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New York—Number 160 Nassau street,
Boston—Number 16 State street.
THE subscriber respectfully inform his
friends and the public in general, that he
are prepared to manufacture cloths, satti
netts, flannels, blankets, carpeting, &c., at
the well known establishment, formerly oc-
cupied by Jeremiah Whitehead, situated in
the town of Williamsburg, Huntingdon co.
Pa. His machinery will be in good order,
and having none but good workmen in his
employ, he will assure all who may favor
him with their custom that their orders
will be executed in a satisfactory style on
the shortest notice.
He will card wool into rolls at the low
price of 61 cents per pound ; card and spin
12 cuts per pound, 16 cents per pound ;
manufacture white flannel from fleece, 31/
cents per yard; manufacture brown flannel
from CI 'Tee, 40 cents per yard; he will
find sattinett warp and manufacture satti
netts of all dark colors at 45 cents per yard;
cloths I wide, 50 cents per yard ; common
broad cloth, S 1 23 per yard ; blankets, 83
per pair ; plain girthing . carpet, 50 cents per
yard ; he will card, spin, double and twist
stocking yarn at 20 cents per pound ; color
ing carpet, Loverkt and stocking yarn, from
15 to 31 cents per pound.
Cloths of all dark colors, 22 cents per yd;
flannels, 8i cents per yard , blankets, 7 cents
per yard ; home dye flannels 6/ cents per
yard ; home dye cloths, 16 cents per yard.
Arrangements have been made at the fol
lowing places, where cloth: and wool will be
taken and returned every two weeks.
At the house of John Nail, Hart slog Val
ley ; Jacob M'Gahan, M'Connellstown ; J.
Entrekin's store,Coffee Run ; John Givin's
store, Leonard eaver, Jacob Cypress and
Matthew Garner, Woodcock Valley ; Gem
mel & Porter's store, Alexandria ; Walter
Graham's store, Canoe Valley ; Dysart's
Mill, Sinking Valle ; Davis Brook's Mill,
Blair township ; James Candron's store,
t. Frankstown ; Geo. Steiner's store, Water
street ; James Saxton's store, Huntingdon.
Persons wishing to exchange wool for man
utactured stuffs can be accommodated.
. l 7 All kinds of country produce taken in
exchange for work.
Williamsburg, Aug. 27, 19, 1845.—tf.
• SELLING OFF AT COST! !
ahF HUNTINGDON, being desirous to
MP retire tram the mercantile business on
itccount of the delicate state of his health,
offers his large and entire stock for sale at
cost awl carriage. A reasonable credit will
be given to those who will purchase over
twenty dollars worth. . .
, To any persun or persons wishing to engage
in the atoresaid business, the subscriber
Wouldpreler to dispose of his stock whole
sale. He would also rent his store room,
which as good and convenient a business
stand as there is in the borough of Hunting
don. His stock is of entire frt sh goods and
and the latest arrivals from the city, consist
such a's Cassimers, Satinetts, road Cloths,
Silks., Monslin de Larne:, Callicocs, Brown
and Bleached Muslims, Woolen Shaw's, Silk,
Gingham and Linen handkerchiefs, all of
different qualities. Also, an assortment of
"Hosiery and a very large assortment of
Boots and Shoes,
of all kinds and quality• Also, a large as
fpreensware and Ilardivarc
of the newest and most approvcd styles.
Also, a large and carefully selected assort
ment of all kinds of
in short, the subscriber is supplied with all
the variety belonging to store-keeping, the
particulars of which are too tedious to alco
hol'. . .
Horses, or any kind of grain or lumber,
Will be taken in exchange for goods, at cash
prices. Any person wishing any further in
\ formation, will please call upon the subscri
Huntingdon, Jan. 7, 1845.
N. 13.—A large lot of the best quality of
LIQUORS, consisting of Brandy, Gin and
Wine, and also a large lot of tile same at
other prices to suit purchasers, will be sold
in exchange for country produce.
NOTICE.—Those who have unsettled
accounts on the books of the subscriber, will
please settle them soon, or they will find
them in the hands of the proper officer fur
collection. WM. STEWART.
Jan. 7, 1845.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
PREMIUM HAT STORE,
No. 120 Chestnut St., south side, 4
doors below Fourth st.,
Respectfully informs the citizens
of Huntingdon County, that he
has refitted and opened the above
Tr establishment, where he is pre
pared at all times, to furnish Bea
ver, Nutria and Moleskin Hats, equal to any
manufactured in this country. Also, a su
perior quality of Caps, for officers of the
Army and Navy, together with Dress, Ri
ding and Sporting Caps : a new and splen
did style of Childrens' and Boys' Caps, with
a great variety of Rich Fancy Furs for La
Jnst received, per Steam Ship areat
Western, the approved style of LADIES'
RIDING HATS; also, a beautiful assort
ment of Childrens' French Caps.
1 am determined that my hats, in point of
beauty and quality, shall not be surpassed
by those of any other Establishment in any
City in the Union.
Philadelphia, Dec. 24, 1845.
Tn the heirs and legal Representatives of
Nathan Green,late of Warriorsmark
township, Huntingdon county, deceased.
BY virtue of a writ of partition or valua
tion issued out of the Orphan's Court of
said county, I will proceed on
Thursday, 9th .9pril next,
by Jury of Inquest convend on the premises,
to make partition or valuation of the real
estate of said deceased, situate in said town
ship. JOHN ARmiT AGE, Sh'lt
Sheriff's Office, Hunting- /
don, March 4, 1846. 5
Can be had at the Chair Shop of Thos.
Adams, at his old stand, opposite Geo.
Jackson's Hotel, where he intends keep
ing CHAIRS of different kinds and qual
ities, warranted good, and cheaper than
ever has been sold in H untingdon.
Call and See!
NII . Wanted to learn the Chair Ma
king business, a boy about 15 or 16 years
of age, of good moral character, and to
come on or before the 10th day of April
next. T. A.
Iluntingdon, March 4, 1846,
.notice to the heirs of David
THE heirs of said dec'd will take notice,
that the Orphans' Court of
county, on the 16th day of January, A. D.
1846, granted a Rule on the heirs and legal
representatives of the said David Johns,
late of Shirley township, in said county,
dec'd., to appear at the next Orphans'
Court to he held at Huntingdon on the sec
ond Monday of April next, to show cause,
it any they have, why the real estate of the
said deed. should not be sold,
JACOB MILLER, Clerk.
Feb. 18, 1846.-6 t.
Notice to Creditors.
ALL persons interested are hereby no
tified that the account of Geo. Jackson,
Assignee of John McComb, under a vol
untary assignment, has been filed in toy
Office, and will be presented to the Court
of Common Pleas, of Huntingdon county,
on the second Monday of April next, for
confirmation, when and where the same
will be confirmed and allowed, it no su fli•
cient cause be shown to the contrary.
J.HAVES STEEL, I'rot'y.
Huntingdon, March 4 1846.
Cl:3 A - •-. L.D 2
Dr. S. H. DORSET,
HAVING removed from Williamsburg to
Huntingdon. would inform the t onmiunity
that he designs to continue the practice of
medicine,ard will be thankful for their pat
ronage. Residence and office formerly oc
cupied by It. Allison, Esq.
N. B. Having been successful in accom
plishing the cure of a number of cancers,
(tor which vouchers can be had if required)
he feels confident of success in the most ob
stinate cases, and should he fail in curing no
charge will be [node.
Huntigdon, April 23, 1845,.
turned to Huntingdon county, has re-com
menced the practice of LAW in the Borough
of Huntingdon, where he will carefully at•
tend to all business entrusted to his care.—
He will be found at all times by those who
may call upon hint, at his office with Isaac
Fisher. Esq., adjoining the store of Thos.
Read & Son, near the Diamond.
Huntingdon, April 30, 1845.
iIIaFIRSONS wishing to purchase any kind
4.2 K of WOOLLEN Goons, will find that
they can be had at very reduced prices, at
almost cost, at the Cheap Cash Store of
JOHN N. PROWELL.
Huntingdon, March 11, 1846.
reqome taste and try,
Vif I am sure you Will buy,
some very superior molasses, at the cheap
CASH STORE of
JOHN N. PROWELL.
Huntingdon, Mar ,h 11, 1846.
Alarge supply of JUSTICES' BLANKS, on
auperior paper, just printed, and for We at
TE)LANK BONDS—Judgment and corn.
mon..for salt at this office.
L.T..l°C3sfa. 11:)31. 9 Et a au342tcto.
I'OMTi S .7.
Tho Labourer's Hymn.
IIY CHARLES DICKSTIS
"Don't you all think that we have a great need
to cry to our OA to put it in the hearts of our
greassous queen and her members of parlerment to
grant ua free bread ?"—Luck Simpkins, at Brun-
On Gon, who by thy Prophets hand,
Didet smite tho rocky brake,
Whence water came, at thy command,
Thy people's thirst to slake;
Strike now, upon this granite wall,
Stern, obdurate, and high ;
And let some drops of pity fall
For us who starve and die
The God, who took a little child,
And set him in the midst,
And promised him His mercy mild,
As, by Thy Son, Thou ditlst :
Look down upon our children dear,
So gaunt, so cold, so spare,
And let their images appear,
Where Lords and Gentry are!
Oh God, teach them to feel how we,
When our poor infants droop,
Are weakened in our trust in Thee,
And how our spirits sloop;
For, in thy rest, so bright and fair,
All tears and sorrows sleep ;
And their young looks, so full of core,
Would make Thine Angels weep !
Tho God, who with His finger drew
The Judgment coming on,
Write, for these men, what must ensue,
Ere many years bo gone!
Olt God, whoso bow is in the sky,
Let them not bravo and dare,
Until they look (too late) on high,
And see An Arrow there!
Oh God remind therm! In the Mead
They brake upon tho knee,
These sacred words may yet be read,
"In memory of Me!"
Oh God remind them! of His sweet
Compassion for the poor,
And how He gave them Bread to eat,
And went from door to door!
Correspondence of tho Express.
Tho Sabbath—N. Q. Adams.
Among the numerous and exciting party topics
of this tumultuous city, we have this day had ono
adapted to tranquilize the troubled waters; and
and produce an effect, like that, which was produ
ced on the tempest-tossed sea of Galilee, when it
heard a voice, saying, "Peace be still."--Episcopa
liens, Lutherans, Methodists, Baptists, Dutch Re
formed, Congregationalists, Presbyterians, (Old
School and New,) and Members of Congress,
Whigs and Democrats, and all classes of good men
and true, ftom the East, the West, the North and
the South, were assembled in ono of the largest
Churches of the city, which was filled to overflow
ing. After some time spent in silence, evidently
in eager expectation, the venerable John Q. Adams
arose and requested a man, whose name I did not
distinctly hear, to address the Throne of Grace.—
He came forward, and in a humble, affectionate
manner, implored the blessings and presence of the
Most High, while they should unite their counsels
and efforts for the promotion of the sacred and
universal observance of the Christian Sabbath.
After he had closed, Mr. Adams arose, and in a
calm, dignified, and yet very kind and subdued
tone of voice, said, that ho had been requested to
take the chair, and to address the Assembly on this
occasion. But as the request had just been made,
he must speak in a desultory manner. Ho began
by repeating the declaration of the Saviour,—“The
Sabbath was made for man." Ho then went on,
in his inimitable manner, to show how the consci
entious observance of the Sabbath, as a holy day,
promoted all the interests of man. He received
him first as a little child, and carried him forward,
under the influence of the Sabbath, till ho became
a youth, and a mature man.
He then surveyed hits, as the head of a family,
in the discharge of his momentous duties towards
his offspring; as an heir of immortality, leading
the household at tho family altar, in united and
fervent supplications to their comtnon God and
Father ; humbly confessing their sins and seeking
that pardoning mercy, without which they could
not be happy in this life, or the lifo to come. The
tremulous, deep emotion with which ho uttered
this sentiment touched many a heart, and raised
many a hand to prevent the falling tear.
Ho thus accompanied the young man out into
the world, in the discharge of his social, civil and
religious duties, and proceeded onward to the close
of life. And as he quitted his mortal and entered
upon his immortal state, under the influences of
the Sabbath, and found himself in the bliss and
amidst the glories of the upper world, which re
maineth for the people of God, even hero in the
assembly eeemeth to say, o The Sabbath. teas made
CURIOUS Fscr.—A farmer in Vermont, last sea
son was behind all his neighbors in cutting the
grass in his meadows. At night, some waggish
boys went into ono of his meadows and cut down
all the grass in it. They also went into his potato
patch and cut a few swathes through it. At the
time of digging the potatoes they were found rot
ten, except where the boys had cut e the tops ;
and there they were all found good and sound.—
This would seem to show that the disease begins
an the tops, and it suggests as a means of saving a
crop the cutting off the tope so soon as the tope
begin to die.
Nuzzo for American Manufactures!
Tho Washington correspondent of the Balti
more Patriot, under date of Wednesday, says:—
" Quito an interesting scene occurred to-day in the
room of the Post Office and Post Roads Committee
of the House of Representatives. This is the room
in which Mr. Motion, the Agent of the British
Manufacturers, hes been located for nearly a month
past, with specimens of Manchester goods, with
prices attached, to aid in the great work of break
ing down the American Tariff! This morning,
Mr. SrawAirr, of the House, with four gentlemen
from Boston, Messrs. Page, Livermore, Fay, and
Hovey, whom ho and other tariff members had in
vited to come to Washington with specimens of
their American goods, that the same might be com
pared with the specimens of British goods already
exhibited here, visited the committee room in ques
tion. No sooner hod the party entered, than Mr.
Homer commenced rolling up his British specimens,
for the purpose of leaving. But Mr. Stewart beg
ged him not to go. He said it would not be fair
thus to leave without allowing a comparison of the
two kinds of goods to be made. Mr. Homer still
persisted, and said he would rather not remain—
the gentlemen from Boston might have-the room.
Mr. Stewart still insisted that he must not go, but
must remain and aid in the investigation. Finally,
Mr. Homer consented to do so.
By comparison it appeared, that prints of the
same quality and stamp of those of Manchester,
worth 10 cents por yard, are furnished by the Bos
ton and Lowell manufactures et 11 cents—with
this ditforence—and it is a wide one in favor of the
American side of the question—the British arti
cles are " Job Goods," and but 24 inches in width,
while the American arc of the first quality, equiv
alent to 10 per ccnturn better than the " Job Goods"
of the same article, and are 27 inches in width.
The difference in width gives to the purchaser
108 square inches in the yard, or 24,102 square in-
ches in the piece of 28 yards.
Mr. Homer could not get over this "fixed fact."
It was a stumper ! There were the American and
the British goods, and there wore the prices of each.
Every ono could see and judge for himself. The
Boston gentlemen exhibited a very large variety of
cotton, worsted and silk goods. It was truly as
tonishing to behold to what perfection, competition,'
fostered by a wise and judicious American Tara
had brought the manufacture of this description of
goods, as well as to what low prices they had been
brought. Some very thick, dark and checked cot
ton cloth, suitable for gentlemen's summer dresses,
and so firm that one could nut tear it with his hands
in any way, was priced at only ten centyi yard.—
A suit—coat, vest arid pants—costing only 60 cis.
Some handsome durable vestings, finely figured, at
10 cents each, were exhibited. Coarse cotton cloths,
white, and of a substantial quality, at 4 cents, were
also to be seen. It is a charming idea truly, that
wo must break down our Tariff, in order to get
those cheaper than we can now obtain them! Per
manency in thu 'Pas iff System is what our manu
factures want, in order that they may feel secure in
embarking in the manufacture of tire finer kinds of
goods, such as those manufactured by France. Let
Mr. Polk succeed in breaking down our American
Tariff, to gratify the British and those who sympa
thise with the British on this subject, acrd our capi
talists will be cramped and unable to go on in their
prisoworthy enterprise. This matter demands the
serious and earnest attention of the whole Ameri
WASIII NUTON, Feb. 26,
The opponents of the present judicious Tariff,
should well consider the above facts, while they are
endeavoring to destroy a law of the land which
protects and encourages American industry, and en
ables our manufactures, to produce goods, surpass
ing, in almost every respect, the fabrics of the far
famed and monopolising looms of Manchester,
England. Wo believe that'when a full display of
American manufactured articles aro exhibited in
Washington, the comparison between them and
British productions of the same class, will be gen
erally in favor of our own, and that the most stren
uous anti-tariifite in either House of Congress, will
be obliged to admit the fact, and his heretofore blind
opposition to the Tariff, will receive an admonition
which cannotfail to produce a change in his views,
and have a tendency to paralyse his unwise rodeo
vote to repeal the law. The friends of home in
dustry and the supporters of the Tariff of '42, will,
no doubt, bo highly gratified to learn that the Bri
tish agent and his Manchester fabrics, have net
with such a competition from our manufacturers,
that will put a quietus upon his efforts at Washing
ten to obtain friends and supporters among the mem
bers of Congress, for his employers, in England,
BLOODY OUTILLGIL-A few months ago, says the
Louisville Journal, a young man from near Snow
Hill, Maryland, named D. 'l'. Riley, came to that
city with the intention of practicing law. Nut fin
ding sufficient encouragement, ho wont about four
miles in the country, on or near the Flat Lick road,
and took a school. A young man front Shelby co.,
named Richard Meriw ether, Jr., went to Mr. Riley's
school-house, called him out, and, under tho pre
tenco that Mr. R. had reported a remark or a ques
tion of his concerning a gentleman in the neigh
borhood, stabbed Limbo times; wounding hint se
verely and moat dangerously. The Physicians say
that Mr. R. will probably die, unless one of his
arms be amputated; and ho refuses to submit to
amputation. Merriwether was pursued, but no in
formation had been received of his arrest.
From the Asylum Gazette.
The Remembrance of the Dead.
The sorrow for the Dead, is the only sorrow from
which wo refuse to be divorced. Every other wound
we seek to heal—every other affection we forget.
But this wound wo consider slcrien and our duty
to keep open—this affliction we cherish and brood
over in solitude with fond and melancholy PLEA.
sunk. Whore is the mother that would willingly
forget the infant that perished like a blossom from
her arms, though its very recollection is a pang to
her bosom? Where the child that would willingly
forget the most tender of parents, although the re
membrance be but to lament 7 Who, even in the
hour of agony, would forgot the friend over whom
ho mourns? Who, oven when the tomb is closing
over the remains of her he most loved, when he
feels his heart crushed as it were by the closing of
its portals, would accept of consolation, if it must
be be purchased by FOUGETFULNES a 7 No, no, no!
'rho have that survives rho tomb is the noblest at
tribute of the soul. If it has its woes, it always
has its joys. When the overwhelming burst of
grief is calmed into gentle recollection, when the
sudden anguish and convulsive agony are over, the
present remains of all that we hold most dear—is
softened away into meditation--on all that it was
in the days of its loveliness. Who would banish
such sorrow from the heart!
Although it may sometimes throw a cloud over
the hour of gayety, or a deeper sadness over the
hour of gloom—yet who wourm exchange it for
tho song of pleasure, or the burst of revelry I No !
There is a voice from the tomb, sweeter, far sweeter
than song. There is a remembrance cf the dead
which causes us to turn even from the charms of
the living. Oh ! the grave, the grave !!! It buries
every terror, covers every defect and extinguishes,
every resentment—and clothes the loved dead with
more than human loveliness. 'rho graves of those
we loved ! ! what a place for sweet meditation !! !
There it is that we call up the full history of virtue,
gentleness and a thousand endearments lavished
upon us almost unheeded whilst living. There it
is that we dwell upon the tenderness, the awfulness
of the parting scene. The bed of death with its
stifled grief, its noiseless attendants, in mute watch
ful casino itie s, the last of expiring love, the feeble
thrilling fluttering, the pressure of the hand, the
last fond look of the glazed eye, turning on us even
from the threshhold of existence, tho faint fluttering
accents struggling in death to give us one more as
surance of affection. P.—in A.
Horrors of tho Mayo Trade.
A letter from one of the Missionaries of the
Methodist Episcopal Church, in Africa, relates the
impressions made by a visit to the barque 'Pons,'
lately captured by nn American Crazier, and on
which wore recaptured nine hundred slaves. It is
stated that during 14 days passage to Liberia, dis
ease had reduced the number of slaves from 900 to
756. The Missionary says:
"As I came on rho crowded deck, I sate directly
in front of me ono emaciated and worst down by a
long suffering to a mere skeleton, pining away and
apparently near eternity. I looked over into the
steerage. The hot, mepitic air almost overpowered
me. At the fool of the ladder, lay two of the
most miserable beings I over beheld. They were
reduced, as the one above named, so that their
bones almost protruded Itoin their flesh. Large
sores had been worn upon their Bidets and limbs as
they had been compelled to lay upon the hard
plank composing the dock of the vessel. They lay
directly under the hatchway, whither they had
crawled, apparently to obtain a little pure air.—
One I thought dead, uutil by soma slight motion
of the limbs 1 discovered his agonies were not end
ed. Tho other lay with his face toward me and
such an impression df unmitigated anguish, I never
before saw, I cannot banish the horrid picture.—
These were not isolated mules, but as they were
those that were first noticed, they made perhaps a
stronger impression on my mind. In another part
of the verse' lay a little boy pining away, with two
others watching over him. They were not broth
ers, but had been captured from the same place.—
They had procure.' a bit of muslin that had prob
ably been thrown array by some of the crow, and
had placed it under his aching head for a pillow.
A new female sect has just appeared in a part of
Ohio, called "The Female Kings," who hold that
the order of nature has been reversed--that the
time has now arrived when "the last shall be first,"
consequently, that woman is the lord of creation,
and man her servant. They sit in judgment upon
the saints; arc endowed with eternal life ; are proof
to injury, and aro under the special care of the
Lord, fed, clothed, and preserved by his power,—
They have succeeded in making a great many con
verts, and the infatuated creatures have 101 l their
families, and aro wandering about without scrip,
and without purse, taking no thought of the mor
row, led, as they think, by the Spirit, "to follow t:ie
Lamb whithersoever he goeth."—N. Y. Mirror.
The only way to put down this new usurpaticn,
is for the men to get up another society, to be cal
led the "Mole Queens," and sea how long it will
be before the sects unite.
We know nothing about the society, but its exis
tence is a beautiful comment upon the self compla-
cency with which the present generation looks upon
the past, it sneers at the witchcraft, and other errors
now exploded. A proof, too, it is, that the rutno
materials that formed the bubbles of other times,
will bubble up in our day, and will continue to
hobble up, while mere is water enough M. the chan
nels of society (a sustain Its bubble.
'u;•lliiciDn.cu zz2sciD,:. ebe3sea
A. ileautifnl incident.
On a Luc summer's day, a clergyman was called
to preach in a town in Indiana, to a young Episco-
pal congregation. At the close, of his discourse,
he addressed his young hearers in some such words
o Learn that the present life is a preparation fot,
and has a tendency to eternity. The present is
linked with the future throughout creation, in the
vegetable, in the animal, and in the moral world.—
As is the seed so is the fruit, as is the egg so is the
fowl ; as is the buy so is the man ; and as the ra
tional being in this world, so will ho he in the next ;
Dives estranged from God here, is Dives enstranged
front God there; and Enoch walking with God
in a calmer and better world. I beseech you thou
live for a blessed eternity. Go to the worm that
you tread upon and learn a lesson of wisdom. The
very caterpillar seeks the food that fosters it for an
other and similar state, and more wisely than man
builds its own tomb, from whence in time, by a
kind of resurrection it comes forth a new creature
in almost an angelic form. And now that which
was hideous is beautiful, and that which crawled
flies, and that which fed on comparatively goes
food, sips the dews and revels in the rich pasture an
emblem of that paradise where flows the river of
life. Could the caterpillar have been diverted from
its proper element and mode of life, it had never at
tained the butterfly's splendid form and hue, it had
perished a worthless worm. Consider her ways
and be wise. Let it not be said that ye are more
negligent than worms, and your reason is less avail
able than their instinct. As often as the butterfly
flits across your path remember that it whispers in
its flight—" Live fur the future."
With this the preacher closed his discourse, but
to deepen the impression, a butterfly, directed by the
hand which guides the sun and atom in its course
fluttered through the church, as if commissioned
by Heaven to repeat the exhortation. There was
neither speech nor language, but its voice was heard
saying to the gazing audience—" Live for the fa
POTATO Narver sc.—Have any of your Leaders
conceived the idea, that the process of cutting pots
tos for seed at the time of taking up, instead of of
the time of planting, when the sap is circulating
and vegetation has proceeded, oftentimes to a very
considerable extent, may, in a great measure, ren
der the crop less obuoxiuua to the plague,of which,
as has been said, we hear so much, and know so
little. lum led to ask the question from having
long observed, that those potatoes that have been
cut by the hoo or shovel, while taking up, always
retain their plumpness and vigor during the winter.
and come out of the cellar in the spring, far .nore
strong and healthy than sets that are obtained from
whole tubers cut just before planting. This view
of the fact may be of importance to those among us
who have had our crops mangled in digging, and it
' has been proved by actual experiment, that sets cut
during the autumn have been found more hardy in
their growth, and therefore better able to throw off
an attack of distemper, from whatever cause aria•
ing, that would be likely to prostrate the hopes of
the planter, who hoe, all his life, depended 011 eels
cut from the tuber in the spring. --}Easton
'Pat KE\TCcay GtexT.—Many of our readers will
remember Porter, the Americans giant; he is still
alive and resident in Louisville, in his native State.
A correspondent of the Christian Watchman lately
paid him a visit, and sage that he is a perfect won
der in human shape, walking like an Elephant, and
looking like a man from another world. Ile mea
sured eight feet and six inches in height. In gazing
upon this man, says his visitor, We feel an awe
greater than that produced by the presence of a
king, nod u kind of shrinking away into our own
littleness. It reminded us of the report of the
epics, sent by Moses in the wilderness of Paten, to
search out the land of Canaan, who said on their
return, t. Wu saw the giants, the eons of Ariel:.
and we were in our own eight as graeshopere, and
so were we in their sight.
A RordL COIPLIMENT.--The Washington
Union publishes a correspondence which has just
passed between Baron Caron, the Prussian minister
in the United States, and the Rev. Albert A. Mul
ler, Pastor of the Evangelical Ltitherisn St. Paul's
Church, in Washington. Baron (Jeri)lt's letter was
accompanied by a handsome service of communion
plate, presented by their majesties the King and
Queen of Prussia, with the following inscription :
Frederick William IV, King, and Elisabeth,
Queen of Prussia, to the Evangelical Congrega
tion of St. Paul, in Washington, 1845." Saint
Paul's Lutherhin Church is now building in Wash
ington. It is Gothic in its architecture, and when
finished will be an ornament to the city.
Tau. Ts 1...15 0.--n3fay it pleabe the Court,"
acid a gentleman, ..leatned in the law," yesterday.
addreeatng the judge on the bench, speaking in
reply to come rather pugnant remarks that fell
front a brother barrister—.. May it please the court,
reefing on the couch of republican equality as 1 do
--covered by the blanket of constitutional panoply,
as I ant--cud protected by the rugie of American
liberty, that great proaervative, political mosquito
bar, under which, even a tiger can take shelter, a.
I feel tun:elf to be--I &Tire the buzzing of the
professional insect, who has just oat down, end defy
his futile attempts to penetrate, with hi■ puny sting.
the intctstice. of impervious coming."