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VOL. IV. NO. 27.
TIONESTA, PA., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1871.
$2 PER ANNUM.
business in the limits of the circulation of
the paper to advertise liberally.
X. O. Gk T.
IV TotM every Wednesday evonlng, at 8
W. n. DUNN, W. C. T.
M. W. TATE. W. H.
Jt, NIC WTO PETTIS. MILKS W. TATK.
. PETTIS A TATE,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
.At Stnoi, TIONESTA , TA .
A"TOnxEY AT LAW, Oil City. Pa.
Will practice In the various Courts of
Forest Cou: it V. All business entrusted to
&U care will receive prompt attontkn.
W. W. Mason,
ATTOIINEY AT LAW. Office on Elm
Street, above Walnut, Tionesta, Pa.
C. W. Gllflllan,
A TTORNEY AT LAW, Franklin, Vo-
Tv. n.-mgo (., Fa.
N. D. Smiley,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Petroleum Con
tro, Pa. Will practlco in the several
Courts of Forest County, 35-ly
W. P. Mercilllott,
Attorney at I tv .
ENTATK AO EXT.
Jori K. Hallock,
TTORNEY AT LAW and Solicitor of
I Patents, No. BtK r rench stroottopposite
Kood House) l.rlo. ra, in prw-u in
the several Slate Court anil tho United
Knurs Courts. Moecial attention itiven to
.riliiMtir patents for Inventors : infrinire-
uients, ro-issue and extension of patents
carefully attended to. Keiereneee: nun.
James Campbell, Clarions Hon. John H.
M.'i'alimmt. Franklin: II. L. A A. B.
TION EST A LODGE, NO.
4 lUchnioml.Mcadvillo: W. E. Lathy. Tl-
- Tionesta House.
M- ITTF.L, Proprietor, Elm St., Tlo
. nosln, Pa., at the mouth of tho creek,
Mr. Jltle has thoroughly renovated the
TiniuvitA Houho. and re-furnished It com
pletelr. - AU who patronise him will be
well entertained at reasonable rates. 20 ly
. rOrEST HOUSE,
D BLACK PROPRIETOR. Opposite
Court Ildiwa. Tionesta. Pa. Just
opened. Ever thing new and clean and
fresh. The beU of liquors kept constantly
on hand. A portion of the publiu patron
age if respectfully solleltod, 4-17-lT
TIONESTA, PA., opposito the Depot.
X C. D. Mttolo. Proprietor. Oood Sta
bling connected with the house. tf.
T1DIOUTF, Pa., J. A D Maoke, Propie
tors. Tho house has been thoroughly
refitted and is now in the first-class order,
with the host of accommodations. Any
nfornmtion concerning Oil Territory at
this point w ill bo cheerfully furnished,
-ly J. 41). MAG ICE,
LOWER TIDIOUTE, Pa., D.'S. Rams
dekl. A Hon Prop's. This house having
licen retlted is now tho inostdesirablestop-
?ing place in Tidioute. A -jo-td Uilliurd
loom attached. 4-ly
TRVINETON, PA. W. A. Hallenback,
Proprietor. This hotel is Nkw, and is
,ow open aa a first class house, situate at
nejuuetion of the Oil Creek A Allegheny
liver aud Philadelphia A Erie Railroads,
pnoslto tho Depot. Parties having to lay
icr trains will find this the most conven-
ent hotel intown, with first-class ocom-
fiodations and reasouatile charges. it.
ii. e. inoiims,
f r.railv'B Bend, has located In
Tionesta. and is prepared to do all kinds of
work iu the line of repairing
Clocks, Watches, Jewelry,
In cnod stvle and warrantod to elve satis.
faction. WaU'hes, Jewelrv, Ac., will be
left in care of D. 8. Knox, who will be re
sponsible for Uuir sale return.
J13-ly. K. Ii MORRIS.
SLOAN & VAN GIESEN.
. Corner of C'.rircU and Elm Streets,
TIDIEST JV, I3.
This firm ia prepared to do all work in
'ta lino, and will warrant everything dona
.t their slu-pa to give satisluctiou. Par
ticular attention given to
nivethem atrial, and you will not re
grot it. 13-ly.
JOHN A. DALE, PREI'T.
HN A. rSOPin,V10IPHtT. A. H. STEELE, CASHR,
Tionesta, Forest Co., Pa.
Thia Bank transactn a General Banking,
".,'l..i iin.r iimi Kxi huiiee Business.
Dnitts on the Principal Citiea of the
L'nitcd Slatcs and Europe bouehtand sold.
Gold ami Nilver Coin and Uovornnieut
' m urities Ixiiijiht and sola. 7-iHJ Uonus
onverted on tho most favorable terms.
Interexl allowed on tiuio deposits.
Mar. 4, tf.
Ol'USCKIHK for tho
? It ill pay.
Dr. J. L. Acorrb,
t)HYSTCIAN AND SURGEON, who has
had fifteen years' experience In a large
and aucpswaful praetlco, will attend all
Professional Calls. Otllce In his Drug and
Grocery Stor, located in Tidioute, near
IN HIS STORE WILL B'4 FOUND
A full assortment of Medicines, Liquors
Tobacco, Cigars, Stationery, Glass, Paint,
Oils, Cutlery, and fine Grriceritm, all of the
ImbsI quality, and will be sold at reasonable
II. R. BURGESS, an experienced Drng-
klst from New York, has charge of the
Store. All prescriptions put up accurately.
Tifft Sons & Co.'
NEW ENGINES. The undersigned have
for sale and will receive orders for the
above Engine. Messrs. Titft Hons ot Co.
are now sending to this market their n-
Horsel'ower Engine with 14-Horse rower
Boiler peculiarly adapted to deep wells.
In Well Fixtures, Hardware, Ac, Main St.
next door to Chase House, Plcasantvllle,
and at Mansion House, Titusville.
tf. K. HKKTT S SOJl, Agents.
Jos. Y. Saul,
PRACTICAL Harness Maker and Sad
dler. Three doors north of Holmos
House, Tionesta, Pa. Ail work Is war
N. BOLARD. of Tidioute. has
returnsd to his practice after an ab
sence of four months, spent In the Hospi
tals of Now York, whore he will attond
calls in his profession.
uinoo in rciiremi urng more, ou ooor
ibove the bank, Tidioute, Pa. 4tftf
GREAT EXCITEMENT !
at the Store of
D. S. KNOX, & CO.,
Kim St., ioncsta Pa.
We are In daily receipt oi ths argfst and
MOST COMPLETE stock
EVER BROUGHT TO THIS MAJKET
BOOTS & SHOES !
which we are determined to sell regardless
Tlouse Furnishing Goods, Iron, Nails,
Machine tools, Agricultural Iinplomenta,
Ac., Ac,, Ac., which we offor at greatly re
FURNITURE! FURNITURE ! !
of all kinds,
ES, Ac., Ac., Ao.,
In ENDLESS VARIETY. Call and see,
7-tf D. 8. KNOX, A CO.
WANTED AGENTS FOR
Triumphs of Enterprise.
BY JAMES PARTON.
A New Book, 700 octavo pages, well
illustrated, intensely interesting, and very
instructive. Exclusive territory given.
Our Terms are the most Liberal. Apply
to us, and see il they are not. A. S.
HALE A CO., Hartford, Conn.
CHAS. IL SHEPARD,
GKNERAL DKALPR IN
DRY GOODS, NOTIONS,
HATS, CArS, AND EHOES,
NEW YORK STORE, Centre Street,
OIL CITY PA.
PROCLAMATION. OF GENER
Whereas, in and by an act of the General
Assembly of the Commonwealth of I'enn
sylvania, entitled 'An Act to regulate the
General Elections within this Common
wealth,' it is enjoined upon me to give
public notice of said elections, and to
enumerate in said notice what otlloers are
to be elected. I. E. It. Davis. Hitch Hlienlf
of the county of Forest, do hereby make
known and give this public notice to the
electors of the county of Forest, that a
General Election will be held in said coun
ty, on the
SECOND TODAY (10) OP OCTOBER, 1871,
at the soveral districts, vir.t-
In Baruett township at Clarington school
In Green township at the house of L.
In Howe township at the house of C. F.
In Jenks township at tho court house in
In Harmony township at Allendor school
In Hickory township at Ball school
In Klngsley township at Wheeler, Du
senbury A Co s store.
In Tionesta township at school house In
In Tionesta borough at school house in
At which timo and places the qualified
electors will elect by ballot:
One person tor Auditor General of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
One person for Surveyor General of the
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
One porson for President Judge of tho
18th Judicial District.
One porson for Assembly to represent
Forost and Clarion Counties.
One person for County Commissioner.
One person for County Auditor.
Notice is hereby given, That any person
excepting J ustices of tho Peace who shall
hold any ofiico or appointment of profit or
trust under the United States, or this State
or any city or oorporated district, whether
commissioned ollicer or otherwise, a
subordinate oillcer or agent who is or shall
be employed under Uie legislature, execu
tive or judiciary department of this (State,
or of any city, or of any incorporated dis
trict, anil also, that every member of Con
gress and of the State Legislature, or of
the select or common council or any city,
or commissioners of sny incorporated dis
trict, is by law incapable of holding or ex
ercising at the time, the oltice or appoint
ment of judge, inspector or elork of any
election of this Commonwealth, and that
no inspector, judge or other oftloer of such
election shall be eligible to be thou voted
And the said act of assembly entitle 1
"An Act relating to elections of this Com
monwealth passed July 2, 1819, further
provides as follow :
"That the Inspector and Judges shall
meet at the respective places appointed for
holding the election iu tho district at which
thev respectively beloiiK. before 7 o'clock
in the morning of the Second Tuesday of
October, and eacn aaiu inspector snail ap
point one clerk, who shall be a qualified
voter or suon district,
In case the person who shall have re.
ceived the second highest number of voles
for inspector shall not attend on the day
of anv election, then tho person who shall
have rooeivod thesecoud highest number of
votos for J ud jo at the next crceduiB eloction
shall act as an inspector in his place. And
in ease the person wno snail navo roceivea
the hiuhest number of votes for inspector
shall not attend, the person elected Judge
shall appoint an Inspector in his place ;
and in case the person elected a J udge
shall not attend, then the Inspector who
received the highest number ot votes shall
anrjoint a J udue in his place : and if any
vacancy snau vuuuuuo iu hiq ouuru i"r
tho space of one hour after the time fixed
by law for the opening of the election, the
qalitied voters of tho township, ward or
district for which such oltiuer shall have
boon elected present at the place of eloction
shall elect one of their number to fill such
"It shall be the duty of the several
sessors respectively to attond at the place
of holding every general, special or town
liin election, durlus the whole time such
election is Kepi open, ior me purpowj w
eivimr information to the Inspectors and
Judge when called on, in relation to 'he
right of any person assessed by them to
vote at such election, and on such other
matters in relation to the assessment or
voters, as the Inspectors or either of thorn
shall from time to time require.
No person shall be permitted to vote at
any election as aforesaid than a white citi
zen of the age or 21 or more, wuo snau
hav 3 rosided ill this State at least one year,
and iu the election district where he oilers
U vote ten days immediately preceding
such election, and within two years paid a
State or county tax, which shall have been
assessed at least ten Hays oeiore me elec
tion. But a citizen of"the United States
who has previously beeu a qualified voter
of this State and removed thereform and
returned, and who shall have resided in
the election district and paid taxes afore
said, shall be entitled to vote after residing
in this Bute six months. I-oviUeil, That
the white freeman, citiaen of the United
States, between the age of 21 and 22 years
who have resided in the election district
ten duvs as aforesaid shall be entitlted to
vote, although they shall not have paid
By the Act of Assembly of 1869, known
as the "Registry Law," it is provided as
1. "Election officers are to open the polls
between the hours of t) and 7 A. M., ou the
day of election. Before 0 o'clock in the
morning of Second Tuesday of October
they are to receive from tho County Com
missioners the Registered List of Voters
and all neuessarv election blanks and they
are to permit no man to vote whoso name
IS not on salU list, utuesa u suau iumwj
proof of his rifrht to vote as follows :
2. Tho porsou whoaname is not on the
list, chunking the right to vote, must pro
duce a nullified votttr nf the district to
swear in a written or printed aflidavit to
tho residence of the claimant in ttie district
for at least ten days next preceding aaid
eleotiuit, defining clearly where tho resi
donea of the noraon was.
a. The party claiming me rignt m vine
shall also make an affidavit stating to the
best of his knowledge and belief when
and wucre he was boru, that he is a citizen
of Pennsylvania and of the United Slates,
that he luyi resided in tuo ouo year,
or. if formerly a citizen therein and re
moved therefrom, that ho lias resided
therein six month preceding said election,
hat he baa uot moved into tho district for
the purposo of voting therein that he has
paid a State or county tax, within two
veurs, which was asosed at least ten days
before the election, aud tho atUdavit shall
state when aud where the tax wasasacnaed
and paid, tiie tax receipt must be produced
uiilena the attlant shall state that it has
been lost or destroyed, or that he ruceived
none. , ...
4. If the applicant be a naturalized citi
zen, be must, in addition to the loregniug
prnns., iho in bi wMsvIt n-hai. winws
and by what court he was naturalised, and
produce his certificate or naturalization.
6. Itvery person claiming to be a natur
alized citizen, whether on the reirlstrv list
or producing atlidavits as aforesaid, shall
be required to produce his naturalization
certificate at the election before voting, cx-
ceptwhere he has loon forten years consecu
tively a voter in the district where heoll'ors
to vole ; and on the vote of such person
being received, tne election nincern are to
write or stamp the word 'voted' on his cer-
tilicate Willi the month and year, and no
other vote can be cast that day in virtue of
said certificate except where some are en
titled to vole upon tne naturalization or
6. If the person claiming to vote who Is
not registered shall make an affidavit that
he is a native born citizen of tho United
States, or if born elsewhere, shal 1 produce
evidence of his naturalization, or that he
In entitled to citizenship by the reason of
his father's naturalization, and further,
that ho is betwoen 21 and 22 years of aire.
and has resided in the State one year, and
In tho election district ten days next pre
ceding tho eloction, he shall he entitlod to
vote though he shall not have paid taxes."
"Every person qualified as aforesaid,
and who shall make due proof of his resi
dence and payment of taxes aforesaid,
shall bo admitted to vote in the township,
wmru or district in wmcn ne snail reside.
"ir any person shall prevent or attempt
to prevent any officer of election under
this act frotn holding such election ; or
use or threaten any violence to anv such
otHcer and shall interrupt or improperly
interfere wun mm in tne execution or his
duty, shall block up the window or ave
nue to any window where the same may
be holden, or shall riotously disturb the
peace of such election, or shall use or prac
tice intimidation, threats, force or violence,
with the design to intiuenco unduly or
overawe any elector, or pi event him 'from
voting, r restrain the freedom of choice,
such persons on conviction shall be fined
In any sum not exceeding $i00, to be im
prisoned for any time not less than one
nor more than twelve months, and it it
shall ho shown to tho court where the trial
of such offence shall be had, that the per
son so offending was not a resident of the
city, ward or district where the said offence
was committed, and not entitled to vote
therein, on conviction, he shall be sen
tenced to pay a tine not lesi than $100 nor
more than 1 1,000, and be imprisoned not
less than six months nor more thau two
"If any porsen or persons shall make
any bet or waiter upon the result of any
election within the Commonwealth, or
shall oiler to make anv such but or waircr
either by verbal proclamation thereof, or.
Dy any written or printed advertisement,
or Invite any person to make such bet or
wager, upon conviction thereof ho or they
shall forfeit and pay three times tho
amount so bet or ottered to hot.
And the eloction laws of the Common
wealth further provide that "The Iiisoeo
tors, Judges and clerks shall, before en
tering on the duties of their offices, sev
erally take and subscribe the oath or af
firmation hereinafter directed, which shall
be administered to them by any judge,
alderman or justice of the peace, but if no
inspectors of the election shall administer
the oath or affirmation to the other judge
aud inspector, and then the Inspector so
qualified shall administer the oath or af-
urination to him,
"Tho inspectors, ludaes and clerks ro-
oulred bv law to hold townbhin aud sren-
eral elections, shall take and subscribe the
several oaths aiid affirmations required bv
the lt)th, 20th and 21st sections of
the act of the 2d day of July 1839, entitled
'An act relating to the elections of this
Commonwealth.' which oaths or atlirma
tions shall be prepared and administrated
in the manner prescrilKHl in the I nth and
22d sections of said act, and in addition to
the power conferred by the 18th section of
said act me judge, or oitner oi me inspec
tors, shall have power to administer the
oaths prescribed by said aet, to anv
elerk of s general, special or township
"The following shall be tho form of the
oath or affirmation to bo taken by oach in-
sector, viz: 'I (A. B.) do that I
will attend to the ensuing election during
the continuance thereof, aa an inspector,
and that I will not Jeevive any ticket or
vote from any person, or other than such
as I shall firmly believe to be, accrding to
the provisions of the constitution and the
laws of thia Commonwealth, entitled to
vote at such election, without requiring
such evidence of the right to vote as is di
rected by law, nor will vexatiously delay
or refuse to receive any vote from any por
sou who I shall believe entitled to vote as
aforesaid, but that I will in all things truly,
impartially and faithfully perform my du
ty therein, to the best of my Judgement
and abilities, and that I am not directly
nor Indirectly interested In any bet or wa
ger on the result of this election.'
"The following shall bo the oath or af
firmation of each judge, viz: 'I (A. B.)
do that I will as judge duly attend
the ensuinir eloction dur nir tho continu
ance thereof, and faithfully assist tho in
spectors in carrying on the same; that I
will not give my consent mai any voie or
tickot shall be received from any person
other than such as I iirmly bolieve to be
aoiording to to the provisions of tho con
stitution and laws of thi.4 Commonwealth
entitled to vote at such election, without
requiring such evidence of tne right to
vole aa is directed by law, and that I will
use my best endeavors to prevent any
fraud, deceit or abuse, i l carrying on the
same by citizens qualified to vote, or oth
ers, and that I will maka a sure and per
fect return of the said election, aud will in
all tluiiirs trulv. impartially and faithfully
perform mv duty respecting tho same, to
the best o'f my Judgement and abilities,
and that I am not directly or Indirectly in
terested iu any bet or waer on the result
of this election.
"The following shall be the form of the
oath or affirmation to be taken by eacn
clerk, vizi '1 (A. B.) do that I will
tin partially and truly write down the name
of each elector wno snail vote at tne ensu
ing election, which shall be given mo in
charge, and also the name of the township.
ward or district wherein such otoctor re.
Hiilert- and fjirefiillv and trulv write down
the number of votes flirt shall be given
for each candidate at the election, as ollen
as his name shall be read to uie by the in
specters thereof, and In all thinirs truly
aud faithiully perform my duty respecting
the same to uie cost oi my juuyem..itt ami
ability, and that lam no' directly or indi-.
rectly interested in uuy bet or wager on
tho result of this election "
The qualified electors will take notice
of the rollowuiK act of Aksemuiy, approv
ed 12th day of March, lmfl: An Act, Hnuu
lating the mode of votiu.T at all election
in the several counties ct tula loinuioii
W Mil 1 1 h .
hue. 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and
House of Representative -i of the Common
wealth of Pennsylvania in Gent 1 al Assem
bly mot, and it is bereb" enacted by tho
authority of the same, 'J hat tin qualified
voters of the several counties o! llu.i unv
monwealth, at all ueuera , townsiiip, br
ouuh and cial elect ons, are hereby
hereafter authorized and remiir.d to vt
by ti.kfi printed rrr wrin.'ti, r part
ririnted and partly written, severally class
nod as follows: One ticket shall embrace
the names of all Indues of courts voted
for, and to lie labelled outside 'Judiciary ;'
one ticket shall embrace tho names of 'til
State officers voted for, and be labelled
'State i' one ticket shall embrace the names
of all county officers voted for, including
office of senator, member and members of
assombly if voted for, and members of
congress If voted for, and be lalellpd
'County;' one ticket shall embrace the
names of all township officers voted for,
and bo labelled 'Township:' one ticket
shall embrace the names of all borough
officers voted for, and be labeled 'Borough;'
and each class shall be deposited in sepa
Hoc. 2. That it shall be the duty of the
Sheriffs In- tho several counties of this
1 ' ..rw I 1. .n I 1.. ,n- alontinn
proclamations hereafter Issued, the first
section oi mis act.
JAMES R. KELbYj
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
uav in r iiii..uuu,
Sieakor of tho Senate.
Approved tho 30th day of March, A. D.,
I8W. - A, G. CURTIN.
Eloction officers will take notice that the
act entitled "A Further Supplement to the
Klection Laws or tlus Coiumonwoaltn.
disqualifying deserters from the army of
tho United States from voting, lias recent
ly been declared unconstitutional by the
Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, is now
null and void, and that all persons former
ly disqualified thereundor are now lawful
voters if otherwise qualified.
HXKCUTIVE ( HAMBKIt, 11 ARRIsntlHQH,
Pa., Auirust 27. 1H70 To the County Com
missioners and Sheriff of the county of
Whereas. The Fifteenth Amendment
of the Constitution of the United States is
as follows :
Sec. 1. The riuht of citizens of the Unit
ed States to vote shall not be denied or
abridged by the United States, or by any
State, on account of race, color, or pre
vious condition of servitude.
Sec. 2. That Congress shall have power
to enfore this article by appropriate legis
lation." And -whrueas. The Concross of the
United States on the 81st day of March,
1870, passed an act e ititled "An act to en
force tho rights of citizens of the United
States to vote in the several States of the
Union, and for other Durooses: the first
atid second sections of which are as lollows:
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the Sonato and
House of Representatives of the United
States of America in Congress nsscmbled,
That all citizens or the united States that
are or shall bo otherwise qualified to vote
at any election by the people in any state,
territory, district, county, city, parish,
township, school distirict, municipality, or
other territorial subdivision, shall be en
titled and allowed to vote at all such elec
tions, without distinction of race, color, or
previous condition of servitude ; any con
stitution, law, custom, usage, or regula
tion of auy State or territory, or by or un
der its authority, to the coutrary notwith
standing. Sec. 2. And be it further enacted, That
if by or under the authority of the consti-
tiou or laws of any State, or the laws of
any Territory, any act is or snau ne re
quired to be done as a prerequisite or qual
ification for voting, and bv such constitu
tion or laws persons or officers are or shall
be charged with the performance of duties
in furnishing to citizens an opportunity
to perform such prerequisite or to become
qualified to voto, it shall be the duty of
every such person and ollicer to give all
citizens of the United States the same and
equal opportunity to perfom such pre.
requisite, and to become qualified to vote
without distinction of race, color, or pre
vious condition of servitude ; and if any
such person or officer shall refuse or
knowingly omit to give full effect to this
section, he shaft, lor every such onenso,
forfoit and Dav the sum of toUO to the ner.
son atnrrieved thereby, to be recovered bv
an action in the case, with full costs aud
such allowance for counsel fees as the
court shall deem just, and shall also, for
overy such oflonse, be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor, and shall, on conviction
thereof, be fined not less than (500 or be
imprisoned not less than one monin ana
not more than one year, or both, at Uie
discretion of the court."
And whereas. It ia declaeed bv tho 2d
section of the VI. article of the Constitu
tiou of the United States, tiiat 'This Con
st it-ation and the laws of the United States
which shall be made in pursuance thereof
shall be the supreme law oi tne land " -
anything in the Constitution of any State to
the contrary notwithstanding.'
And whereas. The Legislature of this
Commonwealth, on the 6th day of April,
A. D., 1H70, passsd an act, 'A further sup
plement to the act relation to elections in
this Commonwealth,' the 10th section of
which provides as follows
"Sec. 10. That so much of every act of
assomuiy as provides iuai ouiy wnitv uw
men shall be entitled to vote or be regis.
tered aa voters or as claiming to vote at
any general or special eloction or this i.om
monweattn oe aud mo same is nereoy re.
nealod and that hereafter all freemen, with
out distinction of color, shall be enrolled
id iv -1 tered according to the provisions
of the first section of the act approved the
17th dav of Auril Itm entitled -An 1
further supplemental to the act relative to
the elections of this Commonwealth ;' aud
shall, wheu otherwise qualified under ex
isting laws, be entitled to vote m ail gen
era! or special cleoliuus la this Common
And whereas. It is mv constitutional
and ottic a duty 'to take care that the law
be railhtully executed;' and 11 nasooiueto
my knowledge that sundry assessors and
registers of voters have reluscd and are re
fusing to assess and roirislor divers colored
male citizeus of lawful age, and otherwise
qualified as electors.
mw. mer&iore. in cuiiNiueruuuii ui
ttremlMAft. tllA ColltllV COII1 IIUKM10l1"r OI
said county are hereby notified and direct
ed to instruct 1110 several assessor anu re'
isters of voters therein to obey and con
form to the requirements of said constitu
tional amendments ami laws; and the
Sheriff of said ujunty Is hereby authorized
and required to publish In the election
proclamation lor 1110 next eiiNuuiir e rcuoii
Uie herein recited constitutional amend
iiuint act of Comrress. and act or the Lcui.
latu: o. to the end that the same may be
known, executed and ohcot'wl h.V all as
usm. registers of voters, election officer
mi. I ll.i.l 11,1, rk-lils ami III iv
ileges guaranteed therein mav lie secured
to all the citizens of this Commonwealth
entitled to the same.
h. s.l Given under my hand and the great
seal of the State, at 'llarrisburg, the day
and year first above written.
J.OUN VV. GEARY.
Secretary of tho Commonwealth.
Aiso, I hereby give notice of the follow
hut Joint Resolution profsiMiiig an amend
incut to the Constitution of Pennsylvania
Be it Resolved bv the Senate and House
of Representatives of tho Commonwealth
or l'eniiHylvaiiinju nenerai awi j mev
That tho following amendment of the Con
stitution of this Commonwealth be pro
MMed to Ike people for their adoption or
rejis-tioij, pursuant to the provisions of the
Vih arlVI" Miwreoi, -.
Amendment. Strike ont tho Sixth Sec
tion of the Sixth Article of the Constitution
and insert in lien thereof the following :
"A Stite Treasurer shall be chosen by
tho qualified electors of the State, at such
times and for such term of service as shall
be prescribed bv law.
JAMES II. WEBB,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
WILLIAM A. WALLACE,
Speaker of the Senate.
Approved tho loth dav of June A. D. 171.
JOHN W. GEARY.
Also, the foPowIng Act to authorize a
popular vole upon the question of calling
a Convention to amend tho Constitution of
Sec. 1. Be it Enacted, Ac, That the
question of callinir a convention to amend
tho Constitution of this Commonwealth be
submitted to a vote of thepooplo at the gen
eral election to bo held on the 2d Tuesday
of Octolier, 1R71, the said question to be vo
ted upon in the mariner following, to-wit:
In counties and cities in w hich slip ticket
voting is authorized by law, votes for and
against a Convention mny be expressed
and given upon the ticket headed or en
dorsed with the word '-Stato,'' and not oth
erwise; and the words used shall bo "Con
stitutional Convention." and underneath
"for a Convention," or "airainst a Conven
tion ;" and in counttesor districts in wnic.n
slip tickets shall not lc autho lzcd by law,
each oloctor voting upon said question
shall cast a separate bai to'., (indorsed on the
outsido "Constitutional Convention," and
containing on the inside the words "for a
Convention" or "airainst a Convention;"
and ail votes cast as aforesaid shall be re
ceived, counted and returned by the prop
er eloction officers and return Judges as
votes for governor are received, counted
and returned, under existing law s.
Sec; 2. That tho election aforesaid shall
be held, and are subject to all the provis
ions of law which apply to sroncral oiec
tions ; the sheriffs 01 the soveral counties
shall give notice of this act in their elec
tion proclamation the present year, and the
governor shall cause all tho returns of the
said eloction, a9 received by the secretary
of the common wealth, to be laid before tho
legislature at its next annual session.
JAMES H. WEBB,
Speaker of tho House of Representatives.
WILLIAM A. WALLACE,
Speaker of the Senate.
Approved tho 3d day of Juno, A. I). 1H71,
JOHN W. GEARY.
And tho Judges of tlio respective dis.
tricts aforesaid, are reuuired to meet atTi.
onosta, on the Frl lay next following tho
holdimr of the said election, then and there
to perform those things required of them
Given tinder mv liand nt mv office In Tlo.
uosta, this llth day ot September, in the
yearorour Lord.onc thousand eight nun.
dred and seventy-one. and in the ninety
sixth of tho Independence of the United
States. E. L. DAVIS. Sheriff.
Sh-rlff's office, Tionesta, Sept. 11, 1871.
The following; proclamation by
committee of ladies who have sufi'eretl
from the evil complained of, we fiuj
in the (Jail ion (U.) Uevtew:
Wanted 1 150 ounir men, more or
less, of all shapes and sizes, from the
tall and graceful dandy, with hair suf
ficient 011 hia upper lip to stun a bar
ber s cushion, down to the little, bow
legged, freokled-fnced, carrot-headed
upstart, lhe object ta to lorm acorni
to be in attendance at the close 01 at
vine service each Sabbath eveuincr, to
stare at the ladies as they leave church,
and to make dolicate and gentlemanly
remarks on their persons pnd dross,
All who wish to enter the ubovo corns
will appear on the steps of the various
church doors next feunuay evening,
when they will be duly inspected, thei
names, personal appearance aud quail
ty of brains registered in a book kept
lor that purpose. 10 prevent a gen
eral rusb, we will state that no one
will be enlisted who possesses any in
lellectual capacity above that of
SlCned, UoMMETTItE OF L1ADIE8 lor
the suppression of an intolerable nui
sauce in uainon.
Veby Litite Difference. A
man was once traveling through the
State of Illinois, and, earning to a ferry
and being out of money, tha following
colloquy took place between hiui aud
the ferryman :
ierryman 1 say mister, have you
got any monev T
lraveicr rso, sir.
Ferryman Huve you gjt any at
Traveler No sir.
Ferryman Can you borrow any?
Ferryruuti Do vow. expect to get
any on the other sitter
Traveler No sir.
Ferrvman Well you had better
stay where you are, for it makes little
ditJurence which sue you arts on.
A learned counsellor, in the middle
of an atTcctiug appeul in court on a
slander suit, let Hy tne lol lowing tnght
of genius: "lilauder, gentleuen, like
a boa constrictor ot gigantic sue ana
immeasurable proportions, wraps the
coil of its uuweildy body about its
unfortunate victim, and, heedless of
the shrieks of agony that come from
the inmost de ths oi his victim s soul,
loud and reverberating an U 0 m'' ty
thunder that rolls iu 1 Iu In stveuj.it
Dually breuks its unlucky in tk up in
tho iron wheel of public opii ion, forc
iug him to desperation, thuu to mad
nisi, aud finally crLdliiujr him in tho
hideous jaws of moral deat'.i! Judge,
give us a chaw of tobucco!"
A Nevada man, ut.xioust.i marry a
young lady nf his acquaintance, lcirij
1 it thut her mtr abouto marry,
aud without l.cr knowledge procured
a marriage liconse,. fluttemi btmseit
that iu the excitement of lnr sister's
marriage kbo uld follow uit. The
idea wus a builiiaut riio.but ti e attempt
to carry it iuto execution wat a woeful
A doctor's motto is supposed to be
"pHti.'i'!s and liin;r Mijtrir!,' '
The best way to serve a dinner Eat
There are 908 agricultural societies
A Humane society recently arrested
a young woman for beating an egg.
"How does your horse answer?" "I
really don't know I never question
Newsboys are never "broke" for
they always have, an "extra two
In Vienna it is forbidden to publish.
matrimonial advertisements in the
A girl may be sure a man loves her
unutterably when he sits in ber pres
ence for an hour without speaking.
An IHinoisan recently kissed the
hired girl while his wife was looking.
He will be out again by Thanksgiving.
A physician has discovered that the
night mare, in nine cases out of ten, is
produced from owing a bill to the prin
"Fa, what can I do, unless you get
me a riding habit, up herein the coun
try T" "Get into the habit tf walking
A Savannah man was cured of
rheumatism by the active movements
be made to get out of the way ot a
The Courant. a paper established in
1705. and edited until 1710 by Daniel
Defoe, is the oldest newspaper in Ed
inburgh. Chief Justice Chase is buying up
Rhode Island. He has already pur
chased five acres, and is keeping a
sharp eye on the other fifteen.
An Indianopolis policeman who In
terfered to prevent a boy from thrash
ing his mother, was set upon by both
parties and ignominously expelled.
Why do men not wear corseta? Be
cause Jonah, having surrounded him
self by whalebone ior three days,
found that he could not stay.
"Mr. Postoffice man, I want to pay
the postage on this letter." "Single or
double, mi8sT" "Double, sir," (with a
courtesy ;) "I was married last week.'
At a circus in New Albany, some
mischievous scoundrel cut the guy ropes
and the tent collapsed on the crowd
They made a terrible muss of it.
It is said Rufus Choate was once ap
plied to to defend a criminal, aud de
clined flatly, exclaiming: "80 steeped
in blood and no money ? He's a lost
A fashionable clergyman in Chicago
warns tho sinners of his congregation
that if they don't repent, they will go
to the place oP eternal uneasiness."
Certainly, a mild way of putting it.
A far Western lady, who was not
posted in history, and who hud forgot
ten her geography, aaked a friend who
was going to Utah to bring her a cou
plo of Mormons for her aquarium.
A deserter from our army ia to- be
branded on the bip with a letter D.
lie has only to add another D of hia
accord, and he will bo a D D. But,
in any event, should we treat men lika
dum cattle? I jet ths President revoke
Ono Sunday evening recently, a
Methodist preacher in Iowa advised
the sisters to mortify satan by giving
their jewelry to the church on the
next Sabbath evening. The result
was a galvanized watch and three
brass finger-rings. 'They are a mean
set of sinners," said the parson.
A St. Paul carman, who recently
lost one of his horses, of which ha
was vory fond, hat been made insant
by the chaffing of his acquaintances,
who told him he had killed the animal
by over-driving him. He is continu
ally dreading that he is to be hanged
for murdering his horse, and it has
been, found necessary to place him in
Will the newspapers persist in spell
ing Pittsburgh without an "h?" Ex.
Yes, we shall, and also spell travel
er with one "1." Cleveland Herald.
Yes, in that city "L" is generally
knocked out of travelers, but that ia
no good reason for robbing Pittsburgh
out of its last letter. Pitta. Gazette.
Yes it is j they want tha "h" to
make the "L" they knock out of trav
elers perfect Frio Republican.
Missouri scoundrels are ingenious in
their robberies. Two smooih-faced
youths near Greenville, wishing to
plunder an unfortunate Irishman who
had just been paid about $100 wage
fr hard work, one of them, attired
annuel f as a woman, aud the other put
ou a pair of whiskers, and claimed to
be a J ustice of the Peace. Tha Hiber-
tint 11 was gotten uruuit; mo uoj iu
feiuiniuo attire made love to him ; the
Clt was suiitteu, and asked to be mar
ried. IIo gave all money to his bride
and veut to sleep. His wife changed
her costume, aud so did the justice,
and both helped the sober Irishman to,
lonk for his mpnc as may he supposed,