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Circulation—the largest in the county
1110 1' Li)A,,
Wednesday, December 23, 1857.
give the speech in full on the first and fourth
pages of to-day's Globe. Read it. -
- page will be found the able and convinc
ing letter of resignation of Gov. Walker.
—We have received froth L. Johnston & Co.,
Philadelphia, a new specimen book of types,
&c., from which we shall select from time to
time as -our means will afford, the latest
styles of type, ornaments, &a., so as to be
able at all times to do as neat printing as
any other office in the State. Johnston &
Co. have the most extensive establishment in
the United States, and furnish the best and
handsomest material.
The News.
The bill introduced by Mr. Douglass in the
Senate on Friday last, provides for a board of
five persons, appointed by the President and
confirmed by the Senate, to make an enume
ration of the inhabitants of Kansas, and a
fair apportionment of the members, of the
Convention to form the new Constitution.—
The election to be held on a day to be desig
nated by the board to be not less than ninety
nor more than one hundred and twenty days
after the passage of the act. The board is to
be entrusted with the appointment of judges
and the selection of places of voting, the elec
tive franchise to be confined to every free
white male citizen of the United States over
twenty-one years of age, who may be bona
fide resident of the Territory on the 21st of
December, and who shall have resided three
months prior to said election in the county in
which he offers to vote. The Convention 'to
assemble in not less than thirty nor more
than sixty days after the election of delegates.
The Constitution to he submitted to the legal
voters for their free acceptance or rejection,
and unless adopted by a majority of all the
legal votes cast, shall be null and void. The
bill also secures the personal and political
rights of the people, including those of speech
and the press.
An official inquiry, instituted at 'Manches
ter, England, shows that, out of sixty-seven
cotton mills in that city, employing 24,294
work people, only thirty mills, employing
10,273 persons, were in full work. Of the
remainder, twenty-five mills and 8,439 peo
ple were working short time, and twelve mills,
with 5,532 hands, were totally unemployed.
Of the fifteen silk mills in the city, none were
fully employed, and two of them had ceased
to run. In the surrounding districts the re:
turns were to the like effect.
The steamer Canada has arrived at Halifax
from Liverpool, with dates to the sth inst.—
The English Parliament was opened by the
Queen in person on the 3d. In her speech,
she rejoiced at the successes of the army in
India, deplored the commercial distress, com
mended the affairs of India to the earnest at
tention of Parliament, promised Parliament
ary reform, and declared that no fears are
entertained for .the peace of Europe.
At the time of the departure of the Canada
from Liverpool, the markets were heavy,
with a declining tendency.
Some additional failures have occurred at
The commercial crisis at Hamburg is fear
ful, business being entirely suspended.
The Kansas letters to the St. Lonis Demo
crat say that an attempt is making along the
border counties of Missouri to form compa
nies of voters to control the election to be
held in the Territory on the 21st inst. At a
mass convention held at Lecompton on the
7th inst., resolutions were passed indorsing
the proceedings of the delegate convention
held at Lawrence on the 2d, and pledging
themselves, individually and collectively, to
oppose to the utmost the constitution adopted
at Lecompton, and to resist every attempt
made to put into operation a State govern
ment under the same.
Important intelligence has reached us from
Florida. The Indian war has assumed a se
rious aspect. The troops have been able, by
forced marches, to come up with Billy Bow
legs' Seminoles, and several smart engage
ments have taken place. In one of these con
flicts Capt. Parkill was killed and several
soldiers were badly wounded. Attempts are
being made to bring on a decisive action.
It is stated by the Washington. correspon
dent of " The Press" that the Senators and
members from Missouri, with many Southern
politicians there, had written to their friends
in that State to prevent any invasion of the
territory, or interference with the election
held in Kansas on Monday last. Those who
favor the Lecompton Constitution use evey
exertion to have the slavery clause stricken
from that instrument, for it is acknowledged
amongst themselves that unless this is done,
they will not have even a shadow of pretence
for sustaining the views which they now en
tertain. A resolution has been introduced
calling upon the president for the correspon
dence between the executive officers of the
Government, and the officers of Kansas, since
the adjournment of the preceding Congress.
This information, when communicated,• will
enable members to vote understandingly on
the vexed questions hereafter to be presented
for their determination.
The Warren (Pa.) Ledger, gives the
following ten reasons why every Democrat in
Congress should vote against the admission
of Kansas until the whole Constitution is sub-
Mitted to the people :
1. Because the Cincinnatti platform was
explicit in the declaration that the "people,
acting through the legally and fairly-express
ed will of the majority of actual residents,"
might decide what kind of a Constitution they
would or would not have.
2. Because Mr. Buchanan's Inaugural and
the President's instructions to Gov. Walker
expressed the sentiment that the 'majority of
the people should have a fair chance to decide
all matters pertaining to that Territory.
3. Because the election of a Democratic
President in 1856 was secured by adopting
the principle of popular sovereignty.
4. Because Governor Walker promised the
people of Kansas that they should have the
privilege of voting upon their Constitution ;
and his course has been approved by every
Democratic newspaper in the Northern States,
and a large number in the Southern States.
5. Because the Calhoun Constitution is no
more the expression of the people bf Kansas
than was the Topeka Constitution; which
lacked legality-in adoption, and was rejected
by Democrats on that account.
6. Because the Democracy will insist upon
5, precedent being established in this case to
govern like cases in all coming time; thus
disposing of a vexed question.
7. Because nineteen-twentieths of the peo
ple of Kansas desire to vote either for or
against the Constitution, and the Calhoun
Convention will only allow them to vote for
the Constitution.
8. Because the method proposed of " for
the Constitution with slavery," or " for the
Constitution without slavery," is an anomaly
in American politics, and a dangerpus-piperi
men t. )
0. Because the Calhoun Convention didnot
represent the will of the majority.
10. Because the Democratic party is fully
committed on this question ; and " backing
down" at this time would only please a few
fanatical fire-eaters, and would destroy the
only party which has stood by the people in
every vicissitude.
The latest news from this region indicates
a continuance of the same excited feeling on
the part of the Mormon people. The leaders
talk as belligerently and absurdly as hereto
fore. The Governor and Legislative Assem
bly "in solemn assembly convened," have
adopted sundry resolutions, with a prelimi
nary of twenty whereases, by way of memo
rial to the President, respecting the Territo
rial officers. They have sent a list of names
of Mormons, from whom they request the
President to select their officers, and threaten
dire vengeance upon any others sent there,
in case of their doing what Brother Brigham
says they can't avoid—make false statements
concerning, and act contrary to the wishes
of the Saints. This really amounts to a re
fusal to yield submission to the officers select
ed by the Government, and a determination
to persist in open rebellion against the con
stituted authorities. The following selections,
from speeches made by the leaders, will indi
cate the true spirit which breathes through
this memorial:
Heber Kimball says—
"We are the people of Deseret; she shall
be Deseret; she shall be no more Utah; we
will have our own name. Do you hear it?—
We are the kingdom of God ; we are the
State of Deseret, and we will have you, Bro
ther Brigham, as Governor, just so sure as
you live. We will not have any other Gov
Elder Stewart, in a sermon, rejoices as fol
"I feel to rejoice that the time has come
for this people, by the sanction of the Al
mighty, and according to the diet. tion of his
servants, to take an independent position,
and throw off the yoke of oppression."
Kimball again says :
"And we will he free from this day hence
forth and forever; and we never will come
under that yoke again. 'I tell you, as my soul
lives, the bowpin has dropped out of old
Bright's bow, and the bow has dropped out,
and the yoke is now on old Buchanan's
And the great Brigham himself lets out as
follows :
"It is a pretty bold stand for this people to
take, to say that they will not be controlled
by the corrupt administrators of our general
governMent. We will be controlled by them,
if they will be controlled by the Constitution
and laws ; but they will not. If the troops
are now this side of Laramie, remember that
the Sweetwater is this side of that place.—
They must have some place to winter, for
they cannot come through here this season.
We could go out and use them up, and it
would . not require fifty men to do it: But
probably we shall not have occasion to' take
that course, for we do not want to kill men.
They may winter in peace, at some place
east of us ; but when spring comes, they
must go back to the States, or at any rate
they must leave,t.lo mountains."
The probability is, that the government
will not be required to make much of a cam
paign against this Utah difficulty. The indi
cations are that Brother Brigham will make
a compromise of his difficulties, and as he
can't be Governor any longer in Utah, he
will remove to some other region, where his
official dignities will be better insured to
him. The presumption now is, that his course
will be southward instead of northward, and
that Mexico will have the honor to count him
its subject. The distracted condition of that
nation will give brother Brigham a fine field
for the development of his administrative tal
ents, if he becomes disposed to look beyond
the Saints, and it will prove altogether a
more favorable locality than the inhospitable'
British or Russian dominions. We think a
little resolution. and military preparation on
the part of the general government will dis
pose of this matter.
Telegraph , publishes notices of intended ap
plications to the next Legislature for char
ters for twenty-two new banke r one for a'gen
eral Banking law, three for increase of cap
ital, and two for extension of charters.
Line upon Line--Here alad.There a Little
To all —a merry Christmas.
All on one side—the people on the Kansas
.Retired—Gabe, from the patent medicine
advertiser. . ,
In demand—turkey dishes, extra Globes,
and girls with plenty of rocks.
The place for Beautiful Christmas Pre
sents—Colon's Book Store.
Hot inserted in the " Globe"—Patent Medi
cine advertisements.
FOR SALE CHEAI , -a Parlor Coal Stove.
Inquire. of P. F. Kessler, Huntingdon, Pa.
ger The demand for poultry continues
brisk, several roosts having been disturbed
during the past week.
And still they come.—Mrs. Dr. Dorsey will
please accept our thanks for a handsome
mess of excellent sausage.
tt&-The condition of the factories in Phil
adelphia is improving. Many have com
menced running again.
Serit is i expected that the sound Philadel
phia banks will resume on or before the ut
of February.
LllMBER.—Students will be taken at the
Cassville Seminary and payments can be
made in lumber. Address JOHN D. WALsrt,
Cassville, Huntingdon county, Pa. *
ra'The Democracy of Armstrong county
in County Convention, have unanimously de
clared against the action of the Lecompton
To.,GßOCEßS.—Students will be taken at
the Cassville Seminary and payments can be
made in all kinds of Groceries. Address
JOIIN D. IVALsa, Cassville, Huntingdon, coun
ty, Pa.
ltel.The actual amount of gold now held
by the New York banks is twenty-eight mil
lions. 'At the time of suspension, they had
scarcely eight millions.
gErSince 1850, about 23,700 persons have
emigrated to Utah from Great Britain. The
number of emigrants from the other coun
tries of Europe, during the same period, has
not exceeded 5,000.
giEs'r.A series of resolutions recommending
the re-opening of the African slave trade, Ips
been introduced in the lower house of the Tex
as Legislature. Similar resolutions have
also been submitted in the Alabama Legisla
VirColon has just received at his exten
sive establishment an assortment of splendid
Diaries for 1858, beautifully bound Bibles,
Hymn Books, Poetical Albums, together with
a host of Juvenile books for children. Now
is the season to buy these suitable presents
for your friends. Prices low to suit the times.
To FARMERS.—Students will be taken at
the Cassville Seminary and payments can' be
made in Meat, Apples, Potatoes, Butter,
Eggs, Flour, Buckwheat, gcc. Address JOHN
D. IVALsu, Cassville, Huntingdon county,
The largest and heaviest hog, killed in the
borough this season, was fattened by Mr.
Henry Cornpropst. It weighed when clean
ed 556 pounds. Two hundred :and nineteen
bets (12ic. each,) had been made upon the
weight of the hog-555 took the 'pile', and
Mr. Hiram Johnston was the lucky man.—
We expect to come in for the cut near the
sarit is stated that Senator Gwin has re
ceived a large number of letters from Cali
fornia, in which the writers express an in
tense desire to be mustered into the service of
the United States against the Mormons, who,
it is mentioned, have emissaries throughout
that State meditating most serious mischief.
IPiD — Much excitement has been caused
among the people of Florence, in Nebraska
Territory, by the discovery that Brigham
Young is one of the proprietors of that town,
and has also special rights in the ferry privi
lege there, by which his followers are to be
ferried over at one half the usual rates.
A Turkey fin. Christmas.—Our particular
and thoughtful friend, Mr. J. W. Yocum,
last week presented us with a large, fat gob
bler for our Christmas dinner. May his flock
always be numerous and fat, and his crops
yield an abundance each successive year.—
He will please accept our thanks for the
handsome present.
,There are now seven women in Penn-.
sylvania, under sentence of death for murder.
Of late years, it has been customary in Penn
syliffniia, in cases where women have been
sentenced to death, for the Governor not to
name a cht3i , of execution; , and thus; virtually,
the sentence is one of imprisonment for life.
Oa - lranistan, the' famous residence of P.
T. Barnum, at Bridgeport, Connecticut, has
been destroyed by fire. It cost originally
about $lOO,OOO, and has usually been insur
ed to the amount of $60,000. When burnt,
it is said, it was only partially insured, to se
cure holders of mortgages.
SW-Ex-President Pierce having been nam
ed for United States Senator from- New Hamp
shire, the Coneord Patriot announces that he
would not accept the oEce even if he could
receive the vote of every member of the Le
A Double Murder in Lancaster county.—
On Thursday of last week, some time be
tween 12 and 1 o'clock, two women, Mrs.
Anna Garber, aged 55, and Mrs. Ream, aged
60 years, were murdered in the house of the
former, about three-quarters of a mile from
Neffsville, and three or four miles from Lan
caster. They were horribly butchered, hav
ing their throats cut from ear to ear and
their skulls crushed in. Two- negro travelers
were suspected ; arrested in Lancaster, and
upon, their persons money and other property
belonging to the women were found. They
were committed to prison.
Shocking brutality of a Step-Mother
From the Lancaster (Pa.) Express
One of the most heartless and shocking
cases of brutality we were ever called upon to
record, came to light this morning. A woman
—a fiend—named Rebecca Jane Tomlinson,
residing in East King street, above Church,
at the house known as the Indian Queen tav
ern, was brought before Alderman Leonard
to answer the charge of cruel and barbarous
treatment to her step-child, Jane Tomlinson,
aged ten years.
Officer Gormley, in whose hands the war
rant was placed for the woman's arrest, on
proceeding to the house, found every door and
avenue leading into it barricaded, and it was
with the greatest difficulty that he finally se
cured her and brought her to the alderman's
The child was brought into the office and
presented so sad' and terrible a picture that
no pen could portray the ghastly spectacle.—
Its face was frightfully emaciated, its eyes
sunken far in their sockets, and there was
scarcely a square inch of its face and body
that was not black and blue, and scratched
and scarred by its unnatural and fiendish
mother. One of its eyes—the left—was black
and cut, and swollen almost shut from a re
cent blow, while the other was black and
bloodshot; the lower lip was cut and bleed
ing, and two of the lower teeth knocked out.
The child could not stand without the aid of
a crutch, which lameness is said to have been
caused by its ill-treatment.
Some eight or ten neighbors were present
to corroborate the complaint. It was testi
fied by one of the witnesses that on passing
the house lately, he saw this woman go into
the house, and seeing the child sitting on a
step, she snatched it by the hair and dragged
it around the room several times, beating
and maltreating it in a most frightful man
ner. Another testified that on several occa
sions she tied the child's hands with a rope,
and compelled it to remain sitting in a chair
all night. Other testimonies were given, all
of which exhibited the process of refined
cruelty by which helpless little Jane was re
duced by blows and starvation from a strong,
healthy child, to almost an idiot.
Mrs. Tomlinson, this fiend in human shape
was required to give bail in the sum of $3OO
to answer the charge, but the wretch found
no sympathy anywhere; the avidepce of her
brutality was too plain to every eye.
Terrible Scene in a Theatre.
A writer from Europe gives the following
description of the scene at Leghorn, where,
in an agony of causeless alarm, one hundred
men, of a crowd, were trampled to death,
and five hundred wounded
"The house was crowded. The play 'The
taking of Sebastopol.' The first acts went off
well ; battery after battery exploded, and the
thrilling spectacle made the theatre ring with
applause. All eyes were turned to see them
take the Malakoff. At last it was stormed.—
The soldiers rushed in, then the explosion,
amid the wildest cheers. At that moment a
spark caught the scenes, they blazed, the au
dience thought it a part of the play and
cheered the louder, the scene was so natural.
Alas! it was too perfect. Another moment
* - they,sayi their mistake, a wild cry of misery
, - di. owned the applause. Higher and higher
it rose, maddening the spectators withfright.
'Five minutes more and the fire was eXtin
guished, but the spectators, like a herd of
buffaloes, like a panic-stricken army, like a
flock of sheep before wolves, like passengers
from a sinking ship, losing all thought but
of self-preservation, rushed from their seats.
The shrieks of women, the shrill cry of chil
dren, the hoarse voices of men, all struggling
for life, presented a scene not describable.—
Some threw themselves from the boxes into
the pit, killing themselves and crushing those
beneath them. No judgment, no forethought;
out of the windows, over the lodges, stamp
ing each other to death. The sentinels were
ordeed to stop the passage with bayonets.—
They planted, and those in the front ranks
were run through and through, and the sol
diers, with the rest, were mutilated with the
feet of hundreds."
Life in California---Thrilling Adventures.
In a late number of the Washington Re
view, we find a letter from Geo. 11. Hornish,
now of Marysville, California, but formerly
a resident of Canonsburg, Washington coun
ty, to his sister, in which he relates some
rather startling adventures which he has re
cently had in the land of gold. It appears
that, investing his money in a claim which
did not pay him one cent on the dollar, he
concluded to leave the place; and after pro
curing a remittance from . , San -Francisco,
where he had some money on deposit, he
started South again; accompanied by three
comrades named Moore; Jackson; and An
toine, the two former, as we judge from the
tenor of the letter, being natives of Pennsyl
vania—perhaps of Washington county.,
The party had to cross a high mountain to
reach their destination, and the second day
had ascended its slope a distance of nineteen
miles, when, almost dying from thirst, they
found a spring and encamped by it for the
night. They got supper and lay down to rest,
but were soon afterwards awakened by the
cry of a "Grizzly Bear." Hornish ran to the
nearest tree, and succeeded in getting An
toine and himself up it; but Moore and Jack
son were attacked by two animals, which
proved to be painthers - instead of bears, and
almost instantly killed.' Hornish fired three
times frordthe - tree and killed one of the
Brutes, but not until his comrades had both
fallen. In bii letter he exclaims "I would- to
God our assailants had been bears, for then
I think We should haVe all been saved." .
Hornish and Antoine resumed their jour
ney next day, and reached a point known as
Thompon's Bar, without molestation. Here
they were seized by Indians, of which there
was a camp . in the vicinity, robbed of all
their effects, and turned bare-headed and
bare-footed out of the camp. They hurried
away from the place with all the speed they
were possessed of, but had not gone more
than two miles, when they heard the-Indians
behind them, in , pursuit. Believing that they
intended Mardermg them, they took refuge
in the bushes, each in a different place. Hor
nish remained concealed during the night,
and in the morning ventured to crawl out,
when the first object that met his view was
the lifeless body of Antoine. The scalp had
been taken off, and it presented a ghastly
He was now alone, but nothing daunted,-
he pursued his journey, and in the end reach
ed Marysville, where he was stopping when
he wrote his letter. His adventures were in
deed of a most thrilling character, and show
us that traveling the more remote' districts of
Californiais still' attended with clangers, of
which but few of our readers have the least
Goes East, the mail train at 9 a. m.—West
at 6 p.
M.A few months ago the name of-WILLIAM CaAnts
appeared in the list of those who had taken passage at As
pinwall, for New York, in the ill-fated steamer "Central
America." We, his brethren of Hartlog Lodge No. :?.St/ of
the I. 0. 0. F., his relatives, the many hearts in this com
munity that held him in fond remembrance, could not re
alize that he who had gone from ourzuidst full of life and
vigor, with a bright future before him, endowed id a high
degree with the rare qualities of head and heart which
made him useful and beloved—that he had died and gone
down into the depths of the sea—we hoped and continued
to hope that lie might be saved. 'We have continued to
hope until time has worn away, without any .such glad
tidings coming to us,—and hope has died, and given place
to the sad conviction that our friend and brother must be
numbered among the victims of that great disaster.
The hand of that God "who doeth all things well," has
denied us the mournful privilege of following his body to
the grave, and depositing there the last token of that crer
green memory in which he ever shall be held. We can
only mingle our sorrowing voices with the roar of the wave
that sweeps o'er hint, and perform our last duty in express
ing the feeling which his death has occasioned in our
midst. Therefore, to that end, bo it
Resolved, That in the death of Dr. 'WILLIAM GRAMS,
this Lodge has lost a worthy and honored member and be
loved brother, ono whose life was a constant illustration of
the virtues of Friendship, Love and Truth,—Society has
lost an active and useful citizen ; his profession has lot one
whose talents and energies would ere long have placed
him in its highest rank, and his family and friends have
lost—theirs is a loss which words cannot utter, and
which their hearts alone can feel.
Resolved, That to his aged and bereaved parents, and
relatives, we tender our warmest sympathies; and if there
were sorrows that could be lessened in being born by the
many, we can assure that not only our hearts. but the
hearts of the whole community have mourned with them
over this sad, mysterious Providence.
Resolved, That a copy of these proceedings be signed by
the officers, furnished to the relatives of our deceased bro
ther, and puked in the county papers.
Marriage Certificates.
Clergymen and Justices of the Peace, can now bo sup•
plied with Certificates. They are neatly printed, and for
sale at the " GLOBE" Job Office.
To School Directors.
Blank agreements with Teachers, and Orders ou District
School Treasurers, neatly printed, and for sale at the
"GLOBE" Job Office.
Highly Important
CHARLES 11 - ARKN - Ess & SON, Wholesale Clothiers, 338 Mar
ket Street, (South-east Corner of Fourth Street,) PumA-
Have determined to CLOSE OUT their ELEGANT STOCK of
new . Style Fall and Winter Clothing, at an IMMENSE RE
DUCTION on the regular prices.
Wholesale Buyers will do well to avai lthemselves of the
present opportunity.
N. B.—Notes of all SOLVENT BANKS taken at PAR.
October 28, 1857-3 m.
For Ready-Iflade Clothing,
Wholesale or retail, call at H. ROMAN'S Clothing Store,
opposite Miller's Hotel, Huntingdon, Pa., where the very
best assortment of goods for men and boys' wear may be
found at low prices.
Card, Blank, and Handbill Printing.
[From the Report of the Coonnittee on Printing made at the
third Annual Exhibition of the Huntingdon county Agri
cultural Society.]
"Wm. Lewis, for the " Globe" office, exhibited a large va
riety of mercantile and legal blanks, business cards, and
handbills, which came more immediately within the divis
ions to which premiums were allotted. They were evi
dently topics of the custom work done at his office, all
tastefully got up, and admirably executed, reflecting great
credit on the office, and would compare favorably with the
work of any office in our large cities.
'Wm. Lewis, for the largest variety and best specimens of
Business Cards and Blanks, $1 00
For the largest variety and best specimens of Hand
bills, $1 00."
A. W. 13/3Nnincr, TREO. 11. CRIXIM, J. K. McCAtmx,
. COMM Wee.
SATURDAY, December 10.—There is very little alteration
in the Breadstuff's market to day, and the Canada's advices
appeared to have little or no effect upon prices : about 500
bbls. Flour only have been sold at $3 for superfine, and
$5.87 1 / 2 @s6 the pair for half bbls., the latter fur better
brands. Extras are offered at i 5.25055.50 per bbl. accord
ing to brand and quantity, but the demand for export and
home consumption is quite light. Fancy brands are selling
in small lots at from $4 to $4.75 per bbl. with an ample
stock for the season, and holders free to sell at these rates.
Corn Meal is held at $3 for country ground, but there is
very little selling; a sale of Brandywine was made at
$3.3734 . per bbl. Rye Flour is offered at $4®54.12j4 por
bbl. without sales to any extent. Wheats are plenty, and
buyers are holding off for lower prices; about 1,200 bush.
red sold at 112A114c 1,500 bushels White, at 11S@124c.
and 1,000 bushels Choice Western do at 130 c, mostly in
store, Corn is dull, and prices favor the Buyers; sales in
clude 703,000 bushels New Southern Yellow at 432 C.; 54c,
the latter for dry lots, which are rather scarce. Oats are
less inquired for, with sales of 2,000 bush. prime Southern
at 35c, and 1,200 hush. good do at 34e, afloat. Bye is sell
ing at the distilleries at 75. Barley and Barley malt are
dull; the sales of the former were at Sic, and the latter at
100 e, per bush. short time.
On the 20th inst., at the M. E. Parsonage, by the Rev. D.
Shoaff, Mr. .TAcon Mnzta and Miss AMY C. CODER, all of
Huntingdon county, Pa.
Near Marklesburg, on the /7th instant, by tho Rev. W.
Bradshaw Bachtell, Mr. ROBERT noon and Miss MARY
Paorron, both of Penn township.
On the 17th inst., by David Snare, Esq., Mr. .Timrs A.
MoßmsTnr of Mifflin county and Miss LYDIA 'WALLACE of
Blair county.
On the 18th inst., by the same, Mr. Jonist LrEsrrn and
Miss LYDIA Mows, both of Huntingdon.
On Thursday evening, 17th Wt.. near Alexandria, Porter
township, Mr. SAMUEL Ist:Nunn°, aged 55 yearS.
NTOTICE is hereby giverr that the for
lowing.nirrned persons ithve filed their petitions in
the office of the Clerk of the Court of Quarter ,Sessions of
Httntingdon,connty, for license to keep an Inn or Tavern,
Eating Houses, dc., which will be presented to the said
Court for considefation, on Wednesday, the 13th day of
January, next :
John Donaldson, Inn or Tavern, Mapleton.'
Samuel Seigle, Eating House,.Spruce Creek.
Alexander Seeds, Eating House, Spruce Creeek..
Huntingdon, Dec. 23, 1857. }
('l AS CO. NOTICE.—The stockhold
x- ers of the Runting,don Gas Company are hereby no
ti ed that an election will be held at the office of the up
dersigned, on MONDAY, the 4th day of JANUARY next,
between the !fours of 1 and 4 o'clock P. M., for the purpose
of choosing five Managers to serve for the 'ensuing year.
According to Section 3rd of the By-laws, "No person
shall be permitted to vote at any election of said Company
unless he or she shall have fully paid all the shares of
stock by him or her subscribed."
By order of the Board of Managers.
• . • , SIMPSON AFRICA, Secretary.
Huntingdon; Dec. 23, 1557.
Huntingdon - County Agricultural Society will moot
in tile Court House on WEDNESDAY EVENING of the
first week of January Court (13th prox.) at 7 o'clock, fel'
the purposo of electing officers for the ensuing year, and
transacting other business of importance. A full amid
e-nee of the officers of the Association; and all others inter
ested, is earnestly requested.
By order of the Executive Committea„
It. 31cMITIV, Secret cry.
Huntingdon, Dec. 23, 1857.
DEVITT would respeetfully inform their numerous
customers and the public generally that, notwithstanding'
the " pressure of the times," they still, continuo to deal
out, at their old stand in Market Square, all kinds of Gro
neries, Confectionaries, Fruits, Tobacco, Segars of every
grade from Ralf Spanish to the genuine Principe, La Na..
tiorud, &c., &c., at greatly reduced prices. Having learned
from past experience, that the credit system is a dangerous
one to all parties, we have determined to reduce our busi
ness to midi or its equivalent, and shall be able to sell on
the most reasonable
_terms, as our stock has been purchas
ed-at the lowest cash prices.' Call and see us, friends.
Huntingdon:, Dec. 16, 1857.
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fIHANGE 01 1 TrAß___,O n and after
NJ THURSDAY. 10th. inst., the Passenger Train on the
Huntingilorr and Broad . Top Road will leaVe Ilnntingdon
at 8.00 A..M. anti 4.00 and arrive 1.10 P. M. and 7.8.3
Acting Superintendent.
Huntingdon, December 9, 1857.
lERSONS knowing themselves indebt
ed to tho undersigned aro respectfully roquestod to
nd settle their accounts. LOVE & McDIVITT.
Huntingdon, Dec. IN, 1557.
tue of no alas eider of the Orphans' Court of. Him
nug-clon county, ,the undersigned will offer at Public Salo
at the COurt House In Huntingdon,
On Saturday the 9th day of January next,
at 1 o'clock, P. XL, A FARM, (late the estate of Joseph
Doriand, decd.,) situate on the Ridges, in Henderson town
ship. Huntingdon county, about four miles from the bo
rough of Huntingdon, adjoining lands of John Rhodes on
the north, Aaron Kelly on the east, James Simpson
and John Flenner ou the south, and Adam Report
on the west, containing two hundred and seventeen
(217) acres, more or less, about 100 acres of which are
cleared and in cultivation; having thereon erected a LOG
HOUSE, a LOG BARN and other improvements. The
farm has an abundant supply of water and an assortment
of good fruit.
TERMS OF SALE—One Italia the purchase money to
be paid at the confirmation of the sale, and the other half
in one year thereafter, with interest, to be Secured by the
bonds and mortgage of the purchaser.
For further particulars inquire of the undersigned, per
sonally, or by letter through the Huntingdon post offlco.
Dec. IG, 1837.
of an alias order of the Orphans' Court of Huntingdon
county, the undersigned Trustee, appointed by the Or
phans' Court of said county to make sale of the Real Es
tate of Peter Decker, late of West (now Oneida) township,
dee'd.. will,
On Thursday, 7th day of January next,
expose to Public Sale on the premises at 2 o'clock, P. M.;
of said day, all that TRACT OF LAND, situate in said
Oneida township, adjoining lands of James GINVID, George
Miller, Samuel Hetrick and Nicholas C. Decker, containing
more or less, (it being the tract of which said Peter Deck
er died Eiezed.) having thereon erected A TWO STORY
DWELLING HOUSE, and other buildings.
TERMS OF SALE—One third of the purchase money
to be paid on confirmation of the sale, and the residue in
two equal annual payments thereafter, with the interest,
to be .ocurod by the bonds and mortgage of the purchaser.
December 16, 1857
MANS' COURT SALE.—In pursuance of an Order
of the Orphans' Court of the county of Huntingdon,l.will
offer at Public Sale, in the borough of Huntingdon, on
SATURDAY, 26th December, 1857, at 1 o'clock. p. 11., tho
following described Real Estate of Alexander Owin, dec'd,
to wit:
A Plantation or Tract of Land, situate in the township
of Henderson', in the county of Huntingdon, adjoining
land of John 3lcCallan's heirs, Christian Conti,
anSamuel Friedley, John'Simpson and Eltolia Shoe
, • maker, containing 225 acres, or thereabouts, be.
the same more or less, of which there are about
150 aeres cleared, having thereon a large frame bank barn,
log dwelling house,
apple orchard, a good well of water,
&c. Said Amt. of land is distant from Huntingdon two
miles, a public road leading front Huntingdon to Ennis
ville passes through it, and on the east it is bounded by
Stone Creek; said farm is well adapted to raising stock,
having a large quantity of meadow thereon.
TERMS OF SALE.—One fourth of the purchase money
to be paid on confirmation of the sale : the balance in three
equal annual payments with interest, payal to annually, to
be secured by the bonds and mortgage of the purchaser.
Guardian of the minor children of Alexander Gwin, and
Charles A. Gwin. December 2,18,57.
ESTATII—By virtue of an order of the Orphans'
Court of,Huntingdon county, I will expose to public sale
on the premises, on WEDNESDAY the aOth day of DE
CEMBER, next, at 11 o'clock in the forenoon, .
All that certain Farm and Traci,of Land,
situate in Cromwell township, Huntingdon county, adjoin
ing lands of Jambs Colegate on the north, hounded by
Aughwick creek on the east, lands of Simon Gratz
and George Swartz on the south, and lands of Price's 59.
heirs on the north, containing 160 ACRES, more or l=
less,aboutl 00 acres of which are cleared, and having there
on a log DWELLING HOUSE, log barn, and other improve
ments. Sdid property is about' .;,4 miles from Orbisonia,
and about 3 miles from Shirleysburg.
TERMS—One third of the purchase money to be paid on
the confirmation of the sale, and the residue in two equal
annual payments thereafter, with interest, to be secured
by the bonds and mortgage of the purchaser.
Attendance will be given by DAVID TUCKS.
Guardian of John Flasher and Jacob Flasher.
Decembei 9, 1557..
—Py,virtie of sundry orders issued out of the Court
of Common Pleas of Huntingdon county, to me directed,
I will expose to Public Sale, on the premises, on
at 10 o'clock, A. M., of said day, the following Real Estate,
to wit:
A Tract of Land in Clay township in said
county. bounded by lands Of John Rohrer, Charles Rine
hart and others, containing 101 acres and 130 ,perches,
more or less, now occupied by Jacob States, Having there
on erected ik log house and barn, and other improvements.
Also. another Tract of Land adjoining the
one above described; adjoininfr lands of Caleb Brown and
Robert _Madden, containing 10 acres and NO perches, more
or less, a part of which is cleared but no buildings there
on. in pursuance of proceedings in Partition to 54
April Term 1857-
Also, a Tract of Land adjoining the tract
first above described, containing 195 acres mid b) perches
and allowance. more or less, now occupied by John Baker,
having thereon erected a log house and barn.
TERMS—One half of the purchase money to be paid on
the (lay of sale. and the balance to be secured by the mort
gage or judgment bond of the purchaser at such time as
may lie agreed upon, on the day of sale, in pursuance of
troeeeinigs in Partition to No. :33 April Term 1857.
Dec. 2, 1857
OUSE, LOT, and OUTLOT, for sale.
The subscriber, intending to move West in
t ie l•pring, offers for sale the home and lot now
occupied by him in•tho borough of Huntingdon. B
The lot fronts 50 feet on Washington street. ran- OW
ning hack 200 feet to Mifflin street. on which is a two-story
house well finished: a kitchen, wood house, well of water
at the door, and a stable.
Also, a FOUR ACRE OUT-LOT, on Stone Creek, near the
borough, now in timothy.
. If the above property is not sold before the 2Sth of De
cember inst.. it will ou that day be ofitred at public sale.
Terms made know n on application to the subscriber.
- December 2. 1857. THOS. L. STATES.
BTRAY COW.—Came to the premises
of the subscriber, in the borough of Birmingham,
arriorsmark township, Huntingdon county, on te r;,•_
the 7th day of December inst., a brindle COW. OW'
about six years old, with a white face, d,u•k color- ,;11".e•
ed star in her face, and a short tail. The owner is request
ed to come forward, prove property. pay &barges, and take
her away, otherwise she will be disposed of according to
Dec. 16, 1657.
STRAY HEIFER.—Came to the prem
ises of the subscriber,, residing in Henderson town
ship, about the Ist of October last, a RED HEIFER, with
a small white spot on each flank, the right ear cropped, ap
parently by a dog—supposed to be from 18 months to two
years old. The owner is requested to conic forward, provo
property, ray chhrges and take her away, or sho will be
disposed of as the law directs.
December 16, 1857.'•
M. McN. WALSH, Principal,
Prof. of Languages and Phaosophy
Prof. of German La ngnage and Literature
Prof. of Fs.ench and Piano Music
Prof. of Mathematics, etc.
Mrs. M. 'McN. WALSH, Preceptress,
Grecian Painting, Botany, history, etc.
Monocromatics, Painting, Drawing, etc.
Piano Music and French.
Primary English.
Institution has lately fallen into new hands,
anti the present owners are determined to make it a first
class school. The majority of the new faculty aro already
on hand, and students will be received as soon as they
Young Indies and gentlemen intending to go to school
will do well to write to us before concluding to go else
where. There is no cheaper, and we believe there will be no
better school now than ours.
Both sexes aro received, all branches are taught, and
students can enter at any time. For other information
thldress John D. Walsh, Cassvilte, Huntingdon county, Pa:
December 9, 1857.
richest styles of Dress Goods and Trimmings, can
ways be found at the fashionable store of -
the largest stock ever brought to town, aro selling
very cheap at FISHER S.: MeHURTRLE'S.
PRY GOODS !—A fine assortment on
hand - for the accommodation of customers, at BENS.
ACOBS' "Cheap Corner," Market Square. (0ct.28.)
DUCKSKIN GLOVES & 3litts cheap
at P. P. GWIli*S.