News items from the Saturday, Feb. 13, 1847, edition of The Democratic Clarion, forerunner of The Princeton Daily Clarion.

WE ARE PREPARED to state that the Princeton Guards have made arrangements for celebrating the 22nd of February ensuing, and that there will be an oration delivered by the Rev. Mr. McAlroy, in the Court-House, to commence at the ringing of the bell about half past twelve o’clock, when the citizens generally, and the ladies in particular, are invited to attend. After the oration, the members of the company will partake of a dinner at the Hotel of Joseph V. Hill.

MONEY TO LET!!Those having money to let go for cabinet furniture such as bureaus, tables, cupboards, bedsteads of all kinds or anything in that line, will find a good supply on hand at the shop of G.W. Polk on Main Cross Street — all of which he offers very low for cash. Coffins made to order on short notice and on low terms. A hearse drawn by one or two horses — furnished to order. Turning jobs will be promptly attended to by G.W. Polk.

PRINCETON SEMINARY!!!The semi-annual review and exhibition of this institution will take place on Wednesday, the 17th — the former in the Seminary at 9 o’clock a.m., the latter in the Court-House — commencing at 6 o’clock p.m.

NOTICENotice is hereby given that my wife Nancy has left my bed and board without any just cause or provocation, and I hereby forswear all persons from treating her on my account, as I will not pay any debts of her contracting. — Washington Pierce.

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