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4X IXPEPtSDEXT VAXILT SSVftPiPEK,
litued Frulnys,at LewUbunj, I'niun Co. Pa.
Burmah and America.
! Several months siuco, the King of Bur
mah pent a friendly communication by
Rev. K. KincaiJ, a Missionary, desiring
rRW.i-1.50pry..ir,To m pvin if ir-uI 1 , - , ' . """"! ' 'uc
at Ui twin, rati fur a Innser or Miorlt-r period. Thus Ihe Lulled Mates. J lie COmoiUDleatlOD
K responded to by Mr. Buchanan iu fit-
y.r.ti-r four copictfQf year, $io for u-n rt,)i..oilt( ting term.3. and ia due titue arrived ID
year, Ac. Mi.'ti- N'o.'n, ftcts. Pvni. uti l.v m:.il i 0 . fri , . .
r w.iin..M, ixv-t.re sUmns or Unk t i.. ir urrah. I be manner ut Ks reception by
-aiuehere. M-wi k.aJ, i-rodue r.t.-a t u, oiiir. ; tbe Jiunnese authorities-, is sufficiently un-
(Jnle-M we have a runiiiuc account) i( i STitl'PKll. j Kjlie atid interesting :J
AivcKTisif!r haudMuuiely millih-l, at 60 ct iwr i .T i ,i . - . .
tU!uaraoBetnk,-i&Ut-a.'hafU-riDrttuu, f.T -ix ' 1 UC lutttT IT01U UlO IVcSltlont of tbe
I United States to the address of His M.j-
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notwiUim Ui range i partuall ir an-lariati n.nt.-t,aijd . , uu
ftrrouifnii ty tii. writer's fai uMuiMKuti (ijm. bonur. Exrrcs-lv for its recentioD. a ror-
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f tii. rftrviuWr. by winrh w. otteu iDMri iiuiKtruntNiw l zayat, or tbauuav. was built at tbe low-
In advance of the I'hilaJ. Mail. . , , " , , ,
c.inoM'tMiihti.iiM-..an)mpirinirriaiirnrinnat trend ut tlic city, and on tbe day of its
kiodaul JOB PRINTING, whiili will l.rxutl Uli ,li: , ... , , ,,
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hSirte",,,,w j "ffieew wi-ro appointed to receive it,
muinlir'''''' ! alonS aud '"'Ping proceesiou was formed .
KUDE.v fc t DRXEI.ICS. I 10 ouvcy it a d stance of fivo miles into
" . the royal cily. TLe procession was orga-
JIlr CIIROXiCFE. j ,J'zeJ accordance with tbe usual style of
; Onvulal splendor, comprising mountod
j hor.-omun seated on gilded saddles, a line
LORD'S PRATER ILLUSTRATED.
JioiMi,in;c. v.t, mr,s.
RICH, THOUGH POOR.
We copy ihe followinj: beautiful lines from
the Knickerbocker .Magazine, uf December.
They are wonhy a place in that sierling Mag
azine, and we know readers will appreciate
No rood of land in all Ihe earth,
No ships upon Ihe sea,
N'T treasures rare, nor gems, nor goM,
Do any keep for me ;
As jeIerday I wrought for bread,
S . mil ,1 1 toil to-day ;
Yet some are not to rich as I,
or 1 so poor as they.
On yonder Iree the sunlight falls,
l'ue rub. us on the bough,
S;i!i I can hear a merrier note
TImu he is warbling now :
lie's but an Arab of the sky,
AuJ never lingers lung;
But thai o'erpjiiM the live long year
With music and with song.
Come, gather 'round me, little ones,
And as I sit me down.
With shouts of laughter, on me place
A mimic regal crown ;
Sar, ehildlai King, would I accept
Your armies and domain,
Or e'en your crown, and never feel
These tiny hands again ?
There's more of humor in their tuuch,
And blessing unlo me.
Than kingdom unto kingdom joined,
Or navies on the sea:
So greater gifts to me are brought
Than Sheba's Queen did bring
Was born to be a King.
Look at my crown, and then at yours,
Look in my hand, and ihiDe;
llow do our jewels now compare
The turthli and dirint?
Hold up your diamonds to the light.
Emerald and amethyst ;
They're nothing to those love-lit eyes,
These lips so ottea kissed !
Oh ! noblest Roman of them all,
That mother good and wise,
M'ho pointed, to her little ones,
The jewels of her eyes ;
Four sparkle on my own to-day.
Two deck a sinless brow :
llow grow my riches at Ihe thought,
Of those in glory now !
And )et no rood of all the earth,
No ships upon the sea,
Nor treasures rare, ncr gold, nor gems
Are safely kept for me.
Yet I am rich, myself a King,
And here in my domain,
Which only liod shall take away,
To give me back again.
Many of tbe Buchanan papers are at
tempting to make a terrible bug-bear out
of Senator Seward's assortion of bis be-
of fan bearers dressed in flowing wbite
robe?, royal elepbauts decked with gilded
howdubs, and, closing the whole, a crowd
of govcrumcut officials, sutuc mounted on
ponies, and others walking and attended
oy tueir followers, carrying various um
brellas and utensils.
" 1'be chief magistrate's letter was open
ed at the zhootau, or royal court of tbe
kingdom, by order of a wooukouk, or un
dcr secretary of state, where it was trans
lated into Burmese by the kullowoon,who
is an Armenian. In tbe evening it was
presented by tbe woongyeo, or great min
ister of stale, to bis majesty, who was
very much pitased with it.
" Being the Crst communication of the
kind ever received from tbe American gov
ernment, and from a functionary of corres
ponding rank with the sovereign of any
of tbo great Kuropcan nations, Ilia Maj
esty was apparently anxious to mark tbe
event as one of unusual interest to his
government. Tbo contents of the-letter
were plain, dimple, and straightforward,
alluding to the receipt of a Burmese com
munication from the King, and expressing
a hope that there might be no diminution in
the sovereignty or dominions of Ilia Maj-
tions between America and Burmah might
be perpetual. It gave great satisfaction to
the whole court.
" In a subsequent interview with the
Missionaries, the King of Burmah intima
ted a strong wish to have an American
Consul reading at bis Capital. lie re
quests that a man might bo sent of " tal
ent and good temper," who might, if bo
chose, engage in mercantile pursuits, and,
at the same time, be a medium of commu
nication between himself and the Presi
dent of the United States.
" The King has encouraged European
mechanics and engineers to make their
home in his new capital. He has recently
purchased aud set up a steam engine, by
which pumps are worked for the irrigation
of the fields."
bi ru.au bkrhaad.
Kf right of creation,
lty bountiful rot iaion,
lly gracious adoption;
H7u art in Mrartn
Itw tlirooe of thy glory.
The portion of thy children,
liie temple of tby augel.
Hallowed be Ihg Atiin
lty th thought of our heart,
lly tb worli of our I)),
lty tha works ol our uanda,
Thy Ktnjd"m come
lf Provident to deft nrj i,
Of ft-rae to ivnitv us.
Of gtory to crown Ui
Thy win be done on earth as it U in IPaven
Toward us without mrirtaooe,
lty u without canipulalin,
L utvvrKalty without c-pthifc,
Eternally without dvdeusiou.
Give us thit dajf our daily bread
Of neeassity fur our bodiri.
Of eternal life lor our souls.
And forgive ut our t rurpaMt-
A aiii.'' t the oouniands of thy law,
Ajjaitist the grace of thy IK,-! ;
At we forgive them thai tresvast ooaintt us
By defMuiioff our characters,
lty eintwaul i notour property,
liy abusing our peraous ;
And lead ut not into temptation, but ddivft ut from evii
Of overwhelming afUktious.
Of worldly enticeoteuls.
Of aatatt'H devii-ce,
Of error's Rnluctious,
Ul sinful affections;
Fur thine is the king-bm, thtn?r. and the glory ftrever
Thy kingdom icoverns all.
Thy power .uUlue ail,
lug glory ia above all,
EPISTLE FROm IOWA.
Corrcspoodcnec or tb. LewUburgCbronicla.J
Hampton, Iowa, Nov. 2D, 1858.
Dear Coroniclk. As tbe political
storm baa blown over, and tbe war of ele
ments has, in tbe "Keystone" and in tbe
"Hawkcye" State, assumed an honorable
standing in tbe elevation of Republican
THE UORTARA CASE.
The Jews of Philadelphia recently tj
a meeting, at which a committee was ap
pointed to prepare a memorial to Presi
dent Buchanan, setting forth tbe facta in
tbe Mortara case, and appealing to him to
use the influence of his station to procure
principles, I have thought a line from j tLe ru.leasc of ,he M om tbo Roman In
Aft it if in thy purpoM,
it ift ill thy pruluijk'ti,
? Ik it in uur prayer.
So it gliall tie to lliy pr.iTC.
A Noble Sentiment.
Judge Burton, the Governor of Georgia,
embodies the followios in his Annual
".No ."lonarok mica hcia t - Audit io
tbe pride of our system of government, that
each citizen at tbo ballot-box possesses
equal rights of sovereignty with every
other one. Thauks bo to our Heavenly
I'aiuer, the popular voice can not here be
bushed in tho silence of despotism, but
the popular will dictates the Jaw. Mar
it thus ever remain ! llow important it
is, therefore, that tbe masses of the people
be educated, so each may be able to read
and understand for himself, the Constitu
tion and history of his conntry, and to
judge and decide for himself what are the
true Principles and policy of his govern
ment. But much more important is it, in
my opioion, that every person in the State
be enabled to read for himself in tbe Holy
Bible, and to comprehend the cteat prin
ciple of Christianitv. in tbe eternal truths
liover. Educate the masses, and inculcate
virtue and morality, and you lay broad
and deep, in tbe hearts of our people, the
true basis of our future progress."
your friend and whilom fellow townsman
Would be acceptable to your readers. Liko
many other Penusylvaniaos, he has fol
lowed tbo tide of emigration and become
a citizen of tbo "illimitable, cbangtug
west," as a writer has aptly called this
wide prairie land. It is true, that this is
a changing country ; but as I did not sit
down to write tbe tbrice-told-tale of wes
tern agricultural and commercial progres
sion, 1 will only mention one department
of general interest in which there is any
marked change, and also one other thing
of western importance in which there i
scarcely any change, generally speaking, j
Tbo first is in matters of publio opinion
tnd policy. There is a great Hegira eut
of the potent Democratic party, aud great
accessions to tbe young giant Republican
ism. As proof of this, your readers have
only to refer to tbe abstracts of the late
caovass in this State, and in tbe West
generally. Tbe voice from Iowa is a dam
per on tbe sham party. Tbe election of
Vandcvcr and Curtis to Congress, is an
honor to tbe supporters of Freedom every
where, and especially to those unflinching
sovreigns who proclaimed their condem
nation of a corrupt Administration in such
unequivocal terms. Tbe fact is, bogus
democracy is, as the popular voice says,
"non est combatibus in swampo up slunipo,"
which your patrons will understand is
Latin, and will readily translate to mean,
that tbe aforesaid sham democracy is not
able to fight its way to power, and is like
wise surrounded by tbe numerous quick
quisition. This petition was numerously
siguea by citizens or all denominations,
and forwarded to the President, ate mpa
nicd by a communication from tbe Presi
dent of tbe Snyagogue of Portogeco Jews,
jv..o.ijr ui ouite, m wuicn it was
hoped that, "by some expsession. the
moral weight of the United States, in tbe
scale or nations, may be felt." In response
io mis letter ana memotial, Secretary Cass
wrote the following note :
Department of State.
Washington, Nov. 21, 1S58
To Mr. A. Hart, 4c.:
oir : I have received and submitted to
me 1 resident, your letter of tbe loth inst..
respecting the alleged forcible abduction
from his parents of a Jewish child, by the
yjoiie auinoriues or JJologua, io the Papal
dominions, and asking some expression of
cuuocruuauoQ on the part of this govern
ment. This occurrence took place within tbe
territories of an independent power, and
without affecting the rights of any Amer
ican citizen. It is the settled policy of
1. I T I .1 OAa - a S a. -
mo i, imeu aiaies io aostam from ail inter
ference in the internal concerns of other
Certainly there is nothing in the cir.
eumstances of this case, as they are report
ted, which would impose this reserve npon
the government. But it is deemed proner
.aiic.a .no esiaoitsnea principle
which has heretofore regulated its conduct
iu tts intercourse with other nations.
I am, sir, your obedient servant,
Could anything be more icy more un
feeling ? Not a word of sympathy for tbe
fimu, nor oi coouemnation
lor an act so unparalled and so utterly re
- I X HW BU U tlOl , J
sands and quagmires of impossibility, bo- pugnant to natural rights and rsliti
1 ; ... . i . - . . . O
The Illinois Senatorship.
The question is still discussed in some of
the Illinois papers, whether Mr. Douglas
lief, that the States of this Union will j will be elected to tbe Senate. Tbe Louis
cvcntually become all free States or all , ville Journal cays it is claimed that tbe
6lave States. It is true, that Mr. Seward very few, less we believe than half a dozen,
went on to express bis confident belief, I Buchanan Democrats, who have been elec
tbat they would all become free States, ted to tbe Legislature, hold the balance of
but these honest editors forget to mention ; power, and it is alleged by some, that, in
that fact What is there alarming or obedience to the behests of their master at
wrong in the Senator's prediction 1 Ask
honest northern Democrats, whether they
expect slavery always to exist in this
country, and nine out of ten will say they
do not. They believe that slavery is to
j.35 away, and that this is to become, in
truiii as in name, a land of freedom and
i jiml rights. There may be exceptions,
lut that is the belief and hope of tbe
Washington, they will go for staving off
tbo election of tbe United States Senator
until after the election of another Legis
lature in Illinois. We have very little
doubt they will keep themselves uncom
mitted for tbo present, and for some time
to come that they will in fact bold out
for the best reward they can get. They
will eventually conclude to go either for or
great body of the northern people without ' against Douglas' re-election, accordingly
distinction of party. Dauville Dcm. as tbey can get better terms from Douglas
rWTare informed that some of the J or Buchanan. We hear whispers from
CvUkM sheep arrived at Northumber- bigh hnancial quarters tnai poor uougtas
land a few days ago, for Mr. lleuben
Johnston, of Point township, who pur
chased them of Martin Goldsborough,
Kq., of Baltimore. Thcso sheep are re
markable for their great size the largest
in the world aud weight of fleece. Uur
fit mere are procuring the best stock and
': ucterniimd not to be excelled by any
i 'i t-e fctate. Sunbury American.
T. .o death of the Rev. John Hickling,
i-i. jact sursivor of the "helpers" of!
John Wesley, is reported. Mr. Hickling '
was in tbe Vlst year of his ministry, and
wis nearly J3 years old. A fortnight be
fore, be lectured, in Birmingham, on
" Early Methodism ;" and at tbe timo of
bis death, was announced to conduct other
services. He died at Audlcy, Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
ISuJeflerson Davis, in a late speech to
bis constituents in Mississippi, takes tbo
dvancing position in favor of the " pecu
W institution," that Congrett must legit-
FAVOR r.f slavery in tin territories;
ustned io addition, that he had Mr.
t&a's pi wise to go with him. The
Democrat. r,..i. ;u r,nA t
--w ii.i i j a atuts aw ano bviiuw
every submission to tbe slave power
fiscal cable is about all payed out that in
! fact be had to get it spliced in New York
I during tbe lato Illinois canvass. However
the President hasn't much tbo advantage
of him in that matter, for bis is all paid out
too." Bradord Reporter.
MlT.MEU. Michael Dclany, an Irish
man, waa murdered at Slcwartsville, be
yond Mt. Carmcl, this county, on Satur
day evening last, by two Irishmen, named
William Brian and William Larkin. They
wore all drunk. Dclany wanted to fight,
and followed them, whec Brian and Lar
kin turned on him and beat and kicked
him to death. The muicrcrs then escaped
and aro supposed to have passed through
this place on Monday night. Brian is
about 5 feet, 8 or 9 inches in height,
brown hair, small whiskers on tbe chin,
slender built, and light complexion.
Larkin is about 5 feet, 4 inches in height
and of dark complexion. Sunbury Amer
ican, Dec. 4.
'stollcwtd tj other demands
St. Louis, Dec. 2. Gov. Bissell, has
issued his proclamation for a special elec
tion to be held on the 4 th day cf January,
to fill tbe vacancy in tbe Congressional
Delegation, occasioned by the death of
Hon. Thomas L. Harris.
A Man Confesses Himself a Mur
derer. A man who gavo his name aa
Peter Martin, last week went to the police
office, in St. Louis, looking the perfect pic
ture of despair, and surrendered himself
into tbe hands of tho authorities, saying
tbat be was a murderer. The first words
he uttered were, "I can stand it no longer;
my life is a burthen, and I most reveal."
He then proceeded to state tbat, about six
weeks ago he came to St Louis, on a boat,
from Cairo ; tbat, on tbe way up a fellow
passenger, whose name be did not know,
attempted to rob him, and that while the
boat was in this port, he sought a quarrel
with the unknown man, iu which he stab
bed biu and then pitched the body over
board, throwing tbe knife after him. He
could not name the boat, and, in short, the
above was all his story, which story must
be regarded, if true, as a remarkable in
stance of tbe remorse of conscience. Ev
erything about the man seemed to bespeak
the truthfulness of this statement, and at
bis own request, he was placed in the cal
aboose, to await an investigation of his
The Methodist Episcopal Church.
The minutes of tbe Methodist Episco
pal Church North, just issued, show tbe
following figures : Number of conferen
ces, 49 ; church members, 956,555 ; (be
ing an increase during tbe year of 136,000;)
churches, 9,063 ; parsonages, 2,407 ; val
ue of church edifices, (17,560,000 ; num
ber of traveling preachers, 6,502 ; local
preachers, 7,530. Tbe Southern Church
has a membership of 655,000; 2,434
traveling, and 4,907 local preachers. To
tal Methodist membership, North and
A Modern Baron Trenck. John
Ilinson, a colored man, who escaped from
the Chester County Prison last May, was
captured and restored to the kindly care
of the keeper on Friday night last. Since
his escape from there, be has been in jail
in Lehigh county, where be broke out,
and a reward of $50 waa offered for him.
On Saturday night a week, he broke out
of the Lancaster jail, making the sixth
time be has broken jail in about 18 months
twice in Chester county, twice in Read
ing, once in Lehigb,aod once in Lancaster.
Benjamin F. Butler, of New York, died
at Paris, on tbe 8th ult He was Attorney-
General of the United States during Gen
eral Jackson's administration, and after
wards for a time United States District
Attorney for the Southern district of New
York. In 1848, Mr. Butler followed Mr.
Van Buren io bis defection fiom tbe Dem
ocratic party, and died a Republican.
Cyrus W. Field, states it hi intention
that be will occupy bit tine wholly to pa
per making. 1
sides being perched npon the erect remains
of tbe once renowned tree of its glorious
A thing in wbioh there is not so much
change, and in which Western men are
very much interested, is the capacious
Western pocket Dollars and cents are
quiat nnamnnntahlv amm. and the. nnnaa
improvemcnt ha unfortunately received a
severe check. But every evil brings in
its train, at least some small amount of
good, to somebody. The hard times have
stopped and put a quietus on tpt species
of mad speculation which has taken pos
session of a certain class of capitalists, East
and West, and the growth of the country
will henceforth be more natural and per
manent Paper towns are also looking
downward, which i a great blessing.
A few words as to the locality iu which
the writer has pitched bis tent. Hamp
ton, tbe scat of justice, is situated near tbe
centre of Franklin county about twelve or
fifteen miles from the line of the Dubuque
& Pacifio Railroad, (which by the way is
finished, and in operation, some fifty miles,
and a movement is on foot which it is
confidently expected will end in the early
completion of the road to Sioux City, on
tha Mississippi river. It is proposed tbat
the State loan its credit for the purpose,
and if this is done, you will again hear of
the rapid settling of Northern Iowa.) Tbe
village is only four years old, and in that
time has grown to a respectable size, con
taining a Court House, Bteam grist mill
and saw mill, stores, &c. There is in the
neighborhood good bodies of timber, and
a fine stream passes by the town.
Some few miles westward, on the road
to Fort Dodge, is the noted Walled Lake,
which, notwithstanding the report circula
ted in various papers, is a reality, being
nothing less than a beautiful body of clear
water in the midst of the prairie -urround-ed
by a regularly laid stone wall, compo
sed of tbe well known boulder rock whieh
is found pretty generally dispersed thro'
out the western prairies, though, strange
enough, not seen for some miles iu the
vicinity of this walled curiosity, exeept
upon its very margin, in the wall describ
ed. This lake is within a few feet of tbe
road, and is worthy a journey of miles to
Miss Abigail Gardner, who was taken
by the Indians iu tbe winter of 56-57,
resides at this place. Your readers will
recollect tbat she and three other women
were, after their friends were murdered in
cold blood by the ruthless savagesknown as
Iok-pa-du-tah's band, compelled to wade
through tbe deep auow for many a weary
mile, bearing heavy burdens, and being
subjected to the most horrible indignities
at their bands. Miss Gardner and Mrs.
Marble were reamed, but the others fell
victims to the baibftrity of their savage
tormentors. Her story, as told by herself,
ia interesting and affecting in tha extreme.
She baa since been married, and is living
in peace among her friends.
I may write again anon.
Youra truly, Jas. T. Mc
Printers sometimes make queer mistakes.
An editor says " tha Democracy are licked
freedom, does it contain.
He has not asked to interpose the power
oi tnc United btates. He was merely re
quested to expostulate, in a civil and
friendly manner, against an act of cruel
violenee and oppression, which strikes a
blow at the personal liberty of every hu
calculated to surprise tbe civilized world,
and to widen tho breach between Protes
tants and Catholics, even in this country,
whieh many were trying to close up. Tbe
child of Monola Mortara, secretly sprink
led by a servant girl, out of excess of teal
for the Mother Church, is torn from its
parents, and their natural claims over him
are treated with contempt by tba Inquisi
tion. This is sanctioned by the Pope,
who says it ia impossible that tha child
shoo!d be restored to them. He thus de
clares that an ignorant servant girl, or any
other person professing the Catholic faith,
may, by sprinkling a little water upon a
cbild, give to that ceremony all the effect
of baptism, and transfer the fidelity of tbe
child from its parents, if tbey ara what
are called "heretics," and make them
strangers to their own offspring, who can
havo no authority over it Was there ever
a more monstrous dogma enunciated in
the wildest days of superstition and eccle
siastical tyranny ? The church claims to
be universal, and its doctrines must be the
same throughout the world. The same
thing may be done with the cbild of a
Protestant in any part of tbe globe ; and
unless the Papal authority withdraws the
extraordinary claims set up in this case,
the consequences npon the social condition
of Catholics where there is no established
religion, and where Protestant sects pre
vail, will be highly disadvantageous to
the laity of that church. Prudent persons
will not risk tbe consequences of employ
ing Catholics, because, according to .this
precedent, the latter may at any time,aod
in any plaee, without the consent of pa
rents, by a stealthy or violent act, change
the course of education and course of life
of children or weak persons. If such a
doctrine is submitted to, a complote sep-
eration between Catholies and Protestants
will be likely to ensue, and religions con
troversies of the most bitter character will
Just reverse the case. Suppose a Jew
ish nurse was to eircumoize the child of a
Catholic, and the Rabbis were to seize tbe
child and refuse to restore it to its pareuts;
and tbat all this was sanctioned by tha
Jewish church. What would the Catho
lics say to such a proceeding 7 Would
tbey submit quietly to it ? And if it
would be wrong in the latter instance, is
it not equally so when the aama thing is
done by tbe Inquisition at Bologna, and
receives the endorsement of the Pope him
self? We leave them to answer these
questions. Clearfield Raftsman.
Farmer's High School of PennsWvania.
A meeting of the Board of Trustees ol
the Farmer's High School of I'cnnlva
nil, met ibis day at Harrisbiug; pre:nt,
His Excellency Wro. F. Packer, Hon.
Wm. M. Hcistcr, Joshua P. Eyre, J.
McK. Snodgrass, Hon. James Mile, IJ jn.
A. O. Heister, II. N. McAllister, E-q ,
and Frederick Watts, E-q , President; the
following proceedings were bad in relation
to tbe admission of pupils.
ORDCKED Bit THE BOARD :
Tbat tbe Institution shall open on tti
third Wednesday iu February, and shall
close on the third Wednesday in Decern
bcr of tbe same year.
Students will be admitted cu the follow
First They must not be unJcr tbe ae
of 16 years.
Second They must bo qualified, by
possessing at least a good knowledge ol
reading, writing, Geography, Aritbmetio,
and Grammar; and an acquaintance with
the elements of Natural Philosophy.Geom
etry, and Algebra, will be an additional
claim to admission.
Tliird They must present satisfactory
evidence of good moral character, and in
dustrious hsbits; and must pledge them
selves to observe the rules and regulations
of tbe Institution ; amoD which will be j
tbe following :
All students will be required to perform
every description of labor ucccssary at the
Institution, whether on tbe farm, iu the
shops, or at or about the College build
iogs; and three hours of active labor uav
ue requirea cacti aay, but no more, unless
upon some special exigency
All kinds of labor will be equally hon
ored, and excellence therein will consti
tute a ground of merit, equally with pro
ficiency in other branches of study aud
Applications for the admission of one
hundred students from the different coun
ties of the State, io proportion to theii
taxable inhabitants (ratio 5796,) will be
received up to the 15th of January, 1S51',
and must be made through the constiiu
tional officers of tho County Agricultural
societies ; and where such societies do not
exist or fail to present, by tha applicants
directly. All applications to be addressed
the failure of applications from any coun
ty, the vacaney will be filled by tbe Board
of Trustees, from tbe surplus applicants
of other counties.
One hundred dollars paid in advance,
shall be the charge for tuition, boarding,
washiog, fuel, light and books, for each
session of ten months.
Students should bring, besides their or
dinary apparel, comfortable elotbing, suit
able for farm work, to be worn only when
It is important that all students be pre
sent at the commencement of the session.
No deductions can be made upon the sum
required to bo paid.
By order of tho Board.
FRED'K WATTS, President.
December 8, 1358.
That Test. It is a little singular,
slightly so, tbat while adherence to tbe
Lecompton doetrin ia presented to the
North aa a teat of Democracy, Gov. Ham
mond, of S. C, does not forfeit bis stand.
ing by speaking in tbe most contemptuous
like a band of brothers," instead of linked, j mauner of tha whole Lecompton policy,
and another aays, " and wa have vet tha j and calling it aa "leaking 0th blood and
enemy and va ara theirs I" fraud." -.
Curious Case. W e mentioned in our
last, in an abstract of tbe proceedings of
the Circuit Court, that a man named John
Ualpin had been found guilty and condem
ned to a year's service io the penitentiary,
for having stolen and killed a heifer be
longing to U. J. Reed. It turns out that
Mr. Reed's heifer was neither stolen or
killed, for a day or two ago it came home
alive and hearty, thus proving tbat poor
Halpin had been wrongfully condemned.
Fortunately he had not been sentenced ; so
a new trial was granted him, upon which
tbe indictment was quashed and tbe man
released. Otloica (Ohio) Free Trader.
The farm below Milton, lately owned
by Phillip Uiigert, deceased, ceotaining
113 acres, was up at Public Sale, and
struck down to David Esbbach, if Turbut
township, for tbe sum of one hundred and
thirty-two dollars and a half, par acre.
We stated ic last week's Miltoniun that
the farm of the late Philip Ililgcrt, was
struck down to Mr. David Esbbacb of Para
dise. Mr. Esbbacb informs ns tbat be did
not make a bid, and therefore through a
misunderstanding tbe property is op for
sale a second time
A man named Phelps, a postmaster in
Fayette county, Ohio, and bis two daugh-
ters have been arrested on the chargo of
robbing the mail, the two girls, who are
quite young the oldest not being over 15
years, have made a full confession. Tbev
bad, it is alleged, stolen about 300 at va
rions times, and spent it for dress snd fur
niture. The father, however, denies all
knowledge of the robbery.
Friend Tate, of tbe Iiionmsbur IhJKo
rwc'.savsbe was in Philadulphiaon Thanks
giving day, and did bis duty in attending
at church three times during the dy and
evening. After reading this exhibition
of penance on the part of our eotcmpnrarv,
our eye- involuntarily glanced over tba
ailv.riioing columns bf the Ikm icrat, tr
see if them lottery and " secret disease"
advertisements, published io violati ro cf
the laws and good morals, were still to bo
seen. Tbey still occupied their '.Wte
fe, aud we cams to the einclusiuo if
three sermons in one day could make n
impression tpon our cott&ipornry, it wu
useless for any eJitor to attempt to ref rni
him on this subject." Sanhury A nt.-i.-an.
We are pleased ta seo that our uliiii.
tons friend and neighbor, Masssr of this
American, after an alscnceof many weeks.
has returned to bis editorial duties. Ncit
lo Bayard Taylor, Harry is tbe greaUet
traveler of the age. A book of M tss-r's
travels, containing a faithful accouut of all
that he has seen and heard, would be about
as interesting a thing as a man could real.
A Mistake In one of the papers
published at a neighboring town we see a
prominent advertisement beaded. " A
rgain I Farm for Ale." That mm
must be wanting to lay in a large supply
of that pleasant beverage, or else there U
an omission on tbe part of the printer of
the letter a
A pocket book containing $5,000 waa
dropped in the street on Monday last, by
a visitor to tne refersburg, Va., fair, and
found by a little girl, who honestly return
ed it to the owner, io eonsideratioo of
which service she was presented with tbe
handsome aod liberal reward of 12 ceoU'
worth of eaady. That fellow's heart is a
bit too small.
Those, who take pride io the beautiful
appearance of Philadelphia, will be pleas
ed lo learn tbat the unsightly market sheds,
with nil their filth and dirt, are about n
be removed from nigh street, which will
hereafter rank with the widest, finest, and
most pleasant streets of any city iu thj
There is a strong rumor that
Bigler and other parasites of tbe Slavery
Government are about to start another
paper to supercede tho l'enn'yhanian
tbe latter paper not being sufficiently sub
servient to the Slave interest ! "A lower
deep" is demanded !
Iu tho city of Boston Police Court late
y a bright looking boy of eleven years of
age was sentenced to tbe house of Refor
nation for being a common diuukard '
Think of tbah
Tba campaign of 1860, as far aa Peno-
and Vice President a Governor fill be
elected, and tbe Legislature chosen then
will have to elect a United States Senator.
The alarm of Fire, yesterday morning,
was caused by tbe burning of some clothes,
which bad been plseed near the stove for
drying, at tha residence of tho Jewish
priest, Rev. Mr. Oppenbcim, opposite
Dcen's Hotel. The fire was extinguished
before much damage had been done. Dan
Vicissitudes. The Bury (Eagland)
Post says that Mr. Kidsdale, who died
recently with only threepence in bia
pocket, and whose funeral expenses were
defrayed by a subscription, was wealthy a
few years ago and owned 100 horses, but
was ruined by his losses on tba "Turf."
Fine specimens of Stlmon are beio
caught iu tho Susquehanna at this
point. Wa heard of ono captured lately
which weighed eleven pounds. Though
rather bulky, that is not the largest size
of Susquehanna Salmon. Sunbury Gaz.
The New Puddlcr, an ingenious Iron
machine, put up by John Grove, near tbe
Montour Boiling Mill, at an expense of
several thousand dollars, is approaching
its completion. The machinery was tried
a few day sago and works to a charm. It
is intended to do away with much labor
necessary in puddling iron Danei.la
Every man in China must piy op hi
debts at the beginning of the year, anJ
also at the time of a religious festival
about the middle of the year. If unablo
to setilo at these times, his business stops
until bis debts are paid. Wonder bow
such a just observance might suit tho
Com. Siewarl has received leao t f ab
sence for six months from 'ho Navy IV
pirtment. Captain Eagle takes command
of tho navy yard till tbe Commodore's ro
turn. A salute was tired on Si turday oi,
Com. Stewart taking bis leave of tho offi
cers and employees cf the yatd.
Problem. If Glancey Jones is to be
Minister to Austria, because the pop!o
rejected him by 19 majority, what ofl'o
ought that old Federalist, Buchanan, t
give Wanner, who is rejected by the pecplo
to the tunc of 4C9 f
An Adininisjratioo man in narrisb'irjt,
writing to tho editor of the Danvi Io
otraf, says : " I hope Slifer will be Trea
surer. No better man ban Slifer, and if
people knew as much about hi fidelity
I do, he would be chosen without hesita
tion." The officers of some of the churches in
Milwaukic have notified the proprietors of
the hotels in tbat city, that pews will bo
reserved for the use of strangers io !bsT
various bouses of worship- Tiu i au ex
The man who nev.r lakes the papers wa
in town yesterday. IU sold hi potato.
at 25cts a t usUcl, the same pr.ee ibey wt ru
wheu be was a boy. He Kid o.-vtr 1
of any ehango, iu tho pricsVf f loJaie .
yfentour A no nan