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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 6 February 1861

1 ' t : - I v. 1 I . : i - . : i BY S. B. E0. . CLEARFIELD, PA., WEDNESDAY, EEBRARY 6, 1861. VOL. 7.-NO. 23. I THE WAY OF THE WORLD. Blithe Robin lost his brindled cow, He uiourn'd. he wept, he could not buy another ; His wife soon follows! Eager now er. His friends advise that he his grief ehould smoth- llere'a my daughter, young and truo, A worthy wife she'll be to you." Then Robin mused, and scratch'd his head, And in reflective accents said, Iee it clearly now In this strange village where I live, I lose my wife my friends toother give ; But no one offers me anothor cow !" THE FIVE-DOLLAR NOTE. "What is the price of tbi dressing gown, q ( a.lKeu a sncci-iutcu juuug 111 cuicuug . . i t i -J : -! the elegant, store of Huntley Warner, in a city and the street of a city which shall bo nameless. It was a cloudy day. The clerks lounged over the counters, read papers and yawned. The man to whom Alice Locke ad dressed herself, was jaunty and middle-aged, lie was head clerk of the extens...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 6 February 1861

:3 'V 51 1 u ?. i J . .4 a gateau's $0ural. r ;! if- 4 SENATOR BIGLEE'S SPEECH. We have been farored by our distinguished fellow-townsman, Ex-Gov. Big!er, with a copy of his speech on "The Stato of the Union," delivered in the United States Senate on the 21st Jan., for which he has our thanks. His public acts, of which this is one, we shall ex ercise the privilege of criticising just as wc would those of any other public man ; but in doing this, we shall endeavor to treat him with a due degree of respect. As a citizen, and in a social point of viow, we have always es teemed the Governor highly ; we arc free to S. B. ROW, IPITOR ASD PROPRIETOR. CLEARFIELD, PA.. FEB. 6, 1801. CALLING HABD NAMES. When Dr. Johnson called the fish-wife "an adjective," she was startled ; when he pro nounced her to be "a,preposition," she was dumbfounded ; but when he sternly added that, in his opinion, she was no better than "a conjunction," the pride of the market submit ted to the great lexicographer, a...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 6 February 1861

a. V ! I THE JOURNAL. "CLEARFIELD, PA., FEBRUARY 6, 1861. Xo New Teial to Cathcart. We publish jo aaotber column the decision of the Supreme Court in tho Cathcart case, by which it will bo seen that the Judgment of the Court below is affirmed. This seals the fate of the unfortu nate man. It now' devolves on the Governor to issue a death-warrant fixing the day of ex ecution. Fixqebs Broken. Last Thursday, Ellis Ir win, Esq., of Goshen township, was coming to town in a sleigh, and leading a colt with a hal ter. 'When coming down the hill beyond Jas. Irwin's, the eoit Lulled suddenly at some ice in the road, and jerking the haltcr-strap thro' his right hand, the end of the strap lapped a round the two outer fingers and fractured them between the first and second joints. Washington Cadets. Last Saturday, Feb ruary 2d, this new company of Infantry was lulv organized under the direction of Major S. C Patchin. J. O. Lorain was selected as Captain; Z. C. M'Cullough, 1st Lieut.; and John W. ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 6 February 1861

THE . WTMMPS mm. ;i A. young lady, when told to exercise for health, said she would jump at an offer, and rnu her own risk.", .... ""- - ' It seems no more than right that men should rseize time by Ihe forelock, for the rudo old fellow, aooner or later, pulls all their bair out. t "John, you have been drunk until you are lonly half of the John you used to bo-" ,"0hj well, then, I suppose I am a demi-john, said he,comp!acently. . ' . : ' Not i vekt Pleasaxt Locautt. A mis sionary residing at Karadinc Ceylon, a place famous tor venomous reptiles, says that he has : killed within a short time twenty-six cobra di capellos and twenty-two pudaran snakes. The bite of the former is certain death. 1 " Great Fall of Snow. The depth of snow in New Hampshire at the present time is said t be almost unparalleled. Measurements made of the quantity fallen up to the present time show that in all there has been about sev enty inches. Traveling is greatly impeded. In western New York also there have b...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 13 February 1861

BT S. B. ROW. CLEARFIELD, PA., WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1861. VOL. 7.-NO. 24. WHEN I MEAN TO MABBY. BT JOHN O. 8AXE. Whn do I mean to marry? Well 'Tis iJle to dispute with fata ; jBot if 'you choose to hear ma tell. Pray listen, while I fix the date ; "When daughters haste, with eager feet, A mother's daily toil to share ; Can make the puddings which they eat. And mend the itockiDgs whioh they wear; When maidens look upon a man At in himself what they would marry, And not as army soldiers scan A guttler or a commissary; When gentle ladies who have got The offer of a lorer's hand, Consent to share his "earthly lot," And do not mean his lot of land ; TTben young mechanics are allowed To find and wed the farmers' girls Who don't expect to be endowed With rubies, diamonds, and pearls ; When wives, in short, will freely give Their hearts and hands to aid their spouses, And live a3 they were wont to live, Within their aires' one-story houses; Tlitn, madam If I'm not too old Rejoiced to qui...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 13 February 1861

-1 1 5i n P 3 '4 I Msman's Imirnal. ,"-,. K. B. ROW. EH1TOR AND PROPRIETOR. CLEARFIELD, PA., FEB. 13, 18CI. THE WOEST PART OF HIS RECORD." On the 7th page of Senator Bigler'a recent speech, of which we took occasion to speak last week, will be found the following : Your members of Congress, with scarce an exoeption, are pledged to deny to tho slave holder the right to go into the common Terri tories, unless he leaves bis slave property be hind him, notwithstanding the Constitution, as defined by the court, and the equity so mani festly in his favor. Even your President elect has said that, were he a member of Congress, he would vote for such a law, the decision of the court to the contrary. This is "the worat part of his record, and I regret its existence ; for he is the President elect, according to tho Constitution, and must hold the office.". We do not propose to enter upon an argu ment to show whethor the position of the Pres ident elect and his party is as fairly stated a- bove...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 13 February 1861

TUt?-' THE JOURNAL. JJXSFIeLD, PA., FEBRUARY 13,1861. "Telioiocs Koticb. Rct. Mr. Run-aa will each in the Baptist church in Clearfield Bor l"gU on Thursday evening, 21st Feb., at 7 o' clock. The public are invited to attend. 2fEw Tost Office. A new post office has teen established in Beccari township, this county, named "Madua," and Charles J. Pa- iey rPoiDted Pst master- 11 i8 suPP,Ied from Smith's Mills office. Accidext. On last Wednesday, Feb. 6th, g young Bin name1 Draucker, son of Mrs. Draacker of Bloom township, had one of his fingers blown off and his face badly burned with powder. He attempted to blow to pie ces a log intended for fire-wood, by putting the powder into an augur hole ; but having carelessly put a hot coal into the hole first, when be went to charge it, a premature explo sion ensued, injuring him as above stated. Godet's Lady's Book. The March number of this valuable work has reached us. It con tains a fine Stel engraving, "Christ Blessing Little Children" ; a ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 13 February 1861

TH& HAFT- POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES. . From a table issued from the Census Bureau at Washington, we learu that the population of the United States is as folJows : Free pop ulation, 27,612,624 ; number of slaves, 3,999, 353. The ration of representation tor a mem ber of Congress is 127,216. The Jollowing table, giving the population by States, with the number of members of Congiess to which ' each is entitled, as officially determined, will prove interesting to the reauer : Free Slave 37th States. Population. Fop. Cong Maine, , 619,958 5 New Hampshire, 326,072 S Vermont, 315,827 3 Massachusetts, 1,231,494 10 Rhode Island, 174,621 1 Connecticut, 460,670 4 New York, 3,851,563 30 Pennsylvania, 2,916,018 23 New Jersey, 676,034 6 Delaware, 110,548 1,805 1 Maryland, 646,183 85,382 6 Virginia, 1,097,373 495,826 11 North Carolina, 679,965 328,377 7 Sonth Carolina, 308,186 407,135 4 Georgia, 615,336 467,400 7 Florida, 81,835 ' 63,846 1 Alabapia, 520,444 435,473 6 Mississippi, 407,05...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 20 February 1861

BY S. B. ROW. CLEARFIELD, PA., "WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1861. VOL. 7.---NO. 25. THE EA1NY DAY. BT LOXOrKLLOW. The day i cold, and dark, and dreary ; It rains and the wind is never weary ; The vine itill clings to the mouldering wall, Hut at every gust, the dead leaves fall, And the day ia dark and dreary. My life is cold, and dark, and dreary ; It raina and the wind is never weary ; My thoughts (till cling to the mouldering pact, Vat the hopes of youth fall thick in the blast, And the day ia dark and dreary. Be (till, sad heart '. and cease repining ; iVbind the clouds is the sun still shining ; Thy fate is the common fate of all. Into each life some rain must fall. Some days must be dark and dreary. T II K CJ It IS A T" UOBBE It Y The U. S. Government involved in a Lou of over 6,000,000 by the Malfeasance in office of Ex Eec'y J.B.Floyd and other high Officials. CODtRD BAILEY A TOOL IN THE HANDS OP MORS DISTINGUISHED AND RESPONSIBLE RASCALS. WM. H. RUSSELL FEARFULLY INVOLVED. The s...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 20 February 1861

THE -HAFT It- a5- n W I 21 ... 'it 1 :3 1 Raftsman's $mmml. !u -v m v w 4 8. B. HOW, EDITOR ASD PROPRIETOR. CLEARFIELD, FA., FEB. 20, 1861. WHAT IT NOW IS. We last week showed what position the so called Democracy formerly occupied relative to Negro Slavery. Up to 1850 they seemed to b opposed to spreading it over the Territories, and regarded its existence as a national evil. Since then a complete change has taken place in the policy of that party on this question The Democratic leaders now maintain the per fect rectitude of slavery ; that it is neither wrong nor an evil ; that it is a humanizing in stitution ; that it is christianizing in its ten dency ; that it is of "Divine origin that it Is essential to certain climates and conditions of society ; that it must travel with the Con stitution into the Territories, and that there it snouiu oe sustained ana protected uy u. uia they assert boldly. This the Clearfield Repub lican the recognized organ of the Breckin ridge party in this...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 20 February 1861

..I . 4 THE JOURNAL. gTSFA., FEBRUARY" 20, 1861. '7tmbcse Almanac, for 18C1, can be pro cared at Moso;'s Store, Clearfield, Pa. TflASK s Our thanks are due lion. Chapin H:i, for a package of Peas from the Agricnl tnrI Bureau of the Patent Office. fAREWEtt Serxox. Rev. W. L. Spotts wood. pasfr of th0 congregations in Clearfield and Curwensville, preached his farewell sermon Jn his church in this place on last Sabbath evening, to a large audience. lie has many warm friends in this county. Cathcart's Day op Execution Fixed. Gnr. Curtin has issned his writ for the e cntioir of John Cathcart, convicted in the Court of Oyer and Terminer of this county, for the murder of his wife. Tho condemned will be hnns on Friday tho 12th day of April. Accident. On last Monday, Mr. Jacob Lip pett, of Lawrence township, whilst hauling wood, was severely injured, by the rcpsctting of his sled, and the load falling upon him. When discovered, he was in an insensible con- dition.btit undermcdical treatment ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 20 February 1861

-. " ' ' - '..J. - li ill! i v rt - a. li Sf.L hi 1 ' I - 13: li t J 31 i I '-a ir y -ir. m ! !t J if? it it; H (i Isn't it odd that rivers should be so full just where they empty tthcniselves. Don't be cross because you are turning gray. If tou are grizzly, you need'nt be a grizzly bear. There is no greater obstacle to success than trusting in something to turn up instead of going to work to turn up something. A young lady who was perfectly thunder struck at hearing of ber friend's engagement, bas been provided with a lightning-rod. rertf Is making her appearance as a cotton growing country. She recently Bent 1500 bales of her cotton across the Isthmus, but the greater portion went to Europe. The trial ot Wm. II. Russell, for his con nection with the embezzlement of the Indian trnst fund bonds, has been postponed till the March term, although his counsel were ready and anxious to proceed with it at once. , One of our Western villages passed an ordi nance forbidding taverns to sell ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1861

ilk V. iv ; if 1 CLEARFIELD, PA., WEDNESDAY- FEBRUARY 27, 1861. VOL. 7. NO. 26. BY S. B. ROW. 1 i rl ;i BE EARNEST. l!c earnest in thy calling, Whatever it may bo ; Time's sands are ever falling And will not wait for thee ! With zeal and vigor labor, And thou wilt surely ri?e; Oh. suffer not thy neighbor - To bear away the priie ! But form thy purpose gravely.- Then quickly push along And prosecute it bravely, . With resolution strong. Thou will not bo defeated ; - But pressing firmly on, . , Find all at length completed Thine object fully won ! Be earnest in devotion. Old age is drawing near ; A bubble on Time's ocean, Thou soon will disappear! In practice, and in spirit, Here worship thou the Lord ; And thou shalt then inherit A rich and sure reward. JOHJT CATHCART VS. COMMONWEALTH. In this case we have already given what purported to c me opinion oi mo aupreme Court, as copied from a Philadelphia paper.- But what we published turns out to be only a bout the half of it. We therelo...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1861

1 1 A, s-JvV h . J'. "? v - 8. ft. ROW, EDITOR A3ID PROPRIETOR. CJCEARFIELD, PA.. FEB. 21, 1801. ';, JOUBNEY OF THE PBESIDEJSI ELECT. Mr. Lincoln's journey; to Washington City bas been the occasion of the roost unbounded public enthusiasm, and has had tho effect of drawing to him the hearts of the people, with out .distinction of party, to the great chagrin and sore disappointment of a certain class of politicians, who are ever ready to Justify the course of the Disunionists, "and who would rather have the .eountry ruined than see our National troubles bo tiled by a Republican Ad ministration.' Our limited space will prevent us from giving a detailed account of the pro gress of the President elect after his departure from Pittsburgh. At Cleveland, Buffalo, and Albany as well as at all the stations along the routej immenso numbers of pcoplo collected to greet him and pay hira the- respect which they conceived to be due him as the incoming Chief Executive of the Nation. On his arri va...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1861

THE ukwmm THE JOURNAL; CLEARFIELD, PA., FEBRUAR Y 27, 18CU Johs Troctham, of our town, advertises that he baa a large stock of Chairs to dispose of at low prices for cash. - Rkv. Mr. Rcstax will preach in tho Bap tist chnrch in Clearfield Borough on Sunday, the 8d of March, at 10 o'clock in the fore noon. "All are Invited to attend. . Tow.S9nip and Local Laws. A number, of copies of this popular work have been receiv ed and are now for Bale at Dr. Hartswlck's Drng and Variety Storo, Clearfleld, Pa. Flocr, Bacox, Liquors, Tobacco, Segars, -Sec, are oflercd to buyers at low rates for cash by O. B. MerreM, on Second street, Clearfleld, Pa., as will bo seen by an advertisement in another column of this paper. The weather has moderated much within a few days, and the snow has been rapidly dis appearing. The water in the River has, how ever, not been much affected, bat if the at mosphere becomes a litlle warmer, we may expecta rise in a week or ten days. A. M. Hills desires to notify his ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1861

The city of Ilotiolnla in Oceanic a has becme completely Americanized, as it ia now suppli ed with fresh water by pipes in all the streets. Tbt Commtrial Bulletin states that the Bos ton mechanics connected with shipbuilding never had snch an abundance of work as du ring the present winter. I ;; ; . ... V ( j A bachelor editor, sensative in relation to his rights, objects to taking a wife through fear that if she should have a baby, his cotem poraries who habitually copy 'without credit, would ret use fo give him credit for the baby. Floydj as Secretary of War, had a salary of eight thousand dollars per annum. He was poor when he entered office. He held the place about three years and six months. From his savings, he shipped by Adams' Ex press to his home in Virginia, one hundred and twenty thousand dollars. This is an ex traordinary example of thrift and economy. On the recent trial of Abson for the murder of his wife in new Jersey Dr. Doremus, who analyzed the contents, of the mur...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 6 March 1861

Mil 4j 01fii llll fltll P VOL. 7.-N0. 27. CLEARFIELD, PA., WEDNESDAY, MAECH 6, 1861. by s. b. row. J TO-DAY AND TO-MOEEOW. A roebud blossomed In my bower, A bird sang in my garden ; The rosebud was its fairest flower, The bird its gentlest warden. And a child beside the linden tree Pang, '-Think no more of sorrow; But let us smile and sing to-day. Tor we must weep to-morrow." I asked the bird, "Oh didst thou hear The song that she would sing thee ? And can it be that thou shouldst fear. Wbat the next mom may bring thee ?' lie a-jgwered with triumphant strain, Saying, "I know tot sorrow ; But I must sing my best to-day, For I may die to-morrow !" I asked the roro, '-Oh, tell me, sweet, Jn thy first beauty's dawning, Thou canst not fear, from this retreat, The coining of the morning?" She flung her fragrant leaves apart, The lovelier for her sorrow, Saying, "Yet I must bloom to-day. For I may droop to-morrow." I said, "The bloom upon my cheek Is fleeting as the roses ; My voice no uio...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 6 March 1861

r 4 11 I Raftsman's $0imml. S. B. KOW, EPITOR AND PROPRIETOK. CLEARFIELD, PA., MARCH 6, 1861. Mr. LiNC0ts'8 Ikacgural Address is a pa triotic, conciliatory, statesman-like document It is mild, yet firm, decided and explicit, and will commend itself to all .impartial men. It will bo found on the next page of this paper. THE DEMOCRACY "BACKING DOWN." Within the space of a fortnight, the Demo cratic politicians have exhibited unmistakc able signs of "backing down" from the posi tion they assumed at the outstart of the excite ment which bas for nearly four months dis traded our country. No matter what may bavo been the primary cause of the trouble, it became apparent at an early day that the lead- era of that party were determined to make, if possible, a large stock of political capital out of it, by "coercing" Congress, with threats of Disunion and civil war, into some pet plan of adjustment. . As the so-called "Crittenden A mendment" embraced the territorial policy sat forth in the Br...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 6 March 1861

! f . ! K-. TIIE JOURNAL. CLEARFIELD, PA., MARCH 6, 1861. Rexoval. On the 1st of April, the "Raftsman a Journal" offioe will be removed to the second sto ry or Graham's new brick building, on Market street, nearly opposite the "Mansion House." Lock Oct. Most of our subscribers are prompt raying ones; but we haw a few who are tardy or indifferent in this respect. "After rafting" the names of good subscribers only will be retained on our list, and orders for new subscriptions will have to be accompanied by the Cash. A. M. IlttLs desires to notify bis friends and patrons that he will bo in his office In Clear field, (opposito tho Clearfield IIouso,) until after the June Court, with the exception of the second week in May. Persons desiring Lis services will do well to call before that February 27th, 1861-St. time. . The Farmer and Gardener, and the .imeri a'n.Bee Journal, for March, have been receiv ed. These standard publications are Issued by A. M. Spangler & Co., 25 North Sixth s...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 6 March 1861

4 "Madam, a good maDy persons were very much disturbed et tho concert last night, by tbo crying of your baby." "Well, I do won der auch people will go to concerts." There is a young man now in Chicago en raged lathe highly respectable but not very lucrative business of bill posting, who was worth $70,000 two years ago. Kum was his ruin. i A greenhorn standing by a sewing machine at which a young lady was at work, looking alternately at the machine and its fair opera tor, at length gave vent to his admiration with, "By g0ny i it's purty, 'specially tho part cov ered with caliker." Easter. This annual festival occurs this year on the last or 31st day of March. Eas ter was celebrated by our pagan ancestors in April, as a festival in honor of Eostre, the Saxon goddess of love, or Venus of the north. It is now observed by the Christian church as a festival in commemoration of our Sa viour's resurrection, and answers to the Pass over of the Hebrews. England has Something to Say About the ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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