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IPA7. II. JACOB Y, EDITOR.
CHAS G. BJRKLEY, Assistant Editor.
BL0Q3I3ECSG; WEDNESDAY, JCH 21, lljh
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receive subscriptions and advertising for the
Star of the North, pntyiahed at Bloomsburg,
Colnmbia county, Penn'a.
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are authorized :o receive subscriptions and
advertising for the Star of the North.-
Lincoln Memorial Fond,
A!l over the country contributions are
being levied and collections taken ap in our
c1itircb.es and Sabbath Sctoo Is, to swell the
We deem it meet and right that Mr. Lin
cola should have a memorial at his tomb
defining and creditable to the country, but
the expenditure of the enormous suras now
being gathered (if honestly-applied) will
tend very much to weaken republican sim
plicity and revive a reverence in our people
for regal pomp and aristocracy.
Why should our preachers make these
appeals to the Churches and Sabbath
Schools? this thins was never thonghl of to
raise money to complete the memorial to the
Father of our Country. The Washington
' Monument commenced cer twenty years
ago and stands balf complete for the want
of means ; no preacher or Sunday School
Superintendent ever thought of begging a
cent for that, and exciting the children to
contribute, by telling them that for five cents
their names should be recorded and de
posited in a corrcr stone of George Wash
ington's Monument. No, and we very
mcch doubt if one of these loyal clergy ever
dropped a half a dime or even a nickle in
one of the thousands ol boxes put up all
over the la nd to receive contributions to fin
ish the Washington Monument.
Tus Philadelphia Inqnrier of the 1 1th
inst. say :
Something of the Old intolerant spirit is
begicning to show itself again in North Car
olina. The Raleigh Progress declines 4o pub
lish, even as an advertisement, an account
of a meeting of uegroes.
Intolerant! why yes, that is impudent!
The proprietor of the Raleigh rrogrcs mnst
be a traitor I! he pretends to dictate what
shall and what shall not be published in
his paper." Get Seward to ring bis bell.
Have Stanton back him op. It may not be
safe to allow such a man to be at large. At
least send a delegation to President John
son and mase complaint. He might do
eome terrible deed. He might say the "!ate
martyred President" was a despot, or call
Stanton an apostate oppressor. It is cer
tain!) very intolerant ! or the Philadelphia
'Inquirer is controlled by an ass.
Ths Ladt's Fbikhd The July number of
this Magazine opens with an engraving ap
propriate to the season, called "Oa the
Cfcff." It is a beautiful picture of two lov
ers enjoying the repose and freshness of the
seashore and makes one long for the da b
of the breakers against the rocks, and the
smell of the salt waves. The Double Fashion
Plate for this month is quite brilliant. The
other engravings are the "Bridge of Sighs,"
and the asual number devoted to new 'yU
of dress, &c, Among the literature of this
number we may specify "The Silent Nan,"
by Sophie May ? ' One is missing," by EI
ea.nor C. Donnelly ; ' Stephen Courtland's
Pet," by Annie Russel! ; "Sweet Agnes,"
by Annie F. Kent ; John Smith's Brother,'"
by Frances Lee ; "Edi'orials," &c.
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Dissolution of Loyal Leagues The so
called "Union General Committee" of Kings
county, New York, has suggested the im
mediate dissolution of the "Loral Leagues"
in that, county, and it is generally believed
that this action will result in the breaking
up of these disreputable and treasonable
combinations. It has been well said that
these Leagues, "composed of men of narrow
views and inveterate prejudices, formed for
mischievous purposes, and used for the
personal aggrandizement of the members,
have been justly looked upon with distrust.
Slany of thce Leaguers', especially in sec
tions of the country whera liberty of speech
was considered a crime, were furnished
; with arms and araunitioa at the public ex
pense, sod are known to have been em
ployed as spies and informers in the service
of their leaders."
John Mitch el, who has been assisting in
be editorial department of the New York
Daily News, was arrested on Tuesday last
.nd sent to Fortress Monroe. During the
ebeHion fce lived, in Richmond, and since
.ostilities ceased removed to New York
'it j where ha was endeavoring to make an
onest livelihood for himself and family
Vhile the war lasted be was a rebel and
ever denied it ; but since the Confederacy
i!ed he professes to be a true Union man,
ver ready to respect and obey the' law el
e United States, as the only Government
i which he ewes any allegiance. It is al
sjJ that ha once edited a paper in Rich
ond ; this may be . possible, and still be
otjid not be guilty of treason. Jobs can
ind it if the administration can. " It is yet
s be seen whether the world will justify
-:f 9 military errevls, , '
Hjoeral Robert E. . Lee has declined an
'it made bira by Hon. Thoons Connelly,
P. for Donegal, Ireland, of a . tome for
-r-:-'i ani family in any part of Great
.'jt:n he n!;hi 8?l:ct. .......
ffinrder la Cambria Couaty, Pa. j
Miss Mary Paul! an sged maiden lady,
resided In Ctovle township, Cambria county,
about two rr.jles north from Summer Hill
nation, on the Pennsylvania Central "rail
road. She had oo family save a domestic,
a handsome abd intelligent young ldy, by
the name .of Catharine Mundieh. She
irved on a-secluded spot oL ground, a" short
distance from any road, and nearly a mile
from the ne'a'rdst-farm house. About sun
down oa Wednesday evening, the 7th inst.,
a neighbor's li; tie girl, while hunting cattle
beard screaming -in the direction of Miss
rani's residence and on coin within"
sight of the house, saw two men ma from
the house towards the -stable. The little
girl being frightened, ran home, and told
what 6he had beard and seen. Her parents
thought nothing of the matter cn till the
next morning when it was observed that
no smoke carte from the chimney, and
about the middle of the day thei r neighbors
went to the hoase, when a scene of the most
horrible brutality presented itself. Every
thing in the house had been overhauled in
a search for plunder, and no living person
was to be found. On searching the prerai
ses the body of the old lady was found in
the fodder-room of the stable, the back of
her head eviden tly crushed in, and a club,
evideatly the instrument of death, lyiag be
aide her. About an hour afterward, the
body of the gir', Catharine Mundieh, waa
found. Her scull was crushed in over the
right eye and t vmple, and a club lay by her
side, A post-m.$rtem examination was made
the day following (the second day after the
murder) by Drf. Bunn and Gardner, which
resulted in a verdict according to the above
facts. Money was doubtless the object of
the murderers. How much was obtained
has not yet been learned. One arrest has
been made, but, as yet, the. evidence con
necting him with the crime is not very
Notes of Tuibd Series of 7-30s now
ready. Tbe demand for the Second Series
of the 7-30 Notes was so great that the
Treasury Department was unable to print
them wiih sufficient rapidity to fill the or.
ders It will be remembered that a hun
dred millions were subscribed and paid for
in a single week. The printing presses
have finally surmounted the, difficullr, and
on Wednesday, June 7th, the deliveries of
the Third Series commenced, and will be
continaad with the same promp'ness that
marked the supply of the notes of the first
and second series. It has been this inter
ruption of delivery at the lime of subscrip
tion which has given an appearance of a
falling off in the popular inking of the loan,
the great boc'y of small takers being un
willing to pay ihtir money uuless they re
ceive their notes right in hand, to carry
them home. It is expected that after this
week the daily subscriptions to tbe Seven
Thirties will rtin op into millions, as they
will undoubtedly be stimulated b) the open
ing of the farmers' wool markets Eat and
West. It is not all likely that the Govern
ment will ever again offer so desirable a se
curity as these notes, and about two hun
dred millions on'y remain (o be taken.
With the close of the war the national
expenses will be vastly reduced, and in
vestors most look for a sharp red-sction in
Ihe rate of interest as soon as (he present
loans become due, and can be paid off.
There is no reason why the United States
credit for money should ever again fall be
low its credit for courage Tbe same spirit
that preserved tbe geographical integrity of
the country will place its pecuniary integrity
on a par witk that of the most favored na
tionsand that will represent a rate of in
terest under rather than over four per cent.
It baa always been asserted by the Dem
ocratic party that emancipation of the South
em negroes would leave them in a worse
condition than i la very. Now that the Ab
olitionists have apparently accomplished
their object the truth of Democratic a'gu
ment has become evident. The most en
thusiastic Abolitionist does not pretend to
contradict that the black population is in
infinitely won condition. The Philadel
phia Inquirer, a ranting Abolition sheet, an
nounces the following :
A delegation of colored men, who arriv
ed at Waahing'on from Richmond, were at
tbe White House on the loth inst., awaiting
an interview with President Johnson, for
the purpose of requesting that special in
quiry be made into their condition unaer
the military restrictions aj Richmond, which
condition, they allege, is not better than it
was when they were in slavery.
A New Vol. I Loos at the Jklt No. !
Portraits of President Johnson two views;
Secretary Harlan ; Qaen Victoria ; the Em
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Julius Caear, with sketches of Character;
the Conspirator:), and How they Look; the
Physiognomy of Classes ; Love and Lovers ;
Second Marriages ; Fat Folks and Lean
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Hats a New Notion, illustrated ; Our Coun
try; "Able-bodied men Early Patriots of
America, illustrated; Our Finances; Tbe
Atlantic Cable, and Americans in England;
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Firrxtw dead negroes were found on the
river below Macon, Ga a few days ago..
Il is supposed they died of starvation. Yon
philanthropic niggerites why don't yoo set
tip a bowl! iSome one stait it and the
whole kennel will falf in.
It is cot true that the monuments erected
on tbe Bull Ran battla field hare been de
molished by tho people in that vicinity.
An cfUcer sayn they were nninjarei on
Wcadeidiy ereuing: . '
What of lie Fntnre !
Il i3 difficult to get out of a labyrinth of
contradictions, when a man once gets fairly
involved in them. We judge Mr. Andrew
-Johnson is getting in such a position afast
as h8 knows bow. His "Amnesty and Re
construction', policy has now been before
the country two Weeks, and thVmore it is
exam ined the worse will it appear. Be
sides , it has not the merit of pleasing any
body. The out-and-out Abolitionists dislike
it, and every man professing to be a Demo
crat must utterly repudiate it. It looks like
weak attempt to carry water on both
shoulders, one of ihe most difficult feats
that any public man in this country can at
tempt. Besides, people have an abiding
conviction that Mr. Johnson is sinning
against light and knowledge. Il was often
difficalt lo decide, positively, whether Mr.
Lincoln knew the right from the wrong, but
with Andrew Johnson the case is totally dif
ferent. No better practical statesman lives
in the United States, not ene more convers.
ant wi h the genius and charscter of our gov.
ernment. We have, therefore , extended to
Mr. Johnson tbe utmoM liberality, prefering
not to jadge him by his acts during the past
four years.but by the record of his life-time,
(tis evident, however, that he is following
in the crooked and devious ways of his pre
deeessor. His two Proclamations, one of
Amnesty" and the other of "Reconstruc
lion," are but a combination of the mon
strous usurpations of Executive power which
have now transformed this government into
a military autocracy. If Mr. Johnson had
the candor lo announce that he intends to
hold (be southern Slates as conquered prov
inces,we could appreciate at leasl the frank
ness of the avowal, but to pretend that he is
"guaranteeing to them a Republican gov
ernment," mhile overthrowing their State
Constitutions, and demanding that thay shall
change their form of society lo suit his views,
or the views of the infamous gang of John
Brownites who now pasture in Washington,
is, and can be, nothing less than a cowardly
truckling to Abolition dictation, or sublime
mixture of audacity and hypocrisy. Mr.
Johnson knows better. We repeat it, he
know better, anil here is the proof of it, from
a speech of his delivered in NashvilleTerm ,
in 1865 :
The Federal Government derives all its power
from the Slates, and it is limited and defined ;
and it cannot impart sovereignty to the peo
ple of a territory, which is necessary to con
stitute a State. Coneress has the power
conferred npn it by the Conetiiction to ad
mit new States into the Union, but has no
piicer to muk". them. It most be a State, in
ihe proper sense of the term, before it can
be admitted into the Union ; and the power
to make a State must emannte from the people,
and not Ihe Federal Government. As I before
remarked this is the dividing lire between
the Democratic party and all oiber parties
springing up in opposition lo it, since the
days of Alexander Hamilton, or the origin of
the Federal Government.
Is this the part of Mr. Johnson's record
that he told us he was going to stand by ?
We will not, however, gravely discuss the
terms of ilr. Johnson's policy as embraced
in the Proclamation referred to. We fake it
that dome things are to be considered as
settled, so far as argument is. concerned.
That two and two make four, is no more a
fixed principle in mathematics than that
each S ate has the right :o manage its own
domestic affair. Tbe only valid reason,
therefore, 'ibat Mr. Johnson or any of the
supporters of his policy can give for it, is,
that that they have tbe power to enforce it 1
Constitutionally, legally, morally, il is, in
one word, monstrous!
What can be more reprehensible thsn to
demand that every perion, before he can
have any civil rights, shall swear to sup
port executive Proclamations, as well as the
Constitution ? He is thus compelled to
swear to uphold and to break the Constitu
tion in the same breath ! Mr. Johnsoo also
takes a part of the Abolitiou creed and re
jects the remainder. He insists upon mak
ing the negro a freeman I Then, too, if he
can change a Stale Constitution in one re
spect, he can in another.- If hecan make a
freeman of a negro be can make a slave of a
white man, or take the ballot from one and
give it to the other. The right to do the one
implies the right to do the other. The only
question is one of force and power.
We feel convinced, now, that we under
stand ihe exact drift of Mr. Johnson's policy
We have waited long enough to see tbe pro
gramme, as laid down, cropping out in var
ious forms and places. He evidently hopes
to form a party out of the Shoddy Republi
cans of the Weed Seward School and the
Shoddy Democrats of the Ne York World
and Albany Argus persuasion. This is a
very nice programme to look at,but il won't
work. Ia the first place, ihe livt Democrats
of the North will not touch tbe unclean bas
tard with a forty-foot pole. They demand
their Constitution (not Andrew Johnson's)
back again. They want their laws, their lib
erties and their Union, as they were made in
a time of peace, and not as they have been
transformed and deformed by (he bloody and
despotic war which has destroyed "ihe best
government on earth," and they want these
rights extended, with generosity and kind
ness, to their brethren of the South.
In view of these considerstions, ought
there not be an immediate movement
among Ihe Slate Rights Democrats of the
North, to organize a party upon State Rights
principles 1 Is it worth while any longer to
brother with "the Democratic party" which
is run by capitalists and foreign monarch
ists, aad ia which true Democrats are al
ways swindled and involved in the support
of principles which they abhor 1 The De
mocracy of Kentocky have already planted
themselves on thejrue platform, and not a
moment should ba lost in warning, northern
Democrats from committing themselves to
tbe insidnons policy of Mr. Johnson, which
i's advocates veil under tha guise, of modar-.
alion and conservatism. Wa most remem
ber that our brethren of the South are cow
under a despotism, that they cannot speak
and act with freedom. ' The terms of -the
conquerer are upon them. His feet Js upon
their necks. Thay yield with the best grace
possible, because resistance would be use
less and futile. - If there, ever was a ti mo.
therefore, whett northern Democrats could
chow a disioteretted deyoiioa to principle,
it is at this very moment. Lotus extend
hope and encouragement to the gallant and
suffering peopte of the South.by demanding
tha same rights for them that we enjoy our
selves. In this way will the true Demo
crats of the country ba re-united, and in
that re union lies tbe whole hope ol the fu
ture of our country. -We must strike for
"the Constitution as it is and the Union as
it was." Let this be the rallyiog cry of ev
ery true man in tbe entire .country AVw
YojJfc Day Book.
Majob R. B. Rickets, of the Army of the
Potomac, arrived at this place on Saturday
morning last, enjoying excellent health. He
is still in tbe service burexpects to be mus
tered out, at his own request, in the course
of a few weeks.' There are few men in the
army who have seen more or harder service
than Major Ricketts. He volunteered at
the firing of the first gun and has been in
active service ever since, participating in
all the hard fought battles of the Arm) of
the Potomac, under McDowell, McClellan,
Pope, Burnsides, and a score of other com
manders, making many hair-breadth es
capes, without ever receiving any seri
ous injury. He rose lo his present rank, a
year or more since, net through the wire
workings of bar-room politicians and stay-at-home
patriots, but by bis own untiring
exertions and energy, displayed npon every
battle field that it waa his lot -to be engaged
with bis Battery, disputing the progress of
thcenemy. He baa lost few, if any, pieces;
but captured quite a number fiom the ene
my; which is more than can be said of
many of our old regular artillerymen. Maj
Ricketts is a. gentleman, scholar and sol
dier; and no officer in the army of his rank
enjoys a better record or a larger circle of
Why Don't each and every one of our
town Republicans send down South, now
that Sambo is free, and get a negro apiece
to do their chores, cultivate their gardens,
curry their horses, &c, &c. ? and thus strip
the white man of all that kind of .labor.
This, evidently, is their intention to grind
down the white laboring classes, as we no
tice some of our. more ardent Republicans
are already giving employment to the negro
in preference to the white laborer ; and if
we mistake not, our. loynl neighbor of the
Republican is among ihe number who em
ploy Sambo. Black labor may be cheaper,
but it isn't possibte that it is better. In cer
tain parts down South the negroes are beg
ging lo return to their Masters. This thing
of supporting oneself is something they
were not broogbt up to, end are starving lo
death at it, in large numbers. How much
worse their condition ! In the North they
are not needed. We have a sufficient am't
ef labor in the North to meet the demand;
and when our businesi mer. cannot afford
lo pay for white labor they bad befer sus
pend opera'ions, is the sentiment of the
great mass of the white people North.
Returned Soldiers It is with pleasure
that we announce tbe tetnrn of our young
townsmen, D .Walter, Jno. Bates, Wm. Mc
Bride, Jno. Reiswick,Sam'l Cavsry, Reuben
Reeser, Joseph Walter, Leonard Shipman,
David Powell, John McCormick, and John
Williams, members of the 9th Pa. Cavalry.
They are all, with one or two exceptions,
looking first-rate. They were volunteets
left Ibis place in September last; and bave
seen much hard service for the length of
lime being out. Our Columbia County
boys are daily coming home to once more
enjoy the life, happiness and pleasures of a
citizen. A soldier's life, to make the best of
it, is a hard one ; and our enly wonder is,
that so many return from the army looking
so well as they do.
On his way to Chicago, General Grant
was beseiged at Cleveland by the'Iadies.
First a pretty lass placed about the chief
tain's neck a beantiful and costly wreath of
flowers. He took her hand kindly, and, as
the crowd applauded, kissed her. Then
followed a host of ladies, all bearing flow
ers. Wreath on wreath encircled his neck
nntill his head was obscured and his arms
full of bouquets. S ill they came, and he
was obliged to lay the fragrant offerings up
on the table. Cheer . on cheer, and burst
after burst of laughter broke from the crowd,
as tbe hero, never daunted or hesitating on
the field, blushed and cast about him in ig
norance whit to do with all the floral gifts.
How different tbe administration of An
drew Johnson compared with that of Abra
ham Lincoln. Scarcely a day passes but
what we notice some prison door thrown
open or tbe granting of a pardon to some
prominent man down South. All these
acts aid in producing a better feeling, and
tenet much to facilitate the work of recon
struction. The Jury empannelled for the trial of
Henry Bell, Jesse H. Murray, John Baker,
Peter H. Henry, and Henry W. Wampler,
charged with thia murder of Joseph Shaw,
recently the editor of the Westminster Dem
ocrat, after a consultation of an hour and a
hall returned a verdict of not guilty This
trial came off on the 5ih inst., before the
Circuit Court of. Carrol county.
The Life, Spexches, and Services or An
drew Johnson. This work is publishsd by
T. B. Peterson & Brothers, 306 Chestnut St.,
Philadelphia, and sold at seventy fix cents
per copy. Agents are wanted everywhere
to engage in the sale of this work. ; It is
quite a work ; well printed, and contains
over two hundred pages. The publishers
have our thanks for a copy.
- A journalist says of the Connecticut
Legislature: "Either branch of it can out
chatter all the monkeys -of a Brazilian for
est; and an Albany brewery on tap couldn't
furnish half the froth, that is constantly
charged with and ready .to uncork at the
A large number of paroled rebels have
arrived in New Orleans. Gens. Beauregard
acd Dick Tajlor are-resi.ding in the vicinity
of lhat city, awaiting ihe action of the Gov
ernment in their cs?es.
Eoitob Star. It seem thai the people
of Bloomsburg are putting their meeting
houses to new uses. Happening to be in
town for a few days, and desiring to see the
sights; I dropt into a couple ef them,,
and saw leading members ot the churches
selling various kinds of merchandise, levy
ing contributions to boy doll babies for old
maids ; ihe preacher and a couple ofyoung
ladies of his congregation, contesting lor a
photograph album, another nymph twirling
a machine to tell fortunes, at so much a
head ; and using many ether devices more
or less justifiable to get gain, to eke out
short-comings of members.
Bo; for whatever purpose, is not the
holding therein of fairs, festivals ice cream
eries, fortune tellings, merchandizing, &c.
&c. a terrible desecration of buildings so
solemnly dedicated lo other purposes?
Once, when Ihe Temple was cleansed of
all such, (he Master said, "My honss is the
house of prayer" Sojourner.
Our fair Correspondent may be right in
the abstract. We don't profess to know
much about the odor of sanctity with which
these people regard their churches. For
ourselves, we don't believe that the church
es which for four years have answered the
purposes of Sunday political club rooms,
week-day theatrical or panoramic exhibi
tions, and bloody war lectures, could be
further desecrated by being turned into a
restaurant or a juggler's shop. And ap
pearances indicate lhat the preachers, and
at least a majority of their people are of
the same opinion..
BLACKMAILING ABE. LIXCOLX.
Special Correspondence of the N. Y.News.
Washington, Jone 17, 1865.
I have been informed how ihe letter from
deceased President Lincoln, tendering the
French mission to Bennett of Tbe Herald,
was obtained. Bennett sent, a person to
this city, who stated that The Herald had
possession of some communica'ions reflect
ing upon a member of Mr. Lincoln's fami
ly, but that Bennett was undecided whether
or not to poblieh ; following that it was in
dicated to Mr. Lincoln that the tender of
the mission to France would be pecsliarly
gratifying to the editor of the Herald, who
would be willing to rost-date a letter, de
clining the same. This letter was in pos
session of Abraham Lincoln when he wrote
the letter tendering said mission to Bennett.
The reports which Bennett's emissary made
capital of under bis direction, were utterly
destitute of truth, but Mr. Lincoln, know
ing that a lie wonld travel further than the
truth, thought it best to gratify the vanity of
this old man. It was a condition of this
curious transaction that it should not be
ma.ie'putlic without Mr. Lincoln's consent,
but Bennett, anxious to give it publicity, as
usual, broke faith, and showed the let'er to
gentlemen at bis own house on Washing
ton flights, whom he had invited for the per
pose. It it said that Mr. Horace Greeley
was one'of ihem. I possibly may be mis
taken as lo Mr. Greeley, but I know the
document was exhibited to others.
Davis' Defense. It is said lhat Charles
O'Connor intends to call as witnesses in de
fense of Jeff Davis, several immacula e pa
triots, including Horace Greeley, who argu
ed the right of secession to ihe fullest extent.
AUo, D. S Dickinson, Lyman Tremain, B
F Batter and others who aided and abetted
the rebellion, and insisted thai in withdraw
ing from the Union, the seceding States
were exercising an undoubted, right. These
gentlemen are all lawyers, and from their
speeches on record, and letters from some
of them to Southern men on file.-Mr. O'Con
nor intends to prove that Jeff. Djvis vras
acting under the advice of counsel. Roche
ter (N. Y) Union.
The Coming Fourth Gov. Curtin has
issued a proclamation to ihe people of
Pennsylvania, recommeading a.proper ob
servance of the coming anniversary of our
national independence. Arter speaking in
fitting terms of our gallant soldiers, the Gov.
ernor concludes with the following recom
"I recommend that in every part ol the
State, on the approaching anniversary of In.
dependence, special obervau?e.'tbe bad of
welcome to our returned defenders, and in
comemoration of the heroic deeds of them
selves and ibeir comrades who have fallen."
At a beer garden in Chicago a bar tender
called Gen. Sherman a copperhead. Some
of his returned soldiers who were present
beat the calumniator severely and then de
molished the furniture ef the place and
emptied all its beer into the street.
A seturcd volunteer, who had lost a leg
in the service, has been turned, out of his
place in the Arsenal, in Troy, New York,
by the new administration. He had served
his country faithfully and voted lbs Demo
cratic ticket, and these were his only laulis.
Since the Federal occupation of Nash
ville, Teno., the Government undertaker
has buried their 1,363 Federal soldfers and
employees, 8,000 rebel soldiers, and 10.000
contrabands and relogies. The bodies of
5,000 officers and soldiers bave been em
balmed and sent home.
President Johnson has appointed the
Hon. James Johnson Provisional Governor
of Georgia, and Hon. Andrew J. Hamil
ton Povisional Governor of Texas. His
proclamation for those" States are similar to
the ones issued for North Carolina and Mis
sissippi. At Alexandria on Wednesday fifty tons
of old iron, picks, spades, farming impli
ments, and odds and ends of every descrip
tion, taken from abandoned Virginia dwel
lings, were sold at auction by the Govern
ment. General Ord, it seems, received orders
from the War Department to arrest General
Lee, which order he refused to obey. He
considered General Lee exempt from such
treatment by the terms ol his parole, and he
sent in his resignation.
The Philadelphia Age came lo us oa last
Monday evening a -week, under new im
provements, having been dressed in new
type. Il is an excellent daily.
Generals Butler, Bank, Cadwalader and
Heintzelrnan are to be mustered out of ser
vice immediately. Serves them right.
Gold closed in New York on Saturday Im
at SI 44. Ou Monday il remained about
A certain lady of quality carried ber
modesty no far as warmly to rebuke her li
brarian for putting the male and female ao
thers together on the same book-shelves.
HI A R R 1 E I).
In Pine township, Columbia countr, on
Sunday, June llth, 1865 by L. A."TJarman,
Esq., at bis residence. Mr. Umiah Chambcr
lin, of Jackson township, and Miss Nancy
Richie, of Pine iwp., all of Columbia co.
At Philadelphia, on the 7th int., byRev.
Mr. Hill, Frank M. Labrish, of Co!. Co ,
to Miss Mattie M. Miller, of Philadelphia.
In Orange township. April 5h, of disease
contracted while a prisoner, Samuel M
Keelek, of Bal. F. 2 1 Pa. Heavy Artillery,
aged 28 years, 1 month, and 22 days.
in Camttra, Luzerne Co., on Monday last,
Mr. John Hughes, aged about 70 vears.
REVIEW OF THE MARKET,
carkfully corrected weekly.
LARD, per lb.
FLOUR pr bbl
CLOVERSKEf) 15 00
DISEASES of the Urinary and Sexual
Systems new and reliable trea'ment. Al
so the BRIDAL CHAMBER, an Efsay of
Warning and Instruction, sent in sea'ed
envelopes, free of charge. Address, Dr.
J.SKILLIN HOUGHTON, Howard Associ
ation, No. 2, South Ninth S'reet Philadel
Jane 21. 1865 ly.
rrHE County Commissioners will reeeive
J- proposals at William HolmeV in Ben
ion township, Columbia connty, between
the hours of 12 M. and 3 P. M , on
Monday, the lOfft day of July, 1865,
for building an Arch Covered Bridge over
Fiohingcreek, near the resi-'enre of Peter
Karns. Said Bridge to b 100 feet between
abutments; width 18 feet; height 13 feet
6 inches from low-water mark. The abut
ments to be 7 feet thick, and the win; wall
on the upper side of East abutment 20 feel
Ion?, and oti lower side of said abutment
12 teet lon2
They will aNo receive proposal- at Jo.h
na B Hess' in Sngarloaf town-hip, Colum
bia county, between the bouts ot 10 A. M.
anc 3 P M., on
Tuesday, the 1 1'h day of July, 18C3.
for buih'ing an Arch Covered Bridge over
Fi--hingcreek, near the residence of lf;e
said Joshua b. Hess. Sai.l bridge to be 92
feet between abutments; widih 16 leel 8
inches; hijhl 13 leel 10 inches from low
water mark. The abutments to be 7 feet
thick, and ihe wing-wall on npper&ideof
has' abutment 2d leet long; the wing-wall
on lower Me of aid abutment 10 feet lopj,
and none required on the uppr and lower
side of We-t abutment.
B) order of the Commi'siners.
R. C. FRUIT, Clerk.
Comminsioners' Orhce, )
Bloomsburg, June 21. 1865 j
THE riKEXIX rECTOIlrfL
t? yTS i our Loun.
S :y??u. Read the adver-
Tmrhe V;.ctux V
u rdl; or compound
Syrop of Wild Cherry and Seneka Snake
Root, will cure the Diseases of ihe Throat
and Lungs, snch as cold, cooghs, croop,
A-fhma, bronchitis, catarrh, sore throat,
hoarseness, whooping coutjh. &
Its timely ne will prevent PULMOARY
CONSUMPTION. And even where ihis
fearful diseass is fully developed, it will
afford more relief iliari any other medicine.
J. Law.ence Getz, ex-Speaker of the
Prtrmsj Uania House of Representatives,
says ; "Thi-. tough remedy is now exten
sive used, and is of the highest value lo
the community, its curative qualities hav
ing been tested by thousands wiih the
mo.'t gratifying results. It is carefully and
skillfully prepared Ircm ild Cherry Bark
and Sen'eka Snake Root, by Dr. Levi Ober
hol'zer. a reputable physician of Piupnix
ville, Pa., and is sold by nearly all drug
gists and country storekeepers."
D. P. Crot-by, ex-Poi-t Master and ex
Bui"ess 6f Pottsiown, certifies as follows:
LOTTSIOWN, Jan. 3, 1865.
Thi certifies that I have used ihe Phcp
nix Pectoral in my family, and I recom
mend it to the Public as ihe very best
remedy for cough and colds that I have
ever tried One of my children was taken
with a cold, accompanied with a croupy
cough, so bad, indeed, that il could not
talk and scarcely breathe.- Having beard
so much said about the PI.cb lix Pectoral
I procured a bottle of it. The first dose
relieves the difficulty ol breathing, and be
fore the child had taken one four b of the
botile it was entirely well. Every family
should have it in their bouse.
Signed D. P. CROSBY.
J. C Smith, druggist of New Hope. Bucks
conuty, Pa., in writing to Dr. Oberholtzer,
says: "A few days 6ir.ee I bought iwo
dozen. of your valuable cough remedy lo
try, and find il very good, and as it is near
ly all gone 1 would like you to send toe a
gross of it.
"Ycur medicine gives better Eatifaction
than any other I have in ihe Store. I am
agent lor some of the mot popular couh
preparations, but yours seems to be doing
the most good."
The foilowina is an extract from a letter
from Hiram Ellis, merchant, near Potts
town, Pa., "I have tried the Phoenix Pec
toral and find it to be the best cough med
icine extant. Il meets with a more ready
sale than any other lhat I have ever had in
The proprietor of this medicine has so
much confidence in its curative powers,
from the testimony of thousands who have
ued it, that the money will be paid back
to any purchaser ho is not satisfied with
It in so pleasant to lake that children cry
for it. frice THIRTY-FIVE CENTS; large
Bottles ONE DOLLAR.
It is intended for only one class of dis
eases, namely those ot the THROAT and
Prepared only by LEVI OBERHOLTZER
M. D., Pf.cpnixville, Pa., and sold by all
Druggists and Storekeepers.
Johnson, Holloway, & Cowden, No. 23
North Sixth Street, Philadelphia, and
F. C. Wells & Co., 115 Franklin Street,
New York. General Wholesale Agent.
N. B. If your nearest druggist or store
keeper does not keep this medicine do not
.let him put you oir.with home other medi
cine, because he make- more money oo il,
bm Kend at once to otn of the Ants for i.
' Jnnr 21, S65.i;,n. 3
CANDIDATE FOR COMMISSIONER.
TOHN F. FOWLER, of Pine township.
O has ben induced, through the earnest
olriiations of his many democratic friends
to ofTer himself a a candidate fur the offise
of COUNTY COMMISSI NEK at ihe ap.
i.roac hi.ig Gnral election, bnbjpct to tte
decision of the Democratic County Conven
tion, which will convene in August next.
June 14 1865 S3, pd.
CANDIDATE FOR COMMISSIONER.
1LLIAM R. DEMOTT, "ol Madison
township, has been induced, Ihroush
'he solicitation of his many Democratic
friend , lo authorize u to announce lo ihe
Democracy that he will be a candidate for
COUNTY COMMISSIONER, at the coming
Fall election, subject lo ihe deri-ion ol the
Democratic County Convention.
June 7, 1865 13.
CINDIDATE F0U TREASURER,
JOHN J. STILES, ESQ , of (teuton Iwp ,
Ihrnnah ihe earne.-l soltciutmrj of bin
many Democratic friends, ha been induc
ed to offer himself as a candidate for the
office of TREASURER of Columbia Coun
ty, subject to the -decision of jhe Demo
cratic Convention, which will be hdd prf
the 28th of August nejrt.
Benton, May 22. 1865. S3 pd.
URED of Nervous Debility, Prematrjre
Decay, and the effects of jouit.ful ii
dWcre.ion, will be happy to fnrri'isti otleis
wiih ihe means of cure, ree of charge.
This temedy is simple, safe. an. I certain.
f"For particulars, by return mail, please
address JOHN B. OGDEN
June 7, 165. 60 Nassau St N Y.
OLD THINGS MADE NEW
A PAMPHLET directina how to Fpeedily
restore sight and give up spectar'e,
wi bout aid ol doctor or medicine Sent
by mail, free, oa receipt Mf 10 cents. Ad
dress, . E. B. FOOTE, M I).
1130 Broadway, New York.
Feb. 1, 1865 6rno.
FRESH IV ALL PAPER!
JUST received a new assortment of sond
styles of WALL PA PER, including BOIt
DERING and CEILING PAPER, and a
general variety of material in his line,
which will be found on the Firs: Floor,
immediately west of Lutz's Drug Store in
ihe Riiiert Block, where all persons wish-.
ing :o uls in his line will be attended to in
person at all times.
I T Pipfr Hnnainu and executed to oder
and beMi le, at short noiice.
Bloomsbnrc. Jun I 1865.
Estate of G Lniay K'ine. late of fj ange dtc'J.
LETTEI S of xdminisiMtion on the estate
of (i. L-wry Klie.e. late of Orange Iwp,
Columbia county, deceased, have been
granted, by the Resis'-r of -aid ciutv,to
Eltruda K'ine, reidini in ihn township und
county aforesaid. All pr-rns having demand-
against the estate of Ihe decedent
wre reijU-te I lo j reesent them fr seiik
miit, and those itideeb'ed to tl e es'ate are
reqne-ted lo make imme fia'e payment.
Ora-ire, Mu) 31, 18G. Adm'trix.
CAME on the re ni e ol inc'snbsi-riber
in Hemlot L towi.t tii;, Ct.l.imhia couiitv on
or about iSe tfiih of M.y. l65
A LARGE BROWN
AND CALF: il.e Cow mj.juo-
ed lo be rix or eihi years old end calf one.
year old. The owner is requested to con e
forward, prove proper!), pay cnarjes, l
take them away o'herwi-e they will be ad
vertised and sulJ a- tti law directs.
REUBEN BOM BOY.
May 31, 1S65
To School Directors.
IHE School La requires tha the An---
nual Report of Direciors shall be filed
in ihe offire ol ihe Superintendent ai Har
risburg, be'ore ihe 15th of JULY next, or
the Siate appropriation shall be forTeited ;
hence it i necessary for Directors in maki
out the Rfp'.rts and lorward ihem immedi
ately to the County Superintendent. The
Statistical Report is to be signed by ihe
President and cjecretay of the old board.
On Ihe oppnuit pase, iind-fr" OFFICERS
AND MEMBERS OF THE BOARD," the
names and otficers ol the new hoard are lo
be written. C.G. BARKLEY.
June 7, 1P65. Co Su.vt.
Estate rf t il is Jtckn,n. lute of Sti garlo-if litp.,
Columbia county, dee'd
1 ETTERS testamentary on the estate' of
Sila Jackson, Lie of Soarloaf town
ship, Columbia county, deceased, have
been granted bv the Register of said coun
ty to DAVID LEWIS residing in Su-arloaf
township, Columbia co. All persons hav
ing claims against the estate of the dece
dent are requested to present them for set
tlement, and those indebted to the estate
are requested to make immediate payment.
DAVID LEWIS, Executor.
May 10, 1865 pd. S3.
Estate of Reuben Sav-ige.. lute of Fishingerctk
JVOTICE is hereby aiven that letters of
administration on the estate of Reuben
Savage, late of Fishinacreek township, Co
lumbia countr, have been granted by the
Register of aaid county, to John Wenuer,
of the township and county aforesaid. All
persons having claims against the said es
tate of the decedent are requested to pre
fent them for settlement lo the administra
tor, anJ those owin the estate will come
forward and make immediate oaymeni.
JOHN WENNER, Admr.
May 3, 1S65 53.
S T 0R E !
THIS ESTABLISHMENT OFFERS TO
THE TUBLIC AT
WHOLESALE c"t RETAIL,
A VERY L4RGF. STUCK of Superior
Pm;i.. f:t?nrt.'i'iiN t . '
upon in ihe line of ncearies and luxuri es.
YOU CAN FIND
SUGAR, TEA. COFFEE,
SPICE. &c. DRIED FRUIT OF
ALL KINDS FLOUR. PORK, HAMS
DRIED BEEF. BUTTER, CH EESE, '
CRACKERS, FISH, SALT,
AND ALL THAT. Time and space will
not admil of an enumeration of the ending.
variety of Goods whicn 1 offer for sale.
It is my intention to supply the wants of
the people, and to thar end shall lend all
my energies, giving to them at all times,
the benefit ol a decline in the market.
Having purchased largely and for Cash,
since the nreai decline in Gold, t am ena
bled lo sell At correspondingly low pi ices.
VS3TCASU PAID FOR EGGS.
. LAYTON RUN YAK.
Bloomsburg, My ?2, 155 . .