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DAY MORNiNG, AUG. 21, veatt.
, f , /1 , .J '
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If eve r destriptlon. neat% prnaut at
iThe Corner Stone of the aew Pres
n Church now building in Maban,
;:treet, will be laid on Saturday next
7 likki P. M. by the members of Pu.
1_ edge. The citizens are respect
; sited to attend on the occasion.
ifSohuylkill County will give So
majority for Porter as the Locos
'whyw don't they take up the bet oll
,a the Journal on this County?
s Potatoes are very scarce in ,the
Erb. They are worth $1 50 to:$1. 621,
ry few to grad at that•price.
1 The Great Western Ilittier Con
will assemble at Pittsburg on
y the 3d of . September. Judging
he number of Delegat it s appointed,
be the largest political as,erublage
;cinvened in Pennsylvania.
ISome QC the Porter men charge us
'Wishing false statements. We
imposed upon by incorrect infer.
—but what we publish from our
• walk! observation, we are willing
Fudged by alt parties lifter the elec.
I. The excited state of the .Porterites
! donut do us justice. • •
Is overnor Miner an Abotitionisti—
Wesefer .our re cress to answer to
this riuestion in the first page. •
Sinking of houses.—The Brick house
of John C. Offerman, Esq. has recently
cracked : in - several places. The family
begun° alarmed and moved out yesterday.
' Tbis :is attributed by some to the working
of the Salem vein which runs under our
Borotigh; bkotherit to the long Series of
dry weather which we have had., We
understand that the public authorities will
take the proper steps to investigate the
subject, when the facts will be laid before
We can assure our friends ahri'nt, not
withstanding the most infamous falsehoods
promulgated by the fiends of Porter in
this region, that Schuylkill county cannot,
under any circuitistanms give Porterover
3 or 400 majority, and it.inay not exceed
2go. There are almost daily changes
taking place in favor of Rimer throughout
the eouoty, while . our opponents cannot
point oat a half a dozen persons in the
Minty who voted fur Ritner three
who will not vote for. him in Oc,-
t. has gained in every
:n this County, and in four dis
the Coal Region, he will gain
Of FOUR HUNDRED
r, while our opponents, in the
!riots cannot gain Onelilundred
The Porterites state that they polled
19b votes for delegates in this Borough
.on Saturday last.' If that number of votes
were polled, alarge number of illegal
votes mustthave b e en takert—or a number
of the friends of Ritner must have voted.
We 'question whether the friends of Porter
can poll that numbei of votes in the whole
dist ict in October—and we khow of one
bet already tilde to that effect by a. Rit
Porter man who has returned from
the' est states, that they will have !Ili,
put On their whole team to beat Ritner."
%%lelate of the opinion that it will require
a much stronger team than they are able
to put on to beat him.
affidavit which we publish in another col
umn, is by far the most important piece of
testimony which has yet been adduced in
relation, to the , charge of FRALTDITLENT
INSOLVENCY against-David R. Porter. If
the facto therein set forth are true, the
chirge s now established beyond centre
•ersy. 'J. H. Stonebreaker, Esq. the de
ponent a citizen born and bred in Hun-
tingdon County, and his repetatiog is pure
and irr ,,, roactiable. Twenty-one of his
fellow c tizens certify, that they are well
acquaiu ed with him;-that .his characterls
good; a d that hie word, of any statement
he may make, may be relied on. Such is
the'-chi racier of the deponent-Aet our
readers ruse the affidavit. We have
been to by a respectable citizen of our
Boroug , that he passed through Hunt
ingdon -hortly after the failure of Patton
de Porte ,and . that he distinctly recollects
that the said failure was talked of at the
time as IL fraudulent one; and that it pro
,good deaf of excitement among
the'peofile. He was not aware until he
read the evidence, that David R. Porter,
the candidate for Governor, was the.saine
Niter . that 'faded in Huntingdon. : The
affidavit in question contains facts peculi
arty proper for public information.l
David R. Porter backing out from
Trial.-L-Our readers will recollect that
the friends' of Porter declared that the
suits brought against him were truniped up
for. political effect, and that:the claims
were dishonest. If ditty . are i dishonest,
would not Dovgd R. Porter 43rabrace the
first opportunity; particularly Ot the pres
ent time, to prove to the worht that they
are dis honest? Every persoO would -af
fir thst he wield.. Then WhY should
4, awe one of the causes continued at his
• ,ew espente? We refer our ''readers for
4 ' fin. her taformation to a lettirlin another
not mn from Huntingdon. , ' ' .
et-e The SrterVocmgrasisionifCoistir;.!
ees, foe thisl)litriet, tneot at>titelheitOi of
S. IftiKepnei, lin West Pena totFaship in
this county on Oie Ist of September next,
4o:norainatt(a.r.andidate fur Congress. -
The Ctinferees friendly to Rutter hate
not yet fixed upon a dal for meeting.
Int" Our resident will remark one im
portant feature relative to the charges a:
gainst David , Porter, and the certifi
cates in his fii,Vor. O The charges a
gainst him are made on oath, while those
who testify in his favor metely give cer
tificates. Such was the case relative to
the outrage committed on the Governor
ar t Harrisburi, by thedrunkardi and
Gamblers, of ivhtch aAarge portion of the
Porter Convetttion on tfre 4th of July' at
Harnsherg, was composed. The fact was
sworn to by the most respectable citizens
of Harrisburg in opposition to which the
Porter pope:li , paraded a few certificates
denying the fife, signed by several pet
sons, some of rhorn were scarcely known
Borough. kri" Ortrigsbiirg.-11fichael
Linder, who Voted for Wolf three years
atro,:and Charles Witrean , Esq. who vo
ted fur Muhlenberg, were elected dele
gates to the /litner County Convention to
.Borough of Orwigsburg on
Saturday last. We lean also that their
credentials were signed by two persons
who, were opposed to Joseph Ritner at the
last election.] In the Borough of Orwigs.
burg, Riinsr received only 17 votes at
'the last election. Ile' will have in the
neighborboocl-of 50 at the ensuing elec
Backing out of the Porterites.—For
some time past the Porterites have, been
boasting of the great changes against Jo.
seph Ratter in the FrieJensburg distrtct ,
an this c'hunt)i, where Joseph Ritner
ceived 86 votes three years ago. Some
asserted that :he would not receive in Oc
tober over 30 or 40 votes. it Ratner
man from the district, hearing a Porter
man boasting of the great changes, made
a bet of $lOO with a Porter man of this
Borough, that. Ritner would receive as
many votes iii the district, as hedid4hree
Years ago--iand the money was to be
staked on Saturday last. The Ritner
Farmer fro M Frieclensburg cane up to
the mark, and planked down the money;
when lo !, and behold the Porter man
backed out, and said that he would not
bet. We shall hear no more boasting of
the Porteritea about the great changes
against Ritnerin this district. Out friends
in that dpasict say they are now 'walling
to bet on more than 86 votes for Ratner.
• BETTING AT HABOISBVRG.
The friends o7•Bitner r have tidtau the
ssooo'bet offered by the Porterites—and
have turned the tables on them—by-offer
ing to het
That Joseph Ritifer will be re-elected
Governor of Pennsylvania.' $lOOO to be
ptit up as a forfeit—and the, balance with
in a short time after, • ,
The Sw•quehaniiii Register, in alluding
to the Porter Central Coinnuttee's ests•
mate lately' published in the Keystone,
"They have in their late estimate given him
(Porter) 600 Majority in Susquchanna and 400 in
Braelord; mailing 1,003 in these two counties.
This ia orob4.le not 'lir from 1.000 more than
they will eel,; and if they have chalked up as
mach ton higti in proportion. in the re. o f the
state, instead 'of electing Porter by 21 they
will probably have to let Gov. Ritner to by pretty
near that majority. They give Porter 1.100 ma
jority in Luzecue. and in Tinge, Way's' and Pike
700 each, *shish from the best information we can
obtain from those counties, shows the chalking up
to be about liilhe same proportion.
1 3Ve have scarce ever entertained a doubt that
Gov. Raney would be re-elected by'a majority of
from five to litn thousand; but taking this late
p a rte ? estimate for a standard, with a dime allow
ance for chalking qp, we should think• that the
G error's majority would be at least -Mims Cr
I en y ausand.".
The Lem lstoten Ajuir.—We have an
extra issued Lfrota the office of the Lewis
town Gr.zette, containing the certificates ol
severs.l respectable gentlemen. whose char
acters have been assailed by the partizans
of Porter, iand whose certificates have
been paraded before this community.—
One of the gentlemen Mr. Brothers, de
clares that he never eaw the affidavit in
question—and that he never spoke to the
woman on the subject, and that he never
gave her a cent of money in his !Mi.—
Mr. Candor, declares that he never saw
th e w oman loins knowledge—never spoke
to her in hislife—dcmt even know ber, and
never pike her a cent of money—and was
absent frotn!Lew istown when the Affidavit
alluded to ':was taken. Mr. Candor it is
known, wail in Pnttsirille about .that time.
His statement will be credited by those who
are acquainted with MM. • And a Mr.
Williams piibliay exonerates these gen
tlemen with having any thing to do with,
or even knowing anything about thr
transaction.: That he himself procured
the 4ffidavit in question himself, on the
I Ith of May last, and has it in his posses
lion. Mr. Williams is not even a Ritner
man—but-it appears that he was a antler
er by the- failure of Porter, and procured
the Affidavit fir some particular purpose
best known to l hiniselE In his nme.to the
editor of the paper, communicating these
facts,-he states i
"I am / on *to have to appear before the-public
a t thin t am an old democrat. never &vie:
ted to •thet klat Aim the party. avers a G ee .
Jaqmon'a first. *Won. when David kitteuboum
144* etas. 161. ttia
I;fai4limiht intituAmp eledisit. Y caatote foi
midair Porter noilt!,`
We tvil pultlistrahe Certificates in our nest.
'The lEtlitnr.of thertcmtmercial Herald,
who wtt believe is from Huntingdon Coun
ty, in illuilintto - lhd affidavit of John H.
:'We know Hr. Stonebraker well by reputation.
and IttiOw that his character is above impeach
ment. He is one of the nowt respectable and
espeateld citizens of Culerain Township, Hunting
don Cotinty. and nearly as well known through
out the County as Hasid ft. Porter himself. His
veracity, cannot be questioned."
In alluding to the signatures of the per
sons who testify to the character of Mr.
Stonebreaker, he saym—
oWith some six or eight of the individuals.who
have signed the certificate, we are personally ac
quainted, and know them to be men of estimable
character. Some of them are 'Wealthy farmers,
two of Ahem physicians of, respectable standing,
and two, Mr. Cromwell and Mr. Clarke„have re
presented that county several years in the Leg
islature. —Others we know by reputation . and
can iafely say we do hot believe any motive what
ever, other than a desire to serve the cause of
truth and justice, would induce any of them to
be instrumental in giving publicity and credence
to•the above affidavit.
If Ibis affidavit be' false, we will put no faith
hereafter in the oath of man—bat if it be true,
we ask, in the name of all that man holds clear,
how can his fellow citizens support David It. Por-
ter for the office of Chief Magistrate of t a ho grey
Mate of Peonapivaisia."
The same paper also "says:
lithe affidavit of John M. Stonebrahew. which
we publish to day. be nut sufficient to satisfy the
doutitstif the most incredulous as to Mr. Porter's
fraudulent insolvency. we rather think they WILL
he satiated, ire long, by another affidavit quite as
unanswerable as this. There tire others who
know some facts if they will tes tify to them.
With all these facts staring the people
in the face, is it nova direct intuit to the
honest and virtuous citizens of this Stale,
to ask the people to elect David R. Por
111 Worthy Example.—The Salem Gazette in
recording the recent demise in Paris, whither he
had 'one in the hope of restoring his health, of
W. k.. Payne, Evq. of Boston, aged 34, subjoins
the following 'neutron of exemplary honesty, more
honorable to the character of the deceased than
the moat aplended mausoleum or extensive legacies
liis.father died insolvent, leaving four children,
and a full discharge wan givenby each of hie cre_
dizoni,,upon receiviog such proportionate dividend
as the executor was able to pay.
Upon the death of his unmarried aunts, Mr.
Win E. Payne, inherited from them a large estate,
And immedtaely sent to all Kis father's creditors,
not are donation, but as final dividend out of he
father', effects, the full balance of all the debts
due from him et hiZ decease. The whole cum
thus distributed, it is belieied, exceeded 11/0,000.
The memory of such ac act as this is a rich
inheritance to be .transmited from generation
[We hope the above artille will mee
the eye of David R.. Porter, of [looting
duo County.—En. M. J.] •
- Trouble in Luzern.—ln Luzerne
county, •" The Party" is divided into two
factions—the ono headed 'by the Wilkes.
barre Farmer, is, called the Beaumont
Party, and the other is called the "'Ur.
Miner Party,". with the Wyoming Repub
lican as their organ, each struggling for
the ascete;ikncy, and each claiming to, be
the pure drmocracy of the county. The
last Susquehanna Register gives the fob.
lowing account of some of the quere do•
ings of the two faction; when they come
'They are extremely hostile to each other—de
nounce each other wito much more violenee than
the regular opposition, and rival each other in the
extremes of iadicalitat„ as though the one that
could go the farthest in uffra suliservienep to
the powers that be at Washington, would bear the
palm of being the real genouie whole hog (mod
ern) democracy. At the County Meeting of last
August, when the hoof arrived, both parties rush•
ed into the court house, and while struggling for
the chief seats in the synagogue, each named their
own officers and under their separate organization
or rather dis-orgasization, each went on with
their proceedings in the same room, while pulling
hauling and jostling. and driving uy every means
to disturb each other in their speech-making and
resolution voting. By all 'accounts Nut tumult
and confusion mast have beggared description.
Last week, being August t fourttweek in W
barre, the parties again held their double barrelled,
democratic meeting, and the scene of glorious.
confusion was re-enacted with doublill zeal. We
are informed by a gentleman who was present,
that the speeches and resolutions on either side
were interrupted by groans, hisses, shoots and
exclamations on the other, among which tbd Pro
sident of one party. whotappened to be a clergy
men J waa frequently called on for a prayer—to
give out the hymn, &c. in the midst of the strug.
gle and strife, some got their costa torn, some.
their *MO, and others their inexpresaibles, and
all were Mlbbtless wonderfully edified.
The Wyoming Rebublican and the Wilkes.
barns Farmer, each come out with a flarni`dg ac
count of the meeting in their own way, treating
each other as the mere disturbers of the moeung.
The former heads it.
GREAT AND ENTHUSIASTIC DEMO
CRATIC METTING !
and !be latter has it
TREMENDOUS MEETING OF THE
and from all accounts we have ao doubt it was
realty. both `Eirraosusrto" and "Taut annoy
Tho • Republican gives as the President. Joint
Miami. of Albington. (a queer place Sir a gavel
mintiter we should think 4 with 16 Vice ?rest
dputa, S Secretaries, and a Coalmine of 36 to
draft resolutions; while the Fainter has Col.
Jatiott . Drumheller for President; with 20 Vice
Pushkin; 9 Secretaries and 46 resolution oa
The Republican publishes a "resolution of its
perky. denourCciartbe Farmer as fitilows:—
Rmolved. That the disorunmint course par
sued 'by the 4 •Republiesit Fenner." for the last
twelve months, has forfeited to it the confide:um
and respect of the Democratic party.
;The-rumor in its mu, bas a resolution GNU
Beauttiontltartj against the Republican, u foL
IReanhred. That the Wyoming. Republican"
ho nit hit the confidence of the democratic par•
ty liiieu3t, antis it.n
The Great West coming
In a Blazaor Glory.
GLoulotss NNW FROM MDISOUR/ AND
From the St. Louis Republican ofAug. 9.
The battle has been fought—has been won,
after one of the warmest contested elections it has
ever-been oar lot to witness. The resells are before
the reader. The boasteditrength of the selfMfled
Democratic party, hair been but a rope of sand to
the will of the people of our good city and county
—their money, their newts, their WHISKEY.
has been of ao avail, end they are beatr.u—arts
Evert now, while inditing this paragraph, the
joyful Shout of acclamation swells on the breeze
and spreads joy throughout the cur. We feet
proud of our party here—and if our frenda have
been as persevering elswhere, 3,dtssoort stands
for ward a• another green spot in the great !Kie
-1 sissi ppi valley.
The Whig gain in St. Louis cvainty . is
600 over the Presidential vote, when the
whole loco fuco /48jority in the State was
John Wilson (ti)
A. G. Harrison (vitt)
Jim Miller 44
Hart ison (do)
FOR (MATZ lEXATh
C. H Allen
TO THE 0001$ OW IMPIEBINTATIVZO
Monate. (do) 't
BA OLS COUNTY.
Wilson (W.) 274 Harrison (V B) 163
Allen 267 Miller 160
. ' isrreason Ctrs, Cole en. aug. 6,1838.
GeaTtsatem, 1 seitd you the returns of the elec
tion in Cole courts,
MI 1 !Iwo
A letter from Danville (Montgomery county)
says that the entire l Whtit ticket has prevailed by
a majority of 30 orpS v oted.
The hearts of out' people were yesterday glad
ened by the retepthin of information front Jarer
rap county, tb.t tIW Wbige had aleouied a repre
sestatire tram this
The Whig papers express great confi
dence in the bell6f that the State is re-
deemed—and that the great • Humbug,
'Benton, will havi) leave to stay at home.
The first news fr i bin Illinoise is also of a very
gratifyttig character. A Governor, Lteutenani
-Governor, memberi cot congress and Legislatur
are all to be chosen.,
There has been again intik Clanr county since
1836, of 82 votes, end in Clinton
, a j i r itßancloloh,
both nt which, gave Van Buren nod les in 1836,
the Whigs row as Will be seen below, have been
triumphant. Then) was no general election in
this state in 1837.
ELECTION IN ILLTNOtS.
A friend at Belleltille sends us tne billowing as
the result of the :election in Si. Clair County.
Governor, Edward, (Whig) 768 votes; Carlin,
(Loco Foco 982.
Fot Governnr—kwiwards, 250; Carlin. 243.
Congress—Reynbliii, 9P7: Bogen 202.
Governor —Ed vrisrd., 619; Carlin. 309.
Lt• Governor—Davidson. 588; Anderson, 407
lit Kentucky nd Indiana, the poor Lo
cos seem to haul✓ not had energy sufficient
to rally, or" elsrk Loco focoism is nearly
"rzpunged" fr4m these Slates. The
'Whigs are swerung every thing before
North Carpqaa.—Gov. Dudley's ma:
joritv in this State will, it is believed,
reach 15,000` 'The Whigs will have a
majority in the ;Legislature for the first
time sinco the b ighting reign of Jackson
From Alabate i e, where not much was
expected, the Owe is also ore very favor
While the Great Revolution is thus pro.
greeting in otheii States, will Pennsylvania
falter fiend her neck to the foot
stiml of Power 'ff No, she will not . She
will proclaim tot her sister States on the
second Tuesdayi of October next, that Lo
co Focolirin is pfostrate in Pennsylvania—
that her patriotic end enlightened Chief
Magistrate . 61141 hot he displaced to
make room for David R. Porter, who now
stands before th i l4eople of Pennsylvania,
charged with using himself to cheat
his creditors. r
From tke—H#rrisburg lateligrneer.
Is D. IL gorter a .
From the fa is end documents in our
possession, it i impassible to Rive any
other than an lAFF/RMATIVE ANS
WER to the above startling que,ti on ,—
Andwe give thkt answer with regret—re
gret • that they is in Pennsylvania any
man who has §een guilty of the above
named heinone crime—and regret that
such a man shoidd be'thruat forth as a can
didate for the office of Vrovernor—iti of
lice, of all- whit?, requiring spotiessin leg.
i f ,
rity and - unbleni bud charecter. ... . .
The followitt oath was solemnly taken
by DAVID . R. RTER, when be took the
benefit of the i . Print laws : •
i- ' ir-: -,1f..1--,-,'.;,,W.'.;.
OATEVOtretSWOOTE - 10..
SWEA obifiVid-DETAVER UP
arid transfer to -my trustee for 'Me use e l
os s , inditors, THE. PROPERTY THAT I
HAVE OR CLAD[ .ANY TITLE , To, or interest
Mat this trine, or. that I am in any respect
entitled to in poatiession, - reversion or re
mainder, And that HAVE NOT DIREC TLY
OR rsuptancTtir AT..taT Trim auras. sour,
coxvirszti. zdAsan, DISPOSED OF Or intrust
eit any part of the property, rights or
to any person whereby to defraud
my creditors or any of their, or to secure,
receive or ezpectlany profit, benefit, or ad
It has been proved under oath, that be
fore amid R. POrter swore, ss abrive, to
"DELIVER 'UP" all his property, "for
the , use or hik‘`ereditors," RE HAD CON
CEALED BONDS AND WIRER EVIDENCES OF
PROPERTY TO THE. AMOUNT OF SEVERAL
THOUSAND DOLLARS.' Here is the proof
by the son of John Storiehraker, who was
concerned with Porter in the transaction.
before me, the imbitcriber, a invitee of the Peace,
in and for said county, John H. Stunebreaker,
and on his itolcmn oath loth depose and say, that
REFORM David R. Porter took the benefit of the
insolvent lairs, Thomas M. Owens; aria Ma lath
& John Stonebreaher, were bail fur Porter for
sixteen hundred dollsra. That shortly before he
filed his petition 'for • the benefit of the tato/vent
laws, Porter having secured Owens for hta half
of the bail money, out outfits bonds given for •
tract of land la the .nreatein part of the state,
witch he (Porter)•sold for three thousand dollars;
BROUGH r THE BALANCE OF TILE
BoN DS. AND ANOTHER BON D OF ABOU r
FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS 'lO JOHN
STONEBREAKER, as well as the title' of a
tract of lead in Beaver City. 1.1 think) and
delivered the *whole to my er WHO WAS
Tit SECURE HIMSELE, AND KEEP THE
REST SAFE FOR POn TER. Some time a/lei , -
Porter wav discharged under the insolvent laws
HE CAME 'lO JOHN STONEBREAKER,
AND GO T FROM HIM THE BALANCE: OF
THE BONDS, (after deducting th 411801.1 bail
money) and Hie title for the tract of hind. whic,
Isnd 1 afterwards heard halo tell said John S • te
breaker, that he ..old for a boursl,soo. 'The bonds
sod lands thus SECRETED ANDRETURN
ED AF rER HIS DISCHARGE, A gouNT.
ED TO MORE THAN FIVE THOUSAND
DOLLARS none of which went into the hands of
his trustees BUT INTO HIS OWN. Some
tune after the above mentioned property had
been lea with my father, PORFER BROUGH
THE BOOKS OF AtX:OUNT OF PA FTON
AND PORTER, TO MR. CALDW ELL•s
TAILOR SHOP NEAR OUR HOUSE; AND
GO 1' SAID JOHN STONEBRE tKER 'lO
TAKE ['HEM IN A B tO AND HIDE !'HEM
IN A BARREL IN THE GAULLE F, where they
were secreted for general rare, PORTER OCCA
SIONALLY .1../AILLINIbt 10 EXA !JUNE 'malt
AND DRAW OFF ACCOUNTS. Porter final.
ly took them away is a bag some year* after wards.
I refolded with my father doting allitbe tune of
thi above ilea/400ns, and knew them well. hay
lag often seesithe bonds and deeds. My brother
Samuel Wiwi, I 0016 must know tliO seine ISICIII,
as he and I navereffen talked about Porter's we.
.eseting his property when he wok Ito benefit of
the insolvent fowl.
J. H. STONEBREARCR.
Sworn and subscribefl this 115th day of July,
1538, before •
We cannot ,reconcile the above.coodi►ct
of David R. Pnrter with prOpriety ;_ neither
ran we see how he can car himself ul
he charge of PERJUR f—a charge
Which we now deliberately make, and make
with sorrow too ; as' we regret that Penn
sylvania should have the d:sgrace cast upon
her, of a party within her boiders seek
mg to elevate to twr highest post, a man
who has been guilty of the deeds of dark
miss proved against David 8.4 Porter.—
Po show in what estin►ation Johan H. Stone,
breaker :is held by those who know him,
we publish the following testurnii.y
"We, whose natnes are hereunto sub.
scribed, do certify, that we are well ac
quainted with ,lobit H. Sionebraker, Esq.,
and. know his character to be good, and
that his word or any statement he may
make, are entitled to fell confidence and
James Saxton, jr. James Clark,
John S. Taylor, S. Davies,
James 7 1 nompson, Henry Neff',
John M'Connell, Jatn•'A 1114 row,
Robert Lytle, T. T. Orionwell,
Philip Roller, Aleter.
brims Steel, John. Brtbson,
John Reed, Sand. trd p. Dewey,'
Eli W. Wvke, Jacob fitiffinan,
A.. J. Stewart, Adam Keith,-
The names to the above are know
the public in Huntingdon enunty; and,
gether with. the name of Mr. Stonebraker,
are known only to meet with respect.—
Tney are given here, not to strengthen the
testimony of Mr. J. AT HONE; fur THERE
tt needs no'atd; but to give weight abroad.
We forbear to make any further com
ments at this time. Wo only retreat the
reader to mark bow the above affidavit o
Mr. SionebrOker agrees wgrd and line,
with the evide . ce we have be re published
from Be- ' - Amy. Ina few weeks, we
wilk lish all the evidence relative
40,4 i 0
- T . t 4 of ito
pi li , : - o ells is nest conduct, in our
paper, fur the' use of our new subcribers.
From the Pennsylvania Intelligencer.
NOT': READY FOR TRIAL.
David R; P er "dodging" the Lam!
It will he r membered that the case of
TIRI TS. pArtoN & POR-
' but h continued flom term to
term' in the. courts of Huntingdon varity,
since 180; sod it was up fur trial in-April
butt, and at ihe instance of David R.
Porter (sbrvising 'partner o thv firm of
p, uon & Poer,) continued till the pres
ent Augusta r at. IT BAS BEEN A.
(MIN CON !MOW,' AT THE IN
STANCE ER,' itiniiiill` not
• . ~......,- . . ..
coiiie in - enurt to 111 E I
TARS. ' We • giv .eh
Ilutitiogdon,-tiom wi ieh
the-above,and lea n : Iv
gai s nit 'Robert Ca p ell
was - alleged,) a letter t
exposing the dishones'y. ,
ti-r. wag also PUT 0 F
THEPEAYER OF 0
SEL, who plead the Isha
"he.coidd na get thd let er 0' •
suit -had been institut d .y Port
lineal effect, and I A: NE
9'ENI)EO TO BR 1111 'D,',en•
would have been kept ii. his•
- ' e°
"Pcirter 'the Dodgest" ould
"DODGED" the la+ ! a law
has "dodged" onsatire th n one
We ask attention to the I
; net :
"11tdrrniuDon, gust I
"Dunn Sots—ln I , fe o
plaint of David R. r. r agni . ,
Campbell, for a libeli an apph i
made shis morning bY 11 r; po
half of the complaintent, to I -I
Quarter Sessions, toltav the i
TINUED to the neit se ion 0
te l t
The reasons assigned by the • 1
;droved to conduct ibe • ranee
they had not the letter ntuin i
below offence, nor erica copy
which to frtrne sn bidtetruen
they had 'endeavoreili to recur.P
success. The ; coudsel of Mr
(Mr. Miles) On the;, of er hat
the putting of it off„i on the g
he (the defendant) hid eett a
ble trouble and expense in pr
the trial, and that Oro di
nut been used on the rt - of I
:tor for procuring the letter
court, considering 'itha the i i
counsel had shown eta ient ;c
OV r the defendant; by; recog l
tl next Court. to ankure , di,p.
"Shortly idler, the ca e in t
Pleas. DAVID Ml/1.0 TR '
VI D IL PORTE R,isur
13,, Patton, being called
!fin!, Mr. Bell, thei de
moved dm court fur a .1
case, for the . roason that I
not prepared for hit4ria
counsel opposed the; in
ance, aed per curiaa, t
tinned at the cost of the
On Sunday last; by
Cons., Mr. ions B.i Rs
ARINE FsA rS, b
Meeting of 0
A meeting ol the
of. Coal, will be helil at
Hell, on Wednesday D
29.(1. for the purpo'e of
mime to test the &ales
DAVID - SNARE
ripHE Public are respect( Ilv info
Cu:liter Stone of ! the First
Church. of Pottsville, tße. . d per
laid on Saturday the 2.siinst at 3 o'.
The public are respectfully invited
which time a collectiorti ti
win be tak
defraying the expensini l of e build
Pottsville, aug. 1.5, 1438., .
11011110LASKI Lt)DGn ee N :215 orient York
Masons, haling n equest to lay 04
Corner Stone of the Presto erian hurch, being
built in this Ihnongh. On Siiturday thei 25th Inst.;
The members ofsavi Ltidgeitogethe with all visit
ling Hrethern in . the rcigro, are nested to at/
tend at the Lodge Rooth, a II o'c k P:11. oil
that day.. .
i J. .FOST R ,
J. IT. H ARD, ,
T. 3. BARD, .
A. HERB ER. - -
tittee ot A sagement.
18.- .1 ' 64-4 j i
ii - EVflivh•l
WHEAT FLOUR. bit', the
WHEAT 1 50 per pnihel,
' RYE FLOUR 200 • r
BUCKWHEAT FLO R
RYE, by 'theslosd 70 cat
RYE CHOP 65 cen pe
OATS 37 cents—r y
f'OTATOES 40 cen per
CORN-65 cents per s
CLOVER SEE 50 1
TIMOTHY SEE Z '
WIIIIBKpri--420en p .
BITPTE - 14 cents ifer
EGGS-12 tints perS o
LARD-10kenta per. n
•TA LLAW-9 cents r
HAMS 'l2 cents pet-pont
CORN CHOP 80 ceflts ri.;• bnithel
BACON -12 tents 'pei [mend. .• '
BI.I*.WAX--i-18 cell* per ponitd.
FEATIIERS-62 cents per pound.
COMMON WOO L-10 cents per
• MACKF:IIF.L. tryihe' 61. No 1,1111,
SALT-2 624 per bblA; 87 per .
PLASTER Js wortBl7 0$ permi
HAY $lB per tos. ii - I • ,
Corporation ori th
-I. 'and Ylioing Compan
that an election will: he
eight day or Septewitaifr n •
Hotel, Race Street, in the
between • the. &ours of nm
three o'clodk, P.. U. fi*
nine directors., I
aug. 2:4 I$3R.
H E wide signed t lta
. 11 . Europe, raiom whence
.twenty 'mind of Oeudier
ed to him. and profess on
his ears during his slim
attended to, by Charlei
I I°twigs berg, augnstl29.,
.received .a . nd'Ar sale, by
ie volt a
r (or, po-
mei. and •
w a LI
v the . 1
the corn• .
er on be-
Court , of
, lion, were
ng the /i
-of it , upon
. floor of E
; up, i
nco of th
dant to ,
1 0, to
'ling i coth i
fined that the
mpg. will be
to attend, at
op to aid in!
• '22, 1838.
worth on Fr
w ip t. d av da-
wt. n deman
i 50 per
el in Ale'
City 0 . 1
o Rail Tii;.
• while Swa
. A. AL an
idea tO • T .,
ors by I
ext, all ,
'ba r .
' n ew'