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. meren LIlllioBs More.
The disunion meeting, that calls itself Con
gress, has declared by its authority, that
XLETTCf MILLIONS OF DOLLARS more of the
poor "white man's hard earned money shall
go to the "Nigger Bureau" to establish
schools to educate and support the Negroes
of t3ie South in idleness 1 Just think fire
years ago the Negroes of the South produced
gome three hundred millions of surplus or
reed wealth, nearly all of which, the North'
received and appropriated, we are sorry to
Bay, to building palaces, sectarian churches,
hiring Abolition lecturers, &.&, and the
record shows that in 1860 there was not a
Negro paupef among the four millions of
Southern Negroes. Now all this surplus has
been abolished by our disunion rulers, the
labor of the Negroes has been rendered
worthless, and the white laboring classes of
the North are loaded down with the stupen
dous debt cf THREE THOUSAND millions in
order to throw the Negroes of the South in
a "Freedmen's Bureau," to giTe positions
and spoils to New England office-seeker?.
The Negro of the South is now supported
by a portion cf each day's toil of every la
boring man in the North, and if his children
have Hot food to fill their bellies, or clothes
to cover their nakedness, or themselves minus
money to pay taxes, they receive the answer,
'be patient, you are emancipating the Negro
from labor and educating him." Emigrant,
Irishman, Fanner, Mechanic, Merchant and
Laborer, what do you think of giving a por
tion of each day's toil, your sweat and very
life-blood, to support and educate Negroes,
when you and your children are thrown en
tirely upon your own resources, and daily
deprived of many of the real necessaries of
life ? Think of these things, of the already
enormous debt saddled upon you, for Negro
emancipation, and the constant increase of
it by the unwise and sectional course of the
Disunion law-makers, and let your answer
at the polls next Fall be such as will send
them, from the legislative halls, howling to
A Geary Dodge
The actions of the Disunionsts go a great
distance to expose the weakness of that party.
Being terribly frightened that a third candi
date might be nominated for Governor, by
V T? V
lican ranks, the would-bc-Ieaderyof that di
union party, at once proceeded to concoct a
plan to prevent a split or disruption in their
party. Fearing that a breach, if made in
their party, would be effected by tho?e sol
diers who better know General Geary, they
have undertaken through Gen." U A rtranft,
the man who hung a woman, to get up a
ooldiers (Convention, which has been called
to meet at Pittsburg, in July next. This
dodge, on the part of Stevens, McClure,
Forney & Co., is intended to entrap the sol
diers into the support of Gen. Geary, hon
est soldiers, who, otherwise would have sup
ported Hi ester Cltmer.
We are pleased to notice, though, that
this scheme is not working aa well as
tras anticipated by the movers. In several
counties, where the soldiers met for the pur
pose of .selecting Delegates to the Pittsburg
Convention, there seemed to be quite a divi
sion on the candidates for Governor when
they came to frame and adopt resolutions
expressive of the sense of the soldiers in at
tendance. In some instances a majority cf
the "boys in blue" declared in favor of the
Democratic candidate, Mr. Cltmer. The
Geary leaders did not trust to call a conven
tion of soldiers in thi3 county, for fear they
would have met the same opposition, but
concluded to send a couple of Delegates to
Pittsburg, who will not truly represent the
sentiment of the soldiers of thi3 county, be
cause the Delegates are of the Abolition
Geary stripe, and the "boy3 in blue," of this
county, support the candidate who believes
and maintains that our "white" soldiers were
not surpassed in any manner as soldiers on
the field of battle or in any particular arm
of the service.
Death of Lieut. Gen. Winfield Scott.
Thi3 brave soldier, ardent patriot, and
honest man, died at his residence, at "West
Point, on tho 20th ult, in the 80th year of
Of the office who entered the army in
1808, Gen. Scott was, two years ago, the only
survivor. He was born in Petersburg, Va.,
on the 13th of June, 1 786, and was educated
at William and Mary's College in that State.
He died full of years and honors, and we
hare not the room to give, in detail, the
course in which he rose from the rank of
Captain to that of Commander of Armies.
In short, we may say, that the means by
which he became so great, and was promoted
above others, were these: as a citizen he
W33 faithful, patriotic, and unambitious; as a
soldier daring and enterprising, prompt and
industrious. He contributed several valua
ble books to the military literature of the
country, and at different periods wrote, with
considerable ability, upon various topics.
lib long life, however, was mainly spent in
the service of hi3 country, and his fame and
dced3 are now part of the imperishable his
tory cf the nation.
The Hump Congress has resolved itself
into a mere "EmeEing committee." About
all that is transacted is the passage of resolu
tions inquiring into the business concerns of
the Departments. Watching the President
being the sole object of the despicable jRump,
It fchould be served in the way that individ
tLi'i ara who ry ths sn-eai: as an oercpa-
cpy Ihff flowing paragraphs jTrdm
f ISe-il Jm A dvertXer, "jlrJSewa'rd's btfUle
'cyhichwe 'think wdrchy t -this titm of
QjtiYUy lor tthejrood behavior y the rebels in
tttettutttre. Xb qaetituxi w. whether this
iline df policy, the radical policy, ) if it shall
yae ire4y mde upon it, to secure it. We
IXC UUUUVTCUa Wl 144 1U Ui LX1H 1H-
have sees no reason for behevinjr that itwilL
The keyuota to the probable solution may
be discovered in the testimony of Alexander
xl. oievens, oi Georgia, lie said distinctly
that the Southern people had complied with
ail the terms originally ottered them, and all
which Congress had the right to impose,that
uiey wuiuu impose otners as conditions pre
cedent to admission into Consrress. It is rea
sonably certain that they consider themselves
within the Union, and in practical relations
to the Government which entitle them to
representation in Congress and in political
It is reasonably certain that they will send
delegates to the next National Nominating
Conventions, and that the Democratic Nom
inating Convention will admit them. It 13
reasonably certain, moreover, that they will
choose Electors of President and Vice-Pres-identj
and ask to have them canvassed, and
that if the electoral votes of Southern and
Northern Democrats together are enough to
elect a fresident and V ice-Jrresident, and
trouble of a very formidable character.
With Johnson tor .President at that time in
command of the military forces, it cannot be
reasonably expected that the candidates
elected will or can be kept out of office.
We are free to say that we cannot con tem
plate such a contingency without the deep
est concern. When wo apply to this subject
the logic oi our own observation and expe
rience of political campaigns in by-gone
years, we are obliged to conclude that such
an experiment will result in trouble, without
any corresponding benefits to the party and
country. We fervently hope that such a con
tingency may be avovled.'
We respectfully ask the attention of the
Gazette to thi3 particular point, not to its per
sonal bearings but in its relations to the fu
ture peace of the country. Suppose matters
to stand in 18CS substantially as they stand
to-day none of the Southern States repre
sented in Congress. Is it not reasonably cer
tain that they will all be represented in the
Democratic National Nominating Convention
and that they will choose electors who will
vote for the Demtcratic nominees? Now
suppose their votes, togetherwith the North
ern States that may vote the Democratic
ticket, costitute a majority of the Eloctoral
College what will be the result ? It may be
said their votes will not be counted. Congress,
containing only Northern members the
South not being represented in it will re
ject them, u ill that rejection be accepted
by the country ? Will the mass of the South
ern people, or the mass of the Democratic
Party in the North, acquiesce in it ? And
would not such resistance be most menacing
to the peace of the country ? That would be
an attempt at secession ; it would be in no
sense a sectional conflict ; it would present to
the country and the world the aspect of a ma
jority of the people insisting upon their right
to control the Government, as against the un
constitutional usurpation of the minority.
We do not bring this matter forward now
for the purpose of discussing the mcrit3 of
the question that would thus arise. But the
contingency is too proDaDie to he wisely ig
nored. No prudent or patriotic man will
blindly rush into complications of so formid
able and perilous a character.
One Question, Readers.
What do you think of the late Cabinet
demonstration at Washington ? Imagining
your answer we believe we corroborate it,
when we say that it wa3 the most pitiable
affair, with one honorable exception, that
has been witnessed in that city since the
execution of Mrs. Scrhatt. The object of
the serenade was to get an expression of
opinion from the several members of the Cab
inet on the great questions of public concern
at this time, viz : which is the best plan of
preserving the Union, that recommended by
the President, or that insisted on by Con
gress ? Here is our opinion, of the matter,
as expressed by the Cincinati Enquirer :
'The Secretary of the Treasury was the on
ly member of the Cabinet that faced the
music like a man. lie met the question
boldly, and decided in favor of the Presi
dent's plan. He showed no weakness .equi
vocation or double-facedness. Stanton, the
bold, was as double-faced as it is possible for
any officeholder to be, who is loth to let go
of the public teat he is sucking. So adroit
was be as to be claimed bv both Radicals
and Conservatives as of th?ir side. Har
lan, the Secretary of the Interior, refused
to speak, but in a letter insinuated that "he
was faithful to his party, while the Presi
dent was not. Speed, the Attorney-gener-ah
had the poor man's gout, and plead want
of time to prepare a speech. Denxiso.v,
Postmaster-general, was oily-gammon as
u uil, and thought Congress and the Presi
dent both right. . Welles, Secretary of
the Navy, as much as said: "I am agreed to
anything ; prefer the President's plan, but
have no objection to that of Congress."
ine anair snowed tne uaDinet to be a
weak, puerile, and an inharmonious concern.
This weakness reflects on the President, and
belittles his Administration. Such a Cabi
net would make almost any Administration
contempible. The sooner the President can
get rid of it, the better for the reputation of
his Administration and the credit of the
Government It needs reconstruction badly.
JCST We think it hardly possible, that more
than a year has passed, since the Confederate
army laid down their arms and withdrew all
their forces from the field of battle, and
the Union is no nearer a restoration than it
was two years ago. This being the fact, "the
war for the Union," as declared by the Abo
lition party in power, was nothing but a
mere pretext for carrying on the war, that
they might accomplish their wicked designs.
We have the proof every day, that the Abo
lition party is a disunion party just what
the Democracy always said they were. In
1860 tee told them that they tcanted to dis
solve this Union, and that as sure as they
tcere placed in power it teas their design to
create a tear with the South and what has
been the the result t Let the widows and
orphans answer I .
3"" We learn that the late fire in Wil
liamsport, derstroyed the County Jail, Sher
iff's dwelling, and several other buildings.
cf the Dear-
ily, will be hung oa Friday next.
2e':2 V,VC c tri and the Goldleni
of the tliiadc&n War,
The Genius rf Zibety Bays : J oha W
Geary, the candidate of the Radical Aboli
(tSotoists for Governor of Pennsylvania, was
elected Lieutenant-Colonel of the Second
Pennsylvania Tpcrimpnt of volunteers in tin
war with Mexico, upon the organization of
that regiment in the city of lattsburg. W 11
liam B. Roberts, of tills county, was the
Colonel commanding, and died in the city
of Mexico. After hi$i death, Geary wan
promoted to the colonelcy. The Fayette
County volunteers were attached to this reg
iment and known as Comrjanv II. Thev
distinguished themselves for callant conduct
and intrepid bravery in all the important
engagements from Vera. Cruz to the city of
Mexico, including the bloody assaults upon
the gates of that city. They continued in
service until the end of the war, and were
honorably discharged. The survivors, urxm
their return home, were "received with earn
ed and highly distinguif hed honors by their
fellow-citizens. Here, Jit the county seat,
they were honored by a splendid reception.
participated in by the citizens of the countr
generally, as well as by the ladies, who
greeted their return with all that delicate
attention and refined taste peculiar to their
sex. At Connellsville, also, they were the
recipients of a handsome ovation, the heart
felt tribute of the citizens and ladies of that
place and vicinity. The reception at Con
nellsville took place on Saturday, July 15
1843. lhe reception sreech was made bv
Dr. James C. Cummings, and the response
by bergeant Peter A. J ohns. After tho, de
livery of the speeches and rartakinffof an
elegant dinner prepared for tho occasion,
the returned soldiers met together and unan
imously adopted a preamble and series of
resolutions, which show up the character of
John W. Geary in such a light as would
render his election as Governor an everlast
ing disgrace to the State of Pennsylvania.
Ihese resolutions were, it will be seen.
unanimously adopted by true and tried sol
diers, by men who kneM' Geary well, and bv
men who did not hesitate to proclaim their
estimate of his character, and that too, not
in tender, dainty sentences, but in well ex
pressed and forcible language. The testi
mony of these proceedings gains additional
force from the fact that it was uttered at
such a time and under such circumstances
as to exempt it entirely from any imputa
tion of political influences. The proceed
ings were published in the papers of this
county by request of the soldiers, on the
27th of July, 1848, and here they are.
The following preamble and resolutions
were offered by the returned volunteers of
Company II, Second Pennsylvania reeiment.
and unanimously adopted by the meeting :
Whereas. The dlsrlirir and arrival Vioni
of the remaining niomViorsi of th FnvoHo
volunteers has again placed them in the posi-
tion oi citizens oi tne uommonwealth ot
Pennsvlvsnla. and pnjifilf tJirm to siuat anA
assert Iheir rights, they now embrace this
wasiuu, uik lirat opiwirunuy since tneir
retunij to express their deep and abiding in
dicmation of the conduct of John W fip-in-
since he was elected to the command of the
Second Pennsylvania roiriment, at the city
of Mexico. The said John W. Geary pro
cured his election by a mere plurality of
votes, by falsehood and deceptiou. While
he was nromisine' trt olvn fvimnnnv TT tho
privilege of electing their own officers, ac
cording to the laws of the State of Penn.sly-vaniaj-
he, the said Geiry, bargained with
others for yotesj promising and giving ap
nointments in sain mm nan v H tn monfmm
other companies who might answer his pe
culiar purTHxses. The law of Congress of
the 13th May, 184fi, calling for volunteers
for the war with Mexico, has this provision :
DEC. 5. Ana be ttjurther enacted, lhat
t.hfi said vnliinfAprs n oft'prinor tl, Air wprripoa
shalj be accepted by tho President, in com
panies, battalions, and regiments, whose
officers shall be appointed in the manner
Srescribed by law in the several States and
erritories to which such companies, battal
ions, sqnadrons, and regiments t-hall respec
liesolvrd. That we. tlifi romnininrr mom-
bo rs of the Fayette county volunteers, view,
tne conduct ot the Fa-.d John W. tieary
towards (Inmrnnv If.a.m onfroirA unon tViAir
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just rights, as secured to them bv the laws of
rennsyivania as well as the laws ot Uongress.
me wnoie course and conduct ot the said
Geary being inconsistent with the character
of a gentleman or man of honor, it was
treating ns as a set ot men who did not
know tnpir riodlt.- nnd oiild not. nr.rvroovjf
them it was corrupt and mercenary in all
its Deanngs, cnaractenstic ot a low and grov
eling creature, hunting and seeking popu
larity for courage and patriotism that he
nPVPr Mmpfl Kv Kfl rem i n r rr TiAtYi culktlj tru-hlj
and mercenaries, one of whom at least was
a notorious biack-leg.
HexnlreA ' That. th ni-pt nnd trlnl of TiIrt
Sergeant John A. Cummings by a court
martial, for dnrlnc to oqcort. In a rlcrhta and
those of the company, was a base and cow-
aroiy exercise oi usurped authority on the
fian oi ine saia uonn . treary, alter he
the said Geary) had surreptitiously and vil-
lainotislv KIirnr5-d tho order of iha Aln-
tant General of this State (issued by direc
tion Of Governor Shnnl dlrftlnrr him to
fill all vacancies in the kecond regiment of
Pennsylvania volunteers by election, taking
advantage of his stolen authority to cover
un his wnrs than hnstA rnofivpq and to in
jure the hard-earned fa tne of a brave and
If . - ar
Un motion ot 1 eter A. Johns, it was
Resolved. That all th harm yra wluh Polo-
nel Geary is, thirt his disgrace may follow
mm tnrougn ail the lar es and avenues oi
Mr- i aL-x i i- . it
.ue, ana inai ne may never die or get Old.
Death from Worms in the Brain.
Lately a lady named Clara Hollands, aged
seventeen years, died suddenly at Brighton,
England. A post mortem examination was
made by Dr. Sewell, who showed that there
was considerable effusion in the right ven
tricle of the brain, in which he discovered a
large hydatid cist. This he found to consist
of the ova or eggs of som3 parasitic insect.
The disease was or rare occurence, but when
it had occurred, recorded canes showed that
death had been sudden. The insects were
usually conveyed into tho system with food,
and after depositing their eggs they left the
system. In course of tim e the eggs are hatch
ed, and death ensues ifit has not taken place
before. The disease was often communicated
to the system by eating ' 'measly' ' pork, un
derdone meat, or water-a-esses ; and Mr. Se
well said that it was a very popular error to
suppose that underdone meat was the best
for food. Should the meat be infected, heat
was the only thing that would kill the in
sects, and there was thei-efbre no danger in
well-cooked meat. The jury rendered a ver
dict in accordance with the decision of Mr.
The number of tons cf coal shipped from
the Pennsylvania mines list week was 114,
the shipments only reach id 28, 000 tons.
The Louisville Convention.
We have aimed to scrupulously avoid any
thing that looked like an interference with
the purely local politics or administration of
other States than our own, but as a Demo
cratic journalist we are interested in the up
holding of the Democratic organization and
the preservation of its creed every where.
Weliave been asked how we regarded the
position of affairs in Kentucky at the coming
election, and the duty of Democrats therein.
Our reply is that none will go amiss who
stand by the old Democratic organization
and support its nominees. A Democratic
candidate has been presented for the office of
Clerk of the Court of Appeals by a Demo
cratic State Convention, in which nearly all
the counties were represented. He is ac
knowledged to be a gentleman eminently ca-
Iable of discharging the duties of the office,
lis personal character is as high and pure
as his political antecedents are un$potted.
He has been a Judge of the very Court for
which he is now nominated Clerk; and would
have been re-elected to that position by the
united Democratic and Conservative strength
had jt not been for the military tyranny that
forbid the use of his name. In voting for
him a most useful lesson is conveyed to mil
We hear of no efforts being made to bring
out any other purely Democratic candidate
against him. The Opposition appear to favor
independent candidates, or those who run
upon another platform than the Democratic.
With the line thus drawn, the sympathies of
the Democratic party of other States will be
with those who stand by the old flag and
hold to the old organization. The National
Democracy with its one million eight hun
dred thousand voters can not see the wisdom
of any Conservative or Union man, who, at
this crisis2 would throw his influence for the
so-called independent ticket in our neigh
boring State. The enemy are expecting
much aid and comfort from this anticipated
action of some of our Conservative and
Union friends in Kentucky, but we are con
fident that they will be disappointed. The
Destructive or Jacobin party, thoueh not
large in Kentucky, is very active and is seek
ing to sow the seeds of discontent between
those who have common interests and sym-
Eathies, and who, if united, will be invinci
As there has been, and will j-et be a great
deal of splutter about this Convention among
the Radicals, I wish to say a word in refer
ence to it The meeting was called for the
purpose of manufacturing thunder for Gen.
Geary, and is a clap-trap phrase to cover
the real objects of the meeting. It is an
nounced before hand that no Democratic sol
dier, or supporter of the administration can
be admitted as delegates. In Cumberland
County, where a Convention was held, two
thirds of the soldiers, supported Clymer in
resolutions, whereupon the Republican one
third seceued, and selected other delegates,
who, of course, will be admitted.
In this County Col. Knorr. late of the
colored troops, and Lieut Pealer, assumed
to represent the soldiers of this County; at
Danville, withoutany preliminary convention,
and despite the fact that the mass of the
soldiers from this Countv are, and always
have been, Democrats, That same Conven
tion, at Danville, we are informed, consisted
of about one half dozen men, and they ap
pointed two of their number to attend the
Pittsburg conclave, to represent the two
counties, and at the same time adopted res
olutions endorsing Mercur, our renegade
Congressman, and by implication censuring
The assurance of these few men, is equal
led by their selecting Col. Knorr, to repre
sent this County a man who served princi
pally in a negro regiment, and who asserts
the colored troops exhibited as much courage
ana skill , and are entitled to equal praise
with tfie white troops.
The Convention will end as did a similar
one in V ashington, which was addressed by
Butlex, that grand military genius, whose
principal theme was abuse of the adminis
tration and Gen. Grant.
m Editars Democrat and Star: As the
time approaches when the Democratic party
will be called upon to nominate and elect two
candidates for the Associate Judgeship of
Columbia county, to fill the place of Messrs.
McReynolds and Raldy, whose terms ex
pire next November, allow me, at the in
stance or several iriends, to introduce the
name of Richard Fruit, Esn., of old Mad
ison. I do not know that Mr. Fruit is a
candidate, or would accept the office, a3 this
suggestion is made without his knowledge ;
but we all know that he is "honest, capable,
and deserving." Having made the sugges
tion, and discharged my duty, I leave" the
disposition of the question with Mr. F., and
the people. A Working Man.
"All's Well That Ends Well." As
an instance of what negro evidence, as a gen
erality, is worth, and of the importance which
is attached by them to an oath, the follow
ing instance, all the facts of which came un
der our own personal observation, may, in
some degree, prove :
A gentleman of this city recently employ
ed a negro to clean out a well for $3. Ac
companied by two brother darkies, the ne
gro made hisappearanfe, sent one of his aids
part way down the well, drew a few buckets
of water, and, without reaching the bottom
of the w-ell or removing a spoonful of dirt,
E renounced the job finished and demanded
is pay. Employer refused until the work
was done, whereupon the negro drawer (water-drawer)
posted off to "ae Bureau" and
had the gentlemen brought before that tri
bunal. There the negro swore point blank
that he was to receive $5, and that he had
cleaned the well out thoroughly. Mr. M.
having fort unately, however, several witness
es and one negro who were cognizant of the
facts, the court decided in favor of the de
fendant, and the plaintiff retired in disgust.
Tnr. Lady's Friend tor June. Thie
superior magazine leads off with a suggestivs
Pteel plate called, "The Mother's Blessing,"
illustrating a romatic story. The fashions
are distinguished as usual for elegance and
appropriateness. Airily graceful and deli
cately gay, they befit the month of roses, of
summer skies and soft south winds. "The
Music 3Iistress," a good wood-cut, also illus
trates a story. Then follow pome well chos
en designs with the ladies will find useful, a
Gored Dress, an Oriental Braiding Pattern,
The Spanish Fichu, Grecian Coiffure, fash
ionable caps and bonnets. "The Old Fami
ly Clock, occupies the musical pages.
Among the stories, "Which of the Two" is
remarkably good, even for the genius and
practised pen of Louise Chandler Moulton ;
'Strategy," by Emma B. Ripley, is excel
lent and so is "A New Bud on an Old Stalk "
by Frances Lee ; and "Sybil Ainsworth,' a
continued story by Harris Byrne ; "The
Amber Spirit," is a short and striking arti
ale, with a quaint illustration. The poetry
is by August Bell, E. Margaret Starr, and
others. In conclusion are some picturesque
bathing dresses, the usual attractive variety
in the work-table department, Editorials, Re
ceipts, and Fashions.
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Address Deacon & Peterson, 319 Walnut
Extracts from the Speech of
Hon. Hugh P.rCulloch, Secre
tary of the Treasury, at the
late Serenade of the Presi
dent and Cabinet.
In the course of his remarks he said :
"I took occasion last fall among my old
friends in Indiana to define my position, and
since that time I have een no occasion to
change, much less to abandon it. I will say
therefore, as I suppose I must say something
on this occasion, that the general policy of
the President in reference to the Southern
States, and the people recently in arms
against the Federal Government has com
mended itself to my deliberate judgment, and
although it has been violently in some in
stances vindictively assailed, I have an
abiding conviction that it will be approved
by the people when they shall be allowed to
pass judgement upon it at the ballot-box."
" His policy is straight-forwardj intellgible
and practical. If a better policy can be
presented, one more in consonance with the
principles of the Government, better calcu
ated to preserve the supremacy of Federal
authority, while it trenches not on the re
served and legitimate rights of the States
more just, more humane, better fitted to
bind the people of this great country in a
common brotherhood, at the same time that
it places just condemnation on treason and
vindicates the majesty of the law. If such
a policy can be presented there is no man
in the United States who will more willingly
embrace it than Andrew Johnson. ( Cheers. )
But until that better policy be presented, he
must be false to himself, false to his record,
and must, in fact, cease to be Andrew John
son, if he does not adhere to his policy, and
sink or swim with .it (Cheers.) It is
Eretty good evidence after all, gentlemen, of
is correctness of policy, that Congress, after
having been in session nearly six long weary
mmths, has been unable to present one
which they can agree upon as a substitute.
It was once said, I think, by John Randolph,
that "of all tinkers the Constitution tinkers
were the most to be deprecated.
If the old man could rise from his grave,
what would he say to the present Congress,
in which every third man, at least, is a Con
stitution tinker. (Cheers and laughter.)
But they are not wise enough to amend that
grand old instrument, the work of our patriot
fathers of the Republic, the glory of the
United States and the admiration of the
My fellow-citizens, there is but one propo
sition that has been presented which stands
even the ghost of a chance of acceptance by
the people of the North, and that is the
proposition basing rcpresentation on voters,
and whose fault is it that that is not part of
the Constitution to-day ? Why was it not
submitted with the amendment abolishing ,
slavery? Whose fault was that ? (Voices,
"the Copperheads." Other voices, "Thad.
Mr. McCulloch Was it the fault of An
drew Johnson? (Shouts of "the fault of
Congress," "Thad. Stevens," and counter
cheers for Mr. Stevens.) If the course
which the President was pursuing was ob
noxious to the charges made against it in
the recess of Congress, how happened it that
there was no denunciation of it until the
meeting of Congress? How happened it
that these Jupiter Tonans of Congress were
as silent as though they had been dumb?
Those men wh?se duty it was to stand on
the ramparts of the Constitution, and alarm
the people of approaching danger, why did
they not denounce that policy, and demand
of the President a Convention of Congress?
No such demand was made ; no such denun
ciation was then heard. . We did hear a
voice from Pennsylvania, I believe, and per
haps a response from Massachusetts (Laugh
ter) but the people were silent, if not ap
proving. Fellow-citizens, I did not intend speaking
so much. I have only this to say: I have
desired and hoped for the continuance of
this treaty Union party, with which I have
ever been identified. But if its leaders can
present nothing better than the programme
of the committee, I am greatly apprehen
sive that its days will be numbered.
We believe that Mr. McCulloch is sin
cerely desirous of acting up to his vocation,
and we trust the country will uphold him in
his just endeavors. His efforts are in the
right direction, and should be welcomed by
all. His process is a good one, and the only
one by which the nation can be redeemed.
He has immense difficulties to contend with
both in a financial and in a political way and
many powerful and selfish interests to over
come ; but although his powers are more
limited than we think they should be, we
believe the country will soon find a change
for the better through his disinterested in
strumentality. He is no mere politician and
we believe he is patriotically devoted to his
duties. He is the people's Pilot at the finan
cnal helm, and should be supported and as
sisted. His report at the opening of tho present
Congress and 'his plan for the funding of
the National debt was a good one and should
have been endorsed by Congress as it is by
the people. With the present limitations
imposed upon him by an unwise Congress, he
cannot for a period of thirty years, compel
the National Banks to assume specie pay
ments. It is certainly plain, then, what we
have individually to do. Let us stand by
him to a man. This has been our sentiment
ever since we read his report as Secretary of
the United States Treasury and now, more
than ever, we feel like expressing it
Fenian War !
The .public mind has been somewhat ex
ercised for a long time in respect to the move
ments of the Fenians. The latest news, now
is, that a portion of the Fenians imbued
with more courage and rashness, than judg
men and discretion, crossed the line at Niag
ara River, took possession of Fort Erie and
commenced the war for Irish Independence.
An engagement between the Fenians and
Canadians, near Fort Colborne, resulted, in
Canadians, killed and wounded, about fifty,
Fenians, twenty-five. The latter capturing,
as prisoners of war, over 100 Canadian vol
unteers. This is the first demonstration at
"blood-leeting" with the Fenians, in which
they appear to have been victorious, except
for the discord in their own brotherhood.
What the final result of their movements
will be, remains to be seen. But, however
much, we sympathize with the common
cause in which the Fenians feel disposed to
shed their blood, under their present ar
rangements we can only answer with Jeff.
Deyis, in giving his opinion of the matter,
as requested by a military officer at Fortress
Monroe, "It's a bubble 1" "It's a bubble."
Our loyal friends used to talk a great
deal about the "boys in blue ;"butnow their
gab and capital seems to be invested in the
boys in black the nigger.
A wretched bachelor (he docs not live
he re) cave as a reason for not cettinsr mar
ried , that he wished to preserve a good opin
ion ot the gentler ecx.
Gubernatorial. No. 7.
Editors Democrat and Star: About
half of the time has elapsed since the nom
inations were made in our State, for Govern
or, that remains until the great contest will
be decided by the sovereign people at the
polls in next October. To the result of that
issue, thousands upon thousands of people,
even beyond the confines of Pennsylvania,
are looking with anxious solicitude and will
hail the event with more than ordinary in
terest It ia not denied, that the election of
Hiester Clymer, who is the candidate of
the friends of white men and constitutional
liberty, civil law and equal rights, would re
store our people to re-union and establish
confidence throughout Pennsylvania. On
the other hand, the election of John W.
Geary, who was nominated bv the Steven.
EomeyDunn cable of Disunion ists, and is
pre-eminently the Negro Suffrage candidate,
would disgrace our character as a law-abiding
people and entail upon us a renewed lease
of all the evils of the Ritner -Stevens-Lincoln
reign ot despotism.
A Jackson Democrat.
DEMOCRAT AND STAR,
For the month of May 18GG.
Henry Lazarus 2 00 A. S. Kester,
Joshua Fritz, 2 00 Isaac Bower,
Pax. &IIarman.ll 00 Isaac Lutz.
Win. Shoemaker, 40 Conrad Kreamer,5 00
Wm. Tilley, 2 00 R.B. Wintersteen 200
Jesse Coleman, 12 80 W. J. Heeler, 3 00
L. L. Tate,
1 00 V. H. Ikeler.
National P2 Co.
Jos. C. Parker,
W. E. Johnson,
n it Ma
2 00 Abbott & Co.
2 00 Wm. Ash.
2 00 Sam. Neyhart,
2 00 Sam. Brugler,
2 00 C. Preston,
1 00 P. W. Soans,
2 00 John Fox,
1 75 A. Stackhouse,
95 M. Albertson,
2 00 S. Snyder, Sh'ff, 1 00
2 00 Noah Mouser, 2 00
3 00 Reuben Knittle, 2 00
S. Snyder. Sh'ff.7 50 A. S. Kester.
B. V. Tliomas, 2 00 Lewis Yetter,
L. L. Tate, 2 00 Jos. Mouser,
Henry Wagner. 2 00 E. Young.
Host'er& Smith,l 25 Rich. Fruit,
A. B. Swisher, 1 00 W. Barber,
Jesse Ohl. 2 00 Enoch Fox,
A. J. Evans, 16 00 Israel Mummy, 10 00
L. Young's, Est. 2 50 A. A. Kline, 1 00
John G. Freeze,29,00 E. K. Albertson, 1 50
A. S. Kester, 3 75 John Bound 2 00
Elijah Kline, 2 50 MissT. Gearhart,2 00
M. B. Hicks, 1 50 John Deitterich, 2 00
M. C.Woodward, 4 00 John Nuss, 2 00
A. B. Hartman, 1 00 S. E. Clarefield, 5 00
Dan. Rice, 17 00 Columbia Co. 38,00
Miss Achenbuch,2 50 Jacob Demott, 2 00
M. Gilbert, 2 00 John Lazarus, 2 00
Samuel Hess, 2 00 J. M. Marchbank,2 00
Eph. Evans, 1 00 Geo. W. Poust, 1 00
W. II. Reinbold,3 00 Jno. Snyder, Miff. 2 00
S. Welliver, 2 00 N. Creasy, 2 00
John Rantz 2 00 John Savage, 2 00
RECEIPTS FOR MAY
Ellas Gigger, 5 00 John Lewis, $1 50
I. A. DeWitt I 25 Isaac Lutz, 1 50
Thomas Santee, 4 25 Wm. Lamon, 11 00
John T. Shuman, 75 Dr. J. C. Rutter,9 50
J. J. Bobbins, 2 25 Pax. & Ilarman, 2 50
G. Stackhouse, 2 00 J. F. Fox, 8 50
Peter Girton. 2 50 B. Fahringer, 50
C. N. Savage, 50 Thomas Davis, 2 05
Sheriff Shelhart, 50 G.W. Steadman,4 00
Mrs. S. Cole, 2 00 Leonard Adams, 1 75
Wm. M. Ent, 1 CO Fred. Derr, 2 00
C. 31. Runk. 5 00 Richard Fruit, 1 87
Wm. Shugar?, 4 00 Benj. C. Hess, 2 00
Kester & Omans,4 50 31. Aiitmerman, 1 00
V. Green's Est. 2 50 E. K. Bobbins, 3 00
S. Fowler's Est. 12 00 David Coleman,
B. Stohner, 24 50 Peter Bealer, 5 50
John Kistler, 2 25 Wm. Evelanl. 1 50
N. P. 31oore,
30 J. Kane's list 1 00
2 75 A. Iiubach, 2 00
A. C. Rabb,
J. A. Swisher,
D. F. Seybert,
Evan C. Jones,
G 50 S. Zimmerman, 1 25
2 GO C. L. Moore,
40 Isaac Andreas,
3 00 M. M. L'Velle,
1 00 Geo. W. Poust,
6 50 A. J. Kline,
2 50 Moses Wattes,
5 00 J. Hippcnstein,
4 00 Thos. McGarvy.
T. H.Smith, Est.6 00 J. Ralston. Est.
A. 31. White, 2 50 Sol. Bider.
Elias Knim, 1 50 N. Case's Est.
3 0) S. Appleman,
1 00 31ichael Keller,
3 00 3Iathias Kline,
4 50 A. Driblebis
W. II. Young,
31 rs. Donibach,
3 00 A. D. Whitmoyer, GO
G.Longenberger,7 00 Wm. Parr, 2 00
Cards at any time before the nomi
nations are made... $3 00
Candidates are reouested to vnv for
their work when ordered.
Through the solicitation of my Democratic friends,
I have been induced to otf-r myi-elf as a candi
date for the office of COUNTV (."OMMI-SSIOMIiR,
subject to the decision of the Democratic County
Convention, which will convene on the S7lh of Au -gust
Sugarloaf township. June 6, HIM.
WE are requested to announce in the columns of
this payer, that Ex-Sheriff IRAM DfcRR. ot
Jackson township. Columbia County, efforr hlmsolf
as a candidate forthe effice of ASSOCIATE JUDGM.
ubiect to the decision of the Democratic Conntv
June u, I806.
HAVING been induced through the earnest solicita
tions of my Democratic friends, 10 allow my
name to be used in connexion with the office of
ASSOCIATE JUDGE of Colombia County. I take
this occasion to announce to the Democratic electors
that I will he a candidate, aubiert to the decision of
the Convention. JACOB EVAN8.
Greenwood, June C, ISGti.
Ebave been anlhnrixed to announce the name
V of ELIJAH G. RICKETT8. of Orange township
f.r the office of ASSOCIATE JUIKJE, of the Courts
of Columbia County, subject to the usage of the nom
inating Convention, which will be held in August
June 8, 18G6.
Register and Recorder.
HAVING been warmly urged and encouraged by my
Democratic friend throughout the County, to be
a candidate for REGISTER AND RECORDER. I
hereby offer myself to the Democratic voter fjr
that position, tubject to the decision of our Connty
Convention in Augu-t next Should it be me pleas
ure . r the people to give me the nomination ana
election, I will perform the dutie of that office with
fidelity aud to the best or my ability.
8AMUEL KEYH ARD.
Centre township.June 6, I80O.
-iegiter and Recorder.
TO THE DEMOCRACY OF COLUMBIA COUNTV :
I offer myself to the Democracy of Columbia Conn,
ty, subject to the nominating Convention, for the
office of REGISTER AND RECORDER, for the en
suing term. And I pledge myself to a careful and
prompt performance of all the duties.
JOHN G. FREEZE,
June 6, 1EG6.
The subscriber having purchased tbe well estab
lished stand, known as
near Robrsbnrg. Columbia County, and hkving put
the machinery ia first-rate repairs, is prepared to do
ia the best manner, and opon tbe shortest notice.
Those favoring him with their custom aaay rely on
having their work well done.
HENRY IL SANDS.
Greenwood, June 6, I?66,
Spring & Summer Medicine
ARS APAltl IjIj A
IODIDE OF LIME,
C. W. PETTES, BOSTOM,
JAMES R. NICHOLS & CO.
ELIXIR PER UVIAN BARK
Protoxide of Iron,
Which bai become o farorably known a
TOM-JO JIXD RES! VR.1 1 tVE,
By rbysiciant and in valuta In all cam of the conn
try. Toe nw reparation. ar.aparilla In combina
tion with lixilde of Lime," present one of ton inot
prompt alterative gMU. in a form capable ofeieri
inf full action upon the symem, and ihlt tnmmute
and pleasant dose. It is conceded that the altera
tive. resolvent, or tonic effect .f loline are cann
ed most decidedly wen associated with other alter
alive, in combitialion ; and the Sarsaparilla aeenib
t o fulfill perfectly all the favorable requisitions.
The first effect usually observed when
"8ARSAPAK ILLA WITH IODIDE OF LIME"
is taken, is an Increase of appetite showlnj that it
has tonic properties of a m irked character. Its al
teratrve effects are manifest in its ready combina
tion with the blood and liues Pale, icmfuloas
women and children improve rapidly under its use,
and the vital functions ansuiue a oealthy condition.
It is admirably adapted to a large number f cbron-
ivvi .iHi,,u-i.iiMiii pvcuuar cniiaren. ilissuil
ed to tiieiu both by the mildness and efficiency of
medicinal efl'ecl and the pleasant, attractive form of
the remedy. It may be given for a Ions, period where
constitutionaj influences are desired, and no repug
nance, or disincliiiat on to take the syrup, encoun
tered. In Whitc riwellmgs. Hip Joint Disease, and
Distortions of the 8pine.it hqH j given persist-
utwci.kc uwrcv, uiiiii reuci isuwuiinea.
Iii the Spring of (lie Year, and during the
. Harm. Weather,
the accumulation of morbid matters in the system
seems to become manifest and very tronblesome Las
siluue, lleauache. Boils, Cosilveuess, Loss of tppe- .
lite. Pains in the Joints. Indigestion, etc.. are rery
common. Nothing ever devised j better adapted to
exterminate or drive off thes aff clion than this new
combination of 8AR3AI ARIL.I.A WITH IODIDE
Js'o preparation likt it, or vkifk approtimitet t it at a
Alteratice, or Blood Purifier,
iai ever beart beta placed wit kin tie reach ef invalid.
Indeed, it is an entirely mew and sciiNTinc combina
tion, in no respect reseuiuliug anything bithet to em
ployed. The opinion of medical men concerning it. the de
scription of its chemical character, therapeutic val
ue, manner of une, etc.. are given iu a circulir,
which can be bad at the store of any and all first
K7 Sold in Bloomeburg, wholesale and retail, by
Eyer Sl Mnyer, and all Druggists
June 6, Woe. 6m.
EAL ESTATE FOIl SALE.
Estate of William Robison, deceased,
3 Valuable flu$iiies Stands,
On Main Street, Bloonitburg, adjoining the Court,
House and nearly opposite the Exchange Hotel,
TWO SMALL HOUSES AND LOTS,
on Ridge Alley, known as tb "Spring I ots "
ONE HOUSE AND LOT.
on Rock Street. Also TIMBER LAND in Jay town
ship. Elk county,
ABOUI FIVE HUNDRED ACRES.
well timbered with White Pine and Hemlock, good
1 be above property will ite offered at
ntil the 1st of AUGUST next, on which day, if not
old, will be offc re I at
on the premises, near the Court House, at 10 o'clock
E7 Apply to the subscribers, or to Miss Isabella
Robison, iilooinsburg. Pa.
A LI- X. KOKlsoV. Maucb Chunk. I .
A PARDEE. Hazleton. I r-
June 8, lt66. ts
BY virtue of sundry writs of Venditioni Exponas
and fieri Facie to me directed, issued out of the
C curt of Common I'leas of Columbia County, will
be rxposed to public sair, at the Court House, in
r.lonmi-burg. on Tuesday, the 26th day of June. IdGG.
at I o'clock. In the afternoon, the following describ
ed leal etlate. to wit ;
A crrtain tract of land, situate in Surarloaf town
ship, Columbia i ountr, containing SEV ENTY-SIX
ACKES more or less, bounded on tbe south by land
of Joshua He., on the we.t by lands of David Etch
er, on tbe north by lands of Jeremiah Hess, and on
the east by lands of James Roberts, whereon is
erected an old log barn with the appurtenance.
Seized, taaen in execution and to be void as the
prop erty of James Sickle iu the hands of his admin
istratrix Jane Sickles.
A certain farm and tract of land situate In Cats wis
sa twp.. Columbia county, bnuuded on the South by
lands of Samuel Millard, and other lauds of J. P.
Fincner. on the west by land of Solomon Helwif , on
the North by land of Benjamin Beiber and others,
and on the east by land of Tench Coxe's heirs, con
taining KIGHTY-NINE A' ' R ES, and one hundred
and twenty-nine perche, whereon i erected a lo;
barn ; about aixtj acre of which is improved iaod.
One other farm and tract of land sit tale partly in
CalaM isi and partly in Franklin twp.. Columbia
county, bounded on the can by land of John Scoit
and on the east bv land of John Hcott and land of
Mary Heacork. en the west by land of Mary Reacock,
and land of Hiram J. Reailer. an on the North by a
public road and land of Hiram J. Reader ; containing
SEVENTY 8IX ACRES and one hundred and five
perches, whereon it ererted a two f tor biick dwell
ing house, a log barn an apple and peach orchard,
and all improved: land.
One other lot of land itu.ne partly in Catawi,
and partly in r'ranklia twp. .Columbia county, bound
ed 011 the South by land of John Richards, on the
West and North by land of Mary Heacork. and on
the East by land of John Scott, containing FIFTEEN
ACRES, all improved land but without buildings,
with the appuritliances.
Seized, taken in execution and to be sold a tbe
properly of Jeremiah P. Finrher and AbelTboma.
SAMUEL SNYDER, Sheriff.
May 3H. I?66 ts.
pU 11.1 C SALE
VAL UABLE REAL ESTA TE.
The undersigned will offer at public sale at Benja
min Goulder's, near the premises of the property ,on
Saturday, June lGlli, 18GG,
at I o'clock, P. M-, the following valuable real estate
to w it :
85 Acres and 103 Percltes,
GOOD TIMBER LAND, principally pine and oak
timber, situate in Fishingcrees. township. Columbia
county, about one mile cast of Slillwat-r, adjoining
lands of Benjamin licos. Reuben Hess, John Mc
Mii hael. Benjamin Uoiilder, and Reece Millard.
Then is a public road runniuc through the said
tract of timber land, leading from Stillwater in tbe
sU.ite Koad and within three quarter ot a mile f tttn
a good tiw Mill and Gust Mill. Boib.the timber
Tor lumbzring and other purpote. and the soil for
farming, are of the very best quality.
Condition will be made known oa
sale, when attendance will be riven, by
Fiiihinscreek, May 23. 1606.
EPH. ELVTELl.. having bou'bt L. Rnnyoa' PRO
VISION STORE is now prepared to til Grocer
ies at Wholesale or Retail, as Cheap a the Ceap
est. HEi:i3 YOU CAIV FIND
SUGARS, TEAS. COFFEES.
SYRUPS, SPICES, CRACKERS.
STARCH, SODA. CORN STARCH.
DRIED FRUIT. CANNED FRUIT,
WOODEN-WARE, FLOUR. FISH,
BEANS. ONIONS, &c, &e.
EPH. IV. EL WELL.
Bloomsbnrg Eeb 14, I8G0.
? OF NEW COOP3,
Which are to be sold cheaper than ever,
want bargains, call at !
; -v a sy
in ROHRSBURG. Colombia County, where yon will
fiud a good assortment, well selected.
Any article out of th usual line ran be easily pro
cured, a we have a suyer in the City all tbe tim.
Connlry Produce, f all Kinds,
taken in exchange for Goodi.
. v ' C. PRESTON.
Robrsburg. May 23, 1866.-1 m.
To bs;ackitiitiis. m
luminous Coal, for Smithing purposes, of rood
quality, for sale by
PAXTON It II ARM AN.
April 11. 'C6,-.. Rupert, P