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HARVEY SICKLER, Editor.
TUN KHAN NOCK, PA . 1
Wednesday, Apr. 25, 1866.,
101. BIUTEB EIYMEB,
THE DEMOCRATIC PLATFORM.
The Democracy of Pennsylraois in Convention
met, recognising a crisis in the affairs of the R- j
public, and esteeming the immediate restoration of j
the Union paramount to all other issues, do re- J
solve : j
1. That the States, whereof the people were laU
lr in rebellion, are entegral parts of the Union, and j
are entitled to representation in Congress by men
duly elected who hear true faith to the Constitution j
and Laws, and in (tier to vindicate the maxim that j
taxation without representation is tyranny, such j
representatives should be forthwith admitted.
"2. That the faith of the Republic is pledged to j
the payment of tho National debt, and Congress
should pass all laws necessary tor that purpose. j
3. That we owe obedience to the Constitution of
the United States (including the amendment prohib
iting slavery.) aDd under its provisions will accord
to those emancipated all their rights of person and
4 That each State has the exclusive right t
resrulatc the qualifications of its own electors.
5. That tho white race alone is entitled to the con
trol of the Government of tho Republic, and we are
unwilling to grant to negroes the right t# vote.
g. That iho bold enunciation of the principles of
the Constitution nnl the policy of restoration con
tained in the recent annual message and froedmen's
bureau veto message of President Johnson entitle
hitn to the confidence a,el support of ail who respect
the Constitution and love their country.
<• That the nation owts to the brave men of cur
armies and navy a debt of lasting gratitude for
their heroic service, in defence of the Constitution
and the Union ; and that while we cherish with
tender affection tho immorics of the fallen, we
pledge to their widows and orphans the nation's
cere nod protection.
6 That wo urge upon Congress tho duty of equal
ising the bounties of our stldic:s end sailors.
THE FIRESIDE. —The firuside is a sem
inary of infinite importance. It is impor
taut because it is universal, and because the
education it bestows, being woven in with
the woofof childhood, gives form and col
or to the whole texture of life. There are
but few who can receive the honors of a
college, but all are graduates of the earth.
The learning of the university may fade
from inflection, its classic lore, may moul
der halls of memory ; but the sim
ple lessons of home enameled upon the
lieart of childhood, .defy the rust of years,
and outlive the more mature but less vivid
pictures of after years.
X4T '! • e love of aibitrary power is al
ways found, where bigotry is four.d. The
human mind, amid its endless inconsisten
cies, is indeed capable of being animated
with a love of religious libertvi and yet of
being at the same time ignorant of the na
ture, or somewhat indifferent to the cause
of civil liberty. Instances of this kind,
though very l are, have sometimes occurred,
but the converse never Las ; no man was
ever a religious bigot, and at the same
time a friend to civil and religious liberty.
Against the Union and for the Negro.
Tho dis-Union majority in Congress, i
are true to their antecedents. hen we
were a united and happy people, blessed
with peace, prosperity and amity, they
and their associates attacked the Union of
the States, and the Constitution of our fa
thers; the one was denounced, the other
vilified. Concord, amity and forbearance,
the silver cords that bound our people in
v common destiny, were rudely sundered,
and in their stead came a career of hate,
vituperation and bloodshed; love for the
Negro prompted its inception, anxiety for
his freedom nerved tlu m in their progress,
and a desire for his social ■ levation roused
them to renewed exertion. As the pecul
iar friends of the Negro they nullified the
plain provisions of the organic law, and
violated laws enacted under its require
ments. As his zealous advocates, they
now violate the elementary principles of
tie Constitution, and refuse representation
to people who are true to the laws and
faithful to the government. They were
against the Union at the b ginning, and
they are* but consistent in opposing it now.
'1 hey are for the Negro, and against the
poor white man, and their policy ot to-day
is but the reflex of their sentiments in the
past. Their true rallying cry is: UP
WITH THE NEGRO AND DOWN WITH THE
UNION. They are dis-Ut.ionis s in thought,
dis-Unionists in wcrd, and dis-Unionists
THE DISUNION ISTS REFUSED TO VOTE
THE GETTYSBURG HEROES A MEDAL. — UL
liie Senate of lVnnsylvania, on the Bth of
April 1864, Senator Lamberton, a Demo
crat, offered the following resolution.
"Resolved, That the committee on fi
nance be instruct! dto bring in a bill au
thorizing the governor ot this Common
wealth to cause a suitable medal in gold
to be struck and presented to General
Meade, ai d such other suitable testimonial
as it may desire, to be presented to the
other commissioned and nun-con.inissioned
officers and privates of tins State who
wrought for this commonwealth a great de
liverance from rebel invasion, on the san
guinary and victorious field of Gettys
Senator Johnson, übiinionLts, moved to
amend by directing the committee to tn
q tire into the erpedten yof doing so. The
Democrats voted against amending the
resolution and the disnnionists for it. The
amendment was carried. Ihe committee
did not comidcr it expedient and never
brought in the bill, and no medal was ev
er presented to General Meade and his
soldier*, because of this vole of thedis-
Uuionis LOCK at the Record page 505.
The person whom the anti-Johnson Re
publicans of Pennsylvania nominated the
other day for Governor was formerly the
territorial Governor of Kansas. His name
is JOHN \V, GEARY - . Doubtless he can
write his own name ; perhaps he can spell
it correctly ; but it is certain he cannot i
write his own message. When he was in
Kansas he stole them. VV ere he to be
elected Governor of Pennsylvania, of which
happily there is small probability, he would
have to steal them again. Pennsylvania i
really deserves a governor capable of writ
ing his own messages. The common school
system of that Stat' ought not to culmin-o
ate in such gubernatorial imbecility.
We print below in parallel columns ex
tracts fiora Governor GEARY'S inaugural
address of 1857, and the inaugural address
of Governor HENRY - J. GARDNER, deliv
ered to the Massachusetts Legislature two
years before, in 1855:
EXTRACT FROM GOV. EXTRACT FROM GOV. j
HENRY - J. G.YRD- JOHN W. GEARY'S ,
NF.R'S INAUGURAL INAUGURAL AD- \
ADDRESS DELIVER- DRESS DELIVERED
ED TO THE LEGTS- TO TIIE LEGISLA— !
LATERE OF MASSA- TURK OF KANSAS, j
CHUSETTS, JANU— JANUARY 12. j
ARY 1), 1855: 1857.
Gentlemen nf the Gentlemen of the
Senate and House Territorial Legis
ot Representative*'. Inhere of Kansas :'
That gracious Be- The all-wise and I
ing, in whose hands beneficent Being,
j are alike the desti- who controls alike
; nies of individuals the destinies of in- 1
and of nations, has dividtials and of na- |
permitted us to as- tious, has permitted
scniblc thi# day in- you to convene this j
trusted with grave day, charged with
responsibilities and grave rcsponsibili
I know no safer in— For official action, 1
dex in official action know no better rule
than a conscientious than a conscientious
conviction of duty, conviction of duty,
none inert fiuctuat- r.or.e more variable
ing than the attempt thm the vain at
to satisfy temporary tempt to concilliate
caprice. .Principles temporary prejudice,
are enduring, and if Principles and jus
disregarded, sooner, dice are eternal; —
or later the verdict and iftampered with
ofcoridemnation will sooner or l iter the
lie recorded against sure and indignant
those who are false ver lict of popular
to their requirement, condemnation agn'st
Let us then be true those who are un- j
to our country and true to tlieir lea l- j
our duty. Let the ings will be render- j
success of principle, ed. Let us not he j
not of party, he our la!.-e to our country,
desire—the benefit our duty, aad our
of the State, not of constituents. The
a faction, our aim.— triumph of truth and
Mas.vch uSetts Sen- principle, not of par
ate Document No. 3 tisan and selfi-h <>b
for 18"5. jects, should be our
steady purpose —
the general welfare
and not the interest 1
, of a few our sole
aim.— Kansas Jour
nal of Councils for
1857, page 21
The i> much more of the same sort of
bare-faced literary thieving. Perhaps rob
bery would be the fitter term, for the theft
is accompanied with violence. GEARY not
only stole the Massachusetts Governor's
appropriate sentiments ar.d correct Eng
lish, but twists them into GEARY gram
mar and dreary sense —not "quite destroy— j
ing the identity of the passage, however.
Geary begins his theft by paying two
compliments to the Deify in place of the
one which he steals. ''Gracious Btirg"
becomes "the all-wise and benificent Be
ing." With this change .we find no fault,
for it mav signify that the man who now
solicits Pennsylvania's suffrages has the
germs iff a conscience in him, and, lik<> the
Hottentot and the Thug, whose religions
are also of a very rudimentary sort, tho't
it possible in the act of sin to propitiate
its rewarder bv ampler ascriptions to his
awful name. But the next disfigurement
which Gearv practices upon this stolen
propel tv is villainous. Governor Gard
ners Yankees were permitted to "assem
ble," "intrusted" with grave responsibili
ties. Ge,vry must needs "convene" his leg
islators "charged." so he goes on,
buttering his stolen substantives with su
perfluous adjectives, in the hope that the
loaf will be swallowed ere it is known
Ito be stolen. "Principles arc enduring,"
was the phrase at the Hub ; but Geary
t strains over the sentence and finally pro
claims that "principles and justice are
! eternal." We will not quarrel with Gea
! ry over this transmogrification, though it
I is a rule of truth as well as of rhetoric not
i to stretch the language bevond ike hreadth
|of the fact. Justice probably u eternal,
but Geary must see that in the present in
j stance it has been only nine years in com
i ing around ; and as for principles, which,
I ho Mvs, are eternal too, it is quite enough
for him to prove that the stock which he
had in Kansas in the winter of '57 will
j last him to the Fall of '6G, to satisfy honest
! Pennsvlvanians whom to cast their votes
THE CHOLERA AT NEW ORK AND
PORTLAND.—A man died at Portland, Me.,
yesterday of cholera. He is said to have
been one ot five who escaped from the
! steamer England at Halifax. The British
! steamship Virginia arrived yesterday at
! New York, from Liverpool April 4th, with
1043 passengers. She has had thirty-eight
deaths on the passage, and is anchored at
Quarantine. The disease is said to be
j similar to that with which the steamship
England is infected. The Virginia will
be immediately sent to the lower bay to
the usual quarantine anchorage, wuich is
twenty miles from the city.
TRUE —Whenever a set of ministers
take hold of a cause and assume to be
leaders of it, bv virtue of their ministerial
office, it will always be*found that more
harsh language, uncharitable conclusions,
bitter aspersions of character, and motives,
sneers and ridicule, abound than with or
amorg any other class of man. For proof
of this, the reader need only rofer to tho
language of the war cltrgy for the last few
"The" Sober K .court Thought.*
The Democratic party although not al
ways successful, have the satisfaction of
knowing that when defeated thev have al
ways went down battling for the right.—
Time has always brought a vindication
The "sober second of the people" as Mar
tin Van Bnrcn on a memorable occasion
expressed it, has always been sure to sus
tain in the and those measures which at
first, through misrepresentation they had
been induced to defeat. We have no.bet
ter evidence of the truth of this than what
is passing before us at the present time.
Since the <!av when Congress passed a law
►exempting National Banks shares from
taxation, the Democracy have not only
contested the constitutionality of the meas
ure, but have contended, that it was set
ting up in our midst, a new aristocracy, a
privileged class, who, nnder this law would
be exempt from bearing their share in
supporting the (Government." For daring
to constitutionality of this law, for denoun
cing Congress for passing such a measure.
Democratic pressess and speakers were
i denounced without stint as "disloyal." —
What has the sober second thought done.
I Why on!v the other day the Supreme
Con:t delivered an opinion deciding that
I slari* in national batiks are taxable.
Another Republican measure, the "test
oath" is also virtually decided by a vote
1 of five to four in the same Court to be un
So also in reference to military com
missions, those Star Chamber Courts iu
i stituted to perpetuate murder under the
i guise of legality, they too have had their
day. The decision of the Supreme Court
,in the of BowUs, Horsey and Milli
-1 gen, three men as a cotetnpornry says, who ;
were charged with miscellaneous "disloy
altv," with membership in the "Sons of
Liberty," a society organized and run by
j Repubfcaus to give color to the charges
I against Democrats made by such vilify
ing time-set vers as HOLT and STANTON,
' and were tried by one of these lawless com
' ~nss:ons, and sentenced to be hanged. —
Their punishment was commuted to im
p i-onmetit for life. They, petitioned the
Ciicuit Court for a wiitcf habeas corpus,
and the Judges of the Circuit being di
vided in opinion certified the cases up to
; the Supreme Court on the three questions :
On the facts stated ought a wiit of habeas
corpus to be issu <1 i Ought tiic peti
tioners to be charged from custody?
I Had the Military Commission jtirisd ction
\to trv and sentence the petitioners? The
j Supremo Court d cided thai the writ
1 should issue, the petigoners be discharged
j and that the Military Commission had no
j 'jnrisdieiton legally to try and sentence
'said "MILI.ICJAV and others in the manner
I arid form," as in said petition and exlrb
its are "stated.'
So it lias been and so it will be. The
' principles of the Democratic party stand
the test cf time and of courts. et the
• law-breakers and revolutionists who call
j themselves Republicans fancy they will
continue to govern the country ! — hx.
The Fanatics Thwarted ill New Jersey.
! wh en the radical revolutionists in the
United States Senate expelled Senator
| Stockton from his seat, they fully expected
' that the New .lersv Legislature would im-
I mediately fill his place with a Disunionist
ot their own stripe, who could be relied on
to help over-ride the vetoes of President
Johnson, and, if necessary, to vote for the
impeachment of tire President and his re
| moval, by revolutionary violence, from of
| fice. But in the New Jersey State Senate,
Mr. Scoville, though Mooted as a Rcpubli
j can, manfully and honestly refused to be
| come a party to the unparalleled outrage.
; He voted with the Democrats in that body
against going into joint legislative cotiven
| tion ; and, in the face of a whirlwind of
j abuse and denunciation, firmly maintained
| his position until the final adjournment of
| the Legislature, and the matter goes over
ito the new Legislature, to be elected this
; fall. The next Legislature, beyond all
doubt or question, w'dl have an overwhelm
i ing majority of Johnson men, an l Senator
i Stockton will be returned to the seat from
which lie was unjustly expelled. In this
j case the revolutionists have been thwarted,
j and a righteous judgment has overtaken
| the authors of the great crime enacted in
i the United States Senate in the expulsion
i of Senator Stockton.
A CASE UNDER TITS CIVIL RIGTIIS BILL
A despatch from Lafayette, Indiana,
dated the 11th inst., says:
"A colered man named Barnes brought
suit against a prominent citizen this morn
ing to enforce a contract. The defendant,
for answer, that the negro came into the
State in violation of the 13th article of
the constitution of the State of Indiana,
which, under pains and penalties, prohib
its negroes from coming into the State,
and debars them from all rights to enforc"
"The plaintiff demurs to the answer,
maintaining that the 13th article is void
and of no effect, because : 1. It is in con
travention of the letter and spirit of the
Constitution of the United States. 2. It
is in direct conflict with the Constitutional
amendment abolishing slavery. 3. It 1/
void nn ier the first section of the civil
rights bill, which gives to all persons born
in the United States ftfll right to make
and enforce.contracts, any law, statute, or-*
dinance, regulation, or custom to the con
" The court sustained the d> murr r, and
the defendant appealed to the Circuit Court
now in session.
" The case was submitted to-day, and
after argument of counsel it was taken un
der advisement. Judge Gest will probably
render a decision to-morrow. the
section of the civil rights bill he can only
decide in favor of the negro, for the reason
that an adverse decision would subject him
to the penalty of f l,ooofine and imprison
We have spent over four billions of
dollars to fight the South into the Union,
and now the fanatics in the rump Congress
are doing all they can to keep the Southern
States out of the glorious old Union.
More Guarantees Required
The Black Republican faction, both in
and out of the rump Congress, are con
stantly harping on the necessity of deman
ding strong guarantees from the Southern
States, before admitting their Representa
tives to seats in the National councils, that
they will comply with all the conditions
that may be imposed upon them. The
Providence (Rhode Island) Post perti
nently ask those fanatics who thus attempt
to justify their revolutionary course, wheth
er there is not as great a necessity for the
sober, reflecting, truly patriotic and intelli
gent portion of the country at large, irre
spective of party, to demand from those
disunionists some strong guarantees against
TFiEra disturbing the peace of the countrv,
find bringing about the destruction of all
popular government ? Says the Post:—
"Judge from their respective attitudes be
fore t(jf country to-day, is South Carolina
more liable to disturb the peace and har
mony of the Union or destroy it, than
Massachusetts ? While Northern disunion
ists like Stevens, Sumner & Co. are howl
ing over the grave of a defunct Confeder
acy, panting for the Mood of more judicial
victims, and coveting the property of an
entire people, may not the great and grow
ing West and a 'reconstructed' South dc
! mand guarantees against, the revolutionary
aud intolerant propensities of New Eng
land, when her protective monopoly and
fishing bounty policy, and, we mav add,
her 'great mural idea l ,' are assailed and
denied her ? The object of this prate about
guarantees is too palpable to be concealed
from the intelligent people of the United
States. The dominant party who, during
the war, subverted the liberties of the peo
; pic, and robbed them through shoddyism,
| are naturally desirous and determined tiy
foul means, for they know of i:o other
means, to perpetuate themselves in power.
They see the fatal hand writing on the
wall, and are endeavoring like Bclshazzar
to disregard ks warning voice, stultifying
themselves in 'wail and wassail/ hoping,
by elevating the stupid negr > to the level
of white men in Araeiiea," for whom this
great and glorious Government'was forin-
Ed by our forefathers, to perpetuate them
selves in place and,power. It behooves,
therefore, every truly patriotic man in the
country to stand by the Constitution as be
qneathed to us ; to stand by Andrew
Johnson so long as lie stands firm upon
thai sacred pedestal, and rescue the coun
try from the errors of fanaticism. "To
your tents, O, Israel!' " — JSanuer of Lib
Ho ! for Protection !
To look over t!.e Elack Republican
ncwspap -rs, says an exchange, one might
suppose that the interests of the country
are about to perish completely. We
mu<i have protection, le-avy protection.—
riritish goo Is must he excluder! or we are
ruined. Well, where does this cry come
from?. Farmers, what are you making
now? Counting all, do jot clear six per
cent, above the cost of your fum, revenue
taxes and other expenses/ Mechanics,
what are you making? Do you realize
six to ten per cent, upon your investments
and labor ? Can you stand it at present
rates, without fainting by 'he way? Then
vou are well off. We judge you are, for
we have not heard you ask for protection.
Well, the manufactures—those of Puri
tanical Ne v Eng'arwl particularly—are
about used up. They have been declaring
dividends for the past three or four years,
onht to the amount of from TWKXTT FIVE
to FORTY per cert., and they cannot live
at that ! Think of this, farmers and woik- |
ingmen ; you who arc clearing at most
but six to ten per cent. Then, again,
look at what the negroes arc getting !
Twelve to fifteen millions of your money
to buy pewter spoons and sliin-bone soup
for them, and roast beef and plumh-pnd
ding for the bureau. Now, if von can
stand that, certainly you can stand a little
more, to put the Yankee millionaire manu
facturer on a level with the protection
awarded to the negro, so *do not grumble,
do not object; you are a generous people,
and rati bear another straw or two to
help these poor creatures who are not able
to help themselves. You give frcelv to
lunatic aHylums, why not to Yankee mil
lionaires, who do not know what a pewter
spoor, looks like ?" — Ex
SUPPORT OF THE PRESIDENT. — The Hon.
Cassius M. Clay, of Kentucky, the United
States Minister to Russia, who is well
known as one of the original abolitionists
lias written a letter to the editor of the
Louisville Journal , in which he declares
his intention to support the President.
The letter has just reached us from the
West, and.is as follows :
" ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, )
March 13, ISGO. }
" DEAR SIR :— I deem it my duty to
denounce the course of Sumner and Ste
vens. If one man remains loyal, he is the
State. I stand by the President's v#to of
the freedmen's bureau bill. Let the States
give the freedmen all civil rights, and by
degrees extend to them he right of suffrage.
Or else let an amendment to the Constitu
tion make one rule of suffrage for all the
States. This attempt of Congress to intc
f re with the rights of the States after the
War-power unknown to the Constitution,
and subversive of the whole theory of re
publicanism, as based upon the old Consti
tution of the. Unite d States.
" Your obedient servant,
"C. M. CLAV.
"G D. PRENTICE, Esq, Louisville, Ky
The fanatics are the worst anti-tem
perence men in the nation. If they could
succeed in tbeir effort to mak? the coun
trv believe that Andrew Johnson was IN
LIQUOR when he made his tremendous 22d
of February speech, there might be mil
lions of sober men who would take to li
THE CASE OF DAVIS —There is high
uthority for saying that the efforts nowt
believed to be in progress, by the Military
Bureau of Justice, to secure the trial of
Jeff. Davis by coutt martial will prove
abortive—all such trials being stopped by
the Peace Proclamation, and the Presidcn
and Mr. Seward being opposed to 6uch a
Local and Personal.
Explanation.—The date on the tinted address
label attached to this paper, shows the time to which
as appears on our books, thv paper has been paid
for. Every subscriber should take an occasional
look at it.
Township officer's fees were increased by a
late lew of the Legislature to t1,50. This increase
of pay we learn does not apply to election officers.
Deiuistry.--L, T. Burns, Dental surgeon, has
permanently located at this place and offers his ser
vices to all who may require them.
See Advertisement in to-days paper.
Remember that one of the Dewest and most
complete stocks of goods in town, is now to be seen
at the new store of BliliNKL aad BANATYNE.
Bear in mind, also, iuat their prices areas low as
the lowest, and usually a little more so
Fancy Store.—Mrs. Lease has jsut returned
from the city with a new and elegant assortment of
Gloves, hosiery, collars, laces, trimmings, buttons,
perfume ry, and other "phansy phis ins," both for
ladies uid geutlemen - with a host of toys and "nix
sax" for the little onos.
A Visit to some of the Millinery shops in town
has bewildered us. Such a profusion of Gypsies,
Yachts, Derbies, Seasides, Sunshades, (Heavens,
what names !) has well nigh made us craiy in think
ing of th in. We will not attempt to describe what
we saw. The Ladies must go and see for them
Admitted.—N. 11. COHKLIX Esq. wis admitted
to practice Law in the several courts of this county,
at the last term. Wo team from the examining
committee in his case, that bo acquitted himself
most creditably under a very rigid examination.—
We understand that Mr. Conklin intends making
the west his future home- With his talents and
energy he cannot fail to be successful anywhere.
W E. LITTLK was also admitted as an Attorney
in our eourls. The examination in his case too, wag
most satisfactory to the committee, and bespeaks for
l him eminence in his profession lie will, for the
I present, continue in the office of his father, B. B,
Litilo Esq. at this place.
Observing a custom which is so ancient as to be
almost a law, among lawyers, our young friends in
vi'ed the judges and a!l the membe.s of the bar,
including several from abroad, loa collation of good
things at Stcmples' saloon ; where, besides a feast
1 of all delicacies of riie season, there was also "a
feast cf reason and a Cow <d soul " May they long
i live and enjoy many such hnpp) reunions.
HISTORY OF THE ItLUELI XON.
Jos. S. Ilnydcn is agent for the ••American Con
flict," a history of the late rebellion by Horace
Greeley. It is indorsed by the Generals Grant,
Sherman and others. Mr, 11. Seymour, lately Gov
ernor of X. Y State says it ought to be in every
All parties indorse it as accurate. It is the best
that can be bought.
I canvas? now in Windham, North Branch, Fork
ston, Mihoopnny, Washington. Ac.
J OS. S. HAYDEX.
Scottsville Wyo, Co. Pa.
(Rejiorted for the Democrat )
The Anril Term of Court for this County com
menced 011 ihe 16th it st with the Hon. Win, El
well President Judg, Hon. Nathan *Wells, and
lion John V Smith ; Associates, in attendance.
The following indictments were before the Grand
Jury, nnd disposed of as follows :
C <mmonweu!th rs. Henry Wall. Indictment, For
nication and Bastardy; Eliza Coolbaugh, Prosecu
tor. True bill.
(V.m'uorwealth r <?. Mary Kiley; lndi•tment, Lar
ceny ; JohnS. Cepwetl. Pros* True Bill.
Commonwealth r Eugene To*nset:d; Ir.dict
m-nt Assault and Batte.'y; Sidney Lateer, Pros.
Bill ignored, sin i prosecutor to p.iy thejeost.
Coramonwalih r. Thomas Hoover; Indictment,
Larceny ; John llalsdend Pros. True Bill.
Commonwealth ?. George W, Stark ; Indictment,
Assault ; Lucy A. Carey, p.os. Lili igroied and
prosecutrix to pay the cost.
Commonwealth r#. Alvah W. Letteer; Indict
ment Larceny ; Ziba Reynold?, Pros. True BHi.
After examining the public buildings and ma
king the cus'.ouiary report in regard to the untit
ness and filth' conditiua of the jail, the Grand J urj
The following cases wero disposed of by tho
Allen Jayne TS. Win. ll* Cortright; Rule to show
cause why the judgment rendered in this case should
not be openad and defendant let into a defense.
On motion of Geo. S. Tutten, Esq , N. H.Conklin
was admitted to the practice of law in the severat
Courts of this county.
Charles S, Schooley vs. Su?an Schooley, Charles
proved tho incontinence of Susan and the Court
granted a divorce.
Court awarded a Subpoena of Divorco, in the case
of 0. P. Freeman rs Ann Freeman.
Commonwealth vs. James Roberts and A. W
Gardner, bail. Defendants not appearing to answer,
the Court directed that the recognizances be forfeited
Commonwealth rs* Mary Kiley ; Indictment Lar
ceny. John S. Capw[l, Pros.
This case caused some amusement, and the ver
dict of the Jury was received with some astonish
ment. It appeared that the* Prosecutor early one
morning discovered the <feft. making traok'Jfroin hi*,
barn, with about a bushel undja half af corn oil her
back. Oa being accused of tbe theft, she confessed
her guilt and implored the forbearance of the pros
He concluded to search bet house however, ml i:
so doing discovered about four bushels more of corn
concealed bcceath a pile of coal, and a number of
cobs what looked as if they had once had corn on
them, For the purpose of redressing the wrong the
public had received by this theft Mr Capwell had
Mary arraigns I at tbo bxrot tho oourt to
The witness (or the defense directly contradicted
1 this version of tho story. She was a daughter of the
' deft, and deposed that on tho morning in question
1 she was aroused from her slumbers by tho screams
! of her mother and*her exclaiming that "John was
abusing her." She ran down in hor night clothes
and tound John in her mother's room with a part
! of his toilet suspiciously disarrange t* John plead
i e i innoccnee of all carnal intent, and said that he
was just looking for bis horses, presuming probably
that they had partaken somewhat of the inclination
of their master and had wandered into Ma*y's
bet chamber. Mary threatened to take him up for
this attempt upon her virtue ; and for the purpose of
' covering the scandal, this prosecution was brought
against tho gulelless Marv by the virtuous John.—
In the opinion of the spectators the lady had the
best of the case, but the jury coulJn't see it, and
returned a verdict of guilty. Mrs Kiley concluded
i Dot to receive the sentence of the eou it, and there
fore turned her baok and fled from the scene of bet
Commonwealth vs. Irving Billings ; Indictment,
selling liquor to minors. Geo. Perigo, Pros. er
dict not guilty, and the prosecutor nay the oost.
Same ra. Same ; felling liquor without license.
Verdict not guilty and prosecutor pay the cost
Commonwealth v *, James Schooley ; the defend
ant was under three indictments ; one for selling li
quor on Sunday, for selling to minors, and selling
without lie*me Deft plead guilty, And w. Xrf
fenced to pity a fine of thirty doil.ire an I suffer a*
imprisonment of twenty days.
Commonwealth /Geo. Shippy; Indictment. Lar
ceny. Benson Corey, Proa. Deft. pie vl guilty an I
was sentenced to eeparate and solitary coafinsiuaa;
in the Eastern Penitentiary for one year and three
Farmers F nion Ins. Co. to the use of Peter Latch,
vs. Bradley Wukeman ; Action of Debt on bond
and mortgage. In this caso Jalgr Elwdl being
interested, Judge Williams of the Tioga District
Verdict rendered by the Jury, under thedircctlo®
of the Conrt, for the Defendant.
The Court granted Tavern Licenses to the follow
ing named persons;
Bernard N. Finflty Mehoopnny,
Wm C Gaylord, No'thnaoreland
George Perigo. Nicholson.
S- C. Mathewson, Clinten-
J. J, Spaulding, Kich<>lsm;
Thos. B. Wall, Tunkhannock.
Sam'l Clark, Mchoopany.
A* L. Bacon, Nicholson.
Wm. H. Cortright, Meshoppetr,
II W. Dowdney, Brvintr'm.
Levi Townsend, Fall*.
J. D. Labar Braintrioi,
Giles Townsend, Meshoppun.
Wm. 0. Gardner, Nicholson.
P. B Ballwn, Tunkhannock.
Michael iisk rs Wm. 0. Gardner • Action of
ej??tuißnt. Veniirtfor the plaintiff-
Cora. rs Alvah W. Letteer. Indictment Larenny;
The jury in this case returned a verdict of ant
guilty without leaving the box.
Com. rs. Ilcnry Wall. Indtctment ; Fornication
and Bastardy, Verdict, guilty, and the Court sen
tenced Ilcn-y to py for his fun to the tune of twen
ty dollars to the Overseers of the Poor of North
mnreland twp., thirty dollars to Eliza, for lying in
expense; to pay one dollar per week until the bas
tard child attains the ago of seven yesrs, ard to
pay the costs of proseoution
On motion S- Tutton,* Esq., Wm. E.
Little was admitted to tbo'practice "of law in thn
several Courts of ihis County-
Court a ljoireotl on Thursday the 19th.
TUB MASON & HAMMNVABIXET OKUANS, forty
different flyles, u hiptee to sacked an 1 ocular music
for 90 dollars to 600 each Fifto-one gold or silver
medial*, or other Jfirst premiums, awarded them.
Illu-trateft Catalogues tree d-idres", M A9GN i
II AM LIN. Boston, r MASON Brothers, New York
% N n<Milional assessment, if S",00 on each
J\ share of St. r k. in the Nicholson Oil, and.
Mining Com|K-.ry, ordered by th<f Bard of di
re, tors at their Wat meeting.' (March jl. 1866,) to
he paid within 3'J (fays froui said dale. Stockhold
er*. all wiil depend on your punctuality, fur the
early c-iniucnociucLt of st iku g a well.
E N. BACON, Seet'y. .
Nicholson April 11. I w 6ti
13 hereby given that I have recently purchased
the fartif upon which Miles A. Sickler resiles,
in Overfieli Tp-, whi.-h widi all the personal proper
ty- horses, wagons, <-w r . bogs, bees, farming uten
sils household furniture Ac. on sai l larin, la.ely
purchased at ~hcr:iTs sale, T bare left in the pos
session of the said Mil-s A ?i k'.er to bo kept by
him during my pleasure- All persons are lor'oid
molesting, pur- h .sing or in any way interfering with
said property, asthev will no so at thetr peril.
1 " FULLER SICKLEH
Fulls, Ajril 16,1566. vSoffglt.
Letters testamentary on the estate i>! William
Fitch, late of XfwthuivreLmJ Township Wyoming
County, aec'u., h .viug been grunted the un i -rsigu
ed ; all persons having claims against 3aid estate
are requested to present :he same. July authentica
ted tor payment, and all iwrsons ind-bted to said
rst-ye will please tuake jxtytnent without iebvto
N rthmnrelai,. Pa., ) SARAII D. PITCH,
A p.il 10th > Executrix.
CI AME to the en Insure of th o subscriber, in Falls
> Wvoniihg County, Pa.. or. or about the 2uhof
. FOUR YEtRI IXG.3.
1 red bull, 2 red heifers, Idu i -n!ore t heifer. The
owner is requested to c.otno forward. pr.re property,
pay charges and take them away ; or thov will tx
disirste (of Wfc r! v g t-i Inv
Falls i'a- Aprn id, IStiG
The advertiser, having been restored to health in
a few weeks by a very simple remedy, af'ep having
suffered for several years with a severe lung affec
tion, ami that dread disease, Consumption- is anx
ious to make known to his fellow -sufferers the means
To all who desire it, ho will sen . a copy or the
, presoripth.il use ! (free of charge), with the directioii
t>r preparing aivl using the same, which they will
find a sunt Cuts: tor Cossum-Tios, ASTHMA, BRON
CHITIS, Cot ulis. Conns, and all Throat and Lung A
fection's. The only object of the advertiser in send!
ing the Prescription is to benefit the afflicted, and
spread information which he conceives to be invalu
able, and he hopes every sufferer will try his reined,
as it will cost them nothing, and may prove a bless
Parties wishing the prescription, FREE, by return
mail, w ill please address.
REV. EDWARD A. WILSON.
Wi.liamsburgb, Kings Co , New York
STRANGE, BI T TRUE.
Every yonng lady and gentleman in the United
States can he T something very inu.-b to their advan -
tage by return mail (tree of charge), bv addressing
the undersigned. Those having teais of beine hum
bugged will oblige hv not noticing this card. All
others will please address their obedient servant,
THOS. F. CHAPMAN,
831 Broadway, New York
▼5021-lyear —S. M. P. 4 Co.
DU. D. T. BTJH.3MSJ
Would inform-the citizens of Tunkhannock and
J vicinity that he is now permanently located in tats
! village for th- purpose of ai tending to alj profes
sional calls, with which he may be favored.
TEETH INSERTED ON
Particular attention j aid, to Filling and Kxtract
, j ing '
ALL WORK WARRANTED
OR NO SALE I
All persons are invited to call betvre getting work
' done elsewhere NO Cll AUG- for examination of
ROOMS at P. C.
Burns Jewelry Store
opposite Wall's Ho