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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

NOTICE. A FEEMIUM WILL BE PAID Off GOLD, OIiD _SXXiVSXl —AND—FA_.H. _rB_^_fiUKTK 3_XrOT?_3EJ3 AT THE EXCHANGE AND BASKIJSQ OFFICE —OF—G. W. GOODRICH, READING, Pa. Amjaet 10,1861-tf]

Publication Title: Reading Gazette And Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

FRENCH'S HOTEL OH THE EUROPEAN FIiAN, CITY OF NEW YORK. Single Rooms Fifty Cents per Day. City Hall Square, corner Frankfort St., (Opposite City Hall.) ME ALS AS THEY MAY BE ORDERED IN the spacious refectory. There ia a Barber's Shop and b<un _Kooms _attached to the Hotel. 49- Beware of KUJN'NEKS and HACKMEN who say we are full. Jan 17-ly] K. FRENCH, Proprietor.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

FRESH GROCEFUEG —AT—REDUCED PRICES, AT THE Corner of Fifth and Spruce Streets. March 1 *. _KBVtBB. A BOH.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

niwvir.Tv-Timiw nF _snnom_. _hirectoks The School Directors or tho several districts _ot »cn» county, met in triennial Convention at the Court House in Heading, on Monday, May 4th, _lSrt;_, at 1 o'clock, P. M., agreeable to the roiuirmcntn of tbo School Laws of this Commonwealth, for the purpone nf _elrcling a Goanty Superintendent for tbe next throe years. The Convention was organized by the election of .1. LAWRENCE GETZ, of the Sth Ward, Heading, as President_, and John _MmsiMER, of Alsace, Wm. H. _Gbkkakd_, of 6tb Ward, and Sa.mubi. Shearer, of Heidelberg, as Secretaries. The lint of Directors was then called over, and it apnonTpA that 24_« of the whole number ware present, to wit: DIKfct/rons IJM uunvfiflll'Jfl. Albany.—Joel Kuepper, _Itenjamin I.einiuger_, William Schroder, David Koth, Charles Jf. henhatt, John Hemwei'ly. Al«am.—Jak:. _Mihwimer, William Keller, Benj. Folk, Daniel Masscr, <ieorge Heckman, Henjamiu Shalter. Amity.—Isaac Moy <r, Reuben it. _G...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

- - GREAT NATIONAL CIRCUS AND MODEL SHOW, UNDER THE DIRECT _MANAGE.ME._VT OF Mrs. OHARLBS WARWBR, FORMERLY Mrs. BAN RICE,' - WILL EXHIBIT AT READING, Saturday, May 16th. KUT2T0_WN. Monday, May 18th-ALLENTOWU , Tuesday, May 19th. 'pHE MANAGERESS WOULD RESPECTFULJL ly Intimate that this Is a combination comprising all that is Excellent in the Equestrian _Profession; all that u Novel in the School Gymnastic, A GENUINE CIRCUS With all the Standard Features of the legitimate Arnns, blended with all the Modern Improvements and Acquisitions ; furnished by ambition, close application, and tbe practical workings of tho»e artistes, whose motto it _ I®" "EXCELSIOR. " «©g More Blooded Trained Horses; A Fairer Selection of Fonies; A Better Assortment of Performing' Males, And Other Rare Specimens Animates Nature Than have ever been brought before the notice of Ibe community. Superiority in Every Department, Tbe Company _consisting of at least _WFORTY PERFORMERS. _^ Equestrians, Gymnasts, _Volt...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

PARTISAN LITTLENESS One of the meanest exhibitions of pnrti o nn feeling ve have ever _witnessed_, is '!>¦ - • attempt of tlie Jiepnblicaus of ihis city to make the reception of the l_'_JSlh Regiment a political nffiiir. Such comlact wetil-i be couleiapiible at any time, but it is doubly so now, wlicn this Regiment , composed of a nearly equal proportion ol" men of both parties, who entered the service of our common country with no partisan motives, have just come out of a desperate and bloody bAttle, with what amount of loss we cannot yet tell, but have _ea_.l cause (o fear it has been heavy. The li'Sih Regiment, was raised in Hie monfh of August last, iu response to an urgent, call of #i»_a I'luvn_^_nh.nni f_*_w _VAluMtoprfl _fnr immfldiflto sorvioe. Tlie _enneus generally, _irrcepecuve _«i party, united heartily in tho good work of recruiting, nud by means of public meetings, su'iseripiions of money, appeals to the patriotism of our young men, nnd the offer of libe...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

K*»y* FritE i_^i _Exhteh Township _Lnst. satnr day afternoon, about 4 o'clock, the large Swiss Barn belonging to Isaac Cansei'. in _Eseter _towneliip, was destroyed by Sre, together witli all its _cuntestR, consisting of ISO bushels Oats, 40 bushels Wheat and Rye, and a ' pantity of hay and straw. The barn was new, 42 feet wide by 93 feet long, and substantially built of stone. Tbe flames several times caught tho roofs of the adjoining dwellinglionse and BUjitli-sUop_, but tbey were saved from detraction by the exertions of the neighbors. It is not known how the lire originated. Mr. Gaaser was not at home at the time. His loss will not be lees than $1500, upon which there is no insurance. I©* News from the 104th. BEfiiMEHT. —A letter from a member of the lOltb Penna. Volunteers, dated at Beaufort, S. C, April 24th, says : "After the abandonment oftbe attack on Charleston, we were transported to this place from North Edisto Inlet, and reached here on Saturday morning, April 11t...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

THE GREAT SHOW IS COMING! The Metropolitan and Quadruple Combi nation _, consisting of l _ri EO. F. BAILEY & CO'S. GRAND CIRCUS, V_^_T and world-renowed Equestrian Troupe, comprising Tlie Star Riders of both Hemispheres. II. HERK DRIESBACH'S EXTEWPIVE MKWAGERIB. comprising a magnificent collection of Bare Beasts, Birds and Reptiles, among which will ba round _Lionx, Tigers, Leo> _pardf . Hyenas, Cougars, Lynx, Pumas, Lamas, Panthers, &c, &c, Birds of Gorgeous Plumage, and a Colony of Monkeys. III. SANDS, NATHANS & CO'S. _PERFORMING ELBPHANTS, whose wonderful feats surpass any thing ever before _witnessed, and whose extreme _dpcjjjty and intelUireDce have attracted the attention or the most noted _B&rans and students of _Natural History. And IV. _^KfflSSwfiSfiBBBfwfMniffl _*ft_\ j? A THE GIGANTIC HIPPOPOTAMUS or BEHEMOTH OP HOLY WKITof whom it is declared, (Job XL Chan! " Upon the earth there is not lit* like." This rare specimen of th...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

NEW ADVERTISEMENT Statement oi _tnc r_«nnerii' ixum or ;;,.... Ing, May*, _1S03. "' Bills discounted, . - - ?''Si _._t_?.-. Bonds and _Mortgaces, - - - ' ¦¦ •-. FBrmerB1 Bank Mock, ... l.:n,:._i, Pennsylvania war Loan, • f-»>. _<, United States LoanB and MintCerUfiWe , - _srrj.,., Legal Tender Notes, - - - _14»..u. „ _jecie A_^pecie Certificate of Commonwealth, _lii ' s _.s " , -_!_, ' Due from other Banks, ... 27>;.4-. >.- ' .• Due to other Banks, - "l_.r.i -: Circulation, • - - - - _^"x;.,, D«_posit«, - • h. H._lHUHLEKBEBG _.Ca-iil' _, " Cily of Reading, si. Sworn and subscribed before me, tins 2i day <_,f j|av A D . 1SB3. May9-lt] WILLIAM B. SCIKKNKit, _Aldwiwa,,. Statement of ihc _CnlAll Hank of ne3,, i7~ May O f 18«3. '<• Bills discounted and loans, - - $2_T.1 ,i,--, i U. S. legal tender notes, ... ,,5 > ll| t Bank Notes and Checks, ... 23,.V'i • ' Gold and Silver, .... i_,_a,_i,.', '_' . ' Mint Certificates, - • - Ihiwi, ,...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

A CARD The Ladies Aid Society beg to call tlie attention oi ihb citizens orKeadi. _irand berks county, to the fact of the authorities _having _closed the I.', fi. Hospital here They would request of onr people, that the contributions which have been no lavishly dispensed to tbe inmates of the Fair Gronnd Hospital, should now revert to their Soeifetv. _Through the kind noun of a. few frientlHwe bave, \a _n _' qniet way, _baan enabled to sand a number of _Boxea •md _IJarrels to a neighbor, who has herself seen to the distribution of tbeir contents. We refer to Mrs. Anna Holtein of _Bridgeport, _HontRomery county, who, with a few ladies of her neighborhood, have devoted themselves ever since tha Battle of Antietam, to the personal care of our sick and wounded _Roldiere. _Soveral «t her letters have lH-nn laid _bchre the public, and we have _tlia _ifiatilioation of _Knowing that what we bave beeu enabled to do for her we have sent a number of valuable Hospital Mores from _Heading ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

NEWS FROM THK 128th.—lne ionowing _ieuera were received in this city yesterday, from the 128th _Penna. Regiment, about whose fate a painful feeling of anxiety haa existed for several days past. The information they convey, though only partial, will tend to relieve the suspense of those who have near relatives cr friends in this Regiment; Washington, May 7, 1SC3. Dear Fbisso :—I feel it my duty to inform you of _tha fate of our Regiment (the 128th P. V.) A few minutes ago two wounded soldiers of our Regiment were brought in, who informed me that on Sunday evening, while fighting, they were ordered to fall back into their entrench ments. The Colonel and Lieut. Colonel being in the advance, (and the post being in the possession of the enemy without their knowledge,) they with many others were taken prisoners. My informants state that up to Sunday morning they think but few if any were killed. This is all the information I ean get up to this time. I> expect there will be more i...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

'lo tlie Select and Ctnnmom Councils of tlie City of Reading. Whereas, It being announced that the six companies from the li!8th Kegiment of P. V. will returu to their _huu>e» on tbe _lflth day of May ; and Whereas, it affords us much pltWHiire to _iningli) our voices with theirs, and to behold the facet) of our friends and _neighbors, sons and hiisbauds, who have served their country for the last nine mouths, I would suggest that the Councils of onr city appropriate such sum as they tnay deem sufficient to defray _reasonable expenses and give our patriotic friends a welcome »n.l cordial reception, irrespective of party feelings, o« their arrival at _toadiug, JOS. S. HOYEK, Mayor. Reading, May 2, IS63. <•» To the, Mayor and Select and Common Councils of tlie 18 ?" y l" _» i te uity of jMiainrf : Gkntlembn :—At a meeting of the Berks County AgriculiniHl Miciety, held on tbe 2d inst, it wag unanimously resolved that tbe nse of the Fair Grounds and _ltuildingsof the _...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. FARMERS' BANK OP HEADING. Mir _ft 1863 rpHE FARMERS1 BANK OP READING HAVE 1_ this day declared a Dividend of 4 per cent., clear of State and United States taxes, payable on demand. May !>-3t] H. H. MDHLEKBERG, Cashier. union _bankTof reading. SEAVlfa, Pa , May 5. tS83, rpiIE DIRECTORS OF THIS BANK HAVE J_ this day declared a Dividend of 4 per cent., clear of all Taxes, payable on demand. . May 9-3t] C. B. McKNIGHT, Cashier. Third Ward Democratic Clnbi 1 _MEETING OP THE DEMOCRATIC CLUB _2_"\. of the Third (Sonth-East) Ward, will beheld at the public bonse of Jacob B. Mast, on Monday evening. May 11th. at S o'clock. An election for oflicers will ba held. M_»9 1SK4-Ir g ~ _^ ror t. _fVE For Sale or to _Exchange. _HPHE RETIRING PARTNER OF AN OLD J_ established PUBLISHING FIRM desires to exchange his interest for a Farm near a railroad. Tbe business has been conducted for thirty-five years past, aud yields a handsome annnal revenue. Address William m. Mckni...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

€ilu _<&fHais$ BatT" THE UNION L'KAYHK AlKBTINu Will De neiu to-morrow (Sunday) afternoon,In the Secoud Gorman Reformed Church, Sooth Sixth street, at 3 o'clock. The public are respectfully invited to attend. ffjjf* Rev. .1. Beck, of Easfon, will preach in the First German Reformed Church, to-morrow (Sunday) morning in the German, and in the evening in the English t@» DEMOCRATIC CITY CLUB.—A special meeting of the Clnb will be held, at the clob-room, (EbenN Hall) this evening at S o'clock. A punctual attendance of the (numbers is requested. t_^- _Sackbp OoNcBitT.—A Concert of Sacred Music will be given on Whit-Monday, May _25ih, at 1% o'clock, V. 31., in _Eoinnael Church, Hamburg, by the choir and Sunday School children of that Church. A number of members of the Mozart Musical Union of Reading, will attend, and take part in the Concert. ._• ffiif American Mechanics' Paeade.—A par _ade of the Order of United American Mechanics, will take place on WJiH-Monday, 2...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

_AQBICUIiTUBAIi _SOU1BTI. A special meeting of tbe Berks County Agricultural Society was held at Housum'_s Hotel on Saturday afternoon, M»y 2. 1S_8S The following members were present:—Messra. Frederick I.auer, Isaac Eckert, Thomas Penrose, J. L. Getz, Levi B. Smith, Marks B. Scull, Nicholas Jones, Wm. Keely, _Cbax. _Kessler, L. Briner, and _Jas. S. Hill, President. Mr. Laner, from the Committee appointed to arrange the terms with yoverninent fur the n«e of tho _BaildinRn and Ground* for _Hoipital parpo?esmade a report setting forth tbe difficulties they encountered in tbe _discharge of tbeir duties, but they had reason to believe the subject would now receive the esrly artentioo of the proper authorities. He submitted an estimate of the damages sustained by the Society, as appraised by a Committee of Carpenters, in altering and removing buildingB and sheds, who after making fair allowance for nil Improvements to tbe premises, report a claim in favor of the Society for *???Heaiso ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

BEADING, PA. SATURDAY, M1Y 9, 1S<53. Hah. ! brightest banner that floats on tlie gals, Tlag of tne country of Washington, hail! Bed are thy _slopes with the blood of the brave, Br ight are thy stars as tbe sun on the wave; WrapUn _thj folds are the h«_pe<* of the Free, n. „, _«f ¦ _ur<.«i._!_not.iii ' _blessincs on thee!

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

DEMOCRATIC MEETINGS A meeting of tho Democrats of Cumru and neighboring townships was held at the public house of Jacob Becker, in Cumru, on Saturday, May 2, 18G3, at 4 o 'clock, V. M. The meeting was organized by the appointment of the following oflieers: _Presidsnt. —Nicholas Dick. Vice Presidents.—Daniel Wagner, Samuel Seifrit, Samuel Wicklein, of Iiobeson ; Levi Bathman, George Reeser, Win. Bertolet, and Samuel H. Ziemer, of Cumru ; Eli Becker, of Caernarvon ; and John Gebliarf, of Brecknock. Secretaries. —William Knauer, Henry Wagner. Resolutions in favor of the organization of Township Clubs in the townships above named were adopted. The meeting was addressed by Hon. S. E. AnconaWm. Rosenthal , Esq., John Missimer and D. Redge. The Democrats of Brecknock township met on Tuesday evening, May 5th, at Knauer _'s tavern, for the purpose of organizing a Democratic The Constitution, as proposed by the st&naing Committee of Berks county, was adopted. William Knauer, P...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

Thk Fine to be paid by (j»nscikntiocs men. —After all that has been said and done, it appears that the Pennsylvania Legislature adjourn ed without fixing upon any rate of compensation to be pud by the men of this State who were exempted from military service last fall, on account of conscientious scruples against bearing srm.8. We were under the impression that a law making provision for the payment of a fine of $300 by each man had been enacted, but the Lanaaster Examiner, whose editor is a member of the Senate, asserts the contrary. XHB Repobted Shooting of tub Rebel Gen. Bragg. —In regard to the alleged shooting of Bragg by Breckinridge, prisoners say that Bragg had condemned some _Kenlnckiana to death. Breokinridge remonstrated angrily, saying that " shooting _Kentuckians was played out," and if ibe order was executed he would shoot Bragg. The latter had the Kentuckians shot, an<l Breckinridge then killed him. m» J_9» Tbx _Dbmocbats in Ohio are preparing to hold an im...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

/(HW'Chtet' nv PnT.tr™ _CnwpinMErj.—The _Seiec Oonr.cil, at a special meetiug on Saturday evening last aoauitnoDSIy coallrmed the Mayor's nomination of Keii-HKN Goodhakt as Chief of Police, iu place of Mr. Mast, resigned. __ _ffiSF* Bank _Dividbnds.—Our three Banks have just declared their half-yearly dividends, aa follows; Varmern' Bank, - - 4 per cent. Union _linnk, - - 4 " " Savings Bank, - - 3 " " Those dividends are clear of State and National tuxes. 8®* Cody _Fousn.—On Thursday, (he 30t,h u!t., tlie body of Fayetta Miller, a daughter of Feter Miller, aged 1! y«_ars_, who was drowned in the Schuylkill, above Port Clinton, ou the lltli alt., wasfonnd in the same river at Fisher's Mill, in Upper Bern township, 3 miles below Hamburg. An inquest was held by Blahlon P. Wolff, Esq., of _Hamburg, and a verdict of doatli by accidental drowning rendered. «?. _&&* Fifth Ward Democratic Club.— The Democratic Clnb of tbo Fifth Ward met at tbe public bonse of _Daulsl...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Reading Gazette and Democrat — 9 May 1863

Dispatch from Secretary Stanton. Offensive Operations to be Resumed. Harrisburo, May 8.—The following dispaich has just been received by the Governor from Washington : To the Governor <¦/ Pcnnmjltxmia • The President and General-in-Chief have just returned from the Army of tiic Potomac. 'Hie principal operations of General Hooker foiled, but there has been no serious disaster to the organization and efficiency of tlie army. It la now occupying its former position on the Rapp.-ihannock, having recrossed the river without any loss in the movement. Not more than one-third of Gen. Hooker's force was engaged. General _Stoneman's operations hare been a complete sucee39. A part of his force advanced to within two miles of Richmond, ami the enemy's communications have been cut in every direction. The Army of the Potomac will speedily resume offensive operations. Edwjn M. _Stajjton, Secretary of War.

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