Bradford reporter. (Towanda, Pa.) 1844-1884, November 23, 1865, Image 2

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    NEWS FROM ALL NATIONS.
—The British Parliament will meet on the
23d instant
—Over 14,000 animals have been attack
ed by the cattle plague in England, and of these
12,000 have died.
—Spain has notified the English Govern
ment that she intends taking energetic measures
to put an end to the slave trade.
—The Bey of Tunis has granted a gen
eral amnesty to all persons implicated in the late
revolution in that country.
—The Austrian Government has issued
an official intimation which indicates a fixed reso
lution to adopt, as far as possible, a free-trade pol
icy.
-—The Tycoon of Japan and the rebell
ious Prince Xagata have come to an understanding.
A plot to murder the former was recently discov
ered and frustrated.
—Russia is also to participate in (he in"
teruatioual Sanitary Congress for the preventation
of cholera, soon to he held at Constantinople.
—A man giving his name as Lieut. Jas
H. Lalers, of the i'tli Connecticut \ olunteers, was
arrested as a Fenian in Dublin, Ireland, on the
28th ult. A seven-barreled revolver. 200 patent ri
de balls, said to be poisoned, and four military
drill books, were found in bis possession.
—Bavaria, Saxony and Hesse Darms
tadt Lave agreed to propose in the Federal Diet j
that the HoLstein Estates should be convened, that
Schleswig should he incorporated with Germany, ;
and that the cost of the Danish war should be j
borne by the Confederation.
—lt is generally believed in Paris that :
the French army now in Mexico will be gradually '
withdrawn, and that by Sept. 1866. the whole will j
have returned to France.
—The evacuation of Rome by the French
troops has been commenced.
-- Legal proceedings have been institu-J
ted against the British Government for the recent
seizure of the Fenian newspaper in Dublin.
—lt is thought in London that one of the
first measures of the new English Ministry will be
a liberal reform bill.
-The English ministerial modifications,
consequent on the death of Lord Palmerston, are
nearly completed, the only post unfilled being the
Chancellorship of the Duchy of Lancaster, made
vacant by Lord Clarendon becoming Foreign Sec
retary. vice Bussed, promoted to the Premiership.
—The Sultan of Turky has declared his
intention to contribute 30,000 frances a month, du
ring the winter, to the support of the destitute
sufferers from the recent great fire in Constantino
ple.
—The Managers of the French Universal
Exhibition, which is to open at Paris in the Spring
of 1807, have extended the time for American ex
hibitors to send in their list to Jan. 1.
—The Greek Ministry, having been de
feated on a question of confidence, Las resigned.
The King has requested M. Bnlgaris to form a new
ministry, but be refuses except on condition that
Count Sponneck shall he banished. To this the
King will not consent.
—President Gefl'ard of Hayti recently an
nounced to his people that war vessels, purchased
in New York, were on their way to Cape Haytien,
and that with these the blockade of that town
would again be reestablished, thus starving out the
rebel army there and forcing it to surrender.
\ miser, aged eighty-one years, died
at Vienna, Austria, leaving two million l'ranes to
the Pope.
lt is rumored in Europe that Gens. Mc-
Clellan and Beauregard bad tendered their swords
to the Pope for the defence of Rome.
—The cholera, which made its appear
ance in the southern provinces of Russia, two
mouths ago, is still advancing north, in spite of the
eohl weather.
James Ducan and (Japt. Richard B.
Winder, confined to the Old Capitol prison at
Washington, are soon to be tried for cruelties prac
ticed toward Union prisoners at Andersonville.
--Gen. John H. Logan of Illinois has
been appointed U. N. Minister to Mexico.
-It is said that Sir Frederic Bruce, the
English Minister at Washington will be selected
as umpire by the joint Commission to adjust the
claims between the United States and the Repub
lic of Colombia.
—An English detective named John Mo
High is in Washington. He is in this country to
keep an eye on the Fenians.
-The I . S. Government will permit no
armed parties to pass the frontier into Mexico, nor
permit munitions of war to be sent either to the
Maximilian or Juarist belligerents.
--The Mormon leaders declare that they
will sustain polygamy by force of arms, and defy
openly the Federal authority.
--Some of the U. S. officials in Utah have
several wives.
—There are in the town of YValdoboro,
Me., persons with these names ; Head, Foote,
Hyde, Horn, Bides, Hough. Heart, Bowles, (for
bowels), Haslet. Thus the town had everything
but Tail, when a Prussian came in named Onbe
hind.
—The materials for the completion of the
Itusso-American telegraph, via Bchring Straits,
have been contracted for in Paris, and will shortly
la- shipped to this country.
—The body of Wirz was buried in the
arsenal ground, at Old Capitol Prison, where also
lie the remains of the assassination conspirators.
The report that Mrs. Wirz attempted
to poison her husband is denied.
—Gen. Can by has turned over to the New
< Irleaus City authorities the control of sanitary
regulations and the State levees, has withdrawn
the provost-marshals in the parishes, except in
certain enses, and stopped the issue of charity ra
tions to person unconnected with the army.
—The Constitutional Amendment abol
ishing Slavery passed both houses of the South
Carolina Legislature, on the 13th inst., with but
little opposition. The Legislature has adjourned
until the 2.3 th inst.
— A number of ladies are daily beseig
ing W asliington in the capacity of pardon-seekers,
whose persistence is exceedingly annoying to the
President.
Gen. Humphreys, Governor elect of
Mississippi, is anxious to get immediate possess
ion of authority, but Provisional Governor Shar
key refuses to abdicate without orders from Wash
ington.
—A death from cholera ore tired in Ft.
Louis on the 10th inst.
Gov. Wells has called a special ses
sion of the Louisiana Legislature on the 23d inst.,
to elect I*. S. Senators.
Gen. Fullerton hus been relieved of the
charge of the Freedmen's Bureau of Louisiana by
Gen. Baird, who announces, bower, that he shall
not alter the orders of his predecessor.
—1 he Provisional Governors of North
Carolina, South ( aroliua, and Florida huvej been
notified by the President that they are to continue
to exercise their officers until specially instructed
to the contrary.
--Gov. llrownlow of Tennessee has set
*lart Thursday, !>••< 7. as i< day of thaukisgiving.
—John C. Breckinridge, now in Canada,
has announced his intention, if pardoned, to take
up his residence in Texas. He ascribes the dis
asterons turning point* in the Rebellion to the re
moval of Gen. Johnston from the command of the
army before Atlanta.
—Jeff. Davis, on hearing of the execu
tion of Wirz, remarked that the Government might
have hung many worse men.
—A. Deslondes, the father-in law of John
Slidell and Gen. Beauregard, died in Chalmette,
La., on the 19th ult. He was a wealthy Creole.
—Southern newspapers are refusing to
inßert the advertisements of negroes without the
word " colored " or 1 ' fVeedman is attached to
them.
The colored people of Solum, Alabama,
in a recent meeting, passed resolutions complain
ing that they were every day robbed and beaten by
men wearing the Federal uniform, and that they
had applied in vain to the police and the military
for protection.
—There is some uneasiness in Richmond,
Va.. caused by the report that preparations are
being made for an insurrection by the 25,000 or
30,000 negroes on the York River Peninsula, be
tween Hampton and Williamsburg. These negroes
have been notified that the lands they now occupy
will he turned over to their former owners on Jan.
1, and it is feared they will not give them up with
out resistance.
—The position of parties in the Italian
Parliament is : Moderates, 586 ; Constitutional,
101 ; Clerical, 0 ; Doubtful. 46.
—The next House of Representatives will
stand, exclusive of the 58 members from the sece
ded States, 141 Republicans and 40 Democrats.
—A reduction of oO,1)00,000 francs in
the French army and navy estimates has been de
cided upon.
—The prize-money of the Princess Royal
is ready for disbursement by the Third Auditor.
The claims have been hanging in uncertainty for
over three years. The crews of the following I .
S. vessels are interested; Honsatonic, Unadilla,
G. AV. Blunt. Memphis, Quaker City, America and
Augusta.
—The receipts for customs by the U. S.
Government for October were over $18,000,000, ot
which $11,008,737 were received at New York.
The Governor of South Carolina has
asked the Secretary of the U. S. Treasury that that
State be allowed to assume the direct tax levied by
Congress, and that the same may b; paid in South
Carolina bonds. He says the State is too much
impoverished to pay the taxes immediately.
—The reward offered for the capture of
Booth has not been paid, there being a dispute us
to the legitimate claimants. It is nearly $250,000,
exclusive of SIOO,OOO in gold offered ay California.
—The total receipts from Internal Rev
enue since July 1, are $136,000,000.
•—The total amount of coin on deposit in
the U. >S. Treasury, on Nov. 1, was about $106,000,
000.
—lt has been decided that matured and
unpaid installments of bounty descend to heirs in
foreign countries as well as pay.
—The Michaelmas term will see King's
College, Cambridge. England, thrown open, for
the first time since its foundation, to students
other than those educated at Eton.
—Mr. Richie is engaged on an engraving
from his own picture of the scene around the death
bed of President Lincoln.
—Mrs. L. 11. Sigourneyis to have a mon
ument to her memory in Hartford, Conn., the city
of her home previous to her death in June last.
--Vincent Wallace, the composer, who
died recently in Italy, left two sons who give prom
ise of great musical talent, They are studying at
the Conservatory, Paris. A grand musical enter
tainment is soon to be given in London, Eng., to
provide a fund to enable the young men to culti
vate their talents without interruption.
—The Governor of Rhode Island refuses
to postpone Thanksgiving Day in that State until
the national thanksgiving on the 7th. In all the
other States where a day had been appointed, it
has been so changed.
—A third trial has been ordered lor the
i parties who attempted to kidiiay Geo. X- Sanders,
j in Montreal, Ca., the juries having failed to cou
j vict heretofore. The Canadian journals now pro
i nounee Sanders a nuisance, and declare that he
i already cost Canada over >1,000.000, and that he
ought to have the decency to leave the country.
—The Missouri Legislature has appoin
: ted a committee to memorialize President Johnson
I to release all the Union prisoners now in confine
ment for offences committed during the war, on
the ground that rebel soldiers, whose crimes were
I infinitely greater, have been pardoned.
—Mr. Trumbcl, on the 15th inst., offered
I a resolution in the Tennessee Senate, declaring
; that Jeff. Davis and the other Southern leaders
i ought to suffer the extreme penalty of the law.
—Gov. Hamilton has notified President
I Johnson that he intends calling the Texas State
i Convention in December.
I —A petition, asking the pardon of Jeff.
! Davis, signed by 1.200 of the ladies of Norfolk and
! Portsmouth, Ya., has been presented to President
Joliuson.
—The Hon. Kenneth Reynor of North
| Carolina had a long interview with President John
son on the loth inst., in regard to the restoration
i of that State c o the rights and privileges of the
Union.
—Maj.-Gcn. Augur, commander of the
i Department of Washington, has ordered that here
; after no colored man shall be whipped under any
law of Virginia, within is department
-Gen. Daniel E. Sickles is in Richmond,
i on an important Government mission.
—John Mitchel has sailed for Europe.
He goes to Paris on a Fenian mission.
Mr. Ohauncy M. Depew, present Sec
retary of the State of New York. has been appoin
ted P. S. Minister to Japan.
—Cassius M. Clay, Minister at St. Peters
[ burg, in a letter tj Secretary Seward, advises that
j the importation of cattle from abroad should at
i once be prohibited, in order to prevent the intro
| duction of the cattle plague into this country.
—The ex-Rebel Attorney-* feneral, Geo.
! Davis, was brought a prisoner to New York, on
the loth inst., by the 1". S. steamer Memphis,
* from Key West. Fin., and handed over to the na
tional authorities in that city.
Col. Robert Johnson has been appointed
private Secretary to the President, his father.
—Owing to the great cost of living in
Washington, unite a number of Congressmen have
engaged apartments for the in it session in Balti
more, where prices are much more reasonable.
—A grand serenade was given on the
14th inst.,"at Harrisburg, Pa., to the returned col
ored soldiers. Prof. Dey of New York delivered
an oration, and speeches were made by Gen. Cam
eron and others. A grand ball closed the celebra
tion.
—Gen. Dull' Green of Alabama died at
Mobile on the 11th inst. Puling Jackson's Pres
idency, Mr. Green published the administration
organ in Washington, but afterward supported the
State Bights doctrines of John C. Calhoun.
—The cholera has broke out in Leipsic,
Germany.
Bradford
Towanda, Thursday, November 23,1865.
THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE.
The country awaits with unusual anx
iety, the assembling of Congress, and the
delivering of President JOHNSON'S message.
No document of the kind lias ever been
looked for with so much interest, nor
ever read with so much eagerness as will
be the forthcoming message of the Presi
dent. This is occasioned by the peculiar
circumstances under which President JOHN
SON assumed the helm of State, by the stu
pendous and important results which have
followed from our military operatums, cul
minating in the sudden overthrow of the
rebellion, and by the difficult task which is
now being tried, of reorganizing and recon
structing the States lately in Rebellion.
It is idle to attempt to conceal the fact,
that the loyal people of the country have
experienced some degree ot disappointment
and dissatisfaction at the action of the Na
tional Administration in the pardon of
rebels, and in the general management of
the rebel States. A great fear has taken
hold of the public mind that the lessons of
the past were to be ignored, that the blood
and treasure of the couutry had been spent
in vain, and that Slavery was to be allow
ed once more to regain its former standing
and prestige. It was natural that a people
who had undergone such unexampled pri
vations, as those endured during the past
four years, should be sensitive of the final
settlement of our National affairs, and jeal
ous lest the lives and money offered upon
the shrine of tin; Union, should have been
offered in vain.
We believe there has been a general dis
position to deal magnanimously with a con
quered foe, though that enemy had perpe
trated one of the most monstrous wrongs
ever inflicted upon a lenient and forbearing
nation. The war for the Union has not
been prosecuted mainly ith a view to
overthrow and subjugate the Southern pea
pie, but to preserve the Union, and trans
mit it to posterity redeemed from tire dis
grace of Slavery, and purified from the
"sum of all villiauies," which was the fruit
ful source of all our National troubles.—
Hence the public mind was not averse to
those acts of charity and magnanimity, which
the I'resident might extend to a fallen and
humbled foe, provided nothing was done to
recnscitate the hvdra-headed monster, upon
whose death the Nation was resolved.
The policy of the President, in this
respect was not sufficiently explicit to sat
isfy the popular demand. The nation clam
ored for the punishment of treason, and for
the enactment of measures which should
secure at ouce'the inestimable blessings to
How from the struggle of the last four years.
The i'resident has been tardy in acceding
to the popular demand, and disappointment
has been the consequence We must con
fess that iu the general disappointment we
have had our full share. But as events
ripen into practical measures, it seems to
us that new hopes dawn upon the country,
and new expectations are inspired, that be
fore the solution of the great and intricate
question shall be full}' reached, the country
will be satisfied, the security of the future
be provided for, and the Freemen of thfe
country without respect to color, have all
the rights and privileges to which they arc
entitled.
The forthcoming message of the Presi
dent will undoubtedly contain an exposi
tion of the policy which will govern him in
x'egard to the restoration of the late rebell
ions States, and which will enable the
country better to judge what he desires.
But the Congress so soon to meet, will have
an important part in the reconstruction and
reorganization of the seceding States. They
will find knocking at their doors for admis
sion, Representatives from most of the
States lately in rebellion The President
has already authoritveiy announced that
certain conditions would be indispcnsible
to the recognition of these States in their
reorganized form, and lias not hesitated to
dictate certain terms without complying
with which they need not look for favor.
It may be that Congress will not be satis
fied with the conditions imposed, but will
insist upon more adequate security for the
future peace and permanance of the coun
try. The indications are strongly in favor
of such a course.
Will the President submit the whole
question to Congress, or will lie endeavor
by the power of his position to coerce or
flatter Congress into the adoption of the
measures he may deem best suited for the
purpose? Is the President ready to make
an issue with Congress, if need be, and ore
ate dissension in the ranks of the party to
which he owes !h; present position? We
dot believe in the imrnineney of sue!) dis
aster, particularly after the warning tones
of the late elections. The power of the Ad
ministration might seduce Congressmen
from the path of duty, hut there is not a
Republican Congressional District which
will not hold its Representative to a strict
accountability and to a zealous scrutiny in
regard to the important measures to en
gage their attention in thp next Congress.
Si H IKE OF J'RESTOX KING. —It is with no
ordinary feelings of regret that we publish
the announcement of the probable suicide
of Hon. PRESTON KING, Collector of the port
of New-York. There seeing to be no doubt
that he committed suicide by jumping off a
North River ferry boat. At latest accounts
his body had not been recovered, although
every exertion had been made by his friends
to find it. The lamentable deed was com
mitted while he was in a state of mental
aberration or depression.
No man in the Nation enjoyed in a great
er degree the confidence and respect of the
people than PRESTON KING. Associated at
its origin with the leaders of the Free Soil i
movement, lie has stood " faithful amongst I
the faithless," never faltering in his devo-!
tion to the cause of Human Freedom, labor
ing with unwavering zeal and fidelity, for
the success of the cause in which his heart
and mind were alike engaged. Political
friends and opponents equally awarded him
the credit of being au upright, honest, con
scientious man. Of late years his great
obesity, and his sedentary habits, have ef
fected his general health,and produced that
mental disorder which finally led to the
commission of the deplorable deed, tliat de
prives the Nation of one of its most upright
men, and one of its wisest counsellors.
We learn from Washington that
Secretary MCCUI,I,OCH is engaged in comple
ting the animal reports of the Treasury
Department. It is believed that he will
strongly urge the reduction of the currency
by cautious measures, and continue as fast
as possible his plans for the reduction of
the general debt. He is not in favor of a
permanent sinking fund for redemption of
debt, but prefers the utmost increase of
the revenues of the government.
teg' We have some possibly exaggera
ted reports byway of New-Orleans from a
Matamoras paper. They state that tbe Lib
erals, or Juarists, have been seriously cut
up, that two Generals have been killed, and
CORTINAS aud two or three others wounded.
The same paper denies that the Imperial
gunboat fired upon the people ou the Amer
ican side of the river, and gives currency
to a wild story about a plot to murder Gen.
MEJIA and surrender the town of Matamor
as.
MELANCHOLY AFFAIR
DISAPPEARANCE AND PROBABLE DEATH OF HON. PRES
TON KING.
lion. Preston Ling, Collector of the Port
of New York, whose nervous system has
been seriously deranged for nearly three
weeks, left his room at the As tor House on
Monday week at 1 a. m., remarking that a
walk before breakfast would do him good.
All day Monday no word of his where
abouts reached his anxious friends, nor un
til 12 o'clock Tuesday could any trace or
clue be Obtained. Messrs Terwilliger and
Usher, of the Custom House, then heard
that a person was drowned the day before
from a Iloboken ferry-boat. Upon visiting
the boat they ascertained that a man, an
swering closely the description of Mr. King,
came from a West-street car to the ferry
boat. Soon after the boat left the dock,
two children going to school gave the al
arm, they had seen a man jump overboard.
The boat was stopped, but nothing could
be seen. A hat left upon the deck was sub
sequently identified as belonging to Mr.
King. The ticket-master saw Mr. King
step from the car, noticing him particularly
from his great weight.* He describes his
person and dress with such exact accuarcy
as to leave deither doubt, nor shadow of
doubt, as to his iueutity. Mr. King spoke
to him, asked him how long before the boat
would start, and what was the fare, aud re
marked that it was a Hue morning.
Mr. King was unable to stand the pres
sure of his official position. Every allega
tion of misconduct iu subordinates dis
turbed him. The great number of merito
rious and wounded officers aud soldiers
asking for situations, excited his sympath
ies. Two or three reported cases of fraud
alarmed him to such a degree that two
weeks ago bis nerves gave way. It was
suggested that he should go to Oirdens
burg for a week or fortnight in the hope
that repose and home associations would
tranquilize his ruind. lie did go, but find
ing no rest there, returned to the Astor
House on Saturday. It was immediately
evident that no favorable change had oc
curred. He said to the friends around him
that he had broken down ; was incapable
of making any effort; that he had no judg
ment or memory, and no power to resist
what he knew to be imaginary evils. In
the meantime, his mental and physical
health was unimpaired. Un Sunday, in the
morning, he hcquiesed in a suggestion of
attending church, but did not go. He re
quested that Mr. Weed should be sent for
early in the morning, and passed most of
the day in conversation with him and two
or three other friends. He spoke freely of
his mental aberration twenty-live years ago,
and expressed a desire now to go to an as
ylum. Yet all he said proved that his miud
was now unclouded and undisturbed. His,
nervous system, and that only, was effec
ted. But it was quite clear that lie must
soon have relief. On Saturday afternoon
and Sunday, he frequently spoke of re
signing ; and it was arranged that, after
an examination by Dr. Brown, of the
Bloomingdale Asylum, on Monday, he would
either resign then, or await, for a few days,
the effect of medical treatment. He had
been disinclined to consult a physician until
informed that Dr. Brown was at the head
of an asylum. He remarked to Mr. Weed
twice, on Sunday, that death, if it could be
reached without crime, would be a relief.
He had intervals of tranquility when his
mind could be drawn away from the evils
: created, to the fact that in all respects his
circumstances and condition were such as
: bring contentment ; that he had no cares,
j no sorrows, no causes of anxiety ; and that
his lot, compared with hundreds of thous
ands, was enviable. To all he assented,
and for half an hour, cheerfulness returned
jto him. Finally, when Mr. Weed left him
| on Sunday evening, he seemed quite cou
tent to await the interview with Dr. Biown,
who came on Monday, hut the patient had
departed to return no more.
Mr. King was educated at Union College,
where he was a classmate of Bishop Pot
ter. He studied law at Ogdensburg, but
had small experience or interest in its prac
tice. His mind, taste and habits took a
political direction. In all things he was
an honest, earnest man, acting always up
on convictions. His political creed was as
conscientiously a creed as that of a divine
or an apostle.
Mr. King came into public life as a mem
ber ot Assembly in 1835, from St. Law
rence, and was reelected in 1836, 1837 and
1868, ffe was elected to Congress in 1843,
and reelected in 1845. In 1857, Mr. King
was elected to the Senate of the United
States. At the close of his term in the
Senate, Mr. Seward offered him a foreign
mission, but after a few days' reflection, he
declined it. In 1862, Mr. Lincoln decided
to inane Mr. King Collector of this port,hut
the pressure for a change eased up, and it
was deferred. And finally, when appoin
ted by President Johnson, he entered with
reluctance upon the discharge of the duties (
fearing, as has unhappily proved to be the
ease, that the labor and responsibility wero
unsuited to his former "habits and pursuits.
—New York- Times.
BgL. A despatch received yesterday in
Washington by the Secretary of the Treas
ury, from E. M. Shelton, dated Galveston,
Texas, October 14th, gives the sad news of
the accidental death of the only brother of
President Johnson, fiom a gun-shot wound.
Mr. Johnson was the collector of Yelasco.
W3L. Gov. BROWNI.OW, of Tennessee, in a
letter to the Cincinnati Gazette, upon the
situation of affairs in the south, says : "In
a word, the rebels of the south have by no
means abandoned this long cherished idea !
of s eparatiiuj the. government. They are lo< ik
ing to this end ; and more they are on/an- j
izing with a view to this result. They I
have tried this in a wicked war of four '
: dreary years, and signally failed. Their
I purpose is to accomplish their infernal
j plans through the ballot box in Congress,
, and they look to the copperhead Dentoera-1-
ey and other northern traitors to aid them.
: Thank God, the recent elections at the
| north have blasted their hopes for the pres
ent, and taught them that the real people,
| the loyal masses of the great north, are all
; right.
" My hopes for the future are in the good-,
I ness, the obstinate loyalty and determined
! purpose of the Republican ma jority in Con- j
] gross. I pray God they will not admit reb
i els into Congress indiscriminately, because
they have taken the amnesty oath or ob
tained the Executive pardon. As prcsi
; dent Johnson said, let them occupy the
1 back seats for a few years.
" 1 am one of those at the south who be
lieve this war has closed out two years too
! soon ! The rebels have been whipped, but
not whipped enough.
" For saying these things I expect to be
j abused by all traitorous sheets at the north,
J and by all rebel papers south. Let them
' say out ; I am able to stand their abuse.—
I am for the American Union, regardless of
| the hate of sections, the war of parties, or
the malice of individuals."
VAI.I.ANDIC,HAM PKRSO.\*AU.Y ASSAULTER—
i The Hon. C. L. Yullandigham visited Eaton,
Ohio, night before last to transact some
I business. As soon as it became generally
known that he was in the little town a ru
mor became prevalent that lie was there
for the purpose of making a speech. It
; happens that the people of Eaton are
| very much opposed to Mr. Vallaudigham
1 personally, and the idea of his making a
speech in their midst so exasperated a lot
j of the young men of the place, that at early
| candle-light they visited the place where he
1 was stopping and made a loud call for his
! appearance.. Understanding that trouble
| was in store for him, Mr. Vallaudigham i
| made a hasty exit from the house, and pur
! sued his retreat through fields and over
: fences in the direction of the depot, running
1 at the top of his speed, followed by an ttn
! gry and excited mob of boys and ynrnng
[ men, one <if whom struck him a severe
| blow and knocked him to the ground, while ,
!he was getting 'on the train. Cincinnati
: Commercial of Thursday.
Spain has declared war against
| Chili, and the Spanish fleet has blockaded
1 the ports of the latter country. The admi
ral in command, however, had proposed to ,
maintain the blockade by means of cruisers,
but the foreign consuls had protested
i against it. It is expected that all the rev- j
olutionary bauds in Chili will be broken
j up, and the people unite against the inva
, der.
sSe#> vlbucrtiscmcnts
SMITH'S PN EUMATIC CHURN!'
kA Patented May 2, 1845.
THE TIME COMES WHEN PERFECTION IS ATTAINED IN A LI. ,
THINGS.
; In Smith's Pneumatic Churn, perfection is reached, it
i combines a!! that is useful iu makinjt Butter. Tho
'pi inciple of introducing air into cream Las long been
I the study of inventors of Churns,but it has never been
accomplished to any extent until the invention of
I Smith s Pneumatic Churn. In this Churn all the air i
■ made by a double acting Bellows is forced into the
! cream, aud at the very bottom, setting the cream in a '
| great commotion. At the same time the air brings the :
! cream to the same temperature of heat aud cold as in
| the place where the Churn is worked, the butter being '
I made by currents aud counter currents of air, causing a
friction by the eurreuts against each other, i";moving
i the covering without buisting the globules, consequent•
; ly the grain ot the butter is perfect. In makes llull,.
in half the time of un ordinary Chum , a lai better, and j
a larger per cent, of butter than any other Ciiirn in use.
; A trial is all that is simple in its construction, not in 1
any way likely to get out of order, and the same jars
' used tor cream are used to make the butter in, saving
i all trouble and time spent in keeping a wooden Churn
I clean.
j I ucd no certificates, bat can get them wherever liie
Churn is worked. All are governed by their interests,
I and for that reason this Churn will take the place of all
others wherever introduced.
Town. County aud State Bights for sale.
CHESTER F. SMITH, Litchfield, Conn. 1
Address DAVID C. UOODWIN, Hrowntown,
WOT. 30.1868. Bradford Co* Pa.
IFISS II C HUNT
Will open the Second Term ol her School, on Second
Street, on Tuesday. Nov. 21, 1845.
TERMS PER (JL'AHTER.
; Common English Branches S5 50
Higher " " .<jj u > 700
French (extra) 2 50 to 4 00
No extra charge for Latin.
School year of 42 weeks,divided into four equal terms.
Much experieuce, and considerable opportunities for
i observation in different methods of teaching, enable
Miss HI NT to offer her services to those interested wit li
a certain degree of confidence. Unexceptionable referen
; ces given if required
Towauda.Nov. 14,1805.
pAXCV GOODS AND TRIMMINGS !
Mrs. la. M. TABEIt valid tbe attention of*the Ladies ot
Towanda and vicinity, to her stock of
FANCY COOHS AND TRIMMINGS,
\ Comprising a large assortment ol the most fashionahie
and desirable articles needed by Indies, selected with
great care, and which will be sold at icasonaide
prices.
Her stock will be kept constantly supplied icy the most
fashionable articles iu the New York market, and m
pains will he spared to accommodate those desiring to
; purchase.
tar Store on Main S , next door below Patch's tiro
eery Store where she solicits the patronage of the Lad
ies.
; Towanda. Nov. 7, }865.
WIUC'OX <\ GIBBS SEWING MACHINE
Universally acknowledged to be the
BEST FAMILY SEWING MACHINE NOW IN USE.
1' OW E Ll7 A C 0 .
Having accepted an Agency for the sale ui this celebra
ted machine, respectfully invite an examination and
: tr al of them by the ladies of this vicinity.
; Possessing peculiar advantages over any other, for ;
family purposes,wherever sold they give entire sati lac i
tion to the purchasers.
To wanda, Oct. 30, Ist; j.
GOODS : NEW GOODS ! !
Th# undersigned having purcicesad the property lor
merly owned by i>. F. Buck, lieu ly Creek. Pa.,contain
ing a store thereon, takes this opportunity of announo- |
ing to the public, that he has returned from New Y eirk
with a complete stock of every thing usually found in a
country store, aud of the best quality that could he j
lound in market ; which was bought cheap for cash an
will he sold for a small profit. No credit will be givec
under any circumstances whatever. Deeming the ready
pay sjsteni to he to tie interest of both the dealer and
consumer.
Farmer's produce ta'geu in t-xcha nge tor goods at
market pripe,
The stock oon*i.-ts ot
Dry Goods and Groceries, Hats and Caps, Boots j
and Shoes. Drugs. Kerosene ni
Oil ei d ( I in r.ejs.
Hardware and Pocket Cutlery, Window Glass.
Crockery, Tobacco, Snnff, and Cigars,
Crackers, Cheese Nuts aud
Candy. Flour in Sacks,
I.adies' Winter Shawls,
Hoods and Nubies
ttentigmou s
Wrappers, Drawers and Gloves.
Yankee Notious,
And a large assortment ol Ploughs and Plow Points,
manufactured by S. W. i'aiiic, Troy, Pa.
Also, a large quantity of Revenue Stamps, of all kinds
kept constantly on hand for the accomodation of the
pnlilie in general, and many other articles too numerous
to mention
Be suie and cuil at the Old Key Stone Store and judge
tor yourselves. Tbe undersigned is luliy assured that '
his customers will be satisfied with both prices and I
quality of goods
Accept thanks for the libera) pqtroiiage thus far re-
ceived, hoping it may ao continue. ]
J. C. ROBINSON. i
Be nth Creek. Pa.. Oct. 23, IRGS.
JTrto
ASH PURCHASERS TAKE NOTICE !
Oh, yes ! the subscriber has again returned from New
York, having in the meantime-ele.* > d with great care,
a splendid assortment of NEW GOODS, well adapted
to the wants of nil, the old, the middle aged, and the
! young, and at the same time not toileting the " wee
j hit of folks that get up locomotion by crer pine. These
j all have especially been eared for in the clc ti 11 of the
! stock. He would now tender his warme.-t tiianks to all
' his old friends anil patrons for past favors, and iMMb I
| fully solicits a continuance of a share oi their patron
' age*
j • k
If you will pleuee com* and { ]
f "| 1
Yon will Hhd the same good J
j At the B R E HIVE , Otvoll.Ps.
j
.
; FURS ! FEIiS ! ! Fl RS !! !
A splendid assortment of Gents'. Ladle-' and Child
rens Kttnt, at the Be Hive
i
'• . J
Ladies, (lents and Children are I. lespeetUilly invited
to call at the Bee Hive and examine the .: ten bye line
of Furs.
(letits helore they liny they would do will to look at
the large stock of
: HATS,<'A 1 'S.FCR GLO VES,FFUC()LARS,
I •
A*e . found of course at tin B>-< Iflve.
800 T S AN D sIIO E8 ,
in any quantity and style at the Bee Hive.
OVERCOATS at the lfc-e Hive.
COATS a; the Bee Hive.
■
VESTS at the Bee Hive.
PANTS at the ftee Hive.
iOKOOK E R Y , M I R R O K S A
j
At the Bee Hive.
TEA, AS USUAL, FRESH Ac FRAGRANT
At the Bee Hive.
CLOCKS, FROM THE BEST MANUFACTURERS,
At the Bee Hive.
] Captain's Office open from 6A.M.to 9P. if., tors
few days lunger.
All those who have old an set tied Book Account - with
; 1.. 11. Bronson.if they would save themselves cost, will
| please call without delay aud settle up.
L. H. BBONSON
BEE HIVE, Orwell. Pa.
PIANOS, AMERICAN ORGANS AND
MELODIAXS.
The undersigned most respfctinlly announces to*he
citizens of Towanda and vicinity that he Lit*. purchased
| the Music business-of (5. T. ('..1.E. and will hereaftei
supply any of the above articles, together with
! VIOLINS. GUITARS, ACCORDIANS, STRINGS. AC.,
on us good terms as the) cat. i>e bad eUwheie.
W. A. CHAMBERLAIN.
ALSO A UK.NT FOR TUE
CELEBRATED AMERICAN WATCH,
and has always on hand, a good assorttp.vnt el Swiss
Watches, w ith a general assortment of
JEWELRY AND FANCY GOODS,
Silver and Plated Ware ot the BEST MANI'FACTI'R
1 ERF. which will be sld at unusually low figures. A
large variety of Clocks just received, among which may
be found the Seth"Thomas, which has no equal.
RE P AIKISO AND JO 881 XG,
douc with neatness and dispatch, and warranted. To
those who can't see, we would say go to Chamberlain's
and get a pair of gla.-ye- that will make yon see as well
as ever. Don't target the shop, nearly opposite the
Court House. W. A. CHAMBERLAIN.
ToWanda, Nov. o,lߧj,
I AIIGE SALE OR* Ft'RN ITU RE AND
* 1
HOUSEHOLD GOODS AT AUCTION.
Will fie sold at Public Auction, commencing on
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19th, lbtiA,
at in o'clock, A M , and c uitinne t r un day to dav.until
the entire stock of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE", eon
tlined in the WARD HOUSE, at Towanda, Pa., is
disposed of.
Among the numerous articles to be sold, may Ire
touud in part as follows, via:
Sofas. Lounges, Settees, Divans. Tetea tetes, Wash
stands, Bureau.-, Bookcase, Dressingease, Tables, Cot-I
lage and French Bedsteads, Mahogany . Cane seat aud
Windsor Chairs, Looking Glasses, Pictures, Lumps.
Vases and Carpeting.
DINIXG -R0 O M FURNI TUR E .
Consisting of Tables, Crockery, Knives, Forks. ,->.ive;
aud Plated Ware, and Glass Ware.
BEI) S A N 1) BED D I NG .
Consisting ot Feather led-. Hair, Cotton and Straw
Mattrasses, Spreads.Sheets, Pillow cases Pillows, and
Comfortables.
BAR- R0 0 M FFRNI TUR E .
Tables, Dtranters. Tumblers. Water-coolers, Ale
Pump, besides all kinds of
KITC HE N VVRNI TFR E ,
Parlor, Cooking and Office Stoves,both Coal aud Wood,
one large Hotel Cooking Stove, Refrigerators, one large
Iron Sate, two Provision Sales, Well-pump. Horse, Wa- i
on, aud Harness, Two Platform Scales. In tact all ar
ticles used in and about a Hotel.
The attention of Landlords is called to the very fine
stock of Liquors and Cigar,which will lie -old at private
snip. Terms piadc known on day ot sale.
OeoRGE O. Cnafi'EK, Am tioneef.
POWELL &SMT H, Proprietors. '
Towanda. Nov. 6, IbUj.
XKJ ANTED.-- an intelligent and
f T energetic man to take charge ot a tract ot lum
ber land, and to supply mines with timber from it. To
a proper person good wages and steady work will be
given. Address F. KOERXER,
Nov. 20. 'tk'i—3t Clrardville, SchnylkillCo., I'a.
"\T OTlCE.—Whereas, MY wile Si-AN E.
4-1 has left my bed aud board without just cause or
provocation, notice is hereby given, to all persons, not I
to harbor or trust her on my account,l will pay no debts
of her contracting.
SYLVAN US VANBUSKIRK.
Rtdglierry, Nov. 9, 1865.
Cost, .fount), anii (Jrstran.
IOST. —On the 12th of Sept., between
J Towanda and Smith Held, a memorandum book
containing the discharge from the U. H. Service of the
subscriber, a card photograph ot a tadv, and some other
papers. The tinder w ill pjea e leave it at, or send it to,
Prothonotary's office, Towanda, .to Post Office Fast
Smith field. J. LE ROY VINCENT.
Oct. l(i, lMi.i.
LOST. —A Double Broche Slitiwl, witb ;i
white centre, was lost out of a carriage between
Towanda aud Uls.er on Wednesday last. Hie finder
will lie Liberally Rewarded by leaving it a'
Towanda, Oct. 10, 1885. "W. A. CHAM BERLINS.
VJII BA\ED—From the euclosure of tli"
M subscriber, in Hidgbury twp, on or about the pith
lust., a l.uge white COW about 0 years old \vi;h black
spots about the head, aud a crook in the tail. One teat
has been "ist. Ajy inhumation concerning -aid Cow
will be thankfully ircelved and liberally rewarded.
Oct. 24, 1860, R. W. WHITE.
Heal Estate,
UOR SALE ON REASON
uhrit vi luable property .i . [
' hemlock ami other \ 1:,.." t
j the lam! .vhen burred i- goop -" r ' I
Containing >0 acri -. 1.-1 ,,! wh; i, 1
<
with little repairs to the dam .• „ , . • R
burn, and several dwelling-: j'.', .*'.
erty is only a le~ mile.*) wist „i | \
| ping point on the North ilr.in . 1 , I
I rta River, * capitals' th'. w * |
j melit. For iurtker'p 1: ticui iic ui ir.
! f*ept. 18. IW. ' s,':;" " u '; A. I
, YALUABLE FARM i OU, u .
Y farm
in Franklin township is !.,r ale, ;>
1 died arid tlrii-tj-tWO acr. :
'lmproved. It Is one oi the j,, t v , I
t county, and is within seven mm.. •
I same are two good Iramo dwelling
! large (having hnta reoeatiy .... mved\ !
well calculated for a tenant hou-, ; <
one 36 by 16 feet,togethi; w.ifi . l: '
. smoke house, Ac There is a g . j,.' "
' bearing excellent fruit, a ki. .• .
, which have yielded fifty bt:-|,.;. . -
I sea-on. also fruit bearing craji
! well adapted to grain and gra--.
; For further particular- in uire .: \ ,
WELL EMIT-
I Towanda, ' Ct. It, Ih6d.
I LA ARM FOR SALE. THE
IJL oilers lot -ale a farm situate on - . *'
; mile- fronr Towanda ls.n/. It <01,!
: 11(1 of which are in a good state - ;
well wnteied and i-a first class , .
1 portions ol it ate well adapted to gra
! it, a good dwelling house. large
township; horse baru, corn it mse, •
and.orchard.
One fourth ol the pni ' ln- c - a .
j time ol sale, and any leasonable nic:-
, the residue. ULV. •
Tttwanda, Oct. -i, 1 -<; i.
tpARM IOR SALE.—The
JL
Good bwiidiag.. fences, fruit c.
JOHN t ,
Towanda, July 10,1865.
( \ESI RABLE FARM FOR .!
\J i arm lies in Wy Basing twj
. town, containing a bout I3onr;-s :
with trier buildings, feucea and ,
all kinds. It has a tine ftui' or- h;r i. .......
pies, peaches pears, plumbs, ehenn -
grap' g'siseberriea, currants,.c -.. in
TERMS—S4O pr acre, I Audi) down,
time.
For bather information apply or edit-
J.N.''.
Oflice over Post ofiice, '1 .
Sept, s , i'-bj.—2m
L'ARM FOR SALE.—A GO(C
JL a i-tiug ot 135 acres of land hand
led 011 the river, about nine miles from 'i -
in a g iud state ot cultivation, with horn
and' nvcuient outbuildings, and well v
ed fur tie on f inmbie tenaa. For parti
if the vioer. at the Banking lfou
,t Cu. , B . 1
Towanda. ts.pt. 25, 1-65.
Fruit <lrtcs, Set.
0110 I 0 E FRUIT I!;
THE SlltSClllßEK HA- . a..
TOWA NI) A NURs K!:
ready lor imiued; itc o; a-.r:
FIFTEEN THOUSAND CHOICE
■■ nipri-'ug the foilotving ea'..:..
A'mg of Tompkins Count<l. ft
■Mint. ll'/.rfii ' Sweeting, ii -■ fit ■
land Greening-. (g .. id p
Summer and Fall 11 -<i.
Also, a tine a.--ortment 0: :■ : <
IVars, and a fine assortment t ;
The proprietor having re: roved •• ...
1 established his nursery bu-i..—- th
fm him vi wee out at an early ;.
stry Mock.
He now oifcrs this iioice -t >ck '
' at greatly redm-ed prices—- •
j en t. lln .p<i 1 li.iri titi.er 11 :
utution.
N. V.'e wish it 'o be p.n. .... .
these Fruit Trees, arc- of vmv
are 01 nuusnaily tine s.;-,r.a d
• lirely tree from ail ui-case.
ear We prefer that tin -c w;-'
visit the nur.-cries a;nl to -el t :: •v:. •
they will find re' iable men t v
. times.
I'Hit Of So. I, .111/.dt /'/it
upward*. S2O pti hu< dn ' (N . (
,pi I l.nn h id. 10't! <.'a to -a' ■ •/, , •
So. 1 Tret ■in lot It- llftn . IIUt
I'. 1■ of Che: 1 11. /'• ;< -If' 1
- Vivn in proportion.
I A.MEL ll.iiiK; ••
I
. a::J will be promptly at'en
! Marsha Brothers' Anrdw.ir -
Towanda. Sept. 2d. 1-
/I<H>D FRF IT : Ll 10
The suits rii-er :.:ul his a.-si-tint
, taking I'd or- .or tile cti '. . .A. a
'
! tinii. tak rd i f- >:• Fritt .t .i ■
that til -l i s Jjj ... red Ii t Ui • -
SUPERIOR fill APE VIM
| Much attention is being paid ti.
' the propagati a..d .It -t- ' t .
i tive grapes. Wonderful improvements
have been made. The Jim F
I have failed in opcfi air culture iuthiiclim
is a well known fa-tt tint. . i.
j have itaiLiio native American Gri
Fm. gn. Fa; his the tact n •
and |..na. part; nlarly, h v.> ' ■
man who has .a e'no igh to set i v
j and enjoy as good grapes a- his
, ha- a hot-house p;ui...
SPFRI (> V S V! N E
Manv persons in B .ulf ; ; ive b. :.
Ed in vines—thona i ".arch - ■ l as
varieties, ttiey p. ve.i to os cmir.i i
[ has denionstrated that cheap or low •
' aetnaliv the dearest. The -. - - •
!•" I'.v ti. ' xperi „• ■
bay hi- grape viae- uu ti... -
kn iwu grape eultur; t In the U
DR. 0. Y\ . GRANT, OF lONA.
The. is lebrate - originator of the
i tlhi Grapes.
We can buy cheaper vines, it
' ionaaiel Israelis. u:d ether leodii r .' -
j nurserymen, but they, it tree to name ••
be inferior vines:—me U ere not rirk lit I 1
i'HE BEST VINES AND CHt> • •- '
though high priced, tilt /'• ' ..'
If has been found that the vines,
like age and size, from some nur
we.:.. :\vi .1 ■ ...:h far early ..• 1 .
j us tho.v from other-.
\>'t- will turni-b Fie Delaware, lon.i, i-r
, the le.uliiig tHapi-.s it Dr. Giant's prii
Th foNA is tl;cGEEi.vslt)o PKKMU
householder should hare ore of tlwe (•
; -STANDARD i'EAR~\D PE UT '
All other fruit arid ornamental trees t.
I be obtained fr 111 u Boehestei' Nut.-, ry
i tlon, and fnrnlshed at the moat fav ibl
The snliscriher will have seveia! X *
j who will cauva-s for orders. We lie;
1 our County will favor :;- with alb era: 1
j den. e promptly attended * •
Towanda, Oct. 9,1865.
: vER • S \ •; U E < 1 8
ion Til* fct'KIDV CI K i r
. Inti 1 niiUt nt i t etc. or Crrer Olid ~ 0
Chill Frri i. Dnmb Ague, lb eiiielic.. ll'
1 ious Headache, and ISiticur Fevers. .
; •/* of ot.-t U-I'S 11 iginuting in bih
, caused bp tlu Muluriuoj miasmatic .
Fever and A rue i- not the . 1 • 1
. miainiati' pow t>. A trn ' vert ' .
: trom i;.s iuitulio;;, in inaLi.a.o.- districts ■ - .
are NVur.tlgia. Rhe'iinati-m. G
Tooth che. Earache, Catarrh. A-fk
I'aiiiii i ullei tiuii of tiie r dec ~ Uy>t
i Bowelc, C die I'.iraly-i- an iib 1 . '
aeh. nil of which, when'o::: inatinc
the inti, littent type, ot s mie pet
I expels the poison frum t blood,
; all abke. It is it't only the •:
discovered for this olu-- of e uup!
cheapest md ui.ue/ver is perfin:ly-.m N .
ari-a n: it-use, i.J the patient wki:;. '•
' heal by us If he had never hid th ' 1 . •
. said of any other cure for Chills and ' • ■
of this, and it* importance, to those
: ComplafhT t .nnot be over estimated. •*' • * • !
cm 1 the Fever and Ague, thai if tray • ' .
:tobe a certain remedy. One dealer con :
is not good inedicinc to m !,: - ae' •
whole neighborh-iOd <
I'll i .lied by J.C. A VSR A Co.. I v ; : '
' cold by I;.-, fi. (Q, Porter, Towanda,also o* • .1
and dealer- in mrdicl: 1 iviiw in 1
E STRAY.—C'AME INTO THE EN •
ure of the subscriber. In Tusearora ! '''
1565, a lkindle Steer—a few whib spots '
Tin- owner i- requested to pi w pr . ■ •<
and take I tie .-.line away*.
Tiiscanna, Nov. Is, iht>s.
IN THE M OF JOSEPH
L Lai. . i: lb i • rd ('omnva I '
Tern;, 1M l. Nu.pfe is l| m-y g'Ac:. tc-'
Jtiisj'!i tfifler,' Committee of sat I Jos , T**V'J
lias liceu presented to -aid 1 • urt, aud tut • -i : y 1
come up lor ai confirmation, 011 -*''', l ■ >
1865. E.O.UOODKIiH
Pr 'th'notary's O tic Nov. 1.186 ■