Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, December 21, 1847, Image 1

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VOL XII, NO. 51.
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THE Subscriber will offer at Public
Sale, on the premises, on THURS
DAY, the 23d of December next, at 12
o'clock i\l., the following valuable Real
testate, to wit :
situate on the banks of the Little Juni
ata river, one mile below Birmingham,
and within four miles of the . Pennsyl.
vania Canal, at Water Street: One
tract situate in Warriorsmark township,
Huntingdon county, the other tract sit
uate in Tyrone Township, Blair county,
the River being the line between the
two tracts, and also the line between
Huntingdon and Blair counties, well
known as the property of Andrew Rob
eson, of Warriorsmark township, now
in Warriorsmark township, contains 200
acres of excellent limestone land, about
100 ncres cleared, and in a good state
of cultivation, with
Three Dwelling Houses,
a stone Barn and a good ap
ple orchard thereon.
in Blair county contains 400 acres of
excellent timber land, with a house
and stable thereon erected; there is an
Ore bank on this tract, from which a
quantity of Iron Ore of an excellent
quality has been raised. A large part
of this tract is good limestone land for
farming. On these two tracts are
Forges or Furnaces,
perhaps the best sites in the State.
There is a number of springs on the two
tracts of never failing water that keep
the river free from ice for wore than a
This tract is all woodland, and well
covered with timber. The survey for
the Central Rail Road runs through the
TERMS :—One Third of the purchase
money to be paid in hand, and the bal.
lance in two equal annual payments,
with interest, to be secured by the
bonds and mortgages of the purchaser.
Persons wishing to purchase are in
vited to call and examinp the premises.
Attendance will be given by
Surviving Executor of
4ndrew Robeson dec'd.
- Nov. 9, 1847.
01.1 XU.F.I C TOR I'.
RESPECi'I FULLY returns thanks his
friends and the public for past favors, and
takes this oppo• tunity to inform them that he still
continues at the old stand, one door east of tor
mont's Tavern, and nearly opposite the Post Of
where he is at all times prepared to manufac
ture All kinds of Harness, Sadder, Trunks, 111,11-
trestle., SS file, Cushions, etc. etc., at the shortest
notice and most reasonable prices.
All kinds of hides end skins, and country pro
duce, fur which the highest market prices will be
allowed, taken in exchange.
Huntingdon, Aug. 31:1847.
Fall Millinary Goods.
aulza otemina D
Importers and Dealers in Silks, Ribbons
and .ifillinary Goods, No. 45 South
Second Street, Philadelphia,
ARE now opening for the Fall Trade a very
rich assortment of Mi!Unary Goods, a large
proportion of which are of their own importation,
tisi—Bonnet Silks, figured and plain.
Bonnet Satins, of all colors and qualties.
Fancy Bonnet and Cap Ribbons, a very hand.
some assortment.
Silk Flushes. _ .
Bill; Velvets, black and colored, of all qualities,
French and American Artificial Flow ei e.
Fancy Laps, Cap Stuffs, Lace Trimmings.
Bonnet Crowna, Tips, Buckrams, Willows, &c.
They have also received by the late arrivals a
very beautiful assortment of Fancy Feathers, direct
front the manufacturers in Paris.
Phila. sept. 7, '47.
A. W. Benedict,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, Huntingdon.Pa.—
Office at his old residence in Alain street,a
raw doors west of the old Court Nouse. He will
attend to any business entrusted to him lit the sev
eral Courts of Huntingdon and adjoining counties,
1 SHE subscriber offers for sale a tract
of land situated in Tyrone township,
Blair county, three miles from Tyrone
Forges, containing One hundred and ten
acres, the principal part Limestone Land,
in a high state of cultivation, with wa
ter in all the fields except one '
• a Foun
tain Pump at the barn, and running
water at the house. The improvements
• are—Two Dwelling Houses, a
u ; :!ii good Bank Barn and Stable, a
si Cabinet Makers' Shop, Wagon
House, Carriage House, Cider
Mill, and other out-buildings, all sub
stantial and in good repair. Also, a
new Draw Kiln for burning Lime.
There is also on this farm an
Orchard of Two Hundeed apple 4 %
Trees nearly all of the very best
grafted fruit.
n.•• The Central Railroad will puss
within three miles of the above property.
Nov. 30, 1847-61 n.
Wholesale ii►.d Retail.
No. 284 Market Street, Ninth door above Eighth
Street, South Ado,
Comprises one of the largest and meet beautiful so.
sortment of HATS, CAPS and MUFFS in the
Union, and of the latest and most approved styles,
manufactured under the immediate superintendence
of the Subscriber, ia the best manner, of prime
materials, and will be sold at the lowest possible
prices for cash.
The assortment embraces a splendid variety of
Silk, Moleskin, Beaver, Brush, Russia, Nutria,
and other Hors of beautiful finish, and a complete
stock of all kines of Cloth, Glazed, Fur and Plush
CAPS, of the most desirable patterns, together with
a supply of Muffs, Furs. Buffalo Robes, &c.
Country Merchants and others are respectfully
invited to examine the stock, which they will find
it their advantage to do before purchasing, as it is
his determination, having adopted the cosh system
to sell for Cash only. and at the (owes! prices.
Beady-1111de Clothinu.
THE subscriber otters for sole a splendid and
seasonable assortment of Ready-Made Cloth
ing, just opening nt his new stand, in the corner
room of the brick bui ding opposite John Whitta
ker's Tavern, in the Borough of Huntingdon:con
sisting of the following seasonable articles, warrant
ed well made and fashionably cut, vie:
2 dozen Blanket over-coats of different sixes and
I do Genilemsn's Fashionable Cloaks.
12 do Dress and sack coats.
12 du well made Fancy Vests.
12 do Pants—cassimer, satinett. casdnett and
corduroy, plain, figured and striped.
12 do Shirts (pleated breasts.)
3 do Plain checkered cotton shirts,
Also, a variety of satin and silk stocks, handker
chiefs and chart stockings, together with a variety
of articles of men's and boy's wear ; all of which
will be sold CHEAPER than at any other Web
ishment in the county.
Please call abd examine for youiselves. Cue•
Miner's work puntually attended to.
Sept. 14, '47.] BENJAMIN SNARE.
Auditor's Notice.
Estate of wILLIam HUNTER, late
of Warriorsmark township, deed.
THE undersigned, appointed by tho Orphans'
Court of Huntingdon county to audit the ac
counts &c., of the Estate of William Hunter,
dec'd., will attet d for said purpose at the public
house of Janie. Chamberlain in NVorriersmark
township, on Friday the 31st day of December,
inst., where all persons interested may attend if
they think proper.
JOHN OWENS, Auditor.
Dec. 7,1847--4 t.
ddmiteistralos•s 2 ri ice
Of the estate of Daniel Kuifman, dec'd,
late of Tod township, Huntingdon Co.
I‘..l.tTh.e pe rsona
olttatshiclaimsu said
ded ld t e t n o t
m a nntkl e
theeame to them without delay, and those being
indebted to the some ore requested to make imme
diate payment to
of Cass Township.
Nov. 19-81. of Tad
AGREAT number of valuable lives were very
nearly sacrificed in tho rush to H. K. NEFF
& Biro's WA7'CH & JEWELRY STORE in
Market Square.
There you will see Gold and Silver Levers of
every style, quality and price, Also, gold fob
chains, guard chains and keys of every description.
Breast Pins and finger rings in great variety ; gold
and silver pencils, silver thimbles, tooth and nail
brushes, steel beads, clasps for bags and purses,
puree silk. spectaclee, accordions, gold pone of su
perior quality, pen holders, a fine assortment of
fancy stationery, motto wafers, fancy boxes, perfu
mery, Diaries for 1848, envelopes, &e. &c.
Call and examine, before it is too late. Clock
and Watch repairing done as usual, and warranted.
Dealer foe Tea,
Warehouses 63 Chesnut shove Second and Elev.
enth and Chesnut Streets, Philadelphia,
HAS constantly in Store, choich as ,
sortment of Fresh Imported,.
Country Merchant. are invited to call at 63
Chesnut street, and examine his stock, which he
offers at the lowest wholesale prices, for Cash, and
whore he attends personally. 1)14-6m;
THt unexampled success which has
thus far attended the News Estab
lithmenti encourages the proprietors to
spare ho ekertions to make the Daily
News a paper Which shall he second to
none of its cotemporaries in Philadel
phia. They will make it their especial
aim to impart a dignified and high inor ,
al tone to the paper, and to exclude from
its columns everything of an indelicate
or offensive nature. They have the most
ample resources, in every respect, to en
able them to give to its readers the latest
and most accurate local, foreign and do
mestic intelligence, and also full and re
liable accounts of the Markets and Com
mercial news generally.
The Daily News will continue to ad
vocate Whig principles as originally ex
pounded by the Fathers of the Consti
tution, and adopted by the acredited or
gans and champions of the Whig cause
at the present day. It will urge the
holding of a Whig National Convention
for the purpose of nominating candidates
for the Presidency and Vice Presidency,
and will battle, with all the ability, zeal
and energy it can command, to secure
the triumphant election of the nominees
of that Convention.
Sunset, like a golden shower, fell over I
the broad prairie; and the beautiful flow
ers that stood cheek to cheek in loving,
embrace, stretching away in long pro
eession ike a fairy army, far as the eye
could.reach, sent up their incense through
the air, brilliant with many-colored
sects; until it hung in a transparent
cloud upon the verge of the sky, where
the graceful curve of the horizon was
lost to the eye in the depths of the un
fathomable ether. Northward, the told
pure blue, steadfast and solid tie Mar
ble, stood like a wall bounding the vast
prairie ocean ; while in the east, the gor
geous pageant of the dying day-god was
reproduced in dim and broken light,
which whispered to the soul, sorrow and
farewell. From the south, a curtain
seemed to have been suddenly withdrawn
—so fresh and elastic looked the pale
green atmosphere, and so sweetly sigh=
ed the evening wind, as it stopped to
murmur to the wild bee, hid in the crim
son chalice of the trumpet-flower, of her
far-off forest tree, and remind her that
the hour of night and rest had come.
But another sound came also upon the
breeze—a strange, startling sound, in the
midst t hat vast flowery solitude,
where never yet, as it should scent, hu
man foot had crushed a flower, or hu
man voice disturbed the fairies in their
moonlight revels. Creak ! creak ! it is
the groan of a poor tortured wagon, over
laden and shrieking with thirst, as it
rolls slowly and painfully along. And
now there are voices—quick shouts and
lowrinonstrances, and a peevish min
gling of unhappy noises, making the
heart thrill with an undefinable dread—
noises which none but man, and the poor
helpless creatures he is set to guard and.
cherish on earth, can make—nor they,
save when the gripe of poverty, sick
ness or starvation is strong upon them.
A sad and miserable cavalcade, in
sooth ! First came a sturdy, iron-faced
man, roughly clad in frock and broad
brimmed straw sombrero, urging, threat
ening and coaxing, by turns, four lank
and jaded oxen, led by a poor, tottering
' and infirm skeleton of a horse. There
Eie Wochentliche Neuigkeiteb, I was a strong dash of manliness in the
A weekly German Newspaper, devo- teamster's hard face, and a shadow of
ted to the advocacy of sound Whig, prin- deep feeling, which redeemed its other
ciples, and to the dissemination of local, wise sterile aspect, and told that this
foreign and domestic intelligence, will man was bound to earth by straw , and
be published from and after the first of heart-woven ties. He was a husband, a
March next. father; and as he cast his eyes hurried-
Tzttms.—One copy, $1.50; five co- ly over the landscape, already darken
pies, $6; ten copies, $lO. ins beneath the dusk, anxious and pain
pa- In no case will either of the above fur expressions lit them up, as if he were
papers be forwarded, unless payment be in need of aid and protection.
made in advance; and no paper will be By the side of the sturdy emigrant
sent after the expiration of the time, un- walked a pale and dreamy looking youth,
less the subscription is renewed. with large, melancholy eyes, which made
Money remitted through the mail, . 0 2ne think of spirits but to gaze upon,
will be at the risk of the publishers. and whose indolent glance fell cold and
Notes of till specie paying Bunks, in any indifferent as it ray of moonlight over
part of the - anion, will be received in pay. the scene. For the most part his head
Philadelphia, Nov. 24, 1847.4 t. was bowed sadly upon his bosom, and
; the motions of his limbs were painfully
- - slow and uncertain. But at intervals he
It oTll'li. raised his head to an attitude of haugh•
NO'T'ICE is hereby given to all per- ty command—his eye dilated and burnt
sons concerned, that the following! with a strange fire—his lip quivered,
named persons have settled their ac-' and his whole form assumed the posture
counts in the Register's Office, at Hun- of proud and triumphant disdain. But
tingdon, and that the said accounts will i this aspect of the youth melted away in
be presented for confirmation and allow- I stantly—almost before the eye had ta
ance at an Orphans' Court, to be held ken it in and fixed it in the memory—
at Huntingdon, in and for the county of; and again the suffering young man, as
Huntingdon, on W ednesday the 12th day if bowed with some premature yet crush
of January next, to wit: ing sorrow, crept meekly on as before.
1. John Koser, administrator ofAbra- I The wagon stopped, and the jaded
ham DitsWorth, late of Barree (now horse and weary cattle stooped eagerly
Jackson) township, dec'd. to the ground to regale themselves upon
2. Alexander Bell and James Ewing, the flowery and fragrant herbage, which
administrators of Thomas Bell, late of grew every where so thick and matted
flarree township, dec'd. that the foot felt as if it were treading
3. John B. Meng, one of the execu• upon the most luxurious carpet. The
tors of George Mong, late of Warriors- elder of the travelers, driving his short
mark township, dec'd. goad into the soft soil, turned to his
4. Jonathan McWilliams, guardian of young companion and said,
William J. Ingram,
one of the minor tt Wilfred, my poor boy, you must be
children of John Ingram, late of Frank
sadly wearied. Come, get into the wa
lla township, dec'd. gon and try to sleep and refresh your-
JACOB MILLER, Register. self- , --for I fear we must pass the :light
Register's Office, here. I have as yet discovered none of
Huntingdon, Dec. 14, 184.7. I the marks given us as our guide to the
settlement, amid I think we must have
lost our way in the prairie."
The young man turned as if to obey,
but was met by a beautiful young girl
who bounded from the covered wagon,
TERMS.—To mail subscribers, single
copies will be furnished 'at $4.00 per
annum. Twelve or more copies, ordered
at the same time, and addressed to the
same Post.oflice, will be sent et the rate
of $3.00 per copy.
issued from the same office, from and
after the first of January next, on Tues
days, Thursdays, and Saturdays of each
week, and will contnin the seine mutter
as the Daily, including the news of the
day on which it is issued.
The regular subscription price will be
$3.00 for a single copy ; four copies,
$2.50 per copy ; ten copies, $2.00 per
I "IV'
published at the same office, on every
Saturday moraine, is a cheap Family
Paper, will be furnished to subscribers
at the following low terms : One copy,
$1 ; six copies, X 35; Thirteen copies,
$lO ; twenty copies, $l5 ; twenty-seven
copies, $2O, Re. Re,
THE subscriber respectfully announ
ces to his friends and the public
generally, that he continues to manufac
ture, in the borough of Petersburg, the
very best quality of BRICK, which he
will dispose of on the most reasonable
terms. All orders will be filled at the
shortest notice. Those wanting the ar
ticle for building, paving or any other
purpose, Would do well to give me call:
Peterstarg, Aug. 31, 1847.
of a Very suptiridr quality, for sale
at this offieri,
[From the Weekly North Anterietin.]
and, running like a bird over the b;oaci
flowers, caught him by the arm and whis
"Wilfred in usn't go in there—mama's
sleeping, and she has been so ill to-day.
Oh,l hope it will do her good. Sister
Bela has gone to sleep long ago, for she
has watched poor mama these two-days,
and is very weary." Then turning to
her father, she said, "Dear papa, where
is our new house in the middle of the
`prairie ? I can see nothing but these
great beautiful flowers, which look Names of Countries.
little trees; and are so pretty." I The following countries were named
" Poor Child !" said the father, stoop- by the Plicenicians, the greatest coin.;
ing down and embracing her, "1 know mercial people in the ancient world.--
Mit where our new.home is amid these These names in the Plirrnician language„
vast solitudes, ithd lam distracted at the signify something characteristic of :he
thought of your mother passing the places which they designate: .
night beneath the open sky. But I see EUROPE signifies a country of white
not how to avoid it. Alas, alas ! that I complexion--so named because the ip
was tempted to uproot my peaceful and habitants there were of a lighter corn
happy home, and plunge thMl rushy in• , 'flexion than those of either Asia or
to the untried wilderness ! What will Africa.
become of you, dear one!" Ast.i Signifies between or in the mid . :
The little girl shook her shadowy hair ; die—frotri the fact that geographers phi
from her face, and looked up in mute 1 ced it between Europe and Arden.
AFRICA siznifies the land et eOrii of
wonder; but the young man seemed to
ear.. It was celebrated for its abuit&
have become suddenly possessed of u
huiv energy, and seizing the hand of the c ance of corn
. and . nil sorts of grain.
old man, he said, cheerfully, ..!.IIIERIA, signifies thirsty or dry—
" Come, my more than father, don't very characteristic of the country.
he unhappy. We will
.gather some dry • i SPAIN, a country of rabbits or cones.
ills country was once so infested with
branches—there muse be SOMC.near at
hand—and light a fire ; and while Bella ilise ahinials; that they sued Augustus
and Mimi rest with their mother in the for , an army to destrby them.
till ITALY, a country .of pitch--11 -in its
wagon, ive will keep a stout watch
. yielding great quantities of black pitch.
Morning; when we shall soon find our
CALABRIA, also—for the same home, and all will be well." .
Garr., modern France, signifies yel-
My brave boy, you are indeed " low-haired, as yellow hair characterised
its inhabitants.
blessing to me, and I feel stronger un-
der your cheerful and hopeful words.— ,
The English of Caledonia is high hill:
But mb' poor wife—ybur ISabella'S rho- . This was a rugged mountainous pros':
tber, NVilfred—much I fear this is to be ' ince in Scotland.
her last earthly journey. Dark fore- HIBERNIA, is utmost, or last habitation
bodings sit heavy upon my heart, and it for beyond this westward, the Phceni
almost seems as if I heard a living spirit I dens never extended their voyages.
in the air, that sweeps this mocking 1 13iirAIN, the country of tin—as there
desert, reproaching me for what I have 1 Were great qeantities of tin found oil
I done, in dragging her amiy from the . the adjacent islaeds: The Greeks calk
home of her youth, into new scenes and ' ed it Albion, Which sii:;nipei in the Pha,
trials. But the hand of poverty was , nician tongue, eitlibr *hite Or high
sore upon us, and I did all for the best." ! mountains, from the whiteness of its
"Nay, my father, be cheerful—be full ' shores, or the high rocks oti the west
of hope. lam strong, and ambitious to ern coast.
show you how useful I shall become in I CORSICA a woody place.
our new home. And I,abella, too—we SARDINIA signifies the footsteps of
will both live and work for you and our man, which it resembles.
dear mother. You shall yet be happy. RHODES, serpents or dragons, which
I am sure that It must soon recover it produces in abundance.
from the dreadful er which has set. I SICILY, the country of grapes.
tied upon her for these three days past. SCYLIA, the whirlpool of destructions
Would to heaven we could reach sornO i CHARYBDIS, the holes of destruction.
place where we might procure medicine }ETNA signifies a furnace, or dark, or
and assistance—that is what lam most smoky; .
_..._ .., .
anxious about." Svaiteust signifies bad savor ; called
At this moment Isabella came nut of so from the unwholesome marsh upon
the wagon, and going quietly ep to her which it stood.
father, said,
Partridge, the Weather Prophet,
"Dear father, come and look to mo
ther. She has been sleeping these three An English paper tells a pleasant an
hours ; and her slumber, which last ecdoteofPartridge, thecelebrated alman
night was so wild and restless, seems so I ac, maker about one hundred years since.
calm and still that I cannot bear it any I In travellieg on horseback into the coon
longer. Father—Wilfred—it is the sleep try he stopped for his dinner' at an inn,
of death—l feel it in my heart !" and afterwards called for his horse; that
Wn i Where he
"Girl, girl, what mean ?On!" exclaim-
he might reach the next to
ed the old man, springing to the wagon intended to sleep.
and tearing away the canvass covering. "If you will take my advice, sir,"
He raised the frail form of the sleeping pace said the ostler, as he was about to mount
his horse, "you will stay where you arcs
woman in his arms, and turned her f
for the night, as you will surely !obeyer
' to the fast fading light in the west.—
That meek and holy-looking face, which taken by a pelting rain," .
1 but a few hours before had been almost "Nonsense, non , eusditexclahned the
almanac maker, "thertPit a sixpenee for
purple with the flush of fever, was now
cold and pale. The quick instinct of a
you, my honest fellow, and good after
daughter s love had too truly divined— 1 nom to you."
she slept to wake no more. He proceeded on his journey, and sure
* * * * * * * ' enough he was well drenched in a heavy
Slowly and sadly rose that grief st rick-
shower. Partridge was struck by the
man family from the shallow grave, made in's prediction, and being always in-
tent on the interest of his almanac, he
with quick yet trembling hands,—part
rode back on the instant, and was recei
ing that flowery turf, till then virgin
from creation to the hands of man—not, veil by the ostler with a broad grin.
"W ell, sir, you see I was right after
as was once their hope, in ordinary and
cheerful toil and industry, trustful of . all. "
bread and sustenance from their honest , "Yes, my lad, you have been so, and .
labor ; but all mournfully to plant a life-
here is a crown for you; but 1 give it t
you on condition that you tell me how
less body there, to quicken no More bet :
in eternity. you knew of this rain."
"To be sure, sir," replied the man.—:
There *as a sublime melancholy in ' "Why the truth is, we have an rA.annae
the picture of that widowed old, m '
an at otir house called 'Partridge's Alma
surrounded by his weeping children, 1 ill,c,i and the fellow is such a notorious
standing around the grave of the depart- , liar, that whenever he promises us a fine
ed wife and mother, in the midst of the
s we always know it will be the direct
c d o a n y trary. Now, your honor, this day,
so in unison with the pensive grandeur the 21st day of June, is set down as 'set.-
of the place and time that even the tied fine weather,' now I looked at tha t
mourners themselves felt a soothing in- before I brought your honor's horse out
fluence steal into their souls, which hal- ' and so was enabled to put you on your
lowed the blow that had crushed them i d. "
to the earth. The mother there in her , gaur
gorgeous grave, canopied with wild flow- Farmers Remember,
ers—the wife who for so many years had 1 That in all your operations, you should
smoothed away the thorns or life around ' be regulated by system. It is utterly use
that miwly heart, or soothed the anguish less to expect fortunate results, unless
when they wounded—lay now forever 1 they are essayed on philosophical prin.
peaceful in her dreamless slumber.— cipels.—The laws which pervade and
Their sad work wile clone j and the moon : govern the material world, are regular
rose golden and glorious over the ocean and uniform, and it is only by proceding
of verdure—lighting up its undulations in conformity with their obvious :aid un
with alternate gleam and shadow ; when equii'ocal indications that we can reason
that bereaved arid heart-broken old man, ' ably expect to secure success.
wrestling with his great agony fell upon In the farming art, this obseriranee is
his knees. Then, for the first time since an indispensable duty. We have known
the creation of the world, arose through some cultivators who appeared to have
that perfumed air, the solemn accents, no regular system in anything, and we'
"Let us pray !" ' have never known such to succeed in;
business ; unless by accident. The a.•
BREAD Pea HORSES.—Oat or rye meal, ' daptatiou of means to ends, is, nothing
3 parts; mashed potatoes, 2 parts ; a ' more necessary than in the cultivatioit
little salt and yeast to ferment. Mix and of the soil. The person whO cultiVates
bake. Give 4 four-pound rations daily. ' one acre systemaitcally, realises more
It is stated that this method effects a actual profit than the one who attempts
great saving over the cot - ninon plan of to cultivate five, and performs the work
feeding horses. . badly.—a. Tel.
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