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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 10 April 1861

THS MhWl i ! t! THE JOURNAL. CLEARFIELD, PA., APRIL 10, 1861. "Raftsman's Journal Office," on Sec ond Floor of Graham's New Brick J3uilding, on Market Street. loot Oct. Most of our subscribers are prompt oaring ones; but we have a few who are tardy L indifferent In this respect. "After rafting" the names of good subscribers only will be retained on our list, and orders for new subscriptions will hare to be accompanied by the Cash. Loos. Quite a large number of logs hare floated past this place within the last week. We believe they are oot of Anderson's creek, from whence they were dislodged by "splash goods," to enable them to be off by the first rise of water, and out of the way of rafts. Boy He ei Oo Friday las, a little son of Mr. J. Robinson of Cnrwensville, was thrown from a horse and hurt. As the boy was riding along the pike above that place, a dog fright ened the horse and caused him to run away and throw the little fellow off, who was cut and truiscd a good deal about the h...

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. — 10 April 1861

Praises are rateable otif when they come from lips that have the courage to condemn. Miaa Ellen Smith has received $84,000. of Francis Clementson, in Ohio, lor breach ot promise of marriage after twenty years court ahip. Two hundred dollars a year for waiting not extravagant. Vaity Fair would suggest to the Senators who have left the Senate for the senate's good that hearafter, Instead of affixing ; to tueit names the initials U. S. S., they write A. b. S., A Seceding Senator. As Opisios- A highly respectable colored irentleman, rejoicing in the big sounding name of George Edward Fits Augustus, visited the Washington Market, a few days since, thus delivered himself to a fat countryman, whose stock of vegitables he bad been busily inves tigating : "Are these taters V "Yes, sir!,, responded the countryman. "A" tater," resumed George Edward Fitz Augustus, "is inevitably bad unless it is in wariably good. Dere is no mediocrity in de combination ob a tater. The exterior may ap pear remar...

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. — 17 April 1861

Hi if .- i BY S. J. ROW. CLEARFIELD, PA WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1861. VOL. 7. NO. 33. I tsp iKi m m .m m m. m m m Ml ii . SATUBDAY EVENING. How sweet the evening shadow! fall Advancing from the West, As ends the weary week of toil, . And comes the day of rest! ',. Bright o'er the earth the star of eve Ber radiant beauty sheds, And myriad sistera calmly weave ' " ; Their lights around our heads. ' - Rest, man. from labor! rest from tin ! The world's hard contest close ! Tbe holy hours with Qod begin - . Yield thee to sweet repose. Bright o'er the earth the morning ray . Its sacred light will cast; Fair emblems of the glorious day ' Thatevermore shall last. ME. WOODBBIDGE'S INVESTMENT. - The fiery crimson of the stormy November sunset was staining all the hills with its lurid glare, the wind murmuring restlessly among the dead leaves that lay heaped over tbe wood paths, seemed to mourn, with an almost hu man voice. But the autumnal melancholy without only served to heighten the cheerful ...

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. — 17 April 1861

. I.-.-,--". 1- .'ft TBI 3 t. I 1 fi 'I MM i I a- 8 ?! 1 !H V- BY SAMUEL J. BOW. CLEARFIELD. PA.. APRIL 17, 1861. : GOV; CTOTIN'S MESSAGE, : ' V publish on the first page of to-day's pa per Gov. Cnrtin'a Special Messago to the Legislature, recommending the better organi sing of the r Pennsylvania Militia. It is an able State paper is mild, but at the same time 'firm in its tone, and shows that the Executive Is prepared to meet promptly any contingency that may arise in the present distracted con dition of the country. - The Governor is a man "of peace,' but does, not hesitate to uphold promptly the honor of the State when danger threatens '; and for this he cannot be too high ly commended. In referring to the Message, and the subject therein discussed, tho Phila delphia Daily , 2Veus saya s "The Message of Got Cartin lias attracted profound attention If there were no attempt at revolution made in any part of the country, the condition of the militia of the State would well deserve t...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 17 April 1861

THE MkWT THE JOURNAL. CLEARFIELD, PA., APRIL 17, 1861. Look Out. Most of our subscribers are prompt cftviDK ones; but we bare a few who are tardy or indifferent in this respect. "After rafting" the aiames of good subscribers only will be retained on our list, and orders for new subscriptions will hare to be accompanied by the Cash. , We direct attention to the advertisement of John M. Chase, in to-day 's'paper, who wishes -to sell a steam engine and boilers, and a Shin gle machine. The terms will be easy.- New Goods. Attention is directed to the new stock of goods which has just been re ceived by Ed. A. Irvin, at the "corner store" in Curwensville. His stock 13 extensive and varied, aod the prices reasonable. Persons in want of ...goods should call and examine his 4tock before making their purchases. ,, Godet's Ladi's Boo for Mat. The May cumber of this valuable Magazine is on our cable, and contain the usual variety of inter esting literary matter. The embellishments jxre a colored...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 17 April 1861

ft mefl well, the According to tradition, Damascus is built on the spot where Cain slew Abel. : ' Got. Magoffin vetoed the .four nlioo ' post note bill which passed the Kentucsj Legula tore. - , -. ' - The ahip "Mary Carolina Stevens" wilt sail for Liberfa, SJ May 1st, on her tenth voyage. - . "What pity there is not some moral . spe cific that migbt operate on Impure minds like an emetic on a foul stomach. There is a young woman in town so modest, that she bad a young man turned out of doors for aaying the wind had shifted.- ' ' A short time ago a man became so "wrap ped in thought," that he was tied up, labelled, and sent off on the "train of ideas." The lays of a nightingale may be very de lightful to a well-fed-man, but the "lays" of a hen are liked better by a hungry one. Bats and mice speedly disappear by mixing equal quantities ol strong cbees and powdered squills. They devour this mixture with greed iness, while it is innocuous to man. ' Eloquence consists not in many words,...

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. — 24 April 1861

i i r t r t f BY S. J. ROW. CLEAKFIELD, PA., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 24, 1861. VOL. 7.-T0. 34. t i r T :4 V4 JATSIOTIC HYMN. God's blessing be upon Onr own, our native land ! The land our fathers won By the etrong heart and hand, The keen axe and brand ; When they felled the forest's pride, And the tyrant foe defied. The free, the rich, the wide : God and oar native land. To none upon a throne But God, we bend the knee; No noble name we own But noble liberty : Ours is a brother band ; For the spirit of our sires Each patriot bosom fires. And the strong faith inspires : God for our native land ! Up with the starry sign, The red stripes and the white ! Where'er its glories shine, In peace or in the fight, AVe own its high command; For the flag our fathers gave, O'er our children's heads shall wave, And their children's children's grave:. God for our native land ! America! to thee, In one united vow, To keep tbee strong and free, And glorious as now, AVe pledge each heart and hand ; By the bl...

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. — 24 April 1861

Tell gUftsntait's Jmttttitl BY SAMUEL. J. ROW. CLEARFIELD, PA.. APRIL 24, 1861. TOB THE GOVEBIfMEIfT OK AGAINST IT ! War is npon us. Not by the action of tho National Government, but by the aggressive ast of the enemies of that Government. The traitors in the South, having first robbed tho United States treasury and despoiled the Gov ernment of all its means-of defence by seizing the forts and arsenals and arniB and mnnitions of war ; without any just cause fired into the Star of the West, and seized an American vessel which was on an errant of mercy with a supply of oil for the light bouses on the Gulf coast. Tbey refused to let provisions be transported to the starving men of Major An derson, or permit that gallant little band f o retire from Fort Sumter, unless they would surrender as prisoners of War ; and hnaliy, they opened fire upon that balf-starvcd hand ful of brave men, because they would not tt.w with their reauest. Upon these vviu" Southern traitors, then, rests the resp...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 24 April 1861

THE JOURNAL. CLEARFIELD, PA., APRIL 24, 18G1. "Raftsman's Journal Office," on Sec ond Floor of Graham's New Brick Building, on Market Street. Look Out. Most of our subscribers are prompt paying ones; but we have a few who are tardy ir 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. .. We learn that a' company of 80 men, from j Jaynesville, in this county, left for Harnsburg on Monday last. This is the first company Irora ClearGold county. The Lumber Business. Many person are setting home from down the river. The lura ber trade is dull. No sales of any account aro being made; the military excitement having absorbed eveiylhing. Those who did not run their timber, certainly have been fortunate, as they have not incurred the additional expense of running it. There is no telling to what ex tent the present state of our national trouble will affect the lu...

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. — 24 April 1861

.1 ! V ; ,. - f. ! : - 'I1 ; it ; f " t 7 : f i Fort Pickens was commenced twenty-five years ago, and haa cost the National Govern ment orer $1,000,000. - ' - Ilorace Bishop, one of the patriots of the Revolution, died in Michigan last week, in the 100th year of his age. He served four years in the Revolutionary war, and was one of the guard who stood sentry over Major Andre at the time of his execution. Mr. Wendell received one hundred and thirty thousand dollars from the Treasury depart ment for the purchase of his printing bureau, which is now under the entire control of the Government, and will be operated on a new and more economical system. Bad for Cleveland Whiskt. In a liquor nit recently tried in a western county of Penn sylvania, the defendant's attorney urged that a consignment of whisky had been made to bis client from Cleveland, for sale. The judge, in delivering the charge of the court, remarked that "it was notorious that Cleveland whisky a had whisfev. and to deal in...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 1 May 1861

TM'iH""l"ft' flT Kir '-S 3 I BY S. J. ROW. CLEARFIELD, PA., WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1861. VOL. 7.-JVO. 35. 1 W?WKv ' V 0 i i THE DAISY. The daisy blossoms on the rocks, Amid the purple heath j It r.lossoms on the river's banks. That threads the glens beneath : 'The eagle, in his pride of place, Beholds it by his nest; And in the mead it cushions soft .The larks descending breast. "Before the cuckoo's earliest Spring Jiis silver circlet knows. "When greening buds begin to swell, And icphyr melts the snows, And when December's breexes howl Along the moorlands bare, And only blooms the Christmas rose, The daisy still is there. Samaritan of flowers! to it All races are alike The Switxer on his glacier height, The-Dutchman on his dyke, The seal-skin vested Esquimaux, - Begirt with icy seas, And, underneath his burning noon, The parasolled Chinese. The emigrant on distant shore, 'Mid scenes and faces strange, Behold it flowering in the sward Where'r bis footsteps range; And when his yearning, h...

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. — 1 May 1861

f . i. 14 Ifl 3! it V 'J I! i I it: I -it . I i A. IS 1 1 a. US- 5i Raftsman's Jotraal. BT SAMUEL J. SOW. CLEARFIELD, PA.. MAY 1, 1861. CONDITION OF THE COTJNTSY. Perhaps, at no one time within the last quar ter of a century, has the United States been to fully prepared fur a war, as at present. Du ring the past year we had an abundant harvest. " Never before was there so ranch grain raised in a single year. In some of the foreign lands the crops were entire, or partial failures. This bas created a large export trade; indeed, to such an extent bas the trade increased, that specie has been coming into the country by the millions, until the Banks in the seaboard cities are overstocked with gold and silver. The late Tarifl has revived all kinds of manu facturing ; and the duties arising from imports are sufficient to supply the ordinary demands of the government. In fact, prosperity bas pervaded the free States in all its branches of industry agricultural, mechanical and man ufacturing...

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. — 1 May 1861

THE JOURNAL. CLEARFIELD, PA., MAY 1, 18Gi. "Raftsman's Journal Office." on Sec ond Floor of Graham's New Brick jBuilding, on xaarKet street. r AAu itm f .tat nf n an rari liPM H.rft UrOTTI Tit ravine ones; but we have a few who are tardy ir indifferent in this respect. " Atex rafting" the names of good subscribers only will be retained on our list, and orders for new subscriptions will J : r . S U ...... ... . ti A r i.i- roftinff" the lave to be accompanied by th" Cash. Omitted. By an oversight, the name of James B. Graham was omitted from the list of contributors to the Belief Fund, by the person who furnished it. Mr. Graham has subscribed :$500.00. We may republish the list hereafter . n A hovi) noun i been re- r r !.,... .1,1 guested to state, mat uie v,....v. will present the nag, wnicn mey nave procur- d. to the "Washington Cadets," this (Wed neadav) aftJvaoon, at 2 o'clock, in front of .the armory on 2d street Flag raising. On last Thursday evening, the Washington Cadets, of ...

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. — 1 May 1861

Memory is not so brilliant as hope, bat it is almost as beautiful, and a thousand times as true. - . A Dispatch from Louisville says there is great danger of a mob attacking the Journal office, which, under the gallant Frentice, still stands out boldly for the Union. . "Sorrow treads heavily, and leaves behind a deep impression, even when she departs; while joy trips by with steps as light as wind, and scarcely leaves a trace upon our hearts of her faint footfalls. "Do yon belong to this church, sir ?" quer ied a gentleman to a friend who was one of the heavy men of the town where the other was visiting. "No, sir," replied the rich man, "quite the reverse, for the church belongs tome. , Willis is responsible for the latest and best definition of beauty a problem which has puzzled the brains of the wisest philosophers. He thus word-paints it : "Beauty, dear reader, is the woman you love, whatever she may seem to others!" What is a year 1 A ship freighted for a dis tant shore ! An ang...

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. — 8 May 1861

f. J BY S. J. ROW. CLEARFIELD, PA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1861. YOL. 7.-N0. 30. WHAT THE MEEK HEABT DID. Look out, oh ! weary heart, look out In the wide world and Bee If there thou find'st a laurel wreath, Dr a great work for thee. - !Thcn the weak heart looked sadly out, On scenes of change and strife, .And saw no faine-wreath for its brow, Ho great work for its life "So. little deeds that thronged its path That treaVt took meekly up; ' 'Its meed X)f suffering humbly drank, : And drained tho bitter cup. The quiet life was truly lived, To hare done more it would; But there is written this of such -She bath done what she could." A FLEET MABBIAGE. Lady C. was a beautiful woman, but Lady C was au extravagant woman. She was still sin gle, although rather past extreme youth Like most pretty females, she had loosed too high, and estimated her own loveliness too dearly, and now she refused to . believe that she was not as charming as ever, So, no won der she still remained unmarried. Lady C. h...

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. — 8 May 1861

r 1 III MkWT "r si 5 : i mi f l!3 III ill I 4i ' i 4 Raftsman's gffnmaL BT SAMUEL J. ROW. CLEARFIELD, PA., MAY 8, 1861. WHAT WE MAY EXPECT. Will we have much fighting 1 Or will eve ry thing be settled 7 And, if there is war will it be long or short ? These, and a thousand other questions, are asked on all sides. JTen may at once make up their minds on the sub ject. War is upon us, and will continue lor months, and perhaps for years. Battles will bo fought and blood will be shed. There i no alternative. The issue is forced upon ns and must be met by armies and navies. It cannot be met in any other way. An attempt has been made by southern traitors to dissolve the American Union, by force and violence. The conspirators commenced their rebellion by seizing, wherever they could, our public property, arms, forts and vessels by defying the government tearing down our flag, and claiming to be out of the Union. In most of the slave states rebellion is thus far trium phant; and the loyal Uni...

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. — 8 May 1861

1 u f . ,. I ; :: , . . THE JOURNAL. CLEARFIELD, PA., MAY 8, 1861. "Raftsman's Journal Office." on Sec ond Floor, of Graham's New Brick Bailding op Jfl-aricet street. - Look Oct. Most of our subscribers are prompt navine ones; but we have a few who are tardy or indifferent in this respect. "After rafting" the nmP) of irood subscribers only will be retained on our lisC and orders for new subscriptions will have to be accompanied by the Cash. Cohtistjed. We haTe been requested to state, that the list of civil causes set down for trial at June Term, has been continued by the members of the Bar. The distracted state of the country and general depression of busi ness being the cause. Volunteers ! Volunteers ! ! A new com pany is now organizing at this place, which already numbers 50 men. Volunteers suffi cient to fill up the ranks are wanted without delay. Application to be made to Z. C. Mc Cnllough or L. K. Merrell. Clearfield Rifles. This company, met at Goshen School House on Monday t...

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. — 8 May 1861

THE MFf tilMra W titflBT.TWO EXTRAOBDINABY. The fort of Calcutta, (write- aa English of ficer in once a-week.) is eiten lots --- nutted festivity, from vnJ'"" jugglers, renowned for their aim aod -ty. Tbe pertormancea of these strange people hare been ao often described, that I shall only mention a few, for otherwise I might tire the reader. One of them struck me aa being curi ous, from its baring a strong resemblance to the feata recorded in aacred history, as having been performed by the magicians of Egypt, in the time of Moses, and in presence of Phara oh. Indeed, it ia well known that the Hindoo trick baa been banded down from the most distant ages, from father to son, there is little wonder that anch similarity can exist. The particular trick alluded to is the apparent con version of a brass coin into a snake. The jug gler gave me the coin to hold, and then seated himself about rive yards from me, on a small rug, from which he never attempted to move during the whole performanc...

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. — 15 May 1861

u 1 c ' BY S. J. E0. CLEARFIELD,' PA, WEDNESDAY, MAI 15, 1861. VOL. 7JT0. 37: J J i i f (4 THE STABS AND STEIPES. The Stars and Stripes! What hand shall dare To desecrate the flag we bear! The flag of stars, whose cheering light Brightened oppression's gloomy night . The flag of stripes, whose heavenly dyes flashed Freedom's day-spring through the skies! Dur flag ! The standard of the free ! Symbol of hope and liberty. ' The Stars and Stripes ! "What memories rise, Whene'er that banner greets oar eyes ! JSy patriots borne, o'er land and sea, It led the way to yictory ! "When slaughter swept the surging main When carnage strewed the crimson plain It marked the spot where heroes stood, It was baptized in heroes blood ! The Stars and Stripes! What power shall stay Immortal Freedom s onward way ! The heavens are the triumphal arch Through which she takes her mighty march! Her mighty march ! Nor shall she halt Till, like the spangled azure vault, T)'cr every land around the world The Sta...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 15 May 1861

THE iiFTllMM Raftsman's Journal. BY SAMUEL J. ROW. CLEARFIELD. PA., MAY 15, 1861. Mabtlasd. Within tho last week, this State changed her position, and is now appa rently loyal her authorities having consent ed that the United States troops should pass through Baltimore nnmolested. According ly, on last Thursday Sherman's Battery, com posed of twelve pieces of cannon and some three hundred men, followed by two regi meats of infantry, passed through that city without opposition. "A word fitly spoken Is like apples of gold set in pictures of silver." Such was that little word, "Our troops shall come through Baltimore," uttered by Mr. Lincoln. It was a word just in time, and just in place; but for which Maryland, to-day, had been with South Carolina, in open rebelliou. The concentrating of a Federal army on her soil, and her chief city In danger of being de stroyed, was an argument not to be resisted ; and fifty thousand bayonets with strong arms to use them, will wonderfully affect the...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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