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Id= 59 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
POLY GAM 1 T Perhaps Col. JRfcClure's lettira from Salt Lake City were not needed to convince the country, of the evils of Polygamy. ~ We tl Jute-they.-wero wot; but every good cii izen can afford to thani him for awak: ngthe drowsy inpral sensibilities of the people. We are fully aware, that Polygamy, like ' Slavery, was permitted among the Old Testament nations, and that some people, who take good care to . ignore the positive injunctions of Scripture, defend both evils as things, divinely ordained. | There was a time when this nation could not consistently deal with the evil of Polygamy. It cherished Slavery near its heart—Slavery, which was but a legalized and wide-spread system! of prostitution and robbery. How 1 could it objeef to Polygamy, which covered the hateful form of unbridled -lust with bridal robes ? It remained .for the Republican party, in 1856, to' class Polygamy and Slavery as'" t\yin relics of barbarism. " Tor this J|>old classification of evils th...
Id= 79 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
The Crawford county plan of nominating candidates has been adopted in several additional counties this season. LOST. —Between Wollsboro and Tioga, July 1, 1867, two COTTAGE CHAIRS. The finder is reqnosted to return tho same to the subfiaribpr, or give mo his nnmo and addr«s>, so that I can deliver to him tho remainder of the sett. : Tioga, July 31,1807. C. F. MILLEB. 1 TPMOATION IN DIVORCE.—To Frances A. M«tf\ calf: . TRko notice tbnt William II. U. Metcalf, your basband, - baa applied to, .tlio. Court: of Common PlcoBof Tjoga County for a Jlvorco from tho bonds of matrimonyarid that tho wld Court has appointed Monday tbo 26th day of August nextfor a bearing of tho same, ot the Court Honso. InWolIsboro, at which time, and placo von can attend if you tbink proper. ' . July 81, lS07. tBROr TABOR. Sheriff. A UDITOR'S NOTICE.—The undersigned op. J\. pointed an'Auditor to distribute ; the '. ' pro. ceods ariling from the sale of the real estate pf Edwin Boyoo, now in the hands...
Id= 60 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
The anonymous letter sent the Williamsporfc Chie'f of Police, mfentioh of \vhich we made last week,'is felcklog up a big duBt. ; The party from which that letter emanated have called and held an indignation meeting,'.' liURhiflh " the Qhief and-Capron oif the . Bulletin are awfully denounced. The' Copperheads are trying to .secure the Qferman vote . by meansof their active sympathy with the alleged authors of the threat of assassination. That Is proper. That is the party of assassination. Hang all the shoulder-hitters, thieves, assassins, and - apologists for treason, an^l you would destroy that party from the face of the earth. Of course we do not mean to say that there are none but such reprobates in that party;' but only this, that without such camp followers there would not be a respectable minority of men who Vote that ticket in the large towns and cities. ' towns ai^d cities. ' . . . . , We see by^he papers that C. C. Burr has challenged Wepdell Phillips to discuss the c...
Id= 92 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
Bow American Watches are made Tho American Waltham Watoh is made by ' no such unaertain process—and by no suoh incompetent workmen. AU the Company's operations, from the reception ' of the raw materials to the completion of the Watoh, are carried on under one roof, and under one skillful and competent dtrectiQB. Bat the groat distinguishing feature of their Watohes, is the fact that thoir several parts are all mode by the finest, the most perfect and dellpatd jnaohiner^eyer brought to the aid of human industry. Every one of the more than a hundred parts of overy watoh is made by» machine—that infallibly reproduces cvory suo oeedlng-part with tho moat unvarying accuraoy.. It was only necessary to , make one perfect watch of any particular style and then, to adjust the hundred machines necessary to reproduce every part of that, watch; and it follows that every sucocedinK Watoh must bo ltko it " ' - •¦! ! " i a r I i t „. 3 I ' - The Company respectfully submit their watches on the...
Id= 66 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
A Mopebn Jacob.—The: fcible tells ub that Jacob, when a young manlabored seven years for his uncle Laban, bis only compensation being his board and washingand the promise of tue hand of bis fair cousin Rachel at the end of the term. When theseven.years had expired the old man cheated hie nephew byinarrying him to " his daughter Leahi who was crosseyed and ugly. Determined tohave tbe good looking girlJacob. labored seven years more for a herd—making in all twenty-one years of hard work for two wivea and a flock of sheep. Jacobhoweverprospered and in time turned the tobies on his parsimonious old uncle, by causing the ewes to bring forth ring-jstreaked: and spotted lambs, all of,which, .according to agreement, became his snare, of the flock. - , A case somewhat similar to that of Jacob came to light on Saturday.. Justice Jecko was called upon to unite in marriage Hans Lehrand SophiaShmitt. The parents of the bride werff presentand the old lady, before giving her consent to the mat...
Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
REPUBtlCAN CONVENTIO At n meetlngof tho Tiogft County-.Dopiibllcan Comipitteo, hol4 «t Wcllslwro,Jun? it, Jj867i It jvna x, c solved tbst ftO'Ek'?£lb» bo ljoli) liy llioiSlop ' ubllcku IHcc ors of Tioga County, at tiie 6cvornrp1atfi«i)r hoWlnn oliictldn* In tlio Ttsijijctird Eltctlon, DlitricttiOn.^SA'fUuDAY the 10th day of AUGUST next,botweeu ,tUo lio^ira. of 1 and 6 P. M. ' of 'Mild' day, for'tlui ' pu'po8!1 .^' cioo Uuk two persons frohi'ttich ^lfctlbn district [to' l^ reRpiit said dlatrictB In a Kcpnbltain County Conveutloi ..to be Ijeld in.W^LtSHOUO, on ,FIUOAY, ¦ AVQVS'I\ Ifllh, for tlio purpose tf nominating Qandtflfttra to b p suP" portednt lliQorisnlngclwtlon. -'Win luitlier «ijolnc<l upon flection toardr, that none' but ltrpubllc «ia bo allowoJ to ytlto at . the primary inwtiugs. . I'lio " urions Boarity, therbfsr . e, will receive nonti but Rcnubllcau rotes. ¦' . *"'• ¦¦' . Tho following named persona were appdintoit CommiiiMs of VJgiliinco for tliolr rcspect...
Id= 75 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
At its present session the Connecticut Legislature has found time to attend to the petition, . presented regularly for fifteen yearsof < Henry M. Manasseb who has been ¦ confined in the State prison since 1851on a charge of murderlng Barney White, at CoJebroob; and has granted ' him pardon. The real murderer of Whitediedmany years ago and on hia death-bed confessed that lie had testified falsely! against Manasseh to save his own neck, but for some reason Manasseh's petition has * always before been rejectedand only now, when an old, broken down manis he permitted again to enter theworld. Mad Cow.—A. cow belonging,,to M*. John B. Kellar, of Warwick township, Chester county/went mad on Tuesday of last week. The first symptoms of hydrophobia were Noticed on the previous day. On Tuesday she was taken with a fit of such violence as' to render her dangerous, and she was dispatched, having done "no other damage than chasing a man some distance and giving him a pretty big scare. ...
Id= 91 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
A i7ABZ> JPJtOH TBE . AMEltlCAN WATCH COMPANY - ' ' . . " , V OF WALTHAM, MASS. , . This Company beg leave to inform, tho publlo that they : oomrxtanoed . operations in 1850, and thslr faotory now covers four acres of ground, and has oost more than a million dollars, and employs over 700 operatives. Thoy produoe 75,-.000 Watches a year, and make and sell not less than one-half of all the watches sold in the United States. Tho difference between their, manufacture and . the European; is briefly this .• European Watches ¦ are mad* almost entirely byiand, and the result is of necessity a laok of that uniformity, whloh I \ i Is indispensable to cprreot time-kesplng. Both tho oyo «nd tho hand of tbe most skillful operative must vary. But it is a fact that, except watohoaof the higher gradOB, European watches .ore the product or tbe cheapest labor of Switzerland, and tbe result is tbo worthless Anor&s, Lcvlnes and so called Patent Levers—which soon cost mora in attemp...
Id= 63 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
CONGBE88 July 19.—The message of the President vetoing the amendatory Reconstruction bill, was read in the Senate. On the question-i-shall the bill pass, notwithstanding the objections of the President?—the yeas were SO and the nays 6. So the bill waa declared a law. The vetoed '"Appropriation bill was token up and passed, by. the same \oie. The Senate then agreed to adjourn to the 21st of November. The veto Message was liberally discussed, pro arid cotr-, in the House, and the bill passed finally by a vote of 100 to 22, and was declared a law notwithstanding the President's objections. July 21.—In the Senate an attempt to reconsider''the''vote of adjournment failed. A ' warm colloquy.took, place between Senators Pessenden and Chandler in which the former haQ the manifest advantage. The Senate adjourned at, 4:30 toy Nov. 21. The House adjourned at the same hour and to the same time.
Id= 95 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
ANMOUNOfiMBNTS ¦ - Fob Assbhdly. ¦ . B. BJ 8TRANG,oir Westflsld . wlll bo a candidate for Assembly, subject to the decliion of tho Republican Con-,v«ntlon. ,,., - )( ,, r , ,, ,..,. ¦ " i\ 1 •' ¦ -¦' ¦ ' ¦ ' x > ' ^ O ft BBEntPP. , :¦• •. : V ' t.B. TAYLOR, of Bloss, will be a candidate fortha offloa of Slwriff, mbject to the decision of tbe Kopubcan County ConTonUoD.* " ' • : B,T.BAIX, of VumlngtoD, offers himaolf a eanclldat« for tho offie* of Storlfftobjoct to the decision of tha Republican County CoavontloD. JEROME B. POTTER, of i BUddtebury, will be a can. didate for theofflca of Sheriff, subject to the doclslon of the Republican County Convention. - r . ¦ ' X v ' ¦ a . '" , - . )f 3.0. DEEMAN, of Iittmroncoville, will be a canelldate for the office of BhertfT, s ' nbject to the decision of the Kapubllcan OohntyConvdjitton, - ' .<' . ' , ... i. Fob Treasurer. 8.B. BOWENyof Deorflold, will ht> n:cahdia(lt9 for Treasurer, »nbject to the decision of. t...
Id= 57 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
' The Republicans of Potter held their nominating Convention oh tbe 17th. John S. Mann was renominatedfor Assembly by acclamation — a deserved tribute to a faithful and incorruptible public servant. Intellectually be considerably-aurpasdes tlj.e average ^ talent to be founjd in Pennsylvania [legislatures. "VVijth a working majority as uprigbt ns llVIr. jMann ,.the peoplb could snap their fingers at tbe Pennsylvania Railroad Company. I ¦ ' We see it stated that both candidates for Supreme Judge in this State are els tiers in the Presbyterian Church-r-Sbarswopd, (Dem.) being an elder in the Old ^jcl ' iooJ^iind Williams , (Rep.) being an elder in tbe Now School churches of tjiat denomination. fWe go for (he Netor ^c hool candidate, wno will win, as the THiuroh of which he is an elder iiaa woni the victorv Over the Old School branch.
Id= 51 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
A Terrible Disease.—A fearful disease has ' broken out lately in various cities including Ilurrisburg. ¦ It scarcely over attacks young childrenbut adults of both sexes are its victims. ¦ The physicians have,-after learned investigation, called tho new disease Pipsnipsy. We have not learned tbe extent of its fearful ravages in our city, but will give a-description of its symptoms and the prescribed remedies, as described by the Cleveland Herald: ' . A audden, instantaneous depression in tno .coiupsia tunix,,a caving in of the spinality •df the. backbouibus, arid a feeling of tmniness in the immediate vicinity of/the diaphragm may . be regarded as ^ymptoma that the complaint is coming,on. The following remedy by one of our emitient physicians will nijprd rojief irVtaken at tbe first appeoir-.auce of theso horrible symptoms. Spiritus Vjn\Otard or Oldi Bourbouibuszi, Sugarum NVhitumq s, ccibu ' s mhiutus dunus tanzius and suckitccum strundum down throatum. It is . said the remedy i...
Id= 67 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
Tbaisi ' s Hotei, at Omaha.—This is how Train came to go into the hotel business at Omaha: While a larger number of gentlemen were dining at the Herndon, tho gale -kl*rrr xmt-a r>anfr-& e ~Bl< * ao — nu y* 0'isS* ^ pf air was fearful to those who were afraid of the draft. Whatwasto. be done?—No hat was big enoughrf-no pillow: at hand—the gale too fierce to tack up the curtainand all the while the guests taking cold. . Train was equal to it—he gave a colored waiter presentten cents a minute to stand with his back against the breeze. The effect was electric, the wind was stopped, tbe guests "were happy, the negro delighted, ,But.;the success was not appreciatedby; the steward; he objected ; said the.; gaiter was wanted ; danmed him;,) And; / .Train, cbserving that his. genius'was not appreciatedgot mftd,.sajd; he jy.ojiW. build a new. hotel in sixty days;; .bought rj the land .that night; dug ;;the ^cejlafcynext morning, and.fifty,carpentp^ #e^e- at work. ' t...
Id= 52 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
Book Bindeby.—One of the indispensable branches of industrial pursuit, especially in a ^ city or other thriving business locality, is a Book Bindery, with its appliances for ruling, thejnan-•ufactuve of blank books, and such other conveniences as it supplies. Mr. Louis Kies is pfepared;.with a sull and extensive supplyof iriiproved machinery and material, to Jill'nil orders in this line witlrfthich he may be entrusted, in a ntyle- fiilly equal ' to New York^work , and at prices as low. His Biuderv Is loeated/bli the corner of Baldwin and Carroll streets, where, specimens of workman be%6en. ' For the convenience of his friends and customers lie has recently leased and fitted up an office, in the second story of the building, at the head of the stairs and opposite the Assessor's officewhere be will be pleased to see all who desire anything in his line. Mr. Kiea isno .tonly aufail as a Qvorkinari, bu't is an industrious , enterpjrislng gentleman, deserving or patronage.—Elmira Gaze...
Id= 61 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
Suits for libel seldom result in anything more profitable to the plaintiff than the derision of mankind. Especially is this true of suits-hrniiochfcJur. pu ' bHo mon against publishers. A'case. in point is that of, Gerrit Smith versus the publisher^ of the Chicago Tribune, brought in 1865. The suit progressed through the various stages up to demurrers, and was set apart for .trial some¬ time this year.' The Tribune of July 22 retracts bo much of its article of, '65 as calls in.question Mr. Smith's character for integrity: 'This, we suppose, could have been done two years ago ; for no man,ever seripusly ddlibted Qerrit Smith's integrity. It is a happy termination to a foolish affair, out of which, nothing. but vexation to both •parties could issue. ' -a
Id= 68 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
STDPENDOUS -WHBSKiy rFRAODS.-r-Of the stupendous character of tbe frauds perpetrated on the.revenue, bywhisky manufacturers and dealers there is no kind of doubt..; Some idea of it may be gathered from a few facts. Placing the annual product at 70000000 gaUpnBfwhich Is under rather' thau over tne mark— if the taxes were collected on the wholethe product would be $J40, 000,000.. But let one-fourth escape the law, and $100,000000 would bo obtained. Now the facts are, Idst year whisky yielded only $80,000,000with the prospect of getting only ^20,000000 this year, the receipts of thelast.twornonths having been at the rate of, $10,000,000 ja year. If our statesmen have any spare time on their .hands they could not spend it in a better way than in devi-f sing a method for insuring ithepayment of Government dues on the./whisktj made in this country.—JPittsburg ¦ GaM ette. ' -. i . -i , ¦ .; ' '. .. • .; • - ; ¦• ; -
Id= 73 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
A Shabp Rejoikdeb. —It is related that at ft receritdinner at the Merchants ' TaiJora! SchoolLondonMr. Disraeli made a speech to the effect that Amerl? «ari politics were no guide to thos^ of Englaud. ' VAmerica, " he safd ^' wJi|9p polony, apd had no great national tor^- dftldug to feeep her straight asVeha^e; and then-of courseshe had boundless lands, ". &c. Mr. Adams, the American Ministerwas sitting opposite to hiinr Mr; DlsVaell declares in private that" he never saw him. s Be tbaf as it may, Mr. Adams got up, and with much dignl^" Bufevrdent- annoyance.- saia" that'"it . America was a colonythen she.hadtbe traditions of the; vtiaoth^r country; but if she was not a colonybut a great nation, she bad the traditions of her found**, and her founderswere EnglisharfTiiwhoieft England because they were dissatidfied with English iinstitu-«ons. " -¦ -.- I
Id= 64 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
. On Sunday morning at . about 8 o'clock, a woman calling herself Hattie White was shot and severely, wounded, in a notorious brothel, on Market St., by the proprietress of the institutution. It is claimed that the shooting was accidental, that.the woman, Mrs. Hatteras was , with the help of the girl Hattie, endeavoring to put a boy ty the . name of John Dunn out of the establishment , when the pistol, which'she held in her hand , was accidentally discharged, and the contents tookeffect in.the side of the girl.Hattie/ At the time of the discharge Dunn had .been.prced out of the house, and was standing outside and the girl Hattie was fastening the door. This is the second person that has been shot and wounded, within a short time, afc.thesame crib, and no judicial proceedings have been instituted as. yet, in either case , to investigate the matter. —Corning Journal. , ' , .. •'
Id= 78 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
Dodge ' s saw mill, at Williamsport, on Friday and Saturdaylast cut «trith four gangs of saws ' £32,624 feet of lumber 128000 lath and 9,000 pickets. The p<t zette says,"if any mill in the United States will show an equal product from the same amount of gates we will try again, being fully satisfied that Dodge ' s mills can cut a thousand feet every two minutes for twelve hours. Of this vast amount sawed in the two days, not one hundred feet were spoiled. Mr. S. S. Cox made the journey from New York to Washington to prevail on democratic Congressmen to join in the movement to nominate Gen. Grant for President. He went back with the knowledge that the General will not take their nomination if itshonld please ! ihB:demrtDrata ±.tender it _to, Jlim.^ - So ¦ much questionable strategy of Mr. Cox ' s gone to the bed.
Id= 93 : [Newspaper Article] — Tioga County Agitator — 31 July 1867
AMOS TBUMBLE, TH E 8X0NY FOKK BUTOHEB, wUl deliver ' fresh meats ' at th« door of his patrons in Wellsboro, and ylolnlty, every Tuesday - day.. . Ho intends to furnish none but. first quality meats, in good di'der, and at fair prices. Stony Fork, July 17,1807-Sw. r r » ¦ RAIL ROAD NOTICE. THE undeTslgnad, tho'.Commlssionera, of the Wellflboro and. Lawronceville Bail Boad Company hereby give 'notice that the Books of sold Company will bo oponed at the houso of B. B. Holiday, io Wellsboro, in the County of Tioga, State of Pennsylvania, on Thursday, ' tbo 8th day of Atfgust next, at 12 o'clock.M., for the purpose of receiving subscriptions of stock and to organize >«old Company ¦ at which timo and place suid Commissioners will he in attondanco. JOHN PABKHUBBT, S. I. POWER, 1 C. J. HUMPHREY, 1 J. F. DONALDSON, July 11,1867-3 w. ' Commissioners. 8 j 1 * ¦ * ? 1