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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

iMUMm&MiJira Informs his old friends and the public in general-, that he has moved into his new building, at the "old stand," and that he is litraiii ready at all times to attend to professional duties. Nov. 10. H—lw

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

Lamps. Lamps, Lamps Just received a splendid lot of Candlebra, Lard, Camphine and Fluid Lamps, which will be sold cheap by : .•. • ' ¦ :. .LQCHMAN &. BROTHElL , January II. . U—lw

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

JOSEPH WEAVER. ' November 1G. . U—1m

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

For the.IiakUT¦» R«B"t«. Democracy in Franoe- A bird's-eye glance «« ihe late prime minister's of France last work. . M. Onizot, lata minister of France, has jum published a small work entilled " Democracy in France," which is creating a great sensation both in England and France, in which countries it has been simultaneously issued. One of the principal publishing houses of New York, it seems, is making preparations for the production of its tranfer in English. Having gleaned from several sources the general nature of the work in question, I thought it might probably be interesting to some of your readers to be acquainted with its leading features, particularly aa our elderly sister has so lately thrown Cut its swaddling clothes and put on more womanly apparel. One would naturally suppose that he originated this work through piqne from disappointed ambition; but il needs only to look over a few of the first pages to be assured of the contrary. He says himself on this head: ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

T* "- ¦ •''*. " i ., , Gleanings ffotefj Exohanges. tar-I thought ihe wise men came from the east," said a western man. lo a Yankee. "And the farther you go west, the more you'll think so—J rather guest." '¦", f3TA man gets a kind of respectability front the mere fact of naVlng * family. I have hotbed my passion when about to retort insolently to another, when I thought. 6f his children. OTA teacher of penmanship, hts in twelve lessons tangbt a lawyer to read his own bandwriting. 17* There are oaks in California which are ever green. The Indians live on the acorns. Hr A bill is before the Illinois legislature to charter a company wilh a capital of one million of dollars for the construction of a wire Suspension Bridge across ihe Mississippi st St. Louis. Es7* A buffalo was killed near Erie. Fai. 'on the 15th ultimo, the only one seen ill that part of the country. 'V iy The Legislature of Ohio has repealed the Registry Law of last session, and the SensteTiss passed a bill provi...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

Legislative Proc^&lrirs. . Htaaisauao .Feb. 15, 1849. SENATR—The bill for the erection of a new county out of parts of Berks, Chester and nfcntgomery, to be called Madison, comittfc on its final passage, it Was opposed by Messrs. Potteiger, Hugus and Forsyth, and the question being taken, the bill was lost by a tie vote—yeas 14, nays 14. The motion to reconsider the vote which negatived the bill erecting the new connty of Madison, was takeh up and agreed to. The question then recurring on the original bill, it was discussed by Messrs. Brooke, Sline, Overneld and Richards, and passed1 finally as follows t Yeas—Messrs. Crabb, Cunningham, FricV, Hugos, King, Lawrence, Matthias, Rich, Richards, Sadler, Smyser, Stine and Streeter—13. Nays—Messrs. Boas, Brawley, Brooke, Johnson, Levis, Mason, M'Caslin, Overfield, Sterrett, and Darsie, Speaker—10. Pefifions.—Mr. Boas, from D. Gross, for a divorce; also, one from citizens of Heidelburg, Lehigh county, for the passage of a law ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

How to Live Long.—A' venerable minister, who has preached some 65 years in the same place, being asked what was the secret of long life, re, plied, •> Rise early, live temperately, work hard, and keep cheerful." A nother person, who lived to thr great sue of 110 years, said, in reply to the inquiry, " How he lived so long 1" •• I have always been kind and obliging; have never quarrelled with any one; have eaten and drauk only to satisfy hunger arid thirst, and have never been idle." m m Increase of the Town of Reading.—There were 348 houses built in the town of Reading during last year. Of ihe above 77 are three-story bricl; houses, 75 frame buildings, and the majority of the remainder two-story brick dwellings, ^n. evidence of prosperity that is quite gratifying. • * The largest Liberti/i—Tbe Senate of Indiana, on the 9th ultimo, adopted a resolution instructing the Judiciary Committee to inquire into the expediency of so altering ihe civil and ecclesiastical laws of thai ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

tmignmtt for California.—-The N.Y. Tribune publishes a list of all the vessels which have sailed ftfr California since the 7th December hu\, and the number of their passengers, from which il appears that 4,369 passengers have sailed from New York; 1,251 from Boston ; 166 from Philadelphia (this is too low); 361 from Baltimore ; Mfl from New Orleans, and 1,413 from other ports —making a' total of 8,098. Important Decision—The Supreme Court " of Louisiana IWis decided that Justices of the Peace are irtcorftpetent to grant hail, when parties are brought before them charged wilh an offence pun-Khiibre'ft'ith death,or imprisonment at hard labor for - seven years or more, and lhat bonds taken by them in such cases, for the appearance of persons accused, are void, being in conltavention of a prohibitary law. mm • Wefcome to the President Elect—A Joint Committee has been appointed by the City Councils of Washington to wail on the President of the United Urates elect,on his arrival at ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

New Light.—Mow true it is that the best informed among us learn something new every day. Thr Shakers have recent)* discontinued the use; of pork, and now send all their hogs, old and' young, to matket. They refuse to eat it in any ¦hape whatever—out-Jewing the Jews in their antipathy. It is a strictly religious point with them, they having very recently discovered that the passage of Scripture, which refers to Batan'a entering into the swine, means something more than, in their benighted ignorance, they had sap* posed or even dieamed in any of their visions.— In their belief the whole generation of swine, bristling, or suckling, is accurst for all time.— And so, the edict to that effect has gone foftkto' all the communities. ' Always Have Some Work in JfcnnV^niddstry i« ' the parent of wealth; and it is a bad sign when people have nothing to do. lB 'sych- ' cases it is best to find employment at once in stelfing it.— But in the multiplicity of things to be done in this world, it...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

Coming Sack. The Reading Journal m>s, that one of the California adventurers, who left that city with the first party,some two week* ago, has written home that it in his iineiiiioii to r<>iuin. iii-eermthe vessel .which u a* to carry them to ihe promised land ban not yet failed, nnd that the 'boys' areget'ing therr, and gradually recovering Irnm the fever. Thai pideniieh-evidtmirysutiMdiiiir. and it will take another latch of letters, and a' least aujrty pound gold lump to get -up ?team' again.' Anotheryounggenlleman of intelligence antl theans, who left Erik* with the intention of going to California, and who had made every preparation, after visiting Philadelphia and investigating the whole mmier, abandoned the idea and has tetmnucV. He lourtd that the people who contract to convey adventurers lo the promit-ed laud, are just us ignorant of the means and as destitute of any utility to accomplish their engacerneuis as ihnse they are deluding, and that the piol...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

A Now Department. In the Congressional reports of Monday last, Mr. Vinton of Ohio, Chairman of the Committee of Waysand Means, reported a bill in the House of Representatives, to establish a Department ofThe IriTeridr,orHomeDepart^ -was recommended and drawn up by the Secretary of the Treasury. It takes from the State Department, the Patent Office and Census; from the Treasury Department, the Land-Office and Coast Survey; Irom the War Department, the Indian Bureau and Pension Office ; from the Navy Department, the Marine Pension Derk; from the Executive Department, the Public-Buildings, &c. The Secretary of the Interior to have a salary ot $6000 per annum, with aChief Clerk at S20U0 and oilier additional offices.— The bill seems to meet with general favor, by all parties, and little doubt eMMsof its becoming a law. The business of the-different doparl-¦ments accumulatesasthel'nion becomes more •prpu ' ou?, and a Department of this nature cannot but opera'e in a salutary wa...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

Curious Dcoument-The Washington correspondent of the New York Evening Post says, that Senator Dix, in searching amongst the government archives, has found the original draft of the ordinance of 1784, presented to Congress, and acted upon in the month of April in that year. The Commitiee reporting the ordinance, consisted of Messrs. Jefferson, of Virginia, Howell, of Rhode Island, and Chase of Maryland. The ordinance is in the handwriting of Mr. Jefferson, including the famous clause against slavery or involuntary servitude, which wax struck out by that Congress, and afterwards incorporated b y Mr. Dane, yt . lii* draft of the ordinance of 1787, and adopted by Congress. The paper is deposited in the State Department, along with other records of the proceedings of Congress.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

' ^Qftd Fellows and the Cathotics^-h will be remembered that some time .since the Catholic Bishops or some other authority of the church, issued letters against secret societies of all kinds; and the clergy prohibited from encouraging them in any way. Yesterday at the funeral of Mr. Ray Marsh, several lodges of Odd Fellows, wilh their usual badges, followed his body into St. Patrick's Chn rch. Father O'Reilly, however, before proceeding with the funeral service, gave notice that the rules of the church forbade the tolerance of such badges, and nnless they were removed, the ceremonies could not proceed. Whereupon the Odd Fellows left in a body, followed by several of the citizens who sympathized with them, and repaired to their lodge rooms. —Rochester Dr.mocrat, id inst.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

Death in the Halls of Legislation.—- " in the Virginia Hou. ' .e of Delegates, tasVweelf, While Col. John W. Thompson,of BrltetdaVt, Was making a speech on a bill to establish a branch bank at Fincistle. he suddenly strirtpfn' .sank down to his chair, with his head on his desk, and faintly called for water. It was brought, but he was unable to swallow, afltifh a frw minutes, after an ineffectual effort lo bleed him, he died. The House, thrown into'/he utmost confusion hy this dispensation of Prn'v'hVnce, immediately adjourned, as did the Senate also. The cause of Col. Thompson's death is not known.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

Lancaster Prison*—The county commissioners of Lane 'shsier, have adopted a design by John Haviland^for a new connty prison, to be erected immediately on the ground, west of the reservoir, at the head of East King sireet. The prison will be double the extent of the Berks county prison; and will cost $103,000. Il will accommodate 80 persons, with an enclosure capable of accommodating 160, and will be lighted with gas. The main front will comprise 180 feet, and ihe enclosure will form an area of 8 " 00 by 600 feet. The principal towef will be I ICLfeet high—which is 14 feet above that of the Reading Prison.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

List of Defaulters. The State iieiiMirer of l'euiK-y Ivanialmsrom'irrunicated to the Legislature a list of clefanlieri" to the'S'.ate remaining back for several yean*. The number is 376. for various sums, from Sl.OOOttp to -581.1 i8 70. The nw.'s amount ol -the defalcation isS-407.440 9fl. Suits lo recover the money have been emered in s everal cases, but much ol it is entirely lout. Some of the persons named as defaulters deny lite truth of the allegation, ami ate waiting the issue of suits to establish their non-defalcation.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

A Conscientious Jury.—Lawrence Allman was convicted in Clearfield county, last week, of murder in the first degree. The jury on finding themselves unable to agreement for a Bible and read and prayed alternately until they had made up their verdict. This is different from the practice of juries in this quarter, where they are told lhat they are governed only by theu law and the facts,*' and that a doubt must result lo the benefit of the accused. In the Clearfield case it resulted to the benefit of the Commonwea)th,that is, if the Commonwealth receives any benefit from hanging a man.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

New Tavern License Law. The Dill ieren>ly reported in the l.egi>latute, to change the mode of granting Tavern Licenses, provide* that each borough, ward, ami township, shall annually at the usual springelecliou, choose seven reputable citizens, who shall constitute a board ot Commissioners to examine all applications for license in their respective boroughs, wards, and townships, and recommend •uch as they may deem proper and necessary, to the Judges ol the Quarter Sessions of the proper county, who may grant the same.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

Female Ag-A/»,—The Legislature of New York have' amended the law of that State,-which protects the property of married ladies from their husbands, so as to provide that any married lady may inherit or receive property from other persons than her husband, and lhat the latter shall have no interest, right or title to if; also, that if the husband convey property to his ' wif*. it shall not be liable for the debts-of the forrhe' ' r,'hor shall he have any more right to it than 'if they were unmarried.

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Lehigh Register — 15 February 1849

Virginia LtatL—The lead mines in Nelson Co., Va., Was first discovered on a tract of land purchased by Mr. William Faber, on the edge of the Albemarle line, and 8 miles from the James RiveVTJana I. The lead lies 4 feet below the surface, and thr vein is'4} feet wide; being at least a foAt wider than any other known to the world. R has already been tiaced 4 miles. The yield Is " enormous, b<:ing eighty percent, of pore lead and twb of silver. The owner has applied to the Legislature for a charter.

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