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Ike si*r c[ the West at New York.
Damage Sustained from the Guns
of Fort Moultrie.
Particulars of her Attempt to Enter the
Port of Charleston.
Arrival of off Char
.NEW YORK, Saturday, Dec. 12.
The steamer Star of th- West, from Char
leston, three days, arrived this morning and
report that on Wednesday, at 1 A. M., made
Charleston Bar, laid to until daylight when she
proceeded to enter the harbor. When off
Morris Island was fired into by the battery
from that point.
Seventeen shots were fired at her, one tak
ing slight effect ou her port bow, and a second
as she turned to leave harbor, on the starboard
One ball passed between the smoke stack
and the engine beam.
Finding it impossible to land troops—was
returning-to sea when the fire was continued,
several shots being fired after her.
Succeeded in getting to sea without experi
encing other damage to vessel or those on
board. On coming out over the bar the ship
struck twice. Remained outside the bar over
Wednesday night. That night saw steamer
coming out ot the harbor. Supposed she was
in pursuit, and extinguished all lights and was
uot seen by them.
On same night spoke ship Emily Si. Pierre,
of and for Charleston, at anchor, who had been
refnsed admittance, in consequence of having the
American flag flying.
The troops will remain on board until orders
are received from Washington.
THE INJURIES TO THE STAR OF THE WEST.
During the firing, Quartermaster Hanncgan
stood in the port fore chains, heaving the lead.
A ricochet shot struck the ship directly beneath
him, three feet from the water-line. Begin
ning to think his position a little unsafe, the
Quartermaster intimated to the Captain that
he would prefer, if he had no objections, to
heave the lead on the other side, ot the ship ;
but Capt. McGowan quietly replied that he
might be safes.; another shot would not strike
in that place ; and the officer kept at his post.
Previons to the firing, all the troops were be
low deck, but the report of the guns so exci
ted them that before three shots had been fired,
a large portion of them were again on deck,
where they fearlessly stood, witnessing the
rather wild practice of the South Carolina
guerrilla artillery. The shot which Captain
McGowau says came within an ace of carrying
away his rudder, passed within four feet of the
6tern. The shot which struck the hull made
an indentation of the size of a hat crown, and
some three inches deep, but did not fracture
the plank. The shot which struck the after
bulwarks, made an ugly opeuing in the light
wood work, and rebounded over the ship. No
one ou board was injured by the shots.
CHARLESTON, Saturday, Jan 12.
The South Carolina Secretaries of War and
State went., yesterday, to Fort Sumpter under
a (lag of truce. There is great excitement, and
all sorts of rumors are afloat as to their object
but nothing certaiu is publicly known. The
Secretaries remained two hours at Fort Sum
ter. It is believed the visit was Dot hostile.
THE BROOKLYN OFF CHARLESTON.
CHARLESTON, Saturday, Jan 12.
The steamboat Excel has come into port
with the news that the sloop-of war Brooklyn
is off the bar. This is certain.
CHARLESTON, Sunday, Jan, 13.
The last news by the steamer yashcille
from New York reports the Brooklyn off Cape
The Times correspondent telegraph?:
I have good authority for saying that extreme !
Southern men have been for some days past
engaging rooms in every quarter of the city 1
until nfter the 4th of March—the object being
of course, to flood the city with opponents of
the new Administration, and, incase of trouble
to assist iu the riotous proceedings. It has
become known beyond doubt, as intimated
above, that there is a preconcerted movement
among the Secession members to remain until
the close of the present session to stave off the
Army and Navy Appropriation bills. It was
so declared by a prominent Secession member
of the House to-day. As a set-off, many Re
publicans and the President have received as
furancesfrom many Northern States that they
will appropriate and loan the Federal Govern
ment ail that is necessary to carry on every
department of the Government.
A gentleman arrived this evening from Char
leston, in company with Com. Shnbrick. Both
say the panic which prevails there is unparall
eled. There is a great lack of food; business
is prostrated; the peop'e are idle and patrols
are wandering up aud dovr.n to preserve order.
Ou the day Com. Shnbrick left, there was on
usual excitement, and upon inquiry he found
that news had been received that the etsamer
Macedonian was on her way with 800 troops
to bombard. the city and reenforce Major
Anderson. He could uot convince them to the
contrary, and expresses the opinion that they ,
cannot hold out in their present gondition long j
unless Georgia comes to their relief. No vessel
entered or left the harbor while they were
WASHINGTON, Friday, Dec . 11.
Lieut. TAI.BOTT arrived here this afternoon
from Fort Sucnter, and held a conference im
mediately with the President and Gen SCOTT,
I understand that he reports that the condition
of Fort Surnter is not so favorable as was be
lieved by the Government. Twenty seven gnns
are mounted on the first tier, eight on the third
tier, and they are mounting others. The second
tier of embrasures is blocked up. The fort he
thinks, can hold out for two months with the
present supplies, there being plenty of good
water and fuel for cooking. The supply of coal
is short. The statements of abundant supplies
probably were made by the officers to quiet
the apprehensions of their friends. Major
ANDERSON'S brother has repeatedly stated that
the supplies were abundant.
It is said that the Administration is deter
mined to send supplies at all hazards, and that
it repeated to-diy that the Brooklyn will go
down, and if necessary, engage the batteries on
Morris Islaud without crossing the Bar, while
another steamer escorts the Star of the West
to Fort Sumter.
Secretary THOMAS resigned to day, as was
predicted in last evening's despatch, and Gen.
Pix was nominated and confirmed his successor
Gen. Dix declined the War Pcpartmcnt. Mr.
I HOLT is unwilling to be transferred to the War
Department for the brief remainder of his
term, it is asserted on apparently reliable
authority that Gen. WII. O. BUTLKH, of Ken
tucky, goes iuto the War Department. Gen.
BCTLKR is regarded by Kentuekians here as a
i decided Southern man, and public opinion is
, wavering as to the President's policy.
A serious difficulty occurred a day or two
I since at a diuner party, between Gen. Scorr
and Senator TOOM-BS. What transpired seems
to have been kept very quiet hitherto. The
conversation turning on the National Crisis,
I some one expressed the opinion that the Star
!f the JICJ< would be sunk. Senator TOOMBS
replied if this should prove to' be the case, he
only wished all who had any hand in ordering
her South were on beard. Gen. SCOTT made
some severe remark, and soon the lie was given
when Gen. SCOTT rose to resent it, but Senator
GWIN interfered and parted them. Rumor
says hostile notes have passed tetween them.
WASAINOTON, Saturday, Jan. 12.
The largest crowd that ever collected inside
the Senate-Jiouse assembled' on Saturday
to hear the speech of lion. WM. 11. SEWAHD
on the National Crisis. The full Diplomatic
Corps were in attendance, the galleries were
crammed almost to suffocation, and numbers
went away unable to obtain admission. Mr.
SEWARD'S remarks were listened to with the
most profound attention. No business of spe
cial importance was done by the Senate. In
the House, Mr. CLARK, of Missouri, asked
leave to offer a resolution in reference to the
reported occupation of the Government build
ings at St Louis by United States troops,and
moved a suspension of the rales, bat objections
were made, and the resolution was not enter
tained. The Speaker laid before the House a
letter from the Mississippi delegation, announ
cing their withdrawal from Congress. An at
tempt was made by Southern members to have
their names and those of the South Carolina
delegation stricken from the roll of the House
bnt it did not succeed. The Navy Appropria
tion bill was then taken up, and a long debate
followed a motion to strike out all appropria
tions, on the ground that the Navy was to be
used to make war upon the seceding States, i
The Southern members announced their inten
tion to defeat appropriations for the Army and
Navy by the usual parliamentary expedients,
until a full debate could be had. A compromise !
however, was finally effected, on an agreement
that a three-days' debate should take place on j
the Army Appropriations, and the Navy bill !
was allowed to pass.
WASHINGTON, Monday, Jan, It. 1861. j
SUPPLIES FOR FORT SUMTER.
It now seems tobe understood that the Com
missioners on the part of Major Anderson and '
Gov. Pickens are sent here to propose, on be-!
half of the latter, that supplies shall be furnish
ed to Fort Sumter, and communication allow- j
ed with Charleston if Government will agree
not to send additional troops. The exact j
character of the proposition will be known to
morrow. These and other negotiations have j
excited much comment on both sides.
There is no reason whatever to fear that!
any collision has occurred between the Brook
lyn and the South Carolina troops. Her orders j
were explicit against crossing the bar, and if
she had met the Star of the West, as was in
'tended, the latter would not have attempted
to enter the harbor at all.
[FOB TUB REPORTER.]
Ens. RETORTER : Believing that occasional
items of religious news are willingly admitted
into your paper, I would furnish for your col
umns the following notice of a late meeting
held in Smitblield by the people known as the
"Disciples of Christ," or more generally per- !
naps as "Carapbellites"—though the latter i
designation they utterly discard, as they do
not profess to be in any sense the followers or
disciples of Mr. Campbell. They honor and
respect him precisely as they do any other
great and goodmau ; but their respect for him .
is in exact proportion to his respect and rev
erence for, and his couformity to the word of
God, which is the christian's only creed —the
christians "only rule of faith and practice.''
Yonr correspondent esteemed himself very j
fortunate in having this opportunity of hear- !
ing for himself, from this much-slaudered peo
ple, an exposition of their understanding of |
Bible truth. Rev. M. Encell, from Ohio I ;
think, was the principal speaker during the j
entire progress of the meeting, and although 1
a young man, still his presentations of the 1
Gospel as God's power for the salvation of
men, were certainly very able, and very effect
ive too, as the resuit of the meeting shows.—
There were more than 20 persons converted, \
who confessed their faith in the Savior, and |
put him on before the world ; and six or seven j
more, as I have learned, from other denomi
nations united with the church.
Having heard so much of the "heresy"' of
this people. I was very happily disappointed
to hear apostolic Christianity urgfed upon the
attention of the people with such power, and
the almost breathless attention of large, res
pectful and often tearful audiences,told the ef
fect of divine truth upon their minds. There
was no noisy enthusiasm and excitement, but
everything was "done decently and in order" ;
a.nd the calmness, deliberation, and deep feel
ing of the converts showed conclusively that
they understood what they were doing it for
Never before have we seen the practice of the
inspired apostles, as recorded in the New Tes
tament, more perfectly imitated in every res
pect than in this meeting. As in primitive
times, anxious inquirers were told what to do
to be saved, and like the first converts to
Christianity, did what they were told, and "went
on their way rejoicing." A raercifnl Savior
was held up as the only hope of sinners, and
obedience to his requirements was powerfully
urged upon the people. The word of God was
elevated to its true position, and was conclu
sively shown to be the only guide in the great
work of salvation. The terms of acceptance
with God were so clearly pointed out that no
one could mistake his true position, nor fail to
understand what he must do to be saved.
Upon the whole then, my opioioa of the
"Disciples" is quite favorable, notwithstanding
all that has been and is said about their heter
odoxy. If in any respect they differ from oth
ers, they most unquestionably have the Bible
in their favor. And so far as practical reli
gion is concerned, I have yet to learn that
they come short of those who so loudly con
demn them, in piety, benevolence, christian de
portment, or in the desires and efforts for the
spread of the gospel and the conversion of sin
ners. "By their fruits,'' not by their opinions,
"ye shall know them." "PROVE ALL THINGS ;
hold fast that which is good."
A LOOKER ON.
E. o. OOOniilCH. >
R. W. STURROCK,) t-UfTORS.
Thursday Morning, January 17, 1861.
THE PRESIDENT'S SPECIAL MESSAGE.
The Special Message of President BUCHAN
AN in reference to the present agitated condi
tion of the country, aud particularly regard
ing the recent action of Sonth Carolina, was
ou Wednesday sent to Congress. The Mes
sage was prepared immediately oti the depar
ture of the South Carolina Commissioners
from Washington, after their ineffectual en
deavor to induce the Administration to sur
render the fortifications in Charleston Uarbor
to the State, and has since been awaiting au
opportunity for presentation. The most im
portant feature of the document is in reference
to the execution of the Federal laws and the
protection of the Federal property. The
President says there is no alternative but to
collect the revenue at Charlestou, and to pro
tect the public property as far as practicable
under existing laws. The right and duty to
use the military and naval forces agaiust those
who illegally assail the Government are clear
and indisputable ; but he considers the pres
ent state of things revolutionary, and beyond
Executive control, and throws the whole re
sponsibility of action in the emergency upon
Congress, which aloue has the power to de
clare war, or to remove a grievance which
might lead to war. He therefore appeals to
Congress to take some measures to preserve
the Union, and suggests the restoration of the
old 3G deg 30 min. Compromise line as calcu
lated to produce a good result. He alleges,
as a reason for the delay in sending reinforce
ments to Major ANDERSON, that such an ac
tion would have furnished the pretext, if not
the provocation, for aggression ou the part of
Sonth Carolina, and at the same time admits
that had Fort Moultrie been attacked Major
ANDERSON could not have held possession more
than sixty hours.
Ou tli3 presentation of the Message in the
Senate, Mr. SEWARD obtained the fhior to ex
press his views in reference to it. Mr. DAVIS,
of Mississippi, in calling for the reading of the
correspondence with the South Carolina Com
missioners, animadverted upon the fact that
the President had failed to include the last
communication of the Commissioners, and had
not even announced their departure from
Washington The communication alluded to
was read after considerable objection, by per
mission of the Senate, and all further discus
sion of the subject was postponed until Thurs
In the house, on motion of Mr. HOWARD, of
Michigan, the Message was referred to a Spe
ciai Committe of five, with power to investi
gate everything pertaining to the present dif
ficulties, aud with liberty to send for persons
and papers. There was strenuous opposition
to the passage of this resolution, but it weut
through by a vote of 133 against G2.
A caucus of Republican members was
recently held at Washington, to consider the
terms of a proposed compromise. In the re
port of the proceedings we liud the following :
Mr. GROW, of Pennsylvania, expressed him
self decidedly opposed to all compromises.—
He asked what better platform the North or
the South could have to stand upon than the
Union, the Constitution and the Laws ? The
Republican party has chosen a. President in
accordance with, the forms of the Constitution,
and is entitled to fair play. If his adminis
tration of the Government is resisted by those
opposed to Mr. Lincoln, the crime will be
theirs. When the Republicans took their po
sition before the election, they knew tuey
would have to meet this state of things, and
now they should not put the burden upou pos
Mr. GROW, in these remarks, faithfully rep
resents the feelings and views of his constitu
ency. The Republican party has presented
no issues, nor assumed any position which calls
for acknowledgment that they have acted
wrongly, or in a spirit of unkindness towards
the South. They have not promulgated doc
trines which have not been advocated by the
FatLers of the Republic, and endorsed and
sanctioned by the wisest men of the South.—
They propose no action of the General Go
vernment which shall encroach npon the con
stitutional rights of the South. To give way
to the insolent and humiliating exactions now
demanded, would be gross cowardice, and
would demoralize and disintegrate the Repub
lican party. If the Union cannot be preserv
ed with a Republican President faithfully ad
ministering the Constitution and the Laws, it
is hardly worth preserving. To acknowledge
such a result, would be to confess the utter
failure of our Republican system—and to sub
mit to it would be to degrade ourselves as the
vassals and serfs of the Slave oligarchy. The
Northern Representative, who at this time,
gives way to his fears, consigns himself to po
litical oblivion, and bis memory to disgrace
THE GOVERNOR OF WISCONSIN in his mes
sage recommends the Legislature to prepare
the State for military assistance to the gener
al Government in order to maintain the integ
rity of the Union. lie recommeuds the firm
maintenance of the Personal Liberty law of
the State as essential to the protection of the
people agaiust kidnappiug. Every human be
ing, he remarks, has a right to a legal test to
determine whether he is a freeman or a slave.—
The message gives great satisfaction
iirtos Crom all Jlatfons.
—lt is reported that some one asked the
vertoraii Geo. Wool, the other day, if the army would lie
likely to divide in ease of secession, and fail to obey
eiders Ironi the new President. The Riillant old man
drew hiinaelt up proudly and replied, "Do you think sir,
the army is going to fail the country at the moment need
ed ? No, air. Furthermore, I allow no officer or man un
dermy command to admit the possibility of disunion,and
if 1 hear tligt any one has s|>ojcen in favor of it, i will
court martial h:in with all possible expedition, and (Jen.
Scott feels as 1 do sir.''
.Judge Purkcr, of Massachusetts, in ex
pressing his opinion that the Personal Liberty Law of
that State, is unconstitutional, incidentally declares of
the Dred Scott decision by the Supreme Court that "the
doctrine which has been promulgated by some of the in
cumbents of that bench, that the constitution secures a
right to carry slaves into the territories, and protects
slavery there, is utterly indefensible."
—Tne Bev. Wm. O. Frentis, rector of an
Episcopal Church in South Carolina, lately preached a
sermon, in which lie said that cotton had become so much
of a necessity among all classes of people, that their
prayer wouH soon be changed to "Give us this day our
daily cotton !''
—Says the Springfield (Mass.) Hepullitan.
One o 1 our enterprising citizens has gone to South Caro
lina to take the contract to build a mint for the new king
dom, if he can get it. We hope he will calculate that the
only mint he will be likely to have anything to do with in
South Carolina wiK be a mint julep.
—Major Jack Downing remarked to Gen
eral Jackson, during the troubles in South Carolina thirty
years ago, that he had always observed that persons who
had a great deal to say about shedding the last drop ol
their blood, were amazingly particular about their first.
—The N. Y. Iferald has a table of the
Militia of the respective States, from which it appears
that out of the aggregate of 2,*oo,oooenrolled and organ
ized men, about 2,500,000 may be safely counted on, as
on the side of maintaining the existing Government.
—The Louisville papers state that a regi
ment of volunteers has been formed in the lower part of
Indiana, who have tendered their servievs to the people
of Kentucky, should any slave insnrtection occur.
A sharper case is now pending before the
Supreme Court of Ohio. One smart rogue traded off a
tract of land upon another for gold chains, put in at S3O
each. The land was three feet under water, and the gold
chains are sold at $0 a dozen.
—By the ancient law of Hungary, a man
convicted of bigamy is condemned to live with both wives
in the same house; the crime was, in consequence, extre
—The schoolmistresses whom Gov. Slade of
Vermont, sent out to Oregon, were to pay a tine of SSOO
if they married under oue year. M ist of the girls paid
—E. B. Ward, the Napoleon of lake steam
boat owners, writes to the Detroit Advertiser that he
has iron sufficient for 70Q heavy cannon, and 20,000 stand
of rilles, which he will sell to the State of Michigan on
twenty years' time, if they will make it up in guns to be
used to preserve tiie Union.
—Oil has been discovered in large quantities
in the immediate vicinity of the town of Cuba, A lleflieny
county, N. V. and great excitement exists in conse
quence. The location of the new wells is within a mile ol
the Erie iiailroad.
—Some waggish young fellows raised a
Dalmetto tlag on Fort Hale, New Haven haihor, Saturday
night, and there it waved defiantly in the breeze of Sun
day morning till the citizens removed it.
—Mr. Lincoln is expected to start for
Washington about the middle ol February. The route is
yet unfixed. The Pittsburg, Fort Wayne, and Chicago
road have tendered a special train.
—The Hag adopttd by South Carolina has
fifteen white stars on a marine blue cross, the arms of
which extend vertically and horizontally to the edge—
The centre star, which is supposed to represent South
Carolina, is much the largest. The corners have a red
ground. On the upper right hand corner is placed a
palmetto tree and crescent. The tree is without a rattle
—The Detroit Tribune learns from a relia
ble source that the gun-carriages at the arsenal at Dear
boro. have been destroyed by fire. In reply to a question
the officer in charge stated that the carriages were of no
use, and had been destroyed to preserve the old iron,
which was alone valuable. An explanation is asked of
Secretary Floyd, the affair being considered rather singu
lar at the time.
—The Montour Iron Works, at Dinvillc,
Pa., have suspended operations, thus throwing out of
employment several hundred hands in midwinter. The
lntelfipeneer says, in consequence of the hard times, the
company proposed a reduction of wages, which the work
men refused to accede to, and hence the stoppage.
—lt seems that Fioyd ordered Major An
derson to return to Fort Montrie"even if he should die
in the last ditch," and that the later laconically replied :
"] prefer to die at Fort Sjinjiter
—During the past six months, large addi
tions have been made to the Pacific Mills, the Petnl>erton
Mill has been rebuilt, on an enlarged scale,and the Kvcrett
Mills have at so been prepared for the Manufacture of cot
ton. All these establishments, situated in Lawrence,
will come into full operation during the first quarter ol
the present year, and will require about two thousand five
hundred operatives. It has been supposed, until recently
that it would be difficult to find operatives in New Eng
laud for these establishments, but as the boot and shoe
business has been overdone for some time past, it is now
presumed that enough operatives will be found in the
vicinity, without advancing the rate of wages.
THE NEW YORK Century relates the follow
ing anecdote in connection with the former
attempt of South Carolina to seperate herself
from the Union It is characteristic of the old
soldier, and scar-worn veteran, of whom it
" G-encral Scott was at Fort Moultrie, with
a command of eight hundred men, and a full
complement of officers. With a view to allay
some nntural anxiety in his own mind as to
the fidelity of his officers, he sent for a Judge
of the United States Court, and addressed him
iu their hearing as follows:
'Judge, I have long ago taken my oath of
allegiance to the United States Government
but it occurs to ine that in this extraordinary
emergency I will do it again. There is no im
propriety in it—and Gentlemen, said he, tur
ning to his .officer "it will not hurt any of
A compiled statement of Mr. R. Chain
ponier of the sugar crop of Louisiana shows
"that the total product of that State, from
1834 to 1858 inclusive, a period of twenty live
years was 4,014,709 hogshead, valued at $248,-
139,260 ; and that of this quanity the Atlautic
ports took 1,485,653 hogsheads.aud the West
ern States 2,314,454 hogsheads."
It should be remembered that the sugar
crop of Lousisiana is fully protected by a duty
on foreign sugars of twenty four per cent, and
should she secede her great crop wou'd be
brought into competition with the sugar crop
of the West India islands, with which she has
never yet been able to compete without such
protection. Under such circumstances, can
she afford to sacrifice by secessiou such great
aud importuut interests, and lay her planta
tions waste at the "beck uud bid*' of South
CONDITION or FORM SISTER. —A gentleman
who made a thorough examination of Fort
Sumter a few months ago, and who is well
skilled in military affairs, informs us that it is
almost impossible for any successful attack to
be made npon it, and tliut it is as near impreg
nable as human science can render it. Its
walls are so high that it is almost impossible
for any shell or cannon ball to be thrown into
the fort, and they cannot make a serious iin
pression upon iU massive walls. Ju ca*e of an
assault, any enemy that won id come near
enough to bombard or cannonade it would be
subject to a terrific fire from its heavy guns.—
Excellent arrangements have been made for
securing a good supply of water. From deep
wells which have been dug, any quantity of
water necessary for washing and cooking can
be obtained, but it is slightly brackish in taste,
and for ordinary drinking therefore, they rely
upon rain wa'er, which is preserved in immense
tanks under the fort, where it is kept cool, and
by filtering, rendered agreeable to the tuste.—
Our informant expressed a belief that Major
Anderson would be able to hold it for six
months against any foree that could be brought
against him, if his supplies—and he has an
abundance of all he needs except fuel--arenot
THE ALABAMA CONVENTION, on Friday, 1 LTLI
inst., passed the ordinance of secession, de
claring her connection with the Federal Union
at an end. The immediate cause of this ac
tion is declared in the ordinance itself to he
the election of Lincoln and llamlin to the
Presidency and Vice-Presidency. An invita
tion is extended to the other Southern States
to meet in Convention in Montgomery on the
4th of February, for the purpose of forming
a Southern Confederacy. The State Conven
tion of Florida also passed an ordinance of se
cession on Thursday.
DISTRESS IN NORTH CAROLINA. —The Ilaleigh
"Standard" says: We hear in North Carolina
the notes of coming distress. Under the dis
union panic which has been gotten up, specie
is being hoarded, the banks have contracted
their accommodation, cerditors are pushing
debtors, and the prospect is that a vast deal
of property will be sacrificed under the Sher
iff's hammer. Creditors will demand the
sbecie, and the property worth one hundred
dollars will b ■ knocked off at twenty live dol
lars, for the specie is not to be hau.
; In this Borough, by Rev. Julius Foster, "ti Tuesday
morningl.7th in>t., MYROX SMITH to Miss FRAN
CES MA RIOX, nnljr daughter of Rather H.andMiri
etta C. Scott, all of this j)lace.
i The happy couple will please accept the printers'
thanks for their generous remembrance of its, with our
best wishes for their prosperity.
; In Orwell, Jan. IE 1361. of Droosy. .M A 11(1 A RIOT V. D.,
wife oi S. X. Uronsou, aged -h jear->, 8 months, and
; 71 days.
At his residence in Pike, Jan. 6, CHARRES KEERER,
aged Tl years.
DONATION" VISIT—A Donation Visit
will lie pai.l to Rev. C. S. FRENCH, at the Parsonage
in Freiiclitown, on Wednesday, li.hl inst., afternoon and
| evening. All are cordially invited to attend.
N OTlCE—Whereas, Wm. Drew, of CHll
ton, Bradford County. Pa., holds the note ol the
: subscribers fur the sum of $67. with interest, bearing
j date Feb. is. ism, this Is to notify all persons not to
1 purchase the said note, as it has heen fully paid and sat
, Med. JOHN J.CORNELL,
i Canton. Jan. 7. 1861. BIRCH ARD E. CORNER!,.
A LL persons indebted to the subscriber
XA. on the 1 ite firm of Humphrey A Wickham. by note,
judgment or otherwise, are earnestly solicited to make
immediate payment. Accounts remaining unsettled will
• lie placed in the hands of a legal agent for collection a!-
, ter the loth of February next. After that d itc the sub
i scriber will so!! goods tor ready pay. and will !>e happy
I to wait o; his old customers and others who may favor
j him with a call. J. D. HUMPHREY,
j Jan. 17, 1861.
"W\A_ IJ ID HO IJ SB.
r pilE Subscribers having leased this well
i A known Hotel for a term of years, would inform tlieir
friends and the traveling public, that they will be ino.-t
' happy to accommodate all who may favor tln m with a
i call. It will be the aim ot llie present proprietors to
! tpake the WARD Horst: at once comfortable, pleasant
I and cheerful. Yours Truly,
Jan. 17,1-01. " rOWERR & SMITH.
She Oxygenated Sitters.
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imperishable foundation, in destroying disease, and in
i dticing health, it has no parallel.
For the following Complaints these Bitters are a Speci
fic, viz :— Dyspepsia. or In I union .Heart Bunt. Aridity
Coslireness, l.tst of Appetite. Headache. au<l General
In many sections of our country this preparation is ex
tensively used by physicians in their practice, and it
| seems to have restored many to health who were appar
! ently beyond the reach of the healiug art.
Remarkable Case of an Aged Person.
RICHMOND, TIOGA Co. Pa, Aug. 27, IN7B.
| Messrs S. \Y. FOWI.K k Co.,
(lentletnen.— After suffering for thirty years with Pys
pepsia, and trying many remedies recommended for that
disease without any good result. I was induced by Dr. F.
H. White to give tiie OXYGENATED BITTERS A trial I took
two bottles, which gave me much relit*!; I concluded to
try two more, which have nearly or quite effected a cure.
I am now nearly seventy five years of age, and tor three
monthwpast have eaten my food without experiencing
the slightest inconvenience or suffering: and it is with
pleasure that 1 recommend vour remedy t'o dyspeptics,
FROM DR. Will EE
MANSFIELD,TIOGA. <>., Pa., Aug 2'i, 18f>8.
I have used the YJXVGENATBD BITTERS in my practice
with decided success in debility and general prostration
Ac., and confidentially rccomrend it in general debility
and diseases of the digestive organs.
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Towanda, Jau. J, 18(51.
M U S IC.
HIIUICK. respectfully informs the people
• of Towanda anil vicinity, that he is prepared for
giving RESSOXS OX THE PIANO. Also that he
Tunes and Repairs Pianos
npon reasonable terms, and insures perfect satisfaction
Rooms in Bender's Bindery, south cud of Ward House.
Dec. 6th, l&tW. dm.
AT JOHN SHLAM'S,
PVKKV UNION MAN should recall.
t-J that lie can buy Clothing
15 PER CENT CHEAPER
mI. JOHN Sflf.A MS than at any other eatahlj,),-
Pennsylvania. Plea-M- eonir in ami try to *
before von jmrc-ase clsew cerc. He will keen *
sortment of ® - a
PANTS. P ANTS
OVERCOATS, OVER (JOATg
Bt.ACK FROCK COATS.
BLACK FROCK COATS, BLACK FROCK COIT, I
BUSINESS COATS, BUSINESS COAT*
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS,
GENTLEMEN'S FURNISHING GOODS.
Sir Ca>h paid for Fur.s and Sheep Pelts.
S. OS BORN, Salesman.
Remember the place. Next door to H. S. U,._.
I>rv Goods Store.
Towanda, .Jan. 3. 1861.
SHERIFFS SALE.—By virtue of 511 ,,J
kly writs of tend. Expo., issued out of the coor J
common pleas o[ Bradford county, to me directed' * f
be exposed to public sale on THUKSDA V. the 31*t j, t I
January, A. D. 1861, at the court bouse, in I
at I o'clock, p. m- the following described piece otLvl
situate ia Ulster tp., and bounded north and ea-t <[
lauds of James M'Carty, south by land of J. Smiiii |
west by the public highway. Containing half an ji>|
more or less, all improved, a framed Tavern lioue a I
a few fruit trees thereon.
ALSO—The following lot. piece or parcel of land. !
uate in Wyalnsing tp., bounded on the north hv tare I
Hiram Buck, on the east by hind of Nathan Staliord u
Itenjamiif Stalford and the Wyal using creek, on the*
by land of Jesse Stalford. and on the west by laid. •
Hiram Buck. Containing 30 acres mure or less, a
'1 > acres improved, one framed house, one framed ie-"
and a few lruit trees thereon.
Seized and taken into execution at the suit of S,f
Sturdi vant to use of L. D.Hturdevant vs. Simeon S Br ?!
ALSO —By virtue of writs of Lev. Fac. the folio*-
described lot. piece or parcel of Land situate in Si>r
lieid tp., in said county, and bounded as follow.: (Vj
ning at a hemlock, the north en-t comer of HezeL H
Crowell's timber lot, thence west 91 7-10 ]>. totl<e
east corner of Andrew Cummingu' laud, Ibeutt m.-;
st 7-10 p. to tlie smith west corner of Eli Stuck*,
land, thence east 94 7-10 p. to the south east curt* |
.aid Eli Stockwell's lot, thence south hi 7-lu p. u U
place of beginning. Containing 4s acres ami 57 p.,fe
the same more or less. About 30 acres improved
framed house, a small framed Imni, and a tew fruit
Seized and taken into rxe<-ntioa at the --nit of Stc; J
Pierce to the use ol G. F. ifedington rs. f/iram
and Henry L. Ross terra tenant.
\I.SO Ihe following described building and pieo I
ground situated in Sheshcquin tp.. Bradturd CountvhP
on tlt lie main mad leading from IVysox throngh NiC-fC
<|uin to Athens. The lot on which it stands adjoiuin: |
the north a lot of Geo. C. Gore, on the south a creek ::.f ~
on the west a lot of Alfred Gore, the said building .<1
taining viz : The story and a half part. 11 leet Iruut 'i
the road aforesaid. 22 feet depth, and the said one t -I
Containing 18 feet front and 12 feet depth, and tie I
and piece ol ground and curtilage appurtenant tn J
building. All improved.
Seized and taken into execution at the suit of Met
Tompkins now to the u-e of John Randall r.. S. J. I .-J
A. HANSON SPALDING f
SherifTs Office, Towanda, Jan. 1, 1861. Slwr'i
CHERIFFS SALE. — I>v virtue of MaJ
0 writs of Vend. Expo., issued out of the eioi- f
common pleas of Bradtord comity, to me directed > [|
be exposed to public sale on FRIDAY, February. (/;■
tsbl. at the court house, in Towanda, at 1
tlie following described lot, piece or parcel of land--
in Pike tp., and bounded on the north by lands of 1> *
Ford and Richard Ashton.on the east and south ta j. I
of Edwin Ford and John Ford, 2d.,0n the wentbv i
of Abel Moore. Containing forty-one acres more -J|
atiout 25 acres improved, a trained house, a trained
with sheds attached, a cider mill and other out out -| ■
ings. two apple orehanls and other fruit trees there.■
Seized ami taken into execution at the suit of K -fl
Ashton to the ime of David Bhu kmau now to the u-m
Charles B. Shafer vs. Johu Ford.
ALSO—The following lot, piece or parcel of land -M
ate in Albany tp. and Iwmixied north by the public .Sp
way, east by Daniel English,south by lands ol Mrs
Sabine, west by hinds of Edward Nichols. Fmiunfl
2ti acres, more or iess, with ten acres improicd, "figg
hewn log house and lruit trees tliereon.
Seized and taken into execution at the suit of
Hiniiian vs. William Campbell.
A LSD—The follow ine lot. piece or pan el of I.i ; p
ate i'> Springfield tp.. and bounded north l.y land- I
ter i'erhauitis and widow Shaler. ea-t by land of . I
It. Bailey, south by lauds i f K. S. Tracy, and hk |'i
land of Lewis Beach. Containing about 50 acre- v 11
or less, about 4<) acres thereof improved, a linoC I
house, a frame'd barn, and an orchard ol Iruii w i
Seized and taken into execution at the suit '' I
litis liunaicktr, now to use of N. C- llarri-, is ihen I
A. HANSON SPALDING I
Sheiiff's Office, Jaw. 17, 1881.
lICF.NSES. —Notice is hereby given '' M I
the following named persons have tiled in tie "* |
01 the Clerk of the Court of Quarter Session-. tbetrpjH
tions for license under the existing laws of this C*f I
wealth, and their several applications will liebttt; t 1
fore tlie Judges of the Court of Ouarter ScMxi-'-tJ
Monday, the 4th day of February next, at 'J isi J
the afternoon of said day.- ■
FOR A TAVERN.
A. A. Noble Monroe tnww^P
John M Pike Athcnsbin.^H
Ann Wlialon Wysox IOWIH^H
H. M. Holeomb Lellcy tu*;.s^H
J. W.Tavlor Franklin t"*t*t^B
Hiram Sherry Windham tovn-tB
J. M. Reed Wysox tavia^H
T. Hines Wyalusing
John Howard * *'
James Malory Granville tovssßß
S. W. Clark Vthens
L. T. Itoyse Burlington
C. IV. Northrop Pike to*3*^
Powell & Smith Towanda l> ♦
G. H. Est ell
John Wilson Windham t.'VAI |
0. S. Morse lat Roy
Stephen Felton To wan 1s
T. L. Woodruff Ridgtmry T
Micha:l Walsh Athens
K. (>. GGODRIUH.C' 1 ■
Clerk's office, Jan. 17.1861.
tiIMCEUIES FOR THE )lII.U' , q
TMIF undersigned takes this opp ort ." n
JL express hia thanks to his friends in
Bradford County for their patronage, during thm • |
inontlis, and would also imtorm them that he
received and opened a very large and cotuplvF
ment of II
GROCERIES & PROVISIfI
Consisting in part of
TEAS, COFFEE, SUGARS, ST***
MOLASSES, FRUITS, SPICES, SOAP. < (V
DLES, TOBACCO, SUGARS. FUH'H.
PORK, HAMS, FISH. SALT,
All of which, together with any amount of
are EOR SAI.E, at low prices, for CASH or r- (
PRODUCE. We will he happy to •< how our
friends, aiul warraut everything soM to K' vfc 11
faction. . j;ji
Remember the plaee, Opposite Moutanrc-.
bnry's Block, first door above B. S. Uussrl! A 1 "
CASH for BUrTEK, EGGS and Produce £%
Towanda. Dee. id, fsril). C. '
\ LL persons indebted to the
XX. late Register, Recorder awl Clerk '' '
Court in and for tiie county of Bradford, arc
tliey can settle and pay said accounts at the > |
Office, at any time before or during the tit- 1 3
ruary court.* and such (if any) as may tlx' l j I
paid, will be placed in the hands of p r -'"'*. \u>S
tivu. J AM t > "•
January 7, 1-ijl.