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March l'', I, o.V.l.
Death of the rostmaster-General.
I'll IH di.stiliptlislll'il l.lliriill ilioil lit lli
iT.'-iili'tiro in Washington city on Tuoil.iy
ilio ttlt inst. 'J'ho riiiliuli'llidia
VnMi,iYitn'(M nnnounocs tlio inclnni'liolly
vent in tlio following lnngtingo:
"A duty of no ordinary degree of fikI
Hess devolves upon lis thw inorin that
f recording the niuliincliolly iiitflligenceof
iho deccaso of the lion, Aaron V, Ilitoti.s,
Into rostinnster-iteneriil. This inoui nful
vent took place lit his rcsidunce, in the
City of Wellington, yef.tetduy niortiing.
at lmlf-past nine o'clock. Tho nation
inourna the loss of one of its most illus
'.lious men j one who has filled high posi
tions of honor nnd trust with dibtinguish
oil ndility nnd success.
1 To was born in lirunswiuk county, in
lite Stnteof Virginia ; on tho lTilli of Au
gust, 1795, and continued to reside in that
State until tho yenr IS 15. Ho was educa
ted nt the Chapel XJ ill University, in tho
State of North Carolina, and graduated at
i hat institution in 1814, when nineteen
year of age Tho follow ing year his fath-
er and family emigrated to tho State o(f
lennessee, taking him with them. He,
devoted himself to the study of law, and avo been given to the Minister of War
when admitted to tho bar, ho formed a j to prepare tho plan of operations,
partnership with tho Into James K. Polk, Circulars have boon Issued from dill'er
(afterwards President of tho United 1 Cnt departments of thcgovornincnt, which
States,) who then resided in Giles county. Speuk of the probabilities of tho Y. mperor s
Ho commenced his public career as a,' filing to effect a peaceful solution of the
nenibcr of the .State Legislature, to which j Austro-Italian complications.
'to was repeatedly elected ; and in 1839 ho . -pho Ameri inns in Paris, gave a ball on
vas elected a member of Congress re-' tn0 ooj ult ;n i,onol. of Washington's
lected in 1841 nnd 1843, serving for three Lirth-dav.
successive terms, with great cmllt to Inm-
eltanuto tlio perlect satislaction ot Ins
On his retirement from Congre.-s, in 18-
M, he was triumphantly elected Ciovernor j
if Tennessee. Upon the accession of Mr.
Ik'ciiAXAN to the Presidency, he accepted
theoflice of Postmaster-General, a situa-
tion which he has filled with eiiiineni abil
ity, making some vitally iuiiiortant cham
:es anil improvements in tiiatiiepartmeni ;
of the Government, among which may be:
mentioned tho establishment 01 a new ami i,vilh whio!l to strcngtlien the sinews of
shorter mail route to California, by way of. wav
Tchuantepec, the great overland route to j Tho cxtra SCS!Si011 f ti,c r. S. Senate.
California from Memphis by way of St. ft(iiolu.ned sill( j;c 01, Tht isdav the lmh
Louis, nmt another latin route ny 1110 way
of Suit Lake.
His great energy and untiring industry ;
his inllexibilo integrity and exalted patri-.,. Thl, rcmains iay i,lf,tatc at the Presi
otism marked him us one of tho most re- Jont's mnsioni on'tho east room in the
mnrknblomen of tho times. His death llloniig. The services commenced nt
will 1 cave a vacuum in tho Councils "I"1!"2 noon. The address was delivered by Lev.
Nation which it will bo diflicult to fill. ,M Gl.anlnn.yi of the Southern Methodist
His loss will not only be deeply felt by his I , Tho roc(.ssin was very long.
lanuiy anu nnmeuiaio circio 01 loinny no
voted friends, but by the Nation nt largo.
Remarkable for his suavity of manner,
in all relations of life, ha was evidently
beyond reproach. As a sagacious and far
seeing politician, he had no superiors nnd
but few equals. His devotion to the par
ty to which he belonged, nnd the best, in-1
terests of his country, never knew hike
warmness or indifl'ercnec ; the energies of
his useful life were devoted to their ser
vice. In nil tho high "positions in which
he has been placed, ho has been immovea
ble and unfaltering in his attachment to
tho Democratic party and to Democratic
principles. In his decease wo mourn the
loss of ono of tho worthiest of men.
VT I m-g7Tp i, i. -ian-.tg-irrji jnm.J
How 10 co to Bki. Hall's Journal of
Health gives some ridiculously absurd ad
vice about going to bed, an operution that
Bhould be left entirely to tho tnsto and ge
nius of tho performer. If that overwise
Jo rnal could furnish a few lessons in the
art of getting up, it would confer a greater
benefit upon tho human race than by
vaunting the absurd nonsense we frequent
ly see attributed to it. Getting up ii, with
ninety-nine people out ot every hundred,
a most difficult thing to accomplish unle?3
they havo been disciplined to it by early
habit; nnd a few suggestions would not
bo out of place, which would furnish a
mode of dispelling our morning slumbers,
w hoso drowsy weight wo find it often so
difficult to shake off. But let people go
to bod ns they havo a mind, so that they
go early enough.
Joitv Doe, probably tho same whose
name is found so frequently in tho report
of actions at Uv, contained in the musty
Jaw books, but whose bodily presence was
only a supposition, was recently, in propria
peruana, in the county court of Windsor
county, Yt. convictea of burglary, nnd
scntonced to three years imprisonment.
John had better confine himself to imag
inary actions on the civil list, as tho con
sequences are much less serious when they
'go"against him" than in the criminal
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Mrs. Ajsir Adams Brookbakic, nged OG
yeirs, died in Eboasburg on the 4th inst.
Her recollections of many scenes of the
revolution wero very vivid, several of her
relatives having been cngnged in that
'till' dip A I III
1 til' m i t Ji urn- dip Atitl It f t 1 1 1 I Iw I
I i I li'llu 'I t M illlH mi di I 1 lniil iV,
diintnun r'nrnpmn t t Jl " i o lip I'tlbo
Mm li mull ly
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I nun n ninl Aii-ltiit, n ii 1 which would
ittiij.1 likely invnlvt' flu1 greater pin t cf llm
i-onl iiii nt. In, In, lit,,, (in. nl. t'.til.iin.
Plilliillncllt tiinl lllki'lt Until'" nflicillly
of i'i'i lain innvtMiHMit of llio I'ithi-Ii Nil-
. .... .
vy ami cniiM'ti'taiilo oxntciiii'iit tut I it
eailu'd lliori'dy. Sir ('Inn les. Napier lis-
ii'i'ted in Iho (.'oniitions Hint tho l'ri nrh
had coiiiniaitil of tl.o Idilisli I'limini l nnd
the Moditoralii'iin sia. '1'dis was denied
Iiv Sir J. l'arkiii''ton.
A general meeting of tho ftockhodler
of the tireat Kastern was held in London t
recently, nnd it was determined that their
vessel should be ready dy August to make '
I her trial trip to l'oriland.
lho annual meeting ot tho Atlantic I el-
egrapli toinpnny was field in Loudon nit
the '2'M tilt. Tho report says that the ca
ii. . ... . .i ...
oie remains ill ineeisl iv mo same siaiu ,
... . . '. . .
.mil ll.nt ii.i r.ll.ii'l line in. .Mi t. i.i. Ill 1.1 I'll. I
suscitato it for want of funds. 'J'ho direc, !
tors nro not without hopo that it may yet
be rendered available.
T.nvil l.vmiH Hia now ininikli.i' In Hi is
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count.'v sailed for New York on the 22nd
ult, in the steam frigato Caracoa. eommitleo then in ordering tlio election ,bl' tho I'omocratie party. Some saUiluui ,,,.,u.,ally prompt toexeeuto.howuiK'l
., . , i ..fii . ... i ..1 is tictory system should bo adopted, nnd ! L,() tireseribe, aud possibly bo hal way
i hero was n tendency to inacliv.ty in of delegates were only carrying out tho l,onU J..,,withf),lt U.ingcl.angod in haste, l'k, before n.any a tardy practitioucV
funds, owing to the warlike UKpect ol'Ku-;rooininendations of their Funorior-theint ,, ii. l,on Hie timnosed ehan.-o is not i.i i... ,. n ti.n u v 1 1., ,,.,., i.
Frnuco is engaged in military prepara
tions, but does not fay what for.
The Paris correspondent of Iho London
Jlirau, savs that war lias been so tar re
solved upon Hint a corps to commence the
campni'm has been designated, and orders
The Austrian Kmporor is said to bo pre-
aring for a vigorous tlofenrc of the Itulinn
States. Count Imol, his minister, thinks
however, that peace can be maintained.
jn itlliy itsdf, the fermentation is on
tll0 jn(,ronfre nnd everything bftok ens oonv
Ti,il.-ev .f.ni U in v.., ..nl,i il,n
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infection, and is actively preparing for
war. Moro t root's liavo been sent to the
Kussiii is said to bo negotiating a loan,
Thcfuneral of rostmast r General Prown,
.ok , t AVlushinglon. on Thurs.hiv
The remains were deposited in the Con
gressional Cemetery, to be afterwards re
moved to Tennessee.
The trial of Mr. .Sickles, did not take
plaeo last week as was reported. Here
mains in prison. It is not kiej 11 w hen ho
will be tried.
The committee appointed by the Legis.
lature of Wisconsin, at tho request of
Ex-Governor Bashford, to investigate the
charges of corruption against him in the
land grant to the La Crosse Railroad, have
made a unanimous report exonerating him
from blame, nnd declaring his conduct
highly honorable, nnd in the opinion
of tho committee directed solely to the
best interest of the State.
The deficit in tho receipts of Wheat at
Chicago, from tho harvest of 185H, had
reached 5,280,000 bushels.
Tho cordwainers of Philadelphia, have
been in a strike for several days.
Business in the eastern cities, is pro
nounced good, nnd money plenty nt low
rates fot prime paper.
It is reported that Hon. J. W. Denvir,
Commissioner of Indian Affairs, nnd late
Governor of Kansas, has resigned his of
fice and intends sailing for California, in a
Tho remains of Mr. Thurston, the lost
n ronaut, havo been found near Toledo
Ohio, nnd identified.
Hon. Joseph Holt, of Kentucky, has
been appointed by tho President, rostmns.
ter General, in placcof lion. A. V. Brou n,
Tho floor of tho St. Mary's Church, in
Oswogo, fell during divine service, on last
Wednesdny evening, killing four persons
anil wounding several others.
As Act of Assembly, changing tho time
of holding Court in this county is expect
ed to pass the Legislature during vtho ses.
sion. This alteration will cnuse the Courts
to be held as follows: on the third Mon-jto
day of March and June, on the fourth ter all concerned in tho Boston Statesman,
Monday of September nnd the second , tl.e leading paper in favor of tienend
' ' 1 , , I Jackson In tho otato of Massachusetts.
Monday of January in each .year, to con-j .. To nine of thoso eiiitors, &c, the nn
tinue two weeks if necessary. The timo.nual amount of money paid is nbout turn
of holding tho Court in May, of this year, j v fire thousand dollars, viz: $3,000 to Isaac
uot to be interfered with. Hill, $3,000 to Kendall, $3,391 34 lo Wng-
nor, $3,000 to Nonh, $2,204 40 to Carr,
Appointmrnts by tii Govirsoh. fieri, 'and to T. Green, Dunlap, Henshnw, and
Henry D. Foster, of Westmoroland coun-1 Dexter, tho respective sums already stated,
ty, Col. Win. F. Hopkins, of Washington " To tucnti-one of those editors, 4c., the
county, and Dr. Curwin of Dauphin, have annual amount of public money paid is
been appointed lately managers on the upwards of forty-one thousand dollar viz:
part of the State for tho Western PcnnsyU $3,000 to Nilos, $1,008 3 to Dnnforth,
vaniu Insane Hospital, $1,086 85 to Dauby, $1,500 to Median,1
A Wm1 in I ' jilntit f inn
Vt o ,M n ! nt d rf I t 'lirtl!' n I'l j-itn
I t ''A l'i t't' i I'll," t'di"" niiiintiiii. 'iliMit
nili "in ill nor inlnlMlM Hit i i'l , fit i I
t iTln o f.i the i dji'i f n liny i . i I inn i f
i ii... i ....i i...
, ... , n, .1 miming linn, Ml H HHIH
dy (lie 1'i'iiiM nitic inly of lliin (ntuilj-
llitl' cm i i "-'iiiii iil M liiiiioci"-nii ily
.. ,! nl il,,. i,rn I ..r .1.. r. I.. ;.,..
I I r n
tlllldo without the prnplit bring nllowcd
to volo fhiri'iipon. Wo nroviiy ci'ifnin
tlmt niitliing ol (do kitn; win over con.
fciiipdited fiy eillter the eiiimty riililtnillee
or tho p 'isuns cutiipo-iiig tho lieinoriatie
meetings which pnswil tho resoluiions di-
reeling the conmiitteo to order Mich ( lec
tioli. I If ihe.m resnliil ioni. ono wim iuismv!
dy tho return Judges who met nt Iho
Court in August last, nnd tho other by
tho 1'enioeratie meeting nt (ho Court in
November. They are as follows : Jty tho
return Judges, "lu.n.b;;!, That the lent-
oeratie comm.tteo appoint u day for tho
election ol delegates to meet in conven-
'lion, to reconsider tho Fystem known ns
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im: i. ra iuru eouiiiy svsiein, oi noiinii.i' ;
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1 1 li if ..nil. iil:,lfu luf ..111, ... 1U llui lili.i.t.
ing at November court, "i.'iWir., That
we roconimeiid to the stamling committee
the propriety of submitting tho .meshon
of chnn"iii" t he svstem of nominal in l' can. I
. ci'-'O .' o
didates for county officers. " Tho count v I
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Democratic party of tho county; and if
thev did not point out tho precise acts tol
1 1 I
l.n .w.i.fn, 1... .1.HM..I i l...
aenioieu in convenudn, u was uccause
they were not warranted by their million-
My, in dictating what was intended tobc
left in a groat meaniro to tho discrel on oft
; fc .
I inu eoiivi'iiiicii
With regard to the merits of any par- to a vote of tho party ?
ticular system of nominations, we do not I Ifwearo to have tho old way of delo
tako issue tvithourrriend.nlthougivehnve P t0 corruption, why not submit it to the
Heinocratio voters at once, to get an c.
ot course our own veiws 011 the subject;-LreS!lion on tll0 MU,.stion, as it was a.lopt
hut wo nro willing to nccedo to any modei.,,1 f.y ,v Voto of the parly. We should not
that may be acceptable to the nomocracy leave this question to delegates, further
of the county, or a majority of them. """ to ' I'rol,!r r'iod lixe.l for voting
' on it, nnd the most suitable time, boyond
, " .. '. ... nil controversy, would bo nt the next
The Charges of Corruption R-ainst the prinm 1;lect,lon. am soo no reason
I. ational Administration. (V,y it should bo changed. All that the
Whatever else may be said of tho Cppo- (Yawford system lacks to make it a er
sitiou to tho Democracy it will not be de- ,f,,t;t 0e i to throw around it soino pro
nlod that they are fruitful in expedients. toction something to prevent those who
They have a new front for every occasion, j nro ,jt Democrats fiom voting. To do
When the public mind is diseased upon n, (.t us elect our Vigilatieo Commit
any particular question, when reason i tecs in each township by ballot. Let them
ilelhroi.ed and passion and prejudice Milo , K, eU-ct'il ono fall to servo the succeeding
supreme, then the Opposition sliout for The reason 1 make this suggestion
princijile, a-s-nmie the garb of martyrs for tlmt the Democrats of each township
truth, and petition liie people lor tlieh , umv better who will bo mo.-t active and
votes on hi-li grounds. Tho whole Ami-1 iirilnr't than tho Standing Committoe,
Slavery movement of tho Opposition can ,'Vl.)"0 sometimes nppoint men to hold an
bo covered by this view ot t ho molives ' (.i.,(1;on j,, on township when thev live
which inllucneod them. Th : same cau ,
ivitli truth be said of the po-ttion iissumcl j(0 vott, !lt tho Primary Election, who is
by tho Opposition with reference to the,not known to act with the Democratic
liunk iiiiestion, the distribution of the
Public Lands, nnd ull other leading, promi
nent measures on which they antagonized
the Democratic party. They must tind
some ground on winch to light tlio lemo-eIll citizen, l,;t. that return be set aside,
cratic element of tho Nation, and hence j i'il0 candidates and interested men will
they seize bold of the prevailing bias of nnt ,)Crniit illegal voting to bo done. In
public sentiment, ami lead it still further (llja wuy ,vc p,.t , ;ur expression of
astray from the path of reason ami justice Ul0 Democratic voters. As a general thii.g
by artful suggesiionsnnd the exhibition of ; Anti-Demoerals were not allowed to be
but a few of tho facts in each particular j .legates, but I remember seeing a dele
ease. ! gate in Convontioir when tho delegate sys
llut in every instance where there really 1.,..,, ..,; ..11 iu tuiiitv. thatselilom.il
was principle nt stake to bo contended for;pvtT) vote,i the democratic ticket ; he was
the Democracy of the country appealed to 1 p, onl Wood A tird township. Wo have had
the intelligence of the masses, and gained experience eiiorgh in the Crawford Sys-
a iieciueit victory. 1 no opposition worn
unhorsed, ami tho contest ended so far as
principles were concerned. Then, howe
ver, came the expediency dodge. When
no longer able to tind a reasonable objec
tion to the ineasuresnnd policy of a Demo
cratic Administration, they resort to the
ready made charge of corruption, and ap
peal to tho fertile brains of hired defaiiicis
to coin false charges, ami send them broad
cast over the laud. This has been the
course pursued by the Opposition with
reference to tho administration of James ; ,ho Crawford m'odo. In the latter, the
Buehnnan. 1 hoy tried their metal on the vot03 ,vin 1)e srattCred with ditlerent ci n
measures and policy of his administration, lt(.s ,m,i jn ,ie lol.m9 t10 Kl00 vote
and failed in a most signal and Mgmliennt (wili uo rabt for ,1 person who could not
manner. His foreign policy elicited the : n.Ceivo ono half of the votes nt n popular
commendation of the whole Conservative , ,.imion. If nny of tho townships ure so
portion ot the American people. .'1 he ; graphically situated as to require two
iiiciiauica iwuh n. in uni.-i iu m mg iiuu ov ,110le places of holding their Primary
subjection the rebellious Mormons, wore Election, let it bo so uiraii'.-ed that wo can
endorsed by nn almost unanimous public. .. cut the whole Democratic vote. That,
sentiment, while all tho other prominent ia niy ,UIni,iu opinion, iscuouirh to nomi
actsand suggestions ol tho National Ad-!,,,,, Democrat without caliimr on our
ministration were responded to m like (.publican friends to assist, for when they
manner by the, patriotic heart of tho mi-, (;0 ,lKsist til0V ,e always generous enonch
Hon. 'J ho charges of con u tion, too, havo lo vot fort0. weakest candidate. Let
been disproven, but tdl they are iterated two ,,eISons from each township be nunc-
nin rr-i! ei'ii led iw 1 1 I ho iiii.fii rei ,it , 1 11-.1. nl
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a. Hi se bond rniil.l tii.n ii t mm,' icrl ,v r,f
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belief. Lut this is no new feature in tho
history 01 uemocraiic niimimslrations.
Gen. Jackson was the object of most tin
ouidified ubuso from tho Opposition party.
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u, .....si, ...ui. iie.eevei, u.u.u u, .u.y unu ( bo ,irM , CurwoiwviIIo Borough, and the iln)isl01.0(1 ,or ovpr 7' IdVd of 1 cen 1 l'0 fiont building fall upon tho first.
audaciously persisted in Hum those now Hinl. ; i'innniin..tnn 'I'l.ia ..nn.ii.. I'.il . . over ono iiiiui 01 n icntu- 1 ,
umed n-ninst that of Mr Buchanan Asa 1 , ,1 r '"'''P0"' .,iils ton.'" ! , ry. will be stirred with sorrow ; for earth 1,10 fast wall ol the court room fell t he
saCle o heso ri tho County Committee appoint the ! , 1V0 riliowed mll ll0r ,)OSOI liamun! rest nro st 11 standing. The loss w M
sninpie 01 ineso cy.ir-es, rinu uio ionow j ownslni) Conmiitteo, nnd after that let . 1 '..i :.. 1. umin nt n bnni ,S nut) linrnoft S7.000.
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Washington in 1S.10. That jmper thus
spenke of tho ndministrntion ol'Gen. Jack
"Tho foregoing incomplete list fcbows thnt
V,...: won '11..,. 1.!.,.
Gen. Jackson has appointed to public, ofh
cos fortif-mne persons connected with the 'anan, says tho iiemus oj jberty, is be
press. 'On its being viewed in connexion ! K"ng 1 rc-nct, nnd men of nil pnrties.
with tho public accounts, tho following 1 irccy accord to linn honesty of motive,
facts will nppenr. j firmness of purposo and unquestioned pa-
"The annual amount of public monev triotism. The wild war against Gen. Jack
tiaid to hurnnlv nf the edimrn. kc... thus son ended the samo way tn a universal
rewarded, which Wrwero among tho Con -
. : ip
tcnthoutand fire hundred dollars, viz: S2.000
i'.oN. (Ireen, ?2,0tl0 to A. Dunlap, f 1,400
D. Henshaw, and $2,12G 20 to T. Dox
I'll I i ll.it, I. r
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i. ..i i ivi .. .i. i,i,
I, i1"" I d' t , '
ti I'nll, l lHI
I'd) I f nil. n, M,"""l
I , ii 1 1 , ninl I" N . lit' ii.
I'linlnl', ll Ii l,i ,
ilnll, Un.'ii'i, Ni.'ili
l f I, I. Hill, lM tl-
llll'l I ' lit, till) II 1 1 r .
Iw miiim nil i ii.lv I 1 1 1 1 .
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,,.,;..., nlt.r tnmli" ! Inn. .1 inu !n .
d nl the ini'ii'Hii ni i ' I policy nl Hi II. id"
sun's nilmiiii'liiilliiii, tell dm k lipmi iu It
charge in nn made In lln'iitli' lo limit Iho
,1 III. mil .,f. M
r, which It I (7 dri'Uiiri.
, l lir rim! nl iMr,
I'm 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 in tliriilv
i 1 1 1 i 1 1 r . Tint tmmliv dm nri'i'iti d nnil
iiL'aiiist.li'. I'.m liaiinn, us they dill against
(icnelal iliii kson.
tliosaine. '1 ho na
i. Hut the result will do
a'.ion repudiated the men,
ed to vile nnd unworthy
means to injuro tho Chief MaiMstrnto ol
the lieimblie, and tarnish tho reputation
of its ruler for honesty ami fair dealing in
1S:I0, ami they w ill do so now in tho ease
of Mr. r.uehanan. This trick of tho Op.
position-is not new it has been tiled be-
ln(j ,,,,,1 it will fail now. The 1
.Nation has full conlidenco in tho ndmiuis. j
'trillion of James l'.uchaiian, tind that con-
i tii It'll i'i cannot ho shaken bv tho base de-1
Nnti,,,, i,M full conlidenco in tho admiuis.
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signs of corrupt ami designing iio htieians.
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-Daily l'awjl vau'uui.
r ,.,,.. n,U ft ,lU!0 i .our
i t'.,,,. ,L o ;.. r,...,.,'. I
luiuilllin l iimnu nil i uiiiiii n.tr in , v v,
to chnnjiing tho modi) of making tiomiim-1
.fairly understood by a-largo portion ol tlio
. . . i I : .. .
I"11''- The, object for which delegates
..t nm. ll.t,. i, i.nlmn ivitfci twit I
were CKH ii'ii Hv tttir inio uvu, . as n
understood in this neigliborliood. Veu
elected representatives to meet in Conven-
tion some time hereafter tho period to be
i,ixo'1 l,y Ul County Committee but for
T, '"""'7 7... ..i
Are those delegates to ehaiigo our present
system without submit tin;' tho iiuestion
: imotlu r. No person sltoul 1 bo allowed
party. Should there bo an excess of votes
polled more than 11 certain percentage
increase ol votes, or by
emiiri ;itioii from other comities ns permit
tern to know tl. it it is the fairest mode of
nominaling. The success it Las met with
sinco its adoption, will corroborate my
statement. In regard to tho Clarion Sys
tern, I will filo some objections ; and mv
first is, that a candidate who does not get
the instruction, though he be in a minor
ity only one voto, ha no voice from that
township; and another objection is, that
the strong Democratic townships, have a
greater advantage over tho weaker ones
in llin Mtiriiin NvJcm Hum lliov linen ill
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ma 111 nueni.'itnee wiin ineir reiuins, nnu
. .. ... ...
go into conver.iti n, nun tee inm. me von s
IU.0 proiierly counted, nnd in r.vo the'e
; sl.oull. l(0 ti(. cach townshin w ill be
I ' , .1.1 1 ..... 1 .... ..1.. '
...ill. 1111 I'.'l ii'i 'm'11 1 1 11 vp ill 1
... 1 1 .....1 1 11: ... 1 1. . 1
wo havetwo place, ofi
hold.ng our Primary Election. Let one
I v" vi'tHiiiiiii . 1 inm mivi ivtt
! e lowusuips elect iheir ow;n co.nmittee.
. . .
The w ild furor against President Bu -
:nt,know!0.,,t'n"nt.tlmt in Frp' as
11 ro nf liia ndminintrnlinn Via u-n rWrli t
It required his own Komnn firmness nnd
iron will to stem tho current of opposition
that assailed him, and those leading traits
immortalized their possessor and added
untold blessings to tho country. e had
notexpocted there-action so soon i fa -
vor of iiuclianan ; but it is coming. The
signs are everywhere apparent, and we
uuuufc not n win ie as universal ana enec -
whole country will ere Ions awnrd ii aU
able, just and patriotic administration.
Rev. Jacob M'ExAixy diod at the Meth-
odist Conference at Willianisporton Mon!
day the 7th inbt.
I'liiim-Til I'vei v pi' linneiit inciitiii t nl .Ml'. i""T" " " "
r.m hiumn'H inlininistiatiun, jut in. llmv did 1 Win nets, Almighty I lod Inn l.oen pleiii
tlioso olthi'iidlhefoi.fthelleruiitage.'.Now 'l l t'lim'vo finiii our midst our li nnd
il... i ii,i....iiiiin mill... . I,,ir,.,. .inn, tin ii ninl drothor. Henry I.oiam, M. v., wo
1)11 111 Y 1.0HAIN
M It nn i Ima i I id" 1 ' "h
M . .I.i :,l I i.l'. -I..H, I I Id:. ill' I I i-tlil'V
1 . 1-1 Mm ) !ih, lv. nl the .Mi. ..! It
I! . ll'i'll. ill !0 I'.'i1"ll(l I'l ' d ill
Im 1.1 Hi. 'I l tl ll n 1 .1 drill I 'I
II. V. Wi
'.I'll, l. II. ( ,
. Il'inli. Ili'it
m il, II, I . I letup-
Wil'i'ii, nn'l 'I. id
ll.ii I "H ii k.
Tin' ndji rf f.r flu' im I'tinu 1'i-iiin "l.'it'"!.
it till Ol gtltlii'd ll iintt! I'l'. II V.
Widmi, in tliH'Imlr, nu t lr. I. (MVi'in li,
lentaiy. On inoiinr, tho pit low ing was
,i.i .i ..i ..r ii i;..
'...i .. 1...1 .... ii... . .... i .. ... .i.i ..i ii... im. ..I .I. .1
dni it "tir duly lu oiler this tridiitoto
the ni.'inoiy ami chaiaeler of the deceased.
J'rofesMonal c.nli.enco crowned I he Mo
and Inborn of tho lato Jr. Lorain. l';'U:V -
mg in tno outse as n miiu hu ,i.i in.-.u. ...
.distinguished ndvnnlnjjos, he lanl tlio l.iun -
dation of w hut proved n lerwanls to i,e u
h.ng, useful and honorable career. I in ly
l.vo years ol professional toil ami devotion,
seemed n name and place high up m the
loll of medical men
r ii 1
As tho l.rother-in.law and pupil ol tne
e I rof. Jiewces, of Hie t.niversi
nnsvlvanin, ho sat nt the feet of
i w . . t: I
.Hosunen in tneir voeauons nave i -
. i . . . . . i
r;,. Dr. Lorain , tvw ilistingii.she.l by
!'V,,, - Ika '""'p lll"'',1'10 ! 's. i"vl!;ss"'"i:
'i . " . " v'iiii,,,, ,l,.l,v,',l J
. i i .... n ...1. ,,i
pi'C yell let 1 11 till. I 'CSJIilll-.l 11 .11 IM'l vii I J
ii10 word, but the 'act. Ouiek to deeitle,
would bo well on tl.o way. Jlo necoiti
i t i ......l.l: i . : I .. .
llsneu II great .eai ... a , i "-
inattelitioii, was never laid to Ins
' ..til ; i , , r
1 ho suinino'is to tho bed-s do ol
1 1 I, ,.l
.1 ill IIH IL',1 ..llil ll.i Ililll.U lllil.
lllV. lis ill at 10 lliusu iiumo ,uuh:li ui 1111-
"")'" ... ..... , , . .
.1. .1 - I I . I' I'....-
tune, and their traleful tears bedetv his
.. "1 1 . 1 1 c 1 1 . .. 1 . . .. r
Though his fieliLol labor was wide nnd
, 1 . . 1 ii- 1 1-. ...
rough, ho nevor hesitated. His liabil was
0 ' 1 , , 1 ..I ,,, ,;i 1
energy, and so it continued to be, until
, . h ,. , , .1 , . ,
us Inn 1 i' in 11 i-ini tes ici'a to ii'ar ,11
him. In these resiects his example i-
....1.. ..1 1 1: 1.1 1.;.;,,.,;..,..
aiu.li'1'3 llllil lll-ll ill 11. u. Ji.:u 111 luii'n.- . , ,
und survivors in tl.o profession, follow his'.1""
1 ' , ..I't.r.' :li'll V liI'MCI'lI 111
Tho above testimony to the merits of a
venerable and eminent man. is heartily
felt, and it is believed truthfully express
ed, and it is due to ourselves that wo pub
licly acknowledge the worth of tho de
ceased. It is due and justly, to his memo
ry and family circle. His sons daughters
ami kindred, well deserve it at our hands.
Therefore, it is
7i'i .5"t(-', That we acknowledge devoutly
the hand of Hod in this dispensation.
J!,:i"lval, That ill the preceding net, we
discharge iv personal, social, and moral
yV,vi.Av(A I hat win e as a In sieian, his ' ... , ,. , ., , . , .
. , i 1 r , 1 o publi-h the above communicr.tion
practical ability nnd sound judgment, so-1 1
cured a deservedly high position hi.s eour- t.the request of the author, and of coiu
tesy nnd candor, won for him the esteem are not r,'-pon ible fur any of its peculi
and coniiid'iioe of all his associate.-. Unties of style or diction, ns we are not in
li :! J, 'lh.it ns a man, we bear testi- ., , , ., " r ,, , ...
, . , 1 , t he habit of n ten ng sucfk production
monv to Ins integrity, in nil Ins relations 1
to thY community iu 'which lie lived. ( when we publi.-h them. We do not know
itvi'iv., That while we deplore his death' how our readers may view this o!!ert of
and feel for his alllieled family the deep- ,. young friend, who has eviii. ,-.!ly b.yii
est syir.painy, we rejoice in uie lini'o, 1 11:11
1 110 js j tlio
njoymont ol a ble -c'l 1111-
ii". ni.'rr., That ft Copy of these proeei
tllL's be presented to the family of the .
reason, una linn nicy no sent to me 1 less
I!. V. WILv iN, Pres't.
D. o. Cnorcii, .See'y,
Proceeding's f the Uascilic lodge of
Clearfield, upon the death ef Henry
Lcrain, LI. D.
At a special communication of Clear -
field Lodge No;'U A. Y. M. held in
Clearfield ' March Sih 1SV.I. tiros. R. .1
Wallace. Alex'r. Mel end nnd .b.hn Mi
Gahcy were iij. (.ointment a Committee
.i,..i'i ..i,.i;,,,,. ..I-., ....;...i .,! ii,.. r 1
.... 111. lib i.iunii n.ii t.iji.i'..w mi im 11
ingsofthe Members of the Lodge, upon
tho death of Bro. Henry Lorain M. D.,
who submitted the following preamble
and resolutions which were adopted :
H7imvi., The Supremo Architect of the
Universe hath seen fit to call our brother
workman Henry Lorain, from the labors
of Earth; for the first time iu tho history
of this lodge severing one of tho links in
our golden chain of brotherhood, there
fore be it
y.VWivi, That in tho death of brother
Lorain wo are railed upon to tnojrn the
extinguishment of one of tlio bright li
nt nn.' tV.ilen.ilv tleit t..v.. n vni.l in nin-
liiili. tiin.l wlin' l, .ni.,,1 l. .ef-.tl..',!
i:roienl. That while wo have gi eat cause'. Thursday morning last, tho Court. IIon,
(nbinient t!,n.l..,n, ,, fib.. Int-,,r,.l!, ''vas diseovered lobe oil (ire. IhefluuiM
1,1c W.I have been r.cell. Umn.,1 In il in
lo nt in
our lodge room, we bow with submission
to the will of "liim who doeth nil thiiiL-
well." the blow bein2 softened bv the re.
meniberance of the worth of the uYoca-'od,
, in. 111
,wi 1 .,,,,, , .., r,...i,.. ;, ..
ami his attnehmeiit to OUT lrit(e"iiUy
,',, Tl,.,l. ue rcvi rciii n Hin ,.,...n.
rv of the il. ad. nnd desii-n tn inin'rl.i nnr
1 f-, ... :
the funeral olleiings which
.i"?,!,u!'s Wl1' plK'r 1,1 "isgrave.
.. ... ... ...
1 ,;,, lvho;o . , A, I I
iiitn; tiitvtiititi in 11 .s iii'iiiisiiiii. hup nun
' ...... ...,,, tn
1 :;;. Af., xr ' ....
I ...U gl. il.V.'.l "I UI .H.113VJU I J,
lliMh-nl, That s copy of these resolti-l
Hons under tho seal ot t lio Lodge, be sent
. to tho family of the docensod brother,
K. J. WALLACI
Attest, L. J. CnANR, iSicV.
Tixe Coi vTv.-We regret to sco by the
proceedings, in the House at Hnrrisburg,
that the bdl for tho erection of Tme Coun-
, ty hns been defented by considerable ma
jority. This result was broti'dit about by
t, hobim of j j b .
' . . ' , , , - ,
; countle rn bt of which portions of
; """"J lo 00 laKon, aiiutthe
'"emuers irom wnicn opposed tho men
i , , "CU,"KS lnns nor the rem
evernl petitions to that effect and also 're
' Uavnm,l 1 1 1 I 1 .1 . ,'. J
nY. IB T , Pame hftV0 bePn.
prenonted. Aa vnt. w 1mvA
m t j - w . M f v oi. v. it uj iu JT
ner action recorded,.
I ('"'tun vi nlr -if Inn
"I -d'H "I, I I.I ,.
Ill I'l I dli l' I
II. i "t,l nil I
IV i I tl i it mil i t .im
Hi 'if Will I I' "l'. III., t
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I ni' iii'i
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Mil' I I.
i i t'lty "i .ii
MIM' 111 IHI
rllii il'l "llil I liili'l tl, ,)
MiiU'"ti ni i'. n, i
n0'':i'i"H I'l lln I'l 'hi:' '1'iti'. I 'it ' i' it ft j.,,
illll't'OpI I It' llli'l, III n III, ill I'l,:!!!,,,,,,
iinl'id nt nnd ili'L'tm -f I'u I n tint ('il,,. .,
l.iMi'l to (111111101111' Willi piin-iihiiv, l0
w ill do d.r it iSW 'J',1,1.,,. Unl,
pi i ii im', I di old liiiivini In vanished n,),,
liiim ntily, Mini tli" Immilniy of n ln
(i iirliill InH I'llHTgi"! liolil In' odnnxiniu
clllnvia of n giiinsiy ing nnd illit. rule (,,
iiiiinily. Now, to liiing almut thin s,p,
rimity of rank, what i nppat ? 1 1 1 1 y
, jU ni(, n.aln,Hnit lolliio. 1.,' it ,
hl ni,v ? h ,t to nrouml.
.,,,t0 ,-nulinit of exorcises past HirniiL'h in
,), ,1)()ni ? If wo o,av to cnuIi tU
. ...,,,,, ,,sition. wo must sci.,1 l,tn,.,i
jho M 11(van,.0lnnH c.tMviirti,.l by ,,,
, nlillt(..miill, ,,..,. i . t to n to Htmlv : we
, imsl .ui ,f, ,,,ic y- tli t.! ioritv
I o. ,.ll,l,1(.t(,r ull(1 M,pl..,.mim.I.l. 0f edina.
1 lion tneuinlient on person, w hns intcn.
tlou 11 t0,l,lll0X l'i'""lt' to small but
'crosi'iit liumder extant Consider for a
, .i...i : ...
moment, inu tun I'suuiaiioii in which our
i ... i .... i i ... i i i. . i. . i i
county siiiiius in pi cscm. uciioim, lor mi
,,, ,ii, ,.,.i ,.,,, ir
, , , , .( , J
Miperseding our own, and leaving t.s 'far iu
the Utace. .Notw.tlistandmg our Uck
lness, mav wo not bo dismayed at tho
pigmy ctl'oi ts sent forth to arouse nnd in-
' j ' ' .' u;
. , 1 ... , 1 ,.'
"1" .we , "u o bMV '
: Jiioimti-a every .iiiiieuiiy, amt removed
1 every nniiodiinent that
night occur in ',L
-,,- ....,, ..,. . ,,.
. i , , i- . ,
ly progress w Inch we ure so uitous of
. ' ' c
Every ndvoeato of literature should Lo
, . 1 . ,
1 stimulated and nsti ro to some crront. nnil
itetl and aspire to some great nnd
magnanimous exploit; to some iitvincililo
. .1 .1 . -ii 1: 1 .1 . l- .
iruin 1 tat win ieai to me mscovery o a
... , ... . .
magnificent and use til precept: to some-
V .- . ... ,,.,' , .
1 hing that tv 1 add etlulgence to his 11111110
. . 1 . .
and vicnv.ty and aid in perpetuntinc im
' . . 11 o '
ippoiialion aim ciiaraeter to coining gen
erations. And to do this every onercr
and npplied to tlio
study ol wisdom. Wo must not uselessly
spend our time, nor be found in tho com
pany of tlio slothful and prodigality. We
should ever be found laboiing nnd most
profoundly musing upon what is intended
to stir up dignity, improve ninl corrubo
rale the intellentiial power.. This is the
only absolute way to become adept in lm,
man literature and useful in the woild. .
Education forever w ill
Be onward and onward,
It ha now commenced, nnd it still
Will go forward, forward,
While ceaseless ages will,
reading tho Dictionary prior to composing
jit; but we must cnless that our limited
- 1 aciiiaiiital)ce w ith the English hiligliiige,
entirely uisijunhlics us I10111 judging of Us
merits. We Impo, however, they may ap
preciate it better than wo could, niter a
very careful perusal. That it contains
1 ideas we havo 110 doubt, but they me M
(completely cb-cured by tho voluminous
j drapery ..f (to us) iueongi nous words and
jplua .es, .-nine of llieni. apparently coined
1 for tho occasion, in which the w liter Lis
! ,.,,v.,.i,.,i ii.nm . ib.l i.e f,,;i.i,l 1,1 ,i;nr.
lerthem. And now in all kindness and
! charity, and without intending tho flight
est ollenee, we would say to the writer of
this" address lo teachers, unless be wishes
to establish a lingo which will be intelligi
ble only to the craft to which he mhlrcss
es himself, that ho will gain a great deal
more applause from sensible poop-;, if ho
w ill consent to come down to pl.iin Eng
lish when ho has anything to suggest or
discuss in relation to teaching or liny otln'r
useful occupation, than by soaring amid
such cxtrava jant rhapsody.
1 'UK IV L I.AHION I f.i.urt JliMSe in
li'i:.?.'Ujlween eight ninl nine o'clock, on
01'0 ISSUIU2 lrOIll tl.O CUp
tain, nnd masses
I ol s"'oko 1lo;n thocorntco, indicating tlmt
i lu' '""l'"'1 ''ir brfo,-,. it broke out.
U1 lianus, men, women and children wero
i,m the ground on two minutes notice-
I they could ilo nothing to subdue the llanui
s there wore r.either hoiiki, l.t.l.iersor
reouisito on such occasions.
All the public records were saved as iviu
il'?j0 the furniture- from tlio olliees.
thune, progressed very slowly and not til!
about 1 1 o'clock diiftho second floor of
Br.An occurrence has lately transpired
on the Plains which will hnve thoeffectof
emboldening the hostilo Indians to coin
tinue their depredations. A band of A
pnehes stole n number of horses nnd mule
nnd then were pursued by a detachment
of twenty-two mounted rifles from Fort
Bliss. Tho Indinns, two hundred in num
ber, were overtaken, nnd nn engagement
look plnoe, in which the rifles were forced
to retreat, with the loss of three killed and
six wounded. Tlio loss of the Indian '
- ' reported to bo about n dozen. Tho resul
' 0 f tliis engagement shows tho folly of
peeling ono 'white man ta whip tea
nns nl c lvutuutancea.
i IU;vA lilllonrnhnn nitl died, ns Wit" W
'i 1 -i i r, n . o..,....in,i
Itv nk AVI 1 Va 1! r finical nuiN
buWtoth: inclemency of
, poei, in iiionospuui oi me otaieio vi v
o- ln weatuer u wns posiponeu. x
F . . .. ll ' S il.l nk. if
- 1 of water. It is supposedthnt she was in
It . ,i 1 1 " , "? n0LsoJ
that rvoy toil ft-nm hor tliA horrible w