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R. W. WEAVER, EDITOR. fllni*l>urg, Thnrsdny, August 23. 18.15. ty 8. M. I'KTTENGII.I, & Co., Advertising Agents, No. 119 Nassau Street, New York, and 10 State Street, Boston, are authorized In receive and receipt for advertisements and subscription to thi| paper. FON CANAI. COMMISSIONER, HON. ARNOLD PLUMER, , OK VENANGO COUNTV, DEMOCRATIC COUNTY CONVENTION. I N accordance with the rulo of the Dcmn cratic parly, the Democratic votcra of the several election districts of Columbia county will meet at their respective place- of holding the general election, on SATURDAY the 25th dav of August next, between tho hours of 3 and 7 o'clock in the afternoon to choose two delegates from each township, to meet in County Convention at the Court House in jlloom9burg on MONDAY, tho 271h duy of August next, at \ o'clock, P. M., for tho pur jiose of making the annual nominations of the Democratic party. The Democrats of the several townships aro enjoined to strict vigilance that none Lit*. D cm orrats participate in these elections, and the success and integrity ot tho party impci alivcly requires that Know-Nothings cannot and shall not have a voice either as voters, oilicers or delegates in the formation of a ticket which they would not supp irt whon formed, unless by some unfoitunalo accident some of their w kind should be on it. 'I ho Dctaociatic party aocards to these men the same right which it clnims for itself to support men of their own principles; but they must do it in xlieir own household, and not attempt to force (hem on the people under the name of Dem ocrats. Although it inay te difficult in all cases to know who belong to the Secret Order, tbe precedent of the Democratic Stale Uuu venlioii seems to bo the only safo one —Ihat the lice must he judge J hy its fruit, and that those men who year uficr year openly and no torious!} oppose Democratic nominaiions and support Whig and Know-Nolliing candidates ure not Democrats, and can have no just or honorable claim to control or direct tho policy of a parly which they have refused to support and vainly attempted to destroy. JOHN 8 STEIINXH. I JACOB D. h'uxi.-, JOHN H. DEWITT, | HENRY Mm, ISAIAH JOHN, | Standing Committee. Iho Count |r Convention. The delegate elections will take place next Saturday, and the convention will be held on Monday following. It seems to be generally understood tbat Know-Nothings can have no part or lot in these proceedings; and all hon or and manliness would require that tliey should njjf attempt to yifiuence the action ol Democratic meetings. As to who are Know- Nothings, the Slate Convention lias set ;he only safe test—those who vote, act and coun sel with a party are to be regarded'as its members ; and this is the test which the old pariies have always acted upon. The new parly of secret oaths and conspiracies is an organization by itself, having its prototype in the conspiracies of the degenerate Romans under Cat-aline, and the Jacobin Clubsof Ma rat and Dariton in tbe Reign of Terror in France. In its own way and by itself it may do its work; but the Democratic parly must preserve its purity if it would sustaiu its ex istence. As to the candidates to be nominated-tliese should be roeti fit by intelligence and busi ness experience ; sober and respectable men, neither so rich as to be lazy or insolent, nor so embarrassed in their own affairs us to be exposed to tho temptations of error. They should be men who have shown true attach ment to the cause of the people, and who have been honest and consistent in their pol itics as well as in personal principles. Wo know there are such rneudn the Democratic parly,and for the honor and success of the par ty these men ought to be chosen. Such men will do oredit to the parly, both as candi dates and us officers. I.ET ir BE UNDERSTOOD That the political profligates who have re peatedly heretofore opposed the Democratic ticket cannot claim to participate next Sat urday in the choice of delegates. Men who have heretofore voted with Whigs and Know- Nothings cannot claim to be Democrats. Ttie tree can only be judged by its fruit. Thoso who have not Telf bound by the action oi Democratic conventions heretofore cannot have any concern with them now, at least not until they give signs of full repeulance. Newspaper Change, Cspt. Jacob Zeigler has disposed of the Harrisburg "Democratic Union" to Andrnw Hopkins, Esq., of the " l'atriot," by whom both papers will be blended' into one, and published under the title of the Union and Patriot. This is an excellent arrange meat, and will doubtless have a tendency to promote harmony and good leeling in the Democratic party, not only in Dauphin coun ty but throughout the State. We wish Mr. Hopkins abundant success in the undertaking and for the retiring editor, Capt. Zeigler, we invoke long life and prosperity. O 1 " We are pleased to receive the Mun cie, Indiana, Messenger, published by J. D Chipman and Miles L. Yelter; the latter of whom is a native of this country, and was for some lime connected with this office. We wish aim success in his new Western home. MONTOUR COUNTV.— The Democratic con vention of Montour county, on last Monday, chose conferees instructod for John G. Mont gomery, Esq., for ltepresentalive. Mr. Mux well was not a candidate iu the convention. Abraham Wagner was nominated for Com missioner. UT The Pott Master General has establish ed a new Post Office at Sands' Factory, in Mount Pleasant township, Columbia county, entitled Mount Pleasant Mills Post Office, and appointed J- E. SANDS, Post Master. 0T An exchange says that alcohol was cLtefly used, immediately aftet its first dis covery, far giving flush to ladies' cheeks. In these days, it ia chiefly used for giving a flu sb bo gentlemen's noses. Telling the Whole Truth. The contemptible libeller who lately at tempted to speculate on the religious feelings of hottest men in the Democrat, cannot deny but admits that our defence of last week was true in facts, but answers tbat the deacon was justified by telling the whole truth. In other words—that to poison an honest man's mind against his neighbor to his injury iu business it is justifiable to drag in religion and the church, and abuse him for not on every oc casion paying to every church. Why a pa gan Hottentot would feci disgraced by such a code of morality. But if tho two subject" con Id have anrcon nection it was the deacon's crii'je that he did not tell the "whole truth" to Mr. Bitlenbender. That which could injure tis neighbor be told in a cowardly back'oif.ng manner, as soon as his neighbor's bucV was turned, while tho repeated favors We had done wore never once alluded to. Tl;e charge was general ihYl we had refused to give "anything," and was not defined or qualified as to any timeo r occasion. It was understood by Mr. Bittenbeuder us charging a general and unqualified refusal to give "any tiling," as tho answer of that gen llemsu showed ; and the deacon was respon sible for the false sense in whioh the impula 'uon was received when lie saw that it poi soned a man's mind who intended to do us a friendly favor and was then glad he had nut done It. The deacon saw the sense in which alone die words could and And been received, and maliciously withheld the "whole truth" that the slander should work its festering wrong. As to the money borrowed—the deacon obtained it w lien we paid our subscription by saying that ho wanted it for the clergy man's use | and the fact was so expressed on the memorandum given for its payment and signed by tbe two descons.the other of whom would never have whispered a word upon the subject, and has a sense of the proprie ties and decencies of life, which he would scorn to violate. The one who asked us for tho money added that in a short time he could collect enough on his subscription book to repay this sum. Besides lie confessed only last week that it bad been for Mr. Shar retls' use; and if the deacon decived us to obtain it, it only adds another to his-false hoods and injuries. But it is conclusive on this subject that tbe other gentleman who signed the note can tostify that the money was for the use of Mr. Sharretts. No person who knows us and the political deacon, will for a moment believe tbat we would ever have loaTted a dollar to him for his use, or that we would have denied any possible fa vor to Mr. Sharretts, whom we have always treated with uniform kindness and respect lint the man who would use his position and connection in the church to injure bis neigh bor would not hesitate at any meanness, not even to borrow money for himself on the credit of the churcli; and the creature who would try to iiiuke public political merchan dize of men's leligious feelings, deserves the scorn aud contempt of every decent man in the community. Unfortunately for human naturo there are In 6ome communities men who have no sense of tho common proprieties and decencies of life, and no moral sensibility or self respect — creatures cf such depraved mind that nothing public or private is saored from their pollu tion. Tliey live only by making,the brutal ity and importunity of their nature a scourge to the quiet citizen, until men fear them as much as thev hale. Religion aud the trans aotions of men's every day life are desecra ted with a spirit as unsanclified as that in which the resurrectionists would steal the bones of the dead from the church-yard at midnight. Kick these men from one outrag ed community and they instantly crawl- out to day-light in some other. In a public print before us wo observe (he account of an unfortunate man who bccamd the evil genius and terror of his neighbor hood in one of the lower counties—sleeping in the woods ar.d barns—robing hen roosts, milk-houses and barns, and stealing every thing. But he never defiled religion, nor violated the sanctity of private character.— And yet even Ac was the other week sent to the penitentiary for seventeen years. The 1 moral sense of honest men has the only scourge for villians of a deeper dye. Spalding If Rogers' Combined Circus Com panies, will be here on the Wednesday of Court week, and afford a rare chance for the j lovers of amusement to enjoy themselves, and the lovers of fun to laugh and grow fat. 1 Their show bills, large enough to cover the i front of an ordinary sized house, (and quite a show ol themselves,) are posted up in va rious parts of the county, for the purpose of letting our good cWlzens know what a rich fund of amusement and pleasure is iu storo for them. HONBY SO ts.—We direot the attention of our readers to the advertisement of William Conway, in another column. Ilissoap i. un questionably a first rate article, fully coming up to the character given it by the manufac turer. Mr. Conway has our tnanks lor the samples of his "Genuine Honey" and "Chomical" Soaps kindly sent us—and, as we have made a trial of the article, wo can confidently recornmond it to our readors. IV Edward Backus, a Virginia slave, who wished to redeem himself and lamily, mode application to the grand anti-Nebraska Fu sion Convention, which assembled at Uavon na, Portage county, Ohio, on the 4lh of July, for aid, and received the magnificent sum of eighty ! wo cents. Subsequonily, as we loarn from the Portage Sentinel, a Domocrat, na med Tyler, made himself individually re sponsible for the amount teked, and the late 6lave went on his way rejoicing. I> MHJ UNANGST'S Gift Enterprise is to be drawn on the 251h of December next, (Christmas Day) so those who want a for tune had better buy tickets soon. Dou'l all speak at once. I "3T Great men never affect anything. It is yonr three cent folks that put on airs, swell | and lay on the pomp. The differenoo be- I tween the two it as great na between a bar- I ret of vinegar and an angel's disposition. EDUCATIONAL. To (School Directors uinl Teacher*. The several Boards ol School Directors are requested to inform me at what time and place this tall it will best suit their conveni ence to have the examinations of teachers take place for their district, and appoint ments will be mado accordingly. It is desi rable and important that the examinations should be conducted publicly in die presence of the Board of Directors who are to employ the teachers, as that will afford Directors the best oppoitunity to judge of the fitneßs of each applicant. In no case are teachers to be employed before tbuy have a certificate, upon the promise to cbtair. one. It is taken for granted by the School Department that Teachers have embraced every opportunity of improvement during liie past year; and the examinations are to be more thorough and doubled than at first. The grade of pro ficiency in the different studies will bo indi cated on each, teacher's certificate, ami it is highly important to the prosperity and suc cess of the system—to the encouragement of good teachers—and as an inducement for the future improvement of all teachers that Di rectors should establish a murked grade in the wages of teachers. A number of good teachers have heretofore received too little pay, and deficient ones have received too much. At the close of each examination in the districts a lecture will be delivered, and all are invited to attend. Before the school* open for the term, tie Direelurs in each district should meet and adopt a uniform aeries of text books for the use of the schools, where this has not already bocn done. When the schools open the most important subject for the Directors to urge is the regular attendance of each schol ar. The monthly reports of the teachers should be tiled with the Secretary of the re spective Board, and open at all times to the inspection of every citizen, so that he may know how regularly his children attend school, and with what success and prospect oi improvement. The attention of parents should be invited to these reports, and also to frequent personal visitations of the school. My own visits to the schools will be as soon in turn after I lie examinations us I shall learn that tho schools of any diattict are opeu. K. W. WEAVER, County Superintendent. AH Aendctny. There is no reason why a good Academy or Seminary could not be established in Bloomsburg. A great amount of money is overy year carried out of the county which could be retained at home, and many chil dren are sent abroad for an education who could receive quite as good an one under the eyes of their parents, and with more safety to the moral control of the scholar. But if tho matter is undertaken it must be in a eelf-sacritioing spirit, and not for specu- I lalion to" sell lots," i'get a job" or "make I money" ir. any way. There must be no strife (or private or personal interest,and yet it must pe a private enterprise. Three or lour inlel | ligenl persons (and in lime twico that num ber) could make a deueul competence in litis I way, with the pleasant reflection of doing i good. We shall have more to say of this I hereafter. Inr Tho School Directors of Bradford co. recently held a meeting, and raised the Coun i ly Superintendent's salary from five hundred to fifteen hundred dollars per year. I Berks county has raised the salary of their Superintendent to twelve hundred, and a num ber of oilier counties have done the same. GT At the request of educational friends, we will visit Sugarloaf township to examine teachers and address the people on the sub ject of education, on Monday afternoon, the 10 th of September. The Directors will fix und announce the place of meeting. ty Wo are pleased to learn that Houry L. Dieflonbach has been appointed Superin tendent of Common Schools in Clinton coun ty. Mr. D. is one of the most zealous and devoted friends of education in the Stale. tF" The School Depattmontal Harrisburg is well conducted, and reflects credit upon the officers at its head. There is a great amount of labor in the Department and it has been faithfully and diligently attended to. SCIIUVLKILL —The Schuylkill county Con vention met in that county on Monday last, pursuant to the usual call, for the purpose of nominating candidates foi the ensuing elec tion. We Uiuru from tho Potlsville Gazette of Wednesday, that the following ticket was placed in nomination : Senator, C. M. Straub; Sheriff, Wm Mat/; Assembly, S. It. Dickson, J. (J. Frick ; Treasurer, S. K. M. Kepuet.— "At the head of the county ticket stands the namq, of Col. C. M. Straub, an old tax that has lent a hand in the stormiest suae, and in the darkest hours that have met our cause. To him is entrusted the helm ill this, the most dangerous straight, through which the gallunl ship has passed for years; and seeing his white locks streaming in the wind, his keen eyo taking in every danger of the chan nel, and hie strong arm swaying the helm, no doubt or fear is felt." Ex-fiovi:RNOR HUNT of New York applied to by some of the Whig friends to join the proposed lusion of the Whig party with the Abolition'party, to form n Northern sectional party, declines doing so, on the gtound that such a parly can do no political good to the country, nor advance the interests of liberty, and civilization ; but may be the means of exasperating one part of the nation Sgaiitel the other, and so destroy the Federal com pact established by Washington and biecom patriots. A majority of the poople on both sides of the Potomac he believes desire do mestic peace und tranquility, and these ob jects are far more important, in Mr. Hunt's opinion,than any advantage which the fusion promises in exchange for them. He prefers to remain standing on the old principles ol the Whig party, even if left standing stone. CT" The Whigs of Montour will hold a county convention on the 3'd of September to appoint delegates to the- Whig State con vention and to form a county ticket. Montour Convention. Tlia vole for Representative stood 20 for John & Montgomery, and 2 for William C. Jolmsfib. art the resolutions adopted. Resolved, That Jolni Dildine & John Oeen, Jr. be the conferees on behalf of the Demo cratic party of Montour County to meet au equal number of conferees from the Demo cratic party otC-alumbia County,at the bouse of Jacob Dyer in Cattawiasa, at one o'clock P. M. on Wednesday the 2!) th day ol this month, to put in nomination a candidate fo Assembly, in this Representative district.— And that the conferees from this county be instructed to support the nomination of this convention in the laid conference. Resulted, That tve lake this occasion to rc-aflirm our devotion to the principles of Democracy, as understood and carried out by Jefferson, Jackson, and Polk, and that, in our opinion, tho sure continuance of the Uni on of these States, and the prosperity and glory of our vast country, is to be found in a faithful adherence to these principles. Resolved, That we will adhere, with un shaken fidelity, to the Democratic organiza tion ; and that as ,the country is indebted to the Democratic party for its past success and progress, so we have undiminished confi dence in its efficacy to achieve all necessary reforms for its future government. Resolved, That we regard religious intoler ance and secret political associations as at least a century behind the age in which we livo,anti-democratic and anti-republican, and directly at war with the time-honored princi ples of the democratic parly; and that we hereby declare our decided and everlasting opposition to that socalled " American " par ty, (commonly known as lite know nothings) and that we, the Representatives of the de mocracy of Montourcounty,(acounty always true to the democratic cause,) are prepared to take no step backwards. Resolved, That we approve of the courso of the present national administration, and dis approve of tho course of the present Stale Ad ministration. Resolved, That we cordially emiorso the nomination of Arnold Plumer, for Canal C om missiouer, and confidently pledge him the usual and osnwa democratic majority of;Mon tjur county. In session at liurrlsbcrg. We learn that the State Central Committee adopted art Address, which we are told by one who beard if road in Committee, is one of masterly ability. The following letter from the Hon. Arnold I'lumor, in reply to the one from the State Central Committee, will be read witb pleas ure. it is full and ingenuous iu its declara tions, and worthy of so noblo a Democrat as our nominee for Canal Commissioner: SlßS:—Having received the nomination for the office of Canal Commissioner, from the Democratic State Convention, assembled at liarrisburg on the 4th inst., and said Con vention having passed the following resolu tion : Resolved , Tbayho candidates for nomina tion for Canal Commissioner be severally pledged that they are not at the present lime, members of, or in any way connected with, any secret political association; that they will not become connected with such association, if nominated, at any time prior to their elec tion, nor, if elected, during their continuance in office ; and that the nominee of the Con vention shall give to the Slate Central Com mittee a pledge, which thay shall prescribe, in relation to tho subject of Know-Nothing ism, and that if lie decline totakesuch pledge, the State Central Committee is authorized to make a nomination in his stead. It affords me pleasure hereby to pledge myself to the State Ceulral Committee, that 1 am noi at the present time, nor have 1 been at any time, cotiuecied witb auy secret polit ical organization or association—nor will I be come connected with any such association or organization at any time prior to the elec tion, oor if elected during nty continuance iu office. This pledge is given in the language of the resolution of the State Convention, and in the form prescribed by the State Central Com mittee ; but I desire farther to state to that Committee, and through them to the voters of the Commonwealth, that 1 reject in the most unqualified terms the doctrines of tho Know-Nothing party, so far as they have not been taken from, and do not conform to, the avowed principles of the Democratic parly, they being otherwise anti-Republican and unlirAmericau. As a citizen of the United States, us a Pennsylvania!), professing to be governed by the Constitution of my country, and liberal Christian principles, 1 could not subscribe aud solemnly take tho requir ed of mo upon assuming the office of Canal Commissioner, "to support tho Constitution of Pennsylvania and the Constitution of tho Unsted Slates," if 1 had taken an oath or other obligation binding mysell to reject the claims of any Atnorican citizen for office, on account of his religious belief or the place of his birth, such tests being expressly for bidden by both of those sacred instruments. l'rom tho principles involved in the ap proaching election, 1 deem it the most impor tant which the Democracy have been called upon to participate in lor many years. To be the chosen standard bearer of the parly in such a contest, is a high honor, for which I shall over be grateful. Truly, yours, ARNOLD PLUMER. To JAS. P. JOHNSON, Chairman Stale Central Committee' Supreme Court. BturottD, PA., August 10.—The application ol Passmore Williamson for a writ of habeas corpus, came up to-day before the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and was argued by the Hon. Charles Gilpin and Wm. M. Mer edith. Their speeches occupied the Court for three hours, aud were most able argu ments. All the Judges were present and some lime was spent in consultation. The Court, finally, without coming to a decision with reference to the application, adjourned to moot at Sunbury on the first Monday in Oc tober next- Itesult of ibe Klectious- The recent elections in the South have re sulted inost gloriously for the Democracy.— The noblo example sot by old Virginia, the glorious "mother of Slates and of Statesmen," has been followed by other free common wealths, and a death-blow has been struck at the party of bigotry and intolerance. NORTH CAROLINA. —The 'Old North State,' which for many years occupied a front rank in the column of Whig Slates, has declared for the Democracy by an overwhelming ma jority. Six of the eight members elected to Congress aro Democrats, the Legislature is Democratie, and the Democratic popular ma jority is not far from Ten Thousand. TENNESSEE. —Tennessee, in whoso bosom repose the remains of the immortal Jacksou, has been carried by the Democracy ! When it is rememembernd that she is one of the two Southern Slates that adhered to Scott and Whiggery in 1852, tho triumph of thf Dera- I ocralic party may well excite surprise. In this victory of (lie Democracy the Know No things may read their approaching doom.— Johnson, our candidate for Governor, is elec ted by 1500 to 2000 majority anil it is belie ved we have carried the Legislature and a majority of the Congressmen. ALABAMA. —The Know Nothings tried to raise a shout over the earliest returns from this Slate, but it died away on their lips. Not withstanding the defection of Clemens and others whom the Democracy warmed into life the State of William R. King has remained true to her ancient faith. Full returns have have not been received, but the indications are that the Democratic candidate for Gover-1 nor is elected by a latge majority, that tbe the Legislature is largely Democratic, and that the delegation to the next Congress will stand six Democrats to one Kuow Noth itrg. KENTUCKY.— We rejoice to say that the City which gave birth to Matthow Ward, and the State which acquitted him ofmurdor,have gone for the Know Nothings. They have carried Louisville by IGOO and Kentucky by 10,000. They carried Louisville in real Matt. Ward style, making free uso of bowie knives and revolviug pistols. Only about two-thirds the vote of the city was polled, the Know Nothing bullies having prevented a large number of the citizens opposed to them from depositing their votes. It is worthy of remark that tiie only newspaper in the city which apologized for Matt. Ward after his murder of Butler, is now the Know Nothing organ. Tiiat paper is the Lonisville Journal, of which George D. Prentice (one of Matt. Ward's witnesses) is editor.— Valley Spirit. The Distinguishing Genius of tho Ago. Naturo, now and then, brings foith such geniuses as Newton, Shakspeare, Talleyrand, Milton, Nelson, Napoleon, Washington, Franklin, Jefferson, Luther; Cromwell and Jackson. Their powerful intellects compell ed the world to admire them. The geuius of Ills preseu! age is DISCOV ERY. ID lbs progress of the arts and scien ces, this age is uumeasorably superior to any former one. The present century stands pre-emineut for its wonderful discoveries in the sciences and arts. Among theso, the no blo science of Medicine has made great pro gress. I'fofessor HOLLOWAY has discovered and prepared a remedy tor the diseases of man in whatever climo destiny may have given him biflh. We have, in a former ar ticle, introduced to our readers this distin guished phthician, whose reputation is al ready engrafted in the world's history. As a physician, he has copied Nature, and among physicians he stands the acknowledged Em peror. Both in tho sale ol his medicines, and in the number of patients that have ta ken them, he is unrivallod. Professor Hol loway has labored to supply the human farjn ily with a permanent remedy for their dieea es, to which the afflicted may have recourse with a ( moral certainty that they will be cur ed. There is no disease to which they will not afford relief. His I'ills and Ointment, prepared from selections from the vegetable kingdom, wiih great care, will drive disease out of thessystem. Thousands of the most intelligent miuds of ail nations, men distin guished in every sphere of life—the states man, philanthropist, conqueror, and those whose highest aim is to do good to their fel low men, unito iu their praises of the reme dies discovered by Professor Holloway for the removal ol disease. In uniting in this general recommendation of the romarkable virtues of Holloway's rem edies we only perform a Christian duty, which the press should never neglect. Those who are eminent for the good they do in tho world, have a just claim upon the press for aid in extending the good to the extent of their power. Therefore, we have determin ed to express our opinion that HOLLOWAY'S PILLS and OINTMENT ore adapted to the re moval of disease, and have restored millions of the sick to health.— New York Alia). Things in Washington- IPrrsAingfon, Aug. 20.—Tho Attorney Gon eral has declared that every applicant for a patent has a right to withdraw his applica tion, and demand tho restoration of two-thirds the duly money, at any period of time ante rior to making oath anew and proceeding up on ihe ulterior stages of the inquiry, after an adverse report by the Commissioner. The whole number of claims under the boutily land law of March, 1855, receivod at Ihe Pension Office up to to-day is 206,400; number examined 41,800; warrants issued 20,236. It is said that over SIOOO has been subscri bed at the Washington Navy Yard, for tho re licl of tho fever sufferers at Norfolk and Ports mouth. All the heads of the Executive Department aro now hero. Death of lion• Abbott Lawrence- Boston, Aug. 20.—There was a meeting of merchants at Fauuei Hall this morning, to take appropriate notice of tho death of Hon. Abbott Lawrence, ffm. Slurgis Esq., presi ded, and speeches were made by Robert C. Winlhrop, Edward Everett, S. Thoruas Stc phenson and others. It was voted to close all the stores on tho day of the funeral. Wlaut (he IIUSKIODS nay. Tha official organ at St. Petersburg express es the opinion that (he Allies, by their inac tivity and want of enterprise, have allowod (he opportunity to slip by when Sebastopo! might have beeu taken. It now says the city is impregnable; that it can replace one bun- ] ••red dismounted guns in a night, or can ex change 50,000 fatigued troops against 50,000 fresh troops; that the Allies cannot, with dou ble the force they can dispose of, cut off the communication by l'erekop; that the Russian army, fighting for its country and its sover eign, is animated by a better spirit than is the heterogeneous mass ol French, English,' Turks, Egyptians and Sardinians, contending for an abstract idea and confused interpreta tion of the duties of civilization. There is some force in theso remarks, and the Allies to be impressed with the saina idea, for the preparation of defences thoy are making at Kamiesch look very like a protection in the event of being compelled to re-embark.— Ltd^r. ARREST FOR ROBBING THE MAlL.—Arthur Hughes, Esq., Special Agent of the Post Of fice Department, sucoeeded in arresting, on Wednesday night, a man named Henry Gi ant, who was suspected of having robbed the mail on board the packet boat Dolphin, run ning from the Junction of the Juniata and Susquehanna, lo Milton, Pa. lie was taken to Harrisburg, where, alter an examination before Justice Snyder, he was committed in default of §2,000 bail. Tlte lends contained in the letters stolen were remittances to firms in this city, which Mr. Hughes expects to recover. ry Perham's last dodge is to offer a prize of §25,000 —and a marriageable woman ! Perhaps tl.o winner of the lucky number would prefer tbo prize without tho encum brance. WHEAT CROP IN WISCONSIN.—Speaking ol the wheat, the Apploton (Wis.) Crescent says:—"Call on Wisconsin for 20,000,000 bushels, aud she will honor the draft if you pay enough ;if riot, she will export to Min nesota, N'obraska and the rest of mankind." ] Cf Is beauty vain because it will fade 1 Then are earth's green robe and heaven's light rain. HOLLOWAY'S PILLS, a certain Remedy for Dropsy.—Charles Hutchinson (33,) of Bur lington, Vermont, was for fifteen months a sad victim of this complaint, so bad was be one part of the time, that the water actually dozed through the pores of the skin, and thrice per day change of apparel became necessary. Every time his doctor called ho expected to find him dead, and in fact gave his friends no hopes of his recovery ; bis sis ter who had derived great benefit by the use of Holloway's Pills, begged him, as a favor to her. to try them ; fortunately for him he did not refuse, aud they soon produced a change for tho better, in four weeks he was ugutn attending to business, having thor oughly got rid of the disorder, and in the most excellent health and spirits. These Pills work wonders in liver and billious com plaints. Host Important to the Ladles, Dr. GEISSNER'S Celebrated JVlenstrual Pills have been long and widely known as invari -1 ably certain in removing any stoppage, irreg ularity, or suppression of the menses. In the female hospitals in Vienna, Paris, and Berlin, they ltavo entirely superseded the use of all other remedies; because, where a cure is attainable by medicinal agencies, j they are certain of success. Their astonish-1 ing efficacy would be almost incredible, if not vouched for by indubitable testimony, in j numerous instances producing returns of the monthly period after all hope hud beon aban doned. In every case, from whatever cause tbe ob struction may arise, as also to prevent preg nancy where die health will not adinii ol in crease of family, they are always efficient; for which reason they must not be used du ring pregnancy, though always mild, healthy, safe and certain in their effects. Married ladies will find particular instruc tions in the directions, iu which are staled the various symptoms by which the cause of the suppression may be determined. Price, Ono Dollar per Box, containing px plicil. directions. Eaeb box will be signed by Dr R-G. Geiss tier. Principal Office. 127j Liberty Slreet, New York City. Responsible agents will be appointed for their sale as soon as practicable. In the mean lime, all orders ore to be addressed to Or. R. G. Goissner, 127 J Liberty Street. New York City, or to box 2456 N. Y. L'osl Office, and a box will be sent by return mail, as they are put np in sealed envelopes, and can be emit with the strictest privacy to any part of the United Slates. CAUTION TO LADIES. As various not only ineffective but injuri ous compounds purporting to be <l Female Pill," under all kinds of names as " Iron Rills," "Silver Pills," "Golden Pills," " Peri odical Pills," &c. are attempted lobe palmed off upon the crodulous or unwary, it is only necessary for ladies to bo on their uaid against the attempted imposition, and in all eases where there is no authorized ajjent lor the sale of Dr. Oeissner's Menstrual Pills," to order direct from him by mail, by return of-which a box will be sent. [29— ly IMPORTANT TO FEMALES—Dr.CuccsKMANs' PILLS.—The combinations of ingredients in these Pills, is the result of a long and ox tonsive practice; they are mild in thair oper ation, and certain in restoring naluee to its proper channel. In every instance h >vu the Pills proved successful. The Pills invaria bly open those obstructions to which females are liable, and bring nature into ils proper channel, whereby haath is roslorc d, and the pale and deadly countenance changed to a healthy one, No female can enjoy good health unless alio is egulai ; and whenever an obstruction takes place, whelhor from ex posure, cold, or any olhor cause, the genoial health immediatoly begins to doclino, and the want of auch a remedy bus been the cause of ao runny consumptions among young fcmole- To ladies whoso beulth will not permit an in crease of their family, these Pills will prove a valuable acquisition,]! they will prevent pregnancy. Headache, pain in tho aide, pal pitation of tho heart, loathing of fond, and disturbed elecD do most alwavs arise from (he interruption of natuie; and whenever that ia the case, the Pills will icvariabty remedy all these evils. Nor oro they leas efficacious in iho core of Lcucorrltoea, commonly called the "Whites," These Pills should liaver be ta. ken during preg nancy, as they would bo sure to cause a miscarrigae. Waraolcd to bo purelv Vegetable, apd free from anything injurious to life or health. Full and explicit directions accompany each box. These Pills ore put up in square flat boxes. Perons residing where there are no ageney established, by enclosing One Dollar in a lou ter postpaid to Dr. C, L.Cheeaeman, No. 267 blocker street, Now York Uity, con have them sent to their respective addroasea by return of Tnail. In Sugarloaf on 2nd of August, by \V . B. Peterman Esq., Mr. CORNELIUS GIRTON, and Miss TUOSENA HESS, both of Columbia conn 'y- "~3&aaia In Fishingcreck township, Columbia co., on the 4th of July, 1855, of Consumption, Miss MARY, daughter ol Col. filias McHenrv, aged 15 years, 10 months and 12 days. In Fishingcreek township, Columbia co., on the 11th inst., alter a short but severe ill ness, COL. ELIAP MCHBNRT, aged 61 years and 4 months. [The load or grief was a hssvy one when the daughter of early hope and promise died ; and soon the good man child.— His heart was in his family, virtues were the quiet and noiseless ones of home and true happiness. Though dead, the mem ory of his exemplary life will long live in tho minds and hearts of true friends who grieve for his loss. He was one of the old and rc -1 spectcil pioneers of the Fishingcreek settle ment; aud connected with a large family to whose honest toil and thriit, the neighbor hood in which he lived is in a great degree indebted for its improvement and present progress. He was one ol the hardy yeoman ry who go through' life by the straight-for ward path of honesty, and not by the crooked ways of cralt and speculation. lift lite was useful and his death lamented.] Last week, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. ERAF TUS BAIITON, ol Kspyiown, iu this county, aged about 30 years. In Bloom township,last Wednesday morn ing, SARAH REBECCA, youngest daughter of Jesse and Anna U. Shannon, aged 2 years, 4 months end 2 date. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. CUIRLES 11. HESS OF Mifilin township, will bo a eatididale for COUNTY COMMISSIONER this fall subject to the decision of the Democratic county convention. WILLIAM 10LE, M OF Benton township, will lio s for COUNTY TREASURER thSßll, subject to tbe decision of the Deuiocrtllie county conveulion. JONAS FAIIUINGEU, OF Locust township, will be a candidate lor COUNTY COMMISSIONER ibis fall, subject to tho decision of the Democratic county convention. FA COB UAITIFNR; *~ OF Hemlock township, will be a candidate for COUNTY TREASURER this fall, subject to the decision of the Democratic county convention. STEPHEN 11. MILLER^ OF Mifflin township, will be a candidate for SHERIFF this fall, subjoin to the de cision of tho Democratic county conven tion. NOTICE! A LL those indebted to the estate of Alfrair McClure. deceased, are hereby notified that payment inusi be made on or before the first day of October next. ROBERT CATHCART, WILLIAM NEAL, Bloomsburg, Aug. 23, '55. Executors. FRESH AUKIYAL i ' Oh Muslin Detain, Brage Dblaiti, Cliam brage, Calico, Muslin, Ladies' Black & Fanny Gators, Boots and Shoes, Iron, Steely Noils, Fish, Coffee, Sugar, Tea, &c., &c. A. C. MENSCH.. August 21, '55. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE'. IVOTICE is hereby given that letters of o - " ministration upon the estate of Thomas Harris, late of Bloom township, Columbia county, deceased, have been granted to the undersigned residing in Bloomsburg. All per sons indebted to the said estate are requested to make payment without delay, and those having accounts agaiust the estate to presfiot „ theiu for settlement to SAMUEL MENDENHALL, Bloomsburg, Aug. 17, '5.5- Adm'r. SPALDING & ROGERS TWO CIRCUSES! CO.NSOLIDAI.NO THBIK CKLKBRATKB Floating Palace Circus! From their Palatial Aquatic Am. pliitliuutro, oil the Midgjuijipi and v £ Ohio riven, aiul their NORTH AMERICAN CIRCUS! So celebrated iu the North tutd w Fiut, into TsSf 0"® Monsler Concern! aft TWO COMPANIES! Cuinpriiii^reapec lively tho moot rnMBaHB Northern and Southern j/fat 0 Performers, in tho samo Ring, JJCIW ** FRIENDLY BTB3TE! r VXIiL Iu produce of the uudicnco j BOTH COMPANIES DSJJJLFTUNDER ONE TENT! . Two Sets of Performers! TIVO SETS OF CLO WNS! ' „ Two Sets of Ring lionet! nil?i Hmi PANTOMIME SBJY'FL* EVERY AFTERNOON, - SPECTACLE EVERY NIGHT'. — NED KENDALL, TUKBUOLKR! 4Bb KENDALL'S BRASS BAND! Drawn in Triumphal Procession oo £ J the morning of arrival in every place of exhibition, by JEEFVL FORTY HORSES 1 Urivin by On• JOmn! • CHOAroS STRING BAND* (ft A Stud of Trick Ponies! JtaHcimf MS *>r JfiM-aae/ And everything else upon tho nuns -V uluborntc scale, with the following .A A distinguished Eejuaahano, Glowus, Eipuiirunnn, Gymnasts, Faults -Z X minusis, Ac. : Mlp OBHOND, I M'LLI AORBB, t|l|li|l|. Mas. C BAVIN, | Msa. Liu, 1 1 IIP 1 TUB MOTLIT BBOTHBU, OI Youao CLABKNOB, • IIBNBX MAOILTON, IVJMISNT CU. J. Itooius, | Bin. LABI, / 'Pub MAN MONKKT, M. LA TUOBNK. I Gio. DUNBAR, 1 T. ÜBAVKN, IF. DoNAiuton " CINN'A FANTOMIKB Taovra, CHAS. BBOWN, IT. ARMSTBONO, CHAB. CBOIBT, | ROBT. WBITS, l'ROAin, TARTAR ANuWaitras, jew 3D _ CJRI, WLLLIAJSS, |F. IJCARTH, A ROBT DKMINU, | GiubokWOOD, -a TUB WAS HORSE BuciFHAi.ua, UN Gio. MACKBV, 18. I.TTTIRALL, A WV. F. HAXBBH, J P^VLLLLAHS, Admission, only S3 cts. TO BOTH COMPANIES. lE7- Will exliibii every Afternoon and overy Night, at fit BLOOMSBURG, on V.y\S Wednesday. sth September. Also, Danville 4th Milton, Thursday 6tb RUiucy,' Friday, 7th.