Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, December 07, 1853, Image 3

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ego Nothing 'special from Congress 'yet.
The lady who "stood 00 her dignityl;
came very near loosing her balance.
D2' Tho Pennsylvania Legislature will con•
vette on the third day of January.
C'Z' The Maine Law went into operation in
Michigan, on the scaondinstant.
Ittir Never speak ill of your neighbor behind
his back—the man who does thin in a coward.
dr The young lady who fal in love has just
been pulled out, by a daring fellow who sue
ev3ifully struggled with the world.
rNo man can possibly improve in any
company, for which he has not respect enough
to be under some degree of restraint.
"Joseph M. Stevens, Esq., the Whig
Treasurer elect, Will take charge of the official
ditties about the first of January proximo.
Cam. Our devil says our eat carries a high
tail, and the reason he gives is, its skin is too
short on its back. That seems very reason
CCr It tried to grow lost week, but it
ecuid'ot quite make it, because the atmosphere
was'ut in order. W hope it will succeed the
next time,
tar There in a man in Troy, so mean that
he wishes his landlord to reduce the price of
his board, because he has had two teeth ex
Moral Fact Worth Remembering—every
time you avoid doing that which is wrong, you
increase your inclination to do that which is
Lia. The Rev. Mr. limes administered the
Sacrament of the Lord's Supper, on last . Sob.
tatb, to the communicants of the Presbyterian
congregation of this town.
ar Kissing a pretty girl "down South," a
young gentleman asked her what made her so
sweet. "Oh," she replied, in utter innocence.
"my father is a sugar
.planter l"
Cr A female writer says: "Nothing Jocks
worse on a lady than darned stockings." Al.
low us to observe-that stockings which need
darning look much won,: than darned ones.
Tile Uses of Iron—among the articles which
the French have sent to this country, in a new•
styled arm chair, for parlor use, formed of fine
iron wires, woven together spirally.
The erection, of the County Poor House,
located within sight of the town of Shirleys
burg, is progressing under the care and auspi
cos of Dr. Lightner, the Contractor—it is un•
der roof.
a' An editor somewhere in the West, has
become so hollow from depending on the print.
ing business alone for bread, that he proposes
to sell himself to some gentleman, to be used
as a stove-pipe.
or Lord Holland told of a man remarkable
for absence of mind, who, dining once at a
shabby repast, fancied himself in his own
hobs°, and began to apologize for 'tho wretch.
edncss of the dinner.
e i r Sheriff Greenland, with his family, has
taken up his abode within the walls of our
County Jail—not however, as a criminal or
felon, but as a gentleman and an honest, wor•
thy citizen of our town.
CiT' A band of men, it is said, appeared at
one of the election districts in Cumberland
County, Pennsylvania, • with bottles slung
Around their necks, as a manifestation of their
aati•Muine Law feelings.
Da. Mr. Kelly, the Baptist clergyman or
the Shirleysburg congregation, was ordained
to the Holy Work of the Ministry, on last
Thursday, the first instant, in the presence of
a large and respectable audience.
ar Better that we should err in action than
wholly refuse to perform. The storm is so .
much better than the calm, as it declares the
presence of a living principle. Stagnation is
something scorns than dentin. It is corruption
'till that nature has prescribed moat he
good; and ns death is natural to us, it is tibsur
iity to fear it. Fear looses its purpose when
we are sure it cannot preserve us, and we
should draw a resolution to meet it, from the
impossibility to escape it.
er "I know no such thing as genius," said
Hogarth, to Mr. Gilbert Cooper; "genies is
nothing but labor and diligence." Sir Lane
Newton said of himself, that "if he had ever
been able to do anything, be had eflected it by
patient thinking only."
IM.The man in town who has been in the
habit of lying about his neighbors, is still at
his dirty work. It would cause a .dusk in his
face, if the truth should happen sometime to
slip from the end of his tongue, in the presence
of company. Poor homanity
ItTr Impulsive pee* make very good sod
diers, hut, bad generals. It is not going
ahead, but going ahead properly, that converts
the sergeant's shoulder-knots into the Major-
General's epaulettes. Remember, time con
verts the mulberry leaf info satin.
gr We need a better direction of human
talent and Christian •enterprise. Our lyrics
are of war, pleasure, strife, partisanship. They
should be of God and humanity, peace, free
dom, pui:ty, love. God asks for every faculty
of man as his own, and claims dominion over
every sphere of life.
er Amon with enormous feet was measured
for a pair of hoots, and inquired of the man
when he would have them finished? '•l3y
Wednesday, if it does not rain," was the reply.
"If it does not rain? What has 'rain to do with
the boots ?" "Why,do you suppose I could build
' a pair of boots for your feet in the house ?"
'The lady who had her petticoat on
'wrong end up the other day, walking the street,
discovered her mistake a few hours afterwards
by seeing tho draw string trail on the ground.
Oar devil thinks she had company the night
before, and got up the next televising before she
had her eyes properly open. That's logic for
stir It is the duty of a partizan paper to
watch the official conduct of those whom the
party places in office or power, exposing every
act which is contrary to the nature of their po
sitions—and in accordance with this, we will
have to come down on some of our county of
ficials some of these days "like a thousand of
gib - Learn to play on some musical instrn•
meat. It will prove a great source of pleasure,
and add vastly' to the social institution. We
know a man who can get op a week's stock ?f
happiness . wills "Old Hundred," on a penny
Jew's harp, nod another who is never in so
great raptures as when serving something like
"Yankee Doodle" on n two string four-and
sixpenny fiddle.. Music it n great discovery.
Vor hatching happiness, it is not sue passed,
except by a very pretty wife, stewed oysters,
or a Fir'-;qr. crtv,tt , ered in Wethertfiet-.t
aining Anterica-.-"my non," said a donting
father, who was about taking his son into busi•
ness„ "what shall be the style of the new firm?"
"Well, Governor," said the one•and•twenty
youth, looking up in the heavens to find an
answer. "I don't know; but suppose we have it
'John 11. Samplin & Father.'" The old gentle.
man was struck with the originality of the idea,
btit could not adopt it.
Absence of Mind—a Bath paper mentions
an amusing ease of absence of mind, which
was witnessed near that city a few days since.
An elderly lady was promenading with a small
hcarth•brush in her hand, believing it to be a
parasol; nor did she discover her mistake un_
tit she attempted to put it uq as a protection
again4t. the rays of the sun.
P. Hawes; Pastor of the Presbyterian Congre•
gation of Huntingdon, resigned the charge of
the same on last Sabbath, immediately after
c ommunion, in the presence of the "members,
and of course the Congregation is again vacant.
He purposes, in a short time, taking a tom• to
Europe and Asia, on which he expects to be
absent about nine months.
Agents for the Journal.
The following persons we have appointed Agents
fur the fluxTiNooom JOURNAL, who are author
ized to receive 1111,1 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 nor subscri
bers living IQ a dktituve from Huntingdon.
Jone W. Tnomcsom, Esq., Hollidaysburg,
SAMUEL CONN, East Brinell,
• Gm° icor: W. CORNELIUS, Shirley township,
JAMES GLASOOW. Clay township,
DANIEL. TEAGUE, EST, ClDDlweil township,
Dr.J. Y. Asncom, Penn township,
Dr. 11. L. BROWN. Casa township,
WAREHAM MATTERN, Franklin township,
C./1. Joo. C. WATSON. firmly township,
Moms Bitowx, Springfield township.
WM. HUTCHINSON, Esq., Warriors:nark tp.,
▪ McDomxt.o, Brady township,
Many NEFF, West Barren.
Jolts; BAL.. it, Wit writ rent,
Maj. CHARLES MICRLEY. Tod township,
A. M. BLAIR, Dilhiin township,
He:ono': Wautox, Esq., Tell township,
JA Ci,Aun, Birmingham.
N1,11.,11:1. LYTLE. Dig, Spruce Creek.
Min. W. aloes, Alexandria.
B. P. WALLACE, Union Fnmace.
Watoirr, Esq., Union township.
DAVID CLARKSON, Esq.. Cassville.
SYMEEL WicTox, Esq., Franklin township.
Joni.; LUTZ, Esq., Shirleysburg.
DAVID PArtmEtt, E-q., Warriorslll/ITIC.
DAVID AURANDT, Esq.; Todd township.
Dec. 6, 1853.
Flour per bbl., 06.00 a $6,00
(lover Seed, per bu., 7,00
Red Wheat. per ho., 1.20
White Meer, per bu.. 1,30
'lye, per lot 75
Corn, per bit 56
Buckwheat, per bu 50
Oats. per bu 44
Flaxseed. per bu 1 00
Hay, per ton 8 00
Butter, per lb., 13
Dee. 5, 1853•
Flour per MI $7 00
Corn Meal 3 621
White Wheat, per bit 1 GO
Corn, 65
Oats, 421
Dec. 5, 1553.
Flour per bbl $0 521
Corn Meal 4 50
White Wheat, per be 1 50
Red, 1 40
Onto, 42
6°," POISONING. .011
Thousands of Parents who use Vermifuge com
posed of Castor oil, Calomel, &e, are not :mim,
that while they appear to benefit the patient, they
are actually laying the foundations for a series of
diseases, sambas salivation, luss of •sight, weak
ness oflimhs,
In another column will ho found the advertise
ment of llobensack's Medicines, to which mu ask
the attention of all directly interested in their own
as well as their Children's health. In Liver
Complaints and all disorders arising front those
or a billions type. should make nom of the only
,genuine medicine, Hobensack's Liver Pills.
PM"' Br trot Deceived," but ask Mr Hohensack's
Worm Syrup and Liver Pills, and observe that
each has the signature of the Proprietor, J. N.
IIOBENSAC as none else ere genuine.
• . • „ „ ~,
MEANING of the word “PEPSIN,," or of the two
Greek words from which it is derived. This is
the significant and appropriate title of the THEE
DIGESTIVE FIA•11,. , or Commie prepared
by Dr. J. S. llomoorrox, of Philadelphia, from
the fourth 5nit...11,4'010 Ox, for the cure of In
digestion and Dy,lierda. It is Nature's own
remedy for an unhealthy Stomach. No art of
man can equal its curative powers. It renders
coon EATING perfectly consistent with nuar.m.
See the figura of the On, in :mother part of this
JW. SAXTON has just. received another
• fresh supply of Pam. AND \VINT. COMM,
which they are determined to sell at lower i t ri v e,i
than can be purchased at nay other establishment.
(live no a call.
JusT received it he cairn! assortment of &ol
iped and l'Ltin Velvet Miami's, by
NOTHER fresh supply of Boots and Shoes,
just ruceired and fur tale by
.1. & W. SAXTON.
JUST received atild for sale, Mackerel, Cod
k ieh, Plaster, Salt, etc., &c., by
• Je & W. SAXTON.
2000 Feet of Safety Fuse, just received
and fur sale by J. & W. SAXTON.
Dissolution of Partnership.
f VHF co-partnership in the practice of Medicine,
I heretofore existing between l)rs. John Mc-
Culloch & 11. Dandy, was this day dissolved by
manna consent. The hooks, papers, notes, &c.,
of the firm will he found in the hands of 11. Orla.
dy, at Petersburg, for settlement and collection.
11. OIILA l)Y,
Petersburg, Nov. 24, 1853.
My individual mounts, by honk, notes, nntl
are left in the hands of 1)r. 11. Orlady,
fur settletncut and collection.
December 7,1853.-3 t.
Patent Salamander Fire and Thief
Proof Safes,
I'Im.AuELNI., Oct. 14, 1853,
Messrs. Evans & Watson, No. 83 Dock street.
GENTLEMEN t-it gives 515 greet pleasure to in
form you, that in the tiro which destroyed the
store and office of our establishment on the morn
ing of the 12th inst., the Salamander Safe, man
ufactured h 7 yon, preserved our books and papers
entirely uninjured; in fart, they were in as per
fect condition after the tire as they were before it.
Nill you please be good enough to have the sofa
door repaired, as it i 3 very much warped, when
we will put it its use ngain, inuring great confidence
in the Fire and Thief-proof onalities of your
Safes. Years, respeetfidly.
No. 283 North Fifth street.
0" EVIIIIB & Nntsnn lintqf n large assortment
cif S'A LAMA NDEIt SAFES en hand, at N. 2G
Smith FOURTH Street: between Market and
Chesnut. west side,Lite 10. A 3 street.
Sq, 30,
I 533.-:it,
TN pursuance of an Order of the Orph a ns' Court
or Huntingdon ammo., the undersigned Trus•
toe appointed to mako sale of the Real Estate of
William Corbin, lam of Clay township, in said
county, deceased, will expole tho same to Public
Sale, on the premises, on SATUEDVT, THE 24TH
HAY or Mosul's'', 1893, at 11 o'clock, A. M.,
described no follows, to wit:—
A plantation or tract of land, situate in the
township of Clay, in said county, adjoining lands
of Martin Grissinger on the South, of Michael
Barndollar on the West, of Charles Carson on
the North, of William Mciatin and others on the
East, containing 213 Acres, be the same more
or less, lotting thereon erected a Saw Mill, two
Dwelling Houses, two Log Barns, wagon shed,
corn-crib, stable, and other buildings, or which
said bind about 100 Acres are cleared, with two
Apple Orchards thereon. Also, another tract or
parceof lona claimed by said Intestate at his de
cease, adjoining the land last described, and land
at Christopher Favorite's heirs, containing about
12) Acres, on which there is a small improve
TERMS OF Seto.—One third of the pnrchase
money to he paid on the confirmation of the sole,
one third in one year thereafter kith interest,
and the remaining third at the death of the wid
ow of said dec'd., the interest of which is to be
paid to her yearly and regularly during her life,
to be secured by the bonds and mortgage of the
purcluorer. ROBERT MADDEN,
Nor. 30,'53.-3t. Trustee.
Auditor's Notice.
rpHE undersigned Auditor, appointed by the
1 Court of Common Pleas of Huntingdon coun
ty, to distribute the moneys in the hands of John
Shaver, Esq., late Sheriff of said county, arising
not or the. Sheriff's sale of the real estate of Joh n
C., end Jacob Kinsel, which, by n ffirmer report,
won appropriated generally in satisfaction of the
Recognizance in the Orphans' Court of said
county. of the said John C. and Jacob Kinn' to
the widow and Imirs ofJohn doe'd., will
Attend to the deities of his said appointment on
one o'clock P. M.. at his Office in tho borough
of Huntingdon, when all intet,ted may attend.
JOHN NEED, Auditor.
November 30, 1553.-40.
For Sale or Rent,
The Shirleysburg Female Seminary.
THE Trustees of said Seminary baying fnlly
tested the system of managing and renting
on nn Institution of the kind on the joint stork
principle, and finding it vexation. rind inefficient;
and believing, moreover, shot in the han d s, end
under the control of one individnal. matters of
this kind are managed with more facility, end to
moth greater advantage, do therefore otter nt pri
vate sale the said Seminary, together with the
Appurtenances therunto belonging; to he used for
the sole purpose of calming on a Seminary of
learning Mr young ladies, and for no other pm
pose whatever: .
The buildings are new and in good taste, end
are situated on a beautiful and commanding emi
nence, affording no exttn.ive view of the sur
rounding scenery. The country nrofind is be
coming densely settled, and nn eagerness for
instruction tnanifested, no the part of the COM.,
nity, which. exclusive of foreign aid, render pa
tronage to the Institution, certain. The health
fulness of the siilllllloll is proverbially good. and
the morality of tin citizens will compare farm-
Illy with that of any other section of country.
* To ony person wishing to pursue the tininess
of teaching, and controlling en Institution of the
kind, this would, certainly, be a most desirable
investment. The &hoof is now in a prosperous
condition, baring from twenty-flee to thirty (25
to 30) pupils in attendance; and from its immedi
ate proximity to the Male Academy, now in suc
cessful operation in the Rune Idnee. it enjoys all
the advantages to be derived from the scientific
and philosophical apparatus belonging to solid
Academy, nod the lectures and illustrations con
nected therewith.
For farther particulars. address tt note to cith•
or of the subscribers, living in the borough of
By order of the Board,
WM. B. LE" Soc'ry.
N. 13. It' the above property is not sold before
the Ist day of January next, it win then he fur
rent. [Nov. 30. 1853.
I N pursuance of an Order of the Orphans, Court
of Huntingdon county, there will be exposed
to Public Sale on the premises on
at 10 o'clock, A. M., All that certain plantation
or tenet of land situate in Wert township, in said
comity, adjoining lands of Jacob Neff on the
South-west, 1. J. Ross on the South. John Stry
ker on the East. and Sharers' Creek and it small
lot in the occupancy of the widow of DanietNelf,
Irate of said township, deceased, on the North,
containing. about One Hund red and Eigh
ty Acres, (Me hundred and Thirty Acres of
which are under cultivation, thereon erected era
a two swifts! stone house, a frame burn, and uuli
er out buildings. To he sold as the property of
the said Daniel Neff, deceased.
TERIs sty fel...E.—One-third of the purchase
money to be paid on contirmatium of the sale, one
third within one year thereafter with intcreit. and
the residue at the ulcerate of sall Widow, end the
interest of the told one-third to he paid to said
Widow annually during her life-time, the unpaid
part tit he secured by the bonds and mortgage of
the purchaser. GEORGE BORST
November 30, 1053.-3 t.
lam' The Lewistown "Democrat" will please
publish three times and send 1,111 to this office.
By virtue of An Order of the Orphans' Court
of I luntingdon county, there will be sold at
Public l'etritte or out-err, on the premises, on .
SATURDAY, TIIE ITT!! DAY 00 140. NEST', '53.
the following described Real 'Estate, situated in
Black Log Volley, in the township of Shirley, in
the county of Huntingdon, the property at Thom
as Crownorer. late of the township and county
aforesaid, dee'd. ' to wit A certain ntessnage
and tract of land situate as afbresaid, in Black
Log Volley, hi the township of Shirley, in the
county of Huntingdon. adjoining. lands of l'eter
Crownooer on the West and South, lands now
owned by Wm. Barclay on the }last, and on the
South-east by land of .10seph Gifford, containing
GO Acres, more or less, ahout ten neves of
which ate cleared, with a good Log Dwell
ing House ;it'd a (intOT en d SAay Mtt,t, iii
thereon erected, with the sippurtenatve, It
TERMS OF SALE.—One fourth of the pure iore
money to he paid on the first day of April next,
and the residue* in three equal annual payments
with interest, to be secured by the bonds and
mortgaue of the purelmaer.
If the property is not sold, it will he offered fur
rent, for one or more
.years, at thE titan and place
above mentioned.
Sale to COMITIVOCC at 12 o'clock, norm, of said
day, when attendance, Ac., will he given by
Admr. of Thos. Crownorer, de&d.
November 23, 1853.-3 t.
AT CIIEAI. l'()111.\'‘F.11.
INFORMS his old customers sad thepublic in
general, that Ito has just opened a very large
assortment of Store Goods, nt his old stand in the
Diamond, opposite Coots' Motel, all of which he
will sell at prices as low, if not lower, than the
same kind of Goods eon he had nt any other More
in the county. He invites all to call iind examine
his goals and hear his prices. Ins stock consists
of a splendid assortment of Ladies , Dress
Goods, of the latest styles. Cloths, Cassitneres,
Pc., and a heavy stock of Ready'-made
Clothing, for men nail boys—line told coarse,
cheaper than the cheapest.
Hats, Caps, Boots and Shoos,
of all sizes and of the best qualities. Also,
Groceries, Quoonsware, Hardware.
and a largo variety crY articles too nunterous to
- - •
Give me a 911—you can find at my store every
kind at goods to be round in the county, at paces
to suit the dines. .
I All kinds of country product, taken in ex
cluing° fur goods. [Nov. 9, MI.
500 lbs. of Catl Fish, juat received and fej
sale fiS , J. & W. SAirok.
ARprr BAUg jrist rtecirtd
nwl f , r .11, by J. W.
New Furniture Ware Room.
TILE subscriber respectfully informs the
lie generally, that We fits opened in the front
moth of the residence of P. 0. Swoops, (lately
the Posnacc,) a nen! Furniture Wareroom,
inhere every article of house-hold Furniture can
he purchased at reasonable prices—such as bu
reaus, tables, chairs, &c., &c.
Huntingdon, Nov. 15, 1833.
HAVING received a new and splendid stock
ere now prepared to accommodate all who may
give 119 Neal!, with GREAT BARGAINS. Our stock
consists of a hag • assortment of
Dry-Goods, aroeories, Hard-Ware,
Queonsware, llosieries,
awl in short, everything that is necessary to con
stitute a Country Store. _
Contractors and others, desiring to purchase,
will trod it to their interest to givens a cell before
purchasing elsewhere', as we Ore determined to
stmt. our goods (wholesale or retail) at low and
reduced prices.
Portstown, November 9, 1853.
I signed three Octet as security for Sansom
Smith; one for one hundred and fifty dollars. and
the other two, one hundred dollars each, dated
the 10th day of December, 1850. The induce
ments under which I agreed to become bail it; said
notes. proving delusive by the action of the said
parties. I therefore hereby give notice that I will
not be held responsible as bail, or pay them, un
less compelled by due course of law.
Union twp., Nov. 2, 1853.
To Country Merchants and Others.
Constnntly on hand
and foi'anle by
J. PALMER, & Co.,
Market Street Wharf,
likMt: ANT) SIDES,
LARD AND Ch EESEJ Nor. 2,'53.-pm,
Hardware, Groceries,
Fancy Goods, Notions, Drags, Paints,
Oils, Hats, Caps, Boots, Shoes, &c.,
At James Brickees Store,
Which are offered at the lowest prices, also re
ceiving a large supply of CANDIES, which
will be sold at wholesale price as low as 14 eta.
per lb. Also, Fruits, Oranges, Lemons, Rais
ins, Figs, Cc. All of which have been bought
with great core, and on the heat terms, and will
be sold low for Cash or to punctual' customers.
I flatter myself that I can and will sell Goods low
ns they con be bought fir in this neipliburlond.
My friends are requested to call and examine for
themselves, fueling confident that those who do
so cannot go away without buying. Ladies and
Gentlemen of this neighborhood believe toe when
I say that great pains have been taken to get such
goods as you admire.
Store on Hill street, opposite the JOURNAL
Huntingdon, Oct. 19, '53.
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New Arrival of Palt and Winter
Goods at the Elephant.
ALEXANDER CARMON, has just returned
from the East, with a full anti complete se
iced. of Fall and Winter Good, which are now
arranged fur examination and safe, at his store,
opposite the Railroad Hotel. The stuck has all
beets bought static nail no n matter of course
will be sold cheap for CABII.
The stitch consists cf
Cloths, Cassimers, Cashmeretts, Satinetts, Cotton
ades. Brown and Bleached Linens, Satins,
Silks, Shawls, Srani,Brown and Bleach
ed Muslim, Checks, Tiekings,Crash,
Canton and IVoolen Flannels,
and many other goods too
numerous to mention.
Prints in abundance, Nous de Laines t Berege de
Laines, Silk Tissue, Foreign and American Ging
hams, Mouse de liege, Silk Lustres,d,
Hats, and Caps, Boots and Shoes,
Hardware. Queensware,
Thankful for past tivors, the public generally
are invited to call anti examine the splendid stock
now on hand, which in variety, quality, and price
will compare with any ever exhibited in town.
Oct. 19, '53.
TAS just returned from the Eastern cities,
.1 . 1 with the BK, Owl t.stumtsv assortment of
Heady-made Clothing. Hats, Caps,
and Fancy Articles,
for Gentlemen's wear. ever known to be brought
to Iluntinplcm. His styles are oldie latest, eat
calmed to please everybOdy that may call.
lle has atoll times emir., CABRIMEDES, and
VESTINGS, which he will make to order.
Oct. 19, '53.
H A r. N .:e F s , 1 rncciecd
ofnt ly
A lnr. the
1 :1 ,, e p n l t t i i
TEN Gootr, ever offered...lst lower prices than
can he purchased nt any other house. They nee
determined to .11 lower than can he purei,,,sed
anywhere east of the Allegheny, and no mistake.
If von wish to be satisfied of the fact, call and see.
Dry Goods such as
Cloths, Cassimers, &Minds, Flannels, French Me
rinos, Parametta Cloths, Muslin de Baines,
Barred and Figured Sark Flannels, .
paras, and a general assortment of
• Hosiery, &e.
Also, 500 webs of assorted PRINTS, and eve
ry other article usually kept in a Country Store.
of which wo always keep the largest and best as
sortment ever kept in this place.
a magnificent assortment, which we are selling
quite low.
are a little up, but we are determined to sell as
low if not lower, than any other house,necording
to quality.
Cedar and Willow Ware,
such as Baskets, 'ruhs, Buckets, Krout Stands,
Carpels and Oil Clothe.
n hen•ttifnl assortment. which will ha sold low,
call and see and he satisfied of the filet.
Hata Head Caps.
of the very latest dud best styles, also
Boots a n ti Shges,
the best and cheapest in town, if ytiu don't be
lieve it, CALL AND sag.
Wear° Mao purchasing and storing Grain,
and it is nilmitted on all hands thnt on have the
most convenient place fur unloading grain in or
about town.
Oct. 19; '53.
MOTT [3lo'ol1 1 1 ; ,
Attorneys at LaW,
Huntingdon, Pa.,
°Mee Immo as thee kirmetty ciceepied by Jolin
Scott, Req.
Oct.t9, 1893.
4 1 - 1 T oNti COll,, just received and for We
. . J. k w. SAXTON. .
RC. McGILL retu rn s his tlinnks
• to his friends and the public i:
for their very liberal patronage. and
hopes by strict attention to business 1112/
to merit a continuance of the same. in all kinds of
Castings, Cooking Stores, Air-Tight, l'arlor,
Ten Plate Wood and Coal Stores, of various sl
abs, and all kinds of Ploughs: the Lancaster and
the Plank Barshear patterns, and Keystone No.
4 Self-sharpening and Hui tide Ploughs, and
Siloam to soil all kinds of Ploughs in the country;
Rolling-mill and leorge Castings, Grist and Saw
mill Castings, Lewistown Threshing Machine
Patterns, and the four horse and two horse power
of Chambershnvg patterns; and all other kinds of
castings too numerous to mention, all of which
will he sold cheaper than ever for cash and all
kinds of country produce. Also, old mettle taken
In exchange for castings.
Huntingdon, November 9, 1853.
The Ancient Borough.
HAS Just returned from the eastern cities with
the largest. cheapeQt.and hest assortment of
ROOTS and SHOES, ever
opened in this county. He also has
a large and splendid assortment of
Hate and Caps,
of the most fitshronnble styles. Alo, Ladies'
and eltildrens' woolen hose. Carpet Tings,liand
Trunks, &c., for the travelling community. Also
n great variety of useful articles too numerous to
mention. _ _
The public are respectfully invited to call and
examine the stock. lie is determined to sell at
CHEAP, if not cheaper than any other establish
ment in tie county.
Store on Hill street, oppoalto Snyder's Cheap
Clothing Store.
Oct. 26, '53.
10,000 Volumes of New rm .-,
Books, embracing
every vsriety usually kept in a Phil- i
ailelphia Book Store—the subscriber has added
to his NEW CIIKAP ROOK STORE. opposite Whit
taker's Hotel. Railroad street. Huntingdon, Pa.
Partieular attention is invited to his evensive
and splendiii stock of plain and (Miry Stationary,
Blank Books, Memorandums, Diaries, for 1834,
Re has purchased Scutum Booty; on such
terms to enahlehim to sell them cheaper, Whole
sale and Retail, than auy ;tore in the county.
Harper's Magazine, Godey's Lady's • Book,
and cheap publications kept constantly on hand.
The public will please call and examine for
themselves. WM. COLON.
Huntingdon, Oct. 19, '53.
Shirleyaburg, Huntingdon Co. Pa.
Rev. J. Campbell, A. M., and Hugh J. Camp
bell. A. 8., Principals.
These institutions are beautifully situated in
the center of the Great A itgliwick Valley. seven
miles from the Penna. Central Railroad; at Mt.
Union, and an the direct line from that to Cluun
itersimeg. They are now furnished with capa
satins buildings anti extensive apparatus, for all
the departments of Natural Science. and every ad
vantage for instruction in the brunches of a liberal
education. that the best schools of a similar or
, der can afford. The cost of their anPinilfls alone
is ONE THOUSAND dollars. Fire hundred dollars
has been appropriated to a library. Believing
that too much expense has hitherto lawn lavished
by schools of this notice on outward decorations,
and too little devoted to furnishing them with the
more essential requisites for instruction, the Trus
tees of this Academy have been the first in the
State to take this new step anti invest so LARGE
a sum in instruments and books. call the at
tention of the elder class of student!, especially
those intending to teach, to these facilities.
TEnms or 14:31INAIl4—SESSION or• 22 u•t:ette.
Board, WilFbing, light, and tuition in English
Iminclieg $50,00, Music, Painting, Drawing,
Latin, French. &c., extra.
- ....
tOB.OO, $lO,OO, $12,00 pet session. in Primary,
Junior and Senior classes respectively. Board
$1,75 per week in Winter $1,50 in Summer.—
No deduction for absence except in ease of pro
tractecl sickness. No students admitted fur less
than half a session. For particulars, see circu
lars, or address (post paid) either of the Princi
Shade Gap, Huntingdon Co. Pa.
The Trustees of this Institution owning to the
death of its late lamented Principal, J, 11. W.
Mcginnie, have placed it in chorale of the Rev.
W. A. Morrison, a thithful and competent teach
er, assisted in the Mathematical and Classical
departments. by other Experienced Instructors
and by Mr. B. Campbell, who has long and soc
.cessfully had control of the English department.
The course of sway *embraces what is usually
taught in the first dose Institutions of the kind
in this country, being thorough and sufficiently
expensive to qualify students for the higher class
es in College, and for every department of busi
The finildings are now large end commodious,
and the domestic arrangements, are in even• way
adapted to the health and comfort of a large num
ber of students, who ore required to hoard in the
Academy under the immediate supervision of the
The location is retired, and proverbially health
ful, and.ia my of newl, being connected With
Charnhersburg awl the Penn'. Railroad ut Mount
Union, by a daily line of stages.
The terms are very low. The whole expenses
per session, of 22 weeks, for hoard, washing, tui
tion, fuel. are front $4O to $45 according to
the branches pursued. The next Session will
commence on Wednesday 19th of October.
For any further information atiiiroag
Shade Gop Pa., Oct. 12 '53.
At David P. Gwinho New Store.
71 P. GWI S. informs his friends and the pub.
/ lie generally that he has just returned from
Philadelphia. and is now opening at the corner
of Hill and Bath streets, opposite Coats' Frank-'
lin House,
A large and beautiful assortment of
4;00.V .S t
Consisting of Cloths, Cassimeri, Black end Fan
cy Clissmetts, Woolen Goods, Silks, Fancy
and Black Berege de Lines, De balsa,
Debnins, French Merino., Cohurgh
Cloths, Flannels. Cotton Flan
nob, White and Colored,
Gin,hams, Linens, Aluslins, and a large lot of
l'rints o,f al:styles.
Also, Carpets, Oil Cloths, Hats and Caps, Boots
and Shoes, Groceries of all kinds, Queens
ware, Hardware. Fish and Salt.
The public are respectfully invited to call and
examine my Goods, us I am determined to sell
them CHEAP.
All kinds of country Produce taken In exchange
for Goods at the highest market prices.
Huntingdon, Oct. 12, 1853.
Last Arrival
xi As& & WINVITR 400D$.
T jAs just returned from the Eastern Cities, and
-1-1. is now opening, at the old stand, in Merket
Square. a large and splendid assortment of now
soil fashionable goods, for fall and winter, con
sisting of
French Cloth ' Doable Milled Bleat end Farley
casbimers,Bitttincts, Merienes, De Berege, .
Coburgh Do Leine', Flannels, Wool
and Cotten, Brown and Bleached
Muslim:, amid varlet,. of goods
of all kinds usually kept
in a country store
and n great VAR:ETY or rtionnaos a9i . tea for
%VINT= mum Goose,
A Large Assortment of GrOierles,
Hardware, queensware, and
Hats Capp, Boots and Shoes;
11141 S and Tippets".
The public ore respectfully invited to call nits"
examine my stria, ad I arm determined not to bo
undersold by any hodse in town.
Feeling thankfnl for the encouragement he had'
received, hopes by strict attention to basins:: to
merit a continuance of the same.
Huntingdon, Oct. let3l.
THE subscriber offers, at private mph, a veina
kole tract of lend, 'intent in Hill Valley, Shir
ley township, Huntingdon county, Containing
about Two Hundred Acres, About fifty
acres of this tract is cleared and in good tillable
order. having thereon erected a comfortable Stone
Dwelling House, Stabling, &c.
There is also a good Spring of Water on the
premises, near the dwelling house.
Tho land is of a good quality, part being strong
limestone, and an industrious mon could not foil
to do well on it. It is situated about six miles
from Mount Union, where the Pennsylvania Rail
Rood and Canal pints, and will be sold at a very
moderate price.
Teams or P.M'S:CF.—Ono half in hand, and
the balance in two equal annual payments.
For further information address the subscriber,
at Shirloysburg, P. 0., Huntingdon Ce.. Pa.
October 12,'53.
Grocery, Confeotionary, Bakery,
HENRY .T. AFRICA, would respectfully in
vite the public to call at his establishment
in Railroad Street, where all those who need any
good Bread, Rock, or any other kind of Cakes
found nt a Bakery, may be snpplied.
He has just received a very large end fresh
supply of Fruit and Confdetionaries, such as
Oranges, Lemons, Raisins, Nuts,
and a large stock at TOYS.
He receives kiln from the city of Baltimore.
the best OYSTERS that ran he found. Those
in wont of prime 'shellfish,' con he .accommoda
ted be railing nt the saloon. He has fitted np a
saloon expressly for the Ladies.
ThankfUl to the public for past favors, he hopes
by strict attention to business to merit a continu
ance of the same.
Oct. 12, '53.
THE subscriber has on hand French Ann.
Mill stone; of various Pins, which he
will warrant to bo of superior quality, and at rea
sonable prices.
.Orders by mail promptly attended tn.
W. 11. KEPNER,
liarriiburg, Oct. 5, '53.-nm.
©at. LIM1)
nAnuATE of the University of - Maryland,
kT (in connection with Dr. dames G. Ligntner)
having pdrmanently located in Shirleyshuro, re
spectfully offers his professional services to the
citizens of that place and adjacent country.
Oct. 5.'53.--Gm.•
Mountain Female Seminary.
PRE Mountain Female Seminary at Ttirming
ham, linntingdon connty,Pa., on the Penn
sylvania Railroad, occupies one of the most
healthy and desirable locations in the State.—
Strangers visiting the Institution have unhesi
tatingly expressed the opinion, that it so easy of
ACM!, retired, healthful, and surrounded with
such romantic mountain scenery, that no one
who wishes to learn, coal find an institution
more favorably situated. Past bocce...3 fu
ture prospects have induced as to greatly enlafge
our plans, and enabled us to give such compensa-'
thin to teachers as will command those possess
ing the highest qualifications.
Cost, per term of 22 weeks, varies from $55 to
$6O, for which good accommodations will be giv
en. Music, French, Latin, Painting, &c.,extra.
Pupils from abroad are expected to board in
the Seminary building with the Principal, who
gives hisentire attention to the interest of the
Institution. ISRAEL W. WARD,
Oct. 5, 1853. Principal.
EN . T . ME ,.
by d i t s i i i , o l a c iil
i egti a nd
• -
display and marvellous assort-
ment of Jewelry, Watches, Clocks. Silver Ware,
Fine Knives, l'istols, Perfumery, Port Monnales,
and Fancy Articles, just opened and exhibiting
to admiring hundreds, at the Jewelry Store of
EDMUND SNARE, opposite Read's Drug
Store. Huntingdon.
fir Watches and other articles, GOLD PLATED
in the best and most lasting manner.
Oct. 5, '53.
I)EVOLVETIS and other Pistols, at Edm.
I' Snare's Jewelry Store.
OILVER end Plated Spoons, Gold, Silver and
C) Plated Spectacles, at Edm. Snare'. Jewelry
QII.VER Butter Knives, and Salt Spoons, at
13 E. Snare's Cheap Jewelry Store, •
KS S ilottage,
Gothic, and other Clocks, for sale
cheap, at Eat. Suant's Jewelry Store, I""
TALL AND wrwrzz,
r Bl ( 6Vlnli. f j,)
A. WILLOUGHBY, retnrned from the east mitts a largo
and splendid assortment of
Fall and Whiter Goods,
for men and boys, made in the Intent iitshion and
in the most dnrable manner. Who ever wants
to he dressed better and ehenpor than anvhody
else in town. let hint call nt Witutuonnv's
CHEAP CLOTHING STORE, one door west of T.
Rend & Son's drug store. Huntingdon.
Call and Fee for7yourselves.
Oct. 5, 1852.
JAR. H. 1140E117Y
riniE undersigned Physicians having entered
j into a the practice of med
icine, would respectfully inform the citizens of
Trough Creek, and vicinity, that then will ho
found at all times in their office, in Cos/irate,
to attend to any calls with which they may be
favored. . H. L. BROWN.
J. B. LtDEN, M. D., Hunt.
REFERENCES: J. H. Dons Er. M. v., ..
F. Bowcns, st. 0., Newton
Commille, Oct. 5. '53.-3m
HOUSEKEEPERS stiffly your interests, why
go to Auction and pay extravagant prices for
half-made FURNITERCI Call at No. 1, North
NINTH street, and examine the largest assort
ment of the best made Furniture and Bedding in
the city, Feather Beds, Hair, Busk, and Straw
Mattresses; a large assortment of fancy What
nots, Sofia Tables, marble tops, and Washstands;
Walnut and Mahogany French. Tete-a-tetes, Di
vans, Wardrobes, Bookcases; French Bedsteads;
Fancy Stuffed Seat, Cane seat, Windsor, and of
fice Chairs, Counting-house. and cane-seat Stools,
Settee and Arm-cher Cushions; Cottage furni
ture made in every style and color, Sofa Beds and
Lounges, wholeale• and retail, and warranted to
give satisfaction, and aold at the lowest prices.
Sep. 28, 1853.—1 y
Ribbons and Millinery Goods.
1 VLIILTS STEM, No. , 171, North Second
.1 Street, opposite the ?''anal Hotel, Philadel
phia. HuVint, in itale a full and extensive as-
Fortment of Trimmings and Fancy Goods. All
kinds elf MlLLeitany Amer.., such as Rib
bons, Laces ? Blend Loco Silks, Florence.,
Bonnet Frames, and a large assortment ofnoedle
worked Haistlkerchiefs, Collars, Capes,Flounces,
Inserting, Edgings, Ike., together with a great
varied of other articles in our line, too numerous
to mention, at Wholesale and Retail,
N. 13.—1 request all such that are about ma.
king Weir FALL purchases, to gite me a call.
Sept. 21, '53.-2m.
GOLD CHAINS--A fine variety fer 8416, ve
ry low, at Enßi. Str.But's.
DURE WHITE LEAD,jait reCaived an/i for J. & A'• SAXTON,
U AMS and snoutrtns, just reccive dsß
fer 'ale by J. & W. SAXTON.
tj:IR received a handsome asaortmcnt of
Bay Seam Shawls, Long Shawls and Square
vit, which we are Belling quite low.
J. tr. W. Sxvrow.
Gold bo ,olel by Er,. Sr.►as
/over 011.1 Clto bra).
PALL mausNigitt Woos.
IVO, 45 South Second Strati
ARE now opening for the FALL lame
a la
and well selected assortment of
Bilks, Ribbons, Feathers, Flowers,
and Millinery Goods, &c.
Confining themselves exclusively to this braneh
of the trade, and nurortrzno the larger part of
their stock enables them to offer an assortment
UNSCRPANSED in extent or variety, which will lie
told on the most favorable terms.
Sept. 21, '53.-2m.
The subscriber has placed on the road leading
from Mill Creak to Cassville a line of Hacks to
run from the latter place to the former, on Wed
nesdays end Saturdays. Leaving Cony'lle is the
morning of each day returning In the afternoon.
The accommodations are comihrtable and the
fare is very low. GEO. SMITH.
Cassvilfc, Sep. 21, '53.
J. 9. GRIFFITH, M. D.,
111Intingdon, ra.,
Graduate of the Univeraitv of Pa., offers his
professionnl service to the citizens of guntlngdoh
and adjacent country.
REFERENCES:—MedicaI Faculty of University
of Pa., Physicians nod Surgeons of the Pennsyl
vania Hospital and Dr. Jacob Hoffman.
Office, No. 189, Mifflin Street. along with De
Hoffman. July 13,1833.
Salamander Sates.
EVanS..... SontitFourth
Street, late 83 Dock street,
Books, Papers, Jewelry .
Fire-Proof Doors for Banks & Stores:
IRON Harps.
Warranted to stand as touch file as any ethic
Safes iu the country.
Fire-Proof SafeS:
Ilanatsnu no, Pa., Oct. 30, 1851.
The undersigned appointed a committee for the
purpose, by the officers of the State Fair, were
present this afternoon, when Messrs. EVANS &
IVA TSON tested one of their small sized SAL
they consumed Three Cads of Wood over it,
commencing at 1 o'clock, I'. 111.. and having ex
posed it t.. 1 n wtttrn nnaT for Two Hours, suffi
cient to destroy the east iron feet.
On opening the Safe, the papers with 2000 cir
culars deposited in our presence were taken out,
not only having been preserved. hot not having
the appearance of scorch upon them.
A. T. NEWBOLD, Ex-Governor of Pe.
E. E. 13010DINOTT.
Solo Agency for Butterworth's Celebrated
Bank Locks.
Gen. WilFen, Huntingdon, Pa., is an'
therized ago.,t fur the sale of the above, at his
office a si‘ceitnen con be seen, and also at office of
the Breed Top Railrond Company, in Hunting
don, we also refer to Col. S. S. Wharton, and
the County Treasurer, in Huntingdon. Below
reference is suede to a few in Philadelphia, who
have our safes in use. Hundreds more can be
given. .
Farmers & Mechanics' Bank, 12 sees.
U. S. Mint.
U. S. Arseaal, 3 in Pnii'a. 5 in California.
Samuel Allen, Esq., High Sheriff.
Barker Bros. & Co., Brokers, No 16 N. 34 St.
E. C. Knight, corner Chesnut and Water St.
Michena & Co. No. 17 S. Water st.
Richard Norris & Son, LoComotive works.
renn'a. R. R. Co, 2 safes.
Phil's. Germantown and Norristown R. R.Co.
State Treasurer and Trenton Banking Co.N.J.
Odd F. Dells, nth st. and cor 3d & Brown us:
Southwark & Moyamensing Gas Co.
Corporation of Northern Libertios;
do. of Moyamensing.
July 13, 's3.—ly•
Chartered by the state of Penn;
sylwanta In Is4l.
TILE Saving Ftind ()NM National Safety Com
pany, No. 62 Walnut Street, 2 doors above
Third, PHILADELPHIA. is open every day
front 9 o'clock A. M. to 7 o'clock P. M., and on
Monday and Thursday evenings till 9 o'clock.—
This institution is well known as one of the best
!managed and safest in the country, and pays vivo
PER CENT. interest fOr Money put in there, from
the date of deposite.
Any sun! from One Dollar upwards is received.
And all sums, large or small, are paid back on
demand, without notice, to any amount.
This saving fund has nuatgages, Ground
Rents, and other first-class investments, all well
secured. amounting to more than half a million of
dollars. for the security of depositors.
Office 132 Walnut street, two doors above
Third, Philadelphia.
Hon. HENRY BENNER, Prea't.
Wu. J. REED, Secretary.
BOARD or rturrenems,_
lion: Wm. Richards, Pottstown, Montgomery
co. J. D. Streepor editor of tl:o Montgomery
county Ledger, Pottstown.
J. M. Sheenemen, edittir of the Neutralist,
Skippackville, Moot. co:
Enos Renner, Esq., editor of the Farmer's
Friend, Sumneytown, Mont. co.
Don. Joel Jones. late Mayor of Phil's.
Ilon. John Robbins, jr., member of Congreu
4th District, Pennsylvania.
Hon. James Page, a° Postmaster of Phil's.
lion. Wm. Penington, late Governor of New
Sep, 28, '53.
102, Market Street;
Fancy Goods and Trimmings, Combs and
Brushes. at Caen l'incEs,
Sept. 7, '53.-6m
rnil.X_ iieNpittY,
_ .
Store, 29 ria 3rd St. Philadelphia,
Mortocco Manufacturers, Cuniers, Importers,
Commission and General Leather Business'.
Itholesale and
Manntictory 15 Margaretta &met.
2.1, '53.-Iy.
GRADUATE: of the Philadelphia College of
Dental Surgery.
Artificial Teeth, from one to a full set, moun
ted in the most improved modern title.
Filling, Filing and Sealing done with oars and
Teeth Etterstad With all the ease and despot&
that modetn ectenCe can furnish.
July, 13, 1853.
H. W. S ;WI T
: 1 A41. 1 .
Huntingdon. Penn's'.
OFFICE on Main . Street, next to thee of en,
A. P. Wilatut.
Terms moderato, and all work wasrantott to
give entire satistaeldou.
July 19, '53.
PORT JIOI 2 AIE El from 2S rents up tit i
ACV Stlrc% Ayr:. IS LI