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Wednesday Horning, January 3, 1872.
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wm matter m EVERY page.
Miss Laura A Berry is a notary pub
lic at Davenport, Iowa.
M. Hki.vrk h is the name of a French
man who has invented a new guillotime.
Thk impeachment measures against
Governor Fcott, of South Carolina, were
The Free Traders have organited
strong lobby to operate on Congress this
Christmas was a serious day in Salina,
Kansas. A fire there on that day de
stroyed $75 000 worth of property.
Humphrey Marshall, of Kentucky, weighs
over four hundred pounds, and has a
girth around the waist of four yards.
Dr. Ebknuzeb Royden, aged 70
year?, a citizen of Massachusetts, commit
ted suicide nu Sunday before Christmas.
Tub Government of Japan has ex
presaed itself willingly to open up the
whole of that country to foreign inter
The upper portion of Xew York city
was left in daikntss on the evening of
!, ytrd nit hv tlie n.irti:il rmloMnn nf :
ir.iss woiks i.i that part of the citv.
George W. Childs, of the Philadelphia
Ledger, has a residence at the corner of
Walnut and Twenty third streets said
to be one of the finest private residence
in the world.
At the Union League Ilouse, Phila
delphia, on the evening of the 22uil of
December last, a reception iu honor of
Hon. George A. Boker, United States
Minister to Turkey, was given by a num
ber of Lis friends.
Tiie Xorlh American says that the ,
latest account of the number of Hebrews
in tt. 1.0A c,,. L, . l;t ,,
ttian a quarter of a million, it tniuks !
that sooner later this crushed race will
come to America.
0 the 23rd ult., two men riding in a j
buggy near New Albany, Indiana, were '
caught iu a storm. The horse, buggy. !
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and men were lilted lrom ttie ground aud i
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earned forty feet through the air. All
escaped without injury.
Dr. J A. Howard, recently convict- j
id in Cuba, of giving aid to the rebel, '
and sentenced to eight years' imprison
men in 1 1, npnlt.nti.rr ia , nt,V f !
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The Pennsylvania Legislature will
have, during the coming session, three
questions of general interest to dispose
of: Local Option, The Constitutional ,
Convention, aud the Redisricting of the ,
The eminent divine, learned scholar,
and true patriot, Rev. Robert J. Breck
inridge, died at his home in Danville,
Kentucky, on the evening of the 27th of
December, aged 70 years and 9 months.
His memory ia cherished by every good
man in the country,
A joint resolution proposing the 16th
amendment to the Consitution of the
I'nited States has been offered in the
United States Senate providing for the
establishment in each State and Territory
of a system of free common schools, pro
hibiting the United States or Territory
from giving aid to sectarian schools, aud
giving Congress the right to euforce it
by appropriate legislation. Referred to
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There is a probability that Congress
will pass a very liberal amnesty bill dur
ing the present session. The House of
Representatives has already moved on
that question, aud passed that "all politi-
cnl disabilities arising from participation ;
in the rebellion be removed, excluding ;
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a ffi,.,a f tl.o arm t. vnA tilvtt .-,n I wllirh llAS been Slttin? ID PW Otic CUT-
aided the rebellion, aud members of State I
conventions who voted for and signed I
ordinances of secession."
Tub Legislature last winter passed
the following in regard to an amendment
to the State Constitution, so as to make
the office of State Treasurer an elective
"lie hv the people instead of by the Leg
,-Strike. out the Sixth Section of the
Sixth Article of the Constitution, and in
sert in lieu thereof the following : " A
Statfl Treasurer shall be chosen by the
qualified oleefirs of the State, at such
times and for sueh teim of service as
tshall be prescribed by law."
The consent of a majority of both
lionsee of the present Legislature will be
necessary. That being obtained, the
amendment will be voted ,tvi by the peo
j,lo at tLe fall election.-
The Prcstdnt en Ciril Service Reform.
TLe President, in Lis message, accom
panied by the report of the civil service
commission, to the UoMte juat before the
holiday receM, impresses the reader with
the belief that lie is htttrtiry in, favor of
civil service reform. " lie accepts "and
adnntR all nf- tlip rules framed and rennrt
cd by the comu.Usiouers. It will be
amusing to see the gentlemen in Congress
who berated the President for not doinc
.nmpthin. W ri.il rv!,. fnrm. ri
to emlain" how it comes that he is. after
all that has ben wid. atill the foremost
man in the civil, service
By the adoption of the rules of the
commission the disgraceful scrambles at
the White House for the appointment to
office is almost entirely removed. In each
of the departments of .the Goveriimcnt a
commission will be appointed, whose duty
it will be to examine into the character,
health, and age of the applicant for of
fice iu the civil service, and also as to hi
qualification in speaking, reading and
writing the Ei)gli-b language ; excepting
the following officers, who will be ap
pointed, without an examination,. by the
President : the heads of departments, as
sistant secretaries of departments, assist
ant attorney-geueral and assistant post
master general, solicitor general, solicitor
of the trearnry, naval solicitor, solicitor
of internal revenue, examiner of claims
in the State Department, treasurer of the
United States, register of the Treasury,
first and second controllers of the Trea
sury, judges of the United States courts,
district attorneys, private secretary of
the Presideut, srulaejadora aud other
public ministers, superintendent of the
coast survey, director of the mint, gov
ernors of Territories, special commission
ers, special counsel of visiting aud exam
ining board?, persons appointed to posi
tions without compensation for their scr
vices, despatch agents and bearers of
despatches, and postmaster whose annual
salary is less than two hundred dollars.
The heads of departments at Wash
ington commenced the adoption of the
rules on the first of the new year.
Mr. Hoar's Labor and Capital Hill.
Mr. Hoar's bill on the question of la
"or and capital passed tuei.ower House 1
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of Congress ou the 2Gih of December. '
leas Ui, nays J(. Ur the nays
were Democrats aud G Republicans
Thirteen of those who voted agaiust the
bill were northern men. The balance
17, were southern men. The bill passed
reads a. follows :
A Bill to provide for the appoiutoient
of a commission on the sui jctof wa
ges and hours of labor and capital,
in the United States.
Be it emtfl, d Ly lie S' nale and Iloiisr,
tif Ripresfvlat'trt il the L'nitcd States
if Amtrica, in Congr s assembled. That
there shall be appointed by the Trei-
dent, by and with the advice and consent
of the tenate, a comnusson of three per
ons. oi wunru one snail oe practically
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i lueutliieu Willi me lauoring interests oi
the country, who shall be selected from
civil liie solely with reference to their
character and capacity for an honest and
impartial investigation, who shall hold
0njce for the period of one year from the
date of their appointment, unless their
duties shall have been sooner accomplish-
ed, who shall investigate the subject of
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the wages and hours of labor, and of the
divi!(i,)U f th(J joillt pnfiu of ,aW nd
capital between the laborer aud the cap-
italic ; and the socul, educational, and
Mniury condition of the laboring classes
of the United States and how the same
re effected by existing laws regulating
commerce, finance, and currency ; pro-
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appointed irrespective of political or par
tiian considerations, and from civil life.
Sec 2. That said commissioners shall
receive an annual salary of S5.000 each,
shall bn authorized to employ a clerk.
and shall renort the result of their inveg-
tigation to the President, to be by him
transmitted to Congress.
Mr. Sumner proposes an amendment
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that no citizen shall hold the office ofi
President more than once
! however, propose that the amendment
shall prevent the re election of any one
to that office next fall, who once before
had been President. The amendment
shall only affect Presidential elections
that are to follow that of 1S72.
It will be seen and understood at a
glance, that Mr. "Sumner is not aiming at
President Grant. He does not frame his
general law for a special case. If the
Senator had shown' a disposition to affect
the impending election, he certainly
would find few to advocate the amend
ment. As the proposal stands to-day, it
j is honorable ; if it should, in its legislative j
i course, assume any other form, it should j
Ix regard to the reports of the finan
cial condition of South Carolina, circula-
ted some time ago, the following despatch
dated Columbia, December 25Ub, gives
imormation: i ne report ot me negioia- ;
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tivn .Inint I n vp i irat i n r I jommittee. I
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i"g the summer, with B F. Whittemore
as chairman, has appeared. It gives
three hnndred printed pages, and gives
an elaborate review of the administra
tion of the State finances since the in
stallation of the present government
Regarding the State debt, the committee
declare they cannot believe other than
the fearful truths that stare us in the
face ; that the bonds and stocks printed
by the American Bank Note Company
($12, 540,000). represent the liability of
the State, and for which the faith and
credit of the State, however unlawfully
presented, has been pledged. The pay
ment of the contingent liability, incurred
by railroad indorsements, swells total to
Sidney E. Morse, the founder of the
New York OStcrrcr, died last week.
Kererdj Johnson on the Enkhtt Elan in
Reverdy Jobnaon, of Slarylutd, of
whoar every reading man baa beard, and
who was counsel for certain Members of
tne Koklax KJan, arrested and put up
on trial recently in South Carolina,' de
I livered himself as follows, on the out
j raSe8 of lbat organiiion : j
"X l,ave Iwtened with Lorror lo BOme I
! of tLe lest.mony which has been brought ,
before 7oa Tte outrages proved have
I beeD locking to humanity ; they admit
neither of tyMcUlMM nor excuse ; they
violate every obligation which law an
nature. impost upon men These men
appear to have beeu alike insensible to
the obligations of humauity aud religion.
but the' day will come, however, if it has
not already arrived, when they will deep
ly lament it. Even if justice should not
overtake them, there is another tribunal
from which . there ia no escape. It is
their own conscience, that tribunal which
Bits in the breast of every living man,
and that still email voice that thrills
through the heart, aud as it speaks gives
happiuess or torture the voice of con
science the voice of God. And" if it
has not already spoken to them in tones
which have waked them np in the enor
mity of their conduct. I trust in the mer
cy of heaven that a voice will speak be
fore they shall be called to the dread tri
bunal to account for their transactions in
this world "
Will the Democracy repudiate Mr.
Johuson aud say that be does not tell
lite truth ?
Woman Suffrage in Wyoming.
It is known that woman has the right
to vote and hold office in Wyoming. Re
cently the Legislature passed a bill re
pealing those rights conferred upon the
ladies. Governor Campbell promptly
vetoes the bill. An effort was made to
pass it over tho Governor's veto, but it
did not succeed, and the ladies there still
enjoy the right. The following is a por
tion of the Governor's veto message:
''In this Territory women have mani
fested for its highest interests in devotion,
strong, ardent and intelligent. They
have brought to public affairs a clearness
of understanding and a soundness of
juagmenr. wuicn, considering tneir exclu-
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ion bitberto from practical participation
in nnYitiml !1 f 1 1 n t inn anrl mAVAmnnta m
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worthy of the greatest admiration, and
above all praise. The conscience of wo
man iu all things is more discriminating
and sensitive than that of men; their
seuse of justice not compromising or
time-serving, but pure and exacting ;
their love of order not spasmodic or sen
timental merely, but springing from the
heart. All these t!ie better conscience,
the exalted sense of justice and the abid
ing love of order have been mada by the
enfranchisement of women to contribute
to the good government and well being
of our Territory. To the plain teachings
of these two years I cannot close my
The Democratic members of Congress
strenuously insist- d that the bill of items
of the expenses of the Kn Klux Com
mittee should be published in full They
thought it would prove a grand election
eering document for their party. But
they were deeply chagrined on reading
the statement in the Globe on Wednes
day morning. It turns out that the
Democratic members of the committee
put in the heaviest bills and got the most
money. Mr Beck leads off with $1,-
2I'J 80; next in amount ia Mr. F. Blair,
who drew $1,052 SO, and the third is
Mr. Van Trump, who was paid $1,040
Senator Scott, the chairman, drew
$712 SO, and the other Republican mem
bers from S300 to SI ,006. It is under
stood they will not make use of the state
ment as proposed. Ilirrisburg Tdc
iraph. TtlEV have an ugly trunk mystery iu
Quebec, Canada. A despatch from there
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tery causca great excitement in tuis cry.
The other day a box was found at the
Grand Trunk Railway depat containing
the mutilated body of a woman in a par
tially decayed condition. The limbs
bad been cut off, and the flesh basked
off in lumps for convenience of packing.
The box had been left behind by a stran
ger, who bad crossed the river in a ferry
boat. IJ is namu is unknown. Foul
play is suspected, aud the authorities are
busy investigating the matter.
Erie, Dec. 21. A horrible tragedy
occurred at Kane, IV, on December 29.
The wife and child of Patrick Burns
were found dead on Thursday morning.
a barn near their house. The
physician who examined their bodies
say there is no doubt that both were
t . murdered, the wife having been etrang-
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has been committed to jail to await the
leu, anu luc cuuu b b&uu uiub.cii. xuriis
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result of the Coroner s inquest.
Cincinnati, Dec. 29 A man named
Browning, who, with others, made an at
tack on the house of George Duncan,
colored, in Bracken county, Ky., a week
ago, was shot and killed. Duncan, how
ever, was captured and lodged in jail,
from which he was subsequently taken
by fifty-two disguised and armed men
and hanged. There was great excite
ment in the place on Monday.
Columbia, Dec. 29. In the United
States Court to-day the following Kuklux
prisoners pleaded guilty and were sen
tenced each to eighteen months impris
onment and $100 fine : Henry C War
lick, Mil us. Carroll, Eli Ross Staart,
Josiah Martin and Samuel G. Brown.
The trial of Dr. Edward Avery, charged
with conspiracy to prevent colored -men
from voting, was begun.
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tOTE UD POWER. ,
Love anil power eacb stand alone as
abject yet often appear inseparable
In discovering the weakness of one it
I bnt strengthen the other. They are
wonderful conspirators, sometimes so
mystified that we see through their effects
darkly. The greatest kings, warriors
aud statesmen that ever lived, have been
influenced by both in some degree. Da
vid, notwithstanding bis power to con
-quer and role ia-hi. -great throne, ever
remembered bis early affection for Jona
than. He loved him as bis own soul
When the news of bis death reached the
good king, he cried, "I am distressed for
thee ; thy love was wonderful, surpassing
the love of woman." Solomon says
"Many waters cannot quench love, uei
ther can the floods drown it ; if a man
would give the substance, of bis house
for love, it would be utterly contemned
Did ever one man exercise more love
and power than the Reformer, Martin
Luther ? Alexander and Napoleon were
powerful agencies, as the world terms it,
but they did not attempt to break down
a government without armies. : Luther
alone defied the Roman Council. .'Twas
not for fame that he disobeyed the Pope's
laws, for blacker clouds never whirled
around one, person. lie expected to give
his life a sacrifice to the cause of Christ
So dear was Christ to him that when he
received the summons to appear at Worms
to meet the Papists in all their force and
wiry doctrines,, he said his blood was
what they desired, and he would meet
them rather than submit to the Pope's
creed. When he came near the city, a
friend seut a messenger to him not to
enter the city, fearing his life would be
required. Luther's reply was, .i'Go, tell
your master that though there should be
as many devils at Worms as there are
tiles upon the bouses, I would enter in."
He knew bis writings were found in the
Bible, and could prove it, before all Rome.
Though weak, iu body, there was a power
within that enabled him to withstand the
fiery darts of Satan everywhere.: The
love which be bad for his God, whom he
served, was the fonndation of this bold
ness of spirit. Napoleon, what a com
parison. He bartered love for fame and
the homage of this world. Luther ex
pected his reward in eternity..
We know of the love that some enter
tain for others ; but this is of the earth,
earthy, very often. The love of God j
exceeds anything we can comprehend ;
'tis the sum and substance of all happi
ness here below. When Christ was
questioned by a lawyer of the Pharisees,
relative to the greatest commandment, his
reply was, "Thou shalt love the Lord thy
God with all thy heart, with all thy soul
and with all thy mind." This is the first
and great commandment, and the second
is like unto it, " Thou shalt love thy
neighbor as thyself. On these two com
mandments hang all the law and the
prophets." What can be more definite
than this ? Love is the mainspring of
life ; then comes the power to act aa the
heart desires. If we love God with all
our soul and mind, of course we will en
deavor to obey bis precepts and conquer
self. What greater power can avail as
much. We are told, "He that is slow to
anger is better than the mighty ; and he
that ruleth bis spirit than he that taketh
An Unreported Conversation. -
During the Grand Duke Alexis's
walks through the Bridgeport cartridge
factory the other day, be pointed to sev
eral working men and inquired of Gov
ernor Jewel, "Are these men what yon
call the common people?" The Governor
replied that they were a fair specimen of
the working classes in this country.
"But do yon mean to say that these get
into official position I" fnrther asked the
imperial scion. "Perhaps not any of
these men," rejoined Governor Jewel;
"but men of their class do ; they are
educated men, most of them that is,
they can all probably read and write,
and most of them take and read the
newspapers." Do yon know of any
casses where such men have actually
been elected to office V again qnerried
the curious Alexis. "O, certainly the
Governor said : "I myself worked in
the shop as a tanner till I was twenty
years of age ; and the announcement
seemed to puzzle the Duke a good deal.
Here was the Governor of a State, as
well dressed and as well in appearing as
himself, who had actually worked in a'
shop, and this man was welcoming him
in behalf of , a 100,000 voters; it was
more of an enigma than the boy had
ciphered on previously ; but as he goes
through the country be will ascertaiu up
on inquiriug, that- very many of the pub
lic men here have come direct from the
workshop. In Massacbuetts, where be
is now visiting, Governor Claflin was a
shoemaker, Senator Wilson was a cobler
also, and General Banks was a machin
es!. Hartford Courant-
The cattle In Texas will die by thou
sands in consequence of the severe winter
It is computed, says the' State Journal,
that the West Texas cattle iuterest has
lost in stock, from the present cold snap,
over $400,000 worth. By-and-by our
stock raisers will comprehend that it is
cheaper as well as wiser, to provide some
shelter and food for cattle during the
winter northers, rather than to permit
decimation by cold, starvation and ex
posure. A fine specimen of amethyst, garnet
and gold-bearing quarts was discovered
by the workmen on the bridge fonnda
tion at St- Joseph, Mo., Saturday, at a
depth of 45 feet below low water mark.
Just as We Found Them.
Squirrels are quoted at ten cents a
bushel in some parts of Georgia. ' t '
An Iowa girl has contracted to eat ad
dear 320 acres of timber land this win
ter. A Cincinnati child tied crape on the
door to see if the carriage would come to
take them ont riding as it did the family
across the street.
. Nervous headache is said to be instant
ly relieved by shampooning the-head
with a quart of cold water iu which a
desertspoouful of soda has been dissolved.
A Chinese thus decribes a trial iu the
English law Courts : "One man is quite
silent, another talks all the time, and
twelve wise men condemn the man who
has not said a word."
A woman iu Indiana has sued for a
divorce on the ground that her husband,
who was a widower, imposed on her by
sending her the sa.me love letters which he
bad used in his courtships with bis first
The Yo Semite Valley is snowed in ;
two of its hotels are closed and aban
dotted till spring ; bnt from fifteen to
eighteen persons are spending the winter
at the other (Liedig's) and in private
At a. late Plymouth Church pic-nic
Mr. Beecher was asked why be did not
dance. "There is but one reason," be
replied, "I don't know bow. The only
dancing that I ever did was when my
father furnished the music and used me
as a fiddle. I took all the steps then."
In Washington, P. C , last Friday,
some police ineu proceeded to the bouse
of a man named Shea to search for stolen
goods. They were resisted by Mrs.
Shea, who . deliberately shot one of the
number. Officer Doyle, from the effects
of which be soon after died. .
A newly married couple in Baton
Rogne, La-, fearing an attack pon their
house, slept with a revolver nuder their
pillow. The husband in the night I
dreamed that some one was after him, j
seized the revolver, when it was acci
dentally discharged, killing his wife.
An old woman in Bradford county,
whose goose was killed two years ago by
bungling sportsman, has commenced
snit for $80 damages, as she claims that
if the goose had been allowed to live, its
natural increase and feathers would have
amounted to that sum.
The Beaver Arjnt says : On the 22d
Mrs. Craner, wife of Christy Craner, of
this borough, gave birth to two girls and
a boy, weighing eight pounds each. One
of the gills was still-boru; the ether
two babies, with the mother, are said 1o
be doing as well as could be expected.
A house in Owsley county, Ky., was
supposed to be haunted, as mysterious
noises were beard in it at night; so
watch was kept for the apparition, and it
turned out to be a big rattlesnake, with
sixteen rattles, that came into the kitchen
through a hole iu the floor to catch mice.
Z'phaniah Foice lives in the neighbor
hood of Yardleville, Bucks county, and
the barking of a dog, the other night,
aroused him in time to scare off a couple
of villains who had taken his best horse
from the stable, and were in the act of
hitching the animal in Mr. Force's light
A freight train was thrown from the
track down an embankment, about forty
feet, by a broken rail, near Youngstewn,
Ohio, last Friday. John Ready, a brake
man, jumped off and was struck by the
caboose and instantly killed The con
ductor and several others were slightly
A dejected looking man who asked the
editor of the Dan bury "News" what was
the charge for inserting an announce
ment of the death of his wife, being told
that it would be done for nothing, bright
ened np considerably for one in bis af
fliction, aud piously observed that "death
had been robbed of half ii terrors."
The Beaver Argus says a farmer sold
a fat steer alive to a butcher by the
pound, agreeing to buy beef from him at
the current retail price for his family's
nse. He bought one-quarter at retail of
the "critter," which be had sold at
wholesale, and discovered that he owed
the butcher a small balance.
Mr. Gaston, residing near Blue Rap
ids, Kansas, last spring thonghthe would
experiment on his sod ground with a few
peanuts. He procured a half pound at
the store and planted them. This fall be
drew np the vines and shook from them
a bushel and a peck of peanuts, as fine
as can be grown anywhere.
A Washington coi resdoudent eays that
a wealthy aud worthy colored man, who
has amassed a large fortune by many
years of bard labor, proposes to purchase
a plantation of 1700 acres in South Car
olina, which waB once the homestead of
John C. Calhoun. Should the estate really
become the property of a colored man, it
will show indeed that the "world moves."
There is a flour mill on the Monoansey
creek, at Bethlehem, which was first
built in the year 1742. In 1751 this
mill came into the possession of the
Lnckenbach family ono of the original
Moravian families which located that
town and it is said it has remained un
interruptedly in the possession of that
family to this day.
A recent ethnological teport made in
Paris states that there are still over one
hundred thousand cannibals on the Fiji
Islands, and that nine persons have been
eaten by them . within the last eight
months. Que of the victims was a Ger
man, and two were French and four were
English, and the nationality of the other
two was unknown. :
New Oblbars, Dec? ' 29.-George P.
Carr. Parish Judge of .John the Bap
tist, Lonisana, committed suicide to-day,
at Magnolia, Miss , in a fit of bsanity.
He was aged 28, and was a native of 111.
Memphis. Dec. 29. An old man
named David Granes was shot and mor
tally wounded by bis son-iu-law, Joseph
Musco last evening, and 3Insco also shot
his wife and mother-in-law, bnt not seri
ously. Cause,' domestic infelicity.
Salt Lake, Dec. 29. Tremendous
storms have prevailed mi the mining dis
trict of Little and Big cottonwood.
Whole settlements ' are bnried in the
snow, and more lives have been lost, and
there have been innumerable hairbreadth
The snow is from ten to fifteen feet
deep, and operations in most of the
mines have been suspended. The j
weather here c intiuu.-s a succession of
snow, hail and raiu storms. The snow
blockade is causing much distress by in
creasing the prices of ncsessities. Coal
is from $40 to $20 per ton
Flour ! Flour !
THE undersigned begs leave to inform the
public that be has purchased the G II 1ST
MILL, in Milford township, recently owned
by Jacob Lemon, and, baring remodeled and
otherwise improved the same, is now pre
pared to accommodate all who may favor him
with their patronage.
Wheat Flonr and Sifted Corn Meal al
ways od band and for siile, whole
sale and Retail.
Also, Shorts, Bran, Ship shtjf und L'h'-p
For Sale. , .
Flour and Feed will be delivered In fami
lies if deaircd. His w?on will visit Mifflin,
Patterson and Perryarille three times a week.
Orders left at the Store of John Elk in
MitBin, or at Pennell's Store in Patterson,
will be promptly attended to.
CRMS OF ALL K'JXJS ISO f. 'GUT A T
P. II. IIAWN.
Jan-. 3, 1872-3m
EXECUTOR'S SALE- OF
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE!
BT virtue of an Order issued onj of Ihe
Orphans' Court of Juniata county, Ihe
undersigned. Executor of tn lnt Will and
Testament nf John JJobbs, late of Tusotrora
township, Juniata connty. Pa., dee'd, will be
exposed to sale by public outcry, on the
premises at 1 o'olock P. M , on
THURSDAY, JANUARY IS. 1S72,
The following real estate, to wit :
No. 1. A Tract of Land situ.it ta Tuscn-
, i . , , , , .
rora township. Junta a county, bounded by
t i . , - i ... , , J'... ,.
lands of Josiali "alters. James Kiscr, Daniel
... ' . . '
Knepp, and others, containing
THREE HUNDRED ACRES,
more or less, about two-thirds of the bind he
ing cleared, and the balance well ret with
Chestnut. Locust, White Uock Oak, Pine, aud
Hickory timber. The improvements are a
Two Story Log House
and Kitchen, with a never-tailing Spring of
water in the kitchen : a Good Frmre B XK
BARX5x4'i, Wagon Shed, Hog Houso. and
all necessary outbuildings; also a Tenant
House. There is on the premises an Orchard
nf .roo.I frii .,.!...
pears, cherries, grapes, 4c.
Xo. 2. A Tract of Land situate in Tuscti
rora township, Juniata connty, hounded on
the south by tract No. I, and on the east and
west by lands of Thomas Dobbs, containing
EIGHTY FIVE ACHE?,
mostly cleared, haviig thereon erected a
HOUc and STABLE. There is a good Or- i
chard on this trai t.
TERMS OF SALE : One-fourth of the i
purchase money to he p lid on the confim ition 1
of the sale by Ihe 0 mrt, and the bilance on '
tliehratuiy orApnl, I1,J, with interest
to be secured by bond and tnortg:ige-
J. 1 lltlltUS F,.rnr
Jsn. 8, 1872-ts
FREE TO BOOK AGENTS.
We will lend aban Isome prospectus of our !
S'W Illustrated Family Bible, contu nine over i
fine Scripture Illustration, to any Book j
Agent, free of charge. Sational J'ublitkina ;
to., Phila, Pa.
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Extra laree inducementi offered. Address
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The Great Fires
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2Oti0 agents made in 20 day. Profits go to
sufferers. 1CEJT9 W1ITEO.
II. S GOODSHEED CO.,
37 Park Yow, Xew York.
BRIGGS & BROTHER'S
Catalogue of Flower and VegetaMe
Summer Flowering Bulbs, for 1872 ;
Xow ready. Consisting of over 1.30 pages,
on rose tinted paper, with upwards of 400
separate cuts, 81s Beaatlfal f trel PlatM.
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richest Catalogue ever published. Send 25
cents for eopy, not one-half the value of the
colored plates. In the fir it order, amounting
to not less than $1, Ihe price of Catalogue,
25c, will be refunded in seeds. New cus
tomers placed on the came footing with old.
Free to old customers. Quality of seeds,
site of packets, prices and premiums offered,
make it to the advantage of all to purchase
from us. See Catalogue for extraordinary
Yon will miss it if yon do not see oar Cat
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Either of our two Chromos for 1872. size
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ever issued in this country. A superb par
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BRICCS Sl BROT44ER,
Established 1S13. Rochester, X. Y.
ACTITE AfiElTS to Mil the Fickle and Ljon
.Manufacturing te a Improved New Tiuxdj
General Office for Pennsylvania, Xew Jer
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No. 1227 C'bestnut St., PUitn.
J. L. Fcbgcso, Mn.igir.
Will be giTrn one or two persons, of either
sex.-in MiFfM and ac'joiDioir town, by
which I be may realize from $3u0 to $1000 a
year, with but little iulerfrice with ordi
nary occupation, in setlinjt IIOirST
HOr.lJ ARTICLES of rent
merit and anirersal use. If the whole time
is deroted a much larger snm may be realized.
Circulars free, giving complete list of arti
cles and commissions allowed. T. S. COOK
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Columbia Fire Insurance Company
OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS -S.
S. Detwii.e, Pres't. I Roar. Ck-ixc :
H. Wilsos, Vice-Pree't W. Patto.
Hf.rb't Thomas, Treaa. j Jas ScnaoKiirir.
J. F. FirrAcrr, Stt'y. J. S. Stsixc.
J. B. Bachmas. I M. M. Steicklfb.
Geo. Boolk K.T. Rrox. -
For Insurance or Agencies, address
J. F. FRir.lt FF, Sec'y, Celambla, Pa.
SILVER TIPPED "
BOOTS AND SHOES
Last a Long again a any
XI. mon' y at work for us than at anything
ele. Bu.-iiiesa 1 i tr ! 1 1 and permanent. Par
ticulars free. C. Ptissus & t o ,
Publuhers, Portland, Maine.
. II. P.. SHAW.
)b'J Expenses paid
Dlt AND EXPENSES. Send
stamp to Soreltu ilanvfitclwing Co.,
CANCERS. TUMORS, ULCERS.
Asloni-hing cures tiy lre Kline and Lin I
ler. at the Philadelphia I'incer Institute,
Arch 81.. Philadelphia, Pa. At Branch offi
ces, by lr. McMicbarl, 84 XI igara St.. Buf
f.ilo St., X. V. ; and by Ir. Kvarts, over :i:
Genesee St.. Auburn, N. V.
WOXDKKr'l L CAXCER ANTIDOTES
So Kntfe. So Cuntlie Midicin". So Rloml.
Little I'tiin. Fr pirticulttrs, call on or adiir'is
either of the abire.
1JIP0TE5CY. Victirr.sof eatly indiscretion
self abuse, causing nervoua debility, pre
mature decay. Sc.. will find a most effectual,
safe and permanent e-ire by addressing con
fidentially. Lilt. W L'XDER, Pot Oflice, Phil
EALED PROPOSALS will he received at
he Commissioners' Office, in Mittlinfown,
up to 12 o'clock oi FRIDAY, JAXUAKV 1.
1872. for the bitildirg of a Bridge over the
little Cocolamn Creek, at Castle's Fording,
iu ijicru.o'm i,,n linn i ii, fuiimii county.
, , ... .-' . . u
I Hlan and spec.hcations can be seen at the
I . 1U: t .u , i,
Commissioners ottice from the Sotlt of Dec.
1871. np to the day of letting.
By order of the t ommistioner.
JOS. MI DD AG II, drrk.
Dec. 20. 171.
In the District Court of the United
States far the Western JJistrict of
In Ihe Mutter of Is Bankrittct.
T. B. Ilildchran l. I Xo. 1:!76.
Bankrupt. ) .
The undersigned beri-hy gives notice thai
Second GtnrriMt Shelwj of the creditors of the
sai-1 i ansrupt win tc nein at Miminiown
Juniata eoimtv. in said District, on the flh
DAY OK JANUARY. 1872, e.t 11 o'clock A. M.
at the office cf E. S. Doty, Esij , before .Tons
S. Detwsilki, Esq . utic of the Registers in
Bankruptcy in said District, fo'the purpose
named in the 27th Section of the Bankrupt
Act of March 2. IS i7.
Assignee of said Knnkrupt,
To the creditors of said Bankrupt.
Dec. 2it, I87l-!d
Notice of Election.
j "VJOTICE is hereby given that an election
I i. for officers for the Juniata County Aeri-
cultural Society will be held at McManig.-ir
, Hotel, in l'errysville. on ilttDAl. JAM-
: Alt i I'.'th, JbiZ, between Ihe hours of I anl
4 o'clock r. .
O. M. GRAHAM, Secretary.
Dec 13, 1371-td
HECK & FAsTck,
X AM: IT LIT ESS Or
j BOOTS AND SHOES,
t East of Odd Fellows' Xew Hall, Bridge St ,
j George W. Heek ami A. B. Fisick kaviaat
entered into a partnership, would respefltfully
invite the citizens of Mitflintown and vicinity
who are wanting BOOTS and SHOES to give
them a call. Repairing promptly attended
I0 barges moderate. All work warranted.
Mifflintown, Xor. 15, l?71-tf
LADIES FANCY FURS !
JO II X FAREIRA,
718 ARCH Street, Middle of the Block, be
tween 7th and 8th, Sts.. South Side,
Importer, Manufacturer and Dealer in all
kinds and quality of
F.OIi LADIES' AMD CIIILDKliX'S
Having imported a very large and splendid
assortment of all the different kinds of Furs
from first hands in Europe, and have had
them made np by the most skillful workmen,
would respectfully invite the readers of this
paper to call and examine his very large and
beautiful assortment of Fancy Furs, for La
diet and Children. I am determined to sell at
as lour prices as any other respectable Honse
in this city. All Furs warranted. So mis
representation to effect sales.
718 Arch Street, Philadelphia.
Oct. 18, 1871-3 mos.
Boot and Shoe Siop.
THE undersigned, fashionable Boot s
and Shoemaker, hereby respectful- II
ly informs the public that he has located-
in the borough of Patterson, where be is pre
pared ta accommodate the most fastidious in
Gents1 Fine and Coarse Boots,
CHILDRESS WEAR, dC A C.
Also, mending done in the neatest manner
and upon the shortest notice. A liberal
share of publio patronage is respectfully
solicited. Satisfaction guaranteed.
$-35 Shop located en the east side of Tus
carora street, one door south or Main street,
nearly opposite Laird A Bell's store.
J. W. 'DEAN.
Maroh 8, 1871-ly
VQ. Handbills for public sales printed od
snort notice at the Sljtisei Orrirr.