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KDtTfiD BY. LEVI L. TATE, tttUHllETOR.
BLOOMSBURQ , PA.
( Adjournment of tlio Loglslaturo
I Tho Legislature oi Pennsylvania, after
having continuod about One hundred days
I'm session, adjourned upon Friday last, at
1 12 o'clock, M., sine die. In loth branches
there was a Ilcpublican preponderance,
and consequently, tho no-party-party , had
everything their own way. John Ilmvc,
with eight other pretended Union Demo
crate, prior to the organization, olTcctcd n
bargain and sale with tho enemies of tho
Deraoeratio party and used their ill'gotton
power, throughout, to oppress tho friends
of liberal principles and defeat the best
interests of the country. Every man who
I was elected by the so-called " Union Par
ty," excepting always tho Hon. AnnAM
I'eteus, of Lancaster county, acted du'
fin oeeiijafst or tubjugatton orpurpoteof ooerthrcicing
or interfering vif A Me rfghtt or 'itabllihed Institutions of
tkote SMtt. but lo defend and maintain the tvprtma't of
tt antiunion, and t j prtltrre He Union, with thtihg
nitv, equality, eindrightt of the iteeral State) unimpaired;
and that at toon a$ then tljecti arc aceompUthtd the tear
Col. Freeze having last week published
his Valedictory, as principal Editor for
the past three inontli3,it may not be amiss to
announce our Salutatory. Thanking that
gentleman for his able defence of tho
principles of tho Democratic party, and
tho satiefaotory manner ho has conducted
this paper during our absence, wo now
re-assumo the undivided control cf the
"Cdumbi'i Democrat." Our best ener
gies shall in tho futtiro as in the past, be
studiously employed to render this Journal
acceptable to all classes of readers, so far
as a Democratic literary newspaper in
the faithful discharge of its mission, can
accomplish theso objects, with tho co
operation and encouragement of a gener
ou's and conGding people.
L13VI L. TATE.
SATUnbAY MOHNINO, APRIL 19, 1862.
THE NATIONAL PLATFORM!
CoioRKM, HT A VOT HCiRLY U.iAMHOVS, PASSED TK
FOLLOWINO RktOLUTION. WHICH Elpfttmcs Tltc inirc nr
TUS NiTlOS AUD IS Tilt THUS STANDARD OF LOYAtlY i
"That the present deplorable civil war lioi been
forced upon Hie country by tho disunlonltta of tho
Southern stntcs, now In arms against the Constitutional
tlovcrnmcnt, and in armi around the Capital j that In
this National emergency, Cmprcss, banlshlnit nil feel
ing or mero pntilun or resentment, will recollect only
its duty to tho whole country : that thii irai-ls not waned 1 ! !(l. il.- 1.,J:., nr
lcfr,ritf siilrlt of opprtttion.or for rniifiTtir. , ,UB l" bwbbiuu nun vuu uifwiuin, tru
ask honest-meaning Democrats, hero and
elsewhere, who last Fall coalesced with
tho common enemy, in Huzzas for the
! Union, when their object only was for
i office, If "this is tho entertainment to
which they were invited."
Tho relative strength of parties stood,
10 Democrats to 22 llcpuhlioans in the
Senate, and 47 Democrats to 03 ltcpubli
cans in tho House, and never was there a
moro violent association of political par
tlzans banded together for political parti-
zan purposes, as tho record shows, than
this same no-party-Union-parfy, not even
excepting Thad. Stevens' notorious politi
cal inquisition. Every measure asked for
by tho Democrats and demanded by the
conservative justico of the people, was in
decently overrode upon tho high-pressure
principle and carried through by the whip
and spur of the previous question-gag-law
The bill apportioning the State into l'on-
grcssional Districts, passed tho House of
Representatives on Thursday, and was ap
proved by tho Governor tho same day. It
passed tho House precisely as it came from
Senate, without a single amendment or al
teration. It comes as near disfranchising
the Democratic voters of tho State as it
was possible for unscrupulous partizan
ingenuity to accomplish and that its pas
sage through the House of Representatives
was procured by tho grossest infraction of
the rules of that body on the part of the
pretended no party Speaker.
At ono time it apperacd probable that
tho Legislature would adjourn without
passing an act to relieve the banks of the
State from tho forfeitures of their char
tor incurred by suspending specie pay
ment. On Thursday night, however, the
diffcrenco between the two Houses were
reconciled through the medium of a com
mittoc of conference, and an act passed
legalizing suspension until February next,
after tho meeting of tho Legislature
Ihere can be scarcely any difference of
opinion as to tho propriety of this provis
ion as tho banks of the State could not
avoid the suspicion, and particularly as
they rendered such prompt and material
assistanco to the Commonwealth in taking
or negotiating the war loans. But there
was not the same necessity for authorising
an increased i&3UO of small notes, as the
act in question does. By tho provisions
ef the law passed at tho last session the
banks wcro empowered to issuo small notes
to tho amount of twenty per cent, of their
capital stock paid in. The House at the
present session increased this to forty per
cent. Tho Senate struck out the provis
ion entirely ; but as a compromise it was
finally arranged at thirty per cent., there
by enabling be banks to issue ten per cent
of small notes in addition to tho twenty
per cent, authorized by tho act of 1861.
The legalization of suspension and the
increase of small notes arc the principal
features of the act just passed.
Tho majority in the Senate, although
professing to be friendly to the repeal of
the Act for the commutation of the Ton
nage duties, which was passed by men of
both parties in the House, and by a vote
of 70 to 20, so chauged its provisions as
to entirely destroy the Bill. It was not
recognized by tho Houso. Hence, for the
present, it has failed.
In tho olosiug of tho session, a Cane
was presented and a vote of thanks pro
posed to Mr. Speaker Rowo, for his cour
tesy, efficiency aud impartiality. That
was too cool for tho occasion. Four Dem
ocrats voted No, 17 others omitted to vote
aud he had the thanks of the balance of
the mongrel politicians. A vote of thanks
was next proposed for Oapt. E. II. ltauch,
for his faithful services, when it was known
that ho had been drawing pay all winter
as Captain In tho Army and Clerk of tho
Houso, thus perpetrating a double robbery
on tho Stato and General Governments
Tho thing justly failed and tho mover
withdrew tho proposition. A gold-Leaded
Oane and vote of thanks were then
prcsonlod to Dr. John A. Smum,, the
Pay tho Printer.
Many of our patrons arc expected to pay
np their little bills for subscription, adver
tising and job work -during May court.
Tho small sums duo from each are easily
paid, while in the aggregate thoy make a
large and desirablo amount for the pub
lisher. . We have sent somo bills as a ro
Bpectful reminder of the amount due,-"-and
all suoh will greatly oblige by sending
the funds. Let all our friends see that
they do not embarrass us by neglect.
Hon. George S. Tutton
This gcntloman has just returned to tho
bosom of his family and friends, in Tank
bannock, after having faithfully and hon
estly represented his constituency in the
State Legislature Wo kow Mr. Tuttou
intimately and value him highly, and take
great pleasure in bearing testimony to his
Btrict integrity and unquestioned honor.
A gentleman of fine legal mind, highly
cultivated manners a sound rcasoner and
ready debater always actuated by gen
erous motives, he has in his Legislative
eapacity, reflected lasting honor upon the
intelligent people of tho District composed
of the counties of Wyoming and dulllvan.
Candidate for Governor.
Hon. William L. Dennis, Member
from Philadelphia, is namod in political
circles as tho next Republican candidate
for Governor of Pennsylvania. Wcro
tb"ro a shadow ol'a chanco for tho election
of an opposition Governor, at the next
Gubernatorial Election, our preference
would bo for Mr. Dennis. He is a scholar,
a philosopher aud gentleman.
ItfTFor the especial gratifica'ion of the
editors of tho Miner's Journal, Philadel
phia Press, and Columbia county Rcpub
item, we would inform them that thero is
no w one less of tho men whom they delight
to stigmatize as"Breckonridge Democrats''
and "sympathizer with Secession" in this
Stato. His namo was Col. William G.
Murray of tho 84th Penna. Rcgimcnt,and
ho fell in battlo near Winchester, Va:, on
Sunday evening Mari-h 23d and but a few
moments before the battle was won.
The Pennsylvania Troops at Win
chester. Governor Curtin has issued a
General Order congratulating tho 84th
and 110th Pennsylvania Regiments for
their gallantry at tho battlo of Winchester,
and directiug that "Winchester, 23rd of
March, 1802," bo inscribed on their flags,
and that the order be read at the head of
all the regiments of Pennsylvania volunteers.
Carl Sciiuiiz is anxious to be a bold
Brigadier General aud will probably suc
ceed. Tho N. Y. Slants Zcitung, which
ought to kuow something of his capacity,
intimates that it would bo tho worst ap
pointment sinco the war began, and do
Bounces Sehurz as an ambitious dema
gogue with much conceit and littlo capacity-
Removal of a'tiE Hat Store. Mr.
Girton has romoved hU Hat, Cap & Vari
ety Store, over tho way, between the
Amorican and Exchange, where ho will
lo happy to introduce his New Goods to
all his customers.
Assistant Clerk of tho Houso, who 'had
faithfully and efficiently transacted all the
business of tho House during tho Session.
The vote was unanimous. A suitable re
ward to a mcritoroua gentleman and a
Then came tho parting scene the
farewell. The pleasant associations had
to bo severed. Hearty greetings and
i l 1 - 1 .
NrwSrniNfi GooDa.-Mir.r, Jfc V.vv.v iaopciui congratulations woro mutually ui-
liavc just received their Now Spring nd toroUaugad and so closed tho session of
Summer Goods. Their curtomers are ! tLe GeieMl Assembly.
invited to call and examine for themselves, j
Advertisement next week. I
Portland Charter Election.
., 7 t I , tion to day, Wm, W. Thomas, straight
tSr&i.MO Cameron has been arrested RbUtan was elected Mayor, over Jocob
by Hon, Pjercz Butler for falao im- McLellau, Union candidate, by 110 raa-
MiLLVlLLE, Pa., April 11, 1802.
Col. John G, Freeze s
I tako my scat to improve in tho art of
composition and at tho samo tlmo to give
some information, which, with your per
mission may bo published in the Colum
bia Democrat, and which will undoubt
cdly bo perused with interest by many of
your readers. You aro well awaro that
in your issuo of tho Columbia Democrat,
March 29th 1802, was published a com
muuication from "Observer" giving an
account of tho meeting and death at
Bloomsburg, December 20th 1801, of the
once existing Society called, "The Literary
Uniou of Columbia, Montour, and adjacent
counties.'' Now it appears that from tho
above mentioned communication (which
was certainly misunderstood,) the idea
originated aud has since spread to some
extent that tho "Greenwood Literary So
ciety" has, like some other Societies which
helped to compose the "Literary Union,"
failed or adjourned sine die. I beg leavo
to inform those of your readers who arc
ignorant of tho fact, that this is absolutely
a mistaken idea; tho ''Greenwood Liter
ary Society'' continues as usaal to meet
every Saturday at 7 o'clock, p. m., in the
Hall of tho Greenwood Seminary, and
thero is plenty of talent oonnccted with
the school, and tho surrouudiug neighbor
hood to mako it attractive, interesting and
Resolved, That tho fatality of our com-
pauious in arms is a loss deeply felt by us
and that their deeds of patriotism and of
valor, will bo long cherishod in our mem-
Rtsohcd, That tho strict adherocco to
duty, their unexceptionable moral conduct;
citizens and soldiers, and their heroic bra-
vory in battle has endeared them to every
member of the Company.
Resolved, That wo deeply sympathize
with tho bereaved sister of tho formor, in
her afllictions by tho loss thoy sustain by
the early death of a devotod son and an
est eo mcd brother,
Rcsohcd, That a copy of this proamble
and resolutions be forwarded to tho friends
of tho deceased, and to bo published in
cace newspaper of Columbia county.
Lieut. U. U. E.nt, "j
Sergt. A. G. Thornton, j
" J. G. Moore, I
" Henry Funk, j Committee
Corp. Jas. M. Price,
, " Daviu Larish, J
Fortunately for mo, I had the extreme
pleasure of attending one of its moo tings
ou last Saturday night, and endeavored
to obtain a scat in the back' part of the
Hall among my equals in literary attaiu-
mcnts but as that pait of the house was
densely filled I was obligod to take a scat
in front among the moro celebrated class
of individuals. An effect was soon pro
duced ou mo similar to that on the Apos
tles who were taken up to the Mount of
Traustiguration when Peter said, "it is
good for us to bo hero."
I felt cheered at the limited discussion
of the following question : "That women
are equally entitled with men to the elective
frauchisc." Somo members who aro par
ticularly favored with talented wives, and
others who expect to be, appeared to bo
deeply impressed with the conviction that
tho rising generation should be instructed
to grant women tho privilege of voting
whilo others w! o were moro patriarchal,
contended that women had not the natural
ability to enforce the laws as General Mo
Clcllan and his brave army ij now doiug,
and therefore should have no hand in
making them. Their synopsis of the rights
and mission of woman is to "get married''
Landon Eulogizes John Brown. '
Lot those who deny that the Rev. Geo.
Laudon, Senator from the Bradford dis
trict, cndoiscs old John Brown, road his
speech of Maroh 12th, 1802, in the Sen
ate. Wo quote :
"The charge is that the abolitionists
sung songs to his (Brown's) memory. 1
never did, becauso I have not tho ability
to sing, but if I had I would at least have
joined in the chorus. With regard to
John Brown I have only to say that in
many things ho may have been a mistaken
man ; but for all that, his name will live
when tho name of the Governor who hung
him is forgotten in rottenness ; and as the
ono goes down lower and lower, the mem
ory of tho other will rise higher and high
er as a man, though of fallability, yet of
heroism, of manlivoi and philanttropiy."
It is admitted, but not asserted that he
May have been tnistuhen ; but no disappro
val is hinted. Take the failure to do so
aud the pointed approval in the first and
last lines, and there is but one conclusion
to 'be arrived at, to wit : that Mr. Landon
fully endorses the intension and acts of
old Brown, In what respect it was that
Brown was "mistaken," we arc left to in
fer; but ho was mistaken if ho thought tho
cowardly abolitionists who wished him
success would risk their own carcasses to
save their pitiable viotim.
j The Legislature The Session of
ibua expirctl at l-l ocljck vestcruav. A
large number of private bills have been
passed, but none of importance as a pub
Tho Senate continued is session until 1
o'clock yesterday morning, and various
"snakes'' and bills of a doubtful character
. were attempted to be forced through under
to acquire a "finished educatiou" to "ro-' a pressure, but failed,
main at home" or to go when and where ( Tho IIousc contaiuc(i unu3ual abiityj
"her husband gocs.'i As are our coun- aml wc .,avu bccn e(Hfis(1 by gomu
try's institutions so arc the people, and fino debating. The Democrats were ably
vice versa, as are tue peopio, so are tuo represented by 3Iessrs. Banks, Pershing,
institutions; they reciprocally effect each nCX) Hopkins, Grceubank, Ryon, Tate,
others character and development, action,
aud ro-actiou, are inevitable. I can but
deplore tho structure or education of that
mind which can contemptuously and arro
gantly pronounce woman as only the fit
Zoigler, Tutton, Seott aud Brown, and
the Republicans by Messrs. Shannon, Den
nis, Williams, Tracy end Bigham.
On the whole, tho Legislature of 1802,
iu point of talent, compared favorably
companion of children, yet this is ono of with any of its predecessors for many
her respective duties and the generally years back Patriot ij- Union-Saturiay.
performs it well, but it is unjmt ami igua-1
blc to confine her to the uarrow incloiu'rcs ' Accident at Carijondale. W have
known as the kitchen, the bedchamber, Jllst ,icartl of a lamentable affair that oc
aud tho nursery. curred in our neighboring city of Carbon-
There are higher and wider circles of da,e 011 Sunday night last. About 1, or 2
usefulness iu which woman is canablo of o'clock a number of tho citizcus were
moving, tho perpetual perplexities and
unbroken monotony of these departments
aro too depressing and fatiguing to be en
dured. But 1 11 dwell no louger ou this
important subject perhaps express my
self more fully in future.
Col. L. L. Tate's constituency, as far as
awakened with the sound of rushiug water,
when it was discovered that ono of the
Dulawaro aud Hudson Company's mill
dams had broko loose, letting the water
down at a terrible rate, sweeping houses
and every thing elso in its course. There
were three other dams between that one
my reign of knowledgo extends, is very j and tlic tow antl 'hoy all burst their
highly gratified with his course iu the Stato
Legislature. His speech in the House of
Representatives on the 13th of March ,
his sublime Eulogy on General Jackson,
and many other equally important trans
actions elicited a great deal attention aud
will cause all good men who kuow him ;
men whose hearts aro over open to kind
ness, to greet him homo with a social ehakc
of the hand, and a hearty welcome, "good
and faithful servant." Good Uniou men,
truo and honest patriots, fuel and kuow
that they aro adding to their diguity aud
prtriotism by asf-ociatiug with and over
whelming him with their welcomes as the
faithful representative of the gallant De
mocracy of Columbia county. God speed
such men smoothly over the changing
rivers of life. Tho aflliction of our sick
and wounded soldiers touches tho pro
foundest depths of my sympathy, aud
wishing them a speedy and sound restora
tion, and a universal
rebels I closo.
victory over the
Tribute of Respect.
Berryville, Va., April 3d, 1802.
Preamblo and Resolutions passed at a
mcetiug of tho 'Hurley Light Guards'upon
tho death of William R Fowler aud John
Proiser, who fell in tho battlo of Winches
ter, on Sunday, March 23d, 1802.
Whereas, It has pleased an Almighty
God in His all-wise Providence, to remove
from our number those two worthy young
nion, thoroforo be it.
Resolved, That we deeply deploro the
untimoly loss of those two brave young
men, our follow soldiers, who fell while
fearlessly braving the dangers of the field
of buttle in defence of their country.
Tho Congressional Apportion
ment. The Lcglslaturo of 1801, says tho Pa
triot and Union, being Republican in both
branches embraced tho opportunity to ap
portion tho Stato into Congressional Dis
tricts. The bill passod was an in infa
mous genymander a high handed at
tempt to disfranchize tho Democratic vo
tors of the State. At the elcotion of Gov
ernor iu October 1800, when this Legisla
ture wes chosen the Republican party
polled 202,250 votes for Andrew G. Cur
tin aud the Democrats 230, 200 votes for
Henry D. Foster, leaving tho former a
mnioritv of 32,050 votes, and showing
that the two parties stood to each other in XVIII. Centre
the proportion of aboui 20 Republican to
23 Democratic. Taking this election a3
a test of tlis rclativo strength of the two
parties in the Stato (aud it was tho only
evideuco the Legislature of 1801 had be
fore it) a fair political division of tho
State required that tho Democrats should
have been assigned at least ten out of
twenty three Districts into which tho
counties were distributed. Instead of this
the State was cut, hacked, and mutilated;
counties divided iuto fragments, and every
conceivable inequality and injustice per
petrated for tho purpose of depriving the
Democratic party of its just proportion of
representation in Congress. But four Dis
tricts were made certainly Dcmcoratic,
upon the basis of the Governor, to repre
sent 230,000 Democratic electors; while
tho remaining nineteen Districts were made
certainly or probably Republican to rep
resent 202,000 Republican electors; and
the Democrat! were only given these four
Districts because it was impossible for an
unscrupulous and impcriuos majority to
No movement was made by the Repub
licans at tho recent session of tho Legis
lature to remedy this great wrong until
an additional member of Congress was as
signed this State, when it became necess
ary to revise the apportionment of 1801.
Instead of going to work in a liberal and
repentant spirit to undo the disgraceful
work of their predecessors, tho Republi
cans exerted all their ingenuity to squeeze
in an additional district without spoiling
that beautiful arrangement; and in the
final couiumation of this business they ob
tained the valuable assistance of the so
called "Union Democrats," who, together
with 31 r. Speaker Howe, proved most wil
ling and serviceable coadjutors. The re
vised bill as it came from the Senate was
passed through the House on Wednesday
last, under the whip and spur ot the pro
Elk ano Cameron
vious question, aud in total disregard of
tho rules governing that body.
siugle amondmcnt was permitted
gumcnt,or rxoostulation was allowed tirfhead of tho column, and so throughout to
bounds, sending down a tearful volume of
water. Tho west part of the town, iuhab
itcd by a number of Irish families, was
entirely inundated. It is said that some
8 or 10 persons wcro drowned.
Cincinnati Munoipal Election.
Cincinati Apiil 8. At tho city election,
yesterday, tho Unconditional Uuion party
elected the Judge of the Supremo Court,
City Commissiouer, Director of tho Infiis
mary, Wharf JIastcrs, thirteen Councilmen
Tho Democratic Union Party elected tho
Police. Clerk, Trustee of the Water
Works, and six Councilmen.
The Connecticut Election. Hurl
ford Connecticut April 7. At the Stato
olection held to.day, Governor Bucking
ham was re elected by a largely inoreaicd
majority over that received by him last
year, which was 2,080 votos,
Tho increased voto is accounted for by
tho fact that several thousaud democrats
aro off fighting tho battles of tho country,
a thing the repuplicans do not fancy.
A Great Success. The Ircn City
Commercial College has vevlficd tho fact by
thousands of young men attending tho In.
stitutions, that Rapid practical, Business
Writing can bo acquired with unerring
cortainty, in less I'me than olscwhore,undor
the instruction of tho inimitable Penman,
Prof. Alev Cowley. For his uucbualcd
Ponraanship. Catalogue and College View,
ineloso 21 ocnts in stamps, to Jenkins ii
Smith, Pittsburg, Pa.
eOr Both branches of tho Arkansas Leg
islature met on the 5th ult. There were(
only five Seuaatore and fifteen Represen
interfere with the pre-detormined purpose
of the allied powers to pass tho bill pre?
ciscly as the republican managers de6ircd.
It is not pleasant to reflect upon the con
duct of a gentleman personally so amiable
and estimable as Mr. Rowc, but it was ev
ident that he had resolved to uso the ar
bitrary power which tho Speaker may
usurp to secure the passage of the bill ;
and when on Wednesday afternoon his
conscience or his constitutional weakness
incapacitated him for tho performance of
the task assigned him, he resigned the
chair to Mr- Armstrong, who displayed a
bad courage equal to the emergency.
Tho following is the bill as finally pas-
sod and approved by the Governor:
1. Phil'a, 1st ward
II. Phil'a, 1st ward
do 7th "
do 8th "
do Oth " ,
do ,10th "
B icks county
XXII. Allechenv co.. south of
tho Ohio river, including
Neville Island 120,304
XXIII. Alleghouy co., north of
tho Ohio and Alllghcny
rivers, and Butler and
The ratio is about 121,100. Looking
at this act with reference to population,
wc find that the district with the largest
population (the XXth) exceeds the ratio
about 14,500, while the district with the
smaslest population (tho VHIth) contains
27,281 inhabitants less than the required
number. Seventeen districts contain a
population exceeding tho ratio, and but
seven districts arc beneath it. the bill re
ported to tho House by 3Ir. Cessna and
supported by the Democratic members
oame much nearer the mark than this.
Tho highest district containod a population
of 129,785, only 8,634 above the ratio
and tho lowest, 107,332, onr-4 3,708 be
neath it. The following comparison be
tween the Senate bill and that of Mr.
Cessna, will show at a gjanca how much
nearer the required standard it was, The
highest district in the bill occupies the
for the 10th, tho Uth, tho 14th and tlit
Tho eity of Philadelphia whore tho pat.
tics aronoarly equal in strength, and which
recently gavo a Democratic majority, is ea
divided as to mako thrco Republican dig.
tricta and but ono Democratic. Thie
Republican wards (tho 22d tho 23d and
25th,) not included in theso city district,
aro attaohed to Bucks to overpower iu
small Dcmooratio majority. Lobanon u
assigned the duty of overcoming Sohuyl.
kill. Tho strong Demooratio counties of
Northampton, Carbon, Jlonroc, Piko aud
Wayne aro all placed together, wbiclt
would not bo so objectionable if the strong
Republican counties of Bradford; Susquo.
liana aud Tiogo, had been troatcd in tU
same manner ; but wc find that they tua
each sent on a scparato errand Susquo.
liana is to crush out Luzerne nnd keen
down the growing Democracy of that
couuty Bradford is to load down thj
counties of Wyoming, Sullivan, Columbia
and 3Ioutour, whilo Tioga aud Potior aro
jointly to deal with Centre, Clinton ami
Lycoming. Again, tho Domocratio coun
ties of Cumberland, York and Porry or
put iuto one district, while Dauphin, Union
and Snyder are designed to overmatch
Northumberland and Juniata.
There is not a single Domocratio county
west of the Susquohana which is not com
pletely swallowed up. Such counties as
Jefferson, Clearfield, Clarion, Bedford,
Westmoreland and Urcono are placed in
districts where it is designed that thoir Dem
ocratic majorities shall bo overmatched, so
that, if the purpose of tho authors of '
act is carried out, tho eighty or nip
thousand Democratic voters of the west '
not have a single representative in Cc
Wo have said cnougli to jliow tliat tu
apportionment is a most disgraceful gerry
mander. We trust that it will not inure
to tho boncfit of the tricksters and apostnloa
who aro rcponsible for its enactment, and
that the people in October next will teach
a wholesome lesson to its authors.
to the lowest at the foot.
CKKKNA S BILL.
1 ia on
In Uloornnburg, on the 9th inn., by Itev I). J. Waller
Mr. H. WcDtl (iARRMON, tO MISS CECILIA J. FaVLIK.
On the 3d lntt by Juilnh R. Fritz, Esq., Mr. Elui
Fiicltz, to Miss Hint: Asm Hem, both ofautsrlonf tp
In Enny, on the 10ih lnt.. bv tho Key. a. Price. .Mr
TuomajC. Merrill nr.il Mlaa Mary A, Trice, both of
Lower l.imc HlJfe, ColuinbiH county,
On the 13th lnt.. bv the Rev. William J. Ever. Mr
Caled Ham, of itapcri, to Mix Matilda Cam, of Lo
cust townahii, Colnuibla county.
At I.nwcr I.lmi RUpe, Brntt tuwiishlp nn the Uth i i. t
.Mr- I'hillp llartinan, nged CO yer nnd 10 ilajrt, (Tin
deceased enjoyed pood liealt h until bin death which war
very sudden. IU fell while engaged tit r-nrje uorknear
lila Untiling and expired in a very fen momenta j Cull
At the residence of her rcotber In Flihinecreek twp
March 27th, of consumption, Mijg jty li Holmes, in
the fifteenth year of her nge.
In Oraiigo twp. on the 3(lth ult of cmnmnpiinn, Mr
Montgomery Patterson aged about 23 jairn. H win
n member of the 'Iron Cuardf ofthu place.
At ncnten, Cotumbia county April '.'ml Minnie younj
est daughter of nmses and Uarah McUeury, aged li
months and IB days. '
At ninoniiburn c the 2nd inst.. at her son-in-laws A
Van llniiten, Mrit. Charlotte Thomas, aged Ci years 9
months and twenty four days,
In Greenwood, on the 1st init. wary Ann, wifj cf
Hiram Kuster, aged M years S month and 1 day.
In Three Rivers, Mlchigau on the2.'d of March last, ef
Lung Fcvi f Mr Samuel Millard formerly of Columbia co
aged T3 years.
Near nnhrabuir;. this county, on the ?th inst. Mr.
John Kichnrd arjed 70 years.
In VIlamport, evening of 10th inst, after a very
ihort illness, llev Joshua Kelley pastor or the Uaptut
cliurrh In that town aired 40 years,
At Plymota on th 9d inst. Mrs. Olivia Maria P.eynnHi
widnwor the late Uenjarnin Reynolds, in the 71st Jest
of her aro.
PROPOSALS FOR SCHOOL HOUSE.
PROPOSAL w ill be received, by the undersigned at
his residence in riuck Horn. Columbia county until
1 o clock, M on the loth of .May, for the erection of a
BSricU School House,
tob"S4x24 feet, near the residence of Capt. Isaac
Leidy, in Hemlock towii'liip, the interior to be con
structeil upon principles of the public School House it
April 10. 18C2.-3 Sy,H.S. ft
Hiving thus shown the discrepancies iu
tho hill passcil with respect to population,
wo next prooccil to consider it.i politioal
arrangements, As tho election for Gove
nor in 1800 was the last general election
held in the State, we can only adopt it as
a basis of calculation, thongh if wo had a
table of the aggregate vote cast last fall
for members of the legislature, the result
would be more favorablo to the Democrat
On the basis, thon, of the for Governor
in October, 1800, tho following districts
may be set down as Domocratio viz
The 1st, Oth, 8th 11th and 15th.
'I ho following districts gave Hcpublioan
majorities at tho same election, viz :
The 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th, 7th, Oth, 10th,
12th, 13th, Mth, 10th, 17th 18th, 10th,
20th, 21st, 22d, 23d, and 24th.
Hero are five Dcmooratio districts nine
teen Republicans ; and it cannot bo ques
tioned that the hill was framed with an
oyo to this result, as tho Legislature of
ibui had nothing before it but tho vote for
Govcnor iu 1800, aud the last Legislature
adopted, in the act recently passed, no less
tnan littccn of these districts, mating chan.
ges only where they could not by nnj in
fcuuLjiuy up uyoHJCU.
Wo do not-however, apprcJiond that tho
Democrats of Pennsylvania will not bo able
to clcet more than fivo members of Congress
under this apportionment. Public opinion
has wonderfully ohangod since 1800, and
some of tho districts arranged to return
Itopub'ican Congress men will unqucs.
tionably fail to answer expectation at tho
day of-trial. In addition to tho fivo cor.
txin districts above enumerated, we think
that Democrats will bo elected from tbo
4th, 17th, and 21st districts, and that it is
posiblo wo may carry an addition
j districts, in rhildelphia,witheom cbince
ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTIQK. .
Estate of Susan Schug, deceased.
LETTr.nS ofadmlniurntion with the will onnei'd
on the llm.itc of Husan Hchug, lalo of 8n.it
township, in Columbia county, l'enn,, detcaei.d haie
been granted by the Register ofColumbia county to tin
undersigned j all persons having claims against the ci
kiiu ui uni-t.eiu arc- rcpiesicu
It, AJminl.l..ln. n. ,r .. .
v.. . . . ' . .. eauiciii-ii in ocosv inwnsiti .
without delay, and all persons indebted to make nay
mem forthwlih, 1 '
April 19, 1SC2-C. Mm
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
H Hat and Cap Store. pf
The undersigned respectfully Informs tho cltlrens ef
nioomsburg, nnd the public in rjenornl, that he has r
moved tho ATI!' HAT STORE, into thu house, on
Main Street, nearly opposite bis late stand, where
he has Just received a splendid assortment of
CITY HATS AND CAPS,
nirect from the M.inufacturifs.of all kinds, styles, sorts
and sizes, latest lusUnus, which he offers wholesale at.1
retail, nt very low prices.
U Those Goods will be sold at very lotvprifs !
Bloomsbure. April 10, 18G5.
JOHN K C1UTOV
rrrTSBURfJII. PA., Corner l'enn and St. Clair BU
Tho largest Commercial School of the United Slates,
with a patronage of nearly 3,000 Students, in five yean
from 31 States, and the only ono which nD'ords cninplf'
and reliable Instruction In nil Ilia following: brand
liVn ""T1""!1". Manufacturers, Steam limit. Uailr .
and Uook-kccning. rirst Premium Plain and Ornaincn
Ma..Um.ucns7;,c,Sir;: s"vc5'lnsi Knn
Pays for a Cnrnmirclal Course j Students cnlcr and r
mew at any time.
Op-Ministers' sons' tuition at half priw.
tor Cataloguo o, 60 pages, Specimens of t!uinc
and Ornamental Penmanship, and a beautiful Cnlle;o
view of 8 spuare feet, coiitalnlni a good variety of
TfiNA!"'' Intl0,c 81 """"
Arri) 19, lfeS nTH.Pilt.bur,..,
jiiie Pennsylvania" hotel,
n.iNriLir., Mowovn cov.sri . tj.
Entertainment for Man and ilcast, in food it)!
and at moderate, rates.
PanyJIlt, April 19, Mil. '
C A Mil to the premises or Joseph U.I.eiby, wsa-
white face and part of her left car tut off-
nil . l i. .c'jupsicfl to prove property, ray
and tako her away, or the will be disposed of
April 13, 1562
no. ed of aerordir:
40SCPH V JvElBY