
earnestly recommend all teachers in
the County whose names have not al
ready been enrolled upon our books,
that they become members thereof at
its next meeting.
3d. That the teachers who absented
themselves from the Convention with
out just cause merit and receive our
4th That it is the duty of the teach
ers and directors of each School dis
trict to create a fund for the purpose of
establishing a library for the use of the
members of the Institute.
sth That we endorse the Resolution
passed at the previous session of this
Institute recommending the adoption
of Payson Dunton and Scribner's Na
tional Sysleic of Penmanship.
6th That we are in favor of introdu
cing Vocal Music into our schools, for
the purpose of imparting life, energy,
and reaction to the same.
7th. That we tender our thanks to
Prof. Stevens for his instruction in
Penmanship during the session.
B.h. That we tendar our thanks to
Miss Haley, Messrs. McClure, Winter,
and Frazer for their services during
the sitting of the Convention.
yth That the Directors of Bedford
Borough and the County Commission
ers accept our thanks for the use of the
Union School and Court House.
10th That we tender onr thanks to
Mr. Fisher tor the manner in which
be has performed the duties of his of
fice, aud that we favor his re-election.
On motion the Convention adjourned
to meet at the call ofthe committee.
J. M. Reynolds,
S. M. Barclay,
S. I). Middleton,
Com. on Publication.
The following named teachers were
present during the session of the Insti
Gentlemen —Ake J G, Amos Josiah,
Akers James, Anderson J F, Berkhei
mer F B, Bowser X' A, Burns S, Bitt
nerSW, Barley N S, Burkett A L,
Biddle J, Carpenter G S, Clouse W H,
Cowan A, Diehl Adam, Diehl S F,
Deitrich J M, Exline A, Findley J E,
Feather M, Frazer I) St G, Grazier W
A, Grimes W W, Gillespie F J, Garber
Aaron, Gates M., Huston O H, Ilarkle
B F, Hoover J. E. Kagarise E L, Keith
David, Keagy F M, Leo W S, Lee
George, LongGC, Metzgar J S, Mul
lin J A, Middleton S D, Oster Frank
Potts FB. Penrose W, rice Geo, Pep
ple James, Reil.v Chas, Reynolds J M,
Rhodes Thomas, Smith W C, Smith
John, Smith RF, Smouse J P, Stayer
A, Snider Geo, Stuckey J, Stoler I) W,
Stouffer J W, Stoler J C, Sams D M,
Tomlinson S, Topper Ambrose, Wil
liams W, Williams O, Williams B A,
Wade A F, Weisel A, Zook D. B. Zim
merman H B.
Ladies. —Arnold Annie, Arnold Julia,
Allison Ella, Baylor Jennie, Bagley
Annie, Bagley Margery, Connelly
Lydia, Clark Mary, Devore Charity,
Griffith M L, Hughes M A, Hoffman
Allio, Huzzard Sallie, Irving Ettie, Ir
ving Beekie, Leany Amanda, Louder
baugh D, McCleery M, McCleery D,
Mower Maggia, Miller Emma, Mc-
Girr Rosa, Mock Mary, Xaugle Sophia,
Pierson Lizzie Penned Annie, Ritchey
M L, Robinson M, Replogle L, Sher
man C, Schenebly E, Studebaker A C,
Studebaker A, Steven S A, Sanson! A
manda, Smith Loretta, Smith M J,
Shaffer Annie, Tomlinson M J, Wills
A letter dated St. Paul's Harbor,
Rodrack's Island, from an officer of
the U. S. Revenue steamer Wayanda,
says: We examined, on our way to
this place, all the harbors of note on
the coast; have found several places
where coal could be mined at a profit
on a small capital. In fact this coun
try is full of coal, but a great deal of it
of an inferior quality—the only good
feature that I have seen so far in Al
aska. Upon the whole, I think the
Government has an elephant in this
seven million purchase.
The Indians who inhabit this coun
try are a most indolent race, particu
larly the southern tribes ; but as we
advance to the northward and west
ward their dispositions appear to
change, owing, no doubt, to their in
tercourse with the Russians, as many
of them have been converted to the
Catholic faith. Far as we have gone
the natives seem to be delighted by
the change of Government; but I fear
it will do them no good, as the traders
are introducing "rum" among them,
which has proved a curse to all men.
During the winter months the natives
are employed trapping the fur animals
which abound in this country.
The natives live in a most miserable
manner, their principal food being
whale meat, seal and salmon; their
houses are filthy, and they are filthy in
person : their clothing consists princi
pally of furs of the poorest quality, ;.s
they sell all the best skins to the traders.
I find but very few old persons among
them, most of them dying under forty,
principally with consumption. It' is
constantly raining during the summer
months Rnd snowing during the win
At this place, on an island in the
harbor, ice is collected to supply the
Han Francisco and China markets, the
only business that pays in these re
gions. The weather, during the sum
mer months, is anything but pleasant,
raining most of the time, hut very lit
tle wind; during the winter months it
is very cold, and the winds are very se
vere, ice forming about three feet still :
water. I am told by parties living j
here it is hardly safe for a person to j
venture out during a gale.
We are now waiting the arrival of
our coal, when we will proceed west
ward to Ounalaska, Bristol Bay,
Northern Sound, and through Behring
Straits to the most northern part of our
possessions in the Arctic ocean. We
i are in hopes of getting South before
! the winter sets in, as it is fearful to
[ think of spending a winter so near the
! north pole.
IProg of (IK- Excavations ; Important
A correspondent of the New York
| Times writes from Jerusalem :
The discoveries made hitherto may
he summed up briefly. The south
wall of the sacred area, Herain El
Shereef, within which stood the tem
: pic, has been explored to the very
j foundations. It is found that in one
place the wall was not less than 180
feet high. At the lowest point of the
wall, which is now determined to be
also the lowest point of the Tyropseon
Valley, he discovered a small passage
which he explored for some 150 feet, of
very ancient construction, and evi
dently intended to carry off super
fluous water. Previously to this dis
covery it had been supposed that the
lowest point was the southwest angle
of the wall, where was the great arch,
known as Robinson's Arch. Visitors
to Jerusalem will remember the spring
of the old arch, at the point. They
will be gratified to learn that all the
conjectures with reference to what
formerly stood there have been abun
dantly verified. Not only was there
a splendid arch crossing the Tyropieon
Valley at lois point—the span of which
was forty feet across—and the voussirs
ruins of which now lie buried in the
debris, but beneath this old arch, cov
ered over with a pavement, built, :
presumably to cover these ruins, lie
the stones of an arch older still, per- ;
haps the arch built by Solomon him- I
self. The complete investigation of
this arch has been a long and a costly
undertaking, but its importance is j
very great.
On the east side of Hiram wall lies
the Valley of the Hedron. Lieuten- i
ant Warren, by a series of shafts and j
borings, has ascertained that the pres- J
ent bed of the stream is no less than !
forty feet higher than the old bed—
the bed having been raised by the enor
mous masses of debris and ruins that '
have been hurled over into the valley.
By the last letter from Jerusalem we j
received a plan of the system of cham
bers discovered at "Wilson's Arch," ;
higher upon the western wall, near
the "Wailing Place" of the Jews. — :
Lieutenant Warren has discovered, at
a depth of some fifty feet below the
surface of the ground, a vast system of ;
chambers and passages. These eham- ;
hers, whose use lias not been decided, j
are mostly about twelve feet square, ;
vaulted aud filled up with rubbish or !
with water. About eighteen have j
been opened, of which it is conjectur- j
ed that two or three are of Saracenic |
origin and the rest of Jewish. They j
branch off right and left along a great
passage. This has been followed up
for a distance of 250 feet, its destina
tion being yet uncertain, and its use
problematical. Perhaps, however, it
was a secret passage for troops. The
discovery is intensely interesting, and
may lead to singular and most impor
tant results.
THE Postmaster General lias just a
warded the contract for the supply of
stamps to the department for the ensu
ing four years to the National Bank
Note Company of New York. Thenew
stamps will be somewhat smaller than
those in use at present, but they are of
a superior style and finish, with a nov
elty in design. The two cent stamp
contains an engraving of a post boy ou
horseback in full speed. The three cent
has a locomotive under full head of
steam, the great carrier of our dornes
| tic service. The five cent stamp con
| tains a head of Washington. The ten
| cent, the finest of all in design and ex
j ecution, has a miniature engraving of
j the Declaration of Independence, exe
| cuted with such delicacy and precision
i that the picture suffers nothing under a
| magnifying glass. The twelve cent
j stamp has an ocean steam ship, and the
| thirty cent has a finely executed engra
ving of the zoirreiider of Burgoyne.—r
When It is considered that over a mill
ion stamps are issued daily, theimpor
tanceof this contract is at once evident.
A GOOD CHARACTER. —A good char
acter is to a young man what a firm
foundation is to the artist who propos
es to erect a building on it; he can well
build with safety, and all who behold
it will have confidence in its solidity—
a helping hand will never be wanting ;
but let a singe part of this be defective
and you go on a hazard, amid doubting
and distrust, and ten to one it wiil
crumble down at last, and mingle all
that was ever built on its ruins. With
out a good character, poverty is a curst
with it, scarcely an evil. Happiness
cannot possibly exist where a got d
character is not—where it is not a fre
quent visitor. All that is bright in the
hope of youth, all that is Calm and
blissful in the sober scenes of life, all
that is soothing in the vale of years,
centres in, and is derived from a good
character. Therefore, acquire this as
the first and most valuable good.
ONLYBELIEVE.— Let me entreat you
to look to the word of God's testimony,
and think not that anything else than
a simple reception of these words,'that
the blood of Christ cleanseth from all
sin,' is necessary for the purpose of be
ing cleansed from your sin. It is the
idea that something more is necessary
which obstructs this reception. It is
the imagination of a great personal
work to which you have hitherto sat
down in listlessness and despair, that
keeps you at a distance from God. He
approaches you with tidings; and
what yon have to do is to give cridit to
them. This is doing the work of God,
that you belteve on Him "whom He
hath sent; and could this transition be
accomplished, then would you be trans
lated into a habit of cheerful and pro
gressive obedience, which in a war of le
galism, or in the attempt to establish a
righteousness of your own, you never
can attain. — Dr. Chalmers.
A TOUGH STORY.— Miss Mary Hul
burt, from whose body physicians have
extracted during the past ten years at
least one thousand needles and pins,
was found dead in her bed, at susque
h>> jna, N. Y., last week. She wonld
never give any account of the manner
in which they were introduced, wheth
er she swallowed them or thrust them
directly into her flesh, nor did her
friends, by watching her, ever find out.
They were found at different times
working on the surface of almost every
part of her body, but chiefly on the
limbs. A lady who refused to believe
the stories about their removal, states
that she went to satisfy herself, and
saw a physician extract nearly fifty
from one one arm. The girl seemed
to be very little affected by the opera
tion. —mammm
If a few civil words will render a
man happy, he must be a wretch who
will not give them to him. Let anoth
l er man light his candle by yours, and
I yours loses none of its brilliancy by
j what
The Roman Catholics are building a
$3,000,000 cathedral in Canton, China.
VOL. 64.-WHOLE No. 5,467.
Seward has a free pass over the Erie
Railroad, engraved on silver.
The London post office delivers one
million seven hundred and thirty
thousand letters per week.
Some of the jewelry of the unfortu
nate Empress C'arlotta is for sale in
A man in Massachusetts has lost the
sight of an eye from being bitten by a
There is reported to be one mission
ary in China to every four million of
A rhetorical schoolmaster calls his
pupils buds of promise on the branch
es of education.
The heart of a coquette, like the tail
of a lizard, always grows again after
she has lost it.
An Irishman remarked of a lady
who had been very kind to him,
"Bedads she's a perfect gintleman."
A cow in Nashville, the other day,
ate a farmer's coat with S2OO in green
backs in the pocket.
A negro shot*a New Orleans car
driver the other day, because the driv
er requested him not to smoke in the
A mountain of magnetic iron has
been discovered in Lapland. It is suffi
cient to supply the world with mag
Minnesota expects a crop of about
fifteen million bushels of wheat this
season, worth twenty million dollars.
The State is ten years old.
The gingerbread and peanut venders
of New Orleans all congregrate before
the Capitol and do big business among
the colored legislators.
Olive Logan thinks that any woman
who can protect herself in a horse car
i is qualified to vote, and exclaims, "now
girls, be men 1" Rather a difficult
command to obey.
"You are at the very bottom of the
hill," said a physician to a sick patient,
"but I shall endeavor to get you up
again. "I fear I shall be out of breath
j before I reach the top," was the reply.
"THERE are depths of love in Christ
beyond what we have seen; therefore,
dig deep, and labor, and take pains for
Him and set by so much time in the
day for Him as you can. He will be
won with labor.—Rutherford.
Is Great Barrington, at a large par
ty the other evening, while a young
lady was playing the piano with a pe
i euliar touch, a bystander remarked,
"I'd give a world for her fingers."
He was greatly taken aback by her
: prompt reply that he might have the
whole hand—for his own. Three
cheers for leap year.
| It is a prevalent but mistaken idea
in the Eastern States, that there are
but few factories in the West. The
fact is, that the cities and villages of
the West are teeming with busy work
j shops. For instance, of the cities, St.
Louis has over 300 factories and pro
duces nearly $-30,000,000 worth of goods
j annually, and of the villages, Moline,
111., among other things, makes 50,000
plows of various kinds a year, and has
$120,000 invested in shops where a log
enters one end of the building and e
| merges from the other in the shape of
| tubs, pails, and churns.
Liberty is the right to do whatever you
wish, without interfering with the
rights of others.
Save your money and you will find it
one of the most useful friends.
Never give treuble to your father or
! mother.
Take care of your pennies and they
| will grow to dollars.
Intemperance is the cause of nearly
| all the trouble in this world ; beware
of strong drink.
The poorest boy, if he be industrious,
honest and saving, may reach thehigh
est honor in the land.
Never be cruel to a dumb animal;
remember it has no power to tell how
much it suffers.
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Once a Week says: Here is a row of
! ordinary capital letters and figures :
| They are such as are made up of two
I parts of equal shapes. Look carefully
; at these and you will perceive that the
i upper halves of the characters are a very
| little smaller than the lower halves—so
little that an ordinary eye will declare
themtobeof equal size. Now turn the
page upside down, and, without any
careful looking you will see that the dif
j ferenee in size is very much exaggera
| ted—that the real top half of the letter
is very much smaller than the bottom
half. It will beseen from this that there
I is a tendency in the eye to enlarge the
| upper part of an object upon which it
j looks. We might draw two circles of
> an unequal size, and so place them that
j they should appear equal.
A highly estemcd German citizen of
| Charleston, 8. C. while bathing a day
or two since, overheard a discussion
' among some negroes in regard to na
turlized citizens. One of the negroes
said that it was a shame that these
' foreigners were "lowed to stay here
and vote same as we what be born here
and lib here all our libes." Another
said : "Yes.dese Irishmen and Dutch
men and Frenchmen, dey don't know
1 nothing, they can't even speak Eng
' ligh; I don't tink dey ought to be al
' lowed to stay yer, much less to vote,
1 like we Americans." A third said:
7 "Well, you jis wait till General Grant's
lected, aud he will fix dat for we; I
i bet you he don't let none vote 'eept
dem what born yer."