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Jonathan BEWilliants, Esq.
By and with the advice and consent of the
Senate, Got. Johnston has appointed the gentle
man whose name stands at the head of this arti
elterAssociate Judge for Huntingdon county, in
the room of Judge Stewart, whose commission
has expired. We congratulate the people of this
county upon their good fortune of having Mr.
WWilLianis clothed with the judicial ermine; for
we can say, with the utmost confidence, that his
•sonnd judgment, strict integrity and love of jus
tice, will enable him to wear it unsullied, and
that his appointment will result in much goal to
the people of the county.
Questions for Debating Clubs.
1. Were the Guerillas in Mexico asmuch afraid
of Gen. Seort as the Guerillas in Pennsylvania
tam are 1
2. Will soldiers fight less valiantly when an able
general is in view, cheering them on, than when
he is kept in the back ground?
J. Is it more dictatorial in men to say that the
people MAT express their preference fur a certain
presidential candidate, than it is to say they MUST
NOT express such a preference ?
air The WEBSTER dinner at Annapolis, Md.,
last week, was a sumptuous feast and was attend
ed by many distinguished men. Ex-Governor
Sprigg presided. Speeches were made by Mr.
Webster and Gov. Pratt, abounding in patriotism.
Census of Huntingdon County
Townships and Boroughs. Dwell. Faro. Inha. Pins.
Borough of Huntingdon, 243 274 1470
Henderson township, 148 149 819 59
Borough of Shirleysburg, 63 70 367
Shirley township, 270 273 1613 101
Borough of Birmingham, 45 47 2GG
Warriorsinark township, 188 199 1191 61
Borough of Alexandria, 100 111 601
Porter township, 173 179 1050 56
Borough of Petersburg, 46 48 264
West township, 268 272 1464 112'
Barren township, 220 223 1271 90
Jackson township, 259 261 1431 75
Morris township, 132 134 787 33
Walker towhship, 192 19G 1108 85
Franklin township, 229 230 1401 45
Union township, 107 107 631 68
Cass " ' 131 131 714 67
Tell " 179 179 983 105
Dublin " 160 160 908 71,
Cromwell" 225 225 1297 881
Hopewell " 140 140 788 60
Clay " 116 116 695 73
Penn 4, 141 141 839 'Bl
Brady " 159 159 1020 53
Tod " 222 222 1222 104
Springfield township, 109 109 592 64
42G4 4355 24802 1552
The above statement shows the number of
dwellings, families, inhabitants and farms in each
of the townships and boroughs of thin county, and
the aggregate of each, carefully compiled from the
returns made and filed in the Prothonotary's office
by the Rey. George Guyer and Isaac Wolverton,
Esq., Assistant Marshals for Huntingdon county.
Those enumerated by Mr. Guyer have been re
turned some months, and were published a few
weeks ago, except Franklin township, which was
inadvertently omitted. Mr. Wolverton did not
commence until the 30th of September, and as he
had eleven townships to travel over, and some of
them rugged and mountainous, he did not get
through till recently. These gentlemen have both
discharged their duties with great fidelity. The
population of Huntingdon county is now but
10,672 less than it was in 1840, when nearly all of
Blair county was included.
Is There No Remedy?
The Cincinnati Enquirer relates the following:
"An elderly woman entered the office of the
Mayor of this city, and, in answer to inquiries,
stated that she was the mother of five sons, three
of whom went to the wars in Mexico. One was
killed at Cerro Gordo ; another, attached to Col.
Brough's regiment, at the battle of Huamantla,
and the other by some men under Canales, in a
skirmish on the line below Monterey." The same
paper says, that after, reluctantly, stating that her
other eons were, one in the Ohio Penitentiary and
the other a common drunkard, she asked to ho
"sent to jail, the hospital, or anywhere, as she had
no one to take care of her."
Why is this? Has the Government forgotten,
altogether, the claims of her dead soldiers to the
bounty, pro rata, that is awarded to the living.—
Some who receive bounty land, although they have
been in battle, have not received a wound, and
others have never boon under tire, yet they are
honored by their countrymen, and receive their
reward, as they should But this poor woman,
who has furnished three sons that have lost their
lives in the fight, is left to beg to ho " sent to jail,
the hospital, or anywhere," and to receive tier
support from the cold hand of charity, which, in
this age, is but stingy at best.
This woman is entitled to bountiful relief from
the ()ewe! Go,erntymt.
Death of Judge Burnside.
It is our unpleasant duty to announce the death
of this gentleman. He died on the 2501 t inst.., at
the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. Morris, in
Germantown, Philadelphia county.
The Bulletin says he was born near Newton
Stewart, in the county of Tyrone, Ireland, July
28th, 1782. He came to this country, with his
father's family, in 1792. In November, 1800, he
commenced the study of the law with Hon.
ROBERT PORTER, at that time n successful practi
tioner of this eity. In the early part of of 1804,
he was admitted to the bar, and in March of that
year removed to Bellefonte. In 1811, he was
elected to the State Senate, and was an active
supporter of the administration of Governor Sny
der in all its war measures. In 1815, he was
elected to Congress, and served during the memo
rable session of 1816. In the summer of the same
year, he was appointed bylGov. SNYDER, Presi
dent Judge of the Lucerne district. Ho resigned
this post in 1818, and resumed the practice of his
profession at Bellefinite. In 1823 he was again
elected to the State Senate, of which body he was
Speaker. In 1826, before his senatorial term was
out he was appointed President Judge ofthe Fourth
Judicial District, (Centre, &c-..,) which office lie
held until 1841. He was then appointed President
Judge of the Seventh District, (Bucks and Mont•
gomery. ) On the Ist of January, 1845, ho was
commissioned one of the Judges of the Supreme
Court of Pennsylvania, an office which he filled
with honor, up to the time of his death. He had
ten children, all of whom survive him.
Death of Judge Burnside.
At a meeting of the Huntingdon County Bar,
at the office of A. K. Cornyn, Esq., on Saturday
coning, 29th March, 185 t, William Orbison, Esq.,
was called to the Chair and R. Bruce Petriken
Mr Orbison, upon taking the Chair, stated the
object of the meeting and announced the death of
the Hon. TUOMAS 13ctixsins in some feeling and
pertinent remarks. He spoke of his long acquain
tance with the illustrious deceased, and his many
virtues—that he knew him as a lawyer and Judge
of the Courts of this County. During his acquain
tance with him he never knew him to do a dis
honorable act—tinder a rough exterior was con
cealed a kind and affectionate heart. He was
susceptible of the most tender sympathes—a kind
husband and father—a sound lawyer—a fear
less and independent Judge—an honorable and
public spirited citizen. His loss is greatly to be
John Williamson, Esq., in n nest address, then
passed a high eulogium upon the life and character
of Judge Burnside, and closed his remarks by mo
ving the Chair to appoint s Committee of nine
persons to draft resolutions expressiie of the sense
of the meeting.
Whereupon the Chair appointed Messrs. John
Williamson, John Miles, Thomas P. Camp
bell, A. K. Cobnyn, J. Sewell Stewart, S. S.
Wharton, William P. Orbison, John Scott and':
William Dorris, Jr., said Committee, who,
through their Chairman, reported the following
Resolved, That we have heard, with sincere re
gret, of the dispensation of Divine Providence that
has called from a long life or public usefulness the
Honorable Thomas Burnside, one of the Justices
of the Supreme Court of this State.
Resolved, That his death, which occurred at the
residence of his son-in-law, Wm. E. Morris, Esry.,
at Germantown on Tuesday the 25111 inst., has
cast a gloom over the minds of thousands of
friends who knew and appreciated his exalted
worth, especially in this district, where be long
practised and presided, au honor both to the bar
Resolved, That in the death of.Tudge Burnside
our Judiciary has lost one of its ablest and purest
Judges—the legal profession a learned brother,
and society one of its most valuable members.—
On the bench he was pure beyond reproach ; as a
lawyer he was ripe and honest; as a citizen and a
man, none bore a warmer heart, nor a spirit that
breathed more in sympathy with his kind.
Resolved, That we condole with his friends
and relatives in the irreparable loss which they have
sustained in his death, and that we most feeling
ly mingle our sympathies with them in this hour
of their most severe affliction.
Resolved, That as a testimony of respect to
the memory of the distinguished deceased, we will
wear crape on the left arm for thirty days.
Resolved, That the proceedigs of this meeting
be forwarded to the family of deceased, and that
the same be signed by the officers and published.
WM. °RAISON, President.
R. BREVE PCTRIKEN, See.y.
eirThe Revenue Commissionerahave fixed a
valuation of one hundred and thirty-six millions
five hundred and eighty-nine thousand six hun
dred and twenty-seven dollars ($136,589,627) on
the taxable property of Philadelphia city and
county, being an increase over the lust valuation
of eight millions nine hundred and sixty thousand
three hundred and ninety-eight dollars ($8,960,-
398), and an addition, made by the Board, of one
million five hundred thousand dollars to the return
rendered by the County Commissioners.
tUrThree cent pieces are now being made at
the United States Mint. They arc three-quarters
silver and one-quarter copper, and about the size
of a Spanish sixteenth, though considerably thicker.
State Agricultural Society.
A bill passed the House of Representatives on
Thursday lust, 75 to 12, incorporating the Penn
sylvania State Agricultural Society. Among
other provisions is ono appropriating $2,000 from
the State Treasury for the use of the Society at
their first exhibition, and hereafter an amount
equal to the contribution of the members of the
Society to its own Treasury, provided the amount
do not at any time exceed $2,000.
WILLIAM BIOLaIL—Thjs gentleman who will
no doubt be our next Democratic candidate for
Governor, came " down the river ou a raft" on
Tuesday last.—Columbia Spy.
About the 2nd Tuesday ofOctober, ho will no
doubt go up the river, (1. e. Salt River) with a
different kind of " cargo" in "tow."
Ifir Another unsuccessful attempt was made in
the Massachusetts' Legislature to elect a 1.7. B.
&mates. Mr. Sumner lacko4 nine of an election.
Correspondence of the Huntingdon Journal,
Letter from Harrisburg.
llARHtsnunn, March, 25 1851
DEArt,TocnsAt.:—ln the Senate the Free Bank
hrg Law finally passed, and has been sent to the
' House ; what will he its fate there it will be hard
to forsee. The Bill for the incorporation of a
Company from the Cumberland Valley Rail Road,
on the Cumberland' side of the Susquehanna, to
connect with the Pennsylvania Rail Road, and to
extend up the Susquehanna river, passed finally
in the Senate. It made a sharp light in the Sen
ate. Our Philadelphia Senators, seeing in it di
rect connection with Baltimore, combatted the
measure with great zeal. While Senator Parker,
with equal zeal, labored to show that it was Phil
alelphia's as well as Pennsylvania's interest to lead
the great trade of the Snsquehanna valley, and
ultimately of the Lakes, on to our improvements
and into the best market. The General took oc
casion to give our Great Central Road a piece of
his mind, which was deemed well deserved by
many who heard him. On Friday a motion was
mode to bring up the Montour County Annexation
Bill. The friends of the Bill were zealous over
much; they pressed their point at a time when
patience shhuld have dictated another course.—
They failed to get the Bill up on second reading
by a vote of 15 to 12. This, some think, is omi
nous of its fate. We shall see.
On Friday the Bill to establish nn Educational
Department was again taken ,up, and the Hoes°
resolved itself into Committee of the Whole for
the purpose of general amendment. It was ap
parent, however, at once, that the Loco Fucos
would not permit any amendments which should
affect the political features of the Bill. They, it
is true, admitted some amendments, or with more
propriety, let me say, alterations, for, in truth,
they were such ns made the bill more offemive to
the people. They so altered it as to keep the
present Librarian in place, and of course the rea
son was, he belongs to their party—they also
struck oat that most valuable of all its provisions,
which provided for a uniform set of Pennsylvania
School Books. If there is any one thing which .
bears heavy upon the poor man, it is the flirt that,
ahnost every change of directors, or of teachers,
or change of residence compells those least able
to bear it to purchase for the children is new as
sortment of Books. According to my view, noth
ing could be done which would SCCUIO so much
permanent good to oar School System as sortie
measure which would avoid this continued drain
upon the poor man's pocket. But Loco Focoism
struck it out. There was one feature in the bill
the people should undershoot, and remember the
gentlemen who have favored it. The Bill as 1. no
sed in second reading established n newspaper and
compelled every board of Directors to take six
copies ; the pay for which to be manually deduct
,ed from the annum of their School Warrant—
thus taking nearly $5,000 of the school money
away from the school districts and paying it to
some printer that their partisan Superintendent
may select. This was, however, struck out of
the bill, although it land passed second reading.—
Its friends became frightened at their own mons
trous creation. An amendment was offered to
give the election of the Superintendent to the
people at the next election; end when a division
of the house was called, the Loco Focos, in a body,
voted against permitting the people is choose their
ou•n officer. - This shows that their object In some
thing else than the good of the cause of educa
tion. This Loeo Taco project foe securing the
services of a travelling political emissary, received
four Whig votes on final passage. viz
Kunkel, J. a Reid, A. 14'. Blair and A..L Monroe.
Why they separated themselves from their Whig
friends on this bill I cannot say. That they may
have any advantage such a vote may give them,
I take occasion to let your readers know it.
The vindication in your paper, of themselves
and the "Journal" from the charge of endorsing
the attack upon the movements of the friends of
Gen. Scott, which appeared In the paper, was
Complete It is to be-hoped that it will be effect
ual in setting certain papers right, who seemed
anxious to be wrong, as to the opinions of that
faithful Whig paper, the " Huntingdon Journal."
This hasty and imperfect letter must be excus
ed by your readers ; I can do no better this week.
Cr The Senate on Tuesday morning passed
the reosolution of the House, fixing upon the 15th
of April as the day for the final adjournment of
the present Legislature.
Efr James Armstrong, Esq., of Willimsport is
spoken of as a candidate the the Supreme Bench.
Mr Armstrong is universally admitted to ho one
of the most learneland sound lawyers in North
ern Pennsylvania, having for years stood ut the
head of the Bar in his district. We hope the
claims and qualifications of this gentleman will not
be over-looked by the State Convention.
gar The immense mortality among the pas
sengers in the emigrant ships arriving at New
York, is attracting public attention, and fears ex
ist of a spread of the ship fever among the poorer
classes of the population. The disease is doubt
less caused by the emigrants being insufficiently
provided with food on starting from the mother
country, end starvation kills us many us disease.
Car The gross proceeds of Jenny Lind's thir
teen concerts in New Orleans amounted to $200,-
OW She gave a concert in Natchez on her way
to St. Louis, which realized $6,600. She gave
$lOOO to the poor.
tar The Hon. George MeDuffle, one of South
Carolina's gifted sons, lied at the residence of H.
Singleton, Esq., at Sumter, in that State, on the
Ilth inst. He had been failing for a long time.
isr 'The Rev. Robert S. Breckenridge has been
nominated by the people of Fayette county, Ken
tucky, for the office of Superintendent of Public
Instruction in that State. Ile is the present
incumbent and has exhibited such superior quali
fications for the place, that there is littlo aoubt of
SPECIE.—The sum of twenty-one hundred dol
lars, mostly specie, was found in a secret drawer
by the appraisers of the estate of Molly Molly, an
elderly maiden recently deceased near Lebanon,
Pa. A Boston paper says that's " whore the sil
Johnston and Bigler.
W. F. JOUNSTON, our present worthy Gov
ernor, and Col. WILLIAM Bioinn, of Clearfield,
will undoubtedly be the Whig and Loco nomi
, noes for_ Governor next summer. The Locos,
with their usual swaggering and boasting, are ex
ulting over the prospect that their man will be
• more than a match for ours in the Gubernatorial
race—List ths,t remains to be decided. it is not
the, first time these two gentlemen were pitted
against each other. In 18471110 mm represented
Clearfield, Armstrong &c., in the State Senate,
but the very next year JIIONStON wins returned
for the same district. As Gov. Johnston proved
himself on over imitell for the Colonel in their
own district, it is equally probable that he will
come off victorious in the State canvass.--perks
and Srhoylkill Journal.
A COMPLIMENT WORTH HAVING.-A Mexican
history of the Mexican war, lately published, says
of Gen. Scott :
Ilis humanity on all occasions, his meekness,
as evinced to every individual, and his sympathy
:inil attention to the sick mind wounded, endeared
him to the tinny, officers and men. In flirt, the
very generosity mid excellence or his heart led
him sometimes too liir,und he has since reaped, in
ingratitude, the good seed sown in the fullness of
his noble sensibility
Arrest of Counterfeiters.
The Pittsburg Gazette details the arrest there, on
Wednesday the 26th ult., by stratagem, of Austin
Sahnon and Simnel Gardiner, part of agang of
counterfeiters, who were daily making large sales
of counterfeit money to dishonest persons in that
city. An agent was sent particularly to buy some
counterfeits, when the police rushed in at a given
signal and secured them. Four hundred dollars
of spurious slo's and 3's on the State Bank of
Ohio, and slo's on the Miners' Bank of Potts
ville, Pa., were found in their possession. Both
Austin and Gardiner were committed for further
hearing. The latter admits his crime, and declar
ed that he had sold one thousand dollars in spu
rious money, on the previous day, to raftsmen
going down the river, and other persons.
The Boundary Commission.
A telegraphic despatch front New Orleans,
dated the 25th instant, announces the arrival from
Texas of Major Bartlett, of the Boundary COM.
mission, who has left his corps at El Paso, all
well, and states that all difficulties with the Mexi
can commissioners hail been satisthctorily arranged.
Major B. reports horrible scenes at Saco Bion,
on% of the frontier town. A baud of desperadoes
had infested the town, committing many murders.
The members of the commissions had raised a
force of Americans, who found eight or ten of the
murtle•ers, tried, and immediately hung them al'.
Among the persons murdered by the ruffians was
Mr. Clarke, son of Hon. S. W. Clarke, United
States Senator from Rhode Island.
In the Court of Quarter Sessions, in Phi!add
phis, on Saturday, tho 29th tilt., an apprentice
was bethre Judge Parsons, for absenting himself
from his master's service. The apprentice assign
ed, as a reason, that his master was in the habit
of cursing hint, and culling him by opprobrious
names, on account of his being of foreign birth.
Judge Parsons said' the Court would not permit a
master to use profane language towards his ap
prentice, as it was a vice they learned soon enough
without having such an evil example, and no
high-minded man would wound the feelings of n
boy by denouncing him fur his foreign birth. For
the present, he would order the boy hack to his
master, but would still hold the case under con
sideration, to see whether the language complain
ed of would be slatted in future.
Hon. H. W. Hilliard.
This distinguished gentleman delivered a speech
before the "Southern Rights Union Assciation of
Montgomery." The Journal says the assemblage
was the largest political one the editors had ever
seen collected after night in that city. Mr. H. re
viewed the action of the last Congress, and vitt , -
dicated the Compromise as a whole in a masterly
argument. The Journal, in closing its notice
" The speech was throughout American, na
tional, and patriotic, and the rapturous cheers
when tie spoke of our Union—of its inappreciable
value—of its glory—of its important° as the last
hope of freedom—showed how deep and abiding
was the devotion to that Union implanted in the
hearts of the people. The well-known eloquent
accents met, as ever, the enthusiastic response of
every true patriot. The motion of Mr. Judge, at
the conelnsam, that the association should adjourn
on that speech, as there was no necessary liu• fur
ther talk, expressed the true feelings of the and!.
mice ; nothing could be added to it."
The Catawissa Railroad.
The Catawissa and Little Schuylkill Railroad,
running from the Lehigh to the Susquehanna, a
distance of 47 miles, which was graded nearly ten
years since, is to be completed during the coining
season, iron having been recently purchased to
lay the whole track. It is propoSea also, when
this shun be done, to connect Danville with Cata
wissa by a railroail, the distance being only eight
Arrest of Directors.
On Saturday last, there were several alarms of
fire in Philadelphia, and companies with their re
spective apparatus ran in divers ways. Just before
twelve o'clock at alarm sprang up suddenly, and
there being no fire, Lieut. Johnson, of the Mar
shal's police, of Southwark, gave orders to his
men to arrest the Directors of the different com
panies running about the streets, be being of the
opinion that said rotating was calculated to lead
to a breach of the peace.
The directors of the Hibernia Engine, Weeca-
Cog Engine, Franklin Engine, Southwark Engine,
Southwark Engine, and the Nireccacoe Hose com
panies were taken into custody.
They were all held to bail for a further hearing,
before All. McKinley, one to morrow evening,
and the remainder on Tuesday morning.
A horse dealer named Washington Benford, of
Somerset county, Pennsylvania, was robbed on
Saturday night 29th ult. on board the ferry boat! !
jrunning from Camden, of a pocket book contain
ing $3BOO in bills on the Boston bunks. He was
on his way from Boston, and catne in the Pilot
line !rein New York. He did not discover the
loss until he reached his lodgings in West Market
street. He remembers that %Mist standing near
the front part of the ferry boat, the passengers
were crowded around him, and it is quite likely
that an adroit pickpocket performed the opera
tion at that time.
Whig meeting in Greene County.
The following resolution, approving thocourse of
Gov. Johnston and presenting him for re-election
at the next gubernatorial election, are extracted
from the proceedings of this meeting:—
Read:T(4 That we approve of the course pur
sued by William F. Johnston since his elevation
to the Gubernatorial chair. His firmness, wis
dom and patriotism, rank him among the great
statesmen of the age, under his guardianship the
interests of the good old Key Stone nro safe.—
With Wm. F. Johnston as our candidate, we can
not fail to be triumphant in 1851, as in 1848.
Death of Gen. Brooke.
• The Victoria Advocate of the 13th, has the fol
lowing, confirmatory of the death of Gen. Brooke:
On Tuesday evening an express from San Anto
nio reached this place, bearing the mournful in
telligenenee of the death of Gen. Brooke. This
veteran soldier breathed his last at San Antonio,
on Sunday morning last. at 3 o'clock. Ilis sick
ness was short, but severe. On the previous Fri
day, he was seen walking the public streets in ap
parent good health. In two days afterwards, the
spirit of the good old General took its flight, and
lie now sleeps the sleep of death beneath the soil
Pennsylvan hi Railroad.
We learn from the Philadelphia papers that the
Incorporated District of the Northern Liberties,
after various meetings and discussions on the sub
ject, have at length resolved upon making a sub
scription of live hundred thousand dollars to the
capital stock cf the Penn'a Railroad company.
EDUCATION IN INDIANA.—Them are in the
State of Indiana 175,017 persons, over 21 years of
age, who cannot rtad or tonic !
On the 15th inst. Mr. JOHN SMITIT, merchant,
of Olormbersburg, whilst engaged in business el
his counter, was suddenly seized with an apoplec
tic stroke, from which be almost homodiately ex
pired. Mr. Smith was a prominent and influen
tial citizen pf Chambersburg, and an active and
efficient member of the German Reformed Church,
and was highly respected by all who knew him for
his exemplary walk through
Cr A correspondent of the Florence (Ala.:
Gazette is rather strong is his expressions of dis•
approbation of those who are in favor of the disco.
lotion of the Union. He says
'sl man of that character could not get a meal's
victuals or a bed to sleep on at my house. My
dogs should hark at him. If I was to catch a buz
zard eating the carcass of a disunionist, I would
shoot it. They are the last of all creation; fit fur
nothing but to be winked nt by negroes, kicked at
by mules, gored by bulls, and butted by ram."
The Now Orleans Estrin, has news from Yuca•
tan to the 9th ult.
' The situation of the peninsula, far from impmv
, ing, is becoming, worse every day. Left to their
own resources, which are now almost exhausted,
the Yucatecos continue the operations of the
campaign with languor. The want of activity
encourages their ferocious enemies to persevere is
their determination to exterminate the white ram.
Two recent occurrences have tended to increase
the terrorof the miserable inhabitants. On the
12th of February last, a conspiracy was detected
by the city of Merida. It was originated by vari
ous criminals in the city jail, in conjunction with
some of the soldiers of the Gth Battalion. Their
object was to release the prisoners, seize the pub
lic arms, nssussinate the city officers and as many
persons AS might offer resistance, and then to
plunder and burn the town. The plot wan dis
covered by a sergeant but a few moments before
it was to have been consumated. This was, accor
ding to the Campeachy Fenix, the second. attempt
of the kind, mode by the same persons. At that
time the ringleaders were condemned to death;
but the cause was transferred to the city of Mex
ico, and still remains undecided. The principal
persons concerned in the last conspiracy were
sent to Vein Cruz. The others were to be tried
by a military commission.
Coming Out from Among Them.
The 'Whigs of Green township, Franklin county,
held a meeting on the Bth ultimo, to nominate a
ticket for the spring Election, and were eloquently
addressed by PUILIP Itt3l3l.ol,Esq, whom we for
merly knew as a decided Locofoco, on whosepo
don the following resolutions were adopted:—
Resolved, That the noble services of Gen. Win
field Scott during the war of 1812 in the battles of
Queenstown Heights, Chippewa Plains and Nia
gara, and his noble deeds of valor and unequalled
military exploit: , in Mexico, in the recent struggle
with tint power have meritoriously placed him
first in the confidence of the people. Therefore,
R.solved, That Gen. Scott is the first choice of
the Whigs of this District as a Candidate. fur the
Presidency in 1852.
Resolved, That in view of the distinguished se,
vices of our talented, patriotic Governor, W. F.
Johnston, we will use all fair and honorable means
to secure his re-nomination and triumphant elec
The following incident that ensued we take to be
only the precursor of many such an abjuration of
political error, as it grows more and more certain
that the white and invincible shield of WINFIELD
Scorr will be advanced over the Whig column
in the campaign of 1852:
" After the adoption of the resolutions, Mr.
JACOB SBATZER rose and announced to the
Chair his determination to renounce Locofocoism
forever. Ile stated that he had voted with the
Locolocos all . his life, but that ho now publicly
renounced the doctrines and precepts of that party,
and was ready and willing to subscribe, heart and
soul to the Whig Constitution.
On motion, Mr. Shatzer was received into full
membership, and then went up a shout that shook
the hill around old Scotland, and gave the Locos
to understand that the prowess of the gallant Scott,
so often felt by the enemies of his country, was now
being felt and appreciated in the "Green Spot."
Hurra for that We like such "noise and con
fusion." Mr. SIIATZER is a sensible man, and
there aro many more ready to follow his example
as the same opportunity shall offer.— York Repub.
On the 25th of March by Rev. J. B. Williams,
Mr. JONAS IL BOOZEL of Tuscarora to Mist.
MARGARET LONG, of Collinsville, Blair 'Co.
On Thursday the 27th ultimo, by David Clark
son, Esq. Mr. tkonon MIERLY of Tod Township
to Miss SAR►n Thal.on of Cuss township, all of
PRILADELPIIIA, MAncri 29.
The Flour market continues inactive. Same
sales have been made for export at $4,311 per bbl.
The sales for city consumption are limited at
$4,374 a 4,44 fbr common and good brands, and
$4,624 a 5 for extra.
Rye Flour is firmer; a small sale at 3,374.
Corn Steal is steady nt $2,68 , 1 per
Wheat is less active, but prices arc unchanged.
Sales of 5,000 bushels prime Pennsylvania red at
06 aO7 eta., and white at $1,02. Rye 67 a 66.
Corn is in moderate request at GO at 61 afloat,
Oat* are steady at 43 ets. per bushel.
Philadelphia Bates of Discount.
Philadelphia Banks •par Lebanon, par
Pittsburg par Chambersburg, §
Germantown, par Gettysburg,
Chester County • • • •par Middleton,
Delaware County• • • par Carlisle,
Montgomery Co. • • • par Harrisburg
Northumberland • • • par Honesdale, 11
Col. Bridge Co.• • • •par Wyoming par
Reading par Erie Bank, I i
Lancaster, pal Waynesburg, 1*
Doylestown ' par Schuylkill flavet,• • • per
Easton par West Branch par
Bucks County par Relief Notes I
Brownsville par " " new issue • I
Pottsr ilia par State Scrip,
Washington Pittsburg City Scrip • • 1 ti
• liAlleghen'y City,
par Allegheny Conntb• • • 20
York • • 7
Notice of Admittistration.
Estate of JAMES CLARK, deceased,
N OTICF. is hereby given that letters of Ad- ministration on the estate of James Cloth,
late of the borough of Huntingdon, deceased,
have been this day granted by the Register of
Huntingdon county to the subscriber, residing
in said borough—all persons haring claims
against the estate of said decedent are request
ed to make known the same to me without de-
lay and those indebted to said estate will make
immediate payment to me.
ELIZABETH S. CLARK,
Huntingdon, March 27,—np. 3, 1851.—Gt.
Administrator's Noitco. •
LETTF.RS of Administration on the rotate
of ADAM GARNER, :ate of Fenn township.
Huntingdon countyoleed, hn•in; been granted
by the Register of Huntingdon county to the
undersigned, all persons haying claims against
the estate of the sold deceased are requested to
present them duly authenticated for settlement.
and all persons indebted to said estate will make
payment without delay to
Penn township, Ap. 3, '5l-ot.] Administrator
New Cheap Goods.
TATE are just receiving our usual stock of
Spring and Summer Goods, and earnestly
solicit our old customers, and the community
generally, to give us a call. Ground Plaster,
Fish, Salt, Iron, Rm., constantly on hand. All
kinds of Grain bought as usual.
KESSLER & TIRO,
Mill Creek, April 3, '51.-3t.
Birmingham Female Seminary,
rrttr fifth semi-annual term of this instita
tion wilt commence on 'Wednesday, the
23rd of April - , instant.
The liberal patronage which this school has
heretofore received encourages the proprietors
and friends of female . education to expect, by
proper effort, to make it both a permanent and
important institution. And in hope of serum'
. plishing this, vigorous efforts are making for
the erection of a large and commodious build
ing, which is expected to be ready for occupan
cy by the opening of the winter term.
For the present session a number of boarders
can be accommodated in the family of the Prin
cipal and others will find good accommOdation
in private families in the village at reasonable
No pains will be spared to sustain the grow
ing reputation of this institution. And the
Principal hopes, with the assistance of compe
tent female teachers, to render it in all respects
worthy of patronage. For terms refer to
REV. ISRAEL WARD.,
THE Subscribers to the Birmingham Female
Seminary will take notice that they are re
quired to pay to the Treasurer, James Clarke,
in Birmingham, Huntingdon county, Pa., an in
stalment of ten per eentam nn the norount
scribed by each to the Capital Stork in the said
Seminary, on the 10th day of April, instant,
and on the 10th day of each succeeding month.
ISRAEL W. WARD,
April 3, 1831.—tf.
Umbrellas a Parasols.
SELLING OFF CHEAP
H AVING derided to quit the business, I pro
pose to sell my Stock at very low prices.
It embraces the newest and most desirable
styles. You are invited to call and examine.
WM. 11. RICHARDSON,
No. 104, Market Street,
April 3, '51.-2m.] Philadelphia.
Something Superior, Convenient, Safe, and
I hare purchased the right for the county of
Huntingdon, in the State olyennsylvania, to use
a Patent Sash Lock or stopper, invented by
William E. Arnold of Rochester, 'ilonroe coun
ty, New York, which is neat, safe, convenient,
cheap, and superior to any article of the kind
ever yet invented or used. With it sash cab be
raised from below or let down from above or
both at once if required. It is constructed that
it cannot be put out of ender, and when the win
dow is closed it is a perfect lock. A modal will
be exhibited to show how it works. A number
of the citizens of this place (Huntingdon) Ha,
already the locks attarhad to their window sash.
It will also answer for cupboard and parlor
doors, and the windows of Railroad passenger
cars, and many other places. The neatness,
durability, convriniencc, cheapness and safety,
mattes it preferable to any thing of the kind ev
er yet invented for the use for which they are
intended. Any perm' wishing to have such
locks or stoppers put to their window sash, will
THk:OPHILUS 1). HOFFMAN,
Care of Doctor Jacob Hoffman,
N. B. My obligations bind me to r emain or
operate within the limits of the county of Hun
tingdon as it existed before Blair county was
stricken off, and also gives toe the privilege to
pot in said locks in any part of said county should
any part be stick.' off during the period of the
patent. (Patent secured Feb. 26th 1811.)
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