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Id= 6 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
not Bad A correspondent of the Cincinnati Times, from Burlington, Vi., relates the ' following : I am reminded—speaking of cheese—of a little anecdote the stage driver told me yesterday. We were passing an old farm house with an untidy yard and dilapidated outbuildings, when he said ; " A Boston man got off a pretty cule speech to the owner of that place t'other day." "What was it?" I asked. ' " Why, ho called at the house to buy a cheese, but when he come to took at the lot, he concluded he didn't want 'em, they was so full of " skippers." So ho made an excuse and was going away* when the farmer said to him : - " Look "here, Mister, how can T get my cheese down to Boston the cheapest 1" ., " The gemloman looked at the stuff a moment, and Baw the maggots squirming, and said: ¦ ? " Well, I don't know; let 'em be a day or (wo and you can drive 'em right down)" CiiAniTsr thinkoth do evif.
Id= 2 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
For the Agitator I Am Weary. Tarn wesn^Wj wOiy , ,0f fj^ looqly wrJmyJiiome,. Ap8 in other limit and brighter i/ My ci gedspiritlyngatoroam. * ., '*' Tftplefce ttfo BoTetaV9orkni«« ' ' " ¦ ' ¦ liial bounds ow, prospect bore, Aod soivo the »w6i|;tqy«tery . OF that far pff heavenly sphere. . -r; il ¦ ( . -•» -.. J.«n wewy.yery weary ^ Of this gay and'giddy throng, That strive* to banish care away ' In revelry vrA 8onj. But I lore toling«r ill alonft . »e*r* gently taarnluriDg.rtrMip, And callvop memories of the past,] And'of the future dream. 1 »m weary very weary Of all Hi in world .contains, Avd would very g] ad\y leave it With its many cares and pam». Would I could pooplo all Ihe earth With tpirita pure and.&ir, That hearts all .warm and loving ¦ Would meet u» everywhere. ^ Moa tfA
Id= 12 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
Childhood.—Childhood is merely a question of time.' If I had come. " into the world twen(y years before my father, t,might possibly have been ljis/alher.-, ,- „. Ah, indeed! .A.nd,.flcoprd. ijj g to.this mode of arguing, \f you had come into existence fwen. ly years . Ijiefp, re, tha)^ ypu might, have beep ' your jbwn greatgrandfather. r.. ., ¦ , " Do yoti think'you " are fit to die ?'* oaicf o ^tep-mother to hertegrectedchild, ' "I don't know," said the; little girl . taking; hold,oT her dirty dress 1 , and' inspecting it. "I guess so —if 1 ain't loo dirly."
Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
Wa.i. lugily U.cUroc.li. WlioI;Btho'"iWersgirt'a greasy • ¦¦ — i ¦ " ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ ¦ Loaf-embowered nookyi Imm *<; • .-. . . - . TbewJajuecUoqltagelMaie,,,, -., . ., ..j .--j .. WwmJ*y,,fliobiQalL ,..,„,..;.. j. ... Bright th« wavelet glaricia beside heft. ? ; .' Brightet was tlio! look •>, ';,:.. .-. .- ¦ ,.. ThU,»be gate ,to.bim,who spied ier , Washing'by tho jjroo.k., ( "' , ' < ' "' : Sweet the songs of: birds, around -her*;, -. Songs of Nature's book j . •,--.,. Sweeter hers (o him who foutid her . , " * Washing by the br , ook. '' ' ' ' Heaven bleu her J Heaven- watch her 1 ' Priqe may overlook, , , . But Tor graces may not match her, Washing by the brook ! Peasant Baud,
Id= 5 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
all spilled 1 Phancy his pheelings. Here was the rum gone—ever so many gallons—a cask of good liquor knocked in tho head, nod a temperance lecture ditto. That, he says, was the end of his liquor transactions, and good luck to him !
Id= 40 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
From the Inieptnienl Republican REPUBLICAN MEET1NU. On Monday evening last, January 15ih, an adjourned meeting of ihe Republican party of Susquehanna counly, was held in the Couri flou«e, at Monlrose; A'lnrge number of citizens were in attendance. Tho meeting was organize j by the nppoinlmenl of ihe following officers : ROBERT GRIFFIS, President; Jas. W. Chapman, John Bbadsuaw, Isaac P. Ba-Keb, and Hop. Chas. Tinolev, Vice Presidenis f and O. G. Hemsiead and H. H. Frazier, Secretaries. . The Committee appointed at the last meeting, not having finished the preparation of the address to the people of this State, was continued, to report at an adjourned meeting lo be held on ihe first Mundny evening of next April Court. Oo motion, a Central Counly Committee was nppointed by the President, viz: Chas. F. Read, Peier Decker, Gilbert Warner, B. L. Canfield, Amos Williams, Wm. Foster, Wm. C. Tiffany. On motion of O. Molt, jr., G. Z. Dimock was added lo ihe Commiitee. Jud |r e Wiljiot ...
Id= 36 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
Another Martyr to the iFalth of Freemen. S. M. Booth, editor of the Milwaakio Free Demoerat, arrested on a obarge of having assisted in tho liberation of tho negro, Glovor, from the custody of tlia U. S. Marshal some months ago, has been convicted and sentenced to pay a fine of 91000 and to undergo an imprisonment of one month. • Oar readers will remember that Glover was seized without process and shamefully maltreated by the heartless minions who form the body guard of the Fugitive Slave Law. Glover was wiled in Racine, if we mistake not, and harried off to Milwaukio by the _hjdn5EEorS i_?b;-CitJSnJof " ftfitwankie^very properly determined that the fugitive shonld have a trial by jury, even if force should be necessary to obtain it. A writ of habcau corpus was issued by Judge Jenkins to the Sheriff and the Deputy Marshal, commanding them to bring the prisoner beforo him. That writ was not obeyed; and the people took the responsibility of executing the writ in a summary manner. ...
Id= 39 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
n ft MMVNIC ATE D The Other Side oM the question. Tp, the ' Editor of the Agitator: Sir :—The Valedictory of Mr. Bailey publisghed in " tho Agitator of lost week, containing, as it does, strong insinuations against ihe Commiliee of the Whig Press, of unfairsamelning in reply ; as, if left unanswered, the public might be led to infer that there was (ruth in the charges insinuated. 1 regret the necessity ' that calls for the following expose of the affairs of lha Whig press : . In the year 1845 a number of" the Whigs of the county determined on establishing a Whig press in Wellsborough, which should be, worthy of the cause it was to advocate, and the patronage of the party, (the old press and materials having become worn out and unfit mostly for further use.) A subscription was accordingly set on .foot and a committee appointed'to superintend the enterprise. Subscriptions were obtained to the amount, in all, of 8471. About one half of this sum was promptly raised, which enable...
Id= 21 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
From the .Templar and Watchman. , Orand todge,of Pennsy lvania. - Our Annunl sesslofl has just terminated, and 1 am again .at home ieady to resume my tabora and with full assurance that our Order » destined to exert a powerful influence in fovorof the cause xjf temperance and sound morality. I need not tell you ««t-oiir«jaiori at Troy wn p R»»nt ™& h.ghly interes.irig-such meetings am nlwoyasb. Our attendance was about two hundred, and many from the most distant parts of the State.-And I am happy to say that our apparent defeai in prohibi tion has only given new vigor to our remperance men, and women. 1 no proceedings were characterized by the utmost harmony and good feelings, and ihough in the election of our officers, some were pecewarily defeated, it excited no bitter feelings sod engendered no ill will. The following •ere ths officrs for the ensuing year.- Joel Jewell, ol South Creek, Bradlbro*eo., 6 W C T ; Charles Perkins, of P/ovtdance, Luzerne co. t G. W. C.; War...
Id= 25 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
M. B. gOBBS E"$£lTQ%t. -3? */ All BosiossCftndjptfar CQnJmunlcattQns.must be ailtlrftucdldtheEdilSrto insurentttntion. -. Tli nrgdar^B^n ii^ gli^fe^sT . : T ^ ECTOttlisA-The Vfittkboroug H ZJUira ~ cy ±J /n«#nf* ,has:*ng»ged U»; »«Viw*of the fid. lowing Lecturers :. "' ".• ¦ * ' Rov. ' Jbtis- PikurraT, February 8Ui* andOUi. Cauidi M. Cut.. " 16lband 17Jh. ' " ¦ Rt. R«v. Aunno [Wn. •'¦'• •' -•¦-' O* Read the renrnkrof Horn David WiuwtiI the Montrtee Republican Meeting/ i ID" The new County project docafat seera to progress very extensively justnoiv. 03" A bill for the . abolition of the Canal Board has been introduced' io the House. ' Let the useless expense be cut off. ' - ' ¦¦ - ' . •'' ' ITWe naje received, the first Kp»of Iho Spirit of the Ffllfc y. ' published at Scranton, Pa., by Mourn. AmoKR &• Adams. Success to you, old friends*—pecuniarily, but not politically. . The irdr.—Their jsererT prospect of peics for Europe. A f» «Ut*l thatlha CxitHi»'ugl4e4 ti a joint ...
Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
"Carrying the War into"—Canada! We find the following letter in the Baltimore American, published without comment. It professes to have been received by the Chief of Police of Montreal, and is copied from the Montreal Herald.- If genuine it manifests much zeal by the said Pope to " extend the area of freedom :" FaEDRnrcK, Mabyland, Jan. 1, 1855. To the Chief of Police, Montreal, Canada : Dear Sir:—Though ihe laws of your Piovinoe preclude slavery, and you may deem it improper that I should address you relative to that question, which has created so great sectional animosity at home and elicited such disapproval abroad—still,, believing that a sense of justice influences every right thinking man in the formation of his judgment and the mode of his conduct, I have taken the h'borty, which if it meets not wilh views alike to mine, will be pardoned. Vast numbers of slaves, escaping from their masters or owners, succeed in reaching your Provinces, and are, therefore, without (he pa...
Id= 37 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
ajCglslaUvc-rWo see by Iho Harriaburg papers thai tho bill to incorporate tho Wellsboro ' Sominary has finally passed. Now lot us hive tho Seminary, and prove to tho skeptical thai an institution of learning can bo carried on successfull y without sectarian patronage. Wo knoty very little about the Conference .matter, and, care less, Our. Mansfield friends will probably, not object lo; a JiltliJ wholesome competition. On the 24lh, a resolution to print 5000 copies of thej Auditor General's, Report fur the members , was offered b y Mr. Williams of Philadelphia. After a smart debate it was negatived. - Among the 'nsvs' wef find Mr. Baldwin's name. We think his constituents will join wilh us in thanking him for It. The pnWic indebtedness is alread y; large enough without beW added to by exorbitant printing bills. Wo axo glkd to find Mr. Baldwin on tlio aids of relroji<;h< menl and reform; ' ' : ' . • " ' 'The election of an, U. S.'Sodator ' his not yct ' taken plice. ...
Id= 22 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
isfied that such meetings of the friends of temperance from distant parts of the country do much to promote unity of action and insure Ihe prosperity of our cause. I regret much ihat there wets no Public Temperance house in Troy, but the Landlord of the Troy House, Mr. Morse, showed his appreciation of temperance influence by closing his bar during our session, and I trust that our gathering was not wilhaut its permanent influence, not only on him, but upon the citizens generally. (The resolutions passed referiog to the house are necessarily left oui for want of room.)—Ed. T. & W. In. closing, permit me to say that I have high hopes that our organization will ' provo a great moral lever, and I trust that many hearts and many families win be made glad through our means and ihat many of us, as we look into the smiling faces of those whose hearts havo heretofore been well nig h broken, Will be enabled to shed joyful tears on the happiness we have produced. With the best wis...
Id= 38 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
tiectnrcs.—Aa announced, Rev. 1 AntoIkettx Bbown Lectured before the Institute on the 25th and SGlb, evenings. There was a large and attcnlivo audience both evenings, and we noticed some present from & distance of 17 or 18 miles, notwithstanding the storm. We shall not attempt to sketch these splondid lectures, for nothing less than entirety can preserve their rare beauty and excellence Miss Brown is a woman of extraordinary genius, and ev idently believes that tho world dots move. Success to her and to her sentiments. Rov. John Piebpont will deliver the 10th and lllh Lectures in the regular course on the 6th and 9lh insts., evenings. This gentleman boars a brilliant reputation as a poet and a scholar, and is in great domand as a lecturer in all 'ports of Ihe Union. As a satirist he occupies a high place in the world of letters, and in his poem of the 'Golden Calf,' (which he will read on the first evoning here,) ho has earned bis position well. Let none who would hear one...
Id= 73 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
/: 5* - •:.-' 7- -:T H. JE NEW YORK TRIBUNE. DAILY,%; SEUI.WEEKLY,93j WEEK. L Y, 83. AL WA YS JN AD VANCE. Of THHE WEEKLY TRIBUNE commences -*• its XlVth annual volume with the month of Soptember—commences it with a circulation (119,-000) larger than was ever befota accorded to any general newspaper whatever. This circulatien has been gradually and laboriously attained by concentrating upon THE TKIBUN- the best efforts of many editors and correspondents ! and by a greater Hboraljty of outlay in each department than was probably ever before risked on any journal, ll has been attained, not by sailing Bitioolhly in the current of Opinion before tha wind and tasking in the smiles of majorities, but by an earnest, fearless devotion to TRUTH and PROGRESS as above all partisan exigencies, all temporary interests, all mo mentary illusions of popularity and success. ITS THOROUGH ADVOCACY OF TEMPERANCE AND LIQUOR PROHIBITION, OF JUSTICE TO THE DESPISED AND DOWN-TRODDEN. AND OF THE EQUAL...
Id= 56 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
STARTLING, BUT TRUE! WHAT EVERY WOMAN SHOULD KNOW I low often.it happoiu, that tbo wifo Jingcn from year to jc.tr in that piliablo coadltioti an not av.a for ono day to feel the happy aud cxhilaratiog lu0ueJico incident to tho enjoyment of healths THE BLOOMING BRIDE, Bnt a few ye.ors ngo m the fliish of health nnd youth, ond buoyancy of spirits, rapidly, and apnareDUy in-SjpHcubly, becomes a ftcblesickly, sallow, dubilitAtod wife, Trith frnme cuiaciated, norvo3 unstmng, ppirit* do|iresj»ed, countcnanco bearing tha imprcag of saffbring. nnd an otter physical and mental prostration, arising froru. ignorenn of the simplest and plniiiost mles of health oa foniiiretod with tho niorrinRO slate, the Violation of which ontnil.1 disense, (ulfcring and niisory, not only lo the wife, but often HEREDITARY -COMPLAINTS UPON TEE CHILDREN " INTO TIIE TninD AND ForT.Tn OESEEATrOV , " Trnnmiiltllne COWSV'MPTIOS, RCnOFUtA, IlTPOCHOJiDRIA. IN'SAKITVCOUT, KI.VOS EVIL, nnd other and worse DKcaBCA, ...
Id= 45 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
like Jefferson or Madison would have prevented the repeal of the vMissouri Compromise AH Jefieraotfs acts and writingiTwere in favor of freedom. -Let us have such Presidenls agttio ^ dndl all will be well. OurGoyeminent must again use its power to restrain Slavery, but not interfere ™th it in thei States. To effect this, the peop le of the North must UDHe telieved he had always been a consistent friend of freedom, ond trusted he ever should be. He believed his principles aro in po danger now. , should If things go on as ihey have done, we present ibe spectacle of a nominal Republic, containing wilhin itself the worst system of despotism on earth. Ho believes Slavery, if it had (be power, would manacle the free labor of the North. When Slavery and Christianity conflicts, which goes by the board ?—When tne interests of Freedom and Slavery aro al variance, which must yield ? Ii would be safer to proclaim in Russia that the Czar is a despot, and his government ought to be overthrown...
Id= 67 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 1 February 1855
SBERIftWS SAXES. BY virtue of sundry writs of Vend. Expo, and Levari Facias, issued out of tho Court of Common Pleas of Tioga county, and to me directed, will be exposed lo public sale, at the Court House in Weltsboro', oa MONDAY, Ihe 5ih day of February, 1855, at one o'clock, P. M., to wit: A lol of land in Liberty township, beginning qt a post in the warrant line, being tho northwest cornet of land formerly owned by Isaac and William Harmon,thence east twenty-one perches id a post, thence west 35 degrees north, 38 perches to a hemlock stump in the warrant line, thence south 18 perches and eight links to the place ef beginning containing ono acre and 36 rods, with a frame house and bom and some fruit trees thereon. To be sold as the property of L. K. Garfield. ALSO—A lol of land in Elkland lown-¦hip, bounded north by Charles and John W. Ryon cast by tho Ford warrant, south by D. Teachrann elal, and west by Nathan Hill, containing about 133 acres, more or less, with about 15 or ...