Newspaper of Bedford Gazette, February 22, 1861, Page 2

Newspaper of Bedford Gazette dated February 22, 1861 Page 2
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BEDFORD GAZETTE. -BEDFORD, Pa.— FRIDAY FEB, 22,1861. B. F. Meyers, Editor and Proprietor Religious Notice. The sacrament of tbe Lord's supper, will be ad- j ministered ,n the Presbyterian church ol'tbis place, on next Sabbath. The pastor expects the assis tance of the Rev. John C. Thom, ot Waysesburg. Gems from Lincoln. The Presidentelect, Mr. LINCOLN, IS at pies cat engaged ic travelling about from place to place, hob-nobomg with the leaders of his party and making speeches notable for nothing but their bad rhetoric and lack of ideas. At a demonstration made in his honor at t ittsburg, on hia arrival in that city, he opened his speech with the following language : Mayor Wilson and citizens of Pennsylva nia—! most cordially thank his Lor,or, Mayor Wilson, and tbe citizens of Pittsburg generally, for this fiattering reception. It is the more greatlul because I kuow that while it is not given me alone, but to the cause 1 represent, yet it is given under circumstances that clearly prove to me that there is good-will and sin cere feeling at the bottom ot it. We have been taught, not only by the dic tates of propriety and the spirit of the Con stitution, but by the clamor ol Mr. Lincoln's own friends against what they denominated Mr. BUCHANAN'S partizanship, that when a citizen ot the United States is elevated to the office of the Chief Magistracy, he should sin* the pariizan in the President and bury politics in an enlarged and liberal patriotism. Hav ing been thus indoctrinated, is it strange that wo should teel like complaining of the lan guage used by the new President in the above -xtract from his Pittsburg speech t Is it not highly improper in the President cf the Uni ted States to declare himself as representing a certain cause, or theory, or scheme ? Rather si.ould he not, on an occasion like that on which he used the above quoted language, speak of himself as the representative of the whole people of the Union, for whose welfare his whole heart should beat and his whole soul aspire, without any difference as to the political causes which they may have in-. dividually espoused I But Mr. Lincoln's grammar is still worse than his appreciation of the dignity of his posi tion. He talks in the above paragraph, as thongh a reception had been given to his cruse. This is the first time in the history of the world that a cause has received a reception. Pray, Mr. Lincoln, did the cause take dinner at Pitts burg ? Did it have a free pass on tha cars ? Whence did it come and whither did it go ? We believe it did not make any speeches. Its silence showed much better sense on its part, iban was exhibited in the -garulous loqua city of its representative. Perhaps Mr. Lincoln hints at- a personification of his cause. Perhaps he means me "everlasting ebony." In that case we. doubt not his cause had a reception at Phtsburgh But Mr. Lincoln says that this reception "is given under circumstances that clearly prove l hat there IS good will and sincere jeeling at the bottom of it." Mr. Lincoln has a royal dis dain for such unnecessary formalities in lan guage as having plural verbs agreeing with plural nominatives. No such rule as that can be found in the Chicago Platform, and why, therefore, should he observe it t Again, in the same speech, Mr. Lincoln said : It is naturally expected that I should say something upon this subject ; but if I touch up on it at all it would involve an elaborate discus sion. The great number of questions and cir cumstances would require more time than I can at present command, and I would perhaps . >o necessarily commit myself upon matters whir i have not yet fully developed themselves. Immense cheering and cries ot "Good," "Thats right." "The great number of the questions and cir cumstances!" A singular expression, truly! Mr. Lincoln speaks ot a single subject, and then excuses himself from expressing his opinions on mat subject, because it inyplties a "great nurr.- b-r of questions and circumstances." A sub ject that m£y be discussed is a question— a single question—not forty thousand questions. The subject Mr. Lincoln referred to, is the question ot the dissolution of the Union. It has no circums'ances save its pro.t and cons.— it has no collateral issues. The whole heart of the American people is wrapped up in the \!e --; miuation of that question. It has no cireum- ! c ances which effect its solution, save those of peace, or war. In other words, there are peaceful plans and warlike plans proposed for settlement. Why could not Mi. Lincoln have given us his decision as to which he will adept ? It was not expected of him that he tdruld make a philosophical argument on the subject, tut il the time has not come for all. men, from the President down to the lowliest laborer, to speak cut for their country, then it will never come. But we can expect nothing better from Abraham Lincoln, either in English Grammar, or in American Statesmanship. Where Mr, Fillruorc Stands. Ex-President FILLMORE was elected a dele gate to toe Democratic State Convention of New York, recently held at Albany. Like ali. conservative men, Mr. Fillmore could LC longer find congenial spirit# in any other than the Democratic organization. It does our heart good to be once more acting, net only so far } as general results are concerned, but in (he same party, side by side, as'it were, with the man whom we once delighted to honor us a pa triotic and Constitution-loving President Mil lard Fillmore is a true man,'and deserves in his retirement, (he esteem which he won as the Chief Executive ol the nation. •L>"~Absent—tbe EctUir, saving the country at Harrisburg. < Local and Miscellaneous. ... .COURT PROCEEDINGS.— The following is an abstract of Ihe business disclosed of during the late term of Court. Commonwealth Business. Commonwealth vs. Jacob Hysung. For. k Bas. Rocognizance forfeited and process on indictment ordered and issued. Nol. Pros, en tered on payment of costs. Commonwealth v-. W. Cartwright. For. St Bas. True Bill hied. Commonwealth vs/David Moses. Same as last -are. Commonwealth vs. Daniel Miller, Jr. For. ft Bas. Bail entered for appearance at next term. Commonwealth vs. W. Hemming. Kidnap ping. Continued. Commonwealth vs. H. G. Hammer St G. Hammer. Surety of the Peace. Recogni zance forfeited to be respited on Defendant's appearance at next term. Commonwealth vs. Lucy Swoveling St Mary Ann Baker. Assault and Battery. Verdict Guilty, and Defi's. to pay a fine of ono dollar and co.ts of prosecution . Com. vs. A. Shafer. For. St Bas. True bill. Commonwealth Norris. Larceny.— Verdict, Guilty. Sentence to pay a fine of one cent, the costs of prosecution and undergo an imprisonment in the County Jail for four months and at the end of that time to be taken to the Poor House by the Sheriff. Commonwealth vs. Geo. C. Flickinger. In dictment for obtaining .goods under false pre tenses. Bad entered for appearance at next term. Commonwealth vs. John Fickes, of John. — For. k Bas. Nol. pros, on payment of costs by Deft. Commonweait'h vs. Rebecca Amick. Larce ny. Vercfifct, Not Guilty. Commonwealth vs. Jan. Gibbons Si Levi Smith. Burglary. Deft's. plead guilty. Sen tence, to oay costs of prosecution, to return the property stolen, and to undergo an imprison ment in the Western Penitentiary, for the pe riod of six months. Commonwealth vs. W. Stuckey. Assault and Battery. Verdict, Guilty of Assault. Sen tence, to pay a fine of five dollars, and costs of prosecution. Commonwealth vs. Geo. Penner. Indict ment for attempting to rescue prisoner from Constable. Nol. pros, on payment of costs by Defendant. Commonwealth vs. Samuel Smith. Assault and Battery. Two cases. Not true bill in either. Civil Business. Jon. Carotheqp vs. Simon Nycum, Adm'r. of Alex. George. No. 112 May Term, 1854. Judgment opened and Defendant let into de fence. Jury s find for Defendant. John Folk, use of H. Heft, vs. Thos, Kin euf, uriK tO Def't. confesses judgment. W. E. Clark vs. David Brallier. Summons case. Jury find for Plaintiff the sum of slls. 41. Lem. Evans, Adm't. of YVm. Anderson, vs. H. Easton, H. King and John Scott. No. 218 May Term, 1858. Debt Sana Breve. Verdict for the Pl'fl. for $115.88. G. D. Trout's use vs. Gideon Hitchew. At. tachment. Verdict for Def't. Com. of Penn., use of McLanahan & others, vs. A. J. Snively. Summons in debt in official recognizance. Jury find lor Plff'a. Central Bank of Per.n. vs. F. D. Beegle and M. Mcllwaine. Jury find for Pl'fl. the surr. of $178.4-8. John Iloenstine vs. Adam Bush. No. 18 August Term, 1858. Judgment opened. Ju ry find for def't. .... Legislatures and County authorities have a decided penchant for saving at the spigot and wasting at the bung-hole. For instance our Legis ature stands ready to make millions of appropriations for purposes of doubtful expedi ency, but when it comes to setting apart a few thousands for the purpose of familiarizing the | people of the Commonwealth with the laws j under which they live, our legislative Solons j deem the expense useless end extravagant. In I our opinion the Legislature of Pennsylvania I could do itself no greater credit for foresight ! and sagacity, than by passing an act for the publication of the Criminal Code in two news papers in each county. There is not the least doubt that such an act would do moro to pre vent crime than all the legislation against it whilst the masses are ignorant of such legisla tion. ... MORE LAWYERS.—On Thursday mor uing of Court week, our friends John Palmer and G. W. Householder, Esq*., wVre admitted to the practice of the law in the several courts |of this county. YVe are 'informed that they j both passed a very cieditable examination.— On Thursday evening they 'gave (in connec tion with Judge DAUOKERTY, whose admission was noticed in our last) a splendid banquet to their friends, at the Washington House, when and where there was much hilarity and merriment, such as the making of speeches, singing of songs, etc., etc. These new "limbs of the law"have our best wishes lor their suc cess in a prof ssion whose "glorious uncertain ty" has justly become proverbial. . . "The Unioatown "Genius of Liberty," the old organ of the Democracy of Fayette county, has been sold by its late proprietor, Mr. C E. Boyle, to Col.E. G. Roddy, of that county. The outgoing, and newly installed J editors both have our best wishes. YY'e are | well acquainted with Col. Roddy and know hnn to be able to produce a readesbie and in- j teresting journal. ... The two persons who entered the Catho- j lie Church in this pjace, a sbort time ago, and i took there from a silver plate, and who also took some articles of clothing Pom the Bedford Hotel, as mentioned in our issue ot week before last, were arrested on Dry Ridge, shortly aftei' the discovery ol the theft, and were brought to this place and lodged in jail. At the recent term of Court they plead guilty, and were sen tenced to six months imprisonment in the Pen itentiary. Their names are James Gibbons and Levi Smith. (TF*The House of Representatives at Harrts burg, passed on Saturday last, the Sunburry anu Erie Railroad bill, by a vote of 72 to 26. The bill for the eommulatin of the Tonnage Duties on the Pennsylvania Railroad, also passed the same body, by a vote of 60 to 38. CJr" We have for sale a Scholarship in the Iron City Commercial College at Pittsburg.— Persons wishing to invest must call soon. FROM WMIM CITY. A DIFFICULTY BETWEEN TWO WES TEH ft MEN. TEE PEACE CONFERENCE. The Guthrie Adjustment. Views oiXepheos, of Georgia. [Special Despatch to the Bulletin.] WASHINGTON, 16.—A collision occured at about 11 o'clock last night, between Hon. Mr. Kellog, of Illinois, and Mr. Medill, corres. in dent ot the Chicago Tribune , at the Natiohal Hotel. Tne collision was caused by soma recent comments in the Tribune , by Mr. Medill, in reference to the course ot Mr. Kellogg, Air. K. knocked Aledili down and was proceeding with lurlher violent measure, when the crowd rushed in and pulled Kellogg off'. The affair has not been settled as yet. The Peace Conference had the plan of Mr. Guthrie, of Kentucky, before them to-day. Hon. David Wilmot, of Pennsylvania repre senting the radical Republican views, opposed this adjustment ; it was also opposed by the extieme men from the Border Slave States. There are, however, hopes that a majority of the Commissioners are in favor of the plan, and the prospect of its adoption seems clear. Mr. Lincoln's declaration at Pittsburg that the crisis in the Southern States is purely artifi cial and the work of politicians, is the then.e of much comment here to-day. Some of the Republicans are disposed to compromise on the Alorrill Turriff bill, by acce ding to the demands of the New York Cham ber ot Commerce in reference to the ware housing system. The Hon. A. H. Stephens, of Georgia, Vice President ol the Cotton Confederacy in name, though his heart is left behind in the Union, has written letters here stating that hope ol the reconstruction of the Government must be a bandoued. It is thought that Air. Stephens is too much depressed just now. Information received here from Montgomery, Alabama, states that the question of the occupancy of Fort Sumter, has been considered by the Cotton Congress, in secret session. Ail of She South Carolina delegates favored . th matiSr,) wiiile the rest of the Congress favored delajy on the ground that tile matter couid be settled bv a minister to Washington, accredited by "the Cotton Confederacy. Hon. Jefferson Davis arrived at Montgomery to-day. There is no truth in the statement that re inforcements have been ordered for Fort Pick ens by the Federal Government. The joint committee of conference appoin ted by the Senate and House, agreed to-day to report against the Chiriqui contract, thus de feating tb is scheme. THE PEACE CUXFEREIYCE. PRESSURE FOR AN ADJUSTMENT FROAI V IRGINIA. [Special Despatch to the Bulletin.] WASHINGTON, Feb. 18.—The pressure on the Peace Conference in favor of some adjustment satisfactory to the Middle States, increases.— 1 tie Han. Sherrard Clemens, one of the strong est Union men in Virginia, and the representa tive m she State Convention from the Pan Handle District, which went almost unani mously fur Union, telegraphs irom Richmond that some immediate action should be taken by the Peace Conference, to satisfy the conserva tive sentiment of the "Old Dominion," and to aid in keeping down the secession elements, which are gaining strength at Richmond. The President has informed several Demo cratic Senators that he will veto any measure which he deems partaking ot the character of "coertion." MOVEMENTS OF MR. LINCOLN. UTICA, N. Y ,Feb. IS.—Air. Lincoln sod party left Buffalo before six o'clock this mor ning. He was escorted to the depot by the military and several hundred citizens. Hoiace Greeley arid others joined the party. President Elect left Springfield, 111., last Alundav, Q his way to Washington. He reached Pittsburgh on Thursday night, and tar ried there yesterday. He travels slowly, and makes frequent stoppages on his route. He has made short speeches at several places, which are distinguished lor nothing Out their bad rhet oric and indefiniteiiess. They are very much of the "now you see it and now you don't see it" order—at one time seeming to foreshadow conciliation and peace, and at another coercion and war. At Pittsburgh yesterday, he express ed the idea that "notwithstanding the troubles across the river (pointing southwaidly to the Manongahela and smiling,) th- j re is really no crisis, except an artificial one," and concluded with the sage advice to the people on both sides ; "to keep cool." Statesmanlike, thai—verv ! He apologized for not speaking upon the present distracted state of the country, by saying that, if fie did so, "he woulti perhaps unnessarily commit bin self upon matters which have not yet fully developed themselves." Mr. Lincoln has accepted the invitation of the Penmylvania Legislature, to visit Harris burg on the 22d, and attend the celebration in honor ol the raising of a National Flag on the dome ol the Capitol, which is to be signalized by a grand civic and military display. The military arrangements are under the direction ci Geii. \\ illiam H. Keim.— Reading Gazette. ihe Banks in iNew York are now nearly glutted with specie. They now hold $36,000,- 0(70 with a prospect ola future increase. MR. LINCOLN ON MAJORITIES. — In one ol his recent remarkable speeches the President elect has stated that a majority of the people voted in favor of the Chicago'platform. This is not the truth. A majority of the electoral votes eu dorse the Chicago resolutions, but they are in a rninoiity of a million of voices in the nation. Mr. Lincoln must be careful in his statements, or else keep quiet. He is not now slumping the benighted districts of Illinois, or defending the plunderer of a henroost; he is in a position where the utmost care, prudence and circum spection are absolutely required. The Presi dent elect certainly should not endorse parlizan tricks which involve a wilful deviation from the facts in the case. The figures have been printed over and over again, and no man who can read, or procure some Iriend to read for him, should be uninformed as to the popular,

vote, which, as we have said, was against the Chicago plallorm.— \. Y. Herald. THE SPEECHES OF OLD ABE. We have nev er read such speeches as those made by Old Abe on his journey from Springfield towards the VVhite House since General Scott ran f<r Piesi dent; and then, indeed, we were regaled with some choice oratorical morsels. It is quite re freshing to hear the ex-rail splitter and present journeyman Cabinet maker delighting his audi ence with such choice and original expressions as "passional attraction," jand quaint allusions to "tree love" and homeopathy. We expect | to be very much amused when the angular fea tures of the elect of his people make their ap pearance in Now York. What we want is a good anecdote, and we hope the natural modes ty of Mi. Buchanan's successor will not prevent his giving us the desired treat.—A . Y. Herald. There really seems to bo a slight difference growing up between the Republican magnates. The N. Y. Courier flatly says that— "Greeley and Garrison—The Tribune and Liberator—looks upon disunion as a blessing, if in its train it brings servile insurrection and the abolition of slavery ; but not so Mr. Lincoln or Mr. Seward, or Mr. Weed, or ourselves, or the hundreds of thousands of U nion-loving and law-abiding Republicans, who thougii opposed to slavery extension and deter mined never to become propagandists ot the in stitution, still recognize the fact, that it has rights under the Constitution." but how is this ? Hon. Alassa Greeley claims Lincoln as his great Pan Jandrum, and says he will stand firm against Weed & Co ! The way in which ttie New York Cuurier and Enquirer pitches into the New Voik Tri bune, both Republicans of the first water, is just this. The Courier says to the Tribune— "Expediency, the sacrifice cf principles, and compromise, were all legitimate according to the Tribune, when'necessary lor obtaining pow er and dispensing patronage ; but not to be thought of, tolerated, or resorted to, for the no bler purposes of couciiliating the moderate men of the border States, and thereby preserving the Constitution and the Union without blood shed." THE RUMORED INVASION OF WASHINGTON.— The House Committee of five, instructed to in vestigate the charges of a contemplated inva sion of Washington, reported on Thursday.— The report states that there is no sufficient proof nf th- existence of a plot to seize the public property at present. Mr. Branch, from ttie same committee, moved a resolu'ion calling lor the withdrawal of the troops Irom the city, as necessary to the free and untrammeled action of Congress, and the preservation of civil lioertv. A sharp debate arose, which ended in the lav ing of Mr. Branch's resolution on the table, by a vote of 125 yeas to 25 nays. RESIGNATIONS OF ARM? AND NAVY OFFI CERS. —Since the secession movement commen ced resignations in the army and navy have been plentiful. In the army two lieutenant colonels, two majors, eight captains, ten lieu tenants and four cadets have resigned. In the navy three captains, three commanders, three pursers, two surgeons and two assistants, six teen lieutenants, three masters, four midship men and twenty acting midshipmen, have rt i tired from the service, believing that their first ■ allegiance is due to ttie soil upon which they : were born, and that they cannot under any ! circumstances draw the sword against the South. IRON CITY COMMERCIAL COLLEGE. —Perhaps no similar institution in this couutry is more extensive or more favorably known than this ; tile teachers have long enjoyed enviable re putations ; the course of study is full and com prehensive. Upward pf five hundred young men are now engaged in active business, in the cities of Pittsburg and Allegheny alone, who have graduated at this College within the past tour years, more than treble the number from any other School in the country, in the same time. The Democracy of the North are for the U nion. They are for the Union as established by the Constitution. They are for the Union on the grouuds of equity and justice to ail its various sections. They have been fighting for the Union ou these grounds lor the last twenty five years. They have been fighting the Black Republican parly, that just so surely as they persisted in the crusade they were carry ing on against the South, fjust surely would disunion coine. Thus have the Democracy ot the North shown their devotion to .the Union. Patriot Sf Union. NAVAL. —The United States revenue cutter Harriet Lane is to be temporarily converted in to a man-of-war. She is now at the Brooklyn navy-yarn, to receeive a new and formidable' armament. Four 34 cwt. guns, one 12 pound howitzer, and a quantity of shqt and shell, will be put on board, it is said that a marine guard is to be detailed for her immediately. The storeship Supply is ordered to the Florida coast, with stores and provisions for the home squad ron. The Mississippi, at Boston, is ready for sea. Letters for the Brooklyn, Macedonian, Wyandotte, S. Louis and Sabine, will be for warded by the Supply, if left at the Krooklyn Naval Lyceum, without expense. HF"The St. Louis Republican of the 7, gives the particulars,obtained from private sources of the murder of Air. Carey, an inoffensive citizen of Brownsville, Missouri, committed on the road to Knok Noster. Mr. Carey formerly resided in Kansas, where he took sides strongly against Alontgoinery, and his murder is attributed to e. member of that desperado's gang. 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IMPORTANT MOVEMENT IN NEW MEXICO.— The Legislature of New Mexico had passed act for the election of delegates to form a State | Constitution, which is to be held in May next. The delegates are to meet in June to discharge (tie duties which will be imposed upon them, and the Constitution they form is afterwards to I be submitted to the people, fur ratification or rejection, at a general election to be held in September. DESTRUCTIVE FRESUETS. —A large number of our exchanges bring details of the late freshets, which seem to have visited many places, botti at the North and at the South. The Albany, N. Y., paper*, estimate the damage occasioned by the f.-eshet at that city at SIOO,OOO. The Troy papers set down their loss at about $lO, 000. The water in the North rivpr, at Albany has rapidly receded during the last two days. A COMPLIMENT TO FANNY FEKV FROM A. T. STEWART. — We learn from the Rev. Mr. Field editor of the Evangelist, that A. T. Stewart, the great merchant prince, was'recently so de lighted with one of Fanny Fern's articles, that he inquired where she resided, in order that he might send her one ot the best sillo dresses in his store. Tins is certainly a corn pi iin r.t that the authoress may well be proud of.— JV. Y. pa- P tT - COLONEL JUDGE, of Alabama, has called on President Buchanan, with a view of entering into negotiations for the transfer of the United States forts and other government property in Alabama to the government ol that State. The President, however, declines to recognize him in an official capacity. IHE Second Adventuts have Really agreed upon a time when earthly doings shall be wouod up. It 18 stated to he about the 4th of March next, or a lew days thereafter, a great deal depending OD the course L.ncoln pursue* in the administration affairs. IfM I TTsH CE .7o~*U E^— During the nine month, ending the first of February the rervant girls oi Cincinnati sent to their parents and friend in Europe the sum ol 'so4. 900 The remittances vary in *., ranging f rom $3 to 5-iD. OPPOSED TO ALL COMPRJJIISEA. The N Y Tribune oi Monday says : "A lriend who has just had a prolonged and confidential interview with Mr. Lincoln, at Springfield, writes ns that Mr. L., invariably opposed to all compro mises, no matter in what tense." DISEASES OF IHE LIVEK— You may aiwav. know when your liver is out of order "or when you are what 1* called bilious, by any of the following symptoms ; pain in the tide and back, dizziness, dull headache, a bad taste fa mouth in the morning, sallow colored complex on, yellowish tint in the eyes, costivenexs, or diarrhcea ol slimy dark color, low spirit and dismal forebodings. It is acknowledged by all physicians and others who have seen their ac tion, that JUDSON'S MOUNTAIN HERB PILLS are a perfect cure lor all billioui affections. So pleasantly do the, search out and drive away the seeds of disease, that all persons living in a country where Fever and Ague, and all other bilious diseases are preva lent, will find they should never be without them. From two to four Pills each night on going to b*d, will in a short time drive a way the sickly yellow look ol biiious persons, and bring to their cheeks a beautiful glow ot j perfect health. J EPSON'S MOUNTAIN HEBB PILLS ABB SOLD j EY ALL DEALERS IN MEDICINE. Markets. j Wednesday, Feb, 20th.—Th# Flour markst continues very dull but supplies Come forward 1 .1 nviy, and notwithstanding the limited inqui j ry both for export and home consumption, pri ces remain without quotable change. The sales reported for shipment are a few hundred bar rels at s"> per ban el, at which figure it is very In ely offered, 500 barrels extra at $5 25 and 1100 barrels Penn'a., extra lamily at $5 50, ;>OO do. City Mills do. $5. The sales the re tailers and bakeis range lrom $5 to $5 37J for common and extra brands, $5 44 an'd 6 for ex tra family, and $6 124 and 6 50 for fancy lots according to quality. Rye flour is selling in a &ma!l way at $3 50 and 3 621. Penn'a. ! Corn Meal is held at $2 87i per barrel, but j there is no inquiry for it at this figure. Grain—Wheat is dull at Saturday's quota : lions, but there is not much coming* forward ; S .".ales of 1000 bushels fair and prime Penn'a. and 1 Western Red at $1 24 and 1 27 per bushel.— j White ranges from $1 32 to $1 40. There is 1 less Rve offering ; small sales of PeDn'a. at 67 | and 6S cents ; is worth 63 and C 4 i cents. Corn is in firm demand and prices ra ther firmer. Sales of 3000 bushels, including new yellow at 57 and 59 cents—afloat at tb latter figure ; old do. at 65 cents, and new White at 5S cents. Oats are steady at 33 cent, per bushel for Penn'a., and 31 cents tor Dela ware. 50tTbiishels Winter Barley sold at 72 : cents, and 1000 bushels Penn'a., at 70 cents. Barley Malt ranges from 85 to 95 cents. Cloverseed ol medium and poor quali'y is plenty and dull, while strictly prime lots are scarce and wanted. Sales of 400 bushels fair and good at $4 50 and 4 65 per 64 lbs, inclu ding 100 bags prime, lrom second hands, at $5, and 50 bags do. at S cents per lb. No change in Timothy and Flaxseed. The former is worth §2 25 and 2 37J, and the latter $1 43 per bushel. In Groceries there is but little change ; sales ; of Rio Coffee—which is in fair demand, at 12i and 13 cents, four moaths. Sugar ami Molas j ses are dull. The Provision market is dull. Mess Park is I held at $lB 25 per barrel. Bacon is moving j off in lots at 11 and 124 centi for Hams ; 10 ft j cents for Sides, and Si cents for Shoulders. In green meats no change. Lard is steady at 10i cents, cash, in barrels, and 11 rents in kegs. 5000 lbs solid packed BuUer sold at 10 cents. Whiskey is unchanged. Sales of Ohio bbls. at 18 cents; Penn'a. do. at 174 cents; hhds. at l7i ceuts, and Drudge at 17 cen.s. —JIAKUIED— SIGAFOOS—POTTS.—On Sunday evening the 17th iost., by the Rev. 8. Banies, Rev, George Sigafoos and Mrs. Sarah E. Potts, all cl Bedford. the above notice, was the bright and cheering medallion ofo Uncle Sam stamped in gold, and surmounted by the words, "ONE DOLLAK." Long may the happy couple live to enjoy tha manifold blisses ot wedded life. ■- ■ . J 'J II D I E - FORGUSON.—On the Bth of January, ult., 1-aac Forguson, aged IS years, 4 months and 14 days. PUBLIC SALE OF VALUABLE REAL ESTATE. BY virtue of an order of the Orphans' court of Bedford County, he undersigned will offer at pub lic sale, on the premises, on SATURDAY 23d MARCH, NEXT, the following described real estate : Purpart "A," containing 55 acres 55 perches nett, being the one third part thereof, adjoining lands ot Jacob Snider, Frederick Stoler and othets. Part '-B," containing 47 acres and 123 perches, nett measure, adjoining lands ofbatn'l. Burger, Jccob Working and others. Purpart "C," containing 212 acres, nett mea sure, adjoining lands of D. Soowberger, Mait'.n Miller and others, and Purpart -D," containing 128 acres rii„ 11 perch es nett measure, a joining lands of Fred. Stoler, A. Kversole and others: all situated in Middle Wood bury.Township, Bedtord County. Being the Real estate of 01. Wis. \V. Reed, riee'd., lately uppraistd under proceedings in Partition. TERMS : One third at confirmation of sale, and the balance in twp equal annual payments with out intereat.. AARON REED, Feb 22d, '6l. 4t. Executor. MTOTICE.— All persons indebted to Ike sub scriber, are herebr notified to call and settle their accounts before the first of April next, or tbey will be left in the bands of a Justice for collection. - SARAH E. POTTS. I Feb. 22d,'61.