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HON. WESTER CLYMER,
OP BERKS COUNTY.
As we stated iif our last, the Pitt?btirg
Soldier's Convention waa intended to hum'
bug the honest veterans into the rapport of
the Abolition-anti-Johaon eaadidate for
Governor. It was composed, says the Fitta-
Ivcrg Pox "of hummers and loafers, some
of whom, on Tuesday evening, displayed
their valor in Lager Beer Saloons by abusing
the bar-tenders, and refusing to pay for their
beverages." These same men were the
loudest in their cries of "loyalty" and de
votion to the Union daring the war, and the
most prominentia robbing the "Govern
ment" and plundering southern citizens
.whenever, a safe opportunity afforded it3elf.
It wa3 fully understood that no soldier should
be sent to that Convention who could not
endorse radicalism, and who was not willing
to vote resolutions denunciatory of President
Johxsox. To this end great pains were
taken. The railroad Companies were in
structed to not issue "free passes" to any but
Geary delegates "bummers and loafers"
thus endeavoring to prevent all others, if
possible, from going to that Convention.
But from the proceedings we are led to infer
that one or two Cltmxb Soldiers, in t pite of
the efforts made to keep them out, made
their way into the Convention, and caused
.great fluttering m the 'wigwam. " Of course
they were not admitted to seats, nor allowed
to take any part in the deliberations of the
Convention ; but before being disposed of
by the Convention they were careful to enter
their protest against Geart for Governor,
and the Disunionists hi general. The action
of that miserable gathering in excluding
and insulting Democratic veterans, who were
regularly elected, was in exact keeping with
their usurpating, Abolition partizans in- Con
gress expelling and preventing constitution-
ally elected members from that body. Every
act of the Abolition party seems to stamp
them deeper in infamy and disgrace. They
have an titter disregard for everything that
is decent and respectable, or in other words
4t tn1i n AAm A pAiAimJ 4 1.a?
credit. Their course in conducting tho war
was tyrannical, arbitrary, and abusive. In
politics, civil life, and in social meetings,
they have not improved in any marked de-
. free, neither are there any hopes for amend-
rseats in their conduct indicated in their re
This Convention was" a comple te fizzle. The
real design was too visible to entrap the sol
dier who had any regard for himself "fought
for the Union" and supports the President.
The disunionists are cursing President
JoHXSON for Lis extensive- useoftfee par
doning power. We understand that an in
dividual of 'this place, who endeavors to
, palm himself off as a conservative Johnson
mas, swore it was too bad that Johnson
was pardoning every d d rebel that asked
it, and that Be owg& to be deprived of that
power. Now, this rs ridTcuTous for Radicals
and rather cool for persons pretending to be
Johnson men. Who does not remember
the Executive clemency exhibited by the
Tmlamented Lincoln and the loyal "Andy"
of this State? Two or three years ago the
hell-hounds of ''loyalty" could mob, insult,
and abuse Democrats ; could lie, cheat and
.steal with impunity. Who does not remem
ber the arrest, trial and conviction of the
Columbia County rioters and their immedi
ate pardon by our undutiful Governor.
Those were days in which our opponents
laughed and gloried in the "pardoning pow
er" those were days in which they called
their indignation meetings, encouraged law
lessness and contempt of Courts by paying,
instantly in erpe Court, the fines of their
deluded followers. But how gloriously the
tune has turned, and our enemies and the
enemies of the Union, must "grin and bear
it." We can only look on and laugh at the
ttilf-destruetionists. If Jeff. Davis should
be pardoned, and paid a pension, as he
probably will be, by President Johnson,
some faces in this place wSl grow still longer.
The Fourth of July.
We notice that many of our exchanges are
already agitating the question pf celebrating
this, our great national holiday. The busi
ness men of tbh place have, of late, been in
the habit of suFpending business on national
holidays in order to afford, themselves, as
well a3 their employees, an opportunity of
indulging" in the various recreations had
upon such, occasions. If It is the intention
of the business stands to be closed on the
Fourth it should be made" public through
the newspapers, so that it will bo understood
by dur country friends who find it conveni
ent to bring marketing and produce to town,
on such days. This should be understood
as early as possible and it will be an accom
modation both to storekeepers and the public
generally. And ir the mean time we have,
ca account of the many suggestions from
our friends, concluded to ascertain the will
of the people, as to the propriety of having,
ca that day, a grand celebration in Blooms-1.UT2-
Notice of which will be givea in due
2t A rather serious railroad accident
Lappeaed on the Philadelphia and Reading
railroad, near Valley Forge, cnthe evenicg
cf the 8th inst., by a switch being lell open.
The train wa3 thrown down an embankment,
killirs the fireman, and so-injuring tie JIail
1 -nr. T- TVrr-5Tv thif. c.pa irr m shnrt
t :,z after hs wis extricated from tha wreck.
la r - vserrs shrined no serious snjuriea
er a ycra
An Unreasonable DcmandJ
The few Conservative psrrppapers through
out the country are continually alleging, that
the leaders cf the Democratic party show a
hoUowness of heart in still exerting them
selves to maintain intact the Democratic or-
conization. The New York Times, the
leading journal of the conservative element,
whose editor, Congressman Raymond, votes
on every party measure (and we regret being
compelled to Bay that no other measures are
presented to that body) with the Radicals,
because they happen, at the present time to
be in the majority, says:
"If the newspapers and members of the
Democratic party would forego old issues,
old names, old jealousies and antipathies and
join the- conservative Republicans we could
defeat the projects of the Radicals."
The same complaint is apparent in the
scattered lesser lights of conservatism in the
country. And so far as we are concerned,
and so far as we are enabled to judge, from
the spirit and language of the entire Demo
cratic press of the country, we can assure the
Conservatives that no such trick or artifice,
and unequal and unreasonable propositions
will be acceded to, or countenanced by the
Democratic party. If this be an evil or a
fault, it is of their own making, and should
have been forseen. Hence, the only way to
consolidate a great "unconditional Union or
ganization," is to cease their clamor about
Democrats joining them, but come with all
the force they can rally, and join hands at
once with the Democracy; the only perma
nent Union organization in the land. If the
Times and its followers intend to build up a
party without any well-settled principles or
platform, and at whose dictation the Democ
racy must bow the knee of homage, if the
Conservatives think by their probably insin
cere assertions of "a great Johnson party"
to make tools of the Democrats, if this be
their object, as it now appears, wc warn
them that they would have found much
more pliant tools in the ranks of the disun
ionists. Their demands for the Democracy
to come to them are neither dictated by rea
son, common sense or honesty. For instance,
take their clique in this county, (and we will
be liberal) numbering about forty voters,
then for these to demand that thirty-tite
HUNDRED Democratic voters should be
merged and swallowed up by this faction of
forty Conservatives, who are afloat upon the
political surges and waves, grasping for
strength and safety, entirely without any
life-preserving apparatus, is too preposterous
fox human comprehension. But the Times,
in its complaints and insane appeals, goes
still further, and says : "Mahomet was not
too proud to go to the mountain ; and why
should Democrats be too proud to goto Con
lruc, IVlahomet went to the mountain,
but the mountain didn't go to Mahomet, as
the Conservatives in thi3 case inconsistently
demand. It is a gross insult to the Democ
racy to ask them to do so base and destruc
tive an act as to wander from their platform
of patriotic principles, in order to join hands
with a petty party of Conservatives, who
only withdrew from the Radicals because
they failed to get their corn from the public
crib. The Democratic party ever LaTe been,
and we hope ever will be, too honorable,
too dignified and too discreet to permit rash
and disappointed renegades to control its
organization. We have always contended,
and it is now clearly seen, that the Republi
can party must crumble to pieces, on ac
count of having no foundation for the com
bination of its disaffected elements, which
only adhere to their tottering structure so
long as they are fondled and fed by the
party. We say to the Conservatives, in all
earnestness, that we greatly honor them for
their separation from the sectional schemes
of the Rdicali?, and that we are ready and
willing to receive them into our organization
where they will have an ample opportunity
of proving their worthiness. But if they
still insist on remaining in their present un
tenable position and demands that the entire
Democratic party shall expose- themselves to
their enemies, and to the derision of the
world, by coming to their rescue, doomsday
will reach them ere their appeals will be an
swered. There is nothing to prevent their
safe retreat into the ranks of the Democracy,
where they will be defended by sentinels and
strongholds for all time. Conservatives, the
Democracy provide for your safety, and in
vite you to come, accept their proposition,
or either go back hke whipped curs to your
masters, or perish where you stand.
"A Watte Man's Government. ' 'The
celebrated remark f Mr. Douglas that "this
Government was framed by white men, for
the benefit of white men and tbeir posterity,"
has been often ridiculed by the radicals, but
the following extract from the speech of Mr.
Lincoln, delivered at Columbus, Ohio, on
tne eve of his election, shows that he enter
tained the sazae views :
I am not nOW. nor nprpr Ti tnra T f
ot making Toters or jurors tf negroes, nor
of quahfyingtbeM to hold office, nor inter-
r'.Wlu uiwa wua iae white people, and
1 will sav. in additmn n t,; if ' -
physical difference between the white and
black races which I believe, will forever for
bid the two races living together on terms of
social snd political equality. And, inasmuch
as they cannot so hve while they do remain
wgetuer, ere must oe the position of su
perior and inferior, and T. n m,, -
other man, am m favor of having the supe
rior position assigned to the white race."
The Tax on Bank Notes. n
incorrect statements ia reference to the ten
per cent, tax on banks organized under State
laws, are traversing the newspapers, that it
may be worth while to correct them. The
law of Congress (March 3, 1865) reads as
"Szcv 6. And be it further enacted, That
everv ational Banking Association, State
BanJt, or State Banking Association, shall
pay a tax of ten per cent, on the amount of
notes pf any State Bank or State Banking
Association paid out by them, after the first
day of July 1866.". .
It vriU be noticed that the tax is imposed
only on Banks paying out other notes than
those of NatToaal Banks, or United States
legal teudera, sad that ia m case can the
tax be imposed on individuals, merchants,
brokers, or agents paying them out or using
then in their business.
A bad Exa mple.
" It appears that the Presbyterian divines,
who lately assembled at St. Louis, convened
for the sole purpose of lighting a battle of
loyalty. It seems from their speeches,
that it was their deliberate intention to ex
pel all ministers who wen; not extremely and
unconditionally "loyal." These "loyalista"
have been successful in many , places" in
"scouring politically," as they termed it, their
ladividual churches ; but, happily for the
country, they have been defeated and check
ed in their endeavors to persecute, through
the power of the Government, rood men
because they adhered to a particular creed of
political principles. Well, with appalling
solemnity and "loyalty" they commenced
'scouring" the General Assembly and in
that vast body of divines, among the mem
bers from the South, it appears that they
found one offending individual by the name
of Ferguson, whom they thought stuck to
his political faith as closely as they, the Dis
union divines, did to theirs, consequently,
ho wa expelled ; and tho correspondent of
the New York Times, a ectional disunion
"The miserahle man. thrust out of the
house, fell into the arms of the fair rebel la
dies, tcho left the galleries to meet him at the
door and croicn him tenth their laurels."
Now, we venture this, that if to be "thrust
out of such a house and such a company,
as was that of the late Presbyterian Assem
bly at St. Louis, and if to fall immediately
"into the arms of fair ladiss" and "crowned
with laurels" be the fatal result, the next
General Assembly of Presbyterians will con
tain a majority of "disloyalists" for expul
sion. Everybody knows that the ministers of
the gospel are peculiarly iffectionate to the
adies, and that this demonstration of femi
nine affection, for the divines will arouse
their affectionate impulses, there can be no
Certainly, the preachers will not dare to
object to this frantic fondness and doting '
affection of the female sex, because their
motto is, and always has been, "be kindly
affectionate one to another." "Christians in j
their love to God and desire to please him
can never be too affectionate. " From our
knowledge of the ministerial flames, we !
think they will be apt to run in the course of
the expelled member, and if this example of
the Presbyterian Assembly is to be ecnerally
followed, wc think that "'disloyalty" will Le
greatly encouraged- To e "crowned with
laurels, in the arms of fa:r ladies," wovJd
most assuredly be a pleasure to any one who
has any fellow-feeling at all. If Deacon
Waller will institute this kind of dealing
with politics in bis etrarch at borne, bis con
gregation wLQ increase ten-fold. We'll "go
Head Down. .
We learn that, in some parts of the comi
ty, there were some angry disputes, and con
siderable squabbling about who should hold
the special election in reference to the Poor
Ilouse. The difficulty originated from the
following incorrect statement in the local col
umn of the Kcpublican May 1st, 1SG6 :
"The Election must be held by the old
, Now it has, time and agran, been decided
by much higher authority, than either the
Republican, or ourselves, and we so stated
in two issues, that the newly elected board of
election officers should hold all elections du
ring their term of office. ' Everybody in this
County knows that the Doctor reads our pa
per, but in order to keep nj strife and con
tention, upon which he lives, he advised his
friends to the contrary notwithstanding.
The new board of election officers of Bloom
township, most of whom are Republicans,
of course, were extremely surprised on be
ing called from their business to perform
their Seial duties at the very hour when the
time for opening the polls hid arrived. But
observe, their reason for not being on hand
and ready for. duty was this, why! why!
why! "Doctor John saii tlie old hoard
shoidJ h old the election. "
The above is only one of a thowxad in
stances in which the Repullicanha.s deluded
its readers, and we think is high thne that
they be very careful of reraivrng instructions
from the Doctor. Nearly always, rf not in
every instance he exposes to ridicule and dis
gust the men who follow his advice. Who
in this county does not remember the law he
w recently, through his parr, sent into the
Convention in regard to fixing the salary of
County Superintendent, and how his Repub
lican friends were taken down on the ques
tion in that body. The influence of the Re
publican is surely waning. Let him, in his
next issue, in justice to his friends, say "I
abhor myself in dust and ashes." '
5 The President has ordered the arrest
of eighteen officers of the Freedmen's
Bureau, nearly all of which have prefixed to
their names, Capt. Rev. Maj. Maj. Gen. &c.
They are to be discharged immediately and
to report uoder arrrest to Ihe department
xmmander, who is to report their action in
the matter, to Washington, for the informa
tion of officials there. This is sufficent evi
dence to prove that the Freedman's Bureau
system is one reeking with nicaSty and cor
ruption, aad that the President is fully de
termined that their enormc-cs sclicmcs of
systematic ih eft and robbery shall be exposed.
Has a Right to Speak. The American
wants to know why we dm't t-peak oat boldly
in reference to the soldiers, like Jacoby, of
the Democrat and Star. Why we gen
erally do where we see proper, but then we
are modest, a quality our neighbor is deficient
in. Morover, Jacoby has a right to spoak
on military matters, seeing tkut he Las serv
ed Uncle Sam faithfully in tlie field with the
privilege of gnawing at hard tack and bacon.
He has a right to speak in reference to sol
: diers. The American would hare the sol
diers believe it to be their special friend.
We shall have faith in his lore in that direc
tion,when he hands over that $1 ,000 annually
into some one armed or ono legged hero's
pocket. Dantitte lnttUigen,zer.
ZST By order of the State Central Com
mittee, there will be a Mass Convention of
the friends of Johnson and Clyher, held
in the cky of Reading, on Wednesday, the
18th of July next. The State campaign b
to commence in old Berks, the citadel of
Democracy and the home of IIiester Clt
arxB, our distinguished candidate for Gov
ernor. Excursion tickets wCl be issued by
The Disfranchising 'Law.
The Legislature passed an Act, last win
ter, near the close of the session, by a party
vote, disfranchising all men who were draft
ed into the military service and failed to re
port, in "this- State or all who deserted the
array under whatever circumstances. Thi
bill is antagonistic to the 1st Sec. of Article
2d of our State Constitution ; so much so
that Got, Curtis eould not mate up his
mind to si the bill Bntil quite recently It
was alleged v in knowing circles too, that the
Governor had declared his intention to with
hold his signature, believing the bill to be
We cannot see where the Legislature gets
the necessary power to change or in anywise
amend the q-aalification. of electors without
first amending the Constitution, which dis
tinctly defines what constitutes a legal voter
in this State. We so told the radical dis
unionists when the bfll was before the Ilouse,
both in the session of 1865 and 1866. But
power to thus legislate did not seem to be a
question in their nirnds.
The Republican side of the Ilouse of 1865
was honored by the presence of a few better
men than was the Ilouse of 1866. At the
session of I860, through the influence of
A. K. M'Clure, of Franklin, and Wm. D,
Brown, of W arren, the same bill was defeat
ed, upon the ground that it was held to be
unconstitutional, would not meet the appro
val of the Attorney General, and much less
would not receive the signature of Governor
m t ; t 1 t . . 1 .
.ine xicgisiaiure mignt, with the same
power, have enacted a law extending the
right of suffrage to every negro in the State,
and now we have no doubt but that Gov.
Curtin would have placed his signature to
it, if he could have been induced to believe
it would benefit the Abolition party.
Ihe Supreme Court of this State have
had referred to. them the Act of Congress
of March 3, 1863, which disfranchise d
serters, and the constitutionality of the Act
has been ably argued before the Court,
within the hearing of the Governor, which
ajl tend to make us believe that his trreat
haste in signing this State enactment before
the Court had given a decision in the mat
ter, looks as though he was afraid tho de
cision would be against the law, and thus
deprive his political friends of some capital
they expect to make out of it at the coming
The Fenian Raid.
The latest intelligence we have in relation
to the late Fenian out-break with the Cana
dians, is that the whole affair has about col
lapsed. Gen. Meade has arrived at the scene
of action and has issued orders to the Fe
nians to disperse to their homes, which or
ders are being obeyed. It is reported that
a general retreat has been begun from all
points by the Fenian forces.
Gen. Spear and staff has surrendered
themselves up to the forces of the United
States ; and has sent his command home
ward, to St. Albans, This indicates a cessa
tion of hostilities on the part of Gen. Sjniar
and his forces. It is also reported that there
prevails great destitution among the officers
as well as the men. This was what might
have been expected of any like project
rushed so head-long into, by desperate and
Before hostilities had ceased, and when all
looked favorable to the Fenians, the follow
ing passed between Generals Meade and
"We have been lured on by the Cabinet
and used for the purposes of Mr. Sew
ard. They encouraged us on to this thing.
We bought our rifles from your arsenals.and
were given to understand vou would not in
terfere." They added: '"This thing is not
dead yet. We will succeed. We have our
orders from General Sweenev. and we can
and will perform them. If we get arms we
will cross and fight the regulars if they op
pose us." General Meada replied : "I have
got orders, too ; I shall fight you to enforce
the neutrality laws."
Gen. Spear regrets very much that the af
fair has turned out as it has. He said he
would rather be shot than leave Canada in
the manner he has. Gen. Mcehsn wept bit
terly. Any Fenians who have not the means to
go home will be furnished transportation by
the United States, and we notice there are
quite a number accepting of this liberal of
fer on the part of our Government.
The Feniams are gradually returning to
their homes, sadly disappointed and vexed
at the result of their undertaking,better and
wiser men. It is hoped the entire affair will
be amicably adjusted and the occasion for
an other similar out-brcak never occur.
What do They Mean ? Dr. Cheever.
in the prayer he delivered before his usual
Sunday political harangue, besought God
Almighty that in case our rulers (meaning
the President and his supporters) " should
persist in their present career of wicked
ness, and refuse to do unto others as they
should be done by, He (God) vrmdd take
them out of the vsay." What did Cheever
Wendell PhiKps, who made a speech in
Brooklyn recently to prove the IVesidcnt a
rebel and a traitor, in the sameaddress spoke
of Mr. Johnon as "an obstacle to be re
moved." What did Phillips mean ?
Thad. Stevens, in open Congress, declared
that, if the " man at the other end of the
avenue" h.id his deserts, he icould lof his
head like Cluirlrs tlie First. What didThad.
Stevens mean 7
The Bradford Argus. This staunch
Democratic sheet came to us a few days
since in an entire new dress, enlarged and
improved. It is an eight column paper, sec
ond in size to no other country weekly on our
exchange list. E, A. Tarsoxs, Esq., is the
publisher aad proprietor. We hope he may
receive the encouragement he so justly
merits in furnishing the Democracy of Brad
ford with a high- toned, spirited, first-class
a? Democrats, we invite your special at
tention ty the article on the first page of this
issue headed, "Have we not gone far
enough-?" It is from the pen of one of the
ablest political writers m this State, and one
who is regarded sufficiently wise and expe
rienced in? political affairs as to be capable of
giving wbolesoaae adviee. His warnin gs are
timely and his points well taken: Read them
and weigh them carefully, and if any one
considers them improper or ill-timed, let us
. Trial of JefTeraon Davis.
We deem it a favor to the reputation of
the partialist, Judge Underwood-, who pre
sided at the Court in Richmond, on" the 5th
inst., which convened for the purpose of
trying Jefferson Davis for the several
charges prefered against him, not to publish
his charge -to the Grand Jury, which con
sisted of angry appeals biased to one party
and totally inclined to favor one side of the
question. His remarks were not only unbe
coming a civil magistrate, but would have
disgraced the character of an artful politi
cian. After delivering the charge. Judge Un-
aerwooa remarked that in the absence of the
foreman, Mr. Hansom would act in that ca
pacity. The Grand Jury then retired to their
There being no formal business before the
Court, Judge Underwood said : "We shall
be happy to hear from members of the Bar,
always giving preference to members from a
Wm. B. Reed of Philadelphia, then ad
dressed the Court as follows :
May it please your Honors, I beg to pre
sent myself, in conjunction with my col
leagues, as the counsel of Jefferson Davis, a
prisoner of state at Fortress Monroe, and
under indictment for high treason in your
Honor's Court. We find in the records of
your Honor's court an indictment charging
Mr. Davis with a high offence, and it has
seemed to us due to the pahsa of instW Hna
to this tribunal, due to the feelings of one
sort or another which may be described as
crystalizing around the unfortunate man,
that we should come at the very earliest
moment to this tribunal, and ask of your
Honor, or more properly the gentlemen who
represent the United States, the simple
auestion. What is nronosed to to. ii
with this indictmnt? Is it to be tried ? Is
it and this is a question, perhaps, that I
have no richt to ask is it to he withdrawn
or is it to be suspended ? If it is to be tried,
may it please your Honor, sneaking for my
colleague and for myself, and for the absent
client, I say with emphasis, and I say it
with earnestness, that we came here prepared
instantly to try that case, and we shall ask
no delay zt your Honor's hands further than
H necessarv tn hrincr th nn'snnor tn fna iha
Court, and to enable him, under the statute
in such case made and provided to examine
the bill of indictment against him. Is it to
be withdrawn ? If so, justice and humanity
seem to us to prompt that we should know
11. is it to De suspended, postponed 11 so,
mav it nlease the Court, with 11 resrwf to
your Honor and the gentlemen who conduct
the public business here, your Honor must
understand us as entering our most earnest
TtrotOKt. We flslr a UnPOilv trial nn inn
charge that may be brought against Mr.
i'uia iicrc w 1x1 uuier civil inounais in tne
land. We may be now here representing,
mav it nlcase the Court, a dvin mnn For
thirteen months he has been in prison. Tlie
constitution ot the United tates guaran
tees to him not onlv an impartial trial, which
I am sure he will have, but a sneerlv tri.al !
and we have come no slight distance, we
nave come in all sincerity, we have come,
with all resnect to vonr Honor, we hnv
come with strong svmnathics with mirelient.
professional and personal we have come
nere simpiy to asK that question. 1 address
it to the District Attompv or T nAlrpsa it. tn
your Honor, as may be the more appropri
ate : What disposition is proposed to bo
made with the bill of indictment acainst
now pending, for high
Ma for J. Ii Ilonnesv. -Assistant. TT. R
District Attorney, said that he had been en
tirely unaware of the nature of the annliea-
tion just made. In tlie absence of the Dis
trict Attorney, Mr. Chandler, be was not
prepared to answer the nnryfum mt.
would immediatelv teWranh to that fpntlp-
nian the fact of such an application having
been made. Mr. Chandler could probably
arrive. Major Hennessy stated that he would
himself be prepared to answer the Question
Judge Lnderwoou; addressing the coun
sel for Mr. Davis; said Am I to understand
that that will be satisfactory ?
Mr. lie&l Entirely so.
The Court then adiourned until to-mor
row at 10 o'clock A. M.
On the following dar the Court adiourn
ed until next Octobcrand it is now admitted
on all sides that J eff. Da via will be dis
charged on bail. It is certain that five of
the wealthiest citizens in Xew York, are in
Wa.shington-and ready to bind themselves
in the sum of $50,000 each, for his appear
ance at the next term of the Court in Rich
mond. Will anvbodv doubt his release ?
Attention, Discharged Soldiers.
Discharged soldiers to whom back pav.
bounties or pensions are due should under
stand that fnany of the northern and western
States ar represented in Washington by mil
itary agents specially commissioned by the
Governors of their respective States for the
gratuitous collection of tbeir claims and that
by submittier theirca.sea to these officers thev
will not only save considerable delay, but the
infliction ot an exorbitant tee by unprinci
pled claim agents. The business w these
State military acencies, althoush eraduallv
decreasing, is still large, each office requiring
the services of a considerable clerical force.
As an evidence of the business transacted we
may state that during the past month the
New York military agency, under charge of
CoL S. P. Lej collected and paid claims of
soldiers involving the sum of $19,893.31.
The business of other State agencies during
the same period was correspondingly large.
Fata?, Shot From a Eitle. About noon
to-day, June 10th, a young man named John
Dale left home in a wagon, to be married to
a Miss Hattie Matthieson, living about six
miles north of Titusville. When about two
miles on the road, he received a rifle ball
through his lody. He fell from the wagon
and turned the horse loose, thinking by this
means to call assistance. Two gentlemen
passing at the time carried hhn to a house
in the vicinity, but he died before medical
aid could be procured. The rifle was- foud
near where he was shot. A rival for the
hand of the young woman had threatened
to shoot him, and he is supposed to be the
guilty party. He has not yet been arrested,
but probably will be before mormr-r.
It is beleived that two-thirds of the staff
officers now in the Federal service will be dis
charged in the course of a few days,
The Senate rejected the nomination of
of Wm. II. Purnell to be Postmaster at Bal
timore, and of Saml. R. MeKelvy to be Mar
shall of the Western District of Pennsylvania.
It is understood that a sharp personal and
somewhat exciting debate took place over the
A young man, namd Martin Moran, was
shot a few days ago in- Shippigport, Ky, by
amaa Darned Stephen Holcoaie. Moranh'ad
seduced a half sister of nolcome's, named
Aldele Thoroppoa, tmderprowwe of marriage
and when called on by Ixoleome refused to
fulfill his eaggeaenL
Keep it before the people that Geary is
the candidate of the Penna, Railroad Com
pany, and that he was closeted withThos. A.
Scott, the day his Pittsburg railroad letter
ALL MAY MARRY HAPPILY.
fRHE8rfTlVE of wealth, are or baty ; aJ the
love of the oppo.ii ,e can be gained by torfuw
tng simple ruR. Bend a directpd envelop to
. M t D A M E M a Y PEKRV,
Jnae 13. '66. 3in- Station 0. Bible Home. IV. V.
LOVELY GIRLS and FESTIVE BOYS.
SBNO an aJHref.ei envelope and 91 cents and I
will end yti enme valuable information thatwill
please yon. Address Ms JANE BRYAN
June 13. '60 -3m, Station A.M29 t'pring at ,N.Y.
THE GLORY OF MAN IS STRENGTH.
THE Glory of Man U Strength. A Oer.ttemen who
suffered for year from Nerroua and Genital
Debility. Nigbtly Einissions.and Seminal Weakness,
the result of youthful indiscretion, and came near
endinr bis days in hopeless misery. will, for ibe sake
of suffering man, aend to any one afflicted, the sim
ple means used hy him. wbicb effected a cure in a
a few weeks, after the failure of numerous medi
cines. Send a directed envelope, and it will cost you
nothing Address JOHN II. OGOEN.
June 13. "t.6, 3in. No. 13 Chamber a si., N. V.
THE Mason Ac Hamlin Cabinet Organs, forty dif.
ferent styles, adapted to sacred and secular musie.for
30 to 9)00 each. FIFTY-ONE GOLD or SILVER
MKD ALiJ. or other flrat premiums, awarded them.
Illustrated Ca alnguea free, Addre. a, MASOV fc.
HAMLIN, Bostok, or M480N BROTHERS, Niw
Jan. 6, 18C8. Sep. 9, '63. Iy. S.M.P.
A reformed faebrrata would be happy to communi
cate (free of charge) to as many ef bis fellow-beings
as will addresa Dim. very important and usefal in
formation, an J place in tbeir bands a sure cure for
the love of Strong Drink of any kind. This infor
mation is freely offered by one whohar narrowly es
caped a drunkard 'a (rave. Address,
8E3H B. HENOERSOV.
No. 9 Broad Street, New York.
March 23, 186fl. 3m.
ERRORS OF YOUTH.
A gentleman who suffered for years from Nervous
Debility, Premature Decay, and all the effects of youth
ful indiscretion, will, for the sake of suflWtng bu
manity, send free toallwbo need it, the recipe and
directions for making the simple remedy by which I
waa cured. Sufferers wishing to profit by the adver.
tuer's etperieoce, caa do so by addressing
No. 13 Chambers wL, New York,
Feb, 28 I8C6, ly. S.M.P.
STRANGE BUT TKUE.
Every young lady and gentleman in the United
States can bear something very much to their advan
tage by re urn mail (free of charge.) by addressing the
undersigned, Tkose having fears of being bumbugg.
ed will oblige by not noticing this card. All others
will please address tbeir obedient servant.
e31 Broadway, New York.
Ftb. 28, 1866 ly.S M P
And Catarrh, treated with the utmost success, by J.
ISAACS, M. D.. Oculist and Auriit (formerly of Ley
den, Holland.) No. 519 PINE Stitet. PH ILAD'A.
Testimonials, from the most reliable kourcs in the
City and Country can be seen at his office. The med
ical faculty are invited to accompany their patients,
as be has no secrets in his practice ARTIFICIAL
EYES, inserted without FAia. No charge for exam
ination, r April 23. leee. ly.
LOVE AND MATRIMONY.
Ladies and rentleroen. if yna wish to marry, ad-
drestke undersign, who will send you, without
mo..ev and without price, valuable inlorniatinn that
will enable you to marry happily, irrespective of age,
wealth or bt auty. This information will cent yeu
notbing and if you win to marry, I wilt cbeertu'ly
aniit you. All letters strictly confidential. Th s de
sired information seat by return mail. and no reward
BAK 4H B. I, A XI Bt.lt 1 .
Grecnp tint, Kings Co., New York.
June 6, I8C6. 3.D,
AN EXTENSIVE SALE AND DISTRIBUTION
of Pianos, Melodians. Gold and Silver Ware,
is now going on at the salesroom of REED St- OKO..
34 Liberty Street. N Y. These goeds are sold at
1 WO DOL.LARS EACH, Regardless of Value. Send
TWENTY-FIVE Cents for one numbered Notice, or
ONE DOLLAR for SIX. Tbe number of each No.
tire eorrn"rrds n iiii liie number ou saiuc art cle of
goods, which will Ire sent on recti pt of $ The
money will be rein n. led if tbe coods do not Rive sat
tsfartion. Agent make TW EN I" Y-FI V E DOLLARS
PER WEEK. Send for a Circular.
Office : p. a BOX 513".
34 Liberty St. NEW YORK.
May 9, lem: 3m.
HPO Cohscmftativks The advertiser having been
JL restored to health in a few weeks by a very situ
pTe remedy, after having suffered several years, wim a
severe lung affection, and that dread drsease. Con-
sumpliou-is anxious to make known to his fellow
sufferers tbe means of cure
To all who desire rt.hv will send copy of the pre
scription Dsed ffreeol Charge. with tbe directions for
preparing and using the same, which they will And a
sbki eras for Consumption, Atthmy, Brrrobrtrs .Colds
Coughs, etc Tbe only object of Ihe advertiser tn
sealing tbe prescription is to benefit the afllictej. and
spre.td information which heemwerves to be invahrabve-
nd be hopes every sufferer will try bis remedy. it
will cost them nothrng, and may prove ies ng.
Parlies wishing the prescription, free, by return
mail, will please address Rev. I A. WILSON.
Wifrianrsbnrf Kings Cennty.
Feb. 23, li?C6. ly. S.vl. P. New-York.
M mil i
Grovesteen Piana Forte
retains its precodence and great popularity.
and after undxrening gradual improvements fur a pe
riod pftrrrrty years. is now pronoun jed by the tuustral
world to he uasarpasoed ati1 even unequalled in rich
tress, volume and purrry of tone. durability and cheapness-
Our rew scale, Brench action. harp pedal, iron
frame, over-strung bass, seven octavo rosewood pi
anoa we areselun cheaper by from $ too to $AiO
than the same sti le and finish are sold by any other
first-class makers in tbe country. Dialers and all in
want of gVd pianos are in vited to sen.l for our De
seriptive Catalogs, w birh contains photographs of
our difTertm styles, together with prices No one
should pur Te a pi no without seeing this ( ata
rncue Medasl almost without number, have been
awardoo to the Grovesteeu f lino, and the Celebrated
World's i air, though put in competition with others
from all parts of Europe and the U b- it tovk the
f Established 1835 1 Grovesteen Co.,
49 BROADWAY, NEW YOfti.
Julv 29. 1865 . H. 11. a. A. Co-
ALL MAY MARRY HAPPILY, irrespective of
wealth, age, or beauty ; and tbe love of tile op
posite sex can be gained by fallowing simple rules.
end a directed envelope and nt.-iinp to Mixw LU
CILLE UEMARUE, Station il, Bible Street, New
THE GLORY OF MAN IS STRENGTH. A gentle
bis who suffered for years from Nervous and
Gen-ilal Debility, Nightly Emissions, and Svniiual
Weakness, the result of youthful indiscretion , aud
rime near ending his days in hopeless misery, will,
for the sake of suffering man, seuil to any one afflict
ed, the simple means ui-ed by him, whirls elected a
cure in a few weeks after tbe favlure ef numerous
medicines. Send a directed envelope and stamp and
it will cost you nothing Address,
EDGAR TEEM A IN, rftta St. N.Y.City.
IOVELY GIRLS AND FESTIYF. BOT9. send an
4 addressed en velope and 25 cents. find 1 will send
you some valuable information that will please vou.
Address MARY MOUSE, Ml Kroadway, V Y.
May lti. lUOti ly.
ITCH ! ITCH ! ITCH !
S.RATCH! SCHATCH! SCRATCH !
H ill lure Tbe Itch in 4 Hours.
Also cures SALT RHEUM. IMTJtS. CHIL
BLAINS, and all ERCPTIONS OF THE StUV Vnce
50 cents. For sale by all Druggints. Ily sending 60
cents to WEEKS It POTTER.Sole Agents. ITU Wash
ington street, Huston, it will bo forwarded by mail,
free of poeuge, to any part of tbe United (Hates.
June 6, kto ly.
I'HE WORLD'S OPINION OF HOiSTE ITER'S
X STOMACH BITI ER8.
Toucbinc tbe Bitters, this grand fart n clear.
Their fame fills all the Wentera lieinwphrre.
Known in all lands, washed by its oceans twain,
Health, hope and vigor fllow M their train.
HOSTETTER'a blTTERS share the common fate
Of all things good I mpostors imitate,
nf these beware discreetly use your eyes
From bom st bx un-es purchase your supplies.
THE COYERNMENT INWORSf ME NT.
In order to guard against dangerous impositions,
the public are requested to take especial note of the
beautiful engraved proprietary stamp. through which
the Govern went of the C ruled States officially au
thenticates every bottte ti H6b3FK ITER'S HITTER.
1 bis shield, thrown by the OetvesMaeat over tbe
pioprietors and tbe public for tkeic joint protection,
ia placed conspicuously across the cork and over the
neck of each bottle, aad cannot fail to strike the eye
of the most casual observer. Nothing that purports
to be Hosit tter's Bitters caa be genuine unless the
stamp is there.
It is also proper to state that tbe Bitters are sold
exclusively in glass, and- never nnter any circum
stances by the gallon or tha barrel. Imposters a nd
imitators are abroad,and tbe only safeguard the pub
lie has against them is to see that the Bitters they
bay bear the engraved label and note of band of
Messrs. Hostetter 4 8mith, and staaip above men
tioned. May 1C. lm
CANDIDATES DEPARTMENT. -
.... Cards at any time before the nomi'
nations are made ". $3 00
LEVIL.TA' E. of Bloom township, we are au
thorized to announce will be candidate for fis
nomination ef STATE SENA TOR in the r.Mh Dis
trict, sufcjnet " the usages of the Democratic party
of Columbia Coerrty, i nd respectfully solicits tbe
suffrage of bis fellow-Democrats.
Bloomsburg, June. 13, 1866. -
AT the earnest solicitation of my Democratic
friends in the county sin throughout the district.
I have been induced to offer mvself as a candidate
for the office of STATE SENATOR, subject to tha
sages of the Dumocraey of the District.
Light Rtreet; June 13. 1868.
AT the earnest-regies! ofhnany DemorrMlc frien.
I hsve consented to be a eandidat for the officer
of STATE SENATOR, af the eomliif eicrtion surr
Ject to tbe derision of the Dvnioerary of tf-is couuty
as well as of the Distrirt-,
Q JAMES 9. McN INCH.
Catawissa. June 13, I Port.
YEhave been anthorir-d to announce tnts nam er
V V nr p.l.l I All ci a tru pptj nrn. ....... i
fir the office of A-SOUIATE JUDGE, of the Courts'
of Colu nbia County, subject totbe usage nf tbe nom
inating Convention, which will be held in August
June 6. ierft.
UJK are requested to announce in the columns of
this paper, that Ex Sheriff IRA M DERR. of
lackson township. Columbia County, rffVrt hlmslf
as a candidate for tbe office of ASSOCIATE JUDGE,
sm jert to tbe decision of the Democratic Conuty
June l. !Hti6.
HAVING been Induced through the earnest solicits,
lions of toy Democratic friends, to 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 be a candidate, subject tola- decision of
the Convention. JACOB EVANS.
' C rue n wood. June f. IHftft.
N ASMUCH as it his long been renreded that one
I of the ASSOCIATE JUDGES should come from
tbe south sideaf th river, and through the utgeot
request of the Democracy of both sides of the river,
I bav been induced to become a candidate furre
noinination, (at the same time thanking tne Democ
racy for past favors.) subject to tltedec;ron of ihj
Democratic County Convention.
Catawista, June 13, ISuO.
Register and Recorder.
HAVING been warmly urged and encouraged by my
Democratic friends throughout the County, to be
candidate for REGISTER AND RECORDER. I
hereby offer my.eif to the Democratic voters for
that position, mlijert to tbe derision of otr Comity
Convcutinn in Augu t next. Should it be the pleas
ure f the people tn give the nomination nd
elertinn, I will perform the ditties of that office Willi
fidelity and to the best of my ability.
Centre town.hi p. June 6, S'j6. -
Itegittcr and Recorder.
TO THE DEMOCRACY OF COLUMBIA COUNTY ;
f offer myself to tbe Democracy of Colombia Coun
ty; suhj-rt to the nominsting Convention, for the
office t.f KEG I STER AND RECOK DEB, for l be en
suing term. And 1 pledge myself to a careful aad
p rump t performance of all tbe duties.
JOHN O. FREEZE.
Jane 6, l&f6.
I'rothonotarv and Clerk or
I he 'Courts
WE have been authorised to announce the name
ofJEiS COLEMAN as a candidate ' for re
nomination and election to the office of PROTHON
OTA BY AND CLERIC OF THE COURTS, of Colum
bia County, subject to the usages of this Dumicratie
BlouHubqrg. June 13, l?flf3,
n h rough the solicitation of my Democratic friends.
I 1 have been induced f off-r myself as a candi
date for the office of COUNTY COMMISSIONER,
subject to the deci-inn of tha Democratic County
Convention, wbicb will convene on tho 27th of A -gust
Fugarloaf township. Jone 6, l-i6Q.
Pt resolution adopted by tbe Tiastees of tha
rlienrnsburg Literary Institute at a meeting held on
the 3I of May. the Heeretiry wa authorized
to nntfr thti stockholders by notice in the paper. t
uiet-t In tue Gran-4 Jury room in Blouinsiitrg. on trt
nrday. J Erne IS, between the hours of 4 and 6 o'clock
F M., to decide, by vote, upon tbe location fur ih j
Institute buildings. Tbe stockholders will take no
tice and act Accordingly .
1. V. HARTMAN.
Pec. Board Trustees,
flleemsbvrf. Jue 3 18Go. It.
rrepared by WILLIAM ELLIS A. CO, No. 724 Mar.
ket Street, 1'hi adelphia.
100 pounds per acre. Dampen the Bnrkwheat in the
evenine. let it Uy till morning, init wel 20 pounds,
of the Fertiliser to one bushel of seed, and sow broad
cast t-0 pounds to tbe acre.
Theabove Fertiliser, for sale by Wm. MeBrlde,
White Hall ; John at Creasy, Calawi-a ; James
Eyer, Bloouisburg ; Parvin Masters. Kenton,
At. ft Kf.difcR, Gva. Agent.
June 13, ISfin 4t
GEO. 17. 9IAUGER, Proprietor.
The ahove well known hotel has recently under
gone radii al changes in its internal arrangement",
and its proprietor announces to bis former euttoin'
and tha trarellinc public that his accommodation
for the com tort of bir guests are second to none in
tlie country. His table will always he found sup
plied, not only wltb substantial f.d, but with alt'
the delicacies of the sea-ou. Hi wioe aad liquors
(except that popular beverage known as 'Mc Htnrf .')
purchased direct from tne importing bouses, are en
tirely pure, and free fr m all poisonous drugs. He
is t hankful for a lioeral patronage in tho past, and
will continue to deserve it in the future.
CEORGsi W. M AUGER.
Jtind 13. 186G.-tf.
In Shire's Building, oa Main Street.
Informs the citizens t-f Bloomshurg and viciaity lkl
he baa opined a New
in this place, where be invites bis old friends and
customers to call and partake of bis refreshments. -It
is bis intention to keep tbe best
LA GER BEER AXD ALE,
constantly on hand ; AIo, Porter, Sarsaparitta. Min
eral Water, Fancy Lempnadss, Raspberry and Lem
on fyrups , can. always be had at bia Restaurant,
hi the eating It tie be presents a
ui Lit or FAnn
not sar?ased in Ibis place ; vie, Pickled Oysters
Clans, Sardine. Fish, Baibecued Chicken. Piekleit
Tripe and Beef Tongue, tc. e. He also h.is good
Cignrs and Cheicing Toltacco
for h i customers. C flive him a call.
Itloomstiurs. June :. 166.
NOTICE is hereby given that proposals i n wriiinr
will be received bv the Poor House Commissioner
from t br date until ten o'clock A. kf on the 23rd
day of June. IPtiti. tor the sale and purchase of a suit
able farm, for the erection of buildings, oncer the
provisions of tbe bill for tbe support and employ,
uient of the Poor of Columbia County,
The proposals (oust be in writing and suut statu
lt. i ne number or acres in the farm.
Snd. The kind nf buildings and improvements,
3rd, The township and ad joiners,
4th. The price.
Proposals may be sent to any one of tbe Commis
sioners i- and UK: parries are rcnieited tn sttead aU
the Court House. in Klooinburg, June 23, I860 ; wbeta
tbe proposals will be cmsl lered.
JOHN ICfSWhrZ, HloomsbUJf.
JOHN A. FCNSTON, Jerseytown,
LEWIjJ YETTER, Catawissa,
JACOB HARRIS. Rurkhnrn
HAHL'KL bOGART. Robrsburg.
THOMAS CK EV EL1NG, Sr. , Esprtown,
WILLIAM LAMON. fWwirk.
J ES.-E HOFFMAN. Willow Springs.
WILLIAM J IKELER.Mordansville,
June 13, l6. it
Cv Alt county papers please ropy.
The subscriber bavioc Durcbssedtbs welt ea abo
lished stand, known as
near Robrsburg. Cehimblai County, and having pat
tbe machinery ia first-raie repairs, is prepared la do-
ia the best manner, and upon the shortest notice.
Those favoring him with tbeir eastern aaay relyav
having taerr work well done.
HENRY H, 9ANDS. -
OreeawaiJ, Jue , IG-