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fflk Blortli branch Democrat.
XJZ AHVEY proprietor.]
ftoji franc]) Democrat.
BV HABVEY SICW^
Terma— 1 copy I year, (in advance) $1.50. If
not pain within aix months, $2.00 will be charged
10 tin ts or till!
let*, make three) four f Iwo i/.hree j tix (one
one tyuci'-e weeks weeks'mo'ft* mo'th monthly ear
1 Square I.OOt 1,25! 2,25 2,87) 3,00j 5.00
2 do. 2,00 2.50 3.25 350 4.50) 6.00
3 do. 3,00 3,75 4,75; 5.50 7,00 9.00
i Column. 4.00; 4,505 6.50) 8,00) 10.00 15 00
do. 6,00) 7,00] 10,00; 12.00; 17,00 25.00
do. S. 00! 9,50) 14.00 19,001 25.00) 35.00
1 do. 10,00] 12,00! 17,00] 22.00] 28,00 s 40,00
Business Cards of one square, with paper, $5.
-of all kinds neatly executed, and at prices to rait
BACON STANP.-NICIIOISOII, P*. c L
Jacksox, Proprietor. fvln49tf]
GEO. fc. TUTTOS, ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Tunkhannock, Pa. Office in Stark's Brick
Block, Tioga street.
UFM. M. PIATT. ATTORNEY AT LAW. Of
*V > fice in Stark's Brick Block, Tioga. St., Tunl
RR.AB, W, LITTI.E ATTORNEY'S AT.
LAW, Office on Tioga street, Tunkhannock
JV. SMITH, At. T), PIIYMCIAN 4 SUROEON,
• Office on Bridge Street, next door to the Denio
erat Office, Tnnkhannock, Pa.
HS. COOPER. PHYSICIAN 4 SPKOEON
• Newton Centre, Luzerne County Pa.
1> K. J. C BKC KKILCO.,
PHYSICIANS 4 SURGEONS,
"Would respectfully announce to the -iiz-n*o r Wy
tning that they have located nt Tunkhannock wher
hey will |iromf-ly attend to nil culls in the line of
neir profession. M>y be found at hit Drug Stiro
vb" professionally alweut.
JM. CAREY, M. D.— (Oradnate of the 3
• M. Institute, Cincinnati) would respectfully
announce to the citizens of Wyoming and Luzerne
Counties, that he c >ntinues his regular practice in the
various departments of his profession. May t>e found
at his office or reeidenee, when not professionally ab
Particular attention given to the treatment
entremoreland, Wyoming Co. Pa.—v2n2
LATE AMERICAN HOUSE.
TUN KHAN NOCK, WYOMING CO., PA.
THIS establishment hog recently been refitted and
famished in the latest style Every attention
will be given to th" comfort and convenience of those
who patronize the Houe.
T B. WALL, Owner anl Proprietor.
Tunkhannock, September 11, 1861.
WYOMING COUNTY, I'ENNA.
JOHN MAVNARD, Proprietor.
H AVISO taken the Hotel, in the Borough of
Tunkhanncck, recently occuf4ed by Kiley
Warner,"the proprietor respectfully solicits a share of
public patronage. The House has been thoroughly
repaired, and the comforts and accomodations of a
first class Hotel, will bo found by all who may favor
t with their custom. September 11, 1861.
NORTH BRANCH HOTEL,
MESIIOPPEN, WYOMING COUNTY, PA
Wm. H. COKTRIGHT, Prop'r
HAVING resumed the proprietorship of the above
Hotel, the undersigned will spare no effort to
reader the house an agreeable place ol sojourn for
all who may favor it with their custom
Win. H. CCKTRIHHT. .
Jane. 3rd, 1863
D. B. BART LET,
[Late of the BBRAINARD HOUSE, ELMIRA, N. Y J
The MEANS HOTEL, i oneoftne LARGEST
and BEST ARRANGED Houses in the country— It
is fitted up in the most modern and improved style,
and no pains are spared to make it a pleasant and
agreeable stopping-place for all, *
v 3. n2l, ly
M OILMAN. ha* permanently located in Tunk
• hannock Borough, and respectfully tenders his
professional service* to the citiiens of this place and
urrounding country. i i , ,
ALL WORK WARRANTED, TO GIVE SATIS
IIT Office over Tattoo's Law Office, near th i Pos
eSaflA* 3 L
TONE Mammas OP BOTH
he usual routine and irregular: expensive modes of
roatment without anccess, eomd leis iLhis sacred dn
yto oomrnwlcate jo bis afflicted fellow creatures
-IT/" ° f . Care -, Hcnc ®. receipt of an ad
dressed envelope be will send (free) a copy of the
Wription wed. Direct to Dr Jean M. I
ftFeet BrcokJys Yrrk. v 2a241v
SCHEDUI.E OF STAMP DUTIES.
Revised February I, 186 4, ,
Acknowledgment of Deeds or other in -
struments, made before a justice, no
tary, or other qualified officer, exempt.
Affidavit, 5 C ts.
Agreement or Appraisemen',(for each
sheet or piece of paper on which the
■ame is written, scts.
Assignment or Transfer of Mortgage,
Lease, or policy of Insurance, is sub
ject to the same duty as the original
Assignment, ordinary, as of Bond, with
out guaranty, exempt
Assignment of Patent Ri.-ht 5 ets.
Bank Check*, Drafts, Orders, Ac., at
siclit, or on ditnand, for all sums of
money exceeding S2O 2cts.
Bills of Exchange,. (Foreign) drawn in
hut payable out of, the United Slates
each b'll, of Ket of' three or more,
mut be s'atnped.
For every bill of each set, where the
sum made payable does not exceed
one hundred and fifty dollars, or the
equivalent thereof in any foreign
currency in which such bill* may be
expressed, according to the standard
of value fixed by the United S'ate*, 3cts.
Above one hundred and fifty dollars,
and nt üb>ve two hundred and
fifty dollars, 5 cts-
Above two hundred and fiiiy dollars,
and not above five hundred dollars,. lOcts.
AhoVr fiVe hundred dollars, ami not
above one tn <u*aod dollars, 15c:*.
Above one thou-aml dollars, a.id tint
above one thousand five hundred
dollars, . Octs
Above one tlnai-and five hundred doll
ars, and not above two thousand
two I undied and fifty dollars ROcts.
Ah Vet wo thousand two hundred and
fit >" dollars, and not above three
thousand five hundred dollars, 50cts.
Above three thousand five hundred
dollars, and not above five thou
sand dollars, 70 ts.
Above five thousand d<!'ars, and not
: bove seven thousand five hundred
And for every iwo ttious.ind five hun
dred dollars, or uart thereof in ex
ce> of seven thousand five hundred
(Foreign.)whether drawn in or out of
the United States.(it drawn
or in duplicate.) pav the same rates
of duty as inland Bit's of Exchange.
(The acceptor or acceptors of any
Bill ot Exchange, or order for the
payment of any sum of money drawn
or purporting to be drawn, in any
foreign country, but payable in the
United States, must, before paying
or accepting the same, place there
upon a stamp indicating the dutv
See Section 101, Act of July Ist,
Bdls ot Exchan e(loland, draft or or
der, exceeding S2O, payable other
wise than at sight or on demand,
and any promissory note (except
deposit notes to mutual insurance
companies,) whether payable on de
mand or at any time not excieding
33 days, grace included, from date
or-6ight, f>.r every two hundred dol
lars or fractional part thereof, let-
Bills of Exchange exceeding 33 days,
and exceeding 63 days, as aforesaid, 2cts.
BilU-of Exchange exceeding 63 days,
and not exceeding 93 days, as afore
said, ! 3 cts
Bill?of Exchange exceeding 93 days,
and not exceeding four months and
three days as aforesaid 4 cts
Bills of Exchange exceeding four
months, and not exc.eding six
months and three days, as afore
said, 6 cts.
Bills of Exchange exceeding six months
and three days, lOcts.
(We warrant of attorney to confess
judgment on a note or a bond is ex
empt from stamp duty, if the note
or bond is properly s'ani|ied )
B'lls of Lading of vessels for ports of
the United Stctes or British North
America exein pt.
Bills of Lading, or receipt for goods to
any foreign part, lOcts.
Bill of 6ale of any vessel, or part there
of when the consideration shall not
exceed SSOO, 25cts.
Bill of sale exceeding SSOO and not
exceeding SIOOO, 50cts.
Bill of sale exceeding SI,OOO, for each
1.000 or fractional part thereof,.... 50cts.
Bill of sale of personal property, (other
than 6hip or vessel,) 5 c t*.
Bond, personal, for the payment of
money. (See Mortgage.)
Bond, official, 50ct.
B<>n<l, for deed or conveyance or land.. 25ct6.
Bonds—County, city, town bonds,
railroad and other corporation bonds
and scrip, are subject to stamp duty.
(See Mortgage )
Bonds of any description, other than
snch as are required in legal pro
ceedings, and snch ss are not other
wise charged in this Schedule 25cts..
"TO BPEAK HIS THOUGHTS IS EVERY FREEMAN'S RIGHT."-Thomaa Jefferson,
TUNKHANNOCK, PA., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 1864. ,
dopnsit in bunk, sum
not exceeding SIOO, 2ots.
Certificate of deposit in bank, sum ex
ceeding SIOO, scts.
Certificate of stuck in an incorporated
company, .. 25(-ts.
Certificate of profitn in an incorporated
company, for a sum n-t lesa than
ten dollars, nor exceeding fifty doll-
Certificate of profits in an incorpor
ated company, for a sum exceeding
fifty dollars 25cts.
Certificate general, scts.
Certificate of record, upon the instru
ment recorded, exempt.
Certificate of record upon the bank,.exempt.
Certificate of weight or measurement
of animals, coal, wood or other ar
Certificate of ownership of burial lot, scts
Certifica eof qualification of a Jus
tice .f the Peace, Commissioner of
Deeds, or Notary Public scts
Certificate ot earch of records, scts.
Certificate that certain papers are on
Certificate that ceitain papers cannot
b found 5 0 ts.
Cernticate of the sale of land for
Certificate ot redemption f land sold
fur tax< sct*.
Ce lificate of birth, marriage and death
(when required by State law.) Sets
Certificate of qualification of school
teachers (when required by S<ate
' aw ') 6ets.
Certified Transcripts of judgment,
satisfaction of judgment, and of all
papers recorded and ol papeis on
fach, s C t§.
|N. B —As a general rule, every certi
ficate which has, or may have, a
legal value in any court of law or
equity, will require a stamp duty
ot 5 cis j
Charter P.rty, or letter memorandum,
or other writing between the cap
tain, owner, >r agent of any ship,
vessel, or ateamer, and any other
person relating to the charter of the
same, if the registered tonnage of
said ship, vessel, or steamer doea
no- exceed 150 tuns, $1 00
Charter party exceeding 150 tuns, and
not exceeding 300 tuns, S3OO
Charter party exceeding 300 tuns, and
not exceeding 600 tuns, $5 00
Charter party exceeding GOO tuns,... .$lO 00
Contract. (See Agreement.)
Contract, Brokers, lOcts.
Conveyance, deed instrument or writ
ing, whereby lands, tenements or
other reality sold, shall be conveyed,
the actual value of which exceeds
SIOO, and does not exceo $500,... 50cts.
Conveyance exceeding SSOO, and not
exceeding SI.OOO, $1 00
Conveyance exceeding SI,OOO, and not
exceeding $2500, $2 00
Conveyance exceeding 2,500, and not
exceeding $5.000, §5 00
Conveyance exceeding $5,000, and not
exceeding SIO,OOO $lO 00
Conveyance exceeding SIO,OOO, and
not exceeding $20,000, S2O 00
For every additional SIO,OOO, or frac
tional part thereof in excess of S2O,
000, ac'ual value, $20,00
D spatch Telegraphic— Any dispatch
or message, the charge for which,
for the first ten words, does not ex
ceed twenty cents, let.
Dispatch, Telegraphic.—Exceeding 20
cents, [N. B.—Messages transmitted
by Telegraph and Railroad compa
nies over their own wires, on their
own business for which they receive
no pay, do not require stamps.]
Eu'ry of any goods, wares or merchan
dies at any Custom House, cither
for consumption or warehousing, not
exceeding SIOO in value, 25cts.
Entry exceeding SIOO, and not ex
ceeding SSOO in value 50cts.
Entry exceeding SSOO in value, $1 00
Entry fur the withdrawal of any goods
or nierchandie from bonded ware
Insurance (Marine, Inland, or Fire)
where the cjnsideration paid for
the insurance, in cash, premium
notes, or both exceeds $lO 25cts.
Insurance (Marine, Inland, or Fire)
where such consideration does not
exceed $lO, "• •• • lOcts.
Insurance (Lile)when the amount in
sured shall not exceed SI.OOO, 25cts.
Insurance (Life)exceeding SI,OOO, ard
and not exceeding $5,000, 50ets.
Insurance (Life] exceeding $5,000,.. .$1 00
Lease of lands or tenements, if for a
time not exceeding three years, 50cts.
Lease of lands or tenements, if for a
time exceeding three years, $1 OOJ
[N- B —Lease of roal and iron lauds,
sulject to duty under head of "con
Per|tuul Lease, subject to stamp
duty under head of "Conveyance"
—the stamp duty to he measured
by n-solving the anual rental into
a capital turn.
Clause of guarranty of payment of
rent incorporated or indorsed, 5 ct.
Manifest for Cuetom- House entry or
clearance of tho cargo of any ship,
vessel, or steamer for a foreign port,
if the registered tunnage of such
ship, vessel, or steamer does not ex
ceed 300 tuns, SIOO
Manifest exceeding 300 tuns, and not
exceeding 600 tuns 3 00
Manifest exceeding 600 tuns, 5 00
Mortgage, trust deed, bill of sale, or
personal bond for the payment of
money, for every S2OO, or fractional
part thereof, 10 cts.
(N. B.— Each and every bond or note
secured by a chattlour real estate
mortgage, having paid a stamp duty
of ten cents on every sum of S2OO
or any fractional part thereof, of the
am >unt thereoy bound, or promised
to be paid, no stamp duty is requir
ed upon the mortgage securing the
Pawner's Cheeks, scts.
Pension P.:p rs.—P-.wers of attorney
and all other (tapers relating to appli
cations for bounties, arrearages of
pay, or pensions, or to rectipt
Passage Tieket from the United States
to a foreign port, costing not more
than 30, 50cts.
Passa e Ticket from the United
States to a foreign port, costing
more than S3O, $1 00
Power of Attorney to sell or tarnsfer
6tock. or collect dividends thereon,. 25cis.
Power of Attorm-y to vote at elect
ion >f an incorporated company.... lOcts.
Power of Attorney to receive or Col
lect rents 25cts.
Power of Ait -ritay general, $1 00
(Powers of Attorney, and other in
struments, executed in foreign coun
tries. to be used in the United
States, are subject to the same
rates of duty as those executed in
the United States. The stamp
mu-t be affixed and cmcelled by
the party using the same.]
Probate of Will, or Letters of Admin
istration, where the value of both
teal and personal estate does nut
exceed $2,500, 50ets
Probate ol Will, or Letters of Admin
istration—vatue exceeding $2 500
and not exceeding $5,000, $1 00
Probate of Will, and Letters of Admin
istration—value exceed in • $5,000,
and not exceeding S2O 000, 2 00
Probate of Will, and L;llrs of A I
ministration—value exceeding S2O,
000, and not exceeding 50,000,. ... 5 00
Pr .bate of Will, or Letters of adinm
istration—value exceeding 20,000,
and not exceeding 100,000, 10 00
Probate of Will, or Letters of Admin
istration— va'ue exceeding 100,000,
and not exceeding 150,000, 20 00
Probate of Will, or Letters of Admin
istration—for every additional 50,
000, or fractional part thereof, in
excess of 150,000, 20 00
Probate bonds of Executots, Admin
istrators, Trustees, and Guardians
are each subject to a stamp duty of, 50 cts.
Probate Letters of appointment exempt.
Probate Certificate of appointment,.. 5 cts.
Protest upon note, bill of exchange,
cherk, draft, Ac., 25 cts.
Promissory note, or memorandum
checa, receipt, or other written or
printed evidence of an amount of
money to be paid on demand, or at a
time designated, whether given for
twenty dollars or an amount more
or less than twenty dollars, slso
judgment notes, are subject to the
same stamp duty as "Bills of Ex
change Inland." [A renowal of a
promissory note subjects it to the
same amount of stamp puty as an
original note ]
Quit Claim Deed should be stamped
as " conveyance," except when giv
en as "release ol mortgage," in which
case it is exempt.
Release, discharge, and satisfaction of
Receipts for money, and *ll receipts,
except warehouse rec. ipts, exempt.
Sheriff's teturn on writ or other pro
Trust Deed, made to secure a debt, is
to be stamped as a mortgage.
Trust Deed' conveying estate to uses,
should be siamped as "Conveys ice."
Warehouse receipt, ..25 cts.
Writ, or other original process by
whicn any suit is commenced in any.
court of record, either law or equity.so cts.
[N. B—Each part of an agreement, bill
of lading, charter party, conttact, or
lease, relied on as evidence, either
at law or to equity, must be atamb
GENERAL REM A RES.— Revenue stamps nay
be used indir-crimnetely upon any of the mat
ters or things enumerated in Shrcdule B, of
the act of July 1, 1862, except proprietary
and playing card stamps for which special use
has been provided.
Poatag s jam pa cannot be used in payment
of the duty chargeable on instruments.
It is the duty of the msker of an instru
ment to affix and cancel ths stamp required
thereon. If he neglec's te do so the party
for whose use it is made ro r tf stamp it before
it is used; but in no case can it be legally used
without a stamp; and if issued after June 1,
1863, and used without a stamp, it cannot
be afterwards effectually stamped. Any fail
ure on the part of t e maker of an instru
ment to appropriately stamp it subjects him
to a penalty of fifty dollars.
Suits are comtnenci dit many States by
other process than writs, viz summons war
rant, publication, petition. &e, in which case®,
these, as the original proceses, severally re
An appeal or instrument by which a suit
s transferred from a Justice of the Peace to
a superior court is an original process, and
subject to stamp duty as such.
Writs a 1 scire facias are subject 10 stamp
duty a- ungual pr ce*>es..
The jurat ol an affi iavit, taken pefore a
Justice d a Peace N >tary ! übltc, or other
officer duly amino z<*d t> take affi luvits, is
field to he a ceri.fi late, and subject u a
stamp duty <'f five cents, Where however,
effi nvits, are 111 idc relative t<> any peutim,
mo ion. or other piec-ebng HI my sua acm
ally pending in any C >uri, no siauip dmy is
chargeable thereon, in consideration of the
fifty cent stamp-(fixed to the "or gi ial pro
cess" by which that suit was commenced.
The fifty cent stamp affixed to the "original
proce-s" in the commencement of a suit ex
empts all affidavits made on certificates issued
Certificates of loan, if there shall be any
written or printed evidence of an amount
to be paid 011 demand or at a time designated,
are subject to stamp du'y as "Promissory
A mortgage or trust deed being duly 6tam
ped as "Mortgage," is n>t suljeci to stamp
duty by virtue of a power f attorney or p >w
erot sale contained therein.
The assignment of a mortgage is subject to
the *ame stamp duty as that imposed upon
the original monument; that is to say 1 upon
every sum of two honored dollars, ua any
fractional part thereof, of the amount secured
by the mortgage at the tune of its assignment
there must be affix.-d a stamp or stamps de
noting a duty of ten cents.
When two or mine person* join in theexc
cu ion of an instrument, the stamp to which
the instrument is liable under the law may
-uiy be affixed and cancelled by any one of
In all conveyances of real est at by deed
where the actual value of the estate convey
ed exceeds one hundred dollars, the law pro
vide that the stamp affixed must answer to
the value does not exceed one hundred dol
lars, the instrument of conveyance ts subject
to a stamp duty of five cents per sheet.
Where there is a sale of land incumbered
with a m atgage. without a covenant by the
grantee ,express or implied, to pay mortgage
debt, the stamp must be approbriate to the
consideration of the grant' of which consider
ation the mortgage will not form a part.
Wfiere the grantee assumes to pay the mort
gage debt is properly estimated as part of the
consideration, and the stamp will be such a*
is appropriate to the whole value of the land-
A good rile to observe in acknowledging
and in recording instruments, is To make an
nolo in the acknowledgement or on the record
amount of stamp duty affiqed, and the date
RULES FOR HOME EDUCATION
The following rules are worthy of being
printed in letters of gold and p'aced in a con.
spiuous place in every household:
1. From your children's earliest infancy
incnlcate the necessity of instant obedience.
2 Untie firmness with gentleness. Le
your children always understand you mean
what you say.
3. Never promise them unless you are
quite sur you can g.ve tliem what you say.
4. If yu tell a little cntld to do some
thing, show hitn how to d • if, and see 'hat
5. Always punish your c itldren for will"
fully disobeving you, but never punish them
6. Never lot the np rc eve th it thev vex
yiii or make you lose your command.
7 If tiiey give wy to (Knulenco or ill
temper wait till they are cabn, and 'hen gen
tly reason with them 011 the itnproprieeiy o }
8. Remember a little present punishment
when tlie occasion arises, is much inc-re etK-c
--tual than the threatening of a greater punish
ment should the fault be renewed.
9. Never give your children anything he
cause they cry for it.
10. On no aocount allow them to do at
one time what you have forbidden under the
circumstances, at another.
11. Teach them that the only way to np
pear good i? to be good.
12 Accustom them to make their little
recitals with perfect truth.
13. Never allow on tale-bearing
-14. Teach them self denial, not self indul
gence of an angry and resentful spirit.
John L. Burns, tho hero of Gettysburg
has been pensioned. Burns is nearly seven
ty years of age, and wts the only civilia to
Gettysburg who shouldered his musket and
entered the Union ranks to repel the invade
rs of bis own town.
•TZIZI.AXS: SLSO PER. ▲X^STtfaC
The Florida Atrocity !*
The more We learn of the ioflneooet which
led to the Florida expedition aod the ace haw
massacre of Olustee the worse the whole a&ic
sec ins to be, There is an intense feeling of
indignation concerning this matter throtigb*
out the country which has not yet f *tmd el*
presgion in the newspapers or in Congresc.
The letters which reach the North from col*
diers, officers, and civilians in that military
department agree in tracing the Whole rw>
sp msibiliiy for the expedition and coaseqaeot*
ly fir the disaster. directly to the
White House, at Washington. The moct
shameful feature of this whole matter is the
I C'-wirdly attempt by the President sod hie
! friends to try and place the responsibility
! upon General G din ore. in the face of thtc
formal offic al document:
lIKADQCARTERS DP.P.VRTM"*? CT TBX SOOTC, >
HILTON HEAD, S. C., January 31 \
In accordance with the provisions of the pre si ilea*
tial proclamation of pardon end amnesty, give* at
Washingf on on the Bth day of December, in the year
of our lord one tbou-and eight hundred and sixty
throa. and in pureuarc of iiulrwctimt r seeing
from the President of the United States, Major John
Hiy. assistant adjutant-pe:\ral. will proceeb to Pgr*
nan dia, Florida, and ulkcr convenient point* in thai
stale, for the purport of extending to the citirm*
the Stale of Florida an opportunity to avail then!•
selves of the benift of thai proclamation by offering
for their signal urc the oath rf allegiance therein fro*
scribed, and by issuing to all those subscribing to said
oath certificates emitting then to the benefits efthc
proclamation. Tulare citizius of the State cf
Fieri la within the limits of this denartma&t will have
an opportnnity to subscript! to the. fwae oath, acd
secure certif-mie-, in the off'". A the fwt OOWMEHDET
at Hilton Head, South Carolina.
By command of Majr.p.Qen. QA. &ILS4II.
E. W. Smith, A. G.
It is clearly pointed nn.t that the expedition
as undertaken in p'lrsutnce of iottruclioM
received fr .M Mr. LINCOLN himself, who Mot
hi ow.i private secretary' JOHN HAT, TO
restore the state to the IJuion.
Buttli -rj is a secret history in connection
with thi* matter. It seems that Mr. Ll*>
was inspired to order the expedition by a tas
collector, named STICXNET, at Port Royal,
I'his mm, w 10 is a sharp, unscrupulous >ew
Eighmder, after visit to Washington, boat*
led thai he had g.t " Abe „ all right. Than
was to be money in the thing for bitr*slf and
friend-, Even the offices weri divided in ad*
vance. IIAT was to be the roomer Congress
from Florida while STIPSNXT eepired to ths
enatorihip. As only about a lhonaad vote#
were required, they could be got from tbo
soldiers, camp followers, and sutlers, who
would occirpy the state upon its conquest
In every point of view this has bean a most
scandalous business. Why VM Hit made a
major and then an assistant adjutant- gen
eral over the heads of brave officers Who wars
perilingiheir lives upon the battle field for
honorable promotion? What heart eats men
have for fighting under such —imstsnaaS
Another shameless proceeding vu the*
home of two New Hampshire rcgi*
raents, all the way from Jacksonville, imme
diately after the slaughter, to Tote for Gil-
MORE for governor. The regiments-wto a
well informed Pori R >yal correspondent in
forms us—were n<t entitlsd to return on fur
lough, but they were sent home, notwith
standing, at the public expense, to help elec
tioneer for Mr. LINCOLN'S presidential M
A CORRECT EMBLEM — As the rina,"
says Washington Irving, " which has long
twined its graceful foliage about the oak, and
been even lifted by it into sunshine, will,
when the hardy plant is rifted by the thonder
bolt, cling round it with its tendrils, and bfnd
up its shattered b >ughs, so it is moat beauti
lully ordained by Providence, that woman,
who is the mere dependent and ornament of
man , in his happier hours, should be hie stay
and solace when suddenly smitten with
calamity, winding herself into the rugged re*
cesses of his nature, tenderly supporting the
drooping head, and binding up tba broken
ABUSING HIMSELF — A certain green cue
tooier, who was a stranger to mirrors, and
who stepped into the cabin of ona of our ocean
steamers, Mopping in front ofa large pier
glas, which he took for a door, said.
', f f-ay, mister, vrhao does this here boat
Ceiling no reply frcm the dumb reflection
before him, he repeated his question:
44 1 say, mister, when does this here boat,
Incensed at the still silsnt figure, be broke
44 Go to thunder, you darned sassafras col
ored, shock-headed bull calf; you don't loek
as if you knew much anyhow!"
A LETTER from out West from a plena
individual says : 4t Dear Brother, I have gat
one of the handsomest farms in the etate,aod
have it nearly paid for. Crops are geod and
prices were never better. Wa have bad a
glorious revival of religion in ebureh, and
both of our children (the Lord be praised
) are c inverted—Father got to ba rather aa
incumberanee, and last week I Mat bin to
Ifa man is bitten by a dog be it likely to gel
mad, whether the animal hae the bydrophobi
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