Bradford reporter. (Towanda, Pa.) 1844-1884, March 24, 1870, Image 2

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—London ban -100,000 - lioni . e.i to
—Bost= btu:11;111mo $5,000000<-4
Lynn' is lialdthig. sage
proof. Wag'
—Kentucky' : lus io,oqo - stand of
Immense droves : of Texan cattle
aro being driven to California. • - ' • '
—Tiventy Colored derks are em- _
placed In the depOWftto at, Washington.,
—The' Canadian' Government
usning. twenty-Ace cent Iratiloaal currency
—A Ontlenian 'in Allegheny broke
his arm in pulling off Ws boor.
—Chicago now boasts of a female
—Wild ducks are a drug the
llinas ricer.
. --New England prosposes selling
ev,pa by weight.
Eight million. horses are owned
the United State&
—A moose was captured near Ban
;;.tr. weagbOg 500 Puna&
--Cotton speculators have sunk
c;;o,auo in Columbus, Cis., this sass=
—The Kansas Pacific Railroad will
,each Kit Carson this seek.
Brown's portrait is to be
hung in the Kamm State. capitol.
—Detroit has packed 22,894 hogs
this season, against 20,829 last year.
—The St: Paul "empty elevator"
e.atsitis 50,000 bushels of wheat.
—The French contract for Ken
t ucky tobacco this year is 7000 hogshead&
—Three thousand Bienonites, a
...tman 'sect, propose settling in Tennessee.
—Kaolin, or, porcelain clay, has
i,,en discovered near Ruble NA Mo.
—Lent has made no appreciable
Iftereueo in the gayety of New York society,
—An lowa school teacher has dis
mood school tijitil the board furnishes kindi
Inc Trocsl.
—Cigars can now be mule by ma
--The English patenta average
.IK-Haeaooo a year.
—Maine is turning its attention
1. its interior fishdries.
—Another Swedish nighingale has
>i geared, called Tellepsen.
—Conductors on the Union Pacific
IZ.ilrotl are to wear blue uniforms.
--The princess Louise,' of Sweden,
j , id 16,100 for her bridal dress.
—The price of a night's lodging at
Int , Cleveland Bethel, is ten cents.
—They are now planting early
jolables in Alabama.
—Three ladies are studying law
aNd one medicine at Coldwater , Michigan. ,
—The weather at Los AngeliSs,
:31., this winter has been hot-80 degrees in
113, hltncle.
—Machines for the manufacture of
are being erected in Galveston, Texas.
—There are 184 church edifice's iu
I:shin:kers, belonging to twenty-three different,
—The M - ssoriri Legislature haS
::mended the piddle school law so as to allow
women to vote on matters relating to the pub
lic schools.
—Government securities closed
la,: week in London at 90, making them with
the exchange about par.
—Maine proposes to compel the
a tt,ittlanee of children in its public schools, and
t. , abolish the district system.
—Mr. Howard has introduced in
h.• Seuote a bill to divide the State of Texas
; ; three parts.
-1-farper's Ferri• is to have a team
iu,,th hotel, 9 3 be a watering place.
etieampreent of the New
.i..rsev militia during the coming summer is
1A51...A or.
—Corruption is charged against
1..,th the.niest and the inspectors thereof in
—Hamlet. was a tall blonde, attired
In chain armor, according to an authentic pcir
u-alt in Copenhagen.
—The Tee penitentituy is now
—Wisconsin beet-sugar is exempt
'c•nu taxation.
—A French editors of Dickens'
is announced.
The present funded debt of Rhode
walla is *2.927,500,
—Victor Hugo is the hero of
itlxlbach's latest nocel. •
—Peaches in the lianawha,region
~0 been killed by frost.
—The End i lish sparows iu .New
Irk hat'c increased to hat a million.
—The temperance party propose
aiming v. city ticket in Cleveland this spring.
Half a crisl,American ladies
en g aged to 1* married to a Roman noble
man—short of cub.
—Jeff. Davis is reported to •be
writin g a novel about the Mexican war It is
1 ,, be ]published in Englind.
—The Arizona delegate in Con
zre.. has edgnitied Lie intention of appointing
an Indian to n West Point cadetship.
—Navigation is now open on Con
tient river and sterunboOti run regularly.
--Oat of fort• million people in
hc 4.'nited Staten only 250,000 pay an income
—The - auspeidou of the captain
..1 the Bombay for- six months" should have
heel' at the end of a rope.
—An iron .steanitug for towing
r,iits on die ISississippt, is - now being eon
-t meted at Dubuque, lowa.
----The Maine
.Senate has passed
that all State obligations contract
lwfore Fegruary 25, 1832, be paid in gold.
—Hon: W. H. Seward, who has
ie.; returned. from his South American awl
Mciacan trip, will be welcomed by the New
York City Councils—alderman styie—by ban-
—Very rich gold and silver'
„nerics have been wade on the Place Over,
a noniver's Island, and the people are. all
%ing the lower part of the country for the
w El Dorado.
--::The English . government ive
-,,ltaohls Cinada to pay at once fur the Red
Territory, and will send troops to put
.n theinsurreetion.
—lt is not considered gentlemanly
Yale for students to ”centinue snowballing
in the lecture•room 'after the professor re
.juis't, them to atop."
—.A. recent trip of a Mississippi
I),S t MSS pleasantly diversified by a shooting
inatch between two neighboring planters. One
;.;ot roar balls in his body.
—The names .of two ltuidred
r" - lorod men have been entered on the - voting
h.:. of New Ila Yes, Coon.
—Stockport, England, has the
largest Sunday school in the world. It has
teachers and 5000. chikhr,n.
—The St. Petersburg national ea
inintion of 1870, commencing May 27, is con
tioo.l to exhibiting Russian produce and mann
—ln California a large number of
Ow business men have been petitioning the
Legislature for aid in- developing the iron
tunes ,>f that Etate.
--The *ails of Sebastopol have
iKen cutufikAtiy. restored, and upward of three
beieln.4 housed built in place of those des
, cyed by the botabarilritent. -
—llicre is a vast copper mine in
Lugland where the shafts extend many hun
dred yards ander the sea. The moaning of the
waves as they dash against the rock is forever
~,i udiag in those gloomy aisles.
—The. sherift of Rid:mend; Va., has
on all the fire aparattis of that city, and
aa% ertises them for sale;lit auction, to satisfy
eaecutiorui in his bands iii faeorof parties whose
INtior was destroyed in 1865, on the Crael3atioll
ct the cite.
—A fire in the pninee of the Enipe;
of China, at Pekin, lat 4 4: consumed the
imperial printing office , together with a large
aurober of books and, block•aypesi. The books,
printed at the private, eapense of the .
rore, hart been issued from the office for the
lest two hundred tears.
Towanda, Thursday, March 24, 70.
Au act passed the Legislature last
week exchanging nine and a half
millions of bon ds
,of Pa. Central, and
for' alike amount of biAida 'W
sued by the Jersey Shore and Buffa
lo BajlwayPpmpauy which will nev
er be . weith'ille paper they are print
ed . oia - : — "Tlie7 in - 43e*I
coming haste with which the bill Was
pushed through, both Ifoises,
ing been introdue'ed on Tuesday . and
passed finally &Thursday), 'sof its
elf evidence of-corruptioia.
From the demonstration in .favor
of economy and reform, which - was
made at the beginning of the present
session, We had indulged a faint hope
that attempts to rob the treasury
would not be successful, but we must
now confebs that our expectations
were not well founded. It is hoped
that Gov.' Gakmr will interpose his
veto. .
It is a source of real gratification
to the people of this county to know
that our members, Messre_WEnn and
CHANIBRIAIN„ voted against the Tide
riot's bill.
On the final - passage of the bill ; the
yeas and nays swere required by Mr.
Josephs and 11Ir. Hong, and were as
follow, viz :
TEAs--Messrs. Adaire, Alibright,
Ames, Armstrong, Beans, Bowman,
Buffington, Bunn, Carlin, Church,
Cloud, Comly Craig, Creitz,
Darlington, .Deininger, Dill (Adams),
Dill (Union), Forsyth, Godshall,
Hall, Hill, Hong, Hursh, Johnson
(Clawford), Josephs, Leidig,Leslie,
Long, M'Ateer, M'Creary, M'Kinstry,
M'Mahon, Marshall, Maxwell, Millar
(Allegheny), Milliken, Mooney, Niles,
Parsons, Porter (Cambria), Porter
-(York), Roberts, Robinson, Rohe;
Schnatterly, Sedgewick, Skinner,
Smith, Snyder, Steele (Schuylkill),
Stephens, Stokes, Taylor, Tyler, Van
kirk, Walton and _ Strang,' S'peaker
NAYS—Messrs. Boileau, Brobst,
Brown, Chamberlain,Coray,Dimmick,
Elliott, Engelman, Eschbach, Fulton,
Harvey, Herr, Humphreys, Johnston
(Philadelphia), Keene, Keller, Kerr,
Kreps, Leonard, Longenecker, 31.'-
Cracken, M'Junkiti, Miller (Phila.)
Montgomery, Reintehl, Schwartz,
Scott, Shurlock, Stone, Webb, wheel
er, White, White and Woolever-34.
So the question was determined in
the affirmative.
DesstacEsta..—Two members of the
Pennsylvania House of Representa
tives have disgraced themseves,•
engaging in a personal altercation.
Their names are LINDERMAN of Bucks
county, and NAGLE of Philadelphia.
We trust the body of which they are
members will honor itself by dealing
with those blackguards iu such a
manner as to make an example o
The cause that depends upon brute
force for vindication is neither high
nor honorable. It may be in strict
keeping with Democratic sentiment
to transfer the bludgeon and . fist of
Southern debate to our own halls of
legislation, but there never can be a
feeling which is the product of intel
lig_mce and decency, but what must
revolt at such exhibitions. These
two men have soriously infracted the
highest law of the land, and they
should be made an example of. Sec
tion XVIII. of the State constitution
reads thus: "The Senators and Rep
resentatives shall receive a compen
sation for their services, to be ascer
tained by law and p:dd out of the
treasury of the Commonwealth; they
shall in all cases, except treason, fel
ony, and breach or surety of the
peace, be privileged from arrest du
ring their attendance at the sessions
of their respective Houses, and in go
ing to or returning from the same;
muffi n . any ..preh debate in either
lieu-le they AO not be vve::tioned in
any other place. - This latter clause
has clearly been violated; and by
men, too, who should have spared no
pains to conserve the dignity of the
Senate and keep sacred the Senate
Chomber. When laic-makers refuse
to rocognize and obE7 the laws, when
they introduce the lOgic of the prize
ring into the halls i of jegislation, they
cannot expect to esc'ape the censures
of the better portion of society; nor,
can they.for a moment suppose that
their giavest enactments will be ob
.those who - are ever too
ready to copy their own infractions.
ag).. A census of the State of South
Carolina taken in 1869 has just been
made public, frets which it appears
that tha-total population is now 706,-
022—an increase of but 2,314 over
what it was in 1860. There are, as
shown by this census, 5,880 less
White males of all ages now in the
State than there were in 1860, and
11,812 negro males; while an increase
of 9,806 white and p,4eo negro fe
males appears. Of the.thirty districts
into which South Carolina is divided,
nineteen show a decrease and eleven
an increase of population—the in
crease in the Charleston district be
ing 65,089, and almost every one of
the ."up country districts," or those
where the whites were more numer
oui in slave times, exhibited an aver
age decrease of 3,500; showing the
tendency of the negro population to
wards the sea-coast. ' The entire
number of white males 21 and up
ward now in the State is given as 64,- I
1)77; and of negro males 21.- and up
ward 94,428—a negro majority of 30,- 1
351. The number of white Children
between 6 and 16 shows an increase
of 2,971 over the number between
those ages in 1860; the negro like
crease is 1,053.. The population ..of
Charleston, it. may be added, is set
forth as 44,923 whites, 20,353;. ne
gross 24,520; grid 5,337 more feinales
- q 0
namo fronE:visitors,
place svlierff the Great Council of the Nation
holds its annual sessions, vied with the
,ouscOwitalaathOfiaillYWA-413).110e4.414 1 17.
disappointed in finding, a scattered, sprawling, -
iltparcl, ill lighted town instead. And they
kayo gone away with the feeling that so' great
a country plight to have a different looking
place as Its Metropolitan city. Now thcro are
many things unknown to the public at large, to
4Pbasid in explinstiostot sL thew-things,-sad
which if known !mild materially modify tho
prevailing aepreentory opinions ainnit, Washing
ton. Of course I can state bit " lbw of
these in the limits of a single lAtttr, liftt where
I refer to hats and figures I have =taken' the
pains to obtain them from official mimes. • -
The first thing to be said then, as it r6ason
why Wl4lol4liPst City is not lierteek in 1111 its
appointments is, that it is but seventy years of
ago; whdo , other citia, with which Ufa compar
ed range from two .hundicd to two thousand
years since their fonndation, not three quarters
of a century Lace ressed since the site of the
Federal City was an almost unbroken "wilder-
ness. In the year 1800, on tlei 22d day of No
vember, the s first seesion- ef Congress in the
'noir Capital was begun.- At that time the
'city" &waisted . of an tucornplcte building for
the use of Congress, temporary accomodations
for the Executive officers anti a few straggling
frame buildings. No streets were graded, tho
trees of the primeval forest covered the greater
part of the soil, the streams running through
the so-called city wore as yet the resort of their
original finny denizens, and old citizens aro
now living who cast the fishing line, or shot
wild fowl when* now stand palatial stores and
luxurious dwelling houses.
in the seven decades the population has
grown from nothing to 120,004 people.—Exclu
sive of the Government buildings and property
the assessed value of real estate for the year
1869, was eiglityfive millions of dollars,
.which the annual tax paiti-by the owners for the
support of the municipal government, the sup.
port of public schools, end the general improve
ment of the City was ono million one hundred
and ninety. thousand dollars.
There are ninety-three Churcleeditlces in the
City, many of them elaborate and costly speci
mens of architecture. There are two large and
well attended Literary Colleges, with full corps
of skilled instructor s, and an aivrage attend
ance.of six hundred students from all parts of
the Union, and the adjacent Islands, and South
American States. There are several good Law
and Medical Schools, and a noble building devo
ted to the study of the Fine Arts—the gift of a
private citizen of large wealth, to the City. In
stitutions for the relief or permanent care of
the unfortunate and destitute are liberally sup-.
phrted by private-contribution. There are five
Orphan Asylums and three hospitals for gener
al and special cases; each of these institutions
have good accommodations and in one case a
magnificent building erected by the liVerality of
the citizens. There are four daily and four
weekly papers issued in the city.
There is an efficient Steam Fire Department,
(paid) consisting of four powerful engiees, be
side the necessary hose carriages, hook & bid
der trucks, &c. The City has built engine hous
es, fur the accommodation of this Department,
and also several fine buildings for the Police
Stations, City Hall, School buildings, etc. Since
the first of July, ISCO, fifteen miles of side-walk,
four miles of sewers, (seven miles. more now in
course of construction) and nearly six hundred
buildings costing 51,500,00 d, have been complet
ed. All - these large expenditures it must be
observed, are made from the taxes levied on
private property, and by private capital without
one dollar of,Government subsidy, or aid. The.
United States hold the title to large tracts of
lend in this City, tint all the Government has
one or expects to do, is to improve its own
property, and it contributes nothing to defray
le current expensea of the city. I know it is
generally supposed that the expense of tho lo
cal administration here is defrayed by Congress,
but such is'not the ease. In point of fact the
Government is generally in debt to the CorPo
rato Authorities, for advances made by them to
carry their improventents along the fronts of
property owed by the United Stated, snzli as
pavements, sewers, ete., necessary to be ex
tended along the Government reservations in
order to perfect the lino arakeep it - unbroken.
The greater cost of pavements, opening and
grading streets, relative to the value of proper
ty here, ought also to be considered when the
temptation to condemn us is preiented. No
other city in the world is laid out on such an
expensive plan. There is not a single street, in
the City which is under eighty feet in width,
from curb to curb, while many-are cu r t hundred
and over. The avenues, named afte the vari
ous States of the Union, aro all from ono hund
red and twenty to one hmulred and sixty feet
in width, of the sidewalks, and these
arc proportioned to the width of the roadways.
It was the intention of the -fathers of the Re
public; when they laid the foundations of.the
Capital, that it should represent in its magniti
ont proportions, the magnificent Country,
which, with prophetic vision. they foresaw,
would in the future grow up around it.
la - The New York Son pays the
following compliment to . Senator
Scott, of our. State : " Senator Scott,
of Pennsylvania, imported into the
recent debate in the Senate on the
Funding bill something extremely
rare and much wanted in tllat body,
namely, genuine financial ability- and
a thorough knowledge of his subject.
It is refreshing to listenNto a man
who brings to the discussion of the
topic he treats, knowledge and infor
mation which spring from an intimate
acquaintance with it, both practical
and theoretical. It is comforting to
know also that we still have material
in the country out of which to make
first-class finance ministers, if we but
knew where to look for it."
.4.' - Senator.Sumner introduced a
bill in the U. S. Senate, on Monday,
to provide for the resumption of spe
cie payments. It provides for the
gradual substitution of coin as their
legal reserve by the National Banks
at the rate of one per cent, a month ;
directs the resumption of specie pay
ments by the United States Treasury
on the first of January, next; provis
ion being made for that purpose by
the retention of surplus coin, and
purchase of more, if necessary ; re
peals all acts of making anything but
coin a legal tender ; suspends the
further printing of United States notes
and currency, and retires the mutilat
ed currency. -
mile- The St. Petersburg corres
pondent of the N. Y. Tribune says
that Mr. Burlingame had made a very
favorable impression on the Czar and
his family, who exhibited great anxie
ty during his sickness. The physic,-
tan to the Empress was sent to con
sult with the physicians attending
him. , The correspondent also says
that the chinese who were in company
with him were in-great grief over his
. The writer further states that Ex-
Governor Curtin is a great faVorite
with the. Russians, and that Prince
Gnrtelnikoff, the Prinie MiniSter, says
that if he . had hia.ehoice be could not
akte:seletted bettefutan
, expecting
out this Sent
am well awsre,.sir t .thatthe idea
is abroad that an antagonism exists
between the whites and blacks; &lit
that rade *hi& the nation raised
from the degradation of slayer" and
endowed with full and 'ailiqtalitletl
rights and priy'lleges pt. citizenship,.
are intent upon power of,;
white er
price it can beganied: It has been
the well-considered purpose and aim
of a class, not confined-tii the Setith,
to spread this thine over: the , land,
and their efforts are as vigorous to
day to educate the people of this na
tion in that belief as they were 'at
the close of the war. It was not un-.
common to find this same elaskeven
during the rebellion; - Prognosticating
a servile war. It may have been that
the wish was father to the thought,
and, sir, as the recognised represent
ative of my down-trodden people, I
deny the charge and hurl it back in
to the teeth of those 'who make it,
and who, I believe, have - not a true
and conscientious desire to further
the interests of the whole South
Certainly, any one -possessing
knowledge of the _colored population
of my own or any other State need
not be reminded of the noble conduct
'of that people under the most trying
circumstances in the history of the
late war, when they were beyond the
protection of the federal force.
"While the - Confederate army
pressed into its ranks every white
.male capable of bearing arms, the
mothers, wives, daughters and sisters
of the Southern soldiers were left de
fenseless and in the power of the
blacks, upon whom the chains of
very were still riveted; and to bind
those chains the closer was the real
issue for which so, much life and
property was sacrificed. And now,
sir, I ask, how did that race act? Did
they, in those days of Confederate
weakness and impotence, evince the
malignity of which we hear so much?
Granting, for the sake of argument,
that they were ignorant and besot
ted, which I do not believe, yet, with
all their supposed ignorance and sup
posed credulity, they, in their way,
understood as fully as you or I the
awful import of the contest.
"They knew that if the gallant
corps of national soldiers were beat
en back, and their flag trailed in the
dust, that it was the presage of still
heavier bondage. They longed, too,
as their fathers did before them, for
the advent of that epoch over which
was shed the hallowed light of inspi
ration itself. They desired, too, with
their fathers, to welcome the feet of
the strangers shod with the peaceful
preparation of goodinfs. Weary
years of bondage had toM their tale
of sorrow to 'the Court of Heaven. In
the councils of the Great Father of
All they knew the adjudication of
their case, albeit delayed for years,
in which patient suffering had nearly
exhausted itself, would, in the end,
bring them the boon for which they
sighed—God's most blessed gift to
his creatures—the inestimable boon
of liberty. They waited, and they
waited patiently. In the absence of
their masters they protected the vir
tue and chastity of defenseless wom
"Think, sir, for a moment what the
conditiOn of this land would be to
day if the slave population had risen
in servile insurrection against those,
who, month by month, vrere fighting
to perpetuate that institution which
brought them all the evils of whieb
they complained. Where would have
been the security for property, female
chastity, and childhood's innocence.?
The bloody counterpart of'such a sto
ry of cruelty and wrong would have
been paralleled only in those chap
ters of Jewish history as recorded by
Josephus, or in still later atrocities of
that reign of terror which sent the
unfortunate LOuis XVI. and, Mari©
Antoinette to the scaffold. Nay, the
deeds in that drama of cold-blooded
butchery would have out-heroded the
most diabolical acts of Herod -him
"Mr. President, I maintain that the
past record of my race is a true in
dex of the feelings which to-day ani
mate them. They bear toward their
former masters no revengeful feel
ings, no hatred, no animosities. They
aim not to elevate themselves by sac
rificing one single interest of their
white fellow-citizens; they ask but
the rights which are heirs by God's
universal law, and which are the nat
ural outgrowth, the logical sequence,
of the condition in which the legisla
tive enactments of this nation have
placed them: They appeal to you,
and to me, to see that they receive
that protectior-which alone willena
ble them to pursue their daily voca
tions with success, and enjoy the lib
erties of citizenship on the same foot
ing with their white neighbors and
"And here let me say further that
the people of the North owe to the
colored race a deep obligation, which
it is no easy matter to fulfil. When
the federal armies were thinned by
death and disaster, and sombre
clouds overhung the length and
breadth of the republic, and the very
air was pregnant with the rumors of
foreign interference—in those !dark
days of defeat, whose memories'even
yet haunt us as an ugly dream—from
what source did our nation in its
seeming death throes gain additional
and new-found power ? It was the
sable sons of the South that valiant
ly ruithed to the rescue, and but for
their jntrepidity and ardent daring
many - a northern fire-side would miss
to-day paternal counsel or a broth
er's love. Sir, I repeat the fact, that
- the - colored race saved to the noble
women of New England and the
Middle States the men on whom
they lean to-day for safety and secu
rity. Many of my race, the repre
sentatives of these men on the field
of battle, sleep in the countless
graves of the South. If those quiet.
resting places of our honored 'dead
could speak to-day, what a mighty
voice—like to "the rushing of a
mighty wind'—would come up from
those sepulchral . homes! Could we
resist the eloquent pleadings- of their
appeal? Ali, sir, I think that this
question of immediate and ample
protection for the 'loyal people of
Georgia would lose its legal technic
alities, and we would cease to hesi
tate in our provisions for their in
stant relief."
NW' The bill introduced by Mr.
CHAMBERLAIN to submit the question
of granting licenses to a vote of the
people of each election district in the
Pate, has paeeed the House. •
lion of
I color-
La that
be the
Yor a
of To
tifo olio
jaw, bowever,the Quilt of,Oyer,-
Terminer, which said two other terms
shall be held iit theThoionigh Of Troy
- in said eounkriat -
County - Of BrhdfOrd r the - Miffing f
trisancrund-theOcumsesshmers - of
said county are hart authorized Aud
enjoined at the expuns§,or,sei4
ty pivitideFlfurnishieonvelifAmt
end stideble eaid boreugh of
Troy, for the (riding4;4 'said twO other
terms of said courts, Wall/ thirty
&Is after the insular ;Of :this .net.
Said two additionil Wins. shall be
lieldon the forirth_ldendays of Viral,
and October in - each and every. .year
hereafter, and shall conlinie for ,two
weeks provided _ the business shoUld
requirnsaid tems to ' be continued
for eo long And the president
Judge of said district, or art i y LaW
Judge thereof, may order adjourneil
terms of said courts to be held in said
borongh of Troy whenever in the
opimon of either of said judies the
same may be necessary. The
for said additionEd two, terms of .said
courts, and for slid adjourned terms
to be held at said borough of Troy,
shall be drawn , in said borough -of
Towanda and' by the same persons
and in the same manner in all respects
as jurors are now drawn for the reg
ular terms of said courts, and the ju
rors drawn for said term of said
courts to be held iu said 'borough • Of
Troy shall be duly 'notified to attend
said terms at said borough of Troy
aforesaid, and shall receive the same
pay as jurors attending the regular
terms of said courts at Towanda. And
whenever under the provisions of this
act any term of said courts shall be
held at mid borough of Troy, the
Prothonotary of the Court of Common
Pleas, and the clerks of the. Orphans'
Courts and Quarter Sessions of said
Bradford county, and the district At
oniey and the Sheriff of said county,
or lss deputy, shall be in attendance
lind'sfiall perform all the duties of
their offices which they are required
to perform at.the regular terms of said
courts of said county held at Towan
da ; provided, however, that no, sum
mons, or execution, or orignal i or final
process whatever, shall be made re
turnable to any of said terms of said
courts to be held at said borough of
Troy, and all the records, papers, and
evidences of proceedings 'connected
with any business done or transacted,
or. in any way attended to, at any of
said terms of court which may be held
at said borough of Troy, shall be kept
at the borough of,Towanda, with the
records and proceedings of the regular
terms of said courts of said county,
and all judgments, orders, or decrees
of said courts made at any term of
the same held at said borough of Troy
shall be entered of record in the prop
er office and books at the borough of
Towanda, with the same force and
effect as if said judgements, orders,
and degrees, were made at the court
house in said Towanda. And provided
further, that nothing in this Act shall
authorize the calling or sitting of any
Grand Jury at any term of said courts
to be held at said borough of Troy,
and no case arising in the Court of
Quarter Sessions of the peace of said
county, requiring a jury trial, shall
be tried at any of the same terms of
said courts to be held at Troy, unless shall first be certified for
trial at said Troy., by the president
Judge of said district or by a Law
Judge thereof, and such case shall not
be certified without the consent of the
defendant or defendants therein, un
less such defendant or defendants
shall reside, or the crime have been
committed, in one of the boroughs or
townships enumerated in the second
section of this act.
SFr. 2. That the jurisdiction of the
court of common pleas 'of said county
at any term of said court to be held
at said borough of Troy, except as
provided in the third section of this
act, shall extend to and be exercised
only over such matters, causes, suits,
and proceedings in which all , parties
thereto are citizens or residents of one
or moreof the following named bor
oughs and townships of said county,
to wit: the boroughs of Troy, Canton,
Sylvania, and Alba, and the townships
of \Vest Burlington, Canton,Armenia,
Columbia, Granville, Leroy, South
Creek, Springfield, Troy, and Wells ;
and also such matters, causes, suits,
and proceedings in which the parties
on the one aide thereof shall be citi
zens or residents of one or more of
the townships or boroughs mentioned
in this section, and the parties or par
ty on the other side thereof shall re
--side out of said county, and the juris
diction of the Orphan's Court of said
county at any term thereof which
may be held at said borough of Troy,
except as provided in the third section
of this act, shall only extend to mat
ters, proceedings, and causes arising
within the boroughs and townships
mentioned in this section, and the
parties interested therein shall be
citizens or residents of one or more
of said boroughs or townships, or
where the party or parties on one
side thereof are such citizens or res
idents, and the other party or parties
reside out of said county, and the ju
risdiction of the Court of ' ' Quarter
Sessions of the peace of said county
at any term thereof which • may be
held at said borough of Troy, shall,
except as provided in the third sec
tion of this act, extend only to such
cases' or prosecutions as may be cer
tified for, trial at said borough of
Troy, as is provided in the first sec
on of,this act, and to poor cases be
tween any of the townships or bor
oughs mentioned in this section, and
to the granting of tavern and eating
house licenses where the' tavern or
eating house for which license may.
be asked shall be situated in some
one of the said boroughs or town
ships mentioned in this, section, and
said licenses shall be granted at the
March term of said courts to be held
at said borough of 'Troy, and all per
sons applying for such licenses shall
comply with all the requirements of
law now applicable , to persons apply
mg for licenses; provided, that, du
ring the preset year. licenses shall
be granted to persons residing with
in the, said townships and' boroughs
at, the regular terms for granting li
censes in said county. -
SEcriox 3. That no cause, suit, pro
ceeding, -or matter, which, by the
provisions Of this act, are covered" by
the jurisdiction of said several courts
to .be. held at said borough of Troy,
shall be tried, beard,. or dedermined
at any ,term of said courts, except
such as shall be held at said borough
of Troi,leacept by the consent of all
theinirbes thereto; proofded, Aotit,eo.
er, thetthe Inv:eider& Judge of -said.
ter now pending, or Wu.— _ly pea,
after of sof-d 00 114 8 of
Ciinittioii Pit,* Quarter Sossicifis, dr
`lll9lia*sf opturti f fitlem neither- of the
tiartidd thbrefci or` ofiry on& of them
letre - eiti t tenworresidents - at - thegreiri
Pug.hs pr townships maktiened in the:
second beetiOn' thia 'oet• may
their diecretiortupoh the4eement
of k sai ,aertiff. cause,
cy 41404 Or trial,
earing, determination ki MOW term
of said Courts to be held at said bor
ough of Troy, or may so certify the
same upon the application and due
Proof : of,either of the parties. *octal
in open,,court at , any term of said
courts, whenever inch Judge under
all the circtunstances shall be of opin
ion that the same shall bedone; pro
eidedAnther, that in any case where
an execution shall be stayet) during
vacation by order of any Judge in
said.; county, the par . ties may _make
stmli motions as are proper and nec
essary in relation thereto at any term
of court in, said county, .and the
hearing anti determination of any
kale granted in such ewes may be
had at any term of said coiirte.
SEctwx 4—That no auditor shall
be appointed at any term of said
courts which may be held at the said
borough of Troy to distribute mon
eys arming !warmly sheriffs sale.
SECTION 5. That the said president
Judge and any Law Judge of said
Thirteenth district are hereby au
thorized to make all needful rules
and regulations respecting, the said
terms of said courts to be held at
said borough -of Troy, and for the
regulation and conduct of business at
said terms; proeide4, that such rules
shall he in conformity with the Con
stitution and laws of this Common
ve• We quote a notable passage
from a leetnre delivered on the 4th
instant at Washington, Pa., by W. D.
Moore, r. sq,i •
"I am a Democrat, and opposed to
the Fifteenth Amendment, but I de
sire to bear my testimony to the
chartmter of the negro population of
the South. After the passage of the
conscript act they outnumbered the
Whites five to one. • They could have
arisen at any time and utterly anni
thlated the white population, and
there were not wanting evil men to
make the suggestion.. They remained,
however, the same in. obedience, do
cility, faithfulness and order, as before
the war broke out. There is nothing I
like it in all the pages of history, and
I never knew or heard of a race who
seemed in my judgement, to live so
near to the Divine teaching as the
negroes of the South durbig the re
bellion. Their conduct was epitomiz
ed iii a single remark made to me by
a very aged one among them. We'se
like the children of Israel at the Red
Sea ; all we has to do is to stand still
and see the salvation of the Lord ;'
At all times and under all the cir
cumstances I will bear testimony to
the unequalled behavior of the South
ern negroes during the war."
Its4r: Congress is doing an admira
ble work in curtailing expenses, and
in lopping off old abuses. In acting
on the . 'army bill, :last Week, some
most healthy work was done in re
ducing the army and in cutting down
the pay of officers. Some of the army
officers have been getting very large
pay. The salary of the GeSeral of
the army has been $18,780 ; Lieuten
ant General, $14,803 ; Major General,
s9,B62—which is in large excess of
the salaries attached
,to civil officers
requiring at least equal ability and
training. Congress cut off over $6,000
off the General's pay ; nearly $3,000
off the Lieutenant General's ; over
$1,500 off the Major General's, &c.
The redctions made will save the
treasury $3,000,000 annually.
us. The President has issued his
proclamation ratifying the XlVth and
XVtli Amendments to the Constitu
tion, and they are now a part of the
laws of the-country.
Heretofore in this country all mat
ters pertaining to citizenship have
been narrowly decided. Principles
have been laid down which did not
for a moment accord with practice.
Judges did not dare to touch the real
question, because by so doing cus
toms would have been uprooted and
the institution of slavery interfered
with. The trammels are now bro.;
ken, and we may inquire with free
dom as to what citizenship, is. and
freely annormenwho our citizens are.
The following bill has been
passed by the Legislature:
That whensoever any husband,
from drunkenness, profligacy, or oth
er cause whatsoever, shall for two
successive years desert his wife Or
neglect or refuse to live with her and-1
provide for her, she shall, as to every
species and description of property,
whether rent, personal or mired,
owned by or belonging to her, have
all the rights and privileges of a fem
me sole, to purchase or sell and con
vey the same, as if she were sole and
unmarried. •
SECTION 2. That it ahall be lawful
for any married woman as aforesaid,
to sue and be sued in her own name
upon all such contracts as aforesaid,
heretofore made or to be made, and
to sue in her own name her husband,
to recover the possession of her real
estate, or the possession of her per
sonal estate, or the value thereof, as
if she were sole and unmarried.
tld.ln 1868 Seymour beat Grant
in Kentucky by a majority of 76,323.
But in 1869 the Democratic. majority
was only about 57,000. Now, that
42,000 negro voters are to be added
to those 'exercising the franchise . in
dud State by the operation of the
Fifteenth Amendment, tho majority
for Democracy will bo very small.
There will not, therefore, be ti strong
ly Democratic State in the Union, for
the negroes *ill give Maryland to the
Republicans by a rousing majority.
12}9b1 closed in New York on
Tinunday. at'll2t. ' •
of tl
intitond of too years before
11 #1.0
TM % thttiiTligOlc" w _.. dower
'taking Cid:ilia fs,' tOWWyer, La a
eonfined, or& i it:, 164jan9rei
elusively 'IG the Vilittia States Courts'
but the judgement awarding . citizen
ship to the applicant is not to take
- eilWiliii - iii - iiitititliii affiif it iirithi:
dered. Of ~ege .. atflpfkbonora
bly discharded.froin the setvire . of the
'United States ,only ,one,: gear's real"
deuce is to be require& Tke Circuit
'tied Distriet donee are to have power
to refer tifijoileatfoliS to a Ifistrict or
Circuit Court Commitatioter; or is
Register in Bankruptcy, to be special
ly designated . by order, who shall be
empowered to tale testknony, and
report to the court with his opinion.
New Advertiamenta
twotitftx Num.
Corrected everyVl,edsaiday by O. D. PATOD, sob
Jed, to chsnges dilly
Wheat, tit bush •
Rye. it bush
Corn, Vi bush -
Oata, to bash;
Beans, st. bush--
Unit& (rolls) 'f; '
(Pt Natty. fit lb
Eggs VI dOS -
Potatoes, VI bush
Flour, VA laurel • • 600 Oa 800
Ram lb In a, 15
°nines. bush 1 t 49
WEronis or Gairs.--Whaat GO lb. : Dorn 66 lbs..
Rye 56 lbs.; Oats 32 lbs.; Barley 46 lbs.; Buckwheat
48 lbs.; liew:Li 62 lbs.; Brat:2olW.; Clover Seed 60
lbs. ; Timothy Bead 44 lbs. • pried Peaches 33 lbs. ;
Dried Apples 22 lbs.. lbs.
56 lbs.
unship heretofore existing between the nub.
scribers under the name of Powell .t Co.. id this ddy
dissolved by mutual consent, Those having newt.
tied atumunts with said firm are urgently requested
to make payment without delay.
March 18, 1870. T. C. DELANO.
cIes of copartnership have this day been-en
tered into by the subscribers, who will conduct
their badness as heretofore under the /style and
name of Powell & Ca., Joseph Panel-retaining an
interest atd retiring from active participation In tile
details of the business. PARK MATHEWSON,
respecthilly announce am' cunstomers that.
from the date of the opening of our new etme, we
!hall conduct our business STRICTLY FOR
We shall keep no books in which to Charge goods,
and shall deviate frem this rule WIDER h'1:10
&Mete: ors WHATEVER. Wo have,pnrchased
our stock for cash much below the regular market
rates, and shall deer our goods at snch prices as
cannot fail to convince our coalmen that the
change in this respect is ad mach to their advantage
ILO our own.
March 23, 1870. row= &
Notice le hereby given that the undersigned. Asses
sor of the 13th District of Pennaylvanis, will hold
Courts of Appeal for the correction of - errcinewis
easessreenta, at his office in Bloomsburg, Columbia
county, on - WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY and FRI
DAY. APRIL 13th, 11th and 11th, ltiifl. All
peals must be in writing, and should specify the
particular cause, matter, or thing, respecting which
a &video is requested, and shall state the'ground
or principle of error complained of. Appeals may
be made at the office of the Assessor at any time
previous to the days above fixed for hearing appeals.
If any person liable to Income Tax, or owning car.
riages, watches, and other article liable under
Schedule A.. of the kb.cte Law; bare not yet report
ed. they are hereby nailed to do so at once or be-
Lyme liable to the penalty. It is the duty of every
one, amenable to the law, to seek the Assessor of
his District and make his return. .
Assessor Lith District. Pa.
Assessor's Office. Bloomsburg, Ps.. liar. '24.
nership heretofore existing between Werkhei
ser Ir..JiLeemaker in. the mercantile business. at.
Potterville. Bradford county, P.. was on the Bth day
of March. 1870," dissolved by mutual consent. All
persona indebted to said ,ftrm will please call and
settle accounts.
The liusinesaln all its brioche* will be continued
by the undersigned, who respectfully solicits a eon
tionance of patronage. EMMY SHOEMAKER.
Pottemille, Starch 8, 1870.
The subscriber has just established a new Coil
Yard in the rear of the Itscroarrn Office and GEMilelft
Gun 'Thep; and designs to keep in eppply the -I
at all tiroce. Till other notice
Ettnall . Egg; or No. 2 $4 25
Store; or Nos. 3 and 4. mixed $4 23
ChestnnWor No. 5 4 00
The following additional charges 'will be made for
delivering coal within the Borough limits ;
Per t0n,..50 ate. Extra for carrying in,..50 cts.
Qr. —25 " ..25
sra-Learo Orders at my Coal 011leo. No. 4. Hex
cur's New Block, next door to Cl. H. Wood's Fruit
. • .
sir° rdera must, in all case., be accompanied be
tho caab.
Towanda. Ps.. March 12. 1870...
e the place to,buy all kinds of
MI A. 120 3:D W ARE
For cult. .Wo have on hand and aro receiving 4
large stock of
Our Paints, Oils, &c.. aro of the bast quality and
will be sold very low. We are also agents for the
The only reliable Fire Proof Site made. Also
'Our dock of
le very large and munifeetare out of the beet .
We are also prepared to do Jobbing of all kinds.
Wo are the only agents for the celebrated new
The best cooking stove in use. and every steam
wativinted to give satisfaction. Ruch 10, '7O.
• - : ;4
c tz4 ' , • re 4
QH • •
• . 4 0
r=4 a
11, 0
.• 4 1 (6 -
s• tad
- 04 - 'X ' I'o
-0 g 4
ly, 9:1
rzy .
.1. E 443: 2
_ 'a • g
. i .
large stock of all kindik of materials
and trimmin g s e° m fms
sun,s,„ 3
We have the tole agency of
it do I
It is used in place of plastering, and
25() n
with it and by it.. a wood house can
be made warmer than a brick one
Deaaptiva eireulaTa scent to any
Ali of which are especially adapted
for the age of wood as well as coal,
and the
And uturiekcitts other vatted's -fo.r
5A1111.7. - E5Ollll.
coalonly,.aud a`vaiiety Of excellent
We invite all -wishing to puliehase to
Old and new married 'folks will
find us headquarters for most kinds
variety of
own - mauufacture, and we are deter-
mined not 'to be excelled either in
quality or cheapness
Will find our -prices as favorable as
the more remote markets
year past, we shall in the futitre, by
keeping a good stock and selling at
close' figures, endeavor to merit its
g, Itussi & Co.
DEALlatfi 1)
tention of builders to their
On band and
Comprising the
give us a call._
Stith as
We shall us usual. keep a large
In large quantities.
The tinware sold by us is of our
• Deniers in
Thankful for the patronage of the
Codding, Russell &to.
Towandts March 24, 1870.
~:. _ .
The Miran we enjoy ae Urn wadi r.r. a
established and enceeleful bue j seee, mik, es to
odes indeteteenta that make `thee arewoloo:se•et.
worthy of •
• Importing our Foreign goods direct. coutzoilit
msay leading styles of dmertmn fahries. ereplonei
the, beet esitede tent to the productlee of c m ,
goods, not constant pftneus' our motto, to.
claim tolesd the tuartet In ' •
Of whleti b fote koep full Dues of all grade', ta•
and BOyi: In _ '
Our products are tinearparard fur quality, work
roanehip. endeLegence. In
Our aces is constantly' large end-seasonable. ISt
are the sole manufacturers of the
Wick we supply Loth may-nistie ..Torl W trvicr
fientletneu visit:n4:Ncw V'i are repure,p4 tv
call and late their inanntres nrrorded 1111 , 1) War
books. •
Syatezu of Self-Ifeanur,:titent and other
Bon promptly furnhdiett wh••n dr gnat.
Broadway corner of Orland Street, and Droa,l,,
COTIICT of Warren 81rett,
Addresa Box 2256, New Y. j.ort-ofe••.
3farch 23-2 ma DEVLIN &
0113Titzth MARKET
The autracribere still COiltitlUe to Ycep cgnp.tat,tl )
Oka hand a full and complete assortment of
thing pertaining to their buainesf, connetlng
17 ot
8170.411. (.TILED HAMS.
rH) - I
Parties %Calling ° large or aloail Trait•
ties will be furnished on short noire, at thr
stand. erNrrn.u. MARKET: itautanyt's nor:. !zit
door north of Dr. Porten. _
..- • -
Oxus.. Gliamou. 1 NJ:L. I XX .k..IRI.Lci
Feb. 21. isrq-et
S o'l2,
C A It E I X
Wholemale uul Re tail Dealers :n
ZZ ENV BLOC g.. .1 , 14.;.01.11 , 4 t- PA
We do nut deem it neee3sary to eSitriterata ad las
daerent aredes we keep. Our akAorrrtnat.:*.
Cash paid fur Parruers Produck
ITurh 1.1870
Avoiding the uushMtituess and anppreseing the
offeneive odors of the Sick Hoorn and Nursery. At
once useful and ornamental. it more useful
than,any article of Furniture of the same mt.
For sale by all principal Furniture .11ealers.
Price $3.04). habil fan
T- T T -
A largo stock of new crop Toax,, consisting of
. ,
/not received which we offerby the pound. caLidr
chest, vcrrcheap,. and warranted to 6 .-Ive eartihw ,
This means bnsimest. Call and sec. f
Also a full assortment of
. MEAL, &C., •
Which wo will tell at prices to snit the times.
Feb. 2. ItiTo-2m LONO k REELER.
TEAS, . ,
Cattnot be excelled. ,
Fir • vary choice •rtlde of
SOAPS, of all kinds
. .
And to tact every thing In Um! Grocery line. •
Ton can alwayis find a choice article- of r ,
At the MEVCaI AND.Puovisio:4 SPORE. of
Itain-st., Towanda. Va.
Dee. 20. '69.-tf
um; OF MUMS.
Parrisos 01 . ALL . Tl/1 LISZIST &MIN FOB Ba:..t,
Rooms over Post Oflce—Mro. Hoyt's old eland.
;thew.. Dec. 20. VW. Agent
orb, read" Ist of April.
Yeb. 24. %WADE k
We Pell nothing but
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