Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, January 30, 1849, Image 3

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The Washington Union has the fol
lowing authentic information from the
gold region :
biteresting.-Callforuin Gold.
Extract of a letter from Thomas
Larkin, Esq., late consul, and now navy
agent, of the United States, to the Sec
retary of State, dated at Monterey, No
4ember 16th, 1848, and received in this
City on Friday evening last.
"The digging and.,washing for gold
Coiitinues to increase on the Sacramen
to placer, so far as regards the number
of persons engaged in business, and the
size and quantity of the metal daily ob
tained. I have had in my hands sever.'
al pieces of gold, about twenty-three
Carats fine, weighing from one to two
pounds, and have it from good authority
that pieces have been found weighing
sixteen pounds. Indeed, I have heard
of one specimen that weighed twenty
liVe pounds. '1 here are many men at
the placer, who in June last had not one
hundred dollars, now in possession of
horn five to twenty thousand dollars,
which they made by digging gold and
trading with the Indians. Several, I
believe, have made more. A common
Calico shirt; or even a silver dollar, has
been taken by an Indian for gold, with
out regard td site ; and a half to one
ounce of gold—say $8 to $l6 —is now
considered the price of a shirt, while
from three to ten ounces is the price of
a blanket. One hundred dollars a day
for several days iii succession was and
is considered a ecmmon remuneration
for the labor of a gold-digger, though
few work over a month at a time, as the
fatigue is very great. From Yttly to
October one-half of the gold hunters
have been afflicted either with the gigue
and fever or the intertnitent fever, and
twenty days absence from the placer
during those months is necessary to es
cape these diseases. There have not,
however, been many fatal cases. The
gold is now sold, from the smallest
imaginary piece in size to pieces of one
pound in weight, at $l6 per troy ounce
for all the purposes of commerce; but
those who are under the necessity of
raising coin to pay duties to the gov
ernment are obliged to accept from $lO
to $t 1 per ounce. All the coin in Cali
fornia is likely to be locked up in the
custom-house, as the last tarifi of our
Congress is in force here in regard to
• the receipt of money.
"Could you know the value of the
California placer, as I know it, you
R would think you had been instrumental
in obtaining a most splendid purchase
for our country, to put no other con
struction on the late treaty.
':The placer i 3 known to be two or
three hundred miles long ; and ns dis
coveries tire constantly being made, it
may prove 1,000 miles in length—in
fact, it is, not counting the intermediate
miles, yet unexplored. From five to
ten millions of gold must be our export
this and next year. How many more
years this state of things will continue,
- I cannot say. You may wonder why I
..continue my correspondence 1 I an
swer, from habit, and your many re
marks of the interest you take in my
MONTEREY, (Cal.,) Oct. 23, 1848
GENERAL : I arrved hero on the 18th
• inst., front San Diego, and have paid the
four companies of ie Ist New York
, regiment in full, and they have all mar
* ted for the gold mines. The three com
-1 panics• composing the command of Lt.
Col. Burton are now here, and will be
mustered out to,' - ty or to-morrow, and
: paid by Major Hill immediately, as the
residents are extremely anxious to get
rid of them ; they have the place in
• their power. Nearly all the men of
company "F," 3d artillery have deser
ted. We have the Ohio, Warren, Dale,
Lexington and Southampton in port ;
• but they cannot land a man, as they de
o. scrt us soon as they set foot on shore.
The only thing the ships could do in
case of an outbreak, would be to fire up.
on the town. The volunteers at Santa
Barbara, Los Angelos, &c., behaved
t very well—no murmuring or difficulties
i of any kind with them ; they complain
ed that they were not allowed travelling
4 allowance.
The funds from Mazatlan have at last
*l • reached here : the amount is $130,000.
It arrived very opportune'y, as we have
expended nearly all we had. The amount
is a great deal more than will be requir
•ed, as there are at present but two corn
panies in California—one of Ist dra
,:loroons, the other of 3d artillery ; the
latter reduced to a mere skeleton by de
seruon, and the former in a fair way to
share the seine fate. I should suppose
•'520,000 would be sufficient to pay the
&present force, (provided the companies
„,./ are filled up) for a year. Treasury notes
are good for nothing now; bills on the
United States could not be negotiated on
any terms. Gold dust can be purchased
for eight or ten dollars the ounce, and it
is said to be worth $lB in the United
States: consequently, all remittances
are made in it.
IP Col. Mason, and most of the army of
ficers, are at Fort Sutter. Commodore
Jones thinks it would be very impru
dent to bring the public funds‘on shore,
except in such sums as may be requir
/A for imrsedil.e use. Ile'doe , not like
to leave a ship here, on account of the
difficulty of keeping the men. * *
The gold fever rages as bad as ever,
and the quantity collected has not di
minished but increa9ed. Provisions,
clothing, and all the necessaries of life,
are at most exorbitant prices. Living
was always expensive iii this country,
but now it passes all reason—board four
dollars per day, washing five to six dol
lars per dozen. Merchants' clerks are
receiving from $l,BOO to $3,0U0 per an
num salary ! What the government will
do for civil officers ) I do not know. Sal
aries will have to correspondent with
the times. The pay of Governors,
Judges, &c., as allowed in the U. States,
, will hardly. compare with that paid to
salesmen and shop clerks here.
I am, sir, respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
WM. RICH, A. P. U. S. A.
Gen. N. Towson, P. C. U. S. A.,
Washington, D. C.
More Gold ! More Gold !
The New York Tribune publishes the follow
ing extraordinary letter, which it says is from
a source worthy of entire confidence:
MAZATLAN, Dec. 19, 184.8
There is a late arrival from California,
bringing intelligence that a region of
gold, richer than any yet known, has
been discovered, north of the former
The Lexington, store ship, was to
leave for the United Stutes : when this
vessel left, she had on board about
$500,000 in gold dust for the United
I have accidently met hero to-day a
young man very recently from San Fran
cisco, where he is engaged in businens,
having been a year or two in California,
and been over the Gold region, though
not as a laborer ; he confirms even the
moat extravagant of the accounts we
have recently had of the richness of the
placer, particularly as to the new Gold
The St. Louis Daily Organ says that
it is reported that gold has been found
in large quantities on the Rocky Moun
Mr. Benton on California and the
Gold Region.
WAsnixaToN, Jan. 15.
Mr. Benton made a very interesting
speech in the Senate in explanation of
his substitute for the settlement of land
titles in the acquired territory. Mr. B.
has struck early and nobly, 1 think, for
the maintenance of the rights of the
settlers in the new territory. His just
apprehension is, that the people left in
California and New Mexico will suffer
severely from harpies, antes§ strongly
protected by the General Government.
' He proposes in his plan a complete
geographical and political division be
tween New Mexico and California, a dif
ferent system of local government, suited
to the people of the respective countries,
and without inconvenience.
Mr.. B. alluded to the Gold Mines, and
said they were mere abbrasures of rocks,
the washings of mountains, mere min
eral washings. They would pass ofl as
soon as possible, and it was idle to at
tempt to sell the fee simple of these
washings. There were in New Mexico
many of these gold " placers" which
yielded not more than 25 or 50 cents a
day, but they were worked for what they
would bring. In Brazil, gold has been
found in beds of creeks, ravines and al
luvial soils washed out. From these
Brazil washes $10,000,000 had been ta
ken to Europe.
The gold was worked out by slaves,
and the masters were accustomed to give
them all they got above a certain quan
tity, so that they bought their own free
dom, and after buying that they bought
slaves and worked the mines themselves.
But all this gold had disappeared. It
was only remembered from the reading
of books, as the gold mines of Califor
nia would soon be drained and forgotten.
The sooner it was done, in his judgment,
the better.
There might be a great quantity of
gold, but the idea of a minimmn value
to gold was no absurdity. There was
but one way for the government to de
rive a benefit from the mines, and that
was from permits and the coinage.
It was idle to exclude mineriil lands
from sale. The country was all mineral.
%% hat was not gold was something else.
He belonged to the school cf Montesgeiu,
.and believed that gold mines tended to
impoverish the people. He regretted to
say anything which tended to increase
attention to this subject, but it was ne
cessary to make headway against the
bill before the Senate, and to do this ho
was obliged to reveal things which he
would be glad not to lay before the Sen
He went for the iron and copper, with
which New Mexico abounded, and
though they were plenty enough, yet the
ploughs used were of wood. Beyond
the Sierra Neuvuda, out toward Oregon
and the Sacramento, they were called by
the Government Geologist, under Capt.
Wilkes, "Gold Bearing Rocks." The
pebbles thrown up by volcanoes, washed
off and borne down, gave indications of
gold. There was a country beginning
in Lower Mexico, and going towards
and to California, of 2000. It was more
than the Ural Mountains, which extend
ed but for 1200 miles, and higher,. as
the Sierra Neuvada run up 12,000 feet,
while the Ural Mountains were only
5(10 or 64,0.
He was for the most rapid extermina-
tioe of these metals, and for relieving
the population from the delirium and
gangrene of this gold fever. He would
send a menagerie of wild animals to
scratch it up and waste it, if he could.—
The whole country was infected, and
'.even the War Department had not es
caped the infection. He hoped the Sen
ate of the United States would keep its
I perpendicularity.
He wanted the mines ravaged, and no
other regulating laws than to keep the
people there from destroying each other,
and out of each other's holes, [immense
laughter.] He wanted merchants, tra
ders, farmers and mechanics to go there,
and the gold to be used in the legitimate
purposes of trade and commerce. He
only held one thing worse than these
gold mines, and that was small bank
notes, [great laughter.]
It was idle for the government to en
ter into this gold speculation, and she
government should not attempt it. Laws
I should not be made contrary to the feel
ings and interests of the people. Fee
simples should not be sold until these
gold washes are exhausted, and when
they were exhausted the people would
abandon these mines, and the land would
be sold. When it became necessary to
sink shafts, and the gold disappeared
from the surface, it would be necessary
to sell the lands.
Mr. Benton spoke two hours and more
in ridiculing the bill "as it came down
from the Department," in general and
in detail. It can hardly survive all this
satire. _ .
Mr. Benton proposes to recommit the
Bill with instructions to find out what
are private and what public lands, and
with a view of giving permits to work
these mines,—the gold mines and no
thing else. He wished to know what
the Mexican Government had parted
with—what titles were invalid and what
were net,
He would have none of the Indians to
be disturbed in their possessions. He
would have all land titles, grants and
patents examined. Of the Puebla In
dians it was said in Mexico they exten
ded all along the country. They lived
to villages and had lived there genera
tion after generation. The Spaniards
had never disturbed them, and by our
laws and customs we could not disturb
RAFFLING FOR. A WOMAN.-A young girl re
siding in the upper part of the city of New York
was not long since desperately attacked with
the gold fever. The Sacramento and its pre
cious sands were ever before her mind, but
though handsome and of unblemished reputation,
she Was entirely without the means of accom
plishing her wishes. The N. Y. Sun says :
Days passed and yet she seemed no
nearer securing a passage to California
than at first. Fortunately at last she
became acquainted with a party of young
men who were going out on board one
of the vessels bound for San Francisco.
They wished a cook, and at once agreed
to raffle for her. The amount paid for
chances was to be given to her, and the
fortunate fellow who won, was to marry
her, before leaving the city. If she did
not fancy the person on whom the lot
fell, then she was to pny her own pas
sage out, and under the protection of
the whole party was to cook and wash
for them. The money was accordingly
paid, and the girl raffled for. There
was one person whom she hoped would
win, but the fates were against her
choice. A little shoemaker won her.—
The girl would not marry him, but true
to her promise she wrote a farewell let
ter to her friends in Connecticut, and
then took passage with her comrade ad
papers are sometimes remarkable for utter dis
regard of the geographical character of this
country, and a still mono extraordinary want of
information of our public men and measures.—
The French are determined to show that they
are not a whit behind their English neighbors
in these regards. A writer recently remarked,
" that every thing happens in Paris." We think
this very likely, for a letter from that city
"Several of the Paris Journals con
tain biographical sketches of Gen. Tay
lor ; in one of which he is sent to India
to fight, we moy presume, the Sikhs of
Lahore ; the text is curious : "In 1810
he married, and immediately thereafter
troubles broke out in India. Lt. Taylor
manifested so much intrepidity in quel
ling them, that in 1812 he was promoted
to the rank of captain, and nominated
commander of Fort Harrison." Ac
cording to another of these articles, a
grand national convention is to meet at
Washington in February next, to pro
claim his election."
Philadelphia, Jun. 26, 1819.
The market is still without much activity, yet
we notice sales of Flour, in all about 1200 bbla.
at $5,121 per bbl. forcommon brands, and a lot
of Rye Flour at $3,10 per barrel. Sales of
300 bbls. prime Corn Meal at $2,75. There is
a moderate demand for Wheat, with sales of
about 2,000 bu. at 113 c. per bu., and Corn at
60 a 62c. for Penn'. yellow. Sales of 400 bu.
prime red at $64 per bu. Southern Oats at 32c.,
and Penn's at 32c. per bu. Whiskey is in mod
erate request ut 23e. in hhds., and 25c. in bbls.
SEEDS—The market for Clover remains qui
et, sales being confined to some small lots of
new at $3 75 a $4 per bushel, inferior parcels
and old Seed neglected. Flavecd is steady at
175 a 130 ct,
On Thursday, 25th inst.. by Rev. S. H. Reed,
Mr. SAMUEL HATFIELD, of Juniata Iron
works, to Miss. ELIZABETH NEFF, of Por
ter township.
On the same day, by the same, Mr. DAVID
all of Morris township.
On the 24th inst., by Rev. G. McKeehan,
Mr. JOHN HAGERTY, of I ronsville, Snyder
township, Blair Co., to Mies MARGARET
HANNAH, of Warriorsmark township, Hun
tingdon County.
On the 25th, by the same, Mr. JOHN KET
NER, to Miss REAECCA McCOY, both of
Woodbury township, Blair county.
Information Wanted,
TWIN FLETCHER, son of William Fletcher,
a native of Ireland, who settled in Butler
county, Pa., at an early day, left the residence
of his father when about 20 years of age, in
the year 1808, and never has been seen by his
father or relatives since. Subsequently, his
family moved to the State of Ohio, where they
learned in the year 1812, that John was enga
ged at Iron Works on the Juniata, in Hunting
don county. They have had no reliable infor
mation from him since. llis father and mother
are both dead. His only brother, and only rel
ative in America, JAMES S. Fla:rotten is ex
ceedingly anxious to obtain information of him,
whether living or dead. He is now and has been
for some time, travelling in search of informa
tion in regard to him. Any person, therefore,
who has any knowledge of JOHN FLExcusrt,
aged about 03 years, if living, will confer a
lasting favor on his brothel by communicating
such information to him, or to the editor of this
Address JAMES S. FLETCHER, Mount
Vernon P. 0., Knox county, Ohio.
Jan. 30, 1019.
ar Editors throughout the country will con•
fer n favor by giving the above one insertion.
Dissolution of Partnership.
The partnership heretofore existing between
the subscribers in the butchering business, was
dissolved by mutual consent on Thursday .23,1
of January, 181 n. All persons having unsettled
accounts are requested to call immediately and
settle the same.
Grapport, Jan. 30, 1849—pd.
Of Partition and Valuation of the Real
Eestate of JOHN MILLER, late of
Union township, Huntingdon
County, deceased.
THE heirs and legal representatives of the
said John Miller. deceased, viz: Christian
m i tter,John Mi ler, Matthew Miller, and Han
nah Dell now intennarried with Michael Dell,
are hereby notified that by virtue of a Writ of
Naition.or Valuation, issued to me out of the
o r ph o nse Court of Huntingdon County, I will
hold an Inquisition on the Real Estate t f said de
ceased, viz: a Tract of Land situate in Union
township, Huntingdon county, .ontaining :139
ti des and allowance, on TUESDA Ir, MARCH
13tf t ; is 49, on the premises, when and where all
interested can attend if they think proper.
Sazn:rr'a OFFTCC, 2
Jan. 31, 1840-4 t S
JMdge Proposals.
THE undersigned Commissioners of Hunting
don county,"will receive proposals at their
race in Huntingdon, on and until Tuesday the
20th day of February next, fur building the fol.
lowiog bridges, viz:
Qne across the Little Juniata River at Union
And one across the A ughwick creek, at or near
George Ehy's Mill, C romwell township.
The plan and specifications can be seen at
Commissioners' Office.
Jan. 30,1849
Administrator's Notice.
Estate of JOSEPH JIM' KSON, (of
David) dcc'd, late of Jackson township,
Huntingdon county.
VOTICE is herehy given that letters of Ad-
LI ministration on said estate hive been grant
ed to the undersigned. All persons indebted to
said estate are requested to make immediate pay
ment, and those having claims or demands against
the same to present them duly authenticated for
settlement to GEORGE OLIVER.
Adm'r, Oliver township, Mifflin county
Jan. SI, 1849-61.-0.
Administrator's Notice.
Estate of C.4B.INDI‘.d L I.EC H, late
of Union township, Huntingdon county.
KTOTICE is hereby given that Letters of Ad
-1,4 ministration on said estate have been grant
ed to the undersigned. All persons indebted to
said estate are requested to make immediate pay
ment, and those havingelaims ur demo Ids against
the some to present them duly authenticated for
settlement to MOSES h WOOPE,
Orphad's Court Sale.
IN pursuance of an order of the Orphans'
Coon of Huntingdon county, the undersign
ed, so administrator of the estate of Allen 0.
Brown, deceased, will expose to pub is sale, on
the premises. on SATURDAY the 17th day of
FEBRUARY, A.D. 1819, of 10 o'clock A. M.
the following described real estate, late the prop
erty of said deceased, to wit:
A Lot of ground situate In the borough of
Shirleysburg, in said county adjoining a Lot of
James B. Penguin on the south, fronting on
Main street sixty feet, and extending back one
hundred and twenty feet to an alley, it being a
corner Lot, and having thereon erected a two
story frame house , a frame stable, and other out
Also, a Lot of one fourth of an acre, adjoin
ing the borough of Shirleysbuig, the road leading
to Germany Valley, and land formerly owned
by the heirs of John Oliver. dece.ed. and hav
ing thereon erected a frame Cabinet-maker's
. .
Also, a Lot of ground, situate to Shirley town-
ship, containing two am es, it being a part of the
Hull tract, adjoining a Lot of James Ramsay,
And also a lot of ground situate in Shirley
township, containiog one and a fourth acre, ad
joining Lots of John W. Witbington, Edward
Zenner and others,
Terms of Sale :—One half of the purchase
money to he paid on confirmation of the Sa'e,
end the residue within one near thereafter, with
the interest, to be secured by the bonds and
Mortgage of rho purchaser.
23, !64,
At Franklin Ball,
No. 59 North Sixth Street,
Or a short time only :—SHERMAN &
WORLD, covering 19,000 feet of canvass!—
It shows in the most perfect manner the towns,
cities, mountains, rivers, ranches, plantations,
domestic animals, grain fields of Mexico, Hab
its of the. Mexicans, character and scenery of
the country, together with the movements of
the army under Taylor, with their marches,
encampments, bottles, fording of rivers, trains
of pack mules, and all the interesting scenery
and incidents of the campaign, from Corpus
Christi to Buena Vista; the whole forming the
most amusing and instruetive exhibition ever iff
the city. The Sketches were taken from nature
by one of Gen. Taylor's officers, and are cor
rect as life. It was visited by over 100,000
persons in New York, Owing been exhibited
there for several months in succession,) among
whom were the clergy, judges, and the most
fashionable people of the city. . .
. .
Tickets 25 cents ; Child;en under 10, half
price. Doors open every night, until further
notice, at 65 o'clock. Panorama commences
moving at 75 precisely. An Explanotary Lec
ture is given at each exhibition. Afternoon
Exhibitions at 3 o'clock.
Cut this advertisement out and put it in your
pocket. Remember the place, Franklin hull,
30 North Sixth Street, near Arch.
Jan. 23, 1819-Im.
WorsdelPs Vegetable Restorative Pills
HAVE been gradually but surely coming into
favor, among the families of this Country for
some years past. They have done this entirely
through their great worth ns a FAMILY MED
ICINE. Agencies have been appointed but no
puffing and humbug such as is resorted to by
,p 1 teas to sell their medicine has been done.',
The pills are offered for sale and have and will
continue to be sold by all the pi inciple store
keepers. The proprietors claim for their • Medi
cine the following advantages over all others—
viz: They are PURELY It KGETABLE.—
' They are CERTAIN 'l'o OPERATE. Their
oi,eration is FREE from all PAIN: They can
be used with EQUAL BENEFIT by they °prig
est INFAN f and the STRONGEST MAN—
Their efficiency in Fevers, Ague, headaches,
Habitual Costiveness, Dyspepsia, Cholera Moo
bus, &c.. has been proven upon thousands.—
They area Certain Cure for Worms. The pro
prietors possess a certificate from a gentleman in
St. Louta who was cured of a TAPE wertm by
the use of them. Try them they will not fail.
Travelling agent for the Stale of Penney Iva
nia—t . tratitts P. Amt.,. For sale, price 25
cents a box containing FIFTY PILLS, with full
directions by the following agents in Huntingdon
Thomas Read & Son. Huntingdon.
Thomas E. Orbison, Othisonia.
J. M. Lindsey, Hollidaysburg, Blair Co.
A. WEEKS & Co.
Proprietors, Laboratory No. 141 Chesnut street,
January 23, 1849-Iy,
Magnetic Telegraph Outdone!
Likenesses taken in a 44 lcctle less than no time."
fiIHE undersigned begs leave most respectfully
to announce to the Ladies and Gentlemen of
Huntingdon and vicinity, that he has prdrefed
an improved Daguerreotype Apparatus, which
he has located at the Court House in this place,
where he can be found at all times prepared to
wait upon any of his friends who may favor
him with a call. W. 'l'. WILSON.
Jan. 9, 1819.
P. M.
FELLOW CITIZENS :—At the solicitation of
many friends, I offer myself as candidate for
at the ensuing election. I respectfully solicit
your suffrages, and if elected, promise to dis
charge the duties of the office faithfully—and I
trust to the satisfaction of the Brigade.
Your Fellow Citizen, JAMES CLINGER.
Pine Grove Mills,
Centre county, Jan. 9, 1819
Dissolution of Partnership.
The partnership heretofore existing
under the firth of J. J. & H Bumbaugh
in the tanning and saddling business
was dieolved on the Ist day of January
last, by mutual consent. The business
will hereafter be conducted by A. H.
Buinbaugli & co.
Jan. 9, 1849
84ministrators' Notice.
voricE is hereby given that letters of admin
istration have been granted to the undersign
ed on the estate of Abraham Long, late of
Shirley township, Huntingdon county. All m
eow; indebted to said estate era requested to make
immediate payment, and these having claims or
demands against the same to present them duly
authenticated for settlement.
Dec. 19, 1949.
"Broke out in a New Place P ,
would respectfully inform all creation—everything
on two legs, that ante—and his numerous friends
in particular, that he has again opebed in a new
p'ace, next door to T. Read and Bon's store, an
where he is prepared to accommodate all who may
favor him with their custom with superior "Saud.
Fl se and ji.Kin's, at all times.
His new stand is fitted up on purpose" to ac
commodate Ladies and gibllemen. The Fold
Captain" therefore hopes that his friends of both
sexes will ex tend to him a liberal support.
NUTS, &c., &c., always on hand.
Nov. 11, 1848.
Beira Wanted.
If William Morrison, Thomas Morrison and
Elizabeth Lightner, (formerly Elizabeth Morri.
son) will apply to the undersigned they will dear
of something to their advantage.
No. 44 South Front street, Phila.
Dec. 12. 1843.
Later, Cheaper and Better.
THE I un i' ingdon Jewelry Store has just re
calved another large arid choice selection of
&c., &c., of every description and quality.
All persona, whether desirous of purchasing
or not are requested to'eall and examine this
stock and thus satisfy themselves of its Atop
7:CS, and exrelleilre. .
07' The undersigned hos receritly employed
a skillful and experieurnd workman from Phila •
delplim, to do all kinds of Clock, Wz.tch and
Jewelry repairing. Customers may rely upon
having their work well and promptly done, and
warranted for one year.
Eiumingdon, Nov. 13. 1948
if yott want to get ihe vi?rAlipf your money the
buy friitTi
whore you will find the, Is rgest, hest, end ellen,-
est a.isortment of Goods, tint the town can pro
duce; and that, too: at stich low prices that all
who purchase aro fully satisfied t motto
i 4 true,' A quick Six-pence is better than a slow
Huntingdon. Oct. 17, 1848.
Inform the public that they hare receivd
splendid and extensit e assortment of
all kinds of
which they are determined io sell at prices tm .
suit ALL. They invite the public to call and ex:
amine their Goods.
Huntingdon, Nov. 21, 1848.
Boots and Shoes,
THE, largest, finest and best assort•
merit of Buots and Shoes, ever
brought to town, for sale by
Ladies and Gentlemen!
Always consulting the desires of the votaiics of
f shion, taste and ceinfori,
has the pleasure of informing the Ladies and
Gentlemen of Huntingdon—and throughout the
county—=that he has just returned from the East
with% largo and most choice selection of East
ern work of the latest fashion of Ladies Gaiters,
Kid, Morocco and
I Calf Skin Shoes—
Men's Boots, Shoes,
and Gaiters, also
, tw a t.
.a jlirk . Hunters' Boots, and
Boys' Hoots end
.7 Shoes, and M isses
and Childrens' Gai-
ters and Shoes,
Mr. Westbrook does not deem it necessary
enumerate, particularly, the large stock whiclb
he now has on hand, but respectfully solicit. an
immediate call by all who wish to consult fash
ion comfort and economy, at his extensive Store
a few doors west of the Post Office. His prices
arc unusually low, and to suit the most economi
cal purchaser.
He also continues the manufacture of Boots,
Shoes, and every article in his tine of business,*
which he will warrant equal to any in the Intaie
for neatness, and workmanship.
Gall, one Ind all, and suit your selves;
Huntingdon, Oct. 17, 1848.
Great Reduction in Prices.
Have just received direct from the Eastern Cities,
and ore now opening a splendid assortment of
consisting of e‘ery vuriety of
P. 7-3 0 0 ID 0 ,
Suited to Ladies and Gen !lemon's wear, including
Cloths. Cassimers, Sattinetis, Vestings, Silks, Sat
ins, Amebas, ()wanner., De Laines, Plaids.Bom
bazines, Gingham., t. slimes, Checks, Shawls, dec.
We have also n handsome assortment 'of
They would also invite attention totheir stock 0
Sugars-5, 6 and S cents per poUnd—
Molasses, from 371 to 40 cents per
gallon; and every other article usually
kept in a Grocery Store, at equally
low prices.
_ _ _
Boots, Shoes, Eats and Capu t
Hardware and Cutlery, t pine, Glue and Queens•
ware, Drugs, Medicines. Dye Stuff., &c.
Alt of which will be sold at very reduced price..
The Ladies and Gentlemen are tequested to call
and examine these Goods, as they cannot ha to
please all both as regards style and pike.
_ .
In the store room formeily occupied by Jacob
Miller, opposite the residentre of Judge twin,
Ery-All kinds of Country Produce to
ken in exchange for goods. {Sept. 26.
AT TH li
Fisher, MiMurtrie h Co.,
Have just received tt further SdaidMP to their
Fall and Winter stock of Goods, consisting of
everything useful and ornamental. Shawls of
all kinds and all prices: Muslin de Laing at 10
cte per yard ; Calicoes et 3 and 4 els ; Muslin.,
bleached and unbleached. at 3 cts, and yard wide
at 6 cts ; Cashmeres, Gingham., &c; Wa l es
proof and other Boots for men and boys. Shoal
of all kinds, Buffalo socks, gum shoes, Fip Mo
lasses, Ready-made Clothing. Hats end Cape.
Trunks, Valises, Blanket., &c.. &c., cheaper
Huntingdon. Dec. 5. 1848.
Perfumes, Hair Oils, Soaps, Shaving Cream, &c.
A very large lot of Rousse unrivalled
Shaving Cream, &c., &e., just opening at the
Huntingdon Jewelry Store. It it decidedly the
best a-,lrtment in town and ,•!! very