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A. B. RUTCHISON lz CO.,
Bellefonte Masonic Lodge, No 268. A. Y. M,
meets on Tuesday evening of or before the
Constans Commandery. No. 33, K. T.,
meets second Friday of each month.
I. 0. 0. F. Centre Lodge, No. 153, meets
every Thursday evening at their Hall,
Forthe conferring of Degrees the Ist Sat
urday evening of each month.
For Degree of Rebecca, second Saturday of
I. O.'G. T.—This Lodge meets every Mon
Bellefonte Church Directory.
Presbyterian church, Spring St., services at
at 11 a. m., and 74- p. m; No pastor
at present. This congregation are
now erecting a :iew church, in consequence
of which the regular religious services will
be held in the Couit House until further
Methodist Episcopal Church, High St., ser
vices 10/ -a. m., and 71 p. ra. Prayer
meeting on Thursday night. Rev. Jas.
St. John's Episcopal Church, High St.. ser
vices at 10/ a. in., and 7/ p. m. Rev.
Byron McGann, pastor.
Lutheran Church. Linn St., services 10/ a.
in., and 71p. m. Rev. J. 4. Hackenberger,
Reformed Church, Linn St., no pastor at
Catholic Church, Bishop St; services 10k
a. in., and Sp. M. Rev. T. McGovern,
'United Brethren Church, High Street, west
side of creek; services--
African M, E. Church, west side of creek ;
services al 11 a. in., and 7/ p. in. Rev.
Isaac Pinuell, pastor.
EW BAKERY AND CONFECTION-
BUSH'S ARCADE, HIGH STREET,
Z. T. GUDYKUNST,
Having purchased from Adam Horkheimer,
his first class Bakery and Confectionery,
and having added largely to his stock. is
now prepared to furnish the public with
good fresh BREAD, PIES, CARES, CON
FECTIONS, and everything in his line, at
all times. In connection with the above, is
A FIRST-CLASS ICE CREAM SALOON
for Ladies and Gentlemen, which will be
open during the summer. Pic-nice, private
parties, Ac., can be supplied with all kinds
of Confections, Ice Cream, Cakes and Fruits
on very short notice.
myl9'69-Iy. Z. T. GUATRUNST.
N EW BAKERY.
The undersigned respect
fully invites the attention of the citizens of
13ellefante and *'.`zinity, to his
on Bishop Street, as the only place where
tho best quality of
MINCE MEAT of our own
The best and neatest Ice Cream accom
modations is the town. A room neatly fur
nished and carpeted, on first floor, for la
dies and gentlemen, and a room on second
floor for private parties—ladies and gentle
men, fie prides himself on the superior
quality and flavor of his Ice Cream, and
most cordially invites his friends and the
public generally,to call and realize the troth
of the assertion, that McDowell makes the
best Ice Cream in town.
ja13'69.1y. S. J. McDOWELL, Ag't.
BAKERY & CONFECTIONERY.
ALLEGHENY ST., BELLEFONTE, PA.
The undersigned would hereby respect
fully inform the citizens of Bellefonte and
vicinity,that he is prepared to furnish at all
FRESH BREAD, CASES OF all KINDS,
PIES, cec., dEc.,
CANDIES, SPICES, NUTS, FRUITS,
and anything and everything belonging to
his business. Be has recently completed a
large and commodious addition to his build
ing, and has furnished it in a stylesurpase
ing anything of the kind in the town, where
ladies and gentlemen can, during the sum
mer month, be accommodated with the very
BEST OF ICE CREAM.
Having had -years of experience in the busi
ness, he flatters himself that he can guaran
tee satisfaction to all who. may favor him
with their patronage.
aug4'B9-Iy. J. H. SANDS.
FURNITURE WARE ROOM.
Howard Street, Bellefonte, Pa.
f every description, quality and price, for
sale cheaper than at other estab
lishment of the kind in
Ready made Coffins, of all sizes and pile
kept constantly on hand. Also Cof
fins manufactured to order.
jafl'69.ly. P. HARRIS.
F URNITURE WAREROOM.
Manufacturer and Dealer in all kinds of
O O p
17 1 25
20 1 30
35 1 55
55 1 100
SPRING BOTTOM BEDS,
TABLES, ROCKING CHAIRS, &c
I also keep constantly on hand
a very fine selection of the latest styles of
MOST REASONABLE RATES
My prices are all as low, for every article as
IN ORDER TO SATISFY YOURSELVES
WILLIAMS & CANAN,
MANUFACTURERS OF COTTAGE FUR
ALL KINDS OF TURNED WORK.
At our new catrblishment near the Belle
fonte Planing Mill wo now manufacture
end turned work of Every Description
throughout Central Pennsylvania, we in
vite you to call and see us. We are prepar
ed to furnish you with
ALL THE TURNED WORK NEEDED
in your business, cheaper than you can
purchase in any
OTHER PORTION of THE COUNTRY—
CAN PURCHASE IN THE CITY
OUR MACHINERY is the VERY BEST,
and tur facilities for obtaining lumber ena
ble us not only to compete with, but to
UNDERSELL ANY OTHER ESTABLISHMENT
CALL AND EXAMINE OUR WORK
WILLIAMS it CANAN,
je2'69-ly. Bellefonte, Pa
TOBACCO & SEGARS
CHAS. T. FRYBERGER,
Wholesale and Retail Dealer in
TOBACCO AND SEGARS,
BALTIMORE SPUN ROLL,
NAVY, lb and I lb.
Cut and Dry Smoking Tobacco of all kinds,
also Segars of all grades and prices
at $l3. per thousand, and
PIPES, SEGAR CASES.
And all the various kinds of articles usually
kept in a Tobacco Store. Goods will
be sold wholesale at manufacturer's
prices. •Give us a trial. I in
vite all to como and see
Store —Opposite Brockerhoff House.
NEW TOBACCO STORE.
LEVI A. MILLER it COMPANY,
ALLEGHENY ST., BELLEFONTE, PA.,
respectfully informs the public that they
have opened anew
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL TOBACCO
in the new building recently erected by J. B
Butts, where they have a large stock of
SMOKING AND CHEWING TOBACCO,
the very best and of all brands, together
GENTLEMEN'S Eurnisbing GOODS
In connection with the above, they have
also opened an extensive
FASHIONABLE EATING HOUSE
on European principles. Everything in the
best of style.
MEALS AT ALL HOURS.
ppr21139-1y: L. A. MILLER A CO.
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. ac., 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.
MATRASSES, I marl7'69-Iy. WM. BROWN, Propr.
they can be
in this mrknet.
Call and examine my stock
(Old Stand) Spring St.,
The trade supplied with
cheaper than you
in the whole country.
with a large assortment of
"Let us See to it, that a Government of the People, for the People, and by the People, shall not Perish from the Earth."—[A. LINCOLN.]
ALLEGHENY ST., BELLEFONTE, PA.
(Opposite the Brinkerhoff House.)
A. HOTEL ON THE EUROPEAN PLAN,
Licensed by the Court of Centre County.
FIRST CLASS BAR, RESTAURANT,
ROOMS AND STABLING
AN EXCELLENT BILLIARD ROOM,
with 3 tables, new and in perfect condition,
Give the Conrail House a trial.
H. H. KLINE,
The undersigned adopts this method of
informing his friends and the public gener
ally that he continues to keep the Hotel on
the corner of Allegheny and Bishop Sts.,
known by the cognomen of
, ‘OU:It HOUSE.,"
MILLHEIM, CENTRE COUNTY, PA.
The undersigned adepts this method of
informing the travelling community, and
citizens generally, that he has refitted and
furnished anew throughout, with first class
furniture, this well known and established
house—the NATIONAL HOTEL, Millheim,
Pa. He is well prepared to furnish first
class accommodations to all who desire to
make a hotel their Home, or pleasant tem
porary abode. The custom of the travelling
public, and the surrounding country, is re
spectfully solicited. Courteous and atten
tive servants are engaged at this popular
Hotel. The Stabling is the very best, and
none hut careful and accommodating Host
lers are employed.
jy. 14'69-Iy. Prop'r.
PLEASANT GAP HOTEL.
dersigneehaving purchased the Hotel prop.
arty at Pleasant Gap, adopts this methotl of
informing his friends in part cular,' and the
travelling community generally, that he has
refitted and furnished his house in the best
will be supplied with the best the market
will afford, and
with the best of Liquors
is the very best, and the proprietor prides
himsilf therefore, upon the fact that his ac
commodations, both for man and beast, can
not be surpassed by any Hotel in the coun
try. His old friends, as well as strangers
and travellers, are most cordially invited to
gall. WM. IMHOFF,
mar24'69 ly. Pleasant Gap, Pa.
ALLEGHENY ST., BELLEFONTE, PA
HOUSEAL & KROH, Proprietors.
A FIRST CLASS HOTEL-COMFORTABLE ROOMS,
PROMPT ATTENDANCE. '
ALL THE MODERN CONVENIENCES,
AND REASONABLE CHARGES.
The proprietors offer to the traveling
public, and to their country friends,first
class acoommodations and careful at
tention to the wants of guests at all times.
at fair rates. Careful hostlers and good sta
bling for horses. An excellent table well
served. A Bar supplied with fine li
quors. Servants well trained and every
thing requisite in a first class Hotel. Our
location is in the business part of the town.
near the Post Office, the Court House, the
Churches, the Banks, and the principal pla
ces of business, renders it the most el
place for those who visit Belle
fonte on business or for pleasure. An
OMNIBUS WILL CARRY PASSENGERS
and baggage to and from all trains free of
charge. myl 2'69-tf.
DAN'L CARMAN, Prop'r
This long established and well known Ho
tel, situated on the southeast corner of the
Diamond, opposite the Court House, having
been purchased by the undersigned, he an•
nounces to the former patrons of this estab.
lishment and to the traveling public gener
ally; that he has thoroughly refitted his
house, and is prepared to render the most
satisfactory accommodation to all who may
favor him with their patronage. No pains
will be spared on his part to add to the con
venience or comfort of his guests. All who
stop with him will find
His TABLE abundantly supplied with the
most sumptuous fare the market will afford,
done up in style, by the most experienced
HIS BAR will always contain the choicest
His STABLING is best in town, and will al
ways be attendedbythemest trustworthy and
Give him a call, one and all, and he feels
confident that all will be satisfied with they
AN EXCELLENT LIVERY
is attached to this establishment, which
strangers from abroad will find greatly to
their advantage. ja619.1y.
A RCADE SALOON
GEO. M. PECK, Proprietor.
hereby inform my friends and the public
generally that I continue to keep the
in Bush's Block, adjoining Howell, Gilli
land & Cc's. Store. Meals can be obtained
at ALL FLOURS during the day. Oysters.
the very best, cooked in every style. Meals
provided for Regular Bearders when order.
ed, and at reasonable rates. Thankful to
the rublio for past favors, the continuation
oft se favors is respectfully solicited.
f 17'69.1y. G. M. PECK.
THE GEM RESTAURANT
MEALS AT ALL HOURS.
THE undersigned avails himself of this
method of informing the citizens of Belle
fonte and vicinity, and the traveling com
munity in general, that he has opened a first
in the basement of Bush & McLaine's new
hotel near the Pa. R. R. Depot. He keeps
constantly on hand
Oysters in every style, Roast Chicken, Pork
Steak, Ham and Eggs, Fresh Fish, Veal
Cutlets, Cod Fish lia:ls,Baked Fish,
Roa t Tnrkey,Beefsteak, Fried
Sausage, Mutton Chaps, Tea and
Coffee, Clam Chowder, Lombs Fries,
Fried Eels, and everything to suit the taste.
Feeling assured that general satisfaction
will be given, he invites Ell to pay
him a visit. -
ja13'69.1y. I3ollefonte, Pa.
BELLEFONTE, PA., AUG. 11, 1869.‘
T G. LOVE, Attorney at Law,
• Bellefonte, Pa. Office on High St.
_TAMES RANKIN, Attorney at
e, Law, Bellefonte, Pa. Office in Armory
building, 2nd floor. ja6'69.ly.
E. C. MIRES, Preet. J. Y. HARRIS, alder
FIRST NATIONAL BANK Of Bellefonte
Allegheny St., Bellefonte Pa. ja6'69.
LINN 4k, FURST, Attorneys—id-Law,
Bellefonte, Pa. ja6'69.tf.
H F. II ALLISTER.. JAMES A. BEATER.
MIALLISTER It BEAVER; Attorneys
at-Law, Bellefonte Penn'a. ja6'69.ly.
EDMUND BLANCHARD. EVAN M. BLANCHARD.
Eit E. M. BLANCHARD, Attorneys-at
.Lnw,, Allegheny St., Bellefonte, Pa.
WW. BROWN, Attorney-at. Law,
. Bellefonte, Penn's., will attend
promptly to all business entrusLd to his
JOHN H. DAVIS. CTUS T. ALEXANDf:R.
ORVIS & ALEXANDER, Attorneys-at-
Law, Bellefonte, -Pa. Office in Conrad
Rouse, Allegheny St. ja6'69.ly.
WJ. KEALSH, Attorney-at,-
. Law, Bellefonte, Pa., will attend
faithfully to all business entrusted to his
care. Deeds, Bonds, Jac, executed in the
best style. marlo'69
AIIGUSTIIS EfIBLER, M. D., Physician
and Surgeon. Office at his residence
near the Quaker Meeting House. Will attend
to all business in his profession ata 11 times
and at all hours. jel6'69-Iy.
URIAH STOVER, Li6ensed Autioneer,
will attend to all sales entrusted to his
cure. -Charges reasonable. Address, Uriah
Stover, Houserville, Centre Co., Pa.
GEORGE F. HARRIS, M. D., Physician
and Surgeon; Pension Surgeon for Cen- .
tre county, will attend promptly to all pro
fessional calls. Office on Hight St., Nnrth
JD. WINGATE D. D. S., Dentist. Of
. fice on the corner of Spring and Bishop
streets, Bellefonte, Pa. At home, except the
first two weeks of each month. Teeth ex
tracted without pain. ja6'69.ly.
WM. N. ARMSTRONG SAMUEL LINN.
ARMSTRONG 8& LINN, Attor
neys-at Law Williamsport, Pa., will
attend, promptly, to all business entrusted
to their care. jyl4'69-Iy.
JAS. H. DOBBINS, Physician and
Surgeon. Office up-stairs in J. H. Mc-
Clure's new Building, Bishop St., Belleonte,
Pa. Will attend to all business in his pro
fession, faithfully at all times, andallhonrs.
AB. HUTCHISON it CO'S. Job Print
.ingg Waco, " Republican" Building,
Bishop St., Bellefonte, Penn'a. Every De
scription ofPlaiu and Fancy printing acne
in the neatest manner, and at prices below
city rates. ja6'69.
D. G. BUGG.
BIISH YOCUM, Attorneys-at-Law,
Bellefonte, Pa., will attend to all busi
ness entrusted to them, with promptness.—
Office on Northeast Corner of the Diamond,
in Mrs. Irrin's stone building. jal3'69.y.
AVILSON & HUTCHISON, Attorneys-
V V at-Law, Bellefonte, Pa. • Collections,
all other and legal business in Centre and
the adjoining Counties, promptly attended
to. Office in Blanchard's Law building. Al
legheny street. ja6'69.
WIT. H. 'BLAIR
BLAIR & STITZER, Attorneys-at-Law,
Bellefonte, Pa. Can be consulted in
both the English and German languages.—
Cffice on the Diamond, next door to Gar
man's Hotel. feblo'39.ly.
CENTRE CO. BANKING COMPANY.—
Receive Deposits and allow Interest;
Discount Notes; Buy and Sell Government
Securities, Gold and Coupons.
HENRY BROCKEREOFF, President.
J. D SHITGERT, Caakier. jal3'69y.
GEO. L. POTTER, M. D., Physi
clan and Surgeon,offers his profession
al services to the citizens of Bellefonte and
vicinity. Office removed to house formerly
occupied by Mrs. Livingston, on Spring st,
two doors South of Presbyterian church.
BELLEFONTE MEAT MARKET
BISHOP STREET, BELLEFONTE PA.
The oldest Meat Market in Bellefonte.—
Choice meat of all kinds always on hand.
jafi'69.ly. B. V. BLACK.
WM. BROWN, Licensed Auction
eer, hereby informs the public that
he holds himself in readiness at all times, to
attend to all Auctions, Vendues, or Public
Sales of personal or Real Estate. Charges
reasonable. Ca 11 on, or address, William
Brown, Bellefonte, Pa. marl7'69-Iy.
MS. GRAHAM, Fashionable Barber,in
, Basement of the Conrad Hcuse Belle
fonte, Pa. The best of Razors, sharp and
keen, always on hand. Ho guarantees a
SHAVE without either pulling or pain.—
Perfumery, Hair Oils, Hair Restoratives,
Paper Collars, Arc., constantly on hand.
AARON R. PAM'. J. I'. SALMONS. LEVI R PALM.
1 ATSP. SALMONS .!s CO., Contractors
a. , d Bricklayers, Bellefonte, Pa., adopt
this method of informing those wishing to
build that they will furnish Brick and lay
them, by the job, or by the thousand. Will
set Heaters, and do all kinds of wark in
their branch of Business. ja20'69.1y.
BELFORD, D. D. S., Practical
L.'s Dentist; office in Armory Building,
over Irwin & Wilson's Hardware Store, Al
legheny St.. Dr. B. is agraeuate of the Bal
timore College of Dental Surgery, and re
spectfully offers his professional services
to the citizens of Bellefonte and visinity.—
Can be found at his residence except during
the last week of each month. aprl4'69-Iy.
t)W. RHONE, DENTlSTaroalshurg Cen
. tre Co.,Pa.,most respectfully informs the
public that he is prepared to execute any
description work in his profession Sat
isfaction rendered, and rates as moderate
as may be expected. Will be found in
his office during the week, commencing on
the first Monday of each month, and at
such other times as may be agreed upon.
1 A. Rankin of this Borough, insures prop
arty for the following Stock and - Mutual
viz: Lycoming Mutual, York
Company, Pa., Insurance of North America,
Enterprise, and Girard of Phila., Pa., Home,
of New Haven, and any other reliable com
pany desired. Also, Provident Life Compa
ny of Phil'a., and- other good Life Compa
-r. F. HOT, AAA N, Physician and
CP Surgeon, having removed from Empori
um, Cameron county, has located in Miles--
burg, Centre county, Pa., where he will
faithfully attend to all business entrusted to
him in his Profession. Office in his residence
on Main St., where he can always be seen
unless professionally engaged. In his ab
sence from home, orders may be left at the
store of Thos. Holahan. marlol39-Iy.
"With fingers weary and worn,"
With body tired and sick,
The pale-faced printer stands at his ease,
Setting up type in a "stick." •
Pick, pick, pick !
Letter and space and lead;
Pick, pick, pick!
0 ! how weary the hand and head !
A. 0. FURST
Letter and space and lead,
and letter and space—
What a wonder then that printer has
SSuch•a wan and dejected face?
No matter how late the hour—
No matter how tired or sick;
The jaded printer must stand at his case
Piling up type in his "stick."
How wearily passes the hours;
How weary body and brain :
But his hands must move however hard
The effort,"or great the pain.
Click! click! click!
The letters drep in their place,
And pale, pale, pale,
Is the weary printer's face
-0 ! bow be sighs for a rest
As he dolefully hums his rhyme;
But it's all in vain—the paper's behind,
And it must be out "on time."
As he moodly stands at his case,
With a mingled sigh and groan,
He sighs for some'genial clime
Where printing is unknown;
And his heart begins to throb,
And his brain begins to reel—
() who can paint the distress
That the worn-out printers feel.
0 ! citizens, friends, divines !
Remember us when you pray,
For you must have the news
If we work both night and day;
Our life is a life of toil,
And pale and thin our faces—.
While you repose on beds of down
We printers are at our eases.
"With Angers weary and worn,"
And face of ashen hue,
The weary printer stands at his case,
Wasting his strength for you.
[The following items were in type, but
were unavoidably crowded out of last week's
A Chapter of iforrore—An Infuriated
Dutch Poet Poisoning Extraordinary
-Violent Death—Etc., Etc.
APPLICABLE TO A DUTCH POET
It never rains but it pours. Seasons of
crime, frightful horrors and carnage aie
no lees positive and marked in their
continuance and consequences than the
eras of desolating and unrelenting el I
demics. Wars are succeeded by con
flicts not less sanguine ; crimes are sel
dom left standing alone, "but are fol
lowed by horrors such as overshadow
and deluge all preceeding records of un
naturalness, and epidemics are only
given additional prominence and gar
mented with greater horror through
their, so to speak, 'local habitations
and name.' " Epidemics are usually
confined to the limits of dense popula
tions, while crime, like the eruisions of
a horse fly, are liberally scattered lath
efand yon. Mental idiosyncrasies, or,
idiot—syncrasies, are not less wonder
ful in their peculiarities. Though born
a first-class saint and reared on the es
sence of incorruptible and unsourable
christian stomachic irrigants, just at the
time when mans mental balance seems
best poised, some pinion, cog, pivot or
infinitesimal item of mental mechanism
gives away, and the dismal and dreary
chattering of a wobbling mind instantly
follows. To illustrate : a friend of ours
recently engaged in a rather complex
and exhaustive undertaking, involving
unusual stress of mental resources. The
undertaking resulted, not in a deplora
ble disaster, nor yet in a consumate vic
tory. but rather, in Inedus res—in the
middle of the thing- We saw him after
wards, noticed his gloomy and dejected
bearing. Words of consolation, of hope
and of faith were freely offered, and we
left him in a state of comparative hope
fulness and rest. Imagine our surprise
on opening a late number of our local
hebdomadal, the Reporter, to see therein
that our pseudo friend had mounted a
bare-boned and far-gone brute named
Pegassus, and had "gone for" us in a
half column of what may be appropriate
ly denominated dutch chowder. We
were actually attacked by a poet—a
country poet—nay, a country dutch po
et, son of a country dutch landlord, by
an intimate friend. In our chagrin,
grief, and mortification we laid the Re
porter away, sadly thinking that of
Weird, wizened, wicked and wise,
tinder the earth and beneath the skies,
Whether Malay, Chickesaw, Mormon or
That ever drew breath,sr drank;from a—pot ;
The meanest, dirtiest, silliest sousehead
That ever melted milk or passed as a
The wickedest and worst English word—
man gler :
In fact, of tho vilest that we could recall :
The "ernariest" son-of-a--of them all
Was that hemaphrodite dutchman, Jack
• Speaking more particularly of the
prevalence of crime, our commu
nity was last night agitated from
centre to circumference by a re-
Fort of the poisoning of the family of
Abot Fly,Esq., an old resident of Potters
Mills: We have not, at this writing,the
complete details we could desire, and
can, therefore. but give such particulars
as are current. The family, consisting
of Mr.. and Mrs. Fly and seven children
—the oldest some twelve years old, was
well known thronghont this valley. The
BY ONE OF TEEM
CENTRE BALL, Aug. 2, '69
parents have resided at Potters Mills or
near them, some forty years, and were
an industrious and energetic couple.
The children were bright, active, and
promising. On Saturday night, Mrs
Fly complained of dizziness and was
soon afterwards violently seized with
spasms. Within one hour from her first
complaning, ehe was dead. Mr. Fly died
before morning, and the oldest children
were found dead in the morning, upon a
neighbors's doorstep, whither, it is sup
posed, they . bad gone for assistance.
Yesterday—Sunday—two more of the
children died, and the remaining three
are probably dead ere this. The - ex
citement among the numerous relatives
and acquaintances of the deceased is in
intense. In what manner the poison
was administered to the victims is not
known. Some say the poison was in
cheese, of which the deceased were lib
eral eaters. Others ssy sugar. Among
the mass of rumors and contradictory
reports which comes to us, it is difficult
to select the true from the false. Wheth
er a coroners jury has investigated the
case or not we cannot say. We hope to
be able to give you the full particulars
of this most wholesale murder, in our
A• P. Artridge, for a long time resi
ding in the Seven Mountains, above
Faust's while walking down the Milroy
aide of the Mountains, on Saturday eve.,
last, was run over by a heavily loaded
wagon and instantly killed. His neck
arms and one of his legs were broke.
The deceased leaves a large family of
• If the reader has not already • tired of
this chapter of horrors, we might add
that Hon. Fred. Kurtz, of the Reporter,
found, one morning last week, the life
less body of a child lying in the woods
near this place. Who placed; the infant
there, what brought Kurtz there at so
early an hour, we are unable to conjec
ture. Kurtz revervntly spread a copy
of the Reporter over it, and
"Left it alone in its glory."
We sincerely hope our next communi
cation may be of a more cheerful nature.
Duncan, Foster, Thompson and others
have recovered from the measles and are
quite healthy. Our distinguished towns
man, Hon. M. L. Leitzell, of Potter's
Mills, will be presented to the Republi
can County 'Convention as a suitable
candidate for legislative honors. We are
pleased to note this, as his name will he
a tower of strength throughout this val
ley. Cool, cautious and circumspect,
well informed and popular, we say to the
convention, give us Leitzell, and we will
knock Pennsvalley into Democracy"pi."
People read the newspapers ; they
criticise them with all the superior unc
tion of a superior virtue; they are sure
that if they were the conductors:- of
the journals they could and- would
make them just the next door at
least to perfection ; but still it is rather
a bewildering circumstance that: they
continue to read them, and are forever
devising plans of turning them to private
advantage without paying any money
for the privilege. The census of those
who are always trying, generally in a
ludicrously transparent manner, to -ad
vertise themselves or their wares for
nothing, we cannot state with numerical
accuracy, but it is sufficient to say that
the name of them is Legion. Let that
go, however, since the newspapers can
protect themselves tolerably well from
that kind of enterpriSe! Some denounce
the press because it publishes accounts
of crime as it publishes other intelli
gence; but it never occurs to these gen
tle censors that the press is perhaps the
-most efficient detective agent in the coun
try, and that publicity is also very
strongly objected to by a class of men
who, to say the least of them,don't make
fools of themselves by denouncing the
press—we mean the administrators of
justice. An example of this is furnish
ed by a trial of a notorious criminal in
an eastern State lately, by the counsel
for the convicted prisoner remarking
that the conviction was due, " not so
much to the officers of law, as to the in
formation respecting the crime of the
prisoner scattered over the country by
the newspapers." For this and for sim
ilar services the State pays no reward to
the newspapers aforesaid, but the critics
of journalism do reward them munifi
cently',by declaring that it is highly del
eterious to.sooicty to print accounts of
crime in their columns.
.Tosu Dix.r.ricas says: " Yon ain't
obliged to ask a gal's mammy if you may
go home with her from a partee; git the
gal's konoent and sail in; its proper 'nuff
to ask her to take your arm; but, mind
you, you hey no rite to put your arm
around her waste, unless you meet a
bear on the rode, and then you are bound
to take your arm away jest as soon as
the bear gets safely by."
A LITTLE boy met his Sabbath school
teacher and innocently asked her if to say
•cofferdam" was swearing. She replied,
"No, my dear—whatmakes you ask that
question?" Hie answer was, I saw an
old cow down the street yonder, she was
nearly choked to death, and I thought
she would coff 'er-dam head off•"
A. bachelor usaa the following modifi
cation of a hackneyed phrase in congrat
ulating a newly married friend; "wish
you much jar."
Ten Years Ago.
About ten years ago Daniel Sickels
committed a cowardly murder in the
streets of Washington. Now he repre
sents the United States at the court of
Less than ten years ago, Governor Joe
Brown, of. Georgia, was the leader of the
secession movement, and afterwards ori
ginator, builder and manager of the An
dersonville prison pen, in which so many
thousands of Union soldiers perished.—
Now Brown is the leader of the radical
party in Georgia.
Considerably less than ten years ago,
Gen. Longtreet was at the bead of a
rebel army, dealing death and destruc
tion to our Union Soldiers. Now he is
the appointed of Grant to a lucrative po
sition in New Orleans.
Ten Years ago, Ben Butler, at the
Charleston Convention, voted fifty-three
times for Jeff. Davis as a candidattfor
President, and, at that time, was a poor
man. Now he is the head and front
—the very quintessence of Radicalism
—and worth his millions of dollars.—
Ten years ago, U. S. Grant was a pen
niless pensioner on the bounty of the
Dent family, now he is President of the
United States, and the entire Dent family
are pensioners on the Government.
Ten years ago the national debt was
about sixty millions of dollars, now it is
nearly three thousand millions.
Ten years ago not a national taxgather
.er was to be seen or beard of in this
broad land, now they are numerous as
lice on a cabbage leaf.—Copperhead Pa
Ten years ago Daniel E. Sickles was a
prominent and influential leader of the
Democratic party, sustained and eulo
gised by its journals. Since that time
he has distinguished himself in the mili
tary service of the Government, having
lost a leg in the battle of Gettysburg.•—•
NOW he is villifled and denounced by the
papers that admired him ten years ago.
Less than ten years ago Joe Brown
was a Democrat, and engaged heartily in
the work of his party, but the rebellion
having been suppressed, he has used all
his efforts to persuade the Southern peo
ple to submit in good faith, and yield a
cordial support to the Government. Now
he is denounced by his former political
Considerably less than ten years ago
Longstreet was in full accord with the
Democratic "party, but having been over
come by force of arms, heat once accept
ed the situation, and appealed to his late
associates in arms to do the same. To
show that the Government is ready to
deal kindly and mercifully with all who
submit in good faith, the President ap
pointed Gen. Longstreet to an important
office, and the Senate confirmed the ap
pointment. Now Gen. Longstreet is bit
terly denounced by the Democrats.
Ten years ago Ben Butler was a De
mocrat, high in the counsels of that par
ty, his name carried at the head of some
-of its papers as their choice for Presi
dent. Since that time, he has rendered
great and valuable services to the Gov
ernment, against the rebels. Now he is
bitterly denounced by the Democrats.
Ten years ago the splendid military
genius of U. S. Grant lay dormant, no
occasion having arisen to call out his
powers. Since that time he has been
made the instrument, under God, of sav
ing and preserving the Government, and
Democrats hate him with fiendish hatred.
Tcn years ago the Democrats held con
trol of the Government. They had, in
time of peace, run it into debt sixty
millions, destroyed its credit; robbed its
navy yards and arsenals, stolen every.
thing that could be stolen, and left no
thing undone that, in their judgment,
would contribute to its destruction. Now,
in consequence of the Democratic rebel
lion, the Government is heavily in debt,
but its credit is good, and, under a Re
publican administration, the debt is be
ing rapidly reduced.
Ten years ago there were no national
tax gathers. Now they are numerous,
and their presence serves to keep the
people in remembrance of the villainnies
perpetrated by the Democracy.
Wonderful are the changes that have
occurred in ten years, but the only change
made in the Democratic party is from
bad to worse.—Jersey Shore Vidette.
AN INVITATION TO DINNIR.-A good
story is told of a couple of farmers who
lived a few miles apart. One day one
called on the other, happening around at
dinner time. The person called upon,
by the way, was a rather penurious old
fellow: He was seated at the table, en
joying his dinner. The visitor drew to
the stove, looking very wishfully toward
the table, expecting the old farmer to in
vite him to dine. The old farmer kept
"What's the news up your way,neigh
bor ?" Still eating. " No news, eh ?"
"No, I believe not." Presently a tho't
struck the visitor. "Well, yes, friend,
I did hear of one item of news that's
"Ha, what is that C"
" Neighbor Jones has a cow that has
"Is that so ? Good gracious! What
in thunder does the fifth calf do when
the others are spiting ?"
"Why, he stands and looks on, just
as I do, like a dam fool."
"Mary, put on another plate."
A CHAP from the country, stopping at
one of our hotels, sat down to dinner.—
Upon the bill of fare being handed to him
by the waiter, he said he "did not oars
about read'n now—he'd wait until after
VOL, 1,- NO. 31.
The Pennsulyvania Democracy..
, . .
The Nen ,. liOrk Citizen, die' s b 1
known Democratic weekly, ferpfekly
owned by. "Miles O'Reilly,',
spmpathy with the PenitiWania Ddm- .
ocraey,either their'platfornfer'clin ,
didates. It sayi
"No condemnation"of the' rebellion-'
against which the sordittrafiingh‘t,eireri"
though the soldiers*were praised—
the omission being an ingult, If any
reference to the subject weiEpr4er:--
No fitting expression in favor ofWiir: -
omy in public expenditures ;
in fact, first or last, but the old negio
question and general abuse of Repub
licans. The self-same grumbling with
out proposing an improvment ; the
same refusal to understand the`altered
position of the whole country, which
has led to defeat so frequently- Thee
nomination of a man with nothing to
reeomend him but the faculty of heap
ing up wealth, with no record worth
mentiening,and nothing about him to
arouse enthusiasm.but his money.- 9 Not
the first sign of true loyalty, nor-the---
least evidenee of a devotion" to the •
best interests of the whole country.
Under such circumstances we do not
expect nor wish that thetDeniodits
should carry Pennsylvania.
"We do not wish this simply becaUse
it would be a triumph of the Irall.
dighams,and the Pendletons, and the"'
old school that never learns and never
forgets; the forme' slave power toad
ies, who imagined that slavery was a t
thing of beauty and a joy forever, WO
stead of being at best but a cruel ne
cessity of the Constitution. A triumph
on such principles and with . sneh can
didates would only revive Ihirdead
men of the North and the South', thV
putrescent bodies which have been
smothered under the. loyalty of the
nation ; the maligant rebelti, whether
they register themselva as enemies.o
the nation in Cincinnati," Hirridbnii,
or New Orleans. A vietory.ton , 'would
bring the extremists lack to life and
4power, and with them another defeat
THE silence of the " greenbacks for ,
bonds" supporters of Packer is begin.'
sing to be painful. We had a suspie:
ion that some of them might be henesr
in their claims; but Eince the nomiria- -
don ofPacker.the bloated bondholder; . -
the delusion has been dissipated. Bitt .
let no one suppose that Packer took:
the bonds when the country wanted
money most, and when patriotic men.'
came forward with aid to the extent of ,
their ability. Packer did no mho
thing. He had no heart for such &bus- -
iness. Between the two he would have
given sooner to the Jeff. Davis conberii.
Not wishing to assist the Government,
and not daring to assist-openly at
least—the Confederacy, he kept his
money till he perceived that the bonds
were good to speculate He then
went in to the tune of 'some millions,
which he doubtless ifit6nds to keep
without taxation till he gets his gold,
Hence the silence of the - oust 'blatant
organs whose cry has ever been.green
backs for bonds."
HANCOCK didn't suit th'e Ddmo-•
crats very well for a candidate.. The •
men he commanded during the war,
and for whose doings he was mainly
held responsible—when they gotinto a••
fight, shot too many members of , the
Democratic party, who had guns and'
were shooting at the " old flag" - and':
those who sustained it. Wonder-the
fellows in Ohio didn't think of: this- ,
when they nominated Rosecrans ! Pos
sibly the private reason for nit taking'
Hancock was, that he hung the-patron'
Saint of their party—Mrs. Surratt."--
Greensburg Herald. _
OF the political stater of, affairs in
Pennsylvania the New York , 6rts.
menial _Advertiser says :
Packer has nothing to recommend"
him but his bank a ccount. Reis old..
infirm, and past his usefulness: , Gov.
ernor Geary, the Republican 'candi
date, has served the county' as a,
statesman and a soldier. He is ener
getic and progressive. The issue in the
canvass in P enn'a
. will be dollarLage,.
and i mbecil ity, against brains, - patriot-
ism, and activity.
IF there are any Douglets Demo ,
crate now acting with theDemocracn.
it'may be interesting for them to know
that AIM Packer was a delegate to the
Charleston National Convention in
1860, from which he bolted and unit
ed with the Southern Seceesionists,
in nominating John •C. Breckinridge
as the secession candidate to defeat
Stephen A. Douglas, the regular.
ONE hundred and one thousand`•
Republicans in Virgina, not counting
those who voted for Walker on the
solemn pledge that he was a member
of the earns party. In 1860 Lincoln
got 1,929 votes in Virginia. The white
vete for Wells at the late election was
at least 10,000. A significant advance..
WHY would the letter i added to ,
the name of the Democratic candi
date for Judge describe the conditios
of his party? Because it would change:
Pershing to perishing.