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H. B. MABSXB, Editor Proprietor. MfJAJlUUY.jPA. SATURDAY, MARCH 2, 1807. I EDITORIAL. CORRESPONDENCE. ' am llou$e9 ) i C3 ',. Philadelphia, Feb. 28, 1807. ) . Business pro.-pecta in Philadelphia ire bnt flattering, and business men do not cal culate tnnkiog much, if any, money. Tbis bplnion Is prevalent and universal among all classes. Yei the spirit of improvement it not dead. . Houses are in great demand, and rents necessarily very high. It would be, perhaps, difficult to assign a proper or sufficient catue for this apparent discrepan cy. After ond of the most tremeudoua and expensive struggles in warfare the world ever knew, it should not be surprising that a depression should naturally follow, and the wonder is that it is not greater, and did not come sooner. . If you ask business men the cause of the present stagnation they merely attribute it to the uncertainty in regard to tbo action of Congress on some bills, now before that booy, which are of vital importance to tho com mercial community, and business men gene rally. Tbe hotels in this city, though not crowd ed at preseut, are, nevertheless, doing well. This is the case at least among tho leading hotels, and tbe Bingham House is among that class. For excellent accommodations, quiet and comfort, it stands second to no hotel in this city. Being well kept and en tirely new, with all the modern improve ments, it ranks as a first-class hotel. Tbe Tariir bill before Congress is of the greatest importance to our industrial in terests, but our interests arc so diversified and sometimes conflicting, that it is difficult to reconcile these differences. The Currency bill, which bangs in Congress like nn in cubus, is perhaps the greatest disturbing element that now cripples the industrial interests of the country. The Secretary of tbe Treasury is determined on contracting the volume of currency, in order to briog about a resumption of specie payments, While Congress, on the other hand, though not in favor of expanding the currency, is, nevertheless, opposed to its contraction. Most of these bills will, no doubt, be do cided upon before the expiration of the 80th Congress, which expires on the 4th of March, and as the 40th Congress assembles on the Cth, or next day, ull important unfinished business will be taken up and determined. One of the exciting questions of the city, at present, is the Sunday car bill, now be fore the Legislature. A large majority of the citizens, it is said, are in favor of this measure. But many who entertain differ ent views think the question should be de cided by tbe majority of the citizens, and who are most interested. JSTTne Sunday Car Question. An esteemed friend, connected with the minis try, writes to us, finding fault with some editorial articles in regard to tbe running of street passenger cars in Philadelphia, on Sunday, aud thinks the first was iutended es a ''thrust at the Christian Ministry and Churches, who believe in the sauctity of God's Sabbath." If he will carefully read that article he will find that we expressly stated that some of the best and most en lightened men of tbe ministry, here and in England, entertained views similar to our own, in regard to this subject. We believe in a proper observance of Sunday as a day of rest, &c. We think the laws of God and nature both require it and as the Chris tian world has adapted Sunday, instead of Saturday, the Jewish Sabbath of the Bible, it is right and proper to observe its require ments. But what these requirements are, exactly, is a matter of difference of opinion, not with infidels or irreligious men, but with many of the best members of society, in point of morals and religion. In such a cac, we say, unquestionably, that the ma jority should rule. This is not only good Republican doctrine, but ought to find fa vor with every true Democrat, if any auch are left. It is only a few days since that we had a conversation in Philadelphia, with a clergyman of high character and standing, on this very subject, lie admitted tbnt much could be said in faror of both sides, but on the whole lie was opposed to the measure, but as good men differed on tbis subject, he was decidedly in favor of leaving it to the dec'uioc of the majority. We agree with our correspondent that this is a question which should be left to Philadelphia to decide. It was only w hen outsiders interfered, that we interposed tbe little we said on the subject. No paper in tho State has more faithfully and honestly defended the action of our ministers, of all denominations, than the American, but we are decidedly opposed to intolerance, in any form, civil or religious. Where there is an honest difference of opinion among good men, tbe majority mut rule. Any other doctrine is repugnant to civil and religious liberty, which we'all profess to worship. Lotteries and Gift Enteui'iuses. A bill was introduced in the Legislature, lost week, to correct the evil of dealing in lottery policies and to put an end to gift en terprise schemes. The people have suffered from these frauds, and desire protection therefrom. . The schemes known as gift en terprines afford dUbouest parties many op portunities to rob the people. It is a fact that more money has been wasted in a year by the people of Pennsylvania in gambling in this manner, than would have supported the pnblic schools in many districts. Tbe swindle has become ao popular aa to be resorted to by parties engaged in seemingly proper projects. Tbis, of course, adds to tbe influence ol the evil. When lotteries . ere openly encoursged in jfulra for church purposes, ouUide barbarians contidcr that they have a moral right to resort to the same schemes to fill their pockets. If the Legislature can pass a stringent Iaw to reform this evil a great good will be accomplished. Tbe class of men who are robbed by these gift enterprises and lottery policies are generally in a condition render ing them illy able to .Uud their losses. , Some stern action on tbe part of tbe Legis lature should be taken to put a stop to these ttrie. . -.a- FianCAHT 81st Skkatk. Ia the Senate yesterday, Mr. Poland, from ,tbo Committee on gujiciary, asked for the Indefinite post ponement tit' the bill prohibiting colored children horn lieing held for service against their will or tbe consent or their parents or guardians. Mr. Poland said tbe committee were of opinion that the Civil Rights bill amply provided for all such lasee On motion of Mr. Sumner, the bill was placed on the calendar, and may be called up at any time. Mr. Polund asked and obtained leave to be discharged from tbe further con' siderafion of the resolution of inqniry aa to whether any further legislation is necessary to prevent persons from being sold into a statu of slavery by the decree of any civil court. The Clerk of the ' House, ' at this stage of tbe -proceedings, appeared in the Senate and announced tbe concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to tbe reconstruction bill, with sundry amend ments thereto. Mr. Williams at once moved that the Senate concur in tbe amendments of the House. Discussion then took place upon the motion, Messrs. Sherman, Sumner, Wilson aud others favoring its adoption, and Messrs. Hendricks, Cowan and others opposing it.' Mr. Johnson said the measure did not meet his views, but inasmuch as he thought that tho vital iuterests and happi ness of the whole country demanded a set tlement of the question, he wonld yield his convictions and vote for the bill. Mr. John son's remark were highly, patriotic, and elsewhere we print them in lull. Mr. Con- uces then moved tnot tbe Senate take a vote on tuo bill, pencliua which a recess was taken until 7 P. Jl. Evening Setsion. The Ilouse joint resolu tion authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to disputch a vessel to Charleston and Sa vannah with contributions for tho suffering poor of the South, was taken up and passed. The Senate then resumed the consideration of tbe reconstruction bill, when Mr. Doolit tle moved an amendment, that no persons who have received pardon and amnesty shall be prohibited from voting or holding office, but the motion was disagreed to by yeas eight, nnys thirty-two. Tbe amendments of tbe Ilouse were then concurred in by yeas thirty-five, nays seven, Messrs. Johnson and Creswcll voting in the affirmative. The bill now goes to the President. House. The most important business transacted in the House yesterday was the passage of the bill, after amendment, for the reconstruction of the Southern States. The amendment added by tbe House, provides that "until the people of the rebellious States shall by due point of law be admitted to representation in the Congress of the United States, any civil government which may exist mere shall he dcemea to be pro visional only, and in all respects subject to the powers and authority of tho United States, at any time to be abolished, modified or superceded, and all elections for officers of such provisional government shall be conducted only by persons named in the 5th section of this act, and no person shall be eligible to office under such provisional gov ernment who would be disqualified from holding office under the provision of tbe 8d sectiou of the Constitutional Amendment of last session." The bill as amended wns passed by a vote of 125 yens to a 40 navs. The bill to reorganize aud equip the militia was then taken up, and alter amendment was re-committed to the Committee on Military Affairs, where it will remain during this session. The Ilouse then disposed of a large number of miscellaneous bills, and pending the consideration of the tax bill took a recess until 7J P. M., when it was again taken up, and occupied the attention of the House until 10 o'clock, when a mo tion to adjourn prevailed. Feuruart 23 Senate. Very little busi ness was done in the Senate yesterday. The House joint resolution extendiugthe benefit of the act relating to agricultural colleges to the State of Tennessee was taken up. and after stiiking out the clause prohibiting the employment in any of the agricultural col leges ot lennesseeas teachers or otherwise, any one who had held office under tbe Con federate government or the rebel State gov ernment of Tennessee, the resolution was passed. The Senate then took up tbe bill to provide for an annual inspection of In dian affairs, the question being on concur ring in the House amendment transferring tbe Indian Bureau from the Interior Depart ment to tbe War Department. Alter some debate tbe vote was taken, and the amend ment was disagreed to ayes 18, navs 24. The bill now goes back to the House. The bill to authorize tbe establishment of ocean mail service between San Francisco and tbe Hawaiun Islands was taken up and passed. The joint resolution supplementary to tbe act to enable the United States to be repre sented at the Paris Exposition then came up, and after some discussion was also passed, and the Senate adjourned. House. After transacting a large amount of miscellaneous business, yesterday, the House resumed the consideration ot the tax bill, Mr. Blaine moved an amendment, that after the first of September, 1867, no tax shall be levied or collected upon cotton grown m tne United States, which was agreed to, by a vote of yeas 03, nays 64. A large number or other amendments were offered to tbo bill, some of which were agreed to aud others rejected, when the House took a recess nntil 7$ P. M. Evening be.Mion. Mr, Pike, from the e lect committee, submitted a report on the murder of Union soldiers in South Carolina, in which he states that the courts of that State cannot be relied npon, when soldiers, Union men and freed men are concerned, and that offences of a most previous charac ter go unpunished, ic, And comes to the conclusion that the military' is the only power that can reform tbese evils, Sir. Cooper, of Tennessee, will submit a minor ity report. Tbe bill to indemnify officers who acted on courts-martial during the war tnen came up, and attcr debate was laid over. A vote will be taken on the bill to day. The House then resumed the consid eration of the tax bill, which occupied its attention until the hour of adjournment Februaky 25 Senate. In the Senate on Saturduy the Ilouse joint resolution to prohibit any officer of tbe Government from paying any claim accruing prior to the 18th of April, 1861, in favor of any person who promoted or in anv manner sustained the rebellion, or in favor of any person who during tbe rebellion was- not known to be opposed thereto, came no. and the Judi ciary Committee recommended strikinc out ail after tho word rebellion, where it first occurred. Hume discussion took place on the amendment, Mr. Johnson speaking in its favor, and it waa finally agreed to. Mr. Howard offered an amendment to add after the word rebellion, wbero it first occurred, the following words: "or in favor of any person who docs not prove to tbe satisfac tion of the proper accounting officer that he was opposed to the rebellion and in favor of its suppression," which was agreed to, ana tne joint resolution as amended was then passed. Tbe Indian appropriation bill wis then taken up, tbe reading of which consumed the remaining hours of the ses sion, and at an evening session was slightly amended and passed. House. The day session of the House on Saturday was almost exclusively devoted to the consideration of tbe civil appropriation bill, and a great deal of time was wasted by member offering impracticable and some times ridiculous amendments, for the pur pose of staving off action on the bill. An evening session was beld at 7 o'clock, P M., when tbe bill wu again under discus sion, and wu finally passed after having been materially emended. A bill which legalizes sll the sets of tbe President ot the COGRUSf. United States from March 4, 1861, to 1st July 1866, respecting martial law, military trials by court-martial or commissions, or the arrest slid ithpriiobruent of" any person for treasonable practices, and denying the right of any civil-court ol tbe United States to reverse the decisions in such cases made, waa ittn t.l-n ii n dnrlnir the evening ses sion, and wasl passed by voto of yeas 86,d naya 7. The House at -1U Jr. m. aojourm ed. Feb. 20th Senate. In tho Scnato yes terday tbe Committee on Printing made a report in relation to the memorial of the Soldiers' end Soilors' Union, pf the City of Washington, charging a discrimination against tbe iuterests of the soldiers and sailors in the management of the Govern ment printing office; the committee say that there is no foundation for the charges made, and that there has been as much lib erality shown to the soldiers and sailors as was consistent with the duty of the Super intendent. The bill to amend the organic act of tho Territory of Montana was then taken up, and after being amended in seve ral important particulars was passed. The bill to fii tbe compensation of officers of the revenue cutter service then came up, end after a slight amendment w a also passed. It fixes tho compensation of captains on duty at $2,(500; lieutenants and chief engi neers 1,800; second lieutenants and first assistant engineers (1,800; third lieutenants (1,200; the same officers when off duty are to receive f 1,800, $1,500, $1,200, and $000, respectively. Tho Ilouse joint resolution to allow Captain John E. Webster (a native of Maryland) to receive a gold chronometer from tbo British Government was taken up and passed. Eeening 8euion. The Senate passed the bill to adjust private land claims in Florida, Louisiana and Missouri, and then took up the report of the conference committee on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses on the diplomatic appropriation bill. Tho re port was concurred in by ayes 24, nays 10. It strikes out the appropriation for the sala ry of Mr. Harvey, the United States Minister to Portugal, and provides that no money bIibII be paid him until authorized by Con gress. Tbe bill Authorizing the building of lighthouses then came up, and pending action thereon tne Senate adiourned. House. In the House Mr. Broomall in troduced a resolution, instructing the Com m it tees on ways and Means to inquire into the expediency of providing for the issue of bonds not exceeding $500,000,000 with 5 per cent, interest per annum, payable semi annually, and redeemable twenty years after date of issue, at such points in Europe and America as tho Secretary of the Treasury may designate, said bonds to be disposed of tor six per cent, bonds held in Europe, but it wns not agreed to. The committee ap pointed some days ago to inquire into the alleged bargain between members of the Ilouse and the President, were by resolu tion ordered to report such testimony as may bo in their possession to the House to-dav mmcdiatcly after the reading of the journal. After transacting considerable miscellaneous business the Ilouse resumed the considera tion of the tax bill, which occupied its at tention until half-past four o'clock, when a recess was taken until 7 r. M. February 27 Sesate. The first busi ness transacted in the Senate yesterday was the election of John D. Defrees ns Congres sional printer. Several private relief bills were passed. The bill to establish a Depart ment oi judication in the city ot Washington was then taken up. It provides for the ap pointment of a Commissioner of Education with a salary of $4,000, with one clerk at $2,000, one at $1,800, and one at $1,000, and makes it the duty of the department to collect such educational statistics as will show the condition and progress of educa tion, and of diffusing such information respecting school systems and methods of teaching as shall aid the people in the es tablishment of efficient school systems, &c. The bill met with great l'uvor, and was being discussed when tho morning hour expired and it went over, and the army appropria tion bill was taken up. After inserting nn amendment that tbe "headquarters of the General of the army shall be ut Washington, and that be slnll not be removed, or relieved lrom command, or assigned to duty else where than at said headquarters, except at bis own request, without the consent of the Senate," Scc, and "disbanding all the militin organizations in the States lately in rebel lion," and forbidding their re-organization without the consent of Congress, and "sus pending for one year the appointment of Cadets at West Point," the bill wns passed. j lie out to provide ways and means tor the payment of compound interest notes was then taken up, and pending its consideration the Senate took a recess until 7 P. M. Evening 8eion. The bill to provide for tbe pnj ment of compound interest notes was again taken up, and upon Mr. Sherman's motion was made tbe special order for to day at one o'clock. The civil appropriation bill and a large number of private pension bills were passed, us was also tho bill relative to courts-martial in the army. A joint re solution providing for the exchange of certain public documents with foreign gov ernments was passed, and the Senate ad journed. House. In the Ilouse yesterday the com mittee appointed to investigate the charges of bargain and corruption between the Pre sident and certain members of Congress. made a report, stating that they had failed to find an iota of evidence to sustain the pre amble and resolution ordering the investi gation. The reading of the report was re ceived with laughter by the Ilouse. The House then took up the bill to increase the compensation of clerks in the civil service in Washington, and after amendment passed it, and it now goes back to tbe Senate. The bill making appropriation for tbe repair of certain loruncauons was also passcu. The Ilouse then proceeded to the consideration of the resolutions offered by Mr. Schenck r.J7;n " . .... and Mr. Brandegee relative to the removal of the Naval Academy, and after a somewhat lively discussion, in which Mr. Phelps, Mr. Frank Thomas and Mr. John L. Thomas ably presented the interests of Maryland in tbe mutter, the resolutions were rejected by the decisive vote of 108 nays to 87 ayes. The House then resumed the consideration of the tariff bill, and pending its reading took a recess until 1 P. M., when it was again taken up, and occupied the attention ot tbe House until 10 o'clock, when the Ilouse adjourned. 'l'lte 't'arltr, Washington, Feb. 25, 1867. Mr. Morrill to-day made an earnest effort to get the House to send the Tariff bill to a conference committee ; but the moment he annouueed bis purpose twenty members rose to ask questions end defeat any tucn sum mary process of settling tbe question. All members who have bad any experience in conference committees known what lotteries they are, and so this motion wss looked upon with suspicion SLd distrust by every one who had soma special interest to guard. Governor Thomas scd Mr. Glenni Scofleld, always on tbe alert for auy raids upon the bituminous coal interests, in which their districts sre so largely interested, promptly announced their luttntion to oppose aucb reference unless it was sgreed that the duty on coal which both bodies bsd agreed to, at one dollar and 4 half per ton, should remain at that figure. Mr. Morrill would not agree to that, and several New England nien at once interpos ed and threatened to vote against it if it was agreed to Dy ur, Morrill, so be wu compel! ed to ask for a committee of conference witbont say restrictions, sad according to the ruling f Speaker Colfat such commit- tee wonld nave power to take any action they desired npon any part section of the bill. Mr. Morrill in vain tried to make him self beard over the House In his announce ment that if this motion failed the bill was lost for tbis Session, as there would not be time to consider the difference in tbo House. The noise and confusion was so Hirst that the Speaker kept continually rapping for order, and finally tbe roll was called, show ing 80 nays and 84 yeas. Lost by a major ity vote, although it would have required two-third vote to suspend the rnles and mako such reference. Considerable cnucusicg was ffoieff on all the afternoon to try and conciliate some'of the connecting Interests, especially the coal, salt, leather and stone, with an intention of making en effort tomorrow, after one amendment is msde in Committee of the Whole, to ask to report the bill to the House, and then ask for conference committee. A majority can do tbis, but the prospect is very faint for securing that majority. Should, however, it get to the committee, it is not at all certain that they can agree to such report as would be acceptable to both houses. Senatorial Imreallsralinir Commit Haiuiubcro, February 14th, 1867. The undersigned, a committee appointed under a joint resolution by the Legislature, passed January 8, A. D., 1867, and charged with the duty ot investigating alleged im proper influences in connection with 1 tbe election of a United States Senator on the 15th ult., report the following as the result ot their investigation in the premises: On the day upon which tbe committee was appointed they met and organized, and at once proceeded to the examination of witnesses, the committee continued to meet from day to day, until all the witnesses suggested to them bad been examined. 1 hey then gave a general invitation to any person to appear before the committee and givo such information as he might possess touching tho subject under inquiry, and after waiting some ten days or more (no one appearing), the committee closed their labors. No evidence was produced to implicate any member or this Legislature In the al leged corruption, nor were any of the dis linguisned persons named in connection with the office of United 3tates Senators, in any manner therein involved. The evidence in detail, taken by the com mittee, is berewtth presented for tbe infor mation of tho two houses. All of which is respectfully submitted. Morrow B. Lownr, : P. S. Pti ubacou, Tuos. B. Skamoht, J. X. Walls, Jas. L. Graham, Lapaybttb Wistbbook Mr. COLEMAN offered a resolution iti instructing the Committee on Public Build ings to inquire into tbe propriety ot en larging the Governors residence, and to present an estimate of tbe cost and plan if found desirable. Passed. rito.u .11 A It VI. A. M. GOV. 6WANN REFUSES TO RESIGN DISAP POINTMENT OF LIEUT. GOV. COX EXCITE MENT IS ANNAPOLIS AND BALTIMORE. Baltimore, Feb. 20. There was great disuppoiulment at Annapolis to-day in con sequence of Gov. Swann's refusal to resign the Gubernatorial chair, obedient to hie previous announcement. An immense throng of persons from Baltimore and elsewhere were present to participate in Gov.. Cox's inauguration, many of them his personal and political friends. The time for the inaugura tion ceremonies had nearly arrived ; Gov. Cox had his inaugural address all prepared, ond the people were gathering to hear biiu pronouuee it. He expected, in a brief hour more, to be Governor, and in possession of the State's great seal, gracefully handed over by his pre decessor; but how annoying bis disappoint ment, when informed !y special note from Governor Swann, that he hud concluded to hold on, and give the importunt step inatu rer deliberation, and communicate s.iid fact to tho Legislature. The intelligence enmc IfEe a thunder-clap, aud spread like wildfire. causing intense excitement and wonderment. Kuuior was soon busy, however, regarding the cause. Some asserted there was a mis understanding between the outgoing and in coming functionaries ; that Cox hud design ed withdrawing all Swann's nominations who are still unconfirmed, aud appointing others of his own choice; also, that Cox was giving signs of going over to the Radi cals, and thut the Democi actic members and Conservatives, who are Swann's friends, demand of him not to resign until their friends nominated to office were confirmed and made secure beyoud ull contingency. l ue dissatisfied members also threaten to defeat certain importunt measures if Swann resigned before their wishes were grunted. The most ostensible reason, however, is tbe fact that Governor Swann, when in Wash ington last Suturduv, was very cleurlv in formed that great doubt still existed of his being able to retain bis seat as United States Senator. In this event, Governor Cox might appoint Mr. Cresswell, or some speciel friend of Jiis own, to fill the vacancy, or that tbe Legislature might elect some straight out Democrat. It is surmised certain pledges are to be exacted and contingencies averted, so as to render Mr. Swaon'f scat secure in the United States Senate; otherwise be will hold on to the Governorship and let Governor Cox's in augural address, now in type, remain for some fur distant occasion. The chances are thrco to one that Mr. Swunn will not resign at all, or if so, not until tbe last hour, when be will make his communication promised in bis note to-day, to the General Assembly or Senate. The affair causes gieat excite ment here. ' the i:l,Ijtio i.x cii:ouuK- TOtVJI, I. C. A ladical Mayor llioeeu. Washington, Feb. 23. An election took place to-day in Georgetown for Mayor and Common Council, it being the first election in the District of Columbia in which the colored vote is counted. The registry show ed 071 negroes and 1,850 white. A detail of 143 men for duty was made, including the police force of the town and the mount ed force, in order to preserve the peace. At nine o'clock the polls of voters, with out the distinction of color, commenced. Tbe votes of several coloied men were re jected because they could not be identified, and a few on the ground of minority. This action of the judge of election delayed the colored voters somewhat, requiring them to make an oath to tb&ir identity and age. Great exertions were made by each party to bring voters to the polls. Duriug the entire day there was . less drunkenness and disorderly conduct than usual upon the streets, though from an early hour the streets and comers in the viciuity of the polls were occupied by groups of citizens without distinction of color, who were evidently deeply interested in the re sult of the election. The restaurants and tippling bouses were closed all day, and the metropolitan police contiuually patrolling the town. Charles D. Websh, Radical, la elected by a majority of 68 over Henry Addison, the Conservative, or white man's candidate, but the large number of councilmen on tbe Ad dison ticket are elected I . Washington, Feb.. So The official re turns of the Georgetown election show that not only wss tbe radiral csndldate for May or, elected by SO majority, but also seven radical councilmen to four of tbe conserva tive party. It is said that the pegro rote was solkily cast for the successful esodl dates. A fire at Fairfax Court Ilouse. week before ! last, was successfully fought with snow. A jeweller in New York Imported $8,000 Worth of diamonds in a quantity of cork, y Two hundred additional omnlbusses have been built id Paris, In view of the coming Exposition. : - .1 ; ; Colenso has written a letter to prove that primitive Christians offered no prayer to I'btUt. Grace Greenwood is in favor of giving the ballot to every woman who owns a sewing macbino or wash tub. r , John Chinaman in Paris furnishes meal at a very low price to workingmen, but tbete is an unuappy suspicion or rats I The New York Stock Exchange has given $80,000 for tbe purchase of food for the poor oi tne south, by tbe Southern Relief: Com tnittee. Wellington Wllmot, a lawyer,' 1 now on trial in new xom upon a charge of forgery, Fifty thousand bales of cotton have been received in Boston since January 1. Cases of Asiatic cholera are said to have recently appeared in New Hartford, Ct., at tended with fatal results. rutstieid, Mass., has a ben which was buried in the snow for three weeks, and came uuiuiive, wuu oniy a sngiit Chill. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. TO BUILDERS. PROPOSALS will be received at tha office of L. T. Rnbrbach. Eaa.. In Sunbnr. fur tha anwlinn of TWO NEW SCHOOL H0U6KS, one in the North- wi uwrici ana one in tbe Bouihut Ciitrlet, in me norougn oi ounoary, ra , until 12 M., on Satur day the lbth day of March. Ib67. I'lnm and ineci float ion of the buildinga can be seen at the Law office oi nr. Konroacn. I. B. LENKER, L. T. ROHRBACH, ( Building 6. P. WOLVERTON, f Committee. J. II. LOVE. 1 Sunbury. March 2, 1807 2t IIA.0 I'OH NALK. TTANDSOME, One-toned, new, and price low. 1JL inquire at ium uinoo. CONSUMPTION CAN BE CURED. THE TRUE REMEDY AT LAST DISCOVERED, t phniu'a IMh Ment Cure, Prepared from the formula of Prof. TrouBaean, of l'aris, ourea Consumption, Lung Diseases, Bronchitia, Dyspepain, Marasmus, Uenornl Debility and all mor bid condition of the system dependent on deficiency of vital fnroe. It is plemant to taite, and a (ingle bottle will convince tbo most skeptical of ils virtue as tho great healing remedy of the age. $1 a bot tle, or six bottles for fV Kent by Express. Sold by S. C. UPUAM, So. 2i South EIOIITn Street, rnuuaeipbia. And all principal Druggists. Circulars sent froo Maroa 2, 1867.-3m Commissioners' Sale - OP Seated and I.'nNeated Luntln. "VTOTICE is hereby giyen that the following traots X of Unseated Lands and Lots of Ground will be Sold at public sule at tbe office of the County Com missioners, in tbe borough of Sunbury. Northumber land county, on MONDAY, the 8th day of APRIL. A. D. Ib07, which said tracts of land and lota of ground have heretofore been purchased at Trea surer's sale, for tbe use of the county of Northum berland in pursuance of an Act of General Assembly, passed the 131 h ot March, 1815, entitled an Aot to amend an Aot dircoting Ihe mode of selling unseated lands for taxes and for other purposes, the said trnole haying been purchased as aforesaid by the County Commissioners and have remained unredeemed for five years and upwards, this sale to be in pursuance of, and in aooordnnoe with the powers given in the aoti of Oenernl Assembly, passed the 2'Jtu day of March, 1824, scotioo 1. 2 lots, block 125, Nos. 8 and 9, in Zorbo, as the pro perty of Widow Millor. 2 lots, blook 130, in Zerbe, as the property of John Burk. 1 lot. block 58, No. 1 2, in Zorbe, as the property of Gottlieb Gnpey. 2acresoflnnd in Lower Mahonoy, as the property of II. llerold. 2071 acres of land in Coal, Warrantee, Aloxander Hunter. 1-03 sores of land, Warrantee, James Sceloy. 100 acres of land in Sbamokin Warrantee, Aloxan der Hunter. SO aoree of land in Coal, Warrantee, Peter Brosions. 60 acres of land in Cameron, Warrantee, Alexander Hunter. One-third of 104 acres of land in Coal, Warrantee, Thomas Reese. 57 acres of land in Little Mahonoy, Warrantee, Alex ander HotU. 23 acres of land in Little Mahonoy, Warrantee, John Smith. 42 acres of land in Lower Augusta, Warrantee, John Smith. 28 acres of land in Lowor Augusta, Warrantee, John Smith. i 77 acres of land in Lower Augusta, Warrantee, John bmitQ. Five-aixthe of 100 acres of land in Jackson, Warran tee, Thoe. Reese. 16 acres of land in Coal, Warrantee, Philip Hurah. 77 acres of land in Little Mahonoy, Warrantee, Dr. John Smith. Fire-sixths of 239 acres of land in Little Mubonoy, Wairaatee, Thoe. Keese. 238 acres of land in Little Mahonoy, Warrantee, John Smith. 42 acres of land in Little Mahonoy, Warrantee, John bmitb. 300 acres of land In Upper Mahonoy, Warrantee, John Smith. 103 acres of land in Shamokin township, Warrantee, James Lewis. HUGH MARTIN, JOHN KCKMAN, Commis'rs. SOLOMON UILLMAN ) Chas. Wiavkb, Clerk. March 2, 187. t Carriage for Sale. ONE CARRIAGE, may be need with one or two Horses. Inquire at this office. March 2, lh67. To Jurymen & Others, ATTENDING next term ol Court, are bereby informed that BOARDINQ can be had at Mr. THOMIV40.VS BOARDING HOUSE, Near the Northern Central Railroad Depot, SUN- ttUHX, PA., at the most reasonable rates. TRANSClENTand PERMANENT BOARDERS, will find this a first olass bouse. Thankful for past patronage, and by strict atten tion in the future I hope to continue the same. Sunbury, Maroh2, 1867. PAYING FLAG STONE ! THE subscriber is prepared to deliver to the eiti" sens of Sunbury and Northumberland, and neighboring towns, a superior quality of FLAG STUNK, fur paying, at the shortest notioe. Orders attended to Dy addressing at DunDury, to Sunbury, Feb. 18, 18T. 3m BT virtu of a certain of Venditioni Exponas, Is sued out of the Court of Common Pleaaof North umberland eounty. and to me directed, will be ex posed to publio sale, at the Court House, in the lturough of Sunbury, on Monday, March 18th 1867, at I o'clock P. M., the following property, to wit: Five (&) certain lots of ground, situate in the Bo rough of Shamokin, Northumberland county, Pa., described as follow) : Lot No. , bounded on the north by lot No. i, the property of David N. Lake : lot ro. . bounded Dy lot no. a ; ioi mo. s, oounaea by Jot No. 4 ; lot No. S, bounded by lot No. 6; lot No. T. bv lot No. A oa the north, and Walnut street on the south, all fronting on Ath street, in width about leet, and in depib snout too teet to a ?a leet alley, in block No. IV in the plan of said town Seised, taken into execution, and to be sold as the property of William Atwater with aotio to tenants. VAfliAU aAVAWt,DUUI Sheriffs Offloe, 1 Sunbury, Feb. fl, 1867. j EXCELSIOR I EXCEL8I0KII CHASTELLAR'S Hair Exterminator ! I FOR REMOVING SUPERFLUOUS HAIR. T the ladies especially, this invaluable depilatory re oaamenda itself aa being en ataSoet indiapeneable article to faaaale beauty, is easily applied, dues nut bura or injure the akin, but acte directly ou iheronta. It la warranted to remove superfluous kau frosa low foreheada. a from any rt of lao uaiy, eAHsptateiy, totally sua nvni ileal I y axur Dal lux the same leavuic the ski a soft, anwou it ins the seme leaving the ekia hie ie the uhr article used S tl emoutk aud isUuraL This is the uly article used S tbe Planch, and la the only leal effectual daauhsiory u existence Price) 7S eente ei aeokage, eaul naa-aald, to any address, am leeeiptafe ' BC10ER, SHt'TTS A CO , Ceesrusts, . . n liner en, To,N.Y. Fetxrury IS, lSTly HELMB0LD S FLUID EXTRACT ! a certain eare foe diaeeaee of tbe BLADDER, K1DNBYS, GRAVEL," DROPSY, OR" OANIO WEAKNKS9, ,, FEMALt COMPLAINTS, OBNEBAL. iti eU ehieeie of tbe i ; ' VRINA RY ot6AN93, whetbej eilMing in t ULE OR FEMALE, from whaterw mute originating and.no matter of HOW LONGSTANDING. Dieeaeet of three nrgane require tbe aee of a dinretie. If no treatment la eubmitted to. Cunaumntion ur Inaan- ity may eneue. Out Fleah ami Blood aie eappefted from theee soofcee, end tbe i HEALTH AND HAPPINESS, and that of Posterity, depends upon prompt use of a reliable remedy. , .... HELMIIOCD'S EXTRACT fiUCHU, Established upwarda of 19 years, prepared by II. T. UEL.MIIOL.I, DRUGGIST, 694 Broadway, New York, and ' ' 104 South lutti Street, Philadelphia, Pa.' March I, IbSr.ly ....;. TAaF NO MORE UNPLEASANT AND UNSAFE REMKOIK8 for unpleasant end dainremua dueaeee. Use Hat.aiaoLO's bxTnscr Bgciio tan Ijaraovns Rosa Wash March, 1667. ly $100 REWARD . Fot a medicine that will cure CCUGHS, INFLUENZA, TICK1JNO in the THROAT, WHOOPINp COUOII, , ot relieve CONSUMPTIVE OOUOHS, aa quiok as COE'S COUGH BALSAMI OVER ONE MILLION DOTTLES have been sold end not a single iusUnce of its failure is known We have, in our poMeasnai, any quantity of Cer tincalea, some of them from EMINENT PHYSICIANS who have used It in their practice, anil given it the pre eminence over every other compound, IT DOES NOT DRY UP A COUGH, but LOOSENS IT, so aa to enable the patieut to expectorate freely. Two or three doere. " ( Will tavAauBLt CvaS TicaLiaa tx tnt Tirxoat ! A half hntile has often completely cured the most Stub born Cnugli, and yet. Human it la sure and speedy in ila operation, it is perfectly hiirraleis, being purely veKelahle His very agreenhletu the teste, and may be administered tochildreu of any age. In cases of CROUP we will guarantee a core, if taken in Benson. NO FAMILY SHOULD BE WITHOI T IT! It is within the reach of all, it being the cheapest and best medicine extant. C. C. CLARK k CO., Proprietors, NEW HAVEN, CONN. February J3, lf7. ly Lyon' Periodical Drops, THE UREAT FEMALE REMEDIES FOR IRRE GULAR1TIES! I have tested theae Drone in my own ,lace, oyer ten yeara, and do not hesitate to any, that uothing haa yet been developed by medical research, that acta ao powerfully, positively, and harnileasly, in cuseeof female irregularity, as does inis medicine. In oil recent cases it never fulls, while thousands who have been long aotteiers, are indebt ed to it lor the boon of health to day. Although ao powerful nnd positive, ther are perfectly hnrrnlera, and may he used at ull tin.es, except when spe eially forbidden in lliedireclioua They have been extensively employed by eminent phy eicieua in France and England, aa well aa in my own prac tice, river ten years, and I have yet to hear of tha bra iiivlance of failure. I could g ve yoa teatiinoinala of then erhcacy from bidiee all over ihe northern and western States, were they not in their nature private Over 100, UOU hotllea have been add the past year, and I hope and trust as rnitny sufferers have been henefiited. I am well awure Ihnt a remedy s potent to remove all olr etructious, mny Ire used for-a Dad pnrpoee, but trust that where one boute is thus used, ten may full into the bands ot really needy anffcreta. To ull who suffer from any irreirularity; paintul, diffi coit. excessive, offensive or obstructed Meustiuation. I.u corrlicn, or thetrnin of disenses that follow, I would any, try a hoitle ol Dr. I.yoa's French Periodical Drops Being a mini prepurntion.ineir neuon la more direct and posi tive than any pills or powders. Explicit directions, lieur. inxmy facaimile. accompany each b dile. They may be obuiiued id1 nenrly every drurrs'iat in the eountrv, or by inclosing the price MC. G. CI. A UK A CO , New Iliiven, Cl.f General Ageuta for the United Suites ai.d Canada. DR JOHN I. I .YON. 1'rnclicinff Phyairlfin, Price, l SOperflotile. New Huven, Conn. February 43, IS67 ly FEMALE COLLEGE. iiomt:.wow., a., PLEASANTLY LOCATED O.N THE DELAWARE RIVER. Two and three-quarter hours' ride by railroad from New York, aud one and a quurter from Phila delphia. SUMMER SESSION COMMENCES MARCH 6th. For Calnlogues, containing terms, etc., address Rev. JOHN H. BRAKELEY, A. M., Prest., Bordentown, N. J. February 23, 1867. Ira. HEI.MBOLD'S EXTRACT Dl.CIlU end Improved Rose Wntl. cures secret ami delicate disorders in all their stages, at iiltle expeiiee, lillle o no ch:inxe in diet, ro in convenience and n- exnoaure. t ii pleasant in taste and odor, immediate ill ila action, and free from all inju rious properties, in ha rt? I y HELM BOLD'd" CONCENTRATED EXTRACT 11UCHU Is the Great Diuretic. HclmlolcTt Concentrated Extract &tr$npariUa Is the Great Blood Purifier. Both are prepared according to rulea of Pharmacy and Cheinisrr. and nie tha most active that can be made. March's, lc07.- ly Executor's! iNolU-o. EataU of Til O MAS ItOBTS, Jceeuietl. "VJOTICE is hereby given that letters testamentary 1 havinr been eranted to the undersigned, on the estate of Thomas Itobbins, late of tbe Borough of Sunbury, Northumberland oounty, Pa., deceased, all persons indebted are requested to make imme diate payment, and those having claims to present them, duly authenticated, tor settlement. JOHN O. MARKLE, Executor. Sunbury. Feb. 16, 1867. VALUABLE REAL ESTATE FOR SALE THE undersigned offers at private sale the follow ing valuable real estate, situate in the Borough Sunbury, late tbe property of Thomas Robins, doe'd: Tbe Hotel Properly on Front street, with all the outbuildings, Ao., lately oocupied by Frederick Spaoht. A valuable Ilouse and Lot on Market Street, to gether with all tbe outbuildings. For further particulars apply to juua u. JUAiiKLt, txeoutor. Feb. 16, 1867-2m Sunbury, Pa. POLAND'S Magic Bilious Powders. rpH!S .'REPARATION ia the diteorery of the Rev. X J. W. P.. In ud, formerly the piui.r of the lieptist Church in Gtiib'Wii, N. U., mud a man dmrly beloved by Uiut deiioiniiiHtion thriHigbout New K1.4le.11d He wu obliged to leave the pulpit end atndy medicine to auve hie own lite, eitd his Magic Pitwdete ate one of the muet wuudefful diacoveriee ofauKleru liutee. It ia THE GEEAT LIVER AND BILIOUS EEMEDY I which completely throws in the shade all other discoveries In medicine ; and it affords him much gratification that they receive the onatiimiuia approbation if all who have teal ad there The Magio Uiltoue Powders arc a PorsltlreCare Tor I.tvor Complalrat I in ils moat agravaled form, and an immediate corrector ofall UlXIOlTB IsKnANGE.-tlirilTS: Excellent for HHAPACHB, CONSTIPATION, PIMHI.KS, BIVTCHKrV A SALLOW fKIN, DROWSINESS. DIZZINESS. HEARTBURN, PALPITATION, And a moat wonderful CURE A PREVENTIVE OF FEVER AGUE! (Weadviae all who ere troubled with this fearful mala dy to always keep the Powdera ou baud ready fur imme diate uae ) Here are a few Important paiticulara : I" They are the Qrcat Specific for all Bilious Affec tions. Sd They are tbe only known remedy that wiU cure Liver Compleiut. Sd The are the ouly known remedy that will care Constipation. ia. The Powdere are es tboroaek ia their operation that cue package will be all thai the majority of thoae uamg theia will require In eSect a cure. ath They aie mild and plea taut yet Ihe not effec. tuel cathartic known. Sik They are Ihe ekeapretand best medicine extant, ae lliey can be sent by aaaii to any put of Ihe globe for the price. CO eente. Cirmlare, containing eertitcatee, laformatioa, Ae., lent to eny pan of the world free of ehare. QU))Y ALLDKU0G1BT3, or by mail oa apphca tion to C. 0. CLARK CO., Caaaaai, r, - New Bavea, Cuna. ' 1 fnet, M CeieM jeer Bo. February tyes?.!. " CALL and see thoae Watiful fine Cagsa st the new Hardware store of i H COJf LEY A CO , DESXEL & CO., Ih vriilrd fit. root. f. I 4 - (bstwsis aAftjfliT A cacixct,) PHILADELPHIA, BANKERS, AND DEALERS IN ! GOVERNMENT SEaTJRITIES. aU.E, JIIW, AAD A Kill ST, , COKVBBTKD IN TO 6-20a Without charge, and st present with e PROFIT to the HOLDER, . OOLD, SILVER, , COMPOUND INTEREST ' BOTES WANTED. Applications by mail will receive prompt alien- tion, and all information cheerfully furnished. Blocks and JJonds bought and sold on commission -here or In New Vnrk. Orders solicited. February 23, 18B7. 8m COE'S DYSPEPSIA CURE THIS GREAT HEMES i" FOIl ALL DISEASES of tha S T O TsL A. O H , is the discovery of the Inventor nf Cne's vnluable Couth Balsam, while experimenting for hisnwu health. Iteured Cramp iu Ihe fMomnch for him which had before yielded lo iiothinir hot chloroform. - The almoal daily testimony from various parta nf the country encourage us to believe there is no disease caused by a disordered stomach it will nut speedily cure. Physiciana endorse and Uae it I Ministers give teatimony of its efficacy. And from all directions we receive tidings of cares per formed. DYSPEPSIA I It is sure to eare. IIF.ARTDl'RN ! One dose will eure. SICK HEADACHE! It haa cured in hundreds of eases HEADACHE AND DIZZINESS! It stops in thirty minutes. VCIDITY OF THF. STOMACH ! It corrects at once. RISK OF THE FOOD! It stops immediately. DISTRESS AFTER EATING ! One doae will remove. CHOLERA MORBUS! Rapidly yields to a few duces. BAD BREATH ! Will be changed with half a bottle. IS IS PERFECTLY HABMLE88, Ita UNPRECEDENTED SUCCESS ia owing to lUf fact that It Cure by Awaistinc; Nature TO RE-ASSERT HER SWAY IN THE 8YSTF.M I Nearly every dealer in the United Stales sells it at ONE DOLLAR PER BOTTLE. a, C. 0. CLARK & CO., Proprietors, SEW HAVES, CONN. February 2:1, 1867. ly. trgintttr'fs IXoticeat. NOTICE is hereby given to all legatees, ereditors and other persona interested in tbe following estates, that the Administratots, Executors and Guar dians of the within named, have filed their accounts with the Register of Northumberland county, and that said accounts will be presented to tbe Orphans' Court for confirmation and allowance, on Tuesday, March 12, 1807, at IU A. ju. I. The aooount of Sarah J. Ooodlandor, adminis tratrix of John V. Uoodlander, doo d., filed Doc. 10, ldnfj. 2. The account of Dr. Wm. McCleery, rruardiitu of Ursula 1). Uoodlander, minor child of John Y Uoodlander. dee'd., filed Dec. 10. 1S4. S Tho account of Patrick O Unra, administrator of Doininick O'Unrn, deo'd., filed Dec ID, 186S. 4 The account of D L. Irlund, guardian of Savilla B. Knllmcr, filed Janunry 3, 1607. b The pnrtiul account of Jacob Evert, executor f Herjnmin Katlerinon, dec 'd., filed Janunry &, laf7. Ii Tho account of Wm C. Dentler. dee'd , who wns one of tho executorsof John F. Denller, dee'd , settled by William R. and John P. Dentler.admims trnlors of Wm. C. Dcntler, deo'd., filed Jan. 8, !8i7. 7 The aocount of Peter J. Oberdorf, one of tbe nduiiiiititrntnrs of George Oberdorf, dee'd., who waa cunrdinn of John Stanley tstroh. a minor child of John Ktroh, dee'd.. filed January 18, lSf.7. H Theacoountof Jacob E. JIueuch, exeoutor of Barbara Ann Aluxamler, doe'd., filed Jan. 22. 1S57. 9 The account of Jacob Seasholts, administrator of Daniel Arnold, doo'd., filed February 6, 1807. 10 The acoount of C. A. Conrad, executor of Dan iel D. Conrad, dee'd., filed February 6, 1S07. 11 The account of Wm. M. Rockefeller, executor of Philip llrymire, dee'd., filed February 7, 1K67. p 12 Tbe account of Wm. T. Forsyth, administrator of Rebecca Wells, dee d., filed February 8, 1867. ' 13 Tbe account of Samuel Kltnger, guardian of Reuben Klinger, filed February 8, 167. It The aocount of Saruh liluom. administratrix of George Martin, Sr., deo'd., filed Jan. 8, 1867. 15 Tbe aocount of John P. Klinger, guardian of John Carl, minor child of John Carl, deo'd., filed February 9, 18t7. It Tbe accoent of Daniel Zartman, guardian of Edward F. Bartholomew, minor of William Bar tholomew, dec 'i,. tiled February 0, 1867. 17 The acoount of Herman Campbell, dee'd., guardian ef Mary, Alice. Levi, and Joseph T. Nei dig, minora of Susanah Neidig, dee'd., settled by Kuchael Campbell, administratrix of llarman Camp bell, dee'd.. filed February 9. 1867. J. A. J. tTMMLXGS, Register. Sunbury, February 16, 1867. 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Nn. 3 Weal Fayette Sua I, .naacvas, N. Y. Feb. 16, lc7.-ly r AND ' ' IvTOTIST ACHES ! ItORCKi) la grow upon Ike anvaahest face in fm ' three lo Sve weeks by using Dr. BKVIfJNK'S HKi T'AUKATKUK CAPIl.LAIHb, the most wonderful di covery in mtaiern science, acting upoi, the Heard ai Hair in an alnvvt mua-uloua manner. It has been ux by the elite of fans aud lMiduM with lha mt H.itiern eucceea. Namee of all purchasers will be registwrd, ui if entire eatiafaetioa ia nut given in every mauuee, il money will be cheerfully relawled Price by mail, seal, and p. paid, f,. IHwcipllve eirrulara and tealimonia mailed free. Addraae UKKGKIt, blltTTS k CC Chemists, No. - River Street, Troy.N. Y .Sole agei for the United Staree fcblSaly. There cooeth glad tidinf f jny In all, . 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