Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, October 31, 1855, Image 2

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Wednesday ?Corning, October 31, 1855,
Thanksgiving Day.
Governor Pollock has appointed Monday,
the 22d day of November as a day of Thanks
giving, Prayer and Praise to Almighty God by
the people of the Commonwealth.
SHOWED HIS COLORS.—That exquisite sheet
the Blair County Whig, has strong tendencies
towards Locofocoistu. We dislike renegades.
REVOLVTIONIZING.-A letter from Ga.
vazzi to the New York Crusader, states that
the people of Italy are on the point of a revo
lution, and intimations are also thrown out
that the people of Sicily are moving for a union
with Sardinia.
vote in the State for Governor is 104,598—an
increase of 9832 over the vote in the guberna
torial election of 1853. Johnson, Dem., has
received 54,842, Andrews, K. N., 43,512, and
Overby, Temperance, 6,244 votes. Johnson's
majority over Andrews is 11,320,0ver Andrews
and Overby 5086.
SW-Col. Kinney it is stated, has come to an
understanding with the opposing claimants to
the Mosquito lands, and the united forces of
these parties will be brought to hear upon the
government to induce it to ratify the title un•
der which they jointly claim.
Riot—ln election riot in Baltimore City,
between the Americans and Democrats on last
Thursday, resulted in the death of one man
and the dangerously wounding of some six or
eight more. The fight lasted two or three
hours, and a large number of citizens were pre
vented from voting, in consequence. The K.
Nothing candidate was elected by 75 majority.
FUNNY.—The Register, of Hollidaysburg, is
rather snappish over our article alluding to the
County Fair. We penned the article in ques
tion, through the soheitation of a number of
our citizens, but we deny that old Huntingdon
ever did or ever will solicit the co-operation of
Blair. But, if it becomes necessary, we will
send some of our products up, to show how far
we surpass our tender "daughter."
Susquehanna Railroad has introduced on the
line a very simple and inexpensivo device for
preventing the intrusion of cattle along the
track. 4 platform of triangular wooden rods,
a few inches apart, is placed lengthwise between
the rails—the ground below having previously
been excavated to the depth of six or seven
ilia road, so as to make it necessary to cross
the platform to gain entrance to the railway.—
It appears that cows will have nothing to do
with the arrangement; they turn away from
the platform and the railway with perfect con
tempt, although they oould very readily cross
it if they had the coura, and disposition.
BuoAn Tor Irsats.—A workman engaged on
the Road, near Stonerstown, made a miracu
lous escape on Monday, the 22d inst. He was
engaged in putting in braces, on the trestle
work, at the distance of seventy-five feet from
the groand. • His foot slipping he fell some dis•
lance, when he providentially caught hold of a
projecting piece of timber, and succeeded in
maintaining his hold until rescued from his pe
rilous situntion. Another workman was se
verely injured by a spike which ha was driving
into the wood. It broke, and striking him in
the face knocked out several teeth and injured
his face considerably.
A number of coal cars for the Company baud
been completed, but are not used upon the road.
We understand that the Stonerstown Bridge
has been crossed by the locomotive. The road
may be said to be completed.
REDCCIVC THE PRICE or Ft.outt.The pen.
pie East are getting their floor at a much re
duced price, by means of association. A num
ber of the citizens of Concord, N. H., (where
flour is selling at $12,50 per bbl.,) recently got
up a subscription and sent an agent to the
West to purchase 300 Ws. Ho returned a few
days ago and delivered it to subscribers at $B,-
75 per bbl. This plan has been adopted in
several towns in the East. The citizens of
Thompsonville, C 0.., recently united in pur
chasing two hundred and fifty-two barrels of
flour from the manufacturers at Rochester, and
it was delivered at their doors at $9,36 per bar
rd. This Ives a saving of two dollars and a
half or three dollars on a barrel. The "Bread
League" in Charlestown, Mass., has been orga
nized, and five hundred barrels of flour have
keen subscribed for. Why cannot something
of this kind be done in Huntingdon ? Certain
ly the necessity exists to as great an extent
hero as elsewhere.
volutnn of this excellent monthly magazine,
.commencing with the January No., 1856, will'
contain over twelve hOndred pages of choicest
reading matter, steel and wood engravings and
music. Each number will contain a splendid
Steel engraving ; a plate of the Paris Fashions
on Steel, elegantly colored ; one or more arti
cles richly illuitrated with wood engravings ;
miscellaneous Prose and Poetry, ac., Lc. Ihe
Novels and Romances of Graham are univer•
sally acknowledged to excel in beauty and in•
serest any others published in America. All
the departments have at their head persons of
well established reputation for literary acquire
ments. The terms are exceedingly moderate
for so valuable a work. One copy, one year in
advance, $3 ; two copies, $5; five copies, (and
one to Agent or getter up of Club,) $lO ; 11
copies, and one to Agent, $2O ; for $6, one co.
py will be sent 3 years. Additions to clubs at
the same rate as club sent. Specimen copies
sent gratis to those desiring to get up clubs.—
All communications to be addressed to Atre
us See, No. 106 Chestnut St., Phila.
The Rio Grande Inaian War.
Although we are not much disposed to fa
vor any of the Texan incrusione into the terri
torial domain of Mexico, we must confess to
something like sympathy with the Texans in
their present war with the border Indians.—
Our renders arc not ignorant of the causes
which led to this invasion of of Mexico, as ev
ery fresh mail from the South has brought us
lamentable ac counts of the robberies and mur
der committed upon the frontier settlers by ro
ving bands of of Indians, whom it seemed im
possible to catch or identify. So general was
the terror caused by these repented visitations,
that in some sections the settlers were forced
to abandon their habitations, and seek shelter
is leas exposed positions. Had the filibusters
who lately crossed the Rio Grande to conquer
Northern Mexico, and establish the new repub
lic of Northern Mexico, devoted their attention
to the stoppage of Indian depredations, it would
have been far more creditable to their good
sense than the extravagant enterprise they
went upon. While they were thus busily en
gaged in paying attention to the affairs of the
neighboring republic, the merciless savage
was spreading havoc and desolation among
their own people. They were somewhat slow
to profit by the lesson, but having met with a
mortifying disappointmer.t in Mexico, and been
cast off by the leader upon whom they based
all their hopes, they were at last driven, through
sheer lack of any other excitement, to make
an effort to take care of their own suffering
people. From the liberation of Nothern Mex
ico they have been forced to turn to the libera
tion of Texas.
A number of expeditions have been sent
against the Indians, but all have utterly failed
except the one headed by Captain Callahan,—
Some of them recaptured a few horses, hut
none could get within fighting distance of the
Indians, the plain reason being that the mar
antlers came front the other side of the Rio
Grande, and retreated thither as soon as pun
sued. toiled States troops did the best they
could to protect the settlements, but as long as
the marauders found a safe refuge so near the
settlements which they attacked, is not posssi
ble to stop them. Large parties of savages
appeared simultaneously in sections of the state
widely distant from each other, and, mounted
upon fleet horses, for the dexterious manage
men of which they are famous, they bade de
fence to all pursuers. It was well known that
the Lipans occupied a position on the Mexican
side of the river, but at length it was ascertain
ed that they were not only culprits—that, in
fact, there Was a collection of remnants of va
rites desperate and savage tribes front the tni
ted States engaged in these outrages. It is al
so alleged that among the marauders were
many Mexicans, disguised as Indians, but of
this we have seen no evidence. editorial
article in:the New Orleans Picayune thus:states
the fact whiebdi. to Captain Callahan's inv.
"It seems that, a short time since, a band of
mingled Seminoles, Lipans and Mexicans, af
ter committing several murders, were watched
and seen to cross with a large quantity of sto
len mules, horses, cattle, be., nearly opposite
Eagle Pass. This information was communi
cated toCaptain Callahan, and led him to the
signal vengeance upon
"The chief seat of the Seminoles is near the
town of San Fernando, about thirty-five miles
from the river ; it was well known that here
Wild Cat and his band were encouraged and
supported by the Mexican authorities, and that
lie had held out inducuments for the Lipans,
Mescaleros and other tribes to jo'n him. This
whole section of Mexico has long been noted
as a nest of thieve, and murderers .Large num
bers of runaway slaves had congregated there,
protected from pursuit and recaptured by the
laws of Mexico and it was shrewdly expected
that they were also in league with the Indians,
and participated in their marauding expedi
tions. Several attempts have from time to time
been made by the owners some of these slaves
to recover them, which have always been frus
trated by the Mexicans, and particularly the
authorities of the town of Piedras Negras, op
posite Eagle Pass where Capt. Callahan cross
.ed, and where he was at last accounts. The
duplicity with which these authorities and pee
ple acted towards Capt. C. and his command,
and their endeavors to entrap him, by their
false and treacherous offers of assistance, into
a place where, as they deemed certain destruc
tion awaited the whole party folly justify the
opinions which the people of Texas have long
entertained, and have freely expressed regar
ding them:.
The 010-he's—Pyramid.
al the glorious Democratic pyramid that has
been erected in a few weeks, by the indomita•
blo masses of the Democracy, aroused to ac•
tion by the attempted usurpations of fusion
combinations :
• TEXAS! ! I
. INDIANA II!1 ! !
And a Gain of 50,000 in OHIO ! ! !
How could Know Nothingism help but full
from such a giddy height 7—Globe.
That might possibly be a magnificent pyre,
mid for Democracy, were you not, as a cotetn
pantry says, under the necessity of stealing the
timber. Maine is sot Democratic,—Texas for
the first time in its history, is not wholly Dem
ocratic,—Tennessee is half and half,—in Mar.
ylnnd the election is yet to come off, and what
you get of it you can put in the pyramid, or the
corner of your eye. Pennsylvania is not Dem
ocratic,—you have a minority Canal Commis
sioner, and do not reach your vote of last year
by many thousands, when you were beaten by
about 40,000. In Ohio, you are like the boy
at school, who exultingly boasted to his friends
that he was next to head, but had toadmit that
the class consisted of him and another boy.—
Great pyramid that,—stands out in bold relief
in the Globe's imagination, and nowhere else ;
but suppose it was a reality, what then ? We
believe the Globe constructed one about three
times as high, two years since,—and if "Sam's"
family fell from that, they didn'tcomplain very
much-:-somebody else did though,—said they
were ground to powder, and blamed the bloody
Cayennes,—and somebody else will have ores:
sion for blame again in 1856. We pity them
but can't help it. The editor of the Globe can
si; beneath the shade of that pyramid, if there's
enough of it to cast a shadow—but if it does,
when it finds itself buried beneath the wreck,
it will please remember with gratitude, that it
is indebted to tut for a timely warning and friend
ly admonition.
Session 1855.
The new Legislature will stand as follows.—
The newly elected Senators are 'narked with an
asterisk :
House of Representatives.
Isaac Robinson, D. Rufus K. Campbell, D.
Jll9. B. Fulton, D. Robt. B. Morehead, A.
Samuel Smith, D. Limaxox.
Jas. Salisbury, D. William A. Barry, A.
L. B. Patterson, D. George J. Brush, D.
ARMSTRONG,. Ac. Jesse Reinhold, D.
Michael K. Boyer, D. P. W. Housekeeper, A.
Philip Clover, A. Wm. Hamilton, A.
Darwin Phelps, A. C. L. Hunsecker t A.
Beaven, Ac. LUZERN.
R. B. McCombs, Foe. Harrison Wright, D.
D. L. Imbrie, Pus. Henderson Gaylord, A.
A. W. Crawford," MERCER.
BEDEORD, ie. Samuel Kerr, Rep.
R. Nelson Smith, D. S. P. McCalmont, Rep.
Jos. Bernard, D. Daniel Lott, Rep.
J. L. Getz, D. John Purcell, A.
B. Nunemacher, D. MONROE it PIKE.
Wm. Heins, D..... Abr. Edinger, D.
George Shenk, D. 'MONTGOMERY.
BLAIR, &c. Josiah Magas, D.
John H. Wintrode, A. George Hamel, D.
John M. Gibboney, A. A. B. Longaker, D.
Bart. Laporte, Rep. John A. limes, D.
Judson Holcomb, Rep. Jesse Pearson, D.
John Mangle, D. J. H Zimmerman, D.
John H. Lovett, D. PERRY.
Alex. B. Johnson, D. Kirk Haines, A.
Joshua Frey, D. E. Joy Morris, A.
Thomas Craig, D. Jacob Dock, A.
CENTRE. George Smith, D.
Jacob Struble, A. Aaron Coburn, D.
And. Buchanan, D . L. Wright, D.
Robert Irwin, D. os. Hnneker. 1).
Joseph Dowdell, John McCarthy, D.
CLEARFIELD, & . C. M. lieisenring, D.
Seth A. Backus, D. Charles Cathy, D.
CLINTON'. &e. John Hancock, D.
John C. McGhee, A John Roberts D.
Saml. Caldwell, A. T. Yeardsley,'D.
COLUMBIA. Samuel A. Hibbs, D.
J. G. Montgomery, D. John Thompson, D.
CRAWFORD. Frederick J. Walter, D.
Leonard Reed. Rep. SCHUYLKILL.
Joseph Brown, Rep. Wm. B. Lebo, D.
CUMBERLAND. Samuel Ripple, D.
Wm. Harper, D. SOMERSET.
James Anderson, D. J. Augustine, A.
John Wright, A. Thomas J. Ingham. Rp.
David Mumma, A. John V. Smith, D.
Chas. D. Manley, D. T. L, Baldwin, Rep.
Murray Whallon, F. G. W. Strouse, A.
Gideon J. Ball, " WASHINGTON.
PAYETTE, &c. Geo. W. Miller, D.
Peter A. Johns, D. David Riddle. D.
H. 1). Foster, J. -.
iii .- 1/ . ;El
Samuel Hill, D. Nathan'l W. Vail, D.
John Fausold, D. YORK
FRANKLIN. James Ramsey, D.
James 13. Orr, D. Isaac Beck, D.
James C. Boyd, D. Sam'. Mancar, D.
Regular Democrats, 65 ; State Administration,
la Dist.—Philadelphia City, Eli K. Price,
\V., and Wit : A. Crabb, A.
_ _
id—Philadelphia Co'unty—Henry C. Pratt,
A., N. B. Browne, D., and Harlan Ingram,
3d—Montgomery—Thomas P. Knox, D.*
4th—Chester and Delaware—J. J. Lewis,
Ali. u. zvans,
Gth—Bucks —Jonathan Ely, D.*
7th--Lancaster and Lebanon—J. W. Kil.
linger, A., and J. G. Shuman, A.
Bth—Northumberland and Dauphin—D.
Taggart, A.
9th—Northampton and Lehigh—Joseph Lao
bach, D.*
10th—Carbon, Monroe, Pike and Wayne—
J. H. Walton, D.
llth—Adama and Franklin—D. Mellinger,
12th—York—Wm. H. Welsh, D.*
13th—Cumberland and Perry—S. Wherry,
Lith—Centre, Lyeoming, Clinton and Sulli.
van—Andrew Gregg, A.*
15th—Blair, Cambria and Huntingdon—J.
Cresawell, Jr., D.
16th—Luzerne, Montour and Columbia—C.
Duckalow, D.
17th—Bradford, Susquehanna and Wyoming
—W. M. Platt, D.
18511—Tiogn, Potter, McKean, Elk, Clear.
field and Jefferson—lf.ry Souther, Rep.*
19thMereer, Venango and Warren—Thos.
Hoge, 1). •
and Crawford—D. A. Finney,
21st—Butler, Beaver and Lawrence—John
Ferguson, A.
21nd—Alle,gheny—J. It. McClintock, 1).,
and William Wilkins, D..
23d—Washington n,,d Grecno—J. C. Flea•
nigen, A.
- Nth—Somerset, Bedford and Fulton—F.
Jordan, A.
25th—Armstrong, Indiana and Clarion—
S. S. Jamison, 1).
2fflh—Juniata, Muffin and Union—James
W. Sellers, A.
27th—Westmoreland and Fayette—W. E
Frazer, A.
28th—Seltuyikill—C. M. Straub, D.*
Democrati 17, Administration 16.
Dem. Am. Rep. W. Fue.
17 14 1 1 0
65 21 0 0 5
82 33 10
Democratic majority on joint ballot 31.
. - - -
11kirIt will be seen by the names of the mem.
bers elect to the Legislature that the Senate
contains but 17 Pierce-ites, instead of 18 as
we gave them credit last week, thus reducing
their majority in the Senate to one. The'anti.
National Administration strength in the house,
it will be seen, is 32.
The Murder of Graf and Hadel•
The trial of Miller for the murder of Graf,
the young man in the employ of Dr. Hedel, was
brought to a close to day by a verdict of guilty
of murder in the first degree. The evidence
was nearly the same as that on his trial for the
murder of Dr. Modal.
Ennuis Election—A despatch from St. Louis
says that the free state party have polled 3,000
votes for Ex-Gov. Reeder, as a candidate for de.
legate to Cangress from Kar.zas, None hut
actual residents for thirty days were permitted
to vote at this election, which was held on the
9th. The election of Wnitefield, the delegate
elected at the former election, in which the Free
State party would not participate, is to be con.
Hard to please—A German woman in Lan•
caster, who had married three husbands all liv
tog, had some trouble the other day, on the men•
ing of the three to claim her, which to choose.
She finally selected No. 3.
The End of Arctic Exploration.
It has been reserved for two officers of the
American Navy, remarks the Philadelphia Sun,
to reach the greatest northern and southern lat
itudes of any polar explorers. Wilkes, having
almost touched the southern point of the earth's
axis, and Kane having come even nearer to the
northern extremity; Wilkes discovered an ant
arctic continent, and Kane found the great Arc
tic Sea, which was only supposed to exist, and
perhaps an Arctic continent. Now, unless we
feel inclined to send our marble tablets witlt
engraved superscriptions, commemorative of
these achievements, to be hung on the ends of
the poles, we must consider that nothing more
can be gained to science, and nothing achieved
for humanity from further polar exploration.—
God in his wisdom, has fixed icy barriers tc hu
man progress and has thrown the pall of night
for six consecutive months over the eye of man.
We know that a north-west passage actually ex
ists ; but that it is impracticable for purposes
of commerce, the world's heart has been set at
rest from its sad beating for the fate of Sir John
The location of the magnetic pole is accu
rately enough defined to adjust the variations
of the compass, and the mystery of the Auro.
ra Borealis may never be solved, and yet the
world goes on. For all practical purposes we
know enough, and therefore we may presume
that the Kane expedition is the last that will be
fitted out. All that daring and perseverance
could effect has been accomplished, and it mat
ters now but little, what capes, headlands, seas
or mountains are among the eternal glaciers
and great icebergs of those regions I We can
not afford to sacrifice more for the little good
that may result; tie cannot peril valuable lives
in the hope to penetrate the illimitable solit
udes which "seemed lengthening as they go."
Kane has achieved thecrowning glory in po
lar adventure, and when he has contributed to
the scientific world, the result of his observa
tion, he must seek new fields in inure genial
climes, for his spirit of chivalrous reseal ch.—
We should like to have an expedition raised at
the government's expense to include Fremont,
Kane, Bayard Taylor, Wilkes, and other expe
rienced travellers, with liberty assigned them
to shape their course wherever they thought ad
venture would be most romantic and the fields
of exploration most untrodden. But let the
north, with the bear and the walrus, its stunted
Esquimaux and all its darkness and solitude,
remain the sealed book which the Deity seem
ed to have intended.
"Look Out for Pun."
"Some of the signers of the "Circular" cal
led upon the editor of the Globe last week, and
desired hint to give up the paper, which he re
fused doing."— Iluntniud on Journal, 17th Oct.
"Was it a dream you had Mr. editcou of the
Journal—or have you determined to LIE your.
eels out of your unpleasant position. Not a
single signer of the "circular " has ever "desir
ed us to give up the paper." Neither do we
believe that any one of them, ever stated to you
that we had been called upon and the paper de.
madded. Give us the names of "some of the
signers" who, you say, called upon us. We are
afraid you are getting no better fast—the Pro.
fessor must put you through. second time."—
Huntingdon Globc,24th October.
• Mr.Elllige - orAT:ifiiiitrigiiou ;ourun d~—
have just been shown a copy of the Hunting.
don Globe, published in your borough, in which
I find an editorial article, calculated to deney
the truth of an allegation you made, relative to
a certain 'Circular' which was published in that
paper, previous to the election. Now as I am.
ono of the persons whose names are attached to
the "Circular," and one of the number who in.
formed you that application had been made for
the paper which I did sign, I deem it but a
mere act of justice on my part towards you, to
make the following statement Previous to
the late election, a paper was extensively circa.
toted in this township, by a prominent Demo.
crat, containing merely the query, addressed
to you—" Will you support the fusion ticket I"
Now being a Whig, and opposed to any coali.
lion with Democrats, and presuming that the
paper was to request you to oppose fusion, I
signed it, with many of my neighbors, under
that belief. I was astonished and angered the
next week on finding my name attached to the
"Circular" which the Globe published, it con•
taining the very sentiments to which I was op.
posed, and to which, 1 assure you, I never did
and never could be persuaded to subscribe my
name. I made it my duty to call upon the ed
itor of the Globe, fur the purpose of seeing if
anything had been added to the query above
named, after the signatures had been procured.
After a search, Mr. Lewis informed me, the pa.
per could 110 i be found ! These statements I
' feel called upon to make, much as I dislike ha.
ving my name appear in print.
Yours truly, ROBERT REED."
Another arrival from abroad lately. No ins
portant engagement has taken place between
the contending parties; but evils of war are
spreading over a more extended sphere. The
fleets of the Allies being liberated by the des.
traction of the Russian vessels at Sevastopol,
cruising round seeking for an opportunity of
burning and destroying the property of the en
emy on land and sea. It is thought that Odes
sa, a large and important city, will be an ear•
ly object to attack.
Pe'rekop has been threatened by the allied
forces, but their advance is checked for the
present. A French force is gathering on the
Danube. A fleet of the allied vessel is before
Odessa, preparing to commence an immediate
bombardment. Ten thousand men are employed
in making a road from Balaklava to the allied
camp at Sevastopol. A British fleet has been
sent to Naples. During the three weeks pre
ceding the fall of Sevastopol, the Russian losses
were over :12,000 men, exclusive of deaths by
disease A battle has been fought in Asia by the
Russians, under Houravieff, and the Turks, un•
der Ali Pasha, in which the latter won him.
self taken prisoner, and has 300 men killed.—
It seems to have been a cavalry fight. Kars
still held out, but the garrison was reduced to
great extremity, and Omar Pasha was advan•
cing from Batoum to attempt to raise the siege.
At Sweaburg the Russians were actively repa
ring the fortifications. Nineteen Russian mer•
chant vessel have been captured oft' the coast
of Finland, and ten more burned at the mouth
of the Sells. An alliance between Prince Na
poleon and the Princess Royal of England is
rumored. It is announced that the Danish
government has invited all the maritime pow
ers, including United States, to meet in Con.
geese at Copenhagen to settle the Sound
Dues. In Greece the ministry have resigned
and a new cabinet been formed.
a balloon ascension from Cincinnati last week
on horseback. The horse and his rider reach.
cal the earth in safety, after ascending to a
great height. An indiviclual may endanger
his own neck if he chooses, but what right ins
ha to punish a horse in this way?
Resigned—ft is sahiliat Gen. Simpson, the
commander•in•chiof of the British forces in the
Crimea, has tendered his resignation, but the
Government refuses to accept.
On Saturday morning last our community
was thrown into a high excitement by a most
outrageously bold attempt, to arrest and carry
off a colored man, without any show of right
or authority. As nearly as we can getat them,
the circumstances appear to be, that the color
ed man hid arrived in town the evening before
and had lodged all night with Snyder Carr, a
colored citizen of Gaysport. In the morning
he started in the cars for Pittsburg, but in pas
sing through Gaysport, an individual who
has given his name as Jones PARSONS, Jr., a
stranger in our community, got into the cars
also, and the colored man discovering him
about the time the train got to the upper end
of Gaysport, jumped off, and the Slave-Catch
er,Sidnapper, or whatever nifty be his vocation
jumped off too, and with the assistance of a
chivalrous Democrat Offlee-holder, on the Por
tage road, who glories in the name C-o-l-o-ii-e.l
Hiram Lentz, and luxuriates iu the next
thing to a sinecure at the rate of sotne $2 a
day of the people's money, arrested the poor
darkey, and took him to Is ellerman's tavern,
where they placed him on a horse, and under
took to ride him on; alleging we believe, that
he was a runawayolave, and bad stolen ahorso.
But the man resisted, and called for help, pro
testing that he had committed no offence and
was about to be taken away, without claim or
authority : whereupon Gen- Potts, Col. Piper,
and perhaps some others present, with a hu
manity and regard for the right that must ever
be greatly to their praise, interfered, and de
manded of the suspected man stealer, his au
thority for the arrest informing him at the
same time. that if he bad a legal claim to the
man, they would assist in the execution of the
law, against him; that the people here are law
abiding people, and that the laws of Pennsyl.
vania must be respected—,to which very prop.
er demand and *marks the scoundrel retorted,
by tl rainy Pennsylcania and her lame d
and declaring that lie didn't care a ti—n
fur tlrent : that lie seas not acting under them!!
Failing to produce any writ or authority
whatever, for arresting, detaining or removing
the colored man, the affrighted soul was al
lowed to go; and Messrs. Potts and Piper we
believe, got out a warrant against Mr Parsons
kunior, and had him arrested on a charge of
idnapping and breach of the Peace. He was
taken before Justice Con and bound over in
the sum of $2,000 to answer at Court, Messrs.
H. L. Patterson and R. M.. Lemon, being
sureties for him. In the afterpart of the
day however, his sureties surrendered him, and
were released ; and Mr. Kellerman of Gaysport
came to the rescue and saved him from limbo
by taking the place of Messrs. Patterson and
Lemon, as his surretv. And thus the matter
stands at the time we write.
The darkey is understood to have taken pee
age on the underground railroad. At all events
he is among the missing, and the merciful Col.
Lentz didn't help him over the Portage.—Hol.
TREE Love' IN New YORK.—There is a
society in New York calling itself "The Pro.
growl.. Union Club," devised by Alfred Bris
bane, and a number of Socialists and Women's
Rights men and worgen, of loose moral notions.
The Tribune has a long expose of its objects
and practises, and according to the account it
is a most damnable system that would not be
tolerated a day is any other
. place except the
hotbed of moral prostitution in which it flour
lobes. This Club we are told meets on Mon
day and Thursday evenings of each week over
Taylor's Refreshment Saloon, No. 555, Broad
way, and is composed of between five hundred
and six hundred members, with an average at
tendance of about half of those numbers. The
Tribune says:
"At these semi-weekly meetings, the mem
hors of the Club and the strangers whom they
introduce walk talk, walk sing flirt, and en
selecting his or her associate tra t OrAlN — tir
traction and affinities, and always with' a due
regard to Individual Sovereignty. Occasional.
ly the audience is amused, entertained, or bor
ed—as the case may be—by n speech from the
chief, or some other great man in the Free-
Love Israel, who nosy bo impressed with the
idea that he has an important message to coin
municate. Although the exercises, topics, and
amusements indulged in take a wide range, the
main idea which draws and holds together this
motley party is Free Love, or Passional Attrae
lion, as some of them prefer to call it. They
repudiate the present system of marriage, deny
the tight of society or the State to interfere in
any way with the subject ally further than it
may rightfully interfere with any civil contract,
and contend that marriage may be limited or
life partnership, at the option of the man and
woman who are the sole rightful judges of the
manner of its beginning and termination.
A Jew—The newly elected Mayor of London.
Snow—The first snow of the year in this
place, fell on Thursday lest.
A Mang Governor—Mr. Johnston the new
Governor of California, is from Indiana and
now only 30 years of age.
Wrong—To place men who are Locofocos
at heart, on the Whig State Committee. We
could mention one at least.
A Wager—The people of Blair Co. brag o
ver big apples ; we'll bet "a jigger all 'round,"
that Taylor & Cremer can produce better, and
let the next fair decide.
Burma. in EFFMY.—James Campbell, the
Papish Post Master General was burnt in e@'i•
gy in Tyrone City, Blair Co., Pa., last week.
It appears that ho had removed the P. M. of
that place, for holding American principles,
and substituted another.
"It is appointed untaman once to die."—One
grave-digger at Norfolk, assisted, during the
late pestilence nt that place, in burying twenty
three hundred dead bodies, when he died, and
was consigned to mother earth, to mingle his
ashes with those who had gone bailee him.
In this borough on Tuesday the 16th inst.,
by Rev. 0. 0. McClean, Dr. Ellwood Andrew
of Peoria, Illinois, to Miss Fanny J. Fisher,
daughter of Thomas Fisher, Esq., of this bor•
In Shafferavilla, on Sunday evening, the 22d
inst., by Peter Tippery, Esq., Mr. John Beck to
Mrs. Margaret E. Minick, both of Spruce Creek.
On the 18th inst., by Roe. J. W. 11 . aughawout
Mr. Samuel S. Miller to Miss Mary Jane Orbs
dy, all of East iturree, Hunt. Co.
On the 25th inst., by Rev. N. S. Buckingham,
Mr. James Gerheart to Mina Elizabeth Ricks,
both of Walker township, this county.
MARMATS.—FIour market is firmer, .d
some 401900 barrels have been taken for ship
ment at $9 for standard brands, and $9,25
$9,371 per barrel for extra. For home use
the sales range at from s9®slo for common
to extra family flour, including fancy brands at
higher rates. Wheat is in better demand, and
about 15,000 bushels have been sold at 195®
200 cents for fair prime Red, and 205®215
cents for White•—the latter for prime quality.
Corn is in steady demand, and 2500 bushels
Yellow sold at 95096 cents. Rye is lower,
sad about 1300 bus. sold at 120®121 cents.
The Partnership heretofore existing between
the undersigned, is this day by mutual consent
dissolved. The business will be carried on
hereafter, by John Huyett. Jr., at the old stand.
Oct. 31,1855,41'.
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The undersigned will otter at public sale on
Wednesday, the 12th day of December next, on
the premises,
all that valuable farm situate on
James Creek at its junction with the Raystown
Branch of the Juniata River, one mile and a
half from the "Worthington" depot of the Broad
Top Railroad, and twelve miles from Hunting-',
don—houtaining about 225 acres, having thereon
a new three story stone and frame Grist Mill,
with four run of burrs, and all the modern im
provements—a large stone mansion house the
late residence of the late James Entrek in, Esq.,
a large bank barn, a two story brick dwelling
house for Mill—two log tenant houses and oth
er improvements. About 150 acres of the land
is cleared, 50 acres of it being first rate river
bottom. This Milt is situate in one of the best
wheat growing neighborhoods in the Stets. A
good level road to the Railroad. The situation
is a good one fora store, and the farm would
suit for dividing.
The owners will sell at private sale, and will
offer at public sale as above, if not sooner sold
The money is not wanted soon, and terror will
be made easy. Payments extended to any rea
sonable number of years, for part, or on the
whole, to suit purchasers, if properly secured.
Terms will be published on day of sale. Pos
session will be given on first of JTjtuttly?!first of
Huntingdon Pa., Oct. 99,1855.—t!.
THE subscriber offers for sale a tract of land
I situate. in Henderson township, Huntingdon
county, bouhdcd by lands of Peter Swoop°, John
McCartney's heirs, and others, containing
175 and one-half Acres,
about 110 acres are cleared and in a goodstate
of cultivation, the balance being well.timbered.
The improvements
are a good LOG
ORCHARDS nod a never-failing SPRING of
water near the house. This farm is situated
six miles from the town of Huntingdon.
Terms will be made easy to suit purchaser.
October 31, 1851.—tf.
CARD.—A PAMPHLET recently fell into my
bands, entitled a "Reply to a Pamphlet entitled
a Statement of the facts connected with the late
re-organization of the Faculty of the Medical
Department of the Pennsylvania College," Sec.,
in which my name appears to a Memorial to the
Trustees of the Medical Department of said Col
lege; asking them to place the College Building
in the hands of Drs. Derma and Wiltbank,
which memorial I never sow or heard of until I
saw it in the pamphlet referred to.
my consent or knowledge, can be nothing more
or less than a palpable forgery. Such a docu
ment, purporting to be facts, in regard to the af
fairs of the Institntion, in which names are for
get, in order to give it the semblance of truth,
is deserving the scorn and contempt of an leanest
a isil le , O p e u o b r i g i i c a . , Oct.3Tl. I"P Ws%
Ad ,
Came to the residence of the subscriber in
Porter tp., Huntingdon county,
\ about the 16th of Oct., two steers
”,4 supposed to ho 3 yenrs oW, One
_ red and white spotted, the other
brown and white spotted. Also nbout the Ist of
September, one yearling Heifer, brindle and
white spotted; and about the same time, five
Shoats, eight or ton months old. The owners
will please come forward, prove property, pay
charges and take them away, or they will be dis
posed of according to low.
Oct. 31, 1855.-4 t.
Estate of HUGH ANIMEWS_, late of
Lancaster City, dec , d.
LETTERS of Administration on the estate of
Hugh Andrews, deed., having been granted
to the undersigned, by the Register of Lancas
ter County, all persons having claims against
the said estate will present their claims, and all
persons knowing themselves indebted to said de
ceased will make payment to either of the un
dersigned Aelmiministrators, or to James W.
Andrews in the city of Lancaster, their agent.
ROBERT R. ANDREWS, Lower Oxford,
Chester co., JOHN JOHNSON, Little Britain
tp., Lancaster county, Adm'rs.
Oct. 31 et. 1855.-6 e.
L ETTERS testamentary on the estate of
Abraham Hegie, late of Tell tp., dee'd.,
having been granted by the Register of Wills to
the undersigned, all persons having claims
against said deceased are notified to present them
to. and all persons indebted nro requested to
make payment to
Oct. 31, 1855.-6 t.•
The members of this Society will meet in
Huntingdon, on the Tuesday of the first week
of the November Court. Punctual attendance
is requested. J. M. GEMMILL, Scc'y.
Oct. al, 1.855.—t6n0v.
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ker City Publishing House,f . :l2 South Third
street, Philadelphia, or Queen City Publishing
House, 1151 Main street Cincinnati, Ohio.
Oct: 24.-2-st,
Will be sold at Public Sale on the premises,
one mile from the mouth of Spruce Creek in
Franklin township, Huntingdon county, on
TUESDAY; NOVEMBEherth, 1855.
One of which contains
265 ACRES,
more or less. About 160 acres of which arm
cleared, and in a high state of cultivation an)
balance good timber land. Or this farm tliere
is erected a
now occupied by Daniel Shultz. A large hoofs
barn, and all the convenient out•buililtogs.--
There is also a good well and spring or water.
never known to fail, conveniently located to
the floe. and Barn.
The other of which contains about
more or less, about 100 acres of which are elm.
red, and under excellent fetter, and well cultiva
ted ; the balance is well timbered. On this
farm is erected a good, substantial STONE
HOUSE, now occupied by li. 1.. Harvey. A
small Bank llsrn and a good Well of water;
and there is also a small orchard on it.
Both of the above farms are situated one
mile from the Repot of the l'eattn..ltailtosd,
at the mouth of Spruce Creek, and tt nr miles
from the Penna. Canal tit Waterstrect tied in
one of the best neighborhoods fur abome tna r
ice, in the interior of the State; being eor•
ty \Perim.
On the first farm there is dile a witiow's dew
er of $2789 27. On the accord farm thew, is
also due n witkn's &wet. of sl4eo. The pm.-
chaser will be subject to the payment or the a
bove dotter, on the death of the widow ; the
interest to be paid annually until that this,.
The balance of the purchase mousy to ho
paid as follows, to wit
$5OO to be paid on each farm when thepro
perty is knocked down, or satisfactory security
given therefor. The purchaser of the &strurm
to pay $lOOO on the first day of April, 1858.
when a deed shall be executed and delivered.
and possession given or the farm. The balance
to he secured by bond nod mortgage. and the
time of payment to be in 1,4, 5, or 10 equal
annual payments to suit the purchaser.
The purchaser of the second farm to pay
$5OO on the Ist of April,lBs6, and the balance
secured so ill the case of the first forts, with
same.privilege as to 4ime of payment. Any
information relative to said Farms, can be had
on enquiring of
lhnrlin;ldwr r ['vine
October 17. 18.15.-0.
J( ESSLER & 11110. have jug received
large and well assorted stock of WI and
winter goods, suitable for the wants of all, and
particomrly the farming community ,• 0 good
assortment of made up clothing, llardware,
Queensware, &c.
A superior article of Coffee, Sugar, Wlasseg
nod Tobacco, which will ho Kohl at a small ad
vance on cost. Call and examine for your
mirk Also, large supply of tish, salt, plaster,
stone coal, Iron nails, and stores, constantly on
hand and to
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•We ore prepared to exhibit a much la get
stock of boots and shoes than heretofore, and
at reduced prices. Call aml see before purchas
ing your winter supply.
• U7 - The highest price paid for all kind of pro
Mill Creek, Oct 10, 1855-6 t.
75 I:l ,y bls. blackeral justiaes%rieptinillf3olr6;ia.;
300 BS:icckisiyaround Atstaptillie2l.2azl.for
170 Tons Plaster recelai:TlErit:aLeitiB:
75KEGS of nails & spikes for Limo'
N an ' il Water fTr id e e nle y (1:4118.11321;j113Z‘I.
30,000 low v 7 al
°l tTiel F te r b r p b r i l-#:- 7.!
T ILE subscriber is happy to inform name his ,
out friends and customers thathe has added
very largely to his already extensive and varied
stock of new and popular books—and can now
boast as groat a variety at the same low prices
as the City Book Stores. llis STATIONARY
is of great variety and well selected, viz : Fan
cy and Plain Note Letter and Cap paper and
Envelopes. Gold Pens and Silver Holders
from Si upwards, Pen and Pocket Knives, Port
Monnaies and Pocket- Books, Ink and inkstand.
Razor-strops and Brushes, &e.
School Books in quantities to country merch
ants and teachers at City wholesale prices.—
Wrapping paper constantly on hand.
1000 PIECES WALL PAPER of every
kind, Window Paper and painted
Shade, with Putnam's Patent Self -Adjusting
Curtain Fixtures. All the above at Phila. re•
tail prices, call and examine, endeavor to
V aasa." Store on Railroad St. Huntingdon,
a. WM. COLON..
10. K.