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W. W. BROWN=
d. 13.1r.IITCHISON, ;
Terms, .s2_ per Annum, in Advance.
Wednesday Morning, March 17, '69.
'The NOW - Cabinet Members.
As we anticipated last week, some
Very important changes have been
made in 0-en. GRANT'S Cabinet. Mr.
S'TRWART, on amount of ineligibility,
resigned,and Mr.Rmyrwrxt,,of Mass.,
takes his place. Hon. E. M. WASH
BURN, in Consequence of ill health, re
sigti64 his position as Secretary of
State; -- and HAMILTON FISH, of New
York, - was appointed in his stead.—
Gen. ScitortELD resigned his position
as Secretary of War, and Gen. JOHN
A. RAWLINS, formerly chief of Gen.
GRANT'S Staff, was immediately ap
pointed by the President to fill that
important place. Of these appoint
ments, says the Philadelphia Press,
every Republican will speak in the most
The Secretary of State, Hon. HAM
ILTON FISH, of New York city, is an
able and accomplished citizen. Born in
1809, he has reached that period in
life when all the powers of a man are
fully matured, and when his ambitions
are least likely to conflict v. ith his
reason. A graduate of one of the old
est-and best colleges in his State, be
has never neglected his education, but
has &kept his mind fully qualified for
all his Varied business duties, as well
as Tor the -amenities that distinguish
'the gentleman of letters and refinement.
Admitted to the bar in 1530, a bril
liant career as a lawyer-lay before him,
alfhough &fleeted by choice of
politics a few y2ars later, he never lost
his prestige as counsellor or pleader.
His ability in this respect is of the most
undoubted kind. Thoroughly acquaint
ed with details, his large public expe
rience has rubbed off the angular pe
culiarities of the court-room habitue,
-and given to his thoughts the compre
lensiveness.of -the finished statesman.
Mr. FISH'S political career began in
1843, when elected to Congress for one
term. His promotion was deservedly
rapid. In 1848 ho was chosen Govern
or of his native State, and from 1851
to 1857 'filled the position of United
States Senator. In all these offices he
acquitted himself with honor; never
descending into partisanship, but firm
ly adhering t() mature?" convictions of
right. At the breaking out of the war,
he paused not in his devotion to the
Sag, and during the bloofi.y years of its
continuance he gave unswerving ac
cord to the principles which Union
bayonets wrenched from the enemy.—:
Since, he has stood unflinching-1y byte
Republican party, and has, in .eany
notable instances, proved one of the
wisest of its counsellors. lie therefore
approaches his new dufjles full of qual
ification, and with an understanding of
its responsibilities, heightened by ob
servant travel, among the nations which
give importance to our diplomacy.—
Mr. WASHBURNE could have had no
more fitting successor, and the premier
of Auburn may not even have proved
so satisfactory to the American and
foreign public as we prophesy the new
The selection of Mr. BOUTWELL for
the Secretaryship of the Trea:.ury is
eminently wise. This gentleman will
prove especially acceptable to the coun
try. He has been before the country
as a prominent member of the House
for years, and his record is unblemish
ed. All through the trying times of
war, and the eventful years of peace,
he has been a model of Republican
consistency. Like the late THADDEUS
STEVENS, he clings with tenacity to the
few elementary principles of govern
ment rather than allow himself to be
distracted by :multiform and conflict
ing - theories. He is a careful student,
and Ihas acquired an enviable mastery
Over the complicated problems of fi
nance, as his propositions and speeches
in the House abundantly prove. His
am iability makes him easily approach
table, and his readiness to hear and
learn iuspifes confidence. No part of
his Congresbicmal record is brighter
than that which relates to impeach
ment. From the first to the last he
insisted, with the firmness of one thor
oughly grounded in constitutional law,
_removal ;of that great Execu
tive Accident whose zmbridled ambi
ion led him to thwart tile wishes of
the people. Of the many tributes to
eloquenCe and. sound legal constrz.letion
rendered on that occasion, Mr. BOLT
WELL'S stands among the first.
Like General GRANT, the new Sec
,•etary is a self-made man. Commenc
-i, its a farmer's boy, he passed
41 1r0 4:11 ail the offices of honor, trust,
tire State, before be-.
• or . proft, in his his.
ring called upon as a Represeutative.
_He is uow fifty-one ye :,rs of age,and
:his past guarantee that in' his new
.position-he will acquit himself to the
,entire satisfaction of the people.
is-with atrunusual degree of pride
that we refer to Major General JOHN
A. RasitiNs, the new Secretary of
War, He Is about forty-five years of
.4t gentleman of fine culture and
unexcep- tionable deportment. As an
attorney he _
ranks high. His acquaint
with eret :eral GRANT preceded
the war many year.` and he went with
him into the field. 'le intimacy be
twert them and their ili st itual c4l "
dente were the birth of pe...`ee, but
they were nurtured to perfection a mid
the smoke of battle and the exposures
of the march. Originally a Douglass
Democrat, his aspirations bilt awaited
occasion, when fierce and quick they
bounled into the arena where Liberty
..79,5 struggling with the Go'
very. The stars that crown,his shoul
dPrs are indices of - that.courage which
1514 , c:red not, as well as.Of tkakadtrdnis.
trative ability which attends enlarge'd
* * * * - * *
Were the intrinsic qualifications of
General RAWLINS for his poition less
prominent, the history of his intimate
association with General GRANT would
afford a guarantee of faithful perform
ance of all duties.
This brief review of the appoint
ments may serve to show that there is
a peculiar fitness about each one of
them. The adjustment appears to be
complete so far as sagacity can make
it so. The President will feel at home
when in council with his
their deliberations will ccnsequently be
fraught with good results.
A general acquiesence in the selec
tions will be given by the public, and
the Administration may now start on
a career of prosperity which it deserves
and which the party and the country
Sham Democrats in Indiana.
The Democratic members of the In
diana Legislature resigned their places
and deprived the house of a quorum.
in order to prevent the ratification of
the Fifteenth Constitutional Amend
ment. Gcv. BAKER. immediately is
sued a proclamation ordering speeial
elections to be held to fill the vacan
cies, and a special session will be
in April. This revolutionary move
ment on the part of the Democrats
will cost the State, or rather the tax
payers of that State, the neat little
sum of $lOO,OOO. - This shows bow
little they care about the people's
money. It shows that they do not re
gard the will of the people. They
-se-cede from the Legislature to defeat
tLe will of the majority, and would
suede from the Union if they had the
power. Such men. and such leaders,
are a disgrace to, and a libel upon,the
word Democracy. They are seces
sionists at heart, Their. sympathies
. . .
are with England, or a monarchical
form of Government, where the few
rule the many, and the poor are crusk
ed beneath the iron heal of the op.
pressor. For this the. rebels fought
in the late Rebellion, and for this rea
son they bitd the sympathies of the
. Acting upon this same principle, as
we base already stated. they res;-
... n e d
their seats in the Indiar
to defeat an An. -
-ndment to the Con
stituti°7. of the United states, which
is intended to make this Government
Purely Democratic in accordance with
the lettzr and spirit of the Declara
tion ( . .,1 Independence. It is no use,
ge9,itlemen. Erpr.ll suffrage before two
. years will be the law of the land. You
must; thei'efore, get out of the way of
the wheel of progress, or be run over
and crushed. Justice cannot stop for
The Elections Since the Inaugura
tion of President Grant.
Our Democratic friends have boast
ed for some time past that the passage
of " the Constitutional Amendment
would destroy the party. Well, sever
al elections have been held since its
passage, which have resulted as fol
In New Hampshire, where a Repub
lican was elected last year by a majori
tv of about twenty-five hundred, an
election was held on the 9th inst, and
the result is
For Stearns (Republican) 27,824
For Bedell (Democrat) 23,026
.Rep4blican majority 4,798
'rhe Republicans elected all their
candidates fi r Congress, and out of 12
Senators elected this year, ten of them
are Republicans, a gain of four.
Another election was held in Cam
den, N. J., and the Republican candi
date for mayor received a majority of
over five hundred, somewhat larger
than Gen. GRANT received last fall.
Bridgeport, N. J., has a!so endorsed
the administration of Gen. GRANT, by
electing the whole Republican ticket
in every ward by increased majorities.
THERE will be a grand Reunion of
the Army of the Potomac at N. York
on July sth. We hope to meet there,
a large representation of the officers
and soldiers from Pennsylvania, who
were so numerous in that army during
its eventful history.
The officers of the old Sixth Corps
have thrilled a society called the 6th
Army Corps Legion, Head Quarters
at Philadelphia, which all officers of
that Corps are urged to join. The in
itiation is $2.50, and the annunl dues
i'3.00. Officers should address Col.
JAS. 8.. NEMER., Station A. Phil'a.,
for enrolliDent as members, enclosing
GEN. FRANK P. !)LAIR, Jr., who
was once " talked of" for the Vice
Presidency by a small parly of politi.
cal allies of the "Lost Cause i and
who was appointed by A. J., to the
position of a Pacific Railroad Com
missioner, was unceremoniously re
on_ Saturday by the "desPotic"
GRANT. ... President GRANT does not
like corrupt at,..
:Niers who fought
vote as they
He admires the su
for the country, and no
shot. He does not like de:
and selfish revolutionary
Hence FBA'S - 1K P. is kicked out, the
BLAIR family _ignored'. The new. Ad
ministration will be a anceess,
—Rev, Wm. Milburn, the celebra
ted American tilind preacher, ha's had
etn operation pega,rmed on his eyos in
Berlin. Though gqlch proscrat,gd
thereby, he basso far recovered that
a second operation, which it is vx
ne.ted Till he suecessful,will be made.
Editorial and Otheritems.
Camp Hamilton, near Hampton,
'Virginia, has been broken up.
—The Arkansas Senate passed the
Constitutional Amendmentby 19 to 3,
—A project is on foot in Canada
for bridging or tunneling Detroit riv
—The steamships Herman, Erin
and City of Baltimore have arrived
from Europe. -
—Bill Ryall. a well known English
pugilist, died of typhoid fever in St.
—John G-. Baxter was nominated
for Mayor by the City Democratic
Convention at Louisville.
—Mrs. Lydia Beecher, mother of
Henry Ward Beecher, died in Brook-.
Saturday,, morning,"aged eighty.
—The rumor that Thomas H. Fcinlds
will succeed Col. W. Thomai as Post
master at Cincinnati creates much
citement. • .
—Hon. James Guthrie, late United
States Senator from Kentucky . , died
at his residence in Louibville; Satur
—The buildings Nos. 66 and 68
Lake street, Chicago," were damaged
by fire and water Saturday evening to
the extent of $25,000.
—The peach buds in Somerset coun
ty, New Jersey; *ere killed by the
cold snap last week. and the crop is
likely to proire a failure.
—W. S. Groesbeck, of Ohio, will lect
ure before the Alpha-Delta'Psi Fra
teruity at Yale College, at New Ha
ven, as the 13th of May.
—Petitions aro to be circulated in
Missouri. asking the , Legislature to
submit an amendment to he constitu
tion striking out the ward "male."
It is said the Fifteenth Amend
went will pass both houses of. the
Georgia Legislature this week, by the
votes of Democrats and conservative
—Dr. Gilmer, Chairman of the Re
publican State Central Committee of
Virginia, is out in a card bolting the
nomination of Gov. Wells and others
in the Petersburg Convention.
—An English judge, Baron
son, on being asked to A&lder-
o we his cpin
ion ns to the pr , --
‘, ...per length of a ser
,iied, • rwenty minutes, with
leaning to the side of mercy.".
—A Fashionable Fifth avenue
church in New York city employs
four sextons, and with the support of
other decorations, the getting of re
ligion in that ``house of God" is very
_ Of three applicants for the post
office atDubuque.one claims it because
his wife is a cousin of Gran;, another
says he can "go him two nieces bet
ter," and the third wants it because
he is a tanner.
—Wm. Protun, a reputable farmer
residing near Brighton, Madison coun
ty, Illinois, shot himself through the
head with a revolver on Saturday,
killing himself instantly. No cause
is known for the act.
—A tneeting cf citizens of Nashville,
irrespective of party or color, was held
Saturday evening, to indorse Presi
dent Grant's inaugural. Henry S.
Foote made a speech, expressing con
fidence in the new administration.
—Dr. G. W. Darden, who killed
Chas. Wallace, editor of the ()Upper,
was taken from jail at Warrenton.
Georgia, Friday night, by a party of
disguised men, who took him some
distance from town. where they shot
and killed him.
—Punch makes very had conun
drums occahionally. HP] eis one :
Which is the wickedest portion of
America Why Sin-sin-naughty, to be
Evidently Punch has forgotten the
existence of Chicago.
—A gentleman who recently visited
Lanesborn, Minnesota, says that there
was not a single house in the place
last July. Now a thirtV-five thousand
dollar hotel is being built, the public
school numbers ninety five scholars.
and the lowest figure for a business lot
is one thousand dollars.
—Wm. Graham, a native of Cin
cinnati, and lately an able seaman nn
board the American bark John Bright
was before United States Commission
er Hallett, at Boston, on Saturday,
on a charge of murdering Thomas
Benson, third mate of theittnie vessel,
on the high seas on the 6th February -
—The Cashier of the First National
Bank of Rockford, Illinois, is repor
ted to have absconded with the funds
of the depositors.. The bank will p:a
bably fail. The people of Rockf;-rd
and vicinity are much excited by this
unexpected development. The cash
ier has hitherto been regarded as an
—Wisconsin asks for the repeal of
the law by which murderers are ex
empt in that State from capital pun
ishment. The State has tried the im
prisvment for life idea, has found it
wanting, and has come-to the conclu
sion that the only way to deal with .
murderers is to enforce in all cases
where guilt is proved the death pen
—Judge Russell, of the Superior
Court of North Carolina, has issued a
nroclamotion commanding six mein
lawfuliff of B
o o ffi b :
‘.. qf the Ku-Klux Klan to surren
der themb74vcs; o the
insozi county, y
cer of ti4e State ; any authorizing any
citizen of the State to Z'APture• and
bring to justice these putlaws, and in
case of a fight or resistance after being
called on to surrender, to •slay them
without aceiwation or impeacl , Ment of
,Nf any crime.
Our - Western " Letter:
MY liiii.tifultlibAN:- 7 :This Chi
cago tolin is a-great-place -for- sensa
tions, and for doing "big things."—
Everything dmie_.is on'a:granct-scale:
Real estate, sales, buildings, specula
tions, preaching and theittricalli, are
decidedly on the "magnificent: When
persons marry, they do it hugely--
they marry -all over, and - vrhen they
_tired of it they get
a rush. The more publicity a Chicago'
divorce case attains, the better the
parties like it, as a general thinir, We
have a few women who .are married
and divorced annually, and, in each
case it is done with a grind flourish of
trumpets. Chicago vionann are gotten
un on a grand scale-with . grecian
bend, pannier. hialOteeled . bnota, ar
tificial calves. palpitators, plum perm,
switches. chitraons and the like. they .
are certainly fearfully and wondertu! ,
lY made; though some are fair to look
firm. I don't _approve of the-palpi
tators and false, calves. They are not
only unnatural, but are iso Iliscourag
ing to a fellow. "
Some of the young men of this mot:-,
al city are gotten up regardless Of ex.
pence. - This. is not. surptising,fir even..
in Bellefonte this-is the:Case.: :There:
. is, however, less of the fop element..
here than any city I ever saw: Most
men here are .'•
Among the numerous other - big
thirir., we very frequently•hare-error-•
mous fires. Only two nights nen we
hail a $575,0 0 0 fire which resulted in .
the dent's of four of mirdevoted fire
men. The bra ye - fell ow.i tu min tea the
roof of a five story building which was:.
in flames, The roof gsv9 way .. a,:k
four of them were swallowed up in the
flames.. A-fifth sprang off. and in his
rb scent caught the telegraph -wita
with his hands. With• his hands
and teeth he held on-until relief came.
The four who went down were taken
nut black, Charred and deid. Two of
the unforunates had served with luity- -
during the war. They passed 0 •
the terrible ordeal of he- - "' mu g"
ed—through --ale unceath
a n ..,irriauga,and Shiloh,
the - .iurg, to return and become
victims of the fire-fiend. Each_
of them held, as do all.Chicaeo'S fire-.
men, a $2.000 life insurance 'Policy.
presented them by the citizens.
dOubt very much if' any city in Amer
ica has such a fire department 24 Chi
cago has. Every part of the eike:
connected by a fire alarm telegraph,
the - observatory en the Court TTonee,
where an operator is over on the
watch to receive dispatches and trans
mit them. to the different. engine limit
see. By the time the public alarneis
sounded the steamers from all di - me'
tions are thundering along the stre:ets
to the scene -orthe fire. :011, , h0w the
firemen work, and how thoroughly
every man knows his place and: busi:
ness. eteifemerit, no Useless run
ning 'to and fro, but work,work,::untd
the -fire is. extinguished. • When life
is at stake how nobly these men exert
themselves. and risk life and' limb to
save it. The instancesare not few
where Chicago firemen 'have perished
in their heroic attempts to save life
and property. And this is whyr'eur
citizens insured the 'Eyes of the fire
men by voluntary subscription.
And, these steam fire engines, what
beauties they are, and held effective.
Without them (Male() would be
ablaze all the time. Fire atterfire
breaks out. but the fewest number:Suc
ceed, because of the effectiveness of
our engi:ies and the energy of our fire
department. I hope Bellefonte. has
an engine or two of this description.
Surely the property owners are not so
blind as to he without one at 6:ist.
remember the days of the old bucket
brigade of Bellefonte ; but Ihope its
days are numbered. One steam fire
engine with the requisite number of
men would accomplish more than all
the Men and women in the . to:M in
line. with all the old milk and swill
pails they could 'scare up. A big fire
will occur in Bellefonte some day
which will destroy enough property
to - pay' for twenty engines. Then your
stocking: leg capitalists will leek in
vain for their hidden treasures, for
stocking legs will burn and so will
greenbacks. 0-et down pier old.shot
bags, and pour out your old—time sil
ver which has laip their for years.—
Ffunt up your boxes, open.your mi
serly souls, if you have any, and give
enough of your hoardings to purchase
at least what will protect the balance
of your money from destruction by
fire. Do this Much at least, if you
never. put a penny into circulation or
contribute a dollar to the improve
ment of your town. Oh ! beautiful
town, what a pity you are afflicted
with the presence of men whose fists
remain forever clenched when, they
should be open-handed and open
hearted in the matter of public int—
provement. .Oh, silvery, beautiful,
powerfillspring creek— how blind the
policy which allows your waters to
pass by untramelled, almost unheed
ed, to the boSom of old Biddy; when
they might he mule to turn ten thou
"%Vies the fat contributor says,
" to return back to my subject."—
Aniong'the thingS which Chicago
doing big at this time, is the veloci-
Ode. Velocipedestriamism is the
s eegation now. This section is well
calculaid for this hind of boss, for
here the land lies on its Sicli instead
of stan3ing on its ego as it does in
Pennsylvania. Of course we have not
so much land to the acre as if it stoats
on edge ; but it is better for yeloei--
nedes, for although this animal runs
down hill quite easily, it is somewhat
balky when you undertake to ride it
up bill. It is decidedly "up hill busi ,
ness." A man has about allthe bus
iness he wants,to ride one on the level
ground, and you may properly eharge
the:rider With being a Ausy body."
The-velocipede is an excellent means
of developing the muscles. I have
seen persons deVelope the muscles of
the — head and face in one attempt to'
ride. You can also reduce the flesh
on - your body if you :desire to bring ,
yourself down to your fighting weight.
I saw a man reduce his flesh consider
ably the other day by comine• in con—
tact with a picket fence. He objects
to gcing , on picket again. I like to see
young ladies on ; velocipede-bade. Wo
men, you know, are more agile than
men, and I think this the best
ble means of , showing their agility !
Oh, how I would love to embrace
some of the velocipedes I have seen.!
You have doubtless beard o f the po
etry of motion. G-et a nice female girl
on a • prancing steed of this descrip
tion, and " poetry of motion" don't
express it. A- lady rides on one 'side
of an ordinary, horse; but on the ve—
locipede everybody is conitiolled 'to
ride on - both sides. In fact I have seen
new begiviners ride all - over a veloci—
pede, and•over considerable ground
besides. One lady," whose husbi.-.d
is learning to "ride, wants to know
who, reniedv to apply to give him rest
at night. She says he takes..a- posj- .
tion nn his back, and keeps up the 'no
tions of a - velocipedist all night. is
generally necessary to break an ordi
itary - horse,' before using; but this is
unnecessary with the velocipede. In
fact,-they are ::core useful,, when not
broken at all. .
The. "coining woman" • • •
her place anin••.
the sensations of .he
31. i I imp). An am using en n ver- -
saaon was overheard the other clay,a4
yer (hie) an y.
thing of my wife.?"
"1 have not tho '
nonor of knowing
• .af t apologize, Sam; don't apo
..po-hie-logize. I-i-its no honor,
whatever. D'd 3:.e-r see her?" -
I did not !"
".How yer know yer ? She's
as tall as a meetin' house, and as
broad as a lainp-post, and she wea-s
a gingim umbreller, and one eye out,
and her nose (hie) is done up in specs.
Didn't yer see her?"
" No. ArC:. emphatically.
`• That's all rithht, Sam; that's all
right: merely ask firnmerashun. She
(hie) says - she was going to join li,
sory-ory-sisters, and if she, does, I
mean to get blind stavin' drunk.
Wouldn't you T'
I confess, Mr. Ilt:punmeas, that I
am disappointed in not being invited
to a seat in Mister Grant's Cabinet.—
Ile said, some time ago,. that thOSe
appointed, would be persons leat: ex
pecting it. This was the rock on which
I built nip hopc . sibat Isuppoae there
are plenty other prominent men, like
disapp..int.Nl, and possibly some
of them are Pennsyliranians, too.—
Well, well, we can't all be cabinets,
and I presume we will have tobe con
tent. Your own Q (lAD •
Mr. Stewart Declines.
The following is the letter of Mr
STEWART to President GRANT- deem
ing the Treasury Appointment :
WASEIINGCON, March 9,186 g.
To the PreAleot—DElrn SIR : Ap
preciating the .high honor conferred by
your nomination and the unanimous
confinination by the Senate of myself
to the office of Secretary of the treas.
ury, I regret that circumstances beyond
our control compel me to deciine.
Could the difficulties presented by the
provisions of the act of 1789, which,
in organizing the department of the
treasury, prohibits the secretary from
being directly or indirectly concerned
or interested in carrying on the busi
ness or trade of commerce, be overcome
by any reasonable sacrifice to mys,H, I
would willingly make it. I would
promptly transfer to gentlemen in
whom the public have full. confidence
every interest in the gains and profits
that could possibly accrue to myself in
the business of my . house during my
official term to be aPplit d to such pub
lic charities as their judgement should
dictate, and have proposed and sought
by the execution of appropriate instru
ments to accomplish that end. But
serious differences of opinion have
been expressed as to whether that
course would satisfy the requirements
of the law, and although I will not hes
itate to make this appropriation, pro
vided it would enable me to accept the
office and thus unite my efforts with
your own and other members of your
cabinet in restoring economy, honesty
and strict frugality in the administra
tion of the government, and lifting as
rapidly as practicable from the people
the great burdens of taxation, debt
and extravagawe resting upon them.
yet the business relations of my firm,
and its connection with others largely
interested in their continuance, are
such that they cannot be severed sum
marily, nor can my interest in it be
whoiely and absolutely disposed of
without producing great embarrass
ment and loss to those with whom I
have-been conneetAl. I cannot con
sent to enter upon the adm;nistratioa
of laws by any act or course that can
be construed into a disregard or viola
tion of the law, and while. therefore,
regret that the plan proposed is deem
ed-inadequate to relieve me fro it leg t',
and as it seems to me, technical (Lisa
bilitieS, I yield to the better ju& , -.
merit of others rather than seem to be
willing to - accept a position in disre
spect of law. In finally renewing the
declination which was tendered at the
outset of these objections, I repeat to
you, Mr. President, my thanks for the
honor done me in 'offering this high
position, and assure. you that you will
have my earne‘t Obits to susta'n your
administration in carrying out the wise
and salutary measures indicated by you
on entering upon your office.
Sincerely your friend,
ALEXANDER T. STEWART.
Whatever may be the opinions en
tertained by people in regard to the
propriety of the appointment of Mr.
STEWART, honest men everywhere wi!!
think more highly of hlin for his noble
letter. .4e haq shown a spirit worthy
of his honorable reputation, and fully.
,Justifying the sagaei tc! of
t he president
in selecting him for the responsible du
ties of Secretary of the Treasury.
fIEO. L. POTTER. M. D.. Physi
cian and Sorgeon.6ffets his profisibri
al Eery icor to the citizens of Bellefonte and
vicinity. Office retw•ved to house formerly
oceupie I by Mr: Switzer. on Spring rtreet,
two doors South of Presbyterian church.
%XTM. BROWN. LicPnsed Auction
eer. hereby informs the public that
be holds himself in readiness at all times. to
attend to all Auctions, Vendues, or Public
Sales of personal or Real Estate. Charges
reasonable. Call on, 'or address. William
Brown Bellefonte, Pa. marl7:69-Iy.
T_T AVING determined to remove to
Lick haven on the Ist of April next,
t rqnest all persons who are indebted to
me to call and settle their accot.nta before
that date. Untettl d claim will . be left
with Samuel L. Barr, Esq., for collection af
ter that time.
marl7'69 St GEO. Y. BEA TTIE.
GROUND PLASTER AT $l2 PER TON
Just rectived and always on hand at
GEO. .t JOE. P. BLYMTER'S WARE-
HOUSE, MILROY, PENN'A.,
Salt for Bale Wholepale and Retail. All
kinds of grain bought at highest prices.
A.DIII NISTRA T ORS NOM E.--Letters
of Administration on the estate vf Eliza
beth Lytle. late of Harris ton naltip. dec'd..
having been granted to the undereigned,
all persons knowing themselves indebted" to
said estate are .equested to make immediate
payment. and those having claims against
the same, to present them duly authentica
ted for settlement.
.IN O. I. THONIPSON. A d nen.
marl 7'69-4 . r'•
A -UfT L7ttS NOTION
etl an•Auffitor appointed by the Court —
Common Pleas of Centre count;.o
tii.tribittion of din monrys ArlSiffi out or the
Ante.ol . the Real li•ttote of A: N,'hipley: in
the hands ..I* R. Z. Kline., Erq -High Sheriff
"f (3 9..tre county. to and nu:tong:A thti , d le
;niiy entitled, thereto, will ntt.m.i.co the (lit
tle:, of his ay,p , ,lntinent, at his otliee in Belle
fonte, on Eattirtl.ty. April 11th, - 18 5 9, nc 10
o'elook A. M „"et raid !lay. when: turd where.
all persons iuterested may lately) if-they see
p•rver. IL Y. STITZER.•
inarlrfl9 4t. Auditor.
'Wilson P. Palmer, No 44, April ;erm,lB6S
Sybella Niraer. Stal)pcena in LiToree.
centre comity. 88
The Commonwealth of
Pertnqlvania to Syhel la Palmer. Grretir; :
int are hereby notified that you areeoni
mended, rotting tt,ide all lvinet.s end ex
euees, to he and appear in your own person
before our Judges at Bellefonte. at our coun
ty Court 4 Common Pieaa, there to be - held
on the fourth '.ll.molity of April nest: to allow
1,11/3... if ai.y t r u hat e. r, air host.aol
‘Viiams P Palmer. enould not be airoieed
and separated from the h .nda of matrimony
which be hat h contracted wait you. il" t cea
illy to the prayer
exhibited turainst you bet nre our said Court,
awlthicyou shall in nu wi,e omit at your
peril. L.Z KLINE
George W. Barrie, No 50, Nov term, 'CS.
Rebecca A. Minis. Subpoena in Divorce.
Centre count✓. ex:
The Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania to RcheecaA.llarris,Giceting:
'You are herehy notified that you are com
manded, setting aside al business and ex
clues, to be and appe ix in • your own person,
bethre our .Judges at Bellefinte. at our min
ti Court of Common PleaA. there to be. held
on the ourth Monday of April next, to show
if any you have, why your bui-band,
George W: Harris. should - n•ot be divorced
and separated from the bonds of matrinickny
which he bath cont-acted with you agreea
bly to the prayer of his petition and libel ox
nibited against you betofe our said Coml.,
and this you shall in no wise omit at your
peril. D. Z. KLINE,
mart 7'69 St. Sher .
The undersigned adopts this method of
informing his friends and the public gener
ally that he continues to iiieep the Bute] im
the corner of Allegheny and Bishop Sts..
known by the cognomen of
The Proprietor has spared no pains in fur
nishing the house with new furniture. The
beds and bedding are the very best; the
rooms commodious and well ventilated. The
accommodations, boarding. &e., are equal to
any of the high priced Hotels. Only 25
cents for meals. Thankful for past favors,
he solicits their continuance, and promises
satisfaction to all. .
marl7'69- ly. WM. BROWN, Propr.
tary on the Estate of Hugh Tanner. late of
Potter T.iwrpthip, deed.. having been grant
ed to the Undersigned by the Regit ter of
Wills. of Centre enunty all tersons knovring
themselves indebted to said Estate are here
by notified to come forward and settle their
accounts, and those having claims against
raid Estate are requested It present the
same duly authentietved fore. tlement.
II P. CADWALLADHIt.
F 0 ARTNEVISIIIP NOTICE.—
George A. Lose have formed a partnership.
trading as Isaac Lose Son. in the Im.im•ss
of keeping a. Liver,v and Exchange Stable in
Bellefonte, located at The Burnside
on the alley in rear of Gm Shoe Shop of Jno.
Powers. The stable of George A Lose b.
Co.-. in rear of the Brock‘erhoff House i.
abandoned. and the firm of Geo. A. tom if-
Co.. is di•:solved. ISAAC LOSE. '
marlo'69-3t GEO. A. LOSE.
Thn . firm of George A. Loss It Co.. 'VHS
dissolved by mutual cons'ent Febrtuiry
180 The hooks of the thin ere in the hands
of George A. Lose for settlement.
GEO 1.0.. 7 ,E
.1. D. THOMAS.
-,, DR SA 'S
I R C ATARRH
du not iv , sis •n rut yea, seamy
that Dr. Wonderial, or any other man
has diecoverea• a remedy twat cures Con
sumption, when the lungs ate hill. consum
ed, le short wilt cure all ili.enses whetheria
mind, hotly or estate. make men aive tree
and leave death to play for want of wink,
and is designed to make oar sublunary
sphere a blissful paradi4e, to which Heaven
itself shall lot but a sale show. Von have
hear t enough of that kind of humbun•gery,
and we do nut wonder that you have by ' this
time become disgusted with it But when
we tell you that Dr. Sage's Cata-rh Remedy
will puaiticely care the worst case • ( 9' L'ota.rh
we only assert that which thousands can SO-
Lily to. Try it. ttud you will tie convinced
We will pay $5OO Reward for a case of Ca
larch that ae cannot cure.
FOR SALE BY MOST DRUG GIST 3 EV-
ERY W 11 ERE
PRICY. ONI.t 60 CENTS. Sent by Mail pod
paid. for .%ixty Cents; Four Pa••kages [or
$2 00 ; or t Dozen for S 5 0 1 1. Send a two
cent stamp for [Jr. Sage's p ttnphlet on Ca
tarrh,. Address to Pr.•prictor,
B. V. PIERCE, M. D.,
fe24'6P-3m. Borrwt.o ; N. Y.
15000 a year can be made by live
'Tents. selling mrnew and'va!-
uable Addrers J. AIIEARN, 63
Second St.. Baltimore, Md. fe24 611 4w.
I p TEACHER Srm onth . WANTED-$75
r A N u
I T E p D a
u s i
8 1 5 0
drea s " The People's Journal," Philadelphia,
Pa. mar 3' 8-4 w.
WANTED.—Salesmen to travel and sell
by sampl: a new line of goods. c it
uations permanent. end good wares. Ad
dress with stamp, H. H. RICHARDS Sr. CO.
413 Chestnut St-..PhiPa. Pa, wnr3'69-4w.
PAINTS FOR FARMERS —Unsurpassed
for any purpose. 66 for a bbl. of 300
lbs. Send for eirealor. GRAFTON MIN
ERAL PAINT CO., 254, Pearl St., N. Y.
$lOO to $2OO per month salary paid to
good Agents to ee'l our Patent
.lVoo corrorsive White Wire Clothes tam—
State age and p at occupa!lon. and address
the American Wire Co, 75 William St.,N.
N., or 18 Dearborn St., Chicago, DI.
AGENTS WANTED —For the only steel
engraving of Gen. Grant and bin
publi , hed with their approval. Engrav
ed by Sartain. Size 15 by 19. 52.00. 100
per cent. to agents. Address GOODSPEED
A. CO., Chicago, or No. 37 Park now, New
Yolk. mar3'69 4w.
EW . 1100ES-200 ENGRAVINGS.—
rne Fertnor's and Meebaniee Manuel,
edited by 'Geo. E. Warity,i: Jr., author of
" Draining for Pri:cit," ‘! Element< of Agri
ar. A book of gr".."...t value to every
One. 'cella for IR . , page " c i rcu l ar . Agents
wanted. T I ::a A T 4v, CO., Publisher!. 654
Broodw• N. Y. tuar3'69 4w •
rpm CHRISTIAN, 60 CENTS !—A large
1: live, 8 page monthly religions and 1. 1
ily paper, full . lasts, provix
dents, music. Pare • .onees, inei,
reading yue s• odes, pictures.
young. ohl, vaints. sinners. ono
and all: No sectarianism, controversy, pol
Ries. puffs. pills. or potent Insaicine.l.. stO
eenre a 'ye'ar ; I 0 01 , 11 i.!?, $5. Put Sunday
Schools. II) copies 34. Send 10 cents for 3
speam us he-ore you forget it. Vol. 4 be
gine. Jan:. 1869.. 1000 paees new live tract'
for $l. Address 11. 1.
.1i ASTINUS, Scrip
tural Tract hepo.ity, 19 Lindall. St.. Ili*.
ton MaB3. nutr3'69
`ANTED! WANT ED !L ents
sex. in every town and village. for the larg
est ONE lulLl.Allt SALE . in the country.—
The smallest. at tieles soltlean be oxvhittiged
for a Silver Pl tea five-bottled Revolving
Castor. or your choice of 200 articles upon
ex.rhringe list. Conlin issiuus to Agents larg
er than ever. oleo.' for Circular.
S. C. TtioluesoN s c . CO.
134 I?eklera I
Si . , DOSton, Mate.
TRY THE COMB[NA TION OF
ALLEN, ATWOOD & BATES,
GaEAT MANIMOTII SALE!
LICENSED BY THE U. S. GOVERN'NT.
Haring had large experieneo. we are con e..
dent of suceese in our ONE DOL•
LA It SALE.
ffar - NOTICE.
We will present to any person sending u s
a club in our great ONE DOLLAR SALE
Silk Dress Pattern. Piece of Sheeting, Sew
ing Maehitie, a Carpet, a Wat. h, kc., Sc.,
• ALL FREE OF COST.
Greatest inducements ever offered.
Cir,ufor and Sample sent fl ee to any ad
ALLEN, ATWOOD Sc BATES,
Nos. 57 Milk, 78 it 84 Devonshire Street
Boetun, Mass. •
Iwant to reuse each sleepy head.
1 Who stand upon the brink.
Where yawning gulf's disclose the dead,
Who might, but did not think.
I want to warn the living, ones
Who blindly grope along.
Ye fathers. daughters. mothers, sons,
Whitt perils round you throng t
Look our. my realer. are you free,
Or do.you wear the mark ?
Moat all nre blind and cannot see,
Yea, griping in the dark.
Catarrh, a demon in the head,
Constnnption is its sun 7
Kills hosts, yea. counties!: millions dead,
Perh3ps you may be one.
That hacking, hawking. spitting, shows,
Catarrh effects your head,
Matter and slime in throat or nose,
Rune down your throat instead.
Your lungs and liver soon will show,
Consumption has its birth ;
Catarrh, its sire, will feed it too,
'Till you return to earth.
Iranhis affect your head and throat,
Now dolei forgot what I have wrote,
Or thick this subject dry.
WoLuerr's ANNIIIII.ATWa MIMS,
adorrh—The demon tles ;
It pare the /intr. gend heal h insures,
And Catarrh quickly dies.
I want to gratify my f,iends,
IVho wish to umierptand
About PAIN P.uNr. its tt,e, its ends,
And Why its great demand. •
I. want to show you plain ns day,
Why PAIN PAINT -tops all pain,
That you may never have to say
" not tr:t p.tint again."
PAIN Parr will cool but, narer stain;
Pinups Intl tm Ilion out ;
het tutei,s en, the bread or brain,
A trial stops ail doubt.
When in(lamation !cares the frame,
Ali pain y.ll cease at once;
Remove the cause, 'tis all the tame;
None daubis unless a dunce.
The pores will ope at d drink PAIN PAINT;
Ab , Olbe , llN till with ea:?e
Re,tor• K the weak. the Fick, the faint,
a greatest skeptic please.
Evaporation mole the piece
As it'll onatign fling ;
Irk blood at the ;ilisornent's base
Make's PAINT in vapor rise.
'Tis thus PAIN Pstsr runoves all doubt,
Remove:. the very cause
By pumping intLirmition out;
On this we rest uur cause.
Woloott's Psi. Paint is sold at all thug
Stores; also, Walcott's .nriihilat , ,r, for the
cure of Catarrh and Colds in the bead. Sent
by Fxpre,s on receipt of the money, at 181,
Chatham square, N. Y. B. 1,. Wolcott,
Prop'r. ie24419 4w.
Dr. =O. V. BURTON'S
► CCO ANT II 'TE .
• noun ALL inst • R Tonscco. Is
harrnfess I purifies and enriches
the syste.• pOSSCISeS great nourish!
wer, au excellent tone and ap
• o digest the heartiest food.
..1 establishes robust health.
I ears cured. Pries Fifty
• . An inte - in treatise on the in.
eco, with lists testimonials, refer.'
t nee. Agents want • . ddleSS
DR. T. It. Assort, Jere City, N. J.
F• SALE BY ALL DRUGGI
tar' Lim:l.—Beware of humbug imitat
CTradtmark X Chpltrigh Rd.]
entirety Kgetable v.
the blood, tuvigornA,
Mg and strengthening \
petizer, enables the sma
makes sleep retreating,
2.nokers and chewers fr
rents per box, post fro ,
jeeious effects of t , "
Miens, etc., SEXT
GEO. M. PECK, Proprietor.
hereby inform my friends and the public
generally that I cuntinue to keep the
in Bush's Block, atijoinirg Howell, Gilli
land f Cy',.. Store. Meals can be obtained
at ALL HOURS during the day. Oysters.
the very best, cooked in every style. Meals
provided for Reenter B•ardere when ~order
ed, and at reasonable rates. Thankful to
the public for past Newt., the continuation
of these favors is respectfully' solicited.
kb 17'69. ty. O. M• PECK.
0. W. ITATIVALLIN,
PLASTERERS! PLASTERERS !! -
We adopt this method of infOrming the eiti
zens of Bellefonte and vicinity that we have
entered into partnership in
• PLASTERING BUSINESS.
All jobs entrust CO) us will be done in the
shortest time and in the. moat workmanlike
manner. From out long experience in the
business 'Waled Confident that we can give
full midsection- to all who may favor 'us
with their _work. Address, or call on
VADIVALIN d LnbiBERT ,
feb 17'69.6m Bellefonte,-Pa.
TREMENDOUS AMOUNT OF
- The undersigned bar just received tits
moat extensive lot •of Leather, from . the
New York. Baltimore and Wihnin . ton mar—
kets, ever brought to this place, Ztonsiating
America . 7,
Preach - Ki 7,,
OILFINISII AND BRl.l,qi MOROCCO,
KID. GLOVE SKIN,
Wha ng Leather,
Linings and Shoe
of every diAeription, all .f which will be
sold cheaper than can be ientg.ht at any oth
er establisbiurntin Centrai Pennsylvania.
ABRAIIAM s USS:II 01.
B ELLEFONTE ACADEMY
A CLAS:-ICAL SCHOOL FOR YOUNG
GENTLEMEN a YOUNG LADIES.
Nest Tenn commences nn Thursday Falun
The desien of this InFtitntitie tO fur
hitth thoriothh in,trnetimis in the Ehonentn
ry sad Hither English Studie., Mntheran
B.vai-Ket.ping : Dr !wing, Aiwient and
Modern Lang , tmes. and in all the branches
of a complete Academic CiaITSC.
Special art:talon is given to Instrumental
and Vocal Nimiiu• The latter i 3 taught to
all the pupils charge.
Male pupils from abroad hoard in the
School Building, under the supervision of
A limited umber r.f Y•dtag Lady pupils
is received int.) be immediate family of
EVERY NECUSARY ATTENTION
is elven to the Ipmlti), comfort, and mora
and intellectual improvement of the t upils
For further partiettlar4.
A.I ins& Bev. J. P. 1117011 ES,
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(41 4 , : ;,. : , 3 , : ,„ 1 ,
i F.,.: ..
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W it 01Yect
AND WILL PBESNT TO ANY PERSON
Bending us a Club in our Great
ONE DALLAR SALE OF DRY AND FAN-
A Watch, piece ofSheeting, Silk Drees Pat
tern, Sc •
FREE OF COST
Our inducements during the past few years
. have been large.
WE NOW DOUBLE OUR RATES. OF
We have made many important additions
Lions to oar Winter Stocks, and have large
ly extended our Exchange List, and we now
feel confident to meet the demands of our
Send for new Circular
Catalogue of Goods and Samples sent to
any address free. Send money by register
ed letter. Address all orders to
J. S. HAWES if CO.,
15 Federal et, Boston, Huse
P. O. Box. C.
Wholemllo Dtalers in Dry and Fancy Goods,
Cutlery. Piatod Ware, Albums. Leather
Tho undersigned respect
fully invites the attention of the citizens of
Licllef into and vicinity, to his
on Bishop Street, as the only place whore
the bort quality of
VIES, CONFECT METE. lES,
MINCE MEAT. of our rqra
Manufacture. £tio be,t Norfolk Oysters by
the Can or Qmirt. Also e• eked in all stylus.
(1 e) Fried in Crumbs. Frie•i in butter. Fan
cy Itnas•s. Stewed Scoiluped O -
ters. Opder Pie and tiara Chowder.
. A private noon nezrOy folrni,hed anu aar
pebol, for !a.iies or .t.:oeial prt liar. A special
invitation ie hereby extended to all
ja13'69.1y S. J. 51vDOWELL.
G ALLMAN'S HOTEL
DAN . L GA %NI Prop'r
This long established and well kuown lin
tel. situated on the southeast corner of the
Diamond. opposite the Court House. having
been purchased by the undersigned. he en.
nounres to the former patrons of this estab
lishment and to the traveling puhlie goner.
ally, that he has thoroughly refittca his
house, anti is prepared to render the most
satisfactory accommodation to all who may
Ivor him with their patronage. No pains
will he spared on his part to add to the eon
venience or comfort of his guests. All who
stop with him will find
HIS TARLS abundantly supplied with the
most sumptuous faro the market will afford,
done up in style, by the most experienced
HIS BAR will always oaatain the oboioest
HIS STABLING is hest in town. and will al
ways he attendedby thetotoit trust worthy and
Give him a call, one and all. and he Nett
confident that ati will be satisfied with their
AN EXCELLENT LIVERY
is attached to this establishment, which
strangers from abroad will find icreatly to
their advantage. ja6'63.ly.
wAGON HUMS. spokes and felloes
laFge and srnolLat
IRWIN 4 WILF3O.I'B