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STROUDSBURG, MONROE COUNTY, PA APRIL 1 1866.
Published by Theodore Schoch.
TERMS-Two dollarsa your in advancc-and if no
K.'aa'ssir' rrr0 i
v , r.Mrwr rfisoiilinuc(l until all arrearages arc paid,
cxre'U at the option of the Editor. ,
ijjv i.Trttsemen:sofonc square of (eight lines) or i
r; one or three insertions 1 50. Each additional'
r.crtin. 50 cents. Longer ones in propottion.
OF AIIi KINDS,
Executed in the highest style of the Ari,and onthe
most reasonible terms. ,
COXSTITITION WATER. Cloths, Cassimeres and Veslings,
The astonishing success which has alien-' CallCOCS, IMahiS aild MllSlinSj
ded this invaluable medicine proves it to be, TrimiMRSS Ulld NotlOllSi
the most perfect remedy ever discovered. ' , ..
No language can convev an adequate idea ""'"SSm1? i ppovt
cf the immediate and almost miraculous SIX?shave GR0CERIES and ROVIS-
!nngc which it occasions to the debilitated aiUi&
r.rJ shattered sjslcm. In fact, it stands un-' SLGARS, COFFEES, TEAS,
v, vailed as a remedy for the permanent cure . SPICES, FISH, PORK,
r- THkV&YEs, ! MroTKXCY, loss of MUSCULAR and a full assortment in that line.
rvr.RGY, rnvsicM. trostration, indices-, We have Crockery Ware, Wooden Ware,
tio.v, :;ox retention, or incontinence of Willow Ware, Hardtcare, a general assort-
fRINK, IRRITATION, INFEAMATION or ULCER- ment.
rio.v or the bladder and kidneys, i:s- TOBACCO of all kinds,
rvsEsoniiE i'uostrate gland, stone in BOOTS AND SHOES, and in fact al
ine bladder, calculus, gravel, or crick- most everything that can be called for in a
risT deposit, and all Diseases or Affections completely stocked Store,
c f the Bladder and Kidneys, and Dropsical Call and see for yourselves. "We take
dwellings existing in Men, Women, or Chil-'pleasure in showing goods without price,
t.rcn. ' and can sell you calicoes from 12-i cents to
For rkostt 5) iscjitc.- Pet uSxv
Fe&KHces Omsitutit:s Wit
ter is Sovereign S2rii:-
These Irregularities are the Cause of frc
' ypn'.ly recurring difccasc at
vis of more crave Qd danger-
B.te tlterk; and as month !
. it ct U?e ceo
sillc-r inoaUt pasws wilhot an effort being!
na jc iiu Uuture, the difficulty beeowes j
U!;.c, the patient rrdiiJy lose? her ap-,
petite. Uic bowtrl sre constipated, night
v -iU peaie en. and consumption finally
c;-'i her career. . C1
l or sale cv ati xiugijifcia. x jjc-,
ti rzvnn & r.n nrAnritors.
MORGAN & ALLEN,
n.ra1 -Wnts.Xo. 4G Clifi street. N. Y.
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Win. HoUiushead, Agent, Stroudsburg, Pa. ;
FL-bruary 3, lS66.-Gm.
inpertaiif to Evcnbody.
The subscribers would inform the public
oiy res,iectfu.ly, that they are carrying on
tr&- J3oxi & Shoe Buslsscss
? X&L t tliRir old stanu. one uoor above the
x;.rts Office, on Elizabeth bL, btrouds
;rT, Pa., where they will be happy to
. t on their old customers, and as many
. o ies as cn make it convenient to call.
They have on hand a good arrortment of
BOOTS & SHOES,
LTiii misses. A
nnrtmnnt nf Lasts
md Boot-Trees, shoe Thread, Wax, Ileel
.Nails, Pincers, Punches, Eyelettsand Eyc-:-tt
Sett?, Pegs and Peg-Cutters, Shoe llam
..i.k P.rimninnr Ronrds and Screws, also, li-
nn t nl iiindin? skir . a L'ood articie of
Taiuptco Boot Morocco, French Morocco and i
French Calfskins, Lasting and all kinds of
Shoemaker tools, Ink Powder, and fcnee
Blacking, and Frank Miller's water-proof
o:l Hacking. All of which they offer for
tale at anal! advance upon cost. Give us a
call, no charges for showing soods.
p. S. Boots and Shoes made to orucr anu
CHARLES WATERS & SOI?.
S'roudsburg, Jan. IS, lSGfi.
Save Your Money
Bv buvino- of CHARLES B. KELLER,
r npn women, nnsses anu ciiiiuruiit wia;,' . , , -i
.uen, wouu.ii. ...,, trrfere with a three year old black horse,
:m over bhoesand Sandal.s for men, ouUi J rruni muiPu t
uv ouywg u ; 'Ineirotiatinir or purchasing a certain promis-
i iie following named su penor aruc heap, n P Qr thrcabouls, maPde by
fur Cash. 1 have the miesi aMrunent ( Jeomc s. Wilhams and Melchoir Bossard,
I2tS :ild SLaOC535 (dated in January 1SGG, or in December I860,
far Miw, Women and Children's wear that! payable at one day to Catharine Jane Metz-h-.s
ever becu offered in town, consisting ot gar, or bearer, and by her transferred to the
.Yem'Sj Bogs, and Children Boots,
Women's Glove Kid Polish Boots.
7 - j
Children's do do- do
Women $ Moroco Polish
Mistcs' do do do
Children's do do do
Theee are a new and beautiful style of
Ladies Boots of the finest quality, and just
suited for cold weather. Also, a fine assort
ment of Common Shoes, for Women, Misses
ai- .,cuy,rim,.ntnf (tkmk and I
Sandal for Men, Women and children. hands 01 liobert W. Swink, Executor of
I have also a fine assortment of the last will and testament of Mary Fred-
Lfaien and Woolen Shirts, crick, late of Stroud township, in said
of a superior quality, together with Stock- County, deceased, will attend to the du
. 1 WJ'ik Collars, &c. I Ues of his appointment on Saturday April
m a quantity of the best quality of 14th, next, at 2 o'clock, p. iu., at the 1 ro
ileavy'aud Light SOLE-LEATHER ; to-! thonotary's OlHce, in Stroudsburg, at
gether with a lot of the best Men's and which time and place all persons having
FitEjicii Morocco Also, Lining, Bindings,' anv clainiS or demands against said fund
LasU, Boot-Trees of all sizes, I bread, Wax, I
Nails, Pincers, Punches, .Eyelet-set, anu ,yc-.
letts. Per Cutters and Shoemakers Ink, &c.,l
&,c. Store opposite MarsU'e liotei.
CHARLES B. KELLER.
Stroudsburg, Nov. 30, 16G5.
' O . T T . 1
Saddle and Harness
The undersigned respectfully informs
the citizens of Stroudsburg, and surroun
ding country, that he has commenced the
above business in Fowler's building, on , por tjte cure of Coughs, Colds, Whooping
Elizabeth street, and is fully prepared to j Cough, Croup, Sore Throat, Horse
furnish anv article in his line of business, ness, Asthma, Injlamation of the
at short notice. On hand at all times7al
large stock of
Harness, Whips, -TrunJcs, Valices, Car
pet Bags, Ilorse-Blankets, Bells,
Skates, Oil Cloths, &c.
Carriage Trimming promptly attended
to. JOHN 0. SAYLOIl.
ftroudsburg, Dec. 14, 1S6-3.
TREMENDOUS EXCITEMENT !
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DeatJi to Miff li 1 rices'
XJ WLliUUL IV &. G-U- fl X1VVIJ.
Tip Town in a Blaze !
METZGAR & STORM, respectfully in
form the public that the days of imposition
prices have gone by in Stroudsburg, for the
proof of which they invite their friends, from
. . . n i.:
, uum luivn uiiu v-uuuiy, iJ ii at iiiuir new
'Store, on Elizabeth Street, in Stroudsburg,
one door below the Indian Queen Hotel, ex
amine their goods and learn how low they
We have DRY GOODS in almost endless
"Jo cents per yard, and everything else pro-
I porticnatcly low. !
I We feel duly thankful for the many evi- J
; dences oi already received appreciation ofi
.our efforts to knock down war prices, and
...i ,i. !. Jcan assure the public that there ia still room
5r a. fc' morc evidences ot the same sort.
Do 1 for PSaco, ffSg111-
J. P. METZGAR,
arcU J 1"L
'Estate of John Woolbert, Sen
The undersigned Auditor appointed by
;the urpnau s -vourtor xuonroe county,!
to make distribution of the funds in the '
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hands of John Wilson, Administrator of.
the Estate of John Woolbert, Sen., late
of J-ucksou township, deceased will attend j
to the duties of his appointment, on ,
Friday, the 27th day of April next, at 10
o'clock A. 31., at the Prothonotary's of- j
fice in Stroudsburg, when and where all
persons having any claims or uemanus
against the samo will present them, or be
forever debarred from coming iu for any
share of the same.
TI10S. M. McILHANEY,
March 29, 1SGG. Auditor.
TM.- II' 1 L.. . :C,J f 4 Jn
i iif? iuiniic: urn. iiKreuv iiumiuu tiut iu in-
nave loanea lOJosepn i'. xeuenser, oi oiruuu
tsp. during my pleasure. Any one interfering
i , t ir-nti -C c . i
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with said property will be prosecuted.
horse was loaned to Mr. Fellencer on
I5th of January, 1863.
JOHN II. MILLER.
Stroud tsp.. March 1, 1SG6.
LOST OSB DOLLAR REWARD.
Lost or mislaid a Certificate of Surplus
Stack in the Pcnn 3Iutual Life Insurance
Company, Philadelphia, Pa., No. 991.
The finder will receive the above reward
by returning the above Certificate to
JACOB L. WYCKOFF.
Stroudsburg, Pa., March 22, 1S66.
Notice. Note Stolen.
All persons are hereby cautioned against
subscriber. Said note was stolen lrom my
j residence in Sterling "township, Wayne
' County, Pa., on or about the 9th instant, and
' . I " I f 1. . . .r m l.n,ri still,. r t I
Hie muJiurs 01 iiiu nun; uavi; uui;i uuijr Mini
fied, and payment of the money stopped.
JOHN B. I1UFFORD.
March 15, 18GG.-
Estate of MAR YFR EDERICK, dee'd.
The undersigned appointed by the Or
phans' Court of Monroe County Auditor
to make distribution ot the Daiancc m
m present their claims or be forever de-
Da,.rG j f,
from coming in for any part of the
T. M. McILHANEY, Auditor.
March 15, 1866.
Greatest Cough iWedicinc
IN THE WORLD,
COMPOUND SYRUP OF
Tar, Wild Cherry and Hoarhound
Lungs, &c, uc.
Pain in the Side and Breast, iironcnitis,
Shortness of Breath, and all diseases tend
ing to Pulmonary Consumption.
Prepared and sold by
W. HOLLINSHEAD, Druggist,
PRICE 35 cts per Bottle.
March 22, 1666. 3m.
ARE NOW OFFERED BY A
SMILEY & WALTON,
(SUCCESSORS TO It. S. STAILES.)
The subscribers would hereby inform
their friends and the public generally,
tuat they have recently purchased the
entire stock of 11. S. Staples, and asso
ciated, themselves together as co-partners
under the name of
SMILEY & WALTON,
for the purpose of carrying on the Mer
cantile trade in all its brances, at the well
known stand lately occupied by 11. S.
Staplfs. We have already added to our
former stock a fresh supply of
FANCY DRESS G 0 0DS, SPRING
Our goods were bought low, since the
late decline in prices, and our customers
shall have the benefit of it.
We also keep a full assortment of choice
SSoo&s and Shoes
Woodcu Ware, &c.
In short, we mean to keep every thing
that constitute a first clsss country store.
Our purpose shall be to endeavor to give
perfect satisfaction to all who favor us
with their patronage. Come and see us.
JOS. T. WALTON.
Stroudsburg, Pa.. March 22, 18GG.
Vegetable Condition Po.vderSi
Prepared from YouatC s originalrccipc,by
WM. HOLLINSHEAD, DRUGGIST.
The manufacturer of the above Pow
der, takes pleasure in recommending it to
the owners of Horses, Cattle, Hogs and
Sheep, as being the best thing of the
kind ever offered to the public. Iu the
spring of the 'ear when a horse is about
shedding his coat, nothing will do him
better service than a tcaspoonful of the
Powder every morning, well mixed with
his feed. This Powder is a preventive of
disease as iccll as a cure.
Distemper. It has cured hundreds
of horses of this troublesome disease.
This Powder given in the same man
ner, for the same disease, will procure
safe and speedy cures.
Ilogs and young Pigs during the sum
mer, after overheating themselves, get
swelled necks, coughs, ulcers in the lungs
aud liver, which causes them to die sud
denly. These affections may be entirely
prevented by putting a pound of " You
att's Powder" into a barrel of swill. It
will hasten the fatening process.
PiticE 30 cts. 4 Packages SI.
Try it and be convinced.
Sold by S. Gr. Peters, Bushkill,
"W. N. Peters, Marshall's C'k.
A. Frease, Shawnee.
March 22, 1SG6. 3m.
the Fruit and Tincture of ilic
WM. HOLLINSHEAD, DfcUCGIST
This delicious Wine possesses all ihe val
uable properties of the Wild Cherry, and is
recommended as the most agreeable Tonic
and Stimulant, especially adapted to Dys
peptics and those predisposed to Pulmonary
Complaints, Consumption, &c.
March 22, I860. 3m.
Estate of MORRIS EVANS, late of
Stroud township, deceased.
Notice is hereby given that letters of
administration upon the above named Es
tate have been granted to the undersign
ed by the llegister of Monroe County, in
due form of law ; therefore, all persons
indebted to said Estate are requested to
make immediate payment, and those hav
ing any just claims are also 'requested to
present them legally authenticated for
SOPHIA EVANS, Adm'x.
WM. K. SNYDEli, Adm'or.
March 22, 18GG. Ot
Cabinet Maker, Undcrtak-
Is Prepared with a Large Stock of
riO MEET ALL demands upon him, or
X will mannfacture to order anytnmg in
his line, in the latest styles to suit tne taste
All work made of the best material and
lie is also prepared, with material and
fixtures, to attend to the business of
in a manner that cannot fail to prove satis
factory to all who favor him with patron-
Shop and Ware-Room on the corner of
Sarah and Simpson Sts., -April
5, 1866. STROUDSBURG, PA.
iiig, jgv &e
THE CIVIL RIGHTS BILL.
following is the
bill as it passed
both Houses. The
was 33 to 15 : iu th
vote iu the Senate
TT 1 OO l A 1 .
Be it enacted, &c., That
born in the United States,
and not sub-
j ject to any foreign power, excluding In
dians not taxed, are hereby declared to
be citizens of the United States, and such '
citizens of every race and color, without(
regard to any previous condition of slave-!
, . . . '
rv or involuntary service, except as a
punishment for crime whereof the party
shall have been duly convicted, shall have
the same right in every State and Terri
tory to make and enfore contracts, to
sue, to be sued, be parties and give evi
dence, to inherit, purchase, lease, sell,
hold and convey real aud personal prop-1 fenses created by this act as they are
erty ; and to full aud equal benefit of all authorized by law to exercise with regard
laws and proceedings for the security of: to other offenses against the laws ot the
person and property as is enjoyed by (United States. That it shall be the duty
white citizens ; aud shall be subject to 'of the Marshals and Deputy-Marshals to
like punishment, pains, aud penalties. I obey and execute all warrants and pro
and to none other, any law, statute, or- cepts issued under the provisions of the
dinance, regulation, or custom to the act, when to them directed, and should
Sec. 2. And that any person who, un
der color of any law, statute, ordinance,
regulation, or custom, shall subject, or
cause to be subjected, any inhabitant of
any State or Territory to the deprivation
of any right secured or protected by this
tio.I. nr to nunishineut. nains. and nenal-
; r - jt . 1
sous, shall be deemed guilty or a misde-
meanor, and on conviction shall be pun-
imprisonment not exceeding one year, or j
tlio rrmrt. I
both, in the discretion of the court
Sec. 3. That the District Courts of the
United States, within their respective j
Districts, shall have, exclusively of the
Courts of the several States, cognizance
of all crimes and offences committed
against the provisions of this act, and,
also, concurrently with the Circuit Courts
nf tL TTn.hd S.;.ps: of all causes, civil I
of the United States : of all causes, civil
and criminal, affecting persons who are
denied, or cannot enforce in the Courts of
judicial tribunal of the State or locality
where they mtiy be, any of the rights se
cured to them by the first section of this
act; and if any suit or prosecution, civil
or criminal, has been or shall be com
menced in any State Court against any
such person, for any cause whatever,
civil or military, or any other person, any
arrest or imprisonment, trespasses or
wrong done or committed by virtue or
under color of authority derived from this
act, or the" act establishing a Bureau for
the relief of Freedmen or Refugees, and
all acts amendatory thereof, or for refus
ing to do any act upon the ground that it
would be inconsistent with this act, such
defendant shall have the right to remove
such case or trial to the proper District
or Circuit Court in the manner prescribed
by the act relating to Habeas Corpus, and
regulating judicial proceedings in certain
cases, "approved March 3, 1868, and all
acts amendatory thereto. The jurisdiction
in civil and criminal matters hereby
conferred on the District and Circuit
Courts of the United States, shall be ex
ercised and enforced in comformity with
the laws of the United States, so far as
such laws are suitable to carry the same
into effect; but in all cases where such
laws arc not adapted to the object, or are
deficient in the provisions necessary to
furnish suitable remedies and punish of
fenses against the law, the common law,
as modified and changed by the Consti
tution and statutes of the State wherein
the Court having jurisdiction of the cause,
civil or criminal, is held, so far as the
same is of consistant with the Constitu
tion and the laws of the United States,
shall be extended and govern said Courts
in the trial and disposition of such cause ;
and, if not a criminal nature, in the in
fliction of punishment on the party found
Sec. 4. That the District-Attorneys,
Marshals and the Deputy-Marshals of the
United States, the Commissioners ap
proved by- the Circuit and Territorial
Courts of the United States, with power
of arresting, imprisoning or bailing offen
ders against the laws of the United States,
Hie officers and agents of the Erecdmen's
Dureau, and every other officer who may
be especially empowered by the Presi
dent of the United States, shall be and
they arc hereby-specially authorized aud
rumiired at the exneuse of the United
ties on account of such persons having at .anu tne Deuer to cnauie uic uummi
auy time beeu held in a condition of slav- sioners to execute their duties faithfully
evy or involuntary servitude, except for. and efScinently, in conformity with the
the punishment of crime whereof the par- j Constitution of the United States and
ty shall have been duly convicted, or by the requirements of this act, they are
reason ot his color or race, than is pre-, hereby authorized and empowered with
scribed for the punishment of white per-; in their couuties respectively, to appoint
States, to institute proceedings against j Commissioner as aforesaid, with such oth
all and every person who shall violate the! or fees as may be deemed reasonable by
provisions of this net, aud cause him or j such Commissioner for such other addi
them to be arrested and imprisioned, or tional services as may be necessarily per
bailed, as the case may be, for trial be-i formed by him or them such as attcud
fore such of the United States or Terri-!ing at the examination, keeping the pris
torial Courts as by this act has cognizaucc oner in custody, and providing with food
oft. hp. nfmnfifi : and with a view to a lord-
' jUg reasonable protection
jn tilcir constitutional
before the law, without
race, or color, or previous
1UVU JL J U4 J.Vrf
slavery, or involuntary servitude, ex
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cept as a punishment lor crime, wuereor by tne ouicers or muouuri uiuuauv;u
the party shall have been duly convicted, within the proper district or county near
and the prompt discharge of the duties of as practicable, and paid out of the Trcas
this act, it shall be the duty of the Cir- ury of the United States, on tho ccrtifi
nnih Courts of tho United States, aud the cate of the dTstrict withiu which tho er
Superior Courts oi the Territories of the
United States, from time to time, to in-
fii-ease the number of Commissioners, so
as to afford a sneedv aud convenient
for the arrest aud examination of
peraons charged with a violation of this
Sec. 5. That said Commissioners shall
have concurrent jurisdiction with the
Judges of the Circuit and District Courts
of the United States, and the Judges of
the Superior Courts of the Territories,
severally and collectively, in term time
and vacation, upon satisfactory proof bc-
ing made, to issue warrants ana precepts
for arresting and bringing before them
all offenders against the provisions of
this act, and, on examination, to discharge,
,i r - t.:i :i. i r l
""""" uu, ui uuuumi muu iui mm,
as the facts may warrant
Sec. G. And such Commissioners are
hereby authorized and required to exer
cise and discharge all the powers and du-
ties conferred on them by this act, and "
the same duties with regard to the of-
any Marshal or Deputy-Marshal refuse
to receive such warrant or other process
when tendered, or to use all proper means
diligently to execute the same, he shall
on conviction thereof, be fined in the
sum of one thousand dollars, to the use
of the person upon whom the accused is
alleged to have committed the offense :
, , 11 .1 n
in writing, under their hands, any one or
morc suitable persons from time to time
to execute all such warrants and other
process as may be issued by them in the
lawful performance of their respective
duties, and the
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1 c to.s
call to their aid the bystanders 0 : posse
comitate of the proper county, or such
Portion of t he land or naval forces of the
Dllca cJ.or 01 mimui Ti, .
necessary to the performance of the duty
with which they are charged, and to in
sure a faithful observance of the clause
of the Constitution which prohibits Sla
very in conformity with the provisions
of this act; and said warrants shall run
and be executed by said officers any where
in the State or Territory within which
they are issued.
Sec. 7. That any person who shall
knowingly and wrongfully obstruct, hin
der or prevent any officer or other per
son charged with the execution of any
warrant or process issued uudcr the pro
visions of this act, or any person or per
sons lawfully assisting him or them from
arresting any person for whose apprehen
sion such warrant or process may have
beeu issued, or shall rescue or attempt
to rescue such porson from the custody
of the officer, or persons, or those law
fully assisting as aforesaid when so arres
ted, pursuant to the authority herein giv
en and declared, or shall aid, abet, or as
sist any peason so arrested as aforesaid,
directly or indirectly, to escape from the
custody of the officer or other persous le
gally authorized as aforesaid, or shall har
bor or conceal any person for whom a
warrant or process shall have been issued
as aforesaid, so as to prevent his discovery
and arrest after notice or knowledge of
the fact that a warrant has been issued
for the apprehension of such person shall,
for either of said offences, be subject
to a fine not exceeding 61,000 and im
prisoment not exceeding six months, by
indictment before the District Court of
the United States for the district in which
said offense may have been committed, or
before the proper court of criminal juris
diction, if commitcd within any one of
the organized Territories of the United
Sec. S. That the District-Attorneys,
the Marshals, their Deputies and the
Clerks of the said.District and Territorial
Courts, shall be paid for their services
the like fees as may be allowed to them
for similar services in other cases, and in
all cases where the proceedings arc beforo
a Commissioner he shall be entitled to a
fee of 10 is full for his services in each
case, inclusive of all services incindout to
such arrest and examination. The per
son or persons authorized to execute the
process to be issued by such Commis
sioners for the arrest of offenders against
the provisions of this act, shall be enti
tled to a fee of S5 fur each person he or
thev mav arrest and take ueioieany sucn
ami' lodgings uunnjc ins ucieuuou
until the final determination of such Com-
missioiier, and in general for performing
such other duties as may be reqmed in
the nrmnisna. such ices to be made up in
, 1 ' 1
- ! conformity with the fees usually charged
fi .1 ir n .1. C T.. s-.?
rest is made, aud to be recoverable from
the defendant as part of the judgment in
in caso of conviction.
Sec. 9. That wheqever tho
of United States shall have reason tobe-
lieve that offenses have or likely to bo
committed against the provisions of this
act within any judicial district, it shall bo
lawful for him, in his discretion, to direct
the Judge, Marshal, and District-Attor-ncry
of such district to attend at such
place within the district, and for such
time as he may designate, for the pur
pose of the more speedy arrest and trial
of persons charged with a violation of this
act ; and it shall be the duty of eyery
judge or other officer, when any such req
uisition shall be received by him, to attend
at the place and for the time therein deff'
Sec. 10. That it shall be lawful for the
President of the United States, or such
persons as he may empower for that pur
pose, to employ such part of the land or na
val forces of the United States, or of the
militia, as shall be necessary to prevent
the violation and enforce the due execu
tion of this act.
Sec. 11. That upon all questions of
law, arising in any cause under the pro
visions of this act, a final appeal may be
taken to the Supreme Court of the Uni
A disastrous tornado passed over a por
tion of Montgomery County, Ind., on"
Tuesday night of last week. The wife
of Mr. Henry A. Poster, who resides
near Parkersburg, two of his children
(the third sleeping,) and Miss James,
daughter of Matthew James, visiting at
Mr. Poster's, were instantly killed. The
residence of William Myers, one mile west
of Ladoga, was unroofed, his barn badly
injured, and about 160 acres of fine tim
ber totally destroyed. The brick house
of Yrilliam Frame, north of Ladoga, was
badly injured, and his barn totally destroy
ed. His loss is reported at some 84,000.
M. 13. Anderson also sustained considera
ble loss iu the way of timber and outbuild
ings. Further east the dwelling of Mr.
Zach Paflley was destroyed.
" The GalianTsixty-Ifintli."
Two gallant sons of Erin, being just
discharged from the service, were rejoic
ing over the eveut, with a t: wee taste of
the cratur," when one, who felt all the
glory of his own noble race, suddenly
raised his glass above, and said, " Arrah,
Mike, here's to the gallant ould Sixty
Ninth the last in the field and the first
to leave !"
"Tut, tut, man," said Mike, "ye don't
"Don't mane it,' is it ? Then what do
I mauc ?"
"You mane," said Mike, and he rais
ed his glass high, and looked lovingly at
it "Here's to the gallant ould Sixty
Ninth, equal to none 1" and so they drank.
Near Cambridge, Mass., a company of
gypsies has located one hundred in num
ber. They obtain their livelihood chief
ly by trafficking in horses, although some
of the women arc said to gather consider
able money from the credulous by telling,
fortunes. The band is governed by a
queen. She is married and has one child,
and lives in great luxury compared with
the style of her subordinates. Since
thier sojourn in Cambridge they have had
a beautiful chariot built for her accom
modation. The interior is provided with
a bed upon which the queen can recline
while traveling through the country ; and
there are also apartments provilcd for her
husband and child.
A prominent lawyer of Adrian, Michi
gan, received, on Tuesday last, a letter
reading as follows :
" Mr. : Dear Sir I made a con
tract with Mr. to sell him a piece of
land, but he now writes to me that ho
will not take it. I desire you to say to
him the first opportunity, that I consid
er him a d d scoundrel. I inclose 1,
which will pay you for your trouble.
" How dreadful that cigar smells I" ex
claimed Cushing to a companion ; "why,
it's an awful smelling thing !" " Oh? no ;
it's not the cigar that smells," was the re
ply. " What is it, then V inquired Cush
ing. "Why it's your nose that smells,
of course ; that's what uoses are made
Why may a foolish fellow reckon on
tho sympathy of a hatter? Because a
hatter has always felt for a fellow in want
of a head-piece.
A llichmoud paper records the des
perate threat of a man there who declared
that ho would have money if he had
to work for it.
At an auction sale at a convent in Paris,
eight hundred pounds ot huir shorn from the
heads of young girls who have taken the
veil since 1810, brought G000.
The snow in the garrison ai Fort Ridgclcy,
Minn., waBj at due time during the winter,
thirty feet deep, nndthc thermometer thirty
five degrees below zero.
The Elmira Gazette says over ono
thousand persons in that city have made
a profession of religiou during the late re
vival. "Good blood will show itself," as tho
old lady said when she was struck with
tho redness of her nose.
A man astonished a saloon keeper in
Bridgeport, CtM by eating 1G5 oysters ut
"What workman ncvei turns to th'e.left?