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    more prosperous than all others. He says further—
" I have been freduently asked by well-dressed
men, with a knapsack on their back, for money on
the road, and of one of thorn I got a deal of infor
mation. There is also a custom among the me
chanics, when they go from one town to another,
and it in &recognized privilege of theirs, from time
immemorial to ask assistance from passers by as
they travel along, and at the towns they pass
through ; and at every town there is a herherge,' as
they call it, whore thb master of the inn, has agreed
with the guild of that trade to lodge them at a very
low rate: so that, when they arrive, they immedi
ately ask for the tailor's or shoemaker's, &c., her
bergs, and by that means can travel very cheaply.—
A very had system, which was originally intended
to give them an opportunity of improving them
selves in the knowledge of their art, hut it is pecu
liarly favorable to vagahondizing. At the moment
I am writing this a silk weaver has applied to me
for aesistance."
Now, I would ask the mechanics of America to
look at this account SA given by a free-trade writer,
and to say what they would think of such a system
introduced here I That you are to make your liv
ing by going about the country begging, to that you
may be able to make come Now York dandy or
southern cotton planter a cheap coat, or a cheap
pair of boots, or a cheap hat. And yet you arc
ravely told by men calling themselves Democrats,
rhat this is the true democratic doctrine. Whether
it is so or not I leave you to judge. I now pass on
to Austria and Prussia. He says--
wander-schaft system of course prevails
there, and most of the trades are supplied by the
itinerant journeymen. A carpenter can earn from
It. to 18. 6d. and even 18. Bd. per day, millwrights
the same. In Northern Prussia, wages are not
quite so high. Mechanics earn in towns front Is.
6d. to le. 10d. per day ; shoemakers, tailors,
about 18.2 d.; common laborers in towns Is. in sum
mer, and 9d. in winter; and in the country from
bd. to Bd. Agricultural laborers, besides house
rent, fuel, ancrsomethno half an acte of land, earn
from bd. to 7d. per day. The food of the working
dames in Prussia does materially differ from that of
the Austrians, as it is described as follows: In the
morning they eat soup, potatoes, or bread; for din
ner vegetable or pudding; between dinner and sup
per, bread ; supper, potatoes and milk, or soup; once
or twice a week meat. In colt! weather, the titan
would have a glass of inferior brandy before going
to work in the morning. On Sundays, the men
would hive a little beer or wine, and the women
coffee, of which they are very fond. No wonder!
for they don't get it often ! The best artisans are
employed in the large towns, are fed and lodged by
the masters, and receive from one to two and a half
florins weekly, which is of our money from 40 cents I Gen. Irvin's Speech,
top per week. When workmen are taken on ex- I In this paper will bo found an extract from one
traordinary occasions by the day they receive from of the speeches of Gen. James Irvin on the Tariff
13 to 20 cents, and are fed. Farmers hire their ser
vants by the year, feed and lodge them, and give
them in the villages from 20 to 40 11c,rins, and in are sorry that we have not room to lay the whole
the towns from 20 to 60 florins yearly wages. A speech before our readers. It is hoped that every
florin is about 40 cents of our money ; that would I ono into whose hands this paper may fall will read
amount from 8 to 16 dollars in the villages, and 20
I the extract attentively. We recommend the whole
to 24 in the towns.'
!speech (which may be found among the files of
One other example and then I am done, for it is
siekning to dwell upon it, and I only do it for many prominent newspapers of the summer of
1842) to every Fanner, Manufacturer, Mechanic
the purpose of warning the mechanics and laboring
and Laborer in the State. Let them read it, and
men what their satuntion may be if this free-trade
ponder over its contents, and then ask themselves
doctrine prevails in this country. They have it in
whether Gen. Irvin is not just "Ole ALAN for the
their own power to prevent it if they will, but if
I TIMES, the MAN fur the PEOPLE, and the MA?,
party drill and discipline is to prevail, the time mny
soon strive when those times will be upon them. .
"A poor tailor in Sogua, whose business does
not afford him the means, supports by day labor
himself, his wife, and eight children, who, on ac
count of their youth or attendance at school, can
cant little or nothing, that is ten persons without
incurring debts and without support of others, ex
cept a few articles of clothing which are given them
for presents. The work on which he is engaged is
chiefly wood cutting and stump grubbing, by which
he tams one day with another at the most, 24
kreutaers or 120 Coring per year, which in our
money would be 16 cents per day, or 48 dollars per
year. These people take in the morning, soup;
then the roan goes into the forest, takes with him
brandy to the value of 1 cent, and black bread for
If cents; and in the evening cups with his family,
who, during the day, have had potatoes, or garlic
and herbs, or some other vegetable, or pelhaps pota
toes again. These people taste meat, at the most,
sometimes on Sundays, never wine or beer."
There is one advantage in this kind of living, I
presume; and that is this, that those who live on
such food are not often troubled with dispepsia or
d Fatal Duel in Virginia,
We learn theta duel was fought on Friday morn
ing, about fl o'clock, in Virginia near the Chain
Bridge. ne parties were a young lawer,Juiian May,
sun of Dr. F. May, and a young student of medi
cine, Joseph Cochrane, brother of John T. Coch
rane, Esq., disbursing clerk of the War Depart
ment—all of Washington city. They fought with
rifles at fitly paces, an d upon the first fire, young
Cochrane was shot in the forehead, and was, at the
last accounts, lying in a farmhouse in the imme
diate n"ighborhood, with no Hopes of his recovery.
The Washington Standard says:—"' Dr. J. C•
Hall hastened to the ground, immediately upon the
receipt of thin intelligence, to render his surgical aid
to the young unfortunate.
Prom the various rumors and reasons afloat in
the city on yesterday, in relation to this disastrous
affair, we learn that it originated in a quarrel be
tween a Mr. Ash, of Philadelphia, HO a Mr. Pool, of
Georgia, in which Cochrane and May acted the
friends of either party, and that they settled it with-
out much difficulty. Growing out of this, a discus
sion arose as to the bravery of each ; and, in the
Nahum and heat of youth, without pausing to re
flect upon consequences, a challenge was passed, a
meeting arranged, and above is its lamentable ter- I
Thus has a young mar.. jag setting forth in the
world. with the brightest prospects, been cut off in
the flower of his youth, and the survivor—but we
pauses—hfa own feelings and those of his family,
Must by this time be sufficiently acute, without ad
ding to these any remarks of ours.
The survivor and all others, parties in this horrid
affair, we trust, will speedily be brought to the bar
of justice, to answer fur this trilling with life, and
outrage on the law."
The National intelligences announces the death
cf young Cochrane, on Stinday, at half past h
c'el,ck in the morning, seed 18 years. This is the
.ing man who was mortally wounded in the re
cent duel. What sort of men (2) must the specta
ccn seconds have been, who allowed two boys,
awl not yet arrived .zt !h,
arra.) La a rwr.s.l st,tulet 7
fall, shivered to atoms by the solid, well-meant blows I Trial of Christiana Gilmour.
of powerful men, whose nerves are braced by Truth, It will be recollected that this lady was epprelien
whose only stimulant is Nature's beverage. A dcd in the United States, on a charge of murder,
great many Ladies adorned the crowded house, ap- and brought back to Scotland for trial. At the
proving by their smiles, cheering by their presence High Court of Edinburg, on Friday, she was tried
and expressing by their animated countenances, for the murder of John Gilmour, her husband, at
their interest and desire that the Temperance cause Inchinnan, in January, 1843. Mrs. Gilmour was
should flow on like a mighty flood sweeping all op- the first person surrendered on n crimnal charge by
position down, leaving blessings in its track. i the United States, under the Ashburton Treaty.—
j, co. Her appearance is attractive, her bearing decorous.
She was the daughter of Mr. Cochrane, a substrin-
For the "Journal." tial farmer of Ayrshire; and her husband was the
To the Chairman of the (SO CALLED) Demo- son of a neighbor in a similar condition of life.—
cratic Association which met at the House of She was about 23 years old at the time of her mar
_ - C. Costs, on the evening. of the 2d inst.
riage; her husband about thirty. An attachment
Sir:—The undersigned perceiving our names
(Z•~V. B. PALMER, Esq. (No. 59, Pine street had Leen formed five years before, between Chris
below Third, Philadelphia,) i s au th or i ze d t o ac t as I published in the "Globe" as members of a Commit- l itana and John Anderson, another neighbor; but
Agent for this paper, to procure subscriptions and tee to draft Freebie and Resolutions for the govern
the girl was obliged by her parents to marry Gil
- merit of said Association, beg leave to decline any I tour. The Glasgow Saturday Post says, on " un
such honors coming from a source so doubtful in questionable authority, that though they lived to
The Huntingdon iTournal has a .
ta Political character; and ask to have this paper -
gether for six weeks and regularly retired to the
larger circulation than any other P ,
y . placed upon your minutes, and published, so that
Newspaper in Huntingdon count same bed-room, Mrs. Gilmour never undressed du-
We state this fact for the benefit of I our withdrawal may be made as public as our ap- r i ng the whole dine At the trial it woo stated that
Advertisers. _ pointment.
they lived unhapily together. In a declaration
which she had made, Mrs. Gilmour said that she
was upbraided by her husband, while he was lying
ill, with having broken his heart; to which she re
plied that be had already broken hers, that he was
not her choice, and that she could never feel towards
him as a wife should feel towards a husband. Such
were the circumstances under which six weeks after
their marriage, Gilmour fell ill, with all the symp
toms of having been poisoned by arsenic, end died;
it was proved that a post mortem examination of
his remains detected the presence of arsenic ; and
that his wife had purchased some.
On the other hand it was made clear that arse-
nic was habitually used nt their farm for the destruc
t. Philadelphia city—Joseph R. Chandler, Chas. .
Gibbon.. tion of rats; that Mrs. Gilmour attended her hus
2. Philadelphia county—Wm. G. Smith, Francis band sedulously during his illness, made no opposi-
E. Brady, James Clark. lion to calling in medical advice, end, in short,
4. Chester nod Delaware—Townsend Haines. showed no evidences of conscious guilt and no desire
5. Berke—David F. Gordan.
8. Bucks—John E. Kenderdine. for concealment, she herself wished the authorities
7. Lancaster and Lebanon—John Shaffner, of I to unbury the body. In a letter which she wrote to
Lancaster, Jacob Grove, of Lebanon. ! Anderson, after Gilmour's death, but before she
8. Schuylkill, Carbon, Monroe, &c.---Jacob went to A merica, she complained that she was sent
away, though she did not say by whom ; she said
9. Lehigh and Northampton—Hon. Jos. Sager.
11. Bradford and Tioga—H. W. Patrick. I that otherwise she would have staid "till all was
12. Lycoming, Clinton, and Centre--Levi A. settled about John Gilmour's death;" and admitted 1
Mackey, of Clinton. that she had bought arsenic, but to take it herself.
13. Luxerne and Columbia—Amos Sisty.
In her declaration, she said that she bought it for
14. Northumberland and Dauphin—Benjamin
Musser. poisoning rats. These were the principal points of
15. Mifflin, Juniata, and Union—David Candor, i . the ',evidence on both sides. The jury returned a
of Mifflin,
verdict of "Not proven ;" which was greeted by I
18. Franklin and Adams—Capt. George Jarret.
19. Huntingdon and Bedford—Samuel Calvin. applause in court
20. Clearfield, Indiana, Cambria, and Armstrong
—Benjamin Hartshorn.
21. Westmoreland and Somerset—Colonel J. R.
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'One country, one constitution, one destiny."
LEau.a awl a lxi FiTda cr)m,
Wednesday morning, Feb. 28,1844,
Once more our glorious Banner out
Upon the breeze we throw;
Beneath its folds, with song and shout,
Let's charge upon the foe!"
(Subject to the decision of a National Covention.)
(Subject to the decision of a State Convention.)
( c)- Gen. Jemts Invnr will please accept our
thanks for valuable Congressional documents.
GEO. Mur.urr, Esq., the State Senate, and Messrs.
DIA; R and M'Wrz.LiAXS, of the House of Rep-
resentatives, have also favored us with important
public documents.
If any one entertains doubts as to the competency
of Gen. Irvin to discharge the duties of Governor
of the Commonwealth, let him read his speeches,
and those doubts must [vanish like the mibts of
morning before the summer sunbeams.
Pacts about New Counties.
Four or five years ago the Legislature erected the
county of Clinton, to satisfy the Lock Haven Lor
en, A comparison between that county and our
own will serve to show the coot of 'new counties to
the people.
The expenses incurred in carrying on the affairs
of small counties, whether old or new, are always
higher in proportion than those of larger counties.
It appears front the census of 1840 that there
were at that ante 35,483 inhabitants in Huntingdon
county, and 8,323 in Clinton.
The published statements of the county commis
sioner's show that in the year 1843 the tax levied,
for county purposes, in Huntingdon county was
$15,568 31, and in Clinton county $12,437 66.
A rough calculation shows that the tax in Hun
tingdon county is about 44 cents to each inhabi
tant, while in the smaller county of Clinton it is
about $1 50 to each inhabitant.
It is apparent that the taxes in the small county
are more than three times as high as those in the
Will the people look into this matter before they
ask for new counties I
6:,:j" Ex-Senator James ilathers, Esq. has been
appointed to represent Juniata county in the 4th
of March Convention. He is in favor of General
hymn. David Candor, BIT, is the Senatorial Del
egate for Mifflin, Juniata &c., also for Irvin.
For the "Journal."
Washingtonian Lecture No. 8..
Last Saturday evening the people of Huntingdon
were delightfully entertained and instructed by Lec
ture No. 8, in course, delivered by GEOUGE TAT-
Lon, Eoq
Hid subject, " The responsibility of the Liquor
Seller." was handled beautifully and forcibly. His
arguments brought conviction, so that every one who
heard him, must believe that liquor sellers, as such
never do one particle of good to society, never aid
in the support and welfare of the community, ne
ver benefit any person but themselves!
He distictly showed by proofs and , xamplcs cited,
that the liquor sellers were the cause, directly or
indirectly, of of least two thirds of the crimes
which flood our land, and that, hi very deed and
fact, they were murderers !—in this enlightened age,
with the truth before them, murderers with malice
Ho referred to the startling fact, that within the
loot forty years, in the town of Huntingdon, sixty
five drunkards, have been laid in drunkards graves,
whom blood mutt and will rest on those who sold
them thedietilled poison. Many ouch advocates at
Mr. Taylor aro enlisted in the "cold water army,"
and while they continuo to wield their Herculean
clubs, the ranks of the enemy thel be beaton down.
rrUcrs, bars and bottles must trembling
Huntingdon, Feb. 26, 1844.
Delegates to the 4th cf IViarch Har
rison state Convention.
We have been at some pains and trouble to col- f
lect the names of the Delegates so far as they have
been appointed to the 4th of March Convention.—
The list is not complete, there being some twenty 1
Delegates yet to be chosen.—Pa. Telegraph. 1
22• Fayette and Greene—A. G. Allison.
24. Allegheny and Butler—John Gilmore.
26. Beaver and Mercer—William Stewart.
27. Erie—Elijah Babbitt.
29. Warren, JelTerson, Clarion, M'Kean, and
Potter—George Means.
Adams—A. R. Stevenson.
Alleglieny—C. Darrell, M. Hampton, R.'S. Cas
sat, T. H. Stewart, Gen. Win. Marko.
Armstrong—David Leech.
Bedford—John Metzger, William Bishop.
Berks—Michael Beard, Henry Binkley, Mark
B. Eckert, David E. Stout.
Bradford—John Hanson, J. N. Weston.
~ -...
Bucks—Abraham Reifl; Samuel M. Hough, Geo.
W. South.
Butler—Samuel A. l'urviance.
Cambria—John Fenton.
Chester--U. V. Pennypacker, John Cornog, Dr.
Columbia--James Covenhoven.
Cumberland--James Kennedy, George Brindle.
Dauphin—A. G. Heisler, John Adams Fisher.
Erie—James D. Dunlap, David A, Gould.
Franklin—Thomas 0. M'Culloh, Jos. Snively.
Fayette—Samuel .1. Krcpps, John Collins.
Greene—William Crawford.
Ifuntingdon--A. K. Cornyn, Dr. Alexander
Indiana—James Taylor.
Jefferson, Clarion, and Venango—Samuel Wil
son, of Clarion, Samuel 11. Lucas of Jefferson.
Juniata and Union--James Mothers, M. H.
Lebanon—A. P. Hibshman.
Lancaster—Joseph Konigmacher, Abrm N. Cas
sel, Jacob 0. Shuman, Solomon Diller.
Lycoming, Clinton, and Potter—John Knox, of
Lycoming, Robert Irwin, of Clinton.
Lehigh and Carbon—Reuben Strauss, of Lehigh.
Lucerne—Chester Butler, John J. Slocum.
Mercer—E. Sankey, James M'Kean.
Milllin—Colonel William Butler.
Monroe and Northampton—Alex. E. Brown,
John 11. Keller.
Northumberland—James Pollock.
Philadelphia city—Wm. B. Reed, 0. R. Smith,
G. W. M'Mahan, Robert T. Conrad, Samuel C.
Philadelphia county—James M. Moore, Thom.
J. Watson, John 11. Wither, Bela Badger, Samuel
M. Fate, Daniel Fitter, Thomas W. Duffield, jr.,
Samuel Culp.
Schuylkill—John C. Neville, Israel Reinhart.
Somerset—Colonel A. .1. Ogle.
Warren, M'Kean, and Elk—Thomas Struthers.
Westmoreland—Captain James Nichols, Dr. B.
R. Marchand, Capt. Benjamin Hill.
York—Dr. Alexander Hay, Captain Adam Bon,
The New Haven Courier of Tuesday, re
lates the particulars of a most dreadful occurrence
at Bethany, a few days since. The dwelling house
of Dr. Lucien Spencer was discovered to be on fire
about midnight, and Mrs. Spencer catching up her
two youngest children, succeeded, with Dr. Spen
cer, in making her way out of the homing tene
ment. The screams of her other two children, who
were still in their room, reached them where they
stood, and Dr. Spencer, almost to a state of frenzy,
dashed into the flame to save them—hut was him
self consumed with them. A portion of the remain~
of Di. S. and one child have been recovered from
the burning ruins, but of the other child no vestige
Madame Cetiline has addressed a letter to a
I.eipsic Journal, denying emphatically the report
that she is dead. She asks pathetically "What
have I done to the Gorman Press, that they have
now, for the fourth time, killed me ?" She adds, that
at the age of 64, aho still retains good health, and
lives in quiet retirement. Her letter is very plea-
santly wrist on.
The Murder Case,
The Phila. U. S. Gazette of the 21st says: A
boy about 15 years of age, named Gotleib Williams
Jr., was yesterday taken into custody and brought
to the Mayor's office, about 3 o'clock in the after
noon, on a charge of killing a boy somewhat older
than himself, named Peter Dcescher, by stabbing
him in the back or side wills a butcher knife, in the
High street market, near Second street.
It appears that Williams was left by his father,
Gotleib Williams, who is a pork butcher, to take
charge of his stall. During his father's absence, he
had a fight with the other boy. Scveial persons
who were eye witnesses to the whole transaction,
testified that after they had ceased lighting, some
words passed between them ; Drescher then struck
the prisoner in the face, when the latter ran to a
stall, about eight feet distant from where they had
I been standing, and taking up the knife, rushed up
on his assailant, and inflicted the deadly wound.—
The deceased was taken into a drug store, on the
south side of Market street, where lie shortly after
wards died. The prisoner was then brought to the
Mayor's office, where a lengthy investigation of the
facts of the case took place; after which he was
committed for a further hearing this morning at 11
The body of Drescher was conveyed to his place
of residence in Third street, near Brown. The
Coroner to-day will hold an inquest—having been
prevented from doing so yesterday, from the atten
dance of the witnesses at the hearing at the May
or's office.
Further (fearing of Goileib IVillionts, Jr.,—
The Mayor at 11 o'clock on Wednesday, continued
the hearing of Gotloib Williams, Jr., charged with
the wilful murder of Peter Doescher. Alexander
S. Rutherford testified that he saw the beginning of
the affray. He says that Williams attemped to
take some candy from the table of the deceased,
when the deceased resisted, and the fight ensued as
related in the paper yesterday. J. F. Hight testi.
lied chat he thought Williams was going after a
knife when he started, and he did not stop him, for
fear he would stab him, as they were not friends.—
The knife was taken from the stall with blood on it,
by George noes, sobs gave it to one dale Mayor's
officers, sod it was taken by him to the Mayor's
office. Williams was committed (the Mayor decli
ning to take bail) for further hearing.
o — j - The last doubt removed!—
ELlZA§irrwrow Iv, N.J., Feb. 20, 1843.
About two months ago I was seized with a vio
lent Cold, which soon caused raising of blood. I
tried varioun remedies, but none did any good; but,
on the contrary, nay Cough increased, and it was
feared it would result in Consumption. Hy acci
dent, Dr. Wistar's Funnily Medicine Guide met my
eye, which recommended !Jul..' of Wild Cherry.
I purchased a bottle, used it, and in one week ceased
raising blood—my Cough entirely disappeared, and
my health was completely restored, enabling me to
attend to my business no usual.
We, the undersigned, are acquainted with Mr. J.
Woodruff, and can assure all who do riot know him
that his statement is entitled to full credit. 'Where
he is known his word needo not our endorsement.
J. P., for the county of Essex, N. J.
J. P. for borough of Elizabethtown, N. J.
For male by Them. Read, Huntingdon and
Jumeß Orr, Hollidaysburg,
Temperance Meeting.
The Wattlangtonian Temperance Society will
meet at the Uhf Court House, as usual, on Satur
day evening next.
A Lecture will be delivered by J. H. Oasis..
February 29, 19,11.
On the 22nd inst., by the Rev. H. G. Dill,
SCHRINER, all of this borough.
We " Printers" are the luckiest fellows in all this
region.. -.014 weddings are as plenty as black-birds in
Harvest—and we are not forgotten,. we on almost
every occasion receive an abundant share of deli
cious cake. The above HAITI' rain have the sin
cere thanks of all hands in the office, for the share
we received from them. " May their habitation ever
be as a hoover of roses, where gentle doves nestle,
and where the sun-beams play eternally in the dew
drops of Heaven. And yet further, may they and
their descendants glide happily down the stream of
time into the vast ocean of eternity, ripo with years,
full of honors, and crowned with the pleasing hopes
of n blessed immortality."
We further say with another:—
Hymen has join'd them for better for wows
May peace, plenty and happiness be their worst
May they live and enjoy the sweet comforts of life,
Be he a kind husband and she a fond wife."
On the 20th inst. by the Caine, Mr. SAMUEL
MOSSER to Miss RUTH TULLY, both of Hun
tingdon county.
On the game day by the same, Mr. JOHN 11.
AUGHT to Mies MARY CODER, both of Hun.
tingdon county.
On tho 12th inst., in Philadelphia, by the Rev.
Thomas H. Quinan, Maj. WM. WILLIAMS, of
Hollidaysburg, to Miss JEANNETTE J. QUIN
AN of Philadelphia.
On Thursday, the 20th inst. by the Rev. A. K.
Dell, Mr. ANDREW MORGAN, of Woodherry
township, to Miss MARY ANNE RHODE, of
Prankstown township.
On Sunday, the 18th inat., WAY ANNE, in.
font daughter of David and Mary Cole, of Dun.
canaille, aged 1 year and 25 day.
On Wednesday, the 21st inst., in Barree town
ship, Huntingdon county, after a lingering illness
of six months, NANCY HENRY, aged 45 years,
8 months and 16 days.
One Mol,x and three horse teams. whh or
without harness; waggons &c. now at Mill
Creek Furnace, Apply to the subscriber
in the vicinity of-Huntingdon.
Thu. M'CAHAIV. -
We. undcrsi , ined, citize . nsOrthe
biiteugh of Iluntindun, du certify that
we are %?€l - 1 acquainted with Alexander
Cullm, the above and foregoing petition.
er, that he is a man of good repute For
honesty and temperance; Iftat he is well
provided with house room and cOnveni ,
epees for the accommodation of strangers
and travellers, and that such inn or tavern
as applied for by him and proposed to be
kept is necessary to accommodate the'
public and entertain strangers and tray ,
Feb. 28, 1844. I %Y. S. Hildebrand,
Fcl 28,1R44,
Attends to practice hi the Orphans' Court,
Stating Adnun'stration accounts, &livening.
&c.—Office in Hill street, 3 dents East of
T. Read's Drug Store. . . _
Came to the residence of the subscriber
in liarree township, in July last, three steers,
yne red and the other two brindle, with a
piece of their right ears cut cff, supposed to
be three years old. The owner is requested
to come forward, prove property, pay char
ges and take them away, otherwise they
will be disposed of according to law
Feb. 28, 1844.
Cheap, Cheap Rarity§ are.
Country merchants who wish to buy
Hardware cheap, will please recollect
Bumblers' Hardware Establishment, No 195
M.oket !-Armet, 2 doors below Silt street,
North side, next door to Slum.' Hood & co.
where they offer for sale Anvils, Vices,
Steel of all kinds. Mill and Cross-cut Saws,
and Scythes, with a general assortment of
Hard care, cheap for cash or approved city
N. B. Look out for the red lettered Mill
No. 195, Market at., Philadelphia.
Feb. 28, 1844.-2 mo,
Music and Engravings.
Large quantity of the latest fashiona
ble and powilar music., consisting of
and 80771 e of the latest
Mthiopian Melodies,.
arranged for the Plano Forte, anti other in
Also, a lot of splendid Engravings, just
received and will be sold cheap for CASH,
by the subscriber at 1), Buoy's Jewelry Es
tablishment, in iltuainOon,
Feb. 28, 1844. 11. K. NEFF,
Real Estate tbr sate.
The subscriber cffers for sale on reasona
ble terms, that valuable farm, whereon he
now resides, in Cromwell township, Hun
tingdon county, containing
ae.a3. ACRES,
of first rate Lino stone land, with about 100
acres cleared, about 3 of which i.;',11,0 0 ,
all in a gOO,l state of cold vati on, with if good
selection of fruit trees, such as A pple, Peach,
Pear, :trid Plumb of di Ifereht kinds, and sel
di.m I ills in la r ring. The above is well fru
proved—therereut erected a good
Stone House ,
ou I
two st.,ri,s high, stone ki:clien. well indshed,
and a Carpenter shop—st never failing stream
of water •+t the door, and spring-house, with
a large frame baok bars, 75 by 40 feet, well
finished, a wagon shed and corn cribs at
tached thereto, and other necessary out
buildings. The above is Patented.
ALSO, 175 acres olgood land, with a
hewed log house two stories high, and a
mall cabin barn, with about 6 acres of
Meadow, about the same of op land cleared
thereon, the rem:doc:r well timbered—the
same being surveyed in 1767 t,u a warrant,
and the purchase money paid.
Any persons desirous of purchasing, will
please call and examine for themselves.—
Possession can be given on the first of April
next, or :it any time to suit the purchaser or
Fehronry 28, 1844.-1 rno,
L4\ NK. lit NDS to Constables for 'Amy
44 of Execution, under the new law, just
lu intvd, anti for sale, at this unite,
To the Honorable; (he Judges of the
Court of Qdarter Sesttions of the Peace
in and for the cutihty of Huntingdon.
The petition of Josrph Forrest respect
fully showeth,that he has I voted the public
house at the Warm Springs, Henderson tp.,
where he is desirous of keeping an Inn—
that he is well provided uith Louse room
and conveniences Inc the accommndutimti
of strangers and travellers. He there
fore prays your honors to grant hint
a li
cense fur that purpose, and he will . pray,
We, the subscribers, citizens of the
township of Henderson, do certify that the
tavern above mentioned and proposed its
be kept I/Joseph Forrest; is necessary to
accommodate the public and enteitain
strangers and travellers—and that the
above petitioner is a man of good 'rut:
puts for honesty and temperance, ail!' is
well provided with house rutin) and con.;
veniences for the accommodation of strati
gersand travellt rs.
A. It. Blown, John Heckel', Sr.,.
Alexander P, t, James Hight,
B. Elliot Nliller, India Shoemaker,
W. B. IVhite, Samuel Shoemaker,
John I light, - Jacob ;Vliller.
Wni. Dreanen, John Muller, Sr.,
Feb 28, 1814.
To the Honorable, the Judges of the
Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace
for the county Or Ifuntingdon...
The petition of Alexander Car mon re
spectfully represents, that he is furnished
with every necessary for the accoramoda
tion ol stranu,ers and travellers, and for
keeping a house of public entertainment
at iiis old stand in the borough of Hunt
ingdon, and is desirous 01 having a con
tinuation oh his t.,Veto license for the
ensuing year. He therefore prays your
honours to grant him a license to keep
an inn or tavern, and he will pray, 4.c.
Woi. steeF,
C. Coots,
Da% itl CUlestock.
Geo. A. Steel, ,
&toil Steel, .
Eliezer Cox.
Frederick Krell,
Martin C;ratiti2,
Hobert Stitt,
NVilliam Couch,
Beni'm Armitage,
Feb. 28, 1847/
Farm for Sale.
MAME subscriher offers for sale the first
4,11 rate tract of land, situate is
township, Huntingdon county, containing •
M U 4 (2E0133 0
89 Perches, and allowance—between 50 and
60 acres cleared-15 or 20 acres, good mea
dow land, and 20 acres in clover—the re
mainder well timbered, and would make,
good tarm land if cleared. With agood two
story log
;ill Dwelling House,
LOG BARN, and two never failing springs
of water near the door. Also a good bear
Apple Orchard
thereon, with other good advantages.
If the above property he not disposed oft,
at private sale before the 22d day of March,,
it will be offered at public sale, on that day.
An indisputable title will b. given.
February 28, 1844.—t5.
All persons knowing themselves indebted .
to the ruhscriber are hereby notified that I
have left my books and accounts in the hands
i.f Gen. B. Young Esq. , of Alexandria, for
collection. Early attention will save costs.
Feb. 21, 1844.-1)1
Estate of Alexander M'Alistcr, late
of the borough of Huntingdon, dee'd,
Notice is hereby given that letters of ad
minstration upon the said estate have been
granted to the undersigned. All persons
having claims or demands against the same•
are requested to make them known without
delay, and all persons Indebted to make im
mediate payment to
Ftb. 21, 1844.
Second Philadelphia Nina- annual Sale of
Boots 4. Shoes—Feb. 1814
Onyuesday :Ind Wednesday, Feb. G and T
The subscriber will sc II at auction, at WI
store, No. '2OB ntiket street, for
comprising a general and complete assort
ment of fresh and seasonable goods, now
being received from the manufacturers.
Purchasers are assured that every case
offered will be sold to the highest bidder;
and the catalogue will embrace the largest
and best assorq stock ever offered in this
The subscriber's arrangements with the
manufacturers are such, that regular semi
monthly sales will continue to be held, as
they have been the past year; and on the
first Tuesday in Febtuary an August of
each year, a grF:!t semiannual sale.
' '
Ciit'alogne;Will be P;elne7l:Liiilte goods
opened toe examination on the cloy previ
tO the sole.
( ;FM.. W. 1.1)111), A ticth.neer.
':418 Matti t Street,