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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

JB&" Tkial op Cannon.—The trial of the 11-inch guns cast for the Government by Messrs. _Seyfert_, Me-Mann* & Co., at tbe " Scott Foundry" in this city, is still going on, and continues to be eminently satisfactory. Tbe trlalisnodar the immediate supervision of Chief Ounner 8ull!van; a man of mach practical experience, and able to give the guns a fair test. We learn from the Times, that tbe same Arm are now manufacturing SO ft. Bifle guns, 9 and 10-inch marine guns, and are nearly ready to cast the 16 inoh gnus. If as we have no doubt, these gaps are successful, the Government need not trouble itself about a National Foundry. «¦¦ J_9» A Tbbat in Stoke.—Master James Williao_, a distinguished Pianitt, aged 14 years, who has been delighting crowded andieneettia the large el ties, will short* ly visit tbis city, for the purpose of giving a concert. He will also be assisted by come distinguished vocalists. Tbis remarkable youth has not yet completed his second year of/st...

Publication Title: Reading Gazette And Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

W_~ BOYS' CLOTHING, ^^_fig Oar _aaiprtment In thig branch U now very Urgg and mil of all sties, prices and qualities. Onr long experience in in!f _JjI aiiel . ha * _l**^,0 .8to ew nP *n th« different sizes nd proportions that will fit Boys of all ages from 6 year* np, to which we would invite the particular attention of _parents and others, at our old stand, Corner of Sixth and Penn Streets, Reading. MM_«_n n JAMESON ft COMPANY. flOO. A LL DISCHARGED SOLDIERS —ABE NOW sanTe fflttLf&i* H J"_™ 8BD DOLLARS BOUNTY, the a ™ in JffiS'WStS .'S iff T4inl - APPly immadl _- ARMY AMD 2VAV7 T. J. McGUlGAN, IMPORTER AMD WHOLESALE DEALERS IN THREADS, TAPES. HOSIERY, NOTIONS, dbc. MATCHES _AXTO _BLAC&IKTCt, Ko. ii STRAWBERRY STREBT, . PHILADELPHIA. [March 7-3in TREES! TREES! TREES! TnE SUBSCRIBER HAS THE AGENCr now»rea™d7 hela f' fa<rt Wweeri88 in _«_Ws State, and is now prepared to receive orders for all kinds of _Krnlt. Shade «_gft and Ornamental TrfEKS. Giape Vines....

Publication Title: Reading Gazette And Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

_f&azef f _e att& ihnujwai _READING, PA. SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1863. Ham. ! brightest banner that floats on the gale, Rag of the country of Washington, hail! Bed are thy stripes with the blood of the brave, Bright are thy stars as the snn on the wave; Wrapt in thy folds are the hopes of the Free, Banner of Washington! blessings on tbee! _Jgr A Commtjhication from " X," in reply to the Journal of last Saturday, is nnavoWsWy postponed until next week.

Publication Title: Reading Gazette And Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

V _S* DEMOCRATIC CITY CLUB.—The regular monthly meeting of the Club was held on Saturday evening last , Col. Lbvi P. Knehb, one of the Vice Presidents, in the Cbair. The attendance was unusually large, and betokened an earnest feeling on the part of the Democracy of the city in favor of preserving their time-honored organization upon the old platform of " the Constitution and Union—one and inseparable." The annual election for officers was the first business in order, and resulted aa follows: President :—J. LawrbKcr Gbtz . Vice Presidents:—HeLtnuel M. Filman, 1st Ward. Frederick Laner, 2d Ward. Levi P. Knerr, 3rd Ward. William Ebert, 4th Ward. Jacob H. Hain, fith Ward. Secretaries;—Wbarton Morris, Edward _S. _Shearer. Treasurer:—George W. Brnckman. Executive Committee . ¦ —"Edward Scli_'meck, 1st Ward. Wm. _Rosenthal, 2d Ward. Jacob Young, 3rd Ward. Wm. Arnold, jr., 4th Ward. Epbraim Armstrong, 5th Ward. The President elect, on taking the Chair, made a brief address of thanks. On ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

i_®" Supreme _CoCtlt Cases.—Berks county having been, by an Act or the Legislature, transferred _troui the Middle to t e Eastern District of the Supreme Court the cases carried up from tbe Courts of this county, on wiits of error, &c, wore tlmyear, for tbe _firnt time, argued at Philadelphia. The following _crr«n were heard on Monday and Tuesday last, and are held for decision: Mu'len vs. Wilson. From Common Pleas of Berks county. Argued by J. Hagenmau and John S. Richards, £«q«. _< far plaintiff In error, and by Henry W. Smith, £aq., and Uon. John Banks for defeudant in error. Sholleuberger t*. Filbert From Common Pleai of Berks county. Argued by Hon. Jobn Banks for plaintiff in error. Tbe Court declined to hear counsel for defendant In error. Uarbold vs. Coster, from Common Plear of Berks county. Argued by Hon. John Banks for plaintiff in error, and by Jacob J. McKenty, Bsq , for defendant in error. Frill vs. Kerper. From Common Pleas of Berks county. Argued b...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

g*9r Hon. S. E. Ancosa, m. C. for this district, baa returned homo. We are Indebted to him for a copy of the Amendment to the Internal Revenue Law, passed prior to the adjournment, which makes a number of changes in the details of our system of direct taxation. We observe that the Brewing Interest has obtained a reduction of the excise duty on malt liquors from $1 to 63 cents per barrel—a vary important saving, for which they ara mainly indebted to the active personal exertions of Fredk. Lauer, Esq., of this city, President of the National Brewers' Association, and one of the Committee appointed by tbat Association to represent their interests at Washington. Tbe provision exempting tavern keepers from the payment of an additional license as retailers of liquors, _segars, Sic, which had passed the HousathVee limes , was Stricken oat hv thfi _Snnata. JOtr" _ihb Revenue Board.—We are indebted to J. Hagenman, Esq.. Revenue Commissioner for Berk* county, for a list of the members and...

Publication Title: Reading Gazette And Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

Death of the Oldest Post-Master.—John Bickel, of Jonestown, Lebanon county, Pa., died on the 26th nit, aged 87 years, 7 months, and 7 days. He waa known far and wide aa having held office under the United States Government for a longer term than perhaps any other man. Mr. Bickel was appointed Post master in Jones town under the Administration of Thomas Jetfferaon, i a 1802; and held that office through all the mutations of the times and through every ehange of Administration, down to 1859, a period of 57 years, when the infirmities of age compelmi him to £_efli«n. * Ghat Fall in Gold.—The speculation in gold received a very sudden check on Thursday, by a fall of about 18 per cent, in the rate of premium OH tne precious metal. On Monday it was quoted is the No* York stock market at 171 sod 172, and on Thursday, after opening at 164_£, i t fell rapidly down as low as 151J and finally closed at 154 bid. There was a great panic among the _Sbjlocks of Wall street, at thw unexpected c...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

Conoresbionaij _ELKcrioHB.'CT-Eight States are to hold Congressional elections this year, ' and the result in these will determine the political complexion of the next Congress, to wit: New Hampshire, (3,) eecdrid Tuead&y in March. Rhode _Island, (2.) firet Wednesday in April. Connecticut, (4.) first Wednesday in April. Kentucky, (9,) first Monday in August. Vermont, (3.) first Tuesday in September, California, (8.) first Thursday in September. Maryland, (&,j in _Koveaber, West Virginia will elect three members, and there may be applicants for seats from the old State of Virginia, one member; from Louisiana two members; from T< _nnessee two members. Not counting these, we think it may be safely oaloulated that the Democrats and Conservatives united will be in a majority of six or eight over the Abolition radicals in the next House of Representatives. The Senate, according to the New-YovkUerald'solB._BSihoAiioD, now stands 23 "Con* eervatives" to 25 "Negro Wo...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

Life _Insurance —The Penn Mutual Life In surance Company of Philadelphia has made a scrip dividend ol forty per cent., which is bow ready for delivery to members . This Company, being conducted on tbe mutual principle, divides * its profits amoog its members, in the shape of scrip, payable, with the principal sum insured, after the dfe&th of the _insurer, or receivable as oash, in payment of premiums—thus increasing the value of the Policy from year to year, and giving the insurer a participation in the profits of the Com-' pany during his life-time. Philip Zieber, Esq., is Agent for this Company in Reading. As another example, of the benefits of Life Insurance, we may mention that the late Col. Knoderer, previous to entering the Army, effected an insurance of $2,000 on his life, in the American Life Insurance Company of hiladelphia, through Mr. Chas. Wm. _Gaeather_, one of its agents; which sum, we are informed is now ready to be paid over to his widow.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

IMPORTANT TO YOUNG HOUSEKEEPERS! STOVES AND TIN-WARE. WILLIAM CRIDEGAM, No. 86 WEST PENN Street, next door below the Ploogh and Harrow Hotel, respectfally calls the attention of persons _BotaTte -_^ housekeeping, to _htn large and superior as- V _fi|_uSShim! *Wt* . A«0 TIII-WABE. m _fHmt Which will be «uld at (be every lowest caati _gvl ¦ _«_c prices. Be has bought oni the stock of_^S5 aale of the obt»l««l »he exclusive agency for the "CONTINENTAL " COOK-STOVE, formerly sold by Mr. Euth. and tlia very bant 8i*»» itt iu market, either for large or small families. He is also THB "OOfmiYOR FBHW " Another excellent Cook 810ve; together with a varletvof other Stoves, either for kitchen, _pSrtor, hallchamber ,.d dining room use, from which purchasers cannot fail to be fiUllQU, His stock of TI» WARE, ii large, well made and comprises every article needed for household purp ° ms" /F" ?°_y.?° H°_pBKB8PBK8 are particularly _reqnegt. ed to give him a call, and thereby save money, kemimber tn...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

WARD MEETINGS. rpHE DEMOCRATIC CITIZENS OF. BEADX WQ will meet In their respective Wards at the place? appointed herein, on Tuesday, March 10,1863, at 7* o'clock, P. M., for the purpose ol nominating candidates for Ward Officers and selecting Conferees for nominating City Officers to be elected at tbe approaching Municipal Election, viz: THE DEMOCRATIC CITIZENS OF 1st ($prace) Ward, at tbe public honse of Wm Henry, corner of Seventh aud Spruce Ktr«em. 2d (South-West) Ward, at tbe pablie honse of Daniel Honsum, corner of Penn and _Fonrth streets. 3rd (South-Bast) Ward, at the public house of Mrs. Eben, Peon street, above Sixth, (Democratic Club Room). 4tb (North-Kant) Ward, at tbe public bouse ot Samuel B. Granl. corner of KiKhth and _Washington streets. 5th (North-West) Wardat the public hoase of Jacob _WJunier, Penn street, above Fourth. THE DEJIOCRATrCJCITT _CONFERENCE will meet on Wednesday, March llth, at Hyi o'clock, P M., at the Democratic Club Room, _ia. Bben's City Hallfor...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

_,Thb Paizs Steamer "Peisobss _Rotai,."—The British steamer " Princess Royal," which was captured on the 29th of January while attempting to run the blockade at Charleston, was put op at aucti6& l&st Saturday in Philadelphia, by the U. S. Marshal, and purchased by the Government, for $112,000, her appraised value. She will at once be armed as a gun-boat. Two splendid propelling engines, iron armor sufficient for two vessels, three Whitworih g uns, with latbe tor turning shot to fit them, a large quantity of conical, steel-pointed shot, and metal to make more, with an immense lot of morphine and expensive chemicals, tea and hospital stores, constituted the principal items of the cargo of ihe " Princess Royal." The prize money to her captors will be very handsome. Even her cabin boy will have enough to buy a house.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

¦ _^ •Political. —The Republicans of tbis city have already made their nominations for Ward and City Officers, They have attempted to disguise their partizan movement under the muchabuaad name of " Union . " but a _glanoe at the list of candidates shows "the cloven foot" too plainly to deceive any one. On the City Ticket, they have nominated David McKnioht, Esq., for Mayor,, and Capt. John _Hsllbk for Treasurer. It ia doubtful whether Mr. MoKnigbt will accept this nomination; for, in his address to Mayor Wanner on retiring from the position of acting Mayor, he distinotly said that if "induced to become a candidate" for the Mayoralty, "it would only be with the express understanding that it should be free from all variu nomination. "

Publication Title: Reading Gazette And Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

NEW ADVERTISEMENTS DEMOCRATIC CITY CLUB. A Special Meeting of tlie CLUB WILL BE HELD This (Saturday) Evening, at 7} O'olock, AT EBBN'S HALL. t@r _DEMOCRATS, ATTEND! =©8 By order of t_^e President. _WHARTON MORRIS . I «t a«~t.rt . March 7-H] EDWARD H. SHEARER, I »««r«_'«ri««_-

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

Whebe the Coin is Hoabdbd. —Last week an appraisement was made of the effects of an estate ia Derry township, Paupbin county, and the sum of two thousand five hundred.dollars in gold and silver found in various parts of the house where it had been secreted. Now that gold is worth seventy cents premium, this amount will run up considerably. No doubt in the same way there are large amounts of tbe precious metals stored away throughout the country. 49-The Piako-Foete.—There is probably noan:cieoi nttlity or luxury In the purchase of which so much _innel be trusted to ibe honor aud integrity of the manufacturer, as the l'mno-Forte. Tba name of ViiuAAX B. BaaDisuBT is a musical _household troid, and i» a snreguarantee to tha purchaser that the instrument bearing his name in in ail respects perfect. For many years All active partner in one of the _largest Piano Forte _maonfactming establishments in Hew York, hehas gained a world-wide celebrity and having plenty of Capital is determi...

Publication Title: Reading Gazette And Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

_Tbekkouht Seminary.—We have received the annual Catalogue and Circular of this excellent fiohool for Boys, at Norrislowtt, Pa. The edrps «f teachers is efficient, the course of instruction thorough, and the discipline salutary. It has over 100 students, from all parts of the State, _general being from Berks county. The Card of the Principal »?&«&» in our advertising columns.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

GREAT BARGAINS GREAT BARGAINS IN CLOTHING WE HAVE NOW IN STORE A VERY large assortment of Ready-Made Goods, Whloh were principally bought before tbe great rise In _irlces, and to which we would Invite public attention, as it comprises every variety of Wearing AppareL

Publication Title: Reading Gazette And Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

US"" The Rebel Congress have adopted a novel mode of getting rid of the negro regiments that General Hunter or Colonel Iligginson or Gen. Phelps is going to lead against Dixie. The negroes, when caught , are not to be shot—but sold, for what they will fetch,—half the proceeds to go to the captor, and half to tho " Government."

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

the prevalent opinion at Washington ia that France will resent the rejection of her proposition for a Congress of _Conference to settle the difficulties between the North and the South. We doubt it very much. But if Napoleon wishes to try his hand, let him come on. He may aa well lose bis Empire in America as anywhere else. Russia ruined his uncle—America may be the downfall of his uncle's neDhew.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 7 March 1863

J_^_T _Missbs. Harvby Uibch & brother have tie New-York Illustrated Papers for March 14, filed with handsome engravings of War (Scenes, portraits of distinguished Generals, &c. liar fir 's Weekly has two large pictures representing ihe Negro Beemits on drill and a Negro Begi-¦Mut in action.

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