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Having purchased the " Huntingdon Journal'
establishment and assumed the Editorial Chair,
custom demands that I should lay before you a
programme of the principles I propose advocating
in ite columns, and the manner in which my edi
torial duties shall be discharged. Before doing
this, however, I trust I shall be pardoned for us
ing a short paragrspli to express the great diffi
dence I am made to feel in assuming so arduous
and responsible a station as that of the editor and
conductor of a public journal. A consciousness
that I possess neither the natural or acquired tal
ents so essential for the perfect discharge of edi
torial functions, almost induce me to view my un
dertaking an one of arrogance end presumption,
and excites a belief that it would have been bet
ter to have permitted others, more competent, to
take the reins I now hold; for
" Sparta hath many an abler son than I."
But, as it is, I derive encouragement and em
stimulated in my self-imposed task, by remember
ing that when the illustrious Cowper paints the
character of Paul and holds him np as the object
of clerical imitation it is not done with the expec
tation that any of the divines of this day can fully
emulate the grandeur of the Apostle's character.
As a knowledge, therefore, of my very humble
abilities will not permit me to aspire to the exalt
ed position of a Chandler or a Seaton, as an edi
tor, it will, nevertheless, with such standards of
perfection in view, be an incentive for ambition to
strengthen its pillions and excite emulation to im
prove whatever talents I may possess.
To those of you with whom I am personally
acquainted, it would be superfluous to say that
am a Whig, but to those with whom I have nut
that honor, it may be proper to assure them that
the great and glorious national principles of the
party as expounded and defended by the illustrious
Clay and Webster shall find in me at all times,
and under all circumstances, a determined and
fearless advocate ; and the State policy as pro
mulgated by our patriotic and noble Governor, I
shall ever battle to maintain, with the caurage of
Truth and the fidelity of Faith.
The experience of others admonishes me that
an editorial career is not the primrose path of
pleasantness, and that its ways are not the ways
of peace. lam also made aware that it is a sin
none road, leading amid mingled thorns and flow
sirs, and that I may expect to get a sting for every
pleasure. But, be this as it may, I shall not count
the cost of defence when a cherished principle is
assailed, nor seek the shadowy vale of repose
when the trumpet sounds for battle. If I am van
quished, my wounds shall all be in front, and this
paper bear proud testimony that truth was the on
ly weapon, and honor the only shield used by me
in the contest.
That my course will prove entirely satisfactory
totvery person I do not anticipate, nor do I de
sire that it should. To entertain the idea of
pleasing all where so many varied interests are in
volved would be a little too Utopian for this anti
millenian age. It is impossible to' discuss ques
tions of public import in so abstract a manner as
to avoid giving offence to individuals; and but
few men have the elements so sweetly comingled
in them as to entirely separate their personal feel
ings from what relates to their public or official
conduct. But, one thing you may rely on and
that is, that so loug as the Journal is under my
auspices it shall she to prove by its example, that
strict decorum and a nice regard fur the inviola
bility of private character, is not incompatible
with a proper vindication of Whig principles. I
cordially reprobate the pernicious course pursued
by too many connected with the press in catering
to the low, vulgar appetite for personal abuse and
scandal. It is productive of no good, but on the
contrary excites the worst passions of the human
heart and sows a seed which quickly germinates
and produces a harvest destructive of the peace
and happiness of communities. There is no reason
why this base desire should be gratified, or why,
in advocating the cause of truth the rules of good
breeding should be violated.
In conclusion I may say that I will exert to the
uttermost my very humble abilities to commend
the Journal to your favorable regard, by making
it the vehicle for the conveyance to your homes of
the latest and most interesting intelligence, on reli
gion, politics, literature, the arts and sciences, Lee.
and trust that my efforts in so doing may meet
with proper remuneration.
WM. H. PEIGIITAL.
Q's assuming the imperial pronound WE,
we do not wish our friends to infer that any other
kingly prerogative has been arrogated by us, and
we assure them that our dignity is not of such a
character as to preclude us from taking money for
old accounts or writing the names of new subscri
bers on our list. On the contrary, we shall be
most happy to receive considerable of the former
article and he kept busy with our pen in doing the
P. S. As we are known to possess rather re
publican notions in regard to business, it is scarce
ly worth while to say that it will give us no offence
to receive the dust' from those who are in ar
rearage for this paper, and should any of our
friends have the temerity to pay in advance, we
Knees we shall have to forgive them and is token
How it Operates.
In the 611111 Report of the Revenue Commie ,
sioneret to Governor Johnston, we find the follow
• • • " The value of property in many
" counties, as appears from the evidence before
" the Board, has been seriously affected by the
" depressed condition of the iron manufactories
" in the State, operating as it does, directly upon
"the large amount invested in that business, and
" indirectly upon the agricultural interests, and
"the value of real estate generally in many coun
ties. With the cause, or causes of this state of
" things, the Board has nothing to do. They
therely report the facts as presented to their
" notice by the evidence laid before them."
That the revenue of the Commonwealth has
fallen far short, and that the Board has found it
necessary to add to the value of the assessments
of the State, as returned by the County Commis
sioners, the sum of $6,883,153 00, are now his
torical fitcts. And no intelligent reader can come
to any other conclusion than that obtained by the
Revenue Commissioners, that the ruinous opera
tion of the Tariff of 1846, which has closed so
many of our Furnaces, has been the direct cause
of this state of things. Iron manufactories a few
years ago were the scenes of industry and the
sources of profits, and were valued highly and
paid taxes accordingly ; but now they aro worth
but little and pay less; and the burthen formerly
borne by the Iron Works is now shifted to the
shoulders of those who are engaged in other bran
ches of industry, but chiefly on those of the Far
mers. Such is the effect of the present Tariff,
which the Locofocos are so anxious to perpetuate.
Locotocoisni Preparing the
While the Appropriation Bill was under con
sideration in the House of Representatives, on
Saturday last, the Locofocos, by almost a party
vote, passed a section requiring the Canal Com
missioners to locate end put under contract so
much of the Railroad on the eastern and western
sides of the Allegheny mountains as will avoid as
many inclined planes as they deem practical and
expedient ; and authorized for this purpose a loan
of two hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
If this passes the Ser.ate and escapes the Ex
ecutive veto, the tax-payers may prepare them
selves for still greater oppression. As the Canal
Commissioners were in the Hall of the House,
Loring for this appropriation ; and as they are not
suspected of having the success of the State as
much at heart as the triumph of Locofocoism, we
shall look for a free use of money on the moun
tains, and strong Locofoco returns on the second
Tuesday in October.
Huntingdon Borough Election.
Below we give the names of the officers elected
on Monday last:—
Chief Bureau.—John Flenner.
Assistant Burgesses.— William Lev, is anti Daniel
Town Council.—Andrew S. Harrison, 11. Bruce
Petriken, John Scott, T. 33. Wallace,
David Dlick and John M. Cunningham.
High Constable.—Michaei Decker.
Superrisors.—John Simpson and John Africa.
Town Clerk.—John Albright.
CANAL COMMISSIONER.—SCVCraI of the Whig
papers ha, suggested the name of GEORGE V.
LAWRENCE, State Senator from Washington co.,
'in connection with the office of Canal Commis—
JUSTICE or TSLE SUPS/CMS COILIST.—Judge
WetUS of Carlisle, and John G. Mil., Esq., of
Huntingdon, arc spoken of in connection with the
vacancy on the Supreme Bench oecasioned by the
death of Judge Burnside.
Cr A large and enthusiastic Scott meetinp, was
held in Butler, Pt., last week. Delegates were
appointed to the Whig State Convention with in
structions to support the re-nomination of Gov.
Conestoga Bridge Burned.
The Canal Commissioners received a tele
graphic despatch last evening announcing an un
fortunate disaster on the Columbia Railroad—the
burning of the Conestoga bridge. The cost of a
new structure cannot be less than $25,000; but
that is nothing to the delay of business. It is be
lieved that a new bridge may be made passable in
about three weeks. The Canal Commissioners,
with two engineers, repaired to the scene last
The bridge caught fire in the roof by sparks
from a locomotive, and in a few minutes was be
yond control. It was 1800 feet long and cost up
wards of $60,000 to erect —Pa. Telepraph of sth
Humored Cuban Outbreak.
The New Orleans Delia of the 29th ult., says
the various rumors respecting an outbreak in Cu
ba, have their origin in the fact, well known in
New Orleans, that a large number of persons
have been leaving Havanna, during the previous
fortnight, for Vuclta Abajo, with a view of join
ing the revolutionary movement as soon as it
breaks out. This order has been hastened by the
orders which have been issued for arrests in Ha
vana, and in other parts of the island. A consid
erable number have retired to the mountains, car
rying with them an entire company of Spanish
soldiers, which was stationed at San Cristobal, at
the foot of the Cuzco Mountains, and many de
serters from the army. These mountains afford
retreats inaccessible to the Spanish authorities.—
As a proof of the secrecy with which the Cuban
authorities make their arrests, the Delta says they
were made during the festivities on the occasion
of the visit of several distinguished members of
our Congress to the Captain-General, and yet
were not known to those gentlemen before they
left Havana.—Daily Sun.
ei r Rorie. S. VAN SYCLE, Esq., of Phila
delphia, has been appointed by Gov. Johnston a
Commissioner on behalf of the State of Penn
sylvania, to attend the World's Fair in London.
This is an excellent selection, for Mr. V. has the
means as well as the personal good qualities, to
maintain our national reputation abroad. 11. will
vail at an early day for the great gathering.
Later from Texas.
By the Steamship Galveston at New Orleans
the 25th, we have dates from Galveston to the 21st,
and the Rio Grande to the 19th ult.
Among the arrivals in San Antonio, op to the
15th nit., were Gov. Bell, who joined in the funer
al procession at the obsequies of General Brooke,
with General Harney, who is to take the command
vacated by the death of that lamented officer.
A German belonging to Cap. Wallace's com
pany of Rangers, was recently killed by Indians
near the Nueces.
The Austin State Gazette denies that Gov. Bell
will be a candidate for Congress to replace Mr.
The Indians are again at their work of plunder
and murder in the valley of the Rio Grande.
The planters along the river are in the greatest
alarm, from the Indians havingkilled or wounded
a party of herdsmen near the river, between
Brownsville and Camp Ringgold. Families are
removing to the Mexican side.
Gen. Canales, it is thought, will be appointed to
the military command at 'Matamoros, in place of
A letter has beemreceived at Browsville from
Mazatlan, dated February 15. It states that Capt.
Parker French, the notorious swindler, was shotor
hanged for highway robbery on the road between
Mazatlan and Durango. A party of Mexicans ar
rested him and his eight man at a place called Cha
varia, after a hard fight of two hours. One og
the men escaped. French and the others were
taken to Salto, a small military post, and were
FROM TIM Rio OItANDE.-By the steamship
Galveston, Captain Place, we have received advice
from the Rio Grande to the 12th ult. We notice
an article in the Pirate, of Matamoros, of Saturday
last, in which that paper informs its reders of a
change in their military commandant for the fron
tier. Gen. Canales, it is said will relieve , Gen.
Avalos in the command.
The Indians are again at their work of death
and rubbery in the valley of the Rio Grande The
planters all along the river are in the greatest
slam, caused by the Indians having killed' and
wounded a party of herdsmen, near the river, be
tween that place and Camp Ringgold. Those who.
had families on this side of the river have remov
ed them to the other, that they might escape the
but too well-known horrors that accompany the
visits of the Indians, and seeking that protection
among their neighbors.
The European Ad,vices.
The news from Europe has its favorable and its
unfavorable aspects. Commercial men will felici
tate themselves upon the improved aspect of busi
ness affairs, and clear-sighted Statesmen will see
in the shaping of political events, both in England
and upon the continent, fresh evidences of the great
and wonderful truths of the age. The indications
from the continent give but faint promise of pence
and harmony. The under currents are working
their way to the surface, and in the strife ofdespot
against despot, which now marks the day of Europe,
larger liberty will be the reward of the people,
though it may be purchased at the cost of much
blood. The religious agitation in England seems
to have lost nothing in intensity, especially in Par
liament. The Ecclesiastical Titles bill, however,
is making little headway, and the discussions upon
it partake more, we are sorry to say, of anything
else than we conceive to be true Christian feeling.
The bill as it now stands is almost without friends,
but over its emasculate form an angry war of
words is still carried on, and the institutions of
Churches on either hand broadly, violently, and
sometimes most unreasonably assaiailed. No leg
islation upon a religious question, in this spirit, can
by an possibilty be productive of good, and it is
perhaps a hopeful sign, which is now eiscemible,
that nothing will be accomplished in reibrence to
the anti-papal measures proposed by the ministry
until both parties have had time to cool and look
at the question with more solemness and toleration.
Signs of a Prosperous Farmer.
When a farmer is seen marrying young, it shows
that providence helps them that help themselves,
and that, in the future ho will have "help" of more
kinds than one.
When lights are seen burning in his house be
fore tho beak of day in winter especially, it shows
that the day will never break on Isis " breaking"
in the winter of adversity.
When yon see his barn larger than his house it
shows that he will have larger profits and small
When yon see him driving his work, instead cf
his work driving him, it shows that he will never
be driven from good resolutions. and that he will
certainly work his way to prosperity.
When he is seen subscribing for newspapers it
shows that he is speaking like a book resecting the
latest improvement in agriculture, and he will
never get his " walking papers" to the land of
tre'Mr. Webster left Harrisburg on Wednesday
last, on his way to Marshfield. In the morning,
accompanied by Mr. Russel, the Secretary of the
Commonwealth, and other distinguished fiends,
he visited the splendid new Rail Road Bridge above
Harrisburg—spent some time at the Capital—and
went to Middletown to dine there with General
Cameron. Mr. Webster was received altogether
without distinction of party.
The Right of Secession.
Has a State aright to secede, is a question which
is just now very fully discussed in some of the
southern papers. The Virginia resolutions of 1798
have been supposed to favor such doctrines, but it
is said that it will appear from Mr. Madison's pa
pers now in possession of the Government, but as
yet unpublished, that Mr. Madison himself did not
so consider them. Among the papers refered to,
are several very able essays in strong opposition to
the nullification and secession princples that have
prevailed in South Carolina.
t a'The telegraph announces that ALEXANDER
S. WADSWORTH, Captain in the U. 8. Navy, died
at Washington City, on Saturday, April 5. Hewes
born in Maine, entered tho service in 1804, and was
posted in 1825. He rated seventh on the list at
him demise, but has not been at Mn Fines 16ST.
Fall of Cotton.
The New York Dry Goods Reporter, ft rt.ishes
a comparative view of the prices of cotton during
the last two years, by which it appears that, from
the first of November last to the first of this
month, the change adverse to the planter has
been as follows :
Nov. 1. Msr.l. Duff.
Middling Uplands 3. 2
Fair 13 12
Middling to fair, N. O. 15 12 3
141 H 13-16 31-10
The average difference per bale is equal to
about fourteen dollars, which, upon a crop of
2,400,000 bales, would give a loss to the planting
interest of thirty-three million six hundred thousand
The cause of this enormous loss to our south
ern friends may, as it appears to us, be readily
explained. The quantity already arrived in mar
ket this year is greater, as we see by the same
journal, than last year, by 136,000 bales, while
the domestic consumption of the year is estima
ted at 150,000 hales less although last year had
fallen considerable below the previous one. Ad
ding these two quantities together, we have 289,-
000 additional bales, for which a market must be
sought in Europe ; and if to this we add the dim
inution of the previous year, we shall have a total
of little short of 350,000 bales additional; and
Bence the full in price."
The Washington Republic, in commenting up
on these important facts, makes the following
truthful and forcible observations:—
" Now, had the tariff of 1848 been permitted to
remain• in existence, and had the coal, the iron
and the woolen interests, been allowed to grow,
as they were growing in 1846, there would by this
time have been a market at home for the whole
of these 350,000 bales that now weigh down the
price abroad ; and instead of a fall of three cents,
the planters would probably have seen a rise of
three, making a difference to them of seventy mill
ions of dollars upon the present year's crop alone.
We beg our planting friends to examine the facts
for themselves, and determine if this i& not the
price they pay this year for the free-trade tariff of
1846. How much they will pay next year, if!
they have a good crop, and if the domestic con
gumption continues to diminish. as is likely to be
the case, we leave them to guess; and, make what
estimate they may, we think it will be short of'
ithe truth to the extent of the value of all the for
eign cotton we import."
Rhode Wand' Election.
PROVIDENCE, Wednesday, April 2.
Philip Allen, the Opposition candidate, is elect
ed Governor by about 600 majority.
George G. King, (Whig) is elected to Congress
in the Eastern District, and Benjamin B. Thurs
ton (Opposition) in the Western District.
William Beech Lawrence is elected Lieutenant
Governor; Asa Potter, Secretary of State; Wal
ter S. Burges, Attorney General; and Edwin
Wilbur, Treasurer—all Opposition, liy about 250.
In the Senate, 13 Whigs and 14 Opposition are
elected, and no choice in four towns.
In the House, 25 Whigs an& 31 Opposition are
elected. In six towns there is no choice.
[N. Y. Taune.
Thus it will be seen that the truckling of a por
tion of the Whigs of Rhode. Island, as they did
in Massachusetts, has likewise resulted in the loss
of the State to the Whigs. They may possibly
learn to be honest and consistent, alter giving a
few more Whig States into locofoco hands; but
whether or not, they will learn this, that they can
not bid as high for slavery as the locofocos, and
they are therefore certain to be worsted in the
game. Such victories may be calculated to induce•
some who call themselves Whigs to shout for the
fugitive slave law, but their number are few in
1 1 Pennsylvania and are getting less daily. —Penn.;
i sylennia Telepraph.
MR. WM. CALLENDER departed this life very
suddenly on Tuesday evening of last week, at his
residence in the borough of York, Pa. On Tues
day he wont to Harrisburg and had his life insur
ed for $5,000, by the Keystone Mutual Life In
surance Company of Harrisburg, and on his way
returning home, was taken very sick and at the
two mile gate on the Harrisburg Turnpike was so
extremely ill, that the gate-keeper took him to his
residence in a carriage. The suddenness of his
death and other circumstances attending it, in
duced the Insurance Company to send over Dr.
W W. Rutherford, of Harrisburg, to make apost
moo*m examination of the corpse. Ile, with the
borough physicians, did so, and evident marks of
poison were found in the stomach, which was sent
to Philadelphia and the contents thereof analyz
ed, when it was ascertained that the deceased had
taken arsenic and thus put a period to his exis
tence. He was about 30 years of age, and leaves
a wife and children, whom it appears he wished
to make comfortable for life, before committing
the rash act which deprived them of husband,
father and friead. The widow will not obtain the
$5.000, for the policy of Insurance expressly ex
cepts cases of suicide.
A counterfeit $lO note on the York Bank, was
presented at the counter not long since. The
counterfeit was of the last plate, dated February
1, 1847, letter A, No. 1426, payable to J. Hahn.
The medallion beads on the ends are coarsely
done; the whole appearance of the note is bad—
blurred and black; the paper is darker than that
of the genuine bills ; and the signatures are poor
imitations.— York Republican.
tom' Lieutenant Porter of the United States'
Mail Steam ship Georgia, recently applied to the
Recorder of New Orleans, claiming an exemption
for the colored crew on board that vessel from the
operation of the law rendering colored seamen li
able to imprisonment. The reason for the exemp
tion claimed was, that the ship is a national one,
liable to be sent to any place the Secretary of the
Navy may think proper. The Recorder, in reply
says, he must enforce the laws in this metal' in
wa- Sentenced. —At Portsmouth, Va., Thomas
W. West, charged with the murder of John Will
iams, in October last, was on Friday sontened to
the penitentiary for five years.
Stoppage of ('otter►► Mills.
The Boston Transcript publishes a statement of
the number of spinales in five of the New England
States, which have ceased operations within the
last six months, in consequence of the depression
in this branch of manufactures. The number of
mills which have been stopped is shout 130. Be
sides these, many are running short time. At
Fall River one hundred and ten thousand spin
dles have been stopped in conscqtence of a strike
among the operatives. Adding these to the num
ber previously stopped, and those running short
time, and we have not far from one million less
spindles now in operation than there were a year
since. Calculating one and one-eight yards. per
day for each spindle, which is the average at Low
ell, and there are now one million one hundred
and twenty-five thousand less yards of cotton cloth
manufactured daily, than when all were running
full. This does not include mills out of New Eng
land. In Maine about four-fifths of the spindles
have stopped—in Connecticut 19 mills.
This depression has its cause. It can be tra
ced directly to the encouragement which the ex
isting Tariff gives to the importation of foreign
fabrics. The authors and advocates of that law
denounce the principle of Protection to American
Labor, while its practical effect is to encourage
and protect the labor of Great Britain. When
in full operation, these hundred and thirty sus
pended factories gave emplytnent to at least 25,-
000 persons. Their weekly earnings could not
have been less than $lOO,OOO or an aggregate
of over $5,000,000 per annum.
But those operatives will not suffer alone. Ev
ery other interest except the foreign importer,
must suffer with them. to a greater or less ex
tent. For the five millions which would he earn
ed by these 25,000 operatves, would be distribu
ted, in about equal proportions, to the hatter, tail
or, grocer, farmer, schoolmaster, &c., &c. No
one department of trade can be depressed without
depressing, more or less, all others.
These statistics, however, relate to but a single
branch of industry. The Iron is fur more de
pressed than the Cotton interest, and is suffering
much. more intensely. In this department, near
ly an equal number, ordinarily earning a greater
amount of wages, aro thrown out of employment.
This depression must continue and grow worse,
so long as our laws discrminate in favor of
the Ironworkers of Europe. The men who are
most profuse in their professions of sympathy for
the workingmen of the country, arise most hostile
to their real inrerest.
In the event of there being no chcice of a Pres
ident by the people, the selection will be made
from among those voted for, by the House of Rep
resentatives now being chosen. In making this
choice, each State has a single vote, and this is
given by a majority of its delegation'. In the elec
tions that have taken place, two States, New
Hampshire and New York, have chosen divided
delegations. It is therefore probable that neither
of these States will, in that event, be able to give
any vote: In eight States, in which elections have
already been held, narnly—Maine, New Jersey,
Delaware, Pennsylvania, Illinois, lowa, Wiscon
sin, and South Carolina, the Locofoces have
secured , a majority of the delegation. It is, flow
ever, doubtful whether the Wisconsin or the South
Carolina delegation can be regarded as reliable for
the candidate of that party, be ho who he may.
In the States, Vermont, Massachusetts, Missouri,
'Florida, Ohio and Michigan, the Whigs have the.
control of the delegation's. In the remaining fif
teen States, the Whigs had, in the lest* Congress,
majorities in three States, the Locofocos in ten,
and two were equally divided: Of these there is a
chance the Whigs will gain Connecticut, Tonnos
see, Indiana, California and Maryland. If so, and'
the others remain as before, the next House will ,
contain 14 Whig, 14 Locofoco and three divided
delttgations. As this is the best that= be hoped'
for, it will be seen that the Whigs, as a• party, can ,
place no very flattering hopes of electing their can
didate by any other votes than those of the PEOPLE..
Dr. Brower, of the Pennsylvania Legislature,
(House,) has offered a good example of the glo
rious republican honesty that marked the legisla
tion of the State; before " log-rolling" came into
fashion, and inspires a hope that hereafter the
people may have less reason to regret the assem
bling of their representatives, and more cause to
rejoice in the wisdom of their doings, as opposed
to spechil legislation, and in flavor of the general
weal of the Commonwealth. Dr. B. announced
kis determination never to vote for a bill he be
lieved to be wrong, from mere personal courtesy,
or because he wanted a reciprocation of the fa
vor. He said, if bills are right, sanction them—
if wrong, reject them, irrespective of any other
consideration.' This is a good example, which
every member should follow, if he would add to
the honor or promote the interest of the State.
Post °Mee Changes.
The Postmaster General has changed the name
of the office at Sandy Creek, Mercer county, Pa.,
to New Vernon. He has also established the
following new offices:—Mooreheadville, Erie
county, Pa.. J. Y. Moorehead, P. M.; Fostoria,
Blair county, Pa., J. Easterline; Benezette, Elk
county, Pa., D. B. Winslow.
BUTTER.—By the census returns of five counties
adjoining Philadelphia, it appears that they pro
duced, in 1850, 11,383,182 pounds of butter. The
average price of butter in the Philadelphia market,
which these counties supply, is about 20 cents per
pound. The money value therefore of this single
product is over two millions and a quarter of dol
lars, ($2,276,636.) A good dairy, well and econo
mically managed, cannot but be profitable in the
neighborhood of the city, at the prices which but
ter, cheese and milk always command in our mar
e ir A conspiacy has been recently detected to
dethrone FAusrus 1., headed by M. FRACISQUIO,
Ceief Justice of the Empire, and one of the Cabi
net. He with thee others, were tried by Court
Martial at Port as Prince, and condemmed to
death; but the decision was afterward. annulled,
and a new trial ordered.
Or The journeymen carpenters of Washington
city on Wedensday "'tank" for higher wages.—
Heretofore they hare received from one dollar and
twenty-five cents to 011 d dollar and seventy-five
cents per day. They now'demand two dollars.
Splendid Stock of New and Cheap
Watches, Clocks, & Jewelry,
At Phicuielphia Price,.
J. T. Scott ham knit received from Philadelphia
and is now opining a new and Very litrgo assort
merit of Gold and Silver Watches, 8 day and thir
ty hour Clocks, Jewelry, and a great variety of
other articles, which he is enabled to sell at rates
much lower than astral. " Quick sides and ems!!
profits" is his motto, the proof of which will be
found on examining his excellentassortment
April 10th '5l.—V
R. A. MILLER.
SVIRDIMIT 3)7 1122ilra
N. B. All operations Warranted.
School Teachers Wanted.
FOUR SCHOOL TEACHERS, two male
and two female, are wanted to take charge of the
Public Schools in the borough of Huntingdon.--
The Schools to commence on the first of May
next, and to continue ten months. None but good
Teachers need apply.
OWEN BOAT, President.
C. S. BLACK, Secretary. , aplo, '3l.
ilualingdon & Broad Top Railroad.
NOTICE is hereby giien that the undersign
ed, Commissioner., will meet at the Court
House in the borough of lluntingdon on Tues
day the 13th day of May next, A. D. 163 i, to
devise such plans, and take such measures as
will most certainly insure the construction and
completion of the above Railroad, under the
provisions of the Charter.
The Books to receive subscriptions to the
Corporate Stock of said Railroad will be again
opened on that day at the said place, and will
be kept open at such times and places as the
said Commissioners shall then appoint, until
the whole of the Capital Stock is subscribed.
Land holders on Broad Top, in Woodcock
Valley, Morrison'. Cove, citizens of the bor
ough. of Bedford and Huntingdon, and all per•
eons who have or feel an interest in the success
of this Railroad, are respectfully invited to at
THOMAS FISHER, ISAAC COOK,
A. P. WILSOW, JOS. CRISMAN,
DAVID BLAIR, JOHN KERR,
LEVI FVANS, ALEX. KING,
JOHN G. '"ILES, JAMES SAXTON,
JAC. CRESS WELL, MTT. M. PEEBLES,
JOHN M'CAHAN, JAS. ENTREKIN,
April 10, 1851.—tt.
Dissolution of Partnership.
IH. R. NEFF & It. A. MILLER, having for
some time been engaged in the Watch & Jew
elry business, in Huntingdon, have this Jay dis
solved by mutual consent. Desiring to settle
up their business as soon as possible, they
would invite all who are indebted is them, ei
ther by note or book account to call and settle
IMMEDIATZLT, and 010114 having claims will
present them for payment.
The books will be in the hands of one of the
undersigned at his olive in Main Street.
11. K. NEFF,
R. A. MILLER.
April 1,-10, 1851.-31.
Notice of Administration.
Eetate of JAMES CLARK, deceased.
NOTICE is hereby given that letters of Ad
ministration on the estate of James-Clark,
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 having 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,
Hantlngdbn, March 27,—ap. 3,1831.-6 t.
LETTERS of Administration on the Estate
of ADAM GARNER, :ate of Penn township,
Huntingdon county, dee'd, haying been granted
by the Register of Huntingdon county to the
undersigned, all persons having claims against
the estate of the said deceased are requested to
present them duly authenticated for settlement,
and all persons indebted to said estate will mikes
payment without del!) , to
Penn township, Ap. 3, '5l-6t.) Administrator ,
New Cheap Goods.
W E are just receiving our usual stoek uluf
Sprung and Summer Goods, and earnestly
solicit our old customers, and the community
generally, to give us a call. Ground Plaster,
Fish, Salt, Iron, /cc., constantly on hand. Al!
kinds of Grain bought as usual...
KESSLER & BRO.
Mill Creek, April 3, '51.-31.
Birmingham Female Seminary.
T HE fifth semi-annual term of this instite
tion will commence on Wednesday, the
23rd of April, instant.
The liberal patronage which this school ham
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 accom
plishing this, vigorous efforts are making for
the erection of a large and commodious build
ing, Nhich 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,
April, 3,'31.-3m.] Principal.
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 eentum on the amount sub
scribed by each to the Capital Stock in the said
Seminary, on the 10th day of April, litigant,
and on the 10th day of each succeeding month.
ISRAEL W. WARD,
April 3, legl.—tr.