fffl. EL JACOSY, Editor.
Wednotday, June 11) RSST.
. M. reTfMoitt. k Co.. n Path w New York
wodutyauthoriaed loeollelt end receive eubwrlp.
lout Ind adverting for th i)Kfil far, pub-
ttbed et Blooatburi, Columbia county.
Ctlumbla County Democratic
NOTICE l bo'reby glvaa that tin Di-noVulc tltt
Mf la and fill the eevoral boroutb. ai elajno-i die
itteti of Columiln Cutty, will n wt at itia r M ini
placet or hlili tk inM elestloie in 'ATiJR.
UY TUB T'.VlfrV-8BV8irH OAT OK JUI.Y
M7,S,t-jn 111 , bmra of end 7 t'eleeH la tht
ft'rniin or eild day, for tbe puraeie of e'noiiut
iV BALLOT tw) dsligiua f'on each Bleatm Un
let, lomiatlo Couuy O.invjuiiM, at the 0-n;T
trOUSH, In Bl .oii.ourt, on tlOIDAY TH TH
HAY OF JULY. 18A7. at I o'clock, P. M . for the
Durpoce or making lbs umal ineuv no nioatluaa of
beB.auer.iilo pitiy of OlamSia Jnni.
Chaliiain Democratic Steii:lin. Coo.
A meeting wan held at the house of Mr.
E. P- LuU, in Blopmsburg, on the evening
of Friday font, for the purpose of makipg
mngomonts for hoL'mg a gmnd Festival,
the proceeds to be devoted to the . forward
ing of the interests of our' magnificent
Literary Institute. - 'y
Miss II. Sharplcss was appointed presi
dent, Mrs. S. A. Petrikin secretary, and
Miss A. P. Webb treasurer. Committeos
were appointed to canvass Bloonwburg and
vicinity to solicit contributions ; and that
the forthcoming festival should be one of
the finest ever seen in Bloomsburg was the
determination expressod by all present
The Festival will bo held on the evenings of
the 20th and 21st of this month, at the
Institute ITall. We have good reason to be
proud of the Institute, and every dollar
which may be added for the purpose of gen
eral embellishment, the procuring of scien
tific apparatus, maps, library, &c, also adds
to the honor of our ' people. Herculean
efforts have been made, but our energies art
by no means exhausted. Let this Festival
be one ot the grandest over seen in
Probably one of the most important Con
ventions of the Deibooratio party ever beldin
the State of Pennsylvania was convened in
Ilurrisburg yesterday. The Convention has
no nomination to make except that of a
candidate for Judge of the Supremo Court
of the state The special importance in
this nomination arises from the tendency of
the mass of people during the past few years
to drift in the coursa of oppression and un
constitutional laws. A candidate of the
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ingnos integrity a an BOn umn u I tiffiM truer to tho CODStitution and laws
rtAt.imr.. nnri nr inn nr. ibd-hi tntenL auauiutr.. . . ......
' , , , 7 tnan neanaau wno ever acted witu him.
be selected.. W, H. Jacob? has gone as
Senatorial delegate from this Senatorial
District and lion; Paul Leidy as Represen
tative Delegate from this Representative
District. We go to press too early to give
any account of tbs proceedings of the Con
vention. We will announce them next
The Steven'i Sherman Bill.
Doctor John in his last paper says,
that one of the leaders in the "Fishing
Creek Confederacy" is writing a history of
the affair ; and he straightway goes to work
to call the attention of the historian to
somebody else in order to shield himself
from the punishment ho deserves for the
business of hounding on soldiers to oppress
and distress people who were a thousand
In South Carolina, General Sickles has
widenod the range of his duties in such a
manner as to uhow the full effect and mean
ing of the bill under which he holds power
and exercises authority. In April he issu
ed an order overturning all the civil laws
and processes of that State with reference
to the collection of debtx. and instituted in
their place a scries of orders dated from his
headquarters and signed by himself as mili
tary commander. This was a long stride to
wards a full and entire destruction of all
civil authority in the division over which
this officer holds the sword. But it was not
enough. General Sickles is determined that
the people shall feel tho cntiro force of the
Stevens-Sherman bill, as its provisions are
understood by the Radicals, and hence he
interferes with matters which are properly
covered by muneipitl authority, and issues
orders with reference to tho licensing of
inns and restaurants, and decrees regulating
the manner of conducting ths bueineRs of
and other publio conveyances. From all
these orders there is no appeal. They niuat
be obeyed. Disobedicnco will be followed
by a military arrest, a trial beforo a military
tribunal, conviction and sure punishment.
In this manner General Sickles aids the civ
il officers in carrying out the civil laws in his
The manner in which the different com
manders placed over the unrepresented
States havo interpreted the Stevens-Sherman
bill, and their acts done by virtue of
authority conferred by that Radical measuro,
show that the Democrats were right when
they denounced it as a deliberate and deter
mined attempt to destroy a republican form
of government in the South, and creot in
its stead a military despotism.
This is the old trick of the pilferer when
ho cries "stop thief I" whilo he is carrying
off the stolen goods- ' Bnt we are glad that
there is to be a "history" in this case.. Per
haps we will fiud out who made of them
selves spies, in the dark days of oppression,
and spied nothing but what was conjured up
by their own cowardly minds and diseased
imsginatfons. We may find out who
really did 'send telegrams to Harrisburg
and make suggestions to the officers in com
mand. Dr. John intimates that Mr. Clark
did this. "When rogues fall out honest
men get their dues." , AVe really hope some
light may be thrown on tho general subject
by this "history." Tho oppressed and
abused mon, women, and children of Fish
ing croek most ardently desiro light
Democratic County Uosvestion. It
will be seen by the proceedings of the Coun
ty Convention, that that body etai.ds ad
journed until Saturday, June 22d inet.
The cause of this adjournment arose from
the fact, that the Councils of tho borough
had previously passed aa ordinance prohib
iting all public gatherings until further no
tice, in consequence of the prevalence of a
contagious disease, which thoy aro fearful
may become moro general by tho meeting
af large bodies of persons together. The
knowledge of tho paseago of this ordinance,
led many to suppose that no Convention
would be held, conseouentlv sonm of tl
S2J General Sherman has issued a Gen
eral Order stating that tho Union Pacific
Railroad will be so well guarded in future
that no Indian will dare to interfore with it.
AH paesengers and freight must be forward
ed to tho end of the track, and from there
will be guarded by efficient escorts specially
provided by him for that purpose.
A sufficient force of cavalry is already on
post General Sherman is sanguine that he
will clear the Piatt Valley of Indians within
two weeks. A fight ba. occurred between
nine passengers and twenty Indians within
five miles of Moor's Fort. One passenger
was killed instantly, and General Davies'
son wai mortally wounded.
Two Indians wero killed and five severely
wounded. Five of the passengers returned
to Omaha on the evening of the Oth. Gov
ernor Steel, of Colorado, had a narrow es
cape, but subsequently reached Denver in
lownsiiip were unrepresented
gates were in attendance, met andorganized
at Savage's Hotel, and appointed Senatorial
and Representative conferees, to meot simi
lar conferees from the o'her Counties em
braced in the districts, and then adjourned
to meet on Saturday, June 22d, next, on
which occasion it is expected all tho dele
gates will be preeont. Danville Intelligencer.
8. The trial of John Surratt, it seems,
iito come off at last. His counsel have
been insisting on going on with the case, for
several weeks, cut tuo "government was
never ready. The radical papers are doing
all they can to prejudice the minds of the
people against this young man ; and while we
cordially agree that all murder should bo
punished, yet where life is at stake, com
mon deosney if nothing more should stay
the tongue as well as the pen until a fair
trial be-had. -Too Philadelphia Inquirer ot
Saturday last m a conspicuous heading says
that a conviction is oertainly m prospect.
Shanwl,, ,., - ; .
BO" Ob Thursday Jast a terrible boiler
explosion Occurred at the steam Saw and
turning null of Geaiy Ward s, in Phils
delphia. The destruction of lifo in propor
tion to the number of men employed was
horribley It seems that only about thirty
persona ware employed about the place, and
np to. Saturday morning last seventeen dead
hoditi had been taken from the ruins, and
several men are still missing. Mr. Goaty,
cne of thelproprietora, is among the victims.
No caoxs for the explosion has yet been dis
covered, but tht matter will be thoroughly
intMtlgaud...., t.v,'.' .
MP The Brownlow men ulannease de
clare that if thoy are defeated at the . polls'
they will not give, np the ftete. government
These tie rout "ltwtnj orir eitlrBS."
Small Pox. There have been a few
cases of small pox in this place, and a num
ber of cases of varioloid. The first was Mr.
Poor, who, wo believe, contracted the dis
ease in Scranton. ne came homo to his
residence in Danville, where he died. Sinco
his death, it has spread to some extent, but
we have heard of no othor deaths. There
was quite a panic a few days ago, and in
obedience to publio sentiment, the Town
Council assembled and pioraulgated an or
dinance, which will bo found in the adver
tising columns of this paper. The excite
ment is, however, apparently dying away.
Nearly everybody in town has been vaccin
ated, and we havo no apprehension of any
great extension of the disease, nor do we
think there is the least danger to our country
friends, who visit the town. We aro aware
of many cock-and-bull stories that are in
circulation, and which may be credited by
some, but our readers can rely with entire
confidence on the statement we have made.
There has V.en only one death up to this
time, and w! ha.ve not heard of any other
cases that are likely to prove fatal. Mon
We have received from tho publish
er, Rev. 8. W. Thomas, 1018 Arch street, a
little book, entitled "The Teacher, His
Class, find How to Produce Impressions up
on the Hearts and Conscicncesof the Young.
By W. 8. Blacket. Wo commend this book
to the careful perusal of ever" Sabbath
School teaoher. It is a vade meaim for all
who occupy that responsible and truly use'
ful position. The book comes to us recom'
mended by Mr. Jay Cdoke, of Philadelphia.
, The Pbopir Way. We notice that the
Agricultural Society of Union County, have
already published their Premium List for
1867-' That is the proper way to doit, as it
will. thus afford Agriculturists an opportuni
ty of knowing what productions will be al
lowed a premium and gives them a fair
chanoe to compete for the prizes. Wo trust
the Agricultural Society of this County;
will follow their example. Benoick Gazette.
Beaat Butlor recently addressed a
not to Miss Surratt, daughter of, Mrs. Sur
ratt, that was hung, asking for an interview
In an importapfc matter. After consulting
with her friends she roturned for answer
that she would grant jthe interview in- the
presenco of her counsel, Mr. Bradley,
Washington. This Butler did Dot expeot, .
The Union Pacific Railroad
from Omaha, Nobraeka. -
What hat hem done, and tcjun it will le
' - . if, finished. '" s"H .
No great enterprise was evar begun about
which so little has been said and so niuoh
has boon done. , The public have a vaguo
ides that a railroad is boing built from some
where in the Kast to somewhero in the far
ther West than a rail-track has over bofore
been laid but where it boding, or what
route it follows, or where it is to end, we
venture to assert, not one in a thousand can
For a dozen years we havo heard that a
great Pacifio Railroad was to le built, and a
dozen names and a dozen companies, and a
dozen routes from the southern boundary
of Texas to tho northern boundory of Lake
Superior have been urged upon Congress
as the greatest and best means for uniting
the Atlnntio and Pacifio shores. Bubble
after bubble was blown, and each burst in
turn when touched by the sharp point of
The absolute necessity for a Pacifio Rail
road to retain and bind more closely togeth
er tho eastern and western extremes ot tho
continent in ono great United and Pacific
country, the immense cost of government
transportation to its frontier and Rocky
Mountain posts, and the even greater costs
of Indian wars, in a region that nothing but
a railroad could civilize and nothing but
civilization could pacify, tho great impor
tance of opening a road to tho riuh gold and
silver .mines of the Rocky and Sierra Nevada
Mountains, so that the way to the resump
tion of specie payments might bo made
shorter and easier, all these prudential
reasons una uy pressed with such weight upon
Congress, that it determined that the road
should be made. There wero, indeed, many
others: two thousand miles. of additional
territory would be opened for settlement;
vast bodies of land now valueless would be
made productive ; the tide of business and
travel that now winds a tedious and danger
ous wav along tho borders of two oceans,
would be incresed ten-fold ; and how would
the fathers in the East strike hands with
their sons And daughters at the Golden Gate,
if they could only be borne on the wiugs or
the locomotive I
The imperative need of the work was ad
mitted, but it was too vast for individual
enterprfro to attempt, No combination of
private capitalists was willing to risk a hun
dred million dollars in the construction of
2,090 miles of railroad through tho wilder
ness. As the undertaking was strictly na
tional, so no power less thau that of the
nation was sufficient to acomplish it; and
large as the cotst necessarily would bo, tho
expenditure would save a much greater cost
to the country ijut the Uovernmenl did
not wish -to eutcr upon any new system of
internal improvements on its own account :
and its only alternative was to grant its aid
in the most careful manner to such respon
sible individuals of suitable character and
encriry as mieht bo willinc to risk a nortiou
of their private means in the construction
ot the road.
The Company's Charter and Route.
This charter was granted and perfected
by various acts of Congress, and the Com
pany comprises men of tho highest reputa
tion for integrity, wealth, and businc-s ex
perience. Among tho officers aro General
John A. UiX, President, Thomas V. Durant,
Vice-President, and Hon. John J. Cisco,
late Assistant Treasurer of tho U. S.,
The Capital authorized by tho Charter is
One Hundred Million Dollars, of which it
is estimated that not exceeding- Tweuty-
rive minions win oe required, ami oi wiuen
rive Millions have airoadv been paid in
fiiuvr-yiiig pnrtios-wero at outio pushciT
out in various directions across tho eonti-
nent to find and locate tho best available
lino between tho Missouri River and tho
Pacifio Ocean. 1 his was established at
Omaha, in Nebraska, on the east, and will
una! iv be at f rancisco, in tuliiornia,
on the west a distance ot nearly J.900
miles. Tho Chicago and North Western
Railroad is now completed from Chicago to
Omaha, a distance of Wl miles: and several
other roads are rapidly building to unite
with the union I acme at the same poiut;
so that its eastern connections will 6e nu
merous and complete.
The general lino of the road from Omaha
is wost up the Valley of the great Platte,
and thcnce.aoross the plains a distance of
517 miles, to tho lilaok Hills, or easterly
spur of the Rocky Mountains. Col. Sey
mour, the consulting Engineer, reports that
the grade is much more favorable than was
anticipated the maximum to the Rocky
Mountains not exceeding SO feet to the
mile, and irom that point to the summit, or
divide of the continent, it will not exceed
SO feet to the mile. From tho Rocky
Mountains, the best practicable route will
be taken to Great. Salt Lake City, and thenco
by tho Valley of the Humboldt River to the
eastern base ot the hierra Nevada Moun
tains. The Central Pacific Railroad is now
being rapidly built east from Sawimento,
Cal., and is already completed about 100
miles, and will connect with the Union
What Has Been Done and its Cost.
As we remarked beforo, there has been
very little talk, and a groat deal of work.
Almost before tho public wore aware, it had
been begun. On the first of J anuary, 1 S67,
tho Union Pacilio Railroad was Jinuthcd for
30f) miles west from Omaha, and fully
equipped with Locomotives, Rolling Stock,
Repair Shops, Depots, Stations, &o. and
the Company have on hand, Iron. Ties, and
othor materials, sufficient to fiinish the road
to the Rocky mountains, or 617 miles from
Omaha, by the first of September, 1S07.
It is expected that the whole line through
to California will be comnleted in 1870.
: The first 305 miles were' graded, bridged
ana ironea, witu a neavy r-raii, und suppli
ed with suitable Depots, Repair Shops, Sta
tions, Locomotives. Cars, and all the necus.
ary appurtenances oa first class road, for
$50,000 per mile, and it is believed that the
remaining portion will not increaso tho
average cost to more than 900,000 par milo,
exclusive of eauinmenU.
MEANS TOR (ONKTRiTrrrnw
When the Government determined that
the road must be bunt, it also determined
to make the most ample provision to
render its speedy construction beyond
1st The Grant op MojfEr. Tho Gov-
be rendered to the Government during that
period will coustituto a sinking fond suffi
cient for their redemption at maturity.
2d. Tub Fihst , Mobtoaqb Bonds.
The Government permits tho company to
issue its own Mortgage Bonds at the same
time, and on tho same terms, and for the
satno amount, aud by special Act of Con
press these boiids of the Company are made
a FiUst Moktoaqb on the entire line und
property of the road, tho Government bonds
leinn subordinate. Tho amount of these
Bonds to be issued by the Company is lim
ited to an amount equal to those issued by
the Government to aid in the construction
of the road.
3d. Tub Land Grant. While this is
certainly munificent, at tho same time it is
ruost advantageous to the Government,
for without it, all its own lands would re
main almost worthless. It is a donation of
every alternate section for 20 miles ou each
side of tho road, or 12,800 acres per mile,
and umounts to 20,032.000 acres, assuming
the distanco from Omaha to the California
Statu lino to bo 1,505 miles. Much of this
land, especially in tho Valley of tho Great
Platto, is a rich alluvium, and is considered
equal to any in tho world for agricultural
purposes. Hon. 11. D. Mansfield, tho
learned Commissioner of Statistics for tho
State of Ohio, estimates that at least 9,400,
000 acres will bo available to tho Company
within a modorato length of time, and that
it is far within bounds loestimato this entire
grant at l,50 an aero, or $30,000,000.
The Illinois Central has realized mora than
four times this sum for a similar grant.
Recapitulation of Means eor 1,505
U. S. Bonds, equal to money,...$-14,20S,000
First Mortgage Bonds, 44,203,000
Land grant,2O,032,O0OaereB,say.. 30,000,000
Wheat per bushel (3 00
Ryo, " 1 10
Corn, ' , : 1 10
Buckwheat " .' 80
Oats, " 55
Cloversecd " , '. , 7 00
Flaxseed, " f 2 60
'ri d apples 2 60
Potatoes, " .. 80
Flour per barrel 16 00
r.wra ncr dozen 18
Tallow per pound 14
Lard f' ! "... 15
Hams, . " , 20
Shoulders, " 15
Hay per ton, 20 00
equal to a cost of nearly f 76,000 per mile,
which is believed to be a liberal cut hunt c.
This does not take into the account tho
valuo of tho right of way and material, the
stock subscription paid in or to bo paid in
the future, or the present discount at which
the bond i arc offered, us they aro expected
soon to be at par.
The interest on the Bonds is more than
provided for by the net carnincsof tho vari
ous sections of the road, ns they aro comple
ted. Un the .105 miles on which the cars
are now running west from Omaha, the re
ceipts for the first two weeks in May were
H 1 U,00U; and as the road is extended to
wards the groat mining centres, the busi
ness in freight and passengers constantly
increases and as there can be no competi
tion from rival road, the company has full
power to charge remunerative prices.
I'UOSlECTS FOR FciTRE BUSINESS.
It needs no argument to show that tho
traffic of the oniy railroad connecting the
Atlantic aud Pacific, and passing thronh
the great mining region, must be -immense.
Although our annual product of the
prcHcious metals is now ofhcially estimated
at J 100,000 per annum, a vastly greater sum
will be obtained as soon as the L'nion Pacif
ic Railroad opens tho way to tho golden
regions of the Rocky Mountains. Now, the
di.'liculties and cost of communication are so
great, that none but the very richest veins
can be worked ; but with cheap transporta
tion, hundred.- of thousands of hardy miners
will successfully develop other mines, that,
with less costly working, will bo oven moro
profitable than the averugo now in operation
and the business of this constantly increasing
minins interest must rmss over this road.
The record of our shipping offices chow
that not less than 50,000 passengers now
annually travel by sea between the Atlantio
rions and San Francisco : and these reckon
ed at 815echrHbout one haif of Th?steam
er price) wotiid produce a revenue of 7,-SOO.orU
1 he overland travel is even creator. In
a siuyle year, twcniysevcn thousand teams,
comprising a number of emigrants and trav
elers, departed from two points only on the
Missouri iiiver on tneir westwara journey.
If t lie truth (if this statement was uot
familiar to all frontier' s-mcn, it might well
be oucstioncd. But, estimation tho over
land through travel at tho same lipures as
that by steamer, aud we have ?15, 000,000
as the minimum estimnto on the same num
ber of passengers. But the facilities for
cheap and rapid transit furnished by railroad
always vastly increase the amount of travel
with the same population. The difference
between tho numbers who would tako an
ocean steamer or a prairie wafron and a
modern palaco car, with its luxurious frtatc
rooms, where the travclor cats and sleeps
almost as comfurtubly as at home, may Le as
great as the difference betweon the numbers
who were joltedovcr tho mountains in an
old fashioned stage-coach and thoso in an
Express train between any two great cities.
Then is it not safe to say tnat this through.
travel will be at onco doubled on the com
pletion of the road in 1870, and, with tho
rapid increase of Pacific Coast population in
In Benton Columbia County, on the 2'Jth
of May, 1867, Mr. Sameul McNeal, aged
At his rcsidonoe in Montour Township,
on the 6th inst., John Diktemch, Esq.,.
aged 75 years, 1 month and 23 days.
Mr. D. came to this County when all
about tho location of Bloomsburg was wood,
and has remained a citizen of the vicinity
ever since. He was twice married, and
leaves his second wife a widow. He was
tho father of twolvo children, six of whom
are dead and six living. One son (William)
was wounded in the Mexican war and there
died. Mr. D. was an influential citizen,
highly respected and loved by the commun
ity. He was a member of the church from
early life, and died the death of a christian.
In Madison Township, Columbia County,
Mrs. Catharine Dcmott, wife of Richard
Demon, aged 72 years and 7 days.
At the residenen nf li!a mntlini. !, !,;
place, on tho oth inst., Benjamin Gettlino,
aged about 20 years.
Bennie Gettlino was one of the most
quiet and best behaved boys about our town,
loved and respected by all. He was about
completing his trade as a harness maker
with our townsman, John Pursel; and was a
very faithful and industrious young man.
His remains were followed to their resting
place by a respectably large concourse of
people. He was sick but a few days, from
an ailment in the throat which proved fatal.
Peace to his ashes. Com.
JIST OF DEALERS
OF COLUMBIA COUNTY.
Fortha faar rna thnuaanil lrht hanirtd and
niy-ion. orCoodi, Wuret Mercbinrtnn, Diattllara.
Brxwera, within tht County of Culumtna roturned
and clRii8rt in nccordanca with Itu lavaral a-u of
AMamliiy, by Hit n,p,uor of uiercaatil tana af
aid county, followa, to wit,
The Question Settled. Thote eminent
men. Dr. James Clark, Physician to Queen
Tiotoria, end Dr. Hughet, Bennett, -say
that consumption can be cured. ' Dr. Wister
knew this when he discovered hit now wido
ly known Balsam of Wild Cherry,' and ex
perienoehteprored the eomstnesi of hie
John K. Girtoh,
0. C. Marr,
S. C. Shive,
J. J. Bobbins Si Co.,
A. J. Evans,
Charles AV. Snyder,
I avid Lowenburg,
otohuer & HUmyer,
ernment issues to the
Cfnt. Thirty-Year Bonds at the rate of
ib,uuo.per milo tor the whole rood, and,
in addition, for 150 milea ani-naa fkn Rn-kir
Mountains this grant is trebled, making it
"i"w jjoi nun , nuu uum ma termination
of this section of the California lino (ahont
898 miles), the grant is doubled, making
$32,000 per mile, tho whole amount being
$44,208,000. Thsse bonds are issued by the
Government only on the competition of each
section of twenty milos, and after the Com
missioners appointed by the President of
the United States have certified that it is
thoroughly built and supplied with all the
tnaohinerv. tea..- nf flmt. Mnoo ntlm.l
of ?Thoan!i?r,J'i' on tbeee bonds are paid by the
JJ. 8. Treasury, and the Government re-
. ' Initio AM A fti . t ! . m A.J L - ,- J i-
tams, as a sinking fund to be applied to
.ucuu iu principal ana intorost, one
halt the regular charges made for transpor
tation by the Company against it These
bonds,, TlI6h are . a jaoooad mortgage, are
not dim for thirty years, and it is not im'
probahle that the value of the services to
iTil? S,rf PWiTij'aaor. ItuuiaVraU'ratour
t on tho rlOy nitlHoiu In tanda anvaneait br Ilia
Covaramnot will b lavad nnn than ... i.
tna eoot.nuant diminution of Ooe,nraani azpr itaa
1 In tha rofioaa thrMik which tht road raait ,,
tho next few years, more than quadrupled ?
Is it at all extravigant to assert that the
mrougii passenger business during tho hrst
year after tho hrst train of cars runs from
Omaha in Nebraska to Sacramento, will bo
worth twenty-five million dollars? When
to this we add half as much more for its
icay pascnger business, and more than as
much more tha nboth for its freight, express
and mails, eta, are thoro not tho best rea
sons in the world for believing that the
Union Pacific Railroad will be the nioit
profitable as well as one of the grandest
works of modern times.
TIIE BECUittTI AND VALUE OF ITS BONDS.
Wo have mado these calculations that the
publio may havo some brief data of facts
from which to form tboir estimate of the
value of the Union Paoific Railroad Compa
ny's Firat Mortage Bonds. Besides, mon
of the greatest railroad experience in the
country have shown their confidence in the
stock by liberal subscriptions, and this
stock must be subordinatetoallothcrclaims.
But there are stronger poofs of the security
and valuo of tho First Mortgage thau any
we have named :
1. That for the safety of the country as
well as national economy the road is indis
2. That by an investment of about fifty
millions in a Second Mortgage on the road,
the Government practically guarantees tho
principal and interest on the first Mortgage.
The Company now offer a limited ainoireji
of its First Mortgage Bonds, bearing six
per cent, interest, payable eemi-anunually
to coin, at ninety per cent. This interest,
at the enrront rate of premium on gold is
equal to nine per cent, per annum on the
Vmce for which thev are now offored. The
Company expects to sell hut a small amount
A? - I A. ' -II L - -J
ri tins rate, woen intj price wm ue raisen,
and like all similar bonds they will finally
rise to a premium above tboir par value.
The subscribers to this loan will uot only
have the advantages of very liberal intorost
and very safe security, but will also have the
satisfaction of .having, assisted in the con-.
struction of tho greatest national work of
the country. . ' '
River wu formally twonty-Ova ennia par pou nd. or
or two por lon-
j Robbkey. Solly Phillips, watchman at
the Bank, had his domioil invaded on Mon
day night last, and a largo amount of wear
ing apparel taken! '"The articles were in an
put-kitchen. The thoivos wn'clo a clean
sweep, gathering up all tho "duds" thoy
could findi' besides helping tliemsolvcs to
coffee and other, luiuricij of that kind.
Danville Intelligencer.' ' ' " '
A. J. Moan,
J. It. Mover,
D. A. Beckley,
J. ?. Shannon,
L. T. Sharpie.-,
E. P. Ltus,
A. jr Rupert,
M. S. Williams,
J. K. liyer,
Mrs. M. B. Furman,
A. D. Webb,
J. W. Cliambsrlin,
George W. Correll,
H. C. & I. W. Hartman,
S. 11. Miller,
II. C. Hower,
J. K. Edgar,
J. J. Brower,
L. D. Moudenhall,
0. A. Jacoby,
Mrs. 8. J. Uoodward,
H. H. Hunsbereer.
Uaiel) liarton Lo. ,
Borough or Berwick.
C. H. Campbell,
Bowman & Jackson,
J. B. Dodsau,
I. fc H. R. Bower,
Miller & Hughes,
Mrs. M. Dunbar,
F. M. Seybcrt,
Jackson k Woodin,
II. C. Frees,
George G. Gaiser,
H. F. Everett,
J. J. M 'Henry,
J. E. Edson,
Stephen Michael k S
Daniel Wertman, egt,
Mrs. Wm, James,
I. Ckxtm. :,
R W. M. A G. L, Low,
Samuel Dctoriok,. . ,
George H, Frees.
Mshlon B. Hioks, '
Henry Lohraan. -
D. & M, MoHenry. 14 7 00
Joseph C. Runyan, 14 7 00
O. M. Howell, ' 14 7 00
J. N. Jones, 13
Polomon Buss, 14
B. Ammerman, 14
Levi Zancr, 14
J. E. M'Henry, 14
Schuyler & Blaok,
Borart & Kramer.
0. W. Eves A Co.
James M. Rote,
D. it W. Masters,
J. & W. HarriB,
M. G. & W. H. Shoemaker,
J. H. Vastine & Co.
Long & Brother,
P. h P. M. Yocum,
F. L. Shuman,
Campbell & Co.
I. K. Schweppcnbeieer,
Creasy fc Brown,
Jacob W. Peifer,
R. J. Millard,
John H. Hctlor,
lurs. xj. a. Hess,
Brown & Coleman,
Paxton b Harman,
P. R. Margerum,
J. Cherington tfcSon,
R. W. Bowman,
A. B. Stewart,
D. K. Sloan,
E. 0. West,
H. W. Creasy & Co.
Wm. M. Ent.
All persons who may feel agrieved by the
above classification can have an opportunity
of appealing, by calling upon the undersign
ed at his residence, in Greenwood, town
shin, ntanv tiuieuntil Saturday ilie thirtaonrh
rday of July, eighteen hundred and sixty-
seven, wnien time an appeal will he Held
at tho Court House in Bloomsburg.
GEORGE W. UTT.
June 7, lSfi7, Mercantile Appraioer.
OPERATE by lhauf powatful bioWce M tU
intarnal viacara to purify Uia blood ant itjnra
lata it into haalthr acMun. Thov faaOTS lb
obatruotiona of tba itoraaeh, bowala, liter, and otbar
otgani or tht body, and, by roatoru than irregular
action to health, correct, whurever they exist, each
derangements i tire the Drat cmim of dleeaae.
An etteuiire trial of their vfataee, by ProfeeeoM,
Phjaictiuie, and Patiante, haa ahowa caret of aea
(trout dineaea tlmoet beyond belief, war they net
nbatantUted by ptraoni of mrh Malted poiltton
and character a to forbid tht tnaplcion of untruth.
Their eertlRcttet art pnbltahtd to ny Ameriota
Almanae, which tht Agenta below named art
pleated to furniih free to all Mnniring.
Annexed we give Ihrsctitms Tor their tt la tbt
wmplainta which thty hart bean found to cure.
Fob CoBTiYKNMe. Take one or two PUli, or '
rach quantity at to gently movt tht bowala. Cot
UTtneea it frequently tht aggravating 'oaatt of
PiLie. and the cure of one complaint it tht curt
of both. No ptrtoa can feet well while under
eottive habit of body. Hence it should be, aa it
tan be, promptly relfered.
Foa l)Tsrsrata, which It tomotfcnot tht met
of Oottimts, and alwart uncomfortable, tab mild
doatt from ont to four to atimulate thtetomtth
and Hrer into healthy actluu. They will do it, and
the heartburn, boJybum, aid touiturn of djrtpeptw
will rapidly diennpear. Vbcn it hat gone, don't
forget what cured you.
For i Foi'L Stomach, or Uoroia Jntttunrut
Suatlt. which nroducaa central denraiaMa 01 tht
epiritt and bad health, taSt from four to eight Pffla
at flrtt, and amaller doan aftcrwarde, until activity
and atrengtn It teetered to the avium.
roBNIRVOPIINMB, DICK iMMlACHI, ntnil,
Pain in tht Stomach. Sack, or Suit, take from four
to eight piUa on going to bed. If they do not oper
ate auSciently, take more tht next day until they
do. Tbeae corny lalnta will be twept ont from the
tyatem. Don't wear theee and their kindred dot-.
ordera btoanat your atomach ia foul.
Foa ScBoruLA, EftyairilAt; anal ail Dtteaatt '
of tht Skin, take the Pilii finely and frequently, to .
Keep the bowclt open. . The erupttona will gener-
mien aus 01
aoma divguatiiig duteaaet which eatmed to ea rural
ally aooa becin to diihiiiiah u-d
dreadful ulcere and aoree have been
ten healed 0 nr
the purring and purifying e feet of tbatt Pffit; tad
authorized In innounH Ihm nam r.t
VID Y BAUER, of l.orn.t 1'ownihin. for
LUUNTY COMMISHIONKR, aubjoel to the drcialol
of tho Uemncraiiccouniyi.'oiiyeiitioii. Mr. YEAGBR
liven in a !rnr lirruneraiic Tnwnthip. an d lie
priori fron that old Democratic iluck that nevar
depreciate in value,
l.ocuat Townniiip, June 13, 18B7. pj.
. Tlirouch inn aollritatlona of my frlenda I have
boon induced to offor myaaif a candidate for the
.eflico oi Ceunty Treasurer, eubjotl to tba decialun of
Madieon Toivnatiip, June 13, 1667. pd.
P. M. Traur h.
B. F. Dallman, . 14
M'Niuch & Shuman, 13
M. M. Brobat, 12
Gcorgo Hughos & Son, 14
J. K. SharplcM & Son, 10
Creasy fe John, 10
W. E. John, 14
8. D. Binard. 14
Gilbert & Kline, 10
Campbell & Hardor, 14
R. Thornton, agt. 12
Knitlle & Gablo,
A. B. Fortnor,
Kerr & Hnydor,
Meorlenhnll. WMer& Co.,
.1. &T. O 'Conner,
J. Leon & Co.
J. W. Howell & Co.
W. D. Melliok & Co.
John Biglincer. ,. ' .
Shuman & Millard,
The underairnrd lirca nmlre tn the Duhllr rener.
ally tint lie ia a prartieal 1VGI.I. DIGGER, end In
prrparra to did wuiie on enori unttce upon the tnoet
reaaonnnii ternie. ne naa naa in nte long expert
ence in the nuetneia remarkable encneaa- Tl'oee
wiehinf anything done In hie line would do well to
givebim e trial.
IV 1 1.1.1 A UUUEB9.
Dlanmiburg, June 12. ISfi?.
the whole eyatem haye completely yielded to their
influence, lcemng the auJTerer in perfect health.
rauenta! your duty to aoaety reroute uuti yow
ahould parade youraelf around tht world oo Tired
with pimplea, bfotchee, uloen, aoree, and all at any . .
of the unclean diaeaiea of tht akin, becauae year
tyatem wante eleanring. . -
To PvRtrr thi Blood, they art tht beet medi
cine ever diacovered. They ahonld be taken freely '
and frequently, and the impuritiee which tsm tha
(teda of incurable dlaeaaea will be twept ont of tht
tyatem like chaff before the wind. By thia. property
they do at ninch good m prerenting tickneet at by
the remarkable enrol which thty art making every -where.
Livm Comkmnt, Jachdici, and alt BUieus' '
Affections ariie front tome denuigoroent either''
torpidity, oongeetion, or obatrucrione of tht liver. .
Torpidity and oongeetion vitiate the bile and render
it unlit for digeetion. Thia ia diaoatrout to tht
health, and the conatitution ie frequently under
mined by no other caune. Indication it tire tymp- -torn.
Ubatruction of the duct which empt.ee the
bilt Into the atomach cauaet the bite to overtow
Into the blood. Thia produce Jaundice, with a .
long and dangeroua train of evila. Coativenaae, or
alternately coatjvenee and diarrlicM, preyaiit. ..
Feverish symptom, languor, low apirita, weaiaeet,
roHtleaaneaa, and melancholy, with tometimee In
ability to eleep, and tometlmet great drowaineat
eometimee there ia severe pain in the tide ; the akin
and the white of the eyee become a greeniah yellow ; '
the atomach acid; the bowelt tort to tht touch;
the whole eyatem irri table, with a tendency to fever. .
which may turn to bilioue fever, blliout eoUc, bilioiba
diarrhoea, dyeontery, &c. A medium dote of three
or four Pilla' taken at night, followed by two or three
in the morning, and repeated a few daya. will remove
the cauae of all theee troublei. Itiawiokedtotufler
tuoh peine when you can curt them for IS oeatt.
Khiiumatism, Ooot, and all Inflammatory Ft
wis are rapidly cured by tbt purifying erTecte of
theee l'ille upon the blood and tht itintuluc which
they afford to tha vital principle of Life. For theee
and all kindred complaint! they ahould be taken nv '
mild doaee, to move the boweli gently, bnt freely.
Aa a Dinner Pill, thia it both agreeable and
rueful. No PiU can be made more pleasant to take,
and certainly none hot been madt mora effectual te
the purpose for which a dinner pill it employed.
PREPARED BY "
DR. J. C. AVER e CO.r - -Praotioal
and Analytloal OhemliU
LOWELL, MA8S.( . , ..
AND BOLD t '
Ayn's Agae Cure.
Fcr Tna Ceicpr ins ciaTim Coat or Ihti-tt Wt
nvee. oa Cmtu and revta, Rliirrur Fivt,
f.'Hitt. Pivta. Doae Aooa. PtainoiCAi. lltADACnc OB '
Hiimua IUidachi. abd Hiunoi Fva i motto, run
thi wntiu clam or DieiAiie oaieiRATta in MUaa
niiKkaaiHAiiT, cauico at Tna malama or Mt&MTlo
Thia reranrly baa rarely failed to curt the irerereaf '
caina or Chill, end Fever, end It baa tale greet ad
vantage over other Ague medicltee, that if tabduet
Hie complaint without injury to the patient, It eon.
tai m no quinine or other de Irterioua eubatance, hot
doea it produc i qulnltra or any injurious eneet what
ever . Hbaklng braibara of the array ef tba weet, try
It end you will endoraa tbeae aaaert.oee. ' -'
Prepared by Da. J. C. AVBR CO.. Lowell. Maie .
and told by all Urugjlste and dealer! In medicine
ISSOLUTION OF CO-PARTNER-
Tho ro.rartnerthip heretolbre eiliting between
llutrhienn St Ath. In the tanning busineaa. In Fish
Ingcreek, Columbia County, waa diiaolved on the
t7ih day ef March I Pi". ,by mutual content. Tlixie
having account! to aettle cat promt them for adju
dication to either member of the flroi.
HUTCHISON It ASH,
Plahlngcmk, June 5. 1837,
THE HEALING POOL,
AND HOUSB OF MF.P.CV.
Howard Aaeociiition Keporte. for YOONO MRS
on the CHIME OF SOI ITUUE. and the KRRORS
ABUdEi anil DISEASES which daatroy the manly
power', and create impedimenta to MARRIAOtC,
wile lure roeine of relief. Rent in aealed letter eo
velopca, free of charge. Addreaa DR. J. BKILI.IN
HOliulllON, Howard Aaaociation. Fliiiadelphlr, Vs.
June S. Itfcsr-M-
PHILADELPHIA AND ERIE KAIL
ROAD. Thia great line traver.ee the Northern and North
weaiern Counliee ot Pennaylvanitlo me City of Erie
nn Lake Erie. It haa been leaeed and ia operated by
the FonnaylvanialUilrnad Compaoy.
Time of Faaacnger Traina at Northumberland.
Erie Mail Train 1 1 SO P M
Eiie Elprcee Trtla - 6 3 AM
Elmlra Mail 10 IS A M
Lock Haven Accomodation S 10 i M
Brie Mall Train 8 54 AM
Erie Bipreee Trail! - 44 P M
Elmire Meil 4 4S P M
Lock Haven Accommodation t 03 AM
Pnaacnger Care run through an the (trie Meil tad
Fipreee I'ruine without change both waya between
rmiadelphia and fc'rie.
NEW YORK CONNECTION.
fjrave New York alt 00 a m ! arrive at Brie 10 00 a
m. Leave New York et S 00 p m ; arrive at Erie 4 OS
p m. Leave Erie at & 00 pot arrive .at New York
SIS p m; l.eate Erie at IDS! a mi arrivt at Ntw
York IV III a m.
EI.EOANT HLEEPINO CARS on all Nlsht tiatna,
For information reaperting I'a.Moger bi'iinet. tp.
ply at corner Stub ana Market Htreete, Philadelphia,
And for Freight euaineae of the Company'! Agenta.
H. B. Kington. Jr., cor.. I3tb and Maikel Btreeta,
J. W. Reynold!, Erie, tVm. Brown. Agent N. C. R.
11.11. IIOUBTOV, General Frelcht A'gl, Bhil'a.
H. W. OVV1NNKR, Gcnerrl Ticket Ag t, pun'a.
A. L TV LEU, General Bup'l trie.
Juna It, 1867.
jMIE COLUMBIA HOUSE"
II. n. STOfiiVGR, I'roprietor.
j T.nl" 1 r.?f ,U1? I'"'r n"ed upfortheac'commu
dntlnnof the traveling public tenerallv. altuatad
Main utreut, a few donraebnve tbe Court Houae. nn
what la known aa the ' Rnbul.oo pronertr." It le
,u.lv ,uwn, B m fl pieeaeni Mace
for tueet! to .mp , bctidae being la that part of town
where the majority, of tbe beelneet le being done.
The proprietor facia confident ibet he it prepare
to give general eatlefection tn bit gue.tt, and weulJ
aollclt afair pnrtinaor the pukliepatroiiaem
Bluoinaburg, May 19, latttT. '
By virtue of eunrfry write of -venditioni tiuoatt
and levari faelae, leiued out of tba Court of Corp
mon rieaa of Columbia county, to ma directed, Will
bo rxpo.ed to public aale, at tbe COUR1 HOUtE.in
Hlooineburg. re BATUKDAY, tbt ISlh iky ot June, '
l07, at 111 o'clock, A, M.,IUe following realeauu to
A certain lot of ground ailuate la Conyngham twp ,
Columbia county, containing one ecre more or leai,
konnded en tbe weal by lot late of William A . ah man
on the north by public road leadlug to Uermaotewa.
and on the eeat and eomb by laodt of tba Locual
Mountain Coal end Iron Coaioanv. ou which u r.f4.
ed a two atory atone bouae witb the appurienaecea. " '
nirrsRu, mn.D in execution anu. 10 Ot tOlft tt tbt
projerly of Wllllem Lavill.
A certain tract of laud ai'uatt In Lteuit tnwarhip -Columbia
county, containing dlty-tix acrea mora or -leia.
bounded un Iheecutbbv lende of David Krtlek.
er end benry Gable, en the weat by Honry Gablt, on
tbe north by Henry Knapp and on the tatt by laneja
ofAbrameod David Kreiiber, whereat It erected
t log houae and a log oarn, with tbe appartananeet.
Sr.el, taken in eteeution and la M told tt tbt
property of John Furry: ..
ALSO, " ; . --:-
A certain piece of land tituate In Plablngtfatw twy. '
Columbia County, coutalaing tlilrty acree moreur
leae. bounded on the eoutb by landa of Daniel Feree.
on tbe weat by land! of Alea. Cramer, ua the aortk
by laodi of Jo.erb Coleman, and on tbt ttat by lead -of
Miebael Lamoo, on wiiicb ia erected a franeo dwe.'
ling bouae and a frame atable, with tba apawttty
Baited, taken in eitcutlon'aad to be rold either
property O. IV. Maaieller. . . , .
ALSO, ' .
A certain lot nf ground arnttt in the Borough of
Centrelia. Columbia coamy. eontalnleg two lote.
Arty feet front aad ont huudred tad forty feet drew,,
bounded nn tbe eaat by Calawieat etreet, oa tbt welt
by ttreet, wthe touth by tn Alley aad on tbt
ncrtb by lot of Henry Jaeper, on which ie erected a
two atory plank hunt, bltcktmttb thop. with Urn
appurtenancet. rieiaed, taken in emotion and to at told at tW' '
property of ftophee) Thome. w r .,.
All that eenaln tnxt ef land altutlt la Rirtrtae;
creek tnwnabip, Columbia county, adjolnini landa J
Junab Cherrlngton, Juaepb Zimmerman, otbef land,
oltbo eaideeuteofS. Cote, d-ceaeed, and Mbert,
bounded ant deeceibed at followa, to wit: Beglaalna
at a double cheetnui oak. tbt aortb weetcrie Corner
!f. V"?1 "f I""1 rm'"y he atiat of Henri
8liarTcr by virtue of a warrant dated the tttk atyit
November A. n.. I7W3, and running tbanee br land
of Jutl.h Cbarrin.ton. .n.,ik er,.
eighipercbeeioapoet, Ibeuce aonb eighty alt and
one quarter degreeeeaM, one hundred end eeveatr
ve and a half perch. tna poet, thence north dfleea
degree, weat, ninety eight perehee to a cheetaat
m.., ' a " "n". 1bw deeri
....,v..uH.,w,q auu ecvvntv ore antabelfaer.
cheMoiha place ef beginmag. containing one ana.
w-.-i vvtum ..mi. ci.
Bioomaburf , May n,
SAMUEL 8NYDCB, BherUT.
PJRRORS OF YOUTH,
A Ha MB I at taaakea aamaT..A A.
IZ.:??:. Vrm:fn 1V nd all the effortl
. j. ',T 2 eu-wnn aead tl, tbe rtea
tnd dltutUna for m,kf ...
'an be wee cured. Sufforeia wl.h.i, iii eroii
I """",P''n.cando ao l,y aaJf
in perf,vt fondaenrt. JuilN M. OOOEN f
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