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Pennsylvania Liglslaluie-Ses
siou oi iWS.
[OfnciAi —Prcon i'ue Harriabcrg Telegraph, j
SENATE.
MEitBEHS HOLDING OVER.
PhUadelphia county: Harlau Ingram, D; j
B. L.~ W ugb't, X). |
Montgomery county: T. P. Knox, D. j
Berks: Johu C. Evans, D.
Bucks : Jonathan Eiy, D.
Northampton and Lehigh: Joseph;
D. :
Ayam# and Frankliu: George W.
Brewer, D.
*' York : Wm. 11. Welsh, D.
Cumberland and Perry : 11. Fetter, D.
Centre, Lycoming, Clinton and Sulli
van* Audreyy Gregg, ft.
fttair, Cambria and Iluntingdon: J.i
jCresswell, Jr., D.
Luzerne, Montour and Columbia: G. j
P. Steele, D.
Bradford, Susquehannaand Wyoming: j
C. Reed Myer, II
Tioga, Potter, M'Kean, Elk, Clearfield,
Jefferson and Forest*: Ht nry Souther, R.
lUrcyr, Venango and Warren: G. W.
Scofield, R.
Erie and Crawford : P. A. Finney, R.
Butler, Beaver ami Lawrence: John
R. Harris, R.
AiieghjHi/: Wjfliam Wilkins, D., and
E. D. Gasiam, R.
Armstrong, Indiana and Clarion: Tit n
J. Coffey, R.
Schuylkill, C. M. Straub, D.
Total—Democrats, lo; Republicans, 8. <
MEMBERS ET.EUT.
i. Philadelphia: S. J. Randall, D.*; (to
fill a vacancy;) I. N Marselis, D.
11. Chester and Delaware: Thomas S.
bii, p.*
VIII. Carbon, JJonroe, Pike and
Wayue : Thomas Craig, Jr., D.
XIII. Snyder, Northumberland, Mon-;
to*r and Columbia: Charles R. Bucku-<
lew, D. j
XV. Dauphin aud Lebanon : John B. j
Rntherford, R.
XVI- Lancaster : Bartraui A. Shaeffcr,
R.; Robert Baldwin, R.
XIX. Somerset, Bedford and Hunting-!
dqn : Wm. P. Schell, D.
XXII. Wcstiuqre}an4 an d Fayette : J. j
Turney, D.
XXIII. Washington and Greene: G. ;
W. Miller, D.
XXVI. Lawrence, Mercer and Ve-!
uango: Wui. M. Francis, 11.
Demeer&U. Republican*. j
1 Holding over 13 9
haw Mwiabcra 8 4
T7T rn
|®tal J1
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
Adams: Charles Will, D.
Alleghany: Daniel Negley, James B. |
Backhouse, Nicholas Voeghtly, J. Heron
Foster, Reps., Jehn M. Irwin, D.
Armstrong and Westmoreland: Robert
'Warden, John K. Calhoun, Matthew j
Shield?, Deir.s.
Beaver and Lawrence : Do Lorma Im
brie, Geo. P. Shaw, Reps.
Bedford and Somerset: Samuel J.
Castner, R., David Hay, Ind.JWhig.
Berks : Benjamin Nunnemacher, Amos
Wellcr, Edmumd L. Smith, Dctus.
Blair: Robert W. Christy, D.
Bradford : John B. G. Babcock, Cullen '
p. Nichols, Reps.
Bucks: J. 11. Lovett, J. Mauglc, D.
Butler: Alex. W. Crawford, Wm. W. i
Douds, Reps.
Cambria: Geo. N. Smith, D.
Carbon and Lehigh: Charles H. Wil
liams, Herman Rupp, Dems.
Cent: - ?: Samuel Gilliland, I).
Chester: Morten Garrett, J. Hodgson,!
Eber W. Sharp, Dems.
Clarion and Forest: W. M. Abraras, D.
Clearfield, Jefferson, Mpß&an and Elk:
Wm. P. W ilcos, Joel Spyker, Dems.
Clinton and Lycoming: D. K. Jack
man, Thos. W. Lloyd, Dems.
Columbia, Montour, Wyoming and i
Sullivan: Johu V. Smith, Peter Ent, D.
Crawford and Warren : Thos. Struth
ers, Robert P. Ileps.
Cumberland aoa Perry: Ilugh Stew
art. Chas. C. Brandt, Denis.
Dauphin: Wm. C. A. Lawrence, R.,
Edward J. Lauman, D.
Delaware : Thomas P. Powell, D.
Erie: Warcham Warner, R., D. IDm
rod, Ind. R,
Fayette: Johu Bierer, D
Franklin and Fulton: Alex. i£. Mc
Clure, R., James N ill, D.
Greene: Wm. Kincaid, D.
Huntingdon: Daniel Houtx, D.
Indiana: John Bruce. R.
Juuiau, Snydur aud Union : Timotliy
Hayes, Daniel \Vittner, Hops.
Lancaster: Emanuel D. Roth, Samuel
11. Prico, Jonathan H. Roland, Joseph D.
Pownall, Reps.
Lebanon : John George, D.
Luzerne : P. C. Gritman, Steuben Ten
king, Samuel G. Turner, Dems.
Mercer and Venango: Wm. G. Rote.
C. P. Ramsdell; Reps.
Mifflin: Bower, D.
Monroe and Pike: Lafayette West
brittpk, P.
Montgomery: A. Brower Longakcr,
Josiah Hillegaa, George Hamel, Dems.
Northampton: jos. Wooding, Max
wall fefPpp Dems.
Northumberland: Jos. C. Rhodes, D.
Philadelphia City: J. C. Ivirkpatfijjk,
C. M. Donovan, John Ramsey, C. 11. Arrn
ftrehg, Dems.
Philadelphia County: Joseph 11. DOD- •
neflo, Johu H. Wells, D. R. McClane,
Henry Duclap, John H. Dohuert, Town-i
|aad Yearsley, John M- Melloy, John
iytrtoc, Jamee Donnelly, Oliver
J. 11. Askin, J. T. Owens, A. Arthur,
Dems.
Potter and Tioga: L. P. W^Hston,,
Igi,ac Benson, Reps.
Schuylkill: Chas. D. Hippie, Michael
Weaver, T. It. ft- Eber, Dems.
Susquehanna : Simeon B. Chnse, R.
Washington : John N. McDonald, R.,
| J tunes Donehoo, D.
Wayne: Ilolloway L. Stevens, D.
i York : William W. Wolf, A. Hiestand
! Glatz, Denis.
Democrats marked " D." Republi
j cans " It."
Recapitulation. Dcm. Rep. Ind.
Senate . . . . 21 12
House ... 08 30 2
*9 42 2
44
sma. maj. on joint ballot, 45
! Bjt gottrc Journal
COIUEUSPORT, IJt„
Xtyttrsdqt* itfolnpng, Tfob.
~T.~"§7~CKA§Ei~ EOlToS" AND PUBLISHER.
NO JOURNAL wiil be issued next
; week. The only, (and we think sufb
jeient, though our non-paying, subscrib
j ers may not,) reason is that we have no
paper to print it upon, and no money to
buy it with. We dislike to dun our pat
rons at apy time, and particularly iu hard
i times, but nothing but money or paper
! rags will buy paper, and we cannot be
j expected to pay "out cash endlessly with
jout there is some income. We have al
ready made every reasonable effort to
avoid dunning our subscriber?, but the
time has now come when forbearance i*
no longer s virtue. We have some five
:or six hundred dollars scattered over the
i county, and would like very much to have
• some of it now. Will not some of our
j subscribers couic to our aid immediately?
; Those who cannot raise money will dorr
ja great favor by sending us grain, pota
toes or vegetables of any eatable kind,
, butter <kc., —in fact, anything that can be
manufactured into food or clothing. We
have more mouths than one depending
on eur receipts for the Journal , and we
hope they may in some measure be reliev
ed frgm their suspense of mastication. "
GPORGK W, ELLIOTT'S ad
| vertiseuient fgr Agents headed, "A Book
|far Every Man's EHrary"
The followTPg is a list of the spe
cie paying Bank* of Pennsylvania :
Bank of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh.
Allegheny City Bank, Allegheny.
; Monongahela Bank, Brownsville.
Franklin Bark, Washington.
Wyoming Bank, Wilkes birr e.
Cutasque Bank, Catasque.
Bank, Honesdale.
Kittanning Bank, Kittanning.
Bank of Pottstown, pottstown.
Farmers' and Drovers' Bank, Waynes
burg.
The Bank of Pennsylvania, Philadel
' phia, a large amount of whose notes, arc
|in circulation, has been closed entirely
j and an investigation of its affairs com
menced. Its biiis are worthless. The
Weekly Press ; in an editorial on the suh
j ject, says:
i There is too much reason for bcliev
: ing that the forthcoming report of the
investigation into the affairs of the Bank
of Pennsylvania will disclose a mass of
| corruption and mismanagement in that
institution, which will vividly recall the
: days of the broken Bank of the United
1 States. There seems to be but one opin
ion on the subject. Hopes are entertained
i that the noteholders and depositors will
be paid ; but the stockholders, the wid
ows, orphans, and others who have confi
ded their fortunes to the bauk, will not
'be so fortunate. Many reflections will be
suggested by this exposi."
The Preis will accept our thanks for
an exchange.
BSaT'fhe Lecture of Ilty. C. M. BLAKE,
before the Coudersport Library Associa
tion ou Saturday evening last, was a learn
ed and logical aud all who heard it
speak of it iu terms of highest commend-,
and bad LitcratunTof (he day, and argued j
that the pressure iu the money market
would result iu a great benefit to book;
readers, inasmuch as it would reduce the j
quantity of books improve the quali-j
Tycffhosc ia the market. He briefly;
reviewed the literature of the day, and;
gave the younger portion of his aqdienpe
sqmc healthy advice ia regard to the se
| lection of reading matter. He also took j
a firm groucd in favqr cf the consoiida-1
ti ou of American Magazine literature, and
; . 1
a concentration of American genius. We
cordially endorse his believ
ing that the litsiary genius of our nation
has been too wide spread to be properly
appreciated. But we fear that Yankee
enterprise will never submit to so great a
chepk as the concentration of its sphere
of action in the publishing trade.
We jjsfened with pleasure to the en
! j-ire lecture, and will bo pleased to pub
lish it in our pjvr, if wa ewn prevail on
the Kev. gentleman to furuiah it for that
purpose.
The audience wss pretty large for the
evening, there being a heavy ryiu ail the
afternoon and evening. Altogether flic
| occasion was flattering to the prqspeets
(of the Association, and we hope will
i awaken a new interest in its behalf in our
} '
\ reading community.
Buchanan and Free Kansas.
| In view of Buchanan's retention of
Judges Cato and Lecompteon the Bench
J of Kansas, and of his letter to Professor
-jSilliruan and others, in which he asscrtes
; that Slavery already exists in that Ter
ritory under the Constitution of the
United Spates; it is amusing to see the
j Buchanan press in Republican counties.
,claiming that person as favoring the for
mation of a Free State. We shall esteem
'it a great favor if any person who pre
tends to believe this, will just name a
single act of the President that has been
'iqnthe side of Freedom and justice in
1 that Territory. The retention of Judges
" ; Lecomptc and Cato, and every appoiut
"! ment made has aided t!;e Border Ruffians.
R Governor Walker himself, bv throwing
r . .
J | the apportionment of the Territory into
the hands of the Bogus officials, and his
! 1 r •
' activity in the Kiekapoo fraud, did all
. that he well could to throw the Territory
' into the hands oi the Border Ruffians ;
but because he would not receive the
' purely fictitious returns from Oxford pre
'jcinct and MeGee county, it is claimed
'(that President Buchanan has favored the
' Free State cause in Kansas. If there is
' I a single yoter who can read English, dull
enough to he deceived by such logic, we
think he is entitled to much sypipa
' thy. If the President desires to aid the
Flee State men in Kansas, or if lie in
■ tends to do them simple justice, why
don't he dismiss Judge Cato, who is
: using his judicial power to con,pel YV lak
er to recognize the Oxfurd fraud and give
certificates to the Border Ruffians whom
t; that fraud would elect ? Why don't he
approve of Walker's refusal to coynten
■ t anee that fictitious return 1 Can the War
' ren halyer tell ?
The simple truth is, Ficedom has tri
umphed in Kansas in spite of the efforts
of the Administration to crush it. In
spite of the Cinoiquati Platform party,
* that has removed every Governor the iuo
ment he refuses to do all the dirty work
of the Slave Power, and that will renicve
; It. J. Walker, because of his refusal to
i damn himself with endorsing the Oxford
swindle. And yet, after Walker has
been killed for his one act of simple jus
tice, the Free Kansas Buchanan men will
• continue to shout, great is the service
. done to Freedom by the parly. Such
servility is simply contemptible.
The rk'flions.
The official majority pf Gov. Chase, in
Ohio, is 1503.
The vote in Minnesota leaves matters
.jn doubt yet, with Ramsey, Republican,
1 GSS ahead of Sibley, the Democratic cau
! didate. Great efforts will be made by the
. j friends of t}ie latter to manufacture su(£-
cionf jnajoritics in the backwoods qouu
i t}PS to overcome this.
Jn lowa, the official majority of Lowe,
the Republican candidate for Governor, is
2338. The Republican majority in the
State Senate is 8; in the Rouse 10.
The elections came off on Tuesday,
Nov. 3, in the States of New York, Mas
sachusetts, Maryland, Wisconsin and
Louisiana.
In New York, the Republican State
ticket is defeated by from 10,000 to
115,000 majority, while we have a small
majority in the Legislature. Seven of
the twelve Judges of the Supreme Court
elected arc Republicans; among them
Martin Grover, of the Allegany district.
. In Massachusetts there is the greatest
triumph of the year. N. P. Banks,
[against whom there were three leading
candidates, is elected by a plurality ot
[23,703 oyer Gardner, his highest com
jpctitor. The Republicans of Massachu
setts haye crowned themselves with glory
j m tUi campaign. The other candidates
on the Suite ticket with Mr. Banks who
are all elected by majorities of a thousand
or two less than his arc; Eliphalet Trask
of Springfield, Lieutenant-Governor; Oli
! ver Warren of Northampton, Secretary of
■ State; Charles White of Worcester, Au
ditor; Moses Tenny, jr., of Georgetown,
Treasurer; Stephen H. Phillips of Salem,
I Attorney-Geupful in place of extGovernor
1 Clifford. All but oue of the eight Coun
cillors we Republicans. The Senate'
(complete) stands, Republicans, 33;
Democrats, 4; Americans,3. The House
stands 166 Banks, 34 Gardner, and 36
Democrats. Nine districts to hear from.
Wisconsin is said, at latest dates, to
' bare elected Republican Bute officers and
t' Legislature, by from three to five thou
sand majority. We hope the good news
! i is true.
: t In Maryland tug Americans arc suc-
Leessful, with less than usual,
; the majority being about tLi same as that
I 1 given for Fillmore.
r, Louisiana has gone thoroughly Admin*
; istratiou, as was expected.
What is Democracy?
f; The lion. WM. ALIEN, formerly U. 8.
JjSeflato* from Ohio, gives the following
! answer Jo this question. It is eloquent
J and just:
s i "Domocracy is a sentiment not to be
'■( appalled, corrupted or compromised. It
e' knows no baseness, it cowers to no
e ! ger, it oppresses no weakness Fearless,
igenerous and humane, it rebukes the ar
' j rogant, cherishes honor, and sympathises
with the humble. It asks nothing but
a what is right, Destructive only to des
i-!potism, it is the sole consevator of liberty,
1V labor and property. It is the law of na
ture pervading the law of the land. The
i stupid, the selfish and the base in spirit.
! may denounce it as a vulgar thing ; but
s ;in the history of our race, the Democrat
;-! ic principle lias developed and illustrated
, i the highest moral and intellectual attrib
i utes of our nature. Yes, that is a nobie,
7 j magnanimous, and sublime sentiment,
" which expands our affections, enlarges
s | the circle of our sympathies, and elevates
J - the sqr,! of man, untjl claiming an cquai-
with the best, herejeets, as unworthy
juf his dignity, any political Immunities
' over the iiuuiblost of his followers."
r ; We cut the above from a late Clin
ton Democrat. We have published this
I noble definition of Democracy several
"j times before, but it is so refreshing to re
b i call sqch sentiments as compared with the
; Dred Scott decision Democracy, that we
cannot publish it too often.
The Democrat must presume on the
*! dullness of its readers, or it would not give
•them this description of genuine Democ
racy, while it defends and supports the
Democracy which sustains such doctrines
"las the following. The Democrat goes
" i hand in hand with the following papers
1 land their sentiments :
I WHITE SLAVERY.— The Richmond
* i Enquirer, a leadiug Buchanan paper in
- Virginia, uses the following language:
"Until recently, the defense of slavery
has labored under great difficulties, be
; oause iu apologists ( for they were merely
b j apologists) took half-way grounds. They
l j Confined the defense of slavery U mere
, negro slavery, thereby giving up the priu
_ ciple, admitting other forms of slavery to
. be wrong.
"The lino of defence, however, is now
' changed, The south uow maintains that
J slavery is right, natural and necessary,
l and does not depend upon the difference
s j of complexion. The laws of the slave
! states justify the holding of white men in
bondage."
i Again a loading South Carolina Bu
r' | chanau paper says :
J "Slavery is the natural and normal
|condition of the laboring man, whether
: white or black. The great evil of nortli
;cm free society is, that it is burdened
with a servile class of mechanics and la
borers, unfit for self government, and yet
clothed with the attributes and powers of
5 pitijens. Master and slave is a relation
in society as natural and necessary as that
of parent and ehijd; and the northern
states will yet havp to introduce it.
"j "We repent, theq. that policy and liu
" manity alike forbid the extension of the
- 1 evils of free society to new people and
looming generations,
"T\yo opposite and conflicting forms of
j society cannot, among civilized men, eo
", exist and endure, 'i he one must give
M way and cease tp exisL the other become
j universal. If free society be unnatural,
'immoral, unghristian, it must fall, and
give way to a slave society—a system old
as the \yorld, universal as man."
j The Muauqgpe (Ala.) Herald x another
I yaliant Buchanan organ says :
i, "Free society Iwe sicken at the name.
, I What is it but a conglomeration of greasy
'mechanics, filthy operatives, |small-tixted
,| farmers, and mpon-struck thenvists? All
i the northern a'id especially the No\y Ri'S
land states are deyuid of society fitted for
i well-bred gentlemen. The prevailing
class one meets with is that of mechanics
'struggling to he genteel, and small i'arm
'jers who do their o*u drudgery, aqd yet
who are hardly fit for assoeiatton with a
:; southern gentleman's body servant. This
is your free society which the northern j
j hordes are endeavoring to extend into
; Kansas."
!
i The Richmond (Ya.) Examiner, an
other Buchanan paper, uses the following
. language:
"We have got to hating everything'
with the prefix free, from free negroes!
idown and up through the whole cata
logue—free farms, free labor, free society,
| free will, tree thinking, free children, and t
' tree school—all belonging to the same
'brood of damnable isms. Rut the worst!
:of all abominations is the modern system
of free schools, which has been the'eause
aqd pruUfio sciurce of the infidelity and
• treasons that have turned her cities into
j Sodoins and Gomorrahs, and her land in-!
the nestling places of howling Bedlam- ■
itcs. We abominate tho system because 1
the schools are free."
m e ■ .+
THE GreensLurg (Pa.) Herald informs ,
us that Mr. J.NO. H. HOOPES, Assistant
Editor of that paper, lias been obliged to
1 retire for A SMI#CC from the ohair editorial,
■ on account of a severe spinal and neural
i gic affection, wliich jhas paralyzed his
lower limb? to such an extent that Jy? can
- scarcely walk. His physician rccom
, mends rest —both bodily and mentally—
-11 and he has tronc ho ne to the country,
j where be is at present confined to his
■' room. Ilis health, otherwise, is good, anci
j he still hopes to be able to favor the read
ers of the IleraU with an occasional ar
tielo on subjects of general intelligence.
0 0 •"-*
Honors to ralltors.
r
We uotice that quite a number of the
! editorial fraternity in Pennsylvania hav<
i been chosen for various positions of trust
1 and responsibility, at the lute election.
G. Nelson* SMITH, of the Johns tow R
4 Echo, is re-elected to the Assembly from
" Cambria, as is also JOHN HODCCOX, ol
". the Jefferson ian. from Chester county:
1 ' also, J. HERON FOSTER, of the Pittsburg
" j Di-pat'b ; Col. A. K. MOFLURF., formerly
'; of the Clianibersburg Rejv>*itory~ —the
latter beats SANSOM, of the Fulton Dcmo
!rrat; C. P. KAMSDELL, of the Venango
Citizm , and G. P. SHAW, of the Neiv
( cattle Gazettej and R.J, IJALDKMAX, O*
| the llarrisburg l\ttri<>t arid Pnvm, was
defeated by only twelve votes in the Dau
phin and Lebanon district, by JAMES 11.
'' llUTllERPOUl), Rep. There will be at
' least seven editors in the House thi>
winter.
K. J. Iv EF.NAN, of the GrectiJmrg
' Democrat, is elected Register and Record
i eref Westmoreland county, and Col, T- B.
SKANTOIIT, of the Genius of Liberty,
Prothonotarv of I'ayeite county. F- B.
"i IlyouK, Esq.. of the Norristown Watch
- man. ha* been chosen Clerk of the acve
; ral courts of Montgomery county. J. C.
j IIAYS, of the Crawford Journal, u elecL
led Treasurer of that county; and
' j COCHRAN, of the Venango Sjiectator, is
: , elected Prothonotarv of that county.
The Governor elect, and HON. JAMES
; .THOMPSON, Supreme Judge, arc also
. printers. So also are both the Senator?
lat present frojn our State in the 17uited
I States Senate.
Truly, the printers in Pennsylvania are
'jeettinsr their well-earned reward.—Our
:
turn may yet come.
FROM KANSAS—'iIIF NEW CON
{\ STITFTION.
ST. LOUIS, NOV. 5, 1857.
j A letter in the Democrat , dated Lo
couipton, Nov. 2, says that Walker had
• left there a few days befure, and his des
tination was thought to be Washington.
': It is stated that Walker's object in sta
-1 jtioning the troops at Lecompton was not
■j exactly to protect the Convention, nor to
> watch and be prepared for any action h's
! Pro-Slavery enemies might make against
: him, tut because the Legislature, having
a large Free State majority, wilt probably
, repeal the obnoxious laws and depose the
| office-holders; in which case a repetition
■ 'of the bloody scent's in the early history
|of ike Territory is apprehended. The
| Constitution will be submitted to the
; people with a Slavery clause which will
• be objectionable to the Free-State men
and too moderate for the Pro-Slavery
ultraists.
! _ .. u
CO IN II AIIB CFLINTLY.
'; TII ANKSOI VINC S EUMON . —We are re
quested to nnn'ouncc that the Rev. C. M.
BLAKE will preach at the Presbyterian
Church, in this village, at 10J o'clock A.
M. on Thursday, 26th inst., (Thanksgiv
ing ) cordial invitation is extended
, to all to participate.
POTTER CO. —The body of Gabriel
llarnes, of Oswego township, was found
, in the woods on the oOth ult., altera lung
and protracted search. From the appear
ances it was thought he had been killed
by the accidental discharge of the gun
while loading it.— Pittsburg Dispatch.
i 4. here \ s one very unwarranted error
in the above item, which we desire to oor
reet. In our account of the matter, wc
gave no reason to suppose that Mr. Barges
was "killed by the accidental discharge
Igf (he gup while loading it." On the
contruiy, \v*e gave the only plausible i?i-
I ference of the cause of his death as there
were no external evidences of a violent
. death,—that being a chilling ol the blood
from \yading the creek— o stray o, not
Oswego—apd exhaustion from Lard trav
eling.
j m i
j The Cvsmojjolitan Art Jovrnal, tor
the Quarter ending Nov. Ist, is received,
jlt is enlarged some 25 pages, and con
tains a catalogue of the premiums to be
awarded at the fourth annual drawing of
' tiie Cosmopolitan Art Association, besides
a large quantity of Art literature and
news. We copy the following item as an
' act of justice to the Managers, and that l
our readers may be fully informed in re
gard to the national claims of the Asso
ciation :
" £S£"*THE Potter Journal says of the
Association and its anuuai engravings :
| ' The enterprise is a laudable one, and a
I uatiounl one, though we regret to see the man
agers ot it sending t.o England lo have their,
J engravings made. Can they not be as well;
! done by our own ; rtisLs? Try it next tioie
Messrs. Managers. Let American genius hare i
precedence in all things, and you w ill be I
doubly deserving of the support of American |
Art lovers.'
" The Journal editor will bo plvteed to '
i- learn that cur next year's engravings
-5J 4 Shake Hands' —will "be from American
Q bauds, a3 also HIT the piatcs in this num
ber of our Quarterly. The necessities of
the Association, heretofore, have compel
~ led the Directory to go abroad for its an
nual engraving; taking from eighteen to
8 , thirty months to prepare a huge, first,
j class steel plate. American engravers had
to have that time to execute the Associa.
! tion's commission. This is the reason of
that ' sending to EnghmJ/ This num.
ber of our Quarterly is an earnest of the
Association's patronage of home lmul s> "
| Are you going to give u9 u chance thi*
year, Messrs. Managers?
it' On a u lit <jh. —The Alleghany river
| has got on another spree—and was "high,
i) or' on Tuesday morning last than ever
n before known—even by the very oldest
lf ' inhabitants. The bridge at the foot of
i Main street, in this Village, gave
y t,lc pressure of the times, and gallantly
e; wheeled around to the side of the stream
where a large portion of it remains, Tl.£
farmers along the river, are. we presume,
f ready fo believe in the anti-irrigation,
s system, especially at a season when a kind
- Providence has dealt thera so bountifully
i.! of rain. Many farms IU this and Me,
Kean Ceuuty we presume, present quite
aqueous discs. We have not learned
2 what effect the recent heavy rains have
- had on the Sinnamaltouiug and otlier
'• Putter county streams; but presume it
'' has been similur to the effect on the Al
j loghany.
. i Wednesday noon. —The river is falling
.' pretty fast, in consequence of a
•; frubt inst night. There is now a prusprct
of a few days'pleasant weather. Hope
so —we have not seen much this season
HURLEY'S ISAKSAPAIULLA.—For all
J diseases of the blood, nothing has vet been
. i found to compare with it. It cleanse*
! the system of all impurities, acts gently
| and efficiently on the liver and kidneys,
? strengthens the digestion, gives tout to
i' the stomach, makes the skin clear and
healthy, and restores the constitution, en
feebled by disease, or broken dowu hv
- the excesses of youth, to its pristine vigor
land strength. Every prudent person
| should use a few bottles, particularly du
ring the spring and summer month?.—
;! Wihninglon Sun.
Papcs* 7ii cut) and Specie.
The Boston Transcript furnishes this
. information :
L i
j | In comparing the paper of this country
<' with that of Great Britain, we find a total
i in the I'nited Ftates of BIBO.UUO.GOU
i Bank notes, resting on a basis of 8139.-
; \ 000,000 of specie, (of which 859.000,000.
.'is in public stoukn. and §22,000,000 in
i j gold in the sub-Treasury.V lo Grc.ai
,-! Britain there arc 8184,000,000 of Rank
notes, voting on a basis of 8114,000,000
. I (>f which 872,000,000 is in specie, and
!. 827,000.000 in public stocks.)
PI io C i 1A TIO N .
fPtVSSYLVASiA, SS:
I In the name and ly the authority of the Common
wealth of t'ennxj/Srania, JA M I-.'S J'O LLOCJC,
Governor of the said Commonwealth :
A PROCLAMATION.
Fellow Citir.eßs :—To ruder tr Almighty
■; God, who control* the destinies of nations and
men, the homcge ol' devout gratitude and
praise for hi? goodiicsg and mercy, ip the p
--1 propriate and soUnni duty of a frto and high];,
i'avort-d people. As tne Giver of every good
, and pcrU rt gift, we should ever recogniie Hi*
■ j providence; and although adversity may
■ throw its dark shadow? across our pathway,
; yet we should be assured of this that "th
j Judge of all the earth will do right.'*
I>urin;- the past year the bounties cf a kind
I Providence have not been withheld from our
1 Commonwealth Our free institutions have
..•been preserved, and our right? and privileges,
civil and religious, enjoyed and maintained.
, The arts and sciences, and the great interests
' of education, morality and religion, hase
i claimed the attention and recchcd the en
couraguuent of an intelligent and liberal
people. Honorable industry in its varied de
partments has brcn rewarded , and although
• recent and severelinancial revulsion hasfilled
with gloom, sorrow and distress, the heart*
and hpmesof jnanr of our citizens, yet no fear
, of famine, no dread of impending public or
social calamity, n.ingles with our emutiocs 9f
grjititude for pact blessings, or weakens our
' trust lor the future, iu the providence of H.
who \roynds but to heal, and "whose merer
endureth forever.*' A plenteous harvest ha*
' crowned the Ll,or of the husbandman —p.tuce
with its gentle and resuming influences, sal
uuwopttd ht.'.l.p w U'u its benefits and mercies,
1 have been vouchsafed to us.
In a knowlcdgment of these manifold ble.'-
ings, we should ofl'cr unto God thanksgiving
and pay our vows ur.to the most High; and
ca'i upon ll.in "in the day of trouble; He will
! deli "er thre, and ihou Fhalt glorify Him."-
Under the solemn ronvigtiop pf tii* pm
' pricty of this duty, ai d in conformity with
. established custoxo and the wishe* of rnatj
good citizens, I. JAMES POLLOCK, Governor of
' UieContmorwealth of Pennsylvania, do hereby
recommend TRUI'SHAY, THE TMKNTI
- SIXTII DAY OF NOVEMBER NEXT, a *
dayofgeneral thanksgiving and praise tbrougl
ou't thi? v?tate, and earnestly request the peo
ple that abstaining from their usual nrurn
' tions and all wordly pursuits, they asscmblt
on that day according to their religion* cue
toms.and unite inofl'eriug thanks to Almighty
God for his past goortnc>s and mercies; acd
< while humbly acknowledging our transgre#-
! sions, and imploring His forgiveness, bcsech
' Ilim. with sincere and earnest desire, to re
turn and visit us again with Hi* loving-kind
ness, make us worthy of His bounties,
continue to us the ncii blessings of liis provi
dence and grace.
Given under ray band and the Great Seal of
the State at llarrisburg, this nineteenth
j day of October, io the year of our Lord
L. 8. on'e thousand eight hundred and fifty
' w- 1 seven, and of the Commonwealth tha
eighty-second.
Bv the Governor.
JOB* M. SctLrvx*,
Peyrrty fie+rrtery fk* Ce wvemzwffl

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