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Wednesday Horning, June 12, 1872.
1$. F. SCIIWEIER,
kill TOR PROPRIETOR.
GENERAL U. S. GRANT.
FOR Vlf E IRESIDEXT.
HON. HENRY WILSON,
GEN. JOHN F.HARTRANFT
OF MoliTUOMEBT ClH'XTY.
FOR SUPREME JUDGE.
HON. ULYSSES MERCUR,
UF HKAlrIKD COt'NTT.
FOR AUDITOR GENERAL,
GEN. HARRISON ALLEN,
OF WASHES COUNTY.
FOB CO.NGRFSS.MKN AT I.AEUK,
GEN. HARRY WHITE, of Indian.
HEN. LEMUEL TOlL. of Cumberland.
lltLKUTES AT I.AKCIi TO THE CONSTI
WM. M. NEKEMT11. Philadelphia..
J. OILLINOHAM f ELL. Philadelphia
lien. HARRY WHITE, Indiana.
len. WILLIAM LILLY, Carbon.
I INN BARTHOLOMEW, Schuylkill.
11. N. MALISTKR, Centre.
WILLIAM I) WIS. Monro.
JAMES L. REYNOLDS. Lancaster.
MANTEL K. MMMICK. Wayne.
;E'1I1f: V. LAWRENCE. Uahington.
DAVID N. WHITE, Allegheny.
W. II. Al'EY. I.ehigb.
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READING MATTER ON E7ERY PAGE.
Tlie Democrats of California endorse
the Cincinnati Convention.
Titusville seuda a society to represeut
it in the Boston Musical Jubilee.
Theie were fifty four colored delegates
in the rhiladcli)iia National Convention
The news (mm Mississippi is that
iiinety-nine of every hundred Democrats
in that State w ill support Greeley.
Judge Settle, only forty years of age,
who was piesident of tin Philadelphia
Convention, received the unqualified en
dorseni'iit as a presiding officer by all
who were in the Convention.
A Soldiers' National Ratification Meet
ing will he held at 1 'it tubing on the 17th
day of Septctnber, next. Generals Lo
gon, llawley, Burnside and other distin
guished men head the movement.
The Democratic Convention of Louisi
ana on the 7 th elected delegates to the
Baltimore Convention with the under
standing that no Democrat should be
favored. It simply means Greeley
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A great inundation of the river Po,
near Ferrara, Italy, last week, caused
wide spread desolation and terrible suf
fering. Immense tracts of couutry are
nnder water and 40,000 people are house
less. Philadelphia was never as much crowd
ed with strangers as during the late Na
tional Convention. The hotels were all
crowded to overflowing. The Continental
and Girard hotels alone accommodated
two thousand guests.
Oregon stands by her colors Election
news from that distant place informs the
country that the election held there last
week resulted in the complete rout of the
Democratic Liberal party. The Repub
lican representatives of both branches of
the Legislature are largely in the major
ity. A Republican United States Sena
tor Las thus been secured.
There is a fierce struggle going on
within the lines of the Democratic party.
The mass of the party dislike Greeley.
They have a deep-seated prejudice
against him ; while the leaders, for poli
cy and expediency's sake, are willing to
take bim. They are bringing all the
discipline in their power to bear on the
party. It is simply a fight between dis
cipline and prejudice. Which will tri
The ring leaders at the Reading Con
vention determined (o put a gag on those
members of the Convention who desired
an expression of the Convention on the
question of the Presidency. They did it
effectually. They passed a resolution at
au early stage of the Convention prohib
iting all discussion on the subject- None
are so ready to denounce the gagging
process, and none so ready to adopt it as
A Philadelphia thief, on the 7tU inst ,
attempted to tear off a valuable diamond
piu from the shirt front of an Alabama
delegate to the National Convention held
iu that city. The delegate waa too
quick-witlvd for the thief, siezd him by
the writts and called the police, who
hurried bim off to prison, from whence
he was thrust into the Quarter Sessions,
and sent by that court on the lightning
train to piison.
Reprtlleaa Hatlosml Cm?Ui at Phil
One week ago Philadelphia waa
crowded by people from every state and
territory in the Lnion, to witness or
take a part directly in the nomination of
U.S. Grant for President, to wnom
more than any other man the people of
this country owe the rescue of free insti
tutions from the grasp of men who did
not believe in mans capability of self
crnvArnment. The outpouring of the
people and the honest, spontaneous en
thusiasm in favor of Grant, baa not been
eqauled, excepting in the case of the la
men ted Lincoln.
It may be said that the campaign was
formally opened on the part of the Ke
publicans at the Wigwam erected by the
ir.rtroi.fr Club on Broad street, above
Amh treet on the evening of the
4th inst. The building was crowded
The platform, the seats, the aisles, every
place within its walls, was densely pack
ed. Five thousand people wete lucre,
eager spectators and participants on the
occasion, and thousands who songht ad
mission were compelled to return to their
homes without as much as even a sight
of the inside of the house. The good
and great champion of American industry,
Henry C. Cary, of Philadelphia, pre
sided. Among the many distinguished men
nf the nation, who were present and
made speeches wtre Senator Nye, Sena
lor Morton, Senator Logan, Governor
Gglesby, of Illinois, Governor Hawley,
Connecticut, Senator W. Ferry, of Mich
igan, and General' Burnside AH of
these distinguished men not only en
dorsed President Grant and paid Lira the
nighest campliments for wisdom and in
tegrity and purity of purpose, but they
also endorsed the Pennsylvania State
ticket, and denounced the doctrine, that
we may loose the State in October and
regain it in November, as a dangerous
doctrine. General Burnside expressed
the belief that he thoroughly knew Gen
eral Hartranft. who for a long time be
longed to his command, a trusted and bon-
ored man. He had placed him nnder
circumstances "through which no man
but one possessing the strictest integrity
could pass without a stain. The pass
ed every ordeal with his manhood un-
sullid, and as a gallant soldier ; and he
indignantly hurled back every imputa
tions a base slander, that General
Hartranft is nut an honest man and a
On the 5th the Convention assembled
in the Academy of music on Broad street.
Every seat was occupied. More than
three thousand people looked down from
galleries as the delegates at work at
organization on the floor below.
The propitiating care of the Divine
Being was asked for the deliberations in
prayer by tlie Rev- Dr Alexander Reed,
of Philadelphia. While the preparatory
business for permanent organization was
groins on, speeches were made that
heightened the enthusiasm that had all
along characterized the meetings held in
Fifty-four colored delegates were in
the Convention from the Southern StaUs.
A colored delegate from Arkansas was
loudly called on for a speech. He re
sponded. It was an effort such as si
lenced criticism So also was the speech
delivered by a coloied man from South
Carolina. Gray is the name of the man
from Arkansas, and Elliott is the name
of the man from South Carolina.. Mr
Elliott had not finished his speech when
the Convention was informed by Morton
McMichael, the temporary chairman, that
the committee on permanent organization
were ready to report. 1 be report was
received. It placed Judge Thomas Set
tles, of North Carolina, in the chair as
president, with a full complement of
The Convention then adjourned to
meet at 10 o'clock on the 6th, to com
plete its work.
Long before the hour of 10 o'clock ar
rived, on the Gth a large crowd of peo
ple stood about the different doors of the
Academy, waiting to be admitted. The
building soon filled after the doors were
opened. Four thousand people in con
vention atid thousands outside testified
to the interest taken in the proceedings
The Convention was soon bmnght to
business Uuder the gavel of the Presi
President Grant was nominated and
accepted by every delegation, withont a
dissenting vote. The audience rose en
masse when the nomination was declar
ed. The bands played and men cheered
and women smiled and waved their hand
kerchiefs and fans, and it was a long
time before quiet was restored. Not un
til the President with his gavel brought
the convention to order.
The vote for Vice President was then
takeu. On the call of the ballot the
votes of the Stales were all cast for Wil
son and Colfax except 66 that were scat
tering, and so nearly did the two men
just named run even that the change of
the 20 votes of the Virgiuia delegation,
that bad been cat for a Virginian, turned
the majority for Mr Wilson One State
after another followed Virginia in her
declaration, until the chairman of the
Indiana delegation moved to make the
nomination of Mr. Wilson for Vice Pres
ident unanimous. The applause that
followed was loud and long, and thus
ended the nominations.
The resolutions adopted by the Con
vention will be found on our first page
They should be read by every roan. It
will be seen that the woman question
was treated with encouragement.
The colored people ou this day ac
quitted themselves with the same abifitv
that characterized their previous actions.
A rr,an.l ratification meeting on Broad
treet on the evening of the 6th closed
and sealed the nomination ot rresiaent
Grant. The whole people will ratify the
nomination next November.
The Boston Musical Jubilee.
Gilmore'a Musical Jubilee to be held
at Boston, will open on the 17th inst
The chorus will number tweuty thousand
singers. The great organ to be nsod on
that occasion occupies a space of thirty
feet wide by twenty feet deep, the loftiest
pipe extending to a hieght of forty-three
feet. A big drum has arrived in that
city, intended for the Jubilee, which is
twelve feet in diameter and five feet deep
The building erected for the concert is
550 feet long and 3.'0 feet wide The
area of the roof is fonr and a half acres.
Eight thousand gas jets will tnpply it
with light. Two steam fire engines will
be on duty day and night, with steam np
ready for work at a moment's notice.
There has been a strike among the
men employed at the gas works in Phila
delphia. The men demand a reduction
of the hours of labor. They have been
working 12 hours a day with three rests
of 25 minutes each. They also ask for
fifteen per cent, of an increase of pay.
They have been receiving 82 56 to $2 68
per day. The city has been compelled
to nse candles and oil for light, and men
on the streets after dark carried torches.
To be on the street of a large city at
night without light must occasion a feel
ins; of uneasiness and unsafetv. It would
be safer and pleasanter in a deep dark
woods at night.
A Marriage Factory.
For years parties have engaged iu the
business of procuring divorces, but ' not
until recently has an agency been estab
lished for the procurement of husbands
for siugle women and wives for single
men. The following, found in an ex
change, will inform the reader that just
such an agency has been established in
Loudon. Can New York do long with
out such an ias.itution T Ilere is the
The Office for Marriages," started in
London by some foreign speculators, says
conespondeut of the Chicago Juurnal,
appears, I regret to say, to be thriving
1 be firm baa just put out a sories of cir
culars and advertisements, and also a
wonderful collection of testimonials.
They profess to be specially proud of a
case, in which the bridegroom was the
Chancellor of the Prussian Consulate at
Belgrade. This personage writes to the
author of his happiness.
BfcLUHADE, Feb 7. 1S72.
Gentlemen: In reply to your bon
ored letter I beg to announce that I sev
eral weeks ago was married to Lady Von
1 imoni. My wife is a very excellent
prem, fcid I am .uU MU.kM.-ud. !
therefore, I thank you again As soon
as I shall receive her dowry, I shall
make my thanks more substantial. As
suring you of our highest mutual esteem,
I remain, yours obediently,
In other cases, however, these swin
dler priut statements which militate
against them, inosmuch as they are ex
posures of persons who, having, it is al
leged, been brought together by the firm,
subsequently refused to pay the commis
sion agreed upon. There is a " Lady
Principal," and correspondence is car
ried ou in all languages. " To remove "
say thu Piincipnl, "all hesitation on the
part of families w ho may desire to sec
their daughters suitably settled in life,
but who are often deterred by feelings of
delicacy from applying to me freely and
openly, I beg to state in t emphatically
that only persons of the strictest purity
in every sense are permitted to avail
themselves of onr meditation, and that
all our cliedts, before they can be re
ceived, are bound to give conclusive evi
dencu in writing of their respectability
aud of the integrity of their intentions ;
so tha, in every respect, the greatest
propriety, the strictest delicacy, and the
most implicit discretion cau be guaran
teed without the least restriction." The
institution, we are further told, is con
stantly receiving flattering proposals from
"gentlemen in the civil and military ser
vices at home vnd abroad, merchants lit
erary men. gentlemen of official positions
of every degree, clergymen, landed pro
prietors, batristers and solicitors. Judges,
Professors, and from the comfortable cili
zens upward to the Baron, the Court,
and the Prince, and these so varied,
that the wishes of every lady of the
higher middle ranks, as well as of the
higher aristocracy, can be perfectly satis
fied with regard to position and means."
several gentlemen are at present open
to the highest bidder
The Monongahela Republican sayi
that on the 7th instant Mr. John Toung,
the mail carrier from Beallsville to Mon
ongahela City, was attacked by a huge
black snake, which he 'was only able to
conquer after a considerable battle. He
first observed the snake stretched along
the limb of an oak reaching across the
road, with its head swinging down, evi
dently waiting for the rider's passage un
derneath, with an intent to drop on him.
Mr Young rode to the side of the way,
when his snakeship seeing the evasiou,
flung itself from the tree at him, and at
tacked both horse and rider. The rider
drew his pistol and firing wounded the
snake ; he then dismounted and procur
ing a rail broke it4ack.
This other day a farmer of East
Hampton, L. I , was dangerously injured
in a novel manner'. He had been taking
hay from a stack, and having thrown hie
fork down, slid to the ground. Unfor
tunately the fork stood up and he was
impaled on the tines, receiving probably
Secretary Bontwell, while at his home
at Groton, Massachusetts, last week,
plowed an acre of land. Mr. Greeley
will have to look to bis laurels ; he must
clear" at least a two-acre lot of timber
to maintain bis reputation as "man of!
SCHUYLKILL C0U5TT B0S1SCE.
Lere, MMproIat-sat, art a Throat Cat.
Schuylkill county has become some
what famous for sensations, and Silver
Creek has determined to be op to the
times, and sends forth a tale of love, dis
appointment, and revenge that is amuaiug
t mmv the least. For some time paai a
young gentleman and a young lady of
that place, whose names we aou i cnoose
to tell, have been particularly devoted to
each other, and were never so happy as
when in each other's company, lime
wore on, and events ' transpired which
disclosed the fact that the confiding
daughter of Rye had loved "not wisely"
but too well.
Last week it became necessary for the
man to work all day, all night, and all
the following day withont rest or sleep,
and as a matter of course he felt tired,
and felt the want of sleep, but thought he
would pay a visit to his heart's ador
able in the forepart of the evening
While sitting on the lounge next to the
girl he laid bis head on her lap and fell
asleep, but was shortly awakened by a
tickling sensation about his neck, and
awoke suddenly to realize that his lady
love was cut ing bis throat with a pen
knife which Ve bad presented her some
time previous. With the blood spirting
over them both, he demanded to know
why she committed such a rash act,
when she begged of hitn to take the
knife and kill ber, that they might both
die together. This he refused to do, but
set about stopping the flow of blood
from his wouud and seeking medical
aid. He was soon put beyond danger
after which the matter was compromised
by tba two entering into olumo eora
pact which made them husband and
wife The man's wound is healing sat
isfactorily, and we trust the loving pair
will live long to bless the night on which
the crowning "point"' of their tender and
loving courtship was consummated. The
little penknife will be a valuable heir
loom to pass down through succeeding
generations. Miners' Journal.
The Flood-Gates Open.
ILLINOIS VISITED BY A DESTRUCTIVE
BAIN STORM EVERYTHING WASHED
AWAY ALONG THE BIVKR FRONT, IN
CLUDING HOL'SaS. BARNS, AND STOCK.
Canton, June 7. The most destruct
ive rainstorm, in many years, passed
over this r'-inity last night. All the
low lauds iu every direction are flooded.
Great destruction of crops is reported
along the Illinois river bottom lands.
Everything was washed away, including
houses, barns, and stock. Northeast iu
mates barely escaping with their lives.
Large numbers of stock were drowned.
In the southeast the losses are more
fnees. bridges, culverts, rail
road tracks' and evny thing movable hav
ing been swept away.
Later reports make the damage much
worse than was at first reported. Ten
miles of railroad track, and several
bridges are gone. Two deaths by
drowning are reported.
LOSS OF LIFE AND GREAT DAMAGE TO
rttoi'ERTY in onto.
Toledo, June 7. A furious storm of
wind and raiu passed over this city at 5
o'clock this evening, lasting twenty ruin
utes, and causing much damage to prop
erty, and the loss of several lives.
The walls of Reno & Espy's store,
which was partially burned a few weeks
siuce, were blown down, burying C. II.
Eddy, Wm. Steel, and Joseph Merrill,
Merrill is seriously injured, and may not
recover. Others were severely but not
dangerously hurt. A frame building
was crushed by the falling walls, and
a young man named Lewis Cooper was
A sail boat contaiuing two yonng men
Ira Curtis and James Williams, capsized
on the river and both were drowned
Various small crafts in the stream were
capsized and more or less damaged. The
Wabash elevators,- Nos. 1 and 2, were
partially unroofed. The engine house
connected with them was demolished,
and the enginere, Davie K. Stebbings,
probably fatally injured. The engitie
house belonging to the Wabash Railroad
Compauy was unroofed, and the roof of
the Union Passenger depot damaged.
Chicago, June 8. Further reports
concerning the great storm of Thursday
night in central Illinois, show that an
immense amount of damage was done in
Peoria, Fulton, Knox and other counties
in that section of the State. The de
struction of bridge, on country roads has
been almost universal. In the city of
Peoria fences and trees were blown down
and cellars filled with water. Every
railroad ont of that city suffered more or
lese, and no trains left yesterday.' The
Chicago, Burlington, and Quiucy Rail
read had about four miles of its track
and many bridges swept away. The
Toledo, Peoria and Wabash road "also
suffered severely, losing one bridge of
one hundred and fifty feet in length.
The town of Hilton is almost entirely
under water. The most singular circum
stance of the storm is the running up
stream of the Illinois river. The im
mense volume of wator that passed iuto
the stream has created a back-water and
there is a strong current- running north
ward. The river last night waa still
rising rapidly, and fears are entertained
of serious damage.
General Howard, who waa sent to
Ariznnia on a peace mission to the hostile
Apaches has found all efforts to concili
ate them futile, and has advised General
Crook to commence vigorous measures
against theni, with a view of subjugating
Organisations of Pirates Discovered.
St. Louis, June 6. Within a few
months past several stores and waie
bousrs along the Mi-eissipi river, between
this point and Dubuque, Iowa, lave
been robbed of a large amount of goods,
and within a few days it has been ascer
tained that an organized gang of pirates
exist, whose operations extend on and
along the river for several hundred miles
above and below here.
Oa Tuesday eveuing a man calling
himself John Thompson, ahto known as
Johu Robinson and two women, were
arrested in secluded house on Kerr's
Island, opposite the northern part of this
city. Thompson is believed to be chief
of this gang.
Two or three other men have been ar
rested on an island above Alton, and it
is believed that measures now in pro
gress will effectually break np the gang.
It is said that since the opening of navi
gation this spring over $50,000 worth of
property has been stolen by these pirates
and passed from station to station al.mg
the river until disposed of.
Bank Burglars Detected.
Jersey City, June 6. On the fourth
inst. .three men hired a room in a board
ing and lodging house adjoining the
First National Bank of Jersey Cily
Their subsequent movements aroused the
the suspicion ot their landlady, aud she
watched them closely.
This morning at an early hour, she
was awakend by a noise in their rooms,
and notified the police, who entered the
house and found the men had made a
hole through the wall and were operat
ing on the vault of the bank They
were secured and cave ihcir names as
Charles J. Proctor, Joseph Follcy nnd
A "Talk" by Red Cloud.
New York. June 9 Red Cloud, in
his speech on Friday night at the Coop
er Institute, said that he wanted the
Great Father at Washington to protect
him in his own country, so he could
build school houses aud churches, and
bring up his children as the whites do
theirs. He had come here to get en
couragement to work, and would return
to his own country and imitate the best
qualities of tho whites. There were men
enough in the West to take care of
themselves, and he wished the Great
Father would take the military forces
awav and leave the Indian? alone.
Destruction by Tornadoes.
Cincinnati, June 8. A terrible tor
nado passed over Bellefontaitie last night
tearing np frees and unroofing houses in
the towns of Degraf and Quiucy, Ohio.
The latter place was nearly destroyed,
and fifty persons were injured. At De
Craf Trt'rw " unamg "were des
troyed, the Methodist church being nt
terly destroyed. Mrs. Roll and two
children were killed
A Sad Case of Snicide.
Zanesvu.I.K Ohio. June 7. Miss
Martha Htiskius, an estimable young I.uly
of Green township, driven to desperation
by slanderous report said to have been
put in circulation by her father and
brother, commuted suicide yesterday by
hanging herself to an 'apple tree. She
left a note asking that a post mortem ex
amination be made, as it would prove
Suit Against a Railroad.
Knoxvillk, June 7 Gen. Joseph A
Maberry.of this city, has rued in the State
courts of Tennessee and South Carolina
John A. Green, of New York, Thomas
Steers, of Pennsylvania. John J. Patter
son, of South Carolina, constituting the
Blue Ridge railroad company for $220.
000 and attached their property for the
paymeut of the same.
T. U, Mansfield, a painter, met Miss
Mary llein. daughter of a prominent
wholesale merccant, on ttlie street, in
San Francisco on the 7th nit., and de
manded that she should retract her re
fusal to marry him, which she declined
to do, whereupon he shot her twice
with a revolver and then shot himself
twice in the bre.iBt. Both are now liv
ing, and it is thought Mis Hein may rc
Experiments have recently been made
to ascertain the amount of loss that un
dergoes when exposed to tho weather.
Anthracite aud cannal coal suffer least,
hut ordinary bituminous coal loses nearly
one-third in weight, and nearly one-half
in gas-making quality. From this i:
follows that coal should be kept dry and
nnder cover, and that to expose it to
rain or damp is to lessen its quantity
and to weaken its quality.
-aw ' ,
The intense hardness of the black, un
clearable diamonds, which are used in
boring machines and for dressing mill
stones, in such that a single one has been
employed for more than a year in dress
ing a pair of French millstones daily,
without perceptible wear or diminution
of cutting power. The application of
the diamonds to boring and drilling is
due to a Swiss engineer, M. Lescot'
Says the Gettysburg Slur dt Smtntel
the bone man fiom York passed
through New Oxford on Friday, the 17tb
ult.. gatberinir boiies. He stonm-d in
xj rr ---
the woods for the night near Kohler'e
Mill, one and a half miles from New Ox
ford, and Blept in his wagon. His wife
was with him, and she was found dead in
the morning, having died of small pox.
A gold mine has been discovered in
Stearns county, near New Richmond,
Minnesota. The St. Cloud Journal
says : Though it is found at a depth of
113 feet, the gold is so pure and the nug
gets s large that borings will pay well.
Cotton seed is recommended as a
bigbly concentrated flesh-producing food.
The low price of land in Louisiana is
a subject of newspaper comment in that
The hats at present fashionable with
the ladies are exact reproductions of
those worn in 1830.
Europe is supposed to contain 300,
000,000 people. One hundred years ago
the estimate was but 60,000.000.
They are trying to abolish the right
of imprisonment for debt entirely from
the civil courts of Great Britain.
A vessel lift San Francisco for China,
a short time ago, freighted with the
bones of dead Chinamen
It is stated that the damage done by
the late eruption of Mt. Vesuvius ex
ceeds five hundred thousand dollars.
A Good little boy in Ohio gathered
chestnuts enough last fall to by a sew
ing machine for his widowed mother.
A Chinese poem, Li-Sao. written 2200 !
years ago, is said to prove that America
was known to the Chinamen of that day.
A Chicago woman has married a man
in jail. She brags that she is "the only
girl in town who knows where her fellow
Surface manuring the cultivation are
for grain, and in particular for fruit 1
buried manure aud deep culture for veg-,
Army worms have made their appear- j
ance in large numbers iu the fields near
Jacksonville, Illinois, and are cutting
down votinir Com.
The Jews of Cincinnati propose to es
tablisl) a great Unlveroiry in tlnit city, t
A prominent Israelite of Indiana offers a ,
donation of teu thousand dolhrs.
Dr. Joseph Lemley, Secretary of the
State Senate, of Mississippi, died on the .
7th from an overdose of morphine ad- i
ministered by himself. j
James M Sellers and Company have,
the contract for tha Philadelphia and
Newtou Railroad; and the c.-wt of con-j
etructiou will be about S2S.000 per mile.
The habit of taking arsenic to lieautify
the complexion is on the increase among
both sexes in New York. It is iinap
proacbeJ for giving a dead white hue to
' Peter Shelly, recently of Snyder
county, died pear M-irysville. Perry
county, on the -20 h ult., ot lock jiw.
brought ou by wounds received by b
ing run over by a wRgon.
An experienced hop cultivator says
that On an..-! Mtiis, barnyard manure once
in three mis, and afiies ai d plaMer
every year, will best ni -et the rerpire
Ad ol I lady who wi passing a blind
fiddler on the street in New York, a tl ty
or two since rewarded him by placing in
his b .z a piece of paper. wi:h th in itt i :
Bo viuuous and you will be hippy.'.'
'l,., .i v i r.i m mmti.v v-.iliti. t.t Lull, iti
A Ilia 1.1H, III --it j " "I !.
Iifr) has bten determined by an scf of the j
Ohio Legislature fixing SIOO'O a. t!ie j
largest ri:m that may be d. minded fii'iu ;
a railway lompany for killing anybody j
' Ohio ha a )w providing that the
Standard weight of a bushel 'j! et-ttie coai
shall b SO pounds avoirdupois f'r hi- !
ttimiuous. and CO potmdj avoi i.lnpois for
for rannel, a:td shall co::ta!u SS cubic j
The State E itom I tgist of Miss-mri
says that the washing of fruit Uee3 with
soap, or the application of any alkaline
solution, is an infallible prot o:i m against
borers ; and this is confirmed by the ex
perience of some of the mst eilmsivo
fruit-growers of t''at section.
The celebrated elephant "Uomeo." or.e
of the oldest and said to be the larges' i:i
the United States, valued :tt S30.000.
died at Chicago, on tlie 7.h inPt Tin;
body was presented to tho Chicigo Med
ical College. Tin skeleton will b!
mounted aud placed in the museum.
It is suggested by th Rural Carolin
ian that even "worn out' land, with lime
could be made to yield forage for turn
ing in. The real trouble is that when
people see a nice green crop growing
they often think it a pity it shcuM be
buried to improve the soil, and thence
they quietly k!l! the goose that would
have laid golden eggs.
A Berlin medical jnnrn.il has an ac
count of the successful transfusion of
blood from one person t' another. The
patient was a man who had hern poison
ed by phosphorus. Tho physician ef
fected the transfusion of 5S0 cubic centi
metres of blood, just taken from a person
in perfect health, into a rein in his arm,
at the same time taking from an artery
500 centimetres of the patient's blood.
The experiment was followed by an im
mediate improvement in the patient's
This is one of tho "insect years." The
west swarms with potato bngs, chinch
bugs and locusts ; the Hessian fly and
and clouds of grasshoppers are devastat
ing the fields of Los Angeles connty,
Cal. ; the black caterpillars are worse in
Ark ansas than ever known before, and
are stripping the leaves of the forest ;
Virginia planters'complain that never
were the tobacco flies so numerous and
destructive as this season ; and through
out the South is dismay and the number,
eize and voracity of the mosquitoes.
The ruius of Grace Episcopal Church,
Chicago, fell on the 7th inst., and crushed
to death two workmen.
Indian Squawtt like Dolly Vardea
dress patterns, as well as white women.
Congress adjourned on Monday U.t.
jy,J B. GARVER,
Hoieopatliic Physician and Snraeoii,
Having located in tbe borough of Thompion
town, offers his professional services to tha
citizens of that place and vicinity.
Orricii In the room recently occupied by
Pr. Sorg. f Jane 12, '72-tf
Estate of Martha Woodicard, decerned.
M1HE unilersigncJ, to whom Letters of AJ.
A. ministration on the (State of Martha
Woodward, late of Milford twp , deo'd., bars
been dulv granted according to law. hereby
gives notice lo all persons indebted to laid
estate to come forward and make payment,
and those baring claims against it. lo pre
sent them properly authenticate 1 for settle
ment. BICIIAItD DOYLE, Adm'r.
Jane 12, I872-U
Estate of Martha Kirzer, ieeeateJ.
NOTICE is hereby given that Letters Te
mentary on tbe estate of Martha Kinier,
late of Milford township. Juniata eountr,
deceased, hive been granted to the under,
signed, residing in sime township. All per
sons indebted to said es'ste are vone-ted to
m-ibe imtceJiiie payment, and thoe hating;
claim will plcaie present them properly
authenticated for settlement.
PAMILL LEONARD, Exeattor.
June 12, 1S72--U
"VfOTlCS is berelij gien that Christopher
1 G. Engler, of Walker township. Juniata
connty, Pa., and Catharine, his wife, hate
assigned all the estate, real and personal, of
sai Christopher C. Eng'er, in Sum.iel Leo
nard, of Fayette lowuship said coun'y, in
trust for the benefit of ihe crelitors ef sid
Thristopber G. Engler. All persons, there
fore, in-lebted lo tbe said CUi ist.pb-r G. Ka.
g'er will ia-ke payment to the "aid Aeiigne.
and those baling claims or demands will
make kuottn the sinr.e without ile'ay.
Assigree of Christopher G. Eugler.
June 12, 1372-0t
Caps, Capss & Tcrcks.
Send for It M'sTatTrnCiE.
ci'Lib and Puice Lnr.
CU.NSIXGIIAM 4 IHLL.
MINI rAt'TI'B KHS,
No. 201 Church Street,
Mny 31, '72-4:u
E00IS AND SHOES.
rpiIE subscriber begs leave to inform the
-L citiiens of MiiHtulown, Patterson and
vicinity th it be has opened Boot and Shoo
Shop, for the present, in the room occupied
by S. E Litt e field's Tia Snop. on Bridge
street. Miftlintown. where be is prepared t
manufacture ail kinds of
in the most substantial manner, and at the
lowest prices. Repairing promptly ut
A liberal sh iro of public patronage it soli
cited, aui sti-f.ictio i guirantced.
A. B. FAStCK.
MT 2I. 1872-tf
LT. perron- are hereby cautioned aaitft
-- Hunting. Fishing, or in any way trr-
r ;".mi thtfirm occupied by the un ler
(ne I, in Miiinri. --r- - - - ,
ft-mlirig will b dolt wiili to the full eitent
of the lw JOS El' II H'SK.
M-y 22, 172.
NOTICE is hereby given thit Joep!i S.
$;irtain. et' Y:,lker township. Junta'
coun'y, I'a.. and Cttharine A., his wife, l
d-ed ot" v..Iniii:rj assignment, hive asined
hII the ctie. rra! and personal, of the m;-!
Jnrji ,s. .Kri .in, to John B. M Todd, nf
ti.e h rngh of Patterson, iu aid county, iti
irtit for t.'ie heu,St of the credit era of siil
lo-tpb S. Sirtain. All p.rsons. therefor",
iii'li bted to lie eiil Jo. p'i S. Sarlain wi I
makfi p- men! to the said Assignee, and t) o.e
having claims pr demands will make known
tlie same without delay
Jt'HN B M. TODD.
A-sirnee of Joseph 8. Sartain.
.May l.. 187'-tit
E't'ite of .WjnVi p Liehtenthaler, deeettrl.
NOTICE is hereby given that Letters Tei
li'nentiry en the estate of Mirii P.
Liehtenthaler, late of the borough of ThoKp
snioirn, deceased, have been granted to th
undersigned. All peisons indebted to tai l
estate are requested to make iinmediite pay
ment, ano those having claims will pieme
piesent them properly authemieated for set
tlemenl. P. L. GKEENLEAF.
Mny 8, lS72-fit Eiecuror.
Es'ate of Mjthias James, deceased. ?
LETTEllri OF ADMINISTRATION o rht
estate of MatUias James, late or
ware township, Juniata coun'y. Jecc:i-J. '
having been granted to tbe unde signed, t l
persjns having claims or demands agaimt
said estate are requested to prt-sent tbeui, sr.!
those indebted to mike pavinent.
May 1, 1872-lt Adminislrafar.
FORCE PUMP. c
THE undersigned is ag"iit for one of the
best Force Pumps, for any depth of ex
tern or well, in the worl 1. By attaching hos
to the snout, water can be thrown 3 1 to
feet. Nothing better could be asked in cute
of fire. It is a non-freezing pump.
Oakland Mills, Juniata Co., Pi
Estate rf James M. Sharon, decease I.
LETTERS TESTAMENTARY en tb tur
of James M. Sharon, Ue of FaveUt
township, deceased, having been granied to
the undersigned, a'.l person indebted to sai'i
decedent are requested to make payment, and
those having claims to present them without
delay to JEREMIAH LVOS-.
May. 1, 1872-St Executor.
Estate of Robert C. Gallaher, decease.
NOTICE is hereby given thai Letters Test-
mentary on the estate of Robert C. G
laber, late of Fermanagh township, Jnnif
county, deceased, have bten grauted lo ll'
unden igned, residing in same township. Ai!
persons indebted to said estate 'are reques
ted to make immedia'e payment, and tbo
having claims will please present them f r-Jf'
erly authenticated for settlement.
JOSEPH ROT II ROCK, Eitevtcr.
April 17, 1872-6w
Hew Bung itose
IX PERRYS VI LLE.
DR. J. J. APPLEBAUGII has establihrI
a Drug and Prescription Store i
above-named place, and keeps a general u
DRUGS AXD MEDWISES,
Also all other articlos usually kept ia t1"'
lishments of this kind.
Pure Wines ana Liquors for medicinal
poses. Cigars, Tobacco, Stationary, Ceaf"" .
tions (first-class). Notions, etc.. eic.
BirThe Doctor gives advice free v
A Large assortment of Queensware, C J
ware. Glassware, Crockeryware, C' i
ware, &c, for sale cheap by
TILTE5 & ESPENSCHAPs
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