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'f'hcro Is oiio prevailing error among this
fciass of society, which ought to be eradica
ted and dfi's'lfayed it'Ta'rnoroYatal to bush
boss of acricUlture than the crowth of Can
adahistlcsor tho dcslructioribf Mav frosts
-We mean tho neglected education of tho
farmers' children. It is frequently remark
ed, that education is of but little uso to the
farmer; n very little science will do for him.
GreatichowIcdge is 'only beneficial in tho
'professional man. Expressions of this sort
iire founded upon a false estimate of oriboT
tho thbiV useful and elevated professions of
If the habitual business of the cultivator
'tloes not afford the "rhchYal powers a field
'for their most extended exercise, we know
'not where to look for such a field. Tho
study of agriculture unites to the theory of
science tho very essential material of its
practical parts. It makes the study expert
mentally and truly learnodk
Nearly all that is Useful Tn our pilgrimage
through life, is drawn from the earth. The
"main Use of sdienco is to explore tho miftu-
and to bring forth tho hidden possessions
bf the earth into comprehensive identity.
"Where then is the occupation that so richly
furnishes a perpetual supply of mental food
as that of agriculture. In the constant ex
ercises and every day labor of thb farmer,
tho business of his science is progressing,
i fhis intellect has ben set right in (he edu
cation of his youth. The theory is all es
sential, 'for this constitutes the implement
by which 'he is to prosecutb the study of hu
"man nature to its practical use.
A -man cannot go forth upon tho land
with any good degree of promise ih scien
tific experiment, without the light of past
experience upon his path way, and this he
can only obtain by a passage through the
literary institutions of the country, where
'the results of the labors of the learned for
ages are collected together; aud made ac
cessable to the student; To attempt a pro
secution of thp sciences independent of past
experience as wo sometimes incline to con
sider ourselves, would be vain. There is
bcarcely a valuable discovery of modern
iimes, but has borrowed something of its
proportions or utility from the mind of an
tiquity. That thb, farmer, by a scientific cultiva
tion of his land, can increase to a very great
bxtent it3 productions, there does not exist
a rational doubt. Arid that the time is corri
Ing when there will bo actual necessity for
this increase of production there is every
appearance. It is, therefore not only wise
and expedient to commence or carry it on
now, but it is a high duty which is owed to
posterity, in consideration, of all the bless
ings which past ages havd bequeathed to
Permit us; therefore, in our Humble way,
ifa impress Upon the minds of the farmers
the very great usefulness of education;
Give yotir sons and daughters riot Hie less
feducation j because ybu design therii for ru
ral and agricultural pursuit. Ifvou die able
educate IHem they will find abundant cm
ploymenl for all their science, though theft
ifarms bo located in the deep wilderness of
the west; though lliey be cast amid barren
rocks and sterile plains, science, will aid
ihem thete. Not a blade of grass nor a
spear of grain, but will grow better hHd'fcr
the cultivation of intellectual care. Not a
flower but will show beauties to the evo of
science, which tho vulgar world knows no
thing of. Not a vino that rears finer and
produces more, wcro educated hands to sit
perintend its growth. In shorty all nature
Is beautified, improved and bettered, where
the cultivator is" no stranger to its piopcr
ties and the ecie'ilco of its devclopementsi
Farmers, give you children education.
It is the only e"arthlv inheritance vou cart
bequeath them, that js beyond the reach of
accident. AH other human property is con
etantly changing and transitory. Science
is ntit trarfsferrable not like the mutability
of tttheV goods, negotiable. Firm and un
shaken by human vicissitudes, it will be
thd enduring companion" to your children
through life, it will support them in all the
tfUic'lidtts of Providential chastismc'rff, and
prepare them for an inheritance in that
tmdiee'overed country beyond the land of
Tho Philosopher'a stylo Is apothegriiatic, says the
Boston Ppst: Speaking of tho mercenary charac
ter of a notorious liar, who is often found conven
ient in a court to eke out lamo cases, our friend
said There is nothing that chap wont do for mo
ney. I really believo he would almost tell tho
TBV7B on the stand for a dollar.
Important to Tailors !
PARENT EL.ASTIC SQUARE
"Self-Varying Square Rule,
For measuring and drafting coats, in con
nection with another new artd useful rule
for cb'ttinrr salo rir hnv'fl nnnt's iinnn n mnro
familiar plan "also, superior rules for cut
ting au otner garments incumbent on that
branch, Sro now loitered to tho trade by tho
subscribers ; boliving them to surpass ove
ry thing of tho kind which has preceeded
Great inipcrfectiops in the art and liabil
ities to produce a miss-fit have beten stand
ing before tho cutter ever since the intro
duction of rules, filling tho mind with fear
and anxiety, until thB coat is finished aud
tried on, at which crisis the blood is often
caused to tush into the face at beholding a
bad fitting coal.
The rules, with one or two exceptions,
which have been in use ever since the first
invention of tho kind, were wholly predi
cated upon principles giving tho same pro
portion for ovcry man, which principles
would long sinbe have been superceded by
self-varying rules, had tailors but thought
that tho variation ih tho proportions of men's
bodies are almost as many as in the feature
of tho face.
Two or three rules styled Self-varying;
have made their app'earancc within about as
many years, each invehtoi claiming tho hon
.dr of having perfected the art, upon which J.
G. Wilson, of New York entitled his sys
tem Perfect I but instead Of lifiinrr nnrfnet.
, ' n I
it contains many erroneous principles, which
the subscribers forbear to nnint nut unlit
that gentleman assails this assertion. AU
such systems have heretofore been defective
in two ways : First, they are only in part
self-varvintr. Secondly, those nnris wh!h
arc intended to bo self-varying are defective.
In fact, there are certain points on the coat
which cannot bo effected by self-varying
principles in anv other wav. tint1 Uir nnv
other means, than those laid, down by the
Unlike anv other of tho kind, this svs.
tern now offered to the trade is rnnilimtnil
without any breast measiire, and effects ev
ery point anu every partot the coat by self
varying principles, in a way calculated to
Convict the senses of anv rnnsnnnMo tnnn.
that should it ever fail to produce a good fit
upon any snape wnatever; ttio charge must
bo laid to a careless and incorrect measure
ment. It maV SCem mvstnriniis tlinf iliia
rule is Said to be self-varying, and yet a
square ruie a square rule and yet conduct
ed without a breast measure : but the whole
mystery will be unfolded at nnrtfi liv pvnm.
ination. Unwilling to have it said that tho
subscribers aro attempting to palm this sys
tem upon mo irauc wiui misrepresentations,
thev avdw their willinirnnKg to snlimit it in.
to the hands of an impartial committee for
an examination ot its principles; in compar-
lauii mm uuj uiiiei uvur invcmcu in me
u nttcu states, at I'nilauelphia or New York,
Which COIllmittcn SImll mnl-n llin lniein
known through the press. The subseri-
ocrs set ail systems which are governed
wholly by tho breast measure naiiln na in.
ferior rind not worthy to compare with ;
dflncfi'ii mm l! n .t.n. ...Ill . 1 .
i.vuoi.tjiiwitijr mujr wm uuwparc Willi nolle
but such as are governed in part by self-
varvine nrincinles. T1 nr if tn nrtnrinlno
iierc oiiercu 10 me trade ate hot worthy of
patronage' it is right that it should be made
i i.t ..
Known, ana nicy sinK into oblivion. On the
contrary, if thev are found as above rnnrns;-
ented, or if thereby the subscribers have put
an end to all further improvements in the
art oi cuuing coats uiey deserve some pat
ronage and compensation for their exertions
Terms if forwarded to order SI, if per
sonally taught $12
Bloomsburg, Pa. Feb. 1, 1838.
Rcsncctfullv informs the nuhlir ilmt hn
. , " I .w
18 nrenared to receive nml nvncnii.
the above line and frdm his knowledge of
wis an, iiavmg nau extensive practico for
the last fifteen years, considers himself jns-
lifiml In afitltif iUnt l.n I !. .
it ovuviij biia nu uaii givo puncct Sal
isfaction to all who may employ him.
Topographical maps furnished according
to me laicst improvement, m tnc Handsom
est and most correct manner, and levelling
of every description faithfully performed.
Able assistants aro engaged.
Orders left with the following persons
will niect with immediate attention.
Janiks Taggar't, Esq., Tamuaua.
S. Ih Harmon, Enq.i Danville.
John Weaver, Esq., Pdttsville,
John S. Ingram, Esq., liloomsburgi
Cornelius Conner, Esq. Maueh Chunk.
Tench C. Kinlzing, Esq. Cuttawissa.
Cattawissa, Feb. 1, 1838. 42 Ot
Look at This ! !
A ..persons indebted to tno subscriber
either by Note or Book Account, pre
vious to this date, will oblige him by
rflaking payment before the first day of A
priluext. After that dato tho collection of
Such demands will hn nttenrlml with finals
There will be rto rdistako in this notice.
G. B. FISHER.
Blobmsburff, March 10, 1838.
RESPECTFULLY announces to his
friends and tho public generally, that ho has
moved into the house formerly occupied
by William Byeis, in Selinsgrovc, Union
county, Pa. whero ho is prepared to en
tertain in a suitable manner all those who
may favor him with a call. Tho house i3
neatly finished, and conveniently calculated
Good Cooks and Waiters havo been en
gaged, and tho Table supplied with the best
...n..Mn,. 4t.n 1 1. 1 ' , . I .
juuvisiuiia tliai lain ut! UU1UII1UU 111 a piCnil-
ful market. Particular attention has been
paid to selection of his Liquors which arc
believed to be of equal quality to those of
any other house in tho state. The Stabling
is convenient and extensive, and well filled
with the best of provender, and will be at
tended by the most careful ostlers,
The subscriber respectfully solicits a
sharo of public; patronage, which he will en
deavor to merit by moderate charges and
strict attention to the comfort and conveni
ence of his guests.
HENRY A. ZELLERS,
Selinsgrovc, March 31, 1838.
WOULD respectfully inform the citi
zens of Bloomsburg and its vicinity,
that he has removed his shnn from Market
street, to Main street, in a building belong
ing to Andrew ivuhn, nearly opposite
jcsquiro ivaiuers oince, wnoro lie will bo
happy to wait upon all persdns who may
favour him with 4 call in his lino of busi
ness. tCTSADDLES, BRIDLES and HAR
NESS, made ahd repaired at the shortest
notico and on the most reasonable terms.
Bloomsburg, April 21, 1838.
A Newt landlord,
Bloom Township, Columbia County, Pa.
THE subscriber embraces this opportunity
to inform his friends and tho public in gen
eral, that ho has taken the house formerly occupied
by JACOB DOMBOY. Ife invites his friends
from Ordngcville, and iravellcrs, to honor him with
their custom, and assures Ihcm that no pains shall
bo spared to make their stay at liU house as ogrcca
blo as possible. "
Shall at all times be supplied with the Best and
Choicest Liquors, and Tables shall be larded
with all the delicacies the market affords his sta
bles shall be clean and airy, and an attcntivo hostler
will at all times bo ready and willing to tako care
of tho horses. A variety of the latest and most in
teresting newspapers shall bo procured to wait the
pleasure of his customers. In short nothing shall
be left undone to deserve a liberal share of tho public
patronage. SAMUEL ltlCKEIt.
Orangevillc, April 28, 1838.
HAS just received tho Spring Fashions from
Philadelphia, and is ready to make all kinds
of garments in the newest and most fashionable
Bloomsburg, May 5, 1838.
NOTICE is hereby given, that agreea
bly to an Act of General Assembly of the
Uommonwealtli of Pennsylvania, passed
the 13th of March, 1815, and entitled "An
act to amend the act entitled an act direct
ing the mode of selling unseated lands for
taxes and fo'l other' purposes," the follow
ing Tracts of Land will bo sold at Public
Vendue, on the second Monday of June
next, at the Court House in the Borough of
Danville, in the county ol Columbia, lor
arrearages of Taxes due, and the cost ac
crued on each lot respectively;
Acres. Warrantee names.
382 Ashton Gcorec
Boasley Johnson .
Barron Thomas, Jr;
Barran John, Jr.
Bomb John Jr.
Cunnih'gham Thomas" .
Cope Thomas P.
,Lemmons Matthew and? ,
Ruckel John Jr. 5
Miller George and
Raver George Jr.
Fox John (in part)
Gordon Jane (in part)
Hunter Robert (in part)
Hains Josiah do.
Johnson Margaret (in part)
Lebo Henry (in part)
Miller Thomas (in part)
Cope Thomas P.
30 Melieh Samuel
30 Montgomery Robert
235 Lcttles Matthias
400 Dovcnbauch Joint
305i Immel Christian
375 Kinner Robert
50 Kunkle John
430 Agnes Alexander
100 Bowman William
150 Colt Nathaniel
430 McHenry Edward
200 McHenry Daniel
330 McHenry Precilla
334 Strawbridge Alexander
200 Young John
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, To
owners ot unseaieu lanus anu outers con
cerned," that I have authorised and empow
ered Jacob Hibler, Clerk of tho Commis
sioners for Columbia county, m case of my
absence, to receive payment of taxes on
unseated lands, in thd different townships of
said county, and to give roccipts and other
sufficient acquittances and discharges for
tho same for me, and iff my name, placo,
and stead. Landholders and others inter
ested, are requested to attend by themselves
or agents, at tho' Commissioner's Office, in
Danville, in said county, and pay their tax
es before tho 1 1th day of Juno-next; when all
the tracts upon which arrearage taxes aro
due and unpaid, will be exposed for sale, as
H. McWILLIAMS, Treasurer,
March 29, 1838.
THE subscribers respectfully inform their cus-
tomcrs and tlio pubho generally, that, thev
Iiavojust received aud aro now opening at tho
Jl Large and Choice Assortment of
selected with care, and suitable for the season) which
in addition to 'their former stock, presents to tl10
consumer, as large a variety, as can bo found In anv
of the country stores, '
( Their present stock embraces almost every article
in demand in tho market, in tho
DRY GOOD LINE.
They have also an extensive Assortment 0
Fish, Salt, Iron, Steel, Paints, Drugs,
Due Stuffs, for. Rt a-
All of which they offer to sell very low for Cash, or
in excJinnrrn ar OsmtWr.
O- UU'J 4 WUUIHT,
ni , RUPERT BARTON.
Bloomsburg, May 12, 1838. 3
HE subscribers havo just received, at their old
establishment, in lllnnmslnirrr n now 01. 1
general assortment of Goods, laid in with great care,
and suitablo for tho present and approaching sea
sons ; which, with their former stock, they Hatter
themselves, presents as various a choice of goods as
can be had in any part of the country, and which
they arc disposed to part with at tho Iowost price
for Cath or in cxehanim fur fimintnr Vrn.
... . . O- " J tVUMVfc.
Their Stock of
consists of all varieties of the manufacturics of Silk,
Flax. Cotton, and Wool, nml llipir
binations, in England, Franco and America.
Superfine, tflnc, Common, aud Coarse Cloths,
Casslmcrs and Ssattlnetts ;
the Coarsest to
ihe Finest texture; a
mong the latter an as
sorltnenl of French Chintz,
es, Muslins and Calicoes of new Md
superb patents, Silks and Silk Vestinss,
unuinii jJiiiiuiiCTCiiiejsi eye, iriSn
Jinens, dressed and undrescd;
French Jatons and brown
d-roceries & Iriquorg,
Sucar. Coffee. Chocolate. Ten. Snirna nf nil trinita
several kinds mid qualities of Urandy, Spirits, Ruin,
vv nisKcy, w ino anu Aioiasses;
Krilvcs and Forks, Cutlery, Saddlery, Coach and
Woeon mountinus and trirnminirs. Scvlhpa. Mill
and i CUt SnlVS. TaaU fnr IllackemitWii RWmn.
kcrg,8addlcrs, Tailoni, Carpenters and b'th'cr me
g 3 23 51 S3" Sf S W&fflSo
Crockery Ware, Cedar Ware,
WMLIjOIFJUYW OTIltJU ii.iskf.ts,
and a thousand and one other articles wluch it is
impossible separately to mention.
Paints, Drugs and Dye Siuflft.
PISH, Oil. & PLASTER,
IROtf &1YD STEEL.
of all kinds and qualities of foreign and domestic
Dont throw tiway good bargains by neglecting to
WILLIAM McRELVY Co.
nio'omsburg, May 12, 1838. 3
FRUIT A1TD CAET&IES.'
VJt AISONS, all kinds of Candies, Rock candy,
MM "11 kind of Nuts, Oranges, Figs, Prunes, Le
mons, &c. &c. &c. for salo by
D. S. tOBIAS.
Evans' Cammomile Pills,
Waralitcd to bo genuine.
Anderson's Pills, & all other kinds of Pills;
Fly Stone, to kill Flies with.
Fish Seed, to catch fish with.
Spunges, for sale at
TOBIAS' Health Emporium.
"POLISHING POWDER', to clean and polish
JL mi Kinus 01 juciai. anu Jlorso 1'owdcr, for
sale a tho cheap Drugstore, in Bloomsburg, by
V, S. TOBIAS.
TP ANTED AN APPRENTICE
to he PRINTING HUSINESS. A smart active
toil, from 14 to 10 years of age, will receive go6d
encouragement, upon application at this oflicc.
A Young Iady,
Qualified to Teach the Enclish Branches, is de
sirous of engaging in a8choolfor the Summer.
Application to be mado at this Oflicc.