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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 16 April 1856

mi i - .r 1 IT 1 4 .4 HUMOROUS. Lqclstriamsm Extk aoedin'aht. A coires pondent of "Life Illustrated," gives the fol lowing aa a portion of the experience of a ca det at West Point : "When I caine back from furlough my class had ridden lor a year, I only for a week or two. Nothing daunted, however, by thh, and blind ly trusting to fortune and my own powers, I buckled on a pair of rusty spurs, bound my self securely to an enormous sabre with a pon derous iron scabbard, and sallied forth. Dra goon brought me a raw-boned, vicious looking animal, which, after some preliminary difficul ties, I succeeded in mounting. Trot ! Horse started ; so did I, half off my saddle. I had never been taught to keep my heels well out, and accordinaly my spurs went in. Ilorse 'went in' too. Motion pecu liar. Began to think I was losing my balance. Sabre flew out and hit the horse on the head. In plunged my spurs deep among his ribs. Another jump. Sabre flew back and hit him on the flanks. Spurs worked conv...

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. — 23 April 1856

u 'A 1.' ,. BY S, B. ROW. CLEARFIELD WEDNESDAY; APRIL 23; 185G. ' VOL 2 NO. 37. : ; - 'A PRETTY LOVE SOXG. ' ' ' ' '"T "WHOV? . ' ;X J.jvo jo tho simplest way ' The thing I feel to Veil; "' ,' Yet if I told it all th day, ' 7,' -You'd iieTer gueii how we:l. You are mf comfort and my lijbt ; My very life you sceui ; . .. ,.,' "I think ot you all day; ail night' ''Hi but of you I dreem, ' ThTO' pleasure in the lightest word That yoa can epeak to mo ; My soul is like the Aeolian chord, ' And Vibratos still to thoe. T never read the lore-song yet, ' So thrilling, Tend, or true,. ' '-. ' ; But in tny own heart I huve met - Some kinder thought t,f ycu. I bleas the shadow on yonr face, The light upon your hair; . . ." 1 like, fur hours to ait and truce . ' . The passing changes there ; ,' ,.I love to hear your voice's tone, . Alt bough you should not say, A single word, to dream upon . .IV Lett thai bad died away. . 0 '. von are kindly as the beam -. That warms whVre'ir it plays; - And you...

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. — 23 April 1856

-I k .su. rj i. JJY S.VB. .E0W.. CLEARFIELD, : WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 1856; VOL- 2.JT0. 37. Vj. ; -A. PRETTY LOVE SONG ; bt iraoa'?:-: a .'-';; '! I love you 'tie lie simplest way ; The thing 1 feel to tell ; -1. Yet, if I toli it alt the day, ' ' : ou'd net er gnia how weU. ;; You are my comfort and my UgLt ; '-, ' My Ter t life yon seem ; , I think of you Ml day ail night 'Tit but e you I dresm, ; There pleajure in the lightest word ; - -. 'f hat yea can apeak to me ' My pool is like (he Alolian chord, And Titrates atill to thee. I sever read the love-aony yet, -So thrilling, fond, t.r true, . , - But in my own heart I haTe mot ' ; : Some kinder thought or you.. I bless the shadow on yonr face, ' The light upon your hair; , 1 like, for hours to ait and trace " - The passing changes thr ;; y -1 lore to hear your Toioe'a tone, : ! ' ' Although you should not say A ifcgle word, to dream upon ;'h:,.B that had died away. i, O' you are kindly as the beam i i 'iThat warms where'er It plays...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 23 April 1856

i POCIRT SoBEBED DOWX. I'tU thinking Of the time, Kate, when sitting by thy side, and shelling beans I gazed on thee, and felt a won drous pride. In silenco leaned vc o'er the pan, and neither spoke a word, but the rattling of the beans, was all the sound we heard." The auburn curls hung down Kate, and kissed thy lilly cheek; thy azuro eyes, half filled with tears, bespoke a spirit meek. To be so charm ed aa 1 was then, nrer before occurred, when the rattling of the beans,'- Kate, was all the sound I heard. I thought it was not wrong, Kate, so leaning o'er the dish, as you snatched . a lot of beans, I snatched a nectared kiss. And a sudden shower made my eyes blind, I neither saw nor stirred, but the rattling of the beans, Kate, wan all the soun d I heard. TrsT of Characteii. Wc may judge of a man's characterby what ho loves as readily as by his associates ' If a person is weded to low, sordid objects if he takes delight in thebach analian revel, the vulgar song and debasing languag...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 23 April 1856

If - jl 0 n rr. --.B.a.aMB3BsWsW si f - a (5 i i' 'A Raftsman's fmtrrtal., 8. B. R0W,.ErlTOR AS1 PKOPUIETOR. r CLEARFIELD, PA , APRIL 23, 1856. TTomuiees of the Philadelphia Convention. ' 'f ! : .' FOB PRE9IJJEST, r ,;w. MILLARD FILLKOEE. ; 1.! ' - iVICE PRESIDENT, , , . , .'"Hi ANDREW JACKSON LONNELSOX. . Union State Nomination. CAN-AI. COMMIS3I0SF.il, THOMAS E. COCHRAN, of York Co. . ! AITDITOK GENERAL, .'. " DARWIX PIIBLP3, of Armstrong Co. gmVEYOR GENERAL, ' BARTHOLOMEW LAPORTE, of Bradford Co. - THE CENTRAL' AMEBIC AH WAR. i- Br the arrival of the steamer. George Law, at New York, last week, intelligence oi an im portant character has been received from Nic aragua and Costa Kica. An engagement took. place on the 2-iith ult., - between 400 ol Gen Walker's troops, under the commaud cf Col. Scblessinger, and about 500 CostaKica troops, under Gen. Mora, President of that State, by which the latter obtained a decisive victory over the former, completely routing the Nica- ragnau army...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 23 April 1856

9r? y T R a ."!! . 11 T T ft 31 It 5: mymMr&j vMumim t f f i f i i f ; f THE -JQTJEFAL. . V VArrAiits AT come. ' KAFtwi. A greit xaacy rafts haTe' passed this place vlthin the last for dys. The wa ter at Lock Haeen, we understand,! hlh, and. from, the apr4" of the weather (it raining nearly u ton Xoaday, as v set tMa,) there w danger of Ka continuiag so for some" &.vs- - The Co!ualLi Spy,.cf the 12th inst. says that the, lumber merchants there are anxioas!y loo&.iag'rsp the riTer for the floating forests and lumberyard, aad that-they will bail tha red shjrta from the mountains with a good hearty, welcome. . Before car "next Issue the most of the rafts ol the upper waters of the West Branch will fcaYe reached., the mar kets below, aad many ef the owners haTe the reward of thelf hard labor and great tlaki. " "" Thi TTaintt. On Monday morning we awoke to t find the gron&d vhUe with aaow, which brocght Crea, overcoats, ice, into requi sition List weeii we had several rai...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 23 April 1856

U-U r ! id i '.I r f r.TS ''4 0 ' ; t u r A U tine, Tie, sLes siiticg ij tby aid, ADd tvLelliag be.u X gazed ra tbpe, and if It a. wm Aress pride- Ixi Jeie JeMi we o'er lie pas, 4 neither rpoke word, Inst the rattling cf be botes, to t3 ie fjctd re Lt-j d - TLe svfevrs exrl Iroi dow 2Lte, end kissed thy JiJly cbesek ; thy .urttre. ejen, Jsulf lld ith trs, bespoke a r.Mi sa.k. Ty be so cttmn--4 as X v Ibw, eer bfore occurred, wien the Tittlicg of fi be." , IT tic, w fcJi the oan3 I beard. J LbetgLt Xt-wa not wrocg, JItle, m leMiisg o'er tf-e id?, as yvu tss.tcLt-4 a lot f beeas, I eat-tcid tcetsre4 kiss. Aa4 A raddeo aliower ra4e cr eyes blli-i, I stejtlter .w oor fciirreii, Ltt the rir;t gf the osans, Hale, wa all the sons d I beard. Jot or Cauix.CTZz-r racy jedg of a bus's cawadwity 2c br-es as readily &i fcy bis usxiitti. ' If jr?roa la weded to low, crdii ;eci If ke ufces delimit Sa tfce ttcL axelisa reTftl, tfc Tuar eoDg ai.4 dtbstirg Uku& we eta &t etc ttli tLe ooas...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 30 April 1856

YOL. 2.-X0. 38. BY S. B. ROW. CLEARFIELD, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 1856, L1FEISRF- BT n v.. x.ocr BXX.OW. Ufa real Lifo is earnest ! Ami the grave is not its goal ; "Dust thou art. to dust returnest,' Was not spoken of the sol. Not enjoyment and not sorrow, Is oar destined end or way; But to act that each to-morrow Finds us farther than to-d y.. Art is long, and time is fleeting. And our hearts, tho' stout and brave, till, like muffled drums, are beating' -Funeral marches to the grave. . ,r In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of lifo, Be not like dumb, driven cattle! lie a hero in the strife ! Trust not the Future, bowe'er pleasant, Let the dead Past bury its dead ! Act act in the living present! Heart within, and Goo o'erhead ! Lives of great men all remind us We ean make our lives sublime ; And departing, leavo behind us, Footprints on the sands of Time ; Footsteps that, perhaps, another, Sailing o'er Life's solemn main, A forlorn and shipwrecked brother, Seeing, shal...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 30 April 1856

r -is r M S. B. EOW. CLEAKFIELD, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 30, 1856. VOL. 2.-M 38. I.IFUISREA1.. ' : Br. n. w. iMCFtuow. Life is real ! Life is earnest ! Ami the grave is not its goal ; ' lust thou art. to dust returnetit,'' Was not spoken of the goal. .Not enjoyment and not sorrow, Is oar destined end or way ; But to act that each to-morrow . Finds us farther than to-dy, , Art is long, and time is fleeting, - . And our hearts, tho' stout and bravo, Still, like muffled drums, are beating - 1'aneral mnrohes to the grave. . In the world's broad field of battlo, ' In the bivouac of life, Be not like dumb, driven cattle! Be a hero in the strife ! r Trust not, the Future, howe'er pleasant, Let the dead Past bury its dead ! Act act in the living present! Heart within, and doD o'erhead! Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives suoliine; And departing, leave behind us, Footprints on the sands of Time ; ' Footsteps that, perhaps, another, Sailing o'er Life's solemn main, A forlorn and s...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 30 April 1856

. fir v L t!ij ; ; J . -- , . ft : V -. - i - I I 1. 4 . i - J Jlaftsinan's Iffurniil. S. B. ROW, i'mron and PKOpr.iETon. CLEARFIELD, PA., APRIL SO, 1650. Kern--?- f the ThlladeJpliia Convention. 1 r'.'R pRtsiDn.vT, ' -' ! ' ' ' M TLtASD FILLMORE. - vicr j-rzsiuext, .... . ; ANUSE W JACKSON DOaTNELSOIT. ITnioa State Ifonunatiom, . ' CANAL COMMISSIONER, , IHOMAS B. COCHRAN, if York Co AUDITOR OENEKAL, : DARWIN PHELPS, of Annstrocs Co. SCRVEYOR Or.Nf-RAL, I ARTIIOLOMEW LA PORTE, of Bradford Co. "; - ' KANSAS. - ' Our cotemporary of the Republican has coni-:-tr.;ei ths publication of Judge. Douglass' Iieport. : A' report ought "to contain a 'fair etatenint of the facts respecting the matters on which the repoi t ia made. ' Bat such a.state-' ment is nowheie to be found in the report bl Jude Douglass. It is in reality an elaborate"- ly written speech, setting forth' one side, and uly one side of the case. Like many other one-sided arguments, , it may appear plausible enough till the who...

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. — 30 April 1856

7 7 1 I - i' I 11 i 1 -4"- I ii 11 - v 8. B. ROW. Editor Avn IWrietor. - : CLEARFIELD, PA., APRIL 3fl, 165G. , If onuoees of the Philadelphia Convention., -!; -.fl V' ', ' is' - , , . - ... ron -president; " "-- '" HILL ABB TILIMORT:;- ' '. TICR rRESIDBST, ' ' ! . : 'ASDHEW JACKSON D055EL80N.. . -': Union State Nominations.' - .' :' TANA!. COMMISSIONER, . ., .,'JHOMAS K. COCHRAN, of York Co. ACDITOR GENERAL, iiARTVIN WlELl'ti, of Armstrong Co. srnvEroR or.NEnAL. BARTHOLOMEW LA PORTE, of Bradford Co' - XASSAS. Our cotemporary of tlio Republican has com menced the publication of Judge Douglass' Report. A report ought to contain a fair statement of the facts respecting the matters on which tho report is mad!. But such a state ment is nowhere to be found in the report ot '.fudge Douglass. It is in reality an elaborate ly written speech, setting forth one pide, and only one side of the case. Like many other onc-3idcd"Srgumonts, it may appeal' plausible enough till tho whole truth is told...

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. — 30 April 1856

fee JOURNAL. AFFAIRS AT HOME. Cbc&ch Notice. On Sunday tho 4th day of May next, the Bev. C. Diehl will preach Lis farewell sermon, at 11 o'clock in the morning iathe Lutheran Church ia Clearfield Borough and ia the afternoon at 3 o'clock, -at Kyle's Meetinghouse in Bradford township. .' N. B. In the morning, after service, u elec tion for church officers will fake place- ?- April 28, 16G6. Jr The Itn EaRxFTisa &c The : unusual quantity of water in the Susquehanna and its tributaries, has retarded rafting operations ve ry much. A great number of rafts have pas sed thlg place last week but, we understand, fcad to tio up between here and Lock Haven The Lock Haven Watchman, of tho 22d, says, hat speculators, pilots, &c, are about in con dderable numbers, but that nothing can yet be . 9 . ... jticgcu. ccnainiy as to trie probable prices, though good square pine timber Is held at t-iht, ten and twelve cents, aud oak at four teen and that there is a good prospect that better pr...

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. — 30 April 1856

V THE JOUMAL. AFFAIRS AT ITOlE. Chinch Notice. On Sunday the 4th day cf May next, the Rev, C. Diehl will preach Ms farewell sermon, at 11 o'clock ia the morning, ia the Lutheran Church ia Clearfield Borough, and ia the afternoun at 3 o'clock, at Kyler's Meetisg house In Bradford township. .? f t ' 2T. B. In the moraing, after serviceman elec Hon for church officers will take place. '. April 28, 1S5.' , ' i Fee RivEa-lRArnxo &c. The-" tmusiial: quantity of water in . the Susquehanna and its tributaries, has retarded rafting-operations -ve ry miicn. greac tnniber o: raits hava pas eed this phice last week but, we -understand, lad to tie p between here and Lock Haven. The Lock IL7en Watchman, of the 22d, says, hat speculators, pilots, tec, are about in con siderable numbers, hut that nothing can yet he judged certainly as to the probable prices, though good siuare pine timber Is held at eight, ten and twelve cents, and ;oak at fonr teen i and that there is a good prospect that bett...

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. — 30 April 1856

uu lj'Tl!- 'iT8 Vfiiwhi't- 'Ii'.'' iw f l TT3 7 t mmm-tmmm ii i i i e '.-!' 1 - - - H .. fill v mi- r 1 r II f 1K - ! " MM. 1 j For tho "Raftinan's Journal.' T II E RED SHIUTS,: Ye are noble boys, ye Red Shirt?, - ' Ye Raftsmen of the mountains. Yo felt the stately pine trees. That grow ainong the fountains. " ' - Ye fitce the wintry snow-storm, With axe upon your shoulder, - . -And bew till ye aro toil-worn, , .raid the wind-storm colder. - Ye aro noble boys, ye Red Shirts. While the snow3 the mountains cover, A nd tho Ice-King rcign3 wiih rigor, Ye turn the timbers over, And with horses and with sledges, Ye drag them to the river. And ye toil and strain and labor. Until the heart is mado'to quiver. Ye are noble boys, ye Red Shirts; When Winter's blasts are over, Ye raft your gathered timber, Till the water you do cover; And ye b?M the neat board platform, ' And heap tho sounding shingle, And then yo fondly fancy l'ou boar the eagles jingle. Yo are noble boys, ye Red Shirts. I've s...

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. — 30 April 1856

ft, - ' - - - liv: . 1 1 v- ;. ; ... TO A N - la PS ' i ! I For the 'Raft.-mian's Journal.'' ; THE KED SHIRTS. bit j. r. w., sr. Ye aro noblo boys, ye Red Shirts. " . . ' Raftsmen of the mountain. y Ye fell the stately pine trees, ' . That grow among the fountains. .:. Ye face the wintry snow-storm, - With axe npon your shoulder, And hew till ye axe toil-woru, Ai&id the wind-Btonn colder. ' Ye are noble boys, ye Red Shirt? ; While the snowa the mountains cover, And the Ice-King reigns with rigor, . " ' Ye turn the timbers over, And with lmrscs and with sledges, ' " Ye drag theni to the river. And ye toil and strain and labor. . Until the heart is made to juivcr.. . " Ye are noble boys, ye Red Shirti ; - Wbn Winter's blasts are over, Ye raft your gathered timber, Till the water you do cover; And ye build tho neat board platform, ... And heap the sounding shingle, And then ye fondly fancy You hear tho eagles jingle. Ye aro noble boys, ye Red Shirts, i; I ve seen you on the river, ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 14 May 1856

CLEABFIELD, WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 1850. VOL. 2.-NO. 39. BY S. B. BOW. AN ADVERTISEMENT. Wanted a hand to hold my own, "As down life's Tale I glide ; Wanted an arm to lean npon, Forever by my side. Wanted a firm and steady foot, With stpp secure and free, To take its straight and onward pace Over life's path with me. Wanted a form erect and high, A head above my own, F-o mnch that I might walk beneath Its shadow o'er me thrown. Wanted an eye within whose depth Mine own might rise and see Uprisings from a guileless heart, O'crflown with love for me. Wanted a lip whose kindest smile Would speak for roe alone ; A voice whose richest melody Would breathe affection's tono. . Wanted a trne. religious soul, - To pious purpose given. With whom my own might pass along, The road that leads to Heaven. . TIIE QUAKER PATRIOT. The British troops were investing Long Is land, and spreading the fire of resistance that had been kindled on Bunker Hill to a wild blaze. The time had come when no one who re ...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 14 May 1856

m U J IL4I U u H N N m in, ft-l F 3' II IE V ii ff II 1 3 Ik. 31 ,'fi II ,1 4' . J BY S. B. ROW. CLEARFIELD, WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 1856. VOL. 2.-M: W. AN ADVERTISEMENT. Win ted a hand to hold my own, " . As down life's Tale I glide ; Wanted an arm to lean a poo, . Forever by my side. - - - Wanted a firm and steady foot, . With step secure and free, To take its straight and onward pace Orer life's path with me. . Wanted a form erect and high, . - A head above my own, ' , Fo much that I might walk benetth Its shadow o'er ine thrown. - Wanted an eye within whose depth .. Mine own might rise and see Uprisings from a guileless heart, O'erflown with love for me. - Wanted a lip whose kindest smile Would speak for me alone ; A voice whose richest melody v . Would breathe affection's tone. " 'Wanted a true, religious soul, To pious purpose given, With whom tny own might pass along, The road that leads to Heaven. . THE QUAKEIt PATRIOT. The British troops were investing Long Is land, and spreadin...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 14 May 1856

u ...... . I r '3 V- f i 5 3 5 1 11 A- ii. til 4 ft: H ! I - i a. fminml. S. B. ROW. Epitor axd Proprietor. CLEARFIELD, PA., 31 AY 11, 185G. Nominees of the Philadelphia Convention. FOR rUESIPEVr, MILLARD TILLMORE. YICC PRESIDENT, - ANDREW J ACXSON DONff ELSON. Union State Nomination. CAXAL COMMISSIONER, THOMAS E. COCHRAN, of York Co. AUDITOR GEXER1L, DARWIN PHELPS, of Armstrong Co. 6CRTETOR GENERAL, SAKTIIOLQilEW LA PORTE, of Bradford Co. Philadelphia Election. Tbe election held in the city of Philadelphia on the Grh instant for municipal officers, resulted favorable to the Democrats, Vaux, their candidate" for Mayor being elected over Moore, American, by 4000 majority ; Stephen Taylor, Dem., elected Con trollcr; W. A. Porter, Solicitor ; Peter Arm bruster, Receiver of Taxes; and James M Leddy, City Commissioner. The Democrats haTe also a majority in both councils. There ia nothing very discouraging in the result of this election, that we can see. It was a mere local affair, contro...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 14 May 1856

4 1 - - V :'4 Raftsman's oiinial. rat S. B. ROW, L'ditob Ai rKoruiETon. CLEARFIELD, PA , 31 AY 11, 185G. I?cm:ni of the Philadelphia Convention. - FOR rRESLPEST, MILLAED IILLM0S2. VIC2 PBESIDENT, A2TDHEW J ACKSOH DOHNELSOX. Caioa Stale Weaiin.V.iosis. CANAL commissioner, THOMAS E. COCHRAN, of York Co. iFDITOX 6ENEB1L, DARWIN PHELPS, of Armstrong Co srpvrron central, BARTHOLOMEW LAPOKTE, of Bradford Co. Philadelphia Electiox. The election held in the city of Philadelphia ou the 6th instant, for municipal officers, resulted favorable to the Democrats, Vaux, their candidate for Mayor, being elected over Moore, American, by 4000 majority; Stephen Taylor, Deni., elected Con troller; W. A. Porter, Solicitor; Peter Arm bruster, Receiver of Taxes; and James M. Leddy, City Commissioner. The Democrats have al30 a majority in both councils. There is nothing very discouraging in the result of this election, that we can see. It was a mere local affair, controlled in a great measure by local caus...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 14 May 1856

Tit illfTSl! i , CTE JOUMAL AFFAIRS AT HOME. - Ttrose & CtA&riiz Raixroad.A meet fug cf the stockholders of this company was held oa tbe 5th instant, In PhUltpsLurg, at which lion. James T. Hale was elected Presi dent, John T. aSathias, David J. Prune r, A. G. Cnrtin, C. R. Foster, J. C. Williams, J. B. Craham, Jon. Boynton, G. L. Reed, John Pat ton, J. T. Leonard, L. J. Ctans, and Edward Perks, Directors; Josiah TV. Smith, Treasu rer; James P. Montgomery, Engineer; and William BagsLaw appointed Secretary of the Board. By a reference to an advertisement ia to-day's Journal, it will le seen that the engineer is to proceed to the immediate loca tion of the road, and that fire dollars on each shire is to be paid to the Treasurer within thirty days. This looks like going to wort vlth the right kind of spirit, and no doubt can any longer exist that this railroad will he pushed forward to a speedy completion. Of tLis we are the more fully convinced when we take into consideration ...

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