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Wednesday Morning, April 5, 1554.
WILLIAM BnEwifiit, Editor.
WHIG STATE TICKET :
James Pollock, of Northumberland co.
FOR CANAL COMMISSIONER,
George Darsie, of Allegheny co.
JUDGE OF TILE SUPREME COURT,
Daniel 111. Smyser, of Montgomery co.
iga- WOOD WANTED..
We want a few cords of good wood at this Of
fice. Will those friends who intend to pay their
subscriptions in wood, oblige us by sending it in
VIS-Public Sale, by Charles Mickley.
Milnwood Academy, by R. H. Morrow.
16r One dollar Reward, by Henry rheas
* Unseated Lands for sale, by County
l Huntingdon County Medical Society,by
H. K. Neff'.
Ift.Executor's Notice, by A. W. Benedict.
THE "ELEPHANT" REMOVED.—Capt. Alex.
Carmon, has removed his store to No. 1. WCa•
ban's Row, where he is prepared to sell Goods
cheaper than the cheapest.
ie.-David P. Gwin has just returned from
the Eastern cities with a largo assortment of
Spring and Summer Goods to which we invite
the attention of our readers. Give him a call.
VA-Those of our subscribers who changed
their place of residence on the Ist of April,
will please give us notice of the place to which
they desire the "Journal" directed, or if in town,
where to be left by the carrier.
Ibir Our thanks are due Messrs. Maguire
and G win of the Pennsylvania Legislature, and
Hon. Jno. M'Culloch, U. S. House of Repre•
sentatives, for valuable public documents.
$ For want of room we are obliged to de.
fee several important articles until next week.
.6r J. & W. Saxton and Col. Geo. Gwin
have on hand, and are still receiving a fresh
supply of New Goods, which they aredisposing
of at extremely low rates. Advertisements
VS-The Huntingdon Presbytery will meet
at Birmingham, Huntingdon county, on Tues.
day the 11th of April.
Kir Alf Howard the celebrated violinist
gave us an entertainment on last Friday night.
He played on the Violin and Guitar accompan
ied occasionally with the vocal. lie appears
able to take out all the music they contain. Al
though the night was unpropitious, a large au
dience was in attendance.
Ift. The new, secret, political sect called
the "Know Nothings" appear to be silently in.
creasing through the country. They are said
to number 700 in Utica and carried in the
Mayor of their choice. All at once, they op.
par at Salem, Mass.; become at once the ma
jority in every Ward; organize the Ward elec
tion meetings to suit themselves; and carry in
their Mayor and their entire ticket, with large
majorities and perfectly to the surprise of every
The election on Monday last resulted in the
selection of the following persons:
Chief Burgess.—John Murray.
Assistant Burgesses.—John M. Simpson, J.
Council.—M. F. Campbell, W. P. Orbison,
A. 3. Africa, J. A. Nash, S. G. Whittaker, R.
A. Miller, J. Cannon.
Town Clerk.—Samuel S. Smith.
High Constable.—Wm. H. King.
.supervisors.—John Simpson, John Africa.
Assistant Assessor.—Thomas Carmon.
' Auditor.—Abraham McCoy.
aor The Peoples' Journal is on our table,
devoted to Agriculture, Mechanics, Science
and useful Knowledge; published monthly at
one dollar per annum. This number contains
the process of making stoneware, the cultiva.
tion of the Blackberry, the Cherry, a new vari
ety of Pear which originated in France; the
best breeds of Poultry, and the Madagascar
Rabbit; with a great variety of information for
the Mechanic. The "Peoples' Journal" is a
work which every farmer and mechanic should
be in possession of. Address Alfred E. Beach,
86 Nassau street, New York, Editor.
Sir The steamer Black Warrior arrived at
New York on Wednesday evening, having been
surrendered to Captain BULLOCK on the 30th
ult. The fine of six thousand dollars imposed
was to pay for taking the cargo out of the ship,
and for sundry fines which were said to be due.
This was paid under protest. The cargo,nmong
which were 961 bales of cotton, was put on
board the ship by the consignees, and she sail-
On the 24th ult.
Judge Pollock and the Mexican War.
A report has been put into circulation by the
enemies of JudFe Pollock, that he voted in Con
gress against bills for supplies for carrying on
the Mexican War. This report is withoutjust
foundation, and those who use it will find that
that it will recoil upon them, instead of aiding
their cause. Judge Pollock is an American
and as ardently attached to his country as any
citizen of it. He may have disapproved of the
manner in which that war was commenced, and
of the real object aimed at in his prosecution—
as many true patriots did--but he never with.
held his aid granting all the supplies and facil
ities demanded in carrying it on or in securing
its successful termination. During a service
of six years In Congress, not a vote of his can
be shown either in opposition to the supply
bills, or to their early passage. His votes on
all the questions raised during their progress
will be found patriotic and right—and such as
the people of all parties must approve.
If, therefore, the enemies of Judge Pollock
expect to make capital against him, they must
take some other ground; for on this he will be
Ibund doubly fortified. "and armed for the fielt."
[Lancaster Ind. Whig.
se-The Harrisburg Keystone, a Demo
rode pant, has taken ground in favor of the
NU of the public works,
The Harrisburg Telegraph has the following
brief biographical notice of the Whig nominee
"The choice of the Convention on the third
ballot, fell upon Hon. JAMES Poid.ocx, of
Northumberland county. In this, the Conven
tion was peculiarly fortunate, as the distinguish.
ed abilities of Mr. Pollock, eminently qualify
him for the Chief Magistracy of this Common
wealth. His integrity of character,
blemished reputation will commend him to the
confidence and support of the whole Whig par.
ty, and of the honest portion of the Democra
cy. Mr. Pollock's public political life presents
the cleanest record of any mans in the State,
always being found an able advocate and hear
ty supporter of the principles of the Whig par
ty, and on questions of general importance his
vote and influence have always been cast on
the side of justice and truth, and for the good
of his constituents.
Mr. Pollock was elected to Congress in 1848,
from the 13th District, composed of Union;
Northumberland, Lycoming, Clinton and Sulli
van counties, to fill a vacancy occasioned by
the death of Non. Geo. Frick. He ran against
John Snyder in that District, which could give
a Locofoco majority of 1200, yet he was elect.
ed by a handsome majority. He ran again in
1844. against Gen. Wm. A. Petriken, and was
elected by an increased majority. In 1846, he
again ran against Allison White, and was elec
ted by 1400 of a majority. In 1848, he was
tendered the nomination, but declined being a
candidate, for the reason that his absence from
home was causing great loss to his private in
terests. In 1849, Gov. Johnston appointed
him President Judge of the District composed
of Northumberland, Lycoming, Clinton and
Montour counties, which office he held until
his successor was elected under the law of 'fith
making the Judiciary elective. Since that
time he has been enjoying a very extensive
practice. As a lawyer, he ranks among the
first in our State, and as a popular and able
speaker, he has no superior. A man of un
pretending manners, yet he attracts all to him
by his affability and gentlemanly bearing. At
home where he is known, he is beloved by all,
and will receive the unanimous support of the
people of his county, regardless of party lines.
IVe have never yet heard aLocofoco who knew
Mr. Pollock, who did not admtre him, and
speak in the highest terms of his merits. If
Mr. Pollock will spend time in stumping the
State, which he most assuredly will do, we will
have no fear of electing him by a triumphant
majority. The platform upon which he is pre
sented by 'the Convention, we are confident
will meet his hearty approbation, and upon the
issues there involved, we will enter into the
bright prospects of success."
Sale of the linlilic Works,
The Democratic Union, the ablest, and lead
ing Democratic paper at Harrisburg, comes
out boldly in favor of the sale of the Public
Works. We take the following from an edito
rial article on the subject, in that paper of the
22d ult. The Union says:
The State Works, ns they have been man
aged, and as they are likely to he managed,are
a source of annoyance and expense—they cor
rupt the public morals and increase the State
debt. Who,then,will wonder at the feeling in fa
vor of selling them to individuals or companies.
Experience has clearly proved that the State
cannot manage them with profit—nay, that un
der State control they area pecuniary loss and
a source of corruption. Let us, therefore dis
pose of them. We any this after mature reflec
tion. Up to this time we have expressed no
opinion on the question, hoping that some
thing might occur to satisfy us that they might
be profitably retained. But nothing has thus
far transpired so to satisfy us, and, on every
hand, we perceive a growing feeling in favor
of getting rid of them upon almost any terms,
rather than run the risk of keeping them any
longer. As early as 1844 more than twenty
thousand majority of the popular vote was cast
in favor of the sale—now, if a vote were taken,
that majority would be more than quadrupled.
The reason for this is obvious. The people
have become convinced, by long and severe
trials and experience, that State management
is but another name for robbers, and that un
der any system of State control, likely to be in
vented, the Commonwealth must be plunged
deeper and deeper into debt. Any one who
looks at the figures, as given by the State offi
cers themselves, must be convinced that so
long as we retain the public works so long
must we be a tax-ridden and oppressed people.
It is alleged that the office of Canal Commis
sioner is worth, for the term, $lOO,OOO or more,
depending upon the smartness and depravity of
the incumbent—and from the fact that so many
seek for it to whom the mere honor and salary
could be no temptation, we are inclined to be
lieve that the allegation is correct. Such a
sum, or any sum beyond the mere salary, can
be made by no other than dishonest means—
and if the board, the head of the whole ma
chinery, is corrupt, what can wo expect but
corruption in all the subordinates ? It is ac
knowledged that on the Allegheny Portage in
the term of a single year, we believe, the Com
monwealth has been robbed of s4o,ooo—per
haps double or treble that amount would not
reach the sum actually stolen; on the Colum
bia road, the Collector's office at Philadelphia
has been guilty of peculation; these things are
acknowledged—they are known to the Canal
board—and yet, although months have elapsed
since the facts have became public, and since
the attention of the board has been drawn to
them,nothing that we are aware of has been done
to ferret out and punnish the robbers. Thus has
the system of State management ever worked,
and thus will it ever work. It is corrupt in its
head and in all its members, and there can be no
rational hope entertained that it ever will be
otherwise. This at least, is the general im
pression, and this impression leads to a strong
desire, on the part of the people, to dispose of
State improvements. But the figures are, a 6
ter all, the indices to direct the public mind to
the course proper to he pursued in relation to
the public works. Their actual cost has been
$32,542,267,77—the interest paid on the same
has been $35,157,796,13—the expense of con
ducting them has been nineteen and a half mil
lions, and the entire revenue only $25,342,020,
47. The total cost of the State works to the
present time, has been in round numbers, say
$90,000,000, and ail we can show to meet this
is a revenue of less than $26,000,000. When
We add that stew appropriations are asked,
amounting to over $6,000,000, the public may
judge fur themselves, whether, under such
management of affairs as we have had, nod ns
we are likely to have, the interests of the peo
ple would be best promoted by retaining or dis.
posing of the works. For our own part, hav
ing nothing but thepublic interest in view, we
Bay sell them, and if you cannot sell them give
them away—do anything but keep them.
Destructive Fire at BiriSingham.
Two Hundred Families Iluuseless I —Loss
PITTSBURG, March 27.—A terrible fire oc
curred yesterday afternoon in the city of Bir
mingham, opposite Pittsburg, which caused an
immense destruction of property and rendered
at least two hundred families houselcss. It
commenced in the packing house attached to
Shumen's glass works, and the wind blowing
strong, and there being no water to be had the
flames continued to rage until 6 o'clock, and
was then arrested only by pulling down the
houses that stood near.
Upwards of ono hundred houses and stores
are in ruins. Between Grosvenor and Bl'Kee
streets, 40 buildings were destroyed, and the
burning shingles, carried by the wind to the
houses on Bradford street, destroying 60 dwell.
ings and stores on Bradford and Denman
It isimpossible to estimate the loss accurate.
ly, some accounts fixing it at $200,000, while
others reduce it to $50,000. About one third
of the loss is covered with insurance.
The loss at the Glass Works is $12,000,
which is probably insured.
Among Abe budding' destroyed, were CTiogg's
lead factory and saw mill,
SICNATE.—On motion of Mr. Ham ilton,Houso
bill No. 392, repealing an act establishing a
State road in Huntingdon and Mifflin counties,
was taken up and passed finally.
Mr. Hoge, (Roads and Bridges,) as commit.
ted, House bill No. 610, to incorporate the Lo
retto and Carrolton plank road company; also,
House bill No. 886, to review part of a State
road in Tell township, Huntingdon county;
also, as committed, House bill No. 611, to
open and extend Mary strectin Lancaster city.
Mr. Barnes, (same,) as committed, the bill
to extend and vacate certain streets and alleys
in Lancaster city; also, the hill authorizing the
construction of a bridge over the Lehigh river,
near, Bethlehem; also, as committed, House
bill No. 558, to incorporate a company to erect
a bridge over the Juniate, at the mouth of
Here's valley, Huntingdon county.
Mr. Cresswell, a supplement to the act relit.
tive to the Drake's Ferry and Broad Top Rail
road company; which was taken up and passed
Buckalew moved to amend the amend
ment, by fixing the salaries of associate Judges
as follows: One hundred dollars per annum for
those whose attendance at Court does not ex
ceed six weeks; one hundred and twenty-five
dollars for those whose attendance exceeds six
weeks; one hundred and fifty dollars for those
whose attendance exceeds ten, and does not
exceed fifteen weeks; and two hundred dollars
for those whose attendance exceed fifteen
Mr. Cromwell, a petition from Blair county,
for a tax on dogs; also, a petition from Hunt
ingdon county, relative to the practice of medi
cine and the charges of physicians.
Mr. Cresswell, rend a bill relative to a tav
ern license iitHiiniingdon county.
Hoese.—Mr. Lauri, (Roads Wad Bridges,) a
bill relative to a public road from Indiana to
Jefferson; also a supplement to the act to lay
out a State road from the Allegheny plank
road to the village of Rochester, in Beaver
county; also, a bill to lay out a State road from
Hopewell, Bedford county, to Mill Creek, Hun
tingdon county; also, a Senate bill laying out a
Mr. Gwin, (same,) with a negative recom
mendation, a supplement to an act to incor
porate the Kittanning bridge company; also,
as committed, a bill relative to supervisors in
Mount Pleasant township, Westmoreland coun
ty; also, as committed, a bill to incorporate a
company to construct a plank road from
Uniontownto Connellsville, Fayette county.
Mr. °win, (same,) a bill to incorporat e the
Williamsburg and Yellow Spring's turnpike
company, in Blair county; also, a supplement
to the net incorporating the Altoona and Ty.
rone City plank road company, authorizing the
said company to make part of said road a turn
pike; also, a bill to authorizing the Newtown
Spuare Poole plank road company to borrow
The Tariff—Nebraska not quite dead yet—The
Senate—The Maim on Spanish Agression
and the "Afticanization" of Cuba—The
feeling among the Western Members—The
treatment of their Railroad Bills—Threats
or Retaliation against Iron and Pickled
Fish—The Black Warrior Affair again—
The President's Message—The Committee in
no Hurry to Report—The Quakers in Town
—lnteresting Scene at the Interior Depart
ment—lnterview with the Nebraska Indians.
The Tariff modification hill lies dead in the
Ways and Means Committee. Many think the
Administration desires no reduction of the reve
nue, but to have as much money to spend as it
can get. It will soon be too late to act on the
The Nebraska bill is not dead, but in a dying
state. There are, however, votes enough in
the House to pass the removal of the Missouri
restriction act, if such a thing can be thirty got
at. Amendments, however, that satisfy one
section and one set of men but lose votes with
Since the passage of the Nebraska bill in the
Senate, that wing of the:Capitol has lost its at
traction. Its galleries are deserted, while
those of the lower house are crowded.
The Union is clamorous for vigorous meas
ures against Spanish ng.eression, and again in
timates that France and England will be fisund
united against us in the event of a contest for
possession of Cuba. It accuses Spain of con
templating the Atiicanization of Cuba for the
purpose of creating an insurrection of the slaves
t e Southern States,
The Western M. C.'s are indignant at the
coldness shown to thei r various railroad schemes.
Some of them talk of retaliating, by bringing
in a bill for repealing the premium on salt and
pickled fish. This is a bad sectional feature
of Federal legislation. Pennsylvania in also
told to look out for her iron.
Some members are flattering themselves
that the Committee on Foreign Affitirs are go
ing to report right off on the President's Black
Warrior message. They are greatly mistaken.
The Committee are very cool and calm about
it.—and the probability is, we shall hear from
Mr. Soule before we hear from the Committee.
A delegation of Quakers from London hove
lately been in town. Their business was to ex
press to the President, Heads of Department,
and other members of the Government, the
great interest their society takes in the slave
question, and to assure the Government that
it would give them great pleasure to see some
steps taken towards its abolition.
An interesting scene took place in the De
partment of the interior the other day. The
Indian chiefs from Nebraska, with whom the
treaty has just been concluded, called to pay
their respects to Mr. Istannypenny, the commis
sioner of Indian Affairs. The government hes
provided these noble sons of the forest with
new outfits of comfortable clothing. Blue frock
coats, with velvet collars and gilt buttons; vests
and pantaloons to correspond; fur caps, in
which are short feathers or plumes, and shoes,
presenting a very comfortable and civilized
dress. On entering the commissioner's room,
each of these chiefs were presented with a min
iature ''star spangled banner," on a staff. With
these, however, they were not pleased, but
evinced a better feeling upon the assurance
that the tribes would soon be furnished with a
large and handsome national banner.
The noble looking chief who was the spokes.
man of the party, addressed the Secretary of
War at some length, detailing the wrongs and
outrages on their tribes, by the neighboring
tribes who had not come into their treaty.—
Thereupon, Mr. Davis, using the figurative
style of - speech employed by the chief, remark
ed to him that "if the hostile tribes with their
horses, trod out the figures of the calico which
their father had given them, he would send his
braves to tread out the grass that grew in their
The chief with considerable animation res.
ponded, "Wheel that was the talk that he li
ked to hear."
After many expressions of good will on both
sides, the chiefs respectfully retired and pro-
ceeded to the Capitol.
NEWB.—Anollior curiosity which we happen•
ed to pick up in our reading, is as follows:
Some lover of the curiosities in literature as
sells that the word Sews is not derived from
the adjective new, as many suppose. Ile says,
that in former times it was common to see on
the newspapers of the day the initial letters of
the cardinal points of the compass, thus
These letters were intended to indicate that
the paper contained intelligence from the four
quarters of the Globe, but they linnally came
to assume the form of the word news, from
which the term newspaper is derived. This
explanation is certainly ingenlona; but whether
the true one, we cannot undertake to say.
1i• Frances, a colored woman, lately died
at Mobile, and is said to have been 146 years
re— The Lancaster county Agricultural
Fair is to be lied at Columbia next Fall.
Remonstrance of the Clergy of Pittsburg
against the Nebraska Bill.
To the House of Representatives qf the Mated
The undersigned Ministers of the (Impel, re
siding in the cities of Pittsburg, Allegheny and
vicinithin the State of Pennsylvania,in:the name
of God and religion, in the name of humanity
and liberty, for the honor of our county/ and its
influence over the world, do respectfully and
earnestly protest and remonstrate against the
passage of the bill for the organization of new
territories; now before Congress, commonly
known as the "Nebraska Bill."
PITTSBURG, March 16, 1834,
Francis Herron, D. Elliot.
'John S. Pressly, D. H. Riddle,
D. L. Dempsey, Wm. M. Paxton,
A. D. Campbell, James Rodgers,
Win. F. Lauck, J. S. Travelli,
P. M. Gowan, R. Gravy,
J. L. Read, Wm. Douthett,
James Robinson, C. Cooke,
James R. Smith, I. N. Baird,
Louis C. Conrad, Jos. Batiks,
John Douglass, J. F. M'Claren,
H. Miller, S. Willintns,
N. West; Jr., A. W. Black, '
J. C. Sinclair, J. Dallas.
J. M. Smith, J. R. Agnew,
John Nevin. S. R. Taylor,
A. 'l'. McGill, D. Bacon,
John Kerr, Samuel Kerr,
Geo. K. Ormond, Joshua Heart,
Win. B. Mclllvaine, Wm. McCombs,
H. IV. Lee, 3. G. Brown,
A. M. Bryan, Wm. D. Howard,
Samuel Fulton, T. B. Wilson,
E. IV. Dickinson, Wm. Annan,
Richard Lee, C. W. Quick,
E. P. Swift, M. W. Jacobus,
J. 3. M'Elhenny, D. E. Nevin.
B. sr. Weddell, . ' Charles Avery,
D. R. Kerr, D. G. Archibald,
The locofoco papers are bitter in their ex
pressions of disapprobation of every opposition
to the administration measure of the season—
the Nebraska bill. The New Hampshire vote
is a pill to sallow as they can, and the vote of
five Pennsylvania Senators is more medicine
and worse of the same sort. The success of
the Whigs in Congress in obtaining a sufficient
number of locofocos to smother it, is an addi
tion of wormwood to the dose.
But what seems to anger them most and to
excite their wrath the fiercest, is the honest,
sincere, and therefore pure and disinterested,
but united declaration of the Clergy. This
strikes deeper and hurts worse—and their
abuse of these are unmeasured and unmitiga
ted. The Clergy they regard as a kind of out
side citizens—barbarians in politics at least,
who have no right to is voice in such matters.
The Post sneeringly gives the remonstrance of
this eity,without the names.—PiltBburg Ameri•
The Ottoman Empire—Russia and Tux•
The last number of the London Quarterly
Review, devotes twenty or thirty pages to the
Ottoman Empire. The article is written with
much ability, and is full of information. After
glancing at Russia and Turkey, their Popula
tion, resources, and religion, the writer proceeds
to indicate what, in his view, is, under actual
circumstances, the true policy of England and
France. This he points oat, as the maintenance
of the Ottoman Government for some years to
come, in the possession of its European provin
ces, securing also for its Christian subjects that
complete tolerance for their religious faith, and
enjoyment of their political rights, which the
Porte theoretically professes to accord. At the
same time, England and France must be pre
pared to assist the Porte, in her resistance to
the intolerable interference of Russia, which is
as hostile to the dovelopement of resources of
the Empire, as it is to the true liberty of the
Christians themselves. The writer continues:
"Such a course would, we believe, be more
conducive to the true interests of civilization
and christianity, no well as to those of Europe,
than any other whirls could be devised. Sup•
pose the restraint which the Porte exercises
over the various Christian sects to be withdrawn,
the whole of the empire would shortly be the
theatre of even more scandalous scenes than
those which the sanctity of a spot toast holy to
the followers of Christ has not been able to
check. The TurkiSh Government, whether
from a spirit of toleration or indifference it is
scarcely necessary here to inquire, is willing to
admit all religious sects to the same privileges
—one is not favored more than the other. Of
how many European powers can such be said?
The result is, that a spirit of religious inquiry
has sprung up, that the Bible is fast spreading
through the land, and that a sincere and pure
religion is rapidly taking the place of ancient
prejudices and debasing corruptions."
The subjects is followed out still further, and
although peace is described to be one of the
greatest of blessings, yet it may, it is argued be
jeopardized by the very anxiety to preserve it.
'But “if the die be cast, and the Emperor of
Russia be determined to hazard everything in
maintaining and pushing those great schemes,
which form the traditional of his house, and
upon the successful accomplishment of which
the very tenure of his throne may depend, Eng.
land has but one course to pursue. She must
arm herself for the contest with that energy
and determination which will prove that she is
resolved to carry it successfully through. Cot ,
dially united with France, and engaged in a
righteous contest, we have little to dread from
a power which he added to the other elements
of its weakness by the injustice of its cause.—
But there must be no half-measures. The whole
resources of these two great countries most at
once he brought to bear; Englishmen of all
parties must for a time forget their differences
in this one national object; and let its hear in
mind, that the better the beginning the speedi•
er the end."
This is the tone, generally, of the leading
British journals and. periodicals. All regard
the conduct of Russia as atrocious under the
circumstances, and all urge the Government to
hesitate no longer, but to strike with ull its
The War in the East.
MANIFESZO OF TIIE CZAR NICHOLAS.
"We, Nicholas the First, &c., have already
informed our beloved ar.d faithful subjects of
the disagreements with the Ottoman Porte.
"Since then, although hostilities have com
menced, we have not ceased sincerely to wish,
as we still wish, the cessation of bloodshed.—
We even entertained the hope OV.„4B.*ction
and time would convince the Turkiah Gowqrn.
ment of its misconceptions engendered by
tfliltcherous instigations, in which our just de
mends founded on treaties, have been repro-1
rented as attempts at its independence and
veiling intentions of aggrandizement. Vain,
however, have been our expectations, so far.
'The English and French Governments
have sided with Turkey, and the appearance of
the combined fleets at Constantinople, served
as a further incentive to its obstinacy; and now,
both the Western Powers, without previously
declaring war, have sent their fleets into the
Black Sea, proclaiming their intention to pro
tect the Turks, and to impede the free naviga
tion of our vessels of war for the defence of our
coasts. After so unheard ofit course among
civilized nations, we recalled our embassies
from Englund and France, and have broken olf
all political Intercourse with those powers.
"Thus, England and France have sided with
the enemies of Christianity against Russia,
who is combating for the orthodox faith.
"But Russia will not betray her holy calling;
and, if enemies infringe our frontiers, we are
ready to meet them with the firmness bequeath
ed to us by our forefathers. Arc we not the
same Russian nation of whose exploits the
memorable events of 1812 bear witness?
"May the Almighty assist us to prose this
by deeds. With this hope, combating for our
persecuted brethern, followers of the faith of
Christ, with one accord let all Russia exclaim
—Oh! Lord, our Redeemer! whom shall we
fear? May God be glorified and his enemies
s.t. Petersburg, (21st,) Feb., 143.51."
THREE DAYS LATER FROM EUROPE,
ARRIVAL OF TM' AFRICA
Austria liaising a t:reat Army:
Anqther Insurrection in Western
NEW YORK, March 28.—The Royal Mail
Steamer Africa arrived at this port this morn
ing, after a passage of nearly seventeen days
from Liverpool. Her advices are three days
hater than those brought by the Pacific.
The War News.
The news from the seat of war presents no
The report of the capture of Kalafat, which
was trumped up by a portion of the press, is
not sustained by these advices.
The rumor that new propositions for peace
had been made by the Emperor of Russia, is
Hostilities between the Turks and Russians
have been suspended throughout Asia.
Prince Paskiewiteh has been appointed com
mander•in•chief of the Russian forces on the
Seven Turkish steamers have gone to Egypt
to fetch 10,000 troops for Albania.
The Gre'ck insurrection has again broken out
with much violence.
An insurrection has been discovered in West
ern Turkey, and a draft of a convention has
been framed for securing the future position of
Christians in that country.
There were but few Russian soldiers, at the
last accounts, before KuWet. They were
marching townrds &hay]. _
The Turks had not "gone beyond the fortifi.
cations of Kalafat.
The Turks have been beaten in several en
counters with the Greek insurgents.
In France the preparations for war continue
on the grandest scale.
Austria, too, is forming an immense army.
England has her fleets in readiness, and the
people manifest the greatest eagerness to settle
the question with the sword.
The first division. consisting of fonrteen Bri
tish ships, under Admiral Charles Napier, sail
ed from Portsmouth, on Friday, for the Baltic.
It was reported that 3000 British troops would
be sent to the Baltic, for land service. The
7711 Regiment embarked at Liverpool, on Fri
day, for Turkey.
The Emperor of Russia, with his family, had
left St. Petersburg, for Warsaw, where the Czar
hopes to exercise his influence more effectual
ly against Prussia and Austria.
At the commencement of this week the Czar
sent what purported to be proposals of peace,
to Vienna; the reception of which at first gave
rise to hopes of an accommodation. When,
however, the proposals came to he examined,
it was found tilt they contained all the,inad
missable demands of previous Russian projects.
The representatives of France, England, Aus-
tria and Prussia, have decided that the new
project does not come up to the requisitions of
the last protocol, to which they had set their
names, and that it cannot, therefore, be enter
The messenger conveying the summons of
France and England to the Czar requiring him
to withdraw his troops from Turkey within a
specified period, left Vienna on Tuesday. Nei
ther the Austrian or Prussian Government has
joined the Western Powers in this act. Ans.
tria is still exclusively intent on securing the
tranquility of the Selaves on both sides of the
Danube. This is the leading idea of an official
document published in Vienna on Tuesday, in
which the demands made by France and Eng
land on Russia are characterized as thorough
ly just, and in accordance with the interests of
Europe. It is then said that to the last, that
is, until now, Austria has done its duty to Ea
rope, and immediately following it is said, that
now the sole duty of the Austrian Government
is to maintain the interests of the monarchy.
Later from the Seat of War.
A despatch dated Vienna, March Bth, says:
Reports are current that the Russians are
withdrawing from Kalafitt.
We learn from Vienna that an army will be
formed in Moravia with the left wing at Trop
pan, and the right at Cracow ; and a reserve at
The same despatch informs us that there are
but a few thousand men before Katufa, and
that the Russians are marching towards the
;kiwi. The Turks have not ;ono beyond the
tbrtifications at Kalafut,
The Archduke Albert will he commander•in•
chief of the Austrian corps on the suuth•east•
Austrian consular reports from Tabris. in
the beginning of January make no mention
either of the fall of Khiva, or of the alliance
between Russia. Cabot, Khiva, and 130khara.
The latest letters from Constantinople state
that the Ottoman government has at last given
the necessary authority for the formation of
foroign leLfons. At the present moment Gen.
Wysocki is organizing a Polish legion at Con.
stantinople of 2000 men.
The Greek Insurrection.
A telegraph despatch, dated Vienna, Toms
k), evening, mays—"Despatelies brought by the
Turkish and English messengers, who arrived
here to-day, from Constantinople, are said to
rentain the notification of an insurrection in
Western Turkey, with the cause of the same,
and the draught of a convention tsar securing
the future position of the Christians in Turkey.
The Out Correspondenz states that fortifica
tions are to be formed at Gallipoli, under the
superintendence of English engineers.
“The citadel of Arta has a garrison of 2000
Albanians, with provisions and ammunition in
plenty. Strong reinforcements are arriving in
Epirus. 5000 men under Zimel Paella will,
enter Albania. Seven steamers has gone to
Egypt to fetch 10,000 troops for Albania. Au
English steamer has gone to Prevesa, and a
French one to Volo. A French and English
schooner were in the Pincus. The Wasp has
followed the other two steamers from Corfu,
and the frigate hos gone to Prevesn."
For the Journal,
Lines on the death of John Long.
He's gonel all mournful is the thought,
Lite's vivid scenes are o'er;
And soon—too soon his name's forgot,
It echoes back no more.
He loved to chant the merry notes
Of hormone and love;
But now he sings in nobler strains
With angel choirs above.
"Ah mother, why that mournful term?
Weep not," he cried, "for me.
Let songs of joy your voice engage,
My earth bound spirit's free.
I would not linger here below,
In Heaven are spiri', fair;
To that bright world o' bliss I go,
Prepare to meet me C.ere."
A change—a breach—how sad we feel,
Our brightest hopes are wrecked;
Will such a change our fates reveal ?
Oh 1 leave ma to reflect.
Heaven's atonement ho implored
In fervent humble prayer;
So let us all, with one accord,
PREPARE TO MEET HIM THERE.
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PROHIBITION IN N. Y.—ArmAxv, March 22.
—The Frohililtory Liquor Law TM passed the
House filially tins morning, hr n vote of 78
yeas to 42 nary. ft goes into effect on the first '
of Stay. The bill had previously passed the
Senate, and now only needs the signature of
the Governor to make it operative.
April 4, 1854.
Flour per bit., $7.50 4 $7,75
Clover Seed, per he., 7,00
Red Wheat, per ho., 1,40
White Wheat, per bu. 1,50
nye, per hu 80
Corn, per he 75
• Buckwheat, per ha 50
Oats. per ha 44
Flaxseed. per ha lOO
Hay, per ton 8 50
Butter, per Ih., lB
April 2, 1854,
Flour per bbl $7 50
Corn Wel 3 25
White Wheat, per be I 80
Reported by Carr, Giege & Cu., Con nassion
April 1, 1854.
Flour per 1,1,1 $7 37
Corn Meal 3 75
White Wheat, per bu 1 80
Red, 1 73
The must extraordinary diseorery in the World
is the Great Arabian Itcmedy Ar Man
Ir. G. FAIIIIFIZS
CELEBRATED ARABIAN LINIMENT
EVERY FAMILY should at once procure a
bottle of the great Arabian remedy for man
and beast, called H. G. FARRELL'S ARA
BIAN LINIMENT. It allays the most intense
pains in a few minutes, retorts the synovial
fluid or joint water, and thus cures stiff joints;
it penetrates the 110311 to the bone, relaxes con
tracted cords, cures rheumntism and palsied
limbs of twenty yours' standing; also tumors,
swelled neck, enlargement of the glands, and
is the best medicine for ailments of cattle ever
discovered, curing sweetly, spavins, splint, and
' i ll di sea se s which require an external applica•
Sun Ada 10 Year" xtainliug cured by
IL G. Farreird Arabian Liniment.
tfr. 11. G. Farrell.—Dear sir: I had been
afflicted with the "Sun Pain" for the lust ten
years, and could never get relief except by
bleeding; but by the use alt. Farrell's Ara
bian Liniment, applied over the temples about
three'or four times a day, it was entirely remo
ved, and I have felt nothing of it since. I went
into the stable one night, to apply it to a horse's
sore leg, and being very lame he stumbled and
fell against my legs, crushing and bruising
them so badly that the/ turned black as my
hat, rendering them powerless. I applied your
Liniment, and wns well enough in a few days
to go about again as usual. I also crushed
my finger in a shocking manner, by letting a
back log fall upon it; your Liniment soon heal
ed it up, though. JOHN B. M'GEE.
La Salle precinct, Peoria co., 111., Feb, 6, '49:
[Esq. Barker, str New Canton, 111., says sl
Mr. H. G. Farrell's Arabian Liniment has
cured some bad cases here, which every other
remedy had failed in; one was a white swelling
and contracted cords in the leg of a boy twelve
years old. The dog had withered away, and
was so contracted that be had no use of it.—
Three doctors bad tried their skill upon it in
vain, and he wos fist sinking to the grave,
when the boy's fitther was induced to try H. G.
Farrell's Arabian Liniment. Before the first
bottle was used up he came to Mr. 13.'s store,
and the first words ho said were, "Mr. Barker,
I want all that Liniment you have in the store;
the one bottle I got did soy boy more good
than all that lei ever been done betive." That
boy in now well and hearty, anti has freo use
of his legs. It is good for sprains, bruises, cuts,
burns and swellings.
Look out for Countofeild
The public are cautioned against another
counterfeit, which has lately made its appear
ance, called W. B. Farrell's Arabian Liniment,
the most dangerous of all the counterfeits, be
cause his having the name of Farrell, many
will buy it in good faith, without the knowledge
that a counterfeit exists, and they will perhaps
only discover their error 'when the spurious
mixture has wrought its evil effects.
The genuine article is manutretured only by
H. G. Farrell, sole inventor and proprietor,
and wholesale.druggist, No. 17 Main street,
Peoria, Illinois, to whom all applications fur
Agencies must be addressed. Be sure you get
it with the letters 11. G. before Farrell's, thus
G. FARRELL'S—and his signature on
the wrapper, all others are counterfeits.
Sold by Thos. Read & Son, Huntingdon, R.
E. Sellers & Fleming Brothers wholesale, Pitts
burg, and by regularly authorized agents
throughout the United States.
rsiiift Price 25 and 50 cents, and $1 per bottle.
AG ENTS WANTED in every town, village
and hamlet in the United States, in which one
is not already established. Address H. G. Far
rell as above, accompanied with good reference
as to character, responsibility, &c.
Fehuary 15, '54.-4t.
In Huntingdon, on the 22nd ult., by Rev J.
B. Williams, Mr. D. F. l'AttsoN to Miss M. J.
lawiN of Mill Creek.
On Thursday the 234 ult., by Rev. Mr. Clark,
Mr. JACO!) STEVER, Of Cass tp., to Miss CATHA
RINE Foray, of Union tp., both of Huntingdon
On the 21st ult., by Rev. P. M. Rightniyer,
Mr. GEORGE MET., of Marklesburg, to DIiSS
CATHARINE GARNER, of Woodcock Palley,
Huntingdon co., Pa.
Near II unting.don,on lust &aka* Mr. Jon
Ail KURTZ, aged 54 years.
The death of Mr. KURTZ will be deeply felt
by a large circle of friends and acquaintances.
He was a good citizen, a kind and indulgent
parent, and a true friend. His heart was full
of kindness and Christian charity, and it may
be truly said,
" None knew bite but to love him,
None named him but to praise."
On the 22d ult., ELIZABETU JANE, daughter
of Jacob and Susanna Hallman, of Henderson
township, agedl6 years, 6 months, and 15 dug.
The Huntingdon County Medical
Society will meet on TUESDAY of the first week
of the April Court, at 10 o'clock, A. AI., at the
usual place. A full attendance is requested.
April 5, 1854. 11. K. NEFF, Sect'y.
• - -
11.11. Morrow, A. 8., Principal; S.
Campbell, Associate Principal.
THIS institution is located at Shade Gap,
Huntingdon county, Pa., on the Coach-Route
from Mt. Union Penna. R. R. to Chambers
burg-17 miles from the former place, and 25
from the latter. Hence it is easy of access at
all times from the above, or intermediate points.
The Summer Session will commence—Wed.
nesday April 26th. Students from a distance
are required to board iu the institution with
the principals. For further information address,
S. Campbell, Shade Gap.
P. S. The pending Sale of the property will
imt interli•re with the arrangements in regard
to the SAW.
April sth '5 I-St.
for sale at the (Amp Stoll) 91ItIt1
AND PLENTY OF THEN, AT
Ttlilt: I . :1111121P VX 61,2
DAVID P. GWIN
I have Just received, and nm now opening, on
the center opposite Conti Hotel, it large and
beautiful assortment of
Spring and Summer Goods,
consisting of Clbths, Cassitners, Fang and nail,
Silks, Fancy and Black, Borego Delains, Bermes,
Bard 'Mains, Lawns, Gin;!lianis, Linens,
line, and'inints of ovary description. Hosiery,
Gloves, Silk Mitts, Long and Short, Veils. Cal
lon, linder-sleeves, Ribbons, Shawls-, and a va
riety of DRESS GOODS too numerous to men
tion. _ _
Also, a lnrge assortment of Bonnets, Tints and
Shoes, Groceries, Queensware, and Hardware,
Carpets, Oil Cloths and Carpet Bags, Clothes
and Market Baskets, Thickets, Churns, Tubs, &e.
The public are respectfully invited to call out
examine my Goods, as I am determined to sell
All kinds of Country Produce taken In ex
chango for Goods at flee highest market prices.
Hunt ingdon, April 9, 1834.
A VING removed his extensive Store to No. i,
MCCahan'S Row. formerly occupied by .T.
K. Simonton, is now prepared to accommodate
his old customers, and the public generally, with
a splendid and fashionable nsssortment of
SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS,
Ills assortment consists of
Dry Goods, Groceries,
and all kinds ofgoods usually kept in a Country
Store. Also, a beautiful cheap and elegant al
Ladles' Dress Goods,
and Trimmings of every variety. Also, Hats
Caps, Bonnets, Boots iind Shoes, and a variety of
goods of all kind,.
Country produce taken in exchange for goods,
at the highest market prices.
Huntingdon, April 5, 1854.
THE subscriber, wishing to quit business, Cif
offer at Public Outcry, on SATURDAY, Old
29th day of April, on his premises, at Paradise
Furnace, Tod township, Huntingdon county, the
following property, viz:-4 Mitch Cows, 8 bead
• Young Cattle, 10 full-blooded
Hogs, 2 large Wagons, 2 Sleds,
`, 0 sett horse Gears, Wagon Lad
dors, Ploughs, Hatrrows, 2 Fanning
Mills, and u variety of other farming utensils too
tedious to mention.
Also, at the seine time, a lot of Store Goode,
consisting or Dry Goods, Queenswarc, Hardware,
Boots and Shoes, &c.,
. . .
Sale to commencent 10 o'clock. A credit of
six months will be given to those purchasing any
amount exceeding three
Pamliac Furnace, April 5, 1853.41.
One Dollar Reward
R UNAWAY from the subscriber, living in UM
on township, on Wednesday, the 2eth of
March, n boy named Martin Miller, aged about
18 years, about live feet 6 inches high, stout made,
red whiskers, sandy hair, florid Mee, &c. The
above reward will be given for the delivery of
the boy to nit at my house, or in the Jail of Hun
tingdon. HENRY PHEASANT.
April 5,1854,2 w,•
L ETTF.RS Testamentary on the Ildate of
usannah Shade, late Susannah Levi, late of
the Borough of Huntingdon deed., having been
granted to the undersigned, persons indebted
will make immediate payment, and those having.
claims will present them properly authenticated
for settlement. A. W. BENEDICT,
April 5,'5t.-6t. Executor.
Publio Sale of Land
TN parspaire of directions in the last Will of .
James King, late of Shirley township, Hun
tingdon county, the undersigned, survi
ving Executor, will expose to Public Sale on the
SATURDAY, TDB 13TII DAY OP APRIL xpxT,
at 1 o'clock, P. M., a certain tract of lend situate
in the said township. adjoining land, of Major
John Shaver on the East. of Hugh King on the
North and West, of Henry Miller end Wm. Young
on the South, containing 40 Acres, be the
same more or less, of which about 40 Acres are
cleared, having thereon two good springs, a two
story log house, log bant, and small orchard.
Tenus or S.u.k.—One third of the purchase,
money to be paid within ten days after the sale,
when a deed and possession will be given, and thu
residue in two equal annual payments thereafter,
with interest, to be secured by the bonds antt
mortgage of the purchaser.
J'OIIN A. 13UCKLEY,
March 29, 1854.-3 t
ROBBED, BUT NOT DISBEARTENED.
Brilliant Display of Jewelry.
THE public generally, and the rascals who,
I some time since, entered my store and remo
ved valuables to the amount of about $1 lop
without my permission, are informed that 1 hays
just opened n more general and better assortment
of articles in my lino of business than was ever
brought to Huntingdon, consisting of Watches,
Jewelry, Clocks, Fine Knives, !
Pistols, Perfumery, Poll Mon- 's
naies, Silver Ware ' and Fancy
Articles, &c., &c. My old friends and customers,
and the public in general throughout the comity,
are requested to call and examine my assortment.
Huntingdon, March 29, 1854.
Notice to Collectors ,
NOTICE is hereby gic;;;;;tcieC;llectors or
State and County taxes of Huntingdon
county, to make efforts to pay as much as pos.
siblo 'Moth° County Treasury at the next April.
Court, as several heavy payments will shortly
have to be made.
Those Collectors, whose appointments bear
date in 1852 and previously, may expect to•
have executions issued against them shortly
after next Court, if they do not, in the mean
time, settle up and pay the balance due upon ,
their duplicates respectively.
By order of the Commissioners,
Starch 29, '51.-3t,
r, WELLS & CO., Pork Packer. ne a t 4,
•-•'• Wholesale Provision Dealers, No. Ena v
Liberty st.,Pittsburgh, will keep on hand,
reedy to supply nt all times and on the shortest
notice, choice and reliable articles in their lino of
business and upon accommodating terms. Their
main stock will consist of Bacon, Lard Oil,
Lard,Sugarcured Hann, Dried Beef,,
&C. They have also made arrangements for uu
early supply of
Lake Superior White Fish and Mack
in Lida. and half bhls., and which, coining direct
from the extremeit Northern waters, will be very
much sanction. to those of any other catch, and
they will he able to offer these' favorite artiefes at
lower rates than the inferior or Southern catch
are supplied in this market.
C. Wells & Co., desire to call the attention of
DEALERS and IttoN MEN, particularly, to their
stock of BACON, in the selection and prepara
tion of which particular attention has been given
to the quality, so as to OttOr to customers the
most reliable article. Orders will receive prompt
attention. [March 29,1854.-3 m.
Dr. Jaa.l l ll'elatock's Family Madiaiiiimi
ihr sale by HORACE: W. SellTli.
Huntingdon, March :29, 1854.-3 m.
UST I.:circa and for soio,MOOksrol,
ki,h, Plaster, bolt, &e., &0., by
1. & W. SAKTO.I.