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The Pennsylvania Legislature
The bill to annex parts of Dublin and
Springfield townships to Fulton county, pas
sed the House on Tuesday evening of last
week by a strict party vote—the Opposition
voting for the bill and the Democrats against
it. Mr. Africa fought the bill manfully, but
the Opposition had determined upon putting
the bill through without consulting the wishes
of the citizens of our county. Of the fifty
nine petitioners to have parts of Dublin and
Springfield annexed to Fulton, Mr. Africa
offered the evidence to show that eighteen of
the number were not citizens of our county,
and of the balance only about one-half were
property holders. He also offered remon
strances against annexation, signed by nearly
five hundred of the citizens of Dublin, Spring
field and adjoining townships. Mr. Africa
offered several amendments to the bill, all of.
which, with one unimportant exception, were
voted down by a party vote. The last amend
ment he offered was to insert a new section,
to leave the question of annexation to a vote
of the people of the townships of Dublin and
Springfield. Upon this amendment he made
a strong argumentative speech, but the Op
position closed their cars and voted it down.
We were in the House during the discussion
on this bill, and in justice to Mr. Africa, we
must say he deserves well of his constituents
for the able stand he took in defence of their
interests. Higher honors await him. The
bill has not yet passed the Senate.
The Appropriation Bill has been before the
House for several days; on Friday last while
one section was under consideration, Mr. Wil
liston made the assertion that some $40,000
or $50,000 had been wasted this session by
the publication of the Record, and by other
printing, which was mere trash. It was per
fectly useless to attempt to stop small leaks,
when such large ones as these were allowed.
While the section appropriating $7OO to
the members was under consideration, Mr.
Africa offered an amendment reducing the
pay to $5OO. This was ruled out of order.—
The section fixing the salary at $7OO, as usual,
was agreed to by a vote of GS ayes to 23 noes.
Several Bank bills will be pressed through
both houses. An act to incorporate the Mif
flin County Bank, and an act making the Mt.
Joy Savings Institution a bank of issue, both
vetoed by Gov. Packer, have passed by a two
The following are the yeas and nays in the
House on Thursday last, on the final passage
of the Free Banking Bill. The names of
Democrats are in italic. The same bill was
reporter in the Senate on Friday without
YE-Ls—Messrs. Abbott, Achcntrach, Barlow, Beardslee,
Boyer, Bryson, Burley, Butler, Byrne, Cassell,
Craig. Crane, Davis, Donnelly, bunfop,Eckman, Cllmaker,
Frazier, Goebring, Gordon, Grahzun, (Butler) Graham,
(Washington,) Green, Gunnison, Hayes, Hofius, Keneagy,
Kinney, Lawrence, (Washington,),)/cDonoiwh, MGoni:• ' al,
Mann, Moore, Pancoast, Pinkerton, Pressley, Pre,ton,
Ridgway, Seltzer, Sheppard, Senead, Slone, Strong, Teller,
Turner, Wildey, Wiley, Williston and Thompson, Speak
Fars—Messrs. Acker, Africa, Austin, Barn:3lo3-, Bales,
Beisel, Brewster, Brodhead, Caldwell, Chapin, Clark, Cope,
Caster, Dismant, Durborrow, Ellenberger, Gray, Hill :
.rackson. Kistler, Kaig Long, Maurer, Morrison. Oakes,
O'Neill. Peirce, Proud Foot, Simla., Smith, .3Thneback, Sultz
bach, Wagonseller, Walker, Williams and Wilson-36.
The bill for the relief of the Sunbury and
Erie Railroad Company, now being discussed
in the House, has many friends besides those
to be immediately benefited by its passage.
The road is not yet finished, and the Com
pany is without means to pay estimates of
contractors, interest on bonds and other debts.
If the bill should become a law, we will give
it a place in our columns, that our readers
may have an opportunity to judge of its char
acter. Mr. Africa is opposed to the bill.
The members of both Houses have been
very industrious for two or three weeks—they
hold three sessions a day, morning, afternoon
A resolution has passed to adjourn on the
3d of April, which will, no doubt, be recon
sidered, and the adjournment postponed to a
day at least two weeks later.
43Qr. The Germantown Telegraph returned
our paper of last week, with an article marked ,
which they wish us to give them credit for.
Now, Mr. Telegraph, we did not copy that
article from your paper. We took it from
the Phila. Daily Arews. It was published in
that paper as a news item without credit.—
" The Apple Tree Borer—A Remedy," the
article in question, is a very good one, and
should be widely circulated. Should any of
our cotemporaries copy it, they will please
credit it to the above named paper, as they
claim it. We make it a strict rule, to always
credit such articles when we know their au
thor. We like to " give the devil his dues"
all the time.
The Difficulties in Mexico
Mexico has been plunged in anarchy al
most constantly since her separation from
Spain, except when she found temporary re
pose under the iron rule of a military despot
ism. While many of her internal struggles
appear merely factious and meaningless, ex
cept so far as they advanced one military ad
venturer to power and doomed another to de
feat, the issues involved in the present con
flict of authorities are well defined, and the
principles at stake will exercise a most im
portant influence upon the destiny of the
Mexican people. The power of the Church has
long been absolute. It was not content with
exercising complete authority over the con
science, but it owned a very large portion of
the property of the nation, and controlled in
a great measure its whole political action.—
While no rival religion has gained a foothold in
that Republic, many of its citizens, who are de
voutly attached to the Catholic Church, have
long felt that the dominance of priestly in
fluence in all temporal affairs was a serious
evil, and that their country could never be
restored to prosperity until the power of the
priests was very much weakened.
The great feature of the reforms contem
plated by the new Mexican Constitution was
the destruction of the ecclesiastical courts, so
that priests, like all other citizens, might he
tried in. the ordinary civil tribunals of the
nation, instead of possessing exclusive power
to regulate the conduct and punish or pardon
the crimes of members of their order ; for,
prior to the establishment of that Constitu
tion, we believe the priests were amenable
only to ecclesiastical courts, and, therefore,
felt themselves at perfect liberty to set the
civil authorities at defiance.
Under that Constitution General Alvarez
was elected President; but being an unedu
cated Indian, trained to arms, he declined to
assume the unaccustomed cares of - civil of
fice, and the Congress declared Comonfort,
who had received the next highest number of
votes, to be his successor. Comonfort, in ,
turn, was expelled from power, and under
the provision of the Constitution declaring
that the Supreme Judge of the nation should
be President when the office became vacant,
Juarez, who held that post, claims to he the
constitutional ruler of the nation, and our
Government has recognised the validity of his
Meanwhile, the Church party determined
to prevent, if possible, the contemplated re-'
form of making priests amenable to the civil
law, and to cling, with unyielding tenacity,
to all its present power, has instituted in the
capital of the country a rival Government, at
present beaded by Hiramon, which, by its
military power, has maintained itself in the
City of Mexico, and exercised control over a
considerable portion of the country, while
Juarez has held uninterrupted possession of
Vera Cruz, of most of the other seaports, and
been recognised as President by most of the
The contest has been a very bitter one, and
many battles have been fought, but the mili
tary genius of Miramon has enabled him to
achieve many unexpected victories, to win
triumphs under circumstances which seemed
certain to foreshadow hi:, final overthrow.
A few moviths ago the Juarez Government,
embittered by the protracted controversy, is
sued a decree declaring all the church prop
erty of the country to be national property.
It is worth several hundreds of millions of
dollars and since i t has been th us confiscated the
Church party has stimulated Miramon and
his soldiers to such extraordinary efforts that
the power of Juarez has been nearly destroy
ed. By the late attack upon Vera Cruz,
Miramon and his Spanish sympathizers evi
dently-supposed they would succeed in break
ing up the Constitutional Government, and
thus completely re-establishing the ascen
dency of the Church party.
The attack, however, was unsuccessful.—
The vessels sent to aid Miramon were cap
tured by the American squadron. And now,
in turn, the Constitutional armies are proba
bly gathering around the city of Mexico, and
threatening that stronghold •of the Church
party. If they are successful in that quarter,
the star of Juarez will loom up completely in
the ascendant. But the truth is, both par
ties appear to be exhausted, by protracted
conflicts, that neither has strength enough to
capture the stronghold of the other, and by a
decisive blow of this character end the con
test and restore peace to the nation.
The incentives to the action of our navy at
Vera Cruz were numerous. As our Govern
ment does not recognize the Miramon Gov
ernment as a bone tide one, it cannot consid
er that vessels sailing its flag prove a true
nationality, and our officers had a right there
fore, to consider such vessels piratical, par
ticularly when the Juarez Government offi
cially proclaimed that such was their charac
ter, and when there was some ground for fear
ing that Miramon would not scruple, in con
sequence of his hostility to our country, to
permit ships sailing under his authority to
capture American merchantmen. The reck
less course his soldiers had pursued on land
in destroying the lives of American citizens
and despoiling them of their property, was
strong presumptive evidence that he would
not be more scrupulous on sea if he was suf
ficiently powerful to plunder our vessels with
impunity. But while all these considera
tions, and the immediate fear that if Mira
mon, by a combined land and naval attack
upon Vera Cruz, was successful in obtaining
possession of it, the property, and, perhaps,
the lives of Americans residing there would
be destroyed, doubtless influenced the action
of the gallant commanders of our national
vessels, it is questionable whether they would
have captured the Miramon vessels if the
latter had not foolishly fired upon our ships,
and thus courted the fate which justly befel
While these exciting occurrences have been
transpiring at Vera Cruz, the treaty between
the Juarez Government and our own is un
der discussion in the United States Senate,
and upon the decision of that body the fu
ture character of our relations with Mexico
may depend. The treaty establishes rela
tions of a very intimate, friendly, and mutu
ally advantageous character. Some objec
tions have been urged to it, which, if well
founded, are very serious—but, perhaps, their
importance is exaggerated. The opinion pre
vails, in some quarters, that if this treaty is
not ratified, and our Government thus made
to assume the responsibility of sustaining a
vigorous policy in regard to Mexico, that
through the movements of the order of Knights
of the Golden Circle, an extensive filibuster
organization said to possess adherents in
many quarters of our country, and the action
of the Texans, under the lead of Gen. Sam
Houston, new complications will arise—that
Mexico will be invaded by hosts of our vol
unteers marching over the Rio Grande, and
an entirely new phase be given to the whole
question. Nations, like individuals, will not
forever permit near neighbors to maintain a
perpetual condition of anarchy, and by their
disorders not only to bring ruin upon them
selves, but many serious evils upon those
compelled by their proximity to associate with
them in various ways.—The Philadelphia
Press, March 24.
Stephen A. Douglas' Interview With
[From the Cincinnati Enquirer.]
To the Editor of the Enquirer:
A card which I published a short time ago
in your paper, contains the followitg para
" I prefer Mr. Douglas because he is my
Mend; and I know of no obligation more sa
cred than that of friendship; I prefer him
because he bore the flag of the Democracy in
the darkest hours of its history, when even
the bravest hearts almost trembled in the face
of the political tempest; because General Jack
son, in his old age, and in his own house, de
clared he (Douglas) had smoothed his path to
the grave, and seemed to place his mantle upon
hint, as the prophets of Israel, in the olden time
annointed the fixture magistrates of the peo
ple; because he advocated the rights of men
in the Territories, as well as in the States, to
regulate their domestic policy."
An esteemed friend assured me, after the
publication of the card, he was not aware
that General Jackson had spoken so strongly
in favor of Mr. Douglas. The following are
the particulars of the incident to which I al
luded—premising that Judge Douglas was
elected a member of the Twenty-eighth Con
gress, and took his seat on the Ist of Decem
For several sessions of Congress an effort
had been made to restore the fine imposed
upon General Jackson by Judge Hall, fur de
claring martial law, and taking such other
steps as were necessary, for the defense of
the city of New Orleans, during the last war
with Great Britain. The proposition to effect
that object was renewed shortly after Judge
Douglas took his seat, and many able speeches
were delivered by members on both sides.of
the questiOn. On the 7th of January, 1844,
pending the discussion of the bill ; and after
the subject seemed to hare been exhausted
by the older politicians, the floor was as
signed by the presiding officer of the House
to a member, small in stature, and a stranger
to the National Councils and to, ,A Washing
ton an dieuce..
The massive forehead and piercing blue
eye of him who was about to speak indicateLl
that Lie was not without valuable attributes
of mind and character, yet no one of the vast
audience, which thronged the riallaries during
that exciting debate, could imagine what re-
mained to be said upon the subject; to them
it was apparently exhausted. The speaker,
however, had made but little progress in his
remarks before all eyes were upon him, and
a profound stillness prevailed over hall and
galleries. It was seen that he had struck
out a new course, and was presenting the
question in a new light. He toot' the high
ground that General Jackson stood justified
legally and morally in what he had done, and
the effect was electric. Judge Douglas " the
Little Giant" of Illinois, was the speaker,
and his was pronounced the speech of the
session. It is before the world, and the world
can judge of its merits.
A few months afterward Judge Douglas,
in company with a delegation from Illinois,
attended the Nashville Convention ; while
there they paid their respects to Gen. Jackson
at the Hermitage. The following is the re
port of what occurred, as was published short
ly afterward in an Illinois paper: " Every
thing that relates to Andrew Jackson, the
Hero of New Orleans, and the friend of his
country, of his deep interest to the American
people ; and although the incident we are
about to relate is, in itself, of no great inter
est, it becomes so to us in consequence of
those connected with it.
At the Nashville Convention, .of August
last, we visited the Hermitage, twelve miles
distant, in company with Judge Douglas, of
this State, and some others of our fellow-citi
zens. The mansion was crowded with peo
ple from almost every State, who had been
invited thither by the venerable patriot on
the day succeeding the Convention.
Governor Clay, of Alabama, was near Gen
eral Jackson, who was sitting on a sofa in
the hall, and as each person entered the Gov
ernor introduced him to the hero and he pas
sed along. When Judge Douglas was thus
introduced, the General raised his eyes and
gazed for a moment in the countenance of
the Judge, still retaining his hand. " Are
you the Mr. Douglas, of - :111inois, who deliv
ered a speech, last session, on the subject of
remitting the fine imposed on me for decla
ring martial law at New Orleans?" asked the
" I have delivered a speech in the House of
Representatives upon that subject," was the
modest reply of Judge Douglas.
" Then stop," said General Jackson ; " sit
down here beside me. I desire to return you
my thanks for that speech. You are the first
man that has ever relieved my mind on that
subject which has rested upon it for thirty
years. My enemies have always charged me
with violating the Constitution of my coun
try, by declarme. v' martial law at New Orleans,
and my friends have always admitted the vi
olation, but have contended that circumstan
ces justified me in that violation. I never
could understand how it was that the perfor
mance of a solemn duty to my country, and
one which, if I had neglected it, would have
made me a traitor in the sight of God and
man, could properly be pronounced a viola
tion of the Constitution. I felt convinced in
my own mind that I was not guilty of such a
henious offense; but I could never make out
a legal justification of my course, nor has it
ever been done, sir, until you, on the floor of
Congress, at the late session, established it
beyond the possibility of cavil or doubt,. I
thank you, sir, for that speech. It has re
lieved my mind from the only circumstance
that rested painfully upon it. Throughout
my whole life I never performed an official
act which I viewed as a violation of the Con
stitution of my country; and I can now go
down to the grave in peace, with the perfect
consciousness that I have not broken at any
period of my life, the Constitution or laws of
my country. ,
Thus spoke the old hero, his countenance
brightened by emotions which it is impossi
ble for us to describe. We turned to look at
Douglas—he was speechless. He could not
reply, but convulsively shaking the aged vet
eran's hand, he rose and left the hall. Cer
tainly Gen. Jackson had paid him the highest
compliment he could have bestowed on any
As is well known, General Jackson, before
his death, bequeathed all his valuable papers
to Francis P. Blair, Esq. Among these pa
pers was found the pamphlet copy of the
speech of Judge Douglas, with an endorse
ment in Jackson's hand-writing, signed by
him, in about the following words : " This
speech constitutes my defense ; I lay it aside
as an inheritance for my grand children."
GEO. P. BUELL.
Cincinnati, 0., March 17.
Enthusiastic Reception of Gen. Foster
[From. the Phila. renusylvauian, March 20.]
Last evening we were an eye witness to
one of the largest spontaneous outpourings of
the people we ever saw ; the occasion was the
arrival in our midst of General Poster, the
Democratic Standard Bearer for the Guber
At an early hour, Fourth street, between
Market and Arch, in front of the Merchants'
Hotel, was crowded with several thousands
of the conservative Democracy, who, notwith
standing the inclemency of the weather, were
on hand to greet him whom " the people de
light to honor." Every available space in
and about the hotel was crowded, the win
dows and balconies being filled with ladies
and gentlemen, a number of the former of
whom manifested their delight by waving
The Keystone Club formed in line in front
of the Hotel with transparencies, music, and
that cannon, which will, no doubt, be again
in requisition to announce the triumphant
victories of those whose nominations it cheer
ed from its deep toned mouth.
Col. McCandles, the President of the Club,
in a few very eloquent and appropriate re
marks, introduced the General, whose appear
ance on the balcony of the hotel was the sig
nal fur prolonged and reiterated cheering,
during which the band struck up a National
air. After silence had been somewhat re
stored, the Geneal spoke as follows:
FELLOW CITIZENS OF PELILADELPIIIA
confess that I feel extremely grateful for the
kind reception given to me to-night. I am
comparatively a stranger among you, but I
have always felt a deep interest in the pros
perity of the people of this city, in its manu
factures and in its commercial greatness.—
Every act of my life, public or private, has
alway been in behalf of the interests of the
great metropolis of my native. State. [Ap
This call is unexpected. In coming here,
I supposed I should not be seen, and I should
retire to rest. I did not certainly expect to
meet so many of my Democratic friends as
are here assembled, notwithstanding the in
clemency of the weather, which will necessa
rily prevent me froth detaining you long.
I have received the standard of the Demo
cratic party to carry through the comina. can
vass. It is for you to say whether it shall be
to victory or not. But if that flag is stricken
down, I will be stricken down with it. [Ap
plause.] It is, I repeat, for you to say what
the result shall be. Like soldiers you must
enlist for the war, and determine to carry the
flag to victory.
Gentlemen, I must again return my thanks
for the kind manner with which you have re
ceived me to-night. We are told that my
competitor was traversing every Ward through
out the city. I can only say, here I can come.
[Cheers.] Wherever the people may meet
they will hear me, and if the Opposition are
victorious, it will be over our bodies. [Ap
plause.] I expect to meet you before the
canvass is over to discuss the great issues of
Personally, I have the greatest regard for
my competitor. He is a gentleman, and with
him I have no personal issues. I will make
none and I desire that my friends will make
none. If you are not able to carry this elec
tion upon high National and Constitutional
grounds, I don't want it to be carried at all.
[Applause.] Upon these principles we will
carry this canvass through. ' And let me say
that much depends upon you in the way the
preliminary battle which is to be fought here
in May, shall be decided. That is to tell
upon the State and National campaign to fol
low. It will tell more upon the destinies of
the Democratic party than any election ever
held. [A voice—" We'll lick them, sure !"]
[Cheers.] If you rally to your flag in the
Municipal contest and carry that election,
and thus elevate the standard, to you will be
long the honor of deciding the contest in the
Fall. I know that you will do it. [Cheers.]
I feel that there are none here to-night but
who will turn out when the time comes and
do his duty like a man.
I simply come forward to thank you for
your flattering reception, and not to discuss
the issues involved in the canvass, because I
did not expect to be called upon. Let me say
that I will be at the head of the battle, and,
until the time comes, farewell.
The most enthusiastic cheers, firing of can
non, and thrill strains of martial music, in
terrupted the Speaker repeatedly and contin
ued to its close.
Robert L. Johnson, Esq., of Cambria, and
Hiram Walbridge, of New York, followed in
eloquent and impressive speeches, fully en
dorsing the nominee, and urging unanimity
of feeling, and promising victory to the stan
dard bearer of the great Democratic party in
the State of Pennsylvania.
After the speeches, the German " Smnger
build," a vocal society, surprised most agree
ably the ladies and gentlemen with which
the hotel was crowded, by striking up one of
their peculiar and popular airs, to the great
delight of all present, including the " Gover
nor" himself. Taken altogether, it was one
of the pleasantest scenes and happiest re
unions of Democratic friends we have seen
for many a day. At eleven o'clock General
Foster left the city for his Western home, in
consequence of pressing business engage
ments. We can only predict for our friends
a tremendous victory in the Municipal, State
and National contests about coming off ; and
wish God speed to the time-tried and honored
cause of Democracy.
SINGULAR C9INCIDENCES.-Tho birth-day
of the Hon. Stephen A. Douglas is the 23d
of April, the day of the meeting of the
The birth-day of the Hon. Wm. H. Seward
is the 16th of May, the day for the meeting
of the Chicago Convention.
The War in Mexico
Two Mexican Steamers Captured by the Uni
ted States Squadron.
NEW ORLEANS, MARCH 20.—The steamer
announced below yesterday as having been
captured from the forces of Miramon in the
Gulf of Mexico by the American squadron,
was the steamer Marquez, in charge of Lt.
Chapman, of the U. S. sloop-of-war Saratoga.
The Saratoga's men also captured the steam
er Miramon, which arrived below at noon
yesterday. Both vessels were captured off
Anton Lizard() on the morning of the 6th
inst., after a brief action, with a slight loss
of life. The steamer Marquez has a portion
of the prisoners, and the U. S. sloop-of-war
Preble is to bring the rest.
Alvarado is reported to be in possession of
The city of Mexico was surrounded by the
Liberals at the latest accounts.
Great excitement exists at Vera Cruz in
consequence of the capture of -Marin's expe
dition by the Saratoga. The Liberals hail
it as the harbinger of an alliance, and of
their ultimate triumph ; while the Church-
Miramon faction are indignant at what they
term a national outbrea on the weaker
The French and Spanish commanders wore
highly exasperated at the action of the Amer
Official Account of the Capture of the two
Mexican Steamers by the United States Na
WASHINGTON, March 20.—Commander Mi
nor, of the Gulf naval squadron, telegraphs
to the Navy Department, from the South
west Pass, that Gen. Miramon commenced
the siege of Vera Cruz on the sth, and that
on the 6th, Gen. Marin appeared before the
city with two steamers, and not showing col
ors, Commander Turner, in the U. S. sloop
of-war Saratoga, with detachments from the
Savannah and Preble, proceeded in the steam
ers Indianola and Wave, to the anchorage of
Gen. Marin's steamer, off Anton Lizardo, to
ascertain their character. Upon approach
ing, one was moving off, and a shot was fired
ahad and the Indianola was sent to overhaul
her. The hail of the latter was answered by
the steamer Gen. Miramon with a fire of guns
and a volley of musketry. The Saratoga
then fired a broadside, and the action became
general. It resulted in the capture of both of
Gen. Marin's steamers, with himself and a
large number of men. The prizes were or
dered to New Orleans. The Preble is soon
expected with Marin and the bulk of the
prisoners on board. The loss is confined to
men, and is slight.
The two steamers captured are said to have
been fitted out through the agency of Santa
Anna, and sent from Havana.
NEW ORLEANS, March 24.—The schooner
Virginia Antoinette is below, from Vera
Cruz on the evening of the 15th inst. She
brings one day's later advices from the seat
The military conference mentioned in the
last news, composed of the chiefs of the two
armies and representatives of the foreign Gov
ernments, failed to agree upon any terms for
an armistice, and the bombardment of Vera
Cruz was recommenced on the morning of the
15th inst., with redoubled energy; the shot
and shell taking effect in the city, killinc4
several persons, and doing much damage to
Many of the shot fell among the shipping
under the castle, but without doing much
Two Spanish steamers arrived at Vera Cruz
on the 15th.
Now and Then
In 1854 the politicians who nominated An
dy Curtin for Governor at the Republican
Convention at Harrisburg a few weeks since,
and who are now urging him upon the voters
of the State, were secretly forming Know
Nothing lodges, in which a foreign born citi
zen was not admitted, but on the contrary the
natives who were admitted were sworn to
proscribe every Irishman, German, English
man, or Welshman, from all participation in
the honors and emoluments of office. These
honest politicians were so much afraid of
"foreign influence" that they basely deserted,
and helped to consign to an ignominious de
feat, a candidate for Canal Commissioner
whom they had previously nominated for the
sole and only reason that he first drew breath
and saw light in Ireland. Andy Curtin him
self was one of the men who did this I That
was six years ago I And what a change has
six years brought. Andy Curtin is a candi
date for Governor, and the votes of the Irish,
German, and English born citizens of the
State are necessary to his election Is he
traversing the State, as in 1854, forming
lodges, and contriving ways and means to
proscribe his foreign born fellow citizens ?
Not he ! That humbug has had its day ?
Some other dodge must be tried And forth
with his followers bethink them that Curtin
is an Irish name, and that, " . in the days we
went gypsying," the O'Curims were a fa
mous family, and that Andy himself is a di
rect descendent of a " wonderful poet" of
that name in Ireland! Wonderful discovery !
" Our Irish fellow citizens," as the Gazette
affectionately calls them, will doubtless feel
themselves highly honored ! Whether they
will vote for him under the pressure of this
" bit o' blarney," we can't say. But if they
do, won't it be absolutely necessary to secure
the other " foreign vote," that his biogra
phers ascertain to a demonstration, that his
mother was a German, his aunts French, his
uncles Welsh, his cousins a mixture of Hot
tentot and Chocktaw, with a cross of Chi
nees ? And that's the difference between
1854 and 1860, in - a party without principles.
Horrible Massacre of Indians
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 28.—The Steamer
Columbia, arrived from the Southern ports of
Oregon to-day, brings news of a horrible mas
sacre of Indians at several villages around
Humboldt Bay, by a party of forty white men.
At daylight on the 26th of February, at
Indian Island, opposite the town of Eureka,
more than forty Indians, three-fourths of
them being women and children, were killed.
On the beach at the south entrance of Hum
boldt Bay, forty more were massacred, that
being every human being with a red skin in
It was reported and believed at Eureka,
that a simultaneous attack was made the
Same morning upon the Indian villages on
the Eel River, and two hundred more Indi
ans, men, women and children, were killed.
These deeds were perpetrated by the fer
mi- 3 and glaziers of Eel River country, who
have suffered from Indian depredations du
ring the past year. They claim that the
peaceful Indians around Humboldt Bay have
furnished aid and ammunition to the hostile
Indians on the mountains, and hence the war
of extermination was commenced.
, its - re, 6011
pENNSrLVANIA RAIL ROAD.
TIME OF LEAVING OF TRAINS.
WESTWARD. I I EASTWARD.
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p. BT.I r. M.l A.M.I I A. M.I P. M. P. M.
5 10 .6 56 6 23 Newton Hamilton, 112 23 10 11 1 57
5 13 7 03 G 30 Mt. Union 12 16 10 04 1 50
5 35 7 17 6 44 311/1 Creek, 12 02 9 50 1 35
540 7 30 6 56 'Huntingdon, 11 52 9 40 1 20
6 061 7 43 7 10 Petersburg, 11 37 9 25 1 03
6 141 7 50 7 17 Barree, 11 30 9 17 12 53
621 755 7 25 Spruce Creek, 111 25 9 11 12 45
635 809 7 41 Birmingham, 11. 09 8 55 12 25
647 8 16 7 50 Tyrone, 11 02 8 48 12 15
6 58 8 24 8 00 Tipton 10 54 8 40 12 05
.7 03 S 25 8 05,Fostoria, 10 50 8 36 12 00
7 OR 8 32 8 10 Bell's Mills, 10 48 8 33 11 55
7 25 8 45 8 25 Altoona, 10 35 8 04 11 20
P. M. P. M. A. M. P. M. A. M. A. 7,f.
LTUNTINGDON &BROAD TOP
RAlLROAD.—Passenger Trains arrive and depart
For IlorzwELL & intermediate Stations, leaves at 7:40 A. M
Returning, arrives at Hu:gm:ono:I at 12:34 P. M
For SAXTON and intermediate Stations, leaves at 3:50 P. 51
Returning, arrives at HUNTINGDON at 7:35 P. 51
JNO. T. LAWRENCE,
Huntingdon, Nov. 16. 1859. Superintendent.
W - ATCHES, jEWELII AND SIL
We would respectfully inform our friends, pa
trons and the public generally, that we have nowt
in Store and offer Wholesale d' Retail, at the low- 4,--P s
est Cash Prices, a large and very choice stock of
"Machos, ,Toodry, Silver and Plated Ware, of every variety
Every description of Diamond Work and other Jewelry
made to order, at short notice. 4 , -Z- All goods warranted
to be as represented.
N. B.—Particular attention given to the Repairing of
"[Piddles and Jewelry, of every description.
STAUFFER & HARLEY,
No. 622 MARZET street, South Side, PHILAWA.
Feb. 8,1860-3 m.
PIANO FORTE, ORGAN AND MELODEON TUNER,
Respectfully informs the citizens of Huntingdon and vi
cinity, and of the county, that he will be in Huntingdon
regularly twice a year, in June and December, for the pur
pose of tuning and repairing Piano Fortes, Organs and
Melodeons, and musical instruments, of all descriptions.
All orders left at the Book, Stationery and Music
Store of Win. Lewis, will be promptly and faithfully at
tended to. [Dec. 14,1859-Iy:]
BEAUTIFUL HOLIDAY GOT.
THE ALBUM OF MUSIC FOR 1860,
Containing a clmice selection of music and - Rile embellish
ments. For Bale by
LEE & WALKER. Publihhers,
No. 722 CbeAnut street, PIIIL.-IDEISFILI.
PRICE 53.00, sent by mail, free of postage.
NEW . GOODS ! LATEST' ARRI
Fisher & McMurtric have just received another largo
supply of Winter Goods. comprising the newest and most
beautiful styles of Detaines, Plaids, ISierinos, Prints, Gin ;-
hams, &c. We solicit a careful examination of our stock,
and feel satisfied it is the most extensive and attractive in
the county, mid will be sold at prices that will induce all
to purchase. Give us a call.
Jan. 4, 1860
DISSOLUTION of PARTNERSHIP.
The Co-Partnership heretofore existing between
Isenberg & Connor, is this day dissolved by mutual con
The books and accounts of the firm will remain in the
hands of Nicholas Isenberg for collection.
Alexamaria, Feb. 18, 1860. FRANCIS CONNOR.
NEW FIRM !
The undersigned respectfully inform the public that
they have purchased the ALEXANDRIA BREWERY and
will continue the business, and endeavor to give general
All orders will be promptly attended to.
Aloxandria, Fob. 22, IS6O. WM. N. TUBBY.
ITALUABLE TAVERN PROPER
TY FOR SALT , '..—The Tavern property situate at
the west end of Huntingdon, on lot No. 215 in plan of said
town, together with the dwelling house and other build
ing on said lot arc for sale. For particulars, &e., inquire
of Messrs. Scott & Brown at Huntingdon.
If not sold at private sale previous to Thursday the
Twenty-nint't day of March, it will on that day, be expo
sed to sale by public outcry at Huntingdon
Feb. 23, ISGO
KEROSENE & COAL OIL LAMPS 1
lIEAD QUARTERS and MANUFACTORY,
114 South Second street, below Chestnut, and No. 1
Carter street, PLULADELPLUA.
M. B. DYOTT'S
EXCELSIOR KEROSENE ct COAL OIL BURNER
mmuira, & JONES' Spring Burner, and all other good
burners for Coal Oil, together with the largest and hand
somest variety of LA;IPS. of every description. CHAN
DELIERS, from two to fifty Burners—Glasses, Wicks,
Shacks, and all articles pertaining to the business, togeth
er with the best Kenos= Om in the country—litholesale
and Retail—at the Manufacturers' lowest prices.
Merchants and others will save money, by examin
ing our Stock and Prices. M. B. DYOTT'S
LAMP and GAS FIXTURE STORE and FACTORY, No.
114 South Second & No. 1 Carter street, below Chestnut,
Ph ilaint. [Feb. 22,18110-3m.]
TIIAT EVERYBODY WANTS
COUNSELLOR IN BUSINESS
BY FRANK CROSBY,
OF THE PUILADELPUIA BAR
It Tells You 110 w to draw up PAterxDasuir PAPERS and
gives general forms for AGREEMENTS of all
kinds, BILLS Of SALE, LEASES and PETITIONS.
It Tells You How to draw up BONDS and MORTGAGES, AF
FIDAVITS, POWERS Of ATTORNEY, NOT,ES and
BILLS of ExcnANGE, RECEIPTS and RELEASES.
It Tells rote The laws for the COLLECTION Of DEBTS, with
the STATUTES of LIMITATION, and amount
and kind of property EXEMPT from EN_ECIT
TION in every State.
It Tells You How to make an ASSIGNMENT properly, with
forms for Composmox with CREDITORS, and
the INSOLVENT LAWS of every State.
It Tells You The legal relations existing between GUAR
DIAN and WARD, MASTER and APPRENTICE,
and LANDLORD and TENANT.
it Tells You What constitutes LIBEL and SLANDER, and
the Law as to MAranAcr. DOWER, the WIFE'S
RIGHT IN PROPERTY : DIVORCE and ALIMONY.
It Tells You Tho Law for MECHANICS' LIENS in every State,
and tho NATURALIZATION LAWS of this coun
try, and how to comply with the same.
It Tells You The law concerning PENSIONS and how to ob
tain One, and the PRE-EMPTION LAWS 'to
It Tells You The Law for PATENTS, with mode of proce
dure in obtaining one, with INTERFERENCES,
ASSIGNMENTS and TABLE OF PEES.
It Tells You How to make your WILL, and how to ADMIN
ISTER ON AN ESTATE, with the law and the
requirements thereof in every State.
It Tells You The meaning of LAW TERMS in general use,
and explains to you the LEGISLATIVE, ExE
currva and JUDICIAL Powers of both tho
General and State GOVERNMENTS.
It Tells You How To KEEP OUT OP LAW, by showing how to
do your business legally, thus saving a
vast amount of property, and vexatious
litigation, by its timely consultation.
Single copies will be sent by mail, postage paid, to Evz
nit FARMER, EVERY MECHANIC, EVERY MAN OP BUSINESS, and
EVERYBODY in EVERY STATE, On receipt of $1 00, or in law
style of binding at $1 25.
$lOOO A YEAR can be made by enterprising men every
where, in selling the above work, as our inducements to
all such aro very liberal.
For single copies of the Book, or for terms to agents,
with other information, apply to or address
JOHN E. POTTER, Publisher,
No. 617 Sansone street, Philadelphia, Pa.
Nov. 23,1855-6 m.
.t• Everybody's Lawyer is for sale at Lewis' Book Store
P. GWIN has just received a new
lot of Delains, Shawls and Wool Hoods, &c. Call
an see them.
IT is a fact that Fisher &Alcilfurtrie are
selling the genuine Hanover Buckskin Gloves, which
cannot be found at any other store in Huntingdon.
WRAPPING- PAPER !
A good article for sale at
LEWIS' BOOK STORE
FISHER E: McMURTRIE
TKO. M. CONPROPST