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SUNBUIIY AMERICAN AND SHAM0K1N JOURNAL.
FATAL AFFRAY BETWEEN HOU. ED.
WARD A. MAKIlEASr AND CArTAl
Hon. Edward A. Hannegan,, late U. S.
Senator for Indiana, .(and mora recently V.
8. Ambassador to Austria,) and his brother
lnlavr, Capt. Duncart, living in the ame
house at Covington, (ndianna, on the most
friendly terms, had ! a personal rnisunder
landing on the 7th Inst. It appears that on
the day end evening previous, they had
both been drinking, and that on the morning
of the sad occurrence, Capt. Duncan went
lip stairs to Mr. Ilaiinrgnn's room, and an
altercation ensued between the parties,
when Capt. Duncan gave Air. Hannegan a
slap in the face. Mr. Hannegan, upon tho
indignity ha felt, nnd the impulse of the
moment, struck Capt. Duncan with a knife
in the lower part of the stomach. It result
ed in the death of the latter after thirty-six
hours of intense suffering. The Lafayette
Journal says :
"To nil inquiries as to the cause of the
difficulty, its origin &c, Capt. Duncan inva
riably replied, 'Nothing, it was nothing,'
and seemed determined not to reveal any
thing that would afford addilion.il evidence
against Mr. Hannegan. It is said that a
short time before he died he observed that
he himself was to blame. It is thought by
some that he made private declarations as
to the whole matter, but if so they have not
yet been made public. He died after suffer
ing the most intense pain, calm and corn
posed, at 12 o'clock on Saturday lust, fully
nd freely forgiving Mr. Hannegan. Imme
diately after Ihs occurrence, Capt. Duncan
requested the Masonio fraternity, of which
both he and Mr. Hannegan were members,
to lake him in charge. They did so, and
he was bmied with the honors of lhat order
on Sabbath afternoon. The funeral took
place from Mr. Hannegan's residence, where
Capt. Duncan died. The latter was Ihe
only living brolher of Mrs. Hannegan, w ho
still lives, the object of universal pity. The
anguish nf Mr. Haunegan'a mind is said
to be most intense and excruciating. Tho
consequences of his rash act have diiven
him to a state closely bordering on in
sanity." Captain Duncan raised a troop of horse in
Licking county, Ohio, during the Me.rican
war, ami served gallantly on the field of
battle. He was brave, noble, and generous,
and as a merchant in Covington for the last
two years, was highly esteemed for his gen
tlemanly demeanor. Mr. Hannegan and
himself had always been warm friends, but
unfortunately they were both intemperate,
and at the time of the occurreuce, as
well as the day previous, wero inlox'cated
(, ' ATUtlD VY, MAY S, t3ii. . '
nr. H. B. MASSEH, Editor and Proprietor.
V. B. PALMWl t mir nnttinrisml mrent torereivs lull
criplioii unit advertising at his office, In Philadelphia, New
York, Huston and Baltimore.
To AnvRHTrenns. The circulation of the Sunbury
American among the different towns on the StisnnrhsniM
i a not exceeded if equalled liv any paper published in North
em Pennsylvania. , . ' '
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DEMOCRATIC STATE NOMINATION.
FOIt CAN AT COMMISSIONER,
WILLIAM SE ARIGHT,
of Fayette County,
The Rev. Mr. Lyons will preach by tie
vine permission, in tho Baptist Church, nt
this place, on next Sabbath morning, at 10i
o'clock, and in tho evening, at early candle
PiUNTtNo Ink. For sale for cash,
at this office, kegs of 25, 20 and 12 pounds
H7 The list of retailers of foreign mer
chandise, &c, will be found in our columns
D7- We are indebted to Messrs. Seward,
Bradbury, Cass and Broadhead, ol the U.
S. Senate, for Congressional favors.
O3" The Weather though fine lias been
quile cool for several days during the past
week. June is, however, near at hand,
and in a few weeks we may expect to
"bask in sunshine" to our hearts content.
The Japan Expedition. The New York
Herald says it learns from practical and relia
ble sources through tho medium of some of
tho officers nf the Dutch fiigate, Piinceof
Orange, now lying off Castle Garden that
we shall have a tough job in getting the Ja
panese to consent to a commercial inter
com ise with us ; and so far from obtaining a
peaceable negotiation and treaty the Empe
ror of Japan is making preparations to give
as a warm greeting that he has strongly
fortified every pait of his coast, and that he
has a nation of well-equipped soldiers ready
lo pounce down upon us. They agree in
thinking that our force is utterly inadequate
to the task of making an entry into Ihe city
Lease or the Columbia Railroad. The
Canal Commissioners having leased to a firm
of transporters, for the term of four years from
the first of July next, the sole right to carry
passengers over the Columbia Haihoad, we
understand lhat a number of our active mer
chants are resolved to organize forthwith the
Phicnixville and Cornwall Railroad Compauy)
chartered last session, which, in connection
with the proposed route of Ihe Sunbury and
Erie Railroad, will open u new and iudepend
ant railroad communication between this city
and the Pennsylvania Rail Road, near Pax
ton's Creek, above Harrisburg. The Legis
lature having granted the power to construct
this road, it is not to be presumed that its
commencement will bo delayed under the
new policy evinced by the Canal Board.
The Massachusetts Liqnor Law has been
signed by the Governor. This is the law
which was passed after the Governor's veto.
The Legislature, we think, caught the Gov
ernor in a kind of trap It is evident, from
his veto message, that he disapproves of tho
liquor law, and probably, to avoid the res.
ponsibility of going against the wishes of Ihe
people, ha chose to veto it on the flimsy
ground that the voting was not lo be by
tcoret ballot, and therefore would have no
moral force. The Legislature struck out the
clause, submitting it to the people's vote
and the Governor had to step up to tho nak
Death or John Howard Payne, A
Washington letter in the Baltimore Patriot
announces the death of John Howard Payne.
Esq , t.ur Consul at Tunis, and the author of
several dramatic woiks, and a number of
other literary productions including Ihe pop.
ular song of "Home, Sweet Home." Mr
Payne was among the first of our successful
dramatist. He was the author, we believe,
of the tragedy of Brutus, or Ihe Fall of Tar
quin, and a number of other pieces, which
are among the standard acting dramas of the
Three Day akd Eleven Hocri from
New York to St. Lovts. The St. Louis
Evening News not ires the faot that the
learner Cataract left the wharf in that cily
and went up the Illinois liver to Peru, in
twenty-three Hours and forty-seven minutes.
The C.'t putscngers were transferred to a
eanal packet boat and went Ihiongh lo Chi-
eago. in eight leen hours and fifty. five rnin
utes ; add lo this the average lime from
Chicago I New York eily, (forty hour,
ana tne lime win be m three days and elev
n hours from St, Louis. The quickest trip
C?" The High Conslable of Ihe Borough
requests us to say that all persons in the
Borough are required to remove all obstruc
lions &.C., in the streets and alleys on or be
fore the 12th day of June, or that he will
remove them himself at their expense.
KP "The Berwick Citizen," a new pa
per just started at Berwick, speaks in com
plimentary terms of M. S. Jackson, Esq.,
the late Representative of Columbia and
Montour counties. Mr. Jackson deserves
well of his constituents, for we know that
he represented them with industry nnd
ability during the late session.
KF" We invite the attention of our
readers lo the procedings of a meeting at
Shamokin, in favor of a subscription by the
County to the Susquehanna liail Road.
The petitions and resolutions are strong and
to the point and worthy of an attentive
perusal. We have made room for the pe
tition at the expense ol some editorial and
other mailer, and will publish the resolu
tions next week.
The Mails. We are in a bad fix
in regard to our Mails. A letter for Har
risburg, the first day reaches Northumber
land, two miles, next day Il.tnisburg filty
five miles. Distance from Sunbury to Har
risburg fifly two miUs lime forty eight
hours. The Pottsville mail, about once a
week is carried around lo Cattawissa or
Danville, and thus vice versa around to
Northumberland. Who says this aint the
age of progress 1
1 Ex-Secretary Walker, it U said, it reeov
eimg from his recent illness in England
The complaint, which gate accure pain, has
entirely left bim, and is pronounced as per
leolly cured. '
We noticed last week ome excellent
Daguerreotype specimens exhibited by Mr.
Mason who has taken roomi in the State
House. Since then we have had an op
portunity of teeing a number or the like
nesses of our citizens, which are not only
true to nature but are" excellent specimens
of the art. Mr. Mason is one ol the quick
est operators we know of. . He took in our
presence, an excellent likeness of a child
in three seconds ol time, after 5 o'clock, P.
M., and could have taken it in one second
ol time, a few hours earlier. This is an
important mailer to those who have chil
dren, whose likenesses they wish to secure.
As Mr. Mason's pictures are exceedingly
low, only one dollar, we would advise all
to embrace the present opportunily. He
has also on hand a handsome assortment of
cases ol every style and variety.
KlNninY AND ERIE RAIL ROAD.
As some inquiries have been made in re
gard to the right of the Sunbury and Erie
Rail Road to occupy the ground of the Sus
qtiehana Rail Rord, we copy the follow
ing section ol the act passed at the last
session of the Legislature, which only au
thorises the Sunbury and Erie Railroad
Company to extend their road to Harris
burg on a certain contingency. It will be
perceived that such power is only conferred
in case the Susquehanna Railroad Company
shall fail to put that portion of the line of
th tir road under contract between Bride-
port and Sunbury, within one year from
the passage of the act above referred to, and
complete the same within two years there
"Skction 9 That the Sunbury ami Eiie
Rail Road Company shall have power lo
construct lateral and branch roads from I he
line of their roads, at southward, or east
ward from, Williarniport, lo intersect any
oilier rail roads by means of w hich the .said
company may be enabled lo form connec
tions with t tie cily of Philadelphia, by way
of tho valley of the Schuylkill, or as herein
after provided, by way of Ine valley of ihe
Susquehanna : Provided, That on any road
that may be made between Sunburv and
Harrisbuig, the same lax be, and is hereby
imposed ns is now or may hereafter be im
posed by law on the Susquehanna lail road :
And provided further, That if the Susque
hanna rail road company should fail to put
thai poilion of ihe lino of their load under
contract, between Bridgepoit and Sunbury,
within one year from ihe passage of this act
and complete; ihe same within two ypais
thereafter, then, and in that case, the Sun
bury and Eiio rail road company is hereby
authorized to extend their road from Sun
bury, by thu valley of iha Susquehanna, !o
connect with the Pennsylvania rail road, at
such point as may be deemed most expedi
ent by the said company, on tho same terms
and conditions that thev are now authorized
to construct Ihe main line of their road be
tween Sunbury and Eiie.
!EP" Town Clock. The good people of
Williamsport are to have a town Clock at
last. So Says Colonel Carter in the last
Democrat. Under the effects of their rip
rapping quarrels, politics and rail road
mania, they may need something to regu
late them and keep them in order.
Ex-Senatob Hannegan, of Indiana, has
delivered himself up lo the proper aulhoiiiies,
for an cxamminalion into the circumstances,
resulting in the death of Capt. Duncan, his
brother-in-law. Capt. Duncan is said to
have admitted frequently lhat ho slapped
Mr. Hannegan in tho face previous lo being
slabbed. Ho died, forgiving him, wi'hout a
munner or complaint, only regretling, as he
said, lhat ho had not died in Mexico. Pre
vious to his death, Capt. D. made over his
propcity to Mrs. Haiinegaii and her sister.
The Special Court will commence here
next week, when Judge Pearson of Harris
burg will preside. This Court will be held
principally to try causes, in which Judge
Jordan and Judge Hegius had been inter
ested, either as counsel or party. In July
the Supreme Court will commence and
continue nearly the whole month, and on
the first Monday of August, will commence
the term of our regular Court. Thus the
landlords, suitors and lawyers, will have a
busy time fur the next two months.
(LT" The Baltimore National Conven
tion for the nomination of a candidate for
the Presidency, will convene on Tues
day the 1st day of June. A number of
delegates are already on the ground. There
can be no doubt but that Cen. Cass has a
majority of all the delegates, and would be
n iminated at once on the first ballot if the
rule requiring two thirds did not prevent
it. The impression is, however, general
that Gen. Cass will be nominated.
SI StVi:ilA.V RAIL ROAD.
By an advertisement in our paper ol this
week, it will be seen that the Commission
ers of the Susquehanna Railroad Company,
having paid in the requisite amount of mon
ey, have taken out letters patent, and ap
pointed Thursday -the 10th day of June next,
as the time for the election of a President
and Directors, to conduct and manage the
business of the Company.
Three hundred thousand dollars, have
been already subscribed by the counties and
boroughs and individuals along the line of
the road. The city of Baltimore is author
ized by an act of the Legislature of Mary
land to subscribe half a million dollars, and
two hundred thousand dollars more will be
raised by individual subscription, in that
city. The road from this place down will
be put under contract early this summer,
and will be no doubt completed from Wil
liamsport lo Bridgeport within two year,
or ai soon t f er its commencement at possible.
A fearful accident occurred at Stroudsburg
Monroe county, on Monday last. Through
carelessness in firing a cannon, a premature
explosion occurred, injuring and shattering
the arms of William Hinton so severely that
ihey had both lo be amputated, and one of
the arms of George Washington, rendering
amputation also necessary. Hinton died
soon after Iho operation. He was formerly
a resident of Eastun.
John M. Clayton is industriously cnltiva
ling his farm in Delaware. This is a good
example for all ihe other prominent polili
cians lo follow. When ihey can contented
ly labor in such a field, they will find sure
returns for their lot1, and at less cost of
character and conscience than all the politi
cal triumphs which they may hope lo
The Queen of Spain is represented to be
again in the way to become a mother. The
correspondent of thu Madrid Gazette says
that the King, for reasons perfectly known
In himself protests lhat it is utterly impossi
ble. In this wicked world the impoaai.
bilily in not so clear as his Majesty seems
to think. .
Lord and Lady WharnclifTe and daughter
ate now in New Orleans, where they ai rived
a few days since, in Ihe steamship Georgia,
from Havana, with the intention of making
a tour in this country. They will go up Ihe
Mississippi and Ohio to Cincinnati, and so on
lo the Allantio.
A Southern Trade Meeting it to bo held
in Baltimore as toon at the turmoil of the
political convention it over. The object is
to promote the city trade with the Southern
States. Baltimore is always alive to her interests.
A Legal Gentleman in Trouble A
member of thu Boston Bar bat been arrested
on a charge of larceny, for using a portion
of the shelves, closets, &o., of the house in
w hich be resided, for fuel.
William Ford De Sautsure, the new So(
ator from South Carolina, was a graduate of
Harvard University, of the class of 1810.
The Baptist Missionary Union, which was
I; session at Pittsburgh, several ilayt last
week, adjourned on Friday.
Several casea of cholert have occurred at
St. Joseph, Mo., among the emigrants. Five
cases pioved fatal. - ,
TO THE COMMISSIONERS OF NORTHUM
The memorial of the undersigned citizens
of Coal township, in said county, respect
fully represents, at follows i
The County being authorised by law to
make a subscription fn behalf of Ihe Susque
hanna Rail Road Company to conttrnct a
road from Harrisburg to Sunbury with an ex
tension to Williamspoit, the undersigned
respectfully request Ihe County Commission
ers to make a subscription for that purpose.
It is believed said improvements will greatly
enhance the value of property within her
limits, and thus give her ample ability to
meet all her engagement., old and new. It
will develops her vast mineral resources,
which havo herelofore been comparatively
unproductive nnd valueless. It will furnish
her citizens with much needed facilities for
ttade, and for gelling their produce to mar
ket, at all seasons of the year. It will add
largely to her population, by causing her
rich and extensive coal fields to be opened
np, and producing extensive operations in
Ihe coal business. It will demonstrate ihe
fact lhat Northumberland, ihongh small in
territory, is ono of the richest counties in
Ihe Slate, It is beyond all dispute lhat Ihe
proposed road will be tho means of adding
largely to her population, her wealth, ami
her prosperity. These are objects lhat cer
tainly demand its favorable attention of al
those w ho have her destiny in their hands.
Of all olhjr places, or sections of the coun
try, interested in this road, Northumber
land county will derive the chief and great
est benefits. It is therefore, but reasonable
and ins', that she should bear a fair share
of the expense. The wholo amount of the
proposed subscription would be but a drop in
the bucket, compared with ihe immense ad
vantages she would derive, and Iho vastly
immense value which would be imparted to
her real estate.
A subscription by her now will operate
merely ns a loan of her credit till tho road is
linibhed and in operation. The road will,
from the slart, prove to be a paying road.
Tho bonds of Ihe county being then conver
ted into slock. She can sell out her propor
tion of the stock al par, and then, almost as
soon as Ihe road is completed, she can en
tirely relieve herself of the whole amount nf
her subscription, if such should bo the wish
of her citizens.
The undesigned suggest that an absolute
subscript inn of $100,000 bo made in bonds,
and that a furlher sum of $100,000 be sub
scribed, subject to the condition lhat the
bonds, therefore, shall not be issued till the
road is graded, anil satisfactory evidence is
furnished lo the County Commissioners, or
the court of Common Pleas, that Ihe first
SI00(000 have been faithfully applied, and
subject to such oilier conditions as may be
necessary lo protect the interests of Ihe
The building of the road will cause an
expenditure of peihaps $800,000 within the
limits of the County.
The increased amount of taxes that will
(low into tho County Treasury from the iu
creased value of the coal lands, will, in
itself, pay oil the whole amount of the sub
sciiption long before the bonds become due.
The woiking of the coal mines on an exten
sive scale, will bu the immediate conse
quence of the construction of said road
will annually bring into the County millions
of dollars and create a home market for all
tho surplus agricultural produce of the
If there be any hesitation on the subject
of the proposed subscription, Coal township
alone w ill pledgo herself lo pay Iho interest
annually on 5100,000 of the said subscrip
tion. Il should be generally understood by the
ci'izeus of ihe County that ihe payment of
thu interest on the subscription is all thai
will ever be required. The piiuciple will
never bo demanded.
Win. M Weaver, Daniel Everl, David N
Lake, Casper Sthol!, Jacob Frick, S. S. Bird
Reuben Eisenhart, Matlhias Kershuer, Joseph
Dimmick, John M. Shephard, George Krio
ger, bolomoii Weaver, David Feagley. Jonas
L. Gilger, Robeit Bird, Benjamin McClow,
John Conrad, Israel Hell, Abraham Keifer,
George Lavan, James Wallas, John Christ,
Andrew A. Ileim, Samuel Yost, John Schra
der, Aaron Furman, Absalom Yager, Na
thaniel S. Morgan, Oliver Perry Ealon, Mar
tin Gass, Washington Hodman, J. C. Per
kins. Peter Disslor, John Caldwell, John
Diinkleberger, Chailes II Reed, Stephen Bit
lenbeudor, Benjamin Starzsel, William F
Roth, Kimber Cleaver, Michael Kcrstetter,
4",iv id Evlard, Jonas Hummel, E. llelfenstcin,
Jacob Fpliug, D. W. Diinbaugh, El word Gar
ret!, Anthony Gillespie, Gilbert Biulew, J.
Bucftacke, Beuj. Patlon, Joseph Zero, An
drew Klinger, Daniel P. Haas, David AL
Keefer, John Nowman, John Rosser, William
Fagely, Chailes Schmiukey, James Reppard,
Philip Slambach, Pharah Gass, J. S. Mc.Wil
hams, Daniel Krieger, Daniel Yost, Caleb
He, Charles Kerlin, Elias Eisenhart, Henry
Heg.iy, Daniel Martz, Joseph Reeder, Har
mon Snyder, Samuel Culp, Pemborton Bird,
Jacob Haas, Joseph F. Bird, Daniel Derr, Ad
am Adam, Wm. Ilolshoe, Peter Persing,
David Chicester, Alex. Caldwell, Paul Am
merman, Slillnian Eaton, Daniel Miller,
Jamet Thoma", Henry Fry, Galen S. Robins,
Jacob Smiuk, Samuel Harrison, Chancy Ea
;on, Richard Woolverton, Daniel Beckley,
Reuben Slambach, Joseph Roih, David S.
Pursing, Daniel Eawlan, Peter llime, Daniel
C. Schmink, Henry E. Fry, 11. B. Weaver,
John Weaver, P. Strauser, Robt. C. Helfeu
stiiie, Wm. Atwater, Joshua Woulveiton,
Valentine Fagely, Wm. F. Marshall, Casper
Adams, Jr., Daniel Kerstetler.
A youth named Jot. Maguire, residing in
Mohawk, Ohio, took tome powder and
threw it into ihe stove, at bit father' resi
dunce, last week. The powder flew up into
his face, putting both eyes out. He it not
expexled lo live.
Accobdino to the Boston Pott, the amount
i f materiaJ aid" received by Kossuth du
ring bit visit to Massachusetts, was from
(16,000 to 818,000.
Cincinnati geutry dine on new potatoes,
green peat aud tliawberriet.
KF" The following communication ad.
dressed to the Editor of the Harrisburg
Standard, upon a subject that has now be
come one of interest, may not be unaccept
able to our readers, especially those ac
quainted with the writer, Mr. Cleaver,
who was certainly in advance of the times
on this matter.
. Shamokin, Northumberland Co.
... March 10, 1852.
Messrs. Editors : In days of yore, when
our free and sturdy fathers were occupied in
felling the fores', treos and preparing tho
places and material to build the town of
Boston, New Amsterdam and the village of
Penn ; nnd alternately receiving instruction
from the Red Man In tho culture of Indian
corn and smnoking "abaecos," and lepelling
their tomahawks and scalping knives, and
until long after lhat ever tnemoiablo strug
gle which resulted in Ihn establishment of
our independence ns a nation a communi.
cation in every thirty or sixty days between
Ihe Old World and Iha New was deemed
the ultimatum of human attainment. But
Ihe subsequent discovery and invention of
uor American Fulton, ami modern im
prove.nents thereon, have bronpht Europe
within ninn or tn days of our shores, (dis
tance being now measured by lime ;) yet
this rapid advance in the march nf scientific
improvement this giant racer, fails lo satis"
fy the cravings of the FREE human mind,
whoso incessant command is "Front face,
forward, march !" Petlmps the query sug
gests itself lo you "lo what doih l his pot-
tend 1" Be patient, and I'll tell you.
Somo twelve or louileen years ago I con
ceived 1 lie idea of constructing an elecltic
telegraph from America to England, and in
tho month of February or March, 1841, 1
wrote a coinmunicaiimi on the subject, ad
dressed In Messrs. Fi'titi S: Wallace, who
then published the "Pennsylvania Tele
graph" in Ihe boiongh nf Hariisburg. But
my communications did not find a place in
their columns I believe ; owing, 1 suppose
lo a charitable desire to savo mo ihe "shame
and mortification" that would have been oc
casioned by the derisive laiih lhat would
have followed Ihe publication of the "hair
brained eccentricities of a romantic youth."
The following plan I then suggested, of
which I have notes made til Ihe lime yet in
my possession, and which, with some im
provemenls, I still deem practicable.
The medium of communication to consist
of metallic wires, equal in number to the
lelteis of the alphabet, ami of sulficient
englh to reach fiom America to England.
Each w ire to be separately covered with silk
or other nonconducting snbsiance, and then
collectively enclosed in a strong and durable
waterproof covering ; say a compound ol
leather, canvass, gum elastic ami gulla per-
cha, the whole foiming n rope of five or six
inches in diameter. Then, by means of a
sufficient number of water crafls, brought
into line al convenient distances apart, ex
tending across the Atlantic, this rope could
be extended from shore to shore ; having at
proper intervals, say n half milo apart,
weights attached sufficient lo sink tho rope
below Ihe track of vessels and Iho commo
tion occasioned by storms ; and at a given
signal let it down, retaining an end on each
shore, and tho ends of the wires arranged
alphabetically, attached to keys somewhat
afier Ihe fashion of a piano lorte, so that a
discharge of galvanism on the wire denoting
any teller nt one, would be communicated
and made manifest at the other end.
It has since occurred to me, that a better
plan to extend Iha ropo across the ocean,
would be lo attach floats or buoys at proper
intervals, sulficient to float the lope; nnd by
having it wound on a reel on ihe American
shore, hitch Iho end to one. of Fulton's wa
ter crafls and low it across to England. See
how one invention leads another in its
Il has also occurred lo mo that this key ar
rangement al each end might bo n speaking
automaton, and talk plain Yankee liberty
into the heai t of Europe. "Is not this Ihe
fast that we havo chosen t To loose the
bands of wickedness, lo undo ihe heavy
burdens, lo let ihu oppressed go free, nnd to
break every yoke." This would enable us
to transmit Kossuth speeches "on Iho light
ning's fiery wing," until Ihe ennobling sen
timents entertained by lhat great man
would arouse Ihe prisoners of Ihe dungeon,
the peasants of the cottage, and ihe kings on
their blood-stained thrones until ihe prison
doors become unbarred, and Iho manacles
full from I he limbs of ihe former, ami tho
crowns and sceptres of the latter are smote
lo the earth.
Yours, firm in ihe faith,
A new steamboat commenced running be
tween Philadelphia and Salem on th'' 17th
ins'., Her name is "My Aunt Niiomi," nnd
her regular speed is given at nineteen miles
The Engineers of ihe rail road fiom
M ;uicri Chunk lo Easion, have commenced
the location of ihe road. They hove pur
chased the track of the Beaver Meadow
road as fur down as Parrysville.
The Rappers Bishop Olley, of Tennesse
having visited and investigated Ihe nipping?,
wrilet lo the St. Louis SigW his belief lhat
the noiset were but an adroit aud clever
piece of trickery.
The Pittsburgh Visitor announces that
Mr. Riddle of Ihe Journal it to lake charge
of itt columns, while Mr. Suisshelm it nur
Bing "muziy'ii pooly pel' ihe baby !
An extensive woollen Manufactory is
about going into operation in the town of
St. Chailes, Missouri. A capital of $10,000
hat been invested.
In ihe event of ihe ratification of the
Sioux Treaty, $2,000,000 will be paid oul by
Iha Government in Miunetote, the ensuing
The Chicago Journal tayi that four young
Lid.es neur that place have just got mairied,
and immediately set off with iheij husbands
Ruihlike, for the plaint of California.
The hills ami mountains In the vicinity o
Htveihill, N. Y., were profusely covered
with snow on Thuitday morning.
Susquehanna liail Iload
NOTICE is hereby given, that Letters Pa
lent having been granted to the sub
scribers to the stock of the Susquehanna
Rail Road Company, in pursuance of ihe act
of incorporation, Iha Commissioners have
THURSDAY, JUNE 10, 1852.
as the time for the Stockholders to meet at
the Stale Capilol Hotel, in the Borough of
Harrisburg, at It o'clock, A. M , to organize
said company. At which time and place
Ihe subscribers to said stock, when met,
shall eleol a President and twelve Directors
to conduct and manage the afiairs and busi
ness of said company, in accordance wilh
ihe provisions of the act of Assembly in
such caso made and provided
Wm. F. Packer,
v in. Uumeron,
James H. Carter,
Amos E Kapp,
R. M. Magraw,
A. D. Wilson,
Joseph R. Priestley,
J. IM. llakletnnn,
Geo. K. Miller,
J. B. Packer,
Geo. B Weiser,
and others, Commissioners.
N. B. Subscribers who havo paid the first
iustiilinctiHif five dollars, on each share sub
scribed, will be entitled lo vote at the elec
tion. Harrisburg, May 22, 1852. 2t.
THE Vendets nnd Retailers of Domestio
and Foreign Merchandise of Norlhum
beiland county, will take notico lhat Ihey
are ifwsiied nnd rated by Ihe Appraiser of
Mercantile taxes for the year 1852 as fol
low s :
Charles Snyder liq 1 1
l'.iinel lleiine lie 14
Bonneville llolshne liq 11
William Deppen liq 13
Josiah Swarlz 14
John Will jr liq 14
William Keams liq 14
Anthony Ditty liq 14
Georr Htosious 14
Elias Weist Hit 11
Witmer &. Dockey 11
Ilcilncr V Knable liq 14
Jacob Weimer liq 14
John Kaiilman I in 14
Jacob Kreba liq 14
Isaac Campbell & Co liq
Elija Anderson lie)
Einstein & Slrouse liq
II 11 Vaslitie liq
Wm G Kasa
Tacgart & Co
Win Farrow jr liq '
Win S: R Fegely
Animernian & Zern
John Rosser & Co
Wm Rothaimel 14
Dottier & Piper 12
Hayes S: McCormick 12
ZeUrini & Baker 14
Jonas Wolf liq 14
A T Ludwig & Co liq 14
Dalesman & Voder 13
yilEREAM .ome evil lispo.,1 persons, have
in. th-" , 'Mtof ini"ri"S ! lo.trv!
'"f ,YT rT f h county, the Commii.
ers of l.o Comity deem it their duty i order to
t.r.n tlie v.lllams to justice, to oiler . rew.rd
for their discovury nd conviction.
We, the Commissioners of Northumberland
County, therefore ofTcr a reward or Twenty Dol
lars for Ihe discovery and conviction of the person
or persons who broke in and destroyed tho veni.
tian Minds of the privy in tho State House yard
on Monday night last.
WM. WILSON, )
C. ALBERT, SCom'r,.
Sunbury, May 29, 1852. 3t.
30UN vTm A IITIN
rTIHANKFUL for past favors respectfully in
forms his friends and the public that hrJ
still continues to carry on Iho Tailoring Busi'
ness at Ihe shop formerly oi copied by Jacob
Painter as a hatter shop. Being in the re
ceipt of Ihe fashions, monlhly, from New
York, his work will always be done in n
workmanlike manner, nnd according to ifcrt
latest style. His terms for cash or conntry
produce will be as reasonable as any other
in the place.
Sunbury, May 22, 1852. 3m.
Forsylhe & Priestley liq 13
Jjmes Taggatt jr liq 13
J Taggart Sou liq 13
Marsh & Vandling liq 14
Win Elliot liq 14
M J D Withiuglon liq 14
S B Dcnoiinaiidio 14
Conrad Wenck 1 4
Mary MeCay 14
Amelia Youiigman 14
Blair & Reed 1 1
Isaac Biown liq 13
Sweuk & Masteller 12
Aaron Conily 12
Wm 11 Fiymiro liq 12
John F Caslow 14
lleinen & Brother 10
Goorse Corry 14
Charles J Enuel 14
Win F Naule liq 13
SAeny Caldwell 12
Si-ih Cadwaladcr & Son 14
B II Hagg 11
B Crooner 14
John Vomit 14
M Vount 14
Rutin & Chapin 14
John Murry 14
J M Wood 14
John A Gray 14
Ji nathan Zellets 14
Joserh Angstad 14
S N Thompson 14 7 00
John Young 11 7 00
Georgi Blight liq 14 10 50
John Buyer & Co 14 7 00
Henry Masser liq 14 3 50
John W Friling Si Grant 13 10 00.
Ira T Cleinenl liq 14 10 50
R & Win Fesrely 14 7 00
Benjamin lb iF.ier liq 13 15 00
I W Tener & Co liq 13 15 00
PWGray 14 7 00
Ronp & Savage liq 13 15 00
A T B -isel liq 13 15 00
J Camp liq 13 15 00
mso k Housel liq 14 10 50
Adam Conrad 14 7 00
James Reed 14 7 00
ALL I'F.aSONS ENGAGED IN SELLING PATENT
M EOICINF.3 IN NORTHUMBERLAND COCXTY
AltE ASSESSED AS FOLLOWS '.
Names. Class. License.
Hayes & McCotmick 4 5 00
John F Caslow 4 5 00
John Geleis 4 5 00
John A Giay 4 5 00
BEER HOUSES AND OYSTER CELLARS.
Philip Brymire liq 8 8 50
Joseph Eckbert 8 5 00
Christopher Sit in liq 8 8 SO
PERSONS ENUACKB IN DISTILLINO LIQUORS
John Kohr 10 5 00
A Dence ' 9 8 00
BRCWCRt WITHIN THE COVNTT.
George Baker 9 8 00
An appeal will be held at tho Commis
sioners' Otiic in Sunbury, on Tuesday ihe
15th day June next, al 10 o,clock, A. M , at
which time and place thoM inleiested may
REUBEN W. ZARTMAN, Mer. Ap'(y
Jack sou township, May 29, 1852. il.
"the rest of ninnk
TE it ordained by ihe Burgess and Town
" Council of the Borough of Sunbury, ami
it is hereby enacted by ihe authority of Ihe
same, that no person or persons shall under
any pretence whatever, ride or drive on
horseback or in any wagon or wagons cart or
carls carnage or carriages or any other vehi
cle, over or across lhat part of Market Square
in this Borough East of the Court House
which is surrounded by trees, or cut np tho
soil thereon in any manner, under the pen
ally of one dollar for each and every ollence,
lo bo recoverable ns debts of the like amount
are now by law recoverable.
Resolved, Thai the High Constable be au
thorizod lo give ten days notice lo all persons
lo have Iho Streets and Alleys adjoining their
propeitv cleared and cleaned up, ami to lako
up all Horses uud Mules running at liberty in
Bv order of tho Chief Buigess.
P. M. SHINDEL, Clerk.
May 15, 1852 3t.
THE VERY LATEST ARRRIVAL,
CHEAPER THAN THE CHEAPEST !
FR2LING Sc GRANT.
inform the pulilic and
nkind," tho t thev have just
received and opened the tiest uud cheapest stock of
Spring and Summer Goods
that tins ever liren brought to Sunbury.
Their stock consists of every varie'y of
Dry (lootls, viz :
Cloths, Casrimeres, Suttinels, Vestinfsr
Ami all kinds of Summer Wear.
Also a splendid variety of
LADIES DRESS & FANCY GOODS,
Calicoes, Ginehams, Lawns, Chintzes, Di
And every variety of goods suitable for La
dies u ear.
Also nn extensive assortment of
Panama and Palm Leaf Hats.
Also a large assortment of GUOLERIE.f,
Sugar, Teas, Coffee, Molasses, Spicet
of all kinds.
Also a lare assortment of
HARDWARE aud QUEENSWARE,
Fish, Salt and Plaster.
Also a trcsh supply of
UfiUGS AND MKDICINF.S.
Besides the largest and most general assort
ment of all kinds of goods to bo had in thit
EST Country produce of all kindt taken in
change nt the highest market price.
Sunbury, May 23, 1852.
jISS M. E. WHARTON, thankful for ihe
paliomige heretofore extended toward
her, nnnomicts lo her fiien'rls and the ptiblie
geueiallv, iha'T lie has lemoved her Millin
ery Store lo the building at the coiner of
Muiket square, ami directly opposite Mr.
Covert's Hotel. The business will hereafter
be conducted by Mrs. Wharton, w ho respect
fully solicits a continuance of the patroiiBge
of the public, and intends selling off the pre
sent Muck of Bomieu, Ribbons, Flowers and
Parasols at first cost.
Sunbury, May 22, 1852 61.
J. w i:it riM.iMSAUJ,
OPTICIAN and OCULIST,
I J espeel fully informs the citizens of Sunbury
and vicinity lhat ho has opened a Stote
at ihe Hotel of Miss Ann C. Morris where he
offers for sale
OF EVERY VARIETY, SIZE & QUALITY.
A n.-w invention of Spectacles, lor distant
or close reading, with gold, silver, sleel and
tortoise-shell frames, and a new and impro
ved assortment of Perifocal ground flint Gltt
ses of his own manufacture. He would par
ticularly call the attention of the public to
his Spectacles for
NEAR SIGHTED PERSONS,
and for persons w ho have been operaled upon
tor the catatact of tho eye, and lo his new
kind of glasses ami Conserves of the sight
made of the best Hint and azzure Glasses.
Good Glasses may be known by iheir shspa,
exact centre, sharp and highly polished sur
face. The qualities are lo be found in a
high degree in hi glasses.
Also, Microscopes. Spy & Quizzing Glasses
of every siz and quality; Telescopes, Mag
nilying and Opera Glasses, wilh dillerent
power, together wilh every variety of arti
cles in the Optical line not mentioned.
O Optical and other Instruments aud
G. asses carefully repaired at short notice
He can always select Glasses to suit the vi
sion of the person, ns he sees them, upon :ha
first (rial lie will remain in this place du
ring next Special Court, which beeint My
31st, when those in want of the above arti
cles will give him a call.
E7 Ha will, it required, go lo any respect
able house where his services may be want
ed. K7" The very beet Eye-Water always for
Sunbury, May 22, 1852 if
FOR ONE DOLLAR!
T HA1LER MASON has lh pleasure of
' informing the inhabitants of Sunbury anil
VICIIlilV lhAt hil l.u. nru.....l rinnm . k
Slate House, v. heie he will be in readiness
hi icunv. visiiort net ween ihe hoars A.
M. and 5 P. M. Pioiuret laken wiihi any
desirable effect of light or shade amlceJorsd
in Ihe highest perfection of ihe art aud no
regard lo weather.
Instruction! given and apparatus furnished
for f 5l.
N. B. Perfect satisfaction given io all eft
set or no charge.
Sunbury, May ?2, J84J. if.