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From the Detroit Free Press, August 23
LETTER FROM GEN., CASS
On liCnow-Nothingism and the Power
of Congress in the Territories.
DETROIT, A 1121191 22., 1855.
To the Editor of the Frei Press:---
SIR--The public journals contain a letter
dated July 24th, written by Gen. Houston, '
which 441* met my eye,' and in which he
says„he perceives, by the papers of the day,
that "General Cass has approved the plat
form of the American order, as proclaimed
-to the world by the' convention at :PhEadel- -
phia." I had observed the statements to
which Gen. Houston alludes, and had let
_them pass unnoticed, for it would be a hope-1
lees task to endeavor to. correct all the misap
prehensions and misrepresentations to yviliet .
it is my lot, as well as that of all other pub
lio men, to be exposed-in these days of party
strife. And, indeed, I could not suppose that
each assertions would deceive any one who
had heard or -'had read my remarks in the
Senate of the United States, on the fifth of
February last; upon the presentation of the
resolutions of the Legislature of Michigan,l
instructing the Senators of that. State to vote
for an act of Congress prohibiting the intro-1
-duction of slavery into the Territories Of the I
-United States. - Upon that occasian, while
-declining to comply with those instructions,
-I took' the; opportunity to express my senti
-merits in relation to 'the new political move-
ment, which sought to aCqiiire and exercise
.power by secret combinations, bound togetin
er by the. sanctions of an oath, which, it is,
said, made it the duty of its members to sur
render their individual convictions to the ex
pressed will of a majority of their associates. •1
I then observed : "Strange doctrines are ;
.abroad, and strange organizations are employ- !
ed'to promulgate and enforce them. Our po- I
litical history contains no such chapter in
the progress of our country as that which is
now opening. The questions of constitu
tionality and policy, which have been so long
:the battle-cry of parties, are contemptuously
rejected, and intolerance, religious and po- •
-.Mica], finds zealous, and it may be they will
prove successful, advocates_ in this middle
of the nineteenth century, boasting with
much self-complacency of its intelligence,
and in this free country, founded upon immi
agration, and grown prospero'is and powerful .
-by toleration. ' * * * * We want no
new parties, no new platforms, no new orga
=nizations, and the sooner these dangerous ef
forts are abandoned, the better will it be for,
those who are to follow ps in this heritage of
I might well suppose, after the expression
of these views upon' the floor of the Senate; ,
and under 'circumstances of peculiar responsi
bility, that any further action on ,my part
- Would be unnecessary to prove my consisten
cy, as a disciple of. the school of Washington,
and Jefferson, and Madison and Jackson, in
-the rejection of a dangerous innovation, in
consistent with all the prindiples those patri
ots taught, and which, in effect, aims to trans
fer the great political duty of an American
citizen from the light of day, where it shOhld
be exercised in this land of freedom, to secret
conclaves, as unfriendly to calm investiga
tion, as to wise and patriotic recision. But
the extract from the letter of Geri. Houston
.has shoviin me that - these reports have recei
ved more credit than 1 had believed,end this
censideration has induced me thus publicly
to notice and to contradict them. My opin
ions, indeed,-upon any subject are but of lit
tle.consequence, except to myself; but if they
are worth ref,rring to, they are worth the
- - trouble of making the reference a true one.
I have no sympathy with this plan of po
litics:a organization—none whatever, neither
with the means: it em ploysen or the - objects it
seeks to, attain.: Its: secrecy, its oath
, bound :obligatfortse- "its control, of the
ballot box,- eitS - systems of proscription
striking both-at political rights and religious
duties, and its'inevitable tendency to array
- one portion of the community against anoth
er, and to carry deadly feuds into every cor
ner of the land, of which we have just - had a
terrible proof, written in Characters of blood,
and are doomed to have mvny more : if this
movement goes on, for this is but the first in
stalment of death, and how many others are
to follows and to what extent, and when the
last is to be paid:and after what lamentable
vicissitudes, is known only to Him who fore
sees events and can control them—these
characteristics mark it as the most dangerous
-scheme which has ever been introduced into
• our country to regulate its public action or its
:social condition. It is the Orangeism of a
-republic, scarcely better in principle than its
-monarchial prototype—of a republic whose
freedom and equality justify as little as they
invite the introduction of a machinery whose
operation is concealed from public observa
tion, but whose consequences are as clear as
they are alarming.
Gen. Houston gives credence to the report
that I approve "the platform of the American
order, as proclaimed to the world by the Con
' Vention at Philadelphia." lam aware that
changes have been made, both - in the name
and in some Of the principles of this new or
- ganizetion. But these 'changes do riot re
move my objections to it. Its spirit of ex
clusion and intolerance remains, and with it,
its. evils and its dangers. It is a book to
which- I cannot be reconciled, whatever addi
tion, whether the new one or the old one, is
.offeredao me.. There is, indeed, one princi
, pie: laid down in that convention which
'meets my concurrence, and that is, the dee
- laration ihate"Congress ought not
upon the subject Of slavery, within the terri
--tory of the United States.' I regret, howev
er, that, the body which thus pronounced
against the exercise of the power did not al-
So prondunce against its existence, but care
fully pretermitted—to use its own words—the
expression - of any, opinion upon, that point.—
approve its .action upon the subject,
so: far as it. goes. It is a step in the right di
-section, and I should rejoice to see it follow
ea-by every political patty in our country.—
lt.is a step, too,_ towards the security of po
' Utica] ritehts—this opposition to the leeisla
- Lion of Congress over the internal affairs of
the people of - the Territories, and, among
''others, over the relation of master and ser
ltant, or that of husband and wile, or parent
_and child • for these matters of domestic pol
icy are subject" which should be left to the
Territorial communities, and to divest them
'of the power to reganlate them as an act of un
mitigated despotism. The negation of all
power of interference by, Congress in the in
"ternal government of the Territerics, is the
'trite constitutional doctrine, and the only safe
'and practicable one, and I am rejoiced that,
after years of opposition—of 'obloquy, indeed
—it isTa - seeetablishing itself upon inapregna;
:blis grounds. The misapprehension which,
bets prevailed upon this grave subject is
• among the most extraordinary political events
of my time. - One would naturally suppose
thatin this country the dogma of the right of I
internal government by an irresponsible Le-
gislature over a distant community, unrepre
sented in the ruling body, would find but lit
tle favor, and that the power to establish and
put in operation a gOvernment might well be
defended, while the power to control all the
concerns of-human life : would 'be left without
an advocate. The dif f erence is broad and
practical, and should be, the dearer •to us, as
it was the very consideration urged by - ,our
revolutionary fathers in their contest with the
mother country, which began by argument,
but ended by arms. It was asserted as early
as 17-74-, when- the Continental Congress de
clared that the English colonists "are entitled
to a free and exclusive power of legislation
in their several provincial legislatures, where
their right of representation can alone be pre
-served, in all cases of taxation and internal
polity, Sz.c. o In that great struggle, the pa
triots who conducted it. conceded to the Brit
ish Parliament the authority to organize co
lonial governments, .but denied their right to
totch the internal polity of the people; and
for the support of-that great principle, deni
ed and decided as -it is now, they went to
I observe that a highly respectable and in
telligent gentleman„ Gov. Hunt, of New York,
in a letter just published, speaks of the Ne
braska bill. as, 'based on the absurd theory of
territorial sovereignity." I never heard a
man support that measure or approye - it for
such a reason. Gov.-Hunt has mistaken the
sneers of its-enemies for the views of its
friends- The Nebraska bill rests upon no
such" theory— upon no theory at all, but up
on the stable foundation of the federal con
stitution, and of the natural rights of man.
I know of no one who claims' sovereignty
for the Territories. All concede their depen
dence upon the United States. But within
this relation there are mutual rights - and du
ties, and the- question—what power may
Congress lawfully exercise, and are the peo
ple of the Territories -divested of all rights?
—must be determined, not by politico-meta
physical considerations arising out of the at
tribute of - sovereignty, but by the constitution
of the United States. To the law, and to
the testimony. By that constitution, the
general government is a government, not
only of granted, but of limited powers, and
Congress can exercise no authority_ which is
not given by the great charter that brought
it into existence.- Let any man put his finger
upon the clause of that instrument which
confers this power of internal interference,
and I will abandon the principle, long as it
has been cherished by me. And that is many
years, as will appear by reference to the'
Globe ofsMarch 31st, -1832, which contains
an article written by me, and entitled "A
Review of the opinion of the Supreme Court
in the Cherokee Case." In that-article I ob
serve that the clause.of the constitution au
thorizing Congress "to dispose of, and make
all needful rules and regulations respecting
the territory or other property of the United
States,- refers to territorial rights, and grants
no jurisdiction over .persons. Among other
things I say: "The power to dispose of,
and make-needful rules and regulations re
specting the territory and
.other- property of
the United States, and the power tr. exercise
-general jurisdiction over persons upon it, are
essentially different and independent. The
former is general, and is given in the clause
referred to, the latter is special, and is fouud
in another clause, and is confined to the fed
eral tract, (the District of Columbia,) and to
places purchased by consent of the Legisla
ture of the State in which the same shall be,
for the erection of forts, magazines, arsenals, '
dock-yards, arid ether needful
This is the same doctrine subsequently advo
cated, and more fully developed-in my Nich
olson letter. I repeat that this power of in
ternal legislation cannot be found in the con
stitution, and vain have been the efforts, by
pressing into its service a thousand and one
expressions - in that instrument, to prove it, to
be there; a, diversity of reference which ; of
itself, furnishes a strong presumption against
the authority, even if there were no other
grounds of 'objection.
Judge McLean, of the Supreme Court of
the United States, in some considerations
published by him upon this subject, and to
which I have elsewhere referred, well remar
ked,-that "there is no specific power in- the
constitution which authorizes the organ iza
tion of Territorial governments." He adds,
'lf this power be implied from the specific
power to regulate thedisposition of the pub
lic lands, it must, under thenbove rule, be
limited to means suitable to the end in view.
If Congress go beyond this in the organiza
tion of a Territorial government, they - act
without limitation, and may establish a mon
archy. Admit that they may organize a
government which shall protect the lands pur
chased, and provide for the administration of
justice among the settlers, it does by no
means follow that they may establish sla
very); Judge McLean here brings the con
stitution of the-United-States to the support
. of the good old revolutionary doctrine, liat
the right to establish colonies or tetritories
does not carry with it the just power to in
terfere with and regulate the domestic con•
cerns of the people who inhabit them. He
pronounces slavery to be one of these con
cerns, saying that "It is -a municiple rela
tion -of limited exte.nt, and of 'an equally
limited origin. It is a domestic relation,
over which the federal government can exer
cise no control.
I have never. known the time when the
democratic party was called upon by higher
considerations to adhere, faithfully and zeal
ously, to their organization and their princi
ples, than' they are at this day. Our con
federation is passing through the most severe
I trial it has yet undergone. Unt&easing efforts
are making to *excite hostile, and sectional
feelings against which we were prophetically
warned by the father of his country: and if
these are successful, the days of this Consti
tution are numbered. The continued assaults
upon the SoUth, upon its character, its con
stitutional rights and its institutions, arid the
systematic perseverance and the bitter sPirit
, with which these are pursued, while they
warn the *democratic party of the danger,
should also incite it to united anti vigorous
action. They warn it, too, that the time has
come when all other differences which may
have divided it should give way to the - duty
of defending the constitution, and when that
great party, coeval with the government,
should be united as one man for the accom
plishment of the work to which it is now
called, and before it is too late. it is the
American party, for it has neither sectional
prejudices nor sectional preferences, and its
care and its efforts extend_ wherever the con
stitution of its country extends, and with.'
'equal regard to the rights and interests of all.
I believe the fate of this great republic is
now in its hands, and, so believing, I ear
nestly hope that its action will be firm,
prompt and united, yielding not. one-hair's
breadth of its ; timeshonored principles, and
resisting; to the last the dangerous efforts with 1
which we are menaced; and, if so, the vic
tory of the constitution I doubt not will be
achieved. I am, sir, respectfully, -your obe
dient eery', LEWIS CASS.
, From the Phila. llaily'News. Aug. 30.
Lamentable Railroad Accident—Fear
ful Loss of Life.
It is our-sad duty to record one of the Most
frightful railroad 'accident's that has ever ac-'
curred in this section of the country. It took
place yesterday morning, on the Carriden and
Amboy Railroad, about a mile above 'bur
lington, under the following circumstances:
—The train which left Philadelphia for New
York at 10 o'clock, waited the usual period,
according to the regulation of the Company,
at Burlington for the down train. - Not ap
pealing then,. the conductor concluded to go
on slowly, and when a mile or so above that
point, saw the down , train coming. The
brakes were put down at once, the engine re
versed, and the train driven back at a rapid
rate.. A short distance down, the hind car
encountered a pair of horses attached to a
carriage, which contained Dr.- Heinekin of
Burlington county, -and his wife and two
'children. The Doctor had seen the train go
up and not supposing that it would return
was crossing the track, the horses being up
°nit. They were run over by the hiacar,
which was thrown from the track, and-fell
down-an embankment of several feet.- The
other cars were in turn forced off the track
also, and those, on the front of -the, train
came with crushing weight upon the hind
cars. There were five passenger tai's in the
train, all of which were well filled. Two
of the cars were broken into fragments, and
a third one was much injured: -In the two
cars which were thus crushed scarcely a pas
senger escaped without serious injury, and
many were taken out from the ruins lifeless.
_of the catastrophe was soon
conveyed to .Burlinoton,- and Mr. John S.
Irick one of the Directors of the Burlington
and Mount Holly Railroad at once despatched
a train of cars to convey to Burlington the
dead and the wounded. Many of the citi
zens of Burlington, actuated by a spirit of
humanity, proceeded -to Abe scene of the ca
lamity and aided in the rescue of-the wound
ed from the wreck, and iii their- conveyance
to a place of succour. The citizens. of Bur
lington too threw open their doors' to the
wounded, and every attention was paid to
them. With . great promptitude too,, the
physicians of that place tendered their ser
vices, and were unremitting in their atten
tion to the injured. When. our Reporter
reached" Burlington,- a .sad, mournful sight
was presented. The dead were being con
veyed in plain walnut cofins to the Lyseum
on Main street, where they were placed in
a row preparatory to the holding of- an in
quest upon them. The utmost excitement
existed in the place. A number were there
inquiring for friends- supposed to be lost;
crowds were gathered about the houses in
-which the dead and the wounded were pla
ced; and anxiety and deep sorrow was depic
ted in every face. ,
Mr. Edward P. Bacon, of the firm of Fiss
ler & Bacon, glass manufacturers, whose lao
tory is at Fisslerville, N. J. Mr. Fissfer was
in company with Mr. Bacon', - but seems to
have escaped. The deceased resided in the
vicinity of Spring - Garden - and Seventh streets.
.He leaves a. tvife and one or two children.
Mrs. Margret Prescott, wife of the' Reir. E.
J. Prescott of Salem N.. 1. and sister-in-law
of Mr. Prescott, tha Historian.
Mr. Edward M. Green, assistant coiner in
the U. S. Mint, in Philadelphia.
Mr. Hoover, of Lebanon, Tennessee. ' Said
to be a merchant.
Capt. Boyce, of Georgetown, D. C. of the
U. S. army. The Captain was accompanied
by his whole- family. Mrs. Boyce and two
daughters were Feriously injured. A son
and daughter'-escaped unhurt.
Mr. Thomas J. Meridith, of Philadelphia.
Mr George Ridgway. of Philadelphia.
Mr. Alexander Kelley, of. Philadelphia.
Mr. J,•hn Dadlem of Baltimore
' Mr. Wilson Kent, of: Philadelphia
. Baron de Si. Andre, French Consul at
the port of Philadelphia.
Rev. John Martin . Connell, said to -be a
clergyman of the Presbyterian Church, at
Wilmington Del. In the pockets of the de-'
ceased was found a number of letters of in
troduction to prominent gentlemen of Phila
delphia. Mr. Connell did not, die for_ several
hours after the accident.
Miss Jane P. Lincoln, 'of Ellicett's Mills,
N. J. The,
m deceased was killed instantly.—
Her aged oCaer w.ts at Burlington; and the
news'altrost proved fatal to her.
Mrs. Clement Barclay, .of
wife - of Mr. Clement Barclay, residing in
Locust street, above Thirteenth. Mrs. B. was
on her way to New York, from whence she
was to take passage to Europe.' •
Mr. George Ingersoll, of this city, son of
Lieut.. Henry Ingersoll, of the-U. S. Navy.-
Mr. Ingersoll was conveyed to Borden town.
where he died in the course of the afternoon.
Mr. Henry Rusk, of Georgetown College.
Catharine Brown, colored, a child's nurse,
and three of her persons at City Hall, whose
bodies were not identified.
The Prohibitory Law---Important _De-
The. Judges of the Supreme Court of the
Second Judicial District of New York have
rendered their decision in the cases-of Bier
barricke and Toynebee, argued before it:in
Brooklyn in July last: The first was tried
for selling - lagre bier, and found guilty by
the Dutchess County . , Court. The present
decision .reverces the judgment of the lower
court, and discharges the prisoner from ar
rest. Toynebee---a hotel keeper in Brooklyn
—was found guilty ofselling brandyi•in vio
lation of the provisions of the Prohibitory
Law, .fined sso,' and the liquors declared for
feited by Justice Smith,' Court of Sessior.s.—
The present decision reverses former judg
ments. All the Judges, Brown, Strong and
Rockwell, were' unanimous that the former
judgment should-be reversed—but the latter.
two could not concur fully in the opinion of
the former that the prohibitory ,clauses' were
unconstitutional.- Judge Brown maintains
that intoxicating liquors are property in the
fullest sense:-, that the Legislature.cannot al
ter their nature, and cannot, therefore, forbid
their sale. The Legislature cannot declare
liquor to be a nuisance. The right to import
conveys the right to sell. .
The opinion of Judge Brown is quite elab
orate, and a cPlm discussion of a great ques
tion of constitutional :law. After fully,re
viewing the case, and citing authorities, al
most with number to sustain his position, he
arrives at the fulloVving; conclusion ; "That
so much of.thelst section of .the- act •under
consideration as declares that intoxicating, li
quor shall 'not be sold or
_kept for sale, or
with intent to be sold, except by the persons
and for, the special use mentioned in the Act
—so much of sections 6,7, 10 and 12 as pro-
vide for its seizure, forfeiture, and destruc
tion—so much of the Ifith section as declares
that no person shall maintain an action to re
cover the value of any liquor sold or kept by
him which shall be purchased, taken, detain
ed, or injured, unless- he prove- that the same
was sold according to the provisions of the
act, or- was lawfully kept amr 'owned by him
---*-so much of:section 17 as declares that up,-
on .the trial of any complaint under the act,
proof of delivery shall be -proof of sale, and
proof of sale shall be sufficient to sustain, an
avertrnent -of unlawful sale—and so much of
section 25 as declares that intoxicating liquor
kept in violation of any part of the provisions
of the act, shall, be deemed to be a _public
nuisance—are - repugnant to the . provisions of
the Constitution for the protectiod.q liberty
and property, and absolutely void.—Phila.
Highly Important War News.
HALIFAX', August 29 .--The steamer Can
ada reached here late last night, with Liver
pool dates to the 18th.
The war news received 'is of importance,
including the destrtiction of Sweborg, by the
allieS, or: the eleventh hst, causing an im
mense destruction of property.
Leprandi had attacked the lines of the al
lies on Tchernay - a, but was repulsed -with
great loss. The loss of the allies was tri-
The bombardment of Sebastopol is fixed
for the 17th•inst.
At Sweborg an immense conflagration had
prevailed for 49 hours, which . destroyed the
store houses, magazines and arsenals;, the
powder magazines and stores of projectiles
were also blown up. The enemy's loss is
There is nothing said by either the English_
or French Admiral's dispatch about the Rus-
sian ships at Sw - eborg. The allies lest no
lives, but two officers and 30 Men of the
English were wounded.
The news from the seat of war is highly
important. The Russian army under Lipran•
.di had attacked the lines of allies at. Teller-
naya on the morning of the 16th, and after a
battle which lasted three hours, were repul
sed by the French and Sardinians with a re
ported loss of 5000, and 400 prisoners.
The Canada also brings intelligence of the
bombardment of Swearg, corttinued from
the 9th to the 11th by the allied flee:s, with
immense destruction of property, and but
trifling loss to the allies.
After' the bombardment, the fleets returned
on th 13th to Norgen. •
The Russian fleet at Sweborg was not
The battle of Tchernaya commenced on
the 15th. - The Russians to the number of
60,000 fought for three hours; the Sardinians
also, fought braVely. The Russians lost 4,-
000 to 5000 - in killed and 400 were taken
prisoners; The loss of the allies is small:—
The Russians were in complete retreat when
the French reserve came.up.
A despatch from St. Petersburg says that
Gortschakofi has orders to sink the Russian
• fleet if. Sebastopol falls
*The London Morning Post, a ministerial pa
per says it has reason to expect stirring and
hitherto unexpected news from the C - imea.
It is supposed to refer to some secret expedi
Negotiations are still going on between
London, Paris and Vienna respecting Aus
tria's continued occupation of - the—principal
ities.• The London papers . says that the ne
gotiations have arrived at a point for a title
treaty . binding France, England and Uustria
not to conclude any arrangements separately
It - is reported that the Commisserat of
Southern Russia has declared it immpossible
to provision more - men that are now in the
Crimea; consequently ho further reinforce
mews will be sent.
-- FRIENDS IN THE SOUTH—FOES IN THE
NORTH.—Wherever the friends of the con
stitution are :strong the Know Nothings are
contemptible in numbers and in influende,—
Wherever the enemies of the constitution
are strong the Know Nothings are powerful
and numerous. If we follow these premises
to their just, conclusions, we shall find the
whole- question of "constitutionally," or of
fidelity to the rights and equality, of the State,
reduced-to a few simple acid self-evident
propositions. Thus, where constitutional
_principles are strong the Know-Nothings
make a show of-devoted attachment to . them:
but asthe democratic party has always sus
tained these 'principles, and stands where it
has stood for fifty years in regard to them,
the*Know-Nothings find their sudden efforts
I to outbid that party in the public confidence
a very bad - speculation—especially in con
nection with their odious projects of religious
intolerance and political proscription. On
the other hand in all those quarters wli,fre
the .abolition sentiment is controlling, the
Know Nothings are anxious to fuse with - the
abolitionists, and have done so, to a great
extent. in r.early every northern State. Since
'their Overwhelming:defeat in the South ; the
partisans of the secret party are anxious to
be more extreme on the question of southern
rights than any of the old organizations; and
it is now quite ,fashionable for them to urge
the formation of exclusive southern combina
tions. On the other side, which is the re
verse of the picture the same party runs riot
on the abolition question in - the free States,
-and is as ready to swear in the words of
Garrison and of Phillips, as of any of the
more consistent fanatics on, the anti-slavery
We .realize, the Utility of Know Nothing
ism in its.present position. We realize, al
so, the value of its professions of nationality,
the sincerity of its assaults upon -the aboli
tiOnists, and the truth of its noisy noW against
. 'the wild , hunt for offica."—Washington
THE ELECTION IN KENTUCKY.—The Lou
isville Times says it is a note-worthy fact,
that 'in that portion of the State canvassed by
Clarke and Morehead together, where the is
sues were dismissed before the people by the
two candidates for Governor, the gains for
the Democratic party were immense.—
Messrs. Clarke and Morehead were about
two weeks in the mountain clistrict, and
spoke every day. The - gain in that district
for the• Democratic ticket over. Idle vote of
1855, is over four thousand votes. If Mr.
Clarke could have been accompanied -by Mr.
Moreliad all' over the State, he would have
been elected by an overThelrning majority.
A Bor DEVOURED BY. A WILD BEAST.----
The Pree_American, at North A.darni, Mass.,
of, last week announces that a boy' was de
voured in the woods by a beast, supposed to
be a bear. or panther, in Woodford, adjoining
Readsboro', the week previous. All but his
head and feet (the latter encased in his boots,)
was eaten by the animal. Near the remains
lay a fishing rod and line, and a small string
of fish. His name was Jones.
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OFFICE on Hill street, formerly occupied by
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VOT,ICE is hereby given that letters testa
mentary on the will of Eleazer Lloyd lute
of Walker township, dee'd, have been granted
to the undersigned. All persons indebteu to
the estate ofsaid deceased are requested to make
payment and those having claims to present
thejn for settlement.
August 21, 18 . 55. Executors.•
: Dissolution of Partner Ship.
rpHE firm trading and doing business under
the name of Steiner, Tike & Co. have this
day by mutual agreeinent dissolved. The busi.
ness after this date will be. conducted in the
name of G. 11. Steiner & Co., and the books of
the late firm will be kept for settlement in the
hands of .Geo. 11. Steiner. .
G. It. STEINER,
E. R. PIKE,
Philipsburg, Aug. 15, -1855.
LOA !I- LIME ! LIME 11
9 IFIE subscriber informs the public generally
that he has now on hand and for sale, at
his kiln at Petersburg, superior burned Lime ler
building, plastering, &c., &c., which he will
sell by the bushel or larger quantity. A good
supply will always be kept en hand.
All orders by mail or otherwise will •recive
Petersburg, Aug 2Q, 1955,
From Mount Union to Chambersburg.
r VILE undersigned still continues to run a tri
1. weekly line of stages over the road between
Mount Union 'and Chambersburg. Good horses
and comfortable stages have been placed on the
route, and experienced and teusty drivers will
superintend the running of the Coaches, The
proprietor ofthe line is desirous that it be main
tained,,a nd he•therefore earnestly, ,calls upon the
public generally to patronise it, confident that it
will be for their mutual advantage. Every at.
tention necessary will be given, and thcrunning
of the stages will be regular.
Stages leave Mt. Union at 5 o'clock, P.
Ni.,,every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday—
teturning on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fri
days; arriving at Mount Union in time for the
cars. Stages stop at Shirleysburg, Orbisonia.,
Shade Gap, Burnt Cabins, Fannetsburg, Horse
Strasburg, and Reefer's Store.
11' Fare through $3,00; to intermediate points
in proportion. _ _
GAO. GIVIII.V S
WVILL sell ofr his Sumer stock of dreSs
15 reduced r noes.
r J ost, on the 9th inst., at a Pie.nie Party, near
1 the Rail Road about miles above IlleCon.
riellstown, a large Port Menlo, containing $159,
Viz : two fifty dollar, two twenty dollar and one
ten dollar note, all on the Bank of Reading, and
a five dollar note and two dollars in gold and
tcve dollars in silver. The' finder, by leaving it
'at the office of the [Planting-clan Globe, will re.
ceive the above reward and no questions asked.
Aug. 14, 1855
,on the 6th of August, 1855, I pur.
chased of George WOW six acres of Corn,
Oats and Potatoes, on•land of William and An.
drew Couch's heirs in Barren township, Hun
tingdon county, Pa. All persons arc cautioned
not to disturb said property
AugaSt 13, 1855
' NOTICE TO PASSENGERS
, ' - '*"'t ...." Atr-AVAT•4I,I4-Z;elF--
For Broad. Top, ,Stonerstown, Idarkles
b4rg, and McConnellstown.
(IN and after Monday August 13, a Passon.
( . 1 ger Train on the Huntingdon and Broad Top
Railroad, will leave Huntingdon. for Markles.
burg and intermediate points,
at 8 A. M. and 5
P. M.—Returning , will leave Marklesburg at 1.0
A. M. and 61r. M.
Freight and.Packnges for the above:points will
be attended to by giving notice tn,the Conductor
on the train. -
11. S. WILSON, Engineer.
Aiigust 7, 1855
On the corner of Smith and Allegheny Streets,
The undersigned respectfully announces to
business men, Eaist,• West, North and South,
and the public generally, that Ile will receive
goods, merchandise, &c., of any and every kind
to sell on commission, or ‘vill - accept the agen
cy for:the sale of articles of any kind. Per
sons quitting house - keeping, having any arti.
_des of furniture to dispose of will find the cor
ner ofSmith and Allegueny streets the place—
and proceeds paid over to order-or to owners as
soon as sales are effected.
A variety of articles on hand and for sale
cheap for cash.
• GEORGE HARTLEY, A.gt., 4-e.
Huntingdon, Aug. 2,.
JO lIN J AMISON
mr.,, 4 Came to the preinieea of the subseri.
1 1 : 4 117
her in Walker township, Huntingdon
county, about the 13th of August inst., a large
brindle cow, with a little white along, the belly
and on both bind legs below the knees—the
end of. her right ear is off. The owner is re.
quested to conic forward, prove property, pay
charges and take her away, otherwise she will
be disposed of according to law.
Aug,. 2.2, 1855.*
To Iron Masters' and Dealers.
fIENNSY LVANIA WIRE WORKS,. No, 21
Arch Street, Above Vrok, PiTILADZLPHIA,
Sieves, Riddles; Screen s ,* WiAren - Wire of all
meshes and widths, with all - kinds of pkain and
fancy cvire work. - Paper - makers's wire, al/
kinds, Cylinder and Dandy Rails covered in
the best manner in or out of the city. A 'very
superior article of Heavy Founder's Sieves.—
All kinds of Iron Ore
,Wire, ,Wire and Sieves
for Sccd, Grain, Sand, Starch, Snuff, Brickdust
BAYLISS, DARBY &: LYNN
August 2,1855-4 w,
"NTH otice is hereby given that all persons ivho
iN have already subseribed-toward the erection
of a Methodist Episcopal Chureh in the borough
of Hunting-don, that Mr. James Saxton has
been appointed treasurer of the building corn
miftce and that he is at l thoriscd to receive pay
ments on thosgsubscriptions.
J. M. CUNNINGHAM,
OW EN - BOAT.
JAMES ; 4 A.XTO
August 7, 1.855.
HIGHEST cash'prices paid, and money ro
ll- mitted bifirst return mail.—The best rel.
crence eau be given=apply or address;
SA M L LL BECKTOLD, Jr..
a Bounty Lands and Pensions procured, and
Warrants located as usual. - "
June 19, 1.855-3 m.
New:and Complete One-horse Wagon,
scur H Oil Cloth Top, and Tongue for two
V horses. Enquire at the Post Office.
Huntingdon, Pa., May IG, 18.55. •
A LL persons concerned willtahe notice that
ji the books of R. C. McGill, are in the 'hands
of A. S. Harrison for settlement and collection,
and that suits will be brought in every case with
out .exception, if settlement and payment is not
made by the HUI, day of August next. At
tend and save cost.
July 25, 1855
FOR - S. LE
THE subscriber will sell lit any time, his
I 'stock of groceries and. confettionaries, and
eating.house fixtures. The sfayid has a good
run,of custom, and to any one wishing to en
gage in the business, no better opportunity is
offering. ANDikEW MOEBUS.
Iluntingdon June 19, 1855. '
DR. D. HOUTZ and Dr. WM. GRAFIVS,
having formed a medical partnership un
der the title of Hewn & GRAFIUS, offer - their
professional services to-the citizens of Alexan
dria and the surrounding country.
Office, that heretofore occupied by Dr. Houtz.
June 26,1855.-3 m.
D i r e e d cei A ve p d pl i e d s— for pe .a a l le e d by and unpea le cl j Lte t
. , CUNNI.NGLIADI & DUNN.
Horse Shoe and Nail rod Iron- just re
ceived and for sale by'
CU.NNINGIIAM & DUNN.
Crocks ! Crocks ! !=--8' well selected lot
of Earthen Ware just received, and for sale
by CUNNINGHAM & DUNN.'
The cheapest sacid best lot of Chal
ley, &rage, and Bcrag,e 4c -- )Lains, also,
Lawns just received and for sale by
J. & W. SAXTON..
The best assortment of Carpet ever
_offered, and, at lower prices Than can be got
at any other establishment, just received and
for sale by W. SAXTON.
• . '
(IF all kinds for sala- tIIC office of tho
ttngdon Globe. -
A' choice lot of,drieo Beefjost re-
ceived and for sale ret the new' store of
CUNNINGTIA.III & DUNN..
CLOCKS AND JEWELRY.
The subscriber; thankfgl, Lo
s ' • -his friends a.i4 ; patromi and, to
public: generally ''f:3l. their
patronage, still 'continues to Carry on ,
at the same . stand; orre door east of
C. Gout's Hotel, Market street Hunting- IVO
don, where - he will attend' to• all who
will faver hini s ith ' their custom ;
and - also
keeps on hand a •good assortment of Watches,
Clocks, Jewelry; of which•he is
determined - to' sell at low prices. - Clocks,
Watches and Jewelry of all kinds, will be ,
paired at short. notice-, 'and having madp,a.r.
rangement.s with a good -workmap , all repairs
will be done-in u neat and durable manner, and
any person having articles for repairingishill
have them done at the Promised time., ,By:pay.
ing strict attention to businees, - and. sejling at
low prices, he hopcia.tp receive
,tksharis of pub.
lie patronage. " -
_ • .
A. S. HARRISON.