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OFFICE OF THE DEMOCBA.
Nest dooh to Ro&iaon'a Staoe Orricn.
"iTie COLVMBlA.DLMOCRATwill be
jntblished every Saturday morning, at
fH'O DOLLARS pur annum, payable
half VCarllJ Ulrvlllmirfi. nr Turn n'nllr,,,
j Wy Cents, if not paid within the year.
"JS'j subscription will be taken fur a shorter
tinuancc permitted, until all arrearages
' JW VIM TlSEMEX'fS not 'exceeding a
square will be ,co)i"picuouslii inserted at
we Dollar far the first three insertions.
and Twenhi-ni'e cents for event shhxr.
mpo iitriWw,,, r m It UI ..,. j
ywJeo those who a-lvrrtise byfa year.
LfJ'J'J'JMS addressed on bitsincss,jnitsl
oe post paid. .
ffj"GETTYSBUU9 RAIL E0AD.D!
Wo give below a map and description of
ttic lainuus Gettysburg Km! Road, whicli 13
copied from the Frauklin Telegraph. This
is the same work, of Which Mr. Slro'hm,
Senutar from Eancastcr, an anliniason, who
examined the road last winter, says, h
was folly to commence it, and madness to
continue it," and to complete which Thad
deus Stevens; U so vfry anxious to procure
the re-ejerlinn of Gov. Rijnrr.
! .1 .'f.ir.u-l -i'lilt!l!ill.ililll
the Gettvflburg rail road, with the exception
hrf( tho 'figure 1, designating tho town ol
Cettvshurg, ought lo bo. further cast, more
towards the corner of Hie hlafck square.
iVura. 1st stands for Gettysburg, and fig
hro 21 fo? Wavnesboro. Betvioen those two
points is the South mountain, which is about
U miles wide, and biia located on it 15 niiles
fC cilil r-i1 rr.ml.
l.'itrnrn fiih rtt'nrese'it? lovons' furnace,
which U diiven by Toms creek. The rail
toad runs close past said furnace then
makes a short curve and crosses Toms cree,
,n,nl after running -J ,
wmui) ouu yat.ii rji uw w y
turuace- al.er travailing i m u -
roan, .1 pnrsim ai riven wmim iniw
- 1 . ...'..l.l.i vifln tflinf nl
tho point -Infm wlnclt lie siancu. nnmiiui
curve is thenmade in the direction nf fig-
lire 0, where tfipra ii'a tittinell of 000 feet
in length : nqt fajr from this thero aie two
iillicr smalt inqnqp ubcusujojui .tvu iwi ib
Tlien' snid road niak'ea another great bend
before it changes its course in the direction
"T ha' "PO" t! Altar of God,
of fi?ure,3 which stands for Hippie's tavern
on 1110 puce leaning Ironi Waynesboro' to
umniiiwunrg, in Maryland. In coming
ounu saiti tavern it approaches to within
less than a milo.of the state line where.it
runs through a swamp of more than a quar
ter of n mile long and of the same width.
In making said road there will bo an exca
vation uf 7 feet deep. Tho swamp is en-
muiy impassiuie, a poio can Do run down
UO I'ect without louchin" bottom.
r rom figure 3 it runs along tho side of
the mountain over ravines and at one. place
has another tunnel of about 400 feet, (which
is in all 4 tunnels,) until it passes at some
distance from Hughs', rolling mill, which is
represented bvfiirnrn t.n! mi'n wliif.1i It fnlcc
rfwuiiiL-r uirn anu gets oil tlic mountain to
0 valley, through 'which it goes.to Wayncs-
irO, its nrOSnill torminnlmn T?rnm
Waynesboro' to Rinnln's bv thr tnrnnil.'o in
Ci 'miles, whilb hv tbn mil t-nnil it io 14
miles. In manv nl
from SO to a 100 feet deep, and the embank
incuts from SO in nr, r,,i i,;,.i. a...
excavations and:embankmnntsdo not exceed
40 feet, tho work is considered lifdit. At
manv noinlo rnnkn
houses project over tho roaJ, while at other
placets millions of lanrn flours nn llir. nliloo
m imiu.iimiis.uuniircusot lcctlilgh, threaten
the Iravnilnr will, immnLi.
1 a this road there linn b(in .inn.nnn riniinc
appropriated, and it seems to bo Rhncr's
especial lavorile in the catalogue of slate
works. Steven's influRiipn
lice of canal commissioner ' for his partner
Ool. laxton, who held it just long enough
to lorate the road nasi tl
length from Gettysburg to Waynesbora' is
lum-if, wane 111c distance by the road
now travelled is only 22 miles. To con
nect it with the Baltimore and.Ohio railroad
w-st of Wiliiamsport, in Maryland: will
oust the state 5 millions of dollars, at the
The abovo is a true delineation and de
scription of it any one doubts it can exam
ine for himself. In every respect the reports
n uiu iwo,. committees who examined it
wero correct, but at that tinic it was not lo
catod further tlian Ripple's.
From tlic Huntingdon Gazette!
n 15 b
We dislike exceedingly to be compelled
to speak of the private character or veracity
of individuals : but a3 the father and son
oluntarily arrayed themselves in the politi
cal arena as the willing tools of a desperate
action, and lent themselves to Stevens,
'?cnn, Benedict & Co. as the voluntary in
d'runv.MHs of slander and detraction, for the
jurposc, as they thought, of damning the
. 1.. f .i.li o ninri n.ivirl li. Porter.
cnuiiiuii;! - 7 '
iv e fcql id due to the cause of truth to insert
i.n r'nilnivinir i-firtificatcs from men of the
-lighcst respectab'ility, and whose veracity
ven tho Messrs. S.tonebrakers .would not
laro doubt: William, Hopkins, one of the
learest neighbours of John Stonebraker, a
.1 :l 1-1 .1
nan wlm is icnown 10 naviiiuremuj mib
vithin a hundred yards of Jolirj .Stonebra
ker, and who by Ills own hard labor has
raised himseir from the anvil to ue propric
or of a forge, in which, by day's dawn,
,-ou will yel see him at work. ,IIe states
n'hat he has heard John Stonebraker say:
Tho people of Spruce Creek all know Will
iam Hopkins and very many citizens of oth-
1 1........ him nml nn honorable man
iT uiuuua miuii ...."i --' - ,
who docs know him dare question his vcr-
icitv. Richard Jones, a iarmur m u "
Khnrlinnil of Mr. StoiicbnutBr
iTnrtin Gates, another old citizen of the
die Messrs. Stonebrak'cr's and Daniel Hew
:i !, lirntlmr nf Nicholafl Ilewit, the canal
n.wl n nn:,r np.irrlHior of the
suiiei visui , i.v-. n , ,
s. oioneuraKcrs, nam mi om.
il.ntr l.-univ tn ho. tho tni.i
and wliat tney
t U.n Riniinlirnl.-Ri' snv besides
IlUVU lllliiiu v ; ..
we have on our files a number or sirjiiiar
.... . !.i.l r.. itmiil ri' Tnntn Trntn
ccrtilicaics, oiimveu iui iv.....
different highlv respectable gentlemen, prov
ing either that John Stonebraker continual
ly and oft. tin till about the time of the ap-
nnintment of his son John as a canal boss
l .1 1
mirnhrfi3euieu. wiai iib uucjiu
.. .,..,1 l.ic mind nnfeabled.
SUpi'iullUiiiuu uuu 11. a (i .
that lie, in his alleged affidavits, grossly and
a ..u. . -- -.
ffl oaA ma,lea and murder
- 1 , r 'rlw, f t uth. His state
IVtll" -. -
arc tottmv inconsisicin mm mcuuii
nit-.il.la with his affidavit. As Mr. John
Stonebraker is made to appear anxious
. . 1 :..,lsnt Mel" ,u
liiH atnuavu 10 "soi ma hhuh i
he have tho goodness to sot mo puuuc miuu
... im, !.!.! r..rlKn tt..l rotl"
at rt anu ms own n"
by informing tlie public whether ho did
6 q 5
eternal hostility Id etery 0
THINTfiD AND PUBLISH BY H. WEBB.
COTOTY, PA. giTTODAT, SEPTJBBIJJElffi 15,
?,iin,0r r,1.1"10, .,lctofore for 'the pur-
,ia iT,.r . B "s crctlllrs. convoy to
n V V" wu,"er l"crc is auv cvi
uenco of rccon n rn u,:.... .1
c. 1 1 , . "'"""m iiiurcio as ivir.
S oncbraker h?3 )ccn lnade lo Volumcer for
... I'u.iiuau 01 ecuing his mind at rest,"
an exposition of tbn ir....,er. r.: '
to his brothcr.in-law, from us may be attend!
"I 0.!10,1"1 '. "elcct it himself. Tho
PttiHIUUU 1IV IMS nil I nliH IT Cii 1 i"
i ,?.t!ill'Ce.litai'1,othci: ,10""t transactions
r""11" orm a port on of the ev
PpSIlioll. CharitV mnn.! .. ViST.?
i-.ij m, , . . 1,0 i ininit i tat
tuli rn ?d " pafl7 rbicd, that
, Tla?vit which car-
- " r " fiiiiiuiance ot truth.
JA o would fain hope that the old man's
feebleness and 1 nh i.r .
ii- . . . " yji iiiiuu mav 1)0 n
wl bl'd,1 fYttaWrul re3P"3iility under
W. ch the s taiTmeiUs made in his alleged
afiidavit would mit . . b 1
. uj unBwer in a
state hereafter: but 1 m c 1 -..i 1 ..
ngou atlier, what can be said of
' r" " no wnuiu inns
....... vfiai win tlie world say? What
.. ..u . nscieneo sayf and with what dread
should he look for a hereafter
TO THE PUBLIC.,
I have latclv mad ilu. nn;,i..,:. t.i
H. Stonebi-akerandhis father John Stone
iraker wdh surprise and astonishment. I
live the next neighbour to Join, Stonebraker,
arid within one hundred and fifty yards of
Ins simp. I have been intimately acnuaint'-
u win mm tor me last fiAecii years-he
is in the habit of very froqUantlv comin
down and lalknur to mn t ,t.: "i. t. i d
1 . . . . uiiiiiv iic nas
been more in the habit of talking to me than
other persons. Wo have had many and re
peated conversations about David R. Porter
nnnttf hie? Ki,:. 1 1 r. . .
i ."'.,UU!llucss ana aoout all bis vicisi
llldRS in hfc. John Stnnn'imt.-n r..
--- i'ii u.uuuuiaikur . nas lie-
quent y told me all about his going security
with 1 homas Owens for JJlr. Porter, and of
ten spoke of Porter's honesty Am integrity
owards his bail in that tratnaction. lie
las said Porter was amongst tho best friends
he ever had ttmi i.n ,i, ...
"ig him and his family from mm din-
tins? miI tim U t. .. . - y
...... u.uhib aiways tnouglit !,lr. Porter,
at the time of his misfortunes in .business,
was verv mnMi. -,. 1 i....n. . ,'
Tiouest man on earth it was" JJaMOtiPer-
ter. lie has continued to express himscll
in the above manner to me, until latcljvun-
.11 -T TIT- nnM:..nllnn fll Clnv.
ill miiut; mr. 1 unui a nuiiiuiuiiw. w.
ernor. He certainly has never .expressed
nnv nnininn to the contrary until his son
John was appointed a boss on the canal.
T also hnvn known bis son. John 11. SlOilC-
braker, since ho. was a boy, and I feel per
suaded thai no man who does know him,
knows any good of him.
..J 0 ... . .. , .1. ii.:
since ttiese ainuavus navemauu inn" "y
pearance they arc a perfect laughingstock
in the neighborhood were they Jive; and no
body believes them. It appear to mo that
(lin nld man's miml is milfll imnaircd of lalC!
and being now completely under me coniroi
of his sons, he could riot well be in worse
hands. . ,
rtl.l T,.t... C'il,.1,r.lincj frn.niientlvSDO-
VIU UUIII1 kJlUlll..llW,i ..--i 4
ken to mo about tho claim of David McM,ou
tre, and very often, and m every conversa
tional! the subject until sinco the appomt-
IIIUJII. Ui Ilia ouu UIJI1II .a n uwww
ho said that ho considered David McMoutre
i r i.: ti,.. nc. n l.nccnii tlm canal:
has wronged Mr Porter, and nad goi morc
tii ni I'nrinr innn was CDtiiuiii w ihh
tinn T ever had with
old Mr. Stonehrakcr, until very recenly
and since the cabal appointment of his son
spoko of the integrity and honesty 0
Mr. Porter in the verv hifhest terms.
Franklin Township, Aug. 23, 1838.
Wa l,.. l.,l Uin Slnnnhrnknr VG1"
frequently speak of David R. Porter and his
IT UtlVU 11U.I1LI UIJLItl
misfortunes in tlic Iron uusiness on yi"
Creek, and always heard him speak in very
l.iM. Inrmo nr fr lJnrlni-'a linnPStV. nil (J tl
Illicit .K.It.O UI 4T A Ull.t ,
lonnst manner in which ho had discharge
nis ueuis ami paiu 011 ms iuum;i ui
nd that he thought attempts had ucen mauc
ation for Governor; we have not heard him
1.. ... ni I'rtrrnr'K Tifiiiiiii
speak On tho subject. , .
uiu nir. oionourancr. is ueuuimiig
what feeble, and we havo read with aston
ishment his affidavits, and as well from va
rious circumstances as ironi ma i"""""
declarations with legard to the honesty of
. . f -iff Hln;..1.. llnnl.-
), it. rorter neretoiore. hbcciwuiijf
1.1 1 . ...nln tannll nfllllflVlt
iliai iiu never cuiiiu uuvc in ju"
without tjio exercise of undue lniiuencc.
it:,. Tl... n.ai.,l. in liia nflid.ivit to llc-
iii; own ujimii iiuiv.ii.. ... t." " "
tail matters which, bv hi3 own statement,
arc said to havo taken place when ho must
have been quite a small boy.
The affidavits of old Mr. Stonebraker
and his son John can only excite our pity-
Wo are sorry to soo men who are our uu mu-
wo aro sorry 10 seo men who .uu " "!,
bors, as wo firmly believe, lend themsolvofl
as instruments for the 'purposp for which
tlicsc affidavits were procured. 1 tier aui-
over the Mind of ilIan.vTI.oma., Jcflcnon.
davits, by whoever procured, are not con
sidcicd entitled tn nrmlit. in I n.in:i..
JlOl u0 licliercrl liv nnv tvli 1 linttn nt-t. 1-ha...1
1 r 1 ' "ni. iiuiiiiiuv niiuwi"
"t;c ui uiu circumstancs, and are certainly
inconsistent with, their often repeated declar
ations, in lUStlCO to tbn
we are. constrained to stale our firm belief
tbnt ihn mnllnr. cotnl I.. n?.l. .
- ju luusu uiuuaviis are
very generally considered as having been
manti actured sinrn 1 in nnnmnimni r
J 01111 ii. &tolinebraker,asabossonthccanal.
T I ' x . . 7 ----- ..'j'wiiniiiv.Ub UI
Franklin Townshin. A no-, a.t. lflnti
I had a conversation with John Stonebra
ker at his OWn slinn. nitlinr- nlmnl ilm il
of the November court. 1837. or nl.nni
me lime or tlie Ann nntiri. Irdh in
ho stated that ho thought the MoMoutrics
were attcmntinf to wrnnir Air- T'nriov ti
spoKO 01 Having been subpooiucJas a wit
ness, or being a witness, and said that from
1 -o ..... .iiiiivii
wnat no Knew of the transactions his testi
mony would Have been against McMurtric.
- - a ' ..-A . 1 ...j ua
line a man as ever was on Spruce Creek. I
"U HIUIl U1SU 5iaiGO Hint 1V I'nrlor-
nave uequeiitly heard John Stonebraker
speak of David R. Porter, and alwavs
heard huh speak in IheJhighesttcrmsofMr.
Porter, until sinco the Inst
- - . ut.it, wji nlw wnu-
af west oflluntingdon.; I have heard him
speak of having gono security for Mr. Por
ter. Ile.latelv said that (he' IinilfliJ lin
received, or the proceeds of tho western
Iaild, WC1C not OLlitC RiiOininnt lii nn.
that, there was a balanrc coining to him for
soma expenses incurred in travelling, or
about the collection of the money, but that
ho had full confidence in. Mr. Porter's hon
csly that he would pay him, but that he had
not railed on him.
I "ever heard Mr. Stonebraker question
Mr. Porter's honesty until since the ap
pointment of his son .Tnlui TT T dr.,,!,. 1,,,
neve tuat every disintprnciml mm.
t - " x iiiiiiiv UU-
. .-u.v. limn in 11 1 u
ncigiiborlibod looks tmnn tlmm
as they aro not considered entitled to any
1 heard John Stonebraker sav, not more
than three weaks since, that his son John
II. .Was about 30 vr.nra nf o,vr. I1 il
said, in thecourso of the same conversation,
that lie was perhaps somclhingmore,Jliat.
TIIE ST0NEBRAKEBS AFFIDAVITS.
The office-holders seem determined to
Inave nothinff undone that extra judicial
nctiurt; can do, to retain their places, and
.V .'-... T,l.. W limin ill n'ASt Wlt-
UUlUill' UUlll Wlfcl-I. . --- k
nnasnd similar ellorts on tno
part of the
a.iiiiu win w.ww. ,
...1.- l,v their
nnvlii In nlpot thnir men
paiu scounurcis, wnu uiu uiuu j
neigbors to be unworthy of belief on oath
who hold their consciences in the market
... . 1 1 I I nfAlt.
for the highest Uiu muruercrs aim
tutes brought from the chambers of the
brothrl, and the dens of the negro, are
. . . . .1- 1 nninot llin
brougnt to prove mcir cuurto .iSan.-.
private character of David R Porter. Such
arc their WITNESSES ! ! I But thcre.a -
...o.to onnmo (n tin n finirer ill all acts of .Vll-
. 1 t 1 1 1.- ..l.A!r niifTiVcp.
lainv, wnicn lays uaru 1110 uniiuy immj" ( '
iind'fshields, tho innocent f victims, ihe
that- Mr.. Portor con-
flinnnl.mknra swear lhat' Mr. . Portor
cehlcd a trct.of land of five Hundred acres
in Beaver county. , It is fortunate they have
mentioned the quantity, and wnerc suum,
which enables us to drrivc at the facts:
David R. Porter was the owner of a tract
of land in Beaver county, containing 200
acrc3, and another tract of five hundrcih crcs
in llm snn.fi nmintv and 110 7110m The 500
1, mnrlrrmrnil tn tllfi Huntillitdon
Bank, on the 27lh day ol fllay, Iih, ami
it was sold immediately after the fore-closure
. 1 .1 ot IV . 1 rni
llilli 11UUI. IIU .l.w...' - .
ol Iho.mortgajjc y c o"c"nf uim
' - t - iirnii r-K: Pen Prn.
UllilSCU 111 U v if lliuil w..--7 1- -
dent of tho Huntingdon Bank. At tnc em
nIV-,,,,-,,, (K-nU'n vnnrs n IferwanlS. UaVlll It.
Porter, thinking that he might regain some
nf lii Inst fortune, bv the riso in value of
j 1 a.iii.u ,,iiiiw , . - -
property, along thp canal, purchased the
comn fmm tbn Hank for 92500 one fourth
linml mid tlifi rosiduo in three equal pay
items, with interest. But after malting
tho second payment, finding that ho could
not pay ior 11 wnuuui uiuuiiuoouivi
r !. ...!.1.M... .....Kn.ni.cmnill hfi
sold tho same to John R. Shann&n, hsq
llonvn. in llm vnnr 1R 12. not lor -LOUU
swam to by tltat most reckless desperado,
young Stonebrauer, out ior wj.iuu m wu.
All tlie auove transactions nuvu m "iv
shown by Mr. Shannon, in his letter to the
public, published some time ago; and with
.l.ih tmiisnntinns no man is more familiar
than Win. Orbison, Esq. who resides in
.li- n...i io nml nl-.vsivs has been po-
11113 llillll, liw i, - j - . . "
i , r ii..t nm is n
lilicaliy opposed to iir. imici, -
warm anu arueiu supinu-iui m .."i
ner, and certainly would not hesitate to cor-
...... lofnnil 111 lIllR
reel it u lucre is any uiiuk "b -
fllil John Stortcbral
Heuer reoeived one cent
Kiddo and Ilus?eli,v mi, y. .'V. .u'u n i t. r oTi.i
IMENT FURNISHED liX JAftlJES Au-'UiOfO.causes, m.mw vw.wiii.wii.uiw..
LISON, Esquire now in our nosfic?!nii'
X:i'"lWV IIE DECEIVED OF
THAT BOND, ONE. HUNDRED AND
SIXTY TWO DOLLARS and NINE
TY THREE CENTS ! 1 ! He recced
LL"iIp-Allon $270, Hone bond, and
SltiA3i3n anothei bond on the samo day
slips off from Mr. Allisonj forgetting to'
sign the receipt that was written and hand
ed to him to sign; comes h0m0 and refuses
to account to Thomas M. Owens for tho
money so received: transfers the whole of
his nronertv' tn liia on,, ; alm
Hutchinson, for the express purpose ol
fraildin'r TJlnmnn Aid, .l 1.-
7, wiiui:,uiiu mo rest
Ol Jus Creditors; nml ia n. w,.t ...
. . " .tj iiiautr ill Slffn.
us name to nn affidavit, because he is soon
to meet him "who tricth thp. his rtnrl ..
nustJ" Here is asamnlc of tbn intenriK-
aud honesty of the last witness. In con
clusion, we do most solemnly assert, that
we will prove as the noon day sun that ev
ery cents worth of tho security, which was
put into tho hands nf
was re-dclivcred by him to D. R. Porter,
NOT ArTER HIS INSOLVENCY, but previous
thereto, to wit: on the 0th day of January,
loll), tlic day on whinli ilm nml. r ir:.i.il
aiid Russell were assigned over to him and
Now to tllS nli!irrn nf 11 .
bond for about $000 drawn by some persor.
whose name is not distinntlv rnniinni..i
.... ... J .vwwill,l.n.u
winch ho thinks was "Myers or Ryors."
I C propose this, as CVnrv vntnr uritl.ii, ll,;..
state, has, ere this, heard the name of David
i uner, mat a call be made in every pub
lic ncwstianer tbroiiirlmnt 1!,-, -nJL
.1 U - vuiiiiiiuil-
wealtli, to every man, woman or child in
the known would among the children' of
men, to. come forward nml aiv t.,.,:.i t
Porter ever had or collected such a claim. -To
the twenty persons viip certify to the
character of .John II. Stonebraker wo havo
nothing to say. At a time of such high po
Jitcal excitement, nuito ns rrnnil o nnnr.n.,i..
of character could be obtained by tho samo
mollis iui- me ccieuratea higli-wau man
DAVE LEWIS. Some of them never
lived Wn forty miles of him .and not, a
solitary one in his own towislifp.
Twelve out of tho TWENTV. are. orncEr.s.
Collector of the Port. .
Hut "liars should have good memories;
for here is the most damnirg part of tho
whole perjury unmasked. Hear his own.
vn"n spciired Owens for hifchal
of the bail money, out of the bonds giver
of the bail money, out of the bonds given,
for a tract of land in' tho .westcrn.part; of the
slate, whicli he (l'orter eoiu: ior
three thousand dollars,, hrought the balance
of the bonds and anothar bond of five hun
dred dollars to John Stonebraker, as well
as the title of a tractdf land in Beaver coun
ty, (I think) and delivered tho A'hole.to my
father, 'Who was toisecure himself alid keep
UIU rUOl BUIU MHWM 0
made to s?ay: tlV resiueu wmi my
I . . l il.n-nl,rt,i, linticnntinlRi
luring an me iimo ui mu.auuu nu,..w.
nd knew them well, having often seen the
bonds and uceus. ,
mv rnnlil nnv tninff more completely
expose tho falsehoods of this villain, than
. ii . . r T. Allicnn ntlfl
tllO naivCU Siaieniciua ui iwi-
Mr. Owens i Mr. Atpson says : -uh
Mth day of December, 1818, David, R. Por-
ter piaceu in mj wu..w..w..,
bonde on Jas. Kiddo and" Alexander Russell,
1 1 !.. n.yia Cnr- nrillnnlmil
.11 ilntnil 7th December 1813." IMr. wwens
"He left tuoso nonus wun jamco
Allison Esq. Attorney at law of Beaver, tor
collection, and brought us ins receipt ior ino
same, whicli he assigned to us" ! ! Now
this hopeful youth, who must. have .been a
bout ten or eleven years of ago at tlie time,
,. In Inn linli." tllllt be "llftS OFTEN
biu,Aiu m' ,
seen tub bonds," when it appears that
those bonds never were in Huntingdon
county, but remained in the hands or Mr.
Allison, at Beaver, and remained there until
brought in by "bob Campbell," this sum
mer! !! This is the promising culprit, of
Wliom 1113 J -
word or any statement he may make is en
titled to full confidence and credit 1 ! I" If
.i,nm ins nflirml certificates say : -his
ItUS leilOW Vf.ia Iiovui o. ijuuiwi " l.w.w
sav these boutis, anu nas commiucii a wil.-i
?ul and DELinmiATE VEiuunY, so far as this
extrajudicial oatli or voluntary ajjiaavn can
be legally mado perjury.
Tho mean, coutemptabio charge of Gen.
Unrinr stpiilmcr his own books, is scarcely
Vr tho nnrtner to whom he had sola
out) absconded, the McMurtrics, the father
in-law and brother-in-law of said partner,
hands on every article ol personal
nrnnfiflu nhmit the establishment,
i - ."' , , ... .i... !.:....:.,
cor swears that he suits against Gen. Porter by tho creditors
i nnnii'ii'inir nnri ntivniminp' UIU Ulllllllllb VI
of the last bond, of of Putton. ' Gen. Porter compeiieu mo pro-