Bradford reporter. (Towanda, Pa.) 1844-1884, September 26, 1861, Image 2

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Reported Surrender of Mulli
gan's Command.
ST. LOUIS, Friday, Sept. 20.
A gentleman named KING, who left a point
on the Missouri River, opposite Lexington,
Wednesday night, arrived this morning, reports
that a 6evere fight took place on Tuesday for
the possession of three ferry-boats which lay
at the levee. PRICE'S forces advanced on the
boats in two bodies, one from above aud the
other from below the town, and after a very
sharp engagement they w ere repulsed. The
boats were not in fair range of Col. MULLI
GAN'S guns, his fortifications being so situated
BS to prevent him from commanding them
completely, and his force was too small to ad
mit of his making a sortie against PRICE'S
overwhelming numbers ; but Mr. KING says
he saw twelve wagon loads of killed and wound
ed rebels taken oil after the fight. lie aiso
says PRICE assaulted Col. MULLIGAN'S fortifica
tions four or five times on Wednesday, but
was repulsed each time with a loss of between
300 and -100.
Reinforcements from the North, probably
tinder Gen. STURGIS, were expected to arrive
late on Wednesday ; but as PRICE had posses
sion of the ferry-boats, they would not be able
to cross the river, and, of course, could be of
little or no service to MULLIGAN. Mr. KING'S
account is quite incoherent, and entire reliance
is Dot placed in it here. There is little ques
tion, however, that a battle has taken place,
but the details are yet unknown.
FT. LOUIS, Friday, Sept. 20.
The following additional particulars in re
ference to affairs at Lexington have been as
certained. The first attack upon the fortifica
tions is said to have been made ou Thursday
of last week, but this is certainly a mistake, as
Gen. PRICE did not leave Warrcnburgh, forty
miles south of Lexington, until Wednesday
night. The attack was probably made on
Moudav, as previous advices, with aboutrß,ooo
men. The engagement lasted two hours,when
the rebels were repulsed, with a loss of 10U
kilied, and between 2UO and 400 wounded.—
Our loss is reported at five kilied and several
wounded. The fortifieatious are situated at
the edge of the town, on a bluff, overlooking
the river. The works are of earth, seven feet
high, twelve feet thick, with a ditch of six
feet deep aud twelve feet broad. Surround
ing them is another and smaller work erected
inside, defeuued by a ditch—the whole capable
of holding 10,000 troops.
The attack on Wednesday was determined,
and lasted nearly all day.
The reinforcements from the North under
Gen. STURGIS probably number 3,000 ; but
should they be unable to cross the river,which
is quite likely, the only aid they can render
will be to sweep with their artillery the points
occupied by the rebels. It. is confidently bop-1
ed, however, that the six thousand troops that !
left Jefferson City on Wednesday,by steamers, i
will Ire able to land at or near Lexington, and '
cut their way through the enemy's forces and
join Col. MULLIGAN. It is said that MULLIGAN
expressed confidence in being able to bold bis
position against any force not more than ten
times greater than bis.
CHICAGO, Sept. 22,1861.
A special dispatch to The Times, sent from
Qincy at one o'clock this morning, says the |
mail agent of the Hannibal and St. Joseph i
Railroad, who arrived at seven o'clock Sat
urday Jnight from St. Josephs, states that
Col. Mulligan and his whole command at
Lexington surrendered to Gen. Price on Fri
day morning at live o'clock.
The siege continued from Monday until the
time of the surrender. Col. Muliigaa and
men were without water all Thursday and Fri
day, aud were completely exhausted. They
fought desperately, but were compelled to yield
to superior numbers. The Union loss in killed
is said to be eight or nine hundred, while
that of the Rebels is some three or four
thousand, with a proportionate number of
The reports of the battle and the result is
fuliy corroborated by passengers ou the same
train. The news was brought by stage to
Hamilton, which is the nearest point on the
railroad to Lexington, being a distance of fif
ty miles. Of the fact ct the surrender there
can be no doubt.
The 3d Regiment of lowa Volunteers, on
the way to Lexington to re-enforce (date not
given) suddenly aud unexpectedly came across
a body of 4,000 Rebels at Blue Mills, Mis
souri, when a battle commenced and continued
an hour and a half.
The lowa regiment was about to retire
when the Rebels retreated and crossed the
river in time to full into the hands Gen
Lane's Brigage (4,000 strong) who were also
marching to re-euforce Col. Mulligan. The
Unionists captured seven or eight hundred,
and killed 200. The Rebels fled, and cross
ed the river, when the lowa regiment started
in pursuit.
In the first encounter the lowins lost 10
killcuaud 30 wounded. Ten or twelve Rebel
prisoners was brought into Quincy from St.
Joseph on Saturday, two or three of whom
are known to have been concerned in the burn
ing |of the Piatt Bridge a few weeks since
A special dispatch to 'lhe Tribune, from
head quarters at St. Louis, say the surrender
of Col. Mulligan, was not believed there, but
that re-enforcements were pushing toward
him from four different directions.
CAIRO, Saturday, Sept. 21, 1801.
There was a skirmish yesterday below Fort
Ilolt., between a company of the 10th Ilegi
iment ana a small party of Rebels. The lat
ter were routed. One of the Federal forces
was wounded.
CHICAGO, Sept. 22,1861.
Drafting for the army begins in this city
to-morrow. Orders to that effect were issued
on Saturday.
JSa?" A dispatch from Louisville quotes the
Richmond Examiner as saying that Jeff. Da
vis had so far recovered from his recent severe
illness as to take an airing last Saturday in a
carxjug. Unless that carriage was a hearse,
the head rebel is not yet dead.
Thursday Morning, September 26, 1861.
Republican County Nominations!
cratic Mass Convention, having no idea that
there were questions of greater public impor
tance than the salary of members of the Leg
islature, after applauding the Legislative
career of Messrs. TRACY and Buss, resolved
to support them, providing they would agree
to serve for three dollars a day, and appoint
ed a Committee to interrogate them upon the
subject. The correspondence it seems, is not
satisfactory to the Committee, and they have
placed Col JOII.V F. MEANS in nomination as
a candidate for Representative. We have not
room this week for the correspondence of
Messrs. TRACY and Buss—but we have no
doubt, the reasons they assign for not at once
accepting the propositions of the Committee,
will meet the approval of their constituency.
In the meantime we trust our Republicans will
not all rush into this Reform movement, ineti
uted by Col. P101.1.F.T, and to be carried out bv
Col. MEANS. The bold hypocrisy of this un
timely movement we shall comment upon more
fully next week.
—The announcement of the Committee
will appear in our next, with the letter of
Messrs TRACY and Buss.
Our latent news from Lexington reports the
surrender of Col. Mulligan. The intelligence,
however, is received with doubt both at Wash
ington and St. Louis, and at the latter place
re-enforccnieuts were still going forward on
Sunday. The report comes in a dispatch to
Chicago from Quiney, Illinois, where it was
brought by the mail agent of the Hannibal
aud St. Joseph Railroad, and is confirmed by
passengers on the same train. It was brought
to Hamilton, about 60 miles from Lexington,
by stage. According to this statement, Col.
Mulligan was compelled, at last, to yield to
superior numbers, after four days hard fight
ing—his men having been, for the last two
days, without a k drop of water. The report
of the loss on both sides is about, the same as
previously received.
A part of the story is that a body of 4,000
Rebels bad encountered the lowa 3d, and af
terward fell into the hands of Gen Lane.—
The date of this battle is not given. It had
not,'however, been heard of at Jefferson City
on Friday, a dispatch of that date to The
St. Louis Democrat, reporting that Gen. Larie
had arrived at Lexington. But of the truth
of this statement there seems to have been no
positive knowledge in St. Louis on Saturday.
Ou the whole, considering tho round about
way in which the report of Muilgian's surren
der comes, the fact that it is said to have
taken place early on Friday morning, and that
no such information, in any other way, had
reached St. Louis on Sunday morning, there
is certainly room for hope that it is without
foundation. We shall undoubtedly know the
truth in a few days.
At Blue Mills Landing, on the Mississippi
river, on the 17th inst, a desperate fight took
place between 500 of the Ist lowa Regiment,
under Lieut.-Col. Seott, and about 4,000 of
the Rebels. After an hour's fightirg, Col.
Scott retired slowly and in good order. Af
terward Col. Smith's command came to his
aid, but night fell before the lighting could be
renewed ; when morning again came the ene
my had retired, and there was no one to strive
against. In this engagement Lieut. Scott lost
5 killed, 84 wounded, G missing.
From Kentucky we have a proclamation
from Gen. Robert Anderson calling on the
loyal citizens of the Static to sustain and fight
for the Government. The rebel Gen. Buck
ner has also issued a proclamation, wherein he
makes a lying pretenses of aiding the State to
preserve a neutral position, and promising to
depart with his troops as soon as the National
forces leave. Private advices from tha Sttate
speak of the spread of the Union feeling, and
say that the approach of Gen. Buckuer has
arroused the indignation of the people, who
are rushing to arms for the purpose of assist
ing to drive the Rebels from their soil.
A deserter from the Rebel army, just ar
rived in Washington, says that Beauregard
has 185,000 men under him ; that they are
well fed, well shod, well clothed, that they are
regularly paid, and in excellent health and
spirits. Oa the other hand, a person described
as a m "vst intelligent man, just from Manassas,
states that the Rebel nrmy is demoralized,
that great numbers of them are leaving for
their homes in the Gulf States, and that tbey
have not even force enough to defend them-
selves from oar attsck, to say nothing of
moving on Washington.
1 Our advices from Missouri contain a con
firmation of the account of the repulse of the
rebels under Price at Lexington, and some
additional particulars of the operation of the
first two days, but no indication of the final
result. It appears that Price on the first day
made an effort to gain possession of three
ferry-boats lying in the liver on the Lexing
ton side, for which purpose he detailed two
large bodies of men to approach both above
and below. Such was the vigor with which
they were met, however, that they were repell.
Ed with heavy loss, and subsequently removed
twelve wagon loads of killed and wounded.
The next day Price assaulted the National
intrcnchments fourorfive times, but was each
time repulsed, with a loss of between three
and four hundred men. There appears to be
little doubt that the National re enforcements
arrived in season to render proper aid to Col.
Mulligan in his gallant defence of the place.
From Southern Kansas we learn that Rains
was marching towards the North, but that
Gen. Lane with the Kansas troops, was close
upon [his heels. Another body of about a
thousand rebels, supposed to have beee engag
ed in the recent bridge-burnings, was being
pursued by National troops from station on
the Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad. Skir
misbesc are reported to have taken place
near Kansas City and Ironton, in which the
rebels have been worsted.
A descent was made on the 12th iust., upon
a rebel camp at Petersburg!), Hardy County,
Ya., by Capt. Kidd's company of cavalry
from New Creek, Md., and a company of in
fantry from Fort Pedleton. The rebels only
waited for one shot frotn a twelve pounder,
and then fled. Several were killed and wound
ed, a number taken prisoners, and their camp
and all their equipage were captured. On
the same day a body of 250 rebels were
attached and dispersed at. Barboursville.
Interesting intelligence from the Pacific
coast reaches us by the I'ony Express, which
passed the outer telegraph station 101 miles
west of Fort Kearney, on the 10th f-inst., hav
ing left San Francisco on the 7th. Since the
State election in California, the market had
taken a much firmer tone, the overwhelming
Union vote dispelling all fears of any domestic
troubles. The returns of the election were
stiil incomplete, but sufficient had been receiv
ed to insure the success of the Republican
ticket. The vote of the whole State was ex
pected to be 120,000, and so far as heard, the
Republicans had 45,500, the Union Democrats
20,500, and the Breekenridge Democrats 10.-
400. The United States Marshal, in accord
ance with the provisions of the confiscation
act, had commenced the seizure of vessels in
the harbor of San Frncisco. lie had already
taken possession of the 4 bip llenry Jjrigham,
just arrived from Liverpool, loaded with coal,
and belomred to Lathrop Brothers, of Sa
vannah, Ga.
feS** Those who, in spite of the treacherous,
vindictive, cruel and unscrupulous spirit, which
the traitors have constantly displayed since
they commenced the preasent rebellion, still
seek to represent them as objects of sympathy
than of execration, should not forget the lan.
gauge that the secession journals habitually
use in speaking of the North, and the fierce
threats they delight to indulge in. The fol
lowing gentle recommendations of the Charles
ton Mercury, of the sth, are fair indications
of what the traitors would like to do if they
could :
" It is that our Yankee enemies, always ji>liincr
as into <mr best position, intend to three us into the al
ternative of a mtnpa'gn in Maryland. >r the dev.i-tatinn
of our sea roast. I'he Caroiinas, Ceorjria and Florida,
are to he defended in Maryland. It is there, by a firm
and aggressive war, that the L'niled States must, on our
part l- forced to defend themselves. Immediately after
the battle of Manassas, the troops threatening iiii-Tunoiid
fr on the coast were removed to Washington. Let us
burn Washington, liberate Maryland, and threaten or
march into Pennsylvania, and our coast will be protect
ed. Is not the invasion of Xorth Carolina, with alt its
loss of men and torts, au admirable be. elit, if it forces us
into the only policy by which a peace can he won by
arms ?"
The men in Pennsylvania who sympathizes
with, or feels willing in any way to aid or abet
those who desire to march into our State a
devastating horde, which is as destructive and
cruel as it is traitorous, deserves the scorn of
every loyal citizen.
have resorted to drafting in Virginia, the Car
oiinas, Arkansas, and Tennessee only ; in the
first State thoroughly by forcing every man
tliut bear arms into the ranks. In the other
but partially as yet. The best troops arc the
volunteers from tlie Gulf State, South Caro
lina and Texas. The drafted militia of Vir
ginia are althogetber the worst in the army,
except, perhaps, Gen. Trice's Missouri rab
DOWN ON GAMBLERS.—A dispatch to the
New York papers, dated Washington, Sept.
17, says : " The soldiers' pay commenced go
ing into gamblers' pockets. Col Christian
of the 26vh, yesterday invited himself a mem
ber of the card parties in the ground about
his camp, summarily sent the players to the
guard-house, and so confiscated the stukes to
use of the hospital. Gambling in his regiment
has got to cease. Organized efforts to stop
it throughout, the army will probably be made
from headquarters."
Bsj" Kentneky appears to be safe. The on
ly test votes thus far taken in the legislature
were largely in favor of the Union, as will be
seen by this table :
Yens Xayi.
Motion to road a secession address 12 2t
Motion to print a secession petition 15 21
Motion to hoist, the- Stars and Stripes 76 20
Motion ordering rebels out of the State 71 26
INDIAN* ALLIES. —The St. Louis papers re
ceived yesterday couflrm the fact hitherto tele
graphed, (and till now scarcely believed,)
that some thirteen hundred Indiun warriors—
Camanches, Chickasaws, Seminolesand Creeks
have actually crossed the Arkansas river,
en-rout for Ben McCulloch's camp, to help
him carry on the war against the Union
This scheme of getting the (Indian tribe into
the conspiracy against the Union was set on
foot, we believe, by Gov. Rector, as early as
January lasi.
He corresponded with some of the princi
pal chiefs, making all manner of plausible mis
representations as to their interests between the
North and the South, and earnestly called up
on them to be ready, when the secession blow
was struck through the South, to promptly
espouse the cause of the latter. This was
nearly ftur months before Arkansas seceded.
The circumstance goes to show how elaborate
and thorough was the conspiracy-against the
Union, aud how reckless the plotters were in
regard to the mode of carrying on their pro
fitS*" The President has appointed the fol
lowing Commissioners to represent the United
States, at the Great exhibition of 18(52 in
London. William H Seward, Secretary of
State ; Caleb I>. Smith, Secretary of the In
terior ; Edward Everett, of Massachusetts ;
James Henry, of the Smithsonian Institute ;
Robert B. Minturn, of New York ; J. Daw
son Coleman, of Pennsylvania ; John 11. Kirk
hart, of Ohio ; James R. Partridge, of Mary
land ; 15 P. Johnson, of New York ; Rich
ard Wallach, Mayor of Washington ; W. W.
Seaton, of Washington ; Joseph C. G. Ken
nedy, Superintendent of the Census Bureau.—
In appointing so many mem Iters of his Cabinet
upon this Commission, the President indicates
his belief that by next year our Government
can turn its attention from matters of war to
affairs of peace.
Bishop Simpson, of the Methodist Episco
pal Church, recently delivered a sermon on
our national crisis in Chicago. It is de
scribed as being the most eloquent and over
whelming effort ever made by the Bishop.—
Thousands heard it, and were effected beyond
all precedent No language can describe the
grandeur and emotions of the occasion. At
one point in the sermon, and as the fitting
close of a most impassionate paragraph the
following noble sentiment was uttered : "We
will take our glorious flag—the fiag of our
country—and nail it just below the cross ! That
is high enough ! There let it wave as it
waved of old. Around it let us gather :
" First Christ's, then our Country's."
The New York II orld contains a
strenuous call for men and more forces in the
conduct of the war. It says : " had we half
a million on foot which Cougress voted, or
could we be assured of them by the first of
December, it is morally certain that the rebel
lion would meet its end before the heats of
the next summer. With our present force,
no man can say when it will be effected,or, in
deed, that it will be effected at all." And
again—" We should remember that every day
this fell treason keeps its stand, is a day ad
ded to its prestige, at tiie expenses of the good
tiacie of the Republic. If we crush this rebel
lion with one quick, decisive, overwhelming
blow, we shall take higher rank than ever
among the nations. If we allow a wavering,
drugging, lingering stuggle, acting on the de
fensive as long as we can, and in attack never
assured of success—we rhall wade through
dishonor, nod probably come out in defeat
Triumph is ours, if we will it, but we must
show ourselves more in earnest—must put
forth more of our strength."
The Volunteers and the Elective Fran
We give below the law authorizing our vol
unteers to vote at the general elections. It
seems to be unqualified both as to State and
County officers.
74. Whenever any of the citizens of this
Commonwealth qualified as hereinbefore pro
vided, shall be in any actual military service
in any detachment of the militia or corps of
volunteers, under a requisition from the Presi
dent of the United States, or by the authority
of this Commonwealth, on the day of ihe gen
eral election, as aforesaid, such citizens may
exercise the right of suffrage at such place as
may be appointed by the commanding officer of
the troop or company to which they shall re
spectively belong, as fully as if they were pre
sent at the usual place of election : Provided,
That no member of any such troop or company
shall be permitted to vote at the place so tip
pointed, if at the time of such election he shall
be within ten miles of the place at which be
would be entitled to vote, if not in service as
75. The proceedings for conducting such
elections shall he, as far as practicable, in all
respects the same as are herein directed in the
case of genetal elections, except that the cap
tain or commanding officer of each company or
troop shall act as judge,and that the first lieu
tenant or officer second in command, shall act
as inspector at such election, so far as shall
relate to such company or troop ; aud in case
of the neglect or refusal of such officers, or
either of them, to serve in-such capacity, the
officer or officers next in command, in such
company or troop,shall act as judge or inspec
tor as the case inay be.
7. The officer authorized to perform the
duties of judge, shall administer the proper
oath or affirmation to the officer who shall act
as inspector, and as soon as such officer shall
have been sworn or affirmed, he shall adminis
ter the proper oath or affirmation to the officer
whose duty it shall be to act as judge ; and
such officer arting as judge shall appoint two
persons to act as clerks, and shall administer
to 'hem the proper oaths or affirmations.
77. The several officers authorized to conduct
sncb election, shall take the like oaths or affir
mations, shall have the line powers, and they,
as well as other persons who may attend,vote
or offer to- vote, at such election, shall be sub
ject to the like penalties arid restrictions,as ore
declared or providt-d in this act, in the case of
elections by the citizens at their usual place
of election.
78. Within three days after such election,
the jndpei thereof shall respectively transmit,
through the nearest post-office, n return there
of, to/rhcther with the tickets, tally lists and
iists of voters,to the prothonotary of the county
in which such electors would have voted, if
not in military service. And the said judges
shall transmit another return of such election
to the commanding officer of the regiment or
battalion, as the case may be, who shall make
a general return, under his hand and seal, of
the votes of all the companies or troops under
his command, and shall transmit the same
through the nearest post-office to the secretary
of the Commonwealth.
7y. It shall be the duty of the prothonotary
of the county, to whom such returns shall be
made, to deliver to the return judges of tlie
j same county, a copy certified under his hand
and seal, ol the return of votes so transmitted
to him by the judges of the election in the
companies or troops aforesaid.
BU. The return judges of the proper county
or counties, in which the volunteers or militia
men aforesaid nay have resided at the time of:
beiritr called into actual service, as aforesaid,
shall meet on the second Tuesday in Novem
ber next after the election. And when two or
more counties are connected in the election,the
meeting of the judges from each county shall
be postponed in such case until the Friday fol
lowing the said second Tuesday in November.
81. '1 iie return judges so met, shall include
in their enumeration the votps so returned,and
thereupon shall proceed in all respects in the
like manner as is provided in this act, in cases
where ad the votes shall have been given ut
the usual place of election.
In Braintrim. Wvoming county. Ph.. oii Wednesday. (lie
lDh in-.. 1. v Ifrv. I). Wan fit, Mr. A I.HI HI" OVER
FIELD.of M> -nbppett. I'.i., t>> .Mi-- NELLIE M. daugh
ter nl S. Kconey, ol the former place.
iirti) SUfttrtfsemmts.
October 2, 3, anil 4, 1861.
J- to receive animals and articles for exhibition, on
Wednesday, the 2d of Octolier.
I'eisirtis desiring to enter ..nitnals or articles for pre
miums, must apply at the odire, oil llie grounds, staling
to the i lei k the kind ol or articles. and to what
department the >ame la-longs, tngetht t with the t utne of
the competitor, ail ol which w ill lie entered in a book tor
thai purpose. Ihe person will then receive a ticket mini
la-red in the department to which the same belongs, wliis It
ticket must l earclully attu lied to the animal or arti
cle, so that the Judges w ill be able to designate the pro- I
per num>a-r to whit It an award has been made, tare
must be taken that tickets are not attached to the wrong
animal or article. The numbered tickets must he pre
Exhibitors and visitors will lir.-t obtain entry tickets,
to lie grounds, ut the ticket ofln c. Persons pun -basing
meiiibet.-hip tickets mil be entitled to exhibit animals or
articles, and when -n> li is produced in the county or .
brought into ;t tor the purpose of promoting production
therein, will lie entitled to compete lor premiums.
'l ite Judging Committees will commence their duties
on the second dty ol tin Fair. The premiums will he Ue
elated on the third day of the Fair.
hxamiiiaiisii- ol the merits ot Horses and Cattle, trials
ol strength, and trotting with single and .uatched teams,
will take place < ii thetliird day ol the Fair, tor which
premiums wtil be awarded ty the Committee to the best I
not iag single horse, and the best not iug span ot horses. j
All stock e\ cpt horses, t ill; KXIIIIUTIon ATTIIeF.VR, '
from the east -ide ol the river, to cross over lite bridge '
and return Ft'EE OF TOLL. \lt horses, eertilied by tiie j
l'rcsideiit ot the S >eicty a- having i ecu regularly enter
ed I'T exhibition at the Fair, and the tail ot the same I
hat mg la i II paid on passing to the Fair, the toll so paid i he celuiided oii presentation and .-ut render ol the cer
tificate at the toll offi eot the bridge. All persons cross [
ing the bridge with teams, .-iggte ixirriage. or on horse- j
;, trout the east-ide ot tile river, going to tiie Fair, |
upon payment of tin-usual toll, will rere.te a ticket to
n turn once fit at any time during the Fair, or the next
day alter.
ile grounds of the Society have been greatly improv
ed, ami every facility and inducement aie uttered tor a
I nge and beautitul display. Farmers. Mechanics, and
Manilla, turets an earnestly invited t ■ exhibit theii ]rn.
din L- in quant ities that will do credit t . our eoisnty. lat
1 > very per-mi that comes to the Fair bring rum- 'uug to
exhibit, lajt the I .tidies' Dcpai linent ol tliis Fair not fall
li :n the proud etuinence it ii.i- hereto! u e attained. Each
OIK- lias some article to emboli-h and add to the attrac
tions. JOHN F. MEANS,
JAMES c. 11l in; WAY,
Towanda, Sept. 27, 1861. Ex. Committee.
u Our Country Forever !"
\V A. lIrtCKWEI.I, j- again on hand with the tirst
New Goods of the Season !
Those wishing a good bargain will lind it greatly to
their advantage to give us a call, as the hard times will
not. prevent us selling good articles at modciate prices.
Although compelled to adopt the ready pay system, we
teei continent that we can give our customers perfect sat
isfaction. WM..V. ROCKWELL.
Towanda. Sept. 2">. 1861.
Fill MD nine GOODS,
In Great Variety,
II est Kirle of the Ptib/ir square, at the store of
Towanda, Sept. 2">. lsr.l.
3Elfo3ffD AXiXI DOUBT.
VLL persons indebted to K.S. BENEDICT,
i.v Note. Judgment, or Book Account, are'notificd
that if t '■ aforesaid indebtedness is not cancelled by the
first ot October, proper steps for the collection of the
same, wi'.l be taken, torthwith.
Towanda. Sept. 20. 1861.
JLi ii e ■ if the undersigned, about, the Ist
ot May. a RED COW. The owner is request
ed to conic -award Anil prove property, nav Jt Vf
charges. -! take her away, otherwise she will I."Vlis
posed of ii. r.irding to law. J. STROI'D.
Welles' Ferry, Terrytown, Sept. ID, 1861.
• H. H. STErilENfe.
' Towauda, Aug. 26, 1851.
ilfto ttlit lt^t|
co mmon pleas of Bradioid county to ml i* c ""n 7
he exposed to public sale on THI'KSi) , •
ol October A. it. at the court I
I ut "" e 1 " c '| K:k ' - M • •' following de
jor P" ,(l 01 llU,d ' i" Tiiscan-ni tow. m" 7 ! i• ,
I as tollows ; On the north at .! e-t | ... ; " u,; -
j Wy. ruing county line, and on the west j v - ' -
i eel and Luther Kinney and land ot Peter pi' '
(or land now in passion ol Charles Sturiw.
tatning about 5b acres, mure or less— abo . , ) r.*
proved, one log house, trained bum and'tU'V 4 '' I '' *
, thereou. 0 '""I tr tel
Seized and taken in execution at the suit of r-
Bixby vs I'eier 11. '
ALSO—The following descrilied lot pi t e, r
land situate in South (reek ami Welles tow, i : ' '
ed and described as follows : On the north ! v it'
dary line between the state of Penu>v!vai i, an <ti
; of New York, east by the east lamndory'lme
land conveyed to George Canham I.v J. *
wife and Joshua Summon* and wife. I.v deed" '-i
j ,ee 1 tearing dale Di ceniher, 18;.b. we-t i.v n ;H
land, on south by u line parrallel with Raid nnrt! v '
ing said honndary line between said state* of
and Pennsylvania, and tar enough southerly .j" *. '
j embrace and contain 200 acre* ol land strict
: ALSO Om other ,
South t reek two., being the west half of ."
No. .OUSi!, surveyed to Johnson A Mifttin, and |
I west hall of MINI acre tract, and allowance, recett'v
S chased by said Kerby A Adams at Shi-riff suV •'
Seized and taken in execution at the- suit ~f p
, Bank vs John S. Cotton. "* s "*
- m ALSO -The following lot, piece, or parcel ofW
j tiate in Tu*. arora twp.. In.uuded as lollow*
j north bv land of Bixby A Culver. ea*t by the s ,
j na and Bradford county line, -outh by land- ofV'
and west land of Lewi* hilvjria. Containing , k '.
i more or less. '
Seized and taken in execution at the suit of Lathr-.. l
Salslmrpy v* Thumaa Morley. *
ALSO—The following described lot. niece, or par
liitui -ituate in Troy l,oro. laoiniled on tin- i:-ut!i
of N.M. CarntM-han, east by the highway, south hV
I of Silas E .-liepard, west l.y land ot Win. J| '
'■ taming J'J feet front, and 7U feet deep, bo tli- - i. n - n
| or less, all improved, one two-story building. _ '
a fninitme store and sb (- thereon.
Seized and taken in execution at the suit of Mit
! A Leonard vs. William Taylor.
ALSO— The following described lot, piece or pa, r .
land situate in Ridgbury twp., hounded on the ii'-rli
east, by land- of Thomas Buck, on the south I.v iamhrf
! Jerre Driscall, and on the west by tiie public lo,'ii. t
i containing one-ball of an acre, more o! less, ali J ; ,. -
! one framed house thereon.
Seized and taken in execution at the suit of C. F. tt
I son vs. Ileunis Drummv vs G. P. News.
Towanda. Sept. ?.>. 1*;1.
II a. Sri,it r- The Xortli Branch f <
nit. hi the Court of Bradford County Common .
No 621. September Term, Dv'.D.
, The undersigned, an Auditor, appointed t.v thef
to (ji.-trihute lurid- arising from SlierilT* sale'of dr.
lint's personal property, will attei.u to liis duties i.
appoiiittncut at the office of Wihuot A Wstk i -
Bi-rough ol Towanda, on MONDAY, the ' H
OCTOBER. IKGt, at! o'clock, P. M., when and win, I
all pet sons having claims against said estate. • .* K
t|i>eti-d to present the same or be forever , I
i therefrom. G. H. WATKI.Vri I
c •- ■
a. \ B
tat.-o; ORR \MEL TRACY, dee'd., late ol Smit ■
are hereby requested to make payment wi'h,, ; i.
present tbem duly autheuticuteu for settlenu-nt
A. L. Tlt.tCV.
Sept. 2Llsil. r.
I> RI I'll K 1.1'.1 i i.N(r.—Senleil pTCtpo:i|<
in Ridghury, on S tl'l'lll'AY, 'h- .*.l h day of OCT, t
[s.;l, nn: J 1 o'rloc k. p. m for the building and
ling of ;i Bridge acr-ss Benticy Creek, near that ■ •
Spi-cilicati-uis no the - cue may he seen at tiie
man's, and at the Commissioner's Office, for tr. t ,
previous to said letting. W. 11. DECKEIt
I*. 11. BI'CK.
W. A. TIIOM \s.
Commissioner's Office. Sept. 2">, lsfil. t trr'i.
a V is hereby g ven. that all person* indebted t " n
fate of DAN lEL STRONG, deed., late of U,;. ; 4
are hereby requested to m ike payment without d
and all person-iiaving d--uianiis ag.iin-t -. I estate v
present thym duly authenticated for se'tN-.-iii-nt.
LL'CRKTi \ si'uNG.
Sept. 2a. 1 siR, Admitii-tr.itrit.
O en that a special Court will l>c held at tie I it
House in To.vmidu, ILui. If. G. WHITE proidui;
men ing MONDAY, N<(V 1. . .p
1 t-> continue two weeks for the trial o! the- 1-.q
; causes: —
rn:T week.
May Isjt,. Ellern Maria McN'eal ,V Co vs J. Mtrrai
David Barber vs Clicster Thomas At
S. pt. 1-jii. I. Sinith vs s Kellum, 2d .ct al.
Sept. 18S7. Ingham Barclay It K£ I
May ISaS. Will A Park Vs Wni 11 strong,
i " " Wni I! Dnriington vs ,' \ Shipman. P*
i " " Matthew McManon vs J P Morton A; i.
" same same
" " M D W Bishop vs Alfred Gore. To- -
■' " 11 P Moore vs Chester Pierce. AH*"
Dec. 1 s.js. tie < K Elliott v-Je-se II C -wall, eta
" Charles 11 Shcpard vs Ahr Steers, et al. Tro.
" " Samuel F Ripley vs Hiram Spear.
" " Allen K Axtcll vs Alson Patter-n. A;
Feb. lSj'.l. J It Ingets .11 ,V , vs John H rku—*. L- '•
" Del L A W R 11 Co vs Meylet: A Ward. i.Vt
" " same same j
" " same same
" " Alvah Heath vs J W Dennison. fjeitmeat.
May 1853. Francis Ripley vs Hiram Spear.
" same same
May KID. I ami-a M Watth-* vs SamlC Mann. Trespsss
" '• A M ICirk vs A B Smith A . -M'P •
•' •' J 1> Foster v.* same
" " Maria Child vs Anthony E Child. T *-p"
1 Sept. I-JJ. M F Ransom vs David Arm- 11. Lj' ' "
j •• Win P Emerson vs Cole A Conaut. • H
" " John lotntz vs John Hanson.
| " '• Michael i .-iillivau vs It C Sin a Hey, et I, ■
It S Middaugh vs Archibald Forbes- ■
Dec. ls">D. L'enben Cliapen vs Warn n Cal'cti. Kj>
•• Stepiieti Felton vs .1 B Welisti r A tertu '
'• " C shumwjy vs Clark Hollenback.
" Jane McQueen vs Edward Holennib. 1 I
" " same vs (trlando Holcotnb.
't " same vs Samuel Hole mb
" Hirnm Shaw, cl ex vs Jonas Kuucr etn- 'j
Feb. lsi',o. .Ino W Dennison vs Towns!.' i' rr . v
" "J It lngersoll. et al vs Th>>s sineaii. * H
" 0 P Ballard vs Bingham R • kwei. >'t -n t
" " Farmer's l.'n Ins C>> vs Sarah Myers-r •I"
" " J it lngersoll, et al v H S Vaughn >■' J
" " Henry W Tracy vs Alvah Young- Lje'' r '"
" C T Bliss vs Sarah Stone admrs .'tc. > '^H
May lSfiO. Wm li Clymer's u->- vs ' I. War.l. H
David Barber vs I>aid Wilmot '
JR Pratt's admrs v*D Pratt's admet H|
Sept. 1860. Fatinei's Un Ins ('•> vs C N" Shipman ff k iwanna I .V C Co v> Meylcrt A B ir>: *•
" " Kiiza Jane Chapman vs Stanley S Huum! ■
Dec. 1860. Henry Northrnp vtMn J Reyn
•• s W Park vs Win Frederick. l-u<- y |
Feb. IS6I. J L Sa-yer,Vson vs C F Welles..Vr.S .D' ■
" "Wm 11 Phillips vs JB M llinmat). ... I
•' G M Hollenbaek'a use vs Krani-is Tyler sH
" " Saml Archibald'* use vs Thomas Page. et
" " Burton I. Smith vs C B A N I! Chaffee ■
Suhpcenas for first week, returnable Momlm .N ' ' I
i 1-61. at lOo'cloi k.a. in for second week. M • .
I 11. 1861, at 10 o'clock, a. in. E.O.GDDB""
Towanda, Sept. 3, lsbl. I'n.tli a ' It
I winter, SEPTEMBER >. 1861.
keeping tanght
branches, on the same principle a* that p i>'"
largest Commercial Colleges, anil at one j .at tcr t ■' !
h~ Pupils can enter at any time, as ci li one K ■ q
individual instruction.
For full course in Rook-keeping and Penmw-*'"? j
including diploma. •
Partial course in Rook keeping I >
Penmanship—24 lessons,
Ornamental Penmanship,
The full course embraces Common i' Peii"' 1 ,
Bo>>k keeping by Single and Double Entry. " '
ly used in the different departments t,
merve, including Wholesale and Rota ■
ufacturing. Shipping. Individual and '■' l!l ''V II !•-
ness, with instruction in Commercial Laws.
Persons taking the full course will I" • ~t tl
conduct a set of hooks by Double Entry in tin
tensive establishment. r
Specimens of Penmanship w ill be sent t .
whenever requested. ~ r tTd N
For further information address ' V'tiU-'H' I
Towanda. Sept. It), 1661. tl