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MEAGHER FESTIVAL IN BOSTON.
The Meagher Club of United Irishmen and
the Meagher Rifles, of Boston, entertained the
patriot and exile, Thomas JJj:cher, with a
grand bnnquet at Faneuii Ift!l, in eommemora
tion of his thirtieth bir:L-Jay. Several other
military ccmpatka ofPron alio jrdned in be
celebration. Deputations i-i civil and military
associations aue::ded frorri iew York nnd roaaj
other places. Tue military weieiofull dresa
uniform, an I a larje nnsiocr cf lad.es also beiu
in attendance, tba affair was truly splendid.
Altogether, about- seTen hundred persons were
present, amonj whom was Mr. O'Dosokce, who
so recently escaped from Van Dieman's Land,
and whose adventures were so remarkable.
Capt. B. S. Tkeaxor, of the Meagher Fines,
presided on the occasion.
After the viands provided had been disposed
of in the manner customary on such occasions,
letters of apology were read from distinguished
invited gcests. This being done, the following
toasts were proposed : "The President of the
United States," which was received with all the
honors; "The Press," which was responded to
by Geo.. Roberts, Esq., of the Boston Tines;
"The Health of Thomas Francis Meagher," which
was drank with the greatest enthusiasm, and re
sponded to by Mr. Meagher. We find h;s speech
reported in the New York Herald, ss fol
Mr. President aid GcntUrtex,- Having to speak
for myself, I have not zsuch to say. Ycu are
aware that, since rny arrival in this country, I
have sought a exemption -from the Conors
which, at this festivity, you have been pleased
to pay me. Did I consult ray own "disposition,
and permit myself to be governed exclusively
by motives of uatnre purely personal, I should
have still adhsred to the resolution with which
I set out, and in this instance likewise, Lave de- j
clined the favors which, in the midst of so much
elegance and worth, and on a spot so noted, you
hae extended to me.
But, in this city, having on other occasions
met with so cordial a welcome, been helped in
my efforts by so liberal a hand, and altogether
been made sensible of so generous an interest
and so " steadfast a friendship, it struck meiti
would be somewhat ungenerous to deny to you
the gratification of the wishes you hvl cher
ished. Here, in this city, epen my entering into a
wider xpanae, nnd noiser scenes, from the still
and shaded waters of the seclusion I had first
sought, was raj coining wiih an ardeDt anxiety
awaited. Here, in the discharge of those duties
which to m-3 were irksome and distasteful, but
to which the changes and exactions of a new life
imposes, was my footing raide good, my doubt9
dispelled, my wavering prospects strengthened,
and widsned, and su!i'u3ed with the light of a
better fortune. Here, was the pr?sence of the
stranger hailed with a fervor which from his
onind at ouce effaced the impression which the
satirist of j'our steady and cultured habits might
have wrought; and here in the gloom of win
ter, when the white flakes on the trees spoke of
the leaves that were dead, and the great heart
that was for a season dead there came the sun
shine on his path, and with that sunshine, flow
ers in clustering profusion to his feet. Here,
better than all this more fragrant than those
votive flowers, sweeter than the kindling sun
shine, deeper in its significance and more inspi
ring in its effect than all that friendship, zeal
ous, active, strenuous, prodigal as it was were
hearl ar mn J me those strong vibrations of a
public spirit, '.rhicb, for every true word spoken,
claims and ensures an ample bearing; which
for the play of intellect and the workings of the
conscience, demands the widest field ; which
discards, deposes, and annuls the tyranny which
on the one and on the other would inflict the
garb of fashion or the chain of fear; which, in
conscience, io history, in politics, -in religion
instinctively conforming to the provisions under
which we live would to the death maintain
their freedom, deprived of which the intellect
becomes a cripple and the conscience a slave, if
not something more debased : which, in a word
mindful of the good deeds done upon the earth
by those who have broken loose from, and soar
ed above all base restraint, would hedge in with
honor, and do homage to the mind intrepid,
inflexible, and inspiring winch Had .he future,
with all its mysteries, in perils and its glories,
to explore, and the sceptre of truth, piercing the
clouds, and glittering like sapphire in the eter
nal hand, and pointing out the way as the sole
guide in the pilgrimage and battle.
That this spirit was peculiar to the city of
Boston it would not be the truth for nie to say.
Of my experience in other citie3 I preserve a
dininet recollection ; and in the face of that re
collection, I shall not err so grcviously as to ar
rognte to the . community amongst whom I now
stand, the spirit which is diffused throughout
Of that Union I have visited five and twenty
States ; and that the spirit of which I spe.ik,
was evident, active, paramount in each and all,
in strict truth, I here assert.
For my part so far as this question is con
cerned, and it is the vital question, if not the
supreme, question of all I have seen no differ
ence between the North and South, between the
East and West. Differences of climate, differ
ences of race, differences in the capabilities of
tae ecu, in - the pursuits of the people in the
lays, in social tastes marked and ineffaceable
differences, in these conditions and accidents of
life, I have observed; but everywhere every
where amongst the citizens of this marvellous
Tepubiic amongst all who look up with loyalty
to that unviolated and inviolable flag and love it
as the symbol of their confraternity everywhere
have I found that freedom of thought, freedom
of speech, freedom of discussion, are rights sol
emnly declared in the instruments under which
these various States, are moulded, admitted by
th willing sense guaranteed by the laws, and
by the intuitive conservatism of the people
-Yet, if this can be said, without exception, of
tha several States I have visited and be 6poken
of thorn in terms of congratulation, , it must be
also said of Boston, and be said especially of
those whom I now address bo said of them,
with marked reverence in consequence of the
holtilities which I am told, secrets and accu
mulates itself against that spirit and those citi
zens in certain quarters, to which I for one, am
not sufficiently disposed or interested to al
lude. . ' -
Let it, then, snSicefor mo to say," that having
been made sensible, to. a singular degree, of the
kindness of the citizens of Boston, and been im
pressed . with the spirit which actuates them,
came to the conclusion that it would be incon
siderate of me not to make some return for that
kindness, and more than inconsiderate to with
hold my testimony, insufficient as it is, in favor
of that spirit, llence it is, gentlemen, that I
am with you this . evening, and in obedience to
your wishes; with a proud heart participate in
the profuse festivities you have provided.
And now that I have given yon the reasons
which induced me to relax in this instance, the
resolution to which I have heretofore adhered,
let me assure you in words that are of sterling
stamp, however rudely they may be wrought
that I feel happy in your society, and in the
greetings you have given me I 6incere!y ex
As I said before as I said on many occasions
similar to the present I set no value on cheers,
parades, or banquets. These, indeed, may be
evidences of an honest enthusiasm evidences
of an enthusiasm evoked by a distant reputation.
by a disinterested curiosity, and by a crowd of
Transitory emotions, such as the love of novelty,
be for a time sustained. But with me other tri
butestributes of a less perishable nature and
material possesses the preference.
Short as my experience of public life has
been, it has been long enough to inculcate that
.preteretice. I h; passing prayer of tho Pilgrim
i.i the tomb i;i of a higher worth than the studi
ed eulogy with w hich the marble is adorned.
Tiie odour with which a good name is embalmed
in the simple memory of the m-m.ln .ri'voa fv-n-ii.
. r - - - -J ' i "
in sweetness when the laurel has lost its green
ness, and the etfigy has grown grey.
In no school howsoever wise mav be the les
sons howsoever holy may be the lives of those
wno teacn therein 13 the vanity and precari
ousness of worldly honors so forcibly impressed
upon the mind, as in that sphere, where, with
the interests and passions of the multitude, men
come in contact, and where as there are manv
instances of the like on record the cloud breaks
in sudden wrath above the head which was
crowned but yesterday, nnd the favorite be
comes an outcast.
So frequent have been these examples, that
centuries of history have ia vain been written,
if men doing good deeds, following out great
purposes, and bent upon a great result set
their hearts upon a compensation in this world
L.ut it thus I nave been taught to estimate
the applause and pageantry with which most
men are haned in public life regarding both as
little better than the whirling dust of the high
way, or the froth and bubble of the sea I have
at the same time been taught to value, and as a
pmUu Imettro t- regard that" fAVOr, that
trust, that friendship, which approaches, en
compasses, and clings to one after the excite
ment which accompanied his first appearance
had died away, and the durability of the impres
sions then avowed in his regard have been test
ed by observation, by criticism, by the ordinary
effects of time, and, it may have been, by an
antagonism, reckless and relentless. The friend
ship coming to one thus steadily," temperately,
courageously coming to one when the tide has
retired, and he stands as it were alone on the'
silent shore, dividing his thoughts between the
past and the future, the wild path he has corne,
and the yet more perilous one on which he has
yet to set his toot-prints the friendship which
thus encircles one is above all price, for, in its
growth, it has given promise of its immutabili
ty. That the feeling you exhibit towards me
may be so considered and described, no one,
however querulous or conscientious he may be,
will have the temerity to dispute.
Gentlemen, I know not whether there here ex
ists a concurrence of opinions with those I hold
and have avowed, with regard to certain ques
tions the school question, for instance; or whe
ther if the votes were taken 1 should appear in
a minority of one. Neither am I anxious, out
of these alternatives, to ascertain what the fact
is. When I consider it proper to give an opin
ion one way or the other, on any theory, per
sonage, or event, I do so on my own accord, on
my own responsibility, for its own worth, for
better or for worse. 1 seek the imposition of
my opiuions on 110 man. I ask no man to back
them. More than this, I should feel aggrieved
that any friend of mine, controlled by private
reasons, should hesitate to differ from me; or to
speak more accurately, should hesitate to avow
his difference on nny question which has elicited
from me an unmistakeable expression.
Honesty, thorough independence of mind,
high moral courage these I place above the
dearest friendship. In an enemy, the deadliest
I might strike against, I would do honor to these
qualities. Active in a friend though they met
me at every point they would not estrange, but
rivet my confidence in his sympathy elevating
and not depressing my conception of hi3 good
ness. Thus I speak, having well known, and yet
knowing what sterling friendship 13 the song H
wakes from the saddest heart the light it pours
down through the clouds that gather above the
household the fragrance it steals from the dul
lest or the rankest weeds that intercept our path,
or spring from the ruins of hopes struck down.
Thus I speak, who, not for all the perfumed isl
ands of the South Pacific not for all those cham
bers roofed with cinnibar nnd paved with silver,
of which a brave old seaman of your navy, in
his description of the Amazon, ha3 lately spoken
who, not lor oil those wondrous treasures,
would exchange oue of those friendships it was
my fortune to find whilst I was yet a child in the
groves that were vocal with the songs and peo
pled with the shades of the priests the poets,
the Boldiers of the elder times in their long
robes, and the snow-white fillet, and the Hyperi
on star upon the brow. I do not- inquire, then,
whether you concur with everything oranything
I may have said, here or elsewhere. On the
contrary, I assume that you dissent from nie on
many points ; and yet I say, that for this very
difference of opinion I set the higher value on
the compliment you have paid me. And why ?
Why, for this very difference which may exist
between us, do I the more preciously regard the
trust and firiendship which, with the ringing
cheer and flashing cup you have pledged me in
this old hall this evening. For this reason as I
have a few moments before stated that it de
notes the prevalence amongst you of that just,
that tolerant, that liberal spirit, which gallantly
challenges to the proof opinions maintained in
conscience to be true which fears not to test
them in the lists where the silver spears of in
tellect make trial of their mettle which clears
the ground, admires the bearing, adjudges vic
tory, awards the prize even to the champion
wnose cry ana crest is otner man your own a
spirit sustaining the public mind in a state of
healthful, and brilliant, and courageous activity,
where it would otherwise cower, darken, and
stagnate a spirit which is the foundation of
charity, nnd peace, and propriety, and a grace
ful order amongst men a spirit which brings
dismay upon the workers in deceit, poverty and
shame to those who gamble with the credulity of
a people brings on error, exposure, night, and
consternation, and to tho despotism, of which all
these evil things are but the agencies and weap
ons, dethronement and annihilation a spirit
which, if not fostered by her children the Com
monwealth, that was cradled here, shall have
fewer days than Carthage or Genoa, or Venice,
which, in their generation, were less favored
than you have been ; but which, if, on the other
hand, preserved, shall lift this republic high
above the infirmities and calamities that have
overtaken, heretofore, the prosperous and migh
ty ones of earth setting it, like a city of gold,
upon an everlasting hill.
In this spirit, I conceive, you have met me at
this festival. You are true to me. if I mistake
not simply because I have been true to myself,
that is, true to my conscience, my memory, my
faith," my convictions true to the intellect I had
from uod, and the views of events and men
which through that intellect have to me been
made manifest. To this end I have laid aside
some honors, which if rightfully obtained if
won without the cost of truth might have been
pleasantly and gracefully worn. To be thus
have I encountered no stinted measure of re
proof, and clamor, and revilings. To this end
have I incurred the dismal and sagacious nod,
the peevish admonition, the hasty imprecation
of those who are ever capitulating to, or striking
shallow partnerships with the wrong dealers
in dodges, compromises, and such small ware.
To this end have I preferred to stand aloof from
my own people, and accept their suspicion, their
distrust, their emnity for a season, rather than
surrender to them that which they gave not, and
could never take away.
Still bent upon this cours'e like Kent, banish
ed from the court of Lear, still pursuing y
old course in a country new I trust, whatever
my fortune may be into whatever position I
may be conducted that I shall do something to
fulfil the expectations you have formed some
thing, however little, that may induce you not
to regret the calculations, or revoke the confi
dence with which, as birth day gifts, you have
this day enriched me.
Yet, be that as it may, my mind is fixed my
course taken and whatever fortune may betide,
from that course I shall not depart, though I
walk it alone. If I remember right, it is Sir
Thomas More, who has written that "if a man
be sincerely wedded to Truth, he must make up
his mind to find her a portionless virgin, and he
must take her for herself alone. The contract,
too, must be to love, cherish and obey her, not
only until death, but beyond it ; for this a union
that must survive not only Death, but time, the
conqueror of Death."
I have looked beyond the circle in which, for
the moment, we live, and move, and have our
being have looked into that fresh field lying be
yond there, and stretching away towards eterni
ty have there fixed upon a point to which my
aim and footsteps shall be unswervingly direct
ed. To that point, turning neither to the right
nor to the left, heeding neither cheers nor hoot
ings, in all seasons, and whatever may cross my
path, I shall proceed with the hope that one day,
as the sun of life is going down, I may reach the
summit, and before that sun has sunk in the
unknown sea, may plant thereon the staff I car
ry, nnd decked with a garland sacred to the
truth, leave it to mark the years I have journey
ed from the cradle to the grave.
Other speeches were made by Mayor Walker
of Roxbury, in response to the toast of "The
Commonwealth of Massachusetts :" Patrick O'
Donohoe, Capt. Treanor, and several others, and
the celebration passed off amid the greatest
Cambria County, ss.
ffiifc. AlVan Orphans' Court
JSiVirtV S. neia ai x-oensnui g, in and ror said
Kgeayj' of June, A. D. 1853, before the lion-
Four Says Later from Europe.
New York. Aug. 8. The steamer Baltic ar
rived yesterday afternoon with Liverpool dates
to the 27th. The Africa arrived out on the
Vienna, July 22d. A conspiracy has iust
been discovered, and a number of persons, some
of them students, have been arrested.
The differences between Austria and Switzer
land were nearly settled. The vanguard of the
Russian army entered Bucharest on the 15th.
The ship I. Z., from New York for Liverpool,
was burned at sea on the 7th of July, all hands
were saved : the fire originated from spontane
The Turkish difficulty is considered settled,
although the Czar's accptance of the proposal
has not been announced. His consent is daily
The crops throughout Great Britain arc on the
whole good. They are also satisfactory in Ire
land. There is no potatoe rot.
From .France there is no news. A correspon
dent says that the opening of French ports to the
importation of brcadstuffs is more to quiet anx
iety than from fear of any scarcity. Christina,
of Spain, is in Paris, intriguing to marry her
daughter to Prince Napoleon.
lhe grape disease is much feared in Portugal.
It is reported that England is negotiating with
Denmark to obtain command of the entrance to
If a war aiises with Russia. It is feared there
will be a scarcity in breadstuffs.
It is rumored at Constantinople that the Uni
ted States is negotiating the purchase of Fort
The Russians are quiet in the principalities.
The Costa affair is unchanged.
The St. Louis has left Smyrna. Two Austrian
frigates have arrived..
Advices from the Cape of Good Hope to the
llih of June, represent all as quiet.
The Indian mtils arrived at Trieste with Hong
Kong dates to June 7th, and Calcutta dates to
the lGth, also Bombay to the 20th.
The empire of China is divided. Nankin is
independent of the Tartar dynasty. Great anx
iety is felt at Canton, and fears are entertained
of a rising.
From Burmah the intelligence is that there is
no advance made upon Avon.
The screw steamer Laureston was lost on her
passage to Shanghai from Hong Kong. Her
crew and passengers were saved.
JCSyTo any inquiring what they shall do for
a cough and cold, we would isay, read the fol
lowing certificate, w hich has been signed by one
hundred of the first Houses of Druggists in this
country, to lay before the public their estimate
of a good medicine. They are all men of the
first class and of the highest character, whose
experience and business leads them to know, and
this is their opinion :
" We the undersigned. Wholesale Druggists, ha
ving been for long acquainted with Ager e Cherry
Pectoral, hereby certify our belief that it is the best
and moxi effectual remedy for Pulmonary Com
plaints ever ojfercd to the American People. And
tee would from our knoicledge of its composition,
and extensive usefulness, cordially commend it to
the afflicted as worthy their best confidence, and
with the firm conviction that it will do for their re
lief all that medicine can do."
R. IS. ItI. GILDEA,
No 10 North third street, Ilarrislurg, Pa.,
OFFERS his Professional services to the citi
zens of Ebensburg.
All operations in the above science performed
in the most scientific manner. Office at the
residence of Mr. Frederick Kittell.
Ebensburg, August 11, 1853. 41.
orable the Judges of the said Court
On the petition of Thomas H. Porter, of the
county of Cambria, and Charles B. Kennedy,
guardian of Thomas 11. Porter, a minor child of
William Porter, late of said county, deceased,
setting forth that John Moran, late of the said
county, died in or about the mouth of March A.
D. 1849, intestate, and letters of administration
have been issued, in due course of law, to Pat
rick M'Manamy, administrator of all and singu
lar the goods, chattels and estate of the said
John Moran. The sail John Moran, in his life
time, to it, on the 30th day of May, A.D. 1840,
was seized in fee of and in a certain piece or
parcel of land situate in Washington township,
Cambria county, bounded and described as fol
lows : Beginning at a post on line of other land
of John Moran, thence south 34 degrees east, 79
perches to a post, thence north 34 degrees east,
76 perches to a brick, thence north 34 degrees
west, 40 perches to a small spruce, thence south
03 degrees west, 71 perches to the place of be
ginning, containing 24 acres and 152 perches
and allowance, being part of a tract of land war
ranted in name of Joseph Dilworth. That being
so seized the said John Moran did, by a bargain
or contract in writing, bind himself to sell and
convey the said piece or parcel of land with the
appurtenances, unto the said William Porter in
fee simple, and in consideration of the sum of
seven dollars per acre, to be paid to the said
John Moran. That subsequently to the above
bargain or contract the said William Porter, in
his lifetime, by a parol agreement sold unto the
said Thomas II. Porter, the undivided half part
of the aforesaid piece or parcel of land, in con
sideration that the said Thomas II. Porter should
erect certain improvements thereon, which he
afterwards did. That the said William Porter
has since died leaving no widow, and but one
child above named. . That the whole of the pur
chase money was paid to the said John Moran
in his lifetime, but died before executing a deed
for the aforesaid premises, and that no sufficient
provision for the performance of the said bar
gain or contract, appears to have been made by
the said deceased in his lifetime, though he was
well satisfied and intended that the same should
And praying the Court to designate some day
certain, at which notice may be given to the ad
ministrator, and widow, and heirs of the said
deceased, to appear in your said Court and an
swer this bill or petition ; and furthermore, to
decree the specific performance of the said con
tract according to the true intent and meaning
thereof in or to the completing their title accor
ding to the act of Assembly, in such case made
and provided. .
You, and every of you, the said administrator,
widow and heirs, are therefore hereby cited to
be and appear at an Orphans' Court to be held
at Ebensburg in and for said county on the fifth
day of September, A. D. 1853, to shew cause if
you, or any of you have, why your should not
answer the premises, and abide such order aud
decree as to the said Court may be agreeable to
equity and good conscience.
Witness the Honorable George Taylor, Presi
dent of our said Court at Ebensburg, the four
teenth day of June, A D. 1853.
R. L. JOHNSTON, Clerk.
Ebensburg. July 21, 185338.
LIST Or CAUSES
SET do wn for trial at a Court of Common Pleas
to be held at Ebensburg, in and for the coun
ty of Cambria, on the first Monday of Septem
ber next, to continue two weeks.
Butcher et al
vs. Newman et al
" King et al
Troth & Co.
Ream et al
King et al "
Dounalley's adm. "
Crum et al "
Allegheny tp. "
St. Clair "
Cox's adm'rs. "
Anderson & Co. "
M'Gough et al "
Linton & Co. ".
S G Bailey's adm'rs.
ALL persons interested are hereby notified that
the following accounts have been passed and
filed in the office of .the Register of Cambria
county, and will be presented for allowance and
AnSrmnt.inn at nn Ornhnn's Court to be held in
and for said county, on Monday the fifth day of
Sep tern oer, a. v. 1006.
The Partial account of Margaret Cullen, Ad
ministratrix of the estate of Patrick Cullen, de
ceased. The account of Lewis Dormayer, Esq., and
Lewis B. Dormayer, executors of Gabriel Dor
The account of Lewis Dormayer, Esq., Admin
istrator of the estate of Ludwick Dormayer, de
ceased. The account of Maria Crum, executrix of Jno.
B. Crum, deceased.
The account of James M'Dcrmit, Administra-tnr-
nf Inhn PI iimmpr. deceased.
The account of James M'Garity, Administrator
of Charles M'Garity, deceasea.
The account of Jacob Luther, acting executor
r.F 7fVin Stnltn deceased.
V W ,
The account of Emericus Bender, executor of
Mary Catharine Koch, deceased.
The account of David Paul and John Paul,
Administrators of William Paul, deceased.
The Account of John Paul and John Stull, Ad
ministrators of Jacob Paul, deceased.
The supplemental account of John Knepper,
Administrator of the estate of Abraham Knep
R. L. JOHNSTON, Register.
Register's Office, 1
Ebensburg, Aug. 11, 1853. 41.
Cambrian and Crusader, please copy.
Lloyd et al
King et al
Levergood, Linton & Co.
" Carroll et al
R. L. JOHNSTON, Prothonolcrg.
Ebensburg, July 28, 1852
J53 3'J. J
At his tore one door
cast of the Sentinel of
fice, a superior nssort
ment of Gold and Sil
ver watches and fine jew
elry. Gold Lever watches ful
jewelled, 8?, CO
Silver Lever watches full jewelled, I'J.OO
Silver Cylinder Escapements 12,00
Silver Quartiers . 6,00
Also a fine atsortment of eight day and thir
ty hour clocks.
N. B. Clocks, Watches, and Jewelry repaired
at shortest notice, and warranted. .
WILLIAM B. HUDSON.
April 29, 1852.
K. IHrrCIIIJffSOA', Jr.,
Attorney at Law, Ebensburg, Ta.,
IlfILL practice in the several Courts of Cam
II bria, Blair and Indiana counties. All pro
fessional business entrusted to his care will be
promptly attended to.
Ofhce on Main street adjoining hia dwelling
Ebensburg, April 21, 1853 26-Sm.
IIICIIAi:"L DUf MAG EH A IV,
Attorney at Law, Ebensburg, Pa.
Office in the Court House, up stairs.
January 1, 1851. ly , .
Attorney at Law, Ebensburg, Pa.,
Will practice in the several courts of Cambria
Blair, and Huntingdon counties. Germans can
consult and receive advice in their own language.
Office opposite the Court House, formerly oc
cupied by R. L. Johnston, Esq.
Ebensburg, Febrnnry 3, 1853 ly.
SAHlVCL C. TI'LGARD,
Attorney at Law, Ebensburg, Ta.
Will practice in the several Courts of Cam
bria, Blair ahd Huntingdon counties. Germans
can receive advice in their own language. Office,
on main street two doors west of the 6tore of
Murray, Zahtn & Co.
May 8, 1851 ly.
GEORGE 91. REED,
Attorney at Law, Ebensburg, Pa.
Will practice in the several Courts of Cambria,
Indiana, and Westmoreland counties. Office on
Centre st., joining Gen. M'Donald's dwelling.
Jan. 15, 1851. ly.
WILLI AM KITTELL,
Attorney at Law, Ebensburg, Pa.
Office on Main Street, in the office lately oc
cupied by Gen. Jos. McDonald.
January 15, 1852.
THOMAS C. M'WOWELL,
Attorney at Law, Hollidayaburg, Pa.
Will attend the several Courts of Cambria
county, as heretofore. Office one door west of
Wm. McFarland's cabinet wareroom.
January 1, 1851. ly
T. L. II EVER,
Attorney at Law, Johnstown, Pa.
Office on Main street, two doors east of the
March 13, 1851. ly
CYRUS L. PERSUING,
Attorney at Law. Johnstowni Pa.
January 30, 1851 ly.
C. W. WEBSTER,
Attorney at Law, Ebensburg Fa.,
UILL practice in the several Courts of Cam
bria, Blair and Indiana counties. All pro
fessional business intrusted to his care will be
promptly attended to.
Office on Main sti eet opposite Dr. Wm. Lem
Ebensburg, April 28, 1853 27.
David T. Storm,
Notary Public, Scrivener and Conveyancer,
JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA CO. PA.,
liriLL also attend to his duties as Justice. Le
W gal instumcnts of writing, such as deeds, a
greements, Foreign Power of Attorney, &c,
drawn up accurately. Collections entrusted to
his care will receive strict attention.
May 13, 1852 30-tf.
Cambria Cozrty, ss: "
THIS Uommonvvcaim 01
Fcnsylvania, s ueo. v. r.muta,
administrator i-i t'eier Geer, dee'd ,
, . 11 .1 . . ...j .
-v- ana ic a.:i CLai t.- 1 urcsvca .
J7T!T Hi! utixq :
W hereas at an CYns lout held at Ebena
burg, in and Kr the -',' of Cambria, on
Tuesday, the lJ-th dry of Jut, A. D. 1853, be
fore the Judifs of the faid d urt. The petition
of CorneHus'Gngory, of th - ...unty of Cambria,
was riceented. siting forth 11: at Tctr Geer.
late of the townhip of Whit. ''Jcojo
tv, died on the 11th day of March. 1853, in tfc
said township intestate, and letters of adminis
tration in due course ot law have been issued to
George C. K. Zabm, administrator of all and
singular, the coods, chattels and estate of th
said Peter Geer. The said PeUr Geer. vn ma
lifetime, to wit, on or about the monin W Apru,
fee of and in the fol
lowing tract of land : All that certain tract cf
land situate in the townsnip 01 'ui,
county, bounded and described as fellows, to wit:
Beginning 165 perches from a dogwood on the
northwest corner cf the tract in name of W u
liam Coats, thence east to a white oak corner or
same, thence cast 115 perchesto comer of Joseph
Hollen's tract, thence 80 perches north on tn
line of Joseph Hollen, thence ltO perches par
allel with the first line, thence south 60 perches
to the place of beginning, containirg 84 acre
and 153 perches with the usual allowance, (pe
ing pai tof two larger tracts of Und turveyediu
names of Joseph Thacbtr nnd Andrew Th&chet.
and which by sundry mesne conveyances and
assurances in tho law, duly had and executed,
becane vested in the said Peter Geer;) thatbe
.ml tl,a o'i, Peter Geer did. by a pa
rol bargain or contract, bind Limeelf to sell and
convey the said tract 01 una wnn ius n"""
uence", unto a certain Teter Funalroan, in fea
simple, m consideration that the said Peter Fun
alman should pay one hundred and foity-moe
dollars of the debts then owing by the said Tcter
Geer, nnd keep in a comfortable manner in fool
and clothing aud other necessaries, the taid Te
ter Geer, ami to bury the said refer Gter de
cently and in a fuitable manner at his decease.
That the said Peter Fanalman complied with
the said stipulation of contract or bargain, ou
his part, until on cr about the 14th day of May,
A. D. 1852, at which date the said Peter Funal
man, by and with tho consent of the sajd Peter
Geer, by a bargain or contract in writing, ccu
veyed all bis right, title, claim and interest la
the tract of land aforesaid to your petitioner, in
consideration that your petitioner should kaep
the said Peter Gccr in the manner required to
be done by the said Peter Funalman, and at the
death of the said Teter Geer to bury him decent
ly and in a suitable manner, and for the further
consideration of the sum of two hundred and fif
ty dollars, to be paid by your petitioner to the
said Peter Funalman. That your petitioner kept
and maintained the said Peter Geer in the man
ner aforesaid, from the said 14th day of May.
1852, until the time of his death, and afterwards
gave him a decent burial. That the said Teter
Geer in his lifetime directed a deed to be pre
pared, for the Eaid tract of land to th said Pe
ter Funalman, but its execution was neglected
by him, and that at the time yonr petitioner iuu
the said Peter Geer to keep and maintain, under
the contract with tho said Teter Funalman, tho
6aid Peter Gccr was satisfied and intended to
execute a conveyance for the tract of land fore
said to your petitioner, but died without mak
ing sufficient provision for the eaid bargain or
contract, though he was was well satisfied and
intended that the same thould be consummated.
And praying the Court to designate some day
certain at which notice may be given to the ad
ministrator and heirs of the said deceased, to
appear in your said Court and answer this bill
or petition; and furthermore, to decree the spe
cific performance of tho said contract, according
to the true intent and meaning thereof, in order
to the completing his title according to tbe act of
Assembly in such case made and provided.
You and every of you are hereby cited to be
and appear at an Orphaus' Court to be held at
Ebensburg, iu and for said county, on the fifth
day of September next, to shew cause if any or
cither of you have, why you should not answer
th premises and abide such order and decree
as to the said Court may be agreeable to equity
and good conscience, &c.
Witness the Honorable George Taylor, Presi
dent of our said Court at Ebensburg, the 14 th
day of July, A. D. 1853.
R. L. JOHNSTON, Clerk.
Ebensburg, July 21, 1853 38.
REBELLION VS CIIItfA!
Justice cf the Peace, Ebensburg, Pa,,
Will attend promptly to all collections entrus
ted to his care Office, adjoining his dwelling.
Decern. 21, 1851. 11-tf.
GOODS OFFERED J T COST.
ON SECTION 104, Ta. R. R.
WATCHMAKERS LOOK HERE.
I will dispose of my entire stock of Watches,
clocks, Jewelry (of all descriptions,) stationa
ry, &c, and the fixtures of my shop in Ebens
burg, prior to the first of October, next, in
excellent oppoitunity is thus afforded to any per
son desirous of engaging in the business, as this
is the only establishment of the kind in Ebens
burg. Said stock and fixtures will be sold at
cost. A new two-storv frame house, and half
lot upon which the same is erected, situate in the
borough of JSbensburg, also lor . saie on iair
For information, call upon or write to the sub
scriber, at Ebensburg.
WM. 13. HUDSON.
Ebensburg, July 28, 1853 39-td.
IgyHollidaysburg Whig and Huntingdon
Journal copy three times and charge this office.
STRAYED away from Seotion 31, new Portage
Railroad, near the foot of Plane No. 8, on
Sunday night, July 24th, two sorrel mares ; one
of them about nine years old, and has a stripe
down her face ; the other si x years old, hald
faced and the knee of one hind leg slightly swol
len. Any person returning said mares, or giv
ing information concerning them, will be liber
ally rewarded. . ,
Foot of rianc No. 8, Aug. 4, 1853 40-3t
Xotice to Innkeepers !
IT IS ORDERED, That all licensed taverns in
Cambria county, shall close their bars on
Sunday; and any infringement of this order will
be considered a good cause for revoking the
license of the person so offending.
By the Court,
R. L. JOHNSTON, Clerk:
Ebensburg, Aug. 4, 1853 40-St
jfrjg-All the papers in the county will insert
three times and charge county. .
HoUidaysburg, Blair Co., Pa.
The proprietor assures the public that no exer
tions will be wanting on his part to render his
house home-like to those who call with him, and
solicits a share of public patronage.
April 29, 1852.
Campbellstown, Cambria county Fa.
The undersigned. Proprietor of the above no
tel, informs his friends and the public that he is
well prepared to furnish the best of accommo
dation, and is determined to please all who may
call with him.
JOHN P. PARISH.
Campbellstown, June 1C, 1853 34-Cm.
Carroll town, Cambria County, Pennsylvania.
The undersigned is prepared to accommodate
in the best kind of style all who way favor
him with a call, and hopes by strict attention to
business to merit and receive a share of public
patronage. HENRY SCANLAN.
may 20, 1852.-31-tf
LEWIS W. BROW.Y,
Fashionable Barber and Hair Dresser.
In the basement story of Davis & Co's., ware
Ebensburg, May 1, 1851.-ly.
N. B. Shampooing done, and razors honsd in
a superior manner.
155 Karket Street, N. E. Corner of 4th,
Manufacturer and Wholesale Dealer in all of the
various new kinds and styles silk, fur, brush,
wool, Panama, straw and chip Hats; silk, straw,
braid and lace Bonnets; artificial flowers, furs,
&c.,which will be sold cheaper than the cheap,
est. Feb. '52, 10-ly-
JOHS M'DEVITT. WILLIAM M'DEVITT.
J Oil M'DETITT & SRO.,
Wholesale grocers and dealers in Foreiga and
Domestic Liquors, Rectified Whiskej', Hour, Ba
con, Fish, Cheese, &c., &c. No 311, Liberty
street, opposite the head of Smith firli, Pitts
December 23, 1852 9-tfj.
fPHE subscribers being about to remove from
i Cambria county, offr'to eell off nil their
large stock of Goods by private sale, in large
or small quantities, , to 6uit purchasers, at first
cost. The stock consists in part of Dry Goods,
such as Trench, English and American cloths,
cassimeres, satinetts, tweeds, pilot cloth, satin
Valencia, and other vestings, bilks, alpaccas,
musdeiains, bombariues, and .
LADIES' DRESS GOODS,
of every description; thawla, handkerchiefs,
scarfs, cravats, tibbets, ribbons, gloves and ho
siery of all descriptions, table linen, diapers,
crash, red, white, yellow and Canton flannels,
linsey, blankets and coverlets, hickory shirting.
Irish linen, wl ite goods of every description,
lacing, edging, &c, hats, ceps, bornets, boots
READY MADE CLOTHING, .
Hardware, qu&en3ware, glass, nails. Sour, fisb,
6alt, iron, a splendid fctock of Groceries, Drugs.
Paints, and De Stuffs, all of which, we offer at
lower prices than goods have ever been sold in
the country, ul kinds of country produce taken
in exchange, such as Lumber, Railroad Ties,
Flaxseed, Rags, &c. .
N. B. Country merchants will be supplied
with any of the above splendid selections of.
goods at wholesale city prices, putting on only
a nominal figure for freight.
R. M'GRANNS &. REILLY.
July 21, 1853 38-tf.
House and Lot in Ebensburg for
IS the undersigned designs leaving this place
about the 1st of October, next, he will tfcll
on favorable terms, all that new, two-story franco
house, and half lot on which the sane is erec
ted, situate in the borough of Ebensburg, oppo
site the Catholic cherch. There is a never-failing
well of pure water, wood house and Wish
house upon the premises. The bou3ewa built
but a short time ago, is we'd finished in evry
refpect, and in perfect order. The situation
commands one of the best views of the surround
ing country that can be found in the village.
Those desirous of purchasing will call upon
or write to the subscriber at Ebcnsborg, who
will impart all necessary information concern
ing the property und terras of tide. An indis
putable title givep. -
WM. E. HUDSON.
Ebensburg, J.iTy 28, 1853 SfJ-td.
neatly and expeditiously executed at thi Office '