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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1856

ii- t 9 5t it Haftsmatt'5 Imtnial. 9u VW- S.' B. ROW, Editor ixd Proprietor. CLEARFIELD, PA., FEBRUARY 27, 13" THE EAFIIJfO " A correspondent of the Philadelphia Daily ivu-, writing fiora Williamsport under date of t ecruary loth, sava : . "An additional boom has very recently been completed on the river opposite this place, at u c.&.:u.fe oi several inousana aollars. I am fearful that the raftsmen, whose property nay fee destined for the lower Markets, will berauch annoyed the coming season. There is another boom about completed at Northumberland. It is said that a bill is now before the Legisla ture authorizing another boom at Jersey Shore. Should all the contemplated booms be con .. j . i - . . ... enutieu, ue ownersoi lands ot timber in the counties above us mast suffer a great inconve nience to tTPt fllt'ir llimhpr r.r timlior tr r.i-T-L-a the fact is the navigation of our beautiful river win ue enureiv oDstructea." The erection of these booms is a matter in which the citiz...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1856

THE JOURNAL.- HOME FACTS AND FANCIES. - Railroad Meetix . In pursuance of notice previously given, a large number ol those in terested in the construction of the Tyrone nd Clearfield Railroad, met at the Court House, la this place, on Wednesday evening, Feb. 20, 1S55. The meeting was organized by appoint ing lion. J. P. Hon, President ; Ellis Irwin, John Fatchin and J. B. Graham, Vice Presi dents; and D. W. Moore and S. B. Row, Sec retaries. 9n motion, W. A. "Wallace, Esqr., as called upon to address the meeting in ex planation of its object. He remarked that he was a railroad man, would do his best to ad Vance tlys cnterprize, but was not prepared to make a speech, and left the floor by calling upon Judge Hale, who rose and said he would make as short a speech as Mr. Wallace had ; that he had addressed the last meeting hero on the subject; that enough speeches had been mads, and that it was now time - to work, and not to talk. He further remarked that there "was but a few shares of...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1856

cf i I t j r i ool it nl r. -st a- I T i "if 'I i TIIE J0IJI1ML. no.iE facts and fancies. , Baiz.roai Mectjng. In pursuance of notice jcvioustj" given,' a large number ol those in- rested ia Oie construct! oa of the Tyrone and barilull Railroad, met at the Court House, this place,'on WeJa'is J jy cveuing, Feb. 20, ic Hon. J- Hott, President ; Ellis Irwin, )hu Patchin a-i. .7. B. Grahani, Vice Presi- ;nts; aI D. W Moore and S. B. Row, Sec- 1 - 11 A 1VT-11 V ('sries. Ja nior.cn, vt . -a.. i aiiace, jL.siir., fas called upon to address the meeting ia ex haustion of its object, llo remarked that he as a railroad roaa, would do his best to ad- fancc thjs enterprize, but was not prepared to take a speech,.' and left the floor by calling pon Judge Hale, who rose aud said ho would iiake as short a speech as llr. "Wallace had; that he had addressed the last meeting here im the subject; that enough speeches had been made, aud that it was now time to work, and not to talk. He further remarked ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1856

111 I i H ''I ! ! 5. f ; i L I Hi li 1! 3 i- I i ? t" in it t I 1 I f ill ' :j l Hi Mi r.'i k : 5 f I 0 TRUTn STRANG EK THAN FICTION. Last winter, a gcnrleiban m New York, con nected with the Mission Sunday School of Dr. Alexander's church, found a little girl selling candies and apples oa the corner "of the Park on Sunday morning. " The child was scantily clad and the morning was .bitter cold. The girls appearance in other respects indicated suffering and perhaps abuse. The gentleman invited Jicr to go to Sunday School. The child was willing, but could not go, because the woman with whom she lived obliged her to sell on Sunday as well as other days. The ev ident distress of the child led the gentleman to make inquiry. It was found that she had neither father nor mother, (both having died with tho ship fever,) that the woman with whom she lived, who was a regular old harri dan, had bo legal claim to her, perhaps had stolen hef, and that there was gross cruelty and -hardship in the w...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 27 February 1856

w i -v. i 'I 1 so si ;1 I TRUTH stranger than fiction. Last winter, a gentleman in New York, con nected with the Mission Sunday School of Dr. Alexander's church, found a little girl selling candies and apples on the corner of the Fark on Sunday morning. The child was scantily clad and the- morning was bitter cold. The girls appearance in other respects indicated Buffering and perhaps abnsc. The gentleman invited her to goto Sunday School. The child was willing, but could not go, because the woman with whom she lived obliged her to eell on Sunday as well as other days. The ev ident distress of the child led the gentleman to make inquiry. It was found that she had neither father nor mother, (both having died witn tne snip fever,) that the woman with whom she lived, who was a regular old harri dan, had no legal claim to her, perhaps had stolen her, and that there was gross cruelty and hardship in the whole business. The teachers of the Sunday school, lor a while, paid the old woman fil...

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. — 5 March 1856

J3Y; S. B. ROY. CLEARFIELD, AVEMESMY; MARCH 5, 1856, VOL. 2. IT0. 30. r in THELOTEDOSESAfAR. BT T. B. PtlStPTOX. When night winds are wailing, Llke spirits intbrall, And Death walks in Darkness, .Through hamlet and hall, ; Kind Angels of Mercy, . "Wherever they are, TFatch over the slum berg Of loved ones afar Our heart's dearest treasures. The loved ones afar. Where'er they may wander. O'er land and o'er sea, Thoa Father of Angels, We trust them with thee B thou to Earth's pilgrims The day beam and star, ' The staff of the weary, To loved ones afar Oar heart's dearest treasures, The loved ones afar. While life hath pleasure. Or hope hath a cheer j While tne heart can feel kindness. Or sorrow a tear ; I cannot forget them, Nor fail in the prayer. That God will watch over The loved one3 afar Our heart'j dearest treasures. The loved ones afar. The winter of lifetime May close round in gloom, And spring flowers may scatter Their leaves o'er my tomb; Yet still through the darkness, Like...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 5 March 1856

BY S. B. now. CLEARFIELD, WEDNESDAY, MAECH 5, 1850. VOL. 2.-NO. 30. THE LOVED OSES AFAR. ST F. D. PLIMPTON. When night winds are wailing, ' Like spirits in thrall, And Death walks in Darkness, Through hamlet and ball, Kind Angels of Mercy, "Wherever they are, Watch over the slumbers Of loved onus afar Our heart's dearest treasures The loved ones afar. Where'er they may wander. O'er land and o'er sea, Thou Father of Angels, We trust them with thee Be thou to Earth's pilgrims The day beam and star. The stall of the weary, To loved ones afar Our heart's dearest treasure. The loved ones a fir. "While life hath pleasure, Or hope hath a cheer ; "While the heart can teel kindness. Or sorrow a tear ; X cannot forget them, Nor fail in the prayer. That God will watch over The loved ones afar Our heart's dearest treasures. The loved one afar. The winter of lifetime May close round in gloom, And spring flowers may scatter Their leaves o'er my tom.b; Tet still through the darkness. Like evening'...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 5 March 1856

1 . -1 I i r i I ? 5 Ik a if 11 w n i ft Eaffsman's a.unwl. S. B. ROW, Editor asd Proprietor. CLEARFIELD, PA.,MARCH45, 1853. Foainees of the Philadelphia Convention. FOB FBES1DEST, MILLARD FILLMORE. VICE TBESIDEXT, ANDREW JACKSON OONNELSCN. ' or TESXESSEE. ' Bt a reference to the closing proceedings of fhe late Philadelphia Convention, which will be found in another portion of our paper, it wil bo teen that the above ticket was selected by that body. . Mr. Fillmore is a man of known ability and f the bett integrity, and while he occupied the Executive chair of the Nation, was regard ed as a safe, cbnservate President. Mr. Donnelson was, as an orphan boy, reared Ly Gen. Jackson, and is held in the highest estimation by those who know hire best. "Old Hickory' must have had the fullest confidence in him,- as he made him his aid in war, his pri vate secretary and confidential adviser during the whole of his military career, and it is said that the old hero was in a great measure in debt...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 5 March 1856

r i r t f s f I' t ! i t ! k ii 1 ol i i c journal. nan s Mr, 5- S. B. ROW, Editor asd Proprietor. CLEARFIELD, PA.,MARCH,5, 1355. . Xonuaeea of the Philadelphia Convention. TOR PRESirEST, r MILLARD FILLMORE. ; VICS rRESWEST, ANDREW JACKSON DONNELSOM. 7 OF TENNESSEE. . By a reference to the closing proceedings of tha lata Philadelphia Convection, which will be fonnd in another portion ol our paper, it will bo seen that the above ticket was selected by that bod? t Mr. Fillmore Is a man of known ability and cf the bett integrity, and while he occupied the Executive chair of the Nation, was regard ed u a safe, conservato President. - Mr. Donnelson was, as an orphan boy, reared by Gen. Jackson, and is held in the highest stimation by thosa who know him best. "Old Hickory" must have had the fullest confidence in him, as ho made him his aid in war, his pri Tate sccretarv and confidential adviser rli:rir' tne wneie ol ins limitary career, and it is said that the old hero was in a great meas...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 5 March 1856

THE JOTJMAL. HOME FACTS AND FANCIES. Wasted A couple bushels of good potatoes, at this office. Don't everybody come at once. "One at a time," 13 the way. Exuibitiox.--As will be seen by a notice in to-day's Journal, an exhibition of the students of the Clearfield Institute is to be given in the Town nail, in this borough, on the evening of the 14th instant. Acceptable. We received a letter a few days since containing a piece of paper 'billus- trated" with a number of X's. If any of our friends aro burthened with that kind of stuff, we have capacity for a little "more of the same sort." If there is any virtus in the old adage that when "'March comes in like a lion, it will go -cut like a lamb,J we may soon loos for an nd of the existing severe winter, for more disagreeable and blustery weather could not well be than prevailed during the first three or four days of tho present month. The winds were high, and the snow, which fell in consid troble quantities, was driven wildly about and...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 5 March 1856

1 .3 "f -i 1 4 THE JOUMAL HOME FACTS AXlrxclES . Wasted A couple bushels of good potatoes, at, this office. Don't everybody come at once. "One lit a time," la the ay. Exhibition As wil1 bc seen b a nollco ln to-day's Journal, ani 'exhibition of tho students of the Cl-rneld Institute is to e given i the Town Ualli ia tbis borough, on the evening of tbe Hth instant. ' . Acceptable. We received a letter a few days since containing a piece of paper ''hillus trated" with a number of X's. If any of our frtends are burthened with that kind of stuff, wc have capacity for a little "more of the same ort." " ' Ir there la any virtue in the old adage that when "March comes ia like a lion, it will go out like a lamb," wo may soou looK. for an snd of the existing severe winter, for more disagreeable and blustery weather could not well be than prevailed during the first three or four dava of tho present month. The winds were high, and the snow, which foil in consid roble quantities, was driven wil...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 5 March 1856

THYATIRA. Fvery fact that elucidates the fulfilment of prophecy is worthy the attention of all stu dents and observing men. The developments are sometimes almost startling, and always in teresting and profitable as matters of general knowledge. This site of one of the seven Churches of Asia, was built by Seleneus Nica tar, perhaps about two hundred and ninety five years before tho Christian era, during a time cf peace. After he had achieved many triumphs over his enemies, hs formed aa alli ance withSandrocothus, an Indian King, in connection with whom he conquered Autigo sna m a final battls, called, the battle cf Ipsus, which was fought about three hundred years before Christ. Syria and part of 1'hrygia, and all of tho provinces., finally, between that and India, fell into his hands. lie then built many cities and expended large sims to promote the arts of civilization. And among others the above named city was built a few years after the cessation of war. The modern nama of what r...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 5 March 1856

..- K . M tub imrrt mmmm I! M h f i if It ,1 r I 1 r i j c t ir THYATIRA. Fvery fact that elucidate the fulfilment of prophecy Is worthy the attention of all stu dent! and observing men, Tho developments are sometimes almost startling and always in teresting and profitable as matters of general knowledge. This site of one of the seven churches of Asia, was built by Selencua Nica tur, perhaps about two hundred and ninety five years before the Christian era, during a time of peace. After he had achieved many triumphs over his enemies, he iormed an alli ance with Sandrocotbus, an Indian King, in connection with whom ho conquered Antigo nns m a final battle, called the battle of Ipsus, which was fought about three hundred years before Christ. Syria and part of l'hrygia, and all of the provinces, finally, between that and India, fell into his hands. lie then built many cities and expended large sums to promote the arts of civilization. And among others the above named city was bnilt a fe...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 12 March 1856

if ; P t; i .- : vby.s. B. row. CLEARFIELD, WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1850. YOL. 2.-M). 3'. t LOOK AT HOME, tlnjuld yoa feci inclined to censuro - Faults yoa may in others view, Ask jrvur own heart ero you venturo, If that has i.ot a failing too. Let not friendly vows lc broken, lather strive a friend to gain ; " JUsnr a wurd in anger spoken. . ! --. Finds Ha passage home aain. i Do lift, then, in Idle pleasure, . Trifle with a brother's fame ; t'unrd it as a valued treasure Sacred as your own good nauio. Io not form opinions blindly llastines to trouble tends"; .. Those of whom we've thought unkindly - Oft become our warmest friends.' Froiu the '-iealpel."' . , LI FE LIGHTS ASD SHADOWS. . BIB. W. R. The bright frost-sparks were on the trees in the forest, and when the moon, with her mild torch, lighted them up, they glittered like so inany fairy diamonds; they glowed with light and lustre, changing from sparks of light to bluo and green gems; and all the air flickered with these specks ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 12 March 1856

- - IK IWill ifTrfr C il 1 i I. I . I li y y i J l i p. BY S. B. ROW. CLEARFIELD, AYEDMSDAY,-MARCH 12, 1856. VOL. Hft l - LOOK AT HOME. fcbould you feel inclined to ccrssura Faults yoa may ia others view, iUk your own heart ere you venture, If that has not a failing too. Let not friendly vows be broken, Kather strive a friend to gain ; Many a word in ?nger spokn, Finds ru passage homo again. - Do not, then, in idle pleasure, . Trifle with a brothers fame ; Guard it s a valued treosare Eaercd as your own good nums. Do not fertu opinions blindly I!a.:ineis to trouble tends ; Those of whom we've thought unkindly Of: become uur warmest friends. From the 'Scalpel." ' LIFE LIGHTS AXD SHADOWS. t BY B. W. B. The bright frost-sharks were on the trees in the forest, and nb;n the moon, with her mild torch, lighted them up, they glittered like so many fairy diamonds; they glowed with light , aud lustre, changing from sparks of light to . .blue and green gems; and all the air flickered ... Un. t...

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. — 12 March 1856

laffsntau'js lonntal. 'Mi j,5i m S. B. ROW, Editor and Proprietor. CLEARFIELD, PA., MARCH 12, 1556. Soraisces of the Philadelphia Convention. FOR TKESIDEST, MILLARD FILLMORE. . ICE rBESIDEXT, ANDREW JACKSON DONNELSON. MXH CHANGE, PBIKCIPLES ITEVER. No better exemplification of this, remarks the Pbitadelnhia Sun. can be shown than the following resolves, written by Prest. Pierce, with his own hand, reported to the Legislature cf New Hampshire by the representative of hit o'xa town, and unanimously passed by the Democratic Legislature cf kis o-xn State, in 1817, as follows : "Resolved, by the Senate and House of Re presentatives in General Assembly convened, That we regard the institntion cf .Slavery as a moral, social, and political evil, and, as such, we deeply regret its existence, and are willing to concur in all reasonable and constitutional measures that may tend to its rerroval. "Resolved, That all territory which may hereafter be added or acquired by the United States, where s...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 12 March 1856

Raftsman's IfluntaL S.'B. ROW, Eorroa axd PnorEiEton. . CLEARFIELD, PA., MARCn 12, 1850. Ncausfcea of the- Philadelphia Convention, re president, MILLARD FILLMORE. V1CB rPESIIEM, .NORtW JACKSON DONNELSON. JIEJT CHANGE, PSIXCIPLES HEVEH. r No betUr exemplification of this, remarks the Philadelphia Sun, can bo shown than the following resolves, written by Prest. PinRcr, with Ais own hatvl, reported to the Legislature .'if New Hampshire by the representative of tii own totcp, and unanimously passed by the Democratic Legislature of Aij otrn State, in 1 17, as follows: . "Resolved, by tho Sonata and House of Rc prsscntatives in General Assembly convened, That o regard the institution of Slavery as a moral, social, and political evil, and, as "such, we deeply regret its existence, and are willing to concur in nil reasonable and constitutional measures that may tend to its ren oval. "Resolved, That all territory which may hereafter be added or acquired by the United States, where slavery d...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 12 March 1856

V I - - - - - . TOlMr?il4fill : THE JOURNAL. HOME FACTS AND FANCIES. Tor the "Journal." ' Grams McaiCAt Coxcert at New Washing ton . 3fy design, is a brief desceiption of a grand musical concert, given in this place, by Messrs. Gourly, teachers of vocal and instru mental music. On the evening of the 26th ult., several singing schools, undur the super intendance of the above named instructors, met in the old log church, which was gorgeous ly decorajed with wreaths of green hemlock and pine, dotted here and there w ith artificial flowers. Scholars and spectators made quite an assemblage, and the old church was made to groan In her very foundations with the oppres sion of the large concourse of people. The performance was extraordinary for this neigh borhood. The execution of the different piec es of vocal kivsfc was such as to reflect much credit on both teachers and pupils ; and while the scholars rested their voices, they were en livened by tho singing of gles, duetts, na tional air...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 12 March 1856

T -I I I I .'--I i I 1 TIU 30U31XIL. , home facts and fancies. ' ,'- j-or the -'Journal.' GaAXi Mcsicit Coxckrt at Nett Wasihsc-Tos.-y' design F, brief desctiption of a cren-l musical concert, given in this place, by Messrs. GonHy, teachers of vocal and instru mental On the eveuing of the 26ia ,. uU 5TeraI. singing schools, under the super--Intance' of the above mined Instructors, fa tha old log church, which was gorgeous- iy decorated with wreaths of green hemlock and pine, dotted here and there with artificial flowers. Scholar's-and spectators made quite an assemblage, and the old church was made to graaa la Lcr very foundations with the oppres "sion of the large concourse of people. The Performance was extraordinary forihis neigh- . Lorhood. The execution of the different piec cs of vocal music was such as to reflect much 'credit on both teachers and pupils ; and while he scholars rested their Toicc-u, they were en - llvcued ty the singing of glees, duetts, na tional airs", fc'c....

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 12 March 1856

"KATY VAT LIFS OXDE BLAIN. The following parody on Tannahilo's universal ly popular song, "Jessotho Flower of Dunblain," was written, it id thought, ty tho Hon. James M. Torter, of Easton. It Is one of the best of its kind. Ee tan vas gone down shoos t pehint the bluo moun tains, Und left de tark night to cpmo on us again, Yen I sthomblcd along 'mongst de schwamps and dc fountains. To see vonce ray Katy vat Iifs on de blain. How schweet is te lilly, mil its prown yallow plos sm; Und so is te meatow, all cofercd wit green ; Eut no-ting sobnrty, and schticks in mine posom, Like schweet little Katy vat lift on de blain. Fho's pashful as any. shustlike her annt Chinny, 5hc s neidcr high larnt, nor yet foolish nor vain; Und he's a great fillain, roidout any feelin, Dat would hurt mine schweet Katy vat lifs on de blain-. My tays vas like noting dill I mot mit mine Katy; All dera tings in do town dey vas nonsense and fain I tidn't see a gall I vonld call my tear lady. Till I met little Kat...

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