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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

death _JBQF°Ata negro celebration lately an Irishman stood listening to the colored speaker expatiating upon government and freedom, and as the orator eaine to a * period ' from one of the highest, most poetical flights, the Irishman said : _<Beda .d, he speaks well for a _nagur_, didn't He now?' Somebody said,' he isn't a negro—he is only a half nea;ro.' 1 Only a half iiagar. b &l WoJJ,ifa half nagur can talk in that style* I'm thinkings a _#hole uagnf might _forte tfisprdpbet-Jeremiah?' _( • .

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

*^.M any o_f the br ightest virtues-ar|[ like stars—there inust be nighlt or _j_^_Oft cannot Bhinc. Without sufleringr _|_S_|_ro. can Be no fortitude, no _paUeiuce, nbcpWr pa|_Sipn, ho syiripathy;. _Txi _^njdytlife/yotf. SjSiouW be a Httle _miserable oeoaaoji_^t y_^ Trouble,;Uke caytenno, is not• _Teqji ' o_^j|b ' ablp&»;; i_^elf, _butjj_^eji _^e_^.T_^t_4 o|h _^^ _^ in _& ' ¦ -:¦¦.;¦ ' . - . _^ y . ' ¦ ¦ ;:" .

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

8_gft, -_^ _^^7 wishing the service of adyer_^5 WS_* _leferjod to an excellent workman, _w_$& w_43;SQm .ething pf a wag in his line. The; ladyJoalicd, and asked, ' Are-youthe dy? . ing.man_^ _"T • . ¦.. -•-. : \ ' _" :r ' ' "_^ ;. No, ma'am, I'm a living man-r-_^ut Tit dyis fpryott! promptly replied the maridf many cpldrs, putting the emphasis, wh_^re_, it was needed. : -¦ .- '.¦'

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

_Hottlotoal FeeUmr on tlte Decline * " Look upon the bri ght side/' eajs.the old maxim; but in times of danger, "look upon the dark Bide," say we "Look up! Look up!" ia rery good advice—sorne_^ times; but, while walking through a dcri of rattlesnakes, "Look- 4°wn ! Look down!" lis much . better advice. Many a poor mdjrtal'has been ruined forever, by looking upon the bright side, when the dark Bide la dangerously dark—and %e# often has the " snake in the grass" proven a destroyer to the unconscious looker-upl A constant looking upon the bright side—• a conscious sense of security has often lulled men to a sleep, the awakening from which has been a sad one: So, we fear, is jfc the case with] the American people—always accustomed to " , pjcospenty and security, they are accustomed to look for _thesetblessings, as a matter of consequence; and the anticipation of danger of anyv _sort, is drowned in these blessings. At <^;_Mme, we-think the American peor pie heed awakening;...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

PEJI AHD SCISSaES . _jjjjgr In _Pjckinwra College, _yrt Carlisle, Pa., there are one _bundled and _ninietjr _atadenta<. ._^' _, J@_* _gueen _jVictpria baa receiyeti a jpr«wnt Of eighty _horees _fijoni theSnltaui : ' _JJj^* Th e present population of Philadelphia is _caftmated nt obopt 620,000. ¦ _(_gp* I_^earn to hdld thy tongue. Five words coat _Zachiirins 40 _^rceka silence. - _$3_^ Thc _Burft way to be cheated is to fancy _oaraelves more enduing than others. : _fi^* : Esteem is | the mother of lore, but the daughter ia often o)dor than the mother. ; «_Q_^, A ho spitable man is .never ashamed cf his " dinner, when _ypu come to dine with him. : 86_^" There is n _pum about town who is loth_, to keep _hiB own dompany, from fear of degradiiig himself. _< ; ; _Q_^. Man passes his life in reasoning on the., past, in complaining of the _present, and in trembling for the future. . _r .</> 15_^, Old men are like the wrecks <>f tim«; thrown by...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

mm o_^_mjDp|[i|tBiipi& * , * . (^RRBSPOJflJENTS. - ¦ ' ;, (¦¦; _Fjt _O* JJto_^ Triton The _In«_brl»te >i _Coiirae_. "tywkBctthoowmtha wtee wtteBit _^ torflJ, _whjn tt glveth j tt_« color in ttMCiqt, wb«n tt _Jnoy""^^?!*^ Itlh' hwt it blteth _BkeVterpent, knd _slt_^Wb ltk_« an •Atef_^ - ' : v _->-: _- ¦ _- ' :-,--r : \ i; I once knew a _tnon who was in _poefesaion or it strong constitution, a bright and vigorous mind I and deep religious principles, _j He had received »good education, and inherited » fortune, and started out in life _«.Ddef favorable _circnmsUnces. He had married a|<*pectaDle l«_dr _;of considerable qnsUties ofpinind to_3 heart; » lady who looked npon mirtisg_^ in a different light in _whioh many y\v* t'—a. responsible «nd iply _relatwiL TJi_^r _iJirpd in splendor, and love for each, other wi|s pot wanting _tp make their lives what; Ute|i _< _^_o_™_14 •_ji ways hare been—pleasant -*Ba ' ;fi«|>|if.| ¦ There seemed to ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

An Indian Battle la _Mlnnesottb ' TbeMinnesotian, Extra, printed ntShiltopeft, gWea an account of a battle betweenifw_»lndiani tribes, Cuippewas and Sious, wfuc_'ii _T_»_lj place in that vicinity, nnd of which tne eitizeas of Sbakopee were gratified spvetatoi-s: The _Chippewoa nunibered, licconling to different enumi rations made of thoni &t hoa:_** were they _pas_*eiJ, loO to 200 wnrriov3. They arrived in the woods opposite to _Jltrpliy'alanding, below Sbakope_", during Wednesday nlghk The first intimation tbe Sioux4iad of their presences was the killing of one of their number, - sit daybreak,'who was fishing in a canoe. Ilia ' _sqoaw immediately fed to the _tapecs, whichiare about a mile below the town, and gave the alarm, when the Sioux _wnrriors to the number of 40 or 50 seised their guns, and at one? _proceodod to the ferry tinder cover of the _bushca on the south bank. A rapid fir*1 then _commenced be* tween the hostile tribes across the river, which did no damag...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

Stabixmm Facts.—Dr. Hiram Coxe, of Cincinnati, Chemical Inspector of Ohio, in a recent Jublicatiou states that " during two years bo ad made 249 inspections of various kinds of liquors, and has found more than nine-tenths of them imitations, and a greater portion of them poisonous concoctions. Of bnmdy he has not found more than one gallon of pure in a hundred gallons, the imitations having been whiskey for » basis, and various poisonous acids for the condiments. Of wines, not a gallon in a thousand purporting to be sherry, port or sweet Malaga, is pure: but they are made of water, sulphuric acid, alum,' guinea pepper, horse raddiah. and many of them without a single drop of alcoholic spirit. No Madeira has b*en made since. 1851, _nnd _Jthere ore now only 7,000 or 8,000 pipe? upon the entire island. Dr. Cox warrants there are not ten gallons of pure port iu Cincinnati. He also States that in his Inspections of whiskey, lie, found only from 15 to * 20 percent, of alooholio spirit, ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

MAaTissBUEo, June tth, 1858. i Messbs. Editors:—The, dark >hd frowning clouds which so recently veiled _thf azure vault of heaven, have'dispersed, and the blue sky has again made its appearance, and with _tbU ths Blair county Normal School continues to prosper, and increase In numbers and _ujiteiest. .Six or eight students have lately co_|_a_>i and several more are expected the present iweek. trh& number now here is betiveen sixij ftnd _seventy. On Wednesday evening last, _ectures were delivered by Professnrs DeAii »td Calkins—.The subjects were ' ably discussed showing the, benefits arising; from the establi_^hnient of the Common School system. \ ] The people of Martinsbnrg, rolled in m mane until the lectute-rooni was _Bo_^_dfeaslsly crowded _. that there was scarcely space enough left for free and easy breathing. However, the snbjeeis i_^ere 80 eloquently argued, thnt thoy were appreciated to a very high degree b y all w ho wcrto present. On Friday _even...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

_; A Toskado.—We learn from _CoL_^_Jocaea A. Ekia that tbe most terrific wind storm e$p$fi_< i enced in the vicinity for twenty _jeara, «ccom- i pnnied with thunder nnd lightning, and hail _aa large as hulled walnuts, passed, over KlUabeth totrnship- on Monday afternoon, _unrooSng houses, demolishing fences, destroying gcrdens an-J orchards, _nnd1 uprooting _hundreds of trees. It! began, at two o'clock, P. M., lasted about three quarters,of an hour, and covered on ex- , _^ tent of about six miles, passing .through Eliza- ' tetb township and between Pine. Bun and Lime- S town, its course he ' _mg nearly north and south. 1 The sugar camps of George and Joseph Smith j were nearly destroyed, the trees being1 literally ; twisted offal the roots. The amoautof damage < _sustains! by the formers is considerable, _tSa I crops being injured materially. The_^torm _ivaa ; most severe in the vicinity of LongTiraber Bud, aud wns less severely felt at McKeespbrt Oar _, up the river...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

Shockiko _Cbueltt to a Child bt a Lbsatic.; j —A lunatic in Carthage, near Rochester, enticed a little boy, four years old, _across the street. to . the house where ho was. As the' little fellow attempted to eater ih_$ door tho crazy tana closed it, catching the fingers of the child between the door and tbe casing The bwite, deaf to the shrieks of the sufferer, pressed the door tightly together, and bolted it. Ho then raised the window, put his head out to look at the child and exult over the misery ho hod caused. A man who happened to,b<? passing beard the cries of the child .and quickly run to the rescue. lie I found the boy in the position described, and tbe fieud, who ha«l placed him there , with head out of. tho window, grinning like a demon, andoc* _ca _sionnlly _exclaiining, " I've got yo a fast,- iu>_yri~ The man was not long in _bursting open tbe door and getting the cbiM's hand from the vice Hi which Jt was held. The fingers of the boy _wera crushed, bones ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

Almost a D_\mL. -_~ln the House of _Jfajpresentatives, pn the 2d instant, Mr. Harris) of -Illinois, denounced a personal jrtatement made by Mr. Hnghes, of Indiana, as-false, when Mr. Hughes called him ajiar . ._% Jlr. Harris replied, "it is fake, and you can wear it at your pleasure." . $£_p, Hughes subsequently sent a challenge _,_jo Mr. Harris, who promptly accepted it. Through the influence of the friends of both parties the _ohallenge was afterwards ¦ suspended, or temporarily withdrawn for 4g_$janatian. Late in the evening an arj_^ tMUpBinent was made by which the offen-^^5B. language was withdrawn by each in *•&&&§** _'_^ _^ was nttcred, and thus the JSHEbstxltids have been amicably adjusted.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

_5?45S _Editobiai. _UNipS.-_^Vc .learn _tbafcYtbo Annual meeting of the Pennsyl-T«nia Editorial Union, w(hioh was to .take p lace in Philadelphia June 16th, has, by the direotion of the Executive Committee, been postponed till October 20th. The change ias been made for various reasons. One is that many city Editors are out of town in Juno; the weather is hot and the _city is dull; many Editors in the country cannot then leave home convenientl y_; and besides_, October is a pleasanter month, when the election is over !and all will be in ft mood to enjoy the recreation and variety affinrded by a meeting in Philadelphia. We hope there will be a good representation of country Editors. / ' , •

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

Petebsqn' s MaCiazine.—^The July number of thia popular, periodical is .received. - JI?& _Aun ;S. ' Stephens, we see, beg ins, a thrilling Original Novelet , entitled "King Philip 's daughter." Hereafter, " .M* _& 8. _ftill _^rite exclusively for "Peterson's Magazine/' her own having beep merged into _^, and her fine _corps of contributors _tragefcrred to Ji t also. -This makes," Petereon" unapjfftfacliable in lit exary merit. A new volume * begins with the July _Bomber Now ;is the time to subscribe. _. Terms 82.00 per annum; or, Eight copies for SI0.00. Address, Chas. J; _^_efe_^_Jn , _J306 Chestnut _strict, Phila: A RMcimen may be seen at this office.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

N-: « _iB_^ The people of New Orleans, have _tpen in an uproar for the last week, in _^^_eqae pce of the establishment of a _yj_^g-jtianca Commit tee in opposition to the o&fy government Both parties were strong-^ arm_^d and ._dett?©mcd to resist each * _#Jber, but the _latent accounts state that _th_ft _fofaT had,'' J[_WPP in to tke Vigilance Committee. _Tb&ff election for city offi t&l&mmhP* 1 _Atonoaj o&t, waica re* j_$_tej§- ¦ _ffi _^fr _taiacess of tte. Americas _Ijwket by about three hundred majority.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

gar The _laleSt _intelli_^n ironY TJtah Indicates more trouble with thatiunfortunate people. _Qov. _dimming, it is retried, has been driven from,Salt Xake City, _T_>ut this is considered doubtful The Mprmons were inarms .and determined to ! _resjst ibo troops to the last. The army at Fort Scott is paid to be sufferingfor want of _provisions, and were .living on mule meat. Still later intelligence brings the alarming rjunor that ' Capt. Marcy ' _s supply train from, Santa Fe had been cut off by the Mormons. ! > /V ' _<ki: .

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

, The Late Southern _Convention. —In pursuance, of a call for the purpose, a Convention, intended to create public opiniou infavor _^ of the Slave Trade, was held, lately, in .Montgomery, Alabama. It is stated to have proven a failure. The editor of the Richmond South, heretofore an ultra disnuionist and a great advocate of the traffic in( Slaves-, delivered a speech on th_^e occasion, denouncing in unqualified terms the unholy traffic; apd the effect of the _convention; was to prove that the South did,not8anption the Slave trade.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

Stbam Powsn ijr Schotlkiii Cqcktt, Pa.— In Schuylkill county, Pennsylvania, there are 420 steam engines employed in raising coal, draining ' mines, manufacturing and other purposes, the power of which is equal to the exer- \ tienof 100,000 able _bedied men, calculating sev- i _crt me P. _Pt*.|>"«o _Jjower. When the prepared i ooal of this county was broken by _*and, it tlicn i: required y_»rce mea -for every ten tbna of coal broken aud cleaned exclusive of the mining uiri raising; now an eighty-horse engine •will break clean and shi p from 600' to 1,000 tons of cosl ' " per day. A'single first class locomo tive will u ' o " ¦ as much work in twelve hours on a good rnitroad as 2,100 stout horses and 1,000 teamsters _? on on ordinary turnpike road. |

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

f*_£» \_Te sec it stated that the early completion of the _Sun'oury and Erie Eailroad is now n fixed fact. It will be _comi pieted to Lock Haven in November. Mr. Morehead, the _(President, says .that a locomotive _aud train of cars will pass over the t entire road, from Philadelphia and Sunbory to Erie, before the expiration ofGor. Packer's term o . f office. . , '

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Altoona Tribune — 10 June 1858

Movemknts of QgN: Wai.kbR-—A private despatch frrfni New Orleans informs us that the Steamship Company, chartered by tbe Alabama Legislature, will ruu the first boat from Mobile to San Juan del Norte, (Greytown,) oh the 25tu of this month—when Gen. Walker, _witha strong vanguard and staff,- with proper appointments of all kinds, _wlU proceed to invest the Son Juan River. He will b_? followed, as soon ae propticar ble, by detachments for his anry, so as toreinforco and concentrate a column of about three Uio_^uand men.~J_^objfejjr» Star, Fhttnday laiu

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