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CHAIR N U EACTO I N G
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hueli, where lie will be rcadv at all lime
lb furnish Funny & Windsor Chairs, Set
tecs, Huston Rnnkint; Chairs &f, of evert
escrintion, winch inav Do called lor, a
short notion and on the mnst reasonuhh
lenns. He will also execute House, Siim &
Ornamental Painting, and House Papering
111 a superior manner,
rriiin his experience. 111 the husiness.ani)
his faeilitit'P of manufacturing tlio varioiu
irticlcs nf line, lie flatters himscK tliat
he shall ho able to furnish as gnnil work.
uitl upon as rcasonahlo trrrns as oan In
done in llie country, all of which ho wi)
lispobo of lor CASH or COUNTRY
N. IL Orders from a distance will bt
strictly nt.d punctually attended 10.
Bloouihltirg, Dec. 30, 1313.
fit EFB nsPEC'I'Fl'LLY
!P"i3 11 KV uilornis 111s inenut
flJiK nml llio travelling puuue 11
Q-i f en 'rai, inai no na Kri
VA llStf 12 die nl .ivc Hotel silunle ii
iV, f en 'ral, thai ho lias taker
r 1" it... nl ...Airnnl etlnnll.il
H'fiflTlfe tho centre of tho towi
iSIcLlJ- Cntawlssa,Colunibia c
sysSgSfferi-- ly Pa. iindformely oiv
cd bv U. Clark. Whcro ho will bo happy to wan
upon those who will favor him with their custom.
Tho iotel is large - and commodious and well
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to render ccneral satisfaction
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untry can nd'ord.
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Excellent stabling is attached to llio cslablhh
mrnt und careful und nttentivo hostlers aro alway;
Cnttawibsa, May 13, 18133.
'isi' i juunw.a
V n't 4
REMAINING in tho PostOflkc at Bloornsburg1
tho quarter ending March, 31, 18-14.
John Hutehison Joseph Mirry
,lrs. 1iiriah Hall Hansom L Porter
Ohaisiion Heist Normon A 'Smith
i'orsan eallins for Utters in tlio abave lit will
p!a'i aiy tlmy aio adverttfeu.
1 J. R, MOYER, P. M
OULD rcsppetfuily inform tin
citizens nf ISlnomshiirg, and in-
vioinitv, tliat ho still Continues to cairv on
th! aliove business, at his old established
stand on the comer nf Main and Rati
streetx. ilnvmir received the I.Jl l luct
PHILADELPHIA and NX IT 10? A I
FASHIONS, in nnnneclion with Scott &
Willsnn'B Hiijlily luiiiruvcd patent for cut
nig garmctiN in tho most fashionable man
nor, warranted tn fit without any possibility
I lailuro, nnd reeling assured from his lunr
"xprrienco 111 the business, tliat work exe
cuted at his aliop, will never he cninpliiiiicn
if, hu hopes, by strict attention to busiiiuee
to receive a share of pilbliu patronage a
SCT-N. II. CASH, -and all kinds ol
COUNTRY PRODUCE; only taken it
payment for work done, at tho market prt
'ps. Charges for work moderate to aut
Bloornsburg, Nov. 3, 1813. n'28
"iO OOO feel lMti Pino Unanls.
tsO OOO fecl Weather Hoatds.
100 0(4i Lap Shinnies.
30.000 fed Pino and Hemlock Plank
2 0OO frcl I'neal Round Timber, from
10 to I t inches in diameter.
And a quantity of Oak and Pine Timber
or Mill Right work,
Piesiilent of the llloomsburj; Rail Road
March 23, i8 11. 48
a Valuable Property
rue &un5ciBnn otpiibs to sell his
fi T PItlVATE SALE, situated in Greenwood
tmvushin, Columbia County, Pa upon lh'
m i leading from IihoersliarS to Jeri-iytnw 1. about
.v. miles from Ithoersburg, and ten iiom Ulooms.
nost of which h improved, and upon which are
mnrn n'nnmf mil nil"
j-TirCk. 1 VU Sit 111 X iJlUUIY
I t Q U .
tjIIOUSE.dS UY 32 FEET
tnd other out buildings,
There arc also on the
Tiro VERY GOOD
Fill T I.Vi TE FR UIT.
Tlie land is in a good state of cultivation, and that
which remains uncleared is covered with good tinv
her. He considers il unnecessary to give any fur
iher iWiiptiou, us all who wish to purcliaso will
view for themselves. 11 win bo toM on reasonable
terms, and poksesfcion given on tho first of April.
Greenwood, January 5, 18-11. 3m37
we & tn o
THE snb'criberhasalall times on liand.rcC'tT
Slut to coli such as yu ND,snoin
and K11IP.STUFF, at niodcrato prices
Will 0I.0 have a full supply of NOVASCOTU
and LAKE l'LASTEIt tho coming spring on
ilcDowolPs Mills, Jamirry 20, 1814.
ALL persons indebted, to tho subscriber, will
nlnnun t il.n nntlee that llio subscriber, lias left his
. . a r, n . . vt i- .
ijoiiks in llio lianuw 01. oiomon i ow nan r.sn.ioi
collection. All persons indebted will pleaso coll and
ecttlo tho same to savo cost and trouble.
COARSE AND NUT COAL,
Of a iuperitfr tiality for Sahs hy
"During out tedrous passage to tin
north, I remaikeil nninn tho stcern'
pjssengprJ, n man who sberited to Upp
uim'elf a pari from tho rest. lie won
the uniform ot the Fori Artillery, anr
spot tod a dutyoi'M's slripc In lh
jouisc of the nfternooo, I s(cVptlil)ei'6re
the funnel and cuicictl into conversation
vitti liitn.loai ned that lie liai! been mvTr
'ided and sent home from Canada, lia
l3fseil thu Hoard in London, ohlained n
pension ol a shilling a day, and was re
turning lo a bolder villjgo where lie
had been born, to Hsceitain whether on
of a family were living, fiom whom In
nail-been separated for nineteen yeais.
Ho casually submitted, that during tills-
long i11iertr.1l lie had held no commtini'
cation with his relations; and I set liirr
lown accordingly as some wild scape
grace, who had sloler. fiortj a home,
wlioie happiness hit? follies hail com
promised loo often. He showed nie hi
lischargc the character Wss excellent
but it only went to prove, how much
men's conduct will depentl upon tho cir
cumslnnces under which they act. IL
hail been nineteen years a soldier a
man ' under auihoiity' one obedient tn
molhei's will, subservient to strict dis
cijiline, with scarcely a fieo agency liiu
?clf, and yet, duiiug that long prohatioi
he had been a useful member of tho ho
dy politic, sustained a fair reputation
ind, as lie admitted hinuelf, Lcen a con
" T. ' "' man. Me iwnuui
nome 111s own msuter,:
'wenty yeryfl. Alas! it was a filal frm
igency f'Ji" him, for limrs had not bro'i
tvisdoin. The steward told mo that In
had 1 tin lint while his me.uis allowed it,
had misted a parage twice, nml had 01
lie preceding vening came on hoaiil.
when not a shilling ictiuined lo wast.
111 drunken i.'iBsip.ituni. 1 de.siied that
hu ioor roue should he supplied with
oine litilu comforts during the voyagi1
anu when wc landed at Heiwick, 1
arc him a trifling sum to assist him to
teach his native village, wluvo ho hat'
obtained vague intelligence that son.i
aged m em in i'a of his iamily might oil
'A few evenings aflat wards", I was
fitting in the parloui of one of the many
little in ns I visited whilu rambling on
the banks of the Tweed, when the wai
tress inlormed mo that ' n stalker was
speai in' after the Colonel. Ho was di
rected to at tent! the piesencc, and mj
fellow voyager, the Artilleryman, en
ured the chamber, and made hii mill
I thought ) ou were now at Jed
"1 went there, sir, bill there has not
been any of my family for many year.
residing in tho place. I met an oh:
packman on the road, nnd lie tolls me
there re come persons in this village nl
my namo 1 camo here to mako inqui
res, and hearing tliat your honor was in
he house, I made bold enough to ask
" Have yon walked over ?"
" 'Tis a long walk. Go down and
iet some supper before you coinmenci
" the soldier uowcil and left tin
room, 3iid presently tho hust entered h.
;ivo me directions fur 0 route ninong tin
heviots, which I had contemplated tn
take the following day. I mentioned
tho soldier's errand.
' Suto enough," relumed tho IioeI.
theio are on nuld decent couple of tin
name here. What is the todger call-
'William, I replied ;for by that namt
hi discharge and pension '.hill were fill
" I'll slfi across (ho ftinel lo tho auldl
oik?,' said Ijonifucp, and ask Ihem a
"The epl'ilc of humble life liint.fol
owed was afcrwanla thus described to
no by my host.
Hp found the ancient couple Sealed
it the fire, the old man rading n ohnp
er 111 his liibh', as was Im jiuslrlm al-
vys It. foitr he nnd hi i!d nariRut- n.
freil'fof; "the nihl lo rest. Tho landlord
explain) lle olijecl of the soldif r'.i vi
k, !ind inquirtl if nny br thcit children
.n'woTed trie descfiptiou of the wunde
1 r r. -
" It hi our Jock !" exclaimed the old
ivomm pa.'sionatuly.'and file pnir n'e'er-
lo-wccl has cam hnme Iff closu, hid 1110
Jiei's eyes.' ' ' -
"No," said the landlord, 'the man,.
name is Wolly. '
'Then he's nae our bairn," relumed
he old man, with 0 heavy sigh.
' Weil, weel His will be done?'
aid his helpmate, turning her blue and
faded eyes to heaven; 'I thought the
prayer I so often made wud vet be cran
t-d, and Jock wad cumo hame and get
my ulos,snr etc I died.''
" lie has! he has !" exclaimed a bro
ken voice, and the soldier who had fol
lowed the landlord unperceivod, ami
listened al the cottage door, nthed into
hu room and dropped kneeling Hal hit
mother's feet. For a moment she turn--d
her eyes with a fixed and glassy stare
upon the returned wanderer. Her h. n I
was laid upon his head her lips pai led
is if abouLtn '" ; '-. nrnmim.,1
1HeTsu7gtu'i o. sounds issueinTanu-jjni;
wiowlv lc'iiifed forward cm the' bosom 01
he long-lot prodigal, who clasped her
n his arms.
"iMither! miilter ! speak and bles
" Aim the power of speech was gone
loiivor! Joy, like grief, is often fatal to
1 worn out frame. The spirit had calm
y passed the parent hail Jived lo set
mil hless her lost son, and expire in the
ii nis of one, who, with all his faults,
ppcared lo have been l.ertatthly favi r
NAMING A BABY.
A friend of ours, who had the pleas
ure of an interview with Mr. Clav, a
Milledgeville,and who heard him relate
1 number of anecdotes of himself, loin
us the following which we have endea-
voicd lo give in Ins own words." Shoi;
ly after entering Georgia, a man was
seen tunning uown a hill ally yard-
from tho load-side, hallooing at tho to
uf his lungs, 'stop ! stop! stop!" The
I river reined in his iiotsrs. In a few
moments the man, nltno-ii breath!'..-,
reached the coach, and inquired it Mr
Clay was a passenger. "Thai's ni
name," said he, at the same time tinust-
iui his head through the window of the
coach. 'Well, then,' said the man, 'I'n
4l.ul you've como al last piy wife h
lud me looking foi you lor the lust Ihiui
lays She's in that house up on tin
hill she's too sick lo come out in Ihtr
rain ('it was pouring down at tho tinu)
and shu wauls jou to go and see her.'
M deal sir,' retnat ked Mr. Clay, -J
should be very glad lo sec your goon
lady htii;ieally,l do not think il would
be pi (idem in an old man like myself to
el out and walk tin that hill in the
aking rain. Give my compliments in
your wife and tell her, under any olhei
cii omittance, I stnuldbe tnosl liuppy to
make her acquaintance.' But even tin
did not satisfy nut farmer. Hu offeicd
10 take oil Ins coat any gi"e it to Mr
Clay in order lo,proicct him ..fium the
rain. And while expostulating wil
him in the most indent manner, a littli
boy, a son of Iho farmer's, was seen
hurrying down tin; hill, hallooing,!
cyijwp, "Datftly! daddy! daddy !
iwairmy.stiys jou inusl gel Air. CUv 10
nnmtx'lhe bui-b y, if he won't come !
' Ah, tfiarTVill do with a grit deal of
pleasure,' sjid Mr. Clay, 'what is it. a
git I or a boy?' A girl,' answered t'n
lurmer. 'Then tell your good hi,,'
said Mr. Clay, 'to call it L'ucrtliu f r
my wife. What uvour wife'. 11.1 -.1-?'
'Luuisn' 'And toil her, continued Mr.
Cliy, 'that my nxt daughter fchail ,
mmifil houisa, alter hei I S, a
Some things vera ILimlhttical ;;
thf! Whigs tu dream on.
1. If Cljy received in 1S24, a lis.
number of votes foi President than at y
other uflndid.iic before the people, whit
jroiimi, nave you tor interring thjt he u
now an 'available' man?
If in 1826, the pBopIo kicked out
John Q. Adains.and with hint said Chy
hy a majority of nearly 2Od,00O w'ui
reason have you, for imagining thai ho
has gained popularity?
3. If in 1832 as a nominee of" a res'l-
lar National C111 venlion, Clay receive .
S9 out of 3fil voles, how much f.iv. r
must he at that time have gained in tlo
eyes of lhe people? Must he nut 1 ,
been behind between 500,000 lo fjOy,
1. If in 1838, the whigs dared not
again place in nomination this boasted
fiiend or the ' Ameiican system,' tio n
a well grounded knowledge ihat t' vmj
'no go,' wlialtnfi rence can bu druv ,
Convention, ho was lit--rally beaten off
t ie course by a n a 1 fr infu o vin ma
ny respects to his Clanship, how 11 w'
p ipulai ity had he then icjuited lo rcu
lei him availabltr'
C. Il 23 Siaies have, since 1S40 0
i 1 favor of Democracy, (ill sonir of 1 n
the sirjngest such agO iio wi.ih v ")
vhig majority,, and N. Yofk wpIi - 1 -
wenty morn how much has'Mt. C y
g lined s'mce 15-10?
7. Ifinihu 'Banner Slalc,' u;,"-c
Ciay resides, the wfrigs have cotno w 'ii
:n an aco of defeat at the last cl c ,
how can you exrwet to elevate h.m to
The above hypotheses aro all L"r I
upon acU.ji facts, and we call ,tipo 1 ii' 1
coons to deny them if they can. W
will beta 'virgin heifer' that the 1 ' 1
hoy of the slashes,' never sits in tlr :
ttmes-exprcled seat of his grasjiii.g ,.
Dttion. N. Y. Plchian.
THE HUNGRY ARAB.
, An Arab was lost in the desert. T r
t vo dsys lie was in danger of 1! a '1
from starvation, until, finally, he d. uv
ercd a fottnlain, fiom which triv- U r
vere iiccustomed lo wati r their c.in.f
Near llie fountain, lying upon ti.c, ,
tie saw a leather sark.
' God he praist-il!" siid' v lit'
aisud und felt it, 'Ihc-e a to, T
latns or nuls of some kind. ' On.' 1
vill strengthen and refresh, my s if .j on
In this swuet hope, he opened 1
ncU, saw the contents; and cried j
nil of sorrow:
"Alas, they arc only Pearl!''
A misor in Allooa gave no ont r'n'r.
nenl lo a few fi iends. When the ju ra
of the grpe had violated, hit waited
on a justice and begged to he comn. ti-d
to prison on 0 charge of 'ijiug iuIk 1
iiinjoir of ten dpIUrj !
. Tiy your, fieml ' ii4lihoou, ai I
(thefaeajjit a 'sccri't, ;tlT. . him tho