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Lebanon Advertiser (Newspaper) - November 25, 1863, Lebanon, PennsylvaniaLate a titty tug Rwy Gerrari a Vav cdqb0cbqi qcpcq�s9� 1 a a Neuy and promptly executed at the. Advertiser office Lebanon Penn a a to Buff establishment is now supplied with an extensive assortment of Job Type which will be increased As the patronage demands. It Capri Law turn out Quot printing of every description in a cat and expeditious a inner and a very reasonable terms. Suchia pamphlets checks business cards handbills circulars labels Bill headings Blanks programmes Bills of pare invitations tickets &c., amp a. A st drans of nil kind. Common and judgment Bong. School justices constables and other Blanks minted correctly and neatly on the boat paper constantly kept for Softle at this office at prices a to suit Tho subscription Price of the Lebanon advertiser one Dollar and a half a year. Address a , Lebanon a. A. T. Weidle attorney at Law office North a West Corner of water a and Market streets Leb Aktor a. Quot a Ebnon nov?18, 1863.�?ly-. A Sutori Riser. George Pfluger jr., attorney at Law. A office in rooms formerly occupied by or. Samuel Behm deceased and opposite to Tho Black horse hotel Lebanon. August 1s63. Grant we id Man attorney at . Of Pace Cumber land Street a few door East of a the Eagle hotel in the office late of his father capt. John a. Lebanon. Sept. 9,1863.____ removal. A. Stanley Verier a attorney at Law has removed his office to the building one door Cas of Laudermilch a store a opposite the Washington House 6lebanon, a. A a Booty a a and pension claims promptly attended Fco. Aprils >63.--3m, removal s. T. Mcadam attorney at Law has removed Bis office to Market Street opposite the Lebanon Bank two doors North of widow rises hotel. Lebanon March 25, �?T63, Jonejr if. To a is Tinct attorney has removed his office to Tho room lately occupied by or. Geo. P. La he a a Beaver in Cumberland Street Lebanon a few doors East of the Eagle Lotel had two doors West of Gea. Acid Many a office. ,. Lebanon dec. It 1852._ Cyrus p. Hiller a in Walnut Street neat july opposite the Buck hotel and two doors South from Karen arty a hardware store. Lebanon april �9,186 2,-ly._ Boyer esq., Cumberland Street House Lebanon a , Hopoi its opposite the court oct.28,1863. Arm y and Navy pension Bounty Back pay and Bonn to land Agency. Iscil Silil attorney at Tiaw. F i111e undersigned having been he need to prosecute x claims and having been engaged in the Bounty and pension business offers Bis services to All those who at e thereto entitled in accordance with the various acts of Congress. All such should Call or address at Onee. And make their applications through. Bassler Boyer attorney a office with a. K. Boua _ Cumberland Street opposite the uric Bllouse a october 28,1863. Lebanon a rough Ley Tatj a a Esse i b cow House Quot i. Re. Rear a Corney at Law office in Stichter a building Cumberland Street nearly opposite the court use. Lebanon May 6, 1863.�?tf. Or. Samuel s. Meily offers his professional services to the citizens of Lebanon and Vicinity. Office it the residence of mrs. L. Buch two doors West of office of or. Samuel beam. Dec Diu Cumberland Street. Lebanon april 15,1863. H h. Tsmr.----------. We of a the no rough of Nuu Vicinity. Office in ainu Street two doors North of the Luther i pm in a nage. March 4,1868. _ we10 Ley &1 e Walt. Commission merchants. Fob the sa.u5 of a. Lutt amp to Gherst tallow land poultry game., dried fruits Grain seed it amp a. To. 17��?T a Eade Street one door above Washington a jew work. 0. A Cilcy. It. Do Walt it. References Jujj. new York alien brother do Quot if Selfridge Esa t Shepard do sift sen. Lahab Farrington do v m Breslin Quot excl Lebanon a. L. Beta. Canton Ohio w. C. Curry amp Coli no Era lie la i John Stiles Allentown a. A a a a a. If ism. Sakuzi acid Zohl. Sis Oxier. Climb. N. Merit a Friendly invitation to All desirous of porch neing lumber. Amp Coal to the Best adv Tnge. At the old and . A Well known ,. Lumber Yard of Reinoehl amp Meily at the Union canal on the East and West sides o Market Street North Lebanon Borough. It Ryphe subscribers take pleasure in informing the Citi i Zens of Lebanon and Quito funding counties that Bev still continue the lumber and Coal business at their old and Well Mcnown stand where they Are daily receiving additional supplies of the Best and Well seasoned lumber consisting of Whito am yellow Pine boards Plank and scantling a a Hemlock boards Plank and scantling. Rails posts baling and fencing boards. Ash from ,1 to 1 Inch Cherry from % the 3 Inch. Poplar from % to 2 Polar and Hardwood scantling. It Oak and Maple boards and planks. Quot Rofini and plastering laths shingles shingles shingles a also Pine and Hemlock shingles. Coal 1 it Coall Coal 11 a Large Stock of the beat Quality of stove broken egg and also the Best Allegheny Coal for blacksmiths. Thankful for the Liberal manner in j hich they Havo heretofore been Patr maed they would extend a cordial invitation for a continuance of Favora. Of they Are confident Liat they now have the Iari Esi cheapest Stock of Lomber on band in the county which will be sold at a reasonable percentage. Is please Call and examine our Stock and prices do fore purchasing elsewhere. A Reinoehl amp Meily. North Lebanon Borough May 7,1862. Beading rail Road summer arrangement. Grea a rank utne from t1�e North and no h West Lor Philadelphia new York 1 Jadi no Poris Volle Lebanon Allentown a ion ac.-, a i t a of for . Rend no pot Vilio and All intermediate stations at8 a is a d 2-00 p. a passing Lebanon 0.13 a. M., and new express i Cave Harrisburg at 2.15 a m., passes Lebanon a 3.1� a. M., arriving at now York at 0.1� to e same morning. A of from Harrisburg to new-York$5 la to Phil add Iii hta 3 86 and 2 80. Baggage checked through. Returning leave new York at 6 a.m., 12 noon and 7p met Pittsburg express. Leave Philadelphia at 8.18 a. M., and 3.30 p. Si., passing Lebanon at 1217 noon. 7.17 a And express at 1.00 a. Sleeping cars in the new York express trains through to and from Pittsburgh without change. Passengers by the Catawissa Railroad leave Tamaqua at 8.60 a. 81., and 2.15 p. For Philadelphia new York and All a amp a n tray a Soave Pottsville at 9.15a. ,,2.30 p. M., for Philadelphia Harrisburg Aud new York. An accommodation passenger train leaves feat he at 6.00 a. 7dand returns from Philadelphia at 5 00 p. A. Josf Quot a daily sundays excepted. A sunday Iraln leaves Potts due �t�?~7.30 a. M., and Philadelphia at 3.15 a A commutation tickets with 23 coupons at 25 per cent Between any Points desired. Mileage tickets Good for 20qq Milt a Between All Points at $46 35�?for families and business firms. Season a school tickets at reduced Ratee to and from All Points. 80 pounds baggage allowed each passenger. Passengers Are requested to Purchase their tickets before entering the cars As higher fares Are charged if paid in cars. A a a a o. A. Nicolls april 20,1863. General superintendent. V0l.j5�?no.,22. Y-t4.illff.je-1 ii ii f. Not alcoholic. A highly concentrated Quot a vegetable extract. A pure tonic German bitters a a prepared by Quot or. C. Jackson philae a a. Will effectually cure Elver complaint dyspepsia jaundice. Chronic of nervous Bobr Lutfy i senses of the kidneys it and All diseases arising from a dior bored Tver or a Tomach. Such of constipation inward piles fullness or blood to the Hoad acidity of the st Marih nausea heartburn Dos gut for food fullness or weight in the stomach. Sour erect actions smoking or fluttering at the pit of the stomach swimming Oft be Heath hurried and difficult breathing fun tiring at fhe heart. Choking or suffocating sensations when in a Ivi Riapos Ture dimness of vision dots or webs before the sight fever end Dull pain in the head deficiency of perspiration Yellowness of the skin and eyes. Path in the Side Back Chest limbs a. Sudden flushes of heat burning in the flesh constant image Omega of evil and great depression of spirits. And will positively provent. Of a How Tver bilious fever Ltd a. A they contain no alcohol or bad. Whistey ? they will curb the above diseases in ninety. Nine cases out Ofa Hundred. Induced by the extensive Sale and Universal popularity of Hoofland a German bitters purely vegetable hosts of ignorant quacks Aud unscrupulous adventurers have opened upon suffering humanity the flood Gates of nostrums in the shape of poor whiskey Rilely compounded with injurious drugs Aud christened tonics st Machies and bitters. Beware of the innumerable array of alcoholic preparations in Plethoria bottles and big bellied kegs funder the modest appellation of bitters which instead of curing Only aggravate disease and leave the disappointed Suff. Re Iti despair. Hoofland a German bitters Are not a new and untried article but have stood the test of fifteen years trial by the american Public and their reputation and Sale Are not rivalled by any similar preparation the proprietors have thousands of letters from the most eminent clergymen lawyers. Physicians and citizens testifying of their own personal knowledge to it ithe beneficial effects and medical Virtues of these bitters. Do you want something to do you want a Good appetite ? do you want to build up your Constitution do you want to of dbl Well do you want to get rid of nervousness do you want Energy do you want to amp Leep Well do you want a by task and vigorous feeling if you do use Hoofland a germen bitters. From Jive. J. Newton Brown d. >., editor of the end cyclopedia of bid pious knowledge. Although not disposed to favor or recommend Patent medicines in general through distrust of their ingredient Quot and effects i yet know of no sufficient reason Why a Man May not testify to the benefits he believes himself to have received from any simple preparation in the Hope that he May thus contribute to the Benefit of others. I do this the More readily in Tegard to Hoofland a German bitters prepared by or. C. Jackson Efthia City because i was prejudiced against them for Many years under the impression that they were chiefly an alcoholic mixture. I am indebted to my Friend Robert Shoemaker esq., for the. Reu Oval of Thia prejudice by proper tests and for encouragement to try them and Long continued debility. The use of three bottles of these bitters at the beginning of the present year a pcs followed by evident Rulie Fand restoration to a degree of bodily and had almost despaired of regaining. 1 tote Feiore thank god and my Friend for directing me to the use of Timm j Newton Brown. Phuau�?Ta., june 23 1861. Particular notice. Bare Ara Many preparations sold under the Nat no of bitters put up in quart bottles compounded of the cheapest whiskey or common rum costing from 20 to 40 cents per gallon the Tasto disguised by Anise or coriander seed. A this class of bitters Baa caused Quot and will continue to onus As Long As they can be sold hundreds to die the death of the drunkard. By their use the system is kept continually under the influence of alcoholic stimulants o f the worst kind the. Desire for liquor in created Aud kept up and the result is ail the horrors at Tennaut upon a drunkard a a life and death. For those who desire and . Liquor bitters to publish the following receipt. Quot get one Baltic Hoof Lant s Cerina bitters and mix with three quarts of coed Brandy or i whiskey. And Tho result will he a preparation that will far Exea ill medicinal Virtues arid i pc excellence any of the numerous liquor bitters in the Market and will Cost much less., you will have All the Virtues of Boj Lanius bitters in Eon Keetion with Absood article of liquor at a much less plea than these inferior preparations will Cost you. Attention soldiers and tue friends of soldiers. We Call the attention of ail having relations and Friend in the to the fact that Hoo flames German bitters Quot will cure n Ine tenths of Tho diseases induced by exposures arid privations incident to Camp life in the lists published almost daily m the newspapers. On tire arrival of the suck it wiil he noticed in it a very Large proportion Are suffering from debility every Case of but kind can be readily cured by lion Flaudy a German bitters. Diseases resulting from disorders of the digestive org As Are speedily removed. We have no hesitation in stating that if to else bitter were freely used among our soldiers hundreds of lives might be saved that otherwise will be lost. A we Call particular attention to the following remarkable and Well authenticated cure of Ono or Tho nations heroes whose life to use his own language a a has been saved by the bitters a a _ pm Uff Luphia August z3rd, messes. Janes amp , gentlemen your aloof had German bitters has saved my life. Uherc is no mistake in this. It is vouched for by numbers of my comrades some of Whoso name Are appended and who were fully cognizant of All the circumstances of my Case i am and have been for the last tour years a member of Sherman a celebrated Battery and under the immediate command a of Captain k. B. Ayres three Iii the exposure attendant upon my i was attached in november inst with inflammation of the lungs and Wae for seventy two Days m the Hospital this was followed by great debility heightened by attack of dysentery. I was then removed from the White House and sent to this City on Board the Steamer a state of Maine a from which i landed on the 28th of june. Since that time i have been about As Low As any one could be and still retain a spark of vitality. For a week or More 1 was scarcely Able to Swallow anything and if i did Force a morsel Down tit was immediately thrown up again. I could not Evou keep a Glass of water on my stomach. Life could not last under these Cire Umatt thees and accordingly the physicians who had been working faithfully though unsuccessfully to Rescue me from the grab of the dead Archer frankly told to they could Lio no More forme and advised me to see a Clergyman and to make such disposition of my limited funds As Best suited me. An acquaintance who visited to at the Hospital or. Frederick Steinbron 2, sixth below Arch Street advised me As a Torion Hope to to Jour bitters and kindly procured Xit Tio from the time i commenced taking them the gloomy Shadow of death receded and i am now god Chr it getting better. Though i have it taken two bottles i have gained ten pounds and i Leel sanguine of being permit cd to rejoin my Alta and daughter from whom i have heard nothing for 18 Mouths fun gentlemen i am a Loyal virginian from the Vicinity of front Royal. To your invaluable bitters i owe the certainty of lire which has taken the Pinuco of vague ear to your bitters will i owe thelonous privilege of again Eliis Ping to my bosom those 10 me in life. Very truly yours Isaal i , woefully concur in the Quot truth of the above , As we had despaired of seeing our Comrade or. Malone restored the 1l 1jbback lat new York Battery. George a Ackley co c Letl Maine. Lewis Newyork. L e sub neck 1st artillery Battery n. J b a Seyvell co b 3d Vermont. Henry b Jerome co b do. A Henry t Macdonald co c 6th Maine. John f Ward. Co e 5th Marne. Herman Koch co u 72d now York Nathaniel b Thomas co f 95th Bonn. Andrew j Kimball co a 3d Vermont. John Jenkins co b106th Penn. A beware of counterfeits see that the signature of�?~�?~0. Jackson a is on the wrapper of Eadi bottle. Price per bottle 75 cents or half Doz. For 4 06.should your nearest druggist not have the article do not be put off by any of tue intoxicating preparations that May be offered in its place a butt scud to us and we will Forward securely , principal office and manufactory no. 631 Arch st Jones amp Evans. Successor to c. Jackson amp co., proprietors. A for Sale by . Ko8b, opposite tic court House Lebanon a and by druggists and dealers in Lebanon pay a wednesday november 25, 1863. Whole no. 752 my the la8t Appeal. The room is swept Aud garnished for thy Sake the table spread with Lovev most Liberal cheer the fire is blazing brightly on the Hearth Faith lingers yet to give Tyiee Wei Jumo Here. A Ltd when Wilt Tho Home ? daily i weave the airy web of Hope frail As the spiders wrought with beads of Dew that,.like Penelope a. Each right undone. Bach Flora in patience i begin anew. / when Wilt Boa come to not yet to Morrow Faith will Aho her flight. The fire die out the banquet do sap car 1f forever will these fingers a top Tho web and Only of isolation wait thee Here. A of come to Day a every town 1n Tbs United state. , 1863.�?ly. Babon saves his master. Jacques Pierrot who was born and brought up in the City of a Bourdeaux franc bought him a dog and mar-1 ried Bim a wife in the reign of the sixteenth la uis. His dog was a Large Brown Quot shabby creature which Quot Many called ugly but nobody Ever applied that epithet to Pierrot a wife who was Young Sylph like pretty and fascinating. Jacques loved two creatures a so be saw at least his dog and Bis wife. We mention t he dog first because he always d d and it was the one of his two loves which he first procured. Now though Jacqie loved bulb dog and wife and the dog seemed to love both master and mistress the wife for some reason did not love both husband and dog. But i singed the latter exceedingly perhaps because she fancied he divided affections that should have been All her own. A Jacques a she would frequently say to him a now do sell that ugly brute if you can find anybody fool enough to buy him or if not give him away. He is Only in the Way Here and eat As ranch As you or Quot a now my dear Jeanette a Jacques would reply a you Abe one of the sweetest and most reasonable Little beauties in. The world if you a Only Booboo a boy a a dog that knows As much As either of a speak for yourself master Jacques and not for me i its no great compliment to the dog to say he knows As much As you. But if he knew ten times As much of what use would be be to us f for he takes All out and brings nothing in a a but 1 like company a Well Haven to you me ? Lxi to re Jill fax it la Quot web 7 t a a i wish , and make a nightly report for your Benefit a a yes but i done to want any report and so prefer the dog who a always discreet and keeps a civil and then Jeanette you know be guards the Bouse at night a a guards i Codle Sticks Jacques a Why we be nothing for anybody to steal a a but the thieves Don t know that my dear you see. And then if some of the rascals should happen to hear you talking so sweetly to me who knows but they a just carry you off and leave me to break my heart in Solitude. You see i got Bobon for some purpose i done to exactly know what but it la furn up some Day As sure As in a a a pshaw you re a fool Jacques 1�?T a i know it but i can to help it any More than you can help boing so Sweet and pretty.�?T. A a Well there Jacques a Jeanette word generally wind up with a. Kiss a you Are a dear Good soul so you Are and if you la Only Promise to love me Best you May keep Bobon As Long As you like a this kind of colloquy go scially took place As often As once sometimes twice a we a ii jul Aueta to ginning with a firm determination to get i id of the dog and ending with her permission for him to remain As Long As his master might Bink proper. The subject of this family bickering was a very sagacious animal who behaved himself As All gentlemanly dogs should. His master did not stretch the truth a great Deal when he said that Bobon knew As much As himself or wife of the dog Vas a remarkable dog and would seem to comprehend Many things like a ration Al human being. For instance during the Wrangle about himself he would steal sorrowfully away under the bed or under the table and there with his Large Bright no file looking Brown eyes fixed earnestly upon the contending parties would seem to listen anxiously for the conclusion and then if favourable to himself As it generally was he would come Forth wagging his Tail and look up cheerfully almost humanly into the faces of both. Time rolled on France became As a troubled Ocean and a perfect tor Nado of human passion swept Jandly Over Tho ship of state. The Good but vacillating King master As p t under hatches and a monstrous and bloody insanity took the Nairn Ana ran the old Leaky and crime Laden vessels upon the Breakers of faction where she speedily became a wreck and engulfed hundreds of thousands of human beings who bad embarked cd her tor Tho voyage of life. A speaking without Ngure. That bloody epoch known As the reign of terror had begun in France thou sends of All classes and Ages were being daily dragged to prisons am Dun goons to be thence conveyed to rocking Guillot be and sink no hulks or to some open spot of fiendish massacre i hut so far Jacques anal Jeanette Tho often horrified at what they saw and heard remained unmolested j and Bobon still kept them company and a at last even Jeanette went so far As to say she was glad the Noble brute was with them,.apd, that she would not part with him fur any Money. Jacques Pierrot was a Smit h by of Aden which was a Good business in those Days,.when Fetters chains bolts swords axes knives and firearms were in requisition and Bali eve. Ing himself a Safe at the forgo As elsewhere he kept steadily at his work from Day to Day minding his own business giving everybody a Civ ii word and venturing no opinion on any subject. Bobon regularly accompanied him to it and from Quot his work and As Jacques it s rather precise on certain Points Jeanette might look out at a certain minute and see then both Side by Side coming up Quot the Street to their meals. One Day As the supper hour Drew be amp a Jeanette glanced at the clock and ,uickened1 All her motions a for she was a Little behind time with the meat and As Jacques Wasal ways so punctual she prided herself on always being ready for him at the minute. A at length the viands stood smolt ing on the table a and looking no a it Gam at the clock Jeanette was sur prised to perceive the minute hand lad passed the hour without Jacques being present a what can detain him she murmured with a strange dread of Quot evil creeping Over her As she hurried to the door and looked anxiously Down the Street a not to be seen either she continued with nervous anxiety a what can it mean Mon Dicu if they should have taken him away to prison in and Jeanette clasped her hands upon her heart and staggered Back i n to the House. Five ten fifteen minutes passed a Way and yet no Jacques. Hits sus Pense was hot to be Burse of Iii the reality however fearful something terrible must have happened and throwing a Light shawl Over her head Jeanette flew to the Smithery. The doors were open the fire was burning but no Jacques was there. She made hurried and Audi oils inquiries of her passers by but they scarcely heeded her for not a judicious time for persons to know anything or care to know anything about matters of state or about individual who bad mysteriously Dis. length Trio is toss of be Favette attracted the. of an old woman in the who i fms to Omro Trivau Quot Unen marched off Between two rough looking men who might be officers of the. Revolutionary commission. A of Mon Dieu i Mon Dieu my poor dear Jacques 1�?T cried the half frantic wife wringing her a As i feared he has bean taken to prison and i will follow Anddie with him 1�?T but it was not so easy for the an Happy Jeanette to follow the missing Jacques simply because she knew not where to go and no one not even the old woman could Tell her whither to had been taken. So she finally went Home in great distress to wait Lor another Day or some tidings of him bad scarcely entered the House when so heard Bobon scratching and whining at the door. The moment she admitted him he flew to his masters vacant seat at the table put his forepaws upon. It looked up sorrowfully in her face and gave Quot utterance to a Low Mournful cry. Where is your master Bobon a said Jeanette bursting into team. The dog jumped Down with a slight bark and ran to the then occurred to Jeanette to 1st him out and follow him. This she did and be led her to the massive Gate of the main prison of Burdeaux. Trembling by she knocked at the Gate and of the Porter who opened the wicket she inquired if Jacques Pierrot was confined Witban. The Man gruffly replied that he did no to know and did no to care to know and advised the fair questioner to go about her business. Thus repulsed poor Jeanette Down by the Gate and cried for hours the Noble dog standing Side her All the while and looking the sorrow which he had no language to express. When at last Jeanette got up and went Home with a heavy heart the intelligent Anital accompanied her to the door and then bounded away to take his Post at the prison Gate arid watch for an Opportunity to get in to his master. Jeanette passed a sleepless night praying Lor the deliverance of him she loved. The next morning at Day Light she again repaired to the Pris on. But Bobon. Was not to be Slio made further inquiries for her husband and Learned he was imprisoned within but could not to communicated with till after his trial it Ich would take place whenever the authorities should Seo. Proper what the charges were against him her informant either did not know or would not Tell. Poor Jeanette after this remained most of the Day at the Gate of the prison but heard nothing More concerning her husband and saw nothing More of Bobon. Tho evening following the dog returned to her and acted very strange la to marked and whined rubbed h�8 Bead against her Knees looked up w st filly and keenly into her face and occasionally put up a Paw to his Nec k As if to remove Bis Collar a whenever Jeanette would open the door As before for him to conduct her to his master be would catch hold of her dress with his Teeth and run Back and bowl plaintively and sat an to then go through with All his strange motions again. Bid he want to communicate Sony thing poor fellow ? at length it occurred to Jeanette that Bis Collar might Hurt him find she proceeded to remove it a Pho dog held perfectly still till she bad accomplished her purpose and then whined joyously wagged his Tail and skip pad about playfully. A but there appeared to be nothing wrong about the Collar and Jeanette a would have buckled it on again oily that when Eer she attempted it the poor brute would Crouch Down and howl so a mournfully As to cause her to desist. Suddenly in turning the Collar Over in her band Jeanette to her great Surprise and Delight espied a few words scratched along the Center asst might be with a Sharp Stone or Nail. With a palpitating heart she Ira mediately set to work to decipher them and soon with such feelings As Only brie in her ion might Elk Peric Nee she made them out As follows Quot fasten a bit of Pencil and paper to the Collar and let Bobon come Back to jticques.�?�. Trembling by Jeanette set to work to comply with this request of her. Poor dear imprisoned1 husband arid As soon As this was accomplished the dog quietly permitted her to b Rick be on the Collar and rushed with a bark and a bound through the door open for his exit. A the night and next Day passed slowly away without the anti oils wife hearing anything More from her husband but the night ensuing the dog came Back and on removing his Collar she found pencilled on the paper she had sent the following Hope Ful note. A a in a confined in an upper the grated window is toward the East. Between the prison and an open space beyond is a High Wall. There a a Fine saw Down at the shop amongst my Small Best tools made from the mainspring of a water. Send me that coiled up in the Collar of Bobon. I always told you 1 bought that dog for something and now i know for what. I think i can Cut the bars and lower myself into the the second night from this at two of clock precisely throw one end of a rope Over the Wah. And fasten the other so that i can draw myself up if i happen to get out and with the saints Blessing i May. I done to know what in a charged and rather to. Off with to not very closely watched. Don t fall me and soon i Hope your will again clasp your poor Jacques.�?�. It is needless to follow out the result in detail. The saw was found and secreted in the Collar of Bobon who True to an instinct amounting to reason flew Back to the prison and awaiting his Chance of dodging in at the first opening of the terribly exciting were the hours passed by Jeanette till the time came for her to act and to be Happy with Success or be. Rendered wretched by failure. At one of clock of the eventful night which was to witness her happiness or misery the trembling and half fainting wife took her station in the deep Shade of the Eastern Wall of the prison with a rope coiled in one hand and Bobon who had joined her a few hours before now standing quietly Quot patiently by her Side. Of How her poor heart beat 1 and How every sound made the blood leap and her nerves thrill i _ at last the great clock of a neighbouring Cathedral struck heavily and solemnly the hour of two. No longer trembling but Nerving herself for the great purpose she had in View Jeanette quickly poised the Coil in her right hand and holding firmly to one end of it with her left sent it upward with a sincere prayer into the air and heard a faint Dull sound As it struck on the other aide.1 was he there somebody was for in less than a minute she Felt a slight pull upon the rope. Quickly fastening her end around her body she grasped it with both her bands and thus held against the heavier Strain that followed. Harder and heavier became the Strain upon the rope but throwing herself against the Wall she still held firmly till she Felt the Cord suddenly loosen and then looking upward her heart fairly leaped to her Mouth As she beheld a dark figure upon he top of the Wall. A minute later Jacques stood Safe beside Here having run Down along the rope which be had taken the precaution to fasten of the other Side before making his ascent a no word was now spoken not a whisper even the dog remained the hand of Jeanette Jacques stealthily silently and hurriedly her away. Through one dark and narrow Street after another till to reached a place of safety. The next Day a search was made for him but be managed to Koep himself secreted till after the Heign of murder had ceased to be and then be came Forth from his hiding place and made a boast of his own cunning his wife s Devotion and his dog s sagacity. It Wilt be remembered that a few years ago certain ministers refused to notice the Day of prayer because or. Buchanan was president and appointed that Day what would be Aid of a Minster now who would refuse to respond to or. Lincoln a proclamation for a Day of thanks and prayer to god 1 would he not be called a traitor and a Vithan 7 he. Wound and by those who justified missle Asfor refusing to respond to or. Buchanan s proclamation. Is Thi Rel Eglon. Supreme court of Pennsylvania. Congress a of 3d Karok 1863, commonly matted the a conscription a Law a declared unconstitutional. Hent s. Kneedler three Bills in to a its 1 equity. And on David at. Motion in each Francis . Same. Ease for special wat. F. Nickels is. Seme. J injunction. Woodward. the 3.tl Day of March 1803 the Oon Grees of the United states passed an act for a enrolling and calling out the National forces and for other purposes Quot which is commonly called the conscript ion jaw. The Plain tiffs who Are citizens of Pennsylvania have Sot Forth the act fully in their Bills and they complain that they have been drafted into Tho military service of the government in Parsi Ance of said enactment but that the same is Anco nation tonal and void and that the defendants who Are engaged in exe enting it have violated Quot the rights and Are about to invade the personal Liberty Oft be Plant ifs end therefore they invoke the equitable interposition of this court to enjoin the defendants against the further exert Tion of the said act. For the jurisdiction of this court to set aside an act of Congress As unconstitutional and to Grant the Relief prayed for i refer myself to the views of the chief Jas Tate in the opinion he has just delivered in these cases and i come at once constitutional question. The act begins with a preamble which recite the existing insurrection and rebellion against the authority of the United slates the duty of the government to suppress insurrection and rebellion to guarantee to Ench state a Republican form or government and to preserve the pub lie Tranquility and declare that for these High purposes a military Force is indispensable a to raise and support which All persons ought willingly to contribute a and that no service ii More praiseworthy and honorable than the maintenance of the Constitution and the Union a and Tien goes on to provide of r the enrolling of All the Able Bod led Shnte Cit Rasos of the United states and persons of foreign birth who have declared their intention to been cafe citizens Between Tho Oges of Twenty one. And years and these Able bodied citizens and foreigners with certain exceptions afterwards enumerated Are declared a tie National Orcey and made liable to perform military duty when called out by the president. Tho act divides the count re into military districts corresponding with the congressional districts provides for Provost marshals and enrolling boards and regulates the details of such drafts As the president shall order to be made from the National forces so enrolled. The payment of $360 excuses any drafted person so that it is in fact a Law providing for a temp Ulory draft or conscription of such citizens As Are unwillingly or unable to Purchase exempt. Tion at the stipulated Price. It is the first in stance id our history of legislation forcing a great Public Burthen on the poor. Our state of Rah Sann r a Entha men who Are not Worth $300 from paying their own debts is in striking contrast with this conscription which devolves upon such men the Burthen Bieh belong to the whole a National forces a and to which a fall persons Quot ought willingly t0 contribute. This however is an objection to the spirit of the enactment rather than its con Statuti tonality. The Diacri Ptim a of persons to be enrolled Able bodied citizens Between Twenty and vhf suit Tancill by the description of the militia As defined in our Pennsylvania statutes and probably in the statutes of Alt the states. The National forces then mean the militia of the states certainly include the militia of Pennsylvania. This expression a National for yes a modern Langton go when so applied. It is of Smuts ii to a amp paper for town and country. If f Uin Ted and published weekly by to. In. Bees in 2d Story of Flack a a new building Cumberland 8 at one Dollar and fifty cents a year Advertis Systo inserted at the usual rates. Establishment and the Public Gaynar All solicited to Bend in their order. As handbills primed at an hours rates of postage in Lebanon county postage free in Pennsylvania ont of Lebanon count j Sid cents ber Quarter or 13 cents a year. Out of this state 6 cts. Per Quarter or 26 cts a year if the postage is not paid in a Advance rates Are door Al of we lab Tho states have equal representation and in the other Branch of which the people of the so acts Are directly represented according to their numbers. To these representatives of the states and the Peep in this Power of originating War was committed hut even their hands it was restrained by the list nation of biennial a. Pro nations for Tho support of the armies they might raise. Of course no could be raised or supported which did not command popular approbation and it was rightly considered that voluntary enlistments would never be wanting to recruit the ranks of such an . The War Power existing Only for the Protection of the people and Leit As far As it was possible to leave it in their own hands was incapable of be set used without their consent and therefor con to never languish for enlistments. They would be ready enough to recruit the ranks of any they deemed necessary to their safety. Thus Tho theory of the Constitution placed this great Power like other governmental Powers directly upon Tho consent of the governed. The theory itself was founded on free and fair elections which Are the fundamental postulate of the Constitution. If the patronage and Power of Tho government shall Ever be employed to control popular elections representatives of the people May cease to he their real representatives and the armies which May be raised May fit so Ooms Hans Quot Public Confidence As Tali Root the necessary recruits Aid then conscript lairs and other extra cub tit uti onal expedients May become necessary to fill the ranks. But governmental interference with popular e sections w ill be subversion of the Constitution and no constitutional argument can assume such a possibility. Supposing that the people Are always to be fairly represented in the balls of Congress i maintain that it is grievous injustice to them to legislate on the Assuta a Tob that any War honestly waged for constitutional objects will not always have such sympathy tend support from the people As will secure All necessary enlistments. Equally unjust to their intelligence is it to suppose that they meant to Eon for on their servants the Power to impress them into h War which they could not approve. _ when to these considerations we add the ability of a great country like ours to stimulate and Reward enlistments both at Home and abroad by bounties pensions and homesteads As Well As by political patronage in countless forms we see How Little necessity or warrant there is for implying a Grant of the Imperial Power of conscription. There is nothing in the history of the Constitution nor in those Elk Eilent Quot contemporaneous papers called the federalist to justify the opine a ion that this vast Power lies wrapped up in the Fec Plain words of the 13th clause whilst the subsequent clauses concerning the militia ab1-Soiuteiy forbid it. If the very improbable ease be suppose he a that enlistments into the Federal armies might become so no Mere in a particular state at sensibly to impair its own proper military Power is it not much More improbable that the state meant to Confer upon Tho general government the Power to deprive them at its own pleasure altogether of the militia by forced levies ? yet this might easily happen if the Power of conscription be conceded to there Are no limitations expressed nothing to compel Congress to observe quotas and proportions As among the several states nothing to prevent their Lifa Ftfe armies wholly from on a state taking Quot every Able bodied citizen out of a it to the in fingering if not utter undoing of All its Domestic interests. And besides if we concede or to the language of the Quot thirteenth Quot clause i destroy the Force and effect of the of Tho sixteenth and seventeenth clauses. A Madd the instrument self destructive which is Viola ing attn. At is a total Misnomer when applied to the militia Quot for the militia is a state institution. The general government has no militia. The state militia always highly esteemed As one of the bulwarks of our liberties recognized in the Federal Constitution and it is not in the Power of Congress to obliterate them or to merge them in a National unless there is More magic in a name than has Ever been supposed this conscript jaw was intended to act upon the state militia and our question is therefore whether Congress has Power to impress or draft the m ii Tia of the state. I cannot perceive what objection can be taken to this statement of the question for surely it will not be argued that calling the militia National forces makes them something else than militia. If Congress did not mean to draft the militia under this Law where did they expect to find the National forces a a ally Bie bodied White male citizens Between the Ages of Twenty one and years residing state and not exempted by the Laws of United states a with certain specified exceptions constitute our state militia. Will it to said that the conscript Law was not intended to operate on these ? i thick it will not. Then if. It does Tench and was framed and designed to draft this very cl�9s of citizens no possible objection can taken to the above statement of the question we have to decide. Quote therefore repeat the question with Greet Confidence in its a Curacy has Congress the constitutional Power to impress or draft into the military service of the United states the militiamen of Pennsylvania ? this question has to be answered by the con dilution of the United states because that instrument framed by deputies of the people of the states and ratified and put in to effect by the states themselves in their respective Eop orate capacities delegates to Congress All Tho Pownin that body can exercise. These delegations Are either express or such implications As Are a ssh of a. Tial to the execution of expressly delegated Powers. There Are but three provisions in the Constitution of the United states that can by appealed to in support of this legislation. In Ordinary editions they stand numbered As clauses 13,16 and 17 of the Viii Section of act 1, of the Constitution. Congress shall have Power to raise and support armies but no appropriations of Money to. That use shall be for a Lunger term than two years.-. A diff. Congress shall Hare Power to provide for calling Forth the militia to. Execute the jaws of the Union to suppress insurrection and repel invasions. �?o17. Congress shall Havo Power to provide for organising arming and disciplining the militia and for governing Snow part of them As May be employed in the service of the United states reserving to the states respectively the appointment of the officers and the authority of training the militia according the the discipline prescribed by Congress.�?�. To raise armies a these ate Large words i what do they mean ? there could be no limitation upon the number or size of the armies to be raised for Alt possible cob Cogen cies could not be foreseen but our question has not reference to numbers or size but to the Mode of raising armies. The framers of the Constitution and the states who adopted it derived their ideas of government principally from the example of great Britain certainly not from any of the More Imperial and despotic governments of the Earth. What they meant to make was a More free Constitution than that of great by Iraina taking that 88 a Model in some things but enlarging the basis of popular rights in All respects that would be sons silent with order and stability. They knew that the British bed generally been recruited by voluntary enlistments stimulated by wages and bounties and that the few instances of impressment and forced conscription of land forces had met with the Disfavour of the English nation and had led to preventive statutes. In 1704, and again in 1807, conscript Tion Hills were attempted in Parlia Neift but Laid aside As unconstitutional. During the american a revolution a statute 19 Fleo. Ill a 70, permitted the impressment of and disorderly persons not following any lawful Trade or haying some substance sufficient for their subsistence a and this. Was As far As English legislation had gone when on Federal Constitution Wak planned assuredly the framers of., our Constitution did not intend to subject the people of the state to a system of conscription which was applied in Only to paupers Tredy vagabonds. On the contrary. I infer that Tho Power Confer Quot red of Congress was the Power to raise armies by the Ordinary English Mode of vols try in Lisments. A a the people were justly standing or Mies hence they took away most of Power from the executive where under Monarch my forms it generally resides and vested it in the legislative department in ene Branch Nat Detjon con Rea in Congress has not the Ceil and therefore t argue Congress i Power to draft them. Is an express Rule of the Constitution to give Way to an implied one a if the thirteenth clause confers Power to draft the militia the words of the sixteenth and seventeenth clauses Are the idles that were Ever written. But if the eighteenth conferred Ohio the Power to enlist volunteers then the Aduso quent clauses become very intelligible stand Well with the thirteenth and add essentially to the martial faculties Oft be Federal government look at those clauses. The militia Are to he called Forth to execute the Laws of the Union suppress insurrections and repel invasions to a organized armed and disciplined by the state but according to the Laws of Congress Aud such part of them As May be employed in the service of the United states Are to be governed by the president but office red by the respective states. Now this conscription Law recites an a existing insurrection and rebellion As the ground and reason not far calling Forth the militia under the above provisions but for drafting them into the military service of the United states. The very Case has occurred in which the Constitution says the militia shall be called out under state officers but Congress says they shall be drafted in contempt of state authority. General Washington and the men of his Day did not so read the Constitution when in suppressing the whisky insurrection in this state they paid the most scrupulous regard to the rights and pm were of the state. Under pressure of a foreign War a conscript Bill was reported in Congress in 1814, but it did not pass and if it had it would have been no precedent for this Law because we Are dealing with an insure Rostion and insurrections Are specially provided for in. The . If to support a foreign War Congress May draft the militia which i do Noi admit the Power of draft to supp to is insurrections is not to be implied since another made of suppressing insurrections is expressly provided. When Astaire is called on for its quota of militia it May determine by lot who of the Quot whole number of its enrolled militia aha la answer the Call and thus Stai e drafts Are i site regular but a congressional draft to Kip Preti insurrection is an innovation that has no warrant in the history or text of the Constitution a either such a Law or the Constitution must to set aside. They cannot stand together. And happily no ill consequences can flow from adhering to the Constitution for the standing of the Federal government recruited by enli8tmedta in the Ordinary Way with the state militia called Forth according to he Constitution Are a Force quite sufficient to subdued any rebellion that is capable of being subdued by Force of . Sueb a formidable Force wisely wielded in connection with a paternal and patriotic administration of All other Constitution Al Powers will never fail to put Down refractory. \ malcontents and preserve peace and Good order a Sibonga the american people. This can script Law therefore not sanctioned by the cons Titu. Tion is not adapted to the exigencies of tie times. Nor Likely to have Success As a War measure in its political bearings eve i More than in its military aspects it is subversive of the Constitution and of the right of citizens that depend upon slate authority. A few thoughts will make this Plain. It is impossible to study our. State and Federal constitutions without seeing Bow manifestly the one was designed to guard. A and maintain the personal and social rights of the citizens the other to take Oare of Hise ter of relat Loua. Natare property lome a wife and v children servant a Mio Istre Tiomi of goods amp a Battle after death and a graveyard to sleep of death hese Are among the objects of state solicitude for the Protection of which the. State provides civil authorities the posse comi Tatus and theatt Pitary to make Ted civil administration effectual a Btu a if the Prin. Ciple be admitted that co Green May take away Tho state militia who does not see that the ult. Mate and final Security of every Risan i Domestic and personal rights is endangered. To the extent delegated in the Constitution nobody Quea Lions the right 6f Congress to control. The state militia Tat if to the extend to or High this enact went sobe the states will be reduced to a stat Al of Mere counties of a Groat a common Leahh. And the Citi Ieta of the state most look to the Federal government for the enforce Nesif of att Bis Domestic rights As Well As for the re Aiato of a external relations. J a the Eit Isen of a he states need Protection froth of fort in foes a pm Indian to beat peaceful to ,. Ter course and cd int fierce Faith All the Orla a. Standard of a a a the and of of eights and measures that shall be common to All. The states a cd postal system to at Shat be dec Eite Inove with. Interstate Trade and up Tameree to de just flow maintain there external Telat Topkoff the cite pfc Are Kieh duties which the Constitution has com fitted the the Federal govern a a eds it ,.�?ot�. Quot pushed it All necessary civil i and with Power to Levy and collect taxes to a the people of the amp tapas o raise an a Tfir
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