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IIjc ittoruiug Post, '.. HARPER, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR. DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET. FOR CANAL COMMISSIONER: i A ft T" kAD ICAM OF MONTGOMERY COCHTT FOR AUDITOR GENERAL: EPHRAIM BANKS, 07 MIFFLIN COCKTY. FOR SURVEYOR GENERAL: .1 . PORTER BRA V LEV, OF CRAWFORD COCKTY. irmocratlc State Central Committee Die members of the Democratic State Central mnttee are respectfully requested to assemble : IcKiBBifri's Merchant' Hotel; 4th near Arch t, Philadelphia, on Mosdav Etiswo, August . 1 ?:.0, at 8 o'clock. JOHN HICKMAN, Ch'mn. ' MOCRATIO COP5TY CONVENTION. The Democratic CoiiMrrrEB or Corresposdehce Allegheny County met pursuant to publie notice, 'ic. Honsc of Major Fickeisen, in the Diamond, -:,urgli,oo the 31st day of July, at 11 o'clock, M . ' ii motion, it was unanimously '. m.'red, That the Democratic citizens of Alle-v County be requested to assemble in Primary . i njs, at the usual hours and places of meeting, several Wards, Boroughs and Townships, on ! , the 24ili day of August neit, for the pur-J i . o8ing for each district two Delegates, '- is lectin CvuveuiioB, at the Court House in fiiy : Pittsburgh, on Wednesday, theSth day . Mi-i, at 11 o'clock, A. M., to place in hoinina-i Candidates for the support of the Party, at the -ling Election. ' i n motion, the Committee adjourned. A. BURKE, Chairman. . BURNETT, Secretary. PITTSBURGH: KPNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 21, 1850 ; ' F"R News by Telkgbafh, ssk hkxt page. Death of Hon. Jesse Miller. j v.ns received yesterday from Harrisburg (inn. Jese Miller, senror editor ol the 7 ir newsp;? jer, died at that place, after a short -. Mr. Miller has been an active politician t 1 1 s State for many years, ard has -always been a n as an uncompromising radical Democrat. He secretary of State under the administration of '. em u man, Governor Shubk, which office he , iiii honor and credit to himself. His loss ' !: deeply deplored by the Democracy ofPenn- The Cotton Factories. c Live already noticed that the "Star '' Fac-:s being enlarged and improved by the new ;- ots ; that all the others are being repaired re-commencement of operations soon. We informed yesterday that some additions are made to the " Hope ' ' Factory. ' ':va- we would like to gain some information aoae point. Whether or not the statements ;.ird to the stoppage made by the Tariff pa-- were published with the advice and consent of MLiprietors. The attempt to make the people ''ve that the mills were stopped on account of ii Utions of foreign goods', is a fraud, and some should be made to answer. If it is not a i i, then the proprietors are insane in preparing - commence, for there is no hope of a modifi--.r. of the Tariff. Small Notes. Mrs day, Wednesday, August 21st, the law i.ust the circulation of small notes goes into ope-Mi in Pennsylvania. As we have published the ' , it is only necessary now to say that the penal. ; r passing notes (except relief notes) after tnj. " is $25 for each offence ; the penalty for a man them holding any office of honor or profit r the Constitution of the State is $100, and that ..ny Corporation or body politic is $500. : t),e law is adhered to rigidly, we will soon have ! and silver in abundance for small transactions; i poor people will not be shaved by the Brokers or throe cents on every dollar they receive and . pay out. The Forrest Divorce Case. e learn from the Philadelphia Ledger that Mr. f-o -it has published bis declaration or complaint e the Judges of the Court of Commoa Pleas in t eity and county, asking a decree of divorce from nc, whom he charges with adultery with seven rent persons, the same whose names figured in former petition to our Legislature. Mr. Forrest ;rs that his statement is true to the best of his .' ledge and belief ; that the said complaint is not o out of levity and by collusion between him her, the said Catharine, and for the mere pur- of being freed and separated from each other, in sincerity and truth for the cause mentioned in ;id libel. : hi: Steubenville Bank has changed its politics, l it we should infer so, from the dray load of -) money" deposited in Bank on Friday evening. !" things happen nowa-days ! Steub. Herald, r "Changed its politics I" It appears then, tiiat iiave "politics," according to this whig edi-We presume he considered the Steubenville - a VThig institution before that "dray load of i money" was received. That is capital 1 De- r; cy and Hard Money go together as naturally Whiggery and Bank Shinplaaters. 'hk P..ELIEF Fcnd. A correspondent asks us how i has been received, in aid of the sufferers by tire in this city, from the cities of New York and -burgh. .We have not heard of a cent from these i-cm any other cities. A praiseworthy attempt made in New York by the German Singing So- rii, to raise something by a concert ; but it was iijjlete failure. All the contributions to the fund i our own citizens, except the donation from a ral house in Manchester, England. Philadelphia -iways so ready to relieve sufferings in New k, Pittsburgh and elsewhere, that our neighbors ;.bly think she is quite able to take care of her I, sufferers, and we are happy to believe they are i. Phii. Bulletin. Perhaps Pittsburgh deserves the wicked blow -ii at it in the above ; but we will say by way of "try tiiat none of oar citizens were aware that . t uriordinary amount or relief was required by 1 niladelphians. We have fires here every month i throw many people out of homes; but the -us are not called npon to contribute to the suf-o except in a very unostentious way. When oelphtans needs aid they will not call pon -ijurgh in vain. Health of Cincinnati. :,e Board of Health of Cincinnati have ceased me reports, in consequence of the cholera epi-c having nearly or quite disappeared from that The cholera appeared there in June, and there .i few cases the last week in that month- The te gives the following statement of the ioter-a biuce that time up to the 14th instant : Cholera. O. D. Total. to July 1,. 20 20 o 245 142 3S8 " " 16, 197 " " 23 .....196 30, 116 ' Aug. 7, 63 14, 23 243 440 229 415 230 246 222 275 124 147 ,,; .1 to this date ....851 J1S0 2031 -t year the total number of deaths of all diss , for a period of seven weeks ending on the 6lh '.(just, was four thousandour hundredand eigh- J.t. . j- Accounts frooi Texas say that the Governor -uing commissions to raise troops to be. in rea- for Santa Fe by the 1st of September. The Mormons in England. Mr. Mackay has written for the London Morning Chronicle, a full and interesting account of the Mormons, a large number of whom are constantly emigrating from England to this country. He says that the Morfrtons boast of having an emigration fund of three and a half tons of California gold. Dr. Mackay saw and mixed much with these enthusiasts in Liverpool. He was introduced to one of their priests who evinced the most friendly feeling, finding that be was the author of a piece of poetry which is in high favor amongst the sect. It seems that during the last ten years, the emigration of Mormons from England has beon nearly 14,000, and that during the last year it amounted to 2600 chiefly farmers and mechanics of a superior class, from Lancashire, Yorkshire, Wales, and the southern parts of Scot, land. The growth of Mohammedanism," Dr. Mackay says, "rapid as it was, is not to be compared with the rise and growth af Mormonism." Professor Neander. The funeral of the celebrated Church historian, Neakdee, took place on the 17th of July, in Berlin, Prussia, and was attended by a procession of g reat length. As it marched through a route two miles long, the sides of the streets, and the doors and windows were filled by an immense concourse of spectators. The hearse was surrounded by students, some of them from Halle, carrying lighted candles, and in advance was borne the Bible and Greek Tea. tament which had ever been used by the deceased. At the grave a choir of young men sang appropriate music All the high officers of the government at tended at the Church to hear the funeral sermon, which was preached by Professor Strauss, for forty- five years on intimate friend of Neahder. " Old Mediciwe." The Cincinnati Enquirer of Saturday last, says: We had the pleasure of taking by the hand Dr. Chamberlin well known as "Old Medicine" who has just returned from California. He looks in better health than when he left here last February a year ago. It will be remembered the Doctor went out as Health Officer of the Boundary Commission, under Colonel Weller. After the Commission was broken up, by the removal of Col. Weller, " Old Medicine ' located at San Francisco, and was returned to the California Senate. He reports that Col. Weller is doing a fine busi-ness at his profession, making a fortune fast. Governor Shannon is also doing well, practising law. Accidekts by Lishthins. The Mt. Vernon Ohio, Banner, of the 14th inst., says : We have heard of several accidents by lightning during the storm on Friday morning last. The stable of Mr. Jennings Crawford, on the Martinsburg road, was struck: and burnt to the ground. Two horses per ished in the flames. A barn in Mount Liberty, we understand, was partly burnt. We did not learn the name of the owner. We have heard, also, that a man was killed near Mansfield, by lightning, the same morning. A Miss Russell, who formerly resided near this place, was also killed by lightning a short time since. The Buritet Hotse, CrircririvATi. The Cin cinnati Gazette, giving statistics of the Burnet House, says, that some estimate of the expendi tures of this house may be had from the follow ing-facts: One ton of ice, at $20 per ton, is consumed daily; forty gallons of milk, do.; one hundred dozen of eggs, do.; Sixteen barrels of flour are used per week, and five hundred pounds of butter in the same time. The gas bill is $ 3,000 per annum. There are one hundred and thirty- five servants, sixty of whom are females. Of these one hundred and thirty-two are Irish and three French cooks. The only daughter and eldest child of Mr, Bancroft, late -United States Minister at the court of St. James, died at Springfield, Massachusetts, on the 9th instant. She was a lovely, interesting young lady of seventeen years, and had been visiting in the family of her uncle, Mr. Bliss, in that town, for some weeks. She was in robust health until within a few days of her death. Ji.u D'EsraiT. A correspondent of the Wash ingtou Union, a member of Congress, furnishes the lollowing pleasant hit at the late protest in the United States Senate : California, let it seem strange as it will, Although with the riches of Ophir invested, Has prov'd quite unable to prevent the first 'bill' 1 bat was drawn in her tavor trom being 'protested,' The liabilities of Suydam, Sage & Co., who recently failed in New York, are ascertained to reach $3,000,000. The assignee is Ferdinand Suydam. He is a creditor for $25,000. and Stephen Whitney for $35,000. Submarine Telesrapb. A late English paper says : " The interesting experiment of establishing a communieation by electric telegraph between Eng land and the continent, is to be tried in the course of the next fortnight. The wires will be laid between Dover and the most projecting part of the op posite coast, near Calais, and the distance thus traversed will be twenty miles and three-quarters. The expense of the experiment will be about JC25,-000; the company by whom it is to be carried out has been constituted in Fans, although it consists chiefly of English shareholders. The number of shares is 5000 upon which XI per share has been paid." An Item for Grexbeards. The True Union, of Baltimore, publishes the following from "an aui thentic source." As it may be of importance to some friends "we wot of," we give it a place : A distinguished General (Twiws) returned from the Mexican war covered with "glory." He had however, two marks of hard service which laurels could not hide as they did Casar's baldness. One was a head as white as wool ; and the other a cutaneous eruption on his forehead. For the latter, he was advised to try a mixture of sulphur, and sugar of lead and rose water... In applying it, some of the mixture moistened the hair on his forehead, and after a while this part of his hair resumed its original color. He then applied the mixture to all his hair, and it became, and is now, of its primitive sandy hue. He communicated the fact to some of bis friends in Washington es. pecially to some ex-members, who are widowers and seeking preferment and it has been found efficacious in every instance. It does not dye the hair, but seems to operate upon the roots, and re store the original color. The recipe is as follows: 1 drachm Lac Sulphur; J drach Sugar of Lead; 4 ounces Rose Water; mix them ; shake the phial on using the mixture, and bathe the hair twice a day for a week, or longer if necessary. Mead. Decidedly one of the best, most pala table, and, we think, most healthful beverages for warm weather, is Sassafrag Mead. It is so very cheap, and may be prepared by any one who will take the trouble to procure the materials. Miss Leslie gives the following recipe for making it: "Mix gradually with two quarts of boilling water, three pounds and a half of good West India molasses, and a quarter of a pound of tartar acid. Stir it well, and when cool, strain into a large jar or pan ; then mix in 8 quarter of an ounce of essence of sassafras. Transfer it to clean bottles (it will fill about half adozen,)cork it tightly and keep it in a cool place. Have ready a box containing about a quarter of a pound of carbonate of soda to use with it. To prepare a glass of it for drinks ing, pour a little of the mead inio a' tumbler, -stir it into a small quantity of soda, and add sufficient ice water to fill the glass give it a stir, and it will immediately foam to the top. The principal materials for this excellent prep aration may be obtained of the druggists. Ger-mantown Telegraph. Eeonomy and the Economics. j Wx. B. Shattuck, the able and intelligent edi tor of the " Columbian and Great West," at Cincinnati, who has recently been traveling through the West and North West, is now writing sketches for his paper of the places and things he saw during his tour. In the last number of the Columbian, under the head of "Ecohomt Ceiiba ct," we find the following description of the vil lage of Economy, in Beaver county, and accounts of the history and habits of the" Ecooomites: Having become tired of the monotony of stern- wheel water boats, we were trotted off in a neat buggy by a roadster, that from an excellent knowledge of the road and his paces, was able to make good time in opposition to the Beaver and Pittsburgh daily packet. After having accomplished half the ten miles, intervening between the " Point and the end of our drive, we came to one of the noblest farms (there is true nobility in combining the perfectiou of Art with the perfec tion of Nature) which we bad ever seen upon the banks of La Belle Riviere. Upon a gently sloping hill was a fine mansion, built of beautiful cut stone, which, although without the lightness and ornament of the villa, when surrounded as it was by flower-bordered sloping terraces and evergreens, by forest trees of luxuriant wildness, and graceful locusts and stately elms, was so far superior to its neighbors, as to deserve a distinctive and more suggestive name than is found in the mere shade and-shelter substantive " house." Farther up the hill were the wheat fields, just then waving in the wind like a golden sea, and the orchards promising an abundance of fruit, and the pastures covered with flocks and herds, and woods running down into dells and up to sunny points, with a pictuesqueness of effect that is often happily taken off upon canvass by Frankenstein the younger. But below was one of the broadest and best of the Ohio's alluvial plains one of dame nature's richest laps, into which she has poured the accomula-ted wealth of a thousand years wealth inexhaustible, deposited in a soil that at the touch of the plow, the germ gives back a hundred fold to the sower, and which is this year luxuriating be neath the growth of a miniature ocean of corn. Persons familiar with the history of Economy, know that the founders of the settlement advocate, or rather defend, one peculiar social and one peculiar unsocial institution. The founders of the society emigrated from Wittemberg, Germany, about the year 1803, and were under the leaders ship and almost entire control of George Rapp. Their property was then indivisible stock, held in common for the common benefit, and in which one person had no greater interest than another. They first purchased six thousand acres of land in Butler county, Pennsylvania, and remained there until 1815, when, thinking they could obtain a more productive soil and found a more important and influential colony farther west, they sold theif original purchase and secured 30,000 acres upon the Wabash river, in Indiana. But after contending not only with those obstacles al ways attending the settlement of any new country, but with malarious fevers, they sold the principal part of their large territory to the celebrated Robert Owen, and unanimously determined to re turn to Pennsylvania. They accordingly pur chased between three and four thousand acres of land, eighteen miles below Pittsburgh, on the Ohio, and gave to their new village the name of F.ponomv. At this time there were in round numbers, seven hundred members of their society, which was soon after increased by the arrival of fifty persons from Frankfort, under the direction of a man calling himself Count Leon. This accession proved a source of great annoyance to many of the old community ; for the Count wished to assume a control in its affairs which the venerable Father Rapp was unwilling to allow. The direction of spiritual and temporary affairs was within a circle whose centre was occupied by Father Rapp, who was firm in the belief that its circumference was not large enough to embrace the mercurial little body of the Count. - We cannot make further mention of their affairs without alluding to the peculiarly unsocial feature of their institutions. They do not deny the force and implied continuance, or the common obligation of the command " increase and multiply," neither as is sometimes asserted, do they excuse themselves from obedience on account of poverty or policy. Celibacy is a part of their religious faith, and although they admit "that it is well to marry," they apply to themselves the apostolic recommendation once given to an unwilling minority of their race under different circumstances, by an undoubtedly wise and good man ; hut who, if we mistake not, was without that experience which gives perfection to knowledge. They profess to believe that they should offer all their love to the Creator, and endeavor to retain but a very Platonic and virtuous friendship for one another. They do not deny that some little strangers do sometimes, though but rarely make them unwelcome visits, (they are at once adopted by all motherly matrons, and exhibited like any other curiosity,) but they do not consider these occasional departures from the usually uniform frigidity of their lives as sufficient cause for the expulsion of the erring parties. If any of their members desire to leave, no obstacles are thrown in their way, but they can make no claim for services, and receive only such donation as the superintendent is disposed to make. . Count Leon wished to substitute matrimony for the selfdenying faith that had been ostensibly observed for more than a quarter of a century, and it is not surprising that he found an active minority among the younger members of the brotherhood and sisterhood, ready to aid in promoting his views. But Father Rapp and'the majority were unyielding, and three hundred of the society seceded from the main body, receiving $105,000 as their donation,' and changed their residence to Philipsburg, opposite Beaver, where they preserved only the communistic principle of their former organization. It was proved that Count Leon was at best a foolish missionary, who squandered the money with which he had been entrusted in endeavoring to transmute the adjacent rocks, and baser metals to gold, and in other pursuits of equal profit. The sudden change from the strict discipline of Economy to perfect freedom, caused a rebound into excesses that disturbed the harmony of the new association, which was soon dissolved, some of the members removing with the Count to Arkansas, some scattering about the country, and others remaining at Philipsburg, where the abundance of broad-faced, flaxen haired urchins sufficiently attest the fidelity with which the newly made woic and Gatten discharged I he duties of their new estate. The raising of silk, and the manufacture of woolen and other goods for sale, once occupied a large share of attention at Economy; but since the secession their factories have been comparatively idle, and their time has been almost exclusively devoted to their excellent and well-tilled farms. ! Except the principal thoroughfare, the grass is growing in the streets, and there is a noonday stillness about the village that is seldom interrupted, but by the creaking of a pump handle, as some linsey-woolsey dame fills her bucket at a corner. There are no babies to squall, no naughty boys to be whipped, no girls to be frocked and bonnetted, and ribboned ; and these believers in a doctrine to which they have made comparatively no converts, are left to labor, to smoke, to wrinkle, to dry up, and die together in the solitude of selfish asceticism. By their industry they have grown rich ; (their property is variously estimated from a half a million to a million invested in real estate, stocks and mortgages,) but as theirexperiments in adop ting Americans have failed, they may either be compelled to send to Germany for a reinforcement, or to allow their association to become extinct with themselves. They are peaceful and orderly, and we can but regret that those who manifest so much shrewdness in the management of their business, should leave no posterity to inherit their estimable qualities. They are Lutherans, and meet regularly for worship, and have certain festivals and anniversaries when they assemble in a large hall to dine, to refresh their memories with reminiscences of their fatherland, and to discuss future plans. Since Mr. Rapp's death, which occurred three years ago, they have a government of eight or nine directors, with power to choose their successors. They have a hotel strictly for the accommodation of strangers, as they refuse to allow them to remain more than two or three days, giving as a reason " that they are getting old and do not wisu to ee aisiuroea oy visuo that money to them is no object, and they desire to spend the remainder of their lives in peace and quietness." We owe many thanks to Mr. Baker, the principal manager, for polite attention during our short visit. News and Miscellaneous Items. VT" The parents of a daughter born on the Fourth of July, and whose former daughters had exhausted the vocabulary of the female names had the 44 baby" named Ann-so Fourth. 3P A sailor named Frankson, on board the U. S. frigate Brandywine, on the 19th of May last, at Montevideo, stabbed his shipmate named Reel, and killed him. A new religious sect bas arisen in Persia, in consequence of the preachings of a man named Bab, who has written a new book to take the place of the Koran. He is said to have already made several thousand proselytes ; and eighteen of these Babbees, as his followers are called, have been publicly be headed by order of the Shah. The editor of the Knoiville Whig says he is for Clay for President, and if he should die, he would go for the man who last talked with him. In want of the substance the shadow will do. W Ugly women rail at beauty, but it accom plishes much. It wins the admiration of all men without an effort. Its most formidable rival is wit. VafT The Boston Post recently advertised for a man with a lantern to find Paine's Hydro Electric Light." The next day a large Irishman appeared with a lantern for the "sitivation." x R. L. Wickliffe, who shot W. P. Gray in Bardstown, Ky., a year ago, has returned and volun tarily gave himself up. He is in prison, and will be tried on Monday. W Sheriff Tucker, of Nichol asville, Ky., was shot in six places on Friday week, by a man whom he was endeavoring to arrest. His wounds are mor tal, and the offender has escaped. B3T Gapt. T. C. Holmes of the steamer Princess, JVo. 3, has been arrested at New Orleans, for having violently kicked, beaten and thrown overboard from his boat, a colored cook named Henry Eddinotoit, who was drowned. VS" A charter has been granted by the Genera Assembly of Rhode Island for a railroad through the northwesterly part of that State, with full pow ers to connect, either by a lease of, or to any other Corporation of any road, which may meet them either from Massachusetts or Connecticut. . NT The Florida Indians are quiet, but refuse to emigrate. Twenty-two companies of the United States troops were still there. , Those on the coast are healthy, but those in the interior are affected with diarrhoea. Several companies have been ordered to Texas. Defeat or tbe Russians slans. by th Clreas- Extract of a letter from a correspondent at Tre-bizond, July 3: "We have received by recent ar rivals, most important intelligence from Daghis tan ; and the reports of further losses by the Rns- sians, in warfare with Shamil Bev, are now so ex. tensively circulated, and so generally credited.that comparea witn accounts which have reached us, take a form of authenticity fully to be relied upon. ii win appear mat snamii Bey, who really deserves credit as a military commander, has crossed the frontier at the head of a large force, and car ried devastation and pillage among the Tartar villages of South Azderhan. Gen. Dosrouroukv. who commands the Russian army, had not time to concentrate his troops, who were for the most part cut up, discouraged, half starved, and toiling tneir way tnrougn rocks and roads nearly impassable, and rendered more so by trampling of thou- sauus oi men ana oeasts ot Durden on a narrow track, from which they dared not to deviate. 1 Be sides these difficulties, Shamil's active and indefat igable mountaineers harrassed them at every spot, and a general disorganization spread itself among the Russian ranks. They reached Eskidervirche, some 70 miles over the frontier, during the night of the 5th of May, and fell upon an ambuscade of the Uagblees, commanded by Shamli in person The mountaineers, being short of ammunition, were soon among them, sword in hand, and the Russian host was quickly put to the rout with the loss of a general, and aid-de-camp, 70 officers, 4 guns, and most of their ammunition and bag. gage. The Daghlees, being loaded with booty, retirea among tne fastnesses of their mountain re treats, after a campaign which lasted from the 23d of April to the 6th of May. During Shamil Bey's aosence me LaimakamLilc ot Daghistan was entrusted to the care of Mohammed Bey, who sent a numbep of emmissaries among the neighboring tribes, engaging them to rise en masse and join the ranks of Sbamii. A letter from Sonkhoum stated that Mrain Bey, the brother-in-law of Shamil Bey, was actively stirring up the Circassians to revolt. Long may the successes of the brave mountaineers be such as have graced this recent campaign." umaon faper. Fhovids ioh Old Abe. It is not well that man should always labor. His temporal as well as spiritual interests demand a cessation in the decline of .life. Some years of quiet and reflec tion are necessary after a life of industry and ac tivity, there is more to concern him in life than incessant occupation, and its product wealth. He who has been a slave all bis (lavs to the ooa monotonous mechanical pursuit, can hardly be fit tor another world. 1 he release from toil in old age most men have tbe prospective pleasure of ; ana in reality it is pleasing as it is useful, and sal utary to the mind. Such advantages, however, can only be gained by prudence and economy in youth; we must save, like the ant, before we can hope to have any rest in the winter of our days, nook of by moots. To Contractors. SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at the office of the " James River and Kanawha Comnanv." in Richmond, until the 1st day of Oolober next, for the construction of the Piers and Abutments of the bridges across James River at new Canton, llardwicksviile, and Bent Creak. This work will be paid for in Cash Besides the usual reservation of 20 per cent, on the monthly estimates, the contractor or contractors will be requirea to give ample security, sausiaciory to me Board of Director, for the completion of the work at the time uuu iu lug uiunner gpeciueu in cuuuauis. Plans of the above works will be exhibited and eneci ficatons thereof delivered to the contractors at the oriice of John Coaty. the Assistant Engineer in charee of the same in Uolurabia. - w ALitn u w Y nn. augai:VAScw Chisf Engineer J. R. & K.Co Wall Paper. CHEAP Wall Paper, from 6 to 121 per roll. Common do. " 12i to 31 do. . Fine Glazed do. " S5 to 2,00 do. A large assortment at above prices for sale by augai - W. P. MARSHALL, 85 Wood st. QGOrCH PLAIDS. Just received on consignment O from manufacturers, a fine assortment of PLAID FLANNELS. H. LEE, aug2l - Liberty street, foot of Fifth. LOAF SUGAR 10 bbls. No. 6 for sale by aug2l - WM. DYER. T7XTRA FLOUR 30 bbls. Brighton Wills extra FJour - . "' sale vy "iu. jui i.. IV, aug2i No. 207 Liberty street Transparent Window Shades rF EVERY VARIETY Landscape, Gothic, Plain J ureen, Baff, Blue, &c., e. STOR B ' SH A DBS Made of all sizes, with Designs or Lettering, and of any coior, at tbe shortest notice. SIGN AND ORNAMENTAL PAINTING Neatly Executed. Flags. Banners, te.. painted by E. R. KENNAN, No. 4 Irwin street, between Penn and Liberty ID" OIL, CLOTHS on hand, of eve ry description. auggl:3f . PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS, in and by the Act of the General Assembly of Pennsylvania, entitled an Act relating to Elections of this Commonwealth, it is enjoined on me to give notice of such elections to be held, and enumerate in such notice what officers are to be elected : In pursuance thereof, I, CA.RTKB Cdrtis, Sheriff of the County of Allegheny, do therefore make known and give this public notice to the electors of said County of Allegheny, that a General Election will beheld in the said County, on the SECOND TUESDAY OF OCTOBER NEXT, at the several election districts therein. The electors of the First Ward of the ciiy of Pittsburgh, to meet at the house of Mrs. Jane Little, at the corner of Ferry and Fourth streets, in said ward. '. The electors of the Second Ward of the city of Pitts burgh. to mest atthe Burnt District Hotel, corner of bec-ond and smnhnelu streets, in said ward. I The electors of the Third Ward of the cilv ot Pitts- I burgh, to meet at the house of Andw. McMaster, l'sq. The electors of the rounh Ward of the city of Pittsburgh, to meet at the Public School House, in said ward. l ne electors of the Fifth VV ard ot the city of Pittsburgh, to meet at the Pennsylvania House, occupies by Gottlieb Stedle, late Alex. Stewart, in said ward. ine electors ot tne sum vvaru ofc me ciiy oi nua-burgh, to meet at the Public School House, in said ward. The electors of the Seventh Ward of the citv of Pitts burgh, to meet at the Public School House, in said ward. Tne electors of the Eighth Ward of the city of Pittsburgh, to meet at the Public School House, in said ward. i he electors of the Ninth Ware or the city oi ruis-burgh,to meet at the Public School House, in said ward. rne electors of the First W ard of the city ot Alleghe ny, to meet at the house of J. Woodhouse, Robinson st. The electors of the Second Ward of the city of Allegheny, to meet at the house of Widow Thompson, northwest corner of Ohio street and the Public Square. l he electors of the Third Ward of the city ot Allegheny, to meet at the Public School House, in said ward, on the East Commons. , , . . : i The electors of the Fourth Ward of the cilv of Alle gheny, to meet at the house of Mrs. Wylie, East Com mons. The electors o( Pitt lownshin to meet at the house of mrs. iancv Murrv. on the Mechanics' ana warmers' Turnpike road, in said township ; except the qualified district, who shall vote at all general elections in the vuicia icBiumif in sections iiog. i, . auu it, ui uic vuv Ninth Ward of the citv of Pittsbureh. j ne electors ot f eebles township to meet at tae house of John Bietler, in the village of East Liberty. : r - The electors of Wilkins township to meet atthe house of Francis Wilson, on the Frank stown road, in said township. i 1 he electors of PInm lownnhin to meet at the house of John Summerville, in said township, The electors of Patton township to meet at the house of Joel Munroe.in said townshiD. .-. i . I The electors ot Versailles township to meet at the Brick School House, near the while house formerly occupied by Thos. Neel, now by Wm. A. Shaw. jut electors or ,iizaDein township to meet at tne house or uaxa. sarver. lormerlv occumed bv J no. Walk er, in Elizabeth borough. 1 he electors of the borough of Elizabeth to meet at the house of Daniel Sarver, formerly occupied by John niiti, in saia uoroagh. The electors of Jefferson township to meet at the bouse of John Snee, lormerly occupied by James King, in said township. The electors of Mifflin Inwnihin m of Sam i. Wilson, formerly occupied by Jas. H. Neel, in BtltU lUWUBllip. The electors of Upper St. Clair township to meet at the house of James Connor, in said township. , Toe electors of Lower St. Clair township to meet at me nouse oi Joseph ilodgers,(iower terry) in said township. The electors of Robinson townshio to meet at the house of Sarah McFariand, formerly Audley McFar- lanu, in saia township. The electors of Find lay township to meet at the house of M'Clelland A. Armor, formerly occupied by John Charles, in the village of Clinton, in said townshin. The electors of Moon township to meet at the house of Peter Ouston, in said township. The electors of Ohio township to meet at the honse of T .. 1 1 1 . .1 . . - iviiu nay, ill Buiu lUWIlemp. The electors of Franklin township to meet at the house occupied by Joseph Haleman. in said lownshiD. The electors of the borough of Manchester to meet at tue ruuuc Bcnool House. The electors of Reserve township tomeetat the house f Gottlieb Fisher, in said township. The electors ot Baldwin township to meet at the house of John Cowan, in said township. The electors of Suowden township to meet at the nonse of Peter Boyer, in said township. The electors of South Favette towashio in meelai the house of H. Hays, on the farm of G. V. Coulter, in said township. - The electors of North Fayette township to meet at the nouse now occupiea oy rrancis Jamison, at Rogers Mill, in said township. The electors of Ross township to meet at the house of Jacob Colbaugh.on the Franklin road, in said townshin. The eleetors of Pine township to meet at the house of uaniei r ogie, in saia township. The electors of West Deer township to meet at the nouse oi iNaman uoniey, iu said township. The electors ot Last Deer township to meet at the Public School House, in the boroueh af Tarentum. The electors of the borough of Tarentum to meet at the Public School House, in said borough. The electors of Indiana township to meet at the house formerly occupied by s. Mackay. in said lowushm. The electors of Shaler township to meet at Jno. Shaw's Mill, iu said township. The qualified voters of that part of Indiana township residing in the following described boundary, shall vole at an genersi elections in the borough of Sharpsburgh at the election poll in said borough, viz: Beginning at a point on the Allegheny river at the upper lineot the farm oi james nogs, ana running a northerly course between ineiarinsot saia jonn HossRta jonn ana rrs. ueauy to the N. E. corner of said James Ross' farm thence running a westerly con se to Ross township line, in such a manner as to embrace all such farms or lots situated in Cunningham's district, and bejonging to what are called the river tracts, in the above described boundary. The electors oi the borough of Birmingham to meet at the f uDiic school House, in said borough. The electors of the borough of Ea?t Birmingham to meet at the Railroad Office of Oliver 11. Ormsby, in said borough. The electors of Duquesne Borough to meet at the Public School House, in said borough. The electors of the Borough of Lawrenceville to meet at the Public School House, in said borough. The electors of the borough of Sharpsburgh to meet at tae nouse 01 james ?narp,in saia Dorough. The electors of the borough of McKeesport to meet at ine town nan, in saia oorougn. The electors of the borough of South Pittsburgh to meet at the house tormerly occupied by E. McAnninch at the end of the Monongahela Bridee, in said boroueh The electors of the borough of West Elizabeth to meet at the Public schooi House, in said borough. At which time, and plaees the qualified elector as aioresaia wui elect ny uai lot . One person for Canal Commissioner. One person for Surveyor General. One person for Auditor General. 1 One person for Congress. One person for Congress to fill the unexpired term of aioses Hampton, resignee. One person for Member of the Senate of Pennsylva nia. , Five persons for Members of Assembly of Pennsylvania. . One person for Prosecuting Attorney for Allegheny county. -One person for County Commissioner. One person for Auditor. . One person for County Surveyor. Also, to vote for or aainst the following amendment of tie Constitution of the State of Pennsylvania, agreed to by a majority ot the Members elected to each House of the Legislature, at two successive sessions of tbe same : RESOLUTION RELATIVE TO AN AMENDMENT OF THE CONSTITUTION. Resolved, by the Senate and House of Represeniutivis of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the Constitution of this Common wealth be ameuded in the second section of the fifth article, so that it read as follows : The Judges of the Supreme Court, of the several Courts of Cemmon Pleas, anil of snch other Courts ol Record as are or shall be established by law, shall be elected oy tne qualified electors ot the Common wealth, in the manner following, to wit : The Judges of the Supreme Court, by the qualified electors ot the Com monwealth at large ; the President Judges of the sever al Courts of Common Pleas, and such other Courts of Record as are or shall be established by law, and all other Juages required to le learned in tbe law, by the qualified electors of tbe respective districts over which they are to preside or act as Judge ; and the Associate Judges ot the Courts ot Common Pleas, by the qualihed electors of the counties respectively. The Judges of the Supreme Court shall hold their offices for the term of fifteen years, if they shall so long behave themselves,) sab-ict to allotment hereinafter provided for, subsequent to the. first election.) the President Judges of the several Coons of Common Pleas, and of such other Courts of Record as are or shall be established by law, and all other Judges required to be learned in the law, shall hold their offices for the term of ten years, if they shall so long behave themselves well; all ot whom snail Decommissioned by the Governor, but for any reasonable cause which shall not be sufficient grounds for impeachment, the Governor snau remove any oi mem on the address of two-thirds ef each branch of the Legislature. The first election shall take place at the general election of this Commonwealth next alter the adoption of this amend- ment, and the commissions of all the Judges who may be then in office shall expire on the first Monday of De cember following, when the terms of the new Judges shall commence. The persons who shall then be elected Judges of the Supreme Court shall hold their offices us follows : one oi mem ior mree years, one lor six years, one for nine years, one for twelve years, and one for fif- iipn vears. the term of each to be decided bv lot bv the said Judges, as soon after me election as convenient, and the resuiLcertiucu uy wciu iu iuc uuvemu ,uiai iuc commissions may be issued in accordance thereto. The Judge whose commission will first expire shall be Chief Jusuce during his term, and therefore each Judge whose commission shall nrst expire shall in turn be the Clue jusuce, and if two or more commissions shall expire on the same day, the Judges holding them shall decide by lot which shall be the Chief Justice. Any vacancies. happening by death, resignation, or otherwise, in any of the said uouris. snau ne nuea oy appointment oy tne U Governor, to continue till the first Monday of December succeeding the next general eieeuon. ihe Judges of the Supreme Court and the Presidents of the several Courts of Common Pleas shall, at stated times, receive for their services an adequate compensation, to be fixed bv law. which shall not be diminished during their coutinuance in office ; but they shall receive no tdes or perquisites of office, nor hold any other office ot profit under this Com monwealth, or uDder the government of the United States, or any other State of this Union. The Judges of the Supreme vouru auring tneir continuance in otbee. shall reside within this Commonwealth; and the other Judges, during their continuance in office, shall reside within the district or county for which they were res pectively elected. J. S. HcCALMONT. I Speaker of the Hsuse of Representatives. V. BEST, Speaker of the Senate. And by virtue of the 10th section of the act ot 24 of July, 18U9,it was enaeted that every person except Jus tices or the reace, wno snau noia an omce or appoint ment of trust under the Government of the United States.or of the State, or of any city, or incorporated district, whether a commissioned officer or otherwise, a subordinate olhcer or agent, who is or snau be employed under the Legislature, Judiciary, or Executive depr i-iments of his stale or the United States, or of any Judge or incorporated district, and also that every member of Congress, and of the State Legislature, of the Select and Common Councils of any cuy, or Commissioners of any incorporated district, is by the law lnca-nsble of holding oi exercising at the same time the of fice or appointment of Judge, Inpecor, or Clerk of any election of this Commonwealth, and that any Inspec tor, Judge or other omcer ot any suen eieeuon, snail not be eligible to any om i""" iim in and hv the 4th section ot an act aoorovad the 19th April, 1S40, it is enscted that the 13th section of the act pasnea juiy u, emiucu ah ut iciaung 10 the elections of this Commonwealth, shall not be construed as to prevent aay militia officer, from serving as Jndge. inspector or ier at any ticucmi or special Election in this Commonwealth. And the return Judges of the respective districts aforesaid, are Tequested to meet at the Court House in the city of Pittsburgh, on the Friday after the second Tuesday of October next, then and there to prepare for those duties required by law. - . Given under niy band and seal at Pittsburgh, this 17th day of August, A. X. IsoO, and of the Independence of th United States the seventv-fifih. i ' aur21-d3w6. . - CARTER CURTIS, Sheriff. LOCAL4 MATTERS. Tev MiHtTTES, lit the Matok's Officx We sat during tea minutes in the Mayor's Office yesterday, during which time two persons entered who begged for relief. The first was a woman, who said, " I have no money, no home, bo friends, and I was sent here to get a place to lie down ; I am very sick." She was directed to the office of the Guardians. She had hardly got away from the office when a man en tered, who said," I have just arrived in towa, I have no money, and am very weak from sickness. I am a stranger here, and must depend on the public for support till I can get away." He was also sent to the office of the Guardians. We understand the Mayor receives such visits ev ery hour in the day. Tbe fact shows how much wretchedness there is in the world. .. The new Coaaty Road to Beaver, wss open ea 10 travelers on Monday. v e understand it is one of the best in the country. A gentleman named Hartman, is, we are told, giving trouble by building a fence across it. The road goes through his property and he demands an ezhorbitant price for the right of way. W. C. Courtney, Esq., Counsel for the Company, addressed a letter to Mr. Hartman yesterday, informing him that, if he persisted in his course he would have him indicted for " nuisance." Two girls yesterday morning entered the bouse of Hugh D. King, Fourth street, and commen ced overhanling certain articles of value in one of the rooms. A servant entered for the very innocent purpose of enquiring their business, when one of them knocked her down. After gratifying their desires they retired, and have not since been heard of. The woman committed to jail by Aid. Steele, on Monday, on a eharge of Bigamy, was Mrs. Susan Baity, of Allegheny. It is said the testimony against her is clear. If so she must eo to the Peniteatiarv j. which is nota very pleasant place for woman who has two husbands and two or three children to look after. " Otard." We are under obligations to Dr. Key- ser, of the firm of Keyser & McDowell," corner of Wood street and Virgin Alley, for a bottle of this stuff. It is pure, we have no doubt, as are all the drugs sold in this establishment. u ok. Walter foiwAic-We leirn that the 'amily of Mr. Forward have received a letter from mm aatea at Copenhagen. He was in good health and much pleased. Pittsburghers will be glad to near this item of news. mere was a report in town veat rd h one oi me euuora naa wnippea Mayor Barker. We made inquiries and came to the conclusion that there was no truth in the story. The workingmen of Manchester, are makin arrangements for establishing a Protective Unio Store. They will meet on Saturday evening nei The Allegheny City Store will be opened shortly We direct tbe attention of tbose wishing window shades to tbe advertisement of Mr. E Kehnaw, in this day's paper. n-"Items from the Evening Expret of yester day: ; InAgain. ThegaL with the red dress on was lucky - L . - 1 1 . i . .... J cuuugu iu muge in me tomDs again last night. Fixed Up. Gallagher has fitted np the Royal Ex ennnge in a superior style. singular. A young man in our office yesterday eompiainea or a pain in his stomach, after having eaten a nan aozen pears, an equal quantity of green apples and two common sized cantelopea. We recommend a plate of sliced cucumbers as a certain remedy. Pennsylvania Avenue is now one of tbe finest thoroughfares in the city. Insanity. A Hungarian, charged before the Mavoi this morning with drunkenness, entered the plea of insanity, ana proved it to such a demonstration by a speech, that he was discharged on paying 67 cents and costs. He won't want to get crazy often at the nine price. . . - . .... Outrage. A man named Wallace, residing in the Fifth Ward, while in a state of drunken rage, hurled a young girl down a flight of stairs, injuring her se verely. He has not been arrested. Camp Meeting. The members of the Methodist Episcopal Church will hold a Camp Meeting at Deer Creek, on 29th inst. Returned. Our friend Daniel McCordy, Esq., we are happy to state, has returned from tbe mountains in renewed health. Shirt Manufactory. T H. LAWMAN, No. 80 Fourth street, Apollo Build- u aings, Dctwee.a woou ana Market. apl7:ly Young Ladles' Literary Institute, CORNER OF PENN STREET BARKER'S ALLEY, UPPER WINS OF OLD CONCERT E1LL BUU.DIH9, Entrance on Penn street, opposite Exchange Hotel. THIS Institution will be re-opened for the reception of Young Ladies, on the first Monday of next month, (September.) under the superintendence of MRS. P. DAVIS AND DAUGHTER, Lole Principals of the Female Seminary, Louisville, Ky. For Terms, see circulars, or apply to the Principals. RKFERKUCKS: Rev. D. Elliott, D.D., Rev. Wm. Preston, " D. H. Riddle, D.D., " S. M. Sparks, " Nathaniel West, Gen. J. K. Moorhead, " W.D.Howard, - Richard Edwards. Esq. Pittsburgh, Aug. 18.aug20 Notice. ALL persons are hereby notified not to pay over to David Jackson any money due me, or on my account They are also forbidden to trust or harbor him, as I will not be responsible in any manner for his acts. STEPHEN JACKSON. Duquesne Borough, Aug. 19. aug20:3i The Deserted Wife. JB. HOLMF.S, at his Literary Depot, Third street, . opposite the Post Omce, has just received the excellent novel above named, by Mrs. South worth, written originally for the Philadelphia Pest, and now published in book'form by Appleton & Co., New York. The Nag's Head, or a Scene among " The Bankers;" a tale of sea-shore life. Littell's Living Age. No. 387. ang20 Child Lost. A LITTLE German Gill, named KCZELIN, was lost on Sunday evening. She is about four years old. Any person knowing her whereabouts will do her parents a great favor by bringing her to this Office, or at .. - , im. Aumjji&c, wiutc .DiruiinKuara, aug20 Notice. HAVING duly taken out Letters of Administration on. the estate of Hugh Garvsy, late of this city, I hereby give notice to all persons knowing themselves to uc iiiucuieu to saiu estate, mat tney are requesiea to can immediately and settle the nmi with mv A ttnmv J. D. Jennings, Esq., at his office in Lowne's Buildings, Fourth street; and all persons having claims against are requesiea to can in iisa manner, ana pre- giii mcir accounts ior settlement, ue same Having been ptupeny auuieniicaiea. &AKAH tiAHVbi. "dg0 ' Administratrix. . Take Not Ire. ALL the personal estate of Hueh Garvey, late ofthis city, will be disposed of at Public Vendue, on Sat- uruay, uie im aay oi August, Itao, at 10 o'clock, A. M., at the late place of business of the deceased, on Liberty oljccl, uppoeiic ute toot or r mn street ug SARAH GARVEY, Adm'x. (.'bAI HERS W(W lbs. just received and tor sale by JC ang20 2 . SH RIVER it BARNES. BUTTER Keg and bbl. just reeeivedTnTfor sale by augao " SHRIVER A BARNES. POTASH S bbls. just received and for sale by aug20 SHRIVER tc. BARNES. BBLS. SPIBITS TURPENTINE, in prime order J and for sale low by F. R. DRAVO, angaOj No. 1 Diamond. rff LBS. PURE MUSTARD Penons wishing iJJJ this article for medical purposes may depend on ueing pure, r or saie wnoiesaie ana retail by TaugiO F. R. DRAVO, No. 1 Diamond. English and Classical ' Academv. fTHIS Iustitution will be re-opened for the reception . j"s 50m. cure, va me nrst Monday The rtan of this Academy is comDreheni ing a liberal coarse of instruction in Classin ;ific Learning, the Modern Languages, a full mD.ur lAiniiocicuu oiuuies. ana uie various branrhes of elementary English Education. The Institution is furnished with ih n...n Man. i'l.l... UU..-. I : 1 . . . - j . -' Hjoiuiu icai, Asironomical, Philosophical and Chemical Apparatus, by which the nonii. are aided in acquiring a more thorough knowledge of the subjects of BOARD OF INSTRUCTION. L Catos, --Principal. W m. A. West. A. M Instrnnmr in the Latin and Greek languages. John Brown. A. M., Instructor in Mathematics. James M. Reed. A M In.trnctor in the Natural. Men. tal and Moral Sciences. John C. Schaad. Ph. D., Professor in Modern Lan guages. f. Outt. rrofessorin Book Keeping. J. D.Williams, Professor in Penmanship. ACADEMIC EDIFICE. The Academic Edifice is on Ferry' street, between Fourth and Liberty. The building is large, commodious and airy, and being out of the business part of the eity, it is quiet and retired, which renders it a very desirable location for an Institution of Learning. (JATALOOCES can ne ou mi nea at u.e tsoo stores in both cities. - The Principal can be seen at the Academy I fry We are authorized to announce that the name of W. W. I R WIN will be submitted to the Democratic County Convention, as a candidate for Prosecuting Attorney. fjiineW iLr Consumers of wines are invited to read in another olumn the card of Jacob Snider. It rhe.an wine store 76 Walnut street, Philadelphia. feb!4:dly Associated Firemen's Insmrane Cops njr or tne t-ity or Plttsbnrsrn. CAPITAL,, aoOtOOO. K. MOOREHEAD, Prest. W. W. DAT T T se. ID- THE Company is now prepared to insure against FIRE and MARINE RISXS of all kinds. OFFICE, SECONU STOKX, WILKINS HALL. - DIRRCTORS : - J. K. Moorehead, Rodv Patterson, Wm. A. Hill H. Hartley, R. B. Simpson, Joshua Riiodes, Wm. M. Edgar, Edward Gregg, A. P. Anshntz, Wm. Collingwook, B. C. Sawyer ,Chas. Kent, Wm. Gorman. augl4:ly HT-Odd Fellewi' Hall, Odum huudinr. Fourth street, between Wood mnd Smiihfield tTuPillsburgh tJieampment, no. z, meets 1st ana 3d Tuesdays of eacr month. Pittsburgh Decree Lodge. No. 4. mi. a .d 4th Tuesdays. Mechanics' lxxlge, No. 9, meets every Thursday evening. western Star Lodge, Jo.24, meets everr Wednesday '.nB' Iron City Lodge, No. 182. meets every Monday ev'ng Mount Moriah Lodge, No. 360, meets every Friday rentng. Zocco Lodge, No. 385, meets every Thursday evening. 1 their Hall, comer nf Smiihfield and I-.ftk ....... s' Twin City Lodge, No. 241, meets every Friday eren-a f? i ' corner of Leacock and Sandusky streets, Allegheny City. mayfly TJ. A. O. Dmi.r. ennvc m at - .1.. Vniud AnctMt Ord f T-iA. .ani7An u - ' - v ssivvui vss. miliar day evening, at the Hall, corner of Third Bnri k.a streets, above Kramer Rahm s. ma y21:lv. IT7"AnTerona Ladrr.I.n.nfn w m.. gerena Lodge, Ne. 8-9, 1, o. of O. F., meets e-rery Wednesday evening in the fourth story of the building North-eaat corner of Market and Fourth gt.s, Pittabury. ( ja4 ly nrTw X r 0VF'-i,ce of Meeting, Washington-Hall, Wood street, between Sth and Virgin Alley veejr,SH ' N- 'W6 Meel8 T Tuesday Friday of each month. a V "" liHCAnramsT, rto. 87 Meets 1st and 3d' nar2i ly . JPr'1tl? wf J"nyea Saddlers, Harness-and Trunk Makers' Society meets the first Saturday of syery month, at Union Hall, corner of Bmithfield and Fifth streets (may!9.1y W. C. Gallab sa, Sec'y. CrThe Spring style of Hats Tor I ISO m, will be introduced at FLEMING'S HAT STORE on Saturday, the 2d day of March. '''k My customers and the publie in genera! are invited 10 '"J1.?, . "r"1" mv s,ock o( Fashionable HATS and CAPfe, before purchasing elsewhere ; as we are determined to sell at such prices as will make it to the interest of individuals who wish to get a durabU. ekeav. mnd fashionable Hat or Cap, to purchase at FLEMING'S H AT STORE, sign of the Big Red if,eon.er vTrgm alley and Wood street. . mar ENCOURAGE HOME I NSTITUTIOX C1T1ZKNS' ISSIUASCE COMPANY, 0P PITTSBURGH. C. G. HUSSEY, Prest. A. W. MARK3, Sec'y Office No. 41 Water sl.,i Warehouse of C.H. Brant. CjThis Company is now prepared to insare all kinds of nsks, on Houses, Manufactories, Goods, Merchandize in Store, and in Transitu Vessels, te. An ample guaranty for the ability and integrity of the Institution, ig afforded in the character of the Directors who are a!l citizens of Pittsburgh, well and favorably known to the community for their prudence, intelligence end integrity. " Directors C. G. Hussey,Wm. Baga'ey, Wm Lari mer'.r;tWaller,Hrynti UuSB D- K'"S, Edward Heazel-ton, i. kinsey, S. Harbaugh, S. M. Kier. mrtl:tf Dr. S. D. Howe's SHAKER SARSA PARILLA, IN QUART BOTTLES, 117" Has no parallel in permanently curing and eradicating from the system all CUTANEOUS ERUPTIONS : It wili effectually eradicate from the system and cure Salt Rheum, Ringworm, Tetter, Scald Head, Dropsy s-curvy, White Swellings, King's Evil, Neuralgic Affections and, all FEMALE WEAKNESSES And Obstructions, Barrenness, Whites, Flnor Attia Falling of the Womb, Nervous. Sick Headache, Languor, Fainting Sensations, Palpitation of the Heart Low Spirits, General Debility , Dyspepsia, Liver Con! flaints. Ac. T IS PURELY AND ENTIRELY VEGETABLE. It has been used with the most signal success by the Profession in New York and New Hampshire, and the Eastern States generally, for many years and as a general purifier of the blood and invigorator ot the systemas a gknuini family atEDicuts and an smcAciocs fexalk MEDiciifs, it has ho KQDAL. The purity and efficacy of the Shaker preparations are well known ; and this medicine requires no long list of certificates and cures to introduce it. Iu increasing demand for the past twelve years is iu best recommendation. The great success which has attended the use of I)r S. D. Howe's Shaker Sarsaparilla sinee iu introduction in the Wnstern States, has established iu character in this section of the country. , This is the only Sarsaparilla that acts on the Liver, Kidneys and Blood, at the same time, and henee its singular efficacy and success. Be sun and get Dr. S. D. Howe's Shaker Sarsaparilla, mnd lake no other. Dr. Xussey, Professor in the Ohio Medical Collect, says tkt SAaAwai iTaiiTiiim ar mil, vatuabU, and recommends them to the pubUc. The sick and afflicted are requested to call and obtain a pamphlet, mnd purchase a bottle of this valuable Family Medicine. Be sure you enquire or Dr. S. D. Howe's Shaker Sarsaparilla. Price SI per bottle, and six bottles for $5. , For sale by our Agents, J. SCHOOKMAEEK A Co., R. W. MXASS, A. BtACV JoKl MoHLKR, J. M. ToWlfSKKD, W II. LI am jAcxsoa arid J A Jones, Pittsburgh; D. A. Elliott, Allegheny ; ,v" R McClelland, Manchester; P. CnuoiEE. Brownsville and DruggisU generally. Also, by HOWE tc CO Pro pnetors, No. 1 College Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio. fjy31 W otlce TtaeJocanETMiiHTACLORsSociKTY.or Pitts, lurgh aud Allegheny, meets on the second Monday of 5 very month at the Florida House, Market st . a6'y Jonn Vocny, jr., Secretary, C7THE HOMELY OF BOTH SEXES, YELLOW, DARK AND RED FACES, Are requested to read and learn the virtues of an article that will make them the most lovely and BEAUTIFUL OF NATURE'S CREATION. It was discovered by an Italian Chemist, and ithas the most astonishing power of rendering coarse, dark, yellow or sallow skin, clear, while, soft, smooth, and is perfectly innocent, being composed of rare plants. PIMPLEO AND BLOTCHED FACES, Together with every kind of eruption, are cured by its ase, and at least thirty physicians in New York ase it tLe genuine Sold by WM. JACKSON, No. 240 Liberty street, head of Wood. d&w Scald of the Font anoTAnklc Curei. Mm. Kixa I am desirous of making known louie nubile the great efficacy of yonr PETROLEUM n my owa ease, which was a severe scald of the and ankle; upon removing the stocking, the skin peeled off with it, and left nothing bnt the bare sarfaee. I expected to be laid np all wimer from the eflecw 'of this scald, but we applied the Petroleum freely, by rieansof a flannelclot'. saturated with it; at first, theapplication was painful,r.u, in a very short time the pais abated. I had no pn-n in one hour afterwards. In ive days from the time f ,p. plication of the Petroleum, I was able to go to work I lake pleasure in statin g these faeu for the beneat of other sufferers, and am desirous that they should be -mde public. I would also state, that I find immediate relief by ths ase of the r'elroleum, in burns, from w,ich I am a frequent sufferer, owing to my business a bo ut the engine 1 would recommend it as tbe most prompt and certain remedy for burns 1 have ever known. (Signed) J. B. COR, Engineer, Putsburth, April, 1S50. Sharpsburgh. Allegheny Co C7" For sale by Keyser McDowell, 140 W ood st R E. Sellers, 57 Wood st D. M. Curry, Allegheny City;' D. A. Elliott, Allegheny; Joseph Douglass. Allegheny mav7 Canal Basin, Seventh st , Pittsburgh. fj Inflammatory RJteumatitm and Ulcerated Sore Throat cured by the use of the medicine of wa-eure, jSMERICJN OIL. Cihcikbati, March 14, 1845. This is to certify, that I have been afflicted for several months with Inflammatory Rheumatism in my shoulders and arms; also an ulcerated sore throat which was very painful and severe. I was also tnnch troubled with a dry hacking cough, . which my physician told me would terminate in consumption. About three weeks ago I heard of. the American Oil and commenced the nte of it by-taking one teaspoonfui night and morning, and applying it lightly externally, to the parts effected with Rheumatic pains and also applied it to my thro , I found relief in two or lh" j days after una- .r oil, and now feel entirely restored to health. . ' " applied it to a child who wss severely bar- . afforded immediate relisC MARY L. JCKLE. Sold wholesale and retail by V!'ji. Jackson, the proprietor's sole and only .gent 'or wegtern p'cnD sylvania Western f Norther. Oh.o.No. 240, Liberty ., aead ofW stre pitub ' n. Price 60 ct. per bottle. 8 BswAit or N'natcnors Cotr-rEnri;rrs. None i. genuine but what has the name and address of Wm Jackson, No. 240 Liberty street, Pittsburgh, on the label, and in tbe pamphlet in which eich bottle is enclosed. The names of the proprietors, D Hall St Co., Kentucky, is also printed in tbe pamphleL Another way of detecting the counterfeits, is the difference in price. The genuine is sold invariably st 60 eta. per bottle, and no less; while some of the eounterfeiu are sold at various prices under. Sold retail by sub agents in almost ev-rv i... ;- .k above Districts. anl5:doxlw "Partnership C AMI. P. SHRIVER and CHAS. BARNES have thi, O day associated themselves together node, the of SHRivxm tc Babxes, for the transaction of the V fZfVJl f"" Vd Commission Basi-Nos. 130 and 13 Second street, betweea ' U1C- dcts, at Smithheld streets. Vood and Pitubnrgh, Aagqgt , 1S50. Kxcaatar.i XTOTICE is hereby given tha "ee JLl been appointed and qas' - the undersigned have estate of FREDEJUCK Kty Executors of the persons having claims w'' -HER, M. D., deceased. All John A. Parkinson, . JiT"""" tJlem " 11,0 ' and all k no wins - Ward, properly authenticated; ed to make imi' , -maelvei to be indebted are request- -ouiaie payment. ROBT. HAZLETT, JOHN A. PARKINSON. D.f7f.'ieod rmaa Courier sop y six times, every other day.' Exec Mors.

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