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Alleganian (Newspaper) - July 26, 1865, Cumberland, Maryland 'ft VOLUME II. CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND, WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 1865, NUMBER 12. DVBKY WEDNESDAY MORNING. Offlco on Mcchaniu Street, near tho National House. TERMS OF SUBSCllll'TION Ttt'O DOLLARS ytar, in nilvaare. jubjcnpliuQ lukca fur a tbuii BII uionthd. IPlrootosry. .licc of the Circuit Hon. J t-iak of tlic Circuit IIOlU UK ItUB' of 1IOOVEU. RASIL T. ttAKLlTZ. GDI. A. TIIRTsTOX. JAMKS CIUSIIOLU, Ju. of tlie Orphan's Court J. II. II. CAMWELL, DOUGLAS A. M. L. BUSH. Cuuutr CHARLES CUJA1I FKIKXD, JUII.V BKI.L. J. II. STALMSnS. J. L. TOWNSIIKND. Tii P. L. Ck-rlv. lu JAC'Oll JUIOW.V. WHOLESALE i 1IKT.UI, LKIU IN S, CIIKMICA1.S, TAINTS. OILS. (.AMI'S am! LAW COOD'J, iiHY. ami KASUV TOILET AKTICLIM Corner of and Mechanic Mrwta. Juro S, JAM1W -U. SCHLKY'S OFFICE. nxsr or WILLS- WIUJAM PKVECMOX. AT LAW, >rn. rff-flfHce of rrifk, in the inotnus OnVi- uf tlic Utc Thuttto DeTccmaii. Jdnunrv 1 1. 1S63. !I. l.r, FKVUK k CO.. DRUGGISTS CII.EMISTS, 0 Lrttiee't Lfartv .j- .S'.T-'j, JOHN K. BUCK. and Paper Hanjrr, And Dna'er in "Wall Paper, Blinds, Curtains, etu.. elc. IWto. tff rtwn abort TOM- Office. M. M. KEARNEY. thaler m wrXIB. THIS, PROVISIONS HSU, CHr.ESK, 'luIIACX'U, CIGAR.-1, n I' A. M. L. Tntvir- ra Stow, Cunilwrlmul. Mil. J'n> HI, J6M. HU.MBIKD LONG, DtJlc-s in Iron, Steel, fultcrj't Mtrrader's old Mind, corner Rutimorc and .Mo f h.-mc Elnvrj. FBEDEKICK MINKE, Dealer in Footi, biiors, Taps. dr., Mvftjig'i 3 Story alrwt. WILLIAM MOKEHEAP, Manufacturer of Copper, am! SIiccMron Wans mat the briilpp, HALK SW Dcibr in Stationery and Fancy Under Ktlviderp Hftll, Ilaltitnou street. OOXDKK, IlniUr in Ilcady-maile Collars, Cravnts, SIIIKTS, llHAWKIf, ere., JUltimoru utrrtl, the PoM-otlier. SAjiUKlKlDKLBKRC: KR, MERCHANT TAILOR, A X II C I. 0 T III i: U llnhiTiiMin idrrrt, lirar llic 1'iiMic A. P. SHEI'HEUli, Urnltr in lirj- Wnods, farprllntr. "MeKsij'i 3 Story Block, IJ.iltn. KJiLEXJJKCK JOHNSON, Dealers in florks Watrhcs, Jewelry, Silrrr and I'LATKD etc., SVit diKir to 1'iist-Onicc, nnllimtirr JOHN u. wruKXEu. JCSTHB OF THE F'EAfE. Oflicr nn Btltintnre strwl. rear the I'ulilic SAMUEL II YAMS' BostQurant and Saloon, Dloclf, liaUiroorc street. Dry Goods House. CO., IMo. 312 Baltimore Sti-cut, Howard and Liberty BALTIMORE, Keep constantly on hand, n nnil Attrsctire Slock of Foreign nnd Uniucnlic Dry Goods, Notions, And oar made for we will l.c prejwred W thj oflercd in this or other Janusry IB, Cm __ GRISDSTOXKSI! IjT Hinstantly on liautl Inrpo lot of tlic rindstonrs. nnd for lir IIDMIUUD k LOKO. pOIL CILU.V., All-tizn nf Coil Ciinln on lund for silf hy HOMniKl' t I.OhO. BEGISTRATIOK LAW. An Act rotating to the Registration of the Voters of tho Btatc. SECTIO.V 1. lie it enurtrJ iy lite Gcneml AttcmUy nf Tlmt llicre hliall lie Iliu GoTurnor, frotu among tliu citizens of the Stale known for loyalty, firiiiiieis nnd uprijjl', tlireu iicrson.s fur each varil in (he city of L'aHiniore, nnd for each election di.-trict in the Mjvcnil cuutuiu-s of the State, who shall be styled officers uf ri'giitratioii, trho shall register the iiuuiea of all free white male person's claiming and en- titled to (he right (if elective res- ident in, or tfiuporary absent front the sev- eral wards of thu city of ISaltitnore, thu sev- eral election districts in the counties, in the manner heroin jircseribed, and the of- ficers of registration i-hall rewive for their -erviccs the stun of three dollars for eaeh nnd every day occupied and required in dis- charging thu duties on them under thi? act, any two of whom shall be compe- tent to act, and any vacancies in any board uliall be filled by the Governor from aiiMng the citizens of the Slate as hereinbefore pro- vided. All officers of registration before entering upon the discharge nf their duties us >hall tate the oath promribed in the Constitution, and the samu in the book of registration for their respective n.irds or election districts. f-'i'c. Ami it rnndnl, Tlmt the Governor .-ippoiut three penons-n? of- liecra nf registration, whcso duty it shall be to register the soldiers of this State in the military service of the United States, and Mien persona in tho navjl hcrvice of tha I'nitcd Status, af may be rUttioncd at con- venient and accessible pojls, who are absent from their n-gu'ir places of voting on .ic- pounl of pueh ferviec; and it shall ho the duty of >aid officers of ragistraticn to the diflerent regiments, camps and hospitals or other posts whore .said soldiers may be, for the purpose of ascertaining and register- ing all such as shall or may be qualified to according to the provisions of the Con- j stitutiou ind laws of this State, nnd taid ol- j fleers of rcgislrjtion shall perform said duty in like manner is required in other sec- tions of this aet, and shall return luc'ir book" or lifts of regislralion for the different coun- ties aad the city of IJaltimore, to such oln- ccra of in the slid city or ouin- ties, a- the Governor shall designate, on or before the first day of eighteen Imr.'Jrrd and Msty-fne, and it shall be tile dat) of the officers of registration tonhotn such returns shall be made, the names returned to ba icgistcred in the election dif-'.rictp of their respective c.Tuntica or wards in the city rf Rnltimorc in which said soldirrs reside, or are entitled to veto; and in addition In the per dirm al- loncd by this act to officers of registration, they shall be allowed thrir ncec'siry trtivcl- ing eipen-es fur the diicburcu of the duties impoj-cd by this net. f-Ve. Ami If it Tiiat it shall be tlie duty of said officers of registration, after having received tho regi-tcr of said to furnish a certified of the duly qualified voters on Mich lists to the County Commissioners of the several coun- ties and the Maj-or of the city of Hjttinioro, on or before the fifth day of October, eigh- teen hundred and sixty-file, to be by them or him transmitted to the Judge appointed to dike the votes of the said hohiier'', as ili- reeled by I.iw. Sec. -I. And la it enacted. That, the Governor shall lu be prepared Ntiit-iblc books for the registration of names and required by lliis net, to be furnished to e.iid ofiJeers of registration in each ward iu the city of Ifiillimuro and election dinlricts of the several counties, at thr cost of said city and the rcspc birth; Jiflh, thu time hu has resided in the city of lialti- iiiorc ur the county iu which be is to be rrg. istered; sistli, if uaturnlized, thcdutu of his Gnal paper ur certificate of naturalization, and thu court, county, and State whence is- sued; if disqualified, thu cause or reason of di-jiialifiratiou, iion-resi- deliCB, non age, alienage, infituiy, lunatic, or niiH-cumjMii tnriitie, disloyalty, uud'ir the section of Article first uf the Consti- tution, or bribery us described in the fifth section of paid firft Article; ilylith, the name of (jualified votcrn, omitting frum Enid eol- 11111113 the nainus of disijualificd persons, and inserting iu lieu thereof the names of one or more witnesses by whom the was proven, if the disqualifying cause arises from the proi-isions of the fourth or fifth sec- tions, of said first Article. Sec. 0. Jk it tuailrtl. That it shall be the duty of the officers of regi-tration before entering any name on the register of voters, to diligently enquire and ascertain that such person has not done any of the acts which are declared in the third, fourth nnd fifth sections of the said first Article of the Con- stitution, as causes of disqualification, and if the evidence brought to their knowledge slinil sati.-fy them tint hu is disqualified un- der either of said they shall not enlur his nnmu as a voter in said eighth col- umn or rcpister of qualified voter', but shall carefully exclude it Uicrcfrum. notwithstand- ing he may have taken the oath of allegi- ance prescribed in -ection four of said first Article of the Constitution. Sec. 7. He it ciiaileJ, That the officers, of registration dial! not allow the name of any foreign-born citizen or resident to be entered in said eighth column or register of qualified voters unless his naturalization pa- pers be produced1 and exhibited to them, and by them be endorsed with the dale of their exhibition, and entering in the sixth column the facts required iu the third section of this act. Sec. S. K' it taadeil. That it shall be the duly (if said officers of registration f0 enter in the slid register of qualified voters the name of every person who shall satisfy tht'tu that he is qualified to vote under the provisions of the first Article of the Consti- tution and the laws of the State, or who shall prove to their satisfaction that be will be of age and so qiulificd to vote on or bcfuru the day of tho next ciisuinir cki'tion. ?cc. J'c it rmtclr.l. That it shall be the duty of the raid officer) of registration or a majority of them, to meet and sit at some convenient place in the reveral wtrds of tho city nf lijliimori! and the several ul- ectinn dirtricls nf the counties for which tbty shall be appointed, the first Tues- day and Wednesday of every week, fiom the first Monday in August, to the third Wed- nesday nf September inclusive, for the pnr- piise of discharging their duties as officers of registration aor.irding to the provisions this acl, an.l they sW! give of Ihc time and place of meeting at least ten days before the day of their firtt meeting, publication in three newspapers iu the city of Baltimore, one of which shall be pub- lished in the German language, and onu or more nuwspaper.1 in each county having the largest circulation, ,iud also by handbills potted at such public places as they m.iy se- lect, in the sex-cral precincts in the city of llallimure and the election district? of the several counties, and in casu of making a change in the place of meeting, they shall at once publish in papers notice of such change herein prescribed; s.iid notices and publications to be paid for by the Maynraud City Council uf 15altiniorc, and the Cottuty Cummissioiicrs of the several counties. Sec. 10. Jle it cnncteil. That tho said officers of registration, for the purpose of facilitating them in tho discharge of their duty, shall sit on the of meeting for the purpose itf registration from nine o'clock lo five r. 31. Sec. 11. Jlc !l rnnrtc'1, That iU.-hall be the duty of said officers of rcgittration ns soon as practicable after the f aid third AVcJ- in September, and licforo the second Saturday iu October, to make or cnuw! lobe made, an alphabetical list of nil the of persons registered by Ihcin as qualified vuter.1, and cause tho panic to bo printed nnd made public by handbills cot up in at lean leu of Ihc most public places in their sever- al wards or election districts, and to publish the lutno in at least two of the in tho city of Baltimore, one nf which nball be published in Ihc German language, and in one newspaper in each county, haying the largest circulation, nt least two weeks bcfuro tho Tuesday succocdinq tbe first Mon- day in November, ncrotnpaaying said list with notice for all persons interested to ap- pear before them at tho place, and during the Lour of registration on thu Tuesday and Weduoday licit proceeding the said Tues- day after the first Monday in November, to bhow any omission or oilier errors in said lists, at which time thu IUt of qualified vo- ters shall be corrected and finally closed, and two fair copiua of said corrected regUler of votes f hall be completed and one copy thereof shall be lodged by the officers of registration with the Clerk of llto Circuit Court of thu county nnd the Clerk of the Superior Court of 15altimore city, and tho other fair copy hhall be delivered to the Judges of election at or before nine o'clock of the morning of election, and iu the city of Daltimorc. they shall separate lista into precincts; aud it shall bo the duty of the officers of regislratiou for the several wards of thu city of lialtimorc, tu prepare their Usl9 of voters according to the sub of wards in precincts, registering Ihe voters of their several wards so as to designate the election precinct of tho ward iu which they arc or shall bu entitled to vuta, and shall de- liver one copy of the list of voters for such precincl lo Ihc Judges of clcclion for such precinct as hereinbefore provided. Sec. 12. Jle it cnurteil. That tbe officers of the registration shall lodge with the said Clerks of the Circuit Cuurts and tho Clerk of thu Superior Court of Baltimore city, on or before the day of election, one copy of tbu register of qualified voters, which list shall be recorded by the said Clerk among tbe records of the said Court, subject lo ex- amination as other records of thcsjid Court, aud they shall also deposit with said Clerk the books of registration provided for in the second section of this act, to be by him safely kept aud preserved among the records of said Court, subject to tbu dispositions here- inafter provided. Sec. IS. Jic'it enacted. That llie said officers of registration while discharging tbe duties imposed by thif act, shall have and exercise the power of a J ustice of the I'eace fur tbe preservation of order around the place of registration, may compel Ihc attend- ance of witnesses for the purpose of ascer- taining the qualifications of persons rcgis- lerud, they have power lo issue summons, attachments nnd commitments to any Sheriff or Constable, who shall serve such process as if issued by a Judge of llio Circuit Court or a Justice of the IVnec, and shall receive tbu same fees in tlic same manner as allowed by law in Staiu cases, but tlic officers of the registration sliall not charge a fee for the issue of such process, or receive any fee or emolument for this, or any other service ihey may perform in the proper discharge of their except that provided iu the first and second sections of this act. Sec. 14. lit it That fur the purpose of coriucting said list of qualified voters, after the first general election held under this act, by Ihe addition of the name." of persons having come of the age, acquired legal residence, been naturalized or olhcr- wNc, and by striking from such register of voters the names of persons removed from the county or State by death or other causes of disqualification, there shall bo designated or appointed by thn Governor annually, one officer.of registration in like manner as hereinbefore mentioned, who shall be quali- fied iu like manner, and have nnd exercise all Ihc poirers herein conferred on tho three original of registration, so far as shall bo necessary for Ihe correction of Ihc list of voters and tho books of registration rendered necessary by the provisions of seu- lion Ihrcc, four and five, of the first Article of the Constitution, and the action of the General Assembly. Sec. 13. Jic !t cnnctal. That Ihe said officer of registration shall sit for the cor- rection of the said list of voters aud llie reg- ister of names, in tho manner in wction eight of this act, and Tor this pur- pose it shall be the duly of the Clerk of the Circuit Court at such time to hand over tlio caid list and books to the raid officer of reg- istration, who shall proceed in the manner hereinbefore mentioned lo correct said list and book of registration, so that Ihe names of nil pereotis legally entitled lo vote shall appear thereon, and the nanica of those dis- qualified rhall appear on the book of Iratiou with ihc cause of disqualification, in like manner as in the original registmtion, and when ha shall have completed bis work, he shall dispose of eaid list and book as hereinbefore provided for, but faid officer of rcgistratiou shall not put on the list of vo- tcrs Ilia name of any person who was enter- ed on the original book of registration as disqualified under the third, fourlh, or fifth R-cliuns of Article first of tho Constitution, without full legal proof that such disqualifi- cation has been removed, in_ the manner pre- scribed in said sections of said Article in Ihc Constitution. Section-10. L'e ft innclrrf. That if any person who has been registered as a legal voter iu one district or sliall remove into another, hu shall take from tbe officer or officers, or tho Clerk of the court in which raid lists or books may be deporiud, a certificate of facts of registration in such district or precinct, aud it shall bo the duty of the officers of registration to notify each other of such removal, certificates and re- registration, aud uulcss the provisions of this section are complied wilh, such persons shall not bu registered as a legal voter in Etich dis- trict or prccitiet, and such ccrtificalcs shall lie filed with the Hit of voters or book of re- gistration in the office of said Clerks, Sec. 17. lie it enacted. That in case any county or city shall bo divided so as to form portions of differeut electoral districts for the election of Congressman, Senator, Delegate or other officer or officers', a person lo be en- titled to vote for such officer or officers must have been a resident of that part of the city or comity in which he offers to vole for sir months ucrt preceding the election, and bu registered therein as a qualified voter, but a person who shall have acquired a residence in such county or city and been registered as a qualified voter, shall be entitled to vote iu the election district or precinct fiom which he removed until be shall have acquired a residence in tho part of the county or city to which he has removed, and the officers of registration shall not strike from.the list of voters the name of such person, or transfer thu same uutil after such election. Sec. IS. Jie it enacted, That the judges of election shall not receive or deposit tlic ballot of any person until they havu found his name on the. list or register of qualified and have checked it thereon. See. 19. lie it enacted. Thai thu Clerks of thu Circuit Courts of tbe suveral counties and the Superior Court of Baltimore city shall permit examinations of the register of names, and the register or list of voters lo be made, only in the manner herein prescri- bed, or in the manner allowed in relation lo other records of his office, and in his pres- ence or in the presence of his deputy. Sec. 20. Jie it enacted. That if .any offi- cer of registration shall knowingly, corrupt- ly and fraudulently, in Ihe pro- visions of Article first of the Constitution or of Una Act, permit, the name of any disqual- ified person to be entered on the list or reg- ister of qualified voters, or exclude there- from tho name of any qualified voter, he shall upon conviction thereof, forfeit and pay a fine of not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars for eaeh offence, aud shall be disqualified from holding any office of honor, profit or trust, nnd from ex- ercising thu elective-franchise of this State. Sec. 21. Jle it enacted. That if any clerk of nny Court with whom the books and lists herein provided, are required lo be deposit- ed, shall violate any of (he provisions of Ihis act or make any alterations iu said books or lists, or suffer the same lo be done by others, except as herein provided for, or shall ne- glect any of the duties herein imposed on him, he shall, ou conviction, thereof, forfeit and pay a fine of not less than one hundred nor more than five hundred dollars, and be disqualified from voting or holding any office of houor, profit or trust.. Sec. 22. Bf. it cnnctcd. That if any jndjc of election shall knowingly violate any of tho provisions of this act, or of the first Article uf the Constitution relating to the elective franchise, he tuiall on conviction thereof, for- feit aud pay u fine of not less than onu hun- dred nor more than five hundred dollars, and shall bu disqualified from holding office and voting. Sec. 23. Jie it enacted, That any person taking the oalh herein required and swearing falsely in relation lo matters connected there- with, shall, on conviction thereof, be deem- ed guilty of perjury, aud sliall be sentenced to the penitentiary for not less than one nor more than eight years, and be disqualified from voting and holding office. CuiLinaii imagine the possession nf greet wealth if they Lave stuff- ed their little purses with counters, or mo- noy made of old cards and broken pottery, but, when they' offer their tin for biscuits to tho biker, they learn with sorrow that it is worth nothing. In like manner, we, loo, dream lhat the possession of same hundreds of ibouEandu of pieces of gold makes us great ami mighty men, and entitles us to universal respect, whereas, when wo appear with them at the gale of Heaven, we shall ba told that they arc filth, and nothing more. It thus appears lhat life on earth is child's play for llio old not ICES than for the young; unless indeed, wo attain to Ihe bles- sedness of the now birth, grow lo'tho staluro of men in Christ Jesus; put'away childish, things, nud set affections -upon objects wor- thy of llio efforts of a soul which is tha off- spring of God, and destined for immortal- A HAFF5T HOME. The first year of married life is a most important era in> tho history of man and wife. Generally, 33 it is spent so is almost subsequent existence. The wife aud bus- band then assimilate their views and 'their desires, or else conjuring up their dislikes, they add fuel lo their prejudices and animos- ities forex'cr afterwards. I have some where read; says Mr. Wise, in hb ".Bridal of a bridegroom who gloried in his eccentricities. He re- quested his bridu to accompany him into the garden, a few days after their lie then threw a line over the Giving his wife one end of it, he retreated" to Ihc other side and exclaimed: -rail the line." She pulled at bid request so far 33 nho could. Ha cried; "Pull it over." "I she replied'. "But pull with all your might." still' shouted tlic whimsical husband. But vain were all the efforts of the bride to pull over the tine, so long as the husband. held the oppo.iilc end. But when he canw round and they hoth'pullcd at the same end, it came over with great case. as the line fell from ihc roof, "you sec how hard and ineffectual was labor when we both pulled in opposition to' each other; but how easy and pleasant it nus when we both pulled together; it will be so' with us through In this illustration, homely as it may be, there in sound philosophy, fituband and wife must mutually bear and coinside if they' wish to make home a retreat of happiuesa and bliss. One alone cannot make a home happy. There needs unison of action, sweetness of. spirit, and great forbearance and love iu both husband and wife, to secure the great end of happiness in the domestic circle. Home. is no unmixed paradise of." sweets; the elements of peace and true hap-> pincss are there, and 50, are 'the'ele- mcuts of discord and misery; and it needa only tLc bitter spirit world to .make it a pandemonium, or.the loving- genius of harmony to make it the promoter of every affectionate impulse. A Broadside Dialogue., 4 'f "And bo, Squire, you donLbke a county "Xo, Major, I get the city papers on much' better lenns; I lake a couple of them." "But, Squire, the county papers oftca prove a great convenience to us." _ "Why, I don't know any convenience- ihoy arc to me." 'The farm you sold last Fall was adver- tised in one of them, and thereby you ob- tained a customer. Did you not "Very trnc, ilajor, hut I paid three 'dolr lars for it." "And you made more than three hundred dollars by it. Now, if your neighbor had not maintained the press and kept it up and ready- for use, you would have been without Ihc means to advertise your property." "And your brother's death; wilh a long obituary notice. And the destruction of our neighbor "Rigg's house by fire. Yon know these arc exaggerated till tho authentic ac- count of tho newspaper sets them right." "O, "And when yoar cousin Splash was up for Ihe Legislature, you appeared much grat- ificd at his defense which cost him "Yes, yes, but those things arc new tu the reader. They cause the people to tako the paper." "Xo, Squire not if all were liko you. Now, I tell' you, lite day will sorely come when, somebody will .write a long eu- logy on your life and character, and prinlcr will put it in typewith a heavy black cut over it, and with all your riches, this will bfrdone for your grave as a Your wealth, liberality, and all such Ibings will be spoken of, but the printer's be spells the words in arranging the typo tu these sayings, will remark of mean devil, ho ia even sponging his obitu- Good morning, The moral of tho above a BO good aid plain, lhat we should spoil it if wo added anything to iu Notct 1'onghkccpsie, Neiv York, on the 14th instant, a race between a steam wagon and the pcdestriani lUnsIcr. resulted in favor of tbe came' in eight rods ahead.; The coutut.between the steam wagon and a trotting.hone nml- tcd in favor of the lime: one aler, Jj.aOj-honc, one X3T Love miy exist without, jealoaiy, although' thii a rare; bat jealBwgr'maf without lovc.'ind Ibis U SPAPER .'SPAPERf ;