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BKBFOKB, n. TBIMY, lAßfll 23. I SIB THE POOR HOUSE BILL. It is with some diffidence we address our selves to the discussion of this vexed sub- j ject, but it is a matter of so much impor- j taoce to our people that it cannot be j massed i in silence. A Poor House we must build. It cannot be delayed. The bill before the Legislature (and which we print in another column) is a good one in the maim though some cf its features are objectionable and need amendment. The first section should be amended and make the nuiubtr of Com missioners either three or live, and provide lor their appointment by the Court. The objection to a large number is that they are difficult to get together and consequently frequently delay work; the expense of a large commission is also necessarily heavier. Three good men are plenty, and are decided ly preferable to any larger number. The Commissioners should be appointed by the Judges of the Court. Otherwise some may die, others tuny refuse to serve and the va cancies cannot be filled until another year. Indeed it might very easily happen that the whole commission would thus be made va cant. Again, in Court the selection can be made in consultation with the county offi cers and the tax payers of the county. The men named in the bill are all good men, but they have been named by unknown parties and without the notice or knowledge of a large portion of the people of the county. Important appointments of this kind should be made with the knowledge and consent of the people who have to ray the piper, and not by unknown parties who, perhaps with a knowledge of their views, have named them with a view to the accomplishment of a specific object. On this point we think the people should be very pvitive and de mand that the appointment be made at home and in open court. The fourth sec tion in regard to issuing bonds is not clear and should be amended so as to make it more specific. The amount to be borrowed should be definitely limited. In section sixth it is right and proper that the people be permitted to declare by a vote whether they wish the present property sold or not, but if they should decide against a sale the commission should not lapse, but should be authorized to select a suitable site and erect buildings on the present property. Build ings we must have and that without delay. The present building is simply a disgrace to the county, and the poor of the county can hardly be kept in it as decently aud comfort ably as almost any respectable farmer keeps his beasts of burthen. With these amend mcnts the bill would not be objectionable. Without them it had better not be passed at all, us it would, in all probability, only further complicate an already perplexing and disagreeable question and delay the work that is so greatly and urgently needed. THE FUNDING BILL Senator Sherman's Funding bill, as it passed the Senate, provides for issuing bonds in three series, each of $400,000,000 for the purpose of refunding the public debt. The first series are 10 40s at 5 per cent. The second series are 15 40s at 4j per cent And the third series 20 40s at 4 per cent. The bonds to be of a not less denomination than SSO, registered and coupon, exchang able for the 6 per cents now in existence at par values, and redeemable in coin within the minimum and maximum periods which give name to the securities. The ioterest to be paid in coin semi-annually. The last i scries of four per cents may be increased bc yoDd the $400,000,000 in the discretion of the Secretary of the Treasury, provided that such increase does not increase the aggre gate indebtedness. It is further provided : ? iit the-e bonds shall not be taxed nor the income derived therefrom and $ 150.000,000 are annually to be appropriated to the payment of the in terest and principal of the debt. After October next, it is required that the lution a! banks shall exchange their six per cent bonds for the four per cent bonds under this act. \\ e hope the bill will pass the House promptly. The funding of our debt at the lcwer rate-; ot interest herein named, which it is believed can be promptly done, will save from $20,000,000 to $25.000,0p0 of in terest annually, being equivalent to a reduc tion of $500,000 000 of the debt. The na tional banks are grumbling at the protract ot giving up their six per cent bonds and taking the four per cent instead and threat en to quit banking. Nobody will complain it they do. \\ e need a re-division of the national banks at any rate and this will af ford a fine opportunity for a fairer distribu- i tion. There will be plenty of banks lound i ia the Middle, Western and Southern States I to take the four per cent bonds and be glad ; to get them. A DISGRACEFUL AFFAIR.— Last Friday, a coffee pot son of thunder from Bucks j county, Senator Linderman, and another 1 democratic fightin pony from Philadelphia, Senator Nagle, gave a free pugilistic and ' shillelah entertaiument in the Senate Cham ber at Harriibnrg. The cause of this dis- ■ graceful altercation between these honor able (?) representatives of Pennsylvania arose j from a difference iu their actions and views ' on the first Metropolitan Police bill. After ' a bold and open charge with being bribed ; and bought on the one l and, and designated ' as thief and pickpocket on the other, and the usual amount of rough and abusive lan gurgc (characteristic of democratic chivalry i and to which democrats universally resort in : order to get up the fightin' steam) on both ! sides, Mr. Nagle went for Mr. Linderman's | proboscis in such a manner as to render him -wins e\ed, and shade his complexion, whilst Mr. L.nderman applied his cane about • Mr. Nagle s cranium in such a manner that | it caused several additional protuberances I tn 'hat vicinity, which, according to the latest phrenologists, is indicative of thin blood and bad principles. A NEW IDEA. —The latest suggestion in 1 finances, in connection with the funding bill, j is the proposition to negotiate our new loans in China and Japan. Money is said to be very abundant in both these countries, and can be had at very low rates. All that is wanting is to briDg our bonds to the notice of Chinese and Japanese capitalists and ! give them assurance of the security of the investment. \Y e have already Won the good will of these people through Burlio game's mission and other good offices, and , the negotiation of a loan there would great- i ly facilitate and improve our already flour ishing commercial relations with those countries. The only drawback we see is that the feelings of the Democracy might be uurt at the idea of selling our bonds and borrowing money of any but white men. They are opposed to the Chinese and would doubtless be greatly exercised at the receiv ing of any but white men's gold. Let us try the mongolians anvhow. GOLD closed in New Fork on -Monday at !12f SOME of our exchanges arc in ecstasies over the fact that four women served on a Jury in a murder case in Wisconsin and that the Jury were four days in agreeing upon a verdict. The c* is quoted as an evidence or women's physical ability and endurance and therefore fitness for the posi tion of Jurors. We have no objection to women voting and serving on juries when ever they want to do so, (at present we know of no woman for whom we have any respect, who wants to do aoy of these things.) but we would like to bear from some of our "woman's rights'' friends bow the husbands and children, including babies, of those four women fared during those four eveutful days. We would like to have a bird's eye view of the household over which those strong mirjded women presided. A DISGRACEFUL BLUNDER.—When a public officer, and especially when a mem ber of Congress deliberately violates the plain law and deliberately sells his patron age, he should be promptly expelled and permanently disgraced. Whittemore with a proper sense of his disgrace, when found guilty of selling cadetships, quickly resigned to avoid the disgraceful expulsion be merit ed. The House completely stultified itself the other day, when it permitted R. R. Butler to remain with a simple vote of cen sure, when he was every whit as guilty a* Whittemore. Snch conduct on the part the House is a sad comment upon the esti mate its members put upon their owe characters. R. R. Butler is irretrievably dis graced ; he deliberately betrayed his trust and no consideration should have saved him from prompt expulsion. THE latest phase of the Cuban question is presented in Spain. The Madrid papers are seriously discussing the question ol ceding Cuba to the United States for a handsome consideration. The discussion is said to be apptoved by the Spanish authori ties. The fact that the Spanish Treasury is empty may go for toward accounting for this singular phenomenon. The only diffi culty in the way now, seems to be that Un cle Sam is not inclined to bid but prefers to wait until Cuba comes of her own free will. $y,500,000 of bonds held by the State have been lent to four different railroad en terprises in this state, for the purpose of assisting in developing our resources. The bill was passed though both Houses and signed by the Governor within seventy-two hours. Might not a little vigilance on the part of our Senator and members have se cured a portion of these bonds for the Bed ford and Bridgeport road ? It is as import ant as any other 26 miles in the interior of the state. THE Camden & Antboy and Baltimore A Ohia railroad companies are making a des perate effort to prevent the passage through congress of the bill authorizing a new air line railroad between New York and Wash ington. The two roads above named have a monopoly of the railroad business between the two cities at present, and wish to pre vent any rival road. Wo sincerely hope their efforts may fail and the bill pass. An additional road is greatly needed. GREAT SNOW STORM. —The snowstorm of Sunday, Monday and Tuesday of last week was the most extensive of the winter. It prevailed over the whole northern por tion of the United States from Maine to Minnesota. The snow was three feet deep all over Minnesota and in Boston the streets were covered to the depth of two feet, buildings were unroofed and blown down in various places, and all the railroad and tele graph lines were more or less obstructed. IN the Watt-Diamond case twenty-six Democratic repeaters have turned up, who voted ten 01 a dozen times each. They were to he paid twenty-five dollars apiece for their services, but Packer not being elected failed to come down with the stamps, and the pay not being forthcoming the repeaters have turned State's evidence. The Democ racy should pay up their little bills in such ugly cases. A -VITRO GLYCERINE factory in Bergen county, New Jersey, exploded on Friday last, killing four men and demolishing the entire building. The noise of the explosion was heard for miles around and the glass were shattered in houses a mile distant. The loss is $75,000. ALASKA is to be made a county and at tached to Washington Territory. This seeuis to he the most economic disposition that can be made of our latest territorial ac qui.-ition and seems to meet with general approval. A DEMOCRATIC County Treasurer in llutier county, Ohio, recently turned up a defaulter to the tune of SIOO,OOO and left the tax payers of that favored county to make good the deficit. Democratic eeon -011) v. THE national banks are making a desper ate.- effort to defeat the funding bill as it destroys their monopoly of the national banking privilege. We hope they will fail. We want free bankiug. A NEW Police bill for Philadelphia was passed by the Senate last week. We have not >ecu the bill but it is reported to te as objectionable as the former one; if such be the case it ought not to pass. JCDOD BRADLEY, of New Jersey, nomin ated some time ago by the President, was confirmed on Monday as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. BRIO HAM Yocstt seems to have been taking a lesson from Pius IXth. He now lays claim to infallability, anil declares it an article of the Mormon creed. filtAJt J. COFFET has resigned the Russian mission at St. Petersburg to take the place of the lamented Burlingamc in the Chinese Embassy. I'ERE HYACINTH* is about to start a pa per in Paris. His visit to America is de clared to have been only a sharp advertising dodge. HON. F. B. LONO will accept our thanks for a copy of Smull's Legislative Hand Book for 1870. Literary News. Bertbold Auerbach's Villa on the Rhine, has already been translated into four lan guage*. Miss Alcott is publishing a new look which is said to be superior to "Little Wo meD. The title of the new book is, "An Old Fashioned Girl." "Hedged in" is the title of Mrs. Phelp's latest production. "The mystery of Edwin Drood" is to be the title of Charles Dickens' new story. It will make its first appearance in this couu try iu the pages of Every Saturday. Maverick's "Life of Raymond" is meet ing with little favor from the critics. Hawthorne s "Marble Faun" hat been 11an.-latod into h rench, and is now being published by daily installments in the Paris Reformc [FROM OCR ovr.v CORRESPONDENT. I LETTER FROM HA KRIS BURG, Harrisbcro, Pa., March 18, 1870. THE IRCTJEST THING That bus taken place, in the way of legis. lation, for many years, in this Bfate, has been witnessed during the past week. A bill was introduced into the Senate and rushed through both Houses within four days, which takes six miltions of the Penn sylvania railroad bonds, and three and a half millions of the bonds of the Allegheny railroad, out of the sinking fund, and gives them to railroads not yet constructed, taking in lieu thereof the bonds of tho different roads to be built. The Pennsylvania rail road bonds, to the amount of six millions, go to the Jersey Shore, Pine Creek, and Buffalo railroad, to construct a line from Jersey Shore, in LycomiDg couuty, to some point in M'Kean county, to connect with the Buffalo and Washington railroad. The Alleghauy Valley railroad bonds, to the amount of three aud a half millions, are distributed us follows: To the Pittsburgh, Virginia aud Charleston company, one million six hundred thousand, to construct a railroad between South Pittsburgh aud Greensboro', in Greene county; to Clear field and Buffalo company one million four hundred thousand, to construct a road from Clearfield county to M'Kean county; to the I Eric and Allegheny company, five hundred thousand dollars, to construct a railroad be tween the city of Erie and the Atlantic and Great Western railroad. In the case of the Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo rail road, the bunds substituted for those taken out of the sinking fund, are to be a first mortgage on the road, and in the other I casts a second mortgage, with the fiist ! mortgage limited to sixteen thousand dollars per mile. It is stipulated that the roads shall be completed and in running order within three years, aud that the payment of the interest, at five per cent per annum, up to the time of the completion of the roads, shall he guaranteed by the Pennsylvania, Northern Central, or Reading railroad com pany. WHAT IS CLAIMED. It is claimed that by the construction of these roads some of the richest natural re sources of Pennsylvania will be developed, and that avenues of traffic will be opened that will add immensely to the wealth and prosperity of the State By the Jersey Shore, Pine Creek and Buffalo line a communica tiiin will be opened with the important lake p>ort of Buffalo and Philadelphia someeighty miles shorter than any existing route. It is thought that by this mtans a large portion of the grain trade of the west from Chicago will be directed towards Pennsylvania, and the rich coal and iron fields of McKeaD, Potter, Tioga and Lycoming will receive a development that will render that section one of the richest in the State. But whether Pennsylvania, in its present financial con dition, can afford to take out of the sinking fund—a fund considered sacred for the pay ment of tho public debt—bonds of roads that Lave a marketable value, and are at any time available, and exchange them for bonds on roads that have as yet no actual existence is a question that at least admits of a difference of opinion. STARTLING DEMOCRATIC FRAUDS are still being developed in the Diamond- Watt contested election case of the Senate. At the meeting last night three New York repeaters were on the witness stand. They swore that they were a part of a gang of twenty-five that came to Philadelphia last October on election day for the purpose of acting as repeaters. One of the witnesses testified that he voted the Democratic ticket eleven times, another seven and the other nine times. In none of these eases were they challenged, or required to be sworn. They were to be paid twenty-five dollars each and their expenses for their infamous work, but their employer failing to pay the full sum stipulated they were induced to make an expose of the whole thing before the committee. More developments of a similar character are expected to be made at the meetings next week. TUE METROPOLITAN POLICE BILL, in a somewhat modified form, has again passed the Senate, and will doubtless re ceive the concurrence of the Ilouse next week. Whether the Governor will sign the bill or not is a matter of speculation. The friends of the measure assert positively that he has signified his approval of the hill in the present shape, while those opposed are equally positive in stating that he has indicated his intention to veto it. A few days will likely settle the matter one way or the other. TIIE GENERAL APPROPRIATION BILL is now ready for the action of the Senate. The Finance Committee have given it a very careful revision, and claim to have reduced the aggregate some half a million of dollars below what it was when it passed the House. This will leave it, when reported to the Senate, about a hundred thousand dollars less than the bill of last year when it be came a law. HIE LOCAL OPTION BILL has passed the House. It passed in a form to allow brewers to sell not less than four gallons, and authorizes elections to be held, not more than once in three years, in each county, city or township, on the question of license. In the case of a majority in favor of no license, the law shall be prohibitory, but in the event of the majority being the other way, the present license law shall re maiu in full force. It is thought the bill will fail in the Senate. STATE TREASURY MATTERS remain in the condition they were last week. An effort was made this morning to get up the resolution requiring the Sergeant-at- Aruis to take General Irwin into custody, and bring him before the bar of the Senate, to show cause why he refused to be sworn by the Finance Committee, but it proved unsuccessful. The bill to regulate the State Treasury, which has passed the House, still remains on second reading in the Senate, and it is very doubtful whether it will pass the present session. XLlst CONGRESS-SECOND SESSION. SATURDAY, MARCH 12th.—The Senate was not in session, having adjourned from Friday, until Monday. In the House, by unanimous consent, the time ~ was entirely devoted to debate, and consequently no business was transacted. MONDAY March 14th.—In tne Senate several petitions were presented, after which the House bill to admit, the State of Georgia to representation in Congress, was taken up, but the Senate went into executive ses sion before action was taken. In the House, several resolutions were passed, one pro viding for the safety of passengers on West ern river steam boats, and another to regu late the taxes and duties so as not to inter fere with the business and industrial inter est* of the eountry. I UESDAY March 15th.—Senate passed the liou9e resolution appropriating one year's salary to the widow of Edwin 31. Stanton dee'd. A resolution was then of fered inquiring whether the Indians are not citizens of the United States under the pro visions of the XYth amendment, and whether the treaties between the Indians and the 4. nired States are or are Dot annull ed. This led to considerable discussion and when put to vote was a tie, but was deter mined against the motion by the vote of the Vice President. The Georgia bill was then taken up. Mr. Drake offered an amendment to the Georgia bill, providing that whenever the Governor or Legislature gt any State lately in hostility to the United States shall repre sent to the President that organisations ex ist in auch State threatening violence to per sons or property, or opposing the due exe cution o|" the laws, and such State being un able to suppress thetn, it shall be the duty of the President to send into that State such a cumber of United Stales troops as are necessary for the suppressionand subjuga tion of snob organisations and the officer commanding sueo troope sfctil! declare B>sr- 1 rial law in the county or district ao infested, and take such measures as are known ir martial law for the suppression of such or ganisations, the expenses of such expedi tions to be defrayed by the county or dis trict where stteb violence exists, or is report ed to exist by the State officials. On motion of Mr. Morton the Senate thin went into executive session, at the close of which it adjourned. In the House, the Funding bill was takio up and discussed and referred to the com mittee ou Ways and Means. Mr. Benjamin, from the Committee on Invalid Pensions ( called up the bill to amend the mode of paying pensions. He said the bill will was intended to emancipate the pensioner from the grasp of mercenary claim-agents. The bill proposes to simpli fy and economize the manner of paying pen sions. It simply requires the pensioner to sign the application and a receipt, and he will speedily receive a draft at the nearest post office, from the Government direct, in curring no expense whatever, save that for an oaih before a magistrate. The further consideration at this bill was postponed for two weeks. The bill to admit the people of the State of Texas to representation in Congress was taken up and_ passed by 131 yeas to 45 nays, The Deficiency bill wis then taken up and discussed until the House adjourned, which was 10 o'clock p. m. W EDNRSUAY Mareh 16tb.—In the Sen ate the Georgia bill was again taken up, and Mr. Revels the colored Senator from Mis sisssippi made his first speech on this occa sion, after which Mr. Morton made some remarks, when the Senate adjourned. In the House, the Deficiency bill, after a lengthy debate, was passed. Mr. Stouehton, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported on the case of Roderick R. Butler, Representative from the First district, Tennessee, charged with selling a cadetship. The testimony taken shows that on Februray 27, 1809, Mr But ler appointed Augustus C. Tyler, son of the late General Tyler, who was not a resident of Tennessee; that the said Butler received S9OO for the same, with the avowed purpose of using the money for political purposes in Tennessee. The committee therefore condemn Butler's conductasan unauthor ized and dangerous practice. Messrs. Logan, Cobb, Morgan and Slo cum submitted a minority report, with a resolution that Mr. Butler be expelled Mr. Stoughtou gave notice that he would call up both reports for action to-morrow. THURSDAY March 17th.—In the Senate the discussion of treaties was first in order, hut the motion was finall referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. On mo rion the House bill aboli.-hiDg the franking privilege was made the special order for next Tuesday. Several speeches were then made on the Georgia bill, but no action taken. In the House the Butier case was taken up and consumed several hours time. The vote tD expel Mr. Butler stood 102 yeas to 6S nays, but as this was Dot two thirds the number required to expel a member the question was lost. A vote was then taken on the resolution censuring him for selling cadetships. which resulted—yeas 101, nay fid. The Tariff bill was then taken up and discussed till the House adjourned. FRIDAY March 18th.—The whole of the time was occupied iD tho Senate iu discuss ing the Georgia bill. The House w nt into committee of the whole, on the Tariff bib, after which the business done was in the interest of the District of Columbia Adjourned till Monday. PENNSYLVANIA LEVULATLBE. MONDAY March 1 4th.—The Senate was not in session to day. In the House a number of bills were in troduced principally in the interests of Phil adelphia and liarrisburg, and consisting of building bridges, making roads and exemp tions from taxes. TUESDAY March lath —ln the Senate the Metropolitan Police bill was taken up, and after a good deal of excitement and dis cussion it passed to a third reading. In the House the private calender, con taining 24 printed nages, was considered. WEDNESDAY March 16th.— SENATE. — after a number of bills were introduced and referred, the Senate bill to aid in the con struction of'a railroad from the Susquehan na river to Buffalo, was reported favorably with an amendment. This amendment is intended to secure the completion of the Clearfield and Buffalo, the Erie and Alle gheny. and the Pittsburgh, Virginia and Charleston Railroads, by giving them the use of the Allegheny Valley Railroad bonds of the par value of $3,500,000, now in the State Treasury, in exchange for their own bonds, which shall bear the same rate of in terest and mature at the same time as the Allegheny bonds, and the completion of the road* and the interest shall bo guaranteed by responsible railroad companies. In the House, the House bill allowing the people of each county, eity or township to vote on the license question was considered. It was amended so as to HIIOW brewers to sell not less than four gallons. Elections may l>e held not ofttr.er than once in three year-. The hill pas-cd by 59yeas to 32 nays. (See bill in another column.) THURSDAY Mareh 17th.—Among the bills introduced in the Senate, we notice one by Mr. Lowery protesting against the pass age by Congress of the Sherman Funding bill, and in favor of the General Govern ment furnishing and redeeming the whole currency of the country to all who want and will pay_ for it in the bonds of the Govern ment or in coin. The Police bill came up on the third read ing, but was finally postponed and made tbe special order for to-morrow. The House bill relative to the District Court was reported favorable, providing that after the fir*t Monday in December the court shall consist of one president and four associate Judges, and two associate Judges shall be elected in October. The Senate bill to aid the construction of railroads from Susquehanna to the Great Lakes was considered, and passed, In the House, the above railroad bill was passed to a third reading, as was also the House bill increasing the number of Su preme Court Judges to seven was amended so as to allow one of the Judges to be des ignated to sit on the Common Pleas of sev eral countips when business requires it. FRIDAY March 18th—In the Senate Mr. Purtuan introduced the following resolution; Resolved , That William W. Irwin having appeared before the Senate Committee on the Treasury investigation, and refused to be sworn and give evidence to the said commit tee in such matters as the Senate deems necessary to the performance of the legisla tive duties of the Senate, the said William W. Irwin is hereby adjudged guilty of con tempt, and therefore the .Speaker of the Senate be and is hereby authorized and di reeled to issm- his warrant to the Sergeant at Arms authorizing and requiring him to produce at the bar of the Senate William W. Irwin, there to be held and subject to such orders as the Senate may make in the premises. The new Philadelphia Police bill was then taken up on the third reading, and passed. _ln the House, the Senate bill extending aid to the Jersey Shore, Buffalo and Pine Creek Railway, the Pittsburgh, Virginia and Chariestown, up the Monongahela val ley, the Clearfield and Buffalo, and the Eric and Allegheny Railroads, was considered, and passed. THE OFFENSE of the captain of the Bom bay, in runniug down the Oneida, seems even worse than it was at first reported to b*. It is also shown, beyond a peradventure, that Eyre left the Oneida when he knew that she was in imminent danger, and there is evidence that he knew her nationality and exulted in bis achievement. That is, he was certainly a brute, and very possibly a deliberate murderer. The friends of the men sunk by the Bombay have a special in terest, but all Americans have a national in terest. and all men a human interest, in see ing that the extent of this man's guilt be ascertained, and that be be made tc suffer for it. THE TKMPEKANCE BILE. The following is the text of tb* u— l ance bill now before the Legislature of Penn sylvania. It has been reported from tho House Committee favorably and was passed by that body on the 16th inst. We hope to see it finally passed and become a law before the Legislature adjourns, so that the people of every election district may decide the matter in accordance with the wishes of the majority. AN ACT to enable the citizens of" Pennsylva nia to determine whciher the general sale of intoxiea'ing liquors shall he permitted. WUEREAS, All laws, to be efficient, should have the support and approbation of the people, AND WHEREAS, It is represented that a majority of the legal voters of certain ooun ties, cities, boroughs, wards and townships desire the passage of a lav# that shall, in such districts, forbid the sale of intoxicating liquors as a beverage, and confine such sales to medical, sacramental, artistic and mechan ical purposes; AND WHEREAS, It is desired t obtain a certain indication of popular sentiment in regard to such sales, (herr/orc SECTION 1. Be it enacted, d~c., That the courts of quarter sessions of the several counties of this Commonwealth, upon peti tion of at least one-fourth of the number of the legal voters of any district in this Com monwealth, as determined by the number of votes at the last general election held pre vious to the presentation of said petition, setting forth the desire of said petitioners that a vote of the legal voters of the dis trict, of which the said petitioners are resi dents, may be had to determine whether or not the sale of intoxicating liquors shall be allowed in said district, except for medi cat, sacramental, artistic and mechanical purposes, as provided for in this act, shall order and direct un election to be held at the election in said district so petitioning next ensuing after the presentation of said peti tion, or at such special election as the said court may order, the time and place for which shali be Darned in said order, and it shall be the duty of the said inspectors and judges of election in said districts, at the said general election, to receive tickets either written or printed from the legal voters thereof, labelled, on the outside, "sale of liquors" and on the icside "for the sale of liquors" or "against the sale of liquors," and to deposit said ticketsiu a box provided : fur that purpose by said inspectors and j judges, as is required by law in case of oth er tickets received at said election, and the said tickets so received shall be counted, and a retnrn of the same made to the clerk of the said court duly certified as is requir ed by law, which certificates shall be laid before the judges of the said court, at the first meeting of said court after such elec | tion shall be held, and shall be filed with the i record af said court. SEC. 2. That the said petitions shall be verified by the affidavits of two or more of the petitioners, and shall be presented to said court at least sixty days before the time of balding said election, aud tbe said court shall issue their order from the hold ing of said election at least thirty days be fore said time. A copy of said order shall be furnished the sheriff, or oiher officer whose duty it is to give the legal notice for holding annual elections, who shall give no tice to the legal voters of said district of the said order of said conrt authorizing a vote upon tbe sale of liquors in said district. The sheriff or other officer, and tbe clerk of said court, shall he entitled to the same fees for filing the said petition, and issuing the order of said court, as it is by law allowed for sim ilar services. SEC. 3. That in receiving, and counting, and in making returns of tbe votes cast, tbe said inspectors, judges and clerks of said election shall be governed by the laws of \ the Commonwealth regulating general elec- ; tions, and all penalties of the Baid election ' laws are hereby extendi-d to. and shali ap ply to, voters, inspectors, judges and clerks, ■ voting at and attending upon elections held under the provisions of this act. SEC. 4. That whenever, by the returns of said election in any district voting as aforesaid, it shall appear that there is a ma jority of the votes then cast on the sale of j liquors against tho sale of liquors, then and in that case the said court shali so declare by proper minute to be recorded in therein- ] utes of said court, and thereafter in such j district this act shall be in full force and ef fect. and it shall fv- unlawful for any person j to sell intoxicating liquors within the dis trict. except as hereinafter provided. Pro vided, That this act shall not he construed to forbid such sales by any person duly li- j censed by license granted belorc the issue of the order of said court authorizing the said vote as aforesaid, for tbe unexpired j term for which said license may have been ; granted: provided further, That no bill or I indictment preferred, or found, against any | person or persons, for violation of the laws of this Commonwealth, shall fie annulled by ! tbe parage of this act, or its adoption hv j any district of this Commonwealth. If, ! however, it shall appear that said returns show a majority of the votes cast at said_ e- j lection for the sa'e of liquors in said district, i then this act shall not be in force in said dis trict, but the laws in force and applicable governing tbe sale of liquors shall be held to apply and be io force therein; and provided further, That, through like forms, a vote may be had at the general election, not of tener than once in three years, with the ob ject to renew the laws existing and permit- | ting the sale of liquors, and, if a majority of I votes be east "for the sale of liquors," then | such laws shall remain until again reversed. I And the true intent and meaning of this act \ is that the people shall have control of Uie ! sale of liquors within their respective coun | ties, cities, boroughs, wards and townships; j Provided; This act shall have the effect to repeal any local law in foice prohibiting the sale of intoxicating drinks in any district in the State. SEC. 5. The word district in sections two, three and four of this act shall be held to include either a citv, borough or township. SEC. 6. That in any district where, pursu ant to the forms indicated in tbe previous sections of this act, a majority vote shall be cast against the sale of liquors, said vote being attested by the officers of the election as already provided, the retail sale of intoxi eating liquors shall be and is herhy forbid den in such district, under the penalties in flicted by the license laws tn force io said district at the time of said election, and in toxicating liquors, whetherforeign or domes tic, shall not be sold by wholesale, within the limits thereof, in less quantities than five gallons, under the penalties for any viola tion inflicted by the laws restricting the wholesale sale of liquors: Provided, That brewers of beer, ale or other malt liquor, up on taking out a license in accordance with existing laws, may sell the same in quanti ties not less than one eigth of a barrel. SEC. 7. That intoxicating liquors shall be held to uican ale, porter, strong beer, lager beer, bitters in whole or part, all wines and every other alcoholic fluid adopt id for use as a beverage; Provided, That vintners may sell wine from fruit of their own growth, at the place of nianfacture, in quantities not less than five gallons without being required to take_ out a liccuse as a wholesale dealer, in districts where the vote is against license, and in districts where the vots is in favor of license, they may sell the same in the same way and manner now prescribed by existing laws. TIIE Internal Revenue Bureau is prepa ring for the most thorough assessment of the income tax that has ever been made. Spe cial instructions arc being issued to asses sors to see to it that every |ierson believed to be in the receipt of income or property on which tax should be paid, be notified of the Government demand, and required to answer the questions of the tax list in a lull and satisfactory manner. The, intention of Mr. Delano is to secure the collection of this tax, as far as possible without evasion, so that its burden may be more equally borne than hitherto. People of all classes, there fore, who have made anything over and above the usual exemption during the past year, may as well begin to get their answers ready, as assessors will begin during the present month, and will prosecute with vigor. BOTH OF the Texas Senators and all of the members elect fom that State, have arrived in \\ ashington, and all the official documents necessary to base a bill to admit the State are in possession of the Senate and House Committees. It is believed that a bill can be put through both Houses without gener al discussion, as it will be a mere copy of the act parsed in tho Virginia case track* 8 n^?"T ine Ttil other IGB I ortland, on his sled the r suddenly startled by the an splinter* oil in. *r ID which j * recovering somewhat, -L mM " e mains of his vehicle and wonderingM2!* r | the pieces of his horse had gone. Mean while the train sped on for some distance, when the engineer, looking out, saw the borse staring at him from the cow-catcber. the train was stopped, and it was found that the horse had licen picked np by the cow catcher and deposited on the platform in front of the engine, where, too much stun ned or frightened to move, be lay compara tively uninjured. MR. N. P. TRIST, famous in the Mexican war times for having irresponsibly negotia ted the treaty which closed hostilities, and who has long been lost to public sight, now reappears as a memorialist to Congress fer compensation on account of hia important diplomatic services in the matter atbresaid. What his chances of success are it is a little difficult to say just now. MARK TWAIN denies the report of his in tended withdrawal lrom the Buffalo Arprea# and says; "I am permantly here. I am prosperiug well eDough to please my friends aud distress my enemies, and consequently am in a state of tranquil satisfaction." A YOUNG lady residing in Philadelphia was quite seriously injured, last week, by her hair switch takiig fire. These common switches arc very iiift-immahle, being made of flax. Wearers of them shou'd be cau tious how near they venture to a flame. PFTUSMLMUXMS. Q ROVER A BAKER'S SEW I N G M ACHI X E S . The following arc selected from thousands of testimonials of similar character, as ex pressing the reasons for the preference for the GROVER A" BAKER Machines over all •others. * * "1 like the Grover A Baker Machine, in the first plaae, because, if I bad any other 1 should still want a Grover & Baker; and, having a Grover A Baker, it answers the pui pose of all the rest. It does a greater variety of work and it is easier to learn than any oth i er."— Mrs. J. C. Croly [Jenny June.) * * "I have bad several years' experi ence with a Grover A Baker Machine, which has given me great satisfaction. I think the Grover A Baker Machine is more easily man aged, and less liable to get out of order, I prefer the Grover A Baker, decidedly."— Mrs. Dr. Watts, New York. * * "I have had one in my family for some two years; and from what I know of its workings, and trom the testimony of many of my friends who use the same, I can hardly see how auytbing could be more complete or give better satisfaction."— Mrs. Gen. Grant. * * "I believe it to be the best, all things considered, of any that 1 have known. It is very simple and easily learned: the sewing from the ordinary spools is a great advan tage. the stick is entirely reliable; it does or namental work beautifully; it is not liable to get out of order."— Vrs. A. M. Spooner, 36 Bond Street, Brooklyn. * 0 "I am acquainted with the work of the principal machines: and I prefer the Gro ver A Baker to them all, because I consider tbe.stitch more elastic. I have work now in the bouse which was done nine years ago, which is still good."— Mrs. Dr. McCready, A 'o. 43 East TAd street, New York. * * "More than two-thirds of all the sewing done in my family for the last two' years has been done by Grover A Baker's j Machine, aud I never bad a garment rip or need mending, except those rents which frolicsome boys will make in whole cloth. It ; is in my opinion by far the most valuable of any I bare tried."— Mrs. Henry Ward i Beecher. \ * * "Tbe G over A Baker Sewing Ma i chine has rendered in every resf ect the most perfect satisfaction. It combines so many i advantages with beauty of execution and economy in price that it ia a necessity in ev i ery household."— Mrs. Governor Geary, liar risburgh. Pa. * * "I have had the Grover A Baker : Machine for ten or twelve years in constant use in my house. I have seen and known every kind of family sewiug, both personal and household, accomplished upon the Gro ver A Baker Machine to the entire satisfac tion of ail who were concerned." — Hers. Ste ' phen 11. Tyng. * * "I find the Grover A Baker stitch will wear as long as the garments do—out wear tbe garment, in fact. The stitch will not break on bias seams, when stretched, as others do; and neither does it draw the work." —Mrs. Dr. Whiting. 4 East '2lth street, New | York. \ * * "We have n Grover A Baker Sewing Machine for seven years in constant use, : hemming, felling, tucking, and everything that the fingers can do. It is preferred over ; all others on account of its durability of work, elasticity and strength of stitch, ease of move ment, and simplicity of construction." — Mrs. General Buel. * * "There could be no greater com fort in a family than a Grover A Baker Sew ing Machine. I have used one for the last nine or ten years, and I think it is decidedly the beßt family Sewing Machine."—Mrs. Alice \ B. Whipple, wife of Rev. Dr. Whipple, Sec. I Am. M iss. Association. ■ * * "I have bad an opportunity of ex aminine and using other varieties of machines: but I very much prefer the Grover A Baker ; stitch, for strength, elasticity, and beauty. I 1 have seen DO other machine so simple in its , construction, wo easily understood and kept | in order."—Mrs. E. D. Sanborn, St. Louis. Tbe Grover and Baker Sewing Machine Company manufacture both the Elastic Stitch and Lock Stitch Machines, and offer the pub lic a choice of tbe best machines of both kinds, at their estrbiishments in aii the large citieß, and through agencies in nearly all towns throughout the country. Price Lists and samples of sewing in both stitches fur nished on application to Grover A Baker S. M. Co., Philadelphia, or to F. M. MASTERS, 23fob Bluodv Kan, Pa. RPHE BEDFORD COUNTY BANK, BLOODY RUN, PEXN'A. Accounts Solicited from Bank?, Bankers and others. Interest allowed on time deposits. Col lections made on all aeee*sable points. A gener al banking business transacted. Stockholders individually liable for deposits. STOCKHOLDERS : J. M. BELL, G. W. GARRET9O.V, P. ORBISOX, D. P. GWIS, JOHN SCOTT, H. G. FISHER, THOMAS FISHER, J. h. GLAZIER, W. DORRIS, —of First National Bank of Huntingdon, Pa. s. L. RCBSELL, Bedford, Pa. s. mrccM, Rays Hill, Pa. j. w. BAEXDoLLAR, Bloody Run, Pa. J. B. WILLIAMS,. do. J. W. BARN DOLLAR, do. J. DUBOIS, do. ISfcbtf JOHN DUBOIS, Cashier. rp II E NEW ARTICLE OF FOOD. For twenty jive cents you can buy of your Druggist or Grocer a package of SEA MOSS FARINE, manufactured from pure Irish Moss or Carrageen, which will make sixteen quarts of Blanc Mange, and a like quantity of Ihiddings. Custards, Creams, Charlotte Russe, &c. &c. It is by far the cheapest, healthiest and most De licious food in the world. RAND SEA MOSS FARINE CO. Imsrfim Ml Park Place, N. Y. rjIHE CHEAPEST LITERARY PAPER EVER PUBLISHED. THE NEW YORK FAMILY JOURNAL A new literary eight page paper containing in teracting reading of great merit by the greatest writers of the day. THUMB Ftr-rv CBSTS A TEAR. Specimen copies sent Iree for three months. Can vassers, Ladies or Gentlemen ere offered great in ducements. Address FAMILY JOUn-NAL OFFICE. ISfe3m Cor. 3d Avenue and 9th St., N. Y. EVERYBODY iD want of WALL PAPER ex amines the stock at the Inquirer Book Store. PiSttUaafOflg. CATHARTIC I'ILLS' inr a. ... 11 l ' ,K,Pm " THEBLOOD, every country an<Pam's?!, e J* *" ""frersally re but efficient purgative FlLL.'Ta# o *' was ever •on it, that it it a more reliable and lar more in J factual remedy than any other. Those who have tried U, know tbet it cured them ; tbote who have not, know that it curet their neighbors and friendt, and all know that what it doet once it done al ways— that it never failt through any fault or neglect, of lU composition. We have "thuuaanda upon thousands of certificates of their remarkable cures of the following complaints, but such cores are known in every neighborhood, and we need not publish them. Adapted to all ages and con ditions in all climates : containing neither calo mel or anv deleterious drug, they may be tak~n with safety by anybody. Then sugar coating preserves them ever fresh and makes them pleas ant to take, while being purely vegetable no harm can rise from their use in any quantity. They operate by their powerful influence on the internal viscera to purify the blood and stimu late it into healthy act!on---reinove the obstruc tions of the stomach, bowls, liver, and other or. guns of the body, restoring their irregular action to health, and by correcting, wherever they exiat, such derangements us are the first origin of dis ease. Minute directions are given in the wrapper on the box, for the following complaints, which these PILLS rapidly cure:— For DYSPEPSIA or INDIGESTION, LIST LESSHEBS. LANGUOR and LOSS OF APPE TITE, they should be taken moderately to stim ulate the stomach and restore its healthy tone and aotiot, For LIVER COMPLAINT and its various symptoms, BILIOUS HEADACHE, SICK HEACACHF, JAUNDICE or GREEN SICK NESS, BILIOUS COLIC A BILIOUS FEVERS, they should be judiciously taken for each case, to correct the diseased action or remove the obstruc tions which cause it. For DYSENTERY or DIARRIKEA, but one mild dose is generally required. For RHEUMATI M, GOUT, GRAVEL, PAL PJTATJON OF THE HEART, PAIN IN THE SIDE, BACK and LOINS, they should be con tinuously taken, as required, to change the dis eased action of the system. With such change those complaints disappear. For DROPSY and DROPSICAL SWELLINGS they should be taken in large and frequent doses to produce the effect of a drastic purge. For SUPPRESSION a large dose should be ta ken as it produces the desired effect by sympathy. As a DINNER PILL, lake one or two PILLS to promote digestion and relieve the stomach. An occasional dise stimulates the stomach and bowels into healthy action, restores the appetite, end invigorates the system. Hence it is often advantageous where no serious derangement ex ists. One who feels tolerably well, often finds that a dose of these Pills makes him feel decided ly better, from their cleansing and renovating ef fect on the digestive apparatus. DR. J. C. AYER A CO., Practical Chemist, B. f. HARRY', Agt. Hole Lowell, Mass. pURE COLD WATER. The BeU and Cheapest Pump note in use. 8 . G . MASON'S DOUBLE-ACTING NON-FREEZING CAST-IRON FORCE PUMP. This Tump has been awarded the PIRST PRE MIUM at the New York, Ohio, and Pennsylva nia State Fairs. This Pump never freezes, from the fact that, the moment you stop pumping, the water gradually drops back to a level with the water in the well; consequently you always get PURE COLD WATER. It will force water any distance through pipe, and in case of FIRE, is valuable, as water may be thrown to the distance of from fifty to sixty feot from its mouth, by attaching.! or four feet of small hose. It is DOUBLE ACTING, and can be worked with ease. It is just the thing to wash wagons, buggies, and water gar dens, Ac., and every farmer and mechanic should have one of these pumps. As for Health, this Pump has been pronounced by our leading Phy sicians as being one of the very best pumps now in use. It is generally known that wooden pumps hold the water in the stalk, and of course it bastes more or less of the wood. This Pump leaves all the water drop back just as soon as you stop pumping, to the level of the water in the well. So you get PURE COLD WATER from the bot torn of the well every time you draw a bucket full. There arc about 92 of these pumps now in use in this county, for one and two years, and tbey have ALL given perfect satisfaction. Not one of these Has froien since they have been put . in. For reference 1 can give some of the very best men in our town and county. Call and see this pump work before purchasing any o'her. PRICE LIST. —Three-quarter inch pump, from 7 to 10 feet sls; from 10 to 15 feet $18; from 15 to 20 feet S2O; from 20 to 25 feet $25; from 25 to 30 feet S3O: from 30 to 35 feet $35; from 35 to 40 feet $lO. Inch Pump.—From 7to 10 feets2o; from 10 to 15 feet $23: from 15 to 20 feet S2B: from 20 to 25 feet $33, from 25 to 30 feel S3B; from 30 to 35 feet $43. j The undersigned has also the following coun | ties for sale, viz: Somerset, Fulton, Frankiin, Huntingdon, Blair and Center. Good deeds giv en for fifteen vears. For further information ad- I dres W. W. SHUCK, General Agent, I 3fcb2m Bedford, Bedford co., Pa. yy ALL PAPER. I WALL PAPER. WALL PAPER. WALL PAPER. WALL PAPER. WALL PAPER. Several Hundred Different Figure - . Several Hundred Different Figures. Several Hundred Different Figures. Several Hundred Different Figures. Several Hundred Different Figures. Several Hundred Different Figures. Largest lot ever brought to Bedford county. Largest lot ever brought to Bedford county. Largest lot ever brought to Bedford county. Largest lot ever brought to Bedford county. Largest lot ever brought to Bedford county. Largest lot ever brought to Bedford county, for sale at the . for sale at the for sale at the for sale at the for sale at the for sale at the INQUIRER BOOK STORE. INQUIRER BOOK STORE. INQUIRER BOOK STORE. INQUIRER BOOK STOKE. INQUIRER BOOK STORE. INQUIRER BOOK STORE. CHEAPER THAN EVER SOLD. CHEAPER THAN EVER SOLD. CHEAPER THAN EVER SOLD. CHEAPER THAN EVER SOLD. CHEAPER THAN EVER SOLD. CHEAPER THAN EVER SOLD. A YER'S HAIR VIGOR, FOR THE RENOVATION OF THE HAIR. THE GRE A T DESIDERA TVM OF THE AGE A dressing which is at once agreeable, healthy, and effectual for preserving the hair. Faded or gray hair it toon rettored to itt original color and the glott and frethneet of youth. Thin hair is thickened, falling hair checked, and baldness often, thougb not always, cured by its use. Nothing can restore the hair where the follicles are destroyed, or the glands atrophied and decay ed. But such as remain can be saved tor useful ness by this application. Instead of fouling the hair with a pasty sediment, it will keep it clean and vigorous. Its orcasional use will prevent the hair from turning gray or falling off, and conse quently prevent baldness. Free from those dele terious substances which make tome preparations dangerous and injurious to the hair, the Vigor can only benefit but not harm ib If wanted merely for a HAIR DRESSING, nothing else can be found so desirable. Contain ing neither oil nor dye, it does not soil white cambric, and yet lasts longer on the hair, giving it a rich glossy lustre aod a grateful perfume. Prepared by DR. J. C. AYER A CO., Practical and Analytical Chemitlt, LOWELL, MASS. Price 91.00. 3declv B. F. HARRY', Agent. \\T IRE RAILING, VV WIRRGUARDS. For Store Fronts. Factories, Ac. Heavy Crimped Wire Cloth for Cleaning Ores, Coal. Ac. Heavy Screen Cloths and Coal Screens, Wire Webbing for SLeep and Poultry Y'ards. Paper Makers* Wires, Brass and Iron Wire Cloth Sieves, Painted Screens, Ornamental Wire Work. Every infor mation by addressing the manufacturers, M. WALKER A SONS. 25febly No. 11 North 6th St., Phil'a. J M.REYNOLDS, ATTORNEY AT LAV, BEDFORD, Pa. All business intrusted to him will be attended to with great care. Upon notice will appear for par tite in suits before Justices of the Peace in any part of the county. Office with J. W. Dickerson, Esq , on Juliana St., next door north of Mengel House. lmarly. dfitnU. jgXKCUTOR'B SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE Men. FrUa * Mar *h 25th, 1870. THE MAN Bad ~ acres. 160 acres cleared. 6<!" the preai. and 100 acres bottom and lime stone grater, h in an excellent state of cultivation, having there on erected an excellent DWELLING HOUSE, large fiaoie barn, and other outbuildings. Also! a story and a-half Log Hours with kitchen and stable, in the town of Bridgeport, and a GOOD SAW MILL on Big Will's Crsefc. with tsweur passed watsr power aod in good running order. This tract is situate at the junction of the BED FORD and CONN ELLS VILLE RAILRO ADS. Tterc can be little doubt that a depot will be erec ted upon or immediately adjoining it, thus ren dering a considerable part valuable for BUILD ING LOTS. The above farm will be offered in parcels as follows: N, 1. About 76 acres adjoining where the pro poswd depot is to be erected, about 56 acres clear, ed and twenty acres timber, including Mansion House and Barn. No. 2. Containing about 85 acres; about fid acres cleared and twenty-five timber, including llouse and Lot in Bridgeport, Saw Mill and water power. No. 3. Containing abut 109 acres: about 69 acres cleared and forty acres timber. Draft shown on day of sale. N. B. Widow's dower to remain in the proper ty until her death. Sale to commence at 1 o'clock P. M. o! said day, when further terms will be made knowa HENRY MILLER Executor 4mar of tho last Will of John Miller, dee'd. yALUABLE FARM FOR S4LE. The subscriber offers at private sale. a good improved tarrn situated in Snake Spring Twp., Bedford Co.. Pa., two miles from Mount Dalits station, on the Huntingdon and Broadt -p rail road, containing 230 ACRES of good limettune land, about 180 acres cleared and under good fence, over 800 panels of which are post fence, the balance of the land is well timbered. The improvements are A GOOD LARGE FARM HOUSE and Large Bank Barn and till access art out buildings. 3 Never Failing Springs, 3 Orch ards, 2 TENANT HOUSES and a good Sawmill. The above Mansion Farm is in a good stve of cultivation and is well calculated to make TWO FARMS. For further particulars address, HENRY HERSII MERGER, 7jan Bloody Run, Bedford Co., Pa. pRIVATE SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE. The following lot of ground, situate in the town of Duoc&n&vilie, Blair co., Pa., fronting on Main street (or Turnpike) 75 feet and extending back 180 leet, mom or leas, an-i having tbereon erected a large two story BRICK HOUSE, with bwc ment and kitchen, and good cellar, frame Bl.v ' smith and Wagon-Makei's Shop, frame >'tah!u and other out-building.*, with fruit of different varieties on the Int. This w.uld be a good stand for a Tavern or Boarding llouse. being conve enl to the Rolling Mill and Nail Factory, and the Railroad. The llouse is in good repair and very pleasantly situated, with water at the door. Also, A lot of .SIX ACRES, near the Chalybeate Spring, one mile from the towu of Bedford, with a Lg House thereon erected. Adjoining lands of Chenowith, Amos, Shannon and others. Also, 14 acres of Timber Land, adjoining tho Colfelt farm, and convenient to good toads. For further particulars applv 'o JOHN LUTZ, INQUIRER OFFICE, or J. G. BRIuAHAM, 18dectf Bedford. Pa. TRACTS OF LAND FOR SALE. The subscribers offer at private sale the follow ing valuable tracts of land, viz: No. 1. Tbe undivided half of a tract of land, t containing 227 acres, situate on the south-east side of the Broad Top Mountain, lying partly in Bedford and partly in Fulton county, and ad oining lands jo Samuel Dinner, James Brut hurst and Wishart's heirs. TWO VEINS OF COAL, one 5J feet, the other 6} fee', in depth have been discovered on this react. No. 2. A tract 0f230 acres near the abo ad joining the same lands, and supposed -o cot tain the same veins of coal. No. 3. A tract of 400 acres, within two sutd a half miles of the above tracts, lying on the North side of the Harbor across the mountain, well tim bered with oak and pine. May 5,-tf. JOHN LUTZ. AT PRIVATE SALE. A RARE OPPORTUSITY TO BUY A ROUE. The subscribers will sell a number of lots ad joining the CHALYBEATE SPRING PROP ERTY' in Bedford township, AT VERY LOW PRICES. On two of them dwelling houses have already been erected. This is a splendid opportunity to buy a cheap and most desirable home, as tbe lots lie immediately opposite the Chalybeate Spring Park, on the road, and not more thau-120 yari from tbe Spring, at the following low prices: 1. One-half acre lot with dwelling house and other out-buildings, garden and fruit trees, an the best of water convenient, at S7OO, cash. 2. Half-acre lot $1 SO, cash. 3. Half acre lot SIBO, cash. 4. Half acre lot SIBO, cash. i and 6. Half acre lots with dwelling house, brick yard, garden and fruit trees thereon lor SSSO, cash. 7. Contains three acres eovered with fruit trees, and .n a good state of cultivation, adjoin ing the above lots, for S6OO, cash. Any person desiring to buy a home, a few yards out of Bedford, will find this offer worth serious consideration. JOHN LPTZ, mayS.tf Real Estate Agent, Bedford, Pa. Jjl OR SALE OR TRADE. FIVE lots of ground in Bedford, 60 by 240, formerly part of the Lyons' estate, Two tracts of 160 acres each within three miles of a depot on the Pacific Rail Road back of Oma ha. A tract of bottom land timbered and prar'.e two miles from Omaha City. One third of 7,000 acres in Fulton Ctunty Pa., including valuable Ore, mineral and timber lands near Fort Littleton. Over 4,000 acres of valuable ore, coal and tim ber lands in West Virginia. ALSO, Twenty-five one acre lots, adjoining the Borongb of Bedford, with lime stone rock for kiln or quarry on the upper end of each. Also, 320 acres of land in Woodbury eo., lowa. SO " " Franklin •' lowa. 108 acres adjoining Bedford, with house, baru, <tc., known as the "Amos farm." Also, a farm of 107 acres in Harrison twp. Also, Six acres near Bedford, with 2 houses, stable and brick yard thereon. 0. E. SHANNON, June 21,-tf Bedford. Penn'a. A FINK FARM FOR SALE IN DITCH CORNER! NOW IS THE TIME TO ELY CHEAP: The subscribers will sell all that fine farm in Bedford township, containing 180 acres, 95 of which are cleared and under excellent fence, and the balance, 95 acres, well timbered, adjoining lands of Charles Helsel. John SobDebly, and oth ers. The buildings area two and a half story LOG HOUSE and BANK BARN, with other out-buildings thereon erected. Water it every field, with an excellent Saw Mill seat. A splen did apple erchard also thereon. Price $ 1000. TERMS: One third in band and the balance in three annual payments with interest. JOHN LCT2, June 21. 1867:tf Real Estate Agent. "VT OTICE.—AII persons having unsettled ae 1> counts with Dr. WM. U. WATSON, dee d, j are hereby notified to call upon the undersigned i Executor and settle tbe same without delay. Sseptf. WM. WATSON, Executor. SCHOOL BLANKS.—Articles of Agreement between Directors and Teachers, Cheek? Bonds of Collectors, Warrant* f Collectors. j_ oD " of Treasurer*. Ac., for sale at the inquirer oIRC* Marriage certificates.—on hand and for sale at tbe Inquirer office, a fine assort | mentof Marriage Certificates. Clergymen n | Justices should have them.