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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

.The Legislature adjourned on the 3d instahtj for which we may be truly! thankful. '. A. Republican Paper, it is said, is about being started at OleahN.V. . . . V '¦' Richard Taylor,, son of the late President Toyjor.is one of the delegates to the Charleston Convention from Louisiana. /. • •-,-. . . ..Flood.—The'recent rains have swollen the streams sufficient to enable the lumberman to float their lumber to market. - The amount af, wheat in. store in'New. York •is.'estim'ated at.'oyer one million of*-bushels, and. the flour at upwards .of "VOQjbbb. barrels. , At tho election held in Atchison, Kansas Territory, on.the 28th ultimo, the entire democratic ticket was elected by 175 majority. Bound-Over.—Mr. Smith, of Liberty, was last week arrested, on charge of criminal neglect.and abuse of his brother, and bound.to appear at the next Term of court to. answer the charge'. ' ".'•.'- There was shipped frotnjhe various coil fegionspf Pennsylvania in 185<), 11,804,900 tons of ...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

. The Democratic "Trinniph In Broolilyn; ¦¦¦' ' The second city in the'State,has just-declared "for the Democratic party by a vote of nearly two to one I . On a poll of nearly 20,000 votes, the .Democrats carry every, city officer,- and nearly every'Alderman and Supervisor. The vote is significant i.n more senses than one. "Mr; Driggs, one of the Syracuse delegates, headed the city ticket ; and Mr. Mc-Laughlin, another of .the delegates,, led the list of Aldermen, Both are elected-the majorities ranging f'rom'lOOO to 3000. . ,: • This was effected in spite of a division which originated in local causes, but which was kept open and inflamed by the intrigues of Mayor Wood; and the. demogoguism of the New York JVeipj, vvhjch, from day tp-day,;denounced not only Messrs. Driggs and McLaughlin, but Senator.Spinola, who fought.the battle of-municipal rights.of Mayor Wood.belter than.he could do'. \.\-- ; ¦ •- ¦"¦/'..• •.•".' The victory is a'double victory—over domestic plots, as wel...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

ItlioJo Island,Election".' ; . \. ' The State election held, on . the' -4iK:inst., in Rhode'Island, resulted in the triumphant success.of the 'Democratic-patty.:' The'complete returns give the-following Vote.for Governor.: Sprague," (Democrat.) -, ,- -,-, 12,295 '; ..'p.ttdelford,.(Rppublican) .-.-.-'-,.10',S35'. . , •Scattering, -..¦- - - :¦,.-¦ .-; -*" ./ 1'13'. '.• ,A majority over aH for'".Spragne;6f -1,317:'--= The vote last year wtts as-'follows.: . Republican, T -'.--'-,'-• - -;-'S,938 .. ;. Democrat, - - - - - - -¦.- •: -,- 3,5IG," • Republican .majority - -'-'--.5,392-This Democratic 'victory, has. hurled a blow into the Republican-ranks", from which they .will never, recover, .the- eff-!ct of which .will be plainly -visible, next November. It is co|isid» ored by many.leading politicians as settling the question-as. to whether . a Democrat or a Republican, shall/occupy .the Presidential Chair for the ni-xt four years;.'.The newly elected Governor is qVitp-a young man,...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

-I vPv^^^'i-apG^:, ' 'rT-rrHEREAS'' Letters, Testamentary to the :-"W-r Estate.of Davjp Cnpw.'Sehior' late of M'Kean'!r?ounty: *:, deceased, have been granted to/the ¦"subscriber.. : All'persons indebted, to saidLeatite,^ are, requested to make immediate payment, and those having claim's against: the said decedent will make.knovvnthe'same with-, but'delay, to ,;.¦'¦ ' " '•'.'. '-!. ,- , / . D AVID CROW1 ; :Exeaitor. Or to his Attorney BYRON D;HAMLIN. / ' Smethpdrt, April 11, H800. - ' 52-Cw >¦:¦ OSrOTIGE!: /!.. ' ¦ To the School. Directors of M'Keajl County, : (jentlemen:—In pursuance of.the 43d Sec. of the Act of May 8th, 1854, you ore hereby notified to meet it*'-'convention, at. the Court Ho.ise,in. Smethport, on the first Monday in May,A.D:,1860,heing. the-7th day ofthe month, at 1 o'clockin theMefnobn, and select, vivavoce, by. a majority .rftjie whole- of the members :'pf.Directors present, one person 'of literaryaiid scientifiic acquirements, and skill, and: experi...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

''''''¦''• ' ¦¦>**»***'*-'*--*"-*»'***i*IM' ^^*^IMl»*w-«^^«^^=r' ¦ " »Mi imyiwii im / CIRCULATE Tke DOCtfMfeNTS ; A ca;mpaig¥^ap^r^' iTHE^^feYS^OM:^ The proprietors and publishers of -tho Philadelphia Evenuig Argiisj publish a weekly paper of eight; pages, the Keystone, con.thing forty-eight'columns of reading matter. They propose to make the Keystone a Campaign paper, the first number of which, as such, will be issued on therein day of.May.next, and the last on; the Mthday of November >. the closing number containing the full returns of the Presidential Election, thus furnishing, subscribers with 20 copies.of the paper combining each= dS columns, or, a grand .total, for,the Campaign, of; 12-18 columns of reading matter.. Wepropose to furnish the Jiaper. tor '-the six' months at the rate of One DoIIarto single Sub scribers ; for clubs of 10...to' 20 .at 70 cents each ; for clbbs of. 20 to,50 at .6.0 cents eech, and. for clubs ,'of 30 and upward at .50 .cents each—t...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

''/'.:'^if/.'IHSTOAHCE'AGENCY/'-': <¦ *«»^>"p»W.»'*»»u*d.nee Conipuny, riillnd.' Iphln '. .Casli¦,Capltal;.-..w.,.........;..;.„,.....'. $160,00 Farmer's Union Insuraupe Co., Athens, Pn; Cash Capital..,.........;.,..;...;.....,._' j.0o,OCO Great Western Ihsnrance Co., PliUadeliihla, Pri. ... Oapit.j Stock..;...,..,....;.'...,.',.', .. Vl'ooi/.OO^ West Braticll, (Mutual) Wk Haven JPn.' * ¦ Insurilnces can,be e/Tecte.d in tlie ubove! responsible Stock' .Companies by the subscriber. Any. .communicatiori aildrpsseU in him, at SflieUiport, Pa,, will meet with pi bmp attention"; ¦'..: "¦ . /.B.F.DAVIS, Agent.' , Smethport' Dec; 9-,;i.808. , " .*-';'-[-ri40tr.-j POKE & i?fhTJXl '. .WHITE FISH, AND SHA: D. ¦ ¦ -' ''" TALLOW~^STEA RtNE ;.;,;:;.:.:.oiNDiiEs,..''V-,':V; AyARilANfED TO STANDIN HOT .; ..WEATHER, FUR.SALE. AT .. •"' ; BROWN15i.L'S. . Auglis't'l-2:18D9..''- '•¦ - ' ', JEFFREY'S DOUBLE-ACTING, SUCTION & FORCE PITMP -WITH''- . .-'.''..,'-'' .fndia R...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

'o^M ^W M^^ The Pi-incev of.ihe House- of Haviil!v':'.-.:;':, ;; : - TIio.; Pvincc of. liift lioase of iPavitl!.-.; :'f'V,' v;..',';:':'Tlic:.Pnnco:'; :of'llic House. of,Vllavwll-. •By the Rev.J. H.:INGKAHAM,;i-L.>.f.' . . A new and revised edition, with the atit'lior's latest correction. One volume, l'Smo. cloth, ¦172 pages.. Price $.1,25. Fiih'lishea'by ; ' .•-..':• ¦ .(JEORCEG. EVANSiV. . No, 430 Chcstntit-st;, Philadelphia. ¦ lliT^iustattslIJaBib's^rtusi A. literal translation iii Gi-rman of the. .: ¦ PRINCE-OF THE HpUSE OF DAVID.' One volume, ISnri'o,,.'cloth/,475 pages. Price $1,25. Published by '. .'.,''"'' -¦.'.,'..'.' ¦ • .."'•.'¦/.. .' :,'¦:¦ .'¦.GEOTlGE.G. EVANS.,:' ¦."''.'.' 439 Chestnut.st'., Philadelphia. THE HLEAR OF FIREI ; or; ISRAEL IN BONDAGE .', By the Rev. J. H. INGRAHAM, LLvD-, One volume, 12mo. cloth,:000 pages.- Price $1,25. Pub; by GEORGE G. EVANS,, . •¦¦'.-'•. 439 Chestnuts'., Philadelphia. RECORDS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY ¦ ¦¦ ,rr-y^r-W--iATR/;'...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

.enpie'* hVye;.: been bo\A ' since' its, 'pliulljeatioij; •and lis' iv.Companion to the-:''"Princeof the'tloiiiie pi David'-* every roadpr.-of 'that book should .pur.ch' aseV'copy.' ¦ '/'¦¦ ¦''... -.-. ; _'-"."T|l«f R-'KCORps^^OF^^Ttlfe REl-OLl.'-rib^Aliy. WAn'-; is.are'coril of great interest] and. gives a "vasr, amount of information, relative to 'the Soldiers' of the Revpliitiohj.nnd,as an invaliiiable book.oV reference'for ihi) deicenrjtiri^s of its hftrpes and ali who are interested III Pension Claims, Warrant's,.e.lc.'.'etc, .':';; '"'..'¦'¦'' The most LIPKRA'L iriduce-nentiafe offered to Agerifs, anil upon' a'dilressing the publisher, every information'will bn given. '.. •'..:' SEND edit A VATAVOaVE. . . Address '' .--GEORGE G; EUAN'S. •• t2,0w .«0 Chesthut-st.*, "Phiiadelphia. .¦', :EDBES:: ;;liQtJSE WMMmM::W:» 36M P. Rtisiell,; ;-:,*': \-^Prbpfi6tor.l ,;..;Q3L3]]^^;;^;-S%: y ;;;. ¦ ... . W1IOLESALE ANDnBTAII, DEALER IN ' ' Oystors, Cilaiiis, Fresh'Fish, Foreign an-b Dom...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

^IPS^II^^:^, '.'¦:'¦ .,'¦' • ¦'.' . .''':-T ^-~-'.'..|; v"^f;°..| ,i ' •»& lf_ J.H B^L^AV^Tfl^oM^ have.received tHeir'1ir-r«' -»-o'!'||d^Ki''''^:f.''?'- ''' ^i^lN: G ;&/ ^STOMMR^i^§iv. -*7iJ'nrenbw.pV^pi\re*1oi^^ ' and customers and offer .them a :hew;:«hd;dlWife ."- :ab|e'i(o'ck,, of'', - :":;-.-^'\., -:\'J;: Cy":^y-^.I.':' 0 'n^i^^S^l^^f ¦¦' r'-V,¦•.- '.jSN-iA-Lt tT3::y^i^t;^i!iM\.'. :.• ¦ :.=" •:;.- • "¦ ^sueff-iiis-;.^;^:y?.t||-; ¦ .*.•••• :'':;;"-=V"'*.' '-:': ^v-v'^-'-A^-'S-iij^1-®^^' ^V'; VrFANO^^ND^TA^'^ip^ KK^HKi " -JK)OTS''; ^^Si|^^ IIA.TS «& CAPS,' CROCKERY, GLASS " - WARE And a choice stock of rl"- I! Family Groceries, We will not weary your patience bv «hti**. rating, tut our stock is very rtill anYComnWt* -slid we doubt not you will find •om*;tblng,*to please you both as to qualitj and price. Windy Advertiiemeiits will do fat some, but the Truth will Wdar Better, «nd JW« only ask an examination and are confides!! **• can do}ou good. ^ * ' ...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

V * \$mwlmfc-to>*tt* i$Xm, m»w » iAr-rffiS^- Vf ^trtiMrer Pirtooi. . 1.004 M m%j^^w* tei»Mt, — • «¦» ? *&#&.?. ;*?**• cr* ;fe»«s)»w«»«* ; o^''i*' .ci'i>{*^* »*2ss J ,M(Mi6#it>-, -<,tt*<%— ""ilSIi •¦7^;r«,aS»siii|i-.-*- «W44 *¦ "«' fror t^SIiulOMr Key*H ~i ' S» ' „''* - ; ' ^ $11,831 «l ¦ l. .. mUlKIPTH. fmiimm^ptiva,: * .J "M l^«S«.St'i*tl-w .'....t....••--*—> *•«*» -t^BHtN nf IM«IW-H809,.. « «• «*?UtoTC'ini-i*h»lnD«rMor». *«« ltS«e^Jt7-)«>><lllore. X- ¦ »**-5Jg v ' t6,Sl8«9 *" rtTOK* otAtmsnt. ...,.„ AnoUt-MtstaMlW. Jaa. 1 IBM, * »•»» *» '^^e-lh-is^ ;••-• J-^ 111,754 90 *p»Hlhl»l»t«TM*>*J«'Willl»ni«, s-jSEI W"frnww*ti ¦' """' ¦ ?Mk ~ ' "" MI.WiM ^JfafMeiMtetdsMraM In > ,1Hp«p^^P<^v^5AKc<«ui<xy"ieso" BSfflrai'i^^"^^""*""-"' 'MS BTwifiTfirT r-]—' "-T ' J&S! ' SpiMm^i' •--.*• • 1°°*? rTiiTtlalHaTT5! nnsVi - - ¦-* - • 75m ' * ifffl^liS!:."..-..- ,«*» •SSwfi^^'.v...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

HMIDWARE: ,«* JlWanufaclurers' Price** HAVING ENLARGED MY FACILITIES at the Old Stand, N* ° 2 & 3 EXCELSIOR BLOCK. , OL.EAN, ^» For keeping constantly on hand a nriuch larger supply and assortment of the heavy articles of Hardware generally kept by ^ the Jobbing Houses, and having secured the AGENCY of many Manufacturers including the celebrated FALL RIVER NAILS, WHEELER, MADDEN & BAKEWELL'S S A. "W S , „ Also those of WELCH & GRIFFITHS and other makers, FAIBBANO SCALES, mm ana leather belting, STEWABrS (mvM) POPULAR COOKING STOVES, GLASS, ft**-- §m< ^r'3 u<l Dfscriplioos. I Propose to Sell all THE ABOVE ARTICLES AT Manufacturers' [Prices. Also I propose to sell at a small Commisoon from my LARGE and WELL SELECTED STOCK of SHELF and other HARDWARE, In the selection of which I havo taken much pains, .having' given my personal attention thereto. HOUSE TRIMMINGS, PAINTS, OILS, IRON, 8 W <D WM 8s COOKING and PARLOR of every desirable ...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

A-rtniinistrafoi's V Sajte. NOTICE ^s hereby given that the-limlersigned, Adiniiiistrttturspf.the! Estate of O. R. Bennett, dcceasedj/late of Smethport Boronuh, in pursuance of ail order from the Qrphnn's Court of M'lveari counfy.tothem directeil, will expose to sale or public .vendue,, at the Court House, in Smethport, M'Kean countyi Pa., on Tuesday, the-;*t\y«*rity-eie;hlh'*day o( February nextj at one 6|clock,, P.M., rif said day, the following real estate,1 to wit.:' : '¦ ] All that piece or parcel of. land situate in.thc Borough of Smethport,. M'Kean county'and State of Pennsylvania, bounded ah.d.described as fallows, to wit: That part of Square -numbered seventy-nine (79) in ..the'general; plan ol said town, within the following boundaries, viz: beginning at the north-west corner of said square? thance east one hundred, and ninety two (10P) feet to the building now occupied by Levi Wells, (now occupied by J.;C. Backits & Co.,)—being seventy-two:.: feet; fiom. the n...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

\ '^..P/AFEII tL0^^I,i i j^ Nb.-' ib.'-C'oiirila-na.'St. >Nejr..^ferJc.' "¦¦"' Directly opposite theWe'tern' llotii ¦: THE cROTON}kAHDFAiraUBI»a^ COHPAHY, (drganized in lS-jd, liridcr the' Gehcrat;Mariu? factoring Law'.ofthe, State of New. York.)". Offers at wholesale, in-quantities to suit purchasers, at' Manu(act*irerV lowest prices,, for Cash or. approved credits-r . Paper .Hangings, o'f every variety of style' and ¦price.' '..;;' .: ;.'..•¦' .'.--.' ''*V;'- '*':;¦• Borders to .match; Fire-Board Piints.' \ . Transparent WindoiV Shades. . . Oil.Piiirifed.Windovv.Shndes; ,• - WideiWihdow Ciirtaih Papers, aifd* Window Shade Fixtures. .. .. ' .'" Store Shades made to order arid Lettered, Of the'latest styles and .'superior finish, all. of their own manufacture and importation. ..As their stock is large'and:entirely new, they invite Merchants, Booksellers; and Dealers ,iii these articles, to call and examine, their styles and prices, whenever they visit the city; PATENT POC...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

.:V*:.:.;.;-.^:p.p*.I>.af:v;-'J _/ ^§-:i<ftisSf-:..;v:^':!.".^-';*\;*'AT'>>t:''';^ TAYLOR^ REGULA'FOR, /A.-Nt .Tdyfor has itotp in Store the* :" .-•'.•• Largest Stoei of NEW SIXMMEH GOODS Ever, brought into this County, Presenting UNEQUALLED ATTRACTIONS IN , EXTENTs. VARIETY, ELEGANCE, and ' .BEAUTY of design and coloring. ARE HERE. ; '•''• nSTpw is tHe Tiiiio To.Select from the Largest Stock and [Purchase Goods while ^PRICES ARE pdWISir ¦The Goods are Going Off lite .; HOT MESf-v FROSTY MORNING, And. those who wish to make Choice Selections SHOULD CALL EARLY: FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED. His Immense Stock consists of DftY^;€j;o.(>;p's, In Endless Variety. ,:\ PARASOLS AND, UMBRELLAS, . READY-MADECLOTHING, ... CLOTHS .& VESTINGS, * ' . MILLINERY GOODS, • . , LADIES' DRESS PRINTS, GINGHAMS, LAWNS,- _'..'"'. '.. :'' . '• ••;'¦ : LADIES' CHALLI & LAWN ROBES, Flounced, at SI- ' DEBAIZES, at.10 cts. In fact a Complete Assortment of...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 12 April 1860

Sc^^^pMi^a^ ^if^^t^msi^^tmic^^ THE¦'; ;UNDER^IGi*Eb:iWOIJLb'' resV ;•: PECTFULLY; ANNOUNCE TO THE CITIZENS OF ., • ... ;¦ . ¦ .':."'• ^/\.>\'[...':.': *.?¦¦'• •• ',' ;^Kean.;;OoTii'B.tya-That they hive located themselvin at ..'' i'M^E*rti:p6ii'T:^;.li;.'''jI.';;.'/.•. VF^r the purpose.of Manufacturing,...'."¦' PLOWS, SCRAPERS!, SLElGH.$HOE|^: . A.nd in fact.every .thing usually. madO'ttri; ¦ .COUNTRY; ^U^A(3£ t j ¦.:* Thorough experience,}^ the business, warrants'';»•'.• us in saying that^oian furnish as ',; ! GOOD WORK and at &iEASONABIB BICES : As can be.found elsewhere. Particular attantion will at.all times.be paid to ;S^'0:jp::B:B!l*;N^V\.v'v:; The celebrated C FRANKEINVILLE . and DUCHESS COUNTY IMPROVED PLOWS ' constantly oh hand.. Farmers and pthersygiva .... us-a call.. . '". E. VAN DYE^! & S.-A. WINO. . August 9, 1859. ; ..•'•¦.'." . NEW AGEICULTUBAL.SETTLEKENT. TO ALL WANTING FARMS, A RARE OPPORTUNITY IN A DELIGHTFUL AND HEALTHY CLIMATE 25 MILES ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 19 April 1860

ift'ftcmt dtountgJPcntcitrat ' PUBLISHED EVfij&Y THURSDAY MOB-NINO, ^ By J. B. OVIATT, SMETHPORT.,. M'KEAN COUNTY, PA. ¦ ;':. ¦ officEj:s^^co^wvof ruBLi gsocar* ¦ -¦¦¦ . ¦; TEfiKS:;-'\ :C^.6«J;in*dvanco, '\ Vi' -..-: .Bates of. Advertising. ^.-^ 1 Column ohoyol>r>-"'--":""'"'"^- ^l"v".'. * ./aOOII y, ..i .-«.. "vr^*"\.;.-„-„.---, i.'.-..,«oo „.. .,<- «. -"••••"••• •¦.;,_•„„. 2000 1 . '.<<¦-. nix moutliSi....-••• ",...;.',",.. J200 ^^ voo^^^f ^-^u^::^::- i«> «aoh sulMonnout insert.on - - ., •- • - Sa.i-""-*'*!yi* k 5 i "i;»: aonel. tho.' above. U». tSS™ ifol8 mS type,: « .igut; ""<* ™v«Vfc ?at rr^tt.VermBWiu!bn strictly adhered to'-JB . :|5u0mc00 Dircctori). ':~ A. ». HAJOJtH, , 'Surveyor, draftsman CoBTeyiocer .nd'Kdal Estate Agent, BmethrKirt, M'Kean county, Pa. < ¦ ~- B.I. WEIGHT, Wholesale and ilot.il tealor ioFamily. qroc*ne»i Per*, ¦ pintii- Rait; Ffeed, Boots ana filioes, «c, tvi., ¦ ¦ .liTthJArffii to^aW^gg^;...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 19 April 1860

The Greatest Duel on Record Ah bid Missisaippian furnishes the following to the Woodville (Miss.) Republican •¦, ! • The famous duel in which; forty or more genr tlemen were engaged, In 1828, is still remembered in. Natchez. Col. Jim Bowie,,.the fa; mous fighter and inventor of the knife- which bears his.name, used to spend a great deal pi his time in Natchez. : He was challenged by a gentleman of Alexandria, T.a., whose Jriends, to the number of twenty or more, accompanied liim to see fair-play, knowing Bowie was a desperate mail,.and had his own friends about liim. All parties went'lo the field. The combatants took their places in the center, separa> ted from their friends in the fear, far enough pot to endanger.them with their balls. Behold the battle, array thus : Twenty armed Lonisianians flfty.feet behfnd their champion' and his seconds and surgeon,1 and opposite;then.; as far, behind B.owie and his seconds arid surgeon, twenty armed Mississippiahs. Behold the hei...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 19 April 1860

A FEW PLAIN aUESTIONS A correspondent of the Christian Qtwvir asks of the Evangelist, and other anti-slaye'ty editors'who, are in.the habit: of denouncing slaveholding as a sin, a Categorical answer to the following.inquires, •.',-.•.' ' 1st. In thecoveriant which God made with Abraham, and.vhis'spiritual children,.which is understood to be the Gospel' covenant, was it wrong to provide for' the purchase of bondmen or slaves? Genesis, chap. 17f. 12 and 13. ¦ 2d. Was it wrong for the Arigelj when meeting Hagar in .the wilderness, fleeing from her mistress, who hod treated hbr badly,; to. send her. back into the state of servitude from which she had so happily escaped? Geri^ 10; 9. 3d. Was it wr' ons for Moses, acting under a direct commission from God, to authorize the Israelites to purchase bondmen, or slaves, from the heathen, arid leave them as. an inheritance to their children forever? ^evit. 25; 41,45,40. 4th. .'Was'.'it wrongforthe'Saviour,when-he healed; the Centurion's. ...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
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Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 19 April 1860

' - : — ¦*—• o ¦ m- ., '¦ '—^ ' Cerisus of 1860—Questions to bo :. . Answered. On.'the lstrof June','the work !of taking the census commences. It is desirable that it be taken with great accuracy, and to. unable tho Assistant Marshals who willbe engaged in the performances of this 4u*.y to have their work well done, it has been suggested that the publication of the questions necessary forall heads pp families'to answer, would be of great benefit. With this view, we publish the following list which we believe to he correct... ¦ In'theiiist place; if is necessary; to -write down the name of every person whose 'usual place of abode ori..the 1st day of: June,. 1SC0, was in the family,'— .. ; .. The age of each, sex and Color, -'vhe'her white, ' -'-•'black or mulatto,'. Profession, occupation or, trad? of each rnale person over fifteen years of age. Value of real estate owned.. Place of birth, naming the State, Territory or .Country. . . ..,.' Married withiri the year. Attended sch...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — McKean County Democrat — 19 April 1860

"I Did as the Rest Did." . This tame yielded spirit—this doing "as the rest did"—has ruined thousands.,;^ A young:man is invited by vicious comrinri" ions to visit the theatre, or gambling room.; or other haunts of licentiousnoss. He becomes dissipated,'spends his time, loses his credit; squanders his property, and at last sinks into an untimely.grave. What ruined him ? Simply "doing what the. rest did." '.'-. - A,father has a family of sons. He is wealthy. Other children in the same situation iri life do so/and so ; are indulged in this thing end that. He indulges his own in the same way. They grow up idlers, triflers. and fops. The father wonders why, his childrelii do not siiscced better. Ho has spent so 'rnuch money,on their educntion-^has given them advantages; but alas I. they are drily; a source of vexation and trouble. Poor man, he isjust paying the penalty of "doing as the rest did." This poor mother' strives hard' to bring up her daughters genteelly. , They learn w...

Publication Title: Mckean County Democrat
Source: Pennsylvania State University
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
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