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    that Mr. Von Boren entirely concurs with the Corn.
of Ways and Means. In his letter to the Indiana
convention'he says : "The great body of mechanics
and laborers in every branch of business, whore
welfare should be an object of unceasing solicitude
on the part of every public man, have been the pea
test eutierers by our high protective tariff, and would
continue so to be were that policy persisted in, is to
my mind too clear to require further elucidation r
but he further says, what is much nearer the truth,
that high duties are injurious to manufacturers them
selves, for whose especial benefit we are told by
the committee that these high dutiee are imposed.
Mr. Van Buren says: " Excess of duties, which
tempt to an undue end runious investment of capi
tal in their business, is injurious to the manufac
turers;' and how—by promoting competition, and
reducing prices but is not this for the benefit of the
But this is not all Mr. Van Buren says against
the protective policy—he says, the period has
passed away when a protective tariff can be kept up
in this country," that the tariff " increases the poor
man's taxes in an increased ratio to his ability to
pay," and that direct taxation is a more equal and
jug!' system of revenue than duties on foreign goods.
These, sir, are Mr. Van Buren's opinions upon the
tariff, and proclaimed to the world by his Indiana
But let us look a little into the details and practi
cal operations of this bill on the great agricultural,
manufacturing end mechanical interests of our
country. _
In the first place it groatly reduces the duties on
wool and woollens of all kinds; three-fourths of the
duties, and more are taken from coarse cottons and
calicoes; lead is robbed of more than nine-tenths of
its protection. But Pennsylvania seems to be sin
gled out for destruction. Her iron, her coal, her
glass, her paper, her salt, and leather are all struck
down together, and we are to go to England for
iron, coal, glue, &c. Yes, sir, in 1842 we impor
ted more than four millions of bushels of coal, under
a duty of $1 75 per ton. This bill reduces it to one
dollar. Of course you must double, and doubtless
you will treble the quantity imported ; and for what?
To increase the revenue, a few daye ago Pennsyl
vania passed a resolution unanimously instructing
ue to go for protection without regard to revenue."
Yee, sir, these are the words, protection " without
regard to revenue ;" and here we are reversing the
rule, going fora bill for revenue without regard to
protection; voting for 20,000 copies of a report in
favor of this anti-tariff, anti-American, and British
Buf this bill greatly, very greatly, reduces the 1
duties on whisky, brandy, gin, and wine. We
must import whiskey and brandy for revenue, and
give the rich their wine at one half the present duty,
and they must of course drink double the quantity
or we loose the revenue. What say you temper
ance men to this 1 You must all get drunk on for
eign spirits to increase the revenue. Tax the poor
by direct State taxation, and let the rich indulge in
wine, brandy, silks and laces, at lower rates! No,
put the duties high on luxuries, and distribute the
proceeds of the lands among the States to relieve
tha poor from taxation. Sir, pass this bill to lighten
the burdens of the rich, while you double the bur
dens. reduce the wages, destroy the labor of me
chanics and the poor, and go home and hear what
t hey have to say on the subject.
The following abstract from table C,in the appen
d= to the report of the committee, will show the
practical operation of this bill upon the mechan
ical, agricultural, and manufacturing interests
of the country.
Names of the articles.
Per et. Per et.
Clothing, ready mad by tailors 50 30
caps, binding and hosiery 30 20
Unbrelias, parasols, and sun
Silk hate, bonnets, dm,
30 25
65 25
43 30
Hat bodies
Hata and bonnet of vegetable
substances _
35 25
Children? boots and shoes 60 30
India rubber shoes 30 20
Clocks 30 20
Untarred cordage 188 30
Iron cables or chains 80 30
Cut and wrought spikes 82 30
Cut nails 43 30
Brass kettles, (hammered) 43 30
Japanned, plated, and gilt ware 30 25
Cutlery of all kinds 30 25
Sole leather 53 25
Calf Skins 37 25
Bricks and paving tiles 25 15
Metal buttons 30 25
Hard soap 51 30
Wheat 35 25
Beck and pork 120 25
Cheese 70 25
Vinegar 54 25
Pearl or hulled barley 47 30
Whale or fish oil 44 30
Wool costing over 7 cts per lb. 3c. pr. lb. oft
Linseed oil 44 30
Spirits from grain, let proof 132 42 •
Brandy, &c. from other materials 180 38
Coal, per ton $1 75 $1 00
China ware 30 20
Wool, all manufactures of
7....arpettiriga, treble grain
B russel.
Other ingrain
- •
Come cottons, (beings rcduc-
tion of three fourths) 120 30
c; mon bagging 53 30
Oil cloth furniture 62 30
other kinds 64 30
Iron, bolts and-bare 77 61
railroad 77 31
Pig. 72 56
nail and spike rode 56 30
vessel. cast 45 30
wood screw. 63 30
3t,ci, cast, shear and German 36 21
Glass, cut 186 30
window, 8 by 10 62 30
12 by 16 165 30
Lead, pig. and bars 66 30
Gunpowder 51 30
'l'he If:th .cction of (1.1411 pro , hlca that, aftcr
the Ist of September, 1845, all duties above 25 p e r
cent. is to be reduced to that horiuontot standard,
25 per cent.
• In 1842, we imported more than four millions
of gallons of wine, and nearly two million gallons
of distilled spirits. England imposes 2,700 per
cent. duty on our whiskey. and we, by way of re
ciprocity, now propose to reduce our duties on
Englialt and Irish whiskey (1650,000 gallons of
which, with other distilled spirits, was imported in
1342) to a mere nominal duty! The duty of 25
Iper cent.—a horizontal tariff, except a few specific
articles; and in one year more, it brings the duties
down to 25 per cent., discriminating for revenue
below that standard. Thus woo bringing it nearly
down to Mr. Van Buren's standard, established in
his famous Indiana letter. His 'maximum was 25
per cent. until the debt was paid, and then 20 per
cent., discriminating for revenue below that amount,
but in no case above It for protection. This was
Mr. Van Buren's plan, as laid down in that letter,
to which he referred gillstlemen who might be dis
posed to doubt it.
Judge Elliott Guilty,
Our readers know that many hundred votes were
manufactured in New Orleans on the occasion of
the late special election for Senator, and that the
fraud was charged on Judge Elliott, who granted
the improper naturalization papers. So strong was
the impression of fraud, that the Judge was im
peached by the House of Represntatives, and tried
by the Senate of Louisiana. On Saturday, the 6th
instant, the High Court of impeachment closed its
labors, and the Picayune thus notices the result:
44 The court were several hours in consultation—
from five until ten o'clock. When they returned
to announce their verdict, they took their seats in
the House of Representatives, and the Secretary,
Horatio Davis, read it.
The court found Judge Elliott guilty of the four
article. of impeachment preferred against him—the
majority being on two of the articles 10 yeas and 4
nays, and on the other two 11 yeas and 3 nays.—
They then unanimously resolved, that Judge Elliott
be forthwith removed from office, and that it be
considered vacant from this, the 6th day of April.
We may add, that they also unanimously reset.
ved that this verdict should not, nor was it meant, to
affect the legality or validity of the certificates of
naturalization issued by Judge Elliott; and further,
that six days time be given for those who dissented
from the majority to enter their protest in writing.
About this case we have avoided saying a word
since its commencement. It is now over, and what
we say cannot of course, effect the issue. We have
watched the trial with some degree of interest, and
our opinion is that the verdict of the High Court of
Impeachment is a most righteous Judgment, and
the Senate of Louisiana in rendering it showed, as
we said of them on a former occasion, that they are
"fearless of pouter and beyond corruption."
If Judge Elliot was removed for gmming illegal
certificates, by what logic does the Senate arrive at
the conclusion that the verdict should not affect the
legality or validity of the certificates?
Extract of a klter dated
Now ORLEANS, 6th April.
We have been in great excitement under the im
peachment of Judge Elliott for the fraudulent nat
uralization of more than 2000 foreigners, in the
most corrupt manner, and by which votes the
Whigs lost the recent election of State Senator and
Mayor. This evening the Senate gave their deci
sion, and found the Judge guilty of every count,
and by a unanimous vote dismissed hint and ren
dered him incapable of holding any office of trust
or profit. This decision is the most important over
rendered in Louisiana, and saves the State front
being handed over to foreigners; for if he had been
acquitted, all the votes he had already made would
have been received, and ho would have manufac
tured thousands more, so as to have completely
commanded the election, and we should have had
in both state and city the most radical of them in
power. We nave a larger and worse floating pop
ulation than any other city in the Union. Guns
ere firing and bands of music are out cotnplimenting
the managing committee of the House of Represen
tatives, (Whigs and Locos) who so ably and so suc
cessfully conducted this impeachment.
The Senate, you know, is Loco
illeetro Mantic Battery.
We extract the following front the lotto; of" Oli.
ver Oldechool, of the 15th inst.
"1 wan again in the room occupied by Pofessor
Morse, with his electromagnetic battery applied to
his telegraph. The wires, two, extended to tho
village of Beltsville; welve miles from Washington.
While I was there, ho had a connexion of the
wires at the distance of eleven miles, so that the
termini wore on the some table, making the dis
tance twenty-two miles for the fluid to pass. By
applying the fluid at one end, the other caused a
small hammer to strike a tumbler. The touch was
simultaneous—that is to say, as you touched one
end letting on the fluid, the other, at the same in
stant, struck the glass, although the fluid had to
pass the whole distance of twenty-two miles. But
this is nothing. The same effect would be produ
ced did the wire extend rounded the globe, instead of
round a post eleven miles distant!
M. Morse said that in conversing with the super
intendent at the other end, he sometimes forgot
himself and was about to speak to him as though
he were present, forgetting that he was talking with
a man eleven or twelve miles distant. It is estima
ted that the electrical fluid passes at the rate of
180,000 miles, or nearly eight times the circum
ference of the globe in a single second. Professor
M. hopes to have the wires extended to Baltimore
by the lot of May. If so, we would receeive the
news of the nomination here the instant it was
made by the convention in that city.
40 30
87 30
42 30
45 30
16 30
cr Mr. W. B. Hicks was a day or two since, at
Brooklyn, thrown with great violence to the pave
ment, front a vehicle in which ho was riding—
When token up he was found to bo wholly unin
jured; and the crowd were congratulating him upon
his escape, or wondering at it, when a cry was
raised that a man had keen buried alive by a land
elide. Straightway the crowd hurried to the spot,
and by dint of vigorous digging soon disclosed the
upper part of the body of a son of Erin, who took
the matter very cooly, and cracked jokes with those
who were freeing him front his disagreeable con
finement, saying afterwards that as he had boon
dug out of Yankee soil, he was as good a Native
Anglican as the best of than.
"One country, one constitution, one destiny."
Wednesday morning, April 24, '44.
B. PALMER, Esq. (No. 59, Pine street
below Third, Philadelphia,) is autlwrized to act as
Agentfor this paper, to procure subscriptions and
ccy- 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!"
(Subject to the decision of a National Corention.)
303E1 2 11 IVIARKLE,
Whig Principles.
"The principal objects which, I suppose, engage
the common desire and the common exertions of
the Whig party, to bring about, in the Government
of the United States are :
1. A soon NATIONAL etTnitascr, regulated by
the will and authority of the nation. _
2. As ADEQUATE REVENUE, with fair protec
En, embracing fartlier restrictions on the exercise
of the veto.
4. A faithful administration of the PUBLIC no-
proceeds of sales of it among all the states.
Tiox OF T. GOVERNMENT, leaving public officers
perfect freedom of thought and of the right of suf
frage, but with suitable restraints against improper
interference in elections.
6. An amendment of the Constitution, limiting
the incumbent of the Presidential office to a ssa
am: TERM'.
These objects attained. I think that we should
cease to be afflicted with bad administration of the
Government."—Henry Clay.
Adjourned Court,
An Adjourned Court of Common Pleas will he
held for this county in Juno next, commencing on
the 31 Monday (and 17th day) of the month, and
to continuo one week.
At the late Court of Quarter Sessions of this
county, when the applications for Tavern Licenses
were under consideration, his Honor Judge Wilson
remarked that it would be well for Tavern-keepers
to bear in mind that the act of 1705 never contem
plated that they might retail liquors on the Sabbath.
They have no more right to sell on Sundays, by
virtue of their licenses, than retailers of foreign
morchandize have by virtue of theirs, which is not
oven pretended.
In the House of Representatives on the 15th, the
Speaker laid before that body a communication from
Chief Justice Gibson, of the Supreme Court, decla
ring the recent act of Assembly, requiring one
of the Judges of the said Court to hold a Special
Court for the trial of the Flannagans convicted of
murder, to whom a new trial has been granted, un
constitutional. The communication being read,
was referred to the Judiciary Committee.
PHILLIP/HM(O ESTATE: We learn from the
United States Gazette, that Daniel Ullman, Esq., of
New York, has purchased the Pillipsburg estate,ly
lag in Centre, Cambria and Clearfield counties, in
this State. This splendid property contains up
wards of seventy thousand acres of fertile land, a
bounding in bituminous coal and iron ore, and has
upon it several valuable furnaces, forges, factories,
mills, &e. The Gazette soya, " Mr. Ullman will be
a valuable acquisition to that community, uniting
asho does a mind richly stored with sound learning
to industrious habits and spotless morals."
Ware Parise RI rTro !—The locofoeos have not
very recently put forth their cuts of guillotines, nor
accused the Whig Senate of proscription. To
show that under the particular situation of the Sen
ate and the Executive, that body does not emulate a
Jackson Senate, and reject, without cause, except
political difference of opinion, we may notice the
recent confirmation of the Hon. WILLIAM R. Kr Na
as Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordi
nary to France, and of Dr. J. L. MARTIN as his
Secretary of Legation, with rumored unanimity.
'Fhe first gentleman has long been an active parti
zan, opposed to the majority of the Senate; rind
Dr. Martin has been the reputed father of some of
the most violent, incendiary and malignant edito
rials of the Globe, for many years past. Their
qualifications, not their political tenets, were con
sidered by the Senate.—Forum.
c 0". The Now Orleans Picayune says, that in
" popping the question," now-a-days, the stricken
individual, instead of saying, " Miss, will you mar
ry me 1" asks, " Miss, are you in favor of annex
, ;;:f renitelitiary Coak arc plenl ill this town,
Locofocoism Breaking Ground for
Texas, and Consequent War and
The Globe, after a studied silence, occasioned as '
we learn by an ear ache, which has afflicted Blair,
came out on Monday evening in a long, labored
and sophistical argument in favor of the Annexe- '
lion of Texas. The locofocos, broken, defeated
and overwhelmed on every old principle of policy,
have determined to carry on the pendtng Presiden
tial contest by creating new issues and hoping to
entangle the perception and blind the judgments of
the people by the magnitude of their schemes, rath
er than convince them by a calm argument on their
policy. The Globe has quietly scanned the whole
field, taken into consideration every danger which
would await such a step, heard the voice of the
people speaking from every quarter against the pro
' ject of annexation, and yet, with characteristic con
tempt and disdain for the popular sentiment, now
breaks ground for a union with Texas, and seeks
to drag the question into the political arena.
We do not intend, at the present moment to fol
low the Globe in its specious arguments on this sub
ject, but wish simply to state the fact that it is out
in favor of Annexation, and is backed by a long
address of elr. Wisurrrs, Sec'y of War, to his late
constituents of the Allegheny District. It behoves
now the people of the free elates and every friend
of the tariff to resist the measure, and in the strong
est terms, to denounce so monstrous an assumption
of power ! The plot hinted at by the Madisonian,
of carrying the measure, (should a treaty fail, which
requires two-thirds of the Senate,) by a joint reso
lutionof a bare majority of both Houses, is fraught
with danger, and may he carried out. The locofo
co Senators from New Hampshire, Pennsylvania
and Maine, joined to the votes of the South might
carry it through one branch, while a sufficient num
ber in the House could be easily secured.
The North and West then must be moving .d
express their condemnation of an act which shall
so grossly violate the compact of our Union. If
they would defend their industrial pursuits from the
competition of slave labor; if they would not have
bitterness and ill blood and perhaps all the horrors
of civil war, inundated upon us, let them speak to
their representatives in the majesty of their power!
Texas must not be annexed to the Union we do
not want either its soil or its citizens thieves and
robbers; we do not want to be heirs to its large debt
or its quarrel with Mexico. We want none of it—
our country is large enough already. We ore go
ing on well enough now, and there is no necessity
for fettering ourselves with such a drag to all ad
vancement in civilization, honesty and the apprecia
tion of the world.— Forum.
DUELS—Cray AND J AcxEms . .-Amos Ken
dall has written a most malignant, unfair pamphlet,
assailing Mr. Clay as a duelist. Now Mr. Clay
has been twice involved in duels, much to our re
gret and we arc sure much to his also, but in each
case he was the grossly insulted and injured party,
as his opponent lived to see and acknowledge, and
he manifested no vindictiveness nor revengeful feel
ing. He merely conformed to a most absurd and
wicked custom of the community in which he lived
—a costsm which he did not make, and ought to
have disregarded. We are sure it is a source of
profound gratitude to him that no other evil than
the sanction given to an abominable practice resul
ted from them meetings, and that no stain of blood
rests Qn his hands. I le has declared in an address
to his neighbors that no man can abhor duelling
more than ho does, though a deep sense of wrong
suffered, the momentary• mastery of his indignation,
impelled hint to seek the redress falsely styled a hon
But this viper Kendall, who has written the tract
to blacken Mr. Clay for challenging and meeting
two men who had grossly defamed him, has written
a life of Gen. Jackson, in which he narrates Jack-
son's duel with Dickinson, originating in a gamb
ling quarrel at a horse-race, in which Jackson, after
receiving Dickinson's fire, deliberately shot his an
tagonist dead. Amos winds up his account of this
bloody tragedy as follows:
The firmness of nerve exhibited by Gen. Jack
son on this occasion has not ceased to be a subject
The stern purpose which might in fact have ner
ved him, was described by himself, when a person
expressed astonishment at his self-command: 'Sir"
said he, " I should have hilled bias if he had shot
me through the brain."!!
And yet the admiring narrator of thisliorriblo
business pretends to be shocked at the contempla
tion of Mr. Clay's bloodless duels ! What mon
strous hypocrisy !—Tribune.
From the Regioler.
Important Invention.
The citizens of Hollidaysburg, Pittsburg, Harris- I
burg, Columbia, Lancaster and Philadelphia, are
respectfully informed, that a plan has been discov
ered by a person in Hollidaysburg, of taking trains
of cars, over the Allegheny Portage Railroad by
steam, and without the aid of ropes, also without
any stoppage, but at the same ratio of speed as on
the levels in ascending ; and at from one mile to fif
teen per hour in descending accordingly as required,
without the possibility of leaving the track—and a
perfect power of stopping every six yards; this dis
covery will expedite the business between the east
and west in a ratio n be calculated at present,
added to which webs thr..alety7 to travelling and
carriage, in t4isiars not ertmg off the track. The
state expeas annually on the eleven plains between
Phil's. ant' Pittsburg something near 70 000 dollars,
the savialof which, would be important; the inven
toll. made some calculations and althougls he
cannot say the exact sum he thinks between eighty
anti ninety thousand dollars would Purchase his
right, and put the machinery and road in perfect
working order: this can be done in the winter and
all be ready for the spring opening of the navigation
the inventor wishes to remark that if the State pur
chase his right, ho will take one third in tolls, which
will almost be ono third of the purchase thrown off.
An experiment is to be made and a friend has sug
gested to him that perhaps when the season's Mari
nes, would be wrr,he would be allowed to make
the experiment on ono of the %ins but this from so
much altering and replacing would prove more ex 7
pensive than a new formation. The benefit arising,
to Hollidaysburg and °Very town on the line, also
to the State at large, the public aro better calculated
to appreciate than the inventor; be has had two com
munications from Washington with the patent of
fice and intends to proceed according to directions.
To make the experiments will require from three
to five hundred dollars, in laying an inclined plane,
and fitting machinery, and for a part of this he would
ask the property holders—the business men and
transporters, of the above towns to assist in a small
subscription in order to carry out the design, and if
afterwards any contributor please to call with him
he pledges himself that so long as he can earn two
dollars per week he shall pay it.
N. B. The inventor is sanguine in the success of
his plan, and will have the honor in the course do
few weeks of laying his name and a drawing of his
plan before a discerning public, and will ask no sub
scription until both are shown.
Hollidaysburg, April 17, 1844.
The Times and Seasons,
A valued correspondent, who takes a note of time,
and makes interest in it for others, has sent the U,
S. Gazette the following, which is worthy of pre.
servation :
PAUADINE, Lancaster Co., April 18,1844.
Comparative Vegetation of Fruit Trees in full
1842.—Apricot, March 10 ; Peach, April 4 ; Ap
ple, April 20.
1843.—Apricot, April 20; Peach, May 1; Ap
ple, May 17.
1844.—Apricot, April 7; Peach, April 14; Ap
ple, April 17.
The advance of vegetation, from an unusual
continuance of warm weather at this season, has
been rapid, and the grain is much too forward.—
Corn is mostly planted in this neighborhood.
Reward of Merit.
A year or two since, Dr. Harris, of Moorestown,
(N. J.) brought with him from Normanda, (Eu
rope,) a beautiful horse, with a view of adding to
the value of that great aid of man in this country.
Dr. H. employed Mr. John A. 'Woodside, of this
city, to paint a likeness of his line animal ; and so
faithfully was the artist to his work, and so exact
the likeness, that Dr. H., who was about taking his
horse to the State of New York, to be present at
the grand exhibition of the Agricultural Society,
determined to take with him Mr. Woodside's paint
ing. The directors of the exhibition, on comparing
the original and the painting, pronounced the latter
eminently worthy of some signal notice; and, ac
cordingly, decreed to Mr. Woodside a gold medal,
which we had the pleasure, yesterday, to see. It
bore on one side:
to •
Jolt,/ A. Wooasm,
Animal Portrait Painting.
And on the other side, the inscription :
New York Agricultural Society."
. . .
with the representation of a Plough.
We congratulate the gilled artist on the notice
his work has received. We know that in such
works lie is unequalled.—U. S. Gazette.
BurinNEss.—Horses, chained for a series al
years to the wheel, draw themselves blind. The
same effect is produced upon men whose eyes are
set and strained after office. Mr. Van Buren, once
tolerably sharp sighted, was stone blind in 1839, as
to the effect of Isis destructive policy. He enter
tained no doubt of his re-election until it was known
that two thirds of the Electoral Votes were cast
against him. The second cloud obscures Isis vision
now. He does not see that the means resorted to
for a nomination are ensuring his defeat. He can
-not perceive that while he is absorbed in dark, grov
elling intrigues for Delegates in his Baltimore Con
vention, the People, disgusted at such selfishness
and rapacity, are banding themselves together with
spontaneous enthusiasm for HENRY CLAY.
The news from Harrisburg, informing us of the
passage of the bill to provide means for the pay
ment of the state interest, is the most gratifying in
telligence that we have been enabled to give the
community for a long time. The manner in which
it was passed gives an assurance that the proper
feeling of manly state pride prevails in our Legisla
ture. Both political parties, and the most prominent ,
men of the parties, have vied with each other in
sustaining and carrying through this bill. The
time was, when it was feared that the constant
coarse abuse that had been lavished upon this state
by the writers in the English journals, would dead
en the sensibility and render the public mind callous
to the necessity of maintaining inviolate and integ
rity of the state. That time has passed. The day
begins to appear, and before us we sec the bright
prospect of the faith of Pennsylvania redeemed be
fore the world by honest laws, providing means that
will be raised and applied to the payment of her
honest liabilities. It was well that it was done by
this Legislature. It is well that it has been done by
the Key Stone State at this time. Just on the eve
of important elections, both parties unite in this
measure, disembarrass themselves of this most pain
ful question, and enter into the contest free from the
taint of even the suspicion of repudiation. Through
the action of Pennsylvania, will new confidence be
given, and all other American securities will ad
vance, renovated and revived by the wholesome in
fluence of our atmosphere.
Pennsylvania never did repudiate. Her people
will pay her debts. They are honest, hardworking
people, and have been abused both at home and
abroad. They have never been appealed to in the
proper spirit. The time has now come, and we
shall see the glad sight of the yeomanry of Penn
sylvania cheerfully, and to a man, paying off their
indebtedness, which, though heavy, is light to the
loud of shame that would full upon them were they,
for the first time, to defraud the widows, the or
phans, and the honest, thrifty men, who have de
posited their all in the public treasury of Penn
The Harrisburg Union asserts that there is no
doubt of the passage of the bill in the Senate, and
of its becoming a law. Tho Governor, by signing
the bill, will have an opportunity of doing the most
glorious act that ever fell to the lot ot a l'enn , y Iva.
tria Gov cuter.— I. N. Ua:ct/r.
Interesting Tact.
Mr.- MeCadles; of Pittsburg, in a recent speech
said that in 1798 the first armed vessel that ever floa
ted on the Western waters was constructed there
under the directions of a revolutionary officer. She
was a row falley mounting a solitary gun, aad was
infant trade, which that splendid domain afterwards
acquired by the wisdom and foresight of your friend
and contemporary the illustrious Jefferson.
That vessel was named the John Adams, and,
if tradition is to be beleivcd, after performing her
duty in the watery clement here, she hoisted her
sails, entered the peaceful pursuits, crossed the At.
lantic, the Straits of Gibralter, wended her way to
the Mediterranean, threaded the Archipelago, and
penetrated to the very Dartlanells, on the borders of
Asia Minor, thus carrying upon her brow into the
bosom of a dcapotick country, the name of one of
our honored actors in the struggle for Republican
ING OF VESSELS, &c.—Wright's Indian Ve
getable Pills are certain to prevent the at
hose dreadful consequences, because they
purge from the body those morbid humors
which, when floating in the general circu
lation, are the cause of a determination or
rush of blood to the head, a presitire upon
the brain, and other dreadful results.—
From two to six of said Indian Vegetable
l'ills, taken every night, on going to bed,
will in a short time so completely cleanse
the bod) from every thing that is cliposed
to health that sudden death, apoplexy,
bursting of blood vessels, or indeed any mal
ady. will he in a mantic'. impossible.
Wright's Vegetable Indian l'ills also aid
and improve digestnn, and purify the blood
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 spur ieUs medi
cines which in order to deceive are made
in outward appearance, closely to resem
ble the above wonderful Pills.
OBSERVE.—Purchase only if the adver
tised agents. or at the office of the Gener•
al Depot, No. 169 Race street, Philadel
phia, and be particular to ask for WRIGHT'
Indian Vegetable Pills. . .
The genuine medicines can be obtained
at the store of Wm. Stewart, Huntingdon.
The following certificate is from Levi W. Sibley,
Esq. well known in Rochester and western New
York as a merchant •and auctioneer for the last
twelve or fifteen years. His disease has moved so
obstinate that he has been compelled to spend two
winters prior to the last in the 'sunny south,' in
Florida. Bat the last winter he has been enabled
to spend at home, as Isis own short statement will
explain. The Rochester Daily Advertiser, on pub
lishing Mr. Sibley's statement, remarks:
We would respectfully call the attention of our
readers to the testimony of Mr. L. W. Sibley, of
the well known firm of Sibley dr. Scrantom, Auc
tioneers of this city.
Rochester, March 21, 1843.
I have been using Wistar's Balsam of Wild
Cherry for the last three months, and find consider
able relief of my complaint—Bronchitis, with whirls
I have been afflicted for the last four yours. I have
no doubt it will prove beneficial in that complaint,
and also in all affections of the chest and liver.
For sale by Thomas Read, Huntingdon and
James Orr, Hollidaysburg.
On Thursday, the 2nd inst., by the Rev. T•
Mitchell, Mr. HENRY S. DRINKLE, to Miss
LYDIA D. TURNER, all of Alexandria.
(in this Borough.)
7 A.m. 2. P. m. 9 P. nr4
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Regiment al Orders.
The Volunteers and Militia composing the
29th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th DiviSion,
P. M., are hereby required to form by com
panies on the first Moe day, 6th day of May
next, and by battalion for parade and review
as follows :
Ist BAttalit.n at the house of Capt. R. F.
Hazlett. in Grays Port, on Thursday, 23rd
of May next. 2nd Battalion at the house of
Capt. Win. Davidson, on the 24th May, in
Sinking Valley.
April 17, 1844. ADAM KEITH, tot.
Militia Elect ion.
The enrolled militia of the 62nd Regi
ment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Division, P. M.,
will take notice that an election will be held
on Saturday the 27th day of Aprtl, inst., to
elect one
for said Regiment. l'he first battalion will
elect at the Old Court House in the borough
of Huntingdon, and the second battalion at
the house of John Hirst in Manor Hill. be
tween the hours of 10 o'clock A. M., and
6 o'clock P. M. of said clay.
JOHN SURREY, B. Inspector, •
2nd. B. 10th Div. I'. M.
Ironsvile, n pill 17, 1844.
solicitation of a nember of friends, in differ
ent parts of the county, I offer myself as a
candidate for the office of
at the general election in 1844, subject to the
decision of the Whig County Convention.—
In the event of my success, my best efforts
shall be exerted to discharge the duties of
the office with fidelity.
Tyrone tp•, April 17, 1849. tac.
Estate of John Isenberg, late of
Ponder totenNhip. dec - d,
Notice is hereby given that letters of ad
minstration upon the said estate line berm
granted to the undersigned. All persons
having claims or demands against the same
are requested to make thern known without
delay, and all persons Indebted to make im
mediate payment to
WILLIAM (111tIti1 Y, 5 Milers,
April 17, 11+,14.