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HARVEY SICKLER, Editor. j TUNKHANNOCK, PA Wednesday, Mar. 29, 1865. ~ JEST We publish, to day, a letter. 6igneu "Citizen," written by a gentleman, residing at present, m Exeter, who, we are informed is a reputable citizen, and a Clergyman. We give place to his letter the more cheer fully on account c.f its furnishing to the pub lic, a truthful, detailed account of the murder of the late Isaac Sickler; thau, on accuunt of its vindication of his character from the base and cowardly assauit of the Elitor of the Republican. We only regret that the writer, who is an entire stiangir tc us, did not give his name t<> the public, as be did to us ; and that lie deemed it necessary, or even proper, to de tend the brother, and relatives of Isaac Sick ler—or, indeed his own cherished memory— irom the vile and infamous aspersions at tempted to ho cast upon them by such a man as Ira Avery. A man, whoso ruthlessly, hyena -like,violates the sanctities of the grave, tears open aud enters its sacred portals—to blacken the memory of its shrouded tenant; and, who with such fiendish glea exults over the murder of a man—he never knew, on ac count of the name he bore, is not cu tilled to cny,much less a courteous denial of his char ges. For, a una who thus recklessly and wantonly seeks to wound anew the bleeding hearts of a widowed mother and her eight j orphaned children, by a Jalse aud vilainous \ attack upon their murdered husband and fa- j ther, is not entitled to belief, nor even respect ] by any class, sect or party, whose respect or j good opinion is worth preserving. Though with meek and saintly look, he ! may, sabbath after sabbath, place himself i beneath 'he altur cl his church and unite in prayers and join his voice with those who) supplicate, aud praise the Gcd who has promised to be a shield to the widow, and i a father to the fatherless ; his hypocritical I supplications, and blasphemous praises will fall upon a deaf car ; and the thin veil of de- j ception, in which lie enwraps himself, will i not conceal the depravity of such a heart, Dor the baseness of such a mind, from a discrimi- i listing christian community. As an evidence of the recklessness of this I man, Avery, in his charges against men, we J have only to look at his own paper for the j past two or three weeks. In his issue of the Bth icst., he -olem!y declares "but one ; being in the shape of man can be found moan cr than the publisher of the Democrat." This cne being. Mr. Avery, by the plainest implication, almost iu direct, terms declared : to be, Geo. S Tut ton Esq. When driven to j the wall, by Mr. Tutton, for so dastardly an assault upon him; this meek, candid, cau- J tious oath taker, Ira Avery,sneekingly admits that he was mistaken ! Tutton, then, is not this meanest wretch in the shape of a mao ! If Mr. Avery, to use a mild term, wa6 viisluken , in this instance, may he not have beeu mistaken in 6ome other of his reckless charges ? This removal of Mr. Tutton, from beneath us, leaves us, (until Mr. Avery wills otherwise—finds that ttl ti ntartr man.) j re minently low, so to speak in this depth of in fa try. ' We shall never take the trouble, as far as we are concerned, to deny general charges against us, made by a man, wmo, "out of his J own mouth" is convicted of such a reckless j and wanton disregard of decency and truth, | in making such an unjust, unprovoked attack, j upon a person, as far above him, in all the ■ attributes of manliness, as are the Heavens from the earth. lie commenced an attack upon our family, j He, and others, who write for him, charge us \ with being "low born." We never arrogated to ourselves any superiority on account oi family. But we had parents whose memory is dear to us. A Mother, whose solicitude j for us, we tried to repay with kindness and affection, while she lived. And, now, if, as , we believe, that M looks down upon us, from Heaven, with more than her earthly solicitude, we pray God, that her Angel-eyes may never behold in us. so rotten, so leap- ! rou, so abandoned, depraved, and vile, a wretch; as this man, Ira Avery, may behld in the person of his own son—the fruit of his own loins—which he has raised up, tocutse j 6 cie'y and disgrace the name of man. Does any reader feel that we are doing wrong in adverting to the family of Ira Avery? We reply, that 1 .ofiist recognised the effi ciency of such instruments of war fare—and first used them. As we have before said, wo regard them as "beneath the dignity of respectable journalism." But we cannot al luw a man so vulnerable, to such weapons, as he is, to wield them with impunity. If the dagger he has grasped, is two-edged, and double pointed ; he has no one to b'ame but him*elf. It was him who first drew its glit-' t ring blade. Thus, much we feel bound to say as an apol opv for our participation in this matter. We have yet a picture to draw of this man 1 who declares his mission; " inferior onH to that of hiin who occupies the sacred desk" with deeper and darker colors than any yet used by us—a picture, loathesome to contem- j plate! Gold wa6 quoted in New York, last week, as low as one dollar and fifty cents. ' The bears, have a decided advantage over the j bulls in this. now. article of merchandise. For (he North llran ch Democrat. ISAAC SICKLER. EXETEL, March 18:h,1565 Mr. EDITOR : The citizens of this township art- very much eurprised at the editorial of the Wyoming Republica l*l of the Bth inst. It Joes not represent facts. We know your account, as far as given, of the sad mur der of the lamented Isaac Sickler, to be strict ly true. If you had had all the facts relate ing to the matter, as they are understood here, you would (in our judgment) have said much more. We do not want the Editor, of the Wyom ; ing Republican, to indulge in any more of bis low scurrilous, vituperations, but we are, notwithslanding, desirous to have the people of t his county, and adjoming places, under stand the facts as they are. On Tuesday, Feb. 14th, near 5 o'clock P. M., four men, in a two horse sleigh, assum ing to be Marshals, met Mr. Isaac Sickler, along what is called, the ''Hollow Road."— Mr. Sickler was accompanied by his son, 16 years old. Previous to meeting him, the Marshals had called at the houses of Dennis and George Sickler, the only two Sicklers living on that road. (As we have the account from the sworn testimony before the Jury of Inquest.) SICKLER. —"Bjyi you have not had very good luck to day." ONE OF THE MARSHALS.—"NO, sir we have not. What is your name ?" S.— "My name is Sick ler." M.— "Where do you live ?" S.—"l live at home. M. —"Where is your home ?" S "0:i the upper road ; but what bnsi ness is that to you ?" M.—"You had better not be too saucy about it." S.—"l will say what I please, and you maj' do the same," One of the number, who had said nothing before, took a pistol from his pocket, saving ! '•ft may be you will ;" and fired, killmg his victim instantly. The marshals then drove briskly away. Squire Coolbaugh, living about eighty rods from the snot, heard the report of the pistol. Information soon reached him, that Isaac Sickler had been shot by a Marshal. He went briskly to the place and found Benjamin Sickler and Ira Swartwood, who had got there, just before him. The body wr.s placed on Benjamin Sickler's sleigh aud carried home. They then learned, that the Marshals were at Mr. Solomon Brown's—feeding their librae s. Squire Coolbaugh and Mr. Ira Swartwood were carried there, immediately, and found the marshals preparing to leave. Squire (J requested them to give their names. Pal mer was the only one who gave his name, and said he could be seen at any time. While at Mr. Brown's they told Dr. Mor ris that they had shot a man up the Hol low. and supposed he was dead, as they saw him fall, and wished him to go and see to him. The many friends of the late Isaac Sick ler, readil} gay that the murderer should have been apprehended before he got out of Exeter. You know, Mr. Editor, that the tragedy, unprecedented, at least, in this place, must have produced very great excite ment. The murdered mm irw the constable of the township. Squire Coolbaugh was a neighbor, and knew the four to be armed men. We have not wanted to believe Mr. Avert*, so destitute of the 6ner sensibilities common in good society, as to think he wo'd have written as he has. Could he have been present, and witnessed the late scenes of this neighborhood—the weeping wife and children—the tears that have been, and still are shed, are not "few and far between, and dry at that." His loss is deeply felt by ma ny, very many. Sympathy akin to it, has never been witnessed by the oldest citizens of this place. Yet, the man who "Resolved to make a vigorous effort at tbe exercise of fortitude," in his conclusion, assumes to tin derstand and estimate correctly the reputa tat ion of all by the name of Sickler, in Bradford, Wyoming, and Luzerne Counties. If Mr. Avery misrepresents otherparts of the three counties, as he does this locality, his account is not worthy of the least shadow of credit. Mr. Benjamih Sickler, brother of the de ceased, is regarded as a good citizen. lie is an industrious, business man very accommo dating, and beloved by his neighbors; and is a member of the No; thmoreland Baptist Church. His neighbor, Eirl Sickler, is a good citizen. Samuel and Channing Sickler are intelligent young men, and of unblemish ed reputation. CITIZEN. , Ire Syph, in his last issue of the niggnr organ says ; that he has "a sharp stick" f-jr us, this week. We think he will find out, if he has not already done so, that most of these "sharp sticks" with which he has cotne at us, are sharpened at both ends. If, in his impetuous charge with this in strument, he should get hiniscif transfixed on the other end, we shall allow him to wriggle some time before we take him oSf. Such men as yon, Ire. should avoid edge tools and "sharp sticks." WANT IM TO RESIGN, —Some of the ten der shinned Republicans seem very anxious to have Vice President Johnson to resign, to save the credit of the party. Let them take comfort in the remembrance, that Abe Lin coln has been declared over and over again,by high professing clergymen, to be a special in strument in the hand of God. Certainly such a benign influence over his nomination would not associate him with any but rectifi ed spirits. Would it be out of the way,then for these extra pious clergyman, to claim Andy Johnson as Abo Lincoln's spirit- ual adviser ? An Old School Preacher. During the lato M. E. Conference, held at Philadelphia, on the question of the adop tion of the rule of the general conference ex cluding sLve holders flora the church, the Rev. Dr. Cooke made the following points. It is a great pity that the two "freedom shriekers" lrom this place, had not been there, to have refuted the argi.inents, and put the Dr. down. His opinions sound a little copperheady. It must be remembered, however, that be is not one of these "latter day saints." He will doubtless suffer expulsion for daring to introduce such old foggy bible doctrines into the cbarcb. Mr. President : I presume that when the question on concurrence or nonconcurrence is put, no one will be permitted to give the rea sons for his rote; I therefore now desire to staie mine. When lam called upon to vote I shall say no. My reasons are these: 1 I do not think that according to the teaching of Scripture, the simple relation subsisting between a master and a slave necessarily in volve sin. 2. Ido not think the church ha 6 any right to keep out of, or exclude from her communion any hut wilful sinners. 3. Should I he charged, then, as pro-slavery— in favor of slavery as a system—my reply is I am a Methodist of the old school, "as much as ever opposed to the evils of slavery no more and no less than our fathers were when j I became a member. 4. Shou!d it bo alleged that the times have changed—that once "God winked at this ev.l, but now commands all men everywhere to repent and reform," I answer: God never winked at sin, but bore with sinners. If the relation necessarily involved sin we should we should not bear wuh it. 5. The polit ical status of slavery in this country can make no change in my moral views of this ■ question. I view it now as I have always I done since I have seriously thought of it at all. G. Should it he said that every denom ination has a right to make such terms of membership as it pleases, 1 answer: If we were a mere voluntary association this is true. IJut Christ builds his own church, and she has only to determine what is reveal ed touching the fitness of a candidate fur membership, and dare not exclude for any cause but sin. 7. I could have voted for the tule as recommended by the minority of the Committee on Slavery, at the late session of General Conference, stating mhen the rela tion is not sinful. Should it be insisted that such would be false legislation, and not ac cording to Scripture, because the Bible says : "Thou shalt not kill," leaving it to the Ad ministration to say when killing is sin ; I anstver. Our Lord, in quoting this law says: "Thou shalt do no murder and thus our only guide explains itself. If the General Conference had said in a foot-note, or in the chapter on slavery, that the proposed amend ment only forbids slavery when it is neces sary. I could have voted for the proposed change. This kind of legislation is precisely what has been done by the National Con gress in proposing to the State Legislature a change in the Constitution of the United States—that slavery shall be prohibited "ex cept for crime," This is what our church has done in changing the General Rule on the use of intoxicating liquors ; it forbids "drink ing them, unless in cases of extreme necessi ty ' There might have been legitimate leg islation of the same kind on slave-holding. £. I am aware it may be thought that the pro-slavery surroundings of my recent field of labor shaped my views, Perhaps so but I think not. Would it be generous to say that the political surroundings of our Bishops and Church and Conference, have shaped their views ? Certainly a great change has taken place within a few years. lam inclined to believe it would be more popular, where I have lived and labored for the last two years to vote for, than against the change. And I am fully persuaded that now with these my brethren, whose favor I cannot too highly appreciate, I should cast a much more popu lar tote to say aye than nay. But having carefully examined to know, I shall fearlessly do what I deem right. Believing, however, that my vote will neither prevent the passage of the law, nor prolong the existence of an institution against which the church of ray choice has ever given her testimony and which I now believe is tottering to its fall, I cast my vole from principle alone, and shall say at the proper time—no. Rev. P. Coombe was exceedingly sorry that anj' member of the body was determin ed to vote in favor of slavery. lie proceeded at length to ague in favor of the pa- sage of the new rule Rev. Dr. II odgson followed. ! He regretted the necessity of differing from | his brethren; he had never been a factious I man ; he had usually been in the majority, ' but never because it was the majority. He dared to be when the time conns, in the mi nority. If it were a mere question of policy, whether slavery shall be allowed in the M. E. Church or not, it would be another question, but it involves a question of doctrine. That all slaveholding is sin his not been the doctrine of the M. E. Chur4&, Mr. Coom be was the leader of conservatism, but now he is the leader of the Abolitionists. We can't tell where to find him. I cannot, said the Doctor, relinquish a set tied conviction. From this point, he pro ceeded in a speech of great logical force and at length to show the reasons for casting his vote against the proposed law. He contend ed against the passage of the law because it introduces a new doctrine into the Discipline of the Church. The Conference adjourned without taking any final action on the report. NATIONAL BANKS. —There are now 913 ■ National Banks. Many applications,are pen- ! ding to enter the organization, chiefly for a change Irom State to National Banks. The indications are, that our whole paper curren cy will aoon be transmitted into the National Bank issues. | Lincoln's Inaugural. We copy the following on Lincoln's Inau gural, from a late Canada paper—the Brant- Jord Courier . It would seem that our cous ins, across the line, do not outertain a very exalted opinion of the ability of our chief magistrate. What will they think of us when they read drunken Andy Johnson's speech ? And learn Also, from the abolition papers, that they Andy and Abe—repro sent all the refinement, purity, honesty and and sobriety of the country. "This is a most extraordinary document, in comparison with afl others that have pre ceded it. It is wonderfully brief, common : place and tame, having none of that Yaukee ! fire eatinc character which is so pleasing to I the "almighty nation." As a piece of coin position, it is wretched, and as a slate pa ' per, it is full of errors. It attributes the war I to slavery ; and it pronounces the progress | of war as "reasonably satisfactory and en : couraging to all " Satisfactory! and that after we have bean told a hundred times since 1861 that the war should be ended in thirty days; that the Union sentiment was strong in the South, and that the revolted States would soon be glad to return to the old Union ; while it is now the declared policy of the North to subdue theinsurgents by conGsca* tion and t x termination ! Satisfactory ! when the wails and curses of widows and orphans are witnessed through out the land ; and when the prayers of mill ions of human beings are ascending daily to high heaven against their cruel invaders, from people who are more cruelly treated than were the Greeks by the Turks, or the Poles by the Russians, Strange that Preri dent Lincoln should, under all these circum stances, turn parson in his Inaugural, and talk religion with the glibncss of a ranter! Letter from Hon. \V. I', Jcwett HON. HORACE GREELEY : Is the South conquered ? Euroje, the press, and the peo ple. echo yes ! I have been firm in a convic tion for years that the South cannot be con quered. That my efforts tot "meditation, "International Congress," and "Negotiation." Still adhering to this view, I beg leave to add the opinion that the civil war, under a con tinued force policy, has but commenced— that the evacuation policy of the South avoid ing battles, is not forced but premeditated, under a determined concentration of forces.— Under this policy Richmond will without doubt, be evacuated, and the greatest bat tles of ancient or modern times fought, re sulting in the success of the South and the entire destruction of the American Republic under foreign dictation. Even ackntwledg ing the desolation'of the South, tt is their strength in its power to re unite the people : while the late refusal of the governmnnt, ei ther to negotiate a peace with the Confedera cy, the Slates, or the Generals in the field, is additional strenglh, through thereby the returning sympathy o f Europe. The success of the South, however, is not alone through a concentration policy and the arming of the negroes, (who will prove true.) but through- the policy of Napulean to Con trol nations. History, as a guide, has given Napoleon a controlling power in Europe.— Maximillian will secure to him the extension of that power over the American Continent, unless we become reconciled with the South. To seek that reconciliation and to check the extension of European power here, I entreat you, as the most prominent sent ine upon the watch tower our now threatened repub lie, to induce the Administration to— -Ist. Reinaugurate "the Fortress Monroe" negotiation policy by favoring a meeting be tween General Lee and General Grant for peace meaures, as desired by the South.< 6 2. Replacing politicians in power at hi#e and abroad wi h representatives from the commercial, agricultural and literary pursuits, through which the enlightened patriotic wis dom of the nation to guide. W.M. C. JEWJCTT. The Pre.B grows indignant because three negro men were ijecteo from the Wal nut street passenger cars, a few days ago. In a grand philippic, the event calls forth; we find these sentences : "The inconsistency of the Republic h'is been from its beginning the derision of the world." That's downright "disloyalty," to speak sili of the Republic. Again : "Colored met: must, have their rights, or white men must suffer tho wrongs they in flict. This threatens a negro rebellion, and sav ors of a Servile war in the luture. Putting arms into the hands of the negroes is done, no doubt, to enable them to demand "their rights," and inflict the "wrongs," which "white men will suffer," In the hour of madness the Press has let the cat out of the bag. If the negro is not conceded equal rights with the white tnen he will fight for them. This is the plain English of the matter. c Doyleslown Democrat. £*ST Ca pt, C. M. MANVILI.C. Deputy- Provost Marshal for the Thirteenth Congress ional District, has been removed from office, by orders from Head Quarters. —Capt, WIL LIAM SILVERS. Deputy Provost Marshal, at Bloomsburg, has been appointed his successor n office. We might have a worse man in the position than Capt. Silver.— Bloomsburg Dem. trsr The address of Vice-President, John son, delivered on the 4th of March , appears in to day's Globe. Inquirer , Friday 18th March. That is simply a falsehood. The Drunk en Speech delivered by Andy Johnson, on the 4th of March has been published long ago, to the eternal disgrace of the Nation The speech, published in last Friday's Globe is a forgery. The "Blessings" of Freedom," These are well illustrated and set forth, by a journal called the National Freedmen which is making an appeal for contributions to help alleviate the sufferings of the negroes who have recently been torn froni their homes, and "the old plantations," by the hard neces sities of war. Piqnette'i Ropoi t of Hospitals at New Or leans. "I have now under my charge nearly eight hundred colt red persona of both sexes, and of all ages, most of them sick and many of them destitute." Riigg's Report, ftcwbefd, N. C. "There is extreme destitution." Gen. Saxtoii's Circular, Beaufort, S. C. "They have arrived on the coat after long marches and severe privations,weary, lamish ed, sick and almost naked. SeVtn hundred of these wretched people arrived at Beaufort Christmas night, in a state of miser} v. hich would have moved to pity a heart of stone, and these are the advance of a host no less destitute." Merrick's Report. Fernandina, Fla. li A more wretched looking company could not be pictured than these, wiih their planta tion rigs and bare feet. It was hard to turn any away, but we could do no better than do so, with a word of hope, whicn was received with a poor grace by those to whom it came unaccompanied by material aid. When one is hungry or naked a Bible or hymn book don't exactly satisfy." Colone! Eaton's Report, Tennessee. "Our efforts to do anything for these peo ple, as they herded together in masses, when founded on any expectation that they would help themselves, often fai'ed ; they had be come so c -tuple ely broken down in spirit, through suffering, that it was almost impossi b!e to arouse them. The camp at Young's Point, during the summer of 1863, had been a vast charnal hou-e—thousands of the peo ple dying without weil ones enough to bury the dead." Report of the Executive Committee. "The increased suffering among the freed men, resulting from the expeditions of G*n. Sherman and others have brought within our reach multitudes of wretched men, women and children, whose needs must bo met by large shipments, and by the most speedy means of conveyance." Rev. T. W. Lewis' Litter, Beaufort. "Two thousand of them (freedmen) have arrived at Beaufort, and are encamped in bough houses in the woods in th's vicinity.— They can earn their own living on the plan* ta'ions as soon as spring ( pens. Government gives them one ration per day for the present hut they are very destitute of bedding, cloth ing, cooking utensils, everything. Mrs. Young B Letter, Dayton Plantation : "We have been importuned by newly nr- j rived contrabands for wearing apparel as well j a food, until we have given everything we j could spare, and have also purchased new for! them ; hut the demand increases with every j new arrival "from Savannah. Miave had two j packages and one box from the North sent for them, which was immediately disposed of but that was only a drop in the bucket.— They cotne to the ladies''in do big bouse,' and their cry is "Do, for Goc' sake, missis gi we a warm cot we can't stand dis, we per ish, we hunger, we loss about dis way an' dat till we sick,and de coTd 1 wedder so hard we perish ; and when de Yankue took me, he no let me take anything on'y jest what #e hab on we, and we hab no place to go." These poor creatures have been torn from homes, such as they were, where they had at least such comforts as they were bred to.— But appeals for helping them, we fear, come upon us at a very impportune moment, when the liberality of the humane will be taxed to I the utmost to alleviate the sufT?rinp<- which j must be entailed upon thousands of poor white families here at home, by the enforce ment of tho conscription, -4. s&r A meeting of protestant clergymen has been held in New York city to devise means to prevent or check the progre-s of tho Catholic Church. A Bishop Coxe de nounced the recent, letter of the Pope as a j "dirty Bull." Tl.is is commencing the war jin a gentlemanly way. He also declared j that "R imani-m was advancing in solid pha lanx over the land." It may be so, for | ought we know, but we have not heard of tins "solid phalanx" d"ing any particular ! damage as yet. It has not killed any one. jor robbed any one, or burnt dwellings. It j has made no widows or orphans. Whatever i it has done has been "f another character.— 1 It fs related as a fact, though we have no I statistics to show it, that, for the past three i or four years, since the protestant clergy ! have generally been preaching war and . bloodshed, Catholicism has been rapidly | spreading. We should not winder, under the circumstances, if that were so. The Catholic clergy do not preach politics. Sup pose the Protestant war clergy follow their example, and see what effect it will have ? i,- . | L.l • JKST The editor of a western paper says ! th&t a "loyal" man in his parts undertook to read Washington's Farewell address on the 22d of February. "He read silently and sullenly for some time. At last he rose from his seat,grated his teeth, and threw the book down in a passion. "Why, John!" said his astonished wife, "what on earth ails you ?" "Why," said John, "I'll be cussed if I can sit still and hear the Yoonyan party abused, by old Washington himself!" The good woman knew lie bed cause for anger, and she cbtded him not, but commenced Binging the baby to 6leep with tho national hjmu--"John Brown's Body," etc The family arc "loyal." IUCAIAND PERSONAL THE LAW or NEWSPAPERS, L Subscribars who do not gi 7el express notice to the contrary are oon sidere 1 us wishing to continue their subscription. 2. Any person who takes a paper from the Foot Office— whether directed to his name or to another or whether ho ha* subscribed or net, i* responsible (or the pay. 3* It a person orders his paper discontinael, he must pay all arrearages, or the publishear may eon* tinue to send it until payment is made, and eollee* the who'e amount, whether it be taken/row the offi ce or notl There can be no legal dis cod tin nance un | tit the payment is made. 4. It the subscriber orders his paper to be stopped at a certain time, and the publisher continues to send, the subscriber is bound to pay tor it, i/'he takes it out oj the office The law proceeds on the ground that a man must pay for what he uses [ R. If vnbseribers remove to other place* Without informing the publisher, and the newspaper* am sent to their former direction, they are responsible 6. The Courts hare decided that refusing to tnko a paper or periodical from the office, or removing and leaving it uncalled for while in arrears to the puhllah er, is evidence of intuitional fraud. 7. The Ci urts have also decided that a Post Mas ter who neglects to perform his duty of giving notice as required by the regulations of the Post-office De partment, of (he neglect of a person to take from the oluee newspapers addressed to him, renders the Poet Muster liable to the publisher for the subscription. Stopping Papers Should you desire the publish er of a newspaper to discontinue sending his paper to you. always be positive that he is paid for it up to the date of your request- Remember, if you neg lect this duty, it is at his option to do so or not; and if he may prefer to continue sending it, he can hold you responsible for it until all arrearages are aid. P. M. Osterhoat £sq, Representativa_fre® this County, returned home on Satutday last. The Legislature having adjourned on the 24th lost. Mr. 0 . looks well, and fully able to st and the; labors incident to a second term. We acknowledge iki receipt from J)im of the 'Record" and other doeu mentory favors. R* P Boss Esq—late an officer in the House of Representatives at Washington, has. we learn, beea appointed to the position of Examiner of Accounts in the Navy yard at that place. Mr. Rosa is a ready accountant and will no doubt perform the duties ef • his oflico in an honorable and satisfactory manner. A Ferry will soon be established at this place for tie convenience of those who wish to cross tha river. It e hope the Bridge Company will maka ferry boats unnecessary, by repairing their, bridga during the summer. The injury to the bridge we are informed, un be repaired by about <lO,OOO. Ihe National Room, at this place la now fitted up ; and most of the books and blanks bare been received. It wiil not however, be for mally opened until Monday next, (tho 3d April,) when, it is expected, the currency will be received . Le. csiis can be made, drafts purchased and cheeks honored the same now as hereafter. I). I). De\V lit Esq. wo understand 3asit be a selected as Teller of the Rank at this place. A mora judicious selection could not have been made. IV itli correct business hubits, sterling integrity, un tiring energy, affable and courteous demeanor, he unites that other most desirable qualification:— good'strong common sense. Rail Road and Ciua'.~Aa act of Assembly authorizing the building of a Rail Road along tha towing j nth of the North Branch Canal, passed tha Legislature, previous to the adjournment. As tha late freshet has so greatly injured 1 ' the caral, tha bill referred to, is very cportune. It is 3tl positive ly known however what will bo done with this work for the present. The general opinion is that tha car.nl will be Arpairod in any event ; and that if ■ R. R is ever built it will ue used in conjunction witlk Ui e canal. A R. 11. from Touanla to Athens is already in con templation and w ill probably be built. There will need then, only the lirk between Ttwanda and Pitts ton to eoinjlete tUe chain ; and mako a perfect R. R. comtcnr.icr.lion, along the Susquehanna between the North and South, the Erst and the West. Be sides furnishing a shorter and more easy route for freight and travel, North and st— from the sea board and from the immense coal and iron fields ef th i Stat; it would develop an 1 open up the material res ureas ol cno cf the best agricultural and lnmber regions of the state. The road could not fail to be a paying one We think capitalists cannot long hesitate as to building it. Every encouragement should be given the matter by those living along the route. Liberal subscriptions to the stock should be made, nnd the enterprise aidtd in every poaaible way. If this were done, we should soon hear the shrill whistle of tha steam ringing through tho ralies and echoing allong the mountain# of the upper waters of the Susquehanna. "So mite it be !" Married. BP. INK-DRAKE —At Maynord's hotel, oath* 25th iust.byßev Luther Peek, ill DeWittC; Brink of Falls, and late of the let, Pa. Light Ar tillery, to Miss Mary K. Drake of Newton* I>ied, PECKIIAM-On Thursday the 23d inst. the Hon. A. K. BECKHAM, of this liorcugh,— Aged, 48 years RESOLUTIONS. OS THE DEATH OF HON- A. K. FKCKHAK. At a meeting of the members of the Bar and County officers of Wyoming County, held at the Court House in Tunkhnunock Borough on Thursday Mar. 23, Itlio, Geo S. Tutton was elected President and Richard P. Ross Secretary. On motion, the following preamble and resolution* were unanimously adopted. WHEREAS. It has pleased the Supreme Judge of the universe to call from our earth'y, to Ht* Heavenly Court, our esteemed friend and brother, the Honorable Aaron K. Peckham ; therefore be it Resolved. That in the death of Judge I eekham, we mourn the loss of one of our ablest and most re spected members; that his kindness and courtesy at the Ba-, upon the Bench and in all bis inter, course with a., will ever keep his memory fresh around us, and his name a light before us. Resolred, That his industry and activity, U well in bis agricultural us in* his professional pursuits, render his sto our community irreparable. Th* wniow and the fatherless will miss his efforts ia Iheir beh ilf— the poor and indigent wilt mourn oT*r the liberal hand, to theui now closed in death. Resolved , That our heart-felt sympathies aim with the afflicted family of the deceased, and that n a niark of our respeet, we will attend the wearing the usual badge of mourning. Resolved , That a copy of these resolution* ba presented to the family of the deceased, and pub lished in the papers of this judicial district GEO S. TI'TTON, President RICH'D. P. ROSS, Secretary. APPLICATION FOR LICENSE. Notice is hereby given that the following named persons hive filed their petitions in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Wyoming Courfy, *Dd will make application at the next term of said court fof Tavern License. il W. Dowdney, Braintrim Township. T. U. Wall. Tunkhannock Borough. P. B. Baldwin, " " George Per> 'o. Nicholson Township. Wm 0. Ua: iuer, '* " S. D. Bacon, " *" D. D. Spiulding, " " Wm. 11. Cortiight, Neshoppen •' James M. Kelly, " Chas. Townsend, Falls, " Charles Swayze, Clinton " S. C Mathewson, '• •' Reuben Bender, Mehoopany M James S. Vaughn, ' '• F. M. Cpane, Washington "