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I have sworn upon the Altar of C!od, ctcrnnl hostility to ccry form of Tyranny over the Mind of Man." Thomas JefTcrso
PHINTED AND PUBLISHED BY JOHN S. INGRAM AND FRANKLIN S. MILLS.
OFFICE OF THE DEMOCRAT,
Next dooh to Koiuson's Stack Oitice.
The COLUMBIA DEMOCRAT will be
published every Saturday morning, at
TWO DOLLARS per annum, payable
half yearly in advance, or Two Dollars
Fifty Cents, if not paid ivithin the year'.
No subscription will betaken for a shorter
period than six months nor any discon
tinuance permitted, until all arrearages
ADVERTISEMENTS not exceeding a
square will be conspicuously inserted at
One Dollar for the first three insertions,
and Twenty-five cents for every subse
quent nserlion. CJA liberal discount
made to (hose who advertise by the year.
LETTERS addressed on business, 'must
be post paid.
TAKE NOTICE, that I have applied
to the Judges of the Court oC Common
Peas of Columhia county, for the benefit
of the Insolvent laws of this Commonwealth,
and that they have appointed Monday the
lSlh day of January next for hearing mc
land my creditors at the court house m Dan
ville, when and where you may attend if
you think proper.
December 00, 1837.
Notice to Collectors.
HIE Collectors of 1830 aro hereby requested
to pay oil their duplicates nt the next Janu
ary Court', and tho collectors of 1837 are also re
quested to pay tho half of the amount of Tax on
their duplicates at the next January court.
Treasurer of Columbia county.
December 23, 1837. 35-it
rHERHAS, tho Honorable ELMS 1,13 WIS,
President of tho Courts of Over and 1 er-
jpincrand General Jail Delivery, Court of Quarter
cessions ol tlio 1 cace, and Uourt ot Common 1 leas,
nnd Orphan's Court, in tho eighth Judicial District,
composed ot the counties fifiNorthumbcrlajid.Uiuon,
Columbia and Lycoming ; and the Hon. William
MoxTrioMEiir, and Leonard Kupkiit, Esquires,
Associate Judges in Columbia county, havo issued
their precept hearing date tho 2d day of December,
in tho 3ear of our Lord one thousand eight hundred
and thirty-seven, and to mc directed for holding
A Court of Oyer and Terminer and G il
eal Jail Delivery, General Quarter
Sessions of the Peace, Common
Fleas, and Orphan's Court,
IN DAN ILLE, in tho county of Columbia, on
the third M mday of January next, (being tho 15th
day) and to continue two weeks,
NOTICE is therefore hereby given to the Cor
'oncr, tho Justices of tho Peace, and Constables of
tho said County of Columbia, that they bo then and
there in their proper persons, at ten o'clock, in the
forenoon of said day, with their records, inquisitions,
und other remembrances, to do thoso things which
to, their ofliccs appertain to bo done. And those
who arc bound by recognizances to prosecute
ugairist the prisoners that aro or may be in tho jail
of said county of Columbia, are to bo then and there
to proiccutc against them as shall bo just. Jurors
aro requested to bo punctual in their attendance, a
grccahly to their notices.
Dated ot Danville, tho lfilh day of December, in
tho year of our Lord one thousand eight hun
dred and thirty-seven, nnd in the 03d year of
the independence of tho Uiu'cd States of Amer
WILLIAM KITCHEN, Sheriff.
Sheriff's Ollicc, Damillc,
Dec. IB, 1837. 5 35 4t
The Estate of ADAM WELLIVER,
late of Madison Township, Columbia
HOTICE is hereby given, that Letters of Ad
ministration havo been granted to tho sub
scribers on said estate. Therefore all persons hav
ing claims against said eslate, aro requested to pre
sent them, and thoso indebted aro requested to make
t Cahl Thomas,
November 17, 1837. Administrators
y thdmtist durable materials, and finished in a
1 suncrior and fashionablo style, at from j32
'to i1 each, just received and for Palo at (ho More
of"7 C.B. FISHBK,
Bloomsburg, December 2, 1837.
OYSTERS ! !
goncral supply of FRESH OYSTERS may
nlwavs bo obtained during tho season, by ap
plying at tho Refectory of tho subscriber in Blooms
Imrg. JOHN R. MOVER,
December 2, 1887.
ADIBS Gum Fur Top Shoos, and superior
A Men's do. of thobost riualllv. iust received &
or salo at the now and cheap Btore of
J. T, Musselman, Co,
A STRAY SIU2EP
Bloom township, Columbia county, in Octo-
J ho owner is requested to prove his property, pay
charges and take it away,
December 23, 1837. 35-3t
AME to tho premises of tho subscriber in
Mount Pleasant township, Columbia county,
sometime in June last,
TWO STRA7 SHEEP.
Tho owner can havo his property by proving tho
same and paying all charges.
Dec. 23, 1837. 35-3t.
HAul oi' .lurovs.
mn JANUAIIT TEItM 1838.
Blooom Wm. llrown, Samuel Tloonc, JolmBit
tenbrnder, Wm. M'Kclvy, Jacob Hess.
Briar Creel: John Knorr, Amos E. Kitchen,
Mohlon Hicks, Henry Brittain, Jacob Shelhaminer.
Catawissa Jacob If ricch, Lewis Yetter, Ira Fox.
Dcrry John F, Manville, William Bloc.
Greenwood Win. Johnston
Limestone John Gougcr. ,'
Liberty Samuel Wilson. "
Mifllin Jacob Gcarhart.
Mahoning Samuel Gulick, Thos. Butler, Wm.
Mount Pleasant John H. Vandcrslice.
Rowing Crcok Asa T. John.
Bloom John Rcmlcy, John Wertman, Fredk.
Swahy, John M. Chambcrlin, JolniHerriiig, Jona
than Purscll, Joseph Brown, " 1
Briar Creek Groves Doan, Joseph Dills.
Catawissa Moses Hartmau, Jacob Gcnsel, Hi
ram Philips, John Shorplcss.
Derry Jonathan Lodge, JcssoFunston, Wm. S.
Davis, Robert McICce,ThomasFo.ster,Aid Holdron,
Fihhing Creek John StUckcr, Daniel Peeler.
Greenwood Henry Kitchen, John K. Eos.
Hemlock Pctlcr Applcinau, s-enr. CalebBarton,
William Girton, Esq, John Old, Esq. Daniel Wood
side. Liberty John Mv Williams, John M'Mahan.
Limestone David Dye, John Shearer.
Mifllin Jacob Swebenheiser, Win. N. Brown.
Mahoning Isaac Huh", Henry Sanders, John
Patton, Abraham Robins.
Madison Daniel Wcllivcr, Henry Crawford, Ja
cob Sheep, Daniel Croniley, Uriah Mills, John
Mount Pleasant Lawrcnco Rood, William
Sugarloaf John lkcllcr, Aloxanbor Colly.
Bloom Robert Richard.
Briar Creek Benjamin Hughes.
Catawissa Jacob Martz, Abisha Thomas, Reu
ben Stambach, John Zigler.
Dcrry John Mendenhall, David Dcrr, Wm. M.
Brcaily, Richard Knownover, Wm.,Oarhahaii, Jas
Sheep, John Crawford, John Blee, Henry Dieflen
bacher. Greenwood Simeon Kinney, Jeremiah Hayi
Hemlock David Rishcl.
Limestone Wm. Montgomery, Joseph Fulton,
Jacob Wagner, James Caldwell, John Smith, Win.
Campbell, David Knownovor.
Mahoning Gideon Mellon, Thomas Hayes,
Madison Win. IToldfon, Wm. Wcllivcr, Saml.
AVilson, Jcsso Barber, Solomon Moycr, John Best.
Roaring Creek James A. Fox, Henry Mctz.
S HEREBY GIVEN, to all legatees, creditors
and other persons interested in tho Ebtatcs of
tho respective decedents and minors Hereunto an
nexed, that tho Administration and "Guardian ac
counts of the said Estates, have been filed in tho of
fice of tho Register of tho County of Columbia,
and will bo piesentcd for confirmation and allow
ance W tho Orphan's Court, to bo held at Danville,
in and for tho county aforesaid, on Tuesday tho lGth
day of January next, at 3 o'clock, P. M.
1st. Tho account of Gcorac W. DreUhbach, ad
ministrator of tlio Estato of John Driesbach, late of
Hemlock township, deceased.
Sd. Tlio account of Reuben Blue and Robert
Lyons, administrator of tho estate of Thomas Lyons
lato of Liberty township, deceased.
3d. The account of Daniel Vcttcr, administrator
of the estato of Hannah Cleaver, lato of Catawissa
4th. Tift account of John Mowrer, Guardian
of William, Sarah, Joseph, Lcvina, and David
Geigei , minor children of Daniel Geiger, lato of Cat
awissa t jwnshiii. deceased.
5th, Tho account of Henry Knorr, Guatdian of
Stephen and Debora Auchcnbach, minor children of
Philip Auchcnbach, lato 01 uioom lownsuip, uu
ceased. 0th; The account of Samuel Harman, Esq. ad-minii-trator
with the w ill annexed of Cornelius Roy.
nnlitu. Infh nf Mifllin township, deceased.
Tim siinnlementarv and final rtccount of
Henry Knorr, administrator of John Hess, lato of
IJriar uretK lownsmp, uccuuseu.
ALEX. UEST, Jtegxster.
Register's Ofllcc, Danville, "
Dfccmbcr 14, 1837. 5
JBT5LANKETS, of various sizes unu quaiiues
and warranted afresh article, for salo at tho
t 1 . !!!-
nmv nml i-haan storo of
. T. Musselman,
COUITY, PA; SATURDAY, JANUARY 6, 1837.
Cheaper than Ever!
Would beg leave to announce to the peo
ple of Dloomsburganu vicinity, that he lias
just received a splendid assortment of sea
Consisting of every variety of Cloths,
Cassimercs and Satlinclls ; Flannels,
and Canton Flannels, of even colour :
Black, Rroivn and Green Mirinos, of
every shade and quality ; and in Jact a
full assortment of Drawer Common
Goods, among which are an extensive
Groceries & Eiiquors,
China, Glass and Quecns-ff'are,
DRUGS AND MEDICINES,
Sperm. Refined and Common Limp Oil,
IfiaraHVarCj Casthigs, & Iron.
men's and women's
BOOTS, SHOES & SLIPPERS,
together with every variety of-mcrcluntlize
which can meet the wants or please the
fancy all which he will dispose of at the
" He returns his acknowledgments to cus
tamers for their very liberal "support, and
witli a firm determination to please through
attention to business, lie solicits a continu
ance of their calls and custom.
(jf. All kind-) of country produce will bo taken
in exchango lor goods.
C. B. FISHER.
Bloomsburg, Dec. 10, 1837.
SN pursuance of an order of tho Orphans' Court
of Columbia county, will be exposed to sale by
public vendue, on Saturday, the sixth day nf 'Jan
uary, next, the following property, lato the estato of
Manillas Jieller, dec d, viz : a certain plantation or
situate 111 Madison township, Columbia County
containing 225 ACRES, or thereabouts, adjoining
lanus 01 joiui vastine, Samuel Moore, Jonathan
AlausetclIcrandJNancy Gmglcs, whereon is erected
A FRAME HOUSE,
SARUT & STABLE
A IVaggon House, Spring House,
and olher necessary buildings, among which is
good Cider Press. About 100 acres aro cleared
and 011 tho premises is a good Apple Orchard, &c.
The Sale will commence ot 1 0 o'clock in tho forc
nodn of said day, on the prcinipcs, when attendance
will be given, and term3 made known by
Bv the Coun-r,
JAMES DONALDSON, Clerk.
Danville, December 10, 1837. 34 4t
HT3SW IS)S A&ASyc
OULD again announce to their customers,
and the public, that they havo just re
ceived another iresli supply of
embracing every variety of Dry Goods, Groceries
Liquors, Hardware, &c. which they intend to bell
at tho most reduced prices ot their new and cheap
store in Bloomsburg. They invito .1 call from
thoso who want choico articles at almost cost pri
ces. December 9, 1837.
JUST received' and for salo at tho store of the
subscriber, splendid assortment of WOOD
UTO Kii'iS, both Plain and with Boilers. Also an
ussorlmcnt of round and square Coat Stoves; of
diflerent sizes. C. B. l-'ISHEH.
Bloomsburg, Sept. 30, 1837.
SJ2SW &i (BSHS&IP SSo
THE subscriber would respectfully inform the
public, that ho has taken the store recently
occupied bv Mr. McDowell, in Orahgcvillc, and is
now opening uud receiving from New York and
Philadelphia, a splendid assortment of all kinds o
which ho will dispose of at tho most reduced pricos
for cash or country produce. Tho public aro invi
ted to call andcxairuno for themselves.
Orangevillc, Oct. 7, 1837
INE, Brandy, Gin, Cordial, &c just re
ceived, and ready for dolivcry to ouetomors
at vory reduced prices, by
J. T. Musselman, Co.
Sopt. 30, 1037.
"WOOD ! I
AFE r CQRD OF GOOD WOOD will be
taken in payment for subscriptions at tlio Of
lico of tjio Columbia Democrat.
New & cheap &oods7
RUPERT & BARTON,
(Successors to 13. II. Illggs,)
RESPECTFULLY announce to their
friends and the public, that they have pur
chased from E. II. Biggs his interest in the
store formerly kept by him, and that they
nave just received an extensive and splen
did assortment of
Fall & Winter Goods,
ivhich they arc now opening for the exa
mination and accommodation of Customers,
at the Ncio Store House, just constructed
by Mr. Biggs, and opposite to Mr. Ilobi
sons stage office. Their assortment is not
only very extensive, but carefully selected
to answer inc demands ol the neighbour
hood! and although they wish notto rtrfuer-
lisc their prices, yet they lccl confident that
they have ticllcr goods, and will t-ell ciea-
Hcrthan any store-in Bloomsburg.
J heir now stock has been purchased at
the manufacturers' establishments, at the
very lowest prices, and consists of
Blue, Black, Brown, Invisible Greenland
Fancy coloured Cloths, Cassimercs
and Saltinctts ; Silks, Merinos,
Ginghams, and Calicoes ;
Linncns and Muslins ;
In fine, tuey nave every tlung wlncli no
cessitv or fancy may desire from a yard o
tane to the finest article in Dry Goods, and
from a needle to a stove in Hardware.
Their stock of
Groceries & Ijiqsiors.
Oils, Salt and Fish, Hollow-ware,
is more extensive and better selected than
the same articles in any of the neigh
Those who wish new, cheap, and good
articles ol Merchandize, should call at the
"Bloomsburg Arcade" either before or af
ter oxaming elsewhere, and make their pur
All kinds of Country Produce taken in
payment at the highest market prices
Bloomsburg, Nov. 18, 1837.
F a superior quality, just received and for sale
hy tho suhscnlicr. V. U. t-'ISilER.
Bloomsburg, Aug. C, 1837. -
Salt ! Salt !
ARRELS of Lake Salt, and a large
JiO& quantity of Ground Alum Salt, just
received, ami lor salo at tlio cheap store 01
J. T. Musselman, ' Co.
Nov. 11, 1837.
ILL bo paid, but no addition
al charges, for tho apprehen
sion ana iic hery ot Iram liunter, an apprentice
to the 'J'ailo rig business, who absquatulated from
my employmnt on Sunday morning last, Said
boy is about 10 years of age, fuir complexion, dork
hair, and had on d dark brown now coat and pan
taloons, Allporsons are cautioned against harbor
ing or trusting said boy at their poril.
Blcomsburg, Dec. 8, 1837,
The Estate of JOHN KITCHEN, late
of Madison township, Columbia couri
. ;, deceased.
"T&TOTIOE is hd'oby given, that Letters Testa
JSg mentory havo ben granted, to tho subscri
bers on tho ost3to of said dscoaard. Therefore al
persons having claims ugaintt said eslnte aro re
quftol to present them, and those indebted aro re
quested to make immediato payment'. .
Nmeij Kitchen, Executrix,
Ricltard Dtmott, Executor.
Norombor 17, 1837.
.vex m-. -an
VERY respectfully informs his friends and tho
public, that he has always on hand, at his Li-
"i uioomsourg, tor tho purposes ot Hire
ir Exchange, a variety of
GIGS, WAGONS, AND SLEIGHS.
.vllicll he will feel rrratlfiml n Vc-r-n in rivifliiiecp fnr
the accommodation of customers.
1 crsonal application can boniado at his residence',
'hen evcrv means will bn nerd In rrinW mtiri. cnt.
isfaction to thoso who may give him a calf.
NOAH S. PRENTIS.
Bloomsburg, Npvcrnbor 4, 1837.
INSURANCE AGAINST FIREi
THE DELAWARE COUNTY
Capital authorised by Laxo, $250,000;
TfpHE public arc respectfully informed, that this
ji company win mai:e insurance, eitiicr per.
manrnt or limited, on property and effects of every
description, against loss or damage by fire on the
must reasoriauie iraiis, ai mcir oilice ill Lncstcr,
Delaware county, Pennsylvania.
Tbo citizens of Columbia county are hereby in
formed, that insurances by tho above Company of
every description of property, can l-e effected hy
applying to tho undersigned agent, in Uattawissa
The following aro tho annual Ratcsoflnsmanco
on the 100, upon the most Common description
of property, viz:
Stone or Brick dialling , (
houses 30 to 40 cents
Frame or. Log do. 00fo75
Brick or Stone barns, 50 to C2& "
Frame or Log do: 75 to 100 "
Brick or Stone Grist
Mills, 'G2 to l'o'o
Frame do'.' 75 to 100
Merchandize and furniture contained in hont cs',
and grain mid utensils in mills and barns, in pro,
ortion. Information can bo hsd by applying ti
hcr personally, or by letter pott paid, to
EZRA S. HAYHUR&T, Agent.
"Cattawissa, September 30, 1837.
JOHN S. INGRAM,
PBRENDERS his professional services to theciti
jy zcn.iof Columbia county. He will feel grate
ful for business entrusted to his care. Office in tho
sarno building with tho 'Columbia Democrat.'
Bloomsburg, May, 1837
Piec03 of Assorted Merinos, double wedth
and an assortment of Black Merinos, of a vc
rv superior quality, just opened and for salo at tho
New and Cheap Store of the subscribers in Blooms
burg. J. T. MUSSELMAN, & Co.
October 21, 18S7.
AR IRON, Just received, and for talc at tbo
now & cheap store of
.. J. Musselman, y Co.
November -1, 1837.
rjUR CAPS, just received, arid for salo at tho
I new A: chean stnrn nf
. T. Musselman, S- Co.
Tl ifnSJfefSj Bushels of Flax-Sctd wanted, and
thohighcFt price paid, hy
T. Musselman, Co:
CAMLET, for Cloaks, for sale vcrj' cheap ai
tho new & cheap store of
J. T. Musselman, S? Co
Sept. 30, 1837.
iETERSIIAM and Bearskin cloths, for Over
coats, jut received and for sale by
J. T. Musselman Co.
Sept. 30, 1837.
LANKET Shawls, and Ladies' Capes aiid
Tippets, just opened at tho new & cheap
stoic of ,
J. T. Musselman, Co:
Sept. 30, 1837.
N assortment of HARDWARE, just openc-d
and lor sale at tho new cc cheap storo ot
j. j JHussetman, y Co.
Sept 30, 1837.
W AD1ES FUR CAPES, just rocrived, and for
$ A sale at tho new & chea"p storo of
J. T. Musselman, & Co.
Oct. M, 1837.
g LEIGH WHIPS &, BBLt,S,just reccixed, and
2? for salo nl the new & cheap storo of
J: T. Musselman, & Co.
Oct. 11, 1637.
CLOTHS, Cnftimercs, and Sattinctts, of ever
colour and quality, just received at our her
and chcup store, and now offered for ec at Citv
J. T. Musselman, Col
Dee. a, 1837.
ERINOS, Calicoes, Muelint, and Flinisls,
nfnll dnH.-rintInna. nnd nt rninrVKl,l. twi
.W I I , . J .u
prices, just rocoived and for ule at tho new csd
ehojp ttore of
. T. Musselman, ij Co'.
Dec. 0, 1837.