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i n FiIDAT, SEiT 10, 1869.
JOHN W. GEARY, of Cumberland Co.
JUDGE or srriiKME COURT,
HENRY W. WILLIAMS. Allegheny Co.
HON. A. STUTZMAN, oi Somerset county.
J. H. LONGENECKER, Esq. Bedford county.
Cpt. F. B. LONG, Somerset county.
J. W. LINGENFELTER, Esq., ofßedford Bor.
WILLIAM DIBERT, ofßedford Bor.
WILLIAM PHILLIPS, of Bedford Twp.
JAMES;FINK, of Hopewel! Twp.
EMANUEL J. DIEHL, of Colerain Twp.
DR. A. S. SMITH, of St. CTairsville Bo:.
JOHN P.WILLIAMS, of South Woodbery Twp
PAYING THE DEBT.
The importance of the change inaugura
ted in the financial policy of toe nation since
the accession of Grant's administ:ation is
scarcely appreciated by the great mass of
our people. That fifty millions have already
been paid since the 4th of March and that
Boutwell proposes to pay twelve millions
more the present month is a fact at once un
derstood and approved by all. But the
magnitude of the change from the manage
ment of the copperhead, Johnson crew to
that of the Republicans uader Grant is not
exhibited in that brief statement. Cop
perheads during last year's campaign figured
up a deficit of $175,000,000 by the first of
July 1869. Their calculations were made
on the basis of their own management of the
finances under Johnson and would probably
have been verified by experience if they
had continued in power. Grant's election
changed the order of things in Washington
and the first of July 1869 showed a reduc
tion of $43,000,000 instead of an increase of
175,000,000 as copperheads predicted. This
reduction is still going on at an increasing
ratio, though the rate of taxation for reve
nue purposes is only about half what it wa
during the first two years of Johnson's ad
ministration. What is the secret of Re
publican success in paying off the debt ?
Retrenchment and an honest collection of
the revenue. We have cut down the ex
penses of the Government, enforced the
laws, and removed dishonest or inefficient
officials until we have attained a measurable
degree of thoroughness. The result is
shown in the rapid payment of our debt.
Not only will over $60,000,000 of the debt
be paid by October first but the nation will
be saved in addition the interest on that
amount for the year making an additional
$3,000,000. Beside, the credit of the na
tion is so much enhanced that we will shortly
be able to negotiate a new loan at 41 per
cent, or perhaps less, with which to take up
our present 5-20 bonds, which will result in
an annual saving of $24,000,000. This we
will lie able to accomplish by the end of the
year. The net result of the ten months of
Republican rule may be summed us as a
saving or paying off of the national debt as
Amount paid off, if wc keep on at the
present rate, of about $9,000,000 per
Ten months make SOO 000 000
Interest saved on $00,000,000, 5 400 000
Reduction by new loan 21 000 000
Total for ton months SIPJ 400 000
We can confidently pr act that tb ; end
of the year will show a reduction of thedebt
of at least $120,000,000 and perhaps $150,-
OOthOOOj against a Democratic prediction of
a deficiency of perhaps $200,000,000. Such
arc the results of the practical working of a
Republican Administration. Let them be
sustained by the votes of the people. A
few weeks hence and Pennsylvania will be
called upon to vete for State officers. Iler
verdict will Lo accepted as an approval or
condemnation of the policy of retrenchment
and reform. Let it be recorded emphatic
ally as an endorsement of the policy and the
party that is so rapidly freeing us from debt.
I'KOTECriO.N to AMERICAN LABOR.
Copperheadism in the Ilarrisburg Plat
form is afraid to say aught against protection
to American industry. Pennsylvania's well
known interest in protection led the wiser
heads of the Convention to avoid this point.
Hut the smaller fry, forgetting this prudent
course, are many of them openly opposing
protection and exposing the hypocrisy of
their leaders in ignoring the issue. De
mocracy and Copperheadism is and always
has been in league with British free-traders.
In Ohio they have openly declared against
protection and they have only refrained from
doing the saiue thing in their platform here
because they know that an honest profession
of their true principles would result in the
loss of votes. Copperheadism is, now as
ever, the enemy of the laboring poor and
would either reduce them to slavery or
grind them down to such a miserable pit
ftnoe for their labor as would scarcely
suffice to keep soul aod body together. It
is therefore perfectly consistent in them to
make the iichest man in the State their
candidate for the Governorship.
DOWH IT COMES.
The September statement of the public
debt, like all its predecessors, shows a still
further reduction. The amount is $5,600,-
000 beside $1 ] ,000,000 for paying pensions
this month. It is particularly gratifying to
be able to record this continuous and rapid
reduction of the public debt at a time, when
copperheads are raising a false cry of Re
publican extravagance. No better evidence
is needed of the integrity as well as economy
of the present Administration than this
steady reduction of the debt, with the re
duced rate of taxation. To refute the vile
calumuies of these copperhead slanderers,
wc have only to point to the public record
of our finances and the falsity of copperhead
allegations becomes so apparent, that the
most brazen faced of them must bow his
head in shame and confusion. The Repub
lican party is the party of economy and
eteryonewho wishes our debts paid will
vote the Republican ticket.
A LONG, strong pull continues to be made
by Secretary Boutwell at reducing the pub
lic debt, lie announces his intention of
buy ing twelve millions in bouds in the present
month. Such facts as these tell more for
Republicanism then all the fine promises of
copperheads. Deeds, not empty words, are
what the people appreciate.
THE Secretary of the Treasury gives no
tice that be will buy twelve million dollars
of Government bonds during the present
month. Bonds are>ow worth 120 in green- j
A NOBLE LIFE. —On the 28th of June,
1861, at the very beginning of the late war
for the preservation of the Union, John W.
Geary was mustered into the service as a
ColoneL On the 25th of April, 1862, he
was promoted to Brigadier General, and on
the 12th of January, 1865, was made Major
General. He was wounded at Bolivar,
Cedar Mountain and Chancellorsville. To
the present day he carries rebel lead in his
body. He has been Mayor of San Francisco,
Governor of Kansas, Military Governor of
Savannah, and Governor of Pennsylvania.
He discharged the responsible duties of each
and all of these positions with honor to him
self and credit to his native State. Few
Pennsylvanians have ever made a nobler
record. The people read it with piide, and
will re-elect him in October by an over
whelming majority.— Berks and Schuylkill
THE Democratic party inaugurated the
most iniquitous and bloody rebellion
that ever blackened the pages of history.
The Republican party put down that re
bellion and preserved the Union of our
country and the liberty of the people. Then
came the work of reconstruction. Andy
Johnson's treason obstructed and Grant was
elected to perfect the unfinished work; that
work is not yet done; every Copperhead
victory retards it and interferes with the
peace and prosperity of the country. Do
the people wish the long suspense ended,
the work of reconstruction completed? If
they do the only way is to vote the liepub
, lioan ticUot.
AN iuimen-e national debt is the legacy
of the last Democratic anniinistration and
the price of American Union and Liberty.
Copperheadism and its rebel allies now pro
pose to repudiate that debt. Thousands of
noble and patriotic men hold the bonds of
the Government and lent her their money to
save the national life. Shall that debt be
repudiated and the nation's fame bear the
foul blot of dishonesty? Such lasting in
famy can only be averted by active and
earnest support of the Republican party.
Every vote east for Packer is a vote for re
pudiation. A vote for Geary is a vote for
paying off our debt and preserving the fair
fame of our beloved country.
COPPER HEADISM proclaims itself the
friend of the laboring man. Every child
remembers that it was the advocate and up
holder of the slave power whose fundament
al principle was that capital should own la
bor. Professions like these are dirt cheap.
The people understand their design and
will not be deceived. Copperheadism is the
sworn enemy of the poor man and of free la
bor and its whole history proves it.
''BIRDS of a feather flock together" is
an old and true adage. Asa Packer in ad
miration of his rebellious spirit invited the
traitor Yailandigham to his house and en
tertained him in the darkest days of the
war; he was also the friend of the rebel and
repudiator Pendleton. What think the
gallant soldiers of Pennsylvania of such a
record ? Can they who were the blue vote
for such a man ?
, JOHN W. GEARY periled his life for his
country in two wars. Shall he be set aside
for the friend of traitors and repudiators?
\Y hat say the brave men who fought under
him in the many bloody fields of the late
rebellion? Will they repudiate their gallant
leader for one who was the bosom friend of
their mortal enemies? No never! The boys
who wore the blue will vote as they shot.
COPPERHEADS when they profess to be
the friends of the poor man should be
promptly reminded .of the fact that they
bitterly opposed the Homestead act which
gave a home to every actual settler on
government lands. The Republican party
passed the act after a desperate struggle.
Bah! the fewer friends of the copperhead
stamp that the poor man has, the better he
will be off.
THE Copperheads profess to be the poor
man's friend and then nominate for Gov
ernor a millionaire who was thrown into the
river arid nearly drowned by his own in
furiated workmen because he tried to grind
them down to starvation wages. A pretty
friend of the poor man indeed. Bah ! such
hypocrisy cannot decievc the intelligent
MANHOOD not money should command
the respect and confidence as well as the
votes of the people. The contest in Penn
sylvania is between a brave soldier, and
honest man and an upright officer, and
Packer and his twenty millions. Will the
people worship the golden calf or vote for
the gallant soldier?
COPPERHEADS used to claim that they
were the defenders of the constitution, par
txccllencc. They now repudiate the con
con.-titution of the United States in the
lfairisburg platform. Their professed love
of the constitution was never more than a
shadow and now the shadow is gone.
THE gold gamblers of wall street have or
ganized to bull the market again by locking
up gold. They succeeded in locking up
twenty millions in a singte day. Gold has
gone up to 137 since they began their oper
ations. \Y hen shall the country be deliver
ed from the rapacity of these worse than
thieves and robbers?
SENATOR BILLINGFELT has been rc-nom
inated by the Republicans after a hard fight
with the ring. Retrenchment and Reform
liare futiiiil a slannr}i aJvooto in Sonator j
Billingfelt and we rejoice in his re-nomina
tion. Let us have more of the same kind
and the reputation of Harrisburgh will be !
greatly improved by their presence.
SPAIN though freed from the despotism
of Isabella is still in a deplorable condition.
The various factions, Republicans, monarch
ist.-, Carlists, priests &c., are all plotting
against each other and bid fair to inaugu
rate a reign of terror yet, before any perma
nent form of Government is established.
IF Packer is elected the result will be as
of old an increase of debt and taxes. If
Geary is elected the present policy of redu
cing taxes and paying off the debt will be
contiaued until the debt is completely wiped
LEI every tax-payer remember that half
a century of Democratic rule saddled Penn
sylvania with a debt of $40,000,0tK) and that
ten years of Republican rule paid off $20,-
000,000 of that debt aud relieved every foot
of land in the State from taxation.
THE California election has gone Demo
cratic by a small majority, giviDg them the
Legislature but making no change as they
bad a majority last year of ten on joint
STATE ELECTIONS IN SEPTEMBER. —There
will lie two State elections in this month.
Vermont on the 7th elects State officers
and a Legislature and Maine State officers
and a Legislature on the 13th.
SHALL Geary the gallant soldier or Packer
the miserly millionaire be our next Gover
nor? Will the people disgrace themselves by
prefcring gold before patriotism
REPUBLICAN SENATORIAL CON
We clip the following report of the
Senatorial Conference from the Fulton Re
publican, published by the Secretary of the
The Senatorial Conference met at the
"Washington House," Bedford, August
26th, 1869, at 1 o'clock, P. M., and organ
ized by electing the Hon. W. n. Barnes,
of Somerset, Chairman; H. E. Shafer, Esq.,
of Fulton, Secretary.
The counties being called in alphabetical
order, the following gentlemen responded
as Conferees from the different counties:
—Bedford, George W. Williams, John G.
Minnich and Isaiah Conly; Fulton, H. E.
Shafc-r, David Hughes and Jonathan Hess;
Somerset, Col. E. D. Yutzy, W. B. Coff
roth and Hon. W. H. Barnes.
On motion of Mr. Conly, of Bedford,
the Conference proceeded to ballot for
Candidates. Mr. Conly, of Bedford,
presented the name of Capt. Mullen; Mr.
Hughes, of Fulton, the name of J. B. Cess
na, Esq., and Mr. Barnes, of Somerset, the
name of Alexander Stutzman.
On motion of Mr. Conly, the Confer
ence voted to vote Fun Voce.
After several ineffectual votes, each can
didate receiving three votes, the Confer
ence adjourned to meet at 7 o'clock, P. M.
Conference met at 7, P. M., and pro
ceeded to ballot, result same as before.
Conference adjourned to meet on Friday
morning at 9 o'clock.
Conference met at 9 o'clock, Friday
morning, and after some ineffectual ballots,
each candidate having three votes, adjourned
to meet at 1 o'clock, I'. M.
Conference met at 1 o'clock, P. M. and
ballotted with the same result, when on
motion Conference adjourned to meet at 7
o'clock, P. M.
Conference met at 7 o'clock, P. M.,
ballotted six times and adjourned to meet
at 9 o'clock, A. M., Saturday, no con
clusion having been reached.
Conference met at 9 o'clock, A. M., Sat
urday, aud after ten ballots, adjourned to
meet, at 1 o'clock, P. M., the result being
the same, excepting one ballot. Mr. Hughes
voting for Mr. Stutzman, giving him four
votes, Mullen three and Cessna two.
Conference met at 1 o'e'ock, P. M., and
proceeded to ballot. On the 37tb ballot
Mr. Hughes voted for Mr. Stutzman, giv
ing him four votes; on the 38th ballot
Mr. Barnes voted for Mr. Mullen, giving
bim four votes; on the 39th ballot Mr.
Coffroth voted for Mr. Cessna, giving him
four votes. On the 41st ballot Mr. Hughes
voted for Mr. Stutzman, giving him four
votes; on the 43rd ballot Mr. Hughes
again voted for Mr. Stutzman and Mr.
Shaffer voting in the same way, \'r. Stutz
man was declared duly elected.
The Bedford County Conferees having
been taken by surprise, asked Mr. Hughes
to withdraw his vote, and Mr. Hughes him
self asking to withdraw his vote. On
motion of H. E. Shafer, the Conference
allowed the withdrawal.
The Bedford County Conferees asked for
time for consultation, which was granted.
On motion, the Conference adjourned to
meet at 7 o'clock, P. 31.
Conference met at 7 o'clock, P. 31. Bed
ford County Conferees asked that their
candidate be allowed to withdraw, which
was acceded to, when they asked that all
the candidates be set aside and a new one
taken up, which was voted down by the
Conference. Bedford County Conferees
then refused to vote for any of the other
two candidates when the roll was called,
and 3lr. Shafcr voting for Mr. Stutzman
on the 45th ballot, Mr. Stutzman was again
duly elected. On motion, the vote was
Messrs. Shafer, Col. Yutzy and David
Hughes being appointed a committee on
The following resolutions were reported
Resolved, That the Administration of
General Grant of the affairs of the Nation,
by his Cabinet Officers, meets with our
hearty endorsement. That the Adminis
tration of General Geary, in the high of
tice to which he has been called, is in con
cert with the principles of the Republican
National party, and has given universal
satisfaction to the people of this Common
Resolved, That the nomination of Hon.
Alexander Stutzman is an endorsement of
his valuable service during the four years
be was a member of the Senate of Penn
Resolved, That for the success of the Re
publican organization, it is necessary that
all persons lay aside personal prejudices
and give the nominees a unanimous sup
Resolved , That this Conference is -in fa
vor of Retrenchment and Reform and ad
vocates an economical application of the
Resolved, That we heartily endorse the
re-nomination of Gen. Geary for Gover
nor of Pennsylvania, and the platform
enunciated by the Convention held at
Philadelphia, in May last.
COPPERHEADISM makes State and na
tional debts; Republicanism pays them off
by honesty and economy. Which do the
tax payers prefer as their rulers? Let them
answer at the ballot-box in October.
TIIE copperheads raise a hue and cry
agaiDst Geary because he favors temperance.
W ere they ever known to oppose one who
was fond of his whiskey?
REPUBLICANISM showed its friendship
for the poor man by freeing his house and
lot from tax and levying it on banks and
REPUBLICANISM shows its friendship for
the laboring man by protecting him from
the competition of the pauper labor of Eu
THE news from the eastern cities reports
the ball trade as of a most promising char
acter, opening better than any previous
season since the war.
IT appears from later information in re
gard to the international boat race that the
Harvards were only beaten two seconds in
stead of six as at first reported.
WANTED AT THIS OFFICE.—The W,*t
Chester Republican says : We arc prepared
to pay liberal prices for accurate and care
fully prepared designs of Asa Packer, the
Democratic candidate for Governor, as he
appeared in public under the following
Illustration No. I.—Asa Packer, the
Democratic candidate for Governor, as he
appeared previous to being immersed in the
Lehigh river, by indignant boatmen, whom
he wished to compel to work at starvation
prices, that he might accumulate a fortune
of $20,000,000! The boatmen should also be
faithfully represented, as tliey appeared
upon that memorable occasion !
Illustration No. 2.—ASA PACKER, the
Democratic candidate for Governor, as he
appeared when entering the turbulent
waters, together with the positions of the
several individuals standing on the bank,
witnessing as well as assisting him to perforin
the fearful feat!
Illustration No. 3. —ASA PACKER, the
Democratic candidate for Governor, as be
arose from beneath the waters, and what be
Illustration No. 4. —ABA PACKER, the
Democratic candidate for Governor, as he re*"
appeared on the banks of the stream in the
midst of his affectionate admirers !
The precise remarks made use of by Asa
in the four several acts of the Drama, to
gether with those of bis assistants in ihe
aquatic feat, should accompany each illustra
tion. Competitors will forward their pro
ductions with all possible dispatch, as we are
anxious to place them in the hands of the
Chairman of the Democratic County Com
mittee, as forming a series of remarkable,
soul stirring and patriotic incidents in the
life of their candidate, and at the same time
furnishing the most substantial reasons why
he should be elected Governor of the State !
P. S.—Should the above designs prove
satisfactory, we shall need others represent
ing Asa's singular removal from Carbon
county to Philadelphia, to avoid payment of
THE "slate" is that if Packet should be
elected, he is to appoint Bill MtMullen Sec
retary of State. Common gratitude should
dictate the appointment, for didn't Bill put
in the big licks for the $20,000,500 candidate
at Harrisburg, and didn't he htve his force
of roughs and pickpockets there to back
him up in the work ? Of course he did and
had —And why shouldn't Bill be Secretary
of State if Packer should be elected?
THE FIFTEENTH AMENDMENT.
The New York- Times publishes the fol
lowing statement of the actions of the
several States upon the proposed impartial
suffrage amendment. It has been prepared
with great care, and is believed to be correct;
Alabama—No action yet taken.
Arkansas—Ratified March 15, 1809.
California—No action yet taken.
Connecticut—Ratified May 13, 1869.
Delaware—Rejected March 18, 1860.
Florida—Ratified June 15, 1860.
Georgia—Rejected March 17. ISS9.
Illinois—Ratified March 5, 1869.
Indiana—Ratified May 14, 1869.
lowa—No action yet taken.
Kansas—Ratified February 27,1809.
Kentucky—No action yet taken.
Louisiana—Ratified March I, 1809.
Maine—Ratified March 11, 1809.
Maryland—No action yet taken.
Massachusetts—Ratified March 12, 1809.
Michigan—Ratified March 5, 1809.
Minnesota —No action yet taken.
Mississippi—No action yet taken.
Missouri—Ratified March 2. 1809.
Nebraska—No action yet taken.
Nevada —Ratified March 1, 1869.
New Hampshire—Ratified July 1, 1860
New Jersey—No action yrt taken.
New York—Ratified April 14, 18C9.
N.-rtb Carolina —Ratified March 5, 1869.
Ohio—Rejected by .Senate, April 30,1869.
Oregon—No action yet taken.
Pennsylvania—Ratified March 25, 1869.
Rhode Island—Senate ratified May 27 '69.
South Carolina—Ratified March 13, 1869.
Tennessee —No action yet taken.
Texas —No action yet taken.
Vermont—No action yet taken.
Virginia—No action yet taken.
West Virginia—Ratified March 3, 1869
Wisconsin—Ratified March 5, 1869.
Heavy Bond Itobbery—9lo,ooo in U. S.
NEW YORK, Sept. 3d.—On Wednesday
last the firm of J. M. Perkins A Co., No.
50 Wall street, had need of 10,000, which
they borrowed of A. Colville A Co., having
an office in the same building, hypotheca
ting therefor ten SIOOO United States five
twenty bonds. On receiving the securities,
Mr. Clark, the confidential man of the firm,
placed them in an envelope and gave them
to a young man named .John Riley, in their
employ, to accompany Mr. Benedict, of the
firm of Perkins A Co., to place them in
Perkins & Co.'s vault, under the Stock Ex
change, for safe keeping till morning. When
they arrived at their destination the seeuri
ties were given to- Mr. Benedict, and he
placed them in the safe.
In the morning Mr. Benedict went to the
vault and took out a package, together with
his own papers, and took t hem a! to his
office. On the stairway he met John Riley,
to whom he gave the package belonging to
the firm of Colville <£■• Co. The hoy took
it in the office and gave it to Mr. Clark,
where it remained for some time, until Per
kins A Co. sent in word they would return
the loan. Then the package was opened
and it was found the bonds were gone.
Suspicion immediately pointed to lliley,
who was arrested yesterday by Detective
Nivcn, of the Central office. He was taken
before Judge Dowling, at the Tombs, this
afternoon, and held lor examination The
following is a list of the numbers of the
missing bonds: 78,134, 168,063, 81,441,
125,883, 223,03a,223,036, 226,038, f23,039
Termination of thr Small Change Famine,
More generous supply oj Fractional Cur
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3.
The Secretary of the National Bank Note
Company and the President of the Ameri
can Bank Note Company, yesterday stated
to the Treasury officials, that by next Thurs
day they will be able to commence a daily
remittance of $187,000 in small notes, and
will be prepared by the Ist of October to
deliver the new one and two dollar notes.
Yesterday the printing division at the
Treasury Department, sent to the Treasurer
among other currency, thirty thousand dol
lars of the new fifty cent notes, the first is
sued. and on Wednesday a lot of the new
twenty'-five cent notes. The first was sent
to the Treasurer, for issue. Thirty presses
are now at work 011 the ten and fifteen cent
notes, and the remainder on tie twenty-five
and fifty cent notes. This number will sup
ply the demand, but in case of an emergen
cy other presses can be put to work on short
notice. $113,000 in fractional currency was
received at the Treasury Department this
morning, from New York.
DOING A Goon BUSINESS. The Great
Eastern steamship, for laying fhe French
Atlantic Cable, received $7,000 a month
during the time spent in doing the work,
and 1,000 shares of the Cable Company, tho
market value of which was SIOO,OOO, or
SIOO a share. The result of the recent' ex
pedition showed that the work of laving sea
cables would always be exceedingly 'hazard
ous, and that the Great Eastern possessed
great advantages over smaller vessels. The
Great Eastern will sail for India in the first
week of October, to lay the new East India
Cable in February, and will receive $250,000
in stock for her work. She is expected to
return to England in May, and will then
probably be engaged in laying the Falmouth
and Gibraltar cable.
THE BEST TIME. —The best time to court
a woman is when she is young and pretty;
the best time to ask a favor is just after a
person has been to dinner; the best time to
swap horses is before you cross a stream; the
wst time to pay your debts and addresses
is when you make them; the best time to
have anything to do with an umbrella is
when it rains (provided you can find your
own), the best time to correct an evil is when
you find it out.
_ TIIE_ Kittanoing Republican says: The
oil excitement at Parker's Landing is still
unabated. The place is filling up very rap
idly, and fast assuming the proportions of
a city. We hear of a considerable increase
in production of some of the wells, and sur
prises in this way arc said not to be an un
common occurrence. The old theory that
Armstrong county is "the great oil basin"
may yet prove not to be altogether incorrect.
A NEW FLAG.—The Austrian flag which
bore the symbol of the Holy Bormw Empire,
has been replaced since the Ist of August, by
a new Austro-Hungarian flag, composed in
equal portions of the red and white colors o'
the Austrian archduchy, minus the former
imperial crown, and of the red, white and
green colors of the Hungarian kingdom.
Ihus perishes the last vestige of the Holy
Koman Empire of Austria.
GEN. CANBY is preparing a report of the
election and condition of Virginia, political
ly, socially and morally, in which it is said
he will exhibit a state of affairs that will be
very prejudicial to the reconstruction of the
State, showing that more violence, abuse
and proscription have been exhibited by the
people of the State than ever before.
llooks and Periodicals.
THE contents of London Quarterly for July
are: Eastern Christians, Scientific versus
Amateur Administration. The Malay Archi
pelago. Rebel's Biography. The Argument
of Design. The House of Conde. The Roy
al Engineers and Permanent Fortifications.
1-ucan and the truth about Ireland. Re-pub
lishcd by the Leonard Scott Publishing Com
pany, 140 Fulton street, New York.
Oca FAMILY PHYSICIAN.— The above is the
title of a new medical work, intended for
family use, published in Chicago by J. 8.
Goodman A Co., and in Cincinnati bv C. F.
Vent, and sold exclusively by subscription.
But few people are aware of the wonderful
increase and growing importance of the sub
scription book business in this country. Such
vast additions of really good books are dispos
ed of by this method, that our best authors
have learned to seek the subscription book
publisher. Hence it comes that many of the
best and most salable books are being pub
lished and sold in that way, and "Our Family
Physician" is undoubtedly one of the best
that has recently made its appearance. It
contains in a condensed, but very attractive
and readable form, as much matter as is usu
ally found in similar works that retail for
$5,00, while the price charged is only $2,50.
There seems to be nothing surperfluous, and
nothing left out that ought to be iu such a
book; while to our mind, it has a decided ad
vantage over any other of its kind that has
come to our notice, in giving the several
modes of treatment, as practiced by the dif
terent schools of physician—the Allopathic,
Homeopathic, Hydropathic, Eclectic, and
Herbal—so that choice may be made of the
method that best suits one's inclination or
convenience ; or one or more methods may
frequently be combined with the best of re
We are informed that over two thousand
copies of the worr have already been sold to
subscribers in the city of Chicago, where the
author resides, and that the sale everywhere
As soon as an article purporting to be of
utility has been tested, and its merits en
dorsed by public opinion, unprincipled parties
endeavor to replenish their depleted purses
; by counterfeiting, and substituting a spuriou
| for the genuine article. Some time since,
mercury, in the disguise of pills, powders, &c.,
was given for all diseases of the stomach and
liver, while quinine was freely administered
for the chills. At length HOSTETTER'S
STOMACH BITTERS made its advent, and
an entire new system of healing was inaugu
rated. The beneficial effects of this valuable
preparation were at once acknowledged, and
mineral poisons suffered to sink into that ob
scurity to which an enlightened age has con
signed them. Theie have been manyspurions
Bitters palmed upon the community, which,
after trial, have been tound perfectly worth
less, while HOSTETTER'S has proved a
blessing to thousands, who owe to it their res
toration to health. For many years we have
watched the steady progress of HOSTET
TER'S STOMACH BITTERS in public es
timation, and its benificient effects as a cure
for all complaints arising from the stomach,
of a morbid nature, and we ate free to say
that it can be relied upon as a certain relief
and remedy. Its proprietors have made the
above preparation, after years of careful study
and sitting, and are now reaping the reward
claimed by this valuable specific, and which
they so richly merit. It is the only prepara
tion of the kind that is reliable in all cases,
and it therefore demands the attention of the
yALUABLE TRACTS OF
LAND F 0 11 SALE.
The subscribers offer at private sale the follow
ing valuable tracts of land, viz:
No. 1. The undivided half of a tract of land,
containing 227 acres, situate on the south-east
side of the Broad Top Mountain, lying partly in
Bedford and partly in Fulton county, and ad
oining lands jo Samuel Danner, James Brin
hurst and Wishart's heirs. TWO VEINS OF
COAL, one 5J feet, the other 6J feet in depth have
been discovered on this iract.
No. 2. A tract of 230 acres near the abov id
joining the same lands, and supposed v o contain
the same veins of coal.
No. 3. A tract of 400 acres, within two and a
half miles of the above tracts, lying on the North
side of the Harbor across the mountain, well tim
bered with oak and pine.
May 3,-tf. JOHN LCTZ.
JOTS AT PRIVATE SALE
A HAKE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY A
The subscribers will sell a number of lots ad
joining the CHALYBEATE SPRING PROP
ERTY in Bedford township,
AT VERY LOW PRICES.
On iwu or mem dwelling bouses have already
been erected. This is a splendid opportunity to
buy a cheap and most desirable home, as the lots
lie immediately opposite the Chalybeate Spring
Park, on the road, acd not more than 120 yards
from the Spring, at the following low prices:
1. One-half acre lot with dwelling house and
other out-buildings, garden and fruit trees, an
the best of water convenient, at S7OO, cash.
2. Half-acre lot SIBO, cash.
3. Half acre lot SIBO, cash.
4. Half acre lot slßo,cash.
5 and 6. Half acre lots with dwelling house,
brick yard, garden and fruit trees thereon tor
7. Contains three acres covered with fruit
trees, and in a good state of cultivation, adjoin
ing the above lots, for S6OO, cash.
Any person desiring to buy a home, a few
yards out of Bedford, will find this offer worth
mayS.tf Real Estate Agent, Bedford, Pa.
pKIVATE SALE OF
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE.
The following lot of ground, situate in the town
of Dnneansville, Itlair co., Pa., fronting on Main
street (or Turnpike) 75 feet and extending back
180 teet, more or less, and having thereon erected
a large two story BRICK HOUSE, with base
ment and kitchen, and good cellar, frame Black
smith and Wagon-Maket's Shop, frame stable
and other out-buildings, with fruit of different
varieties on the lot. This would be a good stand
for a Tavern or Boarding House, being conveni
ent to the Rolling Mill and Nail Factory, and the
Railroad. Tho House is in good repair and very
pleasantly situated, with water at tbe door.
Also, A lot of SIX ACRES, near the Chalybeate
Spring, one mile from tbe town of Bedford, with
a Log House thereon erected. Adjoining lands
of CUenowitb, Amos, Shannon and others.
Also, 14 acres of Timber Land, adjoining the
Colfelt farm, and convenient to good roads.
For further particulars apply to
or J. Q. BRIUAHAM,
| ISdcctf • Bedford. Pa.
1? M. FISHES AND BABIES,
Next door to the Bedford Hotel.
GOOD NEWS AT LAST.
The Cheapest Qoodt ever brought to Bedford.
We will sell GOODS CHEAPER, by 12 to 25 per
cent, then ever sold in Bedford eonoty.
The best COFFEE at 25 cents, bat the less we
sell the better we ere elf.
The LADIES' HOSE, i* 14 cents we will not
have this time, but come at at fir I 5, 20 and 25
cents, and we will make you howl.
Yon will all be waited on by ELI and the BA
BIES, as the OLD ELI cannot do anything him
self. A great variety of Parasols, Sun-Cmhrel
las. Pocket-books, Ac. Linen Handkf's (Ladle's
and Gent's) from 4 cents to 25 cents. CALICOES
from 10, 12 and a few pieces at 15 cents. MUS
LINS, from 10 to 25 cents. Yon all know that
we sell NOTIONS 100 per cent cheaper than any
body else. All Wool Cassimeres, from 50 cents to
SIOO All Wool Dress Goods, from 15 to2scents.
Ticking,from 20 to 40 cents. Paper Collars, 10
cents; best, 25 cents per box. 4 pair Men's Half
Hose, for 25 cents. Clear Glass Tumblers, SO ots.
a do* ,or 5 cents a piece. A great lot of Boots
and Shoes, to be sold cheap. Queens and Glass
ware, very cheap. Syrup, 80 cents and SI.OO.
$1.30 for best, as clear as honey, and thick as tar.
Bakers' Molasses, 50 cents per gallon or 15 cents
a quart. These goods will "positively" not be
sold unless for Cash or Produce. Come and tee
us, it will not cost a> jibing to see the Goods and
Babies. N. B. All these Goods were bought at
slaughtered prices in New York.
E. M. FISHER A BABIES.
These Goods we will sell so low, that we cannot
afford to sing (Auld Lang Syne.)
All accounts must be settled by the middle of
July next, by cash or note, or they will be left in
the hands ol E. M. Ai.sir, Esq., for collection.
E W GOODS.
THE UNDERSIGNED HAVE NOW OPEN A
LARGE AND WELL ASSORTED
SPRING and SUMMER GOODS.
THE CREDIT SYSTEM BEING NEARLY
"PLAYED OUT," WE WILL SELL
CHEAP FOR CASH OR PRODUCE.
/SB-INTEREST CHARGED ON ALL AC
COUNTS AFTER NINETY DAYS.
18june A. B. CRAMER A CO.
QOOD NEWS FOR THE FARMERS I!
THE following kinds of
CONSTANTLY ON HAND AT THE MA
CHINE SHOP OF
P. H. SHIRES, BEDFORD, PA.
The Celebrated RAILWAY, or TREAD-POW
ER Threshing Machines with all the latest and
ONE AND TWO-HORSE POWERS.
The Two-horse Machine with two horses and
fourhandß will thresh from 100 to 125 bnshels of
wheat or rye, and twice as much oats per day.
with three hands, will thresh from 50 to 75 bush
Two and four-horse TUMBLING SHAFT Ma
chines, also, four-borse STRAP MACHINES,
STRAW SHAKERS of the most approved kind at
tached to all Machines.
ALL MACHINES WARRANTED.
REPAIRING of all kinds of Machines done on
the shortest notice.
531. HORSES, PIG METAL, GRAIN and
LUMBER taken inpayment.
&5U Farmers' wanting Machines, will do well to
give me a call.
PETER H. SHIRES,
Proprietor and ManufaP
EVERT MAN, WOMAN AND CHILD
Their oxen interest# are at stake in this matter.
Everybody has suffered so much from the ac
cursed credit system, if system it can be called,
that I intend to offer to everybody a Panacea for
the evil in the future. Or and after the Ist day
of June, 1869, I will sell EXCLUSIVELY FOR
CASH OR PRODUCE. No doubt some custom
ers may be lost to me, but I flatter myself, that it
will be only those from whom I cannot collect
present accounts. All goods will be sold at about
one-half the profit now paid by customers. The
People often complain of Bedford prices being
higher than elsewhere, and doubtlese true to some
extent, and for the reason that good customers
have had to pay for others goods, with an addi
tional profit on their own. Let an intelligent
community sustain me in this enterprise and they
will save ten to fifteen per cent on everything
they consume. 14may3m H. F. IRVINE.
QUSHINGS & BAILEY,
BOOK SELLERS AND
262 Baltimore Street, BALTIMORE, MD.
The Largest and Best assorted stock in the city of
MEDICAL, DENTAL, CLASSICAL,
and MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS.
General, Bank and Counting House Stationery
of all kinds.
Blank Books made to order in any style of
binding and ruling. 20aug6m
]\J EW TIN STORE
JERKY S. BLYMYER has opened a TIN
STORE at ST. CLAIRSVILLE, and will manu
facture and keep on hand a full stock of
TIN-WARE, STOVEPIPE AND COPPER
His PRICES will be ae low ae any in the county.
SPOUTING and JOB WORK done to order.
Give him a call as he is determined to give satis
jnSTABLISHED IN 1851.
JACOB HARLEY, JEWELER,
Invites his patrons and the public generally, to
his New Store, NO. 1320 CHESTNUT STREET,
PHILADELPHIA, where they will find a large
and well selected stock of DIAMONDS,
WATCHES. CLOCKS, JEWELRY, SILVER
and PLATED WARE, at Moderate Prices.
N. B.—WATCHES and JEWELRY carefully
JEWELRY and SILVER WARE of all kinds
made to order. 16july6m
NEW RESTAURANT.—I have opened a
restaurant in the basement room under G.
H. Spang's Law office, and am prepared to
serve cold lunch at all hours of the day. Ham,
eggs, cheese, crackers, ale and cigars always
on hand. Give me a call and I will insure
you a good meal—Don't forget the place
under Spang's Office.
13aug4t BURTON EDSALL.
DR. GEO. C. DOUGLAS will give prompt
attention to all professional business sub
mitted to his care.
Especial attention given to obstetrics, dis
eases of womeD, and all chronic diseases.
Residence at Maj. Washabaugh's. Office op
posite INQUIRES building. Office hours from
10 to 11 A. M. and 4 to 5 P. M. aul3
EXECUTORS' NOTICE.—The Register of
Bedford county having granted letters Tes
tamentary upon the estate of David Sparks, late
of West Providence township, deceased, to the
undersigurd, all persons haring claims or de
mands against the said Atate are requested to
make known the same to them without delay; and
all persons indebted to said estate are hereby no
tified to make immediate payment.
P. W. SPARKS,
The Subscriber respectfully informs the public,
that he is prenared to do all kinds of
PLAIN and FANCY PAINTING, PAPER
HANGING Ac., at shortest notice, in town and
country. And all kinds of Wood Imitation car
fully executed. Price moderate. The patronage
of the public is respectfullysolicited.
9aprlß6 lyr M. P. SPIDEL.
Go to G. R. OSTER A CO.'fl for CHOICE SU
GAR, COFFEE, TEA, SYRUPS, Ac. Choice
Sugars 12J, 14, 15, 16 and 17 cts. Syrup 60, 80,
1.00 aud 1.20 for choice Golden Syrup, and as
good Rio Coffee for 25 cents as is sold in Central
SCHOOL BLANKS.—Articles of Agreement
between Directors and Teachers, Checks
Bonds of Collectors, Warrants of Collectors, Pond
of Treasurers, Ac., for sale at the Inquirer office. ■
P ACIFIC RAI LWA Y
We beg leave to announce that we have accept
ed the agency of the
KANSAS PACIFIC RAILWAY CO.,
For the sale of its
New Seven Per Cent.
Thirty J air Gold Loan, Free from Tax.
This Loan amounts to $5,500,000.
First Mortgage Land-Grant and Sinking
secured upon the extent ion of the Railway from
near Sheridan, in Kansas, to Denver, Colorado, a
distance ot 2.17 miles, of which 12 utiles are com
pleted, and the rest is under construction. It is
also a Mortgage upon the Road, the Rolling Stock
and Franchise of this Brst-ciass Railway, besides
new running through the State of Kansas,
And in successful operation (or 437 miles
west of the Missouri River, and earning already
enough to meet all of its expenses and existing
More than the Interrst upon this new Lr,an.
In addition to this the Bonds are also secured by
a first mortgage of the
Government Laud Grant of Three Mil
extending in alternate sections on either side of
the track, from the 394 th mile post in Kansas to
Denver. The proceeds of the sale of these Sands
are to be invested by the Trustees in the 7 per
cent Bonds themselves up to 120 or in U.S. bonds,
A Sinking Fund for the Redemption of the
The lands embrace some of the finest portions
of the magnificent Territory of Colorado, inclu
ding a coal field and pinery. The company also
holds as an asset another tract of
Three Millions of Acres in the State of
and although not pledged as a security for this
Loan, their possession adds largely to the Com
pany's wealth and credit. We estimate the
Value of the Company's property, covered
by this mortgage, at $23,000,000 net,
tchile the Loan is merely
The bonds have
Thirty Years to Run,
from May 1, 1869, and will pay
Seven per cent. Interest in Gold,
semi-annually, on May 1 and Nov. 1, ani are
Free from Government Taxation,
the Company paying the tax.
The PRINCIPAL of the loan ie made PAYABLE in
GOLD, in the City of New York, but each coupon
Payable in Frankfort, London or Xeic York
at the option of the holder, without notice, at the
On SI,OOO Bond in N. Y., $35 (gold)each halfyear
" •' 1.0nd0D...£7 as. 10 " •'
" " Frankfort 87 fir. 30 krtzs., •*
The Agents of the Loan, before accepting the
trust bad the condition of the Road, and the coun
try through which it runs, carefully examined.
They are happy to give the Loan an emphatic
endorsement as a
First Class Investment,
in every respect perfectly sure, and in some essen
Better than Government Securities.
The Bonds will be sold forthe present at
96, and accrued Interest, both in Currency,
the Agents reserving the right to advance the rate.
The attention of investors is invited to these
well-secured bonds, which we recommend as one
of the most profitable investments in the market-
Gold and Government. Securities taken in pay
ment at their market value, without commissions.
Pamphlets, with maps giving full information,
sent on application.
DABNEY, MORGAN & CO.,
No. 53 Exchange Place, N. Y.
M. K. JESUP & CO.,
6&ug3m No. 12 Pine Street, N. Y.
LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
OF BEDFORD, PA.
Incorporated, March, 18G9, by Special Act
of the Legislature of Pennsylvania.
This company is organized on the Co.Operative
The membership fee is graded according to the
age of the applicant, and is lower than other mu
The payment of the metnbershipjfee entitles the
member to a life policy.
Every member in this company has a vote in
controlling the funds of the company, and has an
equal share in the funds.
The amount of money paid is so little that every
one can insure.
This Company is purely a HOME Company.
Hon. SAMUEL L. RUSSELL, Prest.
J. R. DURBORROW, Vice Prest.
E. F. KERR, Secretary.
Oi E. SHANNON, Treasurer.
J. M. SHOEMAKER, J. B. WILLIAMS
T. H. LYONS, J. W. DICKEBSOS,
D. R. ANDERSON.
Gen. Agent, W. A. EDWARDS.
Circulars, Pamphlets and full particulars given,
on application to the Secretary of the company,
cr to W. A. EDWARDS.
mar,l'699yl Gen. Agent, Bedford. Pa
Agents wanted in every County and
Township in the State.
Kniffen, Ohio Harvester, New Yorker or any
Reaper or Mower, self-Rake or dropper, rear or
front, or one that cuts both rear and front, and has
DO point that the knives do not work freely.
Pratt and other Hay Rakes, Gum and Pin Drills;
Grain and Clover Separators, Shovel plows and
Cultivators, and any other implements of any
description, should order them from
McLANAIIAN, STONE A ISETT,
or their Agents, for theyy have the largest and
best assortment of
and their repairs in the state.
MoLANAHAN. STONE A ISETT,
manufacturers and dealers in all kind of
Gaysport Foundry A Machine Shop, llollidays
Farmers look to your own interest, buy ma
chines where you can get the repairs at a min
utes warning. 16apr6m
s. M'CAMANT Jons ELLIOTT D. T. CALPWELL
J. M. HARPER WILLIAM STOKE.
rpYRONE PLANING MILLS.
McCAMANT, ELLIOTT & CO.,
Manufacturers and Dealers in
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Flooring, Bradccts,
Mouldings, Stair Railing, Plastering
Lath, Shingles, Common and
Fancy Pickets, Frame Stuff,
AND ALL KINDS OF LUMBER.
Tyrone, Pa., March 19, !S9:mfl
JJ E N D E R S O jFs
FRESH GROUND EXTRA FAMILY FLOUR,
on hand and for sale by
Ifioctly G. R. OSTER A CO.
ALL KINDS OF MISCELLANEOUS BOOKS
furnished at the Inquirer Book Store.
rpH B t SQ U I
opposite the Mengel House,
The proprietor takes pleasure in offering to the
public the followiag articlee belonging to the
Book Business, at CITY RETAIL PRICES:
Reverie? of a Bachelor,
A. Ward, his Book;
Dictionary of Quotations;
Tent on the Ber a;
Tom lirown at Rugby,
Baker's Secret Service; and many others.
Dioken's (25 cent edition),
M array at t's,
Sir Walter Scott's (25c edition
Miss Ellen Pickering's,
Q. W, M. Reynold's,
Sir Edward Lytton Bulwer's,
Mrs. Henry Wood's,
Wild Western Scenes,
Widow Bedott Papers,
Mrs. Caudle's Curtain Lectures,
Young America Abroad,
Major Jones' Courtship,
Travels of Major Jones,
Ac. Ac. Ac.
BIBLES. HYMN BOOKS, &C.;
Large Family Bibles,
Lutheran Hymn Books,
Methodist Hymn Books,
Smith's Dictionary of the Bible,
History of the Books of the Bible;
Pilgrim's Progress, Ac. Ac. Ac.
Episcopal Prayer Books,
Presbyterian Hymn Books,
Osgood's Ist, 2nd, 3d, 4th, and sth Reader-,
Brook's Normal Primary. Normal Mental, Ele
mentary. and Normal, Written Arithmetics,
Mitchell's New First Lessons, New Primary, and
Brown's First Lines, and English Grammars,
Warren and Mitchell's Physical Geographies,
Logging's Common School History of the United
Webster's Pocket, Common School, and Una
Cleveland's Compendium ot English Literature,
Cleveland's Compendium of American Literature,
Cleveland's Literature of the lUth Century,
Coppee's Academic Speaker,
Sergeant's Standard and Intermediate Speakers,
Young American Speaker,
Western and Columbian Orator,
American Scnooi Dialogue Book,
Payson, Dunton, and Scribner's Copy Books, Nos.
1, 2, 3. 4, 5, 6 and 7, dtc.
Old Mother Hubbard,
Little Red Riding Hood,
The House that Jack Built,
Grand Father Goose's Rhymes, Ac.
Letter, Congress Letter,
Sermon, Commercial Note,
Ladies' Gilt, Ladies' Octavo,
Mourning, French Note,
Bath Post, Damask Laid Note,
Cream Laid Note, Envelopes, Ac,
Day Books, Ledgers,
Account Books, Cash Books,
Pocket Ledgers, Time Books,
Tuck Memorandums, Pass Books,
Money Books, Pocket Books.
INKS AND INKSTANDS.
Morocco Spring Tucket Inkstands,
Glass and Ordinary Stands for Schools,
Flat Glass Ink Wells and Rack,
Arnold's Writing Fluids,
Carmine Inks, Purple Inks,
Eukolon for pasting, Ac.
PENS AND PENCILS.
G Blot's, Cohen's,
Uollowbush A Carey'a Payson,
Dunton, and Scribner's Pens;
Clark's Indelliblr, l'aber's Tablet,
Guttknecht's, Carpenter's Pencils, <*c.
Madame Demorust's Mirror of Fashions,
Godey's Lady's Book,
Our Young Folks,
Applcton's Railway Guide,
Budget of Fun,
Frank Leslie's Illustrated,
New York Ledger,
New York Weekly,
Wilke's Spirit of the Times,
Pen and I'iacil,
Putnam's Monthly Magazine,
Arthur's Home Magazine,
Oliver Optic's Boys and Girl's Magazine tc.
Constantly on hand to accommodate those who
want to purchase living reading matter.
Only a part of the vast number of articles per
taining to the Book and Stationery business,
which we are prepared to soil cheaper than the
cheapest, are above enumerated. Give us i|cail.
We buy and sell for CASH, and by this arrange
ment we expect to soil as cheap as roods of this
class arc sold any whore.
June 19, 186 S.