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Me 19th inst, says thu New Beihn J hums,
iS'uvncn the lionrs of 1 mill 2 o'clock', tlid
bMrm of Uro was given, and upon cxmiua
Uoii it was discovered lo ho in tho, public
uso occupied and owned by Mr. Samuel
uaiiu, wnieii was entirety ennsumeu wuu
iirly all its contents. Ucforo tho citizens
die place add those In attendance at Court,
lulu arrive at tho sceno of conflagration',
I' I ' I iiHi 1 . t i
d wnoio uunuiug was wrapped in one
nie, and presented a spectacle awtully
bli'mc, which, for a moment, Deemed to
ir'alizo the efforts tlial we're then being
r i . . . .i , ,i 1 4 ' , . i
(ie to arrest inc devouring element, uy
I .1. i. i .
ftrfea mat u was lmnossiDic io prevent its
Aal destruction. The dainago wo are in-
niftd is estimated to be between 3 and
00 dollars, of which Mr. Aurand was
Several individuals who were regular
i i ..-.i i 11. .11 i..i
inters, anu a large iuimm;r uiai nau laitcn
lodgings (hiring tjl'o week lost nearly all
ir clothing, ah J some 61" theni barely cs-
ed witn their live . .
tlahe dnicjdl.'teport of the inspectors, re
t(y pbllsWfed, states, .tKdl 1,240,901
els', ami jjfl703 half barrels' oX hour,
e inspected in the city of New Ydtk; in
iSycar 183&- vaiue $9,003,750.
fSmith tJavis, charged with cCunicrfeil-
2 bills on the Morris Canal bank, after oc
ying the Cdurt of Hie city of New York
gfive days, has bceii cohvicted. He has
agn for ten or fifteen years engaged in this
usiness, anu mniisscu cuusiuuruuie jirupcr
H. girl at Westficldtass.aiid ciho at Col-
hester, Conn, wuro burnt to death a few
since by their clothes taking tiro.
Natchcs, Miss, paper says " An af-
ly tooK place in liOuisiana, opposite
foksburg, ont Wednesday, tho 23d ult. be-
keen a uaptaiu rerry anu a ivir. junuy,
pWfh resulted in ihe death of the latter.
was sum unuugii uiu uuuy hum u uiub-
Captain Parry lias since been' held to
in the sum of $3000.
Joshua Jones, tried at Potter county,
nsylvania, for the murder of his wife,
been found guilty and sentenced to be
our persons were buried beneath an ava-
he of snow at Malbaie, Lower Canada,
fortunately extricated without injury.
lib Cleveland Intelligencer of a late date
ains a call for a public meeting, to take
consideration the establishment of a rail
between that place and'Piltsburg. The
e adds, " the time has come when ac-
jnust be had on that all important sub-it
he Rev. Mr. Mitchell, American Mis-
aiy, died at.Signapore, Oct. 2d.
Ihe tier-mint estimates tlie loss of life bv
rcccnt cartltchirike at Martinique, at
,500 persons. This, however, is believed
few davs slricc one of the burthen cars
tfUh'e Chambersburg Itail Boad, took (ire
ort distance, from Nowvillo. and before
liaSuld be extinguished, the car and nearly
ts contents were consumed. The loss
.. .... .
timateu at auoiu wiouu.
;Kentucky paper states thai Col. R. M.
iison will not be a candidate for the Vice
jidency for the next term, and adds that
friends are going to bring him out as a
fjidate for tho next Gdventor of Kentuc-
io latest intelligence fromMexico states
General Santa Anna had been appoint-
iPrcsident of Mexico ad interem, while
resident iluslumonto nt the head nf 4000
Pj Was fo march against Ccncral Urea at
liuring the year 1B38, tl'ri government
iwM United Stales have caused to be made
cannon fbricld artillery; 71 cinnon for
isoii ier'vic'd, 1520 percussion cannon
s, 52,700 shiall arms, 347 gun carriages
rjfiid for the miUii'd, father 80 cannon for
ill artillery, and; 1(1,800 small arms.
I t appears from a late report that there
Pfe bh the nth December last, one hun-
M anfl riftt.-hl'n KiiV,ll in tin i,iatifi,fa fnf
v r mi, iiiu iuiud II. .ill. iiiginuiu iui
fttfafand Ddihb of NbV York. The
we has contributed for the support of this
pWane Institution, nearly twenty thousand
Wgrs during the past year.
AltRlED On tho 21st inst. bv the
m William J. tlyrq, Mr. Isaac PeUil
Viss .ydia MUUIiim, bbth of Minim.
oparted this life on Thursday,' the 21st
ebrUary, Emzabctii, aged" 2 years, Q
mo, unu u unys, uaugiiier oi uaniel and
U Roat, of Blodm township."
though Our daughter is dead and gone,
wa hopp to meet another day,
v.f wiiva Biut uui unoti pan away.
,N TitcsJny tho 12th Inst. between. Blooms.
uurg unu dgjiyiown, or m uioomsuurg, a
WAIiIiBT POCKE BOOK,
contftln nfr One Hfk Dnltitr Hilt nn dm Mt,lC
kill Dank of Pliiladclpliia. and ono 5 Dollar Jill I
A .. 1 1 . 1 .'. .1 T it 1 . T 1 . . 1 ni i .
iiiu uAtuuugu uaiiu, i-iiisuurg. i no subscri
bers nnmc is writlnn in llm Wnllrt in Urnolr
diircrcnt places. Tho finder shall bo liberally rc-
ivarueu uy leaving mo nuovo wallet Willi U. UoelJler
in Bloom, or by delivering it to tho subscriber in
Dinville. B. 1. ALWOOD;
Danville, Feb. 23, 1830;
To tho PJliNTJNG BUSINESS,
wanted at this Office. A smart active lad,
15 or 10 years of age will receive good cn-couragcrricriu
A Desirable Opportunity for Arcw Sub
inc fouimt Volume ol titn
. AMERICAN MONTHLY REVIEW,
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account of tho popular lileratuie of tho day, with
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mong bthbrs, the following sdbjects will be
particularly cxempliftcd. , .
77ie Horse and the Dog, in alt their vari
eties, with every requisite information re
specting Purchase, Breeding, Breaking, and
The Art of Gunning, in all its branches,
including Rifle and Pistol Shooting, with
ample directions atid valuable Hints to ydung
Tho Natural History of American Game
Angling; with an account tif Anierican
Boating And Sailing, with a full de
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interesting account of the principle Clubs.
Archery, with its Customs, &c. and a
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Swimming, Skating, Quoits, Cricket,
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Forming, in tho whole, a valuable Cyclo
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More Bridges to Let.
THE Co'hiinUbioncrs of Columbia County will
rcccivo proposals and enter into contracts
with tho lowest mid best bidders; at Hie houie of
Isaac C. Johnson, Esq. Innkeeper, In Orangeville,
on Tuesday tho 10th day df March ricxt. (biddings
to be closed at 3 o'clock, P. M.) for building tho
following bridges in said county, lis folldvvs!
Tor building a Bridgo acioss Fishing Cr'cfck, at
tho moutli of Huntington Creek, at br near Lazarus'
Ford, in Fishing Creek township lo liavo stone
abutments 21 feet long, 10 feet thick, and 12 feet
high front low water mark, with wing walls to ex
tend into the bank 20 feet. Tho superstriicturd to
consist of d single wooden arch, 132 feet long, by
20 feet wide, froin out, to out.
ALSO For Rebuilding a Bridgo across Fishing
Creek at or near tlie dwelling houso of Moses Mc
Ilenry, in said townfhip; Tho abutments and piers
of ttio old bridgo to bo completely ri paired, and a
Draco Bridgo superstructure erected thereon 121
Both Bridget tiro io bo put under gooc shinglo
Nof, to' extend ten feet beyond tlie Pace of tho dbnt
Plans and spcificatlori3 of ho work will bo ox
hibitcd at the'tjino and placo of letting. '
JOSE I'll BROBST,
Comminioners' Oflico, i
DwrUle.Fcb, lp, 1?80J
The Commissioners of Colombia coun-
ty liavo tho pleasure to.acklowledge the re-
f.ffi-,4 'rtC 'n ,TAM. .. I . C A C I 1 1
"ii v u lie. ii auk Vl iriutuuiuiugicai
Itlslruments, consisting of a Bardhlofelr, two
Tlicrmornetcrs, a Self-Registering Ther
mometer, anu a min Uuage; lilrnislied to
this county by the Committee on Meieorolo-
n.t nC .l.n T.1 ..t-i:.. t Jc Tl. ,
jr ui mi; x luimiin iijsiiuuu ui Pennsylva
nia, out of tho sum bf foii'f thotlsand dollars
annronriatcd bv the lnolslnture nt thpir soo.
sion in 1837, and placed at the disposal of
tho ioint nnmmittpn fnr tlie fidvnnppmnnl nf
ivieteoroiogy oi uio American 1'hilosoplu
cal Society and Franklin Institute, with a
view of obtalnlntr p.vefv information on llm
subject of dlimatc that may be. interesting,
to the agriculturalist especially. Regular
reports arc requested to be made to the
committe'e, and rolls furnished for that ptir
poso.convenient to note all obscrvatirins con-
neclcd Vilh tlie subject. They have betn
left for the present with Dr. Magill, to whole
care they were Uircclcd for the use of ille
county , 1
COR. CLACKNER, .
Danville, Feb. tjtli, 1839;
A NEW THRESHING MACHINE.
STAKLY & HOWARD'S
SireM3 EJOKSE POWER,
Upon the Principle of a leather Belt In
The advantage of tho Machine over all
others is, that it can bo operated with , a
single horse, and requires but two men to
work it, while it occupies but a small space
in a barn. Tho power can also be applied
to wood sawinn, turninsr, or to operate ma
ny other kinds of machinery for Mechani
cal purposes. Any person wishing to per
chase the right of a single power, or for
townships, can obtain it upon application to
the subscribers; living in Muncy. township
Lycoming county Pa; . . . . ,.. ,
. 11A1KES, THOMAS, 5l Co;
P. S. Letters directed to the subscribers
oh the subject, io Muncy Pi 0. will be
promptly attended to. . ,
Muncy, Fdl). 0th 1839: 41
Dr. LEWIS' MOYER.
Hcrebv informs all those indebted in him:
either bv NOTE nr BOOK", lhnt he in.
tends to leave this place, and wishes that
tney wouiq seine tiietr accounts .belore tlie
2fith of Felirnarv nnvt. Aflir llmt rlntn h'ta
lioolts Will be put into the hdnds p.f. a Jus
IILU UI lliu X Cillili lilt UUllUKllUll. lie win
be at home every Wednesday and Satur-
day. , ... . .
Blooni3burg, Feb. 0th 1839. 41
N tho night ofth'c7tli inst. the houso of the
subscriber was broken open and his desk rob
bed of about20 dollars in money and some valuable
papers, by a boy named WASHINGTON alias
GEORGE WILLIAMSON, from Minim county,
aged about 19 years. Said boy is about 5 feet u
inches high, sandy hair, full face, and liad on a blue
froek coat and blue pantaloons. Thoabovo reward
will be paid for his apprehension; and conviction.
Said boy' had been an apprentice to the subscriber
to the blacksmithing bushiest, and had left his scr
vice the samo evening.
Bloomsburg, Jan. 12, 1839.
A handsome youiig
.MARE AND SM3IGII.
Y CjlHE Subscriber oners for salo cheap, a hand-
somo young bay Marc, well broken to cither
saddle or harness, together with a handsome sleigh
with harness, all nearly new and in good order.
. GEORGE W; DREISBACH.
Hemlock tp. Jan. 12. 183d. 38 tf.
LL persons indebted to tho subscriber, arc re
quested to make payment on or before tho first
day of March next. Thoso who neglect this notico
may expect to bo called on by a Constable, without
tall or J urtlicr notice.
GEORGE W. DREISriACH.
Hemlock tp. Jan. 12. 1839, , 38 tf.
IS hereby given to all who aro indebted to tho
snbsrribpr. eithcrno Hook. TVotpn. nr .TinWmpntann
, . 1 , -.""O'"" ," "
Dockets, that they must come forward, and settle olf
tueir respecuvo uucs uciween now anu tne lirst uay
of Febuary, 1839, or they will be severely dealt
Willi. , ,., UAlMULl U11U&5).
llloomsbiirg Dec. 29th 1838. , 3tit!i
i5CT;M CAlHElV MOTER;
French Isiiciuiiatism Boctor,
. From Beading,
Informs the public that he tias returned
td Bloomsburgi after hii abscence since Ju
ly last, and can be found at the Hotel of
Daniel Snyder, where he will boat all times
ready to attend to pations, who aro afllictcd
tvhh" Rheumatic pains in the limbs or body.
Bloomsburg Dec. 20tlt 1838. 30
Of superior Stone Coal, received and for
sale by HUPEjllT i BARTON.
HUGH McJPl LLIAMS, Esq. Treasurer in account with the County of Columbia',
from the first day of January, until the Hist day of December, 1838j both days
To balance in tho Treasury
at last settlement.
To Cash received of.the sev-
crai vyoucctors uurmg- lirst
do. do. 2d,
do; do. 3d,
llr). in 4lli
Tax on unseated iands.
To cash received of tho sev
eral School Collectors;
Balance in the hands of Hugh
hr. . . Doll's. ct$i
Balance duo theTreasurer on . , ,
last settlement, 1763 CTi
By Cash paid oriCommission- .. ,
ers' orders, f 6954 iili
By Treasdfer'fl feomm'issionsi 253 io
Balance !ri the Tre'asiity,
M'Williams, liito Treasurer, $1520 75
"WE, the undersigned, Commissioners of the Courtly of Columbia, have examined
tho above accounts, compared them with the vouchers, and find them just and correct-
witness our nanus mis nintn nay ouanuary, a. jj. lfcjyu. we further certify, thaf
there is the amount of six hundred and sixty-thiee Uollars-and fortv-two cent3 of
county orders in circulation;
COll. CLACKNER, .
Of the County of Columbia, its per
J reasurcr tnereoj, auring tne year
Assessors wages, 500
jtlrors wages and mileage, 1268
Constables attending courts, 51
Constables making r'eturris
and mileage, , 86
School fund, 203
Commissioners and Clerks'
, wage3, , 498
Yiews of ro'ads arid bridgesj 212
Stale costs, 298
Election General, , 172
Contingent expenses, includ
ing two coal stoves arid
pump at j ail, 151
orders issued by the Commissioners on fAc
one thousand eight hundred and thirty-tight.
Cts.W Dolli: Cts.i
12 Amount brought tip; 3546 03j
48 Printing and Stationary; .
00 Bridge building and repairing!
99 II Auditors wages; , , . r,
00 Prothbndtarys and Clerks
50 Coroners fees,
75 Jailor s and Sheriffs fees;
54 II Court crier,
40 Wolf, panther and fox. scalps;
. 92 74
i . . i . . , . , ... , ,
WE, the undersigned, Auditors; duly elected to settle and adjust the accounts or the
County of Columbia, do certify, that wo have examined the foregoing accounts, and wd
do report a balance in favor of tho county, in tho Trcasuiy, to the amount bf fifteen hiiri
dred and twenty dollars and seventy-five and one-half cents. , . , i
Witness our hands', this ninth day of January, A. D. 1839;,
JOHN BIDDLE, , .
.GEO. II. WILLETS,
To County Hates and Levies for 183567--&"y
8 from Collectors;
Jacob Rissel, jr.
James C. Sproul;
Daniel G auger;
Whole am' f. .Paid.
1835 1418 35 1228 32J
901 51 325 43
1830 1359 53 1070 44
" 763 39 444 50
' 583 46 312 02
1837 1900 96 022 16
i 935 03 670 25
" 615 01 515 23
" 885 36 789 82
090 82 618 45
432 50 334 64
" 428 2jj 311 87,
424 54 353 90
!$05, 73 ?77 12.
1838 613 35; 256 67i
401 37 UI 71
' 544 45 445 70
411 12 136 00
210 14 . , .. ,
703 07 125 00
957 25" 169 50
513 59 247 50
'' 189 48. ,50 00
' 410 67 175 40
555 C'J 131 00
242 70; . 30 OfJ
' 1201 7Q 300 Od
i 375 27 207 10
927 40 144 73
$8 732 89
'WE, tho undersigned, Commissioners, have .iiscertained from the Treasurer
ks. the balanco duo the Connty of Columbia eight thdiisand seven hundred and
y-l wo dollars aud. eighty -nino cents; (errors excepted.) . CLACKNER