Newspaper of The Democratic Advocate, December 6, 1866, Page 1

Newspaper of The Democratic Advocate dated December 6, 1866 Page 1
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rouuiE il-mmuer 2. I tH || DEMOCRATIC advocate. I -J# fjrii*Pi-wiet r , I 3 Hw. U | The Advocate is published every I TH6RSDVY MORNING, and furnished I Ilf not paid in advance Two Dollars will be I charged. No paper will be discontinued until I *tl arrearages are paid, except at our own I aption. RATES OP ADVERTISING. 1 square, 3 insertions, $1; each subsequent insertion 25 cents; 1 square three months SS.SO. x months SO. Business Cards of ten lines, or P' auirnm, SB. Mcr *tu#ww ii w#if n >fr lad,n i the paper: One-fourth of a column, per year, SI 5.0(1 Haifa column, ‘* - r, - ort One column, “ 40.00 HAND BILLS. A sixth of a Sheet, for 25, $1.50, for 100 $2.00. Quarter Sheet, for 25, $2.25, for 100, $2. t •> Half Sheet. “ 3.50. “ 5.00 cMm{\U ti xxn M ALE ACADEMIC INSTITUTE. * ' T E A (fll E to S U f \ I LITER Alt Y I) ERA R TMEXT. * j?c£? A , . , M s e’x!lfo r'SK .“’Ml r Miss M. Lou Furlong, M. E. L. Miss Mary V. Manning. Mr. IVm. S. Crouse. MUSIC A L 1) ERA R TMEXT. Mrs. Fannie R. Munroc. , \ MteH.UVO.hr.J. ;■■■■• THIS INSTITUTION will commence the FIRST SESSION of its SIXTH , scholastic year on WEDNESDAY. SEP* I TKMBER sth. 1866. Pupils will be re ceived at any Hnu , l and charged from time ■* I’ l ** AS A BOARDIXG SCHOOL. Its number of Boarding Pupils during'the past year was 20 females, and 15 males.— The Principal receives only seven females into his family: a number of others may hoard with approved families in the town. Those.’W/slting to occupy the vacancies, not yet filled, will please make early appli cation. The accommodations for Boarders are tiro separate buildings, built of brick. That for the Male Department is the residence of the Ret. JbV.vfilA.K Mcnßof.'( Father of the Principal), whose paternal care will be over his boarders; that for the Female Deport ment is occupied by the Principal. There will not be any communication between those departments. Each will be considered as n /jay du . imr a home Ao boarders. Number of Daj* Pupils, during tlio past year, 66, making a total of 107 Pupils. Accommodations are five commodious rooms, viz: The young men’s study room— the boys study room —tlieyoung ladies’ st udy rodm—the * Hrin*ry."iam| and the Lecture room. Departments. —Primary. Preparatory and Collegiate: three grades of classes in on Hi Department—ln Music, French and Gdr- , man. superior advantages. Latin taught gratuitously. PimWnii|rfp!ain and fancy); to Book-keeping; to Spelling, Read ing and Elocution. ■ Six grades of Tuition, from $1 up tp. . sl*2 per quarter. New Circulars just issued. For these address . _REV. JOHN A. MUNROE, tiimrn woa fiavnfi'' tmmT 'wiiffrißM ' MARYLAND RAILROAD. II Change of Time. 7 • r *' summer ajiuungbentr,,;.! On and after MONDAY. Mix 21st, 18CC® the Trains will run as follow*:’ ‘ Eastward, —Leave Union Bridge at 4.-ff 9 .VI M. aitdUlO P.Til •dhaJ - Leave Westminster at 5:40 A. M. and 9. t 5 A. M., and 2.57 P. M-j*’ dliow Westward. —Leave Baltimore at 9.15 A l . L- ] Arnve at Westminster at 11.43 A. M., 6.06 P. M. and 8.00 P. M. . ( Arrive at Union Bridge at 12.27 P. M.V dKMMfaAMPrMO .^h, B£EuFreight Trains daily each way, (ex cept Sunday.) teiC An Express Freight Car leaves Cal- Ter ®jj^SASC’rto^Ji h,raa - vs nnd goods for that car must be delivered before 3.00 P. M. For any information in regard to Freights . or Cars, apply to the undersigned at "West- 4 ■ •* i **“"’T **^l IftON, STEEL AND Leather Store I *'** tulooq MiTliii'.i’; oat ot ly} tn-Bl'icksmidu, Machinists Farmers, &hoc#whrs, .fipti, Coftmuycrs of Iron and Leather. npflTß fhi i citizens of Arttffro* qnd adjoining Counties, that they have just opened at their new Ware house, near the Depot, at Westminster, Md., * JOT*.! i n ,. Iron, gtceJ. feather, Hubs. Spokes, Fellows, and everything belonging 11 Ht? tfe, ~^h|sinesssj * kipds. of Blacksmith’s Tools *<3vy Hardware generally; also a com plete stock of >t ;■Aii) riADiYGSy j ] • ■’Mrll offered at fair prices. The attention of corasumers and dealers u. ? r ® invited to call and examine our sioclw /-,v * HOTEL, PETER H. HENRY, Y PROPRIETOR. IS now open for the accommodation of the travelling Public, and every possible al- Untion given to the comfort of guest. ' nov B.—Cm *mi ; * ; a FORTUNE FORSDME OSE ! Crosby Opera House ART ASStoCIATfON. Tlio Cirandcsit Art ProJfjct or TIJK ■HHT T-i I PRESENT CENTURY'. y- its success' decided] 1 *H > f i • ■ Subscriptions Pouring in fvo'm every qviartcr of the ,r'. , United States and the Canadas ! THE END RAPIDLY AITBOACgIXG : Subscribe at Once/ to be in Tiaie. The Drawing will positively bo made, Or the Money Refunded to Each Subscriber, As Gnaranteed. FIRST GRAND PREMIUM, THR CROSBY OPERA HOUSE, Value $600,000! Tim* remaining Premiums consist of over THREE HUNDRED Splendid OH Pain|ing,s, constituting a superb collection of Gehninely American Works of Art. • Shares only 85 cadi. *' • * ——— For $5 one Share or ccrtificafe, with one’ offthe following beautiful Steel Engravings; •‘The Little Wanderer,” by. Thomas Faed, “GaUiering Apples,” by Jerome Thompson, OB “IVestward Ho!” by Bead. For $lO two Shares, with the snperb Steel, • Engraving. .) ■. Washington Irving and Iris Friends.” For sls three Shares, with the fine Engraving “Mercy’s Dream,” bj - D. Huntington. For S2O four Shares or cttlficates, with the splendid Chromo Engraving (an exolu- - sive issue), - ; .:q “An American Autumn,” by J. F. Cropsey. While for SSO ten Shares or Certificates are issued, with A choice Artist's Proof of either “Irving & bis Friends.” “Morey's Dream,” or the “American Autumn.” * *■. , . * Take Special Notice ! !! Take Special Notice'!!! That all Subscribers receive their choice of one of the splendid Steel Engravings At the time they Subscribe! At the time they Subscribe 1 Thus receiving the value of their money at once!! ! t* 'A', j*.;.; t<: |vi f *' , DETAILS OF THE DRAWING, _ The Subscription Books, on being closed,, will be placed in the hands of the following gentlemen, who kindly consent to act as the Chicago members of the committee: ;: Wm. F. Cnolbaugh, Prcs't Union Nat Bank. Amos T. Hall, Troasarer C.-B. &, Q. 11. It. E. G. Hall, Hall, Kimbark & Co. Clinten Briggs, Ewing, Briggs & Co. J. C. Dorc. President of the Board pf Trn;lo. JamesH. Bowen, Prcs't Third Nat. Bank. James C, Fargo, fjup't Amcrlcoti Express. Francis A, Hoffman, Ex-Lieut. Governor. I. Y. Munn, Mann & Scott Elevator. J. A. Ellis, President Second Nat. Bank. 'Hresc gentlemen, together With such oth ersHrom different parts of’ the country as they may select to fa’rly represent the Share jfoldefs. will have the SOLE MANAGEMENT OF THE AWARD IN J • ” ALL ITS DETAILS, The Plan of the Award adopted is the following: . i r l)wb hundrftd and ten thousand numbers, representing the certificates issued, will he placed in one wheel, and three hundred and two tickets, inscribed with the names of the Premiums (to wit. the Opera House, three hundred Paintings, and the Bust of Lincoln), will be placed in another.. From these wheels a number and a premium will he i^jrq^unnltaeeously—the number drawn in each insfn’We taking tbe premium drawn j with it. ■ ■ IU, :■!> Mill j Special Card to the. Jieadcf. . The Crosby Opera House Arc Association is. up gift enterprise, and must not be con founded with Dollar Gift Concerts which hfttye been advertised to take place at the 1 Opera Mpuse, without the authority or con- proprietors. ; xi All orders for certificates or Shares, and afl special communications, should be ad dressed to U. H. CROSBY', Actuary At. A., and directed to THE ART INSTITUTE, t£.l 1 LiH*/No. ,Q2p N- Y. . IScß—Dcscriptive Catalogues, giving full particulars, sent free. nov 22. “rev l —r Q-reat Bargains AT Wholesaled Retail. MiFSimftß, OFFERS for sale at great Bargains, a large Stock of if'< Dry Goods, Notions, Boots, Slmfes, Hate, Caps, Carpe ting, Floor, Stair and Table Oil ' Wafidpw Shades, Paints, Oils, Glass, Groceries, Building and Cabinet Hardware, Nails, Queens and Cedanvare. I have comiected with my business Mcrchartt I have secured the services of a first’crass Cutter. We are prepared to make up work in the most fashionable style; also will make and cut good*.bought else where. ’.!>•' Call before purchasing and examine iwy large and varied stock. I have spared Sains to make as attractive as possjffle, in trie and price. • fx [ • JOHN L. REIFSNIDER.:. , ■ septSr -M ml; m-! fc H o ■ WM. P. MAI'T.SDY. CIIAS. U. KOHEUTP. MftULSBY A TTOIiXF. VS-A T- LA W AXV SOLIC ITORS IK CHAXCFR n -Haring associated themselves m the prac ; entrusted to their eharga Mr. Mauleby will visit Westminster whenever business requires it. Office directly Comri House. ’' *■ jai4-ly SUGAR! SUGAR!! A FINE lot of Brown apd White Sugars, Just received at inly 5 A. M. Warner’s. >! r * /IKlriE?!♦>?•*' ./. Ai; | .. . / { > T7 t . r - . I*l,Preserving* Oiif Us be Care Till to Preserve also Our Civil Liberties. WESTMINSTER MD. THURSDAY DECEMBER, 6 1860. — ——. —rz — .J _r 1 -*■ j jjurr XTaltiable Farm at PRIVATE SALE. ■ :l V' " TUB. Subscriber, having 4efortuned to remove from the State, ‘offers at Private Sale, the valuable Ohd highly irnproved farm, whereon heJiitiJyxe.sidcd, now occu pied by F. in Carroll coun fyjJ units Nhrth Md., and halt a milc foom the Oeltvsburg turnpike at Huff s Hotel, containing 100 ACRES, of Land, more or less. The improvements consist of a largp Frame p- £ mWm roi.se, ®nr) two Stories and an Attic carefully built and splendidly last four years, with 1 nrge pbrehos and every convenience, and surrounded with fine large shade trees. Also a largo , Darn, Carriage HoOse, Smoke House, Stcfne Dairy with a neror failing Spring of good water near the ■Dwelling, and all other necessary outbuild ings—the whole being new and in complete order. The land is naturally of good quality, has been well limed, and is in a high state of cultivation at the present lime.” If is laid off into convenient fields, under excellent fencing. .There is a due proportion ofgood WOODLAND, and the farm is well watered, Bear Branch , r, *! l !il n Sj] lroll Sl l jJ. There is about 15 acn s of natural meadow. There is a fine Apple Orchard of tlfe Wstfruk, and an abundance of other fruittreea, such as Peaches, Pears. Cherries, Apricots Ac.—all careful ly selected And in bearlngeonditioti. The attention of purchasers is specially directed to this property as it is seldom that any so snlendidly improved, and in such good condition is offered. , Those wishing to view the farm will please call on the tenant. Mr. Burgeon; or on Mr. Levi Evans. The above property, will -he sold low. For terms and other particulars apply to Prize! 1 & Manning, or Mr. Levi Evans, my agents, at Westminster Yfd. or address the undersigned at Parkersbuyg.West Virginia. Possession given April i, 18G7. Oc!4-tf HENRY W. HEIRD. For Sale or Rent THE Subscriber wjll sell his FARM, (late Dr. Eiehelbergers.) containing 308 M ACRES 1 OF LAM), lying in the South East corner ofthe Era mittsburg District, and bounded on the east by the Monococy River, about four miles from Alt. St. Mary's College. A countv road runs oast and west, dividing it about - aii attractive place in a good and beautiful nekliboihoyd. surrounded by churches, schools, mills and stores, and-the proposed rente of the ’Western Maryland Railroad within two miles. There are on this tract from 100 to 120 acres qf PRIME TIMBER. The remainder is arable, its natural quality of soil inferior to none in thoneigliborhood, and watered by never failing springsrnnning through e+6fy field, exccjvt one. The farm will readily admit of division, there being two acts of'bmWjtigs thereon— each with abundance -of fruit, and will be fiold entire or divided, and on terms almost wholly at the option of the buyer. A first class lime kiln of 10*50 Bushel CapsiclSy. was built last year, and a system of liming commenced of 2000 bushels per,annum, with a liberal application of bouc dust, and other improvements. if not sold before Dcc’r Ist it ivill be for rent. For further particulars, applicants for purchase are referred to Dorns Groff. Esq., Double Pipe Creek Post Office Carroll county,.or to Josiah Dnttercr, merchant ad- the farm on the west —Graceham Frederick county Post Office, or to fbe un dersigned. Those for renting will apply on ly to the subscriber. Possession given on the Ist of April next, perhaps sooner if de sired- JOS. baUgher, sepG-tf . . n Frederick, Md. Valuable Farm at Private Sale. THE subscriber, finding it inconvenient to manage his two farms, offers at Pri vate Sale his FARM, adjoining the one on which he resides, in Taney town District, Carroll county, Md., about 3 miles S. W. of Taneytown on the road leading from said Town to Frederick by Double Pipe Creek, containing about . 190 ACRES OF LAND- This land is of good quality, and produces well—equal to any iu the neighborhood— • aud well limed over, most of it twice within a few years- There arc about 40 ACRES 0F WOODLAND, of good thriving timber, mostly Oak and Walnut.— Aisc) a sufficient quantity of Meadow. The Improvements consist of a good sub stantial Stoxk Dwei.uxg • HOUSE, j^r^t 62 by 88 feet, with large fine rooms, and two excelient Cellars; a good BANK BARN 68 by 41 feet;. Smoke. House, Stone Dairv over a never falling Spring ofgood water-; Carriage House ; Wagon Shed ; Corn Crib; "Grawnryiee. This iki m good fen cing; ■ Orchard of the Finest Fruit; has the advantage of water in every field ; and Piney Creek flows through the place. It i$ situated in a good'neighborhood, ncai- to MiUe, Schools and Churches ; and •boot 3 miles from the line ofthe Western Maryland Railroad as proposed to be ok tended. ’ Thrifts liberal, and itShde to suit purcha r!3f?r VT >1 v Address the subscriber, at Tahcytown P. 0. Carroll county Md. sepfi-tf IVILLIAM SHAW IMPORTANT TO OIL BURNERS! > ■ ATBB'subbcrlhctf having purchased the ex dusi're right to make and sell in Westmrn , .sfcrDisfricf, Carroll county Md., Jai)n,’s Eotcpt Ameijcan Burning Fluid, hereby informs the public that he is prepared , tp sell, at his residence in Pleasant Valiev. ; .near Hess on's Store, any quantity of said Burning Fluid, at 50 cents per gallon, and also Family li*f;nTfyou reasonable terms, to arty person ip said District to make Mid use tje same, by which means they can be sup plied still cheaper with this best and cheap est of all Lights. , A. J. KOONTZ. X novl3-2ra I ) „ f . i r i Jk'“* * , CLAD NEWS •<i FOR THE UNFORTUNATE. BELL'S SPECIFIC REMEDIES Are warranted jn all Case?, for the Speedy tint! Permanent .Cure of all diseases arising from 1 sexual excesses or YOUTHFUL INDISCRETION, "Seminal Loss, Nightly Emissions, and Sensual Dreams; Genital, Physical and Nervous De bility. Impotence, Gleet, Sexual Diseases, Ac. IV o Change ofDlel Is Necessary. They can bo used without detection, and never faH to effect a cure, if used'according to in structions. Bell’s Specific Pills, Price One Dollar per Box : nr Six Boxes for Five Dollars: also Large Boxes, containing Four Small, Price Three Dollars. From four to six are generally requir ed tO cure ordinary of Seminal Weakness and Emissions, though benefit is derived from using a single box. r In Chronic cases, and particularly when Im potence or Genital Debility with Nervous Pros • tration has affected the system. Bell’s Tonic Pills Are recommended as the most Efficacious. Ro juvinching and Invigorating .Remedy in the world. A Package, Price Five Dollars, will last a month, and is generally sufficient. 1 . ! In extreme case? of Debility and Impotence BELL’S EXTERNAL REMEDY. Price Two Dollars, sufficient for a mouth, can be used to good advantage. It |rivos Strength to the Organs, and. with the Pills, will restore them to their normal condition. A Pamphlet of 100 pages, on the ERRORS OP YOUTH, designed us a Lecture and Caution to Young Men, sent free. Tea Cents required to pay postage. CAUTION! The above Remedies have now been before the Public many years, and their great success in the alleviation of human misery, has excited the cupidity of several parties, 'who use the name"‘'Specific Pills,’ copy pn - labels, circu lars qrid advertisement’, sometimes word for word, and put up worthless compounds that disappoint thejust expectations of the purchaser If yon cannot purchase Bell's SrEciFic Rem edies of your Drwirgiit, take no other, but send the money direct to Dr. .taxes bryan, Consulting Physician, 819 Broadway, New York, and yon will receive them by return of mail, post paid, and free from observation. mffim Hat More laluamo Uiau mold I Bryan’s Life Tills PURIFY gggt BLOOD ,

Remove Headache, Dizziness, Giddiness, Drow siness, Unpleasant Dreams, Dimness of Sight, Indigestion. Cleanse the Stom ach and Bowels; , , Insure NEW LIFE in the debilitated, and Rent ore the Sick to Perfect Health. 1 Purely Vegetable, Try them ! they only cost 23 cents, and if yon cannot get them of your Druggist, send-the money to Da. JAMES BRYAN, Consulting Physician, 819 Broadway, New York. And they will be sent by return mail, postpaid. TO LADIES. If yon require a reliable remedy to restore you. and remove Irregularities or Obstructions, WHY NOT USE THE BEST ? Every Lady knows the slightest irregularitv of nature Is liable to bring on Headacno* Gid diness. Low Spirits. Fainting. Hysterics, Ac.; then the bloom pf health fades.'the appetite fails, and othersymptoms more distressing com mence, as—Weakness, Spinal Complaint, the Whites, Prolapsus, Ac. Ac. A NE\ ER-FAILING REMEDY will be found in Dr. Harvey's Female Pills. The experience of thirty years has proved they have no equal for Removing Obstructions and Irregularities, no matter from what cause they arise. They arc Safe and Sure in everv case. Upwards of 30.000 Boxes arc sold annuallv, and nO complaint of their efficacy is ever beard, ’ for they accomplish what they are represented to do. • , j Sold in Boxes, xautainuia Sixty -Rill*. Price One Dollar. Dr. Harvey's Golden Pills . Is a remedy' four degrees stronger than the above, and intended for special cases of long standing. ■ Price Five Dollars per Box. t A PRIVATE CIRCULAR to Ladies, with fine Anatomical Engravings, sent free on receipt of directed envelope and stamp. Send for DU. HARVEY'S PRIVATE MEDI CAL ADVISER, addressed to Females —04 pages—giving full instructions and information, 10 cents required for postage. If you cannot purchase the Pills of your Druggist, they will be sent by mail, post paid, i secure from observation, on receipt of the money, by Dr. JAMES BRYAN, Consulting Physician, July 12-ly. 819 Broadway, New York. f§s NOTICE. Watclies, Clocks, JEWELY, SILVER PLATED WARE. ‘ SPECTACLES, SILVER, GOLD, PLATED & STEEL WATCH CHAINS, - AT MO ORB’S Jewelry Sto e. Near Rail Hoad, Westminster. BQJuWatches, Clocks, and Jewelry, care fully Repaired,and warranted. WILLIAM. MOOEE. June 14. • : TO PRESERVE FRUIT. 1 THE EXCELSIOR FRUIT JAR, war • ranted perfectly air tight, the greate*t im ■ provement out, it surpasses all that has yet 1 been on exhibition, its construction is aun- V pie, strong and durable and the best of all 5 cheap. Which is now on exhibition and for sale at Massie & Co’s. ALL kinds,of Job Work neatly executed at the “Democratic AdtoVate” Office. THE tOAqiERUD CASXKK BY “moTXA,” [The Rer.P. J. Ryan.. Catholic Pricsf of Knoxville , THoccse of Xaxhvitlc, Tennessee- J Furl that Banner, for ’tis weary ; Round its staff 'tis drooping dreary ; Furl it, fold it, it is best; For there’s not a man to wave it, And there’s not a sword to save it, And there’s not one left to lave it In the blood’whlch herpes gave it; And its foes now scorn and brave it; Furl it — hide it —let it rest. Take that banner down, ’tis tattered! Broken is its staff and shattered! And the valiant hosts are scattered, Over whom it floated higk. Oh! ’tis hard for ns to fold it! Hard to think there’s none to hold it Hard that those who once unrolled it Now must furl it with a sigh. Furl that Banner—furl it sadly— Once ten thousands hailed it gladly, And ten thousands wildly, madly, Swore it should forever wave— Swore that fqcman’s sword would never Hearts like theirs ctitwinod dissever, Till that flag should flnnt forever O’er their freedom or their grave. Furl it! for the hands that grasped it; And the hearts that fondly clasped it, Cold and dead are lying low ; , Andr that Banner —it is trailing! While around it sounds the wailing Of its people in their woe., . For, though conquered, they adore it! Lovqthe cold, dead hands that bore it! Weep for those who fell before it! Pardon those who trailed and and tore it! But oh! wildly they deplore it Now who furl and fold it so. Furl that Banner ! true ’tis gory, Yet ’tis wreathed around with glory, And’twill live in song and story, Though its folds arc in the dust; For Its fame on brightest pages, Penned by poets and by sages, Shall go sounding down the ages — Furl its fold though now we must. Furl that Banner, softly, slowly, . Treat it gently —it is holy— For it droops above the dead, Touch it not—unfold it. never, Let it droop there furled forever, . ! For its people’s hopes are dead ! Suits Against Judges of Elec tion fur Rejecting a Vote- Judgment of Justice Forres ter—One Hundred Hollars lor Plaintiff In Each Case—Jus tice Forrester’s Opinion. In the cases of Alexander M. Briscoe the judges of election in the fourth precinct of the nineteenth ward, which were tried before Justice Forres ter by F. E. P. Drooke, Esq., for plain tiff. and H. Stock ridge, Esq., for de fendants, last week, the justice yester day gave judgment in favor of plaintiff for SIOO damages against each of the defendants, and : Iso delivered the fol lowing written opinion : .if These three several actions were in stituted before me by the plaintiff, Al exander M. Briscoe, to recover from each of the defendants, Samuel Feast Jr., Robert O. Waterworth and Arthur Mc- Clellan, the sum of one hundred dollars damages for injury sustained by the plaintiff, in that the defendants, being judges of election 1 of the fourth precinct of the nineteenth ward, did, on the 6lh November, 18G6, willfully and fraudu lently refuse to receive the vote of the said plaintiff, he having been duly reg istered and legally entitled to vote at said election. The defendants admit that the plain tiff was a registered voter on the list furnished them by the officer of rqgis-. (ration, and that they refused to receive his vote, hut contend that they arc jus tified in the.course pursued by them on ground that the plaintiff was. reported to be a disloyal mao, and when he pre sented himscll at the polls, and was put on his oath, he did not answer the ques tions propounded to him by them as judges of election in a satisfactory man ner. The defendants, in justification of their conduct, plead (in the language of the Court gf Appeals in the c:\se of Bcvard vs. Hoffman ct. ah, 18th Mary land Reports,. 479, &c.,) that they were “public officers acting faithfully and honestly In the discharge of their duties, and within the limits of their constitu tional power;” that “the law confided to them the duty of expressing judgment in the discharge of their functions,” and that the plaintiff “had a fair and honest exercise of judgment in his case, which is all the law entitles him to, antj al though the judgment may he erroneous and the plaintiff injured, it Is damnum aLsqiie injuria , for which no action lies.” Th .-se cases, having created A great deal of interest in the community, and the question involved in tlwm being of the highest importance, I have given to them the most careful consideration in my power within the limited time al lowed me to mature my judgment. The principal question raised iff the adjudication of these actions, and which is the gist of the controversy before me, is whether or not, since the law passed by the General Assembly for the regis tration of voters has been carried into effect, the judges of election have the right to judge the qualification of voters, and in the exercise of their judgment to exclude persons from voting whose names have been ontc'red on the list of qualified voters by the officers of regis tration ? It is apparent, from the language of the constitution, that the object of the framers of that instrument, in confcr ring power upon the General Assembly “to provide by law for a uniform regis- (ration of the names of voters in this State” (art. 1. sec. 2.) was “for the pre servation of the purity of elections,” ■ (art. 3, sec. 41.) Previously to the adoption of the constitution and the passage and carrying inth effect of the registry law, “the right of the citizen to vote—the question of qualification or disqualification of the person offering to vote—was committed to the judges of election, who were constituted quasi judicial officers, clothed with the power ,and discretion necessary for the perfor mance of the duty of ascertaining the facts that entered into the inquiry.”— Experience having demonstrated that this mode of ascertaining the status of the person who offered to vote was rad ically defective, and that the judges of election could hilt imperfectly discharge the duty imposed upon them, and that the ballot-box was being polluted in consequence of the defective manner in which the qualification of voters was determined, the framers of the constitu tion wisely provided for another mode of accomplishing the same end with better results, and the General Assem bly introduced the new system of ascer taining who to the right ofthe elective franchise by requiringall persons'claiming that, right to go before the officers of registration and have the same determined in advance of the time of holding the elections. Justice \Yei sel. of the Court of Appeals, in his opinion filed in the case of Anderson vs Baker* etal.,(uot yet officially reported.) in speaking of the new mode of ascer taining the qualification or disqualifica tion ofthe person claiming the right to vote, says : “It hits the advantage of as certaining before the days of election nh arc qualified to vote at the elections ichnt they (irrircT THc act providing for the registration of voters constitutes the officers of reg istration the sole and exclusive judges of the qualification of voters. They are required to cuter on the books of regis tration every person '■'•who shall satisfy them that he s qualified to vote under the provisions of the first article of the constitution and the laws of this State.” Upon them devolves all the duties for merly imposed upon the judges of elec tion, and they are clothed with all the powers formerly exercised by the judges of election iu determining the qualifica tion of voters. Justice Weisel says;. “The judges of election are, by this' means, relieved from duties which they could but imperfectly perform in the brief space of one day at the crowded polls of an exciting election.” lie further says, in alluding to the change effected by the passage of the registra tion act. that “the qualifications of the voters were the same t hen as now. They were Jmlgcd of then ly the judges of election, instead of aSnoir, ly the. officers of registration .” On this point Chief Justice Bowie, in his opinion, filed in the case of An derson vs. jßaker ct al,, says: “Under . the old system the judges determined the, qualifications or the voter at the polls; under the new, the registers as certain and enroll beforehand those whrt are qualified and those who are disqual ified.” It is perfectly clear from the language of the registration act, and the opinion ot the judges of the Court of Appeals who have reviewed it, that the officers of registration arc duly constituted and empowered to determine as to whether or not the person who presents himself for registration is qualified to be entered upon the lists of registered Ypterff. The constitution makes the proceed ing of the officers of registration, viz ; the list furnished by them (o fire jffdgcs of election, evidence of the qualification ofthe person registered to vote. The question is raised in this case as to whether or not the fact of the person being registered is conclusive evidence of his right to vote ? In my judgment, after the name of a person has 6ffce been entered on the list of qualified to r tors, such entry is conclusive evidence of his right to vote at all elections there after held until the registry list is cor rected in the manner prescribed by the fourteenth section of the registration act; that is, by registers appointed by the Governor. lam sustained in this , view by the opinion of Justice Cochran, filed in the case above referred to, who says : “We have found that the consti tution provides for ascertaining, by a registrat ion of voters, to whom the priv ilege of voting was extended, and that it clothed the officers charged with this duty, to the exclusion of courts and ju ries, with'the full power, and jurisdiction to hear and finally determine all ques tions as to the right of voting and regis tration. If this was not the case, if the judges of election could review the proceedings of the officers of registration, and were empowered to set aside their action by excluding persons from voting whose names were entered on the registry list, they could as well add to the registry list the names of persons excluded by the registers, or receive the votes of persops not registered, and by this means could virtually abrogate the whole registry law and defeat the very object for which it w is provided, to wit, the preservation of the purity of elec tions. I think it is perfectly clear, from the letter of the constitution and the act of Assembly for carrying the provisions thereof into effect, as well as from the decision of the Court of Appeals, that the judges of election are divested of all jurisdiction tn determining the qualifi cation of voters, and as this portion of the duty which formerly devolved upon them has been transferred to and is now performed by the officers f of registration, their only duties in conducting elections arc to receive the ballots of the persons > TERMS—SI.S3 IHI ADTAKCG whose names arc entered on the list of qualified Voters by the officers of regist ration—cxercisingdue caution to know that the person offering to vote is the identical person whose name is entered upon the list of qualified voters—and to certify the result of the elections in the manner prescribed by law. It is my'judgmcnt that the penalties prescribed by the registration act fbr a violation of the provisions thereof, and • of the first article of the constitution by the judges of election, were incorpora ted therein to prevent the judges of election from tampering with the rights of persons who have been duly regis tered, and that a refusal on the part Of the judges of election to receive the’ vote of a person whose name has bfectf duly entered on the list of qualified Vo ters by the officers of registration ren ders them liable to he proceeded a<rains£ for a violation of the provisions of said act. As to the question of the disloyalty of the plaintiff, which has been set up as a defense against these actions, and ground of justification for the conduct of the defendants in refusing to receive his vote, the fact of his having* volun teered in the military service’ of the United States, and having been honora bly discharged therefrom, is conclusive evidence of his right to have been reg istered. But if he was thoroughly dis loj'al, aad entirely disqualified to regis ter as a legal voter, and the officers of registration had placed his name on the list of qualified voters, and he made application to the judges of election to vote, they had ho power to refuse ttf receive his vote. If the officers of reg istration violated the law, they arc amenable to its penalties ; but the judges of election cannot constitute themselves a court of review to pass upon the ac tion of the officers of registration, or to convict the person registered of disloy alty to. the government. That is r 6 part of their duty in conducting the election. From the consideration which 1 hare been able to give this subject, I- am of opinion thatjtheplaintiff has been great ly injured by being deprived of hie right to vote, and that he should be in demnified for the injury which he has sustained. The right of which he has been deprived, iq the language of the Court of Appeals, “is justly esteemed as one of die most precious and valua ble belonging to the citizen, and cannot be too highly prized or too carefully protected.” It would be idle for courts' of justice to place so high an estimate upon the existence of a right, and yet fail to afford an adequate redress when •it is violated. The measure of damage awaftled should bo commensurate with the injury sustained; and. as no greater injury can he sustained by an American citizen than to be deprived of the right of enjoyment of the elective franchise, I believe it to he my duty to award dam ages to the extent of my j-nrkdietiotf,- and have, therefore, rendered judgment against each of the defendants for the sum of one hundred dollars and costs. It is supposed that the defendants these cases will appeal from the judg ment of Justice Forrester to the Court of Common Pleas. A Ready Answer. That eccentric preacher, Lorenzo Dow, was once stopping at a hotel in New Turk, kept by a man named Bush. Among the guests was a General Root. They occasionally made themselves irtef ry at Lorenzo’s expense. One day Gen. Boot began upon him thus : “Mr. Dow, you tells us a great deal about heaven. Now, I want you to tell me plainly what sort of a place heaven is.” With im perturbable gravity, the preacher replied “Heaven gentlemen, is a smooth, rich, fertile country; there isn’t a hmh ,or a root in it, and there never will be!” The Root and Bush subsided, and Mf. Dow Wasn’t further troubled. Suit Against General Butler.— B A suit has been commenced before the Supreme Court in New York, by John H. Lester, against General Butler, chat; ging him with false imprisonment and' with fraudulent conversion of property. The damages arc laid at one hundred thousand dollars for the first offense, and fifty thousand dollars for the latter. It is alleged that Mr. Lester received a free pass from Secretary Stanton dur ing the war to bring his family North. General Butler disregarded the permit and imprisoned him. It is said that the negroes of Mobile established a savings bank a short time since, and it got alongswimmingly until a circus came along, when the depositors drew all the money out in order to at tend it. A man being asked, as he lay sun ning himself on the gras what was the height of his ambition, replied, “To marry a rich widow with a bad cough.” The papers record the case of a young girl in Maine whose blood changed to sugar. We know some girls down this 1 way who are all sugar. The question, “Why printers do not succeed as well as brewers V* was thus 1 answered : “Because printers work for the head, brewers work for the stomach; and where twenty have stomachs only one has brains.” “I would not be a woman, for then I could not love her,” says Montague.— Lady M. W. Montague, says “The only objection I have to he a man is that 1 should then have to marry a woman.” The newest Yankee invention is an umbrella with a. gutter aroundAhe edge and a spout at one corner. I