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NA/. Lewis, Editor and Proprietor
Hugh Lindsay, Associate Editor.
Wednesday morning, Aug. 15,1866.
Maj. Gen. John W. Geary,
- Tho'National Union Convention
is now in session in Philadelphia. flow
long it will continuo in session has not
been determined upon, but - from the
amount of business it is expected to
transact, and the number of speeches
to be made, wo cannot look for an ad
journment Until tho close of the week.
Delegates have boon chosen from all
parts of 'the Union. Some of these
during the war belonged to the party
which opposed tho war, while all have
joined in council to try to make right
what - war has made wrong, and to
unite in•averting the.threatoning dan
gers of tho present evils. If the Con
vention tends by its action to form a
bond of perpetual union between the
North and South r what truly Union
men will not feel thankful.. That Con-
Veiition hati met to prevent the dis
memberment of the Uuion as threat
ened by the Radicals- 7 that Convention
has met to preserve tho Constitution
and the Union,—its primary object
being to reconcile the South with the
North. Radical men denounce such a
Convention. They do not desire any
such reconciliation, and they stand
distinct and apart from those who de
sire to see this Union firmly united.
Their object is revenge and they will
not deal magnanimously with a con
quered enemy. The Radicals, in a
- word, wish to keep the Southern men
enemies, while the Conservatives wish
to make thorn friends.
Should the Convention fail to accom
plish such a desirable object, we can be
no - worse off than we now are. Should
it be found that partizans have gone
there to work in the interests of their
party, we have no fear but that the
more • honest of the delegates will si
lence them. Nothing should be listen
ed to and nothing should be done, but
what - will advance the interests and
insure the blessings of peace and har
mony to our whole country. Dien who
will work forindividual interests have
no business at the Natienal Conven
tion. We _trust the Convention will
not have adjourned without conferring
a blessing on tho country—such a
blesiting as the' country now stands in
need nf. "r" •
Dots THE :HARRISBURG TELEGRAPH
inits: aturday issue, says :
"While. the . necessity of electing
Geary is appreciated, we want our loy
al friends not to forget that the larger
we make Geary's majority, the sterner
will be the rebuke administered to
Andrew Johnson. * * * *
We accept this as an issue. We
want it: clearly understood, while the
loyal men of Pennsylvania aro laboring
to;reWard a gallant soldier by electing
him Governori•they aro also battling
to...administer a rebuke to Andrew
Johnson; and pasis such judgment on
his faithleSsnessas will forever consign
his name to disgrace."
We don't for a moment supppso that
the Telegraph speaks the sentiments of
Gon. Goar3 - r. Still, tho fact that the
Telegraph, the. State organ at Harris
burg, haa made tho issno, may have the
effeet to - cause 'Johnson's friends to ask
for further information. As Johnson
now stands, Gen. Geary,. or any of his
true friends, would certainly not ho so
foolish as to raise an issue such as the
Telegraph proposes. No Johnson man
could vote for Geary to-day on the is•
sue proposed. None but radicals could
support, him. Such support as the
Telegraph gives Gen: Geary will de
RIDGE' CURTIS' LETTER.-W 0 place
on the first page of to-day's paper the
letter of Judge Curtis in answer to the
national committee on the subject of
the convention now being held in Phil
adelphia. It - will be remembered that
Judge Curtis dissented from the decis
ion of the Supreme Court in the Dred
Scott case, and his opinion thereon has
eVer since been used as a sort of Re
publican•taxt book. This letter to Mr.
Browning deserves a careful perusal.
Hon: George .Ashcum, President of
the Convention that met at Chicago,
in 1860; and- put' 'Abraham Lincoln in
nomination for President, is a delegate
in' the Philadelphia ,Convention, with
many others of the most distinguished
members of the old Republican party.
Certainly all the delegates are not
.'Copperheads" and "traitors."
News by the Atlantic Cable.
LoMlon,A.ugust Oth.--There is groat
exeitoraent here. this evening at a sup.
posed- attempt to -bloW up the two
housos of Parliament. Ton packages
of gunpowder, -with a futio partially
burned, worc:fonnd near the entrance
of therLord Oluttnberlain's office in the
lodge al:Jowls. :The members of Par
liament have visions of another Guy
An armistice. of four . months has
been 'agreod between Austria and Italy
Parliament has adjourned.
: at,' - 7-.The Journal & American says the
Philadelphia. Convention will be own
po§oci of thieves, murderers, ineendia
tieS- and hig4waymen. Quite corn
pliMentaty of many of the best men in
Curiosities of Politics,
The following article which .we clip
from the editorial columns of the Pitts
burgh chronicle, a Republican papor,
Svc recommend for the perusal of Re
publicans in this county. It speaks
truths the very earnest friends of Gen
Geary should liAon to :
It certainly must strike a few peo.
plc as a little curious that at the Re
publican meetings held over the coun
try, the issue seems to be made up be
tweon the party and the President,
rather than between the party and its
rival, the :Democracy. Nearly every
Republican speaker occupies his time
in canvassing the merits or demerits of
President Johnson. That functionary,
wo believe, still considers himself con
nected with the party. His appoint
ments are made from its ranks, and
notwithstanding 'rumors to the con
trary, his consultations are chiefly held
with gentlemen styling themselves
Republicans: It is evident that
ward and. Stanton regard him as in
proper fellowship with the party: The
Demoerats got nothing from him but
Social recognition, and within a very
Short time a leading politician of that
persuasion froM Ohio, was denied a
conference by the President, the deni
al-being accompanied by the signifi
cant ejaculation, "The Lord deliver
the country from all such men."
It is not then, at first glance, a mat
ter of some wonderment that a Presi
dent who declines to bo ruled out of
the party, and who, so far as all sub
stantial favors aro concerned, , * b ives' the
cold shoulder to persons of otlier poli
tical organizations should be an ob
je so much animadversion from
mar ers of the party to which he ac
knowledges allegiance. It would re
ally seem as if the coming elections are
to determine, not whether the Repub
licans or the Democrats shall control
the policy of the country, but whether
Andrew Johnson shall be endorsed or
rebuked by the people.
We are net sure that the Republi
can Union party of this nation, is wise
in making such an issue. We have
never believed that the disagreement
between the majority in Congress and
the President .was an irreconcilable
one. Upon many matters, they aro in
thorough accord. And they do not
differ more essentially upon the single
question of representation, than the
anti-Johnson men differ amongst them
selves upon the question of negro suf
frage. Mr. Greeley's plan of - adjust
ment reiterated week after week, is
"Universal Amnesty for Universal Suf
frage." The majority in Congress do
not accept this basis of settlement, but
Mr. Greeley is not ruled out of the par
ty nor is ho denounced on the. stump.
Would it not be as well, to extend the
same courtesy to the Chief Magistrate
of the nation ? Is it not a reasonable
presumption that the man who was
so true, during the dark days of the
rebellion, and who proved his devo.
tion by so many sacrifices, is still loy
:al iu feeling, and if mistaken in senti
ment is at least instigated by no sinis
ter motives or dangerous designs? To
put the matter in a more . direct and
practical shape, is it, as a mere feature
of party tactics, a prudent course to
make abuse of the man the party put
. uriMl37 -4 1ntrfitt not be wiser to go
before tho.peoplo on the merits of the
posiion the party has through its rep
resentatives in Congress taken, than
to hazard serious alienations by in
vectives against the President ?
There is such a thing as loading a
gun so heavily; that the recoil is near
ly as fatal as the discharge, and the
imputations cast upon the President
by prothinent speakers are so very se
rious that thopeople will be apt to re
ject even those charges which have
foundation. There are abundant ques
tions relating to revenue, our foreign
policy and the relation of the States to
the general Government, as well as
the obligations of government towards
the class whom it has enfranchiSed,
upon which the two great political or
ganizations of the country differ, and
upon which they can debate and try
the ordeal, of the ballot. With such a
legitimate field for controversy, we
cannot see the judgment of making
tho PreSident the main object of anta
gonism, and much less do we deem the
.prudonce of calling him an apostate
and traitor in public meetings.
The record of the Republican party
during the war is its best credential
when it goes before the people. It need
not embarrass its strong position by
internal quarrels. If, however, it will
be insisted upon, that the great issue
is the admission of the Southern States
and that the President and Congress
are at such utter variance on this sub
ject that it must be brought into the
canvass before the people, let the de
bate be conducted with a little degree
of propriety, and let us have an and to
the very violent aspersions of charac
ter that have signalized the opening of
the campaign. Republicans can do
better work than abusing each other.
Such a course only furnishes ammuni
tion for outside organizations.
laa'Soldiers, disabled by wounds or
disease, who have been honorably dis
charged from the volunteer service of
the United States, who desire a home
in the United StateS:Military Asylum,
arc requested to make application pro
vious to September "Ist, with a state
ment of the circumstances of their cn•
listment, services, disability and dis
charge to Major General Edward W.
[Links, Governor :of United States
Military Asylum,whoso office is tempo
rarily at Boston, Mass.
Any person having knowledge of
meritorious disabled soldiers being'sup
ported in an.ahnshouse or elsewhere,
as a public pauper,is requested to give
information of the fact to thegovern or
of the aSyltim,in order that immediate
steps may be taken for the removal
and relief of such indigent disabled
Papers throughout the country are
requested to give gratuitous publicity
to the above.
Somothing wo diddt know—tha
the Sr. of the Jouriza/‘Ameriect ha(
any. other • judgmont lying around
than the one we helped him to pay.
It's not likely that we would invest ii
Northumberland County in Motion,
Great Union Sohnson Meeting in Sun
A very largo and enthusiastic John
son meeting was hold in Sunbury on
the 7th inst. The largo and elegant
now court house was packed to over
flowing, with Lincoln-Johnson Repub
licans. The meeting was organized
by that firm, whig, and Re
publican, S. B. Boyer, Esq. Dr. Robt.
McCoy, of Northumberland—the firm
and- unflinching friend of Abraham
Lincoln, was made President of the
meeting. Me mado a short address,
after which, he introduced Maj. C.
Shriner, of Union county, the Lincoln
Elector of this district in 1861.
Sir. Shriner made one of the most
powerful speeches ever made in this
county. lie spoke over two hours,
amid great enthusiasm, and applause.
At the close, tho following resolu
tions were offered by Mr. Shriner, and
WIIEREAS, President Lincoln did, on
the Bth day of December, 1863, put
forth a solemn proclamation, contain
ing his plan of reconstruction in which
ho said, that "whenever in any of the
States in rebellion, a number of' per
sons not lesS than one-tenth in number
of the qualified voters by the election
laws of said State, each having taken
the oath of allegiance, shall form a
State government Republican in form,
&c. Snob shall be recognized as the
true government of that State, and be
defended and protected by the power
of the United States."
And whereas. Abraham Lincoln did
further, after the rebellion was sub
stantially at an end, and but three
day sbefore his assassination,to-wi t: on
the 11th of April, 1865, ro assert and
re-argue said plan of reconstruction,
at length, and with great ability and
And whereas, The Union National
Convention of Baltimore in 1864 did
indorse said plan of reconstruction
against the "protesr of Mr. Thaddeus
Stevens, by a vote of 492 against 27 ;
First—That we consider the good
faith-of the nation—and especially the
good faith of our party, which support
ed Mr. Lincolnas pledged to that
plan of reconstruction which looks to
the restoration of the Union, "with all
the rights, dignity and equality of the
several ;States, unimpaired."
Second—That wo regard the plan of
Thaddeus Stevens and others, to hold
eleven States as conquered provinces,
as at open war with the doctrines pro
claimed by Congress on the 21st of
July, 1861; at war with Mr. Lincoln's
reconstruction plan of December Bth,
1863; and especially hostile and disre
spectful to Mr. Lincoln's last great
speech of April 11th, 1865.
Third—That since the Southern States
have laid down their arms, abolished
slavery, adopted the constitutional
amendment prohibiting it—done all
Mr. Lincoln required them to do—the
promises of Mr. Lincoln, to restore the
Union and defend and protect the
States in all their rights, dignity and
equality should he held sacred, and
carried out in good faith.
Fourth—That to hold olevon States
by force, as England holds Ireland,or as
A. ,g 4141 , 119.1415,..J . d as Russia
the promises we made to the world
from the beginning to the end of the
war—would require vast standing ar
mies, result in a despotic government,
and entail untold debt, misery and
bondage on us and our children.
Fall—That Andrew Johnson is stri
ving to carry out the principles and
redeem the pledges of Abraham Lin
coln, to protect the people from the
dangers and encroachments of a cen
tralized despotism, and that his name
will forever stand with those of Wash
ington., Jackson and Lincoln.
Sixth—That lion. Edgar Cowan,
our talented and lion-hearted Senator,
for standing by Andrew 'Johnson as
Benton stood by Jackson, has won for
himself immortal honor;
and when the
storm and whirlwind of fanaticism has
gone by, all true patriots will hail the
names of Johnson and Cowan as they
now delight to honor-those of Jackson
Seventh—That we hereby concur
in and ratify the election of Dr. Robt.
.f_cCoy, of Northumberland, and F. M.
llackenbury, of Snyder county, as the
Union Republican delegates to the
14-th of August Convention, from the
Fourteenth Congressional district.
The New Beauty Law.
The Official copy of the act of Con
gress authorizing the payment of ad
ditional bounty, published in General
orders, No. 55, from the War Depart
ment, removes all ambiguity from the
second clause of the bill, and clearly
defines the object. Section thirteen
provides that every soldier who enlist
ed after April 19, 1861, who served
faithfully for two years, was honorably
discharged, and who was not entitled
to receive more than one hundred dol
lars bounty from the United States,
shall be paid the additional bounty of
fifty dollars. The form of application
to be made by the heirs of deceased
soldiers to the 2d Auditor, to obtain
the additional bounty, will be the same
as that hitherto used in applications for
arrears of pay and bounty, except that
the number of tho previous settlement
should be given. It should be stated
that the object of the application is to
recover the additional bounty providod
by the 12th and. 13 th sections of the act of
18Gii,and the claimantshould make oath
as to identity, andthedischarge papers
have not been disposed of in any man
ner whatever by the soldier who re
ceived them. It is not believed that
payment of the additional bounty can
begin for some months to come, as the
funds for tho purpose have not yet
been placed to the order of the Pay
master General, and the rules and reg
ulations to govern the payments fix
ing the amount of evidence which will
be necessary to establish .a claim ;
providing a system upon which the
disbursements will be made, are
yet to be adopted by the Commission
appointed by the War Department for
that purpose. The Commission is now
in session, and is composed of the fol
lowing officers : Major General Can
by, Brevet Major General Barnes, Sur
geon and Brevet Major General Bueh
onan, Colonel First United states In
Five messages over the Cable from
New lork cost in gold.
Report of Generals Steadman and Ful
WAsurNoToN, August 10.
In closing their report to the Presi
dent, Generals Steadman and Fuller
ton conclude as follows :
"The system of contracts now ex
isting in the South and enforced by
the Freedmen's Bureau, is simply sla
very in a now form. What is the dif
ference to the negro whether he is
sold for five dollars or five thousand
dollars, for thirty years to thirty
roasters or for thirty,years to
one master. It is involuitriry servi
tude in either case and a defeat of the
emancipation proclamation of the la
mented President Lincoln. If the
freedman leaves work to seek employ
ment at better wages ho is arrested as
a vagrant by order of the . Freedmen's
Bureau and put to labor on the roads
with ball and chain, as is provided by
an order recently issned by General
Soot t, Assistant Commissioner for
South Carolina. If, fatigued from over
work, he desires to rest for a day; if
ho leaves the plantation-to visit a
lative or friend it is made a penal of
fonco,.and a fine of fifty dollars is im
posed, as will be seen by. circular No.
14 of General Kiddoo, Assistant Com
missioner for Texas, a copy of which
is hereunto annexed, marked E. If ho
refuses to contract at all, ho is arrested
by the Bureau Provost Marshall, and
sold for a few dollars to the nearest
planter, as in.. the case of Captain
Morse, of New ()deans, already refer
red to. The coercive policy adopted
by tho Bureau, in this and other re
spects, has boon made a justification
for the discriminating legislation of
some of the Southern States. The on
ly remedy against a white man for a
breach of conduct, is a suit for dama
ges, and wo can - see no reason why
the same remedy. ahould not bo ap
plied in the case of the black man.
The freedman has nothing to sell but
his labor, and we are strongly of the
opinion that he ought to be permitted
to obtain for it the highest price it will
bring. If he is a free man it is neither
just nor lawful for any person to as
sume control of him, and certainly not
more just or lawful for an officer of the
Freedmen's Bureau to do so than for
a Southern planter.
Very respectfully your obedient ser
JAS. B. STEADMAN,
Major General of Volunteers.
J. F. FULLERTON,
Brigadier Gou.of Volunteers, Wash
Hundred Hours Awake and Walking.
The Portsmouth (N. II.) Journal
says that Mr. John Seaver, of that
place, for a wager of 8500, last Thurs
day, commenced walking ono hundred
miles in as many consecutive hours.
How ho was effected is thus related :
On Wednesday afternoon. at the
close of the first twenty-four hours, he
became weary and felt a stronger dis
position to sleep than ho afterwards
experienced. This was driven off,
but the effort produced a severe head
ache, which continued through the re
maining days. On Thursday he felt
drowsy, but was so excited ho would
ait down without napping. Every
hour the circuiting the room forty-two
ranging f'iom twenty to thirty.minutes.
On that morning ho began to be dis
couraged, and expressed a wish to
abandon further effort. His advisor
persuaded him, and ho renewed his ef
forts, and, as ho expressed it, with a
determined will to succeed.
Friday, tho third day, ho was more
wakeful, his nervous excitement hav
ing increased—probably by the strong
tea, which was his only.bovorage. His
head was bandaged and bathed with
rum and alum frequently. He stumbled
froM weakness and weariness, but got
up without help. Saturday, the fourth
and last day, was one of weariness,
aching limbs, aching head and prostra
tion. Ho required to bO supported as
ho went his hourly rounds. In the
ninety-ninth hour he again fell in faint
ness. The last hour at length arrived,
and with his assistants ho 'completed
his fort"-two circuits in thirty-three
minutes. Ho,now. received fresh en
ergy from the'idea that ho had accom
plished his feat,' and, unaided, ho lit
erally dragged his limbs once more
around the hall, to show that he was
awake, and amid the cheers of a largo
audience, ho retired after nine o'clock.
Ile did not reeovpr from the sink
ness that ensued for several days.
, L.- -, ;-The growth of Methodism in the
INiew England States appears from the
report of a• Comniittoo to the recent
New England Methodist Episcopal
Convention at Boston. There aro
101,000 members of this branch of the
Christian Church in the eastern States;
110,000 Sunda•; scholars; 370,000 li
brary books. The denomination hold
about the same number as in 1860.
There are 910 churches, and 430 par
sonages. The total value of these, di
vided, would give to each communi
cant forty dollars. The denomination
own 13 educational institutions, with
113 instructors and 3,008 pupils. In
1330 the relative proportion of lfeiho•
disks to the population wits one in two
hundred; in 1860 it was one in twenty
nine. The increases of population in
Boston. since 1850 has been 40 per cent
that of Methodism 43 per cent; Bap'
12 per cent; Congregationalists 7 per
cent. The population, of Boston and
suburbs in that time has increased 58
per cent; Methodists, 67 per cent;
Congregationalists, 39 per cent; Bap
tists, 29 per cent.
DEATII FROM A FALL OVER A MELON
RIND. find the following in tho
Norfolk Old Dominion of Friday :
"Yesterday morning, at about 8
o'clock, Mrs. Elizabeth Young, a lady
of GO years of age, while on the •side
walk in front of the dry goods estab•
lishment of Messrs. Sheldner, Wertho•
finer k, Co., stepped on a muskmelon
rind, which, slipping, caused her to
fall. She was immediately lifted, and
taken to the back room of the store
mentioned, and a physician canon in.
Dr. James D. Galt camo immediately
but found the lady in a moribund con
dition. It is suppOsed that fi h o fell on
her head and side, and that concussion
of the brain ensued, Convulsions fol
lowed her fall to the pavement, and
she died in a comatose condition."
We publish the above as a solemn
warning to persons in this place who
are in the habit of throwing melon
rinds and seeds upon the sidewalks
It is exceedingly clangerotti and should
he in: o a punishable offense.
Who Get the Bounty
The Act of Congress approved July
28, 1866, gives $lOO additional bounty
to all soldiers who enlisted for three
years and worn discharged by reason
of expiration of term of service, or who
were discharged for wounds received
in battle and who have not received
more than $lOO bounty for such ser
vice. An additional bounty of $lOO is
also allowed to the nearest relative of
Soldiers who enlisted for a term of
three years and who died or were kill
ed in the service, to be paid inie fol
lowing.order First to the widow; se
cond to the children; third to the fath
er, and fourth to the mother.
Soldiers' widows can have their pen
sions increased two dollars a month for
each and every child they have, and
when the widow has married or died,
the children aro entitled to the increase
To all who haye brought home the
bodies of their friends who died or
were killed in the service of the Uni
ted States, there is a certain amount of
compensation allowed for• the expenses
incurred in bringing home the bodies
The Act of Congress, approved Juno
0, 1366, gives additional pensions to the
following class of persons: Soldiers who
have lost both eyes or both hands, $25
per month; who hp.ve lost both feet
$2O per month; who have lost one hand
or one foot, or totally disabled in tho
same, $l5 per month.
Persons who have Veen deprived of
their pensions in consequence of being
in the civil service of the United States
Government can be restored to the
Fathers and mothers who were in
whole or in part dependent upon their
sons for support aro entitled to a pen.
sion. Also brothers and sisters under
sixteen years of ago.
All discharged soldiers who did not
receive transportation to their places
of enlistment when discharged, are en
titled to receivo it. And also all who
wore held as prisoners of war and did
not receive commutation of rations
when released•or discharged, aro enti•
tied to it.
Officers who were in the service on
the 3d of March, 1365, and were dis
charged after the oth of April, 1865,
can receive three months extra pay.
All soldiers or soldiers' widows, of
the war of 1812, who had served two
months, or been wounded or disabled
in such service, if in necessitous cir
cumstances, aro entitled to an annuity
All Veteran Soldiers who b iravo their
credit to any district in the State of
Pennsylvania, who received no local
bounty, are entitled to receive $3OO.
All persons having any of the above
mentioned claims, or any. other kind
of claim against the United States or
State Government, will pleaSe address
W. EL Woods, authorized army and
navy war claim agency, Huntingdori,
Pa., giving full particulars, enclosing
a stamp for return postage, and they
receive a prompt reply.
INCREDIBLE 111.EmmEss.—An incident
of the Portland fire is told by the Press
of that city, which says
We hoar of a creature in this city,
which walks on two legs and wears a
coat i and resembles a man. In fact,
and tra'tlics in a small—very Bsmall
way. On the night of the fire his
neighbors helped to save his property,
while the whole opposite side of the
street was burned down. His clerk,
who lived directly opposite, labored
indefatigably for his employer while
his father's house and his own effects
were going to ashes. Until four o'clock
in the morning they kept the shop wet,
and by unremitting efforts saved 'it
and the house in the roar of it. After
Working all night in an atmosphere of
flame and cinders ; men aro sometimes
thirsty. These men wore thirsty, and
inquired of the creature whose house
and shop they had saved it ho had any
water ? "No." Any small beer ? "No.
The clerk, who knew bettor, went
down to the ice chest, pulled out sev
eral bottles of Bindle's mild beverage,
found in the pan a little water, tolera
bly clean, which had drained from the
ice, mingled with it sugar and sliced
lemons, and dispensed those cooling
drinks to the deserving crowd. Next
day this extravagant youth, on return
ing to his duties,found charged to hi m,on
the books of the concern, four bottles
of beer, one pound of sugar and four
lemons. His place is now vacant.
Enterprising young men who want a
situation may apply at this office for
TIII3 Eurcvs or ORA RLESTON—Thus
far, but little effort has been made to
wards rebuilding the burnt district of
Charleston, South Carolina ' chiefly be
cause a majority of the old property
owners are without means to under
take it. An attempt, however, is to be
made, by a concerted action of the citi
zens, under the authority of tho city
government. A proposition has been
introduced into tho Charleston City
Councils, by which, if adoptod, seven
per eent..bonds will be • issued. by the
city, and loaned to all property hold
ers who wish to rebuild. The basis of
the arrangement is a mortage of the
ground and buildings upon it to the
city. Ha lot is worth $lO,OOO and the
owner wishes to build a store, upon it
costing $15,000, bonds to the latter
amount aro to be loaned to him, ho
giving the city a mortage on his lot
and tho buildings to be erected upon
it as security. Ho olso binds himself
to pay the interest on the bonds scmi
ammally, nr advanco, and in order to
get money to erect his buildings ; must
soil his bonds whenever ho can. Some
such method as this, by which the
credit of the community is loaned to
the individual, seems imperatively
necessary to the rebuilding of the
burnt district of Charleston.
• . . .
DIMERESS, ' 13LIND.NESS & 0A-
' TAltitfl, treated with the ntniost success; by J.
Ie.AACS, M. D.; Oculist and Attrist,.(formerly of Leyden,
llollaud,) No. sln PLNlistreet, PIIIIADA. Teitimouiale
fr.im the most reliable sources in the city and country,
con he seen at his office. The medical faculty are invited
to accompany thoh. patienti, 113 tin has no moue's in his
practice. AIITIFIOI Al, EVES inserted without pain.—
.No charge for examination. mig2l 15136.1 y
mir..(cp.ar. - xr -
ECONOHY IS MONEY SAVED !
The ratbserlber is pernmnen tly located in Huntingdon,
Is prepared to purclime, or repair in the
iJk!st style. and expeditllm,le. broken
A UMBII.ELL-1S .4./.17.0 PARASOL& ...""‘
All articles intrusted to hint will be returned to the
residence of the owner al soon as repaired. Umbrellas
and para.inti for repair Can bo loft at Lewis' Book more.
may:2,l6oAl' . FEN'rI3IAN.
_Read now advortisomonts
t. MILTON :WEBS. . E. S. MOWSTIME
ATTORNEYS AT ; LAW,
Orate 010 nano .3 formerly occupied by 2,1 r. „Speer.
lluntiogdon, Aug. 15.1m*
• BOTTLED - PORTER,
MINERAL WATER ,C..; SARSAPARILLA,
Always on band and dollcored to families on-short nu
ll. when ordered.
Teachers who are applicants for examination are
informed that I will meet thezdas follows :. •
Morris township, Ali,gust 20, at Stiatiersville.
Porter twp., and Alexandria bor., Aug. 21, nt Alexandria
Pfanklin township, Aug. 22, at Franklinvillo.
Warriorsmark • 1 " 23, at Birmingham.
West • - " - " 24; at Spruce Creek britlgo.
'fume " " 25, at Manor hill.
Jackson 27, at MoMns'y's Fart.
Oneida • " " ' 29, at Centro Union S. H.
Henderson," " 30, at Union school house. "
Walker, " " 31, at Railroad station. ;• '
Penn " Sept. 3, at Markleshurg.
Carbon twp., A Coahnont borough, Sept. 4, at Coaltuont .
Hopewell township, Sept. b, at Coffee Run.
Brady " • " 0, at 31111 Crrek. . '
Union " " 7, at Mapleton.
Bbirloy " " 10, at Mount Union. -
Shiricysharg 0 Shirley tap., Sopt. 11, at Shirloysburg..
Cromwell township, Sept. 12, at Orbisonia.
Dahlia " " 13, at Shade Hap.
Telt " . " 14, at Itollingertown.
Springfield" " lb, at Meadow Gap. • - .'
Clay " " 17, at Scottsville.
Cass and Cassville, " 18, at Casevillo:
Tod" , 1.,,, 10, at Newburg.
Juniata . ' " J. '_
21, at 801 l Crown school house
The examinations will commence at 0 o'clock, A.M.
'Directors and traction, aro respectfully requested to
attend them pubic examinations, as private examinations
will be dispensed With as far as possible.
D. F. TUSSEY,
Alexandria, Aug. 14, 1300. Co. Supt.
SOLDIERS • WIDOWS!
MOTHERS AND MINOR
BOUNTY BILL JUST PASSED gives all soldiers who
enlisted for three yoarr, mince April 19,1861, and second
their full term of service, or wore discharged before the
expiration of said ternl . of service on account of wound.
received In the lino of duty, and received Ono Ilandred
Dollars Bounty and no more; ore now entitled to an extra
loon nty of ONE II UNDRED DOLL ASS. Widows, Fathers,
Mothers and Minor Children of daceaind soldiers va° en•
listed for throe yomrs, a, above, and died in thaw:orrice or
from diaeaao or wounds contracted iu the Corsica and Dori
of duty, are entitled to the abort:. extra ONE 11UNDRED
4y` To be obtained upon application in person nr
.e.7.by letter to the Nititary and IN'avcd -Agency. wo.
42. T Walnut street, Phi(ndctphi•e. -
4'3i" • JOSEPH E: DEYNT k CO. 76:41
TO 'WIDOWS. • •
EXTRA PENSION TO WIDOWS.' •
WIDOWS ore now entitled to an INCREASED :PEN
st ON of $2 per m onth for each child of the soldier under
16 yearn of rip. To bp obtained upon application in per
son or by letter, to the MILITARY AND NAVAL . AGEN
CY. No. 427 WALNUT ST., PIIILADELP.IIIA. • •
auls.lm JOSEPIE E. DEVITT & 90...
Authorized WAR CLAW AGENCY
lITJN TINGDON, PA
W. W *3 3,
AUTHORIZED GOV.ERNM'T AGENT,
And Atorneyfor Soldiers and their 'Friends.
He will prosecute and
,collea, With MirkiHied tirMcess,
Soldiers' Clairim' and Dues of nil. kinds. Also, any other.
kind of Claim rigainat the OcTernmen t, before nay of the
$lOO ADDITIONAL BOUNTY ! I
NEW BOUNTY LAW PASSED'
Attention 'Discharged Soldiersl•
Tho Act of Congress approved July 29, 1866, gives $lOO
additional bounty Is oil soldiers who onlisted for three
years and won, discharged by reason of expiration of
service, or who Were discharged for wounds received In
battle nod who have not received more than $lOO houtity
for such service. An additional bounty of $l.OO is ass al,
lowed to the nearest relotivo of soldiers who enlisted for
a term of three years and who died or were killed in the
servico, to be paid in the following order: First, to the
widow; socoidll to the children - ; third, to the father,!and
fourth, to the mother._ , -
Soldiers' Widows. _* : •
By applying to W.11:1171 , 1(IiTCra:1 M 11,141914 try
don county, I'IL, you can /111., your russions increased
two dollars a month for each and:every child yon have,
and Ishen the WNW lute married or died, the children are
entitled to 1110-increase.
To all vie hero brought home the bodies of their
friends who died or were killed in the service of the United
.Slates, there Is a certain amount of compensation allowed
you for the expenses incurrrd in bringing borne the in.
diet( of your Iricnds, se-hi eh you cnn obtain by making np , .
plicatiou to me.
Invalid Soldiers, Attention
The rtet of Congress, approved June 6, 1866, glvos addi .
Hone' pensions to the following class of perrone:
Soldiers who hero loan both eyes or both bonds, $25
per month; who hove lost both feet $2O per mouth; who
leave loot ono hand or one foot, or totally disabled in the
some, $l5 tier 111.01.
Persons who have been doprived of their pensions in
consequence of being in the civil. service of the Tinned
States Government, can be restored to the pension roll by
applying to me.
Fathers nod m others - who were in whole or in part de
pendent upon their eons for simport aro °untied to a pen
sion. Also brothers null sisters tinder sixteen years of ago
All discharged soldiers who did not rocoivo transporta
tion to their. placos of enlistment when discharged, are
entitled to receive it, and altto all who were hold as priso
ners of war, and did not receive commutation of 'rations
when released or discharged, ore entitled to it.
Officers who wore in the service on the 3d of March,
1865, land were discharged after, the Oth of April, 1065, by
applying to mo can ree.eiVe three Months extra pay.
Soldiers of 1812 I
All soldiers, or soldiers' widows, of tho woe of 1912,
who unto served two months, or been wounded or disabled
is such sorvice, If In necessitous circums'ances, aro oral.
Hod to :•n sunnily of $4O. • •
All veteran soldiers who gavo their credit to districts in
the State of Pennsylvania. and who received no local
bounty, nro entitled to receive three hundred dollars. •
All persons having any of die abovolnentioned
or any other hind of claim against the United States or
State Ooverntneuts, will please address me, giving full
particulars, enclosing n stamp for contra postage, and
they will receive a prompt reply.
W. 11. WOODS,
...4tethorized Army and Navy lrantlaini
nug13,186(1 MINTINGDON, PL.
COME AND GET YOUR BOUNTY
I have formed n co.partnership with Col. Fuller, Attor
ney at Law, Washington. D. C., for the purpoio of procu
ring SOLDIERS' BOUNTY, under, tho recant actor Con
Soldier,' widows or orphans aro also entitled to - receive
this bounty. • , . • • •
Send in your applications at once, as first appliod for
will ho first paid. Give your full*nante, post omen ad
dross, and length of ;time in service, and wo will at onto
return yov the necessary blanks. Eueloso a stamp to pay
All other claims, of whatever nature, against the H. S.
Government, promptly attended, to. • • '
8p...N0 charge until the monoy Is collected. •
0111 co with D. Blair, Esq., nenr the Broad Top Corner,
Huntingdon. BLAIR FULLER.
D. Xs Bum, Huntingdon. A. S. FULLER, Washington.
TILE QUAKER - CITY' BUSINESS
Tenth and ,Chestnut, Bro 'ma ,spring Gar An sts.,
, OPENING OF VIEFALL SESSIONS, SEFT.,W.
'lllnrctzmiTS.—A illscothif 'of 25 pet' tent. al.
lowed on nll Settola.ship pmehased during the mouth of
August, reducing the terms to jao. Money may be remit
ted by mail, and SebolarSlitpU'socured - by those wino pro
pose to enter nut nny future time.
ErPEßlnit A DrANTAGEs.—This institution ranks the first
in the country; Is a regtilurly incorporated College, maitr
rized by law to grant Diplomas 'and confer . Degrees .1
The Fall Fessions witl 'open with greatly Wormed Di:
and young men de,ir ing to qualify ihemsolvoa for
business lifo will - find hero advalitl,s to bo obtained'uo.
where e!se. . . : • . •
This wools, the most complete and extensive troalise on
Bookkeeping. ever written,' 'containing, - 424 pades, hnd
composed exclusively of Actual, Business-Selo, will be
ready for publication in August. Price, $3; by subscrip
tion, paid in inhere, 0, $2,50. Remit money, nud secure
copy. Deseriptivo Circulars on application., ,
Improved encase of Instruction.—With the introdriction
of this book, and with able and experienced instructors,
the students of thin institution are guaranteed a practical
accountant's course of the highest value, such as has ne
ver before been placed within the reach of students of
T, E. MERCITANT, L. FAIRBANKS, A. M.,
P.ecretary. • • • • President
ALARGE VARIETY' of articles too
unaterons to inentlon, for solo 'at LEWIS & CO'S
Family liroceq. Call and see. • :
, 1 , 111,0 W CEDAll ty WARE
U B L l or
Personal Propterty & Real Estate.
Tito undersigned desirous of moving to, tho ..W.est,
offer at public solo nt Lis: residence iu ltlcConnalstown,,
'Walker townehip, Huntingdon county,Penna.r •
On Thursday, September 20th, 1866,
the following deseri lied property, via:
4 heatbwork horses, all youn g , tho oldest not ovor air
years old. .ono colt nearly three years old, 2 cows, onerik
fresh at thla time, and 2 hogs: 1 twe-horise wagon nearly
. now, 1 ono horse wagon, 1 sulky, 1 horse rake, and ono
pair of bob sleds; 2" side saddles, ono min saddle and wa
gon toddle, tour nets tog harness, fly nets, halters. and
other harness; also the power of the threshing Machine
I lied burnt in my bard, and a g reat many other varieties
m - • •
Also will be offered at noisome time and place, all my
real estato, to wit TituYaril and good shop, two dwell
ing housed acd a large stable. Alsd, 65 acres of land,
more Or less, adjoining tho lanyard . property above 111 M
Sale to commence et 10 o'clock on ''said"day when
reeeenable credit will be given by .
T OTS FOR SALE.—The subscribers
liiivo some lots in tho town of Grantsville, or Mar
klughurg station. which they will sell nt low price, from.
$3O to $lOO. All who &afro a good healthy location to
build would do well to call upon them soon at their store,
and secure for themseivea lots nt low prices.
0 rantsville,Mylo; " -, BOYER h GARNER.
TRAY CO W.—Stra:yed or stolen
from the subscriber residing 'in the borough
of Alexandria, on tho 2101 July, u red cow, white )440
on the fore shoulder and in the flnnk also, 'white lA+ ,
face. sharp horns,
,nbout - four years old lost spring. Her
tail is cut off ober° tho long hair. • She was with calf.
The finder will be liberally rowaracd.
Alexandria, Aug, 6* WILLIA,i BURNS.
THIS SUMMER RESORT
IS NOW OPEN,
and in splendid order
The Bathing Facilities
were never so tine, the Bowling Alley is ono of the bes,.
o Lo found. and a non'Riiliard Tablo Lae just boon put
p. Nocifort has .bcon spored to socuM•tliO comfort of
Pleasure seekers are for ited to call. at tLo Springs—.
only llv e miles from.iluutlngdon, over a good road
The TABLE is rurniehod with the beet tlttiLO
affords, end every attention is given to plenee tam.
Parties from the surroullding towns or coOlalli luvi
ed to visit tho'springs
Iracke run' doily, morning ma eroping, ex.ctuat..
Sunday, from linuting,lon to: do Biniusa.
Juno 23; tf.
READ AND BE POSTED ! .
TO THE NEWLY 31ARRIED,.
AND ALL IN WANT OP
Net re &c.
rl l llll undersigned would respectfully
_l_ announce that ho mennfactures and keeps constontAy
on hand a laege and splondid assortment or -
DINING AND BRi.AIPPAST TABLES,
• lIIIP.SAUS, lINDSTEADS. .; .
WASH AND. CANDLE STANDS,
Windsor and mum neat choirs. cupboards, gilt and rose
wood moulding for mirror and picture frames, and a vari
ety of articles not montionod, at.pricea that cannot fail to
Ho is also agent for tho. wall known Many .& Decamp
patent spring Bed Bottom. - • • • -•
The public are invited to call and oxamino his stock
beforo purchasing CltlowLuvo. • .
Work and solos room on, Hill street, near Smith, ono
d0e!1 .... 1 . ,25t of -2. 22 t,t0ck
a ale, lIIGDINt3.' -
Huntingdon,'Aug.l, VICO - -
NEW CHEAP CASH STORE
IN HUNTINGDON.' • '
— F01? SPRING AND SUMMER.
WM. MARCH & ERO.
Respectfully inform the public generally that 014
Intro just received a lar g e and splendid stock of goods of
their store in Huntingdon, consistin g in part of
BOOTS & SHOES,
HATS ; CAPS, :TINWARE;
LAMES' FANCY TRIMMINGS,
HOOP SKIRTS,BoNNEis, BUTTONS, !
WOOD AN D .WILLOW: Ei
QUEENSIVARE; HARDWARE, ,.
- CRACKERS; NOTIONS, 4 -
And in fact everything that is nasally kept Inn first class
store, all which w ere bou g ht low for cash and will bo
sold at correspondin g ly low prices for cash, or country
produce. and re q uest the public to g iro us a call before
P urchasin g elsewhere, feelin g satisfied we can o ff er supe
rior inducements to cash buyers. • '
Wo respectfully solicit the patrona g e of all, and the
public aro cordially invited to °amigo° cur g oods.
Everythin g taken in exchnn g e for goods except proml
WM. 3 . 1AR011 &BRO.
Huntingdon, Apl. 24, 186(3. r :
. . .
Ilus j tat returned from tho east- with fl - 7 4111 ?: 11. .
BOOTS, SHOES, GAITERS, &C.,
Which lie offers to the inspection of - his customers and
the public generally. 110 will sell his stock at the most
and those who purchase onto will surely call again.
BOOTS & SHOES MADE TO ORDER,
and REPAIRING done in tho neatest and most expedi
tious manner. '
Call upon Mr. Schaeffer at hie shop on - 11111 street; a
few doors west of the'Diamood. • ' my 2 •
ti A. RON= !—Agents wanted
9,0 :for. 0s entirely new, articles, just out. Ad
dr o ss 0. ,T. GABBY, City Building, Biddeford, lifaino ! •
co .201565-1 y
CASSIMERE S.—A choice lot of
black and finny Cassimeres at
CUNNINGHAM & CARMON'S.
THIMBLE SKEINS' AND PIPE
Boxßs for wagons of t‘ll sires, for sta. At the bard
ware stow o f . 11014,1806 J JA§. A. BROWN.
CALL a o t o 2:? 9: P. G-WIN'S if you want
riANNED'YEACIIES and To*4tiles
ru Mixed Pickles, Tomato° Camp, Popper'eaucO, &c.; &o
for solo at LoNvis I t Co's Family. qr,0909r.
CIPIOICE Dried Peaches, Apples,
1 .- RESS BUTTONS &TRIMMINGS,
1 Jet tho latest styles, ltelt Ribbon and lluekles, lie
story, GiOVCP, &c., at
. S. 1•;, lIEIIRY & CO.
NTEW GOODS CONSTANTLY 1174-
ii calved at CUNNILLIAM.S:
filliNCE Teas, Coffee, Sugars and
k Name., for salo ryt TAIVIS 4: Co's Family (4rocory.
CUNNINGHAM & C4RAION ARE
l/ selling stt of groatly_Tedeeil prigg,B.
1 - 3. g-ff. 13 MER_.Y d .F.an by Soitp fo
Cale at ' ' ' EWIS C eo' S Family Grocery.
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