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- . - HARVEY BICKLER, Editor. TUN KHAN NOCK, PA. Wednesday, Jan. 13, 1869. A Sticker. Wen- it not for the little insignificant looking "e" in the name "Zeba," we should be almost, if not altogether inclined to the opinion, that the following statement — copied from the Harrisburg Patriot —as to the mode in which a paytriotic "paste sliuger" got his finger into the sticky dish, —referred to the Hon. Ziba Lott, of this county. When the hist named gentleman left here for the Capitol, he was dressed inhis "Leg islator clothes." We can't think he would consent to soil them, with the sticky, glut inous compound, called paste. We shan't l>elif've that our Ziha is the identical "Zt ba" spoken of. Nothing short of his return in the spring, with a soiled and ruined suit—with pockets filled with paste brushes, damp and sticky with recent use ; will convince us. (He'd hardly pack them with his share of the Purdon's Digests, manuals, records, pens, envelopes, paper and other Legislative perquisites.) His absence, however, inclines us to the opinion that he must be, somewhere, stuck in the paste, used in such expensive quan tities at Harrisburg last winter. Hut, read the story of ' 'Zeba." HON. ZEBA LOTT. —The historical failings of the Lots is to look back. Mrs. Lot once looked back upon the corruptions of the city which had beguiled her understanding, and now we have the Hon. Zeba Lott cast ing a longing, lingering, backward glance upon the fiesh-pots in which he was vfont to dip his legislative spoon when a member of the House. The Hon. Zeba cares noth ing about the honors which attach to a Pennsylvania law-maker; others may wear the laurels of the legislator ; others may carry off the palm in debate, or receive the plaudits of the public for successful hits in Buncombe ; but as for the Hon. Zeba Lott, who was last year a member of the Legisla ture, liis ambition will be fully satisfied if he can paste and fold documents for the gentlemen who coiiqiose the present House of Representatives. He not only looks back upon Sodom, but returns to and re enters it, even if it must la; in the humblest and most degraded conditiou. He cannot help if, for he is a Lott. Yesterday, in the House, during the elec tion of subordinate officers, the Hon. Zeba Lott was nominated as one of the radical caucus candidates for PASTER and FOLDER. Mr. Brown, of Clarion (dein.,) moved to insert, in lieu of this nomination, the name of George Schindler, of Cumberland county a maimed soldier. Mr. Brown sent up to the Clerk's desk, and had read for the in formation of the House, a paper signed by Governor Geary, Secretary Jordon, Audi tor General Hartranft, Surveyor General Campbell, and other distinguished radicals, recommending Mr. Schindler to the good offices of the House. A debate upon the motion sprung up, in which Mr. Brown, Mr Corn man, of Cumberland, Mr Nice, of Schuylkill, and Mr. Playford, of Fayette, all democrats, cogently and eloquently urged the propriety of adopting the motion whilst Mr. Strang of Tioga, Mr Davis, of Philadelphia, and Mr. Nicholson, of Beaver, all radicals, opposed the motion with great vehemence and bitterness. The motion was lost by a strict party vote, the demo crats voting for it, and the radicals against it. Thus the radical majority in the House gave this small position to Hon. Zeba Lott, ex-member of the Legislature, in preference to George Schindler, the maimed soldier. Mr. Schindler is a member of the radical party, and the objection of "disloyalty" cannot be urged against him. But the • Hon. Zeba Lott had to be permitted to gratify his PENCHANT for looking back up on the stews of Sodom, even at the expense of this one-legged radical soldier. Oh ! shame, where is thy blush ? We devote several columns of this page to a brief, and to us, an interesting sketch of the HON. ASA PACKER, taken from a late New York paper. To most of our readers we presume this plain narrative of an active real man, whose business often calls him among us, —but whose modesty makes him reticent as to himself and the means whereby he has achieved his great success; will le read with far greater in terest than any romance, or mere story of fiction. Judge Packer has been spoken of by many of the leading papers of the State as the next Democratic candidate for Govern or. We have from the first, seconded this suggestion, or nomination. To say that he is a pure, honorable and upright man—one who never for any pur }K>se lent himself to the doing of a mean or wrongful act. is but, faint praise to those who know him most intimately. To say 1 j that lys election as Governor would, for a period at least restore the administration of the affairs of the State to the plan and prac tices of the earlier and better days of its history, is saying enough, if rightly uniler , stood, to secure for him a unanimous nom ination, and after it. a triumphant election. I>'t the people read the storv of the next "•v Governor of Pennsylvania ! I i A fashion authority says the bride now ,i, furnishes the bridesmaid's dresses. (From Hayney's (N. Y.) Journal. ASA PACKER, OF PENNSYLVANIA. BY. JOHN ELDF.RKIN. Anthracite coal was first used in the Wy oming Valley, Pennsylvania, in the year 1708. A blacksmith, whose name is unfor tunately unknown to the writer, was the first man to utilize, in his inconsiderable country stithy, this valuable mineral. It was not until one hundred years afterward, inlßoß, that Judge Fell, of Wilkesbarr, first used it in a grate for heating his family mansion. As late as 1820 the mining of autlira cite coal may hardly la 1 said to have begun, for the production of that year did not ex ceed 365 tons, or one ton for each day. Half a century later, in 1866, the annual production has reached 12,000,000 tons, or 31,000 tons (>er day. A recent visitor to the coal fields, in summing up the amazing development of this great interest, says : •'Little did the toiling wagoner who, over rough and mountainous roads, slowly pushed his way towards PhiLulelphia, with his wagon laden with this new and little-un derstood article of fuel, realize that the child that passed him by fhe roadside would, ere his head was mantled by silver y locks, see a capital of more than one hundred and fifty million dollars invested in the transi>ortation routes for carrying this article to market, or that it would be come a necessity in every household. It is probably within bounds to say that in mines developed and undeveloped, in mine improvements, and in the cost of construc tion and equipment of water ways and rail ways, the anthracite trade of Pennsylvania at the present time represents a property valuation of three hundred and fifty mil lion dollars. Great as is this growth, and enormous as the figures, the trade is by thinking men believed to l>e yet iu its infancy. To trace the course of this how wagons were supplanted by arks ; arks by canal boats : canal boats by gravity rail roads, and those by locomotive roads, and monuments of engineering skill propor tionate to the vast operations of the present time, is impossible within the limits of this article- It is our purpose to glance at the history of one individual whose life has lieou mainly spent in pushing forward the great works which have largely contributed to this enormous growth, and indirectly to the prosperity and comfort of millions of the American people. Asa Packer was born in the township of Groton, New London County, Connecticut, in the beginning of the year 1806. His grandfather, Elisha Packer, was most prominent and successful business man of his native town. He was a farmer, tanner, and shoe manu factuer, diligent in business, and not neglect ful of those higher responsibilities which he inherited with his puritan blood. He was a staunch member of the Baptist denomina tion, and worshipped in the church erected on the site of the old Pequot Fort, still in existence, and known as the Fort Hill Church. His father, Elisha Packer, Jr., was a man of strong sense, industrious, economical, and of indejieudent character, but never very successful in business. A younger brother of his father,- Daniel Packer, however, had a watchful eye to the interests of his nephew, aud as soon as Asa was of age, to do something for himself, this Daniel Packer got him a situation in thetanuery of Mr. Smith, of N. Stouington. Although Asa Packer hail enjoyed very limi ted opportunities of education, these had enabled him to master the rudiments of knowledge, and he made every effort to im prove his mind and increase his store df in formation. By diligence, faithfunless and good temper, the first indications of a man ly character, he won the confidence, and ul timately the affection of his eniph >yer. Des pite liis youth he came to lie regarded by the tanner as a confidential friend and ad viser, and if death had not interposed and broken the connection, Asa Packer would probably have become a partuer in the es tablishment, and ended his fife as a tanner. During Mr. Smith's last illness Asa was his trusted manager, and after the hours of business his sympathizing friend and com panion. After the death of Mr. Smith, Asa #ll gag ed himself to a farmer by the name of John Brown. This fanner wa§ a man of strong charater and still stronger convictions. He was a Democrat of the school of Thomas Jefferson. From this farmer Asa Packer got the bias which has ever inclined his heart and judgment to the party which is now known as the Democratic. After passing a year with the old farmer, summering and wintering with him, talk ing over in the long days of labor every subject connected with the business of far ming, and the duties of the citizen, and getting discipline both of body and of mind of the most valuable kind, Asa went back to Mystic, and spent a year at home. During this year he attended school, and having learned the value of knowledge, he applied himself to study, and arrived at considerable proficiency in those branches which are most useful in the practical af fairs ok life. Like all young men of New England, when Asa reached seventeen years of age, he felt that it was time for him to make a serious effert to establish liiinself in the world. At this time Pennsylvania was at tracting great numbers of Eastern men. The tide had not yet set for the more distant Western portions of our national domain. Taken up by the cm-rent, in the years 1822, when but just seventeen, with a knapsack which contained his whole ward robe, an a few dollars in his purse, Asa Packer set out on foot for Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. Arrived at the town of Brooklyn, he apprenticed himself to the trade of carpenter and joiner. After serving his time as an apprentice, and becoming the master of his business, he continued to work at it assiduously for several years, when he invested his savings iu a lot of laml on the upper water* of the Susquehanna, and entered upon the hard but free and adventurous life of the pio neer. He made a clearing, and reared with his own hands the cabin to which he soon after brought u bride. The lady whom he selected to la 1 the mistress of his home was a daughter of Zoplier Blakslee a name that will be recognized even now by many in Northern Pennsylvania. She proved a worthy wife to Asa Packer, in his early struggles. >Vhilo he was about his work iu the fields, or striking sturdy blows in the forest which hemmed in his homestead on every side, Mrs. Packer was equally hard at work attending to the domestic affairs of the household. Her nimble lingers, with the aid of the spinning-wheel, made all the garments worn by the family during the first ten years of their married life. There was no dispute about the authority or sphere of either ; each found appropriate work close at hand, and was content with doing it, and with reciprocating sympathy and counsel. In the valley of the Lehigh, Josiah White and Erskine Hazard, representatives of as sociated capital of Philadelphia, had pro jected and executed improvements which made the wonderful riches of this section— its coal, iron, timber, lime, cement and slate—partially available. Hither came Asa Packer, a poor artisan, to labor with his hands, to mix with a crowd of men sim larly employed suid undistinguished. What has raised Asa Packer so far above the throng of which he then was but a unit ? Here was a field for the highest intelli gence and the most untiring energy. Ac cordingly, iu the spring of 1833, when he was 27 years of age, Asa Packer left his farm in Susquehanna county, and perma nently settled himself iu the Lehigh vallev. Hjs advent into a region in which he was destined to accomplish so much made no stir. He brought to the new field but a few hundred dollars. His capital lay in his active mind, stout heart and strong arms, and in industrious and thrifty habits. His first and second summers were employed in boating coal from Maucli Chunk to Phila delphia, in which he acted as master of his own boat. About this time Mr. Packer made a visit to his relations at Mystic. To his brother, Robert Packer, and his uncle, Daniel Pack er, he gave such an account of the advanta ges of the coal region, that they were indu ced to accompany liini on his return. They visited in company the collieries established in the valley and went, over the great field just opening for business. Daniel Packer was so struck with the magnitude of the opportunity, that he declared that age alone deterred him from closing his busi ness, ami selling all his property in Con necticut, and coming to the Lehigh Valley. He advised the brothers to unite their means and engage in business at Mauch Chunk, ofiering to assist them with money and credit, and to stand before them in ev ery emergency. This advice exactly accord ed wifli the veiw of Asa Packer, and the two brothers immediately engaged in busi ness in general merchandise in Mauch Chunk, under the firm name of A. kR. W. Packer, with a capital of 85,600. The most of this money had been saved by Asa Packer from hard earnings of former years. The new house entered, from the mo ment of opening, upon an extended and profitable business. It soon became known by its large transactions both on the Le high and Schuylkill rivers. They were the first through transporters of coal to the New York market, and it is a fitting return that the business should still continue to be the largest item in the income of Asa Pack er its projector, Through his coal-mining 0) >erations he was brought into close rela tions with the late Commodore Stockton, and between them there "sprung up a warm friendship, a friendship which prov ed of great value to Mr. Packer at a trying moment, when pushing forward to comple tion the great enterprise of his life, the Le high Valley railroad. Up to the year 1850 the transportation of coal of the Leliigh Valley to market had I)een altogether by water, but the business liarl now reached such a magnitued as, in Mr-Packer's judgment, to justify the buil ding of a railroad along the banks of the Lehigh river. Accordingly he urged upon the Lehigh Coal and Navigariou Company the policy of building a road as a part of their system of transportation; but the project was not favorably regarded by the company. Experience, it was answered, had proved that coal and iron would only pay water freights. The Reading railroad, which enjoys unusual facilities in grades and water connections, was instanced to clinch the argument. Asa Packer's opinion how ever, was not affected by this adverse criti cism of his proposition, and he determined to take the matter personally in hand. The ground for a railroad in the Lehigh Valley was embraced in a charter for a road of much greater extent, projected by that great Pennsylvania financier, Edward R. Biddle. It was embraced in the charter of the Delaware, Lehigh, Schuylkill and Sus quehanna railroad company, incorporates! April 21. 1840. The first survey was made in the fall of 1850. Not until the 4th of April, 1851, seventeen days before the char ter would have expired by its own limita tion, did Asa Packer hike his place in the l>oard of managers. Ou the same day the board sanctioned the grading of a mile of railroad near Allen town, and thereby the limitation was avoid ed. On the 30th of October, 1851, Mr. Packer became owner of a controlling por tion of the stock, and subsequently sub mitted a proposition to build the road from Mauch Chunk to Easton, a distance of for ty-six miles, for a consideration to be paid in the stock and bonds of the company, the name of which was now changed to the Lehigh Valley railroad company, to suit its extent and true field of work. Mr. Packer's proposition was accepted and he commenced work in Noveinl>er, 18- 52. Under his j>ersonal supervision it was pushed with great vigor, OH hd received on- • ly stocks and bonds in payment, he liaz arded his whole fortune in the enterprize. In its early completion and profitable work- j ing, he saw every dollar of his investment quadrupled, and'every acre of land iu the Lehigh Valley enhanced in value. The Lehigh Viilley railroad was finished and delivered to the company on the 24th of September, 1855, and was put immedi ately in operation. Its coal frieglits, which in 1857 amounted to 500,000 tons, in the year 18t>6 exceeded 2,000,000 tons, 035.000 of which were delivered along its route j from Mauch Chunk to Easton, to works which the railroad itself had called into ex- i istence. The addition which it brought to i Asa Packer's fortune can l>e stated only in millions. Within three years after the opening of the railroad from Mauch Chunk to East on, with connections which made a railroad route from the valley to Philadelphia as well ; as New York, Mr. Packer suggested the extension of a line of railroad into the valley of the Susquehanna, and up that val ley to the great table-lands of the State of New York, there to connect with the New York and Erie railroad. This would bring the anthracite coal region within the sys tem of roads leading north and west to Lake Ontario and Lake Erie, and also af ford a direct route by connection with the Catawissa and Erie roads to the great West. Asa Packer has lived to see the whole of this stupendous conception realized. It is not possible to calculate the benefit which it is destined to confer upon the whole country. On his return from Europe in 1865, Mr. Packer announced his intention to found in Lehigh Valley an educational institution which should supply to its young men the means of obtaining that knowledge of which he had in his early life felt such a profound need. The branches of educa tion to which it was Mr. Packer's design that the institution should be especially de voted were civil, mechanical, and mining engineering ; general and analytical chem istry ; mineralogy and metallurgy ; analy sis of soils and agriculture ; architecture and construction ; all branches of knowl edge of inexceptional value in the Lehigh Valley. In carrying into effect his pur purpose. Mr. Packer gave a woodland park, sixty acres in extent, situated on the bor ders of South Bethlehem, and $500,000 in money. This institution, known as the Lehigh University, was formally opened Septem l>er 1, 1866, and its success has realized the intelligent and beneficent purpose of its founder. By its charter it is made a self sustaining institution ; intended to reach both rich and poor with its advantages ; its free scholarships being offered as prizes to be competed for by all the students. No sectarian bigotry limits its beneficent in fluence to asingle religious denomination, but those of every creed fiud a welcome to its halls. On the 2!kl of Noveml>er, 1865, at a din ner given to Mr. Packer at Bethlehem, as a public acknowledgment of his princely gift, at which many of the most eminent men of the State were present. Col. John W. For ney paid the following eloquent tribute to the guest of the day " Here is a character and career for youth and manhood to study. Here is a lesson to the one to move on in the path of improvement, and a stimulant to the other never to despair in the darkest hour of disaster and misfortune. We pick out Asa Packer as the miner picks out a piece of coal to show the value of the pre cious deposit from which it is taken ; we pick him out to show what can bo won by personal honesty, industry, and kindness to men ; by courage in the midst of bad luck ; by confidence in the midst of gloomy prophecy ; by modesty in prosperity, and by princely generosity when fortune comes with both hands full to realize a just ambi tion." Among his immediate friends and associates Mr. W. H. Gatzmer, the presi dent of the Camden and Amboy railroad, l)ore high testimony to the energy and abil ity with which Mr. Packer had carried out his great mining and railroad enterprises, and acknowledged that although Pennsyl vania is only liis adopted State, few of her sons have done more to develop her miner al resources. Mr. Packer enjoys to the fullest extent the confidence of the community in which he lives. This it has shown by electing hthi to public office whenever he could be in duced to accept it. He served liis neigh bors several years in the General Assembly of the State, liis services there ending with the year 1843. He was then elected judge of the county court, which position he held for five years, and hence he is familiarly known as Judge Packer. More recently he lias represented his district for two consec utive terms in the Congmls of the United States, and his friends insisted on present ing his name to the late National Conven tion of the Democratic party as a candidate for the first office in the gift of the Ameri can people. Mr. Packer's whole career exemplifies the truth that in the United States there is no distinction to which any young man may not aspire, and with energy, dilligenee, in telligence, and virtue attain. When he set out from Mystic, Connecticut, to make the journey to Pennsylvania on foot, it is not probable that his entire wordly possessions amounted to twenty dollars. These pos sessions now are estimated at twenty mil lions, all of which has been accumulated, so far aw known, without wronging a single individual. On the contrary, the wealth which he has gathered is but a tithe of that which he has Is en the means of creating in the Lehigh Valley. The Iteadiug A (tier, with the present num ber, January 8, enters on its seventy third year. The bound volumes of the paper from its first number in 1797, are dreserved in the Adler printing office, The editors says: "The Ailler supports the same prin ciples for which it contended in 1797, in the firm conviction that our administration of government must be brought back to them if our liberties are to be made enduring, Agricultural College of Pennsylvania. The next term of this Institution will commence on Monday, the 15tli of Febru ary, 1869, and continue 24 weeks ; students to report at the College on the Thursday preceding the first (Lay of the term. Careful instruction by lecture, examina tion and practice, will be given in agricul ture in all its branches, and#u the mechan ic arts and industrial pursuits. The lil>eral arts, sciences and literature usually studied in the Colleges will also le included : the object l>eing to make sound general schol ars, while imparting the practice and a knowledge of the principles upon which the practice depends'of the particular employ ments in view. The studies and exercises of each pupil shall In* specially directed, as the parent iiHiv determine, 1. To practical and to scien tific agriculture and to horticulture ; 2 To civil engineering, architecture and mining; 8. To the principles of the mechanic arts and of machinery ; or, 4. To the principles of commerce and manufactures ; The whole to be accompanied by the study of history and government, mental and mor al philosophy, the exact and natural sci ences and other branches of a higher educa tion, and also by such of the ancient or modern languages as may be selected*; and on the part of ull students, by practice on the farm, in the garden, labratory and field. At the proper time, a detailed account of the course* of study and other particulars will be. published. Till then, general out lines may be found in the Hennsvlvania School Journal for January, 1869 u page 185 Uv the liberaltv of the National Govern ment and the State Legislature, the trustee tees have been enabled to dispense with the charge for tuition, heretofore SCO a year ; and to fix the price of boarding. Ac., at the lowest rate that will meet expenses, viz.; 8100 for the spring term of 24 weeks, and 870 for the fall term of 10 weeks ; in all 8170 a year for everything, except books, light, ami a small cliar'ge for the use of room furniture, when the pupil does not provide his own, which he has option to do. the buildings will comfortably accommo date, and the farm of 400 acres pleasantly and usefully employ, 400 students, Of these,.each county and the city of Philadel phia will be entitled to one without regard to population ; and the remainder will be divided amongst the counties and the city in proportion to population ; all free of charge Jor tuition. To entitle to admission, the applicant must lie the son of an inhabstant of this State, not less than sixteen years of age, of j good moral character and health, and well versed in orthography, reading, writing, ar- ! ithmetic, grammar, geography, and the ! History of the United States. First applicants from the respective conn- 1 ties, coming up to the above requirements, ; will have the preference for admission; but it Is not desirable that more than 100 lie ad- j niitted in 1800, and the same number an- j nually thereafter, in order that the College ; may fill only as the students shall advance in their classes. The undersigned is authorized to pledge the board of trustees and a full faculty of instruction, to which he would add his own promise, that every effort shall le made to render the institution a benefit to the youth who may resort to its halls, a much needed aid to the various industrial pursuits, and an honor to the State. For further information address THO. H. BURROWES, President Agricultural College, Agricultural College, P. 0., Centre Co. Pa. A Happy Conception. —We understand that 'The History of the American Bastiles,' soon to be published, contains some most cruel narratives of cruelty and wrong, that would disgrace the annals of the Iquisitions. It is being prepared under the careful superin tondanceof John A.JMarshrll, Esq., of Phil adelphia, and Mr. Wall of New Jersey, and will be a volume of 700 pages. It will be dedicated to General Ulysses Grant, with the earnest hope that this record of wrong and outrage by one of his predecessors will intensify his zeal in behalf of the rights of the citizens under the Constitution. The frontispiece will be ornamented with two bells— the first steel engraving of the loll of Independence Hall, with its time-honored inscription—"Proclaim Liberty to all the Land." Over it the sentence— ''This was Bell 0f 1776." Over it a smaller engraving of that • • little bell" of Seward's with a hand read ing forth from the murky clouds of despot, ism towards it, and beneath, Seward's speech to Lord Lyons: " I can't touch a bell on my right hand, my lord, and arrest a citizen of New York; on my left, andaarest a citizen of Ohio. The work will also contain three steel engravings of Forts Lafayette and Warren, and of the Old Capitol Prison. <6@*" Strange as it may seem, the first person to n<animate General Grunt for tlie Presidency was a woman. It was the nnrse who attended him in his earliest infancy.— Here is her exact prediction : "Hoity toity ! little blessed baby ! Dancy ! Dan cy ! Diddledum ! Sweetest, biggest, bright est baby in the blessed land! Dancy! Sweety baby, kissv nursv, b'ss his booty eyes ! Dancy ! Dancy ! He'll l>e- -(baby be gins to whine) —Yes the 'lttle darliu', bless ed baby ! He'll be—(boo-hoo ! ye-lia-ow!) —he'll lie President of the United States when he gets big ! (Bee-lioo-he ! Who-how ? Ma, ma ! Pa, pa!)', Then the rocking be gan,, General Grant, therefore, was nomi nated for President from his cradle. ()ther claimants may stand aside. FKOM H ARHISHOBO — LBGISLATI' RK —The Honse was organized on Thursday by the election of John Clark , (Kep.)of Philadel phia, Speaker. The Senate was called to order by the Speaker, Dr. Wilmer Worth, ington, who was afterwards re-elected, The U. S, Senator to succeed Buckalew, is, according to Litest accounts, likely to be John Scott, of Huntingdon couuty, Hffo N EW CLOTHING A I MERCHANT TAILORING DHTABhhH MEN r. ; t St, Takes pleasure ID luinounciag to the pohlie that he has secured the services of a first class CUTTER i from New York, and will keep heieafter, in connec ! lion with his Clothing Department, a first class shop, i for the manufacture of CLOTHING, In all stales of ! the times. CUTTING A MAKING, done at short notice, i Every description of 31 EN'S' & BOYS' CLOTHING, constantly on hand, such as Dress Coats, Kusinext Coats. Sail' Coats, Overcoats, Fa nls, 1 I etts, I SHIRTS, UNDERSHIRTS & DRAWERS, i and all goods kept In the Clothing ami Gents Fur | nlshing line. Call and examine goods and prices, before purchasing elsewhere. C. DETRICK. ' Tank , Pa. n23-ly A Large and fine Stock of Furs, Sh.awls, Blankets and OVERCOATS, | WILL BE SOLD AT COST! In order to close out Stock for the Spring Trade.—at sherman & lathrofs. '.'unkhannock, Pa.— n23tf T U E E A G L E DRUG STORE,! TUNKHANXOCK, PA. C. J. WRIGHT, (Successor to Drs. Lyman A Wells.t Begs to announce that be will continue trade at tbe old stand, ou TIOGA STKEET, Keeping a well selected stock, adapted to this mar ket. A full assortment of Drugs, all the popul >r PATENT MEDICINES.—Ayers, Jayne's, lloilister's, Wishart's. Wolcott's, Scovill's, Schenk's, Fphatn's, Ilelmbold'a Scott's, Ac., Ac. ATE ST *jS| BEST ALSO, PAINTS. OILS,- DYESTCFFS, AO., AC., AC., AC. Prescriptions, carefully compounded. C. J. WRIGHT. Tunk,, Pa., Jan. Ist, 1969.—v8n22-ly Prof. J. Berlinghof. /asljionAblf parbtr & Qair-Cuttfr,| AT TUNKHANNOCK, PA. HAIR Woven, and Braided, for Switches Jor Curled, | and Waterfalls of every ixe and style, manufactur ed to order. The highest market prices paid for Ladies' Hair, All the approved kinds of Hair Rest rers and ! Dressing constantly kept on hand and sold at Man ufacturers retail prices. Hair and Whiskers colored to every natuial shade. JACOB BERUNGHOF. Tunk., Pa. Jan. 5, '69.—vßn2J-tf, TO T! FARMERS Of WYOMING CO | Now is the time to secure SPX 0 urs COMBINED HAY-FORK k KNIFE. | The Subscriber hiving the exclusive right to sell this ' world -renowned Hay-Fork and Knife, in this County i i proposes to ktep them on haDd, with all (he ueces- j sary Ropes aud Pullys, at his Store, INMESHOPPEN. Persons wishing to procure any of these articles ! can do so by applying to the subscriber in person,or j by letter. If desired, these forks will be put in the barn free of chaige. with the privilege of using tbem during half the baying season of 1869, when the' person us ng it will he required to purchase it or quit using it at the time agreed upon by the par- I ties. R. J. HALLOCK. Meshoppen, Pa., Jan. 5, 1969.-v9022. ,6000 Yards Best Prints, for 12|ctip*r yard, at C DHTRICK'o Iprtial luliffs. COURT PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS, ths Hon- Win. KLWEI.L P dent Jmlge of the Court of Common Pie,/*" Court of General Quarter Session* of the i'ea,.. ' 1 the President Justice of the Court of Ovei and r"'' miner and General Jail Delivery, f. jr ' the tr'-• capital and other offences, for the twenty.rii'hV' | diciul District of Penn'a ; G- Pike and J. V Esqis,, Associate Judges of the Court of Com", " 1 Pleas and General Quarter Sessions of the p ? U I and Associate Justices of Oyer and Terminer General .'ail Delivery of the County <,f Wy,,„ have by their precept to me directed, ordered a" 6 GENERAL COURT OF OYER AND TKKMI.Vpp AND GENERAL JAIL DELIVERY to be held at Tunk bannock on Monday the Hi), i of January, A. D. 1869. | • Notice is therefore hereby given to the Coron ' all Justices of the Peace and Constables witbia h, County of Wyoming, that they be and a , Kir their proper persons at the time anl p| a mentioned, with their rolls, records, inquisition* aminations. recognisances, and other rememhrar e, 'to do those things whic bto their offices in that the'v half respectively belong. Notice is also given that those who are bound br ■ recognisances to prosecute the prisoners that are V I shall be in the Jail of Wyoming County, that the, 1 be then and there to prosecute them as shall fa M W. DeWITT. .sheriff tfherWTs Office, Tunk. Jan. 4th le€9 J*i9!3h g A LECTI It L to £3Er YOUNG iUE.\ (Just Published, in a .Sealed Envelope. Price 6 its A Lecture on the Nature, Treatment and Radical Cure of Spermatorrhce ior Setuintl H , ness. Involuntary Emissions, Sexual Debility and Impediments to Marriage generally ; Nervousness Consumption, Epilepsy, and Fits ; Mental and i'hv, ical Incapacity, resulting from Self-Abuse Ac p. ROBEKT J. CL'LVERWELL. M D. Author oftfa ■'Green Rook," Ac. The world-renowned author, in this admirable Lecture, clearly proves from his own experience that the awful consequences of Self-Abuse may he eff.-t ually removed without medicine, and without dan gerous surgical operations, bougies, instruments rings, or cordials, jajinting out a mode of cure at once certain and effectual, by which everv sufLrcr no matter what his condition may be, inav cure himself cheaply, privately, and radically " 'fa , I LECTURE WILL PROVE A DOON TO TIIOUS ANDS AND THOUSANDS. Sent, under seal, in a plain envelo. e, to any ai dress, postpaid, on receipt of six cents, or two poet stamps. Also, Dr. Culverwell's "Marriage Guide," price 25 cents. Address the Publishers. CHAS J. C. 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THE Advertiser, having been restored to health in a few weeks by a very simple remedy, after having suffered several years with a severe lung af fection, and that dread disease. Consumption —is anxious to make known to bis fellow suffers the means of cure To all who desire it, he wi.l send a copy of the prescription used (free of charge), with the directions for preparing and using the same, which they will find a sure cure for Consumption. Asthma, Bronchi tis Ac. The only object of the advertiser in sending the Prescription is to beneSt the atUietej. an J spread information which he conceives to te invaluable ; and he hopes every sufferer will try his remedy, as it will cost them DOthing, an i may prove a blessing Parties wishing the prescription will pleise ai dress Rev. EDWARD A. WILSON. 165 South Second St, Williamsburg, Kings 0# New York. " vPn2l-3nn. " STENCIL PLATE CUTTING. The subscriber is prepared to do all Stencil Plate Cutting of letters of and inch an i upwards, ia the neatest and most artistic style. FARMERS, MILLERS and GRAIN DEALERS, who wish to letter bags, boxes, or pircels, will hrve their orders for plates atten leJ to promptly. Orders by letter accompanie 1 with Cash—B een'r per letter, will receive prompt attention. B. <}. WHITE. Me hoop toy, Pa., Jan. 5, '63.-vßn22 w2. PLASTER ~FOR SALE. I have Several Hundreds of Tons of (Cayauga) Ground Plaster, which I offer for sale in any quanti ties to suit purchasers, AT REASONABLE PRICES Farmers should now provide a supply for the dm inj sdnoii. IIIRAM HALL Tunk., Pa. Jan. 5. 1369.-vßu22. For doing a family washing in the best and cheap est manner Guaranteed equal to any in tho world! Has all the strength of old rosiu soap with the mild and lathering qualities of genuine Castile. Try this splendid Soap. Sold by the ALDEN CHEMICAL WORKS, 43 North Front Street, Philadelphia vS-n5 ly ADMINISTRATRIX NOTICE. Whereas, letters of Administration to the estate of John F. Wintermute, late of Forkston tp., dee d, have been granted to the subscriber. AH persons in debted to the said estate are requested to make im mediate payment, and those having claims or de mands against the estate of the said decedent, will make known the same duly authenticated without delay to JULIA A. WINTERMUTE, Forkston, Dec. Ist "68—nl8-6w. Administratrix. ADNINISTRATOR'S NOTICII. Estate of Almanza R. Tyrrcl, Deceased. Letter of Administration, on the estate of Alman ia R. Tyrrel, late of Northmorclanil Tp., Wyoming County, dee'd., have been granted by the Register of said County, to Charles Frear. or Overfield Tp., in said County. All persons having claims or de mands against the estate of the decedent, are re quested to make tbern known to the said Adminis trator, at his his residence in said Township, and those indebted to make Immediate payment. CHARLES FREAR, Adm r Jan. sth '69—vßn22-6w. ADMINISTRATRIX NOT ICC. Whereas, letters of Administration to the estate of Sylvester Carpenter, late of Clinton tp., dee d, have tieen granted to the subscriber. All persons In debted to the said estate are requested to make im mediate payment, and those having claims ordc mamls against the estate of the said uecemlent. will make known the same dulv nuthonticieated without delay to SARAH E. CARPENTER Clinton, Dec. 23rd '6B—n2l-6w Administratrix. GUARDIAN'S SALE OF REAL ESTATE. By virtue of an order of the Orphans' Court ot Wyoming County, there will be exposed to Public Sate, in the Township of Forkston, in sai l County on Thursday the 13th day of January, 1869, at the house recently occupied by Thomas P. Hitchcock, at 1 o'clock P. M. of said day, the following describ ed real estate, situate in Forkston Township, Wyo ming County, Pa. : Bounded on the North by N. A. McKown, on the East by Hiram Hitchcock, on the South by Public Highway, and on the West bv Caroline Summer ; containing r.bont one-half acre I of land with a frame for a dwelling house thereon. 1 Terms of Sale.—Ten per cent, of one-fourth of the purchase money to be paid at the striking down o! the property, the one-fourth less ten |ier cent, at the Continuation absolute and the remaining thn ■ tourths in one year thereafter with interest, from the confirmation nisi. JOHNG. SP.VULDINii. By order of the Court ) Guardian E. J. KEENY,CIerk. \ fjVASTMAN sells goo i Htmlock half-Joitoie s>le i J Kip Boots at $3,75 ; French calf peggi Bjot* i at $6 ; Imported French Calf, Fair Stitched. Bo" Toes, at $lO, and every other article iahisline it equally low prices. i WILL purchase a pair of Eastman's water ' I proof Boots, certaiu to keep auy man's !' | dry who wean them, for a twelve month.