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THURSDAY I**. 16. 1858.
In t)c Senate, after the presentation of
petitions, Mr. WILSON of Massachusetts moved
an amendment to the Arizona hill, which was
referred to the Committee on Territories pro
viding for the election of territorial officers by
the people for the term of two years. Mr WIL
SON also introduce! A resolution, which was
adopted, calling on the President for informa
tion relative to the landing of a cargo of slaves
on the coast of Georgia hy the yacht II ait def
er. Mr. CLIXCMAX of North Carolina then
made an effort to induce the Senate to tnk" up
his resolution for the abrogation of the Clay
ton-Hulwcr Treaty, but he was unsuccessful.—
The Pacific Railroad bill received a brief.share
of attention, after which Mr. TOWNSKNII HAR
RIS, who recently negotiated the treaty with
Japan, was permitted by resolution to receive
presents fjotu the British Government. A bill
was intoduced by Mr. I VERSOX of Georgia to
give back pay to officers, since reinstated, who
were retired under the action of the Naval
Board, and the Senate finished its day's work
by clearing from the calender a great numberof
adverse reports, and by indefinitelly postpon
ing fifty bills—all under the head of unfinished
business from the previous session. Adjourn
ed till Monday.
In the House, the President's Message re
lative to recent events in Central America was
received and referred to the Committee on
Foreign Affairs. The Maryland contested elec
tion case was disposed of, after voting down
the resolution to admit Mr. WHITE, (lie con
testant, to a hearing on the floor, by a refusal
to declare the seat occupied by Mr. HARRIS
vacant. In Committee of the Whole, the bill
reported la<t session, granting pensions to the
officers and soldiers of the war of 1812, and
those engaged in all the wars during that
period, was then discussed until the adjourn
ment, but without any definite action.
FRIDAY, Decemlier I". 1-58
The Senate was not in session, having ad
journed over from Thursday to Monday.
The House was engaged all day in the con
sideration of the private calendar—the bill
providing for the examination ami payment of
the claims of citizens of Georgia and Alabama,
for losses sustained by the depredations of the
Creek Indians, occupying a considerable share
of attention. The matter was not disposed of
and the House also adjourned over till Mon
OI TRAOEOT S AFFAIR. —An outrageous affair
occurred on the 7th near Waynesburg, Greene
county, Pa., resulting from a long existing feud
between Isaac Petitt and Abraham Huffman.
On the 7th, Huffman sent a messenger for
Petitt, requesting him to cali at his house, as
he desired to see him. Accordingly, Petitt,
started for the house of H., entered, seated
himself before the fire, and they engaged in
conversation. While conversing, the latter
arose, grasped an axe-handle, and dealt the
former a heavy blow jut b low the ear, knock
ing him senseless upon tiie floor, and as he
thought dead. N'o person being at home but
his wife and little son, who were up stairs dur
ing the assult, no one knew of the occurrence
for some time after, when the boy came down
and found Petitt lying on the floor apparently
dead. He started foe a neighbor's, and inform
ed that his father had killed Isaac Petitt.—
Several of the neighbors then started for the
house, On arriving there they found that lie
had revived, and was standing, although much
injured by the biow he received. He was con
veyed home, where lies in a very precarious
condition. Huffman was arrested, and is now
MR. DOUGLAS ON S ITHERN ACQUISITIONS.
—Mr. Douglas has been having a kind of
popular ovation in the Southern cities. In New
Orleans recently, he, by invitation, addressed
a large meeting on Southern acquisitions. He
spoke of the acquisitions of Cuba as a necessity
of our progress, but a question of time. The
same, he said, was true of Central America
and Mexico. Just as our population increases
and our interests demand it, will we acquire
new territory, and spread the boundaries of
civilization and happiness. But, while admit
ting the probable events of the future, Mr.
Douglas was not for " forcing things." These
things would happen naturally and legitimately
soon enough ; quite as soon as we were pre
pared for them, lie disclaimed being a lilli
buster ; but defined has position in strong terms,
as being in favor of the acequisition of territo
ry by the United States, in whatever direction
its progress and increasing population might
require. When the country ceases to grow, it
must begin to decline. He spoke in strong
terms against the Clayton and Bulwer treaty
BENJAMIN LETT, the man who was convicted
about twenty years since of blowing up the
Brock monument at Qneenstown Heights, but
escaped as he was being taken to prison, died
in Milwaukee, a few days since, from the effects
of poison, as is supposed. A few weeks ago,
he started on a trading voyage to Mackinaw,
in company with a man named WILSON, ami
arrived there and sold his goods, but was soon
after taken viocntly ill, and taken back to
Milwaukee speechless, and after a few days of
suffering, he expired. WILSON has been arrest
ed, on strong suspicion of having been the cause
of his death.
DYSPEPSIA AND CONSUMPTION. —Which of
these diseases occasions the victim the most
suffering? The Dyspeptic will say the former.
It is. therefore, a consoling fact, that Oxygenat
ed Bitters cure this most distressing complaint.
The telegrap'i war in Boston, it is said
is about to developc some starting facts in re
lation to the Atlantic Cable. It is averred,
as it was in England a couple of months since,
that from the arrival of the Niagara, no single
word has been transmitted through the calde,
and that the popular belief to the contrary is
all a delusion, resulting from the efforts of a
number of capitalists to dispose of their shares.
AN important dispatch from Mr. Dodge,our
Minister at Madrid, to Secretary Cass, is pub
lished, in which the views and intentions of the
Spanish Government with regard to Mexico
are fully set forth. Spain disclaims any inten
tion of lighting Mexico, and asserts that the
only motive for the exhibition of a naval force
at ara Cruz and Fampico will be found in the
desire to put a stop to the numerous outrages
which have been perpetrated upou Spanish
FCAV" HIP yacht If 'underrr, which is alleged
to have lately lauded a cargo of slaves on the
co-'t of Georgia, has been seized at Bruns
w.,u, in that State, by the U.S. Marshal.
News from all Nations.
—The favorable reports of the mining opera
tions at Pike's Peak are confirmed, and the gold is said
to be more abundant than in California. The miners, it
appears, have taken the first steps towards crectinga new
territory, ami have elected members to tbe Kansas legis
taturc. Mr. Pavis, the new delegate to Congress from
Kansas, is now on his way to Washington.
Aii active emigration to the gold and sil
ver mines of Arizona is setting in from Texas ar.d Arkan
sas. The hostile disposition of the Camanchc.s will, how
ever, check the movement, unless the Government takes
measures for their pacification. Many of the frontiers! t
tiers have abandoned their locations for fear of the .-,uva
iics, who have already committed various excesses.
The I'acific Telegraph line has been com
pleted to Lexington, Mo., three hundred mites west of St.
Louis. It will be extended to Kansas City this week.
—A general jail delivery occurred at Roch
ester Prison on Sunday night. Fifteen prisoners, among
whom was Manley Locke, recently convicted at Roches
ter for the .murder < f Henjamin Starr, made their escape
by cutting off five iron bars with a saw made of a watch
spring. and letting themselves down into the river. None
of them have been recaptured.
Across the face of Prussian bank-notes
is printed some fifty times, in very small type, the penal
ty for counterfeiting, so that convicted counterfeiters can
not plead ignorance of the law.
—The Chicago (III.) Press says that mails
are received daily in the post office of that city, by alout
twenty arriving trains, X'.OO mails are made up each day.
Over 5,00 i,o')o of letters and G,000,000 papers were han
dled during last quarter.
—On the night of tlie .°>rd inst., John 11.
Rrownson, Esq., son of (). A. Browns on of the " Review"
I jumped, while in a state of somnambulism, out of an up
per window of his residence, at St. Paul, Minnesota, and
was instantly killed.
—At Columbia, S. C , in the case of the
J Echo" Judge Mngrath has refused to discharge the pris
i oners, and they are remanded for trial. They are confin
! Ed in Charleston Jail.
A destructive fire has occurred at Cairo,
i 111. The " Springfield Block" was burned, and the total
I loss is about #110,000; partly insured.
j —A correspondent of a Southern paper
) nominates Henry M. Fuller, of this State, for President,
and Benjamin G. Hilt, of Georgia, for Vice President.
Mr. Cass, our Minister at Rome, lias ob
tained a special dispensation from the Pope to allow
a beautiful young lady in tbe Convent at Georgetown to
renounce the veil and return to the world.
—lt is proposed, in New York, to use coal
oil for fuel instead of coal. It is computed that six gal
lons of oil would be equal to a ton of coal. The oil in
New York would cost $5 98; the ton of coal, #1 .TO.
—The Berks county J'ress says : "One of
our courts decided, the other day, that a German was in
sane, because lie paid money to a lawyer without taking
—Moses Bailey, an employee at the Wash
ington Foundry. Baltimore, Md., was roasted alive at the
furnace of that establishment on Tuesday afternoon. He
had been sent into the cupola to attend to something, and
j fell into the furnace, overcome it is supposed,by the fumes
I of the charcoal.
—A few days ago, the wife of a farmer re
! siding near Sliippensbnrg, Pa., hearing the dogs barking
| violently, went out and found them worrying a large
I buck. She took a knife, and seizing the buck by the ant
lers, cut his throat.
—The whole of the remaining victims of
| the " Gouldy tragedy " have recovered, except the ser
vant girl, who is still at the New York Hospital, and is
j slowly improving.
—The President has nominated F. W. La
than. Esq., of Texas, to the Collector-hip of the port of
Brazos Santiago, vice Durst, deceased.
A fire occurred in Carlisle, Friday morn
i ing, destroying five dwelling houses.
—The Mississippi Legislature adjourned on
; the 3d inst., and the Legislature of Georgia on the 13th.
—1 lie friends of Dartmouth College are
making an effort to raise a fund of SIOO,OOO for its benefit
—The opening of the Gettysburg railroad
j was celebrated Friday.
—There are now but thirty Indian warriors
in !• lorida.and they will probably emigrate in two months.
—The horse " Flying Cloud," of the Sher
man family of Morgans, sired by old " Black Hawk," lias
been sold by Col. G. V. Cook, of Addison County, Yt.,
to Minor B. Williams, of Missouri for SSOOO.
—The Ilev. Thomas K. Beceher, of Elmira,
his just been appointed a captain of militia. C aptain
Beeeher is qnite an original pulpit orator, though his rep
utation is not quite so wide as his brother, Rev. 11. W.
—The United States steam frigate Niagara,
has returned to New York. Seventy-one of the negroes
died on their passage out to Liberia. The balance were
—Col. Forney, in n letter to the Press says
that lie has the best reasons fur saying that the President
counseled the attack on the Senator from Illinois, recent
ly developed in the coustr iction of the Senate's Commit
tee on Territories.
—Mr. Glenn and son, Americans, of North
Carolina, traveling to Monterey, from the interior of Mex
ico, were murdered on the 2d, and robbed of some SOOOO
in gold and silver.
—Gerrit Smith has been ciphering up his
expenses in the late election and he estimates that his
votes cost him four dollars each.
—The Israelites do not like the cold reply
of (Jen. Cass to their petition in the matter of the Mortara
case. The reason why the venerable Secretary does not
interest himself in the matter, they say, is that the Jews
have not many votes to give.
—The Republicans of St. Louis have organ
ized a central •' Democratic Republican Association." de
signed as a nucleus of an efficient State organization. It
is proposed to extend brunches into every section of the
lTeennn, the whipped bnlly, has been re
stored to his old post in the Xew York Custom House,
which he vacated to go into training for his fight with the
fellow that whipped him. Heenan is one of the heavy
men of the Administration.
—A little girl, nine years of age, daughter
of Ronton Itibatt. of Crosby township. Ohio, went to hod
011 Wednesday night last in good health, hut 011 arising
the next morning, she was perfectly blind, having lost
her eyesight during the night. The eyes have not changed
any further than bearing a glassy appearance.
—A shipment of " mess beef" lately arrived
at S.m Francisco from Australia, has proved on examina
tion to be pickled knit pa coo.
—Alexander Robinson has been sentenced
to death at Newcastle, Del., for a rape on Jane Xorris.—
i'he day of execution is fixed for Friday, Feb. 11.
—At Avon, Livingston Co., X. Y., Dec.
12, an extensive range of barns and out-houses, owned by
Jeptlta Wilbur, were burned, with heavy loss.
—Marley Locke, the murderer, who with
fifteen others, escaped from the Rochester jail a few nights
ago, is said to have been retaken.
Hon. John Kellev, SherifT elect of the
city of New York, lias resigned his seat in Congress, to
take effect 011 the 2.Jtli iiist.
—Lord Napier, it is now stated, is to be
transferred to the Hague.
E. O. GOODRICH, EDITOR.
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scribers next week. Printers, like the rest of
mankind, are supposed to need a holiday occa
sionally, and during the festivities now soon
occurring, the public will hardly note our ab
sence for one brief week.
MUSICAL CONVENTIONS —The Choral Union
Association, has advertised a second annual
Musical Convention, at Lellaysville, commen
cing on Tuesday last, and to close with a Con
cert on Christmas Eve, under the direction of
Prof. G. P>. Looms, of New York city. Prof.
LOOMIS will be recollected by those who atten
ded the last Convention held at that place, as
supplying tiie place of Mr. Itoor, detained by
sickness, and giving entire satisfaction.
—The Bradford County Musical Associa
tion will hold the Fifth Annual Musical Con
vention at this place, commencing on Tuesday,
18th of January, 1859, continuing four days
and closing wit ha Concert, under the direction
of Prof. W. I>. BRADBURY, whose popularity
us a teacher of these musical re unions bus
spread far and wide. The Committee antici
pates an unusually large attendance, and more
than ordinary care will be taken to provide
for the comfort of those who may be present
THE FIRST FLHIT OK THE SESSION. —A n affray
occured in Washington between the famous
ENCI.ISII, of Indiana and MONTGOMERY of this
State, the particulars of which we find in the
Times, as follows : —" The parties met for the
time this session on Saturday, at the corner of
Fourteenth-street and the Avenue. As they
approached each other, ENGLISH, ignorant of
any ill-feeling existing, said "How are you,
Montgomery ' lam glad to sec you "at the
same time extending his hand, which MONTGO
MERY declined, saying "I speak to no puppy,
Sir !" ENGLISH immediately struck him with
a heavy lignum rilee sword-cane across the head
knocking him partially down and into the gut
ter, and breaking the stick. ENGLISH stood
with apiece of the stick and the sword, —which
had been drawn, not intentional)', but by the
force of the blow—while MONTGOMERY rose
with a brick in his hand, which he, however,
threw down, and ENGLISH walked off. After
ENGLISH had gone some fifteen paces, MONTGO
MERY again picked up tlie brick and threw it
at ENGLISH, who attempted to dodge behind a
post A piece of the brick struck ENGLISH'S
boot-heel, hut did no damage. 1 '
t-2-We are pleased to perceive that several
of our cotemporaries are after Col. TATE, of the
Columbia Democrat, for publishing lottery no
tices and improper advertisements. The Col.,
we believe, is, (or was,) President of the Edi
oral I nion, which meets semi-occasionnlly, for
the purpose of regulating other people's af
fairs. One of the prominent objects to be ob
tained by this Union was the elevation of the
standard of dignity and propriety of conductors
of public journals. If it will commence with
its President, the Democrat man, and learn him
decency, we will admit the utility of the insti
FARMERS' HIGH SCHOOL. —The Farmers'
High School of Pennsylvania, located in Centre
county, is to be opened in February, and ap
plications for the admission of one hundred stu
dents, from the different counties of the State
in proportion to the taxable inhabitants, will
be received until the 15th of January. All
applications must be made though the Agricul
tural Societies, except where such societies do
not exist. The applicant must be sixteen years
of age. The terms of tuition will be SIOO for
each session of ten months.
BSfThe members of the Wesleyan Church
will hold a fair on the evening of the 30th inst.,
for the purpose of raising funds to pay off the
Church debt, and they appeal to the charita
ble public to aid tliein in this laudable under
taking. They are few in number, and poor in
this world's goods, are anxious to clear their
Church from debt.
The Elmira (Rizetle says : Two build
ings were consumed by fire at Wellsburg on
Monday night, one a tenemeut belonging to
Abner Wells, upon which there was no insur
ance, valued at $-_>oo ; the other a store house
belonging to Tracy k Lockwood, upon which
there was an insurance of SBOO, which will
nearly cover the loss.
GEN. KEIM, who was elected to succeed J.
Glnncy Jones, took his seat on Monday at
Washington. He was an unsuccessful candi
date against Jones in 18.>4. lie was formerly
a W big, and has acted with the Republican
party since its organization.
CAXCKMI AGAIN CONVICTED.— Cancenri, the
Italian burglar.gwbo murdered a policeman,
has again been couvicted of the offence in the
Criminal Court of New York city, but this
time only for man-slaughter in the first degree,
lie has been tried four times for the same crime,
been twice convicted of murder, and three
times has had a new trial granted on the ground
of informality facts of the case are that
the prisoner broke into a shop, rilled the money
drawer of its contents, was, upon his exit, dis
covered by a policeman, and, taking instantly
to (light, was pursued. He turned, and de
liberately shot his pursuer, who subsequently
died from the effect of the wound.
LOCOMOTIVE EXPLOSION. —On Wednesday
the Bth iust., an engine on the New York &
Erie Railroad, while drawing a freight train
west of Owt-go Depot, near the bridge, ex
ploded with a terrific noise scattering its pieces
far and wide. Mr. N. Kane was b.own some
dU feet through the fence ; his neck and face
were scalded and he was somewhat bruised,
but no bones were broken, fnndythc doctor
thinks he will recover. The conductor, who
was near the engine at the time, was also in
jured, but not seriously. The dome of the en
gine was hurled over two hundred feet from
the track befere it struck the ground, and rol
led about the same distauce further. It weighs
about 3000 pounds.
A letter from Mr. Dallas to Secretary Cass,
giving the substance of a conversation.with the
Earl of Malmcsbury, is among the documents
on Central American affairs communicated to
Congress by the President. The tenor of the
conversation, which was eminently conci'i itory
in its tone, may be gathered from our Wash
ington dispatches. There is no doubt that the
protectorate at present exercised by Great
Britiau over Mosquito is to be surrendered,
and t:iat the Ray Islands are to be given up
to Honduras. These maltcrsSir William (lore
Ouseley has specially in charge, and it is ne
lieved he will compass his objects, if the Cen
tral American States shall not in the meantime
lie disturbed by the intrusion of filibusters.
THE Royal Mail Steamship Arabia, from
Liverpool on the morning of the 4th in.st., with
one week's later advices, arrived at Halifax at
10 o'clock, Friday. The most important intel
ligence by this arrival is the assurance of the
safety of the steamship Indian Umpire, which
had been given up as lost. She reached Broad
haven on the 2Gth nit., all well on board, but
with her fuel exhausted, and a portion of her
cargo and wood en-work consumed. She was
also short of provisions. She had been lavinc
for a week within a day or two's steaming for
Galway, during which time she encountered
two furious >torms. Commercial advices re
port extreme dullness in breadstoffs and pro
lie House Committee on Territories
held a meeting on Friday morning, at which
Mr. GROW proposed an amendment to the
Senate's Oregon bill, to repeal that clause of
Mr. English's Kansas hill which prohibits the
people of Kansas from calling a Convention to
form a Constitution until they snail hare suffi
cient population for a Representative in Con
gress, according to the Federal ratio. This
amendment was rejected by a vote of four to
live, and the bill as it came to the Senate was
ordered to be printed.
When the bill conies tip in the House, an
attempt will he made to engraft the same
amendment, which it is expected will be sus
tained by the Aoti-Lecompton members.
SEXATOR SIMXER. —A correspondent of the
Evening Post says that Mr. Sumner left Paris
in the latter part of November, for some quiet
town in the South of France. Ilis physicians
assure him that lie will recover, but it may not
be in six months more, and that in any case he
must abandon all hope of returning to America
and resuming his seat in the Senate. Mr. Sum
ner had been confident of an early return and
had engaged rooms and made every arrange
ment to spend the winter in Washington.
IHE Gorr.nv FAMILY. —The wounded mem
bers of this family are now considered out of
danger, and, with the exception of Mr. Gouldy
are able to he about the house. Mr. Gouldy
is gaining rapidly, and, and his complete re
covery is confidently looked for. Johanna
Murphy, the servant girl, who is stili at the
Hospital, has far recovered as to be able to
sit up for two or three hours each day.
ISsT*" A terrible steam boiler explosion oc
curred in the sugar refinery of Mr. LIEITHER,
in St. Louis, 011 Saturday, by which four per
sons were killed and several others were severe
ly wounded, two of whom will probably die.
A portion of the building was shattered, and
such was the force of the explosion that a
piece of the boiler, weighing over five thous
and pounds, was thrown upwards of one huu
dred and fifty feet.
JfoyTbe trial of THOMAS AIXIBOXE and
THOMAS A. NBWHALL, on a charge of con
spiracy against the stockholders of the Bank
of Pennsylvania, terminated on Saturday by a
verdict of acquittal, given by the Jury without
leaving their box. The District-Attorney
abandoned the case, and the Court instructed
the Jury to find for the defendants.
1&* Charleston papers state that the field
officers of the Fourth Brigade of the Militia
of South Carolina, are making preparations
to give General SCOTT a suitable reception
when lie lands in Charleston.
On Monday, the 13th inst.. Court was call
ed at 10 A. M. f pursuant to adjournment, and
after holding a short session, adjourned to
meet again in the afternoon at two o'clock, at
which time it being again called, and the dock
et read over ; judgments taken in open Court
upon such matters as by the rules of the Court
judgment could be taken, after the following
cases were taken up:
Com. vs. Henry Simpson. — Indictment for
Larceny on a charge of stealing sheep, the
property of T. B. Merrill of Litchfield. Jury
sworn, same day return a verdict of not guilty.
Com. vs. Russell Jfadlock ami Ihztkiah
Toicnsend. —lndictment for Larceny—on a
charge of stealing one sheep the property of T.
B. Merrill. Jury sworn and return of "not
Com. vs. ITtzrkiah Toicnsend and Henry
Simpson. —lndictment for Larceny—on a
charge of stealing different articles of clothing
the property of John Seguine and valued in all
at $7,00. Jury empannelled and sworn, and
after a hearing, return a verdict of "guilty"
as to Henry Simpson as indicted, and llcze
kiali Townsend 'guilty "on the second count
in the indictment. The Court suspend sentence
as to Hezekiah Towesend, and sentence Ilenry
Simpson to an imprisonment in the peniten
tiary for six months.
Com. vs. llcnry Simpson, J/ezekiah Toicn
seniand Hits sell Had lock. — Indictment for lar
ceny. Defendants charged with stealing from
John Murray, forty-one gallons of whiskey, of
the value o' sixty.two and a half cents per gal
lon. Defendants plead not guilty; jury called
and sworn, and after a hearing, return a ver
dict of " guilty." Defendants sentenced to an
' imprisonment in the penitentiary, nine months
each. Henrv Simpson having been sentenced
to six months on another indictment, making
upon both the full term of fifteen mouths.
Com. vs. Ozins Ferguson. —lndictment for
Robbery,on a charge of breaking into the house
of Thomas Cangley, and in company with
Thomas White, taking therefrom in the day
time, mrncy and a certificate of deposit, Ac.
The said Ozias Ferguson was arraigned and
plead guilty, and was sentenced to an impris
onment in the penitentiary for one year and
Com. vs. Morris Sage. —lndictment for pet
it larceny. Defendant was charged with steal
ing two and a half bushels of wheat, worth
one dollar per bushel. Defendant plead guilty,
and is sentenced to pay a fine of one dollar
and costs and undergo an imprisonment in the
county jail for fifteen days.
Com. vs. Hiram Mat sen. —lndictment for
petit larceny, for stealing honey. Defendant
plead guilty, and was sentenced to pay a fine
of one dollar aud costs, and to undergo an im
prisonment in the county jail for fifteen days.
IV THE COMMON PLEAS.
J. M. Burlivgame vs. Jonathan Wheeler.—
Judgment for the plaintiff for £-1". On mo
tion, for reasons filed, the Court grant a rule
to show cause why a new trial shall not be
Henry J.. Jloss vs. Spring field Township.—
Plaintiff's claim was for work done upon the
roads. After proceeding with the trial, plain
tiff took a nnn. pros, and jury was discharged
On motion of Klhanan Smith, FRAXKI.IN C.
Boss was admitted as an Attorney at Law,
j with license to practice in the several Courts
I of Bradford County.
Clark lhyatt vs A. Ik Smith. —A jury being
called in this case, settlement of parties was
A largo number of Sheriff's deeds were ac
knowledged in open Court.
Sarah L. Fitch vs. O. J\ Ballard —A rule
was granted at September term to show cause
why a new trial should not be granted, aud
judgment arrested. New trial refused, and
the Court order the rule discharged.
John If . Woodburn vs. Moses Can field. —
The jury return a verdict for plaiutiff for the
sum of $154 17.
The Court on motion of Mr. Patrick, and
reading depositions, decree a divorce to Caro
line Ford from the bonds of matriroonv.
John Dougherty vs. Hiram Hurt on. —The
jury find for the plaintiff a verdict of s—.$ —.
Si/as Price vs. A. B. Smith impleaded with
Israel Smith. —Verdict for the plaintiff for the
sum of $lB4 74.
DRY GOODS IN EI MIRA —We wore surprised
a few days since, on learning through a friend
"who had been there,' to what extent the
dry goods business is carried on in Elrnira, in
general, and at MARSH A Co's in particular.
1 hey have one of the largest stores, in one of
the finest blocks in the city, and it is absolute
ly crammed from floor to ceiling, and from
front to rear, with an endless variety of cverv
description of Dry Goods, Fancy Goods and
Millinery, all of which, judging from the con
stantly increasing throng of customers, arc
sold at the very lowest possible cash prices.
Customers go from a distance of thirty or forty
miles in teams, and not nnfrequently a hun
dred miles in the cars to purchase goods of this
popular firm. "As effect follows cause," so
customers will go where t.hey can find the best
assortment, at the most reasonable prices.
THE LADY S ROOK.—W E neglected last week
to notice Godey for January, and a perfect
gem it is, not only in its engravings and fashion
plates, but. in its literary coutents, music, em
broideries, and everything else. It is empha
tically the Lady s Rook. Godey's success as a
cuteicr to the wants of the fair sex is trulv
wonderful—the circulation of the Lady's Book
having already risen upwards of 100,000
I.IWiKTY <')K>K.K 'a N
MR. EDITOR :—ln the lust week' it " v | '
the Itev. Charles MeDougall win •• .
notice. He says that in the di ' thi,lk ■
an'l the Rev. S. w. Aldm, on the ' ■
Upturn, his cdnvi. ti.,ns of the t r t. ' fl
very rnuh strengthen,.,!, and he j„'J ''' '■ '■ i- ■ ■
cess, that he now challenges. 1 ■
Bradford county, lot the'-whofc k V., ■
This is indeed very cool,and extn-i-li H
MrDoognll. and no doubt wiilliav. ,i Tm ' <ks
| the opnosing forces, which the " n " "A • ■
upon the "whole" army of Israel ./ 'V ' • H
i But man luut ever come out <fti :
' versy, believing otherwise, thaiul W ( ' ■
| l " r . r - Jrt il.itr. McDougall would ■
to pass calmly „,er the many ar-mme * 11 "* '■ ■
tion, and objections to the second. ■
daa, 1 think then would be verv
| tions being strengthened, excent V' .
that he is in error. H
Mr. MCDOI OAI.I. seems to write fl
those of the regular Baptists. F a ' r " fl
; a terrible onslaugliter upon them ',i,„ '
although several of the 'r ministers w''e , !!f ll1 "
was no provocation given. It it w, II r " ' I
IMsciple, or follower of Alexander ■
| liis paedo Baptist friends, (as he n" n H
I the controversy fa small matter arYf.TV • I
their duty, to lead souls to ( | , _•'' *' 'hat . S
i in#? their children to God, in baptfaL" , „ '
I great doctrine of the bible, as ■
; eternity of future rewards and ~,,, r
of the Church „r K.i„,e, lie wouM fin, " ' : ■
new* to accept! AaUengr. ■
iup with a pond and talented lb,
: field.who,durinp the discussion said i! C
i inp to save souls than disrussinp her, !
; nion is prevailing everywhere, that oral it H
these 'small matters ' are hurtful Mni ' " ■
us,- the strength oI tin- I'i ,t< 3 ta ■
the Roman Catholics, at home and a' ~j i
Mr MeDonralP- lofty opinion of
make him invincible for the want of om,', „ * • i
talked with Mr. Ahleri, in relation to\i „ ' 1
I am persuaded that he has t,.oy
own publisher, of his victory at I'M,-,.
Yours respectfully. '
NEWS OsKlcr.—To supply the demands ,i
juity, RICHARD I'AYNE ha, establish 1
Office, a NEWS DEPOT, where lie is read-;
the Magazines, Periodicals and New-pap*!,,, . '
Persons wishing anything in the news hue
their advantage to order of him.;
Tr Gknkmb rum. \v e desire t
attention of our farmer friends tothis..Ma
journal. It is a paper that cannot be
mended—eminently pra tieal an<H< ;. Nt r "
i inp with matter interesting and iis.-f,,! tl| „
and fruit-grower. It is the oldest sprit-,i'i
the State, having been establfa'ied : n I: „
ty-eight years. It is said to have a : :l rT t . r
any similar paper in the world, and ctr:
tural journal has mch a iiost of able c rr t - .
furnishes so much matti rat cheap
!s;r contains thirty-two pages, making a \
end of the year, with and title and in,: ei
able f-,r binding, of three hund.-ed and .uti
and all this for iifty ceuisayear I Nothing .
lo the intelligent fanners ot i'eniisyKaniaiic.
commends itself by its able art; -k", t ; u . .
scourge the wheat midge or weevil. It takes •
that as good wheat can be grown n * . , •
Country "as at any previous peri I; t u t t.
exhausted ; and urges an improved svstem o ,
as an effectual method of extirpating the '
ject is one of vital importance to the farnn-r. '
v.mia, and tin-ojiinions advocated bv thisil •
tural journal are eminently worthy of consiUerj. *
A new volume of the CKNESKK FA MKV. • .
with the January number. N>w ;s the ;i-,,-• . ..
A eopyp.f the paper can lie seen at this -. . i,
ducements aie offered to ag its, intiiewav
TERMS —Fifty cents a year, in a Ivan-?; five Sh
12 : eight copies f,-r and the person h.
club is presented with tb it bueutiful book the Hi -i .
nual for l3:, wnt prejiaid by mail. Address Jo-ii j
1 HARRIS, Publisher and Proprietor, Roi.iiesler. >
THE GREAT RKPCRI.IC Moxmi.v. T' rln-t I
i number of this new monthly found its w -v •, ■
It is a splendid periodical, and at mice takes its:
the bent of the kind published in this r a--. ■
| try. It contain aa large number of heaut.ful -. I
j and has 112 pages per nuinlr. The price of t:n -fl
, Republic is only $3 a year, or . j < cuts a I
Ifalted by Oaksmith A Co., 112 and lit, \V.. A::. .1
; New York.
THE ATI.ANTTC M"NTHI.Y.—A new v ' - •' -. n
cellent periodical conimenc-s with t!;c Ja-
Th c Atlantic has already met with the \ Me,'. •-i • \
public, and may be down as asu ~.. 1
erat of the Breakfast Table" will com > . i - .:
popular articles, which wc consider ahu w ...
iof the work. In the Decetuiicr nun;, cr • ' ■
j -erial novel from the pen of Mrs. If. I!KF. iiii;-
| entitled the " Minister's Wo,.ing." ; • ,!: •
j Old Times in New England, which w ! V-, •• i
, successive nnmfiers.
Bv our arrangements with the pn' "<}:•. r- -
i bled to furnish the ItE PORTER at-dt -ATI.'V
MONTH I. Y at $3 per annum, the price ol I'*.* fl
alone. Subscriptions will be received at t, S
5AA333A I J)9
j At tne residence of the bride's fat
December 7, by c. \V. Remolds Mr. il
TAk LOR. to Sliss MARIA LEWIS, a.: l'iie.
At the residence of L. Ik Pierce,Es|., in I.T-Kayiu
LORAIN BRINK, aged si years. 1 uoni
The deceased was Vw>rn in Old Milford. Ce
resided in Ihke township for upwards of ll.'ty y- . -
death was the result of accident. A ] ort : „:i
in which she had resides! for nearly half a -
being torn down, and she had stepped outside
or the purpose of examining the progress - tl.c ' '■
when the roof Ml in. injuring Iver so rev rely t
her deatii in a Ikw hours.
j fn/9 RELIGIOUS NOTICE.—ELDEII v
KSiCv will preach at tlie Baptist Chun
n.-xt Sabbath. 2r.th inst., at 2 o\ lock. I'.M.
K—The Bradford County Me-: '
ILwf etv will meet at the K.-y-t ' il
luge of Canton, on M'KDNESDAY ,1A NT AUV
rl \-rsons wishing gratuitous medical > r >■ r - -
vise will apply during the afternoon. E il- M
Towunda, Dee. 21, ISAS.
WESLEY A V FAIR. The mrnv-er-
Qifef of the -• Kir-t Wesley.in Meth- 1
this boro,will hoUia FAIR for the U-ne-.t e: v
on the evening of THURSDAY, iffi' ' MR!'-;
There is a debt of two hundred and sixty
said Church, and it is for the purpose- : pr-'-wi' *■'
to pay it off that this Fair is to be h id ' ,
ly appeal to the friends of humanity ; i .
of great need, we are few in number and >■ ry
has been some time since we have - all -• upon '
friends for help, and we now beg their a.-i; < '. ,
never turned a deaf ear to our wants and e ,
will not do so now. We hope that paUl '
not shaken in us,we are iu your midst a:.J art -
our hnmble sphere to do go l.t
ly ami righteously before Cod. and we trust
say our Church has not done a full share o! her no--
this community, ller sabliath schools > 1 l -'\* .
have done a great amount ol good, the Cliir
bath school has never been in a bettci s| : tua ll '-
than at present. , .
Friend- of the oppressed and Uowntpvdc" r- 1 ' , .
we appeal for aid. tor the few who an with -
community, iu their efforts to elevate and 1 •
dition of their race. Renumber that
the poor giveth to the Lord.'' Cod love- "V, -
er. Contributions w ill be received at the o - '
in the basement of the Ward Home, and the a:;,
credited. ,-, f
The Church books can be found then' open •'
spection of all who wish to examine thetu , i-rT.
Tnwan.la, \<>v. 30. lsot. pQfA>MON u;
■o* DON \TI < > N". fh< re wll
HMf benefit of the ltev. K. F. pi i
at the Methodist Parsonage iu Ronn . 1 ''IDA .
IH.IS, afternoon and evening. All are ''} v; J.
By order of Committee,
jlJf NEW YEAR'S BAIsL. '1
SHE sett"and l.ndv is most co a! '
tend a KEW YEAR'S'HALL, at the S| ,V|, ~,i M-
Milan. Pa., on FRIDAY EVENING. I>K<
sic- KENDALL S Kl LI. BAND- '
Readers of the Repoitcr ' r<
IF yon want to iuiv Dry Goo s, Fancy 1 '•
kce Notions, cheaper than you e
take a trip to M ' ' .