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TV following arc the ofllulal results of
ihr ''residential election, so far as ascer
31,019 . ' -25,483
Total votes, 57,402
Van Burun, 21.8S0 maj. '0,324
Total votos, 50,100
Total votes, 02,292
124,781 mnj. 23,375
Total votes, 273,831
Harrison, 144,018 -
Vac Unrein 143,075 maj.
Total vole, 288,030
3.2G2 maj. 1,950
Curious feat of Spidcrs.
Colirier relates a cutious occ
The Lowell I
a cutious occurrence which
recently took p'uco in that city. Mr. Ho
land Lyman, a jeweller, left a gold ring with
a piece of paper, for a label, lying within
t nrt.it. I.ia kh.t.1. 'I'l... .! I.
it, uiuu 1119 UkMUII. X 110 IH'Al illuming I1U
fouittl that a laWB b aek slider, from the
ceiline bvethadi had attached his web to tho
paper( and raised that and the ring one inch.
In the course of a week he raised it eight
inches, lie was then driven away by a
small blown spider. Another black one
afterwards attached his web to it, and in
three days raised it to the height of four
teen inches fiom the table, when by some
means, the web was broken. Tho weight
of tho paper and ring was twelve grains.
Motion. Ono Would suppose that mo
tion was the most perspective thing in the
creation, yet it is not soi A perou on
board a ship under way, would not perceive
thai she had left the war I', but by looking
upon steadfast objects. The motion of the
world was not discovered until a lale day:
and the blood had traversed ihu veins of the
'human species for nearly six thousand
years bclorc it was known that it surredi
IMPORTANT FROM CANTON.
The ship Ann McKim.ftom Ganton June
25th, arrived at this port yesterday, but
from sonme cause we did not receive our
papers. We havo verbal intelligence that
the British squadron, having 50U0 troops
on board, was about to blockade the port of
Canton, while the remainder had gono on to
tho Yellow Sea, intending to reach Pekin.
The blockade, we are informed, was to put
in force on the 28th of June.
N. Y. New Era.
Total votes, 8,470
Van Buren, 55,320 inaj. 15,808
Total votes, 120,448
- New Jersey.
Van Buren, 31,031-
Total votes, 04.485
812.510 maj. 13,203
Total votes, 410,791
"40,201 maj. 411
Total votes, 93,009
31,989 maj, 8.320
32,010 maj. 25,873
Total votes, 91,105
Tnc names of several gentlemen have
. been mentioned by the Federal newspapers
in different portions of tho Slate, as their
candidate for tho next Governor, viz: Hon.
Tho. M.T. MeKcnnon, Harmar Denny;
Walter Foiward, Richard Biddle,Amos Ell
maker, John Strohin, Charles Naylor, Ner
Middleawarth, Nathaniel P. Ilobatt.Joseph
Lawrence, George W. Tolaud, Charles
Ogle; and Henry Snyder.
THE TROUBLES COMMENCED !
The disturbances in the wigwam have
already commenced and ihe old General,
according to ihe last accounts, had been
worked up into a pet, by the innumerable
petitions which had been coming in from
Ids constituents, who aided in. placing him
into the presidential chairand who, out
of respect, for him and his station, are now
ready lo destroy his comfort even bufnro he
has entered upon the duties of his office, by
demanding of him their share of thespuils,
and requiting him to act in accordance with
their bargain, Fusion Sent.
Sudden Death From the MaucJi
Chunk Courier of Saturday last, we learn
that si man named Rich, residing in Co.
uynglmm, Lnz'rno cnnniy, in tills Slate,
formerly of Philadelphia,' waa found lying
on his back, dead, at the foot of a rockiwiih
the stopper of his powder horn in his
mnulh, a gun lyiui under him, am! his
clothes completely burnt off, '.'It suppos
ed that soveral liuokshotaiui ihe wild pusscd
trough his body.
Compulsory Education. In PrUissia,
tho parent who keeps his child from school
between the ages ot seven and lourtcen, is
by law punishable by a tine ol Ou. per
waek, or, it he refuse to pay it, by impris
omncnt. 1 his law is strictly cnlurccd in
some of the towns.
The two puppies. Zijica on a Dog's
Steal me not ! Myself and collar,
Both are barely worth a dollar,
Puppies should befriend each oilier,
See me home then dearest brother.
Advice. Be extremely sareful lo mind
two things iu this beautiful world;
1st. Your own business,
2nd. Let other people's alono.
Cantankerous Infants. A boxing match
took plate a short tuna since, in lMiglami
between two old men, one 75 and the ovher
78 years of age.
Young children you should never lot
Your angry passions rise,
Vonr liltlx lunula wire nevet made
To tear eacli oilieis eyes."
The Lexington Intelligencer of the 14th
elates that the corn crop of Kentucky this
year is unusually large, and will peihaps
surpass any that lias ever before been pro
duced in ihe Slate.
JJrownea uut. A man shot near one
hundred musk rats yesterday at high water,
along the embankment of a meadow, sever
al miles below the citv. A good and vain
able days work each skins being worth
twenty cents. 1 al. uaz.
Tho Richmond Star stales that tho young
man who was with tho assassin of Profes
sor Davis, has confessed the whole matter
The perpelrelor is said to be very wealthy
and highly connected m South Carolina.
His name is not given.
The ladies of Norwich, Conn., arc hold
ing meeting, and taking active Measures for
the building of a monument to Uncus, the
last hero of the .Mohicans.
Remedy for a Fit of Passion. Walk
out in the open air; you may speak your
mind to the wind without hurting any one,
or proclaiming yourself a simpleton.
A gentleman in Alabama gets his boots
blacked ready for every Sui.day, by inakiuv
his negro wear them every Satutday. Sam
bo is so bUek the shine strikes through I
Good. Tho wife of William Bell, Esq.
P. M. at Fontana, Walworth Oo. Wiscon
sin, in 31 months, has given birth to four
fit children ot the leal Durham breed; all
Virginia Slate Dcbt.-Tha Norfolk
Beacon slates that the public debt of the
Slate of Virginia at the present time is $0
500,000, exclusive of loans authorized fur
works of interna! improvement amounting
to S3, 442, 120, Total debt, $9,042, 130.
Illinois Coal, A boat load of coal arriv
al St. Louis on the 12ih i.ist. from the
mines of E. W. Risque, Esq., in Calhoun
Melancholly Suicikt. Tho New York
Journals stale that Nathaniel Prime, Esq.
lale of ihe firm of Prime, Ward Si King,
Bankers, committed suieido on Thursday,
20 till, by culling his throat with a razor.
He was about seventy-four years of agp,
and the possessor of an ample fortune. As
no cause can be discovered for tho commis
sion of the act, it is supposed that the de
ceased was (einporarily deranged.
"Intelligence has reached Aus'in that a
nothcr revolution has occurred iu the city
of Movico that Gomez Ferias is in tho
Presidential chair, and Bustamente, tho
redeposed, is al the head of two thousand
men some lepgues from the capital."
On Sunday last week, seven prisoners
made their escape from the jail at Syracuse,
N. York. Two have since been caught.
Tho five still at larger are Aaron Wadkins,
(negro) Geo. Schuyler, (negro) Chatles
Blood, Martin Bcddington, and James II.
Sims. The Sheriff has offered a reward
df ono hundred dollars for their apprehen
sion, or twenty-fivo dollars for cither of
Southern Boundary. Tho boundary
line between the United States and Texas,
when established it is said will leave Mil
ler county, Arkansas, wholly within tha lim
its ol Texas.
North Carolina Senators. Tho Hon.
Willie Maugum and William A. Graham.
have been ele ted to the U. S. Senate by
the Legislatuie of North Carolina, in place
ot Messrs. mown anu Estrange, resigned.
Savs John Taylor Place the democracy
on the one side aud the nobility ou the oth
er; engage them in hostilities, and view tho
combat; let tho warfare bo tnbral orphvsical
still it would be like lli.it of a combat bj-
tween a univeisu and an atom,
Alexander McLcod ofQuccnslon U. C
was arrested ou 1 hursdav last week at
Lcwision,upon a charge of having been en
gaged in the Caroline uutiagc on the night
ol Uecemuer 2U lbJ7, A largo number
witnesses have been called, among othcis
Capl. Appleby, ihe commander of the ves
set. 1 he examination is still front!! ou.
Another Suicide. Richard Childs.Eeo
a gentleman of highly respectable stundini
in Boston, committed suicide, by cutting his
throat, on Saturday morning last. N
cause U given for committing tho act.
Tho Hon. Henry A. Muhlenberg, Min
ister Plenipotentiary of the Uhited Slates. to
the Court ol Vienna, arrived in Philadel
phia on Monday last.
Tho llarriiburg papers have issued their
annual proposals for furnishing their sheets
to all who may be desirous of possessing
themselves of a news paper printed at the
Capitol of the state. Not having room to
publish their prospectus at large, we havo
copied below their terms. Tho Reporter,
Keystone, and State Capitol Gazelle, aic
Democratic, and the Intelligencer, federal.
TERMS OF THE REPORTER.
For the session, twice a week, iu ad
For the whole ycarj ' 3,00
Any person forwarding nvij session sub
scribers, and the money, shall havo a sixth
copy for his trouble.
W. D BOAS.
MARRIED At Berwick on Thursday
last, fcy the Rv. I. Bahl, Mr. PETER
HAGENBUCil.of Bloom township, to
Miss JULIA LAN DB ACK, of Briar creek
On Thursday of last week, by the Rev
I. Bahl, Mi. SAMUEL COWER, to Miss
SUSAN RIGHT, both of Briar creek
In Danville, on Thursday of last week.bv
the Rev. Mr. Eyer, Mr WASHINGTON
HARDER, of Caitawissa, to Miss MARY
daughter of Mr. Martin M'Alister of Dan
ln 1-airniount tivn-nshra J.uzcrne co. on
Thursday ihe 20ih Nov. last by the Re
Geo. C. Drake, Mr. EZ12KIEL ItjtlNl
ot SUg;lt!oal,"CoI. eo to Miss ANNA
daughter of Mr. Michael Thouus of tho
TERMS OF THE KEYSTONE.
During the session semi-weekly 2 00
Vor the yeear 3 00
Any person forwarding us S2.00 shall te
ccivo thu Keystone from the time of sub
scribing to the close of the session or six
opics will bo scut lo any one office for
All Post Masters are invited to act as a
gents for the Keystone, in receiving subscri
icrs and rcmiiing money lo us; and any one
signifying his willingness lo act as such,
shall receive a list uf our subscribers in His
town and neighborhood, with our terms of
BARRET & PARKE.
Hanisbnrg, Nov. 18, 1840.
TERMS OP THE STATE CAPITOL GA
I he State Capitol Gazelle will be pub
liahed twice a week during the sittings of
ihe Legislature, and once a week for the 10
mainder of the year, at the following pri
The session only, (twice a week,) S2 00
The whole year, 3 00
Postmasters and others friendly to the
Democratic catiEO, are respectfully reques
ted lo leceive subscriptions to this paper.
Any person procuring us live good subscri
bers, shall be entitled to the sixth copy
gratis; or any person procuring five good
subscribers and forwarding $10 frco of pos
tajro shall be entitled to tho remainder for
his trouble, aud in the same proportion for
a larger number.
HENLOCK & BRATTON.
DIED On Monday evening last sud
denly, Mr. CALEB FOWLER, of Briar
creek, aged about 20 years.
THE undersigned having purchased tho
Book-Binding established in Milion, in
forms the publis that he is now prepared to
do all kindy of Binding in the cheapest and
most substantial manner.
BILAWM. BSJGS&S '
Of all descriptions will be done lo ordot
at the shortest notice.
All kinds of country produce will be la-'
kau in exchange for work.
H. L. DIEFFNBACII.
Milion, Dee. 5, 1840-
THE subscriber would respectfully in
form his customers and the public goner
ally, that he has just received from Now
Plates of Fashions
and drafts for cutting garments, by which
he is enabled to cat in the newest fisliions
not only ol New York, but of London; and
make up in thu fust stile for Autumn and
Tho Subscriber returns his sincere
thanks for past favors, and respectfully
solicits n continuance, promising on his
part, every exertion to render general satis
faction. BARNARD RUPERT.
Bloimsburg; Nov. 28, 1840. .
3o So HieiilSa
INFORMS Iiis friends and customers that he ho
just received tho latobt
FAI.L.& WINTER FASHTOKS,
from PHILADELPHIA, and is now prepared to do
work in tho most fathionalle style, and iu a work
manliko manner, at short notice. Ho thanks his
friemU for former f&vprs, and solicits, a coniinunnco
of their custom,
liloauishurs, Oct. 31, S7tf.
sirs, ii iiowitiAif
iS jut received from Philadelphia, and opeftt
cd at lltt
SSISW 3J1 ASSY'S dZftDRtSg
next door to A. llardcv's mid ncarlv onnofcile
AtOMM. Rupert & Barton's, a largo assottmcnt
Silk and Straw Bonnets, Bonncl Silht
and trimings, Uibbons of all kinds,
Ladies Olovesi Mils, handker
chiefs, Shawls and Stock
ings, Braids, Cords, La
dies and Child rent
Shoes, Bois Caps
which wili ho offered to her friends and tho public)
at rcaioriahks prices, for cash or f reduce.
UluouiBburr;, .Nov. 14, 1840.
THE'Suhsfcribcr has just received
A NEW AND SPLENDID ASSORT
MENT OF GOODS,
suitable to the season, such as
Dry Goods, Groctries, Liqiiors, Hard
ware, Qucensware, Shoes, Bonnets,
Fine Cloth, NcU and Hair Seal
Caps, yc. ij-c.
all of which will be offered for sale litlld
lower than ever has been sold in this zawu
try for cash only or exchange for country
The Subscriber having a long Oxperiefico
in business is convinced that it will be much
to the puichascrs advantage, as well as thrj
Merchants.lo sell for PROMPT PAY and
LOW PROFITS, thereby turning the
profits twice a year at 12J per cent. Is beU
tor than ono turn and three year credits at
thirty three per cents
Call and examine my goods and yotl wilt
be suited in quality and prices.
Caitawissa, Nov. 21, 1840.
N. B. No credit gave for longer limd
than three months.
TERMS OF THE
DAILY AND SEMI-WEEKLY
J'ENK SVLVANIA INTET.LICJ ENUER
During ihe ensuing session of the Legis
lature, the Pennsylvania Intelligencer vill
be published Daily and Semi-Weekly, on
.-the follow n terms :
Daily during the session
Daily during the session aul semi
weekly during the remainder of
Ihe year, per annum,
Semi-weekly during tho session and
weekly during the remainder of
the year, per annum,
The Daily papar will be published on a
sheet sufficiently largo to contain full reports
of the doing of both branches of the Legisla
ture, sketches of Congressional proceedings
and the general news of the times, togeth
er with miscellaneous articles on a variety
The Semi-weekly paper wili be publish
ed on a sheet of double-medium size, and
will contain as much reading matter as any
paper ever published in Ilarrisburg.
TTE Subscriber would rospcctfully informs Ids
friends and tho public generally, that ho con
tinues to car7 on the business of luanufactuiin;;
CSSMtSS AIE SJEHEES,
of almost every variety of pattern rind finish; anil
that he will allcnd to turning any article in wood
that nuy bo ordered. Ho will also attend to
II 311313 & ORNAflfET ALi
in all their hranchos; and ropectfully,6olicits a con
tinuance of public favor. Turning shop on Mar
ket street, nearly opposite tho Printing oflico o f tho
Columbia County Register finiliing tshop on tho
main street nearly opposite Gcorgo Wcnver'u store.
Eloomsburg September 19, 1810,
CURE YOUR COUGH BEFORE IT IS
TOO LATE. REMEMBER, delays aro danger
ous. Thousand dioannuallyfiom thatolreailfuldi
eaa CONSUMPTION, which mis ht have been
checked at tho commencement, and disappointed of
its prey, u proper means had been reeoi teU to. t In
very many who havo thus been snatched from tha'
fatal ravager, by tho timely jisn of Dr. SVVAVNBS
COMPOUND OF WI.U) OHERRV,
hear tcstamony to this day, annojucing tho cure,
tho wonderful euros, performed by the use of this
invaluable medxiuc. For salo at
Tobias1 Health Emporium Bhonuburg.
Nov. 7, 1810. 'J8,
THE PRINTER WANTS
A FEW BUSHELS OF
Whcatj Sttckwhcal & Corn,
AND A FEW LOADS OF,
A few Bushels of POTATOES wohhi
also be received'
THE Assessors of tho different town
ships are requested to meet the Commis
sioners at their offico in Danville, on Mon
day the 7th day of December to fix on soma
uniform standard for the valuation of proper
ty and to receive the prccepls previous to
the triennial a;ecs3meut.
Commissioner's Oflico 7
Danville, Nov. 19, 1840. 5
WILL also be received by the Commis
sioners for putting a new roof on the Jail
Wall, and repairing the fence around the
Court House yard, etc. which proposals will
he received until ftlonday the 7th of Decem
ber, 1840. Specification of the repairs to
be made, will bo shown upon application
at tile Commissioners Office Danville.
Cottmissiouer3 Office ?
Danville, Nov. 19, 1840. S
COMPOUND SYHUr OF
For Coughs, Colds, Asthmas, Spitting of
Blood, Soreness of Throat, Whooping
Cough, and all Diseases indicative of
DELAYS ARE DANGEROUS. So it is with
those who neglect their COLDS and COUGH.
At first you complain ol having a Cold, winch us
neglected; after which a sorenm is experienced in
tho Bronchia, with a Hacking Cough, and finally'
tho disease settles upon the lungs, which tho patient
wiH soon perceive by a wasting away of tho body,
attended with hectic fevers and spilling up of flor
id hluod and matter from ulcers on the lurjgsj.a pain
nud weight is also experienced at tho affected part
of tho lunpt; the functions of the animal economy
grow languid; tho body becomes dry, the eyes sink
deep within their cavities; at length the patient
pavs too Uclit ot nature, wncn no is nattering Him
self with the hopes of a speedy recovery. To ob
viiito all those ilistragsing symptoms "Spare no
Time" in procuring tho above Invaluable Medicine
cll the very commencement of your Cold and
mtVfffiiugha whereby your health may bo secured and
ttrnc ana monoy saveui
E. HOWELL, i) Co.
Inform their friends and customers, that
they have -removed their shop into the build
ing next door to the office of the Columbia
Domocrat.uearly opposite St.Paul's Church,
Main-street.where they will at all limes bo
ready to receive orders for cutting and mak
ing all kinds of garments, and they assuro
tlie public that all work entrusted to thenn
hnllyb(i done iu a fashionable and workman
N. B. Particular. attention paid to cut'
ting.- . " '
Blomosburg, Oct. 10, 1810,