The Pittsburgh gazette. (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1866-1877, April 20, 1869, Image 4

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Eiorning's Mutton Second page :
PoetrYl Pennsyftania, Ohio and West
Virginia Bans, Letter from Annivolis.
Third page: Allegheny Cattle Market,
Markets by Telegraph, Riser Nees, and
haports Bas7goods. Sixth page: , lii.
',sane/ , and Trade, Pittsburgh Mankets,l 3 .-
- troleuna Markets, Seventh page: Farm
latei •Gaiden, Amusement .Directory,
11; B. BONDS at Frankfort, 87k.
•PizosoLEme at Antwerp, ,CliggSt4f.
• Snip closed in Naar York yesterday
at 181883. • -
Pzesbytem O. has
adopted ;# resedutlgo Assorable % the
irlth the New School branch, oa
hat *kw le be pit aad-Hberal .00ndl
Vs are requested to annouice that the
nags. onion. Tumuli alowszo r as a can
didaWorAlection to the Renate of Penn
wiil be presented to the Repub-
Roan Consentlon of Alieghenpoeunty.
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TBZ Sonora,revolutionists are in favor
!tit WO 41 4Eteraticin•ar Meilen CO the united
States. Verily, it looks verypinuch as if
we are_sools to luorecountries !Pegging to
share-in the .bletusirkgs of oninvell ordered
hue Government.
la another columa, will be found acor
sect reprint 'of- the • new :law,. of -this
Commonwealth, which* legalizes the tes
timony of parties litiganttin their own
.Thts priiilege was exercised in
several of our yesterday._
Mr. lloarxarr will leave for England
this week. ills instruction are to hold
thit Govetiunent strictly accountable for
all property destroyed by the pirate Ala
bama. Mr. Jomasox will make a few
more dinner speeches and then come
Nnw °SWAMI seconds the enterprise
of St. Louis by organizing a grain asso
ciation with a capital of ; two hundred
thousand dollars. The former city is sa
gacious enough to manifest enterprise
when the whole glory and profit will re
sult to herself. -
The Republican Executive- Committee,
of Allegheny county, meets to-day, to
consider important business, for which a
hill . attendance of the members is re
quested. We understand that& leading
question before the Committee will relate
to the time of holding the primary meet
lags, and of the assemblage of the Nom
inating Convention or Conventions.
In this connection, we may state that
propositions are to be discussed, for the
adoption of the principle which was in
augurated, by our Republican friends in
Philadelphia, last year, with the most com
pie:e satisfaction to the entire body of the
party. This proposes to substitute, for
the single convention to which our Mends
in Allegheny have heretofore committed
the selection of all - the names to be
placed on the ticket, a system of separate
and distinct 'conventions, each with its
separate, set of delegates, and with its
powers limited to the nomination for but
one office, or for only one class of offices.
The experiment which was so successful
at Philadelphia, assembled no less than
thirty : three distinct conventions, or
nominating boards, on the same day,
each with its own distinct mem
bership, and . each tilling but one .of
the thirty-three places on the general
ticket. 'The result commanded, for the
first time in the local polities of that
county, the unanimous approval of the
party. Not one of the defeated aspirants,
,nor of his friends, was heard to complain
of injusticeior neglect ' The '
usual, and
often the too,ivell justified, - allegations of
corrupt conibirtaliOns and log-rolling in
trigue, were altogether silenced. A ticket
was secured which feithligly and con
-.amen sentiment in the &nth, fessedly reflected the preferences of a ma
among either:Left:of all shades of political Jority of the Repub li c= party, and it
oithilem'irme come - to regard Northern was supported at the ballot-boxes with a
inuolgrithm. as s . powerful element in. correspondingly rmarkirapco and c or di a l
promoting the future material prosperity seal. ,
of that part of the Republic. Very nat. At that time, we observed the progress
wraith it n4itits that the current talk Of the experiment in Philadelphia, with
about West Indian munition awakens the closest attention, and did not hesitate
very Iltthe Southern yr:apathy. It is , to express our gratification at its SUCCESs.
clearly'seen that Cuba end. San Domingo, It is with equal pleisure that we regard
whertadded to our Meth:mil pessesalons, the movement, in our own Committee to
would present greater inducements for day, for the adoption of the same princi-
Northam capital and enterprise, diverting ple, in the. selection of titer
these to a very serious ;extent froni 'in- ticket of this comity , for the Coming
veshient in OTC own .Quit States. Theengin:mi t fi
cotton and sugar , interests, of ths 'Shunt 'WAlli the principle may be &Haar 1
also regard the West Indian Mori* *lased, It is prable i Urs , Ur i Mti ,„ pk)
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Amos° the important bills enacted at
the recent session of our Legislature,
were the general registry law, the Act
creating a State Board of Public Chad
tic* the law making the parties to be
competent witnesses in theirewn suits, a
bm - requiring . the proper ventilation of
coamines, and imposing penal
ties for cruelty to animals. •
Tim New York Lttlactate received,
on the 16th, the twelfth veto of their ses
sion, from GOV. HOFFMAN. Tha meas
ures thus disapproved by the Executive
"have related almost entirely to the inter
naLimprovement policy of the State, and
it is but justice to add that these vetoes
are 01241111111 sustained by the concur
.rent sentiment of the people.
Trat distance from New. York to
Ban Irrandsco, by Chicago and- Omaha,
and the Pacific Railways will be 8,803
miles Ji.t the Preient rates, the through
tare will be $158,91. ,But the Pacific
Companies engge to reduce their rates
in July, when the cost for the through trip ,
is likely to be about $ll5, first class. It
is also =posed to . sell second and third
clamtickets at proportkizutl reductions,
say $75 and 00 each. While the• poorest,
emiAtrunte ma* thus be elle to compass
thdraitudt, either to : the mining districts
or to the Patifid °mit t other Arrange.
Meneg ere. aboUt to be otede, and at a
largeo. llama* , ocatt,' for the luxurious
accoinodation of wealthy teu#stit•
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Init'll jealous eye.—.Polltical considera
tions are yet. potent in all the late rebel
States, reluctantly recognizing the danger
of freak accessions to the p olitieal strength
of the colored race. The protest against
any more. black States will take an or
ganized and effectivri shape among the
Southern politician?. of this class, and at
an early day.
Has been ratigel by States,
115 follow s
limrsnvisarrre, lirxscomns,
8017 1 r11 eAROLINA, NEVADA,
New Hampshire,- Vermont' and Con
necticut will unite in the ratification dur
ing the year. Rhode Island Lai hesitated,
'not because she - still clings to the en
•pioded dogma which would restrict ho.
'man liberty to one race alone, but be
,cause of certsic vague apprehensions
-concerning the ultimate extinguishment
of State sovereignties. Very recent
events in the local politics of that State
will, however, have the -effect \ to ensure
the prompt ratification •of the Article, at
the meeting of the Legislature in May.
With these twenty-five States, three
more will be needed to make up the con
stitutional three-fourths number. Vir
ginia, Wirehisippi and Texas will do this
before next December,while, in January,
Ohio and Indiana will be ready tobe en
rolled in tavor of this last great step of
progressive liberty.
Dipatches were received yesterday, in
this city; from Waahington, stating, on the
best authority, that the nomination of
General A. L. Busszxx, for the mission
to Ecuador, was put down to the ac
count of this' county: of Allegheny. If
thit were all of it, . the joke would
amuse our Republican friends. But it is
not all; the corollary, accepted in lu e gh
quarters, is that Allegheny, claiming
properly but one diplomatic , apPointment,
receives all she is entitled to, in this nom
ination of General RLTBSELL,--lind IK) our
popular and capable Mend, Judge P. O.
BEA2II74iN, for whom the entire Repub
licin party of Western Pennsylvania de-,
sins the polisidecate regaid - of Executive
favor-would, of necessity, be ruled off
from the track.
We may say, frankly, that General
Rtreszta,, a sound Republican and most
capable and excellent gentleman, is not,
and has not for some nine years been, a
citizen of Allegheny county at all.
Whatever post he may be honored with,
he will worthily fill, but no sucknomina
tion is to be charged to the local account
of our own Republicans. Some one has
been imposed upon in this matter, but
we are quite sure that the mistake or the
trick does not lie at Gen. RusszLz's door:
The slate of Allegheny has presented
the name of but one candidate for a diplo.
matte post. Judge &LIMON would
honor the mission •to Lisbon, and we
hope may get it. And so say all of us! 1
to be adopted mty show a different appli- .
cation. Instead. of aseparate Convention
for each oZtce, it is proposed to group
these offtees, so as to commit all of a
specified class to one body, with similstr
divisions of the rest. For example, a Ju
dicial Convention , will select both the
candidates for Judges; another world
nominate a Senator and Representatives;
the eight County offices might be broken
up into two, three or four classes and
given to the charge of as many different
Conventions. Or, the Commi ee
may deem it expedient to
mend that the nominations, for
the sixteen offices to be filled,—
to-nit, District Judge, Common ien;
Judge, Senator, six Representa tives,
Sheriff, Clerk of Orphans' Court, Clerk
of Quarter Sessions, Register, Direc
flor of the Poor, Recorder, Treasurer and
Commissioner—shall be committed to Six
teen different Conientions, each compoSed
of one delegate from each of the one hun
dred and seven eletition districts of the
county. Or, the Committee may send
the two Judicial nominations to one body,
the two Clerks to a second, the Senator
to a third, the six RepresentaXives to a
fourth, the Sheriff to a fifth, the Director
of the Poor and Register to a sixth, and
the three other county officers to three
more—in all nine Conventions, to one of
which the choice of delegates to the State
Convention may also be assigned.
The whole question will be carefully
considered in the Committee to-day. We
have confidence in their disinterested and
wise devotion to the interests of the or
ganization in Allegheny county. In
adopting the Philadelphia precedent, it
will not escape their perception that the
nearer our own experiment shall approach
to that model, the greater our assurance
of the most succiesfttl results.
A limner, entering our city to-day,
after an absence of ten years, would tail
to recognize the Pittsburgh of that date
in the great commercial metropolis into
which it has expanded. The growth of
the two sister cities, lying on either bank
of the beautithl Allegheny river, has been
marvellously rapid, and the ratio of in
crease promises. o become even larger - in
the next decade of yearn It is hardly an
exaggeration to assert that within the
time specified, our cities and borougha
hive tripled in their importance and pop
nlation. and, we believe, notwithstanding
the known nrowth of contemporary mu
nicipalities, that the forthcoming census
willaward Pittsburgh much higher rank
than she has hitherto occupied among
the leading communities of the world.
Previous to the passage of the consolida
tion act, whereby much territory was
gained, the spirit of enterprise had set
in and a steady accretion was observable;
but the growth came rapidly _after that
movement, and" up to the present time
we have been assuming with each pass
ing day still greater population and vaster
Real estate was estimated much lower
in this neighborhood up till within a few
years back, than in any other city of the
Union of corresponding prosperity and
numbers. The i edvance came like a flash
and property suddenly rose from nominal
nines or song-like prices to figures so
high and fltncy as to almost put in the
shade the selling valuations of any other
city in the country. This rapid enhance.
meat was not ephemeral, but Came out of
a true estimate of the new life taken by
the city and anticipation of her growth
and Importance. Higher rents followed
higher prices for real estate as a natural
consequence, and while the sudden tran
sition occasioned much grumbling and
dissatisfaction, the people have accommo
dated themselves to the situation and are
more prosperous than ever. The increase
in population rendered necessary the erec
tion of more business and dwellingplaces,
and thousands of new houses hays been
erected and are now occupied. The hith
erto retired portions of the city have been
transformed into business molten and the
dwellers therein forced out to new places
for escape from the din and noise of the
workshops and the sooty and begriming
atmosphere of industry. Hence, it is,
that there have sprung up all along the
many lines of railway leading into the
heart of the city, closely populated sub
urban villages to contribute to the muni
cipal greatness.
The present spring will witness more
building enterprise , than has marked any
season since that following the great Are
of 1845. On all sides, everywhere, the
spirit of improvement is manifest, and
scores of the new buildings arranged and
contracted for, if not already under way;
will largely contribute towards the archi
tectural attractions of the city. • I
Councils, too, have roused themselves
intnfall appreciation et . the progressive
era ire have entered, and by wise and
judicious legislation are, contributingl
their till share towards securing for the
city its Med measure of growth and
prosperity. "Broad avenues are being
opened and paved, new 'market houses
provided, governmental advantages se
cured and other reforms and advance
ments mark the legislation of the rep
resentetives in that body, and so far as
they are concerned the crime of fogyism
cannot with justice be laid to their
charge. Altogether, we have much to
congratulate ourselvenmpon in the ex
pension and growth of these communities.
Our prosperity is solid and enduririg,
while no city in the world has clearer
claim to a substantial' and harttearned
wealth, nor has any it *distributed so
equally`among her citizens.
After a somewhat extended trip over
this road, I might indulge in very enthu
siastic descriptions of the beautifill scene
ry, delightful climate, rich soil and min
eral resources of Kansas.
But as I have selected a location, with
the intention of coming here to settle this
season. and I know that many of your
readers are looking westward for Mae
homes, I will simply give a • business
man's reasons for preferring Kansas to
other western States, and this pouf in
Kansas, (though I found it pretty hard to
make a choice in this grand western coun
trY -I
want to note for the especial benefit
of young men, and those of small capital,
why I think this is the best country for
• I suppose all my farming friends will
allow me to commence with the axiom
that "farming pays best where good land
is cheapest and farm products dearest,"
and when I state that good . lands range
in price from one to five dollars here, I
may call my point marked.
Then, second—lt is a fact that Kansas
excels her sister States (except Califor
nia,) in the productions of the staple
grains, by quite a handsome excess.
For this statement you should not take
a correspondent's word, but refer to the
records (for the past few years,) at the
National Bureau of Agriculture, at Wash
ington, which show how much the aver
age production of the cultivated acre was
in each State.
Then, again—Grain and staple pro
. ducts are about fifty per cent. higher
here than in Ohio and Pennstvania;
(for instance , corn sells at $l,BO, a fact
easily accounted for by the proximity of
the consuming, but non-producing fron
tier, droving and mining population and
the Government posts.
It follows, then, that grain fanning
pays better here than farther east.
To illustrate, one can bay here with
sB,ooo dollars a farm that would cost
$BO,OOO in Ohio or Pennsylvania, or say
$15,000 in Missouri; and with much less
labor thin la the Eastern States grow
crops worth more money, or, in other
1 words, he can net a larger income with
the small sum Aare than with the large
one East, and use the surplus (if any) in
other ways.
To say nothing of a third point—ad
vance in the value of the land—which,
while it rarely covers the interest of
money invested in the older States, will
here double value annually for flye years
to come., Lands settled as homesteads,
for nothing, in Eastern Kansas, ten years
ago, are now worth in many instances
one hundred dollars per acre. It is here,
then, that I find good land at the lowest,
combined with markets at the highest
ri i
tes, in a way I have nowhere else seen.
F r while lowa and Minnesota must pay
to to the overcharged markets of Chimp
and the East, this favored region finds a
ready market waiting its products at its
western doors. • .
But while this is as I have tried to
show, the best country for grain farming,
its pre-eminent superiority consists in its
special adaptation to, and facilities for,
stock farming. With pasturage of the
richest, almost perpetual mild, short,
open winters, and a cash market at its
doors, I think this is destined to be one
of the greatest stock growing section 4 of
the West. Six miles west of De it,
also on the Kansas Pacific Railroad, is
Abilene the great cattle buying and ship
ping point of Kansas, whose market is
never glutted, having many resident
buers, representing millions of
caital. ealtern
Prices for stock are almost as high s as
east, though the cost to fatten is less than
one-fourth as much.
I need scarcely say that Kansas offers
asgood inducements to mechanics and
tradesmen as to farmers; and having
noted some of her natural advantages,
will call attention to'some artificial ones.
The Kansas Pacific Railroad has adopt
ed the very liberal policy of selling their
lands (comprising alternate sections with
in twenty smiles of their road) on five
years:redit, with only six per cent, in
terest on back payments, at pricesrang
ing from one to five dollars.
They also aid the emigrant by reduction
in rates of passage and freight.
The agency through which these Rail
,' road lands are sold is that of the "National
Land Company," of which many of your
readers have heard. Their headquarters
'are at Topeka, where Dr. W. E. Webb, the
affable and plucky general agent, resides
They are doing more' protably than all
oragencles combined to advertise and
develop Kamm. They have sub-agencies
at elf the railroad towns. I made the ao.
qoalatance of Capt. A. O. Pierce at
Jlmcdon Oily, IL H. Bishop at Salim,
and W. H. Lamb at this place, altatfable
gentlemen repieseithorell'he interests
1 4" claincrilienerinaentin soda Wm&
'RIB under trial in Louisiana. (lssolng'
)iouses Ire not regularly licensed, but ate'
controlled by law, which Suffers their ex-'
'stance. but requires them to be open to
thepublic. The New Orleans liepubliean,
announcing the name and location of al
newhouse just opened, remarks:
Thus far the experiment of open gam
bling-houses has not disaPpointed the
public. The novelty of the experiment
has induced hundreds tia visit these gain
bling-honses, and some of them have had
a lively fight with the tiger. Men of
large means and men of small menu;
have engaged in the tight.. It has been
stated that two distinguished Union Gen
erals of the Democratic persuasion tried
their skill in this new mode of Warfare,
and that one of them won several bat
tles, while the other was vanquished, and
lest scene without laurels or money.-
Advantages offered Farmers and Me.
ebonies—The National Land Company.
DiST1101; Millen, March 30, 1869.
[Correspondence otthe ihe Pittsburgh Gasetts9
I reached my favorite among Western
towns, Kansas City, by the new west
branch of the North Missouri Railroad.
This route through the north side of the
beautiful and fertile valley of Missouri,
does credit to the foresight of its' projec
tors, and is destined to become very popti.
From Kansas city the great Kansait
Pacific Railroad, stretches more tlian four
hundred miles westward ; forming the
grand trunk route of Kansas now, and
probably (in view of the snow and other,
obstacles to the working of the Union!
Pacific Road) of the nation hereafter.
Our old' friend Col. Lambonte, who
honors the position of secretary of the ;
road, tells me it will be pushed through_
to Denver this season; thus securing the
best market in the world (that - of the
mining country) to the producers
tge cotitpas(p at their respective , points.
The National Lind. Company are mak
'mg arrangements to Tarnish to buyers of
their lands agricultural implements. and
portable houses, at manttfacturers' prices.
• Those *idling information can address
any of the above named gentlemen; or,
after April 15th, the writer at Detroit,,
where I will always be very glad to hear
fronkmy oldfriendp.
A Deaf and Dumb service.
a deaf and dumb asylum the resident
clergyman is a "speaking person," (as
the deaf and dumb call nous autrea;) but
this makes no alteration whatever in the
Manner of the service. There is a dignity
about him, an earnestness, a solemnity
that comes straight from -his own poor
imprisoned souL He has to act every
thing, as it were, (since the system he
uses is a mixture of the spelling with our
old child-learnt dumb alphabet, and the
representation of words,and even phrases,
by expressive signs), and he is so moved
by the poetry of the thoughts he is com
municating that his head and arms and
whole body are idealized by it, and he is
a picture in every attitude he assumes.
No Oriental could give a painter or a
sculptor more delight. He is elevating
his hands now to heaven in a close appeal;
and- now he has no hope left of merely,
and stands there abased. He is resigna
tion, alarm,
hope, and tender love; he is
gratitude, humiliation, anger, rapture;
he turns rom adoration to hate, from joy
Ito despair; he supplicates, he mourns, he
!worships, he - disdains, and all with the
swiftness and beauty of a man with a fairy
gift. All the congregation are standing
with him for a prayer (they cannot
km el, nor yet bow their heads, nor do
anything that interferes with the freedom
of their eyes,) and his fingers are making
incessant movements—rapidly, magic
ally, madly—and are adding to his ex
pression considerably more. His arms
are out, in, up, down; forward, behind,
to the left, to the right; his thumbs are to
apart, making emohluds, upraised;
his patina slide rapidly by one another, his
little fingers hook; he points, he touches,
he makes rings and fiats; his fingers go
over, under, through, on; and they twirl,
and wist, and clasp,,and throw one an
other away, without a moment's pause.
Then his whole pose again is trot; and
then he triumphs, and then he complains,
and then ectiusy carries.. him.pletely
away. He has scarcely entreated ore
he confesses he has no right to entreat; he
has scarcely sun r under - his afflictions be
fore he declares he has received the
strength to battle with them, and he is a
new man, erect. He shows faith, and
submission. and ablibrence, and rage; he
yields he queetions, he admits he is unfit;
he is tranquil, and them
.veliement; he
adores, and than he scorns; and then,
suddenly, his, arms drop by his side life
less, and he is a picture still, but this time
of nothing but a light-bearded, long-
M coated, intelligent-faced man.—/iirosees
Hebrew Philanthrophy.
The Hebrews have always been , re
markable for their excellent system of
charitable rellef,in which but one other re
zrsli' ous body, the Quakers, can rival them.
o one ever '
saw a Hebrew beggar or a
d titute Quaker, and this is not owing
tci the absence of want among them, but
to their peculiar and thorough arrange
ments for taking care of their poor.
Each synagogue has a committee corn:
posed of the most respectable members,
whose business it is to inquire into the
condition of every Hebrew in their dis
trict, and to afford assistance to such as
require it. They act on the simple prin
ciple of putting the needy in a situation
to supply their own wants, and do not
encourage pauperism. Work is fur
nished to such as cannot get employ
ment, and many of the peddlers and
,glaziers in our city have been set up by
them. The aged are pensioned and the
disabled placed - in a hospital, or furnished
with regular relief. The Mount Sinai
Hospital is one of the beat in the city; it
has been organized seventeen years, and
is remarkable for being open to all per
eons without regard to color, sex or
creed; Hebrew, Christians, blacks and
whites being found among the patients.
During the year 1888 there were 671 in
door and 748 out-door patients treated, at
a total outlay of $19,880, of which only
$8,707 was for salaries. There is a He
brew Orphan Asylum and they have
alio a number of bene volent and mutual
benefit societies in the city. The great
efficiency of these is due to - their being
superintended by the most energetic and
influential members of the denomination,
who take a personal interest in their
management. A grant has lately been
received from ithe city of twelve lots
on Lexington avenue, between Sixty-
Sixth and Sixty-Seventh streets, for a
new hospital; and efforts are making to
raise money for the erection of a suitable
building.—N. Y. Post.
Profits of copper Mining .
Let us take into consideration the very
great number of mining co rporations that
have ev
ended millions in the country
and received nothing in return. Darin g
the last twenty years there him been 104
mining com pa nies organized; they have
paid in the enormous awn of $14,819.500,
for which stockholder. have not received
one cent. Including the eight mines re
fezrid to, there has been paid in assess
mentknear I $17,000,000, and dividends
declared =bunting to over $8,000,000,
giving a rate, for the entire work per
formed, of less than 87 per cent., and
considerably less than 2 peroent. annually.
These eight companies are the Central,
Copper Palls, Prsurklin,' likmesota, Ra
tioned Pewabic, Pittsburgh and Boston
(old pliff,) and Quincy, which lave paid
in assessments to the value of $1.981,000,
and returned in dividends $8400,000.
Our readers will please observe right here,
that these are the only dividend-ming
mines that the copper regions of Lake
Stiperior have ever had.
Poinmate Depopulation.
A Salt Lake City letter says: A Mor
mon graveyard is the most melancholy
sight on earth. One bishop here has
seventeen children buried in one row,
and the longest grave is not over four
feet! If these men have but the common
feelings of humanity, how fearibily are
the phnishea for the crime of_ polygamy.
Brigham's children are genera lly healthy,
except that the girls mostly have 'weak
eyes, and two w e llem are nearly blind;
but they are housed - and clothed.
But such is the exception, and 1 could
mention a dozen men whose houses are
Rai of women, but their children are in
the grave.
The Asiatic institution was never meant
to flourish on American soil, sidles re•
suited here inn "slaughter of the limo
cents,l' which is saddening to, waft-
ii 4ell
Samos 1. Bait enacted by tae Senate
and Howie of Itejiesents of the
Commonwealth ;of Pennsylvania in 49e:s
emi assembly met, and it herebyin
acted by authorityof the nixie
That no interest nor policy of law shall
exclude a party or person from being a
witness in any civil proceeding; Provid
ed, This act shall not alter the law, as ...
now declared and practiced in the Courts
of this Commonwealth, so as to allow - husband and wife to testlag & against each
other, nor counsel to testi to the con
communication of s client; and
this act shall not apply , to actions by or
against executors, administrators or
guardians, nor where the assignor of the
thing or contract in action may be dead,
excepting in issues and inquiries devises-
rit .vel non- and others, respecting the
right of such deceased owner, between
parties claiming snob right by devolu
tion on the death of such owner.
Sac. 2. That a party to the record of
any civil proceeding, in law or equity,
or a pason for whose immediate belied&
such. proceeding is prosecuted or defend
ed, may be examined as if tinder avail- •-•;
'examination, at the instance of the sa
verse party, or any of them; and for that
purpose may be compelled, in the same
,mannei , and subject to the same rules
t~r examination, as any other witness, to
estiiy; but the party calling for such ex
amination shall not be con cl uded there
by, but may rebut it by counter testi
Sac. y 3. That the testimony of vritnessea •
authorized by this act may be had by
deposition or commission issued, as the
oils) may require, with such notice to
the party to be examined, and to the ad
verse party, as is now or may hereafter .;
he prescribed by the rules of the proper
Conrt, touching the taking of depositiorus ;
and testimony on commission.
Josrf CLARK.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
Wiring Wonnuserros,
Speaker of the Senate.
ArpnovED—The fifteenth day of April,
Anno Domini one thousand eight hun
dred and sixty-nine. =
Jrro. W. GZA.RT.
Lenox Bare now hung in England
upon a plan by • which the friction is so
reduced that they can be rung without
the exertion of much force. The system
consists in making the gudgeons upon
which the bell is hung Tedoped, like the
bearings of a scale- and applying
the w power
heel by a lever to the stock.
dispensed with. The
gudgeons must not be lower then the top
of the bell. In a recentexpo t with
this new method, a. bell, th a diameter
at it's mouth of 741nches and weighing
10,000 pounds, is easier than pulling a
clapper by a tops, and does not Involve
so great a risk of cracking the bell. The
tone is also said to be much. granger:
Gomm= Has Alamos have recently
been the subject of continued investiga
tion by an English chemist, who, after a
careful analysis, asserts that they are cow.
posed of dilute nitric and murlatio acids,
with traces, in some Instances: of sul
phuric acid. Though the proprietors of
these fluids announce that these prepay'.
tons are harmless, yet instances hate
been reported of ladies being injured by
drops of the hair dye falling on their
shoulders. The agent to effect the clump
in the color of the hair is the nitric ado,
aided by the chlorine evolved by the de.
composition of the muriatic acid.
The sad and deplorable condition of many who
are afflicted with hei nth or rupture of the bow.
els. calls loudly for 00118 eilicient and unnilstak
able remedy that will not only la every, case give
efficient relief, but in many cases effect a radical
I and thorough cure. These cases of hernia hare
become so frequent, that it is computed that 011ev ,
sixth of the male population are said to be
troubled. In some way or another, with this ter
rible ailment; and in very -many eases do not
know where to apply Itir an appropriate remedy,
oftentithes not knowing whether an appliance is
really needed 9r not; and if it should be needed. -
they often do not know where or to whom they
should make application. The world is full of
Trusses for the retention and cure of this lamen
table evil. oftentimes an. Incontestable proof of
their total and inadequate fitness to relieve the
sufferer. This need not be; Dr. Keyser, at his
new medicine store, No. 167 Liberty street, is
abundantly supplied. ith every appliance, need
ful to the retention red relief of this terrible
affliction, so that every one .can be properly
fitted ate moderate cost, with the fall assurance
that the appliance is the best that the mechanical
department of surgery can &fiord. The Doctor
has pursued the investigation of hernia with
more than ordinary care for over thirty years,
so that the Mated can place implicit re
liance on his skill and filihrity with the full he
mance that they will notonly let the hest trueq
suitable to tne case, but likewise a thotoneh and
efficient knowledge of its proper application.
There are many persons who not only sacrifice
theirhealth. but even their lives, for want of a.
proper truss, or a truss properly applied. Strait.
gulated and Ineducable rupture, Is a far more,
common ailment now than in Ibn:tier years; and
may we not putty arrive at the concluslov. that -
its frequency la often occasioned by the neglect
and carelessness of the sufferers themselves. No
one would be regarded as sane or excusable who
would go fora whole winter without the proper
clothing to shield them from the Inclemencyof
the weather, but. at the same time, it Is thought
a light affair to suffer for years with a protrusion
that not only subjects the person to Inconveni
ence. but even places life Itself in jeopardy.
Those of our readers who may be unfortunate to
need appllanceo of this kind cannot act more
wisely than to cut this advertisement out and .
preserve it, so as to enable them to retain the
place where such Important preservers of life and
health are to be procured. •
NO. 167 LIBERTY wriarET. TWO Doom
No. 160 PENN t3TENIIT, from 10 4. N. until "1 1,
P._ M. : I p B
BTOM/LOll BITTERS as a ammo Ki
for recruiting t
the enfeebled body anAelleming the desponOult
sand has pressed into a proverb. In the UnlteA
States where this marvelous tonic has borne dims ...
- • A ,
all oppOsition audeclipsed all rivalry, the demand ' IA
r 1
for It has annually increased In a heavier and 3 .
heavier ratio ftrr years, until, at lest, the rotates , , a
_ • •••
sales of this preparation exceed those of all other 4:L .
stoinachica combined. Itmlnent members of the
medical profession and hospital surgeons without I
g...,:;1 t,
number, have candidly admitted that th phear.. P.A.:.
. V 4.
mareoptee of the felinity contains no prescription,
that produces such bendloial abets in dyspepshi, ' ki
general dehility and nervous dbeases. as Nrw.."" :. 11: -.. 2 ::- -: :'
TETTERII BICTICIIB. To use the language of is 1 ' '•'.:.,:11
venerable phystrgan of New York. “The unseat ' rig:4:
are 'the purest stkantant aid the saftst tonic iib'
have. ,, But the uses of the greatieitstableeo6...:'
dote are much more comprehensive than MO
t i
praise would Imply. As 11 ,ParP.altATORT Allpg ON
Don to epidemics disease.:* VIEW sibbulanl;ll
promoter al constltutionsl vigor . an appe tiser t i 7 •
A , t rE •
4,11 • - , t,..,:"
stomachic,imd a remedy for nervous debility, no
~,..9. k g
m e r tleinalpmnaratlen homing oozed ehorepir. itis - 4
tall= of HOBT/CTICB4I3 BITT/128. It is the ?gan .
mousiclioras Tosto of the 1 .1011113 AN B/40. -
PLS. and hi, all I t n ntlinl/tobabllll7 will 1 .0 1 " 0 /Or 4.
centuries to come. The ittegiiiitescif licleace.reo • t,..A:, 1 ,4
006 Ila lia awful; and that It is einishatital
the nieolcise of the causes, Is Roved by 1 4 Via"-:'
144 0 V 40/1014 use ii` 041
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