M'Kean County Democrat. (Smethport, M'Kean County, Pa.) 1858-186?, March 22, 1860, Image 1

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    M'KE
ESTREI
F.v.e.raa_TnurtsDAY .
By OVIATT,
SMETHPORT, ,IVI'KEAN' COUNTY, PA.
OFFICE,. B..E..CORNER OF PUBLIC 89.13 ARE
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• - —.: ... .A. D..,11A.M.L1N, • : •' '. •
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Surveyor, Drartimom .Conveyancer; '.and 72.eal Estate
' .Agent.'. SMettiport, hllter.tvcatinty : Pa. .. - • ..
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B: F; VBIGHT .. ' ..
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Wholesale mid Itetail De fi ler in Fam i ly' GroCotten, -Pork,
Incur; Salt; Feed,- Bbots and Slices, &c., kn. !Stoic
In the • Astarnouse* hlook, qmethpprt !W. .
Dealer' in Dry Goods; Giocerles,. Pork, Floui, Salt; Fish
-Ready-Made Olothinigi Poots nn.i Shoes. • Smettrport,
. • • WILLIAM. - • • ' •
Practical Mechanic,Bridge-builder,
Part Ajtegheuy, rlfean'county, Pa.. • . ;
• • • J.. t. 'BROWN; •
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813 itvEyint DRAFTSMAW; CON VEY A NOP.II and Beal
' Dante Agent; t °Mee, Williamsville, Elk Clo.,:l'eno'n.
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Chapin & Boyle;' Esq , s..,
Ilon, Thomas Struthers, • •
W. -B. 'Brownell, Efj.,
lion. A. Wilcox
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Sraetlinort, PR
• • ' CARVER:HOUSE • •• •
J 066 IL'HuLL . Pro'prictoy. corner of.Witer and 'Hickory
.Streete, Warren; Pi.' General Stage Office.
• J. C. BACKUS &: CC. ". . • •
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'General Dealers .in Dry Goods, Groceries; 'Grocirerk,
aady-Made Clothing; Mots and Shoes, nate and Cape !
opposite the Coo rt.llonse, Smothport Pa.
FMB HOUSE,
'Fronting the Public Square; Olean,'N. Y. ZiA3lne
!di Ltit , Proprietor.• The robes nouse is entirely new
and built of.brick, and .is furnished in modern . style.
The proprietor flatters himself that his accommoda
tions are not •surpassed by any hotel in Western New
York. .oarrlageft run to and frdm the New York , and
Erie Rail Road.• • • . ' ' • 3,9*-tf.
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ATTORNEY Jet . ulWi BRIIMIPOTt, .MICOAR COR.TO. Pa.;.
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Agent for Messrs.. Keating' & .Co'a Lands' - Attends
- ' °Specially tcithe'Oollection of Claims; Examination of
- , Laud Titles . Payment of Texas, and all business rola
' tin to Real•Bstate.. 0111COin Hamlin Block:.; • " -.
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WniOni.,•PrOprietoty—at Kinsua,. Wniren county
Pa. IlisTable will be ; supplied with the best the
conntry.OlTords,,, and he pare no pains in aeComod.itiug
his gnests,. '•
E.'BOUGHTON ELDRED,
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Attorney and .Counsellor at Law, .Ssnetliport,,'M'Kean
County, .-Pa. - Business entrtiated to Ws care for the
counties of l!!PIC earl, Potter nn 1- Elk: will be promptly
attended Co .01TIce in'the Couet second floor.
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I'llyttician., and Burgeon, - . .Sinethport, Ea, will attend to
all professional calls with :protoptness..• flues
well'Block, second floor.' : - ;
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- • . BUTLER-6c C 0.,. - •'. ''
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Wholesale and natal *micro in. Staple' and Fan c y.Dri
' (}node, Cai•petiog, Ready, Idado .Clothing; and' General
Furnishing Goods, Boots and Shoes, Wall and Window
'paper, Looking Glasses kn.' At Olean. N. Y, . . .
• . BEiciliETT-310115E,. •
limetkport, Wl:eau CO., Pa; D. R. BWA . NYMr t P.roprie
' tor:--oppoaite, the Court Ilonae. A iiew, large, emu
modloaa and well•furniatted'hoilse:
JOHN C. BACKUS,
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Attorney and Oraineellor at.l.lttri Smetliport, Mllean Co'
- ',.Pa: ' Wantland to all buainons in bla profeaninn in the
, connties of rit , Kenn, Potter and Elk', Oilleonver 0. K.
Sartwell & lirotitere , Store:.
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HACKNEY HOUSE,
Ootnar of Second and Marty streets, :warren, Pa.
A. BißßOlt, Proprietor,, •Tr4velat's will findgood'ac
commodations and rpagonalde charges. , ,
E. S. MASON,
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Dealer in Sto'ves, Tin Ware, - Jappaned Ware, &c., west
: side of the Public Square, Smothport;.Pa. Custom
.vrork done ,to order on the shortest notice, and in tho
• i most substantial manner. ' • ••... .• •
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; • : ..W..8. BaOWNELL,
Dealer in. Dry Goode, Oroceriee, Oioolcery, flarthyare,
_Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps. Glace, Nails, Oils, ke.,
Boat • side of the Public Square, Stnethport; Pa..
A: J.. OTTO,
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Dealer la Prorislons and Fainily Groceries generally,, at,
Perinea Valley, Isl , lCean ,0,0. , ,.. Pa. Grain, Lumber,
Shingles, Sce.,' taken In exchange for Goode. : Patent .
'Medicines for sale." ' . .
L.&BABHE'S HOTEL,
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R. LAn me. Proprietor,:--Alle4lionr Bridge, M , Hean
Co., Pa.. Thie house is eitnated about nine miles from
Smethßort on the road - to Olean, std will . wiwwwu a
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convenient stopping-plane . . ' . .. .
EMPORIUM HOUSE,
84ippon, 111 , Kean Co., Pa. N. L. DYKE, proprietor
'A commodious and „woll-fornished lumen:. Strange I;
and tuivelers will god good accommodations. ..• '
FATUKERS' VALLEY HOTEL;
By T. GOODWIN; Thie bowie la al tooted abont tiro mil o
from Bmethport on the road to Olean. .Neasute partici;
and others can be accommodated on tho ahortest notfee.
ELDRED HALE-WAY HOUSE,
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NA . IIIA4 Penns, Propretor- .Thls house Is situated hal.
..way.hetween Smethport and Olean. If you want a good
dinner this Is the place to stop.,' . . . • .
'GRORDIS CORWIN,
'Proprietor of the Orlit Mill, . at, Mechanicsburg, MO
Kean Co'tint) , Pet. Flour. llideni,• and Food, ennstantl
on hand and for sale, In large and small.quantitios.• •
RAILROAD ROUSE,
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0. . OSTRANDER, Proprietor, 'Norwich, 111 , Kean . Co.•
Pa' • Good , accommodations ban ; be bad there ,at 'al
ALLEGAITY•HOUSE,
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Mina E l -n . DOLLE'r, Proprintor, at Pert* Allegany, Ate
. • Koan County, Pa. Thin 110 tel. le situated at the June
Von of the Smothport and Allegany Myer. WA, nln9
rotten end of Srunthport. . . .
• .ASTOR . .-I - 10USE::'
smET.,ioRT,.III,II4AN ;co., Ptt • •
VIM: HASKELL : : : Phiprietor,
Plie Prolirtntor having .incently purohatnin and tlti
onghly Witted OW Ardor Ilonan,.nattern kinnielr that be
can furnish no good neponuriodations as tiny hotel In Wntit
ore Piinnitylvanta, ' . • . •
• • . WANTED, • • s
TONS OLD OAST IRON in exehanga Air work, 'a
the • • SSIRTII PORT PIIRNAO
mar.. port &De Tau lu toyn ut t6a, •
ASTOR MOUSE STORtV,
Somebody'S . Sot) was out last night,
Cruising - Oboht the.tow•n ';.
And,:y I miSteke,not, hev . Fits" flea;
“Tighfas.a Derby•elo:vn.”
knityrhe'i consitierea a moral yonth,. ; •
Mono suspicion. ; but that . •.
e no reason why, to tell the truth,
He hat tta brick in hie hat." . ••.
: Daylight morality ofteM takes . .
Strange fancies into lid-head;
And ccplaYs the devil;" or ttjurtms snakes"
When the public eye lo in bed.' :
«.11/y son can't dance," Somebody:said,.
never a lessen took he"— ::,• • : .
Enthe.thinced.last night while you werelin.hett,
Arid cgwilight" vvria thero • .
You May . call It : . dameing',,m..not, as you feel,
'Though for half an hour or.moie, •• .
darice . d; or,”jigdea" a gctangle.:foot-feet,?'
I . n front of.my office door. . • .
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('My .eon can't sing," Sornebodirsweaio,
Tlut he sung last night; I knoW; •
As heiliAa song; es.Odemon dares • .•
TO 'sing in the regions below!
"My son:don't imbibe ," . Somebody thinks;
Well ; may be•he don't; butthen,
That he•acrs very 'much like one .who drinks,
Can be rroved by a hundred men..-
Ilidgmy, Pi
Warren. .Pa
Yet aoszethidg was tight, yes, drienk, last night,
Smdrunk it eopld seareely.eraWl;'
Perhaps 'twas the rim of a crownless . hat; .
That I found on my garden Wall.
So for fear"l rim wrong and Sornebody'S right,
My hasty werds.l.recall, • •
Andsay ihat the thing I ellw last:night:
Was n,oborlyys son-that's all. •
GOING HOKE WITH THE GIRLS:
The..entrande into: society may be said to
take plate immediately afterYoyhodd has pass
.ed away, yet a.multitude take an initiative be
foie, their beard are presentable. It is a great
trial, either:at a tender or. a 'tough :age.- ,For
an.overgrown. boy to go to 'a door, knowing
there is.a dozen girls inside; and kaow'Or
ring with absolute certainty thorn two :min
utes all their eyes will be upon him, is a severe
test of courage. To go : before these girls and
make .a satisfattorrtour of the 'room: withoilt
steppingYn' their toes; and sit down and dispose.
of one's hands Wlthout them in ones
pocket, is an achievemeMhich felir boys can
boast: If - a boy can go so fel: as to measure
off ten" ards of tape with one of thogirls;and
cut it short at each end, he may stand a chance
to,pass a pleasant evening; but , let him Pet fiat_
himself that all the trials of
,"the evening
are over. „ . '•
There comes, at last; the breaking up, The
deir girls don their hoods, and put op' their
:shawls, and look so saucy and mischievous;
and UnimPressible; and inderendent, as If they
;didn't wish anybody to•go home with him, then
comeithe.pinah, and the boy' that has thamost
.pluck Makes to the . prettiest girl; his heart in'
his throat, and his-tongue`clinging to; the roof
of his month, and crooking up' his 'elbow; stain
iners out the words; “Shall.l . see you home P'
She touches her ,finger to his arm, and they
wallt home a foot apart; ..Teeling as awkard.as
two goilins. 'soon as she-is safe within her
Own doors• he strats home, find really thinks he
'has been, and gorre; and done it: Sleep comes
to him at. last, . with &coins of Caroline .and
calico, and he wokes in.the'inorning and finds
the doors of life .open to him, . and . the pigs
squealing for breakfast. ' '
HINTS TO PARENTS.- 4 ilf you practice, sever.
ity, Speak.harshly, frequently punish in anger,
you will find 'your children will imbibe your
spirit'and manner. But if you are' wise, and
treat your little ones with tenderness, you will
fix the image of loire in their minds, and they
will love you • and each other, and in their con
versation will imitate that which, they have
.heard •from the tenderest friends that children
have on earth." Childhood is tho-no Wing sea-
son, and although the fruit may • not be devel
oped until lateat night, it is very rarely that
good seed fails to produce a bountiful 'harvest.
The following is a funeral sermon lately
preached in Ohio . ,•bY a Buckeye . clergyman
"1 have been begged, importuned, and en
treated to peach this sermon;.btit . I don't want
to do It. 1 never .
.41 like the man ;'I. never
knew notbinegood of, him. He had horses,
and•he run them ; he hail cocks and he fit them•
have'heard he was occasionally good at fires.
The bearers will PleaSe remove the body and
aign . the following' hymn •: - • • ."
. tillelieving we rejoice
To see the Miss removed."
Young man, do'you believe in a rawer state ?
til. do ;: and I intend ..to enter it as, goon us
Betsy is ready:" • .
"!Go td youngman, you arti incorrigi
ble. Go • .
Go two 4 if it wasn't for tie law, biga
my, whip me if T wouldn't gO. a tioieri.r :but
who •.wauhl .supposo, Deacaii,• that a mail of
your yeats.,w,99ll.l:givir such to a roan
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ofF,lit3.pol ri;....r.oo.cOvNTy l .. p.A..„ THLTOspAy.i..w4ig,cH.:..2,'..:l.:Boo
SOMEBODY'S SON
Irr TIN:11;LGIlt
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A SPECIMEN VE Al AFRICAN
RULER.
A correspondent Of the Boston 'Po . sti writing
from Badagry;'West Africa, under the's.. date of
September 27th, given the, following cheracter 7
antics' of as influential gentlemanoY Africa : • "
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. egbahomey is - governed probably by the most
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.tyrannical Monarch'. in the 'whole wrrld..,',His . l
word is law, and'•*haever , thWarts him ;losei:
his head without the 'leaikcer'emoriy,'litit T
Must .Say that it is the.lenstlVirerned country''
that I have 'seen in Africa. '''lieii;dcing 6the
most powerful'and warlike people: cin:' thie:" . A l ;
tinent, and-Wcontinuaftyengaged•in hostili lei
against. the smaller
. iuld Welikef : tribes, to 014
tarn prisoners; maiircirarktii*aveiold as eievei
and large: Oumbers are offered es saerificeaupon
the • death of any;favorite of his. majesty.,...--
While I.'wae as Whydah ke . OtTered up
,300 vic
tim's at the ' 'funeral 'cerpinonles of one of his.
Chiefs:, At the death qi,lCing Ouzo, who' died
last,Noveraber, 800 captivee: were .killed,, bar
sides 200 of his favorite , s ivives.. Since then
tire number of victims killed by this blood=
'thirsty wretch' for his father, le ,tlOll Pre ,
vious to..my going to 'Whydab, the •King had
sant•his messenger With his cane, commanding
all , people, both black : and white; who 'We're
trading inbis country to appear .it . thihomey,
tq attend tbe grand custorrrof the latalcifie his
.father: , As I was not in Waydzith . at the time,
the - message was sent to me saying that he bad
been successful in hia expeditions, and bad ta
ken three thousand. 'prisoners,: whoee',"bloOd
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would be used to 'wash the' graVas :of his' an
cesters. Whenever the King's name is Men
tioned;all within hearing fall down, and kiss
the earth, and cover themselves with dust.---
.They• Would not deliver the message to nne un
til I stood up and .took' oft my hat.. : You' have
to take the cane in your hand dulling the deliv
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cry of the'message, when you ara.supposed to
be in direct communication with the King; the
messengers al; the time.. are prostrate on .the
ground. .Three men , are 'always sli, one to'
watch' the others, and see' the' Meseng,e is de
livered as received: This' is always the case
when. any message is sent to the next world,
'to :see that the way is.not lest. ,• . . ._ .
preient King's title" is Retrnee, which'
means the lion, arwbctse name btitth ,men and ,
be r aet flee. About three months . ago the fetish
told the King that tinsitecgthirofvu , certaitt
lage were the.means of
. the late King's death.
lie c.onsequentliattacked.thern and killed ever
ry soul—six, hundred , in 'number.:—not sparing
one. So much'for this wholesale butchery."
A FAIR BUSINESS TRANSACTION.
' We, print, in another column an extract from
a Natchei pope!, describing the circumstances
attending, the sale Of fifty-Six slayee, which
were disposed of at auction in-Mississippi, on
account of the Rev. Dr. Potts; pastor. , of'the,
liniversity place Presbyterian dutch in this
city. It seems that the reverend Doctor held
fifty-six slaves as security for tbeprincipal and
interest 'of a . mortgage, and that they were
sold at auction to satisfy his claim. This is
a fair bueinesi transaction, and probably Dr.
Potts was so horrified at- the' idea of having
anything to do with slaves that hc„ like many
other Northern- theoretical abolitiOnists who
come into possession of *that kind of property
in some unexpected way; sold his niggers .at
the earliest possible opportunity. Our South=
ern cotempotary'blarnes Dr. Potts for selling
imgroes in 1854, and Preacblng an abolition
sermon iu,1859 ; but it Must be' remembered'
that, like most anti-slavery people, he. had al
ready made all the money he could. 'out of the
business,, end was therefore at libertyto re
lieie his mind nn the - subject. • 'Probably Beech.
Cheever, and 'all the other abolition par
sons, would do the 'seine thing: if they were
placed in the position of. Dr: .Potts. He lends
money on interest—that 'is his worldly busi
ness-7Vvith nigger ilecortties I he preaches ab
olition sermoris—that is his way of keeping
square with the other world.', The Doctor Us
yaidlor his, sermons, and must suit the taste of
his congregation, being, like Saint - Paul, etAll
things to all men," white; black and
. yellow,
North and South. , We 'tlCt not suppiise that
either the Southern or Northern press, religious
and secular, willview the apparent contraction
between Dr. Potts/ principles and his practiCe
from the broad , philanthropic stand-point which
we ha , ie assumed, but we should like to hear
from the Tribuha and the Independeizi on the
subject.—N. Y. Herald. :
Salmasius was perhaps the most learned man
in the 17th century. Re ,had •not•only rend
books, but libraries . ; , and yet whirr he,came to
die, it was his hitter exclamation, trOb,llive
lost a world'of time t 11ad T but one year lon
ger, it ahould ;spent sin' reading Davidla
Paaltirsi and Paulsx epistles."
Ftx TIIi Var.—At a concert in Wisconsin,
at the conclusion of : the song, - cittiere's a good
time coming," a country farmer etit up end ex
claimed c . • ,
the
ig . Mistey, couldn't you fixh data? That
it what vveWant—just .give tie the date,, Mis-
An old lady lefng,..a§keil to suiwrilio to a
newsp+per~ declined; on . the ;round, that when
She Winded newt the inunnfactured it.
' ;~.V!'~R ~~ IX
THE SHOEMAKERS, STRIKE AND
THE MANUFACTURERS' STRIKE.
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The shoe manafacturers:cifMaseachusettsj
haye held a meeting at Haverhill . , and resolyed
to. “strike"--in other wOrdi i , not to listen to
the. complaints of the labor gstrikere" or yi'eld.
to their 'clemands:., SO that capitol can strike
as, well, es labor:. . • '• '
Yhit movement is now assuming formidable
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dirhensions, and there is. no setting what will
befits 'extent -hereafter,' or where it, will stop.
A mass meeting iito_be held here ro-morrovi
evening to sympathize with the strikers, and
raise subscriptions to enable them to hold net
against the papitalists who refuse to pay
together. Meetings on thisfreelitiOrquestrOil
lia‘M been held in Philadelphia; and even in
Iberia, and the Movementwitl- extend to every
Northern State; 'and to other trades besides
shoemaking It , will also affect commerce and
every -..destription', of business. Nor does -it
make any diffeittiCe what the inanufactures any'
and think, 'or Whether the 'demands rif the
strikers are just
,reasmiable. When' men's
passions are roused, apd their vital, interests
at the sametirrie at stake, they. ere . notlikely
to reason accurately or come to Togical conclu. ,
lions. Pandora's heir has been opened by the
anti-slavery party of the North, and a hoit of
ills have been let loose'N;ori the community ;
but it is not so.erisy to shut them up again in
their prison or to, remedy the. eonsequencee.--
Let us see what may be done.
There'ean he no doubt in the mind of any
impartial absertier, that- the falling oft in the
shoe trade Which has led to low wages and
strikes, originated in the Withdrawal of the
Southern custom from New England, find that
such-withdrawal' woe the direct effect of the
anti-slavery crusade against the South,e(whicif
New England is the head-quarters. 'As long
as it was confined to mere agitation It was en
dured by the South, .though withouffi.dignation
and disgust. But when it came to blows, and
John - Brown, with his insurgent gang of trai
tors) aided and assisted by funds from the - very
'men in Massachusetts whii,were directlY or in
directly deriving 'a subsistence fronl the South,
'invaded:Virginia for the ,purpose , of treating a
servile insurrecfior, and abolishing by force
: and arms.the institution of the South, the ',if;
fair assumed a very difierent astittt.. Not Wee .
this the worst feature of, it. The Jittiniseme4
of the invasion by great public, meetings in, the
principal cities, including Boston; without nne
word of dissent, and the ringing of bells and
other.marki of reverence and respect, : if noto f
hero-worship, Which' signalized the'day 'of hii
'execution, in the towns of New • Engfand, were
sufficientto rouse' even'a .less spirited people,
than nut brethren of the South.into an attitrale
of defiance and reprisals..To: crown all, the
infamous book of Hinton Howirn Helper, which
suggest massacre of the white population of
the .South .as the - short Way to end .disputes
about slavery, was endorsed,by the leading men
of Neiv E . ngland and the North, including W..
H. Seward sixty-eight members of Con-,
gress. If the Southern people did not resent
this.they would be meaner than the worm that
turns upon the foot
-shat treads it.
..They did
l i .resent Rh) , withdrawing their business,` and
the consequence unfortunately • is that the in
hocent suffer with theguilty. . . •
.Now there is just one way . of redressing the
innocent and punishirig the guilty, and that is
by the constitutional Woripon'of the ballot box. ,
'Let everyman vote.against the party . which
has brought such evil upon• the
: North until if
is'crushed oat, and the South is satisfied that
the : people of New England do not sympathize
with their enemies; persecutors and slanderers.
Thus will harmony be restored, and the friend
ly relations and business intercourse which ex-
isted in formai% times will be establialied once
more, and there will be no need of strikes, for
he increase of besineas will compel the mane
fixcturers to pay more. satisfactOry • wages to
their hands.•• . , . • • • • • •••
We trust that., the election in New Hampshire,
which is to come off on Tuastlay next, will be
the turning point towards" reason, and.. that it.
will result in a gloriotis defeat of the republi
cansL,the beginning of. a revolution at the .
polls which will extend to. CpOnecticPt, Rhode
Island and the other States of New England;
and generally-throughout the Nortb, till there
is nothing left of irepublicanism but the disa
greeable odor arising from its 'extinction, Hire
that, of a candle blo'wn out by tlia wind.—X.
The Sunbury -and Erie Roadt-its import
ance to the ,State and Commerce of .
•P'hiltidellithiftf. n. • • •
• Beforethe City orNew York had set her
self in communic.ation by canaliand - Itailroads
with, the Lakes, not She, but Philadelphia was
the queen of *Commerce, and this fact speaks
volumes. •It refutes th'e - assertion that the ge
ogrsphlcal situation of the pot t, of New York
is more -falforable for foreign commerce than
that of Philadelphia, for. in. the•time of turn
pikes, when the two rival ports were•op equal
terms in regard .to the means and facilities of
land transport, Philadelphia gentrolled the IM•
port and Aistribuling trade, .ithich she could not
have done had New York possessed 'superior
advantages. Theie the latter city ..acAuired
only with the Erie canal, and. the tailtheds
built afterward's,' bringing: het ,iri ccinnection•
ivith the ,Lakes., We conld§ncit 'follow ber'ex.
ample in building canals, the formation
,of the
boil of Pvitnsylitonla not admitting of this, hut'
railroad we st.tuld have built. apt! had 'this,
been done sirbuitanetiusly. With.the 'New -York.
roads to-tire' Lakes,. Philadelphia- wettld have.
recoVered:what she has•lost :by:this tirrie.'.• To
have "a ConVenient harber'is.hotanonih to 'et
tract foreign' trade,
.:Superieratinunonletitions .
with the interior,"anithe:cettaintY of 'filidirigr .
at rill times,.reafly return cirgees,•is• the "con
sidaratlon . with foreign • shippers. , : We, 'must:
first seize eursbare.of. the gram and other pro.
duce of the• Lake regions, before we can "hope
to enjoy our share of foreign corrimerae; and
this the'SnnburY and =Erie rend Will do. It is
the iron artnatretched out. by. Philadelphia be
yond the Lake ports controlled . by New York,
'which ,will.snatcli • trwey . a large portion of the
Lake trade . beferelt, 'reaches 'the narrows ,of
Lnke Ontario. • "I • • • •
. .
When in 182" " • Fie - Canal from Albany to
13uflitle•Wal corn ad, Buffale VMS *het Erie
is at present--an ignificant .town. • It
. hed,
population scareely,;2Aoo, hicii hoWever,..
-trebled in . less",than fiVe•years after theopening
of _the canal... Albany, which . et that time, had
existed Moto than a century and almoner, had
a Population of only
.12,000. which. doribled in
the sante. short period'. , The . ennalrtild .the
Y. central: railroad constructed Inter, .did for.
the Western portion Of .New. York • What the
Sunbury and Erie road is.destinerto•clo for ;the
North=west •Peen.sylvanla. West, of .Alba-•
ny, New York. State was a Wildernesn in '1823.
Nowlitewhole area covered "With . farms;
villages and cities. Buffhle has 80,000 MlA's : .
itants: Albany 70,000; ,TrOy50,000; RoChes.
ter 50,000, Syracuse. 35;000,- and numerous
other cities have from 0,01)0 to 30,000. '• • •
•' All around the Lakei large centres of 'corn.
merce bave IlevelOped themselves'•with .surpri
sing"rapidity, and now the Lake trade •is
mated•at no less,kthan_ $600,000,000, which is
abort.' double the value of the: entire .export
trade et the ;United States, and when it con-,
sidered that this trade grew, in•theahort space
of 'fifteen sears, from'. $65,000m00 in :831. to'
its present extent,:• an. idea :May be farmed of
its future.-
• 'lt is from this trade that the palaces of New .
York have been built. It is this trade vvhitb
'poet's the riches .of the .Northivest • one (tithe
"world's• granaries, into•her search of
which European .yessels sali from our shores,
and this has created New
. York commercial en.
premacy,
.But foty-live yeareugo;
phia controlled the reign. commerce of this
country, but' we remained behind in the Con-
Struetion of-direct improved
. .communication's
.with the lake.4,.and wherrra re we nowl.•
• The tonnage of the vessels that cleared' the
port of New York last year. Was. 1,476,270.— .
The tonnage of.sPhiladelphia 125,007.• . The
n
value of America anti foreign produce' export
ed froni New York, "was . $117,339,825
Of hir imports; : • : • . .20,181440
'Total, ' • , $310;720,17¢:,
Of Philadelphia thidomestit 'and
imtta airiotiotod to '" ' ' 9r,373 ( ,020
liefimporta to. 14,529,331
To' what extent NeW Yak imports for Phil
adelpiiiti- may be imagined• . from the following ,
fact; which we find in the Iriet Board of. Trade
report. ' The value of •single article of dry
goOdSirtiported last yetir into Philadelphia was
' ' • $21,650,000
Of ttlee . c: were .nteredintao . ur ovni
Entered into New York,
"'Large as our dieiributioh trade. is, owing to
the advantages of. our •geographical situation,
our hareign trade declines, for the reasons...ei
signed, anal New York, reaps *the best beneffte
of hOth our commerce and. industry.. ShCirri,
ports goods for us•from abroad, and • transtiprts•
our iron, coal and timber,. and rattriVra,„,Cti
Lures to the, Northwest as return ..treight - m
the . :grain of that region. - She monopolizes -by
this means .one-half of t4' :entire export' and
import. trade of the .United -States,. and . Our.
share of it is but one-thirtieth.: Such areithe
reeults of her'Superior connections •with the'
Lakes and the NOrthwestothd.the 'backward.:
ness of Peririiylvania in this respect.:.•The er
rors. orthe past must he re,paired promptly and
speedily. It is 'a ditty of self-prorgisation..---
New York has nothing of her own to otter to
ihe.Nortbweet. She
. .mtehang,ea with. her . in
foreign and Penrisylvania.products: ..We ought
taassume,our legitimate .position,* and this.yre
can (wpm.) , by means of-the Sunbury and Erie
Whatever the mistakes and delinquencies of
former Legislatures have been, in . connection ,
with this road, andliewever severe a condem" ,
nation,the Manner deserves' in . w.hich the State
canals were, transferred to the Sunbury* end'
Erie Company, we , oannotnew allow the'corn—
pletion of a linern:which a thonsand •Pennsyl
vania interests centeri. upon which the- pros;
perity and future of our 'State depend, In • so
large. a measure, to.be indeGinitely deferred.
'l he people of Pennsylvania cannot, for the
above and other equally cogent reasons, . per
alit, in the present* critical condition of the
Company, a foreclosure 'the mortgage, held
by the State, "to take.plqce,,,fora public sale of
this road Might transfer it to the hanils of
• Ilew
York speculators, and.On enterpriqe which in-*
volVes the " - dearest P.ennsylvaniti ..in terests
Would thus , besitt the mercy of,a rival*
.Staie,
which has, every reason *to 'be" jealous, And
w6UI4 certainly shrink from. no meana.:.w.hat-,
ever,.to defeat the objects for which the
bury ;and Erie line Was - projected. The sacri=
flee which the State Legislature have made irr
traniferring the Cabals fo,the Company for the
completion of 'that road, mnst . not new .he.
thrown ris*.er(ohetacle•in,the way of its. coot
,pletion.—,Peneryt»anian.,. • .•
. .
LAIRWSITIES AT' erti..7.4A card, Or
pack•of cards, that is not niarked; . •
• A 'child between ihe ages, of seven nnd.tivenL
ty-one that done: nth go 'everywhere and al=
Ways wear his belt and navy.ahooter.
A handsome woman ever the age of 'thirteen
summers, that Maisluilaleie than ten , or twehty.
A mo u p t a in i n e e who. ties, not ,ten s or twelve
itgtilch claiins" , .for•saln, arid WhiCh he 4 4 knowii•
will notaveraio Sim' $5, td the. itn"."'-.,. • •
. .
. . .., . ~ .
- . . . ..
O(IIiTIN'S,POLITIf9.It; targ'.-41.' lie. p olitica l. i
. t i r.
of 'the Repohliepn eitmlidete.' ht . thimMeil oft cos
follows . : . .fie wa6 Choir:mm.o the Whig Static
Central committee in 4851;.ettimpet1 the State
in eienpan . yr with - Polipet: , (oh/ sub/ alit t 1 a Or /4 i i
Part II ‘,..; ' llie Knoll; Nuelth:epe ,
Nl'hwirosieflaus.-4annYiern Olt
pen.atid.ink poittsl,t of,one
,k.:
fascinating'and fashien,ble,bittrero4 l ;e l 4o4;' '
, , ,
ter about the lu x urious ' drawing.toonne
?She is very pettife, , holds
ti
side; and peepi out t. her : Ois,„oiptit
.She appiiiaches you : With hop•iikiOnOntlitl o
which sins imagines
giggles olive silly laugh'," which tli#;-4111441410' le
musical, When,conpanY'li In. ffiei :0444; she
runs scrclestberoom, stoppitikiti:ther;iihitgerot .
it, with her fingei in her lip
. 119 if she were tryieg.nkratnemher .
then she tosses.hack her-head t
tingiy at herself, schithil backl'o' nittirtipt,
with the hand her leince)et is .upon
on her lap, and . rplaPsins into prAtY,lltilesSi)iit
tare,
ir.sthlß ,
it ie. One fettle like' tying shine ribbon attnnut •
its neck and-4.sfrangllng it."
BIC PA !tuna. 'HOw
years of ege, screamed eat to her' . little Toth.
“Boh, yen good-kr-nothinfricirtm,,:.oeMe
right' into , the house this minut, or 111
. you till the skin 'comes .• .
"Why, Angelina,. Angelina dear, .whet ' , do
you mean? Wham didyou learn-such !,i111 . 7.° *
exclaimed the mortified Mother,,,.Whe: igood'
talking with , a friend, Angeline's _chitin's re.
plywait a good
.cortinteetary, utponjio Ma W.
of onctsking ro childreni.•
"Why,:mot liar; you see 'we Me liiii)4l4; l fi,hil
he's my little boy, end I am'ac9 . 4ltlChlin just
is you did me this morning; th at'a 110' •z, .
eau Ititar74l.—.4..corrasilittnt. ,
dent writing from Natick, Maee. r .mentione t*o
Sllill3 for breach Tx rit 9 misA pending ' ::the
court thete. One of. the Olainttirs.le.titkatarot
daugliterof the methodic t Clergyinethitintt albeit
a wealthy grain dealer, to .11000N:rot .:$O,lOO
damages. • The proatcutor ih the othit ie
ti citizen of the Grahite State; antlAtritige ble•
action agatnat a lady, now the wife, or; lipibititi
inent citizen of 'Natick. ife aseetnieshiebiltt
agelf $n,000: hii pair of, breathes 16,0kent'
ting quite an ir.tereet in the to** •'••,:••
IItt.LIARPS PnAOTIoAt.t.Y. CortefoOlitb.ili-
Bucyrus. (Ohio) . Journat ;has speaks -Of ...the
game of billiards; • . - . '
' Y ea, sir, ive can tell - youain shout .
If is a game .:Consisting of two .men; , .ih lheir
shirt sleeves, : . punching balls about; table,.
and presenting the' keeper:loth
or as is most commonly thicase goon.
try telling, tam to
.juat mar* it.ilowbr.i:
last inentioned,cuitom bas.gioen Olson tlie title •
of : Juirkerai :•sr ybu
genius for,thelsneoott*iii
player at an experiseof 'about; SNOOD. :4131iielt
smiths, carpenters, play it for
It was inyented-by a-shrewd , salornE•keerliri
who Was not satisfied with profit4tt_Whlo
key, and' was too much .oppoiscl 'to lettipatition •
to water it. -
$19,895,537,
. . . .
Virginia is not tn . be calight tistit•trip . of 1 . •
southerfi Disunion cont4ntioiiiotr. fttottosed by
South Carolina.. The Senate rejeetodlhOlgop
os i t ion. s'onnt days ago„ and the' ilonse:ot; dale ,
gates,. On "l'hursday,.confirtnett , tint rojecgoit by
a vote of forty•tsbo for and atinitiattinat send/
inu Cotiniesioners to, the. Convention: T. 4 Vit .
gi • eon tribtited tinv notch to the tistobliihtnent
of the Union tObi, teedy At; twilit fi l ,ple F ei,o 4 o .
14st:titre the mtiehionty.wittits little:stwryd
3,835,570
,8 41, pO
' Juncta SiIATMON 13 tilltAlti
Unt Democracy a Old Berke freltritslfikittitin
a-meting •
In . the court, Honse,'it Rendittg;' , On
Thursday'evening, Nithich , was'prettiderOtter bY
that vetran-Demaciat; Gen, dettlzelttitititti.,
It:was addreased by.-Judge Shannon, it, otps 7
burgh, 'Geo. Sanderson, esq., sof, - -I:Sitieaster,
'lsaac 'Tagus; esrl.i of Somerset. Sanibel - - Total
I•esq.; of Bedford, and the Hon.
of Philidelphia. One theleiding-itspeit
speaks. Of it in the follmeing : terins.' ;lt ittyttt
We have never Vvitnessed aAtore'itntbuslitatle'
assembly,' The ioul-stiring eloq ueno lodge
Shannon brought 'tears: to the *lei; of the`old
veirans composing the naeeting. J:terki
will.elvd her old tashione'd'initiotltfior - Gens'
oral Foster in October.", , '
The death of 'Mr:A:baker, the weal;ltywldev .
rriercharit, whose. deoghter few , imarsiteed
married fps voitchman, •Jithit peen;
revives a little chatin refeireriEe to that'reMatt-'
tic affair. The impritsaltiii:veerne‘ nowto sre-:
trail that, io' far as,tiettiwii liep,pinesi Is con
cerned; Miss Itc:lter tiot, , tifter atl, , Make so
poor. CI Match," Iter halbesint,, soon 'after the
'marrittge, was apitainted iti - kilerks,hin'in the
custom, which he' bottle"; tnikthe ditties of
which he'ilischarkes predittibly tit hinisell7 anti
with fidelity:to the goveriimen;t: fie ire ma&
eat, linatieut{imi:itinn,.hais bur:clittifort.,
able home an Willittnisborg, is perfectly'lrre
prciaeheblein hie haiiits'and assoelatio4mindl
his own busihess,' and is a .faithllll and , itifoc- , '
tionate htisbantf:.. }le vohis notdfietyot.etieryt;
sort, and puratice way' of en likight;et?r- , ` y
ling ,man and . gpod Wherinsii!ihe-,
family rif John Dean in fetter . to , that of ‘the'llitet ,
'Mr. nokert . -
rovi &tif ' , toeititity ;hal
been decided, kiy ,ille•.SuPrkrO l t , :c9 9 o . lt;l 4 7"::
mont. !the,ta: me ft.°
to o no of A ileleybors,belOgiutt
s it ionJiartriri ,, Viulltiee;• , wh -01 *MQiwil , : oolf,r
cantered e dol'weheribs4 'debt
would' u hielVilluetice
to w n eepreserllative,
Md. The bktinin *vaa:;'4olo' 'Ot . vote
A. thrown; AMA' decide4;-tho ( the
COUri held that
the ai;iveem;int: tti diietOrge •
nary fitrn'tbieto blipi' , Veerilibttiag,tbei.o,o l p o !!r
aturawoute 4ittatiiiianKia 014 4 14.,5 00 1 110 % , ,:,,
PafPole:' ; - tiiis o laiii-tb;eokiaiiieWAt , Pß a f k
into eapiqre±titbiKAgritift.s
be. 'Quite a niitaber.al.tbe4tii*
ing shdes it) * 1 4 71 111 4 1:# ,O ,Pf: ~,tfl ll- :
e. , •
tertus. 4
•
Pat ieime a' virtne: 'l.Wlo4l4ar t lifeyt
• • et.
a- new shawl ; saucy ,uer
,tp .walt.tu7 ,
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