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BURG CHE CLE ON BY 0. N. WORDEN & J. An Independent Family The First Mewnasre for Ibe Atlan tic TeleirraiIi. (mom.) fonr World! that io wickedneM licat KuthralVd by the pow-r of ill, in I. trooninfr and travailine aitEttevt r tirtter and happier still lei '. here U a tunnee For helping the right. And farcins advance In the enemy' ijrM, Br pod'y ennf-wioB anil brotherly lovei drowning on whom thou rclii-at, Aul or-enly tnltine the Ruler atmve ; Hy tiidjios the very nrrt thrill On the nerve of thia telcraih wire jk-nutliinr of -i..iice, or profit anil lo a ; II it, fla-hiUEelectri'al di-eper and hiffhrr, VYnrld. let the nrnt huart tirrini tueesage acroM (O M-rairr! rcji-iei-, atb-u fliet, All faint, and all anela who nil Infinity fartbi-st and lilhe-t) lie 01ory to Und in the hihent! fcJM upon earth and good will!" (ANTUrBoFitE.) Ay. Man ! who with ehcrsy triest To counuer by ftrenj;lu or by eaiill, g, wived, though In body thou dieat, . In spirit to wre-llr uphill, Lo ' lore in a s-iin To be won by a void, If on ler the main The Sri that if beard A, l.rolhcrly kiotlnand heaveuly praiae; II. wlnle thou in coiinig'- J. fi rewind and ttie waiea atnl:,ll peril always, Knftlaving tboee icUnt. until TVy meekly otn-y thy d'-fire, Ifihus. the Arid nhis;r that proves thee their lord, Ihir m ifti rand jailer by Mtera of tire, oVihi. the iublinut and bAliet word 0 Ueae ! rej'-ire a. thou fde-t, A nd iuiut and all au:Mf who nil lu:;tiity f rtteet and LijlieM) J -tilory to God in til hijlit-st Peace uca earth and uii nl!" MAKTix f. TrrrEiL ALmr.T. U-:lf T.D. July J7, 1j7. TIl. tfISI'.VIff I? ' i II Li l7ii ll.U AVli. , .HO.YUli, Atti. S4, IS"7. Common school Hook. I In pursuauco of a resolution passed at tbe I niou County Convention of School wriiigiug extortionate prices from the hand liirectors, met at Lcwisburg on the first of care aud economy hard toil and barely Mjuday of May last, a called uieetiug of, living means. There is only one draw 1'ircctors was held at the Court llou?e in j baek to the joy of the people at the de L ttisburg, Saturday the 2-d of August, 1 struction of such pests of business and u nci! M il TAUtiAHT was chosen Chair-; that is, that their failure may involve some ma, and Jeremiah Winoert, Secretary, iuuuceut persons. After couultatiou, it was decided that ' So apt is capital to be used by heartless tl.H loiliiuiuff text-books be used in the speculators in this manncr.that mechanics. schools of this county for the c coming five years, viz: j eb'j'a Elementary Cards. Sander's New Speller, aud irtliend'ti D.ctation Exercises. Monteitb's and M-Nal'y's Geographies, ; ,ut Uarreu . Pl,y..l Ogr-phy j lUvius bene 'f Arithmetics, with Stoddard's lutcllectual Arabmeuc, 'd Green's ltttroduetiou to Grammar, and Llemeuts of English Uramiuar. Towers' Intellectual and lbvies' Eien.eiitary Algrebra. Wilsou's Historical Series. Sheppard's Constitutimial Text BtKjk. Wells' Science of Uouiiuou Thiugs. Worcester's Quarto and I'rimary DiC' tiitniriiti Rnw'a Pennvlvani. Common School , . 1 liegister. ' Messrs. F. Wilson, C. S. James, H. D. ! ii . , ,,- i i i Walker, M. W. Cramer, aud J. Kleckner, were appointed a committee to select text books on Natural Philosophy, Chemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygeine.Book Kceping and Penmanship : aud report on the 20th iost. Jeremiah Wisgert of East Buffaloc, (J.ewisburg, P. O.) wns chosen by the j a very respectable appearance. He is the ujs own road." Ho is agreeable and pop llireetors to procure and distribute the I oldest printer engaged in the business in uIar, and favorably impressed those with bjoks selected as above, throughout the Northern Pennsylvania. Some years back j whom he bceame acquainted. About 33, Tariuus districts of the county. Tbe Con vention thuu adjourned. bj5-A friend from the lower end of Luzerne county hands us a "legal notice" which had been stuck up, as near the fol lowing as we can make tjpes talk. Who would hid for projterty thus advertised, in a country where there are printing offices and school masters ? We doubt whether a sale under such a scrawl could be con firmed by any Court ! PuWiCK fail th Subscriber Will Expose lo PubliCK sail at t;i resededuce of th l.aie in in the said is nnw H I .nil it true and Just Anrisment has ilia ukm of the eod l liauels rigibs au rre Jter WiCh Will be soald on the All nnTsi'tis are muted to give lhare atention j me lolliti? Property lo Wu : Sale io Commence At 10 oCloCK j erne frame house and Stable one hor-e loo ( rni'.Ks Cows one round silndertooKmj store i oClocK one round r.K,n store one Corner ; C .terd three I.ar; Beds and Bed-'in; one Ininnel Bed on loo horse spring Wagon tun a id Shares one tram Cradel on nppel one , Plow one Large Brass Kittel uthcr ArtcKcls loo numers lo mensnon. M'KlM, HUNO.-David Stringer M'- : Kim, for the alleged murder of Samuel T. Norcross, was executed within the prisou walls of Blair county, at Hollidaysburg, last. Friday, at 20 minutes before 1 o clock. r a- "ah r.n, crwy cnore iicpuoucan,) lie protested his iunocenca to the last, and j loTCS to follow the crowd- As 10 his P" dtclared his life had been sworn away, pearanccs whether be is good looking, It" not guilty of murdering others, he was ! opinions seem to be divided. It is a ques gaiu guilty of trying to murder himself, tion of ,as,e- IIe is 33 weighs 140, mca living attempted, the last night of his life, j ses 5 ' 7, and is able to demolish a t cut the veins on one of his wrists with j Piece o beefsteak about as quick as the a piece of glass, but was discovered before next n0- In tho 80cial circle he nBTer bleeding to doatb. He spoke over an hour j m0VC8 t0 ljourn, but -'ways fi-hts such "a the gallows, alternately professing faith I propositions to the last. In convention is U'jd's forgiveness, and then breathinc ' he was actiTet aud Prorcd as ble to o the spirit of a devil. He had prepared a j lng written statement, which he tore up ! 1r- 1'AI.EMOH Joun, (Btoomtburg Re. in the morning in a fit of rage. None of pMiean) is a plain man.with an abundant his friends came for the body, which was j 8took of S0UDd common wnso. ni ap Wi.J in the poor homo burying ground. FMaDce ind'cates a high state of cultiva An immense concourse of people crowded tion about 32, 5 feet 10, aud weighs 1C5 Hoilidaysbutg even from the night previ- i P0"09; r , T . , t . , N ww, but good order generally prevailed, j 0 S OBDES, (tem&ury Chronicle,) Thus ended a life of licentwusness and i gutleman of moro than ordinary abil latuitnwancc. " jitka. Ue U abut 40, afcit 10, ssc K. CORNELIUS. News Jocbnal. Downfall or Speculators. The Bishop of the Rhine, who monopo lized the corn, refused to Bell, and was eaten up by the rats, may or maj not have been real : it in at least a good fable. In a time when the aggregate crops of the Uuited States as well as of the Old World seems to be of an unprecedented large amount, it does not hurt the feelings of any decent innn to learn that the heart less speculators in the "staff of lift)" are reaping, cveu in this life, some of the fruits of their misdeeds and oppressions of : the poor. Wheat has been contracted for in Buffalo city at SI, and in Louisville at .I5 cents, in large quantities ; and yet there are these in the seaboard cities, and in the best grain growing vicinities, who contrive to keep up the price of Wheat at 62, at a time when wages and salaries gen erally are not increased. This is necessa rily a hardship to the poor and middling classes in community, who, although they dn and must avoid superfluities and ex travagances, must feed their households. As the poor ars generally most blessed with children, the hardship of course most affects them. It is no sin, then, to rejoiee over the failures and discrace of those who ! monopolize the capital and hoard the grain ! De presented the best looking front, bis of the country to keep up exorbitant j brethren made him an appropriate present prices for the daily bread of a wholcpcople! , 'n duo form a pair of "assistant," In a single pnper before us, we notice ; scissors. He acknowledged the conipli the failure in New York city of N. H. ' ment ' u' usual happy style. Wolfe k Co., "rain dealers, for One Mil- I James Jones, (Jerry Shore Vedette,) '"n cf l"ilar., and also of the Elvs of ulctcstor extensive n,ii(.r:! for , "large fum. These men had made immense in- j ves-tnicnts, and tried to command the mar- j kets, so that they could make fortunes by . laborers, and salaried persons in many lo- j calities are compelled to combine for self defence and send abroad for wheat, which llioy procure hundred of miles and under- seu tllt.;r neighboring farmers and millers. T,ijs u not mQ ablo procea-uro but occc8,,t scem9 io m:lny c:iSes to require . ., , , . , , t . " m - i-e-iuS uV u. th.s-j corrupt combinations, and a return to honest prices, unions of this sort r;ii hernme treneral. and nersons in moderate ! circumstances thereby be greatly benefited. - ! .orlh and West Rranch Editors, j I E. II. RiOC. of the Mauch CI. mi Gatrttt, waft "the j ceniai epirit- of the uie Danriiie Editorial Conr.-ntion, 1 b.t which only made buainea. mora hri.ker and merrier. ' "" iretiouriy acquainted with any of the North and Wert BranelKera, personally, bot on5gin( b. m,j, .mend, telling .ii tbe pod he could of them in aome free-andwy "1'en Portrait" nasuirreuiTii"i inim wrinwr,. we ipj un-wr " i nn.-. ,lchof wteof1ODUlogttac.b.M..ud bid, that tbe one unnamed with which be doaaa, will be readily rt-eomiUed ly lindher Typo .nd most of Eastern Peunjiylvauia, a lutca! 4W C'Aron.J Hon. Valentine Best, (Danville la tilliijrncer,) is about 56 years of age, very slender, dark hair and eyes, and presents he represented his district in tbe State j Senate, and was chosen Speaker. Col. Levi L. Tate, (IHonmsbnrtj Dem ocrat,) looks well, talks well, writes well, and if we arc not greatly mistaken feeh well. He has an open, cheerful and fa miliar countenance. We believe bis soul is a big one. The young ones stuck to him, and looked up to him as daddy of tbe crowd, and he seemed much pleased with his happy and harmonious family. Ha is about 50 years of age, dark complexion, five feet ten, aud weighs probably lliO. L. F. Irwin, (Bericick Gazette,) is a young man, tall, slender, and about 24 years of age. lie appeared to let others 1I)cad off . iujicll,inr a rcUiaIkahle Stock , j of editorial modesty. . P. MINER, ( n tl.vsbarrr, Jiccord of w;tn ono exception was tbe best , T , . , looking man there. In debate, as well as .eith the rien. he is clear, strong. and cor- a e ,, e cous- Ho waS 0De f tLe firSt ,0 dTocate the holding of tbe Convention, and he will be one of tbe last to disregard its rrsola tions. He is about 35 years old, 5 feet S , high, dark hair, a well balanced head, and weighs about 105. He loves fun,and hates mean men. tLe ,0DSue M ha 9 " 'eld tbe pen. LEWISBURG, UNION CO., PA.; FKIDAY, eyed, intelligent, strong in debate, vigorous with the pen, sociable among bis fellow men, and an honor to the craft. In Con vention, he proved to be all this. He de livered a very able address "The oldest Printer on Record," was earnestly reques ted to furnish a copy for publication, but respectfully declined, which proves be has also an abundant stock of modesty. He is a monster potato, and many in a hill. Dr. J. Henry Puleston, ( Pittston 0t- ette,) is so thin that we are unable to com prebend how he keeps his "vittlcs" warm in cold weather. But, on the "glorious 4tb," the thermometer was up lo 98, more or less, in the shade, and the Doctor ap peared as natural as the next man. The Doctor is about SO years of age; his weight is of no account. ClIAHLES Cook, (Danrille Drmnernt,) is just what every editor should be intel ligent, sociable and modest. He is about 40 years of age, stands six feet less six inches, and is a very agreeable and good looking man. Dr. 1). U. B. Brower, (.Vmtour Amer ican,) was unquestionably the beauty of the assembled wisdom. For his activity g,!""ng up the Convention, and because appeared in Convention pretty much like an old "fip" among a pile of half dollars. Ho is about four feet five and a half, aud weighs at least thirty-seven pounds. But, -"r. Jones participated actively in the Loa vention, and became a decided favorite. What he lacks in size he fully makes up in good common sense. K. W. Weaver, (WoonuHiurij Star of the Xurth,) is a steady, serious, sober and earnest man, who means what be says and says what he means. To look at him, one would feel at a loss to know whether he is an Editor, Lawyer, Doctor or Parson. We ii .ii - r I v i woum say e ""cr, e ulu" uow ociter. lie is goou in uuuaie, aim uuic tu present a case to good advantage. About 33 years of age, and 5 feet 6. H. B. MassKR, (Sunbury American?) is a gentleman with whom we failed to make particular pcrauual aciu.lni.a... He is woll vouched for, and appears liko very intelligent and vigorous man. JOHN U. 10UNUMAN, OMnoMry ua- ' Boul 23 Telra 01 Se ea,M K"u x a . . r a? J:. PP", nd is a sociable though quietly dis- posed fellow. G Painter, (JiWy Luminary,) IS aeClUCaiy B gooa looking mu, auu mu cj;tor 0f considerable ability. He makes BO pretense to SpCCCblfy lUg, but SS think- er he g 0Und, and able to convey his , , , tt thoughts on paper to good advantage. He aycighs about 200 pounds and prCSCDtS remarkably healthy appearance. He looks as smooth and free from wriukles as if his skin bad been made first aud tbe flesh melted and run into it. Jacob Frick, (Miltonian,) is a first rate looking fellow, and editor of first rate paper. In a crowd be is able to "hoe and 5 feet G. There was yet one more, but to state all we know of bim, would fill the four sides of this paper. We will therefore simply say that be is 37, 5 feet 9, dignified, cour teous, kind, intelligent, amiable, learned, wise, pious, benevolent, sociable, and very handsome. He was once a Captain of the Pennsylvania Militia, which post be filled with remarkable courage until the begin ning of the Mexican War, when he wisely concluded upon retiring from publie life. Still higher honors await him ! Church Tentlmony. The following preamble and resolntions were adopted without opposition at the recent session of the Northumberland Bap tist Association, in Muncy : Wherrjn, many thousands of the children of God in Ihis land are held in bitter bondaje, denied the ri'hts of common human nature, "J torMd lhe Word of Go,, and crnshed into hereditary poverty, ignorance, and misery; and whereas, the most violent and wicked measures are at this lime taken bv slave-holders, not only to perpciuale bin to extend lheir odious and terrific system ; there- forJ(((ifcn,t That we d raost h.arllly deplore alld sympathize wilh our brethren and sisters in Christ who are inns oppress nu ueSra idel and thai we will resolutely and constantly ase'onr powtrMral, Religions, and Politi cal to prevent the extension of Slavery over territory now tree, anu to urwig anum n pos sible the ultimale removal from onr whole country of a system which degrades men into the condition of brute beasls, and which, if persisted in, must end in the outpouring of God's wrath on our beloved country. KWrrf, That in the revelations of Cod's Providence of late, we see encouragement lo further labor and prayer for the extinction of slaver? in our land, anda sinking testimony lo lhe usefulness of labor and prayer in this cause heretofore. A curious wager is under way at New Orleans. Col. Williams is to eat a thou sand eggs in a thousand hours, on a bet of $1,000. Ho has yolked himself to a difficult tak. If it is underdone be will have to shell out. He will have a hard job even if the eggs should be soft boiled. It will take fourteen days sixteen hours to accomplish the feat. He has made a big lay on those cgjs and should hatch success. ' Why a MlnUter Left hla Church. aavTAL, caataacs, as. cwwabbii ct- bawBS in Late. The Rev. Samuel Sawyer, a graduate of tbe N. T. Union Theological Seminary, and for the past nine years pastor of tbe Second Presbyterian Church, Rogersville, Kast Tennessee, was recently driven from his Church in consequence of bis course in regard to the beating of a slave named Anthony by his master, one Colonel Ne therland, an elder io his church. Mr.Saw ycr has published nothing in regard to the affair until driven to it by slanderous re pot ts, prejudicial to bis character as a min ister, have been circulated and forced him to his own defence. He therefore pub lishes a long statement io a supplement to the Knoxville (Tenn.) Pretlyterian Viit iteavt, tbe truth of wbicb is vouched for by Messrs. Jos. Hoffinastcr and J. M. John son, elders of the Rogersville church. Tbo Colonel Netherland, whose brutality is so disgustingly shown, has been elected a delegate to tbe secession convention called by the pro slavery ministers of the New School Presbyterian Church, to meet at Richmond op the 27th inst. It appears that a slave, formerly belong ing to tbe children of Dr. Ross, was owned by Col. Netherland, and was sold in 1856, to be sent to Mississippi. Rather than go "down South," the negro ran off to the woods, and remained concealed for more than a year, until found and brought back by some hooters. He was then band ed over by Col. N., with bis chains on, to the trader who bought him, who took bim I back of the church, in a field, and there, in the presence of a crowd of spectators, beat bim with over three hundred and thirty llowt, laid on with a leather s'rap, nailed to a board, while the slave was tied down on his back, naked and blind-folded. The trader whipped him to make him con fess who bad harbored bim, and probably would have "beaten bim till Saturday night," if such an excitement bad not been caused by the first instalment of scourging. But this was not the worst Col. Neth erland owned an old gray haired slave who bad nursed him in infancy, and suspecting that he knew more about the runaway and who had harbored him than be chose to tell, he banded bim over to tbe same ne gro trader, to be taken to a neighboring County afcwww fci iln atA eliaawaal.ai, make him confess. The trader took the old man to a place called Bean's Station, in the next eounty, (Grainger,) and there, on Sunday morn ing, in a stable on the public highway, stripped and tied bim naked on a plank, strapped his feet to a post and tied bis head forward to a brace, and then whipped him by striking with a carpenter's hand sawMississippi way, which raises large blisters and bursts them, cutting the bide in pieces. lie whipped him that Sunday till all the neighbor doted their door whipped hint tilt the neighbor put down their window and doted the curtain whipped him till the women, driven wild by hearing the blow and the neyro agon izing eriet for mercy, cried out against it till one man declared if he did not stop he would return bim to court till the land' lord of tbe tavern, after hearing in silence the infliction of at least three hundred blow with the taw, went to him and told bim that he must put an end to it that he himself was liable to indictment for suf fering such tbiogs on his premises, and that he was unwilling to bear it any longer. Tbe trader became very angry at tbis in terference, and told the landlord that he had sent a boy to get him a bundle of whips to scourge the negro's back when the flesh should be too much cut op by the saw and, finally, finding he could not go on, he tumbled the negro in to his wa- eon, in disgnst at the Bean Station people, and went to Ilutledge. The slave had two fits in consequence of the beating, but notwithstanding, the trader tied him np again in Rutledge jail, while the jailor (who would hardly have allowed it) was away, aud beat bim with three sticks from a loom over the raw flesh until he was tired, and then told him be would try it again the next diy. Tbe Iospectors,bow- ever, refused to let the jail be used for such purposes, and the negro was sent borne io a week no information having been ob tained from him. Thereupon a great excitement arose at Rogersville,and tbe Church Session mildly requested Col. Netherland to come forward and show be was not responsible for the outrage. He refused to do this ; declared he had a right to beat bis negroes as much as be chose, or have it done ; that churches had nothing to do with politics, and finally wound up by declaring Mr. Sawyer an abolitionist, and that bo must leave. Mr. Sawyer, thinking that tbe church would be divided if he stayed, and bis friends being too much afraid of being called "ab olitionists" if they stood np for bim, re signed tbe charge of his church with its most righteous elder, and eatno away. Nothing baa been done with Netherland or the trader, and they are supported by tbe pro-slavery strength of tbe neighbor. hood, who stand together on all questions of this kind, and who declare that if a slave owner whips his chattel till he die "be Is bis uo.ney," and there the matter ends. AUGUST 28, 1857. How t Attala) Old Age. At the meeting of the Alnmni of Yale College, Rev. Daniel Waldo, now m'ne-ty-fioe years of age, delivered tbe first speech. He gave some interesting remin iscences, and said that when he was a Freshman he bad to ran on menial servi ces for every Sophomore who chose to call upon him. Gambling and playing cards was a common occupation of the students at that time, particularly in his class. Said Mr. Waldo, "I have seen nearly a century. Do you want to know bow to grow old slowly and happily ? Al ways eat well masticate well. Go to food, rest, and occupations, smiling. Keep a good nature, and a soft temper, every where. Never give way to anger. A vi olent tempest of passion tears down the constitution more than a typhus fever. Cultivate good memory, and to !o this yon most always be communicative; re peat what yon have read ; talk about it. Dr. Johnson's great memory was owing to his communicativeness. You, young men, who are just leaving college, let me advise you to choose a profession in which yon can exercise your talents tbe best, and at the same time be honett. The best pro fession is tbe Ministry of tbe Gospel. If you have not talents enough to be a min ister, be a lawyer, but bo an honest law yer. Pope's line should be altered to read, "An honeat lawyer la the noblest work of God." More Democracy. The proclamation that Slavery is not to be confined to tbe colored race, is not inculcated exclusively by the Democratic papers of the Sontb. Hear what the New York Day Book, a staunch Democratic sheet, says. Here are the exact words of tbat paper in speaking of tbe poor wbite people. "Sell tbe parents of these chil dren into Slavery. Let our Legislature pass a law that whoever will take these parents and take care of them and their offspring, in sickness and health clothe them, feed them and bouse them, shall be legally entitled lo their tnoice and let the same Legislature decree tbat whoever receives these parents and their children, and obtains their services, shall take care of them as long as they live." This is what the Democratic party pro pose to do with the poor American, Irish ana uermam ana ineirrnuaren. Tbe Richmond !raiRtRer,auother model Democratic paper, now merged with tbe Enquirer, which is the leading Democrat ic paper of the country, said : " Tj ntil lately, the defence of Slavery has labored under great difficulties, because its apolo gists took half-way ground. They confin ed tbe defence of Slavery to 'mere negro Slavery ; thereby giving np tbe Slavery principle, admitting other forms of Slavery to be wrong. The line of defence, howev er, is now changed. The Sonth now main tains that Slavery is right, natural and necessary, and doe not depend upon differ ence of complexion. Tbe laws of the Slave States justify the holding of Whim MEM io bondage." Lewis and Veech. In complimenting our candidates for the Supreme Bench, the Berk County Pres justly uses the following language : "Mr. Lewis is a sound lawyer, an hon est, sober, and sincere man ; a man who has no deceptions about him, and who en joys truly the respect and esteem of all his neighbors and townsmen. Tbe people of Chester county will roll up an overwhelm' ing majority for their cherished son, for all party lines disappear at the mention of bis name, and all good citizens unite in his support. "The same may be said of Mr. Veech, He is the ablest lawyer in Western Penn sylvania. He too, is a man who will dig nify and honor the post to wbicb the peo ple seek to elevate him. The Convention which nominated him sought a man learn ed in the law not a mere politician, and they have found the objects of their do sire in the candidates presented. They will be elected, regardless of party chi canery. In a matter of such vital im portance to the people, as the choice of Judgcs.it is the duty of every voter to ex amine into the character and qualifications of the candidates; and where real merit and genuine capacity, honor, high minded integrity and manly virtue are found, for such it is our duty to vote. Our cindi dates can pass unharmed through the or deal of such an investigation. Capt. Joshua A. Patten, whose misfor tunes and sufferings, in connection with the ship Neptune' Car, have been the theme of much publie comment, died at the M'Lean Asylum, New York, on Sun day, aged 30 years. Deaf, and blind and sick, as he had been for months past, his heroic wife refused, nevertheless, to sur render him to the care of strangers ; and it was not nntil Friday, when it was appa rent tbat bis reason wu gone and he was utterly unmanageable, that she consented to his removal to the Asylum. Mrs. Pat ten herself is slowing recovering from tbe effects of fever. , "Little boy, can I go tbroogh this gate to the river ?" politely inquired a fashion able dressed lady. "P'raps so, a load of hay went through this morning," was the Lorrid reply. ' ESTABLISHED At $1,50 Per Jadge Wllniot'a Appolatmeatit. By appointment of tbe State Commit tee, Hon. David Wilmot will address his fellow citizens, at the following places : SoHcurr Tweaday afternoon, A tiff 2S. OaussBtM Wedneaday afternoon, Aug. 2S. WisuutoToa Tburadaj altrmooa, Au. 27. rrrraaean Friday evening, Aog.'JS. UsloSTowa Saturday afternoon, Aug. 29. BznroED TueMlay afternoon, Sept 1. J'Con.uBlaG Wednesday afternoon. Sept z. Ca:tBgAtCwa Tnnraday afternoon, Sept 3. Ucansufto Friday afternoon. Sept 4 HoLUfAfSBte Saturday aftemooon Sept A. AlTooiu-Saturuey arming, Sept. & ALLHMf 3! cirr Monday ofentng, SVpt 7. KirraMso Tueaday aft moon, SepL 8. Claatox WedneeCay afternoon. Sept . iaaSKU Thnreday afternoon. Sept 10. MrATiLUFriday afternoon, Srpt 11. WATKaronn Saturday afternoon. Sept 12. Eau Saturday evening. Sept 12. Bkavle Monday afternoon. Sept 14. Raw Castu Tueeday afternoon, Sept 15. stanru Wedoeaday afternoon, Svpt.18. BefUA Thnraday afternoon. Sept 17. AUAnHKUl CofsTT Friday and8i.-t'y,Septl8aadla. JaMAJA Monday afternoon, tjeptil. Jong 9TUW3 rueiiuay afternoon, Sept 22. CuutBriAU W ednesday afternoon, Sept. 23. Bbllwkits Thursday afternoon, Sept 24. LawiaTon s Friday afternoon. Sept 25. BloonriKLn Satutday afternoon, Sept 2S. DrsrasBon Saturday evening. Sept 26. HaEBiSfitEa Monday afternoon. Sept 28. If BCHA3IC8BLBO Monday evening, Seot 2S. Caklulb Tueaday aft-roonn. Sept. 28. tlrrTTaaino Wednesday afternoon, Sept 30. T'A Thursday afternoon, October 1. CnuTBtrr Lcvcle-Friday afternoon, Oetaber 2. LAXCAaras Saturday aflernoon,Oetober a. West Carer, a Monday afternoon, OrtobarA. Muia Tuesday afternoon, OrtoberS. Philadelphia and vicinity 7ta lo Um 13tb. Our friends io the various counties are requested to note these appointments, aud take immediate steps to circulate the in formation, and to secure a full attendance of voters. LEMUEL TODD, Ch'n. Edward MTiiEasos, Sec'y. Letter from Kansas. The following letter from a former well known citixeu of Lancaster county to tbe editors of the Express, confirms the re ports that are daily reaching us from oth er sources : Lawrence, K. T., Aug 12. Three months ago, Kanjas was at per fect peace now, she is on tbe very verge of civil war. Three months measures the reign of Robert J. Walker. Tbe old charges of last summer are resurrected. The slumbering fires of that fearful con test are about to be lighted up. Villains of the deepest dye, like vultures scenting from afar, are returning to Kansas. Tbe notorious "Border Ruffian," Col. Titus, is now here stirring up excitement prepara tory io anoioer invasion. J udge Cato has given an opinion that the payment of tbe Territorial Taxes is a necessary pre-rcquisite of voting at the October election ; if tbis is to be, nearly one-half of the Free State men will be disfranchised, as the legal voters will only be those tbat have been hers six months previous to tbe election. It seems tbat the peaceful policy that Gov. Geary inaugurated, is to be abandon ed and we are to be carried back to the dreary horrors that characterised the in famous reign of Shannon. Brigiiam Young's Personal Appea rance. In person he is above the medi um height, and a little inclined to corpu lency. He is dressed in black cloth, and although the air is very warm, he is 'well wrapped np in an overcoat. His habits of lifo make bim very sensitive to the slightest change in the atmosphere. He bad suffered a good deal in bis younger days, and with this the cares of his fami ily for his children are very refractory begin to weigh heavy upon him. His constant troubles and difficulties with tbe United States Officers, not only try hi? patience, but also wear bis body. His consuming anxiety about bis object of am bition tbe establishment of an independ ent kingdom and bis efforts to maintain the people in constant and implicit sub mission, are sufficient to leave their mark on any man's phisiqne. He is not fifty six years old ; and alihough young look ing in features, still evinces bis age in person. Ilis face is indicative of penetra tion and firmness. Come ladies think bim handsome; but his lower lip, if nothing else, eminently portrays the sensual vo luptuary. JeyTwo of tbe greatest men living Josiah Quincy, Sr. of Boston, and John S. Copley (Lord Lyodliurst,) of Eoglaod, are each about eiyh'y fire years of age, and their mental faculties bright as ever. Tlu y were born in Boston, a few mouths only intervening between their births, and both having the same nurse. The Revolution ary War breaking out, and Copley's fath er a Tory, while Quincy 's was a Whig. Copley's fled to England, where bo lived by painting portraits, while his son has attained the highest civil honors. Cvriocs Properties or the Number Nine. If any row of two or more figures be reversed and subtracted frrm itself, the ' figures composing the remainder, will, ' mbenmJei horizontally, be a multiple of, nine. 42 21 836 638 3261 16-J3 189x2 198-9x2 1(538-9x2 Since Eden was planted there could be no Paradise to compare with what might be made by following tbis advice : "Keep your stores of smiles and your kindest thoughts at home ; give to tbe world only those which are to tpate.'' IN 1S43..,.WII0LE NO., COS. Year, always in Advance. A Good Joke. William Wells Brown, the colored ora tor, who is not to black as some uhile mn, told a very good story at the Abington celebration. On a steamboat on Cayuga Like, be went to the breakfast table with tbe other passengers. Just as he took Li seat, a dark colored wbite man called a waiter, and asked if colored persons were admitted to the table with white folks. The waiter did not know exactly what to say, so he called the captain, who on en tering the cabin inrpired who bad called for Li in. "I, sir," said Mr. Brown, point ing to the dark stranger; 'I desire to know if it is your custom to allow colored people at the regular table ?" The enp tnin replied that no oljectinn bad ever been made btfore, and seeiug tbe dark wbite man evidently annoyed in spirit, ap pealed to the generosity of the colored ora tor, to allow bim to remain. Mr. Brown finally consented, and at this turn of af fairs tbe white man, wbo was so black as to be passed for a negro, left tbe table, in utter disgust, and unable to speak his thoughts. Agricultural Products. The Patent Office reports give an esti mate of tbe vegetable products of the United States for 1855, the leading items of which are as follows : TAtOg. $:S6o,ouu.tK0 147,500,000 lKII.IIOO.OOO 14:1,000,000 136,000,000 64,000.000 fin.Mto.ooo 41,250.600 35,000,000 25,500,000 Indian corn, Wheat, Hay anil fodder, Pasturage, foilon, Oats, Garden products. Potatoes, Sugar, Orchard products, From tbe above table it will be seen that if "cotton is king" it has not honest ly come by this pre-eminence. The crop of Indian corn in 1955 was more than twice and a half the value of that of cot ton, which only ranks as fifth among agri cultural products. Last year and this, too, tbe products have been immensely increased, and the differenco ia much greater. Richmond, Virginia, was all agog with wonder and excitement, one dark evening last week, at beholding two mysterious globes of light, of a faint 7ellow color, in the eastern heavens. The people turned out en masse i everybody was gaxin with gaping wonder ; mysterious conjectures and theories as to the probable character of the strange visitors were indulged in, but with little satisfaction. A man with a night glass quickly discovered tbat they were lanterns swung at the end of kita tails in mid-air. The crowds went to bed. Col. Fremont. Col. Fremont sailed for California in the Illinois last Wednes day. He goes ont to look after his busi ness in that State. Tbe recent decision in relation to tbe right of the Merced Mioing Company to continue their operations on the Mariposa Tract, renders it very doubt ful whether CoL Fremont is ever to 'real ize much from his California possessions. It is said that a brother of Mayor Wed has purchased a share in the Mariposa Claim. Gilbert Stewart, tbe celebrated portrait painter, once met a lady in the streets of Boston, who said to bim : "Ab, Mr. Stewart, I have just seen your likeness, and kissed it, because it was so much like you." " And did it kiss you in return J" "Why, no." "Then," said he, "it was not like mr!" Many of the bar rooms in New York are closing on Sundays. No cock-tails, bitters, or eye-openers! Even tbe Ger man lager-beer dealers have to succumb. One ft How nut over his shop "No ad- i - mittanre on Holy Sabbath, except on Private Matters," and in German "Hin fere Thuer Oifen for Meine Boarders." So much for the new Police ! A darkey having been to California thus speaks of his introduction to San Francis co : "As soon as dey landed in de rib ber, dar uioufs began to water to be on la ml, and soon dey wailed to de shore ; dey didn't sto any g M, but dey found such a supply ob nuffin to cat da dar gums cracked like baked clay in de brick yard." A late arrival from Rio brings news cf an advance in coffee, and a great reduc tion of stoek on hand. The flour market wis also looking up. Tbe late news from Europe represents the corn market as on the decline. Between the two, our mar ket will be but little affected, uuks it might be in the item of cuffof. The Methodist Church Suh claims 309,332 white members, 50,019 Iudi.u members, and 300,277 of African blood 645,708 in all. The mcmberhip of the M. E. Church proper (or North) is stated at 800,201 or North and South together 1,353,912. In various counties of England protec tive societies have been formed of persons who pledge themselves not to purchase a thimble full cf sugar until it was deeliued four cents a pound. Thomas Dick, the useful and celebra ted philosopher, recently died at bis own borne in SeytUnd, aged eighty-three years.