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THE HUNTINGDON GLOBE, A DEMOCRATIC FAMILY JOURNAL, DEVOTED TO LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS, &C.
Wednesday, September 12, 1860
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SEE-. 1 A DIGLAS,
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
DEMOCR 2171 C STATE N . ODIIN ATION,
_-±,NRY J. F:Sii-R,
Democratic Congressional Candidate,
ARCHIBALD McALLISTER, Blair Co.
Democratic Senatorial Candidate,
JOHN SCOTT, of Huntingdon.
DEMOCRATIC COUNTY TICKET
J. SIMPSON AFRICA, of Huntingdon
DAVID CALDWELL, of Dublin.
JOHN LONG, of Shirleysburg:
REGISTER AND RECORDER,
JOHN R. HURD, of Alexandria
JOHN JACKSON, - of Jackson township
DIRECTOR OF THE POOR
JOHN EBY, of Shirley.
CHARLES C. ASII, of .Barree
HENRY L. lIARVY, of Franklin.
Site\Y Ael - cr ea. tilsemerats.
.4Z -- Caution, by Samuel Akely.
-CO -- Election Proclamation, by Sheriff Watson.
Partnership, by Drs. McCullough and Snare
ke - - General Orders, by Major General Wm. H. Kelm.
Cv Premium List, by the Iluntingdon co. Agricultural
Let the People N.now ! !
That there remained in the National Con
vention at Baltimore, after every disorgani
zing Rebel had seceded, 436 regularly ap
pointed delegates, entitled, under the rule, to
cast 218 votes-16 MORE than TWO
THIRDS of a Full Convention. Let them
know that, on the second ballot, STEPHEN A.
Dovor-ks, received 1811 votes of the 218, over
FORTY more than TWO-THIRDS of tLe
whole vote present. And then, to clinch all,
let them know, that the resolution declaring
STEPUEN A. Donn Las to be the unanimous
choice of the Convention, passed without a
single dissenting voice; so that Stephen A.
Douglas actually received 218 votes—SIX
TEEN votes more than two-thirds of a full
Let the People know, too, that the Seceders'
Convention which nominated Breekinridge
and Lane had no authority from any constit
uency to sit at Baltimore outside of the regu
lar Convention—that it did not contain more
than eighty or ninety delegates who had even
a shadow of authority from the people. to act
—that it cast in all but 105 votes—not one
of them properly authorized, or binding on any
body—let them know this, and let them decide
which was the Regular and which was the
Disorganizers' Convention, and which of the
nominees, Douglas or Breckinridg,e, is enti
tled to the undivided support of the National
DOUGLAS IN ILARRISBURG.—Stephen A.
Douglas addressed a very large meeting at
Harrisburg on Friday evening last. He spoke
for over an hour. Large delegations from
adjoining counties were in attendance. The
Mayor of the city, Mr. Kepner, presided.—
Gov. Packer addressed the crowd iu a few
eloquent remarks before introducing Mr.
Douglas. The meeting was a complete suc
cess. On Saturday he addressed a very large
crowd at Reading.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. - 0 11 r friend C. will
excuse us for holding over for consideration
his communication. Some of the charges
against a candidate named are of a serious
character, we therefore, until we have posi
tive proof to sustain the charges, must decline
giving them publicity in our columns. The
first question will lose none of its force by
being delayed a few days.
tar We have been requested by the Pres
ident of the late Democratic County Conven
tion, to add to the County Committee, for
this borough, the name of Joseph Reigger.—
Mr. R. is an active influential and reliable
Democrat. The borough has now the num
ber of committee men it has always received.
The Democratic Senatorial Conference met
at the Hotel of Col. John Hafer, in Bedford,
on Monday, 3d Sept., 1860, and organized
by ejecting Hon. W. T. D..A.UGHERTY, of
Bedford, President,- and J. 0. Kimmel, of
James Patton, W. T. Daugherty and Wm.
M. Pearson, appeared as Conferrees from
Col. R. F. Haslett, Win. Lewis and R.
Milton Speer, from Huntingdon.
J. 0. Kimmel, S. S. Platt and Josiah
Zimmerman, from Somerset.
Mr. Patton, of Bedford, nominated Wm.
J. Baer, of Somerset, whereupon Mr. Kim
mel, of Somerset, read a despatch from Mr.
Baer, declining to be a candidate. Mr. Kim
mel, then made a motion that John Scott, of
Huntingdon, be nominated by acclamation;
which motion being seconded by . Mr. Pear
son, was unanimously adopted.
On motion of Mr. Lewis,
Resolved, That we are proud of our nomi
nee for Senator ; that his integrity and abili
ty command our highest admiration; and
that we pledge ourselves to give him a united
and energetic support.
On motion, adjourned. •
W. T. DAUGHERTY,. Prest.
J. 0. limst, Sec'y.
ELECTION, TUESDAY OCToDER. 9TLI
Fur Governor we have 11E:Nay D. FOSTER,
a true and tried friend of Pennsylvania inter
ests. He is just such a man the people de
light to honor—an open, social, liberal, kind
hearted, learned, common man—a Democrat
in the proper sense of the word. And he will
be elected by front ten to twenty thousand ma
jority. Stick a pin there and after the eke
tion you can tell us how far wrong we are in
For Congress we have ARCHIBALD MCAL
LISTER, of Blair county, a good Democrat,
and an active business man. Mr. McAllister
is engaged in the iron business at Springfield
Furnace, and of course can - tie set down as
all right on the Tariff question. He will
give Steel Blair, the Abolition Republican, a
stiff race, if not defeat him.
For the State Senate we have JonN SCOTT
of this place. Mr. Scott is well and favora
bly known to a majority of the voters of the
district, and if they are not blind to their
own interests, to their duty as good citizens,
they will give him such a majority as will
forever lay upon the shelf the mere truckling
office seeker. The nomination was forced
upon Mr. Scott, not by his own party only,
but by many of the best men of the Opposi
tion, and under existing circumstances he
cannot and will not decline. It is therefore
the duty, the interest, of every good citizen
in the district, to declare openly and boldly
in his favor and give him a support he is
J. SIMPSON AFRICA. is our candidate for the
Assembly. He too is well and favorably
known—has been tried and has not been
found wanting. With Scott in the Senate
and Africa in the _House, the people of the
county might with truth claim to be more
ably and honorably represented than any
other county has been fur many years. Mr.
Africa was not asking for a renomination,
but the Convention, by an honorable compro
mise, and a unanimous vote, forced it upon
him. He is, therefore, the nominee of the
party, and being an honest man of irreproach
able character, the party, individually - and
collectively, is in honor bound to give him
an earnest support. If he is sup.ported in
good firth by the Democratic voters, there
can be no doubt of his election, as hundreds
of the Opposition will not vote for their nom
inee, forced upon them by bargain and sale,
and who is otherwise objectionable.
David Caldwell our candidate for Prothon
otary, John R. Herd our candidate for Reg
ister and Recorder, John Jackson our condi
date7for County Commissioner,'John Eby our
candidate for Director of the Poor, Charles C.
Ash our candidate for Auditor, and Henry L.
Harvey our candidate for Coroner, are all
good men, and well qualified to discharge the
duties of the offices for which they have been
nominated, to the entire satisfaction of the
people of the county.
THE CURTAIN FALLING.—The Tyrone Star
and the York Pa., American Protectionist,
both American papers, refuse to support
Andy Curtain any longer because, as they
say, he has turned to be a rank Republican
of the Abolition stripe,,and have taken down
his name front the head of their columns.—
Curtain is a dead dog.
Wl We attended a large and enthusiastic
meeting of Democrats at Bedford, on Monday
night of last week. Able speeches were
made by several gentlemen. On the Presi
dential question the party is nineteen to one
for Douglas. The nomination of Scott was
warmly received by the meeting.
ear While at Bedford last week, we stop
ped at the Bedford Hotel, John Ilafer, pro
prietor. He is a gentleman and keeps a
good house, and our friends visiting Bedford
will not forget to give him a call.
11W- We were informed by our friend Geis
singer, that Broad Toii'' City was visited by a
very heavy frost on Sunday night last. This
was their first touch.
zle- Douglas will make his great speech
of the canvass at a grand barbecue to be given
by his friends at Jones' Woods in New York,
Scott and Africa.
[From the Harrisburg Patriot and Union•]
HoN. JoaN Scorr.—This gentleman has
been nominated by the Democracy of the
Senatorial district composed of the counties
of Bedford, Somerset and Huntingdon. This
nomination is alike creditable to the Democ
racy of the district and the gentleman who
received it. Few men in Pennsylvania occu
py a higher place in the affections and es
teem of his fellow citizens Alan Mr. Scott.—
His purity of character, both public and pri
vate, is a sure guarantee that the honor and
interests of the State and his immediate con
stituents will be faithfully guarded,, whilst
his fine abilities, as a lawyer, logician and
eloquent polemical debater, will reflect cred
it upon the Senate of Pennsylvania. From
what we know of the good sense of the dis-
Arict, we feel warranted in saying that •he
will distance all his competitors and be tri
[From the Bedford Gazette]
HON. JOHN SCOTT. The nomination of
the above named gentleman for the office of
State Senator for the district composed of the
counties of Bedford, Somerset and Hunting
drn, was one eminently fit to be made. Mr.
Scott stands at the head of the Huntingdon
bar, is a man of excellent moral character, a
line speaker, a true Democrat and a gentle
man in every sense of the word. Should he
be elected, and it is not at all improbable
that he will be, his constituents will find him
a true and faithful representative.
[From the Brownsville Times.]
Ilex. J. SI3IPSON APRICA.—The Democrats
of Huntingdon county have nominated this
gentleman for Assembly. Year before last
the opposition elected their candidate for the
Legislature by 700 majority. Last year Mr.
Africa defeated the same man by some 200
votes. This proves him to be a man of great
popularity at home. He was regarded by
men of all parties, as one of the most indus
trious, honest and efficient members of the
last Legislature. If Huntingdon county does
her duty she will re-elect this able ,young
champion of Democracy, and his constituents
may rest assured they will have an excellent
and attentive representative.
Wharton in Somerset
[From the Somerset Democrat.]
As previously announced, the Republicans
held a meeting in the Court House on Tues
day evening of Court week. Compared with
the.enthusiastic demonstration of the Demo
crats u.a the previous night, it was a complete
fizzle. The first croaker called upon for a
speech, was S. S. Wharton, who demonstrated
by his disjointed remarks, bad grammar and
worse rhetoric, that he is a fitter candidate
for a country school and preparatory training,
than for State Senator. After a few ridicu
lous attempts at .wit, he tried his band at
humbugging our honest and credulous coun
try people. But the ruse was as shallow as
his brain. He expressed an attachment to
our local interests. 0 yes ! he is a Railroad
man. If elected, he is going to make us a
Railroad right where we desire it. He is
going to introduce a bill in the Senate to in
corporate a body of Japanese to make an air
line-railroad from the summit of the Alleghe
ny to the highest peak of Laurel Hill, and
little Jim is to be the President of the road.
'Who doubts that his masterly eloquenee is
amply sufficient to carry the measure. irlfich
as we all are in favor of " a railroad, we deem
it the sheerest nonsense and the baldest effort
at soft-soaping for an obscure and powerless
individual like 'Wharton to tell us of the great
things he will do.
[From the Selinsgrove Times.]
Letter of Andrew G. Curtin
Ma. CURTIN.—As you are now a prominent
candidate before the people of this Common
wealth for the highest office the people of a
sovereign State alone can confer, and as you
doubtless desire every man in the State to
vote for you for Governor, I take this season
able occasion to give you, as well as the pub
lic, my reasons why I cannot and will- not
vote for you. When you was Secretary of
this Commonwealth, a circumstance occurred
in Bellefonte, the place where you reside,
showing satisfactorily to my mind that you
possess too malicious a spirit to fill, with any
creditable degree of dignity, the honorable
position of Governor over a free, civilized and
enlightened people. The circumstance was
one of too serious a nature to be lost ; and as
I told you then, that I would on some future
occasion remind you of it, I shall now pro
ceed to do so without the fear of your revol
ver in my mind.
1 will here first state that I am only a poor
man, and by profession am a huckster. At
the time above referred to, I came to Belle
fonte on business. I had an excellen tdog
with me to guard my wagon. A number of
boys began teasing the - dog by running at
him ; and some went so - far as to throw stones
at him. So soon as the dog would defend
himself against these unjust attacks, the un
godly boys ran into the houses; but no soon
er had the dog again returned to his wagon,
than the boys would also return and repeat
the insult. Among these boys was the son
of A. G. Curtin, who being a little tardy in
reaching the house, was caught by the dog
-at the leg of his pantaloons. The dog was at
once recalled and tied in the stable belonging
to the hotel, so as to prevent the boys from
teasing him. Soon after that you came to
me and asked me whether it was my dog that
had caught your boy. I told you that you
should keep a "little coo]," and I would ex
plain the matter ; but you would not hear me,
and walked off greatly excited, and returned
with a revolver in your hand and a crowd
following you. You walked up to me and
drew your revolver and said : You damn Dutch
son-of-a-b—h, if you say one word, Pit shoot
your G'—d D—d Dutch Son-of a-b—h'sbrains
That, Mr. Curtin, was my introduction to
our Secretary of State ! It was a loud and
strong introduction ; and I must say that I
never had an introduction to any official gen
tleman(?) I so well remember.
You then turned to the poor dog and shot
him three times, and said you had another ball
left for me !
The subscriber is ready at any time, when
called upon, to -verify these statements by
good and reputablecitizens who were present
and witnessed the scene.
These, then, Mr. Curtin, are some of my
reasons why I really and honestly think you
are unfit to be at the head of a free, Dutch
and sovereign people like that of Pennsylva
nia.' You seem to hare a very contemptible
opinion of Dutchmen ; but allow me, Sir, to
tell you that the Dutchmen of Pennsylvania
will show you by next October that they have
an equally contemptible opinion of you. They
will shoot you, not with revolvers, but with
something more effectual and honorable pa
per balls 1 R. PICK ARD.
Middleburg, Pa., August 6, 1860.
Troubles Ili the South—The Alabama Ex-
From the Talladega Watchtower; Atibtst 29th.
A most diabolical plot has been discovered
with our negro population ' contemplating the
destruction of Talladega, tico6 massacre of the
citizens, and the ravaging of the surrounding
country. The plan is extensive, deep laid,
and has been on hand some months. Suspi
cion was first aroused to the fact as much as
three or four weeks since, but nothing was
known of its extent or exact character until
about a fortnight since, when the plot was
disclosed to the Messrs. Lane, by one of their
negroes. This led to the examination of oth
er negroes, who, being seperately questioned,
testified to the same result. The concurrent
testimony of many other slaves, subsequent
to this, gives us the moral conviction that onr
citizens have been sleeping with all the bar
barous calamities of a servile insurrection
hanging over them.
We have been present at the examination
of some of the negroes implicated in the pro
posed insurrection, and were struck with the
adaptation of the plan to excite both the cu
pidity and the fears of the negro. The lure
of lucre, lust and unbridled liberty was held
out as an inducement to engage in the hel
lish plot, while those who betrayed the plan
or refused to join it were threatened with
The plan of attack was to assemble at Tal
ladega, seperate into small parties, repair to
all of the houses in town, fire them simulta
neously, and then to stand by the doors and
murder the whites as they ran out. The
time agreed upon for the assault was some
Saturday night about the middle of Septem
The concurrent testimony of all the ne
groes examined goes to show beyond the pos
sibility of doubt, that the whole plot has been
concocted and set on foot by white men. It
shows, too, that abolition emissaries have been
in our midst, inciting our slaves to rebellion
and conspiring against the lives of our citi
Two white men, citizens of our county,
(Lem Paine and Steadham) have been arres
ted and lodged in prison. There is every
moral conviction that they are instigators in
the insurrection. Ten negroes have been ta
ken and put in jail, as leaders in the propo
WEDNESDAY MORNING, 29th.
P. S.—The jail was entered last night and
one of the white men, known as Lem Paine, but
whose real name is Mahan, was taken out
and hung to a shade tree standing near the
tan yard, in full view of the jail. The coro
ner held an inquest this morning, and the
verdict of the jury was that the deceased
came to his death by hanging, at the hands
of some party or parties unknown.
We learn that about 3 o'clock in the morn
ing a company waked the jailor up, represent
ing that they had a negro to commit. The
jailor struck a light and got the keys, the
parties having a negro (or some one repre
senting a negro) tied. As soon as the keys
were produced the light was blown otit, the
jailor compelled to submit, and the prisoner
demanded. lle•was taken out by the parties.
The jailor immediately gave the alarm,"but
it was too late to effect anything; they had
hurried off, and no one could tell in what di
rection they had gone. The jailor and sher
iff did their duty as fully as in their power.
It is rumored on the streets that the evidence
adduced against the .deceased, though not le
gal, was thought to be sufficient to satisfy
those•who heard it, that he was guilty. We
have not space to say more. We hope that
prudent councils will prevail, and that those
who are- officiating will keep the excitement
within proper• bounds.
ARRESTS IN SELMA
SELMA, August 31.—Three more Degrees
have been arrested and are now in the lock
up, awaiting investigation—making four in
all. The Committee appointed at the Citi
zens' Meeting, yesterday evening, have not
NEGRO EXCITEMENT IN GE,IRGII
The Columbus (Ga.) Sun, of the 29th ult.,
says :—By a private letter from Upper Geor
gia, we learn that an insurrectionary plot
had been discovered among the negroes in
the vicinity of Dalton and Marietta, and great
excitement was occasioned by it and still pre
-The train from Dalton on the Western and
Atlantic road brought the intelligence that
Sunday night was the time appointed to burn
the town of Dalton and destroy as many lives
as possible. It was fortunately discovered
in tithe, and thirty-six nemroes were arrested
and confined in jail. They confessed that
after destroying the town of Dalton, they were
to go out into the villages and vicinity and
accomplish all they could'iii the work of de
struction. They intended on the succeeding
day (Monday) to go in a body to the railroad,
and, after taking possession of the train, to
proceed down the road, stopping as long as
they saw fit at each station, intending to reach
Marietta in the night, where it was designed
to pursue the work of killing and burning,
and thence as far on the road as they were
Prona . Dalton to a few miles above Marietta,
the people were under arms, and had adop
ted measures to protect the women and chil
dren. As soon as the train from Chattanooga
reached Marietta, on Sunday morning, a meet
ing of the citizens was called. and a strong
guard appointed, who were relieved by an
other .on Sunday. The military companies
turned out, and •every precaution was taken.
It is not thought that any of the negroes of
Marietta were concerned in it, though those
arrested in Dalton say they expected to gain
men and arms along the railroad as far as
they went. They had quantities of arms in
their possession, and white men instigated the
plot, though none have yet been arrested for
want of sufficient proof.
r i te-At Lima (Ill.) a few days since, a com
pany of men went to the house of Mr. Ket
chum, an old man upwards oPeighty years of
age, an old and wealthy citizen, and took
him forcibly to the woods and hung him to a
tree, three times, and each time until life
was almost extinct. They suspected him of
burning some wheat stacks belonging to one
of the paarties, and tried to make him con
fess the crime ; but the old man protested his
innocence, and hanging could not make him
confess. The lynchers have since been ar
A SINGULAR CASE.—Some few weeks ago
a little child of Thomas Manay, of Worcester,
Mass., swallowed - a horn button, that lodged
across the passage of its stomach, and pre
vented the passage of any solid food. Since
that time the child has been sick and ailing,
and unable to keep anything down. On Sat
urday an emetic was given, the button made
its appearance in upper air, and the child
commenced eating ravenously again. It is
supposed that its only food for three weeks
has been the water that passed through the
four holes of the button.
CORRESPONDENCE OP THE GLOBE
RAINSBURG, BEDFORD CO.,
Sept. 6th 1860.
Ma LEWIS :—Thinking the doings of the
Democrats of this part of old Bedford would
not prove uninteresting to you, I have thought
it nothing more than proper to give a short
history of such. On Monday the 3d Inst.,
quite' a number of the followers of Jefferson
left this place for Bedford to attend the great
mass meeting. Everywhere along our route
we were greeted with shouts of applause, and
Hurrahs for Douglas. We arrived in time
for our suppers at Col. Hafers, which, by the
way, was a very good one. After which we
repaired to the Court House, and listened
with attention and delight to the able efforts
put forth in favor of pure Democracy. Of
the speakers and speeches I need not speak,
as you were there in person, and I hope
have placed their position before your read
ers ere this period ; suffice it to say that
every one of the Rainsburg delegation re
turned home highly delighted with the pro
ceedings. The next day the Republicans of
this place turned out to a man, numbering,
probably twenty, and went to Bedford. This
party is rather weak throughout the county,
nor do I wonder at it, for the doctrine and
principles they profess to sustain are not of
the people. A majority of them can assign
no reason why " old Abe " should be Presi
dent, or is competent to fill that office, other
than that in his youth he did what many
honest and many dishonest men have done,
"split a feast rails." Now providing their doc
trine is good, how many are fit subjects for
the Presidential chair. What a foolish idea,
is it not enough to disgust - and horrify
any reasonable person? But when I com
menced writing I had intended more espe
cially to give you the particulars of the erec
tion of a Democratic pole and flag in this
place. The Democrats of this vicinity 'thought
it expedient to show to the world the glorious
cause they sustained, and accordingly, on
Tuesday the 4th inst., they placed before the
Red Lion hotel the emblem of true Democ
racy. About four o'clock in the evening the
Democratic ladies were requested to aid in
manufacturing a flag:—in less than fifteen'
minutes at least twenty assembled at the
house appointed, and ere long, had made a
flag and streamer. On the flag is to be seen
thirty three stars, showing that in Democra
cy is union. On the flag that coated at the
head of the Republican delegation were six
teen stars, indicating they were for disunion.
About 9 o'clock in the evening everything
being ready one long and loud teal which
made the very earth tremble, went up for
Henry D. Foster, and in less than fifteen
minutes the pole was on end. Prof. IV. P.
Totten was-then called on, who, mounting
the stage, responded in an able and eloquent
address; setting forth in the most forcible
manner theabsurd doctrineof Republicanism.
He was frequently interrupted by cheers and
cries of go on. He closed his able address
by introducing J. A. Livingston to the audi
ence, who, after a few appropriate remarks
read the following resolution, prepared by a
committee appointed for that purpose :
Resolved, That the Democracy of Rains
burg and vicinity, do express their most sin
cere and cordial thanks to those fair and.pat
riotic ladies who assisted in manufacturing
the beautiful flag, emblem of truth, liberty
and Democracy. May they ever prove as
true, pure, and faithful to the cmise they have
espoused as at present, and they will most
certainly not only receive the favors, and
blessings of Freedom and Liberty, but the
smiles of Heaven.
Committee, J. C. Mills, J. R. Swartzwelter,
and J. A. Livingston.
The name of T. F. Totten was then cried
throughout the crowd, who entertained the
assembly with an excellent speech in behalf
of Henry D. Foster, manifesting a strong de
sire that our divided Democracy might be
reconciled, and be successful on the second
Tuesday of October in effectually entombing
the rampant, wide mouthed, spouting wool lov
ers. Yours in haste.
Ohio for Douglas
Hon. David Tod, of Ohio, who has travel
ed over large portions of the State, and com
pared notes with close calculators, concludes
that Ohio will poll this fall. 400,000 votes, of
which will be
For Douglas, 200,000
For Lincoln, 170.000
For Bell, 25,000
Fur Bolting Brock, 5,000
He says that nothing can exceed the en
thusiasm of the people for Douglas in those
parts of the State which he has visited. He
was every time disappointed in the size of his
audiences, never calculating half large
enough. Hon. K. B. Payne has also been
on a "stumping" tour, and has been equal
ly surprised by the magnitude and enthusi
asm of the crowds.
TILE DEMOCRATIC PRESS OF THE NORTHWEST.
—The Democratic press of the seven North
western States stand as follows
The Dubuque (Iowa) Herald says that if
the Democracy preserve their organization ,
that State will give Douglas a majority of
5,000, and secure the election of Samuels and
Cole to Congress.
DOUGLAS IN CALIFORNIA.—Senator Latham
lately addressed a meeting of 2000 people at
Sacramento, strongly advocating Mr. Breck
inridge. This is the Senator's place of resi
dence, where he is personally very popular.
The meeting voted down the Breckinridge
resolutions, and the majority cheered for
ADErThe Democratic Congressional Confer
ence of this District met at Johnstown on
Monday last. All the counties were fully
represented. Col. Archibald McAllister of
Blair county, received a unanimous nomina
tion. The proceedings of the Conference will
appear in our next issue.
Ser- J. C. Noon, Esq., has retired from the
editoiiel chair of the Ebensburg Mountaineer
He is succeeded by Mr. John _Lloyd.
GOD SAVE THE COMMONWEALTH.
p R 0 C LAMATION.-NOTICE OF
UENERAL ELECTlON.—Pursuant to an act of the Gen
eral Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
entitled "An Act relating to the Elections of this Com
monwealth," approved the second day of July, 1830, I,
JOHN C, WATSON, High Sheriff of the county of Hun
tingdon, in the State of Pennsylvania, do hereby make
known and give public notice to the electors of the said
county of Huntingdon, that an election will be held in the
said county on the SECOND TUESDAY, (and 9th day) of
OCTOBER, 1859, at which time, State and County officers,
as follows, will be elected, to wit:
One person to fill the office of Governor, of the Com
monwealth of Pennsylvania.
One person to fill the office of Member of CongreSs, of
the district composed of the counties of Huntingdon,Blair,
Cambria and Somerset, in the National House of Repre
One person to fill the office of Senator, of the counties
oflluntingdon, Bedford and Somerset, in the Senate of
One person to fill the office of Member of the House of
Representatives of Pennsylvania.
One person to fill the office of Prothonotary of Hunting
One person to fill the office of Register and Recorder of
One person to fill the office of County Commissioner of
One person to fill the office of Director of the Poor of
Ono person to fill the office of Auditor of Huntingdon
One person to fill the office of Coroner of Huntingdon
In pursuance of said act, I also hereby make known and
give notice, that the places of holding the aforesaid gen
eral election in the several election districts within the said
county of Huntingdon, are as follows, to wit:
let district, composed of the township of Henderson, at
the Union Schuol House.
2d district, composed of Dublin township, at Pleasant
Hill School House, near Joseph Nelson's, in said township.
3d district, composed of so much of Warriorsmark town
ship, as is not included in the 19th district, at the school
house adjoining the town of Warriorsmark.
4th district, composed of the township of Hopewell, at
Rough and Ready Furnace.
sth district, composed of the township of Barree, at the
house of James Livingston, in the town of Saulsburg, iu
6th district, composed of the borough of Shirleysbnrg,
and all that part of the township of Shirley not included
within the limits of District No. 24, as hereinafter men
tioned and described, at the house of David Fraker, dsed,
7th district, composed of Porter and part of Walker town
ship, and so much of West township as is included in the
following boundaries, to wit: Beginning at the south-west
corner of Tobias Caufman's Farm on the bank of the Little
Juniata river, to the lower end of Jackson's narrows,
thence in a northwesterly direction to the most southerly
part of the farm owned by Michael Maguire, thence north
40 degrees west to the top of Tussey's mountain to inter
sect the line 01 Franklin township, thence along the said
line to Little Juniata river, thence down the same to the
place of beginning, at the public school house opposite tho
German Reformed Church, in the borough of Alexandria.
Bth district, composed of the township of Franklin, at
the house of Geo. W. Mattern ' in said township.
9th district, composed of Tell township, at the Union
school house, near the Union Meeting house, in said town
10th district, composed of Springfield township, at thd
school house, near Hugh Maddens s, in said township.
00th district, composed of Union township, at the school
house, near Ezekiel Corbin's, in said township.
02tit district, composed of Brady township, at the Centro
school house, in said township.
03th district, composed of Morris township, at publio
school house No. 2, in said township.
04th district, composed of that part of West township
nut included in 7th and 26th districts, at tho public school
house on the farm now owned by Miles Lewis, (formerly
owned by James Eunis,) in said township.
05th district, composed of Walker township, at the house
of Benjamin Magahy, in M'Connellstown.
lt;th district, composed of the township of Tod, at the
Green school house, in said township. -
17th district, composed of Oneida township : at the house
of Was. D. Rankin, Warn, Springs.
ISth district, composed of Cromwell township, at the
house now occupied by David lituiro, in Orbisonia.
10th district, composed of the borough of Birmingham,
with the several tracts of land near to and attached to the
same, now owned and occupied , ),y Thomas M. Owens, John
K. McCahan, Andrew Robeson, John Gensimer and Wm.
Gensimer, and the tract of land now owned by George and
John Shoenberger, known as the Porter tract, situate in
the township of Warriorsmark, at the public school house
in said borough.
. 20th district, composed of the township of Cass, at the
public school house in Cassville, in said township.
21st district, composed of the township of Jackson, at
the public honse,of Edward Littles, at McAleavy's Fort,
in said township.
22d district, composed of tbo township of Clay, at the
piddle school house in Scottsville.
2eat district, composed of the township of Pen,', at the
public school house in Marlclesburg, in said township.
24th district, composed and created as follows, to wit :
That all that part of Shirley township, Huntingdon coun
ty, lying and being within the following described boun
daries, namely: beginning at the intersection of Union
and Shirley township lines with the Juniata river, on the
south side thereof; thence along said Union township line
for the distance of three miles from said river; thence
castwardly, by a straight line, to the point where the main
from Ehy's mill to Germany valley, crosses the summit of
Sandy ridge; thence northwardly along the summit of
Sandy ridge to the river, Juniata. and thence up said river
to the place of beginning, shall hereafter form a seperato
election district; that the qualified voters of said election
district shall hereafter hold their general and township
elections in the public school house in Mount Union, iu
25th district, composed of the borough of Huntingdon
at the Court House in said borough. Those parts of Walk
er and Porter township, beginning at the southern end
of the bridge across the Juniata river at the foot of Mont
gomery street, thence by the Juniata township line to the
line of the Walker election district, thence by the same
to the corner of Porter township at the Wooderck Valley
road near Kees school house, thence by the line between
Walker and Porter townships, to the 81181111 ft of the War
rior ridge, thence along said ridge to the Juniata river so
as to include the dwelling house at Whittaker's, now Fish
er's old mill, and thence down Kill river to the place of
beginning, be annexed to the Huntingdon Borough elec
tion district, and that the inhabitants thereof shall and
may vote at all general elections.
26th district, composed of the borough of Petersburg
and that part of West township, west and north of a line.
between Henderson and West townships, at or near the
Warm. Springs, to the Franklin township line on the top
of Tussey's mountain, so as to include in the new district
the houses of David Waldsmith, Jacob Longanecker, Thos.
tinnier, James Porter,
and John Wall, at the school house,
in the borough of Petersburg.
27th district, composed of Juniata township, at the house
of John Peightal, on the lands of Henry Isenberg.
28th district, composed of Carbon township, recently
erected out of a part of the territory of Tod township, to
wit: commencing at a Chestnut Oak, on the Summit Ter
race mountain, at the Hopewell township line opposite the
dividing ridge, in the Little valley; thence south fifty-two
degrees, east three hundred and sixty perches, to a stone
heap on the Western Summit of Broad Top mountain;
thence north sixty-seven degrees, east three hundred and
twelve perches, to a Yellow Pine; thence south fifty-two
degrees, east seven hundred and seventy-two perches, to a
Chestnut Oak; thence south fourteen degrees, east three
hundred and fifty-one perches, to a Chestnut at the east
end of Henry S. Green's land; thence south thirty-one and
a half degrees, east two hundred and ninety:four perches,
to a Chestnut Oak on the summit of a spur of Broad Top,
on the western side of John TerrePs farm ; south sixty
five degree; east nine hundred and thirty-four perches, to
a stone heap on the Clay township line, at the Broad Top
City Hotel, kept by Jos. Morrison, in said township.
I also make known and give notice, as in and by the 13th
section of the aforesaid act I am directed," that every per
son, excepting justices of the peace, who shall hold any
office or appointment of profit or trust under the govern
ment of the United States, or of this State, or of any city
or corporatcd district, whether a commissioned officer or
agent, who is or shall be employed under the legislative,
executive or judiciary department of this State, or of the
United States, or of any city or incorporated district, and
also, that every member of Congress, and of the State
Legislature, and of the select or common council of any
city, commissioners of any incorporated district, is by law
incapable of holding or exercising at the same time, the
office or appointment of judge, inspector or clerk of any
election of this Commonwealth, and that no inspector or
judge, or other officer of any such election shall be eligible
to any office to be then voted for."
Also, that in the 4th section of the Act of Assembly, en
titled "An Act relating to executions and for other purpo
ses," approved April 16th, 184-0, it is enacted that the afore
said 13th section •'shall not be so construed as to prevent
any militia or borough officer from serving as judge, or in
spector or clerk of any general or special election in this
Par.uant to the provisions contained in the 67th section
of the act aforesaid, the judges of the aforesaid districts
shall respectively take charge of the certificate or return
of the election of their respective districts, and produce
them at a meeting of one of the judges from each district
at the Court House, in the borough of Huntingdon, on the
third day after the day of election, being for the present
year on Friday, the 15th of October next, then and there
to do and perform the duties required by law of said judges.
Also, that where a judge by sickness or unavoidable acct
dent, is unable to attend said meeting of judges, then the
certificate - or return aforesaid shall be taken in charge by
one of the inspectors or clerks of the election of said dis
trict, and shall do and perform the duties required of said
judge unable to attend.
Also, that in the 61st section of said act it is enacted
that "every general and special election shall be opened
between the hours of eight and ten in the forenoon, and
shall continue without interruption or adjournment until
seven o'clock in the evening, when the polls shall be
GIVEN under my hand, at Huntingdon, the 12th day of Sep
tember, A. D. 1860, and of the independence of the Uni
ted States, the eighty-fourth.
.7011 N C. WATSON, Sheriff.
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