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. 6 .,.. ; , iirill nerdiettl our Mi ntarke Upon
T. 77 - tad thaw partial:lloy, relative to
: muel ;Sturgeon, Mr.4targeotwas
'scanner. who employed men to as.'
-coaling.. Engaged 11. Patton and
- ; kiVilailr, and wairtinatly paid ileitis
• . Tim mstamarr—bonie to the earth.
- • • sought relief in the mine law Which.
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his -destroyer subsequOa, Itihi !t!lrd
• -•—with a hear t ; that. felt; for and qidold
• .". thesafferings Of his lailowing alpha.
• : ; .41 ths-debte. be orreclltberio. Eats
.has Issas his easel That roan; who
Ot.ttstther, wall, has by hin,pay in Mice.
"prtnoloy wealth—he rolls is luzurii—he
argot, Odd "waxed fat and tieked"-.-and
-his heals has been hardened. ; Pe:
StUrgeeti. to this. day ha not, received
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miler - to am . statement of this case the
ids said "The arbitrators did sword -and
t there we yoking des frost the teen.
_ tbapteintiffs" aga in-It says. "T4s or.
awarded that there wort .stathidg Moing
jean Alifetuisatste the plaintijP The Repo
tar at an hitting reiterated the same r long and
early ask why we'did not produce t h e e er ie .
ficatmr of the surviving arbitrators. The NUtirli
why- di not obteln the certificates orate ar
hitt ere Brit that the Records of court
weal r p rot what :we asserted. - the._ irecend
we deiired these worthy editors
to - go o a nd lie sheet the matter until.they were
' fairly trapped, and could be easily expOsed—
sad to that place have they arrived at last:
NM sa tisfied with "treading in the footmteps"
ef the wo editors eboved named, the editor of the
"Go ^we suppose, with a desire to, show
r-bis 1 •ty to 'his old bosons fratihd—hia thrown
them r intothe back ground in; the disgraceful
,pkciut • perfectly heedless of the facts ; it* last
1414 kes the fielsl , and gives the followiMg his
tory the cane. - , •
. "T milt was referred—an award win made in
laver f Patton nod Porter, ' in 1819—and now
(or lb fired time is this determined suit- raked
(mos ashes , mud merely beeches the 'ward,
At ll CLAUD, and given to one ofthe Irbil-ra
kers Is ppens not to be m the o ffi ce—lt was, we
belie, the neglect of the arbiontor to &chard tot'
'to the proper office." Met Gazette of Jiine 27,
Thlp is t _What. the Buena calls a trample Aidery,
of ther"ReAC facts." and thtsie what we call go
ing the edtire figure—in' the very teeth et the
truth-j- ixisustsin Potter. lo order then to show
these wor th y friends the exact positibu - in which
they . d before the publio-imid tosho w . them the
guilt eathtence•which ,supped, hav ,supped, we
milt. honest farmer—llechanie-y-Laborer, and
~. to read the following ;in
Jina, 27, 1838
hereby certify, that! was one of the Arbi
Wet" wherein Samuel Stargeiin was Plaintiff,
end. helot and - ,Parter defendants: Tilt great
kingtit of time that . has elapsed since that time.
the poirtienlars of Which has escaped. my recollec
tion. So far I can recollect; that we met it differ
sat titnes and places, but NEVER hiArip. OUT
AN AWARD. TMs hi to the bast of ink belief,
at this time.
Jim. 26, 1838 .
Weis - to certify, that I was on an arbitration
between David R. Porter acrd Patton, defendant!,
and Samuel Sturgeon Plaintiff. Wa met'and ad
klurnittl lour thffereat tithes. The last •was in
Huntingdon ai the' hove of Wm. Simpson: we
adjourned to meat again; and THE BUSINESS
WAS NEVER SETTLED. • Porter taking ur
applyiag for the benefit of the loso)vent Liar, be.
tore any award was fixed either way. This is to
hest of my knowledge.
- JOHN STONEBRA KER.
"flannelly appeared beforewwwrriref-thelzit
ticca in and for the county. of Hundingdon,
Baalel Sturgeon, who being duly sworn, depo.eth
and ya, that the above are, correct and , true co ;
pies f the certificates of Maxwell Kinkead. and
I Atociebraker„ the surviving arbitrators in the
w,suit, Sturgeon , Patton and Porte': and he fur
tr main that he gras present at eacb.meeting of
01111 arbitrators, and that to the best of his know.
ledglond belief, no award wee ever made.
Befori roe /s - —. •
28. Jana. urta.this ' SAMUEL STOROEON.
THOMAS READ w . •
These are the eartaateetwhich they red—
and dig have them. Now let Mt. Gesctte ex.
Phan away his "aka* ahltery." let him'establish
his ohmmeter, for giving -real fins?". ',J I I more
eiaetehistory was never related; he says the award
waslerided, ; and before arriving the office was
lastr.l Can that editor inform us, by whotwteans
theip knew the contents of the sealed letter. Clow
simple t reader.
These.are the-facts in the ease. We have
prosja every thing that we asserted—but leapt
-there should be still some unbelievers; we will
ValltlOUll dui subject-to its, final drainteassid.
one day last wick, Mr. Davitititenhouse
Poi l ir, General of Pennylvania Militia, etcetera,
cud. D on, suddenly met in his perambulation a.
boot town, this same Samuel Sturgeon, and was
kindly invited to divide some of his wealth with
his lord Mead and creditor. And oven this
- worth; candidate for Governor,. could not resist
the temptation, and he too told Jithurgeon—"!lent
the erbicretere hid decided Mid he di& net nee
Mr.Sturgees say esesey. (Yew see render that
m il t great men see some dome titiontkeit ) This
he' d him. although this same Mn ,Eorter..had
not More than i week %iffies; guiseinjpereon to
one of those 'arbitraton-anik knew what was
true and what was false. that, his. repelled= is
placed upon k cast—and be; most ..**auid the
begird of the die,", '1 • j
Desperate with the lose of their_ broils of sue.
eess.-they are ruibing headlong to their own
destruction. "The L'aidears'" has iiverithelined
tban•-•no defence can be mailereed there is no
--' tutted with safety: Before the Iris laid in
ittartnimmitalsVpMsktinteer-that Potter smut
by lope of nAid - ti - • is,- ' 1 that he did Wel ill'ltur.
tad Crain. and now with the "Mu hope of
M i rth* people he denies:that he osresitiem
nee sent. With 40,000 dotter" hi Wipers* which
ha Made in ofSee—he now rielisess . td pay • die
HONEST ACKNOWLEDGED , DES l'S.—
With - 790 MMus ofilissuel Sturgeon's in his
hands, he boasts othis wealth. CO thOustwet
- and moral of oll'ennaylviinkt, sepliortaueba
nie ,Of iili VIVO him froni ihkirA, 'otbri as
n mad US triynide-thp abijiof Ude. ;
11l the bonen tinor man !est hie i . 4 1dielich
- a t rant et heart;and-such - e - Priediel . ppm': moot
.";:of poor:mais t Bat that air render may all'
:de and what we mean, let there. 4;
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OvCrwitelimiting - Itoidelacti: •
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,dppitarsd befoly,luktutrof 1.6
lusticei'df utt ‘ the pace 'et sod fi ir the said ebunty,
ir 4 o
SauetStaigeen w being 'duly sw
ding tolaw, dotle and that on Monday
the 2 , 5 th Jinan_4 4 l-0 054 he, called upon David.
R Porter' Ind reg . I t to; aettlltt r clatnithat
thersaid Illttrg' d'agentit"thilate - dlrtnof
Plifbut l iand Po:W.': , at said . David k. Prater
Old he dientaitlis id deptiiient anything lbw,
came the arbitrators. in the ease hiukmade aq
award limited said ikepeeent, whereupon,. said
depOrtedit asked le the award. That said
r • K r
Poebn;naid, he wool show it at a-suitable me.
That the slid' de ent then went and called
upon Haswell Kiodhead. and John IlltOrnihrealfkri
the -sarviving erbileatork, no Tuendav,dind We'd.
modal, the 26th; and nth June A. D.. 1838, and
ottereed of the said arbitrators. a oentficaterthat
tin award had even been made. That said depo
nent then returned. land. taste called upon the
said David R. Porter, an asked him **he, the
said David. had made op° his mind to do any
thing fbr this deponent: and he told him in centre' ,
cation that he this eti*l deponcet, had. settled the
claimaOf the poor lalwing bandit whu'had assist
ed hint to periling' the labor 4 the sum of three
bemired sad sixty dollars, or thereabouts, and
that he the said Pellet should do smoothing for
him. That the. said David R. Porter admitted
it was a hard ease, 'and Pied that we had better
compremise. That 'the Said Porter desired •the
said deponent to name the conditions of a coot
premise. That thernrid deponent, said, he would
Jerre it to the said David, Whereupon, the Raid.
David, offered the deponent the sum of nee
hundred dolly*, if the said deponent isoild part
with him goad frieuda, and said the, he would
leave the said deponeni.to think of the matter.
That theaaid deponentelk t hink ofvthe matter.
and - tn about half an boar, et the paid David ft
Portei, again at his boom. according to Mr. l
Porter's invitation, and then told Mr. Porter that
he could not take Ole one hundred dollars; Mr.
Porter then offered, to give the deponent one
bandied and eighty dollars, being the one half of
the amount' withou t interest, for which the said
deponent had sett* with the laborers, and the,
-said David R. Porter then sat down and wrote a
rece;pt an full of all 'demands. and a televisor all
claims against Pattbn and Porter, which lie pre
Rented to deponent'rte sign. and the said David
R. Porter then wrote a certificate, which he rand
to slid deponent, and handed him to Sign; the
substance of which; nearly as deponent ri collects ,
was that "I do 'eettify that I have koowo Maid
R. Porter tot upwards of twenty years. and that
l know him to be - an honest man, and past and
upright in all his dealings &a ke.". then he
read it to deponent, said deponent told him, he
could. nut sign it, nor would nifo sign it if be the
said Porter, would give him all Huntingdon for
doing so; thereupon ho the said David. a Porter,
refused In pay deponent any money. unless he
would sign the certaficitto which the depo
nent replied that although a poor agar be waruot
to be bought by hint nor any body else errs]
further mantilla. '
be 29th June, 1838, before
This Samuel Sturgeon is an honest and respect.
able cation of this state. What think you of his
"simple history of real feats." He swears 'by the
searcher of ALL HKARTs as h•shell answer to
him at the /peat dej" that theribove is ti ue.—
What an astounding picture of the conduct of a '
man who seeks to govern a Free People. What
an off •4 to the certificate. of Hied partisans.—
This poor man sought to obtain of this lordly can
didate, the honest earnings of his own
lie comes on his own person, and seeks of this.
wealthy man, the promised price of his sweat and
toil. 11E-TS REFUSED. His debt dented; un
til the "demonstrations strong as proof from holy
writ" are 'thrust before his sowing eye balls.—
Then he can silk of COMPROMISE Then he
can hope to prey noon the neces.it tea of the POOR.
and with the paltry 'soot of WWI he tries io bur
a claim of SEV EY HUNDRED with inteteao
ilnaiy.yearg. Believing that io kern ma of the
meshy* of 1 . .. w with • man of wealth-and power.
the needy elaimant will pen his e:sini s and give
his OPPRESSOR. • certificate of character. Do
we miwnitate the tact,.? read the affidavit. krinn
aidele,.. who would grind the POOR . MAN'S
FACE to sueswed, would crush him if he had.the
Mr. Porter in ilia act has given the most pls.
hive proof that ht. hundred,. of certifiers are In seal
no harsher ter in, enitta ken. I la .drer to compromise
tells the world that he DOES OWE Tills. MAN.
else why XI tr.r to huy a receipt in lull where there
was no claim. lie admit. In. CA *ll is hard. and
acting witn that thought he off. rer lrio
if the poor man will part with him ea his friend—
. arhal doe , he demand as cldence.of his friend
ship—a certificate that he is. HONEST, JUST.
and UPRIGHT. Indignant at the insult. be
spurns the insulting oppressor; and boldly tens
him lie 'stun tree fur a alive—too honest to be
Let the certifiers of M r. Porter hang their head.
in shame er.d contieston—for one of the two
things it true, either Porter did owe this POOR
MAN. elie he was . willing to give hijn one hun
dred and sleds dnilarr tudo what they could.pot
--give hint a character.
Read and reflect loon such conduct and the
character of the man, who would be guilty ou
sod ask yourself— can you support him.
F rom th e New Yolk Express.
HAULING OJT THE TWO POLLIES "ON
• THE 'FOURTH.
Ou board the Two Nines.
• !kb the Dry Dock,
' • New Yoac. sth July, HMV
To the &dilate of the Nets reek Express.
• The same papee that algid friend Mi. Dwight
bad a *pen ago.
I' have burn tell of rale sport in Medal.. but I
never did see the beat of that. we hid yesterday—
I never did believe afros, that any thing could
up to a kmakinglrelie —bet I never sell shushing
frolic-:-wr a rat/iv nor • ploughing sued nor . li
het one quihing,that came any way nigh th;
lotting /retie we had yeserday in-haeling-ths
Two Pollen White the strewn; and 1 Aunt know
that I can come within gun 'Major "tailing ail
kboot it—but I'll try—one thing is. wising. that
what I do 101 l Mall as true an diet there isn Two
PUlhes—and *het I &Mt. tell soule be seer to
Wtake.thte letter. imam, hi be' goad for :nothing.
True to die tiny and to the hour, iboot-ten.ol:
clock in the morning:as eternal squad of boats of
all slam; from Wall west WI" yawls, sad chat
cra...all came Polling along our way end landed
nigh the .eTwo tollies"-I win on bierdomd bad
a few friends I had invited with me; and oda the'
Wks of the baits .came an board of this 'Two
Follies" to kis* rosnd anises what 'Dynodes wea
tismi how ,' want the WA niadit..Each- beetled
stesiontite r w
wim did ay mach ell. the
ogfter.but ore oarsmen—'one said, irLosly*
4 1 led 11 -Tia Pal* howielloutofths slip jido
the" icier' lie beit'd de it alinit.Prowidwi'Mlith.:oll
Ihe tap dr tbikfletreklutd M bake & tide timed
- , and with thed*fy -wetcp all the mil* them,
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iKitiletik , - ••.,..olittheirlinianytinow •• 1
iiiii;nnitaiiiiirtoit the righter giving prelerenee
;41tdlierii:earnp4 jiteglitAht et - Ntre,•erlys
ViindelienVern'itnt In' earigiiiis hole, 1161'6in? 1
hi'T° no -kmtlimoottoolt eight dollars a - day 10..1
Ilrandtbitni,,b;: i alee,rouj•shotala liini4o pes,you 1
lilt beck in y z boatiAipiE lake-a !M mm
ale eo* ;
--and in inn mean time, sayi I. Mier., ion have •
livenitliula show of your skill.; I'll deeldrh ;
thought Pd Owe 'em 011 tile onouleommittar
-1 ijiat to nada 'Ma , woyitlsbarpl..; - and iirbletbat they
all woman it.., d thitiroa one 01 ithe most cam
'plait Wiles 'I laver ditresea:' Whe ; Asses jried/a
walltil'he r n.ittiii ell...alKillid:-- *met;slo i
oa f ft
.tbdija'ititmg hese very
.. *vase% nO
'Wilda at all - , the Ontaiint:' '
Every boat tvith a flag. past the heed ni*rphtiN
Corned alionti.ptilled back. and Then off, and
lien bielijigin—one 2 stter another?—and the Mks
Cheered and, hnu'd liktiall pososti—and any one
to took at 'eto 'Maki' say, they' could alone. ray
orieter l em,prill the Two Ponies tbromth an sat
ger hele. -- .Aeter tbialliey all - iamb tnto the slip
along side the Two POiliasoind litelle'd Imo—
"Now my bnin,"ratjatilir*ii.slii in pu ffi n your
owe boats is ontapletiristirer etailn.t. you have
got a job porri to' do that «sill -pn't t e hull serape
on you In. a pretty tight pull."—: ; e Tres Poi.
ties," myal_...or going Olt offing slop at the top of
the tide, to ha sumbirt 'Auto she gits in the river.
and whenihetide turns. Whit is td be done then?
. 014 iliiip:ltiebor.* was the answer. ° Fa
no," says I. '!that aunt my plan—you must keep
tier fiat se-.-et any rate, end If I ; say gm shod
ajfill theliehrlyou most do it. I cannot come in
i anchor no hoir.
"You know," says I, 'that threesan'you a spell
ago -..-(and I am glad to seeped here sgkin)—
-once undertook a matter like this end -you. Made
fiat work orih—till the tide torrifd and then."
says 1:•iblt Two Ponies went astern and you all
follow'd hert—however." says 1, we wont talk
about that'flow." .8o atter a litt e talk; dry ail
thoughttiii lest way would be to itch altogether
—but coming to try this plan nary t one on'eln had
rope enuf to let 'em poll clearnu each other.
"Well.wsays i s " why not go in a string one ahead
of butherl"but this brought on another tangle and
snarl—every one wantin to take! the lead, so. I
let 'em wort it riot their own way, and what
with knotting handkerebere, and borrowing ,and
buying small kilesof ape, they bilch`don to Two
Pollees' and as the Bondtide was pat on the pint
of turning, they all met up a real tiusta..and sure
enuf out went. the Two Potties, as sleek as ik.
and sicb a shout as went with he made ' mil go
most through artv shirt collar, fo I lever was sn
glad in nij lbortr - days. and the t-on't was they
did`nt brake a rope,yern or tare it bandlrercber,
in fact some of the bootirdid*nt Beata to poll toy to
keep sip in their places. - 1
By the time Ifni Two Ponies g'ot well in the
River the ebb tide began to make and board em
and tell'd ern "to pull upstream"-4-and here cum
on the heginning of • tog-and every mink it
was • tegger-*-but they pull'd likeigeod fellows for
a spen t and I don't know bet they+, would egaln'd
on the tide if it hadn't got stronger—and just
then the boats began to get foul of one another—
and then gum sigh a crossing of ears and scrap.
Mg of noses...and sick a jangle 01 orders:ssevery
body right and every body wrong-to hear em
talk any une would suppose, that! any one on em
was enuf—if others was only out of the way.—
One got so frightened that he begun to poll for
the shore, and fOrgot to unhitch, and this made
bad work—another wild he - would`nt pull at all
and this +as worse. "Pull all *dare in
de world," says pee—"a pretty ittle of 'aft.".
says a longiwind dri'd yankey, "jmn are making
on't—what in nature is in you +—you don't git
a head es how end -so way iit the World."
\ Seeing now that things was getting all in •
snarl. my ,dander begun to rise—the Two Po lies
was going tistern.and every thing going to smash
ye led Out to em—"pnr—seys 1, “you tar.
nal toeds—pull far your loyal, and your hotlines.
and your eternal honor—and it that dunt itir
yon up—pill" save I —"far the &Ronde. " This
quieted the noise for a spell, and ;sonic on em-did
Take the water fly considerable—but the tide
was too strung foilern, and all Monde, Two Pol
lies and all, was going dnarn raream—for my
pitt I get so arambleernit'd that I felt ye dui I
was going right down into my hums "All's n.
ver" thinks 11—snd I began to look aßtern In see
a suit spot to strike on,..arhen what should I see
int coming round the pint a the flattery but a
greet long Urge—oars nut on each side—like a
great toddy long legs—and 'lion cum up along
the d .eke and shipping a real mew., ur a 0hn.0,-
-Sinter' Was. —lotto —'old S. U. S. Auxin
—Kassa"—and befitre I lied time in cool down
my dander—sure emir np cum along side the
faro Peonies my old ft ienel the Santre—sittin in
slam shuts of N need ling Marl,—one leg enek'd.
up over the gunnel--and the tiller sticking not
under his left arm-he list 'ttrav'd I his hand to the
men trod they all back'd water Cited along side.
"Well," says I. "Stowe 'taint no tinnito chat
now, but I stn glad to see von, and if folks dont
say you bare cum in the sick of lime, then," says
I,—''you see what N wanting, and all ynn have
got to do is to spring to and let ns see If there isi
any grit-in 3'on." And with that he just got up I
and taking the eend of a mortal big kite at rope
he had stow 'd sway under him,--he threw it on
board, and, save he. "make that well fag Major
on board the Two -Pollies"—and theri taming to
Ins oarsmen, he bow'd an( smird ( and said "al
together"—and with that they% sprung tn..-the
Squire all the while tscering sod pay ipg Mit rope
—and taking a sweep away off in a half circle
till he grit away head of' thq (*gremlin boat
and then steer'd and cot in on a line ahead—
"hellow"....says l— , -Squire" weise are von going
—have yoti got rope chat aboartfr —"Yea." says.
ha—" Major, rope emir to snake the Two Ponies
oat of the' lather eend of the Muntisslppi it she was
there." irinw you talk"—savis I—" Here you '
made well Not?" says he, “AccOrdineti my balk
lation I havo"--sayal. "Well," says he. you
take care that acrid and I will tether" and with
that I see him catch a turn maid a atrong hook
and his oarsmen did bend to it for a spell till their
backs crack'd like anew saddle—ma min as the
- rope atone ettait.iic tiritch'i as considerable
number of the oars of the smallboat arid!tinkled
aff woo hats-abut thit, was only a
work that StUow'clr—sainecif the 4olks, in the small
,`t do the chitin thing—one chap said
for his pert he'd rather we the Iwo Follies go on
the rOckilthen have the Squire take a hand in it.
and ordb6l his men to beck their oars, but one
. e% dilleid a ballot' of salt Water in his face,
'whilst 104 mouth was , open, and he gated as the'
he'd ewallow'dra glass ofiennietten 'Mar.—.
Another ativis'd cutting the Sq9int'a!til rope,
but en old gentleman In another bostaitid , .ever Y
'putout ;lie own rope if.he will,', but masts indi
um rupe e nevare." and• with that habit - eked on the
Squire'. end tell'd his men to poll in aid ant, and
the most! of the beets .follow'd;lhe seine lewd.
thenithet did`nt it made very little odili4 for the
Two IPetilat was going up sties iti Pit Sir all. the
world eau the' she had the . "rvat - Western."
.hatiled on to her. tintliltire nt I 4 1 10 6 - Wilk
hat gosig . *iiirio out Meant tikin' the itil serape
along .w ith him; einol,oltil, Malim and NW Two
' Ponies, his writ pull tegetheilist like one.the.
tidsrunning liktenilltiamt against sat and then
tumid. coi fing bit ,hii position. all. let go lots reps ,
and the insill-boitixott the T!ilo.Taiei . 41 wang
'Pound, is t dowwstriem full chlide fir a spell.
1 . till the Sli'tire fetah'd• her all op on *thy 'tech.
ititt'llOilt - -14Irr#,.
_ iiiil - ,- 1i. :..- :::-.. - 4.. ci. inta ..t. 4 4 - i i i - --', •
to 144 thileriii7bor instill - . tar, Ind then .hs
potrol nibbri.end tiiiwislieowietl , ligilt., th e tidi
arietsoiliethiciiii 'tile.; ii'made no Odd.
Which way,'thei Two .P. I - l a d,- the hull .
raft demon boats went pit way be stated
histreist .I:hqltly.44lll.Legikt row thee/lipping.
at *anchor. sad the ferry-beats .unike way, and
no bairn ciinciio4ny,ope. 1 woof his moye4 .
obsts he 6rposed‘liii &Otis. of the Two, Follies air(
l i n
saYslie.'ll4afril.iititalfell 'Oa "'' priitcy n i g h here
...,suppaseliaya . 14. V eg lc) a 11 through that?'
"Welril,yll. -4 ' . ram co ntent with what:
we hayttdmisiji ton am." au waYsN"it you
wilfbcylalto the: 'lira Poill ' backlit the slip
nigh the Dii -- Diek - sigin - wh re she ebme from,
my *Mohan parties will.be tent and minis
il i a
fied.'s "I think lava 1. we b **dewy .ionif
for site dry' and with that the... Squire cock'd hat
leg over the gunnel min and i a little while Oil
Two Potties Was Where she a rted 6am. i
Now" toys I. "Gentlemen heti% got butane
favor to ask myths- while sera on you ; end that
is that you all come aboard t Twor,iollies and
take dinner with me. and on - is day the IltA if
-hely a rule Independence - and , party day, let its
all joie side. by stile like's bin of goiod pauiots
and chat and drink and he ni rty and, social" I-
This -invitation was carried_
sbnammous as an
adjournment in Congress a Intl Ratiwday .
night and we had a complete ono on't I teU you.
as yen will say when you git y next letter giv
ing you a description on't, no more at pre
sent, From ynur Iri rd.
J. DOWN! ', Molar ,
• .DoissiagailleoiOis 2d Brigade.:
SATURDAY MORNING J4JLY 14, Ib3B.
Kr Pamphlets. Cheeks. Cards. Bills of Lathes,
mid ilandliells of eitiiry descripteow. "may printed at
this fah: atthiaoriest csalopricce. -
Committee of Correspondeuce for the Borough Of
Samuel D. Leib, George Heisler, Es+ •
Jobe Heffner, B •nyamin Hannan..
James Sdlyman, Jr. Henry Stager, &q.
John T. Werner. Andrew B. White;
Samuel Hartz: I
Let the People Remember
DAVID It. PORTER
voted in the mate last Win
ter to instruct our Senators
and Representatives in Cou
grew, to vote in favour-0101e
odious and Multiplan* Sub
how. is your time for News.
The Miners' Journal Will be furniehed
from the 15th of July until the election,
at the low rate of
For each sub - scriber—or 25 copies week.
ly for $5.
Notice to all indebted to this Establish.
meat. —W ci would respectfully inform all
indebted to this Establishment, that we are
bivily engaged in making out their bills,
which we hope they will be prepared to
'meet• promptly. We would also inform
them, that we made but few collections at
the commencement of the present year,
of last year's arrearspe, oainq• to the
pressure of the times—in consequence of
which we are sorry to state, that we our
selves are now pressed, Ato that we are
under the necessity of requesting all in
debted to us, to call 'and
,pily their bills with
as little delay as possible. Our distant
friends will please also to make their re
nditanees without delay.
A Crlleetor will wait on those , residing
in this Borough.
Otr" In our next we will lie able to give'
nue readers the result of the eleetinn.,iii
Louisiana. The election, it is stated, was
very warmly contested.
One Hundred and twenty eight Dele
galrs fr.un Schuylkill County, attejtiled
the Ritner bride Convention on the 4th' of
June, at Reading—and only itierity-ereen
delegates were mustered to attend the Por
ter State Convention at:Harrisburg, °tithe
Freathene.—On Thursday afternoon and
night we had alight but refreshing show.
ers of rain, though-not in sufficient quanti
ties to produce all•the good effects expect
ed. We have never known the weater
in this, region like that which we have ,s=
psrienced fir some weeks past. The hmit
has been intense and uninterrupted—the
thermometer ranging as high as from 93
to 97, and without a single shower to cool
the atmospheret The late change has
produced an. agreeable coolness in the at
The Tully of the Porter men in otraring
to bet on a man who they-know cannot be
elected Governor of this State by Annear
Pennsylvanians, frequently places theni in
a vet y . ludicrous situation. For instance:
—A Porter man the oder evening offered
a. Ritner man the sum of 8100, in a pqblic '
room, if be would get him a bet of $lOOO
on Joseph Ritner. A Ritner Man, pre-,
sent immediately offared to take the bet—*
placed $2O in the hand's of a person pres
ent as a forfeit, and gusranteed to, Oi l the
balan up by 12 o'cickk the nest &pr.—.
The Porter man beaked out, acknmsledged
heeras Stirly, caught at his game oChully
and brag—and ageeed to treat allpr o teent
if they would leave him Ott
,Porter man cared to betsloo
—the money was planked down by it :Rit
net man--;the Portal' Man bikked.,Mat....
--Another Porter man also orered 14 bet
11100--a Ritner manelso planked the ma
neldown—ihe Porter: man Smiled; said
be did not want to bet,: and gi(lie it 4khis
candid opinion, that 'Weer Fault', Ilk*
eleeind by a • handsome. Majority.. •
Thilitbove are wine of the . roof eh on.
eatrAnees ertlie . vreek, 'gad we 'merili give .
theO* o B l o 6) 109 , 1 , 100 ilarthe'rcur
This in one,of these sound,
maxims of wisdem erhich grip! regulates
the conduct,ofirtident and discerning men.
It is new• the hIPPO
ege4 by the farm.
ere iteiierridiY,Vrtien :des' iguing politicians
seek tountrap_themoind to procure' their
- votes for David 'lt.,Porter,l the loco fuer,
candidate'! They . ; are . tired of
experianents op4he pniarkritY the
-ple-A•vie bar!pp4ig Governor
Joseph a :farmer ike oureeivem,
and weber! , fauna him true and filitfifid
tope interests 'Of the 'people, and the web•
kre add prosperity of the State.; • We ere
therefore- disposed let hell enough a
lone:, Thi ;is _slimy. '"al poser" to , the
1 . _
Jwful Cabuiropki.—f I 4-7hui. lay
morning: abotit itu'elnek, s keg - of powder
esploded M a dwelling hods° in Norwegi
an street,.The effects of,whieh were fright
ful beyond description. Pitta: persons were
dreadfully burnh three! of Whom have since
ditid, and !Int-, recovery- of the :remaining
persons is considered dot:lulu,. Two or
three others - were also burnt, but not 'dan
gerously: The esplOsion [occurred in the
following manner: Obe of the men sent
into the middle of the rocnjito fill his desk
with powder from the kegi While-in the
act - of doing this, another bras lighting his
pipe with an ignited stick, and approached
to converse-4 spark new. off into the
powder,• and the whole r -exploded. The
front of the house was thrown out several
inches, so that it became tiecem,ry to prop
it. A man standing in the dodr way was
thrown out against the paling. The de,
ceased are a hired girl. ail old man and a
boy, will: died after suffering the most ex
The sight of. the suff4rers was heart
ren.ling—t heir blackenedl faces, lacerated
bodies, and piercing crieslof distress, were
harrowing to the feelingsuf the) beholder.
. The names of the principal seffsrers are
_as follow;.:--John Descijl and his ,son,
Michael Quinn,Michlielißyaa, Margaret
Shaeffer and leanor Drescal.
Since the. above was in type. we learn
hat one or the others is (lead.
freikeies Presse.-- 7 We liavlt observed
with pleasure the recent enlargement of
the Freihett's Presses a poper published in .
the German language in our Borough,
and conducted with unusiial cleybrness by
Mr. J. I'. Werner. This paper is stead-
fastly devoted to the beiit interests of our
couutry, which it advocates with fear:ess
ipdependence and striking ability, whilst
the information which it affords on every
subject connected with the affiirs . of state,
and the events of the day, must render. it
truly valuable to- its readets .throughout
the county. It is highly deserving of
extensive patronage—and we , cordiall
recommend it to all witio , wish to .übscriCie
to a good German paper.
Philadelphia 4. Rea(ling Rail Road.
-..-;The Pottstown and Norristown section
of the Philadelphia [leading Railroad
is now completed, and will be opened on
next, thr purp of travelling
and transpOtation. A line of railroad
communication between Reading and Phi
ladelphia, will now be io . operation,_ and
Very soon -hope be extended to Potts
ville. Wei have do doubt that when this
shall be done, that no railroad in the State
will do a better busibels: because- nom('
will possess greater . advaritagfti. The
route-through' which the railroad must
pass, will be one of the most agreeable in
our Country, an that the, travelling - alone
must aff,rd a handsome item of remunera
tion. But the productstofour mines, fob'
eats, and fields, will aiways secure to the
road an abundant transporting '
On Tuesday last, at 12 o'clock, M. the
Thermometer stood at 97 degrees in Phil
Major Downing's aceount of the haul
ing out of the on the 4th
inst, will he fiountl in thiSpaper.
The fLev . . Mr. Flu'iViigent of the Pent,:,
sylyntlia'Sitate Temperance Society,. deliv
ered a couple of Lectures in the Methodisti
Church, anti en Addreet to the children of
our Borough in the Presbyterian Church.
.during the present week. The Lecture
ware attended with croWded withenees.--
The last Lecture was followed by 81 sin
natures to a total abstinence Temperance
Carrying Coal direct to Nei) York:—
We learn that one ofStpekton & Steviens'
Boats, with a cargti - ofenal, made a trig; to
New York and hack again in .teocateen
days. A fewsyeantagtj, it required near.
ly the *me length-of Anne tomake a trip
to Philadelphia and- !" eft again:
ligns.--Ptxton tori g rhip , ailuinbia
County, whitillpu:yeßitner-but 2 vote! in
1935',*e Witt git Ritner i Mayon
tY lik! the lif.!6:i Tuestitty of Cketpber next.
Noie - fayintriimetelqtke Meng, Locos.
gentkinati,iti!,Darrniburg has °Sired
i.preiaittm of One TAOsand Dollars ttr
any Loco Faso°, who will proratiy docti,
mints that joseplv Rittler- has- increased
the State Debt one ceo since he has beep
in office, or that the State Debt has bain•
cwreased one cent .since 40oepb, UMW,
` Who ore Ike sup ' taw of thi. , Bub.
Treasur7t—iEvery; go mber of Co v e n
from Peni 2 43lFaail, "fii ir
0 4**i ' - d „.tel.
ilectionof 10seph..Iiatiroioted..4 asse
of Port e r . ioteO . l_E
reamr" , =^ , EM'
The-4/4 - ite:-,•' Rig.— .. m all paq g
of the counirt.iits enrol's, neial re.
joiciarct•the Peo n . at t &feat of this
“Infeiwat• - ,tidr—a ;Bitiftlei •X. 100
guas.ireritred—at Italeig#,. 'bi..C. the'
star Spaegled Banner Was disAayetl from
Vie Capitol. In -we lof tile. Atlantic
eitiesode dags of a I th ;jib . ~ nirrnfort
,displa).ed: ad Os ~ :lt •I
19wnain,tde .yKest and:.= , ' .4, - -ale
!dominated owthe , eipt . .f
-' ' 'we f
its defeat. • • 1 - - :11 - 1
the supporters.. th t, BI- ill slain be
-eonsigned-to an ' , et •rn ~ of a my'-t,, ,
Irr'rviii::pennl . ,e , hie
plud,oii,viw Tor*, re
by the firing of 1 lute fr
piecesefennnod o r t em
July. - Ti . ity ',Noce' - nitnedia
of the tatter. One recove
tbe expiration of I o days
remain* insane, w ;lout i ,
peat r recovery.' ' The i
of a violent kind, t rathe
be termed' idiotic. or tont!
every intellectual attribute.
The children be tinging II
Sunday. Setialls 1.9well;1
number of 300 G. ettubratedl
July in a manner similar
tiun.of several of Sam
B. Batithun s - citarged .
has been acquitted itt . Buffsb
the verdict was rendered, t
rang with aptilaese.
The Tinge Phenix, he
Buren and Porter • paper,
hands and come oaubuldly
The Nevi. YorkiGazetteNl
Great Bank, with. , capital
wild soon go into operation
der the.general banking la,
Beers, has been aPpoilitedi
Myndert Van filhairk, will
President. • The Brat aul
000,000 is already filled.
'e copy the following rticle from the
Phila. Enquirer, 14 relation talthe resuotp..
lion of specie paginents b • the. P,Ailadel- ,
phia Banks. • I: appears , h;t there 'Wet
nothing more than a reco sihendetion to,
ies.ume nri the part of the ttj.irity 'of the
said banks, on the Ist of 'ir um' ensuing. :
It is 'now ascertained th t the icouturyli
banks generally Will not ale to realm*
- . W ill not
at so 'short a nottee. , . • , 1
• 1 __. .
No Resemptien 'lrctoli, —We See 'n o
reason to change• he opininiexpressed la,
our paper yesterday, in 'viol Ito a • roil
rutnplicat Of SpeCie psynients. • On theil
contrary. it seem to• be fidthittetl on! al
hernia, that the indefinite sle4itmendatio
i f.at porkies ofthePhillita Balk, wit
amount to little or nothing that stanethin
else must be dune; and snide Inure genbrn
understanding, take • plac. I .rhi, Newt
. attach no inn irijaneet to 00
recomMendation• L ille At *lea!) euntain si
an extract , of altter fromOw city, 4 ' which .
-ays,—"A Bank 6inyeuti4niis tulle Call
ed here, to:begotitogether atsooe as ensd
sible—sa) in about two w g. It is 'be
lieved they will A.i upon r; la of. t esump-i
lion. Whether it i wi. l be s AveuPc brl
tat September, it dillic It 443 . voy—per:j
haps nut till Octotier. 1
It seen*, thercfore, that iltis doubt en
tmcertaility sagain;; that, the Binks !are 'no
actuated by a prOper spirt tlof harmony;
while it cannot be*supposed 11)r a ittoutwit
that all the country ;lent o sla the Slat:
can be influenced by isuch tan indefinit -,
and multaided maietnent' /hat tn . wine 11
alltl4ion has iteeni niede.l , lowever It ,
sill regret further, posipo eta,. and, w••
confess ourselves in favour o • an'carly snit
generelresurnptiont it appe riquite,cerlairt
that some more - decided st dl tie fo4n4
necessary, to effeci the dea l aide result,
The last . Harrisburg' Re . •. ter' nontatnt
the nsinel of the fielegat rip the ,Pottsy
State-Convention, heldref h 4tkinstt.',ii
handed in by the different dilegationfq-
The number front eacb C. Iffy repreient
ed is es follows; and corresponds eith. Hui
statement of thoie!who cum4ed the nemi
ber in proeetsiont 1 1 i .
e l l
Adamb County, •87 Juni 'in! '-'. . 1
Alleglieny - .i 4. Le nttn:•
Armstrong, . & lay tang ltg --+ :21
Beaver • ' 3 Luz rte '
Redford 7 titer ' 11,
42 Lek glif _ . 1 11
Bradfurd 0 Mer i
Wicks - ~' - 14 Mk i 4 i 1., - ;11
Butler .' ' i 7-111ont' mull.: . 11
~',-, tOruiid II
Calabria i 1, Fra4ll l
mo n .
- Celt: re
, . •
Mai*ld /12 Phili
Columbia ' §1 Teri
Caraberlimcl . 11 Sail
Doutthiii: - - . : ' 21.),,5*,
Delawati `• ''' 'A -21riii4
Erie , 1 2 VIA
Fay.Otte .-,-,'‘. ',.! . ..:=,: B' , .fw i i i
i nintlitigticar , -.' 12 lielu
Cleffiiiiial'l'.4r ; - 1 'Ma;
rolfrl'',.'z' e . ' I :: - .-. "."
...; , :FIP„-;":'-'0 . - 1 7N ; 1
• -:,4 .. - t - • ..
---,..- .- - .. 11
4 *.,loltVe" . BNijareh end
PhilideVial; Wilniiogiiin, al
Riad Compinv, raised on SD
'Wedneadty; July Ath, tee n
aunty sig "sisal" peon
italtinamitai between t
8 Elltiand not one -eke.
willaialtotirthe Stat e oaf
tarn* the infOlniiit. ' th*
vitseekrie hi the - traiti.‘ Pil
• r 1 7,141 a
o. thei 4th of
.i taken opt
.• iii ittinoritat
- eastl i proo
f) ty ,was riot
r. tattoo of
Mas'et. to the
!m a in Ole Ho.
it Fargery, I
ttore a Vine I
I es. that the
'Ohm pity un.
4 Jobe ph D
P D .
tlol of 02,.
.. r ...
I il i g t " 1 i
`Well Din!t. I
I hair - I
Ot* ll. l