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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

_Postponlngr a Gootse. SMttf JBisedlang. I took a passage in one of the packetships that run between Mobile and New York. She was commanded by a sharp fellow, who was interested in making the trips as profitable as possible. As a general thing, a meaner table was never provided in a cheap boarding-house. During the passage, we were becalmed one day on a part of the coast which was excellent fidhing ground; and the captain_, with the view of saving a dollar or two, ordered the. men to get _,out their fiihiug tackle and try their luck. This, was done and a quantity of the finny tribe were soon transferred from their aqueous abode to the deck of the ship. The captain enlarged upon the delicacy of the _fiah; and closing by asking, ' what say you to a fish dinner to-day, ladies aud gentlemen?' Every body said, by all means!' Attached to the ship was a negro cook called Centaur. ' Centaur ?' cried the captain. 4Aye, nye, sa !' ' _(Jook a _mesg offish for the passengers' dinner; ...

Publication Title: Altoona Tribune
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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

A Race _Yflttn a Widow. Merciful Jehosaphat and big onions, what a time I've had with that widder.— We chartered an omnibus for two, on Christmas, and started. Widder, said I, where shall be go tu? She blushed, and said the didn't like; to say. I Luld her she must say. - ' ' Well Jehucl, if you insist upon it, aud T am to have my choice, 1 had rather go to church.' 1 What for, widder V said I. ' Oh, Jehuel how can you ask me V 'Cause I want to know,' said A. ' Well—(blusbiug _iredder than beef)—it ia such cold weather now, and the nights are so cold, and ~oh, Jehuel, I can t stand it!' 'Oh, pshaw, widd<;r; spit it out; what do you mean V The widow riled. She biled right over like a quart of milk on the fire, aud burst out with— : 'If you can' t understand me you're a heartless brute, so you are.' ' Hold your horses:1 said I. ' "What's all this abuut! I'm not a brute , nor nevM was: and if a man called me that I'd boot him! sure.' Aud then I biled right over, and uubut...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

John White and Susan Black AXOTHEB SEN'SATION STORY. ' ; CHAPTEB II —BEAD IX. . :; j John White was raised on & roiigh, rocky farm, in the State of Conneoticut. Susan, ditto. John knew something about hard work. So did Susan. John had a mechanical genius. Susan had not; A neighbor of John's having emigrated to a smart manufacturing village in the: State of New York, wrote to John th_^tj he would give him twenty dollars a month. John went. ST C _BOSS_0B8, JK. ; OHAPTES I.—PEEI_.UU54_AT. ; ] We know a good story. It is true. ' All the incidents happened very juuch.as we shall relate. The moral is unexceptiona ble. It is about John White and Susan CHAPTER IU.—MAJIVELOUB. • „ ; John saved his wages. His employer engaged in merchandise, and put John into the store. In process of time. Mr. Smith (for such was the name by which John's employer was known) went to the West. John bought him out. John White became a merchant on his own account. He was reported to be worth fou...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

_PROSPECTUS _cr lit ALTOONA TRIBUNE 1 THE CASH SYSTEM ADOPTED! the Cheapest Paper Id the Countyi_" With the present _Damber, the _JHbunebue cntersd upon it_3 _thirvl volvime. Commenced nt r time when the _Confidence of the citizens of Al-Wons in _new«paper_3 and _newspaper pabiisLcr._i _WdB considei&bly shaken, if not lotall . vannibilated_, it h&_» _slowW but sarcly restored that confidence, aud uavr _stands upon ft sure foundation, stadia universally _acknowledged to be one of tt»_o nsod _instituticDS of our town. But this re-»_oit has n^»t been _achierod without a hari strug-1 g ' .e, aiii' cuni_;ideral>;<3 _tipondiiurc uf t ' ._uio and moans on the part of its editors. The _steady increase.of patronage, however, has afforded indabitable _crideace that their labors have beeu apoiat«d. ,t ' In _tatoring u_^on the new Toluaie it ia almost _nnneceaanrj _tp luij that the Tribune will coutinne to be " 1xi>epexo_$xt is EvKErrmxo," being biasse...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

Speech of _lAWam the _Mtaift It is now the question with some, whether Bancroft, in the forthooining yolunie of his history, will retain or _diaowrtt the celebrated speeoh of Looa_^, the MingoChfef A correspondent to the New Yo_?k J?!^ ing Post states thatthesubjoiflwlisrto 'exact and literal copy of the spee,ch _whioh was presented to General _EuKtaohe if ^»ord _Dgjtmaee, the G_6v«mor of Virgmi* be fore whom it waa delivered by LOoan. It is now, wo believe, considered » settled historical faot_, that Col. _Cbssap had nothing to do with the murder of Logan's family —who the guilty person was, has not yet been ascertained, . "My cabin, since I first had one of my own, has ever been open to any white man who wanted shelter; my spoils of hunting since I first began to ranee these woods, have I ever freely imparted to appease his hunger and clothe his nakedness; out what have I seen? what! but -that at my return at night, and laden with spoil, my numerous family lie bleeding on th...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

Revolutionary Anecdote The following revolutionary, anecdote is related in the Virginia Illustrated. In one of Tarleton 's marauding expeditions in toe interior of Virginia, his troops stopped to breakfast at the plantation of old Major Hardy, the father of the present squire. All those of the household who drew the sword were with the armies of their country, but they had by no means curried with them all their pluck aud patriotism. The good lady received her visitors with so much spirit that it seeined she still considered her house her own. aud she still appeared to give with haughty hospitality what her uuwuleome _pu_^-sts would have taken as a matter of course. The officers who breakfasted in the house were awed into , respect by her manner, un<J her houseaud barns were _Spared a fate that befrl many others. But the passage of such a troop was like the visit "f the locusts of Egypt. Fuuuer stinks bad disappeared, granaries wore elliptic*!, meat _hinisva. rilled, ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

* Is Father Here.'—A young man came into a city station house yesterday afternoon, and inquired : ' Is father in here V I do not know: what is his uame ? said the _lieutenant on duty. The name was given, and the record exhibited it, with ' drunk, and disorderly1 attached as the charge. _^ ' Can I see him a moment—he is _mj father V was the response, and the young man _wijs conducted to the iron-cage _Wiere the father bad been confined since morning, now sobered and in his right mind. 1 Father,' said the visitor, 'Jane u dead I' And the young man choked at the sentence, while the strong nerved father! vented his grief in tears and loud _expressions of sorrow. ¦ _=• While the sister and daughter. .'lay upon her dying bed the father had indulged, in liquid potations that dethroned reason, and had been arrested and _eonfioed in tho station house. The son asked for E_|s'release, and the kind hearted officers opened his prison door, and with a word of cojb_« fort and warning, set him ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

Hold Afl'airs. 0.—The landlord trtat3 that Mb |)Q_^i|- _^_M ;^^r|^; :^^_oTC _^ral _e& _^awi _'_sifir iu u bold, round hand, aud tacked on to the door of each bed-room. The rales arc rigidly enforced, and the slightest deviation is met with the penalty.. Here they are: 1.—Gcutlcmen _uilJ blaefc their _boots before leaving their rooms, or they will not be admitted to the tables , trith an extra charge of a bit a meal. ' 2— Gentlemen' going toted with their bobts on. will l_>e _iSned a quarter for first offence, fotur bits for the _secondhand turned oW and sued for their board for tne third —the landlord holding on to the plunder. 3.—No person allowed to call twice for the same dish , without paying au extra bit. ¦ ; ¦ ¦;; ' 4.—Any gentleman found gOing to the lady ' s rooms, will be fined five dollars, and perhaps turned out if the caso is aggravating. '' ' ' ¦ ¦ ¦ •¦-•' ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ • ¦ • _: - -^• . ¦ 5.^—All travellers are expectetl to treat before leaving the hous...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

THE .ALTOONA TRIBUNE ttoCBBM *¦ ALLISON, Publishers and Proprietors. t*c _annom, (payablo invariably la . _adTanca,) $\,io All _pepan disoontionsd at the ' expiration of the rone {Aid for. rays ot _^DTBcrffiDra. 1 Insertion 2 do. t do, FoorUnMorlaM, $ 25 $ _xiyt i 60 Ow*iasr_«,(8Uii_«tl ) CO 75 100 Tiro « fl« » ) 1 00 1 60 2 00 Ihn*a (84 - ) 160 % <*> JW _Or«r _tbna -week* and law than tlirt_© months, 25 cents per _ajaare fir _«ach _l&Mrtlon. : 2 _moMha. 6 months. 1 year. sailMaerlMi_, $160 $3 00 {6 00 One VlVUt, _^ 2 60 4 00 7,00 Two « . 4 00 6 00 4 10 00 Tfolf" t 00 8 00 _i 12 00 Four " «oo lo oo u oo Half a column! 10 00 14 00 20 00 One column, * ' 14 00 26 00 40 00 Administrators and Execntor* Notises, ' 1 75 If «rehanta advertising by the year, three gqaarM_, with liberty to change, 10 00 Ptoftssional or _Basinm Cards,. cot exceeding 8 _Uom, with paper, per year, £ 00 ¦ Ooaunankstloni of a political _character or _indlridual IntfTMt. wi)l betharged a...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

_tm *<Whf are _tj _^ B_#fi_#^^l_^ thrMic_^gwi periitei_^iry _^pB-_^Pfr asked _Ws friend, a d_«_y or t_^ _SnfeT the Ec_^4_BaUx()ad,_aiW_^e_^J_«tS expires _before tiiey get _fbeTe _,'>; v;_4v_

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

Editorial _Correspondence. '" * "" "¦ •v ¦;¦ • ¦; ——. V; ¦ ¦ I - PfljLADEi_^ai a, April 23,1858. We wrived ;bere about 12* o'clock on last Tuesday evening, and in accordance with our usual custom, directed oar steps to the "States Union Hotel," on Market street, above Sixth, and put ourself under the care of its popular proprietor, George W. Hinkle/_Eaq. After a refreahingxlight's rest, we stowed away a hearty breakfast in our "bread-basketj" and then went Vboblnn' around to see the "sights."—We called around on several of our old friendsand found thorn not only looking wcl_^ %t_«fco prospering better than the hard times justifiod. Among the rest we called W our correspondent, "Sigma," and found him none the worse for his liter* ary _efforts for the Tribune. He is a clever, agreeable young fellow, and is well posted up in everything pertaining to the city and city life. After agreeably spending die forenoon- among our old friends, we _refojtned to our quarters, and partook of ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

PEN AND SCIS80RS. _f€j?* Scanlal will rub out like dirt when it u diy. _tSf Nonsense—Sense that happens to differ from your own. . 8_@=- The shock of an earthquake was recently felt in Ashtabulu, Ohio. ¦ ¦ _BSy* _Wanted, by a Dutch gardeuer, a journeyman cooper to head a oubbage. • • _H&, A favorite song just now^— •• I've no money," from the Loan of a Lover. • _ggg_^If an enemy smite thee on! one cheek, turn round and hit him a thundering clap for hid unmannerly kindness. B??t. The newspaper publishers of Lchigb county have held u meeting and agreed to adopt the cash system in their business. fi_^g,.. What is the difference between n cut and a document ? One has _clavs n' t the end of its pain, nnd the other has pauses at tho end of its clausu.'.'.' ; . . _WSf_~ A Placerville loafer _tniatook a globe lump with litters on it, for the queen of night, and olclaimed : " \Vell. I'm cussed if somebody hain't stuck an advertisement on the _inooy!" 8<_fU_._We notice th...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

FKOM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENTS Alien Spbinq. April 17, 1858. Deab Silt:—I km going to speak a few words to you, in this public manner, in hopes of gaining your attention to a subject which is of vital importance.both to you and to the rising generation. In doing _i iO I am actuated by no motives save those of aibBnevoleht character. If, in the course of my re narks, I should say anything that sounds bars ily to your ears, you wil: please consider the fea ful importance of tiie subject, and receive it ii the same spirit in which it is given. In speafcing to an aged man I feel that I should revere ice him and say nothing that would offend; tierefore, I almost shrink from the task; 'but <U ty calls and I must obey. You are aware that you have erected near this plvse a Whiskejr Distillery, you have it now oomploted, and] _Mive already made some of the poisonous beverage; it is the only place in this beautiful and fertile valley that furnishes the vile stuff: you 1 how too, tha...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

_Forelgu _Xewi*. ! sTbe really importnat news, received at Halifax, yesterday, by the matlsteamor, Canada, which brings English papers to the 10th _iuet._^ inclusive, id the full of Lucknow, on the 15th of March. Tho vast British force was ev«rpow_« ering, and, v.hcu the latest despatches left Inoia, the ?• rebels'" were in full flight from Lack /- uow, the greater part of which was; in . the occppation-of the British troops, with _CompafitiveLy small loss to them. At _Calcutta, hdweveVi alaria had been caused by the uufounded report sfaa outbreak in that city. For some tlme_» _iftffced_, it is to be apprehendeJ that revolt wilt _Jmb_, in India, like the famous Greek fire, which was ' no sooner extinguished in one place than It _btoko out in another. _-'- _" _^:; _^ There is certainly something very r«_tribqtti_« in the fact that the chief Indian difficulties Ji*N taken placo in tho _Kingdom of Oude, th« i_^ ue_^ation" of which ' wjw the _olosihk act of _^_tord Dulbouaie'_s am...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

The _Atlantic Monthly.—The May number of this interesting and popular monthly is already on our table. It contains, as u_?ual _, abundance of excellent reading matter, jwhich is designed not only to instruct, bujt also to amuse. It id a regular treasure, a perfect library in itself. We cordially eo!nm>end it to the attention of all who ean| appreciate a hi gh order of literature. _Tennis 83 a year; 2 copies 85. Address Phillips, Sampson A: Co., Boston. P. S. We will furnish any one who desires is, with 1 _>_Jopy of the Atlantic, and 1 copy of the Tribune, for one year, for S3.nO. £€#" The Standard-man and his friend, the "_pediigogue " Lave "backed rig ht down " before the_^ roo_^we furnished them last week. Bat true to their nature, while doing so; they profess to have annihilated us. Poor souls, they1 m;ed some comfort after their overwhelming overthrow , aud as their belief Can b y no means controvert the facts of the case, we can afford to be generous enough to...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

_Suockisq 3|ukder.—On Thursday _legst, the body of \ a young man was found floating in the Sphuylkiil, a short distance ab6ve the Market Street Bridge, Philadelphia. On _removing it from the water it was found topbe the body of Mr. John E. Glark, a young merchant in Philadelphia, who- had been missing since the previous Saturday, on which day he had had some $400 on his person, with which he purposed lifting :a couple of notesin bank. On examining the body the throat was found to be <vtt from ear to ] ear. The Watch of deceased was in his vest pocket, but the chain had been cut. Little or no money was founjd upon his person. The Coroner, with _^ jury, is now busily engaged taking _testimony, and will leave no means unsparedj; to ferret out the perpetrator or _perpetrators of this hellish crime. That the deceased was, foully murdered no one doubts, although at first it was supposed that he might have committed suicide. He _leaves a young widow to mourn his Untimely _fujte,...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

Hobbiblb Traotdt.—A young lady ir, Iowa waa shot by her lover laat week. Her name was Harriet Siedler; his was Robert Schmidt. Both were Germans, living in Dodge County. The parties were engaged to be married about due year ago, and Schmidt had come over from St. Paul, Michigan, where he has _resided, to fulfill the engagement; but the parents of the lady, objected to the; marriage, in consequence of which it was flrrangod between the loiter . * that Schmidt should first shoot the young lady aad then himself. He executed his design so far as the young lady was concerned, but failed to shoot himself on account of the Ic3s of the Cap on his gun. After failing in this, lie threw himself in tie river, but was rescued aad arrested' . The young lady expired on Sunday morning. She charged her parents with being responsible for the awful deed, and;ac%aitte(f her _Jojrft of blame. -_} _/ _^ _" *._ia.?he PittsburgConrttro <_#ifli#lfc* _ChSSft T m«f-at?-_"_^-r*M- - _rij;: j iiiiiihi...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

t&_~ The papers and correspondence bcvtween Lord Napier and the _Secretury uf State, relative to the slave trade, called tor by the Senate, are now before that body, and ordered to be printed. " Mr. _Cass discourses with much force, aud with the slightest spice of ridicule, the new scheme of _forced labor called apprenticeship, or of _involuntary emigrants, by the French _Government, and recognized _bv the British (xoverninent. In conclusion, he says : "I ain instructed by the President to inform, your Lordship that, while he is determined to execute the treaty of 1842 with fidelity and efficiency, be is not prepared, under existing circumstances, to enter into any new stipulations on the subject of African slave trade."

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

_VA_»Wberp _partiw ore _nnkaownito a<_sonrrni« for *4t«ttUlog _If.to require payment"in»d»Anc_«,or . ajro«r«ntecfrom _kaown _ptnons. It i* _therefore tuebM for »ll lucb to icnd m _adTWrtiaMMnU offering to pay ai.tfa* end of _thrw or _«lx ¦ _footta. Whew •_dTwttoemenU are *_ccompmlM wit!» tue mnowbr thtrtaefive or tea _doUwt, *• wai giro the •StwW fhcrfUtbtaatlt oTcmIi mm.

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Untitled Ad [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 29 April 1858

C_^t _^_Ilnnna Criknt '• \ ALTOONA, PA. _"_^ THURSDAY, APRIL 29, 1858.

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