Huntingdon journal. (Huntingdon, Pa.) 1843-1859, June 02, 1858, Image 2

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Editor and Proprietor.
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Wednesday Morning June 2, 1858,
The Circulation of the Hun
tingdon Journal, is great- '
er than the Globe and Am
erican combined.
CLUBBING WITH MAGAZINES.
The Huntingdon JOURNAL for oneyear, and
either of the Magazines for the same period
will be sent to the address of any subscriber
to be paid in advance as follows :
The Journal and Godey's Lady's Book, for
one year, $3 50
The Journal and Graham's Magazine, for
one year, $3 50
The Journal. and Emerson's Magazine and
Putnam's Monthly, for one year, $3 50
The Journal and Frank Leslie's Family
Magazine and Gazette of _Fashion, fur one year
$3 50
The Journal and Lady's Home Magazine,
for one year, $2 75
Vag Journal and Peleraon Magazine, for
ono year,
The Journal and Atlantic Monthly, for one
year, $3 50
INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.
The Golden Prize.
Hair Restorative.
Public Sale.
Notice.
A Prize for Everybody.
Foundry.—R. C. McGill.
Cloth-Cleaning —Zechariah Johnson.
List of Retailers.
Portable Fence—H. Cornprobst.
Drugs.—McManigel & Smith.
Orphan's Court Sale.—G. H. Stewart
Wigs & Tout ees.—Geo. Thurgaland.
Sewing Machine.—Grover & Baker.
To Contractors.—H. W. Miller.
Cook Stove.—Call at this Office.
Sale of Unseated Lands.
Borders History of all Nations.
Dentist.—Dr. R. A. Miller.
Horse Taming.
Oil Paintir gs to be given away.
Catawba Brandy.
Liver Invigorator.
To Merchants and Farmers.
Saving Fund.
Stage Line.
Dr. Hardman.—To Invalids.
Gunsmithing.
Dr. John McCulloch.
Cassville Seminary.
Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills.
Burr Mill Stones.
H. Ronan.—Clothing.
Dry Goods.—Fibher & McMurtne.
Nicholas' Bank Note Reporter.
Hardware.—J. A. Brown.
Dentist.—Dr. J. R. Iluyett.
Attorneys.—Scott & Brown.
Paper Hanging.—Howell & Bro's.
Letter Coppier for sale.
Electric Oil.
Lindsey's Blood Searcher.
Dry Goods.—D. P. Gwin.
Antiphlogistic Salt.
Boolcs.—W. Colon.
Huntingdon Mill.
Foundry.—Cunningham & Bro.
flry Goods &c•—David Grove.
Attorney.—T. P. Campbell.
Consumption.—G. W. Graham.
Suffer not.-1. Summerville.
Lock Hospital.
•Rd !road rime.
Dr. H. K. Neff.
Attorneys. —Wilson & Petriken.
Duponco's Golden Pills. .
STATE CONVENTION
'The Citizens of Philadelphia and of the sev
eral counties of the Commonwealth opposed to
the ‘Lecompton Swindle,' and the despotic poi
icy of the Rational Administration in forcing
upon the people of Kansas a Constitution in
defiance of their known wishes, and in subcer
sins of the great right of self government; and
in favor of a Sound American policy in oppo
sition to the policy and intrigues of foreign
governments, are requested to send Delegates,
equal in number to their Representatives and
Senators, in the State Legislator', to meet in
Convention, at Harrisburg, in the Hall of the
House of Representatives, on THURSDAY,
THE BTH DAY OF JULY, A. D., 1858, at
2 o'clock, P. M. to nominate State Officers,
and transact such other business as the exig.
envies may demand.
By order of the State Committee.
LEMUEL TODD, Chairman.
Attest: -EDWARD M'Pu ERSON, Sec'y.
Mr The Shire — ysiurg Herald thinks
strange that several of his exchanges did
not give the Herald credit for the notice
of the death of Simnn Meloy, which oc.
curred near Shade Gap, As for ourself,
we copied from the Harrisburg Telegraph
which credited the article to the Ship
pensburg Nettle, and having previously
heard something of the accident we chan
ged the location to Huntingdon county, in
stead of Cumberland county.
CHIEF JUSTICE TANEY.—The Wash•
ington correspondent of the Press, says
there is ground for the rumor that Chief
Justice Taney is about to resign, and states
that the names of Attorney General Black,
Justice Ellis Lewis, Ruverdy Johnson and
James A, Bayard, are canvassed in com
.100 whit the position.
THE HARRISBURG CONVENTION.
We have li etofore directed attention to 6tntral gettis.
the Call, by the Chairman of the Union _ _
State Committee, for a "State Convention I Tornado At The West.
of nll lbw e who are opposed to the present From the Chicago Tribune of May 15.
national administration and the Lecomp- The gale of Thursday evening was in some
ton swindle, to meet in Harrisburg on the portions of the State of unprecedented violence.
Bth of July, to nominate State officers and It covered a large extent of territory, asd every
transact euoh business as the exi encies where its track is marked with painful dam
may demand." Amongst the first and
age to property, and perhaps, as further intel
ligence will show loss of life. It seems to
firmest appointments of the frauds and
have crossed the Mississippi near Oq u awka,
I misgovernments of the Loco oco party 3 and to have extended eastward at last as far
amongst the most undisguised ar.d uocom- as McLane county, where we hear of some of
promising enemies of the outrages, past its disastrous effects. In the west there was
and present, perpetrated on the rights of much hail accompanying the wind, and every
free labor and our free institutions, by where a great fall of rain. We hear that at
those who elected James Buohanan—stands Lexington, on the line of tt.e St. Louis, Altos,
the incorruptible Republican party of this and Chicago road, the storm was terrfic. In
a letter below we are told of its freaks ' with the
county, the noble band of patriots who bat
train; and an informant at our elbow says that
tied for Fremont and freedoms, in '56
nearly every house in the village was unroofed
against open and secret foes. Approving, or blown . down. The air was loaded with the
as we do, the call to all the enemies of wreck which was made; the heavens were black
Locofoco aggression and the friends of a v ith clouds which were pouring out destruction
sound Am :rican policy, we can assure and more than one who was there felt that the
our friends throughout the State, that end of all things was at hand. If Lexington
4 .01 d Huntingdon" will be represented has escaped with great loss of life the fact is
most wonderful of all ; l
in the-Peoples Convention on the Bth
letter from Lexing
proximo. Whether our delegates shall
toi l ! 1 1 Z7f:r d tta i rc v l ' ed i b " y l a Y n °finer of the road.
he appointed by our County Cotnmittee, LEXINGTON, fAx 13, 1858.
or by Mass Meeting of the party, is now This evening; about six o'clock, we we were
under consideration, and will be animist- visited by a severe stone, accompanied by the
ced iu our next paper, I most fearful thunder and lightning neer expo.
The distinctive Americans, we observe
have notified their Committee to meet on
the 11th inst. to take action on the stibject
$"2 75
Ear On Tuesday night of last week
the dwelling house of Mr Thomas Fisher
of this place was entered by burglars, their
ingress was by a window which happen
ed to not be fastened.
A bold venture was made into the bed
roam, and while Mr. Fisher was enrap
tured in the enjoyment of morphius, the
villain or villians stole from him a gold
watch, which cost $l6O.
On the same night, and no doubt by the
same villians, the dwelling house of J. P.
Anderson Esq., was entered and a booty
of $2O in money carried off.
After the above operations the burglars
made good their escape.
Cutting Timber for Posts.
Tho American Agriculturist gives the
.following thiails of an experiment in set
ting posts, by E. Haines of N. J. Those
cut in June and Set green lasted fifteen
years and over, Those set dry lasted
only five. The time in which the dry
posts were cut is not stated. It was prob
ably in Spring before the leaves started.
We regard mid-Summer, as the best time
for posts The bottoms should be char
red upon the outside. They should in
the ground the top end downwards. The
charring should extend a little above the
surface of the ground.
ear A writer in the New York Times
recently intimated that Mr. Forney's Phil
adelphia Press is about to surrender its
opposition to the Lecompton policy of the
administration. This Mr. Forney indig
nantly denies. He says 'lt would afford
us great pleasure to agree with the gener
al administration on this Kansas question;
but this will never be, until the adminis
tration is true to itself, and to the pledges
upon which it was elevated to power.'
OIIR ' II - o ' ol{ TABLE.
DV — The June number of the Ameri
can Agriculturist has made its appearance
laden with every information requisite for
the farmer.
After subscribing for The Huntingdon
Journal, they cannot do anything better
than subscribing for the American Agri
culturist, Send $1 to Orange Judd E. 1.,
and he trill send it to you for one year.
Dar Bank Note Review, and Counter.
feit Detector fur June, makes its appear
ance with a description of forty nine new
Counterfeit and altered notes. Au the
country is, at this time, flooded with
counterfeit and altered nolos, it is essen
tial that every body should send fur the
Review published nt Pittsburg by J. W.
Kennedy, at $1 per annum.
ger We have received the first num
ber of a new paper started in New York
called the Printer.' It is a monthly News.
paper, devoted to the interest of the .Art
preservation of all Arts.' This is a very
neat well got an Quarto, containing 16 pa
ges, particularly interesting to the Artist
&c. The subscription price is $1 per an
nual. Published by Henry & Hunting.
ton, No. 1 Spruce Street, New York.
gar The present number of Emerson's
Magazine for June, elms the sixth vol
ume. The next volume commencing with
the July number, will be decidedly ice
proved upon the volume now closing, as
it will have better paper, better Press
work, better illustrations, and a more care
ful superintendence in all its departments.
The price of this excellent Magazine is V
year. Address Oaksmith & Co., 112
William St. New York.
nor Peterson's I:ounterfeit Detector
for June is at hand. It is very handsome
ly
got up, and gives an account of thirty
new counterfeits that has come to light '
since their last issue. The monthly issue
comes at $1 per annum. Address B.
Peterson & Brothers, 806 Chestnut bt
Philadelphia.
rienced here. The storm lasted about twenty
minutes, and after it had to all appearance
cleared up it was succeeded by the most ter
rific wind ever known in this section of the
State, the rain fell in torrents, and nearly
every house in Lexington was unroofed and a
number of them blown down. The passenger
traits from St. Louis, by which I send this, was
blown from the track and cars tipped over,
but, with, the exception of a few slight flesh
wounds, the passengers were uninjured. Be.
fore the train capsized all the car windows
on the windwurd side were blown out, the en.
gineer and fireman were both blown from the
engine, and a brakeman was also blown off
the cars. 'the storm struck the train a short
distance 'north room here.
We learn from a passenger on the above
capsized trails that great damage was done by
the tornado itt the junction of the Peoria and
Oquaw•ka roads with the St. Louis Alton, and
Chicago railroads. Both station houses were
unroofed. five or six emty freight ears were
blown from the track, dwelling houses were
unroofed, moved bodily twenty or thirty feet,
or entirely demolished, and yet, amid all this
wide spread disaster, he could learn of no one
seriously injured.
We cut from the j curial of last evening an
account of the effects of the storm at the West
which agrees with information received by la
ter trains.
GaLestititto.—Tee storm was severe along
, the Chicago Burlington and Quincy railroad
At Galesburg it was terrible. The engine
hunts of the railroad company and two chur
ches just completed were blown down, and a
number of dwelling houses were unroofed.
Three cars standing on the track were blown
off and turned upside down. The amount of
the damages at Galesburg is estimated at $4O
SErNature never looked more lovely than
000. No lives lost.
at the present time. Old Mother Earth h.
Oetrawxx.—Two steam mills were ruined -
at Oquawka and ten houses unroofed, besides
i llhe latter stated that the policy of the Gov- I put on her best looks and gayest attfre, the held
other damage done. Damages estimated
ascertai at er i
tuent would be to sell all the public lands ' places on her ancient "pull," she has effectual
from $lO 000 to 15,000.50 fur
Possible during the present year fur the per Ily covered from view, with the luxurious gae
as
ecl no lives wet, lust. poses
of
revenue, m
but consented to defer the lure of Spring. Just so, only substituting Art
an• Nature, our friend Li! once TRUREALAND,
sales in Kansas until November first and fl 6
GAI.VA.-4 this place a large two-story ‘
of No. 29 South Sixth St., is covering the bald
teetith when they will take place. The Corn•
dwelling house was rendered a complete ruin ; ,
ss i oners l e f t f or New Y or k on nu n : heads of mankind in general, with his exquisite.
Y for
a portion of Mr. Babcock's dwelling was also nu
light, arse eful and comfurtitble "Gossamer
of securing theloans needed. I IY
the purpose i .,.... .....
blown down. Nearly all the out houses in the
I Wigs," and Toupees. Our readers, who have
village wore upset. tlie wind carried large FROM KANSAS. . had the misfortune to lose this natural ma
boxes, lumber, barrels, Sc, into the,air as if
meat, the hair, should call at his dressing rooms
they were paper. A large church was moved
from its fOundation abou to lout. EXCITING NEWS. in Philadelphia and examine for themselves the
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'rERRIBLE TRAGEDY. superiority of the articles of his make over
MENDOTA.-Ihre the storm was so furious,
those of any other mauufacturer. His Liquid
and while in progress the railroad engine house Five Men Killed by a Gang. Hair Dye continues deservedly popubtr, being
might fire and was consumed, toge.her with
the locomotive Rocket. LEAVENWORTH CITY. May 24thI
free from all deleterious qualities, and impart
,
While this severe gale was raging the rain via BooxsviLLE, May 26th. f
tug to the hair and whiskers a soft, glossy, life
andA singe has just arrived from Lawrence, like appearance. George has also !natty other
hail poured down in a perfect sheet. It i bringing the Republican, "extra," which con• useful toilet articles, which he offers to the pub.
was terriffe. We have not as yet heard of .
r tams a letter dated from Moneka. Lynn county lie, combining two very desirable qualities, to
any disaster on the lakes.
lon the 24th, giving an account of the alleged • wit:—excellence and cheapness. Let all our
Prom one of our c iti zens w h o was i n Peoria I perpetration of a daring outrage. The letter ! readers who design visiting Philadelphia give
at the time we learn the hurricane struck the I states that on the 19tlioa party or prceslavery I hits a call.
city at about five o'cloelc in Or: evening. In I men, from Missouri, came into the trading tearA letter from a young friend on his way
the twinkling ofan eye f i f te e n or twenty houses I poet, situated on the road from Fort Scott to to Kansas, written on a steamboat on the Mis•
were unroofed, every church spire in the city Leavenworth (where it crosses the Osage), and sonri, May 16, says:
' blown down, three canal boats loaded with took two men, named Andrews sod Campbell, "Emigrants are pouring into Kansas by
lumber sunk, and the steamer Olin, with twee- I prisoners. • thousands. Steamboats cannot Le made long
tyone passengers on board, made a complete I The band then in arched forward and farther i and large enough to carry all that apply for
wreck, her cabin being entirely away. And 'up captured a Mr. Stillwell, recently from Towel passage. This boat refused more than two
what seems really miraculcus is the fact that a n d a men named Reed; and continued on the hundred yesterday, and sill they come. Six
but one life was lost in all its furious disorgani.. road towards Kansas City, till they had taken I boats per day leave St. Louis, with an average
zillion of matter and utter demolition of gr.- I twelve men prix mem of two hundred passengers each, fur Kansas
utres. It is said that a little child was lost I The party then halted in a deep ravine, when 1 and Nebraska."
from off the wrecked steamer. The lumber is ' the prisoners (with the exception of Mr. An- ; —We have similar advioes through other
the yards was blown all over the city, the guts drone, who had been dismissed from custody,) I channels. Kansas and Missouri seem to be
lamps were all blown down, and the signs were were formed in a line and fired upon. Five of , taking the lead in this year's emigration.
sent flying in every direction; windows and i thim were killed. namely—Messrs. Stillwell, _______......._____ ___
gable ends were smashed in, whole trains of I
1 Ross, Colchester, Robinson and Campbell; and I Mendicants.
A gentleman in Cincinnati, during the past'
were blown off the track, and the beautiful Col. • s i x were wounded.
• I winter, being annoyed by numerous applicants
logo building upon the bluff utterly demolished- : Alter the ILEUM II h
p -s- ment of this bloody for altns, adopted the following plan to test
0-00-0
I work, the band rode off.
what
Legal Rate. proportion of the number wore actually
The affair had created intense excitement at in want. Heave gave each b eggar an order on
Attorney General Black says : lease of Lawrence and the vicinity, and a force was his wife to supply them with as much food as
land for one year from the first of April does being organized to pursue the perpetrators of he or she could eat, and to give them a basket
not expire until the first of: pril following. It th e o u t rages ,
full to carry away. He states that only out of
would expire on the 3 lot of March, r
i• tht 3 day I General Lane was at Lawrence, but it was thirty-six applicants honored the draft on his
on which the term began were not excluded. not knows. whether he would participate in the
, 1 larder. We think if this plan were universally
When a bill is payable ten days after sight, pursuit,
adopted, the "occupatiou" of the professional
the day of presentation
hen the decree of the icourt s not OTC of the t
ne
act ett, The contested Probate Judgeship was dad-.
beggar, like that of Othello, would be "gone."
W quires an The
today by Judge Lecotnption in fitvor of I
to be done within four days, the party cannot Mr. Gardner, and adverse to Mr. Perkins.
be put in contempt until the expiration of four ANOTIIER VERSION OF TIIE AFFAIR.
whole days after the day on which the decree The Westport correepondeet of the Republi
is dated. When a policy of insurance stipu. ems gives a totally different version of the affair
lutes for two days notice of a fire, the day of re p orte d f rom L eavenwor th,
fire is not included. A right by statue to re- From this account, it appears that Capt.
deem lands sold fur taxes within sixty days :‘ Hamilton and some twenty others, who had
after the sale, does not include the day of been driven from Lyon county by Montgomery's
sale. These urn a few of th ) innumerable men, after placing their families in safety in
cases to which the American courts have ap. miseouri, determined to return to the territory
plied the general principle, where tune is to to look after and protect their property.
be computed from an act done, the day on On approaching Chouteau's trading poet, on
which the act is done shall be excluded, un. the morning of the 19th, the party stationed
less it is apparent that a different computation at that place mistaking they for Montgomery's
ass iuteutled..—Chastb. Repository. men, came out to meet them, when they were
Execution of a Murderer at Harrisburg.
HAIIIIISRURG, May 21.—William Williams,
convicted of ihe murder of John Hendricks, at
the upper end of this county is May last, was
executed to day in the prison yard. The oc
casion drew a large crowd of people to town,
and about seventy obtained admission into the
jail to witness the melancholy spectacle, among
whom was William A. Crabb, of Philadelphia,
who occupied a position close to the scaffold.
A large crowd was outside, and the roofs of
the houses oeorloohing the prison yard were
filled with people, anxious to witness the exe
cution. Some of these positions were rented
at fifty cents and a dollar each.
The prisoner was attended by the Rev.
Messrs. Bartine, Marty and Marquet.
The wife, three children, and sister of the
condemned visited the prisoner yesterday and
this morning. He exhibited but little feeling,
evincing a solid indifference.
The prisoner was brought out of his cell and
placed on the scaffold at ton minutes of twelve
o'clock, dressed in a shroud of white flannel,
and wearing a cap. He uttered not a word,
except simply to reply 'Yes,' when asked
whether the minister should pray for him.
A brief prayer was then made by Dr. Bar.
trine, after which an appropriate hymn was
sung.
The drop then fell and the prisoner was
launched into eternity.
The Kansas Election.
From the St. Lonix Democrat.
Information derived by us from private sour
ces, of the late Kansas election, is to the effec t
that the vote was very small, and that the op
position has very likely carried the Territory
against the Leavenworth Constitution. The
following letter, however, from a correspon
dent at Quindarn, looks tho other way :
QUINDARO, May 18.
A very small vote was polled here to day.
The State ticket 'received only about sixty
votes—the Constitution fifty three.
Two or three Slave Democrats drummed up
all the drunken Wyandotts they could, and by
making some believe they were voting against
Lecompton, and others that they were voting
against negroes, succeeded in gettin4 about
seventy votes against the Constitution. If our
friends had been active the straight vote might
have been doubled. I presume the vote for
and against will be very nearly equal in this
county.
There will also be considerable opposition
in Jefferson, Johnson, Unn and Franklin
counties. In the Territory there will probably
be fifteen hundred votes adverse to the Con.
stitution, and perhaps six thousand in favot,
making the vote about the sante as that. of
Oregon.
The English dodge is received with a right
spirit in every portion of the Territory. It
will be voted down with a vengeance.
Kansas Land Bales.
WASIIINCITOY, May 20.-4lessrs. Morrow,
Branaeomb and Winchell. Commissioners
appointed at the Settles' Mass Convention in
Kansas, to procure a postponement of the land
sales, or procure a loon fund for the squatters,
have had, in company with Mr. Parrott, Dele
gate from Kansas, an interview with the Preel•
dent, who intimated his willingness to post
pone the sales till October if they thought best
but desired them to call on the Secretary of
the Interior.
all taken prisoners by Hamilton's party. MARRIED,
From one of the prisoners Capt. Hamilton On Thursday 29th ult., nt the residence of
learned that the robbers (Montgomery's band) the Brides father near Coalmont, by Levi Er'
were stationed at the Snyders, a forfeited house ens Eeq., MR. ANDREW MOFFATT.
Freight Conductor on the Huntingdon and
a short distance from Choutean's post. Broad Top Rail Road, to MISS MARY ANN
Under promise that that they would return DONELSON, daughter of Mr. Andrew Don
home, the prisoners were released and d,smis. elson
sed
Capt. Hamilton's party then proceeded to
the Snyder House, which is situated in a ra
vine, flanked by rocked walls. Dividing ilto
two parties, they approached it in opposite di- , o n F r id ay,
the 28th inst., of Consumption,
reetions, when hearing a gun on the opposite Ma. EDWARD WOODS, aged 40 years.
side of the hill, they charged on the spot, when Died at his resides ece in Jackson Township
they discovered the noel, whom they had first Huntingdon Co. on the morning of the 27 ult
released. rho latter had partially armed then, ROBERT CUMMINS in the 73rd year of his
selves at a neighboring house, and taken a age .
short cut to Snyder's house. --
A fight ensue, resulting in the deatlrof ten i . 1 -IILADELPRIA MARKETS.
of the robbers, among whom was Capt. Reed, 1 - PHILADELPHIA, May 12, 1868.
one of Montgomery's Board of Commissioners, FLOUR—Superfine. per barrel, $4 25014 37
before whom his prisoners are tied. " Extra " " 4 50®5 75
In a few minutes, the main Lime in Snyder's “ fondly 1 . 4 87®5 50
house rushed to the woods and escaped. Rye Flour and Corn Meal 3 25
The correspondent of the Republican, who Wheat—red, per bushel, 1 00®1 08
gives the above account, distinctly states that 11 White " 1 15101,1 25
not a Missourian took part in the affair, and Rye 66
s 71
Oats
that Hamilton's party was solely composed of I Corti
4S 38
the men who had been driven from the territo- , cinvorneed $4 38®4 50 per 64 pounds.
ry a few dayLbefore. : Timothy seed
Flax " per bushel $1 50
Setus tems.
Railroad Ca malty.
A few nights since, a United States soldier,
bound with his company for Leavenworth, lien•
sax, accidentally fell off the Railroad 'Bridge,
at Harper's Ferry, into the Potomac liver, a
distance of thirty feet. The night being dark,
the soldier came out of the car, and walked off
the platform on what he supposed to be the
ground, until he found himself in chaos. When
he struck the water his hat floated down the
stream, and when the soldier blew the water
from his mouth, instead of making immedi
ately for shore, he swam after his beaver,
caught it, and paddled towards the shore with
out a scratch. The feat astonished all who
witnessed it, and created a tremendous excite.
meet.—Har. Telegraph
Another American Vessel Fired Into.
Now YORK, May 2G.—The brig New Era
arrived from Mantanzas reports that on the
24th of April, she was boarded by an °Meer
from a British War Steamer, i.nd on the 18th
inst. had three shots fired at her by another
British War Steamer. The Captain did not
heave to, nod consequently escaped being
boarded.
THE USURY BILL SIGNED.
We learn from a special dispatch to the
Philadelphia Even;ng Bulletin, tha' Gov.
Packer has approved the 'Usury Bill,' or
as it is entitled, 'the bill regulating the
rate of interest,' passed by the last Legis
lature.—lt was supposed that the bill
would fail to become a law, in conse
quence of the announcemerit made by Gov.
Packer, in his Inaugural, that he would
sign or return all bills within ten days af
ter their submission to hint for approval.
—Har. Tel.
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so that it is natural, is an attraction that will
not escape the envy of those who are bald, and
gray hair is unnatural till one is in the neigh.
boahood of four score and ten short of that it is
a disease. We would remedy this disease. and
in what way? How could we restore gray hair
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'l3O CHESTNUT ST., PHILADELPHIA
Dar These Machines are now justly admitted
In be the best in use for Family Sewing, ma.
Icing a new, strong, and elastic stint), which will
2.1 r rip, even if every fourth stitch be cut.—
Circulars sent on application by letter.
Agents wanted.
Feb.17,'58,3m.
A BEAUTIFUL HEAD
RICH GLOSSY HAIR,
COMPZETELY PRESERVED
TO TILE GItEATEST AGE.
And who that is gray would not have it ro
stored to former color; or hold, but would have
tl e growth restored, or troubled with dandruff
and itching but would horn it removed. or trou
bled with scrofula, scald heed, or other erup
tions, but would ho cured, or with sick headache
(neut Mein) but would he cured. It will elm
remove all pimples from-the faro and skin. I'rol.
Wood's flair Rrstorative will do all this, see
circular and the following.
ANN Almon, November ii, 1850.
Poor. 0..1. WOOD—D . .r Sir. I Ita've heard
much said of the wonderful effects of your flair
Restorative, but having been so often cheater:
by quackery and nostrums, hair dyes, the., I was
disposed to plate your Restorative in the some
' Category with the thousand and one loudly trim
' peted quack remedies, until I met you in Law
' renco county some months since, when you
gave me such assurance as induced the trial 01
your Restorative in my family—tirst by my good
wife, whose hair hail bocontt very thin and en
tirely whits, and 11011111 exhonsSing one of yottr
large bottles, her hair Min restored nearly to its
original beautiful brown color, and had.thicken
ed and . become beautiful and glossy upon, anti
entirely over the head t she continues to use it,
not sloply because of its ticalltiVng offsets nip.
on the hair. but because of its healthful influ
ence upon the head and mind,. Others o f my
family and friends ore using your Restorative.
with the happiest effects ; therefore. my skepti
cism nod doubts in reference to its character arc
entirely removed ; and I can and do most cordi
ally oral confidentially recommend its use by all
who would have their hair restored from white
or gray (by reason of sickness or age.,) to origi
nal color and beauty, and by all young persons
who would have their hair beautilal.
Very truly and gratefully iimrs,
SOLOMON MANN
FRIEND ROOD : It inns a lung time after I saw
yon nt Blisstield bolero I got tho bottle of Re
storative for which you gave mo an order upon
' your agent in Detroit, and when I got it wo
concluded to try it on Mrs. Munn's hair, as the
surest test of its power. It has done all that
, you assured me it would do ; and others of my
fatuity and friends, having witnessed its effects'
are now using and recommending its use to oth
ars as entitled to the highest consideration you
claim fur it.
• ..... •,•
Again, very respeVfully ;mil truly yours,
SOLOMON MANN,
CARLYJ.E, 111, Juno 28, 1852.
I have used Prof. 0. J. 'Wo'od's Hai; Restor
ative, and have admired it wonderful effects.—
My hair was becoming, as 'Thought, premature
ly gray, but by tbo use of his Restorative it has
resumed its original color, and, I have no doubt
psrmanently so.
S. BRESSE. ex• Senator. U. S.
0. J. WOOD & CO., Proprietors, 312 Broad
way, N. Y., (in the great N. Y. Wire Railing
Establishment) and 114 Market street, St. Louis
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T01TN152.1.
The Alexandria Foundry Flasks, Patters, &c.,
have been bought by R. C. McGILL. The
Foundry is in blast and hs has allkinds of CaS
tigli, Stoves rd all kinds, Machines,
Ploughs, Kettles, - &c.. &c., which ho
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May 26 1858,
Orphans' Court Sale.
THERE will be exposed at Public Sale on
SATURDAY, the sth. day of June next,
on the premises, all that certain lot of ground
situate in Porter township, near the borough
of Alexandria, adjoining lands of Philip Bout.
lough on the North and West, land of James
M'Cluro on the South West, land of C. Har
nigh on the south East and the Hartsicg bury.
log ground on the South containing Ten
Acres bo the same more or less. To be sold
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of Ann Stewart late of the said borough of
Alexandria deceased. Sale to commence at
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sale. GEO H. STEWART, Executor.
Slay 12,'58:.-3t.
OH YES ! OH YES ! !
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Has opened a room No. 110 Church Street
near the German Reformed Church, where he
can be found at any time, prepared to clean
clothes in the best style. Lie can make old
garments look like new. Also white-washing
done with neatness and dispatch. He will also
attend to . public and private waiting. At, per.
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May19,'68..1m.
Auditor's Notioe
The undersigned Auditor, appointed by the
Orphans' Court of Huntingdon county, to dis
tribute the balance in the hands of Thomas &
Martin Weston, Exectors of William Weston,
deceased, amongst those having claims there-
upon, hereby gives notice to all persons inter
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day of June next, at one o'clock in the after
noon for the hearing of parties, &c., at his of
fice in the borough of Huntingdon, at which
time and place all those having claims upon
said balance are requested to present thorn to
the undersigned, or be thereafter barred from
receiving any part of said fund.
JOHN REED, Auditor.
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