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    THE HUNTINGDON JOURNAL.
•'ole country, one conatitution, one deatiN
UUtiactaatlmailccplia
Wednesday morning, May 29, 44,
B. PALMER, Esq. (No. 59, Pine street
below Third, Philadelphia,) is authorized to act as
Agent for this paper, to procure subscriptions and
adortitements.
0c)-9The Huntingdon Journal has a
larger circulation than any other
Newspaper in Huntingdon county.
We state this fact for the benefit of
Advertisers.
"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 PRESIDENT,
HENRY CLAY,
OF KENTUCKY,
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
THEODORE FRELINGHUYSEN.
OF NEW JERSEY,
Senatorial Electors.
CHESTER BUTLER, of Luzorno.
TOWNSEND HAINES, Cheriter.
Representative Electors.
lot District—Joseph C. Clarkson, of Philadelphia ,
2d John P. Wetherill, do
ad John D. Ninesteel, do
4th John S. Litteil, Germantown.
sth Elleazer T. M'Dowell, of Bucks co.
Bth Benj. Frick, of Montgomery.
7th Isaac W. Vanleer, of Chester.
Bth William Hiester, of Lancaster.
9th John S. Hiester, of Berks.
10th John Killinger, of Lebanon.
11th Alex. E. Brown, of Northampton.
12th Jonathan J. Slocum, of Luzerne.
lath Henry Drinker, of Susquehanna.
14th James Pollock, of Northumberland,
15th Frederick Watts, of Cumberland.
16th Daniel M. Smyser, of Adams.
17th James Mothers, of Juniata.
18th Andrew J. Ogle, of Somerset.
19th Daniel Washabaugh, of Bedford.
20th John L. Gow, of Washington.
21st Andrew W. Loomis, of Allegheny.
22d James M. Power, of Mercer.
23,1 William A. Irvin, of Warren.
24th Benjamin Hartshorn, of Clearfield.
Mit GOVERNOR,
JOSEPH IVIARICLE
OF WESTMORELAND COUNTY.
FOR CANAL COMMTSSIoNER,
SILVIEOINT GUILFORD,
OF LEBANON COUNTY,
WHIG COUNTY MEETING,
'rhe Whig eitizenn of the enunty - f Huntinvdon
—the i euda of CLAY, F12111.1"NCillITY - tsliN,
and IBARKLE—the opponents ofall change in the
Warn TARIFF of 1942—und the supporters of the
'vette FAITH of the Nation and State, arc reques
ted to meet at the Old Court House, in the borough
of Huntingdon, on tvoning the lPth June
next, (court week,) fur the purpose of responding
to the nominations made by the Nationnl Conven
tion, assembled at Baltimore on the let inst., and
to adopt such measures as may be deemed essential
to the success of Whig prir.c . ples.
By order of the County Committee,
THEO. H. CREMER.
Chairman.
May 29, 1944,
We tender our thanks to the Hon. JAMES
Inv Ls, Hon. E. Joe Mona's, Hon. A. R.
VAINE and Hon. Joss Wm..., for their attention
to US.
raj Tile Locofocos held their National Conven
tion in Baltimore, on Monday last, to nominate can
didates for President and Vice President. We can
not, as yet. say whether it ended in fair or unfair
nominations or in a regular blow up"—but wo
consider the latter the most likely.
Mn. Czevza, of Carlisle, made a splendid
aacension in Lis balloon, from Harrisonburg, Va.,
on the Bth inst. Ho landed in Culpepper county,
75 or SO miles from his place of ascension, having
travelled that distance in one hour and ten minutes!
Ho describes it as a most interesting trip. lie con
templates an ascension from Carlisle shortly.
Gov. Cass and Texas,
Gen. Lewis Case, one of the dozen of Locofoco
candidates for the Preiitleney, has published a letter
" about" the immediate annexation of Term to the
United States. The Washington correspondent of
the Untted States Gazette, in noticing the letter,.
No new move has been made that I know of
since my hist, save the publication of Gov. Cass's
letter in favor, and nor in favor, of immediate an
nexation. I understand this is the third he has
written on the subject, the other two not being
;satisfactory. The Governor is very accommodating
in expressing his opinions, and is evidently playing
for tho Presidential nomination which he will not
get; at least I judge 81.1 trout present appearances.—
The Nashville Union, the organ of Gen. Jackson
and Gov. Polk, i observe, conies out in favor of the
views of Mr. Van Buren and Col. Benton era the
reject of annexation. The annexation people arc
playing a bold and desperate game to defeat the
nomination of Mr. Van Buren, but I sin inclined
to believe they will not succeed."
A debating society, in a town Down East"
oleo - ening undertook to discuss the question wheth
er intemperance or slavery is productive of the most
evil in the United Staten I A worthy deacon, con
tending eyainst the former, proposed to show its ef
fects on its victims in eternity.—" stop, stop," cried
tAe chsti:aan, " cf the Unit.] States."
Arrest of ttro snore Rioters.
'Piro men. brothare, nnmod ;elm and William
M'Cleery, were tweeted on the lfth, end taketi
fore the Reotader, charged with participating in the
buniing of the Catholic nunnery in Kensington,
end pointing out houses that were doomed to des
truction by the mob. They were held to bail in
$3,000 each.
Important Arrest of an Irish Rioter.—A young
Irishman, about nineteen yearn of age, named lames
Lawson, was arrested on the 17th inst., by Sheriff's
officer Stout and two of the Recorder's officers, hid
in the loft of a house in Master street, between
Front street and Frankford Road, Kensington. The
prisoner could not walk—having been shot through
one knee and wounded in the other leg—and was
brought to the Recorder's office and taken from
thence, after an examination, to prison, in a carriage.
He is supposed to have been one of the party that
fired the volley which killed young Wright. There
are three witnesses who testify to seeing him fire
three guns. His father, the day after he was woun
ded, conveyed him out of the city, first to Frankford,
then to Manayunk, and afterwards to Moymensing,
but being unable to prevail upon any family to take
care of him, was obliged to bring him back to Ken
sington and conceal him.
Another Rioter.—A weaver living near Fair
mount, named James Paul, was committed by the
Recorder on the 19th, in default of 5000 dollars
bail, on a charge of actively participating in the
Kensington riots.
Committed.--A marl named Patrick O'Neal was
committed to prison by Alderman Boileau on the
the 19th, for being concerned in the Kensington
riots. Also a man named James Bell, was com
mitted by the same magistrate, who is charged with
having participated in the weaver's riots in Ken
sington, in April last.
Another Rioter.—An Irishman named John
Laverty, was arrested in Kensington on the 20th,
and put under $lOOO bail, before Alderman Cloud,
on a charge of taking a conspicuous part in the
attack on the Native Americans.
Bound Over.—A young man named John M.
Jones was taken before the Mayor on the 21st, char
ged on the oath of Michael Oregon with making
threats to destroy the property, and with being en
gaged as the deponent believed, in the late riots at
Kensington. The testimony against the accused
was of a strong character, and was held to bail in
$lOOO for a further hearing.
Conviction and Sentence of Rioters.—George
Ruffle, Wm. Robison, Samuel Daly, Chas. While,
Thomaa Evett, Charles Rose, arid Alex. Gilleland—
all young men—were convicted in the Court of
Quarter Sessions on the 21st, of riots and assault
and battery upon officer M'Calvy, in the district of
Kensington, on Easter Sunday last. Sidney Ruffle,
a sister of the first named defendant, tried with the
young men for the same offence, was also convic
ted. Daly, Gilliland, White and Robinson were
adjudged each to pay a fine of five dollars, and un
dergo sixty days' imprisonment. Evett was sen
tenced to pay five dollars fine and twenty days im
prisonment, and Ruffle to one dollar fine and ten
days' imprisonment. The female was sentenced to
pay a fine of twenty dollars and costs. Rose did
not appear.—Museum.
Gen. Markle at Home.
The editor of the Miner's Journal of Pottsville,
says that he lately conversed with a gentleman from
Westmoreland county, a near neighbor of Gen.
Murkier. " l.liough oppo,,eil to the General in
politics, ha adwita thut if elected, Ire will make star
of the inert upright, honed and copulde Govern°.
Pennsylvania ever had.
" Ho said he was astonished to hear the num°,
our charges made by his Locofoco brethren with
regard to his capacity ; and admitted that these
charger would only have the tendency of swelling
his vote at home among his friends and neighbors.
"They could differ with him honestly in politics
—but they could not, or would not permit one who
had rendered such important services to his country
in time of need, to be traduced even by their own
party."
Such is the feeling of the honest and right min
: ded of all parties. Let the Locofoco presses go on
in their dirty work of slander, misrepresentation and
detraction. The people of Pennsylvania will vin
dicate their llero, in a way that will cover them
I and their backsliding Parson with shame, mortifica-
I non and defeat !
The Plans of the Locofocos,
The Washington Standard has by the indiscre
tion of an individual, been put in possession of the
plan by which the Locofoco leaders intend to defeat
Mr. Clay and the Whigs, and it is in perfect keep
ing with all their practices,which always belie their
professions. We have but room to-day to give the
Standard's information without comment, except to
say it looks locofocoieh ! The plan is, to run two
candidates, a Northern and Southern ; both of
whom are to be nominated by different sections of
the Baltimore Convention, to be held on Monday
next. The members of that Convention will dis
agree in regard to the candidate : in this there will
be no sham, for the leaders themselves could not
prevent it. But out of this disagreement success
is to be secured : and how ? A portion of the Con
vention will, after a boisterous session, and the ex
hibition of discord and confuson from which the
uninitiated would infer the utter explosion, disrup
tion and annihilation of the party, secede, and both
section. will then nominate separate candidatea,ap
wend), in opposition to each other : but with an
understanding among the leaders, those in the plot,
that the one shall be run at the South upon southern
principles, and the other at the North upon northern
principles, with the view of taking States from Mr,
Clay at the South which a Northern man could not
get, and by this means bring the election into the
House, where, it is the plan that the party shall
unite on the one which has the highest electoral
vote, and by this means defeat Mr. Cloy.—Forum.
'• A great lie," says the poet Crabbe, #‘ be like a
fish on dry land ; it may fret and fling, and make a
frightful bother, but it cannot hurt you. You have
only to keep still, and it will die of itself."
Hoary Clay's Two Heats.
Mr. Clay has been - twice before the people for
their votes, and has been twice beaten by large
majorities.
ills first heat was in 1924, and resulted as fol
lows:
Candidate,.
Jackson,
Adams,
Crawford,
Total,
Clay,
Majority against Clay, 187
He tried it again in 1832, with the following
success:
Candidates.
Jackson,
Floyd,
Wirt,
Votes.
219
Total,
Clay,
Majority against Clay,
Being one more against him than in 1824. If
Mr. Clay loses a vote in eight years, how long will
it be before he is elected I—Alb. Argus.
cO" Very good, neighbor, we owe you 0n0....•
Arithmetic is an interesting science; suppose we
set you a 'sum' in it—As thus Martin Van
Buren has run twice for President, receiving in
1836 One Hundred and Seventy votes, and in
1840 Sixty. Now, if he lost One Hundred and
Ten votes in four years, how near will he come by
the same rule, to get 138 in 1844? Tribune.
From the Forum .
News From Texas,
The Steamship New York, which arrived at New
Orleans on the 13th May, brought Galveston dates
to the 11th inst. As every item of news from this
quarter now possesses an interest in connection
with the efforts of President Tyler, we give our
readers all the intelligence which the New Orleans
papers afford. The Galveston News of the 30th
ult., speaks thus favorably of the terms of the treaty.
This is nothing remarkable, but any objection to
those terms on the part of Texas, would have struck
us as passing strange. The News says:
Gen. Houston, we learn, is highly pleased with
the treaty and speaks in very flattering terms of the
magnanimity displayed by the United States gov
ernment in the terms submitted in the treaty. This
we consider is exceedingly propitious to the project,
as heretofore apprehensions have been entertained
that difficulties would have arisen in the adjustment
of terms."
The Civilian of the Ist inst. does not look upon
the project as being in so propitious an attitude, but
says "our ministers are not sanguine of the ratifi
cation of the Senate, though President Tyler and
Mr. Calhoun appear to be so." This agrees with
the opinion we expressed yesterday, that the Texi
ans understood the propensities and characteristics
of the Tyler crops diplomatic. But we find mat
ters even worse for our national honor than we ex
pected, for not only has Tyler sued to Texas, but
Texas has absolutely forced a reluctant compliance
with the terms she had dictated to the b. Slates!
The Civilian professes to possess, and doubtless
does, a pretty correct knowledge of the position of
the negotiation between the two countries and the
nature of the most recent advises received by the
Government of Texas from the United States, and
thus fortified with the facts, it says:
Th e United Stales govern ment,we understand ,
at length, though reluctantly, complied with all
the conditions re ti. by that of Texas, pre
limincry to entering into negotiation, for an.
vexation. The head-quarters of Gen. Gaines are
to be made at Fort Jessup, on the frontier of Texas,
where three regiments of Infantry and the 21 regi
ment of Dragoons are to be stationed, and the re
maining disposable force under his command is to
1,0 distributed at various points along the line, while
a fleet of ten sail is to occupy the Gulf; and notice
is to be given to Mexico that any denumstration
against Texas, " during the pendency of negolia
lions," will be considered as against tire U. States,
and treated accordingly. This is very pleasant
while it lasts, as the Scotehrnan said when midway
on his fall from the fourteen story house; but bow
long is it to last, and what is to be the result, we are
not prepared to predict."
The Civilian also publishes a copy of the order
of the Commander in Chief, dated April 11th, di
recting the 3d Regiment Infantry, then at Jefferson
Barracks to proceed to Port Jessup, and says that it
"manifests a readiness on the part of the 11. States
Government to comply with what are understood
to be the obligations recently entered into with this
country."
One more feature in this recent news is worthy
attention. The U. S. steamer Poinsett put in for
fuel at Galveston on the 7th, and lett that day for
Vera Cruz. The News says :—Mr. Thompson,
the special and confidential agent of the Depart
ment of State, accredited to the Government of
Mexico, it is supposed, with despatches from the
Mexican Minister at Washington, and instructions
from the United States Government in relation to
the treaty of annexation, was a passenger." In re
lation to the mission and the agent, the Civilian
furnishes the following information:
It is stated that Mr. Thompson, who has gone to
Mexico upon the steamer Poinset, is charged with
important negotiations from the United States. Two
millions of the indemnity due and acknowledged to
the United States remain unpaid, while four mil
lions more of claims, the justice of which is said
to he undoubted, remain unaitusted, for the pay-'
ment of all of which, in some way, the American
Government is said to be unwilling longer to wait,
as justice to her citizens has long since demanded
that they should be satisfied. ft is reported that the
United States Government is no longer willing to
admit the claim of Mexico to Texas, yet a very
liberal allowance (to be paid by the assumption on
the part of the United States of debts due her citi
zens from Mexico) would be made for the relin
quishment, by Mexico, of her title to the territory
in dispute between her and Texas, including all
ever claimed by this Government.
IMPORTANT Daciermv.—The General Confer
ence of the Methodist Church, lately it: session at
New York, were for several days occupied with the
vexed question of slavery. The Baltimore Confer
ence had suspended one of its ministers, a Mr. Har
ding, for becoming an owner of slaves. An appeal
was taken to the highest judicatory in the church,
and that body has now confirmed the decision of
the Baltimore Conference by the decisive vote of
117 to 56.—Phila. Main,
MEXICO,
The T. 7. S.Guetts save:—We have received oJr
mauler flies of the "Diario del Gobierno," front
the City of Mexico, to the24th ult. The injustice
of the Annexation of Texas is largely dwelt upon,
and its improbabilities well canvassed. As the
"Diario del Gobierno" is literally Me government
paper, it is to be presumed that the lately much
boasted of influence of Gen. Jackson over Santa
Anna does not extend to the question of annexa
tion at least. Were we to judge from the tone in
which mention is made of "Mr. Tyler" and the
"ya poce que le falta pars dejar de ser presidents,"
(the little time remaining of his Presidency) we
might be confident that the sympathies of the Re
public of Mexico are not at all enlisted in behalf of
any project of the aforesaid " Mr. Tyler."
In the advice to the United States to look after
Oregon in preference to Texas, as far as regards
English influence, there is much of pithy truth.
In the City of Mexico, itself, every thing is quiet.
In the "Senate," the discussion of the "retail law"
still excited much feeling In the House of Repre
sentatives, the leading measure was a project of
colonizing in Tobacco a thousand Swiss or German
families.
In the departments of Durango, Zacatecas, Gu
anajuato, and San Luis Potosi, tranquility had been
effectually restored.
LIGHTNING.
"If you can see the flash, you have nothing to
fear, was wont to be the remark of those who would
encourage the timid in the midst of the tempest.—
And Pope, acting upon the same principle, says:
" That sees no more the stroke, nor feels the pain,
Than favored man by touch etherial slain."
But it seems there are some exceptions to this
rule, and that the lightning sometimes lingers in its
course, and allows of a sight of its splendor, before
it imparts a feeling of its force. The following is
from the Cincinnati Messenger :
" During the storm on 'Wednesday evening, a
servant girl in the employ of Charles Libeau, on
Third street, was stunned by lightning. She was
on the roof of a house, in the act of taking a feath
er bed, which she had in her arms, out of the rain.
She saw the flash, and heard the report, and then
became unconscious from the stunning effect of the
electric fluid, and fell through the door into the
house, in a state of perfect insensibility. Several
remedies were proposed and tried to resuscitate her,
but the application of ice water was found to be the
most effectual. There are no marks upon her per
son, caused by the shock, nor was there any dam
age done to any of the buildings in the neighbor
hood. The physician called in, reports that site
would have been instantly killed, had she not been
protected by the feather bed. She was perfectly
helpless yesterday.
The New Jersey Locofoco Jerry-
wander,
The State Gazette of Monday, contains a strong
article, exposing the iniquity of the last Locofoco
Legislature in altering the Congressional dietricts
of New Jersey to suit political views. The Whig
Legislature of 1839, passed a law declaring that
notice of all alterations of counties should be publish
.] six weeks in the counties proposed to be changed.
Upon this act the people relied as an effectual pro
tection ; and last Fall when the Legislature met, the
whole state was uneasy and perplexed with "fear
of change," they trusted still to this safeguard.—
Under this law was advertised the intended union
of a part of Burlington to Mercer, and in conse
quence thereof, the people remonstrated so loudly
that the Legislature were driven from the project.
It was rumored that other alterations were to be
made, but the legal notice was not given, and the
1 people fell secure.
This false severity was kept up by the Legisla
tore. Not a word was said in either house, not a
thing was done to betray to the People the plots,which
politicians were then laying in Caucus, against their
interests and their established county relations.--
But
suddenly ou the 15th of February the Caucus
having well arranged all its plans, and prepared
itself to execute them before the People could hear
of them and remonstrate, opened its doors confessed I
its designs, and proceeded to put them rapidly into I
execution. On that day. Gen. Ihrie, the Locofoco
Councillor from Warren, having given no prelimi
nary notice, presented a bill drawn up and ready
for passage—to repeal the law requiring six weeks'
notice to the People to advertise, before any bill
should be passed to atter their county lines. For
this repeal not a single petition had been presented
in either house. The People had ncyer heard that
such a measure was imagined. But the political
intriguers had prepared it in secret ccnclave. it
was their will that it should he passed ; and although
its very object was to abridge the People's privile
ges, the mandate of the Caucus was quickly obeyed.
But on the 22d of February, only eight days after it
was presented, during which time the Council was
in session scarcely more than four ordinary days,
the bill had been referred to a committee, consid
ered (!) reported back to the Council, and passed
through three readings, and sent to the Assembly.
Such was the zeal with which this self-styled De
mocracy prosecuted a project to abridge the privi
leges of the People !
Having thus released themselves of the obstacle
which they feared would arise in the remonstrance of
their constituents, the majority in Council procee
ded rapidly to execute their designs. The bills to
I repeal the notice law was not yet passed. They
' had sent it to the Assembly, but that house had not
yet acted upon it. Saturday and Monday were
hardly business days, yet by Wednesday morning,
the mojotity had prepared, in secret, the celebrated
Omnibus Bill, and on that morning, one of them,
Mr. A. W. Brown, of Middlesex, presented it to
Council.
The Gazette promises a view of the character of
this bill, and a sketch of its progress through the
two houses, which in connexion with the incipient
steps will afford so pretty an exemplification of po
litical scouldrelism as can be imagined. Will New
Jersey submit to such iniquity—such disregard of
law and decency
Tres "CANADIAN PATRIOTS."-II is stated offi
cially in the Madisonian of Tuesday afternoon,
that, at the instance of Mr. Everett, our Minister at
London, her Britannic Majesty's Government has
recently pardoned ten of the American citizens sen
tenced, with many others, to transportation to one
of the British penal settlements, for having partici
pated in the political disturbances in Canada in the
year 1838 ; and that orders have aecordingly been
despatched to the Governor of Van Dieman's Land
for the liberation of the prisoners whose names are
contained in the annexed list, on the usual condi
tion of good behaviour during their residence there:
LI/Ir.—Hiram Sharp, John Gillman, Ira Polly,
Orin W. Smith, Bemis Woodbury,Geo. T. Brown,
Daniel Ludruna, Robert Q. Collins, John Thomas,
and Edward A Wilson.
Ex-Speaker Whitc.
The lientucky " Commonwealth bus thought it
proper to vindicate the reputation of the lion.
John White, of Kentucky, as a person of the most
gentlemanly and amiable character. The National
Intelligencer truly observes that no such vindica
tion can be necessary where Mr. White is known
and appreciated as he deserves to be, but, as the
false gloss attempted to be given by his political
adversaries to a recent occurrence in the House
of Representatives may possibly have some effect
where he is not known, we think it due to Mr.
White to transform this following remarks to our col
umns, with the expression of our entire concur
rence, both in the spirit and the letter of those
which refer to Mr. White's personal character and
qualities :
From the Kentucky Commonwealth,
Joav Worm:.—The Loco pressare endeavoring
to transform this gentleman into a bully. We know
John White intimately, and we can most conscien-
tiously declare that in the characteristics of a well
bred gentleman—in politeness, suavity, forbearance,
prudence, good feeling and genuine amiability, all
the qualities that make up the character we both
respect and love, lie is unsurpassed by any mortal
man. He is peculiarly distinguished in Kentucky
for coolness of temper and respectfulness of bear
ing. But, like every true Kentuckian, he would be
as prompt to resent affront as slow to offer it. We
certainly regret, as he has himself publicly regret.
ted, the late occurrence in Congress. But what
could the meekest man on earth do, when struck in
the face but return the blow ? Had he not repelled
his assailant, while, as a Christian we should have
applauded his meek forbearance, there is not a wo
man in the land who would not have whipped him
with her garters.
In eleven sessions of service, through the most ex
citing periods, Mr. White, though a most decided
and firm man, has never had before the slightest
collision with any one; but has made himself a great
personal favorite with all gentlemen of both parties.
The miserable vipers of Kentucky cannot blur his
name."
The One Day Election Bill.
The following is the bill which passed the House
by the large vote of 141 to 34 :
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep
resentatives of the United States of America in Con
gress assembled, that the time of choosing the elec
tors of President and Vice President of the United
States, in each State, shall be the Tuesday next
after the first Monday of November next: and after
wards, except when a special election shall be held
in pursuance of the tenth section of the act to which
this is an amendment, the time of choosing said elec
tors shall be the Tuesday next after the first Mon
day of November in every fourth year succeeding
the last election of said electors ; and when such
special election shall be held, the time therefor shall
be the Tuesday next after the first Monday of No
vember in the year when the same shall be held
persuant to the section aforesaid.
Surrw sass Axil Loss oc. LI vr.s.—A letter from
Capt. Lemuel Jones, dated Pawtuxent. May 18,
1844," and published in the Baltimore Sun of yes
terday morning, states that a schooner which left
Balti store on Wednesday of last week, command
ed by Capt. Flowers, was capsized by a sudden flaw
of wind on Thursday night. There were fine fe
males on hoard and four males, ail of whom were
drowned. with the exception of the captain and his
brother, who clung on to the r igging until assistance.
arrived. The clauses of those who were lost were,
Miss Flowent, the captains sister, Mrs. Cent, a
widow lady, a little girl about 7 years old, named
Rockwell, a daughter of L. P. Rockwell, of Bald
more, Mrs. Triggell and child. and a white !toy, and
a black man, deck hands. The bodies of the four
females were found in the cabin after the vessel
was righted ; but Captain Jones was unable to re
cover the bodies of the other three.
The Convention for amending the Constitution
of New Jersey is progressing. The Committee on
the Executive has reported:
The report proposes that the Govern or shall be
elected for three years, by the people, from the--
, day of January next, and shall be ineligible for re
election. until three years have expired.
That he shall be at least thirty years of age, have
been a resident of the United States for twenty
years, and of the State for seven years; and that no
member of Congress or officer of the, General Gov
ernment, shall be eligible.
After a bill shall be passed by both Houses, it
shall be presented to the Governor for his approval,
which he may sign or return with his objections;
if he return it, and it is again passed by a majority,
it shall be a law. If he retains it ten days it shall
be a law, unless the legislature adjourn in the mean
time. If so, it shall be a law, unless he return it
with his objections, during the first three days of the
next Legislature.
The Governor, Chancellor, and Justices of the
Supreme Court, shall constitute a Court of Pardons.
In ease of the absence of the Governor, the Pre
sident of the Senate shall act in his stead.
A STOAT ron Tnt Carmuxous.—Under this
title a story is going the rounds of the papers, sta
ting that Proffessor Van Gruseelbach of Stockholm,
has brought to a state of perfection, the art of produ
cing a torpor in the whole system, in which a per
son may remain a hundred or a thousand years, and
again to be awakened to existence without injury
to any organ of the system. The writer—a travel
let in Europe—says he was shown some specimens
of the Professor's experiments; among others, that
of a young woman who had been guilty of murder
ing her child, and had been consigned to the Profes
sor by the Government. She had been in a state
of torpor two years, and looked quite natural, with
the exception of a little paleness. Cold ie the agent
employed.
AN Ism SPORTIMAN.-.. Patrick, you fool, what
makes you stare after that rabbit, when your gun
has no lock on 1 " " Hush ! hush I my &run', the
rabbit don't know that !"
Dr. WIBTAR'S DALIIAM Or WILD DUMMY.--
The Lent medicine known to man for incipient Con
sumption. Asthma of every stage, E !CPtilllg of the
Lungs, Cough., Colds, Liver Complaint, end all
diseased of the Pulmonary Organs, may be had of
the Agents named below.
All published statements of cures performed by
thin medicine are, in every respect, true. Be care
ful and get the genuine 'Dr. Wistar's Balsam of
Wild Cherry,' as spurious imitations are abroad.
For sale by Thomas Read, Huntingdon and
James Orr, Hollidaysburg.
11AF.7.2211:),
On Tuesday the 21st inst., by the Rev. H. G.
Dill, Mr. DAVID H. BURKETT, of Centre coun
ty, to Mias MARY A. KENNEDY, of Hunting ,
don county.
On Wednesday evening, the .22nd instant, by
Rev. Jacob Martin, Mr. DANIEL BEATTY to
Mies RUTH M'BRIDE, all of Hollidaysburgh.
STATE OF THE THERMOMETER,
(in this Borough.)
7 •. x. 2. P.M. 9 P.M.
M*r 21 52 55
22 • 41 61
23 49 76
24 . 56 86
25 - 65 90
26 60 88
27 - 70 85
nuntiaydon Female Library Assad-
ation.
BOOICS.
Prescott's Ferdinand and Isabella,
Daughters of England,
Wives of England,
Mother., of England,
Pictures of Private Life,
Poetry of Life,
A Voice from the Vintage.
By Mrs. Ellie,
Glimpses of the Past,
Judah's Lion,
Letter Writing,
Combinations,
By Charlotte Elizabeth.
The English Governess.
Lectures on the Spheres end Duties of Women'.
The Life and Times of Red Jacket, by W. L.
Stone.
Lecture on Phrenology, by Combe.
Library open on Saturday next.
May 29, 1844.
CIRCULJR.
TReASURY DEPARTMENT,
lirtrrishuig, Po., Apri , 29, 1844.
To the Commieeioners of Huntingdon county :
GENTLEMEN:
We beg leave respectfully
to call your immediate attention to the CA
lowing section of the Act of Assembly, ap
proved this day, entitled •An Act to re
duce the State Debt, and to incorporate the
Pennsylvania Canal and Railroad Compa,
ny"viz :
SECT. 25. That it shall be the duty of
the Commissioners of the several counties
of this Commonwealth, within sixty days
from the passage of this Act, to issue their
precept to the several collectors of county
rates and levies,
requirins them to add to
the amount on their duplicates for the pre
sent year, for state purposes, one mill on
the dollar, of the valuation of property of
all kinds and descriptions heretofore subject
to taxation ; nd to collect and pay over the
same to the respective county treasurers, at
how r. quired by law."
%Ye are, with great respect,
Your obedient servants,
WM. F. PA( KER.,
Auditor General.
JOB MANN.
State Treasurer.
May 22, 1844,
ESTATE OV suzsa. HAWN,
Lute of Walker township Huntibgdort
county di:coast&
Notice is hei eby given, that letters testa
mental.), upon the will of said deed have been
granted to the undersigned. All persons•
indebted to said estate are requested to make
immediate pay meat, and those having claims.
or demands against the same are requested
to present them duly authenticated tor set
tlement, to
GEORGE HAWN, Ex'r.
Walker tp.
May 22. 1844,
Auditor's Notice:
All persons interested in the estate of Da
vid Taylor, late of the township, of Hender
son, deed., are hereby notched that the
HS. is in the hands of John P istlethwait his
administrator, will be apportioned and dis
tributt d amongst the creditors of said deed.
on Saturday the Bth day of June next: and
the undersigned will attend lot that purpose
gut said day at the office of Thos. P. Camp
bell, Esq., where all person has ingclaims
against said estate are required to present
them duly authenticated.
JACOB MILLER, Auditor.
May 22, 1844.
LIST OF JURORS
For the AeYourned Court commencing June 17th
1844.
Barree--James Ewing, William Cummins, Dan.
id Massey.
Blair—James A. McCahan, John Dearmit, Geo.
R. McFarlane, Nicholas Hen it, Christopher Wig
ton, William Hetherington.
Cars—Joshua Greenland, Eeq.
Cromwell—Daniel Tague, Eeq.
Franklin—James Travis, Eeq., David R. Stone
braker.
Henderson—John M. Cunningham, Henry F.
Newingltm, John Glazier, William Dorris, Andrew
Couch, Jacob Fockier.
Hopewell—William Dean, Tease Peightal, Jef
fereon Simonton.
Morrie—Samuel McPberrin.
Porter—Andrew McClure.
Shirley—George Eby.
Snyder—Aaron Shugart, Moses Robeson. Esq.
Springfield—Jacob E. Bus. Aaron Shore.
Tel—James Pattison.
Tod—William Houck.
Tyrone—Thomas Criannan.
Walker—John 8. Patton.
Warrior, wark—Henry Grazier.
Woodberry—John Martin, James M. Johnston
J. SEWELL S'IEWART,
AllilrealCialr 116411/ 1 0
HUNTINGDON, P.ll.
Office in Main street, three doors west
of Mr. Buoy's Jewelry establishment.
February 14, 1818,-0,