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, GOV. GEARY'S LETTER
The following letter was received by the
Secretary of State on Wednesday last :
Executive Department,
Lceompton, K. T., Oct 10 1350. j .
Sirs Your letter of the 23d ultimo, in
reply to' mine of the 9th, and your telegraphic
despatch of the 27th ultimo, in reply to my
letter of the 15th, were both received on the
evening of the 8th instant.
Despatches forwarded since the dates of
those acknowledged, have informed you that
peace and quiet have been restored to the Ter
ritory. Not only have all large bodies of
armed men been dispersed, but the smaller
bands of marauders have been driven off.
The roads are all traveled with safety, and
dwellings are secure from intrusion For up
wards of two weeks no outrages have been
authentically reported. Many notorious and
troublesome agitators, claiming to belong to
all parties, have left the Territory, and the
benificent influence of their absence is being
already very sensibly felt.
The troops Bent to the north have not yet
returned. It is my purpose to leave on the
northern frontier a considerable foree for its
protection-; and the remainder of the troops
will be employed to guard such other points
as may seem to require it. I shall shortly
proceed in person with a small body of men
to the Southern porthu of the Territory, in
pursuit of a gang of thievts who are said t
be pillaging that region.
Verr respectfully your obedient servant.
J JOHN W. GEARY,
Governor of Kansas.
To the Hon. V L. Makct,
Secretary of State, Washington D. C.
Wealth of "British Aristocracy.
"Tin Duke of leu rd includes, or included j
.a mile square in the heart of London, where j
the British .Museum, once r-iontague Jioue,
now stands, and the land occupied by Woburu
Square. Bedford Square, and Russell Square.
Stafford House is the noblest place in Loudon.
Northumberland holds it place by Charing;
Chesterfield House remains in Audley street;
fiion House and Holland House are iu the su
burbs. IJutt most of the historical hou?es are
masked or lost in the modern uses to which
trade or charity has converted then;. A mul
titude of town places contain inestimable gal
leries of art. In the country the size of pri
vate castles are more impressive. From Bar
nard Castle I rode on the highway twenty
three miles from High Force, towards Dai Hug
ton, east Ruby Castle, through the estate of
the Duke of Cleveland. The Marquis of Brea
dalbane rides out of his house a hundred miles
in a straight, line, to the sea. on his own prop
erty. The Duke of Sutherland owns the coun
ty of Sutherland, stretching across Scotlaud,
from so a to sea
The Duke of Devonshire, besides his other
estates; owns ninety-six thousand acres in the
county of Derby. The Duke of Richmond has
forty thousand at Greenwood, and tin en kun
dred thousand at Gordon Castle. The Duke
of Norfolk's park at Sussex, is lifteen miles in
circuit An agriculturalist bought lately the
Iisland of Lawes, in Hebrides, containing live
hundred thousand acres. The poi?essioiis of
the Earl of Lonsdale gave him eight seats in
Parliament. This is the Heptarchy again ;
and before tho reform cf 1832, one hundred
and Gf y-four persons scut three hundred aud
reven members to Parliament- The borough
mongers governed Englaud.
These large dominions are growing larger.
r- 1730, the soil of England was owned by
,'.vo hundred thousand corp ratior.s and pro
prietors ; and in 132, by thirty-two thous
and. These brofld estates find room in this
narrow island. All over England., e iuered
at short iutervals amoug shipyards, mil es and
forges, are the paradise of the nolle, whore
are life-long repose and refinement, heighten
ed by tlifl contrast with the roar of industry
and ueccssity out of which you have stepped
idc.. A. IV Emmons EitjZixh Tranls.
Ax ImpatiRn-t JrtiTMAN. An Arkansas
correspondent of -the New Orleans I'icjymic
gives the following ns nurhentie :
You are all fsni of ei aching jokes at. the e
pene of Arkansas ; now hero is one on your
tate, absolutely true I got it from an eye
witness :
The District Court in one of our northern
parishes was in session 'twas tho first day of
the Court ; time, after dinner Lawyers and
others had dined and were sitting out before
the hotel, and a long, lank, unsophisticated
countryman came np aud unceremouiosly made
himself one of 'em, and remarked :
4 Gentlemen, X rcieh you would go on with
this Court for I want to go Lome I k-ft Bet
sey a looking out."
Ah !' said one of the lawyers, ' and pray
ir, what detains you at -Court y'
Why, sir,' said ihe countryman, ' I'm
-fetched here as a jury, and they say if I go
home they will have to find me, and they
inoun't do that, as I live a good piece.'
4 What jury are you on 2' asked a law3'cr.
'What jury?'
Yes, what jury, grand or traverse V
4 Graud or travis jury? dad-fetched cf I
know.
Well,' said the lawyer, 4 did the judge
charge you ?
4 Well, squire,' paid he, 'the little fellow
that its up in tho pulpit, and kinder bosses
it over tne crowd, give us a talk, but I don't
know whether he charged anything or not."
The crowd broke up iu a roar of laughter,
jxud. the sheriff called the court.
Great Forgery in New York.
One of the boldest and most successful
swindles of the times has just come to light in
JNcw York. C. 13. Huntington, a note bro
ker on Wall street, acquainting himself with
what paper various houses had out, has contii
ved to counterfeit a large portion. The am
omt of his forgeries, as far as they have been
developed, exceeds the sum of half a million
of dollars with a fair prospect of an increase
Wall street is said to be in a high state of ex
citement. We extract the following from the
Herald, with legardto Huntington:
" The career of Huntington has been like
a display of fireworks brilliant, but evanes
cent For a little while he spent money like
'water. IIo had six or eight horses, two pairs
for carriages for himself and wife, and sever
al fast trotters. His sideboard was brilliant
with massive plate. He wai a great man at
Saratoga, Niagara aud Rockaway, where his
wife had more, trunks and more diamonds
than any one else ; and iu town he kept up
two matrimonial establishments, one regular
and one irregular one a Christian home, the
other a Mahomcdan seraglio one according
to the laws of New York, and the other ac
cording to the customs of the Mormons with
in a few doors of each other. lie was a prince
for an hour. People ate at his dinners, drove
his horses, drank his wine, borrowed his mon
ey, and wondered how he got it all. But the
crash came at last, and what are all his for
mer splendors compared with his present po
sition ? He bought his luxuries at a tremen
dously high price."
A Plea for the Democratic Party.
From the Washington Union.
We would most earnestly invite every true
friend of our common country to look dispas
sionately, at this eventful moment, to the Dem
ocratic party to their confidence and support.
About lf99, the Democratic party had its
first existence. From that time to the pres
ent, with the exception of about eight years,
the government has been administered by this
party.
If the merit and commendation of a party
depend upon the benefits that ensue to the
country from its administration and this is
the only safe test then has the Democratic
party the strongest conceivable claims for
praise and support.
The fruits of fifty years of Democratic ad
ministration are spread out, in all their ampli
tude and unequallled blessings, over the entire
length aud breadth of our land. The history
of the world affords no such evidence of na
tional growth in population wealth, expan
sion, variety and amouut ot resources, pnysi
cal and intellectual improvement, domestic
comforts, and, in fact, every clement that en
ters into and constitutes the gicat sum of hu
man happiness, as that which has been vouch
safed to the thirty millions of people in the
United States.
We know that the great foundation of these
blessings is to be traced to the peculiar struc
ture of our government. Put we claim for the
Democratic party a wise and faithful adminis
tration of the great principles that constitute
the government.
They have ever been faithful to the consti
tution. They have always bowed to the be
hest of the people in their sovereignty. They
look to the unity of the States as the life-spring
of the republic." They have a faith and devo
tion that knows nothing less than our entire
nationality. In their course of civil policy,
they travel upon the great highways that were
marked out by the fathers of our government.
They have never been seduced from this ear
liest allegiance by any of the speculative or ex
perimental forms of parties, factions, or isms,
that have been the prolific offspring of diseas
ed minds, or wayward ambition. They claim
no uovt-Ity, aud they p omisc no miracles
They are of the people and with the people,
carrying out their sound, common-sense prin
ciples, as the only safe line of duty. They
ask to bo judged by the product of their coun
sels for fifty years, and their value to the re
cipients at this da)'.
With those countless blessings on our land
what inducements is there for our people to
venture upon the novel and perilous schemes
of Kuovr-Xothitigism aud Black Republican
ism? As far as we can penetrate their myster
ies or scniprehen 1 their objects, they are re.
plete with misc-kcif aud danger. They strike
at the saeredness of the Constitution, at the
inviolability of civil an 1 religous liberty, and
the perpetuity of our glorious Union.
What can they give us for the loss of any
one or ullof the: mighty bulwarks of popular
sovereignty' What can they give us that
is bttir than what we now have? If we sub
mit to their rjriirruncHtx, and they fail, where
shall we be? If they subvert the proud and
invaluable monumeuts of our fathers, whom
can w.j look to to reconstruct the broken frag
ments, and bring order out of chaos? Would
it not be madues? would it be not criminal?
would it not be suicidal to peril all that God
has blessed us with, and the mighty heritage
of our fathers, to follow the revealed treach
ery of false guides, and the promises of bad
meu in the pursuit of national ruin ?
The wisdom and prudence that have here
tofore guided our country through all it3 tri
als we should not forsake in this hour of pro
bation. The Democratic party is the only le
gitimate party now in our country. There
arc factions aud isms claiming to be parties,
but they arc nothing more thau fungi with the
poison of the tood-stool.
This is the political complexion of things
at this time. A few days more, and the pop
ular voice of the country will decide between
the claims of an old, long-tried, and faithful
party, aud the discordant element that mus
ter under the banner of faction.
Temperature of tuk Earth. Curious
Fact. Tt has been ascertained by accurate
scientific investigation, that the increase of
temperature in the earth is about ten degrees
Fahrenheit for every fifteen yards of descent.
In all probability, however, the increase will
be found to be in geometrical progression as
investigation is extended, in which case the
present crust will be found to bo much thinner
than it has hitherto been calculated to be;
Taking, then, as correct, tho present observed
rate of increase, the temperature would be as
follows : yater will boil at the depth of 24
oO yards ; lead melts at the depth of 8 100
yards ; there is red heat at the depth of seven
miles ; gold melts at the depth of twenty-one
miles ; cast iron at seventy-four miles ; soft,
iron at ninety-seven miles ; and at the depth
of one hundred miles there is a temperature
equal to the greatest artificial heat yet observ
ed a tcraperatur o capable of fusing platina,
porcelaiu, and indeed every other rafractory
substance known.
Steamboats, Railroads and Telegraphs.
Before the year 1800, there was not a single
steamboat in existence, and the application of
steam to machinery was unknown. Fulton
launched the first steamboat in 1804; now
there are three thousand steamboats traversing
the waters of America, and the time saved in
travel is equal to 70 per cent- In 1800, there
was not a single railroad in the world. In
the United States alone there are now 8797
miles of railroad, costing 206,000,000 to
build, and about 22,000 miles in England and
America. The locomotive will now'travel in
as many hours a distance which required in
1S00 as many days to accomplish, In 1S00,
it took weeks to convey intelligence between
Philadelphia and New Orleans ; now it can
be accomplished in minutes by tho electric
telegraph, which only had its beginning in
1843.
The Real Issue.
From the Washington Union.
The true and real issue in the present con
test, let Abolition Republicans change and
disguise it as they will, is " Shall the people
of the Territories have the right to govern
themselves, to make their own laws and exe
cute them free from any interference from
without ? And shall the citizens of all the
States in the Union be entitled to equal rights
and privileges when they emigrate into the
Territories ?"
This principle, which is the same that our
ancestors fought and struggled for through the
revolution the right of man to self-government
is the principle for which the National
Democaatic party is now contending. And
why should the citizens of the Territories be
denied the right of self-government, a right
that he has enjoyed iu the States '? Is an en
terprising, persevering Yankee leis capable
of self-government in Kansas or Oregon than
he is in Vermont or Connecticut ? Has he
less sense, less experience, or less capacity to
make and execute his own laws after emigra
ting to the Territories thau he had in New
England? Is a Virginian less qualified to ex
ercise the right of self-government in Kansas
or New Mexico than in the Old Dominion ?
Do the citizens of all the States forfeit these
der and inalienable rights by emigrating to
the Territories ? Ho they bid adieu to them
when they leave home and friends, and the
old paternal roof, or do they carry them wher
ever they may go in the West, on tho wide
domain of our common country ? The Dem
ocratic part' maintains that the rights of an
American citizen are the same everywhere on
American territory.
This the Abolition Republican party denies,
and claims the right of one half of the Union
to dictate to the other It is useless for them
to shriek for "bleeding Kansas," and protsst
that they are contending for the repeal of the
44 bloody code " The Democratic party in
Congress offered to repeal every objectionable
law in that obnoxious code.
This the Abolition Republicans refused to
do. Why ? Because they wished the noto
rious Lane, who was thee marching to a quiet
and peaceful Territory with a band of marau
ders and murderers, to have perfect immuni
ty to pillage, rob, and murder peaceful citi
zens, that they might thus lay in a stock of
44 Kansas outrages" to shriek over during the
whole campaign.
The Democratic party wished to repeal un
constitutional laws, and leave the good and
wholesome laws for the protection of the lives
and property of peaceable citizens. The Ab
olition Republicans wished to abolish all law
and order, and let the robber and murderer go
free, and place him on perfect equality with
the peaceable, law-abiding citizen.
The contest is now between these two be
tween the constitution and disuniou between
law and order, and anarchy and confusion
Let the first succeed, and the Union is safe
Establish this principle of the right of man to
govern himself everj'where on American ter
ritory, and our form of government is adapted
to any extent of territory, any amount of pop
ulation. Let each section regulate and con
trol its own local legislation, and it can em
brace the whole continent, can take in Canada
and Mexico, and still work on smoothly and
harmoniously.
On the opposite principle, it ii not adapted
even to the contracted boundaries of the old
original thirteen ?tates. O ncc let this princi
ple, that all the citizens of all the States have
no, equal rights in the Territories. bE estab
lished by placing the Abolition Republicans
in power, and one half of the Union is placed
in the same position with regard to the other
half that our country occupied towardt En
gland just before the Revolution ; for if the
rights of the South arc to bo trampled upon
and taken away, it is a matter of but small
consequence to the citizens of the South where
the tyrant that despoils them of their rights
lives whether in Old or New England. It
is all the same to them whether he holds his
court in London, or in Boston, or in New
York. What course they would pursue in the ev
ent that they should be unfortunately placed
in this position whether they would tamely
give up their rights and submit to the oppres
sor, or act as our ancestors did in the revolu
tion it is not for us to say The question
can be brought home to our Northern friends
though, by asking how they would act if the
fifteen Southern States should claim the right
to govern the whole country should nomi
nate a candidate from their own section with
a determination 44 to rule the Union or leave
the Unioni' to subjugate the North and de
spoil her of their rights ; or, failing in this at
the ballot-box, should threaten to resort to
bullets, as the leaders of the Abolition Repub
lican party have done ? Let Lexington, Bun
ker Hill, and Saratoga answer.
We are encouraged, however, by the late
indications in Pennsylvana, Ohio, aud Indi
ana, to cherish the hope that our attachment
to our Northern brethren will not be so severe
ly tested. We have confidence that a large
majority of the North are in favor of preserv
ing the Union, aud sustaining the Constitu
tion inviolate from the ruthless assaults of
vandal Abolitionists. This is all the citizens
of the South ask. They claim no exclusive
legislation for their benefit, as is often falsely
affirmed. They cling to the Constitution as
the very palladium of their rights and liber
tics. They rally around it when it is in peril-
Let all patriots, then, both North and
South, who love the Union, and desire the
peace, prosperity, and happiness of their com
mon country, unite in one great effort in sup
port of the National Democratic candidate;
James Buchanan, and our country is safe.
Pieligious Liberty in France. Louis
Napoleon has positively and peremptorily or
dered the prefects of France to allow to all the
Protestants in their district the free and un
disturbed exercise of their religion, desiriuo
that he may hear of no mere persecution of the
Protestants, and that they may never aain
be disturbed in their worship.
A Gentleman. A young man was sen
tenced in Pittsburgh- last Saturday, to six
month's imprisonment in jail for assaulting
another with knuclders." His counsel,
previous to the passing of the sentence, solici
ted leniency for his client on the score of good
character and gentleaianly conduct generally.
The judge replied it was fortunate for him
that he w-as not indicted for an attempt to
murder, and said when people with gentle
manly culture and good characters performed
such deeds, he should punish them as rowdies
and ruffians. 44 The first gentleman of the
land shall faro no better than the poorest
devil."
. S3T English travelers repre sent the Amer
cans as a debilitated, degenerate and sickly
race, and the nonsense is reiterated in this
country by those who ought to know better.
It is a little singular that such an enfeebled
race should have accomplished more physical
labor in subduing an entire continent in less
than two centuries than all the nations of Eu
rope have effected for their own countries in
the same time. Physically, morally, and men
tally there is no more vigorous race than the
Americans on the globe. They live as long,
are as hardy and well developed, can endure
as great an amount of fatigue, and accomplish
as much labor, mentally and pl-sically, as
any other people. They have peopled a con
tinent and cultivated it till it produces abund
ance, have traversed it with railroads and tel
egraphs, built up a commercial marine equal
oft he largest, and established the best consti
tutional government that was ever devised by
man. We want no bciter evidences thau these
io the vigor of their physical or of the activity
and strength of their mental constitutions.
S3" In one of our courts lately, a man who
was called on to appear as a witness could not
be found. On the Judge asking where he
was, a grave elderly gentleman rose up, and,
with much emphasis, said :
' Your honor, he's gone.'
,v4Gone! gone !' said the Judge, 'where is
he gone ?'
4 That I cannot inform you,' replied the
cemniuniJJcive gentleman, 4 but he is dead "
This is considered the most guarded answer
an record.
The Senate Must be Crushed Bur
lingame, in his Boston reception speech, made
the following bold avowal :
When we shall have elected a President,
as we will, not to be the President of a party
nor a section, but the tribune of the people,
and after wo have exterminated a few more
miserable doughfaces from the North, then if
the is In re Senate icill not gtce way, ice ici'Il
yrind it beticecn the upper and nether mill
stones f our power
Thanksgiivino- Day. Ohio joins with 12
other States in designating the 20th of Novem
ber as thanksgiving day. Tlx? Governor of
Delaware, it appears, has not designated the
13th, as lias been stated, nor any other day
yet. He will, doubtless, name the 20th.
The Governor of Massachusetts has named the
27ih, and he is the first one, therefore, to set
apart a day difiV rent from the one designated
bv nil the other .States so far.
3"ariicd.
On Thursday, the Cth inst.. by the Rev. Mr.
Sheehan. WILLIAM A. MURRAY. Esq., to
Miss ELLEN J., daughter of Edward Shoemaker,
Esq., all of this place.
At .Summit ville, on Saturday Nov. 8th bv Rev.
Mr. .Sheehan. Mr. DAVID CRONAX to Mrs.
MA KG A RET M U LLH EltOX.
iiriiii u..,...--, m I ! II ill n I II ill I i
OBITUARY.
Died On the night of Thursday, October 30,
at the residence of Mr. James Myers, in this Bor
ough, Mrs. MARY TODD, widow and relic of
David Todd, Sr. deceased, at the advanced age of
eighty-nine years.
Mrs. Todd was a native of the State of New
Jersey, and with her husband, migrated to Cam
bria County, in the year 1800. She was, there
fore, one of the early settlors, and. as such, endu
red many of the privatiois incident to pioneer
lift?. Hut pls iitl tKo o.not.T-tinn lwtM-o lif tfat
to behold what was to her at first a wilderness,
blossom as the rose. In 1841, Mrs. Todd was de
prived by death of the company of her husband,
from which time she resided with her son, Thom
as Todd, Esq., of this Borough, until about five
years ago. when she went to reside with Mr. My
ers, whose lady is her grand-daughter. Hera
every act of kindness was shown her, until it
pleased Piovidem e to relieve her from the pains
and toils of this troublesome world. Lot it be
hoped, that she has g.me to join her husband in
that happy land " where the wicked cease from
troubling and the weary are at rest."
Mrs Todd leaves a number of children and a
host of friends and acquaintances to mourn her
hiss, whose sorrow may be only alleviated by
the reflection, that " the harvest was ready for
the sickle."
. On Tuesday 11 th in-it., at the residence of her
mother, Miss El;y.a Evans, agid about 18 years.
nn , i rmrtiiu n iii win nim ii i i niiiai m timmim i
Xalico to Oiiiniaiit,
FOR DAMAGES ON THE PORTAGE RAIL
ROAD.
Canal Commissioner's Okficb,
Han isbiug, Oct. 23, 185C.
The Board of Canal Commissioners will hold a
meeting at Ilollidaysburg, on Tuesday the 1 1th
day of November, for the purpose of proceeding
o.'cr the New Portage Rail Road, to assess the
damages sustained by property holders by tire con
struction of said road.
To ensurn an examination of the damages per
sons must present their claims to the Board at
Ho'lidaysburg, or by the time they reach th3land
al lodged to be damaged.
Bv rr.ler of the Board.
THOMAS L. WILSON, Sec'y.
lBo ! for Salt IltTcr!
rfflHE subscriber offers at private Sale, aU that
J. Valuable Property, situate in Mooretown,
adjoining the Borough of Ebensburg, consisting of
two contiguous lots on the plan of saiJ Mooretown,
upon which are erected a fine
TWO STORY FRAME HOUSE,
well finihhed ; a Frame Stable ; a Frame Wood
Shed; and other necessary out-buildings. There
ara Also upon the premises a thriving lot of choice
fruittrees, and a never failig Well of soft water.
Any person desiring a residence at Ebensburg,
would do well to call upon the subscriber, as his
terms will be moi crate.
II. J. 1IOBERTS.
Ebensburg, Nor. 2, 105G. 2-GL
Estate or Autliony llixlnger Dec'd.
LETTERS of administration having been grant
ed by the Register of Cambria county on the
estate of Anthony Litzinger, late of Loretto. in
said county, deceased, to the undersigned. No
tice is hereby given to all persons Laving claims
against said decedent to present them properly
authenticated for settlement, and thoa indebted
will plcaaQ make payment without delay.
WM. KITTELL, Adm'r.
Ebensburg, Nov. G, 1S3G. Gt
SOT1CE,
13 hereby given to all persons indebted to the
subscriber, to call and settle their accounts be
fore the 1st day of December, aud those having
claims against him will present them for settle
ment. PETER' MOVERS.
November 5, 185G. 2-2t.
Estate or James I. Watt, dee'd.
WIIEREAS, lctteis of Administration on the es
tate of James L. Watt, late of Summitville,
Cambria go., doc'd.have been granted by the Reg
ister of srud county, to the undersigned, notice is
hereby given to all persons having claims against
said'estate to present thorn properly authentica
ted fr settlement, and tliose indebUd are reques
ted to make payment without delay.
Oct. 28, 1866-Gt. MARY ELLEN WATT.
OEO. IT. REED. T. I. HETEK.
REED &, EU,
ATT OIlNEYiS AT LA W,
- . Ebensburg, Pa.
A " GENTS for the Lycoming Mutuab Insurance
Company.
Counsel given in the English and German
languages.
Office on High Street Ebensburg, Peun'a.
Feb. G. 185G. I3'.
LIST OF CAUSES,
For December Term, 185G. 1st week.
2 Chancellor et al, vs Kibler, et al.
3 Lytic, vs Miksell.
4 Shaffer, vs Fronheiser.
5 Jones, vs Owens.
1 Patterson, for use vs Dougherty, ct al.
6 Murray, vs Watts.
7 Reilly, vs Mngehan.
8 Gem mill, vs Jackson.
0 Fenlon, S. P., vs Same
Oct. 21, 185G. II. J. ROBERTS, Prot'y.
2o WEEK.
1 Rhcam, et al, vs Crum,
'2 Ross vs Todd's exrs
3 Wilson vs Same
4 Neil" vs Keau
5 Moyers, ct al vs Tiley
G Dillon, vs Jackson
7 M'Farland vs Kean
8 BranifY, et al vs Davis
9 Litzinger, exr vs Litzinger, et al
10 Trotter vs Marlett, et al
11 Fox vs B iker
12 Kean vs Summerhill twp
13 Taylor, for use vs Tiley
14 Fritz vs Ros-s
15 Linton vs Galbreath, et al
1G Linton vs Same
17 Zerbe vs Zintz
18 Linton vs Rhcy
19 Maguire, et al vs Wilkinson, ct vl
I'O Jones vs Prycc
21 Hall, for use vs Moyers
22 Dimond, et al vs Hamilton, et al
23 Penna. R. R. Co. vs Durbiu
21 Buzzard vs Kirkputrick's cxr.
25 Collins vs Bradley
2G Conrad vs M'Neal
27 Crum vs Burke, et al.
OU. 23, 'oC, II. J. ROBERTS.. Pi
COJIMIS.SIOXEK'S XOTItE.
W II R commissioner appointed by the Ciurt of
A, Common Pleas in the matter of the subpona
to the executor and heirs of Daniel Flenner de
ceased, to enforce specific pcrformsm'X' of a con
tract entered into with Aihn Suarp, in his life
time, hereby gives notice that he will attend to
the duiesof his appointment at the office of Kit
tell & Murray, in Ebensburg. on Friday, the 2lst
dar of November next, at 1 o'cl xk P. M.
WM. A. MURRAY, Coni'r.
Ebensburg, Oct. 22, 'oG 4t
THE subscriber offers for sale the following de
scribe 1 property, situate in Washington tp.,
Cambria county:
One lot si.uated near the A. P. R- R-, fronting
on said road, 10G feet front, with a large tavern
stand thereon erected.
ALSO 200 acres of excellent timber land. 75
acres cleared, and in good cultivation, situated
near the A. 1. B- It. ALSO One lot near Til
ly's station. Persons wishing to purchase can call
n the subscriber, at No. 4, A. P. R. R. Posses
sion jriven on the 1st day of April next.
Oct. 22. 1S5C 3t. J. M'GONIULE.
CLECTIO.V OF PtASiR ROAD CO.
OFFICERS.
AN election wli be held by the Stockholders of
Oetterson ana iilrci..-.,g nu IilCninimiiy at
the office of Wm. Palmer, in JelTerscn. on Monday
the 3d day ef November next at one o'clock P.
M. fc -r the purpose of choking officers for the en
suing year. WM. PALMER, Pres't.
October 8 ISaG.
OIIPEIAXS' COl'RT SAIE.
BY virtue of an order of the Orphans' Court of
Cambria Couuty, the undersigned will expose
to public Vendue or outcry, on Saturday the 2o
day of October hist., the following described
Real Estate with the appurtenances, to wit :
All that lot of ground, situate in the village of
St Augustin, in the county of Cambria, adjoining
lots of George Smith, John Carle, David Mill
and others; containing one acre an I eighteen
perches. .
ALSO. All that piece or parcel of land, situ
ate in Clearfield township, Cambria County, ad
joining lands of Lewis Carle, John Zeibe and
others, containing thirty acres or thereabouts, uu-
improved. .
T Sale to be held on the premises on the lol
lowin" terms. One half CASH on confirmation
of tkoSale, and the ballance in six months there
after with interest to be secured by the bonds
and Mortgage of the P-haser
Guardian of the minor heirs of Joseph Whar
ton deceased.
October S, 135G.
Estate of fetor Uantncr. lcc?d.
THE undersigned auditor, appointed by the Or
phans' Gurt of Cambria county, to make dis
tribution of the funds in the hands of Jacob Koontz
adm'r of the estate of Peter Gantner, late of C.'.r
roll township, deceased, amongst the parties enti
tled to the same, hereby notifies all persons in
terested in said fund, that he will attend to the
duties of said appointment at his office in the bor
ough of Ebensburg, on
Wein-i-sdy, this 19tu day of November next
at one o'clock P.M. JOHN S. JtllKY.
Ebensburg, Oct- 15. '5G 4t. Auditor.
Administrators Notice.
LETTERS of Administration on the estate of
Edward Hutchinson Esq., late of the Bor
ough of Ebensburg Cambria county deceased,
baviu" been granted to the subscriber, by the
Register of spU county. Notice is hereby given
to all persons indebted to said estate to make lni
mediate payment, and those having claims against
the same, will present them uuly authenticated
for settlement. . 3 .
II. KINKEAD, Adm'r.
October 15, 185G. 6t.
KOTICI2
IS hereby given to the Stockholders of the Loret
to Plauk'Uoad Company, that au election will
be held at Mrs. M. A. M'Kinzics', in Loretto, on
Monday, the 3d day of November next, at 2 o'
clock, P. Sr., for the purpose of electing offeirs
for the ensuing year. P. BRANIFF, Sec.
Oct. 15, 1856 td
ICOTICE.
IS hereby given to the Stockholders of the Ebens
burg & Susqubhanna Plank Road Company,
that an election will be held in th? Court House,
iu Ebensburg, on Monday, the Cd day of Novem
ber next, at 2 o'clock, P. M. for the purpose of
electing officers for tho ensuing year.
- JOHN LLOYD, Sec'y
Ebensburg, Oct. 15, 1S56 td
ESTRAY. "
CAME to the residence of the subscriber, residing
in Carroll township, Cambria county. Pa, a
GREY MARE, about twelve or fifteen years old,
has a lump on each fore leg. She had a rope nalt
er on when taken up. LEVI LUTHER.
October 22d, 1856.
Speculation
rp HE subscribers, having purchased the right
X to make and sell LI ALDEMAN'S PATENT
ADJUSTABLE HARROW, and lcins anxious t.
have it immediately introduced, propose to nil
township righto at very low T8tes. This Harrow
is one of tho most important improvements of the
age, and especially suitable for this country. Y
respectfully invite fanners to coir.c and examine
this Harrow. We will be read' to sell township
rights until the 1st of December, after which time
the townships aot disp.sed of will I e reserved by
us. M. C. M'CAGUE & CO.
October 29th, 18CG 1 tf.
rpHE subscriber has just received and now op
X ened out at his store room in tho borough of
Loretto. a large and well selected f-tock cf
Fall and Winter Goods,
viz ; Cloths.Cassimeres. Satinets. Tweeds, Jeans,
Ladies' Dress Goods. French Mo-riuoes, Tartan
Plaid, Silks, De Laincs, poplins, English. Meri
no3s, Coburgs, Alpacas. Dcbeqe. Bay State long
and square shawls, Calicoes, Ginghams, Checks,
Ticking, &c. A handsome assortment of
JIADE-IP CX.OTIIfXG,
together with a large assortment of Grocerlca,
Hardware, Queeusware. Drugs, Oils. Paint, Pat
ent Medicines. Iye-stuCs. Nails by the keg. Glass
by the box, Fish and Salt bj the barrel. Cedar
ware, together with many other articles too nu
merous to mention, all of which will le sold at tha
lowest figure. Grain cf all kind taken board
and shingles wanted. P. II. SHIELDS.
Loretto. Oct. 29, I80G 1 tf
.: IVS AXD GEXTILES OUTDONE!
THE PLAGE T3 BET YOUR MONEY BACK ! !
rpllF. undersigned would respectfully inform
X the citizens of Ebensburg aad surrounding
country, that they have received a largo .assort
ment of
READY-MADE CLOTHING,
from the Eastern cities. The stock comprises all
the latest styles, and suited to all sizes, from thw
Id to the young, and the prices adapted to tho
wants of the rich ani the poor. The stock con
sists of
Fall and infer Clotfitn,
fine black and b!ue new style Dress and Frock
Gats, business coats of all qualities, double aud
single breasted vests, plain and fancy: pants of
every quality. ALSO A full supply of bits,
caps, shirts, collars, Cravats, handkerchiefs, bus
penders. hosiery, glovts, shucks, &c.
The clothes-wcaiing public are respectfully so
icitcd to call, and examine and price their good,
and judge of their quality and cheapness them
selves. EVANS & UTGHES,
Ebensburg, Ojt.20, 1S5G ly.
NEW ARRIVAL! GKEAP GOODS!!
George ril'Cann ia t!ie Field.
THE undersigued would respectfully inform tho
good citizens of Ebensburg and the surround
ing vicinity, that he Las just received from tho
East one of the most choice stock of goods ever
brought to this place. The stock is varied, and
selected with an eye to the immediate wants of
the public. His btock consists of the following :
A general assortment o' A'ew Styles of Fall
an'i Winttr Goons, comprising a variety tf La
dit' Drat Goods, amomj tchieh trill be found
Brocade,
Meroinoes, Fr. &: Eng.
Lawns,
Delains,
Alapaeas,
Black Silks,
Fancy do.
Bleached Muslins,
Unbleached do.
Calicoes,
Silks of all color & styles
French & wool Plaids,
Cassimers,
Fancy do.
Tweeds,
Kentucky JVat!,
Fancy cstings.
Shirts of all kinds
Cravats,
Plain Gloves,
Fancy do.
Ginshams,
Cloths,
A splendid lot of Ladies C vj-:s and Talmas,
with a lot of Shawls, consisting of the following,
styles, jBroche, Turkera, Stela, long anl square
Ray-State, and gents travelling Shawls.
Together with an innumerable assortment of ar
cles not mentioned, n&nally kept in a country
Etore. These goods will be sold at fair prices.
Call and examine, even if you do not wish to pur
chase. MIIiLISURT GOODS.
OXNEOTED with the store ss a larger
y stock of MIL IS El III' G U OLS. Every gy
article in tins Iniewu have oij hand, and
will be constantly in receipt of the latent sttiea
of BOXXETS. tor old ami young. lilDISOS'S
of every pattern and color, LACES, ED GIXG,
A beautiful assortment of J0 UfiXLXQ Goods
now on hand, and at prices to suit the times.
Ladies are respectfully invited to call and ex
amine this stock which is far ahead of any goods
?f a fcimiiar kind brought to this place.
GEORUK M'CAXX.
Ebensburg, O-L 20, J806.
JOSEPH G. HOLSVIES,
6ALLS the attention of the inhab- SVL
itauts of Johnstown and sur- CviJv
rounding country, to his large and 1 gr
beautiful assortment cf Stij,- -
mil mis. mm. sc.. a
which he is determined to sell oil cheap for CASH
Knowing that he can and will sell cheaper than
wishing bargains would do well to call upon hinj
and examine bis
8T0GK AND PRICES
before purchasing elsewhere. The nias of his
stock consists of the
NEWEST STYLES AXD OF THE
FINEST WORKMANSHIP.
Also, thos'1' wishing to purchase wholesale can
buy as cheap Lcre.as in the East and cheaper fbu
in the West, lie challenges Johnstown for ttyle
and quality of goods.
He invites all to call and see fr themselves, aa
the word humbug never did belong 4o his name or
bis dealings.
Johnstown, Oct. 22, 1856.
llsta.ic of Jiicliael -'eii&i tecl.
THE undersigned auditor, appointed by the Or
phans' Court of Cambria county, to ascertain
what amount, if any, of the debts of Michael Bei
wn, deceased, are to be paid out of the proceeds
of the real estate of said deceased. s4d by John
Iirawlcy, trustee, by order of said Court, pursu
ant to prfeedings in partition, and to invpstjgpte
and determine the vaiidity of the claims, as also
to ascertain the liens, if any there are, against the
heirs i f said Michael P.enson, which bind their re
spective interests in i-aid rca psttte, hereby nrtw
lies, all persons interested that he will attend to
the duties of said appointment at his effice, in
the borough of E(K.'nsbi;rg. tax
TlR'RSnW, THE 20TI1 HAT OK NoVKvFF.R. Xl'XT,
at one o'clock. P. M. JOHN S. RHKY.
Elensburg. Oct. loth, 'ip. Auditor,
lPEJJ rLetter, note and foolscap fsjf
paper, Steel Pens, Ink, Quills.
a laner, b
Envelops, Books, Ac, at
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