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Wilizenberce 131nage Pon!.
IKlLvettristiab the Washington ga o.
bien Beutep3e4 to.,oneo
jeirl'iturisoitimeut and to pay a fine of
top. -* ... 01, etriftyten,re•
wazt deeanytd•by fire on the night
ut . the. 16th ult., 'MR five persons were
barted to death in it. •
m.in Saturday Joseph littira, ted
eighteen, %Opt murderer! the N.repper
ild two year3sigt - in Schuylkill county,
Pa., was motel/led to be hung.
.A fire hi the winter quarters of
Porepaugh's ineusgerla, at Germantown,.
'Philadelphia, en Saturday, destroyed the
' , table, with seven valuable horses and all
the wagons belonging to the show. The
cago and wild beasts were eased.
Pelle strike of railroad engineers on
several of the Vi'estern lines connecting
with the Pennsylvania Central still con
tinues and threaten to .seriously erubar
vas trade and travel. Thetstrike grows out
o:bran attempt to make a reduction of ten
per cent. in the wages of the employees of
the Pennsylvania Company.
vs. Harry W. Genet, who was egnvic•
pci in New York, of having procured
Nayor Hall's signature on false pretenses
to a warrant for 85,000 has made hisescape
from his legal cii.,todiaos and taken to
Sight. He was under the guardianship
of Deputy Sheriff, at his (Genet's) owu
bone, and escaped during the night.
sr 'fhe venerable Johns Hopkins, the
riebestinsu in Bniticnore, and the distin-
guished philanthropist, the
— .ll - 69pitala and mums , died on the 24th
ult., .I.le was supposed to be worth over
Eight Millions of Pollars, one half of
— which — h - e — has lilt to endow benevolent
institutions. Ie was a nat tuber of the
Society of Frieda, and so honor to his
Pii'The United States steamer Juniata
arrival at New York on Saturday, bay.
ittg 103 the Virginiusprisoners on board.
The Navy Department began an exam
ination forthwith, the prisoners being
prevented from landing. A Cubap court
has declarer} the Virginius a legal prize.
It happens, however, that the vessel is
pat within the jurisdiction of the court ,
and it will have some trouble in enforcing
Governor Hartranft has issued a
proclamation, declaring the payment and
extinguishment of $1,504,672,70 of the
state debt. .The total amount of the
Rate's indebtedness op the first of !keen.
bor 1872, was $27,303, 494,64, and an the
corresponding day of 1873 it was $2.5,798,
821,94, Thus the work of reduction goes
steadily on, and it is to be hoped that it
will 'COD thiue in the same way, until the
the entire debt is wiped out.
.The Ciarkmas record is blackened
'with some terrible crimes. In Larwaster,
Pennsylvania, three meu were killed in a
drunken quarrel ; at Dayton, Ohio, two
brothers quarrelled ; one shot the other
and the crowd immediately b,mged the
fratricide; in New York a man attempted
to kill his wife and then committed sui
cide; and Iloston.also reports a murder.
Drunkenness was the origin of each and
all of these wretched tragedies.
Itlialf - Ong of our exchanges thus reasons
with the loan who don't take the papers
—except when he takes them from his
Deighbors: Now Ice)l you, squire, the day
come when some body will write 4.
long eulogy on your, life, character, eat.,
and the pri•ntcr.will put it is type, with a
heavy black. rule over and under it, and
with all your riches this will be done for
you as a pauper. Your liberalities, weal' h
anl all such will be spoken of, but the
printer as he arranges the type, will
remark: 'Poor, mcan devil, be tuner took
the paper, and is now swindling the printer
out of his funeral notice.' •
gta..Another railroad war between the
Penne . ;lvan:a Railroad Company on ono
sido„ncid the Baltimore and Ohio Rail
road Company on tho other, on account
of the former having notified the latter
thatthe trains of the former between
Ili, York „ 4 , vv.l o4 i xtg too would no
longer LIP run in connection with those of
the la,tter, has induced the Baltimore &
Ohio 'Railroad Company to proclaim s
general reduction on nsesonger rates ln
twevn Baltimore and tits West, as follows:
From Baltimore to Pittsburg. and from
Fittdburg to Baltiroom, redueod from 68
to Ott from Dultinit.re to Cittcionati,
and from Cincinnati to
nd from Sid to Sib. Front I.3altitoore to
Chio u go. and front C:tioago t.) Baltimore,
reclined from ;19 to ;15. From lialti
/aulo to lutliwzapolili. u ;ndiau
upo46 to 114,:timore, red3Nid from 617 to
644.. Froti) psPinln rg to 6t. end
from St. Louis to Baltimore, reduced from
523 to SlB.
Ar . " Scott. n liarrisburg," ear Wen'
4..11 ' ha, S4S!),CQ),C.;cr his
hatidg, ain,t as he ruoves . 11.44 m Sat; Fra:i.
co ois Lasteru I utichiug•placc,, ev,:r.yr
k .weep hi,: garwents ktiocke dawn
I,4 , „islature."'Tihr is a fiat cl. s ativor
tise.uca:t for Tom ScoCCs tailor, itt good
/navy railrtwiti mogastes will be iuquir
whets ff.o .14i clothes wade.
? , ,
'rho, Virginius Affair.
NEw Yong, pecomber 23.—The Tra
bane says .when th-e Jun iata ;co:dt}yr
Dieted Attorney Mee and Eines stasis:
tante, Commissioner Dattenpert,
32U134)(1' of stenogrqbers and•interpreter;
'hoarded her and began in official mils•
inntion of the Virsinius prisoners. • The
proceedings were kept secret. Officers of
the Juniata assert that it is a concerted
plan among the prisoners to profess entire
ignorance as to the nature of the Virgin
itlS at the time of capture, and as to the
ltancporatou of arms. There is a great
unanimity among them. They deny that
eras or ammunition were thrown over
board during the pursuit. The Juniata
experienced a heney gale, and herofficers
express doubt of the ability of the Ossi
pee to bring the Virginias into • port.
Commander praine stated to the Tribune
reporter that three houreafter embarking
the. prisoners tte received orders to sail
for New York.
The prisoners were horrible dirty and
half famished. While lying in' the bather
of Santiago Commander Braine received
several warnings ofu contemplated attack
upon his vessel, and was prepared fur them
every night for three weeks, lie bad tor
pedoes placed on the spars ready for use,
and notified the shipping in the harbor
to give him & wide ktertli, The th retail
Commander Braine says that the feel
ing at Santiago is very hitter against A
mericans. Vice Consul Smith is in dan •
ger of his life, and has several times been
threatened with assasination, gr. Smith
was shamefully abused in the daily pa.
pers, and it was only by Breine'd personal
intercession with the Governor that the
abuse was stopped. The statements of
prisoners obtained by the Tribune reporter
agree --- tliatlfe — treatment received was
uniformly harsh and sometimes barbarous.
All who owned valuables were robbed by
re'vrof - the Tornado, an upon etr
arrival at Santiago were crowded together
like cattle, nearly two hundred prisoners
being confined in a room fifty feet long
and fifteen wide. The previsions furnish
ed them were principally rice and water.
After the execution of I.yan, Fry and
his companions, the survivors were daily
notified that their execution was at hand,
and priests admitted to see all of them,
and in many cases they made what they
supposed their dying confession. and every
possible means of inerming their suffer•
ing were resorted to.
A Hoak/ correspondent on the Juniata
rays the Virginius prisoners at Santiago
were compelled to testify at the point of
the sword, and threatened with instant
death if they refused to answer questions
of the Court: In some cases soldiers point.
ed bayonets at their breasts.
DE4= OF Mn. GEoRGE: BLEMING.—
This gentle—says the Middletown (Md.)
Register--one of the oldest most highly
esteemed and intelligent farmers of this
Valley, died at his residence on Highland
in Catoctin District, at 10 o'clock on
'Wednesday night of last week aged near
)l. 80 years. For about three years past
Mr. Blessing had been severely afflicted
with Asthma and it was this dsiease that
caused his death. During the rebel in
vasion a 13C-1 Mr. Bie bs i ng ac qu ir e d the
littlO of the "Hero of Highland," on ac-
count of the bravery be displayed in pro
tecting bis property. His fight with a
squad' of rebel soldiers on that occasion
is thus told in a. letter written by himself
at that time :
"On the morning of that day a Com-
Etny of cwvairy, commanded 'by Major
liarmon and Vaptain Walker, came in
eight of my farm, where they detailed five
to come and steal my horses. As they
road up, I gave my sou two mots and 1
twit tqx arid went in the name of the
Lord-God of Hosts to meet them, and as
they road op in haste we fired upon them
in trick time, ooe, was mortally wounded,
(he died at Middletowm) the otber so bad,
y road under the over shoot (d' the barn
where we bad a cross.fire on them. A
they were retreating I fire . d, killing one
on the spot anti took the other prisoner.
The balance got back to the company,
which wus from forty to sixty strong, and
before I had re-loaded my guns they re.
turned, nineteen in number, and had
'pressed in their service four of my neigh
bors as guides, and marched them in ad
vance. I gave my son two guns and an
other young man one. hut they both re
treated. I then took four guns, nod went
to a group of cherry trees; as their guidon
came up 1 halted them under pant of
des.thif they did not stand. One of them
broke off and rat. I Bred on him, with
out tact, As soot* as he reached the
Rebels, they opened fire upon me to their
hearts content ; the splinters from the
trees and fence OM' in my face, while
some of the balls fell at my fbet. I had
three guns, which I held back for sure
work. After 6ring some fifty shots they
rode off, leaving their dead and wounded
in in hands. They then Bent me word
they would bring up a battery and shell
me. I sent word hack that I had their
wounded matt in the barn, if they chose
to burn hint up they could do so A lit
tle before night, Cole's Cavalry, under
com mead of Lieut. Colonel Vernon, came
in sight. thout4it it was the Rebel bat
tery. and I took O.* dead Rebel's carbine
and concealed myself in a bramble toish
close. to the lane to make that the closing
(!c-tul of that bloody day.. When I saw
my happy mistake, I crawled out; they
gave me a hearty cheer, rode up to the
Fe.use, iv-Ipod to bury my dead, nod stay
cd over bigia. Thus closed the most trag
ic. Pee ns in the .history of my life. lam
70 years of age.' I do not. wish to correct
your error to boast, but I do it to encour.
size our Holdiers awl people to fight better
and look to God fix a just victory.
07 0 •LAIGE FLESSING,
to:iter.oss :tsts ticealz
Siierhe Night l'oliee are regularly on
duty and qiget pervades our streets.
serThe usual fantaatieeshibition it is
Undeshood will bo witnessed tognorrow,
New Year's Day.
t0n..31r. Geo. T. Leiter bas been sp.
pointed Clerk to the. Comibissictheis
Waahington county, Md.
ide - An exchange says that all people
who are noisy at concerts and public
meetings have low foreheads.
ter Thu telegraph line between Eng
ennown and Martinsburg has bees finish
ed and communication opened.
"The Medical Society of Franklin
County, will meet at Chambersburg, on
the First Tuesday of January, 1874.
PREACHING.—Ben. Mr. Agnew, o f
Greencastle, will preach in the Presbyter
ian Church, in this place, on Sunday
tar Mr. Daniel Stouffer and the assign
ees of Mr. Jacob Stouffer have gold their
farm in Peters township to Mrs. B. L.
Ryder for $14,000.
~ Ix TOWN.—Among other strangeps who
visited our town last week we noticed ft
cleVer friend and patron. Dr. A. J. Snive•
ly. of Hanover, Pa. The Dr. remained
several. days. • •
• Vocal. lid.yc,—A 11 persons desirous of
joining a class fOr instruction in Vocal
Music are requested to meet at J. W.
Miller's Hall, on Saturday evening, at
LARGE BOILER.-0138 of the largest
Toilers_yet_manufactured_ at the Boiler
works of Messrs. Frick ez Co. left town
on Monday - for Stouehntkeria Paper Mill,
C/2"Another "spook" is reported about
tovin. One chap, overly superstitious,
claims to have discovered its track in thc..
snow, and is now at home regularly be
fore the Police are on duty.
ter . The Week of Prayer to be observ
ed next week among Protestant denomi
nations generally, will be observed in till,
place by holding Union Services in the
difereut churches nithtls.
lissuurn.—The Geiser 3anufacturin7
Co., whose suspension we noticed several
weeks since, will resume operations on
full dine on Monday next.. We under
stand Messrs. Prick & Co. will also cozc
menco running on full time.
• PautoN.—According to the Spirit of a
late date, application will be made to the
Governor for the pardon .of Dr. J. C.
Vance, convicted of rape in this county,
last August, and sentenced to the Peni
tentiary seven years and seven months.
tr19....A new Bank was opened in Chanl
bersburg on Tuesday. The tallied of new
Baa is this place, for which a darter
was bornet i me since obtained seems to have
died a natural death. This was doubtless
is consequence of the sudden tiihtning
up of money matters:
'Scow.—The first snow worthy of note
fell on Saturday last covering the ground
to the depth of a couple inches. The roads
ar.,"soid to be in fine order to afford good
sleighing with a light bed of snow. At
this writing Tuesday morning, we are ex
periencing the coldest snap of the season.
Sam:try - Fs SALE:s.—The Sheriff adver
tises the following properties in our Bo
rough to be sold at public outcry in
Chambersburg. on the 16th inst.. viz :
A lot ofgronnd and log house belonging
tp S. Thompson, and lot of ground
and awo•etory log house belonging to Eli
es and kary Harbaugh.
FAMITRB' C1A.113.--itt accordance with
the suggestion of a correspondent whose
communication was pt.blished in this pa.
per a couple of weeks sirice,.3 meeting of
farmers was held in Miller's Half on Sat
urday-last and a. Cluh organized. If f4r
nished with the particulars we will give
them in our nest issue.
' Fainters' ATEETING.—We understand
a -meeting of farmers was held at Plain
Hill School House, near this place, on
,last for the purpose of
organizing what is popularly known in
many scatious of the country as a "Farm.
era' Grange.", This is first move of the
kind in this section of the county. We
have no particulars as to the action Qf the
SUDDEN DEATH...--An old .citizen, Mr,
John Null, died at his residence in this
place on Wednesday morning of last week.
The deceased had been ill but a couple of
days. On Friday his lemeins were h er
ed ip the burying ground connected with
'Trinity Reformed Church, just one week
terveulug bet"een his oun and the fun.
eral of his figher.in-law, Mr. Elias Horner.
lie was uged about 70 years.
1)734.TE1 OF APRODLINENT CITIZEN.—Wo
regret to announce the death of George
W. Smith, Sr. 'Esq , which. occurred at
his residence in this town, on Monday
evening last. Mr. S. was for many years
a lawyer of large practice sad a prominent
citizen of this town. He held various
public positions, including those of Judge
of the Orphans' Court, and member of
the ticusc of Dellgatt*---/rag. ifered
FATAL Acornmr . .c.-..0n Monday last
as Mr. Jacob Christman, a farrueriesid•
lug on the Warm eprimg road, about
eight miles from Chambersburg, was driv.
ing into town in' a buggy, accompanied
by his eife awl child, the horse Lai.
Came frightened while passing the West
ern Hotel, on the Pittsburgh turnpike,
and ran it - a furious pace toward town.
Oppoite the, residence of Um Hannah
,Isiler,,nearihe high filling on the turn-
Rite. .Mni.Altristruan was thrown from
the buggy and killed. Mr Christman
succeeded in stopplurtho.herse near New
England Hill. Mrs. Christman fell upon
the left side of ber bead. A large artery
was severed and bled copiously. Dr.
Boyle was sent for awl Dr. Ed. Senseny,
who was driving by, was summoned to
her assistance. The artery. was taken up
and every possible aid rendered to the
suffering woman, but she only lived about
fifteen minutes after the physicians arrived.
Mrs. Christman was a daughter of Mr.
Jos. S. Cryder, of St. Thomas township.
and was the mother of four children.
Cannon FEartvats.— . --The Christmas
Church Festivale in this• place were more
than ordinarily interesting, with crowded
audiences in attendance. The first was
held in the Lutheran Church on Wednes
day evening. The singing, speech-mak
ing, etc. on the part of the Sabbath
School Scholars, were most admirably
performed and reflected credit on all con
cerned. An interesting feature of the
evening's entertainment was the presenta
tion of a handsome engraving—" Christ
Rejected"-..t0 Ms Joseph. H. Crebe, the
worthy Superintendent of the School.
Oa Thuredity evening similar enter
taiamente were given in Trinity Reform
ed Church and St. Paul's Chapel, both
of which passed ofFin a manner highly
creditable to-those-who-took part - in - the
exercises and to the gratification of the
spectators m at en. ante.
One church seemed to Vbs with the
other F;ci fer is ornamentation was con
cerned, the decorations consisting of hand
somCly trimmed Christmas Trees, wreath
of Diergreens, etc.
the advance in the price of rhcat, fann
ers being now enabled to realize from
11.50 to $1.60 per bushel, money is no
plentier than it was a couple months ago,
One of our millers stated in our hear
ing the other day that he had paid out
during the lsat two months over 1320,000.
The other millers- have doubtless paid out
similar amounts. These facts considered,
is it not strange that an improvement for
the better is not noticeable? To our mind
it looks as though somebody was guilty
of hording "greenbacks." Tho man with
debts unpaid who would horde motley at
a time like the present is mean enough to
he a companion of such rogues as Bozs
Boss Tweed di Co. We don't wish to b‘.t
understood however as intimating thiLt
all farmers, or only farmers, are guilty in
this respect, There era no doubt plenty
of others unfeeling and selfish enough to
engage in the same hminess.
Ctints•rx.ss.—Ou the morning ofChrist
mas Day reli2ieus services were held in
St. Paisl'e Clispel. The sermon was de
livered by Rev. Wm. E. Krebs, of Las)
caster, Pa., a former Pastor of the Re
formed Church in this place. The Rev.
gentleman with his sisroily spent about a
week in our midst; and during his stay de
livered several able cliseuunses to the same
In the evening religious services were
held in the German Raptiht Church, and
an appropriate sermon delivered by a
strange minister whose name we did not
About 4 o'clock in the evening Pock's
Band entertained the citizens with sever
al choice pieces of music. Apart from
this, our streets presented a Sabbath-like
W.t;:rrzn Thrum:l3B.—nm good, old
long winter evenings are here. How' the . '
thought brings up from Memory's store
many pleasant reminiscences, associations
and events which can never he forgotten.
Ma ly of the actors in these faded dramas
are sleeping under the mound, where we
must also one day sleep. Boys, prize the
Winter evenings,; cull from them pleas
ant scenes and useful lessons that will live
in your future. Parents, determine to
make home so pleasant that the boys will
not feel inclined to wander off for enjoy
ment. tiost of vice ie garnered on Win
ter evenings on the streets and in shops
and stores I most of virtue is gained a
A CHILD Ia A WELL.--One day last
week a little child of Mr. Daniel Smith.
who lives at Appletown on tho Harpefs
Ferry road, accidently fell into a well
about 65 feet deep, with 40 feet of water.
Fortunately the accident was discovered
at once, and Mr. James Summers descend
ed into the well and rescued the little one
from a watery grave. When reached,
the child was floating on top of the water.
Tion - rmtnic —Everybody seems
inclined to hold fast to All the money they
can het hold of, and not disburse it any
faster than•they can possibly help. This
only makes thou the tighter and affects
businm all the more, because it is notic
eable that the less money there is in eircu
lation, tbo,less business there is done, If
you with to keep • business brisk, let out
all the money yeu can, don't luillon to
a th,gle red.
toosomY.---Agaia and again we urge
upon all young men, who are just starting
in we to make it an invariable rule to
lay aside a certain proportion of their in
come, whatever that income may be,—
Extrabagankopenditures occasion a
ty large pat of t 1 a Sufitrings of a great ,
majority of the people. And extrava
gance is wholly a relative term. What
ifs not extravagant for one person may I
be extravagant for (mother. Expendi
tures no matter bow small in themselves
may be—are always extravagant when
they come fully up to the entire'amount
of a person's whole income.
The mode of living is almost entirely a
matter of habit. It is as easy to get on
with three-fourths of your income—what
ever the amount of it 'nay be—as on the
whole of it, !f you only think so, and re
atriot your expenses accordingly. The
thousand inconveniences of debt, ember
rasment and dependence may all be avoid
ed by a firm acid undeviating adherence
to this rule. •
One great aid in pursuing the course
which we have recommended, will he I
found is keeping accurate accounts of all
receipts and expenditures. By frequent
reference to this you will see just what
you can afford to expend, witbout en
crouching on your rule; and you will al
so see what of your ex .enditures you can__
iiisiToonveniently curtail, of cut off en
There is a great deal, too, in reflection
and foresight, in the expenditure oyou_rJ
money. It is a very common remark
that one person will make the btiin a
go twice as far as anther. This is
owing to the employment of greats ru
deuce and judgment in buying. Almost
any amount of money can be thrown a
wa •, and scarcel an thin• obtained for_
it, by a thoughtless, careless spewitlaiit.
We despise Fkinflin tel. But economy
and meanness are by no means identical.
to see, an unselfish, judicious economy—
a wise saviug—furnishes the weans not
only of independence, but of benevolence
and generosity also.—Ea:.
_girThe Phrenological Journal opens
the year 1874 with a rnoSt creditable nurn
ber for January. The features a hich
make up its lon'g table of contents are at
an unusually inviting character, and, with
the numerous illustrations, leave nothing
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Analegous Exprcaion in Man and An.
imala, with illustrations ; The Articula
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Hoosac Tunnel, with illustrations ; The
Currency of the Future—a money artiele;
Clean or Unclean Literature ; Only Once;
The Slave Trade and Those Interested,
illustrated; Insanity, Its Moral Treat
ment—a patient's expLsrience and smfges
iions ; The Use of it ; TheOrgin of Coal ;
Sir Roderick Murchison, uith portrait;
Bourbon Revi:jal in Europe; Pen Pict
urrs of Irish Customs; 'Agricultural
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ANOTITER EFFORT For DAVlS.—Judge
Mau!shy having .(as he declnres,)oihnns
tad his relation as co•lnsel ibr Joseph W.
Davis, now avails himself of his privil
ege as a citizen to memorialize tho Legis
lature to interfere in behalf of another
citizen, who was lately 11 5 .6 elint. He has
publiThod a printed iqatement of the facts
and inferences, which he thinks are suffi
cient to warrant the setting a.ido of the
death warrant issued by the Governor
Judge Maulsby's version of the testimo
ny and his vehement assertion of the in
nocence of Davis have heed disregarded
,tile jur' before which the condemned
man' was tried, by the judges of the Cir
cuit Court tier Weshington county, by
five judges of the Court of Appeals, and
by his Exceilthey Governor White. It
is doubtful whether the Legislature will
interfere with a verdict which has been
approved by the judiciary and Executive
HAVA :A, DeCeinber 28.—The appoint
ment of Mr. Cushing as Minister of the
United States to Spain is favorably receiv
ed here. Spaniards are loud in expres
sions of satisfaction at the resignation of
Gen. Sicides. Nthoin they charge with inst . ,.
gating intestine troubit;:i on the Pen bastkla.
1111.7 - Attorney General Williams has
given his official opinion that the Virgin
us, being owned by foreigners. members
of the Cuban junta, is not entitled to an
American regkry , and that her registry
on the 26th of Sept., 1870, in the name of
Patterson, as an American vessel was
fraudulently obtained. From this legal
conclusion two practical consequences ap
pear to follow ; First, that the Virginius
is forfeitable to United States, under the
provisions of the act of Congress of 1792,
which expressly subjects to forfeiture any
vessel whose registration as an American
ship is obtained knowingly by a false
oath or affirmation. Secondly, the Span
iards, will save their powder, it being ex
pressly provided that, should Spain snc
ceed in satisfying this government that
the Virginius was improperly carry
ing the American flag the salute which
was to atone for the indignity to the flag
Alan not be fired.
Stritecently two young men living in
Detroit, anxious to exhibit their nerve,
laid a wager with a third person, which'
resulted hi some rise shooting ektraordin•
ary. A dozen apples were procured and
one gentleman stood forty feet distant
from the other, who shot with a rifle each
of the dozen apples in succession from his
friend's head. after the manner of the late
William Tell. 'Not satisfied with that
the apple-holder produced a eommon
pasteboard match box cover and held it
close to his head, betweerthiatic:-.
thumb,ani in that position permitted his
friend to fire three shots at it, each going
LANIcAsTEn. Deoember 26.---A bloody
fracas took place at G•oreton, Wednes
day evening, growing out of an attempt
hy—l'illichael — OTerrry — trird — nFretrohnitin
named Blo?kweli, both intoxicated: to
enter a house of questionable repute, own
ed by a Frenchman named Gogue. The
resn t o tie ght was the death of .xogue
and his son, a youhg man who was killed
by O'Leary with a al üb,the mortal wound
ing of Blackwell with an aro by old
Gagne. and a bad wound on O'Leary's
head from a club used by the lemale__in:
mates of the Louse.
Ten counties iu the 6tate gave major
ities against the new constitution—Adams,
Blair, Dauphin, Green, Indiana, Leban-
Perry, Potter, Snider and Somerset.
lirE9 - F. D. Sejgm , of Smithhilrgh,
slaughtered three hozg, tclighing respec•
tively 421, 447, and 516 pounds, average
of 4611 pounds.
FOE RENT, in a 100.1 neighborhood, StIT,
Mill iztid Grist Mill. One of the best water
powers nn the Antietam. Nn opposition
within three in A good hand Tith
small capital can make money. l'oropar
ticulars call at This office. •
dec. 25-3 w -
Loot I Loot !
. ASD WONPER.—Price
cL Hoefiich c:.1.1 the attention of the trade to
their iintnen.-e stock of new goods, Bought
at Panic Prices., and to be sold at special
low .figuret-,, within the nextnixty days.
TAKE NOTlCE.—Notice is hereby giv
en that boys and all other persons engaged
in noi,y conduct, and disorderly congregat
ing on the streets, disturbing the peace,
Bond order and quiet of the Boron:di by dis
orderly and tinlawfUlly assembling at, and
par:icipating in Callithutnpian 'landings,
or disturbing private property--and placing
it in and around the l'ltfblic Square, or dis
charging firearms, setting off squibs, fire
irork.s, fire crackers, or any combustible
matter within the limits of the Borough,
will be dealt with according to law :
I. therefore, Chief Burgess of the Boi ough
of Waynesboro', by authority of the Town
Council, do appoint John H. Herr, Wm. F.
Horner, John H. Miller Deputy Constables'
to assist Constable Robinson in preserving
and maintaining the peace, good order and
quiet of the Borough during the coming
Holiday season, and at such other times as
occasion may require during the present
winter. A. H. STRICKLER,
December 16, 1873
—CuAppn H ~ NDS, face, rough skin, pim
ples, ringworm, salt-rheum and other cu
taneous affections cured, and the skin made
soft and smooth, by using the iv:: [PER TAR.
tsar, made by CAOULL. Ll.tzAso 5c Co.,
New York. Be certain to get the Juniper
'rar soup, as there are than)Ritnit :duns
made with common tar which are worth
dee 4-4 w
at STOVER & WOLFF'S, N. E.
Corner of Llit! Diuniond, if yon want to buy
cheap foods. They are making special in
clacetnotits to purc•ilasersj and discounting
bills, in order to reduce the stoelt
on hand. Give them a. call before In'Ying
elsewhere. july :!4—tf
V:. l ?.flake Money fast and honorably
$12,50 per day, or $75 per week by at
once applying for a territorial right, which
are given free to agents, to sell the best,
FtTongest, most meth:, and rapid selling
Sewing Maxillae, and Patent Button Hole
Worker ever used or recommended by
families, or buy one-for your own use, it
is only 85. Sent free by express. Ad
dress fo r particulars Jerome B. Hudson
ct. Co,, Corner Greenwich & Cortla,nat
r`HE subscriber lots for sale. Hay by the
j ton and Apples by the bushel.
..4an l—tf ALEX. HAMILTON.
D ERS-ONS who gave their notes at the
&lie of the subscriber on the 4th day of
March, 1573, are notified that the same will
Lc due oil the 4th of February next. Prompt
payment will be required.
jan 1-3 t GEORGE UNGER.
CLOTIIS, largil lot of Floor Oil
ut ditTc , rent width:, and prilvF :IL
CALENDAR ran 1874.
S. M. T.
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 , 31
NOV. 1 2 • 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
123 4 5
On ate 25th ult.. by the Per. D. Y. Eels
ler, Mr. F.O. N. WATTS, of Gettysls , rg, to
Miss MARY C. ONES, of Mont Alto; Pa.
On the 22d nit., by the Rev. E. S.
Sehneck. Mr. CEO. A. RYDER. of Peters
two., to Miss LOUISA C. MILLER, of Clay
Lick Hall, Franklin ennuty.
On the 17th ult.. by Rev. Dr. Creigh, is
sisted by Rev. I. O. Prown, Mr. J. C. RUM
MEL and Miss ALICE P.. daughter of Mr.
C. G. Lowe, all of Mercersburg.
At his residence, in this place, on 24th
tilt., 3Tr. JXO. NULL, uged about 70 };eat s.
Nevi. Quit cy, cn the' 24?11 ult., 31r..10.
T1E1413111G1.11, in the 21st year of his age...
WA1'NE1.. 4 80.10./ MARKET.
(cox ItECTED WEPZI.Y.)
141".IT1 , 11t. 22
EGGS . 0 0
VOTATt.) ,, 'S 40
APPLES—DurED.. ............. .......... ..... tl5
HA D .SOAV . ...... ........ ....... 5
FLOT T P.—SaIe: on exchange, W 1 , 4 ern
Ext3 . :t 50(f‘ 0 75. and do: Ft:mily at $7.50.
11EAT.-185 cents for choice-, 170( , )175
cent , : for good, and 140 vents for ccAnt,,n.
We,tern spring red at 145 cents, and 100 do.
winter do. at. 160 cents. No sales of Penn.
sylvattia, but we quote good red at 170 (Is.
I o ..N.--73g75 eents for damp and dry,
do. yellow at. 72(R.75 cents.
OATS.—Southern at 51®55,,mixed Wes
tern at 3:2E03 cents, and bright do. at 5.30
a 3 cents.
RYE.—Fair to prime at 33g55 cents
ASZICWE'S z AL F.
/VIE subscriber, Assignee of Peter Gt is
1i or, will sell at public sale, at the resi
dence of said Geiser, in Waynesboro' ' on
SATURDAY THE 10TH OF JANUARY,
1574, the following property, to wit:
ONE FAMILY HORSE,
hesd of Cows, one of w Welt is fresh;
1 two-horse Wagon. I one-horse Wagon, 1
1 spring wagon, 1 Cart, 1 good Vockaway
tuggy, I side hilt Plow, I Gap Plow, 1 sin
gle and '2 double Shovel Plows, 1 barrow,
single and double tree-, 1 two-horse sled, 1
Led for one-horse wagon, 1 pair hay lad
ders, 1 pair wood ladders, 1 sleinh and hells,
1 water bed, 2 sets Wagon Harness, 2 sets '
Plow Harness, I set Buggy Ilartiess, a lot of
I'v-nets, co liars. bridles, h, hers. be., 2 hand
t a r t.,, 1 good fodder cutter, 1 titling saddle
aud lo .wed lumber. a lot of hay,
fo,l.ler :u4l :qr.: NV. I wheelb.. rrow, mattock..
mow, ug. scy the, shovel. a large volleetion of
carpenter trial other tools, I won k bench, 1
tool ehes . t, tread lathe, 1 grindstone, a lot of
old iron,. iron pipping, &e; also, 1 Bed and
Bedding, Crib and Bedding,
. 1 WARD ROBE, 1 SAFE,
1 Stand, 1 Flour Chegt, 1 Fruit Cupboar( )
a lot of Carpet, 2 doz. stair rods, 1 clothe
rack, tinware and earthenware, I barrel,
cider, iron kettle, 1 copper kettle,l coo*
stove, t clothes \\ringer. a lit tight bariel,s,
a lot rriola,y,es barrels, ..25 bushels potatoe3
1 Pair counfer scales, about 40 feet of inch
and a half store rope, 1 patent thermom.t.
ter churn, lot of lead pippin ,, , lot of seed
sweet corn, seed beans ant other choicc
garden ..eecis and many other articles nol
nek:P.,sare to mention.
a he. Grocery S:c;re and fixtures gill lra .
sold at the wane time if not previously dii
posed of at Private Sale.
Sale to commence at 10 o'clock on Fah
day when icrettit of six months will be giv
en on all sums of SIO and upwards.
SAJIWEL B. RINEIIART,
dec 25—ts G. V. Slung, auct.
CORN FOR. SALE.
ORN can now be had of the Pubscriber,
Ni_Avholes,file or re•tql),•at 7n e•Lits rp:r barna
lie h a s <)z is for Fate.
19 i 20
12 3 4
7 8 9 10 11
14 15 16 17 18
21 - 22 - 23 - 24 25
28 29 30 31
2 3 4 5$ 7 8
ct—i-o—At 12-13 14 15 --
IB' 17 13 19 20 21 22
21 21 23 28 27 28 29
1 2 ?, 4 5
G 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
. 13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
ID E .A2-111-IS.
lA.IZ IC _ 'l' S _
11Avrtmoitn, Dee: 27, 1873