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WM. BREWSTER, EDITOR & PROPRIETOR.
PREPARED BY DR. SANFORD,
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In one of the best purgative and liver medi
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easier, milder, and more effectual than
any ther medicine known. It is not only a Ca
thartic, but a Liver remedy, acting first on the
Liver to eject its morbid, then on the stomach
and bowels to carry off that matter. thus lICCOM.
pfishing two purposes effectually. without any of
kilt painful feelings experienced in the operation
Of most Cathartics. It stregthens the system et
the same time that it purges it , and when taken
daily in moderate doses, will strenghtcn and i
build it up with unusual rapidity.
The Liver is one of .1 the principal regula- i
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forms its functions well 0 the powers of the sys- 1
tem are fully develop- isi ed. The stomach is
almost entirely depen- al dent on the healthy
action ado, Liver for ;,',.. the proper perform
ance of its functions. IN When the stomach is
at fault, the bowels are 0 at fault and the whole
system suffers in con- a sequence of one organ
—the Liver— having 1.1 ceased to do its duty.
For the diseases ciii
Oi. that organ one of the
proprietors has made as it his study, in a mac•
tire of more than twen- i ll ty years, to find some
remedy wherewith tol counteract the many
dsrangementi to which at it is liable.
To prove that this E 2 remedy is nt last dis
covered any person ~..7 troubled with Liver
Complaint in any of its 1 1 . forms, has but to try
a bottle and conviction ,"' , is certain.
These gums remove .., all morbid or bad
matter from the system a supplying in their
place a heal by flow ss,.. of bile, invigorating
the stomach, causing q food to digest well,
purifying the blood,gi- ad sing tone and health
to the whole machine. 7.3 ry, removing the cnuse
of the disease, and ef L. fleeting a radical cure
Ono dose after eat- LT ing is sulilicient to re-
Here the stomach and f prevent the food from
rising and souring. Isli
Bilious attacks nrer: cured, an.l what is
better prevented, by . the occasional use of ,
the Liver Invigorator. at
Only one dose to - i 7.',' i ken before t- in t
prevents Nightmare. MR i
Only one dose taken at night, 10 , ens the
bowels gently, and cures Costiveness.
One dose taken after each meal %ill c "e Bt s
GrOne dose of two teaspoonfuls will alt ys
remove Sick Headache. .
One bottle taken for female obsetrnetionre
morel the mince of the disease, and makes n
Only one dose immediately relieves Cholic,
One dose often repeated is a sure cure for
Cholera Morbus, and a preventive of Cholera.
'Only one bottle is needed to threw out of
ths system the effects of medicine:after a long
itfir One bottle taken for Jaundice removes
all sallowness or unnatural color from the skin.
One dose taken n short time before eating
gives vigor to the appetite, and makes food digest
One dose often repented cures Chronic 'Mer
ril= in its worst forms, while Summer and
Dowel complaints yield almost to the first dose.
One or two doses cores attacks catt.ed by
Worms in Children ; there is no surer or speed.
its remade in the world, as it never fails.
CFA few bottles cures dropsy, by exciting
We take pleasure in recommendi ngtbis med
icine at a preventive for Fever and Agile, Chill,
Fever, and all Fevers of a Bilious Type. It
operates with certainty, and thousands aro %ti
ling to testify to its wonderful virtues.
All who use it are giving, their unanimous tes
timony in its favor.
tir Mix water in the mouths with the Invigo
&tor, and swallow both togethet.
The Liver Invigorator.
Is a scientific medical discovery, and is daily
working cures, almost too great to believe. It
sures as if by magic, even the Brost dose giving
benefit, and seldom more than ono bottle is re
quired to cure any hind of Liver comphiint,
from the worst jaundice or Dyspepsia to a sum
mon Headache, all of which are the result of a
PRICE ONE DOLLAR PER BOTTLE.
Pa. SANFORD, Proprietor,34s Broadway, N.Y.
Bold by 11,MeManigill, f.J. Read Huntingdon.
Thu undersigned citizens of the county of
Huntingdon, he.eby give notice that they intend
to make application to the next Legislature for
a Charter, for the creation of a Corporate body
with Bankinuor Discounting privileges, to he
styled "Ten HUNTINGDON COUNTY BANE," to
be located in the Borough of Huntingdon, coun
ty of Huntingdon, and State of Pennsylvania,
with a capital of one hundred thousand dollars,
with the specific object of issuing Bunk paper,
and doing all other things ordinarily pertaining
to a Bank of issue.
W. B. ZEIGLER, B. E. Alatutrutte,
DAVID Bt. IR, A. JOHNSTON,
J. SEWELL STEWART, WM. COLON,
Wx. MCMURTRIE, JAMES MAGUIRE,
THEO. H. CHEM., GRAFFIUB MILLER,
A. W. Bermoicr, Jxo. McCuLLoo ,
R. Bauca JGHB WHITTAKER,
THOMAR P. CAMPBELL.
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Miss D. L. Stanley,
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Mrs. Dr. Darwin .
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Miss J. M. Walsh.
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kind ever establiehed, it is now the largest in
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sexes, are received. The expenses for a year
need not be more than $9O. Students can en,
ter whenever they wish. Addrese.
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Huntingdon Co., Pa.
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INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS.
List of Premiums
Desolution of Partnership.
Notice to Coil Purehesers.
DuVall's Galvanic Oil.
Great (Jilt Boon Store.
A. H, C. Brocken.
A gricultoral Meeting.
Dentist.—Dr. R. A. Miller.
Novel and Extraordinary.
The Golden Prize.
A Prize for Everybody.
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Cook Stove.—Call at this Office.
To Merchants and Farmers.
Dr. Hardman.—To Invalids.
Dr. John McCulloch.
Burr Mill Stones.
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Nicholas' Bank Note Reporter.
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Dentjet.—Dr. J. R. Iluyett.
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Letter Coppier for ante.
Lindsey's Blood Searcher.
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Attorney. -Wilson & Petrik
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FORNEY ON EVOHANAN.
A SCATHING SPEECH.
Col. John W. Forney, Editor of the
Philadelphia Press, delivered a speech at
~ LIBERTY AND UNION. NOW AND FOREVER, ONB ANn INSRPARABLE. "
HUNTINGDON. PA.. WEDNI , NDAY. SEPTEMBER 22.
an anti Lecompton kleeting. assembled on
Thursday of not week, at tarryttiwo,
New York, in John 13 Ilt.kin s
It was n most suathint: expose of the fills,
fication of pledge.; and li.suhle dealin t r on
the part of President Buchanan. re
gret that we hove not man to pit' !Ash the
entire document, which enters at lame op•
on the secret history of the Kansas e•!-
broglie. We select n few of the tuto,l 1 , 1
Mr. Buchanan'3 Pk .'gts h , In., hi .
We went into the canvass 1.41 t.i tut
lot to be at the head of the Slnl.• Demi.
rninnottee (.1 Petiost :v.mia 1I•
my offi•cunns were to Ova St..+.• ;
emotions of my 111111111*, phySie4.i iii,ll nu n
tat, were d on the side of .mill
date she Inni presented.
reer, his character, toy ott,ei.
went and the sincere d.-v,apiti I felt to ,
hon. his tinnily. his cam , tn.d nli titoitit
him, nude me so mix oils for Min to suc
ceed. that 1 indidg •inno v e•xpresston
of speech, when 1 any unto you that I
would have lorfeited my life for him. Nly
devotion for him knew no bounds, Day
and night, night nod day. l toiled in Oita
campaign And there are Mune here tu
d•ty from my own State who will boor wit
ness to the fact when I say that all toy
own resources, all my fortune, my every
exertion, end every aid that could be en
listed, was enlisted to produce the final re
stilt. Above all others in that campaign
was the great principle of popular sover
eignty. [A ppla use That was the stan
dard which morshaled the way. 'feat
was the shibboleth—that wen the war cry.
From !Ake Erie to the Delaware River—
front l'i.teburgh to rhiludelphia—in every
village nod town in the tfidite , everywhere
that 1 could induce a pen to wrne, or a
tongue to speak, that was the theme upon.
which those pens wrote and those bingurs
spoke, Why, gentlemeu, Mr. Roc aims
had no confidence or res •eve upon this
sithj,ct He wits public. he was open, he
was unreserved in his declarations to eve
rybody. lie sent to the traduced John
Dickman. in an adjoining county. He
told him.. hrough his friends and agents :
Nlr. f-licktiont, occupy tt peculiar
relation; you voted fur the Topek n 'oust
lotion; yon denounced the Kausas•Nebrav
ka hill; you were opposed to the rep.' of
tile• Nlissouri Compromise line; the D •
cystic pony of your district have entitle
toil you ; the Republicans like you; they
believe to you'. Nov, 1 want you to take
the slump and go before your people, and
pledg , me, Jame. Buchanon, thin I intend
standiag by, and if n •cessitry dying by
this principle of Popular Sovereivity."--
For tnyself, if [could descend to tin' have
ness of republishing private letyrs, I might
fill it voluint, with monitor I .l”liges from si
Soon niter coming into power, 'Jr Bu
chanan, as is well known. appointed
Robert J. Walker, Governor of Kau,.
Mr. Forney gives the followinen,count of
that gentleman's appoir.tinent
Buchamin's hite , Tiew with
He (Mr. Buchanan) looked orbited to
see whom he should ell ill IWO t.l •
for the purpos of settling the v. x..,1
Lion which has rendered Knostis, what it
has been graphically termed, "the urnv.•
yard of Governors." Ile sought nt.
rior Irian ; he would not he tempted to mkt
an ordinary man. He selected a gen.le
man, a statesman, who had beau presented
by a large portion of rho leading and pro
rninent men of the South for a oast in the
Cabinet. and who had for years tepreseitt
ed his State in the domicils of the n dion
lie selected Robert J. Walker. An whet.
he called upon .Mr. Walker, nod asked him
to proceed to the erntory. tl r. Walker
sold to him, ..Why, Mr. Buchanan. that
would ruin the forever ; it hits ruined eve,
ry man who has gone there ; it will ruin
me. I have reached that tune of life when 1 .
I cannot oflord to risk all my prospects,
and probably the peace end happiness of
my family." Arid he soul further, as if
gifted with a knowledge of the future.' I
cannot run the risk of being most probably
betrayed and deserted by Cie Administra
tion that appoints me." Mr. Buchanan
said to him, "'Mr. Walker. if you will go
there. you will settle the question in a
few weeks. Everything is reedy ; here
are your instructions. I pledge you my
word that .‘ verything you desire. you .hall
have. Mr %Volker. oe if inspired by a
sublime sus retort. said "Mr. Buchotten. I
will not go to Kansas, until you allow me
to meet your Cabinet face to face. end us
certain from that Cabinet in person wheth•
er th. y will agree that I shall go there
anti carry out the pledges of tie campaign
of 1850 " Accordingly a meeting of the
Cabinet of Mr. Buchanan was called. At
the meeting every member of the Cabinet French despot wields—this patronage in.
woe pr's. ni. Mr. Bitch:mon and Mr. filmed Mr. Buchanan to believe that he
were 1 resent--Mr Hoohnnon in could make his tesi successful. How %vas
th , chair. Gov. 'talk e r ,aid, -I have it 111E04 Gentlemen, when the chapter
determined not to go to Kansas unless l which shall detail the manner in which the
hove full instructionv to carry out these Administration has used its patronage is
pledges and those prineipies ;if there is written, it will be a black one When
opp,...ing voice, 1 will not go ; it Is by I our children and our children's children
nn m eo,,, envoitile position ; but, if come to rend it, they will not believe that
have ii, p , rmission and consetit at you, an American citizen. devoted to the presi
nmillettimi for Ow I nave aslorl, I will go.' deniinl chair, in the face at such n people,
v. t.• ; hut one covered with such an armor of pledgee,
wotild hove gone into that chair to have
used his army--ay, his army and the trees
tire— your money and mine—your officers
and mine -for the purpose of putting down'
a walloat hoed of men for minding by the
plain God's truth; and I wouid wish that
when the histuran comes to write, he
•olj. row, and I would not be compelled to write that that
I r .• • '0.1,-. (1 , 4 :CI 1.:11. pro
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t 0 h.' now., Gott. lAnlk•
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• r.. , lre. from the,
ti I. u• • y , !.ba member of
it.. r ;teit ;.,.• i dim Cloy 1106 President was horn in Pennsylvania."
They returned and gave . .-So much for Mr. Forney's 'experience.
Ile wein to Kati That of Mr. Buskin. who spoke at the
•..ti ito•troc,rons in his picket. and ,anne meeting, is to the same effect. Mr.
~et.,,,p,,,,t ed by a mau well ken wa to the Iltiskin's evidence in given in the follow
coettriy, Mr. Manton who went out with ing words:
ptedges Inbrciew &mem Mr. Buchanan and
flow thou ',ledges were falsified is well I Mr. Harkin.
Imo,wn to the Clitif.l7--an is also the fact called sit the President on Saturday
tit' ttr Fern y's dherence ni the doctrine before he sent his message to Con
of 'emitter sovereignty, and his establish grass. and my little daughter was with
mem of the •• The Press" to •naiiitain that I me. I said to him, "Sir, I was olect.
doctrine. lie soon found himself ie direct ed us a friend of your Administration
antagonism to the President and his Ad lam your personal friend. and I desire to
ministration, and as he could not believe hen friend of your Administration when
that the Administration entertained a de• it is right ; but upon the subject of the
liberate intention to abandon the principles admission of Kansas under the Lecomp
which had put them in power, he proceed- ton Constitution, peso it me to tall you.
ed to Washington to have an interview Sir, where you stand in the present House
with his "old friend' on the subject. That of Representatives. There are 22 Dem
interview is thus described : ocrats from the Free States who are not
foctionisia or conspirators. who have met
at my house every-night, and lam proud
of havittg those anti-Lecompton Demo
crats there at my house to take aerial inea•
811 , s against 'he admission of Kansas on.
der the. Lecouipton Constitution, because it
was a cheat and a fraud. lam one of
: there are 22 of them. lie
said to me, "Nome them." I named
them. Ile sold to me. "You make some
mistakes; sev..ral of these men will ad vo
c tie niy policy for the admission of Kan
sas I admit you have been my friend,
end I twlive you desire to be the friend of
my Administration ; but, if you do not
go with the Administration, I ill you from
my long polittcal experience that you will
be out tide of tilt Democratic party, and
that will be ha I for vou." [Laughter ]
said I. • when I tuns nominated by
earl onvention which did rtie that honor,
Interview betice,l Foroey Buchanan,
went to Washington and called upon
my Mil friend. I slid to him, ..Mr Bu
chanan, for the first tune in our lives we
ore at variance; I find myself standing by
one principle, having followed your lead,
and yo • have deserted it." "Well," said
ho,,a,,'t you change too? [Lnught,.]
If I can qffor.i to clomp?, why cr,n't you
offord to changt? [Renewed laughter.)
If you, nod Douglas, and tt alker, still
unite in su,port of my policy, there will
not hen whimper of this thing; it will pass
by like n told hint
WAIL was very well with nn Administra
tion surr minted by office•holders, and 11,
01l tbe time ID the utionsphyre nt fist
tery. thin was followed by 11,01.n:tits of
gentlemen who expected , d uce; that they
could came to hilllnnd stir. • You a, right
Mr liachitnitiq we are ilimn on our hel lies;
please to walk orer us —pkase trample up
and we will he hippy nod content'
awl hope you will ladtevr your pr,licy is
;lulu •'liut I tel , you." said I. ' tie.
!hens is a still ss snail voice in the people Unit
i• iuuct vi•ly rsj..cts frauds, and this is nut
only a Iraud, but u dishonor. I do lint
claim to he inure honest than any ether
inun. I have done ns all politicians have
--sortie things which may not exactly
sq•sare with the ruins of seligion and right,
nod which. if I have. 1 regret theini but
this thing will not do. [Load
I have t sint,ir.. nod t Oars of onto_
,od I esss.inst go hack to l'etioeylvanin
~y IN tleenine t to slave
I, •neyt , •ii ate,l enitnot.
lloolio,ulll. you must tolerate
'hi- d p•-•••, 0. of ()Onion, nen Jackson
t.,1 • 0, , nI opinion oi his frieds.
.reed dilf..ten..s of opinion,
• yo.i ditlerod with hint in his views on
i,:ctr,sti yet you remained in his Cab.
'ii Pierce tolerated differences of
m•mani. B hre you are. Men who
ut ‘m where you are—who ask nothing
you , hands—who have refused your fa
vors—who have trampled all patronage
that liar bees offered them under feet; here
they ore. asking to be tolerated in the in
dulgmice 01 on Limiest opinion." The re
ply to that was. "Sir, I intend to to nntke
lily Hansa: policy n teat." -Well, Sir,"
,nod I„ -I regret it; but if you make it a
te,t with your officers, se will make it a
te-t ill the balloi•box.' [Loud cheers.] -
Repeated eitorts were made to heal the
different., but it seems to me, get Heinen,
that when the Presidency is conferred up
on a poor mortal, it tree lorms him into a
god, in his own estimation, or n lunatic.
[Laughter ] Nobody is permitted to tip.
proach power to tell the truth. Power
never hears the thundar voice of the pen
pie. sitting as it done in its cushioned chairs
between its marble walls. The indepen_
dent inan, loud and bold, with a clear eye,
who comes to tell the truth. is waved from
the Presidential presence as a rude intro.
der. Then we went home. As I said,
replited efforts were made, and in •de in
vain, to heel the difference. The confer
ring of this presidential patrunage--ol vast
millions--store than the monarch n( Great
Britain enjoys, and nearly es much es the
I told my people—those that were kind
etwegh to support me—that I never would
v.', for the admission of Kansas under
ut v t ' , m,titution. unless that Constitution
reflected the will of majority of a the pea
, and had teen fairly submitted to
theta for approval or disapproval, at a le.
gal election. And, Sir, if lam to be out
side of tho Democratic party, I had rath•
rr he there than to have my little daugh
ter disgraced by my going back with a
hang-dog look, feeling that I had betray
ed my constituents."
--Democrats of Huntingdon county--
what think you of Mr. Buchanan's info-
MOUS surrender to the South. us above
doscrihod by two of his staunchest sup
porters? Do not the abuve'extracts place
the President in a most disgraceful light,
and osiiihn him guilt.; of conduct alto
geti unworthy of your continued confi•
dente and streport.
- - Fur Me Journal.
A few weeks ago, a simple statement
appeared in the Journal in reference to the
County Superintendent. It contained no
offensive language, and was published to
the hope that, if incorrect, the Superin
tendeet would avail himself of the lirst
opportunity to place himself right before
the people. For the truth of that state
Meta, we have authority. We never had
nor hove we now, any disposition to misre.
present the Superintendent: tor Heaven
knows, his consistency, personal and offi
cial, is pitiable enough without any ntisre•
presentation. To the charge preferred,
the Superintendent has given us two re_
plies; in neither of which. however. dues
he even attempt a denial of its truth.—
But believing, it seems, that recrimination
is argument, he justifies himself by accu.
stilt; us of the same wrong of which he
snouts self.convioted ! This is logic with
a vengeance Mr. SupePintendent, “thou
This controversy hes taken a course un
sauulti and unexpected by us. But its the
;-uperintendent has given “the stoke, he
must take the scorpion." An eye for on
The Superintendent proposes several
questions which we proceed to answer;
sorry, bowever, that we are compelled to
disappoint him in his estimate of our dis
cretion To the first, the fourth and the
sixth interrogatory, we reply emphatically
in the negative. The second and the third
we answer in the affirmative. As IV?
have no ' , darling institution," the fifth and
seventh "go by the board," As to the
eighth, we would say that even if our ar
ticle aoes contain errors, we very much
doubt the Superintendent's ability to de
tect them. Are the above answers satis
factory I If no, Mr. Superintendent will
please give us the catecl,ism. We indulge
the hope that the Superintendent will bear
this change of position with his usual
equanimity. Why does the Superinten.
dent,in making his charges against us,
shield himself behind the innocent it ? Is
not the Superintendent extremely anxious
that the people should know that he has
read Father W hately ? Would the Super.
intendant hold the office he does, had he
not made the basest misrepresentations I
Did not the students of a "certain institu
tion," in which the Superintendent was a
teacher, sign a petition for his dismissal 1
Has the •uperintendent any "conscten
ions scruples" about his late "Norinal
School" enterprise ? Did the conduct of
the superintendent toward a lady teacher
in n certain instituti in, contribute to his
respectability ? Did not the Superinten
' dent, a few months ago, grant a certificate
zei , hout examination, to a person who
had serer taught school an hour ; and
ten., that the-way to correct abuses ? Do
the people of this county believe that the
Superibiritendent is competent to dis
' charge the duties or the office he now
holds ? We may add to the above, if it be
. cornea necessary.
We are the "whispering advocate" of
no schools. But when the educational
servant of the whole county, labors to in.
J • r the educational interests of any part
of the mainty, it is our right—ay. our
duty, to expose his treachery. Against any
attacks made in consequence of doing this,
"the blood of Incog can defend itself."
The superintendent is. evidently in
trouble ; he becomes desperate; and as,
, drow..ing men catch at straws," he
cries "Help one, Leroy. or I sink." Let us
examine the superintendent's logic. He
is the fri nd of all our literary institutions;
hut one of our literary institutions it a
'swindling instillment ;" therefore, he
is the friend of ' , swindling instruments."
Shades of Blair Protect us! In justice to
the Superintendent, we acknowledge that
his conduct adds force to his logic. We
will now make the superintendent "glad' ,
again by putting some inquiries to him as
to the correctness and construction of parts
of his last article. Does he not know
that his first sentence is palpably incorrect?
Is he so cruel as to think that we would,
for one moment, entertain a private antip
athy against him T Shall ''our name,"
or our self, be "a law se udent?"
If the former, when will tt be admitted?
Is it really so that the Superintendent
tends to give a newspaper review of each
with which his knowledge will justify ?"
Do the bands of some persona "work to
injury ?" Whose injury ? Will the
"Superintendency," or the Superintendent
.meet oppososition at the threshold ?"
Did the Superintendent ever look for.
ward upon the past? At whose "early
convenience," will be favor us? If at
the people's convenience," will it be "ear.
ly?" But we ask no more, lest we make
the Superintendent too "glad."
We thank the Superintendent for a re
baptism ; but as he is not remarkable for
his orthodoxy, we scarcely thought he be
lieved in the ordinance. Now. as he in
tends "to present smo new ideas," he
will pardon us for suggesting that, if he
should nerd any assistance it can be had
by applying to "Mr. Wise, Eaq." And
we desire the Superintendent. if he has
read -Rusty, musty, fusty. crusty. Chris
topher," to give us, in the course of his
uncles, his opinion of the work We
confess we were foolish enough to believe
that the superintendent, before attemptiti
to correct orthography, would consult his
everlasting enemy, Noah Webster. But
alas. vain hope! He feels large, and al
most forces us to ink, in the names of all
the gods at once," upon what meat he
feeds, that he is grown so great." When
the future historian shall write ;he educa
Lionel history of Pennsylvania, let him
do justice to our Superintendent. On the
frontispiece, let him give a portrait; and
beneath it, let there be inscribed in char
acters of living light, the name of "Ale
BERT THE WISE! it is said that Achilles
was vulnerable only in the heel. But the
Superintendent is vulnerable in a much
more prominent part; his mamma not hav
ing been blessed with a Styx into which she
could plunge her "ifa , lifig boy" But not
withstanding this , he is, to himseq,a 'huge
prospect ;" and his, may yet be
VOL. XXIII. NO. 38.
"One of the few, the immortal names,
That were not horn to die."
Mr. Superintendent, "more in sorrow
then in anger," we now bid you. farewell.
Geographical andPhilocophioal Quo.
1. How much higher (approximately)
that is, how much farther from the centre
of the Earth, is the mouth of the Missis
sippi River than its source?
2. Why do the waters of the Mississip
pi thus run up hill?
3. At which season of the year iv the
sun the farthest from us-•-in summer or in
4. Why is it warmer to this latitude in
summer than in winter ?
5, What is the effect of heat upon air I
6. If warm air rises, why is it colder the
higher we ascend mountains!
7. Why is it darker the higher we as
cend from the earth!
8. Saussure relates, that at the summit
of Mount Blanc, the report of a pistol was
not louder than that of a small cricket in
the plain below. How is this accounted
9. In what conditions of the atmos.
phere is sound heard the most distinctly
10. If a tree should fall in the wilder
ness, acd there were no ear within a hun
dred miles of it, would the falling of the
tree produce any sound?
11. What occasions the snapping of
wood, or coal, when laid upon the fire?
12. Which makes the most snapping--
porous wood or dense wood, green wood
13. Why is it painful and difficult to
breathe at a great elevation from the sur
face of the earth?
14. Why is the water salt in all lakes
that have no outlet
15. Can the probable age of the world
be deduced fiom the saltness of these lakes
--and, if so, upon what principle
DREADFUL RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
One Person Killed & Many Monti.
PITTSBURGH, September 2.—A terrible
disaster occurreu last night nt 8 o'clock,
en the Allegheny Valley Railroad, near
I lulton's Station, 12 miles above Pitte.
The Framing train coming down, stop
ped at taretitum. and hitched to a car eon.
coining a large party who were return
ing from Camp Meeting. When the train
reached the point mentioned, the Tarren
tum car was thrown from the track by a
broken cross.barconnecting with the brake.
The car rolled down a steep embankment
turned over twice. At the first revolu
tion, the roof wag torn off, and the passen
gers were scattered aver the ground, man.
gling the bodies of some terribly.
Mrs Mary Anne, daughter of J. T.
Kincaid, of this city was in.tantly kill.
A large number were more or less in.
John Rockl.y had his sk ul I fractured.
J. M. McCleneary had his arms bro.
Among those sightly injured are.
Mr. and Mrs. Kincaid.
Mrs. R. Donaldson.
Mr. and Mrs. Craver.
Mr. and Mrs. John Slidell.
Mr. and Mrs. James Wright and daugh
Mr. and Mrs. Loernan,
Mr. and Mrs. Meyer.
Dr. John Parchment.
Mr. and Mrs. Maw.
The killed and wounded reside mostly
in Pittsburgh and vicinity, They wars
brought here last night. A Coroner's in
quest wits held over the body of Miss.
Kincaid, and a verdict rendered esculpa.
ring the company and their employees
WASHINCITON,Sept. 15, 1858.
The President has ordered the furtter
postponement of the Kansas land sales till
July next. The reasons for this is stated
to be the financial pressure in the country
and the consequent inability of settlers to
prove up and pay for rite preemption by
the time fixed by the proclamation. order.
ing the sales in November. The lands
comprise three millions of acres.
our A spoiled child is en unfortunate
victim, who proves the weakness of his
parents judgement much mnre foreicible
than the strength of their affection.
Main Rt. QYnWyd Vs.