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STAR OF Till NORTH.
IVM. 11. JACOBr, EDITOR.
BLUOMSUL'KU, WEDNESDAY, JI : LY 11, 1850.
IFciuocraf ic Nominations.
FOR AUDITOR GENERAL,
RIHIARDsON L. Hit [CUT,
OF PHILADELPHIA.
FOIL SURVEYOR GENERAL,
JOHN ROME,
OF FRANKLIN COUNTY.
IN an article published in our paper last
week, we offered to send five copies of the
STAR OF THE NOKTII six months to any ad
dress for /fee dollars and one copy gratis to
the getter up of the club. In the time our
compositor made us a little too liberal.—
He offered the paper from July 6th to June
lllh 1860, making eleven mouths. We had
written it to read thus : From July 6lk to
Jan. lllh, 1860 ; and the typo mistaking
JIM. lor Jane, made us offer five months
more than was intended for that amount of
money. To those persons who have pro
posed luking us up at this eleven months' of
fer,we would say that, "we would rather be
excused," as we cannot print papers at
sp low a future. We have not yet got
into the habit of letting our paper out to
subscribers for one dollar, or one dollar and
a quarter, per annum. We have known a
certain would-be he id-quarter publisher in
this county to do that very little thing. It
shows how much he values his paper at.—
Probably that is all it is worth, and he wish
es to be very honest in the matter.
ALL men are aspirants; but the aspirations
Oi all men do not run in '.he same direction.
Some men aim at, and struggle for, high
positions, while others follow a common
course, and appear to be content with their
lot. Men who are continuady striving for
place and power very seldom accomplish
their objects; and when they are fortunate
enough to gain their ends, nine times out of
ten, they only make themselves miserable,
aud appear ridiculous in the eyes of the
public. They are of no service to the com
munity, for what they do is invariably done
wrong,—creating strife and dissatisfaction
among the better class of intelligent people.
Men who are chosen to mako our laws and
to enforce them, should not be of this char
acter, but of good sound'judgment and log
ical reasoning, possessing independence
enough to have a mind of their own. In
the selection of jurors to sit in the courts of
justice, this should be observed, and men
not stumbling blocks chosen.
MORGANTOWN SCHOOL EXERCISES. —On last
Saturday afternoon and evening an exhibi
tion was given to an august assemblage of
people by this school—under charge of Miss
M. A. L., of poetical notoriety—in the Grove
near the Iror.dafe Company'sFumace, which
was rather creditable to both teacher and
scholars. Here a handsome stand, with
seats in front, had been constructed in
camp-meeting style. Every thing was prop
erly arranged lor out door exercises of a
scholastic order. On each side of the seats
were stretched to tho breeze a very hand
some flag. The evening exercises consist
ed chiefly of singing and declamation, clos
ing with an address from the School Miss,
which abounded in eloquence and patriot
ism.
HOWEB'S CORNET BAND, which had been
employed for the occasion, was in attend
ance, and repeatedly enlivened the hours
with their stirring strains.
Upon tho whole, everything passed off
tolerably smooth, consideringthe largo num
ber of people in attendance; and all retired
well pleased with the Morgantown School
Exercises. .
CATTAWIS&A AND TOWANDA RAILROAD
Engineers are now engaged in locating the
Cattawissa and Towanda Railroad—the char
ter of the road having been renewed by the
last Legislature. That portion of ihe road
upon which they are now engaged is be
tween Towanda and Bloomsburg, on the
Lackawanna road. The proposed Catta
wissa and Towanda road is to commence
at Rupert, or Bloomsburg, and intersect the
-Now York and Erie Railroad at Waverly,
passing through Sullivan near this county.
We understand that the greatest obstacle to
be surmounted on the route is to get a prop
er grade over tho North Mountain.
WE have been informed, not long since,
that a Musk Rat leak occurred in the berm
bank of the canal, a few miles below Ber
wick. and some sixteen feet of the embank
ment was torn ou'. The break, was speedily
repaired by tho foreman of the Low er Divi
sion of the North Branch Canal, Mr. Hudson
Owen. The Columbia Democrat says, it was a
" Must Rat Leak." This must be a new
kind of rat; belonging, probably, to the
"pup-doodle" species. We are unacquaint
ed with the Democrat's Dictionary. Like to
get one.
Tin late terriffic storm that passed over
Yhis county destroyed, at some places, near
ly whole apple orchards, by uprooting the
trees. Had it not been that the storm oc
cured at a dry time all the trees would have
met the same fate. Barns were unroofed,
school-houses turned over, and fences dis
tributed promiscuously about the fields,
giving everything a calamitous appearance.
Such a storm as this has not been witnessed
in this section for a long time before. It
was not accompanied by much raiu, but
with vivid lightning, fierce thundering,
and a powerful wind.
INSTEAD of a daily mail between this place
and Cambra, we are now having a tri-week
ly. Tho post office department think it not
necessary to have a daily mail carried be
tween these two points. The coaches are
still running every day. The travel on this
line is tolerably good ; at least so we are
informed.
W k are slill without any details of the
ialo battle which was fought at Solferina,
and tlie imagination is at its stretch to find
out how many have fallen, how many pris-,
oners taken, and the other trophies left in
lire hands of the French in the great event
of the 24th of June. The inference from
the official telegram is that the French ar
my suffered so severely that two days after
the battle it was still unable to resume the
offensive. The Austrians have sunk five
small vessels, a large frigate and three
Lloyd's steamers in the port of Manoloco,
to prevent the passage of a French squad
ron. The deneralship of the Austrian com
manders seems to have been of a very in
ferior oider. The first rule which the mili
tary student has to learn is, that he should
never engage with a deep stream in his
rear. Nevertheless, the Austrians crossed
Mincioat four points.and attacked the camps
of the French. Their right wing pressed
forward to l'ozzolengo, Solferina and Cav
riana. The Milan Gazelle states "that the
number ol political prisoners whom the Au
sMians carried away with them amounted to
107, who are now in the fortress of Verona. I
HORACE GHKEI.Y has been writing a series
of fetters to tlio Trdnme frotn I'ike's Peak,
and other points, on his route, which prove
to be quite interesting. Ho says "flour is
worth #44 per barrel, and other things in
proportion. Less than half the four or five
thousand people now in this ravine have
been here a week ; he who has been here
three weeks is regarded as quite an old set
tler. The influx cannot fall short of five
hundred per day, balanced by an effiux of
about one hundred. Many of the latter go
away convinced that Rocky Mountain gold
mining is one grand humbug. Some of
them have prospected two or three weeks,
eating up their provisions, wearing out
their boots—and finding nothing. Others
have worked for the fortunate, lor SI per
day and their board and lodging—certainly
not high wages when the quality of the liv
ing is considered. And I feel certain that,
while some—perhaps many, will realize
their dreams of wealth here, a far greater
number will expend their scanty means,
tax their powers of endurance, and then
leave, soured, heart sick, broken-spirit.—
Twenty thousand people will have rushed
into this ravine before the Ist of September,
while 1 do not see how hall of them are to
find profitable employment here. Unless,
therefore, the area of the diggings shall
meantime be greatly enlarged—of which
there is no assurance—l cannot imagine
how half the number are to subsist here,
even up to that early setting in of the Win
ter which must cause a general paralysis of
mining, and consequently of all other Rocky
Mountain industry. With tho gold just
wrested from the earth still glittering in my
eyes—and one company has taken out to
day, at cost of not mora than #25, a lump
(condensed by the use of quicksilver jwliich
looks like a steel-yard poise and is estima
ted as worth #5lO. I adhere to my long
settled conviction that next to outright and
iudispensible gambling, the hardest (though
sometimes the quickest) way to obtain
gold is to mine lor it.
NEW PREMIUMS. —LiberaI inducements are
offered by the publishers of the Pennsylva
nia)!, Philadelphia, to their friends through
out the country to exert themselves in pro
curing subscriptions and extending the
culation of the DOLLAR WEEKLY PENNSYL
VAMAN. The proprietor offers premiums
as follows : Any person who shall forward
to that C'ffico the largest number of new
subscribers, by Ihe firs: of September, with the
amount of their yearly subscription in ad
vance, shall receive a premium of THIRTY
DOLLARS ! To the person sending the sec
ond highest number of new subscribers,
TWENTY DOLLARS! For the third highest
number of new subscribers, TEN DOLLARS !
The above propositions to bo limited to
lists forwarded by the first ol September
next. The result will be published in
the Daily Pcvnsylvanian on the first of
September, and in the Dollar Weekly Pcnn
sylvaniun on Saturday September 3d. The
premiums will bo forwarded to those enti
tled to receive them on the first named day.
All letters should be addressed to Dr. F.
MORWITZ, Proprietor, No. 198 South Third
Street, Philadelphia.
a number of their zealous and true
hearted Democratic friends throughout the
Stale have been competitors for the three
premiums ofl'ered by the publisher during
the month of of June last. The largest pre
mium was awarded to Jos. Gilmor, P. M.,
at Cochranville, Chester county, l'a.
OPPOSITION REOARD FOR TUB VOHKIGNBR.—
Tho Cleveland (Ohio) Herald, a Black Re
publican, Know-Nothing journal, says:
"We unhesitatingly aver that seven-tenths
of tho foreigners in our land, are not as in
telligent as the full blooded African of our
Slate—we will not include the part blood."
Such is the feeling and sentiment of the
Opposition party, generally, North and
South, and tliey act it out whenever and
wherever they have the power. They have
done so in Massachusetts, hv their "two
year amendment" to the Constitution of
that State, and they attempted it in New
Jersey, New A'ork, and other States.
THE Boston Post, the leading Democratic
journal in Mass., compliments very highly
the recent addrass of our Democratic State
Committee, both on account of its sound
political views and doctrines, and the abili
ty with which they are presented. After
giving several extracts, it thus concludes its
remarks :
"The citations we havo made from this
address speak for themselves, and are speci
mens of its logic and precision. It is a calm
appeal to the reason and must command
the confidence of the candid and intelligent.
Victory, with such principles, will he vic
tory worth having ; and the Democracy of
the whole country will gladly welcome a
triumph of their cause in the old Keystone
State as the triumph of the old fashioned
Democracy of Jefferson and Jackson."
Mr. Nix, of the Susquehanna Institute, at
Limestoueville, Montour county, has resign
ed his position.
France—Foreign News.
The following is an extract from a Lon
don puper, dated Paris, Thursday evening,
June 23d. As'vvar is raging rather fearful
ly in the "old country," such extracts as the
one below may bo of interest to our readers.
It says :
' The bloody'conflict dt Perugia between
the Pope's Swiss guards and the people, is
considered in government circles as a de
plorable event. It no doubt tends greatly
to increase the difficulty of the tusk which
the French Emperor has undertaken of
preserving)the temporal dominion' of the"
Pope while emancipating Italy from the
Austrian yoke. The Papal forces are con
fessedly ir adequate to repress the national
movement which has broken out in many
large towns of the Stales of the Church.—
The policy of selecting a little mountainous
village like Perugia, where the population
is too small to offer effectual resistance, for
shedding blood in the name of Papal au
thority, may well be doubted. The event
is likely to double the intensity of the revo
lutionary movement in Bologna, and to ex
cite insurrection in all the disaffected parts
of the Papal States that have hitherto re
mained tranquil. The lfomans, rightly or
wrongly, consider themselves included in
the Emperor Napoleon's Milan proclama
tion, addressed to the 'ltalian people,' and
claim the benefit of his promise, that the
French army shall not interfere with the
manifestation of their 'legitimate wishes.'
Unless, however, §wiss hirelings, now
masters of Perugia, shall be supplied by
French troops, nothing is more likely than
that they will speedily be driven out by
an overwhelming national force.
"The Pays in answer to the 'various cor
respondents,' which persist in affirming that
King Victor Emmanuel is disposed to ac
cept the dictatorship which has been offer
ed him by certain towns in the Roman
States, asserts that all these rumors are
completely false, and that the King has re
fused any sort of dictatorship, whether
'provisional' or otherwise. The fact that
Prussia is making a serious diplomatic ef
fort to put an end io the war seems to be
every day regarded as more and more cer
tain. But great astonishment is felt at the
positive assertion ol the Independance that
the territorial limits established by the trea
ties of 1815 are to be proposed as the bases
of the announcement. The impossibility
that Prussia can for a moment seriously
suppose that France will listen to any such
proposition, gives some countenance to all I
bnt the incredible assertions of certain Ger-<
man journals that a war with France is
really intended by Germany.
The Democracy of Maine.
Attempts have been made by the Press
and other disorganizing and Opposition jour
nals, to create a public impression that the
action of the recent Democratic Stale Con
vention in Maine, was hostile to the Na
tional Democracy and President Buchan
an's Administration. A similar course
was pursued iu relation to the Vermont
Convention,and for a time.it was not without
effect, but subsequent and more reliable in
formation, soon disabused the public mind
of the error, and it is now known that the
Vermont delegates to the NationaTConven
licn are friends and supporters of the Nation
al administration, and entirely uncommitted
on the subject of the next Presidency. And
the same may be said of Maine. The Belfast
Journal, a prominent and influential Demo
cratic paper of that State, in an article on
"the Slate Convention," dwells at some
length on die proceedings of that body. It
says that Mr. Smith, the nominee for Go
vernor, was known as the earnest and de
cided friend and supporter of President Bu
chanan, and then adds : " There is nothing
in the resolutions inconsistent with Mr. Bu
chanan's letter of acceptance, his Sillitnan
letter, the Cincinnati Platform, or the gen
erally received doctrines of the Democratic
parly, that the people of the territory can
only abolish or prohibit slavery when they
form a Constitution. It is well known that
a contrary opinion would have been reject
ed by the Committee, nsd if it bad been, it
would have been rejected by the Conven
tion, as the re-nomination of Mr. Smith
over his squatter sovereignly competitor
conclusively proves."
The fact is, the resolutions were, as they
clearly indicate on their face, the result ot
compromise, with a view to entire union of
the party in the Slate compaign ; and it is
even more evident that the power of the
Convention was iu the hands of the Nation- J
al Democrats.
TUB CROPS. —A gentleman just returned
from a trip to Northern and Central New
Hampshire, informs the Boston Traveler,
that the prospects for good crops this sea
son are very encouraging. The hay crop,
particularly, will be unusually heavy. The
same encouragement is given in relation to
the wheat, com and potato crop. The
Cincinnati Gazelle says Ohio will havo a
good wheat crop this year, in the Miami
country the harvest is nearly completed,and
the grain is thick and plump, and promises
to produce a much bolter quality of flour
than for several years past. Corn is rather
backward, but is in very good condition.—
The appearances are now in favor of a hea
vy crop. A correspondent of the Albany
Evening Journal writes under date of July
7th, that he has passed through portions of
Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, Wayne, Ontario
and Monroe counties. The winter wheat
looks good and is free from the ravages ol
the insect. It is already about ripe for the
harvest. New York has mora wheat than
for five years past. Spring wheat has been
touched by weevil—so has barley. The
latter is everywhere light.
Mr. Alfred Jausmi, of Lo Claire, Illinois,
died a few days ago from the sting of a bee.
He was a wealthy and cultivated young Eng
lishman, and was stung in the neck by a
common honey bee. When stung, he said
it was a serious matter for him, as he had
once, after being stung, swooned away and
remained insensible for several hoitrs. Sai
eratus was applied to the wound, but he
was soon violently ill, became insensible,
and in a few minutes had convulsions, and
throe-quarters of an hour from the time he
was etung was dead.
lamp Meeting.
There \vJJbe a Camp Meeting on the
Caltawiss to be held in Header's
Grove, from Cattawissaon the
The Committee, and those
who tent 'on the ground, add
the our church, on this Circuit
generally in the grove cu the sth
of tho Camp Ground
and to for tents. Please meet at
8 o'clock, that every thing in the
in one day. The
i£uubury Dftnville and AA
land Stations are unanimously and cordially
invited to attend our Camp Meeting. We
extend the free and heatty invitation to our
friends of the Bloomsburg and Milton Cir
cuits, and also to any other who may be
disposed to lent with us or attend our camp.
This Camp Meeting will be held in the
most beautiful grove in all this beautiful
country. The grove is a moderate emi
nence overlooking theea6t bank of the Sus
quehanna, and affording a lovely perspec
tive of a richly cultivated and rolling coun
try. This grove is contiguous to the Catta
wissa, Williamsport and Erie Railroad.—
Here water for man and beast—for cooking
and dringing—is convenient and abundant.
To complete the accommodations, Air. H.
J. Reader, the owner of the ground, will
keep a boarding house during the Camp
Meeting, where all persons who wish to
attend, and do not want to be troubled with
a teqt, may be ami lodged
fortdbly at moderate ratoe.
We look forward to this Camp Meeting
with high hopes of agreat religious awaken
ing in this legion of country. Brethren
and friends, let us ''come up to the help of
the Lord against the mighty," and seek a
"season of refreshing" from his presence.
Respectfully and affectionately your com
panions in labor.
J. I'. HALL,
TltOS. GREENLY,
JOSEPH READER,
CHARLES MENTZ,
JOHN SCOTT,
VViM. FIETSWORTH,
LAMBERT PITNER,
ISAIAH JOHN,
PETER OSMUN, President.
1 lie Presidential lilcelicn in 1860.
Should Kansas be admitted as a State,
the coming session of Congress, the aggre
gate Electwriat rom-W the Union in 1860,
will be 306—making 154 uecessary to an
election.
Of these 306 votes, there will be 186
from the Free States, and 120 from the slave
holding States.
That the latter will be cast for the candi
date nominated by the Democratic National
Convention, whoever he may be, may be
regarded as reasonably certain; and, in that
case, it will require but 34 votes from the
Northern States, to secure his election
These, and more, we think, aro certain to
bo obtained in Connecticut, Pennsylvania,
Ohio, Indiana, New Jersey, Illinois, Minne
sota, California and Oregon ; for We do not
believe it at all piobahle that either of these
States can, in a contest between Sectional
Abolitionism on the one side, ar.d the Un
ion and Constitution on the other, fail to de
clare in favor 61 tfcrf Httlet, by casting her
vote for the Democratic nominee.
Wo look with confidence to such a result,
and shall labor for it. True it is, indica
tions occasionally present themselves that
are somewhat discouraging. Demagogism
and sectionalism inspire some men claim
ing to be national and constitutional in their
views, to from projects and views of a dis
organizing tendency and impracticable
character, and thus the harmony of the De
mocracy is apparently disturbed; but this
state of things only an incident to our
party organization, and temporary in its in
fluence, and will at once disappear on the
opening of thenreat contest, by the intro
duction of the' opposing candidates and the
principles represent. Then the
arts and suggesjpns of the scheming and
selfish politicians will at once cease to be
regarded, and thd-IsMest heart of the coun
try respond alone to the counsels and dic
tates of patriotism. Then the great nation
al issue involved, will stand out prominent
and distinct in all its features, so that the
popular mitul will find no difficulty in prop
erly apprehending it, in spite of the color
ings and misrepresentations of faction or
section; and we cannot doubt that the result
will be, as in '52 and '56, such as will in
dicate alike the integrity of the Union, and
of the Democratic party.— Pcnnsylvanian.
" Belle Britain" writes from Paris, in
March last, that crinoline is subsiding.—
The haul toil of Puris have never worn
hoops of such vast rotundity as wo have
seen in New York ; and without being too
curious on the subject, I have come to the
conclusion that tho Parisian skirt, as now
worn, is made of some more flexible mate
rial than steel. At events; it yields more
easily and gracefully in a prowd. The bon
nets arc becoming larger, and the greisetles
(who wear caps only) are the only bear
headed people in the streets of Paris.—
Trailing dresses are worn only in carriages
and drawing rooms, and in cut and color
they are more subdued than in Broadway.
Lynch law in Kentucky.
LOUISVILLE July 9.—On yesterday, a mob
at Sanford, Lincoln county, in this State,
took from the county jail, James Rousers,
(who was awaiting trial for the murder of
Mr. James Oldham in May last,) and hung
him to the nearest tree.
On Thursday of last week, the engineer
of a train on the Oswego road saw an ob
ject lying cm the track, but too late to stop
the train. The cars passed by, and the en
gineer saw the dytitt-waa a man, who roil
ed down the as though he was
dead. The was stopped, and the
man jumping : "You had better
keep your d—dflrs off (rom me !"
There are siwKi prisoners now confined
in our This is ruther a gloomy
picluro to coutemfeite considering that bar
vest hands and bofflcts at the Springs are so
scarce.— Valley
, AIIIIEST OF A POSTMASTER FOR COUNTER
FKITINU —Much excitement was created in
New Brighton, yesterday afternoon, by the
arrest of Mr. J. Glass, Postmaster at that
place, on a charge ol counterfeiting. It ap
pears that, for some time back, officer
Hackett ol Ravenna, Ohio, has beeu very
active in picking up counterfeiters in and
about his place, and has already made sev
eral important arrests in that and the adjoin
ing districts. From certain papers, which
fell into his possession, he was led to be
lieve that Glass was connected with a gang
of Ohio counterfeiters, whose-capture he
had been instrumental in affecting : so, de
termined to satisfy himself of the fact, he
came to New Brighton and laid his plans
for acquiring the information he desired.—
Calling on Glass, ho purchased five dollars
worth of postage stamps, and received in
change a small amount of bogus. This
strengthened his suspicion, and on further
inquiry he became satisfied that he was
right, and that the accused was a confeder
ate of the parties referred to. He lost no
time in acquainting Marshal Campbell with
the discovery, and that functionary hurrying
to New Brington, Glass was arrested. His
house was subsequently searched, and sev
eral bogus quarters, halves, gold dollars,
quarter eagles, and half eagles, found se
creted in the different rooms. Two hun
dred dollars in counterfeit bank bills were
also found in his house. It was up made of
.notes on the Chemung and York County
Banks. Glas<|p-was brought to the city last
evening, and taken before U. S. Commis
sioner Baily for examination. He waived
a hearing, and was discharged on 51,500
bail for his appearance at Court.— Pittsburgh
Chronicle, 9th.
MUJ.ES KILLED BY LIGHTNING.—The Leba
non (Tenn ) Ilaald says : ' During a thun
der storm on Wednesday night oflast week,
sixteen mules, belonging to B. D. Mottley,
of this vicjnity, were killed by one stroke
of lightning. They were all huddled to
gether under a tree. They were young
mules, and were worth at least $2,500."
A child in Albany, N. Y., was kicked
by. a horse, whose vicious habits were
known to tho owner. The child died, and
the case came up before a Coronor's jury,
who looked into the statute book, and re
turned a verdict of "guilty of manslaughter
in the third degree" against the owner of
the horse,
The United States District Court Grand
Jury at its late session in Williamsport, ad
vised the U. S Government to give the
Commissioners of Lycoming county Ten
Thousand dollars to aid in building their
new Court House—and to be enjoyed with
out charge against the U. S.
A COURT HOUSE BLOWN UP. —Oil the
morning of the Ist inst., some villain placed
a keg of powder beneath the court house at
Port Gibson, Miss., and igniting it, blew
one hall the building to atoms, and then
robbed the sheriffs office of $l,OOO. Dam
age to the building, $12,000.
The Lycoming County Insurance Com
pany last year paid out $99,000 lor damages
caused by fire—s9l4,ooo siuce it commen
ced operation '.
Ma. IVM. SIMONDS, one of the editors of
the Few England Fanner, died of consump
tion at his residence in Winchester, Mass.,
on Thursday night, aged 37 years.
THE storm in Berkshire county, Mass.,on
Saturday night last, damaged roads, crops
and property to the extent of $60,000.
REVIEW OF THE MARKET,
CAREFULLY CORRECTED WEEKLY.
BUTTER, 16
EGGS, 12
TALLOW, 12
LARD. 10
POTATOES, 60
Dll'D APPLES,2 00
HAMS, 14
WHEAT, $1 40
RYE. 80
CORN, 80
OATS. 45
BUCKWHEAT, 50
FLOUR pr. bbl. 9 no
CLOVERSEED,S 00
MARRIED. _
Oil the 4th iiist., by the Rev R. Kelly, Mr.
WM. C. ANDREWS, and Miss MAHY E. LKM
MON, all of Asbury, Columbia county, Pa.
In Huntington, on the 4th of July inst.,
by the Rev. E. Wadsworth, Mr. JAS. M.
PENMNUTON, and MisS" ELIZA LAUBACH, boili
of Fuirmount, Luzerne county, Pa.
On Sunday evening, July 3d inst., at the
residence of A. J. Evans, in Bloomsburg, by
the Rev. A M. Wiley, JOSEPH R. EVANS, M.
D., now of White Haven, Luzerne county,
formerly of this place, and Miss SAMANTIIA
JANE, daughter of Peter Appleman, of Hem
lock, Columbia county, Pa.
DIED.
In Geneseo, Illinois, on the 6th inst., Mrs.
HANNAH, consort of the lute James Boon,
aged 75 years, and both formerly of this
place.
In Mifflin township, on Sunday morning
last, July 3d, Mr. ADAM CIIEASY, aged 83
years, 3 months and 13 days.
AUDITOR'S NOTICE.
THE undersigned, Auditor appointod by
the Orphan's Court of Columbia county, to
distribute the funds in the hands of Jacob
Sheep and Daniel Ernst, executors of the
last will and testament of Mary P. Mills,
late of the said eoonty of Columbia, de
ceased, among the heirs and delegates of
the said Mary P. Mills, will discharge the
duties of his appointment at the office of
W. Wirt, Esq., in Bloomsburg, in said coun
ty, on Thursday the 18th day of August, A.
f). 1819, and one o'clock in the afternoon of
said day, when and where all persons may
attend it they think proper.
EDWARD H. BALDY, Auditor
Bloomsburg, July 13, 1859.
ADMINISTRATOR S NOTICE^
IVOTICE is hereby given rhat letters of
administration on the esiale of Peter
Nass, late of Mifflin township, Columbia
county deceased, have been granted by the
Register ol Columbia county, to the under
aigned, residing in Mifflin township, Col
umbia county; and all persons having claims
or demands against the estate of the deced
ent, ate requested to present them to the
administator duly attested without delay,
and all persons indebted to the estate are
notified to make payment forthwith to
GIDEON NUSS,
Mifflin, July 6, 1859, —pd. Adm'r.
lIDMI'II RHYS' SPKCII IO
110 M<EO P A TIII C REMEDIES.
NO. 502. IiROADWAY.
Tit E CiItEAT FEATIRC
Of this series of Domestic Remedies is lliut
each particular medicine is a Specific lor Hie
particular disease or class ol diseases whose
name it bears, uml may be relied upcn lor
the cure of that particular affection. Hence,
persons suffering from a chronic disease or
long Handing ailment, in buying a case of
Humphreys' Specifics, obtain the particular
one desired in their cae, and thus them
selves make a cure which otherwise would
cost them many dollars, and no small a
mount of time anil (nodical attendance, if,,
indeed, It could be obtained at all.
Thus multitudes suffer Irom Dispepsia,
Billtous, Costiveness, Bad Taste, Coaled
I Tongue, and Debility, which is perleclly
controlled and cured by the
DYSPEPSIA SPECIFIC.
There is scarcely a phase or forrn'bf this
disease which is not promptly coitrolled and
ultimately cured tiy the use of this Specifio.
Thousands who have suffered lor years with
this''Billions Condition" having purchased
a case of these Specifics have ootairied a
perfect cure and immunity Irom their old
oomplaiat.
COUGHS, COLDS, AND SORE THROAT
which so frequenly lead to'
BRONCHITIS AND CONSUMPTION,
are all it) their early stage cured by the
COUGH PILLS.
Many cases of long standing Bronchitis arid
irritating Coughs have been perlectly cured
by this Specific. But mure ! many persons
have a specific liability to colds and lake
them from the least exposure. This will be
entirely relieved by the use of the Cough
Pills, as scores can testify Irom experience :
So CATARRH is one ol our most common
and most troublesome diseases,against which
the Old School Medicines and even Ho
iritDopathic prescriptions, are of little use.—
Yet hundreds cf persons have been cured of
not only recent and fresh, but even long
standing and obstinate cases of Catarrh by
the use of this Specific.
One aged lady itt Syracuse was thus per
fectly cuted of a Catarrh, which had anoyeJ
her all her life. Anil a young la.ly at one of
our first class boarding schools, who was so
afflicted w ; th this disease as to require more
than forty handkerchiefs a week, was en
tirely cured in a single week by this Speci
fic. PILES,
bleeding and blind, is one of those common
and obstinate forms of disease which are
so difficult to cure by tho ordinary methods,
but which find an entire fundamental cure
in the Piles Specific. True, time is requir.
Ed ; but the Specific is pleasant to lake, re
quires nuither diet nor restraint, and being
followed up a perfect cure is the result.—
Hundreds of persons, in purchasing a cure
oi Specifics, have obtained a cure for this
most trying and obstinate lortn of disease,
which has been world to them ten times lite
cot of the entire set.
The rase contains the best
FEVER AND AGUE SI'ECIEIC
known. A remedy wiltiout guy deterious
or poisonous substance, which not only
cures the ague, ami old, mismanaged agues,
but may be relied upon us u preventive when
persons are residing in a Liver and ague
district. It prevents or protects Upon itie
same principle that vaccination prevents
small pox or bellaUonno prevents scarlet (e
-fever, by pre-occupying the system wiih the
true specific. Hundreds have been tnus
protracted and cured.
THE OPHTHALMY SPECIFIC
has proved a most valuable reiudy lor Sore
Eyes and Eyelids, and lor Weak and Blur
red Sight. One lady in Indians, who had
been a sufferer from sore eyes for many
years, and lor two years was rutin ly blind,
ws cured perfectly by the Ophlhaitny Spe
cific alone.
HEADACHES
to which so many are subject, find a cura
tive in the case. There is a specific which
relieve) at the lime ol the attack, and also
one which corrects the condition ol the sys
tem upon which it depends, and destroys
the disposition 10 a return.
The Specifics for die various forms of
FEMALE COM FLINTS
have proved invaluable. Old Standing Le
ucorrhcea or Whites, attended wiih debility
of exhaustion, and lor which other forms ol
medicine are ol little value, ate lully con
trolled and cured by the Female Pills; while
the specific lor irregularities control almost
every form of Scanty, Puinlul or Irregular
Menstruation.
DIARRHCEAS & SUMMER COM FLINTS
in adults or children are controlled like ma
gic by the Dtarrhcea Pills, whiie it may be
averred without the possibility ul successful
contradiction that the Dyseiuary Pills are the
most perfect specific lor thai disease knoviu.
For Ihe various forms of
FEVERS, SCARLET FEVER, MEASLES,
and other diseases of children, the Fever
Pills may be eately and surely relied upon.
These Specifics ol l'rof. Humphreys, used
for years in his.exieusive pruciice,aiid to Ihe
perlection of which he lias devoted the re
sources ol extensive knowledge, experience
and study.
The public may rest assured that during
the lifetime of Dr. H., no one lias been or
shall be trusted with the preparation of his
Specifies, and tie offers the guaranty of his
piotessiunul tile at.d reputations that lliey
shall be just as he represents them.
They have now been before the pub
lic for five years, and have everywhere
won golden opinions Iroin the many thou
sands who hate used them.
Simple, Itee Irutn intricacy, technicality,
or danger, they have become ihe ready re
course and aid of the parent, traveler, nurse,
or invalid, and have become the faintly
physician and medical adviser of Ibousuuds
of families. Nowhere have lliey be n tried
without having been approved, and their
highest appreciation is ainoug those who
have kuowu them the longest, and most in-
Innately.
Every Family will find these Specifics all
lliey have been recommended ; Promt Re
liable, Simple and Efficient ; a Friend iu
need and often a Friend indeed.
LIST OF SPECIFIC REMEDIES.*
No. 1. Fever Pills—For Fever, Congestion,
and Inflammation of all kinds.
No. 2. Worm Pills—For Worm Fever,
Worm Colic, and Wetting die Bed.
No. 3. Baby's Pills—For Colic, Crying,
Teething and Wakefulness, and Nervous
ness of adults.
No. 4. Diarrhoea Pills—For Diarrhoea,
Cholera, Infantum and Summer Cumplamt.
No. 5. Dyseiuary Pills—For Colic, Griping
Dysentery or Bloody Flux.
No. 6. Cholera Pills—For Cholera, Cholera
Morbus, Vomiting.
No 7. Cough Pills—For Coughs Colds,
Hoarsness, Influenza and Sore Throat.
No 8. Tooikache Pills—For Toothache,
Fuceuche, and Neuralgia.
No 9. Headache Pills—For Headache,
Vertigo, Heat and Inilness of the Head.
No 10. Dyspepsia Pills—For Weak .and
Deranged Stomachs, Constipation and Liver
Complaint.
No 11. For Female Irregularities—Scanty,
Painful or Suppressed Periods.
No 12. Female Pills—For Leuchorrhffia,
Profuse Meuea and Bearing Down.
No 13. Croup Pills—For Croup, Hoarse,
Cough, Bad Breathing.
No 14, Salt Rheum Pills—For Erysipelas
Eruptions, Pimples on ihe (ace.
No. 15. Rheumatic Pills—For Pain,
Lameness, or Soreness in the Chest, Back
Loins, or Limbs.
A.—For Fever and Ague, Chill Fever,
Dumb Ague, old mismanaged Agues.
I'.— For Pile?, Blind or Heeding, Interna',
or Ex'eritat.
O—For Sore Weak or I (l.rnpd Eyes
and Eyelid*, Failing, V eak or U.ur'ed Sigh'.
C —For Catarrh, of long standing or ie
cent, either with obstruction or profuse dis
charge.
W. C.— For Whooping Cough, abating its
violence an J shortening it- course.
P K I C E S.
Full set, 20 large veils in Murocu Case and
Book $5 00.
Full set, 20 large vials, in Plain Case ami
Bonk $4 00.
Case of 15 No boxes and Boolf 52 00
Case of any 6 NY. boxes and Book t On
Single No. boxes, with directions 25
Single lettered|boxes Willi direction. s'(j
Large plantation, or physician's case,
1 and 2 oz. vials. }J tit)
OUR REMEDIES BY MAIL
Look over the lint, make up a case of what
kind 'you choose, and enclose the amrniiA
in a current note or stamps, by mail to nor
address, at No. 5(12 Broadway, New York,
and the medicine will be duly returned by
inail or express tree of charge.
| Address
Dr. F. HUMPHREY & CO, •
No. 562 Broadway, New York.
For salt) by K. P. Luiz, Bloiunsburg, ami
all other druggists throughout llta country.
July 6 1 j59 —3 rn.
THE SECRET INKIRmTFiESOF
YOITH AXD MATURITY,
jrMrjfear Published Gratis, 25'h thou
' Sand: A few words on Ihe ration
al lieatment, without medicine,of Soperma
lorrhea, or Local weakness, nocturnal Emis
sions Genital and nervous debility, Prema
ture decay of the system, impotency, aud
impediments to mhrriage generally.
By 15. De Taney, M. D.
The important fact that the many alarming
complaints, originating in the imprudence
and solitude of youth, may be easily remov
ed Without Medicine, is in this small tract
clearly demonstrated; and the entirely new
and highly successful treatment, as adopted
by the author, fully explained, by means of
which every one is enabled to cure himself
perfectly and at the least possible cost, there
by avoiding all the advertised nostrums of
the day.
Sent to any address, gratis and post free in
a sealed envelope by remitting, post paid,
two postage stamps to Dr. B. De LANEY,
88 East 31st Street, New York City.
June 15, 1859.-22.
Notice to Uullectors anil Tax-Payers.
THE Commissioners of Columbia county
direct the publication of Ihe following sec
tion of the Act of April 29, 1844, see. 42,
P. L. 501, for the information and direction
ol Collectors and Tax-Payers; and add that
notice has been revived that the Slate
will demand a strict compliance with its
provisions :
"If any county shall pay into the State
Treasury its quo.a of lax levied on its said
adjusted valuation, filteen days prior to
first day of August, in any year, such county
shall be entitled to an abatement of five per
cent, on the amount so paid, and any stale
lax remaining unpaid by any individual or
corporation, alter said lax is due and paya
ble by said county, to the commonwealth,
shall bear an interest of six percent, and be
a lieu on the estate on which II is charged,
till duly paid aud satisfied.
July 6, 1859
and Teamsters,
LOOK TO YOUR INTEREST.
NEW SADDLE AND HARNESS Sllol\
THE subscriber would re-
Wyj|B spectfully inform the cili
zatcs ol Catawissa and vi-
IT) cinity, that he has opened
\ar"®r Mrs un entirely new saddle and
\l-XT harness shop, in Ca'awis
ffZ' n m l ii ■' i'' on Mailt Street, a few
'tvcsaaoMf# itonrs above the residence
ol Col. Pax'on, where he will at all limes be
found prepared to make all kinds of harness
Irom the lightest down to team harness, in
short, he will keep on hand everything in
his line from a horse collar down to a halter
strap. He is determined not to be oot done
by any of his competitors. He gives a cor
dial invitation to all to come forward and
examine his stack for themselves. Country
produce taken in exchange for work.
Prices to suit the times.
DAVID SNYDER.
Caltawissa, June 15, 1859.
AUDI TOR'S NOTICE.
Isaac Burger, ] Common Pleas ol the
vs. | county of Columbia. Ven-
Jatiteß K. Fisher, j ditioni exponas No. 7-
J May T, 1859.
The Auditor appointed by the Court of
Common Pleas of Columbia county, to
make distribution of the moneys raised
by the side ol the real estate of James K.
Fisher, by virtue of the above writ of Ven
ditioni exponas, wi'l attend at his office in
Bloomsburg. in said county, oil Thursday the
eighteenth day of August next, lor the purpose
of attending to the duties of his appointment,
when and where all persons interested are
required to make their claims before the
auditor, or be debarred Irom coming in up
on said lurtd.
ROBERT F. CLARK, Auditor.
Bloomsburg, June 8, 1859.
BLOOMSBURG
DAUUUIt SHOP.
T|XHE undersigned respectlully informs the
-* citizens ol Bloomsburg, and the publio
generally, that he has taken the Barber
Shop, located on Main Street, in the while
Frame Building, nearly oppo-ite the Ex
change Block,where he is at all limes ready
to wait upon his customers to entire satis
faction.
SHAVING AND HAIRDRESSINU,
Will be executed with care and neatness
and in the most fashionable style, and on
very moderate terms.
layShampootng, done up in City Style.—
Thankful lur past cusium lie solicits increas
ed patronage and pledges his be-l endeav
ors to give every reasonable satifaction.
FERDINAND STINE.
Bloomsburg, June 29. 1859.
, ■ x
AMERICAN HOUSE.
JOHN I.EACOCK, Proprietor.
Bloomsburg, I'tt.
THE Proprietor of this well known estaoJ"
lishment thankful for the liberal patron agO?
herctolore extended him, lakes this method
of informing his lrtends and ihe public, fiat
he has added considerable to the facilities of
his house and is nrepared to accoinmadUe
all those who may favor him with thah&Sfr
torn. His house aud its arrangemiWOTnlf
be louiid to be in good order, jand be hopes
by u strict desire toplease, to receive a full
share ci-patrtTnage. He has jfiso good stu
bliarg and attentive ostlers, -d
JOWfl LEACOCK.
Bloomsburg, July 2l y 1858.
NOTICE.
TV OTIC E is heteby given that, iny wife,
•J-* Harriet, has lei my bed and board with
out any causd Or provocation whatever,
therefore all persons are forbidden to trust
or harbor herlon my account, as I will pay
no debts 01/ her contraction.
CASPER MURKY,
Cmtswdß, May is. 1859

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