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'FRIDAY, iNNIJARY 19, 1566.
R. M. PETTUNGILL
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EFFECT OP FREE TRADE ON
Some of our westqn. Free Trade exchan
ges take a narrow view of the question of
Protection, regarding it as a policy al
together and exclusively in the interest of
the manufacturers. They persistently incul
cate the Idea that Free Trade is most ad
vantageous to agriculturists, because under
that system manufactured commodities can
be bought cheaper in Europe than in this
country. Doubtless most kinds of store
goods can bo purchased at lower prices in
Europe than in this country. But this does
not settle the question. Account must be
taken of the prices at which agricultural
products can be sold under the two systems
foe farmers necessarily pay, directly or indi
rectly: with their crops. We think it easily
demonstrated that Free Trade would be jdst
as fatal to the farmers of this country as to
manufacturers. The New York World sta
ted, a few days ago, that the price of grain
for this country:was really fixed in London.
Thaeis not true under the existing system ;
but would be true to the letter under Free
Trade. But we do not ears to pursue this
further just now ; but to direct attention to
The British advocates of free trade aim at
converting nil the world, outside of England
into farms. Their system has been reduced
to practice more completely in Ireland than
than in any other country and simply because
it has been most absolutely underltheir con
trol. What has been the result? Mao agri
"Of. single counties," says an English
writer, "Mayo, with a population of 389,000,
and a rental of only 300,000, has an area of
1,364,000 acres, of which nearly 800,000 are
waste! No less than 470,000, acres being
very nearly equal to the whole extent of
surface now under cultivation, are declared
to be reclaimable. Galway, with a popula
tion of £423,000. has upwards of 700,000
acres waste, 410,000 of which are reclaim
able. Kerry, with a population of 290,000,
has an area of 1,186,000 acres,----727 being
waste, and 400,000 of them reclaimable.--
Even the union of Glenties, Lord Monteagle's
ate plus ultra of redundant population, has
an area of 215,000 acros,:of which 200,000
are waste, and for the most part reclaimable
to its population of 13,000. The Barony of
Ennis, that abomination of desolation, has
230 000 acres of laud to its 5,000 paupers—
which, as Mr. Carter, one of the principal
proprietors, says in his circular advertiSe
meets for tenants, is at the rate of only one
family to every 230 acres ; so that if butone
bead of a futurity were employed to every
230 acres, there need not tic a pauper in the
entire district: a proof he adds, Ma/ nothisy
but employinsnt is Isa n fl lo set this country
1. rights, in which opinion we folly coin
All the wont of employment. There was
no diversification of 'lobo r. The basis fur
reduced to poverty, were compelled lo fly by
thousands and tens of thousauds. Morn
scent to Loudon, alone than rianoined even
in Dublin. They flocked to Birmingham,
Manchester, Liverpool and Glasgow; filling
the garrets and cellors with a wretched
population, anxious to sell their labor and
perishing for want of food. Hundreds of
thousands of them came to our shores, in
quest of employment flint was denied them
The evil here does noi.cOnsist in n redun
dant population or am unwilling soil. A
has been seen, there is more land than labor
ers can make productive. Our author ex.
plains the whole difficulty as consisting in
the want of employment—of a diversified
industry. The population is not near as
dense as in the most prosperous English or
Belgic districts , nay, not as dense as in many
of the districts of this country where expatri
ated Irishmen manage to live in comfort and
The simple fact is, that as British ipolicy
does not allow diversified employments
readily go to Ireland, Irish inen aro compelled
to starve or go to those lands where many
forms of employments do exist.
There never was a land blessed with so
rich a soil as to escape approximate depop
ulation if its people were confined to agri
cultute. Wipe out the manufacturing es
tablishments of Pennsylvania; New Jersey,
Now York and New England, and Indiana,
Illinois, Wisconsin, and the grain and meat
producing States beyond, would necessarily
lose half their populations. It would be
bettor for the people of those States to build
up manufacturing establishments, on a large
Scale,, within their own borders; for that
course would accelerate their growth in
population and weal( h. But to destroy manu
factures in the Middle and Eastern States
would be as fatal to them as to these States,
RIE3II I s TII.B PIMP, OB NNAVSPAPERS,—
Tho Boston Pose, Traveller, and Journal
have raised the price of t oir papers to four
cents. They state that the advance in the
cost of paper, which has been from sixty to
seventy per cent. since the reduction last
summer, fully justifies thorn in this course.
Several papers in different sections of the
country have also lately advanced their rates,
in consequence of the very high price of
printing. paper. The Philadelphia Press
" The newspapers throughout tho country.
are complaining of the excessivelyhigh rates
charged for printing paper. What before
° the war could be bought for nine to ten cents
per pound,* and was thought dear at that
price, now commands nearly t reo times
that amount. During the war this might
be borne as a necessary evil, consequent upon
the tq'preeintion of gold and the scarcity of
suitable material for paper stock, but with
the cessation of hostilities and the decline in
gold, it is difficult to understand the reason.
for the continued, high price of paper. "In
An article of such universal use ought to. be
'produced at the lowest,possible cost. The
papoLmakers, it would stem, desire to con
trol the-price of this indispensable material,
and being comparatively few in number,
charge of combination appears to have some
foundation. Meanwhile the j ournals' aro in ,
creasing the price of subscriptien."
Fair and fashibnablo Young Americai&
n'italled.Phalon's ,Wight-Blooming Carona"
lialty in all its drawing-roopbbAlrop,
It is well. Bead
' a fragrant f atmospikoro,
-'9 rs,r7l)..as noriohor
—The steam boilers inspected In. New
York last year number 4207.
—ln Now York hist week there weri3:42B
deaths, an increase of 27 over the provlous
—Subscriptions are making in Albany to
build a new theatre.
—For finding and returning $25,000 in
gold in the street in New York, a young man
woe rewarded with $2.
—The T wen ty-fffth Army Corps, Major
General Weitzel, composed of colored troops,
has been discontinued.
—The polico of Boston made 17,881 ar
rests during 1865, and 16,721 persons were
accommodated with lodgings-.
—The Now York Police Commissioners'
report states that there aro 228 saloons in the
city, employing 1191 "pretty waiter girls."
A man who was noticed to be driving
quits slowly near Boonsboro, la., the other
night, was found, though tightly grasping
his lines, to bo frozen dead.
—The Savannah papers announce the elec
tion of Provisional Governor William
Marvin and Wilk. Call, Esq., as Senators
—The losses of the fire insurance com
panies of the city of New York amounted
the last year to $43,130,000, against $28,-
522,000 in 1804.
—Thus far the search for oil in Michigan
has been fruitless, notwithstanding , the pre
dictions of geologists and the assurance of
adventurers that surface indications" are
—The product of the Lake Superior cop
per mines last year amounted to' 9056 tons
more than in 1864.
—The public schools of Chicago are over
crowded, and there are thousands of school
less children in the city.
—The internal revenue tax paid by St
Louis, for 1865 is $5,082,388 65.
—An application of a colored girl for ad
mission to the High School in Troy, N. Y.
which was refused by the principal, was talc
on to the Supreme Court where it was decid
ed against the applicant." .
—The records of the Surgeon General's
office show that during the rebellion there
were 202 'United States general hospitals,
having for the accommodation of sick and
wounded soldiers 130,801 beds.
—The Now York Herald says the loan in
behalf of the Mexican Republic is being
rapidly taken up in that city. Upward of
three million dollars worth of the bonds have
been already disposed of,
—The Springfield Republican says that in
the winter of 1855 there were eight carrier
boys employed to distribute that paper in
springflald. Three of these boys are now
cashiers of banks in or near Springfield,
—There are five thousand and two hun
dred effective soldiers in the Department of
Washington, being composed of four regi
ments of United States colored troops, and
the remainder white organizations.
—The twenty-eighthrse r nals and armories
in the north contain 4,02M/5 pounds of
powder, 401,02 G pounds of shell, 233,818
pounds of cannon balls, 84,300 pounds of
grenades, 47,802 boxes of grapeshot, 21.355
pounds of bombs, 1,000,000 good Spring
inu,,kets, dnO,ooo captured and foreign
—Bills of exchange amounting to 500,000,
found on Reagan, the late rebel Postmaster
General, and drawn by Trenholin on the
llothschilds, were recently forwarded by the
go v ern men t to our Consul at London for
Mu ids, with the endorsement that there were
o funds to meet them.
—I n England the importations of petrole
um exhibit e remarkable falling uif, the
quantities imported having been, for the
first nine months of 1803, 129,870 tons, of
1804, 1-1,32,3 tons, and of 1805 only 4805 do.
—The Church of the Good Shepherd in
New York, and neighboring parsonage,
were entered on Sunday night last and rob
bed of many articles of value, including a
portion of the church silver communion
s J service.
—The schools of colored children in
Louisiana have all been suspended for want
of funds to pay expenses. By the first of
March the system of contracts prescribed by
agricultural laborers will begin to 'yield a
revenue, and it is expected that titer schools
in the country district niny then be re-estab
—.A. Corps of engineers are now engaged
in surveying a new_route for a railroad from
Freehold to Butler, under the auspices of
the Pennsylvania Central Railroad Com
pany. It is said the road will be completed
and in running order within two 'years.
—The Pay Department accomplished an
extraordinary amount of labor, principally
during the months of Juno, July and August
of 1805. From June to October of last year,
two hundred and seventy millions of money
was paid to 800,000 officers and men.
—Plates for anew issue of fractional cur
rency are now being prepared by the Print
ing Bureau of the Treasury Department.
The new issue will bo of the denominations
of fifty, twenty-five, and ton cents. The
notes will be of an entirely now and origi
nal design, and are to be nearly an oval
'—A Mercantile - Agency in Now York re
ports the number of failures in 1866 as 630,
and the liabilities over $17,600,000, which
is nbout twice as much as those of 1863 or
1864, but less than those of any other year
since 1857. The general condition of trade
is called healthy.
—From the Comptroller's estimate of the
expenses of the New York city government
for the present year, it appears that $9,375,-
968 37 will bo required, of which $7,875,-
968 37 aro to be raised by taxation. This is
a decrease of $2,047,540 73 from the amount
expended last year.
• —The State Treasurer of 'Virginia reports
that ho has on deposit $375,000 in confeder
ate State registered bonds, partial security
of twenty-two banks' of that State. The
deposit was made after the close of the war.
—The number of railroads accidents in
this country during the past year was one
hundred and eighty-three, against ono hun
dred and forty the yeal• previous. The fa
tality how,over, was in ,favor, of 1.885, the
mitt - thew of lives lost during the year being
three hundred and t(birt-ilye, egainst four
—A. number of women in Mississippi have
formed themselves into a ' , Ladies' Southern
A.ll•Associatibdi" a branch of which is to
be esttiblished , in each 'of the late rebel States ;
the principal object of which is to raise
fund that Will , place •,tlke ", wife of Jefferson-
Davis above the possibility of want or
pendonco upon the charity of friehdi. _Mrs'.
.Davis has Nvkitton it'letter oxpressinz
•willingniiss - to'reeniiii - tile'ineney: ---- • •
thiliest week thirty.-two.volan
teer surgeons and ailsistant surgeons wore,
mustered out . of the service by, direction
itif+.o9i.ieh'vf Ykl*, S' I •
half brother of Gen. Forrest has boon
sentenced to be hung in Alabama. -
-L. C. ,Hopkins, a merchant of Cincin
nati, has presented to that city an acre of
ground on Mount Auburn, valued at $15,-
000, for use as a park. ,
—George W. Lauffer, Esq., the locating
engineer of the Pennsylvania Railroad, ar
rived in Clearfield, Pa., last week, for the
purpose, it is stated, of locating a bind west
—On the first of tho m:-nth Edward 11.
Williams, Esq., assumed the duties of Gen
eral Superintendent of the Pennsylvania
Railroad, in place of Enoch Lewis, resigned.
—George Davis, formerly Attorney Gen
eral of the Confederacy, has been released
from Fort Lafayette, and,litis returned to his
home in Wilmington, North Carolina.
—The Secretary of the Treasury has do
cided that ferry boats are not liable to the
payment of the revenue tax of two and a half
per cent. on the gross receipts.'
—John Krause, an old and highly esteem
ed citizen of Lebanon, Pa., died on the 27th
, ult., in the 79th year of his age. He repre
sented Lebanon county in the State Legis
lature in 1834 and 1835, and was Chief Clerk
in the Auditor General's office under Gov.
Schulze, and Chief Clerk in the Stato Trea
sury under Gov. Porter.
—Henry A. Cram, the counsel for the
prosecution in the late Strong divorce suit,
on Wednesday caused the arrest of John A.
Stevens, jr., the brother of Mrs. Strong, for
having threatened him with personal vio
lence on account of remarks made by the
former during the trial of the ease. The
prisoner was released on promising to give
bail for his future good behavior.
—Lient. Gen. Grant sent three members
of his staff away on Sunday evening last, on
a tour of inspection, and to ascertain whe
ther further reduction cannot be made in
the several military departments. Colonel
Orville E. Babcock went to the northwest,
Col. Horace Porter to the eastern and At
lantic States, and Col. Eli S. Parker to the
—Gen. Schenck says the dealing in sol
diers discharge papers is an infamous brok
erage and imposition on the necessities of
those' who have fought for us, which must
be defeated of its expected profits, whoever
may be engaged in the business. lle als o
says he will propose such legislation in Con
gress as will head off the' parties who are
speculating in them.
—Mr. Kemble, the State Treasurer of
Pennsylvania, in his report just, soboi
to the Legislature, presents 0 most favorable
exhibit, and shows that the resources of the
State grow so rapidly in excess of the ex
penses, that the State debt may be reduced
very considerably, without taxing real es
tate. Mr. Komi>le is undoubtedly right.—
There are State interests, such as Railroads
Banks, and Corporathins of all sorts estate
lisped by legislative enactment, that make
enough profit on the privileges accorded to
them by the Legislature, to pay all the ex
ienses of the State Government.
COUPONB,---The Treasury Department has
been of late annoyed by applications from
persons having lost coupons, and, in COll5O
- ask the department to suspend pay
ilea on thu same, and lranbinit them
their legitimate owners. Recognizing the
fact that coupons are exchanged as money,
and that if stolen and in possession of inno-
rent parties, such holders would be the lo
sers, the department ha, ("Gelded that in,no
event will they refuse to cash coupons pre-
A NEVI RAILROAD PROJECT
The appended communication and edito
Taal comments lire dipped from the IT. S
Railroad and Alining Register, of Philadel
phis. At the reqm.tst of a friend we givt
them place to day. The subjceL is an fin
portent one and well worthyof investigation :
" Your acquaintance with the current rail
road proteets of the day; and especially your
frequent favorable notices of Harrisburg, as
an iron works centre, prompt ins to put be
fore your readers a project for an iron and
coal railroad which, on its completion, would
command a Nminrral tratlic of a million of
tons tho first year, to begin with.
"Starting from a point on t! c Lebanon
Valley Railroad, and passing on the south
side of Harrisburg to an eligible site for a
railroad bridge across the 'Susquehanna;
thence up the Yellow Breeches creek;
through and near a series of iron ore depos
its opened at interval,Oilong dm foot of the
South Mountain ;• theime across the route of
the Cumberland Valley Railroad in the vi
cinage of Shippcnsburg; thence west to the
Huntingdon and Broad Top Railroad, en the
waters of Bloody Run ; and thence on via
Bedford, ton connection with the Pittsburo
end Oonnollavin o Esiiroad on Wills creek,
twelve miles from Cumberland.
" With this road built, the Broad Top
coal region would mine and forward to mar
ket a half million tons of coal and more, per
year, whilst large quantities of Somerset coal
would be received on the now road, at its
Willis creek connection with the Pittsburg
and Connellsville railroad.
" I know very well that it is contemplated
to connect the South Pennsylvania Railroad
with the Cumberland Valley Railroad, via
Loudon; but I know, too, that the road
which I am foreshadowing, as an elongation,
so to speak, of the Lebanon Valley Railroad,
could command the Broad-Top corillonnage
and reciprocate inter-trade with the Pitts
burg and Connellsville Railroad.
"And if it be offset against my proposi
tion that there has long been in use a rail
road in the Cumberland Valley, I answer,
very - true,, but it is in the basin of the Cono
doguinot, some miles north 'of
Breeches creek, which latter flows east along
tho south side of the valley, where the iron
ores outcrop, and whence a now tonnage
would be supplied to Harrisburg, and its
vicinity, as an absorbing ore market.
"Besides, it is no novelty to see two roads
in the same valley, as witness the Susquohan
--ria, the Schuylkill and the Lehigh valloys,
The two great carriers that reach Harris
burg from Philadelphia, one via Reading,
the other via Lancaster, should each have
an ally and fender in the Cumberland valley.
And as the Lancaster route may be called
the line for miscellaneous traffic, so the
'Reading route is distinguished as a line for
mineral tonnage. Moreover, the Cumber
land Valley Railroad dips down South into
Maryland, having one terminus at lingers
-town; whereas the Yellow Bree - ches route
climbs out of the Cumberland valley, and
pursues a Western course to the foot of the
Allegheny Mountain, in Bedford county.
" The Huntingdon and Broad Top rail
road, 44 miles long, is now open and in op
oration, from Huntingdon, on the Juniata,
to Mount Dallas, on Bloody run, tdmiles from
Bedford; in addition to the main road, the
company own three branches, (ono of which
is nine miles long,) leading to the coal mines:
Over,two millions of dollars are invested in
the Huntingdon and Broad Top railroad, and
in' the Broad Top coal field; so that, alto
gether, Broad Top is the scene of.a vast in
vestment in railroad, mining and mineral
. The Dauphin and Bedford railroad would
enhance the . interest in the Broad Top pal
field in , amount equal to the. whole cost of a
now road from Harrisliurg, via - Yellow
Brooches creek, to the Huntingdon and'
Broad' Top 'railroad. It would 'save - to the
Broad Top colliery operators.a dollar a ton
in cost of - forwarding : pita - 10 - market,..Whichi.
One would more than pay the inter=
est on the whole cost of tho now road.; and
if we add what it would "enhance Broad Top
coal lands and Huntingdon and Broad Top
railroad shares, wo see th&wholo cost of the
road represented in t4o,,ineferwed :value dpi
parted to existing investments in the Bioad
"So, too, with the iron ore deposits on
Yellow Breeches creek, from which tut ore
trade that would soon rho into, hundreds of
thousands of tons per annum; the profits_on
tho ore and on its transportation would joint
lrmake up a'sum suflieient to'lvgrrant the
building of the railroad to the head of Yel
*low breeches'creek. So you.,seo that,..from
several standpoints, the enterprise commands
the elements that assure is - access and profit."
Note by Editor of Register. —Our own
opinion of this Dauphin and Bedford pro
ject may be expressed in few words :
u In the first place it proposes to • occupy
the best unoccupied railroad ground in Penn
sylvania at this day, provided that it bauilt
all the way through from the Lebanon Val
ley It. R. to the Pittsburg and Connelsville
R. R. or Cumberland; and thrit'it ho oper
ated under lease by the Reading R. R. Co.,
whietris in position and in condition to ac
comnpdate the Broad Top coal trade, and
also tr4orm a combination lino to Pittsburg,
via Connellsville ; and also to form a com
bination lino via Cumberland, to Wheeling
on the Ohio river. And so the Dauphin and
Bedford Railroad would boa division in a
short, direct and eligible route between
Southwestern Pennsylvania and West Vir
ginia in the interior, and the two great cities
at tidewater. This consideration is of the
first significance and importance, and will
bear elaboration and enlargement, in minds
open to events in the future.
Moreover, it is the interest of liarrisburg
to have an independent railroad wl.oola will
bring to its furnaces iron ores from: the im
mense deposits of hematite opened along
Yellow Breeches creek, and, to its workshops
and establishments of all kinds, coals from
Broad Top and Somerset.
And from the array of advantages, pros
pects, facilities and• profits embodied in the
scheme; ordinary n anagement under a lib
eral charter from the legislature, (which
Harrisburg influence wall doubtless procure,)
ought to be able to allot the whole work in
one contract, payable in shares and bonds,
to ono tion of contractors in command of
means to build the roadway entire and in
tact, river bridge included, from the Leba
non Valley railroad to, the Pittsburg and
Connellsville railroad, or to the Baltimore
and Ohio railroad at Cumberland.
Of6.eors Mustered Out
WASIIINGTON, January 9.—The following
brdor, mustering out of the volunteer service
one hundred and twenty-two general officers,
has been promulgated :
WArt DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT GENERACtI OFFICE
WARRINOTON, December 28, 1888.
General Orders, No. 168.—The following
named Major Generals and Brigadier Gen
erals of Volunteers are hereby honorably
mustered out of the service of the United
States, to date from January 16th, except
those serving in the State of Texas, whose
muster out will date from February 1, 1866.
Major Generals David Hunter, Wm. S.
Roseerans, John 0. Park, Gordon Granger,
George Sykes, David L. Stanley, Alfred
Pleasanton, Andrew J. Smith, Greenville M.
Dodge, John Gibbon, Peter J. Osterhaus,
Joseph A. Mower, George Crook, Godfrey
Aw,:tts,oll, Wm. 13. Hagen, Wesley Merritt,
Charles Griffin, Geo. A. Custer, Win. ti.
Emery, ltobt. It. Pottow,lco A.. Smith;
Brevet,Major Generals Orlando B. Wilcox,
Henry W. Brenham, Win. F. Barry, John
G. Barnard, Trines N. Palmer, John P.
Hatch Richard W. Johnson, Z. B. Tower;
John W. Davidson, Eugene A. Carr, Rufus
Saxton, Chivies Doyens ' Samuel M. Craw
ford, John )M. Geary, John C. Caldwell,
Samuel I'. Carter, Washington L. Elliott,
Allen P. 110 we, Benjamin S. Roberts) Au
gust Willy, John B. King, Robert O. Tyler,
A. T. A. Torbert, Michael K. Lanle, - , Jas.
Semi Beatty, Hugh Ewing,Hen
ry H. Sibley, Joseph J. Bartlett, John P,
Hawkins, Benj. li. Grierson, Alexander S.
Webb, John B. Sanborn, Thomas It. Smith,
Manning F. Force, ~'..tigustus L. Chelan,
Philip R. D. Troband, Christopher C. An
drew°, Edwin M. McCook, Edw a rd aatch,
August V. Kuntz, duo. F. Ilartranf;, Sam
nCl S. Carroll, Charles J. Paine, Joaspli A.
Cooper, Charles C.. Waleutt, Eli Lung,
Thomas W. Eagan, Joseph K. Hawley,
Thomas C. Devitt, Alfred Gibbs, R. i. Mac
kensie, `flaunty; J. Lucas,
N. M. Curtis, Richard Jackson, 3311liain
Wells ; Brigadier Generals Alpheus S. Wil
liams, John Newton, Allen Sclloeft, -Robert
S W• We sells, William
Hays, Israel Vogdes, Gowi. U. blunt, Ur,.,.
IL \\'right, John D. Stevenson, Thomas C.
11. tiruith, Charles T. Campbell, Edward
A. Wild, Gustavus A. Deltussy, William
I). Whipple, Jasper A. Maltby, Selden ('on
ner, Martin 1). Hardin; ,Joseph I). lessen
den, Isaac H. Duval, John Edwards, ,James
It. Slack, George L. Beall, Henry G. Thom-
Benjamin F. Potts, Charles J. Siobrand,
L. C. Baker, James S Brisbrin, Joseph H.
Potter, James 11. Werner, Oliver Edwards,
Joseph E. Hamblin, James W. Forsyth,
Charles IL Morgan, William T. Clark,
William B. Woods, Robert F. Catherson;
Americus V. Rives, William S. Penrose,
Francis Sherman, William Gamble, C, H.
Van WYck, William B. Tibbitts, M.
Second—Leave of absence for thirty 'days
from the date of master out is horebygrant
ed to all officers of the regular army going
out of the volunteer service under this order,
at the expiration of which time they will re
port fur duty with their proper regiments or
to their chief of corps or departments.
Third—All officers belonging to the per
sonal stag of the general officers above
named will immediately return to their ap
propriate duties, if belonging to the regular
army of volunteer forces still liltitinorl in the.
service, All others will be honorably dis
charged. to data from the time of muster out
of the officers with whom they may be serv-
By order of the President of the United
E. IX TOWNSEND, A.A.. G
The First Trial for Nigh Treason
no Knoxville Whig, of December 20th
"An important trial came off last week in
the Federal Court. John E. Gamble, of
Blount county, was arraigned and tried for
high treason against the United States, and
after five days' trial was acquitted by a jury.
He was an enrolling officer during the days
of Rebel rule, and, enrolled the conscripts of
his civil district. He was also appointed
agent to collect guns, and performed some
acts under that agency.
" The defence was that there was nceguilty
intent. It was admitted that he was anon-
rolling officer, and that he enrolled the con
scripts of his district, but it is denied that
ho did so with the view of aiding the rebel
lion. On the other hand, it was insisted by
his counsel, 0. P. Temple, that he was a
Union man, exercised it in such a way as to
favor Union men awl protoot.thona, total that,
in fact, he never seized a single gun, or put
a single conscript into the Rebel army. Af
ter the examination of about thirty witnesses,
and lengthy arguments on behalf of the gov
ernment, by C. W. Hall, District Attorney
of the United States, and 0. P. Temple on
behalf of the defendant, the jury were charg
ed by Judge Trigg, and who, after retiring
arid consulting, returned a verdict of not
" This case was novel tind important, be
cause it was the first regular trial for treason
against the United States that has ever ta
ken place in the State, and the first that has
taken place in the United States since the
commencement of the late Rebellion, if not
for the last forty years. 'lt was earnestly
insisted by the counsel of defendant, that if
ho could be convicted, three hdrulred known
Union men in East Tennessee,. who had held .
this and similar, offices during the rebel rule,
could likewise be convicted of high treason,
while the instigators and leaders of the
hellion were sheltered and- proteled bY fr izin4
nestles and pardons. .k'hedefonco was baPed
on the broad ground:of not guilty in intent, I
and-not-on--technical -poi nts-----The-defendarit-
refused to apply for a pardon, because he in
sisted that ho was never guilty of arty Crime
to bo pardoned.'" • •; • ••
STAMP Yon Docunius s.—The. Com-,
missionor of Intornaf Rovonno bas, (*.Dated
that, tlio law requiring receipts for i ,dionoy„
goocls t express, packages, and - other; papors
and documono, J'igt4lY_Snfor.cod,--13asi--
floss Mon"and others who , havA, lately,. boon.
remiss in the irksoino task 9f stamping oven ;
document, &c. issued, had better keep their
oyes open, as the ponalty for each and ov,ory
'offence is $6O, 'and. thbroi tiro. many •persons
watching the; opportunity to have them
prosoouted. • • I
Official List of' Pennsyls;unia State
OffiCers,.and, the Senate and
"Aesemlilyr for 1888.
GOVERNOR AND 'READS'OP: DEPART- .
.•tSfoyernor--A. G. , Ciurtici.
;'Secre , tary.of the COMm fi.l onweal--Ell . Slifer:
„Deputy S i eretary'of the Croinnienwattli..
W. H. Arnlstrong.
Attorney General--WiDiam M. Meredith.
Auditor General—jenny Slonkor.
Surveyor General--junee E. Barr.
Superintendent of Common Schools—Chas.
Adjutant. General—Alexander L. Russel.
Quartermaster General—James L. Reynolds
Commissary General—W. W. Irwin.
Surgeon General—Joseph A. Philips.
Chief of Transportation—Th 11. Gregg. •
Stdtc Librarian—Wein Forney.
State Printers—Singerly & Myers
/MEMBERS OF THE SENATE.
City of Philadclphia—let district—Jere
miah Nichols (R.), 2d district—Jacob E.
Ridgeway,(R.), 3d district-0. N. Donovan
(D.), 4th district—Oeo. Connell (R.),
V— Chester, Delaware and Montgomery.—
W. Worthington (R.), Chester County i Hor
ace Royer (R.), Montgomery county.
Vl—Bucks--O. P. Tamest(D.)
Vll—Lehigh and Northampton—George 13.
Vlll—Berks=-Heister Clymer (D.)
IX—Se/my/kill—William M. Randall (D.)
X-Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne-11.
B. Beardslee (D.), Wayne county.
Xl—Bradford, Sue,euhanna and Wyoming—
Geo. Landon (R.), Bradford co.
Xll—Luzerne L, D. Shoemaker (R.),
Tioga, AicKean and Clinton
Warren Cowels (R.), McKean county,
XlV—Lycoming, Union and Snyder—J.
Walls (D.), Union county.
XV—Northumberland, Montour, Columbia
and Sullivan—D, B Montgornery(D.),North
xvl—Dauphin and Lebanon—D. Fleming
(R.), Dauphin county.
XVll—Lancaster—B. Champneys (R : ), J.
M. Dunlap (It )
Xl'lll Yovk and Cumberland—A. Hies
tand Gluts kll.),York county.
FlX—Adams and Franklin—C. M. Duncan
(R.), Franklin county. Contested.
X—Somerset, Bedford and Fulton—Geo
W. Householder (R.), Bedford county.
XXl—Blair, Hunt, Centre, Mifflin, Juniata
and Perry—L. W, Hall (R.), Blair co., Kirk
Haines (It.), Perry co.
XXll—Cambria, Indiana and Jeffergon—
llnrry White (R.), Indiana co.,
XXlll—Clearfield, Clarion, Cameron, For
and Elk—W,, A Wallace (D.), Clearfield
X.XlV — Weao ,,, uland, Fayette and Green—
John Latta (D.), Westmoreland co.,
XXV—Allegheny—J. L ttran.m (R.), T.
3. High= (R.)
XXV,I— Washington andßenber—Wroilop
kins (D.), Washington.
C2XXVll—T,alcrence, Butler and Armstrong
—R. A udiey Brown (R.), Lawrence co.,
XXVlll—.Mercer, l'enango and Warren—
Thomas Hope (R.), Venango co.,
XXlX—Cranford and Erie--M 09TONV B.
Lowry (11..), Erie county.
Republicans- - - - , - 20
Democrats - - - - - 13
MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRE
Philadelphia—lst district, G W. Gllegan
(R.), 2d dist., W. 11. Ruddiman (11..),3d dist.
Samuel Josephs (D.), 4th dist., W. W. Watt
( 1 1 ). sth (list , Ins. T. Thomas (R.),Gth dist.,
James Freeborn (It.), ith dist., James Sob
ers (R.), Bth dist., Jas. N. Kerns (R.), 9th
dist., Geo. A. Quigley (D.), 10th dist., E. W.
Davis (R.), llth dist., P. D. Sterner (R,),
12th dist., Alex. Adaire (R ), 13th dist., Jas.
Donnelly (D.), 14th dist., Francis Hood (R.)
15th dist., Geo. De Haven jr., (R.), 16th
dist., D. A. Wallace (R.), 17th dist., E. G.
Leo (R.), 18th dist., J. N. Marks (R).
Adams—P. L. Houck (R.)
Allegheny—Alfred Slack (R.), John P.
Glass (R.), 11. B. Herron (R.), David Shaf
fer (R,), John A. Danks (R ), Geo. W. Mc-
Armstrong—Frank Heckling (R.)
Perks—John Miesimer [D.), H. B, Rhoads
'D.], Fred. llarner [D].
Bucks—Luther Calvin (D.), F. W, Head
Bradford and Sullittan—Lorenza Grinnell
(R.), Bradford co., G. W. Kinney (R.) Brad
ford coun ty.
Blair--Joseph G. Adlutro'(R.)
Cambria —C. f.. Pershing (D.)
Carbon anti Monroe—Allen, Pro:g (D.),
c”., von eonnty.
Centre—Fred. Kurtz (D.)
Clarion and Jefferson—W. W. Barr (D.)
Clearfield, Elk andForest—C.R. Early (D.),
Clinton, Cameron and McKean—E. B. El
dred (D.), Cameron county.
Chester—Nathan J Sharploes (R.), N. A.
Pennypacker [R.], W. B. Waddell [R.],
Crawford—J. C. Sturtevant [R.], Geo, H.
Columbia and Afontour—W. IT. Jactoby[D.]
Cumberland—Philip Long. (D.)
Dauphin—J. Seiler ER.311.8. Hoffman[R.]
Delaware—Ellwood Tyson (R.)
Eric—O. S. Woodward (R), D. B. Mc-
Fayette—C. E. Boyle (D.)
Gtrcene—Thomas Rose (D.)
Huntingdon, Mifflin and Juniata—E. Ba
ker (It), Huntingdon county ; J. N. Brown_
.(B.); Mifflin county.
Indiana and Westmoreland—George E.
Smith (R.), Indiana; J. R. McAfee (It),
Westmoreland. Jas. McElroy (R.)
Lancaster—R. W. Shenlc (R.), Day Wood
*(B.), Charles Denims (IL), J. M. Stehnurn
Lebanon—.T. B. Malley (R.
zemo , —Nelsyn Weiser (JJ),..James F.
Lycoming, Umon and Snyder —S. C. Win
gard (R.), D. A. Irwin (R.), Isaac Rothrock
Luzerne—Anthony Grady (D.), D. P. Soy
bort (D.), D. S. Koons (D.)
Mercer, Lawrence and Butler-J. Mc ;
Pherrin Mercer county; Samuel Mc-
Kinley [B.], Lawrence no.; J. H. Begley
[R.], Butler county. Pillow [R] ;
.21fontgomery--A. D. Markley [D.], E Sat
'Northantpron--0, Hi Igyera [l3:]
Barrington [De] • . • ' .
Northumberland—.o. W. Tharp [D.]
Perry and Pranklin 7 ,q, A,. Shuman jii.]
F. S. Stambatigh [ll.l'
S'dhayjai// , -1-• Kent:May [ll];'
John M. Croslatid , [D,l , Pl. P ; :Collins [D.]
,Somersq,. Bodford , and Ftdron-Moses,A.,
.[B.], D. 1 tt, Armstrong [R,] ; ,
Susquehaiina and Wyeniiize- - P.' M. 'lister.'
bout [R.], J: T:"Ca'rrieroit '•'
2ioga and Potte r em. P. Humphrey
[R.], John S. Mann_ [R._] :
Vona9:9-and-War7;ere - -- r ly7, - .lann
• • Wasltinytonandlie'aiter 2 L-tTlitn6s Kelley (
MT Joseph' B. 'CVVelcih'Ult.lyillf. S. Quay
Wayne and pike--Wgr.
PorkL4aMes'CiiiiieroUtD,], A:: S. aui
'ranee. [to:] " • •
Re - publicans".“.. ' ” '
:*l2l4lll , Bince the ,olectioit
9Give ino4i,platio to Mot my lever on," .
says AfOttiziikidea, "and I will move .ihe
world.' l ::!‘give- Me pure and, , unadulterated
drop," says: Icredious, of the olden time,"and
will Miro ,'disetwo."
tr . one sofiae;:'both of theso;learned L pnt- .
dits Were thevoriest charltartss' 2 They knew
there was no place to rest their lever on ,
either to move the world or to cure disease.
Mechanism was in a backward state, nnd the
medical profession was but another name
for scorcery and all the adjuncts of magic
filters and charms of the "evil eye."
But those latter days have born unto us
something more than even superstition and
its crew ever dremt of is their maddestlhi
losophy. In these days 'Of practical science,
what was theory of yesterday is fact to day,
and all the old-time notions become as bub
bles in the sun, and burst and break with
every breath we draw.
Let Archimedes shoulder his lever nod wo
will find a resting place for it to move the
world. Lot mine ancient Aledicus pant and
toil no more for the drugs ho sorely neoeds,
for we have them at our hand, ever ready to
servo them at his heck.
Refined iu the laboratory of Dr. Maggie],
the finest materials known in the medical
profession are obtainable by any one. His
Bilious, Dyspeptic, and Diarrhea Pills stand
unrivalled, and his Salvo operates with
magical effect upon burns, scalds, and all
sores and ulcers of the skin,
In fact, we 'think Maggiel's Pills and
Salve are the wonder of this century, and
we are happy in the thought that many
others of our brothern of the craft agree
with us. We would earnestly counsel that
all families provide themselves with Dr.
Maggiore Preparations at once, and keep
them ready at hand, so as to use them at the
most opportune time and as occasion serves
MARRIAGE EXTRAORDINARY.-A Mr. Rein,
a german by birth, who weighs one hundred
and forty, and Miss Hannah J. Duke, the
lowa giantess, weighing five hundred and
eighty fire pounds, were married, on Friday
evening, in the Methodist Episcopal Church,
Fourth street, below Arch, Philadelphia.—
The Siamese twins, Chang and Eng, and
other celebrities, composed the bridal party
A large crowd of spectators were present„
THE GOVERNOR TO ARRIVRaOME ON AloN - -
DAY—IIIS ENEMIES A LITTLE DISAP
POINTED.—IMPORTANT LEGISLATION ON
FOOT.—THE RAILROAD FIOIIT COMMENC
ED--A SKinmisil ON TREE RAIL
ROAD SYSTEM.--SALARIES OF PUBLIC
OFFICERS.—TRE ADAMS AND FRANKLIN
CONTESTED ELECTION CASE.
Special Correspondence of the Carlisle HERALD.
HAamsnuao, January 17, 1866.
The impossibility of procuring an adjourn
of the Legislature and the difficulties
that are attempted to be thrown in the way
of the Execuar , by a few of his ilersonal
enemies, have induced th,l Governor to re
turn home immediately, in opposition to the
advice of his physician. He will, therefl,re,
reach here by Monday next, and thus, by his
patriotic and self-sacrificing action, cut the
gordien knGt that has troubled our wise leg
islators. His numerous friends will be glad
to see him again.
Very many important bills have been read
in place since my last letter. Senators Btu
n.tm and LOWRY have both presented to the
Senate general railroad laws, which are in
substance similar to the free railroad system
of New York, which does not encourage
monopolies. Indeed, this was the first rumb
ling thunder of a battle of railroad men that
is soon to commence. It has been instigated
by the Atlantic and Great Western Railway
Company, an interest controlled by English
men, to the end that they may complete
their plan commenced long ago, to build
through lines between St. Louis and Phila
delphia, New York, Baltimore, Washington
and. Cleveland, with interminable net works
of local roads, the whole of which is intended
as an immense rival to the Pennsylvania
Central, with an unlimited amount of money
to back it. Mr. BumAm, of Allegheny, yes
terday sprung upon the Senate a series of
resolutions, in effect instructing the Com
mittee on Railroads to pursue a liberal poli
cy towards companies and individuals Who
may apply for charters, and committing the
Senate in favor of the Atlantic and Great
Western project. This took the friends of
the Pennsylvania Central by surprise, and
HATA, the fast and determined champion of
the latter road, becoming fully aroused at
this covert demonstration, "pitched into"
the meagure extensively. Senator CLYMER,
who by the way is a broth of the Presi
dent of the East. Pennsylvania Co., which
has entered into an alliance wrtai the Atlan
tic and Great Western, with the English
• capitalist, McCALmowr, at their command,
took decided ground in favor of a general
railroad law, with no discrimination against
local trnffir. The Question was r‘hii-io hit
,- terly, and was finally postponed for the pros
'-but, to allow its fuller discussion in the future.
This may be said to be the first skirmish of
the session. Look out for names of killed
Senator BtonANr, who, lot Ina observe,
has his noddle full of facts and fancies, fig
ures and statistics, and who has road more
bills in place than any other Senator, except
'CoNNELL, of Philadelphia, and who has i
utterly failed in the majority of his projects,
has introduced another important bill, that
embraces some propositions that aro morito
ridus, and others that are not—this bill is to
increase the salaries of public officers, as fo
Present Salaries. &aaries Pros'd.
Governor, $4.000 00 $6.000 QD
Sec'y. Commonw'th., 2.000 00 2.000 00'
Dep. Sec.' Com'th., 1.600 00 1.600 00
Auditor General,. 2 000 00 8.000 00
Surveyor General, 1 600 00 2:400 00
Attorney General, 3,000 00 3.600 00
- • Schools,
Judges Com. Pleas,
(average,) 2 000 00 3.200 00
Judges of Philadelphia' •
. and Allegheny, 2.600 00 4.400 00
quAr, of the Rouse, has introduced
a bill, which will . no ,doubt pass, exempting
all persons who have been in the military
service of the United States from the pay
ment of taxes to redeem the indebtedness of
,anrcounty or township' for bounties. This
is an excellent idea and will meet with favor
all over the Commonwealth.
I have told you about the contested elec
tion case of MeComt.tuncinv vs. Durtanli . , the,
latter of . whom is thci sitting Senator from
your neighboring diotriot of, Franklin and.
'Adams. Mr. McComt.e , O•olcontests Dux-
CAN'On the ground that ionic eighty votes of
deserters (Democrats) Weraillif for the latter,
which would, overthrow'; DurtcAN's small
majority of 20,• The Committee to try the
case have been. holding .secret sppsions , for
'some' Vine; but last night file sun was' allow-'
ed for a moment to Cast its beams uPen their
proceedings; revealing. Dttarciar
very uneomfortable position. , It seems-that
Messrs, Sharpe and Kimmel, the counsel for
DuriDe!lt, eithisr'front Conselentious scAtPles,
or from tt dealire to cut the questioir short,
qlltored a • dem umer,.. hit which they_ratiterl
pleact to.,the votes, of deserters,,Jmt, urged:
that the 44 of Congress disfranchising II-
. si)rters waS - unconstitntional, jinit as the COp-'
perheachflave met every.sucirpatriotio nice
,sure calculated to save the country Irom the
tuitchitiations of traitors„,: Well, the Commit-,
tee held an open session hist, night, inWhich
tile; arguirients Of both. didei ciroro',"liiiitrd.—
3,teastg.'Sh'arpe and Kinittiol found.they had
, g ot, inta - no:veryinconsiderable - diffleillkfliji.
their dentur;.er, ,ich.the ?pp:lmpel for Mr,
M cCoßmatronx,-( 1 3On-John-0.--Kunkel y of-
Ifariisbu'rg,) rightly ••urged-”carried' 'with it
•on its. face a legal acquieseence in; itild,zac6
knowledgment of, the allegations of!themon-:
testalit: You, can readily conceive what, a
Wriggling 'there ivda . on' the part Of Vessis:
I S hai r v an(Lliimmel , 444 , 4o-tlie.uncenetitte;-
lortalify:of..the 4.at'ociebn'gkess against dat ,
13 " '-
~,7 7 / . 7 - ; 80 ,
FACTS va. THEORIES.
.1.800 00 - 2.400 00
1.000 00 1.000 00
6.000 00 5.500 00
4.700 00 5.200 00
Berton, Mr. lcunkei said that the Committee
had no right to.question an Act of Congress,
which thologislaturo was sworn to support,
and which must govern every citizen of the
United States.- There was no State jurisdic
tion that could reverse a law passed by the
National Senate and Uouscr of 'Representa
tives and approved by the President of the
Unitdd States. Tho Comrnittto then again
wont into aeoret session. SIOM A.
etrittrt anti tnuitt 'Batters
THE GREAT SUPPER.—We hope none
of our readers will forget the great supper
for the benefit of the Methodist Church, (Ist
charge) which takes place on Tuesday even
ing next, the 23d proximo. This entertain
tneut is given in pursuance of an effort o
that congregation to pay off the burdensome
debt which has for a number of years been
upon their church building. We aro sur e
our people generally will sympathize with
this movement and by their patronage con
tribute towards relieving this ancient and
reputable institution from all encumbrances.
See Advertisement in another column.
TIIE NEW CEMETERY.—The Govern
ment has purchased ground for the burying
of the soldiers who die at the Barracks, in
our new Cemetery. The place is well se
lected on the west sido of the grounds, and
will be enclosed and beautified by the per
manent company at the raft.
Tho military burial place will be au at
,tractive feature of the place, and we are glad
to learn that the soldiers are to have at least
room enough to bury their dead, which they
had not in the old graveyard.
Major Rictirm,k..volx, the excellent tout c
argotic disbursing - officer at IlarrWlurg, w
here lait week, and paid, fur the Governmer
the price of, the lots purchased in " Ashlar
Cemetery." Those of our community who
desire to secure eligible lots had better attend
to it, as we are informed the best are being
We have been informed that an asso
ciation of a number of our citizens has been
formed for the purpose of developing an ex
tensive tract of timber and mineral lands
which arc located in the Shenandoah Valley.
This tract comprises about 12,000 acres of
land lying in the vicinity of Harrisonburg,
Virginia. It is covered with the finest tim
ber, and has given certain indications' of
immense deposits of coal and copper. A
company is forming upon a legitjmate and
economical basis, to proceed to the iinme
dint° development of these lands, and the
venture promises sure and speedy success.
DARING BoßnEltY.---Ou Saturday
evening last, the house of Mr. GEO.
situated in North Middleton township, a
short distance beyond Alexander's bridge,
was entered by three masked ruffians, who
succeeded in robbing the occupants of a con
siderable sum of money. INIr. It.`ikuu., who
is an old man of more than sixty years, at
the time of the entrance of the robbers, was
sitting in his house with his wife, who is but
a feW years his junior. The intruders, im
mediately upon their appearance, made an
insolent demand for a sum of money, which
they declared they knew was concealed in
the house. Resisting the demand, Mr. K.
was at once attacked by two of the villains,
the third'sceuring the old lady. The brave
old man made a vigorous defence, several
times flooring his assailants, and he thinks
could have driven them from his house, had
not the third one, relinquishing his hold
upon Mrs. K., come to their assistance, when
they got him upon the tinny and bound him
with cords. The scoundrels now produced
a large knife, and flourishing it at his throat,
swore they would kill him if he did not at
once tell where the money was COllCOlded,
Left no othe• alternative, the old moan point
ed out the place where his money was, and
the thieve; secured it. After ovcrturniu , • a
chest, and emptying its contorts Upon the,
floor, they discovered a purse containing
more money, which they of course secured.
This done, these guilty wretches secured a
leaded gun which had been standing in a
remote corner of the house, and tiring off its
contents, took their leave.
The frequency of these depredations calls
for some action on the part of those of our
farmers who livo in isolated localities, or we
shall halm a recurrence of the days of Dick
Turpin and Jack Sheppard. Highwaymen,
foot-pads and burglars are becoming uncom
fortably plenty in our county, and it be
hooves us to prepare ourselves for their un
ceremonious visits. If more of our farmers
kept Colts in their pockets and within con-
voalum re,teh iu Lheir houses, tth well as in
their barn-yards, we would not have to
chronicle half as many eases of bold and im
R. M. STEVENSON, EsQ.—This gentle
man, whom our readers will recognize as
our valued European correspondent for more
than two years past, has sailed for New York,
and will arrive in Carlisle in about a fort
night. Mr. S.Jeceived the appointment of
Consular AgeXt. at Sheffield, in 1863, and
was subsequently promoted to the position
of Vice Con . sul for the same place. This
latter position he resigned a few weeks since.
In speaking of the official career and 9es
ignation of Mr6.S., the' Sheffield TelegAtp
says ati follows :
REgIONATION OF MR. STEVENSON, TEE
AMERICAN VICE CONSUL.—Mani of our
mercantile . fenders will =read With regret
that Mr. Stevenson, the American Vice
Consul, has tendered his resignation, and is
resolved to leave England for his native
land in'tt few weeks from this time. By his
urbanity, his upright and gentlemanly de
meanour, and the fair, honourable, and can
did manner in which he has discharged all
the duties - devolving upon him, he has won
for himself the high esteem and sincere re
sped of all who have had dealings with him,
or who have, had, the pleasure of his, com
pany-0 private . .1"n his future career he
will, carry with him the warmest and most
cordial foolings'of many Shefflelders for his
success and prosperity.
adelphia Presbyterian announces the death
of Ilex. Dr. D. D. CLAIM Ili -who, for many
yenta,, was pastor of the Im'Aver Marsh Creek .
Prdsbyterian Church in: Adams County. It
" We are under tie ,s a d necessity of an
nouiwlng the denth'of Roy. D. D. CLA.Ric;
cif Mclroytown, Pa. ' Dr. O. Was a member,
ofthd PrehbYtery of Huntingdon, and at the
time ofhis,death was :pastor of the churches
of. Waynesburg and .lowton Hamilton.. He
was the Moderator of the Synod of Philadel
phia 'at its session in.lowistown, Pa., in the
fail.of 1865, and was hold in high esteem by
ii - brethreu , ne , w - as - a - faithfui - ntal - stworraftd,
I ,pastor,a,,deyout man,, pnd.. an „earnest min
' isterof 'Christ's gospol„ris health had boon
dOollitirig. for lora° time, i
gone to'the blessed rest of' the saints' of Hoch?'
The Dr. Cr:Allan' o'n ti o - ned • above was; in ,
1836 and 4836, the editor and proprietor of
the Carlisle Herald, whieh he oonducted with'
_abilAy And succors._ LAtthat time: het
was a maim politieirrn, and Was aineng the
- Very Ark: , dditors in the country taJurio the!
Cfnimiof . Chni I:lAnatrechr for the Presidency.;
Undor his control; the /repaid. took high rank
among the 'journals' jof Alio State us an able
And fearless exponent' f Whig principles,—
r;;ClirictoOL — vasirript - scholtatWill'Ote - iir
'deolaiateri stndrti trtici•mad.:
DmlTrwray.—We mil attention to
the card of'Dr. GEo. Z. BRETZ, wlio an
nounces to our citizens that ho will resume
the practice of Dentistry in Carlisle.-.Dr. Z.
is well known as a skillful surgeon and
Dentist and we aro confident ho will, in a
short time acquire a largo practice.
ELECTION OF BANK DIRECTORS.—
The stockholders of the National Bank of
Carlisle on Tuesday Bth inst, elected the
following named gentlemen to servo as
Directors of, that Institution for the ensu
ing year : Messrs. SAMUEL Mfenuas,
WILLIAM KERR, JOIIIV S. STICRRETT, W.
B. MuLLIN, ISAAC BRENNEMAN', and W.
JANUARY GOtifft --The following case
was tried in the Cirmrt of Quarter Sessions
of this county during last week
Coin, vs. WI S. Campbell, Jos. Moe/Ilona',
W. C. Hall, 11 7 m. Heck, Jacob Moore, David
Jacob Heck, Thomas Wilson and
John Miller.—Riot, Malicious Mischief, and
Assault and Battery.—The defendants wore
a set of enterprising young gentlemen from
Lisburn, who delight, to enliven the commu
nity by the music of drums, fifes, sett shells,
and other sweet-sounding instruments on the
occasion of the marriage of any of their ac
quaintances. The prosecutor in this case,
Mr, John Sherrick, had a daughter married
on the thirteenth of last November, and
these gentlemen, in obedience to the time
honored custom of the vicinity, proceeded
to give the newly wedded pair the benefit of
a serenade. Mr. Sherrick, disapproving of
such proceedings generally, and being an
noyed by this demonstration in particular,
requested the serenaders to leave his premi
ses, which they refused to do. Their Captain,
Mr. Mochland, being desirous of entering
the house, Wes opposed by Mr. Sherrick,
and in a little altercation which ensued, Was
knocked down by a blow from a gun in the
bands of Mr. S. Afterward. when Mr. S.
was returning from the barn, Mechland
sprang upon him, threw him to the ground,
and endeavored to wrest, the gun from his
grasp. He did not succeed in this, however,
and Mr. Sherrie& returned to the house.
Finally, the serenaders stoned Mr. Sher
rick's house, and departed. In his charge
to the Jury, Judge GRAIIINI severely cen
sured the conduel, of the defendants, and in
very strong terms reprobated the custom of
" serenading," as it is usually practiced in
many localities in this county—setting forth
in plain terms that all such performances
are of a riotous character, and that those
who engage in them are liable to a criminal
prosecution. We hope the Judge's decision
in this case may have a salutary effect, and
be the means of breaking up this absurd
custom. Why a town, village or neighbor
hood shouldibo annoyed for an hour or two
by the most discordant and hideous sounds
producape every time a wedding takes place,
merely to gratify the portion of the inhabi
tants, who have just sense enough to be de
lighted with such performances, is a little
more than we can comprehend. And fre
quently the annoyance is the least part. of
the evil. Assaults, breaches of the peace,
and even homicide has grown directly out
of this lewless fun, that so many aro willing
to justify on the score of being a time-hon
ored custom. In this case, in addition to a
general neighborhood fight, a very expensive
and annoying criminal prosecution is ono of
the direct consequences of the afihir in ques
tion. We hope to see the absurd custom
broken up at once, and if the order-loving
citizens in every community take as decided
a stand as Judge (ii AIWI has done, " sere
nading" will very soon be "among the
things that, were." The defendants, in this
case, were convicted of Riot, but at the re
quest of the prosecutor the merely nominal
tine of $5 was imposed, in addition to the
costs. Messrs. Sharpe and Afaglaughlin for
Coln., Messrs. Hepburn for defendants.
Peter _4. Kr/ler rs. Jacob Shull. Summons
in case. This action was brought to recover
the value of a horse belonging to plaintiff,
which was stolen from the stable of the de
fendant, who keeps a hotel at Bridgeport.—
The evidence was that the plaintiff had seat
his horse to the defendant's stalile in last
February, to 'be kept there, without any
stipulation as to the compensation for keep
ing or the time it was to bo kept. On the
fir'st day of April, the parties settled for his
keeping, plaintiff pitying the bill and allow
ing the horse to remain until the time it was
stolen. The jury found for the plaintiff ore
hundred and thirty dollars. Penrose and
Heinrich for plaintiff. Messrs. Hepburn , for
George J. Bodine, Endorsee of George IV.
Sheaffer, Executor of Joseph Wilson, (lec'd.,
vs. The 0(7:lisle Deposit )lank.—This was an
action brought to recover the premium for
gold at the time of demand on a certificate
of deposit issued by the Bank, and marked
" payable in gold." After bearing a few wit
nesses, the jury was discharged, and the
question referred to the Court to decide.—
Hepburn for plaintif, Henderson •dc Hays for
Com. vs. Juno Ann Coyle and John Heck
man.—Assault and Battery. Ignored, and
prosecutor to pay the costs.
Corn. vs. John lleekinan.—Assault and
Buttery. Ignored, and prosecutor to pay ,
tEi?:',—lgnored, and prosecutor to pay the
Corn. vs. Franklin Bonor and James
Windomaker.—Larcorty. Defendant's con-.
victed and sentenced two months imprison
ment and costs of prosecution.
Com. vs. James Shay, Charles Fall and
lien. Gallagher. Rik—Unlawful assembly,
going around to the terror of the people and
'assault. This prosecution, grew out of the
dtfliculty which occurred betwoen a lot of
seldiorsand citizens on Christmas and 'Which
finally resulted in the shooting and death, of
a soldier. The defendants wore convicted of
second count in tlhe indictmont, and wore
sentenced to ono months' imprisonment:and'
to payltuitostSof prosoeution. Maglaughlin'
and Graham for Commonwealth. Shearer.
and Dunbar for defendants.
Corn. vs. A.nclerson.—Assault and Battery.
Convicted and lined ono dollar and costs of
Com. vs. Jo's. C. Johnson.—Assault and
Watery. Convicted and sentenced to ono•
The second wooltof Court was taken up .
tviaLotci-vil eauses - etclusi - v - 4: '
Joseph Day vs. Michaef4Noggle.—Tres7.
pass vi et arntis do bonis aspirtatis. Defen
dant pleads not guilty. After hearing the
evidence in pare defendiint asks leave to
amend MS , plea, and tho plaintiff. alleging ..
'surprise asks for, continuance: Case contin
at' the coat of the,defendatit.
foi r idaintiff, and genroSo for '
defondant. • • 4!.
' • 'TEMPERANCE -,MOVEMENT:' - h 0 fel
• lowing are A. sot or resolutions passed •by the ,
Carlisle PrasbytOry.of the Claßehool Pres
byterian Church, at its reeent :seision Ju .
; li a i n L V e rsburg,"Pa. 74 l4°Vile 7 vopubiiiikflieso':,t ,
proceedings in coinpliance 'with the issinost