Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, June 29, 1853, Image 2
HUNTINGDON JOURNAL. Wednesday Morning, June 22, 1853. S. L. GLASGOW, Editor. CIRCULATION 1000. WHIG STATE TICKET: FOR CANAL COMMISSIONER, Moses Pownall, of Lancaster county, FOR SURVEYOR GENERAL, Christian Myers, of Clarion county. FOR AUDITOR GENERAL, Alexander K. McClure, of Franklin co, V. B. PALMEIt Is oar authorised agent in Philadelphia, New York and Boston, to receive advertisements; and any persons in those cities wishing to advertise in our columns, will please call on him. Agents for the Journal. The following persons we have appointed Agents for the lIIINTLNGDON JOURNAL, who are author ized to receive and receipt for money paid on sub scription, and to take the names of new subscri bers at our published prices. We do this for the convenience of our subscri bers living at a distance from Huntingdon. Jon W. THOMPSON, Esq., Hollidaysburg, SAMUEL COEN,East Barreo, GEORGE'W. Con:macs, Shirley township, JAMES E. GLASGOW. Clay township, DAstrni. TEAGUE, Esq., Cromwell township, Dr. J. P. Asncom, Penn township, Dr. H. L. BROWN, Cass township, J. WAILETIAX MATTE., Franklin township, SAMUEL STEFFEY, Jackson township, ROBERT M'BURNEY, 64 Col. Tx°. C. WATSON, Brady township, MORRIS BROWN, Springfield township, Wm. Hirrcnutsox, Esq., Watriorsmark tp., JAMES MCDONALD, Brady township, GEORGE W. Wuirr.uum, Petersburg, HENRY NEFF, West Barren. Joint BALSDACII, Maj. CHARLES MICKLEY.Tad township, A. M. BLAIR, Dublin townithip, GEORGE WILSON, Esq., Toll township, JAMES CLARK, Birmingham. NATHANIEL LYTLE, Esq., Spruce Creek. Joss N. SwooßE, Esq., Alexandria. B. F. WALLACE, Union Furnace. SIMEON Wiliam., Esq., Union township. DAVID CLARKSON, Esq. ' Cassville. SYMLEL Wicrrox, Esq., Franklin township. Dn. SPANOGLE, Shirlovsburg. DAVID Peanut, Esq., Warriorsmark. Davin Autumn; Esq., Todd township. Ser We have just received a large and handsome assortment of new and Fancy Job type, and are now prepared to do all kinds of Jobffork and advertising in the neatest style, at the quickest notice, and on the cheapest terms. • New Advertisements. )10... Our friend Robert Kyle, as will be seen try his advertisement in this week's paper, has taken charge of the "Black Bear Hotel," re cently occupied by David Rupert, and will be happy to have his friends call with him. Mr. K. is a clever man and possesses the elements of a successful landlord. We hope he will re ceive a large portion of public patronage be cause he richly deserves it. Mr. Kyle is also a sound whig. We have no doubt he will spare no pains to render full satisfaction. MS. A grand Indian Entertainment will be given in this Borough on next Monday, the 4th, and if any of our friends in the • Country have a desire to see the Indian perform some of the feats to which lie is accustomed in the wild woods of the Western Country, they had bettor be present. We have understood that the entertainment has given full satisfaction wherever it has been given. The Indian, with us here enjoying the influences of civilization and refinement, is quite a curiosity, and to see him stand on the ground where he stood cen turies ago, unmolested by the progressive spir it of the white man, will necessarily excite in the mind some sorrowful as well as romantic reflections. Those of our country friends es pecially who hare never seen an Indian ought to be present. They are under the care and direction of white persons who constantly ac company them. See their card in another col umn. le_ See the Card of our friend Dr. Griffith in another column. He offers his Professional services to the citizens of lluntingdon and ad jacent country. He has the reputation of be ing a well read and successful Physician. WY-There will be no paper issued at this office nest week. Our hands want a little re• creation—lt is also 4th of July times. Ate' The Hollidaysburg Register came to u s last week enlarged and otherwise materially improved. The Register is an excellent Whig paper, and deserves a liberal support at the bands of the Whigs in "little Blair." Friend Jones has our best wishes for continued pros- perity and any quantity of patronage. Kir We had the pleasure of seeing the oth er day, in the possession of Miss Julia Miles of this Borough, the following rare curiosities, brought by Charles Deputy (cad.) from Libe ria—Cane wood nut—a piece of the Cane wood in its natural state—a ring made from it—a Coffee nut—and root of the rice Ginger. gir Those of our citizens whose sidewalks are not already paved, are making arrange ments todoso immediately. This will be a great inprovement in our town and add materially to the appearance of its streets. This spirit of improvement should extend as far down at least as the Stone Creek Bridge, and if possible compel the proper authorities to erect a now one over that steam where the old one now stands. It is a burning shame to let that bridge continue in the condition it now is. No man can feel safe in crossing it. o r The Broadtop Railroad Directors met yesterday, the newly elected ones being present, but we did not learn before going to press, what action was had. Yesterday was also the day on which thirty-five miles of the road was to be put under contract, which was done we have no doubt. Quite a number of Contrac tors were present, all very genteel and reap.- table looking men. The town is throng this week—Huntingdon is certainly looking up.— We will give all the particulars in our next is• sue. Wm. R. Sadler, Esq.,of Adams county, formerly State Senator from the Adams. Di, trict, died on the 19th Mat. : of tly,entery. State Senator. Maj. Raymond of the Blair County Whig states in his paper of this week, that what we said in the Journal of last week, in regard to the State Senator, had been considered by some of the Whigs of Blair, ns not politic. Well, we have only to say that what we then said, we here endorse; and in regard to our having cast any unjust imputations on the characters of aspirants in Calabria or any place else, either politically or otherwise, we entertain no such opinion. The Editor of the Whig knows very well to whom we referred. We have nothing to say against Mr. Beyer; nor against Mr. Me- Cormiek, whose names we omitted last week. But we did understand that Mr. White opposed the election of GOv. Johnston and Gen. Scott, and if the did, which we did not say, we again repeat that there are many Whigs in this coun ty who would not vote fur him, if he would be nominated. If Mr. White did not oppose those distinguished men, and succeeds in securing the nomination for Senator, we are perfectly satisfied and will do all we can for his election. Does the Maj. wish to know what he said to as and another person, in reference to one of our candidates in this county? What kind of a COWIE is that? But we understand all this thing very well—next fall some people think there is another Congressman to be elec ted. The Maj. was down in our town a few days ago, and we presume received afew intima- Lions. And we would ask whether Blair Coun ty pursued the proper course, situated as she is, in electing conferees favorable to any man?— She even went so far as to select them favora ble to a man in another county, whercit is very doubtful, whether that individual will get the conferees or not? What kind of a course is this, Maj.? and what right has Blair county to dictate to the other two counties who shall be our next Senator. The Editor of the IVhig must remember that this county has some say in the matter. We are not at all disposed to do any thing to excite prejudice against any aspirant, no matter from what county he hails. The Editor of the Whig states that Mr. White has always been a consistent partisan and would make a strong candidate, and as a mat• ter of course, such a source can't be doubled.— Suppose Mr. White don't get the conferees of Cambria, what will Blair do then? Oh, of course she will go for the nominee I Well that will be right Major : and we will expect her to do it—just as we intend to do in Huntingdon. But we will stop for the present- Blair County Whig Convention, &o, This body met on Tuesday of last week, and made the required i oninations. James L. Gwin, Esq., was re-nominated by acclamation for the Legislature, and Lewis Williams, Esq., was re-nominated for the office of Register and Recorder. Mr. Gwin's nomination was strictly in ac cordance with the usages of the Whig party, and we rejoice to learn that his constituency appreciate his worth and feel the binding force of party custom. Since we can recollect any thing, we have personally known him and have never found him any thing else than an honest and correctly thinking man. There is no doubt of his election, which will only be addi tional evidence of the approbation of his con stituents, of the course he pursued last winter at Harrisburg. We feel confident, we aro not saying too much, when we affirm that there is not a Whig in this county who will vote against him. lie is not only an honest and sincere man in purpose, but is also intelligent and practical, which is what the people want in a Representative. The Whigs of Huntingdon county will do well by imitating the example of their brethern in Blair, and directing all their energies to the aecomplishmentof the one grand object—the success of the party. In regard to the re-nomination of Col. Whar ton, we would say, according to the custom of the party in this county, he is entitled to it andshould have it, unless his course lastsession, was sue,h that his constituents would be justified in with holding their support. We leave that to them, hoping that they will act with a special refer erence to the benefit of the party. They know as well as toe do, what the usages of the party are, and if the Col. has merited their. approba tion, we have no doubt he will receive it; and if his Legislative career has been in accordance with their wishes, we have no doubt the Whigs will give him a warm support. Quite a number of good men have already announced themselves for the office of Sherifi; any one of whom, if nominated, wo are satisfi ed, would command the entire vote of the par- ty. Their cards can be seen in another column of the Journal. We have also heard the names of several good and capable men mentioned in connection with the office of County Commissioner—Hen ry McCracken, of West, John Meitner, of Hen derson, and Benjamin Corbin, of Murray's Run have been mentioned in connected with the position, any one of whom would make a good Commissioner. .Several good men have also been named in connection with the office of Treasurer, who are firm Whigs and well qualified to discharge the duties of the station. Their cards can be seen in the Journal. The nomination of any of the above gentlemen ought to give general satisfaction and command the party vote. 111 Z" At the contemplated celebration of the 4th of July, at Springfield, Mass., it is said that a cavalcade of young ladies and gentlemen will be formed, dressed in old continental style, witn cocked hats, silk stockings, tights, knee buckles, powdered hair, pillions; &c. glir Our last accounts from IVillamsport, Md., are that the disease, supposed to be Chol era, has spread to an alarming extent. On the 19th, there were 12 new cases and 3 deaths. ear: The grand jury of Essex county, Mass., have indicted the Boston and Maine Railroad, for causing the death of the son of President Pierce, last full. It would be a curious fact if the entire company should he convicted of manslaughter, and sent to the Penitentiary. The Celebration at Huntingdon. Independence day will be ushered in by fi ring the usual salutes. The Juniata Fire• E ngine Company will parade at 5 o'clock, A. M. A procession will be formed at about 10 o'clock, and will proceed to "Beechen Glen," in the vi cinity of the borough of Huntingdon, where an Oration will be delivered by George Lippard, Esq., of Philadelphia. After the oration the company will partake of a dinner prepared for the occasion. The exercises of the day will be concluded by a brilliant display of fire-works, and a balloon ascension. We respectfully invite onr neighbors to come and participate iu the celebration. JURY MURRAY. CEO. W. GAIIRETSON, A. J. AFRICA, Euxuxo SNARE, J. S.M.nt !, AFRICA. COMIORU, ,/t FATAL Acemsor.—On Tuesday last, Sam uel Hoffman, Coroner of Montgomery co., held an inquest upon the body of a man named Henry Hoffman, at the hotel of Mr. Bush, in Whitemarsh township, that county. It appears that Mr. IL called at Mr. Ws house on the evening previous, and asked to stay all night, which request was granted. He was somewhat in liquor at the time, and was placed in n room on the third story. In the morning he was found dead, lying upon the pavement in front of the.house. It is supposed that some time during the night, he got out of the dormer win dow on the roof, from which he fell upon the roof of the piazza, and from thence to the ground. The verdict of the jury was in ac cordance with the above statement ; METHODIST EPISCOPAL TRACT SOCIETY.- The managers of this new institution held their second quarterly meeting at New York on the 16th inst. From the report then submitted by the Secretary, we learn that, though the Socie ty has only been organized six months, 13 auxiliary societies have been formed, including all the Atlantic Conferences, 6 agents for con ferences appointed, 10 colporteurs sent out, $9500 subscribed at conference sessions, of which $3BOO has already paid in, a catalogue of over 400 tracts provided, and a tract volume 'catalogue commenced which unmounted to over thirty volumes. Appropriations have been made for domestic, German and Scandinavian missions, far exceeding the receipts of the so- THE NORTHERN FISBERTES.—A statement appears in the Boston Transcript, vouched for by the editor from his personal knowledge, to the effect that, this season, some of our Amer ican fishing vessels will go forth to the fish eries armed and prepared to defend their rights under the treaty, as they understand them.— The same statement hat also appeared in other quarters; and the Boston Journal informs us that the fishermen are actuated by a deep feeling of indignation caused by the wanton injuries inflicted upon them last year by the British cruisers. CIIIME 15 BosTox.—The Grand Jury of Suffolk county, Mass., have made a presentment in which they state, as the result of their ex amination into the criminal calendar of Boston, that three-fourths of the crime committed there is caused by intemperance, and attributable, in a great degree, to the swarms of illegal dram shops infesting the purleins of-the city; and they severely rebuke the Mayor and Councils for not diminishing the evil. COLONIZATION.-The Governor of Connec ticut having in his last annual message called attention to the subjectof African colonization, the matter was referred to n committee which has reported in favor of an appropriation of $lOOO to aid the colored residents of Connecticut de- sirous of emigrating to Liberia. It is sincerely to be hoped that the Legislature may approve the recommendation. Damages Against Itailroads.-1.111 Camille' Varillal, a young lady in New Orleans, has re covered $l,OOO damages against the Carrolton R. R. Co., for injuries to her person, caused by a collision on the road, on the Sth of March last. Lewis B. Stone has recovered a verdict of $5,000 damages against the Hudson River R. R. Co.; for injuries to his person, caused by a collision on their road. Singular Place fbr a Swarm nf Bees •to Alight.—The Wheeling Gazelle, says a swarm of bees lit upon a young man named Fry, on Saturday evening, near the creek 'bridge, cov ering his head and face, and suspending them selves from his ears as if immense eardrops.— He took the affair very cooly, by assistance brushed them on into a nail keg, and sold them to a gentleman present for two dollars. Two stings was the extent of his injury. ges. The correspondence between Gov. Big ler of this State and Gov. Lowe of Maryland, in reference to the requisition for McCreary, the kidnapper of Rachel Parker, has been pub lished. Gov. Bigler's reply to Gov. Lowe's re fusal to deliver up the culprit is said to be a strong paper, completely demolishing the erode and sophistical demagogueism of the Maryland official. THE FIRST Magnetic Telegraph in Califor nia, is now in course of construction from Sac ramento to Nevada, via Auburn. The wire has also arrived at San Francisco for the main telepraphic line from that city to Marysville, via San Jose, Stockton, and Sacramento. BELLEFONTE, Pa., having been annoyed by wedding parties being serenaded with horse fiddles, cow bells, etc., by oands of ooung row dies, the borough council have passed a resolu lion to the effect that they will prosecute nil persons who may hereafter participate in such affairs. A MONUMENT to Sir Isaac Newton, atSt. Pe ter's Hill, England, is about to be erected, the town council of Grantham having given a site for the purpose and a donation of £lOO, and requested the Royal Society to take action on the subject. There are two other monuments to Sir Isaac Newton in England, one at West minster and one at Cambridge. A New Hampshire Fish Story.—The Man chester Mirror says that Messrs. Abram Brig ham, W. P. Newell, and Jos. M. Smith, of that city, visited too Northern waters in the neigh borhood of Warren last week, when they caught in part of two days, eleven hundred and thirty five brook trout. The Hon. THOMAS M. BIDIOUAUSE, member of Congress from the Dauphin and Lebanon district, (lied at his residence in Leba non, on the 18th inst. His loss is deeply la mented. • LAND WARRANTS LOCATED.—It appears from the Pension Office report that land war rants have been issued to the amount of nine millions nine hundred and thirty-five thousand three hundred and twenty acres. SPECIE STILL. GOING I—The steamer Cana• da sailed from Boston fur Liverpool on Wed• nesduy, with $641,000 in gold! bar Our friends in Shirleysburg will cele- brate the fourth on Saturday next, and we have no doubt it will be a rich affair, no they well know there how to appreciate a thing of that character, especially when It comes only once a year, and In addition, they are all liber- al hearted people. John Williamson, Esq., of this Borough, has been invited to deliver the oration, and we learn he has accepted. Our friend Janis some on the stump at any thing, and the good people 4 Shirley can expect A Sensible Looofooo. George Roberts, of the Boston 'Fizzles, though an incorrigible Locofoco of the Young America stripe, is, withal, a shrewd and sensible fellow, and not to be humbugged by the ridiculous pretensions of other Locofoco journals that the Whig pariy,is dead. Ile says, in a late num ber of tlukTimes : "There is an abundance of Whig material scattered over the country. A party which throw a million and a half of votes at the last Presidential election, needs only good leader. ship to be converted into a political engine•of incalculable power. It is particularly so from the workings of our mode of electing a Presi dent. The Whig papers have already process that a change of some thirty thousand votes last November would have elected General Scott. The history of Mr. Polles Administration shows how unwise it is to think that the Whigs are extinguished because badly beaten—as shown by the fact that, at its close, in 1818, the De mocrats were totally routed." The Vermont Looofooo State Convention, Was held on Thursday. The nominating Committee reported the following names as candidates for State officers: Hon. John S. Robinson, of Bennington, for Governor. Jefferson P. Cidder, West Randolph; for icutenant Governor. J. A. Page, of Montpelier, fur Treasurer. The resolutions were brief. The first de clares in favor of the principles of the great re publican party of the Union. The second de dares approval of President Pierce's inaugural address, as eminently sound, judicious, and democratic, and that thus far lie has adminis tered in accordance thereto. The third is against the narrow policy which would have limited the United States to Massachusetts and and Connecticut and the Providence planta tions, and declares for any territory on this continent, or adjacent islands, when it can he done regarding the rights of the nations and the honor of our own. The fourth and last is against the Whig government of Vermont, and calls for reform in public expenditures, and the correction of other abuses. Cure for Hydrophobia. The season of Hydrophobia is at hand, and we shall doubtless becOedupontochronieleere long thedeaths of several fellow-beings by this most torturing, horrible malady. Haifa dozen specifics for its cure have been given to the public from time to time, yet we do not remem be that one single ease of confirmed rabies has ever been-cured within the last dozen years.— Still, we are confident that, in the Providence of God, there is for every hoe an antidote, nod it becomes men to 'prove all things' until the re medy for Hydrophobia shall have been discov ered and universally made known. A corres pondent of The Nistioaal Era writes front Mil bury, Mass., as follows: "I am now in ray 80th year, and have ob tained what information I could, both front oh- serration and critical study. It has lately been discovered that a strong decoction made of the bark of the root of white ash, when drank as a medicine, will cure the bite of a mad dog. This, undoubtedly is owing to the fact that rat tlesnakes can be made more easily to crawl over live fire coals than white ash leaves; and they are never found in the forests where the white ash grows. Would it not be advisable for druggists in-our large towns and cities to keep constantly on hand a medicine prepared from the roots of the ash ? it might be the means of saving some valuable lives from a sudden nod painful death." Order of the Supreme Court, June 21. '53. It is ordered that the cases for argument in the Middle District shall be hereafter held in the following order, and that appeals, certiorar is and writs of error shall be returnable in ac cordance with this arrangement, to wit: 1. Cases from Lancaster, York and Adams, on the first Monday of the term. 2. Cases from Mifflin, Huntingdon, Mar, Centre, Clearfield and Clinton, on the second Monday of the term. 3. Cases from Cumberland, Perry, Juniata, Bedford, Franklin and Patton, on the third Monday of the term. 4. Cases from, Berks, Dauphin and Lebanon, on the fourth Monday of the term. P. C. SEDGWICK, Proth'y. MARRIAGE CUSTOMS IN ENGLAND-The pres ent fashion in England at marriages is to have heaps of bridesmaids. Lady Edith Hastings, who was married to Fred Clifton, had eleven bridesmaids, all attired in white musling dross es over pink silk, with pink silk hornets trim med with white lilac. Each had a boquet, or namented with pink ribbons. The bride wore a dress of Honiton lace over poult do soie, a wreath of orage flowers on her head, and a Honiton lace veil over her shoulders. In Eng land, except in very rare instances, all marri ages take place in church, between the hours of 8 in the morining and 12, at noon. COPPER MINES IN 0 EORCIA.--The copper mania speculation is raging in Georgia, and the last Dalton Times says: In Murray county they have gone perfectly wild. The farmers, many of them at least...have left their farms to search for mines. The Co huita Mountains are almost alive with them.— Lots in Murray and Whitfield counties that have always been dull sale at $5, (being moun tain lots) cannot now be bought for any pri,e, owing to the copper mania. Operations are about to be commenced on a mine two miles from Dalton, and it is said there is no doubt that copper, silver and lead, abound in that vicinity. SW Our Whig friends of Dauphin county met in Convention on the 20th inst., and pla ced in nomination a County ticket for their sup- port at the October election. The whole tick et, the Harrisburg Whig papers state, gives en_ tire satisfaction and promises to receive the united support of the party. Perfect harmony prevailed in the Convention, although each candidates' claims were zealously urged. This was right and it is the wuy all Whig nomina tions should be made. We hope the whigs of Huntingdon county will will adopt the same policy at their coming Convention; however, as yet, we anticipate no difficulty. Lott Berg stresser and George J. Hummel were nomina ted for the Legislature; and David Fleming, Esq.. for Prosecuting Attorney. FOREIGN COAL IN New YORK.-Tho follow ing is an estimate of the amount of bituminous coal imported front England and colonies into New York for eighteen mouths: Tons. Manhattan Gus Light Company, 35,000 New York Gas Light Company, 25,000 Brooklyn Gas Light Company; 5,000 Albany, Troy and Newark, 5,000 70,000 River manitilteteried, 10,000 City du 10,000 Families, 10,000 Total, 100,000 This, at $lO a tun. would amount to just $l,. 000,000. Foreign Railroad Iron. During the last week there were imported into New Yark 41,710 railroad bars, valued at $302,605. The comparative imports of this ar ticle are as follows: Bars. Value. From Jan. 1 to June 11, '53, 201,883 :32,231,877 Do. Do, '52, 178,991' 673,399 Increase 51 months. 122,889 $1,578,478 If the sound _American policy had been in. vogue, the whole of this iron might have been made by our own people, from our own mines, and the two and n quarter millions of dollars sent abroad to support foreign labor have been expended among our own citizens. The above from the Baltimore American is very correct as far no it goes; but it don't incul cate the whole lesson taught bi the statement on which it-is founded. The gums given fur nish the most conclusive proof of the utter ful ly of the advalorem system of levying duties, as now practiced under the Tariff of 1816. While the amount of iron imported has increas ed by the enormous disproportion of 140 per cent. Under the ad valorem system, we not only have purchase our railroad iron abroad, but RS it increases in price there, we have to pay n proportionably heavier duty on its im portation—as it falls abroad, the duty levied upon it by the Government diminishes. When railroad bars cost about $3,70 in England, the duty exacted by our Government at 30 per cent., was $1,121 cents—now that the bars cost $7 apiece in England, the Government impo ses a tax of $2,10 on each one. Such is the boasted "poor man's Tariff" which taxes him heaviest when ho has to pay most—and light est, when he has the least to pay. If this is not reversing the natural order of things, we are incapable of comprehending the matter.— Now that bars are at ti;7 each in England and the duty $2,10 More,—the prices of the other kinds of iron being of course affected in the same proportion—our extinguished forges, fur naces and rolling-mills are being relighted, and new ones are being crected,• but let the price abroad go down again to $3,70 and the duty to sl,l2l—making all the difference hi the price of each single bar between $9,10 and 4,871 or nearly one-half—and then what will become of our iron manutimtures7 Clearly, we are left completely at the mercy of the foreign . manu factures and the fluctuations in the foreign manufactures and the foreign market; and it is patently impossible that any steady and relia ble business can be established under such a state of things. Matters look very favorable and flourishing now; but the whole interest re poses on a quicksand, which may swallow it up at almost any moment. Under the Whig poli cy of a specific duty, these things would not be so. The duty would not vary with every change in the market. The Government would al ways get the same sum—the manufacturer would have nothing to contend with but the changes in the market itself; depending upon the natural law of demand and supply, and ho would neither he inflated by the rise, nor pros trated by the fall abroad. However, we sup pose that the people, like Galli°, "care for none of these things," and we hope that they may not be rudely aroused from their state of apa thy and indifference.—Vork. Republican. American Sunday School Union. TWENTY-NINTII ANNIVERSAM-The 29th an niversary of this Institution, whose work lies at the foundation of all our religious charities, was held in Philadelphia, May 17, 1853. From the exhibit made on the occasion, it appears that the principal receipts and expenditures for the year were as follows: Recet:pts.—s2l7,ol4 63; of which $52,351 58 were donations, and $8,082 67 legacies; $150,- 875 57 for sale its payment of debts, &c.; from tenants rentinf , ° rooms of the Society, $2,353 01; loans $3,35180; balances from last year, $3,- 073 31. .Expenditures.—Salaries and expenses of ono hundred and sixty-nine missionaries and agents, and donations of books to destitute Sunday Schools, &c., $60,662 71; for stereotype plates, $4,527 15; copyrights and editing, $2,610 39; engravings, $3,288 07; paper, $47,111 27; printing, $16,193 24; binding, $51,621 73; Bi bles and Testaments bought, and miscellaneous hooks purchased to fill orders, $8,721 89; inter est on moans, $2,513 17; salaries of secretary, superintendent of book store, hook keeper, salesman, clerks and' aborers, $9,598 62; maps, coloring, &c., $B7O 32; custom-house duties, freight, boxes, postage, &c., $2,823 34; aver tismg, stationery, fuel, &c., $51,049 66; taxes, insurance, &c., $1,147 52; loans paid, $2,000; miscellaneous items, $5,234 41; balance of cash on hand, $ll5 45. The Society is now indebted for paper, bind ing, &c.; $27,112 88; which, added to the am ount of loans bearing interest, $38312 09, ex hibits a total ' , .adebtedness of $65,424 97. The amount of stock of paper and books is $103,- 241 73. SUNDAY 'SCHOOL Missumniss.—One hund red and fifty-seven of these laborers have been employed for various periods of time, in twen ty-lour different States and Territories. These Sunday school missionaries have established 1704 now schools, and have visited and revived 2,398 other schools, altogether embracing 29; 997 teachers and 193,350 scholars. They have distributed by sale and donation, $30,895 worth of religious books, chiefly fur children and youth. The Sunday School Journal and Youth's Penny Gazette, are published as formerly; and, in order to increase the usefulness of the latter, and to bring it within the reach of all, the price of subscription has been reduced to ten cents per annual, where one hundred copies and over are taken. Georgia. The State Bights' faction of the Democracy triumphed at the recent State Convention, and on the 58th ballot, lion. Herschell V. Johnson, Esq., (U. S. Senator, and a prominent Sem siomst,) was nominated for Governor by the following vote—on the 58th ballot Johnson re ceived 205; Henning 1. Whereupon on motion, it was attempted to confirm the nomination by a unanimous vote, but the telegraph does not inform us whether this was successful or not. Hon. Thomas J. Burney, of Morgan, presided over the Convention. Governor Cobb's name was not before the Convention, but H. R. Jack. son, "Union," his brother-in-law, was used in the earlier ballottings, but it appears to have been dropped on the final ballot, the "Union. ists" scattering their votes on Haralson and other candidata'. A correspondent of The Thomaactile Watch man, writing from Magnolia, the county site of Clinch county, mentions the fact that Thomas Telfair Long has been nominated for Congress, by the constitutional Union party of that coun ty, and has accepted the nomination. Hon. Francis S. I3artow, of Savannah, Ga., and Mr. Seward, of Thomas, will probably be the opposing candidates for Congress in the Ist District—the former no a Union Conservative Webster Whig, and the latter as a quondam Whig but latterly a Secession Southern Rights' Democrat, if we have not forgotten his "ante cedents." lion. David J. Bnily 'State Rights Member from the ;Id District, is the "Democratic" no minee tbr re-election. The friends of Col. Murphy charge fraud and deception and trickery upon his opponents, in the ..4th District nominating Convention, and threaten a mutiny against the decree of that body. he "Condiitutional ntion," of Marietta, demurs to the nomination of Dent and hoists the name of Murphy—thus giving another in. stance of the "slabbing off' propensity of Geor gia Politicians. DQFQAT OF TUE AGWE LAW.—The designs of the temperance tblks hare again been de feated in Connecticut. A bill, passed on the Maine law, was on Thursday so amended in the House of Representatives of that State, as to give town and city authorities power to li- cense the sale of liquor, and in this shape the measure was adopted by a maj orily of tea. ARRIVAL OF THE NIAGARA, COTTON UNCHANOPED-PLOUR ADVANCEM EASTERLY DIFFICULTIES STILL UNSETTLED. Tho Porte to be Sustained by the Fneish and French Fleets. The Sultan Arming Against the Russians. Nearly Hall a Million Turks in Arms. HAIFAX; June 22d. The Royal Mail Steamship Niagara arrived ere this forenoon, with Liverpool dates to the Ith hut. England. Mr. Layard has brought a motion np in Par liament, callin g for information in relation to the attitude of Russiatowards Turkey. The members of Parliament from Clare and Durham have been unseated in consequence of the charges of bribery having been sustain. The Oxford University has conferred the de gree of Doctor of Laws upon the Hon. Joseph R. Ingersoll, Minister from tho United States. Bishop I%ldb/sine has had a similar compli. ment conferred upon him. The ship &leant., of Boston, has gone ashore near the Isle of Man, but her passen gees were all landed in safety. Lord Shaftsbury had presided at a meeting, held in Loudon, for ameliorating the condition of the fugitive slaves in Canada. At Floyd's the rate of insurance upon risk to Russian and Turkish ports have been increas ed from 10 to 30 shillings. A judgment has been given in the Court of Admiralty from 41200 against the ship Gyp soy, bound from Charleston for Liverpool, as salvage for rescuing her when off Holyhead, in Febunry lost. • Immense hostility has been excited in Ire land against the proposed bill for the inspection of nunneries. The grain crops in England and Ireland are ,romising. France. The opinions of the leadin,„.o. journals favor the idea that war will be avoided, but n'everthe less, the funds are agitated, and closed at a dc• cline. Changarnier denies that he offered his servi ces to the Porte. ' ' ' The Moniteur announces that the French noel English fleets have been formally offered to sustain the Porte. and immediately proceeded to the Dardaneles. The Monitenr, however, hopes that the affair will be amicably adjusted. Abdel Kader has applied for permission to return to France. Bavaria. The King of Bavaria has offered to net as mediator between Austria and Switzerland. Austria. It is the general belief at Vienna that the Turkish, Swiss, and Sardinian difficulties are all amicably settled. ...... A special Minister has been sent from Wien• at to Constantinople. An Austrian camp is forming in Moravia. Spain. It is rumored that the recall of Gen. Canada From Cuba has been contradicted. Prussia. General Groken has left Berlin on a special mission to Constantinople. The King has not officially recalled the Prus- sians from the Turkish service. ' Varego, an advocate of Pcsth, has been ar rested for maintaining a correspondence with Kossuth. Sardinia. The Sardinian House of Deputies have been considering the propriety of reducing the im port duty on cotton one half, and also have de. bated a bill relative to the Transatlantic Steam ship Company. It was expected that the Gov ernment would contribute 14,000 francs yearly, Sicily. The free importation of breadstuffs into Si- cily has been permitted in vessels belonging to Susie and Sicily. Russia and Turkey. The Russian army, had not moved to the Pruth at the latest dates. Letters from Petersburg state that the Em peror's course on the Turkish question was generally approved. The Turks and Greeks in Syria and Turkey fully approved of the Sultan's course. Volun tary subscriptions were being made by his sub jects towards arming the country. THE LATEST. The nth-ices were considered decidedly less favorable for the maintaining of peace. The messenger sent from St. Petersburg to Constantinople had no discretionary power giv en to him, but simply was charged with the Czar's demand for the Porte's acceptance of Prince Menschikon ultimatum in eightdays, or submit to the consequences. Meantime the Po•te is actively engaged in malting every pre paration for the defence of his dominions. Forty thousand choice troops were ready, and had received orders to attack the Russians if they attempt to cross the river Prtith. Mustaplin Pasha offers to raise 222,000 Aga mans to march against the Russians. The present Ottoman forces muster 139,000 regulars and n fleet of 1500 guns, besides 6 steamers and 22 smaller craft. The total laud force organized is 449,000 men. Satisfaction .has been accorded to the U. States Minister, respecting the imprisonment of Mr. Consul King. The Very Latest. LoxnoN, Saturday, June 11, A, 11.--No ac counts have come to hand of the advance of the Russians. The Porte has addressed a note to the Croat Powers, defending the course pursued by hire towards Russia, and setting forth that certain concessions will be made to Christians, to re move all just grounds of complaint. The Late Anti-Bible Convention A Hartford correspondent of the Springfield Republican says of this Convention: "As an effort against the Bible, it was con temptible. As far as we heard, there was not an argument of any force adduced that was not stale with age, and that has not been answered again and again. There was a fishing up from the stagnation and putrefaction of Paine's old arguments, and they were brought out all seething with his foam. As a matter of hones ty, however, it would have been, more credita ble to have recognised the paternity of the ide as. Hours were spent on assertions that a tyro in theology and theoloaic history could have answered, and the speakers must have calcula ted on a pretty wide margin of auditoria' ig norance. Judging from appearances, as far as their own followers were concerned, they did not reckon without their host. "on the whole, we do not feel disposed to re. Bret this Convention. The Bible will survive it. It has survived shocks compared with which this is a mosquito bite. More than fifty years ago, Paine closed his examination of the Bible thus: have gone through the Bible as 'a man would go through a wood with an axe 'en his shoulder and fell trees. Here they lie, 'and the priests, if they can, may replant them. They may, perhaps, stick them in the ground, hut they will breach• make them grow. "Pmxs has gone; but the Bums stands.— And Paine saw the hour wlwit ho would have given his soul fir a stand upon that Bible. We commend the lessons for the reflection of oth ers." far Tho New York Legislature has passed the Canal project, as well as the Pacific Rail road, and Niagara Ship Canal hills. In pas sing the first mentioned bill the Locofoco ma jority of the Logisluturo have tacitly acquies ced in the wisdom of tho position taken by the Whig party of that State, two years rtFo. and firmly maintaim,l it evoi. ly innint NEWS BY TELEGRAPH, Shipunwk.—ne I'Lhery Que.rtion, Boston, June 22,--The ship John C.Culhoun, of Bath Me., from New Yurd fur St. John is ashore nt Musquash, in the Bay of Fundav, is suppssed to be wracked. She is insured in three Boston offices for $30,000._ The Halifax papers of the nth, state that the Fishery question is assuming greater im portance since a French cruiser has driven oil' a British vessel from part of the coast suppo sed to belong to England. The French evince a disposition to reclaim their ancient rights, which it is supposed, will have an important bearing upon the question of American and British rights. Two armed vessels sailed front Halifax fur New Fouudland, it few days since. The Legislature of Prince Edward's Island has been dissolved, and a new general election will take place on the 1•lth of July. Trouble in the Democratic Camp in Km Ilampgh&e. Boston, Tone 21.—The Concord Patriot, of this morning, contains a bitter article, of tour columns, in reply to Mr. Burke's censures on President Pierce, in his letter addressed to the Democrats of the State. • It characterizes his statements as malignant falsehoods and arro gant threats; accuses him of cowardice, and calls him a belly and an assassin, which traits the Patriot thinks he exhibited when he attack ed the President through a committee in the Democratic Convention, and failed to sustain himself before that body. The Patriot says Burke's course is to be attributed to his failure to obtain a lucrative office. The Strike al lice Cumberland Coal IfThee. Baltimore ; June 23.—The Cumberland Al leghenian says that little or nothing has been done the past week at the Coal Mines, on ac count of the strike. The effort to compromise the matter has been partially successful, and most of the miners have re aumcd •work, at an advance of 3 cents per ton. The total amount of coal forwarded during the past week is but 7,521 tons. The Maine Law in Connecticut. Hartford, June 25.—The Maine Law bill in the House of Representatives was defeated to day, by an amendment strikin,, ,, out all after the enacting clause, and inserting a bill giving the authorities of the towns and cities the pow er to issue licenses for the sale of liquors. Thu amendment was accepted by the casting vote of the speaker, and the bill passed by is large majority. Hot Weatlier.—Deallm from Heal. Baltimore, June 23.—This has been the hot test day of the season in thin city. There were six deaths from exposure to tIW sun, besides two from the same cause yesterday. New Fork Legislature. • Albany, Sane 26.—The Senate at its session yesterday afternoon, passed the bill creating a Boned of Commissioners of Pilots, and also the bill for the education of the Tonawanda Indi ans. The chances for the Maine Law are brightening. The Canadian .Iliaidep Montreal, June 23,—Several changes in the Canadian Ministry are announced. Hon. Mr. Ross is to he appointed Attorney General; Hon. John Ralph, President of the Common Council and Bereau of Agriculture; Hon. Mr. Cameron, Postmaster General, and Mr. Morrison, Solidi. tor General. The Auto Orleans Negro Agitators. Kew Orleans, June 23.—The white man Dysen, and the slave; Albert, charged with in stigating the recently discovered plot in this city, have been held for trial before the District Court. Saspseiaus l'eue7B. New Orleans, Juno M.—A despatch front Balize says that two suspicious looking vessels, armed to the teeth, went to sea to-day, destina tion unknown. Georgia IVldy Convent4ni, Charleston, June 21.—The Whig State Con vention of Georgia nominated Jenkins, 'for Governor on the first ballot- The Conven tion was fully tatended,harinottious and enthu- siustic. Aim/atm/it of Capita/ Punishment. //art/Ord, June 25.—The bill abolishing Capitaf punishment iu thio State has passed the Senate. The House Liquerficense bill has alSo passed the Senate. Arrival of Califinwia Steamers. New Orleans, Juno 25.—The steamship Pampero arrived here yesterday, with Califor. nia dates to June Ist, which were anticipated by the arrival of the Northern Light at New ork. The steamship .Falcon arrived here to-day with the California mails-and 60 passengers, bringing $40,000 in gold. She reports that the Georgia left Aspinwall on the 19th, for N. York, with $2,800,000 in gold dust. The Uni on also sailed for N. York the same day, via Kingston. Steamboat Disaster—Six Lives Sost. Baltimore, June 2G.—The New Orleans pa. pees of Monday last were received hereto•night. The steamer Wayne exploded her boiler at Newborn, N. C., ou Sunday last. Five moo and one woman, all negroes, comprising the crew, were killed. The boat was badly what. tend, and afterwards sunk. Steanatoul Explosion—Fire Persons Killed. Detroit, June 24.—0 n Wednesday morning the steam propeller Challenge, bound down from Chicago, exploded her boiler when 20 miles below Mackinaw, killing five of the crew, and severely wounding several others. The stern of the bout was entirely destroyed, and she sank in five minutes. There were some 15 passengers on board, who were picked up by the North Star, trans ferred to the propeller Bocephalus, and brought to this port. • The Challenge was entirely new, and was on her first trip round—owned by H. H. Strong & Capt Hart, of Detroit, and fully insured. Tragical Affair atWashington. WASHINGTON, June 11—Andrew J. Morri son, of thts city, shot his wife Fanny, and a dry goods clerk named W. H. Hester, this af ternoon; under peculiar circumstances. There are various conflicting accounts. The most re liable are that Morrsson, who had been mar ried about six months to a . young and handsome wife, and suspecting an improper familiarity wills others, told her to-day that he should leave town this afternoon, Isis object being to throw her off her guard. His wife the story goes, no tified Hester of the supposed absence of her husband, and he subsequently called upon her at her lodgings on Pennsylvania avenue. Mr. Morrison, meanwhile, having watched their movements, sprang upon them suddenly, and finding thesis so his chamber, both en dishabil le, instantly drew a revolver, and fired three or four shots, one of which took effect upon Hes ter, the bull passing through his body and pro diming a wound of a very critical nature. An other bull passed through the arm and side of his wife, wounding her seriously but not don. gerously, Mr. Morrison immediately gave him self up to the authorities and was committed to answer. Hester being informed by tho physi cian that he might not survive but a few niin utes, made a statement to Capt. Coddard to the effect that he had no criminal intention. yet failing fully to account for being caught in such a predicament. 0- On Saturday weei, a man named Solo. mon Bray, who was intoxicated, sat down ou the railroad track near Cumberland, Md., and fell asleep, when the cars ran over him and hod, .! the milt.