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OFFICE OF THE DEMOCRAT,
Next boot To'RorrtBos's Si acie OrrtcE.
- - trimes :
?7ic GtiXmtlSM DEMOCRATibill be
published every Saturday morning, at
TWO DOLLARS per vnmlm, payable
half yearly in Hiiiance, tfr Two Dollars
Fiftv Cents, if not vaid within the Dear.
No subscription loill betaken for a sfiortcr
period man six months ; nor any discon
tinuance permitted, until all arrearages
-ADVERTISEMENTS not exceeding a
syuurc ivui uc cunsjncuousiy uiserieti a
"One Dollar for the first three insertions
and Twcntxi-fivc cents for tverti subse-
qucn nsertion. fC7 A liberal discount
made to those who nivcrtisc by the year
LETTERS addressed on business, must
he post paid.
SPEED THE PLOUGH !
ttfnion Agricultural Society's
r H lIIE annual 'Cattle chow, and exhibition o
. JK. Agricultural products, and articles of domes
tic manufacture; will bo held in McEwensville,
lunmt township, JNortiiun ucrlaml county, on
Tuesday tlfe 24 th day of October next, when
to the lull exte of the funds of the said society
win bo awarded to the successful competitor
Viz: For every species of LIVE STOCK. In
tjii particular, committee on premiums will more
'especially direct lhir attention to those animals
that may have been obtained and nurtured with a
View to the improvement of Stock Within tho bounds
X)l tho society.
2d. On every kind of Domestic Manufactured
articles ol Iron, W ood, Wool, Cotton, Flax, Silk,
ITnrvin V.iw. Ql,;n. X.. T . .........
a. uid, uiv.iin, iv(.t 111 tuin ui;fui tuiuiii.
Cloth manufactured of Wool, Silk, &c, produced
within the limits of tho society, will be entitled to
a prcfercncoovcr those whoso materials may be of
foreign origin. Provided that no manufacturer re
ceive a premium for an articlo of manufacture of
the simo description or kind upon which he receive
a premium tormerly, unless a special improvement
over the former article shall be so manifest as to
entitle him to it. Impi 'cment being tho object of
llio society, it will not Be deemed sulhcicnt that
the article be tho best exhibited to entitle, if it
should not exceed articles previously exhibited from
the same factorv
Sd. On agricultural products. The products of
mtrieiu ana tuo Dairy. 1 ho suc.ccsslul culuva
tion ot tno vine; ana also tho manufacture ot fcugar
from materials, tho growth of the district comprising
the Society will be interesting obiccts of premium
Also samples of Malt and Vinous Liquors, of the
materials the growth of the district.
The fact that good ploughing is at the basis of
good and successful agriculture, induces the society
to hold out premiums for the best specimens of
ploughing (40 perches) to be performed at the
Cattlo Shoy. Premiums will bo awarded foruseful
improvements &. imnlemcnu in husbandry.
No animals, or specimen of manufactures that
.obtained a premium at a former Cattle Show, shall
detain be a subicct of premium: nor will a premium
lie allowed for any animal railed out of the limit
of tho society, except those ' troducedfor the pur-
ppso of improving the stock and which shall have
been within the bounds of the Society at least one
year previous to the exhibition!
The best flock of sheep, raised by an individual
''(not less than ten) taking into view their breed,
'healthful state, and the quality of their wool, will
also be the object of a premium.
To encourage the production of Barley, the com
mittee on grain will award suitable premiums to it;
Successful experiments in the cultivation, of all
kinds of Crops, Grain, Grasses, Vegetables, Vines
Trees, &c. communicated in writing, will be laid
before the commute as subjects of premiums
wiil be held, commencing at 1 o'clock to 'continue
if expedient from day to day, in order that those
who have articles of manufacture: improved
agricultultural implements. Grain and vegetablt
seeds of superior quality, anj all kinds of bloodec
and improved animals, rfiay cell them and thus ('.is
tributo them tliroughoutthe country This tale offen
a gdod opportunity to those who reside out of tin
district, and have Improved stock, &c, to expose ii
for sale, and they are respectfully invited to do st
The committees of Vigilance will please to exert
their influence to increase the funds of the Society.
They are Us follows:
Korthumlerlnd County David Watson, II
Header, John inccnt, J as. P. Sanderson, Join
Topgart, David Itcland, J. Xt. Priestly.
Culumbia Co. Wm. Dale, James M'Muhon
Joseph II fobs t, Valentine Best, C. Cameron;
Union Co. Dr. liaskins, James Merrill Esq'
Henry Oyer, Jas. K. Davis, Thomas Cliugah.
Lycoming Co. John Burrowts, Esq., Gcorgi
Eckin, Joi.ti Cummings, Esq. A. Woodwarc.
Charles Lloyd; Famuel Rogers, Benjamin Bear
Abraham Bodoin, Col- Jacob Becber,
AH oirmals nnd articles intended for the Auction
must le exhibited for inspection at 10o'clok,A. V
Comrnittres of inspection will be appointed and re
pul&tions Jo-govern the -proceedings pf the day U
lnstituffd, and notice given in due time.
By order of ffici Board.
J. F. MURRAY, Sec'ry.
Aug- it, lg37.
JOHN S. INGHAM,
mrXENDEIiS his professional scrvicos to the citi
U zcxis of Goianilia comity. JIe will feel gratcj
ful for business entrusted to Jus care. Office in tin
same building with tho 'Columbia Democrat.'
Dluomsburg, May, 1837
C OMM ISSIONBR.
ft! have Been authorized to announce JOIir
l II A VIS nf ('altawissa. as a candidal!
for County Corrfminridncr at tbd next cloction.
6pt. 23, 1835,
WHEREAS, by nn act of tho General As
sembly of tho Commonwealth of Pennsyl
vania, "entitled "An adt to regulate ho General
Elections within this Commonwealth) passed tho
5th day of February, 1700," it is made tho duty of
tho Sheriff of ovcry county to givo public notice of
such election to l.c holder), and made known in such
notice what officers are to ho elected: Therefore,
I, Xsaiah. Salmon,
High Sheriff of tho county of Columbia, tin mark
kvhws by this advfttiscmcnt, to tho Electors of
said county of Columbia, that n
Will be held in the said county, on Tuesday, the
10th day . of October next, at tho several districts
thereof as follows, to wit.
That part of Bloom township, not in
eluded in the new Election district herein
cf cr mentioned, al.thc house of E. IL
liiggs, in Jiloomsuurg.
Briar creek ownship, at the Town
house in Berwick.
Ca'awiisa township, at the house now
occupied by Stacy Marjerum, in the town
SI 1 1 1
Demi townshtrt. fa stnarate Election
district) W the hol'ts'e of Jacob Scidcl in
sat I township.
That vart of Fishintf creek township
not inclu led in the new Election district
hereinafter mentioned, at the house cf
Daniel I'telcr, in sai.l township.
Greenwood township, at the house now
occupied by Joseph Lemon.
Hemlock township, at the house of John
McRcynolts, in sai I township.
Liberty township, at the house of Hen
ry Gibson in said loivnshlp
TAmv.fttnn'! tawnshin. (a sencrate Elec
tion district) at the Union schoolhouse in
Mahoning township, at the Court house
Miffiin township, at the house of ffm
Woods in sftid township.
Madison township, at the house of Jer
emiah nelhver in Jcrscytown.
That part cf Mount Pleasant township
not included in the new Election district
hercinaf cr mentioned, at the house of
Treuericic winter, m iii tuivuamji.
Sugarloaf lownnhip, at the house of E-
zeniet KjOie, in sum luu-usniji.
Roarincr creek township, at tht house
fJohn Yeager, in said township.
The District composed of parts of the
townships of Ulooin, Mount I'ltMisant &
Fishinc Creek, winch by an act of the Gen
Brnl Assembly passed thd loth day of April
1835 was cstabhshod into a separate elec
tion district, shall Itold their election at the
house now occupied by Isaac 0. Johnson
n the town ol OrangeyiHe.
The District composed df that, part of
Mifflin township laid off lor a new town-
Inn, to be called Paxton, which by act
of Assembly, passed the first day of April
183G. was establislieil into a separate elec
tion district, shall hold their election at the
house of Adam Michael in said district.
At which lime and places are to be elec
ted by the freemen ol the county of Colum
for member of the House of Representa
tives of tho Commonwealth of Pennsylva
nia. Two Persons
for Sheriff of Columbia county.
for County Commissioner.
for County Treasurer.
for County Auditor.
And wiiehhas in and by the same act ol
Assembly for regulating the General Elcc
.inns ol this Commonwealth it is enacted,
.hat 'the Inspectors of the General Llec-
ions shall be chosen by ballot on the Friday
icxt preceding the first Tuesday in Octo
icr, (being this yenr 'he 29th day ofSep
.ember) in each and every year, tit such
ilace in eali town, township, ward or
lislrict as tho Citizens have generally met
it lor that purpose, pulilic notice ot which
.hall be given by the Constable or Consta
ilcs, by six or more written or printed ad
.erlisments, at least one week before the
-aid day; and the election shall he opened
otween two "id three o'clock in the aftcr
loon by the said Constable or Constables,
. be assisted by two qualified citizens.
And it is also required that the Inspcc
oro be at the place of the district each, on
he day of tho general clecinti aforesaid,
a nine oe'lock in the forenoon, to do and
icrfonn tho several duties required by the
id'id recited act. I
Uy tho first section of an set passed by
he state legislature; on the second of April
821, 'It is thereby enacted by the authori-
oftho same, that tho several qualified
lectors who shall vote at any general or
pec-ial election within this commonwealth,
hall give to the Insputocrs of such election,
eparaic tickets for each station or office
otcd for, which ticket shall e mtain no
nore than tho proper number of names;
ut no ticket shall be reiccTod bv tho Judsr-
-a of the olactloft m countinjr off tho votes
jltould th ame contain fuwer names than
the proper number, those fur sheriffs L cor
And wiiEnnxs by ati act.ol the General
Assembly passed the second day da of A
pril 182i, it is enacted, that it shall be the
duty of the Sheriff or Coroner, as tho case
maybe, to give pnblic notice at tho fame
time, and in the same manner, ami Under
the sanio penalty, that he is now required
to give notice of any gcnetal or special Iclcc
tipiii that any person who shall hold-any
offica or appointment of proht or trust under
the Government of the United States,
whether a tommis'sioned officer or other
wise, a subordinate officer or agent, who is
or shall he employed under the legislative,
executive .or judiciary departments of the
United States; and also, that kvkry jiem
ni:n of CoNortr.ss, is by law Incapable of
holding or cxe-rrifing at the same lime, the
office or appointment of Judok, IssrEcron
or Clerk of any election in this state -of
which all the electors are hereby notified
and required to govern themselves accord
ingly. There turn Judgesf or the several election
districts of the county of Columbia, will
meet at the court house in Danville in the
said county, on Friday, the 13th day of
By the fourth section of an act passed tho
second day of April, 1822.
The judges of the election in each coun
ty or (lislrict, crcctbd into a separate dis
trict, after having formed tho return of the
whole election in the said county or district,
in such manner as is by law directed, shrill,
within siad days, cause said return to be
deposited in the Office of the Prothonotary
of said roiuity or district, and shall also
canst' a duplicate thereof, signed and seal
ed in the same manner as the said rdlurn,
under a sealed cover, directed to the Sec
retary of the Commonwealth, to he placed
forthwith in the nearest post office, or to be
otherwise, within twenty days, safely de
livered to Iiim, and they shall also transmit
to each of the persons elected a certificate
of the returns of his clcctioil.
ISAIAH SALMON, Slff.
SlirrifTs Office Danville,
September Otti, 1837.
AS just received from Philadelphia, a frrtsh
assortment of GOODS, which have been
purchased very ld, nnd ore now offered to custom
ers at reduced prices; An excellent article of Coi-
fr.r. is no'v offered at twelve and ahalf cents per
mind tirtt quality of New Orleans Sugar ot ten
"etilr, ami second quality at tight ctntf per pound.
lie nas aisoa Urge and lull tthsortmcnt ol
Iron & Hollow-Ware,
Which he offers at the lowest prices. The public
are respectfully Invited to call and ciaminc his as
(fj All Minis of country produce will b'c taken
in exchange tor goollp;
Bloomsburg, Aug. 10, 1837.
F a superior quality, just received and for sale
ny llie.suDscrrber. U. 11. FIEHEIt,
Illoomsburg, Ang. 6, 1837.
"BTUSr received, and now opening at the new &
QJ cheap store
tTi.S Yards G-l Mcriiios;
.700 Yards 3-1 do.
JrOOO do. Bleached Muslin;
JIOOO do. Brown do.
4000 Yards New Style of Prints, at
from 0 to JJ8 cents per yard J
30 Pieces 900 yards of Srtttinctts ;
Blue, Brown, Olive, Black, Stccl-mixcd,
Drab, Claret and Invisi'ile Cloths.
All which they are determined to dispose of v'tru
ciieap lorcasn or country produce.
.. T. Musselman, Co.
Illoomsburg, Sept. .10.
A very extensive assortment of Cedar Ware, just
Xia. received, anu lor sale at llie new storo 0!
J. T. MUSSULMAN, & Cfj:
Uloomsbu'rg, August SO, 1837.
SUUAR & COFFEES !
TTDHIME COFFEE, at Tv6Hc and a half
Cents per Pound, and a superior quality
ot SUGAHS ut night and Ten Cents, for salo ut
the new and cheap storo of
J. I. MUSSELMAN, & Co.
nioomsburg, Aug. 20.
I.I. kinds of GRAIN wanted, for whirli tlii
highest mnrket price will ho paid, atlfthe new
id chejp store of (ho subseril crs, '8"
J. T. MUSSULMAN, & Co.
Illoomsburg, Sept. 2, 1837.
N assortment of Merinos jui,t rccchej, and for
eaic at me encap ttoro ot
J. T. Musselman, Co.
OF n vcrv superior quality, for sale at tho New
and Cheap Store of tho subscribers in'lllooms
J.T. MUSSULMAN, & Co.
N Apprentice o tho Tailoring Business, is
wanted immediately. A Upv liuwn u .t.
vrars ofaae, will find a t?ord !i
to the subscriber. ' p. R.- HKinilM A v. '
OwngevUlc, Soptewbor 00, l7
PACKET AND FREIGHT BOATS.
From Philadelphia, by Rail Road Canal
to Jfarrisburg, Northumberland, Dun
villc, Cattawissa, Bloomsburg,
Berwick, Jfllkesbarrc, MiU
Ion, iniliamsport, and
PASSENGERS can leave the West Chester
Hole, 13rj.id stroll, 1'hiUdephia, dii y, at 0
o'tock, A. M. reach Harrisburg at 4 o'clock, P. M.
of the same day ; Northumbcrand at 10 o'clock A.
M. of the next day ; nml Wikcsbarrc on the suc
ceeding morning at 0 o'clock ; when Coaches wi
iinmcdiatcy start for Carboriilale, Tunkhannock and
Montrose, and thence to the Western part of New
York htatc j
RETURNING The Rout rave Wilkcsbarre
daly, at 10 o'cock, A. M., and arrive iat Uooms
burg at 4 o'clock. 1'. M. It arrives at lfarrislmrg at
5 oVIock on the fo owing morning, and reaches
Columbia in time to take tlie morning Cars foi
The Uoats also arrive at Willianisport, on tho
West lirancb, at about ? o'clock, I'. M. of the same
d.y on which they reach Northumberland and re
Tho IloaU on the above lines have been repaired,
and are now confidently recommended to the I'UH
I.IC a a pleasant, comfortable, and convenient mode
of travelling-. EAT may I ft taken in Philadelphia
at the north-castcdmer of Fourth Sc ChesntiUtrects,
at No. 200 Market Street, and dt the West-Uicbtcr
Hotel, Uroad street.
FREIGHT may bo forwarded by Rail Road from
Orricli & Nobles and J. J. Lewis & Co, Uroad street,
and by Capt. McCabes Line of Union Canal Uoats
to Harrisliurg, whero they will be received by the
Susquehanna Line from Jabcz Harrasdin, Vincttrect
P. Mc. C. GILCHRIST,
Wilkcsbarre, June 10, 1837. Agent.
iRGE .MAFS of Mississippi and Alabama
showing the Public and the Indian L;inds,
Indian Reservations, Lund District), Townships,
Streams, Ac., Engraved from the Government sur
veys and plots in the General Laud Office, Wash
ington City; by E. Oilman, Draughtsman in the
General Land Office.
P. TAYLOR, bookseller. Washington City, has
list published (and kfcured the copy right according
to Law) tho above Maps, Which will be found infin
itely more complete and accurate than any hereto
fore published. 3'hey arc published on sepcratc
sheets, each containing nearly six rquare. feet, and
ytill be found especially useful and valuable to tildsc
interested in the lands of cither slate, as they show
every item of information which is in possession of
'lie i(ami uiiico relative to Water courses, towiulup
lines, Indian lauds and rehervalions, land districts,
cVe., and will bo perfectly accurate and precise in
tlie.se points. They can be bent by mail to any part
or the United states, subject only to single letter
postage. Price, two dollars, or three copies o(c
thcr will he tent by mail for live dollars. A liberal
discount will bo made to travelling agents, or to any
Who buy to sell again.
f. Editors of newspapers, any wlicrc, tvhbwlll
give the above advcrtlsmcnt (including this notice)
one or two insertions, shall receive bv return mail a
cdpy of each map, if they will send a copy of tha pa-
luiiiaillllig lb Ul mu UUVCTllbC.
Washington City, Sept, 9, 1837.
To Travellers up the North Branch of the
TJ2&A8SENGERS by the Susquehanna float Line
w irom l0!tiiumijcrland, arrive at Wilkcsbarre
L.n,nv uvuilS fonner than bit the Mail Line
"fStagfi and reach Montrose TWENTY-FOUR
nuuis sooner. i: jvic. U. Ull.UlllUS J
June 10, 1837; A"cut
f a very superior quality, neatly bdnnd, and
printed on cold-edrred DJinpr. With rnlnnrn'.l
is, for sale at the cheap storo of
T ri If. I -
o. j. juusaeiman, y uo.
September 10, 1837.
XY V l)cd mill linnnl tuWI., !....
- - ,. . , . v ".mum uiiy jusi rausc or
provocation, I do hereby caution ail persons against
.......... a .... ,lljr ai-uiuim ai i win pay no debts
Greenwood, August 20, 1837.
n- - "uiuur iiuaiuy.ior calc at the new
V anil elipnii Ltmn nf lirCC;r.T r a
Sept. 5, 1837.
IIEREAS my w,f0 Margaret has left my
r.ro.hr.i iu""T,u'.f"Ju cause or
Irustin. hel"" :0" .' f0"8 a'n.t
p i - , -v us i win pay no debts
of her contracting after this date. 1 V
EVAN M. LEWIS.
McDowell's Mills, Sept. 23, 1837,
CJom'r'l- K00T' ""ttawissa, late
lJlltl.. i0?Vlm C.0MXV New York, shot
disinnrrt nf f l i i nvcr' ranBin ,llc wormous
Tlmr ?, f U.rI'U,1,3rcl) yard3' ""J killed. Crane.
I ho feat was done on the 28th inst. on Col. Paxton's
fern, , R oom towrrship.intbe P,eSenco of l , urn
bcr of spectators. This is but o, ooftliemany n,b
aciilou, feats that Jlr. Root has performed lL ul
efre'lh.1 f.'1 0 ""'"'""'"ksnlan, a!,d tho ew,o
Jhhr2hntt ''.aV0 ''"'"' 10 y their si
; i ,7, ' I'cioiironi Ten la One ,,
dreddoftar, string measure. Ho VlH bo found
at Ca,ld(vJssa valley, where he will be 1 happy ,o
CaUawjjsa, Sept, 30, 1837,
E ora authorized to state that HUGH M.
WILLIAMS, Esq. will bo a candidate m
tho next election for Couilty Treasurer.
Auj. 20, 1837
TE have been authorised tu announce STH
' I'll EN IIALDY, Esq. of Cattawissa. ,
h candidate for County Commissioner at the licit
Aug. 19, 1837.
To the Electors iff Columbia county.
7SELLOW-CITIZENS: At tlie solicitation of
n many friendu throughout the county. 1 offer
myself as a candidate for tho office of
nt.fhc next General election, anil, would feci grateful
for your support. JOHN FRUIT.
Madison, June 3, 1837,
To Hie Rlcctors of Colunihla county:
BTELLOW CITIZENS: At thesolieitaliori ofa
; number of my friends I have been encourajed
to offer myself ds a Candidate for the office of
at the ensuing General Election. If I should be fo
fortunate as to obtain a majority of your suffrages, I
pledge myself, ro far as my abilities will admit, )
perform the duties of the office with into jrily and
x PETER KLINE.
Roaring Creek, May 20, 1837.
ihe RIeelors nf Columbia county:
nELLOW CITIZENS: At the urgent solicit
JP tionsof numerous friends, I offer myself as a
candidate for the office of
Should I be so fortunate in td rrcchc a majority of
votes, and prdcutc my commission, I pledge myfclf
to execute the dutiui of tho office with fidelity and
impartiality. ELIAS Mc HENRY.
May 13, 1837. ,
r! .IKLLUW-UITIZENS: At tho solicitation of
4 ' n creat number nf m frwonl. n.l ,.n
crs, 1 again offer myself as-o. candidate for tho
Qfficfe of SherilT
of the county of Columbia, nt tho next general elec
tion. If you would be so good as to give me your
votes, thcro shall lack nothing on my part to do my
duty with accuracy and fidelity.
Danville, June 24, 1837.
77) the Freemen of Columbia county.
TELLOW-CITIZEN : At the request o'fma-
' 11V T)Crlnlinl frlniuld T u.ii:.; ....... .
ny personal friends, I solicit vour vnie nt ih
uj.lMu.itiiuiy Liueiioii lor inc
oi Office of Sheriff.
Should a majority of your sufi'rpgeH elevate me to
the station I pledge mywilf to discharge the duties of
tho tiuTcc n 1th correctness and impartiality. In ask
ing your support, the Subscriber Is prompted by I
dcuro to promote the pubhV-Koodj and ho hopes that
Ins large family, his poverty, and his inability to nip
port himself by labor, may obtain him tho votes of
those w ho can feel for the wants of an honest and
ISAAC C. JOHNSON.
Orangevdle, July 20, 1837.
TO THE 33I,ECTORS OF CO
1 TIELLOW-CITIZENS: At the request of my
. friends I oiler myself as a candidate for tho
Office of Sheriff,
at the ensuing general election, and solicit your
votes and interest. Should I be elected I idmll rn
dcavor to merit the favour, by a correct and faithful
fullilmcnt ofthcdiiilcs of the office
.... r , WILLIAM RlC'ilART.
Madison, July 20, 1837.
THE subscriber begs leave' to inform the public,
, that ho continucu tho above busincs, in its
arrous branches, i Selinsgrovc and Milton, where
lie has constantly on hand rin assortmciil of
eaO jk Foot Stones,
of ALt iur.e and Dirrati:NT QUAunna:
Iiudo to nnW . ., . ... ,
lest manner. ' " nUCC' a"U 1,1 lM
n cll'l.0 PUbli Br resPctfull' vitcd to give hiin
i;C!tC,ri.ns'1i0lthl:n,51,8U German, done in a
neat, bold, and beautiful style.
a . GEORGE UUNDRmr
(Ej'Tho Terms. &e. run .!., , ...
will nn l wiumhia uomocrat," who
peonlo of .M."y "It" W lich my 1,0
Sdy and f f PomhooJ, nj Buarnnt?e
bSS- o le " XCCUli0n f nn ih -JT
E nrennllin.;..i . ;. .,' . . j
cand.in r ,'.ts1,0limiM tonship, will bo a
for County Commrssioner ot the ciuuin
uusrieisoi l lu3.-i-.ied wanted, and
thehlghctt price paid, by . ... .
J T, Muesclman, Co;