Raftsman's journal. (Clearfield, Pa.) 1854-1948, August 09, 1854, Image 5

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Life has its moments
Of beauty and bloom ;
But they hang like sweet rosea
On the edge of the tomb.
Blessings they bring us
As lorely aa brief;
They meet ua when happy,
And leave as in grief.
Hues of the morning.
Tinging the sky,
Come on the sun beams,
And off with them fly.
Shadow of evening
Hang soft on the ehore.
Darkness enwraps them,
TCe see them no more.
So life's better moments
In brilliance appear,
Dawning in beauty
Our journey to cheer.
Round U3 they linger
Like shadows of even;
Would that we, like them,
.Might melt into heaven !
Address of the Whig State Committee.
The State Committee appointed by the "Whig
Convention at Harrisburg, deem it their duty
to state to their fellow citizens of Pennsylva
nia the principles involved in the approaching
contest, and by which it will, in their opinion,
be mainly decided. They mean to speak earn
cstly and explicitly, and very few words are
needed to define their views. Never, in the
history of Pennsylvania, was there a clearer
and stronger line drawn never a more distinct
definition of principle. Questions of moral
and social responsibility, of infinite moment
to us and our posterity, have arisen, and the
opponents of the National and State Adminis
trations in Pennsylvania are united on the com
mon ground of resolute opposition to section
al strife, encouraged and stimulated as it has
been by the policy and conduct of the Admin
istration at Washington, in the interferance of
the Government in controlling the legislation
of Congress to this end, and to the further ex
tension of the institution of domestic slaverv
in the territorial domain of the nation.
On these national questions, the Whig can
didates appeal to the people of Pennsylvania
with confidence. Their opinions are those
which Pennsylvania asserted in ancient times,
and which still are in the hearts of her people.
Those opinions have never been offensively
expressed. Had the public mind been allow
ed to erjoy the repose which, less than two
years ago, existed throughout the land, or had
a spirit of forbearance been manifested by
those who have the most reason to invoke it,
the contest which now agitates the country
would Lave been averted. The passage of the
Nebraska bill bv Congress at the instance of
the Administration, and through its undisguis
ed influence, and the repeal in express terms
f an ancient statute, plighting the nation's
word of honor that the Western territory was
to be forever exempt from slavery and the do
mestic slave trade, compell the Whig party of
the North, and especially the Whig party of
Pennsylvania, to break the silence they might
otherwise have kept, and to speak out again,
in language not to be misunderstood, their an
cient and fixed opinions.
To the doctrines of the act of 1780, which
re'ieved us by constitutional means from a
grevious social evil to the great ordinance
of 1787, in its full scope and all its benificent
principles to a resolute determination to ef
fect the absolute and entire repeal of the ag
gressive portions of the Nebraska bill to the
protection of the personal rights of every hu
man being under the Constitution of Pennsyl
vania, and the Constitution of the L'nited
States by maintaining inviolate the trial by ju
ry and the writ of habeas corp us to the as
sertion of the due rights of the States, of the
North as well as of the South, and to the integ
rity of the Union, never, so much endangered
as when a wanton wrong is inflicted to these
principles the Whig party of Pennsylvania and
its candidates are solemnly pledged. On this
strong ground they are content to stand, and
nd to the support of these principles we in
rite the cooperation of every freeman in Penn
sylvania. The Congress of the United States, soon
about to disperse, and the administration of
the general government have, in the passage
of the. Nebraska bill, (the only measure of the
present session,) and in their criminal neglect
of the great interests of the nation, and espe
cially of Pennsylvania, made this single issue,
aad o it, till the will of the people shall de
cide it, we are content to meet them. It is
not an issue that we have made. It is forced
upon us, and we meet it calmly and resolutely.
- We arraign the National Administration
aided and abetted by the present State Execu
tive for in opinion and action they are iden
tified before the people of Pennsylvania.
We hold them responsible for the revival of
sectional agitation. They have, by the abro
gation of the Missouri line, by which, north
of a certain parallel of latitude, slavery was
forever prohibited, aroused a spirit of resist
ance to aggression which it.may be difficult to
appease. t They have done this wantonly, and
on them rests the responsibility. We urge
upon our friends throughout the State, in eve
ry county and township, to organize, and,
waiving all minor differences, to elect such a
legislature and representation in congress as
will give a decisive rebuke to those who have
anew involved us in agitation.
Should such a representation be secured, and
James Pollock bo ejected, (as we doubt not he
will be,) to the Chief Magistracy of the State;
we may look forward to the time when Penn
sylvania, her interests and cherished economi
cal policy, will be no longer sacrificed, or post
poned, or made dependent on the aspirations
aA men alien to her in heart and feeling, when
Jhe improvement of her navigable streams and
defence of her harbors and protection of-her
industrial resources can be no longer denied,
and when, at no very remote period, the ad
ministration of the general government will
be Intrusted to those who, frowning down all
useless agitation, will maintain the supremacy
of the law, the integrity of the Union, and the
true interests and honor of the nation. That
period is close at hand.
The Committee do not pause to refer in de
tail to questions of local interest now before
the people of Pennsylvania to executive and
legislative reform the sale of the public
works, frustrated, we fear, by imperfect legis
lation and executive indisposition the re
trenchment of expenses, and the ultimate ex
tinguishment of the public debt, a grevious
burthen with its incidental taxation on the en
ergies of the people. They are well under
stood, and appreciated. The national govern
ment, with its overflowing treasury, is now bu
sy robbing the people of Pennsylvania by
wasting the public domain, and is content to
leave us unaided to bear the burthen of debt
and taxation. This, too the tax-payers of
Pennsylvania will do well to think of. The
means of redress are in their hands.
At the next State election, coincidently
with the choice of public officers, the People
of Pennsylvania will be called upon to decide
a question of vast moral influence and inter
est. On that question, affecting- every home
and fireside, the Committee are not now called
on to say more than it, too, has been forced on
the people by the abuse and prostitution of
existing laws and systems by which for years
revenue has been derived from crime and mis
ery, from the tears of the wives and children
of the land, and the desolation of the homes
of industry and by a progress of demorali
zation which has at last startled the public
mind, and aroused it to the necessity of ex
treme remedies. Laws, paliative at least of
this evil and designed to stay this progress of
crime, are at this moment in the hands of the
Executive and will not receive his approval.
The question is now finally before the people,
and the Whig candidate for governor has
frankly said that to their decision, through
their representatives, he will gladly give ef
fect. To one other matter only do the Committee
think it right to allude, especially in its rela
tion to the approaching election for members
of the Legislature. It is one of vast interest
as connected with the iuoral and intellectual
training of the children of the land those
who, when this generation of men shall have
passed away, will succeed to public and social
duties. The integrity of the Common School
Fund is supposed to be in danger. That fund
which is the aggregate of the contributions
of all the citizens, and which by its aggrega
tion effects its chief good, is threatened by
attempts, under plausible pretexts to divide
and apportion it. It is the Common School
Ftxd. So let it always be, and representing,
as we do, that party iu the Commonwealth
which never has had sympathy with such de
signs, and has never countenanced them, we
warn the voters of the State of the danger
which is impending, and call then to a united
and resolute effort to avert it.
In conclusion, the Committee urge upon
their fellow citizens, who unite with them in
these great questions of public policy, to or
ganize and act with system and energy iu ev
ery township of the State. Against us are ar
rayed the power and patronage of the two Ad
ministrations, directed in one of its depart
ments, that of the Post Office, by individuals
familiar with the subtleties of politics, and
little scrupulous in their use. But power and
patronage never yet have prevailed over the
honest sentiments of the people of Pennsyl
vania, aijd warning our friends of dangers,
and of the necessity of exertion, we look for
ward to the result with sure confidence,
A. G. CUKTIX, Chairman.
Joiix II. Dieiil, Secretary.
Signs of Good Breeding.
Let your universal motto be "pitch into it."
Never wait for your fellow boarders, but
"pitch into" the dinner, for remember "the
early bird catches the gritb."
Keep on pitching into the dinner, as if you
had just arrived from a half-wrecked ship, and
been on half allowance of "pint" and water
for several weeks.
Surround yourself with all your favorite
dishes so that in case of emergency you can
easily pitch into them.
Maintain the duty of every one taking care
of number one and practice what you preach.
Show your independence by wiping your
mouth Mith the table cloth ; and your appre
ciation of comfort by pitching your feet into
your opposite neighbor's lap.
If any one urges a slight objection to your
little ways, always pitch into him by saying
that this is a free country.
Lastl-, pitch into every thing and don't
object if some time or other some one should
pitch into yon.
" What did you come here after ?" inquired
Miss Susan Nipper of a bachelor friend who
made her a call when the rest of the people
were gone out.
" I came to borrow some matches," he
meekly replied.
" Matches ! that's a likely story. Why
don't you make a match ? I know what you
came for," exclaimed the delighted Miss, as
she crowded the old bachelor into a corner,
" you came to kiss and hug me almost to death,
but you fchan't without you are the strongest,
and everybody knows you are."
D"Snoobledyke lives in the country, and
recently commenced going to singing school,
lie heard the teacher say something about
"two beats in a measure," when ho eagerly
remarked, " if he means a half peck measure,
the beets must be a darned sight bigger than
the ones we raise, for it takes half-a-dozen of
them te make a measure!"
" Granma, what'll be the last card-play
ing 1"
I'm sure I don't know, what dear !"
" Why when the angel Gabriel plays the
last trump.''
Knowledge Hard to Overcome.
A sophist, wishing to puzzle Thales, the
Milesian, one of the wise men of Greece, pro
posed to him in rapid succession these diffi
cult questions. The philosopher replied to
them all without the laet hesitation, and with
how much propriety and decision our readers
can judge for themselves:
What is the oldest of all things ?
GeSl: because he always existed.
What is the most beautiful ?
The world : bemuse it is the work of God.
What is the greatest of all things ?
Space: because it contains all that is created.
What is the quickest of all things ?
Thought: because in a moment it can fiy to
the end of the universe.
What is the strongest
Necessity: because it makes men face all
the dangers of life.
What is the most difficult ?
To know thyself.
What is the most constant of all things ?
Hope: because it still remains with man
after lie has lost everything else.
I See that One and go Five Better.
D , being in the west, and short of
cash, could not tell where to get the necessa
ry Wilmot proviso for internal improvements,
but, finding a widow who had shot one hus
band, and wounded several others, he conclu
ded to marry her, so as to get a boarding
Shortly after the yellow garlands of Hymen
were faded, D came in one night slight
ly wjwggy, as the Choctaw poets express it, and
found his new spouse awaiting his arrival.
She pitched into D. like a thousand of brick,
and spread herself like a fan-tail pigeon, draw
ing a single barrel pistol upon D., who, in
stead of travelling, pulled out a revolver, and
remarked as gently as the sigh of an Eolian
Mrs. D., I see that one, (hie) and go five
CT'-OIrs. Jones," said a gentleman one day
last summer, when railroad accidents were so
numerous, to a lady whose husband was a
breaksman, '-Mrs Jones, do you not feel wor
ried about Mr. Joues while he is on the cars in
view of the many accidents that are now daily.
"No, not at all," replied the contented hidy,
"for if he is killed, I know I shall be paid for
it, because Mr. Williams got forty dollars for
his cow that was run over by the cars a few
days since."
Pcxcn ox Boxxets. The last number of
Punch contains a pictorial guess at the dis
tance at which ladies' bonnets will be worn
from their heads at the next remove. The
tendencv has been f urther and still further
rearward, and the next change, Pnnch thinks,
will carry them off the head entirely : so he
represents tho next fiuhion by two young la
dies in full dress and bare headed, sailing
along the street, with a footman walking some
ten feet behind, currying the bonnets on a wai
ter !
KT'-'Dey dose say, that way down in Geor
gia, they Makes nigga work 23 hours ebbry
day. Now look'e hea, Use been told that a
d;iy has'nt got no more nor 24 hours, and I
wants you, Mr. Johnsing, to splanify to dis
chile, how dey make 'em work 2-3 hours."
"Golly mighty, what ignorammusses nigga
you is, Scipio; why way down there, they make
poor nigga get up one hour afurc day doesn't
that make up :" Scipio was convinccu.
B7" Don't trifle with the affections of young
ladies. They are institutions that never were
established for any such purpose. If you don't
contemplate marriage certificates and the par
son, French bedsteads, a five hundred dollar
hoifSe rent, and a prospective home for the
old folks, just take your hat and leave. You've
no more right to go on trifling with confiding
calico, than a hollyhock has to pass itself off
for a rose.
CP" An absent minded editor having court
ed a girl andapplied to her father, the old man
" Well, you want my daughter what sort
of a settlement will you make? What will
you give her."
" Give her," replied the other, looking up
vacantly, " O, I'll give her a puff."
" Take her," replied the father.
"Hello steward J"
" What reassa."
" Bring me the way-bill."
What for massa ?"
"I want to sec if- these bed bugs put down
their names first for this birtL, if not I want
'em turned out."
C7 " Father what does a printer live on
Why, child!"
" Because you said you hadn't paid him for
three years, and still yon take the paper.''
" Polly, spank that child."
A sew Idea. "Yer drunk again, hey?"
"No, my love (hiccup) not drunk, but slip
pery (hiccup.) The fact is, my dear, some
body has been rubbing the bottom of my boots
(hiccup) till they are as smooth as a pane of
A western editor says "not much edi
torial this week can't help it another boun
cing big boy in this shanty only happens once
a year, as we are trying to quit V
KSo! There is a young lady up town who
says that if a cart-wheel has nine fellows, it'a
a pity that a woman like her can't have one.
Sensible girl that. '
DC?"A country girl writing to her friends,
says of a polka, that the danciug does not a
mount to much, but the hugging is heavenly.
GOING IT ALONE. The undersigned hav
ing Alien to himself the store formerly owu-
ed bvPatcTiin A Swan. takes pleasure in inlomung
his frrfnds and the public
generally, that he has
just received from the city a splendid assortment
of Dry Goods. Hardware, Quecnsware, Hats and
Cas, Boot and Shoes, and every thing else usual
ly kft in a country store. Persons wishing to buy
cheap and good Goods should not forget that ho
isrttcriniued not to be undersold by any store in
in The county. His motto is '-a nimble penny rath
er than a slow sixpence.
Glen Hope, July 5, 1854.
X The subscriber would inform the public that
he has just completed a large new building, on the
South end of Second Street, Clearfield, Pa., which
he has furnished and fitted up in the most comforta
ble manner for the accommodation of travellers and
permanent boarders.
H iQbarges will be moderate, and his house con
duetcdin a decent, sober and orderly manner,
where all quiet and peace loving people, who may
visit Clearfield can find a temporary "home."
July 15, 1854.
ERS. Pcnnsville, Grampian Hills. Clearfield
Co.. Ta., keep constantly on hand an excellent as
sortment of leather, which they offer for sale at the
lwcst cash prices. Cash paid for hides.
July 15, 1854.
DAVID S. PLOTNER would inform the
travelling public, that he has opened a Tem
perance Hotel, in New Washington, Clearfield Co.,
Penna. Xo pains will be spared to make all com
fortable, who make his house their temporary home.
Got-d stabling, and every other convenienc for
keeping horses. July 1, 1854.
1 ROW, would inform the public, that they
will havo fresh beef, for sale, every Tuesday
and Saturday morning at 5 o'clock at the Market
House, CIeaifield,Ta. July 15, 1854.
The partnership heretofore existing between
S. C. Patchin A Joun Sw ax, under the style and
firm of Patchin A Swau, was this day dissolved by
mutual consent, and tho books are left for collec
tion in the hands of S. C. Patchin. Thoso persons
knowing themselves indebted to the firm will call
immediately and settle up. or they will havo the
pleasure of paying costs.
Glen Hope, July 5, 1S54.
CiTIERIFF'S SALE, Ey virtue of sundry
3 writs of Fiera Facias issued out of the Court of
Common Pleas of Clearfield county, and to me di
rected, will be exposed to Public Sale, at the Court
House in Clearfield Borough, on Saturday the 22d
day of July 1854, at 2 o'clock P. il., the following
described Real Estate, to wit:
Lot No. 15 in the borough of Curwensville with
a dwelling house, store house, stable and other out
houses erected thereon, bounded by lot late the es
tate of John Scot on the West, Stephen Graff on
the East and the Eric Turnpike on the North. Al
so 75 acres, more or less, of Timber Land, in Burn
side township, Clearfield county, bounded by lands
of Jonathan Snyder, Kitchen and others. Seized
and taken in execution-and to be sold as the prop
erty of Isaac Smith. WILLIAM POWELL.
July 5, 1851. Sheriff.
DANIEL BENNER, Cabinet maker. Shop
same as formerly occupied by David Saekets,
Clearfield. Pa., keeps constantly on hand at his
Furniture Ware-rooms, and manufactures to order
at City prices,aHkinds of Cabinet ware.Dining and
Pier tables. Dressing cases, Cupboards. Bedsteads.
Wash Stands, Spring bottomed Chairs, Sofas, Safes,
Bureaus, Marble Topped Eseritors. Ac. te. .
Coffins made, and funerals attended on sue short
est notice.
June 27, 1854. ly.
Sov have jst returned from the city with an
entire new stock of Goods, which they offer for saic
on the very lowest terms, at the old stand lately
occupied by A. M. Hills. West end of the Mansion
House, Clearfield. Pa. Their stock of goods has
been selected with great care, and a better or
cheaper assortment was never brought into Clear
field county.
They defy nil competition, and invite the pub
lic to call and examine their goods. Every arti
cle is entirely new, and as cheap, if not cheaper
than can be purchased elsewhere.
June 27. 1354.
BANK NOTICE. We the subscribers intend
to make application to the next Legislature
of the Com mou wealth of Pennsylvania for an Act
of Assembly to incorporate a Banking Company,
with Banking and discounting privileges, to be
called the '-Clearfield B;ink': and located at the
Borough of Clearfield, with a capital of One hun
dred thousand dollars.
A. K. Wkiuut, James T. Leoxaud,
Richard Shaw, James B. Gkauam,
Jonathan Bovnton. Elms Ik wis.
J. F. Weavkk, .1. W. Smith,
J. B. McE.nallv.
June 27, 1354. fun.
JLi it a good maxim that people should purchase
goods wherever they please. But they should not
buy too hastily, before they ascertain where they
can be best suited. I would most respectfully in
vite all (Ladies in particular) to callatR.Gi.r.NAN's
Store and examine his splendid assortment of goods
that cannot be excelled in this section- of country'
for chbai'SESS, durability or style. They consist
of Gentlemen's Boots of all descriptions and pri
ces. Ladies and Gentlcmeus gaiters of the latest
style. Boys and Girls boots, shoes and gaiters.
Children of all ages can be accommodated.
June 27, 1854.
has removed his office to the room adjoining in
tho East, tho Drug Store of Dr. H. Lorain, and will
devote his whole attention to the practice of his
profession. He may be consulted in French and
German. June 13, "54.-ly.
BEREGE DELAINES. A superior article of
Berego Delaines in dress patterns, at 25 cents
per yard, never sold in this county before for less
than 50 cents, at MOSSOP A POTTARFF'S.
June 13, '54
? office nearly opposite tho Court House,
Clearfield Pa., will attend faithfully to all business
entrusted to his care. , . .
June 17, 1854. ly.
JR. LARIMER Attorney and Counsellor at
Law. OlBco with John L. Cuttle. Eso.. next
door to Dr. H. Lorrein's Drug Store, Clearfield,
fa. :t , . May 26, '54-ly
V Worm Syrup and Liver Pills, for sale bv
June 13, '54. MOSSOP fc POTTARFF.
"I it Sacks Salt, just received at the Cheap
June 14, '14.
BROOK. TYSON & REIIN Wholesale Dry
Good's Store, No. 146, Market Street. Philadcl
phio. " June 15, 1354-ly.
CLARK & HESSER, No. 18 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, extensive dealers in Books and
Stationary. June 15, lS54-ly.
DRY BEEF, of the best quality just received
and for sale at Wm. F. Ikwis's Cheap Store.
Juno 14, '54.
CJTONE WARE, of every variety, cheap for cash
3 at the Store of W. F. IRWIN.
Juao 14, 'ol.
1 fU Barrels Fish, for sale at the Cheap Store
1 UU of. W. F. IRWIN.
June 14, '54.
rilAlt. The undersigned has just received and
, JL will keep for sale, at his shop on third street,
a superior article of tar. GEORGE ORR.
Clearfield. July 5. 1854.
i 1 inform the public that they have just opened
a new and splendid assortment of Goods of every
variety, at the old stand of H. D. Patton at Cur
wensville. At their store may be found, almost
everything adapted to the wants and necessities of
the people of thi region. Dress-goods, Lawns,
Laces. Gloves. Cloths, "Cassimercs. Clothing. Hats.
Caps. Boots. Shoes, Ac., 4c, of the best quality and
at the lowest prices.
Also a splendid assortment of Hardware, Qnccns
wure and Groceries.
They invito all persons to give tbain a call, ful
ly assured they will be able to render entire satis
faction. H. D. PATTON.
Curwensville, June 15, I854-!y.
MANSION HOUSE. The subscriber having ta
ken this old established stand, and entirely
refitted and refurnished it in such a manner as to
vie with any house in the county, respectfully so
licits a liberal share of public patronage. Every
attention will be shown to persons stopping at the
Mansion House, and no pains will bo spared to
iuako them '-feel at home."
The bar is well furnished with the best liquors
and scgars, and the table will at all times be sup
plied with the best in the market. :
He would respectfully invite the public to give
him a call. JOHN LIVINGSTON.
Clearfield, June 15, 1354. '
X Red Banner floats in triumph on the "OW Cor
nrr Store,'' where A. M. Hills has just opened tho
cheapest and most splendid assortment of Goods,
ever displayed before this community, and exactly
adapted to their many imd various necessities.
Every variety of Hats, Caps, Bonnets. Boots.
Shoes. Cloths. Cassimeres, and all other kinds of
dry-goods, that are unapproachablo by any other
similar articles, cither iu beauty of style, quality,
or price.
Also an excellent assortment of Groceries, Hard
ware, Stono aud Queens.vare, with fancy articles
ad infinitum.
Ha defies competition, and invites all persons to
give him a call at the UU Corner,'''- which has tru
fy become the 'Bazarr' of Clearfield.
Everv attention will be shown to customers and
visitors", and no pains will be spared'to send all
smiling away, loaded with his beautiful and valua
ble goods, never surpassed in Clearfield.
6 ' A. M. HILLS.
Clearfield, June 15, 1854-ly.
11 subscriber has just received a large and well
selected stock of GOODS of almost every descrip
tion suitable to the season, which he is selling off
at extremely low prices. He respectfully invites
tho attention of all who wish to buy good Gools at
the lowest prices, to call at the sign of the "Cheap
est Goods.
Country produce of almost every discription ta
ken at market prices in exchange for goods.
Persons wishing to purchase, and receive a fair
equivalent for thoir money, will do well to give
hun a call.
Remember the sign of the CHEAPEST GOODS,
on Market street, and call and be convinced that
there is truth in the words thereon inscribed.
June 13. 1754. WM. F. IRWIN.
HEMPHILL'S HOTEL. .The subscriber would
inform his' friends and the public generally,
that he still remainB at the old stand, where he is
at til times ready and willing to "entertain Etrau
gers and travellers." His bar stocked with the
best liquors, and his table will always be supplied
with the luxuries of the market.
Thankful for past favors, he solicits a further
share of public patronage.
Clearfield, June 15, 1854-ly.
5 R. WELCH; Silversmith
to &fe
A and Jeweler, next door to
the Post Office. Clearfield. Pa
Watches cleaned and repairei
and good watches warranted for the space of one
year. Jewelry. Accordeans and other mc.-ical in
struments repaired on the shortest notice, and most
reasonable terms. j.June 15. , 1851. ly. J
would Ditorm his friends anil tho public
generally, that he keeps for hire horses
buggies, cariiagcs.ic, on the most reasonable
terms, at his Livery Stable in Curwensville.
Inquire at the Stage Office Flemming's Hotel.
June 15th. 1854.
7f A. FRANK, Fashionable Tailor,
laolc lailor, - 9i
the Mansion j4l
Ti is services Tl
le in the la- "
UA "Shaw s Row, below the
House, will be happy to render
to all those wishing clothes mac
test style, and most durable manner.
Clearfield. June 15.
LR. CARTER Dealer in stoves, bar-iron.
nails, and eastings of all kinds. Also plows,
and other agricultural utensils. On Seeond Street,
under the Republican Office. Sune 15, '54-ly.
IT A RRIS, II AT.E & CO Wholes lk Driooists.
i No. 2V., Market Street, North side between
sixth ami soventh. Philadelphia. Drugs. Medi
cines. Chemicals, Patent Medicines. Surgical In
struments. Druggist's Glassware, Window Glass.
Paints, Oils. Dvos. Peifuinerv. kc. .to.
June 15. 1751-ly, ,
CITARLES AVINO ATE, Dealer in Bonnets.
Shoes, Boots, and Palm Leaf Hats, No. 18,
North Fourth Street, Philadelphia, Second Stora
below Commerce Street. June 15, lS54-ly.
cers. Tea Dealers, and Commission Merchants
No. 27o. Market Street. Philadelphia.
June 15, 1854-ly.
v f turers and Importers of Saddlery, and Sad
dlery Hardware, No. 28 Market Street, Ehiladel
phia. Saddles. Bridles. Harness, Trunks, Whips.
Saddle Bags, Bridle Filling, Bits, Stirrups, Buckles,
Carpet Bags, ect. June 15, '54-ly.
FOR SALE Three Lots'of Ground, No. 24,
25. and 25, in the Mossop plan, in the borough
of Clearfield, all enclosed. For terms, apply to
Curwctsvillc, June 27, 1S54. .
HOOD & CO Extensive Dry-goods Doilcrs, No
187, Market St., Philadelphia, keep constant
ly on hand a large, splendid, and cheap stock of
the most fashionable and elegant goods. They in
vito country Merchants to call and examine their
splendid assortment, before purchasing elsewhere.
June 15. 1854 iy. - ;"
ALEB COPE A CO, No. 1S3, Market St., Thila
delphia. Dealers in Linens, White Goods, Ho
siery. French. English and German Silk Goods, La
ces, Gloves, Bolting Cloths, Jtc. June 15, 5ily-
4 T. LANE & CO. Wholeside Clothing Store,
No. 171. Market Street. Every variety of
ready made Clothing, in the most fashionable styles,
constantly on hand. , Juno 15, '541y.
ISAAC .31. ASI1TON. Hat 'Store. No. 172
Market St., Philadelphia. . Hats, Caps, Furs,
Ac, of every variety, and the best quality always
on hand. ' June 15, 1854-ly.
ONEAD & WALTON. Hardware Store, No.
2h5 Market Street, Philadelphia. Hardware,
Iron, Nails. Ac, of every description.
Juno 15, 1854-ly. -
GEORGE J, WEAVER A CO., No. 19 North Wa
ter Street. Philadelphia, Dealers in Carpet
chain, Yarn. Manilla and Ilcmp Ropes, Bed-cords,
Clothes-lines, Ac, Ac Jane 15, 1854-ly.
fpiIOMAS II. FCLTON A CO. Merchants, and
-L extensive dealers and manufacturers in lum
ber, BaldhiUs Post Office. May 26, '54-ly.
BUCHER SWOOPE Attorney at Law. For-
merly of the firm of Scott A Swoope. Hun
tingdon, Pa. Office next door to. and over Esquire
Wrigley's, Clearfield, Pa. May 28, '54-ly.
Barrels New Orleans Sugar, at Sixpence per
V pound, for sale at the Cheap Store of
IJURVIANCE'S Stock is tow complete,
From little cases, rery neat. .
Up to tlioe of large dimensions,
Suitable for high pretentions.
Come on, Ladies! come on. Genta!
Come on, every man of sense !
And get impressions of your faces.
To show your friends your many graces.
The dress is better to be dark;
But brow n or red is juxt the mark.
For these the contrast plainly shows
Jctwccn the person ami the Clothes.
Tts well enough the Sun should shine,
As this will serve to shorten time.
But if it dou't, and clouds be rife,
He'll take your picture to the life.
Those little" .Sim, y'elcpt bahes,
Shonld never come 'midst clouds and LaJ,
But w hen the monarch of the skies,
His shining robes puts on, arise
And bring your little one to me
And brightest pictures you shall see.
Another theme the muse suggests,
To put all gloomy doubts to rest.
Such honet men as scruples feel.
Lest wic-ked craft fresh from the deel
. Should be invoked in place of art,
And made to act a wily part.
Arc told with conscience clear of evil
We Juice mo dealings with the IEV1L.
Gallery. 2nd St., 2nd door north
of Powell A Co' Store
June 13, 1854. tf.
Great Excitement. Startling Announcement,
FT! HAT the largest, cheapest, and best assortment
A of Goods ever brought into Clearfield countv
have just arrived, and are offered for sale, at tL
New Store of the subscribers, near the Journal
Office. Clearfield, Pa. Never before has a morn
brilliant, and at the same time a cheaper lot of
Goods been offered to this community. Theyhive
all been selected with a view to the wants and d
eessitics of the people of this particular locality
after long experience, and intimate aequaintanca
with their business connections.
Dry Goods of every variety, DressGoods. Cloths,
Cassimeres. and Clothing: Boots and Shoes, lU-uj
and Caps. Bonnets and Irhawls, together with a
large and splendid assortment of Queensware
Hardware and Groceries.
Defying all competition, they solicit their friends
and the public to give them a call and examiua
their stock. MOSSOP A PuTTAKFF.
June 12, 1S54 ly.
RETAIL. Isaac Johnston would respectfully in
form Lis friends and the public generally that lis
has just returned from the East, where he haspur
ehased the most splendid assort nieut of Roots t
Shoes ever brought to Clearfield. Every varietr
of Ladies slippers, gaiters, pumps. Ac Ae. Mon'a
fancy shoes, and gaiters, with an excellent assort
ment of heavy stock, all adapted to the wants of
the people of Clearfield.
He hopes his friends will give him a call at hit
store in '-Shaw's Row' and examine his stock.
June 13. Irw4.
il opened a new and splendid assortment of
goods, at their Store in Grahaniton, consisting of
Ladies Dress Goods, Cloths, Cassimeres, Hardware,
Quecnsware, Groceries. Boots. Shots. Oils, Paints,
and every other article usually kept in a country
More, where they offer for salo as cheap, if not
cheaper than any other Store in the County. All
kinds of produce and lumber taken in exenangv
for Goods.
All of Dr. Javne's family medicines for sale.
Grahaiuton, June 14, '54.
i. l Sign and Ornamental Painters. Glxzien,
Chair makers, and Paper Hangers, offer their ser
vices to the citizens of Clearfield and vicinity.
Shop next door to tho Jew's Store.
They keep constantly on hand, and make to or
der every variety of Chairs, Lounges. Sofas. Ac, Ac.
Chairs, and Sofas made equal in beauty to any that
can be obtained from the City, and more durable
in workmanship and material.
June 14, '54. ly. ROBERT ROWE.
rrtllE GOOD INTENT HOTEL, and Stage Office,
JL Curwensville, l'a. The Subscriber would in
form his friends and the public that he has just re
fitted nnd re-furnished his house and is prepared
to render every attention to the travelling commu
nity. His bar contains liquors of the first quality, and
his table will always be supplied with the best in
He respectfully solicit? his friends and others to
give him a call." WM. R. FLEMMING.
June 14. "51.
A. M. HfLLS, D. D. S. Office
mg Ins J tore, llcarnvld, fa
eial Teeth, from one to a full set. moun
ted in the most approved inodorn style
Filling, Filing, and Cleaning done with cate
and neatness.
Teeth extracted with all tho care and dispatch
modern science can furnish.
DR. HILLS, can always be found at his office,
as he is now devoting his whole attention to hii
profession. June 14, '54.
JLi Sixth St. Philadelphia. The subscriber has
recently enlarged and fitted up his house, and is
now enabled to compete successfully, with any es
tablishment in the City. His rooms arc comfort
able and well ventilated, and his table furnished
with the best in the market. He respectfully soli
cits the large circle of his Clearfield friends jo giv
him a call w hen thtv visit the city.
June 1.3, 1854. ly.
JOHN E. MORROW. Cabinet Maker, Shop oppo
site M. E. Church, Clearfield. Pa. keeps con
stantly on hand and makes to order, all ksnds of
Furniture, such as Tea Tables, Card Tables, Cen
tre Tables. Sofas, Spring Seated Chairs, ltedsteds,
Bureaus. Wash Stands, Cupboards, Safes, Ac Ac.
Coffins made on the shortest notice, and Funer
als attended. JOHN R. MORROW.
June 13, 1354. ly.
- f( Bags of Coffee, just received and for sal
1UU at the New Store of A. M. HILLS.
June 14. '54.
rTTnnn ' pififlTKl'X INCH SHINGLES
OUAHJl of best quality, for sale at the Sign
of tho Red rlag
June 27. 1S54.
Price SU.50 per thousand.
and Land Agent. No. 3. Goldsmith Hall,
Philadelphia, will faithfully attend to all bumeM
entrusted to his care, . , -
June 27; 1854. .
Eg DUNDY Attorncy-at-Law. Clearfield. Pa.
will attend faithfully to all professional bu
siness entrusted to his care. June 13, 'o4.-ly.
w B McENALLY Attorney at Law. Office
I we'riy opposite Judge Wright's Store. Clear
field, PaVPr;K-tiec C!i6cM ul wUlal.
CHEAP CLOTHING. A large lot of Cheap Clo
thing. Men's aud Boys, for sale cheap, by
June l5, '51. MUSSOP A POTTARFF. :
LACK BERRY BRANDY. A certain cure for
the Dysentary, for sale by '- '-'' ;
June 13. :54. MOSSOP A POTTARFF.
Clearfield, Pa., Office iu '-Shaw's Row."
' June, 15, 1354.
9 PEACE, Curweusvillc, Pa. Office opposite thd
flico opposite th
June, 15. 1854.
-Good Intent Hotel.'
JACKSON CRANS Attorney at Law. Of:
J. fice adjoining residence. Clearfield, Pa.
J - 6 May 26, '54-ly.
TAME B GE VRAM Merchant and extensive
dealers in lumber. Grahampton. P. O ;" Clear
field county. Pa.
May 23, '54-ly.
TO SHOEMAKERS A fine lot of Spanish Kipa.
Men and Women's Morocco pink trimming.
. i t .1.... 4V.r cftla rhfillTV V '
June 13: "51