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XXXIXth Congress---Ist Sessioni,
Congress reassembled on the tith inst:
Little save the:presentation of petitions
and memorials, and the adoption 01 a lew
simple resolutions of inquiry, was done
in the Senate.
In the House, bills were introduced '
as follows : To dispose of lands in the
rebellious States for homesteads ; to e. -
tablish a Railroad between Washington
and New York ; to grant additional
bounties to soldiers who enlisted early
in the war; and several resolutions as
follows : one declaring that the national
forces shall not be withdrawn from the
South until Congress -shall deem their
presence there unnecessary ; and one
of inquiry into the kidnapping of a child
of an American lady by Maximillan,-ot
Mexico. A bill denouncing polygamy
as the twin relic of barbarism, and pledg
ing the power of the Government to its
Little business was done on the 'Ali.
There was -a passage at-arms in the
House between Voorhees, of Indiana;
and Bingham, of Ohio, 'Mr. Voorhees
made a speech endorsing President
Johnson's policy of reconstruction, 'in
terpreting it, of course, as incalqisi
amnesty and forgiveness to treason.
SENATE. Jan. 10. A memorial: of I
colored citizens of Savannah, asking
for suffrage, was presented. A bill Was
introduced to increase-the regular army.
There are to be seven regiments of :ar
tillery, ten of cavalry, and sixty of •in
fantry, 4f the new regiments, one of
artillery,s-two of cavalry, and tea of
infantry shall be colored persons. The
cavalry and artillery_ are to be organized
as at present, and all the infantry regi
ments are to be organized on the basis of
ten companies each. Part of these last
are to be composed of men who have
been disabled in battle, and will ,be
officered by officers of the Veteran Re
serve Corps. , Several departments are.
'reorganized, and the signal department
is made a part of the regular organiza
tion. The bill :to regulate the elective
franchise in the Distirict of ColuMbia
was taken up and amended, and then
sent back to the committee. - A resolu
tion declaring that provisional govern
ments were necessary fer the wan ts'and
necessities of the lately rebellious States
was offered and debated, but no result
was arrived at. ,
HOUSE. Jan. 10. Resolutions were
offered expressing the confidence of the
House in the' President, and calling for
information why Jeff Davis and others
are held in confinement. A bill was
introduced to punish eounterfeiting.with
death. A long debate ensued on the
bill granting the right of suffrage to
colored persons in the District or Co
Congress did little on the 11th. lii
the Senate, Jude Howe, of Wisecinsin,
offered a resolution for the appointment
of Provisional governments for the
Southern States, upon whiCh Senator
Johnson made silong speech.
In the House the bill to extend suff
rage to negroes in the District of COlum
bia was taken up, when Mr. Rogers : of
New Jersey essayed a long composition
intended to show that the Deelaration
of Independence was drawn 8y as big
an ass as himself. He failed,—as usual. I
Jeff: Davis—why he is not tried
WASHINGTON, Jan ; 10.
The President to-day transmitted to
the Senate a message in reply to a reso
lution calling upon him to inform- that
body upon what charges Jefferson,Davis
is confined aud. why he is not brought
to trial. .
The President encloses reports from
the Secretary of War and Attorney
General, and at the same time invites
the attention of the Senate to that por
tion of his aunual message which refers
to Congress the question connected with
the holding of Circuit Courts of th - e
United States within the districts:where
their authority has been intercepted :
WAR DEPARTMENT, Jan. 4, 1866.:
Sin: In reply to the annexed Senate.
resolutions, pasispsl December 2l; 1865,
referred to me by you for report, I have
honor to state—First. That Jefferson
Davis was captured by United States
troops in the State of Georgia, on or
about the tenth of May, 1865, Eind by
order of this Department has been and
now is confined in Fortress Monroe,
to abide such action as may be taken by
the proper authorities of the United
, „. h
Second. That he has not been arraign- pc it found them. Be sure, friends
ed upon any indictment or :_format
,si• Order and Law, that war, like death,
charge of crime, but has been indicted ;-, Works no Change in' characteristics of
for the crime of high treason by the t...
„ the individual. The vices mentioned
Grand Jury of the District of Columbia,
which indictment is now pending in thetas distinguishing the Southern charac-
Supreme Court of the said District.— . ter, are inbred through successive gen-
He is also charged with the crime of in-, I- erations. The process- his been slow.
citing the assassination of : Abraham F-they can, be eradicated only - by • slow
Lincoln; andwith ; the murder of - Union 1
prisoners of war, by starvation and ces-
other barbarous and, cruel treatment to- ' Meantime let these people be treated
wards them. , with a firm leniency. A leniencywhich
Third. The President deeming it ex; does not hesitate to punish, but Which
pedient that Jefferson Davis should-first ,
inflicts enalties in calmness
be put upon his trial before a competent , and not
court and jury for the crime of ;treason, - in anger. .
he was advised by the law officer of the - Congress must take hold of those ingrate
Government that the most proper place States anti hold them still. just as one
for such trial was in the State; of Vir, takes hold of an unruly boy and shows
ginia. That State is within the judicial
circuit assigned to the Chief Justice of him that there is alimit to forbearance.
the Supreme Court, who has -held nor. Will there be a quarrel between Con
court there since the apprehension of- greys and the President ? We think not.
Davis, and who declines for an indefinite • Differences of opinion therewill be, nn
period to hold any court there.;
so f ar ' • doubtedly. Thatis incident the' ad
The matters above stated * are,
as I am informed, the reasons . for hold-, justnient of all questions which absorb
ing Jefferson Davis' in confinement; the attention of nations. But both Con
and why he has not been put upon trial. fires and the President, as we are willing
Fourth. Besides Jefferson 'Mills, the I
following persons, who acted
as officers' to believe, are desirous. of the doing that
of the rebel Goverrunent, are impris- which is f 0 the best. Acting under
oned, to Wit : Clement C. Clay, at Fort- the impulse of this common desire, it Is
ress Monroe charged among other things_ not probable that the ruptureso earnest:
with treason with complicity
. .in the- 13,; prayed for by the rebels, North and
murder of Mr. Lincoln, and with or: `South'
, will occur.
ganizing bands of pirates, robbers, and '
murderers in Canada, to burn the cities The admission of these ingrate States
and ravage the commerce and, coasts of ) into full communion with the General
loyal States on the British frontier. I):1 Government ought to be conditioned
L. Yulee, at Fort Pulaski, charged will:LI
upon three distinct pledges, or , things
treason while holding a seat in the Seri- , rl'
ate of the United States, and with plots., I
ting to capture the forts and arsenals e, 2'l lst—The utter repudiation of.the Con
the United States,- and with incitiuE:l federate war debt.
war and rebellion against the Govern;
meat, S. R. Mallory, at Fort Lafayette'. 2d—The restoration of all the public
charged with treason, and With organ: L property destroyed by the rebels on the
izing and setting on foot piratical expe . Southern coast, such as forts, arsenals,
ditions against the United States cot 1 , lighthouses, &c.
coerce and marine on the high sea y 3d—The passage of laws which shall
Other officers of the so-called Confeds •
ate Government, arrested and impriso • 'protect the freedman as fully as the
ed have.beenreleased on parole to abid 1 whites are now protected.
the action of the Government in ,refc ~. It is probable that Congress will fix
ence to this prosecution, and that i'‘, r the terms of re-admission to full fellow
alleged offences, on their applicationiGr
amnesty and pardon. Among these are ship, on the part of the ingrate States.
S. A. Trenholm, Secretary of, the Treas- before its adjournment. Let us be pa
ury , - John A. Campbell, Assistant See- tient. -
retary of war , James A. Seddon, Seci6-
tary of War: John H. Reagan, Pot
master General ; R. M. T. Hunter, Se -
ator • Alexander He Stephens, Vie
President, and sundry other- personsof
less note. ..
EDWIN M.. ST.tLyroN, Secretary
A. report comes from Arkansas that', 'a
party of freedmen rose in .arms a id
tried 0 murder their overseer, i it
were captured by the gallant militia.-
There are 7_,7t3 persons in • the freid
rnen's village, near Washington. .11 ae
money value of their property is enti
mated at one hundred thousand dOll. rs.
WEILIAbBOO, ' /k.
,4:ANII 1 411 : , 17, 106
With MALICE Loward•HOVlT. with CHARITY for ALL, with
firmness 2/1 the/HORT. kt t> state to tinieli the %oak
we are in. to Mod up the nation's wolinda, to care
for him who shall have borne the battle. and fur Me
Widow_and orphans, and to do all which may achieve
antkcherlah a just and lasting peace among ourselves
and-with all nasionc—A. LINCOLN—NAUbit 4, 1865
..xt 0 .cr .A..x^z 0 -24
FOD - .Govemos—cten. John W. Chary.
have been watching the course of
the ov6rnor-makers in the lower pelt
of the,State for some mouths, not with
dut lxmirsement if not with edification.
The number of candidates is very great.
Almost everybody has a candidate,
whi !•ti is - all very right. However, since
the nominations seem • about to close,
the usual couipliMentary recommenda
tions having been written and printed,
and the duties of the Mutual Admiration
SoOiety ended, we propose, in sober and
Abided earnest, Maj. (fen. JOHN W.
Ar, asthe candidate of the Repub
lie party for Governor the coming fall.
d r i- - ail the gentlemen named for the
plat, he alone has achieved a national
rep station. He has been tried and
fowl(' faithful. He did the republic a
goo turn in Kansas, and won great
reputation for skill and bravery during
the four years war just ended. ' If there
is one Mau more than another among
those named in connection with the po
sition, who has proved his fitness. for
the trust, by past service and in the field
that man, in our judgment, is Gen.
Zee stand, on this Matter, where .we
took position long since; that is to say
—that iu selecting candidates tor pub
lic position the man who has served
nobly and honorably in the war for na-,
tional life, should-take the preference,
Olaracter and qualification being equal.
4g4inst the loyalty or ability of Gen.
Ueary we hear no charge. Of all the
men named he alone has most distin
guished himself in the field. He comes
from, the west, too, which isin his favor.
And we hope the press everyivhere will
•adopt him as the candidate of. the party.
Perhs the most fiequent question.
now-a-days is," What will they do with
.1, However—it is not the most impor
tant of the questions which must be
nettled during the next - four years. Jeff
)av,is is but an individual who has for
kited his life by his great crimes against
Society. His,trial, conviction, and, pun
ishment are important only_
Shall serve to vindicate a principle. He
ts a very great villain. But there are
many other great villains, who, if he
dies, will go unhung. ..o—the punish
. ment of Jett Davis, sure to come at last,
may, nay, ought to be, postponed until
the status of the States lately in rebell
ion shall be definitely fixed by an act of
Reconstruction—as we said last week
—is the word and the Work. Jeff. Davis
will " keep," corrupt as he is;
for it is
only the good ' who • "perish early."
He wilF*eep, with little crost or trouble
to the woilld, or regret even to his friends.
The people ought to look the facts in
the face. The lately armed South. is
izot a whit fess disaffected toward the
61 - Overnment-than when it was gloating
over 'victories in the field, Slavery had
Eliminated from the Southern character'
very capability of good faith, every
sentiment of honor and patriotisni,
every emotion of gratitude. The war
fo . und them selfish, arrogant, intolerant,
haughty and treacherous, It left them
A correspondent inquires concerning
the best place to emigrate to. We re
ply in accordance with a well ascertain
ed law of nature, that no man should
move more than two degrees north or
Bluth of the parallel of latitude upon
which he has lived for thirty-three years.
A man born on parallel 42° and living
there for thirty-three years, will not be
apt to enjoy himself, either mentally or
physically, many hundred miles north
or South of it.
Of course our correspondent will say
" pooh'," and go where he pleases.
The spirit of assassination is not yet
laid in-Washington. Last 'Wednesday,
eiening, a ruffian entered the room oc
cupied by ;Senator Wade, ostensibly to
prect4 signature_to u reeotnmenda
tian for (InVeromeni employment.
WadeTrefutied to give hiti,signature on
-the ground that he was hot acquainted
with the applicant. - U_pon this the
ruffian drew a bowie knife and was pre
paring to use it, when bar._ Wade drew
a revolver, and leveled it at the villain's
head. This constrained the intended as
sassin to retreat; the Senator at his heels
with revolver held in unpleasant pros
' amity to the fellow's head. Thus theY
proceeded to the street door,•' where the
Senator dismissed his murderous visitor.
We have one fault to find with Sena
tOr Ben. Wade. He ought to. have blown
the scoundrel's head from his shoulders.
The only, remedy for condition . of
things is to render death to_ assassins
The Adams Express car , onee
Haven Railroad was last week broken
open by expert thieves, in tranat, and
$500,000 stolen. The car Was iron, and
securely locked, and the money was all
locked in safes. Yet the thieves found
means to.break open the - dOors of car,
and safes and get the money: -
HoWever,- the detective police •of New.
York caught the thieves in' about three
days, and recovered nearly- all of the
The Chambersburg REPOSITORY e ne
to us last week enlarged to eight broad,
and long columns, and otherwise im
proved. We congratulate the proprie
tors upon this new evidence . of prosper
ity. The REPosmnY. As conducted
with, signal ability and energy, and is a
vigorous advocatenf the right. May it
flourish a hundred, years longer.
lion. HENRY :WINTER DA.VIE4 of Bal
timore, died suddenly of pneumonia ,on
the 27th ultimo. He was •one of the
most promising public men of the age
and distinguished for his unflinching
loyalty during the great rebellion. He
was 49 years old.
The people will take notice that du
ring a half century . of rule and misrule;
Democratic officials were never tracked
by assassins. The opponents of litiman
slavery have never resorted to assassin
ation to secure their ends. But the rec
ord of the pro-slavery party during the
. of Republican rule is covered
over with blood stains and rife with hor
rible murders iind'attemptsto kill rulers
and public men.
That is the' difference between the
RELIGIDUS.—A series of special exer
cises are now being held at the_r reabY
terian church in 'this place, under the
conduct of Rev. EDWARD Pal sox HAR
MON* the celebrated revivalist.' The
meetings have • attracted considerable
interest, are well attended, and.we be
lieve promise to be very successful as a
means of converting sinners. They
will be held throughout the week.—
En. Aoifsion.:—BelieVing it a matter of pub
lic interest. I seed you for publication the amount
of 'United States taxes assessed and collected un
der the Internal Revenueflaw, in the Bth Divis
ion of the 18th Collection District, composed of
the townships of Bless, Covington, Richmond,
Rutland, Sullivan, TiogOnd Ward, and the bor
oughs of Covington. Fall Brook, Mansfield, Mains
burg, and Tioga, for the six mouthe commencing
May 1, 1865. This does not include, however,
the tax of the Fall Brook Coal Company, it hav
ing made its returns autippaid its taxes out of the
District: Bad this Company; paid its taxes here,
the amount would have been increased at least
$6,500. The amounts here even include Income,
Licenses, Manufacturers' duties, &c.:
May $10 4 227,74
July ' 3,555,23
. Total 832,497,75
Yours truly, .8. B. ELLIOTT,
Mansfield, Dee. 25, '65. - Ass't Assessor.
Lln OF LETTERS remaining in the Post
°tee at Wellaboro, Jan.l7, MG.
Avery Mrs Martha Lewis Evan
Ayers Wabern F Little - James
Bailey Henry •C Monks John
Blanchard C D Mitchell Jas A '
Butler John M McCullough kCo •
Baker Frank Maynard Henry_ W
Brock Delona Mullen H
Bottles Osker Millen H
Bacon L Miller- Mary
Clark Russel W 2 Nelson James
Curran Mary Palmer Chas •
Donn Emma Pickering John V
Dooley Thomas Rigby Mrs S A
Fletcher Win Shaffer J B 2
Gaylord George Schoonover Jonas
,Garland W1:12 Saunders Ezekiel R
Haight Edward R Smith Rev P H
Hinds Eliza A - Smith N
Hudson Charlie Freeman Hon L F
Jay L Williams R W
Irwin E R . Willomer Mrs Mary
Johnstone IC S Woodin Aaron
Irish H M Wilcox Geo W
Kennedy Miss Dimis Witutore Ezra 60
OP To obtain any.of , thole letters, the appli
cant must call for " advertised letters," give the
date of this list, and pay two cents f or advertis
ing. If not called for within one month they
will be 4ent to the Dead Letter Office.
HIIGR 'YOUNG, P. M.
LIST OF LETTERS remaining in the
Post Office at Tioga, Jan. 1, 1865:
Barker John Randall A Richer
Covington B P - Stobbart Wm
Comstock J A Torphy Michael '.
Demurest J L Tremain B 8'
Decker J 'WY Townsend Wm
Morgan Sopliia.L 4 ' West Martin'
New/in Wm Wolf Charles -
Pepperman Mrs Lizzie Weed .° B
Russel Wei 21
pit- To obtain any of these letters, the appli
cant must call for " advertised letters," give the
date of this Hitt, and pay two cents for advertis.
init.. If not called for within one month they
will le sent to the Dead Letter Office.
SARAH M. ETZ, P.
OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK of Welsh°.
rough, 1"a„ January 1at,1856.
ir - S. Bonds deposited to secure circulation, $100,0003 00
Loans and discounts, 33,830 Zi
Due from Banks, 5,977 07
U. 8. Bonds 38,350 00
Revenue Stumps, ' ' 307 00
Bills of National and State Banks..., 13.615 00
,LwlTender Notes 19,754 00
. . .
Nast Btoek - ~........ ..... ... .... $ l OO,OOOOO
Circulation 89,948 00
Dna Depositors 36,20982
Due Basks 082 28
Discount, Interest and Exchange ' loit 87
J. L. ROB/NEION, Ceabier.
Eube;ribed before me Oh 2d day , ofJactuary /666,
- R.O.MMON, Notary Public.
BY virtue of sundry writs of Fieri Farina , Le.
rani and Ve,,ditiwai Expozsue, is
sued out of the Mart of Common Pleas of Ti
oga cuutiig, 11*-, to we ;directed , 011 but, ex,ppsed,
to nubile sale in'the Clourt Rout* in
on lifOgDAt, the.29th day',of Jtnuary- MI6; at
o'elock;ta the afternoon; the followtnedeseribe4r
.of land in Delmar, btiunded north' by
lands of Dodge, James C.. , east by Dodge,
James & Co. '
south 6y Sohn Swittond land for
merly owned by Conrad Gunther, and west by
lands of Dodge, Ilillet, a Co ,being part of war
rant No. 4207, containing 40 sures, more or less,
unimproved; 'lobe sold as the property nt Ilez :
ekirth Stowell, jr., et al.
- ALSO—a lot of land in Tioga township, boon
fed north by lands of Mrs. Phoebe 'Utley, east by
A. S. Turner, 'south by John.Dailey, and west by
W. J: Menu—containing '5l ' acres more or less,
about 40 acres improved, 2 frame dwellings, a
frame barn, an old frame shop and fruit trees
thereon. obe sold as the property of Edward
A. Niles'and John - P. Donaldson, admr's of Mi
guatus Niles, deed.
ALSO—a lot of land in Elkland, bounded north
by C. F. Culver, east by Joel Parkhurst, south by
highway, west by Joel Parkhurst—containing 1
Mira, more or less, all improved, frame house,
frame barn and fruit and 'ornamental trees there
on. To be sold as the property of Nancy M.
Knickerbocker and Jerusha Knickimbacker. •
ALSO—a lot of land in Middlebury, bounded
north by lands of Waldo White, east by lands of
Daniel White, south by highway, west by W. E.
Mitchell—containing k acre more or /esti, a frame
tavern house, frame barn and fruit trees thereon.
To be sold as the property of Morris Kelsey.
ALSO—a lot of land in Ward, bounded as ful
lows.; Beginning at an old beech, the NW cor
ner of warrant No. 5972 f Nicklin d Griffith war
rant, thence south, 88} deg east, 154 8 perches to
a post, thence south 2i deg. west, ios.a perches,
to a post, thence north 88 deg. west 154.2 .per
- chee, to a hemlock, thence north la deg. east 109
perches to the place of beginning—containing
105 k acres more or less, it being lot No. 1 abown
on map of the siihdivision of the abovi warrant
made br E. P. Dehne, A. D. 1848, bounded 'west
and - north by-Bingham lands, east by lot No. 2,
and south by Tho Mas Driscoll ; about 80 "acres
improved, a frame house. frame barn - and fruit
trees thereon. To be sold as the property. of Alex.
H. Gaylord, miner of John Cushing, jr. deal.
and Lucius Cushing et al., heirs-at-law of John.
Cushing, jr., - dec.
ALSO—a lot of land in Richmond . Charleston,
bonnned north by lands of G Avery, east by /11
Benedict, south by Michael 'Stoat and A. H. Dent
farm, and west by Abram Nickerson—curtaining
84 acres more or less, about 65 acres improved, a
frame house; frame barn and apple.orchard there
on. To be sold as the property of Wm. Waters
and Augustus Waters. •
ALSO—a lot of jand in Tinge born ;bounded
north by Q. W. Wellington, east by said'Welling
ton and Sarah M. Etz, south by A. C. Bush, west
by Williamson road—containing acre' more or
less, a frame house, storehouse, frame barn and
fruit trees thereon;
Atso l —another lot in Tioga twp., beginning at
the SE corner of lands - of W. P. Wilcox,' thebee
south !deg. west 126.7 perches, thence west 143 4
rods, thence-north 45deg. West, 21.4 rods, thenee
south 442 deg. west, 183} rods, thence north 44 1 i
deg. west, 168.3 rods; thence north 50 deg emit,
46.3 rods, thence east 226.9 rods, thence , horth
03 deg., out, 43.3 rods, thence north 11 deg. east,
39.7 rods, thence east 83.1 rods to place of begin
ning—containing 247 acres more or lass, about 20
acres improved, 4 frame houses, 2 frame bans, 1
steam sawmill, with two steam engines, one gang
mill and Englesh mill thereon;
Arco—another lot of laud in Lawrence tap ,
bounded north by lands of Tubbs d Gila and G.
Vanguder; east by Tioga river, south by lands of
Julius Elliott, west by lands of Disbrow —ooritain
ing 25 acres more or less, about 15 acres improv
ed, a frame house, frame barn and fruit trees
thereon. To be sold as the property of Abiel
Seth Daggett, and Lewis Daggett.
ALSO—a lot of land in Shippen, bounded north
lands of Win. Rawl, dee'd, east by. land surveyed
for Gedrge'W vir It( south and
west by Eliaha Brown—containing 871 &crag—
moreor lees. To be "old as the property of H.
ALSO—a lot of land in Bloss, bounded north
by lands Tackey, east by Patrick BanUan, south.
by Seymour at., and 'west by Williamson road, be
'ing 25 feet front and 50 feet deep, tine storehouse
thereon. To be sold as the property of H. S.
Cashing & CO,
ALSO—a lot of laud in *Radial di bounded north
by Wm. Lawrence and J. N. Lawrence, east by
W. W. Goodwin, south by H. B. Horton and John
Fralick and west by Wm, Hutchinson—qontain.
Jag 156 acres more or less, about 135 acres im
proved, two flame houses, frame barn, cornhouse,
other outbuildings and orchard thereon. To be
sold as the property of John V. Swan.
ALSO—:a lot of land in- Richmond; bounded
as follows: ' Beginning at the BE corner of -Alvin
Wilson and on the line of Orlando Angell farm,
thence in a westerly dirrction .along the lands of
said Wilson lot to lands of the late Sri D . Wjtite,
thence to a southerly direction along the laud of
said White to the highway, thence along said high
wey_to place of beginning- 7 containing one acre
more or less, all improved, with fruit trees there
on, To be sold as the property of L. R. Love
and Hannah Love.
ALSO—a lot of land in Westfield. • bounded
noreihy Richard Krum east by the same, south
by highway, and west by Erastua Haas--contain
ing one acre more or lees,all improved, a tavern
house, frame barn, outbu ildings and fruit trees
Ar.io—another lot in Westfield, bounded notch
by highway, east by 'Theodore Rood, su ch by
•David Close and west by William ammo s--oon
taining 17 acres awe or less, about 6 acre s im
proved. To be sold as the property of lA. L. S.
Leach' and George Close:
ALSO—a lot of land in Wellsborough, begin:
nit& at a poet at the intersection of the State
road from 'Wellsborough to Covington with King,
street, thence north 41' deg. east, 259 feet to a
post, thence south 141 deg. west, 220 feet to said
State road, thence by said roaXl 751 deg. west, 138
feet to place of beginning—containing of an
sore more or less, a frame house, frame barn and
fruit trees thereon. To be sold as the property of
Elizabeth Ritter and Andrew Ritter.
ALSO—a lot of land in Delmar, bounded nor th:
by the line of Shippey and Delmar, east by lands
formerly of ST E. Ensworth, south by Phelps,
Dodge & Co., And west by Silas Billings—contain.
ing about 700 acres, being part of warrant No
-4427, about 4 acres improved, sawmill, 3 frame
houses, shingle house and blacksmith shop there
Atao—another lot of land in Delmar, tMunded
north by John Miller and Vine IL Baldwin, east
by Joseph Bernaner and (1. W. Eastman, tenth by
Ira Wetherbee, Wm. Stratton, and Wm. Eberents
and west by Roland Reed, Lewis Dexter, and land
formerly owned by H. Stowell and sold' to Ralph
Meade—containing about 380 acres,
acres improved, 2 frame houses, two frame barn.
and sheds attached, cornhouse, other outbuild
ings, 2 apple orchards, peach orchard and other
fruit trees thereon,, To be sold as the property of
H. Stowell. ,
ALSO—a lot of land in Liberty, beginning at*
Corner on the western line of lot No. 86, thence
along west line of said lot north 38.3 perches to
the NW corner of said lot No. 86, thence 'along
unsold land of the Bingham Estate north 52.7
perches to BE corner of lot No. 55, thence along
line of said lot Nfr. 65 and unsold land of the
Bingham Estate west, 100 perches, thence along
unsold lands south, 9) perches, and east 100 per.
citesto place of. beghilin,6—containing 55.1 acres
and allowance of 6 -per cent. ac., being lot No.
54 of the allotmont of the Bingham lands *Lib
erty twp. Tinge co., Pa., end being part of war
rants Nos-1181 -and 1182—about three acres im
Palted. To be sold as the property Elijah
1.1,80—a lot of land in Delmar, bounded north
by John N. Bache, east by Berdic4 White, son
by McCormick lands, and welt by PhelpB, Dodge
& Co.—containing 9,00 acres more or less;
•A so - another lo't of land in Delmar, bounded'
north by highway, east by B. Miller, eolith by
widow Palmer and Samuel Wariner and west by
lands formerly of Samuel 'Wariner,--containing
about 83 acres, about 50 acres improved, a frame
house, frame arn and apple orchard thereon,'
ALSO—another lot of land in Delmar, bounded
north by Stickley, and west by Wm. Bb•
erects---containing two acres of improved land, a
frame dwelling, frame barn and fruit trees there
on, To be sold as the property of If. A. Guern
sey and B. J. Brown.
ALSO-4a lot of laud in Delmar, bounded north
by D. Kelsey - and Edmund Fellows, east by the
highway, south by D. Kelsey and west by said
Kelsey, .Wto2 Campbell and lands formerly of
John Whalon 4 ;-contaiiing about 200 acres, about
125 acres improved, frame house, frame barn, ap
ple orchard and other fruit trees thereon ,• "
Auto—another lot of land in Delmar, bounded
north by Edmond - Fellows, east by Butler,
south by lands of estate of James Engllab and
west by highway--containing about 75 acres,
about 80 acres improved, 2 frame houses, frame
barn, and apple °reboil' thereon. To be sold as
the property of 11. A. Guernsey.
ALSO-4 lot of land in Tiega twp., beginning
V 238,734 06
at a buttonwood on the west side of Tioga river
epee SE curlier thereof, them north 79 deg. ,
we it, 24 dperches to a post, thence north 74 deg,
west, 76 parches to a post, thence north 3 deg.
eas t. 11.6 3 pilrches to a post, thence . west 180.5
percheit'to re-pine, thence south 164 . - peiches to ah:
oak. thenceeast 134 perches to a; post, thence;.
south 10} rieg west, 82 perches to* post, thefno4li
east 128.4 perches to the east bank of the Timpc: , ,
river, thence down said river by itivi , arionseenr.4%.'
ses and distances to the place of beginning=con
taining 257 acres and 95 perches, more or lettsi
110 acres improved; 2 faame houses 2 frame burns ':
a horse barn, oornbouse, feed house, toolhouse, 2 '
sheds, two apple orchards and other fruit trees
anb shrubbery thereon. Late the estate of Geo.
M. 'Printnian, deed.
ALSO—a lot of land in Gaines, begin
ning at the NW corner of a lot surveyed by - L.'
Bird for Stephen Brace, thence along the line of
said Brace lot 258.8 perches to the Bout/CHIA of
warrant No. 1040, thence west to the SE caner
of the George Langan lot, Owe north along the
line of said Langan lot 238.5 parches, thence
north 74 deg'. east, 39 perches to place o f begin
ning—containing 65 acres, and being the west
part of lot No 16 at the allotment of the Dent
lands in Gaines,
and part of warrant 1040, on
which is about 40 acres improved, frame house,
frame barn; end fruit trees thereon;
Atso —another lot of land in Gaines, bounded
weathy.abeve,described lot, east by lot No. 17. of
the allotment of the Dent lands in Gaines, goa'
by south line of warrant 1040, and north by north
line ol said warrant—containing 33} acres, being
the east part of lot No. 18 of. the Dent lands and
part of warrant 1040, on which is 15 acres
proved, with dwelling house barn and fruit trees
ALso—another lot of land in Gaines, bounded
'narth'by north line of warrant 1040, south and
east by lots Not. 14,15' & 18 of the allotment of
the Dent - lands in Gaines, end west by lot No. 12 -
of said allotment—containing 21.7 acres, being
lot No. 13 of said allotment and part of warrant
1040—ten aoreaimproved, frame house, log barn,
and fruit trees thereon. To be sold is the prop
erty of William B. Furman, with notice to Ste
phen Brace terre tenant.
ALSO—a lot of land in Liberty, beginning at a
corner on north line of lot No. 49, conveyed to
George Snyder, thence along north' line of said
lot and lots ot. 50 and 51, east 100 perches,
thence along unsold land of the Bingham Estate,
102.9 perches to the east line of lot No. 54, thence.
along east line of said lot south, 38.3 perches,
thence along unsold land of - the Bingham Estate
east, 12.9 perches, and south 48.5 perches to piece
of beginning—containing 52.9 acres and usual al
lowans»; of 6 per cent; for roads—being lot No. 88
of the allotment of the Bingham landein Liberty,
Tioga co., Pa., and part of warrant 1182. To be
sold as the proverty of George Realer.
ALSO—a lot of land in the boro' of Knoxville,
bounded north by Justus Dearman, east by Sam
uel Muy and Giles Roberts, south by highway
west by heirs of Henry, Seely, dol l —containing
2 acres more or lees, all improved, a large frame
house used for .a hotel, and containim tenant
rooms. and store, (called the Western Exchange
Block) a frame barn, outbuildings and fruit trees
thereon ; '
ALso—another lot in Knoxville, bounded north
by highway, east by highway, south by land late
of "John Keltz, and west by Isaac LogtirY—con
taiiiiieg 14 perches more or leas t all Improved, a
frame storehouse, a frame building used fors sho
shop, thereon. To be sold as the proporWof 0.
Wellsboro, Jan. 10,'88. L. TABOR, SU.
S HEREBY OFFERED far • a larger
and Chong" Stock of i 1 ;
I, in'ir - 41f - tii 'OD'S-,
GROCERIES, BOOTS, SHOES, CLOTH
- ING, -
Mau can be found at ,
1111 7; 11.0 T, s.
iination of 4 ~Stores
ADDISON, N. Y.,
ON THE ERIE RAILWAY
BILL OF FARE FOR A VFW DAYS LONGER
_as follows :
All eel's Miiinoe I id wide,
Best Delains•reduced from 450 to 30
Good rich "
Good fast col. Calicos
Elmlsom bladder Calicoes "
Best Standard Sheeting "
.=l Yd w ,•
" Brown „" 8.8. E w
Heavy red twilled Flannel
Beautiful Seit Fare
Heavy Over date
Browp. Sugars reduced ,• " 14 .110 12}
New Bright Baltiier.Betiel," $2,85
900 d Kip Women_ Boots, $1,50
A lof Witfueos' hiotwpo Boots, $l,OO,
" Childrens' " ;hoes, 22
WE ARE UNDERSELLINa ALLOtHERR.
Give us a call and be convivicted.
W. R. SMITH'S q0N43..
2- 04/t 1864 L #140X4 N. Y
LICENSE APPLIOATIONS.—Notice It hereby given
that the following named persons have Sled theft'
Petithins to the Court of quarter Sessions of 'Hoge
County, to grant to them Licenses to keep houses of pub
lic entertainment and for Eating Houses; and that a
hearing upon the same willhe had before said Court, at
the Court House in Wellsboro, on Wednesday the Slst
day of January inst., at 2 o'clock p. m.
Pon Prime Bons:ca.—John 0. Pine, Covington*: D.O.
Ritter, Welleboro:* ii C. Vermillyea, Gaines; Thetgsr
,3Vestfield;* George Close, Westfield:* Black
-:man ,C.Lowls, Galant DanterJenami,, Rutland, David
Stovszii4lii Won Hotel; John 'Souther. khleirrf*llotel; L.
L. Comstock, Nanvoo Hotel.* Ban). Barge, Oceola.*
Poa,Bstvio Housta.—John A. Martin, Blosshiare C.
8. Nekton. Cosington;* P. L. Clark, Covington,* M.
Bullard, Welishoro;* Icbabod Brown, WeWhom D. Ma-
To sell by the gnarl, Thomas Stone, Westfield.*
JOHN 1. DONALDSON, Clerk.
For Sit lc
1 3 ,1 1 / 0 1 4 11 _ 11 0 of WesttkW , ;A Not" large and
camModioar, arid a lor of . aboit 'one aori
land; good barn, plenty of fruit, good cistern,
sidewalks Ito. 81taation excelled by none in
town. Terms easy. J. BEACORD
Jan. 10, 1886.—.2$
ROOKS, STATIONERY, SCHOOL-
't"`.;114:1 VI 1.21 st , f
Union Black, WelPfbaro„ a,
D4.ol.lifik to the above • snipes; _hew Igoe* to am=
Aounce to the pabllc'ther. he has just °Pined; aDd
aow biers for sale at priest 20 per cent lower tbiarkurt
year. The largest stock of
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of the ikotoo, Now York mot adelptifoli, kept
now on handilueluding the work of Dickens, Scott But
war, Coopers Calks. Aeade,. Wood. Lever and others
Also, Full Setta of
BEADLE'S, DAWLEY'S AND MON
ROE'S DIME NOVELS &
• 1.- '• - SONG BOOKS - • 3
.kI4)TPSH/,',Pfit# 2A N i s,;P l 94# VNGS,
of marly.tt alsaaand Prima, embracing all the leadin
Generals, Statesman, Poeta, Journalists, Au th ors, an d
Actors of the day.
embracing over 100 different eiatifteobi, ebtob are sold Si
lln mats each, or fifty cents a dozen, catalogues. of
which may be had upon application. Re keeps con
which hold from ten to three hundred pictures. cheap
er them they tan be bought elsewhere as retail.
i • ,
zatslorge varixdrof len 7itti - ugdot ftwr. Who waYof
4 • i
35 to 25
SQUARE, OVAL, RUSTIC, SOL
DIER'S OR GLASS P/C
30 to 25
2/3 to 2i
25 to 19
40 to 34
35 to 29
30 to 25
Pai r Taltrd,
56 to 40
" $l5 to $lO
" $l5 to $O9
" $081: to $5,50
LEGAL, CAP, RILL, LETTER it
AND NOTE PAPERS,
of every description
We will sell ScLooi Beek' and Stationery to Deal
ers at 10 per cent suirsnce open city Wholesale Trade
Prices, which• is nuach better than they can do by ssnd•
ing to the City for small quantities.
YOUNG'S STATIONERY ENVEL
, OPE, , •
knew article, contains ain Stints cannons Conunsircial
Mote; e sheets food Conttnerctai Note; * shrike Ladies'
Note; CEPS Envelopes ; Envelopes 3 Fancy
Envelopes ; Lead Pep in: 1 Pen /lokter and Pan.—
No Bogus Jewelry. Potty Cents worth of Stationery
fin Twenty Pine Cents.
• A. 'Abets,' Discount to Dealers.
January 1. 1888.0.-tf.
BOOKS, JAW BOOKS,
NOVELS, YANKEE NOTIONS,
POCKET KNIVES, FANCY
WALL AND WINDOW PAPERS
over broagkt tato this equity. • Also
isitAist indt,sa sistegie
--dr - - • I. -
nilk , Lyt .0114IJOATION8
on band, and sold at PubHoban prices
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PRANGS CHROMO 'LITHOGRAPHS,
t~~ 7 ' f
llla Stock reansurpikaisidintssty hicsntry town, and
Just as cheap as can be afforded.
PAPER WAREHOUSE !
. _ ,
* N. Y.,
and PortoMc* SuMUNI".
Rstistittatiknesse to hisstrtendit for the lib
etalpatnanitipepestoslid for dor held Watt ppm calliat
iitticutsi attention for tie preisiat season to the nitab
, ltshment, which. heilun been coutpktely rencesited and
tetusidtaied, is now stored anew with such a cotubina
lion of attzactious in Literature and Art ma cannot fail
to interest the public, and which it is hoped may sup.
ply the loeiseal thihrepah ash keg* pace with
the,a4tatutetherithl the ass.
This department comprehands the most desirable col
lection of works by 'indent add =darn author', Prose
- and Poetry, Classical and Historical, Fiction and. Fact.
AB new Books received as soon as published. A Urge
stock MI SickotiLdrookis usedia city anAct . pantry Schools.
A full stook of Blank. Books of all descriptions; Tuck
Memorandums; Time Books and Diaries; School Ste
tkraery in endless variety. The Stationery department
•comprises Cap, Legal, Bill, Latter, Not!, and Billet Pa
pet of all kinds, ittivelopes, all shapes and sites, Pen
holders, Pencils, Inkstands,—and, In fact, everything
in the lino.
kartkalar idatittfon pal_ to theaskscticire of LacLiee
Stationery, a choice assortment of which le always kept.
s" 111 ' W., •
This department is thespecialty of the con - earn, and
is under the er&losai. supervision of the undersigned
who ham siren 12 yeareartention to this breach. Here
are found the entire• publications of this New York,
Boston, end Philadelphia Prose, delly,eanikwaiday, and
weekly editions; together with the principal American
arid Foreign Magazines—orders for all of which Are ax•
'cutest at publishers' prices. Minerva facilities are af•
foiled idr the execution of special order 'retro)/ be
ing received from New York twice each day. Subacrip
tions taken for any periodical published in the United
States or Europe. Subscribers on the line of the Erie
Railway (includilig from Avonete Rochester),-also on
the Tioge Railway, from Cori:Link to Somerville, can
have dailies, weeklies, monthlies, or beck numbers of
any serial delivered by my agents on the cars.
WALL PAPER AND WINDOW
A kits awl carefully selected aatortmeost embracing
the best and most desirable patterns at rations prices,
from I.oc to $1,59 per roll, leasing no excuse to Wallies
for noileettag wholesome improvements of the walls of
their houses. Borders for the same In gilt, velvet, and
satin, extra and narrow width. Am %Moat assortment
of Wendow Shades, white and buff, also green, blue, buff
and fi gured Curtain Paper, and Puttaan's approved Cur
tain Pt:tures, Fire hoard Prints, Curtain Cord, Tassels.
PICTURES AND PICTURE
Always open for inspection and sale, a gallery of tine
Oil Paintings, Steel engravings and Plena Lithographs.
A great variety of culeied Prints, illustrative of tbe
scenes, and battles of the late terrible Rebellion, ...teen
-mei brilisdunieliedartrate, foaming subiestta of Inter
est to every A meeker' Citizin. - A large and varied as
sortment coo Picture Fraanes,varions dna aad Kyles, In
thiding most magma patterns of Ovals, gilt, Raaewoed,
Walton, tc, tc..• Pictures framed to order in any desi
red style at abort notice, and on morflitivottlibf terms.
SpeCial attention is devoted to this important branch,
and it is intended at- all times to be supplied with the
latest publications of tie clam of literature. S. S. Li
braries furnished at wholesale rates, and subscriptions
taken for all kinds of Sunday School papers and Pro
cured fres of postage. Gift bookie, embossed Rae erti
Cards, Certificates of Membership, Singing Books, Gol
den Chain, Shower Censor, Chime Bell, and various
other'. Altogether a complete stock of Sunday School
This will comprise the ordinary Catalogues oared at
Music Stores, such as Tian', ()unary, larklee, Accord
cans, ITlntinas, Clariobets, fluter, Inc to., de. The
best quality of Italian and Inglish Violins, Guitar and
.Banjo Strings. Sheet Music kept constantly on hand.
All the new and popular songs and Instrumental Music
received as, soon as hunted. Teaehers iropplisss at the
anted discount. Musical Instruction Booked sIl kinds
Kink and Books mailed Pree at market prices. Also,
Agent for the most popular manufacturers of Pianos,
such as Chickerings, Boardman t Gray, Ac., and Prin
celebrated Melodeons and Harmoniums.
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None who take pleasure in preserving the thmemeeti
of their friends in the form now moat convenient end
most .Im.vogite, Mit affstd to be:without one of theta
beautiful and appropriate receptacles of Card Photo
graphs- A splendid assortment of Album*, in all styles
and prices, from 50 cts. to $2O, to stilt the test° and
ability of all.
*3. A complete stock of Mirrors of all sisesand prl.
ees . Picture Cord, Tassels, Mu*, 10 :4 Be
ar Large mod abaft Bibles, Hymn Books, Catholic
Bibles, Pfoyer Books and Catechisms.
' law Blanks, Marriage Certittaftes, Lawyer's Tape,
Seals, Gold Pens, II complete stock of Pocket Boots. L.
dies' Traveling datchele„ Toys, Chfig n ws The
sectsdllaps and Pictures, B.arirg/MIDQU Bparii3,
and Chequer men, Me. Writing Desks, Portfoi toe, Drag.
tag Cases, Ladies' Work Boxed, Baskets, Tirane
Notes, Drafts and Receipts, In Rook and ghat berm , L"
Totes and Letter Piles, Black, Blue and Canape Intr.
Gull! Pens. - Pens, Mourning Paper and Entelopec and
a theyneand and one articles too numerous to =rime
Sirßooks Bound in ►n3 style that m►y be desired
Orders by marl promptly attended to
E. B. ROBINSON ,
4 ,11 , VieeLly. • CORNING. N. 1
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EDWARD B. ROBINSON
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