Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, March 23, 1855, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated March 23, 1855 Page 2
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THE BEDFORD GAZETTE. Redford, -larcS* 23, 1835* 6. W. Eov/man, Editor and Proprietor- j [CrSACRAJIENT.—The Sacrament of The Lord's Supper will be administered in the Presbyterian j Church of Bedford on next Sabbath. Preaching oh Friday evening, and Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev. Mr. STEVENSON, of Johnstown, an eminent i Divide, will assist Mr. DAVIS in the solemn services. The public are affectionately invited to attend.— ' Comfortable seats will be shewn to all who are not members of the church. FIRST OR APRlL. —Subscribers who contemplate . changing their places of residence on the first oi A pril, are requested to give us early notice oi their r<- ; inovaf. that we may know where and how to lyrwaid their papers alter.that date. ITT" The " Bounty Land Law," and an Act now before the Pennsylvania Legislature to "Repeal the Tavern License Law," will be found o:: tie first page. An amendment making this Bill entirely pro hibitory in its character was vote f down a lew days since—yeas 25, nays 05 —20 dodging! CGr" An article on the subject of "Going into Mourning,"' on the first page, 1- worthy ■' carotid pe lusal. It presents a Life Picture of the times. [Gr"Tlif "Bedford Rifl fStt'B'' paraded on j last Saturday and were regularly organized I y Bri gade Inspector EVANS, who addressed the company in a brief, but neat and appropriate speech. Tiwy lookeii welt, marched well, and fired well. Tii j company was hand-omely entertained at the hone ot Maj. TVASA.NIAF .U. who, for many years, WAS Bri gade Inspector ot Bedford county. ff7"SAi> The bou-e of Michael Keller, in Rye township, Perry county, war destroyed by fire or: Friday night a-week, and three of bis children perish ed in the flarnes. CTF"The bill repealing tlie li -ense laws of the State passed the House finally, on Fr day las!, by vote oi 47 to itu. There were 23 absentees. LARGE FIRE —Loss sooo, Htm THE ,tb inst-. a large fire occurred at Weston, Mo., destroying two blocks on Dye and Market streets, in the business part ot tire city. The merchants are heavy sufferers. The loss is estimated at $(500,00 C. Ihe amount ul insurance is not stated. d7~Lorts-lANA. It is said that there tuo at the present time three hundred ami ten candidates lor 1 Governor and Lieut. Governor in Louisiana. (jyThe Know-Nothings were badly beaten at the election in Salem, .\. .)., on Tuesday iast. (L/"A new secret political association has been or ganized at Albany, calling themselves ''Rabbits."— Its character is not divulged. OLyKnow-Nothingism is below par in Arkansas. The Legislature of that State has passed resolutions denouncing the Order, by a vote ot 'JI to (>. l)?ath of the tzar Nicholas. By the Africa, which arrived at Halifax 17th inst. we have the important announcement o! the death ol Nicholas, Czar of Russia. This intelligence was communicated To the House ol Peers by Lord >' b-ar endon on March 2d. It came from two points—Ber lin and the Hague—and in both instances wa- tele graphed by the British resident ministers at the city. Lord Pal rue rs ton made a similar statement, o.i the same evening, in the House of Commons. i here seems to be no doubt of the correctness of the report. The Emperor had been suffering from an attack ol in fluenza, but his death was occasioned by pulmonary apoplexy. Nicholas 1., Paulovitch, will be-a ceed ed by the crown prince, Alexander, who is thirty seven years of age. He at present commands the Imperial Guatdsor the army, and is stationedut War saw, as chief of that division. The late F.mperor was a man of daring anil un equalled ambition, of great powers ol endurance both mental and physical, capable ot planning vast enter prises, and gifted with those qualities of mind which enabled him to grasp the necessities as well as the outlines of all fcis schemes. His bold, resolute bear ing, combined with the serious, religious element of his character,made him almo.-t a god with the Russian people, who are superstitmusly inclined, and wed ded to the Greek Church as firmly as they are to the Russian Emperor. In the early part ot his reign Nicholas laid his iron hand with terrible severity up on a budding rebellion against his authority. One bloody, remorseless sacrifice was enough. It exhib ited the character of the man to his people; ami those who loved him not, at least flesi-ted from any furth er machinations against his authority. The one main object that, tike a star, led Nicholas all his hie-long iournev, was the glory and renown of his Empire.— For that he lived, labored, and fought fierce battles, both on.the field and in the Councils of Nation-. With him Russia was all. He hd dwelt upon the past with all a student's love, with all a warrior's stern delight, and what his anre-tors had begun be deteimined to carry forward. This promise iia- been kept faithfully, and in the midst ot a war partly na tional, fully religious; but still intended to strength en Russian influence in Europe, death cFo-ed ins e vehtful career. W hat effect the death of Nicholas will have upon the present conflict cannot be even surmised at tin earlv day. It is said that in Europe the peace party are -anguine that it will lie followed by a cessation of hostilities and permanent peace. But that is mere conjecture. Alexander wa- not only deeply attach ed to his lather as a son, but as a statesman he plac ed the most unbounded confidence in the purity ol his mot ives, the comprehensiveness of his plans, and the fidelity of his patriotism. He knew the secrcl springs and motives which actuated the late Emper or, familiar with all bis plans for the future, and hence w ill not rudely be driven fioru TEat "course which commanded the confidence of his father when living. Beside'-, an abandonment of the c i pu'gp, immediately at the death of the Emperor, would l> a reflection on his conduct not likely to receive t lit sanction of the crown Prince. Like Ids father, A1 exander has now a lii-torica! character to su-tuin.— The glory anil renown of Russia is committed to hi? care. The war commenced by tbe late Czar is r.oi without a great leading idea. Wilh that idea Alex ander i familiar. To it he no doubt gave rns assent and hence any peace to meet Ins concurrence wil have to bring with it the darling objects of Rus-iar ambition. In this light we view the death'of Nicho las. It does not, to our mind, increase the chances o peace, though it may produce a material change ii European policy on the port of the Allies— Arfru*. The rumored death of the Czar is doubted by sev eral ofour coterrporaries. but is generally believed a: Washington. Alexander I!., his oldest son, succeed. . to the throne. SPRING ELECTIONS. Know Nothing organization clain 1o have carried a majority of the Townships it Bedford county at the elections on fust Friday and we presume the statement is true. VV< feel no interest in making an examination a: to how the matter was done. VVeproLnblv have a Key to all these Know Nothing Victo ries in the following paragraph from the perry Freeman, which we find in the Piiiladelphir News of Monday last : "This is a strange world we live in. Strang things an- coming to pass. PATRIOTISM ant STATESMANSHIP are ignored." election in New Hampshire on la?' Tuesday, week, resulted in the election ot tin entire Know Nothing Ticket by a majority o about four thousand. The Democratic Pait\ had to contend single-handed against a fusior of all opposing elements, whig?, freesoilers, abo litionists, know-nothings, &c. *Vc. so that thi result does not seem to astonish anv bod v. Tht onlv surprize is that the majority was r.ot tnuct larger. jjyThe VViikesharre Farmer, a Know No thing paper, in criticising the conduct of thi present Legislature on the U. S. Senator ques tion, says : "If this is a natural result of secret Know NotLingism, we advise our friends to be don• with it." Biiis Approved by the Governor. The following bills signed by the Governor, were presented in a message to theSenateon the 17th inst: A supplement to the charter of the Thomas iron I company, approved April 1, 1951. A supplement to an act, entitled an act to authorize , 1 the Governor to incorporate tbe Chester railroad com- . pany, passed the IStb day of February, 1831* An act to authorize liiifgway township, in Elk . county, to purchase a bridge over the Clarion river, | and levy an additional tax to pay for the same. I ! An act to incorporate the trustees of the Wagner . free institute of science. i . A supplement to an act, entitled ail act for the re- j j lief of Jas. and Wm. Ration and Win. Wharton, of i Turbt'tt township, Juniata coupty; incorporting the j i ! Building Association fire insurance company ofPbiia- \ ; i deipbla, et cetera, approved the Ist day ot May, ! | j 18.32. .... j , An act extending the jurisdiction of the courts of i i this Commonwealth m cases of divorce. Supplement to the act. entitled an act to incorpo- | i ate the South Mountain raiiroad company, approved the sth day of May, 1834. An act relating to the election of constables in the ! borough ot Gettysburg, in tbe comity ot Adam-. An act to incorporate the Philadelphia and Norris- i town telegraph company. j | An act relative to the several cotuts of Jefferson | , county. I ' A s'ipplement to tbe act laying a fax on dogs in cer- ! 1 tain townships in tbe county ol Chester. An act authorizing the incorporation of the Allen- . town Bank. An act extending to East Earl township, Lanras- j ter county, the provisions of the 13th section ot an j act relative to the elections of as essors and consta bles in Salisbury and Carnarvon townships, in said j county, approved April 10. iSSI. i An act appropriating SSO.CQO for the continuation i of the new work on the Allegheny Portage railroad. | HONOR WELL fltsin'-rra.— the Chief Justice of I Pennsylvania, Hon. ELLIS LEWIS, received at the | commencement of Jefferson College, on Saturday last, j the degree of Doctor of Laws. The learned Judge is i , most worthy of an LL.D. ; , | THE PEACH CROC AT THE WEST. —The Cleave j land Heiald savs "we have serious fears the peaches ; i have been injured by the unpiuulbj? d severity ol the weather. A luiit grower in Ea-t Cleveland reports - his peaches killed upon eleven streets on twelve ex | amined. In the city from a slight examination, we ; j think enough fruit buds are alive to secure a fair | yield, but an unusual amount of the wood is killed, j j even blanches of two years' growth. An extensive horticulfurali-t on the West ,-ide thinks peaches are " safe, and should we have no ice storm, it i- to be j hoped that The cold thus far has merely thinned out , the crop, not destroyed it." A Party cl Vitality. Our fi iends behold clearly now what many of them saw but darkly belbre. Except the Democratic party, there is no public political organization in Michigan of any vitality. —De- ; trait Advertiser. Such is the confession of the Detroit Adver | User (Whig) in an article concerning the recent . chatter election in Detroit, at which the Demo • i ctatic ticket was elected over a "fusion" of all j ' other political elements. The admission of the 1 Advertiser that "except th- Democratic party, j . there is no public political organization in Mich- j ' igan of any vitality," is equally true in its ap- j • plication to most of the other states of the Union, j i The Whig party ex'sts in fragmentary sec . j tions in some parts of the country, but it is so j - | hopelessly distracted, and in different States j ' | holds to such diverse views, and is to such an i ' j extent, merged in other organizations and isms, ; I that it cannot be said to have any "vitality." J i | There has been during the last six or eight -! months an attempt to tbrm a new party, under ; 1 j the cognomen of "Republican," based on the j j i anli-slaverv element, and composed ofthe Whigs, j l ! the Abolitionists, and such Democrats as could j i ! be seduced into " fusion," but we hardly think j " j it can be said to have " any vitality" now, al- ; j j though it showed some signs of Lie during the _ j fall campaign. e j The Know-Nothings constitute the only party ■ ! except the Democratic, which can now be said ' e lo be really "alive and kicking." But theirs is n | a sort of spasmodic "vitality," which has no cle- i g i ment of life to sustain it permanently, and which, - i how* ver lively and active it may be for a time, j *' j must with no great delay expire. e j The Democratic party lias the vitality' of full i • j developed, vigorous manhood. It rests upon e j principles sound and enduring, and embracing j the whole country in their scope. It can ral _l ly its followers throughout the length and - i breadth of the land, animated by a common pur- j j pose, and co-operating ki support of doctrines j j ■ equally cherished by all. The Detroit paper- j v i speak with great truth and discernment in de- ' n ! nominating it the only "public political organ- i '* izatiun of anv vitality."— Albany Argus. —' - i OUTRAGE Crox AN AMERICAN C ITIZEN AT' j 1 HAVANA. —The Havana correspondent of the •t j Charleston Standard, under date ol the sth in stant, writes : *' "Another outrage occurred only yesterday. " A gentleman by the name of Josselyn, who, I „! understand* was a native of New York city, e and who received a portion of his medical niu -1 cation in that city, has been h re for the last six ~I or eight years, and occasionally practising bis >t j profession as a physician. He married a weai ;- j thy lady, a native of the island, some three or T > lour years ago, and his life since that time has been comparatively quiet and retired He was known as a most peaceable and inoffensive man, Ai l and was never suspected, that I could learn, ol n being engaged in anv of the attempts at revolu tion which are so much talked about, and about which everybody knows so little. But in some ,r way he became obnoxious to (heauthorities, and it is supposed he has been watched for a consid erable length of lime. Yesterday morning he received some insolence horn a straggler from one of the captain general's most respectable body of troops. A quarrel was the result, which ett- I ded in the man with the musket having the \\>ap ' | on wrenched from his hands, and himself spraw ' j led upon the plaza, where the rencontre took j place. In about an hour afterwards his house • v | was entered with the least possible ceremony bv ' j a dozen or more of such wretches as tiit' onp Sit* ; j had just used so roughly, a pair of irons put upon a his hands, and himself walked off to the Moro. i A double-barrel shot gun and a revolver, which '* j were found on the premises, were taken along ' i with him; but whether these will be sufficient j to convict film ofa conspiracy against the gov ., i eminent, lam unable to say. Perhaps Concha, it , under whose authority the arrest was made, could give a more certain answer." ~ n Applications jor Bounty Lund Warrants.— ._ It is stated that already some fifteen hundred e applications have been made for bounty lands under the law passed by Congress only a week p ago. On Monday three hundred and fifty such applications were received. The Star says : It is estimated at the Pension Bureau that 5 ~ about 301),000 such applications will be made ie under the Jaw, requiring 32,000,000 of acres 5 ~ to satisfy them. The amendments made in the bill by the House, reduced the quantity of lands - to le taken up under it from more than 100,- ie j 000,000 acres to about the quantity we name 1 above. From tbe Philadelphia Argus. tiii; Biirnsn misjstry. The news bv th< Pacific announces another Ministerial crisis in England. Tbe Palmerston composite ministry has dissolved. Four of the principal members, Mr. Gladstone, Sir James Graham, Mr. Sidney Herbert, and Mr, Card well, have seceded. The reasons assigned for this step on the part of the late Ministers is the adoption of .Mr. Roebuck's motion For a Commit tee of Inquiry into the management of war.— The notice of tbis committee was the burnt! that exploded under Lord Derby and bis Ministry, and now its selection has bjowti at least four of the new Ministry out of their seats. It was supposed that a reconstruction ot the Ministry would have satisfied Mr. Roebuck and the par ty he represents, but Lord Palmerston had ! scarce announced his assistants, when it became j apparent that there was a settled, determined* ninthly in the house of Commons, the less formidable and determined because it did not burst forth with impatience or vehemence at the very commencement of the new adminis tration of the government. This state of feeling was early appreciated by the new Premier, and he offered to the House of Commons the gov ernment as its committee, and stated that gov ernment, in fact, bad commenced, those very re forms, and had sent nut commissioners, or was sending them, to inquire into all those abuses j which it was alleged existed in the Crimea.— | In this manner the crafty Minister endeavored to lull the storm which lie felt was pent up in the majority of the House of Commons. Hut this movement would not satisfy the progressive party. They clamored for the knife, not plaster and ointment to patch up the old system. The Horse Guard policy was be lieved to be at the bottom of those disasters which have destroyed (he finest army that ever left the shores of England, and inflicted a slain on the nation almost indelible in its effects, and this was the point to which a!! arrows were (lighted. After all the explanations and protestation* of the Premier, .Mr. Roebuck stat ed that he would persevere with his Commit tee: ami nominated an extremely hostile lisf.ev- j identiv constructed for the purpose of getting r,t all til" facts, no matter how hard tie v might tell against the government, or the Derby Min istry. At this juncture, a Cabinet Council was i held to consult with reference to this movement; which pietended mischief if not checked. Three j : of the members held firm to a tacit understand ing, strengthened bv Lord Palmerston's conver | sation and the admitted merits of the case, that! | Mr. Roebuck's motion for an incriminatory in-j qiiirv was to be resisted, lies position appeal-.i to have been contested bv Lord Palmerston, | with the support of the majority in the Cabinet, j Negotiations had been going on with Mr. Roe- j buck, and he had consented to what Ministers | considered a material change in the terms of! this motion ; and instead of a committee corr.po- j I ss-d entire!v of Members presumed to be anxious : fir a conviction, the list consisted of four gen tlemen usually regarded as supporters ol Gov- ; ernment, four opponents of Government, with j three regarded as independent, hut certainly not of a highly Ministerial cast. With the mo j tion thus modified, Lord Palmerston proposed to ; j agree : and from the sequel, it appears, that the ' ! majority of the Cabinet acquiesced to his course. The difference between* the majority and the j three dissentients proved to he irreconcilable, j j and then came the resignation of Mr. Cardwell, j and the selection of persons to till the vacant j Ministerial posts. Who are and who are not Ministers of Eng land isofsmall moment when compared with the question, What does the upheaving of the middling classes, represented by Mr. Roebuck, indicate? This management of the war, or j want of confience in Lord D--rbv, or Lord John Russell, mav he the surface reason. But are i there not deeper causes lying far beneath, whose , ! volcanic fires, long smothered, are now moving ! I the whole political fabric of England 1 Do not ! tiie cheers and sympathy which greet the labors j of Roebuck and b is associates show t hat the De ! mocracv of England are beginning to feel their true strength, and, like an awak'-ned giant, are j eager to meet their foe ? The Derby ministry failed. Then came Palmerston's and that, in less j than two weeks, has lost four of its members, j with a certainty also that, on a division in the j House of Commons, the majority would be ad j verse to the balance. The question now is, What ministry is likely to succeed when these i have failed ? The only possible government ' seems to lie a ministry acting under the d.irec- I tion of tlie House of Commons. In other i words, the people seem determined on acting ! through their immediate representatives in the I more popular branch of tin* legislature, and are j calling upou ministers to reflect their will, rath er than exercise ministerial functions without j accountability to trie country. Whatever may : be the conjectures which these changes' suggest, | one tbir.g is Certain, something more is de manded than any kind of reform yet indicated, | either official or parliamentary. A mere change jof men, either Whig, Tory, or conservative , i j wiil net satisfy the public. ,i Should Lord Palm'Tston's patchwork minis try he defeated on some important measure— which is more than probable—then cornea a dissolution of Parliament, and a new election, • which is, in fact, a bloodless ami partial revolu tion. The whole system and practice of the . aristocracy as exemplified in the history of the • present miserable and disgraceful conduct of the war will be put at issue before tin* people, examined and ciiticised. Can there be a doubt of the people's verdict? If—in the present House of Commons, elected with no reference . to this question of reform— the progressive spir it is strong enough to overleap all the old barri • ers and fasten its fingers around the throat of old systems and abuses, what may not be ex • pec ted of the people when aroused to net inn bv such events as have taken place within a twelve month? Tbe* working classes are already in arms lor bread and the small land-holders whis per vengeance fiorn between their tight clench ed teeth. One Ministry after another passes . i before them like a picture, and still they are not , j satisfied. They have some how or other got , ! an idea that the institutions under which they j li*e require some invigorating renovation, some j principle which will bring them nearer to the | people, and this forms a staple ingredient in ail i their hopes. It is because Mr. Roebuck repre , seiits. to some fixtent, that leading thought in ' the House of Commons, that he is the idol of : the English middle classes at the present time. The distant future i pregnant with mighty re sults for England. Peace may be conquered or ' j won by diplomacy from Russia, but who shall • j still that tide which now swells to overflowing ' j in ten thousands of English hearts when think > j ingand talking of Constitutional liberty? That ■ j is the issue to be met and hetbre which a change 1 ; in the Ministry sinks into insignificance. i The advices by the Africa::, which arc to tbe 3d inst., represent Mr. Roebuck's committee as proceeding vigorously, and as an evidence of the earnestness with which the inquiry is to he pros ecuted, it is stated that on th- Ist ins!., Mr. Roebuck appeared at the Bar of the House of of Lord* with a message from the Commons, cit ing the Duke of New Castle to give evidence before the committee. TUG rKEMBGMV. Bennett, of the N. York -Herald, whose friend- : ship for the Know-Nothing Order was already j announced, in speaking of the Order and the next Presidency, says : "Who knows? Who can tell now whether this mysterious but powerful patty " ill exist in tact so long. Jf may in the interval he broken jup and dispersed. There are some symptoms |of this in this Stale and Massachusetts. Their oaths of submission are too rig!. , their discip line too despotic, long .to hold independent free hot n men together. They must reform thisj feature of their sacred Mysteries., W here a: pledge of honor cannot he relied upon in poli-j lies, vain are tlie restraints of inquisitorial e$- j pionage, spells and tortures. These things will j not.answer. The rebellion at Albany proves; it. Let the Know-Nothings act accordingly, I or abandon at once ail their estimates of the , Presidency." K? "The Legislature of Indiana have adjourn- j ' ed sine 'tin, without being able to elect a 1. S. j Senator, or any of the State officers usually clio- j sen bv that body. ffy-Jn the State Legislature, on Wednesday,! the Senate took up and passed finally, by the constitutional majority of two-thirds, lh>* bill chartering the H in-sdale hank, which was ve toed by Governor Bigler. Cm: Hi;x:um:o and Fifty Dollars for Settimo a Can Dsn's Lt:<;.—Dr. S. came t settle at Bloomfield, a hail a mile north of what j is now called Pi- ty Hill, or Birmingham, hi ISJO, and commenced farming and the practice : of medicine. A year or two afterwards, a neigh- j bor, as he uas called, a man who lived about ; i eight miles off, with whom the Doctor was at variance, called him about tbe middle of a bit- ■ ter winter night, to his house to mend a bro- ' j ken leg. The Doctor was never hack"aid in j ! obeying a professional call; and was under way j ■in shmt order. Arrving at the place, he found j (he patient to he an old gander, who sure enough had a broken leg; so he set out to wo: k, made splints and bandages, put the leg in place at .1 : went home, leaving Mr. Gander a*, comfortable ; ||as could be expected. In due time the owner; ! of the gander was (.'resented with a Li 11 of § 10, j fur surgical services which he refused to pay. Dr. S. sued hint before a justice, and recovered j tlie amount w itls costs. The gander appealed,; j or his owner did for him, the judgement was af j tinned with new costs. The gander took anoth -1 er and last appeal to tlse Supreme Court where the judgment was affirmed with new costs, from ; which tiie court had an execution issued for §lO 1 damages and § I f0 costs of suit which was lev ied on the farm and finally paid, leaving the world j in doubt which was the greatest goose oi the , j two.— Dayton (0.) Empire. There are few thing- which afford n greater p>a ! rare than sitting <!o"n to write a notice of the cde j beared llooflami German Hitters, because we are lul j iy conscious we are conferring a public benefit, and I our heart tells us that by our notices many have been I induced to take these totters, and been re-ened from ; death by dv-pep-ia, liver complaint, is. <-. lor the cure , of which it is certain. It is prepared at d sold only ■ by ]>r C M Jack-on, at the German medicine Store, i No 1-0 Arch street, I'tuladelphia— Seoadvcrtisement. ■ THE 21 £. XIK 2T £. PHILADELPHIA, March, "20.— N0 export demand for Flour. Smui! lots tor home con-umpf son. $9 a ! 9 25. Wheat 121 a 2 25. Rye $1 25.— Corn dull, and selling at 90 cents per bushel. .M ALi kk 2 i; : : | On Tuesday the 20th, at the Lutheran parsonage, j bv the Rev. F. Benedict, Mr. Urn. Mss-cner, and ( Mi.-s busari Ciutz, both of Bedford township. r*. ' f*S.- ; £ .s?c?\ ffrp"s - A tr&t. ■■ _■ ■■■ M -V-V f '* \'}f^ K fkJ; # J & i . / - -" : r 1 Its KB-: In this Borough, very suddenly, on last Fti ilsiy evening, KicitAtti , son of Mr. James it. ! and Marv Hullam, aged 3 years and 3 months. He was a very sprightly and interesting child, I and a favorite with all who knew him. A lew moments before he took sick, the little innocent remarked to his mother, 4 '/ am goi/if right up to Heaven.'" —and, in less than 2-f hours, his unspotted sou! reached that '-happy home." . On the 15th in-t., at the re-iilcnce of her mother, Miss Eliza Baylor, aged 10 years, 1 month, and 10 days. ONIONS. One barrel Seed Onions —j n -t received ! and tor sale by A. B. CRAMER fz Co. Exchange Building. The World's Great Exhibit inn Prize. J\ir.dat Awarded to C. MEYER, For his Two Pianoes, London, October If), 'sl. A jw K C. MEYER, Respectfully informs his friends and the public ge nerally that he has constantly on hand Pianoes equal ' to those tor which he received tlie Prize Medal, in ; London, in 1851. All order- promptly attended to, 1 ani! great caio taken in selecting and [lacking the i same. Ife has received during the last 15 years more Me dals from Franklin Institute than any other maker; also first premium at Boston, and premium at New York and Baltimore. I Wareroom No. 52 South FOURTH street, below . Chestnut street. Philadelphia. ( Marcii 9, 1855—3 m. I' NOTICE. Those friends who have been kind enough to - subscribe towards the purchase of a Parsonage r in connection with the Presbyterian Church of I Bedford, are respectfully requested tu pay the r amount of their subscription to the subscriber, • at an eariv date, as the Ist of April is rapidly t approaching, when the property, which has • been secured, must be paid for. THOS. K. DAVIS. Bedford, Feb.-3, 1855. Notice of Inqnir-iUion. Whereas ABRAHAMSPARKS, lab' of west Providence Township, Bedford cr>uutv,<b<- us ed, died seized of the following Real Estate, viz: The Mansion Pine, containing three hun dred acres, morf or l, sit outin paid town ship, adjoining lands of Mathew M. Peebles ami others, and lying on both .sides of the Chambers- : burg and Bedford turnpike road. Also another Tract of Land containing one hundred aru! seventy eight acres, more or less, a ' joining lauds ol Mathew M. Peebles, Isaac Meixeli, Daniel Sparks, and others, situate in said township. Also, ore other Tract, containing one hun dred and filly three acrrs, adjoining lands of Henry Richey, John Reily, John Smith and others, situate in said township. A Iso, one other Tract, purchased from Satr.l. H. Tate's administrators, c •niainiog two hun dred and eleven acres more or less. adjoining Nancy Black, John .Nycum, Jao Rejjey, and others, and situate in Last Providence Town ship. Also,one other Tract adjoining lands of John Nycum, Isaac Lield, and others,containing for ty seven acres, more or less, situate in Last Providence township. Also one other Tract, adjoining Bernard M> ans ami others, containing seventy-five acres j more or i.-ss, and situate in Monr-.e township, j Also, one other Tract, adjoining the Mansion ; Tract, Uriah Hughes and others, and coritain : ing forty-four acres, more or less, and situate in West Providence Township. Also, one other Tract containing four acres more or less, adjoining Jane s ,\lo-> s' heir-, Balt MorgartN heirs, and others, and situate m j West Providence Township. Also, on" other Tract in West Providence Township, containing l wo hundred and twenlv four acres, more or less, and adjoining lands ol George Smouse, Frederick Mooch, W'• trillions, Solomon Hollar, and others. Also a i>t of ground in Bloody Run No. 10. j A Iso, one other Lot in the said low o ol Bloo dy Run No. ! 1. j Leaving the following named heirs and legal I representatives, to wit : | Sarah ks, a lister, residing in Bedford j count v. Hannah, a sifter, intermarried with So j lomon Hollar, residing in Bedford county, Jo i seph Spar ks, a hiothe;*, residing in Bnrean Co. ; Illinois, Marv, a sister, the widow of Boltzer j Mnrgart, deceased, n si ling jri Bedford county, Delilah, a sister, intermarried with f riah Hughes, residing in Bedford county, Rachel, a sister, in' ;•!, arried with Benr.aid, resid ing in Alliens countv, Ohio, Solomon, fpeti i tinner) a brother, residing in Bedford county: and the issue of John, a deceased brother, viz: Sarah Sparks, residing in Rock Island county, Illinois, and Rachel Sparks-. Uriah H. Sparks, Delilah Sparks. William Sparks, Jonas Sparks, and John Sparks, nl! redding in Bedford eonn j tv, and all being minors, at! of whom, except Sarah, have fir their guardian William States. NOTICE is therefore hereby given that, in pursuance o! a Writ of Partition or Valuation to me directed, f will proceed to hold an In- Oiii>ition or valuation on the premises, on Thursday, the l!)th Hay -of April next, when and where all interested mav attend if they see pro- ! )er> „ IlLGii MGCRE. SherifF. ! Sheriff's Office, Bedford, ) March 23, i Sob. j WASHINGTON HOTEL. The subscriber, thankful for the patronage heretofore conferred upon him in the iine of his business, both in the counties of Bedford and Somerset, respect In 11 v begs leave to announce , to his old friends and the travelling public, ge nerally that he has taken a lease of the Wash ington Hotel in the Borough of Bedford, for ma ny years in the ncnipuney of Maj. Samuel Da vis. This Hotel is admirably arranged—is si tuate in the centre of the t nvn—and the cham bers are large and well ventilated. It is the j intention of the undersigned to furnish the house iua handsome manner, and to have it at tended by faithful and accommodating servants. He will spaie no pains to make his table invit- I ing, by supplying it at all turn s with the very I best the market will afford. | Visiters to our celebrated Springs w ill find j this Hotel a delightful Summer resident— w hilst the citizens of the county visiting Bed lord, as well as Travellers and movers, who may favor him with a call, will always receive the most prompt and carefui attention, i Tile best of Stabling is attached to this Hotel, so that those who travel in carriages or on horSe ! hack, can in'accommodated in the best style, i Having devoted a great many years to this ■ business, and being determined to make every effort in his power to keep a first-rate Hotel, i he hopes to merit and receive a liberal support. Boarders will be taken by the week, ; month, or year, on favorable terms. D )MLMC COGK. I Bedford, March 23, 1855. P O & T P © i\ It 35 ZZ X T 2 I PsabSic Saic of TnSuaitle ESeai IHstn!?. Bv virtue of an Order ofthe Orphan's Court j of Bedford county, the undersigned will expose to public sale,.on the premises, on Saturday, the j 17th dav of March next, the following describ ed Tract of 1 IS acres of land, situate in Liberty Tow nship, adj ining lands ol David Stoler and others. This land is limestone of a good quality, lies one ami a half miles from Stonerstown, and ; within about one mile of the Broadtop Railroad. Has erected on it a two story log-house and i kitchen: a good b-ink barn, blacksmith shop, j spring-house, anil other buildings. Also, a fine i apple orchard thereon, with a variety of other I fruit trees. There is also a never-failing spring ij of good water on the premises. Terms, which ■ j are easy, will be made known on the day of ' j sale. DAVID STOLER, . Adm'r ofthe estate of John Stoler, deceased. Feb. IG, IS bo. above property not having been dis j posed of on the day specified, the sale is I postponed until TIESIBI the 17!ll (lav of ! APRIL next, when it will be offered as above, i March 23, 1855. . j NOTICE. f j A!! persons indebted to the estate of Jacob ?' Bittle, late of South Woodberry Township, , I Bedford county, deceased, are requested to make ' I immediate payment: and those having claims a •; gainst said estate will present them properly authenticated for settlement. •JACOB S. BRUMBAUGH, March 23,1855. Administrator. Bedford Hotel. The subscriber respect fully beg* leavet oar> nounce to his old friends and the public gen1 r ! aov, that he hat based the Bediord Hotel K pi-.sent i tjim occupancy of Col. Adam Harn bart. and will take possession on the Ist day i f April next. It is not his design to mate n.'anv profession* as to what he will do, but he p!.. ( i. f /, his word that bis most energetic efforts wilfoj • employed to render comfortable all who iv! him a call. The House will be handsomely fitted up, and none but careful and attentive servants will be engaged. Persons visiting the Bedford Springs, as well as those aiten ( j l!(or Court, and the travelling community general ly, are respectfully invited to gie him a call and judge for themselves. T/" ifoard'Ts taken by the week, month - , or year, on favorable terms. ;lu".\mple and comfortable slabiing j s at tac.'ied to this Hotel, which Mill always lie at tended by a careful hostier. Also, a safe and convenient carriage house. JOHN HAFEB. j March IG, 1855. £*sil>3te Sale. The mi foci will sell, at Public Sale on TUESDAY, the 27th day of MARCH in'. at the Washington Hotel, in the borough of ?le ( ;- ford, tlie following described property, to wit j Four Horses, one Mare with colt, 2 Cows a large quant ity of feather Beds, and Hair, hn-N and Straw Mattrasses: also a large lot of Sfol st.a fs. Blankets, Sheets, Quilts, Comforts, wash Staiids, with howls and pitchers: a large lot 0 f stair and enlrv Carpeting; Oil Cloth, Lookitur Glasses, a set of Parlor Chair*, a large lot of common Chairs, Tallies and Stands, 2 large ten plate Stove*, 3 chamber Stove.,: 1 coal Stove, a large lot of Qoeensware, a lot of ivory handle Knives and Forks, a lot of silver tea and table , Spoons, a large lot of firm linen Sheets, Andi rons, 2 Solas, dining room Tables, 2 Sideboards a lot of' Bar Furniture, and a great variety of | articles in this line too tedious to mention. I TU*Sale to commence at 10 o'clock. Cr'Terms made known on day of sale. Qkf-The sale will be continued from day to day until all is sold, should the sale not close an the day above specified. S. DAVIS. March 1(5, 1855. pi Bute 5E5i The Trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church of Napier township, will sell at public sale, on the premises, all that, their late Cfuirtb building, situate in the Borough of Srheilsbur°, fronting 2!i feet on Wine Street arid 28 feet on Mill street, ttuvsame being a two stoy log budd ing rough-cast, and in good condition—can be usej either for public or private use. T;'ie good and will he made under decree of the 0:- pltun's Court oi Bedford County. Sale will be he'd on Saturday the 31st day oi March, inst. ON TERMS:—Cash. GEO. W. HORN", HENRY GULP, Et al Trustees, St. Feb. !), 1555.—3t. ft SO KKWAkti). Was stolen from the stable of the subscriber in Cumberland Valley Township on the night ofthe hth inst. a dark bav Horse with two white feet, small star in the forehead, (rather long,) one i vp resembling a glass-eye, having mure white than the other: bv close examination a little white will be found on the under lip: his j feet are large; he is a regular trotter. He is full 16 hands high, live years old this spring, and carries up well when rode. The aboue reward will be paid for the horse and thief, or thirty dollars for the horse alune. • Address the subscriber at Bedford, Pa. NICHOLAS BOOR. Feb. 23, 1855. POTLIC SALE OF VALUABLE LiEAOi ESTATE. Bv virtue of an Order ol the Orphans' Court 'of Bedford County, tlie undersigned will cx)ws-.- I to sale, on the premises, on 1 8. ITURDJIY, the 24-/A <foy of .MARCH next, t!;e following described prbpertv situate in East Providance Township, and lying immediately j north of the Turnpike at the foot of Rays Hill, adjoining lands of William Grove, David Ri chey, Adair. Hinish, Jacob Richey and others: containing four hundred and tif' v-one act'■<: ha ving thereon erected a Two Story Log fluu- . ! DouldeL 'g Barn, Wagon Shed, and other out , ' buildings. 1 j Also, on the premises, is an excellent Or chard of choice Fruit, j This property will be sold together or in two i parts to suit purchasers. ' 1 Terms easv, and made known on day ol sae j " WESLEY FISHER, Adm'r ofthe estate of Philip Fisher, deceased. Feb. 23, 1855. ; i NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that Letters | tary have been granted to trie undersigned, IA -1 ecutora of the Last Will and Testament ofHenr) t j Koons, late of Bedford Township, deceased,ll- 1 ' ■ j ai! persons having claims on said Estate are r • i quested to present them for settlement, a: i - ! tliose indebted thereto are hereby required to make immediate payment. l! HENRY KOONS, DAVID KOONS, s: PETER WINEGARNER, 1 | Executors of Henry Koons, <leceasf j . J March 2, 1855. t .nm ! An impre>?ion having started that I intend . 1 ■ Bedford on t)ie Ist of April next, 1 would sta!'' r such is not the case. I still continue in the P rar i ' of Dentistry at my old stand, nearly opl* l -' 1 pi Bedford Hotel, where 1 intend remaining, and w require my professional service* may rely up ol f. ini their operations attended to with and care. . Jiistiee to myself requires me to state that my j vertised terms (INVARIABLY CASH) wii! beMt*j jly adhered to. That there may be no mistake - " j no olfenee given hereafter, I w ill mention that l s erations will he resigned to the hands of Palter.•^ I j' I tit pa'.l for. This will he enforced without " re 'U ? ; lo persons." It need not, however, interfere i" i rase of those who may require operations '" or j-j' liel ol |>ailis, as >nc'n operations, in the rase o, -■ j unable to pay, will, (as heretofore) he perfor - gratis. , j C. N- HICfoU' Bedfoid, March 9, 1555. U NOTICE: - ; Miss R. S. PROCTEIi wH re-open her >*•••--" J | the Lecture-Room ot ihe Presbyterian C Innyy | Monday next, the 19th of March, when she v I happy to receive any new pupils whose patei- J j con fide them to her care. . | March 10, lt>do.

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