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THE HUNTINGDON COUNTY TRAG EDY. The Charabersburg Repository of Thursday gives the following par.tic ulars of the horrible murder of Mrs. 3von and five of her children, a sliort account of which we gave on Mon day : One of the most shocking murders 1 or rather massacres of an almost entire famib' that ever cast a stain upon civilization, was perpetrated in Cromwell township, Huntingdon co., on Saturday the 25th ult. The prom inent particulars, as gathered from an individual present at the examina tion, are these : William Brown is the father of the murdered family, which consisted of the parents and six chil dren. The eldest daughter is marri to Robert McConahy, who lived on his father-in-law's premises as a ten ant Brown, it seems, is a rough man, addicted to intemperance, and when in this condition was in the ha bitof threatening to kill some of his family, though never known to have attempted any thing of the kind. He was in the habit of working inthe neighborhood at carpentering, whilst McOonalry conducted the farming op erations. On Saturday morning the old man. and his eldest son, aged a- ' i bout 21, left home for their places of employment; shortly after which, McConahy proposed to the next oldest son and a younger one, to "go a hun ting," at the same time directing the daughter and another of the boys to do some work in a cornfield. Mc Conahy's wife having the day previ ous been conveyed to a friend's house at some distance, by her husband; after the above disposition had been gone into, the whole family -was dis persed, except Mrs. Brown, who re mained in the house. McConahy and the two boys, on the hunting ex cursion, had not proceeded much be rond half a mile from the house when the report of guns was heard, and when the bcdies of the two boys were afterwards found, it appeared that the oldest, a stoutboy, had not been mor tally wounded by the shot, that he made a desperate battle, until over come by his merciless asailant, who finally cut his throat. While this scene was enacting, the smaller boy ran some distance, but was pursued, shot and beaten to death, and with his brother, buried beneath leaves and other rubbish. Shortly after this, the girl and her brother engaged in the cornfield were attacked; the girl was shot, but there was ample and painful evidence to show that the first wound was not fatal, and that she resisted the mur derer with extraordinary power, which ceased only when both her arms were broken, and her throat cut from ear to ear ! The boy here, as in the other case, appeared to have been first shot, and then beaten and stab bed until life was extinct, The bo dies were then covered up. The next object of the fiend incarnate was the mother of those murdered children. She was found in the house and des patched with a commonbutcher knife, with which her head was nearly sev ered from her body, though not with out manifestations of having resisted her destroyer to the extent of her pow er. She was buried m her bed and the blood carefully wiped off the floor, The murderer then stationed himself in the barn, with two loaded rifles, at a point commanding a view of the door of the dwelling house, and awai ted the approach of the next victims. The first was the eldest son, who, when upon the threshhold of the door, received a fatal shot, and fell dead upon the spot. He was dragged in side the house, and the door, closed. Next came the father, and upon put ting his hand to the door, found it fas tened, upon which he made some ex clamation of dissatisfaction, and at the same moment heard the report of a gun, and felt that a ball had passed fco close to his eyes as to cause con siderable pain; in a moment after, another discharge of arifi.e sent a ball so as to cut a part of his ear, graze his whiskers, and pass through his hat. He then cast his eyes towards the barn, and discovered a person hastily turning around the corner, di recting his course to the woods. Upon effecting an entrance into the house, Mr. Brown found his oldest son upon the floor, dead, and upon further examination, discovered his wife concealed by the bedclothes, life also extinct. He thp.n communicated the dreadful circumstance to the neighbors, who immediately institu ted a search for the other members of the family, who w7ere found as alrea dy described, the searchers being led in the light direction by reports of the guns previously heard. The next question was, Who is the Murderer ! The character and habits of Brown at once gave color to the suspicion that he had returned home madden ed, as thousands have been before him by intoxicating liquor, and thus put into execution his oft threatened and unnatural purpose. He was secured but fortunately for him he had re mained sober that day, and only need ed to bring forward his proofs to sat isfy all that he could not be the mur derer. McConahy, the son-in-law, was pre sent and in reply to an insinuation from him unfavorable to Brown the lattei at once accused him as the crim inal, averring that he was the man he saw running from the barn, &c This soon resulted in the liberation of the old man and the securing of Mc Conahy, who in all the subsequent examination, becarre more deeply in volved in condemning circumstances, and was finally committc d to Hunt indonjail to await his trial in August. Providence seems to have interposed in a remarkable manner to frustrate the design of the assassin. If Mc Conahy is the guilty man, the only object he could have in view was to destroy the wo die family in order to secure the property of his father-in-law to himself, and it would seem that the calculation was that the public would be ready to conclude thatBro vn had perpetrated the dreadful slaugh ter, and then committed suicide a conclusion that might have been pro duced if he fallen by the shots aimed at his head, and if hf had loft his em ployment prepared for such a deed by intoxication. Horrxble. II is stated in a Wheeling piper, on the authority of a letter from .Marietta, Ohio, that a young lady from down the river, who was on a visit to her friends in that placo, was last week thrown from a horse she was riding, add dragged seven miles. The horse was only stopped by the last of three shots from a rifle and when so, the remains of the unfortunate lady were so mutilated that they could scarce ly be recognized as those of a human being. "Why do fashionable ladies remind us of Gen Jackson at New Orleans ? dive it up ? 13c cause they use cotton breast work. EASTON UHBRXIIiliA EIAKWFACTOST. The subscriber grateful for past favors, would thank his friends and the public generally, for their kind encouragement, and would bg leave to inform them that he is now manufacturing a large assortment of Umbrellas and Parasols which he offers for sale at Philadelphia and New York prices. Merchants will find it to their advantage to give him a call before purchasing in the cities He would state that his frames are made by himself, or under his immediate inspection, and that he has secured the services of an cxperi enced young lady, to superintend tho covering department. N. B. As tho subscriber keeps everything prepared for covering and repairing, persons from the country can have their Umbrellas and Parasols repaired and covered at an hour's no tice CHARLES KING. 401-2 Northampton Street next door to U.S. Chidseys Tin ware manufacturing Establish ment. Easton, July 1, 1810. DISSOLUTION. Tho rn-nartnershin heretofore existing between tit cniwrihnrs at Bushkill. under the firm of Wal- lace & Newman, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. Tho books, notes and accounts arc left in tho hands of Thomas J. Newman. Also all those having demands against said linn will pre sent them to Thomas J. Newman for settlement. WEBB WALLACE, THOMAS J. NEWMAN. Bushkill, June 16, 1840. N' B. The business will bo carried on as usual at the old stand by T. J. NEW MAN. BLANK DEEDS For sale at this office. CAUTION. Public Opinion from whoso decision there is no appeal, has been so often and so loudly manifested in favor of BRANDItETH'S VEGETABLE U NIVERSAL PILLS, that it is not surprising there should be found in almost every city, town, and village in the United States, persons so depraved at heart, and so utterly devoid of the principal of moral rectitude, as to manufacture a spurious arti cle, and palm it off on the unsuspecting public as the genuine medicine, from the result of which so many happy results have been accrued to humani ty. It is painful to think that an inestimable good should be product of direct and immediate evil but so it is. The very excellence of Brandreth's Vegetable Univesal Pills, has in some respects,, openeof a spe sies of high-way through which cupidity and ava rice carry on their depredations without check & notwithstanding the frequency of exposure alrea dy made notwithstanding the indelible disgrace which has been heaped'upon counterfeit druggists--notwithstanding the large amount of human suffer ing which has heen the consequence of this impo sition and fraud, druggists continue to carry on this revolting traffic ; and counterfeits are as nu- merous and as vanea in tne maricet as 11 no ae nunciation had ever been made, and public indig nation never been expressed. Since, however, this destructive evil still exists, and neither the fear of God, nor of arthly punish ment, can entirely put it down, it becomes my im perative duty again and again to caution the public against purchasing pills of a druggist, professing to be Brandreth's Pills for as under no circum stances is any of this class made an Agent, it fol lows of course that the Pills sold at such places professing; to be Brandreths Pills are universally base counterfeits, highly injurious to the health of the People. KP Established Agents for the Genuinz Bran dreth's Vegetable Universal Pills, are Invariably furnished with an engravad certificate, signed, 15 . BRAHDRETH, M. B. in my own hand writing, lhis certincate is renewed every year and when over twelve months old, it no longer guarantees the Genuineness of the medicine. It would be well, therefore for purchasers carefully to examine the certificate, the seal of which is neat ly embossed on the paper, in order at least that the safeguard of imposition may not at least be suscep tible of imitation. B. BRANDRETH. M. D. ICP Philadelphia Office for the sale of the above Valuable Pills is at No. 8 North-eighth Street a few doors north of Market street. GENERAL AGENTS. At Milford John II. Brodhead. " Stroudsburgh, Riciiard S. Staples. " Dutottsburg, Luxe Brodhead. " New Marketviie Tuoxkul & Scuocn. May 8, 1840. THE FAH3LY IfEWSPAPEK. THD LARGEST CIRCULATION IN THE WORLD ! ! 3 ,000 SUBSCRIBERS. THE PHILADELPHIA AT The Courier is on as firm and independent a ba sis as any pnper issued, at homo or abroad, and its ample mean will 1 alwaysjcmployed to make it equal, as a FAMILY PAPER, to any journal published. 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