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Thursday Morning, Oct. 7, (552.
J. A. HALL, PRomETon.
A. W. BENEDICT, ESQ., l'ounc.tt. Et,
OF NEW JERSEY
FOR VICE PRESIDENT,
WM. A. GRAHAM,
OF NouTH (A 1 )LINA
WHIG ELECTORAL TICKET.
A. E. BROWN, J. Pou
TICK, S. A. PL:RVIANCE,
14.—.1a5. 11. Camphet.
15.—.fns. D. Paxton.
16.—Jas. K. Davidson.
I.—Wm. F. Hughes.
3.—John W. Stokes.
4.—John I'. Verree.
6.—Jas. W. Fuller.
10.—Chas. I'. Waller.
72.—M. C. Mercer.
2l.—Thos. J. Bighatn,
22.—Lewis L. Lord.
FOR CANAL C
OF BURKS COUNTY
WHIG DISTRICT TICKET.
JOHN SPCULLOCH, OF HUNT. CO,
S. S. WHARTON, OF HUNT. CO.
JAMES L. GWIN, OF BLAIR CO.
WHIG COUNTY TICKET.
SANI'L WIGTON, OF FRANKLIN,
JOHN BREWSTER, OF SHIRLEY,
RALPH CROTSLEY, OF CASS ,
Whig Township. Meetings!
Thursday evening, Oct. 7, Shade Gap,
Friday afternoon, 2 o'clock, Oct. 8,
Orbisonia, Cromwell tp.
Friday evening, Salsburg, Oct. 8, Bar
Saturday afternoon, Oct. 9, Steffe3's
Tavern, Jackson tp.
D. Blair, J. S. Stewart, John William
son, S. L. Glasgow, Jne. N. Prowell, A.
W. Benedict, Dr. Wintrode, Jacob_ Cress
well and John W. Mattern, will address
the above meetings.
To prevent any misunderstanding here
after, the patrons of the Journal will please
bear in mind, that the subscription list
since July Ist, '45., the job and advertising
accounts since Ist of May,. '52; and also
the accounts-of yearly advertisements com
menced, renewed,. or 6hanged last spring—
all now belong to the•proprietor of the es
tablishment,. as- announced by Mr. Stewart
last week. But the accountsof Job work
done in this office before the Ist of May,
'52, and of advertisements which were fin
ished and taken out of the paper before.
that time, are in the hands of Mr. S. and
to be settled by him, with the exception of
a few jobs and advertisements done in the
mouth of April.
[Cr It will be remembered that we some
weeks ago, advertised for a couple of chil
dren—a girl between twelve and fourteen,
and a boy between fourteen and sixteen
years of age—which we propose to instruct
—the girl in housekeeping and. schocl
teaching, and the boy in the printing busi
ness. Our call was promptly, and as we
thOught, satisfactorily answered. But the
applicants have disappointed us, and the.
situation i 4 thus left open to others.—
Country children will be preferred, if ap
plication be made soon.
07" Eve was tempted with an apple.—
It is hardly to be wondered at, if old Hun-
Nil used such tempting fruit as the basket
full of Itadooes we received from Nra.
A Party's Glory and Shame.
Five years ago General Winfield Scott,
returned from the fields of his fame in
Mexico. After a campaign of almost in
surmountable difficulties, and a wasting
warfare, in which death gathered as rich a
harvest from the sick beds of the soldiery,
as from the bursting bomb-shell, or the
hail storm of lead. After the grave had
cried enough! After victory was hoarse,
with its shouts of triumph! After a na
tion's glad songs gave the ftethe to the
Great Commander,—after maddened party
spleen, and the petty spite of power, had
ordered that Commander home under ar
rest,—after his persecutors had been
frowned into silence, then the honest man
hood left in the basest heart, felt free to
'GLORY TO WINFIELD SCOTT! AND
FOREVER SILENT BE TILE RIBALD TONGUE
THAT world) SLANDER HIS NAME WITH
AUGHT THAT IS NOT GLORIOUS IN ACTION,
INVINCIBLE IN COURAGE, .AND UNFALINO
IN RESOURCES AND WISDOM."—Said the
Pennsylvanian of May 10 , 1847.
Aye, Glory to Winfield Scott. Five
years ago, Scott was not before the people
as a candidate, and even this bitter oppo
nent curses the slanderer that dares to con
nect his name "with a•ight that is not
glorious in action, invincible iu courage, and
unfailing iir resources, and WISDOM."—
For once the party bad cause to be proud
of its editor,—for once truth triumphed;
and Scotts glory! gave glory to that party.
We must shift the scene. Shame has
overshadowed the glory:—the slanderer,
deserves his own curses, and in his own
columns, the infamy is admitted,---party
demands the sacrifice. Shameless falsehood
marshalls hor myrmidons; and he, who
their own partizan had declared, "glorious
in admit, invincible in courage, and
unfailing in resources and wisdom" is
now assailed, by these fellows of falsehood
and hate, thus:
"If the Democrats could contrive to
fasten'a peacock's tail to the old General,
he would strut himself to death by the
middle of October."—Detroit Free Press.
•'We charge General Scott with COWAR-
"General Scoot is vain, empty, proud
and silly."—Gen. Pierce's Biography,
I 'The proud man General Scott is a
run in his fermentation, swelling, and
Coiling like a porridge pot. He sets his
feathers like an owl, to swell and seem big
ger than be is. lie is troubled with an
inflammation of self conceit, that renders
him the MAN OF PASTEBOARD, and a true
BUCKRAM KNlOBT."—Detroit Free Press.
Good Alen of all Parties. Patriots of
every creed and nation,—tell the world by
your votes,—that your country's honor is
your party's glory.
Woodward Given Up.
So well satisfied are some of the Pierce
Democracy, that George W. Woodward,
their candidate for Supreme Judge, will be
defeated, that they by implication admit it.
They say "he has placed himself in an un
fortunate position"—"lt is a bad time for
him to run"—"he may be beaten."
That our readers may understand Wood
ward's unfortunate position, we will call
to their recollection his effort in the Re
form convention, to prohibit foreigners
The infamy of that day, stuck to him
like the poisoned shirt; and when in 1851,
he found it necessary to give himself caste,
that ho might more effectually assail and
slander Gov. Johnston, he wrote a letter
endeavoring to smooth over the rough pla
ces in the records of that convention. A
long and labored argument was made; and
fearing that it would not convince any his
°riling mind, he closes it with the allega
tion, that even, if the record were true, no
ono ought to complain, for it did not affect
foreigners already in the country—and it
gave notice to all that should come to the
country after that time; and if they did not
like our laws, they might stay away.
This cunniuig trick to avoid the liavest
of disgrace, his conduct had gathered, he
discovered was being exposed, and the
boldness of his first act was only equalled
by the meanness of the last. NOW lie
wants votes, and has but one course left,
write another letter, and give the lie to
history; and ho does it. Now he stands
before the world, with the sun of his great
ness darkened with his own shame and
falsehood. Truly “lie Iles placed himself
in an unfortunate position"—and many
of his friends dike Billy Black— ,, rrives-it
CHEAP AND DURABLE.-WO 1111r0 nev
er seen a better or cheaper. assortment of
Beady Made Clothing than that now sell
ing off at Levi's Store. his stock is very
extensive. entirely nnw. and of ilia vary
What Remains to be Done?
Whigs, of Huntingdon County ! Whigs,
of Pennsylvania! On next Tuesday you
are called upon, by every tie that binds an
American citizen, to go to the election and
vote. From this day, until then, you have
three whole working days; and it becomes
every good Whig to enquire of himself,
what remains for me to do? It is your
duty to vote. This admitted, you have
something else to do. If you love the
principles of your party, you ought to be
willing to spend some time, to make your
vote effective. If your vote is of value to
you, see to it, that you use the means to
make it successful. In three days, much
can be done.
Get on to your horse, and ride three or
four miles every evening, to call on your
neighbors. An hour spent each day, by
the active Whigs, would in three days, vis
it every Whig voter in your township. See
that your tickets are all got, and carefully
folded, and carry them with you. Every
man you see, from now to the election,
urge him to be up and doing too. Tell
him that every vote is needed at the Octo
ber election, if he would make a clear field
for Scott in November.
On election. day do this ! Go to the
election early; and every man that can, go
on horseback, or in his wagon, call on
all your neighbors as you go,—take them
with you, and vote early, then lend your
horse, or wagon,— or go yourself, for any
absent or distant Whig. Do this, honest
and active Whigs. All of you, in every
township, do this, awl your glorious victo
ry will astonish yourselves, and hand over
your opponents to dospair.
One Elector in Danger.
Some weeks since the Elector for this
District, Dr. John McCulloch, sent to the
Whig State Committee, a request that his
name be withdrawn from the ticket. That
Committee, by the authority vested in
them, filled the vacancy with the name of
John Williamson. A few of the Whig
Journals of the State have corrected the
ticket, while many have not.
The Slate Committee, and the Whig
Press of the State, should look to this
matter, or one of our electors might be
beaten, by the fact, that in seine counties,
the ticket had not been corrected. The
elector for the lith District, should be
“Jakey Ijoffmazar and the
For years we have abandoned the Penn
sylvania Public works, as caravans some
times abandon their baggage trains to the
arab robbers, hoping that they may thus
be attracted from further pursuit, satisfied
with the booty obtained. Years of unli
censed plunder ! unlicensed plunder did we
say l we. might say, with partial truth,
licensed plunder; convinced us, that that
party would hold on, until they had bag
ged the last dollar. We therefore conclu
ded to let them pillage the public treasure
unrcbuked. The people of all parties,
knew as much as we did, and like us, seem
ed tacitly to say, ~g o on, if that will sat
We would not now say one word, to scare
them from their ill gotten gainings; if they
in peace would take and hide their steal
ings. But they have grown impudent and
bold. One would suppose that they deni
ed the right of the people to talk about
any one for Canal Coimnisioner, unless he
is one of their pimps or parasites. Their
saucy demands need , ga word of contradic
.‘Jakey" Hoffman, they call the Whig
Candidate for canal commissioner, and
have attacked his reputation as a man and
citizen. Out upon ye ! You object to Hof
man because you think him dishonest. If
your charge was true, you would all vote
Do you suppose the voters do not know
what you like. Have they forgotten the
Free Port aqueduct—have they forgotten,
the Cameronian, and the Ovenshire theiv
ing upon the Columbia Railroad—have
they forgotten the rip-rap theft of the west
Branch Canal—have they forgotten the
every day pickings and plunderings of the
Juniata Division —have they forgotten the'
Portage Railroad corruptions,—have they
forgotten the Bingham & Dock Railroad
case and fraud, and have they forgotten,
the ignorance, knavery, stupidity, and un
blushing corruption thatoomposes, controls,
and divides the spoils. with,• the. present
Canal Board; and knowing and remember
ing all these 'things, they know your oppo
sition to "Jakey" Hoffman is because-you
know-that ho is honest; and. you prefer a
man who has not nerve to do right, when
your bold blustorers bully him with brava
(in Jnlrav linfrman io hatrns.i
Voters, if you would vote for an honest
inau r vote for this very "Jakey" Hoffman.
We have written this much only as in
troduction to an extract from, the Lycom
ing Gazzette, a Loco Noce paper, that it
seems, is tco honest, to act with them in
this election, so far as canal influences are
Read it tax-payers. Then on Tuesday
next answer the question, whether you will
not vote for "Jakey" Hoffman instead of
the nerveless Hopkins.
From the 14 coming Gametic, a locofoco japer.
The Public Works.
How the Public Works are Managed—
The Difference between a Horse thief
and a Canal Thief.
We should like to know what measure
of oppression, what amount of fraud, would
be 'sufficient to arouse the people of this
State to a true sense of the danger in which
they are placed. The management of our
public works, for a long series of years,
has been characterized by tying, perjury,
robbing, stealing, swindling, and every oth
er species of great rascality and little ras
cality. At times, canal comtnisioners, en
gineers, supervisors and collectors have
been implicated in the most nefarious
transactions—transactions which, had they
taken place in the private walks of life,
would have stamped the offenders with
such iudellible marks of infamy as would
have excluded them forever from inter
course with respectable people. It would
seem, however, that a new school of ethics
has been established in this unfortunate
State. A canal officer may steal, with im
punity, thousands of dollars, wrung from
the hard earnings of our tax-payers, and
with the proceeds of his villanylie may
buy and build houeses. But let some poor
devil of a fellow steal a horse, or an ass,
or any animate or inanimate thing, and the
whole community will rise up as one luau to
obtain redress for the wrong committed
against the rights of property. The thief
is pursued, caught, tried, convicted, sen
tenced and imprisoned. NI he has commit
ted the greatest wrong against society—
the horse thief or the public robber 1 Why
is it that a distinction is made between a
poor thief and a rich thief? Why is it
that the purloiner of a fo.undered quadru
ped is incarcerated in a penitentiary for a
long term of years, and the purloiner of ' I
thousands of the people's money is retain
in office—rewarded with titles of honor
—and permitted to remain at the head of a
local party organization ?
If Sodom would have been saved, provi
ded five righteous Mil had been found with
in her walls; we think that there is suffi
cient honesty, intelligence, and independ
ence in the democratic party of old Lycom
ing to preserve it from it the festering em
brace of canal robbers.
Of all cants in this canting world, pre
serve us from the cant of Democracy and
Patriotism as it falls from the lips and
oozes from the pens of your trained office
holders and office beggars.
The article is long, and we have only
selected a few short paragraphs iu order
that the honest men of every party, may
be prepared to answer, under which flag
they will fight at the next election. An
swer like Freemen.
"Justice" must excuse us. His
communication is much too long. This is
our last issue before the election. Our
room is of importance. We have already
devoted a portion of our columns to the
saute object; and nobody seems sufficient
ly interested, to take part on the other
side. If our time would permit; we would
condense his communication, and give it a
place. We could have spared half a col
umn,—two columns was asking too much
now. IVe will promise "Justice" however
that we can aid his purpose at the proper
lime, and in a snore efficient way.
We have recieved the notice of the pro
celdings of Meetings hold by the Whigs in
Morris, Franklin, Warriorsmark, Union,
and Cass township.
The meetings were all said to have been
large and more than usually enthusiastic.
The speakers, at the first three were J. S.
Stewart, S. L. Glasgow, Jno. N. Prowell
and Dr. Wintrode, and at the last two H.
B. Swoope, D. Blair, Jacob Creswell and
Elias Smith, and we aro assured that their
speeches were effective for good. Our
want of room will not allow us to insert
them at length.
WANTED.—Four or five pounds of fresh
butter a week, or twice as much, deliver
ed every two weeks, from the Ist of No
vember till the Ist of May. Sixteen cents
a pound will be given for a good article,
and paid in 'hard money' if desired. Will
some of our friends bring us a sample, and
engage•to supply us during the winter ?
EFFECTS OF TARIFF.—The Tariff of
1846 sells small plastering nails, at 3 to 4
coats a pound. A Canal Tariff buys look
irons, bolts, and spikes, at from 5 to 9 ots.
Gen. Scott and the Germans.
There appears to be a systematic, organ
ized effort, on the part of Geo. Scott's en
codes, to fabricate and promulgate the
grossest, the vilest, and most heatless
slanders. They stop at nothing, loose no
opportunity, and take advantage of every
prejudice in the hope to snake their infa
mous calumnies effective.
Gen. Scott, during his short stay in Co
lumbus, Ohio, was waited upon by Judge
Heyl, on behalf of the German citizens,
and his attention was directed to a para
graph in the Westbote, a German paper,
printed in that city, which says that Gen.
Scott "tied to one tree, and flogged fif
teen Germans, while in the City of Mex
ico." The article, also, accuses him of
having "cruelly and unjustly hanged oth
The infamy of the charge, roused the
lion in old Churubusco; and in a speech, in
which he satisfies every man that he is a
ready, effective, and eloquent speaker, and
astonishes even his warmest friends, with
his powers as an orator, he publicly re
buked the calumniator. We give below,
two short paragraphs of that speech, that
our readers may see the style, the force,
and the impassioned eloquence of the
Christian, Hero, and Patriot. OUR re
gret is, that every man who loves truth and
right, could not read the whole speech.—
Having pronounced the charge a lie, he
proceeds as follows :
"Gentlemen, I dud, with a high hand,
sustain the law, which, with uprightness in
my heart, I determined to sustain. I did
hang for murder! I did hang for rape!
I did hang for treason ! and I flogged
thieves and pick-pockets! For, gentlemen,
let me again say, I not only carried with
me, but I resolved, with every resource I
could command, to sustain fearlessly and
effectually, is its virtue and its choicest
blessings, not only to my own command,
but to the defenceless and peaceful Mexi
cans, that civilization—yes, that Christian
civilization of which I was proud to believe
that army might appear a worthy represen
"But, gentlemen, I was no respecter of
persons, ✓lmerican or Mexican—native
born or foreign born—whoever knew the
law and obeyed it not—whoever, reckless
of his own responsibilities and the rights of
others, trampled under foot and set at
naught the law that was over all, I PUN
ISHED. I did hang for the crimes stated,
and I would have hung an hundred seekers
of innocetit blood and vialators of female
chastity, if so many had been the offenders!
And for this, perverted and misshaped, I
am made answerable to a charge against
which my every feeling revolts, and which
my whole nature and my whole life repel."
We have but to ask, Why must, so good,
so great, so pure, so deserving a man as
General Scott be thus defamed ? We an
swer, solely in the hope that such baseness
will further the election of a little, un
known, and undeserving New Hampshire
lawyer, to the Presidential chair.
Honest Crthluans ! Will you take side
with such wicked slanderers, for such a
Me CO:1311MM Soldiers Insulted.
"Can any Whi,, , r tell me why it is that
every soldier in the Mexican war, of any
distinction, supports Pierce and opposes
Scott.—From the Pennsylvanian.
Some where a day or two ago we saw
the above precious extract; and the thought
struck us at once, that this party that pro
fessed so much love for the ii i3olllllloll peo
ple;" did not earn much about the cons
mon soldier. The insinuation contained
in the question is destitute of truth. A
regiment of the soldiers of the Mexican
war could be drummed up, whose names
will shine as brightly as those of the thou
' sands dead, or the thousands living, who
would forgo every thing rather than not
vote for their kind and brave old comman
der, SCOTT. False as it is, however it
shows, what that party considers the char
acteristic of worth. Such soldiers, as
Pillow, and Cushing, are men of “distinc
' lion," while the toil-worn, and ill cared
for soldier, who stood amid the hail storm
of grape, canister, and musket balls, or
marched through the leaden sleet that
swept from the batteries of Moline del
I Roy, are not to noticed.
Oh you poor soldiers, who love your
old chief for his humanity, and his atten-
tion to your wants,—you who love him be
cause he thus evinced his love for you.—
You may go for Scott,' it dont amount to
any thing, you are of no "distinction."
Pierce is to get all the influence of the
"men of destinction." Your humble names
,would not be of any use to publish in the
newspapers, no body would know you!
Well honest and brave men, you of the
rank and file. There is a day coming
when you and "men of distinction
meet on a common level. Remember that
on election days, you are as much "icon of
distinction" as thel rich or great, and your
old commander relied on you, in more try
ing times than those. You did not cnn
J. &W. Saxton, and Col. Goo. Gwin,
are now opening a very extensive assort
ment of beautiful Fall and Winter Goods,
Hardware, Queensware, Boots and Shoea,
Hats, Caps and Groceries. We notice, in
addition to the usual variety, a number of
exceedingly rich Silk Dress Patterns, and
many other articles new and rare in this
market. We will give the advertisements
of these splendid goods next week.
rp3lany of our Meichants and Trades
men are in the city laying in their supply
of Fall and Winter goods.—ln a few days
they will be home with their wares, and
every want of the town and country richly
supplied. We need hardly tell our friends
where to go for BARGAINS. They
know that those who advertise always
sell the cheapest and best goods.
Vc An ounce of fact is worth a pound of the
ory : and the swarm of conclusive fitcts that clus
ter round that incomparable preparation, Boot
land's German Bitters, prepared I,y 1)1'. C. Al.
.Jackson, Philadelphia, establishing its value as a
tonic and restorative, are such as would prevent
incredulity itself from questioning its efficacy.—
In all cases of disease of stomach, whether acute
or chronic, it limy be reconunended for its sooth
ing, cordial, and renovating influence. Dyspep
sia, heart-burn, loss of appetite, minsea, nervous
tremors, relaxation, debility, &c, arc relieved, by
the Bitters in a very short space of time; and a
perseve once in their use never fails to work n
thorough cure. sept. 30.
On Tuesday Sept. 14th by Rev. S. 11.
Ried, Mr. GEORGE DErwiLEtt, to Miss
On Thursday 23d by the same, Mr,
ANDREW REIMER, to Miss JANE YOCUM.
On the same day, by the same, Mr.
JouN DEAnum to Miss Catharine lltur-
On the same day, by the same, Mr Jo-
SEPII ROSEBERAY to MISS SUSANNAII
On Wednesday Sept. 22nd by Rev. J.
B. Wells, Mr. SAMUEL. KURTZ, of MeCon
nelstown to Miss SARAII A. GREEN, of
In Huntingdon, at the Parsonage, on
Thursday Sept. 23d by the Rev. W. Leo
Spottswood, Mr. Win. R. STItICKLER to
Miss IlLizA JANE VANDEVANDER, all of
In Huntingdon, at Jackson's Hotel on
Thursday Sept, 23d, by the same, Mr.
Hugh S. J. OSSIAN of Blair Co., to Miss
SARAH A MUTERSBAUGH of this county.
In Huntingdon, on Thursday evening,
30th ult., by Rev. Lowman Hawes, the
Hon. GEO. TAYLOR, President Judge of
9th Judicial District, to Miss MARGARET,
daughter of Robert Stitt, Esq.
On Thursday 30th ultimo, by Rev. 8.
11. Reid, Mr. JAMES FLEMING to Miss
MARGRET HAMER, both of Alexandria.
On the 27th of Sept. at her residence,
in Porter township, after a long and severe
illness, Mrs. MARY ANDERSON, in the 68th
year of her age. The departed fell asleep
without a struggle; with a smile of peace
appearently resting upon her countenance.
0! death, where is thy sting? ‘ , O! Grave,
where is thy victory?"
On tlio Morning of the 20th ult., in
Shirleysburg, Huntingdon County, Pa.,
JAAIES HUDSON, aged 23 years, 9 months,
Mr. Mason, was cut down in the morn
ing of life; yet we trust that the end of
life was attained by him. He was devo
ted to the cause of God from the time that
he made a profession of religion in August
of 1852. His one aim was to please God
by obeying him in all his holy require
ments. His loss will be deeply felt. in the
family, in the Sabbath School and in the
Baptist Church, of which he bad been a
very active and useful member. But
their loss is his eternal gain. The Sab
bath before his death, when he heard the
Church Bell ring for Sabath School ho
said, "I shall shortly be in an Eternal
Sabbath School." And a short time be
fore Isis death he sang the verse :
"Let cares like a wild deluge comp
And storms of sorrow full
May I but safely reach my home
My God my heaven my all."
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And then he added as his last words--
"Now I see the way clearly." And he
, fell asleep in Jesus, in hope of eternal life.
And on the morning of the 21st., his mor
tal remains were conveyed to their resting
place in the bosom of mother earth until
the heavens are no more. In this solemn
event of Providence a voice addresses the
youth, "Remember now thy Creator"—
and prepare to meet tiey God." May it be
beard by all, and blessed, and sanctified
for the good of all. D. W
1,000 BOOK AGENTS WANTED,
TO SELL PICTORIAL AND USEFUL.
WORKS FOR TILE YEAR 1853,
$l,OOO Dollars a Year !
WANTED in ereq County in the United States,
active and enterprising mon, to engage in
the sale of some of the best Books published in tho
country. To men of good address, possessing
small capital of from $25 to $lOO, such induce.
malts will bo oflbred as to enable them to mako
floor $2 to $5 a day profit.
1W" The Books published by us are nit useful
in their cluira.qer, extremely popular, nod nom
mud large solos wherever they aro offered.
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