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Ett littargb Gaidtt.
Italy had an earthquake last month.
Bierstadi is in Switzerland with weak
—A. high life elopement has convulsed
—The United States Minister at Hayti
is not popular with Salnave.
—Large beds of mineral paint have
been discovered in Tennessee.
—Queen Isabelta 151 - Spain'now thinks
of abdicating in fayor of her son.
—General McClellan has one hundred
men at work on the Stevens battery.
—General Meade's friends wonder
why Sheridan was made Lieutenant Gen
—ln Tennessee, when, a horse-thief is
caught . he has a stone tied around his"
neck . and then is thrown with it into a
—The Russian Princess Karageorge
wicz is in gaol charged with having in
cited the murder of Prince Michael of
—General Sam. Caryr-he of the white
- kids and gold headed cane—the Ohio
workingman, has gone to stump Connec
ticut for-the Democrats.
—Each-side-of-the -Sky, Streak-of-Light
• and - Horned Snake, all three gentlemen of
• the Lo class, are going on to Washington
to see, the new President. _
•, —A trained elephant attempted to stop
a railroad train near Mirzapore, India.
Eleven cars were thrown from the track,
but the elephant was killed.
- -A. boa constrictor in Singapore has
swallowed a young lady who had on a
diamond necklace valued at fifteen thou
sand dollars, and the natives: are hunting
up the snake. ' •
—The British 'Bible Society has sent
one million New Testaments to Spain.
The Tract Society has not missed this op
portnnity for distributing its publications
• in the same country.
—lfirs.iGrant could not be persuaded
to be present at the inauguration of her
son. She objecte \ d to being stared at by
fifty thousand people and having her ap
peara,ire, reported in the newspapers.
—Mrs. Galton, mother of the charming
actress now at the Academy, slipped and
fell on Friday afternoon, on Chestnut
street, I Philadelphia, hit her head on
a stone and was seriously injured. She
is now better.
Ahos, stated to contain some of the
natural products of Florida, was received
by Jarrett & Palmer, at Niblo's, the other
- day, and opened, during dress rehersal on
the stage. The appearance of a live ana
lively alligator caused a stampede among
—A Kentuckian has invented a wagon
onftlie perpetual !notion idea. It goes by
a spring which drives the vehicle up hill,
andls wound up ay,,,in by the descent of
the wagon on the other side. On a road
that is down hill it runs nicely; otherwise
it runs down.,
'ALLITIONE'S DICTIONARY OF AUTRORS.
—Messrs. J. B. Lippincott' & Co, of
Philadelphia, are about to issue the com
pletion of Dr. Alllhone's "Dictionary of 1
English Literature, and British and
American Authors,"—the first volume of
which Was published some years since by
Mr. G. W. Childs. Persons desiring
Vols. 11. and 111, uniform with, the orig
inal edition of VOL L, to complete their
sets, are invited to send their names to
The annexed extract, from Dr. Philip
Schaff's lecturs on the Sabbath, will in
terest many readers
"The Constitution of the United States,
it is true, does not make mention ex-
Kessi , ,- of the existence of God, and per
haps it is a matter of regret that it does
"There is a society in existence labor
ing for amendment; to the Constitution
ef tips United States so as to insert iu the
preainnle a recognition of God as the Al
mighty Ruler of nations, and tho Holy
Scriptures as the supreme law of the
"I will not assume to question the
propriety'of such a movement, but I
deny that the American Constitution is
"It is one thing to ignore a thing, and
another to oppose it. It is one thing to
be silent about a particular thing and an
other to deny it.
"Now, there is a book in the illible,•the
Book of Esther, where the name of God
does not occur. Who will say, therefore,
that this botk is atheistic? So I say, i
that although the Constitution of the
'States is silent upon the ',subject of God
and the Ruler of nations, \it is far from
intending to deny the great truth: -
"The formers of the Constitution de
signed to keep it as strictly a legal in.
• strument as possible, and to bring noth-.
ing into it which might hi any way not
.strictly belong to it. But Christianity is
incidentally ye cog
in the oath of
&lice, rind the, subscription to it, Anne
DOMitili 1789, and also in the incidental
6 recognition of the Lord's Day, it being
excepted from the working days of The,
President in signing bills of Congress;
,and then .again in the amendment to
016 Constitution in which religious lib.
• ertt „„is ,proclaimed. It is proclaimed
there in such a way that we must infer
'that it Is "from' respect to religion, and
- not from disregard to it."
N.VW. IGAZINE B .
VA have received from the publishers
the . March' number" of 4,Peter's (198
Broadway New York,) Musical Re
view:, It is, as all the ntimbers 'which
have preceded it, full of interesting mu.
„sicalreading matter, together with three
new instrumental compOsitions and four
vocal gems, all set in clear musical type,
and each worthy the price of the journal,
,We, do not see how any lover of music
ian afford to be wfthout this intinthly.
SS it is a faithful mirror, reflecting all
- .that is going on in the world - of har
'molly and song, and adding with each
-unmoor largely to the musical literature,
SI(2NOR Bari is in Sunbury.'
AvrociNl is raising a cora"pany of militia.
Earn is going to celebrate St. Patrick's
OIL CITY has a hotel on the European
plan. 1 •
TDF. Wayne county gaol is without in
WIDDISUSPORT rejoices in two ve
A. woOLEN mill is about to be started in
INDIANA county thinks of having a
EBENSBURG talks or having a lyceum
and debating society.
TnE grain crops of Blair county are
said to look promising.
DANVILLE is trying hard to get water
works, and we hope she will SUCBcer:l.
SCRANTON has a severe attack of veloc
iped-sgue. Races for silver cups are pr.-2v
- EAT of Huntingdon the work of widen ,
ingthe Juniata Canal has really com
menced in earnest.
Mn.. GEO. W. lII'CLINTOCIC, of Sharon,
owns a calf eighteen months old which
Weighs 1,700 pounds.
THE "Methodiats of Uniontown are
about to build a new church which is to
be:the largest in that town. _..
THE Erie Gazette says, the country
about Warren. expect to send out about
nine Millions of feet of lumber. - ' "••••,
Tiin.Ex . fine veins of coal have been
discovered on the Gallagher farm , in
Cherry township, Sullivan county:
EASTON proper has. about 10,000 inhab
itants; including its suburbs its popula
tion probably reaches nearly 25,000.
ON• Saturday week, John . Fehnel, liv
ing near Bath, Northampton countyrsho
himself through the heart with a pistol.
ON Tuesday. last a fire destroyed one
of the oldest parts of Williamsport, in
j eluding several of the original old
' LAST Tuesday, a man named Jacob
Flowers, fell into the river betweentwo
coal barges at Monongahela City, and yeas
drowned. \ T v ;
THE strike among the boys at the She
nango Iron Works at New Castle bas end
ed, and the boys have gone back to work
at the old rates.
WITTLING'S TANNER*, at Emlenton,
Venango county, and the dwelling house
adjoining it, were destroyed by fire on
on the 25th ult. •
TEE Johnstown Democrat has been en
larged again; it is the second time within
the last three years. -We are glad ti see
such evident signs of prosperity in the .
Democrat. .--- xs.
, Certilie . ate c
FIVE thousand six hundred and ten The following is the text of the . new
acres of 'ground' in Crawford county, '
jaw in reference to certifying
( checks by
known as the Conneaut and Py,matuning •
national banks: . .
marshes, will probably be .1 reclaimed Be it enacted, ke., That it shall be :un
shortly at a cost of $45,000. • , lawful for any oilleer, clerk r agent of
Tiro Easton Free Press says, in speak. I any national bank to ,certify any check
ingot Speer's port grape wine, .'We 1 drawn upon said bank unless the person
supposed it was generally known that the i , or company drawing said chec :shall have
great portiwine grape of New Jersey Ncas I on deposit in said bank at the time such
the elder berry and brandy." I check is certified an amount of - mone c y
Pansy 3IATTHIAS, a well known and 1 equal to the - amount specitid in such
highly respected citizen of Earl towra l check, ands check so certified by duly
ship, Barks county; residing near Stinnes- authorized ollicers shall hr a good and
vide, committed suicide, "binn Friday, Feb- valid obligation against such bank; and
ruary 2(ith, by hanging sdf iu the any officer, clerk or agent of any rational
entry of his barn. . - bank violating the provisions of this act
W. .W. liunincrsoN, of 1.1.an0 - ver town- shall subject such bank to the liabilities
ship, Beaverconnty, suneeded one of his and proceedings on the part of tha Comp
troller. its provided lot in section fifty of
toes while working with an oil engine at
the National Bank Law, approved Jli
Island Run; week or more ago, which
produced lock-jaw and resulted in his 2 1 +----
death last Monday. '' ONE of the saddest results of l••vdro-
A. YOUNG lady in Erie was recently -phobia that we have heard of is• that
using a hot fldt iron
: in connection with ehionicled in the New York ' i'•? a: 'Mr.
the mysterious business of crimping her :Eckerson, Who died of hydrophobia a;
front hair. She let it slip and it crimped i Saddle river, New Jersey, had to be
a strip of skin off her face from the top of by five or six men; and during his ld
hei• forehead to her chin. • \ intervals begged to kiss his wife, who
THE Blair county Riidical says:,- The
was very ill in another Part of the honk.
most recent discovery is the fact hat all J'st before his laSt drentlitil_tit he pleaded
our iron furnaces in this conn y emit so piteously to kiss her once more before
with the waste about one ton of r ink ore he died, that, risking the consequences,
per week, worth ,fifteen or twenty dol. they took her to his bed. The dying man
tars. 'They will now pick it up and sell it. carefully wiped the froth from his face,ae
As A flock of sheep was crossing a and com pressing his teth tightly or
bridge at Danville recently, one of theth vent any of the poisonoussaliVa exuding
concluded to jump over intO the water• v ent his mouth, kissed the lips wiliet lie
had so often pressed in love and:till etion,
Of course the rest came immediMely to
and then resolutely turning awilllfler
the same conclusion, and the' result was
that eig4t of them were mutton in It very bidding her adieu forever; relapsed into
' short tune. . - • a dreadful paroxysm and died."
TuE grist mill of Messrs. Rummell &
Bro.; about two miles from Bethlehem,
on the Mancoeacy, was destroyed by, fire
on Monday night last. About, five hun
dred bushels of wheat and three hundred
bushels of corn were also destroyed. The
mill was insured in the Dry Laud Insur
ance Company for $5,000.
Trtr. Jefferson county Teachers' Insti
tute.met in Brookville on the 22d ult:
Among other things they resolved that
they recognized the propriety of using
the rod severely in extreme cases., They
also imagined that they were a political
convention, at least they recommended
that the State Superintendent of Common
Schools should urge the subject of equal
taxation throughout the State. .
AN old coal mine runs under part of
the First ward of:New Castle, and the
roof of this mine partially gave way re
cently, causing a large portion of the
upper surface to sink, carrying with it
some outhouses and a stack of straw.
Much fright was felt until the cause was
'known, and - visions of earthquakes
and fearful phenomena `danced through
the heads of persons living near the sink.
CRAIGHEAD'S barn; near Carlisle, was
burnt more than a' - week ago by a fuse
used for blasting in a neighboring quarry
which, instead of bursting, flew out and
alightedumong the grain. The barn, a
large amount of hay, 1,000 bushels of
corn, 500 lanshels of oats, 400 bushels of
wheat and 20 head of cattle were des
troyed,; involving a loss of sixteen thous
and dollars,f - ..0n which there was an insu
rance of seyen thousand four hundred.
Puma Wlkesbarre, we learn that the
explosion St the , Vl'apWallopen Powder
Mills is supposed to have been -caused hy
the sand oli theder floor of theco. p ntact with
and the' poW coming in
theilaila inlone of the pressmen's boots.
Twii men Were blown up to the height of
seventyleet, and the limbs of one were
• found in the . woods one hundred yards
di s tant from his body. The loss of prop
erty is said to be in the neighborhood of
it...rixiv „WALL has
been struck on the
Property ofAhe Philadelphia and Boston
On Company, adjoining the 31.1iillan
Farm, in Venango county. Twooi three
months ago - the well was . struc It was
yielded 'fifteen barrels er day.rrels, per
then torpe4Oed up to eig p hty barrels,
ITTSB URGE! GAZETTE :
day, and on the 17th ult. the tubing was.
Withdrawn and the well began to flow at
the rate of three hundred barrels per day
--Lan eccentricity which it has kept up
until the present time.
Ox Friday evening a daughter, aged
about twelve years, of Mr. Hanahan, who
resides in one of the houses known as
4 11cKnight's Row," North Sixth street,
Was engaged in filling a coal oil lamp,
while lighted, when the oil took fire and
commenced turning,*wlfen the girl took
her apron and put it over the flame to
quench it, when she took fire and in a few
minutes she was in,flames and most hor
ribly roasted before helpcame. The poor
child linacred until yesterday morning,
when de - ath relieved hey. Her sufferings
were most terrible. -Beading TTzeB.
The work of renovating the White
House, which badly needs a clea4ing and
repairing inside after the incessant wear
and tear of several years, has already
There seems 'to have been a general
jail delivery before Andrew Johnson left
office. Not only were the, most of those
implicated in Abraham• Lincoln's assassi
nation-pardoned, but all the confiscation
cases were dismissed from the docket. It
is to be hoped the new Attorn4 General
will look into these things.
One of the last official acts of Mr, Sew
ard was to send to the Senate, n Thurs
day, a king dispatch - which It had re
ceived the night previous fro Reverdy
Johnson, our Minister in England, in
vindication of his act ii in negotiating
the three treaties with ti eat Britain.
The President has ordered the tenth,
thirteenth, thirty-first and one other regi
ment to Newport Barracks, Kentucky,
and five regiments to New York, where
they will be consolidated-in accordance
with the Army bill just passed.
Speakeißlaine will announce his com
mittees on Thursday next.
The House has granted C. N. Taylor
sixty days to take testimony in his case
of contest for a seat in the House with
Mr. Reading, of the . Fifth District.
Mr. Reading Opposed any ti e being
granted, but his own party 'ould not
sustain him, and the House re used
call of yeas and nays. In th case of
Hon. Leonard Myers, a large amount of
testimony was presented to the House
by Hon. Charles O'Neill, and ordered to
be printed: It establishes Mi. Myers'
election by over five hundred ma
jority. He will probably get his seat
before April 1. The House sent the Co
vode and Foster case to the .Election
Committee, to report Immeißately who.
should have the seat, upon papers referred
to Congress by Governor Geary, which
prove, by sworn testimony, that Mr. Co
vole is elected by at least six hundred
FRANK HARDY and Willie Taylor, who
murdered J. .11. Be, .of Shamrock,
Adams county, Ohio, haul' been arrested
et Cairo. Hardy is a step-son of the'
murdered man, anti Taylor was appren
ticed to him. They . are liith under age.
A gold watch and one hundeed and fifty
dollars were fOund on their. persons.
They acknowledged the crime, and con
fessed that while they were in a barn
bottling wine they . drunk so freely as to
become intoxicated and to cause Rice to
reprimand them. Inflamed by the wine,
they retorted, and, after a fierce quarrel„
Hardy struck Rice cdt the head' with a
hatchet, killing him Instantly. The boys
then dug a hole near the barn, rifled the
body of a gold watch and chain and one
thOusand dollars, covered the body in the
I hole and fled
PETROLEUM is now used in London in
vulcanizing India rubber, as it is capable
of dissolving chloride of sulphur as read.
ily as bi-sulphide of carbon. Ordinary
petroleum must, however, hocompletely
deprived of its water, by means of the
addition of ten per cent. of concentrated
sulphuric acid, and the two shaken rapid
lytogether. The acid then settles and
the petroleum is to be poured off into a
very dry receiver, and caustic lime added
to the petroleum, as well as some oxide
of maganese, and distilled. The petrole
um so prepared is, on the one, hand,
cheaper, and on the other, -much• less in.
jurious to the health of the Workmen than
the bi-sulphlde of carbon
Tun counterfeit swindlers are now IQ-.
cated in Illinois. They send a ,note to
their victim, inclosing a genuine twent as a y-
five cent piece of postal currency
(i3ample" and offer to sell the same at
counterfeiter's prices. The victim tries
it at a bank, and finds it a sure thing and
safe. He Benda on $lO to $3O for four
times the amount in counterfeits. That
is the last he hears of the matter.
—ln Chicago, early on Saturday morn-,
ing. Christian Laurenstein committed
suicide from a very singular cause. fie
was a tailor from Philadelphia, ont of
work. Returning from the - fire Friday
night, ho remarked that little sympathy
was shown for the families of the burned
firemen and that he would not live in
such a City-, but 'would kill himself. His
companions laughed, thinking him Jest
ing, but on Saturda mornin , he was
found detid, y
with his throat out g .
TUESDAY, MARCH 9,1869.
003) , Zinw
NO CHARGE MADE WHEN ARTIFICLLI
TEETH A.R.E ORDRED,
1 FULL 13ZT FOR lg.
AT -DR. SCOTT'S. I •
1178 PENN ETPEET, is DOOR/MOVE NAND
ALL WORK WARRANTED. CALL AND El
TB AMINE SPECIMENS OF 6ENDL's.I.E YUM
WELDON 6; KELLY,
Ilaaiilanturers and Wholesale Dealers in
Lamps, Lanterns, Chandeliers,
AND. LAMP GOODS.
Also, CARBON AND LUBRICATING OIL 3,
r BENZINE , o
N 0.147 Wood Street.
se9:o2 Between sth and 6th Avenues
FRUIT CAN, TOPS.
We are now prepared tolupply
TliN Ell Sand the Trade with our Patent
FRUIT CAN TOP.
It is PERFECT, SIMPLE and CHEAP.
Having the names or the carious fruits
Stamped upon the Cover, radiating from
the center, and an Index or pointer
stamped upon the Top of the can. It is
clearly, di.tinctly and PERMANENT
LY LABELED by merely placing tha
name of the fruit the can contain. OD.
posite the pointer and sealing in the
No preserver of fruit or good
HOUSEKEEPER will use any other after
- once seeing it.
Send 25 cents for Sample.
COLLINS & WRIGHT,
139 Second avenue; Pittsburgh
Seholuacker'El dold nedai Plano;
AND ESTEY'S COTTAGE ORGAN,
The -SCHONAOS.IIII PILNO combines all the
latest Valuable improvements known in the con
struction of a first class Instrument , and has al
ways been awarded the hLiilist premium ex
hibited. Its tone is full, sonorous and sweet. Tne
workmanship. for durability and beauty,•surpass
all others. Prices from $5O to $l5O, (Acconlicir
to style and finish.) cheaper than sill other so
called first class Piano.
ESTES'S COTTAgE ORGAN
. Stands at the head- - of all reed instruments. in
producing the most perfect pipe_cluality of toue
of any similar lustrament In the United States.
It is simple and compact in construction, and
not Ititblo to eel out ot order.
CARPENTER'S PATENT " VOX HUMANA
TREISOLOT, Looly to tic! found in this Orgat.
price from sum), to 4.550. All graranteed for live
BARRI IMUIE & DITETIIER,
No. 12 ST. CLAIR STREET.
A. IANOS AND ORGANS—An en
tlre.nenr stork of
KNAEE'S UNRIVALLED PIANOS:
HAINES DUOS.. PIANOS:
PRINCE.S: CO'S ORUANS lILLODE
ONS sneTREAT. LINSLEY CO'S ORUANS
43 Fifth avenue. Sole Agent.
MERCHANT TAILORS. .
BOYS' CLOTHING' •
BOYAR') ROSE CO.
At Very Low Prices.
Gray & Logan,
17 ST. CLUE STREET,
.(Late Oztter witli W. liespenhelde,l
No. 53 Smithfield-Street, Pittsburgh
NEW FALL GOODS.
A splendid new stock of
CL TITS, CASS 'XERES, &C.,
Just received by ILENItif MEYER.
sel4: Merchant Tailor, 73 Smithtlehl street
GLASS. CHINA. CUTLERY
100 WOOD 'STREET.
NEW GO I ODS. ' l %
FINE 7 1, A'E.S,. td
BODENICIAN AND MINA. •
I . DINNER SETS,
TEA SETS, tlirr
A large stock of lg
ISLLTER PLATED GOODS
of all descriptions. •
.Call and examine oar goods, and we
feel satisfied no one need fall, to be suited. fits
' R. E. BREED & CO 1 :`,
100 WOOD. STREET.
-PEARL MILL FAMILY FLOUR.
rzAia, MILL Three Star Green Brand, equal to
FRENCH FAMILY FLOUR.
This Flour will only oe Bent out when expe
• PEARL MILL BLVE BRAND,
Equal to be bt. Louis.
" PEARL MILL BED BR/01D,
rim m thririii e toTbrh`t i e r •
• B. T. ZEMIN' ie BRO.,
AlieghenT, !Sept. 9.1868. PRAM. MILL.
neater of Weights and Measures'
wo. arousals 13 num,
pi4ltra 11Yompt17 attende4,tn
CEMENT, SOAP STONE!, Bzo.
Ur. Artintitivt4 LABE, No. 124
timlthfield street, Pole Manufacturers of.
Warren's Felt Cement and Gravel :Booting. Mao
ter for sae. WOO
SHE TIME AND MONEY.
'HARLAND 6: COLLINS
TAPE STRY VELVET,
The Choicest Styles ever offered
in this 211 - arh:et. Our. Prices are
iSetweeii Liberty and Berry streets,
ETS AND OIL CLOTHS
Hare Now Open Their
New 'h'pring Stock
English Body Brussels
A SPLENDID LINE*O7
Good Cotton Chain Carpets
25 CENTS PER YARD
117111 LIND & COLLINS,
71 AND 73 FIFTH AVENUE,
We are now receiving our Spring
Stock of Carpets, &c., and are pre-
pared to cad as good stock and at
as low prices as any other house
in the Trade. We have all the
new styles of Brussels Tapestry,
Brussels, Three Plys and Two Plys.
Best assortment of Ingrain Carpets
I in the Market.
21 FlEvri AVENUE.
MICA LLEII BROS. beg leave to
call the attention of those in want
of Carpets, and all goods in that
line to the fact that they have now
in store the largest assortment of
goods that they have ever had the
pleasure , Of offering to the Trade,
and invite an examination of their
choke stock. Our facilities for ob
taining goods by, importation and
from Manufacturers, enable us to
offer goods at the lowes rates.
51 FIFTH AVENITE
Have Just received and are now opening the
largea Importation of the most beautiful
11 1 11
Ever brought to this city, being imported by
tr em direct from the most celebrated manatee• .
tort of Europe. -- -
N0.,23, Fifth Avenue.
IPRUTT UL _
Noe. I and *ER. Clair Street; Pittsbnrgb,• Pa.
Special attention given to; the designing and
building of COURT HOUBS3 and PUBLI
81=4131e11. • ' -
A VERY LAREE STOCK,
EN' GOOD STYLES.
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THEOBOILI .F. YELLIN
ddJJ (Late Wilson, Carr & C 0.,)
WHOLESALE DEALERS. -
Foteign and Domestic Dry Good
No. 94 WOOD STREET,
Third door &wire Diamond alley,
Iti.TS AND CAil
TO CLOSE STOCK.
87 MARKET STREET.
JUST RECEIVED AT
ffe,CORD & CO's,
- ROCK THE BABY
EARNEST'S PATENT CRi
SOLD ONLY BY:
LEMON & WEISE.
Practical Pnrcitare Dianniketureis,
Where may be found a fall assortment of I
lor, Chamber and Eltchen Furniture. ode
SKATES ) SKATES, SHATi
, New York Club,
All other styles and sizes at Dm very loi
• rates at ViIIITESIDES & DRUM )
del4 49 FEDERAL Sr.. 'ALLERBEN
DEIHL ASH.-25 casks,- I
A, sale In , J. B. CANFIEL