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THE HUNTINGDON GLOBE, A DEMOCRATIC FAMILY JOURNAL, DEVOTED TO LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS, &C.
Huntingdon, Wednesday, Jan. 21,1857.
Line upon Line-.4tero and There a Little.
-M.PAYLCG Ur—Some of our delinquent subscribers.—
There are a "few more of the same sort" we should be
glad to see or hear from. , CoMe along, gentlemen.
"The price of Libbity is Eternal Vigilance," but the
price of "TEM GLOBE" is only $1 60 per annum, in advance.
Amazingly cheap! Subscribe for it.
VEt = Gen. Cameron's election was announced in the Uni
ted State Senate on Thursday.
'The Now York "Herald" and " Mirror" names John
W. Forney for Post Master General. A meeting of his
frleads in Philadelphia names him for Collector of the
%M J, Clancy Jones, of forks, has also been named for
'a Cabinet office—and David IL Porter for Collector of the
Port at Philadelphia.
.143 F-The Democrats of Pottsville held an indignation
!fleeting, and handled their representatives, Wagonseller
and Lebo, pretty roughly. Ditto the Democracy of York ,
their representative S. Menear.
.......Cameron arrived in 'Washington on Thursday.
11a-Snare's Prize Concert cornea off on Friday evening
next. A few tickets still on hand. Wo expect to see a
SEirDrs. Miller & 'Frazer, Dentists, ztay now be found at
their rooms near the Presbyterian Church. Call on them
if you want to feel comfortable and look ten or twenty
years younger than you really are.
'The new bridge at Huntingdon, now almost comple
ted, will be one of the best jobs on the Juniata; indeed
we doubt whether there can be a better bridge erected by
any other builders in the State. Messrs. Wise & Eby may
feel proud of their work.
The "Franklin House," now occupied by C. Ceuta,
was sold at auction on Saturday, for $3,660. We have not
learned who was the purchaser.
y Friend Horton,„ of Hopewell, who was sometime
since badly beaten by a number of Irishmen, is rapidly re
covering. He was not beaten because he was a Know No
thing, as the " AmeriCan" would have it. Horton is a demo
crat—and would rather take another chance with the ras
cals than be anything else—that's so, ain't it, Squire.
Ite_Moires Hearten, of Mill Creek, informs his "friends
and acquaintances in Huntingdon county," through the
Columns of the Shirleysburg Herald, that he "will drink
no more intoxicating drinks, unless for medical purposes,"
and deems the use of whiskey as "injurious - to his purse,
character and health." Moses has come to a very sensible
Antrim:m—Our neighbor over the way, has returned
from his journey to Washington City, whither we supposed
he had gone to—be voted for. tie looks well.
Wax Is IT 7—Our government lands cost one dollar an
acre on an average, andcharhpagne two dollars a bottle.—
How many a man dies landless, who, during his life, has
swallowed a township, trees and all."
The man who thought he could learn to make boots
by swallowing sherry cobblers, has just got out a work in
which he attempts to prove that by eating hops you will
acquire a knowledge of waltzing.
.-Our old and esteemed friend, JACOB Mutsu, Esq., has
opened a Scrivener's Office, and will attend to drawing
Wills, Deeds, Mortgages, Articles of Agreement, &e.,
Mr. Miller is highly competent, awl we recommend him to
the favorable consideration of our friends. gee his card hi
A BLASPHEMOUS WEETCEL—At a Black Republican meet
ing held at South Dover, Duchess county, N. Y. a few days
before the election, the Reverend 13.11. Davis, a professional
minister of the Gospel, in the course of his "bleeding
Kansas" Speech, said: " Every vote cast for James Bu
chanan and against J. C. Fremont, is a vote to inflict a
stripe upon the Back of Jesus Christ." What sort of reli
gion do they have in Duchess county, where this lunatic
A" - -The gunting,don county Agricultural Society held a
Meeting on Tuesday evening of last week. We have nut
been furnished with the proceedings. We would suggest
the election of two or three additional Secretaries for the
purpose of writing off an extra copy of the minutes within
iSix days from the day of each meeting, to be published of
"all the papers of the county!"
.THE GREATEST TREAT OF TUE Satsox.-31rs. John Rhodes
has our thanks for two messes of krout. Our barrel went
to staves for the want of something to put in it.
Watriek Smith, tried last week for the murder of his
child, was found guilty in the second degree. Not yet sen
tenced. We defer the publication of the Commonwealth
cases until next week.
THE BIBLE AND SLAVERY.—The Rev. Albert Barnes, the
distinguished and learned Presbyterian clergyman of the
New School, has lately written a pamphlet attempting to
move that the Bible gives no sanction to slavery. The
Bet: I% A. Ross, a brother clergyman of tile same branch
of the Church, is replying in thd Christian Observer, a
Presbyterian paper, and his argument is that the Bible
does sanction slavery, and that it is in condemnation of
every principle of the abolitionists.
How To SWEETEN' SOLITUDE.—Shut a boy down in a cellar,
rind giro him free access to the molasses barrel.
VS, The Duke of St. Thorn was in Petersburg, lit., last
Week, on his way to New York. Ire is a splendid nigger,
with lots of baggage—is a high noble of Hayti : a particu
lar friend of Faustin, and visits the United States with a
view to matrimony! "What do you think of that girls r ,
•fz?The New Marriage Law, which has just been passed
in Austria, recognizes the marriage of a boy of 14 with a
girl of 12 as valid, "but the parties are to be separated un
til they are of age."
ia- Talk about "mysterious knockings,"—what is more
mysterious than the knockings of two human hearts, set
in operation by the magnetism of youthful love ?
aky—The pews in Henry Ward Beecher's Church, Brook
lyn, have been rented at 51,000, for the next year.
GoNr..—Of the 26 members of the famous Hartford Con
vention, every one has passed to his grave.
ItfATRIMONY MADE EAST.—A bill has been introduced into
the North Carolina legislature, entitled "An act to encour
age and promote matrimony." This bill authorizes the
judges of the supreme and superior courts, and all licensed
practising attorneys-at-law, to solemnize the rites of mat.
rimony, under the same rules as justices of the peace and
ministers of the GospeL
It is a singular fact, that when the Indian swears
he swears in English. There are no oaths in the Indian
v6.The Indians of California are fast becoming exter
minated by disease and famine.
EDUCATIONAL.—Prof. J. F. STODDARD, by
appointment of the County Superintendent,
will deliver a Lecture on the subject of Edu
cation in the Court House on Saturday even
ing neat. The public are earnestly requested
- to attend. All those interested in the great
subject of education should not fail to be
MORE . TERRITORIES—NEW STATES, 4:0:
Judge DOUGLAS, of the Committee on Territo
ries in the Senate, has in charge the matter
involved in the bill of Mr. RICE, of Minneso
ta, to authorize that Territory to form a con
stitution and State government, preparatory
to her admission into the Union. It is un
derstood that Judge DOUGLAS will soon re
port a bill for this purpose, and also to form
.a new Territory out of the Territory of Min
nesota, to be called the Territory of Dacotah.
Judg" Douoras'.bill will propose the division
of Minnesota, by a north and south line, into
nearly equal parts, the eastern half to form
the new State of Minnesota, and the western
half the Territory of Dacotah.
A bill authorizing the people of Oregon to
form a constitution and State government,- is
in committee of the whole in the House, and
it is probable that this will be taken up and
passed through at the same time with the
hills above alluded to.
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TYRONE Crrr, January 17th,1857
I have had a Summer in Pennsylvania
again, after a labyrinth of nine years' wan
derings between the Allegany and Pacific,
Lake Superior and the tropics, interspersed
with metropolitan experiences in Atlantic
cities and episodes among the mountains of
New England. Vhen I came to Chester
county, last Spring, there were snow-wreaths
in the fence-corners : and from the field of
Germantown to the tomb of St. Clair, I have
loitered by the Schuylkill. and Brandywine,
the lioneybrook, Susquehanna, Cadorus, Ju
niata, Aughwick, Mushannon, Kiskiminetas,
Black-Lick, Allegany, Monongahela, and fra
grant meadows of Loyalhanna, until the Sum
mer is ended, gray Autumn gathered to a
sepulchre of ice, and winds of January are
whistling through leafless boughs.
In that time, I have lain in wait for deer
among the tall hemlocks and devouring gnats
of Clearfield, and prospected for lead ore in
Ground Hog Valley situate in the fabulous
region beyond Broad Top. I have filled an
album of memory with quiet scenes of shady
nooks by river -side, romantic views from the
crests of mountains, and pleasant words fresh
spoken by friends of long-ago. There has
also been a filling-in of editorial recreations,
in which dog-chubs and suckers, literary veg
etables, rats and other quadrupeds have ag
glomerated and fizzled through, as grotesquely
as blue monkeys waltzing to sheet-iron thun
der in the mimic scenes of a Bowery melo
drama.. And now
"The melancholy days have come,
The saddest of the year;"
and as the variety-seeker turns his face east
ward, there is a cheerful glow once more
about the picture of city life, with its com
fortable libraries and lecture rooms, and
quick clash of mental steel in which the
metal of men's souls melt.
I have lately been to take another look at
Canoe Valley—the old valley where the sun
has risen more fresh and splendid than it
ever shall upon any other valley of earth.—
That was in the summer mornings of infancy,
when with tottering steps I chased butterflies
and 'hunted the cowslip along the margin of
the meadow. Then each afternoon was long
as a golden month ; there was more of power
and liquid sweetness in the warbling of the
thrush than in all the grand orchestral melo
dies of Bethooven ; and the green trees reach
ed up to the thick blue sky whose near roof
shut off from view the dazzling angels. But
the glory has departed
"From the idols of my childhood,
From the valley and the wildw•ool;
From the brook across the meadow,
From the orchard's cooling shadow."
And now the, quick-shifting scenery of this
life-drama, for more than a month past, has
changed from the cheerful activities of out
door life to the chamber of the invalid.—
Three weeks among the mountains, in windy
weather, has brought back my old enemy, the
bronchitis, with its msdnight hours of fever
ish inquietude. And so a reluctant farewell,
for the season, to steaming it on railroad from
village to city, with evenings of illuminated
lecture-halls, beaming with good-natured
faces •and eyes to look with kindness into
mine. " Old books to read" console the slow
winged hours, or at listless intervals, I watch
the snow-flakes drifting bright and free.—
Aroused from uneasy slumber at dead of
night, by reverberations of the steam-whistle
among the cliffs of Bald. Eagle Gorge, I look
out upon Orion who, in stately march through
the southeastern sky, with mailed hand, beck
ons on the starry host. - The Hyades, with
its strange-colored Aldebaran; the Seven
Stars—that sparkling breast-pin on the dark
blue vest of Night ; the glittering corona of
Berenice; the Northern Hunter in his cir
cumpolar chase; "Arcturus and his sons,"
and all the dear stars are there which I have
loved from boyhood—the old eternal stars
which shone upon Phoenicia and Babylon,
the glories of Scsostris, and majestic Homer
as he sang of Troy, upon Isaac as he slept in
the open field, and upon Bethlehem - when
Christ was born—shone as they are shining
now in the cold calm splendor of everlasting
silence. Among the stars,
PRINTING OFFICE LOAFERS.—The following,
from an Eastern paper, is sensible to the last,
and deserves a wide circulation :
"A printing-office is like a school—it can
have no interlopers, hangers-on, or twaddlers,
withcut a serious inconvenience, to say noth
ing of lost time, which is just as much gold
to the printer, as if metallically glittering in
his hand. 'What would be thought of a man
who would enter a school, and twaddle first
with the teacher, and then with the scholars ;
interrupting the studies of one, and breaking
the discipline of the other? And yet, this is
the effect of the loafer in the printing-office.
Ile seriously interferes with the course of
business, distracts the fixed attention which
is necessary to the good printer, and the in
terest of every establishment. No real man
ever sacrifices the interest, or interferes with
the duties of others. The loafer does both.
Let him think, if thought he ever has, that
the last place he should ever insinuate his
worthless and unwelcome presence into, is
The omnibus drivers of Covington, Ky., it is said,
charge double for ladies wearing hoops.
- The President elect has just been chosen an honor
able member of the Long Island Bible Society.
,ta.. A Bible was rattled off at a coffee house in. Louis
ville a few days ago. It was put up at $lOO, and won by a
Southern Kentuckian, who threw 44.
An Illinois editor, speaking of a rogue who lives in
his vicinity, says: "The rascal has broken every bank, and
jail, and Sabbath WO kayo had in this county for the last
ierrt..l hold it to be a fact, says Pascall, that if all per_
sons know what was said of each other, there would not
be four friends in the world.
Growth of the 'United States.
During the past year, says the Washington
Globe, the prosperity of the United States has
received an unexampled development. The
various sources of true national wealth, the
cultivation of-new lands, the increase of the
crops, the extension of manufactures, the
working of mines, the import and export
trade, foreign and home commerce, the con
struction and working of railroads, the growth
and embellishment of cities, have all wonder
fully increased, and, by adding largely to the
capital of the country, have given such im
pulse and activity to business of all kinds,
that it has far surpassed the best results of
any preceding year. This growth of pros
perity is but partially shown by the publish
ed statements of the Secretary of the Treas
ury, inasmuch as the fiscal year of the Gov•
ernment closes with the 30th of June, and,
while the results of those statements embrace
and are largely affected by the business of
the latter half of 1855, they do not include
that of the latter half of 1856. An approx
imate idea of -the business of the year can
be formed by examining tables - of the com
merce and finances of New York in 1856.
The transactions of the New York clearing
house for 1856, show an increase of $1,700,-
000,000, or thirty per cent on those of 1855,
making the total for the - year amount to the
enormous sum of $7,300,000,000. The trans
actions of the London clearing house in 1839
amounted to $4,772,000,000. They amount
now, probably, to triple that sum. If so, the
business of New York is equal to half -that
of London. In the imports and exports of
New York, there has been an increase of
thirty-three per cent. on those of 1855. The
increase in railroad traffic has been from
twenty to thirty per cent.
The increase in the cultivation of new
lands, one of the chief elements of our pros
perity, is shown by the large sales of those
lands, and by the grants of the public domain,
amounting to seventeen million six hundred
thousand acres, nearly four times the extent
of Massachusetts, or more than Belgium and
_Holland united. Besides these large a]pro
priations, Congress has granted during-the
year to railroads, or to States that will soon
er or later partially make a similar disposi
tion of them, about twenty-one million seven
hundred thousand acres; making a total of
sales and grants in a single year of thirty
nine million three hundreZl thousand acres,
equal in extent to Virginia, or to almost a
third of France. Notwithstanding the great
decrease for so many years in the Federal do
main, the public lands yet remaining unsold
in the Territories are equal in extent to the
present thirty-one States, or more than all
Europe, except Russia. Farming and indus
trial production has kept pace with other de
partments. Its approximate- value, as esti
mated by the Secretary of the 'Treasury from
the returns of the census of 1840 and that of
1850, was, during ; the year - 1856 about $2,-
600,000,000, or triple that of 1830.
The Secretary .estimates the value of the
entire property of the -United States, taxed
and not taxed;:at $11,317,000,000, exclusive
of the public domain. lie estimates the pop
ulation at 26,964,312.
At the close of 1855, there were 21,069
miles of railroad. There are now more than
24,000 miles. The telegraph, which does so
much to diminish the loss of interest on cap
ital, and to quicken business by annihilating,
as it were, the "magnificent distances" of our
territory, now extends in almost every direc
tion throughout the States. It is, estimated
that the aggregate length of our electric tel
egraph is from forty to fifty thousand miles.
Our merchant marine has made great pro
gress during the year. There have been con
structed two hundred and twenty-one steam
ers, and seventeen hundred and three sail
vessels, with an aggregate tonnage of 469,-
394 tons. Notwithstanding this large addi
tion, the official lists show a decrease in the
tonnage of the merchant marine on that of
1855, caused by a more careful examination
of the old lists, the effect of which has been
to drop from the account . a large number of
vessels sold abroad, lost, or long since con
During the year, the Federal Government
has reduced its debt twenty-live per cent.—
It now amounts to $30,000,000, with a resi
due in the Treasury of $22,000,000, after the
payment of all demands. The President
states that this debt can be entirely extin
guished for the second time, (it having been
entirely liquidated in 1835-300 by the be
ginning of 1858, and he recommends that
Congress take measures to prevent the inju
rious effects that would necessarily be pro
duced by too great an accumulation of specie
in the Treasury. The statements of the fi
nancial affairs of the various States show ev
erywhere a high degree of prosperity. The
different cities, counties and railroads through
out the Union, are in a like flourishing con
dition. The banks, except a few in the Eas
tern States, are also generally prosperous, in
consequence of the prudent restrictions put
upon their transactions by several Legisla
tures, and by their own private directors.—
The clearing houses of New York and Bus
ton, the former established in 1853, the lat
ter in 1855, have a wido influence. They
may be considered as the indispensable com
plement of the free banking system. To the
salutary influence exercised by these institu
tions, may be added that of the guarantee,
first demanded of the banks by a law of the
New York Legislature, and since exacted by
the Legislatures of other States, of a deposit
with the State to secure • the redemption of
bank notes. This latter regulation must pre
vent the risks of paper money, and the pos
sibility of such excessive issues as preceded
the crisis of 1837. The increasing propor
tion of gold as a circulating _medium since
the acquisition of California, the system of
specie payments adopted by the Government
since 1840, and the safe rule.for some time
pursued by it of making .no loans whatever
for any purpose, to associations, cities, coun
ties, or states, are additional securities for the
permanence of our monied and commercial
It is thought by many that the develop
ment of the resources of the United States
depends chiefly on foreign capital. The fal
lacy of this idea is shown by our progress
since the investment of foreign capital among
us was checked, three years ago, by the
prospect and subsequent actual existence of
the Eastern war. In that time our foreign
commerce has grown from $499,000,000 to
$642,000,000, an increase of thirty per cent;
there has been a reduction in the national
debt of $41,000,000, or $10,000,000 more
than the present debt; from $10,000,000, to
$15,000,000, at premiums of ten and fifteen
per cent, have been paid on European claims,
and $10,000,000 for the purchase of the Ale
silla valley, which equals in extent the king
dom of Belgium ; our trade with Canada,
under the new treaty, has increased from
$20,000,000 in 1853, to $50,000,000 in 1856;
our railroads, which in 1853 were hardly
16,000 miles long, are now, as already stated,
over 24,000 in length ; and the mines of Cali
fornia, have supplied us with about $170,-
000,000 in gold, which has paid for our for
and furnished a residue suffi
cient for our domestic wants. This residue
is obtained by deducting from $170,000.000,
the amount of gold received, $129,000,000,
the amount of specie exported, giving in
three years an addition of $41,000,000 to the
circulating medium of the country.
Meanwhile, our tonnage has increased 1,-
200,000 tons, or twenty-five per cent; the
cultivation of new lands, judging by the sales
of public lands, covers an extent of 27,000,000
acres, equal to the State of Ohio, or the king
dom of the Two Sicilies, while the total
amount of land sold. and granted for various
objects has amounted to 81,800,000 acres,
almost equal to New York, Pennsylvania,
and Ohio, or to the British Islands and Bel
gium. While the country has thus improv
ed, villages have been transformed into cities,
and cities have grown by the construction of
buildings unequalled by any built in former
years. In four years the number of post offi
ces has increased twenty-five per cent, or
from 20,001 in 1852, to 25,565 in 1856, show
ing the creation of 4,664 new centers of popu
lation in that short period.
Thus, year by year, are the United States
advancing in material prosperity, and, as a
natural result of the development of their
boundless resources, becoming, in a measure,
independent of the aid of foreign capital, to
which nothing but the desire to develope
with still more startling rapidity their great
natural advantages need now induce them to
resort. A vast, bewildering estate of na
tional - wealth and glory is before them, which
the great future offers to their eager hands.
May they not madly forfeit the noble prize due
to national virtue! Disunion and anarchy
would snatch it from them ; the preservation
of peace, union, and republican liberty would
insure to them its possession to eternity.
What will Happen in 1857.
A Happy New Year to all our readers "and
the rest of mankind !" The old year has
gone, the new one has come, and why should
we not wish each other happy.
Eighteen hundred and fifty-seven. This
date looks a little odd, but we shall soon get
used to it, and date our letters with a 7 in
stead of a 6. In entering upon a new year,
it is an excellent opportunity to form good
resolutions, to leave off bad habits, to forsake
unprofitable associations, and strike out upon
new paths of social and moral improvement.
How many of our readers will do it?
In many respects the present year will be
a remarkable 'one. It will contain 365 days,
and when it is not cloudy the sun will rise as
usual in the east.
There will be several eclipses of the sun
and moon durinf , the year, all of which may
be seen when they are visible.
There will be se, ral tremendous thunder
storms, during wait weather, and somebody
will get struck with lightning.
- There will'also be high winds, when there
is a gale, andjf- there should be no rain in
July and August, there will be a dry time.
The election of a new Governor will occur
in our State this year, and somebody will be
Politicians will wax warm, especially in
dog 'days, but those who suffer defeat, will be
likely to feel disappointed.
There will be wars and rumors of wars,
this year, and those who fight in battle will
be apt to smell gunpowder.
There will be fluctuations in the money
and provision markets. Those badly in debt
will realize the value of bank bills, more than
creditor's bills, while those who have neither
money or credit will feel pretty well down--
in the mouth. Flour will- rise and fall ;so
will the mercury in the thermometer. Sut
ter and lard will have a downward tendency,
especially in hot weather; so will oysters and
and eatables, when cooked
and ready for the palate.
Ministers will preach some of their hearers
to sleep, as usual, and hypocrites will wear
long faces on Sundays, but unless two Sab
baths should come in one week, there will be
twenty-six working days in a month, the same
as last year.
Lawyers will be in clover this year, if they
should find clients who have plenty of mon
ey, but Justice will not deal mercifully with
such as have empty pockets. Doctors will
keep on hand a large stock of pills, calomel,
and advice, and if thesesucceed in killing
their patients, the cause of their deaths will
be attributed to a "mysterious Providence,"
but bills for attendance will not diminish in
consequence, nor dyspeptic people leave of
taking patent quack nostrums.
Old maids will not grow any older this
year, widowers and widows will wear crape,
and sigh heavily at each other's presence,
but old bachelors will remain as crusty as
ever. Silly young ladies and gentlemen will '
read novels and talk about matrimonial bliss,
but young men and women will dispense with
such nonsense and go • and get married. At
all events a great many persons will commit
suicide or matrimony this year, notwithstand
ing which, moonshiny evenings will be just
as lovely as ever.
There will be an unusual number of signs
and wonders during the present year. Young
persons will dream singular dreams, and su
perstitious people will hear strange sounds.
Stars will be seen to fall from heaven, and
snow will come down in small flakes, yet
there will be green grass in the spring, and
turkeys for next thanksgiving.
A remarkable phenomenon will happen on
the 20th of March and on the 20th of Sep
tember. The days and nights will then be
just of a length, and the earth will turn com
pletely over without hurting any one. But
houses will get on fire about this time, unless
people are careful of their matches.
Slanderers and backbiters will not get wea
ry this year. There will be plenty of mate
rial for scandal, and if tea parties and sew
ing circles are rightly managed there will be
gossipping ameng neighbors for the nest
twelve months. Yet there will be mosquitoes
in July and apples in September.
A thousand other remarkable wings will
happen durinc , the year 1857. There will be
births and deaths, murders and riots, steam
boat explosions and railroad accidents, but
editors will continue to furnish their own
brains to feed the mental appetites of other
people, and go hungry themselves,:while Old
Nick will continue to collect the names of
those who cheat the printer, in order to give
them "fits" hereafter.
_At the M. E. Paoonage, on the 15th inst-, by the Roy. D.
Shoaff, Mr. Wits.LA:a MILLER of West township, and Miss
MARY COLESTOCK of Huntingdon, rm.
At his residence in Juniata township, on Tuesday morn
ing the 20th instant, Mr. Jou:: 'Yocum, aged 62 years, 1.1
mouths and throe wechq.
"SuriosEn Murtore—ln our telegraphic
column, this morning, will be found a dis
patch from Altoona, stating that "the body
of a well dressed man -was found about two
miles from that place, with his throat cut,"
&c., and that a letter was found in his pock
et addressed to Samuel L. Norcross, Dan
leith, Illinois." We learn from Mr. Samuel
McMasters, that a man bearing the same
name, S. L. Norcross, stopped at the Eagle
Hotel, in this city, on the night of the 14th
lust, and remained there until the evening of
the 15th, when he left on the 9.30 train on
the Pennsylvania Railroad. He was a young
man, in delicate health, and subject to fits of
insanity. He was accompanied by a man
named David McKinney, of Philadelphia,
who had him in charge. They hailed from
Illinois, and were bound for East Lexington,
Mass. It is therefore not unlikely that INer
cross may have left the train at Altoona, and
being deranged, may have committed suicide.
The facts will probably soon be developed.
&NOBLE FELLOW.—On the morning of
Dec. Ist, four little boys broke through the
ice on the lake near their school house, in
Waterville, Wis. The villagers hastened to
the spot, but the ice was so thin that none
dared venture to their aid. At this moment,
just as the boys were sinking, a young man,
eighteen years of age, named John Adams,
sprang forward, seized a fishing spear, and
leaving most of his clothes on the bank
plunged into the lake and saved two of the
boys. He then made another dash, and
saved the third. Adams was now almost ex
hausted, but the mother of the fourth boy
was standing near, in horrible agony, and
Adams said to her, "I will save your boy or
die." Tying a rope around his waist, he
told those on shore to pull him in if he sank,
and cried out, "Stand by the rope, I am
going to him." He then plunged in, swain
out some ten rods, breaking the ice with his
hands, seized the boy, who was sinking for
the third time, carried him ashore, and re
stored him to his mother's arms.
II USINESS NOTICES.
THE DAY IS FIXED !
. PRIZE CONCERT
Will Positively take place, without fail,
ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 23, 1857.
SECI3IIE TICKETS SOON L,;(
COME ALONG !
lie people attending Court will certain
ly call at
Prettyman's Daguerreotype Gallery )
and get a beautiful
Picture of Themselves
Plain and Fancy Printing.
Job work of all kinds- 7 -such as Handbills, Circulars,
Business, Visiting, and Show Cards, Tickets, Bill Heads,
Deeds, Mortgages, and all kinds of blanks, S:c., &c.
neatly printed at the "GLOBE" Job Office, Huntingdon. Pa.
.4* - Specimens of "Guam" printing can be seen at the
office—which will satisfy everybody that it is no longer
necessary to go to Philadelphia for neat work. Call and
see for yourselves.
A.33a.brotypes anal Daguerreotypes.
E. P. PRETTYMAN respoctfuly informs the public that he
is now perpared to take Dauguerroetypes and Ambrotypes
on glass, put up with double or single glass.
Booms at the Station House, Huntingdon Pa.
For Ready-Made Clot:Mug,
Wholesale or retail, call at If. ROMAN'S Clothing Store,
opposite Coats' Hotel, liuutingdon, ra., where the very
oest assortment of goods for men and boys' wear mad• be
found at low prices.
The Office of TIIE ADAMS EXPRESS COMPANY, has
been removed to the 11. & B. T. R. R. Office.
JNO. J. LAWRENCE,
Ituntingdon, Jan. 7,1557. Agent.
SCRIVENER'S OFFICE.—The Un
dersigned will attend to drawing Wills, Deeds. Mort
gages, Articles of Agreement, Leases. Letters of Attorney,
Bonds, Sze. He will also arrange and state Administrators
Accounts and attend to the passing of them before the Reg
ister. All will be done in logal form, in good style, and at
moderate charges. JACOB MILLER.
Huntingdon, January 21, 1857.
__. -- A—RTE-: --
MERRY SLEIGH will be
enjoyed by those who supply themselves with BELLS
from the large assortment found at the Hardware Store of
January 21. 1856. JAS. A. BROWN & CO.
50 TONS BROAD TOP COAL just
received and for sale by
ITuntingdon, Jan. 21, 1857. CUNNINGHAM & DUNN.
DRS. MILLER FRAZER,
DENTISTS, Huntingdon, Pa. Offico
removed to the rooms adjoining the residence
of R. A. Miller, near the Presbyterian Church.
January 14, 3857.
DEDICATION.—The 31. E. Church
in Huntingdon will be dedicated to the service of
Almighty God, on Sunday, February Ist, at 11 o'clock" A.
X. Services will be conducted by Revs. Bishop Waugh,
J. A. Collins, Dr. T. Bowman, J. Poisal and others. A cor
dial invitation is extended to Preachers and people of con
tiguous charges. D. SHOAFP, Pastor.
Huntingdon. January 14, 1857.
j accompanied bj. Prof- J. F. Stoddard, the " Distin
guished Scholar and Friend of Popular Education," will be
pleased to meet the teachers, directors, and citizens in their
several localities as follows:
At Shirleysburg, ou 'Wednesday evening, the 14th inst.
At Scottsville, on Thursday and Friday, the - 16th and 16th
At the Court-horse iu Huntingdon, on Saturday evening,
the 17th inst.
At Alexandria, on Monday evening, the 10th inst.
At Shavers Creek Bridge, on Tuesday evening, the 20th
At Manor Ilill, on Wednesday evening, the 21st inst
At Ennisville, on Thursday evening, the Vd inst.
Lectures Win he delivered at each of these places by Prof.
Stoddard on educational subjects of the highest importance
to the community. Mr. Stoddard has probably had more
experience in Normal Schools and Normal instruction, than
any man in our State.
Our friends will favor us by procuring suitable places for
our meetings. ALBERT OWEN.
Huntingdon, Jan. 12,1857.
OTICE.—AII persons indebted to
Henry C• Walker, either by note or book account,
will take notice that they are now in my bands, and that
it will be economy ou their part, to settle the same in a
reasonably short time. D. lIOUTZ,
Assignee of 11. C. 'Walker.
Alexandria, January 14. 1857.
NEW SADDLE AND HARNESS
ESTABLISHMENT.—The undersigned respectfully
informs the citizens of Huntingdon, and surrounding
country, that he has opened a now Saddle and Harness es
tablishment on Hill Street, in the borough of Huntingdon,
two do. a's east of J. & W. Sexton's store, • .
where he is prepared to furnish Saddles, •
Bridles, Harness, Blankets. Bit Aft 1 o
Robes, Sleigh Bells, Whips, Girths, and 147-41 ;i tc
every article belonging to W .
lime of .f.,110,;;., •
business, at the shortest notice, and on -
the most reasonable terms, for cash or country produce.
No credit will be given—his terms will be cash or country
produce for all articles 'sold, His articles Mrill be made of
good material and in the best style. Ile invites customers
to give him a call, and ate will try to please them.
JOHN G. GILBERT.
Huntingdon, January 14, 1557.
--- OW'S THIS !—J. & W. Saxton :we
now receiving their Second Fall and Winter Stuck
or N W and FASHIONABLE DRY GOODS!'
Enumeration is wtheeessa.ry, but what every body says,
must be true, and every body sap the place to find the
BEST ASSORTMENT of DRY GOODS in thew pa,rts, is at
J. b. W. SAXTON'S. [Dee. 10, 'so.]
Splendid lot of Fancy and Striped.
Silks, French Morino. Cashmere. Lyons Cloth, Robes,
Fancy and Striped Delaines, Persian Twills. Also a
handsome assortment of Collars, Gudersleovcm and Mitts,
just received and for Bale cheap by
decl7 J. 5,-; W SAXTON
pitizE CONCERT.—Grand Distribu.;
tion of Watches, Clocks, Gold Ear Rings, Breast
Pins, Finger Biugs, Sold Pens, Fine Knives, Port Mon-
Hades, Show Cases, Musical Instruments, and an
endless variety of Fancy Articles.
1, dot actuated by any wish to speculate, but prompt-
ed solely by a desire of closing out Ms Jewelry and Fancy
Store in Huntingdon, the subscriber *ill dispose of the
above articles in the following rat& me.? _
The goods will be di's-186d into 1000 shades: 1000 Tickets
will be sold at $1 each. EV:h Ticket entitles the bolder to,
one seat in a Grand 31nsital Concertrvalued alone at one
dollar. To the purchaser of each ticket I will give one
share of the above property to'be.tlistritrated as follows:
One share valued at $150; consisting Of
1 splendid Patent Lever, $25; 1 English Case, $100; 1 klam-,
moth Gold Pen, $5 ; Eight-day Iron' Cforr.., $lO ; 1 Gold
Locket, $5 ; and 1 Gold Breast Pin, $5.
Two shares valued at $5O each, Consisting, -
Ist, of 1 Silver Patent Lever, $25; 1 Side Case, 10; 1 Pearl;
Inlaid Iron Clock. $lO ; nol Ladies Breast Pin, ss* •
2d, consisting of 1 twenty-two keyed Accordeort, $10; 1
Eight-day Clock, $7 ; 1 solid Gold Scarf Pin, $l2; 1 Isin
glass Fan. $5; 1 Gold Pen, $3; ana an assorted lot of Jew
elry and Fancy Goods, $l3.
Four shares valued at $25 each, consisting,
Ist, of 1 Silver Watch, $l2; 1 Show Case, $10; and 1 Gold
2d, 1 Large Watch, $l2; 1 Gold Locket, $8; and 1 Gold
3d, 1 Chrystal Seal, $l3; 1 Gold Pen, $3; 1 pair Ear
Rings, $6; and 1 fine Finger Ring, $3.
4th, 1 Colts ReVolver, $2O; end 1 box Mathematical In
Eight Shares valued at $12,50 each, consis
ting, Ist, of 1 Mantel Clock, Glass Cover, SS;I Accordeon,
$3; and 1 Breast PM, $2 50.
2d, consisting of 1 pair Ivory Mounted Pistols, $10; and
1 Ladies' Pencil, $2 50.
3d, consisting of 1 Ibitizontal Clock, (glass cover,) ; 1
Ladies' Pearl Card Case, $4; and 1 Finger Ring, $1 50.
4th, consisting of 1 set of Mathematical Instruments $5O
1 set Silver P. Forks, $4; 2 Finger Rings, $3 50.
16 shares valued at $6 25 each, consisting
of a lot of Jewelry, Fancy Goods,
32 shares valued at $3,12 each, consisting Nf Jewetry, &c.
64 •• 1,56 cc
128 c[ , a 44
256 " cc 39 a a
489 " a 1 0 44 44 44
In addition to the articles already enumerated there will
be distributed Brushes, Perfumery, Violin Bows, Fine Rik
zors, Shaving Cases, Spectacles, and a variety of articles
usually found in a store of this kind.
The Concert will take place on Friday, 23d day of Janu
ary-, inst. The music will be discoursed by the unrivaled
Excelsior Brass Band, the pleasure of hearing which is es
timated at one dollar, and is so conceded by all good judges.
Send your orders early and they will be promptly and
honestly attended to EDM. SNARE,
'.AGENTS WANTED.—Trams,*—For 15 Tickets sold,
one dollar in money, goods or ticket. For 25, t*p titkets:
For 40, three tickets. For 50, four tickets: For 60; fife
tickets. For 70, six tickets. For 80, seven tickets. For
100.:ten tickets. Huntingdon, December 17, 1856.
j SCOTT & CO'S REPRINT of THE
BRITISH PERIODICALS AND TES FARMER'S
'Jill& A great reduction in the price of the latter pub
L. SCOTT 8: CO., NEW SfOliK, continue to publish the foi:
lowing leadlOg British Periodical's, vlz :
THE LONDON QUARTERLY (Conserratiie):
TILE EDINBURG REVIEW' (Vaig):
TILE NORTII BRITISII REVIEW (Erse Church)
TUE WESVONSTER REVIEW (Liberal)
BLACKWOOD'S 31DINBURG MAGAZINE (Tory)
These Periodicals ably represent the three great political
parties of Great Britain—Whig, Tory, and Radical—but
Politics forms only one feature of their character. As Or
gans of the most profound writers on Science, Literature,
Morality, and Religion, they stand, as they ever have stood,
unrivalled in the world of letters, being considered indis
pensable to the scholar and the professional man, while to
the intelligent reader of every class they furnish a more
correct and sataactory record of the current literature of
the day, throughout the world, than can be possibly obtain
ed from any other source.
EARLY COHES.—The receipt of Advance S'hects from
the British publishers gives additional value to these Re
prints, especially during the present exciting state of Eu
ropean anhirs, inasmuch as they can now be placed in the
hands of subscribers about as soon as the original edition 4.
For any one of the four Reviews....
For any two of the four Reviews....
For any three of the four Reviews.
For nil four of the Reviews
Fur Blackwood's Magazine
For Blackwood and three Reviews
For _Blackwood and the four Reviews
Payments to be wade i a all eases in udrance. Money cur
rent in The State where issued will be received at par.
CLUBBING.—A discount of twenty-five per cent. from
the above prices will be allowed to Clubs ordering four or
more copies of Blackwood, or of one Review ' will be sent
to one address for $9 ; four copies of the four Reviews and
Blackwood for $3O; and so on.
POSTAGE.—In all the principal Cities and Towns, these
works will be delivered. free of postage. When sent by
mail, the postage to any part of the United States will be
but twentyfour cents a year for Blackwood, and but four
teen cents a year for each of the Reviews.
N. li, The price in Great Britain of the five Periodicals
above named is about $3l per aminra.•
%quo FARMER'S GUIDE
TO SCIENTIFIC AND PRACTICAL AGRICULTURE
Dy 1.1 - Emtic STErrrr.Ns, F. R. S. of Edinburg, and the late J.
I'. NORTON, Professor of Scientific Agriculture in Yale
College. Ncw Haven: vols. Royal Octavo. 1600 pages,
and numerous Wood and Stepl Engravings. . .
This is, confessedly, the most c,omplete work on Agricul
ture ever published, and in order to give it, a,tVidef circu
lation the publishers have resolved to reditCe ere price to
FIVE DOLLARS FOR THE TWO VOLUMES!
When bent by mail (post paid) to California and Ofegplr,
the price will be $7. To every other part of the Union and*
to Canada (post paid), $6.
./1.-This work is not the old "Book of the Farm."
ltemittances for any of the above publications should al
ways be addressed, post-paid, to the Publishers,
LEONARD SCOTT S: CO.,
100. r! Gold Street, New York.
1 - 4 .IST OF LETTERS remaining in the
Post Office at Huntingdon, Pa., January 1, 1857,
which If not lifted on or before the Ist day of April' next
will be sent to the Genial Post office as dead letters.
Harriet A L Lewis
Wm C Leidy
J W Moore
David 0 Allman
Joseph S Camp
Wa L Cunningham
James M Clark '2
M Donty, 3sq
Daniel J Dill 2
Mrs Matilda Dodson
Kies Chloe Eddy
David T Green
J IV Grizzard 3
Sarah A Hall
J B Holmes
A 0 Henry
B F Houk
A I ngraharu
'Parsons inquiring for letters on this list will please'
say they are advertised. W.ll. LEWIS:, P. M.
Huntingdon, January 2,1857.
;ANEW BOOK FOR AGENTS.--;
THE 'LIFE and TIMES of ALEXANDER HAMM. ,
by Samuel M. Smucker, A. M., author of the Life'
and Reign of Nicholas I, of Russia, Sc., .tc..
This is the only complete and reliable blograpity of this
HAS. He was tiro intimate personal SmraktnerlYtinitz
INGTON, and by many considered his equal.
This work includes a history of the braes antrinee of tile'
Revolution, and many incidents not heretofore gh l efi II
history. It has all the charms of romance. althengli 06- --
pared from the most reliable and authentic sources, and
should he in the hands of every American who revered the;
great and good men of our Revolution. A sketch of Buss
is also given, and an account of his n3iserablo end.
Agents wanted in every part of the United States, for
thi ,, and other valuable works, to whom the largest coal=
missions will be paid. Copies sent by mail, on receipt of
the price, sl. J. W. BRADLEY, Publisher,
No. 4.3 'North Fourth Streeti,
.7amirtry 7,1557-11 n
QEGAR S, SEGAR S.—A large lot of
the best Segarr3—consisting of Fire Fly, Opel* Lti
Duleipena, La Suiza, Fl Neptuno, and 10,000 other bran
—all the best that could be procured in the city, just re
ceived and fur sale by LOVE & MCDIVIT. •
kii MACKEREL & HER S. G,
just received and for sale by LOVE
.... $3 per annum
J Portant]. Istr
Mrs Jane need
MSS Julia Ross 2
Jane E Ramsey
Wm R. Smith 3'
Win H H Snydtt
Mrs M A Stew Art
Mrs Sarah Smith
Dr J Ii Stettart
John Swan or J Morrow
John Trunter 2
John A Witmer -
Win at Wharton•
Mary Walls .2
Caroline 0, Watson'