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Eastok, Ph. Aprfl 80. The Hon. A. H. Boeder, Oo0. f Kansas, arrived tier today from tho West, nd met a Terr enthusiastic reception from hl friendi and nelgbl org. He reached Fbil Hp9bnrg at noon, and waa there mot and es cortod to the Conrt bouse square, in Easton, by a large concoorie of citizen of all parties, accompanied by the Easton Band. On ro ving at the Court llonse, Governor Recder was welcomed by the citisens with weeny cheers, and a formal welcome then extended to him, in an elotmont and improve speech, bytheillon. J. M. Porter, who comp"c,n; td Got. Boeder on the manly and courageons, ai well as able manner, in which he had 1 dis charged the duties of his difficult and respon sible office. He went into a hasty r the growth and progress of the slave qnestion, attributing fts dangerous and threat lining character at the present time to the fanatical abolitionista of the North, but ad mitting also that slavery men had In their turn become as fanatical and wrong a a tne abolit ionists themeel vps. He went through the old routine of Rpology for the South, say ing that they had slavery entailed oponthem, and asserting in full the broadest pro slavery claims, declares that Gov. Rceder has done bis dntv ablv, and would and should be sns taincd.'both'by Pennsylvania and the country at large. , Gov. Boeder, In reply) expressed in a feel ing manner and eloquent terms the grateful impression made upon him by the warm and enthusiastic reception given to him by so largo an assembly of his follow citizens. Ho referred to the reports of fraud and outrage, upon the part of the slavery men, in the Kansas election, and emphatically confirmed the very worst statement of them which had preceded his arrival, lie said bis opiuions on the subject of popular sovereignty had undergone no change, but that the conduct of the people of the border counties of the North Missouri had astounded and amazed bim, by sheir reckless disregard of all laws, compacts, and constitutions; that the terri tory of Kansas, in her late, election, had been invaded by a regnlar organized army, armed to the teeth, who took possession of,the bal lot boxes and made a legislature to suit the purposes of the pro-Blavery party. Kansas was subdued, subjugated and con quered by armed men from Missouri, but her citizens were resolved nevor to give up the fight for their freedom, and the independence of their soil from foreign control of interfer ence. The State of Missouri would be called upon to disavow all sympathy with these border ruffians. If she refused, the South would be called npon to discountenance her, If the South refuse, the solemn duty would devolve upon the North to take up the mat' tcr, so that the rights of her sons who had set tied in Kansas, on tne lailh or solemn com pacts, shall be vindicated and sustained. He declared that the accounts of the fierce out rages and wild violences perpetrated at the election, published in the northern papers, were in no wise exaggerated. He concluded by saving that Kansas was now a conquered country conquered by force of arms but that her citizens were resolved never to yield their rights, and relied npon the North to aid them, by demonstrations of public sentiment, and all other legal means, till they shall be tuny and triumphantly vindicated. During his speech, Gov. Keeder was fre quently and enthusiastically cheered by the large audience present. TUE KANSAS REVOLUTION. The following is the proclamation of which we uave bad mention by te'.egraph : The Peoule'i Proclam.uwn. The citizens of Kansas Territory, after a more than rea sonable period of probation, have been em phatically convinced that the present Gov ernor of Kansas Territory, A. H. Boeder, 11 positively unlit lor, and incompetent to, toe duties 01 tms nigh and responsible posi tion. This assertion is demonstrated to universal satisfaction in a want of acquain tance with and interest in the people, an ig norance of their character aud general neces sities, and other important points 01 view, as shown in every official step which he has taken from the time that he commenced act ing in the capacity of Governor of this Terri tory. 1 nese inconveniences, arising in the appointment of an Eastern man, necessarily ignorant 01 our western country and all its characteristics, whose competency would have consisted in tne possession of the very qualities, tne absence or winch, 111 the gu bernatorial composition of Mr. Boeder, es tablishes his incompetency to the duties of the office which he now bolus. The citizens of Kansas Territory regard the appointment 01 any man as Governor or people, without relereneo to the choice of those who are of necessity to become subject to ins administration, as an exercise of arbi trary power, unsustaiued by any sanction of republican form, principle or precedent. Therefore, the citizens of Kansas Territory have resolved for the purpose of remedying the evils and inconveniences inflicted upon them from the executive Chair of Kansas Territory, to hold an election at Leavenworth city, on the 28th day of April, (present month) for the purpose of electing some sui table person to succeed the present Gover nor, whose removal trom said otlice will b solicited at the hands of the President of the Lmttd States by the citizens of Kansas Ter ritory. 11 is, tnereiore, earnestly enjoined upon tne citizens 01 the dinerent district through out the territary to send one delegate to Leavenworth city on the 28th of the present inontn, (April) tor the purpose of contemn npon this snbjeet, and to select some suitable and competent citizen of the territory to Gil this office, whose appointment by said Con vention at leaveuwortn city shall be sent or caused to be sent, to the President of the Uuited States, as may be determined by said Convention, requesting the removal of the present incumbent, and an appoiutment his successor of the person who may be lected, in the manner above described, a the choice of the people. It is earnestly requested thatth1 citizens of every district in Kansas Territory will give this subject their undivided attention, and not fait to be represented in this Con vention. Crrasxs or Kansas Tkhbiiobv. April 9th, 1655. KANSAS MATTERS. The Kansas Tribune of April 18th bas some matters of interest relating to the young J erritory. It states that emigration are ar riving by the thousands not Missouri voters and boats are arriving at Lawrence from ht Louis. A party of one hundred emi grants, in charge of Col. Roberts, nearly all from one township in Pennsylvania, ha just reached the Territory. A survey of the river between Lawrence and Kansas City, had been eade, and Capt. Stewart bad gone to procure a boat of 180 tons, to run between Lawrence end Kansas. A warehouse is I)e?tLr U b' kVe" ' Lswrencc bJ Mr How the ptfo-ftlavery majority declared fleeted to the Legislature ae doing up things, thus stated r 6 A majority orthe members returned to oor Legislature met at the Harris House at A.8!'ip0.rtMo" Tt7 DU or last week. At the hut accounts they w ere holdiug reg. ular sessions at the Shawnee Mission. John, loo U speaiter. Clerks and cWrgeant-at, slao alected. They deliberate with closed 1 doors. They talk strongly of Mtuo tba Govern authority at defiance, nd jPuting Independently. Let tham work 1 TLey will soon find a different nss for . hemp than that for which it was seed at lavnortn oa the day of election. There sacs a thing, r sol'sre. as tbiasov." A terivrst difficulty has oc nrred between the Kansas and Osage Indians 'n the one side, sod Sacs and Foxes on th other. An old grudge existed, and last August Kaw Indian was killed by. the Sacs. lately the Kaw have stolen property of the Sacs. Recently two of the Kaws were murdered. One, a chief, bad his head cut off, heart cut out, and blood drank. Both parties, the Tribune says, are marshalling their forces for a general fight the Sacs assisted by the Foxes, and the Kaws by the Osagcs. An agent has been to the Goveruorforassntance to quell threatened disturbances. THE AMERICAN. STJNBTJRY. SATURDAY, MAT 8, 1855. H. B. MASSE R, Editor and Proprietor. To ADvntTitEKi.- -Tht circulation of the Sunbury American sraolif thi different towns on tht Biuquehamia is lii'l exneedeil if equalled by any paptr published in North rru Pennsylvania. EDITOR'S TABLE. Bailaru Natters. Niw Goods I. W. Tenet A Co., hava just received and opened a splendid lot of New Goods. To describe- them is useless, ynu must see them In order to form an opinion. See their sdvettiee men t in another column. pFAsnoLTZ A Ptkt We refer onr readers to tne advert Isemrnt of this Arm. A food bakerer waa smonf the wants of funhnry. (JT The election for Borongh officers will take place on Monday next. Railroad Accident. A girl about 14 years of age. only daughter of Mrs. Bartsher, residing on Broadway in this Borongh, was caught between the coal cars on the Phila delphia and Sunbury Railroad, on Saturday evening, and instantly killed. C2" An accident occurred at a stone quarry opposite Northumberland on Friday of last week, which resulted in the death of a man named Mason Henry, atid dangerous injury to another named Michael Donihan. A stone weighing several tons, which they were removing, broke in half, and in falling caught these men. Henry was crushed so severely that he expired in a few hours. Donihan is still living, bnt his recovery is doubtful. tSg Scientific Lecture. On Tuesday last, our citizens were highly entertained by scien tific lectures and experiments from Messrs. Swift and Lake. The subject of supernatural rapping was fully explained and illustrated bv reference to instauccs of mental delusion and hallucination. The table rapping exer cises of Mr. Lake ought to satisfy every per son how absurd it is to go past the nttural in the search of the supernatural. Tie rapping was done as well as any spirit is capable of doing. His lectures and experiments were interesting and instructive. at?" Mr. J. K. Eckman has established daguerrean gallery in the large room imme diately above the store-room of Friling and Grant, Market Square. He has shown us several specimens of his skill, and we can safely recommend all who wish a likeness in snperior style to call npon him. sBT The eclipse of of the moon occurred on Tuesday night punctually at the appointed bour. The weather was obliging enough to clear np in time to give ns an. opportunity of observing the occurrence. . tJ" Postponed. The American State Convention, which was to assemble at Har risburg, on the 7th inst., has been postponed until the th of June next, in order to give the interior counties of the State more time to have their representatives elected. C5Two destructive fires occurred in Pottsville last week. The large brewery or George Lauer, in the Orchard was totally destroyed. Mr. Lauer intends rebuilding at once, with improvements both as to size and internal arrangements. A large warehouse at Mount Carbon was consumed on the following day. The Mount Carbon house was on fire several times, and only saved by extreme exertion. ST The contractors have resumed work on the Northern Central Railroad. It will b. pushed to completion with all possible des patch. The distance from this place to nar- risburg is fifty-four miles, and of this distance twenty-six miles have already been graded A few months steady labor are only required to complete this work, and make the valley of the Susquehanna the great thoroughfare of northern and southern travel. 63 X HILADELPniA MfKtflPAL ELECTION. The annual election of the consolidated city was held on Tuesday last. The contest was a spirited one. Last year tho Americans carried nearly every ward in the city, electing nearly all the Select and Coramou Council . the City Commissioner, City Treasurer, 4c' iuesday last, things wer rt verted again 1 ne Americans having been beaten in four teen wards out of the twenty-four. The Dem ocrats and Reformers Lave carried eight of tne eleven belect Council elected, and have elected 38 of the Common Council, equally dividing that body botwceo them and the Americans. The result of the City Treasurer and City Commissioner is close. Hagert, the Whig candidate for Treasurer, who received tbe j . . . -w Kuiwrsii, m elected oy a sl Ul majority 155 over Morton, the Ameri eaa candidate. Sherry, tbe Democratic. didule for City Commissioner, is elected over iiLi, the American candidate, by s majority of 114. In so close a yote, tba official count may make a material difference. S Ta I.-ErtDEifT Press, published at WUlIsmsport, and edited by J. W. Barrett, came to ns i blargeo! sod improved. We wis Ikir. Bsirvti sojcess, hoping he may - ' j.cvtviie- t-tCSRSC OR ISO LICENSE. The act of Assembly usually called "the new liquor law," has been considerably discus sed and various opinions In regard to its con struction have been given. That s taw should be passed by our legislature, the provisions and effect of which should occasion so much doubt, and give rise to so many different in terpretations, is a matter of regret ; but when it is considered that a majority of that body claim, and are generally reputed to be, know nothings, it can not be considered very extra ordinary, and certainly should not excite any surprise. When s person employs s carpen ter to make s watch, or a tinker to model s ship, be ought not reasonably to expect the performance to be pt t "ection, or any near'ap proacn to that exalted ideal. The present law was drafted by an editor. This class of humanity are generally expected to know everything, but unfortunately for the fraterni ty, this abortion proves that these lucky indi- yiduals are not always gifted with any super- natural powers, are not always infallible, and may sometimes be guilty of as much folly as ordinary mortals. When a man does not know what the law is, and has a very uncer tain idea of what it should be, his only motive and consideration being a wild fanaticism, he is a very improper person to be intrusted with legislation. We do not desire to be under stood as advocating drunkenness, when we say that legislative enactments cannot govern a man's appetite, or iuduo him with perfect morality. We make this assertion with a full knowledge of tho material of which onr legislatures are generally composed, but with a very vague knowledge of the number of times each member goes to see the "Fish" or, the quantity or strength of the gin cock tails he there imbibes. Those honorable bodies certainly knew front personal experi ence that some check should be placed upon the facilities for procuring those stimulating concoctions. Whether any or all of them were uuder the influence of some of the pro parations of the liquid whose sale they have restricted, during the time of the considera tion and passage of the bill, we are not pre. pared to say, bnt the muddled wording of the law gives ample ground for suspicion of stupidity, either natural or artificial. There appears to bo some doubt as to whether the law will take effect at once, or whether some sections arc prospective and some immediate. The Treasurer of this county has refused to license merchants to sell liquor, under the belief that tho authority to do so has been taken away, hy the proviso of the 4th section. If that section is intended to go into effect immediately on the passage of the bill, then it is certain he has no author ity, and it is equally certain that, inasmuch as of merchants and others, the power to obtain a license to sell liquor by tbe qnart is taken away, that the penalty heretofore affixed t0 the misdemeanor of selling without a license is inoperative, for the law does not demand impossibilities. It will not prescribe a pun ishment for selling liquor without a license, when it expressly prohibits a license being granted. If this construction is true, then any one may sell liquor, by any measure not tess than a qnart, from this time until the first day of October. But the act of Assembly commences with the words, ''from and after the first day of October next," and then follow the prohibi tions, penalties, Ac. It is clear from this mention of date that it was the intention of the legislature that the law should go into effect only from that time. All its provisions show that it was not intended to go into ope ration sooner. Tbe law must be considered as a whole, and an interpretation cannot be given to any one section without a regard to the others. We are of opinion that tbe time when it goes into effect is distinctly fixed by the first section. Treasurers are authorized and required to isne licenses, as usual, npon the payment of the required tax, and such has been the decision of the Courts of two adjoining counties in cases brought befor them under this law. Of course snch license ceases on the 1st of October, as at that time tbe law goes into effect. The 14th section of the law plainly contemplates the issuing of such licenses, when it provided, "nor shall any license which may be granted before the 1st day of July next authorize the sale of said liquors or any admixture thereof, after the 1st day of October next." If the power to grant bad been repealed on tbe passage of this act. thi section would be non-en -e a supposition not inconsistent with tht bill generally. U The coal trade has opened very briskly this spring. There is every prospect of doing a very large business. J he canal is inade quate to the trade from tbe Shamokin region Fortunately the Sunbnry and Erie Railroad will soon offer an additional outlet, and give our dealers an opportunity of exhibiting to tbe enterprising citizens of western New York, the superior excellence of their coal. Johnston m. Harris TbeChambersburg n mtf nas iniormation that ex uov. Johnston has signified his willingness to accent the K. N. nomination for State Senator in the Allegheny district at the next election, and that tho nomination will be conceded to bim On the other side, it is understood that Geo. Darsie, present member, will bo supported by a fusion of the old line Whigs ana Dem ocrats. This will make au interesting and exciting contest. Abolition of the Stamp Duty in England Tho House of Commons of the English Parliament bas abolished the stamp duty on newspapers. This act effects tbe social and political interests of the British Empire more than tbe war with Russia. It is a concession to the people, which will be attended with the happiest results. It is another evidence of the liberalizing tendency of the British Government, seeking the greatest good of the greatest numuer. Tut Next Gubernatorial Candidate.. We observe s number of oartv presses area! ready agitating the question of the next Gov- ruoraiup oi mis eiaie. Among tne names suggested on the democratic side, we find Hon. Edward u. Hubley and Genl. Geo. M Keim of Berks i Col. John W. Furnct , Wil liaiu L. Dewart of Northu Weidmaa of Lelutnon ; Enoch Banks of Mif flin William F. Packer of Lycoming, and am su;air, oi itdob county. Sad Accident. Benjamin Angle, son of John Angle, of Centre township, Columbia county, ra., waa kickea by S none last week snq SMic-q. SOITOaiAX. CORIirPO!-DltNCaT TjifrrxD States Hotel, Philadelphia, May 1, 1858. J May, the very name of which Is suggestive of bright skies and balmy breezes was ushered into existence this season with cool, cloudy and unpleasant weather. The weather though s theme constantly discussed is si uncertain and as little understood as ever. The municipal elections are held to-day. end so quietly are tbey now conducted, that many of the citizens are hardly aware that any thing of the kind is going on. The contest is no longer whig or democratic. . Even the new or later issues are completely absorbed in that all absorbing subject, the liquor law recently passed by the Legislature. Such s fusion of parties as now exists, never was dreamed of s few years since. The old line democrats and old line whigs, together with tbe auti temperance and the foreign vote, are leagued together against the American and Temper ance party. The result is thought somewhat doubtful, although the American party feel confident of victory. Business in this city though considerably improved, is not as brisk as had been antici pated. The late severe pressuro in the money market has paralyzed'business and destroyed confidence that will require some time to re. store to its wonted channel. This is particu larly felt by Railroad companies who are in the market for loans on their bonds and other securities. In this connection I may mention that Gov Bigler, the President of the Sunbury & Erie Railroad Company left here this moruing for the purpose of adjusting matters and things in regard to the completion of the road from Sunbury to Milton. Governor Bigler has great confidence in the ultimate prosperity of this great enterprise, and the same impression hero is generally entertainea. The great im portance of the Susquehanna road is also seen and admitted. Nothing was better cal- 1 - . - -1 i. a. fit. T"l M lit- cuiaiu 10 opeu iu eyes oi ma r iiiiuuvipuiuiig than tho fact that from 800 to 1,000 passen gers were some days carried from Harrisburg to Williamsport and Eltnira by way of the Dauphin & Susquehanna and the Cattawissa rail roads. The distance from Harrisburg to Williamsport by this route is 196 miles, and the time required about eleven hours. When the Susquehanna road is completed, the timo required will bo less than four hours, tho dis tance bcinnr 92 miles, or less than half with no grades exceeding three feet per mile, The passenger trade alone would justify the making of the road, independent of the ton' nage from three cosil fiolds through which it passes. In these times of high prices for all kinds of agricultural products, it is astonishing that such a fall should have taken place, in lum ber, or more especially timber- Logs are now selling at tido water, for six cents, which brought from ten to fourteen cents, at Lock Haven, last year. Much suffering and dis tress is anticipated, in consequence, in the lumber manufacturing regions. FIRE AT POTTSVILLE. About 6 o'clock on Thursday afternoon last, a fire broko out in George Lsner's Inrqe brewery in this place, t he fire rased with great violence for over two hour3, destroying the brew house, engine bouse, shop, dwelling house and other buildings, and a large amount of liquors. Bv strenuous efforts the distil lery and prainory were saved. It is supposed that tbe nre originated in the malt kiln, in which a large amount of malt was being dried at the time. Tho fire used for this purposo was about fifteen feet below the tile floor of the kiln, and had been kept up during the day. One of the tiles, it is pre sumed, became loosened or burnt through by tne excessive beat, and falling upon the fire and carrying a large amount of malt with it. This immediately caused a fierce flame to arise and communicate with the malt above and this being dry, burnt very rapidlv. About forty-five thousand bushels of grain were destroyed, three thousand of which were received and stored away last week. The loss is about 825,000, npon which there is an insurance of $5,000 in the Lycom ing Insurance Co., and $1,500 in the' Mer chants Insurance Co., of Philadelphia. air. Lauer intends cleaning away the rums and commence rebuilding immediately, npon a much larger scale than his former one, though we fear tbe new license law will interfere slightly with bis business. Another. About 10 o'clock r-sterdav morning the large warehouse, in Mount Car bon, immediately opposite tbe Mansion House waB discovered to be on fire, and so rapidly did the flames spread that before water could be thrown upon it the entire ed ifice was in flames. The warehouse was filled with flour, bay and oil, all of which was totally destroyed, with tho exceptiou or about twenty barrels of flour. One portion had been used for many years by the Delaware Coal Co., as an office, and contained all thr ir books, and many valuable papers, all of which were destroyed. The loss has not yet beeu estimated, but cannot be less than $12,000 or $15,000. The Mansion House was saved by the most strenuous and laborious efforts of the firemen and citizens, and was iu im minent danger. Some cord-wood, belonging to the Reading Railroad Co., was destroyed. Still Another. Yesterday morning a fire broke out in or near Yuengling's Brewery, dui was discovered in time and extinguished. Mining liegxiler. LATE AND IMPORTANT PROM HAVAXA. Cuarleston, April 28. The steamship Is abel arrived to-day, bringing dates from Ha vana ana Key w est to the ittx.U, The cor respondent of the Courier says a grand review took place at' Havana on the 22d inst. Com modore McCauly occupied a seat in Gen, Concha's tarriugo. ' I bree creolo gentlemen were in prison. charged with beating four Spanish officers of rank. Several of the civil guard are reported to have been assassinated in the streets. It was reported on the 24th that Commo dore McCauly had effected a settlement with General Concha of tbe difficulties between the Uuited States and the Cuban authorities The Courier's correspondent, however doubts this believing that Gen. Concha bos no au tbority to treat. The guards bad all been withdrawn from tbe ship Thomas Church. I'inels and Caldolxo embarked on the 23d or Spain. Genl. Concha bad invited Com. MoCauley to s grand banquet. Sugars and Molasses are advancing j freights are active. Key West, 25th. The brig Horatio was picked np on tbe Via, off Sand Key, waa tow. er into Key West. She had been stripped of everything, end showed indications of hay ing been set on fire, and is presumed to have pees ananooneo. A Niw Comm u.tmkiiT.--Tuou shalt not carry oil the Editor's exebangea enless thon art sore He is 4ooe with them, neither she.lt thoa talk to hum w'in he is writiu or ' iwad- ing proof t be should get angry end kick imi qui oi int aaociura. FERNSYLYAIUA LEGISLATURE! . , Harrisbcro, April 28. Senate. A bill relative to the Coal Run Improvement Company was reported from the Committee, but was negative'. The bill to remove the seat of government to Philadelphia was taken up and debated by Messrs, (Jrabbe, f rice and Buckaiew, in la vor of the bill, and by Messrs. Killinger, Taggart, Jordan and Haldeman in opposi tion. A motion to oostoone the bill Indefinite ly was negatived (yeas 16, nays 17), and tns bill then postponed till Tuesday. The supplement to the al incorporating the Dauphin and Susquehanna Coal Company passed finally. House. Mr. Smith, of Philadelphia, offer ed s resolution, that the House will proceed to consider the bill to abolish the itoard or Canal Commissioners after the general ap propriation bill is disposed of, and it be tbe first order of every day until disposed of, which was adopted. DilU on third reading. The bill to exempt coal and lumber from the tonnage tax came np on third reading. A motion to postpone for the present was not agreed to yeas 87, nays 44. After debate the bill passed final lyyens 47, nays 35. The supplement to the act to incorporate the Susquehanna Boom Company was passed tinnliv. The bill to incorporate the Milton Savings Bank passed finally. 11 ARRisnuRO, April ou. Senate. Mr. Hendricks presented a num. bcr of remonstrances against tbe incorpora tion of Coul and Improvement Companies. The amendments of the House to the bill to repeal the tonnage tax on coal and lumber were debated and postponed. A -' r flAwn. a message was receiveu irvui mo uutci nor, returning with his objections the bill to incorporate the Lebanon Valley Bank. House. The House then resumed the con sideration of the general appropriation bill. The matter of the salaries of Judges was further debated, and the salaries fixed at tbe same as last year. Mr. Johnson moved an amendment, ap propriating $109,605 to deepen the Delaware Division of the Pennsylvania Canal, which, after debate, was amended so as to appropri ate $80,000 for that object, and then negati ved. The bill was then further considered until 1 o'clock, when the House adjourned. Mr. Daugherty offered an amendment, which was adopted, authorizing the Hunting don, and I5road-Top Railroad Company to build a basiu and weigh-loclt, at Huntingdon, and receive a draw-back on tolls, on tho Pennsylvania Canal, not exceeding $25,000. Mr! McConibs offered an amendment, which was adopted, appropriating $200,000, for re-lnyiiig the South track of the Colum bia Railroad Company. M r. North moved to amend so as to increase the salaries of the Judges of the Lancaster District to $1800. Mr. Harrison moved to amend so ns to in crease the salaries of all the Judges receiving $16,00 to $18,00, but it was not agreed to yeas 35, nays 40. Mr. North's amendment was then negativ ed, and tbe bill passed finally. Harrisrcro, May 1. Senate. The bill to provido for the sale of the main line was taken up and passed Com mittee of the Whole, and was then postpon ed and ordered to be printed. Tho bill to repeal the act repealing the tav ern license laws was taken np and negatived yens 9. nays 20. The bill to incorporate the Fishing Creek Improvement Company was also negatived. A bill to regulate the hours of labor iu fac tories was debuted at length, amended so as not to apply to manufactories where there are less than twenty hands employed, and passed veas 22, nays 7. rue bin lor tne sale 01 tne main line was reported back from the committee, with amendments, the price being fixed at eight millions, but 11 purchased by the renn?yiva nia Railroad Company, then at nine millions, in consideration of the repeal of the tonnage tax. Tho amendments of the House to the bill to repeal the tonnage tax on conland lumber, were concurred iu yeas 21, nays 10. IMDIA.1 DISTURBANCES WAR O THE PLAINS. Albany. April 30. The St. Louis papers. received to-day, bring later advices from the Plains. It is stated that, on the 19th nit., two companies of troops, under Col. Fauntler oy, met 90 Utahs and Apaches, armed and mounted, on the Chowatch Pass. In the skirmish, five Utahs were killed and two dra goons wounded The next day tne Apacnes were again iai- len in with, when six of their number were killed and several taken prisoners. The command had returned to fort Mas sachusetts, and expected to proceed to Grand Kiver on the loth or April. On the 22d, as Kit Carson, Lieut Magru- der and Capt. Williams' company were leav ing Sancho fass, they saw a party 01 utans, whom they pursued, killing oue and wound ing another. I The command would recruit fifteen days at Fort Massachusetts, and then proceed ou a second expedition against the Utahs. Col. Gorland had lett santa fe on the 4th for Albuquarque, where he will expedito the movements iu the field. Matters in China. Tbe newspaper ac counts and letters from China, as late as Feb. 13th, disclose the fact that the civil war in that country is likely to be of long contin uance, the insurgents at tbe North not ob taining the decided advantage which was ex pected, and which would have given them the control of the country. The continuance of the disturbances has plunged the inhabitants of many of the provinces into the lowes depths of misery and destitution. A writer from Canton says that the fact is now well established that the greater part of the attacking force which now surrounds that city is composed or pirates, and censures the foreign powers, now that this fact is well ascertained, that they do not interfere to put an end to such a state of affairs. The last attack made by these pirates was ou a graud scale. They approached the city with be tween four and five huudred iunks. contain ing about fifteen thousaud men. They were, however repulsed by the Imperialists. It is stated that vessels cannot now get insurance from tho perils of piracy in China river, and tne camp or the rebels outside of tbe city is rich with the spoils of the surrounding coun try, they offering for sale silks and teas in large quantities. 1 be American honse of A. Heard & Co. have established themselves at the city of Foo-chow-foo. bavin? purchased s lot of land fronting the river, at a bigb price, on which they have erected buildings. A Disgraceful Peace. Tbe London Morning Ch-onit.e of a late date says ! 'Tba British people are growing aneasy on the subject of th attitude assumed by tho country towards Russia, more especially in the Vienna negotiations. Knuiors, whicn are, on fortunately, 1m well confirmed by probabilities, echo, darkly bat steadily, long existing apprehensions,. A fear is gaining gronnd to tbe enect that au oar boasting, an our dearly-bought aliiauces, all our eacafioec of money and men, are coming to a very ignominious result. It Is felt by s kind of iustinct, wiles seldom misleads a whole peo ple, that we ere en tbe eve of some shameful com promts uome hollow, luadequate' snq patrhed-up peace," Items 0f Utfo Tbrer Kidnappers Convicted at HaSrib euro. We learn by the Harrisbtirr Herald that on Tuesday last, Solomon Snyder, David Thomson and James Jackson was convicted of a conspiracy to kidnap George Clark, (a colored youth) and sell him as a slave to the South. Clark was a lad 18 years old and 1 bad been raised at George Craigrread's about 4 miles from Carlisle, where his parents lived. lie was at iiarrisourg on the ZJd or Febru ary last, and was decoyed by JackBon and Thompson to Snyder's house, where he was seized by Snyder, but was rescued. - These men were tried for the crime of kidnapping and convicted. Snyder is considered as one of 'lie most worthless and abandoned crea tures that walks the earth ; and had been engaged in numerous similar scrapes before. He was ore of tho?e who murdered a fugitive slave in Columbia, after be had been arrested and was being led along by this Snyder, and the police officer from Baltimore. Himself and two or three others in Harrisburg have been notorious for some years as men of most abandoned habits and principles, some of whom had to lpftrnthnt onmmnnitv to esCBDe arrest and punishment for their crimes. It is to be hoped that those who have been con victed will have meted to them the lawful measure of justice for their iniquity. Inland Daily. The Wheat Crop. Tho information re ceived from the Genesee valley is that the wheat crop looks promising, and scarcely ever appeared better. A large increase of gronnd has been planted with every seed and esculent that gives sustenance toman. Stock has been wintered well, and a great business will be done in tho dairy department tho coining season. From Illinois, Missouri and Unto, the accounts or the agricultural pros pects are all cheering, notwithstanding some reports to the contrary from the last men tioned State. In the northern part of Grand Prairie, Illinois, one of the finest wheat-growing regions in the world, the fields present a glorious appearance. The Wheat Cropis Mississippi. Welearn from a planter of Aberdeen, Miss., that tbe wheat cron in that region is remarkablv fine. His own is now waist high, and he expects to gather at least thirty bushels per acre. Mobile Tribune. The Crops in Indiana. The Louisville Courier gathers from the Indiana papers, that the wheat crop throughout that fctate gener ally promises to be, this yenr, unusually heavy. The War Party in Rushta. Private let" tors from St. Petersburg, received by impor tant mercar ule houses, state conhdently tual the fanatical war party has completely got tho upper hand, aud that Alexander 11 throne would not be worth a week's purchase if he were to attempt to thwart the current of national feeling. The rich nobles, who in their hearts long for peace, and will bo the greatest suD'erers by the war, are compelled to swell the popular cry. They offer large contributions, in the hope of averting a sweep incr ad valorem property tax, amounting to confiscation. New York, April 29. Col. Kinney has published a tetter, expressing confidence that the Nicaragua expedition cannot be delayed more than a few davs by the legal proceedings commenced against him. He disclaims hav ing contemplated any violation of th? neutral ity laws, and says that no preparations ot military character have been made. He also asserts that he has strictly complied with the instructions contained in Secretary Marcy's lato letter to him. 'Indemnity ran thb Tast." It is state 1 that Secretary Marcy has secured $47,C00 from tho Peruvian Government for tho out rage on Capt. McCerren and his ship at the Chincha Island in 1853, apportioned as fol lows : $26,000 for the detention of tho ves sel, $15,000 for the wounding and imprison ment of the Captain, and $:000 Tor the injur ies received by one of the crew, a boy. Boston, April 30. In the House, to-day, ! a scries of resolutions were reported affirming the justice of the claims upon the Uuited States for French spoliatious, and denoun cing the refusal of the Government to indem nify the parties rightfully interested, as a dis graceful repudiation of just obligations. The resolutions were made the order of theday for to-morrow. New Haven, April 29. Last evening, Mr. Clark, a merchant of this city, killed Richard White, by shooting him with a pistol. The murder was induced by Whitehaving married a Miss Boagart, to whom Clark was attach ed. Clark has been arrested and lodged in jail, to await an investigation. New York, April 28. Col. Henry L. Kinney has been held to bail in $10,000 on the charge of being concerned in fitting out an illegal expedition. Mr. Fabens is also charged in tbe indictment with tbe same of fence, but be has not yet been arrested. Briirhsm Young is not ainiablo over the appointment of Col. Steptoe as Governor of Utah. Brigham wants it all his own wav in the territory, and beeins to feel some jeal ousy as well as fear of the United States Gov eminent. Emigrants from Ohio, for Kansas, Nebras ka, Iowa and Illinois, ore passing through St. Louis in crowds. About 500 arrived there last week, and it is expected that the number during the season will reach litteen thousand souls. Connecticut Election. Complete returns of the late election give Minor, the American candidate for Governor, a plurality of votes over Ingham, the Democratic candidate, of 641. Clerical Promotion. Thomas Albright, of Pennsylvania, to be a second-class (1400) clerk in the reusion Bureau. The Opening of the ErieCanal, New York, is likely to be postponed till the 14th of the present montn, as the canal needs repairs. The Moo was eclipsed on last Tuesday night, according to the almanacs, and every. body was curious to see the interesting sight. Speaking of eclipses, Messrs. Rockhill & Wilson's fashionable clothing eclipses all others that can bo found in Philadelphia, Gentlemen filling up their wardrobes should go first of all to their cheap and elegant store No. Ill Chestnut street, corner of Franklin Place. Communicated For lb Sunbury AnencM To the Chief Bur gen and Council of tht Borough of sunbury. Tha M HmnrikI of the Subscribers. Inhabl tants of the Borongh of Sunbury, respectfully sbewetb, that they bave been wionneu uj members of the Couucil when appealed to, to do something for the good or the uorongn, that heretofore, it has been impossible to eol lect tho members together 1 for remedy whereof, we recommend that a law ba pas. sed inflicting moderate fines for ""'l' dance, which are to be collected by the High Constable, on the day succeeding themeeting, and if not paid at once, to be sued for. When collected, one half to go to the High Constable, tho other to the Borongh. We are of opinion, if this were the law vsry liu tie recourse would be had to the fines. We recommend that an annual statement be made out of the affairs of tba Borough and published in the papers. That a particular statement be otale out at ones of tba Borough debt, sod that, ar- rangements be madeor!&tet!& to pay the in terest and reduce the debt. That it be made the duty of the Borough Supervisor to superintend the repairing of the Borough embankments, and to extend thein from time to time where necessary That it be made the duty or the High Con stp.ole to keep the public road, open and free from cars and all other obstructions, and giv ing notice to coal operators to remove their 1.' u ionnwiin, on failure to do T.uiv,u iu us uuwu one uouar lor tho first of fence and two for the second, one half to the jjuiuuku me umer 10 tne nign Constable- we think this a much better plan than to throw the burden of indictment by tho Grand Jury on the citisens, all of which your petitioners repectfully submit. After the eloction the above petition will be presented to the corporation, and will ex- muii iu jinuviiNM wmcn it is desired shall govern. The following ticket has been selected from no party views but for the good of tho Bor ough only, and a general support is hoped for it. Chief Burtjrts Edw. O Markley, nenry Do'inel. At si it ant Dur genes Wni I Green, ougii, Chas J Bruner, Benj Hendricks, Geo B Weiser. CoMnct'mcn Wm M Rockefel ler, Wm McCarty, James Covert, H B Mas ser, E Y Bright, sen, James Beard, Fred'k Lazarus, J B Masscr. Town Clerk C t Bachman. High Constable Andrew Baldy. For the American. Mr. H. K, Masker Sir: Whon I put into the petition a prnyer for the ncwlvto be elected corporation to pass a law to punish the agents of the Rail Road Company for ub structing the passage of the Road on Broad way, ns they do daily, I was not aware, that the State had passed a law on the subject which is very ample. Let thoso agents now look to it. Yours, c, WM. M'CARTY. The following is the law on this subject banded to me by a legal gentleman. "It shall not bo lawful for any Railroad Company to block up the passage of any cros sing of public streets or roads, or to obstruct said crossings with their locomotives or cars ; and if nny engiueer or other agent of suck Railroad Company, shall obstruct or block up such crossings, he or they shall bo subject to a penalty of twenty-five dollars, to be recov ered, with costs, in the name of the Common wealth of Pennsylvania, before any Juctice of tho Peace j one-half of said penalty shall bo paid to the informer or informers, and the re maining half into the Treasury of the Com monwealth. Provided that in event of tho said engineer or other agent being tillable to pay the said penalty, then and in' that case, the said Railroad Company employing said engineer or ngent shall par the penalty aforo said.". Act 20th Mureli, 1845, P. L. Sect, page 191. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Grocerey, Flour, Feed and Provision Store. SEASH0LTZ & PETEREY, Broadway, between Market j- Blackberry t., Sunbury, RESPECTFULLY infurm the citiiena of Sunbury, that they hme engaged the servi ces nf a competent German baker, arid are now prepared to supply the citizens with fresh breaJ. twist, roll, piea and cakes of every kind. Sugar, cotfee, (browned) green $ Mack teas, rice, cracker & cheese, tobacco & aegara. .Ml kinds of small bepr, as well is lemon, pineapple and strawberry syrup, constantly kept fur sale, Sunbury, May 5, 1855. ly "nW7T1ng"and summer I. W THEH & Co-, Swibury Pa. r AVE j n p t receive'! a m-tv hhJ splendid asi - no tine tit of poods, suited to the M&aon" amongst which are : Cloths, Ciifs'incre mid Ve!etn, Keady made Clothes, Enjliih, Kremii and American Ging hams, .la in and painted Challi. do. dx Lawns, Uarcge mid 1J arise DvLaina, plain and painted Tissue, TiMue I3ar-g, Thibet !Si!k, fringed Shawls, Em broidered and Damask Crape fcliawl, Famy Mantillas, stri ped and cherked Linen, Ta ble Covers, Mosquitto .N els, Fans, 1'urasola and Um brellas, together with general assort ment of Dry Goods Hata, Cap, Boots, Shoes, Hardware, Groceries. Queentware. Fish, Salt, Nails &c., 4 c, all of which will be sold cheap for caejk or Country Pro duce. Sunbury, May S, 1S56. ERIGADE ORDERS, NO. 1. The First Brigade 8th Division Pennsylvania Volunteers, will meet for inspection in the fol lowing order to wit : Llcpponsville Cavalry, Capt. Zartman, and Maliani y Guards, nt the public house of George Smith, in Jackson township, on Monday, the 14. dav of Mv. First Northumberland Troop, Capt. Hunaicker, Shamokin Guards, Capt. Miller, Cadwalader Infantry, Capt. Grey, Dewart Guards, Lieutenant Bruner, t anners o Mechanics Artillery, Capt. Marti, and Shamokiu Greys, Capt. Lake, in Market Square. Northumberland, on Tuesday, the 1 5th day of May. 1 he lines will be formed precisely at 10 a clok, A. M. of said day. Field and Company Officers will be particular to make their return on aaid day. Brigade Inspectors Office, i North'd, Apl 87. 1855. X I. II. ZIMMERMAN, Brigade Inspector, lat Biig. 8 Division, P. M. SHERIFF'S SALE. BY virtue of a Ft. Fa. to ni directed, will be exposed to public sale, at the Court House, in 8unbury, at 10 o'clock, a. m., on Saturday, the tSthday of May next, the following property, to wit 1 All that certain tract or pier of land, eituau in Lower Augusta township, Northumberland county, bounded on the north by land of Jacob Raker, on the east by that part of the tract of land of which this is part, marked D in the dia grurr and inquisition returned to the Orphans' Court of aaid county, bearing date the S7th day of February, A. D., 1855, in pursuance of Writ of Partition Isaued out of aaid Orphans' Court, to make partition and valuation of tbs real estate of William C. Gearhart, dae'd , on th south by land of Daniel Vail, snd on the west by purparU marked A and B, which aid tract er piece of land is marked in tht diagram to the aforesaid Inquisition annexed purpart C. con tainiio nm hundred anJ nineteen acres and fifty-four perch, and which purport was taken at th valuation thereof by tbe aliaiic of tbe said Washington Gearhart, who ha sine recou vyd the same to th said Washington. ALSO, AU the right,'tiU snd interact of the defendant, (being the undivided one-fourth part theieof,) of and in all that certain bo Me end lot of ground in 8unbury, bounded on the east by River street, south by lot of Augustus Clemen west by let ' Dr. Maaaer, and north by sa alley. - Raised, taken in execution, and to be sold as the property of Washington GearhsiL HENRY WF.ISE. BberUr. Auabunr, May 6, U85. Good Intent Firo Company t A MEETING of the Good Intent F Compa nv will bM kM at th (Tour lfauta. ah - J - ' - - r MonJsr evening next. All person desirttu of joining thi Company will please attend. , 01 cians or ill J'axsiaSiT, unbury, May 8, IS 55,