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THE HUNTINGDON JOURNAL.
"One country, one constitution, nne destiny."
ULM Willa anawcalas.zus
Wednesday morning, Feb. 21,1844.
' UV. B. PALMER, Esq. (No. 59, Pine street
below Third, Philadelphia) is authorized to act as
Agent for this paper, to procure subscriptions and
(0- The Huntingdon Journal has a
larger circulation than any other
Newspaper in Huntingdon county.
We state this fact for the benefit of
~ Once more our glorious Banner out
Upon the breeze we throw;
Beneath its folds, with song and shout,
Let's charge upon the foe!"
FOR PR( SIDENT,
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
(Subject to the decision of a National Covention.
GEN. JAME§ IRVIN,
OF CENTRE COUNTY.
(subject to the decision of a State Convention.)
tt this office—two APPREN•
to the Printing Business. Boys from 12
to 16 years of ago will find a good situation by ap
plying immediately, at this office. None over 16
years old need apply.
0. We are indebted to Gen. Limas Infix for
valuable Congressional documents.
Also, to Messrs. M'WiLLtsms and Brain, re
spectively, for sundry important Legislative docu
(n". Our friend and crony, loss.s H. CAMPBELL,
Esq., of Pottsville, has been elected Delegate to
repellent the 14th Congressional District, compos
ed of the counties of Dauphin, Lebanon and Schuyl
kill, in the Whig National Convention. He is in
structed to go for Clay, of course.
c o- A correspondent of the Lancaster 'Union
nominates Joarra KoNtoxzensn, Esq., a native
and citizen of the "Old Guard," as a candidate for
next Governor. Mr. K. was a member of the Re
form Convention, and for several years a member of
our State Legislature; in both of which stations he
'1.., and nominated Delegates to the 4th
of March Convention, instructed first tot Nan
DLESWAIITiI and second for JAMES IRVIN.
OPENING OF THE CAMPAIGN OF
The election of members of Congress took place
in Maryland on Wednesday last, and the result is
a great and decisive victor✓! The Whigs have
succeeded in electing at least five out of the six
members. The sixth is yet in great doubt. There
is a probability that the Whigs have made a clean
sweep throughout the State.
The Baltimore American of Thursday says, In
every District, the Whigs went into the contest un
der the broad banner of Clay and the Tariff, and
most signal has been the victory achieved under its
Washingtonian Lecture No. 7.
The meeting on Saturday night was the most
multitudinous one we witnessed this winter i—in
short, it was a general " gathering together" of the
youth and beauty us well 09 of the middle aged and
the veterans of the town and neighborhood, who
had come to listen to that "wild ambito!, a Catholic
priest." Every seat, nook and corner of the Old
Court House was crowded to excess. The Rev.
Mr. Pendygrass addressed the meeting for about an
hour and a half in a masterly manner.
New Cabinet Officers.
The National Intelligencer of Friday last states
that WM. WI LKI NB. of Pennsylvania, was yester
day nominated by the President of the United S.,
to the Senate, to be Secretary for the Department of
War; and the appointment was immediately con
firmed by the Senate.
THOMAS W. Girorma, of Virginia, was also yes
terday nominated by the President of the United
States, to the Senate, to be Secretary for the De
partment of the Navy, and forthwith confirmed by
Msesrs. Gilmer and Wise have resigned their
seats in Congress, making two vacancies in the
A Bagcra•r TO Mn. C LAT.-It is stated that the
late Senator PORTER, of Louisiana, who manifested
through life the most unwavering and enthusiastic
attachment to Mr. CLAY, devised a considerable por
tion of his large property to his distinguished friend,
who will not the lose sincerely on that account re
gret Isis decease, and than whom no man would
make a better or more generous use of the gin. We
have not teen it any where mentioned that Judge
PORTER left a family ; his remains, it is stated, were
transported to Louisville, Ky., fur interment.
Mr. CALYIW, the Senatorial Delegate from the
Huntingdon and Bedford dietrict, fovorableto the
nomination.of IRVIN. • . .
"The Mississinewa War Club." Anti-Division Meeting.
This is the name of a little paper, published week- On the first page of to-day's paper will be found
ly, in the dity of Pittsburg, by ALEXANIinn JAYNES. the proceedings of the meeting of citizens opposed
It goes, neck and heels—tooth and toe-nail—body to any division of Huntingdon county, held at the
and soul, for Gen. Joseph Markle, of Westmote- I Court House in this borough, on Tuesday evening
land county, for next Governor, of last week. Although no notice was given until
The first number contains an article headed
"Tire Huntingdon Journal ;" but even that is made
to sublime the " War Club's" favorite. In the
article referred to, the editor says he, regrets to see
that we, in our paper of the 7th inst., evinced so
much ill-feeling upon the subject of the nomination
of a candidate for Governor;—that we should not
forget that we are brethren, fighting in the same
common cause, &c. Now, all this sounds very
well ; but why don't the friends of the " Indian
Fighter" apply it to themselves, for certainly uo one
stands more in need of such caution than they do.
Mr. Jaynes exerts his ingenuity in framing sen
tences in such a way as to create en erroneous im
pression on the minds of his readers that General
Markle is gaining in the favor of the people in this
section of State. He says we should recollect
"that if there is a diversity of opinion between the
friends of the Old Warrior of Westmoreland, and
the friends of Mr. Irvin, in his Congressional Dis
trict, that it is art honest difference of opinion."—
If Mr. Jaynes is himself mistaken in this matter,
honestly, we tell him that there is no " difference
of opinion" in General Irvin's district, with regard
to his nomination. His constituents all consider
him as well the most competent as the most aroila-
Me candidate of the two. The following sentence
is not much less disingenuous than the above quo
ted one: " Why, then, shohld the editor complain
if the Harrisoh Democrats East of the Mountains,
should prefer Generalflarkle to Mr. Irvin."
In our paper of the 7th we spoke of an attempt
bring made at llanisburg to prevent the nomination
of Gen. Irvin, and characterized that effort as a very
unfair one. We stated that the Stevens faction,"
and the Telegraph, were at the bottom of the Markle
movement; and that the counterpart of the " War
Club," the " Old Warrior," put forth at Harrisburg,
I as an experiment, was of a most disgusting character.
This seems to have beenthe regretted " ill-feeling"
evinced by us. It was not without just cause; for
we saw the Mari& papers teeming with articlesand
communications derogatory to the chare^•ter of Gen.
Irvin in every respect. And even the War Club"
from which we extract the above high-sounding'
sentences, copies such articles, and republishes the
figuring and the despicable inferences of "Old
Mifflin," the correspondent of the Harrisburg Tel
egraph. Were the Markle papers disposed to act
honorably and fairly, would they snatch up and
publish articles and extracts derogatory to General
Irvin, and at the same time maintain a grave-like
silence about those which present his true merits
and character I
We never yet said any thing intended or calcu
lated to disparage any one of the candidates named.
If Gen. Markle shall be fairly nominated by the 4th
of March Convention, of course we shall support
hint to the utmost of our humble ability, as we shall
any other that receives such nomination. And we
demand the same course from the " War Club" and
every other Whig and Antimasonic paver in the
And in conclusion, we state, once fur all, that no
man or set of men need expect that the friends of
Gen. Irvin will ever submit to have ther favorite
dealt with unfairly, and grossly misrepresented, with
out resenting the one and correcting the other.
Col. R. M. Johnson,
Col. Johnson has written a letter to the editor of
the Washington Globe, defining his position in re
ference to the Locofoco nominations. Tho veteran
has lost all his spirit. He is willing to accept of any
thing that his party will give him—he will take the
Presidency or the Vice Presidency, or any thing
else—no matter what.
I repeat, says he, between my friends my position
is that of neutrality, until the convention shall act
and dispose of me; in the meantime, I am in the
hands of the people. Should it be the pleasure of
the convention to nominate me for the first office,
should accept the honor with gratitude and reluc
tance. I should accept of the second with thanks
and with pleasure; and am willing to take my po
sition among the rank and file, if such be the pleae
ure of the convention, without a murmur.
A contemporary says this is a good deal like the
man who called on Gen. Jackson during his admin
istration, and solicited an office. He named one
that was worth about $5,000 per annum, but the
General told him that it was disposed of. The ap
plicant enumerated several others, with either of
which he would be satisfied. The General replied,
My friend, I feel very sorry to say to you that
they are all engaged."
" Well, General, I feel rather sorry myself, but I
am in your hands, and maybe you can give me
something, worth, say two or three hundred dol
"It would certainly afford me great pleasure to
serve you in any way, my good friend ; I feel a very
great regard for you—but at this moment I have
not a single office, high or low, that I am at liberty
to give you."
. 1 1 1 ell, General—General—l—l--I--we nre
about the same size--I am rather badly off—can
you spare me a pair of your old pantaloons!"
From the Penne?,(amnia Intelligeneer.
Old 71 n.
Mn. Eamon :—A communication signed "Old
Mifflin" recently appeared in the Telegraph, ma
king a most unwarranted attack upon Gen. Irvin,
and written in such a way as to have the appear
ance of coming from a friend of Mr. Toland or
Judge Banks. Now the fact is it was r.itten (as
the author of this knows from a source not to be
doubted) by a warm friend of another candidate,
whose name I need not mention. 'rise object of
the writer was to injure Gen. Irvin, and throw the
odium of the move on one or both of the gentle
men above mentioned. This gatne must not be
permitted, without exposure, and you will oblige
by the insertion of this brief statement, which con
tains nothing but FACTS.
The spring sun bringsthe logien out.
Tuesday morning, yet in the evening many persons
were in from the country, so that the meeting was
large and respectable beyond our expectations.—
The proceedings ought to be read by every citizen of
the counties proposed to be mutilated to gratify the
speculating spirit of the property holders of Holli
daysburg and its vicinity. The resolutions embody
many patriotic and substantial reasons why this
county should not be divided.
The opponents of the now county have until
now been, as it were, sleeping, not even dreaming
that there was danger that its friends would suc
ceed in having their speculating project treated with
serious consideration by the Legislature. But
while the opponents were slumbering in supposed
security, the friends of the new county were active
ly engaged in getting up petitions in the way in
which petitione are but too often gotten up--they
have kept borers at Harrisburg, who have exerted
all their energies to promote their project, both by
openly advocating it, and by well aimed insinua
tions and ingenious innuendoes, until they created
an impression upon the minds of members of the
Legislature, that the people hero are indifferent with
regard to a division of the county, and would almost
rather submit to division than have a continual agi-
tation of tho question.
We arc glad to see that the people are at length
aroused on this subject, and take a firm and deci
ded stand against the attempted division.
Besides the many reasons assigned in the resolu-
tions against the division, it will be well for the tax
payers to bear in mind that a few years ago a new
Court House was erected for the accommodation of
the citizens of the whole county, and that a debt war;
contracted which is not vet fully paid. Would it
not be the height of injustice to cut off one half of
the county, and let the tax payers of the remaining
half bear the burden of paying that debt"! If any
have unwittingly signed petitions for a division of
the county, it now behooves them to remonstrate '
Many, perhaps, have never contemplated what
this project of cutting up the county may lead to.
It should be borne in mind that the present House
of Representatives has already passed a bill to re
move the seat of justice of Columbia county from
Danville to Bloomsburg, a distance of some eight
or ten miles, so as to make the seat of justice more
central. And a portion of the people of Schuylkill
county are also petitioning the Legislature for a re
moval of the seat of justice of that county. Now,
if our county is divided agreeably to the boundaries
prescribed by the bill reported in the House of Rep
resentatives, it will bring the northern and western
boundaries of Huntingdon county within a distance
varying from five to ten miles of its seat of justice.
Will tho people of the extreme lower end, some of
whom have about forty miles to travel, submit to
such a state of things; pr will they not improve
upon the plan of the Bloomsburg people, and ding-
I amp away at the Liwbdritorp,Amtlil
...WM' Pries, county
is divided, projects of this kind will be set on foot;
and if carried through, we would not only have the
present Court House to pay for, but also be at the
expense of erecting new public buildings in the
more central scat of justice.
We hope the Legislature will consider well the
bearings that its legislation on the subject may
have upon the interests and the happiness of the
people concerned therein.
Our Candidate for Governor
The Danville Democrat has placed the mme of
Gen. Irvin at the head of its editorial colunnalas the
Whig candidate for Governor. The Editore
In conformity with what wo believe to be tt
timent of a very largo majority of the W
this county, and in accordance with the die
our own wish and inclination, we have, this
placed the name of Gen. JAMES IRVIN, of
trr, at the head of our editorial columns as of
didate for next Governor, and shall hence fort]
his claims to that important station with cc
perseverance. Gen. Inv.', through his able
fatigable and successful defence of the Tan.
tem during the sessions of the last and present
gross, has won the affections and esteem
those who believe this truly American mea
be essential to the welfare of the country, an
are now desirous of manifesting their gratit
elevating him to the Governorship of the Key
He is eminently popular in his own distric
possesses all the necessary qualifications, to
cut able, honest and upright Governor, just
one as we want, to set the disordered affairs
once prosperous Commonwealth straight agaii
rescue the ship of State from the hands of the
Foco pirates, who have, for the last five years, r
sunk her never to raise again. But while we
continue to advocate the claims of Mr. Levis:
the 4th of March Convention, we shall nevert]
cheerfully abide by the decision of that body,
candidate selected Mr. Livia (which wo
hope he may) or any other of the dieting
gentlemen who have been named ill (Mem
of the Commonwealth,
On Monday night of last week, a trunk bel
to William 8. Myler, was stolen from the I
the stage, near Frankstown. We are inf•
that the trunk contained clothing and money
amount of eight or nine hundred dollars.
young men, named Frew and Kessner were
ted and committed to jail on suspicion. W
that Keasner has since turned states evidenc •
given information where the money was con.
On going to the hiding place, however, it w
'overcd that sonic person had taken the " res
bility" and "secured the deposits;" so th
money has not yet been recovered by Ps unto
owner, although great exertions have been m
discover.and restore it.
isitow . hus abbionded in thaw
Besides the" Old Warrior" and the" War Club, ,
already noticed, we have within a week or two re
ceived the following new publications.
Tun COMMON Scnocm Jounrrar,.—This work
appears in monthly numbers, each containing 32
pages, pamphlet form. Mr. E. C. Biddle, of Phila
delphia, and Hickok & Cantina, of Harrisburg, are
the publishers. Professor John S. Hart., of the
Philadelphia Central High School, is the editor.—
The work promises to become ono of great impor
tance to those connected with the Common School
Systen. Terms $1 00 a year.
THE Excntss AND LANCASTER COUNTY BEIM.
z.rEss DiniwrOnr, published by J. H. Pearsol, in
the city of Lancaster. There is this novelty in the pa
per:—five hundred copies are distributed weekly,
free of charge, and alternated in their circulation.
THE PENNSYLVANIA FAnmEn, published in Lan
caster. Pa., by J. H. Bryson, Esq. It is issued in
monthly numbers, pamphlet form, at $1 00 per an
num; and devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture, the
Tits VATERLAND'S WAECIITER, a German Dem
ocratic Whig paper, published weekly at Harris.
burg, Pa.. by S. H. Clark, at $1 00 per annum. It
supports Henry Clay for the Presidency. Persons
wishing to become subscribers can see specimens of
the above paper by calling at this office.
In addition to these, we have seen a prospectus
for publishing, in this borough, a Temperance pa
per, to be called the a Mountain Torrent." The
prospectus states that the paper is to be published
by M A. Miller, assisted in the editorial department
by A. W. Benedict and George Taylor, Esqrs.—
The project deserves encouragement.
General Irvin's Popularity.
We notice that the one-sided,unfair statements
in disparagement of Gen. irvin's popularity, which
were started at Harrisburg through the columns of
the "Telegraph" and "Old Warrior," by some not
over scrupulous enemy to the General, have been
copied into the "Norristown Free Press," " Gettys
burg Star," "Pittsburg American," and other pa
pers of much respectibility and influence. Now
the conductors of these papers we do not believe
would knowingly do the General and his friends in
justice, but they have been led into it by the specious
figuring of some calculating politician who has
private ends to further by such work ; and as an art
of justice, and to set the matter right, we casual
think more is necessary than to call their attention
to the following facts, fairly told, which show con
clusively that Gen. Irvin's popularity is of the right
kind—the kind that wins the victory. Will the
Editors alluded to lay them before their readers:
When a candidate for Congress in 1840, out of
a poll of 13,098 votes in his district, Gen. Irvin re
ceived a majority of 426. In 1841, when only 29
votes less were polled, Judge Hanks was beaten in
the same counties 850 votes.
In Our present district Gen. Harrison's majority
in 1840, was 645—Gen.Irvin's, in 1843, was 1330
—lrvin's majority being 691 GREATER THAN
THAT OF HARRISON!
Oirf Juniata and Huntingdon, 770 votes. In
1843, in the same counties, Gen. Irvin received a
minority of 1 396—and this when there was a con
siderable falling off from the vote of 1841 on both
sides. Had there been as full a vbto polled in 1843
as in 1941, we may fairly infer that Gen. Irvin's
majority would nave been proportionably increased,
and that instead of 1336, his majority would have
But here is another view of the case, and still
more conclusive Oidence of his popularity:
In 1838 our district gave 1599 majority against
the Whig candidate for Congress.
In 1838 Gen. Irvin was our candidate, and the
majority against us was reduced to 267—and that
when ho had Gen. Potter, the most popular Locofo
co in the district, for a competitor.
At the next Congressional election, (1840) Gen.
Irvin was again our candidate—and still gaining on
our enemies—he beat his opponent (Gen. A. P.
Wilson) 428 votes!
vg s of
In 1843—his popularity still swelling—lie gains
upwards of 900 votes, on his poll of 1840, and beats
his opponent in the " Great Gerrymander," 1336
votes ! ! — Hollidayaborg .Register.
Declination of Mr. Roister.
The following letter from Mr. Heister, appeared
in the last Examiner:
New HOLLAND, Feb'y. 5, 1844.
To the Delegates qf Lancaster. county to the 41h
of March Convention.
GENTLEMEN—Fro m the proceedings of our late
County Meeting, I observe that you were instructed
to urge upon the State Convention the propriety of
nominating me as the Antimasonic and Whig Can
didate for Governoi. However willing I should be,
under ordinary circumstances, to serve the people of
the County, or the State, according to my capacity,
in any station their favor might assign me, at pre
sent the precarious state of my health compels me
to decline the honor of a nomination. This course
I am the more emboldened to pursue, from a knowl
edge that there are in the ranks of our party many
gentlemen in every way qualified to discharge the
duties of the office in question, and that my with
drawal will at least diminish the number of candi
dates by one, and remove one obstacle to the union
of the party upon an other. You will therefore
oblige me by not presenting my name to the Con
I cannot allow this opportunity to pass without
returning my sincere thanks for the repeated expres
sions of confidence I have received from the people
of Lancaster county. These I shall ever hear in
Very respectfully, yours, &e.
Messrs. SHAFFNEII and other, Delegates.
cj. The Bellefonte Whig says there is not half
a dozen of Whigs in Centro county Who do not
prefer CLAY and IRVIN to any other individuals, I
and should the latter be nominated for Governor he I
will receive a vote in that district that no other Mall
can command. We have yet to meet with the first
Whig in Clinton and Lycoming counties who does
not prefer Gen. IRVIN to any other man whose
name has deen mentioned in connexion with the
re -. SUDDEN DEATH, APOPLEXY, BURST
ING OF VESSELS, &C.—W right's Indian .e
-getable I'ilis are certain to prevent the a
bove dre OA consequences, because they
purge from the body those morbid burners
which, when floati n g in the general circu
lation, are the cause of a determination or
rush of blood to .the head, a pressure upon
the brain, and other dreadful results.—
From two to six of said Indian Vegetable
Pills, taken every night, on going to bed;
will in a short time so completely cleanse
the body from every thing that is opposed
to health that sudden death, apoplexy,
bursting of blood vessels, or indeed any mal
ady, will be in manner impossible.
Wright's Vegetable Indian Pills also aid
and improve digeston, and purify the blond
and therefore give health and vigor to the
whole frame, as well as drive disease of
every name from the body.
Beware of Counterfeits.—The public are
cautioned against the many spuriens medi
cines which in order to deceive are made
in outward appearance, closely to resem
ble the above wonderful Pills.
OBSERVE.—Purchase only of the adver
tised agents. or at the office of the Gener
al Depot, No. 169 Race street, Philadel
phia, and be particular to Mk for WRIGHT'
Indian Vegetable Pills.
The genuine medicines can be obtained
at the store of Wm. Stewart, Huntingdon.
INFLUENZA ANn COWEIUNPTION.-It is indeed a
melancholy truth that thousands full victims to
Consumption every year, from no other cause than
neglected Colds; yet we find hundreds, nay thou
sands, who treat such complaints with the greatest
indifference, and let them run for weeks and even
months, without thinking of the danger. As first
allow business, pleasure, or carelessness to prevent
you from giving it any attention ; it then settles
upon your breast—you become hoarse, have pains
in the side or chest, expectorate large quantities of
matter, perhaps mixed with blood; a difficulty of
breathing ensues, and then you find your foolish
neglect has brought on this complaint. If, then,
you value life or health, be warned in time, and
don't trifle with your Cold, or trust to any quack
nostrum to cure you ; but immediately procure a
bottle or two of that famous remedy, Dr. Winter's
Balsam of Wild Cherry, which ;s well known to be
the most speedy cure ever known, as thousands will
testify whose lives have been saved by it.
For Influenza it is the very best medicine in the
world, as hundreds will testify.
For sale by Thomas Read, Huntingdon and
James Orr, Hollidaysburg.
~v:':aß ~ lE~,
On Thursday the 15th inst.. by Daniel Africa,
.I.;sq., Mr. ADAM MORNINGSTAR to Miss
ELIZABETH HELFRIGIIT, all of this bo-
The :jhaVe parties did not forget the printer, but
sent us a large supply of delicious cake, fur which
they will receive our choicest blessing—. a long life
and a happy one."
On the 25th ult., by the Rev. Joseph S. Lee, Mr•
HENRY GRAZIER to Miss ELIZA HUTU lI
SON, all of Warriorsmark township.
.By the same, on the 7th inst.. Mr. SILAS A.
WILHELM to Miss MARY SMITH, both of•
Birmingham, Warriorsmark township.
On Tuesday the
,6th instant, by the Rev. David
M'Kinney, Mr. JOHN HAMILTON of Pleasant
Valley, to Miss ELIZABETH LYTLE of Gays
this borough on Thursday the 15th inst., at
the residence of her son-in-law,Win. B. Zeigler, Mrs.
MARY GLAZIER, in the 64th year of her ago.
[ Com:aura cvezu.]
In the death of the above named person her friends
and the community in which she lived have lost
one who through a long life of usefulness, had en
deared herself to all who knew her. She was an
affectionate wife and mother, a kind and true friend,
and was at all times ready and willing to adminis
ter to the Wants and necessities of those that wore
afflicted or in distress. She was for a number of
years a member of the Presby terian Church, and
through a protracted illness of some months previ
ous to her death, which was sometimes severe, sho
was never heard to murmur or complain of the dis
pensation of Providence under which she suffered ;
but she gave evidence that she possessed that grace
which enables the christian to say under all circum
stances, " good is the will of the Lord," and also to
exclaim, 0 death where is thy sting! 0 grave
where is thy victory !" MEMORY.
At the residence of his eon, in Woodberry town
ship, liedford county, on the 11th inst., Mr. -
KEIPPER, a Revolutionary Soldier, aged 1114
years 2 months and 7 days.
The Washingtonian Temperance Society will
meet at the Old Court House, as usual, on Satur
day evening next.
A Lecture will be delivered by Groan); TAT.
Subject—The responsibility of the liquor seller.
G. ARMITAGE MILLER, Sec.
February 21, 1844.
ZYCL) oo(3l mse 9ca
All persons knowing thelves indebted
to the subscriber are hereby notified that I
I, ft me books and accounts in the hands
13, Young Esq. , of Alexandria, for
collection. Early attention will save costs.
E. W. WIFE. Feb. 21, 1844.-1)11.
Estate of Alexander EVAlister, late
of the b rough rf Runt ngdon.dec'd,
Notice is hereby given that letters of ad
minstration upon the said estate have been
greeted to the undersigned. All persons
having claims or (1. on.nds against the same
are r, quested to to k them known without
delay, and all in indebted te make im
ni. (hate rayin-nt
Feb. 21, 1944.
app..iiited by the cotirt
C 11111,11 to rhstrihnte the 1111,11'
I'Vti ill lilt 111:111CIS i 4 the Shei ill, arising from
the s:11 , olthe pers.inal prop" ty of a.H.
e, mid S. Miles Green & c. 0., and
lit individual prnperty. S s oti M
h. rr6y give hies (;I . (en,
ve ce• I. all intet,tnd in th •
that he will • , ttetio for that In t
1,. Si-, lit the Pv,tlonlotney's'aric,.,
IL:11' OW 22nd clay of March next, (1844) at I
o'clock, P. M.
GEO. "L'AYLOR, Auditor.
Feb. 21, 1843.
Land for bale.
A first rate tract of land contaiuing 220
acres and allowance, situate three and a half
miles east of the borough of Huntingdon,
and two miles west of Mill Creek Iron
Works, will be sold on accomodating terms.
of this land lies between the turnpike road
and the canal, all cleared, is level, under
gond fence, and now in a good state of cul
tivation, the residue is on the north aide of
the turnpike, about six acres cleared, and at
least 50 acres more of excellent quality
may be cleared at a small expense, part of
which is already partially cleared ; the re
mainder is in general well timbered. The
improvements are an old one and a half
story house with an excellent
Well of water
near the door, there is also an excellent ap
ple orchard and several springs of water on
This tract is allowed to be susceptible of
being made the handsomest farm in the
county, and the situation is in every respect
an eligible one. Possession can he given on
the first day of April, or sooner if required.
for terms apply to the subscriber to the
borough of Huntiogdon.
Feb. 28, 1844.
The undersigned having nn•chased the
personal property of John oy, of Rarree
township, on the 2d February, inst., at
Sheriff's sale, and not wishing to remove
the same until spring. hereby caution all
persons from meddling with or removing
the same on account of any liabilities of the
said John M'Coy —and, also, give this pub
lic notice of their said purchase. 'lie prop
erty consists of hoists, cows, sheep, bogs,
a farm wagon and bed, grain in the ground,
household furniture and all the farming u
tensils and other moveable property claim
ed by said M'Coy, on his premises. •
J. & J. POTTER.
Feb. 21. 1844.-3 t.
J. SE %1 ELL S I EWART,
ATIVOIRII k 7 AT lialro
DUN"! INGD ON, P. 9.
Office in Main street, three doors west
of Mr. Buoy's Jewelry establishment.
February 14, 1843.--tf.
Six cents and a Pair of slip.
pers Reward. •
Run away from the subscriber living in
the town of Warriorsmark, on the 3rd inst.
an indented apprentice to the shoemaking
Had on when he went away a green coat,
with a velvet collar, blue vest, gray pants,
boots and a black hat; he is about 18 years
old, and five feet seven inches high, all
persons are cautioned against harbouring said
apprentice. Any person bringing him back
shall receive the above reward but no charges
will be paid.
LEVI R. WILHELM.
Feb. 14. 1844.
Orphans , Court Notice
To the heirs and legal representatives of
Robert Thompson. late of Dublin
- arc - u. Tate n , tice
that, at January Term last, a rule was gr
ed by the Orphans' Court of Huntingdon
county, on you to come into court on the 2nd
Monday of April next to shew cause why
the real estate should not be sold.
JOHN SHAVER, Shill.
Feb. 14, 1844.-3t
Came to the residence of the subscriber
in Snyder township, Huntingdon county, on
on the 3d inst a gray mare supposed to be
about seven years old, and about thirteen
hands high. The owner is requested to come
forward, prove property, pay cliarges and
take her away, otherwiseshe still be dispos
ed of according to law.
F. b. 14, 1844.
Orphans) Court Abtice.
To the heirs and legal representatives I
Peter Bowers, late of Woodberry township,
Huntingdon county, deed. Take notice
that, at January Term last, a rule was gran
ted by the Orphans' Court of Huntingthm
county, on you to come into court on the 2,nd
Monday of April next and accept or refus.,
the real estate ocsaid deceased, at the valu•
JOHN SHAVER, SWF.
Feb. 14, 1844. 3t
ilstate of William Pahs, late of
rie Borough of Huntingdon, deceit,.
Iry ETTERS of administration on the
4,ll4lestate have been granted to the ue
signed. All persons indebted to said t.
are requested to make immediate pay,
and those having claims against it will f ire
sent them properly authenticated for settle•
ment without delay, to
THEO. H. CREMER, Adm'r,
Jan. 17, 1844. Huntingdon,
JUST RECEI NED
ripo, AA SPLENDID assort
of new and cheap
. , ~ , Allb watches, such d
l a v n eA
(,:) I). ' ' it levers,.isianZlnetcased nglish, Pa
,›; r-,_ tent vibrating, I-pines,
-',;,,, g- r - -,..: ,_ French, and a lot of se
cond had watches, ti
of which will be sold ou the n m ost reasonabl ll u
terms for cash.
Atso, An assortment of first quality of
lgold finger rings, breast pins, silver thimbles,
and Ltwends' patent silver fencils, 20 per
cent, lower than they have heretofore been
P. S. Persons desirous of purchasing any
of the t.bove articles will please call and ex
amine for themselves. Second handed watch
es taken in exchange at their value.
Clock and watch repairing done as usual
on the moat reasonable terms fur cash. Also,-
Gold and Silver Plating done by, the Gal
vanic Process, D. BUOY.
Huntingdon, Jan. 24, 1844.
ATTORNEY AT LA'
aIAS removed to Huntingdon, with t
inten:ian of making it the place of his futt
residence, and will attend to such legal he
neon as may be entrusted to him