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$1.50 PER ANNUM. 100,000 SHELTER TENTS 10,000 Wall and other Large Tents. 10,000 PIECES NEW AND OLD CLOTHING. JVEfVAJXD OLD BLANKETS! NEW BLANKETS—Heavy—SS PER PAIR. NEW SHIRTS & DRAWERS, HEAVY SOCKS and BROGANS! A I. HO, IST E W PANTS, At $3 Pen Pair! Men’s and Boy’s Jackets, $2 Each! OLD BLANKETS, Shirts, Drawers, Pants, COATS AND OVEBCOATSI ALSO, 100,000 SHELTER TENTS, suita ble for shoe-makers, mechanics and housekeepers for different purposes. — These lenls are in excellent order, being nearly new. The Wall or larger Tents are also in excellent order, suitable for wagon-covers, awnings, window cloths and many other purposes. All persons wishing to purchase any of the above articles are requested to call and examine them. FOR SALE LOW, Wholesale and Retail. JOSHUA HORNER, Corner Chew and Stirling streets, decß Baltimore, Md. I QE I . 3£3C3S3RL3RL, Manufacturer of Tin and Sheet Iron Ware, Main street, nearly opposite Fast office, m ivo, as. fPHE subscriber having located in Bel Air, | respectfully informs the citizens of Harford county that he will manufacture and keep on baud every variety of TIN WARE AND HOUSEKEEPING ARTICLES, Of a superior quality, which be will sell on reasonable terms ROUPING and SPOUTING attended to, in the'best manner and with despatch. jzasr FURNACES and FIRE-PLACE STOVES | put up and repaired a' short notice. .®St' MILK CANS of superior quality mann- j fac.Hired to order. Give Me a Call ! T. KERR, jans Main street, Bel Air. iiw iifflls. TMIE undersigned have just received a * large and well selected stock of Goods suitable for the season. They are con stantly making up the neatest work, and ! the newest and most fashionable style of j fiß BONNETS, Sap! SPRING AND SUMMER, | To which they invite the attention of [ the citizens of the town and the sur- j rounding country. They also desire an occasional call from their Baltimore friends, when they want something of ex tra style and finish, as they are aware that the undersigned can and will take pleasure in putting up work of that description. In addition to all styles of Bonnets, 1 they keep constantly on hand a variety of LADIES’ AND GENTLEMEN’S VASE, Such as Ribbons, Laces, Gloves, Hosiery, Suspenders, and many other articles in the Notion line. Thankful for the liberal patronage here- [ tofore given thefirm, they expect by strict attention to business to merit its continu- | ance. M. J. WRIGHT & MITCHELL, Washington street, two doors north ol \ the Railroad, and next door to Nixon’s Jlotel, Havre-de-Grace. sep2s KTOTIC23. Executors and administra tors who have not settled their ac counts according to law, will, at as early a day as possible, with the vouchers, re port to the Register for the settlement of said accounts. All delinquents will be 1 culled to appear before tiie Court. Bv order of the Orphans’ Court, b. h. Hanson, Register of Wills for Harford county. ap7 Family Supplies! Family Supplies! Family Supplies! Family Supplies! A FULL LINE—CHEAP FOR CASH Corner Main St. & Port Deposit Avenue Bel Air, Md. < A. H. GREENFIELD. , Dr. J. XL REGISTER, MAY he found now punctually at hi office j in Havre de Grac. See advertisement in J 1 another eoletne. jnbJ j ‘LET OS CLIXQ TO TOE CONSTITUTION AS THE MARINER CLINGS TO THE LAST PLANK WHEN THE NIGHT AND TEMPEST CLOSE AROUND HIM." SOLUBLE PACIFIC GUANO. 200 LBS. SOLUBLE PACIFIC GU ANO contains 70 lbs. animal matter, yielding 1 to 8 POUNDS AMMONIA. Also 80 to 90 lbs. earthy bone Phos phate of lime, 30 lbs. of which are SOLUBLE PHOSPHATE. It combines all the advantages of the best brands of Super-Phosphate,with those of Peruvian Guano. By reason of its ! GREATER COJVCEJVTRA TIOJY, \ we recommend 20 per ct. less by weight | per acre, than of any fertilizer costing the | same per ton ; and no more per acre than j of those selling at 30 per ct. more per ton 1 Hence ITS ECONOMY! This Guano weighs 65 lbs. per bushel, hence in applying it farmers must be gov erned by weight and not by bulk, for it is much lighter than the Super-Phosphates. Every oargo duly inspected JOHN S. REESE & CO, General. Agents for the South, tje 16 71 South street, Baltimore. The Fertilizer for Maryland Lands! 3BAUG3OTS RAW-BOJNE PHOSPHATE! Containing 53 per cl. Phosphate of Lime, And 4.05 “ Ammonia. IT SHOULD be borne in mind, that the Phosphate of Lime in this article be ing obtained exclusively from RAW HONES and a TRUE BIRD GUANO there is no portion of it inoperative as in the case ol SUPER PHOSPHATES made from MINERAL GUANOS’ but being en tirely Soluble in the Soil continues to im part its fertilizing qualities to the crops for years. The remarkable success which has at tended its use in MARYLAND and parts of VIRGINIA is a sufficient guaranty to induce those who have not tried it to do so. The GRAIN CHOP in this Slate where j this FERTILIZER has been applied is | supposed to have been increased from 24 | to 50 per cent by its use. While for TO BACCO and GRASS LANDS its success [ has been equally decided. The price in Baltimore is uniform with | the Manufacturer’s Factory price. GEORGE DUGDALE, Manufacturer’s Agent, 105 Smith’s Whf. Baltimore. For Sale at Manufacturers price the cost of transportation added, by ARCHER, HOWARD &. CO.. je26 Bel Air. TO FARMERS. Lodi Company’s Poudrette, Over 9,J00 barrels sold last season. | Coe’s Supcr-Phosphiile of Lime, At greatly reduced prices. GEOUND BONES, From Indianapolis, Indiana, warranted pure, and superior to any other ia market. GUANO, Consisting of Meat and Bone ground together, from Indianopilis, warranted to contain no other I ingredient. The demand for this article could j not bo supplied last year. 100.000 BUSHELS SHELL LIME, Slacked or unslacked. BOWEN &. MERCER, No. 3 Exchange Place, Baltimore. fehl 6 NEW Grocery, Provision AND FEED STORE, Corner of and Jefferson Sts. daLtimore. JOHN COX Respectfully informs his friends of Har ford county, that he has opened a NEW STORE at the above place, and solicits a call. ££• All kinds of COUNTRY PRO DUCE will be taken in exchange for goods, | at the market prices. OATS, CORN, CHOP, MILL FEED, Sfc. Sfr. t Bought and sold. All orders filled with promptness and fidelity. decß J. M. STREETT, j AffXOftffST A MW. j Can be seen at his office in Bel Air on Monday and Tuesday of each week. mh3 a a ‘ DMIE UNDERSIGNED HAVING RE- X sumed the practice of his profession, tenders his professional services to the public. Office, at present, next door to Steven son Archer’s, up stairs, mhl WM. GALLOWAY, i BEL AIR. Ml). FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 6. 1866. THE /EGiS AND INTELLIGENCER IS PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING, BY -A.. -W. AT One Dollar and Fifty Cents Per Annum, IX ADVANCE, OTHERWISE TWO DOLLARS WILL BE CHARGED. RATES OF ADVERTISING. One square, (eight lines or less,) throe inser tions, SI.OO. Each subsequent insertion 25 cts. One square three months, $3.00; Six months, $5.00; Twelve months, SB.OO. Business cards of six lines or less, $5 a year. No subscription taken foe leas than a year. Poetical. A BCOBE OF TEARS AGO. Down by the breaking waves we stood, Upon the rocky shore ; The brave waves whispered courage, And hid with friendly roar The faltering words that told the tale I dared not tell before. 1 ask’d, if with the priceless gift, • Her love my life she’d bless, Was it her voice, or some fair wave— Forsooth. I scarce may guess— Some murmuring wave, or her sweet voice, That lisp’d so sweetly “Yes." And then, in happy silence, too, I clasp'd her fair, wee hand ; And long we stood there, carelessly, While o'er the darkening land The sunset, and the flashing-boats Were sailing from the strand. It seemed not many days ago— Like yesterday—no more, Since thus we stood, my love and I, Uponjjthe rocky shore; But I was four-and-twenly then, And now Fm forty-four. The lily hand is thinner now, And to her sunny hair I see some silvery lines, and on Her brow some lines of care ; But, wrinkled brow or silver locks, She’s not one whit less fair. The fishing-boats a score of years Go sailing from the strand ; The crimson sun a score of years Sets o’er the darkening land ; And here to-night upon the cliff We’er standing hand in hand. “My darling, there’s our eldest girl, Down on the rocks below ! What’s Stanley doing by her side?’’ My wif; says, “You should know ; He’s telling her what you told me A score of years ago.” c llaiu bus. The Washington Assassination. For some days a statement has been going the rounds, to the effect that a pris oner confined in tbe Louisville jail, by the name of Sterling King, has confessed that he is tbe individual who shot thp President, and attempted the life of the Secretary of State. Without putting much confidence in tbe statements of this man, we, as a matter of news, give to our readers the following statements, which we gather from the Louisville papers. The Courier of the 22d instant says ; “Wo chanced to be personally cogni zant of the antecedents of this pretended conspirator. lie claims to be a native of Virginia, and states that he was the cousin of Horatio King, formerly Assistant Post master General. “In 1863 he figured as a lawyer in Cin cinnati, and also obtained permits for the shipment of goods to Memphis. While thus engaged, he was arrested by the mil itary authorities, charged with uttering disloyal sentiments, tried by court-mar tial, and sentenced to sis months’ labor on the fortifications hack of Covington, with a ball and chain attached to bis leg. For some reason the sentence was not car ried into effect. “Some time afterward ho appeared in Abingdon, Virginia, where he was sport ing the uniform of a Confederate colonel. General John H. Morgan arrested him as a spy ; he was tried by a court-martial and sentenced to be hung. Hut in this case, as in so many others, good luck attended him and ho managed to escape to tbe Fed eral lines. “We know nothing of King’s opera tions subsequent tu hts escape from Vir ginia, until he was lodged in the city jail on the charge of stealing horses and bug gies ’’ The Democrat says: “King states that he was the man who killed President Lincoln., He says that he entered the theatre as any other per son, purchasing a ticket and paying for it. At the appointed time he entered the private bos in Ford’s theatre, Wash ington, where Mr. Lincoln was aud ho shot him with a single barreled pistil, which he let fall at the time he leaped from the box. He gives as his object for using a single-barreled pistol that he was compelled to leave it behind him, aud if it had been a revolver those in the box might have used it agaihst him. He fur ther says that after he shot the President and leaped from the box he was passed by several persons, but one of whom he know —Miss Laura Keene—and she did not know him. According to his statement, J. Wilkes Booth, whom it is said was the murderer of Lincoln, was in the roar of I the theatre awaiting with horses. • | “From the vicinity of Ford’s Theatre, lie states that he wont to the residence of Secretary Seward, and, after forcing an en trance, he made an attack upon the Sec retary himself, cutting him in the throat with a bowie knife. He says that after 1 young Seward was knocked down, the old man begged not to be murdered, and that lie struck the blow to silence him. His ’ ouly regret seems to he that ho did not kill the Secretary. He says that the strtement published in the papers that there were two persons in the affair is false, as he is the man who shot the Presi • dent and made the attack upon See ’ retary Seward, lie says that there was another person in the affair, who has not yet been apprehended, who was to have j killed Stanton, but he failed to fulfil his pledge. * “In regard to Booth, he says that Booth ! had nothing to do with the killing, with the exception of assisting him to make his escape Irom the city of Washington. He gives in his written statement, which is now in the hands of the military, the route he pursued after leaving Washing ton. Ho says that the man killed,in the barn and who is said to have been Booth, is a prisoner who escaped from the Ohio prison. He claims to have, in company with Booth, went from Washington to Canada, and from thence to the island of Cuba. lie states that his object in re turning to the United States was for the purpose of releasing Jeff. Davis, the Presi dent of the Confederate Slates. “In regard to Mrs. Surratt, who was executed as ouo of the conspirators, be says that she knew nothing of the conspi racy. The parties who planned the af fair, three uf whom have never been heard of, mot regularly at the house of Mrs. Surratt, but she knew nothing of their de sign. He says that he was stopping at the house of Mrs. Surratt some teu or twelve days previous to the execution of the plot. “There are two prisoners now in jail Llewellyn and Grimes, who say that they know something of the affair, and it may be that the tale has been concocted for the purpose of getting the three released from the charges now against them, and have them turned over to the military au thorities. “The above statement was made to Gens. Jeff. C. Davis and Watkins at the jail on Tuesday, after having been related to two or three of the prisoners and po liceman Bligh. Finding that his state ment was likely to get him into very se rious difficulty, King determined to put an end to his miserable existence. He asked the privilege of having a small pen knife, which was granted him. With this he opened the veins of the left arm, and would have bled to death, had it not been that the attempt was discovered by his cell-mate, and an alarm was given.— We yesterday paid a visit to King in his cell, and found him too low to speak.— The alarm in regard to his attempt to commit suicide was given about four o’clock in the morning, after he had bled for several hours.’ -- Flood in a Lead Mine—Miners Impris oned in a Cave—Their Final Rescue. A rather startling incident, especially to the men immediately interested, occur red on Wednesday night at the lead mine of Chapman, Ratcliffc, Peacock & Bunting. Mr. Peacock, with a miner named Kelley, had during the day been at work in the western part of the mine, seven or eight hundred feet from the shaft. On proceed ing toward the shaft at evening, and reaching a point about three hundred and fifty feet from the shaft, where the way suddenly descends about fourteen feet to the level of the drift, they discovered the drift was full of water. All hope of egress, so far as their ewu safety could go, i was cut off. As they did uot appear at home at the usual hour, the alarm was given, and it was soon found by those outside that a stream of water from the melting snow had descended an old shaft at some dis tance from the one used at present, and ! had flooded the whole length of the old drifts on that range, and the space named in this mine. There was but one thing to do to res cue the men, and that was to remove the water to such an extent that the men could wade in the drift, and have a breath ing space between the water and the roof. Fortunately iu a new shsft being sunk over the cave where the men were im prisoned, a drill hole had been extended through some thirty feet of rock to the cave. Through this hole communication was soon had with the men and assurance given uf the efforts to resue them. Can dles were dropped to them in order that they might not be compelled to spend the night in utter darkness. There was real ly little danger that the water would rise so high as to drown them, for they had access to another oave where they could, if necessary, ascend over twenty feet above the then level of the water. But the rescue depended on reducing the water, when streams in every direc tion on the surface were pouring into every old shaft and crevice where, by force of gravity, it could find ingress.— To Peacock and Kelley the prospect must have been gloomy enough. Means of raising water were procured ; two sets of men commenced the labor af ter dark, at two shaits, and relieved at in tervals by other volunteer miners who worked with a will to rescue their mining friends. This work went on all night, and yesterday morning the water in the shaft was found to be so reduced that the | men could perhaps wade or swim to the shift. It was a chilling undertaking. If they failed they would be obliged to return to the cave and await results.— They plunged in, not without much fear that the attempt to reaoh the shaft would be unsuccessful. Fortunately, however, there was no spot in the 850 feet whore the water was so near the roof as to pre vent breathing. On reaching the bot tom of the shaft they were immediately raised seventy-five feet to the surface, and safely rescued from the danger and sus pense incident to the most horrible night ever experienced. —Dublin herald, 'ld inst. The Presidential Mansion, The debates iu Congress establishes the undisputed fact that during the occu pancy of the President’s House by Mr Lincoln and his family, that establish ment was laterally denuded of its furni ture and other valuables. When Mr. Van Buren was President, he purchased some gold spoons for the mansion, and this became a subject of severe reproach during tho ensuing contest for the Presidency. One member of Congress, i Mr. Ogle, of this State, devoted nearly aj whole speech to the subject. Ho was | ever afterward known by the sobriquet of “Spooney Ogle,’’ and ho is supposed to have died from mortification at the ridi cule heaped upon him io consequence of it. Recently Mr. Thaddeus Stevens was making a speech on the subject, when he was interrupted by Mr. Niblack, 0/ In diana, with tho inquiry whather tho sto len spoons were the same that had been spoken of by Mr. Ogle in 1810 ? Mr. Stevens replied : “Yes they are tbe same. They were the gold spoons which were purchased, I think, by Mr.. Van Buren, at great ex pense, and I may say that out of a large number of spoons, ftrk.s and knives, which were very valuable, but one or two would bo left out of two dozen, and all that has been done to furnish samples to the per sons in Now York who furnish these things, and they are being replaced, not to tbe extent that Mr. Van Buren had but as nearly as the present humble and economical President deems necessary.— I can say to the committee that -nothing more is asked by the President and his family than is absolutely necessary to make tho house decent. “They left a sample or two, because they did uot want to make them get an entirely different set. I have understood that some of those things are —well it is no matter where they are. During the succeeding debate it was stated that many of the ariicles had been sold in Washington and New York, ami : that the persons who had sold them were 1 known. As there is a “lady” and a grave in the case there will probably be no further action. From iht Albany (N. V.j 'J'imes. Extraordinary Double Apparition of Living Persons. Some two weeks since, a young lady of this city, whose father is engaged in mer cantile business in this city, awoke from a sleep, feeling distressed and alarmed from the effects of an unpleasant dream. The gas light was burning but had been turned down to the closest point, thus making a dim light iu tbe room and ren dering portions of it almost dark. Soon after awakening, the young lady’s atten tion was attracted by the weli-defincd fig ure of a lady of her acquaintance moving from the door, some ten feet from the foot of her bod toward it. Impulsively she call ed the figure by name, on the instant for getting the improbability of tho friend being in tho house, and the fact that she was not a resident of the city but resi ded iu St. Louis. Soon, however, nil this recurred to her and tbe figure already neared the now alarmed girl. The form and features were perfect and distinct, the expression one of cheering greeting and as it approached closer and closer to her side it became dimmer and dimmer, and finally disappeared entirely, when it had advanced to about half the length of tbe bed. The nervousness induced by the in cident, naturally enough iudueed the young lady to arouse the family, who ascribed the 1 matter to exciting iiuairiiiiags. But there is a singular sequel. She had forebodings ! despite all that was said to calm them, nud the next day wrote to her fiicod de tailing the incident. An answer was promptly received, announcing tho good I health of tho writer, aud the fact that ou the same, night and at the same hour, she bad been visited in pre cisely the same manner by the sem blance of her friend iu Albany, and been alarmed thereby, lest it was the forerun ner of evil. Tho mutual revelation wag a relief to both. The circumstance, we think, has few, if any parallels, and can partially be ascribed to the love the two girls have for each other, and of aotive nervous temperaments. But as to an entirely satisfao.ory explanation of it, none can be given. Josh Billings’ Maxims —Thare is only one advantage that 1 can see iu goin’ tew the devil, and that iz the road iz easy and yu are shore to git thare. 1 am violently opposed tew ardent spirits as a beverage, but for manufaktur ing purposes I think a loetie ov it tastes good. “I am going to the post office, John, shall I enquire for you ?” “Well, yes, if you have a mind to, but I don’t think you will find me there.” VOL. X.—NO. 13. Startling Sensation. A mechanic in Indianapolis, Ind., by the name of Orrin Elder, went to Califor nia in 1853, leaving u wife and two girls at home. Upon arriving at California, he went to Shasta city, and, after having mined a year or so, became engaged in gambling, and was, sometime in the fall of 1860, killed in a drunken brawl in that place by a chum, one George Edi oott, since which time bis memory and name bad almost faded out of remem brance of bis acquaintances here. His wife, deserted by her husband, reduced to the most squalid poverty, for throe years has made a living at the wash tub. Last week (Thursday) her youngest daughter, Janet, died, and a few friends gathered in to watch the corpse. During the evening, when every mode of entrance was closed, the watchers were startled by the appearance among them of Elder him self, in his palpable, earthly form. He walked to the coffin, placed a bag upon it and disappeared. The bag was opened and in it were discovered 8670 and a scrap of paper on which was written, j “Restitution at last, Mary.” The above | facts are given by one of the watchers, and substantiated by all the rest. Beautiful Figure.—Two painters were employed to frescoe the walls of a magnificent cathedral ; both stood on a rude scaffold constructed for the purpose, some eighty feet from the floor. One of them was so intent upon his work that' he became wholly absorbed, and in admiration stood off from the pic ture gazing at it with delight. Forget ting whore ho was, he moved backward slowly, surveying critically the work of his pencil, until be had neared the edge of the plank upon which be stood. At this critical moment, his companion turned suddenly, and almost frozen with horror, beheld bis imminent peril; anoth er instant, and the enthusiast would be precipitated upon the pavement beneath; if he spoke to him it was certain death— it lie bold his peace, death was equally sure. Suddenly bo regained his .presence of mind, and seizing a wet brush, flung ! it against the wall, spattering the beauti ful picture with unsightly blotches of coloring. The painter flew forward, and turned upon his friend with fierce impre cations ; but startled at his ghastly face, ho listened to the recital of danger, look ed suddenly over the dread space below, and with tears of gratitude blessed the hand that saved him. So, said a preacher, we sometimes get absorbed in looking upon the pictures of ibis world, and in contemplating them, step backward, unconscious of our peril, when the Almighty dashes out the beau tiful images, and we spring forward to lament their destruction—into the out stretched arms of mercy, and are saved. i Danger from Contact with a Per j son Struck by Lightning.—lt might i be supposed that, when any one is struck by lightning, the electric fluid immediate ly passes away, on account of the conduct ing power of the animal body, and of the objects in contact with it, especially if moisture is present. This, however, does nut always ooour; though our present knowledge of the laws of electricity will not suffice to explain the exceptional eases. Two instances illustrating this subject have been brought before the Academy of Sciences by M. Boudin. One occurred on the 30th June, 185 J. A man was killed in the Jardin des Plantes at Paris, by lightning, and his body was ex posed for some time to a heavy rain.— When, however, two soldiers attempted to remove it, they received, the instant they touched it, a very violent shock. The other happened on the Sth of September, 1858. Two artillery men, at Aara in Dalmatia, were appointed to remove tele graph posts ; on attempting to lay hold of them after a thunder-storm, they were thrown down and greatly injured, es pecially one of them. When a com rade endeavored to assist him that was must hurt to rise, both were dashed vio lently to the ground ; the comrade was burned in the arm, and was afterwards affected with nervous symptoms. — Intel lectual Observer. 2*as“A Western editor apologizes to his readers somewhat after this fashion : “We expected to have a death and a marriage to publish this week, but a vio lent storm prevented the wedding ; and the doctor being taken sick himself, the patient recovered and we were according ly cheated out of both.” S®*Tha Salem, Washington county, Press says that a grandson of General Putnam—John P. Putnam, Esq., a fine specimen of the old school gentleman, halo and hearty, and with the promise of many years yet of life, resides at North White Creek, in Washington county,— Esquire Putnam has in his possession the veritable pistols worn by his grandfather in many a contest, and also several inter esting relics that belonged to his venera ble ancestor. Official records show that there are in Washington sixty wholesale liquor stores and seventeen hundred licensed to tailers, who sell eleven million dollars' worth on week days, and pay a license of $75,000 to the United States and about the same amount to the city ! Uf Why is an arittimetician like a dog with a lame teg ? Because he puts down three and carries one.