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THE COLUMBIA DEMOCRAT.
THtJTH WITHOUT TEATt
SATURDAY, MAY 19, 1838.
fOrt GOVERNOR :
GEN. DAVID R. PORTER,
(OP HUNTINGDON COUNTY.)
We arc under obligations to the Hon.
James Buchanan, of tho U. S. Senate, and
the Hon. David Petrikin, of the Housc.for
various public documents,
lender.them our thailks.
for which we
A whig county meeting was held ih liiis
vilagc on Saturday last. It wan a small
affair. From the great exertions previously
made to drum up the party, we were pre-
pared to see a large meeting lor them, nut
it was as slim as their proceedings were
me-wuig meeung uuciy huh. hi Ul
place, adopted a resolution lauding General
Harrison, a proiessmg 10 go lor aim as meir
first choice, while they denounce the anti-
masonic central committee for sustaining
' him, and call upon the anti-masons to sub
mit to a decision of a national convention
which they know is to be convened for the
express purpose of nominating Henry Clay.
The antimasens must feel highly delighted
with the encomibms bestowed upon their
candidate, by their whig allies, when it is
so apparent, inai ineir oniy omeci is 10
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ilrivn Harrison from the field, and substi-1
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4n(n tlimi mnennif frinni in Ilia ctnnrl Will I
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the antirnasons submit is tho question.
We learn by a slip from the Wilkesbar
re Advocate, that at a special Court,
held in that borough on tho 10th instant,
a new trial was granted U) tho two dilli-
vans, who were convicted of Murder in the
.first degree in January last. The princi-
pal ground for the decision was the inadmis-
sibillity of the deposition of Fagan, taken
beforo Esquiro Perry.
Bradley, who was convicted of murder
. in the second degree, and who did not ap-
ply for a new trial, was sentenced to ten
years imprisonment in the Eastern Peniten-
We have received the first number of the
' Pollsville Emporium," published by
our old friend John S.Ingram, E3q. It is a
well printed sheet, and from the appearance
t)f its Advertising columns it will be well
Supported.. We wish him success.
The Election fljalv;
Tho following amendment to the, election law of
this state passed tho Legislature at the lato session.
It is important that publicity should bo given to it .
" That no inspector, judge, or other officer of
any election Bhall bo (Alible to any office at such
election, nor shall any person holding an office un
' idor the general dr state government be an inspector,
judge, or other officer of any such election, nor shall
any person holding an offices under tho government
of tho Unit6d States, be allowed to serve as a mem
ber of City Council, Commissioner of a District or
OF THE COLUMBIA DEMOCRAT.'
Washington, May 10, 1830.
To the Editor,
Sir Tho President sent into the House
of Representatives this morning, a message
stating .that the Treasury had not available
funds to meet the demands on it, and ask-
ing tho immediate action of Congress on
the subject. The report of the Duelling
Committee, as it is called, came up in or-
der, and Mr, Underwood, of Kentucky,
-having the fioor, spoke for more than an
i t mi .i i i ii a
hour-Mr. Thomas then took the fioor,
and after a very lucid and strong statement
of his reasons for tho motion, moved to lay
tho whole matter on the table, and to print
tho roports of tho majority and minorities
of tho committee, tlieir iotirnal. evidence
and all documents relating to it. Tho vote
' for laying on tho table was, yeas 102-nays
70. For printing the reports, yeas 124-
awn i -T a . ion
nays ia. rorprimnig uocumeuis, yeas iou
nays 4, So this business is laid aside for
the present, as there was no prospect of ever
c'eltincr a direct volo on the resolutions,
No lcs'5 than three suicides, from intern-
peratico occurred at Vernon, near Rome,'
New York, within ono week in the month
The Sims steam ship is said to have car
ricd nut 17000 letters. More than 20,000
arc said to have been mailed in the " Great
An unknown gcntloman, soon after ar
riving in the stagoat Lancaster, N. Hamp
shire, a few days since, retired to a room,
and destroyed himself, by cutting his throat.
About SCO were found on his pcrsoni and
a noto payable to a firm in lioaton.
A person being asked wllat was, meant by
" rcahlffis of life," answered real estate,
real money', ind a real good dinner,
The annual dit'idends paid by the banks
very opportunely tostockholders in New
York, amount to S804,CQP
Intermarrying with a Vengeance. It
is said that a Mr: Williams, qf'JIoncaster,
York county, England, had two daughters
by his first wife, who was deceased. Thi
elder daughter married Mr. John Wiley,
the sou, and the younger married Mr.
John Wiley; the father, a widower. The
eucr Wiley had a daughter by his first
wifK whom olj Mi. William's married, and
by her had a son: therefore the elder Wi-
ley's wife could say, my father is my son,
and j am my mother's mother; my sister is
my daugUteivand j am grandmothcr to my
brothcr. Thia bcal3 afl.
" Served him right." The New York
Star says A man by the name of Johnson
yesterday, between two and three o'clock
P. Mi came homo to his residence in Divi
sion street; intoxicated, and after sitting
dbwri to dinner; in a few. minutes rose from
the table and turned too and beat his wife
in a shocking manner. She, after a short
time submitting to his violence, seized an
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axe in the corner in self defence, and nearly
severed his arm from tho body. Her pas
sions, which were justly aroused at the
lime, having now siibsided, she is doing all
in Her power, in conjunction with the phy
sician, to alleviate the distress consequent
upon the severe wound she inflicted.
6n Thursday, the 10th inst. a prisbhor,
py wo name oi juuson, maue ms escap
irominoum x'leasani otato rnson, n. i.
but was cauB't and returned to prison the
same day. On the 'Monday morning fol-
!owi" when lhc Prisoners were brought
from tlieir cel,3 Judson JumPC(l off the
dbek into the rivcf and succeeding in drown-
.. At a Publid niectiiig of the -ciiizbns of
Brandon, Tennessee, it was resolved, to
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give vwuivu nuurs nuuuu iu au gauiuiers iu
that place to decamp, and a committee of
ten persons were appointed to look after
such as were dilatory in obeying tho man
date. One hundred and thirty vessels arrived at
Liverpool from America during tho month
The militia of the state of New York
nuhtbers 184,000 men.
Tho Pittsburg papers stdto that some of
tho iron manufacturers of that city have de
tci mined to build an iron steamboat.
In Wheeling Va. the daughter of Mr,
Sciara, a French juggler, making an ascen
sion on a rope to tho top of a house, fell and
was killed) she was only nine years old.
The father deserved a summary punish
Tho Pittsburg banks' havo been paying
specie, for some time past, for all sums tin
der five dollars.
By a law of'Michiiian, tho Banks of thdt
state arc required to resume s'pecie pay
ments on or before tho 10th of June.
Tho Firemen of Lancaster had d grand
parade on tho 10th inst. It is said to have
been one of the most splendid pageants' cr
et ot u inhat city.
X Mysterious JJeatk. An inquest was held on
tha sd inst. cm tho body of a white man found dead
in the woods about a mile from Poit Deposito. He
appeared to hayo been dead om6 days, and was
much disfigured in 'tl,e faca though not much
swollen: his head lay on a rock, and one side of the
face ' to,Jobcenbruil(ed(fccntiWllichIiad
cmjBcd jt t0 UecJ frcely( but whcthcr from a Wow
aUin on 0 tock coui,i not j,0 ascertained. A
number of persons went to see him, but he was not
recognised, "nor was any thing found on him by
which a duo to his name or residenco could be had.
He appeared to be from 30 to 35 years of age, about
5 fect,7 r " red J
kcrsj ho had on a striped pair of pantaloons, black
Jm Muo dolh ith
meta, buttong( ondashort mixed bluo cloth box
coat and whito hat. No money or papers of any
kind were found about him, He was decently in
MARRIED On tho 12th hut, by tho Rev. Wil
liam J. Eycr, Mr. SOLOMAM LEID1G, to Miss
SUSAN ZIMMERMAN, both of Cattawissa Val
ley, Schuylkill county, Pa,
We arc requested to elv'e notice, that an
adiourncd meetincf of the members' of the
held at theliouse of Charles Doeblcr, on
Friday evening next, for tho purpose of
mnkinir arrangements to nrocurc a Uniform
"iT.;. " u's
forwatd tile brgamzat.on ot the company.-
All who ate willing to aid in the. formation
01 an Aruiiery uouipany are requesicu 10
To the Distressed & Afllictcd!
TOBIAS'S JIEALTII EMPORIUM
And Family Drug Warehouse.
s"The jioorjwin's riches tho rich rflan'a bliss."
hR sutscribcrvvbuld respectfully announce to
his "friends and tho public thathe has opched
a general ass'drtmcht of
- -4 wrAvnti'4y
at his Drug and Chemical Store ih Bloomsburg,
arid that he will bo happy to" supply the wants of
those who may give him a call. Among lus as-
Muriate of Tin
-,.lo SteCTS -.PilU
do Senega Snake
.,' do Squills
Resin plaster .
do' black .
Solution of tin
Spt. Eather Sdlph.
Agattic , '
Aqua FottU ',
Barley pealed '
. . do. Opiuni .
,do Niter Eather
Vials all kinds
do Barbadocs Aloes
Wafers red and black
Window Glass all sorts
TJ1M KErf ' '
Allspice Black Pepper, Red Pepper;
lror Kosti i
D. S. TOBIAS;
Bloomt'lirg, May 19, 1838.
THE subsenbers respectfully inform the public
in general, that they havo erected tho above
mentioned establishment for all kinds of
to order; and also to iffamifatture T1MES1T
IJVO MJtCJIIJK'ES and roitT.JItIE
MIORSi: roWEhB I all -of which they will
the best of materials, anu in tho most work-
manliUo manner, and Will dispose of them on rcay
, V. H. MAUS & Uo.
Bloomsburg, May 19, 1338. 4
TOLD LEAF, SILVER liEAr , ana uui'
SpsT PER LEAF, For sale at
Tobias' Drugg Store in Bloomburg.
i)YERS AND PAINTER,
If you want to Buy CHEAP.
A-t AM Wnmt. nrmmil: Chrom. Green: Drop Lake:
lFustlc: Logv?ood; Madder; Spanish Brown, for
Tobias Warehousem Bloomsburg.
LOOK4OUT SHARP ! !
T&jONE better in the known world, for sale at
J tho cheap Ware House, by
TOBIAS in Bloomsburg.
DYERS OPEN YOUlt EVES.
TrKNOA'L Indiffo: Spanish do. Verdicries, bhq
JrpVitrialj White do. for sale cbci'p and good, at
the Bloomsburg Ware House, by
D. S. TOBIAS;
EYE WATER & EYE SALVE
WWTHIGH I can recommend to any body, for
W sale at
Tobias's Health Emporiu m.
Will you he so kind as to took at this ! !
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KmnilTE Uluc: riake vvnitc: uxajic nwu
W for sale at tho Health, Emporium by
D. S. TOBIAS.
fLACK 1N.K, Red Ink, Blue Ink, Durable Ink,
for saio at tho cheap llealtn emporium, uy
- D. S. TOBIAS.
MERCURIAL Ointment, Sulphur do. Simple
do. Percipedate do. Red, Cetrin do. Tartar
jiiuuuc do. and all other kinds of Ointments, for
saio at tho Health Emponum, by
D. S. TOBIAS, in Bloomsburg.
OIL of stone While, dd.,red, Hack, tweet, Gas-1
tor and all other kindsof Oils, for sal at
Tobias s Health Emporium.
Gentlemen and Ladies , come and look at
, the handsome
"TRENCH double rectiflcd.and scented With tho
Otto of Rose, for sale at
Tobias's Health Emporium .
RANGE .Mineral,, Prussian Blue, Rose Pink,
"eu lieau, ouirar oi ijcau. Btone bellow.
itcu lieau, sugar. o Lead, Stone Yellow,
ionc notion, Umber, VcnitionRed,Vcrmilian,Ca-
tml Varnish, 'White lead dry, Whitehead in kegs,
Rosin, for sale uncommon cheap, at
Tahiti'' Inmr xtn 7iiJJl7..'.
r. "66 ""ouults.
rv AT.ATJATrTO n i o-i. ...IH
Vaio at the ' u"oail3'sora alw' lor
'Clic'ap Health Emporium.
STARCH, SiiulTDcans, Sand Poperot all kinds,
Spirits Terpentine, Cocoji prepared. Chocolate
for sick people. Afresh supply for sale at the Health
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D. S. TOBIAS.
To Bridge Builders.
THE Commissioners of Columbia coun
ty will enter into contract with thu
lowest and best bidder fori buildine a
.wx!i across uitijiit UKlSJiK, on
the great State Road, at or near Bnwmnn's
F 1 " on. 1 hursday, the 24th day of May
!n?l?nt l.no house of Gerlock Bomboy,
m "ic village Of Bloomsburg.
iiisproposeu to taiie bids lor building
said Bridge oh twb different nlans. the
Commissioners tb have the selection of ci-
ther, dfter the biddings are blosed.
First For Buildln a
r,rr,,r K. :
wilh two Arches, forty-five feet long be-
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tween the abutments aitd eighteen feet
from out to out,
Second For buildinir a
WOODEN BRACE BRIDGE.
with Sloho Abiitments nineteen feet loniri I
six feet thick arid eight feel high, from low
waier niarK, Willi one or more Wing walls!
nit uujn,innuuiuiu iu uc luriy-nvu icev 1
long ueiween me aoutments at the tounda-1
tinn nrl si hmh fppt M. fr
and to be put under a cood shinele roof to
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extena ten teet beyond tile lace of the abut
IDDINGS BARCLAY, ,
Commissioners oiTiqo )
Danville May 19, 1838. 5
3 or 4 kinds of shaviiie sbac
VVakh Balls, and Ladies' eoan. for sale at the
I cheap Drug Btore, by
D. S. TOBIAS, in Bloomsburg.
OJMOKED HERRING, Sugar crackers, and Wa-
3 ter crackera, tor sale by
D. S. TOBIAS, in Bloomsburg.
'Toadies look rtt thiS.
I ILT Book Boxes, Silk do. Paper do.
VTf Beads, Fancy do. cut do. plain do. Ladies'
Waxes, Gilt Thimbles, Hooks & Eyes, Needle ca
ses, all kinds of Smelling Bottles, very handsome;
Breast Pins, Ear rings, Finger rings, Pomatum,
Snuff Boxes, Hair Brushes Pocket combs, Lead
Pencils.black and red; for stile at
TOBIAS' Health E'niporium.
OTA8H for boilinc soap. Gum Elastic Shoo
Black, and Horse Lances, for sale by
U. a. TOBIAS ,
Drugg Tfarehotisein Bloomsburg.
For Saio by
D. S. TOBIAS, Agent:
LUE .SMALTZ, Whito Frosting, Iceland
Moss for consumptive People; Scgars, Com
mon, Spanish and Half Spanish; and a thousand
other articles iod tcdibus to mention, for sale at
TOBIAS' Health Emporium
For sate at ...
Tobias' Health Emporium.
BARGAINS t !
THE subscribers respectfully inform their cus
tomers and tho pubhq, generally, that, they
liavo just received aud are now .opening at tho
A Large and Choice Assortment of
NEW GOOBS, .
scicetcd with care, and suitable for the scasomwhich
in addition to -"their former stock, presents , to the
consWr, as large avariety. bfoundin any
of the country stores,
Their present stocl
TMr present stock embraces almost every article
,n aemana in u.e mur,
DIIY bUUl) LtWi.
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27lC have alSO an extensive Assortment 0f
Fish Salt, Iron, Steel, Paints, Drugs,
Dye Stuffs, c. -c. c.
All of which they oft'er to soli very low for Oash, or
in exchange for Country Produce.
Bloomsburg, May IS, 1838, 3
FBTFTFP AITS CiClffBITCS '
all kind of Nut, Orangey Figs, Prune., l
raons, &c &c &Cl for guj,. j,y
U. S. TOBIAS.
Evans' Cammomile .Pills,
Waranted to be genuine.
Anderson's Pills, & ali other kinds of Pills.
Fly Stone, to kill Flies with.
insh oeea, to catch fish with,
Sounees. for sale at
P B '
OU1AS Health Empo
TBOUSHING POWDER, to clean and ili9H
STo.1 the cheap Dru.tofa DlSST
all kinds of Mctnl. nnrt lTn .
D. S. TOBIAS.
ll ANTED AN . APPRENTICE
to He I'JllJXTING DUSINESS. A smart active
lad, from Xi to 16 yearir of age.,!!! receive cood
, upon application at this office.
A Yoniig Iiddy,
Qualified to Teach the Enclish Branches, la ilc.
sirous of engaging in a School for the Summer.
Application to be made at thin Office.
THE subscribers have just received, at their old
establishment, in Bloomsburg, a new and
general assortment of Goods, laid in with great care,
and suitable for the present and approaching sea-
, . ...ii. i.i. .i' r . i. .1 ji
ouuo , wuitu, viui uiun tunned bujck, uicj jiaiie
themselves, presents as various a choice of goods as,
can be had in any part of tho country, and .which
t."! disPoscd ? P1"1 faLat 1,10 'P6!1 Pri
for Cash or in exchange for Country Produce
Their Stock of
consUu of all varieties .of Uicmanufacturies bf Silk!
Flax. Cotton, and Wool, and tjieir numerous com-
omauons, in jugiaiiu, r ranee unu imericB.
. a, ,y
Stiperilne, Fine, Common, and Coarse Clottiii,
Caeslmers and Sattluetts ;
,'. the Coarsest tS, .
the Finest texture; a
r mong the latter an. as
Muslins and Calicoes of new arid
P?e Spkt and Silk Vestings
lirtenm dressed and ,undresed,
French Laums end brown
Groceries & Liquors,
Sugar, Coffee, Chocolate, Tea, Spices of all kinds
several kinds and qualities of Brandy, Spirits, Rum,
Whiskey, Wine and Molasses.
Knives and Forks, Cutlery, Saddlery, Coach an4
Wagon mountings arid trimmings, Scythes, Mill
ker T&Uors, Carpenters ad other me-
AND . .
Cro'citery Wftrc, Cedar Ware,'
WILLOW JHYV 6THEJI BASKETS,
and a thousand and ono other articles which it ia
impossible separately to mention. ' , ,
Painits, Bru&s and ye StnflS
FISH, OXEi & PL ASTUR.
IliO ANB STEEL.
of all kinds and qualities of foreign and domestic
manufacture; . , ,
Dont throw away good bargains by neglecting to
call on i i - i '
WILLIAM MeKELVYff Co.
Bloomsburg, May 12, 1838. 3
HAS just received tho Spring. Fasnicms trom.
Philadelphia, and is ready to make all kinds
ol garments In trio newesr ani uiusi mouiuuouiu
Bloomsburg, May 5,' 1838.'
A New iandlord
Bloom Tdwnship, Columbia County, Pa.
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- OranEOville, and iravellers. to honor him wit
their custom, and assures them that no pains shall
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oq eparen vu muu umi emy ins iioubo au 6k.t.-
bio as possible.
Shall at all times bo supplied with the Best an4
Choicest I.ltiuors, and Tables shall be larded
with all the delicacies tho market affords his sta
bles shall bo clean and airy,,and an attentivo hostler
will at all times bo ready arid willing to take earn
of tho horses. A variety ortho latest and most in
teresting newspapers shall be procured to wait the)
pleasure of his customers. In short nothing fchall
bo left undortc to descrvo a liberal share of tho public
urangevuie, niiu .
White Kalian Mulberry,
FOR SALE AT
TOBTJSS HEALTH iMpOniUM