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IIARVEY SICKLER, Editor.
Wednesday, Jan. 20, 1864.
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A Rising Man in the North.
"We notice that Harry Hakes of Luzerne,
County who is a member of the Legislature,
although this is first session has been honora
bly and fairly dealt with by the Speaker of
the House of Representatives and been as
signed position on five of the most import
ant Committees viz. Ways and Means Ju
diciary, Estates and Escheats on Banks
and Federal Relations. Tb sisas it ought to
be as Mr. Hakes is a man of decided talents,
as our people well Know as he has often
spoke to our people upon the issues now be
fore the American people, he will take the
place once so well filled by the late Harrison
Wright. Mr. H has fine abilities, good habits
and great industry, he is a lawyer by profes
sion and will take good care of the interests
of his Constituents, and will if needs be, lend
a helping hand to our wants generally in this
NEGRO EQUALITY Fcney makes the fol
lowing announcement through his paper at
Washington the Chronicle;
"Tears ago had a colored man presented
himself at the White House at the Presi
dent's levee, seeking an introduction to the
chief magistrate of the nation, he would have
been in all probability roughly handled for
bis impudence. Yesterday four colored men
of genteel exterior and with the manners of
gentleman, joined in the throng that crowded
the Executed Mansion, and were presented to
the President of the United States."
That is negro equality in high life! Who
can still ioDger doubt the object of this war?
In eveiry place, in civil or military life, the ab
olitionists make it a special point to push for
ward the negro and make him as prominent
as possible—in faet put him on a perfect
equality with a white man.
ACCIDENT AT RAVINE SHAFT. —On the
26th of December, Martin McAndrus, Terr
ence Coyle, John Locus with four others,
went into two of the boilers of the Ravine
Coa Company to clean them.—While they
were in, some one accidently turned the hot
water into the boilers and so scalded the per
sons above named that to-day they are all
dead. McAndrus lived 24 hours, Coyle about
27 hours, and Locus died on Tuesday night
at 12 o'clock. It has not yet beerr ascertain
ed who it was that committed this sad mis
take. The boilers are connected by a two
and a half inch pipe, and at the time the wa
ter was turned on there was 75 pounds of
•team to the square inch, so that the water
must have rushed in at a mighty speed. The
cries of the poor men were dreadful, and be
ing promptly heard by Mr David Pearce, the
Engineer, he instantly shut ofl the water,
otherwise the bodies would have been taken
out a mass of shapeless flesh. A jury of in
quest was summoned on the bodies of McAn
drus and Terrence, by Paul Bohen, Esq., and
a verdict in accordance with the facta ren
dered.— Pit let on Gazette.
Outrageous Conduct of a Ncjtro Soldier.
The last Northern news confirm the reports
which have reached us of the presence of two
regiments of Yankee negro troops, with Yan
kee officers at E'izabetfi City. We have the
best authority for saying that the treatment
of which the people of that unfortunate town
are heartrending. The negroes compel white
women of delicacy and refinement to cook
and wash for them. In one instance we have
heard of a body of those negroes entering a
private house and demanding dinner, which
they insisted it should be cooked by the lady
of the bouse.
While engaged in preparing the food for
her negro guests, the scoundrels indulged in
the moat lothaome ribaldry, one of them,
with hie foot throwing the lady's elothes over
her back and ahouldera, while the rest sent
up loud peals of laughter. These statments
are upon the authority of respectable men,
and are surley enough to stir the blood of
even those who would go back to a fellow
•hip with a nation of whites who cannot only
permit this, but encourage it.— Raleigh(N.C )
car Presentations are getting common.
The captain of a canal boat out West has just
been presented with a service— of five years
in the prenitentisry, in consideration of the
distinguished ability with which he plunder
ed a passenger, and then kicked him over
Congress and the Threatened Impeachment
of the President.
Senator Wilson has given notice of a bill
to repeal all laws of Congresi for the rendi
tion of fugitive alaves. Congress has passed
two such laws. The first in 1793, which was
signed by Washington. The second in 1850,
signed by President Filmoro. Mr. Wilson's
bill is to repeal both of these acts. But, to
accomplish bis object he must also bring in a
bill to repeal a portion of the Fourth Article
of the Constitution, which declares that such
fugitives " shall be delivered up on claim," to
their masters. While thia article of the Con
stitution 6tands, it will be the duty of al'
parties having fugitive slaves about them to
surrender the same to their masters claim,"
notwithstanding the acts of Congress should
be repealed. The duty to surrender will be
just as binding after these acts are repealed as
before. It is a matter over which Congress
has no control. It can no moro rescind the
article providing for the surrender of fugitive
slaves, than it can the one providing for the
election of President, or for vesting the legis
lative powers of the Federal Government in
the Congress. This duty, to give up fugitive
slaves to their owners, is a part of the organic
law of the land. Mr. Lincoln's proclamations
have no more effect upon it, in a legal point
of view, than a proclamation from him against
the laws of marriage would have. Any man
who obeys one of these illegal proclamations
is, in the eyes of the law, none the less a fel
on than if he had committed these crimes of
his own motion. The moment Mr, Lincoln
is left to be dealt with according to law, every
man whose slaves be has turned loose by
special order, may arrrest and punish him
for his lawless deeds, This is the law j and
should the President fail in his designs to
revolutionize and destroy the Constitutional
Government of the United States, no hand
but that of death can snatch hnn from the
penalties of the broken laws. The Constitu-
tion which made him President limits his
powers to the administration of the laws, by
Constitutional means. If the revolutionists
in CoDgress repeal every law enacted since
the establishment of the Government, there
stands the Constitution which Congress can
not repeal* That is the master of Congress,
as it is of the President, and has power to
hang the President and every member of
Congress, if they attempt to subvert or de
stroy it. The idea that the attempted se
cession of the South gives Mr Lincoln the
right to violate and destroy the Constitution
of his country, will be seriously entertrined
by aone but fools. Before he can take his
seat as Pressdent, he must take a solemn
oath to support the constitution. That oath
has no exceptions. It i 6 just as binding in
war as in peace. It provide* for war as well
as peace. The President has no more right
to break it in times of peace. He just as
much deserves impeachment for violating the
Constitution in war, as he would for violating
it in peace. This is pla>n enough to all who
have not lost their wits by fanaticim, or
some other wickedness and folly. It would
unboubtedly subserve the cause of our coun
try, of Constitutional liberty, if some brave
and patriotic member of the present Con
giess would file articles of impeachment
against Mr. Lincoln, and put the revolution
ists of the stripe of Senator Wilson to their
wit's ends to defend him, or forcj th em to
mortifying retreat behind a gag resolution
to shut off all debate upon the matter
This would be forcing from their own
mouths a confession of the truth of the
charges brought in the article? of impeach
ment. For n<> President would shrink from i
the full and free investigation of such grave
charges, if he were conscious that he had the
law and right on his side. To shrink, under
such circumstances, would be a confession of
guilt. Any attempt to persecute the member
who should matter to the attention
of Congress, regarded, by the pub
lie opinion of thWworld, as a confession o
judgment by the party accused. It is ru r
mured that one of the ablest legal minds in
the United States, a man whose patriotism
will be questioned by no one who is not
himself a traitor, is already engaged on arti
cles of impeachment. It is not of course, sup
po6e that anything but a partizan verdict can
be obtained from the present C mgress, but
the trial would bring out the dark catalogue
of usurpations and crimes to the notice and
knowle ige of the people, in a shape easily
comprehended, and would aid very much in
fixing and deepening the public conviction
that the President has no Constitutional fright
to employ an army, even against a recrean 1
State, for any other purpose than to aid the
civil authorities in enforcing the laws of the
Union. Any other result would not be a ro s
toration of the Union. To conquer, to sub
jugate, to wipe out one third of the States,
•o far from saving the Union, would be pre
cisely to destroy the Union. And it would
Be a destruction a thousand tine worse
than secession, because it would not only
destroy one third of the States, it would de
stcoy the Federal Government itself, and sub
stitute a State-snn'h Hating, colony-holding
despotism in its place.
Let Congress be set to discussing the crime
of the President in these schemes, involving
the destruction of the Constitution and the
overthrow of the Federal Government, as a
matter of far greater importanc to our coun
try than another session spent in legislating
for the benefit of negroes The old Guard.
THC GWIN FJUCD.—Gwin's offence in the
treasury is said to be a diversion of seventy
thousand dollars of public money from 11n
payment of presses and materials purchased
for his bureau into his own pocket. The de
tectives have traced paper and ink from the
banknote printing department, in which he
and another were principal employees, direct
ly to a counterfeiting establishment in New
Jersey. There was produced the flood. f
fraudulent postage currency that exercised
lite Pejirtcent lut rammer
Revelations of Splrltu illtm iu a Dream.
Who waa the firat Abolitionists? The
What did he wish to abolish? Peace and
Where did he make his first attempt? In
Who were his aids? Fallen spirits.
What waa the effect? War.
What kind of war? Fratricidal war.
What waa the aim? Usurpation of power.
How to be attained? By a proclamation
What was the result! The usurpers were
overpowered and driven out.
Where to? To Hell.
Did they ever establish a similar paru?
Where? On ea^th.
What division? The Western Hemisphere.
What part? The Northern.
What is it denominated? United States
Who were the agents? Wm Lloyd Garri
son, Wendell Phillips, and the Devil, with
What proves the Devil in it? By promises
of great good, but yield greater evil.
Were these pious men? Anything but
Do they act with pious men? Never with
the truly pious.
Do pious men act with them? A kind of
What did these men formerly call the cler
gy? Wolves iu sheep's clothing.
How did they succeed with the clergy?—
By cloaking their infidelity.
Any other way? Yes : by influencing the
laity thro' popularity.
Wa3 there any other method? Yes : favor
ing largo salaries.
How do such generally preach? To please
Do they all believe in the Bible? They re
sist stubborn facte.'
What are some of them? Bible view of
slavery by Bishop Hopkins.
Any other? Yes: St. Paul's commendation
of the "Bereans."
What was that? In searching the Scrip
tures daily to see if these things were so.
Do they object to what Paul did? Yes, in
Wherein? In his returning ODesimus to
What is the effect in Church and State?
Discord, division, disu n >n.
What was the result? War.
What kind of war? Fratricidal war.
now will it terminate? The LORD only
What difference is there between the agita
tors of the above war? Just the difference
that was between the two sides of Sambo's
What was that difference? Sambo said
be elephant, from he nose to he tale, all on
one side, he brack." When asked what color
the other side was~' ; Oh," said Sambo, "tod
er side brack too 1" MORPHEUS.
We have always believed that at least a
portion of the republican party—the honest
laboring men, were sincere in their opinions.
If so, how can they longer adhere to the
party in power. They were first old line
Whigs believing in common with the
democratic party, that the States were all
equal, and that each State was sovereign, and
had a perfect right under the Constitution to
control its own institutions. They believed
in nationality and not in sectionalism. They
were opposed to the treasonable doctrines of
Abolitionism. But their leaders have drift
ed over to a full communion with the aboli
tion faction. Can you go with them? Thev
have deceived you. They promised that
they did not mean to interfere with the in
stitutions of States. They promised that
their principles would lead to no disaster, that
they would preserve peace, reduce our expen
ditures, ensure economy and honesty, and
bless the country. Take now the thieving,
the taxes, the monstrous and increasing debt
and all the ruin that is upon us, and see how
they have falsified every promise. They can
not claim that they could not have prevented
it. The power was in their hands, and when
they conld have compromised it, they would
not. They were determined to revolutioinze
and free the the niggers Then conies coloni
zation or amalgamation and equality in addi*
tion to all the ruin already up n us Turn
back and take a careful review of what they
promised four years ago, and see where they
are now. Can any seusibie man go with
Bogus Union Conventions Down South.
—lt makes honest Union men indignant when
they road the resolutions of the Conventions
in Louisiana and Florida which are sought
to be passed ofi as expressions of revived
Southern loyalty. The faet of the nigger be
ing allowed to sit on terms of perfect equali
ty with the white mar. in there gatherings
is in itself sufficient to expose their real char
acter. They are made up not of Southern
men, but of the cormorants who follow in the
wake of our atmies, and seek by thus impos
ing on the administration and the country to
postpone or defeat all genuine expresions of
defeat all genuine expressions of Southern
feeling, and to maintain themselves in the
possession of their ill gotten gains. As long
as such men have the upper hand the loyal
sentiment of the recovered States will not
care to manifest itself.
fryilenrv Ward Beecheraaid at a recent
Abolition powwow in Philadelphia : "All
the signs of tho times indicate that God is
now in earnest, and determined to enmnci
oate the slaves." A Western editor is fore
el t. the conclusion that Mr. Beecher's deity
had previously, like Old Abe, been addicted
te Joking on tb# vahjtot
The Chauge of Bate.
The Journal °f Commerce discusses the
political change of base ao adroitly effected by
the Administration. In the beginning, the
war waa prosecuted fur restoring the Union,
and each means employed aa would moat
surely tend to that result. Then came a
change of measure, the adoption of a radical
policy, without an avowed change of purpose.
The Union waa still to be restored, and that
alone was the object sought. But the new
policy was found not to tend that way. So
came a change of purpose. We quote:
" And the reason for this change is only
too plain. The President made great pro
fessions of conservatism for a year or two>
and was doubtless honest in thetn. He was
slowly led into adopting the Abolition wea
pons which he had ridiculed and rejectd.
He issued the bull against the comet. He
found,as he had once believed, but forgotten
that the comet,to wit. the rebellion—was not
harmed by the bull. His advisers never be.
lieved that it would be. The next step
then, was to make the bull effective apainst
something; and by a very easy process, in
stead of changing weapons for the sake of in
juring the rebellion, the Administration
changed the object of the war for the sake of
making use of a pet weapon. * * * * *
~All this explains the melancholy exhibi
tion made in the President's Message and
Proclamation. The only vision of a restored
Union here given us is after the adoption by
the people of the South of the Abolition d"g
mas, and that so through an adoption that
they must take it into their bosoms and sol
emnly swear in the presence of Almighty
God that they love and cherish it and will
support it heartily
Has any one seen a sensible man who ex
presses h'pe of a termination of the war
through this plan ! Has any one heard an
intehlient Republican or Democrat say, ' now
I can see the end ?" Not one. We hear
men say, ' This settles the doom of slavery;"
but was that what we began the war for ?
Is that what we are now supporting it for ?
"But," says some one hesitatingly, ''but
when slavery is destroyed the rebellion will
collapse." Friend, that notion is played <<ut
long ago. There is not a boy in the land
that does not know its folly and the Aboli
tionists, having driven the people into sup
porting their measures by telling them this
falsehood; have dropped it now for some
months. The end of rebellion, and the end
of slavery are two distincts add totally dis
rar General Mc Clellan on the 7th, July
1862, addressed a letter to the President,
wherein he gives hitn the following good ad'
vice. If the President had heeded it how
much better would be the condition of ihe
country today! It is not surprising that
the general was superseded by General Burn
side, as he would not be made the tool of the
administration to do its unholy wtk. He
was not friendly to the abolition programme,
hence his decapitation.
"The time has come when the Govern
ment must determine upon a civil and miliia
rv policy covering the whole ground of our
national trouble. The responsibility of
determining, declaring, and supporting such
civil and military policy, and of directing the
whole course of national affairs in regard to
the Rebellion, must now be assumed and ex
ercised by you, or out cause will be l<st.
The Constitution gives you power sufficient
even for the present terrible exigency, This
Rebellion has assumed the character of war;
as such it should be regarded, and it should
bo conducted upon the highest principles
known to Christian civilization. It should
not be a war looking to the subjugation of
people of any State in any event. It should
not be at all a war upon population, but
against armed forces and political organiza
tion. Neither confiscation or property, po
litical of persons, territorial or
panizations of States, or forcible abolition of
Slavery, should be contemplated for a uio
Gov. Seymour 011 National AfTiira.
The Legislature of the State of New York
assembled on Tuesday of last week. Gov.—
Seymour's annual message was road. After
refeiing to State topics, he devotes a portion
of his message to the consideration of tnilita
ry matters in connection with the draft, <fcc.
and then discusses national affairs at lergth,
and closes as follows ;
But one course will save us from nation
al ruin. We must adhere to the solemn
pledges made by our Government at the out
set of the war. We must seek to restore
the Union and uphold the Constitution. To
this end, while we put forth every exertion
to beat down armed rebellion, we must use
every influence of wise statesmanship to
to bring back the States who now reject their
constitutional obligations. We must put
forth every honorable inducement (o the peo
ple of the South to assume again the rights
and duties of American citizenship. We
have reached that point in the progress of the
war for which all have struggled: We now
stand before the world a great and successful
military power, Wise statesmanship can
now bring this war toa cloe upon the terms
solemnly avowed at the outset. Good faith
to tho public creditors, to all classes of citi
zens and to the world, demands that this
should.be done. The triumphs won by our
soldiers should be followed up and cured by
the peace marking policy of the statesman i r i
the cabinet. In no other way can we save
the Union "
Greenbacks are printed at the rate of five
millions a day, with the signatures ind num
bers all engraved, o that no signing nor nun>.
hiring ii required by anybody. They are
limply packed np in bundles, as they fall
from the priuting press, as ao many shingle#
would be beond nd lent off tt mukef.
Plalu Questions for Home Consumptlou,
Have you ever known a Democrat to jus
tify a.violation of the Constitution ?
Have you ever known a Stamp Act enacted
under a Democratic Administration?
Have you ever known a Democratic Preai
dent to suapeud the writ of habeua corpual
Have you ever known a Conscription Law
to be passed by a Democratic Adaiintstra
Have you ever known a Democrats Ad
ministration to form a new State in violation
of the plain provisions of the Constitution ?
Have you ever known a time, except the
present, when a citizen could be incarcerated
in a dungeon without authority of law ?
Have you ever known a Democratic Ad
ministration to compel the people of a State
or the District of Columba to sell their prop
erty whether willing or not ?
Have you ever known anv Administration
except Abraham's to create a national debt
of 000,000.000 in the short period of three
Have you ever known a time under a Dem
ocratic Administration when a day's labor
would purchas only two poundse of coffee?
Have you ever known citizens to be sent
into banishment and exile under Democratic
Have you ever known a time under Dem
ocratic tule when the greatest crimes and
outrages have been commited by our rulers
under a plea of '"military necessity "or "rea
Have you, before this, known a time when
the military was made superior to the riva
Have you ever known a Democratic Ad
ministration to tax the people of the whole
country to buy the negroes of the Border
Have you over known a Democratic Ad
ministration to ipm ie tie rights of gtates?
Have you ever known an Administration in
opposition to the Democracy to leave the aft
aira of the country in as tiuurshing a condi
tion as it found them ?
How They Do It
A letter from the Fir-l New Jersy Brigade,
army of the Potomac, says that last October
a private in the 4th N. J. volunteers, named
John Gallegar, was execuid*. A few days
ago an order came *rom the War Department
reviewing the sentence of the court martial,
and stating "that sentence of death would be
returned to duty in his regiment." How
very kind in Mi. Stanton to order the cold
corpse of one of bis unfortunates back to his
regiment! IJow well it speaks, too, for the
admirable military regulation which first
makes sure of punishment and inquires about
,he necessity afterwards. —Johnstown Demo
This is only one of the stupid blunders
committed in the War Department. Poor
Gallager was only a private' and of course a
private has no feeling and must be strung up
like a dog, to gratify the whim of some arbi
tary officer. After a lapse of over three
months, the War Department discovers that
Gallegsr is innocent, orders hiru to return to
hi 6 regiment; but it was too late. The bone
of poor Gallager, the private, are mouldering
in the grave. Had Gallager been a negro
the heart of Ab ditionism wouli have been
stirred to its utmost, but being one of the
"poor white trash" hie fate scarcely elicits a
passing remark from the pr ssea ot the
loyal" opposition —Danville Intellige cer
Bogus Union Conventions Dowu Sooth.
It makes honest Linion men indignant
when they read the resolutions of the Con
ventions inLonistana and Florida which are
sought to he passed off as, expressions of
revived Southern loyalty.The fact of the nig
ger being allowed to si' on terms of perfect
equality with th-> white man in these gather
ings is in itself sufficient to expose their
real character. They are not made of South
ern men, but of the cormrants who follow in
the wake of our armies, and seek by thus
imposing on the administration and the
country to postpone or defeat all genuine ex
pressionß of Southern feeling, and to main
tain themselves in the posession of their ill -
gotfpn gains. As long as such men have the
upper hand the loyal sentiment of the recov
ered States will not care to manifest itself.
A Monument of Grave-yarda.
The Ahministration hag successfully es
tablished a United States grave yard at
Chatanoga. There is one thing in wh'ch the
Republican partv ha anhievep gceat excel
lence. It is an excellent grave digger. Tts
grave-yards in the South will be everlasting
monuments of its skill in that line. Anb
then, in filling those eiaves, it has not had to
borrow subjects. It-has proudly drawn upon
our own vast resources, and therefore, it
boasts-that the grave yards it has, with so
much eclat, established in the South, are well
filled with the bodies of our own northern
people They are our sons, our fathers, our
brothers, our ne'ghbors and kidred, who
"Where the foe and the stranger shall tread o'er
And there their bones will lie, objects of
loathing and scorn to that people. Cheer
ful thought to those northern familfes, whose
dead have peen generously buried by the be
nevolent Republican party. The everlasting
monument of this party shall be its grave
yard —Day Book.
THE WAY TO A PEMANKNT PEACE The
Abolitionist* hare been nearly three years in
predicting that the adoption of certain mess,
ures would bring the rebellion to a spetdv
close, but like all the other predictions of
that party they have utterly failed. We now
make one that will as surley bring it to a
lose as they act upon it. Jt is this: let
every Abolition office holder from the Presi
dent down to the one in the humblest position
reign the aflflira of the government into the
hands of statesmen who do not hjte one sec
tion of the country more than they like Union.
Let them try it once. It will ensure a per
manent lasting pesos
LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Wanted, on subscription, at VhTa offlce7
Whsat, Corn, Rye, Oats, Buckwheat aad grain of all
kinds. Also, corn in the sar, bay, atraw, good winter
npples, potatoes, butter, lard, cheeae and piedaoe #f
most all kinds. Money never refused.
Agent for the Democrat— AHlßA GAT, Bsq
has consented to act as oar Agent in receiving and
receipting subscriptions for the North Branch Dea.
ocrat. All atonic* paid him either on eabecriptio Q
or for advertising will be duly accounted for to<j
credited the same ae if paid to us.
The Mails—have been very math interupUd
for the past day or two, by accident on the R. &,
and the late storm.
R, R. Collision.—We learn that a collision oo
curred on the Del Lack, and W. R. R- which resulted
in the death of two persons and aerioos Injury to
several others, no passengeri were seriously injured,
Donation Visit.— The friends of the Rev A.
0. Warren will pay him a donation Hank lo
gon's Hall, ir Mesuoppen on Friday afternoon acp
even.J"* A cordial invitation is ex
tended to alt.
Donation VLit.-Th.* of lh * Wm
Compton will give him a donation * St hie house*
in Falls on Thursday the 2Sth iost, aftefnoon and
evening—ail are invited to attend.
Runaway Extraordinary.-The horns of 2d
gar Sampson, a fine spirited animal, one day last
week took fright at his residence a mile below this
place, while being driven down the tow path into the
canal and getting away from him, started on the
ice at full speed up the river la the led of the canal.
He dashed by this place at a "horse-race speed "
and never ceased running until he arrived at Mr.
Vosburgs some 5J miles from his starting place.—
When tonnd, the cutter to which he was attached
was all right. The Horse as might be expected,had
given himself a good sweat.
A Sad and Fatal Accident.— Mr. B. B.
Harding of E.ton Township in this County, while
out bunting on Thursday last, accidentally shot him
self. He left home in the morning, accompanied
only by his dog. which returned about the middle ef
the day. No apprehensions were felt as two his
safety, Uatil night as it was supposed be had gone to
town- Early the next morning, .his Brother, Capt.
James B. Harding—and several of his neighbors
went in search of him, and by the snow upon the
ground, were enabled to trace his course to the brow
ot the hill near therier above Tagues Eddy. A
short distance down the declivity towards the river
they found his lifeless remains. The gnn which he
had, was loaded with back and fine shot, and had
been discharged from behind, —the whole charge en
tering the small of the back, bresk'ng the spine
and severing the iliac or main artery, there
fore causing almost immediate death. The head
was lying upon the right arm. in the hand of which
was found, tightly grasped a sprig of Evergreen-lau
rel—au expressive symbol, for one of the Masonic
or ler, of which Fraternity, be was a most devoted
henered and "worthy Brother" Whether grasped
unconscioosly in the agonies of death ; or, with a
full sense of its significance in that last death strug
gle, none but the All-seeing, All-wise Supreme Archi
tect and Ruler of the Universe can know.
•An Inquest was held by the Coroner and the facts
as above stated, elicited Thr supposition is that in
descending the mountain be slipped and fell, drag
ging hie gun behind him, which catching upon the
ground or a twig, was discharged while he was ly
The funeral sermon was preached on sabbath last
at the Brick Church in Eaton, by the Rev Wm-
Frear The remains were taken thence and deposited
in the old Jenkins Burial ground with the solemn
*nd impress rites of the Order to which he had en
deared himself by his virtues; and by which his
memory will long be held in Fraternal and affection
MARCT -In Nicholson, on the 14th inst I>IRRT
s> n of Hiram and R&chael Marcy, aged, 9 years, 2
months and 17 days.
Pet, as he was familliarly called, waa an unusu
ally interesting lad for on* or hia age, and pos
sessed those attributes of a character which gar®
promise, had he hv, d, of his growing to manhood,
to rank among our most worthy and useful men.
He was admired by his school mates, for hia amia
ble and sportive disposition j and hia love for edu
cation, in which Le was making rapid progreu
when prostrated by the disease, hich in thirty
hours terminated in his death.
The day before he was taken sick he became nnns
ually interested in the foUowmg, which be found
in his sanday school book ; and questioned hit pa
rents very many times concerning it, so many; that
they thought it strange at the timo ; and have
atnce hia death, viewed it paitially as an omea
"He dreamed that he saw a ladder which stood up
on the earth, and the top of it reached to Heaven
and the angels of God ascended and desoended
He is the one that God has chosen
To his heavenly borne above,
An d his soul has gene Beavenward,
To receive a Savior's love.
He was a parent's ea-thly joy;
Hard it seemed to part with hi®,
But his body now lies buried,
And he is free from pain and sin.
Brothers, Sisters who loved him dear
Will often miss him home ;
But he is mnch happier now,
dV hy should they for him monrn ?
When God cometh we know not,
On this earth to take away;
Therefore be prepared to meet hi®
For we cannot always stay,
Information Wanted of Michael Costelo
Who left his father's house on the 9th of December.
He is 21 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches In heighth,
and had en when he left, a suit of oldish grey,
clothes, oat and all, and is rather fleshy in the faoe
He is uejanged.
Ar.y information in regard to him, will be thank
fnl'iy received by his father, who will pay all neces
Any letters or information in relation to him,
should be addressed to WII. MORGAS, esq, or to th
undersigned, at lv'ysox Poet-Office, Bradford Coun
ty, Pa, and they will receive prompt attention.
PA TRICK COSTLKO.
Wyeox, Jan. 4 1864.
0 YES ! O YES !
The subscriber announces to all whom it may con
cern, that he has t kau out a license as Auctioneer
for Wyoming County and that he is ready to serve
the public in that capacity whenever called upon,
ether in person or by letter-
The law now requires a lioease, aa l all who vie
late the law must be prepared to pay the penalty.
Clinton Cernsrs Wv'c Oc , pa, 19 1964-