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Circulation of eny l"lr published In
Nnrthsru Pennsylvania, Ami Is also
aiirli larger lieet than nny fiMlteotsm
oraties mill ! therefore Hie best medium
far advertising I" this section oftho Stale..
lloaullcH of ItildlculiNiti.
On Tlittttriay liUt tliu nuitilcliml tiW
tlons took placo nt thu Capital bf ilio
nation, mid thu result valla for longer
OMiiiurnt than tlio brief nnnouticclilclit
Of n illHpritcli. Tlio negro ticket 'W plec
tctl. Evory ward Ims Its tlurkcy retire
nctititll vo. The liarlicr ut ono prominent
hotel U mi Alderman, tlio head waller
mt another hotel Is a Councilman. Riot'
mni iilootlsli'ctl, arson unit murder ush
trod In tho how-lorrt Eovernmont., Tho
hogroos' lniinmed' Vy tho teachings of
'tuch domngoguos m .Slnyor Bowen rind
.PennsylVRilta'd deles tablooflsnrltiirJiio
j.W. Forney, gaVo full piny to'tho brutal
"JnstincU which chnntcterlso their race.
rAfccr much desultory fighting and
Ioting dUrlti the morning, tho negroes
icciinio, if) tlio fift'ernoon.arogulari'no'b
nd 'thon liquet! liliorr'lblo sceno. Tho
rtutiirs worn determined to tako tho llfo
bf n mull imtiinl Stuart, who hud nn
hiiunrcd his intention of voting the
'tVutucratto tlekei1p.i!dih'u iollco whilst
iirotectWjilunmo assailod with stones
feliitwrtuzorti and firearms : a tilstoi, was
tired ut tho Chief of Police, and finally
In wlf-dofenco that body was obliged
to tlrd u volley Into tlio mob. It is not
known, how many won) either killed or
woundod.astlieir.eoiiiradift carried them
off as tliev foil.
liatl it not been for the firmness of
the pollco wo tthould havo had many
more outrages to chronicle. To them
belongs tho credit of saving from de
struction tho riotous Bection of tho city
Wo havo no doubt that tho 'Washing
ton Chronicle and kindred sheets will
'duly advertise this' mockery of an dec
tlm as a triumph of rinlit nnd justice
"Biid a vindication of tho black man's
causo. but we fall to see In tilts' surron
llorof the g ivcrnment'of tlio Capital of
four country to thq lawless, brutal, nnd
degraded raco whoso principles nro
those of 1'ornoy and wlioso arguments
aro razors, uliy'occaslon for rejoicing,
Thusono by one under the guldanco
of tho dominant party tho rights, priv
lieges and powers intended fqr while
men, are fast disappearing and thus
with loud cries of'lollty "Qod" am
"monillty" tURcpublicari party'slnks,
Into tlio brutal companionship townici
it Is so Dorfectl v'congenlal.
It' is hardly1 necessary 'to alato. 'that
any hopes which may havo existed re
garding thu Improvement, architectural
or commercial, of tlio CItyf will turnip.
pear as dfTectually under tho" Africans'
rule, as if it wcro burled deep In tio
earth, or as if the green Avafcrs or tho
Ocean 'were cbb(rig and flowing over
tho dome of thd Capitol.
Tim Ciiliuulilii Dotmly IimhsIimi
run vouch niiiiti-Mi'tiNiir.NiT..
frmttor lui hilcit' In tleneml (iiurh.
ifnj (Icn. li.'N. Omri, Cfimi)ln'rliHrbtl
Dn.vn Stit : 1 havo refrained from
wrltlni you on tlioKitbtect of thnnrrests
of cIII.uiih ol this county, in tlio coiill-
num. e. pectin inn unit uiuy, orinogreai
er part of theni, would bo discharged
litiif pernlUteil.to l'n tor n tdlliblr Itdtiiifl.
Most in mono persons are men m l.ilr
character and rcHpcctallupo.-.IUou;.fomo
iif them are aged men accustomed to
arllvu t'liiploi'lin'iils lijuolt wlioin Im-
iiriMinmoiiLii) i',iiUiUy hovertyiiiiu as
lo all of them, their families mill busi
ness stiller by their1 absence. And surely'
tho ollences with Which' they nro char
god can lq neither kruvo nor dangerous,
When they nro not announced Or recog
nized in mo community irom which
thev MU titken. Oillv eonlccturo 6r
Htisplcion can be exorcised tioil their'
eases oven ny iihmu iis; incniuy, to
them, i no not (imiui tout tlio charges
udoii which tliu.iirredts want 'ordered
urusu in H'jine) degree froui a disordered
stuto or c6nditlon of "mind, Id their
nccusers, Who 'Wcrb carried 'rtway by
an impression or combination ana.
armed resistance to tho laws in tho
FlshingCryek townships. Upon inquiry
nmilo oy mo since my return irom
Washlimtoii in July"; und particularly
since our Interview in Aucifst. I havo
oqtaineu inrormatlou wiuch.ennoies mo,
to siieuK cunliuontiy .upon tins subject.
Add I have to say, that there had not
been a Ilmo duriiiL' tho tircsOlit Vear
When il Hherlir, MnrjilrnF,-6-otU8S.e,V,,
ecutivo ofllcerOlinl not havo oxecuted
tjcneetuHyniiy warrant or wri. wuatover
In this coliiity; tliutthcrphavobecn';ho
rortiuauioiiH or military positions pre
pared or occupied by insurgents, nor
anv intention of cstabllshimr' them :
that, thcrfl hasi been no largo number of
men ussemoiuu in iirniH to rusist ino
conscription, iw Wns reporldu; that no
cannon or other arms wero Obtained for
a position on tho North Mountain ; that
neitner ucscriers irom.aoroau norrciu-
gees from Canada camo to tho assistance
of tho bo-called "insursrertts.V nh'd. In
short, that thd Teports sent abroad of
insurrection in tnis county) (anuprou
ublv nlso tho statements iseut to Wash
uigton ns 10 mo ioregoing mr;icuiars,)
wero qulto groundless .and falso.i Gen.
Cadwallader's' researches upon the Up
per waters oi .x- isningcreeK mm on mo.
worm Aiountam i nciievo ,wero mor
ougli, nnd should bo held as satisfactory
ny mo puniicaumoritics., Toineires
IdtMit Jiidco of this district and to me.
ho characterized tho alleged ereciion of
worKs or resistance ana tho assembling
ol men in arms to .resist tlio, Uovern
ment. ns a "farce.". But ytho,nrrpsts ill
nuostioti wero1 ordered vnnd nctuallv
mndo before tho North Mountain was
scaled and before 'tho Imposture .which
had misled men abroad, was fully ex
ploded. Ilnd the truth, been known in
tho outset, I cOhcliido I would havd
been spared tho comiiosltlon of.thls'Iot-
tcr nfitt you tlio trouhio Of perusing it,
But while tho imnostiiro of "the Fish
.ln'gcrcek' rebellion" remained undetec
ted beroro tho advance of-aeh; 'did
walluder uiion tho forests o'f'SuIllvnii-
forty-four of 1 our 'citizens wero taken
into eustody and, transported to J'Virt
THE COLUMBIAN AND DEMOCRAT, BLOOMSBUllG, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA.
g V Jt SI l' I'
Just reappnslblllly bo placed where It
l am, Uenerai, roHpcciiuuy, v
your oniri servam;,
Tjie Itadical newspapers aro fond ,of
'relating how Mr. Grant goes forth to
drive, rind how his family gou,attcndcd
by ordorllcH, anil they chuckle With1 dq
llght at thufastdlsappearlngslmplicity
which has heretofore characterised, our
PresIdcnUJ. "LIko master like waji."
Following in his august footsteps
comes that eminent Miclilgander Chan
dler surn'amed' "Tlio iiriink'en" who
Is going Ui Europo and has decked Id's
flunkles'ln gorgeous array In stars and
stripesand buttons asb'Tga3.your'hataiid
lias stamped ills "coat "Of arm's (a. braij
new one made for thu occasion) on
eyery part of .their liveries, capable of
holding, tho same, and-Isnow prepared
to prove to tho "bloated aristocrats' of
tho Old World that tho United States
can furnish, forth as 11 no, a specimen of
the moli as any nation extant. "We are
fain to confess thnt-Chahdler has at last,
assumed a part which, hois .eminently
fitted to carry out. Sumner should pro
vide hlin with Borne, " instructions "
To nny loyer of tho curious, who is
desirous of knowing how politics and
profanity, business and. Billingsgate,
"loilty" and lewdness can be success-i
fully commingled, we would commend,
the Into Itadical Convention In Tennesi
see. Were it not for tho utter Indecen
cy which markod 4tho proceedings we
should bo glad to publish mfullaccount.
Tho only.respectablo members present,
and Ihey wero very few, wcro negrooj,
one of whom declared for Ids race that
' be was ashamed of t'you whlto folks."
Wr. aro gratlQed to bo ablo to Bay that
whllo a few venal nowspaperH In tho
bands of corrupt, wcuk-kneod lackoyn
havo uplieia every act, good ana oau
alike, tho ureat mass of lleiiubllcan pa-
pers and Ilepublican voters havo uno
nulvocallv condemned extravagance.
corruption and dishonesty whenever
and wherever discovered. Slate Quant.
Just so, but ou tho aamo principle
which prompts tho grpat Enemy of
mankind to quoto Scripture fluently,
tho Republicans' preach admirable-mo
rallty but fall to practice, it. Strong
protcHtntlons of honesty do not nUcoS'
sltnto tho cxistonco of that vlrtuo and it
is hard to pcrsundo pooploof reasonable
Intelllgonco that tho existing profligacy
and extravagance which havo sprung
up under Itodlcnl rulo nrojust what tho
country needs. If theso things bo mo
rality give us iniquity for a change
Just as wo expected, Washburno
has received his "instructions" and has
consequently left Paris for ids health.
Whether ho will bo allowed to recover
or not during his term remains to" bo
seen. Wo hardly know whom (o thank
for this, Grant or Fish. Whoever Js
entitled will please credit its with a
large amount of gratitude.
Ciiikf Juhtxuk Chase has ruled that
the Government cannot col loot lncomo
tax from foreigners who hold our bonds,
and that what has been collected must
bo refunded. Tho Internal Revenue
Bureau is preparing to carry out this
decision; nnd several hundred thousand
dollars will como out of tho Treasury in
consequence of it,
qK,NEitAimJWEU thinks wo havo
everything to gain and'nothlngto loso
by u war with Kngland. Wo won't
Ioho Butler, that's certain. Ho will
tako euro to bo out of harm's way, aa
ho did during the iato contest in this
jburgjl'a., Sept. il!, lfflT)
Titllllln. where fort v-threo v'et rdimilti.
With'n single possible exception; 'lioho'
of them were 'deserters' or drafted men.
Thoy1 wero farmers' and business meuj
jiayingtno connection wjth tlio military
scrvicopf tlio, United States andima'ny
of tlie'm nbovo tho age of forty-flvo'
years. Neither thev 'nor their" friends'
, wero illstinctl v informetl of tho charires-
acalnst them, norihas tho lirlvilocro of,
giving oau lor mcir iiujcaronue to nn
swer.oeen permitted them.' "And their
nccusers are still' unknown ns well ns
Ikn H.il.n.ll.. 1... . . . 1. I . ' '. ' .. ,
nit, uuiuutiiy uy wuiuu niuy were ur-1
resicu. i near it Bam recently, mat
their arrest 'was under, an .order from,
,thb Provbst Mnrsli'al, General at Wash
ington, in wlilclf'ca'so' y'ou arb' riot ic
flponslblo for tho order but .only' for its
Theso men, thus arrested,- hove been
confined in nrlson nearlv.ouo month, in
an Imperfectly S-entilatcd (lomb-proof
oi a uovurnmeni ion, suojcctcu to ver
min and other hardships', and even if it
can beshown that they havo)Jeen guilty,
iu buuju ujLiuiji, ui,iiiiucuuuui ur cnull-.
ual speech or action, they have under
gone enough to satisfy the demands not
only to Justice' but of vengeauco. Be
sides, two of them aro officers, of thd
county iiuq one u.iuniwissioncr ana
tho'othcr Treasurer)" whosb'attention nt
homo to public'busInCss'is necessary. I
therefore, now mnko aunllcatiori ' for
.their rJischnrgo.without further proceed
ings or, ueiay, as a measure ot justico
dud humanity, warranted bythe ifacts
and demanded'bV nubile Oninlon in this
section. f -
I shall not. General, submit to Von
uny observation, upon tho illeaallty'Qf
uiuau.urrims, .nqfipfln mo, propriety or
turiiliiL' theso" men over for trial (If thev
ar"o to bo tried nt'al)td tho proper court
of tho United Rtntes wlilch holds regu
lar terms in an adjoining' county (nf
Wllllamsport.) It fs sufllclent for my
lirosoiii puriwsu 10 say, mat tue arrests
wero unnecessary :'that no's'uch'formld-,
ablo combination of men to resist the
laws aa was alleged,-had nny existence:
and that these men have, undergone'
already soverp.and prolongediinprisoti.
ment. I suppoio'no ndvocatO of mili
tary arrests of citizen's in Stntesuhtouch
cl by actual War,- will pretend 'th'oj'
Hiiqqiu oo iniiuo qxcept in cases oi utmost
urgency, nor that punishment in such
cases should dcgciicratd into persecu
tion. I must add sorao remarks upon' the
subject of 'keeping troops here. This
county lias a population of 30,000 and
no moru pcuouiui, ,iuw-auuiing .uistrlct
is to bo found In tho United States. For
many yearn tho quarterly terms of our
fV.l.l.tl. rVllll-fu ItniM tint I, ,1 .. .' ; '
duration of four dnysl -Tho lntroduo.
tlon of a lafgc prmed forco hero was not
tnereioro provoKeu oy mo genpral char
acter of our people; but must liitvo been
occasioned by tho particular falsehoods
already meutli,nod and which havo
been fully, exposed. With their ox hob-
uro tho reason for nn , armed fprco of
uv-vjuiHiiiifu nnvuy laimii mill u part Ol
mat lorco nas uoen wuiiurawn. i shall
lioiui you will, find emnlovment elso-
whero for the remainder, and-If not
mat you wi(i.ivo mo oincors in com
mnnd stringent orders against, intcrfer
lnir with our clectloris' nnd nnrtlcula'rlv
against placing troops -'at tho places of1
Ciixtioii in conic'inpi- oi nu ancient stnt-
uuioi iiiis,coiiiiiiuiivetmnr, -
It remains only, to notice in this com
tminlttitlon, tho two facts which remain.
niter iruuwjt mu caao 01 "ino I'lSUlllg
Crook insurrection"- from falsehood.
Thoyurp: 1st, That hero, lis olsewhore,
some drafted men had failed to report
for duty; and 2nd. That there had
been a small night atiray in which a
vountMimn named Iloblnson was wound.
cd, I have to observo upon these points
(to which the casojia .originally state 1
has dwindled.) fharfor thonrrest of (ho
olfenderin tho alfrny, a 8ing6 officer, or
ai most it uonsianuiary lorce, was auo
iiuatot and that as to tho drafted, men
though thoy-wure probably impertinent
nnd boastful they wero pot. nuniorous
nor formidable. J believe that, in all
military' movements there should be
an employment of forco clearly strfHelent
to accomplish tho 'purpose In vlev( but
in tno. ease oi mow men who oau laiieu
to report, tho. udvnnqo Of a single com
pany of troops would Jiavo liad thd
sumo unuct n tuu uuvanco oi nu army,
to wit. their dispersion or submission.
Tho men whoso folly or malignity
was exercised in .creating tho spectre of
mu insurrection, nuu wuo jmvu ctiuseu
an unnocessary"und largo outlay by tho
Government (oerhura In all a nuarter of
u million orjuoiiars,! aro inose upon
wqom mo inuigiiaiion qf auii)qruy
should fall, rather Hum l'10 l11"1 1'OW In
custody. In n proper pldco and In duo
time, I shall probably coucel vo it to bo
my duty to Insist upon a a Investigation
of this wholo transaction, to the oqd
that tho truth shall become knowu and
Hon-. C. it. itt'ctcAi iiw.
iTlilted Hliiltvi Senator,
DlUltRtirr-ThnVd thohohor lone-
knowledge receipt this dp, of your nolo
of (ho L'fith lust. In rercronci) lq ho QUI
zen 1'rlsoners arrested In Oolutubln Co.
Ac. Ac. . . . - . r T i
Tho coinnits,sloii for their trial hua
been' otdored h'nd'l had hoped it wftuld
liayo boen.roady to tako tip their cases
bouiro'thlH, but thero have been delays
beyond niy control, still ov6rythlnga9
bclti,'donu thatatti'boto oxpedltoinat
,c -. , i ......
j. went to mp I'ort on isnturuay last
for thd purpOo Of suCing iitysclf lidw
tlio iirisoticrs fared, iilspbct their quar
ters and if nefceaary order them to bo
removed to a niuro comfortable iiilaco of
oonlltiotiicnt there seemed to .bo nd
taufed for'poinrtlnlnt anil licn6d nd cljnngd
I fully hgrco with yaw that noaortin-
cations wero crectetl by- tho "insur
gents," but General Cadwallador Who
mauo ft cioso examination 01 tno country-is
satisfied that they' had ono, nnd
probably two pieces of artillery, that
thoro waa mi organization to resist.thQ
Draft, tho mombera of which .wcro arm:
bd, and I havdothcr, infprtnatlbh to tho
Tlio mdn'nrreatcd nro chargou in gen
eral ,torma, wjtli resisting tho .Draft,
which covers the case of those who ad-
Vised resistance," pro6ur6d arms', know
ing thoy -wcro for that purpose, 'dr sold
arms for tho saino object. i
Tho. nrrests.wero ,not, to my icnowij
edco. mado by direction of tho.l'rbvost
MaraHal General, iior'aro thd prisoners
neiatosatisiy vengeaiiou, nut iu ueior
mlno wlicthcr tltcy nro guilty of tho
great crimo of which they uro charged,
or. noU . .
is retards the troops interfering with
the elections, you nnd your friends may
rest assured that thero will bo no Just
cuuso ror commftliit. . -
wnen nisigneu to tnc commanu oi
this Department. I was Instructed bv
tho Secretary of War, not sto interfere
'wlth'polltlcs, whlch'belhg In accordance
wmi my natuMi inclinations, nas uecn
scrupulously carried out.
I cannot for ono moniont think (lint
ybii believe trop'ps'aro retained in Col
umbia' Co, to control the elections.
I waa' very glad t6 receive yotir, letter
recollecting with pleasure our Interview
in. August ilast.-aud the assistance you
extended me at that time.
too sunject nas received my careiui
consideration and I hone to bo'able to
so conduct lmUtei'H, tluit none but the
guilty shall suiier,'unu.so Boon ns l can
satisfy myself, that any of tho suspect
ed parties ar6 only slightly Involved In
this treasonable1 movement, it will be
conslstontiwith ray duty to tho Govern
inent;to.order, their conditional release'.
1 um Sirt)yory.ltcspeetfully,
"Your obd't Servant
D. N. COUCHi
I ( : - '
A fy;f!OiiuJcller lo,GcnA fb.ic(.
B(oomsb'urg, Oct. 11, JSG1.
' 'Geii. D.'N: Couch.
i Dear Sir : I received in duo course, of.
mall ypur letter of.aythi "September, and
am tuny ,sensipio oi, yourpoiuenesa in
giving so I'rom'pt an nnswer.to my com
munication. I notlco"wlth Batlsfaction
your'ahitdmcnt'tnat' you visited ".Fort
ijMiiuiu"'iiiiUL'uvo auentioii'to mo treat
ment of our, citizens confined there, as
tlio'fact'iliroves yoiir posse.s,-,lon of those
feelings of'humntilty' yvhich do lionor
with satisfaction nnd iitiuroval your.ob-
fiervatlons unon lion-intorforbnco' with
,our q1c.ct19.11s tiy.trppps.unueryour com
assnrancd to 'md' arid Iny friohds (as
you oxiir'csseil yourself) that "wo'should
-have no causct for.complaint iu that par
ticular. Theso wore gpod words and I
havo, no disppsitlop tq think them or to
represent thotrt'as' liislnt'ero. But, 'un
fortunately, tho proceedings of your
subordinates' hiivo 'nbt been' consistent
.Col. Albright, who eamo up to tlil:
county to collect evidence, preparatory
to tne rnai oi our citizens at liamsDurg,
did not confinb liiinself to that business.
Ho went upon the stump' lii Bloomsburg
W.ith the. Kepubl Icon candidato.for con
gress, nni made thu first political speech
of thdeampnjgn here. As represented
to me It was a very inflammatory speech'
aud gavd a most-oxagg6ratert nnd unfair
representation of the dllllcultics in this,
county.. Ho profossed to, apeak from
tho ofucial, documents in Jus possession,
arid used Ids position toinllamo public
passion against the men who were to bo'
tried nnd to render their prosecution
useful for, party purposes,.
"BUt I proceed, to "mention .ovents
mdro rec6nt-whicli deserve, as'I-thlnlc,
your particular attcutioti. Somo days
hlnco soldiers wero sent 'south of tlio
.river. I dq jiqtknow what they1 linyo
uoiiu iiktu out it prisoner was lorwarti
ed hero yesterday from, Main township
nnd is'still kept' hero. His caso is'ns
followa: .His namo is tho samo as his
(Ulvt,a. VAUb.M iwiitutv 1UIIC1,
His father's' namq was drawn In tho
l,lIVi "ri,n'f.itkariin nnlinn.l .,
ed 'before the board of enrolment, nnd
waa exempted lor legal causo. It 'Is
now jsaid, or .retonueil, that tho son
was rainy mount nuu lie. wiinout anv
liuiivu tviu,iuti:i, 1.-3 utiu IIIKUU
away from hla district, the day before
iie election anu neiu iioro in fcpito or run
explanation 1 No ono enn doubt' thd
motive, nnd tho effect is preciseiy'what
was'do3lrcd tho deduction ofono voto
rrom tno poll oi Mam township.
In Fishlilgcrcek township, soldiers
W.OTo.siauoueuiior mo uay ou ino mam
road near tho polls, obvjously to watch
In Benton townsliln ono of'tlid hlcc
tlon oillcers was nrrcstcd this morniner
1 t. 1 . . r- i , , .
just in-ioru uiu pons woro to open, anu
tr.uiiuu uu , mu uuiurs nuu pouu previ
ously disposed of rind tho. peopjo found
ho' oillcers to act for them. Lastnlirht
sovornl men wore' arrested in tho
neighborhood and kept nwny from, their
places of voting. I believe, no one ar
nailed was a ilrafted mon, 'Thoy wero
citizens, nuu 11:111 uccn oppniy nt mcir
homes before. '
Seven mouu(od mon wero met going
toward tio ugurloaf iiolls qarly in tho
day nnd they, or another squad, werq
reported later in (tho'day watching tho
roau oi upiiroacu ooyonii.
, When tho returns como in it' will
doubtless bo round truo that liirht olec
tlons havo been held In 'sovornldlstrifita.
bocauso many citizens havo been Intlm-i
Idatcd nnd deterred from attending tho
polls', in addition to thoso who wero
tukon nway by actual orrcst. No causo
ror tho arroitais known and no man can
feel safe In attending tho election. Of
course mo juteuacti eiiect is as certain
as tho means of securing it uro: unscru
pulous and disgraceful.
At tho election hero in Bloomsburg a
iuuu wusurresjieu in going to voioji sol.
dlera uppearingnt tho polls in -violation
of tho State law to which I referred vou
In my former lettor.i Ha was kept in
ur whn I md (hem In
custody, Ihlsnftcrnoon, that ho would
ho periociiy justiiiou in i:oiivoyin
Inll.nlr nlivillnx dUlrlnt. in Vote, taking
fcnrotoVrovonttholroscnpo and hold
in a them ready for any requisition up
on hlin. ' Ho took an nftalstant, convoy
ed them to their .district, anu naa ro
ttirnM wltli thent (almost .homo when
ho and hla assistant wcro nrresicu oy
order of tho Assistant Provost Marshal
Ho hud been absent less-than two hours
but In that tlmo Incnlculablo mischief
had been dono. Two of tho four men
who wero to bo disfranchised by being
kept-hero In confinement, hail given,
true nnd lawful votes' under' tho Con-
Kfitnlimi n,ni inu's nf this Common
wealth! And theso votes will slnni'L
jjood, nnd tjio deprivation of rlghtiiii
suffrage hero bo narrowed to tho two
oilier cases bcioro mentioned.
General. In' thd war of 1812 tho Slate
of Massachusetts refused the tlso of hoi
prisons to tho United Statos for tho de
tention nf onntlvea Ac. 'Immediately
oftcrwards Simon Snyder, Govomor of
tins btnto. naitrcesca n tintnotia mcs-
sago to'our licglslaturo' denouncing the
conduct or Massaciiusotts, and at nib
Instance tho .Legislature passed tho act
of 3d March, 1814, opening wldo our
prisons for tho admission of hostages
nnd 'prisohcrs of war of tho United
States and charging upon our Sheriffs
and Jailors tho duties of their custody.
Tho prior act oi Cth December, 17b0,
hud authorized tho admission of prison
ers of tho United States "committed by
Vlrtuo of legal process," obviously
meaning In somo Judical uroccedlnir. I
.know of no statute of this Common
wealth charging upon our Sheriffs and
prison-Keepers tno uuty oi noiuing cm
zena in draft proceedings under the au
thorlty of tho United Stntca. BUt oven
If such statuto oxistod. tho dutv tho
Sheriff would owe to tho United States
wduld bd Blmril v tho safe custdd v of tho
persons committed and tho rendering of
mem up on proper domand. And whllo
they weroln.hls custody ho would havo
complete control over them, subject to
tue regulation oi our own laws, anu
wduld Bharo his powers With no other
Obsqryo, Gcnornl, I do not object to
tho uso of our prisons by tho United
StatCs'lri the fullest manner, nnd to in
voking tho principle of comity' for that
jjurinrau wiioiu 11111 iruvisiuu may uu
wanting. But the nurn03cs of tho Uni
ted States bing subscryed, no officer of
mat governraennns reason to concern
himself further arid to dotormitio who
shall bo permitted to voto under tho
Tho arresfs which I have do'nrlhpd
were made' bv tho uso of soldiers sub-
ju'i. iu juur cuiiiuiuiiu, nuu inuir uuuur-
rencojustines my anneal mauo to vou
in a former letter for tho withdrawal of
.troops from our.county. or, in case they
.wero not wnnurawn. mat stringent or
ders snouiu do issued against their in
terfering "with our elections nnd partlc
many against their presence nt our
places of election In ,violatlou of ex
111 conclusion, i must express my
opinion thatsomo signal condemnation
of tho wrongs nnd outrages nlreadv
committed in this county, ia duo to our
people from tho public authorities, and
iiiai somo cuectuai provisions should
bb mndo against tho repetition' of such
occurrences in tiio'iuturo.
I.nm, aencral, very truly
Your obd't scrv't
C. It. BUCK ALE W.
hand during tho, day, permitted to go
home for hli dinner but not to the polls.
His caso was dno of doubtful dereliction
under a former enlistment which has
expired. Ho has slnco been enrolled
und drafted under tlio U' S. laws, pud J
sa,w to day his certMcatoor, having paid,
commutation mony. Ho has been
living hero oponly uyear or more with
out question until now.
Two, other men; Hying opQuly intho
neighborhoodfor two ypars past nnd
voters in the' ndjoinlug township of
Hemlock wero arrested and put in Jail
hereono on last Saturday night nud
tl)Q other yesterday, Thoy wero'nqt
Jlablo to arrest and hava'not been drawn
Under either ono or ihji U. S. drafts.
Ono of them wna proinlaed n hearing
yesterday and again this, morning, but
it waa not given. Of poursu nono waa
intended until tho election should closo.
Editor: Wo bnro hoo-Ip-wninrtct
you to iiise'rt tho' following brief report
110111 tnu oauuutn ocnooi istaio uonven-
tioil held In Wiliiamsnort. Wo can
only,mako you a brief account,- as to
enter into detail would.nol leayp you a
Thn Hnnvrnflnn ncenmKlr.! rPnAclm,
Juno lsti at half-past ten a. ih., iu tho
Second l'resbytorian Church, and was
called to order bv'Presldent O..A. lvt.
ty,' presiding., Tho ilrat session being
thojntroduction, waa short', and a vast
interest' was'manifestcd by nil who wero
prcsont. The afternoon session wns of
fiCiienu conduct and management of tho
Bcnooij was very amy discussed, and
closing with tho nuestion box. For tho
ovonlug session, which commenced at'
nan-past sevcn.'there was quito a num
ber of new delegates arrived," and dur
ing tno evening aoout tnirty or thirty
fiyo counties wero represented. Dele.
galea continued .coming in during tho
wh'olo convention, nnd by tho last,duy
tho Stnto' was quite largely rcpresentsd:
yetby no means was it attended as it
should have been when wo consider tho
goou which results irom Miiilnctitnilnn
yery int.eresting, jearnest and pleasing
uuuiuaaa uuu mo ijuostion oox wero tno
uruuroi mis session.
TJnfort'uriatelv tho Prpslilonl-
ico away,- so mat on Wednesday morn
Ing tho convention ' was without n hnnri
This, howovor,-wa3 soon suiiplied tran
siently ,byBey. It. McMillerfrom Law
rence countyjand tho convention opened
at half-past nlno n. m., when Secretnry
-j.L.iiiu j.uyiur .rtaiu 111s report lor
tlio year, whlch,was very flattering in
deed, nnd on motion, was received
unanimously by tho convention. Then
followed tho different reports from the
delegates. Tho afternoon session was
do.Yoled to, tho blackboard oxcrciso,
class teaching, obstacles and how over
come, and was of no littlolraportancoto
all vlio wero permitted to participate
Tho' evening session opened with bov
eraMimlted addresses, when Secretary
Taylor very- kindly and ably gave
magic lantern viowa nnd Incidents of
Palestine nnd Jerusalem, after which
tho evening was passed with short and
spirited addresses. But thero Is ono
prominent feature that wo have nlmost
forgotten, which waa tho best wo, havo
over known for .its youth, viz; tho
"Littlo Wanderers." a class of nlno or
phan children ranging from nbout seven
to 'twelve years old, under chargo of
a iui. a. u. uuum ui l llllliueipuia, mat
gayo ua tho best musical entertainment
that wo over heard. Mr. Gould hvnn
means can ,recelvo tho pralsohls untlr-
iug zeni merits.
I,,0,?, '-Thursday morning Mr. Oliver
Williams was called to tlio chair, nnd
nfter it number of llmltml mill rnacnj nil
of vital lmportanco and Interest, the
wuvuuuuu wuo. uuuu uuu. commenced
business.. Tho first motion was to hold
tho next convention nt Trm-riai,,,
Opposition now arose, imd nuitn n v,n.
test between Allontown nnd Hnrrisburg
nnenn.l vbulflnrvfn r.,.in.nrTr ....
mi. i". -""'""S " .ui ui imrnsuurg,
ho tlmo agreed upon waa tho second
Tuesday of Juno, 1870. This took up
All tho forenoon, nnd nil business was
laid nsldo until noxt session, which took
placo nt half-past two p. m.
At this tlmo tho houso was called to
ordor, and tho" next business taken np
Was thd olectlon' of o)lcors. The prcs
ont onea were reinstated -except in a
few instances where a chango occurred
in mo KK.ction or managers. After
this there was a committee of delegates
appolnted to tho New York State con
vention, and Mr. W. P. Wvlio or Now
Castle, appointed delegato to tho Illinois
ouuu convention, xno evening closed
tho convention with farewell addresses.
etc.; nil in, attendance pronounced it a
grand success, nud us, helpers of this
noblo and great causo, wo will over
greet our friends who will cheerfully
uiiUUKtj wiui us in mu worK,
W. .8. CONNElt,
Delegates for Columbia county
A pair of fond loycra in Now Orr
Ioana, tired of llfo nnd tho por&ecutlona
or cruel parenta, tied their right hands
together and. leaped from n brldgo with
suicidal intent. But whllo tho youth
went, over tho rail, tho maiden went
undei, find there thoy wore found,
uuuiiiik uu bit-mug uuu screaming,
Tho" United Statea Depoaitory'safo
DiiHu i-o, ib)v-4uuxiuu, wus rouoeu
of several hundred thousand dollars on
Saturday night. I. L. Collins, u ,tni,na.
Itor.was found lying in tho room by
the safe dead, shot through tho heart.
It is supposed that ho was killed by tho
luuuura wiiuu uitciiipung to save tho
i'lio Union of lio l'rcxlijlcrlnni. ;
AtTRitn seimrato exlslcnco of over
thirty ycnrs.'tho Old nnd New School
brnnchealof tho Prosbyterlon Church
docidod, through their representatives
In tho Assemblies convened io rctinlto
nnd form l(crdaftcr a slnglo Church.
Thd, report' wns unanimously rcpor
. . ..- t., , u ...na
ted J in -tno now noiiuui n ""
unanimously adopted, mid In tho Old
School thero wcro eight dissenting vole-
Although tho plan i3 to bo submit
ted to tho various presbyteries for np
ptovnl, It .may ho considcred thnt tho
question of reunion la virtually settled
It will lie seen that In tho plan ndoptcii
by thd Assemblies thq questions on
which tho separation in 1833 took placo
nro entirely .Ignored, Tho second clnusb
of tho plnn embraces tho questions of
doctrlnonnd polity touched upon at nu.
It icadana' followa: i
"Thn rmmlon shall bo effected on the
itnntrinnl nnd prr-lpsinstiml boi.ls Of OUT
common atandard3: tho Hcrlpturca oi
llin 111,1 nn, I Nmv 'I patlllllPIl Ls snail uu
nplrnnivlpdirp,! in bo thn Inspired Word
oruod, and tnooniy lnianioioruio m
faith nnd prnctlco; tho Confosslon of
Faith shnll contlnuo to bo sincerely re
ceived nnd ndontod ns containing tho
system of doctrlno taught in tho Holy
Scriptures; nnd tho Government nnd
jJiscipnno oi mo i'rcsoyienan iwiurtu
in tho United Btntos shall bo approved
as containing tho principles nnd rules of
Nlno cents n oicco i3all they charge
for egga in Nevada.
.A vnunir mnibnrln Ohio recently
bit off iier child's noso in n dream.
Morn than n. nuarlcr of n million.
dollars haa nlready bccn oxpended on
tho I'hiladciphia Masonic una.
A ilock of nnla. ten miles in width.
recently swept ncros3 Shasto Valley,
Siskiyou county, California.
'A St. Louis husband has applied
for a divorcoon the ground that his wife
throws tho children ut his ncitd.
It is feared that Hon. Jeremiah S.
Black will loso his arm by tho recent
railway accident In which ho partier
A Jiugo skeleton of tho lizard spec
i cs, known as tho mosasaurus,cighty-six
leot long, nas oeen discovered near Htier-
Fifteen Per cent, according to the
Now York World, is tho averagd
amount of short weight, swindling by
grocers in mat city.
An Illinois former set fire to the
grass on his pralrld land tho other day
and burned up, hla two children who
wcro out at piay.
Tho Ohio penitentiary mado $7000
profit tliis year. Tho convicts aro anx
ious to know when dividend day will
Hon. S S. Cox. M. C. from Now
York, now traveling in Africa, writes
homo that no tins seen n woman weigh
iug COO pounds.
Tho clergy eosta tho United Slates
$i 2,tiou,ouuannuaiiy;'tno criminals ?iu,-
uiw,iiw : mo lawyers, 7u,uw,uuu ; rum
A Now Orleans blind beggar an
poarcd in Court tlio other day, and g.tvo
security lor n lnenu, mid sworo to s-iiu,
uuu worm oi property.
Tho first edition of tho Congressional
Directory appeared on Monday. In it
Senator Harris Is recorded as born in
18G8, und Congressman Lasli in 1870,
Ileinocriitlc State Convention.
The Democratic Btnto Convention ror tlio iiom
lliatlon bf MimllJatoB tot tlio offlce.of Oovetnor
'and Judge of tho Burrcmo Court, will meet ntlO
o'clock A, M., on WKDNKSllAY, July 1 til, ltW,
In Iho Hall of tho HcAiso ot Ueprenentnllvm, nt
lUrrlibnrg. ny order or tUo Democratic Htato
WM. A. W.U.UACI!, Cliolriiuni.
David CAMiwm.t, Kecrctnry.
Caiiilldiitcs for iVonilnntloii.
Tlio rollowliiB Bentlcmeii havo liccn mentloncil
ror nomination lo the several County Oniee to
M niled by election tlio prenent year, and their
liameii will bo presented ror lliocoiisUleratlonof
tho Democratic County Convention I
(Hnhjoet to iho decision of tho conferees of Co.
lumlitn and Montour counties.)
it K A D 1 N O.
, Winn, Maino, boasts of tho largest
tannery In tho United States. It turns
out yearly CO.000 sides of solo Ieithcr,
using 7,000 cords of hcmlo'ck, bark to
In Itobort Bonner's stable, his hors
ca .aro fed from n boy in tho floor, ho
bellevinir that nature intended thev
should tako their food from tho level of
A patent lias been obtained for tho
manufacturer of water-proof paper, it
will bo no uncommon thing, by and by.
to. carry a quart of milk homo in a paper
Tlio heart is sixi inches In lenctl
and, .four inehca in.dlamctor. and beata
seventy timea per minute, 1,100 times
por.nour,.iuu,suu times per day, a7,77U,
uuu pur year.
. Cincinnati has a baby it la proud of.
It fell outof a third-story window upon
a stono pavement nnd escnped unhurt.
It struck on its skull, and was a colored
Twenty-flvo tons .of strawberries
were broutrht into San Francisco in
April, nnd retniled nt twolvoto fifteen
cents n pound. Cherries sold nt n dollnr
and a half per pound.
A. wiuto musuratwas kilted noar
Alexandria. Mlnno-iota. a fuw davs nco.
xi was ciear wiuto, witn no colored
hairs ou it. Such an animal is a raritv
anu w ormy mo intention oi naturalists
i Gen. Sol. Meredith, nf Tmllnnn
whoso obituary has been going the
luuuus oi mu press ior several monins
nnnouueca that his death has been nol
nyoiy uuu iiiuuuniiciy poatppneu.
A whlxo-oak trod was lately cut
near Huney'a iKtdgotwo hundred' and
twenty-flvo years'old, and six feot acrosa
tno stump, it 13 thought to contal
seven corua oi wood
Tho lncomo returns for lSRSslmw
tliat tlio very rich aro becoming rlnhnr
.whllo those of modemto means nro bo-
coming poorer. Tho rich richer and tho
poor poorer la tho effect of itniiio.il
Alironos'Of tho cliancro in thn nnmns
of our frigates, tho Hartford Post says
tiiut uuriu is uiutiigingiiis own namo u
ndillnir to it tho single svllablo that wil
mato a JNortii wind of hlin namely,
A negro was drownod by a catfish
in Lako Concordia, opposlto Natchoz.
Miss., n few days slnco. Tho negro was
trying to naui me catusii out, nut tho
iisn named mm in, nnd ho waa drown
ed before asslstanco could bo rendered.
Mr. A. T. Stewnrt's property on
Broadway, Now York, alono Is worth
five millions. W. B. Astor's real oatato
on uroauway 13 worm nootit tliroo rail-
Hnnn ,PI.a T n.HI.I 1 .. . 1 ' . I
mu xjuiiijuiu miutu nas eigiit
millions Invested In that thoroughfare,
A Memphis dispatch says that on
Thursday mornlnir II. J. llnrnns. n no
torious horso-thlor, was found hanging
to a treo near tiat city. His body was
riddled, with bullets. Prom papera on
ins iiureou, it is supposed no wa3 on
inally from Nowark, N. J.
An nrrangoment for sharpening
needloa of sowing machlnea hua Just
uiyu iJinuiiun, xt is utuicnou to a ma'
emtio and operated bv thn
If ft nccdlo becomoa dull
It can bo mado na good ns now iu n fow
Minnesota Js iu troublo nbout
woives. xt pays u. bounty or 810 ahead
for their scallis. nud this has beon. ilur.
ing tho past year, a chargo upon tho
treasury of $U,U00. Tho. worst of it
nvuiuiwj uu iimv inowoivos aro increas
ing, giving ground for' suspicion that
ouiuu uiiu ? raising woiyoa,
A scholar was turned out of ono of
tuu u strict scnooia in putton, Mass.,
tho ptl.er day, becauso ho was 48 yeara
,' t unit - His uoys anu
Kia nuu muru learning man no iiad
and ho wanted to kctrl, nn win, in, i
but tho hard hoartod commltteo wore
It ia a curious fct, that nppeara
j , . r, - y . .. ' y pt-stuiiiryi oi me Ul
terior, that WllllO tllCrd Is llllt nnn rm.r.
utlonary soldier now living; (he Uvea
In New Y'ork) and drawing a pension,
there nro at the present time on tho
rolls tho names nf ivlilmva nf
1 utlonary soldiers.
,T. It. JAMKSON,
WKLLINGTON II. KNT,
IIUIID A IlOUUllTON'S
CHOI CM HOOKS,
NoiK.-Any hook .nhllhed hy Him n llh"(ill
TOM, in llroomo utreot, N. Y. will ho ("out hy
them, pontage prepaid, on rci i lpt of tlio ndver
1. DllEMKlt. Life, Letters und l'oa
thumous Works of lVedrlliainrciucr. lMttcd
hy her hlRtcr.Clmrlolto llrcmer. Traimlalcd from
thoHwedlili hy Freda Mllnvr. In one vol,, crown
8vo. Cloth, !2.
"Wo iinvo qnoted so much from this ehaTiiiliiK
volume mat wunnvu ikiunhi.... ,V"l..;1V,,,.,r
tlons. but It Is it boolt to be road." Aiiilner,
2. T11K OPEN I'OLAIt SEA- Pop-
utnrcllllnn. Ily Isaao I. Hnyos, M.D. With ni no
illmtrallons on wood, mul n map. i vol, iv
Svo. Cloth, Ji5. Pino edition, emueinsium wmi
lx Xull-pago illustrations, drawn uy iJ.irii.-j,
Wlilto mid others, from Dr. llayos's sketches 1
three full-pngo charts twenty-eight Vignettes,
nnd a flno portrait of tho author, engraved ou
steel, lvol., Svo. WcoJiUJS iinii-onu u.
wi.nt nrnimvn ai,l of Dr. Hayes's took will,
wo trust, send many readers to Its pages. The
IJOClor s jieroisni i iun,H,wtuj.,iu,iu
servos lo bo bracketed with tlio into Dr. Knns In
Arctic honors. xrfmm .wicmicw",.
. SKETCHES ABItOAD WITH
l'EN ANU l-KNCin. Dy Felix O. a Darley. With
13 full-pogcd and 71 smaller illustrations on wooii,
.Vnowod lion Willi lureo nuuuionai vigntuun
nnd printed ou toned paper, In 1 vol., Ito. I'rlco
In cloth, 3.00: cloth gilt, l; morocco, ts.
"iin.lm, !,,-, IU-. Mr. Parley Is lliobcstdrnuiiliU-
,.n in ,l,rt tTnlirwl Htntfn, nnd Indelntr htm br
what he lias here dono, ho can iiavo no. superior
imvwhere. Ills ucslgns aro eum-nTtn vy iieium
Tlio snhscrlticr do?lrM ;35
in oxciiniigo ior Fancy nn,i hi. . ".Ji I
other llrst i-lftsi mlil. tiS iM
va rai"l,,dml d i '""'HiBS i
. .. i.itii , "
piuiiiiu iniroiius ngcliK
io TLAuilLiia, Kinooi, UlPOt RSJw
Tho I'oltiinhlnCouiilr t l llthO
ISttl will ho held ot the SoSSW.
Ill lHoomsburg.eoinineSffl1' mCC
llKOlSTnil AND ltKCOUDUIt.
11. FltANK ZAUU,
WILLIAMSON II. JACOItV,
D. 15. HAMPTON,
tho lttoonisbura Nonnifni!1
Carver, nsscinhles on ,i,..Tlw
nany rensuns u is eoiiMdcr T .m
eachers; OonntyliistliutiVr.fT will
VlldHtDth. Tlinfl.,,,,!','"''!,. JUIli
one week, nnd Ifdcslrnf b.Vffl
eontiiitieu uurins tho enn 1,1
inslltuto or nny imrtlon of il
much later In tho scliooly"?.1 'k -VP
nnd also ouonllnl that tearhIi"tlMM
ns well nt the closo or the ruW,2 2?"
l'.acli teacher In thecountvi. V i
ed to attend, and no lii,7."ifidoil
1 nstltu to successful boll, In iiBBE
nnd Interest. In somo eouni HsTS.
number or tenchcrs nt Co,,mV1LT
Iho umnlxT of schools. Wl .lc Su
of Columbia county nianlrM1 "a"
Tlio ttcuooi nirectors of thi Mlihr
tonttoud tnrlng tho cut ru sJ , - -inrlyon
Friday tue ai Uayft' hav
wilt haset npurt fur such buninJ
directly Interesting u, thcrn
Klnln HiinnMnl..i,,l.,. ."-T.'. . I '!T-
in atteiidanco on tho ai W SjT
Illoomsburg Juno 1, 1SC9. aS
ui" VALUABLE ItEALu
I no unucmneil. l.xer.mn...
testnment of Isiuio Davls.laipM,'' '
hese, tOBCtherwllli lilsownentlrelyiiaturnlnncl StoKiSB't ?S'
II Hn.rrlnllnn nf w hnt in saw n brond.wo Vt.VS.U' ,. '-Vi'uuc vcadni m
snow of no similar production which we should ft 'w' g aTscFlbt-d HeSill,
io willing lo recommend so unreberiediy." TulAr iiX i V""" f- !.,, ove
Jlaslan Courier. niil decedent in nil ih?,t J5?.. thii
h OLD ENGLAND ; ltd Scenery, M WftH?'? tho
rtnnd l'enplc. llyJamcs M,Hoppln, I'rofcssor
in Yalo College, l vol., 10 mo. rncos
ill fhed nrtlsls In tho best stylepf a,and tultlni
ty, nnd partly In Heaver tirp, f
This book lias Iho ndvnntago ol concisely nnd
emphatically pointing out innny comparatively
.,.,tnrip,l nhltji nf Interest nnd ROurces of lnfor-
lib IU lilt
W. II. KOONS,
J. S. SANDKRS,
II. P. WHITEMAN,
11 IIF.KN WOOII TOWNSHIP.
JACOB S. EVANS,
The understood havo entered Intn r.n. imrlnpr.
ship as Founders and Machinists, at the National
Fouudry heretofore occupied by l'eter lllllinycr.
Tho bonks of tho iato linn will bo heitled by
E. 11. lkter, to whom all persons Indebted suonl'd
Illoomsburg Juno 11,'09-tf,
EUNSTON & CO.
O V HUE
Bit OWEN'S UUILDINO,
II LO Q irNJI U Ji G, ! A.
General Firo aud I.Ifo Insurance, nnd Ileal
Kstato Agency, Sjiecial nttention will lio given
to negotiating bonds. Juno H'eo-Sm
TlTll, l.A DA,.,' A. Tl..l01. . 1...
,,,vH,,iim i iiuuu mut,, lib iuiu
ilencoot Wm. Cariiahan, dec'U. in Jlodlsou twn.,
f'nllamltln nnxnlv IM
TUESDAY, JUXl! 21th, 1809.
Tho following property, viz :
OI tood nmlilo land, nit clenred. with tho i-xt-cn.'
tiou of four acres. Tho Improvements ou tlio
IUUU UI u
ONE FRAME DWELLING
with a well of good water at the door. Thero aro
a number of lrult trees on tho premises. The sale
will take plaeent 10 o'clock a.m., when conditions
lYiii uuiiiuuuiiiiimu uy
joiin DllililNl., Administrator.
Llmestoueville, Juno 11, JSGU.-3I.
hunk for the denartlng traveller to n
isK-ket lo refresh his memory nnd inako sugges-
tlvo his lour," .Howci zroiucrmi.
fi. ITALIAN JOUBNEYS. By
William I). Howclls, nutlior of "Venetian Life."
1 vol., crown Svo. I'rlco f2
"Thwrft 1 nn u-rller lit travels In our day so
simple, sincere, enjoyable nnd profitable,"
"It Is not so much what Mr. ltowells sees ns
what ho licnnrcH that Bhesliis readers tho senso,
when they havo Mulshed ids books, of linvlni;
been lingering over it charming narrative"
0. VENETIAN LIFE ; Iiicludlns
Commercial, Social, Historical and ArtUtlo I,o-
tlco of tho l'lace. Hy William li. HowclU. lvol.,
crown Svo. 1'rlcc, cxlm cloth, it
"It u Venice directly nrcscntod to tlio ImacluA-
tlon, fcteeped in Its own peculiar atmosphero, bo
that wo seo what tho writer sees, sliaro his emo
tions, nndaro mado tho companion of ills wnlks,
rather than tho reader of hts pages." JJoston
7.nEMINIS0ENCES op 12UU01ean
TUA VIX. Iy Andrew I. Tcauody, I. I)., LL.D,
rroiichcr to Harvard University, I'rlco S1.50.
On nrt. nrchltcctnrc. laws, mnnncrs and mv
olctr. hts crltlclsina aro dincrlmlnatiuir. hiudlv
nud often ortclunl; and tlio volume contains
inoro lu formation, less splto nnd moro hoi Id
sense, thun nianytof far gronter size aud pro-
luusion," fswuraoy jitrviewt jajtiuoti,
8. TWO THOUSAND MILES ON
HOItSKIlACK. Santa Fo nnd Back. ARummcr
Tour tbrougli Kansas, Nodraslta, Colorado nnd
New Mexico, in tlio Year ISM. lly Colonel Jas.
,F. Moline. 1 vol.tcrown 8 yo.. Ilco 81
"lie Is n good traveller, nnd, conililuinu tlio
dlsclpllneil mind of n student Willi tho trnlnluK
ofniiarinyomcci.li well ounltlled to clvo nn
opinion upon what ho observes. Ills modo of
ravening nas lurnisnen mm with oTcelbmt op
port uiflUes foi careful observation and with ureal
variety of adventuio In tho prairie." fXandunl
rty jtaijoru, Mass.
"Tho lltlo gives, however, an imuleiiunto iden
of tho naturo of the book, which contains not
onlydescrlplions of tlio Incidents of travel, but
vaiunuin Historical inaiierwlilchlsbotlincwand
inu-'icsiing," jxivmnff lVll.Jicw lork.
'.). THE HAND-BOOK FOR MOTH-
KIW. A Ouldo In tlio caro of YounK Children.
Ily Kdwnrd II. Parker, M. I). A now edition. In
ono volume, ISmo. Cloth, S1.00,
"Tho volumo nnswers authoritatively all ihf,
-luesttons which motlinrs iiri!oiilinunllv itvlrl,,,.
uim l,-ll,IVt: lliu iHlllluu ilUUUlH Willi WHICH I1I0A'
nro conllnnally tronbled. it is Indeed of mob
grent particular value, nnd meets so general n
..um, 1 1 in. uiuiu wuuio Hi-i-ni luuuno reason wuy
It should not bo considered n necessity lu evoiy
trtliilly."7.'iMcn IMiilt 'Jranicriit.
10, WOMAN. IN PRISON. . By
Carollno II. Woods. In 1 vol.,lCmo. Cloth. 81.25.
Mi-n Wnnilil. rtl , l.rt II ,.. .. nn,mn I..
a State I'rlson, is unadorned Au-t, '
11. THE DIARY OF A MILLINER.
By Hello Otis (Caroline II. Wood.) Inl volnmo
10 mo. Cloth, Sl.IS.
"A smart mlllhlprrntllil IhII mm? n flnnslnrv
A smart milliner is 'Hello Otis,' and that Is Just
n,u,,.u uuia, jirr iiurruiivu lias nil 1110 vivaci
ty nnd piquancy which belong to woman. Now
It sends a keen shaft, nnd then follows n sally of
exquisite humor." Albany lirprcss.
12. ESSAYS OK ART. By Francis
Turner l'nlgravc, lala Fellow of ilscter College,
Oxford. Ono vol., lOmo, red cloth, gilt tops.
n o iostniit oak nt a corner on IW - 'nn
twocu Hcliuylklll nnd Uolnnff. T
deurocsoast 1S2.1I nerc-lJ , . IP"
lands now or lorincrly In ulg ?? .Jay
vis, south soventy-tw-o ami nh?J-r-r
ono hundred nnd sovcuty.nln,l iww
I neneo uy lanus or tlio snino nm p,
dCBrces cost sixty-four pcrcliS.
thenco south forty nnd n ImlnS "Ico i
ty-four perches to n puni imT. , ,
seven and n half degrees mu, InVl
eigni-tcntim perches to a niou i
flirty-clght und n half dierei-jM
clglit-tcuths norehes in n .,n7 .T
seventeen niuf n half deeno !L o.
nnd rorty-thrco and fnur.ic Dul
eliestnut oak; thenco soutu tutH Hoi
degrees west ninety pcrclira hi, . Vr
incueo norm seveiuy.twonndiii' llo
three hundred nnd seventy i I
and allowance; about 370 iwreitfi" 'i
to In Union township, Kcliajii'
many this Is known ai llio"!! foiii
Tiiact No. 2 All that certain ' "
lug In Ilcavcr twp. aforcsaJiticc 8
Hcrlbcd as follows: Jleglnivit
of James 1 WNeal, (now lanfi 4V
Ulnragcm,) south ono lmnJrMn ttlO
nud ouo-lmlf ileKreeH wefctoneta'1 . 1
It'.ulv IMMlmB t.s.ltlr.n. U,..7 lOrC
south peveuty-threo nnd one-li
threo hundred nndblttytuorm MJ
dcRrecH east ono hundred nndnib It X
or herctofiiroOeoruo I)alla.i,)n iV
and ono-half dOBrecH went Vmv , 1
slxty-t wo percheH to tlio dace tii l
CONTAINING FOUIt IIl'MiEE.
AND ONE-KOUllTUi' W.UJ
i,..,u, if i,Ai tl ..jaau
V?llch wns eotl hy tho Commlm 'SJft
Charles K. JIann nnd W.tl. Ihrtc ythi
veal yrh nimieto u. r . aiftnn,n
part of four hundred andelgbtiL0H
ncrcHnsllcs In Columbia com" loot
laud Burvcycd for Daniel Hmhtni.rZ
rant dated tho Srd day of Janaujv do.
liolUK tno fioroe pleco otlandr-
Mann dldhy hlftludcuturoiluMi
Mav A. I. 1S,W. convey totturUKi t
which halt! Fortner by his InJcyi'
cemucr asm itvw, umenuvey wtiitc-tiv
Tiiact No. 3. All that ccrtflUr-i
aud described ai follows; &Urti
on lnnd of Isaac Davis, north m .
half degrees west ono huudrdi -ft
perencs io u hiono; uienct uyit
north nlnettKin UeKruc eastc. lCftK
ilftv pcrchna to a stono; thtiiaf dls
OF ItE.VL ESTATE;
Hy Vlrtuo of nwrlt of Vend. Exp.,issned out
oftho Court or Common l'leas of Columbia conn,
ty, aud to mo directed, will bo exposed to Public
ouio ur uuicry. III. mo I'llllllC iiouso or A. K.
RllUman In MnillVllloon Thlirnr!nv .Tnlv Slli inji
tho followlnRrtract of land sltuatod In Jtalno
township, Columbia county, buunded mid do
scribed as follows, to wit : on tho north by lands
r 11 I i m . ' east uy lauu
... ,uaa u., ut, mu n,ui uy lauu
ol Henry llownian dee'd., on Ilia west by lnnd
of John Oearhart, containing firiy.tlirce acres
moro or less.
Kelzod taken tn execution and to bo sold as tho
,,iuin;r ui iiiary mine.
i,c.J , . llALl llf J'i.KJlH!S L'Ol'V.l (kft
EW P I It JI,
NATIONAL IRON WOllKS
BILLMYER & HENHIE.
Tho subscribers rcspecUully call the nttention
or tue business community to their works situa
ted on tlio L. II. K, It. nbove tho Depot.
FOUNDEllS, MACHINISTS AND I HON
M A N U F A O T U It E It S OF
Htoam Kugtncs, lloilcrs, Haw and Qrlst-MIll
wacuinery, snaninB. 1-ulleya and Han-rers
They also mako nil kludsof Throshinir ilachlnes
oftho most approved lmttornsaud tlio Celebrated
Moutroso Iron Ileam l'lows, Cook, Tailor, liar
room aud Work-shop STOVES. Heaters and n
lull assortment of Fire bricks, nnd casllnus con
stantly on liand for repairing stoves. Boveral
dlfTercut sizes nnd designs of Cellar Oratos. Thoy
uro also prepared to furnish Car Wheels and
Axles for Mlulns purposes nud General Mining
pasting. Iron and Urass castings f0r every de.
bcrlptlouor job work. Agricultural Implements
made nnd repaired, l'nitlcular atteulloii given
to the repairing of all kinds or Itcaperfc; extra
unit un uauu.
"yALUABLE HEAL ESTATE.
flio subscribers ofTer nt private sale, among
other Ileal Estate lu their hands, tho lillowiug
Columbia county I'a.. A tract of lami -,ir,iii,,,.
eUhty acres, about slxtyi-ilvo ucres cleared, upon
Mmlch aro erected a
FltAMB DWELLINQ HOUSU AND J1A11N
aim suwis, with nil ueoessary out buildings i n
young upplo orchard of ubout ISO trees lu good
beurlllKcumllLlim. Willi,. .....n n .i,r..
If'J u this eighty acres, lu addltlon'toT the
Ti.iJr V1. "'D;uc.i mwru ni u 'iannory, con
i nf "'iwny-tlvo indoor-vau, bark iouse
nv-.... ...,..v miu auiuic, wiiuuweuor water.
audouLLuiidiiint 'riuiMinniFu i. ,imi.-.i r.!r.!
rock oak and chestuut oak, tho bark to Ihj liid
yitOM 0IX TOSKVKN IIOLI.AIIS I'EU OOttl).
Tho alwvo property wilt bo sold together or
separately, to suit purchasers; Uutlfsold sena.
raleiy, mere will li, sold with the TanuVryrtwo
ulgiit acres: ' "'"l'"s soverwy
For terms nnd conditions apply to
Ileal Estate Agency,
JOHN A. FTJNHTON 4 CO.
Illoomsburg, I'a. Juuell.'Otwt,
FOR NEAT AND CHEAP
Call at The Columbiau Ofllce, Jiloomsbur Fa.
navis norm iwentj'-eigni ce; i. t?
iwo percnes loasione: incut wr '.-
Davis norm ono niut n iiait'1-c
iir. i-aiuravos ennons ni nrt. ni-n r.minoniiw
ratliolic, free from nny tendency to sensational
ism: nuo, inongn ins cxarnnles aro conllned
r to the current emanations of llrltlsli cui
us motives aro gencrnl.hls reasoning broad
luiv, ma iiiuiiv-s uro cenerni.nisrei
unit nis stylo or expression is such ns carries tho
weight or authority,".-JJoston iw,
13. THE AltT IDEA: Sculntnrn.
I'nfutlng nndArchllecturo lu America. By James
Jackson Jarves. 1 vol., lCmo, cloth, rrico 81.75
"Tlio volume deserve l!in rnrnful ,in,i A, ..."
tell Igent amateurs of nrt ; aud, whatever dlner
fltiii'H nf nnlnion It ninvr-nll r,nM, iiD,iAnitu.,,i
bo foundotrnro interest and lull'or instiucllvo
."..' f.tVI. ..VIV jw.n 4,iuiiir
ononndn halfpercliestoUmpli -containing
ONU HUNDUKD AND FIFTH in
It bclmr'JiCbamo tract oflADdrL
conveyed toliuio It. l).Nliriij
nppraU4lto Caiharlno A.llit eV
It. Davis, Into of Dravcr mp.iL nf,
her Bharu of Isaac It. DuvIsVl f
under tho three hunUreil iluUv; inc
nnd tho same tract which lliet xr
Davis deeded In llurton W.r AC
dent uro dated .May Jird, A.lKbi
isl!) did conVoy to feaid Isaac lv Wt
Tho abovo landti aro in cloeK
wlssa Creek, nnd tho CatawLssit , ,
liirough portions or them, anau ,
CONVENIUNT TO THU COil '
lolug only 8 inllcH from fehnr
inlleM from Mahanoy City, vt ttll
Ashland. The property Is wcy'
Hock Oak, Yellow I'lne aud IHiJiy
for Framing Timber, Wood,
Conditions of 8Ai.K.-0uctw--T
chaso money to bo paid do n; "JlVV
inonthM.aud tho balance in owwf
terobl and with npproved MfBffo,
aro lefiuested to inuetatUebriitJJ
tlinfinnnnlnlivl fnr thn Kale to UPfw
tlons as to tlio title, and cither
J. O. fimltli nnd Jno. Klsucrf . -
l'OH TH13 HIXTH UIHl'ltiCT.
in tho great work of emancipating mankind
irom tho thraldom, of Ignornnco, superstition nnd
baiburism, tho Teacher holds n very responsible
otllcei nud that Teacher who lias a comprehensive
nnd n clear apprehension of tho nature of tlio
work intrusted In Jits liauds, will Kindly embrace
every opportunity for personal Improvement ns
wen as tne elevation or his ofllce.
In compliance with a request from many sucn
teachers wo have mado arrangements to holdn
special Term adapted to Iho wants of all grades
01 icacuers. aoio l'roicssors will glvo class drills
nnd dally lectures upon mcthodsj of Teaching
nud management of Schools. JIauy ottlo Ills
tlngulslied Educators of this nnd other' States
linvo been Invited and nro expected to attopd and
give us tho benefit of their experience, nud wo
can but hopo aud trust Unit very many of tho
Teachers of our Btato will come and enjoy a sea
son of refreshing, and spend at lcasf a jiart of
their vacation in study aiidmaklngtlio acquaint
ance of, and in comparing notes with, oilier llvo
Coniethcnniidlctusallunlto in moving for
ward tlio great cause of human melioration.
Wo expect to havo our flno Hoarding Hall fur
nished so tliat a largo number or the teachera can
hoard lu tlio Institution, nud It seems fitting that
n convention of teachers should lie tlio first to
occupy that noblo structure.
A cordial invlhrtlon Is extended lo nil tlio
County Superintendents to tako part In tlio pro-parn'-lous
and exercises, rlso School lllrectore
to Visit tho School. It wlHallordmrcctorHagood
opportunity to sccuro good teachers and good
teachers good positions.
Wo will furnish Toxt Ilooks fnr ll, I.a.
fit of the teachers excepting in cases wuero
n teacher wishes Vo study some particular Author.
In which case they will bring their own. Tho ex
pciiso for Board, Ilooks and Tuition, will im ,i
dollars per week and teachers caustay as long of
....... . wiu iu, muir circumBianccs require,
The Term will commence Juno 28th and con
tinue until tlio opening of FaUTerra Aug.o, im
Fur fuilhcr Information address '
. motive OAHVint, a.m.
1 rlnclpnl or IllcKimsburg State Normal fecliool
To cash of dlfreicntpersoiK
To uuiiald notes nnd sub- ce
To amount not subscrlbcil
or paid ., 1 nl I
To balauco duo Smith & KUna
Ily casli paid J. O. Jacohy l)"2r
Voumteeors , .ZjM
Uy commission on 81571 1 sl"B
lly cash paid auditors for t1
lly Smith services - rn
rri. i n.i i.n t.rnallll4 th
count and Ilnd it to bo cerrejrA
anco duo Smith A Klsner
liu ;dred and elghty-clght doW WI
Auaitoa uy nninoriiy aiB
ion. x,ni, a 11. iM,t. aB
uriarcroeK, April i, -iw.
JNO. 11. SMITH,
WS1. IjAJlU.-M, I
Hrriin.M MH-ItALU 1
piIAIVTER OAK LIPE i-VHUUANCif!
u U U 1 A fl 1 .
Mr, II. W. Swcouy agent for Columbia and Lu
xeruo Counties. Dear Sir.
.?ta"!llleiisure lnackuowledBliigtlie receipt oi
Cslvln B. Itolfsuyder. und tako t ds occVullon ol
rei-ommendlnu the I'llAUTlill OAK IdKE in'
lair ilenllnir. 'Ihlseompany tnskes inicle,liirilnn
ot OlITSlpANlUNO .i'ltljjliusi Norm but
cancels anil ri'tni-nu !., .1.1. ,i..V? . uut
....... ,,,,, ,.i.u ,1.
, tatnwlssa, I'a, Anr. lilth lhui
lusvranco can bo citectod with p ' '
11. W.HWKENY, Agent,
May 7 Win "fwlssa or Illoomsburg.
fAlur A TOY OP TIIE WOllST
. . uwmucii inui uuuci inanuinu arise from
oorruptlon of the blood. JlelwboUVs iKx tract
Saisaparllia Is a remedy or the utmost value.
TTEIiMlfoLirS EXTUA0T SA11SA-
r-4i? A ltlLLA cleanses nnd renovates the blood.
in.,,, uiuviguroi iieuiiu n o thu system, am
purges out (lie humors that make disease.
AUU1JU1W ni-" -U
J. C. Smith Collector of boonir')D
To balance, auditors' tnlemem . -
'Jltli, 18117 , ,
To amount of duplicates
tax lsoo ,iwfs
To rash from Co.Tros. iiuswW'j.
lux tsi.s mf
To casli irom Co.Ties. Hiihcaw
lly bonds rudcciiiod - t
Ur interest naid on bOlldl
uy exoueraiious . .,i ,
lly balance unpaid nudun'"lwv
TIib lindrlimod have exao-!
nrmtint and ilnd it to bo roinw- ,
lirnircrccic, Anriii, u.'.
WM. I.AMUN. 1 r
STKl'llUN MlCHAUs f
May 28,'oa-St 'j
Nil n ,..., "iiniVr inrm lff
ColuiuliLt county will bo o'c,r?r
Bltlini- In Intunr the whole ir-rat
desired. It consists ol .
,1,. .-I 4 jB
nnnn, Ut .... IM, III CHS 6
and log barn with ni chard. ST3
4c. About 71) acres cleared I
rega.dingterm.aSf,lyf.c , J
or MAT1IIAH KlM''i
T TiTiT.mn 1 , '1 '
OV VAL.UA1U.U '-bfl
Tlie undersigned, lixecuio1.1"
of Bloom township deccasWu
Kiiin n c.r.nin litmus nnu iu,,--. u '
burg, on ilock Street. bounJJM'
a 11, U. lluriiiiun, aud by,
to snld estate, coutalulng !Jt,'j
front. Tlin Inrmm nro reasons"". J
win 00 given within tuin; '
riONSUIiIPTION ca ;
Call or aildress Dr. II. U. OA,w1
EI 0 1 ITH St. l'h I ladel phU.,1 M 1
t'.M.Hltf.r.1nl titlimlfoU g"iu
"VlTAKnitriW va OUAl'
itfir.ii'M l.'virm't Karsai'-'iX
siuull. Tliose who desire
large doses of inullclue M-