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THURSDAY. OCTOBER 26, 1865.
rS"Chu3. Oakford & Sous, of Phila
delphia, advertise a large and splendid
etock of Furs, which they will warrant to
according to representation.
EST James LI. "Walton, Esq., has sold
his dwclliug house and lot,, situate on
Main Street, in this Borough, to Samuel
S. Dreher, Esq.,
Misa Malvcn's Scholars, assisted by
several young ladies aud gentlemen of the
town, will give, at the Court House, on
Monday Eve. Oct. 30th, an entertainment
consisting of tableaux charades, etc.
Admission twenty live cents.
gA young man, who says his name
is Owen Carey, a resident of Scran
ton, was arrested at' Great Bend, and
brought to this place on Tuesday last,
aud committed to Jail, on the charge of
being one of the party who robbed Dodge
& Cos safe, on the 17th inst. Several
articles of merchandize were found in his
valise, which Mr. Isaac Case, claims as
having been taken from his store, at Xa
gloiville. EaTAYiil the Monroe Democrat tell us
wbethorthe Union candidates in this State
are not elected by about 25,000 majority.
instead of 0,000, as be states in his last
issue ? And will he not be good enough
to tell his readers that Abolitiouisai is
spreading aU over the liebe! States, and
that it is not drying up as he stated it ws.1
last week? And will he not tell his rea
ders that the Copperheads are complete
ly pelted, aud laid up as mementos of un
-worthy citizens, and that Unionism and
Abolitionism are henceforth to be the ru
ling and purifying elements of this regen
crated Republic ? Do this, Squire, for it
13 due them that they should know it.
55?"On Monday last the great fair for
the benefit of the Soldiers' Home com
menccd in Philadelphia. The inaugural
ceremonies took place in the Academy of
Music, in the presence of General Grant,
aud other distinguished functionaries.
Speeches were delivered by Gen. Meade.
Admiral Farragut, William D. K 01103', S
Buchanan Read, Geo. H. Stuart, Kev.
Dr. Brainard. General Meade is Chair
man of the Executive Committee, and
the services of raany of the first men and
nromcu of Philadelphia arc enlisted iu the
-enterprise, lhe lair will continue opeo
for two weeks.
A son of Benjamin Arndt, residing in
Stroud township, came to his death, on
last Monday, in the following singular
manner. He weut into the stable and
lialtered a fractious colt, and to prevent
the colt from getting away from him tied
the end of the halter around his body,
and theu started out of the stable with
the coh, and as the were going out ol
the door the coit spraug and jerked the
boy off of his feet and dragging him struck
his bead against a stone, broke bis skull,
kneckingout a part of his braius.
Look Oat for Bobbers.
Ail over the country more or less
our exchanges atinoaucc the fact that rob
befies are being carried on at fearful
rate. These arc not petty robberies, but
robberies of the worst type. Banks are
being broken into, safes of Companies
broken open, together with private indi
viduals who are suspected of having rea
dy money on hand, fall a prey to these
are also just now
It becomes absolutely necessary that
all parties interested, should be on the
look-out for these villains. See that the
doors are properly bolted aud locked, and
that all Banks and offices containing
money aud other valuables, are guarded
and efficiently protected
lhe Union Executive Committee of
the State of Ohio have issued an address
to the Union voters, in which they an
nounce the gratifying result of the recent
election. Although full official returns
have not -ct been -received, aud little i
known as to the vote of the soldiers still
in the field, the Committee are h-eauy
enabled to state that the Union State tick
et has been elected by a majority ranging
from 28,000 to 30,000, wi'thout the sob
diers vote, 11ns gives to the State a
Union Govenor, Lieutenaut-Goveruor,
State Treasurer, two Supreme Judges.
Attorney-General, School Commissioner
member of the Board of Public Works'
and Clerk of the Supreme Court. '
The Legislature of Ohio stands as fol
lows : Of the 37 members of the Senate,
25 are Union, aud of the 105 members of
the House, '08 are Union, and the elec
tion ol at least two .more by the soldiers'
rote is confidently expected, making 70
Union members iu the House, aud giving
theUuiou party two-thirds iu each branch
aud a majority on joint ballot of 48..
The Price of Coal.
The Stroudsburg Jeffersouian of last
week oomplains of the high price of coal
at that place, which, it alleges, sells, at
the Stroudsburg Depot for $9 per tou for
Chesnut coal, audSD. 70 for Stove. The
papers of the large cities, are also loud in
their complaints, because of prices which
are proportionately higher, even, than at
Stroudsburg. "We think both complaints
have justice in them, and that there should
be some means by winch an evil so griev
ous could be redressed. There is no
earthly reason for these high prices, save
that which exists in the greed of llail
road companies aud speculators to swell
their dividends beyond all reason ; and it
is an outrage that, because of their rapa
city, consumers of coal all over tiie coun
try should be literally robbed, that the
profits ou the employment of capital may
grow to a most marvelous figure. As
much as an' one we desire to see this
sectiou of country prosperous, and our
companies, by which it has been, in a
great measure, built up, flourishing; but
it is not necessary that the whole outside
country should be swindled to secure this,
nor is it just that our companies should
be managed solely with a 'view to
their own aggraiidizemeut. lu the seek
ing of corporate privileges v from our Lc
gislature the view is always placed upper
most, that the public would be benefitted
by their granting; and it should be an
unalterable rule in their conduct, that the
interests of that public should not be
swamped in an inordinate scramble to
line the pockets of the stockholders with
'greenbacks." But the reverse is really
the case; and the securing of the Wil
ling ty dollar" has become far more of an
object, than the accomplishment of any
good to ousiders. The question is not
one of general utility, but one, altogether,
of special profit.
A reasonable profit on the capital in
vested no one could or would object to.
Indeed it had long ago become a settled
thing, that it was reasonable to grant a
profit to corporations which, in the ordi
nary business transactions, would be con
sidored unseasonable ; but when that pro
fit amounts to an absolute robbery ; when
the principle which secures it is the same
which secures for him who demands
"your purse or your life," a speedy yield
ing up of your valuables, it becomes a
crying evil, and one which the law should
ue lormiuaule cnougn to arrest ami re
urcss. I5V toe action oi tiie jttaiiroau nun
Coal Companies, and the speculators, lis
day is well uigh brought upon us in which
the people will be led to curse the impulse
which induced our legislatures to grant
privileges and powers to aggrega
wealth, which, places it aoove taw, ant
beyond even the shadow of punishment
Tor evils mOicted.
Take the prices of coal at Stroudsbur
as an example ol the evil which this r
venous greed of companies can and doe
inflict. The average price, per ton, charg
ed the people ol that locality, by the rai
road company, which has the monopoly
of t lie market, is $9,35. The cost of the
coal to the company, on the cars, on the
track and ready for transportotion is $1
85 per tou. The price charged for trans
portation by the compan',
strike, and when it couid get no coal to
run ou its own account, to Stroudsburg, on
the hrst lot run bv individuals, was $1,95
per ton. This was considered, at the time
by the company, a full equivalent for the
service rendered, and makes the cost of coa
at Stroudsburg, allowing that it costs the
company 3 cents per ton per mile to run
it, winch it does not by long odds, 83,80
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ucuuet tins nom the average price at
which the company now sells coal there
according to the JerTersonian, $9,35, ant:
we have $5,55 as the profit on each ton
of coal sold at that place. But this is not
the worst phase of the company's dea
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ingswitii tne otrouusnnrgers. lo ap
pease au agent, who wished to hold the
lesser monopoly while the company held
the greater, on all lots run by individual
5ubsequ?ut to the first, a charge of $3
per tou, or 5 4-5 cents per ton per mile
rroui the figures given above, consum
ers dependent upon the Del. Lack. &
n cstern liailroad Company for a supply
of coal, no matter what their locality, can
readily calculate for themselves, how much
oi their hard earnings are voraeiouslv
aud without even u shadow of neeti
swallowed up in the enormous net profits
to the stock no!der9. Consumers ol coa
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u:iucu m oiucr prousiciug regions, we
presume, are subjected to' a like unjust
1 tie standard of profits as exhibited
aoove, is uot ucuicl by tnose who. iron
their connection wiln the company, hav
. f i
opportunities ot knowning. indeed it
would haruiy be safe for them to deny
it. in view ot the fact that coal retails
here in Scranton at $1 per ton, delivere
at the door of the purchaser. But they
do attempt to justify it ; and upon what
ground, think you reader ? Upon the
ground that everything else is high, aud
coal is no higher in proportion than ev
ery thing else. But what article enter
ing into man's necessary consumption
produces an equal amount of profit as
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win at ?v,oj per ton ai oiroudsburg, aud
oil at Lhzabethportr Even at 84 per
ton here, delivered, taking all the cost of
mining, preparing and delivering into
the account, the profit is enormous, but
it is uot halt so large as is that on the
prices charged at the places named above
Aud when we take into the account the
fact that every full train sent below brin's
a nrohts ol Iroui twelve to iift?tn hnnri
red aud uiore dollars to the coffers of the
company, independent of its profit ou toll
charges,-we may well marvel at the in
justice of men, aud at that extreme soul
lessuess in corporations, which, on the
futile basis that everything else is hih.
iccis impelled to add to the wrony. bv
adding still more to the heavv lo.-id whir-h
uenaing the masses beneath it. aud. if
.uuueu, wui crush them to the earth.
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Lut there should be n rom,.
vrfvy iJk line
damning evil. The law should be all
: potent to protect the dependent many
from the avarice of the powerful few
Corporations should be held within reas
onable limits, aud should nob possess the
power to add on, audjpd on, straw aftejc
straw until, at last, with the weight of the
load, the public back is broken.-lf we have
been neglecful hitherto throwing safe
guards around the rights and iuterests of
the many, the time to begin that work is
now to day The evil is sadly upon us,
and is seen and felt most crushiugly.
Let us begin at once to remedy it, by pre
paring to demand of the legislature such
restrictions upon the speculative tenden
cies of corporations as shall strip them of
their monstrosities, aud make them, what
in deed and truth they were desigued to
be, conservators of the public interests,
and efficient, workers for the public
good. The longer wc delay the accom
plishment of this uecessary work, the
faster will the collar of moneyed power
be riveted to our necks.
It was a cause of sad complaining on
the part of the company, and a some
thing not to be endured, that the miners
were beyond all reasou in their resistance
to a reduction of nine per cent on their
wages. "What can be said for the eompany
uow that, the miners having goneto work
on their demand, they raise the price of coal
on consumers full fifty per ceut above
the very uureasonabic profit, even, which
they were receiving when they instituted
the strike. If it was wrong for the miners
to as.-ist the reduction, it is thribly wrong
for the company to insist upon a raise in
the price of coal, with no increased dem
and upon its coffee for labor or for the
material necessary iu the conduct oi its
Wc shall continue the subject. Scran
From the West Indies. Terrific Tornado
' Great Loss of Life.
From the British Guiana Gazette, Sep
By way of Barbadoes we have news o
a most disastrous hurricane at Guadaloup
on the Gib inst. It appears that unti
six o'clock in the evening of that day
there was nothing to indicate an appaoach
ing storm, but at that hour the wind sud
denly shifted to the northeast aud blew
most furiously. In Grands Bourg. the
town of Marie Galante, many houses were
torn up and blown away piecemeal to con
sidcrable distances. States and sheets
of 7.inc flew about in all directions. The
public hospital was blown down, killiug
or wounding the inmates. In the quar
ter of Grande Bourg alone thirty-six per
sous were killed aud fifty-nine wounded
Basseterre and Saints also suffered dread
fully. The loss of life and property must
have bsen immense, but had. not been as
certaiccd when our accounts left.
Since the above was m type, we have
received confirmation of tne sad news re
corded above, and it appears the devasta
tion and loss of life was still greater than
we at first supposed. The loss of life i
now stated between two and three bund
red : the crops of the island have been
destroyed, and scarcely a tree is to be
seen standing , many vessels, too, are mis
sing. Beyond a high sea and heavy gale
the hurricane was not felt in the other
West India Islands.
Horace Binney the Younger, of Phila
delplna, a man of pure character, unsel
fish loyalty, and an honored leader of the
Episcopal Church, iu the General Con
vention, on Saturday, offered a resolution
of thauks to Almighty God for the return
of ''peace to the couutry and unity of the
Church. lie ventured to add to tin
petition a suggestion that "special thanks
to Almighty God" be rendered "for the
removal of that great occasion of natioua
dissension and estrangement to which our
late troubles are due." Whereupon there
was much excitement, Mr. Linncy bcinj
"loudly called to order." Auothermem
uer was "uoisiiy siicncca, a tinru "also
uoisily interrupted," and the whole scene
resembled one of the parliamentary break
downs in which Southern slave drivers
were wont, to indulge when they
masters in Congress. Free Speech
stifled, aud the majoiity, headed
"Judge Bittle of North Carolina," finally
kilted the motion.
So then the Episcopal Church, in this
year ol reace aud Grace aud Emancipa
tion, with all the world recognizing iu A
merica the triumph of Freedom over the
worst form of Slavery aud oppression
steps back aud says : "Let the children
of God pass on ; we shall remain with our
eyes nxed on fcotlom. bo stood the
wile of Lot in the olden time. We know
that God cursed her with his awful wrath
and that through all succeeding time she
remained a monument of shame and back
sliding, and a just example of divine veu
geance. She did not save Sodom. The
fire came, and the son's of the wicked
were destroyed. Tribune.
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x ue xnusvine ueram says an experi
enced Colorado miner has discovered in
m spur of the Alleghany Mountains about
forty miles west of that place, an exten
sive loue ot gold bearing quartz, speci
mens ot which have been sent to Aew
York for analysis, and which are said to
contain, for surface specimens, a fair per
centagc ot gold, borne excitement has
already been produced by the discovery
Major General Ilartranft leftj Norris
town on Monday last for Kentucky.
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wnere he will report at Louisville to Ma
jor Ucneral rainier, commanding that
department. He takes charge of the
Auditor General's office at Ilarrisburg,
in iuav next.
The Easton Journal says that a yoxxn"
women was arrested bv alTxo.p.r rTnwnnl
ast week charged with the rSieft of three
1 1 m
one hundred dollar government bonds.
On the way to jail she endeavored to
swallow the stolen bonds, and before she
could be stopped by the officer had so
completely masticated them as to be scar
A law passed by the Pennsylvania Le-
gislature last winter confers-upon Nota.
ries Public the power to take acknowledg
ments of deeds and other instrnmnnta
which coujd before be executedk qnly in
the presence of a raagisrate
THHEE MEN TORN TO PIECES.
A Large Boiler Thrown Twelve
A Manufacturing Establishment Com
In the small settlement known as Bla-zin"-
Star, about five miles from Railway,
N J., the boiler of Johu A. Steinhauser's
establishment for preparing phosphate of
lime exploded about five o'clock Tuesday
afternoon with such terrible effect that
the building, a frame 100 feet square, was
entirely wrecked, and the tabular boiler
14J by 10 feet, hurled'to a distance of
400 yards from the place, and 100 feet
high, when it struck the earth, throwing
up the dirt to a great bight, aud then re
bounded 85 feet further.
A uunibcr of mcu were in the build
ing, aud three of them who stood near
the boiler were killed, two of them in
stantly, but the third lived until the fol
The names of the killed were A. F.
Beyse, Superintendent, a resident of the
vicniity; J Master, boiler-maker of this
city, and J. Broush, of Williamsburgh.
Boysc's clothes were torn completely from
his body, and Broush's skull was crushed
to atoms, rendering it probable that nei
ther of the two unfortunate men was con
scious of the least suffering. Master did
uot believe he was seriously hurt, and the
following lnorniti"- was walking about
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when he complained 'of a difficulty o
breathing. II is respiration grew shorter
and shorter for two or three hours when
The accideut is ascribed to the defec
tive steam-gauge which was purchased in
this city. Mr. Beyse had no idea of the
quantity of steam in the boiler (and he
was an experienced engineer, having
been in one of our gunboats, aud on the
Otsego at the time of her destruction by
a torpedo) aud therefore anticipated no
danger, supposing the guage would indi
cate the pressure upon the boiler.
All of the killed were men of family
and their remains were promptly cared
for by Mr. Steinhauser, and iots purchas
ed for their interment iu Greenwood
Cemetery. He has also gonerouslyoffcr
ored to provide, we understand, for the
widow aud childreu of the Superintend
A strange circumstance connected witl
the casuality is that Beyse seemed to hate
a prcmouition of his fate. When he was
in New-York last Monday with Steinhau
ser, he said he felt a strong disposition to
have his life insured, and returning home
asked his wife where she woula have him
buried in the event of his being killed
saying he felt as if something were about
to happen to him.
The boiler had 163 tubes, which were
thrown 100 feet apart, aud this fact, with
the tremendous force of the explosion
indicates that there must have been at
least lou pounds or steam to tne square
An Old Inhabitant.
We saw on Saturday last the largest
fish we have ever seen caught in the Sus
quchanua. It was captured at the Nan-
ticoke dam by that somewhat famous dis
ciple of Izaak, Walton, Hiram George and
presented to his brother Isaiah, whose
strength seemed somewhat taxed in the
etiort to get the monster home. It was
a river bass, its wcignt wa3 lb., and
its dimensions 2 feet 8 inches in length
It was a ''whooper" of a fish. Luzerne
The Commissioner of Internal Revenue
this morning ordered the following :
Where a person neglects to pay the in
come duty after demand (sec. 119), the
tmount due becomes a lien from the time
when the tax fell due until it is paid.-
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jl ui; uuu iiuuuicu uuu ii i hi; item n scuimu
prescribes that the tax shall be levied on
the 1st day of May, aud be due or pay
able the 30th day of June. On these
terms of the law it can only be predicated
that the tax falls due ou the 30th of June,
:0 that the lien attaches on that day.
It is said that the limbs aud nauks oi
the horse have become a familiar article
oi aiet in some parts oi i! ranee. it is
being discussed iu England as it is' feared
that the cattle disease will compel the
people to abandon beef and take to horse
flesh. Medical men say that the flesh of
the horse at the expiration of his career
of usefulness is more nourishing and
wholesome, though less agreeable to the
taste, than the flesh ot beef cattle.
A number of English Detectives have
arrived in this couutry to spy out the in
tentious and movements of the Fenians,
so that the British Government may be
prepared tor the great invasion of Fenians
from the United States which it seems to
be expecting. The detectives will not
make the danger any less than now.
Judge-Advocate Chipman on Saturday
closed his argument for the prosecution
in the Wirz trial, confining himself to the
charge of murder, which crime," he con
tended, had been committed in 18 ins
tances by the prisoner's own hands. At
the conclusion of Col. Chipman's speech.
the Court presided at a private examina
tion of the physical condition of the ac
cused, at the hitter's request. The Com
mission then went into secret session.
A Counterfeit United States Note.
Nkw York, Oct. 24. New counter-
eit S50's, Government legal tenders, have
been discovered in circulation.
A returning soldier was killed within
sight of his own door at Manlius N. Y.,
one day last week, by falling uudcr the
car from which he attempted to jump in
ns eagerness to greet hia wife and chil
TheYeccipts from internal revenue on
;Sa,turday amounted to 81,128,331 90;
Petroleum as FueL
The New York Petroleum Light Company
has compleatcd its series of experiments, and
have now obtained practical results, satis
factory to the companj, that crude petroleum
can with safety and economy be burnt as
fuel, on a large scale, under locomotive, sta
tionary, and marine boilers, producing' a
heat of great intensity, free from smoke, soot,
ashes, &c. After a few private exhbitions
to parties interested, it is proposed by the
company lo make practical demonsrations,
which will show the nublic the value of
petroleum ns a fuel, in every department
where coal or wood is used.
It the exhibitions to the public prove as
satisfactory as those recently made, are to
the company, there will be a valuable addi
tion to lhe wealth already developed in the
petroleum interest, and steamers from New
York to Shanghai will require less bulk of
petroleum as fuel tnan has been occupied
with coal for the passage to Liverpool.
The young Ilambletoian gelding Dexter
made the attempt on Wednesday the 11th
inst., at the Fashion Course L. I., trot a milf
under saddle in less than 1.19. The match
was S5000 aginst $1000 he could not per
form the feat in tlrrec trials. He did beat
Father Time, however, making his mile in
two minutes, eighteen one-fifth seconds, on
the first trial ! This is the best " time" on
record, no other horse having came up to it,
of which the racer calendar lias any account.
It is understood that 825,000 have been of
fered for this extraordinary animal.
A Single Grain of Barley wns planted by
an agriculturist in the Isle of Man in 1862,
and the same year produced three hundred
grains. These were sown, and the second
year's produce was about half puinf. Those
wereagain sown, and the third year's produce
was fourteen pounds, which being again
sown have realised this year about seven
bushels, covering a spaca of one hundretl
yards by five. Thus there have been pro
duced in four years seven bushels of barley
from a single grain.
A California editor- speaking of complaint
by his readers that he don't publish all the
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local items tiiat tney uesire to see, jusuy
observes that it is often there own fault iu
not sending the facts. He says he don't like
to publish a birth aficr the child is weaned,
a marriage after the honeymoon is over, or
the death of a nun after his widow is mar
An liiiiglish iron miM has succeeded in
makmg a s-hect of iron so thin that it require
4,800 sheets to make it an inch in thickness.
tuns cllectually beating the 1'itsburg iron
workers, wiio made a sheet so thin that it
took 1,00!) of them to make an inch, and
c.hallongd all England to beat it, if they
The Vinton, Iowa, Eagle says that Mr.
John W. Mathi-r, of Benton county, lost his
power of speech two vears aro. The other
day, while plowing one of his horses became
entangled in the traces, and as he stooped
over to adjust matters the horse kicked at him
which frightened him so that he instantly
being to yell out "whoa!"
During the year ending June 30, 15,328
invalid soldiers, and 24,716 widows, mothers
and orphans were placed on the pension list
The annual payment to these will amount to
$3,796,457. During the same time- oU.
naval pensions were i;sued, the pavment o
which will amount to 854,573. The to
tal of pensions paid during the year was8,-
The Ripon Wis., Commonwealth tells of
apples raised up there, twenty-two of which
filled a half-bushel mcit-ure chock lull, and
which weisrhed from twelve to nineteen and
a half ounces apice.
can,t raise ajiples'J
Who says Wiscocsin
An ingenious i'renenman nas mane a
mosaic landscape composed of insects. It
contains more than 45.000 beetles, besides
big and little bugs of various hues.
Nichols Van Wert, ot Troy, N. Y., aged
seventy-six years and four months, living on
the 'burgh "green" with a well-beloved wife.
ajred sixty-four years and two and a half
months, has just been blessed with twins,
When the inn-keeptr at Neufchatel catch
es an Emperor, he makes the most of him.
His bill for entertaining Napoleon and the
Imperial suite thirty-six hours, was 86,000.
He is almost up to the prices of American
The planters of Cuba have memorialized
the Spanish Government for the abolition of
slavery in Cuba.
North Carolina has been divided by the
State Convention into seven Congressional
The deaths from cholera in Marseilles
average ou to OU a day. Huge hrcs are
being burned in the streets to purify
The New York Court of Appeals has de
cided that national bank shares are taxable
by State authorit', although the capital is
in government securities.
The expenses of the navy for the year
entling m June last were $lu2,000,000,
Secretary Welles estimate those for the cur
rent year at only :S23,u(iO,000.
The sales of lumber at Chicago are said
to exceed in amount those of any former sea
son. Within the nast fortnight, hltv-one
million five hundred and thirty thousand
feet of lumber have been sold in that city.
In a graveyard in New Jersey, there is n
tombstone on which is the following simple
yet touching epitaph: 'IIc was a good
The totnl population of Russia, amounting
in 1856 to about 72,000'C00 is now estimated
by a leading Russian journal at 80,000,000.
Double Eule of Three.
If four cats with sixteen legs, can catch
fourteen rats with forty-two legs, while an
old woman with two tongues is saying Jack
Robinson, how many legs most eight rats have
to get away from the same number ot cats in
two minutes, due allowance being made for
tare and tret.
Blankets were first made at Bristol,
England, by a poor weaver named Thom-
iis Blanket, who gave his name to the pe
culiar manufacture of woolen cloths...
Death of a Member of the Legislator
Goshen, Lancaster County, Oct. 21.
Bay Wood, member elect from this coun
ty to the Legislature, died at hia resi
dence near this place, last evening, of ty
phoid fever. He was about firty-threo
years of age, and was also a member of
the last Legislature.
Fifty millions a year that is about what
New-England pays in internal revenue taxe
to the Government the axact figures are'
$47,552,500 and of that amount Massachus-r
etts pays $28,752,83,'i; Pretty well, thinks
a local paper, for a section which Horatio
beymour and his set proposed to leave out
David Gregory, convicted of murder in
July last, at Philadelphia, has been again
respited by Gov. Curtin, this time inde-
finitely. The respite was granted ou ac-
count of the rapidly dccliuiug health of
the prisoner. Gregory has since died in
The receipts of oil at Pittsburg since"
the opening of navigation iu March last,
amounted to 583, 8S8 barrels. These re
recipts are in excess of those for the cor
responding time last year. The price por'
barrel has averaged about $8.
Among the first cases to be tried by
the Naval Court Martiol, which has been
ordered to convene in Washington on the
1st of November, with Vice-Admiral Far
ragut as President, is that of Lieut.Col.
Marsden of the Marine Corps, who ia to'
be tricn on various charges of uuofiicer-'
like conduct in Boston.
Gen. Dick Taylor, brother-law of JefiC
Davis, has says a Washington correspoad
ent, vainly attempted for a day or two tc
ascertain from the President whether
Davis is to be tried soon. An impression
prevails there that the trial will take placa
at au early day.
The receipts from internal revenue
yesterday amounted to 803.351 46.
It is reported from Washington tint
Wirz is to be hanged on Friday next.
A journeyman barber was find $50 for
shaving a gentleman in his private room
at a hotel ou Sunday, at Springfield, 111.
At East Stroudsburg, Oct. 24th, by
the llev. Benj. S. Everiti, John B. Stormf
Esq., of thi3 Bjrough, and flattie, daugh--ter
of Robert Browu, of the former plxce
Oct. 22d, 1S65, in the Zion's Church
at Brodheadsville, by llev. Henry Sei
fert, Mr. Joseph Shoemaker, of HamiU
ton, and Miss Sophia M. Heller, of Jack
In Stroudsburg, on the 24th inst.
John Dclong aged 3 years.
At White Haven, on the 19th inst.,
Susan, daughter of A. J. and Mary Dei
trick, aged 19 months and 18 days.
The Mason & Hamlin Cabinet Organs,
forty different stylps, adapted to sacred and
secular music, for .$30 to S600 each. THIRTY-FIVE
GOLD or SILVER .MEDALS, or
other first premiums awarded them. Illus
trated Catalogues free. Address, MASON
& HAMLINrBoston, or MASON BROTH
ERS, New York.
September 7, 1865. ly.
rrO THE NERVOUS, DEBILITATED?
I. AND DESPONDENT OF BOTIL
SEXES. A great suffer having been re
stored to health in a few days, after many1
Dears of misery, is willing lo assist his sut"
fering fellow-creatures by sending (free), on;
the receipt of a postpaid addressed envelope,,
i copy of the formula of ctp;e employed.
LDirecl to JOHN M. DAGNALL,
Box 183 Post Office,
Jan. 12, 65. 5m. Brooklyn, N. Y.
YOTT WISH TO TtR PTTRF.nt
J DR. BUCHAN'S English Svccific
Pills cure in less than 30 days, the worat
cases of Nervousness, Impotency, Premature
Decay, Seminal Weakness, Insanity, and all
Urinary, Sexual, Nervous Affections, no
matter from what cause produced. Price,
One Dollar per box. Sent, postpaid, by;
xaa.il, on receipt of an order. Address,
JAMES S. BUTLER,
Station D. Bible House,
March 17, 1S6L
Pulmonary Consumption a Curable Dii-
ease ! !
The undersigned having been restored to.
health in a few works, by a very simple rem
edy, after having suffered several years with.
a severe lung allection, and mat dread di
sease Consumption is anxious to make
known to his fellow-sufferers the means otf
To all who desire it, he will send a opey
of the prescription used (free of charge,) with
the directions for preparing and using the
same, which they will find a sure cure for
Consumption, Asthma, Bronchitis, Colds,
Couoim, &c. The only object of the adver
tiser in sending the Proscription is to bene-'
fit the afflicted, and spread information which
he conceives to be invaluable; and he hopes.-
every sufferer will try his remedy, as it will
cost them nothing, and may prove a blessing.
Parties wishing the prescription will
Rer. EDWARD A. W1LSUN,
Is hereby given that an Election will
be held at The Strouushurg Bank, od
Monday the 20th day of November, 1865,
between the hours of 10 o'clock a. m.,and
2 o'clock, p. m., to elect 13 Directors for
the ensuing year.
By order of the Board of Directors.
J- II. STBOUD, Cashier
Oct. 20, 18G5.
The stated meeting of the Stockhold
ers Avill be held at the same place on
Tuesday, the 7th day of November next,,
at 12 o'clock,