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The follciwing is the Pointy 'Law recently
passed by'the be sin that
it covers every Iforin of proceeding adopted by
the people to raise bounties,- and legalizes
every method they may have agreed upon for
refunding such H übscrip ti ona by taxation. It is
entitled "An Act Relating to the Payment of
Bounties to Volunteers : "
SECTION 1.: Be it enacted by the 'Senate and
Mouse of Representatives of the Commonwealth
of Pennsylvania in - General Assembly net, and
' it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same,
That all bondii, warrants, or certificates of in
debtedness, issued by the Commissioners, or
Commissioners and Controller, of any* county,
orlthe corporate authorities of any city, ward
-or, borough; or the School Directors, or Road
Commissioners, or Supervisors, of any township
of this Commonwealth, for the payment of boun
ties to persons volunteering to enter the military„
or naval service of the United States, under any j
7 - requisition heretofore made by the President
of the Mated States, be and the same are here
- by legalized, made valid and binding upon such
counties, Cities, wards, boroughs, and townships,
as if fall and legarauthority had existed for the
• issuing and making of the same when they were
issued and made ; and that in all cases where
any spegial committee, commissioners, or an
individual or individuals, of any county, at',
township, borough or ward, shall have subset i
bed and paid, or become personally liable for
• the payment of money, for the purpose ot' pay : .
ing bounties to' volunteers, under the late calls'
of thc President of the United States, who have
been mustereOnto the United States military
service, and credited to such county, city, town
ship, ward, or borough, witlithe understanding,
or agreement, that a law would be enacted to
levy and colledt a tax upon such county, city,
• township, borough, or ward, for the payment of,
stich advancement and liabilities, all subscrip
tions, so paid, or money borrowed as aforesaid, I
shall be good and valid against such county,
city, township, borough, or ward, as if the same
had been subscribed or borrowed by the corpor
authorities of the same, underthe provisions
of' this act ; and it shall be the duty of the Com
missioners, Supervisors, Councils, or School DI
-rectors, as the case may be, to proceed to levy
and collect a - taxsupon such county, city, town
ship, borough; or ward, sufficient to pay the
principal of all'such claims,with interest thereon
until the dayUT payment, together with the cost
Of collection thereof.
SECTION 2. That all payment of bounties to
volunteers, entering the service, of the United
States as aforesaid,by the Commissioners, or the
Commissioners and Controller, of any county,
or the corporate authorities of any city, ward,
or borough, or by the School Directors, or - Road
.Commissioners, or Supervisors, of any 'lowa
ship of this Commonwealth, and all loans made
.'.kyanid -- usitkoritier,, for the purpose of making
such payments, be and the same are hereby le
galized and. made valid:
SECTION 3. That the authorities aforesaid are
hereby authorized and required, to execute and
complete, nil agreements, and contracts, here
tofore made by the aforesaid authorities of such.
comities, cities, wards, boroughs, or townships,
for the payment of bounties, as aforesaid, or
for retanding advancements made for that pur
pose by any committee, special commissioners,
individual,or individlials, on condition that they
shall be refunded, according to the true intent
and meaning of such agreements and contracts;
and for that purpose the said authorities are
hereby authorized to borrow money, and issue
bonds, warrants, or certificates, in the name of
such county, corporations, or townships, with
or without interest coupons attached; payable
at such time and place as may be agreed upon,
and to levy such taxes as may be necessary to
meet the payment of the principal and interest
__of said bonds, warrants and certtficates, as the
same shall become' due ; which taxes and levies
shall be assessed, and collected, as other county,
city, ward, borough, or township taxes are as
sessed, levied; and collected : Provided, That
in all election or eurolment districts, not having
any constituted authorities, as contemplated by
this act, competent to levy and collect said tax,
the board of election officers of such district
shall be authorized to levy, and proceed to have
said tax collected in such districts.
SEcnox 4. That all assessments heretofore
made of taxes for the purpose of paying boun
ties, as aforesaid, be 'and the same are hereby
' legalized and made valid: Provided, That the
property of non-commissioned officers and pri
vates, in actual service in•the United States ar
my and navy, from this,Commodwealth, orwho
died, or were, permanently disabled, in such ser
vice, or having been in such service for the
space of one year and six months, were honor
ably discharged therefrom, and the property of
widows, minor children, and widowed mothers
of non-commissioned officers and privates,-who
died in such service, shall be exempted from any
taxation under the provisions of this act: Pro
vided, That the provisions of the first, second,
third and fourth sections of this act shall be so
understood as to have reference. only such
agreements and contractsas have been . entered
into by the authorities aforesaid, subsequent to
' the 17th day Of October, 1863. '
SECTION 5. That ail the provisions of the four
teenth section of an act to create a loan, and
provide for arming the State, passed the 15th
day of May, 1861, which authorizes the Associ
ate Judges, and County Commissioners, of the
-several counties of this Commonwealth, to con
stitute a board* of relief for the families Of such
volunteers as have- been, or shall be, enrolled
and mustered *into service from their several
counties, are hereby extended, and applied, to
the families -of men who have been, or may
`hereafter be, drafted or conscripted, and plas
tered into the service of the United States, and
credited to the quota of said counties respective
- ly; and all-arrangements made by' the several
counties of this Commonwealth, for the support
of the families of volunteers, militia, drafted or
conscripted men, mustered into the service, and
credited, as aforesaid, are hereby legalized and.
confirmed ; and full and legal authority is here by
given said County, Commissioners to -borrow
money for the payment of such expenses, and
for the extension of such relief to the families
of:h11 private. soldiers and non-commissioned
ofdcers, who have been mustered in, or may
hereafter be mustered into, the service'of the
United States, and credited as aforesaid, in pur
suance of any requisition made, or to be mule,
by the President of the United State, or - by any
, law of the United States now made, or hereafter
to be made, or by the Governor of Pennsylva
nia, or any laW of said Commonwealth now made,
or hereafter to be made. .
- SECTION 6. That the Commissioners of any
. and every county in this Commonwealth are
hereby authorized to borrow_ such sum, or sums
of money as may be saffident to pay to each
and every non-commissioned officer and private
soldier who volunteered_ from such county, and
entered the military or' aval service' of the
United States, on, or, after the 17th day of
October, A. D. 18ii3; and to each and every
non-commissioned officer and private soldier
who may hereafter volunteeer and enter the
service of the United States from such county,
and be credited to the quota thereof, iu pursu
' aneuef any, requisition of the President of the
United-States, - or any law of thet United States
now made, or hereafter to be made, a sum not
exceeding three hundred dollars proitided how
ever, That in That part of any county where
School. Directors, or Road Commissioners, - or
Supervisors, of any township, or townships,, or .
whore the corporate authorities ofany eity,ward,
or bortitigh, or any eorninitteeopeeiat minnis
sioners, individual, or individuals, haysf paid, or
have now commenced to raise a fund for the pur
pose of paying, such bounties, it shall be lawful
for such School liireetots, or RoadCommission
its, or Supervisors, of Such - township, or town-
Slaps, or the corporite authorities of such city,
Ward, or borough, to borrow such sum, or sums
Of money as may he'required to pay to eaehvol
..unteer Iron] such district, a 'sum not exceeding
three hbridred dollars; and it shall be lawful
for such authorities of said townships, cities,
wards, or boroughs, , to issue bonds of said town
ships, cities, wards, or boroughs, for such sum,
or sums, of money, and in such amounts as may
be necessary to pay the authorized bounty to
each volunteer required to fill the quota or quo
tas of such township, city, ward, or \ borough :
And provided further, That such townships,
cities, wards, and boroughs, as have filled their
quota, or quotas, under any call or requisition
I heretofore made by the President of the United
I States, as aforesaid, without aid from the coun
ty, city, or borough, shall be exempt from any'
_tax levied, or to be levied, by the said county,
city, or borouglr, for the payment of bounties,
or for the payment of any bonds issued by said
County Commissioners, city, or borough autho
rities, for the payment of bounties to volunteers
to fill the quota aforesaid: An 1 prorided fur
ther, That no county, city,. ward, township, bi)-
rough, or other district, which shall have agreed,
or catered, to pay, as bounty to each volunteer
credited to such county, city ward, township,
borough, or other district, a larger sum than
three hundred dollars, shall be subject- to the
limitation as to amount prescribed in this
act ; but any payment made, or to be made, or
obligation given, or to' be given, or liability.
incurred, or to be incurred, in pursuance of
such offer or agreement, is hereby ratified and
declared to be lawful and valid: And provided
further, - That in case the Commissioners of any
county, or the Commissioners and Controller of
any county in this Commonwealth, shall neglect
or refuse, to take the necessary steps tp raise,
or complete the raising of bounties iu town
ships, wards, and, boroughs, not haying raial,
or commenced to raise, bounties
,at the time of
the passage of this eel, then. and in hat case,
said township, wind, -or,_ borough, by their au
thorities aforesaid, shall liarepower to proceed
and raise bounties as fully and effectually as if
done by the county authorities.
SECTION 7. That the said County Commis
`Sioncrs, or School Directors, Road Commission
ere, or Supervisors, of any township,or corpo-.
rata authorities of any city, ward, or borough';
are hereby authorized, (for the purpose of '
rying out the provisions of this act,) to borrow
money, and issue bonds, or .certificates of in
debtedness, no bond, or certificate, to be less"
than the sum of 'twenty-live dollars, except
when the bounty is less ~than twenty-five dol
lars, in the name of such county, township, city,
ward, or borough, with, or without, interest con,
pons attached, payable at such times, and in
such manner, as may- be agreed upon ; and to
levy, and assess, on all property, professions,
trades and occupations, subject to taxation, for
State and county-purposes, and collect such
tuxes as may be necessary to meet the princi
pal, and interest. of said bonds and certificates,
as they shall become due, and payable; which
taxes shall be collected as county, city, ward,_
and borough; taxes are now levied'and collect
ed, including a per capita tax, of not more than
one dollar, on all taxable mule inhabitants:
Provided, That only one per capita tux shulbbe
levied in any one year : Provided, That in all
cases where any person, or persons, liable to
draft, have, for the purpose of raising the, sum
requisite to pay a bounty to the volunteers re
quired 11011 the quota of any county, city, ward,
lorough, or township, stipulated, in writing,J to
pay a sum greater than the amount of tax which
would be due upon the assessed valuation of
their real, or personal property,, it shall and
may be lawful for,ithe corporate authorities of
such county, city, ward, borough, and township,
to collect the amount so subscribed: Provided,
That no bonds, or ,certiticates, issued under any
of the provisions of this act, shall be for a lam=
ger period than ten - yOrs: Provided further,
That in all cases where a borough and township
have separate boards of School - Directors, and
are embraced in one district, for the purposes
of the milittry dr..ift, the Directors of said dis
tricts are hereby authorized to act jointly in
carrying into effect the provisions of this act.
SECTION 8. That in all eases where the
County Commissioners of ally county, the School
Directors. Road Conimissi en ers, or Supervisors,
of any township, or ate corporate authorities of
any city,- ward or borough, have levied a per
capita tax upon persons subject to draft, or
, military duty, the action of said corporate au
thorities be and 'the same is hereby legalized
and made valid. J
SECTION 9. That in any case where a part of
the bounty authorized by this aer, has been
paid by at township, city, - or borougl ,
and said ward, township; city, or borough au
thorities as aforesaid, shall neglect, or refuse,
to pay ,such part as remains unpaid by the terms
of their agreement to pay bothities to volun
teers, then the difference between the sum so
paid, and the full amount ofthe bounty promis
ed, (not exceeding, in the whale, the sum-of
three hundred dollars to each volunteer,) shall
be paid said volunteers by the county authori
ties, in which' said ward, townships, cities, or
boroughs, are loCated ; and the County Com
missioners, in which said ward, townships,
cities, or boroughs, are located, shall assess;
levy, and collect a tax on such defaulting ward,
townships, cities, or boroughs, - us other ward,
township, city, or borough, taxes are levied and
collected, in such amounts as may be - required
to pay the balance due the volunteefs, as afore
said, -from such defaulting township, city, or
borough. z t
SECTION' 10. That the money acr4rrowed by
the County Commissioners, shall bh paid over
to thd Treasurer, of the proper county, who
shall pay to each non-eommissioned officer, or
private soldier, who volunteered from, and has
been dredited to the quota of, such county, and
has been mustered into the servfee of the Uni
ted Slides, or has been honorably, discharged
theref i rm, the stun of money ..to which,such
perso shall he entitled, under the provisions of
this aet, on the warrant or order of the Cum
missionere, draWn on him for that purpose;
and said Treasurer shall not receive inure than
one-half of one per centum on any money so paid
over to him.-
SECTION 11. That the money so borrowed
- by the School Directors, or Road Commission
ers, or Supervisors of, any township, or the cor
perste authorities of any city, ward, or borough,
shall be paid over to the Treasurer of said city,
warkborough,or,township, or when such officer
does not exist, to a person duly appointed by
said authorities ofsaid township, city, ward, or
borough, who, upon giving sufficient bonds, for
the faithful performance of his duties, shall
proceed to pay to such persons, in the manner
directed by the tenth section of this act, and.
shall be 'allowed the same per ceutage as is
allowed to the County Treasurer, by the tenth
section of this act: Provided, That the com
pensation allowed to any collector of taxes,
under this act, shall not exceed two per centum.
SECTION 12. That in ease any veteran sol
diers, who have re-enlisted, attai:ye not been
credited to any special locality, shall hereafter
be credited, on the present draft, to the locality
from which they originally volunteered, such
veterrini shall be paid by the local authorities,
whose dutyit is to pay bounties, such bounty
as, under the provisions of this act, shall be paid
to volunteers from said locality.
SECTION 13. That if any soldier, or non
conimissioned officer, or private, who would
have been entitled to receive :the said bounty,
shall have died before receiving the money, tho
proper. athorities shall pay The same to such
person, or persons, as by the laws of the United
States would be entitled to receive the bounty
of , decessed Soldiers
SEcitoN 14: That all accounts or theseceipta .
.and eipetalitures •of the bounty fund s aaistug
Zip Sraultlin tlepositt3tv, Stpyil 1864.
from any taxes that hate been assessed, or that
may be assesses for the purpose as aforesaid,
shall be audited, in like manner as other county,
township, city,,borough, or school district, ac 7
counts are audited.
SEarms 15. All bonds,warrants, certificates
of indebtedness, or loans issued, or to be issued,
under the provisions - of this ttet, or of any
special act heretofore passed, or hereafter to be
passed, authorizing particular cities, counties,
wards, boroughs, or townships, to borrow mon
eys and pay bounties to volunteers, shall be ex-,
empt from all taxation.
*anterr t -Thantrso *tr.
HARNE t, S, S MA.NUF'ACTORY!
The subscriber respectfully informs his friends and
the public, that hocontinues to carry onthe
...above business at his Old Stand; on
WEST MAEKET ETREET,
and keepszeonstantly on hand a general assort-
Riding and Wagon Saddles
• Flat aid !Walk
,Black and Fair
• Harness of all kinds.
Harness and Draft Collars,
Patent Leathr - Collars (good qualitY). °
Blind Brils, •
and ei:crything`iu the Leather-line can be found in
his shop, or made to order, at moderate.rates.
done nt short notice and on reasonable terms.
TRUNKS AND VALISES
'always on hand and 'sold cheap I'OR CASII.
V....Re employs none but the best workmen
QADDLERY !! SADDLERY ! !!—Sad
k.7 dies, Bridles, Harness, Collars, Trunks, Valises,
ke., sign of the ORSE COLLAR.
JEREMIAH OYSTER respectfully returns his
thanks to his patrons for the liberal encouragement
received from them heretofore, and he would invite
them and the community anerally, who may need
any thing in his line. to give him a call at his old
stand, on the East side of Main Street. Chambers
burg„five doors South of Huber Tolbert's Hard
ware Store, where he keeps constantlY on hand ev
ery variety of SADDLERY AND HARNESS of
his own manufacture, and he is prepared to sell the
same, on terms that defy competition. Every article
offered for sale is warranted to be made of the best
material and by competent workmen,.whieh will be
fully demonstrated on an examination thereof.
TRUNKS AND VALISES.—He would also call
the attention of persons wanting.. a good, neat and
cheap and substantial Trunk or Valise to his assort
ment. jun e17:63.
Wikl v PS , ! in WHI t PS S, !:!
co WHI !
.. ! !— nd
Washington Streets, Chambcrsburg, Pa., manufac
turers of all kinds Of WHIPS, such as Wagon, Car
riage and Riding Whips, of various sizes and of su
perior qua lity, which they offer to the public. either
by Wholesale or Retail. at very moderate prices.---
LASHES of all lengths'kept constantly on hand and
for sale by the dozen. very cheat). They also mfmn
facture superior HORSE COLLARS, to which they
Orders from a distance solicited and Promptly' at
tended •.o. - jun 188.8.131.52.
/LP HALTERS, and any thing in the Leatherlinei
belonging to the Saddler's business., always on hand
and made, to order, and on reasonable terms. at
GORDON'S, opposite the Indian Queen Hotel, Main
CORDON' HAS A SUPERIOR
lot of SADDLES. HARNESS, BRIDLES,
STIRRUPS, SPURS, d e., which he will sell cheap
for each or good trade.
nYRITS H. GORDON, successor - to
& Gordon. gives notice to hi.: customers and
ahem that he is still at the (lid Stand, opposite the
Indian Queen Hotel. Main Sr.; Chambersburr, Pa.
pE PA 'RING DONE AT SHORT
notice, on reasonable terms. by C. If. GOR
DON. He invites his'frieuds to call and see him.
TTNION HOTEL.,—This- 1 - 1 - otel is situ
' ailed on the corner of-Main and Queen Streets,
The undersigned respectfully announces to the tra
veling public that th:s Hotel has been remedied. It
hi s. been raised to THREE STORIES in height. A
fine three story Back Building has been added to it,,
giving an immense amount of room for the accorn- '
modation of the public generally. The Roonis are
large and comfortable, numberingin nil thirty-five.
They are-all well furnished with good . ; , , Tcyi Furni
ture. Persons stopping at thii; Hotel can have either
double or single rooms, with or without fire in them.
The Table is alwav4 supplied with the BEST in the
:MARKET, and will sett over 100 persons
THE BAR is filled with the Choico4 Liquors.
The Stable is two stories, of the most modern style, ,
and the.best in the Borough of Chamberaburg.
junel7, ti 3 JOHN , FISHER, Proprietor.
WELLS COVERLY. DAVID H. HUTCHISON.
V have become the Prdpribtors of the UNITED
STATES HOTEL, nearrthe Railroad Depot at lIAII.
EISBURG, Pa. This popular and commodious!
Hotel has been newly refi tt ed and furnished through
out its parlors and chambers, and is now ready for,
the reception of guests.
The trAN cling public will find the United States
Hotel the meet convenient, in all particulars, of
any Hotel in the Stato. Capital, on account of its'
acecsA to the railroad, Tieing immediately between
the two great depots in this city. -
altlsß - 610.Juno 17.;63-tf.
NDIAN QUEEN- HOtEL, Main Street,
Chamhersburg, Pa. JOHN W. TAYLOR,: Pro
prietor. Fine accommodations and low charges.
Btock Yard* and Scales ate connected with
the prenties for the•corivenience of Drovers. - Also.
Extensive Stabling and' Yards for Horses and Car
TO $l5O PER MONTII.—The
LITTLE GIANT Sewing Machine Com
pany want an Agent in each county. to solicit orderS
for their new $l5 Maehinn, with gauge screw-driver
and extra needles. IV e will pay &liberal salary and
expenses, or give large commissions. For further
particulars, terms, &c., enclose a stamp, and address
T. S. PAGE, Toledo, 0.,
febl7-3m General Agent for the United States.
1T ANTED LLCorrespondeuce by a
Young Man from Missiippi, who for his fa - al.!
ness to the Stars and Stripes, has been driven away
from his once beloVed home and now a subject of
_46o's, wishes to correspond with some nice; Lady
between the age of 18 mid 21. Object—Love, with a
view to matrimony. All letters strictly I.,onfidential.
Address with Photograph encloSed. A'. B.
m23-3t +] Co F, 11th 0 V C. Fort Jobilleck,ldahA'.
IVANTED.-100 bushels SITA L L
T ONIONS, I will pay W'per bushel for'thern,
if in good order. [fob 17] A. J. MILLER.
IXTANTED-FURS OF ALL KIISDS
Pas the highest price in cora, for the
Red and will Fox. Mink, Muskrat. Raccoon. Opos
urn arid R4bhit skins. • • J. L. DECHERT.
, - L - 11_,TdvoN NOTIC E.—An Election
u 4 will be held at the Office Of the Franklin Co.
Mutual Insurance Company; on Monefav, the 2d day
of - piny next, at 1 o'clock, P. M., for the election of
13 Directors to serve for the ensuing' year.
rnar3o-5t WM. M'LELIAN, Sco7Y.
JOB PRINTING;in every style, "done
at the Office of the FRANKLIN REPOSITORY
••Kr E C
N. E. cORNEIT OF TENTH AND_CIIESTNIIT STREETS.'
'UNDER THE MANAGEMENT OF •
L. FAIRBANKS, A. M.
for the last four years Principal and Chicißusine'ss
Manager Of Bryant & Stratton's Commercial College.
A MODEL .BUSINESS COLLEGE,
CO,ducted on a new system of Actual Business
Training, through the establishment .of legitimate
Officers and Counting Ilthise, representing different'
departments of Trade and Commerce, and a regular
Bank of Deposit'and Issue, giving the student all
,the advantages of actual practice, and qualifying
him in the shortest posAilale time and most effective
manner for the various duties and employments of
The course of instruction in the Theoretical De
- Partfuent embrades Book-Ketping, Commercial Cal
culations, Lectures on BusineseAffairs, Penmanship,
Cone. ercial Laws, Forms, !arrespondenee, &c. In
the student enters upon the Orialoafing Course,
Which includes a'continuation in the above studies,
With their practical applieation'in all their details:
De Will in turn fill the position 6f Accountant and
Proprietor in the, various departments of Wholesale
rind .Retail Trade, Forwa Johldng, and anti- '
!plosion Business; Banking, Manufacturing, Mining,'
Steamboating. the., and will finally act cue Cashicr,i,
Book- Keeper and ,Teller in the Bank. in each of , ,
whieWpositions his previous knowledge will be put
to the fullest practical test. ° •
This Institution offers to-young men - numcrous ad c'
vantages not possessed by any, other Commercial:
Collage in thoStitte, It is complete in all its ap-4
pointmcnts. It is the only Institution in the Stat
conducted on actual business principles. The coo rses
of instruction is unsurpassed, and may be completed
hi about one-haltthe time usually spent in other
institutions, in consequence of an entirely new ar
rangement, and:the adOption of the new practical
Diplomas awarded upon the completion of the
Cow/lucid Course; which embraces all except the
higher sets of Banking, Manufacturing, Railroad
ing, the. Send for n circular. dee2-IY.
CH . AMBER SA3 U G 'ACADEMY.
REFITTED AND REORGANIZED,
Will commence u. new quarter on Thursday, April2l.
Large additions have been made to its already ex
tensive apparatus, a full and efficient corps of tea
chers has been employed, and no pains or expellee
spared V2l render it one, of the first institutions of
learning in the country. •
Particular attention paid to Teachers and young
men preparing, for 'College.
It is desirable that Students enter at the com
mencement of the quarter, ,but they may enter at
any time; and they Fill be charged only from date•of
entrance. Terms per quarter from i,S3 to SB.. A de
duction of-34: from the bills of Clergymen, Send for
'TAMES B. GILLAN
J. R. KINNET A. 8., Principal, Greek, German
and Natural Sciences.
A. OVERFIEL,A. 8., Latin and nigher Mathema
A'. M. TainimEa. Commercial Departmont,
Miss H. H. Poakiss, Preeeptress, Cori, Eng.,
Painting and French. -
Miss SARAH A. FLnRY, Primary Dept., Pencilling,
- 'Artiste. [CliamVg, 'Jan.
(I . HAMBERSBi3RG SEMI Ist' AR Y
V. FOR YOUNG LADIES.The Spring Session
will commence on Tue.olay, Feb. 9th, 1864, but boar
ders can enter at any time, and will lbe charged ac
cordingly. A large attendance, both in the primary
and academical departments, gives evidence-of ail
interest in the school not sut'passed- in any formes
period. Miss H. Curtis, assistant in the higher de
partment, bears testimonials of her eminent fitness
to instruct in the higher branches, from a Seminary
in the West, where she taught, for several years.—
The primary Department is chiefly under the care
of Mrs. C. B.- iloxey. the effect.; of energy
and efficiency' tippear in the flourishing condition of
the department. Miss Z. C. DeForest is well known
as an able and experienced teacher of music.
TUITION,—From : 1 .48 to :315 per session of five
TEACHERS THANISHED. , --Schools and fami
lies' in need of teachers can hear of young ladies
well qualified, - chiefly graduates of the Institution,
by addressing I: I
jan27-tf. Rev. HENRY B.F.EVT,S,
A MEXICAN LIFE INSURANCE. AND
_LI TRUST CO., Corner 4th and Walnut, Streets
Philadelphia. Incorporated 155t1.. Charter Perpe
tual. Authoriied Capltal.&>o" 0,000. Paid-Up Cap
1 'Philadelphia. Feb. 4. ISG4.
The Trustees have this day declared a Dividend
of FIFTY PER CENT, on all premiums received , 1
upon 111UTUAL POLaCfr.s during the year ending !
December :i15t,,1863J and in force at that date, the
above'amount to be credited to said Policies. and
have also ordered the dividend: of 1860 on Policies
issued during that vent , to be ,Aid. as the annual
premiums on said lfblieies ere 'received.
Secretary and Trea4ure)—John S. Wilson. -
Actuary—John C. Sims.
BOARD OF - TRUSTEES —Alexander •Whilldin,
J. Edgar Thomson. George .Dingent, Hon. James Pol
lock. Albert C. Roberts. P. B. Mingle. ,Samuel.
Work, WilliaM 'J. Howard„ lion. Joseph Allison,
SaMuel T. Bodine, John Aikman, Charles .I.lleaz
litt, Isaac Hazlehurst.
Wm. G. REED. Chambershurg, Pa., is the author
ized Agent of the American Life Insurance and
Trust Co:npany, and is always' prepared to furnish
pamphlets or anv information wanted, and to take
Insurances. OFFICE, in the Ropmatory Building
Des. J. C. Rtettaans and W. H. Bovi,t,..lferlierti
THE BUSINESS DEPARTMENT
REFEICENCFS—IIon. A. K. McClure, Rev. S. J.
Nieceßs, J. S.' Nixon. Chambers - burg. rind Wm, M.
Marshal Cashier Hagerstown Bank.
persons desiring information or wishing to insure
-will please call on, or by addressing the under
signed they will be waited on in any part of the
County ur State. W. REED. Agent.
. Office iii the RrresrranY Building, Cham
liershurg: Pa, . mar 23.
T 9 CH RTPR PERPET
Z'S 9 ,-- A •UAL.
FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
On January 10294' • $2,457,849 95
• UNSETTLED" CLAt3I9.• I, INCOUE.,PRE 1864
Loss 'PAID SINCE 18.21 t $5,000,000
PERPETUAL AND TEMPORARY POLICIES
ON LIBERAL TERMS.
+DIRECTORS : •
Charles N. Bineker, Isaac Lea.
Tbhias Wagner,. Eaward C. Dale,
Samuel Grant, , Fates,
Jacob R. Smith; AlUcoi Filler,
George W. Richards, Fras. W: Lewis. M. D.
CHARLES N. 13 A.NCKER President.
EDWALD C. DAVE., Viee'Presidost.
JAS. W. M'ALLIATEE, Setf3t pro. tern. ,
DAVID OAKS is the authorized Agent of the
Company in Chambersburg, who will furnish all in
formation necessary to applieant , ;. mar23-tf
INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH
liidorporn tad. 1791. Chaster Per
petual: CAPITAL $500,000. Othoe 232 Walnut
street, Philda. The prompt. paymen tof Claims for
Losses during the period of nearly seventy years
that the Company, has been, in existence, entitles
their to the dtinfidence of thelaublie. Persons wish
ing to insure will please. call on br address the un
dersigned.. W. G. REED, Agent;.
• liggosirony Buildings, Chambersburg, Pa.
I 'REFERENC D. Grier, J. Allison Eyster. Esq.,
-Major J. C. Austin. nuir2
OUR AGENT.—Mr.-Jons GRovn, of
Charnbersburg, is the 'General Agent of tho
yranllin"County Mutual Insurance Company. lun7i
I\TM MARBLE YARD7—The tinder
' signed respectfully announces to the citizens
of Franklin County that he has opened a new Mar
ble Yard in the: room formerly occupied by Dr.
Hamilton, directly opposite J.S. Nixon's Drug store,
Main Street; Chambers.burg,:where - he will keen on
Wander make to order all articles in his line of bus
iness, mett as MONUMENTS.. TOMBS and HEAD
STONES: MANTELS, TABLE, and STAND TOPS,
manufaCtured from the very best - Foreign and
He respectfully solicits a call from those who May
be in want of any article in the above line. He is
confident in• his ability to satisfy - all whomaY - be
pleased to patronize him, either as regards his nil.
es, or the [malty.. beauty, and chastenem d his
cork.' , 11%118,63.J ' JOHN A. GROVE.
THE , FRANKLIN - CLOTHING- EM
PORIUM. ,-_ ' • . .
' NEWEST ST 'LES,
LARGEST STOCK—CH EST PRICES.
The undersigneitean assure t e public, and defies
successful contradiction. that h ' recent purchases in
the Eastern`eities enables hi to offer one of the
largest and most attractive stoc of _
For the Serino and Simmer 'eaßo7l of 1864, to be
found in any similar establish eat in this section.
E ve ry variety of -_ -
• - NI) VESTS,
made in the very best styles and at the lowest-prices.
GENTLEMEN'S VUR,NISIIING GOODS,
such as Shirts, Drawers, Collars, Cravats.' Neckties,
Handkerchiefs, &o, Special attention is called to
I invite an examination of my stock of Fine Cloths,
Kerseymeres, Vestings, &c., which I manufacture
upon special of tiers.
Ibe to say that - Any Goods are mannfseturrd 'an
der my own supervision, and by the very best work
men. My present stoek is the most extensive Ihave
yet had in store. and I respectfully ask my friends
and the public to give the a call beforo purchasing
elsewhere. Remember the old smnd„.
I. T. ROSKINSON.
Franklin Hotel Building.
Corner of the Diamond and West Market St..
ELLIOTT,' CLOTHIER, South
• West corner of the Diamond, next door to the
Bank. Charnbeishurg, has just returned from the
City with a large stock of superior and seasonable
Goods. such ns CLOTHS. CASSIMERES. SATIN
ETU: JEANS, CORDS. &e., for Coats; andVEL
VETS. SATINS. MARSEILLES and other Vegt
ings. - Al.o. a very fine selection of READY-MADE
CLOTHING. which,he is prepared to sell at the very
lowest market prices.
CUSTOMER WORK.—As he eMpleys a first-rate
cutter, he is prepared to make up all hinds of Gar
ments, for Men and Boys, to order, in the hest styles.
Sell-faction will be 'guaranteed.
A large assortment of Gssvrmsgtes•Formsrmsul
Goons, such as Shirts, Drawers, Collars. Handker
chiefs, Suspenders, Carpet Bags, 'Umbrellas, atc.
always on •liand. Give him a eall'aud save money.
T W. SCOTT, GENTLEMEN'S FUR
.) . NISEI - ECG STORE and SHIRT MANUFAC
TORY; No. 814 Chestnut St., 4 doors below the Con
tinental, Philadelphia. Particular attention given
to orddred Shirts. A perfect fit guaranteml. Per
sons Aft distance can order by the following Shirt
Size around the Neck.
" " Chest under the Arms.
Length of Arms (bent) from centre of back to mid
dle of hand. •
Length of Bosom at Side.
RC. W'ALBOR'N'& CO.'s,
• WHOLES RETAIL
READY-MADE'LINEN & DRESS STOOK
' - MANUFACTORY.
• Nos. 5 and 7 North Sixth Street, Phitadelphitz.
Silk, Merino and Cotton Under Shirts and,Drawers;
Cravats, Scarfs., Gloves, Handkerchiefs, Ice. Shirts,.
Wrappers and Dress Stocks made to order by meas
urement, and warranted to give satisfaction.
Orders may be left with S. S. SIIRYOCK, Cham
WE ST ON dz: BROTHER,
• MERCHANT TAILORS,
No: 900 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
Having received a liberal share of patronage from
Charnbersburg and Vicinity, we are encouraged to
ask for more. The excellence of our goods and our
work, and the care we take to give entire satisfac
tion. are a sufficient guarantee that we value our
reputation. (n011.63-Iy.l WESTON & BROTHER.
EU' atrbso anb ,sclueltp.
CLOCK, WATCH AND
MAIN ST., NEXT THE POST OFFICE,
The undersigned would respectfully call attention
to his present stock, cOnsisting of
Gold and Silver,' of American and European man
, ufacture, of all qualities and styles, and
at the lowest prices.
C L 0 C KS
In great varied.. Parlor Mandel, Office,
..The newest and most desirable styles orOnyx, Coral
and Pearl; Gold Chains, Bracelets. Finger
Rings, Gold Thimbles. Sleeve Bat
sonic and Odd Fellows' Breast Pins, &e.
MOURNING AND JET JEWELRY.
A splendid stock and newest styles.
SILVER AND PLATED WARE.
Consisting of Tea Sets, Castors, Mugs, Spoons
le hest and most celebrated manufactories
A very lm Re and attractive stock.
CUTLERY AND POCKET KNIVES.
Rodger 's superior Pen Knives. of different quali
GOLD, SILVER', AND STEEL SPECTACLES.
The long, experience of tin. underFigned in the BC-
!action -and adaptation of Glasses ena
bles him to suit any sight.
At no time have the people.of this county had a
more attractive and extensive-stock to select from
than is now presented at the .establishment of the
undersigned. Every article is new and of the latest
style, and will be sold at the very lowest price. An
examination is solicited before purchasing else
REPAIRING done at the shortest notice Si com
E. AI7OIIINBAFGH. -
se?2. 2d door South of Post Office Chamh'g,.
HENRY HARPER, No. 52b And ST.,
-Manufacturer and Dealer in
SOLID SILVER vc - Ant and
ROGER'S SUPERIOR PLATED WARE.
Zit- All kinds of Silver Ware made on the premi
ses.. Watch Repairing carefully done. [rnar23-3m
FIR. JOHN. MONTGOMERY will at-
J.) tend nr.Mtptly to all ealls in his line. Office
on Main Street, next door to the Eagle Hotel, and
nearly opposite the residence of the Hon. George
Chambers. j unr,tl:3.
R 0 .-0 y e
FranklinE l . RI
SI . CIA B N
Market Strce4 Chambersburg„Pa.
The above treats all Chronic diseases by means of
LVANISM and the different modifications of
ELECTRICITY, as discovered - and taught by Prof.
nit, J. C. RIOIA_RPS will attend
promptly to all calls in hie line. Office on
Main Street, next door to Spender's Drug Store.
OFFICE House,—From i-to, VA. M,; to 2 and 6
3tioticro 131 tbr Vrate.
JUSTIGE OF THE PEACE.-H._ B.
. DAVISON. Justice of tho Peace. Office im
mediately opposite the Indian Queen Hotel. All
business entrusted to his care" will receive prompt
attention. Instruments of Writing, of all kinds,
drawn up in a satisfactory manner. - jun 17,63. •
-p HARMAN, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE,
• Chambersbnrg. Pa.. Office in Franklin Hall,
in the room formerly occupied' by Studtbaugh do
,Stewart. Prompt attention given to, any thing in
the Hue of a Magistrate and Scrbrenfm. feS,GT tf
CiHEAP CHAIR AND CABINET
\_) WARE ROOMS.—The subscriber informs the
public that he continues the manufacture of the va
rious articles of FURNITURE in his line, at his
Shop, on Main Street, three doors South of Huber
5: Tolbert's Hardware Store. Mims always on band
,or is prepared to manufacture Oti the shortest no
lice, Spring Seats, Cane Bottoraiand Windsor Chairs,
Sofas, Plain and Fancy Tables, Bureaus, Dressing
and Common Wardrobes, Wait - Stands:Book Cages,
and Bedsteads, - V.MITIAN BLINDS got up - -in
the best style.
Particular attention paid to HOUSE PAINTING
AND RAPER ILANGING„ and entire satisfaction.
in every instance guaranteed,
REPAIRING of all kinds, in his line of business,
promptly attended to, at moderate prices.
UNDERTAKING.—Having purchased the Hearse
4 8 Mr. Win. Flory, deo'd, he is able to attend Fune
rals and. manufacture Collins, at the shortest notice,
of Cloth. Walnut or Cherry. A Ls.yer-out be
no-1.63-IY. JOSIAH E. SCHOFIELD.
HELMBOLD'S' - GENUINE PREPA
ARATIONS.4-4 0 I' 0:1.T b FLUID EX
TRACT BUCK!, a Positive and Specific Remed.r
for Diseases of the Bladder, Kidneys, Gravel and
. This Medicine increases the power of Digestion,
and excites the Absorbents into healthy nation, by
which the Watery or Calcareous depositions and all
Unnatural Enlargements are reduced, as well as
Pain and Inflammation, •
.11ELMBOLD'S EXTRACT BUCHU,
For Weaknesses arising from Exeees. Habita of
Dissipation, Early Indiscretion or Abuse, attended
with the following syiuptena m : - .
Indisposition to Exertion, toss of Niter.
hoes of Memory, Difficulty of Breathing,
Weak Nerves, Trembling.
Horror of Disease, Wakefulness_
Dimnessof Vision, Pain in the Back.
Universal Lassitude of the Muscular System,
Hot Hands, • Flushing of the Body.
Dryness of the Skin,. - Eruptions on the Face.
These symptoms. if allowed to go on, Which medicine invariably removes, soon . folltrws!
impotency, Fatuity and E p ileptic Fits, '
in one of which the Patient may expire.
Who can say that they aro not frequuntly followed
bY those "Direful Diseases,"
"INSANITY AND CONSITAIPTIO,N." -
Many areaware of the cause of their sufferins.
but none will eonkc+.
THE . RECORDS OF THE INSANE ASYLUM
and Melanchol y Drathr by Cougumrtion, 'bear am
ple witness to the Truth of the assertion.
The Constitution once effected with Or Wee k
nees, required the aid of Medicine to Strengthen
and Invigorate the system.
Which HELMBOLD'S EXTRACT EVCHU
variably doer. 4. Trial will conyinco tho most skeP
Its mann AtTectione peetdiar to l'etattlee T 11.13 EX
TRACT )3UClit i is unequaled by any other remedy,
as in Chiorosis or Retention, Irregularity, Painful- , '
OM, or Suppression of Customary Eraenations,
Ulcerated or Seirrhons State of the Uterus, Leueor
hes. or Whites, Sterility, and for all complaints in
cident to theses, whethernrisingfrem Indiscretion.
HabitsDE CLINE i OR CHANGE OF LIFE.
Take no more Balsam, Mereurti or noPirrotont me
:dieinee for unpleasant and dangerous diseases.
lIELMROLD'S EXTRACT BUCHU AND IM
PROVED nosß WASH
-CURES SECRET DISEASES,
n all their stages,At little expense,
Little or no change in diet. No inconvenience.
And no .E.rnosu re.
It causes a-frequent desire and gives strength ts>
urinate, thereby - Removing Obstructions, Prevent- -
Mg and Curing Strictures of the Urethra, allaying
Pain and Inflammation, so frequent in this class of
dis.etises, and expelling alt Poisonous, .Dieeased and
Thousands upon Thousands who have .bean tiro
Victims of Quacks, and who have paid hewtrgfees
to be cured in a short time, b~und they were de
ceived. and that the P.4. - YN has, by the use or
power/0 aatrimaent4r%een dried up in the mtetn.
to break out in an aggravated form, and PERHAPS
- Use Relmbold'F. Extract "Rocha The all. affections
and- dioceses of the URINARY ORGANS, wheth
er existing in MALE or FEMALE, fsem whatever
cause originating, and no matter of 110 W LONG
Diseases of These Orgsns moire the aid of a DI
URETIC. HELMBOLD'S EXTRACT BUCHU is
TIIE GREAT DIURETIC. 'and is certain to bark
the - desired effect in ail diseases for which it is roe- ,
Elidenee of the most reliable and rmponsible ace
ranter will accompany the medicine.
PRICE $l.OO PER. BOTTLE, OR SIX FOR .$5.(4.
Delivered to any address, securely packed from
Describe Symptoms in oil (nmmunicatiora.
CURES GUARANTEED ADVICE GRATIS:
Address letters for information to
IL B. lIELMBOLD. Chemist,
104 South Tenth St.. bd. Chestnut, Phla.:
lIELMBOLD'S Medichl Depot,
lIELMBOLD'S Drug and Chemical Warehouse,
594 BROA DWAY. N Y.
BEWARE OF COUNTERFEITS AND UN
PRINCIPLED DEALERS who endeavor to dis
pose of their own and other articles on the repute.
tion attained by
lielmbold's Genuine Prenurations..
" Improved P.oso Wash.
ALL DRUGGISTS- EV .15 OXIVIIERE. •
ASK FOR ?TEL.IIBO4...TAXE NO 05'11E,I!.
Cat out Om advertisement and .end for ik. i
AND AVOID IMPOSITION AND EXPOSURE[
n011,f43-Iy• , i
II 9 5 T
,E e_ . TE n IS
T 0 MAC 11' B R'S.
A pure and powerful Tonic, Corrective and Altera—
dive, of wonderfuleffifiecy iddiseas_esof tho
STOMACH, LIVER AND BOWELS;
Cirres DyspeOia, Liver Complaint, Headache, Gen
eral Debility, Nervonsinis, Dipiessiok
tent Fever, Cramps, Spasms,
and all Complaints of either Sex ad
- • sing from Bodily Weakness, whether inhe-
rent in, the system, or produced by sneeini canny.
Nothing that isnot wholesome, genial and rostor
ative in its nature enters into the composition of
HOSTETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS. - This pop
ular preparation contains no mineral of any kind..
no deadly botanical element, no, fiery excitant, but:
is a combination of the extracts of rare baisami•
herbs and plants with the purest and nilldost of all
It is well to be forearmed' against disease, and, es
far as the human system can be protected by human
mehns, against maladies en,endered by an unwhole
some atmosph , :rc, impure water, and other tsternA
causes, ROSTETTER'S BITTERS May be relied
on as a safeguard.
In districts infected with FEVER A:s.ID AGUE
it has been found infallible as a preventive, pnd ir
resistible.as remedy: and thousands who resort
to it under apprehension of an attack, escape' ttiti
scourge; and thousands who n eglect to avail them
selves of its proteitive qualities in advance,' are
'cured by a very brief course of this marvellous ms-:
dieinc. Fever and Ague patients after being plied
•fer months with quinine it'll' air,' until fairly satura
ted with that dangerous alkaloid. bra nor uufre- .
quently restored to health within a few days by the
use of HOSTETTER'S BITTERS. - •
The weak stomach is rapidly invigorated I'
, and ° I
appetite re.stored thisar,recable Tonic, and heron
it works wonders in. eases of Dyspepsia and ire
less confirmed forms of INDIGESTION. Acting
Os a gentle and painless .aperient; as well eel, upoa
the liver, it also invariably relieves the CONSTIPA
TEON superinduced by irregular actin cif the al
gestivo and secretive organs. . •1, '
PCII.OIIB of feeble habit, liable to NERVOUS AT
TACKS. LOWNESS OF SPIRITS. and FITS OF
LANGUOR, find prompt and permanent rolioffrom
the Bitters. The testimony-on-this point in •Inoii
conclusive and from both sexes.. •. -
The agony of BILIOUS COLIC is immediately
assuaged by a single dose of the stimulant, and .tty,
Oceasianally resort'ng to it, the return of the com
plaint may be Prevented. .
As a General Tonic 110STET'IER'S•BITTE11$
produce effects which must be experienced or wit
nessed before they can be fully appreciated. Inca-.
ses of CONSTITUTIONAL WEAKNESS, FKEH7
ATURE DECAY and DEI3rLITY and DECREP
ITUDE arising from OLD' AGE,: it exercises the
electrio influence. " -
lathe convalescent stages of all diseases it nom-,
ales a. a delightful invigbrant. , When the ,powers.
of nature, are relaxed it operates to re-infarce:and .
Last, but not least, it is THE ONLY SAFE St . -
3IULANT. being manufactured from sound and--
innocuous materials, and entirely free from theacid •
elements present more or lees in all the ordinary
tonics and stomachics of the day. -
No family medicine has been so universally. and.
it may be truly added, deservedly Torulaiwith tfits
intelligent portion of the communit,y, asHOST4-
TER'S BITTERS., „ „ r •
- Prepared by
HOSTETTER 3: SMITH:
Pittsburg. Pa. •
Sold by alt Druggists, Grocers and ,Storekeepefsf .
every wh ore.