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    Educational Department.
Monthly Decisions, 'E xpl an ations and
Instructions by the State Superin
1. Directors: not to be contractors : It is a
violation of the school law and sound policy,
for a Board of.:Directors to enter into a con
tract with one of their own number' for the
erection •of school houses. Such contracts
are wrong, upon principle, and the Superin
tendent cannot hold them as otherwise than
illegal and void.
2. Directors not to be teachers : No person
can serve as Directors and Teacher at the
same time. One office or the other must be
3. Houses built by adjoining- districts :
Under the 23d section, division IX of the
School law, it is the duty of the directors of
adjoining districts to provide school houses,
as well as tuition, for pupils who cannot be
otherwise properly provided for in their own
district. But if it becomes necessary to erect
houses at the joint expense and to be jointly
owned by such adjoining districts, great
care should be taken to have the title proper
ly secured, so as to prevent future trouble and
4. A person paying tax in two districts
can only send his children to the schools of that
in wh ich he resides; A person residing in one
district, and paying school tax on property
in another, does not thereby 'acquire the
right to send his children to the schools of
any district, except that in which he resides.
5. Power of teachers over pupils out of
school: The authority of teachers over pupils
out of the school house, is a question over
which the Department has, under the law,
only advisory, and not absolute, power: and
deference to former decisions on the subject,
has delayed instructions thus far on thispoint.
But numerous and increasing complaints
from single schools and entire districts, of
bad conduct and acts of insubordination, at
the school house and under the eye of the di
rectors and teacher, have been received.—
These cases, so demoralizing in their charac
ter and subversive of the discipline of the
schools, yet neglected by parents, and not
properly cognizable by the Courts, require
the statement, here, that in the opinion of
the present Superintendent, the jurisdiction
and authority of the Teacher over pupils is
neither limited by the school house walls, nor
to the time the school is actually in session ;
but that, as a general rule, in all matters le
gitimately connected with the schools and
the manners and morals of the scholars, the
teacher's jurisdiction commences at the mo
ment when pupils leave the parental roof and
control to go to school, and continues until
their return from school. -
6. County Commissioners to furnish infor
mation as to taxable property : When Direc
tors are at a losss to know what are proper
subjects of taxation for school purposes, they
should, under the 29th section of the school
Law, call on the County Commissioners for
the desired information.
7. Maximum of Assessment : The highest
assessment that can be made upon taxable
property for school purposes ; is thn teen mills
on the dollar.
8. Amount of tax on, persons, trades and
occupations : If the assessed value oT person's
trade or occupation be less than $2OO, it is
not taxable at all for school purposes. If it.
be valued at from $2OO to $250, the tax
should be 50 cents. If it be valued at more
than $250, the tax should be 50 cents, and
then in addition to the 50 cents, one per cent,
on every dollar of the valuation above $250;
and this is the highest I'mit which the law
authorizes in this particular.
9. Farmers arc exempted front an "occupa
tion," tax, by the 32 section of the Act of
29th April, 1844, (pamphlet laws, 1844, page
497,) and the Superintendent has no control
over the subject.
10. What single freemen are taxable : It
will he seen by the 111. Act of 15th April,
1834, (pamphlet laws 1834, page 512,) that
the poll tax on "single freemen" is only ap
plicable to such single freemen, above the
age of 21 years. es "shall not follow any oc
cupation or calling," and not to unmarried
men generally.
From the Phila. Daily News.
The Anti-License Law.
The singular and ridiculous character of
the Act recently passed by the Legislature,
for the purpose of restraining the sale of spir
itous liquors, is attracting marked attention
throughout the State, and vve notice in a
Reading cotemporary ; the following opinion
in reference to the Constitutionality of the
law from the Hon. Jacob Hoffman, of that
city. The inconsistencies of the law are
well developed by the letter of Mr. H.:
Legal Opinion on its Constitutionality
READING April, 19th. 1455.
GENTLEMEN :—ln reply to your inquiry of
yesterday, as to the constitutionality of the
late act of assembly, entitled "an act to re
strain the sale of intoxicating liquors," and
what remedy, if any, the people have against
its epforcement, I can only say that I do not
think its provisions are in conflict with the
Constitution of the United States, or that of
It respects and protects all persons having
paid for and received a license during the
time for which it is to continue. And if even
the act had gone into effect immediately af
ter its passage, and had annulled all existing
license, it could not have been declared void
under any constitutional provision, as the
power to repeal and annul grants of that na
ture by general laws, is inherent and must of
necessity exist in the Legislature. It comes
under the head of sovereign power and police
But, its absence of a direct. arid positive
conflict with the letter of the constitution,
does not therefore, render it less odious, harsh
and unjust in its operation, and effect upon
that portion of our citizens who are the
owners and keepers of Hotels and Taverns,
and who, upon the faith of laws in existence
ever since the first settlement of the Prov
ince of Pennsylvania, have invested proba
bly over twenty millions of dollars. Invest
ments, which, by the passage of this law, are
in a great measure, rendered valueless, with
out even attempting tosuppress or prohibit the
sale of and traffic in intoxicating liquors.—
This law prohibits, on the one hand, one
class from selling, while, on the other, it in
vites and protects another portion of The
community to do the same thing on a larger
So long as the States sells for money the
privilege of making and selling intoxicating
liquors as a beverage, there can be no good
reason for denying the privilege to proprie
tors of well-regulated hotels and taverns, es
pecially when such legislation involves the
destruction of their property, without pro
tecting or improving the morals of the com
munity, or increasing the revenues of the
This act, (unlike the Main law, which pro
hibits the making, selling, or drinking of in
toxicating liquors,) neither involves nor pro
mulgates a principle, because it allows the,
same evil to be practised by one set of
which it professes to suppress in another'por
tion of the community. Hence, there is no
justification in the sacrifice and eestruction of
so large an amount of individual property as
is contemplated by the enactment of this law.
No portion of the community petitioned or
asked for the passage of this or any similar
Judging by the result of the last election,
the - people of Pennsylvania are very nearly
equally divided upon the suject of the sale of
intoxicating liquors. One portion is for and
the other against prohibition. This law is
in accordance with the views and feelings of
neither party. And, yet ; strange and incon
sistent as it may appear, it actually prohibits
the save of intoxicating liquors by one section,
and by another legalizes it. lts provisions
are thus at once rendered anamalous as well
as absurd. It is neither. "flesh. nor fish."
It is difficult to determine whether its gen
eral scope or its details are the most objec
tionable. It prohibits Tavern keepers from
selling or suffering liquor to be drank in their
houses, and confers upon the Courts the pow
er to grant or withhold. license from the li
quor dealers. Thus, enabling the Conrts to
create a monopoly for the benefit of favorites,
and those perhaps, the most unworthy among
the great number of applicants. Its tenden
cy is to encourage rather than to diminish
intemperance, by closing the spigot and
opening the bung. It denies the weary and
' exhausted traveller, who is compelled to stop
at public houses, the right of buying it from
the landlord, or of drinking it upon the prem
ises, while it affords every facility to the resi
dent population to obtain and drink it at
pleasure. It tends to increase the rate of
charges against those who are compelled to
stop at Hotels, by depriving the keepers of
the profits arising from the sale—while, at
the same time, it transfers it to the liquor
dealers, who neither entertain nor contribute
to the comfort of the travelling and business
community. Its title, which should indicate
and explain the context of the act, is a cheat
and deception upon the public. It purports
to be "an act to restrain the sale of intoxica
ting liquors." This, is true, as far as it goes,
but it does not imbrace the whale of the act.
To give the whole contents of the act by its
title it should read thus—"an act to restrain
the sale of intoxicating liquors, by less mea
sure than a quart,"and to encourage and pro
mote intemperance by wholesale."
For these and other .easons, this act should
not have been passed by the Legislature, es
pecially after the decision of the poeple
against it at the last election; and should
therefore, be repealed by the next legislature.
And that, in my opinion, is the proper and
only remedy left for the people against its
force and operation.
Very respectfully, your obedient servent,
J• HovineAN.
To William Deßorbon, Conrad Beidler, Dan
iel Housum and others..
War With Spain
The repeated insults that our citizens re
ceive daily from the minions of the Spanish
Government, and the searching and firing
into of our mercantile marine, by Spanish
misers, has caused a sensation of hatred to
beat in the breasts of the American public,
against that nation, that a war to chastise
their insolence, outrageous and un-christian
like proceedings, would not meet with much
opposition. We are oppused to war, and de
plore it as a great curse antf evil—but we
have an honor to maintain; and it must be
maintained at all hazards. The Washington
Union of last Saturday has a long article on
the state of our affairs with Spain• It states
that the President regards the recent bring
ing to and examination of American vessels
as violations of international law; indigni
ties to our flag, and aggressions upon our
right which will not be tolerated.
Commodore McCauley is not to argue with
the Spanish cruisers as to the right of search
or visitation, but say to them: "You can
claim no righ of search, visitation, or eflam
ination, of any vessel rightfully bearing
our flag upon the bight seas, under any
guise or pretext, in my presence or with
in my reach. If you attempt it, the act will
be done at your peril." The Union further
says, the Spanish Government have the issue
of peace or war in their own hands. If they
persist in their aggressions war is inevita
ble.—Phila. Saturday Mail.
From the Dover (Delaware) State• Reporter.
Our Difficulties With Spain---Who Con
stitute the American Party now.
In common with the democratic press of
the United_States, we have frequently por
trayed the blessings of peace, and recommen
ded a pacific adjudication of 'lnternational
questions when the honor of our country
could be thus preserved. A crisis, however,
in our relations with Spain, has at last beer.
reached; and the government of the United
States is now imperatively called upon to
put a stop to insults and injuries her coasting
trade has lately bean subjected to by the im
pudence and arrogance of Spanish officers
upon the coast of Cuba, if not avenge the ag
gressions they have already made. The
history of no nation, either of ancient or
modern times., slows as many acts of for
bearance towards a nominally friendly pow
er as does the course of the present national
administration towards Spain. The Presi
dent has labored, but labored in vain, to in
duce her "ancient friend" to change her line
of policy. The most conciliatory diploma
tic notes have either passed unheeded by
the ministers of the court at Madrid, or been
responded to by promises which were scarce
ly received before they were disregarded ,or
broken. The Black Warrior case, fresh in
the memory of our readers, was one which
would have justified retaliatory measures on
the part of the United States; but another
and pacific course was adopted by the Presi
dent, for the express purpose, as we believe,
of bolding it as a kind of pledge for the fu
ture, and maintaining friendly relations
with all the maritime powers of the world.
In this respect he was mistaken. But a few
months roll around before the large steamer
El Dorado, while off Cape •St. Antonio, and
two hundred miles from Havana, is fired at
by a Spanist man-of-war, and one ball passed
within a few feet of the top of her wheel
house. Again, and but last week, we re
ceive intelligence of the American brig P:
R. Hickman being "brought to," while on
her regular course,. by the Spaniards firing
shot around her. ,Such proceedings are un
warranted, and oonnot be justified byby any
nation which will continue to command re
spect. The causes of our late war with Great
Britain were nothing in comparison with
them. In 1812 England wanted sailors, and
claimed a right on her own citizens. For
this, and other reasons, our commerce was
somewhat interfered with,. and Congress,
after but little delay, openly declared war.—
In 1855 time has become the greatest:consid
eratio►► in commercial affairs ; and the fact
that the Captain General .of Cuba is in con
stant fear of a revolution. on the island,
which may possibly cost him his head, is no
ground to
. justify him for del eying-. our
steamers while on their usual route to the
We are not disposed to take advantage of
the weakness of Spain in order to possess Cu
ba. This beautiful gem of the sea naturally be
longs to the - United States, and must inevita
bly form another star in our noble galaxy of
independent States. But we wish to possess
her honorably, hold her fairly, and
her boldly. This we know to be the policy
of President Pierce. If any other had been
adopted by him, the American flag would-now
be waving over the Moro Castle, and the de
crees of the Real Audiencia (Royal Court)
would be superseded by the verdicts of twelve
honest men.
Cuba would belong to the United States if
our government possesed any of that rapa
city which has induced Great Brittain and
France to add to their territories and com
mand the entrance to most of the seas of the
world. Look at Gibraltar, Malta, &c., and
say_ what is the object of "the allies," in their
defence of Turkey, except it be the division
of the principalities, and the control of the
Bosphorus. It is true, we have enlarged our
territory, hut we have done it honorably, and
to the satisfaction of all the parties involved.
England . and France cannot boast of this;
and Spain should be careful lest, by provoking
the aid of these two powers, she, as Turkey
will, should the Russians unfortunately be
conquered, see her richest possession pass
away. We know there are may politicians
in this country, as well as editors, who
would willingly see foreign powers interfere
to sustain Spanish rule in Cuba, but such
men are only "Americans" by name, not in
The Secretary of State under President-i
Taylor evinced his love for protectorates, and
we have no doubt he is ready again to throw
the weight of his political influence in favor
of a joint protectorate over Cuba.
The course of England and France in 1852,
and subsequently, when the United States
refused to enter into a convention tripartite
for guarantying Spanish dominion aver Cuba,
was very acceprionable, and shall be noticed
by us again when upon this subject. Our
object in this article has been merely to-show
the precise condition our country occupies, I
and the necessity for preparing the navy
for early duty- With the cruelty and inhu
man butchery of Pinto and Estrampes - We
have nothing to do, unless it be proven that j
the latter, by leaving Cuba for a short period
and residing in the United States, lost the
quality of 'a Spanish subject. In this event !
without denying to Spain the power to pun
ish all who violate her laws within her juris
diction, we should insist that under the treaty
of 1795 Estrampes was entitled to a trial
according to the ordinary course of proceed-'
-ing in law, and not be garoted upon the de
cision of a dinm-head court-martial. such
we know to be the views of the democratic
press, and considered the principles of all
TRUE AMERICANS. The opposite course is
taken by the know-nothing papers and
"American" (!) speakers, but that party in
Delaware will soon appear as ridiculous in
its new clothes as did the majority when
-they wore the ludicrous garment of "dodo
The Latest Foreign News,
NEW YORK, May 4•—The steamer Atlan
tic arrived to-day. Her news is highly im
portant. The Vienna Conference is broken
off. Russia rejects the demands of the Allies.
Sebastopol has been bombarded since the 9th.
The result is doubtful.
The Emperor Napoleon, accompanied by
the Empress, has been for a week in Eng
land; and they have been immensely glorifi
The British Loan of £16;000,000 had been
taken by the Rothsehilds.
The faxes are to be increased on incomes,
tea. coffee, sugar, &c.
England assents to Louis Napoleon taking
the command of the Army at the Crimea.
The Vienna Conference has been broken
off, after the 12th session.
There are strong indications that Austria
will refuse to act against Russia.
The bombardment of Sebastopol, of 500
guns, commenced on the 7th and continued
incessantly to the 15th. An assault is not
practicable. It is the intention to storm if
Wheat and flour lower and quiet. Corn
slightly advanced.
All hopes of Austria taking the field
against Russia are at an end for the pres
.From the seat of war we learn that during
the first two days of the bombardment of
the besiegers it was superior to that of the
city, and much damage had been done to the
Russion works. During the night of the 13th
the left attack of the Allies obtained consid
erable advantage over the Russians, - who
were twice dislodged from a strongly fortifi
ed position, which remained in the hands of
the French. The possession of this position
enabled them to fortify the summit of the ra
vine, which is of great importance. Since
the siege began, five of the seven Admirals
of the Russian fleet have died or been killed.
Gortschakoff has published an address to
the garrison, which states that matters look
more encouragbig to the besieged.
Serious trouble had been created at Krojo
va, by the brutal conduct of the Autrian
officers. The people attacked the Austrians
and drove them from the c.ity. The official
statements return 249 killed on both sides.—
The excitement continues, and a deputation
has been sent to the ,Sultan to demand jus
Operations for strengthening the Russian
forts in the Baltic are going forward with
great activity, and 120,000 troops will con
centrate in the Baltic provinces.
LONDON, 23d, past 1 o'clock.—Conrabert
telegraphs to the 17th that the fire contin
ues unabated., chiefly by the artillery, but
the engineers are operating and have estab
lished us much nearer to the place. Anoth
er report says the loss of life on both sides
will be very great. A council of war was
held and it is decided that the fire will be
continued one week longer; then the assault.
(lF all kinds neatly and expeditiously execu.
Utedat the Globe Office.
The Nest Govenor.
The Pittsburg Daily Union publishes a
letter from its Harrisburg correspondent,
which does no move than justice to the high
'minded, but unassuming gentleman, who
represents the faithful "Tenth Legion" in
the next-Congress. He will stand, on the
floor of the douse with a larger majority
than any other democrat elected— Judge
Packer's antecedents will compare with any
democrat in the State. His history illustrates
the gloriOns advantages of our system of gov
ernment, inasmuch as some twenty years
acro he entered Mauch Chunk from Susque
hanna county, with his plane and saw upon
his back, having walked that day over forty
miles without a shilling in his pocket. He
is now one of the most honored democrats in
this State, and has also acquired a wealthy
position by his own industry. If the eastern
portion of the Commonwealth is to have the
next Govenernor, Judge Packer, if he con
sents to be a candidate, will make a very
formidable one.
Among the many visitors of the State cap
ital, at present, I notice the Hon. Asa Pack
er of the thirteenth congressional district,
than whom there is not a truer democrat, or
more thorough gentleman in the Common
wealth. Judge Packer is one of the four
(rood and true democrats who were elected
to the next Congress, against the combined
cohorts of old blue-light federalism, and cut
throat know-nothingism, and his district is
the only one in the State that was not swung
from its moorings by the dark simoan of Hin
clooism. He represents the counties of North
ampton, Carbon, Pike, Monroe and Wayne
—a district that held its awn amidst the tor
nado of last autumn.
I like to refer to the antecedents of such
men as Judge Packer, because they are in
themselves the best illustrations of a pure re
publican government.
But a few years ago Judge Packer was
boating on the Delaware division of the
Pennsylvania canal; but in consequence of
his superior intelligence, and fine business
qualifications 2 he has in a few years made
for himself a competence. As a man he is
universally beloved and esteemed by all who
have the pleasure of his acquaintance.
I know not whether it ever entered into
the head of the Judge himself, that he might
be the future Govenor of Pennsylvania, but,
I can say this—that it is strongly bruited
about here that he is the very man the democ
racy would delight to honor. Ido not know
a more worthy or deserving map in the Corn
monwealth, nor one who would come up to
the standard of Jefferson more fully than
Judge Packer. He is both "honest and ca
pable." if it meets the views of the democ
racy in other quarters, let the watchword be
Packer and - the democracy, against all oppo
sition, and against the entire legion of isms."
The above notice does but simple justice
to a prominent and worthy member of the
democratic party. Other distinguished dem- i
ocrats have also been named in the same
connection. As the misrule of fanaticism
must of necessity be short in an intelligent
Commonwealth, the staid democracy should
canvass in season the merits of deserving
members of the -party in order that a candi
date may be selected, at the- proper-time,
competent to discharge faithfully the highly
responsible duties of governor. Among the
names already suggested we have observed
those of _Hon. J. Glancy Jones, Hon. Win.
Strong, Gen. John M. Bickel, Gen. Wrn.
F. Packer, Gen. Henry D. Foster, Hon. John
L. Dawson, Hon. James Thompson, Gen. J.
K. Moorhead, Col., Samuel W. Black, all
good men, experienced in affairs of state
and justly enjoying the confidence of the
_people. In urging the respective claims of
the many excellent and well tried men of
the party, harmony should prevail to secure
united support after the nomination. In
union ;and with a strong:. candidate, at the
next election, these will not only be strength,
but certain success.—Harrisburg Keystone.
Terrible Tragedy in Beloit, Wis
From a private letter at Beloit, we learn
the following particulars of a dreadful tra
gedy which occurred ir, that place on the
morning of the 23d inst.
The wife of a citizen of that town was
awakened from her sleep on the morning of
the 23d, by a noise which she heard in an
adjoining apartment. In a moment more
she saw a gleam from a dark lantern, held
by a man in that room, and screaming with
affright awoke her husband, who was sleep
ing at her side. As he sprang from the bed
the intruder fired at. him with a pistol, the
ball just missing his head and burying itself
in the pillow. Snatching a double barrelled,
gun from the wall he discharged both barrels
at the intruder. The contents of one barrel
entered the man's head and the other his
body, killing him instantly. Leaving the
body where it fell, the gentleman and his
wife proceeded to the nearest neighbor, told
him what had happened, and induced him to
return with them to his house. But imma
gine the feelings of the neighbor, himself a
man universally esteemed and respected, to
recognize in the mangled body of the dead
robber. his own, son
Upon returning to his house, the father
found his son's room unoccupied, the win
dow opened, and a rope ladder extending
from the window to the ground.
The gentleman who shot the robber had
suffered the loss of two gold watches some
time before, in a mysterious manner, and
now attributes their theft to this person.—
Chicago Tribune of Friday.
YOUR COUNTY PAPER.—The following ex
tract from Fowler l& Wells' "Life Illustra
ted," is so good and to the point, that we re
commend it to our friends without further
comment :
We occasionally receive letters in which
the writers express an intention to stop their
county or village papee, and take one of our
publications instead. We always regret to
receive such intimations. We think a man
ought to support his own paper FIRST, and
then if he can afford to take a paper from a
distance, let him do so, and we shall be hap
py to furnish him with "Life Illustrated."--
The country pres - s, in our opinion, is the most
important in its effect on the enlightenment
of the nation. It conveys iu ten thousand
rills, intelligence to nearly every home in
the country. The country press ought to
receive 'a cordial support. Every place
should try to have its paper of such a char
acter that the people could be justly proud
of it. To this end let them pay promptly,
advertise liberally, recommend warmly, and
in every way stand by the editor as long as
they conscientiously cart."
From the Pennsylvanian
311E0-632..3862.1 11, 1 1 r,
Chopping Mill, and Saw Mill,
rrHE undersigned will sell his property at pri.
vate sale, consisting of a farm of
107 ACRES,
forty acres of which arc cleared and in a good
. state of cultivation, the balance in timber, and
capable of being cleared and cultivated; situa
ted four miles from Mill Creek in Kishacoquil.
las Valley, flunting,don county, upon
which are erected one dwelling house,
one new frame bank barn, one saw.mill,;
one chopping mill, with a good water power to
drive the same. The chopping mill is geared
so that burs may be attached for grinding wheat.
The property is in the midst of a good settle.
ment. There is also. a good running distillery
connected with said chopping mill, which will
be sold along with said property, either with
or without the distillery machinery and vessels,
as the purchaser may desire. The above prop
erty will be sold on terms to suit purchasers
and possession given at any time.
Brady township, May 1, 1855.
T EWERS of administration having been
Li this day granted to the undersigned, by
the Register &e., of Huntingdon county on the
estate of Ezekiel Corbin, late of Union town
ship, deed, All persons having claims against
said estate arc hereby notified to present the
same, and those indebted will make payment to
Union tp., May 1, 1855.. Adm'r.
ET AVE just returned from Philadelphia, and
are now opening at the old stand of Josiah
Cunningham & Son at the head of the Broad
Top basin, a splendid assortment alum Goods,
consisting of
And in short everything that is usually kept in
a country store.
The public are respectfully invited to call
and examine our stock, as we are determined
not to by undersold by any house in town.
All kinds of country produce teken in ex
change for goods at the highest. market prices.
Prompt attention paid to storing and forward
ing all kinds of merchandise, produce &e.,
Huntingdon, April 2.5, 18.55.
THE undersigned will offer at public sale on
Thursday the 31st day of May next,
in the Village of COFFEE RUN in Hope well
township, Huntingdon county. This Village
will be directly on the Huntingdon and Broad
Top Railroad, north of the Bridge over Coffee
Run, and the lots offered fin- sale will lie on
both sides of the Railroad, where the public
road from Entrikens to the Woodcock Valley
road by John Beavers, crosses the Railroad at
grade. All the trade and travel leading to the
Broad Top Railroad from the rich valleys of
Trough Creek and Plank Cabin, through Sat
man's gap, will arrive at •the Railroad, at this
point; and on the other side, the trade and tray.
el from Morrison's Cove, by the public road from
Martinsburg - li to Plumniers, will reach the
Railroad at this same point. A limestone guar,
ry of excellent building stone and a good saw
mill are within half a mile of the place, and
plenty of timber in the neighborhood.
A plan of the town will be exhibited, and
the terms of sale made known on the day of
sale.- Sale to commence at ten o'clock A. M.
of said day, on the premises.
April 18, 1855.
9111 E subscriber informs the public generally
1 that he has now on hand and for sale, at
bis kiln at Petersburg, superior burned Lime for
building-, plastering., &c„ &c., which he will
sell by the-bushel or larger quantity. A good
supply will always be kept on hand.
Petersburg, April 17,1855
HAT the subscriber has made every impor
tant improvement in Direct Action Water
Wheels, and has several of them in successful
sne in Centre arid Mifflin counties to drive Grist
and Saw Mills, and have given general satisfac
tion in every instance. They ate recommendable
for their simplicity, cheapness and durability,
being made of iron and casting at from ten to fif
teen dollars, and for power and speed their econo
my of water cannot be excelled by any other
wheel of the kind, and can be put to saw mills
and grist mills without much cost for• timber cize.
Being coniitantly engaged in the mill Wright bu
siness with a force of hands always at hand I
can put in one most any time. or do any other
work in that line in the most modern improved
style at very reasonable rates.
Price for putting in wheels at saw or grist
mills. $75, and board, timber and ca-zing found
All other jobs of millwrighting, done to order at
short notice,—having had eighteen years prac
tice and the best of reference given if required.
Potter's Mills, Centre co•, Pa. Apl. 3,1855-31 e
91HOSE knowing themselves to have unsettled
j accounts in the books of the subscriber, are
respectfully requested to call and settle. Mon
ey or no money call and settle and have your
accounts standing for four years closed, and ac
cording to the old saying one stitch in time will
save nine. Face those old accounts they must
and shall be settled.
Huntingdon Foundry, Feb. 20, 1855.
t FLOUR and WHEAT on hand and
. 49?- - -!..rglfor sale at the store of
6] D. P. GWIN.
JOHN PRISCH, jir;„'!.
WATCH MAKER, .s c.)l,
Can be found at E. SNARE'S Jewelry Store.
All work warranted. mh 13, '55.
If You Want to feel Comfortable,
CALL at H. ROMAN'S Clothing Store, where
you .can get a new suit for less money than
you can get the same for at any house in
Philadelphia. April 24.
am, Shoulders and Flitch just recciv
-11 cd and Ica sale by
pose of some of their gennineCATAWBA
and ISABELLA vines at the usual Nursery
prices... The vines are vigorous, have good
roots; and will bear in one or two years. Being
the hardiest and most productive native varie
ties, they will require no othgr attention than
plantingand pruning. One or two dollars worth
of vines will supply any or•dinaary. family with
the most agreeable and healthy fruit, which,
with a little-care, can be kept from September
till March.
Huntingdon, April IL 1855...
- -Y1M77: 2
For the People
Mineral Water & Sarsaparilla
Juniata Bottling Establishment,
1111115NTINGDON, -PA.
L I REDERICK LIST respectfully informs the
j 2 citizens of Huntingdon and adjoining coun
ties, thilt he has commenced the business of bot
RILLA, and is proyared to supply all who may
wish to deal in the articles, at reasonable whole
sale prices.
His establishment is on Railroad street, one
door east of Jackson's Hotel, where orders will
be thankfully received and promptly attended.
to. Orders by mail will receive his early at,
Huntingdon April 11,1855.
1000 Book Agents Wanted.
AGENTS wanted in every County of the
United States, to sell one of the most salea
ble books ever published, entitled, "THRIL
DIAN'S," comprising the most remarkable per
sonal narratives of events in the early Indian
Wars, as well as of incidents in the recent In
dian hostilities in Mexico and Texas. By John
Frost, L. L. D., author of "Pictorial History of
the United States," "Pictorial History of the
World," &c, &c. Illustrated with numerous
engravings, from designs by W. Crome, and
other distinguished artists.
This boa contains over 502 octavo pages,
bound in embossed morocco, full gilt Back, and,
is sold at the low price of $1,75 per copy.
Over 30,000 copies have been sold within a
short time, and the sale is still increasing.
We pay the largest commission to agents,
who can be supplied with a specimen copy, sent
by mail, post paid, on sending us the price, $1,75
with full particulars of the agency,
J. W. BRADLEY, FqbEsher,
48 North FOURTH St.,
N. B.—On receipt of two dollars, we send.
(post paid,) a. copy of the above book and a copy,
of the "Fireside Angel," by T. S. Arthur.
i ;a ~i
Qom _ !~ f~SJ ~' er~ :~. ! '
rziouß, GRAIN A.ND Luivnanzt,
Agents for Newark and Rosendale Co
Cement and Plaster.
Fine and G, A. Salt, constantly on Ith-Fid.
beral CASH advances made on con..
signments on receipt.
Baltimore, 3an. 31,1855.
rrqlE subseribers,Executors of the last will
and testament of John Wakefield, dee'd,.,
will offer at private sale, all that certain tract of
LAND, situate in Germany Valley, Hunting,
don county, Pa., late the residence of the said
John Wakefield dee'd.,sontaining
more or less, 190 acres of which are cleared,
and in a good state of cultivation ; the balance
is well timbered—sufficient Locust and Chest.,
nut thereon to fence the whole farm, with an
abundance of Rock oak, Poplar &c., There is
a good water power and a site for aGrist or Saw
Mill. There is erected on the premises a good
two story frame house and bank
.• •
abarn—also another farm house
r and log barn—also, two tenant !o l a
kouses, four apple orchards, two ofgrafted fruit;
beginning to bear, ten never failing springs, sg
that every field can be supplied with water.—
From 40 to 50 acres suitable for meadow.
The above property situated in the heart of
one of the best wheat growing vallies in cen,
tral Pennsylvania, is of the best quality of lime
stone and red.shale land, It is comenient to
market, being but five miles from the Penn'a.
Railroad and Canal, and three miles froth
leysbur,g-, and is a desirable sitation for those
wishing to purchase. For a wheat or stock
farm it is not surpassed in this part of the
N. 13.-1 f not sold before the 15th of August
next, it will be ofibred on that day at public out,
cry, on the premises.
For particulars address George P. Wakefield
on the premises, or John R. Hunter, Petersburg.
Huntingdon county, Pa.
April 11, 1855.—ts
HOSE indebted the undersigned for Ad
vertising and Job Work done during the
time he was editor of the Iluntingdon Journal,
are hereby notified to pay up immediately, and
save costs, The Advertising of course, is sub
ject to the division between the undersigned
and the presentJourne editor, which was, "All
advertisements published more than half the
tints for which they were to be inserted, (at the
time Brewster got possession) fall to me—those
published less than half the said time, fall to
Brewster, and those published just half their
time are to be equally divided."
Shirleysburg, March 13,1855.
A full assortment for sale at the "Globe" Of
BONDS, with and without waiver,
AGREEMENTS for the sale of Real Estate,
NOTES relinquishing all benefits of exemp
tion laws.
( - AROUND Plaster now ready and for sale.—
Also cloverseed.
March 13, 1855.,
Philadelphia, Pa
Mill Creek