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Santis an Dontorvst.
SATURDAY, APRS 4, 1863.
HAn. I brightest banner that goats on the gale,
Ins; alba country of Washington, hall !
Radars thy Wiwi with the blood of the Imes.
Bright are thy stars as the sun on the wave;
Wrapt in thy folds are the hopes of the Free,
Banner of Washington! blessluge on thee '
.q• n$H B AWCANI bait our Ulnae for an racial
copy of the Act of Congress, approved March 9d , HES,
amendatory oldie Internal Revenue Laws.
WHIM RIESTEA CLYMER has our thanks fer a copy of
the Reportof the Railroad Companies of Pennsylvania, for
186`..b—a very valuable document.
AM- Timms Barb. Esq., has our thanks for a compete not
of the Township and Borough officers elected In Berks
county on the third Friday of March. Its publication is
deferred until next week, on account of the present pres
sure on on/ advertising columns.
Sign• An EINTRINIT1111) LITTER from the Camp et the I:iie
Pennsylvania Velnnteers, near Deno Plaine, se re
calved, and will appear next Welk.
EASTER Dim—To-morrow, being the first Sun
day after the first f u ll mean following the 21st
of March, or vernal equinox, will be Easter tlny.
Easter is a festival of the Church commemerative
of Christ's resurrection. The word which we
Use is derived from the 811.10L1 word (Lire,
lying riaing. The connection of eggs with noster
is a custom, the origin of which appears to he
lost antiquity, though it is supposed to be
Jewish. That the observation of Easter is as
ancient as the time of the Apostles, seems un
doubted. In the second century, 'however, a
controversy arose as to the exact time of its cel
ebration. The Eastern Churches kept it on the
14th day of the first Jewish month ; the Western
Churches on the night which preceded the anni
versary of our Saviour's resurrection. The in
convenience of the former, was, that this festival
was commonly held upon other days of the week
than the first, or Sunday, which was undoubtedly
the proper day. The 'disputants retained their
respective customs till toward the middle of the
fourth century, when the rule for the celebration
of Easter was fixed by the council of Nice, A. D.
825, as now observed. The sacrifice of Christ,
and his glorious resurrection—the mightiest
events in the world's history, since the early
ages of Christianity—have been celebrated with
various solemn ceremonies. Good Friday, the
day of our Saviour's eruCifiaion, has also been
observed as a rigid fast for ages, and is kept as
such by the Roman Catholic Church, the Church
of England, and throughout Europe, and by the
Roman Catholics, Episcopalians, Lutherans,'Ger
man Reformed, Moravions, and probably other
religious denominations in this country. Even
amomg those who do not mark the day with sail
or devotional ceremonials, it is, or ought to be,
remembered, with humble and grateful hearts.
RHODE ISLAND ELECTION.—The State election
in Rhoda Island was held on the Ist inst., and
as was anticipated, the Abolitionists, backed by
all the power and influence of the Administra
tion, have succeeded in electing their candidates.
The contest was not a square fight between Abo
litionists and Democrats, but between the so
called "Republican Union" party and their op
ponents who entered the Reid as a sort of half
way Administration men. The Age very appro-
priately styles this election "a fight between the
mulatto and negro, in which the negro prevail
ed." The complete returns, as published, give
the following results:
Bmm, Abolitionist, for Governor, has 8311
majority over - eozzens, Opposition, and 3009 over
jtriess, Abolitionist, for Congress, h:tg 1918
majority over BRADLEY, Opposition, and 1846
over all. Dixon, Abolitionist, has 1022 majority
over BROWNE, and 992 over all.
Governor Smith's supporters have two-thirds
of each House of the General Assembly.
Tonscco GULTIMIL-Mr. Orange Judd, pub
lisher of the American _Agriculturist, New York,
has just published a pamphlet of 48 pages, con
taining practical instructions for the culture of
Tobacco. All the details arc stated so plainly
that any one can cultivate the crop, even though
he had never seen a tobacco plant. Eighty-fire
experienced growers each wrote down just what
is to be done, and how to do it. From these
eighty-five series of directions, the best given by
fourteen different men were selected and printed
in this work. The fourteen men who furnish
the information given, reside iu different parts
of the country, so that the book is adapted to all .
localities. The collection of this information
and its preparation cost nearly $5OO. The book
is cent post-paid for 25 cents per copy.
MAMMON or TUE Palace or WALES—The
Prince of Wales (heir apparent to the throne of
England) was married to the Princess Alexandra
of Denmark on the 10th of March, in Saint
George's chapel, Windsor, with all the state cer
emonial and pomp peculiar to such an event.
Queen Victoria was present in the chapel. She
took no part in the pageant ; but was evidently
both delighted and deeply affected at the happy
manner in which the proceedings were conduct
ed, and at the display .of loyally and devotion
manifested towards both herself, her son and
every member of the royal family, native and
THIC MAN& OF MIL POTTSIC4R did not ap
pear in the list of yeas and nays on the bill to
prohibit the immigration of nezroes and mulat
toes into this State, which passed the House on
Wednesday, the 25th ult. A note from this faith
ful Representative informs us that he was neces
sarily absent that day on business, but that on
the following day, he asked and obtained leave
to record his vote on the bill, and voted, as did
his colleagues, and the Democratic members gen
PATMINT or TitooPB.—The entire army will
Won be paid off up to the first day of March.
The only remaining troops now unpaid are those
in North and South Carolina, and the army coin.
minded by General hooker. Money was to
day, April 1, put into the hands of sundry pay
masters to entirely liquidate the claims of the
troops in the Carolinas against the Government,
end it will leave New York by Saturday's steamer.
The army of the Potomac will be entirely paid
off next week.
GOMM San APRlL.—Godey's Lady's Book is
before us with an abundance of its usual Miran
flow. Its splendid engraving, "Spring—The
'Return of the Swallows," is exceedingly appro
priate, and its fashion-plate, representing the
Spring fashions accurately, is unsurpassed by
Any other work.
A DIVIDED NORTH
It A millet). South mot n divided North are hard
amplitions for carrying en thie etruggle."—Hoe
True: but who have imposed these "hard con
ditions" on the struggle? Never was a people
More thoroughly United than the people of the
North, when the first blow of armed rebellion
was struck by the traitors of South Carolina.
Although they had, but a few months before,
palmed through a political canvass in which con
flicting partisan feelings and interests raged with
almost unexampled violence, they rose, in a
mass, superior to all party considerations, and
were of one heart and one mind in their daterm
illation to stand by the Government in the dis
charge of its solemn duty to enforce obedience
to the Constitution and allegiance to the Union.
This sentiment of hostility to treason, and devo-
Lieu to the Ping of our Common country, which
pervaded the entire North, was well expressed in
the resolution, declaratory of the purposes of
the War, which passed Congress by a vote almost
unanimous at the extra session of July, 1861 ;
and which was Asa, doubtless, an expression of
the views of the Administratfon, so far as it had
yet proceeded in shaping its policy. This reso
lution has been often published, but as it embo
dies the only true and justifiable principles upon
which a war against a rebellious section of OUT
people can be prosecuted, we copy it again:
"That the present deplorable civil war has
been forced upon the country by the disunionists
of the ti onthern,States, now in arms against the
Constitutional Government, and in arms around
the Capital; that in this National emergency,
Congress, banishing all feeling of mere passion
cc resentment, will recollect only its duty to the
whole: country ; that this war is not waged on
Mcfr part IS (frfy Erira o f ° A yres:don, Or for ant'
aosaose of &digital or subjugation nr purpose of
ov:•rthrowing or inter firing with the rights or estab
lished institutions of those States, but to defend and
maintain the supremacy of the Coostitation, mid to
preserve the Union, with all the dignity, rqmslity,
and rip , /as of the FCC Fell &Wee tnehljpaired ! and
that as soon lee thaw objecis arc accomplishrd the
war ought to cease "
fiere wan r. platform upon which the whole
North stood firmly united, and would have re
ntained united, until the end, had it been adhered
to, in good faith. To defend and maintain the
supremacy of the Constitution, and to preserve
the Qnion," are the sworn duties of every loyal
citizen; and we do not believe that ten men can
he found at the North so recreant to their
gallons as citizens and AS patriots, as to refuse
their countenance to a war that was forced upon
the Government for these high and patriotic. oh
joeta. And whit- stronger incentives than these
could be needed to call forth the whole energies
and warlike resources of the people? livery
man who acknowledges the supreme authority of
the Constitution, and who believes that the Union
should be preserved, must, of necessity, sub
scribe to anti support the doctrine enunciated in
this resolution. Indeed, it prescribes the true
test of loyally to the Union. No one, we care
not what his professions may he, is a true Union
ist, who does not consider its ameservation the
first, last and only duty of the Government, and
his own first, last and only duty, in supporting
that Government. He who regards the Union as
secondary to any individual opinion or prejudice,
or subordinate to any sectional interest, is the
enemy rather than the friend of the Union: for
when its welfare comes in conflict with the opin
ions, the prejudices, or the interests that he
holds as dearer, what is his frieudehip worth ?
And, we go farther, and say that any man who
is not for the Union as it exists under the Con•
stitution, but. would take advantage of the occur.
rence of an intestine war, to employ means
foreign to and in violation of the Constitution,
for the purpose of destroying the old Union and
establishing a new, based upon principles foreign
to its present frame-work, is as much a traitor
as the acceenionials of the South; for what are
they doing more than attempting, by unlawful
and unconstitutional means, to destroy the old
Union, and erect a new one to suit themselves ?
We have shown that the North wits united, and
how it might have been kept united. What has
divided it? The legislation of the past year,
and the present avowed policy of the Adminis
tration, afford the answer. The solemn declara
tions of the resolution of 1361, have been aban
doned, and the pledges that it gave to the whole
people, North and South, have been perfidiously
violated. Passion and resentment have sup
planted duty and patriotism; the obligations of
the Constitution have been set aside for the sec
tional dogmas of the Chicago platform and the
insane ravings of that arch disunionist, Wendell
Phillips, and his confederates Sumneia Lovejoy,
Stevens anti Greeley the conquest and subjuga
tion of the South are now boldly proclaimed;
and the purpose of overthrowing the rights and
established institutions of the Southern States,
has been officially declared - in unconstitutional
Acts of Congress, and arbitrary Executive Proc
lamations. The dignity, equality and rights of
the several States, even the States of the North,
have been invaded, by the enforcement of mar
tial law over people not in rebellion; by the
suppression of newspapers for daring to exercise
the constitutional right of criticising the acts of
public men and the justice and expediency of
public measures; by the arrest and imprison-
Milt of loyal Citizens without warrant of law,
without formal accusation, and by the denial to
them a speedy trial. The despotic rule now
exercised over "the freest people on earth," is
thus vauntingly avowed by Mr. Seward himself,
in one of his despatches to the British Minister
"My lord, I can touch a bell on my right hard
and order the arrestft a citizen of Ohio. I can
touch the bell again, and order the imprisonment
of a citizen of New York ; and no power on earth
but that, of the President can release them. Can
the Queen of England, in her dominions, do as
After such an admission, from Mr. Lincoln's
chief Cabinet officer, who will dare to deny that
we arc rapidly drifting into a despotism?
The resolution of 186 . 1 united the North. Ad
herence to it would have divided the South, and
made the overthrow of the rebellion a compara
tively easy task. Departure fr..ta it has united
the South, divided the North, and postponed
indefinitely the time when the war ought to
cease. For this sad Mato of awaits the Admin
istration alone is responsible, end must render
DLACETFOOD'a MAGAZINE FOR MARCH.—We have
received the March number of lilackwood, from
the American publishers, Messrs. L. Sent!. & Co.,
rit Walker street, New York. It is an unusually
good number, because full of variety. The story
of Motive Power," in Dohver's Csatoniana, is
concluded_ A new tale, entitled " Mrs. Clifford's
Marriage," in Mrs. Oliphant's manner, is cora
mlimed. There are fine reviews of Kinglake's
".invasion of the Crimea,:' of Lord Mackenzie's
Roman Law, of a singular French book, showing
an English village through Gallic spectacles, and
of the Frank in Scotland, also French. There
is a brief paper on Florence ; and a sharp fling
at the Palmerston Ministry finishes the table of
contents. Notwithstanding the high price of pa
per, theSmerican readers of this Magazine are
still furnished with it at the old price of $3 a
ÜBLIGATION rOSTrONEP. — Tho enterprise of
publishing an English newspaper in the borough
of Hamburg, which was in contemplation by Mr.
M. H. Shollenberger, has been abandoned for
the present. Timely notice of the appearance
of the paper will he given_
For the. Refuting Gazette and Democrat
"What is de Reason mit de Journal ?"
Mt. Getz :—After having tborouzbly examined
the columns of the Journal of last Saturday, I
said to myself: "Why is it that the editor has
left the Clazette's correspondent X unnoticed t"
scareely had this) expression escaped me, when
my "friend," who had just returned from a trip
westward, appeared before me, to whom this
same question was propounded. 110 replied
quite briskly, as follows "That question is
very easily answered. The present editor of the
Journal is Me author of the venomous article, which
I had undesignedly attributed to Mr. Ashman, and
well the editor knows it therefore lee remains si—
lent." I replied: " Come, come, this won't do.
Be a little more guarded with your accusations.
Recollect the charge you recently made against
Aehmun." Ile answered: "I am aware of
it; but I also immediately made a public reir—
tation ; and if the editor of the Journal denies the
imputation, lam ready, in case it should be deemed
necessary, to answer over my own signature." You
may truly believe me, when I say, that I was
pettedly astounded at this announcement; but
my " friend " made the charge with so much
earnestness and sincerity, that I cannot for a
moment doubt the truth of his assertion—as un
likely as it may seem to those who have read the
villainous assaults and denunciations in the Jour
nal against democrats at the present time. The
probability is, that the present editor will plead
in excuse that at the time the scurrilous article
alluded to appeared in the Journal, (tiering the
Mexican War) be was editorially connected with
a gentleman of piety and morality, (for a number
of years an ardent leader at the Union Prayer
Meetings in this city, and never in the slightest
degree owspected of hypocrisy) and that be, the
aforesaid gentleman, was the author, and that
the article was published against his (the present
editor's) will, and that he therefore should not
i be held responsible. It Strikes me forcibly that
it would not be the first plea of Me kind resorted to
by the present editor of the. Journal.
As the "child has at length found is father," I
deem it proper that its "beautiful proportions"
should again be exhibited to your readers most
of whom will scarcely believe that the fathership
is traceable to the present pure and immaculate
otlii , . , of the Journal:
[Er, the Berke need Schuylkill Jeternoti, printed dining
the war with Mexico 3
The pages of history furnish no instance of an
executive officer .90 utterly imbecile and unfit for a
post of honor as the present President of the United
States. GOULD THE GHOSTS OF THE HUNDREDS
AND THOU:4AS us. who have lost their lives by sickness
and the sword in Mexico speak, they would shout
that TH.P.IIt MUILDERF.R. WAS JAMES K.
POLK, and his wretched cabinet When we are
done with this war, and tire amount of blood of
free born Americans shed through his mismanagement
is known; when the immense debt brought upon us
is set forth in dollars and cents; then with his fel
low citizens bewail that day upon which they
cast (heir suffrages for such a man."
Thus spoke the self-righteous editor of the
Journal, at a time when our country was engaged
id a bloody conflict with a merciless foreign foe.
Bat few at that day could rival the editor in
malevolent criticism; and his right to scrutinize
and condemn the acts of President Polk's Ad—
ministration ho would not. allow to be questioned.
He did not fear the power of the President's
officials. And why not ? He knew them to be
Democrats and consequently opposed to all sorts of
tyranny. Alas! how changed at the present
time—since power is placed in the hands of the
Would the editor have us to believe, that in
publishing the foregoing virulent invective, he
purposed giving "aid and comfort" to our gallant
soldiers in the army ; or that ho would thereby ,
encourage enlistments? What! his readers
(and no doubt he claims to have had readers
amongst the American soldiers in the Mexican
War) with apparent Beriousnette, eubetantially,
that President Polk, then Commander in Chief
of all the forces in the United States, was utterly
unfit for a post of honor, and a murderer of hun
dreds and thousands of free born American Soldiers,
whose blood had been shed through his mismanaffc
ment; and then again on a recent occasion,
speaking in justification of his conduct at that
time, the editor thanked God that he was, during
the Mexican War ? no " Copperhead."
At the present time the editor of the Journal
brands Democrats as Traitors, Tories.and "Cop
perheads," because, as he is pleased to say, they
are anxiously availing themselves of every means
to bring the General Government into disrespect,
and giving all the "aid and comfort" possible
to the South by the most bitter and vindictive op—
position to the Administration.
I (here to ask the editor of the Journal, wheth
er he can find in any number of the Gazette any
criticism, concernin¢ the present Abolition Ad—
ministration of -Abraham Lincoln, which is one
fourth as venomous and malignant as the article
above alluded La If it can be produced, the
editor will, I trust, in the next Journal, place it
side by side with the above "sweet morsel," so
that his readers can decide for themselves.
Should he refuse so fair a proAkition, he will
stand self-condemned before the community.
Rhode Island Election —A Great
1. ile the Republicans call ,the result of the
recent election in.Rhode Island a "great Union
victory," (meaning thereby Abolition,) if we
glenco over the record of the past we will find
that it is like the victory of Pyrrhus against the
Romans, a few more of which would utterly
In 1855 their majority was 8 337
1856 " " " 4 787
1857 " I' " 4,498
1858 " " 4 852
1850 Lincoln's " " 4 637
1868 their " is 2,800
These figures show a clear Democratic gain of
about 2,000, and indicate, unmistakably, that in
Rhode Island, as elsewhere, the power of the
destrucares is waning, that the Democratic
standard is being Adoatieed at every successive
charge, and gives the fullest assurance that at
an early day the Abolition cohorts will be routed
throughout the entire North—horse, foot, and
dragoons. However they may crow over the
result in Rhode Island to keep their courage up,
they no doubt, in their saddened hearts exclaim,
with Pyrrhus, "another such a victory would
TRE CONTINENTAL MORTULT•—We have receiv
ed the April number of this able Magazine. The
contents are varied• Hon. Robert J. Walker con
tinues his valuable statistical papers on " The
Union," and oleo Contributes a spirited poem
entitled "The Flag of our Sires." Edmund
Kirk's "Merchant's Story" is as interesting as
ever ; while numerous other writers have given
their valuable aid to make up this most readable
magazine. New-York : John F. Trow, publisher
for the proprietors, f 0 Greene street. $3 a
iliar THE tDINBUEGH REVIEW, American re
print, for January, was issued some weeks ago.
The following is the table of contents : India un
der Lord Dalhousie ; Di...ries of Frederic von
:gents ; Goldfields and Goldminers: Contributions
to the Life of Rubens ; The Campaign of 1816 ;
Modern Judaism ; Victor Ilugo's Les Miserable., ;
Convict System in England and Ireland; Publio
Affairs. New York :L. Scott & Co., 38 Walker
greet. W a year,
See Tnz UNION PRAYER IthIETING Will be held
to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon, in the Evangelical Metho
dist Church, North Eighth street, at 3 o'clock. The
nubile are reapectfully invited to attend.
g CONDIUNION.—The sacrament. of the TAM'S
Supper safll bo administered to-morrow (Ember Sunday) by
the Rev. G. A ERnterleitner, Motor of the E ntheram congre
gation of Kutztown.
Mir THE ENSITER ANNlvitnenuir of the Sunday
Schools of Christ Church, will be celebrated to-morrow
(Easier Sunday) afternoon, at half-peel 2 o'clock, in the
Church. The classes, which will present offeringe and
emblems, are named as folios's :
Danghtere or the Church. Cleaners.
Truth Seekers. The Mustard Seed.
Travelers Zionward. The Talents.
Palm Bearers. Banner of the Cross-
Voyagers. Shieldof Faith.
Hope. Children of the New Cove-
Faith. noel .
Charity. Laborers In the Vineyard.
The Passover. Buds of Promise.
Gospel Minstrels. Children of the Cross.
Frnits of Faith and Lore.
mar EAWPRII ...—Next Sunday morning, the
Pastor of the Universalist Church will preach upon that
eubllino passage In Matthew, 29th chapter, 2d and Sd,rer
see : and behold there was a great earthquake; for the
angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and
rolled back the stone from the door and eat upon It. Ilia
eneatenanee was like lightning, and ills ratment wee
white as snow."
In the evening, the Lord's Supper will be administered
and several members will be received Into the Church.
Services in the morning at 10 o'clock-1n the evening at
EASTER ForiTivAL BY TIM AI/MINER-
Coon" AND " &MILLER VERETR."—Anlenbach's new Ball,
In East Penn street, will he opened on Easter Monday eve
ning, with a grand Concert and Ball, under the joint di
mtion of the Rending "lirennor.Chor" and "
Yereln." Thoprogramme will embrace eight favorite as
leellooa or vocal and instrumental Music, performed by
the "Mumer Char," and Bo:races comedy of "Der Becht
wmcbtor," by members of the SchillerNerein." The
festivities will conclude with a Ball. The price of a ticket,
admitting a gentleman and two ladies, Is MI eta. The
Easter celebrations of our German citizens have hitherto
been admirably conducted—combining Intellectual IMMO
meat with physical recreation in ajmliclons manner—and
we qonlit, r I. that the joint effort. of the two popular
Societies namod, will malt in an agreeable entertainment
on the approaching occasion,
Mr. Aulenl•acb deserves the thanks or his fellow-towns
mon for furnishing them with se desirable an oddities to
the public halls of Readies. With the advantages his
new Hall possesses, of size coed light, thorough ventila
tion, and contra/ locative s • cauaot IA to be sought
after for parties and the re- • specie of ainnuenionts for
which it is so well adapted. The Easter holldaye have
been appropriately chosen for Its "dedication."
THE MOZART MUSICAL UNION will give
cote first Concert on Tuesday melon next, April 7th, In
Keystone HAIL This association Is composed of members
of the several Church choirs of our city, who have become
proficient in Music by constant practicetaring the Winter;
and who combine both the material and the requisite ex
perience to produce the most elaborate compositions of Sa
cred Mu sic with *mitten), and steel The oneonransment
of a taste for Atusle among the young, cannot be too highly
commended; and we therefore hope that the first Concert
by the Mozart Union" will be so well patronized as to
Anent.o the permanence of the organization, and the frequent
repetition of its public rebearsale and ocomerte,
Ser MSTEIODIST CONFBRBSON—APPOINTIVSNTS
FOR RISADIN(I DISTRICT.—The 76th session of the Philadel
phia Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal
Church, which was held at West Chester, adjourned
on Maly last. Previous to the adjournment, Bishop
Simpson, the presiding officer, announced the appoint
ments of Ministers for the several districts. The follow
ing were aseigned to the Reading district:
BEADINO DIRTRICT—WiIIiaM L. Gray, Presiding Elder.—
Reading, Ebenezer, J. Lindermuth; St. Peter's, J. P.
Meredith Mansynnk, Mount Zion, W. Cooper newer,
J. It. Anderson: Noxborongh. 'Nast Mast; Germantown,
Haines sheet, U. W. McLaughlin ; st. Stephens', Wesley
Kenney; Chestnut Hill, James F. Reynold.; Conshohock
en and Plymouth, J. 0. Neil; Mercer Square, J. L. Taft;
Norristown, De Kalb street, S. Irwin; Oak street, J. W.
Archer; Porktomen. B. Owen; Montgomery Square, J. C.
Gregg; Phcenixville, 3. YastOrfield: Salem, J. Hand;
Wens Chester, O. P. Turner; Grove and DoWnithrtown,
Vaughan Smith; Pottstown, J. Aepril; D. W. Ger
den; Springfield, Wm. M. Ridgway; Wayneebarg, J. Y.
Ashton; Chnrchlown, N. B. Dwell; Birdeboro, V. Gray,
S. Lucas; Berke County Mirsion, J, Shatter ; Lebanon,
I. R. Dennison Cornwall, J. R. Bailey; Cresson and Or
wigeburg, 4,0, Best; Poiteville, C. J. Thompson ; Miners.
Ville, J. H. Turner ; Tremont, T. O. Bare Port Garber. ;
C. Walter.; New Philadelphia, W. s;th:delis St. Clair
and New Castle, J. J. Jane s ; Tamaqua, H. A. Cleveland;
Manch Chunk, Cunningham; Perryville, S. Powers; Nes
quehoning and Summit, to be supplied.
jar POLICE AnnOINTMRNTSI.—Mayor Boyer,
on Saturday lent, made the following nomio &lions of Police
men, for confirmation by Select Council :
Ohio! of Police—Jacob B. Nast, of Third Ward.
Right Police—Peter Zimmerman, let
, rZ b u i t a
" " William Loran, 3rd Ward.
John Zschlnan, rill Ward.
" Joseph Goodhart, Oth Ward.
These nomination were acted upon by Select Council at
an adjourned meeting on Monday evening. Messrs. Mast,
Dcebler and Goodhart wore confirmed by the following
Yeas—Messrs. Robinson, Smith and Hoff, President—S.
Nays—Mecarn. Levan and Mc/Mee-2.
Messrs. Zimmerman and Zochman, who ate old oflicere
re•appoinied, were unanimously confirmed; and. Mr. Levan
wee rejected by the following vote
Yeas.—Mesers. Robinson and Smith—S,
Nays—Messrs. Levan, hie Hose and fog, President-3.
gar THROUGH MAIL 111.TWIlliN READIMI AND
Nxw•Yoax.—Onr business cot:email*, thanks to the ex
ertions of Postmaster finabb, are now in the enjoyment of
direct mail communication with New-York. 'the iiewar
rangement went into effect on the let of this month, and a
mail for Reading is now made op daily at the New-York
Poet Office, and forwarded to this city by the 6 A. M. train
over the New-Jersey Central end &et Poona. Railroads, ar
riving here at 11 A, Al. The direct Mail to New-York
continues to be forwarded daily from the Reading Poet
Office, at 10,ii A. M., over the same roots.
1/7_SIOeRATIC CITY Cairn.—The regular
monthly meeting of the Club was held on Saturday even
ing lest, Among other boeineee transacted, wA dm *4613-
(ion of a resolution directing the Executive Committee to
Invite at least one speaker to address the Club at earl' re.
gator meeting, in a prepared swami: upon some political
question to be selected l.y himself. A resolution was also
unanimously adopted,instructing the Executive Comaitt
tee to assist in the formation of Ward Clubs in the several
Wards of the city, and to recommend the institution of
such Clubs In the several townships of the county. The
object of this resolution, which was fully discussed and
heartily sustained, le to encourageand strengthen the open
tud publ(o organization of the Democratic party, licaccord
atm with its time-honored traditions and policy.
ger EAST PINNSYLVANIA RAILROAD RITES
sioN.—The following anpplement to the charter of the East
Pennsylvania Railroad Company paved the !Tonne of Re
presentatives on Tuesday last. Its object is to enable the
Company to make a more direct connexion with New-York,
by avoiding the Lehigh Valley Railroad; and, if It should
be found expedient, to form a junction with the Morris
and Bstiex Railroad, which, by the building
about 18 miles in length, will open an additional route
through to New-York:
Be it Enacted, Ac, That it shall be lawful for the Rest
Pennsylvania Railroad Company to extend thelr road to
the Delaware river and eonetrnet a bridge on the earns in
conjunction with any other Railroad Company having au
thority from the Stale of New Jersey to bridge mild river,
and make branch or lateral railroads not exceeding ninh
miles in length and be subject to all the provisions and
restrictions of the act incorporating said East Pennsylvania
Railroad Company, under the name of the Reading and
Lehigh Railroad Company, approved 9th April, 1866.
stir Tll2 BUMS AND SCHUYLKILL JOURNAL
has commenced its 43th year—a good old age In the life of
a newspaper. We are pleased to learn that the long ser
vice of its industrious proprietor in editorial harness, has
hen rewerded by a fair share of bushiest prosperity. He
has our hearty wishes for a continuance and increase of
the same ; and our just as hearty desire for the downfall
of the pernicious political principles he so vigorously but
mistakinaly advocates. may the old Journal longontlive "
the heresies of eectionalism and abolitionism.
Iter" HARVEY Buten & Ditormia have the Il
lustrated Papers for April 11, which contain, in addition to
the customary pictures of the War, representations of the
ceremonies attending the late marriage of the Prince of
Wafer, copied from the EngIIBII. Illnetridad papaya. The
same line also continue their agency for the leading New-
York and Philadelphia Dailies, the Monthly Idagasinea,
eir New CAR gllOo.--Ittfoggrg. Mellert & Kin.
sey arc now engaged in putting up a large building to be
need for the purpose of a Car Manufactory,tn Chestnut
Arcot, below Third, near Laner's Brewery. The known
ability and enterprise of this firm, guarantee success, and
we tract that they may receive ordure enough to keep them
Ltd` RAILROAD AITAIRS.—On the Reading and
Columbia Railroad the care are now making, regular tripe
betwen. Colombia and LiEil. On Monday la.t the young
Wien of Linden Hall Seminary at LIIIA through the kind•
neat of Robert Crane, Seq., Superintendent of the road, and
of J. 13 Talludy, EN , Treasurer of the Company, enjoyed
a free excursion. The party, consisting of seventy.tbree
scholars and teachers, accompanie3 by the principal of the
Inetttutt,ti and. Boole half dozen gentlemen, started from
Lttir for Columbia at eleven o'clock it, IL, where dinner
Wet served. The party returned to Lids at Ave P. If.,
highly delighted wittr the trip.
The Philadelphia and Reading Railroad Company, on
the let lust., took poseession of the Little Schuylkill Rail
road and the East Mahanoy Railroad, penetratlng to the
head of the Mahanoy coal basin, to the second coal Sold of
Schuylkill county. These works have been leased to the
Readibg Company for a term of fourteen years from the Ist
of April. Trains from the Mahoney Valley will uow run
regularly through the immune tunnel ea the East Ida
COMNITTiESor CouNonA.—The following
are the joint committees of the City Councils, as announced
last Saturday. The first named are members of Select .
Comic% and eat an Ckgirmap of the several Committees:
On Accounts—Mears. Mellon, Mellert,li and Mc
On City Property—Messrs,. Robinson, Bushong and
On Finance—Messrs. Moilose, Tinsman and Potteiger.
On Fire Department—Messrs. Smith, Goodman and Het
On Highway and Paving—Mesure. Loran, 111klar, Rosh,
nadeigar and McManus.
Oa Markets—alessrs. Smith, Seidel and Hetrick.
On Police—Messrs. Robinson, Reilanyder and Goodman.
On Printing—Messra Robinson, Deysber and Reber.
On Tax—Messrs. Maßoae, Reifenyder and Reber.
ilosseD.—Harrisbarg is full of thieves,
who congregate about the Railroad stations at the lime of
arrival and departure of trains, and pick the pockets of
unsuspecting travellers. The Flarrisburg Telegraph in
form' na that a lady who arrived in the trata from Read
ing on Tuesday, was relieved of a puree to the rehouse
Valley Depot. The amount Mat was trifling, but the Mort
was most astonishing, as the had heard of the pickpockets
who least the depute, and was particularly careful to ea
eape their depredation..
gam- Nurrmon Sroas--Ez•Sheriff Bitting
baa opened a Wine and Liquor Store at John Green's old
stand, lu the fichmucker House. He Is a capital judge of
good liquors, as the sample he sent U 4 proves. If he al
iiqtys keeps a supply of that stripe" on hand, he will
have no lack of customers. ()ur citizens will doubtless
remember the Ex-Sheriff, when they ref:denial their demi
johns and decanters.
larftemovm..—Mr. J. B. Rixatine, MerebmA
Tailor and Clothier, has roweled his &ore to the North
side of East Penn Street, three doors below the Natiread,
where he low J net supplied himself with a handsome as
sortment of new and fashionable goods for gentlemen's
wearing apparel, which he will make up in the best style
at the lowest wash prices. Those who deal wills him, will
find him polite and accommodating.
tar GOOD FRIDAY WOO strictly observed yes
terday by the Church-going portion of our people. Ber
ateee commemorative of the Crucifixion of the Lord. were
held in the morning, In the Roman Catholic, Episco
pal, Lutheran and lilerinan Reformed Church.. In the
evening, the cuetontary Conarmutiouo took place to the
Lutheran and Cameo Reformed Churches.
Mr MUSICAL FESTIVAL. -On 'Easter Monday, the
eth of April, a grand Rueical "Festival will be given in St.
Jollied Church, Romberg, at *bleb a timber of Singing
Classes and Choirs will perform. In the morning, at 10
o'clock, an address on Church gusto will be delivered by
the Rev. S. IL Brobet, of Allentwn.
Mir GRADUATE IN MEDICINE,—Ma)bury S.
Reber, son of Thomas Reber, of Ontelannee township, a
studelft of Medicine, was one of the members of the grad
uating Wass in the Medical Department of the University
or Pennsylvania, at the late Commencement, and received
Ma diploma as M. M.
Iter BRNEVOLIENT SOClETL—Additional col
leationa for the Reading Benevolent Society
Free Church of St. Rarnabas, $ 300
St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 8 00
Christ Church, (Episcopal) 40 44
J. L. BTICLITER, Tresenrer.
Mir JACOB RISIFSNYDER, Esq., who died et
Womeledorf last Saturday, aged 58 year., represented
Berke county in the State Leglelature during the years
1851 and 1852. Ile was an upright citizen, and made an
intelligent and tißefnl member.
ger CBURCH COLLECTIOIOII—III behalf of the
Reading Benevolent Society :
Flret Preebyterlso Church, a 4.1 11
deviously acknowledged. IS9 GO
J, L. STICHTER, Treasurer
mar Amorrier or COAL transported on the Phil
adelphia and Reading Railroad, daring the week ending
Thimsday, 441 2, 1809.
Prom Port Carbon, - - - 18,635 09
" Pottsville, - - - 362 18
" Auburn, - -
: 6 Port Clinton, - -
" Harrfaburg, -
Total for week - -
Provionely this year, -
TOTAL, - - -
To emus time last year, - -
BOARD OP CONTROLLERS.
A special leClOeting of the Controllers of the Public Schools,
was held on Monday evening, Marsh 30th, 1863, at the
High School building.
J. frAGISVIMAN, Ewi., waft called to the Chair. The roll
of members was called, and the following Were point
Jirenibsra holding neer—Metiers. Arnold, Eckert, Ger.'
nand. llagenman, Hain, Hoff, McCurdy. Mengel. Were,
Peace, Peacock, Richards, Robinson, Roland, Ruppert,
Seidel, Shearer, Stone—le.
Members elected on the 3d Friday in March—Hewn
Miner, Frees, Getz, Hahn, Hooker, Jones, Irnerr, Manton,
McCauley, Mulligan, Turner-11.
Absent—B. Van LEAP-1.
The Chairman stated the Bret buslnem before the meet
ing to be the election of officers to serve the ensuing year.
Mr. Elegem:man having declined being a candidate for re
election as President, the following nominations for officers
were made, viz:
For President—Jolla S. Richards, Req. -
Fer Secretary—Lewin Orlner.
For Treasurer—Matthias Mengel, Esq.
There being but one candidate for oath omce, the fore
going gentlemen were, on motion, sever/11y elected to the
respective atom for which they were nominated, by ac.
On faking the Chair, Mr. Richards addressed-the Board
for a abort time, adverting in appropriate terms to the con
dition of the Seismla in the ally, at the period when he
was first elected a member of the Berth• Weal warn Board
of Directors, twenty years ago. Be briefly poi ated out On
progress of the Public Scheel system in oar city during
that time, and testified to the uniform interesNmaitifested
by the various boards of Directors.
Mourn Briner and Mengel severally returned thanks to
the Board for the honor conferred in reelecting them to
their respective etficea
Dr. McCurdy moved that orders be drawn in favor of
the Secretary and Treasurer for their salaries the peel
year. The motion was adopted.
On motion of Mr. Begelman, the President was request
ed to Renounce the Standing Committees of the Board for
the cleaning year, with the published proceedings of this
Mr. Knorr moved that the salaries of the etearetary'aud
Treasurer be the same as last year, viz: Secretary $lOO
and Treasurer $l5O.
Mr. Hagenmau moved an amendment that thi salary of
the Treasurer be Increased EMO.
The amendment was - discussed . and the ayes and noes
were called on the quaallen, and mantled do felleMe !. •
.tyre-3fesere. Brther,Gernand, Hagerman, Nooker,Jonee,
Knorr, Braxton, biters. Mulligan, Peacock, Robinson, Ro
land, Seidel, Shearer, Stoat. and Richards, President-16.
Noes—Messrs. Arnold, Eckert, Frees, Oe's, Hahn, Main,
Bolt McCurdy, Peace, Ruppert, Turner—li„
The motion as amended wan then adopted.
On motion, the salary of the Secretary wee also incroae
The Teachere of the Schools, in several of the Wards,
having asked for Exeter Monday as a holiday, the applica
tion was, on motion, granted.
On ?notion, an order was directed to be drawn in favor
of J. Ityrlob, Executor of Charlotte Heckman, for .7 Si,
tax overpaid on said estate.
Mr. Knorr moved that &committee, consisting of Nears.
Hagerman, Frees and Mengel, in connexion with the
President of the Board, be authorized and directed to In
stitute a criminal suit against James W. Holmes, late
Treasurer of Spruce Ward School Board. The motion was
The Board then, on motion,
R WIB BRIBER, Reemiary.
TREE FOR 1868-4.
J. K. McCurdy. Chairman
Edward H. Shearer,
C. F. McCauley,
I J. C. Hoff.
C. F. McCauley, Chairman.
J. Lawrence Oats,
David B. Stout, Chairman
William 11. Gemara,
Samos M. Roland,
William Arnold, Jr.
Levi P Knorr, Chairman
J. Lawrence Getz.
J. Hageoman, Chairman
J. C. Hoff,
John P. Mama,
Branson Van Leer.
A. H. Peocock, Chairman.
7 , mes N. Roland,
Henry 8. Eckert.
Samuel Frees, Chairman
William R. Beruand,
Levi P. Remit.
Building and Repairs.
W. H. Gernand, Chairman
A. H. Peoroen,
Alonzo B. Turner,
John B. Manton,
Branson Van Leer.
E. H. Shearer, Chairman.
Jacob H. Hain,
David E. Stoat,
Peter Jonee, Chairman.
John F. More,
Jacob H. Hain,
Aloun B. Tamer,
At a meeting held by the Mailers of Malt Liquors in the
city of !reading, at tho public honso of A. Liocknenhl, on
Thursday, April:, 1003, for the jourros. of considering the
peseta retail prices, and whether it would he Possible to
meet the demands ofceneutnera for cheep drinks, as here
tofore ; after consultation with the Brewers of this city, to
ascertain whether the wholetiale price, per barrel, could
not be reduced to the old rate, the following facts were sat.
First, The prison of Dario, Malt and Mope are precisely
double what they were a year ego. •
Second, Rosin, of which large quantities are need in
pitching casks, and for which 1)2 to $3 a barrel wee paid it
year ago, to now sad to etal per barreL
Third, Coal s cadre end Orlyludo% need, bare selven,'
ed In proportion; ao Theta* Pricannow charged by Brawein.
hardly pay expenses.
Fourth, One of the principaL Brewers of Reading, who
has been a particular abject of blame, for procuring a re
&Milan of *cents Mice on every barrelof ale and bear; as
laeaSaro of relief for only one year (Until April, 1330), is,
we are convinced, entitled ;to the gratitude of the retailers
of the city of Reading, for had it not boon for his exertions.,
the price of Lager Beer, instead of being kept down for the
lad fear menthe, would have bead advaaaad long ego, as
wan tba ease la all ether Mice and towns in the loyal
In view of these facts and conelderations, therefore be it
Resolved, That the price adopted for the last two week%
viz 5 cents a glee'', and no lees, be adhered to, anal far
. . .
RedOiVed. Ti at We have an equal right with the dealers
to alcoholic liquors to the entail advance or use cants Ow.
When they have raised the price of Whisky, previously 9
cents, to 5 cents; as We are aloe taxed with a heav State
license, and an enormous United States licence; beeldee
being so heavily taxed on every article needed for con
sumption in. our Wallies. that we can scarcely wake a
living. We therefore rail upon a liberal community to
give their approval of car donne.
AUGUSTUS BOCK EMIL, GEORGE GSTROST,
JOHANNES HARTZ, HENRY SEIDEL.
JOHN BUEHLER, • PETER BARBEY,
JOHN HAUL, AUGUST WEBEKIND
JOHN EBNER. GREGORY HNBNE,
JACOB WALTER, LEONHARD STENGER,
A RR. PRINEER, J ICO ti WIINTZEL.
CHRISTIAN KAM. JACOB HALLER....
- . .
JOHN ANTWEILER, CHRISTIAN BITILHER.,
JOHN UNDHEIM. DANIEL M. WEAND,
JACOB ABRAM, CHAS. ROTHENDEAGER,
PETER MAURER, FRIEDRICH MEYER,
HERREN/ILLS EAROOOD, °Armin BEISMA.NN,
GEORGE STEHLE, PETER REAR,
JA,Cori. HAUFAIANN, JOSEPH RKIIIIOLZ,
JOHANNES ZANKE4., DAVID RADNIAN,
BI RNHARD OIRRKES. CHE. SCHILDRNECHT,
JOHN M. PAH 'sneer', JACOB HEMET,
CASPER. N EU HiNUSER, ANTON ScHAAD,
JOHN OANSTEK, CHAIM., NIMMIZ,
JOHN REICH, JEREMIAH 0. ROLLER,
ANDREAE MAURER, Mrs. ROSE KUHN.
Proceedings of Journeymen Carpenters'
A meeting of the Journeymen Carpenters of Reading,
wee held on Batarday evening, March 28, 1863, at Union
Hall. The Chairman stated that the Master Carpenters of
the city had agreed to pay the advanced wages asiwst by
the JOllrnev”/ en, and that there was no aecesaity for fotnre
A molon was made that all debts inettrro , i by the dam
e Sion oaring the strike be cancelled, and the different
• .1s being catwalk, a, Lie balance to be donated to the Resa
le Bon •volent Society.
row , on, Reno[Ted, nut the BUM 1 40' 75, being the
b. nee t the Tr , try of the Journey nen Garpeutero of
the (y o t, be hereby approi :sled tv the
i vine oat Po - ety, and that our Trealgrer be Instruct
ed to ty the name.
On motion, the meeting adjourned sine die.
I have this day received from q Committee of Journey
men Carpenters of the City of Reading, $l7 75 for the
Ttcnding Benevolent Society. For thin act of commenda
ble liberality and benevolence on ite ps.ri of ti,e loarttay
men Carpenters, I tender to them the thanks of egad
Society. CATHARINE L. BANKS, PreeidenL
WERBRAO, The undersigned having served with HOWAED
L. MILLER, at their Chief, in the Police force of the City of
Reading; and hiving uniformly received kind and cour
teous treatment from him, therefore
Repolud, That we herewith tender him our grateful
thanks for the many kindnesses shown to us, and that we
take this method to make known to the public our high
regard to him as an officer and a gentleman.
Resolved, That them proceedings be signed, and publteh
ed in the papers of this city.
B. F. BBSIENTROUT, DANIEL HAYDEN,
JOHN PFLEGER, WM E. WILSON,
JOHN ZSCHMAN. DANIEL OR/EFF,
PETER ZIMMBRMAN, JOHN ROLAND.
Sor A PIG SHOOTING A hews.—Week before
last there happened a case in Tulpehoceon township, Berke
county, the like of which bee probably never happened be
fore:—a pig shooting a hawk at a distance of several hun
dred yards, and killing it. The circumstances of the case
are as follows: Mr. Joseph Shade, of that township, fixed
itk, mine ealitibrasee to shoot hawks end crows,
by placing in his acid, several hundred yards from Ms
house, a small platform, and about one hundred yards
nearer to the house, he placed a rifle, pointing It straight
at the platform, and attaching to its trigger a cord, which
went back as far as his pig pen. On the platform he then
put some meat offal as a bait, and succeeded In that way
in killing quite a number of croons and hawks. One day,
week before last, he maw another hawk on the platform,
and wan J List going towards the cord when to hie astonish•
went the rifle was discharged. and the hawk fell dead from
the platform. Looking for the tense of the discharge, he
found that he had carelessly left the cord lie on the ground,
and that it had been seized by the pig, and polled, thereby
mein the discharge of the rifle [ end the death of the
Dissolution of Co-Partnership.
E•CO-PARTNERS HIP HERETOFORE }ix
11'lilting between Henry Kerner and J. 11 Parker, doing
baldness tinder the firm of H. Kerper & Co., has been this
day dissolved by mutnal consent. The business will here
after be conducted by G. B. Kerper and T. H. Parker,
under the title of Kerper & Co., who will settle the affairs
Of the late firm. BBP/BY KIIKPBB,
Reeding,. April I. 1 EOM J. 11. PARKER.
ROO SLAUGHTER HIDES FOR SALB BY
April 4-3t*) KERPER & CO.
- .9,mi 14
- - 777,649 17
• - 823.246 09
FOR SALIM OR =WA
AFARM TWO MLLES FROM AUBURN, ON
tha Plea Creak. leildinge new. For pertionlers,
April 4. 1861-20 N. A. FELIX, Reading. Pa.
Or Miners' Journal, Pottsville, copy, and send bill.
Estate of Daniel D. Hunter, late of the
City of Heading, deceased.
LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION ON THE
above estate having been granted to the undersigned,
residing in Amity towns., ip, Berke county, all persons In
debted will please make payment, and those having claims
Will present them for settlement. to
April 440] SAIIMILL WEITZEI4, Adm'or.
Estate of John .aliUgaier, late of the City
' of Reading, deceased.
WHEREAS, LETTERS TESTAMENTARY
W the Relate of John allga.ier. late of the City of
Reading, deceased, have been granted by the Register of
Berke county. to the subscriber, residing in the same city;
notice is hereby given to all neurone Indebted to said En ,
tate, to make payment without delay, and to all having
claims against the name of any kind whatsoever, to pre.
sent them, properly anthentleated. for settlement.
April 4-131] WILLIAM 8. ALLOAIEK, Executor.
Estate Matthias Roth, late of Centre
tempnahip. Parka county, deceased.
1.,17 I! ERE AS. LETTERS TEST— MEN TART
!" • o
the Es. )or Matthias Roth. latest Centre town
o Berke snooty, deceased, have bean granted to the
en crib( rs, alt perhoos indebted to I. lodate are request
ed make immed.ate payment, and ,ose having claims
or d. , mande agai t the edam, of said deceased, will make
known the sane, without delay.
DANIRL K. ROTH,
..TOIL ROTH, Keecntors.
April 4-tit] SAMUEL ROTH,
.1n the Orphans' Court of Barks County.
lITRIT OF PARTITION SURREAL ESTATE
of Martin V. R Hoch, late of Oley township, Barks
county, deceased: Awarded by the Nutt March ii, 18d3.
To Samuel Roth, Daniel Bower, Reuben Hoch, Guardian
of Mary. Hoch, Jacob Hoch, Guardia of Susanna Hoch,
and Henry Grlesemer, Guardian of Sarah Ann. Bower.
Norton to Reaper prune to the shove parties, that by vir
tare of the abeve wehlioned wilt of partition, an Inquest
will he held and taken upon the premisee of geld deceased,
in said writ described, for the purpose of making partition
or valuation and appraleement of the said Real Relate as
In the said writ required: The said Inquest will Mott for
the purpose ettoreiwid, upon the tract of real estate Bret
llanCll in sa writ situate Oe townlite, au th
leth day of May, id
A. D. , ,
UM, at 10 - et i cle y
ek In tee torevoon. e
at which time and place the said parties can attend, If
they think proper.
ABRAHAM R. KENIG, Sheriff.
Sherire 00 Readieg,,April 4,1863-81,
MOZART MUSICAL UNION
THE MOZART MUSICAL UNION
AT surairopris BALL,
Tuesday Evening, April 7, 1863,
CHORUSSES, QUARTETTES, &O.
THE CHORUSSEB WILL BE RENDERED BY
Fifty Voices, with roll Orchestral accompsnimeit.
481 - For particulars see rian bills. Doors open at 7,
Concert to commence at 8 o'clock.
TICKET% 515 Cents. To be bad atStrickland's
and Keehler'e Hook Stores, J. K. MeCeedy's Dreg Store
and at the door,[April 4-It
F RENCH MIISTARD.-FOR SALE AT
April 4) 408onth Fifth iStreet
HOMINY GRIT,S.—FOR SILE AT
90 Bath RIM Eitreet.
TO TIIM puntic
WILL GIVE A CONCERT OP
Spring Dress Goods.
WE HAVE NOW OPEN
'LARGE STOCK OF
And all kinds of Goods for the SPRING TRADE,
to ifbiCh no would Call the attention of our ma.
lomers and the public generally.
KLINE & EPPIIIIMER,
No. 10 EAST PENN SQUARE,
April 4, Ism '
FIRE INSURANCE. COMPANY
OFFICE, Nee. 435 AND 467 CHESTNUT STREET.
Capital, $lOO !0 O,
Perpetual Premium, - - 9902,975 29
Lea Five Per Cent. - • - 47,146 66
Unexpired Temporary Premiums, 100,584 05
Lem for the portion or time I%lo'
ad on pilaw over one year,
Statement of the Assets of the Company,
January 1, 1863.
First Mortgages, amply secured, .1,993,931 46
Real Estate, (present ra1uep134,322 47) most 128,970 77
Temporary Loans, on ample Collateral Securities 84,693 77
Stocks, (present value 4198,373 18) cost - 84,931 60
Notes and bills recetrable, - - 1,549 so
Cash, - • • • . 75,312 €3
Advance In Value of Real Relate over cost,
Advance in Value of Stocks over coat,
Stip The on/v.ProAs from Premiums wills; .04 Com•
piny can Matta by law, are from Risks which Anse been
Extract from the Charter of the Company.
"Bat the moneys received as Pram fume upon Risks which
remain undetermined, and are outstanding at the time of
declaring each Dividend, ehall not be considered as part or
the profits of said Corporation, or divided as sash."
YAMS 0/f BUST DMOILIPTIOS Or PROPRIATT,
Town and Country,
For Owners, EfortgegeekOronnd Landlords, Yo. &c. Rates
as low as are consistent with sectuity.
LOSSES BY PERE
Lasses paid daring the year 1863;
By ordet or the Board .
CH A& N. DAHMER, President.
Attest—JA.S. W. McALLISTER, Secretary pro tem.
CHARLES N. BANCHER, DAVID S. BROWN,
TOBIAS WAGNER, ISAAC LEA,
SAMUEL GRANT, EDWARD C. DALE,
JACOB R. SMITH, GEORGE PALEd,
GEORGE W. RICHARDS, ALFRED PITLER.
CHARLES N. BANC ER, President.
EDWARD C. DALE. Vice President.
Jen. W. IffeaausTatt, Secretary pro tem.
r Applications tor licturance, made one lArebaitliy
or by letter, pill be promptly attended to by
• •I. LAWRENCE GETZ,
April 4-171 • Agent for the Company, at Reading, Ps.
JB. RIXSTINE RESPECTFULLY INFORV
s kis friends and the public, that he has opened a mar
Store on Penn street, No. 71, between Sixth and Seventh,
North side, 9rd house below the Railroad, where be Invi
tes the oltlsens of Reading and vicinity, to his splendid
Consiting of OVERCOATS, FROCK COATS, PANTS
and VESTS, of various colors and qualities, got up ander
his own supervision. He is also supplied with a good
Cloths, Camoinieres and Vestbage,
which will be made to order in the neatest and moet?asb
ionable Styles at the lowest sash priced. Hiving consider.
able experience in this branch of huskies', he feels confi
dent of giving general satisfaction. lie has also °ahead&
good assortment of Gentlemen's garnishing Goods, such as
White Shirts, Over. .Mete, Undershirt., Drawers, Collate,
Cravats of different olyie,AAd svivro, dkoek.ings and Glower
and soon geode unre found tan ikons of thin kind.
April 4-St] JACOB B. RIXSTINB, Beading.
N. B —All goods made In this establishment shall give
entire malefaction or no sale.
OWNERS •OP GARNERS.
'TAKE NOT/CE I—THE SUBSCRIBER IN
forma forms the residents of Reading and the nalgirborhood,
that he is prepared to undertake and attend punctually to
all k teasel Oarden-Work, ouch as planting Grape Vines,
Fruit Trees, Are., and pruning, trimming, grafting,
budding, So. Orders left at Mr. Hailer % tt l xenth
street, near the Railroad Depot; Mr. Aug. I ASS'S
eh9t-gl4 c topknot street, opposite Laner'e Braw
ery; Mr. Adam OfPa, corner of Deventb owl 'o44=6.k:est ;
Frederick Math's, Walnut street, below Tenth; or at his
residence, Buttonwood street, second door below Tenth,
will be promptly answered. •
He has also on hand, for sale. handsome GRATEUNES,
and all kind' of FRUIT TREES. Address
April 4-'CI ILIAD MILLER, Reading, P.
SPRING MILLINERY GOODS,
CONSISTING IN PART OF
RIBBONS, SILKS. CRAPES AND lACES,
French and American Flowers. Also,tafflete &raw,
Bilk, Crape and Fancy Bonnets of the latestetylee,
Itay-Plostara, Meatier Hata, sad Wants' Tarbatta, Maa'a
and Boys' Braid, Canton, Panama and Leghorn Bats i Palm
and Willow Heeds, Ladies' Bunnell!, and Nimes' list
Frames, Ruches, &c., &c. Together with every article re
quired by the Illlllinery.Tl ids.
Wall of which are offered at the lowest market prices,
for Cash. 1. 8. CUSTER & BON,
No. 601 North Second 8troot; chore Orden.
April 4-4t] Philadelphia.
• LIQUOR STORE.
IHAVE OPENED A LIQUOR AND WINE
&TORN, is the room formerly occupied by
JOHN GREEN, IN. THE SCHMUCIIER HOUSE."
My friends ars all invited to Mil and examine for them
selves. ALL LIQUORS and WINES sold be me, shall be as
April 4, 1863-tf] JEREMIAH D. BITTING.
BLINDS & SHADES.
BJ. WILLIAMS, No. 16 NORTH SIXTH
:Street, Philiedelpkia, Manatraotarer of
air The largest and finest aaeortment in the City, at the
lowest prime. Blinds Painted and Trimmed equal to neW.
Store Shades Made and lettered. [April 4-2 m
AND FIXTURES. •
THE , J USTNESS OF J. J. HASSLER WILL
be feigned by We 8, A, Eewlee, dar Dg her bo•
band'eadmenee In the Army, at the old stand, NO. 40 Borth
Filth street, opposite the Post 011ie. A new assortment of
Of the latest patterns, tonether with FIXTURES, dim, hat
3U4 been resolved, and will be sold and pat up at loir
prioee for email. [April 4-2 mo
A PROBLEM POE. THE-LADIES.
BENT FREE OF CHARGE.
Address, 46 PROBLEM,"
Nes 9 13 P. 0 . /
Garden and Plower Seeds.
FREen G ARDEN AND FLOWI SEEDS
from Itieloy,"6lhaker's, Blom &Co Comstock, Johu
me, and flAbbiax & Co. For WA at PEOCOGra.
April fl 40 South Fifth Street.
SAPSAGO CHEESE.—FOR SALE AT
April 4] 10 'South Fifth Street.
B OLOGNA SAUSAGES.-FOR SALE AT
90 South Fifth Slreet,
MARROW FAT BEANS, AT PEOCOCK'S,
April 4] 40 South Fifth Street
MONEY TO LOAN
IS HEREBY GIVEN, THAT THE ACCOUNT
of Frank V. Wagner, designee of Daniel Seaman and
Ito. has been filed to the Prothonotarya office of Berke
county, and that the same will be allowed and confirmed,
on Mondy, the 19th day of April next, unless name be
&own to the contrary.
March . A. W. leauppmAN, prothonotary.
19,00 s 40
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JACOB C. BCROVIEB.