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Id= 69 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
A CARD FROM THE AMERICAN WATOH COMPANY 1 • WAIiTHAM ' , MksS. ' This Company beg leave to inform ' the public that they commenced operations In 1850, and tholr factory now covers'four'aer6s'-of ( ground, and has' cost lijorti /than a. mi^ljUm. dollars, and eu>ployi over,706'operitfvep., Thoy.prpduoo76, 7 000 Watches a yoar, and mako and sell not law thiih one-half of all the watches sold in the United States. '¦'•',.! - • ¦ The difference between their manDfaoturo and the European; is briefly this: European Vfatohes are made aimost entirely hy hand, and the result 1b of necessity a JaoU of that uniformity, which is indispensablo to correot time-keeping. Both the oyo and tbe hand of tbe most skillfnl oporativo must- vaty. Bat it tg .s faot that, except watclioB of tho higher gradog, Europoan watches are the product of the cheapest labor of Switzerland, and the result is' tne worthless Ancree, Levines and so called Patent Levers—which soon cost more in attempted repairs, th...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
¦V WELIiBBOBO, PJBKW'A. i* . . WEDNESDAY, 3n&f& it, 1867. | OXR O fJ L A T ^ piffi !Jjj7 ft ?-^ ' Republican State Nomination. ' ' JUDGE OF TIIE SUPREME COURT, HENBY W. WILLIAMS, OF ALLF.OUENV. . Jaiies^JoNes ' , the able editor of the Jersey -Shore Y^dMtc-,'is' recommended for Stafef&enatorUh' ttie-'!Ly<!omtn & 'District. We heartily endorse the recommendation, ille'itt a faithful r worker and would adorn the position. ' ¦ ' Hdnoi-* to Edwin M;,Sfantoh,'Secretary of War, who has again interposed between the soldier * clerks in the Wai-Department and the rapacity of politicians., It is, i-e\atctj tl^at the ,Qu . artermaster-General!'lately recommended a reduction of the force employed in tys office , and sent iy a list of clerks to be discharged. . Mr.JStanton.examinedthe list and found that half of the number were disabled soldiers, ' He sent too, list back to be revised.- It 'was returned, and one-fourth of the number were fou. nd to be sol...
Id= 43 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
Sborswood vs. Legal Tenders Judge Sharswood-, Copperhead candidate for the Supreme 1 Bench ofthisStato, is a "dead cock" as soon as he is .placed in the pit. It appears that during the war and at a period when the very r'life of the nation was threatenedand when it was only saved, its credit maintained, and its soldiers pafd by the National Currency a£ta erfse came up in the District . Court of Philadelphia, involving the constitutionality of legal tender notes. Judge Sharswood, then as now one of the Judfes^of that Court, delivered an elaborate "Opinion"dissenting from his colleagues, and after 'a labored argumentdeciding that the law ma¬ king . United States notes a legal tender was im-con-sli-iu-tion-al! The-case in question was Borie vs. Trott, in, which the'plaintitf demanded gold ami silver for a debt or paymentdue hira,ata time ¦when gold commanded a high premium and when the whole business of the country, except payment of customs, was conducted in tJniteU States not...
Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
. -, Letter, rrom! Virginia. , ,. Mr. Charles EviFaulkne^, formerly of this county, ' writes us from Rocky Mount, Franklin 'County, Va!, under date of July 4. Mr. Faulkner has been appointed one of the Board of Registration for that County, by Gen. Schofleia. He says: - "The distance from tbla place to Big Lick is 28 milesover a rough, rooky roadcrosBing the Rpanoke and Blackwater Rivers, and Bpveral spurs of the Blue Ridge. This county ia the native place of the Rebel General Jubal Early, who ia now rusticatuig in Canadaand whoas some of the inhabitants say, has vowed never to returnexcept it be under the folds of al Confederate Flag. I was surprised at the mountainous ap¬ pearance of the oourity, which is literajUy 1 cut upwithspursof the Blue Ridge; the bottom lands along the rivers are generally good, producing 'good yields of wheatcorn, and ' tpbacco; but inihls seqtion farmers are content' with from five to seven bushels of wheat per acre. "Registration commenced at this p...
Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
American Manufactures—-Tbo American ' Watch Company of Waltham, Mass. Our readers know that the best mechanism of' the' best irianufatftories of this country is unsurpassed anywhere in the world. The] genius of American inventors and mechanics produced the cotton-ginthe mechanical ^reaper and mower, the'sewing" machine, tHe be'st telegraphic instruments, and last, but not ' least' the'wphderful machinery of the Ainericttn Watch 'COmttanV . of WalthamMa«8i,, a : nletJhanism"that takes h»ld ; of 'the raw "niaterial^tlie brass arid steel$n<\ gold, 'and riroci'oUg stonesaud under competent direction turns out that daily wonder and neces¬ j sity—a perfect time-Keeper. ' Beginning in 1850 in a very J m 1 oderate way,T but with the determination to make none but thoroughlygojld watches, the Company haye cotijtinued to enlarge their 1 works from year to year, (as they'were unable to : supply th6 deraand.)until now they manufacture about one-half of all the watches Bold in the Uni...
Id= 55 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
-:%->-:.. WftT*- M **T-***" ^"iUHlngig-¦*- Hou. Henry W. Williams, the Republican noininu . ee for Judge of: the Supreme Court iu this State, is a native of Connecticut, add within afew months of forty-Blx years of age; H« graduated, at Yale Cplege.'f^'ttru^l.4ijiit#tbn' he subsequently wm the h<jnoWry degree of 3Doc*Dr, of £&#Ji Haying:'ie- , moved to^iitkburg itnih&iiat&y $iter graduating,, hetecame' a stndent in the office of the late Chief Justice Lowry. He was admitted to the Bar in 1846, entering at once on an extensive practice as the law-partner, of his legal tutor. In 1856.Mr. Williams was elected Judge of theDiBtrictCourtof Allegheny county, and in 1881 ire-elected ] without anyorganlzedopposition. r White Judge Williams was a practicing attorney he was regarded asi one'of the safest counsellors a* the Bar. As a lawyer 1 'he is methodifcAV/^n ^ acbtirare] i$¦ a. juqge fearless ' ' and'' upright , possessing; the happy faculty o...
Id= 71 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
NEW DRY <iQCKDS5ST0RE. ¦ j ¦ .;.\.. -.i- . ; :" . ..ij<-f"! • - j' .::']Ki;-i-.) " ! TOLES SfiAiEER, (NO. 5, ' UNION BLOCXi) ~ ~ : . - i "' : :" :\ 'i WE have jutt received our now and very large stook of DRY GOODS, . such os , - i. ¦ ,, - • SHEETINGS, - SHIpTiNQS, PBlDI'IjS, CLOTHS, OASSlMEftES, VESTINGS, BEADY MADE CLOTHING, HATS & CAPS, . BOOTS and SHOES, also & largo and Hvell selected stock of CROCKERY, HARDWARE, WOODEN WARE, STONB WABB, KER0-. sene oil,;paints &oils, sugars; teas, coffees, syrups, molasses, ETC,. DTC, ETC. Wo are able to oflor our customer! the benefit of the , \ LAST DECLINE OF PRICES •p in the New York Market, our Stock having been purchased slnoo tho great decline in Goods. • TOLES & BARKER. Wellsboro. July 3, ^867.
Id= 70 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
jsc.aS!l&iW-'Ji»HK'.-.1.-!Sa. 'V*4-v'<J»ii»<;r • r*>, * s-<S»-«»«Uu. LATEST FA&HIOHB DEMAND /.„ W. BRADLEY'8 CflcbraUd Patent .,, (OB ( ».0OT^!l>|pb) lllli^lB^- f WaES'-rwllt pot b»«a or treat UJlto the single spring, X bnt will projofro tholr ptttttt and graceful shope wtanthreoorfourordluMyiklrts will have boon thrown isTiJo ai uueUios. The hoojMnrocoTorAd with double nnd (wilted thread»nd tho bottom ' rod».aro. not ouly dour bloiprlngs, but twice (or double) covored; preventing them from wearing «ut. when dragging; down stoops, itiir«, 4c. ->-Ki- - - The wonderful flexibility, and great comfort and pleasure to ~ any lady wearing tne Duplex EHiptlo Bkirt, will be experienced partlcnlatly in all crowded 'assemblies, opsrao, carriages, railroad cair», cbnrch pewt, arm chairsfor jSromenad* and honno dress, M the skirt can be folded wbeu in mo to occupy a small p}aco as eo«UyBMconvBal6imjJU.B.»Ulc or " mtuUiidren, «hlnvsI...
Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
We desire to direct attention to the fact that on the reassembling of Congress on the 8d inst.,'the Johnson mem bers retired,.save four, in order to pre vent a quorum, 1 and so put over the session until December. Tlhisfaildd; an< the entire Johnson /Strengthj 3 in' tty House ^ is on hand T voting solidly fo one- ' »"a ' n power. • ,, • . , It is reasonable to suppose that th people of the Uuited States knew wha they wanted last fall when they elected the- 40th Congress. The issue was clearly stated to beas between the President and thc ' people. A Radical Con¬ gress was chosen for the iespecial purpose of cheeking the usurpations of the President. The public can now seje that President Johnson, through Ji: 8 friends in Congress, attempted to prevent.a quorum', in that'body in ordjr that lie migh the better enforce h s policy of Reconstruction. The base design failed, as every design again.it the liberties of an intelligent peop e must fail,.soon or late. " Put the Govern...
Id= 62 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
*^ :;^!V«o.i«^teii*i»*^^/'^ :; - '-~ u ' ^'- 'r'*'' At a regular Meeting of Arbon Lodge, No. 489, I. Oj O. F. held at their Lodgo Room, in Blossburg, orujhe 20th of Juno 1867, tho following Preamble ifnttfiifolatlons vrero adopted: _ WBBitsAsi Tblpiodgo having recaivsd notic* or.stio do^th of'^Srother Watkiks ' iBtan '^ -wn^ wai incidentally illled while parsaing bii occu ; - paSpn as a Mine*, at Daavillo, on the,}2th day 5 : ««Vo/cJ,_Th#|h the death of Br^4i^# this Lodge <tad"lh& order at large bavb been deprived of a good and worthy member, and tkp community Of an esteemed and res ' peoted citizen, that wo deeply sympathize with tho deceased Brother's relatives in Jujs, the^r great ^filiotipn, and will do 'all in our power if nVoeaeary towarfli supporting and educating the one orphan onildol our lato Brother Evans, thereby carrying out in pirt iho greoj *riricte)left,iU'i6Ur|ielflrvDd orfl/r. fJlciblvedstuaithdiAtfobrbthahkiDT this lodge arc dno and. ace her...
Id= 65 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
9- .. . RAIL B0AD; NOTICE. THE undoreignod, tho Commisslonora -of the Wellaboro and . EomtonoevUie Rail Road Company hereby give notice , that the Hooks oj said Company will be oponod at the houso of B. B. Holiday, in Wollsboro, in the County of Tloga, State of Pennsylvania, op Thursday, .the 8th day of August ' -next, nt 12 o'clock. M., for tho purposo of receiving • subsortptionrof stock and to organize said 'Company at whioh timo and place snid Commissioners, win be in attendance. JOHN PABKHUEST, sl iTpowb^, 0. J; HUMPHREY, 3. F. DONALDSON, July 17, 1867-3*, -, .-.,.- Commission era. Orphans' Court Sale. NOTICE is hereby given that Harris Hotohkiss, Guardian of Mathew B. iXotchkiss, a minor child of Loviea Hotcnklss, deceased, will in pursuance of an order/ of the Orphans' Court of Tioga County, soil to I the highest and best bidder for cash the following described lot of ground In Tioga Boro, Tioga Co. Pa., bounded north by Wellsboro street, east bj lands of Margaret Goodric...
Id= 44 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
Things to be Remembered.—Remeftiber that the Democracy of the South instigated the rebellion. Remember- tha6 the Democracy of the North aidedabettedencouraged and sustained the rebellion. Remember.that the Democratic leaders cried Peace ' . Peace! declared in favo(u>!" a cessation of hostilitiesand resolved in their , Xatlonal Convention, in 1m54. that the war for the Union wa» a lailure. Reniembbr that the leaders of that party Encouraged mid promoted desertion. \ Remember that the Southern Democratic rebellion cost us three thousand millions of dollars and carried mourning nnd desolation into every loyal household in'thfe North. Remember that the leaders of Democracy instigated plots in the North in the interest of secession ; that they conspired to. release tha'rebel prisoners at Camp Douglasand to surrender our cities to their tender mercies. Remember this same party fostered and matured the spirit that nerved the arm of a Booth to assassinate Abraham Lincoln.
Id= 59 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
We learned yesterday, the particulars of a Bad accidentthat happened on Catholic hill, about two weeks ago;—John Devine 's boyaged two yearswas accidentally drowned, by falling into a well. He was in charge of some older brother and sistershnd his mother therefore supposed him safeuntil she Vas shocked by the news that he had been found dead in the well. It is supposed the child must have cllmbertfover tlie curbas on the previous day it ^endeavored to do so. The family were greatly afflicted by the sad death of the child.—Corning Journal. Death of Judge Wayne. —Judge James M. "Wayneof the Supreme Court of the United Statesdied, at Washington City on Friday lastaged 82 years. He was appointed toi the Bench in 1835 by President Jackson. Gov. Geary has appointed Col. H.M. Hoyt, of Wilkes Barrean additional law judge of the several courts in the Eleventh judicial ^district, under, an act passed by the last Legislature. !.<
Id= 72 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
ANNOUNCEMENTS For Sheriff. L.B.TAYXOH, or Bloss, will bo a candidate for tho office of Sheriff, subject to tho decision of the Repubcan County Convention.* It, T. HALL, of FarmlnKton, oners blmaelf a, candidate for the offlca of Sheriff, subject to tho decision of tlio* Republican County Convention. JEROME B, POTTEK, of Uiddlcbury, will llo a candidate for tho otBca of Bhcrlff. subject to tho decision of tho Itcpnbllcau County Convention. ' . J. O. BEEMAN, of LawroncoTlllo, will be a candidate for tho office of Sheriff, enbjcct to the decision of the Republican Connty Convention. For Treasurer. 8. B. BOWEN, or Dcerfield, will bo a candldato for Treasurer, subject to the decision of tho Republican Connty Convention. HARRISON C. BAILEY, of Dolmar, will bo a candl date for Connty Treasurer, subject to tho decision of tho Hepublican Convention. 1 For CouMissioNEn. JOB RGXVORD, of Westfiold, will bo a candidnto for CommlBsIonor, subject to the decision of the Republican Convention....
Id= 67 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
Gas Light for the Million THE attention of our readers is called to a new and very useful invention for the burning of tbe Carbon, or Petroleum Oils—Andrew's Patent Gas Generator. The Qenerator cau. be used on any ordinary L^mp.. It slnres.^birt^tbreaper cont. of oil, and glves ' a brillinnt, odorless light. Tbe smoke and superfluous oar bo n being consumed, it oonstftutrs by far tho best siek-room lamp ever'nsed. No chimneys-are nsed, hence no breakago and expense in that line. It will not " blou ont," nor can' St get onl( of order. It cannot explode, and is always safe and oonvdnient, besides being the oboapest and best gas light in use.- The oitizens of'thik town and vicinity are now being BUppliod with tbe Gonorator, and an opportunity for obtaintog . it will be offered to oVery family in tbe county. , ' Tho Company wishes to secure a limited number of good men to sell Generators, and Town and County Rights,,to whom the most liberal inducements aro offered. For particulars...
Id= 68 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
ELMIRA BOOK BINDERY ~ ll(7"E are now increasing, our fasiUties for ox-VV oovtivs,BINDING OF ALL KINDS promptly nnd in the best manner, by the addition of NEW MACHINERY.AND TOOLS, and the employment of additional help. ; Wo are proparod to manufacture all kinds of i BLANK J3OQKS, inolnding the heaviest BANlC LEDGERS AND RECORD'BOOKS, with or without printod juadings, also Blanks Ruled or Ruled and Prinr&d to any desired pattern. ' ' MUSIC, MAGAZINES, &c, .> neatly and substantially bound. ' 'Our prices will bo as low as dt any other Bindery outside of Ne;w York Oity. Our Prico List can bo seen at the Agitatpr Ofilod, Wollsboro, whoro orders may bo left for transmission to us. FAlEJtANr 4 CO. Elmira, N. Y., July 17, 1887.
Id= 58 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
There was a violent thunder storm in this place, on $he Fourth, between ;two and three o 'clock. The wind blew, a gale and the rain fell in torrents. The derrick on the tower of the new Pres. Church was blown over and broke the slate roof. The lightning struck the chimney of the house, occupied by Rev. W. W. Montgomery, on 2nd Street,:bellow Wall Street. ¦ It was only aportion, ^ doubtless, of tbe.main electric current ,as no especial damage was done. The jfl. uid ran down the chimney; throwing out the thimbles aa it passed. Rev. Mr. Montgomery and his wife were seated in the parlor but,were unharmed. The thimble of the chimney in that room was thrown,out and soot .driven into the room.—Corning Journal,
Id= 45 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
AJkpkecebented Ldmbee Shipment.—The Williamsport Daily Gazette, of the 24th ult., says that there were 2,304,000 feet of lumber cleared at n^/p lace toe'day before, and that 1(445, Vk Jeet . cleared at Lock Haven, passed tnat point the same day, makiug a to-^te^nt by cauallnone day of 3, 749,000 feet. If we add to this the amount shipped by railroad, the grand total amounts to Wooo feettleTargest £te nlyere ^d. One hundred and twenty-five thousand dollars would ?,fm w *" est ] m f ate of tbe value of this lumberana it can easily be seen if this ratio could bo maintained in one hundred days time there would be Shipped $12,600,000 worth of lumber
Id= 54 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
The Copperheads who met in Convention and nominated Sharswood for Supreme Judgecontemplated the passage of resolutions denouncing the license law passed at the late session of the Legislature, but they were deterred from doing this by the determined threats of a few pure menmembers o that body, who declared that if such at effort was made a row would be the re suit. This squelched the offending, res olution. . . j|
Id= 64 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 17 July 1867
ROPES FOR HOUSE FORES, at [jnlyl7] TOLES A BARKER AMOS TRIMBLE, V THE STONT ffORK BtfTCHER, will doiiver freih meats at tha dpar of his patrons in \Vollsboro, and, vloinity, ey»ry, [Tuesday and Friday. Ho intends to furniah none [but first quality meats, In good ordor, arid lit fair 1 prloe ' s. * , Stony Fork, July 1*,' 1867-3w: ¦ i "