The Lebanon advertiser. (Lebanon, Pa.) 1849-1901, November 11, 1863, Image 2

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    away ; if so—if , there were but this
one man, to thee, I would battle it out
alone, and not leave her an hour in
their hand's.
'1 don't know,' I said carelessly,
Whether your son is at home; if so,
would he direct me, by and by, to
Leek ford, and carry my bag and bas
ket ?'
(Yes, he can go,' was the reply.
That course, then, was hopeless,
and 1 must try the other way. Slow.
ly I sauntered along the wood path,
pausing from.time to time to look
with seeming interest at the trees
and shrubs around Mo and back at
the old house, and still that man
stood in the doorway looking after
me. At last I turned my head, and
ho was gone; but while within sight
of those windows, I dared not quick.
en pace. A few steps more, and I.
was close to the gate; I leaned upon
it for 11: minute, then unlatched it and
passed through. All was still and
quiet in the early morning light, save
a rabbit bounding across the path,
and the rooks cawing overhead, I
went on a little way, then stopped,
and once again looked back. The
old house was hidden now, and noliu
man figure was in . sight. Another
glance, and then away like the wind
through fields and woods,- and over
the cogimon where the low red house
stood in solitude. On I went, into
the first plantation, through more
fields and then , clamberinol, fence,
near. at house,my boy
guide had said, belonged to Mr. 'Ar
cher, and had said too, that be was a
-magistrate. Little as I had noticed
his words at the time, all—the name,
the place—come fresh to my mind
in my night-watch, and I was going
there to ask his aid. On, on; and
now my laboring breath was failing,
and my feet seemed fastened to the
ground ; but still I struggled forward,
and at last, thank heaven for it, I had
gained the door. A gentleman was
riding from it. I stopped before him,
panted out Mr. Archer, and then ev•
erything reeled before me, and I
staggered against a pillar. With- my
dizzy eyes I saw Mr. Archer—for he
it was—turn his horse and dismount;
but he had stood before me some min
utes asking my name and errand be
fore I could entreat a moment's speech
alone with him. He looked surpris
ed ; then led
.the way indoors to a
small study. In a few hurried words
I told,hirn all ; but as I went on, I
saw the wonder in his face turning
to disbelief, and the kind, thoughtful
oyes, involuntarily now at my disor
dered dress, now at my flushed and
agitated face. He thought me mad.
With a great effort I composed my
self, steadied my voice, and said
'You "think this a wild story, but I
swears solemnly that every word is
true, and I call on you as a' magis.
trate to give me help.'
He was silent for a moment; then
he replied, 'As a magistrate and a
man I should be bound to help, if this
were so ; but pardon me, it does seem
a wild story, and 1 should hardly
like, without strong proof to enter a
man's house with such a charge.'
I laid my band upon his shoulder:
'Listen,' I said ; can give you this
proof only, that on the truth of what
I may say hangs my own character.
'lf you go with me, and find it false,
you have only been deluded by a mad
man or a rogue; if you refuse to go
after my words her blood and mine be
upon your head, for I, at any rate
shall instantly return there.' He hesi
tated, then said : 'You speak strong
ly and, at least, as you say my going
can do little harm, I am ready.'
I stopped him again. 'Not alone.
Let some of your servants go with us.
Not for my own sake,' I added, as a
half smile curled his lip, only ask
one man's aid, but I would not draw
you into danger, and they are both
strong men, and may have to be se
'And if not!' he said.
'lf not, you have been deluded,' I re
'Very well, so be it,' he answered.
_Hall an hour later, Mr. Archer and
myself, with two servants, stood be
fore the door of Brocklehurst Grange.
All seemed as undisturbed and quiet
as when I left it, hardly .more than an
hour ago. Was it as peaceful with
in ? Were they still going about their
daily work, expecting my return,
while the solitary prisoner up stairs
waited and Waited - and watched for
me in stispense that.would be ended
now? I rang, but no one came at
first to answer the summons. A ter
ror seized inc. Could they have mur
dered her and fled, leaving the house
deserted ? There had surely not been
time for that. No; there were steps
sounding on the floor, and the rattle
of the door-chain as it fella A mo
ment more, and I should know. The
key turned and the door was opened
wide at this time by old Pearce alone,
quietly regarding us with the old sul
len look and e no more. They had
guessed nothing, yet, and now it mat.
tend little that the three men by my
side must show him - all.
have had a tang walk, sir,' he
said; 'and what may this gentleman
want ?' As Mr. Archer stepped for.
1 looked him full in the face. 'He
has come to take Ann Forrest from
this house.'
At that name, I thought to see him
turn pale or spring upon rue, but no
feature altered—no change came over
the dogged face. Then all at once
my heart misgave me. " Mr. , Archer
looked embarrassed.
would not willingly,' he said, In
trude upon you, or suspect you of the
horrible crime with which this gentle.
man has charged you; but be is so
positive, that if you can, you ought,
for your own sake, to clear yourself'
Pearce looked at him unmoved. "You
are Mr. Archer of Holme Green, I think.
Why you are here, and what this man
,means, perhaps you can tell, for I cannot."
'This is what I mean," I said, Ann For
rest, whose master you murdered two
years ago, is now secretly detained in
this house, lest she should accuse you as
the murderer. She is in the room which•
you call a lumber-room, and I am going
there now."
„ you are welcome to go there or any
where, all =of you, though I know no
right you have to search this house. It
signifies little to me what you do, and
this is all of a piece with your conduct
this morning .;" and turning on his heel
he went back to the kitchen.
My companions exchanged looks, and
I saw that the old vi!lian's cunning words
had strengthened their suspicions of me.
That strange, that horrible composure,
what could it mean 7 With a sick heart,
I led the way up staias to the locked
door where I had stood the night before ;
it was locked now, and above it hung the
key. Could I have mistaken the place I
No, there was the narrow passage just
before me, the winding staircase above
and below. I snatched down the key,
unlocked. the door, and entered a desolate
room half filled with boxes and old furni.
tore ;• beyond it was another room quite
empty, with no sign of human habitation.
This, then, was what the old man's calm
ness meant ; yet I searched, searched,
searched disparingly on every side, in
every nook and corner, Mr. Archer look
ing on silently the while. All in vain !
she was gone, and not . a trace of her left.
I went into the other rooms ; I left no
spot unvisited ; I groaned aloud in my
bitter remorse for having left her to her
fate. What had her fate been I That
was the thought that lay heavy at my
heart, as we went at last to the kitchen.
As we were about to enter it Mr. Archer
drew the aside.
"You remember," he said, "your own
words when you brought me here. I
have been patient; I have given
. you
p-r.rcury"swae-ariayrkircwrr," - IL 4" CV err - as
the men you have wronged, you must
confess openly either to a cruel slander,
"An insane fancy," I said, finishing
the sentence. "Not yet. There are gar
dens and out-houses ; I must search
them. They may even have carried her
"How could they, in broad daylight?
You here till an hour ago, and no cart or
horse about the place—that at least is im
possible, Besides the man is here.
I said nothing in reply. What could I
say 1 The old man was still alone, and
sitting by the fire as we passed through
the kitchen to the back door. He. raised
his head, and pointing to a basket on the
table, said : "My wife got these ready
before she went to market. I don't ask
if you have found anything up stairs, be
cause there was nothing to find ; but I
hope you are satisfied,"
I was silent ; but Mr. Archer paused to
say a few words before following me out
upon my fruitless quest. Everywhere, in
lofts and sheds, summer-houses and sta
ble, round the gardens and yards—on all
sides 1 hunted, and hunted in vain. The
fowls in the chicken-yard, the old dog in
his kennel, were the only living beings
that met my eyes ; and turning to Mr.
Archer, I said at last, "I give it up."
"And withdraw your accusations?" he
"It is useless pressing them: I answer
ed bitterly ; "but how can I disbelieve
my own senses 1"
"Even our senses may deceive us," he
said quietly.
I knew what he meant very well. His
first step, when he returned again to the
kitchen, was to go to old Pearce and
apologize gravely and formally for the
disturbance he had caused. His next
was to turn to me, saying : "There can
be no further reason for my remaining; I
will wish you good morning, hoping
that your painful impressions may wear
His words came in strangely with the
thought in my own mind. Was it after
all, a dream, a delusion of my own, created
by the lad's story and the' desolate house!
Had that midnight visit existed in my
own fancy alone 1. Was Mr. Archer
right, and was I going mad With that
terrible idea now first striking me, I
stood silent until Mr. Archer repeated his
farewell. Then I roused myself. "Good
bye," I said. "After all you may be
right, and I wrong—" Stop l" And my
voice in a new tone echoed through the
room. .1 was standing by the window,
and close to my right hand was a com
mon kitchen cupboard, and at that...very
instant I had heard a moan come from it
had f not been so near, and I could
hardly hear it now ; but I turned and
laid my hand upon the key, and as 1 did
so, the old man with an oath sprang up
and rushed upon me. There was a con
fused struggle, a loud outcry, and he was
on the ground, and I was wrenching
open the door. It yielded to my strength,
and there, upon the floor of that narrow
closet, bound hand and foot, and gagged,
lay the poor woman for whom I had
been seeking, powerless to move or cry
out, though with help so near, and only
able, by her desperate efforts, to utter
that one faint moan which had just reached
my ears. We lifted her up and unbound
her, but she spoke no word, only her
Wild eyes roamed incessantly about, and
she clung to me with a grasp that seemed
as though it never would unloose. Mr.
Archer and myself led her away, leaving
the two men to bring old Pearce after
wards, for he made*no resistance, and
only glared savagely round upon us all.
It was many hours before Ann Forrest
could speak of what had happened to her,
but that afternoon in. Mr..Areher's study,
her hand still clasping mine, she told her
dreadful tale—how in old time 'she. had
known Pearces well, and once had even
helped to nurse the woman; how they
had asked her carelessly one day about
her master's money-box, and she had
told them, not thinking any harm, and
had never dreamed of any harm until the
cruel deed was done. That evening she
had been busy in the house till after
nightfall, and then went down the garden
to call her master in to supper; but as
she neared the spot where he was want
to sit, she saw two figures bending over
something on the ground, and as she
stood to watch, saw, too, that it was her
master who lay there, and running for
ward with a cry in sudden horror, had
fallen the next moment, stunned by a
blow upon the head. She knew no
more until she woke to find herselfin the
lonely room at Brocklehurst, and learned
that they had brought her to ward suspi
cion from themselves: that her life had for
the time been spared, because the woman,
bearing grateful memory of that ofd kind
nursing, had vowed to tell all if they
harmed her, and might have kept her
vow ; and so for all those terrible months
one weak woman alone had stood be
tween her and a terrible death. Of the
end .of that suspense, of the •morning
when the old man, coming up alone, had
found the key, despite the frantic efforts" :
she had made, still. in the lock, and guess-
ing the secret from that and from her , ter
ror, had bound and hidden her from her
approaching deliverers, and arranging all
things in her prison, had sent his wife
and son away, and stayed himself on
guard—of all this she could not even
now speak without convulsive shudders,
and we did not press her. .
My story is well nigh told. The
father and son suffered for their crimes,
acid the woman was mercifully delt with
We did not take Brocklehurst Grange,
for we. could not bear that our innocent
children should live in scenes darkened
by such deeds; but we did'ga elsewhere.
Years afterwards, there might be seen
moving about our house a pale, tall wo
man, darkly dressed, gentle in manneer,
and very quiet. To her my wife turned
for sympathy in every trouble ; in her
arms the children loved to lie when sick
or sorrowful. From her-I had the most
faithful and devoted service; and she
died at last, holding my hand, *liking
me with her eyes, even when her voice
was silenced forever. Her name was
Ann Forrest.
ftbautot gillVtrtistr.
' • .
• -
/~~+^'m+ TlA "Do not misiindersiand silo on this sub
, ject. Men haie the most unlimited right
to condemn, and if you please, rail at the
,Ifatitnal Administration, and object to the manner in
which it conducts public affairs, but not to decry the
government under which we live, or express hopes or
wishes for a dissolution ofthe 'Union, the destruction or
defeat of our armies, the success of the rebels or of the
rebellion. C c a * The Aentinistration
he may entirely condemn ; the Government he is
bound to support. Parties will always exist in every
free country, and whether men will sustain or oppose
a particular administration. is one in which there
should ever be the mest perfect freedom of opinion, hilt
no mao or set of men has any right, natural or politi
mil, to overturn the government itself. De is bound
to support and sustain it. let who will administer its
offs hB, until the ruler can be changedunder the pro•
visions of the Constitution. There certainly can be no
difficulty with persons of ordinary intelligence draw
ing the distinction between sustaining the govern
ment itself, and sustaining or opposing those who
temporarily administer its affairs. The
tatter is a question of
: party, the form- ,x„ ,
er o f patriotism."
Our abolition "Union" friends
must not forget that it is less than
two months until the fifth of Janua
ry, when the next draft is to take
place. We have net yet heard of
.any of them volunteering to make
Up the quota of Lebanon county, but
they are no doubt settling up their
business affairs for that purpose.—
They should be quick to announce
their intentions and relieVe the sus
pense of the public. In Lancaster
county ,ono man volunteered last
week, and it is.also reported that an
other patriotically done the same'
thing in one of the Now' England
States. Wlitse name shall be first on
the "roll of glory" from Lebanon
county? Tarn-out Ye blowersl" -n ow
is your-chanee to make good your
boasts of fighting until thz" last rebel
expires. As a further inducement
for our abolition friends to volunteer ;
we may state that the quota ofPenn
sylvania, under the present call of
300,000 men, 'has been set - down at
38,263 : if this quota . is not filled by
volunteering, all deficiencies on for.
mer requisitions will be.arafted, viz :-
Do.ficit prior to the draft of 1863. 10,071
Defteit on late draft 36,754
Quota under the new call . 38,268
Total .91,093
It will thus bp seen that only two
fifths of the number required by a
draft will be required in volunteer.
[The item of 16,071,, made` up of men
drafted in 1862 and never' reported
for duty. The draft at that time
was made for the entire nimber of
men then duo under all requisitions
to. that date; but many deserted or
never reported. •
The item of 36,754 is the deficien
cy on the draft now in progress, and
that will be materially reduced by the
time the draft is completed. When
the quota of men due on the current
draft was fixed, on the 17th of Octo
ber, but few counties had drafted men
into service, and in a large number of
counties the draft had not been made
at all. This deficit will probably be
reduced to about tenor fifteen thou
We say to the "last man and the
last dollar" crowd, volunteer I. volun
teen I!
The loyalty and intelligence should
make it a particular point to see that
no draft is allowed to take place on
the filth of January next, but that
our quota be made up by volunteer.
ing, for the reason that only the
"loyal," acArding to their assertions,
volunteer; while in a draft probably
two thirds would be "secessionists,
traitors, sympathizers, copperhead,"
and all that kind of persons, classes
in the opinion of many but illy'qual
ified to fight fdr Old. Abe ! We say
let the army be a truly '"loyal" one.
(Kr It is stated that the workmen
who have Crawford's Statue ofAmer
' lean Liberty in charge expect to
place it in its position on the dome of
the Capitol by the first of December.
The s caffolding which they have
raised to facilitate their efforts is now
seventy five feet higher than the
dome, and, as the men walk to and
fro upon the beams, they look more
like mice than human bipeds. For
the work they are 'no`w performing,
the workmen are to receive double
.their usual pay; and surely no one
will object to the emolument, when
the dange,r is consiiiired..
The draft is unpopulai enough as
it is, but it is certainly to,be regretted
that the draft officers sliould be par
ties to assist in entirely 'llamning
when their duty is to ujhold it and
make it friends. We are, informed
reliably, that some of thbse interest
ed in it in district Aro trying to
make money out of it by advising
parties that are drafted to deposit in
Bank to their credit '350 .!isrliich
would have Mein exempted' for4bree
years, whereas, the payment of $3OO
would'exempt them only from the
present draft, and that, they would be
liable again to the draft of next sth
of January. We are promised the
evinence in this , matter, and if it, is
true—Loox our I These men are no
"CorPEunE.Ans" who are thus dealing I
in poor men's woes and making snipe
penny out of thorn, but they are "pa.,
triotic, loyal; christian,' and every
thing else that is called good in the•
present era of rascality and sin. The
devil will have a rich harvest before
long of these mercenaries, and also of
those who are screening them through
newspapers and word of mouth by
the stop thief cry of "Copperheads I"
It is a pretty good to judge
"Copperheads ! Copperheads I !" that
a more than usual stupendous piece
of villainny has been, or is being,
committed, and that Tom, Dick and
Ilarry are striving to cover up the
tracks. Democrats are "et, spared .
for holding to the faith 'that is in
them, although they ask nothing but
what is guaranteed to them
,by the
laws and institutions of their country,
but the vilest abuse and foulest mis
representations aro_ showered upon
them because they will not join the
most- rascally party the sun ever
shone upon. We have determined
to give eye for eye, tooth for tooth,
and hence will expose their rascality
in this world,—if they do any good it
maybe recorded for them in the
world to come, as we shall bare, our
hands full in attending to our select.
ed department.
ter Since writing the ..above we
perceive that the administration has
thought proper to explain itself on
the subject, and Which explanation
we trust will put an effectual stop to
all sharp practices , in this branch of
the draft business. Provost Marshal
General Fry, In a dispatch to the Pro
vost Marshall General of New York,
dated Washington, November Ist,
. ,
"The -President has ordered that every eitizen
who has paid the $3OO citunnutatien shall receive
the same credit therefor as ithe! had furnished a
substitute, and is exonerated kap military ser
vice for the time for wfich he *was drafted, to
wit, fur three years."
• tal,. Our neighbor..ofike Lebanon
"Demokrat," must tiaie - read exten
sively accounts of pirates and their
manner of doing business..Tlie school
must have been" ai useful end
ant ono to him, as'be so faithfully
and clearly folio* the CXEtinple
taught by them. His black _craft
sails under false colors, floating a flag
inscribed "Demokrat," while its car
go is specified on the invoice as ' , Yen
tral," but is made up of the .most in
cendiary and ,warlike-material that
can. be found in belligerent porta.
Its flag has deceived many a one, but
it is beginning to be understood and
known. Its cargo is also appreci.
ated as it - deserves. Fearful of this
it - has taken afresh to deceiving its
passengers by extra -profeSsions: of
"Neutrality." But those who rei'uom.
bet; how, about two sears .ago t it'
was in equal danger of exposure
and, loudly proclaimed that "party
should no longer govern it;" will now
place little reliance in its profeSsions.
The "Lebanon Demokrat" is one of
the most ultra Abolition sheets pub
lished in this State, -and its false ti
tle and probssions of "no party"- are
insidiously intended deceive and
mislead the people..'We: warn the
Democrats of Lebanon county, many
of whom have been 'deceived by it,
not to trust its professions. If they
do they will be deceived:: in the fu
ture as they have been ; the past.—
Its true flag is the black-flag and jts
cargo is abolitionism.
Kr• Tames L. Reynolds, 'of Lancas
ter has been' appointed Quarterrnas
terZeneral of Pennsylvania, in place
of R. C. Hale, deceased..
• CO - The latest news we have from
Charlestown and our forces in that
vicinity are to the effect that 'a furl
ous bombardment. of Fort Sumter
has again been in progress, but so far
without any successful result. On
Saturday a report prevailed that Sum
ter had surrendered but it proved to
be untrue. The rebels; are still in
Stanton's Shameful Boast.—"l elect
ed Governor Curtin," Mr. Stanton re
plied, "for I sent him 15,000 more
votes than he had majority." This
was said vauntingly, aloud, in the
presence of a crowd, one of whom
repeated it to us.—Argus
We name the date, the place, and
the parties to the conversation.
Stanton's shameful boast was made
on Wednesday of last 'week, in the
War Office at Washington, in reply
to Mr. Covode, M. C., of Pennsylva
pia, and in the presence 'ol= large
number...-Albany Area:
That the State of Penni,Ylvania
was carried by fraud at the recent e
lection, no one can doubt, who can•
didly examines the returns, and com
pares them with the votes given at
previous elections. The figures to
prove it, are thus clearly summed up
by a correspondent of. The Age:
The number of votes east in the fall of
1860, for Governor, were
Add to this number ten pof cent for nat
ural increase, ac.,
' ' Total: , • -, 541,866
Pennsylvania baysent tit the field about
232,000 volunteers, se.; of this num
her,,,wozsuppose, at least one half have
been killed, wounded in hospitals,
and in the army, to., which is deduct
ed from the vote, 116,000
The vote of 1863 should net exceed 425,866
Of th,ts, number the Democratic party
I, lo ' polled lor'Judge Woodward, 254,171
Leaving the- [whist Abolition vote of
1803 171,695
Instead of, which they pretend to have
'-polled 269,495
Excess of fraudulent votes;
If tliese figures . are correct, they
show that, had 'a fair vote been given,
the State of 'Pennsylvania would have
been carried by the Democrats by a
majority exceeding 82,000.
FOUND DEAD.—The body of an un
known man was found in the Swata
ra Creek, about.half a mile from Tre.
mon t; on Monday last. When found,
his knees were in the water, his bf •y
stretched forward. It-is impciegi e
to conjecture, with any degree of cer
tainty, the manner of his death—lt is
evident from his posture and other
indica:ions of physical exertion, that
he had
-made strenuous efforts to get
upon the bank upon which his body
rested. Several articles were found
upon his person, but nothing to give
any clue to his name or residence.._.
To aid in ascertaining either we sub
join the following list of articles fOund
in his pockets : a comb, eartherii pipe
with reed stem, pouch of tobacco, 10
et., Postage currency note, 5 et. do.,
3 et. "script" payahle by IL J. Smith,
Lebanon, and two cotton handker
chiefs. A red painted cane with iron
socket was found some distance from
him: The man wore a blue-black
cloth truck coat, higb.crowned hat,
(black), woolen round about, coarse
cassinet pantaloons, black silk ker
chief and cheek shirt. Ile was rath
er muscular, weighing probably 170
pounds, and was apparently between
fifty and sixty years of age. A sup
position exists - that lie was a resident
of Lebanon. An inquest was held on
the body by Isaac P. Bechtel, Depu
ty Coroner, and a virdict of "death
from causes unknown" rendered.--
Pottsville Standard.
ie. The election ' in New York
state resulted in favor of the a.duainis_
tration by About 20,000 majority.--
New. York city was carried by the,
Democrats by almost 20,000 majority.
New Jersey also remained true to the
Constitution and Union - by casting
her vote for the 'Democrats. •
George Crawford, who is living on
,a small farm some,miles below Chest
nut Level, left, his borne on last Wed
ncsday morning for, the purpose of
attending market in this
,eity. A
short time after he had left his house
a party of three or more men visit
ed the house, and after arousing Mrs.
Crawford demanded admittance, and
:deo asked for ten dollars and some
victuals.—Mrs. C. ordered them away
to which they replied by attempting
to force an entrance, when she took
a double barrel pistol from a bureau
and fired both charges through the
door. She alleges that immediately
after slid had &red, she heard one of
the men exclaim, "Oh Lord, I'm shbt "
From. the sounds she heard Mrs. C
supposed that the . wounded man was
carried off by his comrades, as she
avers she distinctly hoard a voiceex•
claim a short distance from the house
"Pm dying." About half an hour af
terwards two men again appeared be
fore the house and demanded admit
tance.—Mrs. C had in the meantime
reloaded the pistol, but unfortunately
overcharged it; and in replx to the
second demand for instant ad
mittance attempted to fire. it off,
when one of the barrels bursted.—
An attempt was then made to burst
open one of the windows, and as a
man was about crawling in through
the opening, the courageous woman
seized an ;40 and struck at him
causing him to beat a hasty retreat.
The men after a short consultation
retired and did riot renew the at,-
The affair, as might bo expected,
caused considerable excitement a
mong the neighbors, but upon the
return of Mr. .Crawford he treated
the matter indifferently, and it was
finally regarded as a trick gotten up
by thoughtless young men . to fright.
di, a lonely woman.
We have since learned, however,
that several subsequent circumstan
ces have transpired, that give the
transaction a still more mysterious
turn. On Friday last several dogs
were seen acting in a strange man.
ner near a small thicket in the neigh
borhood of the Crawford's residence,
and upon examining the thicket blood
and brains were- found spattered a.
bout, which a physician has pro.
nonnced as having belonged to a hu
man .being. This naturally enough
renewed the excitement, and a gen.
eral search was made by the people
of that vicinity, but up to the present
time nothing has been discovered to
unravel this strange mystery.—Lan.
caster Inquirer.
Mr. Jonathan Geesaman has bought
the "Birch Woods," in North Lebanon,
belongincr ° to the estate of Wm Lehman,
deceased, containing 4 3-4 acres; also
nine lots fronting'on Maple and Locust
streets, in North Lebanon, for the whole
of which he pays $2,600.
Mr. C. 0. Melly has sold 8 acres and
101 perches, near Sherksville, in Bethel
township,, to Edward Wolf, for 91.50 per
acre. Also, 33 4 acres to Jonathan
Geesaman, in Sherksville, for $145.00
per acre. - •- -
Jonathan-Eressaman and C. 0
Melly bought at Sheriff's Sale, on Friday
last, the double brick house and lot of
ground, belonging to Abraham Bleistine,
jr., in North Lebanon, for $1,050.
Mr. David M. Rank bought a lot of
ground and brick house, in Jonestown,
late the estate of Dr Schoenfelder, deceas
ed, for $l6OO.
Mr. Jos. R. Henry has sold his house
and lot in Annville, to Rev. John Stamn,
for $1,700.
General Meade hag sent his sick and
wounded men to Washington, and will
soon make another forward movement.
The Rebels hol& the line of the Rappa
hannock River from Sulphur Springs to
Falmouth. Our cavalry forces have been
thrown forward, and we may. expect .to
hear of stirring events in a few days.
.Dictator.—The President has caus
ed an'rorder to be read to the Army,
thAatening the soldiers with the
severest - piihiSh erica - for speaking
disrespectful of him.—When the
great Omar declared himself Dicta
,ith Rome, he did not,take such
precaution as this. •`.- • •
The Ticket Office of the Lehigh Val
ley Railroad, and the store of Keck &
Saeger, at AllentoWn, were robbed of
about $4,000-in money, and<a •uumber
of checks and valuable papera, on Fri
day last at noon, while the clerk's in
charge of the places were at dinner.
The thief was arrested the same eve
ning at Bethlehem, and, on being
.11 I.l‘,.+—low... 4 rnoney and_
papers were found on •his person and
in his carpet bag. made a lull
confession of the robbery,and gave his
name as Edward Brown - , and Berks
county as his re.S . idenee. We learn
that he is an old offender, and that
his real home is Baltimore, but that
he has been occasionally about Read.
ing during the last few, years. He is
now in -prison at Allentown.
Grocery Store.
HEAS just opened a NW GROCERY STORE, in his
Building in Cumberland Street; one door West o.
Market street, where he is prepared to supply the pub
lie with
FS alh GROCERIES, of the be quality, such as SU
OARS. sifted, crushed. white and brown, COFFEE,
green awl roasted; MOLASSES; TEAS, Imperial,
Young Hyson and Black ; CORN STARCH ; Farina ;
DIIIRD B EEF ; Chocolate. COCO, he., de,
ALSO, a large week of iIIIUSLIES and BROOMS, of
every variety ; also, BASKETS—Market , Traveling and
lie is also prepared to supply Lis old customers with
every variety of LDATilkilt 'and MOE FINDINGS,
which may be found in his Basement, on Market street.
vg.. Ile solicits a liberal share o." patrouage.
Lebanon, August 12, '63. .
/11118 subscriber respectfully informs the public that
1 he has entirely rebuilt the Mill on the little Swa
tara, formerly known as "Straw's" and later as "Wen
gert's," about one-fourth of a mile from Jonestown
Lebanon county, Fa.; that he has it now in complete
running order, and is prepared to furnish customers
regularly with a very superior article of
11E"1111—•441111$111L.3311011& si ,
as cheap as it can be obtained from any other source.
Ire keeps also on hand and for sale at the lowest cash
prices MOP, BRAN, SIIORTS, &e. Ile is also pre
pared to do all kinds of Commas' Woax, for Farmers
and others, at the very shortest possible notice and in
rites all to give him a trial. The machinery of the
'Millis entirely new and of the latest and most im
proved kind. By strict attention toluesinese and fair
dealing he hopes to merit a share of public patronage.
bought, for which tine highest Lebanon Market prices
will be paid. FRANKLIN WALTER..
May 7, 1862.
A . RICIIEY, Merchant- respectfully en
!minces to the citizens of Lebanon and vicinity
that he has just returned from the city with a fine as
sortment of
all of which he will sell or make op to order at
;rites to suit the times, at his No. 1 Tailoring Estab
lishment in Keiw's New Block, 4 doors South of the
Buck Hotel, South Walnut street.
Alt work entrusted to his care, will be manufactur
ed Ina Workmanlike meaner as to fasillon and dura-
Goods purchased elsewhere will be cheerfully made
up to order on the usual moderate tarots.
Having had years of experience in the Tailoring and
Dry•Gootts business, and being Inclined to turn to the
Advantage of his customers ' all the advantages.result
ing from said acquirements, ho feels satisfied that it
will be responded to by a very liberal eltare of the pub
lic patronage.
Friends colt once to please me after that please your
New Boot and Shoe Storel
THE undersitued announce to the public that they
have removed their New Boot and Shoe Store to
Cumberland Street, Lebanon, in John Orsoff's
one door west of the Confectionery Store, where they
intend keeping constantly on hang a general as. ,
AllitEgsortment of Ladies, Gentlemen, Mimics, Boys and
Boots, Shoes, Gaiters, &e., &c.,
all of which. will be made up in style and quality no
to be surpassed by any other workmen in the country.
No etTort shall be spared to please and satisfy all who
may favor them with their orders, and 'their charges
will be as reasonable as possible, compatible with a fair
They also keep a large stock of
which is wan - anted to be as represented.
The public are invited to call and examine theirstock
previous to purchasing.
Repairing done on short notice and at reasonable
Lehrman, March 19, 1862. •
Dark Blue,
Light Bine,
French flue,
Mewl Brown,
Bork Brown,
Light Brown,
Snuff Brown,
Dark Drab,
Light Drab,
Dark Green,
Light Green,
For dying Silk, :ands, ShawLi,
Scarfs, Dresses.
thcrs. Kid Gloves, Children's clothing, and all kinds of
{tearing apparel. ,
pis- A Sliming of - SO Pef - Viint: -
For twenty-five cents you can. color as many
goods as would otherwise cost five times that cam.—
The process is simple, and any one can use the Dye
with perfect coerces.
Directions in English, French and German, Inside of
each package.
For Further, inform•ition in Dyeing, and giving a
perfect knowledge what eaters are best adapted to dye
over others, (with many valuable recipes,) purchase
Howe & Stephens' Treatise on Dyeing and Coloring.—
Sent by mail on receipt of price —lO cents.
Manufactured by • BOWE & STETWIS.
• ' 200 BROADWAY, BostOn.
For sale by Druggists and Dealers generally.
[Oct. 28,1853.--Sm.]
Stray Heife r.
riAmE to the premises of thesubscriber, in London
loderry township, Lebanon. County, near the Cole
brook Furnaces, some time since, a BRIN
DLE HEIFER about 1% years old. -
The owner is.roluested to Optile forward`
prove prove property,•pay expensee. and take it "
'away, or it will be sold. accord ingg Grsly.
• - •
... . , ,
Nov. it, 1853,-4*
.111 Ta genic+
Royal Purple,
Lime Stone Farm,
on Saturday, NOVEMBER 21, 1863.
WEE undersigned will sell at Public Sale, at the
Public Souse of Jacob W. Adam. filarper•a) that
VALUABLE PLANTATION [formerly Jacob liar
per's.] situate In Fast Hanover township, - Lebanon
county, near Harper's, on the road leading from Har
risburg to Jonestown, containing about 82 ACE ES.—
The improvements consist of a large
; ; two story ROUST! CAST IlltlSE, a
I large SWITZER BARN„Wligon Shed
5 and - Corn•Crib; and other outbaild
-', ings. A fine orchard of choke fruit
Pump tthe h owe and runn tig Wa
ter at the barn. The land is in a high state of cranks.
lion. [except 18 acres of which is HEAVY UMBEL]
unser good fences, and running water in every Reid.
Store, Bill, Blacksmith Shop and Schools near the
premises. • .
Sale to commence at 1 o'clock, P. X; on said gay',
when terms will be made known by
Nov. 4, '53 . .
Orphans , Court Sale.;
I'MASI:PANT to an order of the' Orliflebs c Court of
' Lebanoncomity, will be exposed to soltrbylpublic
vendne or out erg, on
Saturday, NOVEMBRR 28,184
at 1 o'clock in the afternoon of that day, a certain meet
anago or
• Tract of .Lanif t
latethe Estate of George Phillippif, dise ; tf.„; eghtith •
Freida'. berg township, Lebanon county' ebriffle
from Shaeffersfown, on the road leading' Id dlitef
Mountain, adjoining lands of F. Hoffman ,Jacrettiasrlie
and others, containing
7 Acres and 71._ Perches,
. or lass. The improvements are a two story I..''
tDWELLING HOUSE; : weather _ bearded.,. SWeitser Barn, Walton Shed, and otheinecos-
M nark imProvements. Eir:re ds it well milk
11 pump and running Water, and all kinda at the
very hest of fruit on the', premises. Sale will be held
at the public house (if Michael i 6,, gsath. 14 shaeffbra.
;own, when Terms will be made ltnnwn by
• Administrator.
AN 118211 ( UMW, Clerk of Orphans' Court.
Dior. 4, W.]
. .
Public Sale
Of a FARM and Old Tavern
Stand near the Big Dams.
"UT ILL be sold at ' Nadia Sale, on TUESDA the-
V V Um day of NOrEVIAER,I Y; 863. on the prends'aig,
in Union Township; Lebanon Co: Pa., a FARM, con
taining about
75 ACRES of which are under good qpitivation, theta ,
main der being-WOOBLAND, with , good .Cliestnnt and
other thither • the Felines are good, being mostly Post
end Raft. The Diiihlings'are a large substantial -- Log
EAWenthesboarded DWELLING HOUSE.
calculated equally as well fors STORE
I . I as for a TAVERN ST AND, a large log
BARN ; good Frame flay Abed; ts
Granary, and Corn CribittaChed ;Pig
Sty, Ac., a Well with Pump near the door, and two
streamsof pore Spring . Water running through the
Farm, one quite cmirement to Barn, it also base very
good °BOGARD.
* The HOUSE is pleasantly situated at the jaw
tion of the Old Road leading from the Ilarrisburg k
Pinegrove Road to Bausch OapEottl .Works; and-M e chine Shop of the Schuylkill & - Snsqnehattruiltailroad
Company, distant about 2 Miles from the latter
place, and 4 miles from the Union Forge, bounded by
lauds of the Un lon Forge Company - on the South, and
lands of the SchuYikill 4k Susquehanna IL B. Co, .on
the North, on East by lands of James Laing, on the
West by lands of Mary Rehney.
its.. Sale to commence at 1 o'clock, P. M., on said
due; when conditions of tale, which will be made
easy, will be made known by the undersigned, resid
ing on the preinises
Union, twp., N0T.4,18684
Yocum's Farm.
fIPHE subscriber offers at Prirate Side ii nue farm
lin North Lebanon Township, Lebanon comity,
miles east from Lebanon, a•-d I mile north of the Barks
and Dauphin Turnpike, containing
82f ACRES,
of good yarn:ilea Land, sem, of which, is Limestone.
adjoining lands of Gyros Eckert, Peter Boyer, John
Wolf, Jacob Arnold, and Others. The 'improvements
• • are a- two story brick 'DWELLING
-'-'•••• ROUSE. with Basement, SIVNITTER
• ^I.BARN , 36 by 60 feet, Tenant House,
• Orchard, with almost al/ kinds of
fruit, Well with pump at the house,
and a= other at the Barn, both never failing, Fences are
in good Order, and the fields are convenient 8 aerea
.of WOODLAND, four of which are' CGESTNITE
SPROUTS. Two Springs are on this farm.
Good title and possession will be given on the Ist
day of April,lB64.
Toy further information apply to the subscriber on
the premises. LEVI TOCUAL.
October 28,1563.
Estate of Wm. Baer, deed.
WILL be sold at public sale at the late residence of
Win. Baer,dec'd-, in Shaefferstown, Lebanon coutf;
ty, on . •
Saturday, November 14, 1863, -
the following personal property, viz :-
2 COWS,I Sleigh, Wheelbarrow, BAY by
the Ton, Second Crop - by the Ton, WHEAT '"" 'T i n
in the Straw, New CORN, Beds and Bed- - I
steads, Tables, Chairs. Stove, and a varie-
ty of House and Kitchen Furniture, too numerMas to
At the same time end place wilt be sold the following
Real - Estate
Town - Lot of,iIROUND. centrally located
• , in Bhaefferstown,Lebanon county, hay.
g erected thereon a substantial two
a ' , story' Roane DWELLING- HOUBIiS
4,", - • 5 , ;new EARN, andother . outbuiliiiags, „
adjoining propOrty of Peter Earner:
matt and Henry Garnett,
No. 2 LOT OF GROUND, containing,3 Acres and
32 perches, situate about 3,ia mile frotti Shaafferstewn,
on the road leading from said place to Lebanon,'lnd
cluing lands of Peter Brubaker and Philip Albright..
No. 3.—A LOT OF GROUND. containing •I'Acrerand
143 perches; about 1.4 a m le from ShaellerstoWn; ad
joining lands of Edward K.Seiheit, Yohn Landis — and it
No. 4 —A LOT OR GROUND, containing 1 Acre wt.
117 perches, about 3 a mile from SbaefferetoWn, ads
joining lands of Jo en IL Retrich and John Lindia . •
Sale to commence at 12 o'clock, Af.,'"wben ternisirilt
be made known by
_. Executor of tbe Estet.3 of Win. Baer. decd. ShaCirtrotowu, Oct. 28 , 1663.
/- OF
Borough Property
antE subscriber offers for sale the LOT of. onotrA • k„
J., on Onniberland street. Lebanon, I Square Elul of
the Court llouse.SS feet front by leSdeep,
adjoining property of Dr. Samuel Behm,
dec'd., on the East and nta. E. Shindel ••11•
on the West. The improvements are a I: •
two story weather boarded DW'ELLEIO
IllalkSß and other improtements.
For farther informational:id terms apply to-
=OEM Bucli.
Lebanon, Oct. 28,1883. .
Borough. Property
WILL be sold at PUBLIC SALE, on
at t h e SATURDAY, the 14th da o November .186 a,
Public Rouse of Jamul Ma y
nt f
a, in the Bon:meted'
Lebanon, the following REAL ESTATE.,
No. 1, A wr OR PIECE OF GROUND. in Lehanod,
f - ontiog on Cumberland street...—. feet. and runtifilg
bat* to Jail Alley 193 feet, and bounded on the East
by Pheasant Alley, and on , the West by
lot of Mrh:McCaully. The"imprbay,..,
ments are a LARGE DOUBLE -TWO
E ITCUENS attached;, a SWITZER
BARN, And other neessary out
No. 2, A LOT OR PIECE OF GROUND, ta'Lebinion;
fronting 52 feet 4 inches on Water street . and ninnies:.
back 65 fee t and 3 inches, bounded on the West tom`
Pheasant Alley, and on the East by lot of Widow Mil.;
OF GROUND, situate in North Lebanon Borough.
beiknded on the North by Landing street, and' having
streets and alleys on all the other sides, located near
the residence of Jacob Gordy, containing nearly as
Surviving Executor of Sotostow WWI= deed.
Lebanon, Oct. 23.1863,
A - ATILT, be sold at public sale, on the premises, in the
V V town of Annviile on
Saturday,. November 14, 1863,
viz :
the following Real Estate, late of Daniel Stroh, deed.
A certain onaetory weather boarded, 116 story Log
' DWELLING ROUSE, with Reek building,
pStable and Shop, and the very beat Fruit to
the place. The Lot is 68 feet front - and 398
feet deep, fronting on the turnpike, and ad
joining property of George Imboden on the east and r
street - on the west. dale to COmmetter at 1 o'pla i
?d., when terms will be node known by
• paxi.r.veruon.
Executoril theastatetif psit balißrobi deed.
Octoblif 14 . /11118: