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LOCAL AND PERSONAL.
Ebensburg and Cresson Railroad.
0n and after Monday, October 31, 1864,
sins oq this road will run as follows:
At 6.00 A. K., connecting with Pitts. & E.
Ex. "West and Fast Mail East.
t4 10 P. M., connecting with Pitts. & E.
Ex, East ana Ainu x rain u esi.
it 11.27 A. M., or on departure of Ilarr.
At 8.40 P. M.t or on departure el Mail
Etchings. Mr. Henry Ilopple, the
Carroll township German whom we no-
'iced last week as having been arrested
the military authorities on the charge
'I counseling resistance to the draft, &c,
h lin rplnsed nn his Tjarolc of honor
liSa iv.. r - -
:o sin in like manner no more.
Kotice that tho election of officers for
;he Ebensburg & Cresson Railroad Co.
tnJ the Protection Mutual Fire Insurance
Co. of Cambria county, respectively, will
be held on the 9th January, prox.
We understand that a company has
been formed in this place, and an engine
'arcliased and sent forward, to bore for
U in Clearfield township, Cambria coun
ty. Indications of the substance have
been discovered in that locality, and it is
confidently predicted a reservoir of oil
equal in richness to that of Venango coun
ty will speedily be brought to light. So
note it be !
All persons interested are hereby noti
fied tbat the mails for Carrolltown, Platt-
rille, Newman's Mills, &c, close at the
Ebensburg P. O. on Monday, Wednesday
izi Friday evening., at 8 o'clock, iastead
cf on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, at
The salary of Rev- A. M'Elwain, pastor
of the Presbyterian church, Indiana, has
wen increased from $800 to $1,200 a
The excellent sleighing wc spoke about
'.is'j week as peculiar to The Mountain is
eo more ! Through the influence of suu
dry protracted rains the latter part of last
week and the beginning of the present,
the snow (of which there was a depth of
eight inches) disappeared with unparallel
ed celerity, leaving behind as token of its
brief existence aa ocean of rain-water,
elush and mud.
Diptheria is said to prevail in the neigh
borhood of Wilmore, this county.
Court continued in session all last week,
8'ijourning on Saturday, noon. A consid
erable amount of business was transacted.
Kev. J. S. Lemmon, pastor of the M.
E. Church, Ebensburg, having been ap
pointed Chaplain cf the 209th P. V., de
parted for the scene of his future labors
on Monday. lie carries with him the
prayers and best wishes of this entire
community that he may be successful in
Ms new calling. Chaplains who are sin
cere, capable, and efficient are scarce in
the army Mr. L. will impart a dignity
and character to the calling which will
redeem it from much of the odium in
which it is held, worthily or unworthily,
in the estimation of the public.
It is in contemplation to organize a
literary society in Johnstown.
Tom Adams, the leader of the gang of
outlawed conscripts that took it upon
themselves to defy the authority of the
Government in Clearfield county, last
eek, and who was killed for his pains,
as formerly a resident of tho northern
part of this county.
If you want to show your friendship
for and appreciation of Tie Alleyhanian,
subscribe for it, and pay for it in advance;
send it your job work aud advertising :
help to make it interesting by contributing
items of local interest to its columns j do
not expect the editor to call attention to
your business "free, gratis, for nothing
pay your bills promptly ; help to extend
its circulation and influence. That's the
way to do it !
The Ilollidaysburg Standard don't like
"political sermons." The devil is paid
to also entertain a violent antipathy to
The Ilarrisburg Telegraph says the far
mers in that section have nary conscience
on market mornings. We hooe the
disease isn't infectious, for cur farmers
here Btill retain some tli.jht symptoms of
conscience, which we would be loath to
eee wiped out of existence entirely !
Indications of oil have been discovered
in Indiana county, and companies are be
ing formed to prospect for the hidden
Tho u!o of Government; horses at
Johnstown on Thursday last was largelj
ttended. Tho Rosinantes were sold at
trices varying from one dollar to wenty
fir dolUra, J
The Holidays. The Holidays are
coming I Their brave, hearty grasp is on
our lintel. The sound of their footsteps
greet us turn where we may. They peer
at us, aud grin at us, and make comic fa
ces at us through the interstices of a bat
tered, shattered old vear. and blow their
genial breath in our very faces. They are
coming ! Soon they will be with us the
Holidays. Oh ! joy, contentment, and
universal beatitude oh I jollity, heart-
s spellings, and lave ! With us the Hol
idays the haleyon epoch of human bles
sedness and appreciation of that which is
good the brief season when the genii of
Mirth and Love throw the broad ocgis of
their welcome protection around u?, to
shield us from the world's cold storm.
Speed, speed their coming!
It is dark without, aud the North Wind
sighs a requiem over tho bitter desolate
ness of the scene. Gloom sits perched on
the brow of Nature, painting it a funereal
hue. The year is in the throe3 of disso
lution ! With that word, the mind wan
ders back over gren fields along by gur
gling waters to shady bower alive with
fragrance and melody, and asks itself Is
thij the end of all ? blackness and dark
ness, must they come at last to mildew and
wither the fairest scene, the brightest
prospect, the fondest hope, the most exal
ted aspiration ? The conviction couics
unbidden that all things earthly, soever
bright and glowing, must speedily "fade
as a leaf," and then the mind, chameleon
like taking its character from its surroun
ding?, puts on a sombre, misanthropic
gaiment, and wraps itself in unapproach
able austerity. Dark, indeed. But look
ahead ! In the dim distance, a new year
phocoix-like arises from the ashes of its
predecessor, strong, youthful, vigorous,
and taking up the lines from where they
had been dropped by the hand of decrep
itude, springs with a hurrah to the task of
rattling along merrily the wheel of reju
venated Time, liy that token, the impen
etrable clouds of darkness and misanthropy
go rolling back upon themselves, disclo
sing to view i picture fair as the fanciful
creation of a dream, and brimming over
with sweets and high promises. It is the
transformation of Old to New.
Look ahead ! Though darkness may
for a time encompass you, and all about
you appear dismal and gloomy, despair
nut, but look ahead! There comes ever a
transformation. Sooner or later the old
and hideous must give way to the new and
beautiful. First or last, the "silver li
ning" will assert itself. Look ahead, and
know that shadows and thick clouds under
the magic hand of Time must fall as scales
from about your temporal happiness, just
as shadows and thick clouds obscuring
your spiritual pathway are exorcised by
each day's march you make nearer toward
But that's a sermon. Sermonizing
avaunt ! The Holidays are coming ! In
view of this fact, we throw up cur cap
the one with the waving plume iu it and
shout: Dum vivimus, viva)ius ! Wash
ington Irving says : "Amidst the general
call to happiness which prevails at this
period, what bosom can remain insensible?
. . . He who can sit down darkling
and repining when all around is joyful,
may have his moments of strong excite
ment and selfish gratification, but- "
living, he still don't lice!
Reader, we wish you a merrie Christ
mas ! Heaven send you mighty appetites,
with much turkey and things to link
thereupon. If you kiss a pretty gill
under the mistletoe, may she kiss you in
return. As long aa your Yule Clog burns,
may your o!d nut-brown punch-bowl con
tinue to give forth its accustomed balmy
incense. During the day, may you bury
Care just outside the door, that you may
tread on him as you go in and out. May
you be happy !
Header, we salute you! In the name
of St. Washael, good genius of Holiday
times, we salute ynu ou either cheek, and
wish you Merry Christmas and Happy
New Year !
A SnocKixa Occurrence. On Fri
day night week, the dwelling-house of
Mrs. Charlotte Yager, in Chest township,
this county, together with itd contents,
was entirely destroyed by fire. The fam
ily succeeded iu making their escape, in
their night clothes, from the flames, with
the exception of a little boy three years
old, who, sad to relate, was burned to
ushes with the building. The fire origi
nated from a defective stovepipe.
Seller's Column. We direct the at.
tcntion of our readers to the column ad
vertisement of Sellers' Medicines, on this
page. Those medicines are said by those
who have tried them to possess wonderful
curative powers. Try them I . .
Correct the Enrollment I We" beg
to impress upon the minds of our readers
the importance of correcting the enroll
ment list. This list is the basis by which
the apportionment of a district is arrived
at. Take Ebensburg for example : She
has Fay 100 enrolled names on her list,
twenty-five per cent, of which, probably,
would be stricken off on application to the
Provost Marshal. If her apportionment
under a draft should happen to be one in
four, with the enrollment uncorrected her
quota would bo 25 with the enrollment
corrected it would be only 18. . These 18,
to be sure, would be drawn out of a di
minished whole, thus causing the correc
ting the list to assume the dimensions of
a simple problem in proportion, but, then.
with the enrollment uncorrected, twenty-
five per cent, of all the names drawn stand
a reasonable chance of being exempted,
leaving the quota of 25 in reality to be
furnished from a list which in justice
should only be called upon to furnish 18.
These are facts which should commend
th emselves to the serious consideration of
all those "between the ages of twenty and
forty-five." If they allow the quotas of
their respective districts under any com
ing draft to be in excess of what they
should be, it will be their own fault. In
this connection, we refer our readers to
the advertisement in another column of
Pro. Mar. Lloyd relative to the correction
of the enrollment.
T LNDSEY' IMPROVED
The Alleoed Frauds on tiie 55th
P. V. Our readers will remember that in
March last, in the State Senate, a commit
tee of investigation made a report charging
Col. Richard White, of the 55th P. V.,
and Capt. David Fox, of Co. A, same reg
iment, (both officers from Cambria coun
ty,) with conduct prejudicial to the ser
vice, in that they defrauded re-enlisting
members of their regiment and new vol
unteers out of bounty money to the
amount of nearly S17,00, and recommen
ding a court of inquiry by the Secretary
of War to investigate the charges prefened.
Pursuaut to this recommendation, a court
martial convened in Carlisle a couple of
weeks ago, when and wherethe conduct
of the Col. and Capt. was exposed to offi
cial scrutiny. The result was that Col.
White waa honorably acquitted of the
charge laid at his door. The finding of
the court martial in the case of Capt. Fox
ha3 not as yet transpired.
Died: At his residence, Ebensburg,
on Wednesday morning, 14th inst., Mr.
William T. Sloan, aged about 38 years.
The deceased was a moit estimable citizen,
and universally loved and respected. If
ever there was a sincere Christian, he was
one. His friends and relatives may sor
row at his untimely taking away, but their
grief cannot but be tempered by the sweet
knowledge that for him this dark, tem
pestuous world of troubles has been ex
changed for a bright and glowing one,
where white-robed angels sweetly siog,
and joy and happiness reign supreme.
"Official." The Dtm. Sent, (not
very good authority,) states that the army
vote cast by Cambria county soldiers at
Hancock station, Virginia, for Lincoln, 21
votes, was counted twice by our Return
J udges. Rectifying this error, the correct
majority for M'Clellan in the county
would be 813, (not 913, as the Bern. &
Sent, has it,) instead of 792.
In town several days last week Capt.
W. B. Lowman, of Johnstown, 'Squire
John Porter, of Hemlock, and Messrs P.
L. Linton and Robt. E. Lucas, of Pitts
burg all good fellows.
No Paper. In order to afford us op
portunity to make some needed improve
ments touching the appearance of The
Alleyhanian, do paper will be issued from
this office for two week3 to come.
Holiday Goods! Holiday Goods!
If yon want to buy
. . Holiday Goods I
James M. Thompson's store,
P. O. building,
The largest and best assortment
in town !
Will be sold
Cheap ! Cheaper! Chepestl
"CAREFULLY CORRECTEO EACH WEEK. J
Flour Extra Family, bbl n$ld.00
Wheat, bushel..... 2.25
Rye, ' . 1.50
Corn, 41 1.25
Oats, " 75
Flaxseed, u 2.50
Apples, " 50
Potatoes, " 50
Hay ton 25.00
Butter, lb, roll .. 40
" " keg 35
Eggs, dozen 20
Tallow, lb ... 18
Chickens, each 25
Turkeys each . 1.00
Beef, round, ) lb.... 8
For the care of all diseases arising from an
impure state of the blood, such as
Pimples on tiie face,
Sore Eyes. Scald Head,
Old ad stubborn ulcers,
Jaundice, Salt Rheum,
Loss of Appetite,
Together with all other
disorders from an im
proper condition of the
As a general Tonic, its effects are most
benignant, aud it cannot fail to benefit
where used perseveringly, and according
PREPARED AND SOLD BT
R. E. SELLERS & CO., PITTSBURGH, PA.
Tula meat internal remedy is the best med
icine ever offered to the public for the ef
fectual cure of Rheumatism, Gout, Neuralgia,
Dyspepsia, and as a Blood Purifier, it has no
equal for all diseases arising from an impure
itate of the blood, such a3 Scrofula or King's
Evil, Scald Head, Tetter. Ring Worm, Female
complaints, aud all break outs on the face or
body The vast number of rub-on medicines
which formerly have been used for those dis
eases were merely temporary in their effects,
and of doubtful virtue, but the RHEUMATIC
COMPOUND reaches the source of all trouble,
and effectually banishes the disease from the
system by its immediate action on the blood.
We advise one and all to give it a trial, .and
become satisfied of its wonderful power.
K. rJ. SELLERS & CO., Sole Proprietors,
Corner Wood and Second st..,
k PITTSBURGH, PA.
Kg?To whom all orders must be addressed.
Price, One Dollar per bottle, or six bottles
for Five Dollars. For sale, wholesale and re
tail, by druggists everywhere.
ELLERS' LIVER PILLS !
gyRead and judge for yourself. ""I
Silver Cbeek, Ohio Co., Virginia, "
March 20, I84'J.
Mr. R. E. Sellers Dear Sir I think it a
duty I owe to you and the publio generally to
state that I have been afflicted with Liver
Complaint for a long time, and so badly that
an abscess formed and broke, which left me
in a very low state. Having heard of your
celebrated Liver Pills being for sale by A. R.
Sharp, West Liberty, and recommended to roe
by my physician, Dr. F. Smith, I concluded
to pive them n fair trial. I purchased one
box, and louud them juct what thy are rec
ommended the best Liver Pills ever used ;
and alter taking four boxes, I find the dis
ease has entirely left me, and am now per
fectly well. Respectfully vours,
D. U. COLEMAN.
rsics 25 CISTS.
ELLERS' COUGH SYRUP!
From A. Cushing, Druggist, S. Bend, Ind.
D. S. Owes, Esq. Dear Sir In reply to
your favor of the 13th instant, I would any
that the sale of Sellers' Medicines lias far ex
ceeded my expectations and in no case have
they failed to produce the desired efiect. The
Cough Syrup is a cure for coughs, colds, 4c,
and the cheapness .t tie article places it
within the reach of all, which, together with
its efficacious qualities, renders it a universal
favorite. Not a day passes without numerous
calls for "the one thing needful," at this sea
son of the year, viz, Sellers' Cough Syrup.
Yours, A. G. CUSHING.
ELLERS' VERMIFUGE I
From Rev. S. Wakefield, former Pastor of tki
Liberty btrcet JL E. Church.
Mr. R. E.- Sellers It is from a 'sense of
duty, as well as with great pleasure, that I
bear testimony to the virtue of your justly
celebrated Vermifug. I procured rt fingle
bottle, and gave it to three of my children,
who had been ill tor several weeks. The el
dest wa3 seven years old, the next four, and
the youngest eighteen months. The fir9t
passed fifty-six worms, the second forty-seven,
and the third a considerable number, not
distinctly recollected. Since then they have
been doing well, and are now in good health:
Trnly, S. WAKEFIELD.
Price 25 cents.
PKIPAKED avx SOLD BT
R. E. BELLE RS CO.,
Idwl-lT PITTS3URG, Pa.
TO BLACKSMITHS. '
Four-fifths of time and hard labor saved oy
ISAAC C. SINGER'S
NEW AND COMPLETE TIRE AND BAND
Patented March 10, 1864. Its chief advanta
1st. Having strong gear wheels to obtain
power, one man can operate it to bend cold
wagon tire, any size under 1 by 4 inches.
2J. liaving mcvable collars, to hold the
bar square' on the portable rollers, it takes all
twist out of the bar, while bending in a regu
3d. It can be shifted to bend to any desired
circle, from one up to twelre feet, in one
4th. Having a movable centre post, which
can be quickly taken off, tires and bands are
easily takeu out.
5th. The upper ribbed roller will always
draw the bar through.-
Cth. Being guaged and numbered, a card
with directions accompanies it.
The Machine in good (oil the journals)
running order, bolted upon a strong piece of
timber, without legr cr crank, for $25, or with
legs and crank for $30.
All cash order promptly attended to.
B. State and County Rights tor sale.
ISAAC C SINGER.
Ebensburg, April 14, 1864-tf.
TAYLOR & CRE.MEIl,
AT THE HUNTINGDON NURSERIES,
Sell Fruit & Ornamental Tress, Vines ic. of
better growth, larger size, and at lower prices
than any of the Northern or Eastern Nurseries
and warrant them true to name.
Standard Apple trees at 18i cents each
$16 per 100.
Peach trees, 15 to 20 ct3 each $12.50 to
$15 per 10
Standard Pear trees, 50 to 75 cts oach.
Dwarf Pear trees, 50$ to$l each-20 to $0
Dwarf Apple trees, 50 to 75 cts each
Standard Cherry trees 37$ to 75 cts
Dwarf Cherry trees 50 to 75 rts.
Plum trees 50 cts.
Apricot trees 40 to 50 cts.
Nectarine trees 25 cts each.
Grape Vines 25 cts to Si.
Silver Maple trees C2j to $1.
European Ash, 75 to 1.
European Larch, 75 cts to 1.50
Norway Spruce, 00 cts to $1.
American Balsam Pine, 75 cts to $1.50
American 4 Chinese Arbor Vitie. 50 ct
Strawberry Plants, $1 per 100, 4c. c
Huntington, Jan. 25, 16oo.-tf..
VyOOD MORRELL & CO.,
X JonxsTowr, Pa
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS .
IS ALL kinds of merchandise.
Keep constantly on hand the following arti
DRV GOODS, nATS AND CAPS.
CARPETING S, OIL-CLOTHS,
BOOTS SHOES, FISH, SALT,
GROCERIES, FLOUR, BACON,
FEED OF ALL KISDS, VEGETABLES AC
t&" Clothing and Boots and Shoes made
order on reasonableterms.
Johnstown March 1 18C0-tf.
PATROXIZE YOUR OWX !
Vie Protection Mutual Fire Insurance Co .
OF CAMBRIA COUNTY.
LOCATED AT EBENSBURO. PA.
TIIE above named Company, organized
April Cth, 1857, will effect insurances on
property at safe rates. Being particularly
careful in the "risks taken, this Company pre
sents a reliable and cheap medium, through
u'lu persons may secure themselves aains
probable losses by fire.
Office on Centre Street nearly oppsit
Thompson's "Mountain Houce "
o JOHN W"'MAMS, Prest.
D. J. Joxes, Sec'y. 4 Treas.
A. A. BARKER, Agent.
-US WAY FOR LOKF.TTO, CHEST
SPRINGS & ST. AUGUSTINE I
The subscriber, Iraving purchased the entire
stock of Hordes, Hacks. Carri.iges, &c, of the
late firm of Ryaa & Durbin, begs leave to
inform his friends an-d the Public in general
that he is now prepare 1 to furnish them with
evry acommodation in his Hue of business.
II s line of Hacks connects with all the trains
oi the Pa. R. R., allowing passengers no
d.-lay whatever. Calls always promptly at-v
t Mided to. JOE F. DUKBIN.
COAL! COAL! COAL!
The subscriber Is now carrying on the
Colliery of Wm. Tiley, Sr , at Lilly Station,
on the Pennsylvania Railroad. Cambria coun
ty, and will be glad to fill all orders, to any
amount, of citizens of Ebensburg and vicin
ity. Satisfaction as to qu ilitv of- Coal guar
antied in all cases. Wil. TILEY, Jr.
April -J8. 1864-Cm
INSURANCE AGENCY. "
James. Purse, agent for the Blair county
and Lj-coniiug Mutual Fire Insurance Com
panies, Johnstown, Pa.
Will a tie ad promptly to making insu
rance in any partsjf Cambria county upon
application by letter or in person.
March 12th, 18;3-tf.
LeUers of Administration on the estate
ot Evan I). Davis, late of Cambria township.
Cambria county, dee'd., haying been granted
the subscriber by the Register of said county,
all persons indebted to said estate are reques
ted to make immediate payment, and those
having claims against the same will present
them, properly authenticat-d, for settlement.
RACHEL DAVIS, Administratrix.
Cambria tp., Dec. 15, 18G4-3L
Came to the residence of the subscriber,
in Croyle township, on or about the 1st of
September last, a red cow with considerable
white about the belly and legs, and long, wide
horns, and apparently about 5 years old. The
owner is requested to come forward, prove
property, pay charges, and take her away, or
she will be disposed of according to law.
December 1, 18G4.
Came to the residence of tli mht;K..
oo or about the 1st day of November, a large
Black Cow, about 12 or 14 vearn r1rf Tli
owner is requested to come" forward, prov
properiy, pay cnarges and take ber away, or
she will be disposed of according to law.
ANDREW DUN MI RE
Nov. 2. 184.
Handbills tf all kinds printed thf