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IFAL . COBF, EDITOR.
CI! AS. G.BJRKLEY, Assistant Editor.
E LOOMSBURGr VYO. ESDAir JCSE23"l865.
S. M. Pkttenoill & Co., 37 Park Row
New York, aie duly authorized to solicit and
receive subscriptions and advertising for the
Sln of the Forth, published at Bloomsburg,
Columbia county, Penn'a.
MaTh kr & Co., 335 Broadway, New York,
are authorized :o receive subscriptions and
advertising for the Star of the North.
GHEaiL SHERMAN IN CDlCiCO.
- HIS fFEECH TO THE PEOPLE,
General Sherman's reception at Chicago
r a the most enthusiastic affair of the kind
ever winessed. The news of Lis arrival
spread with lightning rapidity through thai
ri'V, and the grounds of the Sanitary Fair,
w here he was announced to appear, were
speedily thronged with a denia mass of citi '
zens. At noon, precisely the General enter
f 3 the Fair Building, and was escorted by
the Mayor io the platlorm. Gen. Sherman,
was received with tumultous applause. The
M ayor introduced him in a neat speech, and
Mr Bates recited an appropriate ode. Gen
eral Sherman then stepped forward aad de
livered a short address of thanks :
"I have been far iway from you, but my
feelings have been here qine as much a
hoi;h my tody had been within the limits
if Chicago. My sphere of action lay way
i tT in the South. I had with me your brothers
;!f.d your sons, and I never wanted better
backer in anything. 1 can recall, among
idoj-e backers, men of Chicago, armed with
ftronger arguments than mere words or let
tersarmed with the twenty-pounder and
twelve pounder, which speak, in language
w hich cannot be mistaken, the only voice
with which men arrayed in arms again! us
ire to be addressed and the only means man
can use when reason loses its sway to con
vince. Now all is passed ! Now all is
pence from here to the Gulf, and yoa gentle
ii. en, know belter (ban I can tell what yopr
('.ones have become. Instead of destroy ing,
oo tnnst build op. Instead of insulting you
n-nct encourage. Instead of destroying, you
muM aid those willing to assist Do in bnild
im2 up a Jand so diversified as ours. You
uni.ot expect tie people of Louisiana to
(re as you do, nor those who live iu tb'e
Caroliuas. All parties have their prejudices,
and yoa must, and should respect them as
they respect" yours. With that simple cao
tioji tnere is do danger of the peace we now
ci-jny being disturbed daring our life-time,
and we can leave the future to our
Lincoln and Washington A roTfiEo? is."
Among the many ridiculous and heathen
ish representations of Lincoln by photo
grjph now being exhibited in the win
dow ot stores and found in the parlors of
the Phariees Abolitionists that one, ur.
dti which we Cud the above quoted words,
i? certainly most accordant with the deism
i f At;olificnil3. JpoHieonit aiifi is . deifi-i-a
ioii r raising one tolrhe raak of a God.
Therefore these loyal people deists, who
have sit ce the beginning of the rebellion
s.ii!noiif.y opposed the doctrine ol reveal
ed relL-ion, would have the world believe
that another god has jnined the great I am,
in II-aven, there, we snpposs, to assist in
ruling the universe. Whether he has eooe
to be subservient to our beneficent Creator
wi:h whom all just and good men are con -tent,
and whorr they adore and praise, or
to supersede the -Almighty, assume the
throne and 'supply the demand of Aboli
tionists, w-ho have been clamoring for an
anti'slavery GcJand an anti slavey bible, we
have col been informed. We suppose, ere
long, some most- worthy minister of onr
Lord and Saviour, Abraham Lincoln ! will
give us the information.
The States and Union, of Portsmouth, N.
H , edited by J. L Foster, Eq., one of the
Bblest end truest of all the New England
editors, after having i:s office entirely de
stroyed by a Republican mob, makes its
appearance in new type, with a front as
trave and vigorous as before. The editor
loxes. and cuff the rriobocrau over the
head, ant! ears, and fairjy dares them to
try -the thing on egain. They won': do
it. Now thai they understand a welcome is
waiiiag for them, they will take precioua
care to keep their worhless bodies out of
the reach of barm. Eftry Democratic edi
tor in the cocntry should, at ail hours of
the day and night, be prepared to send the
scoundrels, who attempt to mob him,
straight to their friend and fellow-laborer,
the devil. A few of these mobbing villains
&ent home will bring the rest to their senses.
RivcRBv Jodnsok in hib argument to the
Miliar) Commission, sitti-ig fur the trial of
:t.e conspirators, in Washington, fully pre
setted the already, known faet that. that
court had no jurisdiction in the care, and
tfcirned the persons composing the Com
iiusrion of the personal 1 responsibility at
tached to them in case of a sentence and
execution of the individuals charged. This
lody consists of Judge Bingham, of Ohio,
Jodgg Advocate, Col. Burnett of Indiana,
Asitant -Judge Advocate, Major General
iluater, President, Major Geneial Lewis
Wallace, of Indiana, "Major GeDeral J. G.
Fcster.'of New Hampshire, Major General
K-turz, Brigadier Gen. Ekin; Brigadier Gen.
Ilwe, Gsn. Comstock, Gen. Harris and Co!.
Ciendin. Executions under the sentence ol
these men, net beihz made by authority of
. - i
idw, woQid be murder.
Tks bill defining the right of suffrage
-'r ich hat .r8ce.nly been passed by the
Li;:Uti:r3 of-Tennessee," ignores the tie
;ro trr.Mr-ily and limits the Irar.chise o Jojaj
. hlte cinz-Tis only. - A.I those who have,
-crve l in the armies of the Confederacy, or
who' have given aid and comfort' to the
euemy are excluded from voting for a term
i six yeari, aft?r which they "may, be; reh3
s cr'nrts smi by
3 Uui:ed States,
.Uit's t'oJ of JoyaMy to
Ix the Agt of Monday 2Pih inst, we no
tice a letter dated, ''Tajuqua, Pa., June 22,
1865," and signed, ''Chas. ALBRiGHT.Bre
vet Brig. Gen. Conimanditfg' Disttici." : ac
companied ivitb a proposition, made and
signed by tte ame person, conlajiiin& a
plan to procorejhe history of what Pennsyl
vania hasdojoe,in thewar, We have noth
ing to. say agint his right to make propo
sitions for men a work, nor against his
plans which seem-foolish, but, we warn the
people that vrhal is done by the bands of
such a man will need substantial confirma
tion. He is the blackguard who after making
the tour through Columbia county in search
of evidence a?aint the persons arrested last
Fall, mounted the stump in Bloomsburg, and
declared with much boasting, that he had
-sufficient evidence to prove the building of
forts, &c, by the people of Fishingcreek
and to convict them of treasoo. A blatant
lie made by a runt pig of the Republican
party. As it is probable Albright desires to
be written ol in the history proposed, we
suggest this its an interesting and impartial
item to be followed by a history of the tri
als and determination of the court upon the
doing of the Fishingcreek patriots, which
prove him a base falsifier. He is now com
manding ajorce in Schuylkill county, sent
there to enforca deduction of wages de
manded by coal operators from colliers.- A
history produced under the auspices of a
society headed by such a man, must be
partial, biased and filled with low-bred
It is enough to blanch the cheek of every
Christian gentleman in America to listen to
the ravings of a large class of Northern men
in relation to the people of the Southern
States. And of all these noisy brutes, none
are more brutal, or more profane, than the
clergy. They appear to be inspired by two
passions, each equally vile, a thirst for t
venge and a desire for plunder. They want
the North to become a boundless thief, and
possess itself of all the lands and property
of the Southern people. A heathen poet,
j Menar.der, said, "Covet not, O, Pamphilns.
even the threa J of another man's needle; for
God, who is near thee, perpetually beholds
tby actions." How much better, how much
more acceptable to God, would a man's
lime on Sundays be spent in reading even
the heathen poets than in Ihttnin- to the
'brutalizing jr,;on of the pulpits. For one,
we will listen to no priest of Mars, to no
woulJ-be thief and murderer, in the dese
crated pulpits of the divine 1 Prince of
Peace. ''Old Guard.
Wc occasionally hear the remark made
by men of less brain and talent than they
suppose they possess that the publication
ol the Republican is a "perfect success."
Please inform the public in what way it is
a success ; for our part we can't see it, only
so far as it rela es to the publisher. The pa
per Jiaa not increased the Republican vote in
this county or district, but to the contrary,
reduced it. There is scarcely an iufloential
Abolitionist in the county that takes the
Republican who'does not declare it to be a
curse to him I , Save the Editor's having
made some money out of the concern, the
enterprise has been a total Jiikirt Where
the success comes in, is only. seen by s-jch
men as proclaim it, to the amount of tvo
dollar, a year, for hit paper. Morally and
politically where is its "success'?
Down on Nfcjwo Pic-Nic. Lately Bn ap
plication was made "to President Johnson
for permission to hold a negro pic nic o i the
grounds belonging to the White House. It
was refused on the ground that "the local
ity should be kept free from snch an?em
blages." Fare-vell ! negro pic-nics. Two
years ago when President Lincoln threw
open the gates of the White House grounds
to a negro pic nic, Cccationil (Forney) ol
the Press spoke very favorable of it, an J
thought it was s more "in the right direc
lion." Information is wanted of what he
thinks of negro pic-nics now. Has his mind
undergone any changes on this subject 1
Please let os kntjr. We need rot remind
Occasional that it is disloyal not to support
the ''goveroraewt.'-' Doylettown Dent.
We KOTtCK tlat. many of our Abolition
cotemporaries still persist in tel'ing their
poor dupe that Jefferson Davi donned wo
man's attire to avoid detection and capture
br our troops. Now, the fact of ihe marer
is, there are no evidences to warrant them
in making any such statement about Mr
Davis. The offcial report of his capture
slates nothing of the kind; but that he
made a manly dignifiad and honorable sur
render. The Southern papers (edited by
Northern men) corroberate what is" here
Iris announced that Governor Broloh, of
Ohio, declines ibeing a candidate for re-,
election to the Gubernatorial office.
Since writing ;he above we notice in the
wenern papers that General Joseph D Cox
has received the Republican nomination.
The Democrats of that State talk strongly
of nominating General William T Shp.h
mam as their candidate for Governor. He
ought to be elected but with the large odds
against the- Democrats of that State we
hardly anticipate any such good leck.
What adileraroa the Abolition party seem
to be placed in siuce the demise of the late
President Lincoln. They dare not, it ap
pears, otter one word of praise towards the
present incumbent ; fearing thai Mr. Joh
soh would ere loag turn out altogether in
opposition to- ibsir views. He has declared
hisaseir, as he ever has heen, a States'
Rights man, and is endeavoring to main
lain those rights which are guaranteed to
the Southern people coder their Sta;e as
well as the United Spates Cons:itution
- Thc Detroit Free Pres. tell how Massa
chasetts belpedto fill her quo; a. An Ander
sonville prisoner,npon returning to his home
in Massachusetts lound that the peop'e ot
his district had sspposed him dead; and, as
his terra of enlistment bad expired while he
wa in prison, they had put him in again
and ' receired credit therefor. , Bat J they
didn't rob the grave that time, and the in
dignant soldier psached on them.
fcIUical Power of tlie Soulh.
-V The South has fought valiantly for politi
cal independence? wtthont the Union. It
has lost the battle; Will it therefore ig-noro
the opportunities for securing political pow
er tcithin the !Union ? We cannot believe
(hat men who have exhibited so much spir-
Uj nerve and endurance during ' the hottest
and most doubtful periods of terrible con-
flict, will give way to a morbid sensibility
or waste the golden moments in useless re
pining and sullen indolence. . Every hour
of inactivity at this crisis will, help to con
firm the imprension that the prostration and
bewilderment of the people u fit ihem'for
the responsibilities of local government.
Apathy on their part at this juncture, a
seeming indifference to their fate, an appar
ent disposition to b'ood over the past rather
than to stiive for the future, will be regard
ed as an excuse for the exercise of an arbi
trary central authority for the re adjustment
of the systems of tcpela'iion, judicial action
and social order that have been heretofore
exclusively managed by the States respect
ively. If on the contrary, the Southern
people display a cheerful resignation to the
natural consequences of their military and
political disco nrlture, if they show an honest
alacrity, and, if possible, some little enthusi
asm, in resuming the interrupted relation
ship between themselves and the Federal
Government, it will soon become impossible
lor the most violent eflotts of fanaticism and
partisan intolerance to withhold from them
ihe full rights of American citizenship.
There is a latent political power-in the
South that awaits but a restoration to the
normal condition of republicanism to assert
'itself. An unmistakable disposition on the
part of the Southern masses to resume, ia
good faith, the duties of 'citizenship under
the laws and constitution of the United
S'.atafjWill appeal so powerfully to the pop
ular nentiment of jnstic e and self-interest in
the Nonh, that demagogues and factionists
will be compelled to yield to the current
and to accept the reastablishmenl of the
political attribates of the Union as they were
acknowledge to exist previously to the com
mencement of hostilities.
Of course the R-idicals will make every
effort to limit the right of suffrage in the
South lo tho?e of their own inclining; and
sophistry, forced conclusions, the familiar
and convenient argument of expediency, all
will be employed to iecure that great ad
vantage to their party. But they cannot
prevail. It is impossible. The good sense
ol the people, and the imperative dictates
ol their republ icanism, will forbid the dis
franchisement ol any p'ortion of their coun
trymen for whatever ffetioe, by the mere
exercise of the central authority. . Besides,
the Democracy of the North have, at least,
influence enough to protect the Democracy
of the Sooth in the enjoyment ol Tights so
essential lo the supteraacy of the Democrat
ic party. Our history does not reveal an in
stance whea the democracy permited the
canceling of a single vote in their interest
without emphatic remonctrancd and oppo
si ion. Purtisa'i organizition will soon set
tle that question, and we defy the centralists
at any important general election, to drive
a Democratic voter from the polls by any
other process than the applicaiion pf brute
force, which roy ii ot always ecrve their
turn. As soon as order has been re-enacted
out of the existing chao, principles
privilege?, organization acd political alli
ances, and applications, will find their
natural level, and the State- will resume
their prerogative of determining who stair
and who shall not exercise the elective
franchise within iheir respective limits.
Meanwhile Ihe Southern people mast
demons ra'e to the Democracy of the
North their prospective value as active ar'd
efficient adherens the party. They
must be op and doipg, exhibi;ing their in
telligence and industry in all the fields of
labor that make up the miion ol American
citizens. When ihe harvet of the South
begin to come to Northern markets, and the
logic ot profitable commercial intercoor-e
disputes the theories of demagogues and
ettre-nj partisan, there will be Ijss
talk of disfranchisement and the penalties
of treason. Be it the care ol the Southern
peop'e to make themselves valuable a
hard working members of the national com
munity, and their politic! equality will
soon be recognized. With proper manage
ment they will assist, in 1S63, in handing
over Ihe reins of power to a Democratic
Admini6ira:iot! N. Y. Djily Xeic$.
A Societt has teen 'or me J in New York,
called Umtid Service Society the members
of whichare made up of the ex officer?
and men of ihe army and navy. Among
the resolutions of ihese.soldiers we find the
following rebuke to Stanton and his military
commission gentle men :
Resolved Thai ihe lime has come when
the application ot martial law and trial bo
lore military courts should cease whenever
civil law and government exists ander the
authority of a loyal sta'e of the federal gov
ernment, excepting as to persona in the
military and naval service of the United
The high tax of two dollars a gallon im
posed on whiskey in January, has most
largely reduced the revenue. It ia stated
that out of one hundred million gallons
manufactured, revenue is collected on only
aooul twenty million. . In some sections of
lite country each liqaor retailer has a small
still of his own, and the recent frauds dis
covered in Bostoo, Chicago, Cincinnati, and
elsewhere, indicate that honest manufac
turers aud payers of the revenue cannot
compete with the illicit producer. If the
law shall be continued, private domestic
stills will next be introduced, and each guz
zler of the ardent will draw consolation from
his own worm. -
We heard a gentleman the other day, upon
the cars, remark thai he was not an Aboli
tionist ; although he voted for Lincoln - and
sustained old Jjbn Brown and the whole
Abolition clan. .This same disciple ot lory
ism may be heard proclaiming, in less than
a year, that 'be never was a Republican.
There is no worJc for the Abolitionists fur
ther than to procure ihe right of suffrage for
Sambo ! The negroes being all free, ac
ording to modern teachings, the Abolition
party has performed its work!
A Kansas Abolitionist at Richmond.
Another good sign Is found in a letter
from Hon. Martin- F. Conway, late .M. C.
fromKansas, now an attorney at Richmond,
Va., and a tearing Abolitionist, in and "out
of Congress. Mr. Conway addresses the
Tribune to correct what he calls the flagrant
misrepresentations of its Washington cor
respondent touching the recent elections.
We quote :
In the first place, (says Mr. C.,) there has
no general election taken place in Virginia
since the restoration. The election to which
allusion ;.s made was a special one, held in
but six counties ; and of them returns have
as yel t een received from only three. I am
informed upon the best authority that of
the pereona in three counties heard from,
all were Union men before the war, ex
cept the ones from Alexandria.
Iu the next place, it is a fact that there are
no longer any "DisunionUts" in Virginia.
The people are all for the Union, having
failed in their effort for a separate overu
ment, and recognizing thai failure as con
clusive. They acceptj ihe Union without
reservation, intending to stand by it in good
faith. I he National. Government is to be
theirs and their children's forever, and to
that governmeni, although Ihey would not
have voluntarily chosen it, they will bear
faithful allegiance. This is the exact posi
lion ol ninety-nine hundredths of the peo
ple of Virginia.
I deeply regret to see the spirit of pro
scription which many persons entertain
toward ihe Southern people in their present
condition a people whose kindred blood
and befoic character, to say nothing of their
misfortunes, should commend them to our
sympathy and respect. Thia spirit of pro
scription is wrong. Ihe slaveholders re
bellion was precipitated by irresistible
forces, and it is unjust to hold individuals
responsible for it. It should rather convict
Thomas Jefferson than Jefferson Davis of
being its author ; but ihe truth is, it was an
event developed in the progress of civiliza
tion. Shall we not be kind and forgiving to
those whohave committed error, however
gribvous, when it is manifest that their error
was ordered by Providence, in His wisdom,
to advance the interest of mankind 1
With regard to the "incidental" quea
tions connected with the war, I find the
Southern people as reasonable as could be
expected or desired. They consider slavery
dead and gone, aid are glad that it ia so.
They are disposed to accommodate them
selves lo the new system of labor, and to
promote thc well being ol the black man lo
the best of their ability. As to ne.ro saf
Irage, ii is a new idea here; but 1 am sure
that it will in some form or other, be ulti
mately adopted by ihe people.
Very respectfully, your friend,
Martin F. Conwat.
Richmond, Va , June 2, 1865.
This new system of banking, fastened
upon theconatry in the hoar of trial by the
old money hunks who fought Jackon in
his day, promises as much now as then, but
are lhete promire based on anything more
secure and lees dangerous than the old U.
S. bank system ? we ihink not.
The men who contend for a uniform
paper currency for the while country, are
men who have accumulated larje es'ate
and desire to perpeiaale ih- same in theii
families, by puning itie country under
bond- in shape c.f a heavy perpatual
national dell, inaking it the basis of bank
ing, and by that system astociate the weal.h
of the country, so organized as lo over
shadow every other interest and control
the government of the country.
That class cites Eng'and as a precedent,
telling the people how large a debt the
owes, how etable and prosperous she is
under litis heavy debt, but fail to tell the
people England -has by a id through this
system, a pauper list of over 25O 000 of
grandee?, gentle folk, bet-idef her active
and useful thoua?ids who also liva upon
the preu'ueing and. laboring class, while the
reat mass, of her subject through this
money system have no more to say in ihe
governmeni thin ihe ox or horse upoT ihe
manor of Ihe lord of the soil
We don't desire now, to discuss the mer
its oflhis new banking system, but only to
throw out a thought for tb.3 consideration of
thoe mora competent than ourself to,
handle this qnestion, and elabcra'e an
argument that will expose the danger
growing out of the system to republican
insatctions, and the interest of the whole
I: is said Judge Chae, the author of this
system of banking, is already endeavoring
to make advantage out of his own bantling
for the purpose of reaching the Presidential
chair in IS6S, but-, he m.iy possibly find
long before thai day, his system crumble lo
piece, and himself an object of dire hate
and public scorn, even more intense aud
violent than that visited upon a Law .or a
These national banks now number over
one thousand, and it is quite safe to say
will double within a year. Our State or
local banks are all fast becoming national
banks, soou ihe people will have no other
money, men under these specious promises
will lose their accustomed caution, and as
inflation increases speculation will increase;
men will sell aitd buy, money contracts
will become due, Mr. Jones will lift his
deposits, say len, twenty, cr perhaps fifty
thousand dollars at the Eirst Natioual Bank
of Funkstown, carry the same to Discount
ville lo pay offh'ts farm, bought from Mr.
Hunks ; the vender eays lo Mr. Jones, ' I
don't like this money, can'l take it." ' But,"
says vendee "Mr. Hunks those are natio-nai
bills, all genuine and receivable by the
United States government in payment of
debts ar.d dues, except" ''No matter, Mr
Jones, here is our contract, and 1 am
judge of what 'money I will take, and as I
am not obliged to " receive this son of
money, you had better just return to the
bank and exchange these bills for gold or
Mr. Jones returns to the First National
Bank of Funkstown, after laying his money
package upon the counter, says to the
cashier, "Mr. Hunks won't rvceire this
racney, but demands greenbacks or gold,
now if you please Mr. Cashier, 1 will feel
obliged it you'll exchange with me.".
'Indeed, Mr. Jones, it is impossible, we
have neither gold nor greenbacks."
"Well," says Mr. Jones, "you'll please
redeem yo.ur bills, and as Mr. Hunks will
not take this money. I cannot receive other
j than legal tender for these your bills, and
will be obliged to carry your bills lo a
Notary Public for protest." The bills are
protested and forwarded lo ihe Treasury
Department at Washington, D. C.
The Comptroller of the Treasury is re
quired lo realize, upon the bonds deposited
by the First Na'ional Bank of FunkMowti,
and after thirty days must begin - the re
demption of the bills of the First Nationa 1
Bank of Funkstown. The Treasury agent
puts upon the market one, two, or fife
hundred thousand dollars of 5 20 U. S
bonds, belonging to the First National
Bank at Funkstown, announcing at the
same time that nothing but gold or legal
lender will be received as money for those
bonds, as national bank bills are not legal
tender they cannot be received ; yet the
duty of the Treasury ageut is imperative,
and these bonds mu-l be sold that the bills
of the First National Bank ol Funkstown
may be redeemed according to law. Down
goes Five Twenties, down, dowr, down,
the people lake the alarm, a panic ensues,
who is to stop it and how is it to be stop
ped. Some perons will say , "Why, let Con
gress declare all national bank bills legal
tender ;" Congress can do no such thing,
no more than Congress can compel Mr.
Hunks to take Mr. Jones promissory note as
legal lender. .Congre ss may suspend specie
payment, as England did, what then 1
why lo compensate for this check lo
depreciation, gold, teal e-tate, and every
commodity will go op, up, up, no one can
le 11 bow far.
All this may or may not happen, we
hope it will not, but il something is not
done to restrain this national banking sys
tem, and the nation cease to borrow Irom
these national ba-iks, it will come, for it is
the logical sequence of the system.
We have confidence in the prudence and
foresight of President Johnson, (ha- he will
call lor some action Congress eatly to check
this mad banking system and by recom
mending a continuance and extended issue
of legal tender U. S. bills for circulation
amongst the people, and thereby ward off
an evil as threatening almost as the inva
sion of our country by a foreign enemy ; but
will the loyal Congress see it, or will their
1 y ally permit them to sepport President
Johnson, and save the country from a
panic, and the sovernment securities lrom
deprec iation. West-Branch Democrat.
Mr Editor : A theological question poz
zies me, and I wih, Mr. Dimm, Wilson,
Beckley, or some other preacher would an
They tell us every Sabbath thit repent
ance, faith, conversion, and baptism are
neee.-'ary lo salvation They also told o
that our late President went straight to
Heaven. Now, as he never prolpsed laith.
nor repentance, nor communed, nor w.
baptized, was an exception made in hi
case? In o:her words, is God a respecter
of persons ?
.Another qnestion. The newspapers, and
certain preachers c'aim that Mr. Lincoln
was a Ma-on This is not so ; l ot why
don't Dr. John correct it, as he pretends to
be one ? Anxious Inqjikcr.
Edmcnd BrFKiN, ol Virginia, who tired the
firi cm at Fort Summer, commi ted suicide
ne-tr Richmond, on Saturday last
ai a rr Ye dT
At Easton, Pa., on Tuesday, I3'h inst.,
by Rev. Dr. Gray. Iaac X. Gner, Esq.. ct
Danville, and Mis Emma; di'ihter of the
late Hon. James M Porter, of Easton.
By J M. Chemberiiu. Esq , June 17, 1865
Pe erc MCalmut to Manah Jones, ail c.f
Ia New York city, on the llth inst, by
Rev. J. B. Haany, S. Bhice Colkmai. of
B onmshnr, Columbia county, Pa . to Mis
Hattic B.. yonngest daughter of Silas Dad
son, E-q , ot New York city.
The happy couple have the most profound
thanks and best wishes of the Printers' for
that slice of delicious cake sent them by
Express. So they go. The Star otHce has
furnished more Union men than ariy other
estabii-hment in this r.eighorhood. Three
of our boys have none and jotted ihe Union,
(not the Printers' Union, or Union of States,
but Woman's Union,) ic a little over a year.
For this kind of service ihey volunteer as
rapidly as they did for Uncle Sam's. Suc
cess to them, and may they pass through
the campaign pleasantly and happily.
Ensign James H. Brockway, son of B. S.
Brockway of S-t'em, Luzerne co., was killed
on toard the Unred States Steamer "Sag
inaw" December 7ih, 1S64.
The deceased has followod the sea for the
last 20 years, never once in that time visit
ing home. He has visited all parts of the
world, bat during the present war was act
ins ensign in the Pacific Squadron. C.
In Centre towhship Columbia conty, on
Sunday last, Mr. John Hill. son of John
Hill, Sr , aged 31 years 2 mos. and 22
In Lewisburg Pa , on the 14 h inst. , Mag
gie M. Barkley, wife of Eli T. Barkley, aged
25 years. 5iRinlhs and 13 days.
In Linden, Learning coantv, on the 9 h
of June, William Matfet, Esq , aged 77
years, 11 months and 12 days.
Is Black Creek, Luzerne county, on ihe
1st ol June, Martin Rittenhouse, aged 77
years 8 months and 15 days.
Also, Dec. 30;h. 1864, Amelia, wife of
Mariin Rittenhouse, aged about 75 years.
, Auditor's No! ice.
Estate of Henry U. Koons, deceased.
THE undersigned Auditor, appointed by
the Orphan's Court ol Columbia County, to
make distribution of the balance in Ihe
hands of Henry Buss, administrator of Hen
ry G. Koons, late ol Hemlock township, in
said county deceased, among the several
creditors ol ihe decedent, in the order estab
lished by law, will attend al his officp,
in BLOOMSBURG, ON SATURDAY THE
12TH DAY OF AUGUST NEXT, at 10
o'clock A. M of said day, lor the pur
pose of making distribution. All persons
having claims on demands azainsl the es
tate of the decedent, are notified to present
them lo the Auditor on that day, or be debar,
red from coming in for a share of the fund.
ROBERT F. CLARK.
. Bloomsborg, June 28, j865. Au'tr.
230,000 GoUl and Silver
Watches. Jewels, &c ,
REED & BROTHER,
European and Eastern Manufacturers !
Having for disposal over ONE MILL
ION of dollars worth of fine Gold and Sil
ver waro, and fancy aiticles, Imported an I
American will dispose of every , article al
$2 each, without regard to value, in the
manner below stated.
We are constancy teceivinti letters from
our Agents thron5out the Country saying
that our cooils Wear for Years, whii the
articles obtained for Si each Turn Black,
and spoil in a very 6ho.-t lime ! To all who
have had experience in wearing such goods,
we refer as to the truth of the above sta'e
ment ! !
Our Goods are of Superior Quality.
We call particular attntion to ihe choice
ar.d rich assortment that we here offer lo
the public, for TWO DOLLARS EACH ! !
No article to l e paid, for until you are
fully satisfied as lo the value of the article
you are lo get.
List ol (iouds to be sold al $2 Cnch.
500 Diamond Pins $250 to 500
500 ,c Rings 210 to 50C
5000 Gold Eng. Lev'r Watches 150 to 300
5000 " Ametii an '; 100 to 225
10000 Silver English " 50 lo 100
10000 ' American " 25 to 75
5000 sets silver plat'd lable-ware 50 to 150
00 " solid bilver " spoons
5000 " " tea
5000 " " Forks
3000 tilver plat'd Ice Pitchers
byrup cups with .
salvers 10 lo
Wai'ers or salvers
all sizes 10 to
Goblets and cups 6 lo
Castors, cut glass
bottles 15 to
CofTee-Urns 25 to
2000 EnamelM watches ladies) 75 to 150
2000 Gold Chatalaine chains 10 to 150
5C00 Lone fi' e Link chains 15 to H0
5000 Vest and Fob chains 15 to 60
2000 Ladies neck chains, new
patterns 15 to f0
3C0C Oval band bracelets 15 to 40
3000 Link " 12 to 20
3060 Plain 12 to 25
3000 Jel fc Gold " 10 to 18
1500 Children's plain and fancy
bracelets 10 to 15
2500 solitaire and gold brooches 12 to 25
5500 coral, emerald aad opal
brooches 20 to 30
1500 pairs armlets for children 10 to to
10000 Moiaic, Coral Cluster, Onyx
and Opal ear drops 1R to 40
2000 Cal. diamond ear drops 15 to 100
10U0 cameo stone ear drops 15 lo 40
5000 sets plain and enamelled
sleeve clasns R lo 16
5000 sets pi. art! enamel'd studs 5 to 15
1000 ztold and siler thimbles 5 to 15
5C00 Minaiure double lockets 12 to 20
10000 rold tooih-picks, screw pen-
cils crosses 12 to 50
luOOO ftts ladieh' jewelry, cameo,
oal, onyx, pearl Cal. dia
mond, coral, emerald, ji,
) lain, goid r.d cluster (all
style.-) 12 to 50
10000 silvf r extension pen hold'rs
& UOiJ pens 8 to IK
20000 articles of gold pens, pen
lif-hlers, both silver anJ
gold, gold pencils, chains,
ring, belt buckles, etc. jo to 100
The 250.000 articles are printed or writ
ten nti 2l)AiVQ slips of pater, an. I each
sealed sepa ru'e.'y iu small envelopes ; and1
w h'Mi ordered, are taken out, without re
gard to choice, and sent to ihe address or
dered by mpil. No f(vot iti"m is shown On
receipt ol the Notice on can sre what
you can have for TWO DOLLARS ! ! Pur
chasers may thus obtain a Gold Watcti, Dt
amoud Ring, or other very valuable ariide
for the abie small sum
In all transitions by mail we, shall
charge 10 cents for correspondence, pest
Send 10 cents and get a certificate 12
for SI ; 30 !rr S2 ; 75 for S5.
AGENTS W ANTED. r-Any Agent send
ing us Five Dollars at one lime, shall re
ceive by return ma f. in addiiion to the 75
certificates, one of our aricles fr-e ol co-',
valued al l ot les than FIFIEEN DOL
LARS, a a sample to show his Iriends.
Address REED & BROTHER,
Box 5133 New York City
Salesroom No 34 Liberty St.
Jjne 23, 1S65 2w. $s
CASMDITi: FOR CCEJIiSSIOXLR.
JOHN F. FOWLER, of Pine towm-hip,
has been induced, thrruglf the earnei-t
solicitations of his many democratic friends
to offer hinr.sell as a candidate for ihe offi ;e
of COUNTY COMMISSI JN ER, at ihe a(.-
nroachins General eleciion. sntWt to the
decision of the Democratic County Conven-
tion, which will convene in August next.
Jane 14 16553. pd.
C AX DID ATE FOR COJUIISSItMCIt.
YIMLLIAM R- DEMOTT, ol Ma lison
iu o n i"' uu swvu I nil u ru j
'ne solicilaitons ot his many Democratic
friends, lo authorize us to announce to. ihe
Democracy that he will be a candidate for
COUNTY COMMISSIONER, at the cominn
Fall election, subject to the decision ol the
Democratic Coumv Convention.
June 7, 1S65. S3.
riM)IITH F0IJ TRUASl'ItO,
"JOHN J. STILES, ESQ., of Benton twp.,
llironah the earned solicitation of his
many Democratic Iriends, has been induc
ed to offer himself as a candidate for the
office of TREASURER of Columbia Coun
ty, suhjct to the decision of the Demo
cratic Convention, which will be held on
the 28lh of August next.
Benton, May 22, 1865. 3 pd.
RI.NG & SUMMER GOODSit
MISS LIZZIE BARKLEY mot respect
fully announces to the citizens of Blooms
burg and vicin'ny that she has opened a
NEW MILLINERY SHOP, hi rooms for
merly occupied by Dr. Ramsey, deceased,
on Main St., below Market. She has a fine
assortment ol Mdlinery goods, which has
been selected with care and taste. She is
prepared to do all work placed in her hands
in as neat and durable ttyle as can be done
elsewhere. Give her a call
MISS LIZZIE BARKLEY.
Bloomsburg, April 26, 1865
The Bridal Chamber.
A note of warr.itif, and advice to those
suflering with Seminal Weakness, General
Debility, or Premature Decay, from what
ever cause produced. Read, ponder, and
reflect! Be wie in lime.
Seni FREE to any address, for tie bene
fit of the afilicted. Senl by return mail.
JAMES S. BUTLER,
429 Broadway, New Ycik.
Ap'ri! 12, 1865 3in.
THE PIICEXJX PECTOIUL
ILL CU R K-
.' i uead th Hdver-
'dZ&te' lraf;or compound
Syrup nl Wild Cherry and Seneka Snake
Root, will cure the Diseases of the Throat
iind LitniiS, such as cold, coughs, croip,
Asthma, bronchiiia, catarrh, sore throrff,
hoarseness, whooping couah. Sin.
Its timely use will prevent PULMOARY
CONSUMPTION. And even where this
learlul disease is fully developed, it will
afford mote relief than anv oilier medicine.
J. Lawrence Getz, ex-Speaker of the
Pennsylvania House ot Representatives,
says ; '-Thi sioujih remedy is now exten
sive used, and is of ,he hisihe-.t value to
the community, its curative qualities fiav
ing tren tested by thousands with the
rno-t gratifying results. It is carefully and
r.killinlty prepared Irnm W lid Cherry Bark
and Seneka Snake Root, by Dr. Levi Ober
,oI zer. a reputable physician of P.irjpnix
vtlle, Pa., and is sold by ne- y all dru"
isis and country storekeepers.7'
D P. Crosby, ex-Porl Master and-ex-Bulges
ol Potls'owti, certifies as follows:
I OTTS I OWN, Jan. 2, I8fi5.
Thi-ceilfies that I have used the Phoe
nix Pectoral in mv family, and I tecom
mer.d it to the Public as ihe very best
remedy for cough an i colds that I have
ever tried One of my children was taken
with a cold, accompanied with a croupy
couah, so bad, indeed, that ii could tjol
talk and scarcely breathe. Havins hear!
so much said about the PI ce lix Pectoral
I procured a bottle of il. 'l're first dose
relieves the difficulty ol breathing, and be
lore the child had taken one fourth of the
botile it was entirely well. Every family
should have il ia lhe:r house.
Signed I). P. CROSBY.
J. C. Smith, drnggi-t of New Hope. Bucks
comity, Pa., in writing to Dr. Oberhohzer,
says : "A few days since I bought two
dozen of your valuable cough remedy to
try, and find it very good, and as it is near
ly all gone 1 woutJ like jou to send me a
gross of it.
"Your medicine pives better satifuction
than any other I have in ihe Store. I am
agenl lor some of the most popular couuli
preparatiens, tut yonrs seems lo be doing
ihe most good.:'
Thf foliowiny is an extract from a letter
from Hiram Ellis, merchant, near Potts
loan, Pa.. 'l have tried ihe PhcDtiix Pec
lorn! am! find it In be the best cough med
icine extant. It meets with a more ready
sale than any other that I have ever had in
The proprietor of th' medicine has ro
much confidence in its curative powers,
from the testimony of thousands who have
used it, thai th money will I e paid back
to ar.y purchaser wto o not satisfied with
It is so pleasant lo take that children cry
for ii. Price THIRTY-FIVE CENTS; large
B ule- ONE DOLLAR.
1; is iinen led for only one class of dis
ea"s namely those ol ihe THROAT and
Picpared only by LEVI OSERHOLTZER
M D , Pi . iix vilie. Pa., ani eold Uy all
Dniirc'iots and Storekeepers.
J-il.ti-oii, llolloway, & Cowden, No. 23
North Sixth Mreei Philadelphia, and
K. C W .!!.& To., 115 Franklin Sire!,
New York. G-tpral Who'esale Agent.
N. B If your i e:e!t dru22ii or store
k.eper does not k-ep this medicine do not
U l him put j on off i;f some other medi
cine, because lie oakes more mor.ey on it,
bui sen J at oiife n one ol the Agents for il.
Ju ne 21. 1865. (Ju.
Entile of filis Jackun. lute of Stigailoaf tup.,
Columbia county, deed.
J EfTER5s tes!rne!iiirv on the ei-tate- of
. ila Jackson. Lie of Siijmlfnf town.
"hip, Columbia coumy. deceased, have
! been craned bv the Register of said coun
i ty lo DAVID LEWIS residing in Sugarloaf
j lowcshi,', C Inmt'ia co. All persons ha
j ing claims against the estate of the dece
i dent are requested lo present them for set
t tlement, and thoce indebted to the estate
j are requei-ted to make immediate payment.
1 DAVID LEWIS, Executor,
j May 10, 1865 pd. S3.
j To School Directors.
j JM1E School La-jv requires thai the An
j rinal Report ol Directors shall be filed
in the ctlice of tTe Superintendent at Ilar-
r sburz, be'ore the 15th of JULY next, or
, the S-ate appropriation shall be. forfeited ;
; hence it is i.ecee-ary for Directors to make
: out the Reports and forward them immedi
I Ktely to ih Coumy Su perintenderil. The
S;a i-l'ca! Report is to be Mmied by the
; Prescient and Secretary of ihe old boatd.
Oo th oppo-i:A pa.'undrr "OFFICERS
J AND Ml'M BERS OF I HE BOARD," the
1 names and oilicers of the new hoard are 10
b- written. f..G. BARKLEY.
Jitne 7, t?65. Co Sup't.
S on 1 re Pre n" ol 1 he subscribe
111 Hemlock townthip, Columbia county on
: or 'V101" Ifa!" ' l6o.
I A LARGt BROWN
t Till I'll IIIW
! AND CALF: ihe Cow.lo,
! ed to be -ix or ei'nt years old and calf one
J j . . .. - w i j x ij t IV 1VI VVII V
lorward, prove property, pay charges, and
lake them away, oiherwi-e they will be ad-ver:i.-ed
and sold as the law directs.
May 31, 1S65
Estate of G Lotciy Kline, late of Orange dee'd.
LETTEI- S of administration on the esta'er
ol G. Lowry Kline, late of Orange twp.,
Columbia county, deceased, have been
cranted, by the Register of said county, to
Eltruda Kline, residing in the township and
county aforesaid. All persons having de
mands against the estate of the decedenl
are requested to preesent them for settle
ment, and those in dee bted. to the estate are
requested to make immediate payment.
Orai ge, May 31, 1865. Adm'lrix.
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sent free to any address. Books may ba
had at the book stores, or will be seal, by
mail, po't paid on receipt ot tie price.
Address Dr. E. B. FOOTE, M. D.
1130 Broadway, New Yotk,
Feb. 1, IS65 6mo.
OLD THINGS MADE NEW.
4 PAMPHLET directin; how to speedily
tenure sigiu ana ive tip spectacles,
wi hout ai l ol doctor or medicine. Sen
oy mail, lree, oa receipt af 10 cents. Ad
dress, E. B. FOOTE, M. D.
' 1130 Bioadway, New Y'oik.
i Feb. 1, 6mo.