The Potter journal. (Coudersport, Pa.) 1857-1872, December 03, 1857, Image 2

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    The present indications are, that
the Free State men of Kansas will not
participate in the vote to be taken on the
2let of December, upon the Slavery clause
of Lecompton Constitution.
That election is to be managed by crea
tures to be appointed by Surveyor General
Calhoun, and the returns are to bo receiv
ed, counted, and declared by him. In
view of the known character of Calhoun,
it is probably of litrie consequence to the
result whether the Free State men vote or
not. The Jyhnson county ami McGee
count? frauds will be enacted over a2ain,
only upon a more gigantic scale. — UWt-•
ington Repabhc.
Tlow ofteu we hear men say such a ore
"died poor As if any body could die
rich, and in that act of dying did not
loose the grasp upon title-deed and bond,
and go away a pauper, out of time. No
gold, no jewels, XiO lands or tcnamenta.
And yet me, i have been buried who did
die rich Ned worth a thousand thoughts
pf bca't.y, a thousand pleasant memories,
fcud a thousand hopes of g'ory.
♦ ~ jp
For?, bopes govern the world—the
cartrtdge box. the bailot box, the jury box,
and the band box.
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flit Jjotfef Journal.
tOUDCRSFORT, Ft.,
ijUvning, ijc:. 3, iSoT.
T. S CHAoE. EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
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ftMr*The financial crisis in Great Brit
tain, 13th ult., was fully equal to that
with u a month earlier. Had not gov
ernment stepped in with a "relaxation of
the batjk act," serious results might have
•nsued. Louis Napoleon did likewise in
France.
Legislature of Missouri, under
Border Ruffian influence, has refused to
charter a Methodist I"diversity, to be lo
cated at the seat of Government, Jefferson
City; and yet large numbers of Northern
Methodists still support the party which
gives Border Ruffianism all its power of
mischief. If that is not "licking the hand
that smites them" then we cannot see
what would bo.
*■ (■ 4M l* * —-T
Sumner has completed an
other act of the farce he has been play
ing for nearly two years past. lie has
just returned from a trip to Europe,
whither he went "for his health." Jf he
will take to a sugar-teat, from this til!
spriug, there can be little doubt now but
he will bo entirely well by that time.—
Lycoming Gazette.
Having excused and defended the bru
tal and cowardly attack on Eumner, the
Gazette now meanly insinuates that his
health was not injured thereby. It takes
an ally of Border Ruffianism to get down
as low as that.
Wif~The Buchanan press has taken the
anti-Bank fever again. Gentlemen, your
party have now, and have generally had,
the control of the legislation of Pennsyl
vania. If you mean anything, by your
talk against Bank bills, you will speedi
ly drive all Bank paper out of existence.
Heretofore you have induced the Whig
party to hold you when you got into one
of these fits. We hope no one will now
do so foolish a thing. Let us see the
era of gold and ailver currency inaugu
rated at once.
IsaT We ask the attention of the Farm
ers of our county to the notice of the Ag
ricultural Society in another column. It
is strange that while the counties east and
west of us have their annual Exhibitions
and Fairs, with the greatest success, the
people of this county should treat this
important subject with such apathy. Let
there be a good turn-out on Tuesday even
ing of Court week to hear Mr. Johnson,
and let the people take hold as if they
nieaut to work; then, nobody need doubt,
the result.
We are told that beside the speech of
Mr. Johnson of Warren, the proceedings
will be otherwise interesting, so let there
be a grand rally.
< < I m U ll =
KjfThe Philadelphia /Vess, (Forney's
paper) is still pouring the hot shot into
the Bofder Ruffian Constitution for Kan
sas. It is sustained in its course by the
Harrisbi+rg Union , Pittsburg Post, War
ren Ledger , Lycoming Gazette ; and we
presume by others that we have not seen.
Should the Press sUfid firm, we shall
hope to see "popular sovereignty" yet
honestly applied to Kansas affairs. But
if the m ean 9 to
purchase acquiescence in the Calhoun-
Kansas fraud, a* it did in the repeal of
the Missouri Compromise, then look out
tjt more trouble than we have vet wit
nessed. The people of will nev
er submit to bo ruled by a contemptible
minority.
Delhi, —Delhi, which fell jnj.9 Brit
ish hands 90 the 20th September; was
entirely rfe-oTCupied on the 2Jst. pn4 (the
whole //f the /queiuy expelled. Jp theas
mmii *i li>h ; 81 offioars an 4 1/178
, men, being one-third of the storming
furee, were killed and wouaded.
The old King, said to be 90 years of
age, surrendered to Capt. Hodson and
his cavalry about 15 miles south of Del
hi, He was accompanied by his chi#f
wife. Their lives were spared. Two of
his son* and a grandson, also captgred by
Capt. Hodson, about five miles from Del
hi, were shot 011 the spot, and their bod
ies brought to the city and exposed at
the police office.
They spared the king who would soon
die, aud killed his sons, thus cutting off
the hopes of a succession.
The South, the organ of the uhra Pro
slavery party, lias a strong article recom
mending action by Congress to take means
to establish an exclu-ive metalic currency.
It is a]su said that the President's 31 eg-age
sill have a strong leaning in favor of the
cessation of all banks of is-uc. The state
of the times is also propitious to such a
change. The Democratic party, one of
whose favorite notions hss been Hard
Money, is now iu power, without a shad
ow of an opposition to any financial policy
which they may choose to adopt. We
fancy, however, that the great number of
■ influential Democrats wuo have been wont
to humbug the working people with the
cry of a specie currency, while they were
up to their oar.- in banking speculations,
will be able to keep up the use of " hin
plasters" and "worthless rags." e shall
see.—.V. Y. Tribune.
The friltua* of the 27th ult. gives us
extracts from Thanksgiving discourses bv
Henry Ward Beecher, Drs. Chover and
Cliapin, in all of which we uotc a very
close application to onr present necessi
ties. They all alike trace our evils to ex
travagance, over-haste to be rich, unrest,
and crime. The remedy is penitence,
J 1
contentment, justice between man and
man, and peace with God,
I.NDIA.—-The London limes, says, in
its issue of October 4, " There can be no
doubt that the object for which we ought
to consider ourselves to hold India, is the'
future Christianity and civilization of the
people." It then proceeds to show that
this is practicable.
' After beating the bosh for three quar
ters a century; after sending out "young,
or sons of the best families"—-sprigs of
nobility—to India to run riot there in for
. tune-making and debauchery ; ai'ior more
1 experiments in governing than Brother
• Jonathan ever thought of; John Bull
, just begins to perceive that to make hon
est people ogt of mankind, we should
. make Christians of them. Astute John
ny Bull ! when he is shut up to it; when
- no other way presents itself, he thinks
1 about wearing the yoke and burden of
Christ !
t Where Uie Hankers Generally
Uclong.
A8 Rome of our Hunker friends are
very busy just now in crying down the
- Banks, we shall take care to let our read
ers see to what party the Bunkers gen
. erally give their support. Thellon.Jno.
r A. Gamble, a leading Hunker Democrat
. f Lycoming County, is President of the
Jersey Shore Bank. A large majority of
, the Directors belong to the same party.
> The same is true of the Lock Haven and
t Williamspcrt Banks,
j: The following extract from the New
. York correspondence of the Washington
Republic shows that the same is true of
j the Bankers of that seat of the money
power:
"The feeling here in favor of a thor
' ough bank reform, and of snb-tituting
I gold and silver for paper in the smaller
1 channels of circulation, is strong and gen
. oral. As the banking interest, however,
is so potent with the Democratic party,
to which the great body of the bankers
: belong, very small hopes of any effective
- reform can be cherished, until there is a
change in the depositories of political
, power,"
' Popular Sovereignty,
It is somewhat significant, that the par.
ty which repealed the Missouri Compro
mise uuder the head of vindicating the
doctrine of popular sovereignty, should at
the same time have engaged iu a systew
-1 atic and National plan for acquiring pow
er by fraudulent, returns, and illegal voting
, Every body now knows that the first elec-,
1 tion in Kansas was carried by Missourians)
j and yet the party which was shouting for
popular sovereignty, insisted 011 sustaining
! this fraud. But to come nearer home,)
The same party, because the vote in Shar- j
on Township was not polled at au aban
doned School House, but iu the new one ■
for the same district, deprived a member
uf assembly of his seat, and put in his
' stead a man, who had been discarded by I
"popular sovereignty" and the legal vote.
• ! Wc are led to imike these remarks at
this time, by the perusal qf a petition to
the Court of Coramonpleas of Lancaster,
county, which alledgcs that William Cr T
pentcr secured his election to the office of
(Prothonotary by illegal votes, and they!
1 specify as follows :
; " Your petitioners complain of this re
turn, and reprint to your honor*, that
on the said election Peter Martin received
a majority of all the legal vote* thrown in
this count v for the office of l'rothonoury
—that in the several wards of Eanyaster•
citv illegal votes, to the number of one
hundred and mere, were thrown for Wil-j
Ua m Carpenter, thereby altering the re
♦ sult, and causing him to bo reUfu*d as
elected, when in fact Peter Martin was
elected. Your petitioners proceed to spec
ify some of those illegal votes, and thev
represent to your Honors that in the
South east ward of said city Jacob P
Kline, Ilcnry Simon, George Free. John
Bverly, Ilcnry Rohrer, Emanuel Moiupt,
• David Petermau, John Bruunon, Cyans
Kite It, Jacob 11. Beeefiler, Washington
B iwman, Charges Dern, Michael f 4 int, Ja
cob Borter, George Bycrly and forty others,
being illegal voters, did then and there
vote for William Carpenter tor the said
office of Prothonotary."
As this matter is to undergo a judicial
investigation, wo shall await the decision
of tlie Court before expressing an opinion -
but we fay now, that the stupendous
frauds committed, and attempted to be
committed by that party in Kansas at
every election ever held there—with those
committed in Philadelphia last year as
appears from the investigation into the
vote for District Attorney —-show that the
party leaders have no regard for the purity
of t'nc ballot box; and that they are will
ing to secure office and power by any
means, no matter how corrupt,
flnclianat;'* Work in kanvas.
The following pithv sentence from the
Tribune's Washington Correspondence,
gives a faithful picture of what " popular
sovereignty" means in Kansas, and of
Buchanan's agency thereiu :
11 A strong conviction is felt hero that
the crafty hand of Gov. Walker is visible
in the work of tho Coqftitutionnl Conven
tion of Kansas. Some of his most inti
mate New-York friends inado that declara
tion to-day, and there are other ear-marks
which strengthen the proof. If the in
' strutnent received in Washington be
really that adopted by the Convention—
and it is authoritatively accepted as such
—then it is very clear thai the whole
Kansas battle has to be fought ovoragaiu.
To preclude the people from voting upon
every part of the proposed Constitution,
hut a Slavery clause, is a direct violation
of the professed principle of the Nebraska
bill, beside being an outrage upon popu
lar rights which aggravates all the wrongs
heretofore suffered in that Territory. No
mode of escape is offered. No alternative
is possible. Vote or not vote, the
Constitution must be crammed down
the throats of the majority, by a
piece of chicanery the most insulting and
audacious yet divised bv a desperate min
. ority. Does anybody believe that even
the moderate men who have counseled
forbearance, who have stood between tho
two extremes, seeking a fair adjustment
of the difficulty, will submit to an impos
ture so monstrous as this?"
A Hopeful Change.
It gives us great pleasure to note a
disposition among the Northern Buchan
an press, to sustain Governor Walker in
rejecting the Oxford fraud. We clip the
following from the last Lycominy (J<i
zctie, and lay it before our readers with
great pleasure:
"At the late elnction in Kansas the evi
dences of fraud in the returns from Ox
ford precinct, Johnson county, where so
palpable that Gov. Walker rejected them
entirely. This makes a difference in the
Territorial Legislature of three Couucil
' meu and eight Representatives in favor
of the Free .>iate party. By this act Gov.
Walker has again showu, in the most em
phatic manner, that whatever is done in
Kansas must be done fairly. Had he
been in the place of Reeder, when the
first election was held there, it is probable
there never would have been any ground
for the Black Republicans to raise the cry
of "bleeding Kansas," lie would have
annulled the whole fraudulent vote at
once, instead of first sanctioning it, and
afterwards denouncing what he at first
gave countenance. The Governor's ae
i tion in the Oxford affair will ba apt to
give a quietus to all attempts at fraud in
Kansas elections hereafter, and to Kan
sas political capital, All good citizens
will rejoice that he has had the wisdom
and courage to stop it where he did."
There is no mistake in* that !a*t sen
tence. All <jw)(i oitizons io ill rojoiue that
! the Oxford fraud is not to be allowed to
overthrow the will of tho people of Kan.
ras, and we rejoice that the Gazette, Press,
and other papers of that party, have at
last sustained a Governor in Kansas, when
j he sot himself against the deviltry of the
j Herder Ruffians. If they had taken that
step three years ago, much trouble uud
crime would have been avoided, It is
true enough that Reeder committed a
great blunder iu giving oirtificateg based
on fraudulent returns, just as Walker
committed a great blunder in allowing the
Border Ruffians to gerrymander the Ter
ritory, so as to make it possible to control
the entire Territory by fraud at one or ttco
precincts.
But when Iteedcr discovered his error,
, and undertook to remedy the ewil so far
;as he could, if the Gazette and its party
at the North had stood by him and sus
tained him, aa they sustain Governor
Walker, they would have prevented all
the crime and misery that since marked j
1 the track of the administration in Kansas j
We protest, therefore against the above
Utimaqly attack on Ex-G >v. Reeder. His
ignominious dismissal from office the
| ° \
moment he showed a purpose to put a j
stop to the frauds of the Boader Ruffians,
with the approb.itioa of the Gazette and
it* friends, was injury sufficient. Com
mon) decency should preveut any member
of that party from ever mentioning the
name of Reeder, unless to ask his pardon
and forgiveness for the gross injustice of
. abandoning him at a time when he most
, deserved their support.
Tlie Kaunas IS.Jgu* Constitu
tional Convention.
Our readers are aware that a body call
ins itself the Constitutional Convention
of Kanius, has been for sometime con
' cocting a plan by which Slavery may
forced into that Territory, So conscious
was this budy and the President, that
it was a usurpation, that a force of near.
:ly 1000 United States troops guarded it
from the people. Did such a thing ever
occur before in the history of'the United
States, A Convention framing a Con
stitution for the people, so oditma and
1 hateful that it required the army to pro
tect it Jrorti insult and destruction, and
this uudcr the cry of securing popular
• Sovereignty.
Emboldened by the protection of tha
' army, these Kansas usurpers have adopt
ed a Constitution for Kansas, which can
uot be changed until 18(51, and tli°n onft
by a tico-thirds vote of the Legislature.
1 But even then "no alteration shall be
made to affect the right of property in
the ownership of slaves." So it will be
. .seen, if a majority in Congress can be
' chilled into sanctioning this usurpation,
' Slavery will be fastened on the new State
in defiance of the wishes of nine-tenths
, of the people.
; But in addition to this, the Conven
■ tion have superceded Governor Walker,
1 and established a Government of its own,
j as the following sections will show :
T ' BEC, 8, This Constitution shall be
.'submitted to the Congress of the United
j I States at its next ensuing session, aud as
, soon as official information has been re-
ceivcd that it is approved by the same,
, by the admission of the Mtate of Kansas
, of the Soverign States of the United
4 States, the President of this Convention
[ shall isuc his proclamation, to convene
the State Legislature at the seat of Gov
j eminent, within thirty days after its pub-
I lication. Sholud any vacancy occur by
j ; death, resignation or otherwise, in the;
t Legislature or other office, he shall order
an election to tili such vacancy; Provid
ied, however, in case of refusal, absence
or disability of the President of this Con
vention to discharge the duties herein
imposed on him, the President pro tern,
'of this Convention shall perforin said du
• ties, and in case of absence, refusal, or
1 disability of the President pro tem., a
; j committee consisting of five members of
this Convention or a majority of them
shall discharge tlie duties required of tho
i President of this Convention.
Before the Constitution is submitted,
- the President of this Convention, or in
- his absence by reason of his death, res
> ignation or otherwise, the President pro
1 tem. shall by proclamation declare, that
J on the 21st day of December, 1857, at
- the different election precincts now es
l" tablished by law m the Territory of
• Kansas, au election shall be held, over
- which shall preside three judges, to be
1 appointed by Commissioner*, three of
! whom shall be appointed for each county
- by the President of this Convention, or
; in his absence by reason of death, res
-1 ignation or otherwise, the President pro
' tem., at which election the Constitution
; framed by this Convention shall be sub
mitted to all the male citizens of the Tcr-
I ritory of Kansas, over the age of twenty
one years for ratification or rejection, iu
• the following manner and form: The
1 voting shall be by ballot. The Judges
1 of said election shall cause to be kept
• two poll books by Clerks, by them
' appointed; the ballots cast at said elee
-1 tion shall be endorsed Constitution
| with Slavery, or Constitution without
• Slavery,
Here is no submission of the Constitu
> tion, but, only the Slavery clause, aud
even that is a pheat. Every vote polled,
will be a vot t for the Constitution. In
, this shape no Rroe State man can vote.
Unless Congress shall reject this mon
strous proposition to enslave a free people
the trouble iu Kansas, has but just
begun.
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VIOLENCE ANU CHIME IN THE CITIES.
—Old Dr. Beecher said, twenty-five years
ago, that if ever American liberties were
destruyed, the destruction would com-,
meqoQ bv riot and murder in our large
cities. How strikingly are events tend
ing in that direction ! Our police sys
tems arc becoming matters of great ira-j
1 portance, of the first consideration for the
( security of life and property. Our police
will have to be doubled, trebled, quadru
. pled if necessary, aud armed with a tele
graphic system that will give instant no
tice of any attack at any place in any
quarter, and the ability to concentrate a
sufficieit force at the point of eatragc to'
prevent the escape of the rioters. Noth- j
1 ing indeed, no expense of labor must be
'spared to restore American cities to the
' condition of order and safety oi which it
was once their pride to boast. We be
lieve this can be done, and the interest,
pecuniary and otherwise, of every citizen
and well-wisher of his country requires
Ithat it should be. Indeed, it i* nut op
tional with us. It must b-j done, or our
liberties are at an end. — X. O. Bulletin.
The real safety or the land is in the
country. Let the millions out of the cit
ies be true to themselves, and the cities
cannot harm us. As it is, mostly all the
virtue, intelligence and activity of our
large towns, come from the country. —
They are the "salt of the earth" these —
the country burn in them are. Let us
only be, as we ought to be. incorruptible;
proof against all the blandishments, pride
and " false show," of the cities, and the
"country is safe."
" God made the country, and man
made the town," says Cowper; and we
believe it, whatever our friend Greeley
may have said to the coutrary, notwith
standing.
Two Portraits Uol! Drawn.
The editor uf the Erie Constitution
lias been travelling- How a country ed
itor can savo money enough to Indulge in
such an expensive luxury, is more than
we can guess, But brother White has
performed that is, saved mon
ey in these pinching times, and haa trav
elled all tho way to Chicago and baek.
J.ike all sensible editors, he has given
an account of what he saw and heard;
and the following sketch from his pen
while in Chicago, deserves to travel all
over the Union. Better likenesses are
seldom drawn.
"Who has not heard of "Long JOHN
' WENTWORTII ?" Wc picked him out
fir-st time trying among the attendants at
Mr. PATTERSON'S church. He occupied
the seat right across the aisle from us —
and we couM not help thinking "there
sits a curiosity in a double sense
"Long JOHN WENTWORTII" about whom
we had heard so much, and—-a mayor
uttending church '. There is yet hope
for all the world. "Long JOHN" is at
present Mayor of Chicago. He used to
belong to the "unwashed, unsanctified
Democracy," .as Parson Brownlow calls
them, but of late years he has acted with
the Republicans. Since he quit the
Democratic party and left his old associ
ates, he has greatly improved in appear
ance, as well as in his habits, fr.>m what
we are able to gather of his history. lie
is what a not too precise person would
call an "overgrown lubber." He is de
scribed as formerly having been slouchv,
j not over cleanly, not addicted to church
going, and possessed of about as much
piety as is usually found among sham
Democratic politicians. But if this was
' his former condition, lie has changed
wonderfully, and we were not a little grat
ified to see him joining in the devotions
j and sitting in the sanctuary "clothed and
in his right uiind." Republicanism bo
gettcth cleanliness —"cleanliness is akin
to"—something better. It exercises a
purifying and sanctifying influence over
those who are won over from the ranks
{of the enemy, and most generally effects
a complete moral as well as political re
generation. About as good away as any
to reach and convert the followers ufttM
tho strange gods of modern Democracy,
is to instil Republicanism into them, and
tle other graces foilow as naturally as
contentment follows an honest, industri
ous life. WENTYVOUTH is quite a giant
in physical proportions—a man of indom
itable energy and wonderful firmness and
in dependence. Decision is written on
every lineament of his face. lie is not
very popular us a mayor, simply because
any man who (ills that office in a large
city, and undertakes to do his duty, can
not be popular. The fact that he is un
popular i.s about the best evidence one
need require of his official integrity. He
is undoubtedly more desirous of adminis
tering the government so as to vindicate
the law and promote good order, than for
the purpose of winning the golden opin
ions of those who flatter rulers that wink
at crime and suffer the laws to be violated
with impunity. There is not a criminal
nor a law breaker about Chicago that
docs not hate "Long JOHN," most cor
dially.
"Among the throng at the Tremont
House we observe STEPHEN ARNOLD
DOUGLASS —the great originator of hum
bug squatter sovereignty—the apostle of
bogus Democracy—a man who has done
more injury to the cause, of Human free
dom, and more dishonor to the. Constitu
tion, than any other livine or dead poli
tician, His head is a great bundle of
wire-working political machinery set upon
a frame work of Lilliputian dimensions.
That ha is a great man, according to the
partisan perversion of tho term, none will
den)', That he is a good man in any
sense, none affirm. He looks the
politician —tho modern Democratic poli
tician —the whiskey drinking leader of a
whiskey deluged party. He has the hon
or of having done more mischief than any
other man of his size in aucieot or mod
ern times."
r ,
A man named Fletcher, upiu Lagrange,'
Cass Co., advertises his wife as having
"left his bed and board," &c., whereupon
the lady has ,caused to be inserted under
, the advertisement these words: "HaS" The i
'above is false. I hare never left his bed,
nor will I EVER — but he has left mine
and I am determined HE shall board men
long as we both live ! Remember that'.
Pithy u rather; and mildly drawu.
JhatUctgiviny Day oerurcd on the '26 th
ult., in 20 of the States, as follow* ;
New Hampshire, Delaware,
Massachusetts, Maryland,
Rhode 1 slsuid, X. Carolina
Connecticut, Tennessee,
New York, Kentucky,
New Jersey, Ohio,
Pennsylvania, Illinois,
Indiana, Michigan,
Wisconsin, lowa,
Texas, California.
In Maine, South Carolina and Muti*.
'sippi, it took place on the 19th ult., and
in \ ermont on the 4th ult. Thus 2-1 of
the I .States have this year celebrated thU
' good old Festival of the Puritan?.
For the Potter Journal.
KEEPING THE SABIIATII.
! We do not bclieY'c that the majority
of citizens in the Borough, however it
may be in the country, arc especially ia
fault as to observation of Holy time.—
But it is a pity that the town-clock and
its keeper cannot set a good example iu
this respect. Last spring the congrega
i tions were annoyed ou Sabbath morninga,
as they have been the past two weeks bv
l irregula' ities of this sort. One day the
- clock broke down from this cause. I*
s 10 to 11 o'clock on Sunday morning the
- only time in ail the week, that the towa
- clock oar. b3 wound up and regulated?
We see by tho Tribune , that Sabbath
i desecration is practiced in .New York.
; Even Mr. Collins and his beautiful Ocean
i Steamers do it. Does Mr. C. not remeni
i her his avrful affliction when the Arctic
: went down three years ago, ofl' Nova Sco
. . .
tia, and carried with her bis wife and
; son ? Oi why does ho send out his new
L j Steamer, the Adriatic , on Saturday, to
| pass Sunday in her trial trip? The fol
lowing which we out from the Trilunt
. or the 21st ult. interests us here:
"//,/, IT DAY:'
1 To the fidx/or of The .V. }'. Tribune,
SIR: Tho Engineer's trial-trips of the
' Collins line of ocean steamers have eoin
t monly occurred on the Christiau Sabbath.
> The Atlantic weut to sea on Saturday,
1 April 20, 1850, and returned on Monday
—4* l hours out, and 24 of tlieui sacred
i time. Tho Pacific was announced to
' leave Saturday, May 18, lSull, and return
- on Monday; but an "unexpected delay in
the arrival of e<>ai," and not rcspoct for
the Lord's day, caused a postponement
• till the Monday following. We believe
I the same course was pursued in the ease
of tho Arctic and the Baltic. The Adri
atic returned last Monday from her ex
perimental trip.
i i Aside from all questions of right and
II duty, the unfortunate career of this Coui
i pany cannot but raise the doubt whether
such needless desecrations ufa day which
. has been guarded by the laws of the civ
-1 ilized world are profitable. The Cuuard
1 line is understood to avoid everything of
the kind—not merely out of defereucc to
English public sentiment, or as a matter
i of principle, but as a measure of safety,
"humanity to their employees, and profit
to the stockholders. Which is right?
Yours Respectfully,
A SABBATARIAN.
By later dates we learn that just as
the Adriatic was to leave the wharf Sat
| u r day P. M. 21st ult., amid the cheer*
. of assembled thousands, on her first trip
. for Europe, it was discovered that br
engine had been broken during her trial
. trip the week before; and she was obliged
[ to stay over from that till Monday. —
i " Remember the Sabbath day and kefp
> it holy." BIBLE.
JEA-. ■ ! .. '■ - J
.j Coiner?pert xVi;e~Cwn.
Corrected Weekly fur the Journal,
BY
SCUOOM 4KE.K A. JAC KSON.
Dealer* in Dry G'vods. Groeerte*. Ha!* j- taj>* %
Boot* 4 Shoe*, Crockery. J'ork. Clour,
Meet, Xolion ., Jr.", Jr., Jr.,
UA IN STREET., COL'DEKSPOKT, FA.
FICR, superfine. Lbl,, $7 .10
" eitra, 14 800
FORK, " " .... no t/0
SALT, 44 '* • - - - 300
L'op.n MEAL, '-fli 100 lbs., - - - 2 50
BUTTER., "PI lb., - - - 11
LARD, 44 " .... 10(j*l'-i
TALLOW, 44 44 .... )2fal4
WOOL, 44 44 ....
U AMI, 44 44 - 1 2
SBOALDKRB, lb., -
L>2R SKI.V, 4 ' 14 2*
■ MARL* SLCAR, H>., ... 100f.L2
DRIED APPLKS, 44 '• ... 12
44 V Bushel, - - - 25°
WILTK BKAS.B, V ' " " * 316
BUCKWHEAT, 44 "
OATS, an . . . 35
Coax, ... FC.
RTB, " 14
POT ATOE6' " "
Bsua, TPL Dozen, -
HAT, V TON > - * - $T '0
BELV HIDES, green, lb,
I 44 44 dry, 44 *
("ALP " 44 " -
• 4 44 green, 44 .
, 1 .1 1 ■■■ ■ i-i-i -
The Potter County Agricultural
and Horticultural Society.
rpHE SIXTH ANNU AL MEETING of th
X Society will be held at the Court H>>u ,eo l
J TUESDAY EVENING of Court YVeek, (J2d
linst.) ,
The Election of Officers for the emmet
year, and other business of importance
eugage the attention of the Society.
S. P. JOHNSON, ESQ., will address the
j Society upon subjects of interest to all.
1 Farmers generally, and all interested in Af*
'ricultura! pursuits, are respectfully invited t*
attend. JNO. M. HAMILTON, SEE