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BEDFORD INQUIRER. 1
Filday Morning, May 28, 1858
"FEARI/E& AND" FREE."
D. OVER-Editor and Proprietor.
ANTI-LECOMPTON STATE CONVEN
The Citizens of Philadelphia, and of the
sevcial counties of the Commonwealth, opposed
to the "Lecompton Swindle," and the despotic
policy of the National Administration in forc
ing upon the people of Kansas a Constitution
in defiance of the known wishes, and in sub
version of the great right of self-government,
and in favor of a sound American policy iu
opposition to the policy and iutiigues of for
eign governments, are requested to send dele
gates, equal in number to their representatives
and Senators, iu the State Legislature, to meet
in Convention, at Harrisburg, iu the Hall of
the House of Representative*, on THURSDAY,
THE STH DAY OP JUT.Y, A. 1)., 1858, at *2 o'-
clock, P. M, to nominate State Officers, and
transact such other business as the exigencies
By order of the State Committee.
LEMUEL TODD, Chairman.
EDWARD MCPHERSON, Sec'y.
MORMON WAR ENDED.
Our readers are no doubt aware of the fact
that the rebellion in Utah is at an end. The
Mormoas are fast leaving the Territory, aud
probably ere this, are all on their way to the
State of Souora, in Mexico, or some other place
outside the United States. Toe entire credit
of this |>eacefu] settlement of the Mormon dif
ficulty, is due to Col. THOMAS L. KANE, of
Philadelphia, the brother of Lieut. Kane, of
the Arctic Expedition. This philanthropic
gentleman, who has always been on frieudly
terms with that people, undertook the expedi
tion out of pore love for his countrymen, to stop
the effusion of blood, and save vast expenses to
the nation. So loth was the administration to
believe the report of their withdrawal from the
territory, that its organ at Washington—the
Union —denied the report authoritatively, and
called the nolle-heancd Kane an imposter and
a Mormon. It has since retracted its language
and seems to now do him some sort of justice.
To Kane, then, belongs the whole honor, and
Multj, .Hrlfii Mwu.
would have been ended long ago. All honor,
then, to Kane, and shame on the incompetent,
bungling, weak administration of Buchanan.
THE USURY LAW.
The Gazttle of last week has an article in
which it denies that the usury law of the last
session is a Locofoco party question. It don't
deny, however, that the Locofoco party had a
fnajority in both branches of the Legislature
hearty two-thirds in the House, —and yet this
law was passed, with parties thus constituted.
Upon that party, certainly, the blame must tie,
as they bad the power to defeat it, but instead
of doing so, carried it through, a3 seen by that
paper. According to its own showing, eight
more Locofocos voted for it than of all other
parties combined! If a law passes a Locofoco
Senate, a Ltcofoco Ilouse, and receives the
signature of a Locofoco Governor, it appears to
us very strange that au unscrupulous paper
should coutend that its party is not responsible.
Boor man, if yon.ever borrow a little money
to save your property, and have to pay from
six to fifty per cent., for it. (the rich shy lock
can take as much interest as he pleases,) re
member who passed the law, and have no more i
to da with a party that is forever crushing!
Our frieuds will notice the call for an auti-
Lecompton State Convention, to be held at
llarrisburg on the Bth of July, next. The
call is designed to embrace all those who op
pose the iniquitous Buchanan administration on
the Lecompton question. The strong probabil
ity fow is, that there i? fast consolidating, not
only in Pennsylvania, but over the whole
North, and in a portion of the Southern States,
a graud National Baity, on this question, that
will carry everything before it, like the migh
ty tornado, at the next election. The days of
Locofocoism, Lccomptooism and Plunder, are
doomed. The handwriting is on the wall, and
like the Babylonian, they quake and tremble.
We are sorry that the nigger-organ refuses
to publish the communication of some great
unknown "Junius," in Bloody Run, in refer
ence to tLc speech of the Locofoco political lea
der of the South, Senator Hammond, in which
ho calls we poor laboring freemen of the North
"mud-sills" " while slaves," &c. Our article
of a few weeks ago, was such a crusher, that
the editors are sick of the question, and want
no more to do with it. If "there is more truth
than poetry" in this libeller of the North,
Hammond's speech, as that paper says, why
does it not publish it? Publish "Junius'"
communication and Hammond's speech. Do!
The Gazette don't seem to like the result of
the late Philadelphia election. Dry up your
tears, friends, you will hear plenty mote such
thunder, before the people are done with Le
THE HAIL ROAD.
The meetings are now being held in different
parts of the County for the purpose of procur
ing stock. Let every man who desires a Kail
lioad, who wishes the advancement of the
County, and his own interests, attend the meet
ings, get his ueighbor to go likewise, an<f when
there, subscribe liberally. Unless this is done
we might as well give up, and plod on in the
old way, always fifty or a hundred years be
hind our neighbors. Subscribe as you ought,
and we will have the road in less than two
"As Democrats, we stand on the platform of
priuciplcs adopted by the last Democratic Na
tional Convention." — Gazette.
Do you? That's strange ! The Cincinnati
Convention adopted the principle of popular
sovereignty —that the people of each Territory
only had the right to make their own laws.—
Let Senator Douglas, the great author of that
very doctrine, auswer where the Iluehauan,
faction now stand, ia their efforts to force an
obnoxious constitution upon the people of Ivtn
sas, aud thus deprive them of their liberty.
THE FLOOD.—The Juniata and Running's
Creek, owing to the late heavy rains, are now i
higher than they have been known for many
years. The damage to feuces and the crops,
lying along these streams, io this County, will
be great. In many cases whole fences have
been swept away, and fields of corn, and oth
er kinds of grain, entirely destroyed.
The Union Prayer meeting to-night is to be
held in the Presbyterian Church. It will be
led by Rev. Mr. Aughiubaugh, of the German
Reformed Church. The meetings still appear
to ho well attended, by persons of all religious
opinions. That they may do much good, and
bind in closer bonds the entire christian com
munity, should be the earnest effort of all.
The regular quarterly meeting of the Meth
odist cliuich commenced on last Saturday—
The sacrament was administered on Sunday af
ternoon. Rev. Mr. Gayer, the Presiding Ei
der, was iu attendance, and delivered seveial
powerful sermons. lie is a preacher of more
than ordinary power, and rivets the attention
of his congregation.
CORRECTION. —Tn our paper of the 14th
ins., under the head of "Court Proceedings,"
in the case of 'ho Commonwealth vs sundry
persons for openiug a grave, and taking anil
carrying away the body, the name of Win.
Rollins is mentioned. No ouo of that name
„ was a moan u umber; 18*
.MORE MONRV WANTED.—The President
has ask%l Congress for permission to contract
a loan of fifteen millions, for a period of time
not exceeding ten years. The Senate Commit
tee on Finance have the matter under consid
eration. This measure is rendered necessary
by the diminution ot receipts at the Federal
For (he Inquirer.
WOOD BERRY "LOCAL."
WOODBERRV, May 24, 1858.
Mr. OvF.lt :
Woodberry is technically dull
! just now, but ideally it is waking, and for fear
i that you are not awaro of the fact, I must in
form you that we have some persons hero who
arc decidedly impulsive, and when the least
imaginable breez: is lot off from any other sec
tion of our glorious Union, which is calculated
to affect the mercury of a spirited person, they
"go off half-cocked," and do up things id'ally
or fancifully for a "few days." As an in
stance, 1 would mention that a few days ago
we received information true or false, of the
letting of the Sherman's Valley llailroad, ex
tending into the Broadtop coal region, and
without more data, our worthy impulsive*, and
and among the rest, your worthy correspondent,
i proceeded to grow jebilaut over the afotesaid
budget, aud, in fact, not only jubilant but went
on in the glorious strain to build a branch ! a
"live railroad!" yes, thi#k of that! from
Woodberry to intersect said (as the lawyers
say) Sherman's Valley Itoad at,near, or at least
not far from somewhere in Hopewell Township.
Yes, sir, we came to the conclusion to suspend
tbe trifling project that has heretofore engaged
all our energies; of eoure, you know what I
am alluding to; if you do not, I aui sorry that
yon are so far behind the age: but sir, the
Woodberry and San Francisco project never
could have succeeded, and I am happy to say
I that it has beeu completely eclip3od bv the new
| project Wh.t Senators Gwin aud Broderick
i will think of ibis abandonment of their favor
ite idea,. 1 am not prepared to say, but I hope
they will not treat u3 worse than the Adminis
tration treated them under similar circum
stances. I DOW suggest to Bedford, since
Woodberry has left the fiold, to compete for
the Pacific ! the great Pacific! Of course J I
have no desire to arouse a certain fire that gen
erally burns for the length of two whole days
in Bedford, when projects of so much moment
are suggested. I am willing to go a whole
share in the Bedford aud San Francisco Bail
rood myself; just put me down.
On iho strength of the above well-founded
scheme, the Impulsivcs, in part, willing to
gratify their spirits, assembled at iMr. Fluck's
Hotel on Thursday evening, and "got off" the
first "hop 'of the season, and one that would
have done honor to the most tasty and fastidi
ous of Bonsaffon s pupils. Filer and his pu
pils did credit to tbo violin performance, the
supper was grand und luxurious; the ladies j
(may their drosses grow less') were too splen
did to talk about, and on that interesting occa- :
sion, carried the mind 9 of the Impulses far into
the realms of faucy. In fact, everything was :
in keeping with the sublime idea which sug- !
gested the assemblage, save that our perform
ance was what we intend to make the Railroad
"Excelsior" and reality.
On Saturday, the Woodberry and Patton3- j
ville Turnpike Company, which has been labor
ing under serious pecuniary embarrassments,
took advatitage of the breeze, while the spirit
of improvement was up, to let a mile and three
fourths of the two mileo and three-fourths not
graded of their road leading from Pattonsville
through Woodberry to Spang's Mills, with a
fine prospect of letting the balance, should the
spirit continue to progress, as it undcubedly
will, as our Railroad goes forward; we won't
get a charter yet, but that don't appeal - to be a
Bloomfield Furnace, as 1 havo been inform
ed by Sam. M'Mullin, the gent!emanly t clerk }
has again resumed operations under tho infla
ted ideas of the Impulsive®, and is doing a very
good business. She is now in the bauds of
Ricketston, of Pittsburg.
The wet and coll weather has proved a
fearful detriment to corngrowers, but the win
ter grain and grass ore much benefitted.—
Fruit is but little damaged, yet, aud if the
prayers of the righteous are heard, it will not
be further damaged. S. S.
Opinions of the Press in Kansas.
Below we give several extracts from papers
j published in Kansas, which were published af
ter the receipt of the passage of the English
Iv;nsaB Bill. Not a paper published in. that
Territory defends the adoption of that swindle.
! The Freedonis Champion, polished in Atkinson
city, publishes a long article against the adop
tion of the Lccompton Constitution, and con
clude* with the following ptragmph
"It cow devolves on the people of Kansas
when called upon to vote, to return to Wash
ington such au answer to this base proposal as
only Freeman can give. We know what that
answer will be. The men who attempt to bribe
settlers of Kansas into a tame submission* feel
none of the spirit which antimatcs them. They
! would rather remain outside of the Union forever
| than accept this swindle on any terms. They
hated it first from a sense cf its injustice, and
| at every step iu its progress as the villainy
: whirli has grown more infamous, their hatred
has grown more intense; and we know that we
speak the sentiment of the whole Free State
element in this Territory when we say that no
consideration whatever could induce the pjjople
to,live under the Leecmpton Cop-st^ui^p. —
tlie paltry acres with which unprincipled men
have sought to purchase their manhood."
"It now remains for the people of this Ter
j ritory to decide whether they will accept the
j bribe offered to them by Congress, or reject it,
; and with it that budget of villainies, the Le
compton Constitution. We have too much
j confidence in the integrity of the people of
Kansas to believe that they will accept any
: such proposition. Wo believe that they would
. rather remain a Territory eternally, than to
come into the Union under such insulting and
degrading conditions. What ! be bought up
like a flock of ? Sacrifice our princi
ples for the triumph of which we have been so
earnestly contending, for a fine slice of the
public lands? Away with such an idea. It is j
a libel alike on the good souse and patriotism
of our people—a miserable subterfuge, a flim
sy trick for stifliug the popular voice. Mr. <
English and the other Democrafs who favored i
this substitute have iudced won for themselves
a gioat name. But what a name 1 fit only to
| rank with the Judasesaod Arnolds—to be eov-
J cred with imperishable infamy. We are as
i sored, nay, we are confident, that the people
will administer such a rebuke to Mr. Buchanan
and his satelites as will make them tremble ia
their shoes." —Leavenworth City L'djrr.
"Having found that threats alone arc insuf
ficient to curb the people of Kansas, our cne
mtes have joined a threat and bribe, and hope,
by this means, to succeed in their nefarious I
| purposes. We would inform the Admin is tra- i
| tion and us minions, that the government does !
not own land enough to buy up the people of J
Kansas. The originators aud abettors ot the 1
movement are boasting that the inhabitants of j
this Territory would barter their hopes in this '
life and the next, for a grab at Uncle Sam's i
domain. \V hat a pitiable mistake! We would i
rather consign ourselves to eternal poverty
than be the instruments of our own degrada
tion. Who that mingles with the peoplc.hears
their opinions, and observes the spirit in which
they are expressed, can doubt as to what will
bo the result of that election? Our enemies
may consider us foMe and knaves, but give us
a chance at the ballot box, and we will return
tlm compliment."— Leavenworth Ledger.
"Tiio unfair admission of. the Lc
compton Constitution will not shield it- the
people will strike through the ordinance to'bury
the lance of their just indignation deep into
the [mart of the swindle, and thus struck down,
u. wwl be trampled into the very earth, whilst
its memory, like the ghost of Baoquo, will tor
ment the party which countenanced its crca- j
tioa and cbeiisbed its transient being."— !
"As we go to press we learn that the L
compton bill, as reported by English from the
Committee of Conference, has passed both
branches of Congress-in the house by nine
"Lecompton is, therefore, passed, provided
the poople of Kansas vote to adopt a proffered
land grant, otherwise we remain in a territoriol
condition until we have 93,000 inhabitant.
Ofcjutsr we will rcmaina territory!" iJats
"Our duty, us it appears to us, i s pi : ,; n
though it be paioful. With that devotion and'
magnanimity characteristic of the Free State
party, we should drop all thought of existing
State Governments: go, like one man, into the
election under the EuglisL bill, vote tho land
bribe with its Lccomptou appendage into eter
nity, and then urge forward emigration, so that
before another year rolls round, we may count
a population guaranteeing our admission into
the confederation, even uuder the high handed i
terms of the English bill.— Leavenuxjrth Times.
END OF THE MORMON REBELLION.
The intelligence tiiat Brigbuni Young has
practically abdicated to Gov. Gumming is now
coutirined through so many sources and by so
many Corroborating circumstances that nearly
all doubt as to its trathfulness is dissipated.
The Washington Union mot the statement at
first with a sturdy incredulity that appeared to
verge on a desire to have it proved unfounded,
but 13 now forced to admit that it seems highly
"probable that the news we have received,
though unofficial and incomplete, many never
theless foreshadow au important and desirable
change in our relations with Utah." The as
persions which it allowed a correspondent to ;
throw tvpon the sources through which the in
formation was received arc also withdrawn.
Col. Thomas Ivune, whoso volunteer efforts j
have been so efficiently exerted in bringing j
about the desired result, it is now admitted, is '
not a Mormon, but "a worthy brother of the late
lamented I)r. Kane, possessing his energetic j
and benevolent character," whose journey to j
Salt Like, "as a private individual, was uuder- |
taken from motives of pure benevolence, and in |
the hope the he might be instrumental in in
ducing the Mormons to submit to the constitu
tion und the laws, ahd thcts spare the effusion
of blood." Col. Rich, who vouched for the
authenticity of the naws, is also vindicated ns
being neither "a Moruion nor the son of a Mor
mon" but an old and reputable sutler at Fort
Leavenworth, where he has been for the past
fifteen or twenty years, who has a sou in the
army and now connected with the quartei mas
ter's department at Fort Sen' t, and probably
derived his information through him.
The confirmation of the peaceable disposi
tion of the Mormons and their sensible deter
mination to submit to the legal authority of the
United States, through it may conflict with the
political schemes of some parties, and cruelly
j disappointed the rich expectations that others
| had founded upon the vast expenditures the
j coßtinuinee of the war would necessitate, is
I yet a matter for national congratulation. In
| dependent of the fact that Biigbaui Young's
I change of position from open rebellion to quiet
| submission, will overcome the necessity for a
fierce and lloody conflict, which, however as
j sured might be the final triumph of the Govern
ment,would stiil be attended with scenes ef mis
ery, desolation and bloodshed, we bare tbefee
consideration '>f pecuuiary saving that the pres
ent condition of the national exchequer redder
exceedingly pertinent. The heavy cost incurred
; in merely preparing for this war has shown how
vast an expenditure would have been required
to carry it on. The authentication of the uews
will put a stop to further military movements,
and save the treasury millions. There will be
no necessity for calling out the three volunteer
j regiments, and the troops concentrated at Fort
i Leavenworth and Jefferson Barracks may again
ibe distributed along the frontier posts. The
; force which Gen. Johnston has within a short
j distance of Salt Like city will be quite suffi
i cient to support Gov. Gumming under the new
tlroVgh the Mormon suXmTssTolTto vThat
j they had the sense to preceive would at last be
| an inevitable necessity has greatly altered the
i position of affairs, it by no means has removed
: all tfco difficulties that are presented by their
occupation 'of Utah Territory. In some res-
I pcct., indeed, it may rather complicate these
I diffi ulsies. Had thoy persisted in their at
titude of open rebellion, the Grdiun kno
' would have been briefly and sternly cut bv the
j sword, and forcibly overcome, slaughtered and
j dispersed, the existence of Mormon settlements
within the United 'States have decided
finally. Now we have them nominally submis
sive, yet actually, no doubt, cherishing the same
schemes of independence and devoted to the
same practices which have made them legally
and morally a national nuisance. Wo cannot
continue to make war on them simply because
they are Mormons and practice polygamy, and
yet, if not hold under by such stroDg repressive
measures as the Government may legally adopt,
it is manifest that a few years will fiud then'
again defying control and calling for the same
demonstration of power as has now brought
them to their senses. It will be the duty of
Government to see to this, and the determina
tion of the Administratis, which has already
been unofficially announced,to keep an adequate
and well provisioned force at Salt Lake citv,
and maintain a lino of communication thence
with hort Leavenworth, is a moasureof common
prudence that commands itself to the approval
of all. Under the surveillance of such a force
as will forbid their usujpation of power and ex- j
pose the obscenity of their social practices, the i
Mormon leaders will no doubt soon obtain a i
revelation calling them to a new promised laud >
without the jurisdiction of our Government, and j
we shall be happily rid of tho responsibility i
and disgrace of their presence.— Baltimore !
AN INFANT EATEN BY lIOGS.
Mr.. Amos Kurlow, of Medina, informs us,
says the Olevcl and PJtindealci, that as ho was
coming to the city this morning, ho saw, a few
rods ahead, when about five miles from towu,
two hogs ravenously devouring something in
the middle ol the road. As he approached the
spot the hogs fled, leaving a small pool in the
middle of the toad. On investigation Mr.
Barlow found that it was an infant they had
been engaged on. The head and one foot
were whole and untouched, hut the other por
tions of the body, except a few boues, had been
devoured. By the bead, Mr . Barlow thinks it
was a female infant.
Looking ia the direction taken by the hoes
in their flight, Mr. Barlow saw a woman lyin"
in the gutter, apparently asleep. He went to
her and found that she was in a state of "un
conscious and beastly intoxication. Evidently
tho miserable wretch was the mother of the in
fant. 3lr. Barlow informed tho people of a
farm bouse near by, and they weut aud carried
her to their house. She was a stranger to
them. She is a German. and apparently about
forty years old. [t is altogether a shoaking
"Old Bob, a negro drummer in the Revolu
tionary war, died recently in Elbert co., Geo
at the advanced age of 107 years He was
present at the battle of Eutaw Springs, Guii
tord Court House, and lirandjwiue.
A fire occurred at Chicago, on Tuesday I
morning last, which consumed several build- I
wgs of small value, but a dreadful loss of life
resulted. Ame persons arc known to be burn
ed and tcrec others are missing.
M.tJOR GEKGBAL P. F. SMITH.
The death of PEttSiKKR F. Smith, Major
General in the United States army, which
'took place at Fort "Leavenworth, Kansas, on
Monday last, the 17tb, is an irremediable na
tional less. The news has occasioned us little
surprise, while sharing in the general grief
over shell a dispensation. General Smith had
been in failing health for some years past.—
When we last met him We were startled at the
great change in his appearance. The erect
and hardy soldier, whom we "kneW so well, and
remembered so kindly, ten years before, could
hardly be recognised in the attenuated frame
and tremblingtuovenientsof that human wreck.
His indisposition during the Mexican war, aggra
vated by bis late residence in Texas, at the
head of the military division in that quaiter of
! the T'liiorr, no doubt hastened his death. There
| was much in the history and tho character of
Geneiiil Smith interesting and exemplary.—
Apart from his military genius, he was a rare
I scholar, a good lawyer, an accomplished gentle
j man, and an upright man. The Evening Bui
■ hlin of yesterday contains a short and faithful
I .sketch ef his cnrcc-, from which wo copy as
"Geo. Smith was a worthy son of Pennsyl
vania, having been born in this city in Novem
ber, 1798, so that ho was in the GOth year of
his age. Be was a son of Jonathan Smith,
formerly cashier of tho Hank of Pennsylvania,
and afterwards cashier of the Bank of the Uni
ted States. Jonathan Smith, whoso father
held ar, important public office iu Chester coun
ty under the Colonial Government, came to
Philadelphia during the last century. The
maternal grand-father of Gen.Smith was Per
sifer Frazer, who was a lieutenant colonel in
the revolutionary army.
"After going through a collegiate course
and graduating at Priuceton, the subject of
this notice studied laW tinder the late Charles
j Ohauncey, Usq. Upon his admission to prae
-1 tioe be removed to New Orleans, where he re
sided, engaged in tho duties of his profession,
until the period of the Florida war, when he
volunteered for service there, and setved gal
lantly during two campaigns under General
Gaines. It was here that his military talent
was brotight to the knowledge of General Tay
lor, and it was upon his recommendation that
I the Governor of Louisiana gave to Litn the
. command of the Louisiana, volunteers for ser
t vice in the war with Mexico, lie served under
' Generjl Taylot in the campaign of Ute Llio
"In May, 1846, while in Mexico, he was ap
| pointed Colonel of the Ilifle R-giment, that
j was raised for the war, and for his services at
the siege and capture of Montery he was
vetted Brigadier General. He was subsequent
ly ordered to join General Scott, aud couunan-
Ce da btigade on the memorable march from
V era Cruz to tbe ci'y of Mexico, taking a prom
inent part in lite most important buttfes.
- TOnJim£iL c areinam
Ucnerai beott. in In? official report, stating that
| he 'closely directed the whole attack in front
with his habitual coolness and ability.' At
; Chcpultopee also he was prominently engaged,
as also iu the final struggle at the city gates.
; Gen. Scott, in his reference to the Helen Gate
| affiir, again describes General Smith as'cool,
unembarrassed, aud ready,' and these were dis
j languishing traits of his military character.
"After the war was over. Gen. Smith, who
! had been promoted to the rauk of Major-Genc
i ral by bievct, for bis services at Contreras, was
| ordered to California, to the commaud of that
i military department. Subsequently, he held a
| similar command in Texas. Iu 1850 he wis
ordered to Kansas, where he has remained in
| comni md until quite recently, when he was ap
j pointed to the couimind of the expedition to
The recent insults to the American Flag by
British cruisers, have elicited the severe and
just condemnation of the l'ress throughout our
country j and vrc are exceedingly gratified at
the prompt Government indications oi'a purpose
to rcsen: this interference with our commerce.
A message front the President, enclosing a
letter from the Secretary of the Navy on Hie
ssbject of British aggressions in the Gulf of
.Mexico, was seut to the Senaie on Thursday,
and ordered to be punted.
Gen. Cass iays beforo iler Majesty's Minis
ter, in brief, the leading facts connected with
•he operations of the "Siyx." Lord Napier
simply acknowledges the communication, and,
without submitting any view= or opinions of his
own ou the subject, assures the Secretary that
his uespatch will be laid before his government
at as early a day as possible.
But the most important and interesting com
munication in the series, is the despatch from
| the Secretary of State, Gen. Cass, to the Amer-
I tcan Minister in London, Mr. Dallas, instruct- j
| ing hiuMo lose no time in laying before Her I
j Majesty s government astatemont of these out- !
, rages, and to demand that the conduct of the
j p r 'tiab officers be not only discontinued, but
disavowed and condemned] aud in cases where
actual loss has been sustained, indemnity is to
j bo insisted upon.
The tone ol the Secretary's note is dignified
j and courteous, but firm and decided. In our
judgment, it meets the case precisely as it ought
ito be met. Aud we are quite persuaded, that
j the reason for the remonstrance, and the dc
| maad tor redress it convoys, arc so clear and
j that ller Majesty's government
. cauuot fail to respond to it in a becoming spir
, it, aud with a promptitude which will very
! speeuily put at re3t all appreheusions of future
trouble with Nnglaud;
Accompanying theso documents, we have a i
despatch from the Secretly of the Navy, an- '
nouuoing that a fleet of vessels had been or
dered to cruise actively on tba northern coast
ot t/uoa to protect the persons and property of
American citizens, and to protect all vessels of
Waited States from search or detention from
vessels of war of auy other nation. The fleet
will consist of—
Steam frigato Wabash 40 guns.
War steamer Fulton 5
Razee Savannah 50
Brig Dolphin 4
l°' a l 99 gun?.
Spain, also is* to be held responsible for Brit
ish outrages upon the American flag in the liar- '
bor of S'gna la Grande! This part of the des
patch of Secretary Cassis especially signifi
On Tuesday morning last, at the residenco
of the bride's father, by Rev. F. Benedict
Mr. Davit. F. Kaupkmav and Miss Axnjk
On the day, by tbe same, Mr. Job M.
Lvsinoer and Miss Malixha Kxox.
With the above marriage notices we receiv
ed a nice "wedding eike," for which the bride's
and grooms have our thanks— rod may joy ami
, happiness always attend them.
On the 20th inst., iy tie Rev. 11. Hecker
| man, Mr. Jacob Shink and Miss Rebecca
Stickler, both of Bedford tp.
On the 4t} inst., Rev. O. B. Thayer, at
J the residence of Dr. John 5). Potor, Cherry-
Grove, Carrol Co., 111., Dr. J. K. Eberle, of
Auiboy City, Lee Co., 111, formerly of Hunting,
don Co., Pa., and Miss Meuab .Shipley, for
merly of Baltimore City.
On the 1 Grli inst., at the residence of her
husbaiid, in Middle Wood berry Township, Mrs.
Susan 14., wife of David Kslileman, aed 22
years, 5 njou'hs, and 3 days.
The deceased has been torn by the tuthless
hand of Death from a large and admiring cir
cle ot friends, who loved aud esteemed her whilo
living, and in death deeply sympathize with
! (he unfortunate young husband'who has thus
by the palsying touch of death, had wrenched
from liis bosom the beloved wife, the fond moth
er, the cheerful companion and aff-ctionato
friend. Iler affliction was short an i violent,
I which she bore with christian foitttule, plac
, ing her trust in Him who never said, "seek ye
| my face in vain."
"Death came on am.tin.
And exercised below bis iron reign.''
NOTICE IN LIB hi, FOR DIVORCE
Char! T. B'ake, .In the Common Pleas of
vs. Bedford County,
Margaret Bl.ikc, ( No. 39 May Term, 1853.
hereas Charles T. B'ake did prefer his petition
to the judges ot the court of Common Plras of the
( County • f Bedford praying for ttie causes therein
j set forth that he l e divorced from the bonds of
! Matrirn >ny entered into with Margaret Blake, we
i therefore comuiatid yo't as we before commanded
! you tbe said Margaret Blake, th-.t laying aside all
1! other business and ex.-uses whatsoever, you tie and
appear in your proper persons before our Judges at
Bedford on the Ist. Monday the 30th day of Aug.,
next, to answer the petition or liln! of the sail
Charles T. Blake, and show cause why the said
tli tries T. Blake, -your husband should not be di
! vorced from the bonds of Matrimony agreeably to
1 the act of assembly in such case made and provided
and hereof fall not.
Sheriff's Office, ( W.M. FLUKE,
I Bedford, May 21, '5B. \ Sheriff.
Alias Subpoena en Libel for Divorce.
| T. LflnKe l In rirtr-Outirt of Common
vs - Pleas of Bedford County.
Margaret Blake. ) May T., No. 39, ISO*! '
May 3d 1858, on motion of G. 11. Spang, Esq.,
Samuel J. Castuer, Esq., w is duly appointed Com
and rep " rt th " san ~ u
A S.TTAT E ,P r „„,.,.
j Notice.— The undersigned commissioner,"ov vir
| tueof the foregoing authority, hereby gives notice
that be will -attend to the duties ot his appointment
on .Monday, the 14th day of June, 3858, at bis office
. in the town ot Wood berry. Bedford county Fa.,
i li t and where all parti -s interested niav atte-i 1 it
j they think proper. SAM'L J. (J 4STNEK
May JH, 1858- Conimissioner.
mtJrm. tL JE •
IS lie re'-y given, in pursuance of an Act entitled
an Act lor the regulation ol the uiiiioriued Miiiii i of
i nionm,;illho? on " a ->npproved Al.nl Ist
1808, (See Sec. 4th, Art. 12tU,) tint all Uic organ
i/ed and uniformed Companie# of u, c county ot
Bedford, are hereby requited ami comiuanded to
meet in the town ot Bloody Bun. in said county, on
I nday, the 18th of June, next, at 10 o'clock 4
M., wln-n and where they will be organized into a
regiment, and also will, on said day. elect one t>er -
son to till the oftiee ol Colonel, one jtersou to till
the <'f Lieut. Colonel, and one person to fill
the ufhco of Major, in pursuance ol said Act
LEMUEe EVANS, Brigade inspector,
a.mH5B. I s . iS., loth D.
It Kl* p J f J.
BEFOIIE THE PEOPLE!
! „ 1 ",t; largest Assortment of . Rodney King &
I Co s i hiladelplna made. Ladies,' Misses'"and cliil
j drens flue Boots, Shoes. Gaiters, English Buskins.
; IN s and Slippers, to IKS found in Bedford, txpress
| ly adapted for retailing, being made in the most sub
stantial manner, and warranted to fit. Bought di
rect from the manufacture's for net cash, and sold"
at a sniatl advance, bv
OS TUB, M A N SP£ A KE R & CAKN
New Siore, No. 1, Cbcap side.
WAR WITH EiVGIAIVD'
ntation on tl is side of the water, and should "an
cient Jol.u' not come in, we should not b surpris-
O ■ r v t0 man ''°stations. Me.ur.vhile,
Oster, Manspeaker & Cam successors to R UV v I
Otter, are receiving nn additional supply ot Yew
Goods, which they wnl continue to sell cheaper than
evtr m their new and handsomely fitted up room, re
cently occupied by Hupp & Oster,
May 28. New Store No. ], Cheap side.
BEFORE TIIE LADIES!
• X U f gea i assortment of fashionable Parasols
in Bedford. Bought for net cash, and sold at a
smuß advance, bv,
OSTER, MANSPEAKER & CAR If
May 28. New Store, No. 1, Cheap side.
THE light place to bay, Ostkii, M.inspkakek a
Carx'S New and handsome Store, No'. I, Cheat/
side, is THE place after all where you get vour
money back, to which fact Crowds daily testify br
their smiling countenances and' the /ooSv of goods
they take With 1 them', as they leave'the Nevv Store
May 28. No. 1, Cheap side.
LETTERS of administration cfc* the Estate of
John Lutz, late of .Suakesprmg Township, (fec'tl.
having been granted fro the sr.bscriber, residing in
said township, all .pensons indebted to s :id estate
are therefore notified to make payment immediate
ly, and those having claims against sai l estate wilt
present them forthwith, projerlv authenticated for
set I lenient. MICHAEL LUTZ,
May 21, 1K;>8; Adm'r.