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TUB liAMDRli FREEMAN.'
EDENSBt'no, FA.i ,
Titob-day, ; : : July 4, 1867.
11. L. JOHNSTON, - - - Editor.
Il A. McPIKE,. -- Publishes.
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DEf.lOCHATIC STATE TICKET.
ros, jpnoE of supreme court
noS. GEORGE SIIARSTTOOD,
DEMOCRATIC COUNTY TICKET.
!. ; FUR; ASSEMBLY
llos. JOHN l LINTON, Johnstown.
. " -roB sbebiff :'. ' . ' " -
JOHN A. BLAIR, Ebensburg'.
. , roa tbxasuber : , . '
JOHN COX, Conemaugh. -
FOB COMMISSIONEB : . -
JOHN A. KENNEDY, Carroiltowu.
' ' FOB JUBT COMMISIOJTBa :
JOHN RUCK. Carrolitowo.
FOB POOR HOUSE DIRECTOR :
. JOHN D. THOMAS, Ebensburg.
: " FOB AUDITORS r .
EDW. D. EVANS, Croyle, 3 years.
JOHN F. ALLEN, Yoder, 1 year.
' ' fobcoroseb: , ' ;
; J. A. HARROLD, Johnstown.
Democratic County Convention.
Incompliance with the call of the Chair-
roan of the Democratic County Commit
tee, the delegates chosen by the different
ward?, boroughs and townships assembled
in Convention, at the Couri House in this
place, at 1 o'clock p. m. on Monday, July
Int. On motion. IL L. Johnston was
chosen temporary Chairman, and J, C
Easlv aud Jacob A. Harrold named for
Secretaries pro tern.
The credentials of the different delegates
were then presented and read, and the fol
lowing named gentlemen admitted toseats
in the Convention :
Allegheny Tp Michael i.1 .guire, James
, BlacklickTp AbramMeaken, A RLong
aueckcr. ' - ' "
Cambria Tp Robert Murray, Thomas
Hoover. - -
' CunbrWBor B M'Cabc, Jas M'Hugh.
Carroll Tp Fred Snyder, Henry Byrne.
Carroiltowu Bor John Buck, J C Easly.
' Chest Tp Jacob Kirkpatrick, Jacob Dei
Chest Springs Bjr-rJohn M'Feely, Dan'l
Clearfield Tp Geo M'Gougb, T Adams.
Conemaugh Tp; Henry R Shaffer, Tho?
- Conemaugh Ror-r-II P Woodruff, Charles
Helfrich, let ward ; Jes3e Patterson, Maurice
M'Namara, 2d ward.
Crovla To Peter Brown. E D Evans.
Ebensburg Bor -Jas Myers, Lewis Rod
ger, east ward ; K u Johnstoni IS M'Uer
ttltt. west ward. ' '
- Gallltzin Tp John Porter, Chas Hunter.
Jackson Tp- Henry Rger, Thos Kinney.
Johnstown Geo - W Osborne. J A Har-v
rold, 1st ward; Jas Potts, Tbos M'Gough,
2d ward; Wm M'Pherson, John Blough,
8d ward ; B F Yeagley, Jas Kin, 4th ward j
Hugh Maloy, J K Ilite, fith ward. . -Loretto
Bor Felix Beck, Pat'k Meally.
MillviUe Bor D Burtholt, Tat'k Conley.
Mmuster Tp Geo M.'Culloucb, Ed Farren.
Prospect Bor Pat Boyle, Rob't Dimond.
i Richland.Tp Jacob Dunmirc, Jacob Gill
man. - , -
Summcrhill Td Ed'il'Glade. Wm Smay.
Susquehanna Tp Chas Weakland, Jacob
Gummitville Bor John Sharbaugh, Hen
- ry Hughes. '
" Taylor Tp Lawrence Ferlong, William
Washington Tp M M Adams, John U
White Tp John J Koon, W C Fleming.
Wilmore Bor Isaac Wike, M M'Colgan.
Yoder Tp Geo Gates, James S Osborne.
Ociiuotion Messrs. U. L. Johnston, J.
C. Easiy and J. A. Harrold were made
permanent officers of the Convention.
On motion, tho Convention proceeded
to tho nomination of a County Ticket,
when Hon. John 1. Linton was nomina
ted for Assembly by acclamation.
- The names of Messrs. John A. Blair,
of Kbensburg, Jas.'lJ. M'Creigbt, of Johns
town, and John Porter, of Washington
township, wore then offered in connection
with the office of Sheriff, and on the first
ballot Mr. lilair was chosen as the nomi
nee, the vote being as follows : Blair 37,
M'Creigbt 19, Porter 13. : Jv' .
' The next in order was the selection of
a candidate for County-Treasurer, ; for
which oCce Joseph M'-Donald and IL
Kinkead, of Ebensburg, Michael M'Col
gan, of Wilmore, and John Cox, of Con
emaugh borough, were named. Three
ballots vvero taken " before a choice was
made, the vote standing:
'- First BaUct.
Jos IPDonald, . 11 j Mich'l M'Colgan, 17
' II Kinkead. 16 John Cox, 23
The name of Joseph M' Donald was
withdrawn, and the Convention proceeded
to the ' '
- ' Second Ballot. " V
r II Kiukead, 13 f Mich'l M'Colgan, 24
John Cox," 82.
There Etilt being no choice a third bal
lot wtxi ordered, with the followir-r icuii;
j ; ; Third JBaUot. ; "
Kinkead, 6 f Mich'l M'Colgan, 24
Joan Cox, 40. .
Mr. Cox was thereupon declared the
nominee of the Convention for County-Treasurer.
The nomination for Co. Commissioner
being next on the list, John A. Kennedy,
Carroll, Jos. Criste, of .Washington,
Francis O'Friel, of Loretto, Simon P.
Dunmyer, of Jackson, Ed. M'Glade, . of
Summerhill, W. A. Makin, of Blacklick,
Wm. J. Williams and Fred. Kittell,
EbenBburg, were proposed as suitable
incumbants for that position, and the Con
veution proceeded to ballot, with the re
sult given below :
Jno A Kennedy, 27 j Wm J Williams,
Joseph Criste, 2 1 Eaw BrUlade,
Francis O'Friel, 19 W A Makin ,'
S P Dunmyer, 7 Fred Kittell,
The names of Messrs. M'Glade, Ma
kin and Kittell being withdrawn, the del-
gates were again called and their votes
footed up thus on the
Kennedy. 34 I O'Friel. - 23
Criste, 1 Dunmyer,
No decision having yet been arrived at,
.Messrs. . Criste, Dunmyer and Williams
were" withdrawn from the contest, and the
Convention then proceeded to tho
Kennedy. . 30 I O'Friel. 30
Mr. Kennedy having received the high
est number of votes, was announced as the
candidate for County Commissioner, after
which the delegates were called on to pro
pose the names of one or more suitable.
persons from whom to select a candidate
for Jury Commissioner. In this connec
tion, 11 J. Lloyd and George Gurley, of
Ebensburg, John Bearer, of Susquehanna,
Geo.-Walters, of White, and John Buck,
of Carrolltown, were named and voted for
Lloyd, 4 Bearer. 7
Gurley, 19 j Walters, ". 11
Buck, K3.' .
. No choice, and the names of- Messrs.
Lloyd and Bearer being erased from the
tally list, the followms was the result on
c. Bk ... . !
Being still undecided, the came of Mr.
Gurley was withdrawn, and a third bal
lot being ordered the result was r
V ' Third Ballot : -
Walters, 21 Buck, 42
Mr. Buck was thereupon 'declared the
nominee for Jury Commissioner. ;
Christian Snyder, of Jackson, Henry
Walters,- Wm. P. Patton and George W.
Osborne, of Johnstown, H. O'Hara, of
Minister, and John D. Thomas and Isaac
Crawford, of Ebensburg, were then pre
sented for the suffrage of the Convention
for the position of Poor House Director.
The names of the delegates were then
called and their votes recorded on
Snyder. 15 I Patton, 4
Walters. 7 Thomas, 28
O'Hara. . 9 Osborne, 1
The names of Messrs. Patton, Osborne
and Crawford were then withdrawn,and on
Second Ballot. -
SnTder had 17 t O'Hara had 8
Walter 0 1 Thomas " 32
No one of the gentlemen named. baYing
a majority of all tho votes cast, another"
ballot was entered into, after the with
drawal of Mr. O'llara's name, and the
followiog was given as the result :
. Third Ballot. -
Snyder, 28 Walters, '.' 3
The name of J ohn D. Thomas was ac
cordingly announced as candidate for Poor
. The nominations for Auditors and Cor
oner were then made by acclamation , E.
r TT - t J .
u. .cvanf, oi Vvroyie, ueing cnosen lor
Auditor for the term ot three years, John
F. Allen, of Yoder,' for OBe year, and
J. A. Harrold, of Johnstown, for Coroner.
The names of Capt II. D. Woodruff
find J ames Potts, Esq., of Johnstown,
and Philip Collins, Esq , of Ebensburg,
were then suggested for Delegate to the
State Convention, and on the first ballot
Woodruff received 22 votes, Potts 15,
and Collins 23. Mr. Potts then withdrew
his name, and on second ballot Mr. Wdbd
ruff was eho3en Delegate, the vote stand
ing: Woodruff 30, Collins 23. : .,
Messrs. James Potts, of Johnstown,
Isaac Wikc, of .Wilmore, and M. M; Ad
ams, cf Washington township, were se
lected Conferees by acclamation, and YL
L. Johnston, Esq., of Ebensburg, was
chosca in like manner Chairman of the
Democratic County Committee. , "
After suggesting the name cf one per
son from each district as member of the
CuiiJity Committee, tha Convention ad-
lourned.: after a most pleasant and bar-
monious session of four hours duration,
andafler placing in nomination a ticket in
every way worthy the confidence and sup
port of the Democracy of Cambria county.
HEWS OF THE WEEK.
. Saturday, June 29tb, was the eigh
teen hundredth anniversary of St. Peter's
At Cohoes, New York, six boys have
been drowned while bathing within the
past two weeks. -
Two young men died in New York
city, and one in Brooklyn, last week, from
drinking ice water while playing base ball.
. A lady brought before the Police
Court of Cleveland, for drunkenness, wore
five thousand dollars worth of diamonds.
-The corner stone of the Catholic
Cathedral, intended to be the largest
church edifice in Indiana, will be laid at
Indianapolis next week.
The prelates of the Catholic Church
of America, now in Rome, have presented
the' Pope with 200,000, in gold coin, and
a silver model of the yacht Henrietta.
In the very heart of a log which was
being sawed up at Augusta, Me., the other
day, a strip of paper was found on which
was written in pencil, "1775, J. B. Dun
kirk, with Arnold,"
At an election for School Directors,
held at Lancaster, Pa., on Friday last,
the Democrats elected their ticket by a
thousand majority. This is the largest
majority ever given in that city.
Official despatches from Mexico an
nounce the fact that. Maximilian was shot
to death, by order of Juarez, on the-19th
of June, notwithstanding the humane in-
sition of our government ia his behalf.
The Democracy of Philadelphia have
purchased property at. the corner of Ninth
and Arch streets, upon which they propose
to erect a club house of brown stone simi
lar to the Union League House, on Broad
street. . .
Jacob Venus, a respectable farmer
of Springfield, York county, committed
suicide by hanging himself a few days
ago. No cause is assigned.. for his com
mitting the rash act.'''. He leaves a wife
and several smalf children.
-Of nine negrces arrested for the mur
der of Mr. John -Golden, a merchant of
Wolr rVmnf. "v;Ttr.;Q nn ta m ,.r
y .-L ti ..- I
cape, one has been, acquitted, and five
have been sentenced to be hanged, . , ,
A freedman in Texas proved a claim
of $150 for wages against his master, but
a negro jury would allow him only 110,
on the ground that they" knew him to be
a trifling, lazy scoundrel," and not worth
what his employer agreed to give him;
Radical organs claim credit for Jndge
Williams because ho studied law with
that distinguished "copperhead,'' Judge
Lowry. To make anything Out of any
of their candidates the Pads are always
compelled to hunt up Democratic roots.
A raft passed Memphis, Tennessee,
last week, which would, if placed on dry
land, cover over one and a half acres of
ground. It was composed of 527 tiers,
averaging each 50 feet, and containing in
all about 1,400,000 square feet of finely
-The Philadelphia Cadger says : One
Col. Schumaker has just died in the luna
tic asylum, who is reported to have first
discovered : coal in this State in 1311.
The people had no faith in his discovery.
and atler losing a large fortune, he spent
the last twenty-one years of his life in the
asylum. - -
A Norwegian woman, dressed in
homespun, - brief and limp, who, only
seven weeks from her native land, arrived
at Milwaukee one day last week, was
seen two hours after vriih a bran new hoop
skirt under her arm, just entering a 'car
for Minnesota. It was her first trial of
Yankee institutions, and illustrates the
Forney, writing from England, says :
"lou would ba astonished to find how
Charles Sumner is admired here." Sid
ney Smith used to say : "If yoa exam
ine a blue-bottled fly with a microscope,
vou will find its body coverfed with nolv
IT. - . . DJ
umo parasites, who believe their own par
I ticular fly the bluest, grandest, merriest
in ; tne universe.
Suraner is Forney's
In Norway and Sweden there is re
ported to be a perfect mania on the sub
ject of emigration. All who can gather
together a sulhcient sum to pay their pass-
age3 to America make a start. They go
'chiefly to Minnesota and other parts of
the Northwest. The people of the United
States will always welcoma the poor and
dissatisfied of other lands. There are
millions of broad and fertile acres that
need cultivation. ; ,r
A young clerk, J. C
Greenfield, Ohio, who has long been suf
fering with a peculiar pain in his stomach,
giddiness and dimness of vision, was re
lieved, a few days since, through the Agen
cy of a strong purgative, of a living snake
seventeen and a half inches in length, and
about three-fourths of an inch in diame
ter at the largest part cf the body. He
says in June, 18Gi, ha remembers, while
drinking from a brook, he swallowed
something unusual, but paid no attention
to it at the time.. ,
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scription price only 60 cents a year, payable
in advance. A beautiful Jiltl8 puzzle sent
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the first number of-Vol. III. -is commenced
a new Serial, by the celebrated Capt. Mayne
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dress "Mebby and Wise," Box 18, Station
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: Tbe Bankbi.pt Law. Now that this
act is coins into operation, it Is best that
everyone interested in bankruptcy should
have a good copy of the law, and we can
think of no better way of obtaining one than
by sending 20 cents to Frank Moore, Pub
hshcr, Bible House, New York, for a copy
of his "People's Edition." It is sent free by
mail, for that price 20 Cents. ,
Adam Bricker, of South Mahoning town
ship, Indiana county, hung himself with a
plow-line, in the woods near his residence,
on the 20th ult. No cause is assigned. He
was a widower, and had no family.
Mr. Samuel Jones, of Rostraver township.
Westmoreland county, while engaged with
several other persons ia rolling logs into the
river, some three weeks ago, was so severely
injured by a log about thirty feet long roll
ing over him, that he lived only ten hours
after being injured.
The'man spoken of in our last as having
been foully dealt with near Black Log bta
tion, on the P. R. R., still lies at the Patter
son Mouse, in r'atterson, out is recovering
slowly. He is a German, gave his name as
Wm. Carles, and says his companions, after
assaulting, robbed him of $200. -
A young woman with an -infant in her
arms got off a passenger train at Mill Creek
Huntingdon county, a few days since, and
entering a hotel there, deposited the "little
responsibility" on a settee, remarking that
she wished to be absent a few minutes, step
ped out and got on the train again, since
when nothing has been learned of her where
abouts. The infant has been adopted by a
family in the neighborhood. '
Read the following letter from Richard4L.
Franklin, Esq., President of the Yonkers and
New York Fire Insurance Co. :
Office Yonkers and Ncio York Fire Ins. Co.,
JNew York, October 13th, 1866.
I take pleasure in certifying to the prompt
payment by the Hartford Live Stock I&su.
ranee Company for the loss by sudden death,
of a very valuable Cow on my farm at River-
dale, insured in that Company. Tu:s animal
On connection with my other stocfei was
icsured in tho Hartford Livestock Insurance
n rnr th inat. r,A .1.1 rm th
third day thereafter from a violent inflam
matory attack, though apparently well the
day previous. I received a draft for the
amount from the Company without any die
count, by ' the next mail after forwardm
information of the loss. I cheerfully recom
mend the Hartford Liva Stock Insurance
Company, and would advise owners of live
stock to insure therein, for my own experi
ence demonstrates most conclusively that
'delays are dangerous." -RICHARD
Thk Latest asd Best News is that R.
H. Sins6r, who, upon hia entiee into our
town, reduced the price cf horse-shoeing one- j
third, has determined still to lead the van,
and offers to work 10 per cent, lower than
the lowest for cash, and insures satisfaction.
Persons needing tire on their wagons or car
riages, can save dollars by giving him their
work. "A dollar saved is a dollar gained,"
and the way to save many of them is to get
your blacksmithiog done with Mr. Singer,
at the west end of town. Mr. o. is also sell
ing I. C. Singer's unequalled Tire and Band
Bender a machine which saves a great
amount of time and labor and bends the Tire
round and true of which Wm. Myers, of
Altoona, says he would not take $100 and
do without. Any amount of testimony just
like that can.be shown, but the machine is
ita own best recommendations to a mechanic.
Tersons wishing. to purchase should call on
or address R. H, Singeu, Ebensburg.
Territory for sale. . For terms address I.
C. Sisges. Box 85, Altoona, l a.
The advertiser, having been restored to
health in a few weeks by a very simple
remedy, after . having suffered for several
years with a severe rung affection, and that
dread disease Consumption- is anxious to
make known to his fellow-sufferers the
means of cure.
To all who desire it, he will send a copy
of tho prescription used (free of charge)
with the directions for preparing and using
fhe same, which they will find a sure cure
tor the Consumbtion, Asthma, Bronchitis,
Coughs, Colds, and all Throat and Lung
Affections. The object of the advertiser ia
sending the Prescription is to benefit the
afilcted, and spread information which he
conceives to be invaluable, and he hopes
every sufferer will try hi3 remedy, as it wjll
cost them nothing, and may prove a bless
ing. Parties wishing the prescription, free,
by return mail, wilt please address REY.
1 EDWARD A. WILSON,
King3 Co., New York.
Entions op isrouTXJ.
A gentleman who suffered for years from
Nervous Debility. Premature Decay, and
all the effects of vouthful indiscretion, will,
for the sake of suffering humanity, send free
to all who need it, the recipe and directions
A mm a m m - mm t
of tor-mating the simple remedy oy wmcn ce
the advertiser's experience, can do so by
addressing, in perfect confidence. JOHN B.
OGDEN, 42 Cedar street N. Y.
The People's Vehdict.- No one 'need
suffer with the Piles. W. W. Bebee, farm
er, near Kalamazoo. Mich., says "After suf
fering intensely with riles for thirty years.
one bottle of Dr. Strickland's rue Uemedy
cured me." C. L. Glass, Janesville, Wis.,
says one bottlo cured him and his brother.
A. u. Rose, Postmaster, rcru, u., says it
cured him in a few days. ' tc.
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GOODS OR PRICES
and invito tho
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13U1 mil) 131UU11
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CAMBRIA CO., PEN N A,
? CJUICIt SALES,
1 AND SMALL PROFIT
AND SMALL PROFITS'
" AND SMALL PROFIT -GURLEY'S
NEW CHEAP STOI p
GTJR LEY'S NEW CHEAP STOP?
,GU1ILRY!S NEW CHEAP SToS
, ; KBENSBU1U3. PA
, EBENSBURG. PA.
The Largest Stock of Goods. TLtv,
Selected and the Greatest Yarittj
brought to Town. - "
LARGEST, CTIEAPEST AND BEST
LARGEST, CHEAPEST AND EEST
LARGEST, CHEAPEST AND EES!
GO AND SEE.
GO AND SEE. .
GO AND SEE.
The subscriber calls the attention of jv
public to the fact, that he has just recel
and opened out in his New Store, a 1
stock of goods, consisting of - '
FLOUR, CORN MEAL, CHOP FEED
Bran. Fish, Bacon and Cheese; Sugar, (ij
fee. Tea, Molasses. Spices, Tobacco! (jUj
uanaies, Doap, v inegar, xc rc.
NOTIONS, DRUGS, TERFUMEEY.
Stoneware and Earthenware. ALSO, ijj
aswrtment of the best and latest tTl.
Hats. He always kerps coustautfy ef
hand Bologna Sausages, Sardines, Fresh as
Spiced Oysters in can, or half cans, aaf
most evcrviniKg in me rauDg or ennk" '
line. AU. of which will be SoU at lttj
Mat x Street, Eaf-ssBcaa, Pi.
January 31, 1867.
HAS IS STOEE THK LARGEST STOCK it
DRUGS AND ME
Glue, Putty, Alcohc:
DTIS AXD DYCSTtrrS. j
Glasncare, Druggist1 Sundries, fa
EVER OFFERED IN THE COUNTS
FOR SALR AT
WHOLESALE CITY PRICK
- Agent for fhe sale of all the
POPULAR PATEKT riTDICEI
1H THE KAF.KtT.
Iw our stock of
1TE DEFY CO3IPETITI0S!
C. T. ?RAZER.
June 20, 1867.-ly. JOUNSTOU'XU
IMPORTANT to EEIlYB0I
JOIIS D. TII03I.4S
Takes pleasure in ancouncing to the citit j
of Ebensburg and the north of tbe coa'j
generally, that he has recently added toU
stock a larg and complete assorttteiit of .
SHOES, BUSKIXS, GAlTEIiS, t
For Ladies1 and CMdrens V.'car,
from the celebrated wholesale manr.fetar;:
eioablihment of Ziegler & button, rhi'',
phia. This stock comprises cverythinguj
is desirable and serviceable in the wj j
custom-mads sewed icork, and every artiu ;
warranted of the best material and mostf ;
feet manufacture. Iu the sale of these gs .
the subscriber pledges himself to repair sf
of charge any article that n.ay give
tcr a reasouable time and reasonable os."
The ladies are specially invited to caL t
examine the stock. . f
The subscriber alsd keeps on hand
prepared to manufacture to order BCv t
and SHOES for Gent's and Youth's wj
tha very best material and workup
and at prices as reasonable as like wort s ,
be obtained anywhere. Fiench Calf.
mon'Calf, Morocco and all ether ki j
Leather constantly on haod. f
C7" Store on Main street, next door
Crawford's Hotel. . TebSljj
Are You Lame, Crippled or Defect
or, have you or your neighbors a clu
with contracted limbs, or curved sp j
crooked feet, or weak oraraly k3 ;
ankles, or who are entirely helpless
are obliged to creep, or to walk withers--,
es, or'whote limbs are shortened, or croc--or
drawn up, or who walk on tLet-1
whose ankles roll over or torn i.',Tl'
who have crooked knees from white
ing or scrofula, or who limp from t.p
culties? To save such from a e(Z
will j'ou cot write a letter, giving
inent points of the case, and receive icff
free of charge, a circular, which issJ '
means of saving them f If so. soures
J. P. MANN, 133 West 41st Street
E. T. SLACK,
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WITH , .
m. CRESSVELL 00
Importers and Jctbcrsof
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513 3Irfct Strot. -t
June 20, 1867.-ly.
OPE for Patent Hay J
had low for cash at HUMLU