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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

Common Sohool Law- One of the most important duties of the citizens is to foster and encourage the cause of education. Every man and woman owe a duly to their children in securing to them an education, but which is too generaly under-estimated in its importance by ibem. Educate your childrenemploy the best teachers you can, and recollect the higher wages you pay your teachers, the bettor talent it will command. The new Common School Law contains the following section: Sec. 8. If all the members of any board of directors shall refuse or neglect-to perform their respective duties by levying the tax required by law, and to put or keep the schools in operation so far as the means of the district will admit, the Court of Quarter Session of the proper county shall,.upon complaint in writing by any six taxable citizens of the district, and on due proof thereof, deolare their seats vacant, and appoint others in their stead until the next annual election for directors, and all director...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

Gleanings from the Mail. tdf~ The late election in Virginia terminated in the election of 14 Democratic and 1 Whigmember of Congress. tyThc seventeen year loco.it, which are to appear this year in the western part of Pennsylvania, bare been tnrned op with ibe plow, in Beaver eonrrty. Pa., by tbc hundreds. The hogs eat them with avidity. GT Major Stall, late l*avy Agent al Washington, is 3aid to be a defaulter lo $150,000. Sr The first boat on ibe Brie canal from Buffalo which came over this improvement, icacbed Albany on Wednesday. ES^Horn, ibe pnnstcr/challenged'a sick man's vote at ihe receni municipal election, on the ground thai he was an ill Itgal roler* Eff"So far as healibn concerned, we doubt if any belter place can be found Jo rile World than the city of New York. Washed by rivers, watered by the Crolon and fanned by the seabreeze, it is a very H yger. So say* flvt Home Journal. GTThe steamship Washington nas-tfrrived at her berth, with one hundred and fottf-eme passe...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

Rates of Postage. Ihe following summary statement of the rates of postage, under the law of the 3d of March Jasi has been revised by the obliging and aclire- Assistant Postmaster of this city, William B. Taylor, Esq.—Jour, of Commerce. Letters, not exceeding half an ounce, nor over 300 miles, 5 cents; over 300 miles, 10 cents, Over half an ounce, and not exceeding an ounce, double these rates. Any fractional excess over half an ounce is always counted as an ounce. Ship Letters, delivered where received, 6 cents; if conveyed by mail, 2 cents added lo the usual postage. On letters deposited in a post office for ship, 1 cent. Handbills, Circulars and Advertisements not exceeding one sheet, unsealed, any distance, 3 cents, pie-paid. Newspapers, sent from the office ' of publica-UonAnot exceeding 1990 square inches, under llgwiiles, or within the Stale, 1 cent; over 100 mWs, and out of the State, 1J cent. Over 1900 square inches, the same rates as pamphlet-postage. Transient newspa...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

REMOVAL! noble Deed—Gerril Smith, who to ennobled by many deeds of rauniiiuence, proposes to give tracts of laud varying from 30 to 60fcaeres, to a thousand persons in New York. With each tract ho will make a g ilt of ten dollars in money. He requires the reci pients to be of good character, landless and poor and free from the vice of intoxication ¦;. and in consideration that he has already made grants of land to tw .o hundred and fifty colored men, he confines its present bounty to white persons. Relief Notes.—The new rebel notes are beginning to make their appearance, anil will very soon, wo hope, entirely displace the snilcil and mutilated issues that hare been in circulation lor the last five or six year.-.. fe It should be remembered that the new issue fces not increase the amount of these notes in circulation. They are merely intended to replace the old notes not yet cancelled. A Strike.—Quite an excitement prevailed in Easton during the past week , and continues up t...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

Stye Celjigl) fUgis'ter. ' Allerilown, Pa. TnUBSDAY7MAYT7, 1849. ~ .

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

JTMW TfOJRtKrilOTS. Twenty Seven Peouon's Killed ! FORTY WOUNDEDi Wo extract the following account ol tlie fearful riot which occurred in New York on Thursday nig ht, the 10th instant, at the Astor Place Op era House, from the Tribune of the 11th instant. We are again c alled upon lo record one of the most shameful events which has ever disgraced the history of our city. The riot of Monday night* was but a continuation, was harmless in comparison. We give the particulars in the order of their occurrence, and almost entirely from our own persouul observation. In anticipation of a riot,-the rush for tickets was very great, and before night, none were to be had. For some time before the doors were opened, people began to collect in Astor Place, took their stations at the doors and in the buildings. The crowd increased with every moment, and when we came upon the ground, at half-past seven, the square and street from Broadway to the Bowery were nearly full. There was such a trem...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

(TkcNcrTorkBiot Momcutiioiis Intelligence!!! 0\tV Sc\\\\uvma\i, In spite of the depredations in New York. offers for sale a large assortment of Spi'ing &'Summer Goods, AT WHOLKSAI.E AND RETAIL. THE subscriber is located on the South oast corner of Hamilton street and Market square, wherp may be found a large and splendid assortment of rich , FAXIT STAPLE AMI OTHER GOODS, Purchased in New York and Philadelphia, to which he would call the special attention of all, and mosl ' resjieclfully solicit a share public patronage. The citizens of Allenlown and the surrounding country, are invited to call, as all goods are freely shown, and fill be sold lowcr than in any other establishment in town, among which are tho following, viz : Ladies Dress Goods, Of all the principal varieties, including some fabrics entirely new. "¦Si l&s. A splendid assortment of the newest and most fashionable styles,' SHAWLS. A stock never before equalled in this part of the country, in variety, r...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

Amos Ettiuger Tin and Copper Smith, IN ALLENTOWN. . Takes this method lo inform his old friends and customers, that he still continues llie above business at his "old stand," where he has now on hand 100 Co\*\K}\* Settles, containing from two to thirty-seven gallons, which in point of beauty and durability cannot be superceded, and which will be sold tit reduced prices. He also keeps on hand an assortment of BRASS KETTLES«v TIN WARE, from a whistle to n slill. a new kind of Pumps for Cisterns or Wells, of different prices. Tin RoofingwUl be done inn workmanlike manner, and at such prices lhat no one will have reason lo complain, who calls on him to execute this branch of business. He has prepared himself in such a manner, thathe can contract to-day anil finish to-morrow. IFliislcey-Stills are manufactured at the shortest notice, and at ihe most reasonable prices. In short, all kinds of jobs, either in Copper or in Tin, will be done in a most perfect manner, nnd will stand go...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

Highly Important LITEST ARRIVAL FROMMARMT • . THJ^NEW YORK STORE ! is again filled with rich, elegant, splendid 1 and magnificent Goods and Fabrics, of every conceivable color, style, and quality, utul now open for inspection and use. ILAI>ISSS, - we have for you.a large slock of new and fashionable Dress Goods, which have been selected with great care, both in regard to quality and style, consisting in part of Lawns, Berage, De Lains, Muslin Ginghams, Linen Ginghams, Changeable and Raw Linen, English and American Prints. For Silk Goods wc have splendid Brocade Figured Silks. Rich Camilion, Plain and Colored Silks, Black Silks with rich Lustres, and only such goods as wc can safely recommend for d it nihility, being nnintifaclured from pure boiled silk. Black Silk Shawls. Plain Llamask, and richly embroidered, of every quality and price. • TIUBETSIIAWLS, Black and Mode colors. Pea Green, Silk nndNjufl Gloves, Ladies Collars, Combs, ccc, wliudi can but please you if on...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

M-Jftl iltM'lil A now House and a new Landlord. I he subscriber respectfully informs his friends and the public generally, that ho has taken the newly erected three story brick tavern of Jesse Grim, at the northwest corner of Market Square, in the borough of Allentown, called THE EAGLE HOTEL. The House is known as one of the most spacious and convenient iu . the State—none more .«o out rif Phi/adelphia—and contains 41 room!]. II? therefore feels assured that he can accommodate satisfactorily all who may favor him with a call. His TABLE shall at all times be supplied with the best the season and the markets afford,ami the Bar With the choicest Wines and Liquors. The Reds and Bedding, together with all his furniture being entirely new, the patrons of this house may rely upon finding those two great essentials—cleanliness and comfort. The Stabling is large and commodious, and us he will have none but kind and attentive Ostlers, a due regard will be had to the proper entertain...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

I&ilQaK&UaCDiBQs Inducements are offered in the way of adornment, decoration and dress, infinitely nhead of anything which has yet attracted the attention, or captivated the affections of the Ladies in this vicinity. To Married Men. who avoiding the follies of youth, are looking for wear and utility, gravity and beauty combined. To the Scholar, the Gentleman, theJVIechanic, the Arlizan, the Farmer, the Professional man, and the Day laborer, one and all, the NEW YORK STORE, opens its portals and spreads out its new style of F.1NCV STRIPED CASS1MERES, its unequalled display of Broad Cloilis, hs fancied assortment of' ^Westings, its tastv collection of ' CRAVATS AND NECKERCHIEFS, and its overwhelming and interminable variety of other goods including every7 -'thing that a man can put on his back, draw over his limbs, sirups over his shoulders or lie around his neck, all you have lo do is to call and satisfaction will stand dumb with astonishment. KERN & SAM...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

! prices tinrxtnt. I ! AJlT7cL^~Jlp^' ~ jii /e^:^i'/M y^a}a-: 1 Flour. . . 7T^BurreTir7574 75! 4 7S , Wheat . . . .'. (Bush. U&J 1 " 0S[ 1 20 .Hyo — 55 m 1, 7b, j Com I — 45 65 Oft. Oais .... .,. ; — j 27 > a^ ,35 ' , Buckwheat ' . " . ' — ' 40 ' 40 " '6(J i Flaxseed . . . ! — < 1 25 1 80 I 4f> I Cbverseed . . ! — I 3 00' 4 00 4 00> I 'Iimothy*eed . ! — I, 2 50j 2 75 2' SO ' iPolntoes ... ' — j- 40 ..35 6& I Salt 1 — 45! 45 40 'Butter .... Pound' ¦ 72} 12 ieJ Lard I — 9 10 9 Tallow ¦' —• ;¦ ' 9|- 9 9 ' Beeswax . . . ' — I 25 25 27 Ham ' —• i 91 8 10 I Flitch . . . . .- — l ¦ 7 , - 6 ' ¦ » ' j Tow-yarn. . , — ! H' 81 8 ! Egcs Doz. • 10' 10! IU - j Rye,Whiskey Gall. 25 25> 29 1 Apple .Whiskey — 1 18 251 ' 28 j Linseed Oil. . — , ij;y , 65 05 Hickory Wood Cord 4 50> 4 50'i 6 00 ; Oak Wood ....—¦ ' ; » SO' 3 50: 5 00 j Egg C6al... Ton 3 75 4 00 4 50 , Nut Coal ... — ! 2 50' 8 Of) 3 50 ' Lump Coal . . • — ' 3 50; 2 50 2 65 I Pla...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

i7IAKBS3EI>. "; .,. On the 15th itistant, by the Rev. Mr. Walker, Mr. George IV. Sline.of Reading, formerly of this place, to Miss Mary Haheracker, of this borough. On the l:lth instant, by the Rev. Mr. Dubs, Mr. Alfred Guth, of South Whitehall, to Miss Lydiu 'Hither, of Weisenburg. On Saturday Inst, b y the Rev. Mr. Yaeger, Mr. James Exlibacli, lo'Miss ' Emilia Sterner, both of Bucks county. On tlie filh instant, by the Rev. Mr. Zellcr, Wr.'Daniel Mack, to Miss Matilda Menxth, both of L' pper Milford. On the 15th iu.-tmil. by the -same. Mr. Oniric Trah, uf Sal^burt;. to .Miss Elizabeth Rcichenbuch, of Upper Saucon. On the loth inslnnt. by the Rev. Mr. nubs. .Mr. Samuel Werner, to Miss Mary Sjjinner, bulb ol Allentown. On the same day, hy the same, Mr. Zachrniitx Thomas, to Miss Catharine Cuntanl, both uf Washington. tin the 15th inst., by the Rev. Mr. Ketnmen-r. at her Father's house, Mr. Jacob Lilly, nf 1 lethlehem lsp„ to M i.-s Anna Malinda Slatif, daughter of-Isaac...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

• 1>5KI>. • • " ' • - • . On the 1Mb uli.. in Saucon, Mr. Andrew Appel, aged about (s5 years. On the 17th tilt., in Saucon township, Anna, wilii of Philip Roth, aged about 72 years. On the 5th insl., in Saucon, a daughter of Jacob Ralh, aged 11 years. On the 2(>lh of April, of old age in Swishing township, Elizabeth, consort of the late John Adam Kline, aged >i' -\ years. On the 27th of April, in U.. Mil ford, Mr. Jacob Hitler, aged 20 years. On Wednesday last, in this borough, Jacob Zvlncr, aged 10 years. On the 12th instant, in ' S .outh Whitehall, Mr. John Esch, aged 40 years. On the l;)th instant, in ihis borough, Peter William, son of Aaron and Maria Fink, aged 3 years. On the same day, in South Whitehall, of fever, Solomon Hoffman, aged 22 years. The father of this young man died on the 2fith of March last. On the (ith inst., in this borough, Franklin Filer, son of John Amig, aged 3 years.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

SAX.T Great inducements to Country Storekeepers.1 From 1 to 2000 Bushels of ground and fine Salt, which will be sold cheaper than any ever before offered for sale in this Borough. KERN & SAMSON. May W. 11—am Sugar 8c Molasses. All kinds of Molasses and Sugar for sale j Wholesale and Retail by KERN& SAMSON. May 10. . • ' t—am Queensware. j , A splendid assortment ufGluss and Queens- 1 wan; which will be sold cheap by I KERN & SAMSON. >' May 10. f—tf, Looking Glasses. J A beautiful assortment of mahogany fram-' ed Looking Glasses, will be sold cheap °y I KERN &¦ SAMSON May 10. It— if

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

aiMwaaioMit" han ourt if ' ' ' < . ) : ,,,.f In the Orp 's C Lc-^|f& hig h county. M^.S«p In the matter of the account of V JggSg: Reuben Butz and Daniel Guth, * *itxi^ Adin'rs. &c. of Joshua Butz, fate of Lehigh county, deceased. And now. May 4, 18-10, on petition, the Court'appoint_Henry Longne'ckervJohii D. Si.tles.and A. L. Ruhe, auditors to audit and resettle said ncconui, make distribution, and report to the next stated Orphan's court. From the Uncords, • Teste—J. D. LAWALLt Cfeirt. The auditors above, named will attend to ihe duties of their appoitumuutat the house of Benjamin Hagenbuch, in the borough of Allentown, on Friday the 22d day of June next, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon, wjiere all persons interested can attend if they thiuU proper. H. LONGNECKER, J. D. STILES, A. L. RUHE, May IT. • i—4w

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

Allentown Academy ! The Summer Term of this Institution commences ori Monday the 14th ihst;T, ,;Al-' though pupils are charged from the timejof entrance, yet it isjalways better toe'Kter, either at the commencement of a new term. or a week or two before. Young meri'Vho desire to pursue the study of Surveying, with the higher Mathematics and the English language, will find the present session a favorable one for this purpose. ¦ In the Female Department, plain nnd ornamental needfo work with music, receiver careful attention. Further.particulars may be learned upon application nt the Academy ' U. 0. Ciiani>m:u, A. B. Principal. ¦ Mav». K—4w

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

PUBLIC SALE • Will be sold til Public Sale, on Saturday the 19th day of May next, at 10-o'clock'in the forenoon, at the house of Adam Klitie, dee'd., in Salsburg township, Lehigh county, the following personal property, to wit:.; _^^ r~j. One cow, Clock-withCcase. ~ j£55tji8&i Drawt, Stoves with Pipe, Beds Mff^BjiJ and Bcadsteads, Tables, Chairs ^ysSSSfifeBenches, Books, nnd a -large variety of other articles too numecous ta mention. The conditions will be made known on the day of sale, and due attendance given hy , " PHILIP ROTH, V„ ' .-• CHAS.KECK, 'j ^WMfcl t, ' ¦< May 2. ' ¦ ' < t—4w

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

THE BAKERS. Who Lave given Concerts during the last four years, in the cities and principal towns of Twenty Stales of the Union, respectfully announce that they will give a Vocal Entertainment At the COURTHOUSE, in Allentown, on Friday Evening May 18th, on which occasion they will introduce;n variety of New and Popular Glees. For further particulars see; bills. • Tickets 25 cenls-Doors open at 7J o'clock 10 commence at 8'clock. May 17. t—lw

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 17 May 1849

WANTED ,_1000 Bushels Potatoes wanted, for which the higlnst market price will be paid, either in cash or in trade by PRETZ, GUTH & Co. May 10. .+—tf Looking Glasses, A large and well assorted lot of Looking Glasses, just received and for sale cheap by O. & J. SAEGER. May 10. J—tf

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