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Raftsman's journal. [volume] (Clearfield, Pa.) 1854-1948, August 16, 1854, Image 4

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. THE GRAVE OF. BEN BOLT.
ET STDEV DTER.
By the side of swret Alice they have laid Ben Bolt.
.. Where often he longed to repose ; .
For there he would kneel with tho early spring
flowers, .
And plant o'er his darling the ro3c.
His heart was as truo as the star to his gaze,
When tossed on tho billows alone, ..;
But now it is cold and forever at rest,'
For he calmly lies under the stone.
How often his eyes were seen brimming with toars.
- To mingle with others in grief ; .
But joy would rekindle the light of his smile,
. When pouring tho balm of relief ;
At last he has gone to the bright spirit land,
And, free from all sorrow and pain.
He tastes the sweet rapture of angels above,
For ho meets with his Alice again.
Well gather the flowers from the green shady
nook,
And moss from the silent old mill.
To strew o'er the grave where obscurely repose
Tire hearts that death only could chill ;
And oft, when tho soul has grown weary and sad,
We'll come by tho twiligh alone,
To muse o'er the spot where, together, Ben Bolt
And sweet Alice lio under the stone.
"TOO YOUNG TO LOVE"
What arc you dreaming about,Amy ?" asked
an old man with silver hair, of a blue-eyed
young girl, who was sitting on the steps by
his side, her head leaning against a vine
ivreathcd pillar. "What are you dreaming of,
Amy? Yon have set here for over an hour in
this abstracted mood, looking at those clouds.
"What are you thinking of?'
The questioning voice of her father broke
Amy?s reverie; but, as she changed der posi
tion, her dreamy eyes were veiled by the vein
ed lids, and the rosy check, whereon those
dark, drooping lashes lay, were scarlet. In a
moment she replied, "Oh, I was thinking of
nothing in particular; building air-castles as
usual, imagination piloting me fnto fairy land.
Not very profitable oenpationfor one like me,
is it, pa?"
Just then the sound of rolling car iagc wheels
was heard, and an open carriage came along
the road. The occupant, a proud dark-eyed
man, doffed his hat and bowed low to Amy
and her father. Mr. Lansing did not reply,
save by a slight inclination of the head and a
haughty look. But Amy bowed and sweetly
smiled as she did thus, and her ehecks flushed.
Mr. Lansing's eyes were shaded, and his brow
was darkened as he saw Amy's appearance.
The carriage passed on, and Amy was again in
a reverie; but she was startled from it by her
father's saying
. "Amy, do you love that man that detesta
ble Clifton Maxwell?"
Amy's cheek grew still brighter, and the
blue eyes were veiled again, and her snowy
finger destroyed the gorgeous tulip she held
In her hand the tulip given her by Clifton
Maxwell the evening before.
Again Mr. Lansing asked "Tell mo truly,
Amy, do j ou love that low-bred man?"
In a moment Amy's eysc flashed, but she
restrained herself and calmly answered "
Clifton Maxwell is not low-bred. lie has a
true, a noble heart one of Nature's noble
men. And blame me if you will; I do certain
ly love him."
"Amy Lansing!" and her white-haired fa
ther spoke sternly," Amy Lansing, I forbid
that love.' I forbid you evermecting him again.
I forbid all intimacy, iVuder penalty of my dis
owning you forever. Besides, you are too
young to love. Remember, Amy, dare to diso
bey mc on your peril!" and ho left her to her
unpleasant meditations,
; "Too young to love!" murmercd Amy but
her pale, cold face, and eyes heavy with the
deepness of sorrow, told a far d Cerent talc from
that.
""Mr. Lansing, I came hereto ask permis
sion to address your daughter," said a young
man, who stood in the rich library of Mr. Lan
sing, one evening.
Mr. Lansing locked up haughtily, for he
knew it was Clifton Maxwell. What did he
care for that dark, soul-lit oyc, that massive
brow, that proud head, that regal form so
lofty, so kingly all the hearaldry and insig
nia of inward nobleness and dignity? What
mattered tho noble, generous heart? What
mattered it, that he passionately loved Amy?
He had no coflers filled with gold, no broad,
ancestral lands, no high home, no perals to
wreath with Amy's golden tresses, no diamond
bandcaus for her snowy. brow. Amy must
wed higher; she was too young to lovo such a
poor man as Clifton Maxwell; and so Mr. Lan
sing coldly said
"That permission is denied, now and forev
er to you."
Clifton coldly bowed and asked the reason.
"I have none!" said Mr. Lansing, "save
that I do not deem you noble enough to be my
son; save that your station is not caqual; save
that Amy is too young to love."
"Mr. Lansing," said Clifton, calmly, "I
know that I am not wealthy, j-ct I have a good
practice, And you are mistaken about Amy;
t,ho does love me truly. She is not too young
to love. Beware how you trifle with her
young heart. Blood guiltiness may rest upon
your soul."
. "I tell you sir!" said Mr. Lansing, haughti
ly, "Amy is too young to love too young to
wed; and even if she were not' you could not
be my choice. When Amy weds, I shall se
lect for her: you can go, sir. But never dare
to speak again o my daughter."
With a cold, slight bow, Clifton left the
room.
"Good bye, Amy," said Clifton, as he stood
in the garden alone with Amy; "I cannot stay
here. It would be an agony to be thus near
you never to see you, never to speak to you.
knowing that you were forbidden to sneak to
iue, Knowing that I could never call
mine."
you
"God forgive my father for this!" said Am v.
calmly, as she raised her face, so cold, so pale,
so deadly, from her lover's shoulder. "God
forgive my father this crualty. I am not too
jvmig luuuar a orKcn neart. lean never
yrvtf0m 4 1 . 1 1 1 .
wed against my father's wishes.- You are no
ble, that you do not urge mc to that sten
uooa bye, Amy," again said Clifton, as he
kissed the stainless brow resting against his
check. "We shall never meet again. I leave
America forever. Good bye, Amy; naught
out a loving death for us both. Would that
God had never given either of us hearts, then
we might never have felt the pain and anguish
of being crushed. Would that we had not met:
then we had not known the parting."
a caim and holy night, Amy lay on a rich
purple sofa by her open window, pale as the
Parian Pyschc by her side and almost as cold
Tt,n I 1 1 .H J, ,
xu omia iwm;u &;iuiy gnu solemnly in upon
ner, as n sad at the broken heart beating be
ncatn tnat silken boddice. The cool night
wind came and carrcsscd the brow, heavily
aching beneath its weight of pearls. A bridle
veil lay around her, with its shinning folds.
The betrothal ring gleamed upon her finger
She iay there pale, and faint, chaining down
the giant suffering which was making a wreck
of her young, loving heart crushing all love,
darkningall hope, veiling all with the sable
of dispair. .
A few moments and Amy'shands were clas
ped by others, and then she stood in the prince,
ly parlor below in the midst of brilliant festal
throngs by the side of a tall, dark man an
unwilling bride promising to love and cher
ish him till death should part them. False
promises, made with cold, quivering lips no
deep true response rising from the ruined
heart below. False vows written with the
very gall of dispair. Lips vowing to love one;
heart worshiping another, one who was fara
way one whom her father told her she was
too young to love. And she was Amy Frank
Iin the envied bride of a wealthy man a vie
tim to her father's aristocratic principles and
love of gold.
- vuiiic iinii: ii. is nine, inc carriage is
waiting," and Mr. Franklin threw the rich
opera cloak around Amy,s frail figure.
"Ilernion, I cannot go," said Amy faintly,
"I feel very sick and weak to-night. I dare
not go from home. You mnst go without me,
Ilermon, for once."
"Pshaw, Amy!" said the colb hearted hus
band, "you arc only hysterical. I am sure
you look well as usual. They will expect
you."
"I would willingly oblige you," said Amy,
"but I dare not. But do not stay at home I
am not afraid to stay at home."
'It's nothing but your whim," said Mr.
Franklin, impatiently, as he shut the hall door,
and entered his rich carriage to be borne away
to the rirh saloons of Mrs. G .
The pale, girlish bride of the golden sum
mer days sat there alone in the spacious draw
ing rooms. It was all rich, all grand, all beau
tiful, all cold, all false glitter, all icy, like her
own ruined heart. A velvet robe was bound
around her tiny waist, jewals shone on her
white arms and fingers, pearls are braided
with her heavy goiden hair, and bright dia-
iuoiius iay on ner paio brow of transparent
it..
beanly all a cold, heavy mocking weight, all
a bright disguise for the victimized bride.-
fciie lay there alone on the crimson velvet
sofa no loved one near to sooth away the
lonely agony. Too young to love! Ah, no;
she had loved, and that love it was crushed
back. Its free, out-gushing fountain repres
sed. Its full tide sweeping imperiously back
on the frail young heart, until it was a week,
a terrible wreck slowly sinking down into
the dark, deep ocean of dispair, bearing life
ncath its heavy weight.
Down the wrecked heart goes neath dispeir's
surging waters, Love's pilot, gone forever
Hope's beacon star lost in tho gloom. False
vows for deep overwhelming billows. Hate,
disgust, called love, yet nothing but wrecking
shoals and quicksands. Golden wealth, gild
ing the ocean with a gorgeous glitter. A jew
elled veil, hiding the terrible wreck from the
cyse of fellow voyagers. Too young to love a
noble, truo souled man, but not to young to
lies the dead, sacrificed bride-victim.
Lips cold and still. Brow pulseless, cold and
white as frozen snow. Dreamy eyes closed
forever more. Face and features icy and
passionless. Ilands folded calmly over the
meek breast. The slight figure still and stif
fened in death. The heart pulseless and hush
ed. The wreck gone down forever. The
presence of Death alone in tho still silent par
lor. Too young to love, tho father deemed her,
yet not too young to be sacrificed not too
young to bear a broken heart; not too young
to have all that which was glorious of life for
ever wrecked; not to young to bear a living
death not too young to die!
Explicit.
Hansc, where you was born ?'
On the Ilaldorbarrack.' .
What ! always V
Yaw ! and before too.'
How old are you then V .
When tho old school house is built, I was
two week more nor a year, what ish painted
red, as you go home mid your back behind
you, on de right hand side by do old black
smith shop, what stands where it was burnt
down next year will be two weeks.'
Lay op San Jcax. A New York journal in
tho rural districts, satirizes tho bombardment
of San Juan after tho following fashion:
"Father and mother and I,
And ten good soldiers more,
Boat an old woman stone blind,
That couldon't see much before''
. Courting made Easy.
Here is an episode in the matrimonial ad
ventures of a down caster :
fcCEXE i. 'Jonathan docs you love boiled
beef and dumplins ?'
Dang'd it I don't Mary, but a hot dumplin'
ain't nothin' to your sweet putty, nice red lips
Mary.' . .
. 0, la, go away you Janathan.'
Scexe ii. 'Janathan, did you hear that are
story about the man that was hugged to death
by the bare ?'
'Guess I did Mary, and it did make mo feel
so bad-'
'Why, how did you feel, Jonathan.'
'Jvindcr sorter as if I'd like to hug you almost
to death tew, you tarnal, nice, plump, elegant
little critter you, Mary.'
'O, la, go away you Jonathan.'
j
fcCEXE iii. 'Ah, Mary yon arc a slick gal
heigho!'
'La, ain't you ashamed, Jonathan.'
'I wish I was a ribbon, Mary.'
'What fur, hey V
''Cos, maybe you'd tie me round that nice
pretty neck of your'n and I should liko to be
dang'd if I hadn't.'
'O, la, go away you Jonathan.'
ocexe rv. AH! Jonathan, l heard some
thing about j-ou.'
La J now Mary, you don't say so.'
'les, indeed, that I did, and a great many
said it too.
La now what was it, Mary!'
'O, dear, I can't tell you.' (Turning away
her head.)
'O, la, do now.'
'O, no, I can't.'
'Oh yes Mary.'
'La, me, Jonathan, you do pester a body so
'Well, do please to tell me, Mary.'
V ell, I heard that, that oh, I can't tell
you.'
'Air, yes, come now, do,' (Taking her hand.)
'Well, I didn't say it, but that I heard that
'What?' (Putting an arm round her
waist.)
'Oh, don't squeeze me so! I heard that
that (turning her full blue eyes upon Jona
than's) that you and I were to be married, Jon
athan '
"I Still Live."
Lord Byron once once remarked, 'Glory con
sists of leing shot in battle, and one's name
reported wrong in the dead and wounded list.'
We were never more strongly reminded of the
truth of this assertion.- and how little iho
great are remembered after their death, than
on hearing a few days since, the following an
ecdote of an eastern farmer, trying to repeat
the last words of tho 'Godlike Webster,' I
still live!' A gentleman remarked, 'Life is very
uncertain.' 'Ah, yes,' replied the farmer,
'that's true, every word of it ; and by-the-way,
Captain, that makes me think of what one of
your big Massachusetts men said when he died
a spell ago.' 'Who was it V inquired the Can-
tain. 'Well, I dont just call his name to mind
now, but at any rate he was a polititioner, and
lived near Boston, somewhere. My newspa
per said that when he died, the Boston people
put his image in their windows, and had a fu
neral for a whole day.' 'Perhaps it was Web
ster,' suggested the Captain. Yes, that's the
name ! Webster General Webster! Strans-e
I could'nt think on't afore! lie riz up in his
bed, and says he, 'I ain't DE.vn tet !' ' Litera
ry Museum.
Kindness.
Would it not please you to pick up a string
oi pearis, urops oi gold, diamonds, and pre
cious stones, as you pass along the street ?-
u would make you leel happy for a month to
come, buch happiness von can srive to others.
How, do you ask ? By dropping sweet words,
kind remarks, and pleasant smiles as you pass
along. These are true pearls and precious
stones which can never be lost; of which none
can deprive you. Speak to that orphan chill:
see the diamonds drop from her checks. Take
the hand of that friendless boy ; bright pearls
flash in his eyes. Smille on the sad and de
jected ; a joy suffuses his cheek more brilliant
than the most splendid precious "stones. By
the waj- side, mid the city's din, and at the
fireside of the poor, drop words and smiles to
cheer and bless. "You will feel happier when
resting on your pillow at the close of day, than
if you had picked up a score of perishing dia
monds. The latter fade and crumble in time ;
tha former grow brighter with age, and
pro-
ducc happier reflections forever.
A Judge's Charge.
Judge Jonah Joles recently delivered the
following charge to the jury, in the case of
Elim Crunch for stealing :
Jury, you kin go out, and don't show your
ugly mugs here till you find a verdict if von
can't find one of your own, git the one the last
The jury retired, and after an absence of
fifteen minutes, returned with a verdict of
'Suicide in the ninth degree and fourth verse.'
Then Judge Jonah Joles pronounced upon
Elim Crunch this sentence: "Elim Crunch
stan' up, and face the music. You arc found
guilty of Suicide for stealing. Now this court
sentence ycu to pay a fine of two shillings, to
shave your head with a bagganet, in the bar
racks, and if you try to cave in the heads of
any of the jury, you'll catch thunder, that's
all. Your fate will be a warning to others; and
in conclusion, may the Lord have mercy on
your soul- Sheriff, get mo a pint of red-eye.
I am awful thirsty.
CP" If you see a squall arising in the lati
tude of your wife, what course should be pur
sned to avoid its consequences ?
Double her cape with your left arm, and let
your lips drop anchor on the cruising ground
of 'smacks.'
IX7"'Mind, John, if you go out in the yard,
you will wish you had staid in the house.'
"Well, if I stay in the house, I will wish I
was in the yard, so where is the great difler
endc, dad V .
s it v Ai x tuu. Any person
J J coming recommended as a eood workman in
tue noore Dusincss. can get a shop ant complete
set oi toois, wnn two beartus. A eooa locution
being m Bradford township, at the Mill of the
subscribers, the shop having been in operation for
some three years, doing a large business. ' For
further particulars enquire of
lltliAIJiAL, & VIVO
TMPROVED STOCK OF POULTRY
JL bHAAGHAI. A number of the pure blood,
and of the half breed of Shanghai fowls for salo at
the Poultry Yard of V. M. Keedt, Curwnsvillc
I'a. l nese lowis are verv larsc, and remarkable
for their mild and domestic dispo?ition, their lay
ing and nursing qualities, and for their health
iness. -
Xot one of their voun2 have died or been sick
tli is summer.
July 15. 1S54. '
Great Excitement. Startling Announcement,
fTlHAT the largest, chenpest, and best assortment
JL 01 uooas ever brouzht into Clearfield countv.
have just arrived, and are offered for sale, at the
cw fclore of the subscribers, near the Journal
Office, Clearfield, Pa. cvcr before has a more
brilliant, and at the same time a cheaper lot of
tioods been offered to this community. They have
an Dcen selected wnn a view to the wants and ne
cessities of the people of this particular locality,
after long experience, and intimate acquaintance
wiia ineir ousmess connections.
Pry Goods of every variety, DrcssGoods. Cloths.
Cassimcrcs, and Clothing ; Boots and Shoes, Hats
and Caps, Bonnets and Shawls, together with a
large and splendid assortment of Qucecswaro.
Hardware and urocenes.
Defying all competition, they solicit their friends
and the public to give them a call and examine
their stock. 31OSS0P & POTTAKFtf.
June 12, 1S54. ly.
AS CHEAP AS THE CHEAPEST, AND AS
GOOD AS THE BEST. WJIOLESATK Al)
RETAIL. Isaac Johnston would resncctfullv in
form his friends and tho public generally that he
ii.is jusi returned iroui trie ,ast. where be hasnnr-
chased the most splendid assort ment of Boots &
Mioes ever brought to Clearfield. Everv vnrietv
of Ladies slippers, gaiters, pumps. Ac. Ac. Men's
fancy shoes, and gaiters, with an excellent assort
ment of heavy stock, all adapted to the wants ot
the people of Clearfield.
lie hopes his friends will give lnm a call at his
store in ' bhaw s How ' and examine his stock.
June 13, 1654.
fViJMY jriii.H. UJIA11AM& WATSOX, have just
J. l opened a new and splendid assortment of
oods. at their Store in Grahamton. consisting of
Ladies Dress Goods. Cloths. Cassimercs. Hardware.
queensware, Groceries, Boots, bhocs. Oils. Paints.
and every other article usually kept in a country
t-tore, where they offer for sale as cheap, if not
cucaper tnan any otner More in tho County. All
kinds of produco and lumber taken in exenange
lor woods.
All of Dr. Jayne"s family medicines for sale.
C. M. GRAHAM.
JAS. E. WATSON.
Grahamton, Jnnc 14, ;54.
.TEW FIRM. TROETMAN A- EOWE, House.
-L frign and Ornamental Painters. Glaziers.
Chair makers, and Paper Hangers, offer their ser
vices 10 me citizens ot Clearheld and vicinirv.
Shop next door to tho Jew's Store.
Ihcy keep constantly on hand, ami inaL-i tn or.
der every variety of Chairs, Lounges, Sofas, Ac., Ac.
Chairs, and Sofas made equal in beauty to any that
can be obtained from the City, and more ilnr.il,..
in workmanship and material.
JOHN TROUT MAX.
June 14, '54. ly. ROBERT ROWE.
rBltlK GOOD INTENT HOTEL, and Stage Office.
JL Cunvcpsvule, Pa. 1 he Subscriber would in
form his friends and the public that ho has just re-
uuuu j-.uu ic-iurnisueu nis nousc ana is prepared
iv rrnucr ccry aircnuun to tue travelling commu-
city.
His bar contains honors of tb Zrvt onnlii-n- nn,!
his table will always be sunnlied with 'the b. sf in
mnrKct. .
He respectfully solicits his friends nmrntJiPra n
give nun a can. h. F LEMMING .
June 14, o4.
A. M. HILLS, I). D. S. Office ndjoin-
OTrwrO ln" nworc, Clearfield. Pa. Artifi--MLLXr
cial Teeth, from one to a full set. moun
ted in the most approved modern stvle.
i iuiiiK, i i"",, .urn (.ieanin2 uone with earn
I ' : I j : l -: t : i , . .
and neatness. .
J.ceth extracted with nil the care and dienafoli
uioueru science cim lurmsn.
I'll. 1U1jL. can always be found at bis ofTieo.
as he is now Ucvoung his whole attention to his
profession. June 14. :54.
g l.j;u .- CO.'.i.Mi.nciAI, HOTEL, No. 18. Sonth
-a Mxth fct. Philadelphia. The subscriber has
recently enlarged and titled up his house, ami is
now enabled to compete successfully, with any es
tablishment in the City. His rooms arc comfort
able and well ventilated, and bis Uible furnisLed
wita tue best in tho market. Jlere.vnwtfiillii
'-"o" ein.-iv.-oi ins vicarucid irieildSlO "lve
nun a call when they visit the city.
JACOB G. LEEO.
June 13. 1354. ly.
ilil.n. PATTON A SHOWERS would
1 1 inform the public that they have just opened
t ueff nu spiemuci assortment ot Hoods of every
arieiy. ai llie OIU Stand Ot 11. U. l'ATTO.N at Cur-
wcnsville. At their store may bo found, almost
everything adapted to the wants and necessities of
tne people ot this region. Dress-goods. Lawns,
uiiees. uiuves. viotns, lassimcres. Clothing. Hats.
Caps, Boots. Shoes. Ac. Ac. of the best quality and
nt the lowest prices.
Also a splendid assortment of Hardware. Onoena.
ware and Groceries.
They invite all persons to s-ire tlmm n i.it ful
ly assured they will be able to render rnti"ri buMs-
faction. H. r PATTON.
JOSEPH SIIOWFTiS
Curwensville, Juno 15, lS54-ly.
JOHN R. MORROW, Cabinet Maker, Shop oppo
site M. E. Church, Clearfield, Pa. keeps con
stantly on hand and makes to order, all ksnds of
x urmturo, such as Tea Tables. Card Tables, Cen
tre Tables. Sofas, Spring Seated Chairs, Bedsteds,
Bureaus, Wash Stands, Cupboards. Safes, Ac. Ac.
Colons mado on the shorsest notice, and Funer
als attended. JOHN 11. MORROW'.
June 13, 1854. ly.
1 (f ES of Coffee,
just received and for sale
-1 v17 at the New Store of
A. M. HILLS.
June 14, '51.
ffl flfUl EIGHTEEN INCH SHINGLES
I wrjv w OI
of best oualitv. for sale at th Siin
ui me neu r lag. l'nce per thousand.
June 27, 1854.
EOKGE W. COLL AD AY, Conveyancer
and Land Agent, No. 3. Goldsmith's Hall,
Philadelphia, will faithfully attend to all business
entrusted to his care,
June 27, 1354.
1 S DUNDY Attorney-at-Law. Clearfield, Pa.
-J- will attend faithfully to all professional bu
siness entrusted to his care. Juno 13, '54.-1 y.
JB. McENALLY Attorney at Law. Office
nearly opposite JuJtro Wrihfn .tr.ro rio!.T-
fiKyjxuui viiorney ai Law. utllCO I
. nearly opposite Judge Wri-ht s Store Clear-
d, Pa-.-pralcticcs in Clearfield and adjoinin-
fiel
counties
June 13, '54 -ly
CHEAP CLOTHING. A largo lot of Cheap Clo
thing, Men's and Boys, for sale cheap, by
Juno 13, '54. MOSSOP A POTTARFF. :
LACKBERRY BRANDY. A certain cure for
the Dysentary, for salo by
Juno 13, '54. MOSSOP A POTTARFF.
TVT A. FRANK, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE-
IT A. Clearfield, Pa., Office in "Shaw's Row."
June, 15, 1S54.
JAMES CROW'TIIEK, JUSTICE OF THE
PEACE, Curwensville, Pa. Office opposite the
"Good Intent Hotel." June, 15, 1854.
L JACKSON CRANS Attorney at Law. Of-
fice adjoining residence, Clearfield, Pa.
May 20, '54-ly
TAMES B. GR.An.AM Merchant and extensive
dealers in lumber. Grahampton, P. O.. Clear
field county. Fa. (May 25. "54-ly.
GOING IT ALOXE. The undersigned hav
ing taken to himself the store formerly own
ed by Patchin & Swan, takes pleasure iu informing
his friends and the public generally, that he has
just received from the city splendid assortment
of Dry (.oods. Ilnrdware, Queensware, Hats and
Caps, Boots and Shoes, and every thing else usual
ly kept in a country store. Persons wishing to buy
cheap and good Goods should not foreet that he
I is determined not to be undersold by any store in
I in the county. His motto is '-a nimble penny rath
er than a slow sixpence."
S. C. TATCniN.
Glen Hope, iuly o, lcw-i.
rXIIIi: AMERICAN COAKDIA'G IIOI SK.
JL The subscriber would inform the nublic that
he has just completed a largo new building, on the
fouib'vnaot tccond Street, Clearheld. Pa., which
he has furnished and fitted up in the most comforta
ble manner lor the accommodation of travellers and
permanent boarders.
"His charges will be moderate, and his house con
ducted in a decent, sober and orderly manner.
where all auict and peace lovinrr rveonle. who m.iir
visit icaraciu can una a temporary -norne." '
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JOHN S. ItADEBACII.
July 15, ISoi.
TOH?f KUSSELL & CO TAXXER3 & CURRI-
f .fc.li, J'ennsville. Grampian Jlills. Clearfield
vo.. i a.. Keep constantly on Hand an excellent as
sortment of leather, which they offer for sale at the
lowest cash prices. Cash paid for hides.
July IS, ISoi.
Wi.
tJEW CLOTHING STORE. Mover Ui-
max, would inform the public that he has
opened a new and splendid assortment of Clothing.
ot the best quality and lowest prices, at his More,
next door to the oihee of L. J. Crans, Esq. Clear
field, Pa.
Every variety of Clothing, Hats. Caps, and fan-
Cyartielcs. He wiilsell cheaper than anyother store
in tne county, itc dches competition. Call and
see his stock.
Highest prices paid for Deer Skins.
June 27, 1854. 3ino.
THRESH
HE EE. EADEBAUGH A MOR-
A1 ROW.
would inform the Public, that thev
will have fresh beef,' for sale, every Tncmhiv
anu Saturday morning at a o clock at the Market
House. Clearfield. Pa. . I July 15, 1 854.
TVSSOLUTIO.V Of PAKT.NEKSHir.
MS 1 he partnership heretofore existing between
S. C. Patchix A Jou.n Swax, under the style and
firm of Patchin A Swan, was this day dissolved by
mutual consent, and the books are left for collec
tion in the hands of S. C. Patchin. Those persons
Knowing tncinscives indebted to the firm will call
immediately and settle up, or they will have the
pleasure of paying costs.
S. C. PATCHIN,
JOHN SWAN.
Glen Hope, July 5, 1854.
TyJMEJL. UE.MVEK, Cabinet maker. Shop
jl same as lormeriy occupied by navid rackets
Clearfield. Pa., keeps constantly on hand at his
furniture Ware-rooms, and manufactures to order
at City priccs.all kinds of Cabinet wnre.Diningand
Pier tables, Dressing cases. Cupboards. Bedsteads.
N asn Manus. rrin2 bottomed Chairs. Sofas. Safe;
Bureaus, Marble Toupcd Escritors. Ac. Ac.
Lomns made, and lunerals attended on sne short
est notice.
June 27, 1S54. ly.
PLENDID NEW STOKE. R. Sn.vw
rw nave lust. Tcrurnca irom me city with an
ire new stock of Goods, which they offer for sale
on the very lowest terms: at the obi stand lately
occupied by A. M. Hills. West cn'd of the Mansion
i ir - i
Jlousc. Clearfield, Pa. Thcirstoek of goods bas
been selected with great care, and a better or
cheaper assortment was never brought into Clear
field county.
1 hey defy all competition, and invite tho pub
lic to call and examine their soods. Every arti
cle is entirely new, and as cheap, if not cheaper
than can be purchased elsewhere.
It. PH.! .
A. H. SHAW
June 27, 1554.
BANK NOTICE. We the subscribers intend
tu make application to tho iicr.t lcn-islamr
of the Commonwealth of Pca-ylvanin. for sn Act
ot Assembly to incorporate ; Banking Com win v.
with Banking and o iseoimti-.ir privileges, to be
called the - Clearl'ieM Bank" and locxied at the
Borough of Clearfield, witu a capital of One hun-
urcu mousanu dollars.
A. K. AV'right, James T. Lkoxarp,
Ric-iiAiiD Shaw, James K. Guadav.
JoXATnAN EoY-NTOX. El LIS InWIX.
J. E. Weaver, ,7. W. Sunn,
J. B. McEsallv.
June 27, IS.' 1. fm.
n AiUJiS A.M) UENTLEJ1EN I believe
it a cood max nil that neonle sliouM nnwhaw
goods wherever thev please. Rut lln-v kIi
buy too hastily, before thev ascertain nlier ihev
can bo best sui;cd. I would most respoeti'u!:y in-
iiiu uii uiiiiie? in particular.! to call atK.tJ lenax s
More and examine lus splendid assortment of coods
1. .. i- . V - ,, , - ,,. . .
r. , , .... . ".
""- 1-u.iiuui extend in mis eetioii r.r f,.,i.-,trr
lur uir,AI'.t;ss. UUraWlllYOI'S T . I iv rr.rsit
01 Uentlcmcn s loots ot all descriptions and nri-
ces. Ladies and Gentlemens jjauers of tue latest
siyie. i;ovs and (j iris boots. Khirf.s and ,tU,.-rs
Children of all aires can be accommodated.
R. (il.KXN 1'
June 27, 1854.
A..u-.a uiupui GORDON Attorney at Law.
V has removed hisofK
the East the Bru:r Store of l)r IT I.nmin nrtfl will
ucotc nis wnoie attention to the practice of his
, '. 3 - - -- - avr MUl n 111
proiesMon. lie mny be consulted in Frenrh and
i-rrrman. i.Ti.n i:i
i ? - j .
- t. i'biiAiAr . A superior article of
Berege Delaines in dress patterns, at 25 cents
per yard, never sold in this county before for less
man ov cents, at 51USSOP A POTTARFP'S
Juno IS. '54
W.
a. AJjliACE, ATTORNEY AT LAW,
oinee nearly onuo.s-,e inrf 1L
r-i. k-i.i i- -..-i i. - , .. .. "vc,
w i: i ttucna iitikUiutiy lo all business
entrusted ,o ins care.
June 17, 1S54. ly.
t "'
J La
"T T w a..
liAiiuiitft Attornev nnd Pnnln
Law. Ofliec with John!.. Cntti v
door to Dr. 11. Lorrcin's Irnr Ston. ri.VfiLi
Pa.
O -'-. JlVAlfc
lJluy iJo 'i4-Jy
CONRAD A WALTON. Hardware
255 Market Street. Philadilohin
Store, No.
Hardware,
Iron, Nails. Ac. of every description.
f jjhUKHJS J. WEAVER A CO.. No. 19 North Wa
V tor Street. Philadelphia. De
chain, Yarn. Manilla and Hemp Ropes. Bed-cords,
v,.uvS-iiu, a,u., as. Juno lo, lS54-ly.
THOMAS II. FULTON A CO.-Merchants, and
V , ... " ...ui wo IU U III -
oer, i.aiuniHs l'ost Ulfice. May 2G, '54-ly.
HBUCHER SWOOPE Attorney at Law. For-
nicrly of the firm of Scott A Swoope, Hun-
iiiiguon, ra. umce next door to. and over Esquire
ii osicj a, vicarneiu. t'ft.
May 26, '54-ly.
rin r -- n , o 7TT.
20 ,8 r CW ?rlean! a Sixpence per
p0UD1' lor sale at the CheaP ro f
A. M. HILLS.
WE ALL TAKE HOEENSACK. Hobcnsnck's
w Worm SvruD and Liver Pills, for enlo bv
June 13, '54. MOSSOP A POTTARFF.
1 Ofl Sack3 palt, just received at the Cheap
J-JJ Store of MOSSOP A POTTAEFF.
June 14, '14.
Kl00: TYSON A KEEN Wholesale Dry
rrr Vt
ood's Store, No. 140, Market Street, Philadel
1' " iv.
June la, lbo4-iy.
CLARK A UESSER, No.. 18 South 4th Street
Philadelphia, extensive dealers in Books and
Stationary. ; June 15, 1854-1 y.
DRY BEEF, of the best quality just received
and for salo at Wm. F. Iuwis's Cheap Store.
June 14, '54.
STONE WARE, of every variety, cheap for cash
at tho Store of V. F. IRWIN.
Juno 14. "51.
IJTJRVIAXCE'S Stock is now coinplef. - - - -From
little cases, very Heat' i ''
I'p to thio of largo' diuitmsionsj . ?
Suitable for high pretentions.
Come on, Ladies! come on. Gent--! -Come
on, every man of scDse S .
And get impressions of your faces.
To show your friends your many graces.
The dress is better to be dark;
But brown or Ted is just the mark. '
For these the contract plainly shows ,
Between the prrson and the CFotlw.
It's well enough the Sun should shine.
As this will serve to shorten time. "
But if it don't, and clouds be rife,
He'll t:ike your picture to the life.
Those little dinners, y'clept bales, .
Should never come 'midst clouds and shades.
But when the monarch of the skies, ,
His shining robes puts on, arise : -And
bring your little ont-s to me
And brightest pictures you shall see. '
Another theme the muse suggests,- ; . ,
To put all gloomy doubts to rest.
Such honest men as scruples feel.'
Lest wicked craft fresh from the deel
Should be invoked in place of art,
And made to act a wily part. - - '
Are told with conscience clear of evil
JtJiv no dealing's with the pevii.
Gallery, 2nd St., 2nd door north
t .i. - of rwH A Co s Store.
June 73, 1S54. tf.
MANSION HOUSE. The subscriber having ta
ken this old established stand, and entrcly
refitted and refurnished it in such n nmnnnr t
vie with any house in the connty. respectfully so
licits a liberal share of public patronage. Ever"
attention will be shown to persons stopping at th
Axiusion xioupo. ana no pains
bo spared to
maKo mem -icci at home.
Ihe bar is well furnished with the best liquors
rid solars, and the table will at all t;m fcn -
plied with the best in the market.
Jie would respectfully invit tho nnt.1;
nn a call. JOHN l.TVl:rriv
Clearfield, June 15, 1854.
ipiIEKED FLAG YICTORIOL'S.-The Blood
JL Red Banner floats in triumph on the f), nnr.
iter Sor," where A. M. Hills has inst fm..r,wl th
cheapest and most splendid assortment of Goods
ever displayed before this community, and exactly
adapted to their many and various necessities.
fcvery variety ot Hats. Cans. Bonnet, ttnnia
Shoes, Cloths,-Cassimercs. and all nthrr kinl.r
dry-goods, that are unapproachable by any other
similar articles, either in beauty of style, quality,
or price. ' .
Also an excellent assortment of Groceries. Hani.
ware. Stone and Queensware. with fnnir !rt;,.in.
atl infinitum.
Ha defies competition, and invites nil nonsnna tn.
give him a call at the -Old Cori'sr," which has tru
ly become the 'Baearr' of Clearfield.
.tvery attention will be shown to customers and
visitors, and no pains will bo spared to send all
smiling away, loaded with his beautiful and valua
ble goods, never surpassed in Clearfield.
A. M. niLLS.
Clearfield. June 13, 1854-1 y. ,
jVTEW GOODS AT THE CASH STORE. Tho
-Ll subscriber has iust received n1r nn.i n-..n
selected stock of GOODS of Wmost every descrip
tion suitable to the season, which he is selling off
at extremely low prices. . He respectfully invites
the attention of all who wish to buy wood r.rAa
the lowest prices, to call at the sign of the "Cheap
est Goods.''
Country produce of almost every discription ta-
I Iron nt m-n-l-nt .1 r .
lrsVnThin r,
. - . " -----
c.juj , niciii iur tuijir money, wm uo wen to give
him a call. ,
Remember the sizn of the CHEAPEST r.noiw
on Market street, and call and be convinced that
there is truth in the words thereon inscribed.'
June 13. 1754. WM. F. IRM'IX.
TTEMPHILL'S HOTEL. The subscriber would
11 inform hi (VIotwI., a m
nnhli
that lie still remains at the old stand, whefo h ij
at all times ready, and willing to -entertain stran
gers and travellers. Hu bar stocked with the
best liquors, and his table will always be supplied
with the luxuries of the market.
Thankful for past favors, he solicit n fnrtlixr
share of public patronage.
W M. J. HEMPHILL,
Clearfield, June 15, lS54-ly.
R.
R. WELCH; Silversmith
and Jeweler, next door to
the Post Office. Clearfield. Pa. 5
Watches cleaned and repaired ss
and good watches warrantod for the space of ono
year. Jewelry. Accordcans and other musical in
struments repaired on the shortest notice, and most
reasonable terms. Uune 15. . 154. lv.l
' -v J
ORSES AND lU'CGIES FOR c
Hlltt' mtK f'l!OV. TIIl-TI T
would inform his friends and the iubliu
- - - - VilVII 1 111.11
generally, that he keeps for hire horses
ics. carriaies.Ac. on tho most re.isor.nbln
terms, at his Livery StaMe in Curwensville.
inquire at the stage Oihee- t lemming s Hotel.;
JAJltS ClvOWTHEtt.
Juno 15th. 1S54.
I'KANK. Fashionable Tailor.
'Shaw's Row," below tho Mansion
House, will be happy to render his services
to all those wishing clothes made in tho la
test style, and most durable manner.
Clearfield. June 15. -
L.
R. CARTER Dealer in stoves, bar-iron.
nails, and castings of all kinds. Also plows.
and other agricultural utensils. On Second Street,
under the Republican Office. Sune 15, '54-ly. ,
HARRIS. HALE A CO-Wholksalk Dbugcists,
No. 259. Market Street. North side between
sixth and seventh. Philadelphia. Drues. Medi
cines, Chemicals, Patent Medicines. Surgical In
struments. Drug-riot's Glassware, Window Glass.
Paints, Oils. Dyes, Perfumery. Ac, Ac
JOH HARRIS, M. D.
J. SH ARSWOOD.
JOHN M. HALE, -E.
B. ORBISON. ' -
Jane 15, 1754-ly. ' ...
CIIAULES WINGATE, Dealer in Bonnets,
Shoes, Boots, and Palm Leaf Hats, No. 18,
North Fourth Street, Philadelphia Second Store
below Commerce Street. " June 15, lS54-lv.
tEIDLEMAN A HAYWARD Wholesale Gro
cers. Tea Dealers, and Commission Merchants
No. 273. Market Street, Philadelphia.' '
D. BEIDELMAN,
A. 1IAYWARD.
June 15, lS54-ly.
tTILLIAM S.- HANSELL A SON, Manufac
turers and Importers of Saddlery, and Sad
dlery Hardware. No. 2S Market Street, Bhilalel
phia". Saddles. Bridles. Harness. Trunks. Whips,
Saddle Bags, Bridle Filling, Bits, Stirrups, Buckles,
Carpet Bags, ect. June 15, '54-ly.
ITIOK SALE Three Lots of Ground, No. 24,
' 25. and 2. in the Mossop plan, in the borough
of Clearfield, all enclosed. For terms, apply tv -
Curwensville, June 27, 1S54.
TTOOD'A CO-
U- 18, Mark.
CO Extensive Dry-roods Dealers, No
Market St., Philadelphia, keep constant-
Iv on hand a large, splendid, and cheap stock of"
the most fashionable and elegant goods. ' They in
vite country Merchants to call and examine their
splendid assortment, before purchasing elsewhere
dune iJ. icji-j .
c
ALEB COPE A CO. No. 1S3. Market St., Phila-
delphia. Dealers in Linens. White Goods, Ho
siery. Jtrenca. English ana trcrman culk uoous. l.i-
ccs, Gloves, Suiting Cloths, Ac June 15, '54-ly.
,4 T. LANE A CO. Wholesale Clothing Store.
No. 171, Market Street. Every variety of
ready made Clothing, in the most fashionable styles,
constantly on hand. , . v. r - June 15, '541y.
SAAC 31.' ASHTON. Hat Store, No. -172
A M
nrket St.. Philadelphia. Hats, Cps, lurs.
Ac, of every variety, and the best quality always
on hand. " June 15, lSa4-ly.
rrV) SHOEMAKERS A fine lot ot t-panisli Kips'
s Morocco pink trimminsrs'
and Sole Leather, for sale cheap, by;
Juno 11. ' MO.-xjr A ro l r An t . ;
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