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gf;c lafizman' Jountaf, gfearpefb, Way 12, i860.
. J. BOW, EDITOR IS D PKOPRIBTOR.
CLEARFIELD, PA., -MAY 12, 1C9.
Aid for Cuba. Several days ago it was
announced that a vessel bad sailed from New
York with over one thousand Cubans aboard
fully armed and equipped for the field. But,
the authorities deny the statement no such
expedition having departed to their knowl
edge. The shipment of arras from the
United States.sold to other nation?, is, how
ever, a matter of common notoriety ; and
will not be interfered with by the govern
ment so long a.i the apparent destination is
not Cuba. This policy on the part of our
government will be a very convenient loop
hole for the Cuban patriots. In effect, ves
sels cleared for Nassau, Jamaica, or Mexico,
will be allowed to leave, no matter how much
war material or how many passengers they
carry. When once clear of the coast they
may change their destination, and of cout.se
our government cannot be held responsible
for such turpitude.
The Public Debt. An examination of
the books in the United States Treasurer's
office show that the public debt reached its
niaximam in Augmt, 1865, when it was $2,
757,689,571. At present it is $2,529,157,
885, a decrease in three years and eight
months of $228,531, 6S6. In August, 1865,
there were out but $1,258,000 in Pacific
Railroad bonds, while there are now $56,
852,000. So that the decrease of the debt,
exclusive of these railroad bonds, is $284,
125,6S6,beingat the rate of near$S0,OO0,O(Hj
per year. The actual reduction of the pub
lic debt iu April was about six million dol
lars. The principal of the debt wis reduced
$ 14,586,660 ; but the interest which accrued
in that month, and was not payable till af
ter its close, made the difference.
Bounty Claims. Instructions have been
given from the Treasury Department, un
der the late bounty law, that hereafter, in
paying soldiers' claims, two checks shall be
given one to the agent or attorney, for the
fee allowed by law, and the other sent di
rect to the soldier for the remainder due.
The fees allowed iu claims of white soldiers
are ten percent, when the amount duels
under $200, and Eve per cent, on any ad
ditional amount less thau $800, aud $50 on
claims in excess of $800. In colored cases
$5, $7 50 and $ 10, according to the amount
due if less thau $50, between $50 and $100,
or over $ lot). In the colored cases, but not
the white ones, advances and notarial ex
penses are included in the amount paid to
Ohio Politics. The renomination of
Governor Hays, by the Republicans of
Ohio, is generally conceded, and tLere is no
opposition to the nomination of Lieutenant
Governor Lee. The Democrats are sorely
divided on the question as to whom they
will run. Valasdigiiam wants General
Tom Ewixo, the Cincinnati Enquirer Gon
eralSAM Cart, the greenback people Geo.
II. Pexdleto.v. and so on. An Ohio pa
per thinks that "when a party is ready to
rob the cradle by taking that infantile Dem
ocrat Sam Cart, or the grave by taking one
of the Ewixo family, it is so far gone as to
be an object of commiseration."
Severe Hail Storm. A letter from
Anna, Union county, Illinois, dated May 7th,
says that place was visited by a fearful hail
storm. The hail stones measured from one
to two and a half inches in diameter, and
not a few as large as a man's fist. The
ground was covered in some places two feet
deep. The fruit crop has been al.nost en
tirely destroyed. Strawberries were just
beginning to ripen, with excellent prospects,
but now there will not be half a crop. Near
ly all the peaches are knocked off. How
lar the storm extended is not known.
Tub Militia Law. The following is a
change in the general militia law passed dur
ing the last session of the Legislature
That the minimum for all volunteer military
organisations of all arms of the service is
hereby fixed at thirty-two non-commissioned
" v.- , v .n t, m il i,i nru iiuo
actual service, when the minimum shall be
the same as is now required by law. Under
me act, oi there is an annual tax of
fifty cents, except iu Dauphin county, where,
by a special set of the last Legislature, the
tax is fixed at one dollar.
Spanish Progress. The Spauish Cor
tes on Thursday of last wetk, adopted the
article of the National Constitution guaran
teeing liberty of worship, by a vote of 104
to 40 the minority vote representing the
strength of the clerical party of intolerance.
Under this article the Catholic church is to
continue the State church, but the free ex
ercise of ail other forms of faith, both by
Spaniards and resident foreigners, is per
mitted and guaranteed. This is a great
stride for Spain.
Pennsylvania Central. -This great
road seems still to be tuan-hing onward,
pushing its way to supremacy with rapid
strides. It is reported that it has obtained
control of the raihoad from Covington, op
posite Cincinnati, to Louisville-, Ky., aline
of new road on the eve of being opened.
The object is to control the southern bus
iness. Near Maunalua, iut the Island of Hawaii
there are two lakes, side by side, one of
fresh water and the other salt. Both are
far above the level ot the sea, and it is l
bed there is no conneetioa between the
sa t lake and the ocean. The deposits of
salt in the former are now utilized by par
ties who have established salt work-
Some of our Republican, cotemporaries
are naming their special favorites for the
Gubernatorial nomination on the 23d of
June. Thus far Gov. Geary has received
the most liberal uewspaper support, but the
Bcllcfonte Republican is in favor of nomi
nating General John F. Ilartranft.the pres
ent Auditor General. The Huntingdon
Globe has brought forward the Hon. D. J.
Morrell, the member of Congress from that
district. The Luzerne people urge their
favorite leader, W. W. Ketchani, while In
diana will press Gen. Harry White. The
Lehigh Register presents Gen. Selfridge. LTp
to this time there has been a very kind feel
ing evinced towards all the candidates nam
ed. Apparently all are willing to sacrifice
any personal preference for the good of the
common cause in the success of the candi
date named, whoever he may be, and we
have no disposition to disturb that quiescent
kindliness which exists on all sides.
Our Democratic friends on the surface are
getting along quite as harmoniously, but
beneath it there is considerable jangling.
Both their candidates are worth millions
the amount Senator Sprague expressed bis
contempt for ana when the "stuff is about
lively times may always be expected among
the clean and unwashed Democracy. Judge
Packer is not disposed to take kindly the
way soma of the wire-workers re trying to
shove him off the track for Gen. Cass, (a
paper General, ) of Pittsburg, ('ass is going
to win : he knows better how to use his mil
lions thau Judge Packer.
With either Cass or Packer as the candi
date of the Democracy they will have "the
stuff" to keep the "boys" ia good npirits,
and they will no doubt make the campaign
a lively one.
"Seeking Annexation." The cry in
both Canada and Nova Scotia for a renewal
reciprocity treaty is fast beccmiug a cry for
annexation. Reciprocity is not one of the
probabilities so long as its absence stimu
lates the annexation feeling. The expedi
ent of forming one confederation of all the
British Provinces is admitted to have prov
ed a failure. The commercial interests of
the westeren section arc inimical to those of
the eastern. Canada fiuds a good market
in the maratime Provinces, but she affords
none to them. ANovaScotian writing to
the Albion the New York organ of the
British colonists after rehearsing these con
siderations, closes h is letter as follows :
"In a word, sir, driven by force of circum
stances, we are seeking annexation ; we be
lieve it wiil best subserve ouv interests, and
we expect to get it. The glory argument is
merely an empty sound ; the loyalty story is
dead ; we look for something tangiblc,ome-
ihing practical, something that will combine
real greatness, substantial glory, and true
prosperity ; and we believe these desiderata
will be secured to us by annexation to the
United States. Thec are my sentiments,
and they are shared by many of my coun
trymen." This feeling cannot but spread, and when
it takes a deep hold on the people annexa
tion will be a question of time only, and
short time at that
Legislative Necessaries. Some very
remarkable developments have been made
in the New York Assembly, which out-do
Penn'a Legislative extravagance (throwing
in paster and folder question) two to one.
In the matter of the items of expense of
two committees, the aggregate was over
$9,000. Of this amount $4,639 32 is for
theatre expenses, wines, brandy, cigars, rail
road tickets, whisky, dinners and medical
attendance. Considering that only $55 were
paid for medical attendance, and a couple of
hundred for livery stable expenses, and that
the balance went for eating, smoking and
drinking especially drinking the commit
tees must have been composed of a very
heaUliy set of men, equal to any amount of
labor "in passing the rosy," as Dick Swive
ler has it
Which ? The act of 1862 gave discre
tionary power to the Secretary of the Treas
ury to establish a sinking-fund for the grad
ual liquidation of the public debt Mr. Mc
Culloch never found the public finances so
easy as to warrant him in exercising these
powers. Our new Secretary.however, gives
notice of his intention to create such a fund
as early as July 1st, and to appropriate
from the current revenues therefor, regular
ly from and after that date. Either this
means that the Treasury is to be more cap
ably and prudently administered by Mr.
Boutwell, or that the advent of President
Grant has been accompanied by a marked
improvement in the financial situation of
Lutheran General Synod. The Gen
eral Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran
Church, about to commence in St. Paul's
Church, in Washington, will be composed
of some two hundred or more members,
clerical and lay delegates. These gentlemen
come from as far wet as Kansas, and repre
sent the Northwestern and Middle States
chiefly. The churches of this denomination
in tin Southern States have withdrawn from
the General Synod and organized a Synod
in the South. This large body represents
largely the progressive and liberal school of
Lutherans, so rapidly growing in the Uuited
Ex Gov. Pollock, the new Director of the
Philadelphia Mint, issued an order last Sat
urday a week tLatall parties annointed sub
sequent to October 1866, should consider
themselves discharged. This is bad for the
"Bread and Butter" folki. Gov. Pollock
proposes to cut dotfn expenses by having no
sinecures or supernumeraries. For the last
three years, at the Uuited States Mint, five
people have been doing the work of two.
One gentlemen got angry because tbey
wouldn't send his salary to his house. He
resigned more than two months ago.
Gen. John Hy, lately appointed U.S.
Marshal for tho Tv-atn r:.:. i ,
died suddenly in Philadelphia, on May 4th -
naving ruptureu a blood vessel. He served
with distinction in the army, during the re
bellion. Gen. E. M. Gregory has been ap
pointed to fill the vacancy occasioned by the
death of Gen. Ely. Gen. G. also fought
with distinction during the late rebellion.
"By Their Fruits."
The following sensible and truthful article,
from the Newark: Courier, is worthy the
careful perusal of every man throughout the
"When a party is to be adjudged, it is by
the fundamental principles of its platform
aud the acts ot its administration. By this
rule, how appear the national records of the
Democratic and Republican parties ?
The Democratic party has always taught
the principle of State sovereignty, and de
nied the right of the Federal Government
to maintain its own integrity. Uuder these
anarchical teachings, it fostered the most
treasonable sentiments, concocted one of the
most stupendous rebellions on record, arm
ed and equipped it so far as a bankrupted
national treasury could do it, and made the
astonishing declaration in a speciously word
ed message, that there was no legal author
ity for suppressing the rebclliou or coerc
ing the seceded States, and our Union was
but a "rope of sand," destined to fall to
pieces by its own weight. No power, they
said for so they hoped could save it. In
this condition they yielded up what they
considered the exhausted power of the Gov
ernment into the hands of the Republicans,
who, they phrophecied, would be speedily
Thus they labored assiduously for years
to destroy our institutions and inaugurate a
ruinous reign of anarchy, which they be
lieved would end in a monarchy, with the
old Democratic leaders at its head. Con
sistently with their principles, their policy
and the object in vievv, they denounced eve
ry movement for the suppression of the re
bellion as unconstitutional, predicted fail
ure, opposed the administration in and out
of Congress, and furnished men and means
only as far as the vigor uos measures of the
Government compelled them or, in the
words of the apology for the Governor of
the Empire State for sending troops to re
pel the invasion of Pennsylvania, "because
they could not help it." Popular senti
nient and the tide of ev cuts was against
them, and swept them on in spite of them
selves. Under such circumstances the Republican
party took the bankrupted governmeut and
the distracted Union, and by dint of almost
supernatural eflort nnd perseverance bro't
Older out of anarchy, saved the Union, and
still continue to pursue the even tenor ot
their way, in spite of treachery, falsehood
aim jibe. They are making it truly "the
land of the free and the home of the brave'
They have overthrown the Democratic plot,
overcome Democratic machinations and
proved the falsity of Democratic prophecy.
As they have done in the past so will the
Republicans do in the future. They show
their faith by their works. The tree is
known by its fruits."
Crop Prospects. The New York Tri
bune, which has extensive correspondence
all over the country, says: "We believe
there was never before so large an area of
our country in Wheat at this season as now,
hod that sowed last Fall is looking remarka
bly well. Unless some disastrous blight
shall yet be experienced, we shall harvest
more wheat in 1809 than in any f ormeryear.
And on all this Atlantic slope a very large
breadth has already been sown to Spring
Grain, while much land is now in course of
preparation for Indian Cord. Our orch
ards are just bursting into bloom, and the
promise of fruit especially of Peaches is
remarkably good. Our meadows and pas
tores are beginning to feel the need ot a
long, warm, geutle rain. The last two or
three weeks have been very favorable to
Spring work, but Grass dons not start as it
should for want of a soaking rain. Clouds
gather to little purpose and disappear; and
a few more hot, bright days will shorten our
Hay crop disastrously. We want rain.
Reward op Renegades. Men who de
sert their party because of failure to procure
office, or from any other unworthy motive,
do not often profit by turning renegades
There is the recent case of Fishbaek, of In
dianapolis.in point. He was an applicant for
the postoffice of that place and failed to get
it. Returning home soured in feeling, he
permitted the Democratic party and a few
of his rebellious Republican friends to run
him for the mayoralty, and was beaten. Had
he continued true to his party his fishbaek,
weak as it was, might in time have carried
him into office; but his political backbone
is now broken, and as a punishment for his
treason he must remain a helpless cripple
Tired of being Congressman. Gen.
Paine, of Wisconsin, who succeded Mr.
Dawes as Chairman of the Committee on
Elections in the House, seems to have had
enough of Congressional honor and labor.
In a letter to his constituents he says : "If
this business of 'going to Congress' had
never been attracive to me, my observation
and experience during the last ninety days
would have very effectually dispelled the
illusion. I will work zealously and faith
fully two years more, as a "servant," and
then I propose to resume the dignity of a
'sovereign,' and 'stay at home." I shall
not be a candidate for re-election."
TnE Ku Klux. Information reached
Atlanta, Georgia, that Bradford O. Rboads,
a prominent Republican of Warren county,
was killed at his residence in Warrenton, on
Wednesday night, April 5th, by some Ku
Klux. Bands of these assassins are prowl
ing about the country committing outrages
upon the Republicans indiscriminately. To
be an avowed Republican in that country is
a sure passport to death or violent outrage.
Burned. In accordance with au act
passed by the legislature last winter for the
destruction of unavailable depreciated funds
of old State banks, the State Treasurer of
1 ennsylvania caused to be burned to asrips.
on Friday morning, May 7tb, all such funds
remaining in the vaults of the Ireasury
amounting to $41,032 00.
"PERriSELY." The London
Review says : "The aoouisition of Curia will
probably be accomplished by the United
States with little difficulty, whether the in
termediate form of independence is observ
ed according to the Texas precedent or pass
ed over as useless."
A Little of Everything.
There are do public schools ia Teiu.
Appearing the verdure, on the treet.
Arriving daily new goods, at Mossop's.
Caught a young fox, in Tyrone.the other day,
Will a ihoe. laced with a tjr laee, stay laoed ?
Up-th new sign of Messrs. Hartswick 4- Ir
The place to get job work done the Journal
For sale magazines and papers, at the post
In blast the soda fount, at Shaw's drug store
A Boston merchant has a business ledger 190
"Fusil-guzzler" is the latest definition of a
Minister Washburne sailed for France on Sat
Sold the chap who bought the coal scuttle with
a hole in the bottom.
Bogota inclines to reconsider its rejection of the
dishing Canal treaty.
Price of the Journal, only two dollars in ad.
vance. S ubseribe for it.
Removed the Drug Store of A. I. Shaw.to the
room adjoining Mossop's.
The Boston Post says that the discharged elerks
say that Boutwell is -'turning out" badly.
Baron Rothschild's estate, whieh has just been
settled up, amounted to $340,000,000 in gold.
R. A. Mackey, Esq., the new State Treasurer,
entered upon the duties of his office on Monday
A Florida paper apologises for shortcomings
with the frank explanation "The publisher ia off
on a bum."
A man with a Wooden leg is astonishing the
good people at Burlington, Iowa, by riding the
Amusing to see a church member leading a
eow into town, on Sunday morning, with the bell
stuffed full of leaves.
The "oldest Mason" has now turned np in Can
ada, in the person of Charles McKewen, who was
"raised" in Ireland in 1778.
The Mount Vernon estate of Gen. Washington
is advertised in the Alexandria (Va.) Gazette, to
be sold on the 10th ot June.
A citizen of Boston is of opinion that to have
the new Boston Postoffice between Miik and Water
streets is ominous and anouialous.
Some Belgian chemists propose to teach how to
make "G rand Mousgeux" champagne out of in
gredients costing but two eon Is a quart.
The Emperor Napoleon celebrated his sixty
second birthday by a grand dinner at the Tuile
ries, on Tuesday evening. April 27th.
Gen. Joe Lane, who was on the Democratic
national ticket with Breckinridge in 1S60, has
lately joined the Koman Catholic Church.
The British House of Commons, by a majority
of ninety -Dine, have passed the bill repealing the
prohibition to marry a. deceased wife's sister.
Ashley's troubles are not yet over. Montana
begs Grant to recall his appointment as ber Gov
ernor. They don't want the groat impeacher.
There are innumerable inventions for the man
ufacture of bricks a much needed article is a
machine for their painless extraction from the
A successful office-seeker in Washington had to
search a Gazetteer to ascertain where thecountry
was to which he was appointed as Minister from
the United States.
In Dcs Moines, Iowa, two barbers have been
fined 57 86 for working en Sunday. The justice
said "it was legal to sell rum and cigars on Sun
day, but not to shave."
A New Tork jury has cast Gen. John A Dix in
$10,000 damages for imprisoning in Fort Lafay
ette. during the war, a man named Daniel D. Bell,
of Rochester, New York. (
Duck eggs are declared by a Philadelphia doc
tor to be a surecurd for palpitation of the heart
It is not difficult to see that the prescription is in
the interest of quackery !-
Thirteen of the western railways earned, in
the three months ending with March, a total sum
of SI4.fil3,942, or nearly two millions more than
in the same period of 1K6S.
The number of Chinamen living in California
and the adjacent States and Territories is said to
be about one hundred thousand, or nearly one
fourth of the adult male population.
There are eight tunnels on the Pennsylvania
Railroad, ranging from two hundred to three
thousand six hundred and twelve feet in lergth
the one at Gallitzin being the longest.
In the word abstemt out the five vowels of the
alphabet stand in their grammatical order, a-e t-o-u.
The word facetious presents the same acci
dental singularity ,and facetiously brings in they.
A shrewd bnt unenlightened school director
out West used to say, on examining a candidate
for the post of teacher, "We all know that a, b, e,
is vowels, but we want to know why they is vow
Pardee College, Pike county, Missouri, confers
the degree of M. A. (maid of arts) upon young
ladies. Among the practices prohibited at this
institution is "gallanting or association of ladies
A rustic deseribin" Louisville, said the finest
residence there belonged to M. E. Church, whose
name was cut in big letters over the door, and
there was a sharp pointed chimney on the bouse,
two hundred feet high.
The ordinary mode of churning in Chili is to
put the milk in a skin usually a dog skin tie it
to a donkey, mount a boy on him with rowels to
his spurs about the the length of the araraal's
ears, and then run about four miles.
Prof. Gabb, Gorermeent geologist of ITayti,
who lately went thither from Philadelphia, writes
that the whole people, from the President to the
native herdsmen in the mountains, are in favor
of annexation to the Lnited Status.
Ex-Governor Cortin says he would feel still
prouder ot his great State :'if the thousands of
wounded, men who are at the corners of our
streets grinding organs and picking up a scanty
living hy begging, were provided for."
"Many a man for love of self,
To stuff his coffers starves himself;
Labor, accumulates, and spares,
To lay up ruin for his heirs ;
Grudges the poor their scanty dole,
Saves everything except his soul'
A farmer in the neighborhood of St. Johnsbury,
Vermont, has all the year's butter on hand, be
tween one and two tons, for which he was offered
last winter fifty-two cents a pound. He asked
fifty-five, and keeps bis butter, which will soon
be fit for agon grease.
An Indiana clergyman makes his visits on a
velocipede It is reported that bis principal bu
siness is that of rematching divorced individuals,
and in order to keep up with the demand of that
line ot business in Indiana.it its necessary to have
some means of getting around very swiftly.
The emigration from Prussia to the United
States excites the surprise of the Berlin journals.
On April 6th and 7th there were conveyed to
Bremen 3,500 peasant, about to sail for America.
The cause of the increase of emigration is attri
buted to the famine and destitution in Eastern
A man in Sewickly armed two of his neighbors
with a maMet and a club to hunt a burglar the
other night. They went around the house in op
posite directions, and meeting in the darkness
behind it, they proceeded to pound and whack
eaoh other in a fashion that woull have been ter
ribly effective if either bad been the burglar.
The Largest Nugget. A nugget of
gold, weighing 210 pounds Troy, and yield
ing when smelted 226S.5 ounces pure metal,
has recently been discovered by two miners
at the Ballarat Diggings, Australia. It was
found two iucbes beneath the surface in a
district that has been thoroughly dug over
for many years past The finders obtained
$43,000 for their prize from one of the
Australian banks. The largest lump of gold
hitherto discovered, it is believed, anywhere,
was also obtained at Ballarat, at the depth
of 180 feet, and weighing 1S4 pounds, 9
ounces. It was called the "Welcome Stran
ger." The nuggets next in size, found in
Australia, were as follows: The Blanche
Barkly, found at a depth of 13 feet, at Kin
go wer, and weighing 145 pounds, 3 ounces:
a nugget at Canadian Gully, Ballaiat,
weighing 134 pounds, 11 ounces, at a depth
of 60 feet, and the Lady Ilothaui, weighing
Special Providence. It is difficult to
suppress a belief in special providences.
Here, for example, says one of our most pro
found and and philosophical exchanges, just
as Mr. Johnson .has retired to private life,
there has been discovered near Nashville
one ot the most curious and commodious
caverns in the country. "It is deep and
extensive," says the telegra- i. It is evi
dent to us that this great caVe has been bid
den from the eyes of mankind, and express
ly reserved for the use, benefit and behoof of
Mr. Johnson, that he may retire to it, "the
world forgetting, by the world forgot," for
the purpose of reflection, repehtence, sclf
niortiGcation, both of the flesh and of the
spirit, and all other occupations in which it
is proper for a first class hermit to engage.
We confidently expect soon to hear that he
las moved in and established himself as an
ancorite, with a couch of straw aud a diet
of roots and water.
The Pope and the Free Masons.
The Pope is fulminating against the Ma
sonic Order. In his eyes, a Free Mason is
worse than an infidel worse thnn anytl.ing,
perhaps except a Drotcstants: Here arc the
latest utterances of the Supreme Pontiff:
"Those Free Masons are nothing but sects
of iniquity, bound together only by com
plicity in odious crimes. They are lull of
perverse manocuvers and diabolical artifices,
corrupters of morals, and destroyers of ev
ery idea of honor, truth and justice; propa
gators of monstrous opinions; dissemina
tors of abominable vices and unheard-of
wickedness; overthrowers of authority,
whether of the Catholic Church or civil so
ciety; and capable" (such is the astound
ing conclusion) "of driving God himself
out of Heaven, if it were possible."
Spain and Cuba. A Madrid letter says
the Government seems to have abandoned
the task of endeavoring to conceal the facts
in regard to the progress of the insurrection
in Cuba. It is admittted that the situation
is as critical as it can be, and that fighting
is going on over two thirds of the Island.
Iu spite of the strict surveilance established
by the Spanish Cruisers the insurgents con
tinue td be plentifully supplied with muni
tions of every kind, including large pieces
of artillery, and though some of the block
ade runners are occasionally captured it does
not prevent supplies beiug pushed in as ac
tively as ever. Unless the insurrection is
suppressed within the next two months it is
acknowledged that little chance will be left
of Spain retaining possession of the Island.
Temperature op Alaska. If Alaska
is not the paradise ot orange groves and
spice forests that some of the advocates of
of its purchase would have us believe, it is
certainly much warmer than the regious on
the corresponding degrees of latitude to the
eastward. The meteorological record at
Fort Tongan,kcpt by United States officers,
shows that the lowest range of the ther
mometer between June, ISCS.and February,
1809, was twenty-five degrees above zero.
The highest point reached by the mercury
was fifty-nine degrees, in August. During
the three winter months, it averaged over
thirty-six degrees. The least rain fall was
in August nine one-hundredtbs of an inch ;
the greatest in November seventeen inch
es and ninety-two one-hundredths.
The Southern Opinion, of Richmond.
Va.. the only out-and-out Rebel oaner left
south of the Potomac, has been compelled
to suspend its publication for want of sup
port. There are a few Rebel papers of the
Brick Pomeroy stamp still in existence in
the north, but they too are fast dvinc out.
The old fogy prints of the copperhead per
suasion must either change their tone or co
under before the next five years.
The Boston Journal of Cltemitry states
that "no variety of wine is more dangerous
than what is calied claret. It is u ually a
vile mixture. Thousands of gallons are
made by allowing water to soak through
shavings, and adding thereto a certain pro
portion of logwood and tartaric acid, and a
little alcohol. Good judges can hardly dis
criminate between this fictitious mixture
and the genuine article."
A Mistake. Vallatuliifham says the Dc
mocracy made a mistake in 1SGS. in not
nominating Chase. He is probably correct.
in this way if Chase had been nominated
by the Democratic party and beaten in 1S08,
when defeat was expected, it would have
saved them from the mortification of being
obliged to nominate him in 1372, and being
again beaten when they look for victory.
Brick Pomroy seems to know the leadinrr
Democrats of New York as he himself is
known. He says: "If buyinx and sellintr.
if fraud and corruption, if double dealing,
trickery, dishonesty, and nothing but a love
for gain is to mark the course of the leading
Democrats of New York, I just ask God to
spare my life for the next two years." Go
The last rail, uniting the Pacific Bail-
roads, was laid on Monday last. The com
pletion of the road was the occasion off real
rejoicing in San Francisco, and other cities.
Many a man's word is as good as his bond
but it should, be remembered that some
times both are. wqj thJcss.
Election Ordered. The telegraph an
nounces that President Grant has directed
Gen. Canby to order an election in Virgin
ia about Jthe first of June, or sooner, if he
should think it advisable. I he objectiona
ble clauses of the Constitution will be sub
mitted and voted on separately.
Gold has been discovered in the rocks of
the Stevens estate, at Hobokeu, opposite
New York. It will pay eighty dollars per
ton for crushing. Thre is considerable ex
citement in Hoboken over the discovery
General Canby, it is stated, will probably
defer the constitutional election in Virgin
ia until July, so as not to interfere with the
harvest and in order that he may obtain a
full registration of voters.
3(1 tve tkcrtt.'scwcnte.
Attve.rtisemeuis get up tu large typ,T out of platn
style, will be charged double usual rates. JVo t tits
"VyOTICK. All persons indebted to the subsrri
Jl ber, are requested to come and settle with
out delay. K. MOSSOP.
CAUTION. All persons are hereby cau-
tioned against purchasing or in any way
meddling with a team of bay horses, uue set of
double harness, and one two horse wagon, in pos
session of H. II. Walk, of Morris township, as
the same belong to me,and are subject to my order.
May 22,"6-3tp. ANDEKSOX J1UKKAY.
A DMINISTKATOR'S NOTICE. Let
ters Testamentary on the estate of
Hugh Kiddle. late oT Burnside t'p, Clearfield coun
ty, Pa., dee'd, having been granted to the
undersigned, all persons indebted to said estate
are requested to make immediate payment, and
those having claims against the same will present
tbem, properly authenticated, lor settlement.
May 12,"6-6tp JOHN KUBAUAL'UH, Adm'r.
MASSACHUSETTS MUTUAL LIFE
Incorporated lS.il Assets nearly Three Million
Dollars Dividends Annually. n-third or one
half of the premium loaned to the assured. All
Policies Non Forfeitable by law of the State of
Massachusetts Reliable and energetie Agents
wanted Apply to
JOHN KNOX MARSHALL. State Ae-ent.
S. W. cor 6th and Walnut Streets.
Mayl2. 69-3in J Philadelphia. Pa.
"POUND on Market Street, nearly oppo
site the jail, the cheapest place to buy
(wholesale or retail,)
May I2 ltn.
Boots A Shoes.
Hats Jt Caps,
at J. P.
BUY E II S !
Who sells the cheapest goods in the
Who sells Lest calicoes at 12 A cts a jar J ?
Who svlU best unbloavhed muslin at !7 cents 7
Who sell Hall's Calf lioots at 55 00?
Who sells Hall's best Coarse Boots at $4 50 ?
M O S S O P !
Who sells Hall's bestKip Hoots at 4,o0?
Who sells Hats lower than anybody else ?
Who sells Sugar the cheapest ?
Who sells Syrup the cheapest?
Who sells Flour the cheapest ?
Who sells Chop and Feed the cheapest ?
Who sells Hardware the cheapest ?
Who sells Queensware the cheapest ?
M O S S O P ?
Who sells Tinware the cheapest?
Who sells Clothing the cheapest ?
Who sells Phtster the cheapest ?
Who sells Salt the cheapest 2 -MOSSOP!
Who first brought goods down to the
lowest cash prices ?
Everybody should buy their goods at
M O 8 S O P ' S !
Clearfield, May 12. 189.
CEEXSWARF. Tea set. be-l Mon......
I - - v S
ALL'S FISE CALF-SKIN BOOTS, at SS ,
May 12.T.9 at MOhSOP s '
OIL CLOTH S, at greatly reduced priest a,
May 1 2, 69. MOSSQP s
DRIED FRUIT, at reduced prices, at
May I2,'6i. MOSSQP s
BACON. llama. Sides and Shoulders at rednctj
prices, at MOSSOP 8.
D. It. fCLLKBTOX.
w. a. H'raiaiuT.
FULLERTON & McPlIER-SOX,
Keep constantly on hand Fresh Meats, such as
BEEF, VEAL. MUTTON, Etc.,
All kinds of Vegetables, in season
BUTTER, LARD, Etc.,
Which they will sell at the lowest market prices.
Cash paid for Cattle, Butter, etc.
ROOM OX MARKET ST.,
Clearfield. Pa.-May 12,'69.
OAUTION. All persons are hereby cau-
tinned aeainst purchasine or in any way
meddling with two MAKE Ml' l.ES. one a "black
and the other a dun, one two horse wagon, ai d
one set double harness, now in possession of Geo.
Hancock, as the same t-elong to us and are only
left with said Hancock on loan .subject toourorder
Philipsburg m3tp WAGON EK BRO.
C AWED LUMBER. The undersigned
havini; htarted in the Lumber busine,
near Osceola, Clearfield county. Pa., is now pre
pared to furnish pine boards, clear and pand
stuff, Ac. Pine and Hemlock bills sawed to order
and shipped ou short notice.
May 5. !Sfi9-tf. Clearfield Co.. Pa.
White Lead, Zinc Paint, Linseed Oil. Turpentine,
Varnishes of all kinds, Color, in oil and
dry, Paint and Varnish brushes.
HARTSWICK A IRWIN,
Clearfield. Pa -M 5,'69.
TNTIIE DISTRICT COURT OF THE
United States, for the Western District
of Pennsylvania CHRISTIAN J. SHOFF, a
bankrupt uuder the act of Congress of March 2d
lb'i7, having applied for a discbarge from all his
debts, and ither claims provable under said aot.
by order of the Court. notice is hereby given. to ail
persons who hare proved their debts, and other
persons interested, to appear on the 13th dav of
May lSfi'J, at Two o'clock. P M.. betore S h.
Woodruff Esq. Register in BanKruptey at hij
office, in Clearfield Pa., to show cause, if any
they have, why adischarge should not be granted
to the said bankrupt. And furlber, notiee is
hereby given that the Second and Third meetings
of Credi ors of the said bankrupt, required by
the 27lb and 2Mb sections ot said act. will be held
before the said Register, at the ioii tiue aud
place. S. C. McCaNDLES, Clerk.
May 5th. I9fi9,-2t.
TX THE DISTRICT COURT OKTHK
United States. f.r the We-tern District
of Peum-ylvania S'lACY W. TllOMP.-'t.N. a
Banitrtipt under the Act of Congress of March
2d, 1867, having applied for a di.-vharge from all
his debts, and other claims provable under said
act. by orler of the Court, notice i. hereby given,
to all persons who have proved their dt-litp, aiid
other perrons interested, to appear on the I" k
day ot May. at I o'clock. V M.. before S.
E. Woodruff. Esq . Register in Bankruptcy, at
his office in Clearfi Id. Pa , to show cau.-e. if any
th ey hare, why a discharge should not be grantml
to the said Bankrupt. Aud furlber. notice is
hereby given, that Ihe Second and Third meet
ings of creditors of the said Bankrupt, required
by the 27th and 2th lections of said act. will ba
held before the said Register, at the same time
and place. S. C. McOANOLEsS, Clerk.
May 5, lS39-2t.
Having just returned from New York ard
Philadelphia we take this method of no
tilying all our old customers, and
many others whom we desire to
have as customers, that we
are receiving a very
LARGE STOCK OF GOODS,
of all kinds, which we will sell at very
. low figures. Give us a rall.exam-
ine our goods and prices be
fore purchasing elsewhere
and thereby save from i
to 20 per cent, on your purchases.
SurriHtsors f Tea. Epci Cr Thompnu.
Curwensville, May a. ISStf-lt.
PUBLIC SALE OF
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE.
The following valuable property will htiuM
at publie outcry, on
sa run i. r. ma r wtk, nw.
between the hours of 1 2 o'clock. M aud 2 o'clock
P. M., in the towu of Gn Hope, vis :
2:54 ACRES AXD ALLOWANCE.
of choice timber land, situate in Beecaria tw p,.
Clcariicld county. Pa . lying within one and s
half miles of Iiig Clearfield creek, and well "'
ered with choice pine, oak and hemlock timber,
(being part of the Isaac Wainpole survey.) as
is well calculated for timbering or ln2S'0?
There are valuab'j coal mines opened on l""
immediately adjoining the same. The sbo"
tract ia part of, and taken out or. the lands for
merly belonging to Win. Pusey. Parsons wiil""S
to purchase will do well to examine this propeiO-
The conditions of sale are as follows: Out
half I.- be paid down on confirmation of ssle sna
the other half on the first day of -May. n-'
be reeured ky bond md mortgage, with inteie"
from day of sale. Possession will be given im
mediately. The owner reserves one bid
May IAC, J H A M I" KLJV 1 1
The undersigned adopt this method of notify
ing the public generally, and the citiieos of Csr
wensville and vicinity in particular, that tbey
have just returned lrom the East with, and sr
now opening, ia their
NEW STOKE IiOOM,
one door West of Bloom's Hotel, a large n
selected stock of goods, which will be sold as
cheap as the same quality elsewhere in thseoe"'-
Our stock consists of Dry Goods, of every
scription, togother with a full assortment of ac
tions. Clothing, UaU anJ Caps, Bot, Eho
Hardware, Queensware, as well as Tinwr, O
darware, Willowwwe, Buckets and Brooms.
gether with a large stock of Groceries, and s -ways
full stock of Fleur, Fish, Salt, 4
In short, we keep a foil supply of everythicf
used in this market.
w .. .11 . .M enntsmers. and as ssT
new ones as ean make it convenient, to gi"
Call before purchasing elsewhere.
Curwensrille. P... DANIEL HAK0C'
May5,I889-t. EDWIN GOOD I"